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Share internet with only one computer in LAN in windows7

How can I share internet connection of a computer in LAN with another one. All other computers in the LAN should not be able to access internet. All are running on windows 7. Is it possible?
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IDE HDD not showing up after installation of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Okay, so that title is really messy and non-linear, as least to me, and that's because I don't know how to properly title it, but I can describe it. Essentially I have 3 hard drives in my machine. ...
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Wanted: Android Tablet As Extended Display For Windows 7 using TeamViewer - via USB only - cannot spoof fake VGA display

I'm shopping for my first Android device, and I have a highly specific question which many hours of research has not answered. However, to someone with knowledge in this area, it may be a no-brainer. ...
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PnP USB Headset stopped working on Windows 7 64bit

A couple of months ago, I purchased a DragonWar Multi Platform Professional Gaming Headset and was very happy with its performance and it was working fine until yesterday. Now the lights in my ...
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Dynamic disk invalid

I try to install ubuntu in window 7 and I made wrong disk partion via ubuntu after that window cannot boot from disk . i try from other PC to diskpart but it show invalid & not able to change to ...
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Win 7 PC & Win 8 NoteBook wireless internet share

I have a hotspot in my neighborhood. My laptop has excellent strength connection to hotspot and has ability to connect to hotspot well. my PC, with Windows 7, has a poor connection using a D-Link WiFi ...
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HP ProBook 6560b Randomly Powers Off

I'm running an HP ProBook 6560b i7 laptop running Windows 7 Ultimate x64, I've been using it often and every now and then with no pattern or notice it will shut off. It registers an unexpected kernel ...
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Is it possible to repair the boot sector on an external hard drive?

Is it possible to repair the boot sector of an external hard drive without a Windows installation disk, without any CD-burning capabilities, and without a USB key drive? In other words, I have an ...
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Windows 7 freezing with Kingston SSD

After replacing my C: drive(OCZ agility3 120gb SSD) with a Kingston HyperX Fury 240gb SSD, I am experiencing constant freezing issues every few minutes. My system is a Dell XPS 730 with nvidia nForce ...
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Is it possible to repair Win7 disk which is now seen as uninitialized by Windows?

After hibernation, which always worked without incident, the computer would not reboot. Instead it would flash the screen, go black, and repeat. When attached to another computer, the disk was seen as ...
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My SearchIndexer.exe crashes everyday

Everyday, my Reliability Monitor on Windows 7 x64 reports at least one SearchIndexer.exe crash. Here is the log. Description Faulting Application Path: C:\Windows\System32\SearchIndexer.exe ...
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Should I upgrade to Win10? [on hold]

everybody - Should I upgrade my system to win10? WIN7 ULTIMATE SERVICE PACK 1 64 Bit Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30Ghz RAM 4GB Intel(R) HD Graphics Family I haven't get any notfication to ...
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Boot with flash drive on tablet

I have a insignia flex with windows 10. It came with a keyboard but I cant get the flash drive to show up in boot select. I really want to install Windows 7 as it would be better. How can I resolve ...
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I can't set XZP File Viewer as deflaut for .xzp

I am trying to set my XZP File Viewer as the default program for all .xzp files. However any time I attempt to set it as default, it refuses to actually choose the program. Here are some pictures to ...
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What Java package from Oracle is this Microsoft link supposed to download? (from Visual Studio 2015 Community update 3 offline install)

Know what am I supposed to download that the following Microsoft link was supposed to give me? (ie link below gives error for me) http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=616976 I need to download ...
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can't run windows update, error 0x8024800c

I've just installed windows 7 home premium 64bit on my Asus K55vd laptop. The error 0x8024800c. I can't seem to perform any of the windows updates. I'm able to connect to the Internet without issues. ...
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Win7 Power Button text is changing

Really need a superuser's help. Have a Win7 Home 64 system with all MS updates as of this writing. The Power Button action has been set to "Restart". Some time after reboot, the button text changes ...
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Black screen upon updating to Win 10 on MBP 2011 Bootcamp

Recently I agreed to update to Win 10 from Win 7 before the free update expired. My machine is a MBP 2011 running bootcamp. The update worked fine until a series of updates started running overnight. ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Password

Is it possible to enable password only for Remote Desktop Connection? I need password since I am connecting from out of network. I don't want password prompt when I am restarting the computer.
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Android Studio Vitual Device on a Windows 7 VM not compatible

I have a VirtualBox VM on my computer, the VM is running Windows 7 64bit. I installed Android Studio on that VM. I only have the basic Hello World application. When I try to run AVD I get this message:...
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how to change a bluetooth device properties

How do you change a bluetooth device properties? I have a bluetooth HDMX speaker and it's working - connecting to win7 - but under win7 bluetooth devices it is showing up as a headset instead of a ...
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Unable to install OS on ProBook 430 G3 driver required

I'm getting a message 'Load Driver' 'A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing. If you have a driver floppy disk, CD, DVD, or USB flash drive, please insert it now.' I've read that it's due to ...
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Is it possible to save free windows 10 upgrade to harddisc, and upgrade in the fufure?

I've got windows 7 on my laptop, and I can do the free upgrade to windows 10. All system requirements are OK. I don't really want to do the upgrade, because I like my current Windows 7. But I know in ...
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When attaching doc in Windows 7, list not in alpha order

Ok, I know I'm a dinosaur still using Windows 7 (hey, it's an old computer at work). Finally figured out how to order document folders in alpha order - BUT, when I go to attach something in an email, ...
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How to switch desktop tower computer and latop virtually? (not using one monitor)

I've been googling a lot on this, but I find moslty "how to switch computers using multiple monitors or with keyboard&mouse with / without KVM switch". But what I would like to know is how to ...
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Chrome can't connect to Internet after installing Canary

Chrome 52 came our with messed up font rendering (I'm on Windows 7 64). Someone recommended to install Chrome Canary to check if the font issue is still there. After installing Canary, it couldn't ...
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In Notepad++, how do I remove characters before the fifth | character?

In Notepad++, I want to remove everything up to (before) and including the fifth | character in a line, and keep everything after the fifth | character. So, the original line would look like: note,:...
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Upgrade to W10 with official W7 key but non official W8.1 installed

Current situation: PC has an OEM key from Asus for an W7 home edition. PC at this moment is running W8.1 pro not licensed. Goal: Update the PC to W10 without losing any information. That also ...
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Should I purchase Windows 10 upgrade disk?

I've got a retail Windows 7 disk with a key, and I've received Microsoft's free upgrade to windows 10 (that from what I've understood by checking my hardware)... I'm thinking about buying a new PC in ...
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windows installation [ Expanding windows files ] Error

I have a windows xp installed , when I put the windows 7 dvd into dvd reader and restart computer to begin install the windows 7 , in the step which prompt me to choose drive to install windows 7 on ...
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What is a reliable method to create a 64-bit WIN7 pro installer (DVD or USB) that boots on (U)EFI systems?

I am failing to start the Win7 pro installer in (U)EFI mode. I know that there are many instructions out there but can someone please point me to a really working solution. Goal: Burn DVD or write ...
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How programs determine which language to install in on Windows?

I have installed Geany IDE and Microsoft R Open on my Windows 7 64-bit computer which has Windows in English and some of the localization settings set to Turkish format and it has a Turkish IP. When I ...
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Creating Task Trigger for writing to a certain disk

I am looking to create a window that pops up anytime a user saves to the c drive which reads Warning, you just saved to the c-drive! I have looked into the task scheduler with events, but I am not ...
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New Ram, infinite windows repair loop

My laptop is Gateway NV55c38u, the ram usable according to crucial is CT5305987 DDR3L PC3L-12800 • CL=11 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3L-1600 • 1.35V The one I used is Samsung ...
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On Win7 do I need WinDefender's scan when I have NOD32?

I have NOD32 Antivirus which provides realtime virus protection and also, I think, does scheduled full-system checks now and then. But the stock 'flag' icon (I don't know what it's called) in my ...
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Windows 7 - See files inside folder / subfolder / zip and print to text

I found on your site instructions for using the windows command line to print a list of all files in folders/subfolders (dir/s/b>filelist.txt). This gets me very close to my goal but is just shy of ...
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Windows 7 pro (64bit). Puzzled about (U)EFI install on Lenovo Thinkstation E31

after many years of absence to the MS Win world, I am trying to install a 64-bit Win7 pro in EFI mode onto my Lenovo Thinkstation E31 PC. When I set the firmware to solely work in UEFI mode, I am not ...
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What is CUI.exe?

I went to grab some coffee, and when I came back this app was on my taskbar. No UI comes up when I click it, but I have no idea what it is. It's called CUI.exe, and googling that just gives me a bunch ...
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Cannot install audio device driver after Windows Update

This is going to sound like a duplicate question but I'm struggling to solve this issue on my laptop and I swear I feel like I tried everything... I encounter an issue with my laptop (an HP EliteBook ...
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Make ghostscript run from Windows command line natively

My problem: I am using Python to print plots which I usually output as .pdf file. Now I want to use .eps files, but Ghostscript is required (which I noticed because my Python console gave the error "...
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Identical host file entry works in Windows 7 but not in Windows 8.1

If I add an entry to a Windows 7 hosts file then it works. If I add the same entry to a windows 8.1 hosts file then it doesn't work. It is for a web site and this is the only way to have access to it. ...
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File counter is not working right in batch file

I want to have a loop in a batch file and in every execution i want to count the number of the files in a folder. The problem is that the counter in fisrt execution is always unknown and makes the ...
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Syncing time on two networked machines

I'm trying to sync the clocks on a Windows 7 (A) and a Windows 8.1 (B) computer on their own, private network by using the command (cmd on computerA): net time \\computerB /set /y As I expect, this ...
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USB wireless adapter causes the screen go wild

I bought a Tenda W311MI wireless USB Adapter for my desktop computer today and ran into the following problem from the very first use: After installing the driver from the accompanying CD and ...
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Windows 7 keyboard doesn't work but OSK does

Windows 7 pro 64bit Avg free Logitech USB keyboard. Something changed with avg and it started to see accounting edge.exe as a virus and deleted it. I disabled avg and put a copy of the .exe back and ...
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mshta.exe can't run html application from a non-regular network drive

Recently, I had problems installing vcredist from a network drive. It was because the exe file had to be accessible by the Windows Installer service. To solve that I mapped the drive as NT AUTHORITY\...
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How to stop .bat files from running in background?

I'm facing a strange problem after change the Screen configuration on my PC, the story is that before I identify my graphics card I used to use the CMD in full screen (windows 7), and whenever I run a ...
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How to create a batch file for this issue?

I need help making a batch file that will create a folder and then extract a cabinet file from a Windows installer file and then run a DISM command to install said extracted update. Below is a list of ...
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laptop not power on after travelling

every one i travelled from chicago to virginia in bus and i put my laptop lenovo w530 on my back pack and my laptop not fell down no other damages . but after coming to home i try to turn on my ...
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Physical LAN not working over switch, but wireless LAN is

I have connected two computers over a switch. The desktop computer is running Linux Mint 17.3 and the laptop windows 7. The Desktop only has an IPv6 address for the physical LAN. Laptop has both IPv4 ...