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my command prompt defaulting to H drive and not changing to C drive

When i open my command prompt it defaults to my H drive and when i use cd /c: its not changing to the C drive. Please need help I have tried the following commands regsvr32 /u msolap.dll Thanks
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powershell session in conemu is not seeing an odbc driver

If I open a powershell session normally I can run a script that uses the "PostgreSQL ANSI" odbc driver without issue. If I open a powershell session in conemu (same arch, same user) I get a "data ...
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VirtualBox error when starting Ubuntu

Please help me. I got this error when I click start to run Ubuntu: Unable to load R3 module C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox/VBoxDD.DLL (VBoxDD): GetLastError=1790 (VERR_UNRESOLVED_ERROR)
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Corel Video Studio 7 will not run

After applying windows updates, Corel Video Studio Pro 7 can't run. After I installed the updates, it worked. Is there a quicker way than re-installing updates one-by-one to see which update is ...
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How can I play some audio through speakers, and some through headset?

Is there a setting so that I can choose to have one program play sound through the speakers, and one program play sound through a headset? This question is related to How do you enable speaker ...
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How Do I Pass a USB Device to a Virtual XP PC When The Drivers Are Not Installed On the Host?

I have a Canon eos D30 digital camera that there are no Windows 7 drivers for, so i cannot connect it to my laptop. Canon are not even thinking about making any drivers and are never going to be. ...
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Clean install Window 7 x64 bits Ultimate Golden (No SP1) WU not Working [duplicate]

I have an Intel computer, no brand, and since update fails to find April 16 updates, I thought Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, HitmanPro or ESET Smart Security were the problem, so I backup all my data and ...
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windows 7 outlook read only “move/edit” on zipped files

this was great and saved an unbelievable amount time and frustration. Now, do you have a solution for emails that come in with Zipped files? I have removed the zip from my laptop but other have ...
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Some programs open and close immediately-Windows 7

My PC suddenly doesn't open some programs when I double-click on them. I used Task Manager to check if the program runs in the background after double-clicking,and it does get listed under 'Processes' ...
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how do I split an excel column (prop_Acc) into two columns keeping leading zeros? [duplicate]

Example, Prop_Acc column1 column2 *%0001500 *% 0001500 *%0022423 to *% 0022423 *%0984100 *% 0984100 *%0000201 *% 0000201
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Finding files with .plt extension using Windows Search

We are using a SBS11 server and multiple Windows 7 clients. On a network drive, which is located at the server we have also *.plt files. Some of them could be found using Windows Search but most of ...
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Need to search for folders only, on the first Level Only

First of all, I would like to ask if there is a possibility to get a more specific explanation as I am not a programmer. Or maybe a software can be recommended (I've downloaded for example ...
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Windows 7 host, CentOS guest - internet connection

I have troubles connecting a CentOS guest on Virtualbox running on a Win 7 host. The host has been given two adapters: Host-only and NAT. ip a vi 03 Note: setting GATEWAY=10.0.2.2 still results ...
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VirtualBox 100 percent CPU usage

I have MacOS as the host (El Capitain) and Windows 7 as a guest - however the CPU rises up to 105 %, even when it is idle. I have searched the web, eventually found this thread here on SU, but have ...
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Modifying script to capture login/shutdown times in Windows

For some time now I've been using this script to view my login time for a particular computer: Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject") Set objFile = ...
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Will changing windows shell affect my ability to run windows programs?

I have recently started using Linux on my laptop and I really like it. Especially I am overwhelmed by the ability to customize the desktop environment in Linux. I start reading about it and I learned ...
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USB Mouse and Keyboard functions in BIOS, but not in Windows 7

Relevant specs: Windows 7 Pro 64-bit ASUS M4N78 Pro Chipset: nVidia GeForce 8300 CPU: AMD Phenom II 945 Mem: 8GB DDR2 800 Details: Replaced MB, CPU, RAM. Booting into BIOS, USB keyboard and ...
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Does Windows slow down at all in time? [closed]

Many people say that "Windows computers slow down in time even if you do nothing wrong". I know this is generally contributed to the user downloading maleware, or other similar problems. What I am ...
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Replace Explorer at startup woks with anything but my App [closed]

i want to start my app instead of explorer but i have had a bad luck, i tried many apps path on the shell value, and all of them worked fine but only my application didn't work, and i don't know why, ...
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How to enforce changing homepage of Internet Explorer?

So, my friend installed some super awesome free game which he totally enjoys playing. But when installing it, he checked "change my home page to superawesomegames.com" Now whenever he opens the IE, ...
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What are “scriptlets” the referred to in Windows Group Policy Editor?

The Local Group Policy Editor in Windows 7 has a policy option to restrict the running of "scriptlets". This option can be found in Computer Configuration > All Settings > Allow scriptlets and ...
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“Reported Web Forgery” message on one install of Firefox but not another

On my 64bit Windows 7 machine running latest version of 32bit Firefox I received the following message when visiting a URL from an email... in order to check it out further, I loaded firefox on a ...
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Can I tell windows to request network login for network drives on startup?

I have two mapped network drives on my windows machine, from a NAS. Both drives require the same username/password configuration, and I opted not to tell windows to remember this, because well, I want ...
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When navigating via Favorites how to stop Windows explorer from immediately scrolling the focus to that nth level folder?

I'm noticing a peculiar behavior in Windows Explorer. It used to work fine earlier but after reimaging my system with Windows 7 again I'm seeing this new issue. The background: If you open Windows ...
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ftype changes are ignored. Where does Windows retrieve the “incorrect” value from? How can I enforce my changes?

assoc and ftype, provide a mapping between extension and a program to launch for that extension. And for some reason, despite what I have specified by assoc and ftype, some other application is ...
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Accidentally turned off display/screen

I have a HP elitebook 840 running Windows 7. My problem started when I was holding the laptop and dripped some juice from the plate of food I was also holding. I started to clean off the little bit of ...
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How to update Registry with REG ADD command

I need to do set this registry value from command line: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CredentialsDelegation] "AllowSavedCredentialsWhenNTLMOnly"=dword:00000001 ...
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Windows 10 password reset after update

I updated to windows 10 from windows 7 and can't log in to my account. So I forgot my windows 7 password long time ago and have been using fingerprint login ever since on my HP Elitebook. I was ...
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How to enable OpenGL 2.0 support on a Windows guest on VirtualBox

I am trying to run some games on Steam (specifically Dota 2 Reborn) on a Windows 7 64 bit guest under VirtualBox running on a Fedora Linux 23 64 bit host. I have enabled 2D and 3D acceleration on the ...
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Certain site is getting redirected to another page

My ISP is known for their intrusive behavior. Let's say warheat1990.com is a porn/gambling site with IP address 77.77.77.77 (my ISP will block these site). When I open warheat1990.com from my ...
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Will installing latest version of IE also install windows 10?

I have a windows 7 laptop with IE 8 and would like to upgrade to latest verrsion of IE but definitely do not want Windows 10. I have already done all the recommended things to prevent Microsoft from ...
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Windows no longer boots, computer goes straight to BIOS

I built myself a PC about 3 years ago. I5-4670 H87-Plus mobo Asus GTX 760 Samsung SSD boot drive Seagate HDD (storage and non-essential programs) 8GB RAM Corsair RM650 PSU A few days ago, ...
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Frozen Windows 7 Login Screen (freezes after correct credentials)

Here is the scenario. I turn on the laptop, it loads, the login screen comes up. I enter the correct credentials and it says "Welcome" and the cursor turns into the loading symbol. However, shortly ...
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Drop a file onto a desktop icon to attached it to a new email?

Hello Superuser Community! I already tried searching for a solution but I could not find anything. What I want to do is the following: I would like to be able to drop one (or best any number) of ...
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Git bash and cmd don't load my user account PATH variable

Start up a gitbash or a windows cmd session and run echo $PATH or echo %PATH% They both print the contents of the system PATH variable, but neither prints the contents of the PATH variable ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 Model 7265NGW [closed]

What are the two antennas used on this chip? What are the drivers? Are there any similar modules? For windows 7 & 10.
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Windows 10 prompts on new computers [duplicate]

Good morning. Since I started here a lot of computers are getting Windows 10 prompts. I have done everything I can think of to get rid of them but they continue to be a pest. Here is what I have ...
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can't access windows 7 shared folder via samba 4.2.10-Debian NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED & NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME

Well it worked before the badlock update, not well, but worked. Now I'm just getting NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED & NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME. The only thing I set in my smb.conf is the netbios name. ...
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how to set windows 7 to it's basic state

I want to set my Windows 7 the minimum basic state. I want to keep only the services and configuration that allow direct-show apps(media), CD burning, and printing to function. So appreciate any ...
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Browser (any) on Windows 7 loads bad (localhost) https certificate

On Windows 7 in Chrome, but also in any other browser, for one particular (external) website a bad HTTPS certificate is loaded. When I open the certificate it says that Windows does not have enough ...
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How to repair or recover my Word and PDF files

My Windows 7 was infected and the malware destroyed both of my Word and PDF files. I searched the web much but couldn't find a way to really help me on recovering or repairing those two files. I found ...
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MS Excel error when saving on to a Novell mapped drive

i have win 7 installed with Ms office 2010 and latest Novell client for windows, we have a mapped network drive where we save our documents the strange thing is that when i open a new ms word document ...
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How to check (in advance) if a W7 product key will activate W10

Last autumn I tried to upgrade a W7 laptop to W10. All installed OK, but wouldn't activate - I think the reason was I had bought it from work and it was running a volume licensing key. Anyway, had to ...
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tring to take read only and write protect of flash drive

I have a 125 GB flash drive that is read only and when i take that off then it goes to write protected. and goes back and forth between the two how can i fix it so it wont be read only and take the ...
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How did I move the taskbar to the top while it was locked?

I had the taskbar locked, and I was switching to a different window, when suddenly the taskbar moved from the bottom of the screen to the top. I must have done something by accident, I was able to ...
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Connect via remote desktop to two computers on the same global IP? [duplicate]

In my office, I have several computers connected to the same local network. One of them, I use port forwarding to 3389 to be able to connect to it using remote desktop via global IP. However, I have ...
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Formatting Issue

I've got a functioning Win7 32bit Ultimate (SP1). I am trying to create an emergency backup disk and am trying to do it with a brand-new set of DVD-R. I have followed Windows format instructions. I've ...
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CMD not recognizing javac.exe

On my Windows 7 64 bits, I changed the JAVA_HOME variable to point on 64 bits JRE, and changed it again to point on 64 bits JDK. I did same operation a few times. Every time I do this change I close ...
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NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT… No display on Monitor

There's no display on my monitor when I connect it to NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT video card. But display appears when I connect it to the onboard video card. My computer is AMD Phenom(tm) 8600B ...
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Data Recovery using EasyUS Data Recovery

I have accidentally deleted a 60gb folder from my 1TB HDD. The hdd is not corrupted so i decided to use the deep scan method of easyus data recovery which i have used in the past and successfully ...