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Boot FAIL with reinstall

Some months ago I was trying to install Ubuntu, but there were some problems with GRUB. It would not appear while loading. 2 weeks ago I installed Windows 10. After 3 days I did not like it, and ...
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BSOD after awakening

- System - Provider [ Name] Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power [ Guid] {331C3B3A-2005-44C2-AC5E-77220C37D6B4} EventID 41 Version 2 Level 1 Task 63 ...
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Laptop super slow after few minutes

My samsung laptop (win 7) goes so slow after a few minutes (also happens right after start up) that a mouse click can take from 5 to 10 minutes. So basically it is frozen beyond recovery. Seems to ...
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Graphics card crashing, both before start up and after, recovers sometimes, happening at random

I have a rather unique problem, and despite Googling it, I can't find anyone else that has had the same one, or any solution. My graphics cards have begun to have all sorts of problems, I have 2 AMD ...
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Log on Window issue windows 7 wireless user after joining new domain

In our College Domain changed new due to centralized process. for the security update wireless security changed WPA2/Enterprise wireless connection mode, now the machines connected through wireless ...
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Laptop Gray Screen

I was working on my laptop, when suddenly the entire OS froze and I had to force-shut down the computer (I didn't for long, I don't know if it would have blue screened). When I turned the computer on, ...
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How to dual boot Windows 7 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7?

I first installed Windows 7. Then I installed RHEL 7 and GRUB is not showing. I cannot boot in Windows 7. I've searched all over the net but the tutorial I've seen is only in RHEL 6. How can I ...
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Unable to delete a large extended partition

I am trying to delete the extended partition 0 because it occupies a lot of space in my disk. I deleted all swap partition and tired again to delete it but it always shows the same error message: ...
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All USB Ports Stopped Working

This is a desktop question using Win7x64 OS. I was doing a gfx (AMD) driver update after using the AMD Catalyst Install Manager to uninstall when asked to restart doing so all the usb ports stopped ...
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How to force any program to run with no admin privileges in Windows 7?

I'm looking for a way to force any program on Windows 7 to run with no admin privileges. If the program actually needs admin privileges, it may throw errors or crash. This is acceptable. What I'm ...
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Reverse USB Boot Options

For work purposes, I had to change my Windows 7 boot options to boot from a USB drive. It has been a while since I've used it. How do I change it back?
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Windows 7 system files are not found

My brand new Lenovo laptop is a complete mess because of my two years old sister :( I don't know what she did exactly , I left here for half an hour and when I came back I found that all applications ...
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Selectively disabling UAC for specific programs on Windows 7(tried other threads but no luck)

I have a program which keeps on prompting when starting the windows. I have searched lots threads even the thread on Selectively disabling UAC for specific programs on Windows 7 I tried everything in ...
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Windows 7 professional Dell Precision m4500 drivers

My computer as you can tell from the title above is missing 4 drivers after a clean install of windows 7 professional on a dell precision m4500 laptop now if i could connect to the internet on the ...
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Changing system partition to another hard drive

I recently bought a new 1TB hard drive (labelled D:) and cloned it with my 160GB main system hard drive (labelled C:). Now I want to replace my old 160GB hard drive (C:) with my new 1TB hard drive ...
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Save command output to file

I want to run this command on my Windows 7: python Test.py and save its results to text file. Is there any way to do that? I tried this approach: python Test.py > results.txt,results.txt is ...
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How can I sync multiple folders to the cloud?

Is it possible to share different folders to a custom location with windows? Many of us use Dropbox, Google Drive and many more to share files. But there is no option to add "multi folder" syncing. ...
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mshta.exe Application error : Unable to install Windows 7 on Virtual box

I am installing Windows 7 on Virtual Box using recovery DVDs made by using Sony Vaio Laptop. It started successfully but at the time of rescue it shows mshta.exe - Application Error. How can I get ...
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Install Windows 7 after Ubuntu: Cannot install because of GPT partition

I'm trying to install Windows 7 on a NTFS partition after installing Ubuntu 14.04. But it says that I'm using a GPT partition. The solution I found was to erase everything, then install Windows 7 then ...
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Local-link IP - 169.254 - for wireless network adapter - how to fix?

Definitely not the first person to ask this, but I'm wondering how to troubleshoot this... At the moment my wireless adapter on my Windows 7 PC is having issues connecting. My wireless adapter says ...
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Internet connection becomes very slow after a while

Since past few days my internet connection isn't working properly. It becomes very slow after 2-3 minutes. I have to restart the modem after every 2 minutes to use it. nothing seems wrong with my ...
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Writing Windows Installer from a Mac to a USB for PC usage

I have to reinstall an ultrabook which came with a Windows Installation disk but no reader. The only machine which has a CD/DVD reader in the house is a 2007 iMac. I think BootCamp makes a ...
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The file is open by another user

Help me to hunt down a question. Then I am trying to open or save a spreadsheet in excel it always shows me a downloading status bar without any progress. After few minutes the file opens or not. ...
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Unite windows to show them by Alt-Tab

I use several related windows for work, tilted at foreground as an entire complex workspace. Then I press Alt-Tab to switch to the browser, my workspace windows got lost: one appears while others are ...
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Installed OS details

I have two versions of windows 7 installed in two partitions C:\ and D:. The files of the system in partition C:\ were corrupt. And I forgot which version of windows was installed there and I need ...
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My write protected usb drive [on hold]

My usb became write protected when I took it out from the port while I was copying a large file.I gave it to a computer solution for it's repairing. They said that virus is causing problem in it's ...
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Simultaneously playing on multiple audio devices

I am on Windows 7 and I have a monitor with audio capabilities connected via HDMI on the graphics card, a couple of speakers connected to the rear panel as well as a Bluetooth Headset. I use a ...
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Scrolling too fast through photos

When I'm searching through photos the computer scrolls so fast I can't see them. I can get it to go slower by constantly tapping the touch pad and then it suddenly scrolls super fast again. How do I ...
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INTEL UNDI PXE MESSAGE AT BOOT TIME- LENOVO LAPTOP

I have Lenovo G580 laptop. I have installed two operating systems, namely, Windows 7 and Fedora 20. When my laptop boots it shows a message as "Intel UNDI PXE-2.0 (build 083) and blah blah...". I ...
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Can not install Qgis on Windows 7 32 Bit

I can not install QGIS-OSGeo4W-2.6.1-1 on my Windows 7 Professional 32 bit. It gives me the error: can not complete installation: error extracting gdal15.dll.
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In Win 7. Start Menu > All Programs , all program folders are showing empty. how do I get them back [on hold]

When I click on Start all Programs I can see all the program folders. but when I click any of these folders it shows empty. how can I get them back. When I browse ...
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Crashing after sleep/hibernate/suspend on multiple OS

Custom-built desktop, running windows 7 64-bit SP1, Intel i7-2700k CPU, 8 GB RAM Since I first started using this machine it sometimes crashes to a bluescreen and has always had trouble booting up. ...
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DNS options windows 7 aren't saved?

I'm trying to use a free DNS (such as Google's: 8.8.8.8 / 8.8.4.4) by typing this in thoses options: But when I click on "validate settings upon exit" and "ok", the network diagnostic tool from ...
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What causes frames to be dropped/lost when playing videos with higher resolution on VLC?

I noticed on this Battlefield Hardline Trailer at 60fps, about half the frames are dropped on my laptop playing it at 1920x1080 60fps. If play it 1280x720 60fps, no frames are dropped. What causes the ...
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Trucrypt volume on Raid5

I have a NAS with the system disk on SSD and 8 HDD's in a RAID5 configuration (using an IBM5015 card). The RAID5 volume is encrypted using truecrypt. What happens if the computer dies ? My raid card ...
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Deleting a file from Windows 7 Recycle Bin that causes deletion to hang

This is a WMV file that resulted from a failed operation in some video transcoding software a couple years ago. The resulting file did not ever play correctly in video-playing software. I moved the ...
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USB3 HDD does not spin down after selecting “Eject drive”

my external WD drive connected to USB3 on home PC spin down after selecting "Eject drive" but it does not spin down on work PC (on USB3 as well). Tried to find answers in Google but I could not. I ...
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Disable auto-brightness in Windows 7

We have an ASUS laptop with hybrid graphics (Intel HD graphic and Nvidia GT325M). The problem is, when it's on battery, the display automatically dims when the screen is showing dark contents, for ...
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Windows Vista Installation constantly fails

I wanted to downgrade from Windows 7 to Windows Vista. I backed up all my files to another partition, and then I proceeded to install the update. The first time I tried, I received this error "Can not ...
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Multiple instances of Explorer.exe running?

When I started my computer this morning I noticed it was painfully slow I then noticed that in task manager processes there were 2 instances of Explorer.exe running; one with a fairly low amount of ...
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BSOD 0x7f, 0x50 iaStor and ntoskrnl

My computer randomly crashes with BSOD from time to time. Sometimes I get 0x7f or 0x50 errors. At the moment I'm removing iaStor.sys and reinstalling some drivers, but does anyone know of other ...
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How do I resolve BSOD after installing Internet Explorer 11/Visual Studio 2013 Update 4?

This is Windows 7 64 installed as virtual machine using vmware. I get a BSOD after I install Internet Explorer 11. I also get the same BSOD when I install Visual Studio 2013, update 4. I can get ...
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USB to CAN driver BSOD [on hold]

Lot of my customers are facing the issue with VCI drivers. Tried uploading them but as soon as they launch the application which uses these drivers it gets crashed. Windows 7 64 bit. Already analyzed ...
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Active Directory Force Logoff After 8 Hours

We are a 24/7 company and we have an active directory network of approximately 80 workstations. Our employees do not seem to be logging off when they leave their shift and others are using their ...
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cmd prompt turned from window mode to full screen mode, please provide a solution

I was working on cmd and certainly I made changes in properties from window mode to full screen. Now every when I open a new window or existing one using win+r [cmd] I am only getting a full screen ...
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How do I change the icon for PDFs in Win 7 [duplicate]

My Adobe Elements PDFs files show a blank white page icon. How do I change the icon that shows for PDFs files in Windows 7?
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Run a scheduled task when a user changes the desktop background

I have a logon script deployed via GPO that changes the users desktop background to a company default, while also adding information via BGinfo that is useful for helpdesk calls. However, users ...
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Computer auto-reboot. Running Windows 8.1

I run Windows 8.1 because someone told me it's fast. However, after I changed my os from Windows 7 to 8.1, I cannot shut down the machine with only one hit on the shut down option. It always boots up ...
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How to enable fingerprint logons [on hold]

I have a HP Pavilion Entertainment Edition laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium which I recently re-installed Windows 7 stock edition on, as my HP repair media became corrupted. However, on the stock ...
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How to Solve Blue Screen? of Death? [duplicate]

A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer. The problem seems to be caused by the following file: win32k.sys If this is the first time ...