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How to block certain websites on your computer

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Published 3 months agoWed, 11 Dec 2019 08:44:45 -0800

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Last Reply I just passed this onto a colleague who was doing a little research on this topic. And he actually bought me lunch because I found it for him. So I sh... johnbrown2547,

I just passed this onto a...

Fri, 27 Dec 2019 02:22:55 -0800 3 months ago
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System thread exception not handled?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 13:51:08 -0800

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Last Reply The error message "system thread exception not handled" typically happens when the drivers for your graphics card need to be updated. Either upgrade y... ellefaming,

The error message "system...

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 03:17:18 -0800 4 months ago
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Last Reply Try this method of checking the setting of System Event Notification Service on your computer Open run box, type services.msc and press Enter.... Univa,

Try this method of checki...

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 09:23:06 -0700 10 months ago
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Fixing "err_unknown_url_scheme"?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:42:13 -0800

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Last Reply The ERR_UNKNOWN_URL_SCHEME error is common because of your browser issue. This error sometimes gets triggered when you are trying to open another... Univa,

The ERR_UNKNOWN_URL_SCHEM...

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 09:07:40 -0700 10 months ago
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My Windows update keeps turning off?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:29:20 -0800

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Last Reply Go to System tray and right-click on your antivirus icon. Select Avast Shield control (this option will vary depending on your antivirus) Selec... Univa,

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 08:54:36 -0700 10 months ago
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Fixing "Unable to reach Windows activation servers"?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:28:15 -0800

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Last Reply 1. Using a generic product key for your Windows version 2. Open Run Windows, type “slui” and hit Enter to open the Windows Activation C... Univa,

1. Using a generic produc...

Fri, 31 May 2019 11:11:55 -0700 10 months ago
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Fixes for "cannot safely connect to server"?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:31:27 -0800

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Last Reply Go to Manual setup, and set Security type to SSL (Accept all certificates). if you use this option, you might expose user infor... Univa,

Go to Manual setup,...

Fri, 31 May 2019 10:52:39 -0700 10 months ago
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Solving "The requested operation requires elevation"?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:35:35 -0800

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Last Reply You need to log in your computer with the administrator account. Locate your external hard drive. It could be in the folder named Computer/My com... Univa,

Sun, 26 May 2019 11:19:48 -0700 10 months ago
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Last Reply Let’s give permission to the folder and check if that helps. Follow these steps to give permissions to the drive. Right-click on the folde... Univa,

Let’s give permissi...

Sun, 26 May 2019 10:56:54 -0700 10 months ago
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Last Reply If you were doing something with Interface Builder(IB), the usual cause is that you either: Deleted that property from the class, but haven... Univa,

If you were doing somethi...

Sun, 26 May 2019 08:52:16 -0700 10 months ago
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Windows hello isn't available on this device - Solutions?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:30:37 -0800

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Last Reply Update Your PC To the Latest Version Available Open Settings > Update & security. Stay in the Windows Update tab and click on the Check... Univa,

Update Your PC To the Lat...

Wed, 22 May 2019 10:42:35 -0700 10 months ago
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How do you fix "Destination folder access denied" on Windows 10?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:39:25 -0800

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Last Reply Turn On Network Discovery & File Sharing If you are copying/moving a file to or from a network location, and getting this error, make sure Netw... Univa,

Turn On Network Discovery...

Thu, 16 May 2019 08:12:50 -0700 10 months ago
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How do I fix flickering star menu on Windows 10?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:36:28 -0800

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Last Reply Uninstall a problematic desktop application Open Control Panel. Click on Uninstall a program. Select the application you want to remove. C... Univa,

Uninstall a problematic d...

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:10:24 -0700 11 months ago
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Google Chrome is unresponsive, relaunch now?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:30:30 -0800

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Last Reply Well, there are many methods to solve unresponsively, relaunch now error but below I will suggest one. Disabling the extensions Click on the... Univa,

Well, there are many meth...

Mon, 06 May 2019 10:53:37 -0700 11 months ago
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How to stop ads on the Android home screen?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:28:11 -0800

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Last Reply Pop-up ads in the busy of something is annoying, but you can find a way to disable them is more irritating. Not to worry anymore; Open Chrome, t... Univa,

Pop-up ads in the busy of...

Sun, 05 May 2019 02:27:58 -0700 11 months ago
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"Task Host window prevents shut down" on Windows 10?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:27:02 -0800

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Last Reply Open Control Panel. Click on Hardware and Sound > Power Options. In the left window pane select "Choose what the power buttons do". Click... Univa,

Sun, 05 May 2019 02:01:43 -0700 11 months ago
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Copy-Pasteable List of College Majors

Forum in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 11 months agoWed, 17 Apr 2019 07:53:17 -0700 | Last update 11 months agoWed, 17 Apr 2019 07:56:03 -0700

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Last Reply really useful list for me as I'm thinking of creating a website for college students. Tracey,

really useful list for me...

Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:31 -0700 11 months ago
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Error "Windows cannot setup a homegroup on this computer"?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:33:34 -0800

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Last Reply Enable Peer network grouping services Open Run box and search for services.msc Search the list for Peer Network Grouping, Peer Network Identit... Univa,

Enable Peer network group...

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:39:43 -0700 11 months ago
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Solve "File system error (-2147219196)"?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:34:17 -0800

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Last Reply Click on Windows Icon and search Command Prompt, right-click on it and choose Run as Administrator Type the code: sfc /scannow and press enter&nb... Univa,

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:36:57 -0700 11 months ago
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How to fix windows audio device graph isolation?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:42:31 -0800

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Last Reply Open Settings > Update & Security > Windows Defender In the Windows Defender Security Center window, navigate to the shield icon (it is... Univa,

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 08:29:43 -0700 11 months ago
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Last Reply Untrusted" in this context means you don't trust the connection. SSH will use additional security measures to try to make X11 forwarding safer. "Trust... Univa,

Untrusted" in this contex...

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 08:22:47 -0700 11 months ago
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Fix "Some settings are hidden or managed by your organization"?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:35:42 -0800

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Last Reply Open gpedit.msc and go to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update > Configure Automatic... Univa,

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 08:01:10 -0700 11 months ago
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Last Reply Check the anti-virus program in your computer - First, disable your anti-virus program. Open the application that gave the error in your compu... Univa,

Check the anti-virus prog...

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:45:31 -0700 11 months ago
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Fix "the request failed due to a fatal device hardware error"?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:35:05 -0800

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Last Reply Follow this method: Open Command prompt, type: wmic diskdrive get status If the Hard drive status will be "OK" then all good but if it shows "Ba... Univa,

Follow this method:

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 09:44:21 -0700 11 months ago
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Last Reply Follow the steps below to solve this error: Stop Windows Update Service Open Control Panel, type: services.msc  & click OK. Search... Univa,

Follow the steps below to...

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 08:02:23 -0700 11 months ago
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How do I fix "Error opening sound device" for Audacity?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:28:43 -0800

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Last Reply Open Settings > Privacy tab Look for App permissions in the left navigation pane click the Microphone option. In Allow apps to access y... Univa,

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 09:12:58 -0700 11 months ago
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How do I fix "can't take a screenshot due to security policy"?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:29:43 -0800

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Last Reply Reasons for this error You cannot take SS if you are in Incognito mode in the chrome, for this, you can install Firefox and take SS in incognito mo... Univa,

Reasons for this error

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:22:19 -0700 11 months ago
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How do you fix "Unknown hard error" on Windows 10?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:31:58 -0800

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Last Reply Prepare a clean boot for the system Open Run window (Windows + R key) Type msconfig in the search bar In the System Configuration window, cl... Univa,

Prepare a clean boot for...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:58:11 -0700 11 months ago
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How a File Can be Zero Bytes

Articles in Operating Systems | By August R. Garcia

Published 11 months agoWed, 17 Apr 2019 17:16:07 -0700 | Last update 11 months agoWed, 17 Apr 2019 20:24:46 -0700

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When an empty file is created, how is it...

MoreWhen an empty file is created, how is it possible that its size can be listed as zero bytes? Even an empty file named “a.txt” needs some a...
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Windows 10: Windows cannot setup a homegroup on this computer?

Answers in Operating Systems | By Some Guy

Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:30:06 -0800

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Last Reply 1. Enable Peer network grouping services Open Run box and search for services.msc Search the list for Peer Network Grouping, Peer Network Iden... Univa,

1. Enable Peer network gr...

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 08:13:34 -0700 11 months ago
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