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Cannot install Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter after uninstallation

In short, I don't have Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter, needed to start WiFi hotspot using netsh, and cannot install it again. I have Windows 8.1. Once I saw it in the state "not working ...
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Windows: What is a virtualized process?

I have MinGW and MSYS installed and never really cared about how the binaries work. However, today I opened Process Explorer and realized that I have some virtualized processes: I know that usually ...
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Very complex networking requirement: reverse internet connection sharing through virtual wifi router

As a contractor, I have 2 laptops: one is provided by the client (client-laptop) and one is my personal/contractor laptop ("personal-laptop"). Client-laptop has a docking station and a hard-wired LAN ...
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XP Mode under Win 7 Professional: Windows Activation Update failure despite activated Windows

I am trying to install Windows XP Mode from here: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/download.aspx (the Hardware-Assisted Virtualization Detection Tool has given me the green for proceeding) ...
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Tips on setting up a virtual lab for self-learning networking topics [closed]

I'm trying to self-learn the following topics on Linux (preferably Fedora): Network programming (using sockets API), especially across proxies and firewalls Proxies (of various kinds like ...
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How to check if a drive is physical or virtual?

At my work a guy is trying to locate some problems with a drive. The thing is we have more than 400 drives, physical and virtual. We're using Windows 2008 Server. My question is, can we somehow see ...
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Windows (7): virtual folders with newest files

Is there a functionality in Windows (or a third party app) to have a virtual folder containing links to files from a physical directory (and it's sub directories) which are not older than, say, 7 ...
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Is there a way to have a DVD/CD virtual drive installed and store DVDs in an .iso file?

I'm currently playing Crysis, but I also like to play Worms Armageddon sometimes and both of them need their respective DVDs to run. I'd like to know if there's a way to copy the files off the DVD, ...
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Create a .msi from a vm

A few years ago I worked a temp job where they created. msi files using an application that scanned a VMware virtual machine once, you then booted it up installed the thing you wanted and shut it ...
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Install multiple OS on the same machine - without a host

This should not be a duplicate, as I tried searching for this specific question and came up with nothing. Is it possible to install multiple operating systems (like Windows 7, Linux) on the same ...
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Xmodmap configuration

On my Debian Linux machine Ctrl+Alt+F1 is bound to a virtual terminal. I can see the corresponding entry by running xmodmap -pke keycode 67 = F1 XF86_Switch_VT_1 F1 XF86_Switch_VT_1 Per this ...
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How to set up virtual users in vsftpd?

I've read this tutorial: http://howto.gumph.org/content/setup-virtual-users-and-directories-in-vsftpd/ My configuration is as follow: ---vsftpd.conf--- listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO ...
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Dual boot Linux / Windows 7 + Window 7 virtual machine under Linux + licensing

Is it legal to use single Windows 7 (home basic) license to install windows on host AND on virtual machine running under Linux on the same host? It will be physically different installations ...
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Create a virtual network interface using the iproute2 “ip link” command with a spoofed MAC address

How can I create a virtual interface similar to the following ifconfig command? $ sudo ifconfig eth1 hw ether 00:01:02:aa:bb:cc SIOCSIFHWADDR: No such device ThisΒ does not work. I want to set ...
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how to log on host if dc on virtual server

If my only Domain Controller is on a Windows 2008 Hyper-v server then do I always have to use a local (non-domain) credentials to login to the host server & the Hyper-v server after a reboot? I ...
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Mount directory as virtual dvd/cd (not disk)

I would like to emulate mounting as a virtual cd or dvd, so Mac OS X Lion thinks it is a real cd / dvd. I have already tried ToastMount, however it hasn't been compiled for Intel processors and I ...
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How to increase VirtualBox virtual drive actual size?

I have selected "dynamically allocated" mode upon creating virtual drive. I was thinking it will grow automatically up to maximum size. But it constantly has "actual size" of 4Gb and does not growing ...
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How to clone a HDD and then use the clone with VMware (so that Windows works!)?

I have a system on which Windows 7 is installed, and I am trying to make a clone of its HDD image, which I then want to use in my main PC with VMware, so that I can boot Windows 7 off the cloned HDD. ...
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Dell laptop keeps detecting a Virtual Generic Non-PnP Display Device

One day out of nowhere, my Dell Studio 1747 laptop started detecting two display devices: One Generic PnP Device and another Generic Non-PnP Device. I don't have two devices so how is it detecting ...
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Setting up VPSs for Students

I'm an information technology instructor at a community college. I'm looking for a solution to provide students a virtual private server where they can have their own linux/whatever box to use for an ...
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Windows 7 hosted network

I have to use a wired conection to my PC and i'd like to connect my android phone to the internet over Wi-Fi. I tried using the new Wireless Hosted Network functionality in Windows 7, but my phone ...
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print to a “physical printer”?

A web sitewants me to print to a physical printer... How can they know if i'm using a real, physical printer or just OneNote? (BTW, they only know about your default...here is the site i'm talking ...
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I/O error while cp from CD to HDD

I'm trying to create a local repo from my RHEL6 disk. Some of the .rpms I'm able to copy, others give me this error: cp: reading 'filename': Input/Output error It's the original RedHat disk, and ...
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Set up a virtual LAN with a PC behind internal IP

I have a Tonidoplug running on Ubuntu Linux at home which has a NAS attached to it. The problem is, the cheap Internet service provider that I am using at home basically only assigned me an internal ...
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How can I repair Windows XP virtually?

I want to repair my Windows XP, but my laptop's DVD ROM doesn't work, and all the time I've had to boot from a USB drive to install an OS. So now I want to repair Windows XP due to some problems. I ...
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VirtualBox Stops Wifi working

I have a Toshiba Satellite which has a Realtek RTL8187B Wireless 802.11b/g 54Mbps USB 2.0 Network Adapter. Whenever I start a Virtual Machine in Virtualbox my wireless connection stops working. It is ...