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Kernel-Power 89 (86) entries in Windows system log

Earlier my PC used to reboot randomly showing: CRITICAL: Kernel-Power 41(63) there were 2 AVIRA antivirus file avpbb.sys and other launching at same time, therefore I removed AVIRA FREE EDITION. ...
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Restrict folder access for SSH users in freeSSHd

Is there any way to configure freeSSHd so that users who connect through SSH can only access a specific folder (+ all its contents), instead of being able to access all files? I use on Windows 7 SP1 ...
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Muting the the sound in Ubuntu makes the sound in Windows not work

If I mute my sound in Ubuntu by pressing the the little speaker icon and then clicking "mute" in the dropdown menu, and then reboot to Windows, which is on another harddrive(not partition), the sound ...
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Black screens Logs collector, how?

Hello i searching for way to collect informations about my windows 7 black screens errors. i got randomly black screen and only hard reset help. but the black screen dont give me a error, so i need to ...
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Open Suse 11.3 setting wifi connection

I am new to the Linux openSuSE version 11.3 operating system and have installed it on 64 bit machine. I have windows 7 OS on the same machine and am able to connect to the wifi or internet. I have not ...
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Single service using thousands of threads

I have an windows application that is having performance and stability issues that our company has bought from a vendor. I noticed the application was using 1,000 - 4,000 threads. Could this be ...
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Unable to install Display Driver for AMD Radeon™ HD 6700M/HD 6600M Series

I have a Samsung Chronos 7 laptop, 2011 model and I removed the display drivers to trouble shoot a problem I was having with Chrome. I am now trying to reinstall them (for which I used AMDs own ...
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Laptop hard drive cannot be backed up

For 2 days my laptop is stating that my hard drive cannot be backed up. I have tried to back up to a dvd r and a USB flash drive; not able to be processed. Today it states my laptop is unable to ...
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How do I change the zoom keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft windows 7?

Windows has a built in zoom application for Windows 7. Super and +. That is very far apart for me and not very convenient. I would like to be able to zoom in a similar fashion as holding ctrl and ...
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Is it possible to install Bluestacks on a xenserver Windows 7 guest?

I have xenserver tools installed on my Windows 7 guest but when I try to install Bluestacks it says it can't recognize my GPU and I should update it, but my physical server doesn't have a GPU. Also, ...
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Local Area Connection Doesn't have a valid IP Configuration

Oh boy, where do I start with this? So I was playing Dark Souls on Monday night when suddenly, my internet connection drops out - I assumed it may have just been a fluke as we all know this can ...
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Recover Windows after removing drive with 100mb system partition

I have a two hard-drive setup, let's say X and Y, X older than the other. My Windows installation was on X. After noticing the X hard drive started failing I decided to backup everything on Y and ...
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What does this boot/restore-time message mean (before Windows launch)?

I recently moved to a new laptop, and because the hardware was the same (HP ZBook 15) I decided to see if I could save a lot of time by just moving the hard drive over. This seemed to work (aside ...
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Resource conflict during start up for wireless connection

Whenever I restart the computer's wireless connection ("Intel pro wireless 2200BG network connection") it becomes disabled and I get the following error message at start up: “Resource conflict ...
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gendef and cl - installation

I am trying to wrestle myself through a rather complicated installation of theano on Windows 7, 64-bit, Python 2.7. I have little experience in conducting these installations - and am currently stuck ...
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Looping back network traffic on the same machine

I have some 3rd party software that expects UDP traffic to/from other machines on the same UDP port. I want two instances to run on the same machine and talk to each other. I'm running it in ...
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How do I view an MP3 or WAV's author, track name, date, and other metadata?

I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. I've exported a sound file as a WAV from Audacity setting the author name, track name, and year (not sure why this is called year and not date, theoretically ...
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Computer unable to find bluetooth devices

i'm trying to hook up my ps4 controller to my pc via bluetooth. I had windows 10 and the controller worked fine without any problems but unfortunately windows 10 was to buggy to use so I reverted ...
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Windows 7 not request/response multicast FF02::1

I have write a simple UDP client & server code to test multicast address via IPv6. But I found an interesting thing, that I can't send messages to FF02::1 (same when I ping it). I have used ...
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Sudden crashes with little green flickery vertical stripes - hardware or Windows issue?

I got a Toshiba Tecra Z50-A laptop late last year and occasionally (originally every couple of months, recently every week or two) it abruptly crashes to a sort of flickery screen, mostly black with a ...
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Windows 7 Remote Desktop: Multiple Users for one desktop?

I'm trying to create remote desktop users that all share the same account. All I've been able to do right now is create different users but when each one log's in, they get their own desktop (& ...
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Trying to install Windows 7 onto a wiped Windows 8 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 then coming up with missing winload.efi error

I'm on an ASUS V550C, which was previously running Windows 8 however I wiped this in favour of Ubuntu 12.04 (now 14.04), which I installed without needing to mess around with the UEFI too much (it's ...
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Windows 7 ignores/forgets static permanent route

Coming from Linux, I wonder how to reliably set a static route that still exists after reboot? Windows seems to forget routes, even if you set them with the -p flag. In my case I have a laptop that ...
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Adobe Acrobat Pro: Error 110 “The document could not be saved.”

I opened a PDF, highlighted some text, tried to save it, and got the following error message, which preventing me from saving the amended PFD: The document could not be saved. There was a problem ...
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Remove Old Grub Loader From Second Drive Without Linux (Windows 7)

I have two drives. One small SSD which windows 7 is installed on. One terrabyte hard drive from ages ago. It has all my data and steam games. I just got a new motherboard and CPU so I reinstalled ...
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How to (re)program SONY VAIO hardware buttons from “plain vanilla” Windows 7 installation

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit). I have watched the following VAIO Hardware Buttons Programming Video and would like to reprogram the hardware buttons on my SONY VAIO laptop (the ones ...
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Can a failed SSD have zero bad sectors?

Today, my Windows 7 pc decided it didn't want to boot out of the blue. After the bios screen, all I see is a black screen. No windows logo, no text, just black. I've ran chkdsk off a boot CD and it ...
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WebGL working on IE11 but not on Google Chrome, Windows 7

Yesterday, WebGL was working on both Google Chrome 46 and IE11. Today (after installing some Windows updates), only IE11 works. I've tried what is suggested here, but nothing changed. In theory, the ...
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Script (or conf file modification) for putty on windows 7

How can i add a script to putty for windows? I found many links describing the procedure but all them are for Linux. I would like to change the color of the router/device names during ssh. Regards.
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Windows Sound “play to” UPnP/DLNA Renderer?

I have Windows 7 64 bit an UPnP/DLNA renderer in my network (a philips fidelio AW1000), connected to my old fashioned hifi. ➪ Really just a renderer in the official dlna sense: few buttons, no ...
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How to disable Win7/Huawei E5776 auto-connect

My Huawei E5776 4G modem is connected to my Win7 PC via USB. I have found that the pc will come out of sleep-mode and establish an internet connection automatically, even though the E5776 is set for ...
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Why am I not able to type into the search box in the Menu Start in Windows 7

I do not know why but most of the times [not always], when I want to search for something in Start Menu, I cannot type into the box. The Search box is still there, definitely, but I cannot type into. ...
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Why isn't the USMT tool transferring files?

I'm trying to use the USMT tool to migrate some xp desktops to windows 7. I'm using the command: Scanstate.exe c:/ /i:miguser.xml And: Loadstate.exe c: /i:miguser.xml after copying the migration ...
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Find where an admx file is located in the Group Policy editor

I was poking around in C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions and noticed a whole bunch of ADMX files. Between opening in Notepad and Google, I'm pretty sure they're how the Group Policy editor knows which ...
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Minecraft on VM

I was testing Minecraft on a virtual box VM and I gave the windows 7 guest 128 mb of vram and I enabled 3d acceleration, I also installed direct 3D support through guest additions. But when I started ...
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Take snapshot when powering off

I am using my banking software in a VM and it's critical that I take a snapshot when shutting down the virtual PC. This worked fine in VMWare 10, but in VMWare 12 I get the warning Value ...
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Why does the login screen say “Windows will try to connect to the network”?

Not long ago, when logging into my domain-joined Windows 7 Professional PC (with fast user switching enabled) at work, I noticed the words Windows will try to connect to the network Directly ...
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VMware Player not opening

I'm trying to import a virtual machine image to the vmware and run it. But even after import the machine doesn't show up at the library list. I can find the required files in the host machine but I ...
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Weird “Local Address” in lots of processes

I noticed a weird address in the Local Address column in the Network tab of Process Hacker in lots of program that work with internet connection (like chrome, firefox, dropbox, thunderbird etc..). ...
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Mouse on VirtualBox (Ubuntu host) disfunct in full screen

I am using VirtualBox 5.0.4Ubuntu on a Ubuntu 14.04LTS host (Gnome Shell) with Windows XP and Windows 7 guests with current guest additions installed. The guests are running full screen with ...
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Trying to give permissons on a vps running centos 7

I am wondering how to give a user that I created the permissions to delete, edit, add, and change any of the files on the vps. Currently, I use winscp to do this while logged into root. However, when ...
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Activate MS Office 2013 without email used to activate it initially?

I am trying to activate Microsoft Office 2013 on a laptop. It was previously installed by another IT worker, and they used a Microsoft Account to activate the license. They are no longer with the ...
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IE 11 insists on sending IE8 user agent

For some reason, IE 11 insists on sending the following UA: Mozilla/5.0 (MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 6.0; Trident/7.0; rv:11.0) like Gecko FYI, compatibility settings are off. What else can enforce ...
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Windows 7 system image

I have 3 identical laptops, originally windows 8 downgraded to 7 professional by the company they were bought from (which is what I want), have windows 8 recovery media supplied with the laptops. Is ...
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How to run executable on a network drive in compatibility mode from command line

I have an application (written in Powerbulder 9) that calls an executable on a network drive through the command line. Many people use this application with the same executable on the network drive. ...
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How to install Windows 7 VM on RedHat KVM?

I'm using the Virtual Machine Manager to install Windows 7 on a RedHat 6.6 KVM. When after configuring everything I start the installation but the VM gets stuck and ends in "No bootable device." Can ...
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Can't access Twitter/Facebook/Youtube after upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7

I have upgraded my Windows 7 x64 to Windows 10. The problem I have is that I can't access Twitter/Facebook/Youtube on all my browsers. They just timeout on connecting. I have disabled my anti-virus. ...
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Font display issues on Chrome, Firefox, IE (Windows 7 Pro 64-bit OS)

I'm having a terrible time finding a fix to display issues for certain sites on three different browsers. In addition to the Yahoo Sports (but not main Yahoo) and NCAA Sports (but not NCAA.org) I'm ...
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How to install Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter in Windows 7?

Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport adapter is missing on my desktop. At Device Manager >> Network Adapters, even when 'Show hidden devices' in checked from 'View' dropdown menu the adapter is missing. ...
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Win7 HDD read only unchangable?

Here is a real riddle for you guys. I hope somebody is a real riddler out there ;) HP Proliant MiniServer N54L WD wd40efrx RED 4TB (all together 3 times same outcome, 2 times got 2 new HDDs from ...