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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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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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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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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 or failing that, ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Windows keyboard shortcut to answer connected android phone

I'm looking for an app (freeware, preferably) that will, while an android phone is connected to a Windows 10 PC via usb, allow me to answer incoming voice calls (via phone's speaker) using a keyboard ...
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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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Sort tall images into one folder, wide into another

I have a large image collection on my full windows 10 tablet. I start with hundreds of images Some of them are taller than wide -> I want them to go in one folder Some of them are wilder than tall -> ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Overlay which can rearrange the way a window is rendered?

This is a read-only window which display data. I want the red box go right, and the blue box to go left, when it's being displayed in real time. Is there some software that can define two sub-regions, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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