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Keyboard retraining helper apps

Since breaking my wrist a couple of years ago I have gained a couple of systematic keyboarding skills fails. Mainly I think it is that my hand is fractionally slower than it used to be, and when doing ...
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What is a modern Internet Cafe software for Windows 10/11?

I am looking for cyber cafe software that can run 10 machines, it can be free or paid, but must work for Windows 10 and 11. Required features:- Time slot based (30 minute intervals) Slots can be ...
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Ticker for Windows able to view atom feeds

I'm looking for some RSS reader of type ticker (similar to this) but for Windows and it should be able to display atom feeds (e.g. from stackoverflow) as well.
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Looking for a very specific Firewall (Win 10)

Let me explain what I'm looking for: I'm currently using Eset Internet Security. Eset firewall has a quirk: When set to "Interactive mode" whenever a new application tries to establish a ...
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Software to capture serial port and provide message via http API

I'm searching for a solution to capture a local COM port and provide the messages via http requests to external applications on Windows 10. I think I could cobble something usable together in 2 hours ...
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Any software that can be used to easily add comments to any folder and file within Windows File explorer?

Is there any software that can be used to add comments to any folder and file type within the Windows file explorer? Using the built in functionality of Windows, very few of my file types seem to ...
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Backup then restore PC 1:1

I want a program or a method to fully backup PC (registry, all C-drive files), then restore to that point without any new files created or software installed. Now I know windows backup does similar ...
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Which software can help me execute commands on a remote Windows machine without opening the command prompt on the remote machine?

The title says everything. I am looking for a TeamViewer like software which allows me to run commands on the remote machine without needing to start command prompt on the remote machine. I am not ...
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Windows 10 and multiple virtual desktops with different icons on each desktop?

I want the ability to have multiple virtual desktops I can switch between and have different icons on the desktop and wallpapers on each of them. E.g. "Development" where I have all my ...
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How to display multiple simultaneous pictures (incl. animated gifs) as a screen saver or slide show window?

I have a vast collection of memes, animated gifs and other pictures like tidbits I would like to display randomly as a screen saver (or as a slide show that I can snap to a windows screen quadrant). I ...
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Is there a way to display any app in "windowed fullscreen mode"?

Is there a way to display any app (that has a fullscreen mode) in "windowed fullscreen mode"? What I'm after is to be able to "maximize" an app and move/resize it. Take VLC for ...
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Good Antivirus / Malware / Ransomware with no ads, free or paid

I am currently using AVG paid on Windows 10 (Multiple Device Sub). I am tired of constantly getting hit with ads to buy their other services! Is there a good antivirus, free or paid, that offers ...
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Small program that disables Windows 11 upgrade cleanly and quickly so users can stay on Windows 10?

Is there a program that quickly and easily disables the Windows 11 upgrade so that users can stay locked into Windows 10 indefinitely? The gpedit/registry options are a little bit laborious and I'm ...
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How to block read access of specific applications to a Windows folder (or to whitelist apps for read access)?

I want to allow read access to Windows folders to specific applications and deny read for all the others preferable using a free solution. The preferred workflow would be: Block all applications to ...
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On-the-fly virtualisation container for Windows 10

I've been Mac user for the past 10 years. I've just purchased a Windows PC with GPU to play some games. There is some software that utilises the GPU but I do not trust it. In fact there is plenty of ...
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Is there an app that can scan all running processes in windows and tell which ones are not well-known?

I am wondering if I can scan my running processes/apps in windows and find out which ones are not well-known. A list of unknown running processes/apps should be listed. Note: the app should NOT turn ...
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What's a good program that would let me add a keyboard shortcut, but with the combination being all three mouse buttons?

I want to add a Windows-level (as in, always active) keyboard shortcut to run a program (ideally a Python script) whenever I press all three mouse buttons (left, right, and middle) at once. What would ...
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Portable File Explorer alternative for Windows 10 that uses its own thumbnail cache?

I am looking for a File Explorer alternative that is: Portable. Generates its own thumbnails cache, separate from the Windows 10 native thumbnails cache. Stores said thumbnails preferably in its own ...
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Windows 10 - change extension associated software

For some file types if I right click and select the Open with option, the Always use this app to open checkbox is missing. I'm looking for a utility software, free and preferably open source, that ...
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Connect iPhone to remote Windows PC as though they're physically connected via USB

I work in Adobe XD on a remote Windows PC for reasons, and I'm looking for something that would enable a virtual USB connection between my iPhone and PC, so I can preview the XD designs on my device ...
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classic-looking, Windows 10~8 style interface Windows search and more tool

I need a classic-looking, somewhat bare bone looking interface like in Windows 10~8 style (=buttons, ribbons), Windows ~XP search and more tool. because the search tool in the Windows 10 OS is lacking....
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User profile migration

I need to transfer all data of a user profile (aka C:\Users\foobarbaz) from a PC to another. No AD accounts, only local users. Also a simple PowerShell script could be appreciated
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System Tray Microphone Meter

Before I go out of my way to make one myself I would like to know if anyone knows of one that already exists... I'm willing to buy the application, it doesn't have to be free. I'm looking for a ...
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Cross-platform remote desktop with video streaming

I'm looking for a remote desktop software with the following features: client cross-platform (Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 at least), the "server" (my side) should support at least Ubuntu 20....
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Free OpenVPN client with per-app split tunneling

Pretty much what the title and tags say. GUI preferred, text configs fine. May agree to an alternative to OpenVPN as long as it has free servers and resulting ping of less than say 300 ms. (This ...
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Alternative to spacedesk

Goal: extending the screen of a laptop on another laptop. I'm looking for an alternative free software to spacedesk in order to connect two laptops (the first one with windows 10, the second one with ...
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Adding comments/notes to windows10 files/folders

I want to find an tool that would let me assign comments/notes to (any) files/folders. Preferably it can integrate itself to the right click menu and isn't janky (for example, if it creates a new file ...
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Is there a backup software that emulates Windows 10 File History?

I'm not finding any software that emulates the File History of Windows 10. I have 10 folders, with many subfolders and evermore files in it. Some files change frequently, some infrequently. I need to ...
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Reliable software for ESC/POS thermal printer (USB interface)

I installed the printer driver, but the manufacturer didn't provide much in the way of SDK or API. They assumed that the printer will only be used with a USB printer software POS, but I want to print ...
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software that shows a kind of “history” of actions or changes after opening a certain program

Ok, it's confusing, I hope I explained well. example: when a video game is started for the first time, a "saved games" folder is created somewhere in the /appdata folder. Then I want to know ...
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Voice recorder fades system sound

I wanted to record audio the system audio and mic one both. I tried recording my voice and the youtube video sound. But I found that it automatically fades the sound. And there is no option to record ...
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Mount HFS+ for free (even readonly) for more than 10 days on Windows

I'd love to mount (even read-only) an external HFS+ filesystem for Windows for more than 10 days: MacDrive has 5 days trial and Paragon HFS+ has a 10 days trial. I tried jhfsplus but it does not ...
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reverse SHIFT button for numbers keys in windows 10

I'm tired of holding shift everytime i use numbers keys (top one, not keypad) to put symbols like ! or @ or % and others). Is it possible to reverse it, so one i hold shift and press 1 it prints 1 and ...
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Changing keystroke access priority in Microsoft Windows

When one input a keystroke (or a combination of keystrokes) on Microsoft Windows, the keystroke is sent to one or several programs, sequentially. For example, the keystroke may be first sent to ...
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Apply my preferred settings on new Windows installation

When I install a new PC from scratch (either personal or by the company), I find myself changing a lot of settings each time, like turn off indexing on drives disable the search box in the task bar ...
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Program to reorder and rename windows of a program on the taskbar?

I Am on Windows 10. Lets say I have opened Firefox and I have multiple Firefox windows on the taskbar... I Am looking for a program which would allow me to do following: I want to drag windows of a ...
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Windows remote monitoring tool that runs as a service

I have a Windows 10 PC that may be infected with malware, possibly with a Trojan. Various scans with antivirus programs and extensive analysis have not yet delivered a conclusive result. So far, it is ...
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Windows 10 - gratis app to keep touchpad always active

New laptop. It seems that a double tap can en/dis-able the touchpad. Theoretically. In practice, I want it constantly enabled, but while my palm accidentally brushing against it disables it, double ...
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Integrated Windows 10 Explorer and Shell replacement

What are some Windows Explorer replacements like Dopus or Total Commander that also completely replace Windows Shell, so the Windows Explorer isn't used anywhere at all? For instance, if you ever ...
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Software to limit screen area available for programs running in full screen mode

I have rather specific request that may even look absurd. I believe it is not, though. I'd like Windows 10 taskbar to be always visible even if some program goes full screen (or to be able to see ...
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Email client for visually impaired on Windows 10

Several web-browsers are getting better at allowing visually impaired to change settings (i.e. increasing font and resizing frames based on responsive design), but for e-mail clients there seems to be ...
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Program to copy an installed program from one windows PC to another

I am seeking a - preferably gratis - program to copy (only) a single installed program from one windows PC to another. I am not interested in copying all apps & settings, just a single program. ...
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WebVPN Software for HTTP tunnel for Windows environment

I need to use an HTTP service out of my office, usually I use a standard VPN (like OpenVpn) but, considering that I will use only HTTP service, I would like to have a Web-VPN so I can use only my ...
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Miracast projecting software (not drivers) for Windows 10?

I am looking into possibilities to project my Windows 10 laptop desktop over Miracast. My laptop has Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000 card; typically it is said: https://community.intel.com/t5/Graphics/intel-...
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What RDP program would you recommend as a KVM replacement (with drive sharing) but separate screens?

I am looking for a Windows 10 compatible RDP program (i.e. not X11/VNC based) to allow one laptop to act as a KVM for another. (I looked at the list of RDP software on Wikipedia, but most seemed to ...
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Recommendation for Windows 10 Cloning Software

There are 10 PCs that I should install Windows 10 on, as like as with a few other applications, including configuring them. I know that there is a way to clone the entire SSD with Wavlink, but the PCs ...
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Persistent floating screenshot - windows 10

I am often working with a number of documents and windows simultaneously and am looking for an app that will allow me to screenshot a portion of my screen - and that screenshot then remain visible (...
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compact per-core CPU usage monitor in Windows taskbar notification area (system tray)

I have been using Performance Monitor to monitor CPU usage in the taskbar notification area, with one icon per logical CPU. Now I upgraded from a 4 core / 8 thread to a 10 core / 20 thread processor, ...
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PDF viewer with "n pages" in the screen and horizontal scrolling one page at the time

I want to read clearly the pages of pdf files on my windows 10 computer. I thought about buying a curved 32" monitor, with high enough resolution, like QHD or 4K. Then I thought about placing ...
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Error 0x8007000D - edit file metadata of a mp4 music file

I am searching for a program that allows me to edit the file details of a mp4 music file. Here is an image of the error message and the current details of the media file; Through the property window ...
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