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Manage CD/DVD access on small Windows network

I have a small Server2008/Win7 network and I want to restrict CD/DVD access for all but one of my users. I set the below GPO, but is there a way I can I give one specific user access to the CD/DVD ...
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Enabling Fn+F8 on Toshiba Satellite L500

Got myself a notebook Toshiba Satellite L500 without HDD(was heavily damaged actually) and with no wifi card (the one like this) Symptoms: when I try to connect to wireless network, it shows me "No ...
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Get Windows 7 to ipconfig renew automatically when an invalid IP configuration is ever detected

My new computer has a problem that causes its IP address to randomly become invalid. This problem is widely reported and no one ever fixes it. Is there any way to set up Windows 7 to aggressively ...
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This copy of windows is not genuine [on hold]

My friends windows is not genuine and ive been asked to fix it. Ive already used slmgr -rearm a few times and I remember that the amount of times you can rearm it is limited. What should I do once he ...
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Elementary OS Luna installer doesn't recognize Windows 7 install. Dual boot struggle

I am trying to install Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and Elementary OS Luna x64 in dual boot. I've installed Windows first, but after that when I try to install Elementary from live USB the installer doesn't ...
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Flash drive not recognized

I was copying some files to my flash drive and removed it from my laptop.  When I plugged it into my PC, it didn't recognize it and it doesn't show up in disk management, and I can't find it in device ...
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Windows 7 won't close programs even in task manager

Last week I noticed this happening for the first time. Firefox froze up and wouldn't load any new pages. The internet was working fine but the browser was stuck. So I closed the window and when I ...
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linux installer does not detect installed windows 7

I try to install linux ubuntu on my laptop alongside windows 7 x64, that are already installed. I use bootable usb flash. When I am from live usb in Linux I can see all my windows files, but the ...
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Force Task Manager to show Memory in Megabyte [duplicate]

Is there any way to configure Task Manager (windows 7) so that it show memory in Process tab in Mb instead of K.
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“Pin to Start Menu” option is unavailable to one program, but is available to others, in windows 7

I want to pin a program to the start menu, but the option "Pin to Start Menu" is not available when right clicking the link to the program. The option is available when right-clicking other programs. ...
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Radio Stations from VLC to internet radio

I want to listen in my Internet radio Radio Stations who are played in VLC_media Player. How is the procedure for it? When possible, in this manner: Station Stream would listen on the Internet Radio ...
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Minix 3.3 FTP connection via VirtualBox

I'm using Virtualbox 4.3 to run Minix 3.3 under my windows 7 installation... I have this file that I need to copy from windows to Minix. I searched around and I found out that FTP would be the way to ...
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How to configure RAID 5 with different size drives?

If I have 3 different drives, for example 10GB, 20GB and 30GB. I would like to configure RAID 5. What would be the size of data disk and parity disk in the array?
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Weird test.txt files always popping up in dev folders

In literally thousands of folders and subfolders, I have files called "test.txt", which are always exactly 48 bytes, looking like this: 2 NUL 8 T 2 DLE 0 B 2 NUL 8 H 2 NUL 0 P Or in hex: ...
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Cloning Windows 7: What happens to previous machine?

Similar questions have been asked a number of times before too, but mine is slightly different and I'm not able to find an answer to it. I upgraded my HDD from 320GB to 500GB and cloned old disk's ...
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Startup issue with custom built PC after installing a new PSU

I have a custom built PC with an AMD 6150 processor and an AMD 970 motherboard, Radeon HD 6850 GFX graphics card, 16GB Ripjaws 2133 MHz RAM and a crappy 500 watt power supply. It works fine, but the ...
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How to use .pfx in certificate store in CURL for Windows 7

I want to use cURL to access a remote server, and I need to identify myself using a private key or the remote server gives a 401 "Unauthorized". I'm on Windows 7 (work machine, not my choice) and my ...
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Error “FATAL: Could not read from the boot medium. System halted”, while installing Windows 7 on VirtualBox

I have installed VirtualBox 4.3.22 on Windows 7 professional. I want to create Windows 7 Virtual Machine using Virtual Box. (My intention is to have a Windows 7 VM running for evaluating different ...
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Samsung SyncMaster SA850 won't turn back on

My wife have been using this monitor for 4 years with the same setting - Windows is set to turn it off after 20 minutes of inactivity. However, today, after the monitor was turned off automatically, ...
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Recovering 1TB hard drive split into two 500GB drives without formatting

I am using Windows 7 and am trying to recover two working drives. The hard drive in question was: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822204022 I am pretty sure they were ...
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Keyboard shutting off

My Monoprice Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Cherry MX Blue had been shutting off randomly. I will use it and anywhere from 30 seconds to 5 minutes after it will stop functioning and the light will turn ...
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Can I upgrade to Windows 10 Technical Preview from un-activated Windows 7?

I wanted to try out Windows 10 from one of my computers currently running Windows Vista. I'm pretty sure that Windows 10 is a free upgrade (that comes with a product key?) from Windows 7, and I have ...
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Strange CPU Usage History

My CPU history graph on the task manager is acting strangely. The fan also seems to be "revving". Here is an image of what is happening. This is my laptop and the processor is Intel core i5. ...
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How do I delay Outlook 2007 and my phone app. until Commodo has booted?

Win 7. Outlook 2007, vBuzzer and Skype are set to boot automatically. I don't want them to be active until my AV, Comodo has finished booting. How can I set that up?
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Fullscreen DOS console on Windows 7? [duplicate]

Is there a way to run a console program in fullscreen mode on Windows 7? In previous versions of Windows, you could put the console into fullscreen mode. This is not the same as simply maximizing ...
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Ruby Compile error Windows 7 x64

Getting this error when using nmake on Windows7 x64 to compile Ruby 2.2.0 I've never done this before, so I have been following this and this advice: generating ripper-x64-mswin64_100.def NMAKE : ...
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Make local Virtual Box server available to other computers on the wider host OS LAN

I’m running VirtualBox on Windows 7, the guest virtual machine OS is Ubuntu Server and it’s set up in such a way that I can access it from the host machine on 192.168.56.101. The host machine IP in ...
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No option to enable the Intel Virtualization Technology in BIOS?

Laptop: Samsung NP350V5C-S03IN 64-bit capable: Yes BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. Version-P10AAL Date-04-07-2013 Processor:Intel Core i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz, 2 Core(s), OS: Windows 7 Home Premium ...
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Automatically add a row to similar table in sheet-2 if I add it to the main table in sheet-1

I have the following table in sheet-1 from an excel workbook. I want an excel formula that can allow me to automatically add a row to similar table in sheet-2 if I add it to the main table in sheet-1. ...
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Windows shows WiFi networks that are not available as available

I have a computer running Windows 7. My problem is that it shows any Wi-Fi network I connect to as available even when it is not. The only way to know which networks are truly available is to disable ...
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How to solve Infrared Receiver probblem? [on hold]

my windows update center asks me to download an infrared receiver for my computer Dell Latitude D620 and i don't know how to succeed everytime i try it in the dell site as it is requested
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Starting VirtualBox machines fails with “Unable to load R3 module … VBoxDD.DLL (VBoxDD)”

Starting any machine on VirtualBox 4.3.22 on Windows 7, is failing with the following errors: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Kivy. Unable to load R3 module C:\Program ...
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Lync 2013 can no longer archive converstations

I have Lync 2013 installed on my Windows 7 work machine, which I believe was installed on my machine from day one. A few weeks ago I upgrade the rest of Office to 2013, I believe it was at 2010 ...
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Windows 7 favorites not working in windows explorer

For some reason I seem to have deleted all the favorites in the favorites menu in the file explorer. With favorites menu I mean this one: Trying to add new links doesn't work and right clicking ...
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Import outlook express into outlook [duplicate]

I have old backup from outlook epxrees (on Windows XP). Now I have Windows 7 with outlook and I can 't install outlook express. Is there any way to import this backup (many folder with .dbx files) ...
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What are these strange folders and how do I delete them?

I just reinstall my computer. This is what I found. See pics. I bet it's due to me using the drive as some extra memory. However, I reinstalled my computer. Those folders should mean nothing now. ...
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How to determine interface name for aircrack suite on windows

On Linux all guides show that the wireless interface is wlan0, but on windows there is no obvious documentation on how you discover the name of your interface. I'm trying to run this command to test ...
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Win 7 Create Folder Junction from Desktop to inside Dropbox Folder

I'm not asking how it can be done, I already know how to; MKLNK /j C:\Users\<username>\Desktop C:\Users\<username>\Dropbox\Desk What I want to know is whether or not I should. I know ...
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Task Schedule excel file with ODBC/Oracle connection

I am having problem running an excel file with ODBC connection for Oracle to run via Windows-7 Task Scheduler. It will just say running. What the excle file does. After I open the file, it will ...
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Intel HD Graphics 3000: Screen resolution greater than panel's? [duplicate]

Occasionally, I need to create screenshots at a resolution higher than the display of my laptop. It has two graphics cards, an Intel HD Graphics 3000, and an NVIDIA NVS 4200M. In the BIOS I can switch ...
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Does windows change files when file extensions are changed?

I have noticed that changing the file extension from one to another and back to the old one will make the file unusable. Why is it so ? Does changing the extension change the file contents ? Also, ...
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i confuse about which formula are appliced [on hold]

my problem is combination of some related data like, if amount is <2000 then Charges apply 250,if amount is 2000 to 25000 then charges apply 1300,and to be continue.. so i confuse about which ...
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How to Boot to VHD without any “host”?

Windows' BCD users needed here ! Any explanations are welcome even if you don't have the answer itself :) I've found many tutorials to do it, but I do not want to use any WinPE or copying any guest ...
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ID disk from event message

I have the following event in event viewer: "The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Harddisk6\DR19." Log Name: System Source: Disk EventID: 11 Level: Error How do I know what disk this ...
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How do I configure Microsoft Remote Desktop to remote into my PC from my Android tablet?

I have installed the Microsoft remote desktop app from the Google play store, and ran it while I was at home, and it worked fine; I have a wireless cable modem router, so I added and configured a ...
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Virus/Malware/Hijackware Win7 - Hijacks Admin Permissions & More [on hold]

I’ve recently come across a very resilient virus—I use that term extremely lightly because I have no idea what this actually is—that has entirely shut down my computer. My machine is a custom built ...
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Changing Desktop Notification sound in Iron/Google Chrome

I am wondering how I would go about changing the Desktop Notification sound in Iron which is based of off of Google Chrome. I have done some Googling but have so far found nothing. I am using Iron V ...
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windows 7 says UmmyDownloader doesnt exist but is still in my list of apps

windows 7 saiy ummydownloader doesnt exist but still shows in my list of installed apps cant delete it because it is not supposed to exist. Tried to delete several times, looked for it in the registry ...
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How do I use a 32-bit version in Internet Explorer 11 (64-bit)?

I need to run the 32 bit version of Windows Internet Explorer 11 for a specific app. But my OS is 64 bit. How do I specifically do this? Is it even possible? Thank you!
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2nd Wifi connected PC loses connectivity seemingly when other PC falls asleep?

I have a PC connected via ethernet to an ubee modem/router for internet access. A 2nd PC in another room is connected via a usb wifi connector. Often I am told the other PC loses connectivity and if ...