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Windows Media player isn't seeing some sub folders

I'm trying to share some video files from my computer to my Roku 3 via it's media player app. To do this I have to use Windows Media Player on the computer. Rather than add all of my video files (the ...
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Blank screen after installing new graphics card NVIDIA quadro FX 580 on Windows 7 Ultimate

Secondhand card, no instructions or installation CD I plug the card in, and start the computer, I get blank screens on a) my onboard video b) all ports of the new graphics card (NVIDIA Quadro FX 580. ...
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Paste a copied text word by word

I want to copy a text and if I paste, the first word will be pasted only, then another paste will past the second word and so on. either word by word or line by line.
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ICS failing between Windows 7 host and Windows 8

I'm trying to set up a temporary connection between my laptop (running Windows 7) and my desktop (Windows 8) to allow me to access the internet on my desktop. I followed the instructions Microsoft ...
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Can't find drivers for ASUS X553MA for Windows 7

Do you have any idea about where I can find drivers for ASUS X553M for Windows 7 ? I read in the user manual that drivers on asus.com are only compatible with Windows 8.1
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Cannot Save Changes To Files Edited Using Notepad++

I also noticed its opening files from the temp folder rather the program files and its not included in the default programs. This happened after installing an update I think it also has something to ...
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Disable program access files?

I have a program and somehow it scans the PC and if the program finds "hack" called file somewhere, it quits. It scans for example the running files, browser searched sites. How can I disable ...
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ulead dvd workshop 2 no sound on win7

i recently upgraded from winXP to win7, and the program stopped playing sound it seems like windows dosent recognize the program at the mixer the windows compatibility mode doesnt seem to fix the ...
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Is it reasonable to install Windows 7 on my Pentium D system?

I got have this old computer containing: Pentium D 2.8 GHz Socket 775 CPU 2x512MB DDR2 memory listed at 667Hz An ASUS P5LD2 motherboard An 80GB WD HDD (expect weak specs if there are several models ...
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Computer wakes from sleep instantly. No lastwake information

My parents' computer wakes instantly when put to sleep. It spins down and then starts a second later. There are no devices set to wake, lastwake gives no information, eventvwr is empty, and the power ...
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Launched programs start a process, yet don't appear

On my Windows 7 Laptop, I've recently encountered this new problem after a year without any issues: Now, upon launching certain programs (Such as iTunes, or the window after specifying all WinSCP ...
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Google Chrome Privacy Error NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID

Background: I'm running Windows 7 SP1. Using Chrome 39.0.2171.95 m. For a while my computer's clock was set to sync with time-b.nist.gov automatically, but the correct time would never display. It ...
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Dual Monitors Causes Crashes/Blackouts?

Just built a new system, and as soon as I plugged in the second monitor (computer was sleeping, I believe) the computer blue-screened: SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED, atikmdag.sys Then latter, I ...
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Public Desktop icons plus more not showing

We have one user on one computer that all of the Public Desktop icons is missing from her computer, plus things like recycle bin. Her personal icons are showing as they should, just not the public ...
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Stop automatically scanning for Wi-Fi on Linux Mint

How can I disable the automatic scan for other Wi-Fi networks when I'm already connected on Linux Mint? I have an HP laptop with touchscreen buttons and the Wi-Fi button doesn't act as usual. It ...
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Manually set the microphone volume in Dragon NaturallySpeaking

Is it possible to manually set the microphone volume in Dragon NaturallySpeaking? The Dragon NaturallySpeaking Audio Setup Wizard automatically determines the supposedly best microphone volume (some ...
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Win7 not shutting down and not locking

Has anyone else experienced recently (and found a solution for)? Windows SP1 64-bit not shutting down; all icons are gone, the background image is still on the screen, the HD light is only ...
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no logon server available

I am providing laptop support to a user in another state. I'd hate for the user to have to ship the laptop back just for me to login and create a local profile for the user. The OS is Windows 7 and I ...
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WiFi network keep disconnecting

I'm connected through wifi router and I'm experiencing some issues with the network. Sometimes, the wifi connection is disabled and I couldn't connect to the network again. When I disable and ...
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How to tell if programs using Java [on hold]

How can I tell if programs are using Java? We are going to update to 8. Is there ascript to run?
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Binding 2 windows together for alt+tab usage

My basic developing workflow consists of a text editor and a command prompt. These are almost always used in tandem, side-by-side. So, to me they are essentially one window. An annoyance that I have ...
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Check Disk Usage in Windows 7 [duplicate]

How do I view the disk usage of all folders in Windows 7? I need to get the same result I would in Linux with the command df -h. I'm mainly interested in seeing which disk and folder is consuming the ...
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Install Windows 7 on bootcamp with broken DVD drive

I'm upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7 on 15 iMacs with Snow Leopard using bootcamp. Unfortunately on one of the iMacs the DVD drive seems to be broken. What are my options ? Can I use an USB ...
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How to login to a Mac to access files from a PC?

I have a MacMini running Yosemite and a PC running Windows7. I want to copy some files from the Pc to the MAc For some reason the Mac cannot see the PC on the network, but the PC can see the Mac. ...
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match product and copy a row range to Sheet 2

I have 2 Sheets. In Sheet1 I have a list of products (400) in column A. In colums B to M is the space for the names of 10 different owners, but each product could have any number of owners in one of ...
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winlogon.exe corrupted. Regular fixing methods do not work

In the morning, when I switched on my computer, I was faced with an error saying that winlogon.exe is missing or corrupted. I logged on to my USB OS and replaced the winlogon.exe on the computer ...
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Understanding Memory.dmp file drive failure

I have a desktop Windows 7 PC that keeps randomly rebooting, so I looked in the event log an there was lot of Critical kernel-power events followed by a bugcheck events. The bugcheck event pointed ...
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How do I remove Computrace from the BIOS

I picked up a computer from my barber and it looks like it's got Computrace installed. Which I'm presuming is the culprit for it randomly bluescreening. Is there any way to remove this garbage from ...
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Expired web/SSL certificate error on only one computer

I have a strange problem with one website's SSL certificate that only affects one computer. The site works fine on other computers with no error. I do not own or administer the website, but because ...
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Why is Windows 7 & Win 8 Clipboard mysteriously being cleared?

Over the last few months i have noticed that both my win7 and win8 machines mysteriously clear the clipboard. I am sure that prior to this, when I copied something it would remain on the clipboard ...
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Can you disable sticks of RAM in windows without physically removing them?

I think I'm having RAM issues with one of the games I'm playing. It will slowly start dropping frames until it becomes very hard to play. I ran memtest86 and it identified some errors and bad ...
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DVD-RW unit now appears as a CD-ROM unit in “Computer”, can burn DVDs but opens them as folders

My Windows 7 laptop has a DVD-RW unit which has always been recognized as such in the "Computer" Windows Explorer window and has been able to burn ISO images or data folders to both blank CDs and DVDs ...
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How to use testDisk to fix partitioning trouble

I have Laptop Dell with Winodows 7 as primary OS. Also, I have Ubuntu as dual booting with Windows. I got booting trouble. I can't access to my files in both Windows and Ubuntu. My hope is testDisk to ...
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All Programs Crashing - Multiple Error Logs Included - Help Needed

My desktop has been unusable for several months now. Whenever I open a program, especially one with a heavy focus on moving visuals the application will crash within a few minutes. With some ...
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Can not restore minimized/switched full-screen applications/games

Recently I re-installed a fresh copy of Windows 7 with all available updates downloaded for both Windows and Drivers and with no problems at all. Everything was good but when last night I started ...
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Gateway E4500D dual processor

I have a Gateway E-4500D with dual 2.8 g processors can I use a 64bit OS? I want to upgrade to windows 7 64.
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Is the voice command “transfer” to transfer text from the dictation box to the application supposed to work?

Once I'm done dictating in the dictation box, I can transfer the text with the voice command "transfer text" or "click transfer". The official Dragon NaturallySpeaking manual says that one can use ...
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VPN can access network drives by IP but not by computer name

I have a VPN set up on my laptop. When I take it out of the office I can't access mapped network drives. I noticed that all my network drives went something like \\THE-FILE-SERVER\Data, but when I ...
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Outlook not showing mails when using quicksearch

When I use the quick search tool in Outlook 2013, it returns only entries from the Lync conversation history folder. Only when I click on "show more search results" at the bottom of the list will ...
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How can I get a better control over the brightness [duplicate]

I have a Dell xps17 (windows 7) and I find the brightness control very annoying. I often work during night time and the lower settings is fine but if I increase the brightness settings by just one ...
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How to install the Microsoft TTS voices in Windows 7?

I've downloaded the language data MSIs from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=27224, after successfully installing the runtime and the SDK. But when I try to install any of the ...
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How to solve win7 freeze? [duplicate]

I just click firefox and it totally freezed that keyboard or mouse couldn't move anymore... In three days recently, my win7 freezed 4 times. How to know which part of hardware or software caused ...
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Optimum way to back up my ultra-book running on windows 7? [on hold]

Note: My laptop does not have an optical drive. How can I backup my laptop such that I retain all my app settings and I don't have to reconfigure it all again. I am more interested in a local ...
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Harddisk reinstalled - can data be recovered?

We have a laptop here which had Ubuntu installed on it. When it came back we removed the old partitions, created a new one and installed Windows 7 on it. This install is still fresh. Will it be ...
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Lost partition restoration [duplicate]

While trying to install my bios update on windows 7 the installation program made an automated allocation for 8GB(volume 2 partition 2 of Type Fat32). But the allocation happened by substracting these ...
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How to connect to wifi with local access only?

I need to connect to my modem through local only, while the other computers continue to have both local and internet connectivity. Is this possible? My OS is Windows 7 64bit
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Windows Explorer or filesystem not accessible by apps after some uptime

I am running Windows 7 and after an unknown amount of uptime Firefox, Google Chrome and other apps are not able to access the filesystem anymore until I restart the apps. Whats happening is the ...
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How to reset arrow key orientation rotation by 90 degrees?

Somehow the orientation of my arrow keys is rotated by 90 degrees. This means, when I press left, the cursor goes down, up is left, right is up and down is right. I tried to use another keyboard, but ...
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Make a program see the file-system differently on Windows

I'm using Winamp since god knows when. I have all my songs in the media library with all my mp3 files with all kind of cool statistics like how many times I've listened to each song, ratings etc. The ...
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Can I add more RAM to make my Samsung N-145 plus Netbook faster? [on hold]

Samsung N145 Plus. Intel Atom CPU N455@ 1.66 GHz. Win 7 Starter 32 Bit OS. I like this Netbook, but it is somewhat slow. I have already added a 2 GB RAM stick in place of the 1 GB that came with it. ...