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Dell windows 7 computer

My Latitude E6500 dell computer sound disappeared, Everything is fine it literally disappeared, there is no reason it is not working I do not understand why. Please help. I did not touch anything?
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Is windows 8 better than windows 7? [on hold]

Both operating systems seems to be good but I doubt that windows 8 is better than windows 7. Is windows 8 as good as Microsoft wants us to believe it is?
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Do I need to upgrade my Intel SATA AHCI controller drivers?

I have an ASUS P8P67M Rev 3.0 and a OCZ Vertex II SATA 2 SSD running Windows 7 x64. I will be upgrading the SSD to a Samsung 850 EVO SATA 3. I've read in several sites that in order to get the ...
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Transfer hard drive from amd processor to intel processor laptop Windows8.1

I am trying to transfer an ssd from a Pavilion with an amd processor to a dell xsp m1710 since it is laying around but on load the screen is black. I thought it was filing related based on the ssd ...
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Is there a virus that can cause a computer to catch on fire or diodes to reverse? [on hold]

This actually happened to me the other day.I was playing a Happy Wheels Demo on the Internet when all of the sudden my screen started to become all glitchy. Then there was a smell of smoke, and I ...
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Does multitasking while transferring a huge amount of data corrupts the file?

I was copying a huge folder ~500 GB from a hard disk to a new location in a different hard disk. Will the files be corrupted if I was multitasking while copying took place? I was playing a video game ...
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Can't install local copy of MSI with msiexec, but can over the network with psexec

I'm not sure why this is the case, but I can't install a local copy of a MSI if I remote into the machine in PowerShell with msiexec. I get this error: [computername]: PS C:\temp> msiexec -q -i ...
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Enable multicast between server/client application

I have a VirtualBox VM running openSuse and an application that is meant to multicast data. I also have an application that is on the same machine running on Windows 7 that is meant to receive the ...
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How can I prevent Cisco Anyconnect, client-side, from setting any IPv6 routes?

On the client side, how can I prevent Cisco Anyconnect from setting IPv6 routes. I'm admin on the client-side, so this shouldn't be a limiting factor. Currently upon connection routes get set for ...
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How to use 3 simultaneous displays with Nvidia optimus

Hp Dv7t quad edition windows 7 (primary) Ubuntu 12.04 Forms like this: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3519/t/19476296 indicate that people using laptops with Nvidia Optimus can ...
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we broke up. His google info keeps coming up. How do I remove my ex from my laptop? [on hold]

Does he have access to my laptop? This guy is scary and he set up my laptop for me. How do I remove him from it? I changed my chrome password, i think. SORRY ABOUT THE PERFECT GRAMMAR
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Screensaver on local display, while user use Remote Desktop on windows 7

we have some meeting rooms that run windows7, when the PCs are not in use, we want to show a screensaver that shows images (kind of like an internal info-screen station), and this works fine. when a ...
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Which partition looks least important? I need a spare partition for Ubuntu

I have been wanting to install Ubuntu for a while, but, I've ran into the "too many partitions" problem, but I am not sure which to make into extended ones, and which not to. Sorry for low quality ...
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Why do text editors think this file is UTF-8?

I have two text files, which I'm giving download links to rather than a pastebin to preserve their contents precisely: field1.txt field2.txt Both of these text files consist only of spaces, ...
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How can I backup my data from a partition so that i can restore to windows later?

To start off I do not know much about Ubuntu in general so be gentle. I tried to do a dual boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu, which failed and I can no longer boot to windows because of a disk error. ...
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Cannot connect Wi-Fi because of previous password

My brother changed the password of the Wi-Fi that I had used to connect my laptop. When he left to another city he changed the password of the Wi-Fi. I know the password but I'm unable to connect to ...
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When we start windows, how do windows assign letter to partition?

Some partition is C: usually the C partition. Another disk got another letter. There has to be some file in windows where this thing is specified. Where? Is it in C:\Boot?
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What is the function of c:\BOOT

There is a folder c:\boot on hard disk. It contains files like: BOOTSTAT.DAT and BCD What is that? I got that when I install windows. Basically I am looking for files and directory where windows ...
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I seem to have a huge VOB file which I need to reduce

Windirstat select drives shows in Extns. Vob files are 326 Gb 80.6% 962 files. My hard drive is always nearly full. What to do? Thanks.
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All programs terminating unexpectedly in a Windows 7 environment

Recently I have been facing some issues with my operating system, which is a 32-bit Windows 7. As far as I think these are memory issues. When I boot my system, after some time, a message pops up, ...
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How can I solve this: “The page was not displayed because the request entity is too large.”

Win 7. I have searched the net for many weeks now and I cannot understand how to fix this. All sites I have gone to suggest that it is iis that has to be modified. It happens on one website only: ...
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How do I open a file that locked?

I need to view my ntuser.dat.LOG1 file, but I get the error that it's locked because something else has it open. How can I force Notepad or some other program to open this file. I really need to see ...
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Almost succeeding Moving Windows 7 to an SSD from Hard Disk without reinstalling

I am trying to do so and I am almost able to do so. This is how I did it Install windows on the ssd. Then, if I reboot, the SSD suddenly becomes drive C Run command prompt from windows ...
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Reject voice calls on Windows Fax?

Is there a way to reject voice calls when the line is hooked up to a fax modem on Windows Fax? Since this is a dedicated fax line, I don't want any voice calls to ring.
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Static headset USB connection

%Windows 7, X99-Deluxe, Corsair H1500 I replaced a headset who had static issues (along with bad cables that broke for a 2nd time) and replaced it with a H1500 corsair headset. The sound was REALLY ...
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Synced dropbox files on corrupt profile (Windows 7) [duplicate]

I recently encountered an error that my Windows 7 user profile was corrupt. After unsuccessfully trying many fixes I conceded to start a new profile afresh. After doing so (and thinking that I fully ...
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Non-persistence in Windows 7

I have a spare Windows 7 license, and would like to set up a small VM for use as a Jenkins slave. As things can go wrong on build systems, and I'd like to avoid cruft building up in the system, I'd ...
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batch script to rename Folders,files and along with data renaming inside a file

With the below code I am able to successfully change the renaming for Folders and files from V31 to V32, but unable to change inside the xml files from V31 to V32 with the below code. @echo off ...
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Firefox becomes unkillable, waiting on AFD driver, any suggestions?

Is anyone else having this problem? Both Skype and Firefox are freezing and becoming unkillable due to "\Driver\AFD". I'll open Firefox and it won't work, it just sits there, "Connecting...", then ...
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How do I disable auto maximize?

I use multiple monitors with multiple applications open simultaneously. I'm having this problem with only one application window (in Google Earth). When I turn maximize off on that window, and then ...
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Strange intermittent latency on one PC in my LAN

About a month or two ago my main PC (also HTPC) started having some intermittent latency issues. PC: Win7 Pro 64 TRENDnet Wireless N 450Mbps USB adapter (TEW-684UB) - connected at 2.4Ghz SABnzbd ...
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High CPU in explorer.exe while accessing folders consists of .flv files

if someone windows expert can help me to find the solution. Problem Description: High CPU usage in the Explorer.exe process when open a folder that contains corrupted .wav files in Windows 7 or in ...
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Blinking white underscore while booting

Recently I have reformatted my Corsair Neutron Series™ GTX 480GB SATA 3 6Gb/s SSD because it just stopped working; I tried to do it with the Corsair toolbox and it didn't work, I also tried with my ...
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Why isn't the proxy server isn’t responding in IE 11?

I'm having problems with Internet Explorer 11 I'm getting the message; The proxy server isn't responding and it won't connect to the Internet. Firefox works fine but other programs need ...
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Control Multi Monitor content per monitor, nvidia card

I've got setup of two Nvidia GT610 cards, and three monitors in total. I am able to extend/project my desktop to other monitors via Control Panel easily, however since all monitors are not visible to ...
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Create IPSec Pre-shared key VPN on Windows <> Cisco ASA

I am trying to create a VPN tunnel between Windows 7 host computer and Cisco ASA firewall. For this I have been given details of VPN protocol and encryption by the company that owns the Cisco ASA: ...
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In Windows 7 date and time stamp of folder is not updated with file change nor after creating or deleting a file in folder

In Windows 7 date and time stamps of folders are not automatically updated with file change nor after creating or deleting a file in folder. Is there any way to change this?
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ASCIIDOC | How to install ASCIIDOC in Windows? [on hold]

I am not familiar with ASCIIDOC. Still not sure what the software does? Just understand it is a good editor. However I am using windows 7. Now want to install the software on my PC. Just wanted to ...
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Know what has been done in Windows 7 with time

I want to Know what has been done in Windows 7 with time. suppose I let my friend to use my desktop, but I am wonder if I can know what has been done in my PC while I was not there. So is there any ...
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2 externals monitors on dell e6510 (nvida 3100m)

I have laptop dell lattitude e6510. It has nvidia 3100m display chip. System is Windows 7 x64 and I've installed the newest drivers from dell. I can't run required configuration: work on 2 external ...
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Opening Microsoft Paint fails, but multiple processes are created

Trying to open Microsoft Paint, but it will not load up. However, for each time I run MSPaint, it will create a separate process for it. There are now at least 20 mspaint.exe processes due to ...
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Item Not Found error when creating folders, and moving files

I get this error whenever I create a new folder in Windows 7 (Ultimate x64). I also get it when copying files about 50% of the time. Even though I get the "item not found" error initially, once I ...
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MME, Windows DirectSound or Wasapi

so im using Audacity and was wondering wich recording device/system I should use for the best audio quality? There is MME, Windows DirectSound and Wasapi.Im on a Windows 7 laptop and I tried them all ...
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How to use local html page as desktop/background

On a windows 7 computer how might one set the desktop to be a webpage. I want to have a local html file that I can edit as needed. Then windows should show that file as the background for the desktop ...
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Service Pack 1Ð? What does Ð stand for?

While looking at some crash reports, I saw that one of the users has "Windows 7 Service Pack 1Ð". I thought that maybe it's a buffer overflow bug, but after googling for "Service Pack 1Ð", I saw that ...
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Win7 set my FAT32 USB key as read-only; can't format it

Today, I backed up some stuff from a Win7 before migrating to Ubuntu. In the middle of copying the files on my FAT32 USB key, Windows set the key as read-only. Now, I need to format the key to put a ...
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Gbridge with Task Scheduler

How to start Gbridge at computer start up using Task Scheduler? Tried creating a basic task with parameters copied from the desktop Gbridge shortcut and the Task Manager shows that Gbridge process is ...
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The best practice to migrate to an SSD and add Ubuntu

First some details. I am running Windows 7 on a laptop. I've cut my C: drive down to ~100gb, and have a 250g SSD which I will replace my internal HDD. I would also like to install Ubuntu on the SSD. ...
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How to diagnose crashes? [duplicate]

My laptop recently started to shut down suddenly, in both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. The PC is 8 years old, it is not overheating (it was before, but the fan was cleaned last year) , I suspect the ...
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Wifi won't turn back on after I accidentally turned it off

I accidentally pressed Fn+F12 on my HP dv6 laptop, which turns off my Wifi. When I tried to do the same to turn it back on, it said "Airplane Mode Off" on the screen, but wifi still wouldn't work ...