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Top new questions this week:

Why does 1366x768 resolution exist?

I know that there's a previous question about this but it doesn't have any real answers despite having been viewed 12,400 times, and the fact that it's been closed. With that in mind... Why in the ...

display resolution  
asked by meed96 114 votes
answered by mtone 157 votes

How can I get the Windows 8 start-screen in Windows 10?

I was skeptical about the modern-UI interface in Windows 8 (and 8.1), having been a Windows 7 user for a while, but slowly got used to it. My laptop got the upgrade to Windows 10 yesterday that I had ...

windows-10 start-screen  
asked by cybermonkey 12 votes
answered by cybermonkey 19 votes

Will Internet Explorer run on Windows 10

Can't seem to find an answer to this anywhere. I have just updated to Windows 10 and need to be able to do web development testing on Internet Explorer but when I go to ...

internet-explorer windows-10  
asked by JT... 9 votes
answered by Ross Presser 20 votes

How do you stop the "Google Privacy Reminder" message from constantly appearing?

Incredibly annoying as when I edit all options and set them all to Off (although I doubt this makes any difference!) and accept the review, the same message comes back the following day. What am I ...

windows-7 firefox google privacy  
asked by Joseph 9 votes
answered by gronostaj 13 votes

Will I know when the Windows 10 files are being downloaded in the background or not?

After reserving the free Windows 10 Upgrade, and once the download is available, will I be notified if the download is taking place, or will it take place without my knowledge? The reason I am asking ...

download notifications windows-10-upgrade  
asked by Switch 7 votes
answered by Bilal 3 votes

Windows 10 Setup has failed to validate the product key

I am trying to run the upgrade from my Windows 8.1 Pro computer to Windows 10. It keeps telling me: Setup has failed to validate the product key This has happened when clicking "Upgrade" inside ...

windows-10-upgrade windows-10  
asked by Moshe Katz 7 votes
answered by Moshe Katz 2 votes

HDD performance spikes

I have a Dell Precision T1700 I purchased for about $1500 almost a year ago. I am having some moderate hard drive issues. I think it's not as fast as it should be. Booting seems quite long considering ...

windows-7 hard-drive performance  
asked by Ondrej 7 votes
answered by gronostaj 17 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

How to install the real Firefox on Debian?

Debian 6 ("Squeeze") uses a rebranded version of Firefox called Iceweasel. It, however, lacks plugin support, and most of my favorites don't work. So what is best way to install the "real" Firefox on ...

linux firefox debian  
asked by Miro 100 votes
answered by Breakthrough 113 votes

How to compare two columns and find differences in excel

I have two columns in Excel that I want to compare and find the differences between them. Suppose Col A has 50 numbers i.e 0511234567 Col B has 100 numbers in the same format

microsoft-excel worksheet-function  
asked by Sundhas 23 votes
answered by Ellesa 30 votes

Can you answer these?

How can I invert touchpad scroll direction on Windows 10?

I just switched to Windows 10 on my ASUS N550JV and installed related drivers from the support page of ASUS. The touchpad works great, but for some reason the direction of scrolling on touchpad is ...

touchpad scrolling windows-10  
asked by Varaquilex 2 votes

How to hide labels in Windows 10 Start menu (tiles)?

I've recently read some nice registry trick about hiding the taskbar labels in Windows 10 (together with "never combine" option). I want to do the same to the start tiles. I mean: there already are ...

windows start-menu windows-10  
asked by PolGraphic 2 votes

Motor not working on HP Laserjet 2300 (error 13.01.00)

I have an HP Laserjet 2300 printer and it suddenly stopped printing. Whenever I try to print something, it reports the error code "13.01.00" which normally means that there is a paper jam in one of ...

printing printer hp hp-laserjet laserjet  
asked by spyx 2 votes
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