Questions tagged [windows]

For questions not specific to a single version of Microsoft Windows. Otherwise, use a more specific tag such as [windows-7] or [windows-10].

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Bulk exif tags bat script not working peoperly

I have a batch script to set XMP:Subject Exif tags on pictures in bulk. tags.txt has all links of the pages and the tags. Links and Tags are separated by =. This script should divide the URL and Tags ...
-1
votes
1answer
16 views

How to have my Visual Studio running without debugging program keep expanding RAM usage till RAM is full and even then use SSD as “RAM”?

I got an "Out of memory exception" and my 32 GB RAM isn't even full, it's downloading pictures, I want it to keep downloading and expanding RAM usage at night and even use the SSD as ...
-3
votes
0answers
20 views

How to check if one or more pictures in a folder of a million pictures isn't downloaded completely and is missing?

I'm downloading a million pictures and they're in async tasks, how do I make sure maybe in C# or a certain software or a Windows trick that tells me about pics that haven't been downloaded completely ...
0
votes
0answers
2 views

ConEmu and cmd run as Administrator

I want to configure ConEmu to always intercept the command line. At this point, I was able to configure ConEmu so that when I try to open cmd, ConEmu opens. But if I try to open cmd from the ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Is it possible to copy files between 2 network drives directly?

My understanding is, if I copy one or more files between two network drives (remote PCs), the transfer will be routed via my local PC. So if I were to then shutdown my PC before the copy completes, ...
-1
votes
0answers
12 views

OS installation is recognized as device instead of OS

My laptop uses Windows Boot Manager by default. I've installed an Ubuntu distro (Elementary OS) within Windows Boot Manager (the same hard drive where Windows 10 is installed), however it's recognized ...
0
votes
1answer
7 views

Headset mic not working (or detected) in PC

I bought a headset with built-in mic today. It does its main job of listening to audio. However, the built-in does not work in PC. However, it does work in mobile and laptops. The only difference that ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Which terminal is that?

While watching Introduction tutorial to Qt / QML I noticed Jesper Pedersen from KDAB seems to be using a Windows terminal which is not that old (classic) DOS command prompt I'm used to. Seems to be ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Access denied by Remove-Item

I am using PowerShell of Windows 10. This might be so basic question. I can't delete the folder by Remove-Item. PS C:\Users\whitebear> Remove-Item MQL_Set. + remove-item MQL_Set + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Search bar in Windows 10 plain doesn't work (and other assorted functions)

No, this issue didn't appear after an update. The search function features are also still there, they just don't start. I know reinstalling Windows fixes most things, I just wanted a second opinion on ...
1
vote
1answer
17 views

Creating NTFS symbolic links on an offline windows drive in Linux

So I want to free up space on the system drive by moving all the program files and several other space consuming folders from an already allocated hard disk who's partititions cannot be changed at the ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

Windows 10 MemoryDiagnostics result

my computer got a bluescreeen (KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED), so i started the memory diagnostic tool. I cant get it what this result means. Is the test passed without errors/problems or are they ...
0
votes
2answers
21 views

Navigate Open/Save As dialog with keyboard

I was wondering if someone knows some tricks for navigating Open and Save As dialogues with the keyboard in Windows 10. I know some general shortcuts. However, when I try to navigate these dialogues ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Ubuntu on VirtualBOX: rcu_sched self-detected stall on cpu

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 on Virtual Box. Host machine is windows 10. It is Dell G3 15 machine. Now when I leave the system idle for 15-20 minutes, I see following message on VirtualBox Ubuntu “echo O ...
0
votes
2answers
38 views

What could be the possible reason for Windows removing Password protection for zipped folders?

I remember in Windows XP, you could set a password to a zipped compressed folder. But in newer Windows OS, the option is not available. Is there any reference which tells why would they remove this ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Can't run VBS files in Command prompt

In a beginner coding course that wants us to use command prompt to execute various types of files we created in notepad. I have run JavaScript and Python files, but whenever I try to run a VBS file I ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

How to separate folder full of files by data before and after a specific line? [closed]

I have a folder full of text files in Windows. I'd like to separate every file in the folder into two parts, the first part containing all text in the file up to, and including line 9 of the file, and ...
-1
votes
1answer
24 views

What keyboard shortcuts can I use in MS Office 2010?

I work using MS Office 2010, and I want to try and minimize my time on finishing a project with the use of keyboard shortcuts. I already know how to use copy-pasting, so everything else that are ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

How do I reset “bcdedit /set {bootmgr} path … ” when not being able to boot windows?

not sure if this fits into this forum 100% but I didn't know where else to ask for help - so here I am. I am using a dual boot system - Windows 10 & Ubuntu 20.04. After a Windows update I was no ...
-2
votes
0answers
38 views

Running 32-bit Windows application on 64 bit Windows [duplicate]

Is there a possibility to run a 32-bit Windows application on 64-bit? I tried something with CorFlags but I couldn't get it to work. Can anyone explain how to do it?
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Can't boot from any device: Missing \Boot\BCD

With my relatively new PC (a few months) I suddenly can't boot in Windows anymore after a Windows update. I get the follow error: 0xc0000225: The Boot Configuration Data for your PC is missing or ...
1
vote
2answers
11 views

How do I change directory to a path containing spaces in cmder on Windows 10?

I am working with both Docker Quickstart Terminal (Bash) and Cmder on Windows10. On Bash, to change directory to a path where some folder contains spaces, I usually do: cd "D:\my files\etc\etc&...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Windows HardDisk Activity

i need a help try google search but not succedd... my problem is System 4 PID continously read and write my disk. and i can't disable it. Image 1 Image 2 Disabled Windows Update, Windows Antivirus, ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

How does Windows decide what the “best drivers” are?

What criteria does Windows evaluate in deciding what it believes are the "best" drivers for a device? When pointing Windows 10 to a folder with three driver versions (for an Intel Z390 SATA ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

control panel resets automatically

I guarantee you haven't heard of this question before. When I drag a window to the top of the screen Windows10 displays the "maximize" window animation in anticipation of automatically ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Desperately need help - Mouse freezes pc ports

Need Help Urgently So after nearly 10 different sites, and multiple threads, this issue has gone unresolved Recently my mouse (Logitech G300s) will lock up all my pc ports (as in nothing will work in ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

What does the warning sign over battery icon represent?

The battery icon on my laptop has a warning sign when plugged in: to a laptop dock via a USB C cable. When I click on the icon, I get this popup. Just a warning icon and no further information. ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Disable Windows 10 Update End of Service Spam notification?

I've been trying to disable windows 10 updates through traditional means by creating registry entries and editing gpolicy but to no avail. I restart yet I keep getting this end of service update ...
0
votes
2answers
27 views

Windows cmd dir hogging CPU

I have a couple of these "Windows command Processor" (cmd) running a dir command and taking 10-15% CPU constantly, heating everything up and well hogging CPU. I also see findstr running ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Windows (10 and Server 2019): Why suddenly Search Active Directory button is greyed out (disabled)?

I do not understand this unexpected behavior: I'm making some experiments with VMWare Workstation 16 Pro and few virtual machines with Windows 10 Pro (20H2) and Windows Server 2019 Standard. I put ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

running CLion on windows on different user

I updated CLion under a different user on Windows 10 and now I can't start it because it gets an error: It doesn't even start when I "Run as administrator", which is strange, because I am ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

What are these additional DLL files in Device Manager, what located aside to SYS files [closed]

AFAIK, driver files has the "SYS" extension, but if I go to Device Manager, and open "Driver Details", almost any device driver (SYS file) accompanied with some DLL (not SYS!) ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Request not supported error while doing spawn SSH in TCL 8.5 in Windows

I have installed TCL 8.5 32 bit in a Windows machine. And installed Expect package separately as expect package is not a part of TCL 8.5 version. I am able to import Expect package, being in a ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Switch all windows between 2 monitors

I use 2 monitors (with same resolution) and sometimes I want to change the position of all windows to the other monitor, so that everything which is displayed on the left monitor will be afterwards on ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Copy first n hex of a file

You can output the first n hex bytes of a file in Linux with xdd (xdd -ps, etc) How would one do this on Windows, though? Is there a way?
0
votes
2answers
23 views

Integrated webcam suddenly stopped working

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T580 whose integrated webcam suddenly stopped working, i.e. this image pops up whenever I try to use it in any application (like Camera, Skype, Zoom etc.). Also the green LED ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

This PATH Variable is apparently invalid, not sure how to remedy it

In the process of fixing my Java PATH variables for development, I was recommended this Windows app called Rapid Environment Editor, which seems to be pretty dope indeed. I was able to fix my invalid ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Reload Windows wallpaper after connection loss

Our Windows domain provides a wallpaper image via group policy. The image file is accessible through a network path. If there is no network connection during client computer boot, the wallpaper will ...
1
vote
0answers
12 views

How to see emojis from Unicode 11.0 and above?

Ok so basically one of the games I play has a lot of Unicode emojis (Minecraft). So I went to https://emojiguide.org/ to check which are not being displayed and turns out that my computer only shows ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Windows Boot Manager Disapears after booting any Live Linux Distro?

Anytime I plug in a USB to my computer and I boot it, I have to completely reinstall windows to even be able to get into it just after booting a USB. I don't even have to do anything in the Live ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Force windows to reconnect to WLAN

Not sure if this is really a problem of Windows or more some kind of timeout issue. I have a router where my laptop connects to via WLAN which is on the base floor. Now when I go up to the second ...
-2
votes
0answers
23 views

How do I use Hirens to recover my files?

I dual booted kali with Windows 10, but when I reboot my computer or try to disable secure startup (to exit kali OS), it says that there's no bootable devices found, even though I am absolutely ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Missing Mail Merge connection features in one computer that exist in other computer with the same version of Office

Working in 2 computers in the same version of Office, I realized that the way to connect to an access database from MS Word, for doing what I wanted to do, was using DDE connection. In one computer I ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Is there a way to restore files that have been deleted with an OS?

I dual booted kali with Windows 10, but when I reboot my computer or try to disable secure startup (to exit kali OS), it says that there's no bootable devices found, even though I am absolutely ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Unable to install anything on Windows 10

I've recently reinstalled Windows 10 from scratch on an empty drive and proceeded to install some software when this error stopped me: "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. ...
0
votes
2answers
26 views

USB Port does not work when all other ports are populated

I have 4 USB 3 ports in the back of my ASUS z170 motherboard. When I connect devices to all of them one of them stops working. I have changed the power settings in the control panel and disabled the ...
1
vote
1answer
21 views

MacOS - How to switch between windows, irrespective of the app?

I wish to switch between windows the way I used to do it on MicroSoft Windows. On Windows 10 for instance, the OS doesn't care what app my screen is currently focused on. If I have two Firefox windows,...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Color batch error output in different color

Is it possible to run a command, for example xcopy and have it's standard output and error output in different colors? I'd prefer using just what comes with Windows 10 without extra downloads. cmd or ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

How to lock remote windows (7 and 10) computers

I'm trying to lock all computers in my house - I checked the psshutdown option with the -l flag, but although the shutdown is working, the lock isn't working at all - it's writing that the machine is ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Always see the title of a Chrome tab on Windows

I have an app that displays really useful information in the tab title and I'd really love to be able to see this always. If I have too many tabs open or I pin it, the title shrinks and I can't read ...

1
2 3 4 5
973