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Can I make a Partition in Windows 7, and put Ubuntu on it?

I just rescued my files off of my old computer through a Ubuntu disk, but it took almost all day. I was wondering, if I make a partition on my windows 7 hd, if I can put Ubuntu there without crashing ...
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My numeric keypad has somehow got into a “mouse emulation” mode

My numeric keypad has somehow got into a "mouse emulation" mode where the number keys just move the mouse pointer around (2 = down; 8 = up, 6 = right, etc). Anyone know how to make it work normally ...
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What is the proper way to turn off wiped Windows 8 computer?

I just reset the computer to factory settings and wiped out all the contents of HDDs. It automatically restarted and opened "Region and language" screen. What is the proper way to shut it down at ...
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EgisTec Fingerprint Scanner Won't Work with Win 7

I have a built-in fingerprint scanner for my laptop - the EgisTec ES603. It shows up in device manager, and I have a driver for it (Windows seems to think it's the latest driver, and I have no ...
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Impact of storing a surface with dead battrey

I recently bought a surface pro 3 and the battery was dead when I took it out of the box. I charged it and the battery seems fine. I seem to remember reading somewhere that leaving your battery dead ...
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Cannot run Windows after upgrading Ubuntu

Here is the scenario of my Lenovo 3000 G430 Laptop: System configuration: P4 Dual core T3200 CPU 3GB RAM (1+2 in two slots) 500GB HDD Partition layout for HDD: 170GB Priamry - NTFS (for Windows ...
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Linux usb for PC and iMac

How do I create a bootable linux pendrive that can be booted on a PC (windows) and iMac (Mac) using the same usb? installing linux with unetbootin doesn't work for imacs...
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Windows 8.1 no jpeg images only thumbmail

Windows 8.1 why are my OneDrive jpeg files showing as icons and not thumbnails?
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In Windows 8.1 what are the differences between UEFI, and the UEFI style Legacy BIOS?

When using Legacy BIOS (and MBR format disc) the BIOS still looks like UEFI, has a mouse pointer, and appears to function in a similar way. I believe that you can only use Secure Boot with UEFI on a ...
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Is UEFI more or less vulnerable than Legacy BIOS?

Is UEFI more secure than BIOS on a Windows 8.1 machine? Is UEFI vulnerable to malware in ways that Legacy BIOS is not? Is it correct that UEFI can connect to the internet before the OS (or ...
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Undo system encryption windows 7

I have formatted my PC that had windows 7 on it. Before the formatting I have backed up my information. Now, when I try to access it I encountered a problem: I have encrypted the files using windows ...
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Visual Studio 2010 not able to find definition

Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 not able to find function definition using F12 of a lib. How can I specify desired folder to search for definition ?
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Activate jumboframe on Synology and windows/linux network

i wish to activate jumboframe in my home network. I have several computers (windows 7 and linux), and a NAS Synology on the same network. How can i activate jumboframe? and how can i test it ...
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How can i make changes to this file Encoding?

I have these 3 files 21/08/2014 07:15 PM 122 Tw2AWK.csv 21/08/2014 07:15 PM 125 Tw2Notepad.csv 21/08/2014 07:15 PM 119 Tw2REPL.csv C:\myfiles>file ...
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Knowing what a Windows application has written on RAM and on disk? [on hold]

Is there any program to show us what a Windows application has written on RAM and on disk ?
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Win7 Audio: save and restore balance/volume profiles

I'm looking for a program or scriptable solution to save and restore audio profiles quickly. Right now i adjust the balance levels manually 1~2 times a day which is a daunting task. I want to have ...
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I can't find Intel drivers for my graphics card

I bought a new laptop and installed Windows 7 on it. When I start some game or program, it says: Bad video card drivers! unable to start because it failed to find an accelerated OpenGL mode. This can ...
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Missing operation system and can't enter bios

I tried to load my default settings from the Bios. But when i did and i restarted i get the message: Missing operation system Whenever i try to restart i cannot enter the bios and change the boot ...
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linux mint debian trying to run windows 7 64-bit virtual box

Trying to install Windows 7 64-bit but keep getting this message when trying to finish installing the OS: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine mine. Failed to load VMMR0.r0 ...
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MySQL / DBServer

I'm trying to match services running on Windows servers using the executable path returned by WMI. I'm getting MySQL through a path like C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.0\bin\mysqld.exe I ...
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Windows daemon to execute commands read from file [on hold]

I have a programming language (Stata) where one is usually able to execute shell code except for a particular environment (Windows in non-interactive/"batch" mode). I would like to find a way around ...
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Windows Explorer Recent Folders

I have Windows Explorer pinned to the task bar (I'm on Win-7) If I right click on the little icon on the task bar, a list pops up of recent folders; cool. I can then left click on one of those, and ...
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How to list the users and groups of an AD Security Group when not a domain admin

I am on Windows 8 connected to domain. I wish to view the users and groups of an AD Security group. I am not the owner of the group. The command: net group /domain TheGroupName shows the direct ...
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Can't access YouTube [duplicate]

I can not seem to connect to YouTube at all. If I connect directly to YouTube (youtube.com) I get this: And if I try to connect via video directly (youtube.com/watch?v=), I get this: Here's how ...
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Excel shows different files in same window

In Firefox, I downloaded an Excel spreadsheet and it displayed a dialog box asking what to do with it, so I selected "Open in Excel". Then I downloaded another Excel spreadsheet and opened that one ...
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Browsers behaving very strangely/not working in Windows Vista SP 2

Sorry, that I'm posting this as a guest, but I couldn't log in. Maybe you can help me. I had a virus and gave this inspiron 1525 laptop to a computer expert, who removed it. I think he reinstalled ...
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My 'SendTo' items dissapeared (only from contextmenu)

I'm running Windows 8.1 x64. Days ago I've noticed that all the items that I have in the SendTo menu has dissapeared. They dissapeared only from the menu, I'm an user who customized the sendto items ...
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Add “Open MSYS terminal here” in the Windows right click context menu?

In Windows file explorer,if I hold shift + right-click on a folder (in a folder too) I can choose to Open command window here. I'd really like to add an Open MSYS terminal window here to the popup ...
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Windows 7 mass deploy one printer with two different print profiles

Basically I am trying to automate these: Two printers on Windows 7 with different settings? Having the same printer installed two times with different configurations I want to find a method to ...
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Delay time clicking of contextual menu on the mouse

I have such trouble: when i choose a folder/softwares and clicking second right clicker of mouse on the my desktop or elsewhere context window needs time to appear. Why needs it time to appear? what ...
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Windows PC users watch videos over LAN without Copy possibility

Is there any idea to make videos playable on Windows PCs over LAN, so the users can not copy the played files. Thank you.
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Windows Batch - Move files to folder parent & Remove empty subfolders

I found several such questions and tried to adapt the answers to my needs but no luck so far. Im trying to create two context menu entries in Windows 7 that would: Move all files from ...
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How to remove UAC popup window for a single application

I'm trying to disable UAC popup window for a single application under Windows 7, but it seems that I can't find a solution. I already tried the methods provided to this question, especially by using ...
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SOLVED: runas /savecred error 1311 no logon server

Computer: Windows 8.1 Pro on company domain I have a program that needs to be run occasionally for testing purposes, and is installed and uninstalled regularly. I am not a domain administrator, and ...
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Windows Explorer - How can an large file have a zero “Size on disk” value? What does it mean

I would expect some discrepancy between "Size" and "Size on disk" in Windows Explorer due to file system allocations etc. Below is a screenshot of an example file on a Windows 2012 R2 file server ...
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.bat script doesn't work by using window scheduler

i created a .bat script to perform daily folder compression. it is working fine when i double click the .bat file. However, it doesnt work when i include it in window scheduler. Below is the script: ...
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Deleting an operating system entry from bootloader menu

yesterday I installed Windows 8.1 while I had Windows 7 already installed. Now, once I boot up my laptop, it asks me whether I want Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 booted up. I want that to go away, I want ...
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ctrl+c ctrl+v do notwork on any program [duplicate]

I have this problem, ctrl+c and ctrl+v never work for anything no matter what, and if I do it a few times it won't let me type at all, I found if I went to accessories/accessibility and click ...
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Alternative to Windows file sharing [on hold]

I am using windows 7 on all PCs, and are doing file sharing with the windows file sharing feature. The problem is, Windows file sharing is terrible, I frequently facing trouble accessing files on ...
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Unable to read USB External HD after aborted back up

I have two PC laptops. On one of the two PC's (Win 7) I Aborted a back up and ejected the drive. Now that same pc wants to format the drive. I plugged the drive into the other pc (Win XP) and that one ...
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How do I use Adobe Acrobat's “combine supported files in Acrobat” feature from the command line?

The Windows version of Adobe Acrobat (not Adobe Reader) has a feature where I can select a group of files and hit "Combine supported files in Acrobat" in the context menu and it will present me with a ...
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Can't Connect To A Game Server

I'm having issues connecting to a certain game server. The game is Space Engineers. I did a wireshark and the owner of the server did as well and it just tries to request and bind until it times out ...
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enable/disable a device using command line instead of device manager

Is there any way to write a batch file in windows to read the status of a a device and enable it if it is currently disabled? Problem is, some times when I start the windows, the audio device is ...
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Assigning a Windows environment variable to a batch variable?

I can't seem to assign an environment variable to another one inside a batch script. For example, this will work: set varA=C:\this\is\a\directory and I can happily use find /I "MyString" %varA% ...
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A few questions about Page Files [on hold]

These are geared toward older operating systems. Q1: When operated by the OS, where is the page file usually located? My initial thought is, "in the root directory" Q2: During a normal ...
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How to make old Windows games look better on modern displays (shaders/filters, scalers, etc.)? [on hold]

Is there a way to make older low-resolution Windows games such as Diablo or HoMM III look better (more like on a CRT monitor) on modern LCD displays? There exist special CRT filters for emulators, so ...
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Prefix commands in batch

I am using a batch file to run Grunt with some console customization. I was wondering if there is a way to add grunt and a space to the commands I enter into the console. Here is my batch file: CD ...
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Regarding boot repair

I've repaired grub using boot repair disk x64. I've windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04 on laptop both are working properly. I want to reinstall windows copy but it fails to boot from DVD and win 7 iso through ...
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Will Windows repair my multi-boot when I format the 1st physical partition with boot sector?

Due to historical reasons I got a laptop with Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008R2 partitions. (boot from external wasn´t that viable) Nothing (Windows Repair, bootrec /whateveroption) worked ...
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Modifying %HOME% on Emacs 24.3 on Windows causes .emacs to not be found

In order for magit to read my git settings on Emacs 24.3.1 for Windows, I added the following configuration from a stack overflow post: (when (string-equal system-type "windows-nt") (setenv "HOME" ...