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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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Is there some sort of minimal "notifications" display utility for Windows 10?

I run Windows 10. I'm trying to display a subtle but clear visual indication on my screen when my custom-built system tells it to, in some elegant/useful manner. The first thing I do when reinstalling ...
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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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Free remote desktop from laptop with proxy or tablet without admin access

I have a desktop computer at home which I want to control from my workplace sometimes. In my work I have a laptop that has admin access but has a company proxy, and I have a tablet that doesn't have ...
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Boost windows 10 dell laptop speakers volume

Any good software or in built feature in windows 10 (Dell laptop) for boosting volume?
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Wi-Fi Direct file transfer

I'm looking for software to transfer files between Windows 10 and Samsung Galaxy S7, using Wi-Fi Direct. Any suggestions please? There are some Google Play apps that can do so between two Android ...
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Setting up secured directory for my report done in Latex

I am not sure what Sub of StackExchange is correct to post this. This is my original post in Tex.SE. I want to create a secured Latex folder (as my working directory) in my Lab PC. Only I and my ...
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Free screen recorder with basic editing

I want to record my screen on Windows 10. I did a little research, but didn't find a tool that satisfies all of these criteria yet: Free Basic editing features (just cut a little) No complex ...
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Is there any free software to create virtual floppy disks?

I want to make virtual floppy disks (1.44MB) for virtual machines, but can't find any freeware that an do that. I also want it to work with Windows 10 1709 (x64). Does such a software exist? I found ...
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Software to designate a group of windows together such that they are minimized/maximized together?

The idea is to select some windows as a group such that they are min/maximized together while multitasking. The addition to snapping windows would be to streamline the multitasking process instead of ...
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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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Audio recording application specific

I'm looking for an audio recording software, or multiple software that can help me achieve an audio recording by specific application. I need to still have the sound at the time. Typically, I have ...
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Windows shell that works with Windows and Linux commands

I'm a Linux user forced to work on windows. I want a windows command line that understand Windows and Linux commands. Furthermore: It has to save history It has to be able to ssh directly to a server ...
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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 software can I use to control / remote desktop a raspberry pi from windows

It is getting tiresome to switch HDMI connectors on one of my monitors between my windows desktop and raspberry pi. It also confuses Windows. I am looking for something like TeamViewer, so that I can ...
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How to make multiple time zones always visible in Windows taskbar

On my Mac, I use Clocker to show various time zones, always visible on my screen like this: How can I do something similar on Windows 10? P.S. I am not satisfied with the built-in Windows feature ...
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Library options for screen monitoring in C++

What options are there for embedding (non-interactive) RDP sessions inside of an application? Are there any good libraries already made for this task? I've looked into Live-streaming to the ...
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IOS and Android emulator for windows 10 using react native

I'm currently looking for an Ios and Android emulator where i could test my react-native app on windows 10. I can run android studio emulator for android but is there a software where i could test my ...
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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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Firewall for Windows, which controls in/out data flow

I am searching for a firewall for Windows, which can control data flow in and out of my PC. I am not talking about inbound/outbound connection but about data flow. [Sorry, I don't know technical ...
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Opening a TCP port and returning an HTTP error

I need a gratis tool for Windows which opens a specific TCP port (configurable, e.g. Port 80) and returns an HTTP error code (configurable, e.g. HTTP 503). It must have a command line version. It ...
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Is there a video player that resumes a given playlists where they left off?

These days all good players will resume playback from the last playlist when closed. I want to switch between playlists and have the playback resume from the last point of the last video. I'm not ...
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Is there any software which could display webpages using custom URLs and it could be work on top of other applications?

I'm currently grappling with a challenge outlined in the title and would appreciate your recommendations. To provide some context, I've developed a hobby project related to Formula 1, which serves as ...
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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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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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Replacement for Windows camera app

I am looking for a replacement for the built-in Windows 10 camera app. Like the built-in app, it must display camera live stream from cameras take screenshots of cameras And it must have various ...
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Clone directory tree, but certain branches only

I have a directory tree and I would like to clone it to another disk, but not the whole tree, just certain files and directories, keeping their relative paths. Like (** means the file/directory is ...
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Good equivalent of "zsh/bash + iTerm2 for Windows 10/11

OS: Windows 10 Version 10.0.19045 Build 19045 I moved from MacOS to Windows 10. I'm missing a lot the shells I had there (bash and zsh) as well as the terminal emulator (iTerm2). I'm looking for a ...
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Best safe 2FA for Windows desktop?

Any way to use Windows Hello as a multifactor authenticator? I want to use my fingerprint biometrics as a 2FA. I tried to do it with Authy, for example, but it doesn't have the Windows Hello ...
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Deleting empty directories

I never thought I'm gonna need such a program and always wondered how one can come into a situation where he has many empty folders and wants to delete them. Now, I'm in that situation: I have ...
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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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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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Free vpn software for windows 10

I need a free vpn software. In my country, I can’t reach almost all HTTPS website. I try to use opera developer browser the closed site works. Can i find any software do this job to use chrome
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Freeware File Auditing Software for File Access

Good day, Can you please recommend me a freeware/open-source solution for file access monitoring on Windows? To give a full background of how our system works currently: We have a single PC running ...
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Program to set a priority order between processes for uploading data on Windows 10

Several processes are uploading data. I am looking for a program that allows me to set a priority order between processes for uploading data on Windows 10. E.g., processing1.exe get 90% of the ...
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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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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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Need two mouse pointers on Windows 10 & 11

Update: We are having this need now also for Windows 11 You know this concept from your car driving lessons: You have your steering wheel and your pedals and mirrors and the instructor has got his own ...
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Tool to list all current Windows 10 Hotkeys?

I tried "Windows Hotkey Explorer" (WHE) and it exploded in my face in a spectacular fashion. (Do NOT ever run this if you are on Windows 8 or higher. It will just PRESS each and every hotkey....
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What's the most reliable tool to backup all the drivers of a Windows 10 tablet 2 in 1?

I'm about to do a fresh install of Windows 10 on a cheapo 2 in 1 tablet and I'm pretty sure finding the appropriate drivers later would be a major pain because it's not a standard device. So I want to ...
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Best Functional RAMDisk that You Can Honestly Recommend

I've tried several RAMDisk programs already. I have 64 gigs of RAM and I would like to dedicate a chunk of it as a RAMDisk. However, the ones I tried didn't turn out so well. It was too difficult ...
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Using a SOCKS5/HTTPS proxy as a VPN adapter in Windows 10

I have a proxy server in IP:PORT format, and I am using Proxifier to launch the apps on my PC through the proxy. The problem here is that I want to use the proxy server to reduce my ping time in the ...
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Getting notifications when a selected region of my computer screen changes

I need some kind of screen recording software that records a part of my screen and checks for any changes. If so, I would like to get a notification, SMS or email on my phone. The thing that needs ...
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How to Repair the Corrupted Data & Make it Readable? [closed]

I Corrupted my data by taking out the SD card (which was Adopted as internal storage)multiple times without 'EJECT' / Unmount Since adopting SD card as internal storage encrypted the card to be used ...
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Free Screenrecording Software for Windows with Area Selection and User-Input Visualization

I'm searching for a free (preferably open source) video recording software with the following specs: Works 100% offline Runs on Windows 10 Allows me to capture an area of the screen instead of the ...
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Program that you can use to get your current Windows 10 install key

I want to format a PC, but I don't know what the OS install credentials are. The PC got Windows 10 from that update a few years ago, I did not install Windows 10 myself. I would like to keep the OS ...
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Which software can I use to transfer Windows 10 to a new hard drive?

I have used my laptop, I have already bought with Windows 10, for many years. I want to change the hard drive because, over time, it got slower and slower. But my problem is: How can I transfer my old ...
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Library to do 2D image manipulation

I'm looking for a 2D image manipulation library for C++, ideally something modern which uses C++20. Requirements: works on Windows 10 (support for Windows filenames, mainly) works with Visual Studio ...
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Windows tool to trigger Shutdown/Sleep based on fan failure or excess temperature

My laptop's fan sometimes stops working, but works after shutdown/sleep. I'm looking for a software that will shutdown/sleep my PC if the fan has stopped working or if the PC's temperature exceeds ...

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