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Return Code when opening Excel Files

I am trying to open Excel files and I am getting two different error messages when I do. First One: Second One: Any thoughts on why I'm getting these errors? Windows 7 Professional is the OS ...
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Looking for missing “My Pictures”

I was looking for files to delete to free up hard drive space (WIndows 7), and naturally was looking through my photos. Then all of a sudden I could no longer find them! I have the Pictures library ...
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Wake On Lan works w/ Magic Packet But Not w/ Net Activity

My goal is to allow network activity to wake up my system (Windows) and not just magic packets. My system currently wakes on LAN no problem via magic packet however not on "Network Activity". I made ...
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Windows 7 Login like WindowsXP

I do not like Windows 7's default method of user login. I don't want my users to have to click on their icon & then enter their password. I believe this is a security flaw since it tells anyone ...
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View on main monitor content of second distant monitor

Having main monitor, and a second monitor (HD TV) situated on a considerable distance from main PC. Is there any way/tool to see on the main monitor (maybe in small window) the content of second ...
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GIT Bash commands produce no output in ConEmu

I've tried this with ConEmuPack.141123 and ConEmuPack.140602: As you can see, error messages print fine (like dir: command not found), but output from bash commands don't show up. Does anyone know ...
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Search for a string in the whole Excel Workbook

How can I find all the occurences of a sequence of characters in the whole Excel workbook ? (Excel search is limited to the current sheet only)
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See a history/log of moved files?

Is it at all possible to see a log of files that have been moved, and to where? ..particularly, I would like to know if a file/folder had been moved from my PC to a usb stick. Is there any way to ...
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Dual screen in Windows 7 not working

I cloned an image of my desktop to another desktop with the same hardware. I'm connecting 2 DELL Monitors with DVI-I Dual Link, both of them working on POST,CMOS Setup and Windows Loading, but not on ...
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Is it possible to turn off V-sync in Windows 10 for windowed games?

Is it possible to turn V-sync off in Windows 10 for windowed games? It wasn't possible in Windows 8/8.1 so I had to downgrade to Windows 7 which in I could simply change the theme to Aero basic which ...
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Windows 7 is taking too long to load

When I turn on my computer (Windows 7) the operating system is loading for 10 minutes. The following screen is displayed for the first 9 minutes: How do I fix this?
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Invert colors of Skype / any program

In past people were able to set custom skins to Skype. For a longer time this is not possible anymore. I'm totally messed up by its white interface as my whole windows looks different. I know that I ...
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Win7 drive encription without TPM or USB

Do you know any drive encryption solution that works without TPM can work without physical token (pendrive, CD, etc...), with only a password ? I had the misfortune to buy a laptop without TPM ...
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Windows 7 OEM license on Macbook?

A lot of sellers offer OEM licenses with COA stickers on ebay. Assuming that license and sticker are genuine and lic key was never activated, would it be 100% legal if I buy one and use on my Macbook ...
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Touch screen monitor screen for multiple monitor scenario

I am developing windows application for feedback system of automobile company. I want two monitors to be connected to single system on should be touch screen and other one should be without touch. I ...
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If I have network file sharing turned on, and I connect to a VPN, are my files then visible to other users on the VPN?

I have one computer on my home network that I always leave on, with a few shared folders set up so that other computers in my home network can access the files inside. When I connect to a VPN, I'm ...
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Creating a list of locations

I have a list of different files that are located in one directory but different directories within the parent directory. I was to be able to read the list and save to a file the actual location of ...
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random vertical bars on screen

I have a HP laptop with windows 7 running on 2GB RAM and 500GB HDD. I occasionally get problems like "vertical lines" filling my screen (white screen with black and blue lines) and "complete blank ...
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Windows 7 seems to have distorted text and photos [on hold]

How to change text to not be distorted. Also photographs in Photoshop programs are all distorted. Cannot be edited the way they are on screen. They are like italized. Help!
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Too many open files

When I use emacs on my windows7-64 and try to connect to web by (url-retrieve "http://google.com" 'print),it shows the error: Warning (initialization): An error occurred while loading ...
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download.microsoft.com won't resolve

Currently, I am unable to download Windows updates to my PC (Windows 7), and I have discovered that the reason behind this is that Windows cannot resolve download.microsoft.com. Running nslookup will ...
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How do I get an external USB hard drive recognized in Windows PE environment (WinPE running off disc)?

I'm running WinPE on a disc. I believe it's PE 2.0. It's being run on a laptop with USB 3.0 ports, as I'm sure that may matter. I want to connect either a USB thumb drive or USB hard drive but it's ...
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Remove cached credentials without logging off [duplicate]

How to remove cached credentials without logging off? - iam not saying about saved user/password in "rundll32.exe keymgr.dll, KRShowKeyMgr" For instance I am entering my admin storage by UNC: ...
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Copying paste files from shared folder on my desktop to my laptop disconnects wifi

My Windows 7 has a very weird behavior. When i try to access my desktop over home network I am able to connect normally. Then once is START copying the files my wifi disconnects. Everytime. I let it ...
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Installing an HP Laserjet 4050 on Windows 7

In the past, I've installed the drivers for my networked Laserjet 4050 in one of two ways: Downloading the "Install Network Printer Wizard" from HP's web site and running it Downloading the driver ...
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Extremely large amount of reallocated sectors

Before anyone starts giving me links I have read many threads about harddrives and bad sectors. I was just curious about anyway to prolong a read-only drive from death. For months now one of my ...
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Browser redirects almost all of links to Adfoc.us

Since yesterday, most of users in our region and as far as I know, many other peoples received a lot of link redirection. most of these redirection are going to adfoc.us website. this redirection ...
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Identify user profile loaded into HKCU from remote command prompt

I need to modify a setting in the currently logged-on user's HKCU branch of the Registry on a remote Windows 7 Pro PC. I cannot connect using the Remote Registry functionality in regedit.exe but I do ...
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Can I use clonezilla without overwritting my other image backups on the external drive?

I have an external HDD on which I store some files and my Windows 7 image (created by Windows itself). Now I'm trying to backup an image of my Ubuntu partition using Clonezilla on this HDD, but per ...
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Copying files in Windows 7 command line - The System cannot find the file specified

I know this is a stupid question I've made batch files for years and haven't had this much trouble... I'm trying to make a batch file to copy files into a folder and for the life of me I can't get it ...
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Why is every other ping to my wifi router taking a long time?

If I ping my wifi router, I get: C:\>ping 192.168.1.1 Pinging 192.168.1.1 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 192.168.1.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64 <--- Quick Reply from ...
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After a reinstall, how do I force Windows to reconnect User and ProgramData folders that have been moved to another drive?

I moved a friend's User folder to drive D: using the 'mklink in recovery mode' method a while ago, which worked fine. I then used Windows Backup to back everything up, and reinstalled Windows 7, ...
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How to Transfer Data From an External IDE HDD to a Windows 7 PC

I have a 50 GB Seagate IDE HDD from a 10+ year old Windows XP machine. I thought I could easily transfer all the important data from this HDD to a new maching running Windows 7 by pulling it from the ...
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Troubleshooting intermittent server connection

My network has around 50 Windows 7 PCs and two Windows 2003 servers (SERVER1, SERVER2). Many of the clients are having an intermittent problem connecting to SERVER2. The clients are unable to connect ...
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Shift+Key in two keystrokes

Is there any way to use the shift key in the following manner: 'click' the shift key, and then click the key to be shifted? Of course I can use the caps-lock key, but then I would have to click it ...
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search for file name within a file

I'm trying to use the Windows 7 search to look for a file name within a file like this: content:"reports.asp" Instead of getting just files that contains "reports.asp" I am also getting files that ...
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Error only on VirtualBox - CDBOOT : Cannot boot from CD - code 5

Host OS : Ubuntu 14.04 LTS DVD : Windows 7 Virtualization software : Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager Problem Description: The DVD boots fine when I put it before the PC starts. However, it throws the ...
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Faulty inetres.adml on Windows 7 client?

I am a system integrator in training and I've been running into an issue when setting up our systems. After installing all updates on Windows 7 there is an error message when opening the Group Policy ...
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Disabling RegBack

In Windows 7, I find a folder C:\windows\System32\config\RegBack wherein registry files are being created during boot-up. Few queries regarding the same: What are entries in RegBack folder used ...
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Scheduled Task to download file via http but the file name changes monthly

I'm trying to automate a process on my PC to download a file which is published every month. While the file name changes, the path stays the same. For example: ...
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How do you remove the user name text from Windows 7 login screen?

Does anyone know how to remove the user account name part of the login screen? Not the user account or picture, just the "text box"
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How to install 32 bit SharePoint Designer alongside 64 bit office

I currently have MS Office 2010 Professional Plus x64 installed, and need to keep it (very large spreadsheets are a common part of my day). I'm also responsible for keeping couple of SharePoint sites ...
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How to disable access right to the folder in Window 7?

I have two administrative accounts: A and B, and a standard account C. I want User A and C to have a permission to access a folder (can be any folder) but not B. Logging in from the account A, I ...
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Different ways to install Windows 7

Is there any way to install Win7 without CD or USB? I don't want to burn iso file to CD. Can I use programs like power Iso?
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Is it possible to run a program as “elevated” standard user in Windows 7?

Is it possible to run a program as "elevated" standard user in Windows 7? So if the user runs a program as if they were an “admin” their actions would be saved under their username—siuch as ...
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MySQL Workbench periodically errors on auto-save?

What could cause this? It pops up every few minutes while MySQL Workbench is open. I already tried the obvious, blunt-force fix, but it didn't work: Granting all permissions to Everyone in the entire ...
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ERROR: Windows cannot find the path specified

After backup, the following message prompted: Backup encountered a problem while backing up file C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\Dropbox\OAK HILL THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE 2014_15\HEBREW GRAMMAR ...
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How can i remove bootup partition in my netbook?

I accidentally clicked the bootup partition while im making a partition on my hard drive. problem is my other partition was now corrupted due to OS issue. I want to remove it but im not sure how. Can ...
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Network icon not showing up on the system tray

I'm not sure why but my network icon is not letting me connect to the internet because is doesn't exist. I tried to enable it but it is blacked out and is not changeable. This is on windows 7 ...
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Change method / algorithm Windows uses to scale desktop wallpaper?

Note: I'm not asking how to use the various options for windows wallpaper fitting (Fill vs. Fit vs. Center etc). What I want is to change the method windows uses to shrink an image, when you choose ...