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    Deleted files from D partition while away

    I got a message in my email today that a large number of files got deleted from OneDrive. So I can still recover the files since they stay in the recycle bin for 30 days. I set up the OneDrive as a network drive on my PC as per an article that I found a while ago. This has been for about one...
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    Play sound on HI-FI system through RF signal - Solved

    I am trying the find the correct way to play all sound on a HI-FI system. The HI-FI system that we have does not have anyway to plugin a connection. So the only option is to use the RF Antenna. Is there a way to so so from Windows with a built-in feature through WI-FI? Is there a dedicated...
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    Google Chrome "Cast" requirement - Closed!

    Every once in a while I try the Google Chrome cast feature from several different Computers and it has never worked. I am able to cast from the windows feature but not from Google chrome. I also tried it from Mac O/S and also did not work. All give the same issue. Which is that no device can be...
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    Multi-tasking on an old CPU

    I upgraded an old Laptop from Windows 7 to 10 64 bit. The CPU is Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz. It does not have Hyperthreading in the cores and when there are two tasks to be done it just stops until I quit one of the programs and then it can continue normally. Is there a program that can mange...
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    Desktop locking software

    Replacing Windows Lockscreen I have several that work after unlock but I am looking for a replacement or some that can work on top of the Lockscreen. I have several that work that way with Android. Some Computer companies like Lenovo or Toshiba have programs that work by using the camera and...
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    Software conflict with Windows update...

    This issue dates back for at least a year if not more. I did not realize the exact issue until recently. I need to pin point the exact problem so that I can solve it. At the moment the only solution seems to be is to reinstall windows and not install the software at all. The program that is...
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    Spoofing GPU to run a high end game.

    There is a known solution used with a small program called 3D Analyze. This solution did not work for me when I tested it with two games. The game I am trying to get to run at the moment is Warcraft III Reforged. It works in 2 modes. It is currently launching with classic setting which uses...
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    Launch program on Lockscreen

    This thread is related to my other thread on this forum pasted here below. https://windowsforum.com/threads/run-programs-on-lockscreen-of-win7-8-1.250494/ I am trying to find a way to auto launch a program as soon as the screen is locked. In my other thread, I mention how I found a way from...
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    Adding a service to a Load Order Group

    I have FireDaemon pro which allows me to add programs as services. I created a service to do that but it still does not load early enough. I have the option to add it to Load Order Group in this program. However, I do not know which one would be safe to do so. Would it create a problem if I...
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    Run programs on lockscreen of Win7, 8.1

    I have two machines running Win 7 and Win 8.1 and need this to work on the win 8.1 but if we find a proper solution then it could work on Win 7 as well. I want to display weather on the lock screen. So i found a metro app in the Microsoft store called Forca weather and it worked for about 5...
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    Shared printer broadcasting

    I personally do not like Apple products and do not use them. However, I recently had to connect 2 apple devices that belong to household member to the a printer that is shared on a Microsoft device. I found the feature to be quite advanced and wondering if it available for WIndows devices... I...
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    Wireless display through LAN

    I have 2 computers one is running windows 8.1 and one is running windows 7. There are no issues with the windows 8.1 one. However the Windows 7 is old and has a weak graphics card and is unable to display the wireless display. I checked online for solution but found out that it will not work...
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    Network ports (UDP) on the firewall

    I recently noticed that the firewall I am using on one of my devices does not block or filter UDP ports. It was stated on their website. I like this firewall as it has great features that are more convenient for me. I need to know how important are UDP ports. I am at risk? Is it unsafe? Does...
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    Use Your USB Stick As a Key to Boot Your Windows PC

    I have been searching for a solution to allow boot up only if a third party hardware is connected. For the new tech people. A similar solution was possible during the days of Windows 95 up to Win Me by using Dos. The idea is to disable all the HDD from booting and enabling USB and once the boot...
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    DLNA server on windows 8.1 block control features over LAN.

    I stay at a hotel so my connection is public since it is shared. I recently installed the Kooraroo Media streaming software on my Computer and found a problem in it. It does have the feature to block new devices but it also has a web interface. The web interface can be accessed from any device...
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    Video Player 2nd window floating feature.

    I have searched for two days and downloaded 15 windows video players in search for what I want. The thing is that I remember this feature was available in 2005 during the Windows XP Era. I don't remember the name of the player that could do it. I found the backup software CD I had since that...
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    Windows 8.1 services and other issues

    I managed to solve 90% of the issue but it created new issues and I don't want to reconfigure the system. I prefer to find a solution. There is a lot of useless information on the net but I managed to find what I need except for one thing. I want complete control over the boot up and login. I...
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