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Strange Folder Appeared, Can't be DELETED

After some time I created a folder I noticed that there was exact duplicate of this folder which was Exact same Format, Name, Direction, I can't Delete it, Move it or Rename it, it shows up this ...
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Exporting settings from the registry editor

My problem is regarding the unwieldy dinosaur that is Windows Vista. I am using old software that I haven't been able to run in newer OS than Vista (actually the compatibility is XP only). If I ...
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Install Windows 10/7 from Ubuntu 14 - issues booting from USB

I am having issues replacing Ubuntu with Windows. I have read countless posts on how to approach this and they have all failed one way or another. I have been able to create a usb with Windows using ...
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How do I stop Windows 10 from updating my graphics driver?

Every time Windows 10 runs updates (which I see no way to control), it updates my graphics driver. I like the old one because it is faster. So, I have to reinstall it. This is getting to be a pain. ...
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Syncing Large Amounts of Files Between 2 Windows Computers

I have 2 Windows 10 computers in different countries. Both are identical setups hardware wise, same drives layout, etc. Each computer contains about 5TB of data, divided over various drives. Now I ...
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you up within a Sleep Spray

This Can Be A trick I really do to avoid over-sleeping. The truth is, anything over an hour or so is no longer a genuine "rest" but rather it's "sleep". If you truly fall into a Sleep Spray while you ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2

We have installed Windows Server 2008 Rs Server as Workgroup Station. We have created Users . When users logon from another desktop on Local Area network his username & password gets saved on ...
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Search and replace math operations with the result in Notepad++

I have several large txt files the following examples: data="32/3" count id="3" data="0.0237/4" ext min="1" max="3" data="28.69*2" My goal is to search for all the math operations and replace them ...
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Acer Travelmate P253-M Freezes on BIOS

I was trying to create a dual boot of Windows 8 and Ubuntu. I successfully installed Ubuntu on the hard disk but it wasn't able to boot so I went through boot-repair which said that I should put a ...
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Asus laptop not retaining Aero theme when unplugged

The problem i'm having occurs when i unplug my laptop, it disregards several elements of my theme. The taskbar gains "auto-hide". My desktop background is turned white. The transparency on my ...
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Problems automating sending mail through a bash shell script

command: echo "define(`SMART_HOST',`smtp.server.ac.in')" >>/etc/mail/sendmail.mc Output : -bash: command substitution: line 1: unexpected EOF while looking for matching `'' -bash: command ...
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Emails disappearing from Mac Mail

I'm experiencing a strange problem with Mail on my Mac (Yosemite 10.10.4). I have it configured to use my Google account for mail, and it had been working fine for well over a year. But what happened ...
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How to nest swimlanes in a Cross-Functional Flowchart Visio 2013

It looks like there were some workarounds way back in Visio 2007 for such a thing, but I have not been able to find any way to either tweak the existing Cross-Functional Flowchart template, or hijack ...
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ALSA - no surround playback with mplayer

When I run: speaker-test -c6 ...everything is fine. I get 5.1 playback. However, when I run: mplayer -channels 6 "some video with 5.1 audio" no audio plays. Here is what appears in the ...
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How to lock away hard drive filesystem from USB booted Kali-Linux

I've currently got Kali-Linux installed and running on a USB drive. I recently realised that I can access all the files from the hard drive on the Windows and OSX partitions from file browser. I ...
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All sounds play through skype, even when the mic is muted

When playing games I use Skype to talk to friends and I would like to listen to music at the same time, the problem is that my friends can hear my computer sounds from music to game sounds. I've seen ...
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mirror Screening in sony bravia 32R422

Sony vaio sve1511aenb connect with Sony bravia 32r422b on mirror screening it's possible ? HP spectre x360 connect with Sony bravia 32r422b on mirror screening it's possible
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Sony Bluetooth headphones are Paired and Connected, but there is no sound

Ref: Sony sony MDR-ZX770BN-Headphones On my Computer (windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit, Under Manage Bluetooth Devices it shows that the MDR-ZX770BN headphones are Paired and Connected, but there is no sound. ...
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Could a DTMF implementation like Google Tone be used as a practical file transfer mechanism?

Google recently released a Chrome extension called Tone, that allows sharing of a URL between two computers, using their microphones and speakers to encode the information in an audio signal. It uses ...
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How is uniqueness of MAC addresses enforced?

Again and again I read that devices are uniquely identified by their MAC addresses. But how are MAC addresses determined? (And do they tell us anything about the device which they represent?)
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VBS - Getting a cmd invalid syntax error when using wScript .run with a timeout

CreateObject("Wscript.Shell").Run "timeout /t 10 /nobreak && cd C:/Files/MyApp/ && start app.exe", 1, False This is my very simple script: an attempt to initiate a program with a ...
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WinRE lost %windir%

I was using WinRE to fix my bootrec. I accidentally assigned my C: (main) volume as K:. I then switched it back to C: and only find 2 folders in there. When I use %windir%, it points to X: drive. How ...
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I Accidentally overwrote my hard disk with a floppy image

I Accidentally overwrote my hard disk with a floppy image (with win32 Disk Imager). The disk is 500Gb and had 3 NTFS partitions on it. Now it shows 1 FAT partition with the size of the floppy disk. ...
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DirectX won't install

I have a PC that I have clean installed Windows 7 on so that I have a nice clean PC to play my beloved Tom Clancy games on. However, whenever I attempt to install DirectX 9.0c I get the error an ...
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CCD vs. CMOS webcams

Several years ago, I tried a CMOS-based webcam and it really sucked. It needed an extremely brightly-lit room to work. Around the same time, I also tried a CCD camera and it worked great. But since ...
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Set default/starting folder for Explorer in taskbar without duplicate icon on launch in Windows 8.1

I want to have an icon in Windows 8.1 Taskbar that opens Windows Explorer in a specific folder and does not create a second icon when I click the first. I tried several approaches to do this: Pin ...
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System consumes 1440mb ram [duplicate]

I have 4 GB ram and have upgraded to Windows 10 on 30th july . From 3 days my PC always says Low on memory and then automatically closes some programs. I opened task manager and saw that 'system' was ...
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Installing Gnome 3.12 from stable repository for OpenSUSE 13.1

I installed (upgrading) Gnome 3.12 from a stable repository for OpenSUSE 13.1, I follow this: sudo zypper ar http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/GNOME:/STABLE:/3.12/openSUSE_13.1/ GNOME sudo ...
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Monitor sleep in Windows XP does not work. Is there an add on to force it?

I have an EEE box with XP Home and a DVI connected TFT, and it does not sleep the monitor. It only starts working after I go to the energy control panel and turn it off and on again. Then the timed ...
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Windows 8 sign in error code: 0x80070426

while switching or creating a new user account on Windows 8 it is unable to sign in. Windows 8 sign in error code: 0x80070426. Tried to switch user with other account still same error. How to fix it ...
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Load/unload cycles for tape

I am trying to understand tape load/unload cycle in a data center setting. As far as I understand, tapes and tape drives, both have load/unload cycles. So each time a tape is loaded into a tape drive ...
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Is there a test/lab environment for SonicWALL firewalls?

Does anyone know if there is a test/lab environment for SonicWALL similar to that of Cisco’s Packet Tracer? I’m trying to find a way to simulate some configuration changes without tampering with my ...
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Why do the filesystems differ in “df” and “fstab?”

I am looking at /etc/fstab and the output from df. There are far more filesystems under df. Why is this?
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Can boot partitions have a one to many relationship with root partitions? How much do boot partitions depend on root ones?

I’m doing a project on my Raspberry Pi where I’m trying to have my root partition exist on a thumb drive. Multiple thumb drives, actually. So all I have to do to go from one work space to another is ...
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How do I disable pop-up window when opening .bat files in word with hyperlink?

Since I don't know if it's possible to link two files in the same hyperlink (I've tried and I can't, please help if this is possible), I've created a batch file to open the two files and created a ...
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Solarized colors in vim don't seem to be working for me

I am running vim, and trying to get the vim solarized colors to work in terminal. I have this in my vimrc file: set syntax on set t_Co=256 " let g:solarized_termcolors=16 set background=light ...
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Set desktop color in Windows 10 to white?

Is it possible to set the color of the desktop in Windows 10 to "white"? There is only a small set of predefined colors without white. Ok, I can just use a blank white JPEG. But is this really the way ...
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how to solve “Hyper—V is not enabled”

I am using mobile emulator to run UWP demo,then go wrong as the picture lilustrated:the emulator requires the Hyper—V feature of Windows.Enable Hyper—V and then try running the emulator again. ...
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Synology NAS station - how to mirror 2 HDD (Simple how-to)

I have a following problem with my Synology disk station: I had one small HDD in Synology Diskstation, so I removed it. I bought 2 new HDD with same capacity. I transferred backup from old disk to ...
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Windows 8.1 Update: Network Adapter Issues

I've recently updated my pc from Windows 8 to 8.1. However,I am now unable to connect to wireless networks. Instead, it says 'No Connections Available' in the networks charm. Under the wireless ...
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Windows 10 hostednetwork ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) not working

I upgraded to windows 10, and now I cant use my ICS ( Internet Connection Sharing ) via hostednetwork. Doing the same as in windows 8.1: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=network_name ...
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Adding wine to bash profile

I have installed wine 1.7.50 from source. There weren’t any .dmg or .app installers available on version 1.7.50 which supports DirectX11. So, I had to install it via terminal from source via the below ...
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Autohotkey: adding each line of a txt file to an array. Skip lines which do not contain a character or a number

This should be fairly easy although I cant seem to find a way to make it work. I use an array to collect strings (Folder Paths) and I am looking for a way to avoid adding lines which do not contain a ...
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Best way to transfer files from Windows to Windows via Internet

I’m looking for the best way to transfer files from my computer to another person’s computer. We both use Windows and I can use some external programs like TeamViewer for file transfers but I found ...
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Editing MP3 details in Windows 7

I've recently discovered an annoying problem with Windows 7: Windows Explorer and Windows Media Player cannot edit ID3 tags if the version used is 2.4 (and presumably above, and sometimes even v2.3 - ...
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Windows 10 Microsoft Family account for Child gone missing / unable to use outlook.com

I have created 2 child accounts on a Windows 10 laptop a month ago. It seems like a really cool feature that I can get weekly updates on what's going on. The weekly update used to give me the name ...
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How to find and replace the character “*” in excel text values in cell, but NOT formulas

Very similar to this question: How to find and replace the character "*" in excel But I need to leave formulas untouched. I've got about 50+ sheets that have two types of cells with "*" ...
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How do I stop rfkill module from hardblocking my wifi, without rfkill command?

I went into my BIOS the other day, didn't change anything, and rebooted. After this, my wifi was hardblocked. I looked online for solutions, and learned of the rfkill command. But I get rfkill: ...
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ssh error: connection closed by remote host

When trying to SSH into a particular Mac machine it gives me the following error : ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host I have done some google searches on the issue but I ...
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recovery settings not opening in windows 10 also Windows 10 getting stuck while working on any of its application

I am trying to rollback to windows 7 from 10. I try to open setting and I get some RuntimeBroker not found error and My PC gets stuck every few seconds.e.g while typing a message I have to wait to ...

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