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I lost my Footnotes and the letters of one footnote became the footnote of other numbers

footnote number 125 was Rahner, Theological Investigation, 121. But the footnotes following 125 became R 127 a 128 h 129 n 130 e 131 r , like this. how to solve the problem. i had already typed all my ...
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I cannot update my Surface Pro 6 to Windows 10 1809

I did both of them. Settings -> Update & Security Click 'Update now' of https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 and execute Windows10Upgrade9252.exe There are several users ...
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A program won't come to the foreground (Windows 10)

I have a program (QGIS, which uses QT5) that will not come to the foreground. It starts maximized (that's fine) but it stays behind all my other programs. It can be focused, and I can work in QGIS, ...
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Sysprep was not able to validate your Windows installation (Win10 x64 1809)

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1n_G7_9baHMNmhwWAWKUolW5T5NMnhAsf lists the 24 errors found in %WINDIR%\System32\Sysprep\Panther\setupact.log after I tried to install Windows 10 version 1809 on a ...
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How do I find and enable the virtualization setting on Windows 10?

I am trying to install Docker for Windows. During installation, I get this error: An error occurred Hardware assisted virtualization and data execution protection must be enabled in the BIOS. ...
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Windows 10 - Constantly freezing and folder names going blank

3 weeks ago my computer was giving off an error message saying that the file ntoskrnl.exe was corrupted or missing. I went to a repair shop to get it fixed, and as you can probably tell, I have it ...
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Any ways to repair a HDD which cannot be formatted and write-protected? (+Disk error: CRC)

For a few months, I used the 3.5 inch WD Blue 500GB HDD and a SATA to USB docking station so that I can connect the HDD to my Raspberry Pi, to be used as a small version of NAS. However, in some days,...
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WindowsApps folder says permissions are corrupted and need to be deleted, is this normal or critical?

This is for principle: Users, other principles dont show this message. After being unable to launch Forza without it crashing, and did everything suggested but nothing worked, I went to WindowsApps ...
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Sending an ethernet connection over wireless

So I have two connections on my PC, and ethernet and a wireless one. My ethernet is connected to the internet and my wireless isn't connected to any network. I want to send my ethernet connection over ...
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What's stopping a Mac toucpad from acting like a precision trackpad in Windows 10?

Considering that I can get pixel perfect scrolling in both macOS as well as in Ubuntu with my Macbook air, I'm wondering what about Windows is making it so hard to achieve the same thing in Windows 10?...
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Can I work on external hard disk until I have recovered all the deleted files from computer

I have a Dell laptop that have a single partition named "C drive" and I lost my whole data during reinstalling OS and I want to recover my whole data but I need some days to recover my data, So my ...
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Graphic displayed while copying files in Windows 10

When you copy a folder with lots of file from one location to another, a chunky dialog like the following is displayed: This appears to add a substantial amount of time to the copy process. I ...
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Replace or Skip Files dialog displayed when copying files

In earlier versions of Windows (XP, 7 and 8.1) when you copy a file to another folder and there is an existing file with the same name, you are presented with a dialog showing file details. This is ...
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Default Registry Values for Startup in Windows 10

I followed the guide here to try resolve a problem with some shortcuts not working on startup, but forgot to create a backup of those registry keys, and now want to revert the change. Is there a way ...
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How do I get rid of the white band at the bottom of screen when using chrome?

I have a white bar accross my Chrome window. A few observations: It only happens with Chrome It only happens when the window is maximized It is dependent on the monitor I am using (see image below). ...
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ctrl+alt+arrow suddenly stopped working

Hi I use ctrl+alt+arrow a lot. Suddenly the arrow key gets swallowed when I enter this shortcut. I tried in multiple programs. I am using RDP right now and know about the settings but it has been ...
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Make phone call on Windows 10 through cellphone [on hold]

I'm looking for a way to make phone calls from my computer to any number, all this through my cellphone, so I call speak through my headset. I recently found "CallCenter" which worked pretty smoothly,...
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Trying to setup windows 10/ ubuntu dualboot. now it won't go past mobo bios

I'm trying to setup dualboot, and i've been having issues ever since I started. I thought maybe the old drive that I used before I got an ssd was the issue. as I didn't bother taking windows off it. ...
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Can't delete file named '…' [duplicate]

For some background, I'm on Windows 10 however with the files I'm going to talk about I've used them in shared folders with Ubuntu VMs before. In a folder on my machine, there is a file named '...' I ...
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How to format old disk after installing new boot disk?

I just installed a 250 GB m.2 SSD as a Windows 10 boot drive on an Acer Aspire E15. The computer previously had Windows 10 installed on a 1 TB HDD. This is what my current configuration looks like: ...
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How do I schedule automatic updates on a desktop that's usually turned off?

OK, this is a complement to another question I posted here on superuser which was for a mac and that got answered today. Here I'll ask the exact same thing but, this time, it will be about a regular ...
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How to get a paired, connected Bluetooth headset to be recognized as an audio device?

This happens on an Asus ROG G551JW computer. I got a Samsung Level U headset. I can get it paired via Bluetooth, but it's not recognized as a sound device: it doesn't appear in sound device lists, I ...
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how to disable ctrl+esc shortcut windows 10

Pressing ctrl+esc opens the windows start menu.. I'd like to disable this shortcut but still have normal functionality of ctrl and esc individually. Is this possible?
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Resizing display to occupy less area

I have a 15.5'' display on my Dell laptop with an integrated Intel graphics card (relevant?) . Is there a way to resize the display so that it occupies a lesser area, and look like a 13'' display? Is ...
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Is there any way of automating the startup of applications on virtual desktops on Windows 10?

Every time I start my computer I need to go to each different virtual desktop that I have and start the applications that I usually use on that virtual desktop, this is specially cumbersome for me ...
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Asus UX360UAK trackpad not working correctly

I bought this laptop a year ago and it always had this behaviour. When i boot the laptop, the trackpad works just fine for 10-30 min. After this time it registers random clicks or something. It's ...
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Screen is constantly dimming

I bought a new Laptop, Lenovo Ideapad 320, have Intel and Nvidia Card and now, after a week the brightness of my Screen is constantly changing. -.- I turned every power saving setting off, including ...
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Hosting with port forward on different system [on hold]

I have two system lets call them System1 (Windows based ) and System2 (Linux based ) , System1 is using an isp which does not allow port forwarding , whereas System2 can allow ports is there a way to ...
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After Updates , on every restart , windows stuck on infinite boot loop [on hold]

I have windows 10 1809. Today I've installed the latest update Cumulative Update KB4469342 , but after , on the first boot I have an infinite loop with these screens : : "Hi - We've got some updates ...
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nt kernel & system/ ntoskrnl.exe issue

In Win10 Task manager, there is a process that takes about as much as any HDD activity as the other processes that are running. This process seems to mimic all software when it comes to HDD use. CPU ...
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Win10: Time since woke from sleep

I want to know how many hours I have been working tonight. So at a cmd prompt, I do this: systeminfo|find "Time:" That shows me the boot time. But I booted my system yesterday morning. The ...
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No task bar apps posted on the bar

I have recently had a problem with Win 10 and had it reinstalled. Previously I was able to run a app and then click on it and select pin to task bar. Now if I right click on the running web program ...
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How to find Skype in Windows automatic startup

I'm currently trying to rid a Windows 10 computer of all unnecessary automatic startup programs, because it had problems with being terribly slow even without starting any programs manually. One such ...
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Identify gaps in a sequence in one cell - Excel

I have a list of items in my Excel sheet that are numbered, together with a total number, in the following way: Example: | Column A (available) | Column B (missing) | Column C (total) ___|...
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Windows 10 stuck on login with no mouse and keyboard

Booting Windows in 11:30 night and end up pulling my hairs up. I've heard that after an update, Windows will start misbehaving and kill their IO so I had the older version backup. After the update, I ...
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Switched users while installing a game on Steam now Windows won't boot up [on hold]

So I was installing " Ring of Elysium" on steam and during the install my brother switched users but couldn't log in because he couldn't type in the password for some reason. So he manually shut down ...
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Supplementary Multilingual Plane and Windows console

Given this file: U+10480 OSMANYA LETTER ALEF 𐒀 Does any version of Windows have a way to output this correctly via the console (command line)? I have tried with: Windows 10 Windows 8.1 ...
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Disable Precision touchpad blocking quick movements during keypress

When a key is pressed on a Precision touchpad on my Dell XPS 13, it blocks quick touchpad movements - and slower touchpad movements are blocked during the first fraction of a second. This makes ...
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win - python 2.7 & 3.6 - switching version that script uses from shell

I have placed a script test.py in my %USERPROFILE% folder: import sys print("TEST", sys.version_info, sys.executable) When running cmd (WIN+R) and then typing test+ENTER the following is returned: ...
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Disable mouse button area of Precision touchpads

When a thumb is resting on the bottom part of a precision touchpad, the touchpad may frequently detect it as if it were a normal finger during gestures. I've found lots of threads regarding other ...
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Windows 10 Sign-in options

Is it possible to show the Sign-in options symbols directly when the Sign-in screen shows up without first clicking on the Sign-in options header on the Windows 10 Sign-in screen? Is there any file ...
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How can I find the duplicate files in windows? [on hold]

In windows Pc, I would like to clean up my data which is having a lot of duplicates now I want to find that duplicates and take a decision about the folders I want the list of tools that can ...
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How do you change Word 2016's Display language?

(Note that I am referring to the Display language, not the keyboard.) I have configured the default language in a Windows 10 Pro user profile to Spanish (Mexico). It's working fine. All Start menu ...
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HP computer no boot options

how can i access my bios startup screen when my laptop keyboard does not work? I spilled on my keyboard some time ago, has not worked since. laptop is hp pavilion 15ab188, about 2 years old I run win ...
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Windows stalls when sending a SCP from Linux CentOS server v7.6 to Windows 10 client PC

Anyone experience a problem doing SCP of a 200Mb file from a CentOS server v7.6 kernel 4.19 to a Windows 10 i5 or i7 PC client laptop? Downstream only to PC. We see that Windows 10 client PC ...
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Preventing windows 10 from automatically compressing my files and folders? [duplicate]

How can i prevent windows 10 from automatically compressing my files and folders if there is not enough space for installing updates?
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What is “MediaTek Preloader USB VCOM Port” driver for? [on hold]

We have two Windows 10 drivers to connect to "MTK phone" using USB when it is off: "MediaTek Preloader USB VCOM Port" and "MediaTek USB Port". Sometimes my device is recognized only as "MediaTek ...
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Windows 10 Firewall - How to deny all outbound but allow only Windows updates?

Goals: Use only Windows 10 Firewall Block all outbound traffic by default Allow Windows 10 updates Limit which svchost services are allowed through My progress so far on a fresh install: Outbound ...
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“MediaTek PreLoader USB VCOM port” or “MediaTek USB Port”?

How the mobile phone (that is off) informs the Windows PC (with installed drivers "MediaTek PreLoader USB VCOM port" and "MediaTek USB Port") how to identify itself: as device - "MediaTek PreLoader ...
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Win10: How to force VPN yet allow home NAS connection?

I read @Moab excellent reply on how to force VPN connect on Win10 but I'd like to also have this new PC [bought only for VPN downloading] to be able to xfer the downloaded file to my home NAS drive. ...