BarrowWight
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Windows 10 toggle settings using only keyboard
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Spacebar will select things and flip switches. Use the arrow keys to move sliders or scroll through lists. Bonus Tip: Use Shift+Tab to go back through the items.

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Automatic update - malware?
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It looks sketchy to me. Malwarebytes might help hunt it down. To nail down the exact process, download process explorer. It has a little tool that looks like crosshairs, drag the cross hairs over ...

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Windows 10 is taking too much memory
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I also own a Dell Inpirion 5000 (but it is a 14 inch), so I have had similar experiences. For a start, take a look at the resource monitor. It is built in to windows and is a bit more detailed than ...

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WinXP - how can I wipe my computer clean of everything but the OS, without a recovery CD?
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Speaking as someone who used puppy Linux to get files off of a PC, it is a lot easier than it looks at first (you basically burn a file to a CD, Google is your friend). The harder part is making sure ...

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How to determine what files are being locked/read/written by a process in Windows?
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There is a Microsoft utility called process explorer that is like task manager on steroids. Clicking on a program listed shows all files being accessed, and it's search function allows you to find ...

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Are all PDF readers compatible with PDF/A
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Somehow I overlooked this page on the PDF Association website when I was googling PDF/A. It clearly states Do I have to purchase an application to display PDF/A files? No. All PDF viewers are ...

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Samba file cannot be delete when samba is mounted as network drive
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So I seem to have figured it out. The shared folder was not marked as writable by the user who was accessing it over the network share.

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Sharing a Windows 7 wifi connection with a Raspberry PI
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On Windows 10 (which seems to have all the same network features): Right-click the WiFi icon on the taskbar. Open Network and sharing center. Select Change adapter settings on the left. Right-click ...

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Raspberry pi and windows 10 laptop bridge
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On your Windows computer you can share your WiFi connection through the Ethernet port. It is in the network properties in the control panel. Set Pi to dynamic IP. To connect to the pi, use ...

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Is OneDrive required to be installed if I want to use OneNote 2016 on the same desktop?
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Don't worry about uninstalling OneDrive. Any benefits you would see from that would be tiny, and the lack of syncing would outweigh it. Just disable OneDrive from running at startup, and manually ...

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