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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 Blower constantly blowing

Have a Dell E6540 running windows 7 and the blower 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 ...
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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

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?
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Browser that restores session without refreshing tabs

Currently I use Chrome as my browser. During my normal web browsing, I generally have a bunch of different windows, with a lot of tabs open. I generally don't close a tab, if I think I might want to ...
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Win7, 64bit. SSD 100GB of unknown used space [duplicate]

I running Windows7, 64bit. I have a Crucial 240GB that has over 100GB of unknown used space. I have done disk cleanup which gained 2 GB. I have looked at hidden system files which add up to 7 GB. ...
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How to make a folder password protected in windows

Could anyone please mention about how to make a folder password protected and hide the folder
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Can I “simulate” a virtual network PC

I have to test a program on my PC that retrieve a path from a DB and then work on files on this path. The problem is that this path refers to \\STORAGE-AREA\etc and in my network there isn't any ...
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Web Pages Won't Load While Downloading Games to PS3 or PS4

For some reason, my PC will not download webpages if I am downloading something to my PlayStation 3 or PlayStation 4. The pages will either fail to load, or pictures will not load and it is very ...
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Is it possible to NTLM-authenticate telnet on Windows specifying credential?

Connecting via telnet to a windows server, it is recommended to use NTLM authentication so as to not send a password in plaintext over the network. The windows telnet client supports this type of ...
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Unable to remove write protection from my SD card in windows 7

My SD card is showing: The disk is write protected So I open Diskpart through the command line in Windows 7 and follow these steps: To check my disk name I type: list disk Now I select ...
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MS Outlook 2013 not working in normal mode but works ok in safe mode

Been working on a laptop for 2 weeks now with this problem and desperately need help. Regarding this issue, I have search the net for solutions. In case some of you may wonder what solutions I was ...
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Compress software installers into one executable

How am I going to compress (I don't know what's the right term for this) different software installer into one? When I click the executable file, all the installer I have is there, then I can proceed ...
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Force 4K in Windows 7 (wrong max resolution reported by the TV)

I have a computer I want to use as a media center running Windows 7 on an AMD Radeon HD 6870. I have a 55" 4K TV (and 4K works, a small Android TV box runs in 4K on it). The problem is that it's a ...
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Booting Debian from USB stick fails although Secure Boot is disabled

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon (3rd gen.; 2015) with Windows 8. I used Unetbootin to create a bootable USB stick with Debian Testing (the USB stick is FAT32 formatted). When I plug in the USB ...
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cant write ID3 tags in windows 7

Most my MP3 files convert fine, however, I have some files that I converted from FLAC to MP3 that no longer allow me access to the ID3 Tags. Not in Windows/Properties/Details or SeratoDJ software, ...
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How to change “system” drive to another

I'm in deep trouble here (4 a.m. local time should give u some idea). My HDD has a primary partition and an extended partition with 3 logical drives in it. My problem is related to C and D drives ...
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Is there a way to set a paging file on a folder-mounted volume in Windows 7?

I have a physical volume mounted to an NTFS folder in Windows 7 that I would like the system to use for paging. Is this possible and, if so, how do I enable it? Thanks in advance.
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How to password-protect an external hard drive or an external USB drive [on hold]

I've got: 1 external 120GB USB hard drive (TrekStor DataStation pocket capa) 2 16GB external USB drives (EMTEC) 2 32GB or 64BG external USB devices (SanDisk, one is USN 2.0 and the other USB 3.0, I ...
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Windows XP installation disk for XP Mode under Windows 7?

I am running XP mode under Windows 7, for testing / troubleshooting software. I am trying to install a third party driver(unidrv printer), and I get stuck at Setup failed to locate required files. ...
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W7 usb port not working after W10 dual boot

So i got a pc with 3 HDD. Ive got Windows 7 running perfectly on one of them. Some day ago i installed Windows 10 Technical Preview on my second HDD. Windows 10 also work perfectly but when i boot my ...
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How to configure my Brother MFC 9125cn printer to output on the front tray instead of the back tray?

I am using OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 and Brother Control Center 2.12.3. I have no problems using the printer. My wife is using Win 7 professional with Control Center 3. Any idea where I can configure ...
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Prevent “Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center” from installing

Normally I use my laptop at the docking station. There I have an older optical mouse that is unfortunately no longer in production. When I use my laptop in the living room I attach another mouse ...
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Can't “open with” certain programs in Windows 7 [duplicate]

For example: Right-click .pdf file Click "Open with..." "Choose default program" (Reader is currently highlighted) Click Browse button Navigate to C:\Program Files\Inkscape\inkscape.exe, press Open ...
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How to bulk rename file in numeric order in windows7 [on hold]

I did research on google found that there is way to rename file like this: img(1).jpg img(2),jpg ... But what I want to do is exactly this: 001.jpg 002.jpg ... I can't achieve later result with ...
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CD/DVD Drive Inaccessible

My CD drive will spin but will not read the disc. I've tried 3 different discs and 2 different drives. When I go to My Computer to select the drive, I get an error that says "Location not available. ...
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Laptop reboots unexpectedly and repeatedly

My laptop shuts down unexpectedly and restarts. This usually happens three times before the laptop is okay to use. I have run a virus scan, run a check disk and set the power to passive with no ...
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Windows 7 Getting Stuck at “Starting Windows” Screen

After doing much research and spending countless hours working on my laptop, I finally decided to post a specific question about my problems. There are a lot of specifics and a lot of things I have ...
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Failed to open VirtualBox with hosts Windows 8.1 and guest Ubuntu 14 (64bit)

I'm using Virtual Box v4.3.26.r98988 with an Ubuntu 14 guest. Up until yesterday, everything worked fine, but when I try and start it now all I get is an error message: The virtual machine Ubuntu14 ...
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Install Windows 7 64bit over network

I am trying to get our computers and network setup to where i can re-install (or fresh install) windows over our network. All our computers get set up the same way with the same software. I would like ...
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Resize open file dialog Internet Explorer

I'm a little bit stuck here. I'm trying to get the common dialog that appears when you open/save a file in Internet Explorer fullscreen and be persistent. If i open the dialog, resize it, close it and ...
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Most files and all folders have read only permissions [duplicate]

I recently installed windows 7 64 bit on a SSD and now, it appears that all of my folders and most of my files are read only. I have tried to remove the read only aspect of them, or take ownership of ...