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Sharing internet over WiFi in Windows 7

There is: Notebook ASUS N53SM Windows 7 Pro Atheros WiFi Adapter (internal) External 4G modem I'm sharing my 4g connection with my friends over WiFi, but here is a problem: I must set static ...
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How do I lower processor usage to its bare minimum operating?

I am running on Windows 7 and I have the habit of not turning off my computer at all. This is due to me hosting some services on my pc that have external users. The question here is, how do I lower ...
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W A S D keys are swapped with arrow keys?

I have a desktop that I don't use that much, mostly for burning CD's and stuff. I logged on and wanted to search for a program only to realize that the W S A D keys are swapped with the arrow keys, so ...
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Windows 7 workstation drops hardwired network connection, disabling/enabling wifi re-establishes connection

The issue: Randomly, throughout the day, while I am using the workstation, and while it is connected to the network by network cable AND wifi it stops being able to reach the internet. Internal ...
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Enable screensaver in fullscreen mode

i need to allow screensaver or somehow allow to turn off screen during run of fullscreen application. I cant do it on idle computer, because fullscreen means that computer is not idle. So maybe on ...
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Is webinternetsecurity a threat to a network and how to remove completely?

I am in IT and one of our computer was detected to have a trojan virus. It was detected as Artemis!294D8BF17879. It turns out to be an application called WebInternetSecurity that appears to create ...
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How do I make the Linux and Windows versions of a game share save files?

I recently obtained a new computer. I also got a 1 TB hard drive. I want to partition it so I can use both Linux and Windows. This is mainly used for gaming. More games are available for Windows, so I ...
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Windows 7 Keeps Rebooting after RAM Upgrade

My Notebook comes with a 4GB RAM (2x2GB) (Sony Vaio vpcea46fm) I am Upgrading to 8GB (2x4GB) memory, but after i installed the new ships, windows keeps rebooting. If i return the old RAM everything ...
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Firefox with profiles — just use the default

For quite a while, I have used Firefox on my Windows 7 laptop and a single profile. When I open up Outlook or Pidgin or whatever, and I click on a link, that link opens up as a new tab in my Firefox ...
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How can I make Google Drive restart when it crashes on Windows 7?

The Google Drive process frequently crashes on my Windows 7 Home Premium PC, which seems to be a common problem. How can I make the process restart automatically when it fails? It seems to run as an ...
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Use Remote Desktop on Win7 Logs out the current user

I've done my homework and I everyone says that it's not possible to RDP a remote machine on win7 without logging of the current user, but I read somewhere that this happens IF you try to login to the ...
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Remote Desktop Connection abrupt behavior.

When I do "Remote Desktop Connection" to my Windows system , my system gets locked automatically but from now past few days when I logged into my windows system remotely it doesn't get locked and ...
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How can I remove url autocorrect entry in google chrome (windows)

The first time I used Chrome on this computer I mistakenly typed in the URL/Search textbox "C/#" instead of "C#" and now eveytime I write a sentence that starts with "C#" it "auto-corrects" it to the ...
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Downgraded Windows 8 to Windows 7 - Activating with license stored in BIOS? [duplicate]

I'm having a few issues regarding a downgrade I am attempting. I've recently bought a Lenovo M30-70 from our supplier, this laptop came with Windows 8 Pre-installed. I've installed Windows 7 on the ...
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How to connect 100 bluetooth devices to a single pc

I'm thinking of building a system whereby 100 bluetooth devices (barcode readers) are connected to a single windows PC with a bluetooth dongle. I've read a few pages where people say this is possible ...
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Lenovo t420 recovery from Linux [on hold]

Recently windows 7 on my Lenovo t420 lap top have been crushed so I can even to run Lenovo recovery mode because during the loading I obtain error from windows boot manager- that windows could not ...
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Windows 7 Remote Desktop is disconnecting me

I am logging into a Windows 7 Remote Desktop using my credentials and the machine is automatically logging me off after a minute saying "Your session has expired, another user has logged in using the ...
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Is there any way to open cmd in windows 7 if the explorer.exe has been already disabled (which means you cant use the start menu)

Is there any way to open cmd.exe in Windows 7 if explorer.exe has been disabled (which means you can't use the Start Menu)
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Cloud storage/backup/sync options

I have the following four needs and am looking for one or more apps/services that can solve them. I have a lot of photos that need to be backed up. These are rarely ever viewed, but I don't want to ...
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I need help to shut off some processes without breaking my computer

My computer is slow due to background processes running on a Windows 7 OS. Iv'e done this on Windows XP before, but it destroyed the GOM Player and sound system. It also almost broke the Windows XP OS ...
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Cross-OS Intermittent Wireless Issues

I am using a 2 year-old HP Pavilion DV6TQE that is partitioned with both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. For a long while, I have dealt with strange wireless issues in Windows 7 that could only be ...
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Win7/8 Boot flash drive which can reinstall old HDD system image to new SSD

I have a laptop that I simply want to re-image to a NEW SSD as-is, (instead of having to re-install Win7 & all my programs); so I created a system-image of the HDD from within Win7, to an external ...
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Force fullscreen mode for windowed game?

Is there any way to force a game that runs exclusively in windowed mode to run in true fullscreen (not borderless-window fullscreen)? I would like to use NVidia Shadowplay screen capture software with ...
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How to delete the hidden files in windows /

Is it safe to delete all the administrative shares or the hidden files/shares when they appear? For whatever reason they appeared everywhere in the folders suddenly all together.
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PuTTY and curses line display issue

I have a user that's utilizing a piece of software written in Perl and uses curses for it's display logic. The software works perfectly for a lot of other people, it's this one user that has the ...
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Import gif animation into MS powerpoint 2007

I'm trying to insert a .gif animation into powerpoint, specifically this one: attribution: Gonfer at en.wikipedia The official support page seems to apply to the 2003 version only. The other ...
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Can I extract a certificate private key from the windows certificate store in a disk image?

After re-installing Windows 7 I notice that I seem to have failed to export the private key for one of my client certificates (for Internet Explorer use). When viewing the certificate in IE, it ...
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`.~lock.myfile.jpg#` Windows 7 photos corrupted/locked

I'm facing this problem where all photos in this specific folder (over 700) are named .~lock.myfile.jpg# and .~lock.myfile.doc#. Windows can't recognize nor open these files. How can I rescue or ...
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Impossible to access/add local network PC/drives after malware

My PC was infected by a rootkit virus along with some malwares. I fully cleaned it using MalwareBytes AntiMalware, Anti-Rootkit, ADWCleaner and RogueKiller, so I know it's clean. Since the infection ...
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Windows Vista upgraded to windows 7. Hangs up until a selection is made eventhough the only OS that's available is Win 7 [duplicate]

Windows Boot Manager -------------------- identifier {bootmgr} device partition=D: description Windows Boot Manager locale en-US inherit ...
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Windows 7 slower than death. Dell Inspiron 17 R 3521

I have windows 7 on my Dell Inspiron 17R 3521 The laptop came with Windows 8 as the default software and naturally enough (my opinion) I hated it. So I installed windows 7 dual boot with ubuntu 14.04 ...
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What should I install first after clean install of windows 7? [duplicate]

Install first av+antimalware then windows updates and last drivers? What is more secure and correct to do first?
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Need remote desktop control via web browser, can't install any software on remote PC

I need remote desktop from my work PC to my home PC.....Windows 7 at work, Windows XP at home. My work PC has admin rights blocked, so I can't install Chrome Remote Desktop, TeamViewer or any other ...
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filename too long error windows 7 64bit

OK, I need some super help please on 2 things: Trying to rename a folder on my desktop from "New Folder" to VBA I am getting an error stating the the folder or destination name would be to long etc. ...
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Adobe Reader - What is the shortcut to enter the zoom level?

Win 7 64 bit Adobe Reader XI Official shortcut list by Adobe: http://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/keyboard-shortcuts.html By accident (read: I really pushed several buttons just to try things out ...
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Search for wave file in RAM [on hold]

I am trying to search for wave file audio in the RAM by matching sub part of wave file which I have to memory (RAM). I need to understand when mp3 file or any other audio file type run on PC how it is ...
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Why is my Gvim font so ugly and grainy under Windows 7?

I use Gvim on Linux and Windows. On Windows 7 Gvim just looks ugly. Mainly because of the font. The fonts looks very grainy and poorly rendered. I tried a few different fonts. ...
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Why the network share on a windows 7 machine with two names cannot be accessed without user credentials?

I have a windows 7 machine with 3 network cards. The IPs are something like follows. 192.168.2.10 192.168.2.11 192.168.2.12 In the C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts file I have the following ...
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Setting font size to 13 in Notepad++

The font-size select list in Notepad++ doesn't have an option to set the font size to 13. The options are 10-11-12-14, so while it can be set to 11, how can I set it to 13? Please note that using Ctrl ...
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Windows boot mgr is missing

My Hard drive NTFS changed to file system RAW. It can not be opened. So I formatted it. After few seconds the computer restarted. An error occurred that "boot mgr is missing". I reinstalled Windows 7 ...
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Disable right click in windows chrome

I am trying to run chrome in kiosk mode and disable right clicking. I'm using a autohotkey script on startup and my current script is below: #NoTrayIcon RButton::Return Run , C:\Program Files ...
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Restoring Windows boot entry on GRUB

I made a lot of mistakes lately with my systems, and now I have an issue. After installing fedora 20, I tried to resize my windows 7 partition, and generated an error with the actual size of the ...
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I tried to restore my win 7os from a disc image using redo backup but

This is a question referring to win 7 home premium , 64 bit thinkpad t60 laptop which i bought 2nd hand and don't have a serial number. I tried to restore my win 7os from a disc image using redo ...
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What happened to “open containing folder” in search results in Windows 7?

After doing a search in Windows 7, is there a way to open the containing folder that contains the file in the list? Ok, I just saw the open file location option, but it opens in the same window. Is ...
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Is there a way to search just a particular drive in Windows 7?

I've used Windows 7 for a long time at home where I never need to search for anything. But now that work has upgraded from XP to 7, I have no idea how to search one particularity drive.
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Oracle database 11g [on hold]

C:\Users\Administrator> emctl status dbconsole; EM Configuration issue. H:\app\Administrator\product\11.2.0\dbhome_1/ManjuTakhar-PC_orcl not found. C:\Users\Administrator> emctl start dbconsole; EM ...
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Upgrading Windows XP to Windows 7 without formatting? [on hold]

Is it Possible? What sort of programs would have to be re-Installed? I guess this is sort of a vague question, so even more general considerations and tips would be beneficial.
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Windows 7 Laptop Sound: Mixer has green bar but no sound from speakers of headphone jack [duplicate]

Have a Sony Vaio laptop. Sound bar on sound mixer is green but no sound from speakers or headphones. Wondering what should I check?
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Is there a practical way to save the position of ALL the windows in the Desktop? [duplicate]

I have a stupid problem with my Windows 7 SP1 that has been widely reported and, as long as I know, not yet solved: the windows in my Desktop are automatically rearranged sometimes in a strange ...
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Can I restart a torrent in Vuze?

When downloading a torrent with Vuze, files might get corrupted (transfer errors, disk issues, etc.) Is there any way to quickly restart a torrent download from scratch in Vuze, without having to ...