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Mouse and Keyboard stop working, Num lock flashesh on keyboard input

Usually after a weekend when I return to office, my keyboard and mouse won't work at all. If I hit keys on the keyboard, the Numlock light will flash once for each keypress. Re-plugging the devices ...
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Text size suddenly got bigger on all sites

This morning I started my Google Chrome browser as I do every day. The text size was suddenly bigger than normal, on all sites. I did not change any setting anywhere. If I set the zoom to 90% it ...
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Make a file run every time before shutdown [duplicate]

As far as we know, we can make a file run every time after turning on the windows, by putting it in Startup folder or make a key in registry with its path in the value! Now I want to now, is there ...
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Changing 'syskey' password using Command-Line

As far as we know, We can change windows account's passwords using the below command in CMD windows (With a user that have administrator privilege) : net user TheUserName NewPassword Now, I want to ...
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Where 'SYSKEY' password store? and what kind of algorithm it use to encrypt the passord?

As far as I know Windows store user-acconts passwords in SAM file under Windows\System32 and it use NTLM algorithm to encrypt it! As you know we can set another password for windows (not for ...
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Windows 7 not streaming to bluetooth

I have a Polaroid bluetooth music player. I am trying to stream music from WMP12 to the Polaroid device. Win7 can see the device but I cannot seem to get WMP12 to see it so that I can send the music ...
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Cannot connect to VPN Unlimited,s VPN [on hold]

Signed up for VPN Unlimited's VPN service (3 years = $18). Installed program per their directions, but cannot connect. It says 'Connecting' but never actually connects. Then I get an error message ...
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cmd.exe not working from shortcut windows 7

I can run cmd.exe from c:\windows\system32 without a problem. However if I run a shortcut pointing to c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe it doesn't appear on the screen or under applications in Task Manager. ...
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How do you remove other OSes on Windows 8?

I have two hard drives currently set up on my PC, a 500GB one that has Windows 7 on it as well as games (this was my first OS) then I have my 160GB one which I installed Windows 8.1 on a few days ago. ...
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Dell XPS 15 in that the wi-fi would drop out every 20 mins

I'm having serious issues with my Dell XPS 15 in that the wi-fi would drop out every 20 mins or so at home. It has been widely reported that the XPS 15 (L521x) has had wireless problems. I have ...
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If I am an administrator, can I use IEPassView to see password of another user account?

I can use IEPassView to see my own password. There is another account that I want to see. It's my own but I forget the password. I want to see the password stored for ie there. Because I am an ...
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Is it possible to install 8GB sticks in a P7P55D Deluxe motherboard?

I've bought a stick of 8GB of RAM and I'm trying to install it on my P7P55D Deluxe, but until now, I've got no success. The manual of the board shows some models of compatible RAM sticks and most of ...
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USB Flash Drive does not work on startup

I have a brand new Corsair LS 128GB usb drive. If I keep it plugged into the computer and turn the computer on, it never shows up under Computer. I heard the audible tone to say a USB drive has been ...
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How can I see how much space I am using on my Dropbox for Business account?

I can see how much space I use in my personal account, but for Business account I only see the space used by all users, not just me: The only way I have found so far is re-installing Dropbox, and ...
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AutoHotkey to map Right Winkey and TAB to LWin and t

I changed keyboards. Now I have a right windows key but not left. Left work(ed)s for my simple script of #TAB send #t return this cycles through the windows on my taskbar. but it doesn't work ...
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From which font do the characters come? [on hold]

From which installed font is the OS obtaining the dialog box characters at codepoint hex 2488 onward, being numbers with a period? Not Tahmoa http://i.imgur.com/yQMpeDt.png or Segoe ...
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Laptop CPU Upgrade causes windows to freeze on startup

NEW UPDATE: In the BIOS if I disable the "Multi Core CPU" setting it will boot fine. No problem and when I change it back to enabled and attempt to run windows in safe mode. My Laptop BSOD's for a ...
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Fonts got messed up in Chrome [on hold]

So idk what happened but yesterday it was all fine. Today out of nowhere everything looks bigger, and the fonts are not smooth
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Windows 7 not booting. grub bash shell appears

My Windows 7 x64 desktop PC stopped booting after I restarted it. This message appears: drive 0x80(LBA): C/H/S=1023/255/63, Sector Count/Size=16434495/512 Partition num: 0, active, Filesystem ...
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Uninstalling dual-boot Ubuntu with MBR on separate partition

I have both Win7 x64 Ultimate and Ubuntu installed in dual-boot on a single disk and now I want to uninstall Ubuntu and keep working with windows. Windows was the first OS that got installed and it ...
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Export figure as PDF with surrounding white space cropped out

I exported a chart from a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet by selecting the chart, the File > Export > Create PDF/XPS document, with the following options: The result is nice except that: How can I ...
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Remove unused network interface

When I run ipconfig on Windows I see an extra Ethernet connection named "Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection* 9". C:\>ipconfig Windows IP Configuration Ethernet adapter Local Area ...
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The program can't start because MSVCP100.dll is missing from your computer

Hi I'm getting this error when I try to start MegaSync from mega.co.nz Installation worked, but the program doesn't start What could be the issue
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Trying to access a internal modem over serial with putty. Only typing letters a and A work

I try to connect to an internal broadband modem over the serial (com port) with putty. It is Windows 7 64 with 64 bit drivers for the modem. When I connect with putty to the port the only letters I ...
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Network drops shortly after restart. Disable/Enable fixes until next restart

My network drops out shortly after restarting. Disabling/enabling the adapter in Device Manager brings the network connection back up until the next restart. I have disabled the on-board LAN and ...
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Some Windows computers can't connect to Mac server shares

I have a small network with a MacOS X Server (10.9.4) with a mixture of Windows and Mac clients. The Windows machines are a mix of Windows 7 and 8, and a couple of the windows machines (one Windows 7, ...
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Network Printer going to Offline

I have a 80 networked computer running Windows-7. And a Canon LBP3310 printer attached to the system with IP=10.0.0.12 and shared. The problem is that sometimes,while it is online for most of other ...
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Is there a way to view password stored in Windows Credentials?

I have a list of credentials stored in my Windows Credential Manager. But I can't view those passwords. Is there any way to see those credentials?
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Is there an alternative to AutoSizer for 64-bit Windows?

Is there an application that sits in your systray and automatically moves/resizes windows as they appear (no hotkey press necessary)? I've been using AutoSizer for years and sadly it no longer works ...
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Unknown .exe file

I downloaded a program called glasswire to see which programs are using the internet. One program doesn't show in task manager and I can't find out what it does. Does someone know what it is or how I ...
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taskbar error can't minimize

i have a problem with taskbar, all the application here, when i minimize it, won't return to taskbar, instead, it goes to the corner left of the desktop, i have tried restore system, but it's not ...
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Network connection breaks sometimes

I'm having a problem with my wireless network connection; sometimes it just breaks, and then it cannot find my router in the network list, unless I disable and enable my network adapter. If I do that, ...
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Can't connect to webserver on Win 7 PC with Windows 8.1 [on hold]

I want to access a created website on an Windows 7 PC from a Windows 8.1 PC, using its IP address like 192.168.1.12/site-name. Here site-name is the virtual directory created in IIS SERVER for my ...
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windows 7/desktop stops responding during wake up [on hold]

HP Pavilian desktop/windows 7: after working for years something changed. Upon waking (w/ either keyboard or mouse) from sleep it starts wake up but very quickly stops w/ a black screen. The only ...
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Belkin F5U409 driver for Windows 7

I own a Belkin F5U409 usb to serial adapter. I understand that you may be able to direct me to a Win 7 OS driver for this from another manufacturer??
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List AD Groups this computer is a member of

Is there a command or script that can output a list of AD Groups only it's (local computer) a member of. It will need to run on Windows 7 workstations, preferably without the need for AD cmdlets or ...
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Bootable Windows 64 from 32

I have Windows 7-32 and i want to create a bootable Windows7-64 version and run it from USB. I already have the iso, tried couple applications but when i restart and try to boot from usb it says, no ...
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Can I reduce the length of the Dropbox folder name on Windows?

My Dropbox Folder name is "Dropbox (Personal)"" That's a bit too long for me as Windows have a 255 Character File Path Limit. Is there any way to shorten it? ("Move" only allows me to change the ...
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sharing files with Win7home version [on hold]

i have two machines that I want to share files on. #1 runs Win7home 32 bit and #2 also runs Win7home but is 64 bit. I have gotten a few conflicting versions of the right way to let these machines ...
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Shutdown Access is Denied (5)

This is a bit different, so not a duplicate of the other question. I heard that you need access to the computer that you want to shut down remotely but doing net use \\remcomp\IPC$ password ...
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What is the effect of a Windows 7 file not having a 'file owner'?

I am troubleshooting a difficult to solve MS Access file access problem which has so far defeated every Microsoft Access MVP. The way Access works is that when a user opens an Access db, Access ...
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What causes Ping.exe to run? [on hold]

I noticed there was a prefetch file for ping.exe in c:/windows/prefetch Tracing the time that it was created, I compared it to event viewer. I compared 3 different prefetchs, and they were all ...
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how to learn linux in windows7 [on hold]

Im interested to learn Linux actually i am having Windows 7(64 bit)laptop.I am not interested in dual boot,Some of my friends suggested me to download Oracle virtual box.Tell me the process how to ...
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Abode Flash Player 14 Active X “Failed to register” Error Windows 8.1

I am trying to install Flash player 14 ActiveX plug-in for Windows 7 in Windows 8.1. You might say Windows 8. 1 already has it but I have a program which specifically needs the ActiveX plug-in for ...
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Making Windows 7 default to “All Files” when opening a document?

I'm taking over an old coworkers job and part of that means I'll be working on various IFS tickets without any real ERP experience. I'm working with one user who is trying to check in documents in ...
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Create a new VPN connection via Powershell

I have to create an application with PowerShell that creates a new VPN connection (adapter) to a given host, with given settings (credentials, etc...). The computers will be running Windows 7. I ...
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Unknown PCI device in Windows 7

Does anyone know what device could this be? I got all drivers for my computer from here
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Wireless speed decreases

My router is Wireless-N Router IEEE 802.11N and Wifi card is Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 (dell notebook). I was wondering why does the download speed decrease. It stats at around 8 MB/sec ...
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Two Windows in two partition isolated from each other

I have a 400 GB hard disk. I want to know if is there any way to divide it in two partition A and B And make them in a way logically isolated from each other! have a Windows 7 in partition A and a ...
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Can't read from the source file or disk

I'm having a two WD external hard disk with capacity of 1 TB. I'm trying to copy SAP file(capacity - 250 GB ) in the extension of .vmdk from one hard disk to another hard disk. But when ever i'm ...