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How to install and configure asp.net website on IIS 10 [closed]

How to install and configure asp.net website on IIS 10 .I want to my asp.net website install & configure on IIS10.
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How to install GRUB2 in BIOS to dual boot 2xUEFI Operating Systems?

My PC is stuck booting to BIOS only (BIOS settings inaccessible due to some kind of corruption), but having a GPT disk with UEFI windows 10 installed, I would like to install Ubuntu in UEFI using ...
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can i install nvidia driver without acpi driver?

My question about Microsoft ACPI-Compliant System can I install Nvidia driver without it? I try to uninstall it but it disable Nvidia driver as well
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Can't use LAN functionality over VPN

I am currently using ZeroTier VPN to connect two windows 10 computers. We can see eachother on the network browser, we can ping eachother and we also can connect to eachother in any software that ...
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How can I install Windows 10 (including System Reserve) to Disk 1 instead of Disk 0?

I'm trying to install Windows 10 to Disk 1, which is sort of working. I get C: and the main file system on Disk 1. However, a "System Reserve" partition is created on Disk 0. Also, it seems that ...
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Can I change my drive?

I recently received a desktop computer (Lenovo H420) from someone. It's in perfect shape and works fine with start up. I went to get into Windows but it is locked under a different user. I can't ...
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How to add hotkeys to Windows 10 system setting toggles?

There are certain system settings that I toggle regularly, such as enabling and disabling HDR or night light. Is it possible to add hotkeys for these or at least somehow toggle them without the ...
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how to use multiple input devices at the same time [closed]

I want to use multiple monitors at the same time, that receive input from multiple input devices - all on one pc. I think that instead of having multiple computers perform different tasks (one playing ...
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How do optimise windows 10 for a low powered pc? [closed]

I have a low-powered all-in-one pc that I like to install windows 10 on as it has windows 7 currently installed. and I was wondering if there any steps that I can do in order to make it run a bit ...
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Automatically execute context menu action on new files in the folder [closed]

I have a folder, and I want to automatically execute context menu action when new files appear in the folder. How it can be done? With special programm or smth else.
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Windows (with NTFS Usermap in Linux) new files permissions error

Whenever I download an exe file to that partition in Windows, I cannot run it at all. It gives me the error: "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the ...
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Blue arrows on every icon [duplicate]

Today i turned on my computer and saw this icon on every file on my desktop. I did not turn on any sort of compression, it happened just like that, without any action. I am a little woried about ...
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Auto-lock (Win+L) computer if Ethernet cable is removed or Ethernet signals drops

I want to make my system auto lock whenever I disconnect the Ethernet cable or my LAN signals drops. I'm using Windows 7 and Windows 10.
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Can't select paired bluetooth speaker as sound output (Windows 10)

I just got a new bluetooth speaker, an Urbanears Stammen (concrete grey) I can connect to it from my phone, using Bluetooth, and play back sound no problem. But I can't get my Windows 10 laptop (Dell ...
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I have i3-7100 ,12gb ram , 3tb hdd and a 120gb ssd

Okay so I have i3-7100 ,12gb ram , 3tb hdd and a 120gb ssd I wanna migrate my os to my ssd ,but for some reason my os is 1.7Tb lol https://gyazo.com/e8181ef47abcc70db85292ada8bb3fb3 and my sdd is ...
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What's the best OS for removing rootkits? specifically firmware rootkits and windows registry rootkits. [duplicate]

I fjnally got financial to return to school after waitjng 3 years. 10 days before the last class of fall 1, i got hit with rootkits that took over my workstation/gaming PC and my laptop for school. ...
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How to get Deluge to run as a service and show in tray?

New to Deluge; I'm trying to get Deluge to run either as a Windows service or a Windows Task (to make sure it stays running at all times) while also running in the Tray. Deluge is weird ... if I ...
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Windows 10 MSG command mystery

I'm an old-timer experienced Windows user from way back. My main computer is a Windows 7 Pro box. We bought a new PC for a new office; it of course has Windows 10 (Home) on it. I was doing some work ...
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Path destination too long [duplicate]

I am in the process of trying to delete a folder from C:\Users but when I try and delete it, it tells me the folder cannot be deleted because there is a file name that is too long to go in the recycle ...
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How can I eject an external Mac HDD on Windows if it is not showing up in Windows Explorer?

I'm reading an external Mac HDD on Windows 10. It doesn't show up in my Windows Explorer but using HFSExplorer, I was able to transfer my files to Windows. How can I eject this external HDD if it is ...
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Anyway to set DefaultSecureProtocols for WinHTTP registry key without rebooting the system?

This is about instructions to Windows update KB3140245 on Windows machines. Microsoft released an update (a very long time ago) that "allows users to change system-wide default protocols for WinHTTP ...
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Open firefox on top of everything with PowerShell

I´m running two scripts. . C:\path/Set-Window.ps1 Start-Process -FilePath 'C:/Program Files/Mozilla Firefox/firefox.exe' -ArgumentList https://stackoverflow.com Start-Sleep -Seconds 0 Set-Window -...
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How can we get a git gui client that does proper image diff?

We're just starting a project (Unity based) and are using git (we've used SVN in the past) on Windows 10 and MacOS. We're currently using Sourcetree as our client, though we're open to use over ...
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How to change a registry value with a variable in path?

I'd like to change the value "vbawarnings" but the registry path has the word version in it (15.0 or 16.0 or something). So I don't know which word version is insalled on the 5000 computer in our ...
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System Image and Backup& Restore

I know there is threads talking about these 2 concepts, but I still have a few questions. So I have 3 physical drives (Drive C,D,E). My C drive contains my OS (Windows 10 already activated, so will be ...
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Windows 10 force updates

I have a computer which is currently on Windows 10 Pro. Honestly Microsoft really annoys me how they try to force everyone to update. I have a computer that needs to be on and running 24/7 and these ...
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Data error when extracting 7z files [on hold]

I'm having more and more data error when extracting/joining 7z files on Windows. I can often but not always work it around but I can't understand how is this possible. I only use 7z portable version ...
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Can delete a file through windows explorer but not through batch file

When trying to delete a file from a network location via windows (I am on windows 7) batch file using a "del" command with /f and /q flags, I see an "Access is denied." message, and the file is not ...
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“Recent” lists on start and taskbar despite turning it off

Since updating to Windows 10 1809, right clicking on start and taskbar icons shows a list of recent documents. When going to Settings, Personalization, Start, and then checking and unchecking "Show ...
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How to sign out of google chrome browser and remove google toolbar?

It use to be nice and one can sign out of google chrome account and it will clean up all personalization like remove the toolbar etc but not anymore! It's not easy to signout completely but now you ...
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Find duplicated files between two folders and subfolders

I need a CMD Batch Script to find and remove duplicate files in folder tree in separate folder. Example. .\test1\ oo.exe 01.dat 02.dat [...] .\test1\te\dat.big .\test1\te\[...] .\test2\ oa.exe 01....
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Diagnosing Windows 10 perfomance issues

I have a Windows 10 machine with 12GB of ram. When I try to type anywhere, it feels like my keystrokes and mouse clicks have a delay of about 5 seconds. Even when I click on the search icon at the ...
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I can't set a program as the default to open a Video File with in Windows 10

I am trying to set bomi as the default video player. In the past I was using it as my default player without any problems. But, for some reason I uninstalled the application, and then installed it ...
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Accessing partition created on Linux from Windows

I have an external HDD. It was shipped with an NTFS partition, but that works problematically under Linux, so I repartitioned it to exFAT. I did it on Linux by removing the existing partitions (there ...
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Partitions and drives under Windows [closed]

Are the C:/ and D:/ drives partitioned separately in windows file system ? I am currently learning about how OS manages file systems and touched on windows FAT file system. If C:/ and D:/ drives have ...
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Group of keys are not working in laptop

I have a Dell Inspiron 7567 laptop which I bought about 6 months ago. It was working just fine until about a month ago when the LCtrl button suddenly stopped working. I pressed it a few times and it ...
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Powershell script runs manually in task scheduler but not as schedule task

I installed the PS Scripts on my virtaul machine. My VM is connected to a domain account i have one service account provided. Right now my script is running manually. But when im waiting for the time ...
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How can I restore Google Chrome settings from last Windows

My Windows was crashed and I installed another Windows, but I have full access to all my last Windows' files. Can I use them to access only bookmarks and not even history, passwords, settings, etc?
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How can I decrypt Avira's quarantine files from last windows

I had decided to restore false positives from Avira's quarantine section, but my Windows crashed and I couldn't use normal restore feature of Avira. Now, after keeping my Windows files, I installed ...
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Unable to disable windows search in windows 10

I disabled the Windows Search Services in Windows Services but when i click on the Windows Menu from the desktop then type on my keyboard, the Windows Search is still available and i am able to use it ...
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How can Excel dates default to short-date format when the year isn't typed?

When typing dates into unformatted (General format) cells, Excel will change the format to a custom date format, but I'd rather it just stick to either the short or long format. Examples: 11/28 ...
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Is it possible to detect the IP address assigned by Ngrok?

I downloaded ngrok for windows and it works fine. When you start ngrok (ngrok.exe http x) it maps localhost:x to a public IP address. eg abcd123.ngrok.io. Q: Is it possible to detect what this ...
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Disable Windows screensaver (media players can do it)

Windows 7, Domain policies enforce a password protected screensaver with a timeout of 10 minutes. I'm trying to find a way to prevent the screensaver from kicking in. I've noticed that when I play a ...
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How to remove drive letter from first primary active boot partition, or how to just delete it and still boot

I created an image backup and restored it to a VHD file. The original drive has three primary partitions. It also has two CDRom drives, shown as the first two volumes. This is how diskpart lists ...
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bypass network password to create new user

I have an old XP computer that was setup years ago on a secure network. It was setup so that the startup screen would only list the network you wanted to log into. The company gave the computer to me ...
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i do some tweak in registry (usb entity) [duplicate]

my question is about key in registry the key location is "Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\USB\VID_04D9&PID_AD50&MI_00\7&1423bb6d&0&0000 " key name is "...
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Use teamviewer over the internet through a proxy on the remote end

I work as a Technical Services person for a instrument company. The instrument uses a pc as a controller, and due to the sensitive nature of the software used to control the equipment we don't ...
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Using images as icons for files of the same name, possible?

If I have a folder that has files: filename1.typ filename2.typ filename3.typ and filename1.png filename2.png filename3.png ...is there a way in Windows to modify the .typ file type so that it ...
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attempt to kill a service fails on some servers

From time to time I need to restart a specific service on a server. Occasionally it gets stuck on "starting" status. Usually I can kill it with a standard taskkill /f, but sometimes I get "access ...
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Logging Disk utilization in perfmon per application?

So every so often i get an error in win10 where a process is using 100% of disk utilization within task manager. The end-goal is i'd like to create a log for it to track which application/process is ...