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SMB response, STATUS_INSUFF_SERVER_RESOURCES

I have a Windows 7 vm running in VMWare workstation, it has 4 cores and 4 GBs of RAM assigned. Currently 3 clients connect to this windows 7 vm to access a shared folder. I noticed when the clients ...
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Blank Pages with Win7

When I clink on a link I get 3 blank pages. I have reset system back to factory setup and even updated to win& ultimate with no change Tried different registry fixes /cleanup programs and did ...
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Resizing window while keeping the layout

I have a windows application I have to use for work, which layout is only sensible when it's at least 1024*768. My monitor has a resolution of 1920*1080. The problem is that I often want to have as ...
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How can I have a second copy of my Windows 7 Laptop Hard Drive?

I want to have a clone of my Windows 7 Laptop Hard Drive and use it to boot my Laptop just by swapping the Hard drives. I want to do this just in case the default Hard Drive dies suddenly. Please what ...
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Software for handwriting in windows 7

Are there some software for handwriting by use of a drawing tablet in Windows 7? I know there is Onenote. But I would like to know if other options are available or not. I do not want to turn the ...
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How to install a program in Windows 7?

Is it Right Click > Run As Administrator or Double Click? I had to uninstall and reinstall some programs many times to get it to work and I'm not sure it is because I chose one or the other. ...
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Remove 'Switch User' Button on Lock Screen Only, Keep Faster User Switching Enabled

I want to remove the 'Switch User' button on our PC's lock screen only. However, I want to keep fast user switching enabled. The button needs to still exist/function when pressing Ctrl-Alt-Delete. ...
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Locked Screen, Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete to instantly log on

Local account on a domain joined PC (Windows 7 Professional). Local account has no password (no worries, it's segregated/secure). Upon locking the PC, we want to "Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete to log on" ...
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HDMI port not working on HP G62 notebook

I have a question regarding my HDMI output - it seems not be working. I tested it using two different televisions and two different HDMI cables. Both worked with other laptops, but not with this one. ...
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Windows 7 Ult 64-Bit Laptop

I have recently bought a USB 3.0 Dual HDD Dock/Cloning Device. The laptop I am using it on has no charge capability so it is only good for external power. I bought the dock due to the laptop having ...
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Windows 8.1 VS Windows 7: which is the better Microsoft OS to be run on a MacBook? [on hold]

I have got a MacBook Pro 15" late 2011, and I need to use MS Windows on top of it. I cannot virtualize it because I want to exploit as much as possible all the computational resources. So I'm not ...
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How do you create a batch file to run a command in Command Prompt [on hold]

I want a batch file that will open Command prompt and then "tracert google.com". How can I do this on Windows 7?
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Dropbox camera uploads not syncing to my Win 7 pc

The photos and videos that I take on my phone are going to my dropbox cloud just fine. But they are not syncing with my Win 7 desktop pc. I've made sure that the folder is checked on the pc selective ...
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copying files from one server to another windows

I have a script where I login to a windows 7 machine(Let's call it A) using SSH. In my SSH session, I am trying to copy files from a share(Let's call it B) to A. I've used cygwin on machine A for ssh ...
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High System process when playing Youtube in Chrome [on hold]

Chrome Version 40.0.2214.93 | CPU: i7-4770 | 8GB RAM | OS: Win 7 When playing Youtube videos in Chrome my System Process runs up to 15%-25% CPU Usage. No cores at 100%. Does not happen in other ...
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Is there a way to record macros to do things I would normally do in Windows explorer? E.g. Open an Excel file read-only?

Countless times a day, I go into Windows Explorer, shift-right click on an Excel file, Copy as path, then go into Run, type Excel /r (paste), which opens my Excel file as read only. Is there a way to ...
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FPS drop in every game that I played recently

Ok, this is what happened to my laptop, I have a Asus N76VZ laptop. Windows 8, Downgraded to Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 8GB RAM , GT650m 4GB Graphic Card. i7 processor. I would say a mid end gaming ...
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How to restrict WIFI for only specific connection?

I want to add WIFI PCI card on few desktops. I do not want those cards to detect any network and only with manual configuration I should latch it to require network. Is this setting possible. Also if ...
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My PC think it runs on battery, can not install Windows

So i have a new PC, a tiny one with every hardware soldered onto it, so i can not remove HDD etc. It is not possible to install from boot, it is not supported..... Tried to Install Windows 7 within ...
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How do I extend RealVNC viewer over two of 3 monitors in full screen mode

I currently have two monitors connected to my laptop, ie. I am working with three monitors. I plan to use my laptop (main) monitor for e-mails and browsing and the other two monitors for my RealVNC ...
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Changes in hosts file doesn't work

On my Windows 7 machine, I have modified my hosts file and put an entry in there for an IP address but the issue is it only works with the short name, i.e. 105.47.67.17 MyMachine works by ...
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Upgrading Internet Explorer 8 to 10 on Windows 7

Can you guys help me in upgrading Internet Explorer 8 to Internet Explorer 10. Even I tried the downloading the IE 10. it is also failed to install and shows a error of you can't install Windows ...
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Broken trust relationship caused poor graphics quality - Win7

I was looking at a laptop the other day which had extremely poor graphics quality, very pixellated and appeared red when on the black bios screen. Naturally, I assumed this was a graphics card/driver ...
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Win7: Is there some trick to speed up display a folder's content or the right click menu?

I'm using Windows 7 SP1, now whenever I click on a folder, the File Explorer takes quite some time to display the content inside; also when I right click on a file, the menu also comes quite slow. ...
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Finding files by only knowing extension?

I'm somewhat disorganized in my file saving habits, so I wind up using the Search function in Windows Explorer more often than one should. I was wondering, is it possible to have Windows find all ...
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“Application Window” like Window Management for Windows

Is the an expose like system that acts like Mac's but is for windows? For example mac has Application Window which displays the current windows for the application. Please refer me to a different ...
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USB created from using Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool cannot boot

I try to install windows 7 using a bootable usb. I use the Windows 7 USB/DVD download tool and run it without any problem. Then I reboot my computer and set the first bootable device to "USB HDD" and ...
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Intermittent loss of DNS server

Lately I have been having this issue which is often preceded by using the remote shutdown tool of teamviewer. After the computer (Windows 7) is rebooted it initially connects to the network and from ...
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VMware Player 7.0.0 (64-bit Linux) crashes when I use Windows Explorer in a Windows 7 Guest

Related software Host - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit, Linux 3.13.0-44-generic VMware (old) - VMware Player 6.0.2 build-1744117 (64-bit Linux) VMware (new) - VMWare Player 7.0.0 build-2305329 (64-bit ...
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Why is my fast computer slow [duplicate]

What is a COSS TEMP file manager.exe My computer many times freezes why inputing information and delays for 15-30 seconds before letting me go on. I am looking into what could be causing this delay.
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When to go peer to peer to an actual server for small business? [on hold]

I've been asked by a small business to help them with their network setup when they moving to a new location. Currently everything is peer to peer with a tcp/ip printer. At what point is it worth ...
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Shortkeys on both sides are not working anymore

Suddenly my shortkeys on both sides have start working; shift, ctrl, alt and the fn keys has stopped working, while the Windows key between these keys are still working. What i have tried/checked; ...
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Weird Hyperlink behavior in OneNote for local links

I'm a big fan of OneNote and use it very often for my daily note-taking activities. Right now, I am facing a really weird behavior of hyperlink function in OneNote for local hyperlinks. I mean all ...
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Access from Win 7 inside Virtualbox to EXTERNAL Samba Ser

even after reading two days of information I havn't found a solution for my problem. I hope You can help me. I'm running Win 7 inside in a VirtualBox. The Virtualbox itself is running on an openSuSE ...
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How do I get IE to prompt before opening a pdf file?

When clicking on a link to a pdf file, Internet Explorer simply opens it in Adobe Reader. How do I make it ask for confirmation first?
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How to diagnose network share problems [on hold]

Are there any tools for diagnosing network share problems? I'm using a combination of advanced sharing and security (no HomeGroup) to share a folder from Windows 8.1 to Windows 7. It used to work ...
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Unknown Internet Explorer 11 Address Bar Icon

I am a developer, and as part of my investigation our customer sent us a screenshot which contains an icon I could not recognize. Does anybody know what this icon stands for (the one with the arrow ...
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Install W7 on netbook Asus R103BA

I have a netbook ASUS R103BA and it came with W8 and I don't want it. I want W7 and I'm not able to install, since my W7 cd do not recognize the hard drive, it says i must look for the drivers and ...
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Where can I download Realtek's HD Audio Manager?

I'm trying to make my front jack panel to work on my W7 machine, with no luck so far. Most of the solutions I read online involve adjusting some settings on a piece of software called 'Realtek HD ...
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Recent Windows Update causing Admin issues in Windows 7

After a recent Windows Update in December 2014 or January 2015, I now have to run a lot of programs as Administrator in order to avoid access/security errors. I'm not sure why, as I'm a local ...
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Siebel cti toolbar wont open on client machine

hoping i am asking in the right place. Server is running Siebel cti 7.7. Pc running windows 7 with internet explorer 8 cant load the siebel call center toolbar. I have installed java version 6 on my ...
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Dragon NaturallySpeaking pretending be in normal mode while seemingly in command mode

This happens quite frequently: I am using Dragon NaturallySpeaking, the DragonBar says I am in normal mode, but when trying to dictate only voice commands are recognized. When the problem appears, I ...
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Virtualbox: Windows 7 raw disk guest on Linux suddently boots stop 7b

I spend most of my time in Linux, but for as rarely as I use Windows I load my dual-boot partition in Virtualbox 4.3.20 via raw disk access. I've set this up on a few machines and I've been using this ...
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Windows 7 update error code 8024200d when trying to install update kb2918614

I have a windows 7 64 bit computer that is failing to install the update kb2918614. It has installed all the other updates. Every time it tries to install, it fails with the error code 8024200d - it ...
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MS Access minimizes when clicking on a JPG-picture hyperlink

I'm using MS Access 2000 SP-3 for many years but since I'm using it on a new Windows 7 desktop pc the application window of Access minimizes each time I click on a textbox with a hyperlink to open a ...
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How to image a windows machine and put it on a Mac?

I have a desktop running windows 7 Professional, which I invested countless number of hours to setup various development environments and tools. I just purchased a MacBook Pro and need to replicate ...
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Windows update change download location

Is there a way to change the download path of windows updates? (I want to protect my SSDs from unnecessary writes.)
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windows starts with strange characters

Windows won't start and hitting f8 does nothing. I end up with a page with the lower left side filled with strange characters. I can't get to control panel to do anything, just these characters. ...
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User Interface quality issue with some programs on windows 7

As the title explains, i have a weird issue with the UI of some programs on windows 7 (Google chrome & unity). Basically the UI looks deformed. Tool bars, fonts etc have irregular shapes to a ...
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How come my computer does not establish an internet connection after restart until I reboot my home router?

Whenever I shut down my computer and start it back up, an internet connection can't be established on that computer - as if the router doesn't recognise that PC in particular. To get a working ...