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Run box warns “Task will be created with administrative privileges”, but UAC is on

Simply put, I've Win7 Home Premium x64, and it has recently changed to showing this warning on the Run box. I've checked UAC, and it is still 100% default, yet... I get this thing that others have ...
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Can't hook my PC up to my computer screen using VGA

I recently bought a Desktop PC, it was a rather old Dell, that I wanted to use with my TV screen. However after connecting my computer with my TV using VGA (Which is the highest available solution to ...
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any video editor to rotate video files on 90 degrees? [on hold]

I'm looking for a software that edits video. Everything's OK with video, but it should be rotated. Requirements: it should preserve the sound and video quality, the same file format (file extension) ...
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after change resolution with powerStrip Advanced Timing Option is off

after change resolution with powerStrip Advanced Timing Option is off. i cant again change my resolution? powerStrip version 3.90 my windows 7 32bit
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Opening random file from folder AND subfolders with batch script (Windows 7)

I want to get a bat file that will open a random file (with any extension) from a specific folder, but also open files in all subfolders within that folder. There's another question that asked ...
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Corrupt volumes appear as duplicates of working one

I booted my HP n40L using a Linux Live CD which was unable to read any of the volumes (all set up using the pseudo-hardware raid). On returning to Windows two of my three data hdds showed as offline ...
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Saving ATI FireGL V3600 Monitor Placement Settings

Is it possible to save the monitor and placement settings from an XP computer running a ATI FireGL V3600? I would like to reload windows but I need the placement of my existing monitors to stay the ...
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blue screen error STOP: 0x00000051

I've this blue screen but I can't find the fix for it. I've tried so many thing but no success. The safe mode work OK . Any idea what I could do?
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file sharing windows-xp and 7 doesn't prompt for username and password?

I have two computer on workgroup,Windows 7 and xp on vmware. I can access all the file of the windows 7 from xp but i have to enter credentials which is fine. But when i try to access file shared on ...
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File searching changed in windows

You know how when you press a letter on your keyboard while in a directory, it automatically scrolls to files that start with said letter. This has changed and I can no longer do it, instead if I ...
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Cannot do Windows updates on new Windows 7 installation (Compaq laptop)

Background I have an (old) Compaq Presario CQ60 laptop on which I have installed Windows 7 SP1 (via a Windows DVD) - a new installation, wiping all other data. I tried installing games but, though ...
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graphics card and monitor not recognized

I have a MSI NVIDIA GTX770 - N770 TF 2GD5/OC that is not being recongnized by my windows 7 64 System. The display adapter shows a warning in device manager and opening the nvidia control panel ...
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How can I list all fonts with glyphs for a specific language/alphabet (on Windows)

Fonts (in Windows but not just) don't usually contain glyphs for all languages. Actually, most of them only have glyphs for one language, or rather, one alphabet. I want to list all fonts on my ...
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Always on Remote Desktop Connection

Is it possible to have an unattended and always on desktop connection ? The real life need is to assist parents with frequent trouble shooting from my office without having to do anything extra ...
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.Net Framework 3 and 4 Error

I recently restarted my computer, and when it started, it told me that application needed .NetFramwork 4.0 to run. After some poking around I also found .Net 3.5.1 is not there either. So I thought ...
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Reconnected hard drive slowing PC

I recently cannibalized the main hard drive of my PC (a Vertex 2.5" SSD) to test out in my laptop. While I was using the laptop, it worked perfectly and ran at pleasing speed, but Windows required ...
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7-Zip: Opening image from 7z archive produces error code 0x8000000a

I've tried encrypting a folder containing a text file and an image with AES encryption using the .7z format. When I enter the password to open the encrypted folder the two files are displayed. I can ...
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no administrator password prompt [on hold]

When I am prompted to enter the administrator password, there is no place to type the password. I originally created another admin account and then changed the original admin account to a standard ...
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WTP - Creating an Answer File for WindowsUpdateDiagnostic.diagcab

I am attempting to script the install of the WindowsUpdateDiagnostic.diagcab sourced here: http://support2.microsoft.com/kb/971058/en-us?p=1 msdt.exe /cab "%~dp0WindowsUpdateDiagnostic.diagcab" -af ...
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Are All Wireless Cards Compatible With the Motherboard? Regardless of What Type of Board and Card it is?

This may sound like a stupid question, and please don't shoot me down for this. But I am thinking of getting a wireless card for my desktop. More specifically, a TP-Link TL-WDN4800 wireless card. I ...
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Wired “Not Connected” icon in system tray instead of Wireless “Connected”

I've been getting this weird problem as of late: It seems as if I'm not connected to any network - be it wired or wireless, even though I am connected via wireless ("bamba" has internet access), ...
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Directory tree as a image [on hold]

I need the directory tree under a directory as a image, with well designed icons. Example: parent folder |_ _folder_1 |_ _folder_2 | |_subfolder_1 | | |_file_1 | |_subfolder_2 |_ _file_2 I ...
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How to clean reinstall Win 7 without Install disc

I want to reinstall one really old Windows 7 Home Prem. It was installed in laptop yet by seller. I searched and found just option Choosing an advanced recovery method->Return your computer to the ...
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Is there a nuked FireFox 35 installation?

I just upgraded my FF to the latest version - 35, or 35.1. All my tabs were gone, the space above the tabs is wastefully huuuge and I can't get to options (the green marked buttons work but the red ...
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Windows - Cannot connect to remote systems using host name

The AD scenario is like this: pc01 (Win 7 Pro) always connects a network share on server01 (Win Server 2003) as network drive F through a logon script: net use F: /delete net use F: \\server01\sys ...
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weird sound on windows

About every 3-4 minutes my Windows 7 will make this sound (Windows Exclamation)and coursor is working slow for 1 second but show no message. Is there anyway to fix this or at least find out what ...
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Monitor won't come out of Power Save mode

I've seen a lot posts written by people having this problem and I've been trying for about 3 hours now to figure this out but I've had no luck. What I believe led to this was me trying to play a ...
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Where in the registry can I found mounted devices?

I'm writing a python application on Windows 7 (64bit) where I need to start something after a new USB storage device has been mounted. In an older application I was polling on ...
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Would it make any sense or can I see any performance upgrade if I change my RAM from 4 to 8 GB, in the presence of SSD hardrive?

I have a laptop with Win64 bit system with intel i3 processor on a Sandy bridge platform. I have recently replaced my hard drive with a SSD. Now I am also thinking to upgrade my RAM from 4 to 8 GB, ...
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Win7 x64 rogue program pinpointing?

I've got a laptop that has what appears to be a command prompt pop up and vanish, whenever it connects to the net. I can repeat it, by turning off/on wifi, it flashes up and vanishes too fast to see, ...
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UI font scaling messed up in Windows 7

I was playing around with some of the font scaling features in Windows 7, and I seem to have broken something. To be precise, I increased the font scale to 150%, and then put it back to 100% (which is ...
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VM image inaccessible in Virtual Box

I have Virtual Box installed on base OS RHEL 5.5. I am using Windows 7 as a VM image on Virtual Box. While transferring a folder of 600MB on Windows I got a Virtual Box error saying Memory limit ...
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Is there a way to activate Windows 7 when it's saying my license code is already in use?

I purchased an Acer Notebook about 3 years ago. It had a bunch of bloatware, and in general it was starting to slow down. I decided to try to reinstall the OS. I went on the Internet and got a copy of ...
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how to boot from dvd on windows on mac?

I have a windows 7 image from my a PC. I setup bootcamp (on my mac), but when I try to restore the image it states I must first create a startup disk, so I do then the computer reboots and the ...
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Screen freeze after giving permission to run exe

My laptop has been having a bit of a problem. I'm asking why, and how to fix it, if possible. It has windows 7, which was recently installed, because I was given the computer. The problem came with ...
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What does the grey progression bar represent in TeraCopy?

I use TeraCopy with Windows 7. What does the grey progression bar represent in TeraCopy when copying files?
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HTTP download speed difference in windows 7 vs linux

I have a strange situation regarding a Windows 7 Home Premium PC which is showing limited internet transfer speeds for no apparent reason. The setup: internal gigabit LAN, behind a TP-Link WDR3600 ...
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How to stop windows from auto-switch to external mic in combo-jack - windows 7 - Acer Aspire 5750

I have an internal mic, and a mic in my headphones which uses one and the same jack for both headphones and mic (combo jack). When I plug in the headphones, windows automatically switches to also use ...
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Why does opening an RDP session delete shortcuts on my desktop?

Currently running Windows 7 Professional at work and I use RDP to do a number of things here. Every time I open an RDP session, I've got certain shortcuts that just disappear, yet others don't. The ...
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Set cloned drive letter to C

I want to switch my laptop HDD from the current 640GB device to a new 480 SSD HDD. So I've shrinked and cloned my windows partition to the new disk; 100MB boot partition too I've also set up the MBR ...
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Typing to navigate to file in Windows Explorer when characters repeat

When navigating to a file in Windows Explorer, I usually type out the name of the file, like "Myfile.doc". But if the file name has repeating characters, e.g. "Aardvark.doc" then when I type the 2nd ...
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Windows 7 touch emulate mouse

I have recently bought a small 10" capacitive touchscreen which works in windows 7 with the native HID touch support. For my application, I dont need multi-touch support at all. I need it to exactly ...
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Install Windows Image on a new computer

Been searching but still not sure what to do... I have one computer with Windows7 and set up perfectly how we need it (programs, files, restrictions, etc...). I bought 4 more of the exact same ...
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Why do I have 300 GB of ghost data on my harddrive?

If I enable both hidden and system files, and then select them all while in the C:\ Drive, the properties window adds their data up to 220 GB. However, if I right click on the C:\ Drive itself and ...
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Setup Retention Date for Windows Explorer Files

Is there an easy way to set a retention date for the files in windows explorer folder say 'Downloads', to delete itself after a set amount of time (2 months!)? I download/install/test lots of new ...
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How can I get my ctrl key to function again?

My ctrl key on my keyboard is not working, which is annoying when trying to use shortcuts. It does not work on the virtual keyboard either (even though it lights up, showing it isn't stuck down), ...
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SSD caching issue on Asus K551LN when reinstalling Windows 7 [on hold]

Has anyone reinstalled Windows 7 on this model and had any driver issues? The Asus website and driver support appears to only support Windows 8. I believe there is a caching issue with the SSD ...
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Getting new PHP version in WAMP to load

I'm downgrading my WAMP from 5.5.12 to 5.3.10, I added exported php-5.3.10-Win32-VC9-x86.zip to C:\wamp\bin\php\php5.3.10\ I've added the necessary php5apache2_4.dll into the php5.3.10 folder and ...
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How to copy a file to a destination only if the source file is newer than any of the destination files?

I'm looking for a way to accomplish this task. I've tried robocopy and writing a batch file, but robocopy doesn't seem to be able to do it (since /MINAGE can't do time--only dates), and writing a ...
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how to transfer PC audio to bluetooth

I got Jabra Bluetooth and I paired with my Bluetooth Device which is inbuilt in the System: Dell Inspiron 7520 SE. When i view the Volume Mixer Properties, I see the following I checked my Device ...