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Difference between Graphical and Processor clock and underclocking a video card

What is the difference between Graphics Clock and Processor clock? On this screenshot of NVIDIA control panel, these are two different sliders, and I don't believe that NVIDIA controls your ...
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which operating system works best?

I have an IntelCore 2 duo T5870 @ 2.00Ghz 778MHz 1 GB RAM laptop working on windows xp. I am getting mesaages from windows that the Windows xp support has been stopped. so now im planning of ...
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Windows 10 Product Key Expiration

Here's what my Windows 10 32-bit Enterprise Edition is showing via slmgr/xps method of activation check : What should i do ? Thanks
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Strange temporary “Access denied” error accessing encrypted file

After a system reboot (Win7 x64), an application (Pidgin) reported that it couldn't access a file (blist.xml) in its subdir under AppData\Roaming\. The subdir was encrypted. Accessing the file with ...
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Installing Ubuntu 15.05 alongside Windows 8.1

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 15.04 alongside Windows 8.1. Windows 8.1 is currently installed, the computer has two drives, both of which (as near as I can tell), use GPT. The first drive is an ...
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See what application hijacked right ctrl shortcut key

As a developper, my life depends on ctrl-c, ctrl-v .. and most importantly, ctrl-z! My left ctrl key is no longer recognized. I tried setting english language at top, but I suspect an application ...
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I deleted ProgramDataUpdater schedule task by mistake

Rundll32 had high disk usage,I googled and found that it's the programdataupdater found in scheduled tasks.Someone recommend to disable or to kill itself after 1 min.I wanted to do that but I ended up ...
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Windows 10 upgrade issue

yesterday i ran upgrade from windows 8 to windows 10. Upgrade finished first two categories, then i accidentally turn of the computer when it was configuring settings. Now windows doesn't start, only ...
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Windows Office 2010 Uninstall taking very long to complete?

I work in an office of about 150 computers that me and another guy manage, I'm helping him out for about a month and the current task at hand for me is installing Office 365 on most computers. We ...
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Does an upgrade to Windows 10 preserve registry settings

Our software is relying on Java's built in presistent Preferences, which stores all settings in the registry under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\JavaSoft\Prefs Should these registry keys be preserved ...
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Give each NodeJs Process a name in Windows TaskList

I have many nodejs software running. (Each node.exe is other script) I want to understand the memory, cpu of each of them. But all looks similar at Windows TaskList An image of Windows Task List:
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Constantly getting this error on Chrome "Resolving Host”

I have been getting this error constantly my desktop and laptop and the way I do is to run the below batch file but after a day or so its come back again and I'm looking for a more permanent fix then ...
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How to edit logon screen icons of Windows 7? [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the Windows 7 logon screen icons and layout bitmaps (of the buttons, etc)? Powerful example of I want to edit: Also, is it possible to remove the frame border over the ...
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How to take a shadowless screenshot on Windows 10?

Using Alt+Print on the keyboard, a screenshot of the currently active window is copied to the clipboard. Unfortunately, on Windows 10 this also takes the area of the window's shadow into the ...
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Which program to use to enable SMB for PsExec?

I want to use a netsh command to enable SMB for the use with PSExec. So far I have (all in one line, but formatted for readbility here) netsh AdvFirewall firewall add rule name=PsExec dir=in ...
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Return 'dir' command results into array/list

I want to know how to return the output of the dir command into an array. I'm using the command like this: dir /s /b *.txt how would I put each result (file name) into an array/list. Thanks
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How to find files older than x days on Windows using Advanced Query Syntax (AQS)?

You can find files older than this week using datemodified:< this week but datemodified:< 7 days does not seem to work.
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Why is my System process doing disk IO?

Sometimes I want to see how much of my resources a program is actually using. But it seems that, often, even though the process is doing a lot it's for example hardly not doing any disk IO at all. The ...
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NTFS compression ate all disk space with no possibility to recover

To increase available space on a HDD (Windows Server 2012 Standard x64), I tried to enable NTFS compression on that drive. While doing the compression, it ran out of available space (despite having ...
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Risk of installing more than one version of windows on my computer?

I wanted to shrink my C: partition, make a new partition in the unallocated space and install windows 10 on it. Since people are used to having C: as the main drive letter, some programs could be hard ...
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How to download 1 million files?

How can I download 1 million files ? I have tried lots of download managers, they all are very slow when importing URL list, currently I have waited for 20 hours on Download Master, I have also ...
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Virtual Window Server 2012 R2 - This PC information?

What do I see if I open the "This PC" > "Properties" on a Virtual Windows Server 2012 R2? Is it the dedicated CPU, RAM a.s.o for the Virtual server or is it information of the physical server which ...
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How to install Google Chrome to alternate drive other than C:/ drive?

I originally asked on the chrome support forum, but it was marked as a duplicate by a moderator, with the original post being from 2009. The solution being to use System Internal's Junction Utility. ...
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Updates to Windows 7 on PC

I have been unable to run windows updates since leaving my company. I believe this was previously done through the VPN. Is there a way to redirect to the Internet directly from home? The PC is it it's ...
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Why are there three copies of Notepad in Windows 7 64bit?

I am using Windows 7 64bit version. I found notepad.exe in the following three paths: C:\Windows\notepad.exe C:\Windows\System32\notepad.exe C:\Windows\SysWOW64\notepad.exe I know ...
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Install Windows 10/7 from Ubuntu 14 - issues booting from USB

I am having issues replacing Ubuntu with Windows. I have read countless posts on how to approach this and they have all failed one way or another. I have been able to create a usb with Windows using ...
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What is the name of the device like thin client?

I know that thin client for working with server is a small box to which you connect monitor, mouse, keyboard. Thin client via network connects to server and you can work in remote windows desktop. ...
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How to disable write caching on windows 8 drive via command line

In the properties of a disk drive in windows 7/8/8.1 there are two Write-caching 'policies' that can be set. I've found disabling 'Enable write caching on this device' significantly improves the ...
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Pre-download Windows Update Package on Windows Server 2012 R2

I am about to maintain a weekly update on a Windows Server. To minimize the down time and the time waiting for the updates to download, is there any way I can pre-download the updates? There is a ...
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How do I encrypt specific files without moving them?

I share a Windows Vista computer with one other user. We're both administrators. I'd like to encrypt the files that are on my side so that if the other user changes my password they won't be able to ...
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Windows 10 keeps showing 100% of CPU usage no matter what

I'm having a curious issue in my Windows 10 Pro 64: the task manager keeps telling I'm using 100% of CPU no mather what: it's just there, fixed, doens't matter which are the consumptions of the listed ...
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“Unspecified Error” when renaming folders in Windows 10

Since the start of the week I can't rename folders anymore. I can create and delete files and folders, and rename files, but renaming folders result in a "unspecified error". This happens regardless ...
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Acer Aspire E 15 won’t startup after downgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 8

I start, push button and welcome sign. Then,a black screen for 20 mins, maybe more as I intervene and push start again to stop it. Then restart and it takes another 10 mins and starts? I recently ...
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On running an exe, Windows isn't recognizing that I have jre 1.7

The Context: I'm trying to run an .exe (it's the installer for glassfish 3, if you're curious). When I run it from the GUI, it throws This application needs version 1.6 or higher of JRE...If ...
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how do I set up a wired 1 to 1 network connection between two computers?

I have two computers connected by an ethernet cable. One is a Windows 8.1 devbox, and the other is a CentOS 7 development server with only a terminal interface (No GUI). The development server will ...
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Windows NT 3.51 tells me Windows 10 really is Windows 8

I know fairly nothing about Windows (as one can never know when it's concerning closed source software), but I use it extensively for over 23 years now. As far as I know: Windows NT 6.2 corresponds ...
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Change order of keyboard layouts

On Windows 7 we had the option of changing the order of keyboard layouts, so I could have my preferred layout as first to have it be the default at startup. On Windows 10 I can’t find that option ...
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How to create a desktop shortcut to an MTP folder on an Android smartphone?

My LG G2 Android smartphone can connect via MTP. I would like to make a shortcut to its internal downloads folder: Computer\LG_G2\Almacenamiento interno\Download\ How to do that?
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Disk defragging with unmovable files

I moved my hard disk from my laptop to my desktop in order to defrag it. I am using MyDefrag to defrag the disk. I was hoping that since the OS used was my desktop's and not my laptop's, the system ...
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how to highly compress folders and files with winrar like 10gb to 500mb or 1 gb

I got one Cod game file from my friend in .rar format and the size shows 1 GB. When I extract it the size was 10 GB I have lots of game files I would also like to compress. How do I do this?
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Hard drive causes bios to freeze but work fine otherwise

When i have my main hard drive (with my main os, windows 7 installed) plugged in, my computer freezes at bios splash screen. But if i get to "[...] Or Insert boot media and press a key" i can plug in ...
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Downgrading to windows 8.1 from windows 10

Ok here is the deal, I upgraded my new laptop to windows 10 without making a backup of my previous windows 8.1 version. And then stupidly cleaned old windows files using ccleaner. And when I tried to ...
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Moving pdf files to parent folder from subfolder with variable names

I'm trying to create a bat files we can use daily to copy or move PDF files from subfolders (names of folder vary daily) to the parent folder. I have tried the below: First tried to just copy the ...
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WAMP Server can't be accessed from WiFi Devices

I had setup a WAMP server in Windows 10, I have configured it to access from WAN. And also I have configured the Firewall, Now the localhost page can be accessed from WAN & wired LAN. But if I use ...
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Assigning Numbers based on a text value

I need help assigning numbers to a particular cell. In my spreadsheet, I have 3 columns (C, D & E) that say "TRUE" or "FALSE" based on information from other cells. Now I need to assign a value of ...
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software keystroke speed for double letters is too slow [on hold]

When I am typing the computer only allows me to type 1 letter of the word in a double letter situation. (anytime i use the same keystroke, ee, tt, backspace-backspace I have to wait a few beats to ...
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How to load files according to Created Date in Windows command prompt

In SQL Server using xp_cmdshell, I was able to load files according to Modified date using a command for e.g., z: & forfiles /m *.jpg /s /d 07/16/2015 /c “cmd /c echo @fdate @ftime @path” But I ...
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Unknow Chinese Program in my PC (Windows Embedded 8)

I am seeing an unknown program in my list of softwares through which I can play video stuff. I have also checked Control Panel, and there is no such program installed in my PC. As I don't understand ...
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Thunderbird can't send emails - SMTP error

I've been using Thunderbird for a while now and for some reason, when trying to send emails via Thunderbird in a Outlook/Hotmail account, this error message is displayed: "Login to server ...
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How does Windows recognize my machine as desktop, when showing “Preparing your desktop”

I was installing Windows 7 on my friend's desktop machine. Once it was installed, it showed the screen "Preparing your desktop": How does Windows recognize the machine as desktop/laptop at first ...