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Software to backup/restore these settings in Windows

Freshly reinstalling Windows you lose a lot of settings. Even if you have backup finding out and restoring these settings is tedious. Is there a software that backs up and restores these ...
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Full disk/OS encryption solution working on UEFI/GPT-based Windows machines

Truecrypt has been discontinued (but I don't think it worked on UEFI/GPT systems anyway) and VeraCrypt does not support UEFI/GPT. Do you know any (preferably opensource, but closed source is ...
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Whole disk encryption on a tablet (that has no pre-boot keyboard)

I am researching methods to encrypt whole disk on tablet. I would like to encrypt my tablet that comes with Dual Boot OS, with pre-installed Windows 10 Home and Android 5.1. Let's start with what ...
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Viewer for multiple batch scripts

I have 12 batch (.bat) scripts which have to automatically start when Windows boots. Most of them are endless-running. To accomplish that, I added a bat file in shell:startup, which looks like this ...
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Remote control Windows 10 Pro laptop in backpack from Android phone without internet, but Bluetooth or WiFi

I travel a lot in my town on foot and via bus/train/tram and it's winter. Therefore, I have no time or space or way to take out my laptop until I'm sitting somewhere. I was thinking if I could access ...
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Software that can detect spyware and keyloggers

Are there any software that can detect spyware and keyloggers in my computer? The program should be able to check any programs that scan key presses and any programs that take screen capture and ...
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Windows 10 alarm with option to silence / dismiss after specified time

The built-in Windows 10 Alarm does not have the option to silence / dismiss the alarm after a specified period of time (AFAIK). This is an issue when an alarm is scheduled as repeatable every day, re: ...
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Setting numlock as a hotkey in Windows (by changing registry values)

Recently I found Microsoft Keyboad Layout Creator which can tweak the registry to add a new keyboard layout for a language. But it does not let the user change the capslock or numlock functionality. ...
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Advanced file searching (scan for properties) [Ubuntu/Windows]

Backstory: Basically I've set up my RasPi to run Plex Media Server. It works really great and using basically no power while I can still directplay/stream from it while away from home. Now, the ...
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A Super Battery Saver App for windows 10?

Is there a windows 10 app or procedure that can allow me to only have the wifi and chrome open along with the most basic keyboard functions so that I can maximize my battery usage? I don't want any ...
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Any video recording software capable of capturing fullscreen opengl games on windows?

OBS supports only windowed/borderless OpenGL games. Same is with Radeon recording software(I have radeon gpu). Windows built-in recording software(Xbox game bar) does not support it(It actually ...
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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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Is there a free Windows 10 app for an Apple mouse which supports swipe gestures?

I have a Apple Magic mouse and want to use it on my Windows 10 PC. This obviously requires a driver. Apple has the driver in their Bootcamp software. Unfortunately, the swipe gestures do not work with ...
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Windows 10 Taskbar replacement

Best to be open source. Implement most Windows 10 taskbar functions and: The current taskbar is alwasy full...headache to decide which windows to close to make space for more windows. Overflow/...
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Revert changes and delete user files after boot

For years we're still looking for some kind of a free reboot-restore solution on six Windows 10 clients. We are a non-profit organization.. Imagine an internet cafe environment, browser history, user ...
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Advanced WiFi Analyzer

I'm looking for an advanced WiFi analyzer, preferably for Windows because the most-portable device I have is a Windows tablet. Things I'd like it to do: Analyze the devices it hears on a channel &...
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Bandwidth monitoring on Windows desktop with world map

have used Little Snitch on OSX and found its network monitor to be really useful does anyone know of a program on Windows that can show, on a world map, which countries my computer is connecting to ? ...
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Alternative Window Manager for Windows 10 OS

Is there any software that would completely strip out the UI from windows and replace it with another window manager similar to Mate, Gnome or KDE? I've taken registry hacks, classic shell, and other ...
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Visual Studio-style window management for Windows in general?

I really like the way Visual Studio allows you to easily tile, tab, and/or float any Visual Studio pane, however you prefer, using drag-and-drop operations. Is there any existing software which ...
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Clocks from different timezones on the Taskbar

I'm looking for a way to display clocks on windows 10 taskbar, from different timezones. I know that there is a similiar option, but I want the clock on the taskbar, without clicking on the primary ...
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Automatic expiration of user-created temp directories

Is there software where I can set specific directories as "temporary" and automatically delete files in there as the size of that folder grows or the time passes. Kind of like clipboard for files.
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Password manager that supports two-page logins and that keeps accounts active (by logging in and out automatically)

I want an affordable password manager to do these things: run on Windows 10 log into websites that receive the password on a second page (after you enter your email address). Yahoo, Hotmail, and ...
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Search capable task/program switcher for Windows 10

I am looking for a program similar to Switcher 2.0 which can make me more efficient when looking for programs/windows I know I have open. I have tried this app but it seems slow and buggy under ...
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Video editor that can read a movie maker's project file and burn to DVD

On windows prior to 8 we've had an option to burn the project to a DVD within the movie maker but now on win10, the movie maker is no longer avialable. So the movie-maker compatible software I'm ...
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Advanced reverse engineering software - including kernel mode debuggers

I need an advanced reverse engineering software/tool for Windows environment (32 bit or 64 bit, Windows 8 or Windows 10 etc. - preferably 64 bit Windows 10) including low-level kernel mode debuggers ...
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Tablet app with finger drawing that starts with black background/white pen by default

Is there a very simple tablet app that lets your draw with your finger/has pinch to zoom, and an easy way to clear the screen and save your finger drawings? Might do some very simple math or ...
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Tool that actually prevents Windows 10 telemetry

Are there any tools that actually prevent all Windows 10 telemetry reports from being gathered, or at the least, from being transmitted? Many tools claim to do this type of thing, but are there any ...
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Cross platform drive partition analyzer

I've just restored a junked MacBook to add to my several existing Windows PCs. In the process of getting things working I fiddled with a couple of hard drives trying to add partitions of various kinds ...
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Sound for dual monitors: software that will allow me to set sound streams 'per monitor' on windows

I run a dual monitor setup, with displayport to each monitor. I also have a single pair of 2.0 speakers under one monitor. It feels a bit off when I have sound coming from one monitor, when there's a ...
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Video Player that lets you play multiple videos after highlighting them in a folder?

Before I switched to Windows 10, I could highlight a bunch of videos and right click then add to media player playlist and it would play all the files in succession. That no longer appears. In VLC, I ...
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Software that acts like a photocopy transparency film for your monitor screen?

Are there any software that can acts like a transparency film over computer monitor screen for Windows? Something like ScreenMark but except where I can save the drawings as a files for future usage. ...
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Programming Library or Software to Allow User to View and Fill out Pdfs within a Windows 10 App

I'm trying to design a Windows 10 Universal application where one of the features is that it downloads pdfs from various websites. I would like to be able to open and view these pdfs natively in the ...
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Software to change the volume of Cortana without changing the media volume

In Windows 10, the voice assistant Cortana is sometimes too loud or too quiet. This is because it (she?) is tied to the media volume. Can anyone recommend Windows 10 software that creates a separate ...
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Open source tool to read batch csv files and output parameter results?

I am looking for a tool that could scan batch csv files and ensure that all preset parameters are accurately reflected in the output file. Essentially, scan batch CSV files, ensure the preset ...
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I need a mathematical symbolic calculator

I need to do bitwise boolean operators on complex numbers, to find the properties of certain boolean operators, combined with addition and multiplication. I tried matlab, but is totally useless, ...
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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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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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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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Voice activated recording software for Windows 10

I'm looking for a voice recording software that would be voice activated. The program should be running in background at all times and when it detects volume from microphone input, it should start to ...
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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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Gratis, dedicated, Windows 10 PDF to image tool

There are a few questions asking for PDF to image conversion. Answers tend to recommend something that can do it, but was not built to do it, such as Libre Office or InkScape. I am looking for a fully ...
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Email notification client for Windows 10?

I am looking for a program for Windows 10 that will check my account on my employer's IMAP/POP server, see if I have new mail, and ONLY add a Windows notification that a new message has arrived. That'...
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Spectacle for Windows?

I'm looking for a tool to arrange windows on Windows. On macOS I'm satisfied with Spectable https://github.com/eczarny/spectacle. I remember I used Sizer on Windows 7 (http://www.brianapps.net/sizer4/)...
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Windows file upload manager

Looking to transfer hundreds of files (many GBs) to a SMB network share, through a mapped drive. As you can imagine, Windows Explorer isn't exactly up to the task at times, so something that will ...
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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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Rsnapshot like tool for windows file backups

I use a Win10 laptop and right now take full copies of my docs folder to an external Hard Drive. This takes a long time (for about 50 GB docs) and is wasteful of storage space. I do know of other ...
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Text to speech, sentence by sentence

I want a text to speech functionality. When I press a certain key, the next sentence is read. When I press another key, the same sentence will be read again. I want to manually select language (no ...
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How can I make a live tile with Python on Windows 10?

I've recently become interested in Windows 10's live tiles. In the picture above, the Calendar app's live tile is on, so it shows today's date. I would like to make one myself (in Python, because it'...