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Monitoring data transfer on windows of android

I connect my android phone with the laptop for internet on my laptop, I get 1 GB data transfer with 28 days validity whichever is earlier, my internet activity comprises of reading text on various ...
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I can't view my JPEG images in my windows 7

I have a Canon EOS 1100D and Apacer SD card, I transferred my images to my laptop windows 7 by inserting my SD card to my laptop. I can view the other images but the other cannot. It says "Windows ...
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Wrong dns suffix is appended

I use Win7 inside a vpn, and my organization have a few dns suffixes that are used: a.myorg b.myorg c.myorg and I'm using the server server.c.myorg. And some of the time when I do ping server, the ...
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DisplayPort Link Failure after monitor sleep?

I just added a 3rd monitor to my Windows 7 64-bit computer. When the monitor goes to sleep, it won't wake up. The other two monitors wake up fine (connected via hdmi and DVI). The new monitor I ...
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Batch: Random pick a name from a .txt file [on hold]

I have a list of names and I want Batch to pick a random one from another file, then echo it back.
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How to simply xcopy a folder into another keeping the structure?

Suppose I have the following structure and the current working directory is root: root - sub1 file1.xml file2.xml - sub2 file3.css - _target {is an ...
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why can I not managing to block an IP address in windows 7 firewall?

I pinged google C:\Users\user>ping 216.58.211.164 Pinging 216.58.211.164 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 216.58.211.164: bytes=32 time=41ms TTL=128 Now I want to try blocking that IP ...
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Task manager can't find the process

I launched a game call Dirty Bomb but it crashed. My steam told me I was still playing it. I shutdown my PC and turned it back on to find that I was still playing dirty bomb. I couldn't find the ...
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UMLS MetamorphoSys: “No suitable BrowsableInputStream founds”

I am trying to open a subset in UMLS MetamorphoSys: But I get the error: Why? I use the UMLS 2015AA Release with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
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Mounting non-usb devices on Virtualbox VM

I have Windows 7 running on bare metal. I have a Haupage TV tuner card installed on there that Win 7 detects and runs smoothly. I have now installed Vitualbox on Win7, and created a Ubuntu VM. I ...
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Uninstall program in windows 7

How do I uninstall a program when the Programs and Features tool in the Control Panel says there is not enough memory to uninstall any program every time I try?
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Computer boots to black PXE screen, then reports “no bootable device”

When I turn on my computer, I get the following on a black screen: Intel UNDI, PXE-2.1 (build 082) Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Intel Corporation For Atheros PCIE Ethernet Controller v2.0.0.4 (03/03/09) ...
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PC boot gives “Please enter SETUP to recover BIOS setting ” message [on hold]

When I boot the PC it gives the following error: Please enter SETUP to recover BIOS setting Press F1 to run SETUP Press F2 to load default values and continue I have Asus P5qpl am motherboard. ...
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AMD/ATI Graphics Driver issue

My computer(a secondhand), a Samsung Sens R410-FA180, came with an ATI Xpress 1200 and Windows Vista. The previous owner gave me the computer because she thought there was a problem. She asked someone ...
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How to download a .mov file using Internet Explorer

When I use Internet Explorer to open a url like this: https://…/movie.mov, it automatically uses Windows Media player to open the link. However, Chrome just tried to download the file. How could I ...
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How can all blank rows in a table be automatically reduced to a minimum height In Word 2010?

How can all blank rows in a Word 2010 table be automatically set at a reduced height compared with those containing text?
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Too Much Hardware Reserved Memory

Background My parents have a Gateway lx6810-01 that had 32 bit Windows Vista Home Premium. It has two 4 GB sticks of RAM installed (GSkill F3-10600CL9D-8GBNT), totaling 8 GBs. The RAM came with the ...
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Why has my laptop stopped reading DVD's?

My dad's Windows 7 Dell Inspiron laptop reads CD's just fine, but not DVD's. He used to watch DVD's on his laptop all the time, but now it won't even recognize the disk. File explorer says to insert a ...
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How can I fix my pc after power failure during windows updates?

I was executing windows updates on my pc. The power failure was caused by the main motherboard power connector. A prong on this connector was bent enough that it was wedged into the motherboard and ...
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Cisco anyconnect add exception

My setup: I am having a D-Link DIR-600M wireless router. (firmware: 3.02) I am using Hathway service as ISP for internet. I am using "Cisco anyconnect Secure Mobility Client" to access my office ...
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First boot Install Windows on SSD using USB flash memory

I'm trying to run my own pc build. I want to install windows from a USB flash to the SSD I installed in the PC. I want to know how to configure that in BIOS setup before and after the installation. I ...
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restore bat file default, change its edit

I have windows 7 64-bit, I've been trying to figure out how to set up a bat file to run with admin privilege so my wife can back up her computer by just clicking on it. It's been a journey. I'm a ...
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Windows 7 Pro 64Bit… now thinks it's a 16Bit OS? I can't “repair” Windows or MS Office suite?

Question : What software tools can repair Windows 7 Pro 64Bit, when it has been damaged (ie. it thinks it is a 16Bit OS and won't repair from Win7 install disk). NOTE : When trying to avoid a ...
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reg add saves incorrect value for file association

Run from Admin this code works in Windows XP. set app=ExtrNS.exe set nam=ExtrNS@ REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Directory\shell\%nam%\command" /v "" /t REG_SZ /d """"%CD%\ExtrNS.exe""" """%%1"" /f ...
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Hide a program from being visible on the desktop

is there anyway of making a running program completely invisible on Windows [7], so it does not show up on the desktop at all. Basically i want to make every instance of firefox that is opened run ...
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Installing Windows 7 on VM VirtualBox

I got this error message when I was trying to install Windows 7 on VM VirtualBox: VM: Raising runtime error 'HostMemoryLow' (fFlags=0x2) 00:03:39.566757 AssertLogRel ...
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Disabling the “Windows cannot find '[foo].exe'” popups

When I use the start command in a batch script to launch a program, I expect that program to be launched asynchronously; this happens exactly as I'd expect it would if the program that I'm launching ...
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Group Policy Editor restricting my administrator account?

Hi I have created a problem on my PC and now I feel really stupid. I tried to restrict access to certain programs on a recently created standard user account via "gpedit.msc". After completing the ...
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BSOD when hibernating while VirtualBox is open

I have a recurring problem where I get a blue screen of death when I hibernate my computer while I have VirtualBox open. I'm running Windows 7 64-bit with a xubuntu on Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) guest. I'm ...
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Is is possible to have multiple partitions on windows disk for bootcamp os x?

I'm wanting to install windows on my mac. I have a 1tb hard drive and I won't need that much space for it, and I want to use the drive for other things. Is it possible to have one part of the drive ...
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How to create a program white list for a new user account?

I have two user accounts on my PC, one is administrator and the other standard user. The standard user account is for my son. I am wondering how do I create a white list where I can choose the ...
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Phone activated multiple Windows 7 OS with same key

I have two laptops, bith are using phone activated Windows 7 Ultimate editions, with with same retail key. I have their activations backed up using a software. Could microsoft de-activate one of the ...
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Windows 7 won't launch after updates - I just want to save the files

I have Windows 7 64-bit and I did a lot of updates after I didn't do for a long time. And now Windows won't start, it's stuck in the colurful swinging logo and restart again. It suggest doing a REPAIR ...
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Folder permissions control

Scenario : i work in a company with 50+ computers in a domain. One of the PC has a trouble with My Document is missing. So i was thinking of creating a new Folder call My Documents , then i get an ...
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Losing hard disk space [duplicate]

On my C:\ drive, the installed software takes only 3.3GB of space. The total drive space is 30GB. I do not have any restore points, nothing in my recycle bin, but still I only have 1.54GB of free ...
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Which book to learn how the Southrbridge Chipset and the OS internally work [closed]

As the subject states can anyone share which book explains how the OS and the Southbridge chipset (now called Platform Controller Hub) internally work together ? I would like to learn how the ...
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I have a driver that detected a controller error on device/harddisk1/dr1. It happens 0 to 50 times each boot. I must know why

This is a Acer Aspire 7250 notebook operating Windows 7 64bit. The event ID is 11, error hard disk 1. I have ran chkdsk on all drives as well as scannow with no reported problems. I have searched a ...
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change %i to %%i and nothing happened

I have a file with two columns of file name. The following command lists the content of the file. (for /f "usebackq delims=;" %i in ("C:\RENAME-ALL.txt") DO ECHO %i When I put the same command in ...
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How to easily toggle to and from High Performance power mode in Windows 8

Windows 7 and 8 have three default "power modes", regarding how much the prioritise speed vs conserving energy: "Power saver", "Balanced", and "High Performance". On a portable machine with a battery ...
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Windows Update doesn't work and consumes 100% of CPU (Win7 SP1)

I've created this question since I don't have enough reputation to answer others like that: svchost.exe high memory usage - wuauserv. Actually I've registered here mainly to share my experience about ...
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Windows 7 blue screens but Ubuntu14.04 still boots

I have been running a dual boot Windows 7 Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Inspiron N5040 for months. The Windows 7 configured some updates yesterday after which chkdsk reported a lot of filesystem corrruption. ...
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Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 GUID MBR

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate x64 machine with a UEFI/SecureBoot capable BIOS. How can I upgrade to Windows 10 and also utilize the UEFI/SecureBoot capability since my current Windows 7 installation ...
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“Save As” Dialog Not Loading Initially

So I have had this weird thing happening where certain windows such as "Save As" won't load all the way initially. If I click on a link in the window, it refreshes and the window looks fine, but it ...
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How to set/change IP for intel(R) 82579LM gigabit adapter?

I want to set static IP to my wireless network adapter, but I get this error: [] so I want to change IP address of this adapter. I should set my wireless IP to 192.168.1.157. Also I restart my ...
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How do I remove a corrupt amd sata controller driver?

I have been getting a error 11 disk 1 in event viewer and it is causing operating problems. I have been trying to figure out how to remove the driver AMD SATA Controller driver version 1.2.1.376 and ...
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modprobe vmhgfs gives — FATAL: Module vmhgfs not found

I'm trying to get shared folders working in VMware Player 6. My host is a Windows 7 box, and the VM guest is Ubuntu 14.x I'm trying to share an external drive on my Windows machine (F:) with my ...
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Can I save boot profile so my slow computer can stream in Google Hangout?

I actually have two computers, both running current version of Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit. Neither one of them will stream even decently in Google Hangouts, Go to Meeting, etc. First is a ...
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There is no content in Windows navigation side bar and appears to be loading

There are numerous users (at least 6 that I know of) that are having trouble getting their files to show on the navigation sidebar in Windows folder. It only displays favorites, libraries, and ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 7260 Bluetooth Works but not WIFI in a Dell Inspiron M5040

I upgraded the wireless in my Dell Inspiron M5040 (running Windows 7 64bit) to a Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 7260 and have had some weird problems with it. Initially I could install both the Wireless ...
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Extracting files from windows to linux on a same partition

First Hello. I'm having a little stupid issue that comes to me when i installed Fedora 20 on my laptop. Before installing the Fedora i had Windows 7 on my C: partition. The laptop is with 700 GB ...