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Wondering if a document has been supplanted on a website

I see a file on a website that is now named with % signs in place of the underscore in the original file name. Could this mean that the original file was replaced with another file?
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WAMP server: Cannot get localhost to work

When i click on the local host tab of my WAMP server it opens up the webpage but gives a blank page with the following error: HTTP Error 404. The requested resource is not found. I have researched ...
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How can I see the correct “private bytes” value in process explorer?

I have a process that intentionally uses large amounts of memory. When I view this process in Process Explorer's list view with all memory-related columns enabled, this is what I see: Note that all ...
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Apply new Windows shell context menu item to encrypted files

I am trying to add a context menu item which will only appear if a file is marked as being encrypted. With an AppliesTo entry, I can successfully apply the menu item to only text files with ...
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Need help to replace one tag with another

Anyone can help me on EmEditor Macro? id="131" restype="x-p" phase-name="pretrans"><source>Good morning</source><seg-source><mrk mtype="seg" ...
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on screen keyboard becme very tiny

I have a Microsoft surface pro with win 8.1 64bit. The onscreen keyboard became very small in the middle of the screen. And the sound that it makes are very low. Can anyone help me to make the ...
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The pendrive connected to the pc cannot be opened due to an error

When I try to open usb flash,windows is displaying the following message: "There was a problem starting ~$WPHC.FAT32.The specified module could not be found."I cant access my usb flash.How can I ...
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How to automatically receive files in Skype Windows?

When I used Skype in Ubuntu 13, there was an option to automatically receive files from our contacts. There was a checkbox & I had to just check it & after that files will be automatically ...
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Can I recover data from a partially RAID 1 system?

I recently bought two 1TB HDDs because I wanted to build a RAID 1 system. I didn't want to lose 1TB of space so using the Windows 7 disk management I mirrored 700GB and kept the rest as a simple ...
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Gear Software Windows 7 [closed]

Is there a free gear software available for Windows 7? Ideally I'm just looking for simple gears and maybe pulleys. Paid software may be include but free is preferable.
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Restore boot without formatting (UEFI)

I have a problem and I would not format more my poor HDDs. Hardware situation: Motherboard Asrock 970 Extreme4 (UEFI) HDD1 (/dev/sda) -> Recovery | EFI Partition | Windows 8.1 HDD2 (/dev/sdb) -> ...
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Desktop wallpaper only allowing solid colors in Windows 7 [solved]

UPDATE: Thanks to Iszi I was able to solve the problem. There was an Active Desktop policy that pointed to the "a.jpg" file. I disabled the policy and now I'm able to choose the desktop. My Windows 7 ...
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Windows security vs Linux [closed]

Most people argue that Linux are safer because generally you don't log with root privilegesso a virus can't do much damage(or damage at all)Can't the same concept be applied in Windows as well, since ...
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Copying files from laptop to my mobile without being traced [on hold]

I have managed to copy files to my Samsung high end mobile from a laptop, though USB is disabled, will this be traced somewhere in the system? My laptop has Windows 7.
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Waking up my computer every minute

Gday. I would like to set up my laptop, an Asus netbook w/o the "resume previous power state" feature my dell desktop has, to turn on when AC power is restored after a power loss. In my particular ...
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How to display currently connected users/workstations to a Windows SMB Share?

I'am just looking for a way to view the currently connected peers to a Windows SMB share? For example: I want now to see who is connected to the Windows server and is he doing any file transfers?
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windows 7 my monitor does ot show the top lines [closed]

the two top lines are up so far I cannot see them where is markdown in windows 7? I was on a website and I do not know what did, but the top lines are so far up on my monitor I cannot see them I am ...
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Windows 8.1 black screen with mouse, cant acces task manager or safe mode

I am using Windows 8.1 (as an upgrade from 8). Yesterday I had to boot in safe mode through msconfig, but when my PC restarted, the Windows logo screen went black with only the cursor on the screen. I ...
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Windows search can't find .lvm-files? (files created by Native Instruments' LabView)

I have gotten several files for several kinds of measurements. They were generated by some ADC (specific type does not matter) and the necessary software Labview, which are both made by Native ...
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Is there a time tracking software available for my needs? [closed]

I know, I ask a question probably about something subjective, but I do not know where else to ask. I am looking for a free time tracking software (Windows), with which I can do the following: - It ...
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Add right click item in ms word using Windows Application vb.net [closed]

Iam Using VS 2010 , i want to add Add right click item in ms word using vb.net. I dont have this Event Handler Private Sub ThisAddIn_Startup() Handles Me.Startup End Sub i tried this but not ...
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Excel workbook contains a userform which opens up black on 8.1 office 2010

The userform within the worksheet opens black on windows 8.1 office 2010, yet it opens fine on XP with office 2010. It's a excel 79 to 2003 xls file. We checked trust centre on 8.1 but no joy, ...
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Keyboard lights not coming on causing pc to not boot

Sometimes (it seems to happen mostly when i haven't booted my computer for a few days) when i turn on my computer everything starts up the monitor light and mouse light comes on, but sometimes the ...
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Windows 7&8 installation not detecting hard drive

my 1TB Hitachi hard drive will not be detected within the window 7 and windows 8 installation (running of a USB) but if I browse for the hard drive it is the there set as C: but if I select it the ...
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File system tracker

As everybody I have gigabytes of critical files storing on my NAS which is syncing with online storage. But sync conflicts or just hard drive errors can break my solid storage system. I'd like to ...
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How does Windows determine how long it takes to do something to a file?

I wanted to know if there's an equation that Windows uses to determine how long it takes to perform an action on a file, say delete, to copy, to erase, or to install. For example, when I'm deleting ...
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Microsoft XP on HP computer

Had to do a system restore on my HP Pavillion 533W with OS - XP. Computer reverted back to initial install. Now am unable to load IE 8 or SP2 or SP3. When attempting to load newer IE 8, I get this ...
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Stealing focus issue

a while ago something weird started happening, when pressing Ctrl or Alt Gr focus is changed. I've found several resources which don't address how to find the actual process but rather how to block ...
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Is there any launcher that find open windows by name?

For those who use Firefox, you know that when you start typing into the url bar, it will also search for other Tabs who's name matches the search query, and allows you to easily change tab that way. ...
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Is it possible to set the host's playback device with VirtualBox?

I'm using VirtualBox version 4.3.12r93733 on a Windows 7 host with a Windows 7 guest, and I'm wondering if it's possible to change the audio playback device for VirtualBox on the host? It doesn't ...
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VBoxNetFlt causes slow hibernation

Basically my pc used to be quite fast hibernating (10-14 seconds), but then it became VERY slow (3-5 minutes). Resuming from hibernation is as fast as ever though. I got tired and decided to use ...
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Wireless connectivity cuts out after 20 mins when plugged into mains

Can someone help me. I'm running Windows Vista on a Fujitsu Siemens Amilo PI 2530 laptop. Ever since I've had my laptop, 6 years now I've had an issue whereby the Wireless connectivity cuts out ...
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Server Tasks Automation

I would like to run some tasks on my Windows 2008 R2 server and need some kind of automation. Right now I am running the tasks with my Macro Recorder - BUT - I need to be connected via RDP in order ...
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Can I have a second sound system running on one Windows 7 machine?

Suppose I have a pair of headphones plugged into the usual sound system that is supplied with an ordinary Windows 7-based machine. I add some hypothetical combination of hardware and software to that ...
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Metro Skype and OneNote keep opening when I Alt-Tab

I have completely closed the Metro Skype and OneNote apps using every possible way including killing them from Task Manager. However a few minutes later when I Alt-Tab, it opens Skype fullscreen! It ...
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Using PowerShell to Close Firewall Port

I'm doing some end to end testing of an application and I need to be able to close then open a port in Windows Firewall using PowerShell commands. I've found a script that adds a firewall rule to open ...
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0x71ab664d memory error in multiple programs

I am working on a Research PC, for an Agilent LC/MSD trap. The computer has always given the memory error 0x71ab664d on boot, and AFAIK, came with this error when we bought the machine. I have since ...
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Turn monitor off forever …or screensaver

This may sound stupid but i need it for a project very badly Is there a way in windows to turn off the monitor forever or for a specific period of time. I am using nircmd.exe to turn it off but ...
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How to install Windows on an iMac without using Boot Camp?

I’m having difficulties installing a Windows 8.1 trial on my late-2009 iMac. I had Vista installed a little while back, but think I installed this when my iMac was running Snow Leopard (it’s since ...
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what are the commands to reocver EFS encryption keys from the domain recovery agent?

they are in this video but i can not see the commands would really appreciate if anyone could help , been trying to do this for hours now. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meQHYNVZYdY
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How do I view pictures on ipad/iphone that are stored on a Windows share on my home WiFi network

There are a number of apps which claim to do this, some free, some paid. I tried one but the images (2-3Mb) loaded intolerably slowly and so it was not appropriate for browsing. Which software do I ...
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port forwarding in windows

I need to forward all incoming traffic on specific port to another port on the same device "locally not proxy", and all outgoing port traffic. in Linux it is possible using iptables I used NAT chains ...
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Connect to VPN before Windows 7 starts

I am building a laptop with Windows 7 SP1 x64 which will be used by a remote user. The laptop needs to be locked down so they can only do their work and nothing else. It will have a VPN connection ...
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What happened to the partitions I set up before installing windows, and the Ubuntu?

A recent tragedy caused me to reload everything. As I started, I split the windows partition in half, then halved the unused half into 2 separate quarters, (if you will). I had hoped to have windows ...
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What is the easiest way to stop and start services on a remote and virtual Windows 7 machine?

On a computer a virtual instance of windows 7 is running. From a remote location I want to be able to stop and start services on this virtual instance of windows 7, given the IP address. What is the ...
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How to install a mmc certificate on Windows?

I am not familiar with Windows very much, and I have trouble installing a MMC certificate. I am following this description to use MMC to create a certificate, but I cannot complete the step labeled ' ...
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Deleting files older than X days from different directories using forfiles

I would like to create a batch file that deletes files (only files, not folders neither subfolders) from different directories (100+ different directories) older than 1 day and have this batch run ...
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How to connect to a remote Windows computer using Enter-PSSession on PowerShell?

I am trying to connect to a remote windows computer using Enter-PSSession using PowerShell. As a Linux user, I am not very familiar with the inner working of Windows. When just using the command I ...
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Remove attributes to sub folders and files

i hide my folders and files through hidden attributes of command prompt,i am struggling to unhidden all sub folders and files, how i hide the files in command prompt attrib +s +h "foldername" ...
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Windows: trigger an http request from keys

I'm a linux/mac user, don't know anything on windows. I need to trigger an http request when the combination alt+F8 is pressed. With Window 8.1. Only with free/open software. How can I do it?