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Using host proxy in VMware

I installed VMare on My Windows7 and I have a BackTrack5 r3 installed on VMware. Backtrack use a NAT network adapter to connect to the host and use internet. Some web-sites are restricted/filterd to ...
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T60 Win7 Samsung SSD - Sudden Black Screen

i recently updated my beloved T60 with a SanDisk Ultra Plus SSD 128Gb. After installing all software back and putting the SSD in the main HD slot, i have the following behavior: The computer ...
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how to expand calculator in c# like windows 7 calculator? [on hold]

I want to expand my calculator when I click on view and then select scientific, just like in Windows 7. When I click on scientific though, I don't want to show another form; I want my form1 to ...
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Joypad-controllable full-screen application menu [on hold]

I'm looking for an application that will behave as a menu for a list of games for windows 7, that I can use on start-up with a joypad, so I don't need to touch the mouse to load a game. I've had a ...
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Using OEM key from a preinstalled windows copy

I have a lenovo laptop running linux. I have the OEM key for win7 (looks like numbers-OEM-numbers-numbers) that came with the laptop. Can I reinstall Windows 7 from my USB drive and use the OEM key to ...
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What are the proper client side configuration settings for Outlook Desktop (to Office 365) to be able to use the server side “send as” functionality?

So, before you downvote, I've been trouble shooting this issue for 2 months. I opened a ticket with MS on 6/17/2014, this issue keeps escalating, and has stumped all of their engineers. I have 25 ...
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Only let certain user connect to an alternate RDP Port

Ok, Why ? There is some users on the local network that are accessing an remote desktop servers But some of these user also required an way to connect to the remote desktop but from internet. That ...
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Why is windows explorer very slow only on drive ā€œEā€?

I am having the following problem: each time I open windows explorer to go to my drive E: (to my downloads folder) and tries to open .avi files it takes ages to charge the file (looooong green loading ...
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Need help monitoring latop/vpn traffic for interruptions

I have much trouble with dropping vpn connections (I can only connect through to one of the 2 vpn servers in the first place). Right now I'm using the Windows 7 resource monitor utility to try to ...
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USB mouse incredibly slow on brand new laptop

Just purchased a Dell Latitude E6540 with a ~16" screen (Windows 7). The mouse is terribly slow, even after adjusting it in Mouse Properties (Pointer Options -> Motion -> Fastest). To move the mouse ...
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Find all windows updates

I have a windows 7 cd with sp1 when i install windows there are about 160 updates to download. is there a way to get a list or to download all of those updates so that I can slipstream them into my ...
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Windows 7 IE version mismatch

When I try to upgrade from IE 9 t IE 10 on Windows 7 x64 Enterprise SP1 it runs through the install process and fails. It goes through this process: Downloading required updates Setup needs to ...
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How to recover my database in DBF?

I'm getting the following error on starting oracle database throught the enterprise manager console : ORA-01122 : database file 2 failed verification check ORA-01110 : datafile 2 ...
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First ping always fail with “General failure” or “Request timed out”

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 and this problem has puzzled me for a while. No matter which address I ping, first ping always fails. Any advice of what to check? Pinging 8.8.8.8 with 32 bytes of ...
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Audio icon isn't working, but keyboard buttons are

Problem My speakers work fine and they are able to play any sounds, from music to anything, like normal. Except, the taskbar icon shows that it is unusable (see below)... Yet, the volume (or whether ...
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Notebook not booting

My problem is with my Samsung NP-N150 Notebook. It operates with a Windows 7 starter. I have never had any problems with it in the past. The issue is that it will not boot up. The battery on my ...
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Network adapter connected to router but no internet access?

I have two network adapters on my laptop, one's a Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (wired adapter) and the other is an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 (wireless adapter). They both came built in. The ...
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Windows USB keyboard and mouse won't work, PS/2 keyboard does

Everything was functioning properly. I turned my computer off and came back to it a couple of days later to find that the keyboard and mouse are not working in Windows. I am running Windows 7, 64 ...
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Import error for Ouath [migrated]

I am using Python on windows having working the same code it was working fine now it has suddent change for the updating the programme I found the error ImportError: cannot import name ...
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Dell precision t3600 freezes randomly

My dell precision t3600 freezes randomly and says nVidia driver recovered form error. Some time it freezes and doesn't recover, so to make it work again i have to restart my work station. I tried Dell ...
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Aero transitions not active at startup

I'm facing this weird problem. Every time I startup my pc, aero transitions (e.g. windows fade in on open, fade out on close, reduce to taskbar etc..) are not active. I need to go to System ...
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How can I have the button “Run” work again in Internet Explorer?

I have Internet Explorer 11 on Win 7. I go to the address : https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/products/download.html?product=firefox-stub&os=win&lang=fr The dialog comes. I have the button Run. ...
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Numbers are sometimes not working on Windows 7 logon screen. How can I solve this?

I am working on an HP laptop with Windows 7, with external USB keyboard. Both keyboards work absolutely fine, when logged into Windows. However after restart I sometimes cannot log in. When I type ...
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How to recover partially deleted text in Word file

I have deleted part of the text of a Word file by mistake. That was 10 days back. How can I recover the deleted text? I have tried Recuva software.
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eSATA drives keeps disappearing, only reappears after reboot

I have one relatively fat PC at home, that I use as a server, a back-up drive included, and as my gaming PC as well. I currently have an ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Motherboard, which includes the ...
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AMD ATI video driver causing BSOD after installation

I recently re-installed Windows 7 Home Premium on my Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop. Initially without the video driver, everything was fine except that the screen icons and applications windows were of ...
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How to make Microsoft Windows 7 Search display the actual Folder Location instead of some cryptic path?

I am very dissatisfied with the search offered by Windows 7 Explorer. Let me first explain what happens, and what I expect: I have a folder c:\test. When I use explorer-search and search for test, ...
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Constant BSODs and boot failures?

I have a Dell Inspiron M5040 running Windows 7 Home Premium (64-Bit) that I got as a Christmas gift in 2011. Recently, it has been showing signs of weakness. I was suspicious of virus infection after ...
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How to hibernate Windows on Power Loss and Wake When Power is Restored?

I'm running a Windows 8 tablet in my car as my stereo and have it powered to the ignition (so it only charges on ACC). I'm using EventGhost for automation processes and I'd like to be able to have ...
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dual boot Windows xp and Windows 7 from the same partition

After installing Windows 7 (ver. Enterprise 64-bit) my old Windows XP installation has been moved to the "Windows.old" directory. Now I know it is possible to restore and boot Windows XP again by ...
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Install / uninstall GPU drivers in Win7 via file explorer?

Situation: (See also for context: a previous question) Cannot access Win7 (bootcamp) system via screen, as AMD GPU is bust Win7 Safe Mode does not help Can run OSX partition as managed to manually ...
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Where are the Windows Start Menu settings stored?

When installing windows on a new PC, it's kind of annoying to go through all the start menu options and update them with sane (in my opinion) options either from a screenshot or from another machine ...
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I would like to block the Windows folder from Standard User accounts

I am running Windows 7 Professional. I'd like to block the HOSTS file from being changed by a Standard User account. How do I do this?
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View hidden files/folders on windows phone?

I have a Windows Phone, and when I connect it to my pc, I can only see files such as music, pictures, music, etc. I already enabled the ability to see hidden files, but I still can only see the ...
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File size info in windows 7 Explorer

Windows Explorer is the Windows default file manager. This is what I see in the explorer In the status bar I see the JPG file type twice (one time is enough, I am not that stupid, I also see that ...
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What could cause an autolaunch of an Internet Explorer process on Windows 7

We have a very thorny issue going on with an application in a corporate environment. Any clue, no matter how remote, is getting some investigation. We have a client application, written in Java ...
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How to set default browser in Windows 7 via script?

I'm working on a system imaging process during which both Chrome and Firefox are installed silently. I'm trying to find a way to set Firefox as the default browser for both the system default user ...
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Cannot delete a file: System cannot find the file specified

I want to delete a file but it shows an error: "System cannot find the file specified" what's the problem? the file which I want to delete: when I delete the file: the file name is : ...
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Windows 7 Start Menu Search Not Functioning Properly

I've had this issue for a while, but it's becoming rather stupid every day. If I go to the start menu and attempt to search anything, it comes up with "Programs", "Documents", "Files" or other ghost ...
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Accidently deleted PATH environment variable - how do I get it back?

I had to add the JDK path in the system variables which is under environment variables, but by mistake I deleted the default path which was present in the Path and pasted the JDK path. So how do I ...
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Btsync: only three of five shares synced

I try to sync 5 shares from a Win7 computer to a linux box. The Linux box is configured by the following config. I experimented quite a bit with the settings but I only can get 3 of five shares ...
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Windows 7 Ultimate - “File not found” error when deleting file from Desktop [on hold]

I am using windows 7 ultimate. How can I delete a "file not found" on my desktop. I tried editing the registry, but to no avail. Used software registry revival and other cleaners, also without any ...
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How to determine whether a folder in %PATH% is required in Windows 7

How can I determine whether a particular folder in the PATH environment variable is used by the system? Recently, some software that relied on the system PATH stopped working b/c another package ...
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Accessing or sharing files over dual operating system using a single partition

Ubuntu supports ext4 file system. While windows support NTFS and FAT32. Now my problem is I have songs folder which is full of songs. I have unallocated space left too (if more partitions are ...
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Renaming multiple files in windows 7 and changing the IconResource field in all desktop.ini

I have multiple folders under a root directory, within each is an icon (.ico) file which acts as the icon for the parent folder. Unfortunately, a lot of these .ico files are named "Untitled-*.ico" ...
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User is not locked out after the logon time expires in winodws 7

I set up parental control to an user account and blocked it from logging in from 5 PM to 8 PM. I ran mmc.exe. added a snap-in. Then from Administrative Templates --> Windows Components --> Windows ...
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Reclaiming an infected pen drive

My pen drive might be infected with virus/malware. I'm running Windows 7. I never stick it into an unsafe computer but this time I had to (because of some urgent work). I haven't inserted it into my ...
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Installing .Net 4.5.2 on Windows 7 (without any SP installed)

Is it possible to install .Net 4.5.2 on a clean Windows 7 without any service packs installed? I am asking since the relaase notes for 4.0 state Windows 7 Windows 7 SP1 while the 4.5.2 only ...
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Windows 7 boots only at second try

My system started to hang on boot after being > 4 hours switched off. I have a SSD as C:, user files are on a HD (D:) then I have a RAID1 as backup (M:) and another 2 GB HD as temp storage (I am doing ...
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conecting my ps to my tv using ethernet

i am trying to connect my tv to the internet, my pc receives a wifi signal via my neighbours router and i am wanting to send that signal via my pc's ethernet port to my tv using an ethernet cable. my ...