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Iframe pages on Facebook does not show in Internet Explorer 9 - Windows 7 64-bit

Have this very irritating problem with Internet Explorer 9 and Facebook. If I go to Facebook and watch a page with iframes (like IFBML pages) it will not show up in Internet Explorer 9. It shows up ...
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How can I disable safe mode in Windows 7 and crash Windows with a hotkey? [closed]

Is there a way to disable safe mode in Windows 7? In XP, I can modify the following keys to disable safe mode, which causes BSOD and reboot. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\...
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Apache+Home Server not allowing External Traffic

Not sure what the ruling is on asking new questions but I felt like my previous question was answered in this post. So now I have my server correctly allowing me to setup directories outside of my ...
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Windows 7 Home Basic - disappearing hard disc space

Hi I am running Windows 7 Home basic on a mini computer operating some test equipment. The hard drive is only small 7.58 GB.I installed Adobe 10 as I was receiving a pop up informing me that the ...
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Making a Chart like this?

I'm trying to make a chart like this: And my data is organized like this: I'm just not sure how my chart needs to be organized in terms of series to achieve this. Thanks
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Can't find the hash key when using Remote Desktop Connection (Connecting from OSX to Windows 7 on MacBook Pro)?

As the title says, I'm using a MacBook Pro to log in to my Windows 7 desktop (using "Remote Desktop Connection"). I've tried all the usual keyboard combinations to get a hash key from within Windows: ...
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laptop running Windows 7 started losing connection constantly

So I got new laptop 64 bit with Windows 7 that I use wireless for internet. For the first 3 or 4 months, high speed internet with no issues. End of January I started losing my connection. I can go ...
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Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause [closed]

I recently bought new parts to build a computer. According to the manufacturers, all parts are compatible, and I have 2 HDs - 1 new (currently empty), and 1 old (with data, including Vista 32-bit). I ...
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unable to copy/paste on windows 7 64 bit

running Windows 7 64 bit. i am unable to copy and paste anything either from IE or firefox or from notepad to another notepad.. i am the administrator on this machine and it just happens recently ...
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How to keep Microsoft OneNote from autostarting on boot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Suppress OneNote adding itself to startup items How do I keep Microsoft OneNote from autostarting when I boot my computer? Windows 7.
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Windows 7 Black Screen

I have been living in italy for the last 2 months and my laptop has worked fine. This past weekend I went to Ireland without realizing they had different plugs and just picked up a cheap one there. ...
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How can I prevent Windows Explorer from suggesting hidden folders?

In Windows 7, if you view a hidden folder, its name gets saved in the history like any other folder's would. That means that the path autocomplete feature will display it in the list of suggestions, ...
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What partition type for OS X and Windows 7 dual boot?

AFAIK there is no partition type that OS X and Windows 7 can both read/write to, with a file size limit of more than ~4GB? Anyone care to confirm or correct me?
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How can I use UTF-8 on Linux from Windows 7 via PuTTY?

I use PuTTY on Windows 7 to access a Linux machine with Ubuntu 10.10. I think that Windows 7 is using Latin-1. But I need to use UTF-8 on the Linux machine and in a PostgreSQL database. How can I do ...
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Bootcamp - Resizing windows 7 partition?

I'm using a Mac Book Pro with Bootcamp to run Windows 7. I have recently ran out of space on my windows partition. I tried using disk utility on my Snow Leopard install disc but it wouldn't let to ...
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Video not displaying during boot-up or in Windows 7 after new card purchase (Sapphire Raedon HD 6850)

I'm a network admin, so by no means do I claim to be a hardware genius ...but I'm not a beginner either. I'm working on a friend's PC for him installing a new video card. He has an ASUS P5N-E SLI ...
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USB drive not assigned to letter?

I have a USB drive that has some files on it, but when i put it in it doesn't show up in explorer. In diskmanagement it shows as "drive 2" but the disk letter is empty. If i try to assign a letter to ...
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Possible to establish an *exclusive* Remote Desktop session to bypass FLEX?

Remote Desktop sessions are by default not exclusive--they're shared. So multiple users can log into the same box. This is causing problems for me, as I am trying to access software that connects to ...
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How can I make Windows on my ASUS touch PC more user-friendly?

I've bought this ASUS Eee touchscreen computer recently. The main issue with it is that buttons, or e.g. file lists in folder are very small, so it's very very hard to click anything correctly with ...
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blank desktop background [closed]

i have a problem with my desktop background.it is blank and any setting do not solve the problem.
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Installed Ubuntu on a partition and now cannot load windows

When I get to the load screen it just says Ubuntu twice. I had been asked me to do some swap thing and I told it to use the other partition for the swap which I'm guessing is why this happened. Is ...
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iTunes is playing sound through wrong speakers

I have a Windows 7 laptop (Dell Inspiron) and I'm trying to simply listen to music through headphones. This process used to work flawlessly. Something changed and now iTunes (as well as WMP and any ...
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Can't remove certain fonts in Windows 7

We have an x64 Windows 7 professional machine on which some but not all fonts can not be removed. The problematic fonts in question are not system fonts or Microsoft Office fonts (I think, they haven'...
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How can I share data between two Windows 7 PCs on a LAN? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem with network shares I have one desktop (Win 7 Pro 32-bit) and one laptop (Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit). I want to share data between the two PCs over my house's built-...
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Access root of system over network share

I'm migrating to a new Windows 7 box from an old WinXP box (about 5 years old). The new machine is fully set up and running, and my preference is to not swap drives around (I've got terrible luck ...
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Windows 7: Full usage of one CPU core by WmiPreSE for several seconds after resume or network changes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does WMI Provider Host ( WmiPrvSE.exe ) keep spiking my CPU ? Every time my computer resumes from sleep, connects to a network, or disconnects from a network, one CPU ...
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Are USB unplug events logged in Windows 7? (When was my mouse stolen?)

I know this sounds kind of ridiculous, but someone stole my mouse from my cubicle.. I came to work in the morning and was about to give my mouse a little shove to wake up the monitor, but it wasn't ...
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How to re-enable a disabled device

I have a usb headset that, when installed, configured both the headphones and microphone. Because I wanted to continue using my 'line-out' connection for speakers i clicked the 'disable this device' ...
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Synergy 1.4.2 locks up server machine w/out connection

If the connection between the server (in my case Windows 7 64bit, synergy 1.4.2) and the client (Ubuntu 10.10, synergy 1.4.2) is lost the pointer and keyboard stay on the client machine, making ...
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Fast User Switch Compatibility service missing in windows 7 prof. (domain member)

My workstation with Windows7 professional is a member of a domain. I have local administator priviledges, and a separate account with standard privileges as every other user in company. I need to ...
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How can I retrieve a lost password from the Windows Vault?

Is there anyway I can get back a forgotten password that is remembered and stored in my Windows Vault on my Windows 7 Professional laptop?
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Clearcase Woes with Windows 7

I am using clearcase as my versioning system. I have problems with the mapped views. My project contains few components which are required to be registered using admin privliges. On booting up, the ...
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Google Chrome has taken over all HTML handling…

It's really getting on my nerves, but Google Chrome has taken over all HTML handling. For example, when you open Spotify... it runs C:/Users//AppData/Local/Spotify/flashdetect.html, but now that page ...
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Software to benchmark software installation times [closed]

Is there any software that exists to benchmark how long it takes to install software? I know there are programs to benchmark startup times, but I'd like to measure how long the installation package ...
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Windows 7 never remembers my password credential

Every time I need to connect to something in my company I get a dialog like this So I type in my password(this can popup when I am in IE 9 or outlook or whatever.) and check the box. Say I am in IE ...
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Connecting two Windows 7 machines over ethernet

I have a 30GB+ file I would like to transfer from one laptop to another so I am trying to do this by networking the machines together with an ethernet cable. Both machines list the LAN connection ...
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Install/Run Windows 7 off SD Card on 2010 13" MacBook Air

I'm attempting to install Windows 7 to a 16GB SD card. While I know it's not quite practical, I do have a reason - I want to be able to browser test sites on IE 7/8(Browser compat mode is good enough) ...
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Webcamera on my Sony Vaio PC

I recently purchased a new Sony Vaio computer, this one uses a AMD CPU, and has a "Sony Visual Communication Camera" camera. problem is I get a very bad FPS with this camera, and comparison to ...
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Can not kill vpc.exe in Windows 7

I have a Windows XP virtual machine on my Windows 7 x64 Ultimate machine that I use for testing. Every once in a while when I try and start the vm, nothing happens and I know I have to reboot my ...
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Checking file system all the time when I reboot Windows 7

Recently, I have my Windows 7 checking file system all the time when I reboot/boot it. I already run the check many times, but the message keeps popping. The message is checking file system on C: Th ...
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Windows 7 Shift-Right-Click Context Menus not Working Anymore

I've recently discovered that my Windows 7 Shift-Right-Click Context Menu in Explorer doesn't work any more. Whenever I try to Shift-Right-Click, nothing happens. This is on folders, files and the ...
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Lenovo R61i, Windows 7: how to get W-LAN working

I've installed a fresh Windows 7 Home Premium using a network cable. Now I'm trying to enable the W-LAN. All drivers which Windows 7 found from itself are installed, in the BIOS W-LAN is enabled, but ...
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Send email from explorer configuration

On my PC (Win7 x64), Lotus Notes was installed prior to Outlook being installed. Notes used to be our corporate email platform. Whenever I use the Explorer shortcut to send files as attachments, the ...
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F.lux settings?

How can I get into the F.lux settings? I can just right-click the taskbar icon, but can only change location. How can I access the other settings? I'm on Windows 7 32bit.
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Windows 7 and XP LAN oddity

I have three computers: Windows XP Desktop Windows 7 Desktop Windows XP Laptop And have set up a LAN between them. Sharing files works fine, except the Windows XP Laptop cannot access the Windows ...
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Unable to access network drive from Elevated command prompt [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 problem to access shared folder I have an existing set of build scripts which registers the COM components after the build. Now I'm doing these things in elvated ...
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Good programs to reverse video clips

What are some good programs that will enable me to reverse my video clips?
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Should I defrag my drive before upgrading to windows 7 from xp?

If I am upgrading from XP to Windows 7 by doing a custom clean install, should I defrag my computer before I start the process? Or does it not even matter since everything will be wiped?
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DNS Suffix - can someone see my computer

So a friend set my computer up, he happens to run networks and has a private one of his own. Will he be able to see my computer and what i'm doing?
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How to - Burn a cd(s) using cdfs?

My Grandmother has a cd player in her home which only reads cds with the cdfs (Compact Disc File System). And my Grandfather likes to make backup copies of all their audio cds, just so the original ...