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Acrobat XI Pro not responding issue

System Spec Windows 7 Professional x64 (all updates installed) Acrobat XI Pro including updates Sata III HDD nVidia GTX 470 Asus P6X58D-E : link to asus page 24GB of RAM Corsair PSU These are from ...
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Why gadgets are avoided in Windows 8?

In Windows 7, there were gadgets like clock, calender, weather etc. But in Windows 8, no gadgets are there. Why Microsoft avoided gadgets in Windows 8 ?
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Batch file - Copying folders with percentage

I'm currently trying to create a batch file, which actually copy a folder from a server to a clients machine. And I'm playing around with batch file, using xcopy, and it gives me the percentage of ...
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Successfully installed Ubuntu but unable to load it in the system

process : 1)inserted Ubuntu Bootable Pen Drive 2)Selected 3rd option i.e Something else 3)than deleted C drive ( drive containing Windows)out of which i made 63GB unusable , created 15 GB ext4 - ...
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Event Viewer is “Level = Critical, Source = Kernel-Power, Event ID = 41, Task Category = 63”

My computer reboots when I play league of legends, but only some games... i look in viewer events and i find this error: Event Viewer is "Level = Critical, Source = Kernel-Power, Event ID = 41, Task ...
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Font unusable in Lotus Notes

I use Lotus Notes 8.5 on Win7, and my colleagues use Lotus Notes 4.6 on XP. They use a font FangSong_GB2312 which comes with XP but not with Win7. To fix compatibility issues, I installed Lotus Notes ...
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Unable to boot into Windows install disk on a Kubuntu machine with full disk encryption

The machine I'm working on is an Asus N81V laptop, Core 2 Duo, 4GB of RAM, SSD. It currently has Kubuntu 13.10 with full disk encryption. I am trying to repurpose this machine with Windows 7. I have ...
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How to update all your drivers without paying

Recently Blue Screen Of Death ( BSOD ) has been occurring on my computer and its because i have some drivers which needs updating.Each time my computer recover from it , I would get the message from ...
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Windows 7, 64 bit, 16GB RAM, solid state hard drive starting to slow down

My desktop, which is about 6 months old and fairly powerful, recently started to slow a little when application screens are turned on or off. What used to be almost instant now sometimes takes a ...
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Windows compact /s /u command runs forever on deep directories greater than MAX_PATH

I ran the command compact /U /S /I /Q > status.txt on a large deep directory and after it ran for over 24 hours I decided to investigate whether it was hanging. It turned out that meanwhile the ...
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How can I list all files recursively that have the compressed attribute set?

I started a decompress operation using compact /U /S /I /Q > compact-report.txt on a large dir (120GB+, ~950M+ files) and it has been going on for about 24 hours now. Most files seem decompressed, ...
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Windows command line - accessing of remote windows server folder

I am logged in a Windows 7 and was trying to access the shared folder located in a Windows server 2008. I can successfully map the network drive with the URL: \\\ServerName\DavWWWRoot\Shared ...
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Word 2013 - How to add figures to Visio Diagrams in Word Document

I am trying to add a figure caption to a Visio diagram that I have inserted into a word document and I am having some trouble. For example, if I right click on any inserted image in my word ...
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Windows 7's Compatibility Mode Behavior [duplicate]

Oh good grief; It's not a duplicate! I'm trying to find out which precise changes are introduced by setting an application icon property. The other question points to descriptions of how to use that ...
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Using different java versions with different browsers

How to run two browsers (Google Chrome and IE) with Java plugins in Windows 7 having different versions (1.7 64-bit for Chrome and 1.6 32-bit for IE)? Thank you
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Making a directory and its contents READ ONLY and UNDELETABLE

I have an archives directory with important files that I don't want myself to accidentally delete or modify. Is it possible make the direcory and its contents READ ONLY and UNDELETABLE?
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Need to reset calculator button to open the calculator

So after coming back from my day off, the calculator button opens a new internet window, complete with three tabs just like when I open it. I went to the calculator shortcut to try to override the ...
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Windows: Is it possible to take a screenshot (capture image screen) during UAC Administrator Elevation Prompt?

This is mostly out of curiosity, but I think it could be useful some day: As long as the UAC Administrator Elevation Prompt in Windows (Vista and laters) is supposed to be done in a different ...
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Can't disinstall Intel(®) Centrino(®) Wireless-N 100

I need to disinstall Intel(®) Centrino(®) Wireless-N 130, but when I try to disinstall it, nothing appens: ComputerManagement -> Device Manager -> Network Adapters -> Right-Click on Centrino -> ...
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Reinstall Windows 7: OEM or Standard?

A friend has asked me to repair his Toshiba laptop after a virus crashed it. I've managed to do a clean re-install using the built in recovery partition, but the newly installed Windows is running ...
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Why is Laserjet P2035 driver for Windows 7 failing to install?

I have been trying to install the printer drivers for a Laserjet P2035 on a Windows 7 64 bit system. I am trying to use the website available install packages since I don't have the CD. This is a ...
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application launch with admin rights displays on every virtual desktop with windows 7 or more

I tried on Windows several application to simulate virtual desktop like dexpot or virtuawin. Since I use Windows 7 I face a strange behaviour application launch with admin rights appears on every ...
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Squares appear on monitor, computer shuts down, on reboot there are red dots

I was playing a game, when it froze and squares appeared all over the screen. The computer shut down, and on reboot, there are lots of red dots all over the screen, the second monitor doesn't seem to ...
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XP in peer to peer network works ok by windows 7 is unable to connect

My XPs are able to share folders with one another. recently I made a windows 7 machine and added it to the group It was able to see and read all the other except one xp machine. The Message given is ...
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File been detected as a virus

I have been making a program and i have put all of its files in a zip file. I have uploaded it to here: ...
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How to set up HTTP/SOCKS5 tunneling proxy on Windows using freeSSHd?

freeSSHd was set up on the server. Putty successfully connecting to server over SSH. I have tried to configure tunneling for SOCKS5 and HTTP but it failed to work. Especially was tested on Opera where ...
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Delay windows update prompt indefinitely

I have Windows 7 pro and too often I get the prompt to update Windows and restart. As I do not want to shutdown and restart my PC too often, I would like to be able to "kill the prompt". The problem ...
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Why would 'special keys' affect regular key presses

This problem arose while developing in VS2013. I have code that captures shortcut keys using ProcessCmdKey and code that captures press and hold keys using Key_Down and Key_Up events on a canvas ...
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Is it possible to build RAID0 or RAID1 using 2 disk when one disk is not cleen?

I'm using win 7.Is it possible to build RAID0 or RAID1 using 2 disk when one is not cleen? I have 2 same hdd disks, one of them cleen and one with data. I want to build RAID0 or RAID1 (on the fly) ...
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Move data with compression

I'm using win 7.I have disk ~2Tb which one I want to format so I need to move data from it to other disk, but the problem is that I have not another 2Tb disk and I think I can compress data(on the ...
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How can I control vlc palyer in laptop via java enbled bluetooth mobile?

I want to know is there any way to control vlc or another player installed on laptop using java enabled mobile phone. like forward a movie , increase or decrease sound , doing next /previous etc. I ...
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How to Prevent Updates over Broadband?

My broadband connection is metered with steep price jumps at set levels of bandwidth consumption. The WiFi internet connections I use however are unlimited. Therefore, I would really not want any ...
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Remap OS X Option/Alt key in Windows 7 VirtualBox VM

I am attempting to use SharpKeys in Windows 7 to remap the OS X Option/Alt key, however, when I click the type key button, the Option/Alt key doesn't show up, it acts as if I had not pushed the key at ...
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Separate BitLocker encryption for dual-boot Win 7 & 8 system--make only one drive accessible at a time

I am trying to setup a PC with the following setup: Dual boot, Win 7 and Win 8.1, each with their own partition. Both partitions encrypted with BitLocker At boot time, I select the OS I want to ...
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Dual booting Windows 7 & 8.1, using the Windows 8 Startup Options Menu, when Windows 8.1 is already installed and you want to add Windows 7

There are many excellent guides out there that explain how to dual-boot Windows 7 & 8. However, they are written for people starting with a Windows 7 installation and add a Windows 8 installation ...
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Remove Windows built-in items from right-click (context) menu

My question is similar to this one, except mine differs in one part: The right click (context) menu is minimal and clean on a fresh installation of Windows I have to disagree. There are at least ...
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Looping on image2pipe with FFMPEG

I have a Python program that generates images at various intervals. I'd like to be able to create a streaming video of each image as it appears. Previously I was using an ffmpeg command like ffmpg ...
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cannot print from the application on another computer [on hold]

I wrote an application in C# that executes a print command. It worked fine on both my computer and my customer's computer. Now, the application on my customer's computer won't execute the print ...
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Installing IE 11 onto VMware fusion w/ Windows 7 64-bit

I'm a tech at my school's Help Desk and I'm running into this strange issue. I've already installed all possible Windows Updates. I can't seem to remove IE 10 from the computer. When I attempt to run ...
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Port forwarding

I am trying to forward a port for making a server on teeworlds game. i use simple port forwarding program using this tutorial but failed : Then i tried to do it from my router configuration using ...
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AltGr on wireless keyboard connected to Dell 3350 laptop gives wrong result

I have tried several wireless keyboards connected to my Dell 3350 laptop and ALtGR always opens a new explorer window! Extremly irritating everytime I try to print @, £ etc. Can anyone help me solve ...
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The Windows Firewall won’t run on startup

For some reason, the Windows (7) Firewall will not run on startup. When the security center starts, it reports that the firewall is not running and prompts me to start it. I click the flag to start it ...
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How do I move my OneDrive from C:\ to D:\?

Opened Windows Explorer in Windows 7 and see OneDrive under Favorites. Right click on Properties and I get these tabs, General, Sharing, Security, Previous Versions, Customize. Cannot do anything ...
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What does Verify disc after burning actually do to verify the data?

I imagine it is some kind of comparison between the original files and the files that have been burned on the disc, but does anybody know how it is really done at a low level? I mean, does it create ...
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Windows 7 Lenovo W530 Network Cable Unplugged

I have a Lenovo W530 with an Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network controller running windows 7. So far I cannot figure out how to get it to connect to the local network it always says "Network cable ...
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Unable to eject disc from laptop

I am using a Alienware mx14 and am unable to eject the hard disc from my laptop . I have tried to right click and eject but i get the following error message : I have tried the following from ...
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Will long kept harddisk get corrupted by itself [duplicate]

I have a few backup hard-disk for keeping important data. These hard-disks are disconnected and kept inside computer desk drawer for most of the time (99% of time). I always believe that simply ...
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Start a program with a file from the recently used list in Windows 8

With Windows 7, the Start button would list a bunch of applications, for example, Word, Excel, Visual Studio. Then if I hovered over the application name a list of recently used files for that ...
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windows 7: drop-down open-with on commandbar?

I've just read this (great stuff!) but it looks like it's an application launcher, as oppose to a contextual-application-launcher, that's dynamically updating to reflect the options available at the ...
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Music-play shortcut for Windows 7

I want to continue the music in any player (or most of them [windows media player, spotify...]) with a windows (7) shortcut, like some buttons on some keyboards do. Is this even possible, i just found ...