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Registry keys for CLSID info?

I don't know enough about registry keys to decide what is the best set of keys to use to gather info about CLSIDs special folder (name, icon and localized name). Taking the example of the "Computer" ...
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Best way to copy a large number of files from multiple drives? [on hold]

What i am trying to do is copy all of a type of a certain type of file to another external hard drive. For example I collect fonts and doing a search using type: font shows that I have spread over 10 ...
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New AMD R9 270X GPU doesn't show up in Device Manager and no Win7 Aero graphics

I just bought a Sapphire Radeon R9 270X graphics card and installed it. The installer on the driver installation CD it came with only shows this list of compatible cards though - it doesn't include ...
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MySQL server copied from Windows won't start on Ubuntu Linux

I have an external hard drive (formatted NTFS) to which I copied the MySQL data folder from a machine running Windows 7. I have been successfully able to start/stop/use MySQL on the Windows machine ...
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Windows 7: Generate image with programs installed [on hold]

I'm quite tired of formatting my family/friends laptops and PC's and I'm looking a tool that allows me to generate a Windows 7 image with some software already installed on it I know there is a tool ...
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wma files created by Windows 7 sound recorder stop playing before reaching end of the file

Edit: The problem probably cannot be solved, see my last comment in the thread for more info. I took some audio recordings using Windows 7 Sound Recorder. When I played them, some of them behave as ...
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How to create a bootable HDD DOS partition [on hold]

There is a desktop with Windows7 that has no CD-ROM. The FAT32 partition was created with 100Mb (Megabytes) of space. When computer starts, I would like to be able to boot in MS-DOS or so (no Windows, ...
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The program can't start because MSVCP120.dll is missing [duplicate]

I am trying to install sqlitebrowser for Windows 7. But when I run it, I get the following error: The program can't start because MSVCP120.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the ...
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How to connect broadband modem to tablets [on hold]

I am having the following: BSNL Internet Connection through broadband modem D Link with usb port & Galaxy tab 4 & otg cable. I need Internet connection in my tab. Can you help me ???
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Cancel automatic login with key combination [duplicate]

I was asked to set up a PC with automatically logs in to a user account that's secured with several settings including blocked USB ports. But whenever an Administrator has to log in to do ...
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RDP in 2 different operating systems from outside the network

I have purchased a static ip from my ISP. I have two machines 1 is windows7 (computer) and the 2nd is windows server 2008 R2 (laptop). I have done port forwarding in my router like this: TCP - ...
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How to get a log each time a packet is blocked by Windows7 firewall?

I would like to monitor if when sending a document to a printer, the Windows firewall enters in action. How to get a log each time a packet is blocked by the Windows integrated firewall? Some people ...
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Is there a script or utility that can force a particular application to use a particular audio device? [on hold]

I play League of Legends, and I want to start uploading some videos of my plays to YouTube. However, I like to listen to music while I play, which is a problem because YouTube will have my videos ...
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Aero Peek doesn't preview certain windows

Usually Aero Peek will popup a thumbnail preview of a window when I mouse over the desktop icon. But for some apps, it just "previews" a blank window with the app's icon in the middle. This only ...
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My VPCEB24EN sony vaio laptop with home basic window 7; Following functional keys are not working namely F5-F7 [on hold]

Please provide solution of my question: My VPCEB24EN sony vaio laptop with home basic window 7; Following functional keys are not working namely F5-F7.
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Move hdd to other laptop, need Win7 reinstall? [duplicate]

A Thinkpad T61p died (motherboard), I think hdd is ok. I then mounted the hdd in a Thinkpad R61i; after hardware change warning, it gave BSOD and instantly shut down. Is it possible to maintain ...
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Is there an IDE to view the contents of an exe [closed]

Someone downloaded some bloatware that installed 30 other programs. Is there a way I can take the original exe and extract it to see all of the other programs it installed along with it in some kind ...
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Recovered from LogonUI.exe Start up Error and its repercussions

Uses: Windows 7 SP1; Dell Optiplex 380; I had got the Error message below while logging and recovered from it using System Restore from Dell's System Repair option. LogonUI.exe - Bad Image ...
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Export MS-Word drawings to TIFF and EPS

I have some drawings in my docx file. These drawing were accomplished by use of MS Word 2010 win and 2011 mac drawing features. I am now required to export them separately in TIFF and EPS format. I ...
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vcredist_x86.exe will not install Cannot install/register msvcr120.dll [duplicate]

I've been having problems with a couple of games on Steam saying they need the file msvcr120.dll. I searched the web and found that I need to install Visual C++ and found several links to the install ...
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Prevent USB device to be used by specific application in Windows 7

I am developing a Windows 7 application that uses Microsoft Kinect, plugged via USB. This device also includes a microphone, and everytime I use Skype and plug in the Kinect, Windows 7 automatically ...
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Using Bluetooth speaker with wireless mouse dongle

I just bought a Bluetooth speaker. It works fine with my smartphone and I want a way to also use it with my desktop PC. I have a dongle for my Microsoft mouse. Will these dongles serve as Bluetooth ...
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Unable to reboot my newly built PC

I built a new PC but I realized from even before installing Windows 7 that my PC does not reboot pushing the "reset" button on the case. I managed to install an OS by hard booting it. Now this PC is ...
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My L3 cache size showing zero in wmic (cmd)

I purchased a desktop system which has 6 MB Cache. When I checked the L3 cache in the BIOS I didn't find a L3 cache. I the tried to use another method in from the command line to confirm the L3 cache ...
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Does Windows 7 deployed via the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit still require activation within 30 days?

I am learning how to use the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and am experimenting with Windows System Image Manager. At work, we normally use MAK keys to activate our Windows 7 installations. I know ...
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all .exe programs have been replaced with Notepad, including Command Prompt and Regedit [duplicate]

I was trying to see a file on Notepad yesterday and, afterwards, every .exe program on my computer turned into a Notepad document. I've searched around both Super User and the internet and everything ...
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SAMSUNG 24" LT24D390SW, Different resolutions stop some menu settings from working [closed]

Ayo, I play CS:GO and whenever I chose a non native resolution I believe game-mode comes on automatically and this prevents my AMD settings from working properly. I would love to have the method of ...
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Notepad takes a long time to open Font Options

I have been running Windows 7 Ultimate though Bootcamp on Mac OSX Mountain Lion for about 3 years, but this has not been a problem until about a 8 months ago. I've ignored it for a while since the ...
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Blue Yeti Forces Itself as Default Speaker (Windows)

I have a Blue Yeti Microphone and I have an extremely annoying problem, no matter what I do, every time I reboot my PC it forces itself as my default speaker. I want my VIA definition audio as my ...
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Windows 7 computer will not run any program outside of Win7 compatibility mode [on hold]

Any program I run, including the web browser I'm on now, although presumably not Windows Explorer, will not run if that program has not been changed to have it start in compatibility mode for Windows ...
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RAID 0 now showing as “unallocated”

I have a 6TB RAID 0 consisting of 2x3TB WD Red drives. It's been working fine but recently I went on my PC (which was still turned on and had been for a few weeks) and the whole partition was showing ...
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Windows 7, cpu at 100%, netsh.exe, node.exe

I'm having a strange problem with my cpu usage. I've seen similar complaints elsewhere, but no real solution. Whatever software I am using, my CPU seems to max out to 100% with seemingly useless ...
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How to share files between a desktop and a laptop using WiFi? [closed]

I want to know how to share files between a desktop and a Laptop using WiFi. I have a TP-Link router and my desktop is connected to it with an Ethernet cable and the laptop is connected wirelessly.
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Windows 7 Professional: Can't add New Users

I'm working with a computer that won't allow me to create new user accounts. I managed to use a LinuxLive USB and removed the password to one admin account, and unlock/enable the other admin account. ...
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Accessing name-based virtual host from an Android device

I have several name-based virtual hosts running on my local Apache 2.2 server on my Windows PC. Now, I would also like to access these virtual hosts from a remote device connected to my PC by WiFi ...
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How to analyse and read scan logfiles?

I was suspicious about adware so I performed AdwCleaner and the results were the following. I removed everything showed on the scan except registry files. I removed only one registry file [Speedbit ...
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Need command to edit a service's log on to Local System Account

When you right click a service in services.msc and go to properties and Log On, it lets you change it to Local System account, how can I switch to that setting with a batch command, I want to switch ...
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Emoji icon fragments rendering on desktop - Win7 [on hold]

I have experienced these emoji fragments appearing on my screen recently after browsing facebook. What should I do? When I reboot, they disappear, but when I browse again, they appear again after I ...
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Which file is the boot critical file that is corrupt/damaged?

Trying to figure out which file needs to be repaired. Running windows x64 home premium I don't have a optical drive on the laptop, but have sub drives.windo The startup repair log says: Bugcheck ...
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How to dual-boot Fedora and Windows 7 Pro on X220?

I have a kind of simple question, but I past the last 3 days trying to find a full guide for this, and every one that I tried was saying something different. My question is: How do I install Fedora ...
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Desktop Windows 7 computer not going to sleep reliably

I did already read this similar question: Why won't my computer go to sleep automatically? In fact, from that question, I learned how to run a diagnostic, powercfg -energy. Here are the results: ...
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Lower maximum capacity of external hard drive

I am attempting to make the maximum size of my seagate hard drive smaller (it is 5TB and I want it to be 2TB). I have a blu ray player that onlys sees 2<=TB drives. I have tried all of the ...
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How to raid 0 on laptop

I Have N56 laptop, so i decided to upgrade it using pair of 250gb ssd drives(the secondary could attached instead of optical drive). Now i want raid them to increase the performance. after some ...
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Services don't have MySQL Server. How to run it?

I need to run MySQL Server on a new for me laptop. There's Windows 7. And MySQL have been installed on it. In order to verify this, I opened the Programs and Features window and saw it there: But ...
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I can't run .bat and .cmd files with start command (Windows 7)

I can run .bat and .cmd files typing his names in windows console, but if I run with start "" file.bat I get this error: System can't run specified program. I have tested with a very simple file ...
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No HDMI option in sound playback devices

I'm using an off-lease refurbished HP 6005 small form factor PC running Windows 7 with an integrated ATI HD 4200 GPU. The HD output port is displayport, so I bought an adapter to hook up to my TV. ...
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Windows 7 - Combine Details view with Other view

Like the title says, I'm looking for a way to combine the Details view in Windows Explorer with any of the other views that Windows offers (Large icons, Medium icons etc). Both Windows XP and Vista ...
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Is there any way to find out the motherboard for my dell e6420 without opening the machine? [duplicate]

Is there any way to find out the motherboard for my dell e6420 without opening the machine? I want to find out the maximum and type of ram.
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my printer CLP 325 samsung not lifting paper. is it because toners are dried up

CLP 325 printer does not lift paper. All toners showing red lights. the printer has not been in use for 6 months. I took out each toner and put it back after shaking it. there is no paper jam. pls ...
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My Volume automatically goes up without me doing anything

I'm not sure if its my headset ( Roccat Kave 5.1 ) or if windows is playing games with me. I'm using Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition Service Pack 1 (build 7601), 64-bit so if anyone has ...