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
2 views

nVidia CUDA installation does not detect GTX 970

I put a brand new GTX 970 from Gigabyte in my system and it basically works so far. But i need CUDA and when i ran the CUDA 6.5 driver installation, it said that "This graphics driver could not find ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Windows Command Line: WMIC Get ONLY Drive Label

Using WMIC, I want to get only the drive label based on the drive letter: for /f "skip=1" %a in ('wmic volume where "Driveletter like '%C%'" get label') do echo %a Now, those of you who understand ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Windows 7 File Permissions, Security Tab, “Group or user names” SYSTEM group

*Note: This is a re-posting of a 'too broad' topic. This is a narrowed version: I right click a file, and choose "Permissions." I choose the "Security" tab. Under the "Group or user names" section, I ...
1
vote
0answers
7 views

Mass deletion of user accounts in Local Users and Groups in Windows 7

I use Delprof2 to delete user accounts from C:\Users and from the Registry and absolutely love it and its effectiveness. I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to do a mass deletion of user accounts ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

PXE boot - can't access BIOS

The issue I'm having is with a Dell Vostro 3360, Windows 7 64 Bit + Ubuntu 12.04 (Dual Boot). Everything worked perfectly until one day after a windows update it started showing this message on start ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Windows 7 up/left arrow keys commands

OK, I've attempted to find answers for this issue here and elsewhere and it is driving me insane. I'm on a corporate issue Lenovo w530 laptop [aka HUGEBRICK] running Windows 7. Somehow the up and ...
0
votes
1answer
7 views

how to suppress warning when starting Links from favorites

I have several batch files and other programs that I use regularly linked from my Favorites folder and I display that folder in my task bar. Now every time I start each of that programs I am prompted ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Using USB Drive as Boot Drive and Storage

I have a 32GB USB drive that I am trying to use as both a boot drive for a ChromeOS version available from http://chromium.arnoldthebat.co.uk/, and to use the remaining space on the drive as I ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

VSTHost: How to configure “wave devices” without latency/delay problems?

I have this physical connection: "line in" Mike -------------------> Computer And I was using Windows 7 with the following settings: Playback devices --> Recording --> Line ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

System Backup without User Data

I'm looking for a way to make a backup of my system without any of the user data. I know there are many programs for creating backups and system images but all of them I've seen so far always want to ...
0
votes
3answers
23 views

Slide show in dual monitor system?

I have heard about using dual monitors in pc so that you can work smoothly. I would like to use it in a function, I will be connecting a projector to a windows laptop(win 7 or later). I have to show a ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Cannot open Filetype in Program Automatically, can't select program as default Program

so I have an issue. I'm trying to get my .MPQ files in this folder to open with the MPQEditor program on my desktop. The problem is, whenever I try to get an .MPQ file to use MPQEditor as it's ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Laptop freezes after Startup

I play on my laptop as usally and one day i turned it on and it froze after loading icons . Specs RAM : 4 GB CPU : Intel core I3-350M, 2.26 GHz VGA :nVIDIA GeForce GT 325M :VRAM 1 GB HDD : 500 ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Unable to install the vmware player latest 7.1ver on my WIN7 32bit

http://filehippo.com/download_vmware_player/tech/59467/ Above is the link of the vmware player i downloaded . In requirements windows7 is mentioned but i get the following error ERROR:This ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Switch between desktops in windows 7 when we pin many programs to taskbar

When we pin many programs to the taskbar another desktop window is added which we can switch between them as you can see in the picture: my question is how we can add them (without pinning the ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Monitor LG 23MP65 getting 1" black borders

I connected my monitor LG 23MP65 through HDMI to GeForce 8400GS and its getting 1" black borders. I also tried to alter scaling mode all available options and had no success.
0
votes
0answers
6 views

customize tabs in different colour to distinguish between multipls dos windows

in windows I have multiple dos prompts open in taskbar - they are all clubbed under single dos pane - so it does not clutter up my space now when I hover over the single pane it shows me the different ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

How to prevent windows from locking/Sleeping (Without admin previliges)

I know it is possible to disable auto log out from control panel. I want to know is there a way to prevent windows from locking/ sleeping with out changing any security options.
1
vote
1answer
19 views

HP ENVY 17-1050ea Notebook PC screen flickering when I connect charger to my notebook

I am looking for solution of my problem. I own HP ENVY 17-1050ea Notebook PC, it works perfectly fine but the only issue I am facing is SCREEN FLICKERING. I only happens when I connect my charger to ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Sharing Dial up internet with android

I am running Windows 7 with symantec endpoint protection antivirus. I have a dial up connection to connect to internet. I want to create a hotspot to share this internet connection with andriod ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

How do Malware like Coupon drop down land up in the Windows System without a trace in the Control Panel

I have the Windows Bit Defender updated and run Complete System scans biweekly. All the drivers and the operating System are up to date. In spite of this the Coupon drop down malware landed on my ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

My computer has red lines running down the screen [on hold]

I don't have a laptop, I have a desktop or whatever..anyways it was never like this it started from "system menu error" or something like that. we used AutoRuns to get rid of the problem, it was ...
0
votes
6answers
26 views

Alt key codes for dashes giving wrong characters in Windows

If I type alt+0150, I get ☼, rather than – (en dash). If I type alt+0151, I get ù, rather than — (em dash). I would have expected to get dashes in both cases. I'm pretty sure it used to work. This ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Bittorrent with errors makes Windows 7 to freeze

I were downloading files from Bittorrent (nearly 9 GB). After I started the download at sometime it shows "Semaphore time has expired: and sometimes it shows "File Missing". Whenever this issue ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

How to use Umax Astra 5600 in Windows 7 64 bit?

I have a Umax Astra 5600 Scanner. I lost my PC in an accident while moving. Now I have a HP Pavilion g4 with Windows 7 (64 bit). I tried using my scanner on it but the scanner is not even recognised ...
-2
votes
0answers
22 views

Issues installing .NET framework 4 [on hold]

I have ran into a problem with .NET framework 4 and can not get it to install on my hard drive. I worked over 4 hrs this morning with Microsoft help desk to no avail. Is there anything I can do to get ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Having problems accessing the host's hard drive in VMware

I recently installed VMware 10.0.0 in my Windows 7 and created a Ubuntu Gnome 64. I want to set up a shared folder with your host OS, my D:/, so I can work with the projects located there. Searching ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Windows 7 File Permissions, Security Tab, “Group or user names” [on hold]

I right click a file, and choose "Permissions." I choose the "Security" tab. Under the "Group or user names" section, I see the following items: SYSTEM Account Unknown(S-1-5-21 [and a bunch more ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

I want to create subdirectories that have the same name as the files I am going to move to them, using a batch file

For a given numeric filename, there are several files that exist in a directory. This directory has hundreds of these numeric filenames. I want to create a folder for each of the numeric file names ...
2
votes
0answers
13 views

Is it possible to change Windows 7's Quick Launch icon size? Maybe registry?

I recently found out you can enable Quick Launch in Windows 7. The only problem is that the icons are slightly bigger than the original taskbar icons so there's a little gap on the bottom of the ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

How to bypass external hard drive permissions

I bought an external hard drive from a computer repairman when he could not fix the computer I brought in for repair. I have not been able to access it since bringing it home to use because access is ...
-1
votes
0answers
30 views

Black screen followed by “Display Driver Stopped Responding and has Recovered”. Win 7 64 bit [on hold]

Since I built my new PC about a year ago I've been having this problem nearly constantly. One of the first things my PC did when I first got it running was go black for a few seconds and then report ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Ctrl+C in console causes crash, in all programs [on hold]

On one of my Windows 7 machines, ctrl+C in a console program has started crashing all applications. It can be a python script or a very simple C++ app, or even cl.exe if I break a build in Visual ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

How to reset the default user account on win 7

My problem is simple: Something is broken in the default windows user account, meaning that each time I create a new user account, the newly created one is broken too. I simply want to reset that ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

Windows 7 Randomly Sleeps, Reason: Button or Lid?

Though similar to other questions here, the event log yielded a different cause: Log Name: System Source: Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power Date: 3/5/2015 12:00:20 PM Event ID: ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Which copy of a corrupt windows system file should I replace?

I have about 10 files in my C:\Windows\winsxs folder that SFC reports are corrupt. I'm replacing them from another windows 7 /64b machine. But I see there are multiple copies of them. I ran sfc ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

BEX error when trying to compile/run a program using Intellij IDEA

I already asked this question on Stack Overflow, but was told to better ask it here. I wanted to try out IDEA because I want to move away from Eclipse. However, every time I try to build or run ...
-3
votes
2answers
26 views

Create windows script to traverse all subfolders of some folder, and delete a certain folder and all of it's contents if it exists [on hold]

here's the trick. Supposing I want to free up some space, and run that script in F:\UnrealProjects, which has a bit over 50-60 subfolders, I would like that script to traverse all of it's subfolders, ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Is there any way to move the Windows Indexing file/folder to a different drive?

I've got Windows on an SSD drive. I've read in several places (and the Samsung Magician software for their SSD, which I have) agrees that you should disable indexing b/c it results in a lot of extra ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Unable to Use Help files [on hold]

You know how most all software programs have a HELP file? Well when I open up the HELP files on any given program, the HELP window opens OK. On the left side is the list of topics, BUT when I click ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Green “Back” in bottom corner of windows 7

I just enabled Intel virtualization on my laptop. when I rebooted there is the word "Back" in green text in the bottom right corner. I can interact through it and windows doesn't seem to think it ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Windows shutdown taking forever after running few virtual machines

I'm often using two or three virtual machines running on a host Windows 7 x64 SP1. After suspending all of them I'm experiencing very long shutdown of a host workstation (ca. 20 mins.). Normally when ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

Block every USB but one Windows 7 Registry

I want to disable all new plugged in USB Sticks by a User, but want to keep my only one Stick still accessable. For example I plug my "Master"-USB in and I can transfer Data to it. Another user ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Windows PowerShell - SqlServerCmdletSnapin100 Error

I am trying to run the following command through my winodws powershell: Add-PSSnapin SqlServerCmdletSnapin100 But I get the following error: How can I install SqlServerCmdletSnapin100? I can't ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

How can I reinstall Windows 7 (w/ install DVD) with minimal (or hopeful no) impact on installed programs?

I know that Windows 8 has a Refresh option. Is there anything like that for Windows 7 (64 b) I have the original install CD (I think!). I'm getting weird data-related errors like: ChdkDsk errors ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Pastel 12 Journals Terminating Error, Status 46

I have a Problem With Pastel 12.1.6 And Windows 7 32bit SP1. The problem is that when you try to add a entry in the "journals" function the program crashes, with this error message: I think this ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Why does “preparing to recycle” message take so long to complete? [duplicate]

On Windows 7 Pro 32-bit, I deleted a PDF download in C:\Users\Username\Downloads, and I received a message: Preparing to recycle and an "in progress" icon. It took about a minute for this ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

None of USB ports are working on Windows and Linux

None of the USB ports work anymore on my Acer Aspire E1-571G laptop which is running both Windows 7 and Fedora 21. It can’t detect anything. For example flash memories, USB mouse, my Android phone ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Where does windows store network drive mappings?

I am not able to boot my windows 7, but I have access to the drive on which Windows 7 is installed. Is there anyway I can restore my network drives?
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Windows 7 Alt-Tab program auto-cycle on ThinkPad T440s

I have followed this issue regarding the program auto-cycle when Alt-Tab is pressed with great interest, and tried many of the suggested solutions, some of which work and some don't. I found the ...