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How to change an SSD's serial number? [closed]

Are there any "straightforward" hacks for changing an SSD's serial number, ideally while it is connected to a host computer via SATA/USB (i.e. software hacks, no "tear down the device, ...
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Why is Windows Update such a joke? [closed]

How is it possible in 2020 that Microsoft still hasn't figured it out? I have updates failing, updates that take hours (could install 5 linux distros in the amount of time of 1 single windows update), ...
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Windows batch file to move files to subfolders based on file name [closed]

I had never built batches and I am having difficulty finding the syntax to do the following. I have a ton of files stored in a single directory which I wish to move into subfolders(some already exist, ...
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Make windows 10 ask me what to do when I connect my phone

How can i make windows ask me what to do with my phone when i connect it, again? i have chosen the option of opening it in a new window last time thinking that that will only be done for that one time....
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Chrome not opening google.com, address bar search?

I have never experienced anything like this. Here is what is happening: I cannot open google.com, not even in incognito mode. I can open google.co.in I cannot search via the address bar in chrome ...
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How would one configure a Hyper-V switch such that the host machine shares an adapter with the virtual machines?

I'm looking to configure a Hyper-V Vm in such a way that the VMs are given an IP on the same subnet as the host machine, which would make networking much easier. My basic layout looks something like ...
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Why is only 1 of multiple IPSec phase 2 networks initiated?

Our own network is "main" by pfSense. To be able to do maintenance to customers hardware, we setup an IPSec connection from our internal (desktop) network (10.128.10.0/24) to each of our ...
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How do I access the Processor power management options in Windows 10?

While Googling I found that to make my computer more silent I could set it in the Processor power management options overview. Unfortunately, I don't see it at: Was it moved somewhere else? How do I ...
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Domain user unable to login to laptop for first time

I recently just setup a new Hp laptop for a user. when the user tries to login (domain account) he is getting welcome with his name for about 30 minutes then the machine will login with a temp account....
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Detect duplicate values in LibreOffice calc? (Q&A)

I have a table, where one column is intended to represent unique IDs. Is it possible, to check with a formula, if the uniqueness criterion is fulfilled? For instance, let's say the table is currently ...
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Audio LUFS measurement with 2 decimal places and short filelengths?

can anybody provide a ffmpeg line to measure LUFS with 2 decimal places (-23.01db) and also working for short filelengths like 0.2seconds??
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Join two tables without merging in microsoft word

I want to join the tables without merging them and creating one table. for e.g. I have two tables as given in the below screenshot. I have closely placed tables with 1pt font size between them. I want ...
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why can't I use my whole 1TB HDD when I enabled Intel RST

I'm have a few problems here. I have 1TB HDD and a 256GB SSD and I want to use Intel RST on them, but right from the BIOS before I apply changes I can only use 477GB of capacity. I want to use my SSD ...
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Pressed a key and a search bar has appeared, how to remove it? [closed]

my little sister pressed some keys and now a search bar has appeared at the top of the screen and I don't know how to remove it. Could someone tell me the hotkey please?
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My mouse sometimes right clicks when I try to left click

This mouse has been working just fine for months, but this morning it started right clicking sometimes when I try to left click. It's a standard optical mouse with two regular buttons, a scroll wheel/...
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PuTTY “unrecognised key type” when trying to convert id_rsa

I've generated SSH keys on a Linux system and copied down the id_rsa and tried to convert it to a .ppk but when I go to convert to ppk I get an "unrecognised key type" error. I've also tried ...
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Extract tar.gz file to a directory and create the directory if not exist

I know that I can run $ tar xf somefile.tar.gz -C somedir to extract the tar.gz file to somedir, but it requires somedir exists first. Is there a way to extract to a directory and create the ...
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Microsoft Access: Query to delete duplicate data but keep most recent

To my surprise, I've been having trouble finding an answer to this question for my specific case. I have a table with ID and date and I would like to keep only one ID, and that is the most recent one. ...
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Combine strings with same first word preserving their order

I have a file that contain many lines consecutive and non consecutive with same first word and i want to merge all those lines.Not finding any way. please suggest someone. eg. cat file X blah blah ...
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Disk Management: Not able to make a new volume

I am not able successfully make a new volume from unallocated space in disk management. I will try to explain you all through points and screenshot. What I did: shrink space from Local Disk (E:) [...
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How to restart a systemd service on-sucess and on-failure into a single service?

I want to restart a process in on-sucess and on-failure in a the same process, example: [Service] ExecStart=/home/user/test KillMode=process Restart=on-success on-failure RestartPreventExitStatus=255 ...
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VPN Kill Switch with SSH exception

I am running a FreshTomato Router which is constantly connected as a VPN Client. To force all internet traffic through the tunnel, I am using this as a kill switch (recommended setup from VPN provider)...
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fixing a heavily fragmented HDD

on my laptop I have a ssd(ubuntu) and hdd(windows10 +storage). my main OS is the ubuntu and I use windows mostly for games. the hdd acted really slow so I checked it and windows defragmantation tool ...
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Any need nowadays to be concerned about the 260 character path limit for non-networked files?

For non-networked files, is there any need to take care nowadays about not exceeding the 260 character path limit? I am most interested in answers covering Windows 7, 8, 8.1, and 10, if possible. The ...
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How long does a nmap syn scan with the timing template set to -T1 take and is there a way to improve it's speed?

I'm entirely new / excited to learn about computers, linux and most recently port scanning . After reading about nmap in a book, I began to read the manual & website of nmap, and play around with ...
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Restarting remotely a PC with encrypted drive

I've got a remote PC which I'm connecting to over the Internet. The PC has an encrypted drive. When I power it on, it first asks for a password to unlock the drive. If I've logged into it remotely and ...
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replacing single driver within windows XP SP2

Prestory: I would like to connect and use Huawei E3372 modem with Windows XP SP2. However, according to diagnostics and system requirements, it appears that it requires at least XP SP3 to work. I have ...
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How do i hide a running windows application in Windows 10?

I would like to hide the running windows application so that the running window becomes invisible and the application icon will not be shown on taskbar.
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can't open / format SD card

Situation : was moving files from phone (usb cable) to pc files moved succefully after ejecting, the card was filled with many large unknown files (+4gb per file). The names were weird symbols. ...
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Why do .sha256 hash files include asterisk before and after filenames?

I've seen .sha256 files for software such as: this_is_a_fake_sha256_hash_of_64_characters file_name.exe Or: this_is_a_fake_sha256_hash_of_64_characters *file_name.exe Or: ...
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Pivot table counting blank cells in formula error

This problem bugs me every year and every year I can't remember how to fix it! My data is fine, but my pivot table reads it wrong. My IF statement says that if the code is PP or PA, to count this and ...
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Devcon.exe - how to integrate in Win 10 1809 Enterprise / Win 10 PE SE 1809 Enterprise

In this thread, i found information's about "Devcon.exe": Quick Method to install DevCon.exe? I downloaded the cab file, renamded the specific file to devcon.exe, But - to be honest... I'm ...
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How to turn off audio description in windows 10?

I am having an issue with a tile that never disappears from my windows machine. This is very annoying since I cannot access the things behind the tile. This has been happening for some days now. A ...
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Ubuntu Linux, Get User Login, LogOff, Lock, UnLock Time

We need to monitor the user based on User Login, LogOff, Lock and UnLock Time. How to get these details from Ubuntu Linux. I got this link Login Details for the User Login, LogOff, Lock and UnLock ...
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Set 1920x1080 resolution with Intel HD Graphics 3000

My NVIDIA Graphic Card is broken and therefore I'm using my Intel CPU as a graphic card now. The graphic card of my CPU is Intel HD Graphics 3000, with Intel Core i7-2600K 3.40GHz CPU. My problem is ...
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Cannot remove folder that has ^. prefix to folder name from OneNote recent list

I am trying to remove deleted OneNote notebooks from OneNote “selection” and sometimes I cannot do this. I have and use both Windows 10 and Office 365 versions of OneNote. The deletion method I have ...
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MS Word: How to change the way citation(reference) page numbers are shown?

I'm writing my thesis and I need to change the way Word is displaying page numbers using IEEE reference style. Word is set to my native language and I have the language pack installed. For now, it is ...
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Wake from sleep with external Keyboard or mouse after these have been unplugged and replugged on Windows 10

I am working with two computers, an Asus laptop with Windows 10 and a Dell Optiflex Desktop PC with Ubuntu 20.04. The Asus laptop is also used as if it was a a desktop computer, i.e. the lid is always ...
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Command history lost

Is there a way to know if someone (including system administrators) has deleted the bash commands history on purpose? (the history -r doesn't seem to work) And is there any way to recover that history?...
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Cannot connect to VPN server

I'm running ubuntu linux on which I try to connect to openvpn server. I tried network gui and also connect from command line, but I always get this error: /sbin/ip route add 10.0.8.9/32 via 192.168.8....
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SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED when USB storage device is inserted

I have an old Lenovo Erazer X310 and whenever I insert a USB flash drive (other peripherals work fine), I get BSOD STOP error SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED The problem still occurs after trying: ...
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Do OS X operating systems use the Unix/Linux structure?

Yes, there may be possible duplicates, but I am talking about the STRUCTURE of Unix/Linux operating systems with folders like bin, home etc. Unix/Linux-based operating systems are supposed to have its ...
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When clicking shut down button, computer restarts in windows 10 [closed]

I found the answer to computer restarting when clicking on shutdown. In my case, I went to Bios and I went to power management and I changed the setting to S3 stage and the changed. Problem solved.
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Windows 10: Open file directories with a custom application by default

Since everything I see is explorer.exe, I labelled different parts of it in the screenshots at the bottom, to make it easy to understand. TL;DR Can I make my own application open directories by ...
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Change application icon (not menu-/launcher icon)?

I have recently 'discovered' how to use different profiles in firefox, which is handy; and I know how to change the icon shown in the KDE menu etc. However, the running applications still show their ...
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Why my headphone mic isn't working in windows 10?

I am using a mi headphone and a headphone-mic splitter when I plug in headphone pin in mic it works but when I plugin mic pin in mic which should be there it doesn't work. First I thought the problem ...
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Why I can't set same resolution on same second monitor on 2 diff laptops(Dell Win 7 IntelHDExpress vs Thinkpad Win10 HD4000)?

I have two laptops and one external monitor (HP 19v). I use vga port to conect it. On my first laptop (dell e5500/win 7/Intel HD Express Mobile Chipset) I could tweak the resolution of my second ...
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Windows 10 WSL bash change starting directory

When I launch bash on Windows, it always starts in the directory that it is launched from [/mnt/c/Users/myuser], however I would like it to launch in the WSL $HOME directory [~]. How do I specify the ...
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Censoring/pixelizing sensitive information with MS Paint?

I need to post a screenshot for a bug report or superuser/stackoverflow question, that contains sensitive information, and have only MS Paint available at the PC at hand. Since layout issues are part ...
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When printing photos to the Canon TS960 printer from iPhone/iPad using AirPrint, the printer thinks the print job is a CD label [migrated]

When printing *photos to the Canon TS960 printer from iPhone or iPad using AirPrint, the printer thinks the print job is a CD label and asks me to 'Place a printable disk on the multi-purpose tray'. ...

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