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Top new questions this week:

What is the best way to remove 100% of a software that is not yet installed?

We will have proctored online exams because of COVID-19 for which we must install proctoring software (spyware) that will download and run additional software after installation and monitor everything ...

windows uninstall  
asked by Anne Maier 32 votes
answered by gronostaj 35 votes

Is whatever I see on the internet temporarily present in the RAM?

Whatever I browse on the internet, whatever page, is stored as Browser cache on my HDD. Browser cache is stored in the Temporary Internet Files folder in C Drive on HDD. But was it also stored ...

memory cache browser-cache cpu-cache  
asked by Yashveer Singh 13 votes
answered by Mokubai 25 votes

Does a DHCP server really check for conflicts using "ping"?

I read the following excerpt in a CCNA prep book and it doesn't sit well with me: So during IP address assignment, a DHCP server checks for conflicts using the Ping program to test the availability ...

networking dhcp dhcp-server  
asked by Mike B 12 votes
answered by richardb 17 votes

Assigning different value to a specfic number for caculation

First, I'm new here and I'm would be so genuinely grateful to any guidance or help with, what might be, a simple question. I'd like to assign the value 1069 to 30. And then divide the number displayed ...

microsoft-excel conversion  
asked by Drd4 3 votes
answered by teylyn 0 votes

Can you place the gpu on a metal surface?

The metal surface would be aluminum and it is the "theoretical" pc case that is has the above mentioned gpu plugged in to it an running, basically it is a half\open case with the gpu on top. ...

asked by Lambo the Typer 2 votes
answered by Bluekat -1 votes

WIndows10: change to SSD

I have a normal few months old (IBuyPower brand - awesome) desktop style PC in a full size case. It has totally normal, fully licensed etc Windows10 as purchased at a big box retailer. FTR I keep it ...

windows-10 hard-drive disk-cloning  
asked by Fattie 2 votes
answered by Tetsujin 2 votes

When importing CSVs, does Excel have a limit of 32,767 characters or 32,758 characters?

According to the documentation, Excel has a limit of 32,767 characters per cell. However, when I save a CSV file that looks like this: "Cell with exactly 32,767 characters........","...

microsoft-excel csv  
asked by Pikamander2 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

How to change some of the numbers in word to be arabic numbers within Word

I have a Word document. It has two parts: one English and one Arabic. The problem is that all the numbers are English numbers [0123456789], but I want the Arabic part's numbers to be Arabic numbers [...

microsoft-word microsoft-word-2007 arabic  
asked by Karim 23 votes
answered by lailasawy 24 votes

How to make cells perfect squares in Excel?

In Microsoft Excel, I want to make the height of first three rows and first four columns (12 cells in the top left corner) such that these cells are squares. How can this be done? Surprisingly, ...

windows microsoft-excel microsoft-excel-2007  
asked by Lazer 63 votes
answered by dav 55 votes

Convert a column into a comma separated list

I have the task of creating a simple Excel sheet that takes an unspecified number of rows in Column A like this: 1234 123461 123151 11321 And make them into a comma-separated list in another cell ...

asked by muncherelli 142 votes
answered by muncherelli 25 votes

How do I change my Chrome language back to English?

Suddenly, my Chrome language has been changed to Tamil. I didn't make this change manually. I don't know how to change this setting to English.

windows-7 google-chrome language  
asked by Praveenkumar 24 votes
answered by fergulator 43 votes

How to delete directories with path/names too long for normal delete

Windows seems to have a length limit on file names when trying to delete, though it won't prevent those files from being created. Our build process creates a number of temporary files (many build off ...

windows file-management  
asked by Herms 403 votes
answered by Herms 89 votes

Can I completely disable Cortana on Windows 10?

Windows 10 has Cortana, which I don't like. I disabled it as soon as I could. However, looking in Task Manager, the process for Cortana is still running, and can't be effectively terminated: ending ...

windows-10 cortana  
asked by ArtOfCode 303 votes
answered by DrMoishe Pippik 22 votes

How to stop an automatic redirect from “http://” to “https://” in Chrome

I had something set up wacky in our DNS setup which is now resolved. The remaining problem is that chrome has cached the incorrect setup. Specifically, when using Chrome is ...

asked by phil swenson 470 votes
answered by ducpho 719 votes

Can you answer these questions?

Command line check if a certain bluetooth device is discoverable

I am developing a production test for a piece of electronics. At one stage this electronics board should appear as discoverable through Bluetooth, on my test computer. What I want is a command line (...

windows-10 powershell bluetooth  
asked by DrOnline 1 vote
answered by DrOnline 0 votes

Clock in PowerPoint

I know I can insert in PowerPoint a clock via Insert > Date & Time; but this adds the clock in a fixed position, on the bottom towards the left. Is there a way to insert it in another place? I ...

asked by Mauro 1 vote
answered by Ranjeet Singh 0 votes

when i shutdown my pc everything shuts off fine but if i touch my keyboard it turns on again

the same thing happens with my mouse but the issue is that I would stay on until I turn my pc on again and shut it down and hope that no one goes to touch it and I've tried lookin thought the icue ...

windows corsair  
asked by Moises 1 vote
answered by DrMoishe Pippik 0 votes
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