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What to do when a particular program in Windows 7 won't open?

I am using Lyx (word processing software) on a remote computer which has Windows 7. I was working with R (programming language) and Lyx simultaneously while accessing the remote computer through ...
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How to **solve** DWM ghosting & persistent item issue?

The question has also been well asked here: Menu select item stuck on screen after context or command menu has closed and here: Persisting right click menu highlight But I'll restate it: In Windows ...
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sound crackling/popping after wake from suspend

I have a windows 7 PC, with built-in sound card in the motherboard and a USB headphone. After waking from sleep, the sound very often (though not every time) crackles/pops (say, when playing a flash ...
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How to launch Dell Backup and Recovery Manager from CMD?

I want to use "Dell Backup and Recovery Manager", however, given the problem I have on my Dell laptop with Windows 7 installed on it, I can only use CMD commands. How can I launch Dell Backup and ...
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How to copy a volume to external volume with a different filesystem?

I connected an external hard drive to my computer. I want to copy the content of the volume D:\ (NTFS) to the connected hard drive which is labeled by F:\ (FAT32). What is the command to copy from ...
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Active Directory login

I have a machine with a strange error when logging into ADS. (Local logins work fine.) Profile invalid But when I look through the hard drive I don't even see the account. I know the user has ...
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How can I turn the formatting marks off in Microsoft Word

How can I delete the 'right to left' and 'left to right' icons next to lines and sentences when using Microsoft Word. I believe I actually accidentally hit a couple of buttons which caused this, and I ...
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CMG SDE Key Recovery will be required at this point

I run Windows 7 on Dell PRECISION M4700 laptop. I allowed updating my operating system. After rebooting, I got a blue screen due to the update of a given driver. After some search, I follwed these ...
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How to unboot my bootable usb

I recently made my pen-drive bootable with Ubuntu 14.04. But I need to unboot my pen-drive now. I formatted my pen-drive once,But the size of the pen-drive still shows 2.25 MB. Whereas,this is an 8GB ...
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Special Characters in Folder Names Cause Delete by Batch File to Fail

I'm trying to delete empty folders via a batch file, in Windows. for /f "usebackq delims=" %%d in ("dir V:\Temp /ad/b/s | sort /R") do rd "%%d" fails on folders with special characters - ...
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Run a batch file on a remote computer as administrator

I am trying to run a batch file (to install some software) on a remote computer. To do this, I am using PSExec. psexec.exe \\COMPUTER C:\swsetup\install.bat This works fine, apart from some of ...
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I ran Memtest and got errors. What do I do now?

This is my first time running Memtest and I'm not really sure what these errors mean and what to do with them.
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I got BSOD with the error information as follows,what to do?

I was working on Excel and have 2 sites opened & working on battery on a Lenovo Thinkpad T61. "windows 7 OS original,updates ON, Symantec Endpoint Original, Office 2010 Original." while working ...
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Remove HDD while the computer is shutdown but sitll plugged in

I have 2 internal HDDs and it happens a lot that I need to unplug one of them or swap the SATA cables to make one or the other 'Master'. what I do now is shutdown/hibernate and unplug the power cord ...
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Cant install certificate to Intermediate Certification Authorities?

I navigate to MCC and add the Certificates snap-in. From here I right click on Intermediate Certification Authorities > All Tasks and click import I then browse to my Certifcate select it and complete ...
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Unable to connect to personal hot spot on iPhone 5s, using Dell Laptop

I am trying to connect to my iPhone 5s hotspot using a Dell Lattitude laptop. It discovers the phone and accepts the password, it seems to connect for a brief second as my phone shows that there is ...
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Unhide the administrator account

I hide my administrator account using regedit\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\SpecialAccounts\UserList\DWORD (32bit) Value\ set the value to 0. But 'yes' ...
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Why does my PC slow down to a crawl when VMware and ntoskrnl.exe is writing to a data drive?

My PC becomes almost unusable when writing to my data drive. The main suspect which exhibits this issue is VMware Player. The problem does not happen when I myself move files in Windows Explorer or do ...
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How can I track links that are being redirected during browsing?

I'm using Chrome on Windows 7. When I'm going on to a site such as youtube.com, I'm being redirected to site that tells me YouTube is blocked. Now, I'd like to find out – during a regular browsing ...
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I want connect my mobile via wifi

I have HCL Laptop and connected internet (ACT broadband with LAN port) and I want to use internet with my mobile phone via WiFi from that laptop. How would I do this?
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Windows 7 installation and pc system

When i make 1st partition in windows 7 an unallocated space containing omb not extend able made auto matically.my pc is acer vertion m220 .i completely install windows 7.but another porblem is ...
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Random hard freezes started happening after installing a new graphics card?

Recently I replaced my old nVidia GTX 480 with a new Asus AMD R9 290. Since then, my computer has been randomly locking up (as in, the mouse stops moving and network services stop responding to ...
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SATA external hdd is detected as a removable drive and asks “please insert a disk”

I have external SATA hdd of Samsung 200GB. When i try to connect it to my PC, it's being recognized as a removable Disk and when I click on it, a message of "Please insert a disk to the drive" pops. ...
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Excel value of the digit or alphanumeric formula

How to convert a price or value of the digit which is taken as a formula to an alphanumeric? Example :p o l i c e m a n w x y 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...
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Windows theme resets everytime computer is restarted?

I had gotten bored one day and changed the colors/fonts of the command prompt, then finally i wanted to, undo this and change the color/font scheme of the windows command prompt cmd.exe back to the ...
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How to prevent scheduled tasks from running as soon as computer wakes up?

Example: I have a task that is scheduled for 6 am every day (only if I'm logged on). If my computer sleeps/hibernates all night until 9am, upon waking up the task will then run even though it missed ...
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How to share windows folders with only specific interfaces

Not enough point to keep on commenting on this question where someone asked how to share a windows folder over a particular network interface and the answer was to disable sharing on the other ...
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Store disc images on a hard drive

I'm cleaning up around my computer (A Win7 ultimate machine), and part of my plan is to rip all my program CDs and store them on a dedicated 1TB hard drive. My initial plan was to simply dump the ...
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Is there a way to disable MsMpEng.exe from monitoring file access during parallel computing operations?

I am using Windows 7 and have a 4-core Intel CPU, and was recently running a 4-kernel parallel computation written in Wolfram Mathematica that accesses a directory on an external hard drive containing ...
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My whole local disk icons are missing

I'm a Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit) user. And also I use Bitdefender anti-virus program, but that anti-virus program occurs so many crashes on my computer. Today, about an hour ago, it occurs another ...
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Installing Windows 7 with updates already installed

A search of the titled question reveals "dual booting with XP" and other irrelevant dated forum posts. I run a small business offering basic reformatting services, I have one reoccuring complaint ...
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Two environment variables with the same name

I tried adding an 'Environment variable' with the name "PATH" but I found another entry with the same name. can I change the old one to a different name? I tried openning "GPAC" folder, but didn't ...
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Windows 7: allow limited users to change network type

I'm an intern that admins Windows machines for a school in a charter school system. When I got here everything was a mess, mainly the students had admin accounts and were turning their machines into ...
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Modifying the System Path variable from cmd

I am trying to modify my system Path value. I need this as I am doing an upgrade of the S/W and the users need to have access to the old and new system. I provide them with a toggle button which will ...
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Windows 7 dns resolve problems (mostly cmd)

More about the situation: I have my dns set to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 so these are probably fine communicator (skype/facebook chat) and all four web browsers in my system have no problem with dns ...
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Windows firewall - block all incoming connections enable/disable - CREATE SCRIPT

Is it possible to create script which enable/disable the first checkbox of windows 7 firewall settings (Block all incoming connections....)?
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How can I recover firefox bookmarks and passwords from HD from broken laptop?

My laptop died (running on Vista). I have removed it's HDD, put it in a caddy and have got all my files. But I would like to access my passwords and if possible my bookmarks from Mozilla Firefox? I ...
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WLAN dies irregulary; how to investigage the reasons? Win7x64-Pro

Since a couple of weeks my WLAN just quits. Every page loads really long (as in request is sent but answer never arrives) and to open the Network icon next to the time is impossible. It seems to me a ...
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Windows 7 Start menu search - tweak refresh delay to be more like spotlight?

When you're typing something in Windows search, it refreshes the entire results with every character you type. It seems to re-order the search results as you type which makes the results move around ...
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Connect Seagate expansion external hard drive via Router

Recently I have brought Seagate expansion 2TB. I have desktop as well as laptop. How can I access the Seagate expansion on both the machines or one of machine, without changing the location of hard ...
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How switch keyboard layout once for all open programms?

When I switch keyboard layout windows switches it for current open program. When I switch among many programs I often get confused what keyboard current program uses. Is there a way to switch keyboard ...
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is there a way to sort files in a directory by view count? Win 7

As per the title, can files in a directory be sorted by view count in windows7 ? I have a folder with a lot of videos. I want to delete bottom 20 least viewed videos. This would require me to sort ...
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Windows 7 Installation issue in Lenovo G470

I am using Lenovo G470. While installing Windows 7 through Pen drive , USB is detected but Laptop is not booting through USB. It is starting normally so please help me to fix this problem.
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Brother MFC-7360N [on hold]

I cannot connect my scanner to my computer (Windows 7), However the printer is connected. I had to download a driver and had downloaded one that is compatible with printers and scanners. my machine is ...
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My router is having trouble with Windows 8 devices

I have a TP-LINK Wireless N Router WR941ND and several devices (2 notebooks and 1 cellphone). The cellphone is a Windows Phone and the computers are a Acer running Windows 7 Pro and a Dell Vostro V14T ...
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Can i prevent win7 from creating that kind of file ending with “~”?

In my working directory,there are many files ending with "~"? can i prevent win7 from creating that kind of file?
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What is difference between homeusers group and users group?

What is difference between homeusers group and users group? I want to know the property of homeusers group. and I want to know the property of users group?
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Slow LAN connection on one machine but not another

I am using the same ethernet cable on two different machines and getting two incredibly different results. The following tests were done on a Windows 7 desktop and a Linux laptop. On my laptop, ...
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Online Banking in Java freezes in Windows 7

I am trying to log into Online Banking that is made in Java but when I try to do it it just freezes... It is only happening in Windows 7, in Ubuntu 14.04 it works flawlessly. I tried Opera, Firefox, ...
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Use NVidia GPU from VirtualBox?

How do I make the VirtualBox guest use the NVidia graphics? Host setup: Windows 7 x64 NVidia Optimus In NVIDIA Control Panel, I explicitly selected High-performance NVIDIA processor for: ...