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Drive missing (D:, G:) after the reboot on windows7

i am getting similar issue described in below link: http://www.symantec.com/connect/forums/drive-missing-d-f-g-after-reboot-windows-7-pgp I did a shrink on the C: drive, and created new volumes (D, ...
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OpticalDrive Label Rename

Please note that I did already follow to the "T" the instructions given from numerous web sites about going into the registry and entering my own label at the key called DriveIcons DefaultLabel The ...
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Optical Drive Label Rename [duplicate]

On Windows 7, is there a way to label an optical drive with your own label without the system appending it to the existing label? See example problem here below: 'CD ROM F Jim's Drive' I want it ...
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How to make a computer like a router(for internet access)?

I'm trying to access my internet through another computer. The computer are connected with cable to internet and it also has a wireless network card(I don't know if same card handles both or if they ...
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An internal, Windows 7 installed drive fails to boot after transforming into external drive

I have installed Windows 7 to my HDD. I also have Ubuntu 14.04 at another partition at the same drive. During boot, via GRUB, I select which one I want to load. Recently, I upgraded my HDD to SSD. I ...
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Windows 7 Backup Fails with 0x81000033

I am attempting to take my first backup on a new Windows 7 installation. It's failing with the error code 0x81000033. I have already followed the instructions on ...
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Java is blocking all proxmox consoles, can't add it to site exception list

I cannot run a Proxmox console on windows 7, as Java keeps blocking the page. The url for it is https://proxmox.dis:8006 (.dis being our local domain name) Typically I just need to add the site to ...
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Directory junction limitations

Are there any limitations with directory juncions in terms of what folders can be linked? I'm interested in system folders (Program Files, Program Files (x86), ProgramData and Users (and Recovery, if ...
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Run a program before Logoff and wait for finish

When I want to run a program (.exe \ .bat) before Windows 7 Home Premium Logoff \ Restart I use the Task Scheduler and I set a custom event: Log: System, Source: Winlogon, Event ID: 7002 \ 4634 \ 4647 ...
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excel 2007: the file is corrupt [duplicate]

I store some Excel workbooks on a USB drive that is attached to your Windows Home Server system. Everything was perfect..sometime after that I began to get the error message that suggest that either ...
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How do I burn the Ubuntu ISO to a CD-RW in Windows 7?

What should I choose if I want to burn a Ubuntu ISO to the CD so that I can boot Ubuntu from CD on start-up. Should I choose treat the CD like a USB which is save, edit, delete files at any time or ...
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Where's the Windows menu command to advance the desktop picture to the next one

I seem to recall there being a command in the desktop context menu in Windows 7 that would advance the desktop slide show to the next picture in the sequence (when you have the desktop set up to show ...
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Drive missing (D:, G:) after the reboot [on hold]

i am getting similar issue described in below link: http://www.symantec.com/connect/forums/drive-missing-d-f-g-after-reboot-windows-7-pgp I did a shrink on the C: drive, and created new volumes (D, ...
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How do I consistently keep my RAM usage low?

I have a decent 8 GB of RAM, yet I'm frequently running into memory trouble. I just now went about closing the dozen apps open , and it looks like so : How do I keep it this way, though? And what ...
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Windows Invalidated after GParted partition?

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my computer on a tiny 20 GB Partition. I decided this was far too small, so I used GParted, resized the partition to an 80 GB partition, and Reinstalled the GRUB ...
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HDD recovery formatted for win from for mac

I have a 1Tb disk which I was using with OSX. and unfortunately my friend tried to transfer files with it and after it didn't work the HDD is not recognised for Mac OSX. I checked forums and there is ...
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I am trying to open multiple file paths at once from a generated list.

I have a report that I run through Crystal Reports that generates all of the associated file paths that I need to have opened. I can export this list into a notepad or excel file if need be. What I ...
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xcopy replace file in 8.3 format windows 7

I use xcopy and batch scripting to backup newer files xcopy "src" "dest" /O /X /E /H /K /I /D. I was asked if I want to replace something which should not happen. So I did the copy process manually ...
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move a windows OS partition to another partition of the same size

I want to move my windows partition to another drive that is already partitioned (including a 100 mb partition at the start of the disk and a partition of the same size as the original windows ...
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NetFramework 4.5.1 and 4.5.2 what version includes?

I have downloaded the installer of Net Framework 4 dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64 48mb; Net Framework 4.5.1 NDP451-KB2872776-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe 136mb; Net Framework 4.5.2 ...
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Windows 7 NTUSER.DAT user profile issue

Recently i was working on a profile deletion script as well as found a software that deletes profile by the name Delprof2.exe. I know its not a microsoft product but i need help in understanding few ...
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Windows 7 diff tool that allows the comparison of directories? [on hold]

Are there any open source "diff" tools for Windows 7 that allow me to compare folders and their recursive contents? I usually use WinMerge, but WinMerge forces you to compare a single file with ...
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Win7 won't mount WinXP share

For quite some time I have had an old WinXP server, with a couple of shared folders, and a Win7 client, accessing those shares. It used to work flawlessly up until 2 weeks ago, when there was a black ...
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How to repair cdedit program?

cdedit.exe will not start. When I double click, it flashes on screen for a split second and does not load. I have Windows 7. I am unable to change my default operating system.
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Windows Defaulting language to 'Unknown Language' Causing applications to crash on startup

Recently I've noticed that windows seems to be defaulting by system language for all applications to 'Unknown Language': This is causing some applications to crash on startup. If I quickly change ...
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Make windows ask me before running every additional driver or service - safe mode wit more options

Something went suddenly wrong with my PC. After a while, explorer stops responding and so do some other programs. Googling this problem gives random results and I think it's just something I'll have ...
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Undo redirecting user profile using junction

Custom built: Windows 7, 64-bit, SSD for OS, 6TB HDD. My SSD is for OS and main programs only. So far, I haven't had much trouble installing or moving additional software and files to the HDD. I ...
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Cant set monitor resolution to 1920x1080, chooses a nonstandard resolution instead

I've been sitting at this problem for hours upon hours now, so many google searches, so many different things tried, nothing seems to help. First off, the necessary data: The monitor is a BenQ ...
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**command prompt through how to kill running executable jar file ** [on hold]

Kill running process of executable jar file. command prompt through How to kill running executable jar file using task manager command line path.
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Stop windows from moving around

I play some older games that do not offer my native resolution, which is 2560x1440. When I launch the game, my screen resolution changes, which moves my windows to the right. I have a 2nd (and 3rd) ...
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Chrome/IE won't open/uninstall on w8.1 [on hold]

I got a problem, everything works except these 2 programs. I can't access internet. I was doing 3 things before the reboot that led to this : 1. activating vl-x in bios 2. deplacing my temp in another ...
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Retrieve User Profile Passwords

I have installed a fresh copy of Windows on one of my systems. Now I am trying to access some folder on network through Map Network Drive but it requires password authentication, but I don't ...
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Configure GIT_EDITOR for Windos

I am a beginner using GIT. I installed GIT on my Windows-7 PC and make the first steps. The command git commit -v allows to edit the commit message with an editor before doing the actual commit. I ...
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Win7 Image Creation including license Software [on hold]

I have a license software installed on windows 7 64 bit Ultimate edition. This software is license is generated using Wechoid program,You can google for WechoId how it works. Now I cant copy or ...
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How to create Windows batch file to perform these tasks? [on hold]

I need to create a batch file that should do the following: Run another batch file in administrator mode (Run as administrator) Once above file is run, delete files/folders from certain directory ...
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How to configure Windows Firewall to allow all ports in use by IIS Express

My understanding of this technet article, per the page that brought me there*, is that I can configure the Windows Firewall to allow all inbound traffic on any port being used by a specified ...
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Mini app that is able to sync local folders [on hold]

Is there any application that can scan for changes and sync some files like: c:\program files\some app\config.ini c:\program files\other app\settings.db target dir would be d:\backups\config.ini ...
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Windows 7 computer randomly loses IP configuration

Title says it all. I recently got a new computer with Windows 7 and it randomly loses its IP configuration. Its IP configuration is all valid and works properly after it boots, but it can randomly ...
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Install windows 7 setup is starting stuck (Dell Laptop)

This problem is taking too much of my time. I have dual boot (Windows 7 and ubuntu).Suddenly, I can't boot from both OSs. I have some important data in the hard drive. I couldn't fix it. Now I have ...
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Formatting hard drive works on windows, not on linux

Alright this is driving me crazy. About a month ago I finally migrated to Linux almost exclusively (I only use windows for gaming these days) and so decided to migrate my data storage as well. I ...
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Change Windows 7 backup & recovery tool so it keeps 2 backups instead of one or indefinite backups

I'm using Windows 7 build-in backup & recovery tool and have scheduled it to automatically create a system backup each week. So far so good There you have two options on how many different ...
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Windows Media player isn't seeing some sub folders

I'm trying to share some video files from my computer to my Roku 3 via it's media player app. To do this I have to use Windows Media Player on the computer. Rather than add all of my video files (the ...
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Blank screen after installing new graphics card NVIDIA quadro FX 580 on Windows 7 Ultimate

Secondhand card, no instructions or installation CD I plug the card in, and start the computer, I get blank screens on a) my onboard video b) all ports of the new graphics card (NVIDIA Quadro FX 580. ...
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Paste a copied text word by word

I want to copy a text and if I paste, the first word will be pasted only, then another paste will past the second word and so on. Example: lets say I would store a data of a web form in notepad in the ...
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Can't see wireless networks on laptop

I can't see wirelass networks on my laptop.On other computers I can do that. I only know that model is HP Pavilion g series (I can't find other informations, my laptop don't have sticker with product ...
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ICS failing between Windows 7 host and Windows 8

I'm trying to set up a temporary connection between my laptop (running Windows 7) and my desktop (Windows 8) to allow me to access the internet on my desktop. I followed the instructions Microsoft ...
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Can't find drivers for ASUS X553MA for Windows 7 [on hold]

Do you have any idea about where I can find drivers for ASUS X553M for Windows 7 ? I read in the user manual that drivers on asus.com are only compatible with Windows 8.1
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Cannot Save Changes To Files Edited Using Notepad++

I also noticed its opening files from the temp folder rather the program files and its not included in the default programs. This happened after installing an update I think it also has something to ...
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Disable program access files? [on hold]

I have a program and somehow it scans the PC and if the program finds "hack" called file somewhere, it quits. It scans for example the running files, browser searched sites. How can I disable ...
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ulead dvd workshop 2 no sound on win7

i recently upgraded from winXP to win7, and the program stopped playing sound it seems like windows dosent recognize the program at the mixer the windows compatibility mode doesnt seem to fix the ...