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Copy, Paste and Clear a Table in Excel

I have a workbook with 3 worksheets (Current Week, Meeting History, Last Week). The 'Current Week' worksheet has 3 tables in it. My goal is to copy one of the 3 tables to 'Meeting History', then clear ...
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Why does Ctrl+C not work in browsers when copying images?

I used to be able to copy images loaded in a browser screen like for example if I load this in the URL I would just Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C on the page and it would copy the image and I could paste it in ...
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I can't install Net Framework 4.6.1 on Windows 8.1 x64

I have windows 8.1 x64 pro virtual machine. I should install framework 4.6.1 i download offline installer from microsoft : https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=49982 But it's ...
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Identical documents with different KBs

I copied a word document from a cruzer blade (16GB) to a cruzer edge (32GB).The first document was 1,147 KB; the copy was 1,144 KB. Should I be worried that the documents might not be identical? (The ...
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SD Card not recognized in Windows 8.1?

I'm running Windows 8.1 (x64) on a Toshiba L505D-S5965 and whenever I insert my SD card into it, I get an error that states "USB device not recognized". I'm pretty sure this isn't a hardware error ...
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How to install Windows 8 onto my laptop

I recently had to purchase a hard drive for my laptop. I bought a solid state drive and now I need to get an isolated for windows the problem is I don't have good internet so I can't download the file....
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How to use SetComputerName from the windows api? [migrated]

I'm trying to change the name of the computer programmatically. Occasionally we have to wipe a system and restore it's database in an upgrade. I'm trying to have all the system settings be read out of ...
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How to make system restore point that will not be deleted after newer points created?

I use Windows 8.1 System restore deletes old point when creates a new one. I want to manually create a new point that will not be deleted after the creation of newer points. How to do that?
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Why can't I access my flashdrives?

I am on my administrator account, and Access is denied to all flashdrives. There is no security tab. And there was no gpedit.msc so I downloaded and installed that, and then in Group Policy editor ...
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Cannot open any website in Firefox browser

OS :: Windows 8.1 Pro x64 I installed Firefox Quantum 60.0 64bit Following message is displayed when I try to open any website. I tried Proxy settings Create new profile Refresh firefox Deleting ...
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svl241b12m no access to bios and windows corrupted

I have a Sony Vaio aio above mentioned and I cannot get the bios management window. I've tried with f2 esc F1, f3, but seems that is not working. I cannot access to windows 8.1 to reinstall windows as ...
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How to turn off update for NVidia Driver from NVIDIA Control Panel?

I'm using Windows 8.1, NVidia Geforce GTX 950M, I enjoy the old driver: VGA_nVidia_Win81_64_VER101813538402. It's stable and I want to keep it that way. How can I disable update from NVIDIA Control ...
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VirtualBox Hardening Error (Exits with 0x01) on Windows 8.1

For school, I use a Windows 10 VM to sandbox the monitoring software that the school uses to watch us 24/7 (I have privacy concerns about the software they use, and have confirmed with Wireshark that ...
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Tor Browser: How to disable NAG “…attempted to extract HTML5 canvas…”

Constant Nag: "this website (...) attempted to extract HTML5 canvas image data, which may be used to uniquely identify your computer." There's an option to "remember for this site," which has NEVER ...
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Delete login through Microsoft Account and move your data to Local Account [duplicate]

While setting up my Windows 8.1 laptop for the first time, I had set it up with the microsoft account. However, the account name had a space in it which now makes it difficult for me to run some ...

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