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CentOS 7 installation issue due to unsupported virtualization by my CPU

I need to Install CentOS 7 on my computer for preparation of my RHCSA/RHCE 7 exams. I have a laptop that has a 64 bit CPU (with 64 bit Windows 7 installed on it), but the CPU does not support ...
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Why can't I boot off a USB device on my new PC without getting an error message?

I have just built a PC and am trying to reinstall windows 7 ultimate after it installed in a corrupted state. Basically I was having a problem that was shown in this thread but I was unable to access ...
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I accidentally update my bluetooth driver, now it won't work

Okay, because some reason I update my bluetooth driver with the suggestion of driverIdentifier, and I choose Bluetooth_Atheros_8.0.1.322_W81x64_A, at the end of installation it says bluetooth suite is ...
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Multiple desktop shortcuts script [on hold]

How do I create a script that will create a separate shortcut on the desktop for different programs/files? I have altered the provided example script but it fails.
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How to stop windows explorer from taking up 70 percent of CPU?

So when I start up my computer, (windows 7), I always run task manager to kill any buggy programs if they occur. About a week ago, when I did so, I noticed that Explorer.exe was taking up 70 percent ...
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Cancel AVG through task manager gives “Access Denied”

When I start up my computer (windows 7), AVG starts up. Usually this isnt a bad thing, but recently it's been taking up close to 40 percent of the listed CPU according to task manager. When I ...
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Upgrading from Windows CE 6.0 to Windows 7?

I was wondering if it was possible to use a USB drive (as in, boot from USB) to upgrade from Windows CE 6.0 up to Windows 7. I have searched online for a solution, but to no avail. I currently have a ...
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Windows installer fails to update itself with error 0x80073701 ERROR_SXS_ASSEMBLY_MISSING and will not load any other updates

Another symptom is that it claims that there has been no last update installation ever. It quotes a null in a non-existing source code file on somebody's d: drive: 2014-12-27 00:12:17, Error ...
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Psition partition on hard drive

Is there any way using CMD or under windows 7 to position a partition (c:\ in my case] from the middle to the first sector on my HDD without losing the DATA it contains. Here is the the case in my ...
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How to get clearest fonts possible in Windows 7? [on hold]

I am trying to get extremely precise and clear (sharp), on-screen fonts in Windows 7. How can I do that?
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autohotkey: toggle between speakers and headphones [duplicate]

I'd like to set up an autohotkey script to bind Win+SHIFT+F12 to toggle between my speakers and headphones, so that I don't have to unplug the headphones when I want to use the speakers. I haven't ...
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Can I send file from Android 4 to Windows 7 using Wifi direct?

I'm trying to send a file to my computer. My computer is broken and running in safe-mode which opts out usage of bluetooth or USB cable. Further more, the file is somewhat generated and I can't locate ...
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How much performance do I lose by running Windows 7 on a bare-metal hypervisor (Xen) nowadays? [on hold]

I'm afraid the only information I've found close to an answer is years old. Reasons for running a hypervisor: I want to be able to access the same file structure from multiple OSs, mostly Linux ...
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Windows 7 Explorer: How to change the columns displayed for file attributes?

Please see shots below. In some cases, explorer only shows the columns related to media files (title, album), when I just want the standard file listing (so I can sort on file date...) How to ...
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Windows 7: service pack already installed… or not

I have Windows 7 Ultimate, with SP1 installed... or so I think. What I mean is that, when I go to "Start / Computer" and right-click and choose "Properties", what I get is "Windows 7 Ultimate. (C) ...
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Win7 pro-64 system wont boot, gets BSOD STOP: 0x0000007b

2 partitions: 100Mb partition is active, large partition is not, problem started after installing Acronis8 have tried startup repair and chkdsk is OK have bootable sys repair disk but do not have ...
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Changing System Registration Information in Installers in Windows 7

After installing Windows 7 onto my laptop, I first created an administrator account "Backup" (as a safeguard in case something went bizzare with my user account). After that I created my administrator ...
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Boot FAIL with reinstall

Some months ago I was trying to install Ubuntu, but there were some problems with GRUB. It would not appear while loading. 2 weeks ago I installed Windows 10. After 3 days I did not like it, and ...
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BSOD after awakening

- System - Provider [ Name] Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power [ Guid] {331C3B3A-2005-44C2-AC5E-77220C37D6B4} EventID 41 Version 2 Level 1 Task 63 ...
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Laptop super slow after few minutes [on hold]

My samsung laptop (win 7) goes so slow after a few minutes (also happens right after start up) that a mouse click can take from 5 to 10 minutes. So basically it is frozen beyond recovery. Seems to ...
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Graphics card crashing, both before start up and after, recovers sometimes, happening at random

I have a rather unique problem, and despite Googling it, I can't find anyone else that has had the same one, or any solution. My graphics cards have begun to have all sorts of problems, I have 2 AMD ...
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Log on Window issue windows 7 wireless user after joining new domain

In our College Domain changed new due to centralized process. for the security update wireless security changed WPA2/Enterprise wireless connection mode, now the machines connected through wireless ...
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Laptop Gray Screen

I was working on my laptop, when suddenly the entire OS froze and I had to force-shut down the computer (I didn't for long, I don't know if it would have blue screened). When I turned the computer on, ...
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How to dual boot Windows 7 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7?

I first installed Windows 7. Then I installed RHEL 7 and GRUB is not showing. I cannot boot in Windows 7. I've searched all over the net but the tutorial I've seen is only in RHEL 6. How can I ...
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Unable to delete a large extended partition

I am trying to delete the extended partition 0 because it occupies a lot of space in my disk. I deleted all swap partition and tired again to delete it but it always shows the same error message: ...
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All USB Ports Stopped Working

This is a desktop question using Win7x64 OS. I was doing a gfx (AMD) driver update after using the AMD Catalyst Install Manager to uninstall when asked to restart doing so all the usb ports stopped ...
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How to force any program to run with no admin privileges in Windows 7? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to force any program on Windows 7 to run with no admin privileges. If the program actually needs admin privileges, it may throw errors or crash. This is acceptable. What I'm ...
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Reverse USB Boot Options

For work purposes, I had to change my Windows 7 boot options to boot from a USB drive. It has been a while since I've used it. How do I change it back?
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Windows 7 system files are not found

My brand new Lenovo laptop is a complete mess because of my two years old sister :( I don't know what she did exactly , I left here for half an hour and when I came back I found that all applications ...
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Selectively disabling UAC for specific programs on Windows 7(tried other threads but no luck) [duplicate]

I have a program which keeps on prompting when starting the windows. I have searched lots threads even the thread on Selectively disabling UAC for specific programs on Windows 7 I tried everything in ...
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Windows 7 professional Dell Precision m4500 drivers

My computer as you can tell from the title above is missing 4 drivers after a clean install of windows 7 professional on a dell precision m4500 laptop now if i could connect to the internet on the ...
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Changing system partition to another hard drive

I recently bought a new 1TB hard drive (labelled D:) and cloned it with my 160GB main system hard drive (labelled C:). Now I want to replace my old 160GB hard drive (C:) with my new 1TB hard drive ...
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Save command output to file

I want to run this command on my Windows 7: python Test.py and save its results to text file. Is there any way to do that? I tried this approach: python Test.py > results.txt,results.txt is ...
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How can I sync multiple folders to the cloud?

Is it possible to share different folders to a custom location with windows? Many of us use Dropbox, Google Drive and many more to share files. But there is no option to add "multi folder" syncing. ...
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mshta.exe Application error : Unable to install Windows 7 on Virtual box

I am installing Windows 7 on Virtual Box using recovery DVDs made by using Sony Vaio Laptop. It started successfully but at the time of rescue it shows mshta.exe - Application Error. How can I get ...
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Install Windows 7 after Ubuntu: Cannot install because of GPT partition

I'm trying to install Windows 7 on a NTFS partition after installing Ubuntu 14.04. But it says that I'm using a GPT partition. The solution I found was to erase everything, then install Windows 7 then ...
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Local-link IP - 169.254 - for wireless network adapter - how to fix?

Definitely not the first person to ask this, but I'm wondering how to troubleshoot this... At the moment my wireless adapter on my Windows 7 PC is having issues connecting. My wireless adapter says ...
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Internet connection becomes very slow after a while

Since past few days my internet connection isn't working properly. It becomes very slow after 2-3 minutes. I have to restart the modem after every 2 minutes to use it. nothing seems wrong with my ...
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Writing Windows Installer from a Mac to a USB for PC usage

I have to reinstall an ultrabook which came with a Windows Installation disk but no reader. The only machine which has a CD/DVD reader in the house is a 2007 iMac. I think BootCamp makes a ...
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The file is open by another user

Help me to hunt down a question. Then I am trying to open or save a spreadsheet in excel it always shows me a downloading status bar without any progress. After few minutes the file opens or not. ...
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Unite windows to show them by Alt-Tab

I use several related windows for work, tilted at foreground as an entire complex workspace. Then I press Alt-Tab to switch to the browser, my workspace windows got lost: one appears while others are ...
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Installed OS details

I have two versions of windows 7 installed in two partitions C:\ and D:. The files of the system in partition C:\ were corrupt. And I forgot which version of windows was installed there and I need ...
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My write protected usb drive [on hold]

My usb became write protected when I took it out from the port while I was copying a large file.I gave it to a computer solution for it's repairing. They said that virus is causing problem in it's ...
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Simultaneously playing on multiple audio devices

I am on Windows 7 and I have a monitor with audio capabilities connected via HDMI on the graphics card, a couple of speakers connected to the rear panel as well as a Bluetooth Headset. I use a ...
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Scrolling too fast through photos

When I'm searching through photos the computer scrolls so fast I can't see them. I can get it to go slower by constantly tapping the touch pad and then it suddenly scrolls super fast again. How do I ...
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INTEL UNDI PXE MESSAGE AT BOOT TIME- LENOVO LAPTOP

I have Lenovo G580 laptop. I have installed two operating systems, namely, Windows 7 and Fedora 20. When my laptop boots it shows a message as "Intel UNDI PXE-2.0 (build 083) and blah blah...". I ...
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Can not install Qgis on Windows 7 32 Bit

I can not install QGIS-OSGeo4W-2.6.1-1 on my Windows 7 Professional 32 bit. It gives me the error: can not complete installation: error extracting gdal15.dll.
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In Win 7. Start Menu > All Programs , all program folders are showing empty. how do I get them back [on hold]

When I click on Start all Programs I can see all the program folders. but when I click any of these folders it shows empty. how can I get them back. When I browse ...
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Crashing after sleep/hibernate/suspend on multiple OS

Custom-built desktop, running windows 7 64-bit SP1, Intel i7-2700k CPU, 8 GB RAM Since I first started using this machine it sometimes crashes to a bluescreen and has always had trouble booting up. ...
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DNS options windows 7 aren't saved?

I'm trying to use a free DNS (such as Google's: 8.8.8.8 / 8.8.4.4) by typing this in thoses options: But when I click on "validate settings upon exit" and "ok", the network diagnostic tool from ...