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What is the maximum number of OS that can be installed in a hard disk drive?

What is the maximum number of OS that can be installed in a hard disk drive? I was able to install only upto 4 OS in my pc. Someone told a larger number of OS can be installed with another boot ...
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How do I back up my SSD?

My laptops’ master boot record is messed up, the drive had Windows 10 on it , I cannot boot to windows; So now I really want to just back up my documents that were on windows 10, it’s too much data ...
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FOR/DO command gives “Was unexpected at this time” when run from command prompt

Trying to run the following directly from the command prompt. FOR /f "delims=[] tokens=2" %%a in ('ping %computername% -4 -n 1 ^| findstr "["') do (set ip=%%a) While it runs fine from within a ...
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Robocopy to Remote Windows Server

How do I tell robocopy not to create a directory on the remote server if its root directory does not exist? For example, Source: c:\temp\user1\ssh Dest: c:\temp\user1 ...
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W7 usb port not working after W10 dual boot

So i got a pc with 3 HDD. Ive got Windows 7 running perfectly on one of them. Some day ago i installed Windows 10 Technical Preview on my second HDD. Windows 10 also work perfectly but when i boot my ...
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Genuine Windows 10 reinstall from long upgrade path

I have an old laptop (this one) that came with Windows Vista and a free update to Windows 7 Home Premium. I then got an anytime update to Windows 7 Ultimate. (Which, in hindsight, was not a very smart ...
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Why my Android FTP server is faster than on PC?

I am programming a little program in C#, and I am testing it with uploading a file to FTP server, on my Android phone I am using Ulti Server app and on my PC (Windows 8.1 x64) I am using Xlight FTP ...
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build cmake on windows command prompt

I need to build cmake automatically, without windows-wizards. I looked at http://www.cmake.org/install/ but it seems that I must have cmake on the machine before... Any suggestions?
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NTFS permissions issue? Part of group which has access, but denied

My account is part of Domain Admins, which is part of local machines Administrators group. Such as: MYDOMAIN\Domain Admins, is added to MY-LOCAL-PC\Administrators I gave FULL CONTROL access to a ...
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Install Windows 7 64bit over network

I am trying to get our computers and network setup to where i can re-install (or fresh install) windows over our network. All our computers get set up the same way with the same software. I would like ...
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Restricting certain printers to certain programs

At my place of business, we use desktop PCs as Point-of-Sale units as well as workstations. We have two networked laser printers (standard letter size) in the office as well as receipt printers at ...
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Is it possible to have a key function as itself when used alone, and as another when used in combination

For example, can I make Space + J act as Ctrl + J, and Space act as Space when pressed on its own?
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How do I pass a private SSH key to a Windows service?

I have a service under Windows which eventually uses SSH (jenkins which eventually tries to pull from a Git repo). If I run Git on the command line, everything works since I've loaded my private key ...
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Is MS Anti-Malware Service useful if already running an anti-virus?

Is Microsoft's Anti-Malware Service (http://www.microsoft.com/security/pc-security/malware-removal.aspx) useful when running a 3rd party anti-virus, or is it redundant and will it just slow things ...
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MS Word becomes unresponsive

I realize that there are tons of questions with similar symptoms, but I swear I checked most of them and could not find an answer. What happens is that from time to time something happens to MS Word ...
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Most files and all folders have read only permissions

I recently installed windows 7 64 bit on a SSD and now, it appears that all of my folders and most of my files are read only. I have tried to remove the read only aspect of them, or take ownership of ...
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Windows 7 professional.32 bit

I am trying to change directory on my command line in my C drive. I am trying to access python25 folder at C:/Python25/ but every time I write cd> C:/Python25/ and press enter, cmd returns Access is ...
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Windows shell to play (enqueue) all video files in correct order

I'm burning series on a DVD. I'd like to include Play all option to play them all. Of course, this should work for any player the system has installed. What I'm trying to do is to invoke the very ...
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Install Windows 8.1 on the new notebook with ssd

ASUS X554L SSD What I try to do: So I've bought notebook without system and I want to install windows 8.1 on it. What the heck is going on: After boot from dvd there is a splash screen with windows ...
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How to control speed on Copy Paste [duplicate]

My situation is the speed of syncing files through vpn need to be controlled to 500K. I have couple of scripts running on schedule using powershell, robocopy. The process is basically just a copy and ...
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Been trying to fix this for months now [duplicate]

Before anyone says anything about piracy: I purchased a laptop with Windows Home Premium installed so it IS legal for me to download a copy as a backup since I have a legit windows CD key. I have a ...
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Computer Shut Down / Freeze After SSD [on hold]

I recently bought a SSD and I installed Windows 7 64 bits on it. I still have a HDD in the same computer, which has a partition to Windows 7, and another partition to store data in general. I dunno ...
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Proxy Bypass for full Internet access at Institue [on hold]

In our institute, three IP serieses are there like XX.YY.0-45.0-255 & XX.YY.0-45.0-255 & XX.YY.0-45.0-255. FOR one IP Series UN-RESTRICTED FULL INTERNET IS accessible. FOr other 2 IP Series ...
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Unable to open login portal page to connect wireless network

I am able to login an open wireless network by my phone but not by my laptop. Actually when I connect my Windows phone it automatically takes me to login portal where I can enter username and ...
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Mouse speed after installing Windows 8

I was using Windows XP with exactly the same mouse settings as now on the Windows 8.1. In file explorer or the internet browser mouse is working at the same speed as it was on the XP, but when I play ...
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Stopping windows from booting [on hold]

This is not really serious, bt is there a way to stop windows from booting and it gives an error(not really error, just doesn't boot). And when we undo the changes it boots back.
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Running Mac in Full Screen in Vmware/Virtual Box in Windows

I need to test an application in Mac.Currently im running Mac in Windows using VirtualBox but it runs windowed and does not support guest additions,so full screen is not possible.Can VMWare player run ...
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Capital accented e with Caps Lock + key

I'm Italian, so sometimes I have to start a sentence with the letter 'è' (it is the third singular person of the present simple of the verb 'to be'). In Linux, writing that capital character is ...
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Windows 8.1 dfrgui not seeing drive C or not starting at all

I've made a clean re-install of Windows 8.1 x64 today. I decided to check the disk defragmentation schedule. To my surprise, dfrgui.exe did not list drive C:, showing only my external hard drive ...
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My internal HDD is not detecting

My internal HDD is not detecting, i tried to connect with other machines still its not detecting, No sound from HDD when powering the machine. The disk is not recognized in BIOS (I think), Samsung ...
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How to run a program when a folder is opened?

I want to run a program(used to display a message) when a folder is opened. how can I do it?
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Know username who is working on remote desktop

We are a team of 20 people we have a machine that is used by everyone. We take remote desktop of that machine to work on. so if somebody is working and i want to take that i have to ask everyone in ...
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“Sorry, we're having trouble determining whether your PC can run Windows 8.1 please close the setup and try again”

I keep getting this error over and over when trying to Upgrade my Windows 7 to 8.1 I am using a USB I made with Rufus CPU: AMD E-Series dual-core processor E-300/E-350/E-450 (1.65 GHz, 1 MB L2 cache) ...
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Ability to run program in Windows 7 lock screen? [on hold]

Would it be possible to make a program that takes an input and runs code while still logged out, still in the password input screen?
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What is causing warning on a certificate's basicConstraints?

I created a self signed server certificate using OpenSSL's req -x509 command and a CONF file. The CONF file is shown below. When I examine the certificate using Microsoft certificate viewer, its ...
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Command line programs have suddenly stopped working

When I run Ruby, Python, Git, Ansicon (console colors for Windows), and Uru (Ruby version manager for Windows) I get the error: [program name] has stopped working A problem caused the program to ...
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How can I set up an environment variable to work with TCC?

I am trying to set up TCC on Windows 7, but I can't seem to make it work dynamically from cmd To be able to invoke the compiler from everywhere on your computer by just typing "tcc", please add the ...
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Copy all files with a certain name using Powershell

I'd like to find and copy all the files in a certain directory and all it's sub-directories with a particular name. I'm using Copy-Item in Powershell (technet | ss64) Here's what I have: Copy-Item ...
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Lumia 5.1 dolby recording plays only stereo

I recently have bought Lumia 830. Though my phone records with the dobly surround sound on, whenever I play the videos in my PC, it plays in stereo. Upon further investigation in VLC, I found another ...
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Does Windows NT before version 4 (also) have built-in dual-boot support? [on hold]

The Windows NT flavour of Microsoft Windows has had the built-in ability, without needing third-party add-on "boot managers", to dual boot with other (Microsoft) operating systems since at least ...
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Intel 7260 AC - Bluetooth not working on NUC D54250WYKH

I installed Windows 8.1 x64, and with it all the latest drivers. The Bluetooth device in Device Manager was there for a while, but now it's gone. Instead, I see "Unknown USB Device" with error code ...
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Set Windows to prompt for password when opening lid, but not go to sleep

I often plug my computer to my tv and close the lid, so I set 'Do nothing' when closing lid in the power options. However, I often close the lid when I walk away from my laptop in public places like ...
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Zip Folder Files using CMD commands in Batch Files

I would like to ask how to zip folder files using cmd commands in batch files. I am quite confused using this command which I found also in one of the questions asked here: for /d %%X in (*Path*) ...
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Replace files smaller than 1KB from backup

I need to use backups to replace corrupted files on a shared folder. All corrupted files are fixed size = 1KB and have the archive flag set. Basically, I'd like to replace files in the destination ...
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I want to know what these code mean when my computer or browser crashes? [on hold]

C:\Windows\Minidump\032015-28813-01.dmp C:\Users\jhpjr\appdata\local\temp\wer-65660-0.sysdata.xml BCP1: FFFFF8A9128D20D8 BCP3: FFFFF800032D11DE Problem Signature: Problem Event Name: BlueScreen I use ...
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How to delete all folder shortcuts and file shortcuts using windows command line

I am new to stack flow without enough reputation so could not upload an image for my question. Here is the description: I have a folder that contains lots of files and some folder/file shortcuts. I ...
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Make File appear like a Folder

So here's the scenario. My company's network has a "dropbox" (aka scratch drive) on the network which we can use to temporarily store our files. However, IT can choose to, on any given night, delete ...
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Does Windows Firewall blocks UDP packets by default? [on hold]

Do I have to change Windows Firewall settings to enable UDP packets to go through on a specific port, or is UDP enabled by default on all ports? Edit: I am talking about incoming and outgoing ...
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How to create a Windows task to synchronize files over Google Drive just once a week?

I'm running Windows 7 64-bit and using Google Drive to backup only the unimportant data. I want them to sync just once a week to not to waste computer and network resources all the time (checking for ...
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Graham fritz, laptop with windows xp [on hold]

I downloaded one drive but cant complete installation as laptop doesn't connect to onedrive. the laptop can connect to other sites