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Can I make a Partition in Windows 7, and put Ubuntu on it?

I just rescued my files off of my old computer through a Ubuntu disk, but it took almost all day. I was wondering, if I make a partition on my windows 7 hd, if I can put Ubuntu there without crashing ...
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Acrobat Distiller Item on Context Menu is not displayed

A few months ago, my husband installed a few software on my computer (Jedit, 7-zip). Afterward, I've noticed that when I right click on a .doc file, 2 of my context menu items have been displayed ...
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Software for decreasing of touchpad sensitivity (when finger is hovering over touchpad it detect it) (alps touchpad)

I have an issue with touchpad, when I use it and I have one finger on the touchpad plate and another finger very close to the plate (but i do not touch it with the other finger), my mouse pointer is ...
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Retrieving Chrome bookmarks from crashed Windows 7 for new Windows 8

I had a lot of bookmarks in a Chrome browser on a Windows 7 system. That computer crashed. We now have a new computer with Windows 8. How can I retrieve my bookmarks from the Windows 7 system. I ...
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My numeric keypad has somehow got into a “mouse emulation” mode

My numeric keypad has somehow got into a "mouse emulation" mode where the number keys just move the mouse pointer around (2 = down; 8 = up, 6 = right, etc). Anyone know how to make it work normally ...
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Windows 7 booting and startup repair issues

I have a MSI FR720 laptop with Windows 7 and Lubuntu partions. For quite a while (6 months or so) I've been having issues booting from my hard drive, it'd take me between 5 minutes and several hours ...
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EgisTec Fingerprint Scanner Won't Work with Win 7

I have a built-in fingerprint scanner for my laptop - the EgisTec ES603. It shows up in device manager, and I have a driver for it (Windows seems to think it's the latest driver, and I have no ...
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Can't vagrant install a plugin: gem dependency fails despite being installed

I am attempting to install the vagrant-vbguest plugin in Windows 7 from within cygwin 64. $ vagrant plugin install vagrant-vbguest Installing the 'vagrant-vbguest' plugin. This can take a few ...
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How to put a drive to suspend after boot with Windows?

In my computer I have a noisy hard drive which I use rarely. My Linux installation is configured to put this drive to sleep immediately after boot (hdparm -y). Is it possible to achieve the same with ...
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TrueCrypt partition will no longer mount

I am hoping for some advice to help me out of my situation, with luck. I have a computer running Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with 3 hard disks installed. On my 2TB hard disk 2 (non-system disk) I have 4 ...
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Windows 7 Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) tool fails when trying to clean C:\windows\winsxs

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit edition and I am tyring to run the Windows 7 Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) tool, DISM.exe, have to try and clean/reclaim some space from ...
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Why some columns (fields) dissapear when I import a Power Query connection into PowerPivot on Excel 2010?

I have a Power Query connection set up in Excel 2010 that is NOT loaded into a worksheet (messy) or a data model (only for Excel 2013). Upon entering PowerPivot, I go to 'Existing Connections' and ...
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How to make a bootable recovery partiion(s) for multiple OS (Linux, Windows…)

I'd like to create a recovery entry in my Bootloader (GRUB in this case). For this I have to create a bootable recovery partition for Linux (say Mint for example) and another for Windows 7 on my ...
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File sharing from a cable connected pc to wifi connected laptop (windows 7 ultimate)

I have a one desktop running windows 7 ultimate connected to Ethernet cable. And I want to share folder to another wifi connected laptop (also windows 7 ultimate). Both machines are on the same home ...
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Internet really slow or stops working on my computer but fine on my laptop and ipad

I know you are going to say that this has been answered already, but it hasnt. None of those solutions worked for me. So this is the problem, and it only occurs on my computer, my laptop,ipad and ...
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Formatted flash memory in two different Windows have different free space?

I have a 4G Silicon-Power flash memory. When I format it in Windows-7, 47 MByte will remain as used space : But when I format it in Windows-8, 18 MByte will remain as used space : Note : In ...
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Add a right click context menu in certain WIndows folders that will open a web browser URL?

In a Windows Explorer window where you browse files in Windows 7, I would like to add a new context menu that will allow me to open a file on my local Dev Server. So it would have to open a browser ...
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OpenVPN TAP binding order issue

I am running a 64bit Windows 7/8 AD environment using OpenVPN on remote computers to access our network/servers in our main office. Typically, once we install OpenVPN on a new machine and configure ...
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Windows 7 mountvol and task scheduler

In Windows 7, I have a Task-Scheduler job which run Backup4All, to do a backup of my data. It has provision to run a "pre"-backup batch file, and a "post"-backup batch file, which I have taken ...
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Have a list of files that are creating while installing a software

I want to know is there any way to have a list of all the files that are made on my computer when I install a new software. I mean when install a software in a directory (for example in D:\A) , a ...
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How open a ear/war file in remote using ssh client from windows

I want to open a .ear file but it is opening with notepad how to open folder with .ear in ssh client using windows. I am using windows system and i want to add a class file to jar which is in remote ...
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Can't delete a read-only file on a VirtualBox (Vagrant) shared folder between Ubuntu (guest) and Win7 (host)

I have Vagrant running Ubuntu as a guest OS, on top of a Windows 7 host. When working on the shared folder between guest and host, if a file is read-only it can't be deleted. For example: ...
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Undo system encryption windows 7

I have formatted my PC that had windows 7 on it. Before the formatting I have backed up my information. Now, when I try to access it I encountered a problem: I have encrypted the files using windows ...
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Skype and media player causing windows explorer to crash

When there are 2 or more Skype windows on screen, windows explorer will instantly crash and it will keep crashing after restart as long as there is more than one skype window on the screen. When I ...
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Samba error ERRDOS:ERRnomem

Trying to access some computers on our company network, smbclient just dies with protocol negotiation failed: ERRDOS:ERRnomem It works with other computers. All the computers are accessible from ...
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Why does Windows 7 only lock the computer upon stopping the screensaver?

On Windows 7, when I leave my station unattended, the screensaver starts. After a certain time -- although not exactly with starting the screensaver -- as soon as I leave the screensaver, the station ...
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Factory Reset Asus

I have an ASUS All-in-one PC (not sure what model) and I'm trying to perform a Factory Restore but nothing is working yet. I have tried pressing F8, all I had access to was "Restore from an earlier ...
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I did a clean formating and installation for my Window 7 Ultimate SP1 laptop using microsoft iso copy as lost the package.

I've copy the activation key from Jelly Bean software before i wipe the HDD and install a fresh win7 Ultimate SP1 from microsoft iso files. The issue is, i got error message that the activation key ...
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dc++ stop asking for update

Everytime when I start dc++ to download movies or anything it tells about the availability of newer version and asks for update. Is there any way to stop asking about update ?
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How to find out the reason why a scheduled task hang?

I have scheduled quite a number of tasks in my Windows 7, doing a variety of cron jobs on my machines. I am perfectly sure that these tasks, when run on their own, won't hang. But the problem is ...
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Support on windows for sony noise-canceling in-ear earphones

I have these sony noise-canceling in-ear earphones (model number: mdr-nc31e): They came with my sony xperia z2 phone. On the z2 they kind of work. I can't hear my colleges talking if I plug them ...
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ATI radeon hd 5450 Graphics Card Issues

I have an Old Dell Optiplex 755 SFF with an Intel Core 2 Processor (windows 7). Now This can hold a PCI-E x16 port. Now I got an ATI Radeon HD 5450 low profile. I plugged and played and it fits ...
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What is the mechanism of making folders with the same names in the same place?

I happen to look into the folder C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2 and I see something like this: There are many folders appear to have same name in the same place. If I check the ...
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Installation Optimisation With Limited SSD Space

Tomorrow, I need to rebuild a windows 7 machine due to various issues. It currently has a 500GB HDD as the primary drive, with a 120GB SSD. As a developer, I need to keep as much space free as I can ...
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laptop randomly loses audio, refuses to shut down

I just got a new laptop and it's giving me an annoying problem. I've got IE10 here on the desktop which I plan to upgrade, but for some reason it won't install right now. Anyway, I've got IE11 on the ...
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“Can't overwrite NTFS boot sector” using Testdisk

I have the following issue. A laptop (XVision SS-2505 with Windows Starter Edition) got its HDD corrupted. After checking the installation with a Windows 7 disk and seeing it was unable to even ...
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Can't change the language on my desktop because i can't read it [on hold]

my desktop changed to some language and I have tried everything to change back to English. I want to restore to factory setting and since i can't read anything on screen i am totally lost. window 7 ...
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linux mint debian trying to run windows 7 64-bit virtual box

Trying to install Windows 7 64-bit but keep getting this message when trying to finish installing the OS: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine mine. Failed to load VMMR0.r0 ...
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Restoring keyboard settings after a remote desktop session - Windows 7

We have USB scanners that require Num Lock key to be ON to work properly. I noticed when I remote logged in to a PC (remote desktop) and my num lock key was OFF then the remote PC will also turn it ...
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VirtualBox unable to start virtual machine

I am using windows 7 Ultimate with virtual Box 4.3.14 installed. I created a virtual machine but when I start the virtual machine, I get this error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine ...
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Delay to search Windows 7 Start Menu

I have a Windows 7 desktop with multiple hard drives. My main drive is an SSD while the secondary drives are standard HDD. After not using the computer for >15 minutes I will: 1. Tap the space bar ...
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Is there a good Windows 7 based PlayStation 3 emulator? [on hold]

I have Skyrim on PS3 already, and am upgrading the graphics on my PC to be able to play the game there so I can enjoy some of the mods I can get from TES Nexus. I've looked at possible emulators to ...
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Windows Explorer Recent Folders

I have Windows Explorer pinned to the task bar (I'm on Win-7) If I right click on the little icon on the task bar, a list pops up of recent folders; cool. I can then left click on one of those, and ...
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Linux Mint Constantly freezing on Dell XPS L502X

I recently partitioned my hard drive to dual boot the existing Windows 7 with Linux Mint because I am tired of using Windows, especially the lack of terminal. I want to eventually remove Windows 7 and ...
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trying to image new machine with 2 SSDs in RAID 0

so I have a machine that we ordered from dell that we are putting our company's image on. this is a custom build with 2 256GB SSDs that I am trying to put on a raid 0 configuration. the problem I am ...
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Computers on the same subnet won't ping or browse files

There's three computers on this office room, all located on the building-level local network. All of them have internet connectivity. "PC1" is running Windows XP (I know, I know...) and its IP is ...
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Decrease the height of title bar in Visual Studio 2012 on secondary screen

I have two screens on my VS2012. No problems with title bar on the main screen, on the secondary however, the title bar takes up lots of space - see screenshot attached. In VS2010, for example, the ...
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How can I reorder drives based on column header name in Windows 7?

I was wondering, how can one order the drives shown in Windows Explorer in Windows 7 by column header name. By default, I think that it orders them by drive letter name, and since I cannot change ...
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HP 620 - Every battery needs replaced?

I have got a HP 620 Laptop with Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. Recently I've noticed my battery says it needs replaced when it was not charging. The only problem is that I have now changed the ...
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Is there an easy way to open a sidebar item in a new window?

In the OS X Finder there is a sidebar in each window listing commonly-used folders like Documents, Downloads, etc. It’s possible to open one of these folders in a new window by clicking on it while ...