2
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2answers
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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 ...
0
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0answers
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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 ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
13 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
16 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
25 views

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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0answers
20 views

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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votes
2answers
24 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

Putty can't connect to USB modem on Windows 7

I'm trying to configure caller id on a USB modem connected to a Windows 7 x32 machine. Hyperterminal isn't available so I downloaded the latest version of Putty and am using the Serial option. I'm ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Is it possible to script 'duplicate display on 2 & 3' in Windows 7?

We have about 300 computers that have three displays connected to them: One DVI, one DisplayLink USB/DVI, and and HDMI projector. We would like to duplicate 2 & 3 (USB & HDMI). Windows Key + P ...
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votes
0answers
23 views

When deleting file I get this msg [duplicate]

by Erase Command : C:\important Folders\pentest\bluetooth\blue-smash\vcards>erase "c:\important Fol ders\pentest\bluetooth\blue-smash\vcards\AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Recovering User Profile Deleted by System

Silly me trying to save time over data, accidently got my user profile deleted. Here is the situation: I have an ssd and an hdd. All program files/data are stored on ssd, user files were stored on ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Windows won't check for updates, fails to update manually.

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 I've had this problem for about a year now. Unfortunately, I don't have enough reputation to post images directly on here yet, but I can link to screenshots I have uploaded ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

What's the equivalent of Wevtutil in XP or 2003?

I have a batch file for saving event logs to our shared drive. I want to do this for XP and Server 2003 without very much effort. What could I use since Wevtutil is only on Vista and up? rem Script ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

“Windows failed to start” loop with 0xc0000225. No install discs, EasyRE/USB iso hasn't worked

I've been suffering from this "Windows failed to start" loop with 0xc0000225 for 3 days now and I still can't fix it. The major problem is that I don't have any sort of installation disc. However, I ...
0
votes
2answers
38 views

A small area on my Windows 7 desktop cannot be clicked

IT is a small area within the normal icons area on desktop of Windows 7 64bits version. It looks normal but when I try to click on it, it would have no response. If I move a folder on this area, then ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Computer not turning off after windows shuts down printer driver

The power is not shutting off my computer after windows shuts down. Windows shuts down and I hear my computer case "click" but the power and fans all stay on. This seemed to start after I installed ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Windows 7 selective internet access

I have a windows 7 pc thats connected to a wireless network. Windows says 'no internet access' yet the web browser works normally. However, some other apps arent getting network access. Any idea what ...
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votes
1answer
56 views

Have a legitimate Windows 7 license and the Windows 7 key but don't have the DVD

I just booted up my 'old' PC that's been lying around for the last two years. I have Windows 7 on it and I'm looking to format the drive and do a fresh install of W7. I have the key for Windows 7 in ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

How to create an administrator account only used for UAC and prevent from WinLogon?

I am trying to create an administrator account to be used only as a UAC credential prompt when launching specific command (such as user account creation). I also want to prevent from login with this ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Why do we need to save WMI queries in a .vbs file extension

Why do we need to save as .vbs in order to run WMIC queries like this : strComputer = "." Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\CIMV2") Set colItems = ...
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votes
0answers
31 views

Internet access is under strict surveillance [closed]

This is NOT a political question. It is a question about how to have unobstructed access to the Internet. There is a problem with all websites loading, the speeds at which sites load and access being ...
-1
votes
1answer
19 views

Memtest how to i find out which stick is failing

I havent had a lot of problems, but some cpu related error blue screens when ive been pushing the overclock.. Ran prime 95 and the cpu does fine, never crashs. So i ran memtest here are my results, ...
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votes
0answers
21 views

Cannot install win7 from usb

I have checked every post on the internet, and I still cannot find a solution to this problem. I have an Emachines e732z running windows 7 home premium. A few days ago after a windows has installed a ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Special characters no longer working

Up until a few days ago i could type special characters mainly German umlauts by using ALT+ Number Pad . eg. Alt + 0252 would produce "ü" . For some reason this no longer works. All the language and ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

How to protect (prank from) an unlocked computer [closed]

I've set myself up as a target at work by being big on security and "encouraging" my co-workers to lock their computers. I've done the usual stuff, changing mouse cursor to loading indicator, their ...
2
votes
1answer
22 views

Green files won't copy

I have a number of files in a folder that I want to back-up but Windows 7 won't let me. It says Access Denied. I was able to remove the green colour (encrypted) from the parent folder but trying the ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Windows 7 cannot access network PC

I am using Windows 7 on all my PCs and I have all PC networked & join as homegroup. Most of the time file sharing and accessing other PC works fine. But it is also frequently that sometime having ...
0
votes
1answer
8 views

Extending partition of a hard disk in windows 7 boot camp (Mac)

everyone. I would like to ask if there is anyway to extend the partition I gave for setting up window 7, I initially gave 60 GB to window, and now they ate up a lot of bytes and I probably need more ...
-1
votes
0answers
23 views

Make a proccess can not to terminate

There are some processes in Windows-Task-Manager that we can't terminate them, for example process of Avast-Anti-Virus : I want to know is there any way to change settings for an exe file in a way ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

make exe file automatically run as administrator

Is there any way to make an .exe file runs automatically as administrator? Suppose that I logged in with a Guest user in my Windows; now when I want to run some programs such as resmon.exe it requires ...
19
votes
4answers
3k views

Fake windows update

I heard that hackers can make you download their malicious software by telling you that they are an update of the operating system through Windows Update. Is it true? If yes, how can I protect myself? ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Windows 7 partitions are invisible and not accessible

I turned on my laptop and I can't find my E: and D: Partitions (Drive). I didn't install any program and I just turn it on and I saw there is not my E and D drive in My Computer I did this and saw ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Reset Windows 7 Local Security Policy

Is there a way to reset the Local Security Policy on Windows 7? I found how to reset the GPO but not the local. The system is acting weird to where even if you are a Admin you can not uninstall or ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

window.open returns null in IE8 Protected Mode [migrated]

I am trying to catch the return value of window.open(), but it is returning null/undefined. This happens when IE8 Protected mode is turned ON. Is there any altenative to get the window.open() returned ...
0
votes
2answers
11 views

Change + key function to tab with only one stroke

I would like to have the + key on the right hand keypad function as the tab key. Is this possible?
0
votes
2answers
34 views

Is deleting contents of AppData folder from my computer recommended?

Well well well...my computer keeps on eating whatever free space is available in the hard drive. It doesn't care whether the free space is in kb,KB,MB or GB. It happens only in the C drive where my OS ...
0
votes
3answers
75 views

How to make a bootable USB disk for installing Windows 7?

with my new Lenovo E145 I am stuck when it comes to installing a fresh Windows 7/ dual boot device. The laptop has no CD/DVD drive, and had Windows 7 pre-installed. I downloaded an ISO image X17... ...
1
vote
1answer
13 views

Change Windows 7 Sort by Modification Date default to ascending

Change Windows 7 Sort by Modification Date default to ascending, When selecting Sort Option by modification date, it now defaults to descending. Hw does one change the default to ascending (like in XP ...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

Windows 7 wont connect to shared folders

I'm going to quote something right from the beginning, this does not work: To configure NTLM compatibility for Windows Vista or Windows 7 1 Click Start > All Programs > Accessories > Run and ...
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votes
2answers
24 views

How to install windows 7 in a dual-boot pc?

I have ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7 installed in my pc.Which is a dual-boot system.Now i want to reinstall windows 7 uninstalling both ubuntu and previous windows.How can i do it keeping my personal ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Security Login in Windows 7

I want to know if exists some way to login in Windows with a Security pendrive...without the use of a password... I heard about the Security Card... How it works? Any relative ideas are welcome... I ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Will a Windows (7,XP) computer go to sleep or standby, while copying a file?

Will a computer go to sleep or standby, while copying a file? Same question for Windows 7.
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0answers
14 views

XPath event filter working in Event Viewer but not in Task Scheduler

I'm trying to trigger a scheduled task with this XML: <QueryList> <Query Id="0" Path="Security"> <Select Path="Security"> *[EventData[Data[@Name='TargetInfo']='S']] ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Using Windows 7, how do I change the default window spacing?

Thanks for looking. At some point, I have accidentally changed the default frame spacing within the file explorer window, and now it comes up too narrow every time I open a window. How can I change ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

System hasn't user with Administrator privilege

I had only one user account in my computer, and it had Administrator privilege. I changed its privilege to Guest using control userpasswords2 command in RUN windows yesterday. Now I have only one ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Don't have permission to delete folder [duplicate]

I recently installed an SSD into my computer and put a fresh install of Win 7 on it. I was going through the folders of my old HDD to try and free up some space, but it wouldn't let me delete the ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

What background application call xxx-searcher.com URLs without opening any browser?

I'm currently running Norton 360 in Windows 7. I'm wondering what background application calls the following xxx-searcher.com URLs without me opening any browser. I look at in Program and ...