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Laptop single beep at startup after it has been disabled, why?

Just got a used laptop and the thing beeps like mad. I have disabled all beeps in the BIOS and in Windows device manager AND I have run the command sc config Beep start= disabled. I no longer have any ...
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how do i fix this, it appears each time Windows 7 starts. [duplicate]

This is the message that appears at startup. there was a problem starting c:\users\name\appdata\local\conduit\backgroundcontainer\backgroundcontainer.dll the specifiedmodule could not be found. ...
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How to fix bluescreen in windows 7 with multi-boot?

I have HP laptop 6730S with two Operating systems : Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit Centos 6.4 64Bit The GRUB2 is not installed in MBR, use Windows' bootloader. After I choose Windows in the start, ...
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Sony Vaio VNG-NW11S or PCG-7171M starting probems

My laptop (Sony Vaio) won't turn on. When I press power button, I have some noise but nothing happens for few minutes and the screen stays black. If I keep pressing the power button, it finally turns ...
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Start Node Js Server Automatically on Pc Start Up

I have a Node Server. And I want that my Node Server starts automatically when my Pc Starts. Right Now I am doing this Manually. Like this: First I open Command Prompt. Then I Type cd node ...
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Computer Hangs at Startup Screen

I recently updated my win7 HP Pavilion p6000 PC and it sort of hanged halfway while shutting down (part of the updating process) so I used the button to manually turn it off. Now I can't get my PC ...
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Windows 8.1 Settings database cannot be constructed properly

windows 8.1 Pro upgrade gives following Fatal Error: "Settings database cannot be constructed properly" But it still loads OK into Metro screen: How to correct?
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How to run app on startup as different user?

I have MineCraft server, and I need run it every time I start Debian. I solved it, but it always run as root. I need it run as normal user.
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Deleting Windows.old when disk cleanup fails

I have an old Windows installation file, Windows.old and I want to get rid of it. I have tried to get ownership of it, didn't help. Have tried disk cleanup, again this didn't help. Disk cleanup just ...
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Autorun .bat file with no admin rights in Windows 7

I want to try to run .bat file just after loading windows 7 system, but the problem is that i have no rights of admin and the UAC is on. Is that possible? Or maybe is it possible to write the program ...
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Where are disabled autostart programs stored? Somewhere in the registry?

I know that the programs that run with Windows are stored in the registry under (inn both HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE and HKEY_CURRENT_USER): - /Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Run - ...
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What HTML5/CSS3 capable browser to use for “single-app” exposal to public? [closed]

Seeing no activity with this, I think I should ask a little differently. I've been given a task to set up a Linux machine that'd automatically log in and start certain app, ultimately, disabling any ...
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Startup error BackgroundContainer.dll on windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I have the same problem with this topic! How to resolve BackgroundContainer.dll error on startup? The thing is i did everything that says in answer but i)I found nothing when i started regedit.exe ...
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How to resolve BackgroundContainer.dll error on startup?

When I start my desktop it gives me an error about BackgroundContainer.dll. How to get rid of it? I found nothing when i started regedit.exe and searched (F3 or CTRL+F) for BackgroundContainer.dll ...
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On startup: play ppt slideshow on secondary screen in fullscreen

I intend to have a slideshow running on my secondary screen upon startup (once the user is logged in). Preferably a slideshow displaying a PowerpointPresentation, but a slideshow with PDF might do as ...
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Computer making beep sounds

i left the computer downloading with IDM and told it to shut down when the download is finished, when i came back i pressed the power button and i got 1 long beep and 2 short beeps then it keeps ...
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Open a specific application on user login in windows

I am working on an application. My requirement is to open a specific application whenever a user logs in, so the workflow is something like this : I have a cloud machine setup at amazon ec2 The ...
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Samsung Laptop booting problems

I'm quite curios if anyone ever encountered this problem before. I have a samsung laptop, around 1 year old. I've been experiencing some start up issues. I turn on the laptop, and the samsung ...
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Remove or disable NetworkManager?

I installed wicd on my Fedora19. The main reason is that I could not get NetworkManager icon displayed in my tint2 system tray (I am using Openbox3.5.2). Now that I am not using NetworkManager ...
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Execute script after the window manager loads

I want to start a few applications right after my wm (dwm) loads, where can I put my script so this happens? I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and using dwm.
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launching applications/terminals with curses-based programs running at startup dwm

I just configured most of dwm to my liking and I want to now set it up so that as soon as I log in, chromium is launched in the first tag with monacle (I have pertag installed), a terminal window is ...
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How to start a service on startup on Debian headless server (Raspberry Pi)?

I would like to start aria2 as a daemon on startup on Raspberry Pi headless server (no GUI, just SSH access) I created a service aria2cRPC that starts the application (got help from: ...
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Computer reboots after POST with one hard drive but not the other

I received a hard drive for a boot partition. I copied the old partition over using DiskCopy. After the copy, the computer would not boot with both drives in and the new drive as the primary; ...
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After 5 minutes desktop boot, some program(s) starts on Windows 7

The system is Windows 7, 32 bits. I have started only Thunderbird, Skype, 7 Sticky Notes and Look'n'Stop firewall. 5 minutes after system boot and full desktop load, I get a busy cursor, the windows ...
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How to start a watch process for a bash script that sends notifications? (ubuntu 13.04)

I have written a bash script that monitors the output of sensors and uses notify-send to alert me when my notebook is overheating. I start the script with watch -n 15 fullscriptname and also added ...
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Drag-and-drop files onto applications in Windows 8

I've having this recurring problem the man described in this thread: Windows 8 - can't drag files from Explorer and drop on applications To summarize, it's about the impossibility to ...
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Copy Linux liveUSB causes errors with init.d scripts - Impossible..?

Please post your thoughts ideas or anything you may come up with. I would be very interested to see what anybody else is thinking. The Overall Problem When I install a simple Java application ...
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Window XP start script before service

PC with Windows XP prof. controls small production line. On Windows start-up I want to backup production data (created last day) before system starts particular service and application. How to start ...
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How to change Windows 8 boot logo (OEM style)?

I know HP, Lenovo, Dell, etc. change the Windows 8 boot logo to match their logo. I would like to do that for a custom-made computer that I built running Windows 8. I'm not refering to the BIOS screen ...
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How to mount a network drive with authentication at startup on Mac OS X?

I need to keep a network drive mounted at all times. I figured out how to mount it at startup, but this requires a password that changes every 3 months. How can I get around having to change the ...
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When booting I sometimes get “No bootable device…” , sometimes it works

It says like, i should check my motherboard-handbook or something. I press ctrl-alt-del and it works again. Yesterday i got an only "Bootfailure" with "Press a key" , next restart it works again... ...
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Startup program run before Modern UI?

I have a desktop (not Modern UI) program that is set to run at startup using the registry key currentversion\run. I want it to be the very first thing the user sees, however it only pops up once the ...
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Laptop not starting up after trip - lights are on but it's dead

I have an eMachines E525 that I just brought when traveling by airplane. After arriving the computer won't start. The LEDs showing the computer has power light up when I turn it on. The fan operates ...
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New Microsoft icon appearing in taskbar when Windows starts-up

What is this and how do I disable it? I have Windows 7 and Office 2013 installed. I have looked in the registry at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run but the only entery ...
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Delaying a startup program using regedit

i am looking to delay a program at startup for 2 mins, i know there are startup programs out there but need a registry tweek as i need then to push it out as a GPO to 200 machines. can anyone advise ...
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Windows 8 running autohotkey script on startup

I am running Windows 8.1 Pro (RTM) 64bit and made a shortcut to a autohotkey script in shell:startup. (Alt-drag and dropped the script into there to create a shortcut) Autohotkey is set to run as ...
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How to check startup status with update-rc.d?

I want to check startup status with update-rc.d like chkconfig --list nginx. How can I do it? I'm using now like this command ls -l /etc/rc?.d/*nginx. But if there is a proper command for it, I want ...
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What to do when “msconfig” cannot stop an app from starting?

I'm using Windows 7, 64 bit, I'm having an issue with Private Tunnel, it's a VPN application. It keeps starting when Windows start, even though it's not supposed to. These are the only apps that are ...
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avoid System Repair

A coworker had an electrical hit and lost usage of usb and ps2 on her computer. I added in a pci to usb card to get it back to "usable"...The usb ports seem to be inactive until windows boots, have no ...
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Error after starting Windows 7

Every time I start windows 7,I get the following error: What is this and how can I solve it?
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Autostart applications don't start during first boot after sysprep on Windows 8

I'm running an autotest application that involves sysprepping Windows. What I've noticed (specifically on Windows 8) is that after sysprep is done and the machine finally boots up, none of the ...
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Save/Load state of startup applications and services before clean boot Windows

My computer (Windows 8) is running slow and I need to understand exactly which startup application or service is causing this. When doing a clean boot every startup item or service that isn't ...
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how to boot without power button

How can I start up my computer without using a power button? I think I have a broken power button (not completely sure, but pretty sure) and I want to know how to make it start up without using a ...
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Windows 8 not booting at all

I am using a Lenovo ThinkPad Twist with Windows 8, and it isn't booting at all. It doesn't even show the Lenovo logo or anything. It makes no sound, nothing. It used to work. It stopped working after ...
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Creating a custom GUI. App/DE/WM?

I am starting with this project of mine of writing a custom UI for linux. What would happen is: The computer would boot into this UI which would not be the typical taskbar/icons/startbutton kind of ...
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What's this start up item?

Recently I installed some software and uninstalled it. After that, the following pop window always show up when my desktop starts. I am using Win8. Could anyone tell me how to locate this bad start up ...
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Dell insperon 545 won't power up after being switched off for 2 weeks whilst on holiday, has solid green LED but nothing else

No problems before this. Standard build. Tried power off and resetting for 60 seconds to no avail. Is there anything else simple that I can try before getting somebody who knows more than me (that ...
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How do I start Google Keep on Windows 8 startup

I have this way of working on my computer: I usually have it started a little before I wake up by the BIOS so that when I wake up I have a fresh desktop with all the programs already open, since I put ...
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Windows 7 will not boot normally

Windows will not boot normally, or rather will not boot all the way. When it boots it will almost reach the logon screen, getting to where it says "Please wait", then it will flicker back and forth ...
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Can I set media to be played on the startup in Ubuntu 13.04?

Can I set media to be played on the startup in Ubuntu 13.04? I mean when the ubuntu is starting up can i set music or video or at least a photo to be shown on start up? I had a trouble doing this on ...