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Windows 10 Blue Screen Error (SYSTEM SERVICE EXCEPTION)

I open my pc failed, it shows blue scree with error (SYSTEM SERVICE EXCEPTION), than I start it for safe mode and get the dump file, open in another pc. This is my analyze result by windbg in below. ...
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How do I get rectanuglar tabs in Google Chrome on Windows 10?

I'm on Windows 10 and would like to make them rectangular (mainly to make them stop overlapping the title bar since I use custom themes). The problem is, I'm no good with scripting and can't focus ...
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XCOPY /exclude reference a ext file that is not in the working directory

I have tried to reference the directory of the text file after /exclusions. What is wrong with my syntax? xcopy "J:\Common\NY SERTIFIKATBANK\18 Buoyancy Reports\Nav Lights\534515" "534515" /I /...
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Windows 10 start menu not working

Firstly, I am aware of this question possibly being duplicate of Windows 10 Start Button Repeatedly Becomes Non-Responsive and Windows 10 Start Menu Stops Working. The second links says Try ...
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Pip.exe does not install the requested passage, instead displays “python.exe stopped working”

Using Python 2.7.11rc1, I tried to install PyInstaller using pip. However, when I typed in pip install pyinstaller the command prompt printed out Collecting PyInstaller and a few seconds later a ...
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How can I crash my display driver?

I would like to crash my display driver and have Windows recover from it. When this happens in the wild it's accompanied by a status bar message such as: Display driver amdkmdap stopped ...
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Decoding generic permissions / access rights in Windows

If I have the following 3 permission values for 3 separate folders in Windows: Decimal: 268435456 - Binary: 10000000000000000000000000000 - 29 bits Decimal: 134217728 - Binary: ...
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Fill a small gap between 2 displays in windows 7 [duplicate]

Here's a picture of my monitor setup: I'm wondering if it's possible to fill the gap between display 5 and display 3, so that I don't have to pull the mouse down and move around it. Edit: Without ...
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Brightness control on multiple monitors in Windows 10 via software (non DDC)?

I have three displays on a Windows 10 system that need to have brightness of the displays controlled individually. Integrated LCD brightness controll is not sufficient; I must have additional ...
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How to recover BKF files

I made backup of my marriage picture in Windows XP. It's extension is .bkf. Now i have Windows 10 in my desktop and found those backed up files. I tried to restore it but some error like: Unrecognized ...
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Interruptions by inspect element

When I am typing an email, "inspect element" continually interrupts me, causing me to have to reset everything in order to continue. It is making me crazy! How can I fix this???
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Windows Explorer default action when typing

When I open Windows Eplorer and I start typing in it (without actually writing in a field), it normally scrolls in the list of files and folders that are being shown and selects the element that ...
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Chrome tabs crash after a bit of browsing

I already saw this thread here, but neither disabling the Shockwave plugin nor deleting the file Local State did work. When surfing, after about 30 seconds when I open a tab and type in an address ...
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Cannot remove “US Keyboard” from quick language selection list (Win+Space Bar)

I have two languages for windows spell check in my system, English (United States) and French (Switzerland), but despite both languages being properly configured with "Swiss French" input keyboard, US ...
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Message Reminder

I made a program which displays a message whenever a user logs onto the system, but I want this reminder to be displayed when I get work on some specific process! Here is the Code @echo off ::See ...
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Prevent application from flooding recycle bin

I have the PlaysTV application on my computer for recording gameplay moments. The application has a limited space for saving video before it starts deleting the older video. Unfortunately instead of ...
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Will Windows Reset PC remove windows update and/or drivers?

My PC is running a little slow so I wanted to Reset using the Windows 10 reset feature. Will doing this remove Windows updates or drivers I've installed up to that point?
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Unable to connect using Telnet

I am unable to connect one of my friends computer using telnet. We are connected under the same network and Telnet is installed on both the computers. After using the command for establishing a ...
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PC Storage not adding up? [duplicate]

I have used around 350GB of my 1TB (930GB) storage device. The problem is it says I only have 65GB of space left on the storage and that does not add up. I know there is hidden files and I did all the ...
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URGENT HELP -REQUEST - ONLINE /OFFLINE TEST CREATOR [on hold]

I need to create an online if not at least an offline test with multiple types of questions which are already on my excel sheet. I am short of time and this has to be done to allow approx 70 to 80 ...
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How to resize window size according to a specific process name on console command?

I have an application, which automatically maximizes its window in each launch. Is it there any command like Win32 MoveWindow which can reposition and resize the window, according to a specific ...
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Firewall rules by command in Windows will still work when using 3rd party firewall software?

Firewall rules can be set by command in windows, this way: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/947709 Would those command still work if the computer has a 3rd party firewall (like Comodo, ...
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Very, very slow PC when power button is pushed on due multiple auto startup wares

I've got multiple background software that automatically popped-up during startup. Where is exactly the place to tweak this thing? Many thanks.
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Why can I still read compressed files?

Why is it that when I Zip some files in Windows and double click on the resulting file, I can still see all the files in their original form? Since they were compressed, shouldn’t they be illegible? ...
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Windows XP - Trace / Log Applications Generating System Sounds

I have come across a Windows XP machine that repetitively plays the default beep at a consistent interval (about every 2 seconds). It is definitely something generating the beep system sound, as ...
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Java Will Not Install on Windows 8.1 64x

I removed Java to install an updated version (so I have installed Java before) but when I try to install the updated version, I receive a pop up (user control-are you sure you want to allow this?) ...
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Why are Windows line breaks larger than Unix line breaks? [duplicate]

So I created two files, each with 127,955 lines and 24 random characters per line. As far as text the two files were completely identical. However one file had Unix line breaks and the other had ...
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Tell Windows dial-up to ignore Carrier Detect

A little blast from the past: Is it possible to tell Windows (XP+) to ignore the Carrier Detect signal when initiating a dial-up modem connection? In the default configuration, if the CD line isn't ...
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Disable Asterisk Symbol in Windows 7

My Windows 7 machine is having a really strange glitch that has made it nearly impossible to use. It is unrelated to the keyboard and is not any kind of detectable virus. Basically, it will type a ...
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How to automate screen recording ideally just on user input (keyboard/mouse)

Windows 7. So at work it gets busy. Really busy. And this results in mistakes being made. For example, someone might ring in a really long and complicated transaction. And then the customer might ...
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How do I add VLC to the open with right click explorer context menu for .iso files?

I've seen a similar question here but no working answers?
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How to change or delete the entries in the Google Bar App Launcher?

First of all: What is the Google Bar App Launcher? The little icon on the New Tab Page in the upper right corner, a small 3x3 grid symbol. This thing: You can customize this menu, i.e. ...
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Hostname resolving to old ip

I'm in a Windows network. Recently i replaced one of the machines in my network; it has the hostname 'server1'. I put a new machine on its place, with the same hostname, 'server1'. The problem is, ...
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is possible to remote desktop two users in one pc simultaneously in windows 7?

I wanted to remote desktop my two user account created in windows 7 simultaneously I have the concurrent patch for windows 7, however my modem router doesn't support remote desktop. is there any ...
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Skype Standalone making some issue in system [duplicate]

I got Skype standalone software(no need to install) from one friends shared folder in office. After I open it, All my system basic operations (select) get effected and showing some abnormal behavior. ...
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“The requested file is not a valid font file” in Windows 10

I'm having the same problem listed here: Unable to install fonts on Windows 10, but toggling the Firewall on or off does nothing. I've also tried modifying the permission for full control for all ...
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upgrade existing recovery partition to windows 8.1

I am using Lenovo G510 Notebook. It came with windows 8.0 recovery option and Lenovo One key recovery (OKR). I have upgraded my windows to 8.1 from windows Store. Now I want to update my recovery ...
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Memory defrag in Windows 10 for virtual machine hosting

I have a very legitimate reason to want to defrag the memory - I need to run a virtual machine that requires 2GB of memory. Unfortunately it requires that to be one continuous block in physical memory....
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Is there a way to open windows command CLI from Windows Explorer with Administrator rights?

In windows explorer, you can open a folder and type "cmd" in the address bar. Then a CLI (cmd) is opened with the CWD set to the path that was selected in Windows Explorer. But this is not run as ...
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How can I install elementary OS alongside windows 10 without a USB or DVD

Only way of transferring data to and from my laptop is the SD card port, its the only thing that works, none of my usb ports are working and my dvd drive is dead as well. Also i want it alongside ...
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'C:/Perl64/bin/' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file

I installed active perl on my win2k12 server, I want to run a perl script but it showing this message, 'C:/Perl64/bin/' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch ...
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Windows XP guest VM on Windows 10 host with GPU and audio

I am attempting to run a Windows XP guest VM on a Windows 10 host, with GPU acceleration and audio. This is so that I can convert a really old XP computer with really old installed games into a VM, ...
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Auto shut down during startup update?

Yesterday I turned on my new laptop. The windows 10 said it needs some update before starting into the OS. Suddenly it was shut down by itself during updating. Pressing the power button resumes the ...
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How does R-Studio recover thousands of deleted/“lost” files from a SSD with no free space

I have a Samsung 850 EVO for a Windows 7 64-bit boot drive, with a single partition. There were 14,478 JPEGS (as well as thousands of other files) in approximately 180GB of free space on the SSD, ...
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Can't get my Gigabyte Brix to connect to a monitor

I was given a gigabyte brix GB-BXBT-2807 and installed the hard drive and memory. I have connected it to a Dell monitor and a vizio TV but I do not get a display. The monitor goes into power ...
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I cannot enable Windows Spotlight

For some reason, I cannot enable Windows Spotlight on my computer. I have Windows 10 Pro N, the same version as another computer in my house that has the Spotlight feature. I think that the idea of ...
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Force DISM to unmount/delete a mounted Windows WIM

I use DISM to customize and update images that I deploy to our computers. I do this on an external drive because its really heavy on I/O. A while ago I appear to have left the image mounted in my F ...