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Microsoft Remote Desktop only works with public ip

I'm having a weird issue. When I attempt to RDP into my server using it's local ip(192.168.0.30) my RDP client gets stuck on "Negotiating Credentials". If I use my public/internet ip (port 3389 ...
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My laptop hangs when my battrey come 10%

My laptop ( DELL PRECISION M4700 \ Win8.1 ) hangs when its come to 10 percent of battery charge level ! So i have to turn of my laptop by push power button and after restarting it still hanged as ...
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Windows default dpi?

The default dpi setting on my windows 7 laptop is set to 125%.I know there was a time (and you still can see a lot of screenshots where this is proven) when 100% was the default windows (7) setting:...
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Is there a way to get a list of all square images on Windows 8.1? [duplicate]

In a group of folder, I need to get a list of all the images which have the same number of pixels in height and width. They are stored in .png and .jpeg format.
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System cannot execute the specified program/“cpuminer-64 is not recognized as an internal operable program or batch file”

I downloaded a program off the Internet and am trying to run it in Command Prompt. However, Windows says, "The system cannot execute the specified program." I'm not sure why this is happening, because ...
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Frequent BSODs cause Ethernet connectivity problems

I have an ongoing issue with frequent and random BSODs, but I’m waiting until I can try to analyze the minidumps to either identify the fault or ask for assistance on that issue. In the meantime, I ...
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Windows 8/10 DNS issues browser - ping - nslookup

I know it has been asked before, but to date, I've not been able to find a final working solution (which keeps working) because on very rare occasions, it all works, but after a reboot it is back to ...
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False Drive Partition in Windows 8 - How to Delete?

All on a sudden my Windows explorer became slower and taking more than 5 mins(sometime 10 mins too) to open properly. But I noticed some false hard drive partitions auto created and when I click any ...
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Laptop PC stuck at startup, formatted, now data unrecoverable, looks encrypted

Someone asked me to recover data from a laptop computer (Sony Vaio), after a format and Windows reinstall (Windows 8).Prior to that, the computer was malfunctioning : it was stuck on startup, at the ...
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Computer won't power up after replacing hard drive

A friend of mine gave me her Asus Zenbook UX330L laptop with which she was struggling whith because of terrible performances. The computer was running Windows 8.1. After checking the SMART values, it ...
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Install WIFI service on windows 8.1 embedded industrial pro

Hey so i just recently got windows 8.1 embedded industrial pro from microsoft imagine (or dreamspark) so i install and did not see any wifi option so is there anyway to install the service?windows ...
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Reinstalling Win10 to different hard drive - How do I activate? [duplicate]

After letting my PC get old for 7 years, I'm thinking about upgrading and moving to an SSD drive. I'm concerned about re-installing Windows 10 though. Back in the day it used to be simple: You went to ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu on boot

I have a dual boot system (Windows 8 and Ubuntu 16.04), I successfully install Ubuntu and then powered down and restarted my system, But on boot the Grub doesn’t load and it straight away boots to ...
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Windows undo software uninstall

Is there any possible way, a solution to undo uninstall of software in Windows 7, 8 or 10?Maybe some software that allows this functionality?For instance: I installed OpenOffice and then ...
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Find Windows DNS info?

It's possible to change the DNS server using Control Panel and cmd, but is there a file which contains the DNS IP addresses?Can we manually modify the DNS IPs using a notepad or something?
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Microsoft Windows taskbar bug [duplicate]

There has been very strange bug in every version on of Windows from 7 to 10 (Windows 7/8/8.1/10). I have been trying to google it for seven years without success because I don't know how to explain it ...
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Can I swap harddrives with identical laptop, and different operating systems

My laptop had coffee spilled on it. After cleaning it up with alcohol, everything seems to work fine besides for some keys on the keyboard (which was replaced after the spill) The technician in ...
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Laptop to stay in sleep mode when closing lid for longer duration

I have lenovo L 460. When I close the lid, i have mentioned to go to sleep mode instead of hibernate. It works if I open lid again with 5/10 mins but if i openthe lid after say 2/3 hours it goes in ...
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How to turn a laptop into a second screen? [duplicate]

How do you turn a laptop into a second screen for another laptop? I have two laptops currently, my main one and my old laptop on which I can't use the internet before blue screen pops up. I looked ...
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Opening Windows console application in new window using shortcut key

If I create a Windows 8 shortcut for a console application and set a shortcut key (cf. the screenshot below), then using that shortcut while the application is already open will not open the ...
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Creating multiple folders ending with iterative numbers (Windows 8)

So I'm trying to create 60 folders with a name and different numbers at the end iteratively. So like Name_1, Name_2, Name_3, ect. Without typing out all 60 names. I found this link How to batch ...
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VirtualBox to share clipboard and files

I use VirtualBox 5.2.6 on Windows 10. There is an Ubuntu virtual machine, from which I would like to access to host's clipboard and files.I tried to use Machine>Settings >> General>Advanced>...
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Bootcamp High Sierra Upgrade can't boot Windows

Having some confusion regarding which instructions to follow to fix an issue I'm having with my Bootcamp Installation.I've had a copy of Windows 8 (not 8.1) installed for a quite a long time which ...
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Windows search is very slow on Windows 8.1

Searching for files is VERY slow on Windows 8.1I have tried rebuilding my search indexrestarting the windows search serviceadding the AppData folder to my search indexRunning sfc /scannow...
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Windows 8 - How can I make a shortcut to My Documents that opens with the full path, instead of the default shortened User-folder path?

I'm getting strange behavior when I access My Documents via navigation from My Computer, versus accessing it from a shortcut.When I open My Computer and navigate to C:\Users\Foobar\Documents\, the ...
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Kernel-Power error (41) without anything wrong

I'm using Windows 8.1 and after reboot/power on, I see Kernel-Power error (Event ID 41) on Event Viewer. It doesn't cause anything to happen for more than 2 years, no sudden reboots etc. but I wonder ...
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Using PowerShell with POST requests?

The particular API I'm using is meant to be used with cURL like $ curl -F "file=@test.txt" https://file.io/?expires=1wI can't figure out how to emulate the "-F" using PowerShell.powershell ...
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How can I tell what version of Windows came on my laptop

My laptop is HP and its serial is CND5195Z2X and product number is M9V08PA#CJ,I want to check with which version I had when I bought the laptop?Is there any way to do so?Thank you for your reply :)
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Scp from Linux to windows using freeSSHd

I need to run a script on my linux machine to be able to run a few commands on my windows server VM. One of these commands include scp and am having some difficulty with it.I have installed freeSSHd ...
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Laptop only boots windows

I have a Lenovo Z585 and I want to replace the hard drive and install KDE Neon on it. I have tried putting in the new drive and it will not boot from a USB. The only working way to access the bios is ...

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