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Win7 resets HKCU/Environment/Temp and TMP on login

I once had a fresh installation of Win7 on an SSD drive. Bearing in mind what you always hear about write cycles on these things, first thing I did was changing the TEMP/TMP variables of SYSTEM and my ...
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KOBO touch will not restart [closed]

I have done a factory reset on my Kobo Touch. Now it will not restart. It cycles round the restoring screen and then a white screen that looks like it might restart and the back to the restoring ...
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Resetting a router with same name and password

If I would reset my router and set the name and password to exactly the same, would the devices that already saved the WiFi information connect to the router without any problems and without realizing ...
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What does the reset button on a modem do?

I've been having trouble with my Zyxel VDSL modem not saving settings, so I figured if I reset it, then it might clear the memory. But these existing settings are still there afterward. So what ...
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How to undo system reset Windows 8

I hit the reset link instead of restore by mistake, is there any way to recover the files deleted through this, or to undo the reset?
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Reset BIOS to Factory-Shipped BIOS

So here's the deal. I'm considering flashing an "unlocked" BIOS to my notebook so I can overclock the processor. I'm running a Inspiron 1545 with Win7, a Core2Duo T9400m(2.53 Ghz, 6Mb Cache, FSB ...
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Reset a single USB port

I have some USB devices, that sometimes need to be physically removed and plugged back in. They are mostly USB mobile broadband devices. For some cases I only have to unplug the device and put it back ...
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How do i recover windows 7 on my alienware m17x laptop, without any recovery discs

i cannot get to re-install windows 7 on my alienware m17 x laptop,I've tried a few ways by pressing f8 but had no luck. when i get to the boot menu with the options to restore, the alienware option ...
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Computer resets randomly? [closed]

I have recently upgraded my machine with another 8GB ram stick to 24GB. However, ever since I have random poweroffs (no BSoD, nothing in error logs) followed by a regular boot. They occur completely ...
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Win 7 Connection keep change and Reset user costumization always fail

I am running Windows 7, I don't have any visual studio in my laptop. Every day after starting up my connection change to using proxy. some times change into automaticly will only last for several ...
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Does windows 8 system reset remove maleware?

I think I may have gotten a virus/malware. According to the first answer to this post: How do I get rid of malicious spyware, malware, viruses or rootkits from my PC? I should do a re-format of the ...
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Performing A Factory Reset On My Laptop

If I perform a factory reset on my laptop and sell, is it all possible for the person to whom I sold the laptop to access my files; in other words, are any traces of old files left behind, which the ...
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Reset Windows 8 (Partitions) [duplicate]

Will Windows 8.1 reset tool erase all the partitions or only the one on which windows 8.1 is located? In case if there is data on one partition and windows 8.1 is on the other partition? Thank you!
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New system build off/on issue

I just built a new system with the following specs. The problem I'm having is when I do a reset or turn the computer on it exhibits behaviors I think are not normal but I'm not sure since its a UEFI ...
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Reset harddisk to previous date

I lost my Virtual Machine files, which were located in my hard disk. It is possible to get files from couple days ago back?
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How to reset USB device every boot (Windows)

My mouse (Saitek R.A.T.7) is not working well when i tun on my PC, X axis is not working as intended. I have to plug it out and then in to computer to make it work well. Is there some way to make ...
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How to reset Buffalo LinkStation password without erasing data?

Sadly my IT Admin suddenly passed away :( Unfortunately he did not take very good notes so now we don't know what our Buffalo LinkStation's admin user and password is. How can I reset the password ...
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What to do when machine fails a Prime95 stress test?

In an effort to diagnose the cause of random resets and freezes I have been running a series of stress tests on my two year old computer. Thus far the machine has passed nine hours of the Prime95 ...
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Factory reset for Canon MF4690 ImageClass?

I have a Canon MF4690 ImageClass. It has a lot of issues working with SMB. I've already tried to use the web interface for it which crashes after a few page views. I have called Canon support several ...
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Cannot Reinstall Windows 8 [duplicate]

My aim here is to reinstall Windows 8 Pro either by resetting or reinstalling from physical media, however I run into problems whichever option I want to use. Resetting Windows 8 from PC Settings ...
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my gateway laptop will not reboot

My gateway laptop model nx570xl originally rebooted normally. I don't know when it happened, but now when I try to reboot it keeps trying, but it never happens, forcing me to shut down and wait a ...
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How to reset outlook 2010 options to default settings

How can I reset the outlook 2010 default options that are accessed via the orange Ribbon File Tab > Options (left navi bar)? Searching online gives many step-by-stepp instruction in creating an ...
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How to prepare a MacBook for sale?

A couple years ago I purchased an older MacBook from Craigslist to do some iOS development. The previous owner had upgraded the machine to OS X, but didn't give me any discs with the computer. I no ...
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How does Netlimiter kill connection?

I'm using Netlimiter to kill TCP connection, using the Kill Connections command under Toolbox area. I inspect Wireshark and see that the server sends me RST packet. It seems Netlimiter first sent RST ...
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What is the difference between “unable to connect” and “connection was reset”?

These actual error message texts were extracted from my Firefox. But I suppose these describe two general scenarios in networking. The common thing in both is the end result, that I cannot reach data ...
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In Firefox, what exactly does “Reset Firefox” do?

What exactly does the "Reset Firefox" function do in Firefox? (Firefox->Help->Troubleshooting Information->Reset Firefox) It says that things get reset to their default state -- is there a precise ...
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Cannot run VLC after update (Win7)

I have just updated to 2.0.6 and cannot start VLC. On their site it says: If VLC doesn't even start anymore, delete VLC's configuration file ...Windows Vista/7: C:\Users\%username%\Application ...
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Will Windows 8 reset delete other partitions in one hard drive? [duplicate]

I want to reinstall my windows 8 system using the reset function. I have two partitions in my hard drive: C: and D:. Windows 8 is installed in the C: drive. If I reset my computer, will the files in ...
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How to get username/password of Netcomm modem?

I am trying to login to a Netcomm modem NB16VM but admin/admin doesn't work. How can I get the correct username/password? How do I do a hard reset of the modem? Will that revert the ...
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Hardware reset of ThinkPad T520 BIOS for misconfiguration

Long story short, I fried up my nVIDIA video card on the Lenovo ThinkPad T520 and did a stupid setting in BIOS to force to use that video card. Without surprise the screen is black when I boot the ...
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Need default password for MI424WR router

I've tried all combinations of admin/admin, admin/[blank], admin/password, admin/password1, admin/P@$$W0RD!, and all those. I also tried the password that it has printed on the router itself numerous ...
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Actiontec C1000a not factory resetting

I had changed around the ip settings on my C1000a dsl modem (which I'm trying to set up as a repeater since we no longer have dsl), and the issue is that I can no longer access the gui. I've tried ...
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Issues posting data on local server

I am running IIS 7 on my Windows 7 computer. The problem I am facing is if I am on a web page for too long, then go to make a POST request the server doesn't respond. If I make the POST request as ...
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Forgotten admin password, how to reset/re-install Windows 8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 8 locked because the password were lost, how can I change it without needing to reinstall it? A few weeks ago I set up a brand new Sony laptop running windows 8. ...
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How to reset MacOsX while keeping BootCamp?

I have MacOsX 10.8.2 installed on my MacBook Pro and Windows 8 licenced on a BootCamp partition. I have messed up my MacOsx partition (problems while programming, .h files not found, old applications ...
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Resetting Windows 8 password

Hello does anyone know of a way to remove or reset windows passwords in windows 8. Without logging in to windows first. In Windows 7 I used Hirens but it is not working for Windows 8. - I am talking ...
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Why is my computer randomly restarting? How can I fix it?

I have a custom built desktop computer that I've been using since about a year ago. The main specs are: ASUS P8Z68-V LE Motherboard Intel Core i7 2600k Corsair Vengeance 16GB Ram ASUS ENGTX570 GPU ...
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How to reset the screenshot counter in Windows 8?

In Windows 8, Win+PrtScr will automatically save a sequentially numbered screenshot at %UserProfile%\Pictures\Screenshots. The file names are of the form Screenshot (<index>).png. However, even ...
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Nexxt Solution Wireless Router resetting to factory default when I lose power

I have a Nexxt Solution 54M Wireless AP Router that resets every time it loses power.If I had changed the name, added a password and modified any other settings, everything goes back to factory ...
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What can cause the system to freeze in a way where even the reset button takes a long time to react?

What can be the reason for system freezes that are so "hard" that even the hardware reset button takes about 3 seconds until it actually resets the system (and then it actually powers down and up ...
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Thomson router reboots unexpectedly with an apparent remote connection attempt

I've got a weird problem. Every so often my rooter (a Thomson TG585 v8 running version 8.2.7.8 of it's firmware) reboots itself. It seems to be associated with this message in the event log: ...
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Wifi router flushing too often. IP collision or what?

I've needed like 6 months or so to track this issue with my Wifi router. Here are all the devices connected to my adsl router: LAN PC connected via LAN cable WIFI 4 mobile devices 1 tablet 1 laptop ...
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Chronic “Connection Reset” with new internet connection

I recently moved and switched to a new ISP. Since it was hooked up, I have been having experiencing a minute or two of "Connection Reset" whenever I try to navigate to a new website. This occurs ...
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My computer is totally messed up, how can I reset it?

Ever since I formatted a partition (which was separate from all my files) to allow OS X to install on it (which never even worked) it has created nothing but problems. I have like 3 windows.old ...
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Why does Windows warn that my password will expire when my account doesn't have one?

I have a Windows 7 virtual machine set up in Parallels on my Mac. There is only one administrator account set up, with no password, but Windows keeps warning that my password will expire and that I ...
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Connections to Cotendo CDN servers are unreliable [closed]

I've been having a lot of trouble viewing certain websites - Gawker Media, DeviantArt, etc. - and through further investigation they all appear to be using a CDN called Cotendo. On my machine, and ...
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How to Shutdown PC by Pressing Power Button without asking confirmations?

I always Hibernate my PC. Sometimes when I boot, it does not recognize the mouse/keyboard or any USB devices. I've also setup it to go in sleep in 5 minutes. In that case I can't restart the PC so ...
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Getting a “CPU over temperature error”, but temperatures seem to be normal

I built a PC with the following parts: CPU: i5-2500 Motherboard: Asus P8H67-M EVO rev 3.0 RAM: G-Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1333 Video: GTX 560-Ti 1GB I used a crappy (but functioning) ...
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How to plug power/reset buttons from case to motherboard leads?

I have a motherboard I salvaged from a pre-assembled computer. Except now I'm trying to use it in my own custom build. The problem is, this motherboard doesn't have any documentation because it was ...
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Reset BIOS on HP ProBook 4310s

I have a HP ProBook 4310s. I'm trying to reset the BIOS on it. When I took apart the laptop, I found that it doesn't have a CMOS battery to help me reset the password. Does anyone know how else I ...