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Search-and-go in Windows CMD

I know that for file search on Windows CMD one can use the following command: dir /S /P "PATH/FILENAME" Is there an easy way to go straight to the result directory. For example, the requested file ...
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Windows batch script: Manual power up vs Wake on Lan (WOL)

OK, I have a (win 7) desktop computer with WOL set up so I can turn it on remotely, it works fine. Next thing, on this computer I have a batch script, which runs at startup and starts various apps, ...
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Why on Windows 8 if I click right button using the mouse the system freeze?

I have a very strange problem using Windows 8. Suddenly when I select a file\folder icon and I perform the right click using the mouse (to copy\paste, delte or other operations) it only show the ...
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Toshiba Satellite C660D -1EN , Windows 7

Some of the keys that don't work include the: Caps Lock key (light doesn't turn on but if I press Shift is working), X, C, V, Left Control key, M., if I press some letters typing different...example: ...
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I need a way to disable/freeze Windows PC or keyboard/mouse for 15 minutes of every hour. What can I do?

I am looking for a way to disable a Windows PC for x minutes every y minutes, ( 15 minutes every 1 hour for example ), where the pc is disabled/frozen, or the keyboard/mouse frozen for an interval and ...
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IP address of the SMTP GMAIL

would you know what is the IP address of the SMTP GMAIL (It allows you to send mail from a batch windows) @echo off set repertoire="C:\Mon repertoire\" set emetteur=email.emmeteur@domaine.com set ...
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Error: not enough storage is available to process this command when install window server 2003 in win 7 32 bit

My computer has 25 G NTFS free for window server 2003 sp2. When I run install file : WindowsServer2003-KB914961-SP2-x86-ENU.exe, The system returns error message as the title after extract files ...
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Blank Desktop (No Icons) after Windows Update

I have a windows 8.1 laptop. When I start it, the desktop is black. There are no icons and I can't right click on the desktop. I can right click the taskbar, or I can do the windows button + r to get ...
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What are the Proper Steps for Complete Restore of Computer after Being Infected?

I feel that many the average computer users come across a similar situation to what I am in now. A situation where these users find that their computers are infected with difficult to remove viruses, ...
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Prevent Windows from shutting down if transfering file

Is there a way to prevent Windows from going to sleep mode if there are file transfers going on? It is very annoying to have a massive GB file going over wireless only to close the lid for it to ...
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Windows programs mysteriously lost licenses and activations

I have a remote desktop server that recently lost the licenses and activation information for Office, Quickbooks, and the CALs for Remote Desktops all at the same time. I went ahead and re-entered the ...
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Trying to repair infected rpcss.dll in Vista causes black screen on bootup

I ran the malware scanner Hitman Pro on a Windows Vista computer, and it detected that C:\Windows\system32\rpcss.dll was infected. I uploaded the file to virustotal.com and its analysis said that 28 ...
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Out Of Range Message When Entering Boot Selection Menu

When I boot up my dell Optiplex 760, and press F+12 for my boot options, the Alba TV I am using as my monitor then says "OUT OF RANGE". What can I do to fix this?
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can't edit hidden files in sublime text 2

In windows, upon saving changes to a file that's hidden, sublime text 2 throws the error "Unable to save". Is there a setting or something to enable editing of hidden files?
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Start two java programs synchronously with one CMD Script

I have a Java program that requires our API's MiddleWare to be started first in order for it to work. The MiddleWare is contained in a Java Jar file. Normally I have everything working if I open two ...
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cachedir \ packages \ and a bunch of .pkc files?

I created a Java program that uses the Java ScriptEngine API to evaluate Python Modules. The Java program adds several API jar files to the CLASSPATH and a Jython.jar file as well so that the ...
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Windows Power Plan automation

I like to keep my Asus ROG G750JZ(laptop) on all the time and I have already automated sleeping at 01:00 in the morning, auto wake-up on opening the lid. However since I am not using the laptop all ...
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How do I recover my missing files [duplicate]

I have a Windows 7 computer that I put iTunes on. I have an external hard drive. I had iTunes organize my music in the external hard drive into a different directory. I now find that all my mp3's ...
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Set Flash plugin “Allow now” to be reset when reloading a webpage

Using my laptop if I set Flash plugin in Firefox 30 to always ask for permission whenever a website requires to use Flash then I'll be asked for permission every single time a webpage from the same ...
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Should a scheduled task remain in the “Running” state?

I'm new to using the task scheduler and I'm using it to run a batch file provided online when the computer boots. I r-clicked it and told it to run. It did and all is fine, but the Status of the task ...
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Automate ISO creation from CD [on hold]

I just realized recently that most of the computers our family uses don't have an optical drive (a Chromebook, MacBook Air, and a Lenovo Yoga). I have a large stack of CD's and DVD's I'd like to ...
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How may I clear the cache of Mongoose web server?

I have recently started using Mongoose web server for Windows, after having run IIS for many years. I like the simplicity of Mongoose. However, I have run into a caching problem. First, I had both an ...
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Disable Intel(R) 82578DM Network Connector permanently

My computer, HP Compaq 8100 Elite CMT x64-based PC, running Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64 bit) is equipped with an Intel(R) 82578DM Gigabit Network Connection which connects to the Motorola ...
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Miracast in Windows Server 2012 R2 (Devices in Charms side bar missing)

I have, so far been able to add my TV to my devices list in Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter edition, However unlike in Windows 8/8.1 I am not able to Project my display content to the TV as I dont ...
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Replace windows with linux

I have decided to replace windows 8.1 with linux elementary os.But, seems like every where people talking about dual boot with windows but i want to replace windows so what should be the process: ...
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Enabling OpenVPN in Windows

I'm trying to establish a VPN from my Windows 8 machine to a server running OpenVPN. I have all certificates, key and configuration file set up. OpenVPN GUI works fine and says "client is now ...
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Is it safe to connect a hard drive to my computer to image it if I know it contains a virus?

I was recently asked to help a friend fix a virus laden computer and I was wondering if it is possible for viruses infecting another computers hard drive could pose a possible risk if I connect that ...
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Access to applications on two discs

I have two hard discs in one computer, there is Windows XP on each. When I am booting Windows from HDD I can use applications being installed on this disc, but when I am booting Windows from another ...
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What's the best hardware/software for ebook readers? [on hold]

So an old laptop an be used to download a lot of books or manuscripts but what is the best book reader amongst the Kindle type devices? Consider: Storage perhaps for many books and many years, like a ...
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Why is Opera browser in version 12.16 for Linux and version 22 for Windows?

I noticed that Opera browser is in version 12.16 for Linux version 22 for Windows. Why is there such a dramatic difference in version numbers?
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Change the text in title-bar of chrome window from [xyz - Google Chrome] to [xyz - Something Else]

I'm using VirtuaWin and it lets you assign different desktops to different windows based on their title, and I want to assign 2 different chrome processes to 2 different desktops. Is there a way ...
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Run 2 multiple chrome process instances with different executable filename; not working

I'm using VirtuaWin and it lets you assign different desktops to different processes, and I want to assign 2 different chrome processes to 2 different desktops. So I tried to copy and rename a ...
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How to return a GPO to Not Configured?

Recently a new piece of software started being included in our corporate Windows 7 image that, during silent install during the deployment process with Windows Deployment Workbench, sets the Windows ...
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My Windows Media Player cannot recognized my Phone through wifi sync, only by USB cable, what to do?

My phone can be recognized by my windows pc (Windows Media Player) only through USB cable, but not through wifi sync. How can I fix this, what settings to modify? My phone does not appear on ...
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my computer wont open because of a harddisk [on hold]

my computer use a PATA cable for a hard disk then i change a hard disk using a SATA cable then after that my computer wont open anymore . guyscan you help me to fix this ?
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Why does my new monitor randomly flash black when playing videos

It usually happens when the videos are full screen, and nothing changes in the video for a second, but I don't think it is confined only to these conditions. It's a relatively new ASUS VE248 (under a ...
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Windows 8.1 doesn't boot unless I boot from installation USB

I can successfully install Windows 8.1 on a Samsung Series 5 Ultra, but when I try to boot the system it only shows a menu with the main HDD as an option. I select it and nothing happens. The only way ...
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How to do connect to ubuntu machine (remote desktop) from windows machine remotely? [duplicate]

How to do connect to Ubuntu machine (remote desktop) from windows machine remotely? I need to add an account on my Ubuntu machine. Maybe through ssh? Thanks
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Windows Server 2008 R2: perl ppm doesn't see modules unless I'm the system administrator

I just did a fresh install of ActiveState Perl 5.16.3 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 system, and things seemed to go OK until I went to review the installed modules with Perl Package Manager (PPM). When ...
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Can't get past Launch Startup Repair through nothing

I turned my computer on the other morning and it had two options on the screen. Launch Startup Repair and Start Windows normally. I clicked the normal. Then it goes back to the Launch Startup Repair ...
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Why won't my diff.exe run from cmd line?

I've got a number of utilities installed in C:\program files (x86)\git\bin, many of which shadow built-in command line functions. So as not to run afoul of that, I would rather NOT add that folder to ...
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Netgear NAS Windows 7 Home and Premium

Using NAS and Raidar works nicely on Windows Pro, but not on Windows Home. In fact Home will not basic share with Pro even on the same LAN. So share permissions and passwords are irrelevant as web ...
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If I encrypt my partition can my data that wasn't encrypted be still recovered?

Let's assume a scenario: I have a file on a partition in Windows 8 NTFS that isn't encrypted with BitLocker. I create a file on said partition. I delete the file. I encrypt the partition with ...
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Virtual Windows on top of hidden linux

My end goal is to have a machine that is running Linux but automatically starts up a virtualization application (Xen looks the best right now) and boots Windows. At a glance I know this will require ...
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How to compare two Truecrypt volumes

I have used up too much space on my C drive. When I set the system up, I created a 100 GB Truecrpt volume on an external 1 TB drive and was going to use it for all my data. Somehow I copied the same ...
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Triple boot pc with windows, linux(any flavor) and OSx [closed]

I am a .net developer, lately started THINKING on learning android and ios development. I learnt the technologies that i will need to learn, but what bothers me is the hardware or you can say ...
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Making program installations on Win7 completely removable

So I'm pretty meticulous when it comes to Windows installations and I really like to know what exactly is installed on my computer and why it's there. However, over time, it seems that my every ...
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.exe files wont close with task manager or command prompt - Windows 7

This is happening with my video game DayZ StandAlone and Google Chrome Browser and a few other programs. But I will close the program normally and it will appear closed until I check Task Manager. (I ...
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Finding Windows rootkits from a Linux live DVD

I'm looking to set up a procedure for ferreting out possible Windows rootkit infestations from a Linux live DVD. Especially preferable are steps I can automate by shell script. I already know you can ...
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Are there any NULL bytes in an MS Access database?

Mercurial diffs files only if it is "not binary", where "binary" is defined as "contains a NULL byte". Do databases in MS Access (.mdb) contain null bytes?