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how to get the source code that will allow me to connect QVIS dome camera to pc directly via BNC to USB cable?

please,im developing an application by using c# in visual basic 2010 that will be able to record,capture and save the recorded video to the specified path.i'm using a dome camera as the recording ...
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Win7 Plug&Play-Daemon slows down Internet browser

I currently have a strange problem on a windows 7 system at work. Browsing the web with Firefox or Chrome is awefully slow. Even the browsers themself are slow. e.g. highlighting a button with a ...
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Sony Vaio laptop not recovering from hibernate

I have a Sony Vaio Laptop, model VGN C2S. It has an Intel Core 2 processor, 3GB of RAM and Windows 7 Ultimate N. The laptop works perfectly until it is put onto hybernation mode. Upon pressing the ...
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cmd to loop through a directory and remove special characters from file names

I'm looking for a command line script that can loop through all the files in a desired directory and replace any special characters in the file names with spaces. I'm stuck on the replace logic for ...
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How to switching between input languages using non-standard shortcut on Windows?

How can I configure Windows to use keys on the right side of the keyboard to switch input languages? I'd prefer to use right Alt + Shift, or even better, both left and right pairs of Alt + Shift. I ...
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running low on disk space

I am using Windows 7 installed on a 120 Gb SSD. Today I have noticed, that there is only 2GB of free space left on it, so I started to clean things up. I realized that only my user profile takes ...
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Windows 7 allowed bulk rename of folders in search results but wont let me rename them back

So I did a search for a parent folder with several subfolders with subfolders within them. I searched for DRAWINGS and got several hundred results. I tried renaming the results to DRAWINS -(1) ...
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Windows Command Prompt command that changes volume [duplicate]

Running Windows 7 on an Acer Aspire Timeline X laptop. Is there a way to change the volume using the Command Prompt?
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windows: automatically kill a process consuming to much memory

Is there something like Process Tamer but memory based(not CPU) for Windows 7?
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'patch' for windows crashes

I want to use patch (that famous linux program) from the gnuwin32 package under windows 7 to apply some patches to some source code but it crashes if using the correct number on -p argument. With ...
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How to make another pc monitor an external monior without cable?

I have a laptop and a desktop (with monitor). I have used my desktop monitor as an external monitor. Now the HDMI port on my laptop is broken. So my question is basicly how to share keybord, ...
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Get to the source of malicious .exe [duplicate]

There is an ad-ware worm on my windows 7 PC that I am trying to get rid of. McAfee has been largely unsuccessful. I can see the malicious .exe created under the C:\ProgramData\ folder that is causing ...
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UltraVNC screen flickering on multiple monitors

I'm in a company which is using UltraVNC 1.2.0.3 with Windows 7 Professional as a remote desktop tool. When controlling users who have only one monitor, there is no problem with the software. When ...
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Lost WiFi connection after Windows 7 - intel driver Centrino Wireless N1000 Update - How do I restore the driver?

I was updating my computer; hp Pavilion dm4, Windows 7, 64-bit operating system. I got an error stating "Intel driver update for Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless N1000" could not be updated. I tried to ...
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insert image from computer in Gmail, IE 11 Windows 7 FAIL

trying to insert (or drag n drop) an image from my computer (upload) into Gmail on Windows 7 IE 11 returns this: "Selected file (xxx.jpg) is not supported for upload. works perfectly in FF and ...
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Need to make home-computer-based online share safe [on hold]

I have a web application, and I need to let people in other states to play with it online for just a few of days. I need their review and comments. This is a one-time use case. In my home, I use ...
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VMWare Workstation on Windows7, Firewall Issues

I have a Ubuntu image running under VMWare Workstation 11.1 on a Windows 7 pro machine. This VM image is there in part to serve some files over TFTP to a number of hosts on a network. The tftp server ...
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SystemSoundsService Task

I have a piece of software that relies on the calling a windows beep in order to alert that there is an incoming alarm. However there is no sound made. I also noticed that where Windows would usually ...
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I have two virtual Wifi miniport adapters (Win 7). How do I set two ssids?

I seem to have two virtual WiFi Miniport adapters. Therefore it should be possible to set up two hosted networks with different SSIDs Is that possible? Should there be two Miniport adapters or is ...
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Clear find result in notepad++ with keystrokes or plugin

I'm trying to find a keystroke or plugin (that I could assign a hotkey to) to do the following: Focus the "Find Result" window (I know the F7 key does the focusing, but I think it's also a toggle) ...
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.exe Runs Then Closes Too Quick

I've got a vpn install for azure that I'm trying to run. It's an exe. So when I runt it (doublt-click it), I get a quick flash of 2 console windows and then it just closes too fast for me to see ...
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Win7 scan fix dialog not showing

Very strange question, since everyone else seems to want to know how to turn this off. But I'm developing functionality for a kiosk application on Windows 7 using C++, and we had a customer trying it ...
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Win 7, permanent update of “Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool”

I get permanent update offers for “Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool” and installed them with success, but with the next restart I get another offer of the same version again. I have tried to ...
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Move PageFile to another disk

I would like to remove the pagefile from my SSD drive to my 1TB hard drive. The answer below goes a long way to solving the problem. How can I move the page file to another physical disk location? ...
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How to recover my password using finger print in HP client security? [duplicate]

In my HP Laptop, I use both password and fingerprint for login. Unfortunalely i did not use my laptop long while. now I forgot my password. still i can able to access my system using my fingureprint. ...
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Use system reserved partition to create another partition

I have deleted the System Reserved Partition of 100 MB in my pc, a screen shot of the Disk Management shows like this: Then I tried to create a primary partition by merging 101 MB and 11GB ...
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User loads temp profile every login

I have a pc where only 1 domain user keeps getting a temp profile each time that user logs in. I tried logging with a different user on the same pc and the profile loaded just fine. It is a Server ...
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How to run a CMD file that is associated with a text editor [duplicate]

The file extension .cmd somehow got associated with Vim on my Windows 7 machine. When I try to run the cmd file, either by double clicking or running it by typing its name into a command prompt, it ...
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Disable 28-day autodelete of Windows.old

I recently reinstalled Windows, it placed all the old stuff in a Windows.old folder. I heard this deletes itself 28 days after installation. Is there a way to stop this? I already renamed the folder ...
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Some Advice on Installing Linux Mint [on hold]

I am going to Dual-boot my machine with Linux Mint Cinnamon(With multimedia support). My configuration is as follows: Intel Pentiun G630 500 GB Hard Disk 2 GB DDR3 RAM As I am new to installng a ...
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TCLYP is compressed (press ctrl+alt+del to restart)

Can you help me with my problem? Im not really good with computers. I decided to defrag disk C and I actually dont know if I did it right. Then after 10-15 minutes I turn my laptop off. But when I ...
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How important is to have matching speed of RAM? [duplicate]

I have a 4GB DDR3 800Mhz recently I installed another 4GB. It turns out it's DDR3 667MHz. Does it really matter I should own both rams 800MHz? Slot1 shows recent RAM installation. ALSO I don't ...
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Chrome bookmarks

My personal computer crashed irreparably due to hardware issues, and as a consequence, I have lost access to all my chrome bookmarks. One of those bookmarks (the most important one, in fact), ...
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How to crop many images with the same sizes to some coordinates?

There are many images of the same size. Are there ways to crop all of them to the same coordinates? Windows 7.
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I have a Lenovo G570 laptop. Not starting occasionally

The laptop does not load windows at times. And at other times loads perfectly. Is there a solution? It has Windows 7 installed. It is updated till date.
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Windows 7 laptop comes in hibernation from sleep and can't boot after that

I have MSI 2PE Ghost PC on Windows 7. I put PC into sleep, but after few hours it automatically boots quietly and goes to hibernation state. After that it can't boot from this state normally (error ...
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Cannot clone repo on windows fatal: unable to access. The requested URL returned error: 403

I have set up Gerrit repository on non-standard port 10002. I have generated my HTTP password in Gerrit. I can successfully clone this repo over HTTP protocol on Unix machines and on most of ...
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Blurry Chrome's window after waking up from hibernation

This is, how my Chrome's window looked like directly after waking up my computer from hibernation: It lasted about 3-5 seconds and then everything went back to normal. Screen overlay looks exactly ...
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How to install docker on Windows7 and create a Linux machine over docker

How can I install Docker on my windows 7 machine and dock a Linux distro,say Ubuntu 14.04? What are the things to be done before installation process. Do I need to allocate a specific partition for ...
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Flash a full-sized popup image via Windows Taskbar?

There's a document I'd like to keep handy at my desk for reference purposes (a contact list for everyone at my company). I'd like to clear all the paper from my desk and store it digitally, but I'd ...
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Can't View Thumbnails when trying to open JPEG files

In Photoshop, I put in a CD with my images, when I try to select a file, I can't view the thumbnails. Only the Photoshop icon! It showed the actual picture before, and all of a sudden it stopped! ...
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Updating WIM and re-sysprepping

I have successfully created my first windows image, but of course left a few things out. Rather than spend another 2 days creating the image again from scratch to our specifications, I have been ...
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BIOS not ACPI compliant, on windows 7 installation

I was facing a problem of blank screen with cursor after login in my Lenovo G40-30 laptop which was pre-installed with windows 8. So to resolve it I somehow decided to change it from UEFI boot to ...
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Is it a sign of trouble when Windows mis-recognizes the brand/model of my thumbdrive?

I have an assortment of USB thumbdrives, which I use often on a few different Windows 7 machines. Occasionally, when I insert one or the other of them, Windows will completely mis-identify it--I'll ...
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Windows 7 - How to locate a list of files by filename and copy them into a folder

I have a list of 200 filenames. I need to find these files, which are located in different subfolders, by their filename and copy them into one separate folder. I'm using Windows 7. How do I do that? ...
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Win 7 user cannot open some .exe-files

Problem: I tried to start "JDiskReport 1-4" and it did not find javaw.exe so I let it search for the javaw.exe meanwhile I was installing Java 8 RE. It found a javaw.exe and then I pressed "Fix it" ...
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“Blacklist” certain devices so Windows doesn't download new drivers/ change windows driver update registry

Main Question: Is there a way to prevent Windows 7 from searching for drivers for a device with a particular (known) vendor and product ID? Secondary Question: If the answer to the above question is ...
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ShellNew Icon for “.” File Type

I have successfully created a ShellNew command so that I can create a new blank file with no file extension. The reg file looks like this: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.] ...
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Prevent searching for drivers when there is already one installed

Is there a way to, on Windows 7, prevent Windows for checking for updated drivers every time a device is plugged into the same USB port? I know I can set it so that it doesn't check at all, but I'm ...
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OCZ RevoDrive W7 migration issues to Samsung 850 EVO

trying to migrate W7 from OCZ revodrive to samsung ssd via the migration tool samsung provides. The cloning process seems to go through ok, but for some reason, it creates 2 partitions on the samsung ...