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The file name you specified is not valid or too long

I am unable to delete files from my computer.Whenever I try to delete it, the following message appears : "THE FILE NAME YOU SPECIFIED IS NOT VALID OR TOO LONG". Is there any other method to delete ...
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Can't log into certain websites with Chrome, but it works with Firefox

I use Chrome 36.0.1985.143 m on Windows 7. Sometimes when I try to log into certain websites using Google Chrome, I get sent back to the original login page with empty username and password fields. ...
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More than 3.4 GB in windows 7? [duplicate]

I have windows 7 in 32 bit mode and apparently it doesn't know how to use more than 3.4 GB of RAM, but I have 8. I read about the PAE thing, and it is enabled on my system but it still limited to 3.4 ...
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Windows 7 lan, shared folder transmission slow

I've already disabled autotuning, Large Send Offload, Remote Differential Compression. I've also disabled ipv6, but it still transferring at 200-500 kbps. It's a wireless home connection, with four ...
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windows won't expell USB flash drive

Sometimes, even if I closed all the opened files, I can't remove my usb flash drive because Windows (both 7 and 8.1) complains that it is used by "another program", but never bothers to tell which ...
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Windows can't read the disk

I want to write some data on a Disk. but when I insert the disk in my DVD-RW and do a double click on it, the below windows appear. why? I tried with different CDs and DVDs, But nothing change! I ...
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Issue when starting windows 7 on a Zbox

I install Windows 7 64 on a ci320. I get an issue at the start. After boot options i get a black screen with blinking white strip top left for 20sec. Then it boot normally. Did i missconfig something ...
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LCD replacement and brightness issue

So I have just replaced the LCD panel in my notebook Lenovo IdeaPad Y580. Screen works fine, except for the one thing. I can't adjust brightness of the screen like I did it before. The screen can be ...
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Create local TCP connection from C program in Ubuntu VM to Labview in Windows (Host)

Sorry if this is lengthy, I'll try to keep it as concise as possible. I have made a C program which runs in Ubuntu in a virtual machine and a Labview program running in windows (the host of the VM) ...
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Why would a Windows Driver Setup program not properly install the driver but “update driver” does

I have a question that has been bothering me since yesterday. I was installing windows on a desktop yesterday and I went to install a LAN driver. I went to the motherboard manufacturers site and got ...
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Any changes to Win7 Network Settings produces 3 min of no connectivity

I have a Win7 PC that is my main PC on my home lan. It has a static IP address 192.168.0.10 with a gateway at 192.168.0.1 Now when I boot-up, reboot,resume from sleep or change a network setting I ...
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Process vsserv.exe attempts connection to unknown host (clients.your-server.de)

from past few day I notice a new connection is being made from my system, I discovered it within the outpost firewall, it is blocked by default with the reason Block Transit Packets in the image ...
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Add Mirror for volumes other than the last one in Windows 7 (disk “not up-to-date”)

I'm using Windows 7 x64 Ultimate. I have an existing 4TB disk with 3 NTFS volumes, a new 3TB blank disk, and I'm trying to mirror the volumes onto the new disk. My Windows install is on an SSD which ...
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How can Windows XP/7 users cleanly connect to Mac OS X Server 10.9.4 Mavericks with Active Directory integration?

I’m a Linux/Unix systems admin who also manages a Macintosh server infrastructure & there is a lone Mac Mini in the mix running 10.9.4 that I would like Windows XP & Windows 7 users to connect ...
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Virtual Machines: What components should I upgrade to improve running virtual machines?

at work I need to have one or sometimes two instances of a vmware virtual Windows 7 machine running on my real Windows 7 machine. The computer I'm using is Dell Precision 490 from 2009 I believe, ...
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How do I change the default monitor in multiple monitor PC?

I got 2 monitors. Sharp and Samsung. The Samsung one is the bigger one and obviously I want to watch movie maximize bluestacks on that one. Start menu is on my SHARP tv. If I go full screen with ...
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How do I know my video card is good enough for running bluestacks

I run bluestacks and I keep seeing initializing. Some says that bluestacks require high end video card. My video card is: NVIDIA GeForce 210 according to belarc advisor. Should I buy better video ...
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QEMU won't start

I'm trying to run QEMU on Windows 7 and install Windows 95 from a CD onto MyHardDisk.img, with networking and a shared folder between host and guest. When I run QEMU from the command line, the ...
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Fast moving an item in Microsoft Visio 2013

Upon selecting an item in Microsoft Visio, is there any way to move it more quickly than when pressing on one arrow key (or increase the default speed)? E.g. I'd like to move it faster, but ...
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Can I make a Partition in Windows 7, and put Ubuntu on it?

I just rescued my files off of my old computer through a Ubuntu disk, but it took almost all day. I was wondering, if I make a partition on my windows 7 hd, if I can put Ubuntu there without crashing ...
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Acrobat Distiller Item on Context Menu is not displayed

A few months ago, my husband installed a few software on my computer (Jedit, 7-zip). Afterward, I've noticed that when I right click on a .doc file, 2 of my context menu items have been displayed ...
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How to decrease touchpad hover sensitivity? (Dell E6530, Alps touchpad)

I have an issue with the touchpad on my laptop. When I use it and I have one finger on the touchpad plate and another finger very close to the plate (but don't touch it with the second finger), the ...
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Retrieving Chrome bookmarks from crashed Windows 7 for new Windows 8

I had a lot of bookmarks in a Chrome browser on a Windows 7 system. That computer crashed. We now have a new computer with Windows 8. How can I retrieve my bookmarks from the Windows 7 system. I ...
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My numeric keypad has somehow got into a “mouse emulation” mode

My numeric keypad has somehow got into a "mouse emulation" mode where the number keys just move the mouse pointer around (2 = down; 8 = up, 6 = right, etc). Anyone know how to make it work normally ...
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Windows 7 booting and startup repair issues

I have a MSI FR720 laptop with Windows 7 and Lubuntu partions. For quite a while (6 months or so) I've been having issues booting from my hard drive, it'd take me between 5 minutes and several hours ...
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EgisTec Fingerprint Scanner Won't Work with Win 7

I have a built-in fingerprint scanner for my laptop - the EgisTec ES603. It shows up in device manager, and I have a driver for it (Windows seems to think it's the latest driver, and I have no ...
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Can't vagrant install a plugin: gem dependency fails despite being installed

I am attempting to install the vagrant-vbguest plugin in Windows 7 from within cygwin 64. $ vagrant plugin install vagrant-vbguest Installing the 'vagrant-vbguest' plugin. This can take a few ...
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How to put a drive to suspend after boot with Windows?

In my computer I have a noisy hard drive which I use rarely. My Linux installation is configured to put this drive to sleep immediately after boot (hdparm -y). Is it possible to achieve the same with ...
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TrueCrypt partition will no longer mount

I am hoping for some advice to help me out of my situation, with luck. I have a computer running Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with 3 hard disks installed. On my 2TB hard disk 2 (non-system disk) I have 4 ...
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Windows 7 Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) tool fails when trying to clean C:\windows\winsxs

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit edition and I am tyring to run the Windows 7 Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) tool, DISM.exe, have to try and clean/reclaim some space from ...
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Why some columns (fields) dissapear when I import a Power Query connection into PowerPivot on Excel 2010?

I have a Power Query connection set up in Excel 2010 that is NOT loaded into a worksheet (messy) or a data model (only for Excel 2013). Upon entering PowerPivot, I go to 'Existing Connections' and ...
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How to make a bootable recovery partiion(s) for multiple OS (Linux, Windows…)

I'd like to create a recovery entry in my Bootloader (GRUB in this case). For this I have to create a bootable recovery partition for Linux (say Mint for example) and another for Windows 7 on my ...
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File sharing from a cable connected pc to wifi connected laptop (windows 7 ultimate)

I have a one desktop running windows 7 ultimate connected to Ethernet cable. And I want to share folder to another wifi connected laptop (also windows 7 ultimate). Both machines are on the same home ...
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Internet really slow or stops working on my computer but fine on my laptop and ipad

I know you are going to say that this has been answered already, but it hasnt. None of those solutions worked for me. So this is the problem, and it only occurs on my computer, my laptop,ipad and ...
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Formatted flash memory in two different Windows have different free space?

I have a 4G Silicon-Power flash memory. When I format it in Windows-7, 47 MByte will remain as used space : But when I format it in Windows-8, 18 MByte will remain as used space : Note : In ...
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Add a right click context menu in certain WIndows folders that will open a web browser URL?

In a Windows Explorer window where you browse files in Windows 7, I would like to add a new context menu that will allow me to open a file on my local Dev Server. So it would have to open a browser ...
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OpenVPN TAP binding order issue

I am running a 64bit Windows 7/8 AD environment using OpenVPN on remote computers to access our network/servers in our main office. Typically, once we install OpenVPN on a new machine and configure ...
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Windows 7 mountvol and task scheduler

In Windows 7, I have a Task-Scheduler job which run Backup4All, to do a backup of my data. It has provision to run a "pre"-backup batch file, and a "post"-backup batch file, which I have taken ...
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Have a list of files that are creating while installing a software

I want to know is there any way to have a list of all the files that are made on my computer when I install a new software. I mean when install a software in a directory (for example in D:\A) , a ...
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How open a ear/war file in remote using ssh client from windows

I want to open a .ear file but it is opening with notepad how to open folder with .ear in ssh client using windows. I am using windows system and i want to add a class file to jar which is in remote ...
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Can't delete a read-only file on a VirtualBox (Vagrant) shared folder between Ubuntu (guest) and Win7 (host)

I have Vagrant running Ubuntu as a guest OS, on top of a Windows 7 host. When working on the shared folder between guest and host, if a file is read-only it can't be deleted. For example: ...
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Undo system encryption windows 7

I have formatted my PC that had windows 7 on it. Before the formatting I have backed up my information. Now, when I try to access it I encountered a problem: I have encrypted the files using windows ...
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Skype and media player causing windows explorer to crash

When there are 2 or more Skype windows on screen, windows explorer will instantly crash and it will keep crashing after restart as long as there is more than one skype window on the screen. When I ...
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Samba error ERRDOS:ERRnomem

Trying to access some computers on our company network, smbclient just dies with protocol negotiation failed: ERRDOS:ERRnomem It works with other computers. All the computers are accessible from ...
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Why does Windows 7 only lock the computer upon stopping the screensaver?

On Windows 7, when I leave my station unattended, the screensaver starts. After a certain time -- although not exactly with starting the screensaver -- as soon as I leave the screensaver, the station ...
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Factory Reset Asus

I have an ASUS All-in-one PC (not sure what model) and I'm trying to perform a Factory Restore but nothing is working yet. I have tried pressing F8, all I had access to was "Restore from an earlier ...
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I did a clean formating and installation for my Window 7 Ultimate SP1 laptop using microsoft iso copy as lost the package.

I've copy the activation key from Jelly Bean software before i wipe the HDD and install a fresh win7 Ultimate SP1 from microsoft iso files. The issue is, i got error message that the activation key ...
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dc++ stop asking for update

Everytime when I start dc++ to download movies or anything it tells about the availability of newer version and asks for update. Is there any way to stop asking about update ?
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How to find out the reason why a scheduled task hang?

I have scheduled quite a number of tasks in my Windows 7, doing a variety of cron jobs on my machines. I am perfectly sure that these tasks, when run on their own, won't hang. But the problem is ...
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Support on windows for sony noise-canceling in-ear earphones

I have these sony noise-canceling in-ear earphones (model number: mdr-nc31e): They came with my sony xperia z2 phone. On the z2 they kind of work. I can't hear my colleges talking if I plug them ...