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how to scroll in preview window in file manager using keyboard shortcut

I often has the need to read different files, and don't want to open those just for reading purpose. However, when the file is too board i have to use mouse to scroll it to left and right, and i am ...
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Lowering the throttling temperature in Windows 8 for a laptop

I've seen a lot of posts about disabling the throttling temperatures but none regarding setting them.I have an Acer V17 Nitro, i7 laptop and it's CPU temperature reaches 95°C before throttling. It's ...
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Windows 8 boot mode on external monitor

I have a Dell laptop with Windows 8 where the screen is not working, so I am using an external monitor connected through VGA. I will enter the boot mode by restarting the computer and keep pressing F2,...
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Error login with RDP and Active Directory

have a problem when I try to loggin from a PC - Windows 8 - (using RDP) to a Windows Server (2008r2) that has Active Directory running. I can't access the server. (I put my credentials right)This is ...
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Realtek Speaker Configuration Windows 8 Forced with 7.1 surround

My current setup is just two speakers (left and right).But the Realtek Audio Manager forces me to use 7.1 surround. Even trying to set a different setup forces it back to 7.1. Also the Manager does ...
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Restoring a windows partition - switching drive letters and getting it to work

due to a recent Windows 8.1 update, my boot partition C: was rendered unusable. Luckily, I had a backup from a month ago on an external drive. I tried restoring it by Easeus ToDo backup, but it got ...
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Can Windows 10 repair media repair a formatted C drive?

Windows 10 was installed on Drive C. Drive E and F are almost full. I decided to downgrade to Windows 8, and made a bootable USB stick of the same. I'm a linux guy and my windows skills are rusty at ...
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installing windows 8.1 doesn't work

So, I am trying to reinstall windows 8.1 on a computer that already has windows 8.1 OS, but the installation wants me to convert from mbr to gpt, I want to know what causes this problem, since I 've ...
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Set Eudora for Win10 App Defaults via Regedit

Eudora 7.1 is the last version of an old but excellent email program that works fine in Win10, except the App Defaults UI does not see it or offer it as an available email program.I wanted to offer ...
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I formatted my efi partition installing fedora 28, now I can't boot into windows 8 [duplicate]

I recently did a clean install of Fedora 28. I have a windows 8 partition for gaming. While installing Fedora, I formatted the /boot/efi partition. Now I my bootloader does not show Windows as an ...
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Are there any differences between European Windows 7, 8 and 10 version and the rest of the world's in light of GDPR?

Did GDPR bring any notable changes to European versions of Windows 7, 8 and 10? Is there something missing from the default installations or is something extra present?I've only been able to find ...
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Windows Boot PreSessionInit time up to 140sec Struggling to find reason

Windows Boot PreSessionInit time up to 140sec. Struggling to find reason.OS Name: Microsoft Windows 8.1 ProOS Version: 6.3.9600 N/A Build 9600Processor(s): ...
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on a Lumia running Windows 8 can I hide an email account? [migrated]

I am currently using Windows 8 on a Lumia. is there a way to hide an email account on this version? I'm aware that 8.1 does but not willing to upgrade quite yet!!