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Networked user cannot user local printer

I have a user on our network has a purchased a Dymo label printer. I am able to install the software that runs the printer; install the printer which is then visible in device manager. When I ...
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Recover to windows 7 factory OS from windows 8.1, dell xps

I have dell xps 15, it came with windows 7 in its recovery partition, and I upgraded to windows 8.1. Now I want to recover to windows 7 again from the recovery partition, but It didn't work, it always ...
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Windows 7 explorer: Is this a bug, or intended behavior?

In Explorer in Windows 7, if you select 9 or more files (but not all) and rename them, the selection is lost after the files are renamed. Is this intended, or a bug? This behavior does not show ...
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TeamViewer Unattended Access without Monitor

I'm trying to manage some computers on my LAN. I don't have a windows pro version to get to other machines. If I don't have a monitor plugged in to the computers I want to manage, will remote support ...
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How to redirect all incoming messages to a Gmail email address using Microsoft Outlook 2013?

I use Microsoft Outlook 2013 on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. How to redirect all emails I receive on Outlook to a Gmail email address?
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How to add a contact using their Skype ID?

How to add a contact using their Skype ID? When I do: and look for the Skype ID dom_marshall I don't have one but several results: I use Skype on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
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On-screen keyboard with function keys

Is there a way to add the function keys to the on-screen keyboard in Windows 7? If not, is there an alternative program that has the function keys?
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How do I set Lotus Notes 5 as default mail program in Windows 7 Professional

I am trying to set Lotus Notes 5 as the default email client in Windows 7 Professional. I have tried the steps outlined at hwupgrade.it, but have had no luck. How can I set Lotus Notes 5 as my ...
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Storing multiple OS Installation Media on an SSD

I would like to condense my bootable CD and DVD collection onto a SSD. I have managed to write two Windows OS Installers to the SSD and successfully installed Windows from the SSD to 3 Different ...
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Move win7 to another machine: working machine on every step

I want window7 ("C" and "D") move to another machine with all installed programs. As I understand the sequnce of step is following: sysprep /generalize reboot with mini windows and use imagex to ...
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Installed Programs on Windows 7

Kids have installed/downloaded a lot of programs on computer. What are the necessary programs I need to make Windows 7 run correctly and quicker or how do I know what programs came with computer?
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microsoft system center endpoint protection doesn't run when logged out

I have a stand-alone version of Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection installed on the Windows 7 machines in my shop. On at least one machine, SCEP does not do its scan when the machine is not ...
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BIOS does not manage the 2 * 2Go RAM

I bought 2 x 2Go DRR2 to upgrade my computer. But when I boot, my BIOS displays only 2Go managed. In my Windows 7 Pro 64 bits, I read 4GO (2GO available). So I look for a solution in web and I found ...
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Behaviour of the swap file and RAM usage

I have 6GB of RAM on my computer but when I'm using heavy programs, window shove some of the data used by the program in the swap file. Naturaly, the program run much slower. To avoid this, I tried ...
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Where do I find the installer (trusted installer?) todo list?

Every time I turn on my computer, it tries to install something. I would prefer it ... not. What is causing this? Is there a list in the registry? Let's not get into details on that but say that I ...
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Error installing Windows - Setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition

I am trying to install Windows on my computer. I previously had Ubuntu and Kali Linux installed. I am able to boot up from my USB. I agree to all the legal stuff and when it comes to installing ...
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Automatic Wireless Network Switching

I have a weird situation at work I'm trying to fix.... I work as a web developer at a large corporation with the usual over the top security on its networks. To be absolutely clear, I'm not trying ...
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Why does Windows Update eat up loads of RAM on Win 7 with Server 2008?

We have a lot of Win 7 SP1, both 32 and 64 bit machines serviced by a Server 2008 R2 WSUS server. For whatever reason, whenever they check for updates, though there aren't any new ones, the PCs end ...
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Restore MAC files from Windows

I was dual booting (Hackintosh) OSX Mountain Lion and Windows 7, one drive, two partitions. I recently bought an SSD and installed Windows 7 on it and I have repartitioned and formatted the old drive, ...
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Different values of committed memory for the same program on different machines

I am checking how much memory my application requires. I am testing it on different machines: one is a Windows 7 PC with 32 GB RAM, the other is Windows Server 2012 with 256 GB RAM. I noticed that ...
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Converting .qcow2 V Hard Disk into .VMDK (Windows/VMWare)

Is any way to convert a .qcow2 into .vmdk on Windows 7 64-bit using VMWare Workstation? i did that using a tool qemu-img in my linux host (SLES11): qemu-img convert -f qcow2 vdisk.qcow2 -O vmdk ...
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How will the Win10 free upgrade work?

I have a laptop with Win7 that I would like to upgrade to Win10, but if I install Win7 and then upgrade to Win10 through the Windows Update manager (When available), is my license key then added as a ...
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2 OEM Windows installs in 1 machine (same license) [duplicate]

I have an OEM Windows 7 Professional install on my machine. I want to install Windows 7 Professional on the same machine, on another hard disk, without removing the first install. I do not want boot ...
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Setting an “unidentified” network as “Home” automatically

I have a (wired) network consisting of two Windows 7 (x86) PCs, a HP network printer, and a gigabit network switch. There's no router or DCHP, so they all have fixed IPs in the 192.168.0.xxx region. ...
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Unable to merge Primary and Logical paritions

I'm trying to increase the size of my C: drive(boot) I want to reduce the size of my D drive and merge the unallocated partition to C drive. I've tried the Disk Management tool in Windows 7, but that ...
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Visual Studio 2013 on .NET Framework 4.5.2

I am about to install Visual Studio 2013 (includes Update 4) which comes with .NET Framework 4.5.1. My Windows 7 OS has .NET Framework 4.5.2 installed. How will the Visual Studio installer deal with ...
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Applications flicker when I click the mouse

The best way I can show this is with games - which are entirely unplayable. Here is a video of what is happening: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rqb5qPencVE Notice that it happens every time I ...
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Windows 7 - VirtualBox - OpenVPN - Ubuntu 12.04

I have Windows 7 64bit Professional. On this I have installed a VirtualBox with Ubuntu Server 12.04. OpenVPN is installed on both. I need to allow internet on Ubuntu and I also need to connect to a ...
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Restoring Windows Image from D: after formatting the C: partition

I have a single HDD with two partitions: C and D. I am running Windows 7 64 bit pro. The system and all the files are on C partition. I can successfully create an Image backup and store it on D. I can ...
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Samsung Series 5 erratic keyboard and touchpad

Sometimes, my keyboard and touchpad on my Series 5 Samsung Ultrabook works, but sometimes it does't. After it fails, I reboot two times or three times, and it works. After ten minutes to four hours, ...
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Win 7 defines share network path incorrectly. Therefore it can not be discovered on the network

I have 3 Win 7 machines networked, but not using Homegroups. The problem I have is with one of them (my laptop)and how it defines the Network Path for sharing the Public directory under Users. The ...
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disable driver signature check while installing windows 7 [duplicate]

is there any possibility where i can disable the default driver signature check while WINDOWS 7 Instalation?. My problem is that: i had bought an asus mobo with inbuilt AMD raid card and i want to ...
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GIT - can't install

I have strange problem. I download git from git-scm.com on my new computer. I clicked the installer, chose standard (simple context menu and all associate .*), "use git from fit bash only", and ...
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DoScheduledTelemetryRun runs repeatedly

Using Win 7 Home. I have a rundll32 task with the parameter: DoScheduledTelemetryRun which has been running for days using 50% of the CPU. appraiser.dll is also on the command line. I have an Office ...
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Print images on standard paper in Windows 7

My children enjoy creating artwork in paint or paint.net, and often want to print it. But when printing an image file, Windows 7 brings up a special "Print Pictures" dialog instead of the normal print ...
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Why does clicking my mouse select mutliple lines of text?

I am experiencing a weird issue on my dell laptop. When I click a webpage is will automatically select a few lines of text after my cursor. This happens whether I am using the buttons below the ...
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Unable to Import BCD Backup Using CMD [on hold]

I am running windows 7 64bit. I have previously upgraded to win8 and downgraded back to win7 using windows own upgrade software. Had problems with my computer and attempted to rebuild the bcd using ...
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Show an image/icon for a drive [duplicate]

I recently bought an external hdd(WD Elements), when I connected it to my pc, the drive shows up in Computer, but it showed, instead of the default icon for a drive, the logo of Western Digital. Then ...
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Hashutils to recurse the whole drive

Following this post another super user question, I downloaded hashutils. Works great with with the -r flag to recurse a folder. However, I am unable to recurse a whole drive. Trying this command, the ...
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Can I make a system restore point by date?

Can I make System restore point before a particular date? For example, I want restore my PC by two months before. if it can how to do it? PC specs: Win 7 64bit SP-1
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Does system restore will delete videos downloaded?

Does system restore will delete my YouTube videos downloaded? I am thinking to make a system restore. I am not familiar to system restore.
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PC shutdown for unknown reason

My problem started few days ago when I was watching YouTube(specifically, this video in my Google Chrome with about 20 tabs and playing Trackmania United Nascar track via Steam. My PC just ...
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Windows Explorer favorites separator bar?

Seems like on the internet there's no solution for Windows 7 favorites bar separator? It's really confusing when there are so much links. I want to group it and separate it to make it easier to find, ...
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Working on a Acer Aspire 7250, Windows 7 OS 64bit home premium, it is lagging and stuttering system wide

I ran a Tron script to clear the machine out good and thereafter starting getting errors and extremely poor functionality. It is not consistent in any manner of errors or performance. I have performed ...
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Using Dataflex in the DOS environment of Windows7

For many years we have been using Dataflex Data Base software as our "Company System" on our NT network. It is run by all 8 users running 'XP' and invoking the DOS environment running in "XP". Run ...
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AES Encrypt DMG for Windows?

I need to encrypt a dmg file with an AES key. On MAC we can do so on Disk Utilities but how to do it on Windows? I tried Mac Tools Lite but it has no such function. I also tried Google Search but I ...
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Java download issue

Problem 1: I play Minecraft and some Steam games. But recently, I noticed I couldn't load webpages. I looked at resource monitor and saw that my Network graph was maxing at 10Kbps, quite frequently. I ...
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Can I upgrade to Windows 10 from my OEM Windows 7 Pro Dell without install media which is currently running Ubuntu 14.04

I received this computer from work for free, its a Dell Vostro 3550 it came with the HD wiped of Windows 7 Pro, which was fine as I wanted a Linux machine. Now I am thinking I'd Like to install ...
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How do I remove the Header and footer “area” from a word document?

I have a document, which has a normal cover. When I try to resize (upscale) a word in the first line after the header, this happens: Now I do not want the header and footer deleted, what I want is ...
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Windows 7 startup batch file hidden

I followed a guide to create a batch file so I can delay a program from starting up for a few seconds. (I didn't want to use a 3rd party tool) The thing is I don't want to see that cmd window for X ...