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Addition of SID protector with bitlocker fails on USB stick

I’m trying to create a usb stick that is personal per employee using bitlocker and sid protectors I’m following this tutorial : https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/25879/A-new-aspect-to-securing-...
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Is there any way , that whenever i click on to an app from the dock will open up a new window from its own [on hold]

Is there any way !!! that we can click on to an app from the dock will open up a new window from its own rather than right clicking and select a new ...... In windows pc's whenever i click on this/my ...
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Make windows sounds use the motherboard/internal beeper instead of the sound card? [on hold]

Is it possible to have windows sounds — either just the notification sound or all sounds, whichever is easier — come from the beeper (internal speaker) instead of sound card? The point is not to ...
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How do I replace all occurrences of multiple strings in Word documents in a folder, and track changes [on hold]

I have the following working script, to replace 1 occurrence without tracking changes: $objWord = New-Object -comobject Word.Application $objWord.Visible = $false $list = Get-ChildItem "c:\users\...
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Cannot use pypi or pip

I cannot use pypi or pip install with any tool that I use. I tried several DNS servers on my end, both of them resolving to the correct IP (checking with dig), checking the website with a browser ...
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How does winword know the file information when I am performing the file “save” operation? [on hold]

When winword execute save operation,winword know the path of the file that we want to save。 I want to know how winword keep this information 。
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How to command line `cd` into directory on other drive by using Environment Variable? [duplicate]

I want to use Windows CMD or PS I want to execute this command: C:\Users\myusername>cd %MYSPECIALENV% In System Variables MYSPECIALENV variable points to D:\SomeDir\SomeOtherDir (Other Drive!) I ...
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Windows 10 Notepad can't “Find” text

When I paste this into Notepad on Windows 10: "first_name"=>"M", "surname"=>"C", "country"=>"Australia" and then try to find the string "name" with Ctrl+F, it comes up blank: Is Notepad's "...
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kill process dwm.exe temporarilly in windows 10 pro 64 bit

I want to kill process dwm.exe in windows 10 temporarilly, because permanently it may cause issues. And if i could do it using bat file, so i don't have to do it manually, it would be nice. Tried this ...
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Lenovo T580 NFC / SmartCard Write for Windows login

I just got my new ThinkPad T580 with built-in smartcard reader which is entitled (SC) Alcor Micro USB Smart Card Reader and built-in NFC Card Reader which appears to be a (NFC) Foxconn T77H747. My ...
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HTA can't run ie4uinit.exe

I'm trying to refresh desktop icons from an HTA using the following: var shell = new ActiveXObject("WScript.Shell"); shell.run("C:\\Windows\\System32\\ie4uinit.exe -show"); I'm running it as ...
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Why can't I cd to a mapped drive using sftp?

I'm trying to upload a file to a mapped drive (D:) on a remote server using sftp. I can RDP into that remote Windows 2012 server and see the D: drive in Explorer. In a command shell I can also see ...
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Can Process Monitor detect if a screenshot has been taken?

I've always been amazed about the sheer amount of service ProcMon can provide, but the topic on detecting screenshots being taken in general remains unexplored for me. If the programs I`m using on a ...
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I get nothing but placeholders for images in all email received in WLM 2012 [on hold]

All of a sudden I get nothing but placeholders for images in all email received in WLM 2012. Prefs are set to HTML and "block Images" is unchecked. I've also checked Malwarebytes, Avast and Adaware. ...
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Windows 7 has two recycle bins

One is empty and one is full. I cannot figure out how to get to the full recycle bin to delete it. I can see both recycle bins but can only access one. It has to be a sub folder of some kind. I am ...

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