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Questions about calculator software, either built into an operating system, or third-party tools

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Windows 10 start menu not calculating simple math expressions

I have a couple of computers with windows 10 and on most of them typing a simple expression like 12*5 results in displaying the calculator and I find this extremely helpful. Look at screenshot #1 ...
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Is Microsoft really updating Calculator each and every week?

For at least 2-3 days each week, each time I open Start Menu it shows me this: (from day to day the only difference is progress depicted by that white bar -- sometimes it shows about 70%) Is this ...
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Why does X-D=-490 in the Google calculator? [closed]

When I type X-D into Google, I come up with -490 as the answer. Anyone know why that happened? X and D in X-D needs to be capitalized.
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Getting desktop calculator to appear by touching one of the calculator keys on the keyboard?

Is there a way I can get my desktop calculator to appear on the monitor by simply touching one of the calculator keys on the keyboard? (That's all I had to do when I had Windows-8)
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Windows calculator: Where is the e^x (= Euler's number to the power of x) button?

I search for the e^x button in the scientific calculator of Windows 10. I try to calculate e^2, but not with the "x^y" button like --> "e" + "x^y" + "2". ...
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How to calculate the file size for a digital image

I know that there is some formula of calculating pixels x bit depth and then dividing it by another couple of numbers to get a final file size but I dont know how to do this exactly. There is a ...
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Powershell: evaluate math expression represented as string

In PowerShell, how do I evaluate a mathematical expression stored as a string? How do I get PowerShell to evaluate the following: C:\> $a="30000/1001" C:\> $a 30000/1000 C:\> Desired ...
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Windows 10 Calculator to compute the Two's Complement value of a Binary representation

How do I use the Win10 calculator in Programmer mode to calculate the 2's complement value of the input binary representation. The calculator seems to treat the input binary sequence always an ...
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Windows Calculator: ESC and Return no longer work

Since a recent Windows update, Windows' Calculator (calc.exe) no longer respond to keypresses of ESC, Enter, BackSpace and . on my numeric pad. Has something changed?
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Cannot reinstall Calculator: Microsoft.UI.Xaml.2.0 missing

I managed to screw something up and now Calculator on Windows 10 Pro won't open. It still shows up as an app when I search in the start menu, but is not listed under "Apps and features". I've tried ...
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Creating an advanced dynamic formula calculator in excel

Is it possible to create a dynamic formula calculator in excel for a formula like this: https://stats.stackexchange.com/questions/43159/how-to-calculate-pooled-variance-of-two-or-more-groups-given-...
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How to kill the calculator application on windows with python

I've opened the calculator on windows, Windows 8 to be particular I'm using python 3.7.3 and I wanted to close the calculator application so I wrote the following code os.system('...
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I want to replace the default Windows 10 calculator with CalcTape.exe in the registry. How?

I want to replace the default Windows 10 calculator with CalcTape.exe in the registry. How and where would I find this in the Windows 10 registry editor? :-)
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Repeating Calculator Windows blocking any other input

The minute I login Win 10 64 bit . Effectively calculator "takes over" - cascades innumerable calculator windows prevents searches or any other input to stop the app.
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How to calculate natural logarithm in the Windows 10 calculator app?

How can I calculate logn (or ln) in the official Microsoft Windows 10 Calculator app?
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K780 Keyboard - Calculator Shortcut

There is no Calculator shortcut button on the K780 keyboard. I found Under "All Applications" that I could add the Calculator icon but it doesn't do anything. Is there a way to create a calculator ...
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How to stop Windows 10 Calculator from enclosing copied text in 202D and 202C Unicode characters?

If I use Windows 10 calculator to copy one of its produced values: What it copies to the clipboard is text enclosed in these two Unicode characters: 'LEFT-TO-RIGHT OVERRIDE' (U+202D) on the left, ...
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How do convert unsigned hex to decimal in Windows 10 Calculator?

I'm using the Windows 10 Calculator in Programmer mode to convert hex to decimal. The issue is the calculator defaults to signed. Set to: DWORD HEX: A08A 5A52 Result: DEC: ‭-1601545646‬ How do I ...
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Unable to open calculator on Windows 10

I'm unable to open calculator app on windows 10. If I simply type calc from run prompt I get below error: Then I tried another route. I opened powershell prompt with administrative privilages. ...
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Can windows calculator convert decimal fractions to binary?

Suppose I have a fractional decimal number like 0.21 Can the windows calculator convert that to binary? If I try to type in 0.21 while in programmer mode, it doesn't respond to the decimal point. It'...
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Windows server 2016 new calculator?

I'm testing windows server 2016 and I noticed that there is still the old windows 7 calculator. Is there a way to get the new calculator that is in Windows 10? Is this a Desktop experience issue or is ...
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Windows 10 Search Instant Calculator Not Working

Usually, typing a few numbers with an operator into Windows 10 Search would give an instant calculation, but this doesn't work on my laptop. I don't remember when it stopped working. I have the ...
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MacOS Sierra 10.12.6 Calculator bugged?

Am i crazy or the native calculator on MacOS Sierra is not working ? For instance, if i want to sum 10 + 20 , i do the follwoing : 1 - Type '10' 2 - Type '+' 3 - Type '20' 4 - Type 'Enter' What ...
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Excel vs online calculators - automatically figuring out unfilled values… how?

I'd like to learn if it is possible to make Excel function like some online calculators I've seen. For example: The main point of difference is that these are designed so each 'cell' in the ...
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Set Calculator App for Shortcut Button [duplicate]

I have one of those special "old" keyboards with extra keys that allows you to open your "My Computer" ("This PC" in Windows 10), Mail Client, Web Homepage or Calculator with a press of a button. I ...
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Splitting a number into sum components [closed]

Is there a way that I can provide a number and excel would calculate the components that makes up that number from a limited subset (without exceeding the number provided) e.g. Subset: (1.25, 2.5,,5,...
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Calculating Profit in Excel

I am having trouble calculating the profit of a stock in excel.
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RE: Automating a Calculation [closed]

I'm just wondering how I'd go about automating this: 5.00 + 4.00% + 4.00% + 4.00% + 4.00% + 4.00% + 4.00% + 4.00% + 4.00% + 4.00% + 4.00% + 4.00% + 4.00% + 4.00% + 4.00% + 4.00% + 4.00% + 4.00% + 4....
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Why comma, and other options associated with fractions are not active in the programmer view of default Windows 7 calculator?

Notation system I set to decimal, but the options associated with decimals are inactive. The problem is only in the programmer view (ALT + 3). In other views I can use the comma. Does anyone know ...
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Cmd Calculator loop command [closed]

Im still in school and want to troll my friends. Every time we are on the pc's people are spamming de calculator key so they get a screen full of calculators. Now I want to make a command with cmd to ...
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Autohotkey fails to open a program that Windows 10 lists as a background process

I remapped my NumLock key using AutoHotKey so that it would open the calculator instead, using the following script: NUMLOCK:: IfWinExist Calculator { WinActivate Calculator } else { Run, % &...
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Uninstalling Calculator App Windows 10, Package could not be registered error

My Windows 10 calculator stopped working. I can't seem to re-install it using the PowerShell methods described on various Google searches. I receive 'Package could not be registered' errors. Here's ...
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How to get reciprocal (1/x) in scientific mode in Windows 10 calculator

I'm sure there's an obvious answer to this... In Windows 10 calculator, the standard mode has a reciprocal (1/x) button, but scientific mode does not. However, it's not possible to switch back to ...
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Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcut to Calculator?

On all my Windows PCs I do a 'Shortcut key' for calculator to open with Ctrl+Shift+C: I can't figure out how to do it on Windows 10. There are no right-click properties.
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Excel formula based on date variables

I'm trying to create a fee calculator but I can't seem to get the formulas to work for me. I'm essentially trying to write one long formula that takes into account all of the different date variables. ...
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Batch operation returns “Divide by zero error” with the delayed expansion on and a valid operation

The following line of code is run trough my current project : set /a "hp = hp - ((atk*arandom)/((edef*6)/edefbonus))" And here's what it looks like when you replace the variables by their values : ...
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Windows 10 Calculator Key

My keyboard has a "calculator" key on it. In the registry at: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AppKey\18 I have ShellExecute set to C:\Program Files (x86)\...
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Windows 10 Calculator No Longer Works

Another, stupid Windows 10 qerk. I am fully updated with an activated version of Win 10 installed from fresh, NOT an upgrade. Everything on my start works, but if I search for Calculator from All ...
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Stop Windows 10 calculator from asking me to rate it as an app

Is there a way for me to prevent the Windows 10 calculator from asking me to rate it as an app? (Other than actually rating it, which I'm not even sure would stop it.) It actually prevents ...
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Windows 10 calculator app does not respect region format decimal symbol

I recently installed Windows 10 (upgrade from 7). It is an English version Windows, which I configured to the German locale(*), which uses a comma (",") instead of a dot (".") as the decimal separator,...
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Calculate CIDR given an IP address

I've been reading up on CIDR A lot today, and am curious to know, if you have a given ip address i.e. 192.50.50.1, can you determine what it's CIDR would be?
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How can I reinstall Windows 10's calculator app?

I uninstalled the Calculator app like this in PowerShell: Get-AppxPackage *windowscalculator* | Remove-AppxPackage How do I reinstall it?
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Windows 10 calculator and regional settings [duplicate]

I have Windows 10 with English lanugage. In regional settings I have set Denmark and my keyboard is Danish. The Windows Calculator (calc.exe) seems to have switched "." and ",", like used in USA. ...
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Is there a way to force the new calculator application in Windows 10 to open only one instance of itself?

I just upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 Pro, and I'm really enjoying the new calculator application, except for the fact that it opens a new instance every time I use my keyboard's calculator ...
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Windows 10 - Have to run calc/Calculator twice from the Run menu

I use Calculator in Windows 10 every once in a while. However, I'm facing an odd issue when launching it. Short version I often have to execute calc twice from the Run menu before Calculator shows up....
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How to disable calculator in windows?

I have a key on my keyboard that brings it up, and I hit all of the time accidentally. It's a proprietary Logitech Calculator key, and their own program doesn't let you remap it. This seems to be a ...
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How do I make a keyboard shortcut open the windowed Calculator instead of the modern one?

On my Asus laptop I can press Fn+Numpad Enter to open the calculator. However on Windows 8.1 it opens the modern Calculators which covers the entire screen. I prefer the old, windowed one which is ...
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Calculator reads keyboard input multiple times

When I try to enter the values from the keyboard, they appear several times instead of one. Does anyone have the same bug? When I click on the input panel with the mouse, everything works fine. E.g. ...
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Why Yosemite calculator works wrong?

Tried to get cube-root(using internal yosemite calculator) from 512 and got 7.9(9). Is it some kind of approximation? What should i do to get exact result?
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How do I calculate bandwidth consumption of 700 users

Id like to know how to properly calculate the consumption of user downloads in a given specified bandwidth. Say, I have 700 users which will simultaneously download an image with file size (300KB). ...