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one of my Drives is not visible missing/unallocated

Just turned on my PC and one of my Drives is not visible showing up as missing/unallocated havent had problems previously still detected by the system just saying it is not initialized and have an ...
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failed to install AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client 3.1.05160 with installed error

failed to install AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client 3.1.05160 with installed error: Fatal error during installation. A VPN connection cannot be established
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NAS asking for password

I have a Buffalo NAS, and I turned on access restrictions, but then I couldn't access anything over the LAN because the Windows 7 login prompt wouldn't accept any credentials, so I turned the access ...
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Cannot manually download updates from download.microsoft.com using three different browsers

So, I have both windows 7 and windows 10 installed on two computers. (Total of four operating systems) And I need to download User-Mode Driver Framework version 1.11 update for Windows 7, and Windows ...
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windows7 hangs on boot into safemode

I was having trouble booting windows7 and running it, slow operation etc. so i went into msconfig, and set the boot to safe-mode check box. Unfortunately, the computer hangs before getting into ...
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Laptop trackpad stops responding to taps / scrolling

Laptop: Acer Aspire One AO756 running Win 7 Home Device name: Synaptics Clickpad 8.1 on PS/2 Port Have both Synaptics and Elan ETDWare PS/2-X64 10.6.12.4_WHQL driver installed. If I don't have both, ...
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Can't Copy/Paste Files in Windows 7

Starting yesterday, after I installed the Windows Updates I can no longer copy/paste files on my system. I can however, copy and paste text just fine. Both keyboard and mouse copy/paste functions ...
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Restore Windows bootloader on Virtual Machine [duplicate]

I recently p2v'ed my old Computer into a virtual machine. Since it had a dual-boot and I only copied the Windows partition this broke GRUB. I can still boot Windows with Rescatux though. So my ...
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Trouble deleting registry using CMD

I am trying to delete following registry via CMD but getting "ACCESS DENIED" HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Pastel The above registry cannot be deleted manually as it gives error ...
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system interrupts using 25% cpu?

System interrupts seems to be jumping to 25% cpu and then back down when I'm running OBS and have my Blue Yeti Pro plugged in. Not sure as to why this is happening, and I can't find any information ...
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IE 11 Operating System is not Supported

Am trying to install IE 11 in windows 7 professional 32 bit OS but it showing error. please find the attachment you get know..please help me out this issue... Error Like, "operating system is not ...
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How can I “reflow” an MAPI call to a MAILTO call?

I am using Windows 7 in VMware Fusion. The VMware "host application" provides itself as a handler for a variety of protocols and file extensions, so that links and files opened in windows can be ...
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Missing file on internal hard drive

I recently began to backup my computer. Just after my first backup, I got a message which said files were skipped. Backup encountered a problem while backing up file ...
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Certificate invisible after import

I am trying to import a certificate into my Personal store but it doesn't work. However it says that certificate was imported successfully. I don't see it in the list. I use MMC -> Snap-in -> ...
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Part 2: How to open console2 (or any other exe) through the explorer location bar

I'd like to open Consolez from the address bar in explorer, which is easy enough, but the problem is, it's pointless to do it if want ConsoleZ to start in explorer's current directory. I've tried some ...
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Why rdp local drives don't work until I view the settings and reconnect?

I have some users that use remote desktop connection and recently they cannot access their local network drives within the remote session. When I view the settings under local resources and click on ...
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Disable DNS proxy in Internet Connection Sharing

I have BIND installed and ICS enabled. When computer starts, ICS binds 53 port before BIND. I tried to set ICS dependency from BIND, but looks like named need some time before port binding, and ICS ...
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How can I use Windows 7 Ad-Hoc wireless networks for computer gaming LANs?

We intend to play Terraria 1.3 without having any routers or modems.. I've been told that we can make an Ad-Hoc Network to play, and so we did, we both connected to one, but it didn't work for us, as ...
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On Windows 7, when user1 logs in, user2's skype account signs in, how can this be prevented?

user2's skype account is set to autoconnect when user2 logs in. However when user2 is logged off and user1 logs in, user2's skype also logs in. This is obviously undesired behavior. It's on Win7 ...
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Error with DocRecrypt

I Get this error when i try to decrypt a XLSX File with Microsoft docrecrypt: error_open Storage Last Result: 0x800300FF I'm running win 7 and office 2010. Any help much apriciated!
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My computer is behaving as if the shift key is stuck

I know there have been a lot of posts regarding this same topic but none of the fixes seem to work for me. My shift key is behaving as if I'm pressing it continuously, when I'm not. The sticky keys ...
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Install Samsung Android Note 2 MTP INF driver for Win XP in to Win7 - Win10 is using the same exact driver?

I am troubleshooting Windows 7 64-bit MTP support for Samsung Note 2 with DN4 ROM. Those who Google Samsung android MTP support for Win 7 will discover that this is a very long standing and unsolved ...
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Hibernate Windows 7 with outstanding updates

Despite hibernation being enabled, my home PC does not show Hibernate on the power menu when there are outstanding Windows updates. Background On both my Windows 7 Ultimate work and home PCs I have ...
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How does one find out what application is making RegSvr32 calls?

An application (or something else) keeps on trying to load DLL files using RegSvr32 when I start my computer and I keep on getting two log windows saying: The module ...
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Laptop Freezing continues after installing Nvidia Graphics card Drivers [on hold]

I had bought a new laptop with Ubuntu as the OS. The configuration is as follows Dell Inspiron 15 3000 series i7 processor 8 GB RAM 1 TB Hard Disk Nvidia GetForce 840 Graphics card. Intel HD 5500 ...
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How to find out what website my emails are coming from [on hold]

My boyfriend keeps getting these emails saying so and so wants to meet. Well it's not like other sites that are fake - trust me I've done my research, this site is different as it uses .org and things ...
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Windows File is ludicrously huge and I cannot unzip it

I use an online file backup service (Backblaze) and recently got a new computer. Several files on my old computer were too large to move via my usb drive so I decided to download them from my backup ...
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How do I perform an OEM Windows installation?

I'm building a computer for one of my friends, and have purchased a Windows System Builder License. After running Windows Update and installing missing drivers and a few other necessary applications, ...
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Error when attempting to enable MSMQ HTTP Support - 0x80070bc9

Add/remove programs -> Turn Windows Features On and Off -> Microsoft Message Queue (MSMQ) Server -> Microsoft Message Queue (MSMQ) Server Core -> MSMQ HTTP Support This results in an error, "An error ...
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Windows 7 running slowly despite having lots of CPU and memory free

This is my computer spec Intel i7 2500k @ 3.4ghz, Win7 64bit 16gb of ram Radeon HD 6800 My computer is starting to run progressively slower for example when switching between programs ie excel to ...
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windows command line find file, untar

I want to untar a file I just downloaded in windows 7. I am in the directory, but there are too many files and the name is too long to simply type out. How would I do this in the command line? If this ...
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Can I get a larger Windows 7 Remote Desktop screen than the real screen on the machine?

I have two Windows 7 machines: A) Has four 1920x1200 displays as the desktop. Windows sees it as two 3840x1200 displays. B) Has a single 1920x1200 display When I am using A), I'd like to RDP to B) ...
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How to check version of IE on Windows 7 with PowerShell?

I want to check which version of IE I have on my Windows 7 machine. I would like to do this with the command line, either through Command Prompt or PowerShell. Thank you!
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Deep Freeze on my pen drive

I own a pen drive. One day my friend collected this pen drive from me and gave that pen drive to his friend. Unfortunately the pen drive has been frozen. My friend does not know about the software ...
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MyDocuments twice in users folder

My laptop (Win7 PRO SP1) picked up a second instance of 'My Documents' in C:\Users\user_name. A) is this normal? B) if not, what to do about it? The first one seems to be a link, and double ...
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How to set heap size (-Xmx) more than 1 gb in Windows 64 bit machine with 4gb ram?

I got the error as below: Error occurred during initialization of VM Could not reserve enough space for object heap Could not create the Java virtual machine. I can set maximum heap size 1gb. After ...
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how to convert vhd file to a .img bootable image [on hold]

i have a window 7 bootable vhd file. i want to convert it in to a .img bootable image. which boots in qemu virtual machine. tell me solutions. and one more thing. Is .img contains multi partition ...
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All programs crash after trying to save on desktop

I used to have a problem in saving with Google Chrome, the problem is whenever I want to save something in the Desktop, Chrome crashes. Now I have this problem with all programs. Whenever I try to ...
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How to get bluetooth headphones working in Windows 7 PC?

I spent several days on this but still no luck. Basically I have Plantronics BackBeat Pro and I also have CSR8510 A10 bluetooth dongle. When I put the dongle into a USB port, Windows installed some ...
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How to copy one big file to two drives C: and D:?

As total space including (C: and D: drives) availalbe in my PC is around 4GB. But C is having 2GB and D is having 2GB then how to copy a file of size 3GB. Please don't say that to merge both drives, ...
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command to wake up the windows system after sleep command

From C# program I want to call windows command prompt and make the system to sleep and after few seconds I should wake the system. I am successful in making the system sleep but I can't wake it up ...
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Context menu program doesn't work

After unistalling old versions of Photoshop, whenever I right click on an image(png,jpg,etc...)to "open with" Photoshop doesn't appear. At this point, obviously, I click browse, locate photoshop.exe ...
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how to connect internal hard disk to laptop via usb?

I have a seagate internal sata hard disk as well as an external sata hard disk.Can i connect the internal hard disk via the external hard disk USB cable ? this is the cable i have with me
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Disable some Win+X hotkeys for Explorer from RegEdit under Windows 8.1

How to disable some of Win+X keys that are registered to Explorer so that they could be used by other software (e.g. disabling Win+I and Win+P and then mapping these keys from within Search Everything ...
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How to stop one process detecting another is running

I have an application (Utility.exe) that refuses to perform certain operations if it detects another process (Target.exe) is running. I am not certain of the detection method that it uses. It may be a ...
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My friends computer got hit with a virus and a lot of his files are now corrupted. [duplicate]

I have a question regarding a friends computer, he recently he had been plagued by a virus that had corrupted a lot of his videos, text files and games, it inserted this file extension .HNTEUTH, how ...
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In Windows, how can I get a list of all installed programs via script?

I'm trying to figure out how to get a list of all installed applications using a script. My O/S is Windows 7 x64. I've found several purported mechanisms to generate a list of installed ...
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How do you use multiple monitors in MS Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.7?

Using the RDMan from: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=44989 Tools->Options->Full Screen-> last checkbox is 'Use multiple monitors when necessary' however this has no ...
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Removing software status from SSCM [on hold]

I have this scenario on my office Windows 7 64-bit computer. In May I was assigned a software package via SCCM and it has the status "Installed" in SCCM. This software was updated manually and then ...
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Windows 7 HDD with a BSOD on boot, not detected when connected as non-boot drive

I've just installed a new SSD into a Dell Vostro - I first tried cloning the old HDD onto the new SSD, then switched the boot priority but it wouldn't boot from the SSD and fell back to the HDD. So I ...