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Disable some Win+X hotkeys for Explorer from RegEdit under Windows 8.1

How to disable some of Win+X keys that are registered to Explorer so that they could be used by other software (e.g. disabling Win+I and Win+P and then mapping these keys from within Search Everything ...
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How to stop one process detecting another is running

I have an application (Utility.exe) that refuses to perform certain operations if it detects another process (Target.exe) is running. I am not certain of the detection method that it uses. It may be a ...
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My friends computer got hit with a virus and a lot of his files are now corrupted. [duplicate]

I have a question regarding a friends computer, he recently he had been plagued by a virus that had corrupted a lot of his videos, text files and games, it inserted this file extension .HNTEUTH, how ...
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In Windows, how can I get a list of all installed programs via script?

I'm trying to figure out how to get a list of all installed applications using a script. My O/S is Windows 7 x64. I've found several purported mechanisms to generate a list of installed ...
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How do you use multiple monitors in MS Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.7?

Using the RDMan from: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=44989 Tools->Options->Full Screen-> last checkbox is 'Use multiple monitors when necessary' however this has no ...
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Removing software status from SSCM [on hold]

I have this scenario on my office Windows 7 64-bit computer. In May I was assigned a software package via SCCM and it has the status "Installed" in SCCM. This software was updated manually and then ...
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Windows 7 HDD with a BSOD on boot, not detected when connected as non-boot drive

I've just installed a new SSD into a Dell Vostro - I first tried cloning the old HDD onto the new SSD, then switched the boot priority but it wouldn't boot from the SSD and fell back to the HDD. So I ...
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Got a new hard drive and would like to setup file system [on hold]

I just finished assembling a new computer. I installed Windows 7 on my 250GB SSD, and everything is working fine. I've now plugged a 1TB HDD, and formatted it to allow windows to place files on it. ...
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windows ProductPolicy key enum/constants

i'm reading windows internals and found the productoptions/productpolicy key, i know it is a switch in tokens.dat but don't know how to decrypt it or if there is a decrypted version of it also did ...
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Where do I find the Google Drive icon?

I made a custom link to my Google Drive directory on the Windows 7 Professional application bar. Now I'd like to change that icon, so that it's obvious it's the Google Drive folder. How do I find the ...
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Leap Seconds in Windows

A leap second was recently added: June 30, 2015 23:59:60 UTC. How are leap seconds implemented in Windows (specifically Windows 7)?
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Cant access Share on Windows 7

I have a Windows 7 Enterprise and Windows XP professional on domain. Windows 7 has a share folder which windows XP access it but for some reason during the day I cant access the share but if I reboot ...
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Excel recover read-only edited file

I needed to edit a file which was sent to me as an attachment in email. I opened Outlook and then opened the attachment in Excel. The Excel window appeared probably in read-only mode which I didn't ...
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When no monitor connect , the resolution can only be 1920 * 1080 in 30hz?

I am using windows 7, and ati 7850 display card. I would like to use the computer without monitor , and when I use teamviewer to control it, I found that the monitor detect is VGA , and the maximum ...
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Is there a way of shutting down a Windows 7 computer after sleeping for X amount of time?

Just like you can set Windows 7 to hibernate after sleeping for X amount of time, can you also make it shutdown after a sleeping for a specific number of hours too? There doesn't seem to be a direct ...
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The virus:Help_decrypt is making copies of itself in many files [duplicate]

Recently I have a problem with this virus but I want to know if there is any way to remove it manually or if somebody has dealt this issue before and how did you fix it. Windows 7 OS is the one I ...
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USB 3.0 ports function as USB 2.0 ports on Windows 7 — trying to fix via DeviceMgr & downloads from Intel website [duplicate]

My question is actually a follow-up to the question-and-answer poisted by a fellow at this superuser URL, USB 3.0 ports function as USB 2.0 ports on Windows 7 with an Intel USB 3.0 xHCI Controller ...
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Connecting to multiple network shares on the same host using different credentials?

Is it possible to connect to multiple network shares on the same Windows 7 host using different credentials? Example: Host H has shares \H\A and \H\B. Share A is configured to be only accessible by ...
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No onboard Asus M4A87TD EVO sound

I have an Asus M4A87TD EVO motherboard that once put sound out through the board, but now will only allow that while in win 7 64bit. My frustration is that Debian wheezy USED to do this, but now it ...
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Adding “Calendar Type” field to “Insert Date and Time” Dialog Box

My wife got a new computer at her work, and I set it up with all of the software she had on the old machine. The old machine was a single core Intel Celeron running Windows 7 Home Premium. Her new ...
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Old VirtualBox version shows as Up-to-date

I'm running Virtualbox 4.3.18 on Windows 7. When I try to update VirtualBox shows that it's up to date, while the latest version is 4.3.28. https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads I'm trying to ...
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Strange issue on shutting down Windows 7 [duplicate]

When I shut down Windows 7 I get the normal window telling me that background programs are closing, however it flashes and I can see what appear to be internet explorer windows pop up before they are ...
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CPU overheating [on hold]

I think it all started when I placed a new HDD (now I have 2 SATA HDDs), the CPU is 100 °C, but when I restart my PC the BIOS shows 85°C I think it's still a lot but what do you think might be causing ...
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Disk cleanup deleting System32 important files [on hold]

Running disk cleanup as Administrator is deleting important files in System32, eg: calc.exe msconfig.exe Even ctrl+alt+del wont work anymore. When I reboot my computer I get the "Starting ...
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Having strange issues when closing Windows 7

When I close down my laptop I get the normal closing windows screen, but it flashes in and out and I can see what appear to be Internet Explorer pages flash up before they are shut down....however I ...
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Can I re-install Windows 7 English with an activated product key for another language?

My computer came with Turkish Windows 7 Professional installed. So I wanted to install the English version. Is it possible to use the existing, activated product key on the box to install English ...
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Bad Vista to 7 upgrade - how to recover? [on hold]

I have tried to upgrade from Vista Ultimate (x64) to 7 Ultimate (x64). I chose the "upgrade" option, and went as far as "Transferring files, setting and programs" - the system restarted, the screen ...
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Why does “The trust relationship between this workstation and primary domain failed” fix itself?

Sometimes my computers randomly display the error message "The trust relationship between this workstation and primary domain failed.". After several minutes, without doing anything, I can perfectly ...
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Recovering a file after reset offline cache Windows 7?

I was having problem with a network mapped folder stop syncing. I made it available offline before but couldn't get it back online no matter what (got "This folder is offline because of a user chose ...
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Does System Utilities Slow Down My Pc Rather than Speeding It Up?

Is it correct that PC System Utilities are fake; they just slow down your PC rather than speed it up? Can I trust PC System Utilities like System Mechanic, WinOptimizer, Advanced SystemCare PRO, ...
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how to make Samba Windows client cache file contents?

I am using a Samba server on a recent Red Hat, and a client from Windows 7 Pro. The oplocks = yes options is turned on by default from the server. I want the Windows client to cache its file ...
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All non-Windows executables cannot be run unless if in Windows 7 Compatibility Mode

I am not able to run any binary executable unless if I set it to run in Windows 7 compatibility mode. Essential Windows programs (i.e. anything default found under C:\Windows, such as explorer.exe, ...
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Failed Updates could affect Windows 10 icon? [duplicate]

Hello I recently checked on my history of Windows Updates and it seems that about 6 of them failed. When I scanned the computer to check the Windows Updates, it says my Windows is up to date. Could ...
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Need help on the windows 10 icon [duplicate]

I have an Acer Aspire One netbook which has Windows 7 starter. I have done the recent Windows updates, and says my windows 7 is all up to date. My dad has the same netbook but received the "Windows 10 ...
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why is norton 360 quarantining android sdk as a threat?

I am very confused by Norton-360 behavior on Windows 7 lately. Norton (22.5.0.124) is putting into quarantine things seemingly at random - android sdk, rstudio, uninstallers, MSI files that came ...
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Making the windows command promt title display the current folder? [duplicate]

Is it possible to have the Windows Commmand Prompt title display something other than C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe ?
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How to display default admin shares (C$) in Windows Explorer

I have my network sharing set up so that when I go to \\CompName\c$ I can get to the C: drive of the CompName computer. However, if I navigate to \\CompName\ directly, or via the network browser, I ...
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Unable to access /open web sites / web pages

I have windows 7 ultimate on laptop, using Google chrome as browser,internet connection is ok but in spite of several attempts I can not open/access most of the web sites and web pages. Help ...
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Windows 7 Halt on Wake

Whenever I wake my Windows computer from 'Sleep', one of a variety of things happens: the system acts normally and I can perform tasks instantly without any problem I can perform tasks immediately ...
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Switching Photoshop CS5 from a PC to Apple?

PC using Photoshop CS5 I bought years ago. Want to change to Apple. Can I transfer Photoshop CS5 to Apple without problems?
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Mouse sensitivity not being applied

I have two PCs, one running Windows XP SP3 and the other running Windows Embedded Standard 2009 (WES). WES is similar to Windows XP, I think. Using TweakUI > Mouse > Mouse sensitivity, the default ...
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How to terminate System Idle Process?

Every time i start my windows 7, the CPU gets very high, up to 60% and i haven't opened nothing yet. I opened task manager and saw what process where using the most. In the CPU usage and i found that ...
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How to schedule opening and closing of URLs in Google Chrome?

Can you tell me how make and use a schedule written in javascript for google chrome. It is to be used for opening and closing URLs. When the new URL is opened, the old one needs to automatically ...
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I want to know whether Windows 7 can be installed on DELL INspiron 1525 currently pre-installed with Windows Vista 32 bit

HDD: 250 GB ,. RAM 3 GB Chip is : Core 2 Duo T7250 DELL INspiron 1525 currently pre-installed with Windows Vista 32 bit I face difficulties in internet browsing with Vista Windows that 's why I need ...
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Cannot stop Microsoft IIS

I want to run WAMP server, by stopping Microsoft-IIS/7.5. But it's showing the error: Operation could not complete, Access Denied. How can I resolve this?
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How do I see the network adapter statistics in Windows 7?

I remember there was bytes/packets sent/received since connection established in the past but I cannot find it in the adapter properties now. BTW, when I hover over the network connection icon in ...
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my pc always alert in reboot time set Date & Time in Windows 7.?

The date and time don't show up alert set date/time in my Windows 7 in reboot time.i have Changing date and time everyday.
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How to auto left click a specific location of a specific window while im working on another window?

Is there any way to (preferably repetetive and rapidly) auto left click a specific location of a specific window with having the comfort to use the other windows at the same time ? I've tried so many ...
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What are the known plug-and-play 5Ghz WiFi dongle? [closed]

I'm planning to inject a USB WiFi dongle inside a Virtual Machine through USB on a Windows 7 64 bit guest (without SP1), the goal is to connect to a 5Ghz WiFi (N or ac). Since I don't have admin ...
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Anyone knows what is 'first_launch' folder in Windows 7?

It's located right in C:/first_launch and it has just one file inside first_launch without any extension and it's 0 kb. It's a Gateway laptop.