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    I know this is not the question that you asked,...

    I know this is not the question that you asked, but why transfer your files to the SSD, why not leave them on the HDD and access them there? You should be able to change the location of your personal...
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    Notepad++ (https://notepad-plus-plus.org/) has a...

    Notepad++ has a Function List pane that should yield what you need, though you might have to do some configuration to tell it what constitutes a function in the languages you are using. It looks like...
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    Try these two things, one of them should fix...

    Try these two things, one of them should fix this.

    Instead of left-clicking the IE icon, right-click it and select properties (if the IE icon is on the task bar, right-click the icon, then...
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    The on-board audio for my PC has a line-in jack....

    The on-board audio for my PC has a line-in jack. My turntable has two RCA-style connectors, so I got an RCA to banana plug cable. My turntable also has a pre-amp, which is important when using...
  5. Does the fan run constantly? While it is running,...

    Does the fan run constantly? While it is running, if you place your hand near the fan exhaust vent, do you feel a lot or air being blown out, or just a little or none? If the latter, then your...
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    There are two things that I do that have...

    There are two things that I do that have consistently sped up a computer that I had been using for a year or more:

    1) Reinstall the OS and my apps. There is just something about accumulating a lot...
  7. I use WinDirStat (http://windirstat.info/), no...

    I use WinDirStat, no need to install Flash. It provides a nice graphic of disk usages and lets you drill down using either the graphic or a tree hierarchy.
  8. This looks kind of nice. I edit the path several...

    This looks kind of nice. I edit the path several times a year; having the entries nicely listed should make the editing easier. Let's hope that there are more tweaks like this forthcoming from...
  9. The same things happens to me all the time in...

    The same things happens to me all the time in Chrome and Firefox if I have Google as my search engine (I never set Google as my search engine in IE, always left it at Bing, but your post suggests...
  10. My desktop updated yesterday. The update...

    My desktop updated yesterday.

    The update uninstalled cpu-z, a pop-up said it was not compatible. I downloaded and installed it again, runs fine. I'm pretty sure I had the most recent version since...
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    Besides some of the situations already offered in...

    Besides some of the situations already offered in this thread, I can think of two possibilities. First, if you have opted to have file contents indexed and the file in question is one that gets...
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    I just now updated two of my PCs to Win 10; the...

    I just now updated two of my PCs to Win 10; the reasons for the delay is that I use both PCs to connect to by company's VPN network and until our IT department provided the necessary software for Win...
  13. Sounds to me like your power supply is going bad,...

    Sounds to me like your power supply is going bad, I'd try replacing that first. I've had motherboards go bad, but that usually results in the PC not even booting up. Weird random changes to the...
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    Thanks, RG! That was it! I knew there must be a...

    Thanks, RG! That was it! I knew there must be a cmdlet to set this, just didn't know what it was. You really came through, much appreciated.
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    The title, prompt and output are white on dark...

    The title, prompt and output are white on dark blue, but once you start typing a command, the command is colored. For example, the command:

    $a = "abcd"

    The $a is a light green, the = is medium...
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    Powershell syntax highlighting

    I quite often open the powershell command line to enter ad-hoc commands. My problem is that in prior versions of Windows I always changed the powershell command line window color scheme to black (or...
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    JoeP517, it looks like you copied the contents of...

    JoeP517, it looks like you copied the contents of the .ps1 file and pasted those contents into a powershell command window. That's not what you are supposed to do with a .ps1 file - instead save it...
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    One minor point: the param declaration for...

    One minor point: the param declaration for $tabObjectName and $tboxObjectName is incorrect, it should be:


    function GenerateTab {
    param (
    [System.Windows.Forms.TabPage]...
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    Ages ago I used AltDesk...

    Ages ago I used AltDesk (http://www.astonshell.com/altdesk/), even paid for a copy. But the development on it stopped and I switched to Dexpot (http://dexpot.de/), it's free for personal use (have it...
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    I'm using AdBlock Plus in Chrome. How are you...

    I'm using AdBlock Plus in Chrome. How are you trying to install it? The best way is in Chrome, click Settings, then Extensions, then Get More Extensions and put AdBlock in the search box and click...
  21. I had a similar situation but with a scanner. I...

    I had a similar situation but with a scanner. I installed a 32-bit XP virtual machine and installed the driver there. Then when I needed to use the scanner, I fired up the virtual machine.
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    Are you sure that the CPU graph was still showing...

    Are you sure that the CPU graph was still showing 100% usage? Because if it was, some process other that the idle process would be running. The "idle" process never shows up in the CPU graph (if it...
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    Click on the Details tab, and when there click...

    Click on the Details tab, and when there click the CPU column to order the processes in order of usage. The process on top (assuming descending CPU usage order) is the culprit. If you let us know the...
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    It all depends. If the game is 32-bit, then it...

    It all depends. If the game is 32-bit, then it will probably run just fine. I'm still running StarCraft on Windows 8.1, and it is over 15 years old. If the game is 16-bit, or its installer is 16-bit,...
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    This sounds to me like an advanced programming...

    This sounds to me like an advanced programming assignment, not something that a beginner could tackle. Why do I say this? Because you have to learn many things:
    1) You need to learn basic...
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