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How to automatically run an app as administrator and make its UI visible to non-admin users under Windows 8

I have found many examples of how to get apps to automatically start and run (without UAC prompting), but have not managed to find one that allows the app's UI to be visible to a non-admin account. ...
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Windows 7 fails to start after shut down

I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit on a 2-year old Lenovo SL510 laptop. This is the current issue: Windows fails to start after the computer shuts down. It gets to the Windows logo load screen and ...
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trouble with startup after power failure

The last few times the power went out I have had trouble restarting. The monitor shows entering power save mode. I then hold the start button in to cold boot. After the flashing amber light goes on ...
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How to remove “Intel Anti Theft device cannot be detected” error message on boot?

Whenever I boot up the laptop the following error message pop-ups: There is a problem with Intel Anti Theft Device can not be detected* (*not word for word) I believe that Intel Anti-Theft was ...
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Lenovo ideaPad s10-2 - Boot.ini numproc

I'm using a Lenovo ideaPad s10-2 with Windows XP Home. What is the default value of numproc under Boot.ini? (run >msconfig >boot.ini) Thanks.
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How to allow root user to start up under FileVault 2 in Lion?

I just enabled Whole-Disk Encryption (under the name FileVault 2) in Mac OS X Lion. In the setup process, I was asked to select the users whose passwords can unlock the startup disk. I have the root ...
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Is there a way to start the flash player (or program) in full screen through the shortcut target command?

I am trying to start flash on start up in full screen. Are there any commands that i can execute in the shortcuts target path to tell the program to start in full screen? (Not maximized) So something ...
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Is CHKDSK stalling?

I have a Lenovo Y510p running on Win8.1. I've tried running a CHKDSK on boot but power issues with the charger meant it died while it was running(11%). I tried SHIFT+F8 to try restarting into safe ...
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Boot Windows 8 with Modern UI and a desktop application, in split screen view, feasible?

The way I expect this to work is as follows: Windows 8 starts and executes code, scripts or configurations... The Desktop application is launched and goes full screen The RT application is launched ...
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Ubuntu boot not available at startup

I have partitioned my internal hard drive and installed Mac OS X Mountain Lion on one partition and Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr on the other. The installation was done via alt/option key at startup ... ...
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Crash on startup between agpcpq.sys and acpi.sys — Win XP

My Dell Latitude D505 laptop is not booting. In normal mode, the Windows XP startup screen displays, and then goes blank and hangs indefinitely. In safe mode, it lists drivers up to agpCPQ.sys, and ...
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Win7 Welcome Screen lock up and BlackSOD even after System Recovery

I'm not an IT tech but very computer savvy and the goto guy for family, friends and colleagues when they have computer questions or issues. System Information: Stock Best Buy Lenovo IdeaPad B570 ...
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PC won't start unless I reset CMOS

Situation: My PC is dead in the water. Both power buttons (Case/MB) have no effect. If I pull the power cable, reset CMOS, reconnect the power cable, then press either power button the PC fires right ...
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Windows doesn't put computer to sleep or turn it off after turning it on for maintenance

I've configured Windows to turn my computer on during the night to perform maintenance: However, I've found that after it does this and finishes maintenance, it doesn't put the computer to sleep, ...
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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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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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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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Startup disk creator crashes in Ubuntu 12.10

I have been using this tool since the time I started using ubuntu. But, suddenly startup disk creator crashes as soon as bootloader files are added to the usb stick. I dont know why it crashes. Is ...
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xrandr config not loading properly at startup from .xprofile

I'm using xrandr to rescale the resolution on a netbook (Ubuntu 12.10). When I run the following command it works fine: xrandr --output LVDS1 --mode 1024x600 --panning 1280x720 --scale 1.25x1.2 ...
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Add startup program to Windows Server 2008 r2

I'm not actually sure if this is possible but I have three programs I want to run when the server starts. The thing is I would like it if they ran without anyone actually logging in. Right now I RDP ...
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Dell desktop won't power up

I have a Dell Dimension 9190 running Windows XP, 2GB RAM (4x 512MB) about 6 yrs old. Since a few years ago the sleep mode would cause some trouble by not waking up with mouse or keyboard. It required ...
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How to make my laptop see my battery on Windows 8 startup

So when I first boot into my computer, I can't use the system tray power icon since it doesn't think that its a laptop. So in order to get the icon enabled I go into device manager and scan for new ...
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Unsuccessful startup of Gateway LT27

I turn on my Gateway LT27 and get the message "No bootable device - Please restart system". If I hit F2 to get into setup mode, it just hangs. Once in a while, when I reboot, I randomly press a ...
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Laptop (hp dv4 media edition) not starting windows

My windows was running smoothly during an update of anti virus. After the download it required a restart and did that automatically. Once it restarted the computer, the machine got stuck at the ...
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I need help logging into my windows 8 computer or setting it to factory settings

I can't access my desktop on windows 8 using my windows live account. It tells me to change my password which I do from my xbox since I can't get online with my laptop and I have looked through the ...
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Does turning off fast startup stop Windows 8 from writing services to disk?

I have an SSD drive on the way that I plan to install Windows 8 onto, however, I want to minimize disk write to the SSD drive as much as possible. Does unchecking "Turn on fast startup" in the System ...
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Why isn't my Windows 7 x64 laptop hibernating properly?

Usually when I put my Windows 7 x64 Acer TravelMate 5520 laptop into hibernation nowadays, it starts back up in this screen: Text in picture: Windows did not shut down successfully. If this ...
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Win 7: After Acer Recovery, goes back to Start-up Repair Loop

I could really use some help with this. I've tried everything I can think of, have scoured the net for solutions and trouble-shooting ideas. The post is long but I want to give a clear picture of what ...
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Disabling Autorun For Multiple Remote Desktop Connections On Windows Server 2008?

I have a few programs that run at startup. But it becomes very annoying when another client enters to the session with Remote Desktop Connection. The server starts to run the same processes. This is ...
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How can I create a VPN connection via a startup script?

I am trying to deploy a VPN connection to all laptops on my Domain via the startup script. It has to be done at startup and not login as the connection has to be available to all users and they don't ...
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When I restart my computer then sometimes it hang at BIOS

I have seen that when I restart my computer then sometimes (6/10) it hangs at screen where its says Press f2 for setup at BIOS Then processor starts making too much noise with fan I have to gain ...
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Thinkpad X201 freezing on startup

I recently purchased a Lenovo Thinkpad X201 with Windows 7 x64. The computer arrived packed and new. We installed the most basic programs on it: Office 2010, Winrar and a printer. After about a week, ...
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Block writing in sections of registry run, services, drivers

I'm looking for a program block (ask me for permission) writing in sections of registry Run (RunOnce), Services, Drivers. Before I used Ad-Aware 1.06, but now it's out of date. New versions Ad-Aware ...
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lucid lynx runaway process

I am runnning lucid lynx with a gnome desktop. After uninstalling the klipper program there is a new and unwelcome process that begins at startup and takes around 66% of my cpu time. According to ...
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Why does a website opens each time I log into Windows

Each time I log into Windows, my default browser Firefox opens this specific website: http://www.future.net.bd/login?dst=http%3A%2F%2Fgo.microsoft.com%2Ffwlink%2F%3FLinkID%3D219472%26clcid%3D0x409 ...
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Vista 64 boot/bcd error, no installation disk, no cd-rom drive

I am having a boot/bcd error with my install of Vista 64 bit. The Computer is like 6 years old, and I don't have the installation disk, and my cd-rom drive is broken and does not read cds. If I were ...
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Synergy 1.5 startup

I just reinstalled the OS and synergy on an XP machine (client), updating synergy to 1.5 in the process. It used to run at system start up so I could use it to log in, but now it won't start until I ...
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Run a .ahk on stratup

In Windows 7, I used to copy .ahk files to start-up folder to make them to start automatically. But this does not work in Windows 8. Is there any solution?
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Is it possible to bypass the 5-second delay in EFI shell?

Due to my unusual hardware configuration, i am forced to set two PCI registers using the mm EFI command before being able to boot Windows. Right now i have a build of the EFI shell (my mobo does not ...
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Unable to burn Windows ISO from Fedora

First of all, English is not my native tongue, so apologies for any mistakes. My computer recently started prompting that it can't launch Windows successfully. So I just choose start Windows ...
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Windows 8 stuck at start up due to infinite update

I've bought Windows 8 little less then a year ago and now it seems to be stuck. My computer starts up, I see the Windows logo, then I get this blue update screen that simply will not go away. All ...
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Computer not starting, when trying to load startup repair remains on black screen

I've been having trouble with my computer lately. Mainly getting lots of blue screen shutdowns but appear to be fine once I run startup repair and boot it again. I saved the info about the bluescreen ...
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Laptop black display on boot. Works on rare occasion. No Fan. No cursor. Not booting to windows

I've got an ASUS K70AB Windows 7 laptop. It was in storage for over a year because a couple keys broke off and the power charger was lost. I installed a new keyboard (very simple to pop out the old ...
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Data Recovery for laptop hard drive windows 7 connected via usb

I would be grateful if you can assist me with a bit of an urgent problem (for me!) I have a Lenova laptop and windows would not start and nor would it allow the repair function to repair and restart ...
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Can't add anything to startup and default apps

I'm using Windows 8.1. Whenever I click a torrent file it asks for the default app, in the list there isn't any of my torrent apps. When I manually select BitTorrent.exe, It doesn't open it and It ...
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Tap Win Adapter installs every start of Win 8.1 a new TAP adapter apears

I have a problem since nearly 2 or 3 month now. Every time I start win 8.1 64 Bit a new Tap Win32 Adapter OAS and a V9 Tap adapter appears in the system and my internet is getting worse. Can somebody ...
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Windows 8 Not Launching Startup Apps

I've noticed that sometimes Windows 8.1 isn't consistent in the apps loaded at startup. Sometimes some apps are missing and haven't started, but not always. The apps are mainly in ...
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Windows 7 x64 Startup repair infinite loop

Last night my windows PC took a significantly longer than normal to shut down and appeared slower than usual this morning (slow start-up, hanging). After a reboot, it appears I'm not longer able to ...
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Sometimes after Windows startup and user login, not all 'autorun' applications are started. Why?

Did you ever experience the same? After you turn on (or reboot) your Windows PC, in about 1 of 10 times it happens that about 2/3 of programs designed/assigned to be launched automatically (either on ...
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How to schedule an app to launch on system startup in OSX from command line?

I have seen answers where they recommend using launchctl. However, launchcd is meant for running services which is supposed to continue to run in background. It seems launchcd also relaunches the ...