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How to locate deleted data from recycle bin in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1?

I'm using Windows 7, but I tested Windows 8.1 with the same results. From what I understand deleted files in recycle bin are stored as $R or $I format, however nothing is visible when I search command ...
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How to set Photoshop File Associations via command line

I am trying to re-associate .psd files with Photoshop CS6 via command line. I feel like this should work. But it is not. assoc .psd=Photoshop.Image.13 ftype Photoshop.Image.13="C:\Program ...
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Volume Icon disappears in win 7

The Volume Icon occasionally disappears in win 7. It does not seem to be caused by any one operation. How can I fix this?
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Samba: “A device attached to the system is not functioning”

All of a sudden, my samba server (version 4.1.6-Ubuntu running on Ubuntu 14.04) won't allow connections from my PCs. Anytime I try to access the server (e.g., \mydomain.com) or the specific share ...
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Server Admin has insufficient rights to add SYSTEM DSN. Why?

My Logon ID is in the Administrator Group for a server. Yet, when I run bring up the ODBC Data Source Administrator by launching it as the Administrator and navigate to the SYSTEM Data Source tab, I ...
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Is there a way to find recently updated passwords in KeePass?

I'd like to find recently changed passwords in KeePass so that I can copy/paste them into another KeePass repository. I see that the date updated is stored as the version in the History tab, but I ...
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PC hangs a lot due to physical memory usage

I have 1GB of RAM with 1.50 GHz processor (Intel Atom). My PC is troubling me a lot by hanging; I am not able to do my work for about 5-7 minutes and the level of the physical memory usage history is ...
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Logitech k400 does not detect keypresses

I have been a satisfied user of this keyboard for 3 years, but in the last half year, it is really difficult to work with. I have to hold it in a special position for it to detect the keypresses. ...
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How do I allow access to folders I mistakenly over secured in Windows 7?

I stupidly denied access to my user folder for the administrator group, and now I can't fix the problem. I set the Administrators and HomeUsers groups' permissions on my Account's user folder to Deny ...
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SSD vs HDD which will be better value over their lifetime? [closed]

I have an Acer Aspire 5742Z which I need to fix - it is becoming incredibly slow. The two options I see are: Performing a factory reset using the current 1-year-old 500GB HDD and copying all my ...
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In Windows 7, is it possible to find out my previous internal IP? [duplicate]

My computer is registered on a certain ip over our network and I can only connect to the internet if I hae that ip assigned to me. Is there any way, on win 7, on how to find your previous local ips. I ...
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Can't unset 'Read-only (Only applies to files in folder)' in windows 7

I know other people have asked this before, but none of the suggested solutions work. I think this is blocking me write access to a folder using java (not sure though). No matter what I do the box is ...
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Prevent windows screen lock when playing with joystick

My windows 7 system is set to lock the screen after 20 mins of inactivity. (Office enforced policy; cannot change settings..) When I am using the keyboard/mouse, windows treats them as user inputs ...
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Camera blocked in windows

I am using two laptops one has Windows8.1 and other has Windows 7 enterprise. Now when I am, trying to use a application which asks you take your picture (for example skype) I get this picture. I ...
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Internet access faster on laptop with inferior specs

About 2-3 years ago, I built my desktop computer: Win7 Pro x64, Asus Sabertooth, SSD, everything... Now I bought my first laptop. It has a regular HDD, no SSD. It’s connected via Ethernet to a ...
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Automatically reconnect to Bluetooth speaker

I have two laptops, one runs windows 8.1 (Lenovo) and one runs windows 7 (Dell). I have a Bluetooth speaker: ...
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Graphics card burnt. Cannot install windows 7 [on hold]

A couple of months ago, my graphics card got burnt due to over heating of the laptop. It simply won't boot. I tried a reinstallation, but in the middle of the installation when it started installing ...
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append to clipboard with hotkey

I am looking for a way to append selected text to the current clip in the clipboard with a hotkey in windows. I need this to either be a clipboard manager or be a solution that will work together ...
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Running device firmware on a computer

I was wondering how I would go about running device firmware in a virtual machine on Windows 7 or some other way on windows 7. I am specifically thinking of running the Broadband-Hamnet firmware for ...
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Win 7/8/8.1 create wireless open/WEP network - any possibilities?

I have a very old (2003) equipment that has Aironet/Cisco 350 network adapter on board (no WPA/WPA2, only open/WEP authentication). I need to connect it with PC (Win 7/8/8.1) without external access ...
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Multiple attachments in MS Access 2010? [migrated]

I'm trying to create a Web form with Access where the user inputs their info and can upload 2 picture attachments. The result I am getting when creating the database says I can't have more than one ...
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Schedule Spreadsheet Questions [closed]

I have recently been promoted to division supervisor at a security company and one of my biggest duties is making up the weekly schedule. The current setup uses Excel. I am very low-level when it ...
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Can't hear any sound with headphones windows, but can in ubuntu

I have a (Dual booted) Dell Inspiron N5110 with IDT High Definition Audio CODEC and Windows 7. In Windows 7, I can hear sound from the speakers, but when I plug headphones in, I can't hear anything ...
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Subversion gets stuck when performing a network based operation after not communicating with the server

Our company uses Subversion, and ever since we upgraded to version 1.8 we encounter performance problems in network-based operations such as checkout, update, diff and log. The problem occurs ...
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Change file extension in Windows 7 without making extensions visible in Explorer options

Occasionally I want to change the extension for a given file in Windows Explorer, e.g. rename audio_only.mp4 to audio_only.m4a. These valid possibilities are somehow unappealing: Show extensions in ...
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Windows 7 Freezes at Login Screen?

When it powers on, it comes to the login page and freezes. The mouse won’t move and I can’t type in anything into the password field. The disk access looks busy, which I know is typical when a PC ...
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How do I dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 with 3 drives?

At the moment, I currently have 2 drives installed in my machine. A 64gb SSD that contains Windows 7, and a 1TB HDD that contains all other data (such as most programs, downloads, etc). Is it possible ...
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Alphabetical Index - mulitple columns

I have been able to create a 1 column alphabetical index, but when I try to change it to a 2 column index, the entries go beyound the column boundies on the right and I am not able to see the page ...
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why windows boots slower than linux? [on hold]

I have Windows 7 and Xubuntu, use the same software (Clementine, Thunderbird etc.), but Windows boots 4 times slower (3-4 minutes) then Xubuntu (1 minute - 40 seconds). When I say boots - I mean the ...
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How can i delete a hard drive that is no longer a part of my computer from my boot menu? [closed]

I have a computer running an AMD chip set and when i bought it they must have used their own custom hard disk for initial set up, because it still shows in my boot menu and will sometimes try to boot ...
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how to install windows 7 on GPT disk partition [duplicate]

I try to install windows 7 on my laptop. The partition I try to install it on is in NTFS format. When I clicking thorugh the installation steps and come to the part were I'm going to choose where ...
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Network icon in Windows 7 Notifications area has disappeared

My network icon has disappeared. I've tried going to Notifications area > Customize > Turn system icons off or on and I can see the Network icon but it won't let me turn it on. Everything else still ...
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Radeon HD 4850 X2 Graphics card causing PC intermittent rebooting?

I know similar questions have been asked before, but I just can't seem to figure out what's wrong. I have upgraded to the Radeon HD 4850 x2 and have installed and configured everything properly. I ...
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Windows 7 emulate wifi pci card as usb

I have a pci wifi card which I want to share with my ubuntu guest (virtualbox) so that it can act as a wireless router. I know that virtualbox doesn't allow pci passthrough so is there some software ...
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How can I activate this hyperlink? [closed]

Copy and paste the folder file path into a web browser (Chrome). Then CTRL + A the browser page into an Excel document. This will hyperlink all the names. Then it's just a matter of sorting. There are ...
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How to disable and re-enable an (wireless) network device? [duplicate]

I know I can enable and disable my network Devices in Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network Connections. I use the context menu and click on "Disable" and then "Enable". Because I have to ...
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How to disable Windows 7 recycling message

Some months ago, after some Windows patches (I don't know which one caused it), I started getting a recycling pop-up when deleting files. It doesn't happen every single time but it does happen most of ...
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give me clear explanation about making video using ffmpeg [closed]

any one could you please explain me each and every word in this command line with understandable simple example i.e ffmpeg -f image2 -i IMGP%04d.jpg video.mpg.Mainly this one i.e IMGP%04d.jpg.
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Create clean computer infrastructure [closed]

I'm building my girlfriend a new computer, and I want to build it in such a way that if anything goes wrong, as little as possible is lost. This is a less of a component selection question, and more ...
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How to make Alt-F4 close every program/game, even those that ignore it?

I think you know the problem, if you want to close a program, especially a game with Alt+F4, nothing happens. Sure, I know every programmer can choose what will happen, if the user presses Alt+F4, ...
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please give clear view about IMGP%04d.jpg [closed]

what is meant by this IMGP%04d.jpg.This is the file name where we put our images or what.how can i use this in my environment...Can anyone could help me preparing video album by using ffmpeg.
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Videos on videos windows 7? [closed]

Ok so im running Windows 7 on my lenovo Laptop. It works great but there is one problem. In every other sites than youtube, it wont load the video (You know, doesn't allow me to watch them) It's every ...
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Viewing HTML5 video in Firefox on Windows 7 without WMP

I have Windows 7 but without WMP, because the license I purchased didn't include it and I've never used it anyway. However, it seems that HTML5 videos won't play in Firefox unless I install WMP. It ...
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Hard Drive Remaining Space Not Matching up With Current Space

my hard drive is reported to have 65GB left out of a possible 223GB, however running WinDirStat and doing it via Windows, the hard drive only has about 60GB of used space. Where has the other 150GB of ...
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A Tech Support person typed a login in without telling me what it was urgent [closed]

My computer was messed up a little, but then the company tech support said I needed to buy a $240 program to fix it, and when I said no, he opened some sort of login window in the corner and typed in ...
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Unknown Contact has full access to folder?

Is anyone able to take any educated guess(es) about what this "Unknown Contact" is, which has access to a few shared folders on my computer? The concerned machine is connected to another via a ...
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Huge Decline in Speeds and Disappearance of SSD [closed]

I purchased the parts of my computer a few years ago and for the past three or four months, the performance has started to decline. I run a two drive system: a 128 GB OCZ SSD for the OS and a 2 TB ...
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Windows 8.1 RDP to Windows 7 Pro cannot login with domain account

At work I have a Windows 7 Pro that my account on it logs into our domain server. At home, my Windows 7 Home Premium can RDP into that machine just fine using my regular username "Steve" (i.e. not ...
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windows 7 bluetooth headsets/ crazy drivers [closed]

ok so: running windows 7 32-bit on what i call my 'franken-dell', other relevant hardware being targus usb bt dongle and a kinovo bluetooth headset. after i dont even know how long spent on tinkering ...
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BOOTMGR is missing won't go away. Tried everything

I tried everything. Tried the bootrec commands. Tried the Startup repair but it gives the "can't automatically repair startup" error. Tried to boot into LiveCD of Linux distro and set boot flag to ...