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Recover permanently deleted files from recycle bin ONLY

Is there a way to recover permanently deleted files from recycle bin ONLY? I know many pieces of software that will recover the whole partition but I want to recover ONLY the files that where on the ...
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Is there any difference in process disk I/O priority between administrator and normal user process?

Today I was installing big application (Visual Studio). I was doing it with elevated privileges. At some point - my computer just stuck and disk led was glowing continuously. I couldn't do anything ...
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How do I create a new recovery partition? Follow up to successful new SDD install

System Info: Sony VAIO VPCF115fm i7 Q720 Quad Core CPU (1.6 GHz) Turbo boost up to 2.8 GHz NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M GPU with 1 GB VRAM 500 GB spinning media hard drive (Seagate ST9500325AS) 6 GB DDR3 ...
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Hw to access a network printer on a VPN without a VPN connection?

We usually having trouble with our VPN connection. Our network printer is connected to VPN so when our VPN is down we can’t access the printer. I’m using Windows 7.
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Drive is missing from My Computer but is visible in Disk Management, how do I get it to show up?

I bought a new PC case and installed my hardware in it. I have 2 HDDs but I can't access one of them (320GB). How can I fix this?
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can virtualbox machine -Window7- show computers in local network from WAN?

i have a virtualbox VM running windows7 in ubuntu . the VM is connected to my ubuntu using the NAT and the host only adapter the situation that I found bizarre is that inside windows network ...
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When using a 3rd party uninstaller on Windows, should I postpone reboot until after the leftover files are removed?

I'm using GeekUninstaller, because it's free and has pretty good reviews. Usually, I will choose the program I want to uninstall, go through the regular uninstallation process, and then ...
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Restore old Windows XP behavior of ALT-TAB?

I remember that some time ago (WinXP?) a simple ALT-TAB always and continuously switched back and forward between the last two windows. Unfortunately now (Windows 7) this does not work anymore: Now, ...
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disable UAC for specific programs so they can be run on non-administrative accounts [duplicate]

I want to disable UAC for specific programs so they can be run by non-administrative accounts but with administrative permissions. How can I do this? I use Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
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Lots of processes are using excessive memory - suspected memory leak [duplicate]

A lot of processes are using more memory than they should which is causes my PC to use up to 90% of it's memory (8gb) when idling with only basic applications open (internet browser, music player, ...
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Windows 7 startup hangs if any usb attached or removed at the process

My friend has HP Probook 470 and he complained that sometimes it hangs during boot. I've got HP probook 450, after spending bunch of time I've found out that if you will attach or detach USB device ...
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ubuntu 14.04.1 installer doesnt detect any partitions, even after fixparts corrected partition table

Trying to install 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 I have four partitions (2 windows partitions), a ext4 for the ubuntu install, and a remaining ntfs data partition As a follow up to Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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My screensaver kicks in afer a few seconds and changeing it in the control panel is not working.

I have Windows 7 professional. It was working fine until I had to move the PC. I disconnected everything and when I put it back together this started happening. I have had my techs look at it but they ...
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Win7 installation in win8.1 installed system(Lenovo ideapad z510) [closed]

I have a Lenovo Ideapad z510 with Win8.1 OS (came with laptop) installed currently. I want to install Win7 as a parallel OS in C drive without removing Win8.1 Make sure my laptop has 8GB of Solid ...
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Using shapes in word 2007

We are doing our own newsletter template- we have two rectangle shapes with contents etc running down the right handside of the page when we add text the second shape jumps to page two which we don't ...
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ram upgrade in hp compaq 8200 elite microtower 64 bit

following is my existing ram spec, DIMM # 1 SMBus address 0x50 Memory type DDR3 Module format UDIMM Manufacturer (ID) Samsung (CE000000000000000000) Size 4096 MBytes ...
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I want to make a particular extension always open with a Java program [duplicate]

I programmed a viewer for PDFs and I want to make it the default program by coding. How can I do it through the windows registry ?
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Unlock laptop or disable password when computer is in specyfic WiFi network range? [on hold]

I have Android phone (Moto G 2014) and there is a feature, that disables screen password lock when my phone can see specyfic Bluetooth device in range. I can pick few bluetooth devices from paired ...
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How do I log in to Windows network from Linux live cd? [duplicate]

I like to work on my programming projects at school but my school has Windows 7 on all the machines and so I can't use python, liclipse, linux tools, etc. I can use a live cd to boot into Linux but ...
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Enabling welcome screen Windows 7 Embedded

I want the list of available users (without the hidden admin account etc) displayed. To facilitate an easier login experience. Things I have tried: Security policy editor: secpol | Local Policies ...
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Picasa multiple logic TAGGING [on hold]

However, what if I only want to see the pictures that have BOTH Billy and Joe in it (in the same picture, with two tags)? Or to take it a step further, is there a way to display all pictures of both ...
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When are quotes added to a file or folder path when dragged into a cli?

Like a CLI noob does, I often change directories by using the dragging the target folder into a command prompt to get its path. What's annoying, however, is that the path isn't wrapped in quotes, ...
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Context menu for Run as administrator stopped appearing [duplicate]

Today I noticed there is no context menu in task bar and on items in start menu. I needed to launch application in elevated mode, which I'm used to do like locating the application in start menu, ...
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Windows installation is in arcane sector

I think I found out what causes the problem where Windows is unable to start due to a logo screen freezing. I think this is actually pretty much obvious. Previously, I had active Windows ...
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adobe - previous install destination doesn't exist

Recently I installed linux alongside Windows 7. After partitioning I'm left with Windows with one partition. The thing is, I used to have photoshop on partition D, but now despite it not existing ...
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Files Larger Than 4GB Are Not Transferring To Hard Drive?

Moving things from my laptop to a 1TB hard drive. Stops at any file larger than 4GB saying that that there isn't enough space on the hard drive. I checked the formatting on my hard drive and it is ...
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Share optical drive over lan

Is there any way that you can create an optical drive server so that you can share like an audio-cd on a webserver without converting. Situation: School with new Chromebooks.
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Getting FastStone Image Viewer open files with non-latin names

I'm using Win7 Professional (German distribution). For images viewing, FastStone Image Viewer is my first choice. The program works fine unless images with non-latin filenames (e.g., Cyrillic, etc.) ...
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Sublime Text tabs appear garbled after closing a tab - how to “reset”?

Since yesterday the Sublime Text 3 tabs appear fine (but lower in height) at first and then appear garbled after I close a tab. Here's a cropped screenshot showing the issue: I am using the ...
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Error5 access is denied (restarting a service in windows)

I am trying to restart windows event log service but i get this error Windows could not stop the windows event log service on local computer. Error5: Access is deined My OS is windows 7(64) ...
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How do I add tasks for cmd.exe in Start Menu?

How do I add some custom tasks for cmd.exe in Start Menu?
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Adding the person in group but person cannot be added? [closed]

When I am adding one person in group I saw the message Contact cannot be added until they accept your contact request This person is alreadt in my contact list and he accepted the friend request, ...
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why does my Pc not able to power on

Am using windows 7 CPU till last week its working fine ,last week change the pc location to other from that time display wont come, but when power on CPU its getting on and also i checked the ...
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My local disk (C:) icon is gone after using USBFix?

After using USBFix (http://www.usbfix.net/) to eliminate the the secure browsing virus, my laptop became like that. There's no window icon on disk C: and i can't turn on my anti-virus (AVG 2014) and ...
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Computer not producing sound nor recognizing headphones

I recently got my computer repaired and will be taking it back as soon as I can to get this resolved (as it wasn't and issue prior) but would love some ideas of what is going wrong. So if I play ...
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Resetting C1000A to access GUI

I inadvertently disabled DHCP and wireless radio on my Century Link C1000A DSL modem. Now the modem will not connect to the internet, so I cannot access the GUI to reset those two functions. I have ...
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Outlook 2007 meeting cancellation issue

I am using Outlook 2007. Whenever, I cancel a meeting request I get a huge reply mail which contains logs of cancelling the request. Its just a minute wise details of what is happening in the ...
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Reducing system disk space usage on computer with SQL Server

The disk usage on my computer continues to rising with time. How can reduce his size without damaging programs and windows. The disk is SSD with 180 GB, because of that this is sensitive to me ! ...
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Synergy Setup Issue

I am currently using synergy on my 3 Windows machines. The program works great except it doesn't realize that my Serve 1 screens are 4 and not one. Here is my current monitor set up. ...
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Samsung Notebook BIOS Failure after update

Regarding the thread "All boot options are tried loop" (after updating BIOS), i wanna thank Barlop (Applied his suggestion and it worked!), for the help and ask... What should i do now??? keep these ...
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Bloomberg Professional / Power user [closed]

We have a power user who tends to have Bloomberg (heavy use), 20 pdfs open, 10-20, excel and word documents, multiple browsers connecting to 3rd party java based trading platforms, xp mode for legacy ...
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Deleting dynamic partition to fix windows - urgent

I created new volume in order to install Debian in it. Once I succeeded.. Windows was unable to start. Freezes on Windows logo screen. After a painful attempt of installing Debian, I just ruined my ...
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Get new programs to open on top of all other windows

Somehow, my computer settings were changed so that when I open a new program it doesn't open on top of all other windows. I am using Windows 7. Does anyone know where this setting is?
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Cannot view hidden files and unable to edit a registry key: Error writing value's new content

I am unable to select either of the two options for Hidden Files and Folders in Folder Options settings in Windows 7. After I select and apply it reverts back to the no selection state(refer picture ...
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Office 2013 + OneDrive Custom Deployment

When Deploying office I create some custom settings with the setup.exe \admin tool I have two problems.. When I enable the setting to only allow logging into Office with OrgID, our Org's 365 ...
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Can Windows updates/patches impact calculated results of engineering software? [closed]

I work at an engineering company that heavily relies on the accuracy of calculated mathematical results produced by software on Windows 7 (MATLAB, ANSYS, internally written Fortran codes). Recently I ...
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Firefox constantly writes into “…customdestinations-ms” - normal?

i realised that Firefox often causes HD-Activity, even if no website is loaded. Addons arent the reason, tested it already. Also increased the interval of the sessionstore. I opened Ressourcemonitor, ...
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Public folder contents not updating

On a pristine Windows 7 install, you have these folders among others C:\Users\Public\Documents C:\Users\Public\Downloads With Downloads, you can enter the folder and create a new folder ...
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Why does my monitor sometimes display a moira pattern (of sorts)

I recently bought a SIIG CE-KV0411-S1 (2-port DisplayPort KVM) to share an Asus VK278Q between my gaming PC and a MacBook. The Mac never gives me any trouble, but if the PC goes to sleep while it is ...
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Acer Travelmate P645-MG Windows 8.1 display sleep issues

I have an Acer Travelmate P645-MG, it comes with Windows 8 that I downgraded to Windows 7 64bit and all is well there. I would love to run Windows 8.1 64 bit as it addresses a lot of my gripes over ...