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serious mess windows process unecessarily one by one eating high cpu

while browsing web i visited a site where they asked me to download a program i tried to download it ,,it included other program also when i'm done i noticed my cpu usage went up i opened task manager ...
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Syskey USB Mounting

The problem: Windows no longer mounts the USB Startup Key disk I created. As a result, I cannot log into Windows. Not even if I manually modify SecureBoot in the registry (from linux). Is there ...
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I closed my laptop and when I opened it the screen won't turn on at all but fans are spinning hard

Well I have a hp Pavilion 15 notebook pc that originally came with Windows 8, however I didn't really like it but was sluggish at times, then it had a problem where it would show "preparing automatic ...
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Local admin pass not documented correctly, I need to get in to fix domain issue!? (win 7) [duplicate]

One of my users has managed to leave the domain. I can no longer manage his machine with my domain admin account. Also for some reason his account name does not show up on the login screen - It just ...
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Automatically connecting to a VPN at startup and sending email with IP address

On Windows 7 SP1 Home, how to: 1) setup an automatic VPN connection at startup (in the background) - every time after a particular user logged onto computer there should be 3-5 attempts to connect to ...
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How to debug network connection?

Typical dialog with no explanation why can't windows connect. Sometimes it happens that you can't connect to certain router. How can I obtain some verbose info about connection procedure to find out ...
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Hybrid SLI on laptop not working

Just recently I've had a fresh new installation of Windows 7 64-bit, at a computer store. The worker there installed the newest drivers (don't blame him), But now my Hybrid SLI technology doesn't ...
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Generic bluetooth driver for sony vaio

I have a sony vaio, missing the generic bluetooth driver for windows 7 64 bit. Product name VPCEH1L8E Model PCG-7191M Device ID 0489 I tried using device manager, didn't work, windows update ...
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Repairing unchangeable file? (Broken permissions.)

On my data drive I have roughly 800 files for which I have only read and execute permissions, but no others. When trying to change the permissions through the graphical "properties" interface of ...
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Track how long any app is foreground

I want to track which games I am playing and for how long I have played them. Is there any software that can track and keep log of how much time any of my applications are foreground?
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Is there a driver downloader for Windows

Every now and then someone asks me to format his computer and install some windows version. As you all know no drivers are installed by default other than the very basic. I download the wifi driver ...
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windows 8.1: auto input language change when switching from MS Word

When I used Windows 7, Windows used to automatically switch to English when I switched away from MS word in which I was writing Persian. This was really handy because I only needed Persian input when ...
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Show cursor previews in Windows Explorer after associating with a program

When I associate cursor files with an editor Windows 7 shows the program's icon instead of the preview of the cursor itself so how do I associate the cursor with the editor without losing the Windows ...
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Software. Saving a scrolling webpage

Im trying to save a webpage with scroll bars both horizontal and vertical as a pdf. Or just in any format that works without that horizontal scroll bar. Can anyone help me out?
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How can I load startup programs without logging in during system start

Many of my startup programs do not load until I log on to my account, when the computer starts. If I set up auto login, the system is ready - and anyone who switches the comp on gets access to my ...
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iperf returning “bind failed: cannot assign requested address” in Windows XP and 7

I am trying to set up iperf on an old HP server running Windows XP Professional to test multicast, but whenever I issue the command iperf -s -u -B <ip address>, it returns: bind failed: ...
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What do these commands do exactly?

So, I was having some trouble with my svchost taking up some of my memory. After poking around I discovered it was my SuperFetch. My svchost is about 259k, after disabling Superfecthj it dropped to ...
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How to identify drive device from log?

I have a messages about drive errors in log, like this: Bad Block On Device \Device\Harddisk0\DR0 I have 2 harrdrives in the system. How to know, which one causes these errors? I see nowhere the ...
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EVR/VMR9 video motion artifacts

I have an issue that has been bugging me for months and despite several hours-long web searches I've come up with nothing, partly because I can't even find the right search terms. I'll try to explain ...
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Windows 7 Pendrive not opening

When I double click my Pendrive, it takes me to short cut. When I double click on it, a popup comes: There was a problem starting 4#TF.ini The specific module could not be found. The pen drive does ...
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Batch text replace

I have a text file full of links like this . Links are from different sites so they don't follow same structure http://somesite1.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/cats.jpg ...
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Will deleting hiberfil.sys in windows 7 will cause it to ignore hibernation and boot normally?

I've had an unsuccessful hibernation with windows 7 on my laptop (i.e the laptop ran out of battery before the hibernation finshed) and now whenever I boot from windows I got the BIOS starting again; ...
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Logitech T650 touch click and right click do not work

I have a Logitech T650 wireless touch pad. I am using Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit. I charged the device, attached the USB receiver and let the drivers install. Moving the cursor works, and some ...
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contradictory messages after having created a system image on windows 7

I have created a "system image" of my C: hard drive on an external hard drive. At the end of the system image creation I got a successful message in the popup where the blue progress bar was. But on ...
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USB host controllers broken on every reboot

Something happened (including Windows Updates?) and now every time I reboot, most of my USB host controllers/root hubs are not working: The broken ones say: This device cannot start. (Code 10) ...
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Can testdisk copy a lost ntfs partition when recover doesn't work?

A quick format was done on a disk with two ntfs partitions and so now it is just one partition. I can see the second partition with testdisk but when i do a recovery, the first partition gets damaged ...
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32 vs. 64-bit ODBC Administor Utilities

According to this web site: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942976 •The 32-bit version of the Odbcad32.exe file is located in the %systemdrive%\Windows\SysWoW64 folder. •The 64-bit version of the ...
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Windows 7 PC unable to connect to wireless router via USB

I have Windows 7, and I am trying to connect my PC to a wireless network. It doesn't have an internal card, so I use a Belkin USB stick. Occasionally, my connection will just drop. It won't try to ...
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Is downgrading to Window XP a great idea? [on hold]

I bought my Samsung netbook (NT-NC110) operated by Window 7 starter about 3 yrs ago, waiting for my laptop to be fixed. When I used it for a while, I didn't noticed that it has a matter. Just 2 weeks ...
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Delete a Dynamic Partition

I want to delete my dynamic partition to install windows 7. I have 5 dynamic partitions currently on my hard disk. I don't want a single chunk of HD to be created. I just want one of the dynamic ...
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64 bit win 7, 2.3 GHz Processor, 3 GB ram, 300 Gig Hard drive. CPU is running at 100 percent with no visible apps running in Win Task Manager.

I am using 64 bit win 7, 2.3 GHz Processor, 3 GB ram, with a 300 Gig Hard drive. CPU is running at 100 percent with no visible apps running in Win Task Manager. This is a second hand computer and I ...
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When running a program as a Windows 7 service, where does the HOMEPATH variable map to?

I have a program that's being run as a Windows 7 service. In the program, the HOMEPATH environment variable is being used to set the location of a file. Normally, when the program is simply ran at a ...
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Data transfer from USB system to RS232 system

I need to transfer the data from system with USB to system with RS232. Not allowed to add RS232 system in the network. What steps I can follow and do I need special device /cable apart from USB to ...
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Projector 1080p image is a different size depending on the source

I have a Benq W1070 projector. I was using it with my Ubuntu PC, and now I'm using it with my Windows PC, connected via an HDMI cable. Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit has a Gigabyte ATI HD4850 graphics card and ...
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Firefox bypass cache for some entry (or all) in home page

I have 4 URL in my Firefox home page setup (my PC uses Windows7): www.pippo.com|www.pluto.com|www.orion.com|www.paperino.com It is possible to force Firefox to bypass its cache at startup only for ...
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“Unable to Display Current Owner” & Access Denied when trying to take ownership

I'm facing a problem where I (logged in as the Administrator) am unable to view file attributes. Please see the screenshot below. I'm not interested in taking ownership (even if I wanted to I'd to ...
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Recommendations for running Linux together with Windows 7 on Toshiba Satellite

I have never installed linux before, but I would like to run it on my Toshiba Satellite C660-1UJ (64x, 4GB RAM, Intel Core i3 CPU - 2.10 GHz) next to the current Windows 7 Home Premium OS. I read some ...
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Getting rid of Group Policy

I am running Windows 7 on a Dell Laptop. I am the only user/administrator. On almost all programs I try to download or run, I am getting an error of "blocked by group policy. Contact system ...
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Understanding Bluescreen minidump from Windows 7

My Windows 7 computer has been suffering from bluescreens that happen soon after booting. I used Windbg to analyse dumb file of event but I am not sure if I understand what it is telling me. These ...
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Dual monitor on WIndows 7 using only DVI

I have been trying to search for a solution for this, but have not yet been able to find any. My graphics card (nVidia GTX650) is having 2 DVI ports, and I am trying to use them both for my dual ...
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Why is my 3200x1800 laptop delivering a blurry image to my 1080p external monitor? (HDMI, Win 7)

I have a new Dell M3800 Laptop, screen resolution 3200x1800, and an external 1080p Samsung monitor. No matter what I do, the external monitor is slightly blurry. Laptop: Dell M3800 (the 3rd ...
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Switching between OSs from icon

I have Windows 7 and 8 installed on two partitions on an SSD, with 7 as the default. I sometimes have to switch to windows 8 to do some work. What I would like is to create a commandline script or ...
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Burned Windows 7 DVD won't boot

An interstate colleague copied the contents of a Windows 7 install disc onto the network, and I copied the network files to my desktop. I burned the files onto a blank DVD, as they appear on the ...
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Trying to copy a 2tb hard drive to another based on current data transfer it will take 7 days to complete what am I doing wrong [on hold]

Trying to copy a 2tb hard drive to another, the transfer rate is very slow calculating time required it will take 561 hours to complete what is wrong
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Connect to a Specific Wi-Fi access point

I have a old D-link DWA-160 Xtreme. Whenever I try to install the software to control the wifi adapter, it just won't work in windows 8. I tried every possible tricks and I suspect it's just the ...
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modify overlay on video previews in the Explorer sidebar

I want to get rid of the stupid overlays that video files are shown with in the Explorer sidebar in Windows (7, but other versions as well). I mean thanks, but 1995 rang and they want their UI design ...
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Extendend desktop using HDMI to DVIx2 splitter

My laptop has one HDMI output + 1 VGA. But my monitors x2 are VGA/DVI. I bought a HDMI to DVIx2 splitter to connect both my monitors. However the inbuilt (laptop) display is used as screen one and ...
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iPod Touch 5G won't recognize in qemu Windows 7 VM

I have an iPod Touch 5G, and a Windows 7 VM. I am trying to pass through the iPod Touch to the VM so Windows can recognize it, but I am getting the following error in the qemu monitor. (qemu) ...
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Virtual Disc Manager-The parameter is incorrect

I reinstalled windows operating system from Dell and downloaded all the drivers. I did not do anything with the partitions and the OS became the D drive. I need it to be the C drive and I have tried ...
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Using 'Print Management' to remotely administer Windows 7 Pro machines

On my work network, we have the Domain Controller running Debian Wheezy, not Windows Server. I have about 250 Windows 7 Pro machines I manage. I know if I were to be using a Windows Server OS that I ...