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Force hidding a file or folder by deactivate all show and hide checkboxs in window 7 & 8

I'm trying to hiding one file or folder by deactivate all show and hide checkboxs in Windows 7 & 8 I know about changing the value of checkedvalue data to 0 in the following registry address to ...
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Disabling the loading bar in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

Is it anyway to disable/hide the loading bar in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI? The screenshot below shows what I mean by loading bar: I use Adobe Acrobat Pro XI with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
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Switched external monitor from VGA to HDMI->DVI and now displays aren't sleeping

A friend gave me a Dell 1901FP display the other day, and since I don't have a DVI port I used VGA for a few days until a HDMI->DVI adapter cable arrived from Amazon. Now that I've switched the ...
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Why my new partition disappears?

I use windows 7 Pro. I shrink from Drive C for creating a new partition using Disk Management. After entering the amount of space and pressing Shrink button, the amount decreases from Partition C but ...
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make copy/delete dialog [look faster] update the [file]'Name:' field for every file being touched

back in the days of Windows XP I used to think my PC was soooooo fast because when I would copy/delete files I could see how fast the harddrive was touching the files. In Windows 7 they replaced the ...
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VirtualBox error after deleting snapshot

I have a windows 7 Professional 64bit guest machine running on a ubuntu 14.04LTS, I've seen an old snapshot I didn't wanted anymore so I decided to delete it. After more than 30 minutes deleting, ...
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Configure Windows 7 to bridge from LAN to VPN

My Notebook is connected to the Internet through WLAN using a proprietry VPN connection to my company. There is no other way to use this WLAN, only via VPN. I've got a bunch of mobile devices (for ...
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Virtualbox to reach network devices with the same IP of the host

I have 1 host machine with Windows 2012 Server. This server has 1 IP address. This IP is the only one that can reach the network devices (routers and switches). I must run a software that collects ...
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Opera crashes when I open “Settings”

I'm using the latest version of Opera ( 26.0.1656.24 in german) on a Win7 32-bit system. It runs fine, except when I open the Settings Tabs, then it crashes after 1-2 seconds without any error ...
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Windows boot manager directly boots Windows 7 even though ubuntu is installed

I have a laptop with both win7 and ubuntu 14.4 installed. I had installed ubuntu via wubi and it was working fine for quite a few months. The windows boot manager showed both Windows 7 and Ubuntu. ...
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Can I transfer security certificates for VPN to my PC? -or- Where do I find VPN passwords?

I'm trying to use Defender VPN for my PC. It works on my iPhone. I'm using some kind of security certificates. But the Windows installation of VPN via the "connect to a workplace" wizard in the ...
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Where can I find VPN addresses? [on hold]

I'm trying to find a high-speed VPN, free, for use in China. It's a nightmare how many sites don't serve China, and even the paid VPN servers are very slow (like 2-24 kbps). I've found some ...
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What's the security used in my school network

In my school we have to use the school computers to our homework. I like to work on my machine because I have all well configured (Vim, Firefox and I use Ubuntu instead of Windows ...etc). I use my ...
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How do I find out what files a process is writing to?

I would like to watch a process on my system, to see what files it writes to. Is there a way of doing that? I am on a Windows 7 machine.
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Bypass Bootcamp USB Driver Issue with Hog4 PC

First, I know that the software Hog4 PC and the DMX Super Widget are not supported with Bootcamp on a Mac and so, the exact driver issues are not relevant. The widget plugs into the Mactop via a USB ...
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HP Compaq 600 registration key to install drivers

i need registration key to install drivers wanna use to fix some problems i have 17 outdated or missing drivers on my HP/Compaq 600 Notebook series
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Laptop Memory suddenly peaking

We have a Toshiba Laptop that has suddenly begun to run at maximum memory capacity. Specs (Going off the top of my head) OS: Windows 7 Professional RAM: 4 GB 32 bit OS We have done nothing out of ...
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Is cloning a partially allocated 2 TB drive (src) to a 1TB drive (dst) possible?

I am thinking of trying to clone some clean installs of Windows OSes (dual-boot) from a (src) 2TB drive (1863 GB) to a (dst) 1TB drive (931.5 GB). The 2 OS partitions on (src) would only be 200 GB ...
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HP EliteBook 8530W - Lid opening event not firing

I have an oldy but goody HP EliteBook 8530w which I've recently upgraded a bit (more RAM, new CPU, SSD, secondary hard drive). My previous laptop, a HP 8530P, on Windows 7 had the wake-up-on-lid-open ...
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How do I migrate a single drive (no RAID) running under RAID controller, to AHCI mode without losing the GPT partition on it?

I'm pretty new to GPT and miss my MBR. I have a 3TB drive I use for data at Win7 mount point D: I had left my mobo in RAID mode after finishing with RAID tinkering a couple years ago because RAID ...
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Putting PC into Sleep causes all games to run poorly

After putting my PC to sleep and waking it back up, Games that normally run very smooth, Run very poorly, choppy, and almost unplayable. I'm currently running on an ASUS Nvidia GTX 770. Current ...
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Installing Windows 7 onto Laptop in UEFI

I want to install Windows 7 64-Bit onto my laptop's SSD, in UEFI. I have written a Windows 7 ISO onto a USB memory stick, using Rufus. This seems to have worked without errors. But when I try to boot ...
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Installing Moto X 2nd Gen Debug Driver

I have a Windows 7 x64 Ultimate computer and I want to connect my Moto X 2nd Gen (XT1097) in debug mode so I can develop some apps. The problem is, Windows can't find the drivers for my Moto X. I ...
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Terminal Server (RDP) - Idle goes back to 0 after 15 minutes

We have a problem with some TS sessions which are normally set to end after 30 minutes of inactivity. But for a strange reason every 15 minutes the timer goes back to 0 for some sessions and we can't ...
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Move command takes to long to be processed Windows?

In Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium when I issue a move command from a partition of the HDD to the last partition of the same HDD it takes too long to process. Before the actual procedure commences the ...
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File names with illegal characters on NTFS drive

I have an external drive which is using NTFS. I think what has happened is the file was saved under Linux so has the illegal (to Windows) character ":" in the filename. This file can't be read by ...
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How do I make sure my computer doesn't reset without asking me first? [duplicate]

I am perfectly happy with my computer letting me know when there are updates that need to be installed and resetting is necessary. I want it to continue doing that. I do not, however, want it to do ...
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How to install Turbo C++ Explorer 2006 on Windows 7?

What I would like to do I would like to use my free compiler suite, Turbo C++ Explorer 2006 (I'll call here by "Turbo"), because I still have about 91 years of license to use it :) The issue Below ...
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Microsoft word 2007 numbering the sites

I have to number my pages in Word 2007, problem is, that the number 1 has to start on actual site 9. I have also 2 laying sites, so thats why I used the section brake already, and now I cant use the ...
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how to create a installer which extracts files then create a shortcut to a file extracted with “run as Administrator” [duplicate]

For now I am using winrar SFX function to create a installer for my program, it works great! It allows my users to extract the files wherever they want plus it allows me to create a shortcut to ...
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Horizontally invert desktop icons [duplicate]

Windows auto-arranges desktop icons to the top left. I was wondering if there was any way to arrange them to the top right instead, like OSX.
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Find Windows 7 driver for Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express

We have a desktop computer here which has Ubuntu installed. We want to install Windows 7 on an identical computer, but now have no network connection. Windows doesn't recognize the network card. On ...
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Windows 7, quick lauch on task bar placed left

I have to move to Windows 7 from XP. I'm used to launch applications from quick launch in task bar. So, to be able to have several icons in quick launch, I placed task bar at left in XP. That's how ...
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Install win 7 along with a previous linux installation

Trying to install windows 7 on the last partition of my hdd (WD 500 gb lpvx advance format drive). The disk already has 6 previous partitions which have Debian Lenny, Wheezy, and Ubuntu studio 12 ...
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How to manage this unallocated space?

That's how my whole drive looks like and the options that I can do with the Unallocated space. I have unallocated that space from the C:/ drive. I want to make it Free and add it to the Free space on ...
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Lost all desktop settings

I'm using windows 7. I logged in one morning and found my desktop background was black, and I had lost all my desktop icons & settings. I then found that I could not open any application - it ...
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captivate 7 does not run the exe on windows xp

We are using adobe captivate 7 installed (trail version ) in a windows 7 with SP1 computer . when we publish it and run exe in the windows XP (home ) under administrator we get following error even ...
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Windows 7 - Can I “Make text and other items larger or smaller” different on separate displays? The selection applies to all 3 of my monitors

I use three monitors. One is my laptop, and the other two are large Dell monitors. In the "Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display\Screen Resolution" screen, I can change the ...
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Cannot open android emulator in eclipse

When I try to run my application in eclipse as a android application, it shows the error," No space on the device". What am I supposed to do?
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printing documents is slow on 64 bit windows machine when compared with 32 bit windows machine

I have developed a Windows Service using C# which prints the documents from my C# windows application. The service prints the documents fast when my printer is connected to windows 32 bit ...
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How to start a program and close it right after it's launched with BAT/CMD file?

There are two program A and B. What I want to do is: 1,Launch program A; 2,Close program A; 3,Launch program B; 4,Close program B; How can I write the bat file? My previous work; A.exe TSKILL A ...
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Why does Firefox say it's already running when there's only one profile in use, no-remote switch not used?

I know that if you start your default Firefox profile with the no-remote switch, you won't be able to click on links in other apps without getting the "Firefox is already running" message. However, I ...
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Audio Input and Output problems

There's a problem with my audio that I searched all over Google but never found an answer. So what happens is that when I plug earphones in, the sound would come out from the speaker instead. In order ...
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Windows 7 Gadgets - safety? [on hold]

I know that Microsoft has discontinued Gadgets. However it seems that it is really the sidebar that can have a dangerous gadget installed in it. So, my question is: I use the following gadgets as ...
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Setting up a home shared RAID storage on a desktop Win7 computer

I have a desktop computer running Windows 7 Ultimate. We are several at home to use that computer, mainly to watch movies, listen music, store (hundreds of thousands) pictures of family events through ...
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Graphic Drivers issue with Dell Inspiron 15R n5010 Window 7 32bit

I am facing distortion issue with my laptop Dell inspiron 15r n5010 Window 7 32 bit I can see only two resolutions on my laptop 800*600 and 1024*768. Could you please help me which display driver i ...
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How can I automatically rotate the content on a public display? [on hold]

I work for an airport. They put up a shuttle bus Monitor. It's a screen connected to a computer that shows a website that shows where our shuttle buses are. I would like to make the computer switch ...
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Windows Color Picker only accepts 2 digits

In the Windows Colour Picker dialogue, I have discovered that I am only able to manually enter two digits in the RGB boxes. This seems to be a bug in Windows, and has been around for awhile. I found ...
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Modify the tags in windows explorer details pane for folders (Windows 7)

I want to add property tags to the details pane for Windows explorer for the folder type. I have successfully done this for file types but cannot achieve this for a folder itself. To do this for files ...
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why after Frequent unexpected power cuts, my computer takes long time to turn on? [on hold]

My UPS is not working. So after frequent unexpected powercuts, I Can't shutdown my computer properly. at first it took 5 minutes to turn on, later 10 min, now it is almost 45min to turn on my ...