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How to stop a driver from running in Windows PE

My computer has unfortunately succumb to an error caused by AVG Anti-virus and upon boot of my computer it tells me that certain .sys files are either corrupted or missing. Upon searching the ...
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Windows Volume Icon

Just a quick query on the windows volume control icon which is displayed at the upper left corner of screen when you change the volume. When I have fullscreen programs open like games, this icon does ...
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CMD Batch file virtually press the enter key

I am working in a manufacturing company. We manufacture PCB for HDD. Each PCB need to be loaded with firmware in manufacturing process. I would open the application the i would browse for the suitable ...
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How to uninstall https_Downloader.exe/BitComet entirely?

I was trying to test out my vpn to see if they allow p2p/torrent. So I installed Bitcomet temporary and did a sample download. After I was done I uninstalled Bitcomet using there default uninstaller. ...
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How do priorities work on task-manager and when should/n't I set this?

I've been setting some processes priority in order to see what it actually happens, but, guess what... Nothing; it all runs the same way... I found on Google that priorities are not really linked ...
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Deleting a Service in Windows that refuses to 'delete'

I reviewed this link: Deleting a service But when I tried to apply it to some crapware service, it did not work: SC DELETE Foolish Insect "Foolish Insect" "Shaky Bother" "Silly City" are the ...
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Driver Re-installation

At my organization, we use Plantronics Headsets to connect to Skype for Business. An employee was having a problem with his -- it would not come off mute. I checked the Sound devices in control panel, ...
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Java 7 and and 8 coexisting on Windows 7 Pro x64 - how to fix running old jar files

I have a Win7 Pro x64 Box with both JRE 7u80 and 8u60 (both are i586 versions) running since I have two applications that either need the one or the other to run. I am aware of being able to start ...
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Can I capture a series of images named according to its timestamp

I am successfully capturing a screen shot every 15 seconds with the below command, but I need to correlate the images to where in the video the screen shot is from. The %d gives me an integer, but ...
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GRUB and Windows on a Revodrive 3

I came across an interesting problem: My Windows 10 installation is on an OCZ Revodrive 3 (EOL). To detect the Revodrive during installation a driver is necessary. I recently started using Linux ...
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Install Windows Instead Of Linux?

I need to install windows. My netbook came with Win8 and then I put Linux Mint on it. I am now trying to reinstall Windows. I have put the iso on a USB with the default system tool and Unetbootin and ...
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Laptop booting several times before really starting

So my laptop (Acer Aspire E15) with Intel Celeron Processor doesn't boot properly. When I press the start button the blue light turns on and it makes some sounds as if the computer will turn on but ...
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unable to access internet from windows in VMware guest OS

I'm using windows 7. I have installed vmware. In vmware i have installed guest OS(windows). Now i want to access internet in my guest OS. How can i access? Please suggest me. Thanks in advance.
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How to enable PCM audio through optical out on a MacBook Pro

I have a Belkin Digital Optical Cable + Adapter running from an off-brand sound bar. I can connect the other end of the toslink cable to my TV and it works well. However, I can't get sound from my ...
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Indexing does not work on additional folders

I have added few folders to the indexing options in Windows 10 like that: One folder is under program files, but the other one is just right in C:\ drive. Indexing has finished long ago and search ...
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Github Desktop has stopped working (after updating to windows 10)

After updating to windows 10: Everytime i run Github Desktop the error "Github has stopped working" pops up. Microsoft Visual Studio debug retrieves this message: "System.IO.FileLoadException was ...
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Windows 10 is unresponsive for a while after booting from sleep

I've found I have similar problem to the one posted yesterday: Windows 10 wake up from sleep is very slow I've done a boot trace (like it was suggested by user magicandre1981). ...
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Windows Server 2008 [migrated]

I have Windows server 2008. I want to create User wise folders & user can only access his folder when he/she logs in. He/She should not be able to access or change other user folder.
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what is dllhost.exe in windows xp, and can I delete it?

I'm trying to figure out what are all processes working right now in the task manager of my computer (Windows xp). I'm wondering what does dllhost.exe actually does and if I can get rid of it without ...
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Batch file using icacls not executing

I'm reading the users from a file and I try to grant them access to a specific folder, but when I execute the batch file below nothing happens. Can someone please explain me what is wrong? Edit: I'm ...
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What command can I add to a .reg file to skip the 'asking' dialog box?

Whenever I open a reg. file, a dialog box will pop up, asking whether to continue. I want to skip this step. What command can I add into a .reg file so as to skip it?
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what is csrss exe in windows xp, and can I delete it?

I'm trying to figure out what are all processes working right now in the task manager of my computer (Windows xp). I'm wondering what does csrss.exe actually does and if I can get the rid of it ...
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Debugging LaserJet 200 software installation?

On Windows 7 X64, I am trying to install the latest version of the software package for the HP LaserJet 200 color MFP M276: LJ-Pro-200-color-MFP-M276-full-solution-14057.exe Most interested I am in ...
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Remote PowerShell, which machine is making the incoming connection?

I'm trying to identify the connecting machine within a remote PowerShell session. The reason is so a script can behave differently depending on which machine is connecting. Get-PSSession doesn't ...
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Windows 7 some settings reset on reboot?

So as of today when I reset my PC, some of my settings don't save for whatever reason. For example, I have 3 Speakers but only use 2 so I disabled the 1. When I reboot, it changes from the one I had ...
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How to sync files and folders with long paths to the cloud

I'm working with an organization that has excessively long file names and OneDrive for business will not allow us to directly upload because of this. We're making backups on a simple file share server ...
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Cheapest (Barebone-) PC that can (adequately) run Windows XP? [on hold]

I am looking for a PC, as pricy and as power-efficient as possible, that can run Windows XP, aka has an x86 Processor. That it needs to run windows is something I can't change, unfortunately. To run ...
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Is it Possible to get list of commands i typed in dos prompt?

I would like to search my own CMD history. we could browse within the same session, you can browse it with the up and down arrow keys but what about the history of former CMD sessions? Is there a ...
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How to install Webcam driver for satellite P755D S5172 in Windows 10

I have upgraded to Windows 10 - 64 Bits and my camera used to work in Windows 7 also 64 bits. I have tried using the official Windows 7 driver but no luck. Please advice me on How to install Webcam ...
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Windows 10 Computer Wakes During Night

Since I've updated my computer to win 10, it's been waking up in the middle of the night (it's important to note that this DID NOT happen before I updated, in windows 7). I'm not sure at what time it ...
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Intel i5 4690k randomly started maxing out at 100% usage when I open games?

So first, I should point out that I had a similar experience a few months ago (at least I assume it was the same as the symptoms were the same), and I ended up resorting to reinstalling Windows 8.1 ...
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Do You Need Multiple Licenses of the Same Program for Windows Multi-seat? [on hold]

As the question suggest, do you need multiple licenses of the same program when using windows multi seat so if I have 5 users do I need to buy 5 licences of windows of Photoshop or can I use 1 ...
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Will a 64 bit software have a poor performance if it's installed in Program Files (x86)?

I just noticed some of my softwares and games were installed in the "wrong" folder. Installing them all over again can be a pain. Is that important though?
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Adobe Flash update breaks Opera Plugin due to file name change

I keep my Opera browser open for many days. But after some time the Adobe Flash PPAPI plugin stops working and only restarting the browser seemed to help. Killing the plugin in the Opera task ...
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PC crashes (hangs) when playing games unless I do a reset beforehand

I've tried debugging this for a few months now. I've disabled all services and startup programs, changed hardware for identical copies and have narrowed the problem down to software or some very ...
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windows 10 upgrade laptop screen black

The first time i upgraded to windows 10, i left the room for an hour and came back to a blank black screen. So i tried restarting the computer which didn't do anything. I then tried hooking up my tv ...
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Cumulative Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB3081448) - Error 0x80073712

I have updated my notebook from windows 8.1 to windows 10. Now when ever i am trying to update i am getting this error. "Cumulative Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB3081448) - ...
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Windows 10 crashed my computer mostly

We upgraded the PC from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. Within a few days the start button stopped working. Then the whole computer stopped working altogether. USB ports are not working. When booted up ...
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Windows 10 “The remote procedure call failed” error when opening image with Photos app

Every time I try to open an image with the default Photos app in Windows 10, it shows a black window and after a few seconds I get this error: Then the app closes and the image doesn't show up. If ...
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How does Firefox auto update works?

I am little confused as to how does Firefox auto update works? So, lately, Firefox had a bug in 38.x version - so they recommended to update to the latest version. I had auto update turned on, so I ...
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shared file permission access is denied [on hold]

I am looking to get way why a domain user with full access to shared file is getting denied when trying to save a file. File is opened as a read+write but still he can not save.
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How to configure an brand new windows 7/8 for digital signage/infoscreen/infoterminal usage?

The point is: I'm using windows mainly as an end-user - not as developer. Our software was been developed for an micro-pc that runs OS X or a small Debian. Due missing drivers we have to switch to ...
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How to use external drive for Windows updates

So, the situation I'm in might seem strange, but I certainly can't be the only one. I bought an awesome, inexpensive mini-tablet (a Winbook). It's running FULL Windows 8.1, but it only came with a ...
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Fastest way to connect computer to router?

I will soon move my router with my NAS to my computer upstairs so I can have fastest speed to my NAS. The thing is, there is a computer downstairs where my router is currently is. that pc will not ...
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Different DNS Server on Different Wifi Networks

Is there a way for me to use Google DNS Server on my home network, but have automatic DNS server selection on my school's wifi? They have an in browser authentication which doesn't work with static ...
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Windows 10 does not boot (Maybe isn't considered as OS?)

I have a problem with booting Windows 10. I use Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 and first I instantly got back to GRUB when selecting Windows 10 then I booted from Windows 10 installer media and ran ...
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How do I activate MSOffice 15 that came with windows 8.1 installed? As product key sticker on back of laptop is not there [on hold]

It came installed on my system. I browsed the ways to activate it. Tried some crack keys but didn't work and some software that fetch keys which also didn't work. Please suggest me a way to activate ...
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Get data usage on each connection

How can I measure the network usage on different connections I use separately in windows? This feature was there in Windows 8, but has been removed in Windows 10.
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Windows 10 wake up from sleep is very slow

I just recently did a clean install of Windows 10 Pro. OS runs smoothly, boot time is not so bad (under 30s), but wake-up time is IMO terribly slow, at least compared to Windows 7, where I could work ...
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Cloning boot ssd to a larger one

I currently have a 60gb Kingston ssdNow V300 boot drive in my desktop (windows 7). over the years it has been getting fuller and fuller and right now I got like 800mb left on it. I am afraid this ...