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What happens when the HDD doesn't spin up while system is running

Sometimes while Windows 7 is running my HDD stays quiet for about half a minute. During this time the desktop animations keep on reacting to the mouse but all programs that I try to get focused go ...
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Computer Constantly Being Hammered

My computer in days of late keeps being hammered (I can tell because a) it freezes and b) the green light is solid) and I have no idea what the cause is! Here are my computer specs: OS: Windows 7 ...
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Is it possible to script Windows GPO configuration tasks?

I have a login script on my domain that is configured through Group Policy Management (Start -> Administrative Tools -> Group Policy Management), as per this screenshot, logged on to a Windows 7 ...
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Should I buy a 'Red' or 'NAS' Hard Drive if my desktop computer is on all the time?

I leave my computer on all the time. Over the last 10 years I've lost an average of about one hard drive per year. I have Seagate and Western Digital warranty exchange addresses memorized :-) Right ...
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How to open a new browser window on a different screen?

I am using Window 8 with 2 screens main screen for Window is the right one. On the left screen I have Google Chrome browser window open. When use short-cut CRTL + N a new window is open on the left ...
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Hangouts on Windows 7 doesn't sign in

I've installed Google+ Hangouts on my Windows 7. When I run it, window with "Sign in" button appears. Pressing on this button leads to nothing: no errors appear, no actions, no changes. How I can fix ...
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Custom text keybindings for Windows 7

Need a software which act like binder. E.g. when pressing NumLock it should write a custom message on screen. I tried with this keybinder but it seems not working.
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Hangouts alternative client for Windows 7

On my Windows 7 standard Google+ Hangouts client doesn't work. It shows windows with "Sign in" button. When I click on it nothing happens and no errors appear. Are any other hangouts alternative ...
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Make backups every N minute via Windows backup tool

Trying to make a backup of a certain folder with high frequency but the minimal option is day. Is this possible? I tried also cmd tool wbadmin but partial backups are not supported in it.
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Issue with microsoft websites browsing

From quite a few days i am unable to access microsoft communities websites and MSDN documentations etc.Is anyone suffering the same? Example. I am unable to see the proper formatted page like ...
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Internet intermittent after blue screen

I am using windows 7, and have had great internet connection. While I was in the middle of running a game, I bumped my USB speaker system, which caused a blue screen error. After I restarted my ...
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Troubleshooting Text Not Displaying Properly - Java Applets / Pop-Ups

I'm having trouble troubleshooting a display issue I'm seeing in some pop-up windows, and it seems to be Java related. I'm on the latest JRE (no new updates available from java update), have tried ...
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Run a ppsx slideshow before explorer.exe loaded when PC startup using login script

My company would like to broadcast some message to all user. They would like to show a message on the screen when user's windows startup. We prepare a ppsx slideshow file for the broadcast. I am ...
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Who has the rights to shutdown a Windows machine remotely?

The question is about the shutdown command with /m \\MACHINE switch, which can be used to shut down (reboot, sleep etc.) a Windows machine remotely. In my case I'm dealing with a local home network ...
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Using two network connection types on Windows 7

My home network has a single router/fibre adaptor that provides internet to the house. Several devices are hardwired (3) to it and many more (3-10) connect via WiFi. My PC upstairs uses a powerline ...
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Boot Camp: Partition error when installing Windows 7

So I've been trying to install Windows 7 on my Mac (Solid State Drive) with Boot Camp 5.1. Everything goes smoothly until I need to select a partition to install Windows on. The Windows 7 installer ...
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Mouse issue with Synergy and dual monitor on Linux client

I have 2 laptops, one Windows 7 machine and one Ubuntu 12.04. Both computers have secondary monitors above each computer. The Windows machine is the Synergy server. I can move my mouse to both ...
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All windows minimized every 12.3 seconds then a mouse click emitted

Yep, it's pretty specific, I know.. I have a user that has this issue: While using his laptop (ThinkPad T420) and having any number of windows opened, something will close them every 12.3 seconds ...
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Having BSOD problems, Win 7 Memory Disgnostic hangs at 21% every time

I have been having blue screen problems ever since I built my (first) diy PC this past Christmas. Various people on various sites have suggested it's a RAM problem so I tried running the built in Win ...
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HP LaserJet showing up as CD drive

So I am hooking up an HP LaserJet P1102w to a local computer via USB. I have not installed driver/software yet, but interestingly, the printer shows up as a cd\dvd drive. Granted, a DL of the ...
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Install existing win98 hdd in win7 computer

I want to take the hard drive from my win98 and install it into a win7 computer (remove the existing hard drive in the win7). I use win98 to run dos programs that I created years ago and I want to ...
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Fresh Win7 installed with SSD. All known drivers updated - high hard pagefaults

I previously had a thread with nasty pagefaults where the main culprit was my HDD was actually failing. I received a new SSD this week and reinstalled Windows 7, since then things have been insanely ...
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Windows 7 Hard Drive Related Black Screen

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and a few days ago I started noticing the hard drive making the distinctive tick associated with some sort of fault. I ran dskchk (with both options enabled) but it took ...
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Windows 7 user cannot connect to mapped drives over VPN

I have a user that when connected to domain using the windows 7 VPN client, cannot access any of her mapped network drives. I know it is not a DNS issue because I can ping the servers the drives are ...
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Cannot get audio input of Soundblaster HD working

I have a Creative Soundblaster HD which has a RCA output and a RCA/Phono input. I have connected my smartphone with the audio input of the USB soundcard and the RCA output of it is connected with my ...
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Standard user in Win7 can't reconnect to network drive after logging off

I have a user on Win7 Enterprise with a mapped network drive. It uses credentials for a user account on a different machine. At fresh start up, I can log into Windows, open the network drive, and ...
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Running Python scripts in Chrome on Windows 7

I would like to run Python scripts (.py files) in Windows 7 Enterprise WITHOUT downloading anything, since I am at a school library. After some research, I found some Chrome apps that CAN run Python, ...
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Problems with RDP over OpenVPN Only to Win 7+ computers

I am having problems RDPing from a Win 7 client to a Win 7 box on the other side of an OpenVPN server. Connecting from my Win 7 client to an XP box works wonderfully. The destination machines do not ...
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BSOD verification of a known dll failed 0xc0000428

I get this BSOD today. I has tried all basic solutions like F8, repair computer, last known comfiguration, bootrec /fixboot, etc. without any solutions. I have CBS.log which have some errors, but I ...
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On what domain my computer is working?

I am using my institute's LAN and I wanted to use Remote Desktop Connection app to connect to a friend's laptop on the same network. I have his IP address but do not have Domain Name and actually I ...
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No login options for google drive on windows 7 [migrated]

When i start google drive on my laptop running windows 7, there is no login options. Just shown not signed in. I have installed all latest updates in the update channel. And it doesn't work. How can i ...
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Run Service When The File / Folder Is Modified

I want to know if there is a possibility to trigger a service when a folder or file changed. I found sc triggerinfo but I don't know if I can use it for that.
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Command to read User Tab in task manager of remote computer

I need to find who remotely connected to the computer. I am using the following command to see who is using the computer. tasklist /v /fo list /fi "imagename eq explorer.exe" /s " machineName ...
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Removing write-protection from sd cards in windows 7

Windows 7 is labelling all my sd cards and micro sd cards as write protected when they are not. I can, of course, read the card but not format or write to it. How do I solve the problem ?
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Do application installers set folder permissions? Or is it up to Windows?

Before anyone asks, yes I'm still running Photoshop CS2, it does the job ;-) I installed Photoshop CS2 as Administrator. I then copied some plug-ins into Photoshop's plug-ins folder. I did not get ...
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Scanner is only detected and not the printer

OK. I have a new Epson L210 printer, a multi-function printer. But whenever I connect it to my Windows 7 64-bit computer, the only detected function of the printer is the scanner. There is no ...
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How to bring administrator account in welcome screen in windows 7 Home Basic?

Actually when i logging in into my administrator account it created temporary profile. So i searched through net and made some changes using regedit.Please refer ...
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How can I save some bitlocked drive that used to open automatically if I can unenscrypt the c: drive

My computer no longer works.. I mean the windows do not restart and go to blue screen. I did a bunch of chkdsk and things are improving. The windows can restart and then go to a blank black screen ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 [on hold]

I've had the same problem. However, I resized Windows, and the remaining space is indeed ext4. It still doesn't work. What else could it be?
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How can I stop BSOD? Windows 7 x64 with Anti-Virus BSOD on VMWare 11.1

I have been trying to solve this mystery for a few months. Not sure if anyone has had a similar issue but I can always count on a random BSOD at any moment. This always results from any Anti-virus ...
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Fixing windows that cannot start

My windows cannot start. I want to fix that by just "upgrading". That way I can keep all my program or settings. the thing is to upgrade windows I need to start windows. So it's catch 2-2 Is there a ...
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Windows update is stuck at 0% when downloading [duplicate]

Windows update has 183 updates to download, but even after leaving it for an hour, it says: downloading 183 updates (0 KB total, 0% complete) (I would post an image, but stack exchange says I ...
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A newly opened tab in Chrome will sometimes close at random

I've got a very curious problem in Google Chrome that's been giving me trouble for the past month or so, and I don't seem to be able to find a solution anywhere. Upon opening a new tab, there's a ...
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Create a bootable UEFI USB

How do I create a bootable USB with Windows 7 SP1 64bit using OS X? I need to setup a fresh new ASUS laptop, the only thing I have is – Macbook Pro. What I have: Fresh new ASUS laptop with ...
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File move issues within share - Windows 7 client, Ubuntu 14 Server

We've got a setup where files are shared from an Ubuntu 14.04 server to Win 7 clients. We're struggling with an issue moving files around sometimes. It goes something like this: Create new ...
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Why are the SHA256 hashes used by AppLocker different to other generators?

The SHA256 hashes displayed/exported by AppLocker are different to the hashes generated by other tools. Can anyone explain why? Example: Putty.exe 0.62. Random online tool: ...
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Unable to print from Internet Explorer 10

I've recently upgraded a bunch of Windows 7 32bit PCs from IE8 to IE10 using this installer IE10-Windows6.1-x86-en-us.exe. On every PC that I have upgraded IE, the print function has stopped working. ...
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How to enable/disable different ethernet cards for different Windows users?

I need help setting up different ethernet cards for different Windows users. Situation: LAN: a wired network and an extra wireless interface/subnet (for public access) a computer running Windows 7 ...
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How to find out computer architecture WITHOUT access to Control Panel

NOTE: I do have access in File Explorer to browse the entire filesystem. Extra details: I am at a library in my school running Windows 7 Enterprise. I am bored, so I am trying to figure out ways to ...
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Issue with Scan to Folder in Nashuatec MP 2501sp supported by Richo Aficio

I am also one of the victims of Ricoh SMB Scanning to Folder failure. Have spent hours but couldn't get reason. Have done the following until now: Have shared a folder on Windows 7 with full ...