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Windows 7 installation crash on extracting

When installing Windows 7, it shows a tiled screen, when its doing expanding files around 4%, sometimes earlier/later. How can I fix this problem? Tryed it 3 times now.
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How to setup PS3 Media Server to stream AceStream to playstation?

I've been hunting around in net for weeks and trying no end of different setups and I feel like im going in circles. I want to watch some live streams from AceStream on my Playstation 3. I have ...
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How can i share window 7 wireless connection

I have wireless network card via USB for use in window 7 Now i have another LAN card and from that LAN card i want to connect to cisco router I have done following queseries Which adapter i have ...
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Recovery Partition volume gone missing?

Today, after I restarted my computer, I realise that I have a missing drive in My Computer screen. Although I don't access it all the time, I remember very clearly that there is a Recovery (D:) drive ...
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How to backup program files but not create a system image

Working with a user, want to backup the files/programs on computer. Restore the computer to its factory defaults and then restore the computers original files/programs. But I do not wants to do a ...
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Sound is lost until I play high volume file

I have this wierd issue for some time, and I have decided to deal with it but I could not find any information on similiar problem like I experience: I am using Windows 7 with AEG DVD4621 Home Cinema ...
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Firefox bottleneck with lot's of tabs open?

I'm currently using Firefox 28.0 on a windows 7 system on a SSD. Sometimes, when I do some research, I open about 180 + tabs on my machine. This makes firefox super slow, without using the SSD or CPU ...
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Windows 7 - out of memory when mounting harddrives

I am having a problem on Windows 7 (pro, 64bit, latest updates) when mounting hard-drives: Windows becomes unresponsive will show out-of-memory-errors will advice to close all programs and restart ...
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I want to increase the swappiness in my windows 7

as I have 60% RAM usage every time. I have already increased Virtual Memory (Increased Swap Size) but want to increase swappiness too. see my RAM usage:
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Grant Admin rights to an entire registry Hive?

There is a way via a CLI or GUI application to grant Admin rights to ALL the keys/Values of an entire registry Hive (like System, SAM, ntuser.dat, etc)? The problem is that I'm using the Dism tool ...
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How to identify what permissions are needed to access a server share

Using Windows Exploer, I enter the following UNC path in the address line and hit ENTER: \TestServer I see a share folder, MyShareFolder. I right mouse click on the folder name and clicl ...
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From time to time, the Laptop performs memory dump during Blue Screen of death

My laptop from time to time displays the blue screen of death and performs a memory dump. When the laptop is rebooted from the memory dump, I get the follow error. I have since performed a system ...
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Take my office computer home, will i have problems logging in?

I need to take my office computer home to do some work. At the office it connects to a domain and i log in with my domain username and password. When i take it home will i have any trouble logging in ...
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Keyboard resulting wrong keys before OS starts

My keyboard has recently started resulting wrong keys when I try to press any keys on keyboard before booting. The problem came literally out of nowhere. I have no idea why It stopped working and I ...
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New Windows 7 install using SSD as boot drive and HDD as storage?

I've just finished building a desktop and would like to install Windows 7 to a SSD and then have the default storage (i.e. Program Files and User folders) on a separate HDD. I've searched for ...
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Make a bootable usb drive a regular storage drive again in Windows?

I made a bootable linux drive using Win32 Disk Imager. The image I wrote on the usb drive was about 4-5 GB. When I stuck the drive in to re-use it as storage, the only part of the drive that is left ...
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How to backup RAID 0 larger than 2 T?

I have a situation. I use 2 of 1T drive as RAID 0 for C dirve. but when I make a windows image backup to a single drive , I got I/O error which means that the drive i m trying to back up can't be ...
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How can I remove a keyboard layout that isn't listed in the control panel?

Here's an interesting oddity: My work computer comes with a corporate disk image preloaded, and it is preconfigured with the German "QWERTZ" keyboard layout. Using the control panel, I added my ...
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Performance expectations of multiple solid state drives [on hold]

I recently purchased a second solid state drive, as mine is reaching its max capacity. I currently dual-boot Windows and Linux on the same drive, and the plan is to move the Linux partition to the ...
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Accessing the underlying network withn a VPN

I'm using a computer which connects to my companies network via a VPN. When I try to access my local network it is unreachable as long as the VPN is active. Normally this is of course the desired ...
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Monitor layout continues to reset back

I have a problem with my monitor setup. I have one 23in(monitor1) and one 32in HDTV(monitor2). Both 1080p. monitor1 is cabled with DVI, and monitor2 is cabled with VGA using a DVI to VGA adapter at ...
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BlueStacks uses lots of Internet traffic

I installed BlueStacks on Windows 7 Home Premium. It's using lots of Internet traffic. I've noticed that even when I'm not using BlueStacks, it's in system tray, fetching data and slowing down my ...
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Which .exe to install from Apple BootCamp for HDD support?

I have the bootcamp.exe extracted and can access the individual exe's. Which single .exe will let me access the mac partitioned hard drive? Some are obviously nothing to do with the Hard Drives. ...
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Windows 7 unattend.xml static IP-Address ist not set

I want to add a static IP-Address to my unattended Windows 7 Setup. To achieve this i added the following code to my unattend.xml: <Interfaces> <Interface ...
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shut down and reboot into windows 7

I am running windows 8 on C, and have an old windows 7 on D. When I orinally installed windows 8 I had a 5 second bootup screen offering if I wanted windows 7 or 8. I removed this so now it only ...
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Is it a hardware error for the audio device

Last night, after I restart my laptop ( DELL Inspiron 14 N5010 ) the audio device is gone and it says no speakers or head phones are plugged in . I've tried uninstall the audio device in the ...
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My laptop is showing 'media test failure: check cable'. What should I do?

It is showing this at the startup: Intel UNDI, PXE-2.0 (build 083) Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Intel Corporation JMicron JMC25X Gigabit Ethernet Controller Version 1.0.4.5 * PXE-E61: Media test ...
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How to Delete Old Audio Drivers

I have installed many inf-modified audio drivers for Conexant 20585 to make the stereo mix appear. (Failed though..) And now there are so many installed audio drivers in the system driver store. So, ...
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Google Chrome not opening some times

I have a HP G 62 notebook with Windows 7 Home Premium. Chrome is my favourite browser. I have problem with chrome. When I try to open chrome some times, it won't open up. I tried to run it as admin ...
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How to edit this resource String of the Windows DVD?

I'm customizing the image resources of a Windows 8.1 Installation, and now I would like to modify the copyright String that appears in every Setup step/screen. The String is in Spanish language and I ...
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Netbook can nolonger connect to TV using HDMI

My Windows 7 Home Acer Netbook used to be able to connect to my Teac tv via HDMI when I first got it, however it has just stopped connecting after several months for some reason. For a while, I had ...
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Windows 8.1's File History keeps excluding my libraries

This is a frustrating problem but Windows 8.1's File History keeps adding my libraries to the "Exclude" list even when I repeatedly remove them from that list and save changes. FYI, the Windows 8.1 ...
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Win 7 - cannot login if wifi is turned on

I am having a very strange error on my Win 7 Ultimate 64bit system. It's installed on laptop HP Pavilion G6. Namely, I restart the system and come to the login screen (the system has 4 users). If the ...
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Administrator getting “access denied” - unable to create directory

As far as I can tell, I am in the Administrators group on Windows 7 Service Pack 1. With CMD prompt pinned to my Start menu, I rightmouse and select Run as Admin and get this error on xcopy: ...
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Automatically setting network connection to Home on Windows 7

I have a business computer that runs in a VM and I don't know how this business is triggering the network setting dialog that popups when you first connect to a network, but when it resets, they can't ...
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Why is vncserver resizing my taskbar?

I connect to a Windows 7 workstation now and then, that has the taskbar aligned with the left edge of the screen. It's set to a width wider than the default to show more than only the icons on the ...
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PC not turning off

I am trying to shut down my PC but it is not shutting down! I am using windows 7. When I say shut down (from start menu), windows is shutting down screen comes up. After several seconds display goes ...
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Is WinPE-SRT not in the WAIK anymore?

I am trying to build a WindowsPE recovery disk. I noticed that winpe-srt.cab is missing from my WAIK installation. I do not see a \Recovery folder nor do I see a WinPE_OCs, I only see a WinPE_FPs. ...
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Internet Explorer Opening Local HTML Files in IE7 Document Mode

For some reason, no matter what document type I'm using Internet Explorer will open all my HTML files as a Default Internet Explorer 7 Document Type. If I upload these HTML files to a server they'll ...
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Bookmark and annotate a video [closed]

I'm watching some videos from my university classes, I want to Bookmark and annotate these videos. Right now I'm using Gom Player on windows 7. But there is a catch to it. My biggest problem is that ...
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Administrator account disabled, can't boot into safe mode

I recently obtained a used windows 7 computer. The only visible user had administrator privileges, and its name was that of the previous owner's. I changed the name via User Accounts ► Change your ...
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Cloning Linux and Windows from two separate disks to a single SSD

Backstory TL;DR: cloned OpenSUSE from /dev/sda2 to /dev/sdc1, Windows 7 from /dev/sdb1 to /dev/sdc2; formatted /dev/sda2 and /dev/sdb1; reconfigured GRUB2 and installed it on /dev/sdc; OpenSUSE loads, ...
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Why is Safely Remove Hardware so slow?

I have never used a computer where pressing the "Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media"-button has resulted in an immediate response. Most other functions responds almost immediate, whereas it almost ...
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client pc install software without administrative rights [closed]

I've a PC installed Win 7 and it is on AD domain network. I can just logon as client user, cannot logon as AD admin or local admin. So i cannot install any software. I've talked to my IT department ...
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Why my computer keep crashing? [With some data]

Just bought this PC used from a guy, it has the following config: AMD FX-8120 HD 7850 2GB Core Edition (4x) OCZ Gold Edition 2GB DDR3 1066Mhz Asus M5A78L LE This PC should run games like GTA IV ...
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How can I remove someone else's computer from my wireless network? [closed]

I want to remove someone else's computer from my wireless network. How do I access my router to see if I can block their MAC address. I have Windows 7.
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Where to check Windows service startup history

I suspect one of important services did not start properly on last Windows 7 restart. I have searched eventlogs but there is so many places to search. Is there some place in eventlogs where at least ...
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How to set the “encrypt” attribute on the root folder?

There is an "Encrypt contents to secure data" checkbox for every folder on the drive, except the root folder. It's accessible by right-clicking a folder, and selecting "Advanced" properties:   ...
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Format entire drive except windows operating system

On my laptop windows is installed on C: and there are lot of empty folder and unwanted files which I need to delete. So I prefer formatting the entire drive C: without the need to reinstall OS. In ...
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The document could not be opened for editing A microsoft sharepoint foundation compatible application could not be found to edit the document

I have Windowns 7 and all office components are installed correctly. I am still getting an error while editing documents from Sharepoint. Can anyone please help me? How do i start troubleshooting on ...