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What is the command to set title for an image file in Windows 7?

I want to set the title of image files (view Properties - tab Details - Title textbox) to be their filenames by running a command from command line. How can I do this?
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Removing unused profiles from Windows network connections

Can't figure this one out. When you connect to a wireless network (like an ad-hoc), it'll create a networkname 1 connection. After something changes, it makes a networkname 2 connection. And this goes ...
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Switching OS, what will I need to copy over? (ssh key, etc)

I'd like to change the OS on my laptop. I currently use Windows 7, but would like to install Ubuntu, but I'm not sure exactly what I need on the new OS. I've deployed an app to Heroku, which ...
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Is there a “super-admin” account in Win 7 or SBS?

Is there a "super-admin" account in Win 7 or SBS?
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On a SBS/Win7 domain, what can a domain adminstrator do?

On a SBS/Win7 domain, what can a domain adminstrator do?, in summary?
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Moving to an SSD with Windows 7

Disclaimer: I've been digging around for a few days and didn't get what I was looking for in terms of answers, so I'm asking here. I've recently purchased an 80g SSD drive to use as my boot up and OS ...
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If “Run as administrator” can be used without entering a password, am I a full administrator in Win 7?

If "Run as administrator" can be used without entering a password, am I a full administrator in Win 7?
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Problem deleting folder and files from “Program Files” folder in Win 7

How do you delete folders and files from the "Program Files" folder in Win 7? I am trying to do this on someone else's computer and I don't know what rights their user account is. It says that I ...
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Windows hiding other user's files?

I had a hard drive whose Windows installation (running Vista) became corrupt. I bought a new hard drive, installed Windows 7, and hooked up the old drive using an external enclosure. The Users folder ...
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How to get rid of rom-boot & network boot options when booting up

I am using a compaq b1200. And it really sucks when you boot up and see those choices consuming a lot of time in the boot process. How do I get rid of it to achieve faster boot up. In windows, ...
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Windows 7 does not remembers my ISP address

m using Windows 7 Ultimaute x86. The problem is that every time i have to type my isp for the connection it does not remembers by username & password, but previously windows remembered the data of ...
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error message when clicking on a hyperlink in Outlook 2010

I have this exact problem with Outlook 2010 on Windows 7 Ultimate with IE8 loaded. This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system ...
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Windows 7 starter will not shutdown or logoff

Im having some problems with a friends netbook (a dell mini 10). It will not shutdown or logoff via the usual route. Whenever the shutdown/logoff button is clicked, it will briefly freeze (maybe for ...
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belkinf5u409 to windows 7

is a driver download available
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How do I block a single css file from being loaded with firefox or chrome?

I want to be able to block one css file from loading on my system. The site has multiple sheets that I do want to load but it has one hideous theme.css file that I just have to get rid of. I would ...
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Error while installing Visual studio 2005 in Windows 7 Ultimate

I have tried to installed Visual Studio 2008 and Sql Server 2005 on windows 7 & following is the result. SQL SERVER 2005 :- Installed correctly without any error, but when I opened Management ...
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win 7 home premium - run batch script on logoff / shutdown

is there a way to run a batch script on logoff or shutdown in windows 7 home premium? [edit] to add a bit of context, im looking to delete everything from my downloads folder when i logoff, so unless ...
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How much bandwidth is used by security updates?

Does anyone have a ballpark figure on how much bandwidth is used on average each month by Windows 7 for security updates / patches?
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Windows 7 - Windows XP - sharing - why isn't working?

This is seems to be "hardware" and not "software" / "programming" question, but I need to use this share in my programs, so it is "close to programming". We had an XP based wireless network. The ...
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How can I unassign a windows 7 keyboard shortcut?

I've just upgraded to Windows 7. First thing I did was install Launchy, because, well, I really love Launchy! And I always have it mapped to WIN + SPACE but Windows 7 mappes that to preview desktop. ...
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How to reset the Windows 7 desktop gadgets?

After changing the Windows Sidebar settings C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Sidebar\Settings.ini ( ...
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Where are the settings for the Windows 7 clock gadget stored?

Where are the settings for the Windows 7 clock gadget stored For information on clock gadgets see here http://superuser.com/questions/150063/how-to-get-more-than-3-international-clocks-in-windows-7
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How to get more than 3 international clocks in Windows 7?

Is there a way to get more than 3 international clocks in Windows 7? This How To Geek article describes how to add two extra international clocks but I'd like more.
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There are no drives listed during windows 7 system recovery

I'm trying to use the Windows 7 system recovery disk to repair a boot sector, however I'm finding that when I boot the recovery disk, it doesn't list / mount any of my disk partitions, and so I can't ...
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Ubuntu/Windows suddenly freezes

I've a strange problem with my ubuntu 10.04 installation. Whenever i boot into ubuntu the entire system freezes / hangs soon after (~ 2 mins in). This problem exists on my windows 7 installation too. ...
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Sudden increase in available hard drive space

I was copying large files over to my computer for video editing and keeping an eye on available hard drive space I knew I should have had just enough space to put everything. However, as I was getting ...
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“Run as administrator” in Windows 7

In Windows 7, which of the following accounts would have the "Run as Administrator" option showing for executable files? local account not in the local or domain administrator group local ...
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What is the difference between “local” and “roaming” folders? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are there directories called Local, LocalLow, and Roaming under \Users\<username>? I've been poking around some of folders on my Windows 7 Home Premium ...
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How to setup a site that works in a home network

Please help, I don't have any idea on how to host a webpage on a home network. Its just in a home network with 3-4 computers connected with a hub. And I've already installed wampserver on the computer ...
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My external hard drive letter is increasing each time i plugin it to my laptop, how to solve this problem?

I have a strange problem, everytime i plugin my external hard drive, its letter increase, "g,h,i,j,k,l,m, then n, and now o" I went to computer manager and did what is described in this question: ...
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Desktop gadget (sidebar) birthday reminder [closed]

Does anyone knows a desktop gadget (win vista or 7) that reads and displays events (birthdays) from yahoo/hotmail calendar?? I used a Yahoo Widget for in win XP but now I want to use a sidebar ...
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How can I disable the IMAPI.exe service in Windows Vista and Windows 7?

I want to disable the IMAPI CD Burner service because I keep getting Power Calibration Error messages. In Windows XP, it's through services.msc, but I can't seem to find it anywhere in Windows 7 or ...
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File is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running

I have a really old installer (legacy app) that we are trying to get running on a Windows 7 64 bit os. Previously it has only been installed on Windows XP 32 bit. I get the following error when I ...
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Change the delay before the Taskbar expands

I like to keep my Taskbar collapsed on my laptop. Unfortunately, this plus the lack of precision control that the touchpad brings, I am constantly accidentally expanding the taskbar. What I'd like ...
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How do I make an application immune to 'show desktop'?

Is there any way I can specify for a particular application to never be hidden when I press Windows Key+D or click show desktop in Windows 7?
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How to submit a Windows 7 bug?

I'm pretty sure I found a bug in Win7 64bit, how do I submit it to Microsoft?
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Windows network routing

I'm working by my customer premises and they let me connect my private laptop on a dedicated Wi-Fi for internet access. It's nice for external consultants. The only issue is that we can't connect on a ...
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How can I disable hints in Windows 7 or XP

I want to disable hint when get my mouse over an item for example tree view or in Visual Studio. Like in these screenshots here and here.
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Defragging Host OS of VMWare

I want to ask something that has been puzzling me from last few days. I will try to explain my problem as clear as I can ... I have VMWare Workstation installed in my machine. And I use one separate ...
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Confused between 32 bit OS and 64 bit OS

I have 32 bit Windows Xp on my machine now i want to install Windows 7 64 bit. Can i install it? My machine is 3-4 years old. Does the bits of OS has anything to do with hardware? Or it's just a ...
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How to disable mouse function for a RS232 usb device in Windows 7?

I have this RS232 USB device that Windows 7 thinks its a mouse. When it's activated the mouse cursor starts to jump to random places on the screen. I want to use this device but I want to disable this ...
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Command-line OCR in Windows 7

What are some command-line OCR utilities that will work in Windows 7 64-bit?
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Weird problem with Visual C++ 2010 Express

This has happened before on my Vista Premium installation, and now it's happening on my Windows 7 Home Premium installation. Basically everytime I install Visual Studio Express 2010, it works fine for ...
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I can't do a Remote Assistance session to a Windows XP box from Windows 7

My Mom's computer is running Windows XP, and my desktop running Windows 7. She's having some technical issue, so I want to do a Remote Assistance session to her machine. However, no matter what I've ...
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Windows 7 64bit making users login twice after waking up from sleep

I have a few Windows 7 clients exhibiting this strange behavior when my users try to login to a domain. For the issue to occur then pc must have been asleep for about an hour or more, then a user ...
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Freeware to make vectorial annotation (desktop or online) [closed]

I can't find any freeware to make vectorial annotation for picture so that I can easily modify it. Gimp and Inkscape don't really make this easy. Any suggestion ?
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Does Windows 7 have unzip at the command line installed by default?

There is a zip/unzip option in the context menu so is it accessible from the command line?
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Windows 7 installer doesn't recognize NTFS partition

I'm trying to install windows 7 on my Macbook. I've created NTFS partition, but when i'm starting up Windows 7 installation, it says that i can't install windows on this partition, since drive ...
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Streaming problems between XBOX360 and Windows 7

Can I get the optional media update for 360 without xbox live?
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Is it possible to do a silent install for Flash Develop?

I can't find any info about this.