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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 ...

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I get static in my microphone when nothing is plugged in, but I can't download realtek

So I used to be able to plug in my headset and switch between using speakers and headset by pressing the speaker button on the bottom right. I found this didn't work after I reinstalled windows on an ...
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Company Name throughout document from popup window

using the following i was able to perfectly add the information i need to a document. However, i have multiple places the company name needs to go in the document. The bookmark wont allow me to have ...
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after i change the site of my accoun cortana say the internet and i aren`t talking right now [closed]

I use Cortana for a long time, but I can not use English service, so I attempted many other ways to change Cortana for English service, So I changed my location of my account. Then, I got the problem, ...
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My new laptop is lagging

I've bought a new laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad P52s, without OS) and installed Windows 10 on it, I've also installed all drivers recommeded by Lenovo. But I recognized some weird problems: Scrolling via ...
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How to make Windows remember the “Show this window on all Desktops” option even after closing the window?

I am able to make a window appear on all of my Virtual Desktops by launching the Task View and Right-Click on the Window and select Show this window on all Desktops. But when I close that window and ...
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Cant access the NAS drive on network on Window 10 Non Admin Account

I have a NAS drive on my small office network that I am accessing from 6-7 desktop and laptops. The NAS drive has 6 folders, each exclusively accessed by one computer (using different username and ...
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Notepad++ search result window gone forever - All discussed tricks don't work

I lost my "search result window" in Notepad++. (Using Windows 7 64 Bit, running Notepad++ 7.5.9 32 Bit) - I tried the following: Alt+Space / Move Window (not working) Press F7 to activate "search ...
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Is there a way to permanently set a environment variable with more than 4096 characters on Window OS?

I'm currently searching for a way to overcome the limit off the environment variable length on Window OS, and the maximum limit I have achieved is 4133. But for my project, I need to check the system ...
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Enter key is acting very strange, even in virtual keyboard

enter key is registering all the control keys(shift ctrl alt home end) along with D and C, also they seems to be pressed for many times(10 ~ 20) for ~ 1 second. this happens in on screen virtual ...
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Windows can't click inside certain windows

So I've had this bug for a while, but it's getting more and more annoying... It's the bug, that prevents me from clicking on windows. When I'm hovering over a button on the blocked program, I can see ...
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Excel 2013 side-by-side sheet view

In Excel 2013, if I want to view different sheets from the same workbook side-by-side I first have to click View->New window otherwise the side-by-side option is greyed out. After I click both New ...
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Maximize All Windows on Windows 10

Is there a way to maximize all windows on Windows 10, using a script or hotkey combination? There is a previous question for Windows 7, but Shift+Win+M doesn't work on Windows 10. Neither does the ...
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How do I increase offset when opening a new window of same application?

When I use Chrome, I often have an existing window and want to open a new incognito window to test my website in an isolated environment, using Command + Shift + N. The new window won't overlap with ...
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Moving an offscreen window in osx (is there an app?)

I have a wineapp that is kinda buggy and it won't return to my screen once I unplug the second monitor. It stays where I had it on the second monitor. If I use Mission control I can see the window, ...
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Cannot see available network page after updating to KB4346783

I just updated my laptop using Windows 10 1803 using the cumulative update package (KB4346783). Everything is working great except I cannot click on network taskbar icon and see available network ...
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AHK Counter Gui does not have title

On trying to make a small counter in AutoHotkey AHK to count some stuff, when I press Page down and Up for + and minus, all work well with a small problem the GUI that it opens is so small and I can't ...
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Windows 10 Force NIC into Promiscuous Mode

This may be a dumb question and may not be possible. I want to turn promiscuous mode on/off manually to view packets being sent to my PC. I have port mirroring setup on a managed switch and I can't ...
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How can one change the OneDrive folder without having to log out of OneDrive?

One way to change the Microsoft OneDrive folder is to unlink one's account: How can one change the OneDrive folder without having to log out of OneDrive on Microsoft Windows?
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Issue while watching video with windows 10

I have recently installed Windows 10 Pro for my laptop. However, there is one problem while watching a video. Some videos the picture is not displayed properly as in the picture below. https://www....
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How to make “Show windows side by side” and “Show windows stacked” work in Windows 10 the same way it does in Windows 7?

In Windows 7 this worked perfectly: open 3 windows, right-click the taskbar, click "Show windows side by side", and it arranges them into 3 columns, 1 row. In Windows 10 however this becomes 1 column ...
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How to determine which process is causing foreground window to lose focus? [duplicate]

When working in a foreground application in Windows 7, sometimes it will suddenly lose focus. There is no other visible application gaining focus. Whatever I type, however, no longer appears in the ...
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How to use apple earpod built in Microphone

So, I am using a Dell Inspiron 3543 which have a built in Microphone and only 1 jack for receiving Audio Output. But then I found out after dual booting with Arch Linux, I found out that the build in ...
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Can I delete the data partition from my hard drive?

I have a 500gb hard drive and I am trying to install Android x86 on it, alongside Windows and Ubuntu. A long time ago (before I had Ubuntu) I had to get my motherboard replaced, so somewhere along ...
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windows 10: Weird mouse movement (jumping and circle seen)

I have Dell Inspiron 15z running with Windows 10. From quite sometime, I am facing mouse jumping & movement issue. When issues appears, I will see circles around screen. This issue appears after ...
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Auto confirm eject usb device using powershell command

I have to use this PowerShell command to eject USB drive $driveEject = New-Object -comObject Shell.Application $driveEject.Namespace(17).ParseName("E:").InvokeVerb("Eject") Whenever I do Windows ...
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Windows user folder size less than actual size

I have a question about Windows user folder size. I'm using Windows 10 latest version, let's denote my pc user name as abc. When I right click the folder c:\users\abc and select Properties, Windows ...
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Open more than one instance of Windows 10 settings

How can I open more than one instance of the Windows settings? It wasn't a problem with the old style, but with the new one I can't seem to open multiple settings simultaneously and side by side. ...
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In Ubuntu 17.10 windows get covered by “left/right” maximized windows

Consider this situation: Black is Screen border Blue is left maximized terminal Green is right maximized terminal Red is free floating window and currently selected/focused If I select (Alt+Tab or ...
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How to remove windows 10 shortcut keys “win + w”

Currently running Windows 10. I would like to disable the shortcut key "win+w" or remap it. Whenever I'm in a browser and I press "win+w" it closes the browser window instead of just the tab. Also, ...
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Merged Documents and Downloads and can't undo it in Windows 10

I'm stupid, can't read and merged Documents and Downloads into 1 folder. The warning was clear Here's hoping some tech-savvy superuser know's how to undo my mistake :(
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xfce Window Border Mouse Hover Transparency

I've recently started using Linux and I'm enjoying customizing the DE to how I like it. One thing I'd love to be able to do is have the window border of applications (where the program title and close ...
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Add your azure vms to your domain network

What I am trying to do I have 4 VMs in azure and I want them to add them to my domain, the domain is running in home lab so no flashy equipment. What is required Except the modem provide by ISP and ...
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Auto-hide enabled taskbar appears behind windows

I have auto-hide enabled for the taskbar. For some reason, it appears behind the windows, making it absolutely useless. Does anybody know of a fix for this?
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How to Change Default Printer on Windows 7 / VDI Environment?

We currently have an issue with our VDI (virtual environment users) on Windows 7 setting their default printer. Everytime the user logs in the default printer is set to the local USB one (not the ...
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Emacs command to kill other buffer and window

Emacs has the function kill-buffer-and-window mapped to C-x 4 0. Naturally, I expected C-x 4 1 to select the other window, kill the buffer and delete the window. I find myself using C-x o followed by ...
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Infotips Partially Hidden by the Window Edges When Selecting Files at the Ends

Is there a hack that can prevent infotip popups jumping out of the visible area of the window when we select a file that is close to the edges? I remember this was not a problem in WindowsXP (like ...
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Maximized windows are unmaximized after running an application in exclusive fullscreen

I've noticed this problem now for well over 2 years on both my desktop and laptop computers. The problem: After my display engages a program in exclusive fullscreen, some of my other applications ...
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How can I disable DPIAWARE flags in Java JNLP?

I have seen the famous Q/A here (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/30555401/java-disable-dpi-aware-not-working) that explains how to disable dpiaware. However, I have run into a serious problem. ...
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Dual boot windows 10 and Linux 16.04(very slow)

I have windows 10 installed currently, when I installed Linux 16.04 alongside, Linux was very slow. The frame rate was almost 1fps. Specs: Asus 558uq, 8GB ram, 2GB nvdia gForce 940mx Please help
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How to display current Windows OS date, time and timezone in CLI?

In Linux, printing out date, time, and timezone can be easily accomplished with date command [user@linux ~]$ date Sun Mar 10 11:51:55 -04 2018 [user@linux ~]$ -4 before after the time and before ...
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Windows equivalent to Linux `cat -n`?

In Linux, I can easily view any files with line number next to it with cat -n command. sh-4.4$ cat test line 1 line 2 line 3 sh-4.4$ sh-4.4$ cat test -n ...
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Does too many startup program damage Windows PC? And ways to slow down startup

I have many (~10 programs) startup programs to help me at my work, usually take me ~15 minutes wait time to actually start working. I saw that my CPU usage & disk read write are pretty much >80% ...
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How can I rename multiple folders and sub-files with a batch script?

I am making a cleanup tool that will delete and rename some specified directories and files. I can individually rename and delete directories and files, but I cannot rename more than one folder, and I ...
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How to make all windows not full screen initially in Windows? [duplicate]

Nowadays screens are very large and in many cases it is not comfortable to expand windows to full screen, especially in web site reading. On expanded windows, text lines appear very long and not ...
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How to determine which process owns a toplevel window?

In Windows XP (and perhaps up to Windows 7) in Task Manager there was a Windows tab where I could right-click an entry for an unidentified message box and then switch to the process which owns that ...
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Add folder in Netbeans left sidebar

This is the section I am talking about. Generally I work on MVC projects. And for same controller, relevant model, and templates are in completely different directories. Is it possible to use a ...
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what's the least-painfull way to have less on Windows?

I want to use less, instead of more, on a Windows machine. I know I can install Cygwin and use its less. But I've also noticed there's GnuWin which offers a less, a stand-alone less, and there are ...
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How to disable Windows 10 window resize behavior after snapping?

I like Windows' snapping features, for the most part. I have trouble with one aspect of the feature, which resizes a window back to its previous size after snapping, if you move the window. I would ...
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How can I remove a folder called “…”? [duplicate]

I have accidentally created a folder in Windows called "..." (the typescript compiler generated it because of a wrong configuration) and now I cannot remove this folder. I have tried removing the ...
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Open webcam settings dialog in Windows

There is a webcam settings dialog in Windows which can be accessed inside Skype and some other apps, but I want to be able to open it directly. How can I open it directly? I have attached screenshot ...