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What NTFS permissions to choose for secondary partition?

My computer has two disks and two partitions: C: for Windows D: for data The idea is that C: is expendable and can be reimaged quickly. Everything of value is on D:. What NTFS permissions should ...
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Strange “SA … checker” attributes being added to body tag

Not sure if this is a good place to ask this question, but here goes. I am a web developer, and lately I have noticed a strange attribute being added to the <body> tag of every web page I open. ...
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mingwm10.dll missing: error at program start and unsure how to proceed

I want to run a program in Windows 8.1 (64bit) but upon starting the program it crashes because it cannot find a file mingwm10.dll After searching for more information with Google: I do not ...
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Garbled text at end of file. Is this encryption related?

Preface: About a month or so, we upgraded our work systems from a Windows 7 desktop to a Windows 8.1 Dell laptop. Laptop's file system is NTFS with DDPE file encryption and desktop's file system is ...
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How can a process run from a command line without specifying a drive letter before the path?

The Synaptics Touchpad Helper runs at user logon as a scheduled task. The command line configured to run the executable is... "\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe" As you may assume, it is ...
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create tunnel in order to access https via port 443

I have Windows machine that connected to Linux server 192.9.100.10 And Linux server has connectivity to the IBM blade center management GUI - 192.9.100.200 From my Windows machine I do not have ...
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windows and linux virtual machine software

I want to run some simulation software (with Oculus Rift support) on windows as the main OS, and have it talk to software that is built for Raspberry Pi / Arch Linux/Arch Linux ARM (but no windows ...
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Airplane mode and wifi runs simuntaneously in windows 8.1

I am using windows 8.1 pro ver: 6.3.9600 build 9600 in my laptop when i turn on airplane mode at the same time the wifi can also be turn on or turn off. generaly it should not be happen and all ...
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How to force enable PAE at Windows Setup Startup

Is there a way to force Windows Setup to enable PAE (physical adress extension) at start up, like I can do with linux installations ("/forcepae")? I found an MSDN-Page about Physical Address ...
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Is there a possible way to disallow hyper-v host to use network connection?

I'm looking for a way to run serveral hyper-v vm's and only allow network communication through the virtual machines, the windows 8.1 host shouldn't be able to use any network connection. So that any ...
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Why are there no odd Windows process Ids?

There are many ways to look at the process IDs in Windows, in PowerShell: ps | select Id, ProcessName | Sort Id | ft -AutoSize gives me: Id ProcessName -- ----------- 0 ...
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Open program/windows on specific monitor

Is there a way to tell Windows on which monitor it should open a windows independently of where it was closed?
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Share Ubuntu VM folder with Windows to use Visual Studio with Docker Volume

I've been using Docker for nearly a year, running it on a Ubuntu 14.04 VM, with Sublime Text 3 for programming in Javascript/php. I would like to be able to also use visual studio for editing the ...
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How secure is the Windows clipboard?

I've been using the Windows clipboard as a method of getting passwords from Lastpass into desktop applications. I've been wondering exactly how secure is this? Can't any program access the clipboard ...
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System does very weird things [on hold]

My Windows 8.1 OS has been acting weirdly since 2~3 days ago: My computer theme is deleted, only default the theme remained. Software information seems to be deleted from the OS: Some software's ...
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Remove Suggested Programs for Unknown File Extensions

I've spent an hour Googling this to no avail. I am running Windows 8.1 Pro x64. I have a situation where I regularly introduce all kinds of new, obscure file extensions to my system. For this ...
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How to display byte sizes with binary prefixes?

For as long as I can remember, Microsoft DOS and Windows have been displaying byte sizes with decimal prefixes, instead of binary prefixes. This has plagued at least two generations of computer users ...
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I've to give my final year project on CD. How can I make sure it requires minimal efforts to run?

My project details: JavaEE pure JSP/Servlets MVC MySQL Tomcat Pressing ^Ron IntelliJ was easy. Now I have to give my project in a compact drive. What can I do so it does not require much effort to ...
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Linux on Mac with bootcamp already containing Windows

I have a MacBook pro retina. I have installed Windows using Bootcamp (no virtualization). Can I further use Bootcamp to also install Linux (Ubuntu)? Or, does the fact that my bootcamp hosts Windows ...
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win8/win10 map key to equation

I have a USB calculator (Canon DK100i II) which has a Tax+ key, which takes the current value, and applies a configurable tax rate and updates the value in the display. [e.g. $32.10 + Tax+ key = ...
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My Ghz is capped to 0,78 [on hold]

So I have this Lenovo G710 laptop and my clock speed is 2.27 GHz (max) but capped 90% of the time at 0.78 or 0.76 GHz. This laptop worked great, but one day, this just happened. Any help with this? ...
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Keep receiving BCDEdit “The system cannot find file specified” errors

I'm currently having a huge problem where I cannot play CS:GO due to an issue with enabling/disabling DEP, Kernel Debugging and Kernal Integrity through BCDEdit in Command Prompt. According to THIS ...
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Windows 8.1 INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE error preventing startup

Background My Fujitsu Lifebook laptop (running Windows 8.1) has gradually been getting slower over the last few months, so I recently took steps to speed it up. These included: Making use of the ...
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Windows 8.1 start screen opens when using move window shortcut [duplicate]

I regularly use the short cut Win key + left arrow or right arrow to move windows around but recently when using this shortcut as well as performing the command it has begun opening the windows start ...
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How to enable echoing in telnet.exe client

Can I somehow enable echoing in the standard telnet.exe client when connecting to the bat.org server? Is it possible at all? telnet bat.org When I'm connecting to this server via putty, echoing ...
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need help getting rid of a virus [duplicate]

I'm getting this virus about 8-18 happen at once. My Avast! is blocking it but it triggers when ever I shut down my computer, and turn it on again. I have done a virus scan with Avast! and ...
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Launch programs by typing their names in 'run' dialogue box [duplicate]

There are some applications such as notepad and cmd which can be launched by typing their name in run dialogue box, can I just create entrys like that for all applications?
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Multiple programs run to issues after an instant shutdown on a blue screen

Jump to Update 3 for a quick view of problem details and cleared list. Issues found so far Apache(httpd) won't start, a crash happens always with "stackhash_0a9e" error Closing Notepad++ throws ...
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Time out configuration for projecting to second screen on Windows 8.1 32bit

I am trying keep programs running with the display turned off on my windows 8.1 tablet, but cannot get it working properly no matter what. The display goes black but it is not completely turned off. ...
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Can I automate an audio playlist to play at certain times, in a desired order?

I currently use Windows Task Scheduler to play certain playlists at certain times of the day/week, which we broadcast online as part of scheduled programming. Each time the task executes, it opens the ...
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I can't get Windows 8.1 to execute batch files through the interface

(moved from stackoverflow where I mistakenly placed it in the wrong spot) Windows 8 has decided that a .bat file has no association. I can't choose to associate it with cmd.exe from the open file ...
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How do I install a previous version of Chrome?

I have a problem with the latest version of Chrome (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/31225926/how-do-i-download-a-file-with-webdriver-in-the-latest-chrome-version-43-0-2357-1) so I need to download ...
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How can an OS change the boot order?

On a machine that uses UEFI and GRUB to boot I've witnessed Windows decide to change the boot order. I thought boot order was only the business of me and my motherboard and simply non-existent in the ...
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Windows drive unallocated after moving drive to external on USB 3.0

I have swapped the HDD in my laptop with an SSD and reinstalled Windows. I was hoping to put the old HDD into a USB 3.0 enclosure and transfering some files over, but the drive shows up as ...
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Visual Studio overwrites settings

A chkdsk snafu rendered my computer unbootable, so IT gave me a new one. Now I have to reinstall and reconfigure everything to my liking and Visual Studio 2012 gives me grief. I managed to lift most ...
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Users lose access to the database folder

I work as IT Support for public service. Some of the software our users use rely on Oracle 9 as database. By default, it installs itself in root folder C:\Orant9i. But from time to time a user calls ...
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Procedure checklist for slow computer problems

For me one of the most hard to pinpoint the causes problem is to determine what is causing slow behavior. In many cases you can't find a process which is consuming more significant memory than the ...
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Reinstalled windows on same drive, windows.old folder is broken

I reinstalled windows, from within windows, on the same drive (inserted the disk while windows was running, and ran the installer). When the installation completed I had a C:\windows.old folder that I ...
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Checking if a key is present on the windows registry through batch file

I work as IT Support for public service. Some of the jobs we have to do on a regular basis is to install some software developed by our own developers. We usually do it as procedures, in which in ...
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How to make an AIO MSDaRT usb/disk

I know there's an AIO windows installation disks, but is it possible making an AIO MSDaRT disc/usb? I wanna have a bootable MSDaRT disk to chose from Vista, Win7, or Win8
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Is it possible to move the windows folder to a second drive to seperate the usage?

I have two small, slow drives. They're big enough to contain the windows folder. I've read before that it's possible to move a folder to a different drive and make windows think it's still there by ...
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How to rename an executable from its details

I have loads of .exe files that got renamed to file1.exe, file2.exe, etc. When you look at a file's Details under Properties (in Windows Explorer), it has the original file name under "Product Name". ...
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My system is not listing boot-able USB device in BIOS boot device list

I have a ASUS S56C ultrabook and i was trying to install the windows 8.1 through a pendrive. First the device was listed but it gave me error of GPT partition.. so i have converted my ssd disk to MBR. ...
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How does Windows deal with process memory or resource exhaustion?

The other day I was working on a Windows 7 32-bit PC, with a few applications running including Firefox. Over time I kept opening new tabs in Firefox until, suddenly, the Firefox window started ...
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Reformatting drive from a GUID partition to an MBR partition

I understand that Truecrypt is not compatible with an GUID partition but that is the limit of my knowledge. I am currently using a system that has a GUID partition but doesn't have bitlocker ...
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Boot fully encrypted Windows 8+ with GRUB without password using keyfile

I have a current setup so that my entire linux (including /boot) is encrypted and when I first start grub a password is needed to access /boot from my linux partition. But my entire windows partition ...
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Explorer.exe crash frequent

Some days after I solved my precedent question, Windows Explorer started to crash again, but now I can login and everything, but it crashes randomly (frequency vary between 40 seconds and 5 minutes) ...
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Can't Copy/Paste Files in Windows 7

Starting yesterday, after I installed the Windows Updates I can no longer copy/paste files on my system. I can however, copy and paste text just fine. Both keyboard and mouse copy/paste functions ...
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My external hard drive has a 360 GB system file

I have a 2 TB external hard drive. Inside the Windows hidden folder "Systeme Volume Information", there is a 360 GB system file. What can it be ? I also noticed the other day when I tried to back up ...
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Unable to mount windows hard drive on linux live usb

I am fully shutting down windows with "shutdown /s /t 0". I also tried "shutdown /s /f /t 0" I then insert my linux live usb and boot from it. Everything works fine, but when I try to access my ...