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How can I get google hangouts to start minimized?

I have the desktop (i.e. chrome extension) version of hangouts - it starts up whenever I launch chrome. How can I get it to start minimized? (it can be minimized manually by clicking on the X that ...
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Aero-peek looses my focus

I like Aero-Peek more than Alt-Tab because new windows 7 semitransparent window is very distracting. I cannot understand which window I am switching to. I therefore try to learn Win+Tab instead of ...
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Accidentally removed my “Documents” from my “Libraries”

By mistake I removed the my "Documents" folder from my "Libraries" The folder still exist however under C:\Users\user\Documents, I didn't delete any files. How can I restore the my "Documents back to ...
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How can I erase a 250gb external usb drive with linux partedmagic boot cd

I run a dual boot of windows 7 and xp on Dell Optiplex 280 with a Pentium 4 mobo, a CPU of 3 Ghz and 2GB ram. My question is "How do I use the ERASER TOOL in Linux Partedmagic Boot Cd to completely ...
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Virtual Memory Management

I have windows7 64bit OS with 4GB RAM and i need to make the virtual memory to be manual, please anyone help me how much amount of size i need to set as VM size for each drive I have 1 more doubt ...
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What to do when windows D partition has been deleted?

I have made a big mistake - I accidently deleted the D partition and formatted it to NTFS. Is there a way to recover my data? Is this partition needed by the OS? Can I live without it?
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about lanman workstation and server

is lanmanworkstation and lanmanserver used for seeing other pc's on thel internet and being able to see what internet sites and activity by the other computer user? also if i am using wireless wifi ...
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Move file on disk

Consider the following case: a disk has two very large files stored one after the other - the first being slightly smaller than the second. As far as I know (and please correct me if I'm wrong) - If I ...
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My computer isn't starting anymore

My computer isn't booting anymore from when an additional fan was put in the internal side of the removable panel of the case: in the majority of the cases, it blocks in the ASUS presentation screen, ...
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Why do I get 0xc0000098 while booting Windows 7?

On a HP pavilion G series with Windows 7 home basic model I get the following error: File:/Boot/BCD Status: 0xc0000098 I have tried to insert recovery CD's and tried to repair with the Windows ...
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Listening and recording FM radio of phone on laptop

I have android(Gingerbread) phone that I connect to laptop running Windows 7 Professional. If I start FM radio on the phone can I Listen to the songs through laptop speakers? Record the songs being ...
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dell inspiron 6000 laptop will not come on notthing will come on

How to turn my dell laptop back on nothing will come on even the screen won't come on I have try every thing on YouTube has tell me to so please help me
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Free space from C drive due to wrong installation

I am totally new to Ubuntu and stuff. I tried installing it from USB, changed setting and when I tried to install It gave me three options remove windows and install ubuntu, install alongside windows ...
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High CPU usage of “NT Kernel & System” process while Chrome playing YouTube video

I have a headache from searching for solution of my problem. Everytime when I open Google Chrome and any YouTube video (doesn't matter if Flash or HTML5), system process named "NT Kernel & ...
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Windows: Cannot associate executable with file extension

I know this is a very basic question, but I couldn't find the answer. When I right click on a file with extension .abc and click on Properties and then Change..., then even when I click on Browse... ...
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Network connection interrupts “ping transmit failed, general failure”

I have a headscratcher right here. Normally I can fix my own network issues with help of googling, but with this one I have no idea where to begin. I recently moved places where I had to create a new ...
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run windows 10 on oracle vm virtual box, error your pc need to restart

I'm using windows 7 64 bits, CPU: dual core T4500 does NOT have virtualization, 3 Go of Ram. I want try Windows 10 I have download the Iso, Install Oracle VM and set up it, when I run the vm, I see ...
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2560x1440 resolution with DVI-D

I want to connect an Eizo monitor to a Windows 7 computer. It is connected through a DVI-D single link cable, plugged into the single link DVI-D port. When setting the screen resolution to 2560x1440, ...
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What Makes an HDD incompatible with a Computer? [on hold]

Recently I was replacing the HDD in an old Dell Optiplex GX520 with 4GB RAM. However, when I went to install Windows 7 Pro x64 on the fresh, blank disk, the installation got hung up, saying (like in ...
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What type of video cards can be used with Dell GX270 motherboard?

Dell GX720 is quite an old computer I have been given today. Unfortunately I realized that the integrated video adapter (probably Intel 82845G) does not support drivers for recent Windows versions. ...
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Replacement motherboard, no audio in Windows 7 or Ubuntu - Hardware or software fault?

I recently got a Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P motherboard. It appeared to be working fine, but blew a week or two ago. I got a replacement sent out (and changed my power supply, to be safe) that arrived this ...
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Prevent auto-start up of application that doesn't have a native setting to disable it

I install some software for my printer. The problem is that is that is auto starts with my computer. I checked the application settings but it doesn't have a way to disable it. Is there another way I ...
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Computer won't boot after removing the SSD and putting it back in

Hello I had to remove my SSD last night and when I came to put it back in this morning and boot up it wouldn't ,I changed the boot order and set SSD first and now I can't do , my computer literally ...
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How can I merge a standard hard drive to a hard drive with the os on it to act as one?

I have an extra drive (Internal) and it has nothing on it including no partitions on it on my windows 7 laptop. Is there a way to make the Disk 2"MBR" Drive (I don't know what MBR means but that's ...
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some PPT/PDF/DOC files got infected with wmvvhlb file extension

In my Pc, some ppt and doc files got infected with .wmvvhlb extension. I googled for this .wmvvhlb file extension repair, but no results at all. I am not able to open those files with microsoft ...
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Installing programs downloaded via wget in Cygwin

I've just gained the ability to download files on my PC using wget running in Cygwin on my Windows 7 PC. The problem is that whenever I go to C:\cygwin64\home\Brenton where these saved files are ...
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Windows 7 Calendar is No Longer Shown, No Wireless Signal Icon Shown and Resource Monitor Does Not Start

1. Recently I have noticed that I cannot get calendar to pop up after clicking on clock on system tray. I can with searching find settings to configure clock but I can't access calendar at all. 2. I ...
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Software to make patch installer [on hold]

I'm looking for a program for windows (if possibly freeware) that let me create installers simple installers. The thing is that I'm looking that the installer automatically find a file in the hard ...
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Remote Desktop Username Logon Failure - Remote Desktop only Passes local Account Domain - Win 7 Pro

Remote Desktop Logon Failure - from windows 7 across multiple VPN and NAT, to a Win 08 R2 server. Logon to the local account has been used and is good. Multiple users can hit the same account with ...
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netbalancer unknown error after a period of time

I had netbalancer and it worked for me as it should. a couple times ago I noticed that it is not working the same as before and the limits have no effect on connections so I decided to uninstall and ...
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Second monitor not recognized after boot, connected to new laptop

I just bought new Asus laptop model N750JK. I've tried to connect it to my external monitor via HDMI port (HDMI->DVI adapter). The second monitor displays image on the screen when I start the PC and ...
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Windows 7 Not Recognizing a Driver Disc

I procured a new hard drive and installed a fresh copy of Windows 7 Home Premium x64 on it several days ago. I am now trying to install a thermal plate maker driver from a disc provided by the ...
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how IDM or IDA scheduler work?

i want to know how does scheduler download managers like idm or ida(westbyte) work? is they are using windows scheduler to do the work(like shut down the pc in defined time) ? or they have there own ...
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Tool for building thumbnails with multitreading on windows 7? [on hold]

I need a tool for loading image thumbnails in parallel. Not images itsefl, but thumbnails. Windows exploer loads one by one. I also test several programms: ACDSee FastStone Image Viewer ...
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Why can't I access properties of all pinned start menu/jump list items?

I have a few applications pinned to my Windows 7 start menu and also a few recent items for particular application pinned. If I hover over the pinned Microsoft Word icon, I get a context menu of Word ...
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in time of dual boot,showing no disk parttion

In my laptop, hard disk is 500GB. two partition 100GB and 50GB, rest of the place is unallocated. In 100GB drive, windows 8 has instilled. i want to do dual boot by Ubuntu 14.04. in time of ...
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Custom font in Sublime Text 2 without installing it

In Sublime Text 2, is it possible to use other fonts than those which are installed on the system? If yes, how can I achieve this? I am working on a Windows 7 machine without admin privileges and am ...
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How to go about moving emails from outlook exchange account to Thunderbird

I no longer use outlook as my email client and use Thunderbird instead. However, a lot of my emails from my old exchange account are located in outlook. How can I transfer these emails into ...
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Windows 7 ISO download from Digital River

I'm having troubles installing Windows 7 on an older laptop (certified for W7). It takes forever to install all updates. I started two days ago with updating. The installation DVD is quite old, before ...
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Only allow laptop to charge battery to 95%?

My laptop makes a very loud noise (coming from some CPU idles state / power saving mode). This is a well recognized problem, and people on the internet seem to have not found a solution yet. The ...
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RDP starts minimized and cannot be stitched to

Windows7 SP1 x32 Professional in domain. User can start RDP, type in password and clicks connect. RDP programs goes to taskbar, it looks like it's minimized and I can't bring it back. I tried: ...
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Network adapter slow - Windows 7

I'm having problems with my internet speed when connected to a PLC. I'm connected to the PLC with an ethernet cable and to the internet via WiFi. The LAN adapter has a static IP set but I don't get ...
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Accidentally killed SteamService.exe under wininit (Process explorer)

I rebooted my computer and checked on process explorer to see if it had returned. But it was gone. What is SteamService.exe exactly? And why has it not come back after I killed the process under ...
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Accidentally killing some processes under wininit (process explorer)

Do the processes I killed come back after I reboot my computer? I have no idea what I killed, so I don't know whether it was important or not. If the processes I killed don't come back after I ...
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we want to hide the name of the program while it is running in windows 7/8 [on hold]

We are running certain program on windows 7 desktop. For some reasons we don't want that the persons sitting next to the PC should be able to see the program name. Or else can I change the name of ...
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Stop new windows opening in top left corner?

Is there a registry setting etc for the default window startup location? I'm not talking about individual programs which can save such a setting, but the global default. Windows often opens windows in ...
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How do I get Bits transfer to download a file for me?

I've been trying to get Windows PowerShell on Windows 7 to download files for me using Bits transfer. The file I was downloading was Marvinbeans 15.1.9.0 from ...
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How can I convert a Windows batch script to a .exe?

I have a fairly simple batch script that I would like to execute using a macro on my fancy gaming keyboard. However, SteelSeries Engine only supports opening a .exe file with the macro buttons. Is ...
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My headphones are now recognized as “side left” and “side right” rather than “left” and “right.” How can I fix this?

I was watching a YouTube video and suddenly the sound cut out. I did some debugging and I thought my headphones broke. I plugged them into every port but none worked. Then when selecting the ...
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How to make a skype settings file?

Is there a way to make a settings file for skype on a windows 7 (home) laptop which will select the default audio input device, default audio output device and always answer using video mode ? For ...