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Troubleshooting Text Not Displaying Properly - Java Applets / Pop-Ups

I'm having trouble troubleshooting a display issue I'm seeing in some pop-up windows, and it seems to be Java related. I'm on the latest JRE (no new updates available from java update), have tried ...
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Run a ppsx slideshow before explorer.exe loaded when PC startup using login script

My company would like to broadcast some message to all user. They would like to show a message on the screen when user's windows startup. We prepare a ppsx slideshow file for the broadcast. I am ...
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Who has the rights to shutdown a Windows machine remotely?

The question is about the shutdown command with /m \\MACHINE switch, which can be used to shut down (reboot, sleep etc.) a Windows machine remotely. In my case I'm dealing with a local home network ...
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Using two network connection types on Windows 7

My home network has a single router/fibre adaptor that provides internet to the house. Several devices are hardwired (3) to it and many more (3-10) connect via WiFi. My PC upstairs uses a powerline ...
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Boot Camp: Partition error when installing Windows 7

So I've been trying to install Windows 7 on my Mac (Solid State Drive) with Boot Camp 5.1. Everything goes smoothly until I need to select a partition to install Windows on. The Windows 7 installer ...
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Mouse issue with Synergy and dual monitor on Linux client

I have 2 laptops, one Windows 7 machine and one Ubuntu 12.04. Both computers have secondary monitors above each computer. The Windows machine is the Synergy server. I can move my mouse to both ...
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All windows minimized every 12.3 seconds then a mouse click emitted

Yep, it's pretty specific, I know.. I have a user that has this issue: While using his laptop (ThinkPad T420) and having any number of windows opened, something will close them every 12.3 seconds ...
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64 bit Win8.1 installed on 3 Gb ram. Then ram upgraded to 4 Gb.. what happens now?

I have Win 8.1 64 bit installed on 3 Gb ram. Later I upgraded to 4 Gb. I want to know if win 8.1 will TRUELY use this 4 Gb to run x64 addresses apart from being just be able to access this increased ...
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Having BSOD problems, Win 7 Memory Disgnostic hangs at 21% every time

I have been having blue screen problems ever since I built my (first) diy PC this past Christmas. Various people on various sites have suggested it's a RAM problem so I tried running the built in Win ...
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HP LaserJet showing up as CD drive

So I am hooking up an HP LaserJet P1102w to a local computer via USB. I have not installed driver/software yet, but interestingly, the printer shows up as a cd\dvd drive. Granted, a DL of the ...
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Install existing win98 hdd in win7 computer

I want to take the hard drive from my win98 and install it into a win7 computer (remove the existing hard drive in the win7). I use win98 to run dos programs that I created years ago and I want to ...
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Fresh Win7 installed with SSD. All known drivers updated - high hard pagefaults

I previously had a thread with nasty pagefaults where the main culprit was my HDD was actually failing. I received a new SSD this week and reinstalled Windows 7, since then things have been insanely ...
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Windows 7 Hard Drive Related Black Screen

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and a few days ago I started noticing the hard drive making the distinctive tick associated with some sort of fault. I ran dskchk (with both options enabled) but it took ...
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Windows 7 user cannot connect to mapped drives over VPN

I have a user that when connected to domain using the windows 7 VPN client, cannot access any of her mapped network drives. I know it is not a DNS issue because I can ping the servers the drives are ...
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Cannot get audio input of Soundblaster HD working

I have a Creative Soundblaster HD which has a RCA output and a RCA/Phono input. I have connected my smartphone with the audio input of the USB soundcard and the RCA output of it is connected with my ...
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Standard user in Win7 can't reconnect to network drive after logging off

I have a user on Win7 Enterprise with a mapped network drive. It uses credentials for a user account on a different machine. At fresh start up, I can log into Windows, open the network drive, and ...
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Running Python scripts in Chrome on Windows 7

I would like to run Python scripts (.py files) in Windows 7 Enterprise WITHOUT downloading anything, since I am at a school library. After some research, I found some Chrome apps that CAN run Python, ...
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Problems with RDP over OpenVPN Only to Win 7+ computers

I am having problems RDPing from a Win 7 client to a Win 7 box on the other side of an OpenVPN server. Connecting from my Win 7 client to an XP box works wonderfully. The destination machines do not ...
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BSOD verification of a known dll failed 0xc0000428

I get this BSOD today. I has tried all basic solutions like F8, repair computer, last known comfiguration, bootrec /fixboot, etc. without any solutions. I have CBS.log which have some errors, but I ...
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On what domain my computer is working?

I am using my institute's LAN and I wanted to use Remote Desktop Connection app to connect to a friend's laptop on the same network. I have his IP address but do not have Domain Name and actually I ...
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No login options for google drive on windows 7 [migrated]

When i start google drive on my laptop running windows 7, there is no login options. Just shown not signed in. I have installed all latest updates in the update channel. And it doesn't work. How can i ...
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Run Service When The File / Folder Is Modified

I want to know if there is a possibility to trigger a service when a folder or file changed. I found sc triggerinfo but I don't know if I can use it for that.
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Command to read User Tab in task manager of remote computer

I need to find who remotely connected to the computer. I am using the following command to see who is using the computer. tasklist /v /fo list /fi "imagename eq explorer.exe" /s " machineName ...
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Removing write-protection from sd cards in windows 7

Windows 7 is labelling all my sd cards and micro sd cards as write protected when they are not. I can, of course, read the card but not format or write to it. How do I solve the problem ?
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Do application installers set folder permissions? Or is it up to Windows?

Before anyone asks, yes I'm still running Photoshop CS2, it does the job ;-) I installed Photoshop CS2 as Administrator. I then copied some plug-ins into Photoshop's plug-ins folder. I did not get ...
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Scanner is only detected and not the printer

OK. I have a new Epson L210 printer, a multi-function printer. But whenever I connect it to my Windows 7 64-bit computer, the only detected function of the printer is the scanner. There is no ...
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How to bring administrator account in welcome screen in windows 7 Home Basic?

Actually when i logging in into my administrator account it created temporary profile. So i searched through net and made some changes using regedit.Please refer ...
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How can I save some bitlocked drive that used to open automatically if I can unenscrypt the c: drive

My computer no longer works.. I mean the windows do not restart and go to blue screen. I did a bunch of chkdsk and things are improving. The windows can restart and then go to a blank black screen ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 [on hold]

I've had the same problem. However, I resized Windows, and the remaining space is indeed ext4. It still doesn't work. What else could it be?
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How can I stop BSOD? Windows 7 x64 with Anti-Virus BSOD on VMWare 11.1

I have been trying to solve this mystery for a few months. Not sure if anyone has had a similar issue but I can always count on a random BSOD at any moment. This always results from any Anti-virus ...
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Fixing windows that cannot start

My windows cannot start. I want to fix that by just "upgrading". That way I can keep all my program or settings. the thing is to upgrade windows I need to start windows. So it's catch 2-2 Is there a ...
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Windows update is stuck at 0% when downloading [duplicate]

Windows update has 183 updates to download, but even after leaving it for an hour, it says: downloading 183 updates (0 KB total, 0% complete) (I would post an image, but stack exchange says I ...
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A newly opened tab in Chrome will sometimes close at random

I've got a very curious problem in Google Chrome that's been giving me trouble for the past month or so, and I don't seem to be able to find a solution anywhere. Upon opening a new tab, there's a ...
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Create a bootable UEFI USB

How do I create a bootable USB with Windows 7 SP1 64bit using OS X? I need to setup a fresh new ASUS laptop, the only thing I have is – Macbook Pro. What I have: Fresh new ASUS laptop with ...
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File move issues within share - Windows 7 client, Ubuntu 14 Server

We've got a setup where files are shared from an Ubuntu 14.04 server to Win 7 clients. We're struggling with an issue moving files around sometimes. It goes something like this: Create new ...
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Why are the SHA256 hashes used by AppLocker different to other generators?

The SHA256 hashes displayed/exported by AppLocker are different to the hashes generated by other tools. Can anyone explain why? Example: Putty.exe 0.62. Random online tool: ...
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Unable to print from Internet Explorer 10

I've recently upgraded a bunch of Windows 7 32bit PCs from IE8 to IE10 using this installer IE10-Windows6.1-x86-en-us.exe. On every PC that I have upgraded IE, the print function has stopped working. ...
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How to enable/disable different ethernet cards for different Windows users?

I need help setting up different ethernet cards for different Windows users. Situation: LAN: a wired network and an extra wireless interface/subnet (for public access) a computer running Windows 7 ...
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How to find out computer architecture WITHOUT access to Control Panel

NOTE: I do have access in File Explorer to browse the entire filesystem. Extra details: I am at a library in my school running Windows 7 Enterprise. I am bored, so I am trying to figure out ways to ...
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Issue with Scan to Folder in Nashuatec MP 2501sp supported by Richo Aficio

I am also one of the victims of Ricoh SMB Scanning to Folder failure. Have spent hours but couldn't get reason. Have done the following until now: Have shared a folder on Windows 7 with full ...
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Windows 7 - “New Program” highlight won't go away

I had one of the Help Desk guys install a program on my machine. I have a Windows 7 Machine, which has the feature that when a new program is installed it is highlit in yellow. In this case, ...
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Why doesn't my Windows 7 task show up in Task Scheduler?

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit: I added new task, to run .bat every night, by doing steps below. But new task doesn't show up in Task Scheduler's Task Status or Active Tasks. I tried adding it again, but it ...
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HTTP download via command line in Windows

I would like to know if there is a way to make a http download via command line just with the standards programs in windows (XP and 7) and without PowerShell. Please, don't give programs I need to ...
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Certain users being denied access to a Windows Server 2008 shared folders in a specific PC [migrated]

We have a Windows 2008 Server running with shared folders and some users with different permissions. My problem is that some day, without changing anything in the server, a certain user started ...
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Im on widows 7 school laptop and and when i open cmd.bat in c drive it closes when i press a key [on hold]

when I open command prompt bat file in shortcut in c drive it opens but when I press a key it closes what do I do next? I need to access cmd so how do I use it without it closing?
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How can you permanently disable UAC prompts in Windows 7?

I have tried everything in this post: Disabling UAC on Windows 7? But even the registry changes don't work. After rebooting the computer, I still get the "Do you want to allow the following ...
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Is there a way to change Windows 7 theme without changing Office?

I'd like to use this Steam-inspired theme: http://yorgash.deviantart.com/art/Steam-VS-for-Windows-7-449032822 But when I use the theme, it changes the color scheme in Office 2013, making it pretty ...
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Self-created desktop.ini does not work

In Windows 7 x64 SP1, when creating a desktop.ini file with a text editor (e.g. notepad, notepad++) and saving it inside a folder, it does not work. For example, I have saved this desktop.ini inside a ...
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c0000142 DLL Initialization failed

I have a computer with the following configuration: Intel DH87MC motherboard, Core i3 4130 processor with Transcend 4GB RAM. I'm really stuck with the following error which I'm getting on every ...
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How to send keyboard commands through RSAT

I am using RSAT (Remote Services Administration Tools) in a windows 7 computer, specifically I am using the Remote Desktops tool, this tool allows me to connect to several computers using remote ...