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Dell Optiplex 740 Miditower --> Display and other Drivers for Windows 2000 Server

my question is, if anybody knows about solid display driver for my Dell Optiplex 740 Miditower on Windows 2000 Server.
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Copy files with full relative path in Windows

I have a large set of files (45,000+) in a pretty complex folder structure. I extracted a subset of ~13,000 files and their paths (relative to the root folder) that I want to copy with the original ...
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Zip Files by Date

I have a folder full of log files on a Windows machine (Windows server 2008 R2, or I could copy them to Win10), and I want to zip them by date. I'd love to do this with native means (eg: CMD/BAT, ...
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Visual Studio 2017 window list shows path but not filename

I'm using Visual Studio 2017 on Windows 10 with the latest updates for both installed. A few weeks ago, the list of open files (Window | Windows...) stopped showing the filename. Now it just shows the ...
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Create bulk shortcuts (.lnk) with target arguments (or add target arguments to a large number of shortcuts)

I have a folder with 1000 .bin files in. I want shortcuts to these files with a static set of command line parameters in the shortcut's 'Target', namely a program (C:\prog.exe), an argument (-X), a ...
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Set public DNS server on work PC, can no longer authenticate with domain controller

As in topic title, I have a domain account with admin privileges to the particular PC I use. I'm an idiot, and when some addresses wouldn't resolve thought I'd try changing DNS server. Obviously ...
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How does a process like KeePass protect its memory in Windows?

I am looking at KeePass and trying to figure out how it protects its memory exactly. Is it because the use of KeePassLib.Security.ProtectedBinary class for all it's memory allocations or is it ...
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How to get windows 10 may 2019 (1903) update?

I'm running Windows 10 build 1809 with all the latest updates installed. After reading this blog post and this video from Microsoft, i checked for updates via "Check for updates" in Windows settings. ...
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with my controller which has a wire less adapter [on hold]

i have a wire less personal computer 2 controller with an adapter there are 2 lights in both the adapter is connected to the system by an old broad charging cable it used to turn green light after a ...
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VirtualBox Shared Clipboard issue

Consider the following scenario. VirtualBox: version 6.0.8 r130520 (Qt5.6.2). Host: Windows 10, Extension Pack installed latest version. Guest: Fedora 30, Guest Additions installed latest ...
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Windows - Add prefix to selected files names

Is there a way natively in Windows to rename multiple selected files in a folder to have a common prefix? Effectively what I want is a way to manually select multiple files, right-click and rename ...
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Cannot Format USB Thumb Drives as NTFS

I have a bunch of USB thumb drives that I can no longer format as NTFS. But formatting them as FAT32 or exFat works without complications. I tried formatting them on different computers with Windows ...
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How Ole32.lib will get installed?

I'm using the third party library that uses the Ole32.lib. So linking Ole32.lib will resolves my issue. I found that Ole32.lib was already installed below locations in my PC. C:\Program Files (x86)...
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Will my computer handle Windows 10 [on hold]

How can I find out if my computer meets the specifications to put windows 10 on it? It currently has Windows 7. Are there any safe places to purchase Windows 10 at a discount since I don't think it is ...
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can I remove words from the firefox dictionary?

Where is the firefox dictionary? I would like to remove 2 words from mine. For the curious, I'd like to remove the words its and it's so that I can eyeball them and make sure I'm using the correct ...

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