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Automatically closing ('OK'-ing) a Windows Script Host dialogue box from a batch script

I have an incredibly annoying problem where my Win 10 license keeps randomly deactivating for no reason. Sometimes it lasts weeks without doing it but recently it seems to be doing it every other day. ...
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Batch (or some other file) to have scheduled in Task Scheduler for a popup that leads to a website

I am trying to create a batch file (or some other file) to show a pop up reminder with a yes/no option that I can get set up to run at a designated time in task scheduler. This will be planned to run ...
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The "No new notifications" notification happens even after I turn off notifications in Windows 11. How to turn it off?

I have turned off notifications in Windows 11. However, I still get the "No new notifications" popup when my mouse is near the right bottom corner. Occasionally, this is on top of the ...
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How do I block this MS Edge pop-up dialog on browser close?

Microsoft Edge of late has begun repeatedly showing me this pop-up dialog almost every time I try to close its window after a browsing session (cannot predict or figure out what causes it not to show ...
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Keep on getting weird, random "Install failed" messages on Windows 10

I keep on getting weird messages saying it can't install something from my temp folder. I have zero idea what could be causing it. Edition Windows 10 Home Version 22H2 Installed on ‎8/‎1/‎2021 OS ...
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How to stop window 10 pop-up behaviour (from right-corner bar) "Can't install updates" pop-up

Problems The "Can't install updates" pop-up scheduled "when PC started up" behaviour is uncontrollable. No normal selective toggle button in "setting" related to this ...
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Disable windows error box on specific apps

How can I disable Windows Error box from popping up? We have machines that get the pop up box saying something went wrong, I don't want to turn off Windows Error Service tho, just want to disable ...
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Is this a virus? C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Temp\FyNtEw.exe

Rfter updating my computer Windows 11 & restarted the system, the following warning popups again and again: "Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your computer?" (CMD logo ...
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How can a popup window be created in Chrome right after startup, without any website already open?

Recently, when I open up Chrome browser, an annoying scamming site called "stoprobot.site" will pop up for no apparent reason. AFAIK popups should always be initiated by some website that's ...
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Clicking on Chrome-generated pop-ups doesn't work most of the time. Why?

Clicking on Chrome-generated pop-ups such as the one shown in the screenshot below doesn't work most of the time: the mouse click is ignored. Why? If I hit ENTER it works fine. I use Chrome on ...
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How to stop pop-up sound in Excel

I'm working with Excel almost everyday. I have to search for data in the cells, and when that data is not present I see a pop-up message. The pop-up come with an annoying 'ping' sound. How can I ...
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How can I know what app/software is launching a Virtual key?

My Right Click Menu (Context Menu) keeps randomly popping up in my Windows 10. Even if I don't do anything. I have tried all possible solutions. Nothing helps. It starts right after installing ...
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Windows 10: Can't get Rid of Malware Popups Notifications Spoofing Antivirus [duplicate]

I'm using Windows 10 Home, and I'm this popup, that keeps coming up at random times, at least hourly: And, just a few minutes ago, this: I have disabled all popups in Internet Options. I ran ...
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Search the web or type the url pop up windows

I got a pop up on my windows screen I tried a lot to disable it I searched all over my setting and control panel , appearance , display , personalization .Could someone say a right way to disable it ,...
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Disable Open Pick an app dialog in Chrome

In MS CRM, whenever I click on the phone field, it used to open a dialog "Make a call from, Pick an app". I add a registry for click to dial as explained here. The popup/dialog was disabled ...
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How can I remove the new download popup?

Since a recent Chrome Canary update, you lose focus after downloading a file, because a new download popup appears. How can I make block this popup from annoying me?
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Adobe Acrobat Reader DC: close the app, not the tabs

After I click the usual "close app" icon (X) there is a (unexpected) pop-up window: Why this window? How to close Adobe Acrobat Reader DC w/o any pop-up windows? Actually I don't want to ...
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Windows 10 PC periodically pops-up a command prompt window but it closes before I can see it

I've been struggling with this for some time now. Essentially, every 20-30 seconds a cmd window opens and immediately closes. I'm afraid my computer might be infected with something. I've tried using ...
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Windows 10 console pop up

Windows 10. Every time I restart PC, open a browser, word document, picture or any thing I get this pop up for a short time. In picture you could see it says chromedriver32.exe. Maybe someone had this ...
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Norton Antivirus protection has expired popup windows keep on showing up over and over again even though I have uninstalled it

Every few days, this popup keeps returning even though I had already uninstalled Norton from my computer a few months ago (the pop-ups were a nuisance). Clicking on the "Uninstall" button ...
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How to disable browser's "sign in as" popup

When I'm using Google Chrome and many other Chromium-based browsers including Vivaldi and even the new Edge, certain websites will show a pop up with "sign in as" if I have password stored ...
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netsh.exe keeps popping on Windows 10

I am using Windows 10. The netsh.exe popup saying "The object already exists" shown in this image: It keeps popping up from time to time. It pops up and goes away. While I am working or ...
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How to stop popup box in bottom right corner of screen (Windows 10)? [duplicate]

Recently every time I move my cursor anywhere near the bottom-right of my screen an irritating popup with news stories etc. appears above my taskbar. It is very distracting and it obscures my screen ...
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Stop malware(?) in Google Chrome popping up black boxes advertising, ironically "Chrome Users? get rid of Popups Instantly"

I remotely admin an Ubuntu Linux 18.04 system for an elderly family member. They use the system only for viewing webpages and reading webmail. The browser is Google Chrome. Somehow they've picked up a ...
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How to allow Chrome popups from certain IP network ranges?

As per default Chrome is blocking popups. This is of course the best approach but I would really like to allow popups from our trusted internal IP ranges (we use IPs for some stuff - not DNS). This ...
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Block "website induced" tab changes in Firefox

With popular topics a lot of "free" site will give you a link to click on before getting to the actual content you want to view. They use the click to open a pop-up. I don't mind ads but ...
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Bing is popping. How shall I fix it?

Whenever I google something. Bing automatically searches the same thing. Please help me how shall I fix it. It appears like this:
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Turn off Windows 10 "Activate Windows" fullscreen popup

My copy of Windows 10 is not activated, due to errors involving multiple Windows resets (from an already activated copy of Windows). As a result, every so often (every 2 hours or so) I get a big, blue ...
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In Win10 is there a fool proof way of discovering which App is displaying a given pop-up?

I'm working on re-purposing a Win10 laptop that has some security feature whereby all USB disks have to be approved and registered. I cannot remove that feature because I cannot see which app, service ...
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Asus Realtek Audio HD keeps popping up [duplicate]

so i know why this happens it's because the sockets on the front of the Case are not placed properly and it feels like there is some electricity is going on within it. i will send it to repair it but ...
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Firefox opens popup video with AdBlocker and Block Popups on [closed]

I use Firefox with Ad Blocker and some sites still popup a video box in one of the lower corners of the page. The video player is from Connatix and I don't see any settings menu that would allow me ...
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Dismiss “almost time to restart"

Win 10 seems to love interrupting my movies with update messages I can’t dismiss. Since I’m watching a movie neither restarting now nor waiting an hour is acceptable. I want to dismiss this thing. I ...
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Ubuntu - Mic. Mute notification pop up random

laptop dell with ubuntu 18.04 upgraded to 20.04 but the issue is still appearing. I changed a few headsets but this mute pop up notification is not disappearing, and continue showing randomly on my ...
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Name of the element that pops up when you mouse over a folder in Windows 10?

What is the name of the element that pops up when you hold your mouse/pointer over a folder in Windows 10? I've included a snippet below of the informational pop-up I'm referring to. I tried searching ...
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Get rid of Outlook search popup?

Every time I open Outlook, I get the popup in the screenshot below. I've clicked a mixture of Not now and Next - both of which close the popup until next time I open outlook. (Should clicking Next ...
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How can I set Firefox to block every pop-ups, using only native browser options, without installing any add-on?

Some questions have been asked before about blocking pop-ups, but they don't fit my needs of using the default browser options. Basically, Firefox has an integrated "block pop-up" option ...
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How to create a text popup in PowerShell?

In Windows conhost there's a setting for popup colors like this Some of the available popups can be accessed from cmd if you press F7, F2, F4 or F9). The same can be done in PowerShell by temporarily ...
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What is a PowerShell popup?

I am manually configuring the colors of my PowerShell and I am curious what a "popup" is and how I can see it? As of now it seems that only "Selected Screen Colors" changes anything. How might I cause ...
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How to force a Firefox window to be read-only/non-edtable URL?

I'm receiving via Moodle links to Google Meets for online classes and they usually open on a popup-like window, their URL can't be edited and most of my toolbars on Firefox aren't there, so i can just ...
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Why are my pop-up windows opening in a new tab on Chrome?

I am working on a feature for a web app on my local server. The feature opens a pop-up window when you click on a button and shows some information. It has been working completely fine up until this ...
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NetworkManager has stopped working

Whenever I load Windows 7, the window "NetworkManager has stopped working" pops up. Here are the problem details... Problem signature: Problem Event Name: CLR20r3 Problem Signature 01: ...
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How to stop Adobe Flashplayer from opening update pop-ups

It's the AFP Install Manager that keeps opening up... Long story short Adobe Flashplayer keeps opening pop-ups telling me I need to update it on my MacBook. However, no matter how many times I ...
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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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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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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 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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