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Advice regarding Resetting one of two hard drives on my machine

Just want some help and expert advice. I have 2 desktops. One from 2005 and the other a relatively newer one. Both machines are working. However I am disposing off the older desktop but have decided ...
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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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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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Invoking 'Hotkey Mode' in IO Gear's GCS632U KVM Switch

Awhile ago I changed the switch port key to left control on my IO Gear USB Switch and I'd like to change it back to Scroll Lock. When I did this, I have some memory of believing that I had found an ...
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Bash: Reset and Clear Commands

I have been using the command: reset to clear my terminal. Although I am pretty sure this is not what I should be doing. Reset, as the name suggests resets your entire terminal (changes lots of ...
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How do i recover windows 7 on my alienware m17x laptop, without any recovery discs

I cannot re-install Windows 7 on my Alienware m17x 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 that ...
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Windows 8.1 reset

I recently had a massive crash on my Windows 8.1 partition, which has rendered it (practically) unusable. I tried to do a refresh, but the problem is, I have a Windows 8 install disk, not 8.1, and ...
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How to reset a Fritz!Box DSL router to factory settings?

I need to change the setting of router Fritz Box. The setting were set by another person. I can't connect to router using cable, may be standard port or address were changed. So the only option is to ...
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Reset vTiger 5.4 password

A while ago I installed vTiger on a server for a co-worker. He forgot his password and asked me to reset it. There are some threads out there telling you how to reset the password on older versions of ...
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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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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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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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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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Canon imageCLASS: how do I perform a factory reset?

I'm having trouble with a Canon imageCLASS MF8450c printer/scanner/copier (it fails to save scans to SMB shares). I've eliminated the obvious problems, so now I am just looking to do a factory reset ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lost Administrator Password for Windows 2003 R2 Enterprise Server

I am trying get an unused server up and running, it booted fine but i was greeted with the login window and none of the known passwords seem to work. The server I am trying to get to work is not a ...
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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 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 to make password reset disk windows

I don't have floppy drive on my computer. Is there any way that i can make the password reset disk in a folders so that when i lose my passowrd then i can choose that folder to work as password reset ...
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How to reset a FON SIMPL wireless router

I have a FON SIMPL Wireless router, and I need to reset it to factory default settings. The problem is, there simply isn't a reset button or hole I can insert a paperclip in to. Can't find anything ...
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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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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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How to restore icons to default in Windows 7

Installed a theme by "ZeusOSX". The problem is that I removed all the files, copied back the dll's, did a sfc /scannow (which still found some problem) and now I still have the MAC like folder icons. ...
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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 force hcitool scan

I'm using hcitool to discover BT devices. hcitool scan I works great but when it succeeds, the successive invocations will return the contents of the discovery cache and return immediately. I need ...
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How to reset a bricked Belkin Router model F5D7230

We have recently purchased a brand new Belkin wireless/g router model F5D7230-9. Version 9000zh. After getting it configured and having it run successfully for about a month it crashed (DHCP, Wifi ...
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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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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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How to reset the password on a Windows 7 netbook?

I forgot my password on my Windows 7 netbook and I don't have a password reset disk. How can I get in? It's a brand new laptop so I wouldn't mind doing a system restore but I can't even do that since ...
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Windows 7 Keyboard Repeat Rate and Delay are Reset on Resume from Standby / Sleep

I always keep my keyboard repeat rate at the maximum and the delay at the minimum for optimal keyboard responsiveness. Under Windows 7 however, I have found that the rate and delay are reset to the ...