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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 ...
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I started encrypting my hard drive and now I have lost free space?

I have a 500 GB hard drive which has 160 GB free space. I started encrypting it and suddenly it showed I had only 6 GB left? What can I do to get my memory back? Why did this happening? I stopped ...
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diagnosing random power failures and failures to POST

I have a laptop (Toshiba satellite C650), over the last year it has symptomatically been starting to display some rather peculiar failure behavior, some of the more peculiar behaviors follow: it ...
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How will windows 10 update work?

Yesterday, I wake up, turn on my computer and realize my pc hard drive is dead. I had a backup, went get a new hard drive and I installed it. But, I can't find my recovery disk and I can't download ...
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Can my PC handle a Nividia GTX 750 Ti? [on hold]

I am willing to update my graphics card to Nividia GTX 750 Ti but I am confused about the power supply and the motherboard if they can support it or not. Motherboard System Manufacture: Gigabyte ...
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Windows 7 typing …cant type without automatic dots [on hold]

Why is dots automatically typing between every letter i type. (Need urgent help fellas) E.g. h.e.y a.r.e y.o.u t.h.e.re
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Keep receiving BCDEdit “The system cannot find file specified” errors

I'm currently having a huge problem where I cannot play CS:GO due to an issue with enabling/disabling DEP, Kernel Debugging and Kernal Integrity through BCDEdit in Command Prompt. According to THIS ...
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Apache auto-crash at startup after a bsod, fault module StackHash_0a9e

This problem happens after a window crash, I have tried everything but no luck, please help! Problem Details Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: httpd.exe ...
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Exception for compiled programs in AVG Free

I am using AVG Free on my PC, where I also write software (in this case C++/QT). Whenever I recompile my software it is detected as a threat. Regardless of what I do define folder as exception ...
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Multiple programs run to issues after an instant shutdown on a blue screen

Jump to Update 3 for a quick view of problem details and cleared list. Issues found so far Apache(httpd) won't start, a crash happens always with "stackhash_0a9e" error Closing Notepad++ throws ...
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Running duplicati as admin on a domain network to backup client outlook files

I'm trying to run duplicati on workstations connected to a domain. It is nearly difficult to run the application on workstations as an admin since the UAC prompts for admin password no matter how hard ...
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Is it possible to track incoming and outgoing internet packages

I have a simple program that synchonizes with the internet in certain amount of time. I would like to see what data the program sends and receives. How can I watch this data or at least show the ...
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Vostro 1510 TPM

My Dell Vostro 1510, Core(TM)2 duo t5670 has windows 7 professional 64 bit recently installed and the following software has been installed in this order: Windows7 service pack 1 several updates ...
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steam wont launch after driver update

recently acquired wolfenstein:the old blood in the steam sale and upon startup it recommended I update my graphics card driver. I opened the device manager, updated my card, came back to steam and ...
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How to change the default Segoe WP font on Windows 8?

Short question: How can I change the default windows 8.1 fonts to something else?! (see pic below for further details) Long question: I discovered that the default Windows 8 font is Segoe WP which ...
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Computer keeps freezing after driver update

Since a few days my LapTop keeps freezing when I open f.e Skype, Visual Studio or a DirectX based game. When I open one of those programs the screen freezes, but I can still move my mouse. When I try ...
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Reinstalled windows on same drive, windows.old folder is broken

I reinstalled windows, from within windows, on the same drive (inserted the disk while windows was running, and ran the installer). When the installation completed I had a C:\windows.old folder that I ...
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Harddrive won't mount in windows 7

I've got an external hard drive, that doesn't seem to want to mount in Windows 7. The drive was working but unfortunately Windows froze (I even got a windows has stopped responding - do you want to ...
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How to add music on iPod Touch 4th/5th gen from iTunes on Windows 7

I am trying to download some music from my computer onto my iPod touch 4th generation. I have searched the Internet but have had no luck finding out how. How do you transfer music from iTunes on a PC ...
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How to use dual monitors on a system with 2 computers?

I have dual monitors set up to work with extended screens on Windows 7. Now I've hooked a computer to one of these monitors (monitor 1) with Ubuntu. When I change the input source on monitor 1. I ...
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Screensaver won't work with wireless keyboard connected

For months now my screensaver just won't start and I have no idea why. Now I've found out it's my wireless keyboard and don't know how to fix it. I don't know what had changed to stop this from ...
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Is it possible to move the windows folder to a second drive to seperate the usage?

I have two small, slow drives. They're big enough to contain the windows folder. I've read before that it's possible to move a folder to a different drive and make windows think it's still there by ...
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What can cause a reduction of administrator permissions in Windows 7?

I have a Windows 7 machine that normally runs from an account with administrator permissions. The User settings in the control panel confirm it is listed as an administrator account. Something has ...
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Window 7: Windows Installer always Crashes

Recently everytime i wanted to install a program that uses Windows default installer, the installation process will just crash. Here is a log of it: ...
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Windows didn't recognize my External HDD properly, should I replace it?

Some details: External HDD: WD Elements Portable 1TB OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit, SP1 The External HDD was working fine till today except sometimes when I eject it, windows says the device is in ...
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one of my Drives is not visible missing/unallocated

Just turned on my PC and one of my Drives is not visible showing up as missing/unallocated havent had problems previously still detected by the system just saying it is not initialized and have an ...
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failed to install AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client 3.1.05160 with installed error

failed to install AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client 3.1.05160 with installed error: Fatal error during installation. A VPN connection cannot be established
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NAS asking for password

I have a Buffalo NAS, and I turned on access restrictions, but then I couldn't access anything over the LAN because the Windows 7 login prompt wouldn't accept any credentials, so I turned the access ...
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Cannot manually download updates from download.microsoft.com using three different browsers

So, I have both windows 7 and windows 10 installed on two computers. (Total of four operating systems) And I need to download User-Mode Driver Framework version 1.11 update for Windows 7, and Windows ...
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windows7 hangs on boot into safemode

I was having trouble booting windows7 and running it, slow operation etc. so i went into msconfig, and set the boot to safe-mode check box. Unfortunately, the computer hangs before getting into ...
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Laptop trackpad stops responding to taps / scrolling

Laptop: Acer Aspire One AO756 running Win 7 Home Device name: Synaptics Clickpad 8.1 on PS/2 Port Have both Synaptics and Elan ETDWare PS/2-X64 10.6.12.4_WHQL driver installed. If I don't have both, ...
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Can't Copy/Paste Files in Windows 7

Starting yesterday, after I installed the Windows Updates I can no longer copy/paste files on my system. I can however, copy and paste text just fine. Both keyboard and mouse copy/paste functions ...
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Restore Windows bootloader on Virtual Machine [duplicate]

I recently p2v'ed my old Computer into a virtual machine. Since it had a dual-boot and I only copied the Windows partition this broke GRUB. I can still boot Windows with Rescatux though. So my ...
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Trouble deleting registry using CMD

I am trying to delete following registry via CMD but getting "ACCESS DENIED" HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Pastel The above registry cannot be deleted manually as it gives error ...
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system interrupts using 25% cpu?

System interrupts seems to be jumping to 25% cpu and then back down when I'm running OBS and have my Blue Yeti Pro plugged in. Not sure as to why this is happening, and I can't find any information ...
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IE 11 Operating System is not Supported

Am trying to install IE 11 in windows 7 professional 32 bit OS but it showing error. please find the attachment you get know..please help me out this issue... Error Like, "operating system is not ...
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How can I “reflow” an MAPI call to a MAILTO call?

I am using Windows 7 in VMware Fusion. The VMware "host application" provides itself as a handler for a variety of protocols and file extensions, so that links and files opened in windows can be ...
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Missing file on internal hard drive

I recently began to backup my computer. Just after my first backup, I got a message which said files were skipped. Backup encountered a problem while backing up file ...
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Certificate invisible after import

I am trying to import a certificate into my Personal store but it doesn't work. However it says that certificate was imported successfully. I don't see it in the list. I use MMC -> Snap-in -> ...
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Part 2: How to open console2 (or any other exe) through the explorer location bar

I'd like to open Consolez from the address bar in explorer, which is easy enough, but the problem is, it's pointless to do it if want ConsoleZ to start in explorer's current directory. I've tried some ...
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Why rdp local drives don't work until I view the settings and reconnect?

I have some users that use remote desktop connection and recently they cannot access their local network drives within the remote session. When I view the settings under local resources and click on ...
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Disable DNS proxy in Internet Connection Sharing

I have BIND installed and ICS enabled. When computer starts, ICS binds 53 port before BIND. I tried to set ICS dependency from BIND, but looks like named need some time before port binding, and ICS ...
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How can I use Windows 7 Ad-Hoc wireless networks for computer gaming LANs?

We intend to play Terraria 1.3 without having any routers or modems.. I've been told that we can make an Ad-Hoc Network to play, and so we did, we both connected to one, but it didn't work for us, as ...
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On Windows 7, when user1 logs in, user2's skype account signs in, how can this be prevented?

user2's skype account is set to autoconnect when user2 logs in. However when user2 is logged off and user1 logs in, user2's skype also logs in. This is obviously undesired behavior. It's on Win7 ...
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Error with DocRecrypt

I Get this error when i try to decrypt a XLSX File with Microsoft docrecrypt: error_open Storage Last Result: 0x800300FF I'm running win 7 and office 2010. Any help much apriciated!
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My computer is behaving as if the shift key is stuck

I know there have been a lot of posts regarding this same topic but none of the fixes seem to work for me. My shift key is behaving as if I'm pressing it continuously, when I'm not. The sticky keys ...