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Transferring data from windows hosting disk to Ubuntu hosting disk from within Windows 8.1

I have two disks in my pc (disk 1: a SSD hosting Ubuntu. Disk 2: a mechanical hard disk hosting Windows 8.1) I basically have no internet connection on my Ubuntu operating system due to the fact that ...
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Windows service recovery - run a program wont work [closed]

How do i do this? i've tried all i can think of. Browsing for my .exe file i want to run. run a bat file writing forcedos.exe in program textbox and path to my bat file in command line parameters ...
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Utility to FORCE a Windows desktop to lock after <x> minutes of inactivity (screensaver unreliable) [duplicate]

Title says it all, it seems my Windows 7 workstation doesn't always respect the screensaver settings, is there a secondary utility that would be able to forcefully lock the workstation after a certain ...
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TortoiseSVN: how to find a repository on the local machine

The question is how to find an SVN repository on the local machine in Windows7? I know the green (if no changes) or red mark (if changed) should be displayed on that folder. However, how to find that ...
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Block EMCO Remote Shutdown process

Is there a way to block remote shutdown sent by network administrators through EMCO Remote Shutdown? I've tried with shutdown -a command, but it seems that EMCO doesn't send the shutdown signal ...
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Application specific routing in windows

Would it be possible to make a specific application to use a specific route to access the internet? Well this is my scenario: my laptop is connected to two gateways one with ip address 10.10.10.1 ...
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Retrieve contacts from Viber PC version

Question: I was using Viber in both PC (not the windows 8 metro style app) and Mobile phone. Unfortunately I lost my phone. Still I can user the desktop version of Viber . I can see all my contacts ...
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What exactly happens when you reboot your computer? [closed]

What happens when you reboot your computer? Does Windows shutdown some processes and saves them or something? How does rebooting fix so many common problems?
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Set IIS to run with environment variable

I'm trying to run IIS with the COMPLUS_ZapDisable environment variable set to 1. Per this link (which shows how to do it for regular exes), I hope this will allow me to load non-optimized versions of ...
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Which encryption for shared dualboot-partition? [closed]

I’m using my laptop with Windows 8.1 Pro and Linux (Fedora 21 atm) in Dualboot. To encrypt the device I am using BitLocker for Windows C: and LUKS for the Linux-Parititions. Furthermore I want to have ...
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Computer is slow to startup, and asks lots of questions

I'm not very good with the computer and I'm a senior so please be kind. when I try to restart my computer it says press esc for start up menu but it takes a long time for the next words which are ...
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Could not start PSEXESVC service on [MachineName]: Access is denied

I'm trying to use PsExec to start a process on a remote machine. I posted this question on SO, but I realized it's probably better suited here. I also have spent a few hours trying to figure this out, ...
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windows 8.1 - simple setup that do not require admin right but prompting for User account control

I have windows 8.1 with standard user account when I run simple setup that don't require admin right but prompting for user account control which runs perfectly in widows 7 standard user. Even ...
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SSD changes disk file system automatically [closed]

I'm using AMD Radeon R7 480Gb SSD. I don't know why, but yesterday laptop crashed. It stopped response and I turned it off manually (by holdin power button). After this I attempted to start system, ...
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Windows freeze after closing open/save file explorer from an app

When I call a windows explorer from an app (open/save file), as soon as it closes (whenever clicking cancel or actually saving/opening a file), the app will freeze for 3-15 seconds. Nothing particular ...
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Spoofing MAC Address - No Connectivity [closed]

I have a Windows Server VM, running on RHEL, whose MAC I have spoofed through Device Manager. The spoofed MAC address appears to have been set properly and is shown when I run 'getmac'. The VM ...
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Batch File not working after modification

I have a batch file that creates folders in other client folders. I added one additional folder to be made now the bat file won't work. Am I missing something here? @echo off set Dir=y:\(Directory ...
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Windows 8.1 uable to achieve full gigabit speed

Recently I had to replace my home router (TP-Link 1043ND) with TP-Link Archer C7. Newer one, to my big surprise, doesn't support jumbo frames but old one did. This casued a problem as I had to turn ...
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Double-clicking a universal data link (.udl) file doesn’t open Data Link Properties dialog box

Ok folks, I'm pulling my hairs out on this one so hoped the wisdom of the crowd can help me out here and keep me sane... I have a new workstation with 64-bit Windows 7 on it and I can't use ...
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How to get the count of a string from a text file . The output is wrong

I have written a code for finding the IP address count from a text file. if similar IP dress exist in file toto.txt : My code to do this is: use strict; use warnings; my %count; my $str ; #my $file ...
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Task Scheduler repeat task not triggering

I am trying to set up a task that will start up an .exe every minute. I have created a Trigger, that when triggered will run the .exe and repeat every minute indefinitely. (I have also tried ...
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Remove Windows Live credentials from Microsoft Word

I have a Windows 7 Professional 32 bits with all service packs and Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 with all service packs. I use OneDrive to store my docs and I open it from Internet Explorer ...
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copied boot partition to ssd and windows fails to boot

I just got an ssd, my main drive has 2 partitions. The second one stores some large installed apps, but nothing should be used for bootup that I know of(there maybe a few things, not sure, but ...
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Windows left/right navigation in text editor without arrow keys [duplicate]

I need to be able to navigate left and right on a text line in a text editor without going to the arrow keys. I am a Mac user that recently needs to use Windows for a good majority of programming ...
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“The unattend answer file contains an invalid product key” when trying to restore Windows 7

I'm trying to fix a friend's Windows 7 PC. I originally asked a question at How to restore a Windows Vista PC to factory settings, when it has been upgraded to Windows 7 And got a useful answer from ...
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VirtualBox USB Support, USB Drive is NOT working, detected or recognized

I'm using latest stable version of Oracle VM VirtualBox with VirtualBox Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack on CentOS Linux release 7.0.1406 (Core) (Linux 3.10.0). My Virtual Machine's Operating ...
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Running batch file on remote machine (VM) using PowerShell

Quick question, have searched for awhile but can't find answer anywhere. Some background: I have a local machine and remote machine (Virtual Machine) that I am connecting through RDP. I have a batch ...
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WindowsCE Extend Dual Monitor

We have a Windows 7 machine running the XP server from thinstuff, we then have 2 HP t510 (Windows 7 Embedded) thins with dual monitors (DVI-D and DVI-I through VGA adapter).... These work fine with an ...
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Execute command on linux virtual machine (or server) from windows commandline

I usually use software on a windows machine, but now need to call one commandline executable that I only have a Linux version of. I installed a linux virtual machine, but I would like to be able to ...
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Uncompress bz2 file from command line on Windows

Is there any tool in the Windows command line that allows me to do this? Otherwise, is there any light and portable application that will allow me to? Related question, can I rename .bz2 extension to ...
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Close VMware Horizon View Client on Log Out

Using the VMware View Client for Linux I can use the command line parameter --once to make sure the client closes itself after the user logs out from the virtual desktop. The VMware View Horizon ...
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How to stop a running .bat file which runs after every 10 minutes

I have written a .bat file which runs every 10 minute. The problem is now when i want to stop it it never stops. (This .bat file further calls a perl file in the code). What can be done to kill it ? ...
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Groovy script to connect UNIX remotely

I need to run a Groovy script on a remote Unix machine, from a (local) Windows command shell, and I want the stdout/stderr of the script to show up in the Windows . Is this possible by any means?if ...
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Automatize file transfer to a windows server

I'm looking for a simple way to copy files over internet to a remote server using a tool that would work in the commant line, for automatization purposes. So no RDP. All I've come up is FTP. Are ...
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HP Pro Book 430 G1 with DOS operating system convert into windows

I have an HP Pro Book 430 G1 with DOS operating system i want to convert it into windows 7 may i know if it is possible, there's no DVD hard drive it is possible on USB?
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Is there any way to change the default tab of task manager in Windows 8?

In Windows 8, Task manager always opened on "processes" tab. Is there any way to set other tab (e.g. "Performance") as default tab?
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Create an animated plot of data points from csv

I have a large CSV File containing some data points [~3MB, example data] as a series of coordinates. I want to create an animated plot of point where the point is moving acoording to the given ...
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To send Enter key over remote computers in CMD

Below is my batchfile script that will launch an application in HOST & remote computers. @echo off setlocal enableextensions enabledelayedexpansion for /f %%a in (C:\COST\PCList.txt) do ( SET IP ...
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Ways to start a program at windows startup?

I had an updater program that started itself on logon but was not able to find it anywhere. After some time I found a hidden task in the task scheduler and managed to turn it off. That made me wonder, ...
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Visual Studio 2013 install gets blocked

I have a problem installing VS2013 with update 4 included. The install gets blocked everytime withe following error message: log: https://gist.github.com/anonymous/4ca019237eef8443573f I would ...
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Installing windows 8.1 on drive letter A [SSD]?

I want to install windows 8.1 on my computer SSD and before I waste my time searching all over the install how to change the drive letter for the system partition, I would like to know if it's even ...
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Hp 15 Seeming total failure of network adapters [closed]

I'm kind of embarresed that something usually so easy to fix has managed to entirely elude me. It's like the answer is right in front of my nose. I started my HP 15 this morning to find that I seem ...
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How to “cascade” Windows 7 file details throughout a folder tree?

In Windows 7, is it possible to set the file details you want to view on a top-level folder and then have that view cascade to all files in all subfolders, whether those subfolders already exist or ...
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Remap Caps Lock to AltGr/Alt+Ctrl on Windows?

Does anyone know how to remap Caps Lock to AltGr/Alt+Ctrl on Windows 7? Closest I've come to solve it is using SharkKeys, but if I try to map anything with AltGr it says SharpKey doesn't know about ...
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Windows won't accept new default program

I am trying to set MarkdownPad2 as my default program for opening .md files on my Windows 7 PC. I installed MarkdownPad2 via Chocolatey. If I open MarkdownPad2 and then use the File -> Open menu I can ...
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Stange behaviour with “use hardware acceleration when available” option in Chrome browser

I recently change a setting in my chrome browser (latest version 39.0.x.x) and I noticed a strange side effect: The setting I changed was the "Use hardware acceleration when available" and it was ...
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Why is a service not automatically starting on bootup? (Windows 7)

I run an application that needs the Telephony service to run. Despite having the startup type set to Automatic, I still need to start it manually after it boots. I created a bat file with "net start ...
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Is it slower when using 3TB hard drives on Windows? [duplicate]

For some reason I have a notion that it's somehow detrimental to the performance of your windows machine (and other OSs?) to use hard drives that are larger than 2TB. When I was thinking about this, I ...
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Compiling gcc-c++ 4.9.2 -std=c++14 in CLion JetBrains IDE [solved]

I was trying to compile a cpp program using option -std=c++14 in CLion. But I got an error saying g++ error: Unrecognized command line -std=c++14 It's working fine using -std=c+11. My cmakeList.txt: ...
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How to access windows HDD like d drive from the Android L installed PC

I have installed Android L 5.0.2 x86. but I am unable to see my d drive or c drive from the Android OS. Is it possible to access the drives. Thanks Krab