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How to download from a URL containing too many megabytes of text to open it in a browser, without installing software?

I need to provide a process for people in a tightly controlled corporate Windows environment, who can't access PowerShell or install wget-like software, to download very large XML files from web ...
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Hosted Network Not Supported

Back when I had Windows 8, I would run Hosted Networks from my computer all the time using the netsh wlan start hostednetwork code in the command line terminal. However, since I have updated to ...
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ISO USB WIN 10 install repeats Loading Files and reboots

ISO USB WIN 10 install repeats Loading Files and reboots... Pulling the USB drive at reboot time does not allow continued install of Win 10. Just boots UBUNTU as it would had no Win 10 File Loading
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Multiple Microsoft Hosted Networks in one household

Trying to have multiple hosted networks in one household but something is wrong. On PC 1 it is set up using the commands netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=HotSpot key=8characters netsh ...
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BSOD BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER while installing Windows

ERROR SCREENSHOT IS HERE I have formatted and installing Windows using DVD, My USB isn't working, computer just hags whenever anything attached to USB so there was no option to boot from USB. In ...
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Unable to upgrade to windows 10

I already reserved windows 10 months ago, but it does not offer me to install it. There is a symbol at the bottom right. If i click it then i just get some infos: I tried it with the Media ...
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Show file dates from MTP device?

When I connect my MTP device (Android phone) via USB to my Windows 10 PC, open it in Windows Explorer, and set the View to Details, it does not show the file dates. Is there a way to make it do so? ...
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Enable Sleep Windows 10

I was trying to enable hibernate on my Windows 10 PC. (It was purchased as Win10, I did not update it from 7 or 8). I typed powercfg -h on in an elevated command prompt. When I shut down my computer ...
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Failing hard drive. How to find out which one?

I have a "failing" hard drive that makes some noise once in a while(15 min or so).sound ex: search for: Samsung 40GB desktop hard drive with bad head knocks a few times. I have used "Seatools" and "...
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How to make my pc look like the photo I have attached? [on hold]

How can I make my Windows 10 look like this : It is gained from this question from Movies StackExchange.
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How to enable keyboard keypress sounds on Windows 10 System?

Is there any way to enable Keyboard sounds on windows 10? Any way I could enable keypress sounds? I have DELL XPS laptop with Windows 10.
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Windows 10 administrator account

Why does Windows 10 warn me that a program "can't be opened using the built-in administrator account" when I am logged in under a different (non-built-in) administrator account?
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How can I find out the command line options for git-bash.exe?

Apparently my google-fu sucks... I know these from other StackExchange posts: --cd-to-home # Change directory to home --cd=<path> # Change directory to <path> -i # ? -...
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How to set some keys to be pressed automatically and alternativly?

I need some pattern of keys be press automatically in a loop. For example windows Key+prt sc then up button and wait for 500ms and anew... I need to this hundreds of time by a loop
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Windows batch extract zip files, into folders based on zip name and combining similar zips

I have been searching for a way to bulk extract zip files in a directory and extract them into individual folders based on their zip file name. I found: Extract all Zip's in a directory (incl. ...
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Windows CMD - How to rename all files in all subfolders to parent folder name

Alright scripters, Im still trying to wrap my head around the FOR command. What Id like to do is rename all files in all subfolders to the folder name they reside in, retaining their extensions. Id ...
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Weird driver sticking around

There seems to be an extra driver (E:) connected to my computer that Clicking on it would tell me to insert a disk into the drive It seems to be an SD card and has absolutely contains and holds no ...
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Search inside of folder shortcuts

I have a folder with 100+ shortcuts to other folders all over my computer. I need to search inside each of these folders, but i have not found a way. Another user asked the same question: Search ...
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How can I stream a video from a media playing program, into a file? (to retrieve video off a DVD with CRC errors)

I have a DVD with CRC errors. I have tried DVD shrink, it showed a CRC error and stopped. I tried Handbrake, it only copied 30min rather than 1 hour. I tried How can I copy files from a scratched ...
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Windows Command Prompt: dir + what option shows only Directories and not files?

All / (switches) in Windows don't have any filter purposes. I know in Linux it is - (options). At a Windows command prompt, how can I show only Directories and not Files?
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I think WLAN autoconfig can't find my wireless adapter

I have tried everything. The driver is installed and working but it won't show in network connections. WLAN autoconfig says everything is fine but it won't turn on the adapter.
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Nmap scanning Virtualbox Windows VM through static IP

I have a Windows 7 VM set up on a Ubuntu host with a static IP assigned to the VM (192.168.56.2) but when I tried scanning this IP with nmap I got strange results root@Host-PC:~# nmap 192.168.56.2 ...
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Intel Wireless Network Adapter won't allow mac spoofing on Windows but is possible in Linux, how? [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 5558 laptop which consists of Intel Dual Band Wireless AC as the WLAN card and the corresponding WLAN driver is installed. I was trying to spoof my address using Windows 10. ...
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Automatically shorten paths over a character count limit in bash

Windows and tools running on windows servers (eg. OneDrive) have a limit on path lengths. I am looking for a command line tool in OSX/Linux/Unix to, within a directory, shorten all paths above a path ...
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Boot with flash drive on tablet

I have a insignia flex with windows 10. It came with a keyboard but I cant get the flash drive to show up in boot select. I really want to install Windows 7 as it would be better. How can I resolve ...
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What Java package from Oracle is this Microsoft link supposed to download? (from Visual Studio 2015 Community update 3 offline install)

Know what am I supposed to download that the following Microsoft link was supposed to give me? (ie link below gives error for me) http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=616976 I need to download ...
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Windows routing issue

I have two Windows boxes (Windows 10 and Windows 7). The first one named SERVER runs OpenVPN as server, the remote one named REMOTE runs the OpenVPN client and connects to the SERVER fine. Both have ...
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Windows 8.1 2 in 1 Tablet tied to unused Hotmail account whose password is forgotten?

Windows 8.1 2 in 1 Tablet tied to unused Hotmail account whose password is forgotten? I have some old family folks who did not realize they created this, then they lent the machine to another old ...
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Use Android phone screen for windows PC [on hold]

I have a PC but I would like to use an android phone for a screen. I can connect it via USB, Wifi or bluetooth (but I'm looking for the lower consumption possible). Is there an app for that?
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How to move content of removable drive to folder on the same drive using CMD?

I want to move all the content (including sub-folders) of a removable drive to folder which is inside the drive. This is how it looks in Windows Explorer:
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Windows 10 Startup Managment [on hold]

Does anyone have any advice or experiance with managing Windows 10 Startup programs, services and processes? I have seen tutorials on how to mess with the registry to prevent programs from starting ...
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How do I type a logical 'OR' i.e. (∨) in notepad?

I just wanted to know regarding typing a logical 'OR' i.e. ∨ (\u2228) When I try to type ALT+8744 (8744 being 2288(hex) in decimal), it works/ the ∨ appears ok in ms word or wordpad, but in ...
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Is it possible to save free windows 10 upgrade to harddisc, and upgrade in the fufure?

I've got windows 7 on my laptop, and I can do the free upgrade to windows 10. All system requirements are OK. I don't really want to do the upgrade, because I like my current Windows 7. But I know in ...
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On what versions of Windows is Microsoft Message Analyzer preinstalled?

Microsoft Message Analyzer is Microsoft's solution to capture, display, and analyze protocol messaging traffic. On what versions of Windows (if any) is Microsoft Message Analyzer preinstalled?
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password protected sharing option does not exist in my windows server 2012R2

I have given 'everyone' all permissions to the shared folder of my windows server 2012R2, but when I used a client machine such as windows 7/10 to access the shared folder, I still got a user/password ...
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How to disable shield icon in windows 10? [duplicate]

Just installed windows 10 and I get these annoying shield icons whenever I create shortcuts to a desktop. What is causing it and how can I disable it for all icons? Edit: after suggested methods ...
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wget for windows with TLS 1.2

I use wget.exe in Version 1.11.4 (which seems to be the latest Version for Windows). But this doesn't work with TLS 1.2 as wget added the this feature in Version 1.16. Is there an alternative tool ...
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After restart file ETC/HOSTS Change Automatically Windows 10 [duplicate]

Please Help Me I edited Hosts file on windows 10 like this : 172.28.201.126 bi.bpjsketenagakerjaan.go.id 172.28.201.97 bpu-online.bpjsketenagakerjaan.go.id 222.124.14.129 mail.bpjsketenagakerjaan....
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What is wrong with my hard drive? When I try to shrink it a volume, it says “The volume you have selected to shrink may be corrupted.”

I was trying to multi-boot Windows 7 and Windows 10. I was already on 7 and I make a new partition like usual and I install Windows 10 like usual (I guess the only unusual part was that I accidentally ...
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Should I purchase Windows 10 upgrade disk?

I've got a retail Windows 7 disk with a key, and I've received Microsoft's free upgrade to windows 10 (that from what I've understood by checking my hardware)... I'm thinking about buying a new PC in ...
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How can I permanently add virtual spot request server@amazon AWS to Teamviewer account?

I want create AMI image on Amazon AWS, which I want run on spot request instances. I need to connect to these instances (in one moment is always running only one) through TeamViewer. But every time I ...
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Why does my Windows Firewall keep forgetting its settings?

Windows Firewall continually forgets its settings. It does not remember programs that I allow, and if I turn off notifications for blocked apps, the notifications are turned back shortly (at least ...
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How programs determine which language to install in on Windows?

I have installed Geany IDE and Microsoft R Open on my Windows 7 64-bit computer which has Windows in English and some of the localization settings set to Turkish format and it has a Turkish IP. When I ...
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Win 10: Dism /RestoreHealth fails: “The remote procedure call failed.”

I ran sfc /scannow from Command Prompt with administrator privileges, but the system could not repair itself, even after rebooting. I tried to repair the Windows Store using the Windows 10 install ...
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I shutdown the laptop but when I turn it on, all the programs which were open are still open

It happened 2 weeks ago and still happens everytime I shutdown my laptop,when it turns on all the programs are just as i let them before shutdown.
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Remote Desktop extremly slow, direct on the machine there are no issues

I'm copying a file from my Windows Home Server 2011 via Explorer (Network). Because it is so slow (1 MB/sec) I had a look on it via Remote Desktop. Working with it is extremly slow. Now I went to the ...
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Having dual boot working, is it possible to boot an OS or another based on date/time?

First of all, this is my first question here. I took a look but didn't find a similar question. Also I don't know if this is the right place. Correct me if anything is wrong. My question is a "how-to-...
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Creating Task Trigger for writing to a certain disk

I am looking to create a window that pops up anytime a user saves to the c drive which reads Warning, you just saved to the c-drive! I have looked into the task scheduler with events, but I am not ...
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I cannot determine hostname of remote machine, but my local DHCP server can

I have 3 devices in my network - my PC and 2 self-made devices. My PC serves as DHCP server for devices. All this is connected via ethernet and switch. DHCP server shows valid hostnames of devices: ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR5B97 Wireless network Adapter not detected in network and sharing center

I tried to rollback my network adapter driver but it failed. The next day my driver is still installed and I can see it in the device manager but I can't see it in Windows network and sharing center. ...