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Getting a blank popup in Windows 10 with no close button

I have been getting a blank popup on Windows 10 that doesn't have a close button. After it has been open for a long time, it gives some message that says "Cannot connect to..." but I cannot read the ...
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Opening a pop up window for multiple choices?

I am working on a batch script that runs a playlist of videos, opening them one by one, and asking for an action in between videos. Is there a way to open a pop up window for multiple choices? This ...
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I want Win + Alt + D functionality but as a clickable shortcut

Like the title says, I want to be able to invoke the calendar pop up but rather than using a keyboard shortcut, I want it to be from a click. Reason I'm not just clicking on the clock is because I ...
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Is there a way to disable document tab mouseover popups in Gedit?

This is about Gedit that I use in both Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10. I am trying to prevent the black popups that occur when mousing over a document's header tab in the Gedit editor. The popups show ...
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login popups shows over every site and prevent to browse more, why is that?

this screenshot shows the popup and I don't know why it is shown... what is this? and how can I disable it? I want to mention that it's showing on any site, sometimes on new tabs and this is shown ...
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Characters appearing at random

I'm using Windows 10 on a Lenovo T460 and have been having an odd issue where "gg" appears at random. It is always the same two characters and there are certain things that sometimes trigger it but ...
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Buttons in excel

In respect of previous questions asked here. MS Excel 2010 Tagalong Buttons I want these pop-up buttons, they should appear when they clicked on the cell and they should do what they are saying. I`m ...
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How can I prevent surveypagestoday popups? [duplicate]

Popups are irritating enough, but I frequently get them from surveypagestoday (I find there is a related page with the url "https://www.siteleaks.com/www.surveypagestoday.com"). I cannot find a way ...
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IE 9 asks two times what I want to do with the file

When I want to open a docx. file from dynamics 365 I get the message "what do you want to do with the file?" Immediately after I press "save as", there opens a second pop-up with the same question "...
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How to stop WIndows 10 mouse cursor moving to popup automatically> [duplicate]

I have Windows 10 Enterprise with 5 monitors. I noticed that recently the mouse cursor started jumping to any popup with a Yes, No, Cancel Message Box. This is horrible since I am doing something on ...
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How can I stop/disable McAfee ads/popups in Lenovo (Recommended by LENOVO)

I have recently bought a Lenovo laptop with Windows 10 which has been good so far. However, there is something really annoying with it which is a an ad that appears every time I turn on the laptop. ...
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How to disable “Welcome back!” message upon document open in Microsoft Word (macOS)?

Suddenly today, when I open a Word doc, I'm greeting with an irritating "Welcome back!" message that points strangely to the right edge of the screen. When I hover it, the text content changes to "A ...
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Annoying window on the right side of the screen

When I press Win + Space or Alt + Shift to change the language layout, an annoying window pops up on the right side of the screen. Is it possible to disable this popup? Image
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How can i stop my windows 10 mail app that pop-ups continuously forcing me to add account?

I am having an issue with the built-in Mail app service in Windows 10. It continuously pop-ups by asking to add an account. When added an account, it now asks to re-enter the password. Still, each ...
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How to remove extremely annoying Power Bi popup?

Since an update, I regularly get a really anoying popup in the DAX editor in powerBI whenever I press ctrl-enter. Does anyone know how to turn this 'feature' off? This is the popup: It is ...
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How can I prevent Chrome from displaying a volume control box when I change my volume?

In Google Chrome version 75, they've added an annoying popup that appears when I press the volume keys on my headset. How can I get rid of it?
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How to make Outlook Calendar reminders stay on top in Windows

"...I want to know how to make my Outlook reminders pop up and show themselves prominently. They keep opening discreetly, as just another window in the Outlook stack on the taskbar. As a result, I ...
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Java commandline popup when opening terminal

Every time I open the terminal on my Mac, I see an annoying Java popup saying "to use the java command-line tool you need to install a JDK". I would be thankful for any help to fix this problem..
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Strange popup across desktop(s)

CONCLUSION: It was actually a popup from Android Studio that was running in the background, and seemed to have somehow left a 'hotspot' on my screen that triggered the Structure menu. Not a virus, not ...
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How to get rid of “Updates are available” message in Windows Server 2012?

How can I get rid of the message "Updates are available" in Windows Server 2012 R2? I tried the method below but didn't worked because on Windows Server we don't have any MusNotification.exe file. ...
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How to stop FireFox “Refresh now for the changes to take effect” “Refresh now” “Refresh later” popup?

My system: Win10 Home Version 10.0.17134 Build 17134 Firefox 66.0.2 Dell XPS 13 9370 laptop 16gb RAM This is also happening in my Mac and Win7Pro pc's. I typically have 10-15 tabs open. A tab can ...
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Probleme with variable inspector popup

I have some weird probleme with my linux vscode. The data-inspector / variable pop_up display a string object instead of proper object with some architecture to expand (as a List or other complexe ...
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Add a pop-up note to compressed file

I am trying to add a pop-up note to a compressed zip file. I am archiving some files and I want to put a detailed note that should pop-up when someone tries to unzip it. This is so that the future ...
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What are these squares in chrome window? I see this frequently on instagram

Some gray/white/black rectangles appear while I scroll page in chrome sometimes. I can see it on Instagram and sometimes on other sites. Can it be some extension? I have pop-up dictionaries. It ...
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Google Chrome repeatedly asks me to sign in on YouTube with a popup?

When I'm on YouTube and signed into my account, a bare-bones popup repeatedly appears asking me for sign in details. I assume the sign in details are for YouTube, but the popup doesn't have any ...
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My Laptop is slowed down to freezing and taskkiller.exe is doing it by eating up memory [duplicate]

I don't know how I may be got attacked with malware, but my laptop is slowed down to hell. I checked the Task Manager, there I found that a command line "C:/Windows/system32/taskkiller.exe" is taking ...
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Google Chrome blocks links opened in new tab

In Google Chrome, if I ctrl-click on a link to open it in a new tab, it is blocked by the Pop-Up blocker. How can I disable this behavior? EDIT: I am not talking about disabling Pop-Up-Blocking in ...
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PyQt4 popup window can't be closed

I have added a QListWidget to a cell of a QTablewidget, then I changed the selection mode to be able to select multiple items mylist.setSelectionMode(QtGui.QAbstractItemView.ExtendedSelection) I ...
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How to hide all warning popups in chromium?

In my browser popup occasionally is appearing popup: "Warning: your chromium settings are stored on a network drive..." and i have to click OK. Can I block this? There is some flags, which hide all ...
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Eliminate VMware Popups/Notifications that Span Multiple Monitors on Windows 10

So long story short, I have VMware Workstation 15 installed, running on a multiple monitor system using Windows 10. Although I am only using a virtual machine on one monitor, as well as only running ...
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What's causing the spam popups on the bottom right hand of my screen? [duplicate]

We have a new computer who is having spam popup on the bottom right side of the screen (see linked image below) and I haven't been able to figure out the source to remove it. The user has used it for ...
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Are there any maintained blocklists for modal website popups?

I use uBlock Origin to block ads. I also use it to block non-advertisement annoyances, such as registration popups and overlays. I select the offending element(s) with the UBO element picker, create a ...
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How to stop web site navigation hover pop-ups in browser

I've run into an annoying type of pop-up and can't figure out how to suppress it. The problem is links at certain sites related to web site navigation that activate when you hover on them. It ...
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How to stop Dell notification on my computer?

This annoying message comes up all the time. Even when I press "Do not remind me", it keeps coming. How can I get rid of it for good?
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Authentication popup doesn't display in Firefox

When I go on a specific website which uses the "authentication required" popup, nothing is displayed and I'm redirected to the main page. I'm running Firefox 61.0.1(64bits) on Windows 10. I've tried ...
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How to translate the selected text in Windows using Google translate?

When I select a text in the Android system, it shows an option to translate the selected text using Google translate (my translation pops up). Now, how to use Google translate service in the same way ...
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Desktop shortcut to open popup in Chrome (or another browser)

I need a desktop shortcut (in the startup folder) to open a popup window (not a new window nor tab). The solution should be preferably in Chrome, but if there is none in Chrome, I would accept the ...
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How do I stop popunders in Firefox that resist ad blockers?

I find that recently there are a lot of popunders that are not getting blocked by standard popup blockers like Ad-Block and Poper Blocker. I suspect that these are implemented as CSS overlays that ...
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How to remove (or disable) pop up “Search | Copy” in Opera?

I need to disable pop up text: that shows after text selection in Opera browser v52.0 (OS Windows). Can I do that?
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How to block dialog boxes in chrome?

For the following 2 reasons I am trying to block the dialog box pop-ups that the chrome browser itself occasionally presents: As a workaround for the in-ability to block uninstallation of chrome ...
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Stop Windows 10 Fullscreen Popup

So today i was playing a game of CS in which i got a Windows 10 Update notice like this: This was quite bad since i ran CS in Full screen and the Popup just placed on top of the Game window and ...
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Avoid alert box from web browser

We develop our own dashboard using iFrame and show multiple dashboard using our platform and switch periodically to another iFrame using Java Script. Sometimes the dashboard will show an alert box ...
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Which Chrome tab or extension opened a browser tab?

I'm seeing a spammy popup tab in Chrome. How do I determine its origin, which might be another tab or an extension? I poked around in the console, e.g. window.origin and window.history but don't see ...
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How to extend default choices in User Account Control Pop Up

When I want to run an application as Administrator I have to use a different user. The thing is that this case is repetitive and it is annoying to enter username and password each time. The pop up ...
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How can I disable software update notifications in kde/plasma

I keep getting popups about updates and it's annoying. The window below is from the taskbar icon settings that I think is causing the popup. Is there a workaround? If I knew which package was the ...
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How to permanently disable Bing translator on Chrome?

Chrome 59.0 64-bit on Windows 10. Recently there has been a change to the international version of Bing. The URL has been removed from global.bing.com/?FORM=HPCNEN&setmkt=en-us&setlang=en-us ...
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Chrome keeps opening up tanksw.com

Every now and then chrome opens up http://tanksw.com/piano-tiles/ I'm wonder what is responsible for this?
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Message in Skype Pop Up notification

Is there a way to turn off the option of the actual message content showing in the Skype for Business pop up notification box? I want to notification box with the name of the person sending the ...
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Blocking Sites from opening new Sites

There are certain websites that open new windows (this kind of new window is without bookmarks, etc., I don't know what they are called - don't know if that's still called Popups because they are like ...
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Random links popping up virus on chrome

Since I visited the site from chrome http://www.computerworld.com/article/2536806/networking/10-killer-texting-tricks.html and clicked on skip ad a window popped in background. I didn't notice that.So ...