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Load my startups without loging in on system start

Many of my startup programs do not load until I log on to my account, when the computer starts. If I set up auto login, the system is ready - and anyone who switches the comp on gets access to my ...
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iperf returning “bind failed: cannot assign requested address” in Windows XP and 7

I am trying to set up iperf on an old HP server running Windows XP Professional to test multicast, but whenever I issue the command iperf -s -u -B <ip address>, it returns: bind failed: ...
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What do these commands do exactly?

So, I was having some trouble with my svchost taking up some of my memory. After poking around I discovered it was my SuperFetch. My svchost is about 259k, after disabling Superfecthj it dropped to ...
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How to identify drive device from log?

I have a messages about drive errors in log, like this: Bad Block On Device \Device\Harddisk0\DR0 I have 2 harrdrives in the system. How to know, which one causes these errors? I see nowhere the ...
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EVR/VMR9 video motion artifacts

I have an issue that has been bugging me for months and despite several hours-long web searches I've come up with nothing, partly because I can't even find the right search terms. I'll try to explain ...
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Windows 7 Pendrive not opening

When I double click my Pendrive, it takes me to short cut. When I double click on it, a popup comes: There was a problem starting 4#TF.ini The specific module could not be found. The pen drive does ...
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Batch text replace

I have a text file full of links like this . Links are from different sites so they don't follow same structure http://somesite1.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/cats.jpg ...
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Will deleting hiberfil.sys in windows 7 will cause it to ignore hibernation and boot normally?

I've had an unsuccessful hibernation with windows 7 on my laptop (i.e the laptop ran out of battery before the hibernation finshed) and now whenever I boot from windows I got the BIOS starting again; ...
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Logitech T650 touch click and right click do not work

I have a Logitech T650 wireless touch pad. I am using Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit. I charged the device, attached the USB receiver and let the drivers install. Moving the cursor works, and some ...
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contradictory messages after having created a system image on windows 7

I have created a "system image" of my C: hard drive on an external hard drive. At the end of the system image creation I got a successful message in the popup where the blue progress bar was. But on ...
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USB host controllers broken on every reboot

Something happened (including Windows Updates?) and now every time I reboot, most of my USB host controllers/root hubs are not working: The broken ones say: This device cannot start. (Code 10) ...
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Can testdisk copy a lost ntfs partition when recover doesn't work?

A quick format was done on a disk with two ntfs partitions and so now it is just one partition. I can see the second partition with testdisk but when i do a recovery, the first partition gets damaged ...
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32 vs. 64-bit ODBC Administor Utilities

According to this web site: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942976 •The 32-bit version of the Odbcad32.exe file is located in the %systemdrive%\Windows\SysWoW64 folder. •The 64-bit version of the ...
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Windows 7 PC unable to connect to wireless router via USB

I have Windows 7, and I am trying to connect my PC to a wireless network. It doesn't have an internal card, so I use a Belkin USB stick. Occasionally, my connection will just drop. It won't try to ...
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Is downgrading to Window XP a great idea? [on hold]

I bought my Samsung netbook (NT-NC110) operated by Window 7 starter about 3 yrs ago, waiting for my laptop to be fixed. When I used it for a while, I didn't noticed that it has a matter. Just 2 weeks ...
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Delete a Dynamic Partition

I want to delete my dynamic partition to install windows 7. I have 5 dynamic partitions currently on my hard disk. I don't want a single chunk of HD to be created. I just want one of the dynamic ...
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64 bit win 7, 2.3 GHz Processor, 3 GB ram, 300 Gig Hard drive. CPU is running at 100 percent with no visible apps running in Win Task Manager.

I am using 64 bit win 7, 2.3 GHz Processor, 3 GB ram, with a 300 Gig Hard drive. CPU is running at 100 percent with no visible apps running in Win Task Manager. This is a second hand computer and I ...
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When running a program as a Windows 7 service, where does the HOMEPATH variable map to?

I have a program that's being run as a Windows 7 service. In the program, the HOMEPATH environment variable is being used to set the location of a file. Normally, when the program is simply ran at a ...
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Data transfer from USB system to RS232 system

I need to transfer the data from system with USB to system with RS232. Not allowed to add RS232 system in the network. What steps I can follow and do I need special device /cable apart from USB to ...
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Projector 1080p image is a different size depending on the source

I have a Benq W1070 projector. I was using it with my Ubuntu PC, and now I'm using it with my Windows PC, connected via an HDMI cable. Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit has a Gigabyte ATI HD4850 graphics card and ...
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Firefox bypass cache for some entry (or all) in home page

I have 4 URL in my Firefox home page setup (my PC uses Windows7): www.pippo.com|www.pluto.com|www.orion.com|www.paperino.com It is possible to force Firefox to bypass its cache at startup only for ...
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“Unable to Display Current Owner” & Access Denied when trying to take ownership

I'm facing a problem where I (logged in as the Administrator) am unable to view file attributes. Please see the screenshot below. I'm not interested in taking ownership (even if I wanted to I'd to ...
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Recommendations for running Linux together with Windows 7 on Toshiba Satellite

I have never installed linux before, but I would like to run it on my Toshiba Satellite C660-1UJ (64x, 4GB RAM, Intel Core i3 CPU - 2.10 GHz) next to the current Windows 7 Home Premium OS. I read some ...
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Getting rid of Group Policy

I am running Windows 7 on a Dell Laptop. I am the only user/administrator. On almost all programs I try to download or run, I am getting an error of "blocked by group policy. Contact system ...
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Understanding Bluescreen minidump from Windows 7

My Windows 7 computer has been suffering from bluescreens that happen soon after booting. I used Windbg to analyse dumb file of event but I am not sure if I understand what it is telling me. These ...
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Dual monitor on WIndows 7 using only DVI

I have been trying to search for a solution for this, but have not yet been able to find any. My graphics card (nVidia GTX650) is having 2 DVI ports, and I am trying to use them both for my dual ...
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Why is my 3200x1800 laptop delivering a blurry image to my 1080p external monitor? (HDMI, Win 7)

I have a new Dell M3800 Laptop, screen resolution 3200x1800, and an external 1080p Samsung monitor. No matter what I do, the external monitor is slightly blurry. Laptop: Dell M3800 (the 3rd ...
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Switching between OSs from icon

I have Windows 7 and 8 installed on two partitions on an SSD, with 7 as the default. I sometimes have to switch to windows 8 to do some work. What I would like is to create a commandline script or ...
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Burned Windows 7 DVD won't boot

An interstate colleague copied the contents of a Windows 7 install disc onto the network, and I copied the network files to my desktop. I burned the files onto a blank DVD, as they appear on the ...
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Trying to copy a 2tb hard drive to another based on current data transfer it will take 7 days to complete what am I doing wrong [on hold]

Trying to copy a 2tb hard drive to another, the transfer rate is very slow calculating time required it will take 561 hours to complete what is wrong
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Connect to a Specific Wi-Fi access point

I have a old D-link DWA-160 Xtreme. Whenever I try to install the software to control the wifi adapter, it just won't work in windows 8. I tried every possible tricks and I suspect it's just the ...
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modify overlay on video previews in the Explorer sidebar

I want to get rid of the stupid overlays that video files are shown with in the Explorer sidebar in Windows (7, but other versions as well). I mean thanks, but 1995 rang and they want their UI design ...
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Extendend desktop using HDMI to DVIx2 splitter

My laptop has one HDMI output + 1 VGA. But my monitors x2 are VGA/DVI. I bought a HDMI to DVIx2 splitter to connect both my monitors. However the inbuilt (laptop) display is used as screen one and ...
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iPod Touch 5G won't recognize in qemu Windows 7 VM

I have an iPod Touch 5G, and a Windows 7 VM. I am trying to pass through the iPod Touch to the VM so Windows can recognize it, but I am getting the following error in the qemu monitor. (qemu) ...
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Virtual Disc Manager-The parameter is incorrect

I reinstalled windows operating system from Dell and downloaded all the drivers. I did not do anything with the partitions and the OS became the D drive. I need it to be the C drive and I have tried ...
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Using 'Print Management' to remotely administer Windows 7 Pro machines

On my work network, we have the Domain Controller running Debian Wheezy, not Windows Server. I have about 250 Windows 7 Pro machines I manage. I know if I were to be using a Windows Server OS that I ...
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How to format hard drive lenovo z360

So I want to format my hard disk and then reinstall windows 7. I'm using a lenovo Z360 Laptop with windows 7 sp1 installed on it. I know that there's a small protected partition that holds windows 7 ...
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Is it possible to see when and how a file was deleted?

An application I'm working has unexpectedly deleted some data files from a folder. Is it possible in windows 7 to pull up some kind of log for that folder, to see when the files were deleted, and ...
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Windows in windows 7 extremely slow after reboot

This issue happened with me today as I rebooted my machine. It was running fast and smoothly before and, after I rebooted, the window animations (opening/closing) were extremely slow. This slowing in ...
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Video card installion

If someone could help me solve this issue I would appreciate it. I have a SONY VGN AR-870 laptop with an NVIDIA 8600m GT video card. When I bought it several years ago it came with Windows Vista ...
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Alt-codes for German Characters Stopped Working

I am having the same problem Banflescrum posted about in August. Pressing the ALT + four-key combination on number pad no longer produces the German character with diacritical marks like before. I ...
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How to install .Net framework version 6 to 8 [on hold]

I have already installed version 1 to 4.5.2 Net framework on my laptop but now I need version 6 to 8 to be install. Please can someone give me links to install all the vesrion that I need on Windows ...
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Constant CPU usage without cause

For a few days now, my computer uses a constant 30-35% CPU time, even if I don't use any program, and the mouse pointer shows a spinning circle next to the arrow. I checked the Task Manager and ...
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Delete end part of a filename

How can I rename a list of files using powershell when the filename format is the following? CCP-01333.3.03 301DA839E9F736B1042568140001C7C6.htm I just want to delete everything after the space ...
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What is constantly using my audio device?

My PC Asus Windows 7 laptop doesn't go to sleep automatically. Here's what is causing it, I guess: powercfg -requests DISPLAY: None. SYSTEM: [DRIVER] Realtek High Definition Audio ...
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Accidentally ran attrib -r +s C:\

Being an idiot, instead of running attrib -r +s C:\<dir> I hit enter after typing attrib -r +s C:\ and now all folders in the C: drive have a system flag - even hidden folders are showing up ...
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Shrinking Windows 7 partition with \$Secure::$ATTRIBUTE_LIST unmovable file

After reading several questions and answers, disabling virtual memory, windows search and system restore, deleting the System Volume information folder, I am still not able to shrink my Windows ...
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RAM patch for Windows 7 32bit

I have to use Windows 7 32 bit in a computer, which I need to use a software which just works with this operating system unfortunately. I have 8GB RAM installed I applied the patch developed by ...
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Opening files in Netbeans - “Error: Could not create the Java virtual machine. A fatal exception has occurred. Program will exit.”

I'm trying to open PHP files from Windows explorer (Win7 x64), which are set to open in Netbeans 8.0 by default. Getting a Windows error alert from Java Virtual Machine Launcher: Error: Could not ...
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How to speed up the “Agent Ransack” main functionality

This question is related with similar problem, in other search type app. (http://superuser.com/questions/830525/how-to-speed-up-the-search-everything-main-functionality) The "Agent Ransack" is a very ...