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Can I upgrade to Windows 10 Technical Preview from un-activated Windows 7?

I wanted to try out Windows 10 from one of my computers currently running Windows Vista. I'm pretty sure that Windows 10 is a free upgrade (that comes with a product key?) from Windows 7, and I have ...
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Strange CPU Usage History

My CPU history graph on the task manager is acting strangely. The fan also seems to be "revving". Here is an image of what is happening. This is my laptop and the processor is Intel core i5. ...
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How do I delay Outlook 2007 and my phone app. until Commodo has booted?

Win 7. Outlook 2007, vBuzzer and Skype are set to boot automatically. I don't want them to be active until my AV, Comodo has finished booting. How can I set that up?
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How to insert a row into an Excel sheet1 and automatically insert the row into sheet2 [duplicate]

I have the following table in sheet-1 (master table) from an excel workbook. I want an excel formula that can allow me to automatically add a row to similar table in sheet-2 if I add it to the main ...
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Fullscreen DOS console on Windows 7? [duplicate]

Is there a way to run a console program in fullscreen mode on Windows 7? In previous versions of Windows, you could put the console into fullscreen mode. This is not the same as simply maximizing ...
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“don't know how to make '…/…/probes.h'” Ruby Compile error Windows7 x64

Getting this error when using nmake on Windows7 x64 to compile Ruby 2.2.0 I've never done this before, so I have been following this and this advice: I believe the problem is to do with the ...
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Make local Virtual Box server available to other computers on the wider host OS LAN

I’m running VirtualBox on Windows 7, the guest virtual machine OS is Ubuntu Server and it’s set up in such a way that I can access it from the host machine on 192.168.56.101. The host machine IP in ...
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No option to enable the Intel Virtualization Technology in BIOS?

Laptop: Samsung NP350V5C-S03IN 64-bit capable: Yes BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. Version-P10AAL Date-04-07-2013 Processor:Intel Core i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz, 2 Core(s), OS: Windows 7 Home Premium ...
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Automatically add a row to similar table in sheet-2 if I add it to the main table in sheet-1

I have the following table in sheet-1 from an excel workbook. I want an excel formula that can allow me to automatically add a row to similar table in sheet-2 if I add it to the main table in sheet-1. ...
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Windows shows WiFi networks that are not available as available

I have a computer running Windows 7. My problem is that it shows any Wi-Fi network I connect to as available even when it is not. The only way to know which networks are truly available is to disable ...
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How to solve Infrared Receiver probblem? [on hold]

my windows update center asks me to download an infrared receiver for my computer Dell Latitude D620 and i don't know how to succeed everytime i try it in the dell site as it is requested
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Starting VirtualBox machines fails with “Unable to load R3 module … VBoxDD.DLL (VBoxDD)”

Starting any machine on VirtualBox 4.3.22 on Windows 7, is failing with the following errors: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Kivy. Unable to load R3 module C:\Program ...
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Lync 2013 can no longer archive converstations

I have Lync 2013 installed on my Windows 7 work machine, which I believe was installed on my machine from day one. A few weeks ago I upgrade the rest of Office to 2013, I believe it was at 2010 ...
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Windows 7 favorites not working in windows explorer

For some reason I seem to have deleted all the favorites in the favorites menu in the file explorer. With favorites menu I mean this one: Trying to add new links doesn't work and right clicking ...
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Import outlook express into outlook

I have old backup from outlook epxrees (on Windows XP). Now I have Windows 7 with outlook and I can 't install outlook express. Is there any way to import this backup (many folder with .dbx files) ...
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What are these strange folders and how do I delete them?

I just reinstall my computer. This is what I found. See pics. I bet it's due to me using the drive as some extra memory. However, I reinstalled my computer. Those folders should mean nothing now. ...
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How to determine interface name for aircrack suite on windows

On Linux all guides show that the wireless interface is wlan0, but on windows there is no obvious documentation on how you discover the name of your interface. I'm trying to run this command to test ...
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Win 7 Create Folder Junction from Desktop to inside Dropbox Folder

I'm not asking how it can be done, I already know how to; MKLNK /j C:\Users\<username>\Desktop C:\Users\<username>\Dropbox\Desk What I want to know is whether or not I should. I know ...
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Task Schedule excel file with ODBC/Oracle connection

I am having problem running an excel file with ODBC connection for Oracle to run via Windows-7 Task Scheduler. It will just say running. What the excle file does. After I open the file, it will ...
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Intel HD Graphics 3000: Screen resolution greater than panel's? [duplicate]

Occasionally, I need to create screenshots at a resolution higher than the display of my laptop. It has two graphics cards, an Intel HD Graphics 3000, and an NVIDIA NVS 4200M. In the BIOS I can switch ...
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Does windows change files when file extensions are changed?

I have noticed that changing the file extension from one to another and back to the old one will make the file unusable. Why is it so ? Does changing the extension change the file contents ? Also, ...
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i confuse about which formula are appliced [on hold]

my problem is combination of some related data like, if amount is <2000 then Charges apply 250,if amount is 2000 to 25000 then charges apply 1300,and to be continue.. so i confuse about which ...
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How to Boot to VHD without any “host”?

Windows' BCD users needed here ! Any explanations are welcome even if you don't have the answer itself :) I've found many tutorials to do it, but I do not want to use any WinPE or copying any guest ...
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ID disk from event message

I have the following event in event viewer: "The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Harddisk6\DR19." Log Name: System Source: Disk EventID: 11 Level: Error How do I know what disk this ...
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How do I configure Microsoft Remote Desktop to remote into my PC from my Android tablet?

I have installed the Microsoft remote desktop app from the Google play store, and ran it while I was at home, and it worked fine; I have a wireless cable modem router, so I added and configured a ...
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Virus/Malware/Hijackware Win7 - Hijacks Admin Permissions & More

I’ve recently come across a very resilient virus—I use that term extremely lightly because I have no idea what this actually is—that has entirely shut down my computer. My machine is a custom built ...
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Changing Desktop Notification sound in Iron/Google Chrome

I am wondering how I would go about changing the Desktop Notification sound in Iron which is based of off of Google Chrome. I have done some Googling but have so far found nothing. I am using Iron V ...
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windows 7 says UmmyDownloader doesnt exist but is still in my list of apps

windows 7 saiy ummydownloader doesnt exist but still shows in my list of installed apps cant delete it because it is not supposed to exist. Tried to delete several times, looked for it in the registry ...
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How do I use a 32-bit version in Internet Explorer 11 (64-bit)?

I need to run the 32 bit version of Windows Internet Explorer 11 for a specific app. But my OS is 64 bit. How do I specifically do this? Is it even possible? Thank you!
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2nd Wifi connected PC loses connectivity seemingly when other PC falls asleep?

I have a PC connected via ethernet to an ubee modem/router for internet access. A 2nd PC in another room is connected via a usb wifi connector. Often I am told the other PC loses connectivity and if ...
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one click prevent domain users changing walpaper, time, disable lan, controll panel without group policy [on hold]

any one click registry trick to prevent domain users[windows 7] changing following things. i need to apply 30 workstation pc. our dc centralized. so i don't have access to create domain policy. i hope ...
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Virtualbox Color Depth

Windows 7 64bit Host, Windows 98 SE Guest. I am trying to run a game that requires 16-bit color depth (Obsidian). The Guest's display panel is telling me I am in 16-bit color mode. But the game says ...
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my laptop is not not booting from cd

I'm trying to format my laptop. I burned the Windows ISO file on a DVD. The problem is my laptop is not booting from the DVD. After a lot of time spent searching, some suggested to stop the secure ...
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Most programs not visible in Programs and Features in windows 7

The issue i'm having is that only a small percentage of programs show up in the "Program and Features" section of Windows 7, where a user can uninstall programs. Formerly known as add/remove programs. ...
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Showing different space in Windows and Mac [duplicate]

I have a Mac which has a 500GB drive. I used bootcamp to split the whole drive into 300GB for Mac OSX and 200GB for Windows 7. However, when I went into Windows, I found the spaces for the two ...
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How to increase space for ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu in my laptop along with Windows 7. Initially I alloted only 20Gb and installed it. Now I need to add 30GBB more to it. How can I do that? I am new to Ubuntu. ...
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Running ipv6 tunnel on windows 7 alongside local dns server

I am running an IPv6 tunnel via Hurricane Electric in Windows 7, which has been working fine for ages. My router does not support IPv6 at all natively. I am also experimenting with running a local ...
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CRC Error..HDD failure or Windows failure?

I have seagate hdd with windows 7 ultimate installed on partition C and the partition D for data. Suddenly while booting, windows ask me for disk checking volume/partition D for consistency. If i let ...
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It's saying that my Packard bell needs a cable connection [on hold]

when I turn my Packard bell laptop on it says I need to check my cable connection?why is that?
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How to remove mystartsearch.com from browsers

Today, my sister accidentally downloaded an adware/spyware into my PC. Now, every-time I open up any browsers, I will see mystartsearch.com homepage. I tried all the best I can based on my knowledge ...
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How much does having Indexing running on my Samsung SSD affect health vs. search speed?

I used the Samsung Magician program to check my SSD and it recommends disabling Indexing b/c it generates a lot of random reads and writes. But it seems like if I disable Indexing then everytime I do ...
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How do I check the health of my Samsung SSD?

I've got a Samsung SSD on Windows that's giving CHKDSK errors. How do I check the health?
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How can I tell if repeated CHKDSK errors means my SSD is going bad?

I"m getting errors (see below) on CHDSK on my SSD drive (it's the main Windows drive). How can I tell if they mean my SSD is going bad? + System - Provider [ Name] ...
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How do I access SmartCtl on Windows 7?

I've got an SSD that may be going bad. A SU answer suggested using Smartctl but I don't know how to access that. (It's not available on the command line)
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IE11 on windows 8.1 loses my logins data

I recently switched to windows 8.1 and IE 11 and in Windows 7 with (I am not sure about IE version!), when I login to say Gmail and I closed IE and restart my laptop, I was still login to Gmail when I ...
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How can I enable 'tagging' to a file for file types that don't allow it normally?

Background: Here's the situation: I have a game that I'm adding mods to. Mods generally add extra files to the game folder. So I'd like a way of easily distinguishing between 'mod' and 'vanilla' ...
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Sudden BSOD (blue screen of death) on MacBook Pro running Windows 7

I have a MacBook Pro (2014 Mid) running Windows 7 and it encountered a sudden blue screen death as the screenshot shows. The information on the blue screen reads: A problem has been detected and ...
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Print spool service appears to cause Explorer to hang - how to fix this?

I'm encountering a strange problem. A few days ago, my primary printer (Samsung ML-2950) unexpectedly stopped working with a "0 % toner" message. One file was in the print queue at that time. Right ...
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Set freshly applied windows 7 image to boot into audit mode

I applied a windows 7 image from a windows 8 setup disc onto a drive on my hard disk,. and added the boot entry I want to boot it into audit mode, so that I can update everything, install software, ...
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My pendrive is not working .. Please help me out [on hold]

I made my pendrive as a win7 bootable usb and installed win7 in my friend's lappy. and I have formatted the pendrive after installation of win 7.. and when I connected again to my lappy, it asked to ...