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How to start a program when another one is started

I want a program to start each time another one is starting. Here's an example: Each time I start Google Chrome, I would like iTunes to start at the same time. Also, I want it to start when I click ...
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Internet is slow on one PC after System Restore

I recently restored a laptop, a custom SONY VPCF1390X, using the built-in recovery partition. Everything went about as well as I expected, but I noticed that download speeds were much lower than what ...
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Deleting Thumb Cache in Windows 7 folder

Is it safe to delete C:\Users\me\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\ThumbCacheToDelete? And if so how do I do it? It keeps telling me that it's used by other program in Explorer but not which ...
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Wireless Refuses to turn on

I have a Toshiba Satellite Windows 7 (64) without its Factory Hard Drive. Had to replace it with a new one so all the Toshiba Drivers used for the FN Keys are gone so the one key that turns it on no ...
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Linux to clone Windows 7 disk with HP recovery partitions to larger drive

I am trying to clone a smaller windows 7 disk to a newer faster SSD Hybrid with more space while retaining the HP Recovery partitions (I'm assuming they offer value). Unfortunately it seems the bulk ...
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Installation order: Drivers before updates or the other way around? [on hold]

I have a question concerning the order of operations done after a clean install. Basically my question is this: Which of the following things should I install first: drivers (FYI I will be installing ...
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Bluescreen and can't update [on hold]

The computer of my friend is getting crazy. He has windows 7 and, sometimes, suddenly his computer restarts after a bluescreen appeared on the screen, like this: ...
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What's this number under “power capabilities” in “power data” for a device?

I would like to understand what the number 00000009 means in the picture. I mean, I understand that the things under it can say all kind of thins about power capabilities, and I've even been able to ...
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How To Make My WD My Passport External Hard Drive “Public”?

I have a WD My Passport External Hard Drive. I'm not sure what I did, but I just played around with the 'security' thing on the properties. My problem is this: I can not open this hard drive on ...
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EEEPC UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME

I have a problem with an Asus EEEPC When I try to start the PC it shows the BSOD screen with the error UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME. I have tried to start Windows 7 from USB but after the screen 'Windows ...
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Multiple, Unreplicatable, Different BSODs

Over the past few days I've been having a series of BSODs with different codes, source drivers, and no real pattern in me being able to replicate them. Picture below. The only common "driver" in ...
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A folder misbehaving on windows 7

I have a single folder that is exhibiting some strange behavior in the explorer my directory looks something like this Documents/Parent/StrangeFolder/ChildFolders When I try to open any of the ...
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Is it possible to know why installation of Windows 8 was unsuccessful?

Currently my system runs on Windows 7. Recently I tried to install(upgrade to 8 from 7) Windows 8 twice and failed. The installation worked fine for almost the end. The installation procedure ...
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How to remap a single specific Key to a Windows Shorcut?

My keyboard does not have a "Sleep" Key to put my PC to sleep, so I created a Windows Shorcut to put my PC to sleep. Now I want to map a single specific Key to that Shortcut, but all Windows ...
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Windows doesn't have driver for Generic USB Keyboard

For some reason, the Generic USB Keyboard driver was removed, literally, over night, from Windows. Can someone that has Windows 7 and uses a USB Keyboard without any fancy drivers (i.e. uses Generic ...

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