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windows 10 upgrade error 0x80070002

Got this error 0x80070002 on windows 7 while trying to upgrade to windows 10.the windows 10 upgrade files would show up but will not even start installing due to this error.all I did was click "get ...
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Scheduled tasks inconsistently running

I'm trying to run a PowerShell command for a persistent session in Metasploit. It downloads and executes shellcode on system startup. I've gotten it to work when I'm on the computer with the GUI, ...
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How to install rooted bluestacks in Pendrive?

I was using rooted bluestacks without any problem in my laptop [Windows 7] before it gone bad. Now I use lots of things using pendrive in portable manner. Can I install rooted bluestacks in Pendrive ...
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Does RDP clipboard transmit securely on 3389?

You can cut and paste text/files from/to remote session and it goes through port 3389. What is the encryption if any? Using Win7/Server08R2
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What exactly is Jungo WinDriver?

Haven't seen this thing before, in 5+ years of running Windows 7 on Dell laptops. What is it? I found a post allegedly from a Jungo employee, but still have no idea how that bloatware ended up on ...
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windows exessive installation size?

a new Window 7 pro 64 bits instalation took over 40 GB on my SSD. Properties on what i can see on the system drive accounts for only 11 GB, the trashcan has 4-5 GB allocated, system restore and ...
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Directory with same name subdirectory move

I got myself stuck and can't seem to find a quick way to fix this. I have an external HDD with a folder structure like this: \folder1 \folder2 \folder3 some of these have a subdirectory named the ...
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What major advantages does Windows 10 offer over Windows 7?

Many Windows 7 users have asked me why they should upgrade to Windows 10. There is much I like about Windows 10, and it works well. As expected, an overwhelming majority of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 ...
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Can I install Windows 7 from ISO then activate with key from DVD

If I download a legit windows 7 iso from here http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-recovery and I have a legit windows 7 installation DVD (retail, not OEM), can I activate using that product key?
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Collapse system tray icons more efficiently on vertical Windows 7/8 taskbar

I use a vertical taskbar, but I've noticed that it makes no real attempt to collapse itself down to the absolute minimum. When a new icon crops up, it allows it to flow around the hidden-icon popup ...
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Remove the layer information from Adobe PDF

I make lots of drawings in AutoCAD and convert them to PDF and pass it on to the client. What I do not want the client to see in the drawings, is the different layer information that PDF is ...
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Restore Windows 7 to factory state, recovery won’t boot

I have a laptop that now has no Windows installation and a mostly destroyed recovery partition. I have a set of DVDs with a system image that I made when the computer was new. How do I move the image ...
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Identify an unknown windows workgroup ip address

In our small company network sometimes an unknown windows workgroup appears. I'm know the name of this workgroup but have no further information about this. I do not have admin rights in the network, ...
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Force requirement check in “Get Windows 10”

How can I force the "Get Windows 10" application in Windows 7 to check if the computer meets the requirements for Windows 10 after I've changed some components?
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What is the purpose of “Microsoft Office Japanese IME?”

Recently I was perplexed, while typing Japanese into a web browser under a Japanese language edition of Windows 7, by the disappearance of the dictionary for converting kana to kanji. I typed a word, ...
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How to merge folders of the same name when moving without loosing data in any folder, in Windows 7 ultimate x64?

I use Windows 7 Ultimate x64. I want to move folders from my C drive to my D storage drive to save space in C. When the box comes up that asks if I want to merge or replace or skip moving a folder ...
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windows 10 UI Language

I am upgrading to Windows 10 from 7. The installation begins OK but at some point I am offered 3 options "what do I want to save". The first is greyed out and asks if I want to keep all settings, ...
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Two PCs waking up by themselves at night

My first post, found SU looking for an explanation to the odd behaviour of my PCs. Last night I was back late and used my 2 PCs (details below) before going to sleep at 3.20-ish in the morning. I ...
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Windows 10 Upgrade 32-bit to 64-bit

So, Windows 10 Upgrade is being rolled out worldwide, and I have 'reserved' my upgrade. Currently my computer is running Windows 7 Pro 32-bit. I'm planning to 'upgrade' it to Windows 10 64-bit (via ...
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Always auto deleting the installed printer driver when re-starting

I installed a new printer driver and it was successfully installed and printing. However, when i shut it off then start the PC again the installed printer driver was lost (not installed). What could ...
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Right click stopped working on some programs

OS: Win 7 64 bit (it recently did some upgrades, but not sure if this coincided with the issue I'm not having) For some reason, I've started getting an issue on my machine. when I right click ...
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Activate a Samsung laptopt's inbuilt webcam

I made a fresh install of Windows 7 on my Samsung Series 5 Ultra (NP530U4E-S02FR) and my inbuilt webcam is not detected by the system or any application (like Skype). I checked in the Device Manager ...
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How to fix/ set resolution on dell precision m4600 to 1600x900 f?

The top resolution is too high for me and wish to change to a resolution like 1600x900. I've have a Dell Precision M4600 with NVIDIA Quardo 1000M, with Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000 on a windows 7 64 ...
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How to fix small unicode text in windows 7?

I use Bengali texts to name some of my folder/files in windows 7, but the texts appear awfully small which bugs me a lot. Is there any way to fix this? What I want is to have the Bengali texts shown a ...
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Is it safe for keeping my laptop plugged in while updating to Windows 10 via windows update

I have Dell XPS-L502X(Early 2011) Laptop with 6-cell battery and currently I'am Downloading Windows 10 via Windows Update from windows 7 home Premium-64 bit. But my Internet Speed is just 512 kbps ...
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windows 7 upgrade to windows 10 different language issues

recently, Microsoft released tool called "MediaCreationTool" which can be used for upgrading windows 7 & 8.1 to windows 10, however, when I am using this tool, it automatically chooses Arabic ...
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How to restore system when every .exe file opens with adobe [duplicate]

I just downloaded mkgmap from http://www.mkgmap.org.uk/download/mkgmap.html Nothing installed, so I followed the instructions in the readme file, which says to run this command: java -jar ...
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Change Windows 7/8/10 system language - welcome screen, login, etc

Changing an admininstrator user language is pretty straight-forward, but it does not change the language of the Boot screen, Welcome screen, Login screen, etc... Pretty much anything that's not on ...
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Slow Reboot and turn on Laptop win7

My problem is when i reboot my pc it the reboot takes along time. I see an image like something were loading on "internet access" by my clock on the taskbar. After this action finishs loading the pc ...
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Use software RAID 1 drive as main disk and boot drive in windows 7?

Can I boot from a software RAID 1 (mirroring) drive in windows 7? Windows 7 would not let me install to a software RAID volume so I installed to the first disk and then added the second disk ...
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Batch command to delete users not on a list

Is there a way to delete users not on a list in a .txt file? Say I have the following on my system John Peter Mike Bob Now only John and Peter are on the authorized users .txt file John Peter ...
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Windows 7 safely remove USB multiple disk enclosure from command line

I want to eject a USB multi-disk enclosure from the command line or with a tool that offers command line support. I can find information about ejecting a USB drive but nothing that seems to support ...
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Windows 10 upgrade

For my laptop, I got the reserve notice the first of June, and Windows 10 was installed today. I really like what I have seen. I also have a desktop with: Windows edition Windows 7 Home ...
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WampServer issues after Windows 10 upgrade

Since upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10, WampServer does not appear to be working (anything loaded in the browser is just a blank page), and even a fresh install does not cure the problem. Under ...
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RAID 0 using AMD onboard controller and Samsung 850 EVOs

I am having the same issue. I am using Win7pro 64bit, the onboard RAID controller from an ASUS sabertooth 990FX R2.0, 2x250GB Samsung 850 EVO SSDs, and a 2TB Seagate Barracuda HDD. I have the latest ...
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Computer does not boot from optical drive or from USB

I had dualboot of Windows 7 + Ubuntu 12 on an ASUS laptop. Yesterday I triggered reset to factory settings through Windows, without realizing that I need to get rid of Ubuntu and grub first. Now the ...
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Slower network on Windows VM in Virtualbox

I am running a Windows XP guest on Windows 7 host for browser compatibility testing. However, this is introducing network performance artifacts. Speedtest.net from host shows 4ms ping, 36MB/sec ...
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windows 10 app wont show

I had reserved windows 10 upgrade about a month ago, last week I had decided to install the insider preview. when the windows 10 went out I downgrade to windows 7 back so I could fully upgrade to ...
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Creating New Folder on Desktop

When I try to create a new folder on desktop with a particular name or title, and I press enter, it notifies me that the destination already contains the folder with that name, and do I wish to ...
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Dell XPS 15 L502X monitor light not off when using external monitor

I mainly use an external monitor (via HDMI) when using my XPS 15 (L502X), however, I noticed an annoying problem when I tried to update the Intel HD 3000 video card driver. After I started my ...
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Win7 to Win10, OS license usable for Windows 7 at later date?

If I upgrade from Win7 to Win10, can I transfer that key to Win7 at a later or is it locked into Windows 10 forever? Background (Optional read): Outlook was crashing constantly the other day, ended ...
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Windows 7: can't reopen minimised window on taskbar, preview does Work

I have a program and want to either bring its Window to the front or reopen it after it is minimised. It is on the taskbar and hovering over it shows the preview of the window. However clicking on it ...
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Sleep fails, can't load crash dump driver

Despite lots of analysis, I can't figure out why my PC fails to sleep. Any method of triggering sleep (e.g. through windows menu; timeout; windows API call) is the same. The screen briefly turns ...
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How to delete selected System Restore Point in Windows

I have occupied 25 gb space of c drive for system resore point. and system automatically created 5 restore point and delete privous resore points. but i want to keep very 1st resore point and last 4 i ...
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Preventing Windows 10 From Being Installed On My Windows 7 Desktop PC?

I am quite content with using Windows 7 on my desktop PC, and do not wish to install Windows 10 at this time. To ensure that Windows 10 does not install, what measures can I immediately take (I note ...
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Disable win7 harddisk ram for a specific software

Sometimes when you ask matlab to create a very large array, it exceed actual ram and tries to go into harddisk, which slows down the computer so much that it becomes impossible to close matlab, only ...
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Windows Backup failed with I/O error 0x8078002A

Running Windows 7 SP1 64-bit. C = SSD D = internal HDD with docs on it. E = external HDD partition 1 (2 TB) F = external HDD partition 2 (2 TB) I select Windows can choose which files to back up, ...
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Fonts are not smooth - Office 2013

I am using Office 2013 on windows 7. When read or write mails on outlook 2013, the fonts appeared to be distorted and annoying. Not readable compared to browsers and other apps. I have reset to ...
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What keeps my USB connected, powered PCIe Extender losing signal?

I have a Single R9 Fury X graphics card connected to a PCI Express x1-x16 USB 3.0 Extender on a Crosshair V Formula-Z MB and it keeps losing signal after about 5-10 minutes. My pc is running fine ...
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How can I reinstall integrated webcams driver?

My integrated webcam was working,but suddenly it is not. It is not recognized by any applications, webcam as well as imaging devices are not shown in the device manager. I think by reinstalling the ...