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IPv4 in IPconfig internet connection

IPv4 in my IPconfig ( windows 7 ) is not there. Does anyone know why? Can I reinstall IPv4? Because of this I can't connect to the internet ( through wifi or ethernet cable)
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What issues could cause both stop codes of 7F and 116?

I'm working with a computer that had 3 recent BSODS. The first crash 3 days ago gave a 7F error with ntoskrnl.exe, which is hardly helpful. The crashes 2 and 1 day ago were with a 116 error, ...
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Can't Boot from USB Flash Drive & my BIOS is unlike any other

I believe I'm doing everything correctly, but I must be missing something. I have a Kingston DataTraveler 3.0 8gb flash drive formatted in FAT32 to boot Kali Linux (with Linux Live USB Creator). I ...
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How to open git for windows shell inside a tab on ConsoleZ

I have used git bash 1.9.5 from https://git-scm.com/download/win on ConsoleZ as shell and have no problem on open him inside a tab. But, with the new Git for windows 2.4.5.1 RC4, it open always in a ...
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I can see some computers on the Home Group, but not others

Here is the situation. My Home Group contains several computers. Most are running Windows seven, one might be running Vista (I don't use it, so I am not sure), and one is running XP. In Explorer ...
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Is it possible to zoom a projector image in software (Windows 7/8)?

The projected image is just a little too big and the projector does not seem to have a good physical zoom. I am looking for a way to shrink the image in the computer and output a slightly smaller ...
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Unable to RDP Windows 7 using Remmina on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

It appears since late of last week there is no longer the ability to RDP onto Windows 7 using the linux client Remmina. Nothing (configuration) has changed on the linux client nor the Windows 7 host ...
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ThinkPad X1 Recovery Media

Does anyone know where to find the Windows 7 Pro 64 bit or Windows 8.1 recovery media for a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Type 20A8 Model S0WT08? I understand I can order the CD from LenovoRecovery.com but would ...
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What causes windows to stop using all selected photos in desktop slideshow

I have my Windows 7 desktop set to run a slideshow (shuffle turned on) with the contents of a folder that currently contains 148 photos. The problem is that every now and then, it stops cycling ...
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I am experiencing a real issue with my ie11 browser?

When I open my IE11 browser, just at the instance of opening, I see my laptops wallpaper through a rectangular patch at the top right corner of IE window. Why is it? I have uninstalled IE and then ...
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PowerShell font changes after launching

I'm trying to set the font of PowerShell to be Lucida Console 14, but something strange is happening. When I launch PowerShell, the font is what I want it to be, but a second later (before the prompt ...
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Google Chrome: Unable to connect to the proxy server

Nearly every single time I open up Google Chrome, I get hit with this error: Unable to connect to the proxy server I know how to fix it, and it works just fine when I do. I follow these steps: ...
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Right hand speakers swapped since iTunes 12.2 install

Yesterday earlier in the day I was listening to music and everything was as normal. Later on I decided to update iTunes and then a little later noticed that I couldn't seem to hear sound coming out ...
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Windows 7 - use PAC file for all network traffic

Is there a way to set up Windows 7 so that any and all network traffic is forced to use a PAC file? I currently can access the internet at work through browsers which use a PAC file, but things like ...
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Bluestacks restarts automatically

Bluestacks keeps restarting in the background even if i close the app.HD-Agent.exe is in the memory and i have to open windows task manager to close it.Otherwise it keeps running and after few seconds ...
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Can cygwin shell interfere with git bash when using Git Bash Here?

I've been using Cygwin terminal for a long time, and have gotten very used to its quirks and what-not. Recently I've been using the Git Bash shell in Windows 7 (64-bit). For Git command-line work, I ...
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How to sort formats that are all over the place?

How do I put the right formats in the right folders? documents into My documents Pictures into My pictures etc??? I don't have much knowledge about whats what is called on the pc just simple ...
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Set brightness to zero in Windows (like in Ubuntu)

I have a dual boot Lenovo W520 system, with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. In Ubuntu, when I set the brightness to the lowest value, the backlight actually turns off, which is a brilliant battery saver. ...
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Can a stuck case fan cause the system to freeze?

Recently, my computer freezes sometimes at random. The freeze has no bluescreen and Windows 7 does not even generate a memory dump, the screen is just still and it doesn't respond to my keyboard and ...
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Lenovo laptop dvd drive not showing in bios setup

I have a problem with my friend laptop lenovo, this laptop dvd drive not detecting and its not showing in bios setup,and device manager also, but its ejecting the door when i press the eject button of ...
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Deleting defunct protected files in Windows 7

I just migrated my Windows 7 installation from a 120GB SSD to a new 500GB SSD. To do this I used this program to clone the original SSD partition(s) onto the new disk, while increasing the size of ...
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Synergy on VPN?

I'm trying to use Synergy to connect my home computer (running Mac OS) to my work laptop (Windows 7). The Mac is the server and the PC is the client. It works fine when the computers are on the same ...
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Does installing Windows and Linux slow down computer?

I have Windows 8.1 already installed in my laptop. Now i'm thinking o installing Linux too. Is it a good idea? will it slow down my system?
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Windows7 Group policy restrictions accidentally apply to admin

I changed group policy on my machine preventing running any program except those in the list. I also prevented from running the cmd. Long story short, those restrictions now prevent me from changing ...
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google drive search bar doesn't work with pc windows 7

I just installed Google Drive. The search function doesn't work and the instructions given by the user show dialog boxes that don't match those I show. I run windows 7. All permission boxes are ...
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Win95 Game Options for Windows 7 [Options investigated listed in detail]

My quest: Get G-Nome (developed by 7th Level) to work on my Windows 7 64 bit installation. Now I realize there are some obvious obstacles (64 bit environment and a Win95 era game). However, I have ...
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Windows 7 screensaver won't activate if set at too many minutes

On my Windows 7 PC, if I set the screensaver to activate at 10 minutes or more, then it won't activate. But if I set it to 5 minutes or less, then it will activate. What could be the problem? How can ...
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Printing double side paper from different document/file type

How do I print the first pages of two different documents on one double-sided sheet of paper? For example, the front side would come from a Word document and back side from a PDF. I am using a ...
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How can I retain / transfer my Windows 7 license files back to the same computer after a reformat?

So I have an old Windows laptop that I used in college that has over time gotten increasingly bogged down with bloat / fragmentation that I would like to reformat. I can get an install disk easily, ...
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How to diagnose erratic system slowness?

My 3yo macbook pro has been having these hiccups recently. I'm trying to figure out a way to diagnose the problem. Brief specs: pre-retina MBP, SSD, running Win7. It's been working fine for years. ...
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Win 10 app not coming [duplicate]

I have window 7 sp1 With 8 gb ram and i3 intel processor 64 bit I have the necessary update like KB3035583 KB2952664 But the window 10 app is not coming I hace reinstalled the update several ...
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Strange empty square pops out of nowhere, minimizes all windows, hides icons, goes away after restarting explorer.exe

An empty, rectangle box popped out of nowhere whilst playing a game and listening to music trough Chrome. This resulted in all my current apps being minimized, including the game I was playing. ...
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Cannot access administrative share on Windows 7 from Windows 8.1

so I have a Windows 7 PC in a workgroup mode, with couple of local users. Both these users belong to administrators group. I have been accessing administrative shares on that W7 machine for a long ...
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Windows 7 black screen blinking cursor often

My windows 7 stuck at blinking cursor black screen. I repaired with windows 7 recover disk and it fixed but the problem comes again after I restart. Is my hard disk broken or what?
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Win7 Cannot Delete File - File in Use [duplicate]

I have a file named Overview-2015.xlsx and no matter what I do, my computer keeps telling me the file is still in use. Here's what I have tried: COMPUTER RESTART - The only reason I could possibly ...
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“Sticky” cursor position on ThinkPad TrackPoint middle-button scroll

I use the TrackPoint on my ThinkPads exclusively. On every ThinkPad I've owned, when I hold the middle button and move the nub, the cursor on screen stays fixed where it is and the page scrolls in ...
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Is there a way I can be notified when Windows Explorer is done copying / moving a file?

Obviously, this is a very common operation, but I'm annoyed that Windows will not tell me when it is done. I either need to see if the copy / move progress bar still exists, or (worse) look to see if ...
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eMachine laptop won't connect to the internet

I bought an eMachine laptop around 2011. I had stopped using it, but the other day when I signed in it said I am 'connected to a network', but it doesn't connect to the internet. It is running ...
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Intellij ctrl+alt+arrow hotkeys not working

I can't make IntelliJ 14.1.4 act on the ctrl+alt+arrow hotkeys on Windows 7. I already disabled the Intel hotkeys and don't know any further.
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How to by pass restricted access to internet placed by a free internet provider? [on hold]

A certain company has offered a free WiFi service in our area. I can ping Google from command prompt but can not access any website apart from their own and some links they have provided. I am using ...
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Is there any programming level script that could be used to edit MMC?

I opened mmc.exe and from File>Add/delete snap-ins I added Group policy object editor for 6 users that are currently on my computer. I have to edit like 100 policies for each users and there are ...
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All js files of a parent folder gone missing on Windows 7

My folder Projects having multiple projects, is being messed by something. Tl;dr version: For some unknown reason, all of my javascript files contained in sub-directories of Projects dir, are gone. ...
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Synchronizing notebook and a desktop PC [on hold]

I'm currently looking into some options how to merge notebooks mobility to work with power hardware of desktop PC. Basically what keeps me from getting desktop is transfer of all my work between the ...
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I'd like my laptop not to sleep with lid closed when I wake it over LAN

I configured WoL on my laptop and it's working perfectly. The only issue occurs when I wake my laptop from sleep with its lid closed - it will fall to sleep again after five seconds or so. Is there a ...
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Airplane mode and wifi runs simuntaneously in windows 8.1

I am using windows 8.1 pro ver: 6.3.9600 build 9600 in my laptop when i turn on airplane mode at the same time the wifi can also be turn on or turn off. generaly it should not be happen and all ...
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Discrepency in number of files transferred in Teracopy

Over the past few days, I've been using Teracopy to transfer over a large number of files and folders from a small flash-drive (well, 32gb) , to an external hard-drive (4tb). However, I noticed that ...
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Windows 7 desktop files and shortcuts reverts to earlier state

My Windows 7 Professional, service pack 1, 64 bit, occasionally spontaneously reverts itself to an earlier time. I notice this by files and icons that I have deleted from my desktop suddenly ...
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Keyboard continuously pressing keys i hold down for more than 3 seconds

When i press any key on my keyboard for too long it will go to a state where it will act like i am continuously pressing it when i'm not. Please help
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Why has FileZilla started timing out on Directory Listing since last week?

FileZilla version 3.10 had always been able to list the files and directories on my domain at GoDaddy until last Friday. Now it times out after the LIST command. I checked with GoDaddy Support and ...
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Pressing key on keyboard and clicking mouse

When I press any key on my keyboard and click my mouse it causes a delay and then mouse will act as if I haven't stopped clicking even though I have. Also when I press any key for too long, tab for ...