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How to have Photo screensaver display across multiple monitors?

I have 3 monitors. I'm using the default Win7 "Photos" screensaver. I have the rightmost monitor my Primary monitor. But when the screensaver starts, it displays only on my left monitor. This does ...
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Why when I create a repair disc in Windows 7 does it say “Non-System Disc or Disc Error”?

After a botched Ubuntu experience, I'm having horrible MRB bootloader problems; I can work around them by hitting F12 to access the motherboard's boot menu, then manually selecting Windows. No idea ...
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Beep sound in remote desktop

First of all, I don't like sounds (because I play a lot of media), therefore I have all system sounds disabled. However, whenever I'm using Remote Desktop (with the remote system muted), I get beeping ...
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Windows 7 laptop freezes up

My wife's 3-year-old laptop has started freezing randomly, and I am hoping the folks here can help me figure out why. Symptoms This started happening last week, around Wednesday or Thursday, and now ...
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Dual graphic card issue on Samsung laptop

So I have a laptop with two graphic cards on it - Intel Graphic HD 4000 and ATI Radeon 7670M. I do know how to "force" programs to use ATI Card by using the Catalyst Control Center but this "magic ...
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View the current day in the taskbar

Is there a way to view the current day (eg. Wednesday) next to the date and time in the taskbar? I can never remember the day when I need it, so is there a way to add the day in the taskbar?
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BitLocker (Lost bitlocker password and recovery key)

Lost my bit-locker password and recovery key. I don't have any method unlock my partition. I tried to use some methods but i couldn't unlock my partition
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Windows/Installer and Windows/winsxs using up 25% of my 60gb SSD

I'm wondering if anyone knows a safe way to clean these two folders or even clean the Windows folder so that I can get some space back as it's eating 25% of my SSD, the entire windows folder is taking ...
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conhost.exe and csrss.exe questions

I currently have 2 csrss.exe running under system, using 1700kb - 2156kb memory each. Related to them there seems to be 2 conhost.exes, one using roughly 1000kb ram and 1400kb. One is SYSTEM and one ...
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Open a web page from anywhere with a single action

I'm using the same webapps over and over. I have the following things in place: shortcuts on my desktop --> I need to go back to the desktop and click. Then all is minimized. favorite in my browser ...
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Change Windows 7 RDP host certificate expiration date

My Windows 7 desktop computer uses a self-signed certificate to identify its RDP host. So to prevent a man-in-the-middle attack, I have to manually verify the thumbprint the first time my RDP client ...
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Windows 7 - Windows security center is turned off - safemode

So via msconfig I enabled safemode with networking and rebooted to test some things. When it started noticed after a while there was the little flag saying the security center was turned off. I was ...
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How to redirect the output of a FTP recursive listing to a local file with Windows 7 FTP client?

When using the DOS command FTP in Windows 7, I can use this FTP command to list recursively all files of the remote directory: ftp> ls -R I cannot get the output of ls -R to a local file, FTP ...
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Problems with dual boot

I have windows-8 on dell inspiron. I dual booted it with ubuntu 14.04 Windows and ubuntu share the same partition ("Local Disk C"). From then, I am facing a lot of problems. 1. PC hangs suddenly. 2. ...
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No shadow under windows

i am currently running a windows 7 ultimate on my pc. Yesterday i upgraded my Bitdefender 2014 to 2015 version, and after that i found that there is no shadow showing under my windows(border) or ...
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PING domain is very slow but NSLookup is instant, website takes a long time to appear

My Internet is behaving very strangely the last few days, DNS resolution is very slow, PING domain can take a minute, PING IP address and NSLookup is instant. DNS servers are correct as other PCs on ...
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glibmm-error**: unhandled exception(type std::exception)in signal handler:what:fragment shader code not found

I get this error message every time I try to launch eve-online launcher. I have tried fresh install of game /direct x/mb drives/ vid card to no avail glibmm-error**: unhandled exception(type ...
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Know PC specs through cli and save it in a txt file

I'd like to have the full system specs through cli and export or save it in a text file. Is this possible?
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HP Laserjet 1020 plus offline error on client

I have desktop i3 processor I haves connected a printer 1020 plus directly through USB with the desktop and shared the printer in the network. I have shared the printer with 7 clients it’s working. ...
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Intermittent write locks on files without obivous cause

Recently I have been getting intermittent (random, sporadic) write locks on recently written files without any obvious cause. The setup: The machine in question is a 2 years old DELL Latitude E6520 ...
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Computer freezes within a few minutes of normal mode; works great in safe mode with networking

I was browsing a news website and the computer froze after I clicked on a link. I waited about ten minutes, still "processing" and decided to restart. After restarting, I got the same problem within ...
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How to open a folder in a new tab in windows 7?

I am a window user from the beginning but recently I started working on the Linux and there is one feature that I really like in Linux (off-course there are many more but I didn't use all thoroughly). ...
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There is a way to move $MftMirr other then using PerfectDisk?

I'm trying to resize a Windows 7 system partition, but I can't move some files placed in the middle of the volume. I'd like to shrink the partition further then by half and I don't like the idea of ...
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No response when I try to add a network location (ftp) from My Computer.

Nothing happens when I click on "add a network location" from the context menu. No windows are opened and the system does not appear to be hanging/busy. I've tried rebooting, as well as sfc /scannow ...
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my computer can only recorder from mix but can't record sound from headphone

My computer is asus 451. My computer can recorder the sound from mix but it couldn't record sound from headphones while I could hear sound when I'm playing music. I think it's because of driver ...
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Override aero snap case by case?

It there a way to disable the snapping feature of Aero for a single operation? For example, sometimes I want to move a window to the top of the screen, but Windows maximizes it. Or extent a window to ...
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Shift + \ is not working

I can't type "|" with Shift + . I checked typing every other key with both left and right shifts and there weren't any problem. It was perfectly working yesterday. Is it some kind of a hardware ...
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Browsers gets messed across dual monitor in portrait setup

I have recently changed my dual monitor setup from landscape to portrait. The desktop is extended and not duplicated. I'm having a problem viewing websites when the browser spans across two monitors. ...
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Windows Fonts and Colors on HDTV (Plasma)

I've noticed that my fonts are difficult to read and the colors look a little bit off on my plasma TV connected to a windows 7 or windows 8 computer. I've adjusted the resolution and size of the ...
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restore failed-error coded=0x3ed (the volume does not contain a recognized file system drivers are loaded and that the volume is not corrputed)

I have an aspire z3101-u4062 that was donated to me. the previous owner pirated movies and went on bad web sites The computer most likely got a nasty virus. I turn on screen it just flashes a small ...
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Not able to acces internet in an Ubuntu Guest in a Windows host using Oracle VIrtual Box

My Machine is a WIndows 7 enterprise edition. The network in my institution is setup in such a way that Mac Addesses have to be registered in the system to work. I installed the plain and vanilla ...
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I updated my windows xp pc to windows 7 and now its down to 256 color and i cant change it to 32 bit

I updated my windows xp pc to windows 7 and now its down to 256 color and i cant change it to 32 bit. Please Help Me. I have already bought several graphic cards and none of them worked. I have a ...
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Trying to mass replace files from one directory to where the file is found in another. Windows 7

I have 200+ files in a single directory that I need to first search for in another directory with subs and replace after it is found. File names are the same. Content/size is usually different. Last ...
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Screen goes blank, after logging into Windows, or pc stops with long-short-short-short beep code

I have a ~5 year old computer, it runs Win7 64bit version. It had 4GB of dual RAM, (2x2GB stick), with an ASUS P5P43TD motherboard. Around a 1,5 months ago, my computer didn't start, it gave a ...
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Windows 7 suddenly high CPU increase

I'm having problem with my Windows 7 and it is driving me crazy. In the past few days I get suddenly CPU increase. When I checked CPU usage by processes it looks like every open chrome tab has 5-15 %, ...
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Using Automatic Printer Switcher wit Internet Explorer

I am using Computed Synergy's Automatic Printer Switcher to change the default printer to an Epson receipt printer when printing from one particular web page. I also have to print other documents out ...
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Wiping a computer before re-imaging

I don't have my windows disks because our computers come directly from Lenovo with a company disk image. Also we have a disk image that installs when we boot a blank computer on our network. What ...
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Windows 7 Two Printers One Driver

I have 2 identical printers which have one driver that connects via USB. I need to share them like so: \\compname\\printer1 and \\compname\\printer2 because my application connects to printers via smb ...
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Can I set an icon for for an application registered under OpenWith?

I want to set up a script, where the base executable is the interpreter, to be selected in the Open With dialog. I already know the information in this question: How do you add a non-program-files ...
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how to remove This ad is provided by SupraSavings

I'm not certain if this is the place where I should ask this question. I've tried everything to remove this virus namely "This ad is provided by SupraSavings" but nothing works. I have Norton and I ...
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How to fix loading user settings frozen screen?

So to some up the problem I am having CorelDraw will not start up, while starting up it would freeze on loading user settings and not respond. After searching the corel site I tried the following: ...
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Take Command (command prompt replacement): Frozen session tab with “ERROR: The file is either empty or does not contain the valid choices.”

UPDATE: I can faithfully reproduce this error with a minimal Ant build. Check out this video. The two files are pasted at the bottom of this question post. As posted on the Take Command forum, I am ...
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Error when installing XP after win 7

My machine was running win 7. For some reason I had to install XP. So inputted the XP CD on the machine and started to installation. While installing, the process formated the C:\ drive and then ...
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Desktop changes automatically

I have a Windows 7 Desktop for which the Desktop icons change automatically on system restart and creates user account folders without creating user accounts.I have tried removing them but find that ...
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checks if a shut down command has been issued

To be more specific, a file is automatically deleted everytime the PC is shutting down. The file is deleted in the command line program when it detects if the PC is shutting down. So my question is, ...
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What is the official end of support for Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7?

From http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/search/?sort=PN&alpha=internet+explorer Releases known as Components follow the Support Lifecycle of their parent Major Product. Which leads me ...
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Why does the cursor move back after saving a file on Notepad? [duplicate]

This is an irritating problem on Notepad in Windows 7 (64bit). I keep taking notes and saving them in notepad. I also save occasionally (CTRL+S). The moment I save, the cursor moves back a line, ...
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LAN adapter works every second time I turn my PC on

I have a really strange problem and I am desperate for help now, since I could not find any solution on the internet. Specifications first: I am using a desktop computer and a router. The router ...
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Any workaround for Windows dual monitors bug--both monitors have blinking cursor as if to receive focus

This is a very annoying bug. It regularly fools me into typing in the wrong window, simply because the topmost window in each monitor continues to look as if it's active and has focus (title bar ...
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How to make FreeCommander predict how to display folder depending of his content?

How to make FreeCommander predict how to display folder depending of his content? Is this possible? When pictures are inside folder, or videos, to use thumbnails, when other types are present to use ...