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    I couldn’t remember my password

    Point proven
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    I couldn’t remember my password

    can you share them with me please
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    I couldn’t remember my password

    @pete.i @Celery Please do not store passwords in plain text, that is insane! your asking for them to be stolen! Atleast download Keepass and store them in there. I will be 70 one day, but id still be smart enough to know how to secure my secrets.
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    I couldn’t remember my password

    1 this post is from 2018, not sure why its reopen when OP hasn't said anything. 2 your joking about notepad right?
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    And we're back - Techist Updates and Account Help

    If the site now says "TOMORROW'S TECHNOLOGY TODAY" Then as I mentioned we should include what I mentioned in my previous post, otherwise this isnt really tomorrows tech today LMAO Topics that may be worth considering off the top of my head or having a think about how to fit in atleast: Azure...
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    Forum Update/OFFLINE July 28-29

    well thats because the site does not have topics like this... If people come asking question who know nothing about them then even better! as people will join to answer them, and that is the point im making. Everything on this site is mainly basic IT stuff, we get the rare interesting thread...
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    Forum Update/OFFLINE July 28-29

    Yes which is the point of this site.. tech. IT.. I guess im the only person here that works in these areas and has experience, so maybe need the site to entice new people like me with better knowledge and experience..... Or stick to some boring basic subject none stop, my mouse stopped working...
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    New topics

    Great news! Sure!
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    Forum Update/OFFLINE July 28-29

    Brilliant news, cloud computing and platforms like AWS Azure and GC sections will really be good as that will bring in new tech bods and get more broader and interesting discussions too I think the topics need to be more detailed in areas to help get better search results for people googling...
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    Asus U38DT Burned charger jack problem

    cool. can you explain how you would solder the charger directly to the board and the pros and cons doing this?
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    wifi router being hacked

    To add, you could also look at Firewalla, acts as a firewall and IPS/IDS https://firewalla.com/pages/cyber-security
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    WiFi conneciton issue

    OK can you do a speed test with the network cable plugged in to the PC just as a quick test, let us know results, feel free to screenshot . Also, it sounds like you are sharing the house/ wifi, so as I mentioned it could be the bandwidth and interference too.
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    WiFi conneciton issue

    First thing to keep in mind is that wifi connection will never be as good as a wired connection. Your download and upload speed will depend on the position of the device to the router/access point, and the quality wifi adapter/antenna's, any other interference from other wireless devices and...
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    how to stop a site from reloading which takes a long time

    Take a look at this site to see if these settings help https://www.ghacks.net/2018/08/19/stop-websites-from-reloading-pages-automatically/
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    how to stop a site from reloading which takes a long time

    Press "ESC" button, whilst page loads
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    Pre-installed VM's

    huh? are you talking about Kali or similar? you can sure say it here, its for educational purposes.
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    Pre-installed VM's

    What are your requirements? you can look at OVA's but be careful they are loaded with malware. Id say its best to understand why you cant install it, and we can help you here.
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    Accessing a hard drive locked with a password

    Thats more like it, facts on the issue , ok you taught me something new. PLus I think Ill purchase one of these SED :) thanks So I found this video explaining how you can format it, using a Seagate tool, Seatools SSD CLI/GUI. https://www.seagate.com/gb/en/support/downloads/seatools/...
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    Accessing a hard drive locked with a password

    Please OP take a photo of the password prompt! lol You think having a encrypted drive prevents anyone at all formatting it? OP to format a drive, your not meant to boot into it, and there is zero reasons to need to know the password of an encrypted drive to format it, unless you want to login...
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    Accessing a hard drive locked with a password

    You don't read! If he does not need to know what is on the harddrive why does he need the password...... You cannot prevent a harddrive from being wiped with it just being encrypted. So what is it, he does want to get whats on it or not? Because it sounds strange he is going to so much effort...
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    Too good to be true?

    Depends, can be 150 to 250 range. Gen7 can be like 70 but its so old it has no cool Features really. If you want to learn about vmware from an bare metal level then microserver be good choice and has some enterprise features you can play with.
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    Too good to be true?

    if it comes with hardrives yeah.. but will be noisy esp its age! Not practical either due to size, also servers are meant for 24/7 running, with load. If you want a server for VMware, labbing etc, Id suggest you look at HP Microservers gen 8. Gen 8 should be cheap now id expect if you can find...
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    Too good to be true?

    dude they old af. Why do you want servers in the first place? that may help get better advice on what to buy
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    Accessing a hard drive locked with a password

    OK so OP clearly does want the data to the drive. stop talking crap. You can easily format any disk, so go to a hacker forum to find out how to bypass password. Donut!
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    Upgrading from 9 year old build

    Nope. Chips and computer components usually Taiwan from my knowledge and Korea as PP mentioned
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    Accessing a hard drive locked with a password

    thats what the website link is for :) He already knew how to get to it, just was not sure on formatting, the website covers both with images to help follow and descriptions to help understand.
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    Accessing a hard drive locked with a password

    That makes no sense what you just said lool. Either way following this: https://www.windowscentral.com/how-format-new-hard-drive-windows-10
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    Accessing a hard drive locked with a password

    Format the disk. Right click it on file explorer and hit format.
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    Upgrading from 9 year old build

    that got really expensive!
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    New topics

    Is it possible to add topics on Cloud and devops, more specific Azure, AWS , google cloud. May help to get more up to date IT tech conv happening. I'd like to be able to discuss and help people with cloud related issues or ideas
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    Upgrading from 9 year old build

    PP is the build guru here really, so either wait for him to post or might be worth PM him https://www.techist.com/forums/members/pp-mguire/
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    Upgrading from 9 year old build

    slick social engineering :lol:
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    windows 10 Blurred and stuck on the login screen (fuzzy blurry)

    :lol::D:lol::D He made a statement, I made a statement, you did, Joe did. you are trying to stop me from having a say.. talking about noone thinks police brutality on black people is ok , what a dumb thing to say, there are people who think its fine. do not speak for everyone else! we can...
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    windows 10 Blurred and stuck on the login screen (fuzzy blurry)

    You said "live with it". that generally means accept it, and that is based on the fact you agreed with Joe that MS and others steal your info. OK maybe you didnt mean to say that but me and Joe took it that way, and decided it had to clear for others reading this post that they get both sides...
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    windows 10 Blurred and stuck on the login screen (fuzzy blurry)

    Funny you ignore the first part Technochicken says. That is what i am referring to, so yes made my point, they should not be stealing your info, and there is many proven cases that when you disable the data sharing it continues. So when people say all these X companies do it, live with it, is...
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    windows 10 Blurred and stuck on the login screen (fuzzy blurry)

    Create a new post then lol Ive made my point.
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    Wrong Button?

    fail lol
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    windows 10 Blurred and stuck on the login screen (fuzzy blurry)

    Wrong! you have to technically allow the data to be share! I agree with Joe C. You should know that when you toggle a button to not share data anymore, it stops, in fact it doesn't and that is not right! It F me off when people say get over it and if you have nothing to hide bla bla... You...
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    Developing a RDP solution

    You have to be very careful when opening externally facing computers. As you are not technical, it is hard to explain what you need to do, and maybe best to hire a freelancer to support you. essentially what you want is a VPN that connects from your end devices to your network. But if you...
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    windows 10 Blurred and stuck on the login screen (fuzzy blurry)

    if I create a website and ask for your details will you give me them?
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    system diagnosis?

    Ah Yeah defo want to do that
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    Developing a RDP solution

    depending on the app, RDP to a machine could be enough. Citrix XenApp is possible but not worth it if the company is small, plus requires technical knowledge above a simple RDP and firewall setup Citrix XenServer is actually free by the way, it has become open source :)
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    Developing a RDP solution

    So you want to all the windows desktops in your office to be able to RDP into a single machine that has the product installed?
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    Online Database System?

    Yes you can use any online QR code generator. type in the URL you want people to be able to goto and QR code will just work as long as they have the scanner (most new phone have it built into camera app) https://www.qr-code-generator.com/ Try the above, you just need to copy that QR code to...
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    Pentesting machine - dual boot

    I cant see anything sus myself. but if you have virtualbox, why are you dual booting...?
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    wifi router being hacked

    TechnoChicken please edit your post, instead of constantly posting after yourself.
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    helprecover[at]foxmail[dot]com

    I NEVER said it will protect you, I said its a rule you should follow - google defense in depth to understand the concept. Nothing is 100% but you need to include different security controls and practices I am a Senior Information Security Engineer, its my day job and I work with the entire...
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    hosting file share

    yup. take a look at Owncloud, its open source and is basically a private cloud, exactly what your looking for. https://owncloud.org/
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    wifi router being hacked

    https://lmgtfy.com/?q=reinstall+windows+10+remove+everything :cool:
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    handwritten table convert into excel table

    Not sure about tables scans into tables, never researched.. but what you want to look into is optical character recognition (OCR) scanning. this is common feature on all scanners now even platforms like Sharepoint. Update - Sorry didnt see the posts below lol
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    helprecover[at]foxmail[dot]com

    I think we mixed communications. what you posted bypass UAC prompt for a standard user! noone cares about that, it does not provide privileged access, I should of been more clearer. "Then the Registry Editor should start without the UAC request. If you open the Task Manager and add the Elevated...
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    helprecover[at]foxmail[dot]com

    No UAC is not easy to bypass. your throwing words out just because you read "thehackernews" or something about PoC scripts hackers make. If you understand how these type scripts works you'd know it tends to relies on app a user would have installed with flawed DLLs or DIR permissions. so not...
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    Checking in

    you can talk :lol:
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    Checking in

    Hey, Welcome to TF! What are you curious about?
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    wifi router being hacked

    What configuration exactly is changing on your router? You mentioned strange activity on your PC, are you saying when you copy files from your USB to say your downloads folder, they are deleted automatically? When did this start happening, do you tend to download from unknown sources. Have...
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    wifi router being hacked

    Id suggest your run a scan on your end devices, in safe mode (ideally). What antivirus anti malware do you have?
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    wifi router being hacked

    If you have wifi switched off , then no point config WPA2 :) If you have wifi switched off, your only connection to the router is via the LAN and WAN. If your LAN devices are affected and have direct access to router mgmt portal then yes , anyone who hacked your device can gain access still...
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    helprecover[at]foxmail[dot]com

    also good to set your wife up with a standard account to use on the computer, and show her how to elevate access when required. This will help prevent execution of ransomware.
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    helprecover[at]foxmail[dot]com

    M.2 nice. Have you got a external drive for backups or cloud like onedrive?
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    helprecover[at]foxmail[dot]com

    Trotter is the owner of the site. He gonna ban yo *** lol
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    helprecover[at]foxmail[dot]com

    Use this site, they collect decryption keys the FBI etc have gotten from arrests. https://www.nomoreransom.org/en/index.html Doesnt look they will have it though. If you cannot decrypt, it is your choice to pay, keep in mind they may not provide the key, and also if they do, they will sell...
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    detect wifi signal?

    thats called thread hijacking ;)
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    detect wifi signal?

    prob best to create a new thread :cool:
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    detect wifi signal?

    https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/check-if-your-wireless-network-adapter-supports-monitor-mode-packet-injection-0191221/ You just need a supported Wifi card, USB preferablly, I use an ASUS AWUS036H, there is a new model which Ill be switching to but cant remember name off the top of my...
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    detect wifi signal?

    You can use Airmon-ng /w Airodump-ng , this will require specific hardware. This will show client devices connected to APs and also client device searching for a AP to connect with.
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    SCCM unable to sync with WSUS

    did you google the errors? ...
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    SCCM unable to sync with WSUS

    Refer to these errors: Failed to create assembly name object for Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration. Error = 0x80131701. Supported WSUS version not found SMS_WSUS_CONFIGURATION_MANAGER Sync failed: WSUS update source not found on site SCC. Reference for potential fix...
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    New TP Link switch slows internet down

    Sounds like his switch is busted then if your works fine. get refund and replace or upgrade.
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    New TP Link switch slows internet down

    port 5 is the uplink port like I mentioned and the switch uplink is dual purpose (Auto MDI-X) so you can connect any device with cross-over cable or straight-through and it will auto configure that port to function correctly. So shouldnt of been an issue actually, but maybe this device is...
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    New TP Link switch slows internet down

    port 5 is an uplink port designed to connect the switch to the router (or another network device), so plug your end devices into port 1-4 and give it a test.
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    New TP Link switch slows internet down

    its not the router, as you said it never slows down when directly plugged in. are you now saying it slows down even connected to the router?
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    New TP Link switch slows internet down

    dude, what is the make and model of the switch!
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    New TP Link switch slows internet down

    possible, check manual for "QoS" or "quality of service" and see if that is configured on the switch or any other type of traffic mgmt features. what is the exact switch make and model?
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    New TP Link switch slows internet down

    they all Gigbit ports, so shouldn't be an issue on that front. switch isnt config to half duplex? (I doubt as it would be an instant performance hit but nice to cross off list) Have you played with the config on any of the devices? maybe QoS?
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    New TP Link switch slows internet down

    Can you post spec of your router, switch and NIC this will help otherwise better assist.
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    Do you or have you found Googles Youtube Addictive?

    Id say No. Its a useful platform to find most things your curious about. Was 2018, lets see if people changed their decision lol
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    What You've Just Bought!

    just bought FiveGuys, double patties beef burger, fries and oreo & malt milk milkshake.............. lol
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    Hi guys

    yooooooooooooooo enjoy your time here! POST POST POST! :cool:
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    Laptop dropping off internet on video calls

    maybe read his OP... he has tried alot already.
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    Laptop dropping off internet on video calls

    have you tested with both network cable and builtin wifi? if so, have you tried with a usb wifi card? can you actually record the issue your having and or take screenshots? just sounds strange to me. was you always able to play videos ok? when did this start happening?
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    Unable to create New partition for Unallocated Space

    whilst we debate , has the OP tried any of the methods lol
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    Troubleshooting for a friend

    We are not talking about OS level. But mobo/ bios
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    Troubleshooting for a friend

    well you kinda answered your question, and as Trotter said, RAM sets may not be compatible with the mobo/ or atleast order you set them in the channels. Have you confirmed the mobo manual to cross this off the list? I take it you dont have spare RAM to test with?
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    Unable to create New partition for Unallocated Space

    format "all" the partitions you see , not just the 1 partition you want to use. Please provide screenshots of each step you take, if you do it correctly, you should have the entire disk in windows setup unallocated. it will create all the partitions needed. should not need to use 3rd party...
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    Unable to create New partition for Unallocated Space

    If you are sure you do not need any data on that disk. Then during the windows 10 install you should see a format button when trying to select a partition to install too, select each partition and click "format". Pic below for reference...
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    Troubleshooting for a friend

    "hardware reserved memory" this is likely due to the motherboard and RAM installation configuration. Please read the mobo manual. Sounds like the RAM is inserted into the wrong channels.
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    Steam deal

    Yeah i checked your link few hours ago and didnt work.. cba to post to say lol
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    Passwort reset functionality with iOS

    Nice ad, 1st post from location Switzerland and happen to recommend a Switzerland company... what you suggested is just another auth solution, so that sounds stupid.. when an MDM solution kills 2 bird with 1 stone.
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    Hot deal if your interested

    The point im getting at is they pretend its worth 3k.. that is scam marketing to intice people to buy at 69 bucks, for that reason their ethics are wrong.
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    Hot deal if your interested

    Wow what a crap fake site. Was 3k just happen to sell for 69 bucks.. get the hell out of here. Noone buy this at all! If you wanna give away 69 bucks ill send you my bitcoin address
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    recommend me a light-weight browser?

    true. I have tried the new edge and like it, and may recommend my company switch to it, also integrates well with O365 and Azure.
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    Laptop dropping off internet on video calls

    Yup. Sounds like possible QoS control is implemented if you dont get this issue doing anything else. Stupid question I forgot to ask, what speeds do you pay from your ISP and what are you Download and Upload speeds on tests?
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    recommend me a light-weight browser?

    I agree with Brave. Ive switched to Brave as primary browser, all ads blocked by default so no need to do anything, plus optionally you can enable Brave own ads and get paid automatically each month to view them. It also has a range of security controls built in so no need for plugins. After...
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    Create script file

    its Powershell.exe If you want to save as a script, save as "rename_files.ps1" then you can edit what you need and right-click it to run, or use in a task. Ive used # before each sentence, as it means comment. so you can leave that in your script as references if you need. its just a 1 liner.
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    Create script file

    # "Get-Childitem" - get files and directories. # "-recurse" - look within each subfolder too, remove if you dont need. # "C:\Users\username\" - change to the directory you want to use. # "Where-Object {$_.PSIsContainer -eq $false}" - will exclude directories (folders from the list, otherwise you...
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    Best command line google drive alternative

    have you looked at Onedrive, it maps to your profile, and you can drag and drop or just use standard CMD/ PS to create tasks to back up to Onedrive.
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    I back

    Welcome back dude :cool:
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    Laptop dropping off internet on video calls

    OK good your learning. Are you using wifi or network cable? Have you tried replacing network cable with a new one, and/or review your wifi settings? after the above, if you still have issues, can you also run the ping without any programs open, and see if you get drops as well.
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