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Questions tagged [default-settings]

Settings or values automatically assigned to a software application, computer program or device, outside of user intervention.

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Changing default Windows 10 file type association by standard dialog

After installing Sublime Text on Windows 10, I can not change the default application for files with .txt extension anymore. Right-clicking on Context Menu > Open With… > Choose Default Program,...
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How can I turn off offensive predictive texts in android? [closed]

I am using a oneplus 5t, and Gboard. I use signal to text. I have cleared the personal dictionary within gboard, and I have also enabled "do not make offensive suggestions" in the keyboard options. ...
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How to set a new default program association in Win7 [duplicate]

In Win7, I want to set perl.exe as the defailt program for files with a .pl extension. That extension does not appear on the prefilled list on the 'Set Default Programs' page, and I see no way of ...
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Quicktime default window position

I use Quicktime a lot to record audio, screen recordings, and movie recordings. But each time I open the app the window position is in the upper left corner, regardless of where I positioned it in the ...
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Can't set Sublime Text 3 as default editor for .R files

I have tried to clear the registry keys for .R, but it didn't help. If I do it in the explorer, nothing happens and process called OpenWith.exe appears in the task manager, and doesn't disappear until ...
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Store windows 7 and 10 config for all users

I'm trying to configure Windows 7 and 10 for all users, unfortunately by default settings are stored only on admin account, on which it was configured. For example I'm trying to turn off "Press and ...
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Setting default language to 'JavaScript' doesn't actually set it

I'm using Notepad++ v7.5.8 (64 bit) on Windows 10. I set my default language to Batch. After creating a new doc, typing some code and hitting save - it'll automatically select *.bat as the file type....
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How to re-enable Network & Sharing Center in Windows 10

I have a puzzling issue. My Windows 10 machine one day a few weeks ago started to have connectivity problems. Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Steam have almost no ability to complete a web request (Can't ...
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What ping options should I specify in Linux to mimic Windows defaults?

If you've ever run ping on both a Windows PC and a Linux PC it becomes rather apparent they don't use the same settings such as packet size, TTL, wait time, etc. What ping options should I specify in ...
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How to copy common settings across all installed MS Office applications?

I have installed MS Office 2013 on my system with following applications: MS Word MS Outlook MS Excel All these applications come up with their default settings. I want to change some of those ...
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Tweek Google Chrome browser for all users

I'm preparing an install that will be used by hundred of LDAP users (classroom) and would like that when Google Chrome launches, it doesn't ask to become the default browser doesn't ask to send usage ...
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Use batch file to change ASUS Realtek settings

I want to use a batch file to change ASUS Realtek settings to auto switch instead of Front Panel for Amplifier settings. Essentially everytime I turn off my pc the setting gets reset and it's just ...
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Any way to set MathJax defaults for the whole browser?

I want MathJax to render using the "Common HTML" method rather than "HTML-CSS". This is easy enough to change on a per-site basis, but it gets annoying. Is there any way to change the default across ...
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Responding to the “Before you switch” textbox for Edge in Default Apps crashes the settings

I want to switch my default web browser from Edge to something else, but when I try to it gives me this textbox. Normally, when I respond to this textbox on other computers it goes fine, but for some ...
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How do I permit Windows 10 to ask what device has been connected after setting a default audio device?

On this Windows 10 laptop, plugging speakers or headphones into the audio jack caused a prompt to appear requesting that the user specify what kind of device had just been connected. A checkbox ...
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Where is the registry location for the Settings > Devices > AutoPlay > “Removable Drive”

Where is the registry location, presumably under HKEY_CURRENT_USER, as the setting is user specific, for the Settings > Devices > AutoPlay > "Removable drive" option? The user has the option ...
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How to set Brice Lambson's Image Resizer as Default

I just downloaded and installed Image Resizer on my Windows 10 laptop. How can I set this up as my default Photo viewing app?
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Clonezilla modified syslinux doesn't boot

I tried to created custom Clonezilla iso with my own parameters but failed. I used this and this manual and did everything presumably as described. Here is my syslinux.cfg: # Created by generate-pxe-...
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Why does Virtual Box VMs add a Floppy Drive by default

Whenever I create a new VM, a floppy drive is added by default. I don't think I've ever needed to use a virtual floppy drive. Seeing that there have been hypervisor vulnerabilities that exploit ...
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Is there a way to set different default browser for different URLs in win 10

I would like to know if different URLs can be opened on different default browsers. Ex: https://abcd/xyz, https://abcd/qwert should all be opened in IE and the rest of the URLs in chrome
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Disable Windows logo key + Ctrl + S keyboard shortcut

can someone tell me how to disable Win+ctrl+S shortcut in Windows 10? My OS: OS Name: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OS Version: 10.0.17134 N/A Build 17134 This new ...
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How to create a template configuration for Mozilla Firefox and install it as system wide default?

I'd like to create a template Mozilla Firefox profile with a couple of Add-Ons and (specialized) settings configured and establish that as the system wide default for the creation of new Firefox ...
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Export and import accessibility settings for multiple persons under one user in Windows 10

I work with individuals with various physical and learning disabilities. Due to rules at work, I can not create a separate user for each individual. However, they all use different keyboard and mouse ...
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Sync Chrome Extension

I have checked the options that are synced with google chrome web browser, but I am not finding ways to sync the extension setting. Is anybody aware of any workaround?
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How can I set my default Download folder to be my ftp server? (Linux)

I have a Linux Ubuntu laptop on which I download a lot of movies and I want it to transfer movies that have finished downloading to my ftp server. I tried doing it like this: xdg-user-dirs-update --...
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Reset Win 10 settings ONLY

Okay lets just say that I really messed up my PC settings and I have no idea how. Everything is in the wrong colour ect... and Im trying to reset ONLY my settings. Reseting my whole PC is not an ...
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Microsoft Edge browser thumbnail tab opens by default instead of miniature tab

Whenever I open Microsoft Edge browser, I get a huge thumbnail in the header of the Windows window. Why does this happen when I open by default? How can I prevent this?
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Default permissions for “Program Files” folder?

I modified the default permissions of "Program files" and now some things aren't working (Windows Mail isn't opening) What are the default permissions of "Program files" so that I can reset it?
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Why do modern systems set umasks to 0022 instead of 0002?

I never really got into this topic a lot, but from the good old days, I remember you'd want your umask to 0002 (so new files created are only writable by you, not by the group). Similar for ...
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How to change the sort order of existing and furture folders in Claws Mail?

By default, my emails are sorted by date descending. I prefer to have all my folders sorted in an ascending order instead. What should I do so that I can automatically switch all the existing and to-...
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Is it possible to set the default threshold for Fuzzy Select and Select > By Color?

I use Fuzzy Select, and especially Select > By Color frequently. Both these have a "Threshold" value set in Tool Options as here: The default value of the Threshold is 15, but I most (very) ...
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Picture files cannot be opened directly by double clicking

When double-clicking a picture file, it shows Then I choose "Select a program from a list of installed programs", and the "Windows Photo Viewer" is still there. I also check the "Always use the ...
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Windows 10 removed the option to “Set this program as default”

Recently, my Windows 10 installation has changed. When I want to set defaults by app, the interface went from this: To this: The new way only allows me to click Manage and then manually select the ...
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How can I control the default volume of an application in Windows

Is there a way to assign a default volume to an application when it starts? I work from home, and I use a conference tool to talk to people in the office. Every time I start it, it defaults to ...
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Finding PowerShell Cmdlets equivalent to GUI actions (cross post) [closed]

DISCLAIMER: I've read on the meta that cross-posting is OK if one is stil looking for an answer. So the following is a duplicate of a question on StackOverflow even though it is probably more ...
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After traveling to Austria, now Google and G+ seem to be stuck in German rather than English

I've read many supposed fixes, but none of them worked for me. Does anyone know how to change my defaults to English? Note: When I try to set English as the default, it already seems to be. And yet I ...
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Why Windows 10 start menu settings are not saved but instead they revert back immedietly?

I just got Lenovo Y520. Spent some time updating Windows 10 Home edition that ships with it, installing few apps (VLC, XAMPP, VMWare..etc). At some point when I change any setting regarding start menu,...
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MX Master mouse too sensitive in Ubuntu

I have a Logitech MX Master mouse (bluetooth) and Ubuntu 17.04. The mouse is fine with Windows but I find it too jumpy in Ubuntu, and can be trick clicking on into the right place in text and links. ...
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Windows 10 default store location

I am running on windows 10 in an entreprise and I have a network drive mapping my personal space on the server. I observed that when I install any new software (not from the windows store), they are ...
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Unable to set Brave browser as default browser in Windows 10

Brave is a new web browser from Brendan Eich (the inventor of the JavaScript programming language). I installed it yesterday on my Windows 10 (Enterprise edition, 64-bit) PC and want to set it as the ...
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Windows 10 apply visible columns to all folders

Is there any way to apply visible column settings on entire OS? For example, I added URL column for this sub folder, but this does not apply for all folders. How can I do this?
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What is the default application to open .ttf font files on Windows 10?

I've installed an application that comes with its own font viewer utility. The application has set it as the default for opening fonts. Here's a screenshot: I would like to know what the Windows 10 ...
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How to change the default document viewer in ranger?

How do I change the default document viewer in the file-manager "ranger"? By pressing [R] it is only possible to choose how to open the document for this one time, but the choice will not be safed. E....
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What is the default username and password on Comcast ARRIS gateways?

Just wondering what the default username and password is on these black Comcast gateways?
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Why does windows not let me to uninstall some apps? [duplicate]

I'm running Windows 10. I've found that uninstall button is grayed out for some apps at Start > Settings > System > Apps & features. Which means I can't uninstall such apps. For example here is a ...
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How do I stop eps files automatically converting to PDFs?

a while ago I think I may have inadvertently changed a setting and now I'm finding all my eps files have converted to PDFs. This happens with new files too, even if I download or re-save. Could anyone ...
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cmd command to set Chrome as default browser Windows 10?

This command no longer works: chrome.exe --make-default-browser It probably only fit to win7
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Make function keys behave as normal on a Lenovo laptop [duplicate]

How can I make buttons F1, ..., F12 behave as normal on Windows 10 and as buttons specifically for my laptop when pressing Fn+F...? By buttons which are specific for my laptop I mean volume buttons, ...
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Is there a way to specify which sub-folders should display differently from Windows 7's default view?

First, I want to leave my default settings to "detailed" view since most of the time I prefer to have a quick glance at the size, date created, type columns. But is there a way to override Windows' ...
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Windows 10 photos not opening after selecting default

I have a user who when trying to open jpgs, or other photos double clicks on the photos and gets the "How do you want to open this file" If they click on the Photos app or any other application the "...