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W8.1 better gameplay than W10 [migrated]

I have a problem when i play Fortnite with Windows 10 installed, my CPU LOAD is 100%. For the test, I installed Windows 8, and the result shocked me, I lost input delay and in general the game became ...
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How to determine which files from C:\Windows\Installer\$PatchCache$\Managed can be removed?

Got an old 2008 R2 server where the C:\Windows\Installer\$PatchCache$\Managed is taking up 5 GB of the 92Gb available. I have been checking all the old threads but not really coming across a clear ...
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How to have the UI element to automatically get the cursor focus whenever the mouse pointer is on that UI element?

How to have the UI element to automatically get the cursor focus whenever the mouse pointer is on that UI element? This is so that I don't have to click in the UI element (for example text area) so ...
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How can I change a Google Chrome flag with a keyboard shortcut?

How can I change a Google Chrome flag (chrome://flags/) with a keyboard shortcut? For example, I'd like to map a keyboard shortcut to set chrome://flags/ #enable-force-dark to enabled. I use Google ...
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Windows 7 appears to be reaching into the BIOS and turning off Virtualization, which disables Virtualbox on Linux

My Dad is having this problem with this computer. He has a dual-boot Shuttle (shoebox PC), on which he runs both Linux and Windows 7. He has VirtualBox on the Linux side. However, occasionally, after ...
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Windows Photo program does not recognise media in Windows Pictures directory symbolic hard link

Windows Photo program does not recognise media in Windows Pictures directory after the directory has symbolic hard link to another folder. How can that be fixed? I had symbolically linked (/J) the ...
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What operation may cause a connection drop when opening a new folder in Win10?

What operations the OS execute when opening a new folder that may cause this behavaiour? This might be an odd question but every single time a open a new folder, I experience 3 to 5 seconds of no ...
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Can not select rEFInd from macOS System Preferences

I have a 2013 iMac with a triple boot consisting of High Sierra, Catalina and Windows 10. I am using a single APFS container for both High Sierra and Catalina. Windows was installed using the Boot ...
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What are the hacks involving Cortana for getting “partial search” back in Windows Start Menu making user agree to? [closed]

It seams that not beeing able to do a partial search in Windows Start Menu is a old problem as you can see in my post Is "Start Menu" "Partial Search" disabled by default in Windows 10? - Super User ...
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How to receive phone calls using a data only card without using third party online service?

I’m needing a 5G nsa card for my laptop no larger than 42mm×30mm. The only one I found is the MV31‑W from Gemalto. But there are maybe other options. After a call to Gemalto, the representative told ...
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Copy your admin session layout + windows modifications to other user accounts in windows 10

I made several modifications to a clean install of windows 10, such as putting taskbar on the left, adding batterybar taskbar widget, removing edge from taskbar, removing cortana + command history + ...
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Is “Start Menu” “Partial Search” disabled by default in Windows 10?

I can't make "partial searches" in windows 10 Start Menu. Is anyone having the same problem? In "indexing options" the "Start Menu" is in "Included Location" and has nothing "Excluded" (although the "...
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How to rename every file in a windows directory in reverse order? [closed]

I have a folder with files named 001 to 999. I want to reverse the ordering so that 001 becomes 999 and 999 becomes 001 and vice versa and so on
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How to make Facebook’s Messenger desktop app start with Windows?

The offical desktop app works well on Windows, but apparently it doesn't show notification for new messages if the app is not started. Is there an option to start it with Windows automatically? Such ...
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How do I create a symlink to all pdf files in a folder (windows)

I got a folder with lots of files, and I want to create a symlink that gets all the pdfs in that folder including subfolders. Basically the same folder but only with the pdf files, I want to share ...
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Windows Batch Script to Compare Two Text Files

I have this script: for /f "delims=" %%a in (data_A.txt) DO ( set "flag=" for /f "delims=" %%b in (data_B.txt) do ( if "%%a"=="%%b" CALL :flagit ) if not defined flag >>...
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Integrate Vizio soundbar with Windows PC

I currently have a desk setup with two monitors and a Vizio soundbar. The two monitors are connected to the dedicated GPU on the computer, and the soundbar is connected to the Integrated GPU through ...
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How do I share a project and files across macOS and PC?

I use Camtasia for video editing. I keep the recorded video files on Google Drive. Google Drive syncs the files across both computers without any issue. However, the files end up in different paths ...
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Computer acts like it has lost internet, but is still connected

I am having a weird problem with my laptop. My computer will act like it has lost connection to the internet (Slack cant send messages, Chrome says no internet access, stuff like that), but current ...
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How to make a Bootable USB Stick with just CMD on it?

I want to make a Bootable USB Stick that when it is Booted it opens a CMD. I realy just need a Console Window like in Windows to make changes to a HardDrive but i dont know how to create such a USB ...
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How to normalize volume on PC?

I'm a bit jumpy guy, and sudden loud sound is painful for me. So I'm desperately looking for a way for realtime volume normalization on my PC (hardware/software). The way I see it is that a sound with ...
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When installing Kali Linux, Windows 10 suddenly became unbootable

Here's the story about the problem... Yesterday i was Kali Linux when the setup told me to reboot. I clicked OK on my Windows 10, when suddenly after restart, my dual booted Windows 7 booted up. ...
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Full-Screen apps black after sleep/hibernate windows 10

I just built a new computer with a 2080 Super on an i7. Everything works great, but full-screen apps like overwatch will go to black screens after the computer has been in sleep or hibernate. If I ...
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Huge difference in transfer speeds when using separate directories for transfer [migrated]

I was transferring around 12k images (total size around 2 GBs) from my laptop to my Android phone via USB. Initially, it was around 5-6 images copying per second and soon after around 500 images speed ...
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using cisco vpn in batch mode, trouble with password

I'm trying to setup Cisco VPN connection in batch mode. I use cd C:\Program Files (x86)\Cisco\Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client vpncli.exe -s < uwvpn.txt Where uwvpn.txt: connect [vnp ...
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How to connect VMWare Linux Machines using RadminVPN on a Windows hosts?

I have 10 friends in different cities, I created a LAN using RadminVPN and we all connected to the same private network. RadminVPN provides similar capabilities as LogMeIn Hamachi. Each one of us has ...
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How to verify an SSL certificate upon connection to FTP server using FileZilla?

I need to check the validity of DriveHQ's SSL certificate when I connect to my personal folder using FileZilla. I'm running Windows 10. I need to do it for a university project.
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How to automatically copy files from Folder to Folder/subfolder by matching the name [closed]

So the structure looks something like this: Folder/Folder1/file1.txt, Folder/Folder1/file2.txt; Folder/Folder2/file1.txt, Folder/Folder2/file2.txt and so on. I used windows explorer search to copy all ...
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Pseudofreeze on Windows 10

I've been having a weird issue with Windows 10 ever since I installed it early this year. My issue is that my system "pseudofreezes". It's not really frozen: I can move the mouse, hover on things and ...
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Master Volume for Windows 7

Is there a way to use Windows XP's master volume(sndvol32.exe) on Windows 7? When I just run it, I get CD Audio and VolumeControl column, but the volume does not change. When I run with WinXP ...
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Windows store not installing or updating apps

For months now, I've had a number of "Downloads and updates" in the Windows Store that kept saying "Starting download..." but never actually did anything. Today, I went through a number of online ...
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how to run powershell script so that it affects all users on a device

i need to be able to log in as an administrator and run a powershell script so that it affects all users registry keys. i have a powershell script that fixes the TWINUI issue. It resets the ...
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Hide the Rights of a user on windows

Is there a way to conceal the fact that a user is an administrator to other users on Windows? For example, like the UserList tweak, the user will not show up in UAC as an administrator, but will still ...
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Run Windows 10 explorer as another user

When I am running a command prompt as another user and launch explorer.exe, it briefly shows as the other user, terminates, and runs as the current user. Is there a way to run it as another user?
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[ffmpeg]: Records black screen with title bar if window is dynamically opened

I am working on a Node HTTP server which listens for recording a browser window when an HTTP request comes in. The HTTP request spawns a browser window and then spawn ffmpeg to target that window for ...
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Windows10 VM on Windows10 Host Freezes/BSOD IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL

I got a new SSD for my laptop. I copied my VMs to my new Windows 10 installation on this device. I believe the guest OS is Windows 10 version 1909 as was the host on the installation on the old SSD. ...
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sharing memory b/w 2 instance of the same program in the same computer

There is an app called nucleuscoop. it adds split-screen capabilities to games that don't originally support it. how it works, is that it launches two instance of the same game and resizes the ...
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Command prompt gets stuck on pagers

Whenever I run a command that runs a pager such as git diff in cmd, the command prompt gets stuck in the pager and I can't get out without closing the window. I've tried pressing q, ctrl-z, ctrl-c, ...
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I am looking for a way to delete files in a specific order: delete 2, skip 3, delete 2, skip 3, etc

I am working with an interlaced video file that I have created an image sequence from. My goal is to delete the interlaced frames, which in my folder, is 2 interlaced images, followed by 3 non-...
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NTFS permissions: deny existing file deletion, but allow read

I think I understand NTFS permissions pretty well, but I still cannot get the following to work (on Windows Server 2016): I have a folder (which will be a share, but please ignore share permissions ...
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My mouse went inverted (y and x axis). How can I fix this? (Windows 10, 64 bit)

I need software or something to fix this. Sakasa Mouse and most famous software don't work for me (I don’t know if there are others). It's a mouse problem because the touchpad is working fine. I am ...
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Where are my Firewall rules stored?

I have a machine in a corporate network which has over 17 000 outbound and inbound firewall filters set. I can view them with the netsh command netsh wfp show filters dir=OUT file=OutBoundFilters....
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What are the advantages of installing the newest updates for windows devices?

I am here to ask what are the benefits of installing updates on windows devices besides security and slight system changes to the graphical interfaces? Also why are the updates forced to be installed ...
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Using dir to find all subfolders with a given name

I was expecting dir build /S /b /A:D to find all folders in all sub-folder of the current folder that are called build. However not so. C:\GoogleDrive>dir build /S /B /A:D C:\GoogleDrive>dir *...
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Linux Mint over Windows 10, writing denied on HDD

A few weeks ago I tried Linux Mint on my 10 years old laptop and it worked way better than Windows. So I decied to keep it. But I wanted to keep all my old files, so I hadn't format my hard disk. I ...
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Can Windows create the “CreateExplorerShellUnelevatedTask” task in Task Scheduler?

I have the CreateExplorerShellUnelevatedTask active and wonder if this is a leftover created by some third-party program such as (now-deleted) CCleaner or by Windows (10) itself. action: start a ...
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What is the difference between git-bash.exe and sh.exe in Windows?

I wanted to integrate git bash into IntelliJ, so I've changed the default terminal path to C:\Program Files\Git\bin\sh.exe. After some time I noticed that some commands are not working, for example: ...
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Move Windows System, Page File, and Hibernation file to SSD while keeping other programs on same drive

I was going to propose this as an answer to how to move hyberfile.sys to another volume but this forum appears to be broken. I see a lot of articles that start to explain how to move the windows ...
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Why do files deleted with the command prompt not end up in the recycle bin?

Also, is it possible to recover files deleted with the cmd prompt?
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Any bad consequences if LAN IP of Windows machine is fixed?

I'm setting fixed LAN IP for my Windows machine with: IP: 192.168.1.102 (Current one) Mask: 255.255.255.0 Gateway: 192.168.1.1 My Windows computer is turned off every day, what may happen if the IP ....

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