Recent content by Anixx

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    Newly installed Firefox hangs on trying to open any "about:" page

    I have newly installed Firefox hanging on trying to open any "about:" page. I was advised to delete user profile, but I do not know how to do it.
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    How do I make the "This PC" window smaller?

    I am on Win 8.1 and this is the smallest vertical size.
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    How do I make the "This PC" window smaller?

    I do not know how to make it smaller vertically. On Windows 95 I could. Yes, I added the "Printers" and "Control panel" icons so to take the waste space. I would prefer without them and the window smaller.
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    First double-click does not work on some file types

    1. I experience this problem: first double-click does not open image files, and this does not depend on image viewer. This happened with the default image viewer of Windows, and now it still happens with Infanview. Second double-click opens the image. First simply does nothing. 2. A similar...
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    Can I increase user memory without enabling pagefile?

    Can I increase the amount of memory available to the user's programs without enabling the pagefile via registry? I mean, maybe it can be increased at the expense of the system memory.
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    Fast startup and system restore stopped working

    The system always makes full boot on startup. I tried to restore to a saved point, but it says it could not retrieve saved information. I feel the file system could be broken. How can I fix it? I used checkdisk but it found no errors.
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    Reversibly enable and disable Windows Classic theme using PowerShell

    Here is a method which allows to enable and disable Classic Theme during one session from the command line. Tested on Windows 8.1. Enabling or disabling the Classic theme affects only programs started after the change. This method is different from other methods in that it is reversible: one can...
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    Solved How can I restore the .txt default file type icon and associations?

    After intalling Nortepad++ it messed the things up.
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    How to disable desktop.ini and thumbs.db creation completely? (8.1)

    Hmmm. What you did for these to appear? On my system they do not appear.
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    How to reinstate WinMail onto Windows 8/10/11

    No. The mui files have no effect. I fixed the lang problem only after copying the whole folder from Russian Vista.
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    How to reinstate WinMail onto Windows 8/10/11

    Is there a way of changing encoding on NNTP (in OE everything is OK):
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    How to reinstate WinMail onto Windows 8/10/11

    Is there a way to make the interface Russian?
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    Image files do not open with first attempt

    My mouse is not at fault, all clicks in other places work. And using touchpad, the thing is the same. And after second attempt, two instances of the image are getting opened, which indicates the first attempt was "memorized"
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    KB4078130 Update to Disable Mitigation against Spectre, Variant 2

    Where to get a similar thing for AMD?