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Question closed and marked as duplicate error

This question got marked as duplicate and closed. https://superuser.com/questions/631969/install-a-soft-using-only-cmd-exe-on-windows-xp But my question was not to know if some gnutool could do the ...
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Why was this question plus answer closed?

IE10 unexpectedly sends a HEAD request for PDF. What has changed? I had a genuine problem. I am not the only one. While I researched the question, which was not obvious, I came upon the solution. I ...
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Reopen this, it is not not constructive

About this question: https://superuser.com/questions/549449/intel-i5-3rd-vs-4th-generation/549481#549481 In my opinion, this question asks a very important question about CPUs, and could help many ...
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Why were some of my questions are not well received?

Recently I asked questions about how to overclock my GPU How do we know that bios that's avaialable on the net is compatible with my GPU Is there a way to turn on asrock H81 Pro BTC without ...
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InCopy tag creation request

My Super User question here involves Adobe InCopy. I would like to request the creation of a tag about Adobe InCopy. Could we please create such a tag? Thanks!
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Why are people voting to close my question?

How is CMD's convert command able to convert FAT to NTFS without data loss? I've recently updated the question to directly respond to criticism that the question is off-topic based on the claims ...
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What can be done about false answers that suggest the asker to run malicious code? [duplicate]

What can be done about false answers that suggest the asker to run malicious code? I mean, like an answer that says something along these lines: If you have administrative privileges, the ...
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Should we, the community, be able to accept an answer on the OP's behalf? [duplicate]

Question(s) Is there a way to FLAG an SE\SU Q&A post (any really, but perhaps only for an old one) that's in the unanswered queue\state to a moderator, etc. to indicate there is a clear and ...
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Why is my website question off-topic? Where should I ask then?

I just posted this question and readily it gets flagged as off-topic. The question is about websites that work as proxies. Super User seems to me a good place to ask, but anyway suppose that it's not ...
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White space between title of question and content of question

What is with the whitespace between a question's title and its content? I do not have this when I post on Stack Overflow: By the way, the question above is not mine (the URL is https://superuser.com/...
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Please re-consider the suspension of my review previlege

It was this answer that I reviewed as 'Looks OK' but was judged as incorrectly handled. https://superuser.com/review/first-answers/1113523 The comment pointed out that the answer was covered in the ...
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How to close the question that you had answer already?

I have a question about my Super User post: Windows 10 Creator Update Version 1703 I have get the answer i was expected so how can i close this question?
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Can someone get a bounty for his own answer?

I know this sounds ridiculous and most of the stack exchange websites does not allow a user to get a bounty on his on answer. I know that user cannot award himself bounty for answer on his own ...
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How come you can ask an unqualified "how do I do $x?"

This is in response to this question Why can't I ask if hardware exists that does something, or fits a need? I'm going to try one more way to address this. How come you can't ask, Does $x exist?...
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Can I embed a Twitter post in my answer?

Shortly after asking How do I enable email notifications from Discord?, I sent a tweet to Discord's official Twitter account asking for support. To my surprise, I received a fairly quick response ...
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Why was this question of mine closed? [duplicate]

Question edited for clarifications. I did not ask for a software license or license recommendation, I asked about the implications. I still haven't got the answer about why the two different close ...
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Why does the Stack Exchange user profile say that this user has a different number of answers from what it says on this site's user profile?

I'm looking at the user profile page of this user (https://superuser.com/users/43131/) and it says that that user hasn't posted any answers. However, when I look at the same user's profile on Stack ...
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How is this question off-topic?

I posted this question yesterday: Native (non-electron) git clients for Windows I know about the off-topic clause and avoiding discussions or seeking recommendations. So I specifically worded it as a ...
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Please save this useful question

my question was migrated from stackoverflow A Google approach to email I think its a really good question "Does Gmail show real data or is it fake or prediction?" and it might be useful for other ...
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Bug: Vote down after voting up

If I vote up a question or answer and later decide to vote it down (if I changed my mind or it was a mistake), it votes it down by 2 points. This means that after the upvote the votes are 1, after ...
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Appeal on my "Not an answer" flag

Yesterday, I flagged two posts as "Not answers" but the flags were declined: Seagate Backup Plus Slim appears as read only on Mac after using in Windows ssh keys ssh-agent bash and ssh-add In case ...
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I do not understand why my question is unclear

I have a question about my Super User post: Need to mass download by clicking browser buttons which use SQL I made this question It was put on hold because "is unclear what you're asking". But that'...
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Why was 555489 closed?

Why was this question: https://superuser.com/q/555489/101850 closed as duplicate of Disable ClearType (blurry fonts) in Internet Explorer 10 on windows 7? I have an exactly opposite problem and the ...
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How to know correct or suitable tags to my question?

It will be good always to see quick response in the form of answers and comments from the community. But how to know correct or suitable tags to my question for quick and suitable people attraction to ...
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When does "You can only post once every 40 minutes." restriction gets waived? [duplicate]

When I try to post a second question soon after having posted a previous one, I get the message "You can only post once every 40 minutes." When does this restriction gets waived, if ever?
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Badges are removed or missing from account profile

Of the seven badges I've earned with my time on the site I've noticed that the count is now dropped down to two. Can anyone tell me the specific reason behind this?
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Rename Tag: [attachments] into [email-attachments]

I would like to suggest to rename the attachments-tag into email-attachments, analogue to the email-signature-tag.
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Please add a tag for elliptic curves [closed]

Here. My carma doesn't allow to do this.
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This shouldn't have been closed?

How can I install USB-N13 on Linux Mint? closed as not a real question by studiohack I can think of no reason that that isn't a valid question. Maybe the moderator in question is less educated about ...
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Why this question didn't get any attention even after my edit?

I asked very much beautiful question: https://superuser.com/questions/1050126/how-to-remote-upload-the-torx-download-links First moderators complained about unclear, so I edited it. still no reply or ...
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Unable to ask this question

I am unable to submit this question, it is not up to standards, as the fourm says... I am looking for a battery for a laptop from japan, says "PC-ns750aag-e3" on the back. I am having ...
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How to view my previous questions?

I wanted to know how to view my previous questions. Also, are the questions we ask, get deleted in a small(/whatever) period of time?
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Request for bounty on this question about common MS Outlook 2013 problem?

I apologise if this request offends or wounds anyone. For the past several months, I've failed to find an answer or resolution to this Outlook 2013 problem: How to exclude notifications for all junk ...
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When will my blocking on superuser ends?

For asking questions of same type again, I was blocked from asking questions in superuser for more than 10 days. Still am not able to ask questions. When will my blocking ends ? Is there any way to ...
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Why is stating a reason not required when closing a question?

A few of my questions are closed and no reason is ever provided.. this is incredibly annoying, why was closing questions like the following allowed? Examples: https://superuser.com/questions/209110/...
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Does my question and its answer (given by me) deserve downvotes

Today I asked a question https://superuser.com/questions/577205/refresh-needed-each-time-after-changing-default-desktop-location/577291 Later on I found the answer & I posted the answer it ...
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All comments on my question were deleted without warning

All of my comments to this question of mine were deleted. I didn't think it was site policy for moderators to delete comments, least of all without any warning or notification, but if this is the ...
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How on earth can this be "primarily opinion based"?

Question: What underlying system efficiencies would I benefit from, if I upgrade my Windows 8.1 x64 PCs to Windows 10? My OP clarifies the exact nature of efficiencies, which is quite narrow, and not ...
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How can i get reputation if i am not permitted to answer and participate in superuser network?

I have a problem with the Super User (and Stack Exchange) account limitation system. Currently I am not allowed to answer in any question. They say I need to reach 50 reputation points. The problem ...
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Victim of serial down voting? [closed]

Very unusual - within 4 minutes I got 3 down votes: Open file with emacs as administrator on windows Outlook refuses to send email with non-matching address in cert Using a firewall to ...
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Re-opening my question on ebook managment tools

My question: Ebook management: how to catalog/access files in their original location I believe my question can be reopened with probably some minor modifications.
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Can the webapp policy please be codified in the site rules?

I'm working the close vote queue. I'm seeing a fair amount of questions up for closing, and I realized they are webapps. Once I realized the situation I could lookup the policy in Help or the ...
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Why does it mean when a flag is rejected with "aware of content that requires intervention"?

In a similar approach of slhck's problem I thought that being very descriptive instead of just clicking not an answer would help, but instead I got a new flag reason returned: I don't feel like the ...
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Automatic change of formatting while we answer [closed]

Whenever I give answers to the questions, my original format of the answer is not maintained. It is changed to all continuous statements all line by lines. So it becomes very clumsy for the reader, ...
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How to recover account

I have not used this site in years. When I tried to ask a question it says "we are not accepting questions from this account. How to recover account? Or do I simply have to use another account to ask ...
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Quit bein' so blockin' [closed]

I think Stack Exchange is too strict on closing and deleting questions. Perfectly feasible questions are marked as low-quality, too broad, or "unclear what you're asking." Are we really going too far ...
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@Admin - A few concerns

Does this website have "specific rules" for MODs to follow, or can they just make up their own set of rules as they feel like it? I ask this because I have posted many answers and get different MODs ...
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Attempt to open a closed question.

One of my questions has been closed as not a real question because some people fail to grasp the implied question. I realise this is a public board and I must cater for all levels, so I have edited ...
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Am I allowed to offer a cash bounty?

To workaround that fact I have insufficient rep for How can I start a bounty for this Question? .
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Why was the question about the future of laptops closed?

I suggest you to go through these questions first: Why are we still using CPUs instead of GPUs? Desktops turned into Laptops and these laptops turn into..!!? In the first question some one asked ...
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