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Need Batch file to unlock the windows 7 operating systems [on hold]

Need Batch file to unlock the windows 7 operating systems. Anyone please help me to resolve this.
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Why games with low system requirements are lagging?

I got a HP laptop and I dual-boot Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit with Kali Linux 64-bit.I installed Minecraft and Counter Strike to see how they are running and both of them were lagging a lot.I couldn't ...
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Windows 8.1 doesn't save wi-fi profile

Every time, i turn on my windows machine, i have to connect to my Wifi network manually. The WI-FI profile doesn't get saved automatically. As per Microsoft, windows stores the WI-FI profile when ...
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explorer or application does not resolve dns name but ping does

I made a win8pe with winbuilder everything works fine except that explorer does not resolve dns name, but it does work with ip address when try to access network server. for example, accessing ...
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Folder Redirection on Domain Controller Win Server 2008 [migrated]

This is a long post with a few questions in it. They are all related to the same issue though, and solving one or the other will probably solve the others. I did look on superuser for similar ...
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What archivers support symlinks on Windows?

I'd like to back up and restore directory trees that include symlinks created with "mklink /d" on Windows 7. Are there any free & open source archivers that support windows symlinks? winrar 5.1 ...
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increasing shrink space in windows 7

I am trying to install Linux on a machine that is currently running windows 7 home edition. I want to keep windows 7 and install windows in a partition. So I went to Disk Management, right-clicked ...
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windows 8.1 extremely long login

Hello I have just bought new computer. Asus g550jk. It came without Os, so i have installed win8.1 . It worked fine at the start but after few drivers and windows updates it developed very long login ...
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Extract outlook settings from a non-bootable drive

I have a hard drive that won't boot any more, but I can mount it in Windows on another computer. I'd like to extract all of the outlook settings from the dead drive so that I can replace the new ...
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How can I run a windows batch internal command remotely?

I have two Windows computers A and B, and I want to remotely run a command on computer B. I use the tool psexec, so on computer A I can run: psexec.exe \\10.0.0.2 -u user -p pasword ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad N580 - Windows 7 - Optiarc DVD RW AD-7740H

I recently formatted my IdeaPad N580 laptop, it came with Windows 8 installed and i downgraded to Windows 7, the Optiarc DVD RW device stopped working, more specifically it "works" but the drivers are ...
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To whom do I report a font bug in Windows? [duplicate]

Windows 8.1 x64 In apps like the Windows Notepad and Notepad++, when using the font Courier New, Bold Italic, size 9, the lowercase letter "L" is displayed in uppercase. I don't know if the problem ...
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What is Peer2View Client?

I put up a question earlier here in which I asked why java was run on my computer. After some googling I found that it was since Peer2View was run. However, this does not really solve the problem so I ...
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BSOD: BAD_POOL_HEADER (It happens often)

I have been expieriencing some BSODS from alot of time. Last time i was brosing the internet and then the BSOD came BAD_POOL_HEADER then i restarted the PC again when i was uninstalling a software it ...
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Where is Windows pulling this connection status/type from and can I edit it?

In the list of network connections I have, the LAN connection has a value of 'EData' where others have 'Not connected' or 'Unidentified network'. This seems to be the status or type of connection, ...
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Why is Java JRE running on my computer?

I have noticed that Java JRE is running on my computer. This even if there is seemingly no program that needs Java support. The questions are: How can I find out if there are any active (or inactive) ...
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Output redirection at the beginning of line

I'm used to specify output redirection on the end of the line like: echo blah > output.txt Both in Windows and *nix. Recently I'm seeing more and more examples that redirect at the beginning of ...
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Running 1080p on 4k resolution display

The native resolution of my laptop's 15.6" display is 3840 x 2160. Unfortunately, I found that the graphics on many applications didn't scale appropriately for this resolution, and were ...
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Automatically run executable files with third party program/script in Windows

It is possible to launch an exe file using a third party program through the context menu. My problem is that an exe file might be triggered by a script or by another application on which I don't ...
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Windows 8 tablet and a mouse

I need to buy a new computer or a tablet for school. Some new tablet computers have a keyboard and mouse, some of them don't. If I buy a tablet with Windows 8, will I be able to use a mouse?
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When using a 3rd party uninstaller on Windows, should I postpone reboot until after the leftover files are removed?

I'm using GeekUninstaller, because it's free and has pretty good reviews. Usually, I will choose the program I want to uninstall, go through the regular uninstallation process, and then ...
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WMIC - how to check if return empty value?

I'm making a batch file to make log of computer (I need save some informations before format PC's on my work...) So I found some commands to create this log, see: rem -- Windows Version wmic OS get ...
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How to convert a video file to XVID format?

I need to convert existing MP4 files to the XVID format with the .AVI extension. Specifically to something like this: I've tried Camtasia, Handbrake and VLC, but they don't seem to support this ...
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Windows 10 Boot Issue

I recently installed windows 10 on a second partition of the hard drive on my laptop. As soon as a installed the NVidia drivers and restarted the computer, all that shows up is a black screen with the ...
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rEFInd loads to splash screen, no HDD activity

I've installed rEFInd manually on Windows as was described on the official guide. However, when I hit F12 as my computer boots up and select "rEFInd Boot Manager", it refuses to load it. Instead, it ...
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How do I run Tomcat service as a specific user in Windows?

I needed to do this so that Tomcat could take advantage of some Active Directory stuff, and it took a lot of searching to get all the niggly bits sorted. Hopefully if I answer my own question here, it ...
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How to ping faster than every second in Windows [on hold]

right know I am facing a problem with finding a suitable pinging tool or solution how to to do thing described below. Requirements: Be able to send packets at least every 20ms (adjustable). Be able ...
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Picasa multiple logic TAGGING

However, what if I only want to see the pictures that have BOTH Billy and Joe in it (in the same picture, with two tags)? Or to take it a step further, is there a way to display all pictures of both ...
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When are quotes added to a file or folder path when dragged into a cli?

Like a CLI noob does, I often change directories by using the dragging the target folder into a command prompt to get its path. What's annoying, however, is that the path isn't wrapped in quotes, ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Windows Backup to 4TB volume (2x2 TB raid0) - Possible?

is that possible to backup windows server 2008 using wbadmin to 4tB (2x2tb raid0) volume? im wondering if that will have the same issues, when trying to backup windows server 2008 to single 3TB hard ...
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Windows installation is in arcane sector

I think I found out what causes the problem where Windows is unable to start due to a logo screen freezing. I think this is actually pretty much obvious. Previously, I had active Windows ...
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Route Windows application to specific network interface

I have two connections (one wired, one wireless, if relevant). One connection passes thru a proxy (which is not under my control) and is domain controlled. The other is a simple wireless connection ...
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we are using efonvnc server in wince 5 device, its getting shutdown after 1 hour

we are using efonvnc server in wince 5 device, problem is its getting shutdown after 1 hour. Our project needs windows systems to connect with wince 5 devices. we are using EfonVnc server in the ...
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ScreenSaver/Lock-Screen on Second third Monitor

I'm using win 8.1. My setup is a 3 monitor one. When I lock the pc, the pretty picture of the lock screen appears only on the main monitor, leaving the other 2 with a default "blue" screen. How can I ...
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How to set two breakpoints in one line in Chrome developer tools?

Trying to debug some JavaScript. In Internet Explorer (you know, that browser everybody loves?) it is very easy to set two breakpoints in one line. Let's say the line is like this in the HTML source: ...
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How do I add tasks for cmd.exe in Start Menu?

How do I add some custom tasks for cmd.exe in Start Menu?
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Outlook 2007 meeting cancellation issue

I am using Outlook 2007. Whenever, I cancel a meeting request I get a huge reply mail which contains logs of cancelling the request. Its just a minute wise details of what is happening in the ...
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Synergy Setup Issue

I am currently using synergy on my 3 Windows machines. The program works great except it doesn't realize that my Serve 1 screens are 4 and not one. Here is my current monitor set up. ...
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Samsung Notebook BIOS Failure after update

Regarding the thread "All boot options are tried loop" (after updating BIOS), i wanna thank Barlop (Applied his suggestion and it worked!), for the help and ask... What should i do now??? keep these ...
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Install windows to one hard drive but use another?

Is it possible to install windows to let's say a 60gb SSD but tell windows to allow folders such as: Program files Documents Pictures Movies And other miscellaneous storage types to be stored on ...
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Deleting dynamic partition to fix windows - urgent

I created new volume in order to install Debian in it. Once I succeeded.. Windows was unable to start. Freezes on Windows logo screen. After a painful attempt of installing Debian, I just ruined my ...
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Home server OS: Linux vs Windows [on hold]

I want to build a home server for my family. I want to do the following on the server: Sharing multimedia (TV Shows, movies, pictures, etc.) Advanced sharing (for instance, sharing a file only with ...
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Did windowsupdate for Windows XP close down? Error number 0x80248015

When I visit windows update (http://update.microsoft.com/) the page does not load. It displays [Error number: 0x80248015] and the message: The website has encountered a problem and cannot ...
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Get new programs to open on top of all other windows

Somehow, my computer settings were changed so that when I open a new program it doesn't open on top of all other windows. I am using Windows 7. Does anyone know where this setting is?
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I need to run my .exe file on server [on hold]

I have written a c# console application, that runs very long probably more than 8 hours. It processes a lot of .html files downloaded from internet. What I want to do is to upload my .exe file on ...
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Can Windows updates/patches impact calculated results of engineering software? [on hold]

I work at an engineering company that heavily relies on the accuracy of calculated mathematical results produced by software on Windows 7 (MATLAB, ANSYS, internally written Fortran codes). Recently I ...
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Powershell search-string inside a variable (not text file)

I am trying to search for a string called "Hostname" from a variable "$a" which stores the output of "systeminfo" command but ran into issues. I am using "system-info" to gather a bigger set of data. ...
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Auto-remap Windows shares?

I backup teacher laptops to a Windows server share. Unfortunately, when they go home still logged in and come back the next day, the share isn't automatically remapped, so backups fail. Is there any ...
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Public folder contents not updating

On a pristine Windows 7 install, you have these folders among others C:\Users\Public\Documents C:\Users\Public\Downloads With Downloads, you can enter the folder and create a new folder ...
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Edit scripts to hide File/Folder in fedora 14

I want to hide File/folders ending with "#" . I used the '.' formula but cant everytime rename 100s of files and folders ,i want the file /folder to be instantly hidden same like when we apply "." in ...