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Why is the output of this zip file automatically encrypted?

I just downloaded a zip file and extracted it using Windows 7's built-in zip extraction (right-click on zip file --> "Extract All..."). Somehow it resulted in folders that are automatically encrypted ...
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I have windows 7 installed in my laptop. I am unable to view hidden “.vb” files

I have windows 7 64 bit installed on my laptop. I Recently took a backup of my data in cloud(http://www.wdc.com/) which had some ".vb" files. Now after formatting my laptop and copy ing the files and ...
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How can I define the first label I want to display in a chart's axis?

I have a chart: I would like to change the X axis so that the first label is 201, not 1. How can I define the first label I want to display in a chart's axis? I went through the format axis menu, ...
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My Fortran files are not executing in Cygwin terminal command

I could able to exe fortran file in CYGWIN TERMINAL COMMAND.It's showing the following error. 1.$ cd d: 2.$ cd workspace/practice 3.$ ls Debug first.f90 4.$ gfortran first.f90 -o fir Assembler ...
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Windows 7 SP1 hangs right after booting with errors

Starting this last Monday, August 25, 2014, my Dell Latitude E6530 laptop is hanging after reaching the desktop. It appears all programs are loaded, but the most noticeable thing is that the network ...
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Accidentally Deleted SSD and expresscache

It's almost been 2 years since I bought an Acer Aspire S3-951-6464 ultrabook, but last night I accidentally deleted all the partitions including the SSD while I was working on LFS. I know my ...
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Windows 7 - Lesser options in disk management

On my laptop, I can see these options in disk management: https://www.dropbox.com/s/h9vyreiscw427my/DM1.png?dl=0 I need to make new mirrored volume for RAID 1 on my desktop, but I don't see them ...
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My internal bluetooth radio stopped working on Toshiba QOSMIO-X770

A month ago my internal bluetooth radio stopped working. At first I thought oh, I will restart my laptop and it will be working again, but now I see it is a bigger problem. It is not showing in device ...
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How to set-up and run Open SSH?

I just installed Open SSH. It's not very friendly towards me I must say. The program files directory contains several .exe files without even a readme file. So far, I didn't even figure out which ...
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Monitor Won't Turn On Until Login Screen

Got an issue with an XP machine (upgrading to Windows 7). The monitor does not turn on until the log in screen appears. The original VGA adapter is broken, so I placed in a new VGA adapter in to one ...
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Disc not bootable after creating a Windows partition with Bootcamp

I want to install windows on my mac AGAIN after removing it a few weeks ago I buy a USB, get the windows 7 iso, use BOOTCAMP to format it and create it as a bootable disc I then create a new WINDOWS ...
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Chrome wont load any page (sometimes loadw them after a delay)

My Chrome (Version 37.0.2062.94 m) does not load any page. Sometimes pages are loaded after 10 secs delay. I did not install any new extensions or programs. Tried incognito mode Tried disabling ...
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Building PyQt5 on Windows7 x64; error LNK2038 mismatch

I've been running in circles trying to get PyQt to work on Windows 7 64-bit with Python 2.7. This is as close as I've gotten. I successfully built SIP using nmake from Visual Studio 2012. Now when I ...
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Why is “setx” not setting my path properly?

So I use this command: setx path "C:\ProgramData\Oracle\Java\javapath;C:\Program Files (x 86)\NVIDIA Corporation\PhysX\Common;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_45\bin;C:\Win ...
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How to fix GPT on a Windows 7 workstation

I have a Windows 7 workstation with a 4TB HD. I had it partitioned with GPT so that I could use the entire 4TB. It was workign fine, but after a short time the drive showed up as RAW. Disk Management ...
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Windows 7 user with Firefox 31.0

Everytime I launch Firefox, it opens with my homepage then immediately opens another tab with a Google sign in page. How do I make it stop? I have been through all the options and it is set to open ...
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Windows Update Unknown Error 80246002

I have a system which has just been freshly loaded with the following: Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit) Microsoft Security Essentials (4.5.216.0) Office Professional 2007 UltraVNC 1.2.0.1 After ...
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Bootable Windows 7 USB/DVD empty screen

I have Windows 7-32 installed, and i want to install Windows 7-64 version, i have both Bootable USB & a DvD, but each time i restart And boot from them it just takes me to an empty windows screen, ...
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Changing 'syskey' password using Command-Line

As far as we know, We can change windows account's passwords using the below command in CMD windows (With a user that have administrator privilege) : net user TheUserName NewPassword Now, I want to ...
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Uninstalling dual-boot Ubuntu with MBR on separate partition

I have both Win7 x64 Ultimate and Ubuntu installed in dual-boot on a single disk and now I want to uninstall Ubuntu and keep working with windows. Windows was the first OS that got installed and it ...
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Network drops shortly after restart. Disable/Enable fixes until next restart

My network drops out shortly after restarting. Disabling/enabling the adapter in Device Manager brings the network connection back up until the next restart. I have disabled the on-board LAN and ...
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Some Windows computers can't connect to Mac server shares

I have a small network with a MacOS X Server (10.9.4) with a mixture of Windows and Mac clients. The Windows machines are a mix of Windows 7 and 8, and a couple of the windows machines (one Windows 7, ...
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Is there an alternative to AutoSizer for 64-bit Windows?

Is there an application that sits in your systray and automatically moves/resizes windows as they appear (no hotkey press necessary)? I've been using AutoSizer for years and sadly it no longer works ...
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taskbar error can't minimize

i have a problem with taskbar, all the application here, when i minimize it, won't return to taskbar, instead, it goes to the corner left of the desktop, i have tried restore system, but it's not ...
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Network connection breaks sometimes

I'm having a problem with my wireless network connection; sometimes it just breaks, and then it cannot find my router in the network list, unless I disable and enable my network adapter. If I do that, ...
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Belkin F5U409 driver for Windows 7

I own a Belkin F5U409 usb to serial adapter. I understand that you may be able to direct me to a Win 7 OS driver for this from another manufacturer??
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Abode Flash Player 14 Active X “Failed to register” Error Windows 8.1

I am trying to install Flash player 14 ActiveX plug-in for Windows 7 in Windows 8.1. You might say Windows 8. 1 already has it but I have a program which specifically needs the ActiveX plug-in for ...
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Wireless speed decreases

My router is Wireless-N Router IEEE 802.11N and Wifi card is Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 (dell notebook). I was wondering why does the download speed decrease. It stats at around 8 MB/sec ...
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PC will be turned off in safe mode

I wanted to scan a Dell inspiron N5010 laptop in safe mode. When I took it to the safe mode environment and ran the AV to scan, after some while the PC went out! The power options menu options (when ...
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Users own mapped network drives disappear when I set a GPP mapped drive

All the clients use Windows 7 SP1 x64 Enterprise. The domain controllers are Windows Server 2008 R2. I have configured the GPP to map "\server\data" to first available drive letter starting with I:. ...
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Win7 login without domain to local repository

In my project I have an alfresco repository running on localhost:8080 and now I want to map the WebDav (\\localhost@8080\alfresco\webdav) as a network drive. The problem is my computer is in the ...
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Buzzing noise sound when scrolling a PDF in Chrome

When does it occur? When I scroll down/up on the built-in Chrome PDF Viewer in Chrome I hear a buzzing noise while another sounds is playing in the background. How is the sound like? The sound is ...
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Screen broken of my laptop, start with an external monitor

My laptop (SAMSUNG RC 420)screen is broken and the replacement of my screen arrives in three weeks. I'd like to start the laptop with external monitor. I want to know if there is a way to boot from ...
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Scroll wheel issue is a major nightmare

If you make use of a scroll wheel as much as I do, you might understand my frustration. I’ll do my best to explain all of the quirks with this problem. This appears to be a cursor/focus issue, not ...
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Debugging Installation Problems with Visual Studio 2013 Express for Web

I'm having 2 strange issues on a fresh install of VS2013 Express for Web. The install seemed to go ok, but when completed I have two problems. Could anybody help or point me in the right direction ...
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Deleting Windows 8 install

I have a windows 7 pc, and I had installed windows 8 on an SSD, so it was the only partition on that SSD. I've now realised that I never use it, so I went to uninstall it and followed these steps. ...
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Windows-7 wireless adapter gone missing

My wireless adapter is "Intel Centrino Advanced N 6200 AGN" Sometimes wireless connects and sometimes the wireless adapter is totally missing (from the device manager itself). Even after doing a "scan ...
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Hotkeyed speech-to-text in Windows?

I'm trying to create a hotkey that loads up speech to text like my phone. It would be incredibly convenient, I think. Any ideas, please?
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Issue when starting windows 7 on a Zbox

I install Windows 7 64 on a ci320. I get an issue at the start. After boot options i get a black screen with blinking white strip top left for 20sec. Then it boot normally. Did i missconfig something ...
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LCD replacement and brightness issue

So I have just replaced the LCD panel in my notebook Lenovo IdeaPad Y580. Screen works fine, except for the one thing. I can't adjust brightness of the screen like I did it before. The screen can be ...
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How do I know my video card is good enough for running bluestacks

I run bluestacks and I keep seeing initializing. Some says that bluestacks require high end video card. My video card is: NVIDIA GeForce 210 according to belarc advisor. Should I buy better video ...
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QEMU won't start

I'm trying to run QEMU on Windows 7 and install Windows 95 from a CD onto MyHardDisk.img, with networking and a shared folder between host and guest. When I run QEMU from the command line, the ...
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Can I make a Partition in Windows 7, and put Ubuntu on it?

I just rescued my files off of my old computer through a Ubuntu disk, but it took almost all day. I was wondering, if I make a partition on my windows 7 hd, if I can put Ubuntu there without crashing ...
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Acrobat Distiller Item on Context Menu is not displayed

A few months ago, my husband installed a few software on my computer (Jedit, 7-zip). Afterward, I've noticed that when I right click on a .doc file, 2 of my context menu items have been displayed ...
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How to put a drive to suspend after boot with Windows?

In my computer I have a noisy hard drive which I use rarely. My Linux installation is configured to put this drive to sleep immediately after boot (hdparm -y). Is it possible to achieve the same with ...
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TrueCrypt partition will no longer mount

I am hoping for some advice to help me out of my situation, with luck. I have a computer running Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with 3 hard disks installed. On my 2TB hard disk 2 (non-system disk) I have 4 ...
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Why some columns (fields) dissapear when I import a Power Query connection into PowerPivot on Excel 2010?

I have a Power Query connection set up in Excel 2010 that is NOT loaded into a worksheet (messy) or a data model (only for Excel 2013). Upon entering PowerPivot, I go to 'Existing Connections' and ...
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OpenVPN TAP binding order issue

I am running a 64bit Windows 7/8 AD environment using OpenVPN on remote computers to access our network/servers in our main office. Typically, once we install OpenVPN on a new machine and configure ...
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Windows 7 mountvol and task scheduler

In Windows 7, I have a Task-Scheduler job which run Backup4All, to do a backup of my data. It has provision to run a "pre"-backup batch file, and a "post"-backup batch file, which I have taken ...
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Samba error ERRDOS:ERRnomem

Trying to access some computers on our company network, smbclient just dies with protocol negotiation failed: ERRDOS:ERRnomem It works with other computers. All the computers are accessible from ...