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Falcon BMS - Forcing screen resolutions to work for oculus rift (To get stereo to work)

I am working on getting the game Falcon 4 (bms) to work with the oculus rift. The only issue I envision is what I have trouble with now. The game has 2 stages (menu, 3d world). The menu creates a ...
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Problems with Win7 & Adobe Reader

My operating system is Win 7 Pro I have installed Adobe Reader 10.1 when that didn't work, I installed Adobe Reader from the website, latest version. That doesn't work either. I use Microsoft ...
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Disconnecting / switching users on Windows network share without restarting Workstation service

I have a file server running that I connected to in Explorer (Windows 7 Professional) by visiting \\1.2.3.4 directly. I logged in as one user (the administrator), without saving credentials, and now ...
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Kali Linux GRUB2 will not detect Windows 7 install

I have two hard drives and my boot files for Windows 7 are located in /dev/sda1, and my Kali Linux install is in /dev/sdb, I am trying to add my Windows 7 bootloader to the GRUB2 menu but GRUB2 will ...
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Files are read-only, and refuse to change

I purchased a new SSD and installed Windows 7 64-bit from scratch. I found that my old C: drive, which is now the D: drive, had ownership by an unknown user. I found a way to change the ownerships of ...
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Windows Service Startup Type change history/log

I have a PC where I suspect some Windows Services (from Services.msc) have been changed. I mean the "Startup Type" from Automatic -> Disabled, or some other change of the startup type. Is there an ...
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How to make a direct network connection between a Win 7 and Win 8 PCs?

Have two PCs. One has Win 7, the newer is equipped with Win 8.1. The Win 7 unit has data that I need to transfer to the Win 8 unit. To accomplish this both units must be operating and I need to load ...
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Every 3 minutes or so, my external sound card in Windows 7 stops working and I have to manually reset sound output

I am using Windows 7 want to hear all the sounds through my speakers connected with the red and white cables which are connected to my external sound card; a Roland UA-25EX. But it stops working every ...
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Computer only reboots from a restart but not a shutdown

I have a p5gc-mx board. When I totally shut down my system, it will not start, hangs on the bios splash screen unless i hit delete while its booting to enter bios then exit without any changes, then ...
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How to install Windows 7 to an USB HDD from Linux? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Windows 7 from a CD to a HDD connected via USB. Windows complaints about not being able to install itself to USB-connected drives. All guides I found involve downloading a set of ...
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Consequences of changing a Motherboard and existing programs

Recently had a Gigabyte GA-X58-UD5 motherboard die on me. That particular board is no longer manufactured, and so far all attempts to find another have not been successful. I had clone drives of my ...
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Matlab test existence of file(fail)

I try to execute this 2 commands but the result is very weird K>> delete lista_arqs.txt Warning: File 'lista_arqs.txt' not found. K>> exist('lista_arqs.txt','file') ans = 2 I mean..... I ...
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Computer Constantly Being Hammered

My computer in days of late keeps being hammered (I can tell because a) it freezes and b) the green light is solid) and I have no idea what the cause is! Here are my computer specs: OS: Windows 7 ...
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Is it possible to script Windows GPO configuration tasks?

I have a login script on my domain that is configured through Group Policy Management (Start -> Administrative Tools -> Group Policy Management), as per this screenshot, logged on to a Windows 7 ...
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Should I buy a 'Red' or 'NAS' Hard Drive if my desktop computer is on all the time? [on hold]

I leave my computer on all the time. Over the last 10 years I've lost an average of about one hard drive per year. I have Seagate and Western Digital warranty exchange addresses memorized :-) Right ...
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How to open a new browser window on a different screen?

I am using Window 8 with 2 screens main screen for Window is the right one. On the left screen I have Google Chrome browser window open. When use short-cut CRTL + N a new window is open on the left ...
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Hangouts on Windows 7 doesn't sign in

I've installed Google+ Hangouts on my Windows 7. When I run it, window with "Sign in" button appears. Pressing on this button leads to nothing: no errors appear, no actions, no changes. How I can fix ...
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Custom text keybindings for Windows 7 [on hold]

Need a software which act like binder. E.g. when pressing NumLock it should write a custom message on screen. I tried with this keybinder but it seems not working.
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Hangouts alternative client for Windows 7 [on hold]

On my Windows 7 standard Google+ Hangouts client doesn't work. It shows windows with "Sign in" button. When I click on it nothing happens and no errors appear. Are any other hangouts alternative ...
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Make backups every N minute via Windows backup tool

Trying to make a backup of a certain folder with high frequency but the minimal option is day. Is this possible? I tried also cmd tool wbadmin but partial backups are not supported in it.
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Issue with microsoft websites browsing

From quite a few days i am unable to access microsoft communities websites and MSDN documentations etc.Is anyone suffering the same? Example. I am unable to see the proper formatted page like ...
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Internet intermittent after blue screen

I am using windows 7, and have had great internet connection. While I was in the middle of running a game, I bumped my USB speaker system, which caused a blue screen error. After I restarted my ...
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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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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?