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Psition partition on hard drive

Is there any way using CMD or under windows 7 to position a partition (c:\ in my case] from the middle to the first sector on my HDD without losing the DATA it contains. Here is the the case in my ...
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How to get clearest fonts possible in Windows 7? [on hold]

I am trying to get extremely precise and clear fonts in Windows 7. How can I do that?
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Where is VirtualBox's virtual hard disks repository?

A colleague shared a VirtualBox VM with me. When double clicking the VDI file, VirtualBox opens but I get a few errors (the errors were related to incorrect paths and UUIDs in the VBOX file). So I had ...
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How to know the file history that has been transferred from pc to usb device or vice versa?

When I want to know that if any usb device that has been plugged in a pc recently, I write this command in Windows Powershell. Get-ItemProperty -Path HKLM:\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\USBSTOR\*\* | ...
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How to get 1366x768 resolution from windows 8.1 for my Samsung SA100 monitor

My computer monitor is Samsung SA100 with 1366x768 screen resolution. I'm using Windows 8.1 but it seems my Windows 8.1 doesn't have an option for that screen resolution. Currently I'm running ...
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Switching between user sessions in Windows (Virtual Desktop)

I am looking for a quick way to switch between sessions of different user accounts(Quicker than the standard way, and without re-entering passwords each time). I am thinking of Virtual desktops ...
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Share internet connection from windows to android via bluetooth

I have an internet connection via ppoe, which works on my pc. My pc is connected to the router via wifi, and I don't think I have a second wifi card (and I don't have an ethernet cable - so I can't ...
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Uninstall MS Office 2010 after installation partition is gone

On one of my PCs Microsoft Office 2010 was installed on partition D. After some reconfiguration this partition (which was on another harddrive) is gone and cannot be restored. Now I am unable to ...
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Ping Reply not getting less than 300+ ms

We have Three servers one is for Application software, second DC, Third Exchange, I have unmanageable switch. DC server and Exchange server ping each other with 1ms but the application server not ...
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Unable to delete a large extended partition

I am trying to delete the extended partition 0 because it occupies a lot of space in my disk. I deleted all swap partition and tired again to delete it but it always shows the same error message: ...
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Windows 8 Pro setup won't allow to keep files and settings

I recently entered a product key for getting Windows Media Center on my Windows 8.1 PC without purchasing one and just looking one up online instead, and I wasn't aware of what would happen if I did ...
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Windows HID-compliant gamepad confusion

I'm having an issue getting a gamepad to work properly. Windows' input-devices system has always confused me, but after some research I've gathered the following: XInput is the latest/most widely ...
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USB hub advertised as 2.0 actually works as 1.1

I bought this USB hub http://www.ebay.com/itm/281298880612 which is supposed to be a USB 2.0 hub. When I plug a pendrive in to the hub, Windows gives the message "This device can perform faster if you ...
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Selectively disabling UAC for specific programs on Windows 7(tried other threads but no luck)

I have a program which keeps on prompting when starting the windows. I have searched lots threads even the thread on Selectively disabling UAC for specific programs on Windows 7 I tried everything in ...
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Disk Management Action History/log

I deleted a partition in disk management earlier today, and then extended the partition before it over the newly unallocated space, and now need to recover a file from it. Does Disk Management keep ...
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Change Dual Monitor Behavior

When you setup dual monitors, to move a windows to a different display (monitor), you move it sideways (right or left). Is it possible to change the behavior to move the window by moving vertically, ...
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Need RN52 Win7/64-bit device driver

My Win7/64-bit PC (Model: Lenovo T410) is unable to install/locate an appropriate device driver for RN-52 bluetooth module. It reports a "Bluetooth Peripheral Device" driver issue whenever I try to ...
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How to manipulate the keyboard flags under windows?

My caps lock key is remapped. How do I disable the caps is active flag under windows? I remapped my caps lock key to Ctrl with the help of ac'tivAid and its extension RemapKeys. When my PC is ...
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How can I export video out of Ableton Live without it crashing like crazy?

All I could figure out is that if I keep the audio bit depth and bitrate the same across all my settings, from the audio export to video export to soundcard settings, and keep the audio engine off ...
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Save command output to file

I want to run this command on my Windows 7: python Test.py and save its results to text file. Is there any way to do that? I tried this approach: python Test.py > results.txt,results.txt is ...
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Windows server 2012R2 Missing MSVCR120.dll - can't fix

I am using windows server 2012R2 and can't fix this error. The program can't start because MSVCR120.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem. Un-installing ...
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Why does windows have javaw and java?

Can someone explain to me why windows has a javaw and java executable while unix based systems only hava java. I'm assuming it has to do with the gui and cmd headers in windows but I don't actually ...
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My write protected usb drive [on hold]

My usb became write protected when I took it out from the port while I was copying a large file.I gave it to a computer solution for it's repairing. They said that virus is causing problem in it's ...
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Which part of Windows are irreplacable? [duplicate]

Let's say you are tasked with backing up a Windows installation. You could back up everything, but that's inefficient. One can make a backup more compact by considering these directories: (1) Much ...
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Is possible to edit the Windows 7 login screen (code)? [on hold]

I'm developing a program that opens immediately when the user do the login. But I also wanna do a different login, like that if the user press Ctrl + Enter otherwise Enter, the program don't open. Is ...
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How to boot a computer? [on hold]

To boot a computer. I was playing in my computer, that time power has been cut off. When I start it again after power came I am unable to boot it. What can I do for this?
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Windows 8 Unsigned Drivers on Bootcamp

I need to install an unsigned driver on my Windows 8.1 BootCamp partition, but it disables that by default. If I edit the boot options in the advanced options, then my mouse and keyboard (I've tried ...
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Rename a file and add a part of the file as the suffix of the file [duplicate]

I have file names like: A_20141001_20141224.txt A_20141002_20141224.txt B_20141001_20141224.txt B_20141002_20141224.txt C_20141001_20141224.txt C_20141002_20141224.txt I want to rename them to: ...
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Windows Vista Installation constantly fails

I wanted to downgrade from Windows 7 to Windows Vista. I backed up all my files to another partition, and then I proceeded to install the update. The first time I tried, I received this error "Can not ...
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Automatically create and remove desktop shortcut to USB device? [duplicate]

Is any possible to have: When I plug in a USB drive, a shortcut to it is created on the desktop automatically? When I unplug in a USB drive, the shortcut to it is removed from the desktop ...
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How do you compile a project from source?

I have the source code for a software project and I want to compile that to an .exe file. The project was built with Visual Studio, how can I compile it on my machine?
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How to troubleshoot CIFS error -13 (Permission Denied)?

I am trying to mount a share (D$) from Debian (running inside Hyper-V) on my Windows 8 computer, using the following command: sudo mount -v -t cifs //192.168.99.1/D$ /media/d ...
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Windows Task Scheduler Chart?

Does anyone know if there is any utility/tool that can make a chart of all tasks in Windows Task Scheduler based on time and date, so I will know if there is any overlap at certain point of time ...
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Videocard only working in safe mode

I am writing from safe-mode, because for some reason it does work in safe-mode (windows 7) though either black screens, or bluescreens on my normal windows mode, but I am extra sure, that the hardware ...
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How do I create a hotkey to disable a certain network adapter in Windows 7?

I want to make a hotkey which I could use to disable a specific network adapter. Is that possible? If so, how would I configure that?
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Period character used for local computer name [on hold]

I'm wondering about the period character . used as a shortcut for the local computer name. You can use it when logging into Windows 7, for example, to specify that the user account you're entering ...
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Does msconfig's boot setting show for Windows Bootloader entries?

I noticed on msconfig a boot tab. Currently, it has just one entry--Windows 8.1. If I were to dual boot Ubuntu into the computer, and use Windows Bootloader as my bootloader instead of GRUB, using ...
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Is there a trace of users killing a process on windows machine

We're debugging a situation in a retail location where the program does a bunch of logging but then everything just stops. it's pretty apparent that the comm to an external web service is taking some ...
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CMD - Successful or not indication?

Suppose I have some commands in a bat file : echo 1 copy existingFile1 c: echo 2 copy existingFile1 notExistingDrive: echo 3 attrib -r attrib notExistingFile Those are just demos of commands that ...
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Printer sends two jobs to the queue. One without a status or port. Won't print until ghost job is canceled

I have an HP LaserJet P1505 that has been giving me some grief on a 64-bit machine. After removing drivers and deleting devices, I reinstalled it. Test page works fine. If I print from another ...
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Backing up current system's drivers [duplicate]

Running a later model laptop of the win7 generation now running nicely under 8.1. Now I'm re-paving it and need to ensure that current drivers are available to the next install as painlessly as is ...
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Hibernation of a Backup drive

I have a 250G hard drive that is installed inside my tower. I used it solely to backup the MyDocuments folder on the first boot up of the day. It stores 3 days of copies. All my business documents ...
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Determine unavailable property settings in Windows Explorer shortcut?

Some Windows File Explorer shortcuts show clearly the exe that is being launched. Some are rather cryptic. For example, the Python (command line) shortcut is as below: How do I find out the ...
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USB Drive not showing files

I have 64GB SanDisk pen drive now days its not showing files and folders inside my pen drive but when checking the used space and unused space is showing correctly How to fix this issue ?
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any setting in window 7 that can restart my PC upon starting utorrent? [on hold]

I was using utorrent efficiently since this problem occurred. Upon starting utorrent it works for few minutes, after that blue screen appears and window restarts. I am using window 7, updating ...
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Force Verbose Mode in Windows DEL Command

I sometimes delete masses of files on multiple computers with the Windows command line, with the DEL command, and on some the function is verbose (i.e. outputs the files it deletes as it goes), while ...
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Need help :Drive missing (E: & F:) after the reboot on windows7

i am getting similar issue described in below link: http://www.symantec.com/connect/forums/drive-missing-d-f-g-after-reboot-windows-7-pgp I did a shrink on the C: drive, and created new volumes (E, ...
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VMware - Windows 7 Change System Manufacturer and System Model

For a Windows 7 VMware Virtual Machine (VMware Workstation), I'd like to change the "System Manufacturer" and "Model". I've tried modifying the registry, but the values always return to the default ...
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An internal, Windows 7 installed drive fails to boot after transforming into external drive

I have installed Windows 7 to my HDD. I also have Ubuntu 14.04 on another partition on the same drive. During boot, via GRUB, I select which one I want to load. Recently, I upgraded my HDD to SSD. I ...
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Does resizing partitions cause damage?

I plan on resizing already-separated partitions. Let's say that there is partition A and partition B on drive C:. All of drive C: is NTFS, and drive C: is, in total, 1 TB. Partition A has 400 GB, and ...