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How to get Windows 8 / 8.1 Theme on Windows 10?

Is it possible to get the Windows 8/8.1 Theme or Visual Style on Windows 10? I want to have the inactive and active color on a Window and the win8 Close/Minimize and Maximize buttons. Can i get this ...
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Efficient way to search for files in python 3 [migrated]

Hi I'm trying to search for all the .mp3 files on my computer and I have a code which takes the file type like .mp3, .txt, etc as one input and the folder path as other input and search through all ...
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Software install fails on PnPUtil /add-driver command but -a seems to be the only one supported

It seems like my version of pnpUtil running on Windows 8 doesn't support the /add-driver command that is recommended. The legacy -a does work, which makes me think that my pnputil might be out of ...
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What happens on Windows 7/8/10 apx. 30 min after start? [closed]

I'v got a curious problem: On a computer there is only one program running. It acqires camera pictures at a rate of about 20 fps (externally triggered) and saves them as an MJPEG video. While this ...
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How to obtain a list of all the skype calls with another user?

My plan is to take a scrolling screenshot of the chat plane of the Skype window, and get a really tall/thin .jpg or similar and then use a program that detects text in images and get a list of dates/...
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DSynchronize Not Running as Expected When Set to Run as Service

Running Windows 8, I have setup DSynchronize to sync a local folder to a network folder and it works as expected when the application is open. I then selected to Run as Service and have properly ...
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Emulator runs but the screen of the emulator shows nothing

When I run the app emulator, it is shown but its screen is black, and there are some errors: 12:46 PM Emulator: deleteSnapshot: for default_boot 12:47 PM Emulator: Warning: Quick Boot / ...
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Completely disable windows defender notifications windows 8 and 10

We have some screens showing information to visitors (for some products) in front of production lines, these computers are not even connected to the internet nor have user access at all, but the ...
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reset surface pro 2 using a “WIM” image

I've surface pro 2 with couple of drivers problems. I was looking forward to reset it back to it's default state and maybe that will fix it. while looking around I've realized that I have a secret ...
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How to downgrade from Visual Fox Pro 9 to Visual Fox Pro 6 (VFP6)?

I need to downgrade from Visual FoxPro 9 to 6. I have a working installation of VFP9 and according to this site: http://fox.wikis.com/wc.dll?Wiki~VFP6RuntimeFiles I need 3 libraries(vfp6r.dll, ...
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Surface pro 2 type cover stopped working and can't install it

I always had problems with the updates , lately I've been relaying on USB keyboard all the time as the type cover works ones every 10 times or something i made a bad decision of uninstall firmware ...
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Hamachi does not connect (icons remain green) after sleep

I have a Windows 8 laptop and need to use it to ssh into an Ubuntu 16.04 desktop in the office. I use Hamachi on both machines to connect via a vpn. Everything has been working fine for several weeks,...
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C:\Windows\system32\taskmgr.exe service cannot be started

I killed some tasks on my laptop because my fan was to loud and everything is working, except some parts. I am not anymore administrator of my PC, so I cannot install nothing. My TaskManager doesn't ...
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How do i enter System restore windows 8 from UEFI

My pc (windows 8) Goes into a repair loop which ive left for almost 48 hours, then forced into automatic repair mode so that i can access the UEFI. I want to restore the pc to a previous point but im ...
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powershell delete folders without taking ownership?

I am trying to create a script that looks for all user profiles. Profiles that havent been accessed in 90 days or more get deleted. I also want to delete their folders from C:\Users to free up hdd ...

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