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Is there a way to force ALL apps to use a compatibility mode?

Is there a way to force ALL applications to use certain compatibility mode under Windows 7? I mean those mode which you can create with Compatibility Administrator.
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How can I monitor whicg API call by a process [on hold]

I want to write a function in kernel mode driver that get a process and print which function called by that process. please give some link or sample code i can't find any useful thing with search
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Cant change wallpaper in Windows 7 Enterprise

I cannot change wallpaper in my windows 7 Enterprise edition. The current wallpaper is black and I cant change it. This is my office network and my username is there in Administrator (In computer ...
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Sharing a folder in LAN with a password using Folder Lock Software

I have a problem in sharing my created locker in the sharing server of my LAN. Let's assume that the address of the sharing server of my LAN is \\192.168.1.1 and there I stored the locker. Now, after ...
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Can neither enter nor reeinstall Windows7 Starter

So the actual problem is that when starting Windows, instead of getting showed the awailable user-accounts and being allowed to enter the password, i am asked to enter a username and a password ...
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unable to open the service tomcat7 how it is rectify [on hold]

i install tomcat7 but it not open when we start configure control it display the message like Access is denied unable to open the service tomcat7
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installed 64-bit W7 on Core 2 duo slow pc

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo P7350 2.00Ghz RAM: 3GB Hi I recently cleaned and installed Windows 7 on my 3 year old laptop. And it seems most programs are running incredibly slow when starting up a program ...
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Terrible screen resolution after installing win 7

I set my (tv-monitor) Samsung LN32A550P3FXZC to its native 1920x1080 60Hz-32bit res. My actual res became 1536x864? NVIDIA GeForce 8800GT has latest driver and working properly. Using HDMI/DVI cables. ...
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When using Folder Lock the computer prompts This operation has been canceled due to restrictions

I got some problem because earlier I installed a software Folder Lock then I tried to encrypt a folder and created a locker. At first it works but the second time I created a locker it prompts "This ...
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Windows 7 taking too much time for shutting down?

I have a PC with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04 installed in it. My PC has a Pentium dual core processor and 2 GB RAM. Both OS are working without any problems. But when it comes to the case of shut ...
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Issue with BCD and Windows 7 / Arch Linux multi-boot

Let me clarify. I'm trying to dual boot Windows 7 and Arch Linux. My motherboard supports UEFI, but it's set to boot in Legacy BIOS and the hard drive is partitioned using MBR. I did not want GRUB 2 ...
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Folder Encryption in a network

I am using Windows 7 and I want to put a password in my folder in a LAN. Example: The \192.168.1.1 address is the Server of File sharing in a LAN (in my case). So all of the PC's that are connected ...
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Windows 8 installation on VHD

This tutorial is exactly what im trying to accomplish: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/bott/how-to-use-a-vhd-to-dual-boot-windows-8-on-a-windows-7-pc_p3/4847 to install windows 8 on a VHD. I created the VHD ...
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One computer takes the internet

One of my computers has a steady connection, but when I turn the other one on, the connection suddenly gets so slow and I cannot download anything. I have looked for solutions but cannot find any ...
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How to remove an old “wired” connection internet connection that starts automatically under Windows 7?

A few months ago I stayed with a friend in another country for a couple of weeks and used their wired internet connection on my netbook. I don't recall if it was DSL or cablemodem. I'm now staying ...
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multiple monitors always open process on particular screen

I know that windows 7 has some built-in functionality that controls opening an app on a particular monitor. This proves to work great when only working with two monitors. Open chrome on monitor 1, ...
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Why did remote desktop performance drop when switching from Windows Server 2012R2 to Windows 7?

I have a desktop computer that I remote into on a regular basis. Prior to last week, the host OS was Windows Server 2012R2. Last week, I installed Windows 7, and I immediately noticed that the ...
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Which partition can I delete so that I can install Ubuntu?

I have a desktop computer on which I first installed Windows 7, then Ubuntu 13.10 (in dual-boot). Since everything went fine, I wanted to do the same on my laptop, which currently has only Windows 7 ...
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New HDD (HGST HTE541010A9E680 1Tb) very low write speed (<10 Mb/s)

I've just bought a new 1Tb HDD: HGST HTE541010A9E680, formatted it as NTFS (tried both quick and full format). It has very low write speed. I also have other HDDs and SSD on this PC, and they have ...
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Cannot shrink C: Partition beyond 297 MB

What I am trying to accomplish is to shrink my C drive by 50 GB and make that 50 GB into a new partition to install windows 8 on. In Disk Management it shows I have Disk 0 with 4 partitions : ...
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Network Configuration Operator and UAC Issues

I am deploying computers to folks where they use network devices that require them to change the IP at will, but I do not want them to have any other privilege. To my delight, this group seems to fit ...
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Windows 7 bluetooth how to reenable Lenovo L530

So I somehow clicked something in the notification tray on Windows 7 that disabled bluetooth. I'm wondering how this happened, because on the bluetooth icon there has no option to disable, only to ...
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I want to install Windows 7 on a blank hdd on a partition called X:(instead of C:) Is it possible?

I have a brand new PC with a blank HDD, and I want to install Windows on a partition called X: instead of C:. How can I perform this?
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Digital Signboard: Windows Embedded 8.1 vs Windows 8.1

We are redeveloping a digital signboard application using Microsoft technologies (previously it was developed and used on Linux). We have decided that Windows Presentation Foundation is the most ...
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VPN plus Wake on LAN: Are there excesive security risks in remotely connecting to my computer with such a config?

My problem seems very simple: I have a laptop that has close to no internal storage, but a home PC that has tons. I want to be able to use the HDs on my home PC (which are shared across the local ...
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Internet Explorer and other software crash on exit

On a fresh installation of Windows 7 x64, Internet Explorer keeps crashing on every exit. This happens with IE 11, but I tried to downgrade it to IE 9, but the problem pertsists. Starting IE without ...
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Disable Desktop Window Manager Session Manager

I found that my desktop is very slow because Desktop Window Manager Session Manager consumes heavy memory. I want to disable it but just worry any negative affect. Windows 7 64 bit desktop, SP1 ...
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Use a label or tag system instead of a path system for Windows files

Is there any way to use a label or tag system (like Gmail) instead of the path system (Explorer) that Windows 7 uses? I have files that I want to be able to find from multiple directories without ...
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Can't delete system files from System32/drivers. Need permission

How to delete specific files in System32/drivers? I need to remove a software manually.Guide says that I need to remove some .sys files that are related to that software from System32/drivers but I ...
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IP attributed with Microsoft Virtual Wifi Miniport Adapter

I created a "Wireless Hosted Network" using this very helpful command : netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=YourVirtualNetworkName key=YourNetworkPassword (It is a very interesting ...
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GRUB unknown filesystem error after managing Windows 7 partitions

I'm using Debian and Windows 7 located on one HDD, in dual boot. Windows 7 had two partitions - system partition C: and general-use partition G:. Recently I've cut the G partition in size and created ...
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How can I reset default programs in Windows 7?

By mistake I had changed default program with other files and now all of my files and programs seem to have been changed to word documents, and they do not open. I cannot even open the internet any ...
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robocopy using parent folder name

I have a small batch file that uses robocopy to backup a folder. The intended action is for it to copy C:/users/public/ into D:/Backups/YYYY-MM-DDTHHMM/ At present, it copies the files into a folder, ...
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Problems operating on my computer

This problem really startles me. It feels like my laptop refuses to take certain commands or accepts them and then returns to the previous page/folder/... Here are some examples of what I mean: I ...
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Prevent Power Users install or uninstall softwares in Windows 7

Does anyone know if it's possible to create a user account on windows 7 with custom installation/uninstallation permissions. We have an application that requires the user to be set to Power User / ...
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Unable to change Windows Firewall settings

I am unable to access Windows Firewall on my Windows 7 32-bit computer. I go to System and Security (Start > Control Panel > System and Security) and click on Windows Firewall, but nothing happens. ...
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What would cause nVidia to produce this error when I run minecraft with HD textures?

I am hoping there is someone who has any idea what this error is all about. I am trying to use a 128x texture pack. Specifically SphaxPureBDcraft 128x. I can use the base 128x resource pack with no ...
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Changing boot order/booting from USB

I have the kali-linux-1.0.6-amd64 downloaded on my desktop and have used "Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.5.2" to install this on my Usb. With it completed and the Usb plugged into my computer. I then ...
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Recovery hard drive

I accidentally formatted my RECOVERY hard drive (of file system type RAW). Actually, I don't really know what was inside it and what was it for, I thought that inside it were all my documents, from ...
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AMD Clean Uninstall Utility Deleted ALL AMD drivers. Mouse and Keyboard Completely Unresponsive

So I tried updating to Catalyst 14.4 Beta from Catalyst 14.3 Beta, which just came out today. For some reason the screen went black, with a command line cursor blinking on the top left. It was there ...
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How can I move a huge directory with MILLIONS of files?

I have a client that knows nothing about computers, and did a format and reinstall from the recovery partition of his old AMD Athlon II X4 desktop running Windows 7. This was his primary business ...
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My recently formatted laptop is taking too long to boot, how to improve it?

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R SE, its configuration: Intel Core i7-3632QM 2.2 gHz 8GB DDR3 Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ Bluetooth 4.0/ USB 3.0/ RJ-45 1 TB HDD + 32 GB SSD(mSata) I just formatted it 5 times ...
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Ghost shared folder

I created a share folder on my HTPC: \\\htpc\movies. This is under Windows 8. It worked fine from my other computer (Windows 7). However, I decided to stop sharing that folder. So I completely deleted ...
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Windows Firewall inbound rules still blocks ports

I applied inbound rules for port: 1935, as well as outbound. When I check on canyouseeme.org, it says it (port 1935) times out. When I completely turn off Windows 7's firewall, it works without a ...
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How can I fix dell mSata SSD

I have been formatting my dell laptop for quite a while, I bought it back in 2012, with one year warranty, it ended last august, but I think since the moment I formatted it to windows 8.1 I probably ...
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AppLocker and UAC on windows 8.1

Using the feature:"Local Security Policy-> Application Control Policies->AppLocker->Executable Rules->Create default Rules" will create a rule: Allow BUILTIN\Administrators All Files On Windows7 ...
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Cannot Create Any Account on Windows 7 - User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded

I have run this weird problem of not being able to create any users. It began with the idea of creating new user for gaming. Before that I had 2 Admin accounts, 1 normal password protected account, 1 ...
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How can I restore RAID 0 on my DELL laptop?

I have been formating my dell laptop for quite a while, I bought it back in 2012, with one year warranty, it ended last august, but I think since the moment I formatted it to windows 8.1 I probably ...
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ClearType keeps reseting (disabling) every time I restart windows

At work, I have a machine in which some fonts look awful, so I need to turn on ClearType to make them look good, and it works perfectly fine. But whenever I restart the machine, Windows keeps ...
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Windwos 7 no internet and no Updates

I use windows 7 ultimate as a host for VMWare workstation. I run Windows 8 virtual. Network cable with internet connected to machine, internet works fine on virtual machine. So, host get's proper ...