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Monitor each action a process try to make

In windows 7 , is there any possibility to monitor a process about its activities in each point of execution? I mean : Find what registry values try to read what files try to access ....etc Thank ...
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Can we set Cisco Jabber to open conversations in separate windows?

Lync provides an option to enable or disable tabbed conversations, but cannot find such option in Jabber. There's an option in Jabber conversations window to "Show this chat in a new window", but I am ...
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Admin Privileges in Windows 7

How do I Regain my Administrator Privileges in OS Windows 7 ? I have tried going through Command Prompt , and cannot open anything in User Account Controls. System has all admin on lock I cannot ...
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How to recover Windows 7's encrytion certificate (EFS) from formatted partitions?

I am a home user of Windows 7 ultimate. I am just a local admin for my computer. A standalone system. I am quite noob about computers. I formatted, Windows 7 installed(size 200gb) partition of 1tb ...
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Windows 7 does not boot with 2nd SATA disk attached

My main OS is Ubuntu on a 256GB SSD with the following partitions (set up by the Ubuntu installer): primary 30GB extended 30GB 30GB 8GB (swap) 156GB I've just added a second 128GB SSD for the ...
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Outlook 2013 VBA rule random failures

My goal is no make Outlook delete all mail from a specified address keeping maximum 3 latest (it really helps with some daily subscriptions like coupons, etc.). I have lots of rules sorting mail into ...
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Image configuration manager for Windows Embedded 7

I am using Image Configuration Manager with Windows Embedded 7. I've built a full IBW image with full distribution share and loaded the share onto a bootable USB. I now want to install a full version ...
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MacBook network stops showing Windows laptop if MacBook cover closed and re-opened

MacBook Pro is OS 10.9.5 with Ethernet connection to local router. Windows laptop is Windows 7 Pro with Eth connection to same local router. MacBook Network initially shows Windows laptop. I close ...
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Are you sure you want to move this shortcut to the recycle bin? [duplicate]

EDIT: A similar question has been asked, but does not address the unique function of drag and drop as distinct from other methods of deleting. I'm running Windows 7. When I drag a program shortcut to ...
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Why is the Windows Explorer not able to find a UUID string in a list of text files?

I have a directory with all my PUtty log files. Now I would like to find the files containing a UUID. I know that the UUID is in one or more files. I tried it with Windows Explorer. I searched with ...
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Keyboard is Auto-correcting my capitalization in Word, Browser, and Windows Explorer.

I have a Microsoft Wireless Comfort Keyboard 1.0A Model 1027 for a Windows 7 system. Somehow it is Auto-correcting my capitalization in Word, my Browser, and Windows Explorer. In Word: Office ...
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Set Global Proxy for all users Windows 7

I am struggling to find the correct way to set the proxy machine wide, rather than per user on a Windows 7 Ultimate machine. Please explain step by step how I can do this. I am not using AD or Group ...
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How does Windows 7 decide which processes get stacked on the taskbar? (Different behavior depending on language of Windows installation…)

I'm developing a product with multiple different program that are launched through a java wrapper from a central launcher application. With the default Windows 7 taskbar options, each program should ...
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Active Directory on Windows Server Standard Group Policy Custom Interface not working

I am trying to create a group policy to lock down specific computers to be used as a kiosk. I have created a user account in active directory to use on the kiosks and set up a group policy in the ...
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google chrome install error 0x80004002 in windows 7 64bit

I had google chrome before, due to some problem i uninstalled and tried to install again and 0x80004002 installation error comes. I have tried most of links from Google search and nothing worked for. ...
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Network connection and proxy settings tracker application for Win7/8 notebook traveller user?

Is somethere some universal connection, proxy, VPN and security settings manager (let call it connection manager) allowing to setup usual network, proxy, vpn and security parameters based on ...
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Browsers (IE, Chrome, new installed Firefox) not displaying most pages

TL;DR Windows 7 x64 all browsers (even fresh installed) don't render almost any page. But network traffic is fine (http 200ok payload correct), no proxy, no malware etc. started occuring after ...
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Setting Excel 2013 default theme

I want to change the default theme for Excel, so that when I open a new blank document, the right fonts and colors are in place. I've come so far as to make a theme and set it as default, but for some ...
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How to set a password for Program (Application) in Windows 8?

I have installed a viber for windows 8 PC. There is no option to sign out from it. The best way is to secure my account is using a password for that app when open it. There are many ways I found to ...
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does switching my paging file in a non system partition will slow my PC?

I have running out of space on Drive c: because of the windows 7 updates and other software. so I decided to switch my paging file from drive c: to drive D: to free some space temporally until I can ...
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ffmpeg cmd migration kubuntu14 to Win7

I have a ffmpeg cmd line that works fine in Kubuntu14 linux that I want to migrate to Win7. ffmpeg -r 8 -threads 0 -f image2 -i './Pictures/AS_p20_RS6wvlt_png/Jupiter_20150327_%2d.png' -codec:v ...
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Automatic captioning error

My table number is correct in the file but whenever I print to save the document in pdf the number changes to 0 . eg. my table numbers are 2.1,2.2, 4.1, 4.2 etc and when I print they all become 0.1, ...
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Task Manager has been disabled

In the past I had an issue where my admin had disabled Task Manager, I can't remeber exactly how I fixed it, but it was a part of windows where you can add which application would not be able to run.. ...
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Wake on LAN prevents sleep mode in Windows 7

The Wake on LAN (WOL) feature of my Intel 82579V Gigabit LAN adapter is working great in case my Windows 7 PC is powered off. But because my network card is able to wake my PC I can’t use the sleep ...
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Skype automatically adjusts my microphone volume Windows 7

A little preface: I know this question has been asked over and over, but the archived answers unfortunately don't solve my problem. Skype automatically increases my volume to ear-deafening levels ...
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Dell windows 7 computer

My Latitude E6500 dell computer sound disappeared, Everything is fine it literally disappeared, there is no reason it is not working I do not understand why. Please help. I did not touch anything?
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Is windows 8 better than windows 7? [on hold]

Both operating systems seems to be good but I doubt that windows 8 is better than windows 7. Is windows 8 as good as Microsoft wants us to believe it is?
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Do I need to upgrade my Intel SATA AHCI controller drivers?

I have an ASUS P8P67M Rev 3.0 and a OCZ Vertex II SATA 2 SSD running Windows 7 x64. I will be upgrading the SSD to a Samsung 850 EVO SATA 3. I've read in several sites that in order to get the ...
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Transfer hard drive from amd processor to intel processor laptop Windows8.1

I am trying to transfer an ssd from a Pavilion with an amd processor to a dell xsp m1710 since it is laying around but on load the screen is black. I thought it was filing related based on the ssd ...
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Is there a virus that can cause a computer to catch on fire or diodes to reverse? [on hold]

This actually happened to me the other day.I was playing a Happy Wheels Demo on the Internet when all of the sudden my screen started to become all glitchy. Then there was a smell of smoke, and I ...
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Checking open ports on a netgear router

I'm having troubles connecting to ftps via Filezilla. They told me it could be router ports. Some say 21 port (exit traffic?) is always open, some say it's closed. How do I check if it's open? If it's ...
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Does multitasking while transferring a huge amount of data corrupts the file?

I was copying a huge folder ~500 GB from a hard disk to a new location in a different hard disk. Will the files be corrupted if I was multitasking while copying took place? I was playing a video game ...
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Can't install local copy of MSI with msiexec, but can over the network with psexec

I'm not sure why this is the case, but I can't install a local copy of a MSI if I remote into the machine in PowerShell with msiexec. I get this error: [computername]: PS C:\temp> msiexec -q -i ...
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Enable multicast between server/client application

I have a VirtualBox VM running openSuse and an application that is meant to multicast data. I also have an application that is on the same machine running on Windows 7 that is meant to receive the ...
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How can I prevent Cisco Anyconnect, client-side, from setting any IPv6 routes?

On the client side, how can I prevent Cisco Anyconnect from setting IPv6 routes. I'm admin on the client-side, so this shouldn't be a limiting factor. Currently upon connection routes get set for ...
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How to use 3 simultaneous displays with Nvidia optimus

Hp Dv7t quad edition windows 7 (primary) Ubuntu 12.04 Forms like this: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3519/t/19476296 indicate that people using laptops with Nvidia Optimus can ...
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we broke up. His google info keeps coming up. How do I remove my ex from my laptop? [on hold]

Does he have access to my laptop? This guy is scary and he set up my laptop for me. How do I remove him from it? I changed my chrome password, i think. SORRY ABOUT THE PERFECT GRAMMAR
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Screensaver on local display, while user use Remote Desktop on windows 7

we have some meeting rooms that run windows7, when the PCs are not in use, we want to show a screensaver that shows images (kind of like an internal info-screen station), and this works fine. when a ...
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Which partition looks least important? I need a spare partition for Ubuntu

I have been wanting to install Ubuntu for a while, but, I've ran into the "too many partitions" problem, but I am not sure which to make into extended ones, and which not to. Sorry for low quality ...
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Why do text editors think this file is UTF-8?

I have two text files, which I'm giving download links to rather than a pastebin to preserve their contents precisely: field1.txt field2.txt Both of these text files consist only of spaces, ...
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How can I backup my data from a partition so that i can restore to windows later?

To start off I do not know much about Ubuntu in general so be gentle. I tried to do a dual boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu, which failed and I can no longer boot to windows because of a disk error. ...
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Cannot connect Wi-Fi because of previous password

My brother changed the password of the Wi-Fi that I had used to connect my laptop. When he left to another city he changed the password of the Wi-Fi. I know the password but I'm unable to connect to ...
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When we start windows, how do windows assign letter to partition?

Some partition is C: usually the C partition. Another disk got another letter. There has to be some file in windows where this thing is specified. Where? Is it in C:\Boot?
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What is the function of c:\BOOT

There is a folder c:\boot on hard disk. It contains files like: BOOTSTAT.DAT and BCD What is that? I got that when I install windows. Basically I am looking for files and directory where windows ...
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I seem to have a huge VOB file which I need to reduce

Windirstat select drives shows in Extns. Vob files are 326 Gb 80.6% 962 files. My hard drive is always nearly full. What to do? Thanks.
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All programs terminating unexpectedly in a Windows 7 environment

Recently I have been facing some issues with my operating system, which is a 32-bit Windows 7. As far as I think these are memory issues. When I boot my system, after some time, a message pops up, ...
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How can I solve this: “The page was not displayed because the request entity is too large.”

Win 7. 64-bit.This also initially happened on my previous XP machine. In both cases, the website loaded with no problem, in the case of XP, for years, in the case of Win 7, for about 4 months. Is is ...
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How do I open a file that locked?

I need to view my ntuser.dat.LOG1 file, but I get the error that it's locked because something else has it open. How can I force Notepad or some other program to open this file. I really need to see ...
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Almost succeeding Moving Windows 7 to an SSD from Hard Disk without reinstalling

I am trying to do so and I am almost able to do so. This is how I did it Install windows on the ssd. Then, if I reboot, the SSD suddenly becomes drive C Run command prompt from windows ...
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Reject voice calls on Windows Fax?

Is there a way to reject voice calls when the line is hooked up to a fax modem on Windows Fax? Since this is a dedicated fax line, I don't want any voice calls to ring.