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Installing SNMP in WIndows 10

So, I need to install SNMP in a windows 10 pro computer with no internet access, or any arrangement for a temporary internet access. In windows 10 there is option to add features in the "Programs and ...
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Installing Latest Metasploit on windows 10

I install latest version as official help said in this link. I try install this bundle on windows 10. Installing step was successful but when I want run that, I get following error. I try install ...
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CMD is not openning from any folder

i entered cmd from a folder in address bar it is working fine a month ago, but rightnow it is not working, please help. the cmd is not opening from any folder but working fine from window(start) -> ...
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How to save the details of processes in task manager to a text file every 10 seconds?

How to fetch contents of task manager every 10 seconds into a text file? can you suggest a tool or a program?
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BGinfo preview working but after apply not working

BGinfo preview working but after applying nothing happens, no text appears.
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Experiencing numerous problems with the Windows shell

I've been experiencing numerous problems with my Windows shell for several years now that have worsened to the point where the file explorer is pretty much unusable. Initially, I noticed that whenever ...
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Can registry settings be “watched” by a program in Windows?

Let me explain what I mean... When you edit a configuration file for a service, software or process in Linux, you are generally required to restart or reload it after editing the configuration ...
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0x80004005 (Unspecified error) when accessing network share in Windows 7

I'm getting error 0x80004005 when trying to access a network share in Windows 7. The network share was created from a Windows 7 computer and is being accessed by a Windows 7 computer. The same exact ...
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Accessing \\. as an {UUID}

Windows has this feature(? maybe undocumented) where you can make a new folder named {UUID} and it does something special depending on the UUID. I only know how to use {UUID} to add control panel (...
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Pressing right arrow key registering as Windows key + right arrow key

whenever i press the right arrow key it works as if windows key is being pressed (in games it minimizes and on desktop it goes to dual screen) other keys as R for example work normally and if i press ...
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Windows 7 network share is not accessible, handle invalid, 4672 4634

I have two Windows 7 PCs, no domain, same workgroup. PC A used to be able to connect to PC B's network shares. Now it can't. Winf firewall on PC B is off for troubleshooting. From PC A, double-...
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Windows dosen't see USB drive

My machine won't see a Lexar USB drive in File Explorer or Disk Management but it will see it in Device Manager as in this snip: USB drive appearing in Device Manager Screen Snip As, I said, nothing ...
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Pressing right arrow key minimizes/dual screens programs and works as windows keys

When ingame it minimizes the games, when using on screen keyboard it shows it's working as the Windows key, this only recently started to happen and some suggested fixes (like restarting, pressing ...
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OpenSSH Server – problems trying to connect two laptops on home network

This question is relating to OpenSSH client and server (which became bundled with the Windows OS rather recently). I am hoping to get some help from someone who is more knowledgeable about SSH. I ...
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How to configure the DNS in AD to return local addresses for some names in a domain and use the external DNS for other names?

I am relatively new to Active Directory. In the LAN, we need to return some local addresses for some names but for some other names, we just want to get the IP as-is from the external DNS. Example:...
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Node command not found after installing nodejs

I simply wanted to upgrade my Node installation from v8 to v10. After installing nodeJs, no node command works from the command line. However, npm commands like "npm install" work. Yet when i do "npm ...
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My windows pc has BSOD

Yesterday my pc was good and when i wokeup and turned it on, it showed a BSOD "Encountered a problem.You're pc needs to be restarted. Were getting some information. If you need info search for this ...
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Microsoft Windows Based Script Host

How do I open File Explorer in Windows 7. I signed up for Java Script, now I cannot get this message off my screen.
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RAID and corrupted installation of Windows

I have problem with installing Windows 10 when RAID is enabled. I thing, that when RAID is enabled, some installed files are corrupted. I have: ASUS ROG STRIX X399 Samsung Evo 860 500GB 2x WD blue ...
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How to add/install a new TTS language voice onto Windows 10 by CMD Line?

I would install via command line a new language voice on Windows 10 Text To Speech. Until now on the internet I've found only a manual way that user could perform: https://support.office.com/en-us/...
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Creating keyboard shortcuts for context-menu options in windows

In the context-menu opened by right-clicking a file in windows explorer you will find the Open with... sub-menu giving you a list of applicatiions to open the current file with. I was wondering if it ...
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How to setup shadowsocks socks5 proxy for windows cmd?

I use shadowsocks socks5 proxy for google chrome browser with switchy omega plugin, It works perfect. But the proxy cannot work on native apps, like windows cmd. Notice that shadowsocks use socks5 ...
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How to use the shadow copy (VSS) for incremental backup, I need a way to stream incremental data

How to use the shadow copy (VSS) for incremental backup, I need a way to stream incremental data,then I can use it to migration .
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Java application not picking up app.properties on Widows 10

there is an application that needs certification to work fine, in Linux, there is no problem but I want to run this on a windows machine. I have Installed Java on my windows 10 system. then I ...
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Windows: Does admin have access local disk to pc that joined AD server?

I'm new to windows, I have a question that if I have a pc and that pc joined and AD windows server, does admin have full access to my pc, even though he/she doesn't have my password, for example: ...
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SanDisk Cruzer 64GB Showing Only 32GB Availible Space

I have a SanDisk Cruzer 64GB USB that I used a couple weeks ago to create a Recovery Disk, and after using it I erased everything on it so I could store files for personal use. However when I go to ...
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I can't foward a just recieved Email to a neighbor [on hold]

Using Windows 10 I cannot locate the icon that will foward a just received Email to another person. Never had this difficulty with windows 7 or other earlier software. Please advise.
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Windows 10 finding wifi MAC address from HDD?

I had a Windows 10 laptop which is missing or got stolen, and I'm trying to locate it by scanning for its wifi MAC address. Unfortunately it was not allocated a static IP address in my network, so I ...
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Increase distance moved by MouseKeys beyond its limits [on hold]

With Windows Mousekeys, you are able to move your mouse a certain distance with the arrow keys on your numpad. For example, using CTRL+4 (at maximum distance), will move the mouse about 110 pixels to ...
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Buildconf not found when compiling php on windows

I am trying to compile PHP on a windows 10 by following below instructions https://wiki.php.net/internals/windows/stepbystepbuild_sdk_2 All steps are ok until I try to perform the buildconf step. In ...
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Cygwin - mintty.exe is stuck when I try to quit

I'm running Windows 10 with Cygwin. When opening Cygwin from the start menu (Pointing to C:\cygwin64\bin\mintty.exe -i /Cygwin-Terminal.ico - and then entering "exit", the process gets unresponsive ...
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How to connect to VPNGate server using softether vpn from command line? (Windows)

I"m trying to connect to one of the free VPN Gate servers (https://www.vpngate.net/en/) using SoftEther VPN command line (vpncmd) client. I cant seem to figure out the right command. I"m trying to ...
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Autoshift with autohotkey

I wanted to play with autoshift functionality. That is, if any of the alphanumeric keys is pressed longer than some timer, "shift" is automatically applied. I would imagine that someone has already ...
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How do I open Multiple NotePad files from a folder? in Windows 10

How do I open Multiple NotePad files from a folder?in Windows 10 Selecting all and then pressing Enter won't work, Selecting all and then trying to get an option of open by right clicking mouse button ...
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How to limit cpu utilisation below or equal 25% only? [on hold]

I would like limit cpu utilisation below or equal 25% in both window and Linux Forbidden swap and virtual memory if exceed this limit Bonus is to force the program to stop And more than 2 times ...
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How can i detect certain program ( process ) [on hold]

i am having troubles detecting certain process, so the problem is like this: process bad.exe is running how can i detect if it is running maybe using python or c++? This wouldn t be hard, but bad.exe ...
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xcopy invalid parameters - copying all files in folder

for /R "c:\" %f in ("*.pdf") do xcopy %f "%USERPROFILE%\all\text" /s /c /d /e /h /i /r /y This is the command I am using to copy all of the .pdf files on my computer into one folder. However, it does ...
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Windows taskbar apps icons are hidden

I'm using few Desktop on Windows 10, one for my terminal, one for web, etc. The problem is that when I'm to Desktop 1 in the desktopbar all the apps in other desktop will be hide (I can't show it ...
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Hosting company tells me not to worry about server code 443 errors? Should I? [on hold]

I have an account with a major hosting provider. Unfortunately for me my website(s) are coded in classic asp and are on a Windows box. I was having issues with a VPS server insofar as RAM and CPU ...
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Uninstalled a program called “ad”, now most programs (VLC player, Movavi Video Suite) no longer function [on hold]

recently I was having problems uninstalling some programs, so I downloaded an official microsoft program that made inaccessible or removed/damaged programs uninstallable, and that worked. Whilst ...
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“Hide cursor while typing” never worked [duplicate]

My work is heavy typing oriented so I always tick "Hide cursor while typing" ever since I started seeing this option. But it has never worked. In all software, including word/ excel/ browser/ chat ...
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Why is my 500gb external harddisk showing only 93gb?

I got this old laptop which wasn't functioning, so I decided to use its 500gb hard disk as external hard disk for my computer. But in my computer the harddisk is divided into 2 partitions 39gb and ...
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Permission Denied when executing from non-OS drive [on hold]

I have ten hard drives, seven which are internal and three which are external (though always connected). I recently erased my main two (C and D) and reinstalled Windows 10 Pro, only to be struck by a ...
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Windows narrator stops in middle of text

My Grandfather uses the built in windows narrator to read his newspapers online. Whenever he selects text to be spoken the narrator starts, then stops in the middle of the text with. It seems to stop ...
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Windows-Creating Virtual Interface Over a Single Physical Interface

===== Little bit Background (Why I want to do this) ===== My Local Cable Operator (LCO) provides last mile infrastructure for 2 different ISPs. Let's say, ISP-1 and ISP-2. Customers can pay for any ...
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How to play a tiny sound everytime there is an output on command prompt

Here is a new challenge, I want to make windows 10 command prompt or PowerShell window to play a tiny very short 'tick' sound like they do in the movies, everytime there is a new line printed on the ...
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Win10 allow incoming ICMPv6 - firewall is behaving weirdly

I finally got it working but I'm a bit confused still. Has anyone an idea why this approach (netsh) doesn't work on win10? technet forum netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name="ICMP Allow incoming ...
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Unable to connect ubuntu from Windows using RDP connection

Ubuntu = 64Bit 16.04 LTS Windows = Windows 10 64 Bit Followed explained tutorial -- http://c-nergy.be/blog/?p=5305 Issue --> when I try to connect my ubuntu machine from Windows Machine using mstsc ...
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OpenCV with Gstreamer installation…possible?

I have some Python code which utilizes OpenCV in a way to use Gstreamer pipelines in lieu of a webcam or video file as input to a 'Videocapture' command...for a simple example: send = cv2....
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Move multiple files from subfolders to one folder using CMD or Batch

I have files in a subfolder, and the folder structure is like this: D:\Folder_Source D:\Folder_Source\file1.txt D:\Folder_Source\FolderA D:\Folder_Source\FolderA\file1.txt D:\Folder_Source\FolderA\...