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How to make a folder password protected in windows

Could anyone please mention about how to make a folder password protected and hide the folder
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Can I “simulate” a virtual network PC

I have to test a program on my PC that retrieve a path from a DB and then work on files on this path. The problem is that this path refers to \\STORAGE-AREA\etc and in my network there isn't any ...
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Web Pages Won't Load While Downloading Games to PS3 or PS4

For some reason, my PC will not download webpages if I am downloading something to my PlayStation 3 or PlayStation 4. The pages will either fail to load, or pictures will not load and it is very ...
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How to permenatly uninstall a software in windows 7 Including registry data?

I am using windows 7, and I have installed trial version of some non-free software .But now the trial period of them has expired and I want to remove them permanently. I don't want to install them ...
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Is it possible to NTLM-authenticate telnet on Windows specifying credential?

Connecting via telnet to a windows server, it is recommended to use NTLM authentication so as to not send a password in plaintext over the network. The windows telnet client supports this type of ...
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Unable to remove write protection from my SD card in windows 7

My SD card is showing: The disk is write protected So I open Diskpart through the command line in Windows 7 and follow these steps: To check my disk name I type: list disk Now I select ...
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MS Outlook 2013 not working in normal mode but works ok in safe mode

Been working on a laptop for 2 weeks now with this problem and desperately need help. Regarding this issue, I have search the net for solutions. In case some of you may wonder what solutions I was ...
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Compress software installers into one executable

How am I going to compress (I don't know what's the right term for this) different software installer into one? When I click the executable file, all the installer I have is there, then I can proceed ...
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Force 4K in Windows 7 (wrong max resolution reported by the TV)

I have a computer I want to use as a media center running Windows 7 on an AMD Radeon HD 6870. I have a 55" 4K TV (and 4K works, a small Android TV box runs in 4K on it). The problem is that it's a ...
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Booting Debian from USB stick fails although Secure Boot is disabled

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon (3rd gen.; 2015) with Windows 8. I used Unetbootin to create a bootable USB stick with Debian Testing (the USB stick is FAT32 formatted). When I plug in the USB ...
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cant write ID3 tags in windows 7

Most my MP3 files convert fine, however, I have some files that I converted from FLAC to MP3 that no longer allow me access to the ID3 Tags. Not in Windows/Properties/Details or SeratoDJ software, ...
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How to change “system” drive to another

I'm in deep trouble here (4 a.m. local time should give u some idea). My HDD has a primary partition and an extended partition with 3 logical drives in it. My problem is related to C and D drives ...
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Is there a way to set a paging file on a folder-mounted volume in Windows 7?

I have a physical volume mounted to an NTFS folder in Windows 7 that I would like the system to use for paging. Is this possible and, if so, how do I enable it? Thanks in advance.
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How to password-protect an external hard drive or an external USB drive

I've got: 1 external 120GB USB hard drive (TrekStor DataStation pocket capa) 2 16GB external USB drives (EMTEC) 2 32GB or 64BG external USB devices (SanDisk, one is USN 2.0 and the other USB 3.0, I ...
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Windows XP installation disk for XP Mode under Windows 7?

I am running XP mode under Windows 7, for testing / troubleshooting software. I am trying to install a third party driver(unidrv printer), and I get stuck at Setup failed to locate required files. ...
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W7 usb port not working after W10 dual boot

So i got a pc with 3 HDD. Ive got Windows 7 running perfectly on one of them. Some day ago i installed Windows 10 Technical Preview on my second HDD. Windows 10 also work perfectly but when i boot my ...
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How to configure my Brother MFC 9125cn printer to output on the front tray instead of the back tray?

I am using OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 and Brother Control Center 2.12.3. I have no problems using the printer. My wife is using Win 7 professional with Control Center 3. Any idea where I can configure ...
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Prevent “Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center” from installing

Normally I use my laptop at the docking station. There I have an older optical mouse that is unfortunately no longer in production. When I use my laptop in the living room I attach another mouse ...
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Can't “open with” certain programs in Windows 7 [duplicate]

For example: Right-click .pdf file Click "Open with..." "Choose default program" (Reader is currently highlighted) Click Browse button Navigate to C:\Program Files\Inkscape\inkscape.exe, press Open ...
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How to bulk rename file in numeric order in windows7

I did research on google found that there is way to rename file like this: img(1).jpg img(2),jpg ... But what I want to do is exactly this: 001.jpg 002.jpg ... I can't achieve later result with ...
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CD/DVD Drive Inaccessible

My CD drive will spin but will not read the disc. I've tried 3 different discs and 2 different drives. When I go to My Computer to select the drive, I get an error that says "Location not available. ...
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Laptop reboots unexpectedly and repeatedly

My laptop shuts down unexpectedly and restarts. This usually happens three times before the laptop is okay to use. I have run a virus scan, run a check disk and set the power to passive with no ...
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Windows 7 Getting Stuck at “Starting Windows” Screen

After doing much research and spending countless hours working on my laptop, I finally decided to post a specific question about my problems. There are a lot of specifics and a lot of things I have ...
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Failed to open VirtualBox with hosts Windows 8.1 and guest Ubuntu 14 (64bit)

I'm using Virtual Box v4.3.26.r98988 with an Ubuntu 14 guest. Up until yesterday, everything worked fine, but when I try and start it now all I get is an error message: The virtual machine Ubuntu14 ...
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Install Windows 7 64bit over network

I am trying to get our computers and network setup to where i can re-install (or fresh install) windows over our network. All our computers get set up the same way with the same software. I would like ...
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Resize open file dialog Internet Explorer

I'm a little bit stuck here. I'm trying to get the common dialog that appears when you open/save a file in Internet Explorer fullscreen and be persistent. If i open the dialog, resize it, close it and ...
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Most files and all folders have read only permissions

I recently installed windows 7 64 bit on a SSD and now, it appears that all of my folders and most of my files are read only. I have tried to remove the read only aspect of them, or take ownership of ...
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Patch tool without admin privileges on Windows 7

Is there any cli based patch tool that can run in Windows 7 without administrator privileges? I have tried the following tools but they both need admin privileges. ...
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Windows Service unable to detect COM port

We have a windows service (written in C#) that uses a 3rd party DLL to communicate with a COM printer. Already tested the windows service in 4 local machines, and in every case the printer works ...
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Windows 7 / VirtualBox / VMWare : DNS : local name fails - not even DNS lookup, FQDN works

My problem in short: Entering http://app01:8084/ into the browser does not find my server. Entering http://app01.my.domain.com:8084/ does work. With the localname Wireshark not even captures a DNS ...
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Restore partitions on USB drive [duplicate]

When creating a bootable iso image on the usb drive, program imageUSB created a partition on the USB. The problem now is that I cannot restore the USB to a single partition. I am using windows 7 and I ...
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Is there a way to change the MS Word 2013 “pick up where you left off” feature?

This is an annoying feature. I scanned through all options but don't see any option to disable. Any idea?
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Windows 7 professional.32 bit

I am trying to change directory on my command line in my C drive. I am trying to access python25 folder at C:/Python25/ but every time I write cd> C:/Python25/ and press enter, cmd returns Access is ...
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What is port 1001 used by NT Kernel & System on my Windows 7?

Sometimes i make ssh tunnel which listen as sock proxy on port 1001. But lately i can't bind to this port. Apparently this port already occupied. I can bind to any port for my ssh tunnel. But I'm ...
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What else limits readyboost space?

I’m trying to use about 5GB a 64GB usb flash drive—already formatted as exFAT—for ReadyBoost on a 64bit Windows 7 machine, but the slider for space to reserve ends at 4094MB. After 2 hours of ...
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I want to shrink Windows 7 partition, expand Ubuntu partition, remove swap partition. [on hold]

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed on laptop. There is very little space (9 GB) for Ubuntu, and unnecesary 8GB swap partition which would never be used anyway (there is a lot of RAM on this ...
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Credentials don't work on RDP after reboot

I have a workstation at my office that I remote into to do some of my work. Up till now, everything has been fine, and remoting in worked perfectly fine. Suddenly yesterday, it started behaving ...
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Chrome/Other browsers changes the colors of a picture

So I've been having this issue on my home desktop, where the colors of a picture could be completely different from the actual colors, when the browser renders it out. I am only having this issue on ...
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Get Current User Logged on Time (CMD Batch)

OS: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Using the Windows command line, I can see the current user's logon time using the quser command. This results in more output than I desire, so I'm hoping to use ...
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Do apps and Operating Systems constantly read/write from/to HDD?

I was debating with guys about necessity of SSD for me. I'm Salesforce Developer. My tools are Eclipse, Firefox/Chrome, Git. Eclipse does only editing files, saving them locally and sends them to ...
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On command line, how to apply other context-menu operation on a file than default open?

With the start command in a Windows command line it is possible top apply the default context-menu "open" operation on a file, like: start file.pdf But the Windows context menu may define other ...
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Computer Shut Down / Freeze After SSD [on hold]

I recently bought a SSD and I installed Windows 7 64 bits on it. I still have a HDD in the same computer, which has a partition to Windows 7, and another partition to store data in general. I dunno ...
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CMD Command to Shutdown PC AND do updates [duplicate]

We have some Win7 Machines that don't use the shutdown Button but a custom Tool that checks for online PCs and shuts down the NAS if it is the last one online. Everything works fine but I use the ...
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.Net application cannot connect to remote servers if it is started before VPN is started [on hold]

We have a C# (.Net 4.5) Winforms app that communicates with a web server hosted over the internet. It works fine otherwise but fails when user switches to VPN while it is running. It is ...
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Sony Vaio crashes once a day on average

A user had a Sony T series laptop (SVT1311CGXS) that is out of warranty but is still a nice laptop. The problem is that it starts running super slow for 30 seconds and then reboots. It's running ...
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view shared folders for only users who shared with

I shared a lot of folders in my PC , every folder with only one person, when everyone enter to my computer on network, will see all folders that I shared. and this will be confusing. becaus person ...
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Computer powers up but won’t boot [on hold]

I have a Dell All-In-One Touch PC. Last night, I was mid-game when my computer suddenly crashed: The display froze, and a green gash appeared across the screen, and in a few other places too. The ...
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Stopping windows from booting [on hold]

This is not really serious, bt is there a way to stop windows from booting and it gives an error(not really error, just doesn't boot). And when we undo the changes it boots back.
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How to uninstall DirectX 11 and install DirectX 10 on windows 7? [on hold]

I am trying to capture a video with a Star-tech capture card using OBS (Open Broadcast Software) on Windows 7. The problem I am facing is that OBS requires DirectX 10 and Windows 7 by default comes ...
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Rat 3 mouse - broken after literally one use? [on hold]

Ok this was originally a question but I have now confirmed that Mad Catz RAT 3 has broken after 3 hours of use. I would not recommend buying their products.