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Getting Keras and tensorflow via Anaconda

I have an old Windows8 and I have great troubles getting Keras and tensorflow with Anaconda. I conda create -n ml python=3.6.5 conda activate ml conda install pip I had to run the last line otherwise ...
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Is my Pentium 4 64 bit or 32 bit? [closed]

I got an old motherboard, trying to run Windows 7 x64 installation from boot. no results. I thought it might be hardware problem but found that it cant even run Win 7 x32 from flash drive. Booting ...
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How do I enable “preview” with first snippet for a mpeg file ?

I used to have the video's first frame for an mpeg-file on my Desktop as an Icon, but now I'm getting this. I have installed several new videoplayers and I've lost that preview and now I cannot ...
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How Can You Get Internet Explorer Metro App to open with Tabs from Previous Session?

I am using Windows 8.1 . This OS has two versions of Internet Explorer. The desktop version and the Metro Apps version. I'm sure my Metro version used to open with the tabs from my previous session ...
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How to upgrade my Acer Aspire one that has windows xp, windows 7 and windows 8 upgrade to windows 10

so I was give an Acer Aspire One that has Windows XP on it as well as Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. I would like to upgrade it to Windows 10, so that way I can make it my personal computer and hopefully ...
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Trying to configure Bitlocker startup key on USB [Windows 8 Pro]

I have followed all instructions I've found in regards to tweaking the policy programming to accept USB for startup devices, but when I try to turn Bitlocker on, it still says no. Every time I click ...
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BIOS exits 1 beep (indicating DRAM refresh failure) but both RAM seem ok, windows is woking fine

I am trying to get into the boot menu of my pc to set up a Linux distribution. But every time I press DEL, I get 1 loud beep and my screen shows nothing. My BIOS is provided by American Megatrends inc....
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How to make Windows HDD bootable

I had been having trouble booting my Windows 8 PC. I've tried a few different things but right now, when I try to boot, it doesn't recognise the HDD as being bootable. (I'm not sure if this is the ...
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HP Pavillion won't boot - stuck on logo with spinning dots

I have a HP Pavillion with Windows 8 which is refusing to boot. The Windows logo (this was the HP logo for a while but during my attempts to fix it changed to Windows logo) appears with the spinning ...
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After cloning, the system Windows 8.1 shows the size of the smaller disk

I have ask a related question elsewhere. I have cloned 4TB HDD onto 8.TB but the system (Win 8.1) shows the size of the lower of the 2 disks, i.e. the size of the source while cloning. How do I assign ...
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Windows 8 Batch file issue

Batch Programming Hello! I am trying to write a batch program which can delete all files having the same extensions anywhere in my computer location C: and on my desktop. But when it does work. Here ...
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Speedup of Screen Recording Windows Powerpoint Without Media Player Showing

Having found this most excellent answer from a related question on this site, I'm in need of further clarification/advice but asking for clarification isn't permitted on the site. So here I am! The ...
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Would replacing a hard drive solve performance issues?

I have a low-end laptop and one time it's running fine (I can do normal stuff I need to do) but sometimes it would just get unbearably slow, words are delayed when I'm typing something, 1080p videos ...
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How to boot windows 8 tablet into safe mode

I have an HP ElitePad 1000 G2 (no keyboard) that has a seriously damaged boot configuration and cannot run any fix/diagnostics neither windows advanced recovery mode. Error: Boot Configuration Data ...
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can not enter password on Windows 8 log-on page- Business domain

I am new here, I tried searching to see if there was a similar question and I could not find any. I hope this has not been asked before. I have a laptop from my old job, that I got to keep after I ...
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Is there a way to remap the Logitech iTouch buttons on modern versions of Windows?

I am using a Logitech Internet Navigator Keyboard (circa 2001 I believe, and have no intention of replacing it) and Windows 8.1. It has 8 'iTouch' keys, E-Mail, Messenger, Webcam on the left, and ...
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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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Folder has gone missing from AppData, why?

I have an old SSD with a Windows 8.1 installation on it. I am trying to track down a cryptocoin wallet that I had been using back in 2014 and is typically stored in AppData\Roaming. The thing is, the ...
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Downloading videos from Youtube doesn't work via `curl`

I have opened and downloaded via curl some mp4 file from Youtube via F12 hotkey (i.e. from developer menu) and have saved it into J.mp4 but it cannot be replayed. Someone knows Why ? It writes ...
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how can i rename php files by incrementing the last number?

i want to rename files like this one-piece-espanol-latino - copia (1).php one-piece-espanol-latino - copia (2).php one-piece-espanol-latino - copia (3).php and 274 more... to this in a batch one-piece-...
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Can we access the router page without connecting?

If I am not connect to the router and I find the router IP address, so can I access the router page by entering the router ip in the browser?
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Cannot enter BIOS on a samsung NP270E5E after making a refresh with the Windows 8.0 refresh tool

After making the refresh, upon the last restart a Blue Screen showed, that reads "Your PC had a problem and needs to restart. We're just collecting some info, and then you can restart". Now, ...
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How do I output phone audio to pc?

How do I output my android 8 phone's audio to my windows 10 pc? sndcpy only works for android 10 and above and usbaudio (https://github.com/rom1v/usbaudio) only works for android 7 and below. '...
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Hard drive reduced space after Window 8.1 installation

I have just done a clean Windows 8.1 (64 bit) install on a Dell XPs 12. So far so good in the sense the machine works. However checking Disk Management I see that of the 237 GB hard drive only 35% (83....
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What uses my diskspace? [duplicate]

Please forgive if this is obvious - I haven't used Windows for decades - and it's fallen on me to sort out an old laptop with Windows 8 installed. When I open 'Properties' for 'Windows (C:)', it shows ...
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Windows 10 laptop, no USB, keyboard and mouse

Today when I wanted to use my computer again (it was still running from the day before), I noticed my mouse cursor was gone. Moving the mouse did not reveal the cursor, neither did using the trackpad. ...
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Please Help!!! Forgotten Windows 8.1 Administrator login password on HP 110-210 Desktop PC [duplicate]

I have reviewed the existing "fixes" or ways to restore and/or recover or remove administrator passwords on Windows 8.1 operating systems on other sites to no avail. I'm hoping someone in ...
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PC goes sleep mode when I try to get into the BIOS

I tried to get into the BIOS through ''Advanced Startup'' and via F2 key but my PC goes to sleep mode, keyboard, mouse and screen are on but goes into sleep mode. I don't know what to do, I made some ...
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Windows 8 laptop won't boot using bootable DVD or bootable USB stick

I have a Gateway NE56R31u with Windows 8.1 that was working fine until I opened it up in the morning 2 days ago. It showed an error 0xc0000225. No matter what I do in response to that error message it ...
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Is there a way to make my Windows account password unresettable using non-official Windows methods?

I found this thread that discusses different ways of resetting the admin password without actually knowing the password Reset windows 8.1 administrator password. I tried it myself and after no less ...
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force windows 8 to properly shut down instead of quick shutdown/hibernate (login issue as well)

So I'm working on some laptops for an uncle of mine and he's got two, few year old laptops that have passwords that were forgotten. This SHOULD be a fairly straight forward process with just loading ...
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Can't connect this network , but USB 2.0 Wifi adapter connects

I have problem with my Notebook's wifi. First of when i power on my notebook it starts without wifi connected. So despite It shows all wifi around modem when i type password to connect my home network ...
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Add file mime type in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT with script

I have a few Win8 VMs that don't include .xlsx in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT, so it's not recognized by the OS, and to add it manually for each VM would be inconvenient. Is it possible to add such type via a ...
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Why are my Keyboard LEDs blinking when shut down?

Recently my keyboard LEDs started blinking when my PC is shut down (see video here, sorry for the quality). Only when the PC is shut down, as soon as I boot they stop blinking. I think it started ...
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Windows 8, pendrive - directory changed name to some strange one and removed all files

I am using windows 8 and I have weird problem with directory on my pendrive. I had USB pendrive connected to my laptop and I did something in one of directories inside. Structure of this directory ...
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issue with screensaver on windows 8.1

I have Windows 8.1 and my screensaver works but only if WMP (the windows media player) is not running. I have set the time 4 minutes and created a directory with some .jpg. It's often not working when ...
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Iconia w3-810 install windows writing bootsector error

After deleting all partitions, windows installer cannot create the boot sector. Secure boot is disabled, no legacy option and tried with windows 8, 8.1, 10. Used Cmd and tried fixboot, fixmbr, ...
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Windows 8.1 error: The application has failed to start because the side by side configuration is incorrect [duplicate]

Hey so I have this error that keeps popping up since last windows update "The application has failed to start because the side by side configuration is incorrect please see the application event ...
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Trick google meet into thinking tab is open (chrome)

Google meet now have feature where it hide presentation if i was using other program (even when not minimized), so i can't record it while doing something else. Is there anything i can do to make ...
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EIZO new monitor LCD display Software doesn't work

I have windows 8.1. I have installed my new monitor EIZO software but after clicking on it it just does nothing. It should open ScreenManager.
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Computer Keeps Losing its Internet Connection (While Still Connected to WiFi)

My computer keeps losing its internet connection even though it's still connected to wifi. Usually, when it happens, the websites will remain "loading" so long, sometimes a DNS lookup error ...
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Upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1

I have upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 using the instructions from the Dell website. It says that I need to download all the Updates and then Microsoft Store will popp up and I can upgrade from ...
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Can my motherboard support Windows 10?

I want to upgrade my Windows7 32-bit to Windows10 64-bit. All my components support 64-bit. But in the page the OS support only goes to Windows8 64-bit. Would it be a problem if I update to Windows 10?...
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Windows Firewall turning off once a day for no reason

About once a day, my firewall is disabled for no reason. When this happens, I lose access to Internet, because apparently Avira is set to block internet access when firewall is disabled. I easily fix ...
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Does Microsoft implement “Windows Defender”-like security for WSL 2 instances?

I'm not certain whether WSL 2 instances, running in Hyper-V, are actually scanned by Windows Defender. I have found some articles on Google describing Window Defender's performance impact on WSL, but ...
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Why my C hard drive still full? [duplicate]

My C hard drive is full and i don't know the reason why . I've moved all important files such as download folder and document folder to another hard drive (in my case , i moved it to D: drive) . I've ...
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Where is the Microsoft HTML (CHM) Help Viewer stored? [duplicate]

Sometime ago I messed with opening chm files. I set a pdf viewer as the default app for viewing chm files and now I want the Microsoft HTML help Viewer to be set as default chm viewer. The problem is ...
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DISM is taking over 24 hours

I'm having problems installing Windows Updates so I thought that if I use DISM and then SFC, that it might fix the problem. When I run DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth It takes over 24 ...
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When downloading windows updates on Windows 8.1 the progress is stuck on 0% downloading

When downloading windows updates on Windows 8.1 the progress stays on 0%. I have ran the Windows Update troubleshooter and restarted the Windows Update service. However TiWorker.exe is running.
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What is the purpose of the DISM /RestoreHealth parameter and SFC?

What is the purpose of the DISM /RestoreHealth parameter and the SFC /ScanNow parameter? How do they correlate to one another? In what order should they be run? Why does the order sequence matter ...

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