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Windows theme resets everytime computer is restarted?

I had gotten bored one day and changed the colors/fonts of the command prompt, then finally i wanted to, undo this and change the color/font scheme of the windows command prompt cmd.exe back to the ...
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Windows 7: allow limited users to change network type

I'm an intern that admins Windows machines for a school in a charter school system. When I got here everything was a mess, mainly the students had admin accounts and were turning their machines into ...
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1answer
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How switch keyboard layout once for all open programms?

When I switch keyboard layout windows switches it for current open program. When I switch among many programs I often get confused what keyboard current program uses. Is there a way to switch keyboard ...
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9 views

What is difference between homeusers group and users group?

What is difference between homeusers group and users group? I want to know the property of homeusers group. and I want to know the property of users group?
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Dual booting Ubuntu and windows

How much memory is required to dual boot the latest version of Ubuntu and windows (XP, although I'll upgrade to 7 soon)? The Ubuntu installation process says I'll need 6 GB, but is this just for the ...
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My computer is running really slowly ever since I used the Compress option

I clicked compress and now my windows 7 is runningreally slow and I get error message that I have no disk space How can I put this right ?
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An attempt was made to logon, but the network logon service was not started,

I am remotely connected to a machine on the network and at the same time from that same machine trying to mapp a drive located on another machine I get the following error "An attempt was made to ...
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1answer
20 views

Native Boot differencing VHD with parent from different volume

Is there a way how to boot Windows 7 from a differencing VHD which is located on different drive than its parent VHD? Here is appropriate part of output of bcdedit command: Windows Boot Loader ...
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CMD Command - Timer to acess a website

Anyone knows if its possible to add a timer do this command? I want to access a certain website in my default browser minutes after typing. start "" "http://superuser.com/" This worked but it ...
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Unable to change windows update settings

I am using windows 7 64 bit Service pack 1. Here is the situation: One day I enabled automatic login of my standard user account using tune-up utilities. Then when tried to change a system setting ...
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How to fix BSOD errors :- MEMORY_MANAGEMENT ,, IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL ,, PFN_LIST_CORRUPT?

I am using windows 7 from 3 or 4 years ago.... during this time interval it doesn't give me a single BSOD ,, it's working very smooth and fine ,,, but few days ago i decided to upgrade to windows 8.1 ...
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Windows 7 directories stay read-only, even after they are changed to read-write

In my Windows 7 installation, some USB directories are read-only, and even after they are changed to read-write, checking their properties reveals that they are still read-only. See screen-shots. I ...
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2answers
27 views

how to start up items only when laptop plugged in

I'm running windows 8.1 (but that shouldn't matter) on a laptop and was wondering if it would be possible to modify the startup process in a way that: Certain programs ONLY start when you're plugged ...
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1answer
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Corrupt DLL “Netutils.dll”

I have never encountered this particular error before so any help will be fantastic. I had a computer reported to me that wouldn't allow the user to log in, then the user reported that they couldn't ...
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14 views

Connect to a network stuck at getting information on Windows 7

so I just added a password to my Wifi cause I felt someone was stealing it. On my macbook I was able to reconnect just fine. I just typed the password and done. But on my windows 7, I am not able to ...
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1answer
29 views

Is it possible to upgrade a Windows XP machine to Windows 7 without having to reinstall?

I have a client who wants to upgrade his Windows XP machine to Windows 7. He a lot of important software that he wishes to keep. Instead of doing a clean install of windows 7 and manually installing ...
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0answers
14 views

IE10 dropdown menus not resizing properly when page-zooming

Drop-down menus are not displaying right in IE 10 when using anything other than 100% zoom. 100%: 125%: 75%: It is working on one computer, but I can't identify the difference. Both ...
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0answers
11 views

Reverse the chain of VHDs - Undo the merging

Virtual hard drives are great tool. Especially the possibility to boot VHDs with windows and the possibility to boot differencing VHDs is great. One of my use scenarios is as follows: I install ...
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How to configure old Windows clients to use NTLMv2 when connecting to a Windows 7 network share?

So we have a shared folder on a Win7 machine which can be accessed from only Vista or later, but apparently reject older clients with error 58. The reason is that Win7 forces NTLMv2 protocol while ...
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0answers
20 views

Micro sd card adapter not read by the computer

I have a samsung micro sd adapter with a SanDisk micro sd (does the difference of brands matter?). I inserted my adapter into the port of my pc (a windows 7) named SD/MMC, but I can't see it in the ...
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0answers
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How to redirect calls from one hard drive to another in Windows 7?

I'm sharing a database that an app runs on in my dropbox and have symlinked the database from the roaming folder location to the dropbox location. Everything is working great but one thing. The ...
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2answers
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Expand system partition on my system disc C (Windows 7)

I have a system disc C: (Windows 7 is installed) and all installation program files (installed programs) on D: because of poor space on C:. Now I'm stuck with this question: how to increase the space ...
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0answers
25 views

TeamViewer offline/online status of the remote computer

I'm a newbie with TeamViewer and my question is: On both computers TeamViewer was setup. On my computer in the TeamViewer I see the remote computer has status offline. The remote computer has Windows ...
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Why does Windows always use as much Virtual Memory as there is RAM installed?

And why does it want to have a maximum of twice as much of that amount? My System has 32GB of RAM and Windows, by default, sets a minimum of 16MB Virtual Memory, allocated 32GB(!) and recommends ...
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2answers
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Program (RackAFX) won't open in clean installs of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

I have a fresh install of Windows 8.1. I installed a program 'RackAFX' but it just won't start. I double click the icon and nothing happens. I have already installed BOTH the x86 and x64 ...
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Dictation Topic in Windows Speech Recognition is not working

I created a dictation topic with Microsoft Dictation Resource Kit. I copied the .ngr and .dlm file into a c:\userdir , then I entered the following commands into command prompt: 1- set ...
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24 views

Prevent FLEXnet from making Windows 7 error sound

I'm having an issue where a service called FLEXnet (used to license Autodesk 3ds Max) makes an error noise on this event: The FLEXnet Licensing Service 64 service entered the stopped state. I'm ...
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Unstable since I moved my user file from C: drive (SSD) using a junction

I used this method: http://www.starkeith.net/coredump/2009/05/18/how-to-move-your-windows-user-profile-to-another-drive/ to move my user file from my SSD C: drive to another disk in my computer. ...
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Identifying the cause why a Windows computer wakes up from sleep

I put my Windows 7 desktop to sleep when it's unused. I noticed that it wakes up around the same time every night. How can I identify the cause?
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Create a windows 7 user and limit it to 2 drives [duplicate]

I want to create a useraccount in Windows 7 and give that limited access to my system resources. It can only have access to two drives (C and D). The rest of the drives should be invisible. What is ...
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18 views

Yellow warning triangle appears for some usb connected devices

I am running windows 7 on an HP desktop p6 2185 ea. Whenever I connect usb devices such as my phone or mp3 player, a yellow warning (black ! within triangle) appears against them in devices list. I ...
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Windows 7 Weird Sound Issue

I have a Toshiba Satellite P755-S5390 running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit. I have encountered a weird issue with the sound on my system. When I plug in my speakers, or anything for that matter, into the ...
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1answer
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Running Multiple programs at once from Windows Run Dialog Box

I like to open many programs from the Run dialog box. I need a way to be able to start multiple programs from one single use of the Run box. Though the question is straightforward, yet for any ...
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Automating my PC setup builds

The company that I work for orders bog standard computers from Dell. We then set these up with user and machine settings and then install our software on it to sell to out customers. I've set up ...
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1answer
22 views

How to backup data on hard disk before fresh Windows install

My new laptop came pre-loaded with Windows 8. I tried to install Windows 7 but it shows that the drive is partitioned using GPT. Now, I need to delete all partitions and convert it to MBR to install ...
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0answers
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Print Job Leaves Users Print Queue But Some Documents Aren't Printed

We have a Kyocera c352 bizhub in our office that about 6 users print to. They are printing via tcp/ip ports from each of their computers with the drivers on them as well. We do not use a print server. ...
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Why isn't my new PC displaying font icons?

Quite simply, I just cannot see what should be font icons on lots of websites, regardless of if I use Firefox, Chrome, or IE. Here is a screenshot of what I see when I visit icomoon.io I cleared the ...
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1answer
40 views

How to have both OSs hibernated

I set up a dual boot with Windows 7 and Windows 8, it all works good, I can hibernate each w/o problems. Now I find annoying that every time I want to go to the other OS I have to shut down the system ...
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2answers
24 views

How do I connect to ActiveDirectory from Windows7 running under virtualbox?

I have a MBPr and I have installed virtualbox. I setup Windows7 x64 and I can't connect to the work ActiveDirectory. on a standalone Windows machine, I can run any software as a domain user. But when ...
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20 views

Windows 7: can zoom continuously follow pointer?

Is it possible to make the fullscreen magnifier in Windows 7 follow the mouse continuously, instead of lurching when mouse gets to the edge of the screen?
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0answers
12 views

Win 8.1 new installation - existing raid mirrors failed to load

I have just installed windows 8.1 on my tower PC, from previously having Win 7. This was a fresh installation with the OS partition formatted prior to installing Win 8.1. My spec is: X58A-UD3R mobo ...
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18 views

Reformat Windows 8.1 after upgrading from Windows 7

I brought Windows 7 when I built my computer which I upgraded to 8, then 8.1. I want to reformat but am unsure if I am going to use my original product key from my windows 7 box or I would need to ...
3
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1answer
120 views

Computer won't recognize new hard drive

I have a 1TB external drive. It is actually an internal laptop drive I got out of my old HP Pavillion DV7 which I broke. I liked that computer so much I found the exact same model on eBay and bought ...
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2answers
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OEM Windows 7 key with downloaded ISO?

So i'm going to reinstall my Windows 7 but when i bought this PC it came with Windows 7 preinstalled and the product key is on a sticker on the PC's case. I have downloaded a Windows 7 Home Premium ...
2
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0answers
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How can I enable 'More Details', when a program crashes?

A few of the gameservers in the game Crysis Wars have been crashing recently, and I tracked the problem down to a certain server modification *.DLL file, which has a bug in it, thus causing a crash. ...
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1answer
22 views

Windows 7 Pro dell 750 Computer parallel port FX-80 Driver

I have a special needs son. I want to install an Epson FX-80 printer on the parallel port and I can’t find a printer driver for windows 7. I am very knowledgeable about computers. Because it is so ...
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Extra space after resizing NTFS file system

I had a 500 GB hard drive with 2 partitions on it. A Dell recovery partition and a 495gb partition. The larger had a windows 7 pro. Installed on it, and some personal data, such That windows showed ...
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1answer
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Missing Shell Menu Entries For .dll Files

Recently, I adjusted the default program that .dll's open in when double-clicked on my system. However, doing so seems to have killed the right-click menus custom extension entries now and I can no ...
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Make URL call a different URL on Windows?

If I have a URL such as: http://localhost:12345/foo Is it possible to make this URL actually call a different URL and return that content? Such as say: http://www.google.com I would also like ...
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1answer
30 views

Run command on every windows workstation

I just found out that I need to add a persistent static route to each and every workstation on my network of 80 Windows XP & Windows 7 Workstations. How do I add a persistent route to every ...