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Cannot copy large files normally

Win 7 64bit. Why do i need to rename a large file say 5gb to be able to copy it over to another drive. No matter if its from a sata drive or a flash drive. First I try to copy the file (we'll call it ...
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looking for batch scripts tutorials [on hold]

i'm just starting to learn batch scripts, could you recommend any up to date tutorial? All I could find were 6 years old tutorials and I believe some things have changed. Thanks!
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Open VHD with Windows

I have a fully patched Win7 PC with XenCenter installed and VHD files registered to XenCenter. As of now, I am unable to open a VHD file on this PC - whenever I open it in XenCenter, it wants to ...
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Zip Icon changed to a blue 'A' associated with fontview.exe

I made the mistake of associating fontview.exe in the right click "Open With" window, trying to install a font from a zip folder in Windows 7. Now all my zip folders now have a blue "A" on them and ...
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printing in window 7 client using Ubuntu print server

I want to share a printer under Ubuntu 11.04 with Windows 7. I have installed samba and configured it to allow the printer to be browsed across the network. I have also enabled printer sharing. But ...
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Is there a way of getting the clean layout of 'full screen reading' but without taking up the full screen?

I like the uncluttered appearance of the 'full screen reading' view - no scroll bars, status, ruler, tool bars etc. But I want to achieve the same thing, while Word only occupies part of my screen - ...
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How to copy files between windows 7 computers using username and password?

I want to copy files from a windows PC (e.g. 1.2.3.4) to another windows PC. I am able to log in to the windows machine I want to copy files from using username and password (via remote desktop). On ...
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Network changes behavior of Command Prompt

I am working on a computer that is connected to our company network and try to execute a script that pulls a build from our svn. Whenever I supply the script with username and password and execute it, ...
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BSOD BCCode 124, system keeps crashing. Request for minidump analysis

My computer keeps freezing or restarting every now and then. I don't have a clue what is causing this problem, because neither Avast nor Malwarebytes shows any threats. Although I have one suspicion - ...
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Avast: confirmation before blocking and/or deleting a suspicious file

Is there any way to configure Avast so that it asks for a confirmation before blocking and/or deleting a suspicious file?
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Google Play Music lags when CPU usage is high

For some time, I've been testing with Google Play Music All Access. It works perfectly on my phone, but I have a very annoying issue on my laptop. It seems that when I'm just browsing or developing ...
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Windows 7 freezes about a minute after login

I have an HP laptop and when I boot it up It has a black screen. So I quit explorer.exe and start it up again. That makes the desktop come back but then it freezes and I have to do a hard reset. It ...
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Booting Windows 7 Installer from USB Samsung Series 5

I have a Samsung Series 5 laptop that came with Windows 8 Pre-Installed and a bunch of manufacturer stuff i didn't want. I cleaned the DISK and installed ubuntu 14.04. Now i was trying to install ...
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How to install Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7 with IE11 installed?

I'm developing a website and it's experiencing issues on IE9 (so I've been told). To debug the site, I need to uninstall IE11 and install IE9 (Windows does not allow one to have two versions installed ...
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An error occurred while attempting to read the boot configuration data

I have the Windows 7 installation media on a USB drive. I get the error "An error occurred while attempting to read the boot configuration data" when I boot to it on an older computer. The drive ...
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How to exclude folders from backup

I use the main HDD to make daily incremental backups of the OS partition and an old HDD to backup the main HDD (I plug it only when backing up), but I don't need to backup the 'backup files' again, so ...
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Choosing between opening a file with primary or secondary program with a shortcut in window8.1 / 7

Hi I'm asking this since I'm a manga lover and most mangas come in zip/rar files. Mostly, I'm using CDisplay to view them, I already added a line in my registry which will make an "open with CDisplay" ...
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Undefined class constant 'MYSQL_ATTR_MAX_BUFFER_SIZE'

I have EasyPHP 14.1 configured and running properly on a Windows 7 x64 machine. Trying to open a web-app called Open Device Manager, I get the following error Fatal error: Undefined class constant ...
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Difference between an install EXE and the EXEs found within the install folder [on hold]

What is the difference between an installation EXE and the EXE files that are found within the installation folder? For example: The VLC media player install is called "vlc-2.1.3-win64.exe" and is ...
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copying file from UNC path to startup folder on Windows 7 machines

I have sucessfully figured out how to copy a file to "\machinename\C$\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\startup" however I want to run this as part of an existing startup batchfile. I ...
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repeated IO on file atiumdva.cap interferes with application functionality

Our java swing application runs on Windows 7 (32 bit) and is having some serious issues. Our latest candidate culprit is that the system, at random intervals, performs millions of reads of 288 bytes ...
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How can I find which 'file or directory is corrupted and unreadable' to Windows Backup?

Event log says just The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable. (0x80070570) 70050780E30500003F0900005B090000420ED1665C2BEE174B64529CB14610EA71000000
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Precisions on ODBC ports use

When creating a new ODBC source on windows 7, you have to provide the host and the port on which you want to connect : Since it is is managed by windows, I assume all ODBC driver work the same way ...
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Compress / Zip a folder periodically but use minimal CPU?

Similar to this question except, I need it to run with minimal CPU on the background? Also, if there's a 7zip solution that will be nice.
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Why do I get error “The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect” using netsh set route?

On a windows7 machine I was trying to set the standard gateway following this example: netsh.exe interface ipv4 set route 0.0.0.0/32 "Internet" 172.16.5.1 which returned the following error: The ...
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Remote desktop client not available in Win7 ultimate

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1. I want to use it to connect to my work computer which has all the necessary configurations done. So, I type 'Remote desktop connection' in Search from Start Menu ...
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Automatically Copy the only Credit rows into a Sheet

I am trying to use a formula by the below, With out use Developer Options. I have a excel workbook and there is a two sheets One is - One sheet is (sheet1)- TXN. ID Transection Type After ...
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How to clear the Jump List for Remote Desktop?

How can I clear all automatically added Jump List items for Remote Desktop?
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Is there any way to do a plain text regex find and replace with standard Windows software?

Long story short, I need to enable a client to routinely run a regex find and replace that looks like this on many SVG files that are up to 3mbs in size: Find: font-family=".*?" Replace with: ...
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Is it possible to encrypt home folder on Windows 7 and decrypt it after login to Windows?

This question have been asked[1] but didn't exactly got a direct answer to the question. I want to encrypt my home folder in Windows 7 (c:\users\username) and decrypt it after I log in to Windows. ...
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Can another VPN client be used to connect to a network, OpenVPN is installed on?

I'm trying to connect a computer by VPN. OpenVPN fails to install, it's corrupt. Is there an alternative VPN client that would work on Windows 7 that I can install? I'm a little confused as I thought ...
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How to “reinstall” window 7?

How to reinstall windows 7 if I have win7 x32 installed and I want to replace it with win7 x64?(I don't want to format my hard drive)
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Why does program now require UAC confirmation where it didn't before?

I have a program which has not changed. It previously did not require User Account Control confirmation to launch, but now it does. My User Account Control Settings has not changed either; it is still ...
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Windows 7 64bit will not invoke VirtualBox.

Can not install virtual box in windows 7 64bit. Does anybody know why? Message states that " Virtual box-4.3.14-95030-Win.exe is not a valid win 32 application.
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Can't connect to network on Windows 7 (Wireless or Wired)

I'm helping a friend that can't connect to the internet through a hard wired connection or through wireless. It's a laptop, that usually connected fine through both. The error is that the WiFi bars ...
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How to know if my burned Windows7 DVD can still be used file?

I've a burned Windows7 DVD from 2 years or maybe 3 I bought it from "Publinet" (Internet Café but without coffee!), what I want to know is, after all that time, how can I know if this DVD is missing ...
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Reducing brightness of specific pixels on laptop screen

My laptop's screen has a couple of small bright spots. They are obnoxious but I don't want to have to buy a new laptop or replace my current one's screen. I suspect that the bright spots could be ...
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Deliberately causing a program to hang from the command prompt in WIndows 7

Suppose I have an application window. I also know its corresponding process. I know that this serves pretty much no practical use but, from the command prompt, is it possible to deliberately cause ...
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Dell Latitude E5430 with PR03X Dock not recoginizing ext HD through eSATA port.

Well I have a Samsung HD103SIf TB drive that originally came in an ext usb caddy. I used it with an older Dell Laptop running Windows XP, worked fine til one day it would not power on. Long/short, I ...
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WIndows 7 Update All Drivers at once

Im working on making win7 images for different model dells. I have all of the drivers on a usb drive and im wondering is there a way to check the updates for all drivers at once and install ...
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Can't Bridge Windows 8 Ethernet and Wireless Adapter

I'm trying to bridge my Windows 8 laptop's wired and wireless adapters so I can get internet on an older computer (not that old it's running Windows 7 Ultimate). I did this before a while back but now ...
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Move up in the directory [on hold]

i'm working on Windows7, but can't find the command line. Please help what's the command to use when you want to move up one level in the directory tree to the parent folder of the current folder
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No connections are available

Desktop machine operating on Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1. Ethernet cable is plugged into the computer on one end, and into the WAN port of the wireless router on the other. ...
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Windows 7 - Method for mirroring the data of one file with the data of another file in real-time

I'm looking for something that will allow the content of one file to be mirrored to another file on the same system and partition. For example, when the content of a file, say, originaltext.txt, was ...
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Windows 7 Pro with Windows 8.1 Pro license?

The company I work for will be replacing a group of computers with new. With the pending return of the normal start menu, I'd like to start looking to Windows 8.1 as a viable OS option for the ...
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Use a USB HDD connected to a Wi Fi router as a backup for both Windows Desktop and MacBook pro

i've a macbook pro with Retina ( running latest osX, 10.9 i guess ) and a desktop with Windows 7 Ultimate SP1. Can i buy a router with a usb port like this one, connect a USB HDD to it and use it as a ...
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Is there any way to get the name of a printer that used to be connected to a Windows computer?

I have Windows 8, and I used to have a printer connected to it. I loved it, but it broke, so now I'm trying to buy a new one, but I forgot to take down the model of it before it was thrown away. I ...
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Weird Message Box has appeard on my Desktop

I have just noticed a little pop up input box on my Desktop that has no Close, Minimise or Maximise buttons in the top right, I was wondering where has this guy come from? I was in Outlook 2013 with ...
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How to analyze sporadic lag in explorer

So my Windows 7 (64 bit) system is lagging from time to time. It happens when I open the start menu and start typing something or open the explorer. It seems that it always comes down to the explorer ...
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Getting two mouse pointers from a mouse and a keyboard? [on hold]

Everyone knows how to control mouse from keyboard and how to get two mouse pointers from two mice. So I was wondering if I could get two pointers from a keyboard and a mouse, is this possible or not. ...