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Certain console apps “automagically” open a new console

Without installing anything new, certain console apps (eg xxcopy, diskpart) begin to open a new console instead of displaying the output in the current console as usual: I run CMD, a new console ...
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How can I use the directory path of a batch file WITHIN that same batch file?

I want to use a batch file to create directories and copy other batch files to those directories. This is to automatically 'install' different batch programs by copying them to 'program files', ...
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Get mac address of detected bluetooth devices

How can I find out the mac address of all bluetooth devices the adapter has detected (not necessarily already paired with)?
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1answer
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Dell Precision M4300 Lock 9 Character

What does it mean when character that looks like a Lock with a 9 in it on the upper part of the Dell Precision M4300 keyboard lights up?
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1answer
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How to debug Remote Desktop Connection when intranet connection works, but not external

How can I setup Remote Desktop Connection (RDP) when I've exhausted all my known searchable resources? I am attempting to set up Remote Desktop Connection on my Windows 7 Ultimate version and have ...
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2answers
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HD Pro Webcam C920 video choppy on new Win 10 PC using any software other than Logitech Webcam Software

I have a brand new Windows 10 PC with tons of memory and a fast solid state hard drive. I have a Logitech HD Pro C920 Webcam. It works fine only when using Logitech Webcam Software. But that ...
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0answers
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How to add a static route to AirPort Time Capsule?

I am building a virtual lab with VirtualBox to simulate a network with multiple servers, using a single physical host with 32GB of RAM. The host PC is connected to an AirPort Time Capsule for ...
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0answers
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Laptop Adapter Input versus output

It is reasonable to say I am a total amateur when it comes to this sort of thing. Anyway my MSI laptop adapter died and I had to buy a new OEM one. Unfortunately it takes a long time to ship so I ...
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2answers
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How can I assign the same drive letter for any USB thumbdrive connected?

I would like to know if there's a way to do this: *My PC has 1 usb port, if I connect thumbdrive1, it will get letter M: (example), then I remove it, I connect thumbdrive2 and it will get letter M:. ...
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4answers
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Clone McAfee encrypted partition to SSD

I have a corporate laptop with a slow 5400 rpm C: drive, and I want to clone the drive to an SSD drive to improve performance on the laptop. The plan is to replace the original drive with the new SSD ...
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0answers
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I keep getting unusual devices on my router

I keep seeing devices on my router that aren't mine (I have cataloged the MAC addresses of the devices in the household). I can ban them, but I can't stop them from coming. Although I use a secure ...
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1answer
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How to fix FPS Cap on my Gaming Laptop

EDIT: Any type of power saving thing is DISABLED and is currently not active on my Computer, this includes NVIDIA BatteryBoost and Windows Power Options. I am 95% sure that Power Savings is not a ...
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1answer
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VirtualBox Vboxmanager not seeing VMs.

I need to enable symlinks in my virtualbox shared file called sf_VMShare following this tutorial. When I run the command: VBoxManage setextradata YOURVMNAME ...
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0answers
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Find missing among 1000 numbered files

I have folder that should contain 1000 files, named out_x.dat, where x is a number from 1 to 1000. When I do ls out_* | wc -l, I see that there are 996 files. I would like to know which four are ...
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2answers
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Dual monitor setup issue - Both monitors detected but 2nd screen Is black

I recently upgraded my computer from using on-board graphics to a GTX 960 (GV-N960OC-4GD). I previously had a dual monitor setup, with my primary monitor (SyncMaster2233sw) using a DVI cable and the ...
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0answers
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Computer not recognizing external Hd after extended period of time

First things. I have an almost 5 year old HP Pavilion G7-1260us 17in laptop computer. It is Intel Core i3-2330M @2.20Ghz with 4Gb of internal memory running Windows 10 version 1511 build 10586.218. It ...
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0answers
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Is there a way to remove the desktop option during an Alt-Tab

When pressing Alt-Tab in Windows 7 to cycle through windows, it shows an option for Desktop. I don't like this because it hides all the windows and then I have to physically click each one to show it ...
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Manually configuring proxy settings of Google Chrome on Ubuntu

I have an application that needs to change the proxy settings used by Google chrome, then use the browser and then automatically switch back the proxy to what it was. I have been unable to find where ...
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1answer
6 views

Why is php cgi loaded in path when doing a 'sudo su <user>" vs just being logged in which uses php cli?

When logged in as root user, php loads the correct version which is php cli. But when i do a sudo su < user >, php is is loading the cgi version which is breaking some of my applications that ...
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3answers
5k views

Turning off webcam record light on HP Pavilion dv7

Is there a way to turn off my HP Pavilion dv7's webcam record light?
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1answer
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How to fix this WinRM error? (Set-WSManQuickConfig error)

On Windows XP Pro SP3, when I run Set-WSManQuickConfig (after agreeing to the new settings), I get this error: Set-WSManQuickConfig : <f:WSManFault ...
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Concerning the hardware [on hold]

Recently I purchased components to build a desktop pc. Among these components I bought an all in one liquid cooler for the cpu. Due to the instructions for the cooler setup being inconclusive when I ...
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0answers
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Why does Device Manager show “Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller - 0100 (Microsoft)” when I have only USB 2.0 ports?

My laptop's model number is an ASUS X205TA-SATM0404G. It has 2 USB 2.0 ports, which I have verified by looking up the specs online and also via the software and techniques mentioned here: How to ...
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0answers
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Windows 7: Where can I change the default permissions and security of files created by Google Drive?

I have a home server I only use to store family pictures, documents,pass really big files between my computers and stuff from University. It's a Windows 7 machine. I already changed the main folder's ...
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0answers
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How to change from gnome deskop to lxde desktop in fedora 23 in virtualbox

I have just installed lxde desktop in fedora. I have installed default gnome desktop. Now i can not change gnome to lxde. In Ubuntu in time user account logging there was option that we can choose our ...
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0answers
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What external drives work with Windows 10 Storage Spaces?

What external drives work with Windows 10 Storage Spaces? I'd like to set up a mirror with two external 4 TB WD drives, but I can't tell if they're compatible with Windows 10 Storage Spaces. Is there ...
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3answers
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How to open command window from documents library?

Normally in Windows Explorer, I can open a command window by shift right-clicking in the folder. I love this feature. However sometimes this item is missing from the context menu. This is really ...
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1answer
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Can the browser open new tab and switch to that tab in one action?

When I browse the web I want to be able to open a new tab and switch to that tab e.g. ctrl+click and ctrl+tab in one action. Is there such a function in any browser? Or can I script it?
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4answers
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Actiontec C1000a not factory resetting

I had changed around the ip settings on my C1000a dsl modem (which I'm trying to set up as a repeater since we no longer have dsl), and the issue is that I can no longer access the gui. I've tried ...
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1answer
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Can't install tap driver using tapinstall.exe for OpenVPN when run from a .bat file, but it works when running OpenVPN installer

When I run "..\bin\tapinstall.exe" install "..\driver\OemWin2k.inf" tap0901 To add the tap driver, all I get back is a "failed" message with no details and the tap driver is not ...
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2answers
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FTP error 425 failed to establish connection

Getting "ftp error 425 failed to establish connection" when trying to connect to ftp server. Tried 2 ftp clients on 3 machines on same network and none work. However FTP works from home / mobile ...
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What is “flatten” for PDF files and why?

When I tried to print certain PDF files, it take a bit time to "flatten" the file. 1 - What is flattening a PDF file? 2 - Why do we (machine) need to flatten it before printing? 3 - If I save a ...
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4answers
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Disable zsh autocorrect entirely

How do you disable zsh autocorrect entirely? I am aware of the 'nocorrect' option which only applies to certain commands. But I want it off entirely so that when I type 'lear' instead of 'clear', it ...
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1answer
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Launching processes while I sleep

I am an absolute newbie to any advanced working with PC, so I need your help and I hope there is someone who can help me. What I need is "something", that would do work for me while I sleep. My ...
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No wireless internet connection in Debian

I have installed debian 8 jessie via usb. I have no internet connection on the laptop, how can i fix this? The internet is working fine, i have internet on another ubuntu machine. Can anyone help?
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2answers
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Laptop loses charge while plugged in

Whenever I start my laptop, if I don't close it at the Windows 8 boot logo, it would shut off. The charger light would show green but turn orange quickly then shut off. Sometimes when I get it to ...
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0answers
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Strange socket behaviour

I wrote 2 programs in Python. One creates a host socket while the other one creates a client socket. Then they try to connect. I had my host program on my PC and put my client program on my phone that ...
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1answer
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How do I use my laptops wifi connection on my desktop?

I recently acquired a pretty decent desktop which I installed windows 10 onto, the only fallback is the wifi card isnt very powerful so it keeps dropping its connection while my laptop continues fast ...
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Unable to connect to WiFi via Win7 Desktop's internal or external USB Wireless NIC (can ping; no browser access); can use Android USB tethering

I have had this issue since I moved into my new sublease a few months ago. Effectively, I am unable to connect to my apartment's Comcast WiFi using my Windows 7 desktop's built in wireless card. I can ...
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1answer
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Corrupted graphics, crashes, and noisy GPU fan after updating NVIDIA GeForce drivers to 364.72

I recently updated the drivers for my NVIDIA GeForce video card to version 364.72 and I'm now experiencing issues such as the following: Games or other graphically intensive applications crash or ...
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0answers
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Why does Hyper-V virtual network not pass through bittorrent traffic on the host machine?

I installed Hyper-V on my dev machine and I created an Android phone emulator and also a virtual machine. During creation of the Android phone emulator, Hyper-V created virtual switch automatically. ...
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0answers
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DATA recovery from external hard disk

I have an external 4tb hard disk and some time now, in order to be recognized from my pc ,I had to connect the usb two or three times ,some times even more. Some time now the disk is seen unallocated ...
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1answer
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can t install iTunes - privileges for system services

While I was trying to install iTunes, and more specifically Apple mobile device support, it says: "Verify that you have sufficient privileges to install system services" Can you help me? I got ...
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3answers
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Mac OS X Server 10.6.6 “disables” CPU in VMware Fusion

I installed Mac OS X Server 10.6.0 in VMWare Fusion the other night and it worked perfectly, until I ran Software Update. I upgraded to 10.6.6 through the combo updater, and now when I start the VM it ...
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4answers
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Convert web pages to one file for ebook

I want to download HTMLs (example: http://www.brpreiss.com/books/opus6/) and join it to one HTML or some other format that i can use on ebook reader. Sites with free books don't have standard paging, ...
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1answer
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Speed Up Rate of Text To Speech via Terminal

I used to have my TTS custom set to read things back nice and fast, works better for me as I'm basically ADD & mildy dyslexic. Now I'm not much of an expert like most of you on here, but I've ...
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Is switching user accounts like in Windows 7 possible on Ubuntu?

I'm moving to Ubuntu after a long time of using Windows. I've used Windows XP and 7 with other people at home so we change user accounts a lot and have them run at the same time. I'm wondering if ...
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0answers
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How to connect LAMP server with Wordpress to the internet?

I have attempted to set up a LAMP server running Wordpress on a Raspberry Pi 3 (using Ubuntu Mate 16.04). Wordpress runs fine on the intranet (internally on the network) but I cannot seem to ...
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2answers
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Unable to get image from URL at website

When I go to this web-site - http://ships.carnivalentertainment.com/#ship/carnival-inspiration/cameras - and then right click on one of the two ship cams, and open image in a new tab- it works fine. ...
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0answers
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Where is my firewall?

Using Linux Mint 17 and logged in as root... When I enter the command more /etc/sysconfig/iptables I get the error /etc/sysconfig/iptables: no such file or directory When I enter the command ...

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