Elmo
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How do Windows version numbers work?
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1903: 19 refers to the year 2019 and 03 refers to the month. Similarly, last year in 2018 we had 1803 and 1809, so 1803 was scheduled to be released around March (03) and 1809 was supposed to come ...

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How to permanently heighten and widen Paint's text box?
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Instead of clicking only one time, press down your left mouse button then drag and make as big a box as you would feel you will require and then release the mouse button. This way you can every time ...

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How to fully manage the android phone from a PC
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Glad you asked... Assuming you are using a recent version of Windows 10, you can use the "Your Phone" app from windows store(comes pre-installed with windows 10 v1809 onwards) to fully manage your ...

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How do I get Windows 10 to draw 1080p in 4K resolution?
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Right click on your desktop > Click on Display Settings > Set your resolution as 4K > Above it under "Scale and Layout", from the dropdown menu choose 150% (or125%) and see if it solves what you ...

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Windows 10 keyboard shortcut for Notification Panel?
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Right click on the Taskbar Open Taskbar Settings Scroll down to "Notification Area" > Click on "Turn System icons on or off" Toggle Action Center to "ON" After this Win Key + A will also work.And if ...

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I'm trying to install an Operating System
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In windows 7, install Minitool Partition Wizard : https://www.partitionwizard.com/free-partition-manager.html Then shrink/split from there.

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Preserving External Drives When Installing Windows 10
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Connect your external hard drive to a different PC..if you can access your files on another PC then you will definitely be able to access your files after you do a clean install of windows 10 but just ...

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Why do Windows computers slow down if they aren't regularly updated?
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Download the latest available windows 8.1 (not 8) from here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows8ISO Or better download windows 10 from here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/...

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Copy & Paste format from Excel into Word or Outlook
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Happened with me once...for me pasting into notepad first did the trick. Also try Ctrl + V in word Which version of word and excel are you using are they both same ?

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laptop black screen - and restarts even after holding down power off button
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Try to make the battery completely dead, then have a bootable windows 10 usb or disc ready, to repair the PC. Then plug in the USB and power on the laptop and try to enter the bios and boot from the ...

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How can I get Windows to install without enough space?
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Even Win XP reqires atleast 1.5 GB of hard disk space Win 98 requires 320 MB of free space ! Win 10 32-bit requires a minimum of 16 GB of free space So the answer to your first question would be ...

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Which shortcut to capture the screenshot in an adjacent display other-than the primary?
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Your cursor should be on the display that you want to screenshot. Press CTRL, ALT, and PrtScn together. Tip 1: press ALT + PrtScn to take screenshot of only the active window, this should also be a ...

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4 GB limit on FAT32 flash drive
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Format the flash drive as exFAT. FAT32 does not support single large file No, they wont be separate files and so it wont work with FAT32 if the size is large.

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How to download videos from Microsoft's Learn site for offline viewing
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OK Here's the solution: Open the page then right click and inspect. Click on the three dotted menu ... More tools > Network conditions User Agent > Uncheck Select Automatically From the dropdown ...

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Dual booted Windows 10 with Ubuntu 19.10, secure boot turned on, Laptop won't turn on
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You will have to open up your laptop. Remove the battery and AC power adapter, open up the case and disconnect(take it out) the CMOS battery, holding the power button down for 30 seconds to fully ...

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Windows 10 Required files taking up over 100gb of space
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It is very unusual, might be if you upgraded any old version of windows or somehow because of dual booting(assumption). But you can try the following if it helps: Open Settings Update & Security ...

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How to disable/enable a device that has does not allow disabling? (Windows 10)
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Your driver version is 19.5 and mine in 19.3, So I am sure you must be having the same menus as my synaptics driver. "the software used to manage it tries to prevent unwanted taps, moves, selections, ...

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Toshiba Satellite L75 won't boot up
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I used to have a Toshiba satellite L755(2011 and it still works like new). Well and the same thing happened to me once, I accidentally set up the BIOS password(it was through a program in windows ...

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Is it possible to move a windows frame or application frame by frame?
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I could not see the screenshots right now, but are you looking for something like this: Inside a window which is not maximized, press ALT + Space, then m to move. Inside a window which is maximized ...

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Need to pull data from old Windows machine
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You must be having one of these: External Enclosure So, if the laptop does indeed belong to that person, then take out the HDD & plug it into this enclosure and duplicate all the data from the ...

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Why my PC got frame drops even on Desktop in idle?
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Windows 10 v1903 is know to slow down PC's so I suggest you download and install Windows 10 v1809 and don't update it for now...v1909 is coming soon, its better to update after that because 1909 is ...

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How to extract chrome userdata and import to other PC
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You can also use a gmail account to sync your bookmarks,history and settings

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Video playback from laptop to external screen causes stutter
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Are you using VGA or HDMI to play it on the external screen? Try the follwing: Download and install k-lite mega codec (Choose Mega from the list) from here: https://codecguide.com/download_kl.htm , ...

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my windows laptop donot detect the closing of the lid?
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Alternatively, use the physical button to put the laptop to sleep.(choose what pressing the power button does) Re-install your graphics drivers. OR do a clean install of windows 8.1 and make sure you ...

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Is it dangerous to keep a laptop on sleep forever instead of shut down?
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It is absolutely safe to keep laptop on sleep, I'v been doing it too since the last year BUT once a month I shutdown or restart it, and I recommend you do so too, In fact many times software ...

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Second monitor emulator as an application window in Windows 10
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Well one solution would be to use a Virtual Machine!(you can set it up in minutes), like VMware or Oracle Virtual Box and then you can run your screen sharing utility from the virtual machine, and use ...

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How to disable Google Chrome (or Chromium) start page ads / promotions?
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If you are so annoyed because of it(like me), you can open settings > Go to On Startup > Select Open a specific page or set of pages and set google.com or whatever you prefer. But yes this way you ...

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Terrible performance on new laptop
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I suggest you download and install Windows 10 v1809 and don't update it(download drivers from lenovo site if required). Open the following link: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/...

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Microsoft Edge keeps taking over PDF file open/association
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Try reinstalling the latest Adobe Reader(DC), Also try the following: Open Settings > Apps > Default Apps > Choose default apps by file type (at the bottom of the page) > scroll way down to .pdf and ...

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How to transfer a large amount of data between two Windows 10 laptops?
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Here are all your options: Install SHAREit on both the laptops and then transfer the files. Check how to use SHAREit. But I am not sure if you can copy entire folders this way, an alternative would ...

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