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How to backup contents of a TrueCrypt container

How can I backup the contents of a (mounted) TrueCrypt container when conventional tools (e.g. Acronis TrueImage or Pragon DriveBackup) fail, because the drive letters assigned by TrueCrypt are not ...
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HP Desktop stuck on StartUp repair after time freeze

Im a student working on a computer lab for our robotics team, and after our initial setup, which consisted of reinstalling the operating system to Windows 7, we attempted to put Toolwiz Time Freeze on ...
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How can I connect my android phone to the created wifi connection,phone stuck in optaining ip adress procces,WINDOWS 7

I just used some guides to create a wifi hotspot with CMD and I started my wifi connection. After that I shared the conection from my local area connection to that hotspot. The hotspot is enabled has ...
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Maximum GUI video output in Windows 7? [duplicate]

What is the highest possible resolution that Windows 7 can be set to (desktop GUI)? I ask because this seems to be limited to hardware. For example, if I get an 8,000x8,000 GPU, can Windows's ...
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Can rundll32.exe be used to launch an executable? [on hold]

I'm trying to launch two executable using a Third executable such as rundll32.exe. I'd like the launched executable to run in the same integrity level as the other executable that always runs with ...
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which memory module is needed to configure with 1GB DDR2 [on hold]

Which memory module would work as an upgrade for the netbook given the following specifications. Configured with 1GB DDR2(works at 667MHz,max 2GB), 1 main memory slot, which is occupied.
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xcopy: move files instead of copy?

I would like to use xcopy to move, not copy files across a network with the Verify flag. I could not find a switch on xcopy to move files, is there an xmove I can use that has verify? At the moment I ...
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Hidden files on USB drive [duplicate]

Hello Dear Sirs here, I have such problems on my USB drive: I have a lot necessary files and documents on it and my trouble is that i connect it to another computers and after when i will connect it ...
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windows 7 booting from wrong drive. How to move the bootloader?

I had windows 7 installed on an old dying harddrive. I did a fresh install onto a new one, but it only boots from the old hard drive. theres two "Windows 7" on the list. How do i move the bootloader ...
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How can you restart your Windows console? [on hold]

I would like to restart my windows 7 console. How do I do so?
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Win7 error: “CLR initialization failed with error 800700c1.”

I installed and used chocolatey in the past on my Windows 7 running in Parallels on Mac OSX. However, recently, whenever I try to use it from the command prompt I get the following error: CLR ...
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I have directory (folder) where the attributes revert back to read-only after I change it. win7 32 bit [duplicate]

it's the funkiest thing. Windows 7 workstation. Peer to peer network. As administrator, I change the file attributes from read only, only to look at it an hour and it has changed back. When I go into ...
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Lenovo w540 doesn''t see external TV connected to miniDP/Thunderbolt

I'm trying to make my new Thinkpad W540 recognize the Samsung TV I'm connecting to it's thunderbolt connector. Nothing works. Both in Windows 7 and Kubuntu 14.04. Both 64 bit. All drivers are ...
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Strange behavior with Windows 7 gaming PC - RAM, HDD, or other issue?

With Graphics Card Installed Boot up machine, takes 5 minutes or so from post to login, then takes another 5 minutes from login to fully loaded desktop. After about 1 hour to 4 hours of general ...
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What are the other uses of Hard Links , Junction Points , Symbolic Links

There are many answers on why Hard Links, Junction Points & Symbolic Links are useful. I understand Junction Points are supported Vista onwards and described as Directory Hardlinks (even though ...
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How can I link value of a cell from another sheet according to the text which is already in the another sheet?

I am exporting a report from Quickbooks to Excel in a existing excel workbook. In that workbook a table is already created. I am exporting the report to a new sheet in the same workbook. Now I need ...
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How do I enable “Visual Basic for Applications” in Office 2010?

I have Office Home and Student 2010 installed on a computer at work (Win 7). I recently installed ProPresenter 5 on it, and when I try to import a PowerPoint-presentation I'm told "PowerPoint is not ...
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How to project all the files or newest files that were added to the directory using gdalwarp and commandline(.bat file)

How am I going to automatically detect all the files that were added to the directory and then project it immediately?Because everyday I am downloading hdf files and then project it from time to time ...
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Vagrant taking up too much space

I switch between four projects on my local machine and I use vagrant for each on of them. $ vagrant global-status id name provider state directory ...
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Upgrade version of Windows 7 without anytime upgrade key

I recently did a clean install of Windows 7 on my machine. My key is for Windows 7 Professional, but I mistakenly installed Home Premium onto the machine. I've spent a day installing my various bits ...
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Disable Java updater in registry

Java updater ask for downloading new updates. How to disable on many computers in domain this feature? It is this checkbox: But seems to be impossible to uncheck it in registry. I tried: 32-bit: ...
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Does low free-disk space on HDD cripple computer performance?

I have 320 GB HDD on my computer. All drives are pretty full. The C drive has just 1.5 GB free space. Other drives have around 5-6 GB free space. Can this be the reason why my computer runs slow? I ...
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I am supposed to get download speed of 150KB/s but I am getting 10MB/s for some sites. How come?

I have a 1 mbps connection which means I should get around 130-150KB/s download speed. Which I do. But in case of youtube I download videos at 1Mb/s or more. In case of torrent, I often get 5-10MB/s ...
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Where can I find the file history window in Windows 7?

Where can I find the file history window in Windows 7?
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No BIOS screen or any menu, no CPU running yellow light on case

My pc (Windows 7, 64 bit, i3 processor, integrated graphics) has a black screen issue. After that I shut it down and then pressed (+hold) the power button but there's no screen to go to BIOS or any ...
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Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media not working

Today I turned on the PC. I used it a little bit, and tried ejecting my external HDD, it would not exit. To fix this i have tried: Going to the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the tray, but when I ...
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Easy way to delete duplicate files in a folder in Windows 7

I have a folder with lots of images, where each image file has a duplicate file in the form abc.jpg and abc-1.jpg (where the latter is the duplicate file). Is there an easy way to select and delete ...
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Ways to start a program at the same time as cmd

I'm in a bit of a quandary: when I want to start a program at the same time as another program, my normal MO is to make a batch file that goes something like this: @ echo off start exe1.exe start ...
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Ubuntu formatted drive not visible on macbook pro or windows desktop

I have an older SSD (12.04 installed on it, encrypted) that was inside an ubuntu server, this particular server is on its last leg so I removed the SSD and tried mounting it on my mac to format it, ...
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Recovering a Partition with data on it

So I stupidly deleted a partition when I was trying to join two partitions from the same disk together. It had been split up to a 100mb partition and the large hunk. This was my old drive that I used ...
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cursor will not move to second screen

I have install Synergy correctly on the server machine. Then installed correctly on the Client machine. All seems as it is explained in the installation instructions, but I can not find where to ...
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Mistake after deleting AppData folder on Windows 7

I unfortunately deleted AppData and ProgramData folder from C drive since because I wanted to gain space. This resulted in deleting of all apps from my Windows 7 tiles. Also my Store App is also not ...
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Windows explorer crashes every 30 seconds

My windows explorer crashes in every 30 seconds or so. On the title bar, it shows "Not Responding", system hangs for a while and after clicking on the window itself, everything fades in white color. ...
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Changing UserAccount Name is not working Compeletly

You can change your user account name by using the command below: wmic UserAccount where Name="OLDName" call Rename Name="NEWName" Also You can use VBScripts To do this job, But there is a problem, ...
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Replace multiple strings in multiple files

I think the title speaks for itself. How can I replace multiple strings in multiple files? For example, I have the following strings: home.php, blog.php, forums.php, contact.php, etc. And I want ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2010 meeting reminders open as minimized (in Windows Taskbar)

Ever since I started using Microsoft Outlook 2010, all of my meeting reminders are opened as minimized, not maximized. The icon isn't much different in the Taskbar, so the flashing task is sometimes ...
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How can I trick Windows 7 into having a second monitor in c++ [on hold]

I have an Intel Graphics Adapter, so I could use the Screen Resolution method said here: Is there a way to fake a dual (second) monitor to fake a second monitor on my netbook to get CrazyTalk 6 (a ...
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RDP client (mstsc) can't log in to any server

RDP Client suddenly stopped logging in to any RDP server. I'm sure that my credentials are right; I can log in via Remmina on Linux, but can't do it on Windows native TSC. I tried to remove ...
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how to use HTTP over all computer? on windows and ubuntu

I'm using a HTTP proxy on firefox, something like proxy.mit.it:8080. I can use firefox to access network. Now I hope other applications on my laptop can also use the proxy to access internet. I ...
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whilst on a vpn cannot access some urls

I use windows 7 machine and a VPN to access a remote work computer. This worked fine and I was able to also access skype simultaneously on the home machine (to take a work call with smooth sound) and ...
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Error “Setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition” when installing Win 7 on a laptop with SSD and HDD

I have Lenovo Y500 with 64GB SDD (for Linux, /dev/sda or Disk 0) and 1TB HDD (for Linux data and Windows, /dev/sdb or Disk 1). My HDD is partitioned like this: {empty space} ~292GB ext4 partition ...
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Unable to access SAMBA Share from Windows

Hi I've tried solutions from similar questions but none of seem to solve the issue. Here's a short and crisp description of the problem. Windows Client OS : Windows Server 2008 WORKGROUP : WORKGROUP ...
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I cant uninstall a program, neither install, what to do?

I have a program (Office 2010) but somehow it all was deleted from its "program files" folder. If I try to reinstall: installer crashes, and no usable message If I try to uninstall: Windows 7 was ...
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Copy paste activates control button for keyboard shortcuts on windows 7

For two weeks now I have this problem that drives my insanity up - and my productivity doiwn: Whenever I copy paste with CTRL+C / CTRL+V, my computer keyboard behaves as if I had CTRL button pressed ...
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Hard drive is not accessible

I have installed new internal hard drive on my desktop but when I click on partiton of the hard drive from another hard drive it is showing "Unable to mount location" in linux(from ubuntu and ...
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Script to disable “Show Characters” in the WIFI network properties

I want to know if it exist a script to disable the "Show Characters" check box in the WIFI network properties. I know it is possible to do it manually, but given that we have a lot of computer to ...
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How to make Avast! ignore any file in specific folder and all subfolders?

I tried by adding the folder to exclusions list, but it did nothing. Currently the only option is to uninstall Avast! so I can actually develop my programs without hearing false alarms all the time. ...
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Out-of-office automaticly set for Outlook 2010 for inside & outside organisation

I am currently able to automatically enable OOO (out-of-office) automatically when Outlook is closed. I have the following code which enables OOO when I close outlook, it currently works only for ...
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Accessing two devices with the same IP?

I want to connect my laptop to two WiFi enabled digital cameras, that have the same IP hardcoded: 192.168.1.1 One solution that I've successfully tried: Connect one device to the laptop's built in ...
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Load all content of a webpage without having to scroll down

Recently many websites have adopted load on scroll approach. One has to scroll down to load more content for EG: youtube,google,facebook. Is there a way one can load all content without having to ...