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How to use local html page as desktop/background

On a windows 7 computer how might one set the desktop to be a webpage. I want to have a local html file that I can edit as needed. Then windows should show that file as the background for the desktop ...
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Service Pack 1Ð? What does Ð stand for?

While looking at some crash reports, I saw that one of the users has "Windows 7 Service Pack 1Ð". I thought that maybe it's a buffer overflow bug, but after googling for "Service Pack 1Ð", I saw that ...
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Win7 set my FAT32 USB key as read-only; can't format it

Today, I backed up some stuff from a Win7 before migrating to Ubuntu. In the middle of copying the files on my FAT32 USB key, Windows set the key as read-only. Now, I need to format the key to put a ...
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Gbridge with Task Scheduler

How to start Gbridge at computer start up using Task Scheduler? Tried creating a basic task with parameters copied from the desktop Gbridge shortcut and the Task Manager shows that Gbridge process is ...
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The best practice to migrate to an SSD and add Ubuntu

First some details. I am running Windows 7 on a laptop. I've cut my C: drive down to ~100gb, and have a 250g SSD which I will replace my internal HDD. I would also like to install Ubuntu on the SSD. ...
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Unity 5 trashed my Unity 4.6 project

What's up with Unity 5? It insists on using the highest version of Android sdk, and then doubled the size of the compiled apk from Unity 4.6. It also messed up all the alignment of buttons and other ...
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How to diagnose crashes?

My laptop recently started to shut down suddenly, in both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. The PC is 8 years old, it is not overheating (it was before, but the fan was cleaned last year) , I suspect the ...
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Wifi won't turn back on after I accidentally turned it off

I accidentally pressed Fn+F12 on my HP dv6 laptop, which turns off my Wifi. When I tried to do the same to turn it back on, it said "Airplane Mode Off" on the screen, but wifi still wouldn't work ...
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My windows 7 64bit sys isonly using half the mem installed, Why?

I have 4 GB memory installed and when I check the performance monitor the computer only uses half. Please advise.
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Windows 7: fix .exe issue but cannot access regedit.exe

I'm running Windows 7 Professional, SP1, 64 bit. I tried to fix what I think is a corrupt regedit.exe file since almost all file associations do not work. Crucially, .exe won't work, and so I want to ...
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parted magic will not load on PC

I cannot get parted magic to load up, I get RAMDISK couldn't find valid ram disk image starting at 0 insert a root floppy and press enter? can you help sort this issue please? failing that i wish ...
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Keep powerpoint running minimized

Using powerpoint 2013 I have a looped powerpoint with animations playing on one of my 2 displays. I want to be able to do something on display 1 (lets say editing a word doc) while the powerpoint is ...
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Windows 7 home premium keeps stopping working

I have recently started using Windows7 home premium on an HP Pavilion DV6. I constantly get messages saying MSWord has stopped working, or similar for using Powerpoint, trying to access documents, ...
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Windows constant freezes, hard restart required

I'm new around this site so I don't know if I'm doing something wrong if so, I'm sorry~ I don't know if you need my specs for this problem, but I'll leave them to you anyways: -Processor: Intel(R) ...
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Product information not valid

Always when I start up my Hp 650 Notebook PC, comes the error message says that. Product information not valid The following product information programmed into the system board is missing or ...
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Error while exporting comments from Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro

I want to export the comments made on my PDF file into word format. I'm using Windows 7 with Acrobat 9 Pro. I also have MS Office 2013 installed and running. When I click on the Comments Menu and ...
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Photon files converted into MS word format. How to reconvert them into orginal format?

Mistakenly i had opened tata photon icon in MS Word format. Now its not opening the files of photon in its original format. Regardless, it has converted all the applications on my desktop into MS word ...
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Windows 7 firewall rules doesn't work for FTP server

I have installed FTP server and set up an FTP site on Windows 7. I'm trying to connect to it via a Linux machine but the connection times out if the Home or work (private) networks firewall is on. ...
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Can I have Windows 7 always allow Eudora to run?

I use Eudora (an older email client program). When I open my shortcut to Eudora, a User Account Control dialog appears asking me if I want to allow the program to make changes to my computer, before ...
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Windows 7 Headphones suddenly stopped?

I dual boot windows 7 professional x64 and Ubuntu. Have not had issues until recently. Windows will not play sound through my headphones,so my immediate thought was that the port broke; however, after ...
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Are there no Windows server 2008 or 2012 nvidia drivers for GTX 900 series cards? Can Win 7/8 drivers work?

We want to buy GTX Titan or 980/970 card for CUDA-based simulation on our Workstation running Windows 2008 R2 64-bit (2012 would also be possible). Unfortunately there are no explicit server drivers ...
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Strange Errors with Headset

My new headset (a logitech h340) is failing to work in an extremely bizarre way. My old one (a logitech h540) broke. I'm assuming faulty wiring, as it connects and disconnects when I move it certain ...
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How to resize system reserved partition? Win 7 fails to boot afterward.

Firstly, quick background. I have Win7 x64 Pro. The reason I wanted to resize my system reserved partition is this: http://www.pagestart.com/win7br0x8100003301.html The Backup & Restore stopped ...
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How to make window started with “START” commandline pause at the end of execution?

I have a .bat file that uses start command to run other scripts. I can make the .bat file wait for being closed by me with pause command at the end. But how can I make this pause to the scripts I ...
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Bloomberg access key dropping on win7 enterprise [on hold]

I'm running deep freeze with a huge thawed spcace,I also use igloo for redirection of registry. In this lab, Bloomgerg will loose the access key every few days. I have tried the following: Redirect ...
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Windows XP won't boot after install, reinstalled HAL.DLL, still won't boot

I'm working with XP pro, but every time I install it, it says that HAL.DLL is missing or corrupt. I've replaced the file and rebuilt BOOT.INI multiple times now. The drive is formatted with a GUID ...
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Installing new Text-To-Speech languages on Windows 7 32bit Home Premium

I've been hoping to install a Spanish Text-To-Speech voice for use with a vb.Net program I'm creating. I've downloaded MSSpeech_TTS_es-ES_Helenafrom ...
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WIN8 EFI GPT hdd does not boot

I have followed instructions here to test GPT and EFI partitions. all scripts from website works fine in winPE but after reboot, computer does not find hard drive bootable. At first I thought i need ...
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Blurred/fuzzy/doubled image

I built a new PC for Christmas. In the three months since then, I've had this problem occur 4-5 times. After letting my computer sit for a while, such that it turns off the display, and coming back, ...
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Latitude E6540 fan constantly blowing [on hold]

Have a Dell E6540 running windows 7 and the fan keeps coming on, blowing air out of the left side of the laptop. It's loud and sometimes when it's blowing the touch pad won't respond. This has just ...
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Websites won't load beside having Connection

Since today I'm not able to load webpages on my pc. This happened after I resumed the suspended Windows. I am connected to my Router via WLan (tried lan, lan via wlan client; no difference) and while ...
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Make Windows 7/8 to use different partitions for system data and user/program data

Is there the way to mount partition as /Users, while first one mounted as root (where /Windows folder lives)? I want to be able to make backup image of system excepting all user/program data (like ...
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Terrible Clarity on Secondary Monitor — Win7, Nvidia

I'm a long time Linux user and have minimal experience with Windows. That being said, I bought a Nvidia GT 730 and Windows 7 Ultimate yesterday to play a new game. This doesn't have anything to do ...
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How to deploy from Eclipse to Tomcat 7

I think my question might be really vague, but let me try here... I was able to deploy HelloWorldServlet successfully using the manual exploded deployment method (compiling the servlet java manually ...
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Applocker Exceptions issue with Photoshop Droplets

I have Applocker configured (GPO) to block .exe files from executing on %OSDRIVE%/* unless they live in %PROGRAMFILES%* and %WINDIR%*. This prevents users from running self-executing applications, ...
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Novatech nSpire laptop randomly shuts down

I was browsing the internet and my Novatech nSpire (not sure the exact model since I am unable to get into it but I think it's N1593) and it shut down, with no warning (didn't cut out, it was a soft ...
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How to open multiple instances of VLC? [duplicate]

I wanted to know how can I open multiple windows of VLC in my windows machine. Im quite a newbie so please help.
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Delaying Dropbox startup on Windows

I am using Startup Delayer from R2 Studios during my Windows 7 startup. However the only app currently which seems that I cannot influence is Dropbox. I had moved the Dropbox from the standard startup ...
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Windows 7 SP1 login screen freeze

When login screen appears, both mouse and keyboard aren't working. I do shutdown via powerbutton, Windows 7 notices that and changes screen to 'Shutting down' spinner. Once rebooted, freezes once ...
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Connection from iPhone to Windows 7 PPTP VPN fails during LCP negotiation

First, some specs! Remote device: iPhone 4S / iOS 7.0.4 VPN server: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 I've been trying for a while with little luck to get a VPN server set up on my home Windows 7 ...
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What ZIP compression method do common OS's natively support?

7-zip gives me 5 options for the compression method to zip files with: Deflate Deflate64 LZMA BZip2 PPMd On my Windows 8 machine, the built-in Windows Explorer utility appears to handle LZMA with ...
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Can't find a video game that meets requirement specs of my laptop :( [on hold]

Alright, I realize this site harbors a fair percentage of highly-skilled computer-savvy individuals, and with that said, I'd like some help from one of you SuperUser geniuses please :) I like a lot ...
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How to quit Avast temporarily?

I know how to shut-down Avast's shields (the options range from disable for 10 minutes to disable permanently). However, just a few minutes ago, the process AvastSvc*32.exe started consistently ...
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running 16-bit code on 64-bit OS, using virtualization

I have a program called Parsonstech Hebrew Tutor, designed for Windows 98. Evidently it was compiled as a 16-bit program, although it is not DOS, and has a GUI (16-bit Windows program). I have been ...
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“invoke-command” using wusa.exe in powershell - won't install the msu

I'm attempting to push a windows hotfix to a number of computers on our network, using PowerShell v3. I've downloaded the appropriate .msu file, I've been able to successfully install it from the ...
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missing remote desktop on win 7 ultimate

Have a computer running Win7 Ultimate. Having issues using remote desktop as in doesn't seem to exist. Doesn't have the shortcut on the start menu, nor can I find mstsc.exe doing a search on the C: ...
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Taskbar aeropeek preview and Alt-Tab auto close on Windows 7 [duplicate]

I wanted to reply to the following thread: taskbar icon preview (and Alt+Tab icon preview) disappears quickly But I am not allowed to. So I am created another here to share my experience. First, the ...
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Bluescreened, worse than getting blueballed [on hold]

Okay, after coming home to BSOD, attempted to restart several times. Computer would boot, start up Windows, then freeze. Ran in safe mode. Froze during safe mode. Checked hardware in BIOS. CPU seemed ...
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How to make nVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS work on AMILO Xi 2528?

Short: What to do when your graphic driver is mesd up. How to CLEAN UNINSTALL IT, and instal new one. Reinstalling an OS should be avoided! Long question that refers to my specific problem: I have ...
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mrimg backup files restore in Windows 7

I have a file of Windows XP backup xpbackup.mrimg. Can I restore this to Windows 7 PC and see the contents of backup without using Windows XP?