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Bing is popping. How shall I fix it?

Whenever I google something. Bing automatically searches the same thing. Please help me how shall I fix it. It appears like this:
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“Multi-part MIME format message” pop-ups

I'm on Windows 10 and I keep getting these "pop-up" MIME messages right above the task bar on the right hand side. Any ideas on how to get rid of them? I don't know where they originate ...
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Turn off Windows 10 “Activate Windows” fullscreen popup

My copy of Windows 10 is not activated, due to errors involving multiple Windows resets (from an already activated copy of Windows). As a result, every so often (every 2 hours or so) I get a big, blue ...
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xrdp - WiFi auth pop up on wrong screen

OS: raspbian buster PKG:   network-manager   network-manager-gnome   gnome-keyring CONFIG:   /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf -> auth-polkit=false   /etc/xdg/autostart/nm-applet.desktop -...
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In Win10 is there a fool proof way of discovering which App is displaying a given pop-up?

I'm working on re-purposing a Win10 laptop that has some security feature whereby all USB disks have to be approved and registered. I cannot remove that feature because I cannot see which app, service ...
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Asus Realtek Audio HD keeps popping up [duplicate]

so i know why this happens it's because the sockets on the front of the Case are not placed properly and it feels like there is some electricity is going on within it. i will send it to repair it but ...
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Firefox opens popup video with AdBlocker and Block Popups on [closed]

I use Firefox with Ad Blocker and some sites still popup a video box in one of the lower corners of the page. The video player is from Connatix and I don't see any settings menu that would allow me ...
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How to disable the annoying pop-up window after automatic updates are installed on Windows 10

Is there a way to have Windows 10 not ask for Microsoft account and any other pop up after a windows update?
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Dismiss “almost time to restart"

Win 10 seems to love interrupting my movies with update messages I can’t dismiss. Since I’m watching a movie neither restarting now nor waiting an hour is acceptable. I want to dismiss this thing. I ...
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Ubuntu - Mic. Mute notification pop up random

laptop dell with ubuntu 18.04 upgraded to 20.04 but the issue is still appearing. I changed a few headsets but this mute pop up notification is not disappearing, and continue showing randomly on my ...
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Name of the element that pops up when you mouse over a folder in Windows 10?

What is the name of the element that pops up when you hold your mouse/pointer over a folder in Windows 10? I've included a snippet below of the informational pop-up I'm referring to. I tried searching ...
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Is there any way to save pop up notifications so that I can use them in my scripts later?

I use linux mint 20 and I am working on an automation project where I want to execute a bash script if a certain notification pops up
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How to get sound alert for any popup notifications (related to any application) in ubuntu 16.06?

I need to add a sound alert whenever the notification bar (notification related to any application) appears in ubuntu 16.04, since I sometimes miss it because I am using a phone and not looking at the ...
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Get rid of Outlook search popup?

Every time I open Outlook, I get the popup in the screenshot below. I've clicked a mixture of Not now and Next - both of which close the popup until next time I open outlook. (Should clicking Next ...
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How can I set Firefox to block every pop-ups, using only native browser options, without installing any add-on?

Some questions have been asked before about blocking pop-ups, but they don't fit my needs of using the default browser options. Basically, Firefox has an integrated "block pop-up" option ...
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windows-7. Disable infobox while hover mouse

Windows 7. How to disable the info box when hover the mouse over about every item, in about every application. The info box appears when hovering over input fields and names as well. See also : "...
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Slack (or Windows) not saving my link settings when I click the “always open links from ciscotel” checkbox

I am testing out a new Jabber / Slack integration to make Jabber calls directly through Slack. Every time I click the call button I'm prompted with the following popup: No matter how many times I ...
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How to create a text popup in PowerShell?

In Windows conhost there's a setting for popup colors like this Some of the available popups can be accessed from cmd if you press F7, F2, F4 or F9). The same can be done in PowerShell by temporarily ...
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What is a PowerShell popup?

I am manually configuring the colors of my PowerShell and I am curious what a "popup" is and how I can see it? As of now it seems that only "Selected Screen Colors" changes anything. How might I cause ...
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How to force a Firefox window to be read-only/non-edtable URL?

I'm receiving via Moodle links to Google Meets for online classes and they usually open on a popup-like window, their URL can't be edited and most of my toolbars on Firefox aren't there, so i can just ...
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Why are my pop-up windows opening in a new tab on Chrome?

I am working on a feature for a web app on my local server. The feature opens a pop-up window when you click on a button and shows some information. It has been working completely fine up until this ...
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NetworkManager has stopped working

Whenever I load Windows 7, the window "NetworkManager has stopped working" pops up. Here are the problem details... Problem signature: Problem Event Name: CLR20r3 Problem Signature 01: ...
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How to stop Adobe Flashplayer from opening update pop-ups

It's the AFP Install Manager that keeps opening up... Long story short Adobe Flashplayer keeps opening pop-ups telling me I need to update it on my MacBook. However, no matter how many times I ...
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Getting a blank popup in Windows 10 with no close button

I have been getting a blank popup on Windows 10 that doesn't have a close button. After it has been open for a long time, it gives some message that says "Cannot connect to..." but I cannot read the ...
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Opening a pop up window for multiple choices?

I am working on a batch script that runs a playlist of videos, opening them one by one, and asking for an action in between videos. Is there a way to open a pop up window for multiple choices? This ...
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I want Win + Alt + D functionality but as a clickable shortcut

Like the title says, I want to be able to invoke the calendar pop up but rather than using a keyboard shortcut, I want it to be from a click. Reason I'm not just clicking on the clock is because I ...
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Characters appearing at random

I'm using Windows 10 on a Lenovo T460 and have been having an odd issue where "gg" appears at random. It is always the same two characters and there are certain things that sometimes trigger it but ...
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Buttons in excel

In respect of previous questions asked here. MS Excel 2010 Tagalong Buttons I want these pop-up buttons, they should appear when they clicked on the cell and they should do what they are saying. I`m ...
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IE 9 asks two times what I want to do with the file

When I want to open a docx. file from dynamics 365 I get the message "what do you want to do with the file?" Immediately after I press "save as", there opens a second pop-up with the same question "...
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How can I stop/disable McAfee ads/popups in Lenovo (Recommended by LENOVO)

I have recently bought a Lenovo laptop with Windows 10 which has been good so far. However, there is something really annoying with it which is a an ad that appears every time I turn on the laptop. ...
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How to disable “Welcome back!” message upon document open in Microsoft Word (macOS)?

Suddenly today, when I open a Word doc, I'm greeting with an irritating "Welcome back!" message that points strangely to the right edge of the screen. When I hover it, the text content changes to "A ...
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How can i stop my windows 10 mail app that pop-ups continuously forcing me to add account?

I am having an issue with the built-in Mail app service in Windows 10. It continuously pop-ups by asking to add an account. When added an account, it now asks to re-enter the password. Still, each ...
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How to remove extremely annoying Power Bi popup?

Since an update, I regularly get a really anoying popup in the DAX editor in powerBI whenever I press ctrl-enter. Does anyone know how to turn this 'feature' off? This is the popup: It is ...
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How can I prevent Chrome from displaying a volume control box when I change my volume?

In Google Chrome version 75, they've added an annoying popup that appears when I press the volume keys on my headset. How can I get rid of it?
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How to make Outlook Calendar reminders stay on top in Windows

"...I want to know how to make my Outlook reminders pop up and show themselves prominently. They keep opening discreetly, as just another window in the Outlook stack on the taskbar. As a result, I ...
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Strange popup across desktop(s)

CONCLUSION: It was actually a popup from Android Studio that was running in the background, and seemed to have somehow left a 'hotspot' on my screen that triggered the Structure menu. Not a virus, not ...
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How to stop FireFox “Refresh now for the changes to take effect” “Refresh now” “Refresh later” popup?

My system: Win10 Home Version 10.0.17134 Build 17134 Firefox 66.0.2 Dell XPS 13 9370 laptop 16gb RAM This is also happening in my Mac and Win7Pro pc's. I typically have 10-15 tabs open. A tab can ...
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Google Chrome repeatedly asks me to sign in on YouTube with a popup?

When I'm on YouTube and signed into my account, a bare-bones popup repeatedly appears asking me for sign in details. I assume the sign in details are for YouTube, but the popup doesn't have any ...
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My Laptop is slowed down to freezing and taskkiller.exe is doing it by eating up memory [duplicate]

I don't know how I may be got attacked with malware, but my laptop is slowed down to hell. I checked the Task Manager, there I found that a command line "C:/Windows/system32/taskkiller.exe" is taking ...
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Google Chrome blocks links opened in new tab

In Google Chrome, if I ctrl-click on a link to open it in a new tab, it is blocked by the Pop-Up blocker. How can I disable this behavior? EDIT: I am not talking about disabling Pop-Up-Blocking in ...
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How to hide all warning popups in chromium?

In my browser popup occasionally is appearing popup: "Warning: your chromium settings are stored on a network drive..." and i have to click OK. Can I block this? There is some flags, which hide all ...
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Eliminate VMware Popups/Notifications that Span Multiple Monitors on Windows 10

So long story short, I have VMware Workstation 15 installed, running on a multiple monitor system using Windows 10. Although I am only using a virtual machine on one monitor, as well as only running ...
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Are there any maintained blocklists for modal website popups?

I use uBlock Origin to block ads. I also use it to block non-advertisement annoyances, such as registration popups and overlays. I select the offending element(s) with the UBO element picker, create a ...
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How to stop web site navigation hover pop-ups in browser

I've run into an annoying type of pop-up and can't figure out how to suppress it. The problem is links at certain sites related to web site navigation that activate when you hover on them. It ...
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How to stop Dell notification on my computer?

This annoying message comes up all the time. Even when I press "Do not remind me", it keeps coming. How can I get rid of it for good?
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Authentication popup doesn't display in Firefox

When I go on a specific website which uses the "authentication required" popup, nothing is displayed and I'm redirected to the main page. I'm running Firefox 61.0.1(64bits) on Windows 10. I've tried ...
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How to translate the selected text in Windows using Google translate?

When I select a text in the Android system, it shows an option to translate the selected text using Google translate (my translation pops up). Now, how to use Google translate service in the same way ...
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Desktop shortcut to open popup in Chrome (or another browser)

I need a desktop shortcut (in the startup folder) to open a popup window (not a new window nor tab). The solution should be preferably in Chrome, but if there is none in Chrome, I would accept the ...
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How do I stop popunders in Firefox that resist ad blockers?

I find that recently there are a lot of popunders that are not getting blocked by standard popup blockers like Ad-Block and Poper Blocker. I suspect that these are implemented as CSS overlays that ...
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How to remove (or disable) pop up “Search | Copy” in Opera?

I need to disable pop up text: that shows after text selection in Opera browser v52.0 (OS Windows). Can I do that?

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