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copy file in 8.3 format produces “There is already a file with the same name in this location” error in windows 7

I use xcopy and batch scripting to backup newer files xcopy "src" "dest" /O /X /E /H /K /I /D. I was asked if I want to replace something which should not happen. So I did the copy process manually ...
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move a windows OS partition to another partition of the same size

I want to move my windows partition to another drive that is already partitioned (including a 100 mb partition at the start of the disk and a partition of the same size as the original windows ...
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NetFramework 4.5.1 and 4.5.2 what version includes?

I have downloaded the installer of Net Framework 4 dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64 48mb; Net Framework 4.5.1 NDP451-KB2872776-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe 136mb; Net Framework 4.5.2 ...
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Windows 7 NTUSER.DAT user profile issue [closed]

Recently i was working on a profile deletion script as well as found a software that deletes profile by the name Delprof2.exe. I know its not a microsoft product but i need help in understanding few ...
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Windows 7 diff tool that allows the comparison of directories? [closed]

Are there any open source "diff" tools for Windows 7 that allow me to compare folders and their recursive contents? I usually use WinMerge, but WinMerge forces you to compare a single file with ...
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Win7 won't mount WinXP share

For quite some time I have had an old WinXP server, with a couple of shared folders, and a Win7 client, accessing those shares. It used to work flawlessly up until 2 weeks ago, when there was a black ...
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How to repair cdedit program?

cdedit.exe will not start. When I double click, it flashes on screen for a split second and does not load. I have Windows 7. I am unable to change my default operating system.
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Windows Defaulting language to 'Unknown Language' Causing applications to crash on startup

Recently I've noticed that windows seems to be defaulting by system language for all applications to 'Unknown Language': This is causing some applications to crash on startup. If I quickly change ...
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Make windows ask me before running every additional driver or service - safe mode wit more options

Something went suddenly wrong with my PC. After a while, explorer stops responding and so do some other programs. Googling this problem gives random results and I think it's just something I'll have ...
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Undo redirecting user profile using junction

Custom built: Windows 7, 64-bit, SSD for OS, 6TB HDD. My SSD is for OS and main programs only. So far, I haven't had much trouble installing or moving additional software and files to the HDD. I ...
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Cant set monitor resolution to 1920x1080, chooses a nonstandard resolution instead

I've been sitting at this problem for hours upon hours now, so many google searches, so many different things tried, nothing seems to help. First off, the necessary data: The monitor is a BenQ ...
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**command prompt through how to kill running executable jar file ** [closed]

Kill running process of executable jar file. command prompt through How to kill running executable jar file using task manager command line path.
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Stop windows from moving around

I play some older games that do not offer my native resolution, which is 2560x1440. When I launch the game, my screen resolution changes, which moves my windows to the right. I have a 2nd (and 3rd) ...
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Chrome/IE won't open/uninstall on w8.1 [closed]

I got a problem, everything works except these 2 programs. I can't access internet. I was doing 3 things before the reboot that led to this : 1. activating vl-x in bios 2. deplacing my temp in another ...
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Retrieve User Profile Passwords

I have installed a fresh copy of Windows on one of my systems. Now I am trying to access some folder on network through Map Network Drive but it requires password authentication, but I don't ...
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Configure GIT_EDITOR for Windos

I am a beginner using GIT. I installed GIT on my Windows-7 PC and make the first steps. The command git commit -v allows to edit the commit message with an editor before doing the actual commit. I ...
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Win7 Image Creation including license Software [closed]

I have a license software installed on windows 7 64 bit Ultimate edition. This software is license is generated using Wechoid program,You can google for WechoId how it works. Now I cant copy or ...
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How to create Windows batch file to perform these tasks? [closed]

I need to create a batch file that should do the following: Run another batch file in administrator mode (Run as administrator) Once above file is run, delete files/folders from certain directory ...
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How to configure Windows Firewall to allow all ports in use by IIS Express

My understanding of this technet article, per the page that brought me there*, is that I can configure the Windows Firewall to allow all inbound traffic on any port being used by a specified ...
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Mini app that is able to sync local folders [closed]

Is there any application that can scan for changes and sync some files like: c:\program files\some app\config.ini c:\program files\other app\settings.db target dir would be d:\backups\config.ini ...
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Windows 7 computer randomly loses IP configuration

Title says it all. I recently got a new computer with Windows 7 and it randomly loses its IP configuration. Its IP configuration is all valid and works properly after it boots, but it can randomly ...
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Install windows 7 setup is starting stuck (Dell Laptop)

This problem is taking too much of my time. I have dual boot (Windows 7 and ubuntu).Suddenly, I can't boot from both OSs. I have some important data in the hard drive. I couldn't fix it. Now I have ...
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Formatting hard drive works on windows, not on linux

Alright this is driving me crazy. About a month ago I finally migrated to Linux almost exclusively (I only use windows for gaming these days) and so decided to migrate my data storage as well. I ...
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Change Windows 7 backup & recovery tool so it keeps 2 backups instead of one or indefinite backups

I'm using Windows 7 build-in backup & recovery tool and have scheduled it to automatically create a system backup each week. So far so good There you have two options on how many different ...
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Windows Media player isn't seeing some sub folders

I'm trying to share some video files from my computer to my Roku 3 via it's media player app. To do this I have to use Windows Media Player on the computer. Rather than add all of my video files (the ...
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Blank screen after installing new graphics card NVIDIA quadro FX 580 on Windows 7 Ultimate

Secondhand card, no instructions or installation CD I plug the card in, and start the computer, I get blank screens on a) my onboard video b) all ports of the new graphics card (NVIDIA Quadro FX 580. ...
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Paste a copied text word by word

I want to copy a text and if I paste, the first word will be pasted only, then another paste will past the second word and so on. Example: let's say I would store a data of a web form in Notepad in ...
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Can't see wireless networks on laptop

I can't see wirelass networks on my laptop.On other computers I can do that. I only know that model is HP Pavilion g series (I can't find other informations, my laptop don't have sticker with product ...
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ICS failing between Windows 7 host and Windows 8

I'm trying to set up a temporary connection between my laptop (running Windows 7) and my desktop (Windows 8) to allow me to access the internet on my desktop. I followed the instructions Microsoft ...
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Can't find drivers for ASUS X553MA for Windows 7 [closed]

Do you have any idea about where I can find drivers for ASUS X553M for Windows 7 ? I read in the user manual that drivers on asus.com are only compatible with Windows 8.1
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Cannot Save Changes To Files Edited Using Notepad++

I also noticed its opening files from the temp folder rather the program files and its not included in the default programs. This happened after installing an update I think it also has something to ...
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Disable program access files? [closed]

I have a program and somehow it scans the PC and if the program finds "hack" called file somewhere, it quits. It scans for example the running files, browser searched sites. How can I disable ...
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ulead dvd workshop 2 no sound on win7

i recently upgraded from winXP to win7, and the program stopped playing sound it seems like windows dosent recognize the program at the mixer the windows compatibility mode doesnt seem to fix the ...
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Is it reasonable to install Windows 7 on my Pentium D system?

I got have this old computer containing: Pentium D 2.8 GHz Socket 775 CPU 2x512MB DDR2 memory listed at 667Hz An ASUS P5LD2 motherboard An 80GB WD HDD (expect weak specs if there are several models ...
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Computer wakes from sleep instantly. No lastwake information

My parents' computer wakes instantly when put to sleep. It spins down and then starts a second later. There are no devices set to wake, lastwake gives no information, eventvwr is empty, and the power ...
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Launched programs start a process, yet don't appear [closed]

On my Windows 7 Laptop, I've recently encountered this new problem after a year without any issues: Now, upon launching certain programs (Such as iTunes, or the window after specifying all WinSCP ...
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Google Chrome Privacy Error NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID

Background: I'm running Windows 7 SP1. Using Chrome 39.0.2171.95 m. For a while my computer's clock was set to sync with time-b.nist.gov automatically, but the correct time would never display. It ...
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Dual Monitors Causes Crashes/Blackouts?

Just built a new system, and as soon as I plugged in the second monitor (computer was sleeping, I believe) the computer blue-screened: SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED, atikmdag.sys Then latter, I ...
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Public Desktop icons plus more not showing

We have one user on one computer that all of the Public Desktop icons is missing from her computer, plus things like recycle bin. Her personal icons are showing as they should, just not the public ...
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Stop automatically scanning for Wi-Fi on Linux Mint

How can I disable the automatic scan for other Wi-Fi networks when I'm already connected on Linux Mint? I have an HP laptop with touchscreen buttons and the Wi-Fi button doesn't act as usual. It ...
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Manually set the microphone volume in Dragon NaturallySpeaking

Is it possible to manually set the microphone volume in Dragon NaturallySpeaking? The Dragon NaturallySpeaking Audio Setup Wizard automatically determines the supposedly best microphone volume (some ...
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Win7 not shutting down and not locking

Has anyone else experienced recently (and found a solution for)? Windows SP1 64-bit not shutting down; all icons are gone, the background image is still on the screen, the HD light is only ...
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no logon server available

I am providing laptop support to a user in another state. I'd hate for the user to have to ship the laptop back just for me to login and create a local profile for the user. The OS is Windows 7 and I ...
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WiFi network keep disconnecting

I'm connected through wifi router and I'm experiencing some issues with the network. Sometimes, the wifi connection is disabled and I couldn't connect to the network again. When I disable and ...
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How to tell if programs using Java [closed]

How can I tell if programs are using Java? We are going to update to 8. Is there ascript to run?
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Binding 2 windows together for alt+tab usage

My basic developing workflow consists of a text editor and a command prompt. These are almost always used in tandem, side-by-side. So, to me they are essentially one window. An annoyance that I have ...
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Check Disk Usage in Windows 7 [duplicate]

How do I view the disk usage of all folders in Windows 7? I need to get the same result I would in Linux with the command df -h. I'm mainly interested in seeing which disk and folder is consuming the ...
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Install Windows 7 on bootcamp with broken DVD drive

I'm upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7 on 15 iMacs with Snow Leopard using bootcamp. Unfortunately on one of the iMacs the DVD drive seems to be broken. What are my options ? Can I use an USB ...
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How to login to a Mac to access files from a PC?

I have a MacMini running Yosemite and a PC running Windows7. I want to copy some files from the Pc to the MAc For some reason the Mac cannot see the PC on the network, but the PC can see the Mac. ...
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match product and copy a row range to Sheet 2

I have 2 Sheets. In Sheet1 I have a list of products (400) in column A. In colums B to M is the space for the names of 10 different owners, but each product could have any number of owners in one of ...