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Should I upgrade my custom made and optimized workstation to windows 10? [closed]

I actually purchased a highly specialized and custom made workstation 2 weeks ago. It is very optimized (bios etc) and the specifications are very high and includes 2 terrabyte ssd. My question is, ...
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What is the easiest way to make a multi touch whiteboard/signage app for windows 7 [closed]

I am looking for a way to create some software that can be used with a windows 7 desktop that uses a multi touch screen (large, about 40 inch) The whiteboard is used on a hospital ward with 28 ...
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windows not starting as keyboard not responding

I have a HP Compaq laptop with windows 7 installed on it now when I'm starting my laptop it tells me that it is checking file-system on c: but stops suddenly with message that checkdisk is unable to ...
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How can I create a cell that only allows 1 character to be entered in Excel 2010 and then automatically goes to the next cell

I'm using Excel 2010 and would like to create a cell that only allows 1 character to be entered and then automatically goes to the next cell to enter another single character?
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I have windows 7 os installed in virtual box .I want to install software in this os .How to do that?

I have windows 7 os installed in virtual box .I want to install software in this os .How to do that? how to locate setup file in drive .
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Windows 7 drag&drop files onto the adress bar/directory path of the explorer (like in win8)

I've been using windows 8.1 for the past years, and just installed windows 7 ultimate. However, I am missing a very convenient feature, which allowed me to drag n drop files into any directory that ...
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downgrade new laptop to windows 7 using clean install

I bought a new Medion laptop with Windows 10 already installed. For many compelling reasons I don't like win10. I tried to install win7. First I had to modify my ISO USB stick to include a driver for ...
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Migrating Shared Workstations from 7 to 10

I'm looking for suggestions on how to easily migrate Windows 7 workstations to Windows 10. maybe some sort of tool similar to window easy transfer. (free tool?) I have some computers that are shared ...
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File Open Dialog Box on Restart

Recently I've been seeing this dialog box pop up whenever I restart my computer and log in. It wants to open a file named after me, it appears to be one located in my C:\Users folder. Why would ...
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How do I make a generic BAT file to global add/delete printers from one server?

How do I make a script to global add/delete printers? I have tried using below but I keep getting a syntax error or some other error. @echo off set /p _global="[a]dd/[d]el :" set /p _print="Printer ...
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Audio sounds really bad after installing Windows 7

This might be a bit of an unusual question, but I used to have windows 8.1 for the past three years on an HP Envy dv7 Laptop (it came preinstalled). Playing music in Windows Media Player used to work ...
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file modified date wrong on Android by 8 hours when transferring files with OSX

I moved files to my desktop in OSX from an sd card and then to another sd card. I then put that SD card into my android phone and the last modified date is off by 8 hours on all photos. The modified ...
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Forcefully boot windows 7 in normal mode when set to safe mode in msconfig (but crashes)

I wanted to use safe mode to get some things done on my PC. It worked in normal mode just fine, but no matter what I ever did, I could never get the advanced boot menu. F8 doesn't work, at at best I ...
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Photoshop CS6 AND CC crash if I turn on tablet when photoshop is open

Computer Win 7 I7-6700K Intel 750 Series HHHL (CEM2.0) 400GB PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 I have tried two different mother boards, same results. Wacom Tablet Cintiq 20 WSX If I have the tablet turned off and ...
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How to see again the latest dialog box in Windows 7?

I was about to click on something, but then suddenly a dialogue box appeared. So my click went to the dialogue box without my intention. I even had no time to see its content. Is Windows 7 is such ...
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How to Turn of the ASUS touch pad [duplicate]

My computer is an ASUS with Windows 7. How do I turn off the touch pad since I have a mouse in use?
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IIS Manager crashes when I try to open the node for my server

I have a Windows 7 x64 with PowerShell 5.0 and IIS7. IIS Manager crashes when I try to open the node for my server with the following error with the following error: IISMANAGER_CRASH IIS Manager ...
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Can I reuse a Windows 7 key on a new computer if I format the old computer? [duplicate]

1) Recently I've decided to replace multiple components in my computer because my hard drive is failing and my motherboard and such need an upgrade. Since the pc was built for me, I have a retail ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7 [closed]

I had Dual boot System with Ubuntu and Windows 7 ultimate .. Windows 7 Got corrupted so i had to reinstall windows 7 (Ultimate 32bit) .. When i had the dual boot when the windows wasn't corrupted it ...
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Why can't I sign in to OneNote 2016 (64-bit)?

I am trying to get my computer to sign on to 64-bit OneNote 2016 on Win 7. While the popup window shows up fine, when I input my credentials and although I get no error messages, I get another ...
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How to use my windows 7 laptop as router?

I would like to route my mobile traffic through my laptop which its operating system is windows 7 professional. Now my laptop is connected to internet using LAN and is also connected to the access ...
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explorer.exe ntdll.dll c0000005 failure when log in

I have my explorer.exe crashed, with faulting module ntdll.dll, error code c0000005 fail when i attempted to logon, nothing including desktop and task-bar is shown up, help me please, i already ...
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VSSADMIN Behavior when you press 'y' to “delete shadow copies”

I have a bat file to do some cleanup on machines with minimal disk space. This bat file deletes windows restore points that eat up a lot of space via the command 'VSSADMIN List ShadowStorage'. It also ...
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IPAD devices do not have USB access in WIndows 7

Our systems are connected to a Domain machine ( running Windows 2008 ). There are certain policies enabled such as USB permission, Admin privilege, registry access etc. Users in these group only have ...
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Windows 7 Power Button Turn off Display

In the define power Buttons and turn on password protection page in the Windows 7 Control panel, the user has the option to have the power button do the following: Nothing Sleep Hibernate Shutdown ...
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Different dpi per monitor windows 7?

I have Lenovo thinkpad 15.6″ display with resolution: 1920x1080 and an extended display: ThinkVision: 19″ display with resolution: 1440x900. I need to set different dpi for both the monitors. Is this ...
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Windows 7 // system DNS cache and WinINET cache // Is cache reset after changing the network

Can you enlighten me, how system DNS cache and WinInet cache works. Especially I would like to know the followings: Are the both caches cleared/reset after changing the network, for example after ...
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Where to get Internet Explorer 11 RTM

I'm trying to find a download link for Internet Explorer 11 RTM version. The reason is because I have MVC application and IE is crashing on a few versions of IE 11, e.g. 11.0.9600.xxx I don't know ...
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GPO not applied to Windows 7 and higher

There are two domain controllers. The primary works on the Windows Server 2008 R2 and the secondary on Windows Server 2012. When I create a GPO on the primary controller, it is immediately copied to ...
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How to reboot Windows 7 Home Premium without a mouse?

What are the exact key strokes for rebooting your computer without a monitor while it is in safe mode? I rebooted my computer in safe mode for some other issues, hence being in safe mode, and it will ...
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How do I delete a custom keyboard shortcut in Windows 7 when the program is no longer there?

My cat set a shortcut on the keyboard to iTunes without me realizing it, and I deleted the program. When I reinstalled it, the keyboard shortcut remains, but I cannot figure how to turn it off. Now ...
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Windows 7 won't sleep, just turns off monitors

I recently set up a dual boot system on my computer (two HDs, ubuntu and windows 7), and now windows 7 won't sleep properly. It turns off the displays, but doesn't put the full computer to sleep like ...
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Windows 7 'netsh reset' without rebooting?

Frequently we are required to reboot after installs or commands because specific services have to start or restart. Is there some service I can restart to avoid rebooting the whole PC after "netsh ...
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winkey + TAB behavior of win7 - I want it back in win10

I just upgraded from win7 to win10 Quite fine - but -BUT- I m really missing the win7 behavior when pressing winkey and TAB - in win7 there was a kind of a rolling slideshow in win10 there is a ...
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What is this mystery paragraph mark in Microsoft Word that cannot be copied?

In Microsoft Word 2013 on Windows 7, I keep encountering a strange paragraph mark that cannot be copy-pasted properly, which causes all kinds of problems. Unfortunately, I do not know how to produce ...
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Laptop-two hard drives-free upgrade to W10 will it invalidate the W7 drive?

I have a ThinkPad W520 . It only holds one hard drive at a time. It has Windows 7 Pro that came installed on it. I also have a spare hard drive that also has Windows 7 Pro installed on it using the ...
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Desktop.ini InfoTip not working

I'm trying to utilize some of the capabilities of desktop.ini in Windows to help organize the network file system at work. Most network folders need an Archive folder at various levels in the ...
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Add Local group restrictions with cmd

How I could add Additional Rules in Software Restriction Policies with cmd using a script that'll work with both Windows 7 and Windows Vista. I would like to create some path rules with security ...
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Bulk Windows 7->10 upgrade

I got about 70 Windows 7 machines. I want to upgrade all of them to Windows 10. Are there any parameters than i can pass to GWX from script, or something? Those are Win7 Professional, all OEMs.
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Uninstall Canon MP280 drivers

I have Windows 7 home premium. I am trying to uninstall canon MP280 series drivers from my machine. I am using "uninstall or change a program" in the programs and features section of the control ...
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Windows 10 upgrade error C1900101-4000D

I'm trying to upgrade Acer Veriton at work which runs from W7 Pro to W10 Pro. I have tried both the 'download' and 'DVD' upgrade routes with the same results :- The first two phases work smoothly, ...
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How to permanently share a folder on encrypted drive?

I have a Windows machine (Win 7 Enterprise) with one of its drives encrypted with bitlocker (system, as a whole, is not encrypted). Every time machine starts, I have to double-click the drive and ...
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ACPI.sys is consuming a lot of CPU. Windows 7

Yesterday i had a problem where my CPU usage was getting spikes between 10% and 80%. I found out that svchost.exe was consuming a large portion of that. Now my problem is with the system process. I ...
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Error code 0xd0000272 activating upgraded Windows 10

Recently I installed a Pro version of Windows 7 and activated it successfully. Then I ran Windows Media Creation Tool and upgraded the activated Windows 7 directly to Windows 10. The version of the ...
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Malware: how to remove annoying extra argument when Firefox & Chrome processes start

I am in the midst of a malware cleanup, as a result of making the rookie mistake of trying out an .exe file from an unreliable source. Anyway, the malware seemingly turned out to be some sort of ...
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Read hard drive with btrfs filesystem on Windows or Virtual machine with linux distro

I have to read data from WD Red Pro Hard Drive (BTRFS file system) connected to Windows PC via USB 3.0 Docking station. I read that it is not possible from Windows level. That's why i've created ...
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Creating path for remote server to display folders on local

I work with a 2008 Windows remote server on a Windows 7 computer and I would like to create a path where the remote folders are accessible from the local computer. For instance, I would like to be ...
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What is the Communications Port (COM1) in Windows 7?

I recently bought an (old) laptop from someone, and despite having installed virtually no programs on it the Device Manager lists a Communications Port assigned to COM1. Attempting to use COM1 for ...
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Found a way to convert drive from GPT to MBR and vice versa without data loss but,

I also have found a way to convert drive from GPT to MBR and vice versa without data loss using the AOMEI Partition Assistant Pro Edition 6.0 but, I fear because actually, I have Windows 10 already ...
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Windows Media Player 12 wont play mp4, mp3, wmv files through IIS local hosted website when PC is disconnected from the Internet

I have an IIS 6.1 website on a local Windows 7 32-bit machine that serves HTML and MP4 videos through Internet Explorer all on the local machine. An internet connection is not required as this is all ...