Questions tagged [window]

In computers, a window is one of the fundamental elements of a GUI (graphical user interface), usually rectangular in shape and connected to a process, allowing that process to display output as well as accept input. In modern operating systems, multiple windows can overlap each other and be resized and arranged at will by the user.

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Connecting to a Server through a specific Port on Other network PC

I have 2 Windows Machine A and B connected to a network, Machine B has access to server on a specific portnumber, whereas machine A does't. I want to access Server from machine A. Is there any way to ...
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Is it possible to bypass install UAC prompt without registry editing (Windows 10)

My computer is controlled by an admin and, as such, I can't run app installer programs. I trust you can imagine how inconvenient this is for me. I have tried the RunAsInvoker command in PowerShell, ...
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In Windows XP , when you install the recovery console to the hard drive, does it store itself in a partition?

In Windows XP , when you install the recovery console to the hard drive, does it store itself in a partition? For example Windows 7 apparently includes a small 100MB partition with WinRE on it, that ...
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Files not seen after complete scan for recovery with Easeus data recovery [duplicate]

I formatted by Desktop drive, I used Easeus data recovery during scanning all files will be showing, but after completion, I can't find all files
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Stacking position of two applications [duplicate]

I have this issue: I have a java application that goes fullscreen and another application (of which I have no control) that must stay in the same place of the screen and always be shown. My ...
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In Windows 10, how to change username?

In Windows 10, how to change username for the following seemingly broken state? I changed my user name, say from xxx to xxxy in my Windows 10 computer following the instruction in https://www....
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How to solve Oracle VM VirtualBox Windows 10 Installation Error ahci-0-1” (rc=verr_access_denied)?

I am trying to install Windows 10 to Virtual Machine from a bootable USB. The Virtual Box is opened as Administrator. In Windows setup when the drive to be selected it leads to an Error The I/O cache ...
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Is there a way to have responsive content in Word? - to have content in a Window reformat/flow to window size change?

If I resize the window size of Word, is there a way to have the content be responsive? That is, the content is automatically full-width (not overflow), and the font size is automatically large enough ...
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Why isn't 255.255.249.0 a valid subnet mask?

I was just wondering about this question above and I would greatly appreciate it if someone can explain why 255.255.249.0 isn't a valid subnet mask.
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Substring after two character occurrences

I want to select a specific part of a string that could be like this: <text1>_<text2>_V1_0_<text3> I've tried something like this: set current_folder_path=%cd% set version=!...
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Can I supress the “server unexpectedly closed network connection” window from Putty?

When I have a bunch of sessions running and then lose my VPN connection, rather than just being able to close all my putty windows that were terminated and start over, I have to go to each window and ...
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Selected boot device failed. Press any key to reboot the system

I tried dual-booting Ubuntu and Windows 10, however the GRUB menu wasn’t loading, presumably because I have Alienware OS which interferes with it, so I ran: bcdedit /set {bootmgr} path \EFI\ubuntu\...
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Showing locally continuously updated compiled latex pdf as separate window?

After going through the Gummi manual I was not yet able to find how to set the preview pane as a separate new window (on a different screen). Hence, I was curious: how can one locally create a full ...
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if my pc have multiple ip how can i use 2 different ip for 2 windows of program?

It is purpose for gaming this game don't allow to run 2 window on 1 IP so I think for using 1 IP from LAN and another on PCIe card(LTE sim slot) when I open the game will auto-use main IP right? how ...
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Excel MAX IF Function To Ingore Zero Date (1/0/00)

=MAX(IF('[YTD -2021.xlsx]OB'!$H$2:$H$23967=$C5,IF('[YTD -2021.xlsx]OB'!$J$2:$J$23967=$B$1,'[YTD -2021.xlsx]OB'!$A$2:$A$23967))) I want to ignore Zero date and result should give me 0 or blank instead ...
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Prevent mouse from interacting with another window app

While I play a game in full-screen window mode, I have another window app running, e.g., a web browser to watch videos or read stuff. I have a program called WinLister that I use to make the app ...
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Iam having windows 10 pc I restarted the pc while the update was going on the it is showing a blue screen with text “Getting Windows Ready ”

Iam having windows 10 pc I restarted the pc while the update was going on the it is showing a blue screen with text "Getting Windows Ready Don't Turn off your Computer"
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How to print list of files without including the txt file?

I've made a bat file that will create a txt file in every subfolder that lists all the files in that subfolder. Is there a way to not include the dirlist.txt file when it prints the list? @echo off ...
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Lenovo ideapad 110-15ISK power on issue

So my laptop keyboard is broken and "power on" Button is included in keyboard. I wanna turn my laptop on without power button. Is there any way to turn on my laptop without power button?(...
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Terminal/iTerm2 window name on macOS: how to un-stick SSH to show next process?

I'm wondering whether others have experienced this issue (below in bold) and/or found a workaround: in macOS (any version that I've tried which provides Terminal access, so I'm assuming OS X on up; on ...
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net use, save user + password over new ssh connections

When I'm connecting to a qemu windows VM via SSH(Don't know if it makes a difference for my question), every time I use 'net use'(net use Z: \\x\y), I need to enter username + password. How can I save ...
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Excel window does not fill the entire workspace

I have only one excel file open and it is maximized, however, I can see a good portion of the workspace behind it on the right side… how can I reclaim that screen real estate? This also happens if ...
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Windows - Dark theme messed up

After enabling dark mode on Windows the file explorer still has some stuff showing white. And now the text is also white so I can't see anything. Same thing happens in the context menu that drops down ...
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Make wallpaper from Bing wallpaper app permanent

I'm using the Bing Wallpaper app on Windows 10. From time to time there are some quite nice one inside and I would like to make make them more permanent. (For those not familiar, the app switches to a ...
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Win+Shift+Arrow keys stretches my window across both monitors instead of moving the window to the other monitor? (Windows 10)

(Somehow I wasn't able to find any solution by googling, so I'm asking here.) Win+Shift+Right/Left Arrow used to work correctly for me for a long time to swap my window to my second monitor quickly, ...
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Recovering unsaved data after windows blue screen

I had recently a windows blue screen. I had an unsaved mathematica notebook which I cannot find anymore. I saw online some tools that offer to recover such files but need subcription. Is there ...
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Windows 10 dual monitor - on one of the resolutions is locked at 800x600

I have two UHD monitors attached to a laptop via adaptors. one of them is showing at native resolution of 3840 x 2160. The other is at 800x600 and cannot be changed (grayed out and cannot be clocked ...
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PowerShell Increases Disk Size as Desired but Throwing Errors Without any Problems

This script loads a .csv file and iterates through a list of VM's and checks free disk space and if below a certain amount in GB, increases disk space to that specified in the script. If the free ...
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Can I reinstall Windows 10 if my disk space isn't clear?

So I wanted to fully reset my pc, but it's stuck at 1%. A problem a lot of people have. And I'm wondering, if I can reinstall windows 10 withouth resetting my pc.
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AHK Window Control - Resize: What determines the +12px maximum window size past screen bounds, and can it be circumvented?

Exactly as the title says, my question is: what determines the +12px limit (past screen bounds) for maximum window sizing? And can this be circumvented to increase window size to any arbitrary size ...
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'Make text smaller' actually reduce the size of the window with terminal or iterm2 in mac, instead of the font size

If I am in full screen mode the shortcut cmd+ and cmd- increase or reduce the size of the text, as it should. Otherwise the shortcuts just reduce or increase the size of entire window, they don't ...
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Use default window borders with app that has custom borders?

I have a program* that has custom window title and borders (AKA decoration). The borders are 1 pixel wide, so very hard to hit (for resizing). Is there a way to apply the system defaults to it? Or ...
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Need to create a vpn server that connected to other server

I have a server that is windows and I made up a VPN server with it, I name it server_1 I've another server and its centos that I made up a wireguard VPN server on it too and I name it server_2 now I ...
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I want to switch windows within the same virtual desktop according to the direction of finger slides on touchpad. How do I do it?

setting→device→touchpad→Detailed composition of gestures→4-finger gesture composition→Custom shortcuts on left and right respectively→I set one to alt + tab and the other to alt + shift + tab, alt + ...
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Can I disable Windows 10's media preview on volume change?

When I change volume using the keyboard I get the volume slide (which is nice), but on it's right there's a preview with controls. Half the time this is unrelated to what I'm doing (e.g. I'm on VLC ...
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Can you run a Windows Application inside Linux without Third Party Software like WINE?

I want to install an application originally designed for Windows in Ubuntu, but I don't want to install other software, such as WINE, to be able to do it. Is that possible?
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Writing access control entry for a scenario

How to write access control entry or draw an acl for the following enter image description here Any help on pointers to it.
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Error when connecting from Windows 10

I have an error when I try to connect from Windows 10 with my config: I checked the error log: 2020-10-25 21:50:45 NOTE: --user option is not implemented on Windows 2020-10-25 21:50:45 NOTE: --group ...
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How to use tmux between local laptop and remote server

I am currently in a VPN using RStudio which is installed on my local desktop to do some analysis. However, to do analysis, I extract data from my database which is installed on a remote server. What I ...
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Why does my UI break after my laptop has turned off the screen because of inactivity?

I have started to notice this behaviour last week. I use Windows 10 Pro Version 2004 OS build 19041.546. My power options set the screen to be turned off after 15 min of inactivity, and never to enter ...
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Windows 10 - How to quickly open all windows of same app?

Say I have multiple windows of Windows Explorer or any other program open, then minimize them all. Is there a way to bring them all back up again? If you right-click on the taskbar icon there's a &...
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Window 7: Inactive restore button. why?

Window 7 has the restore points available, but the restore button is inactive. what could be the reason and whats the fix?
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Windows 10: How can I “dock” a window offscreen like iPadOS “Slide Over”?

I want to have my todo app docked offscreen with only a small icon showing, and when I hover over that icon, I want the app to slide back on screen. Is there a way to do this, or a utility already ...
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Same Icon on a folder and its nested sub folder in Windows 7

Does Window 7 provide such a feature where the same Icon can be applied to folders nested folders? Even if a new folder is created it should have the same folder. The images are shown of all folders, ...
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How can I start Steam with the window maximized?

When I start Steam the window is in normal state (where if I hover the window's borders with the mouse it allows me to resize it and shows the resize cursor). The window does cover the whole screen (...
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Is it possible to have a choice of default sorting order for windows with drag-and-drop enabled?

By default, XFCE does not allow you to reorder the windows in a panel by dragging and dropping them. If you go in to the Window Buttons settings for your panel (under Panel Preferences), you can ...
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How do I slow down file transfer between drives?

I recently got a 2tb drive and I made the mistake of assuming the drive was working fine and moving a lot of my files onto it. I tried to move some of the files back to my original drive, but I ...
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Setting VirtualBox host system resolution to max screen size creates vertical & horizontal scrollbars

I'm on a Windows 10 PC with 1680 x 1050 monitor resolution. I've used the following command to set my VirtualBox guest system display size to 1680x1050 VBoxManage setextradata "OS" ...
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VNC connection drops everytime I type code in CLion

I recently updated from Ubuntu 18.04 to 19.04. And I need to access that machine remotely and use CLion. I'm currently searching for known bugs potentially, but this is the problem. I connect to my ...
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How to get user defined variables in command prompt like Tab is used to get items in current directory?

I am having more that 10 command to run on cmd. I created variables for whole command. e.g set create_unit=run -data -logfile=log.txt set run_data= run -input=test.xml -output=Test.html To run ...

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