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How to create a bootable Windows USB drive in Linux: Easy method

The easiest way that I found to create a bootable Windows USB in Linux is using a tool called Ventoy. Ventoy is a cross-platform, multi-boot USB creator. This means that you can boot from multiple ISOs using a single USB stick. It might seem complicated, but it is a simple two step process. Install Ventoy onto the USB drive Copy the ISO’s that you want to the USB drive In my opinion a Ventoy multi-boot USB drive is something that most Linux users should have anyway.

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Solution for Windows Terminal not starting

Since the new Windows Terminal is still in active development, it often tends to develop starting troubles, especially after Windows updates. Here are three possible solutions. Make a backup of the settings.json (formerly profiles.json) file before attempting these solutions. The first solution does not require a backup but it is better to make one anyway. Settings.json can be found in %LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.WindowsTerminal_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState Solution 1: Repair Search for Windows Terminal in the Start Menu.

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Alerts for caps lock, num lock, and scroll lock in Windows 10

If your keyboard or laptop does not have indicators for caps, num or scroll keys you might want to consider a software-based solution. Contents Audio Alert Visual Alert Key status indicator using Autohotkey Audio Alert Start Menu ➾ Settings ➾ Ease of Access ➾ Keyboard In the **Toggle Keys **section, choose the option Play a sound whenever you press Caps lock, Num lock or Scroll lock. Visual Alert It is not possible to have visual alerts for toggle keys alone but they can be enabled for all audio alerts.

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How to change the color scheme in the new Windows Terminal

Contents Choose a built-in Color Scheme Add and choose a third-party Color scheme Change select colors from a color scheme The color scheme in Windows Terminal can be changed from the GUI or by editing a JSON configuration file named settings.json. Choose a built-in Color Scheme Select Settings from the dropdown menu or press Ctrl+, Click on Defaults from the Profiles section. Go to the Appearance section on the right and choose the Color scheme from the drop-down list.

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Logging into a Windows 10 PC without using a physical keyboard

It is possible to log into a Windows 10 PC using only the mouse. Here are the steps:- Click on the empty login screen to make the controls visible. Click on the accessibility icon on the bottom right. It is the unusual representation of a wheelchair between the network indicator and the power button. Click on On-Screen Keyboard to make it visible. Use your mouse to enter the password and click the Enter button.

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Learn Windows Command Prompt by example: Beginners introduction to Cmd

There are times when you need to run a command-line application. This article shows how using an example. We will convert a PNG file to WebP using Google’s Libwebp application. As we work through the example, we will learn many important Cmd commands, including some advanced ones. In the end, we will see how to convert multiple images with a single command. Download and extract the application If you like to follow along with the guide, download the application from this page https://developers.

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Windows: Shutdown with timeout and abort a timed shutdown

It is possible to abort a shutdown in Windows provided that the shutdown command had a timeout associated with it. Restarts triggered by Windows updates usually have a timeout. Also, if you are invoking shutdown from the command line you have the option of setting a timeout for the shutdown. I will explain where this can be useful later in the article. Either way, the abort command must be issued before the timeout is over.

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Setting up static IP address in Windows 10

Setting up a static IP address is useful if you want other devices in the local network to initiate a connection to your computer. External (public) IP Address vs Local IP Address Each device you connect to your router has its own local IP address. These addresses are unique within your local network. But since local addresses use a small address range they are not unique globally. There will be many devices around the world which has the same local address as your computer.

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Switch between speaker and headphones in Windows 10

Switching between speakers and headphones is a task one may want to perform quite often. Despite the very basic nature of this task, Windows had made it rather tedious and confusing for users. That is until Windows 10 came around. Let us see how to do it the Windows 10 way. Click on the volume icon in the notification area. It opens a small menu with two options as shown below.

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Windows 10 Laptop: Change what happens when you close the lid

In most Windows laptops, when we close the lid the computer goes to sleep. This behavior can be changed in the power settings. Open the Control Panel from the Start Menu. Click on Power Options Select the option Choose what closing the lid does. Here you can specify what closing the lid does. It is possible to specify different behavior for when the laptop running on batteries and when external power is available.

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