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GPU sensor not working, fans out of control

My fans are out of control and my GPU is apparently hotter than the surface of the sun. I'm using an iMac with Windows 7, (no OS X partition) and I already tried resetting the pram and nvram. Anything ...
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Windows 8.1 installation failure

I have an issue with installing Windows 8.1 on my laptop. The files for windows are on a bootable usb stick and when I try to install Windows from there, it seems to work fine at first in that I can ...
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Gimp won't use an updated font

We've been developing a custom font and are having a strange problem: Gimp won't recognize updates to the font and won't forget the first version of the font installed on the system (64-bit Windows 7) ...
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Batch command for Searching & Replacing Text in a Text containing non-TXT file

I am working with iMacro JavaScript .js files which are simple unencrypted lines of code-like text. The file contains the following code: var i; for (i = 1; i <= 10; i++) { iimSet("loop", i); ...
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How to send mail from a Windows batch file

I want to send a mail from a Windows batch file. Here is my code: blat test.log -server smtp.gmx.com -to dest@gmail.com -f address@gmail.com -s "test mail" -u "address@gmail.com" -pw "password" ...
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What is OracleXETNSListener service?

What OracleXETNSListener service does? I know it is installed with Oracle (11g Express), but I couldn't find a description. What I checked: The service description field is empty. Google hits show ...
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how to start a program with command line arguments on windows cmd

i know there are a couple of questions similar to this one out there but and while i have browsed through them, none have been able to resolve my problem. My code takes in three strings as parameters ...
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No input box for administrator password on windows 7 [on hold]

Whenever i want to install a new program on my computer windows 7, the computer asks me for an administrator password but there is no input box to enter the password.
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Why does windows not come with a Bash shell? [on hold]

A bash shell is a pretty standard feature of a modern operating system but it is not part of Windows? Missing this is like missing a internet browser and makes a huge portion of work impossible. I ...
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ConEmu select startup console

I would like to know how I can change the default startup console of ConEmu. Currently, when I start ConEmu, it opens a single tab with the default Windows console (command prompt). I would like ...
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Can't connect to local MySQL instance when ran as service

I've been running a local MySQL server for development purposes lately and for some reason never got around to running it as a service so I was constantly starting it up using the mysqld.exe every ...
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LAN Not Working : Unidentified Network

Near about 2 Months ago I Got New Home Connection . First 20 days it worked Superb after 20 days I got registry error in my Windows 7 Laptop and 80 % programs stopped working then I got this error : ...
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Need to remove the numerous 0KB files from attachments folder in windows 2003 server [on hold]

Due to one of our application bugs there were numerous 0KB files across different directory structure got generated. Though we fixed the main issue, we need to remove the existing millions of 0KB ...
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How to copy files between windows 7 computers using username and password?

I want to copy files from a windows PC (e.g. 1.2.3.4) to another windows PC. I am able to log in to the windows machine I want to copy files from using username and password (via remote desktop). On ...
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raid0 with operating system from single drive

I just bought the msi ghost 003 laptop, which supports raid0 with with two drives. It came with a customized windows 8.1 operating system preinstalled. The problem is that its installed on a single ...
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Control Windows “Volume Mixer” with hardware faders/sliders [on hold]

Imagine you're streaming music through the Internet, playing a steam game, and in a voice chat with your group of friends. As you can imagine, there is going to be a lot of audio output and balancing ...
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java.exe immediately crashes on open

I have been googling this problem for the past two hours and I did not want to come here to ask and waste time with something ridiculous. Also, most of the threads were directly related to minecraft, ...
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Windows 8.1 has locked down “c:\windows\Downloaded Program Files” can't manually install/remove plugins for IE

I've discovered that the folder c:\windows\Downloaded Program Files\ where IE puts ActiveX plugins that have been installed ... is seriously locked down in windows 8.1 The situation I'm seeing is ...
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File sizes in Windows not making sense

Here I have this file in Windows: But isn't 62,563 bytes 62.6 KB?
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File system corrupt after attempting to repair NTFS partitions using TestDisk

Primarily I'm looking for: Details of what TestDisk means by "Warning: number of bytes per sector mismatches 2048 (NTFS) != 512 (HD)" Analysis or suggestions regarding what probably went wrong and ...
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How to use Google Drive when a network drive is required?

I have used Google Drive for backups for a while now (yes...I do encrypt certain files locally). I was in the situation where I had plenty of local storage and just moved my Google Drive directory ...
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Search Entire Registry

How can I search the entire registry for a string (or a key value, or whatever)? In regedit I am able to search specific 'folders' but not the entire registry. Is there a way to do this?
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Windows 7 freezes about a minute after login

I have an HP laptop and when I boot it up It has a black screen. So I quit explorer.exe and start it up again. That makes the desktop come back but then it freezes and I have to do a hard reset. It ...
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Is it possible to modify the right-click menu for the tray network connection?

I often want to get to the connection properties for a LAN adapter or Wifi connection, but for whatever reason Microsoft gives only 2 options in Windows 8.1 - "Troubleshoot problems" and "Open Network ...
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How to enable Remote Assistance and add an exception for it in Windows Firewall from the command line?

I need to enable Remote Assistance from the command line. The equivalent of checking this box and hitting Apply. This is for automation and I tried editing the registry entry ...
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Sick of always typing in IP addresses for machines on my network

In my home network I have a raspberry pi with some services, I would like to access them inside and outside of the network without having to reconfigure the ip addresses in my apps on devices eg: ...
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How to repeat a folder structure for nested levels using batch script?

I need created a folder structure with '1000 folders & 1000 files' in the following way, First level there 1-10 and then same structure should be repeated in each sub-level until I reach my ...
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Is it possible to encrypt home folder on Windows 7 and decrypt it after login to Windows? [duplicate]

This question have been asked[1] but didn't exactly got a direct answer to the question. I want to encrypt my home folder in Windows 7 (c:\users\username) and decrypt it after I log in to Windows. ...
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Will Windows renew IP address sometime after “ipconfig /release”?

On a Windows 2000 PC, I did a "ipconfig /release" to disconnect it from the network. After about 6 hours, I checked it again and it was still disconnected. But then about 17 hours after that, I ...
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Syncing directory between Kubuntu and Windows 7

I recently came across an issue on my work computer. I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 as my main development OS and Windows 7 for compatibility with some company software and network stuff. My problem is ...
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GParted - cant have overlapping partitions

Simple question: GParted shows that I have overlapping partitions. I dont understand much from partitions, but this is my output "fdisk -l -u": http://pastebin.com/MySTBhNF If you can tell me what ...
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Why copy-paste in Windows command-line tools is usually cumbersome

I've used the command prompt, cygwin, mobaxterm in Windows. Although they do support copy-paste, the operation is usually not that straightforward. The selection of the text in the command prompt is ...
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Windows 7 64bit will not invoke VirtualBox.

Can not install virtual box in windows 7 64bit. Does anybody know why? Message states that " Virtual box-4.3.14-95030-Win.exe is not a valid win 32 application.
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Can't connect to network on Windows 7 (Wireless or Wired)

I'm helping a friend that can't connect to the internet through a hard wired connection or through wireless. It's a laptop, that usually connected fine through both. The error is that the WiFi bars ...
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Invisible mouse pointer when recording screen on a remote PC

What I'm trying to do is record videos on a remote server. The issue is that when I use any other remote control application other than the native windows remote desktop, the mouse pointer is never ...
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Cannot ping or connect to IIS server both internally and externally

I am having this problem that has bugged me for quite a little whereby I cannot connect to my IIS server and even ping the machine after a short while of successful usage. The weird thing is, I am ...
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How to get Microsoft SmartScreen to stop blocking my app for my customers?

I've finished creating a small utility that I will be uploading to my website, to be publicly available. When I download it and run it, Microsoft SmartScreen blocks it with a big message in the middle ...
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Not process a variable in a string immediately in batch script

I'd like to know if it's possible to process a variable containing a variable not immediately but only when asked. For example this batch: @echo off setlocal EnableDelayedExpansion set VA=Two set ...
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Windows 8 Keyboards stopped working

I have no idea what happened, but now none of my keyboards are working. I have an HP PS/2 keyboard that I use on my computer. A couple of minutes ago I stepped away from my computer and when I came ...
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Windows 7 driver updates

Cut the story short, I was wondering if there's any possible and effective way of updating Active Directory clients(mostly windows 7 machines) through setting a GPO?
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Is there any way to get the name of a printer that used to be connected to a Windows computer?

I have Windows 8, and I used to have a printer connected to it. I loved it, but it broke, so now I'm trying to buy a new one, but I forgot to take down the model of it before it was thrown away. I ...
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How to analyze sporadic lag in explorer

So my Windows 7 (64 bit) system is lagging from time to time. It happens when I open the start menu and start typing something or open the explorer. It seems that it always comes down to the explorer ...
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Search-and-go in Windows CMD

I know that for file search on Windows CMD one can use the following command: dir /S /P "PATH/FILENAME" Is there an easy way to go straight to the result directory. For example, the requested file ...
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Windows batch script: Manual power up vs Wake on Lan (WOL)

OK, I have a (win 7) desktop computer with WOL set up so I can turn it on remotely, it works fine. Next thing, on this computer I have a batch script, which runs at startup and starts various apps, ...
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Why on Windows 8 if I click right button using the mouse the system freeze?

I have a very strange problem using Windows 8. Suddenly when I select a file\folder icon and I perform the right click using the mouse (to copy\paste, delte or other operations) it only show the ...
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Toshiba Satellite C660D -1EN , Windows 7

Some of the keys that don't work include the: Caps Lock key (light doesn't turn on but if I press Shift is working), X, C, V, Left Control key, M., if I press some letters typing different...example: ...
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I need a way to disable/freeze Windows PC or keyboard/mouse for 15 minutes of every hour. What can I do?

I am looking for a way to disable a Windows PC for x minutes every y minutes, ( 15 minutes every 1 hour for example ), where the pc is disabled/frozen, or the keyboard/mouse frozen for an interval and ...
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IP address of the SMTP GMAIL

would you know what is the IP address of the SMTP GMAIL (It allows you to send mail from a batch windows) @echo off set repertoire="C:\Mon repertoire\" set emetteur=email.emmeteur@domaine.com set ...
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Error: not enough storage is available to process this command when install window server 2003 in win 7 32 bit

My computer has 25 G NTFS free for window server 2003 sp2. When I run install file : WindowsServer2003-KB914961-SP2-x86-ENU.exe, The system returns error message as the title after extract files ...
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Blank Desktop (No Icons) after Windows Update

I have a windows 8.1 laptop. When I start it, the desktop is black. There are no icons and I can't right click on the desktop. I can right click the taskbar, or I can do the windows button + r to get ...