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Windows firewall - block all incoming connections enable/disable - CREATE SCRIPT

Is it possible to create script which enable/disable the first checkbox of windows 7 firewall settings (Block all incoming connections....)?
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How can I recover firefox bookmarks and passwords from HD from broken laptop?

My laptop died (running on Vista). I have removed it's HDD, put it in a caddy and have got all my files. But I would like to access my passwords and if possible my bookmarks from Mozilla Firefox? I ...
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WLAN dies irregulary; how to investigage the reasons? Win7x64-Pro

Since a couple of weeks my WLAN just quits. Every page loads really long (as in request is sent but answer never arrives) and to open the Network icon next to the time is impossible. It seems to me a ...
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Windows 7 Start menu search - tweak refresh delay to be more like spotlight?

When you're typing something in Windows search, it refreshes the entire results with every character you type. It seems to re-order the search results as you type which makes the results move around ...
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Connect Seagate expansion external hard drive via Router

Recently I have brought Seagate expansion 2TB. I have desktop as well as laptop. How can I access the Seagate expansion on both the machines or one of machine, without changing the location of hard ...
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How switch keyboard layout once for all open programms?

When I switch keyboard layout windows switches it for current open program. When I switch among many programs I often get confused what keyboard current program uses. Is there a way to switch keyboard ...
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is there a way to sort files in a directory by view count? Win 7

As per the title, can files in a directory be sorted by view count in windows7 ? I have a folder with a lot of videos. I want to delete bottom 20 least viewed videos. This would require me to sort ...
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Windows 7 Installation issue in Lenovo G470

I am using Lenovo G470. While installing Windows 7 through Pen drive , USB is detected but Laptop is not booting through USB. It is starting normally so please help me to fix this problem.
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Brother MFC-7360N [on hold]

I cannot connect my scanner to my computer (Windows 7), However the printer is connected. I had to download a driver and had downloaded one that is compatible with printers and scanners. my machine is ...
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My router is having trouble with Windows 8 devices

I have a TP-LINK Wireless N Router WR941ND and several devices (2 notebooks and 1 cellphone). The cellphone is a Windows Phone and the computers are a Acer running Windows 7 Pro and a Dell Vostro V14T ...
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Can i prevent win7 from creating that kind of file ending with “~”?

In my working directory,there are many files ending with "~"? can i prevent win7 from creating that kind of file?
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What is difference between homeusers group and users group?

What is difference between homeusers group and users group? I want to know the property of homeusers group. and I want to know the property of users group?
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Slow LAN connection on one machine but not another

I am using the same ethernet cable on two different machines and getting two incredibly different results. The following tests were done on a Windows 7 desktop and a Linux laptop. On my laptop, ...
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Online Banking in Java freezes in Windows 7

I am trying to log into Online Banking that is made in Java but when I try to do it it just freezes... It is only happening in Windows 7, in Ubuntu 14.04 it works flawlessly. I tried Opera, Firefox, ...
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Use NVidia GPU from VirtualBox?

How do I make the VirtualBox guest use the NVidia graphics? Host setup: Windows 7 x64 NVidia Optimus In NVIDIA Control Panel, I explicitly selected High-performance NVIDIA processor for: ...
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Cannot open Android SDK Manager or Android Emulator Manager after new installations

Today I installed the Xamarin Studio 5.1 update for Windows. Afterwards, I installed all of the latest API's and build tools in the Android SDK Manager. Now the Android SDK Manager or the Android ...
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Software with feature of showing notification pop ups (a reminder to learn new word)

i am seeking a software that let me make some notes and show that (as a pop-up) somewhere on my desktop i must notice whatever i am doing. Something likes an email notification software does. i have ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu and windows

How much memory is required to dual boot the latest version of Ubuntu and windows (XP, although I'll upgrade to 7 soon)? The Ubuntu installation process says I'll need 6 GB, but is this just for the ...
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Access Apache22 server installed on guestOS(FreeBSD) from Host(Win7)

I would like to access my freshly installed apache server on my FreeBSD guestOS from Windows 7. So I set my virtual network on VMWare to bridged, I edited the hosts file on my Windows, I opened a ...
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How to let standard user run an application without administrator previleges

I want to give my younger brother access to the games on my Windows 7 PC while using a standard user. But on startup, each program requests the admin password which my brother obviously shouldn't get ...
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My computer is running really slowly ever since I used the Compress option

I clicked compress and now my windows 7 is runningreally slow and I get error message that I have no disk space How can I put this right ?
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Record directory sizes on shutdown

What would be the easiest way to record and store the sizes(and a timestamp) of a few chosen directories upon each shutdown - say in a .csv file.
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Line-In/Stereo Mix does not work, have correct settings and installed most recent drivers, Windows 7

I have a black macbook which I have years ago began using as a Windows computer by installing and using only Windows on the computer. I used Windows XP until now with bootcamp (mac) drivers, which ...
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Word 2010 prints off a summary page

After every copy (for example if I say I want to print two copies, it prints off two summary pages), Word 2010 always prints off a "summary" page of what was printed. This summary page says things ...
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Windows 7: share a folder with another computer in the family

I want to share a folder on my desktop to another of my laptop, which connects to the same network router in the family. The laptop connects to the router via wireless, while the desktop uses ...
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Camera works fine in sandboxie, but not in regular system - fold sandboxie changes back to system?

We're using a video chat program that runs fine in sandboxie, but will not run in the normal environment. How do we get the normally functioning sandboxie folded back into the system? Briefly: In ...
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Power Management: Have Win 7 box turn on and off at a scheduled time

I sometimes need to run a batch job on my Win 7 Pro workstation at a fixed time. I use the scheduler to make sure the task runs then. But, I need to disable sleep beforehand, which wastes lots of ...
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DVD presence not detected until after Windows Update

I am running Windows 7 with Power DVD. I had a couple of DVDs and I googled to find that The Dark Knight Rises is particularly a frequent evidence the issue. When I insert the DVD into the drive, ...
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Import settings in one installation of IE10 to another?

Is there a way I can port over all settings (not just favorites, feeds, and cookies) from one IE install to another? I am having a problem where some users cannot get a webpage to display properly ...
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My laptop connect to wireless router but wont connect to my home internet

My laptop has Windows 7 and connects fine when connected via an Ethernet cable to a router and my mobile works fine connected wirelessly. But, when I try to connect my laptop wirelessly, it does not ...
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vmware player and hyper-v are not compatible

I have a xenserver virtualized lab and I'm trying to run some vmware esxi.vmx simulations on windows 7 vm and I am getting the error given below while trying to install vm workstation. vmware ...
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An attempt was made to logon, but the network logon service was not started,

I am remotely connected to a machine on the network and at the same time from that same machine trying to mapp a drive located on another machine I get the following error "An attempt was made to ...
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Windows 7 Libraries Issue

My Libraries folder shows documents, pictures, music, videos as .libarary-ms files also in my start menu the same. When I click on them in start menu or in libraries folder nothing seems to happen. ...
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'lost' windows partition. how to get it going again?

I was shrinking my partitions using Disk Management and it all went fine. Then I started PartitionMagic and it was saying me something like you have errors in the partitions (something like partition ...
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VLC player hotkeys will only work while it is selected

I got my media keys to work in the hotkeys under the settings, and they do work... when I have VLC selected. If I deselect it (not close the window, just click on another one) then the keys will not ...
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downgraded from SLI, should I do anything special?

I used to have SLI GTX 670, due to some rethinking and not really needing that much power I sold off one of the cards. Everything has been working fine during games, but I get these random "Display ...
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How do I make a file “truly” read-only in Windows 7?

In Linux it is pretty straightforward to give the ownership of a folder and a file within and all their permissions to the root account, then giving users read-only access to the file. This means ...
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Recovering a corrupted text file from a USB drive in Windows 7

I've got two quite important .txt files on a thumb drive that seem to have become corrupted. One has been interlaced with parts of another document, and the original content reduced to gibberish ...
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connect to network and netsh tend to lag indefinitely

Questions Why are netsh and "connect to a network" lagging indefinitely? How can I repair this? Possible workaround: can I configure Windows 7 to connect to a named network automatically without ...
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GIMP treats pen-down as right click

on my tablet, GIMP treats the pen tip being pressed down as a right click. I can't draw at all with it like this,and the configuration for it lists the pen tip being assigned to left-click. so why ...
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Standby Memory Mapping | Divx Media Foundation Splitter | MKV Playback on Media Center Extender

I'm currently using Divx Media Foundations MKV splitter (DivXMFSource.dll from Shark007 package) to playback MKV files from a Windows 7 x64 system to a Windows Media Center Extender. A little ...
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Open File Security Warning at boot

Every time I boot my laptop I get this annoying message. I trust this program and I want it to run on-boot without prompting me with this annoying message. Even if I unchecked "Always ask before ...
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Native Boot differencing VHD with parent from different volume

Is there a way how to boot Windows 7 from a differencing VHD which is located on different drive than its parent VHD? Here is appropriate part of output of bcdedit command: Windows Boot Loader ...
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Terrible buzzing/screeching sound and frozen keyboard after playing video

I have a 3 year old PC laptop, and recently the following started to happen: When I'm watching videos online or from the hard drive, my computer freezes and makes this very unpleasant ...
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File recovery from phone went wrong, seems to have damaged laptop drive

I decided to recover some files I had recently deleted from a micro SD card in an old Nokia. I connected the phone to my laptop, downloaded TestDisk, and for some reason or another I selected all ...
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CMD Command - Timer to acess a website

Anyone knows if its possible to add a timer do this command? I want to access a certain website in my default browser minutes after typing. start "" "http://superuser.com/" This worked but it ...
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iis management console is unavailable in window 7 home basic

I tried to install the IIS 7 Manager in Windows 7 Home Basic Edition by downloading the executable file from the below link: ...
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Unable to change windows update settings

I am using windows 7 64 bit Service pack 1. Here is the situation: One day I enabled automatic login of my standard user account using tune-up utilities. Then when tried to change a system setting ...
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ahk SetTitleMatchMode stopped working

Problems I had AHK set up on my computer, a few files (programmen.ahk and grammatik.ahk for example) in the same folder /ahk-script I might have installed some program, because the script does not ...
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How to fix BSOD errors :- MEMORY_MANAGEMENT ,, IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL ,, PFN_LIST_CORRUPT?

I am using windows 7 from 3 or 4 years ago.... during this time interval it doesn't give me a single BSOD ,, it's working very smooth and fine ,,, but few days ago i decided to upgrade to windows 8.1 ...