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How do I force Chrome to display the URL at the bottom when you hover over a link?

For some reason, the updated Chrome is not showing the URL at the bottom for links. Is there a way to force the display of the URL when you hover over a link in Chrome? This question did not help: ...
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Error While Encrypting External Drive using BitLocker

I have a 6TB WD External Drive - My Book Studio Edition II - with lots of our backups which i want to connect to a Windows 8.1 Pro Machine that has BitLocker enabled on it. I cannot ignore this drive ...
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How to restore a hard drive from a usb disk image using ubuntu

As a result of a series of events to convoluted to get into, I have a 128gb flashdrive with a windows 7 system disk image on it and a harddrive that I would like to restore it to. That harddrive is ...
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Add additional paths to VIM on Windows

I want to add additional $paths to vim74 under windows. I use $VIM/vimfiles and $VIM/vimfiles/myfunctions a lot and wanted to add them as paths, i.e. $VIMFILES. I had worked out how to do it in ...
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How do I remove a corrupt amd sata controller driver?

I have been getting a error 11 disk 1 in event viewer and it is causing operating problems. I have been trying to figure out how to remove the driver AMD SATA Controller driver version 1.2.1.376 and ...
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Can I save boot profile so my slow computer can stream in Google Hangout?

I actually have two computers, both running current version of Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit. Neither one of them will stream even decently in Google Hangouts, Go to Meeting, etc. First is a ...
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AHK script to open specific webpages

I cannot set up a script when trying to use just part of the Window Title of a webpage using Internet Explorer or Chrome SetTitleMatchMode, 2 #IfWinActive, bab.la Italian-English dictionary - ...
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Can a System Repair Disk “user account” access any file?

I want to create a simple disk image using a System Repair Disk by simply copying all files to another disk. But can it access all files? I know that when I try accessing the Recycle Bin file on an ...
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Windows command to list the windows application event log

Can anyone please tell me the windows command to list the windows application event log on a server. I have the powershell command, but for the servers did not install powershell I need the windows ...
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Graphics card not showing in Device Manager but it works

Hey guys got a strange one. I have a Windows 7 PC that was running fine up until last month when the OS took a nose dive. I reloaded the OS back on there but now I cant get it to install the ...
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How to Enter Hex Colour Values in Excel?

I've googled the topic and searched on Super User for a preëxistent answer, and yet I cannot for the life of me figure this out. What I want to do is simple: just assign a particular colour in the ...
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How can I boot a bootable windows 7 installer usb

I have a bootable usb windows 7 installer. It is working in another computer with windows 7. I want to boot it from a computer with zorin OS but I can't. I can see it from my bios menu and I can set ...
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How to Disable Chrome's New User Menu in Windows?

Can i get rid of this icon? I have disabled the enable-new-avatar-menu as well the enable-new-profile-management flag, but now this changes nothing (Tried on two Windows and one OS X machine). On OS ...
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Printer driver needs to be installed on every reboot

Currently I have a Dell 1815n MFP printer to which is connected to my network via ethernet and a router to which the rest of my computers are attached to as well. I can install the printer fine by ...
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Set a shortcut to prompt with “Run as different user” dialog in Windows 7

In Windows 7, you can hold down the shift key, right-click on a shortcut, and select "Run as different user", which will present this dialog: Is it possible to create a shortcut in Windows 7 that ...
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where does copied file location of rdp resides in windows

In general while we copy in local windows the files resides at clipboard and it would be used from clipboard. Recently while working on rdp the normal copy paste works with ease which puzzled me ...
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Windows explorer key to jump to end of selection

When renaming a file (example.txt) in the windows explorer, the name (example.txt) will be highlighted and gets replaced when typing. When pressing the right arrow key, the selection clears and the ...
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“C:\ProgramData\Package Cache” missing - how can I completely remove Visual Studio?

I am in the process of migrating some projects from an on-premise TFS server to Visual Studio Online. Somehow, someone has removed the package cache folder (C:\ProgramData\Package Cache) from our ...
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Restore open applications and files after a manual restart

Sometimes when I log in to my pc in the morning it has restarted (possibly to power cut or updates?) and all my applications such as SQL Management Studio, Visual Studio(s) etc re-open any queries, ...
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Slide show running on a secondary monitor pauses when focus changes

I have observed that if we change the focus (from the slide show) while running a slide show, which is set to advance automatically (in a secondary monitor) the slide show pauses automatically. ...
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how to hide a partition with active VHD?

i'm trying to create a partition where it'd store an image of the OS with all the necessary software installed(i still need to find out how to do it) and an active VHD attached something like this ...
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Windows Disk I/O 100% at boot for 20 Minutes

I have a fast computer (quad-core i7, 3.5 Ghz, 24 GB of RAM, Windows 8.1) and I installed a new hard drive less than a year ago that was supposed to be as fast as you could buy for an HHD and not an ...
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Why do have most (Windows) programs such 'complicated' setup programs?

There seems to do a lot of complicated stuff going on - that also make it hard to uninstall when (i.e.) the original uninstaller breaks down. Why isn't it just as simple as: Unzip all unique files ...
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Modify Chrome's startup command line options

I managed somehow to install an insidious toolbar. It modified many of my browser settings but one is especially puzzling. By typing chrome://version in the address bar I've noticed the following in ...
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I messed up my Windows 8.1 Fonts folder

I tried to back up my C:\Windows\Fonts folder by copying it. That gave me a "Fonts - copy" folder. I deleted that folder and now the properties of the original "Fonts" folder have changed. I believe ...
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Launch a .exe when a specific USB device is connected [duplicate]

I would like to launch a .exe when a specific USB device is connected (for instance a Akai LPK25 USB MIDI keyboard). Is there a simple way to do this with Windows?
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Not able to download all files from nexus to git repository folder with wget

I am downloading files from the nexus repo using wget command. Using the command, I am able to download all the files in the C:/ area, but when I am using the same command inside ...
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How does start.exe work?

I found out that start.exe might be useful as a tool intended to run installed programs. So I can run Word: start winword # located in "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\office15\WINWORD.EXE" ...
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Dell Dimension E521 not waking up from sleep or hibernate

I have been having some unusual power management problems on my Dell Dimension E521. When the computer goes to suspend mode automatically, it suspends properly, but when I turn it on, all I get is a ...
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How to allow user to access only his personal directory when his group has access to the whole disk?

I want to disallow a user to access to disk D: except his personal D:\Documents folder. The user belongs to Users group. I don't want to restrict the whole Users group so I should somehow create a new ...
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How to record echo mssage displayed on command prompt using C#? [migrated]

I am using below function to call EAR_Encrypt_FTP.bat in C#. Is there any way to trace the echo messages dispayed in cmd.exe while running the batch file?? I need to process echo messages displayed ...
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create a folder which links multiple folders

Suppose there are directories as below: D:\SVN1\a\xml D:\SVN1\b\xml D:\SVN1\c\xml D:\SVN1\d\xml and D:\SVN2\xml I would like to merge all xml folders/files under a b c d of SVN1 and link the ...
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Windows 8.1 automatically waking from sleep

I have a problem with WOL on my home network, hopefully someone can help as I am all out of ideas. Some info regarding my problem: I have recently setup a mini media server in my house, to host all ...
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Windows command prompt abbreviation or shortcut key

In some OS (i.e. IOS, JUNOS, FortiOS), it supports abbreviation like sh ver is equal to show version. For the shortcut key, if you type sh and press TAB, it will complete the command as show. Is it ...
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How could I search a text file in Win7 and make it display matching lines

I have a large list of names that I have to search through many times a day. Using "find" in Notepad has gotten me by, but is there a way in the command line to display the matching strings by line ...
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Inline images are lost when copying them to a RDP session

Observed behavior: Copy some text including an embedded image from an email in Outlook to the clipboard Paste the clipboard content to a RDP session into Word the text is pasted, the image itself ...
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Can't connect to VPN any longer on Windows 8.1

I'm not sure what caused it to stop working, but I cannot connect to my VPN connections that I used to be able to connect to before. I get this error (in Event Viewer's Application logs from ...
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Windows 10 Working poorly

I have Windows 10 insider (technically now it's not an insider anymore but let's say that beta) and some days ago it started working like ***. I have my Samsung 850 evo ssd FULLY USED then it's now ...
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Windows 7 Unable to Focus

I've been trying to dig around to see if I can find this issue to no avail. Doing anything in windows 7 to get the focus of a window besides clicking on the window or using Windows+Tab has no effect. ...
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Disable the auto-upload that occurs on each save

When I save a file in a desktop (Windows) Office application, Office attempts to upload the file to my OneDrive account. It does this every time I save. This works about 90% of the time. The other 10% ...
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Cannot synchronize subscripted folders

I keep getting Outlook cannot synchronize subscripted folders with Outlook Mail. What do I do to correct this?
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trying to run my Gmail account through Thunderbird

I am trying to run my Gmail account through Thunderbird. I cannot access my Thunderbird mail because it is connected to the previous Internet provider and they have already discontinued my account. I ...
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Run windows in virtual machine (get ISO image)

I recently overwrote my Windows 8 default installation by installing the Ubuntu OS. Now I feel sorry for not having done a dual boot and I'd like to get a windows 8 ISO file so that I can run windows ...
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Does the Windows registry hold details of the processor's capabilities?

I have a strange situation which I hope someone can shed light on. I have an old HP laptop NC6320 with a triple boot running Windows XP, 7 and Linux Mint. It's an Intel Core 2 T5600 which supports ...
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Images (e.g. with Clonezilla) of Windows and Linux on a UEFI computer

I use Clonezilla with success for many years to make images from partitions that host Windows 7 or smaller and Ubuntu and other operating systems. Making images and restore them was easy for me. But ...
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How do I copy folders between two Windows servers? [closed]

I would like copy the folder from another server? (Both are windows Physical servers) Here is the scenario: I want to copy the folder from server1 to server2 everyday Server 1 is the source server ...
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Will it be a good idea to shrink the partition on which OS is installed [closed]

Will it be a good idea to shrink the partition on which OS is installed?I do not have any flash drive or external drive for taking USER folder backup.I want to takeup backup on hard drive but i do ...
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Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V with Windows 7/8.1 ISO Boot Failure Issue

I added Hyper-V to my server and created a VM, and tried so many version of ISO(Windows 7, Windows 8.1) But I received message that Boot failure. Reboot and Select proper Boot device or ...
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thunderbirds scrolls back to a selected folder

I have just installed Thunderbird on Windows and added 2 imap accounts. Those 2 imap accounts contains a lot of folders, so there is a scrollbar in the menu to the left. So far so god. But if I ...
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What's the best way to add a second monitor to my computer? [closed]

I've just bought a new computer (Acer Acer Aspire XC-705 8L Desktop PC (Black) - (Intel Core i5-4460 3.2 GHz, 10 GB RAM, 2 TB HDD, DVDRW, WLAN, Nvidia Graphics, Windows 8.1)) and I have a monitor ...