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Windows recognizes Home Theater receiver as a display

I've bought a Yamaha receiver, A2050. I connect my PC on it using HDMI, from my CPY Haswell i5-4590. Audio is sent perfectly to it, but Windows believes it's a display and added it as a monitor. Is ...
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DWM freezing when display is disconnected on multi-monitor system

I have Win7 Win64, with a GeForce GTX 760 and a Haswell i5-4690. On GeForce I have my TV connected using HDMI and a 2560x1600 monitor connected with DVI-D. On Haswell I have a 2560x1440 monitor, an ...
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How do I manually add a Tracking Protection List with Windows 7 and Internet explorer 11?

I have the same question as this one in How do I manually add a Tracking Protection List (TPL) to Internet Explorer that is not in the Internet Explorer gallery website? but for Internet Explorer 11. ...
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Virtual Box Security

I installed vb in my kubuntu, but I'm a little concern about viruses or other stuff infiltrating on my linux through the OS installed, such as Windos 7. So, how can I avoid any information coming out ...
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Duplicating a user account on win 7

I have a corrupted user account on my Win 7 home computer. I want to duplicate this account with exactly the same desktop layout? How can that be achieved?
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Not enough free disk space, option for external HDD missing

I'm currently trying to install upgrade to Windows 10 on my computer which is running Windows 7 at the moment. As I want to install I'm running the x64 version, one requirement is to have at least 20 ...
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How can I free up space in the System Reserved partition

I'm trying to create a system image backup of my Windows 7 64bit syste, however I only have 35MB free in my 100MB System Reserved partition and I need a minimum of 50MB (error code 0x80780119) I've ...
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Windows 7 desktop icons are blank

The icons on my desktop are invisible, however, when I press F5 they show correctly for about 0.1 seconds before disappearing again. When I run the following batch script downloaded from How to ...
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Hiding some folders and files without possibility to make them visible again

I have Windows 7 Home Premium and I need a way to make some folders and files of the Google Chrome browser invisible without the possibility to make them visible again unless reinstalling Windows. ...
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Package files in separate archives by size

I want to create several seperate zip files ("spanned" archives like archive.z01, archive.z02 etc will not work) for a given set of files in a folder. I am not aware that 7z or WinRar could pull this ...
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Issue to Connect 4 monitors with Fresco Logic with Asus Laptop G551jm

I have a question. I'm trying to connect 4 monitors to my windows 7 notebook, using this fl2000 adapter: http://www.frescologic.com/products_show.php?ms=3 Having some problems here since only 2 ...
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Error running software installer as administrator

I'm trying to install .NET 4.6.1 on a user's computer, but when I start the installer -- even with "Run as administrator" -- it fails to the message "This security ID may not be assigned as the owner ...
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folder lockforgotten password

I have a locker (not a folder) of the version 6.5.8 folder locker and have forgotten the password. Since this version is no longer in use I just have it in the hard drive of my old laptop which I am ...
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How to fix link between onedrive folder and sharepoint document library after URL change?

I have some sharepoint document libraries linked to my home via onedrive for business. Now due to administrative measures the URLs of the doc libs have changed and onedrive fails to sync the folders. ...
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Can't press ctrl+v at the same time but all other commands work

So an issue suddenly happened with my keyboard this morning. All other commands regarding ctrl work apart from ctrl+V. I've tried re-installing drivers and nothing seems to work. Another issue is ...
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Make system partition C: bootable on system (wierdly) designed to boot from recovery boot files

For context I am attempting to upgrade from Windows 7 SP1 to Windows 10 before the deadline, and have already been trying for 3 days without success. It appears my problem may relate to my Dell XPS ...
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Windows 10 upgrade - “The display is not compatible with Windows 10”

I'm trying to run the Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant but it says my display is not compatible: I have a Gigabyte NVIDIA GTX 750Ti graphics card which says it is compatible with Windows 10. I have ...
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Is there a good reason to avoid upgrading a laptop to Windows 10 if it originally came with Windows 7?

Some reservations: - My ultrabook has a recovery partition with Windows 7 system files. - I'm not sure how PC vendors generally deal with warranty related issues if you upgrade the OS. - I have heard ...
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What is the difference between a Windows system image and a clone?

What is the difference between a Windows system image (generated using Control Panel -> Backup and Restore -> Create a System Image) created in Windows 7 SP1, versus creating a clone using a tool like ...
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Caller details checker and voice analyser on landline number

My aim is to put a system where i have a small exchange in my company and BSNL(landline) tele line coming and patched in exchange. i have put one operator who receive call and now he is required to ...
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How to reset User settings and delete data as if User has been just created in Windows 7 manually?

I want to reset user settings and delete all user specific data. Can i safely delete all folders (Hidden and System as well) from the User directory. Will they be created automatically ? Will it ...
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Windows 7 account problems

Ok, so my windows 7 laptop (hp 4420s probook) Is having a problem. Yesterday the account I use (James Raven) Just reset. Task bar, desktop, everything. Now whenever I log in it gives me a "Using ...
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How do you open a Compaq 15-s108na laptop?

As the title says, idk how to do this. I've removed every screw and pulled at every join, I just can't disassemble the machine. I need to get the hard drive out. Help. Sorry if you aren't supposed to ...
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Network folder access control on shared machines with the same login

Let me start by saying I know this is a weird situation that I've inherited. So, thank you for trying to problem-solve this with me, and feel free to say, "You need to burn it all to the ground and ...
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How to download from a URL containing too many megabytes of text to open it in a browser, without installing software?

I need to provide a process for people in a tightly controlled corporate Windows environment, who can't access PowerShell or install wget-like software, to download very large XML files from web ...
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Run as Administrator Registry

I made a program with a message box that writes to the registry at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run and it writes this: Value Name: Program Value Data: C:\Users\...
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HP Windows 7 Laptop has limited connection to wi-fi

Other laptops in the house are on wi-fi, but this one cannot get a proper internet connection. It's an HP running Windows 7. I have tried many solutions I have seen online, such as: Gone into ...
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BSOD BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER while installing Windows

I have formatted and installing Windows using DVD, My USB isn't working, computer just hags whenever anything attached to USB so there was no option to boot from USB. In second phase of installation ...
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Unable to upgrade to windows 10

I already reserved windows 10 months ago, but it does not offer me to install it. There is a symbol at the bottom right. If i click it then i just get some infos: I tried it with the Media ...
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How to get rid of iPhone network connection on my Win7 PC?

This is a Win7 machine. I have gone to network sharing center and the SmartRG9dc8 iPhone network connection does not appear in the 'manage wireless connection' section, so it can be deleted. It only ...
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Share internet with only one computer in LAN in windows7

How can I share internet connection of a computer in LAN with another one. All other computers in the LAN should not be able to access internet. All are running on windows 7. Is it possible?
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IDE HDD not showing up after installation of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Okay, so that title is really messy and non-linear, as least to me, and that's because I don't know how to properly title it, but I can describe it. Essentially I have 3 hard drives in my machine. ...
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Wanted: Android Tablet As Extended Display For Windows 7 using TeamViewer - via USB only - cannot spoof fake VGA display

I'm shopping for my first Android device, and I have a highly specific question which many hours of research has not answered. However, to someone with knowledge in this area, it may be a no-brainer. ...
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PnP USB Headset stopped working on Windows 7 64bit

A couple of months ago, I purchased a DragonWar Multi Platform Professional Gaming Headset and was very happy with its performance and it was working fine until yesterday. Now the lights in my ...
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Dynamic disk invalid

I try to install ubuntu in window 7 and I made wrong disk partion via ubuntu after that window cannot boot from disk . i try from other PC to diskpart but it show invalid & not able to change to ...
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Win 7 PC & Win 8 NoteBook wireless internet share

I have a hotspot in my neighborhood. My laptop has excellent strength connection to hotspot and has ability to connect to hotspot well. my PC, with Windows 7, has a poor connection using a D-Link WiFi ...
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HP ProBook 6560b Randomly Powers Off

I'm running an HP ProBook 6560b i7 laptop running Windows 7 Ultimate x64, I've been using it often and every now and then with no pattern or notice it will shut off. It registers an unexpected kernel ...
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Is it possible to repair the boot sector on an external hard drive?

Is it possible to repair the boot sector of an external hard drive without a Windows installation disk, without any CD-burning capabilities, and without a USB key drive? In other words, I have an ...
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Is it possible to repair Win7 disk which is now seen as uninitialized by Windows?

After hibernation, which always worked without incident, the computer would not reboot. Instead it would flash the screen, go black, and repeat. When attached to another computer, the disk was seen as ...
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My SearchIndexer.exe crashes everyday

Everyday, my Reliability Monitor on Windows 7 x64 reports at least one SearchIndexer.exe crash. Here is the log. Description Faulting Application Path: C:\Windows\System32\SearchIndexer.exe ...
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Should I upgrade to Win10? [closed]

everybody - Should I upgrade my system to win10? WIN7 ULTIMATE SERVICE PACK 1 64 Bit Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30Ghz RAM 4GB Intel(R) HD Graphics Family I haven't get any notfication to ...
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Boot with flash drive on tablet

I have a insignia flex with windows 10. It came with a keyboard but I cant get the flash drive to show up in boot select. I really want to install Windows 7 as it would be better. How can I resolve ...
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I can't set XZP File Viewer as deflaut for .xzp

I am trying to set my XZP File Viewer as the default program for all .xzp files. However any time I attempt to set it as default, it refuses to actually choose the program. Here are some pictures to ...
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What Java package from Oracle is this Microsoft link supposed to download? (from Visual Studio 2015 Community update 3 offline install) [on hold]

Know what am I supposed to download that the following Microsoft link was supposed to give me? (ie link below gives error for me) http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=616976 I need to download ...
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can't run windows update, error 0x8024800c

I've just installed windows 7 home premium 64bit on my Asus K55vd laptop. The error 0x8024800c. I can't seem to perform any of the windows updates. I'm able to connect to the Internet without issues. ...
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Win7 Power Button text is changing

Really need a superuser's help. Have a Win7 Home 64 system with all MS updates as of this writing. The Power Button action has been set to "Restart". Some time after reboot, the button text changes ...
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Black screen upon updating to Win 10 on MBP 2011 Bootcamp

Recently I agreed to update to Win 10 from Win 7 before the free update expired. My machine is a MBP 2011 running bootcamp. The update worked fine until a series of updates started running overnight. ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Password

Is it possible to enable password only for Remote Desktop Connection? I need password since I am connecting from out of network. But, I don't need password prompt when I am restarting the computer.
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Android Studio Vitual Device on a Windows 7 VM not compatible

I have a VirtualBox VM on my computer, the VM is running Windows 7 64bit. I installed Android Studio on that VM. I only have the basic Hello World application. When I try to run AVD I get this message:...
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how to change a bluetooth device properties

How do you change a bluetooth device properties? I have a bluetooth HDMX speaker and it's working - connecting to win7 - but under win7 bluetooth devices it is showing up as a headset instead of a ...