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To MergeTwo hard drive.

In my Laptop HDD is 500 GB .Partition are C with 50.20GB ;D,E,F with 138.49GB .My OS is on C Drive.I want to merge C and D drive.How can I do this.
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UAC warning still occurs after program is uninstalled

I have uninstalled a program but continue to get the UAC warning popup for that program every time I start my PC. How do I get rid of it?
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accessing image files from folder in Win 7

windows photo viewer can't open this picture because either photo viewer doesn't have correct permission to access this file location error in win 7 and when trying to open it with paint it showing ...
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VNC viewer has stopped working

Recently, my VNC viewer has stopped working. I know the server computer is working right because I can connect to it from anywhere except from my home office; from there no computer will connect, even ...
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Windows 7 can't access shared folder on Windows Server 2003

I have a Windows Server 2003 in my local network, made a shared folder with permissions for the specific user. But the user can't access this shared folder from other Windows 7 PCs on the network. I ...
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Force shutdown without checking open process Windows 7

Is there any way to force shutdown without checking or waiting running procceses to terminate. More specifically, i want something like unpluging the socket. Setting the value of WaitTimeToKillApp in ...
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Compatibility mode

When I downloaded 2007 files into 2010, Compatibility Mode in 2010 changed the format. How can I convert back to the old format?
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Can't put WAMP server online due to internal error

I have WAMP server set up on my Windows 7 64-bit computer. When trying to put the server online, I get the following error: internal error, service has not been started What might be causing ...
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Any ideas…used GParted and now

GParted worked liked advertised but when I went to reboot, it didn't recognize the boot drive. I read to put the Windows 7 CD in and boot from there, and then repair the boot drive using the Windows 7 ...
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BSOD's + fan is not working as well

I keep getting a BSOD, varies on when it hits. Here is the error: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: BlueScreen OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3 Locale ID: 1033 Additional information about the ...
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Windows Security Center Service is missing

I am trying to fix a Windows 7 machine here that has been infected with all kinds of Malware. I have removed all of them as far as I can see but I am stumped by one last task. One little bugger ...
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customize windows 7 profile in domain

I'm having trouble understanding the process to customize the default profile. how can i make certain changes that can only be made while the computer is member of a domain and copy it later to the ...
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Office features disabled in standalone Outlook

I have Office 2007 basic suite installed on my computer. I installed Outlook 2010 from a volume license provided by our Email Server Provider. When creating a new email all of the Office features are ...
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How can one create a batch file to silent unistall a not MSI string

Can someone please help on how to create a batch file that can silent unistall the below string without user interaction. "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information{4D9CA1B8-5FF5-47A7-...
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Certain websites turns black in Internet Explorer

I have a Windows 7 machine and I'm using IE. On certain websites, the entire frame will just go black. Like on site www.politiken.dk – as you can see it's a newspaper site. And I bet you can see the ...
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How to disable Winamp browsers?

I just installed the Winamp 5.63. How can I turn off / disable the Browser pan and the browser in the Media Library, or the whole Media Library pan? I do not want the player to go to the Internet ...
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Files and folders are copied as shortcuts to flash drive

When I'm copying folders and files from my internal hard disk to the flash drive and the opposite, the folders and files are copied as a shortcut instead. Avira Antivirus hasn't found anything. How ...
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Power Management software for Ubuntu 10.10

I am using ubuntu on Virtual Harddisk. THe problem is when ever I use ubuntu on my laptop, the laptop goes crazy, Screen Brigtness is high and I can't lower it, Processor usage is 100% and Laptop ...
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Why wont my folder instantly show me my newly updated files?

Suddenly over the last two days (perhaps after I messed around with the Library links) when I create a new Folder of File it doesn't show me it unless I reload the Folder? Very annoying! Any ...
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“Boot mgr is missing” error shown during boots up

Initially I had Windows XP, after some time in another partition I installed Windows 7. Dual boot is working well for me but after some time I removed the windows XP. After that When I tried to boot ...
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How do I fix a Windows 7 that fails just before showing the login screen?

The laptop won't start after trying to install a virtual machine. It will show the windows logo and fails just before showing the logon screen? How do I fix this. EDIT: My computer gives me the ...
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Routing traffic from one application to localhost

I'm using windows 7 and trying to route the entire traffic from one application to localhost, is this possible?
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Windows 7 shows Not connected even if I am connected to internet

Windows 7 shows Not connected (with a red cross)even if I am connected to internet. This problem continues all the time. I have one network adapter. I have tried disabling and then enabling the ...
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Computer will no longer boot into Windows, shows black screen instead

My PC was working fine last night. When I turned it on this morning, I couldn't get into Windows. All I saw was a black screen with some artifacts at the top. What I tried getting into safe mode, ...
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windows 7: restrict file access to the exe while executing it from command line

I want to run an exe from the command line. I do not create this exe. I am running this exe as a non-admin user There might be code in the exe that might access folders that it shouldn't be accessing....
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Is it possible to continue downloads from other client?

I have downloaded a file using a download-manager. I have change my OS from Windows XP to Windows 7 (download-manager installed). I’ve already tried to continue it. How can I doing download? Other ...
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Restrict user to install software in Windows 7

I am using Windows 7 and have two user accounts on the machine: CJ - Administrator Others - Basic I would like to configure the system so that the "Others" account can't install any software. In ...
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problems in DAEMON Tools Lite

i installed DAEMON Tools Lite and removed it off from my computer then when i wanted to re-install it there is a box appeared written on it internal setup error.code 14.contact support
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how to install windows 7 from hird disk from H:\Setup7

i have 2 hard disk and now i using windows 7 and old windows xp in another haskdisk in patition C: and datain D:, E: i would like to install new windows 7 and not have dvd drive but hard disk have ...
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Remote shut down .

When execution of the Shutdown - m \pc name command in the control panel is done, it creates a event log on the windows pc of the Shutdown. Is there a way around the event log showing who remotely ...
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Secure Windows 7 that Auto Logs In

I have a Windows 7 setup and every once in a while a program crashes. I have a batch file which reboots the machine and restarts the program. Everything works beautifully as long as I don't have a ...
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Printing background images in Word 2016

I selected the print images in the Options screen. My document still did not print the background color.
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Random PC restart

I was watching a youtube video and all of a sudden windows firewall appeared and said something about a weird file. I closed the window and continued with what I was doing, not knowing what the thing ...
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Is there a way to see which of the services running in a process that is causing a memory leak in Windows 7?

I have a memory leak in the process svchost.exe on a Windows 7 machine. There are several of those process running with the same name of course. When I look at the services running there are 6: ...
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How to install win XP on external hard disk that connected to windows 7 OS

Have one external Hard disk and need to install win XP. The hard disk is connected through SATA to USB connector in Windows 7
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an operating system wasn't found try disconnecting any drives that don't contain an operating system

I reserved window 10 and i got it. After i got it got a problem the startmenu doesn't come out. So i use other way such as reset and i press keep my files... When at 66% its say fail. And i ...
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Replace Mac OS 10.11 with Windows 7?

My most used-computer is a mid-2012 MacBook Pro and I would like to completely replace Mac OS with Windows 7 (which I will most likely later update to Windows 10.) Could somebody please give detailed ...
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Recover files deleted during windows installation

I had windows 7 installed on my computer and somehow it stopped working after trying for few times I decided to reinstall windows 7 hoping that files in c drive will be moved to windows.old but it ...
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Get the features of Firefox fullscreen mode without maximizing window?

In other words, how do you use Firefox's fullscreen mode without forcing the window to maximize? In other words, how to get content only with a toggle that won't affect other windows. I know you can ...
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Finalize CD/DVD after one write

I am looking to burn files to a CD or DVD and finalize it after the first write. I don't want to be able to add any other files in the future, regardless of the free space. I can't seem to find a ...
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How to find a specific data file being used by a specific program

I have a program ( I don't want to have its name here) which I enter data from time to time. So I believe it stores these data in a file somewhere on my PC. How can I find this data file and change it ...
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Configuring security policy under Windows 7 Pro

We are trying to setup application security policy in Windows 7 Pro. I Have enabled the system's local policy with configuration below: {Policy sample} Name Type Security Level Description ...
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Downloaded IE 11 but still running IE 9

I have IE9 installed on my computer; thus, I cannot do everything I would like on my computer. My computer has had numerous issues and will not install IE11 by it's one-week shutdown to download ...
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Where can I find a driver for my plantronic Intertek 81242 headset for Windows 7?

I'm on a Windows 7 machine and the headset doesn't automatically load when the USB is plugged in. I couldn't find the driver on plantronic's website.
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My external IDE Hard Drive is not getting detected in Windows 7 and 10… rest other drives are working in same machines

Device USB\VID_13FD&PID_1040\0000000000000000W could not be migrated. Last Device Instance Id: USB\VID_0BB4&PID_05F0&MI_01\7&2A4EAB36&0&0001 Class Guid: {36fc9e60-c465-11cf-...
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The letter x keeps appearing mysteriously even with my brand new keyboard

I have Windows 7 Home Edition. With me, I see x's appear when my hands are not even on the keyboard usually in a text box or window where the cursor is, but sometimes even in text boxes that are on ...
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Will factory reset in Win7 empty my Winsxs -folder?

I have a Acer laptop with 60gb SSD hard drive. I am totally fed up to the extremely large winsxs folder (~18Gb). If I run the Acer factory reset ( http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/...
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Win 7 Documents & Programs Disappeared Suddenly - Hard Drive Space Increased

All of my documents and programs have disappeared, including desktop icons and wallpaper. I had 60gb available in c: now I have 400gb available. Previous actions before problem - I completed a ...
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Winsxs and Installer in C drive

For the first time ever, I feel like I'm on a Linux computer even though I'm on Windows. I say this, because usually Windows has it's stuff together, especially for something like what is going on ...
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Upgrading Internet Explorer 8 to 10 on Windows 7

Can you guys help me in upgrading Internet Explorer 8 to Internet Explorer 10. Even I tried the downloading the IE 10. it is also failed to install and shows a error of you can't install Windows ...