Hello, I have a PC at the office, which was by default a Windows 8 Pro OEM licensed one (not 8.1), but for some unknown reasons, it was downgraded to Windows 7 Pro, which is again showing "OEM" in the activation Product ID. I would like to format and perform a clean install of Windows 10 Pro (v. 1803) on the PC, and use the existing Windows 8 Pro OEM key to activate it after install. I would like to get a second opinion before doing so, knowing that the PC did not receive any of the Windows 10 free …

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vb.net 2010 Windows Pro 7 ## Create a Video Library with an Embedded Windows Media Player ## I have close to 400 video clips in my home movie library. In order to quickly locate any given video I have added certain words into the file names. Even so, locating specific files is clumsy from the Explorer window and playing a clip requires starting an external application and flipping back and forth between Explorer and the media player. That's why I decided to embed the media player directly in the application. Given a choice, I would have preferred to embed [vlc …

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I am using an ASUS H110-E/M.2 motherboard on my desktop with an ADATA SX6000 120GB M.2 drive installed as a system disk, with a 1TB Hard Drive as a storage disk. The system has worked fine for several months, but recently I installed an optical drive and moved my machine between apartments, and now I am having difficulty booting into Windows. It started after the move, and I reset the BIOS settings to default whiched fixed the issue. The next day it booted into the BIOS again, and resetting the BIOS settings didn't work, so I reseated the drive and …

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I have been experiencing a load last solution loaded problem with VS2017 where it works sometimes and sometimes it doesn.t. Mostly it doesn't. After much research it that are a couple of things that can trigger this, but I can't verify it. I think it is a BUG intorduced by Microsoft. VS2010 nevehjad tyhis p[roblem, nor VS2015. Here's what I discovered: 1. If you don't make any changes to your project it won't automatically re-load it the next time, even thiough you told it to, requiring you to manually ask it to load. 2. Some unknown possible quirk of VS2017. …

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Hi, I have a little problem with my PC. This 'America Megatrends' screen pops up unpredictably when playing/using my computer. Is there a way I can stop it from popping up? This all started 2 weeks ago while playing Fortnite and ever since, I have this screen showing everyday. I don't want to dammage my PC in any way! It tells me to press F1 and when I press it, information on my PC shows up. How can I stop it from showing up permanently? Thank you! Need help ASAP.

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WOW its been so long since i been here it might be that i signed up back when this site was like 10,000 people big. that would have been 11 or 12 years ago.... it was pretty new when i first signed up for this site but i dont think this is my original account. its ok tho i think this site has been around maybe even 15 years i know the owner of this site is a woman because back when this site first began she was able to be found pretty easily. there wasnt as many people. she …

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Hi folks, i am making a simple program using vb.net 2017 i want to make a hot key like pressing keys.decimal + keys.enter at the same time to shutdown my pc. i am using a bluetooth usb numpad so crtl key is not an option. thanks for your help. Cheers!

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Here at the cottage I have a 3 gig/month cap. If I go over I pay extra. That gives me about 100 meg a day to play with. In preparation for the summer I have to spend some time 1. setting my wifi connection to metered (to block updates) 1. disabling "also update Microsoft Software" 1. running sc config wuauserv start=disable 1. running sc stop wuauserv 1. disabling updates on foxit reader, firefox and a dozen other apps There's always at least one app that falls through the cracks. Last summer my Visual Studio updated and ate up my cap …

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The computer new setup win7 ultimate 64 bit and add a network drive and create a shortcut for the desktop (create shortcut), each time you run the application right click on the shortcut and select Run as administrator new application run if double click directly If the shortcut of the application icon does not run, if you right click on the shortcut select Properties tab select "Compatibility" features running "Run this program in compatibility mode for" and "Run this program as administrator" blurred (grayed out), how to do ? For these features are not blurred ?

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I do not post here to send here. When using a shared network drive, win7 does not remember any other computer passwords and when running applications with SQL Server connections win7 does not remember SQL Server's user / pass, SQL Server connection type is ODBC, you know how to fix this error ?

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Today I tried to install the Windows 10 Fall Creator's Update. It failed with the message ![2017-10-18_161217.png](/attachments/large/3/837de23baab769b190bf69bbceed71ee.png "align-center") I found this peculiar because I don't have that application installed. I **do** have Macrium Reflect (Free) version 6 but certainly not Drive Image 7 (Powerquest). As usual, clicking the Support link took me to a totally unrelated page. Has anyone else had a problem with the update? By the way, clicking the Uninstall button produced ![2017-10-18_163207.png](/attachments/large/3/1a176108f644c78ce93a763939cf7c77.png "align-center")

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Hi All, I am a newbie programmer in python and I am trying to read multiple csv files from a folder, replace the delimeter for all the csv files and then output these files into a new folder with replaced delimiter. So far I am stuck at the beginning. Please can someone point out some tips? Thanks!

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A while ago I had a file on my windows desktop with a lot of my email accounts that I use for very specific purposes like online forums or shopping, and each one's password. I don't know what on earth has happened but I can't find that file anywhere. I did a whole "\*.txt" search on the C: but I still didn't find it and I don't remember ever deleting it. What's a good program I could use to recover files and specifcally .txt files? Thanks.

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Hi, Please excuse my knowledge as I am new to most of this. I have a small office and mostly we work in the office, but due to health problem, one of the staff now need to work from home, I have heard of Remote Desktop and Terminal Servers but not totally sure as to how to implement this. We currently have a 2012 Standard server but we can upgrade to 2016 Standard if needed to because I really need this remote feature, we are a small accountants firm and we uses mostly standard packages such as Sage and Tasbook, …

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Hello fellow programmers; So i am currently working with machine language using CPUSim Wombat 1 machine. Just wondering if its possible to create a storage and store negative numbers (say -1 ) in it. If so, how do you do it?

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So I was roaming around my computer, trying to merge my D and C drive since C drive is the main drive and D drive isn't, the D drive had 8 times as much space as the C drive so I wanted to merge them I went into disk settings and wiped the disk without knowing what it did Now I can't recover it because it doesn't show up in explorer or disk manager Please help

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Hi All, I have a task in Python where I need to move .csv files into a new folder. I tried using the below code but it was throwing me an error. import shutil import os source = os.listdir(r'C:\Users\mchalla\PycharmProjects\837_unzip\venv\SampleUnzipFiles\SampleZipFiles/') destination = 'C:\Users\mchalla\PycharmProjects\837_unzip\venv\SampleUnzipFiles\DelimitedFiles' for files in source: if files.endswith("_new.csv"): shutil.move(files,destination) Error Message: C:\Users\mchalla\PycharmProjects\837_unzip\venv\Scripts\python.exe C:/Users/mchalla/PycharmProjects/837_unzip/MoveFilesToNewFolder.py File "C:/Users/mchalla/PycharmProjects/837_unzip/MoveFilesToNewFolder.py", line 4 destination = 'C:\Users\mchalla\PycharmProjects\837_unzip\venv\SampleUnzipFiles\DelimitedFiles' ^ SyntaxError: (unicode error) 'unicodeescape' codec can't decode bytes in position 2-3: truncated \UXXXXXXXX escape Process finished with exit code 1 Could someone please help me to solve this issue? Thank you!

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Does anyone know how to stop this process? It sits in Windows8_OS/Windows/System32/SleepStudy and builds multiple .ETL files in a ScreenOn sub folder The files can be deleted but the folders cannot.

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I just bought a 32GB USB stick to store 15.7GB of video on. When I get about halfway, any more video files I add will not play, or in most cases will not even show up. I've tried reformatting a few times.

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How to troubleshoot and fix Windows 10 blue screen errors, Please help

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There are many pictures of hearts out there. I just wanted to draw a picture of a heart on my own from a math formula I found on the net. Seems there are many formulas to find. This is how it looks: ![Heart.PNG](/attachments/small/1/4c36fe9d031a39f8b3468f1c4f8a8f3d.PNG "align-left") Enjoy!

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I'm trying to install an Iomega Zip 100 MB Drive on an Asus Z97 64bit motherboard running Windows 10 with a PCI express ide connector to substitute for the lack of connector that the 64bit motherboards now are usually leaving the legacy ide connector disk drives out that could be found to connect to the 32 bit motherboards. it doesn't show up in the device manager or in disk management but the light comes on the front of the drive and the zip drive can be ejected under the power of the computer build. Is there a driver I haven't …

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So I have completely hit the wall trying to diagnose the problem with setting up Anywhere Access on my Windows Server 2012 R2. I am getting the infamous "Anywhere Access to your server is blocked" error. The error tells me to check that port 443 and 80 isn't blocked by my ISP. My router is a ASUS RT-AC66R I have done the following and still cannot get Anywhere Access working: * Doubled checked and triple checked that port 443 is open with TCP to the IP Address of of my sever. As well as the following ports 25, 80, 987, …

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In order to resolve a problem whereby Microsoft keeps updating my video driver (which works) with a newer version that is crippled, I installed the Windows 10 Creator's Update. So far it - Reset driver update back to auto (I had disabled it) - Re-enabled OneDrive (I had disabled that as well) - Re-installed the shitty video driver (screen rotate no longer works) - Disabled my Trend Micro anti-virus - Left me with a Windows.old folder which I am having fun trying to delete I'll post more problems as I find them.

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I have an Asus laptop running Windows 10. Windows updated and took unusally long to do so. After the update, my screen just keeps flickering. I uninstalled the updates, and that did not solve the flickering. Now I receive this message on my screen, "explorer.exe. application error". I also did a system restore and that didn't stock the flickering. I cannot access anything on my laptop unless it is in safe mode. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.....thank you.

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Lady and gentlemen I want to ask you. I have the document in OneNote 2007, but there is a problem, I can't open it cause of - This file does not appear to be a OneNote file. This message has appeared today at opening it. Yesterday the document was valid.

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I have a 7 years old laptop in better condition but there is a problem with their mouse. Mouse does not work properly. after 2 times restarting the system then mouse works but after few time approx. 10 to 20 min or when right clicking then mouse stop working.

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well, i'm quite sure my modem is physically okey. but i guess it's the modem software what's disturbing. programme is stuck in "initializing" loop forever. i've tried reinstalling the software, updating the driver, rolling back the driver, reinstalling the driver, checked network driver, even resetting the windows. but nothing worked. as a matter of fact, this very modem is working fine in my another PC. which is also windows 10. a screen shot is given. anyone giving a solution will be treated thankfully.

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Someone left a comment on one of my posts similar to, "Linux won't be popular on the Desktop until it runs [URL="http://www.microsoft.com"]Windows[/URL] applications." To which I silently responded, "Huh? and, "You've got to be kidding me." We have [URL="http://www.winehq.org"]WINE[/URL] for running Windows applications and it works reasonably well for those who care to spend the time to work through any problems with it. I don't think the Linux Community needs to spend time on such an undertaking. Is anyone asking [URL="http://www.apple.com"]Apple[/URL] to run Windows applications so that it will gain popularity? No? Then, why should Linux? If you want to …

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I'm having difficulty using Robocopy. There are two things to which I want to do with Robocopy and I'm unsure whether it is possible. First create a symbolic link which links the source to the new target and second exclude a sub-folder from the source from being included in the symbolic link ? This is the command to which I attempted; it works but not in the way as described I had hoped ? "C:\<sourceFolderPath>" "C:\<folderA>" /sl /xd

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The End.