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What might cause a 16 bit application to not run on windows 7 32 bit enterprise

I'm up against a very perplexing problem. I have around 8 or so windows 7 PC's that were imaged via MDT 2012 with Windows 7 SP1 32 bit with a collective of software loaded on them all of which work ...
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Configure Putty to send Telnet data without pressing Enter?

Is there a way to configure Putty in telnet mode to send data from the keyboard immediately, without having to press enter? For example, when using Windows telnet, if i connect to my server and press ...
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Download installer for old version of Git

I need to install Git on an isolated computer which is not connected to the internet. This computer is extremely controlled, with all installations requiring approval and admin privileges (not me). ...
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See what application hijacked right ctrl shortcut key

As a developper, my life depends on ctrl-c, ctrl-v .. and most importantly, ctrl-z! My left ctrl key is no longer recognized. I tried setting english language at top, but I suspect an application ...
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Installing multiple Windows 7 on one PC [duplicate]

I have a license Windows 7 Home Premium and need to install two copies of it to ONE PC. The question is, will it in any way violate Microsoft license agreement? UPD: Question still unsolved. Question ...
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Is there a way to stop Windows update from downloading Windows 10 after downgrading to Windows 7 from Windows 10? [duplicate]

My wife was having a lot of issues with Windows 10, so she downgraded back to Windows 7. Now, Windows update in Windows 7 insists on downloading Windows 10’s installer. Is there any way to stop this ...
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the installation was interrupted before at&t global network

I cannot install AT&T Global Network on my laptop (Windows 7 and Kaspersky is the anti-virus installed). I keep getting this message "the installation was interrupted before at&t global ...
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How to remove temporary installation files safely while the Disk Cleanup tool does not work?

The problem and its question in steps: I am trying to remove the (Temporary installation files) that is mentioned in this link: ...
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Chrome runs extremely slowly when plugins are enabled, thick black bar under recent history

Hopefully someone can help, I've uninstalled and reinstalled chrome, run the cleanup tool and cleared the cache, all the usual suspects. A few weeks ago chrome started hanging, I disabled all of ...
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Windows Office 2010 Uninstall taking very long to complete?

I work in an office of about 150 computers that me and another guy manage, I'm helping him out for about a month and the current task at hand for me is installing Office 365 on most computers. We ...
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XPERF View - Unknown process at svhost.exe flushing Disk

I have followed instructions to detect performance problems in Windows 7 by using Windows Performance Toolkit (xbootmgr and xperfview as shown here). The reason is because I still do not understand ...
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Completed downloads remain as unfinished and prevent further downloads on Chrome

Completed downloads on Google Chrome 44 freeze once they are complete and prevent any further downloads from happening. I'm using Windows 7, and this problem occurs occasionally, seemingly at random. ...
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Win 7 x64 Notifications missing

OK - I know how to get the notifications (volume, network) back using regedit. My question is how do I prevent from having to do this every time I boot up the laptop. It's getting to be a real pain. I ...
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Cannot uninstall www-searching.com

I have tried all the method mentioned on the 'net on how ot remove this nasty piece of malware. I have done a full scan with ADW Cleaner and Malware Bytes. I also have Avast installed but it doesn't ...
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How to edit logon screen icons of Windows 7? [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the Windows 7 logon screen icons and layout bitmaps (of the buttons, etc)? Powerful example of I want to edit: Also, is it possible to remove the frame border over the ...
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Which program to use to enable SMB for PsExec?

I want to use a netsh command to enable SMB for the use with PSExec. So far I have (all in one line, but formatted for readbility here) netsh AdvFirewall firewall add rule name=PsExec dir=in ...
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Risk of installing more than one version of windows on my computer?

I wanted to shrink my C: partition, make a new partition in the unallocated space and install windows 10 on it. Since people are used to having C: as the main drive letter, some programs could be hard ...
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Updates to Windows 7 on PC

I have been unable to run windows updates since leaving my company. I believe this was previously done through the VPN. Is there a way to redirect to the Internet directly from home? The PC is it it's ...
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Why are there three copies of Notepad in Windows 7 64bit?

I am using Windows 7 64bit version. I found notepad.exe in the following three paths: C:\Windows\notepad.exe C:\Windows\System32\notepad.exe C:\Windows\SysWOW64\notepad.exe I know ...
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A *lot* of base system devices missing drivers, along with a few others

A few months back, my Windows files got corrupted, and I had to wipe my C: drive (all of my data besides my OS is on another drive) and re-download Windows. However, since re-downloading it I've had ...
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Sound through both headphones and HDMI monitor speakers?

Is there a way to get sound to come out both my monitor’s speakers and my headphones at the same time? OS: Windows 7 Home Premium Monitor: ASUS VE247H (Connected via HDMI) Headphones: Plugged ...
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Windows 7 - What is “Date Created” file property referring to?

I usually find it more appropriate to use "Date Created" rather than "Date Modified" for sorting files chronologically for searching/browsing in big shared drives within my organization. Recently I've ...
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USB keyboard not working on a Dell laptop running Windows 7

I plugged in my Dell keyboard (I don't use the laptop’s) and it won't work any suggestions? There is one USB on the right and two on the left... Maybe I am doing something wrong? I use a mouse as well ...
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setting a program to run as admin in a standard account

I am managing a few computers and there is a program on them that must be run as an admin to work. There are multiple standard users and one admin user (me) on the computers. Is there a way to set ...
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My cursor is not working properly

I am facing a serious problem with my Dell Inspiron laptop. My Laptop cursor does not seem smooth when the problem occurs and clicking buttons from touch pad does not respond. At the same time the ...
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Is there a way to programatically copy and paste to an RDP?

I am looking to write a quick script to send one file (that I change often) from my workstation (windows7 OS) to a remote server (windows server 2012) via the RDP client. Ideally, I am looking to ...
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Windows 10 - Force hardware compatibility check

I am still struggling with the Windows 10 hardware compatibility check. I had a GeForce 7900 which was incompatible, so I bought a new card which is supported. But the "Get Windows 10 app" still ...
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Sound card doesn't work with Intel server motherboard

I am trying to add sound to a custom built workstation with an Intel S2600CW motherboard. This mainboard does not have any built-in sound (for security reasons?), so I added a SoundBlaster Audigy Rx ...
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Windows 7 64bit ISO can't install in virtual box: Pops up “select driver to install”. Why?

Aall three above points are matched with my machine....the problem is that after I boot win7 32bit and 64bit(dual) ISO from virtual box (followed all the required steps to make a virtual disk in ...
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“425 Can't open data connection” only from some clients

I have several Windows 7 computers on the same network using the same router. On one of them I installed FileZilla server. Using Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc. I am able to connect and upload to the ...
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How to configure Windows 7 in live mode (readonly C:) like Linux

I usually create headless box with a raw Debian and AUFS file system to set the CF card in read-only mode. All is load in RAM and not change append on CF card. So i can safely shutdown the box by ...
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Grub Rescue Madness after deleting Elementary OS partition

I had elementary OS and Windows 7 installed. In Windows 7 i deleted the elementary OS Partition. After rebooting i got this: error: file not found. grub rescue> So I searched the internet and ...
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Shortcut key to open Current Wireless Network STATUS dialog window on Windows 10

I want to get to this Wireless Connection Status Window with only a keyboard shortcut as I need this often. Perhaps Windows already built this in but I don't know about it OR perhaps we can build a ...
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Cannot reduce size of recent items folder in Windows 7

The folder ..\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent Items has grown to over 100GB and is causing major delays when I log in through the network. I have tried clear the recent items folder in ...
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Determine if service center can access my files by bypassing admin privileges

I had to send my laptop at the repair centre for some issues it was having. It is known before-hand that it will need to be dis-assembled. I have an administrator account and a guest account. I asked ...
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Downloaded installer won't run in Windows 7

This is a common problem I've had on multiple computers in the past. Currently it is happening often on one computer at work. I'll download an installer for a program from the web (typically using ...
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is there a way to turn windows 7 pc into a wifi hotspot with no software?

i want to share my internet connection or a special wireless network between devices so this is my goal with no extra software. i've been searching for so long but i still have not founded what i'm ...
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“Your upgrade to Windows 10 is ready” How to cancel it?

I agreed to download Windows 10 and now it is downloaded and ready. I want to be able to control when it installs, possibly weeks from now. I'm currently on Windows 7. I have been prompted with an ...
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Debugging my Android phone through ADB gets me: < was unexpected at this time

I want to send commands to my Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G through Android Debug Bridge, but every time I write a command such as: adb -s<3729749> <reboot-bootloader> I get a response: < ...
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Lenovo Couldnt complete updates undoing changes don't turn off your computer

Cannot move from this screen just hanging. Can turn off on the power button although when turned back in again it's the same message. How do I restart my computer and reset?
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How to disable the “Meet the Dropbox badge” dialog?

Lately, a dropbox dialogbox that says "Meet the Dropbox badge" pops up randomly when I move my mouse towards the right side of the screen. The dialog box looks like this: It's kind of disturbing, ...
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Multiple Monitor Set up

I'm running a machine with 6 monitors but for some reason I can't get the settings to hold. I'm running them in a stacked 3 wide but when I put the ones that are on top the revert back after I hit ...
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What happens to files in the Recycle Bin when I delete my account?

There were two accounts on my Windows 7 computer, UserA and UserB. I had files in the Recycle Bin of UserB, then I deleted that account while logged in as UserA. What happened to the files in UserB's ...
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My SSD drives have a very slow write speed (800MB read / 5MB write!)

I've done a lot of digging to try and figure out why I am experiencing slow write speeds to my SSD drives. They’re model number is: PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB 2.5" 240GB SATA III Internal Solid State ...
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Object pushed to back upon export to PFD in Adobe Illustrator

I inserted a vector graphic in my Adobe Illustrator document: Then I exported the Adobe Illustrator document to PDF, and opened the exported PDF in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI, where I saw that the vector ...
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Why is Bluetooth Bluetooth PAN (Personal Area Network) functioning slowly on one machine but fine on another?

I am using Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit and the bluetooth dongle which I use to connect to the Internet via Bluetooth PAN (Personal Area Network) is only functioning at 12% of what it should be according ...
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USB thumb drive appears in Manager, but not in Windows

I have a cheapo 32 GB thumb drive I'm trying to use to move some data between machines. When I plug it in I can see it add the drivers, but that's it, it doesn't mount. Opening Device Manager, I can ...
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Password for Windows in language which is not available

My Password to enter Windows is in Greek, but in the logon Screen the Greek language is not supported. The same thing happened with another person in the (Forum), but the answers cannot help me... ...
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Install Windows on separate drive WITHOUT dual boot

I have 2 physical drives drive 1 and drive 2. My drive 1 already has a Windows 8 installed, and I want to insall a Windows 7 on my drive 2 I first tried to boot from a USB stick and tried to install ...
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Windows 7 display is blurry/distorted after each reboot until the resolution is toggled

Dell Optiplex 3020 / Windows 7 64-bit / Intel HD 4400 Graphics / Dell 2405FPW Monitor Running at native 1920x1200 60Hz resolution using a VGA cable After starting up the display is blurry and the ...