Specifically for Windows 7. Tag with "windows" if it's related to Windows OS in general.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (10)

0
votes
0answers
6 views

Multiple folders within $Recycle.Bin

I'm cleaning up a friend's Windows 7 SP1 computer and making sure everything is in order. The $Recycle.Bin folder in the root of C:, has not one, but two, folders inside. The names of those folders ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

TP-Link Archer T4u disconnects after 2-3 seconds

This adapter disconnects after 2-3 seconds. I unplug the adapter and then plug it back in and then it connects and then disconnects after another 2-3 seconds.
0
votes
0answers
18 views

HDMI switcher causes screen to blink at 1440p on Windows

I use an HDMI switcher to easily switch my main monitor between my laptop and my desktop. It's a really simple standalone switcher with three HDMI inputs, one HDMI output, and an optional micro USB ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Tile to stretch image across two monitors does not work

The answer to this question, Set one background to stretch across multi-monitor display?, does not work for me. I have found images that are supposedly large enough to handle the two 1920X1080 ...
0
votes
3answers
42 views

How should I check if I have the 100MB Reserved Partition on my Windows 7?

I want to know if I have the 100MB Reserved Partition in my installed Windows system, because I want to make a system backup (with Acronis True Image). First, I will tell you how I setup the ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Cannot activate Windows 7 on a stickerless Lenovo

I have a Lenovo T520 laptop that came with Windows 7 Professional. The laptop does not have a Windows license sticker, but it came with legal system preinstalled. I was able to retrieve the Product ...
1
vote
3answers
45 views

SSD drive keeps filling up

For some reason my 120GB SSD keeps filling up dramatically, sometimes so much so I only have 7GB left. Currently I have 17GB left which is still a low amount. I've only installed the OS and a few ...
-2
votes
1answer
21 views

Retrieve website source code from Windows 7

Is there a way to retrieve the source code of every webpage in a website and save them to a single text file? With the appropriate CRFL characters just as if the pages were retrieved individually ...
-1
votes
0answers
36 views

Can't enter password on Windows 10 Login screen

I updated to Windows 10, but it doesn't recognize my keyboard at the blue login screen so I can't type in my password. I can get into the startup menu by mashing esc and navigate around so I know my ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Windows 10 upgrade - Windows on SSD, programs and files on HDD

I'm trying to upgrade from windows 7 to windows 10 but I want to be sure to do it properly because all my work is on this pc. I have a installation of Windows 7 on a SSD (C:) which contains only ...
-1
votes
1answer
14 views

Adobe Window too big

In e-mail I'm being sent some data but when I download it, the adobe window pops up and all action is frozen. When I scroll through the adobe contract and want to click on "apply" or "yes?". those ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Windows 10 update Error code 80070002

I'm trying to upgrade my Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 10. Since I don't get my notification and don't see any updates on Windows Update I'm trying to force the upgrade. I read on reddit that you can ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Media streaming malware and root key changer?

My home PC My laptop and now my friends laptop all get registry root changes I cant undo after being connected with my iPhone 6??! Even after replacing the phone. How can I stop it?? I think I worked ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Why is my computer shutting off during gaming?

My computer started crashing a few months ago, but it's only occurring during gaming, usually after about 5 minutes of gaming. When it crashes, I cannot immediately press the power button again to ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Laptop starting up to BIOS everytime. OS boots after exiting from BIOS

Toshiba Satellite L850 is always booting to the BIOS, not the OS. Always I have to manually exit the BIOS to boot the OS. The HDD is the first priority in the BIOS. Some disk error check is also ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Windows 7/10 mouse clicks only work in some places and not others

My son's Windows 7 (now 10) machine is exhibiting the following behavior: left clicks don't work everywhere the mouse movement is tracked everywhere and I can see hover events I can click on window ...
2
votes
0answers
13 views

GPT disk created in Windows 7 not properly recognised by Windows 10

I have an internal 3 terabyte WD Black disk that was set up as GPT (presumably?) and formatted with one NTFS partition spanning the entire disk under Windows 7. After upgrading to Windows 10, the ...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

Make host services available on guest's network

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Host) Windows 7 (Guest) The host and the guest are on physical different networks via different NICs. The Windows 7 guest is installed via PXE on a bridged network (fixed IP, own ...
-4
votes
0answers
25 views

how do I move OEM windows product key to other computer?

My laptop (Lenovo IdeaPad S110) installed with OEM licensed Windows 7 product key, I wanted to upgrade to Windows 10 but the CPU is not supported. Now I have a new computer with Windows 7 installed ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Does it matter if I upgrade to w10 over a ropey w7 installation?

I just bought a new system, running w7 preinstalled. I've had some teething troubles with it. Mainly freezes and BSODS which appear to be due to driver problems or possibly a bad KB update. I've ...
14
votes
2answers
731 views

How can I copy a scheduled task from a dead Windows to new Windows

My old computer died (hardware fault) and I had to reinstall everything on a new machine. All harddisks are intact and the old system disk is available as F: in my new machine. In the old system I ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Base System Device Missing

I re-installed Windows 7 64 bit.I currently have "Base System Devices" error when i'm connecting Samsung GalaxyS3(GT-I9305) in my laptop. Windows update has been unable to find the missing drivers ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

USB sound card stops on Asus Windows 10 / works great on Lenovo Windows 7- wrong settings?

I have weird problem... It seems that on my personal laptop [Asus N73SM] after connecting the external sound card "musical fidelity v90-hpa" sound play nice, but after I pause the music, several ...
1
vote
0answers
12 views

Put select displays to sleep temporarily in Windows 7

This is my first post here. I have a tri-display setup: 2 computer monitors (ASUS, DVI to HDMI) and a TV (Sony, HDMI). I lay in bed and watch all my media (TV shows/movies in MP4/MKV) on my TV and I ...
-1
votes
0answers
9 views

In Win 7 can I use one long animated \ moving wallpaper image, on dual monitors, @ 3840x1080p?

I'm running Win 7 Ultimate 64bit. I have two 1080p monitors. In Win 7 I can natively use one long 3840x1080p still image and just right click and set it to desktop background. It requires no third ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

software deleted on acer laptop running windows 7 preventing sleep mode

My computer was running slow, so my brother uninstalled a bunch of programs. He accidentally deleted whatever allowed my laptop to go into sleep/hibernate mode. Any suggestions as to what that program ...
3
votes
1answer
29 views

What Font does Notepad use to display e.g. Hebrew, when it claims to use Lucida Console but Lucida Console doesn't have those characters?

Courier New has the character \u05D0 hebrew letter aleph some other fonts do too such as Miriam and David. I can paste that into notepad Lucida Console does not have the character. Character map ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

How to change the default size of Google Hangouts for Windows?

How can I change the default size of a chat window in Google Hangouts for Windows?
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Is it possible to change the color of the aero spinner

I was playing around with Windows 7 X4 edition on a virtual machine and I noticed something very interesting which I really want. The aero loading wheel was dark blue instead of teal, and that looked ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Disabling volume control on win 7 background window [duplicate]

If I have an application running in the front window, then change window focus, the sound in the prior-forward window is silenced. Is there a way to prevent this, especially for a particular window ...
0
votes
1answer
70 views

Windows 10 upgrade compatibility check re-launch

I've got this message on Asus a53s (W7): "Windows 10 can't be installed on this PC", last run 4.7.2015. Report: There are no supported networking devices. The network devices run properly, I ...
0
votes
0answers
139 views

Windows 10 Installation Error - Memory Management

I created a bootable USB using windows 10 tool. All worked fine but at the end of the installation I am getting MEMORY_MANAGEMENT error. I installed 3 times and downloaded ISO in my USB twice but it ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

Windows 10 install fails alongside Windows 7

I recently got ahold of a T450s which came stock with Windows 7, and I'd like to leverage the Windows 10 upgrade. I know that Windows 10 still has some bugs to be worked out, however, so for safety's ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Monitor network usage by app on a Windows 7 Embedded kiosk

My company operates a growing number of kiosks running Windows 7 Embedded. Because of their location (at grocery stores & retailers) we are moving to using 3G and 4G wireless modems on a shared ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

Running both 32 and 64 bit version of Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 [duplicate]

I need to be able to select which version of IE11 I run (32 or 64 bit) on my 64-bit Windows 7. I've tried running it from "Program Files" and "Program Files (x86)", but the "bittnes" is always the ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

Phone USB hotplug opens odd directory in windows 7

When plugging in my Galaxy Nexus 5 into my computer, explorer tries to open to %HOME%/Desktop/page04/ The phone shows just as a USB hub with a MTP device and the Android Debug Bridge on it (no HID ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

Flagged message not coloring subject as expected

When I red flagged a message in my Inbox the whole subject line used to turn red then about six months ago it just stopped doing that. I found it extremely useful because it made messages I wanted ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

After adding RAM to laptop Windows not loaded from GRUB loader, but Linux works fine

I have a laptop which had 8 GB DDR3, and I've added 8 GB more. I also have Linux installed (12.4) and Windows 7 Professional working via GRUB loader. So Linux works fine and sees all 16 GB ram, ...
-1
votes
0answers
16 views

why doesn't my onboard video card show up in device manager?

I am running Windows 7 Pro. I have an on board integrated video card and a pci video card installed. they both worked fine til now.All of a sudden my second of two monitors is not getting a signal ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

chm issue. Error when clicking item within ntcmds.chm “The value of the property resizegloss is null or undefined”

I copied ntcmds.chm from an XP machine (I know it's probably a bit old, it being XP, but Win7 doesn't have any locally available chm like that) And when I click the "command line reference" item, I ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Where to find an official copy of Microsoft Windows 7 installer? [duplicate]

I could not get a copy from Digital River the official distribution partner of Windows 7, as it seems to have stopped distributing windows 7. Is there an alternative? - I have a product key but my ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Unable to open SSMS from run window

I'm having an issues that bugs me and can't seem to be able to solve it. I have SQL Server 2005 and 2012. For the 2005 instance this is my path (for both 2005 and 2012 the path that leads straight to ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Dell WM524 Wireless Bluetooth Mouse not working

I got a new Dell WM524 Wireless Bluetooth Mouse with a new Dell E5550 notebook. It is simply not working, I have tried with three different computers (Win 7 x64, Win 7 x32, Win Vista) and it is not ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Make new programs in windows 7 / 8 sound mixer muted by default

This question is about the windows 8 sound mixer, which is the same in windows 7. What I have: When I open a new program it's volume is 100% of the master volume. What I want: when I open a new ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

cannot set 'independent dual headphones' as default playback device

I sometimes listen music from my phone and sometime from my laptop via headphones. I figured out that my laptop is not giving a stereo output through headphones. After a little research I figured ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

How can I access /storage/emulated/0/DCIM on android device?

I recently lost the contents of a micro-SD card and hadn't backed up the contents recently enough. Luckily, I noticed that the pictures I was missing happen to be in ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Why can't Windows 7 search FIND ANYTHING in my User Home folder or most other places?

Here's my Search setup in Windows 7: Here's the folder I want Windows to search: Here's me telling it to search (what it searches for is immaterial. It NEVER finds ANYTHING: It should have ...
2
votes
0answers
43 views

Computer hangs on Sleep. Need help reading dmp file

My computer is hanging when it tries to enter sleep mode. The screen will turn off but the computer continues to run indefinitely. I have tried debugging it myself but it has exceeded my abilities. I ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

How to Fix Virtual Floppy Drive Windows 7 64bit

I am following the OSDev tutorial over at brokenthorn, and a part of it is creating a virtual floppy drive using vfdwin.exe. I downloaded it from the sourceforge page, and while there is another ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Windows 7 Error Windows cannot access \\Computer

I have four computers on my home network: a 2003 Server in the domain NETCON, a desktop XP machine, a laptop XP machine and a laptop 7 machine. All the machines can see each other on the network. All ...