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Can't Copy/Paste Files in Windows 7

Starting yesterday, after I installed the Windows Updates I can no longer copy/paste files on my system. I can however, copy and paste text just fine. Both keyboard and mouse copy/paste functions ...
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My external hard drive has a 360 GB system file

I have a 2 TB external hard drive. Inside the Windows hidden folder "Systeme Volume Information", there is a 360 GB system file. What can it be ? I also noticed the other day when I tried to back up ...
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Unable to mount windows hard drive on linux live usb

I am fully shutting down windows with "shutdown /s /t 0". I also tried "shutdown /s /f /t 0" I then insert my linux live usb and boot from it. Everything works fine, but when I try to access my ...
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PuTTY working, Terminal SSH is not (with Private Key)

Setup a new server (on Rackspace), got it working in PuTTY/KiTTY. When I run from terminal (Cmder), it asks me to enter a passphrase (which PuTTY doesn't), I hit "enter" (there is no passphrase), ...
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What is adcjavas?

Recently, a strange file came up during one of my regular DISMs, adcjavas.inc. The only place I can seem to find it is in my C:\Windows\WinSxS\ directory, but that doesn't really give me too many ...
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How do I add a Bluetooth COM port in the Win8 Device Manager?

I am trying to set up terminal communication across two Windows 8.1 bluetooth devices - my workstation and an HP Stream 7 Tablet. The devices see each other, pair, and can transmit files, however the ...
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Can I activate a different version of Windows using an OEM key?

I wanted to reinstall Windows on my laptop, which came with Windows 8.1 Pro. I accidentally reinstalled it using a non-Pro install medium. Now Windows won't activate with the key from my initial ...
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Laptop started to crash on low memory conditions

I have a Lenovo T420s that has recently been freezing and then crashing with a blue screen (Windows 7). It has 8GB RAM and a SSD hard disk. I frequently max out memory so hitting the pagefile a lot. ...
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Remote desktop (windows) log on previous user

When I RDC into a windows machine and then close the remote desktop connection the remote pc is left on the login user screen. How can I have the PC switch back to the original user when I log off ...
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How to install Windows after installing and deleting Linux

After installing Linux Mint I formatted my HDD (using the bootable usb linux mint's partition manager Gparted) (ntfs formatted). The reason was that I want to install windows. I have my bootable ...
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How to login to windows programatically automatic after a certain time

I want to make a program so that after manually login to windows I will start a download manager then it is preconfigured to run a file.exe after download finish. During download, I want to lock the ...
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Keeping data separate from OS

Is there a simple way to configure windows/linux/mac so that the OS is installed on a separate HDD/SSD to all the user data which is stored on one or more drives?My motivations are: Quick and easy ...
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Intel RST drivers - magic performance boost (only) up till version 11.2.0?

what's the magic behind the massive write speed performance boost by intel RST drivers up till and including version 11.2.0? i have done some performance measurements of my application that is ...
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Why does ffmpeg never end when invoking color in a filter_complex?

I am trying to add a simple color overlay to an existing video, following one of the examples at http://www.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg-filters.html#Examples-55 (see the example Add a transparent color layer on ...
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Laptop Freezing continues after installing Nvidia Graphics card Drivers

I had bought a new laptop with Ubuntu as the OS. The configuration is as follows Dell Inspiron 15 3000 series i7 processor 8 GB RAM 1 TB Hard Disk Nvidia GetForce 840 Graphics card. Intel HD 5500 ...
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How to open a WMP file?

I have some old photos in WMP files. I have tried the suggestions from here: http://fileinfo.com/extension/wmp But none of them worked. Is there any way to open them at Windows 8.1?
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How to browse unc directories using command prompt [duplicate]

i was trying to change my change directory in my unc path,while trying to access the network folder myself getting error : CMD does not support UNC paths as current directories. is it there any ...
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Custom repositories for chocolatey

I see a lot of web posts about custom repos ("sources" in choco terminology) available for chocolatey. e.g. windowsfeatures and webpi. However, none of the commands work on choco 0.9.9 (e.g. choco ...
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Why are Chrome windows/tabs still considered open if I snap them to the side?

I have discovered that if I snap a Chrome window to the side and I switch to a different window, things that would normally pause when I leave keep running. I mostly use this for trivial things, such ...
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windows 7, UEFI, and GPT woes

This might end up being a bit of a long question, but here it goes. I have a desktop PC that runs windows 7. A couple of years ago, I had my main drive die (C drive). I bought a brand new disk and ...
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There is a delay when I press the letters

My keyboard started making clicking sounds when I press the keys and now I have to hold a key for about the seconds to use it. How can I fix this?
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Disable Share Charm Screenshot on Windows 8

I am trying to email photos using the "Share Charm" on Windows 8. The only image that image I can obtain is a "Screenshot" image of my entire desktop. How do I disable screenshot?
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CMD ping requests not allowing more than 1000 bytes to be sent

I can successfully ping, say, google.com via cmd using: ping {IP ADDRESS} -T -L 1000 But if I use a packet size greater than "1001" I get a request timed out error. I know that the max amount of ...
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How do I perform an OEM Windows installation?

I'm building a computer for one of my friends, and have purchased a Windows System Builder License. After running Windows Update and installing missing drivers and a few other necessary applications, ...
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Windows Software RAID 1 - How can I “Offline” both disks at the same time?

I want to disable both drives in my Mirrored Volume setup so that I can mount them in a virtual machine (for testing, no important data is on the drives right now). Offlining them individually breaks ...
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windows 8.1 pro config\systemprofile\desktop

I changed the properties of my systemprofile folder - I tried to add my own name as a user with full rights (even though I am the administrator), but now I have lost the file ...
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All Programs button via Group Policy

This article describes a method to get an "All Programs" button on the Windows 8.1 taskbar, but I would like to know how to do something like this via Group Policy so I can push it out to all of our ...
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Command on new line

I have the following command: cd ../../game ^ electron src that I need to run. Which basically means step up two folders from our current directory then into the game folder and call electron on the ...
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How to check version of IE on Windows 7 with PowerShell?

I want to check which version of IE I have on my Windows 7 machine. I would like to do this with the command line, either through Command Prompt or PowerShell. Thank you!
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Microsoft account password change security issue

Recently I detected malware on my windows 8.1 pc which included: password fox browserpassview mailpassview passview installeRex dialupas netpass I removed these using my anti-virus tool and I ...
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Deep Freeze on my pen drive

I own a pen drive. One day my friend collected this pen drive from me and gave that pen drive to his friend. Unfortunately the pen drive has been frozen. My friend does not know about the software ...
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Migrate from windows server os to desktop

I have a cpu with windows server enterprise installed. So my question is that is it possible to install windows 8.1 desktop os on that cpu. I have windows 8.1 cd, I am new to it so please give some ...
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Kernelspace - Indepth

So, the system memory, RAM is split up in to two sections, kernel and user space. kernelspace is where the operating system's kernel executes and where device drivers execute. It has the highest ...
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command to wake up the windows system after sleep command

From C# program I want to call windows command prompt and make the system to sleep and after few seconds I should wake the system. I am successful in making the system sleep but I can't wake it up ...
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Show name of program on the windows taskbar while not running?

I have a vertical taskbar. The name of the program is shown alongside the program icon. (Right-click Taskbar -> Properties -> "Taskbar Buttons: Never Combine") However, this is when the program is ...
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Purpose of Omnidaemon?

I have ubuntu 12.04 running(as prime OS) with installed Windows and RedHat in VM, there is Omnidaemon process(in Ubuntu 'system monitor') with multiple instances and it is using almost 95% of the CPU ...
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Keeping windows maximized/on screen when changing resolution

I have two monitors on my desktop (Windows 8.1 Pro), and I sometimes play older games from GOG or wherever that change the screen resolution for the monitor they're open on. This is no big deal; ...
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Bypassing router's DNS settings not working

From researching around the web, I found out how you are able to bypass the DNS settings that are configured on the router by naming the DNS servers you want to use on your PC. Supposedly, the PC DNS ...
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In Windows, how can I get a list of all installed programs via script?

I'm trying to figure out how to get a list of all installed applications using a script. My O/S is Windows 7 x64. I've found several purported mechanisms to generate a list of installed ...
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MS TS Web Access (https://localhost/RDWeb) not functional after upgrading to IE11 (from IE9)

Can login in Explorer, however when upgrading from IE9 to IE11, I get the following message: Browser Not Supported This Web browser is not supported by RD Web Access. RD Web Access requires ...
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how to connect one pc and two laptops having a two port modem/router?

I have two laptops (having wireless capability ofcourse!) and a PC. I want to have them in one network (for playing lan game). and I have a two port router (a usb port and a lan one) is there any ...
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HP A1709N two bad LBAs [on hold]

I am using my sister's old HP A1709N. I tried to turn it on yesterday, but for some strange reason, when I tried to start it up, it doesn't show me the vista logo after boot. When I tried running a ...
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Can I download all PDFs linked on a Page with Internet Explorer [duplicate]

I want to download all the pdf's that are linked on a web page. The site contains a long list with links to pdf files. As it is many and I want to download all of them I want to download them all at ...
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Created a VM image, now need to deploy them over network

I've created a freshly installed version of Windows 8.1 "not yet activated" with all necessary software packages on VMWare Workstation. This image is considered the baseline for any computer within ...
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Leap Seconds in Windows

A leap second was recently added on June 30, 2015 23:59:60 UTC. How are leap seconds implemented in Windows (specifically Windows 7)?
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CSipSimple can't hear when calling from Jitsi or vice-versa when openvpn connected on one of the devices

First of all my English is not good, but i will try my best to explain the problem I face. Please help with editing if you can. I configured Ostel (SIP) on PC (Jitsi) and on Android phone ...
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Explorer.exe crashes and restarts, faulting module Comctl32.dll

I've changed the mainboard, CPU and SSD. Reinstalled Windows 8.1 many times. I have external graphic card (GTX650) which I tested on another system, also tested only on integrated graphic card. Tested ...
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How to make such a configuration User -> OpenVPN -> VirtualBox -> OpenVPN

My question is as follows: I have host OS windows 7. What i want is to configure such a connection: Host (with OpenVPN connected) - > VirtualBox - > any OS (I prefer XP) with another OpenVPN ...
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run runas in a shell

I'm playing with a Windows 7 VM that I own. I started a reverse shell with ncat as listener. I can run commands except runas. Whenever I try to switch to another user I got prompted for the password ...
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How to create a file in memory in Windows Server?

How can I store and have access to a file in memory in Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard? I would like to have quick access to a database. Since SQLite stores database in file I would like to store this ...