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Batch Print multiples PDF on Windows 8

Im using Windows 8.1 and have multiple PDF files that i want to print. At the moment the only way i know to print those PDF files is by opening the file with the default Windows 8 PDF reader and then ...
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2answers
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Change + key function to tab with only one stroke

I would like to have the + key on the right hand keypad function as the tab key. Is this possible?
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117 views

Where to download official windows XP? [duplicate]

After some searches i found a download link from Microsoft After i downloaded it, it wont boot! i did some researches i found that that ISO was an update if you have sp2 or sp1 it will update it to ...
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1answer
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What microsoft.net version should i install after formating windows 7?

I just formated my windows 7 and i have problem with microsoft.net because i moved the files from windows.old/microsoft.net to the new windows folder and it didn't work i also downloaded m.net v4.5 ...
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1answer
75 views

How can someone get my CLSID?

I just got a call from a guy telling me he was Microsoft IT support. He told me to go to a suspicious website and download an executable there. Totally did not give him the satisfaction and trolled ...
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70 views

Syntax For Searching the Microsoft Update Catalog

Microsoft allows download of Windows Updates, drivers and other upgrades from the Microsoft Update Catalog: http://catalog.update.microsoft.com . Unfortunately there seems to be no search syntax ...
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0answers
47 views

How to copy Winodws 8.1 updates files from one pc to another?

I just installed Windows 8.1 through the app store in my windows 8 machine. I have another machine that needs to be updated. I can't get the iso because im a single language user. How to move the 8.1 ...
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1answer
281 views

Why can I not find HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer in Windows 7

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa369784(v=vs.85).aspx I am trying to find this location in the windows 7 registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer I am ...
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1answer
91 views

Clear Recently Used Fonts in Microsoft Outlook 2013

Someone know how to do this? Found some tutorials online but not remove the fonts just other things.
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1answer
104 views

How can I install Microsoft Office 2010 on a Windows 8 machine?

I cannot install Microsoft Office on my Windows 8 machine. When I enter the 25-digit code, it says: The code is not a Microsoft Office 2013 code. How do I proceed? I have a 2010 license, so I would ...
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2answers
412 views

How to block all websites but a few with Windows 7 Firewall

How to block all websites with Windows Firewall, and then allow a few websites to pass?
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1answer
62 views

Windows server CAL for accessing tcp ports [closed]

Is there any license for accessing the TCP port from a server without accessing the folders? Whether CAL is required for that? I do have 2 windows server OS license and I have 1 user CAL for the ...
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2answers
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Windows 8.1 keeps setting a manual proxy when I uncheck the option

In Windows 8.1, for some reason you have to configure your proxy settings through the Modern UI instead of the control panel, which is a lot more powerful. In the proxy settings menu, there is a ...
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2answers
80 views

What happens when someone sends a Microsoft error report?

sometimes, when software crashes on Windows (which, depending on the type of software and the Windows version, can be quite often), Windows offers to send a crash report (the infamous "X encountered ...
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1answer
39 views

uninstall a windows service framework 3.5 with a command line

I want to know wow to uninstall a windows service build in framework 3.5 without using the Programs and Features option, I want to use a command line command, any ideas?
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1answer
500 views

Malwarebytes Full Scan Loads GUI when done through Task Scheduler

I have used the Microsoft Task Scheduler to schedule my Malwarebytes updates and full scan since I can't get the Malwarebytes scheduler to work. The thing that is bothering me is that each time the ...
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0answers
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Program suspended in Windows 8.1. Can't kill it because 'Access is Denied'

I have been getting this problem since I upgraded from Windows 8 to 8.1. What happens is after any program crashes, I cannot open it again and I cannot change any of the files that would normally not ...
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1answer
203 views

Is explorer.exe connecting to a Singapore Microsoft server common behaviour?

Netstas results explorer.exe TCP 192.168.x.x: 491x 111.221.124.116: 443 ESTABLISHED Is this part of error reporting?
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1answer
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Is there an issue with this microsoft site?

I am trying to fix a friends computer (Had malware etc). I have used Malwarebytes to do that. Anyway now I want to update IE. I went too: https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/default.aspx >> Downloads >> ...
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0answers
97 views

How to decrease brightness of laptop screen which was changed?

I own http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&docname=c03061225 HP pavilion g6 1201tx laptop after using it for 2 years my laptop's screen display got damanged and i changed it ...
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1answer
635 views

Is there a way to add a “Contains” column in Windows Explorer?

I'm merging some old backup archives and getting rid of duplicates in the process, and I am frustrated by the fact that Microsoft has made it so difficult to find empty folders in Windows. The ...
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0answers
61 views

I'm receiving Windows Update error 8024402f after changing update to include MS office

Brand new Dell desktop with Windows 7 Ultimate. Windows Update works fine until I add MS office 2007 and then change Windows update to "Get updates for other Microsoft products. Then the error ...
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78 views

Windows 8.1 cant find the update?

I have the retail version of windows 8 installed with the update KB 2871389. When I do slmgr /dli in the command promote it tells me my Product key is the 'Retail Channel' but still no update... I ...
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134 views

Designing a dynamic Questionnaire? [closed]

I want to design an interactive Questionnaire document. I obviously want the user to input answers, but the catch is I want the questionnaire to dynamically generate the next set of questions ...
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0answers
221 views

Is there a list of Windows Time Zone changes with Version details?

The Microsoft Windows time zone database changes periodically, and Microsoft pushes out changes via Windows Updates. These changes are also announced on the Microsoft Daylight Saving Time & Time ...
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0answers
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ZuneHD not being seen on Windows 7

I recently upgraded to Windows 7, possibly the worst choice I have ever made. Immediately after updating, I attempted to connect my Zune to my PC, assuming that a Microsoft device should work on a ...
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1answer
58 views

Restrict access of files to readonly

In windows operating system, can I restrict the user(according to the registered login name) for accessing certain files in read only mode? For example, when user1 logs to the server (taking remote ...
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2answers
84 views

NSIS installer not working with InTune

So, I've reviewed as much documentation as I can about InTune and NSIS and I can't seem to figure this out. I have an NSIS silent installer that (when executed locally, even as system via psexec) ...
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2answers
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What is RPC and why is it so important?

From the beginning, I've heard that you never, ever disable the Remote Procedure Call service in Windows. This leads to horrible things that used to be hard to overturn (I believe that it's no longer ...
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2answers
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What is the difference between “Send To” and “Copy or Cut and Paste” method in windows operating System?

I have googled and found few Answers. But till i'm not clear about Send To and Copy Paste operation During copy and paste, when u copy something that will get stored in the clipboard and u can ...
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1answer
679 views

connecting zimbra desktop to exchange

I'm trying to setup Zimbra Desktop for one of our users here. No matter what I try it doesn't accept the username I put in. I've tried: domain\networkaccount fqdn\networkaccount networkaccount ...
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1answer
135 views

Microsoft Office 2010 Reinstall, Pen Input No Longer Works

Earlier today I upgraded to Office 13, found it was VERY problematic, so I uninstalled in and reinstalled office 2010. Now, in OneNote, Word, PowerPoint, etc... I can no longer use pen input with my ...
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1answer
274 views

Detect what process is changing a file on Windows

Is there a way to detect what process is changing a file on Windows 7? I know procmon is a great tool but couldn't figure it out how to do it or even if it's possible. The problem is that I have a ...
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2answers
806 views

Skydrive 1 way sync possible?

I have no external hard disk to backup, so I want to use my skydrive account as my backup source.The problem is, AFAIK skydrive uses 2 way sync: so if someone will hack and get access to my skydrive ...
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3answers
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Determine which software product a Microsoft Product Key activates

Without a product key being labelled, is there is any way to identify what Microsoft software product a given product key is meant to activate? Let's say for example I had the product key ...
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1answer
2k views

why do i need visual c++ 2008 redistributable

I have Microsoft visual c++ 2008 redistributable x64 installed on my computer it takes up 4GB of space from which i could greatly benefit from gaining. I don't understand why i need the visual c++ on ...
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1answer
762 views

Word 2010 using Windows 8

I just purchased an HP All-in-one desktop with Windows 8 and installed Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010. It was working perfectly for about a week. Now when I open Word to create a ...
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3answers
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CMD - Why “start winword” works but just “winword” doesn't

Assume Microsoft Office is installed. Consider the following batch file: REM the following line successfully launches Microsoft Word start winword REM none of the following commands work to launch ...
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2answers
216 views

Windows 8 upgrade to windows 8 Pro

My customer purchased windows 8 and only windows 8 pro has the capability to join to the domain. Windows 7 had an upgrade key which you can purchase at any store and you can upgrade windows 7 home ...
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1answer
214 views

Upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 8. Then downgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 7

Is it possible to upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 8 and then downgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 7?
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1answer
666 views

How many times can a Win 7 Professional serial be activated?

Not doing any piracy work but I format my computer some times more than I should. I hear that there is a number of times a win 7 key can be used for activation. is that true? If so how many times can ...
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0answers
273 views

Outlook Error for users who upgraded to Outlook 2010 from 2003/2007 (PC)

There are several users I support who have upgraded to Microsoft Outlook 2010 from Outlook 2003/2007 who recieve this error, "You are not responding to the latest message in this conversation", when ...
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0answers
98 views

work with huge 15000 lines excel files containing formulas

We work on a huge excel file. it contains a sheet setting 22000 lines We use Excel 2011 on Mac and Windows on Intel i7 with 8Gb Ram. We have disabled the automatic computation of the file the file ...
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2answers
138 views

What causes blue screen of death? [closed]

What are the causes of a blue screen of death?
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1answer
144 views

Windows feature to prevent limited account from login when admin logon is switched off

I am using Windows XP SP2, I have two user accounts (admin and limited), So I wish there could any windows feature when I login as admin and switch user (I mean lock screen), then limited user can't ...
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3answers
635 views

Upgrading to Windows 8 and keeping Windows 7

If I pay the $39.99 for the upgrade from Windows 7, will I still be able to use my Windows 7 license on another PC? I know it probably isn't supposed to work, but does anyone know for sure?
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2answers
4k views

Windows XP Microsoft Update web page continuous reload loop

So I go to update.microsoft.com. Run the ActiveX, and then the page loads, and says Done on the status bar. However, nothing happens. Windows updater does not run on the page. I have isntalled the ...
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1answer
897 views

What does “EULAID:WX.2_PRO_OEM_EN” mean in the EULA?

Simply put, can anyone tell me what the following line precisely means? EULAID:WX.2_PRO_OEM_EN It's from my Windows XP Installation CD. I googled EULA IDs and I found quite a few other types, but ...
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2answers
261 views

USB Drive - The device can perform faster

When ever I plugin my Pen Drive it shows the device can perform faster. What does it mean? If I plugin to the USB port near by will it transfer data at faster rate
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1answer
191 views

windows 8 release preview stop working during installation progress at 50 - 60

i m currently installing (i am currently upgrading from windows 7) windows 8 release preview on my dell n411z laptop pc. But when it reach at progress of 50 -60, it stop working gives error message ...