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Wireless Mouse and keyboard combination with frequent driver issue after Windows updates

I have a pretty basic Dell wireless mouse and keyboard combination, but the problem is very often after Windows updates, they seem to have driver issues and way to fix them usually is to take another ...
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How can I configure WinSCP so that connection error windows don't steal the focus?

How can I configure WinSCP so that connection error windows don't steal the focus?Example of connection error window that stole the focus:I use WinSCP 5.7.6 on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
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Strange Undeletable Folder

Not sure if I have malware or not, but I discovered this folder as I was working on my website:Seems pretty normal, right? Well, when I tried to delete it, it was apparently symlinked to the actual "...
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Can't remove directory under Windows or Linux

I installed a video game from the the Microsoft Store and all I want to do is uninstall it.I've tried:Uninstalling through the Windows Store. (It won't open and just loads indefinitely)Removing ...
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SSD slow startup time [on hold]

What could be causing my pc to boot up slower? Windows is installed on my SSD, and it was ok before. I even tried with a reset option, but it is the same.
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Delete files throughout a tree but only if they're in a named subfolder

I want to use del to delete files of a specific type within a large tree but ONLY IF they are in a named subfolder. For example, for these files:\test\sample.jpg\test\fred\pics\sample.jpg\test\...
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Windows 10 photos app bug causing the window to cut out when scaled to a certain size

I am facing a weird issue with the Windows 10 photos app, where it is cutting out the content when resizing it to a certain size. Please look at the screenshots below to see what I am facing:Screen ...
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WMI query, get local info from remote server

I'm using BgInfo on a Windows server that users remotely connect to via RDP. BgInfo allows you to create custom elements based on WMI queries. I'd like to show the user's local hostname. Is there a ...
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Windows host hotspot with website

I apologize if this has already been asked but I couldn't find it.I would like to use my windows 10 computer as a hotspot where all requests (like a McDonald's login page) redirect to a website also ...
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How to set OPENSSLDIR on Windows and what is its meaning?

I am using Windows 10 Pro x64, openssl-0.9.8k_X64 I run commandopenssl version -aI received resultopenssl version -aOpenSSL 0.9.8k 25 Mar 2009built on: Thu Jul 23 09:35:27 2009platform: VC-...
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Plex Alternative for Standalone Viewing [on hold]

I am looking for something that is a middle ground between Plex and VLC. All my viewing is done on the same machine, so a server that transcodes and streams is a bit of a waste. But VLC is to ...
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How to disable the automatic mounting of removable media including those kept attached during the rebooting? (Windows)

I would like to prevent Windows from automatically mounting removable media (such as USB flash drives or any USB drives) including those which remain attached to the computer while the computer ...