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Windows 8.1 laptop with eMMC storage restore image to different disk

I have an ASUS notebook with Windows 8.1 with Bing installed on a 32GB eMMC storage device. Long story short, it is too small to be usable in our scenario.We have added a 120GB SSD to the device, ...
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How to open Desktop directory from Cygwin?

I am newbie in Cygwin, In windows, command prompt I used Cd Desktop command to move to the Desktop but when I using this same command for Cygwin it shows the following error-bash: cd: Desktop: No ...
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Windows laptop keyboard stuck in weird mode, where keys don't type what they're supposed to

My keyboard on my laptop got stuck in a sort of a weird mode, where keys and key combinations don't do what they are supposed to do. I do not know how I got into this mode, maybe I pressed some weird ...
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How can I resolve my class from a different jar with same structure like another [closed]

How can I resolve my class from a different jar with same structure like anotherNote A : Though the jars in question contains the word selenium but the question here have no direct relation with ...
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“Ctrl+Alt+Del Options” missing

For some reason, I don't have Ctrl+Alt+Del Options in User Configuration \ Administrative Templates \ System directory of Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc)How to get around it? Google shows nothing. ...
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How can I find out why System process is taking up so much CPU? [duplicate]

My System process is taking up so much CPU, but there isn't an expander to see what it is actually doing? How do I find out why the process is taking up so much CPU when the computer is idle?Windows ...
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Hissing/Buzzing sound in headphone - Asus X200MA Laptop

I have Asus X200MA Laptop with Windows 8.1 64 bit.Whenever I plug in headphones into the combo socket, I hear constant hissing or buzzing sound in the headphones. It slightly varies in intensity as I ...
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How to reinstall Windows 8.1 on MacBook? [on hold]

I'm sorry as this may have been asked many times before, but after a few searches, I couldn't find the right guide.I have a MacBook with Windows 8.1 and I want to install a fresh Windows 8.1 ...
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“Inaccessible boot device” error, but BCD, partition and drivers seem correct. What else could cause it?

My Win8.1 x64 EFI laptop refused to reboot after a recent update, the error is INACCESSIBLE BIOT DEVICE but I can't figure how to debug this. So far this is what I've done:-Used DISKPART to assign ...
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Need to disable AV driver load via registry to fix Windows. But how?

The recent Microsoft patch against Meltdown isn't supposed to install unless the Antivirus software (if any) has previously set a specific registry key to signal it's compatible with the patch....
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Why the usage of GPT is important in (Windows 10, Windows 8.1) from security perspective [closed]

Guys!I am currently researching on usage of GUID in modern operating systems and i have found that there are a small number of reserved partitions in GPT such as MSR, ESP and etc. However, i cannot ...
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BIOS recognizes my HDD with Windows (8.1) but /bootrec /rebuildbcd shows 0 Windows installations

I ran Windows 10 upgrade on my Asus X751MA, but it failed, so I rolled back to 8.1. Since then I cannot repair the boot with the System repair tool (on the HDD and also as an ISO on USB). I ran ...
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Windows 8.1: Tasklist: ERROR: Not found

When I run tasklist, I get this error.>tasklistERROR: Not found>where tasklistC:\Windows\System32\tasklist.exe>tasklist /?TASKLIST [/S system [/U username [/P [password]]]]...
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Fixing size of UI for two different displays

This might be a naive question. I have laptop (Dell XPS 15 Base) which has maximum resolution 3840 x 2160. And I have extended my display with an external LCD Dell UltraSharp 2408WFP which has maximum ...
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What conclusions can I draw from a STOP c5 BSOD with NTFS methods in the stack?

A colleague of mine just got the following BSOD (WinDbg dump analysis):Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 10.0.14321.1024 AMD64Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.Loading ...
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Install .Net 3.5 on Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

Trying to install windows 8.1 on an MSI gs73vr 6rf. Fresh install goes well as do drivers and such. Problems begin when using windows update and trying to install .net 3.5 or any updates at all. I can ...
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Soundmax audio driver?

I have question how to set up front and back audio panel to work on windows 7/windows 10 with soundmax audio driver?When only back panel is connected mic and speakers are working but when i connect ...
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Why my USB 3.1 flash drive only fails on a USB 2 port of a machine which has both 3 and 2 ports?

I bought an ADATA UV128 32GB USB3.1 flash drive. (spec: 90MB/s read, 40MB/s write)On a Linux machine with only USB 2.0 ports, it works (written full, cksum-ed all files: all correct), albeight ...
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Windows 8.1 Account folder not being used properly

Ok, to start off, I have not got the option "Local Users and Groups" in the computer management.I had a user account, because of some strange reason, the user folder I was logged into was renamed, I ...
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Windows 8.1, Onedrive for Business Windows Explorer

How do I remove the Onedrive shortcut in my Windows Explorer left hand menu?I've tried Googling and found a lot of regedit keys but it didn't work out. Anyone else with an idea?
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Migrating OS and some games to new SSD while kepping everything else on old HDD

Basically what I want to do is to migrate my OS (Windows 8.1 Home) and a game to my new Samsung 960 EVO M.2 SSD to make them boot and load faster. But I still want to keep all my other programs and ...
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Task Scheduler to stop background process

I'd like to stop annoying background process from running shortily after it starts (by another task in task Scheduler). But I do need it to start, at least shortly, as it is important!Idea was to ...
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I have the usernames and passwords to all accounts on the Windows 8.1 machine, including the only Admin account, but the Admin is hidden [duplicate]

Last week, my buddy wanted to hide his primary account from the Windows 8.1 login screen during the Christmas shopping season, so I did it for him (using the regedit steps outlined here, no problem, ...
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How to fix a mix up of the audio channels when your headphone is being treated as a microphone

So, I have this weird problem for a while. Apparently, my computer wanted to treat my stereo headphones as a headphone + microphone combination. I verified this by listening to the playback of the ...
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Resume bitlocker from command line

I got an issue with bitlocker on a win 8.1 Asus T100TA tablet. I got the bitlocker recovery screen by every startup, so I tried to find a solution. According to this article you have to pause, reboot ...
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Windows 8.1 Mail app refuses to run while ofline

It used to work, but now it doesn't.If I get away from wifi, when I open the Mail App, I can see the windows mail app as normal with my read/unread messages for 2-3 seconds, then the screen goes ...
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Windows update 8.1 Error

I am trying to update Windows 8.1 for installing Visual Studio 2015. But it keeps on giving me the below error.installer encountered an error 0x80240004Any fixes for this pls?
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How to change admin password with microsft user in windows 8.1? [duplicate]

I am using my microsoft account to login my laptop where i am using windows 8.1 but some one remove my account from admin. Is it possible to change that admin password?
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how can display arabic characters in cmd?

i found answers to use active codes like 1256 or 16001 but the characters appeared in different form, Anyone can help me display arabic characters in cmd?Wrong characters example:
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Is there a program that can reliably transfer installed software and application data from one computer to the other? [closed]

I have had some OS corruption in Windows 8.1 that is causing random reboots when copying files to/from USB and I am hoping that I can perform a clean install and cut out the part where I have to ...

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