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MousePositioningWnd in Taskbar

i am having the same situation did you figure this out ?
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How to change idle criteria for windows10 so idle can be triggered at the system resource level I usually idle at?

Seems like you are not the first. https://superuser.com/a/285031 (Posting this as an answer cause I cannot comment yet. Anyhow, seems doable but messy). A much simpler way would be to write a program ...
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Disabling everything except letters in browser- and on OS-level

What you're looking for is called "kiosk". Depending on your budget you could buy or rent a dedicated machine. They are called "interactive kiosk" or "kiosk computer". ...
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team_explorer.bat not found when using Developer Powershell

This appears to be some kind of bug, but I'll confirm that creating the mentioned directory works around it.
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Disabling everything except letters in browser- and on OS-level

You could use the Linux DRM API to draw directly to the screen using e.g. libcairo (Which has font-rendering support), intercept input events with libinput, and disable all vttys. Probably overkill, ...
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Downloading all files in a directory with ftp command

Once you've logged into your FTP server and have cd'd into the folder containing the files you wish to get in one go, you do this: Disable prompt (it toggles) prompt use mget for multiple files ...
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Disabling everything except letters in browser- and on OS-level

If it fits in your budget you could also consider using a touchscreen and developing a simple JS keyboard
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Locked files in Windows.old Documents folder, how to grant permissions?

Shameful direct copy/paste of a decrypt EFS-encrypted files article: Reviewing the chat (under question comments) it appears the top-right gold padlock in Windows indicates EFS files. w32sh posted a ...
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Have the command prompt launch an application like Notepad and block until it is closed

Here is what worked for me when launching Firefox: start "" /B /WAIT "G:\Programs\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" | pause
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How do I type accented characters in windows?

If the right answer does not exist for you in all these answers, perhaps the AutoHotkey script I've written is a good alternative. It shows a small popup when long-pressing a character. So when the 'a'...
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Disabling everything except letters in browser- and on OS-level

Remove all the 'illegal' key-caps & mount the keyboard behind a cutout so only allowed keys are exposed. No 'illegal' keys available to press, no need to do anything special to the OS. You keep ...
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How do I change the default command prompt directory in windows 7?

Option 1 from DrMoishe - creating a shortcut - didn't work on Windows 11 when running the command prompt in admin mode. Following the link to the article he cited, there is another similar option that ...
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When signing into my Office 365 account on a computer, how can I prevent Microsoft Teams from getting installed?

Another way is Business and Enterprise editions can exclude Teams installations using Office Customization Tool.
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How to enable TLS 1.2 and disable TLS1.0 and TLS1.1 with IIS on Windows server

Easy way to do this Step: 1. Download IIS Crypto GUI Step: 2. Unclick 1.0 and 1.1 and click 1.2 and then reboot Step: 3. TLS checker
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How to check Internet browsing history through cmd or powershell on Windows?

I like the Ipconfig use, but Powershell does have its own code Get-DnsClientCache | Select-Object -Property Entry, Data | Sort-Object Entry | FT
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Is there a windows equivalent to kill -STOP (or Ctrl-Z)

As of 2022 there is now a simple to use open source tray icon tool available to quickly suspend and resume apps: Eco Mode App Switch
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Is there a program that will tell when I click on anything where the link is currently mapped to, or the command being run for that specific action?

There is no way to achieve what you are after I'm afraid. If there is a specific function you want command control over it would be best to ask for it specifically, and in as much detail as possible ...
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Batch processing — How to convert a lot of filenames into HTML code?

@echo off && setlocal enableextensions enabledelayedexpansion cd /d "%~dp0" && for %%i in ("%cd%")do set "_dir=%%~nxi" set "_alf=A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,J,...
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Manage Windows App Execution Aliases from PowerShell

You might be looking for the Powershell Remove-Alias function. To remove one alias from the current PowerShell session: Remove-Alias -Name myaliasname To remove all non-Constant aliases : Get-Alias | ...
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Windows repeat last command without arrow keys

Bind the operations to some other keys. PowerShell uses PSReadLine to process input, which is very similar to Bash's readline/inputrc in terms of behavior – in fact, it has nearly same function ...
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How to use multiple vpn clients with wireguard on windows?

Make sure your WireGuard connection profile does not list 0.0.0.0/0 or ::/0 as its AllowedIPs, because this causes the Windows client to automatically activate the "Block untunnelled traffic (...
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32 bit software RAM utilization in a 64 bit windows machine

4GB-system usage, if the app is large address aware, otherwise 2GB. See Stack Overflow - How much memory can a 32 bit process access on a 64 bit operating system? for more detail.
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How to know how many remaining pages for the print job in windows 10

Your printer uses PCL3 (a host-based language) which works on pages, not documents. You could check the Windows queue (click the printer icon on the task bar) to see if the byte count there can give ...
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Why is my USB recognized only for couple of seconds?

I don't want to be a party pooper but the UFD is probably failing (the NAND). Do NOT run chkdsk or anything else that potentially writes to the drive, repairs the drive etc.. This is golder rule when ...
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How to disable hotkey Ctrl + W in Windows 11?

Test if an application like AutoHotKey or an alternative can be set to intercept Ctrl-W. Or Put a small piece of foam rubber or foam polyethylene under the W or the Ctrl, thereby increasing pressure ...
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Edge constantly hides my extensions from the toolbar

Same thing happening in our tenant. We have the GPO set to enable specific approved extensions and block the install of all others. After upgrade to latest Edge (103.0.1264.37), they are constantly ...
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Keyboard shortcut to change case

I'd say SHIFT + F3, but it's not universal. •1st hit capitalize •2nd hit all caps •3rd hit all lowercase (Zoom, wordpad Ok, notepad ko)
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How to get WSL to connect to the Internet when VPN is on?

Answer is here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wsl/troubleshooting#bash-loses-network-connectivity-once-connected-to-a-vpn .......................
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How to run multiple instances of uwp app

There are UWP apps that can be opened in multiple windows and others that won’t open another instance no matter what. Here are some methods that may work for some apps: Use Shift+Click on the taskbar ...
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How to run multiple instances of uwp app

Whether you can run multiple instances of a given application normally depends on the application. Some applications allow multiple instances, and some do not. There is not a "one size fits all&...
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Locked files in Windows.old Documents folder, how to grant permissions?

Use the Unlocker software to unlock the files and remove the permissions. this will also help you to rename the locked files.
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How to LOCK computer after 'x' amount of time right after log on

Just copy paste this into your bat instead: call timeout /t 1800 && Rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation And if you want your bat to run silently follow this guide before adding it to Task ...
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Getting I/O Error and unsupported reparse point in mounted Windows partition under Linux

This is not a complete solution, but still helpful. I researched this for one or more hours in the past (more than two months ago) and didn't find much information on this "unsupported reparse ...
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Locked files in Windows.old Documents folder, how to grant permissions?

What is happening to this computer is illogical, but instead of trying to fix it, I would suggest to workaround the problem. I would suggest to boot a Linux Live USB and copy the Documents folder. ...
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How to access "remote desktop" folder from my local PC?

At the time of writing, Windows 10 and 11 age, the best solution I have found is to not look for this feature inside RDP because it probably does not exist. If your local and remote desktops are on ...
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BCDEdit set device to not available Volume GUID

If you import the BCD to a registry key You can see under the bootmgr key that that disk signature (4 bytes) and partition offset (8 bytes) are there. There is no volume GUID or no volume label. For ...
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How to remove Mac extended attributes files on Windows

The simplest way I found is with Powershell. They all have the same size and are all marked hidden so you can do it quite safely like this: gci -Recurse -Hidden -Path ._* | ?{$_.Length -eq 4KB} | rm -...
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How to LOCK computer after 'x' amount of time right after log on

Refer to this old vbscript Auto-Lock_On_Idle_TimeOut.vbs I changed it a little in order to run in loop and for every 30 minutes the computer will be locked. Auto-...
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Action can't be completed - open in another program

Open resource monitor (Windows +R to open Run then type Resmon.exe) Open the CPU tab in the monitor Select all processes (not sure if this is needed, you can probably just search for the handle) ...
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Where is studio64.exe located in Windows 10?

Assuming that Android Studio is still there on your Windows Installation, you have 3 or 4 or "MORE" ways : (1) Check in recycle bin (Quick Check) (2) Windows Desktop Search on whole C:\ (...
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Where is studio64.exe located in Windows 10?

Windows will suggest the removal of invalid entries from the Start menu, if the executable in question is not found. Evidently, you had Android Studio installed at some time, then you uninstalled it. ...
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How to LOCK computer after 'x' amount of time right after log on

Run Task Scheduler. Create a scheduled task which is activated given amount of time after logon - on Trigger tab, there is a trigger for logon and option to delay action after the event - here you ...
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When signing into my Office 365 account on a computer, how can I prevent Microsoft Teams from getting installed?

As DrMoishe Pippik mentioned in the comment section: Microsoft Teams is included with Office installations nowadays. On social.technet.microsoft.com it sounds like Office 365 admins can disable the ...
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How can I configure Ditto so that it always pastes the plaintext of the selected clip?

When pasting the selected entry in Ditto, use SHIFT + ENTER instead of ENTER. This will paste the selected entry as plain text.
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Is it possible to search and activate currently open application window titles on Windows 10?

Microsoft's PowerToys Run (installed with Microsoft PowerToys from the Windows Store) provides this as part of its "Spotlight-like" feature. Pressing Alt+Space will bring up a Search field, ...
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How to undo ctrl + windows + t?

You can undo it by pressing ctrl + win + T again. As for what it does, it sounds like you probably have Windows PowerToys installed. It's the shortcut to keep a window always on top. Good for playing ...
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Mount ecryptfs volume on Windows

Using ecryptfs on Windows used to be impossible when this question was asked, however things have changed since then. WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) has evolved to be essentially a lightweight VM ...
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Installing Docker on Windows

After struggling with this for several days, I have come up with this process which seems to work: Open powershell as administrator In powershell, type: dism.exe /online /enable-feature /featurename:...
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How to create a new text document (TXT) file by a Hotkey?

Perhaps due to my bilingual keyboard (and also non-english default-system-language Windows), I actually couldn't reproduce "w" then "t" answers. So I found another similar ...
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What is the best solution to show the invisible area of a window when it's too big?

Run the software in a virtual instance where it's sized to fit the entire window, then maximize the instance Window. Alternatively, you can change display scaling for the application as needed. This ...
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