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On Windows 7, can I customize it so that when I click an app, all 3 windows of it re-open?

I have an app (such as Command Prompt), and there are 3 windows open for it (3 instance of the app). If I click on it on the task bar, it pops out 3 windows and let me choose which one to reopen. ...
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How do I automatically shutdown or pause my VirtualBox machine when I shutdown or restart my computer?

When I shut my Windows 7 computer down or restart it (maybe because of Microsoft updates or installation of software or me just being stupid) I want to automatically shutdown OR pause my VirtualBox ...
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All exe's getting vlc exe's on Windows7

Am facing quite strange problem.Am on windows7 and whenever i install vlc player on my system all other exe's are getting converted into vlc exe and only after uninstalling vlc they get into their ...
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What disc image formats does Windows 7 Disc Image Burner support?

I've discovered that Windows 7 comes with ISO burning ability built right into Windows Explorer. It's a great addition, but I was wondering if Windows 7 supports any other formats. For example: .ccd, ...
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Allowing a program that requires admin rights to bypass UAC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Selectively disabling UAC for specific programs on Windows 7 I use a (desktop) search engine called Everything, which needs to be started at Windows startup, since it ...
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Trouble installing Windows 7 (64) or Server 2008 (64) on an Intel DH55TC i5 machine

I have this Intel i5 (DH55TC mobo) machine that someone previously installed Windows 7 32 bit on. It works fine, but I need more RAM, so I installed 10 Gigs but of course I need to install a 64bit ...
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How to make a website inaccessible from Chrome?

Using the Windows OS's host file to redirect an URL to an invalid one, e.g. 127.0.0.1, will help me to stop that URL in Internet Explorer and Firefox but not in Google Chrome. How can I do that in ...
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Windows 7 “Aero Snap” feature on Ubuntu GNOME

Windows 7 has a useful feature that "snaps" out a window to fill half the screen when you drag it to either the left or right border of the entire screen. It's really useful for arranging 2 windows ...
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Does Windows 7 Ultimate Lite support Visual Studio 2008 & 2010?

Does Windows 7 Ultimate Lite support Visual Studio 2008 & 2010? I'm planning to install these on my notebook.
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Windows 7 - Outlook 2007

Using Outlook 2007 is there a way I can have a draft email sent every Wednesday automatically?
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Only the primary user can start programs

Problem with users and windows installer Only the primary user can start any program. The primary user can do anything. All users have admin rights. As a example if trying to open/start Internet ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 as guest VMware on Windows7 64-bit - really slow internet - how do I speed it up?

I may have my terminology wrong here but bear with me: Running Kubuntu 10.10 in VMware player on Windows 7 64-bit host When I load something on the internet (eg. web browser page load, git pull / ...
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Cannot install Netbeans 7 on Windows 7

I'm having problems installing Netbeans 7.0 on my machine. The installer works but then the system suddenly restarts. How do I troubleshoot this one? Here's what I got: Problem signature: Problem ...
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Cannot set a file association to a program that I manually moved to Program Files

I downloaded Notepad2 and placed it in C:\Program Files\Notepad2 I wanted to associate all .txt files to Notepad2. I did an Open With and Choose Default Program. I browsed to and selected ...
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How do I boot my Mac pro using an HD with Windows 7 already installed?

I've inserted an HD from a Dell with Windows 7 already installed, how do I get my Mac Pro to boot using that HD without having to reinstall Windows? Thanks!!
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How do I configure Windows 7 to get its timezone from DHCP?

The DHCP protocol supports setting the time zone and the Windows DHCP Server implements this feature. The time zone on my company laptop (a member of a Windows domain) never changes when I connect to ...
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View Neighboring Wi-Fi Networks?

I used to know of a program that would show a graph of the strengths and channels of all the wireless networks within range of my computer, but now I can no longer find it. Does anyone know of a ...
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How can I combine multiple setup files into one big setup file?

I am looking for a free program that combines multiple install files to one setup file. I want to be able to run one file to install many programs, one by one, and I want it to be able to run ...
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Data recover from a different hard disk format

I had an ext3 formatted disk with Debian. I copied files to another Debian in another pc. Then I installed Windows 7 on that disk, with a new ntfs format. Later, I realized I didn't copied some files ...
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Problem Installing .Net Framework 4 Full on Windows 7 x64

I'm trying to install Visual Studio C# 2010 Express, and it fails when installing .Net Framework 4. The error in the log is: Installation failed with error code: (0x00003B01), "The resource ...
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Reinstall Windows 7 Ultimate?

I have a computer with Windows 7 Ultimate on it that I may need to reinstall. I set it up a few months ago and had problems which ended up being related to a bad IDE cable (yes, I know, old tech but I ...
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OK to use Windows while a RAID array is building?

I've just put together a nice clean, fresh install of Windows 7 x64, and my two primary harddisks are building a software RAID1 array in the background while I type this. But I want to move over ...
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Is there a fix for Intel graphics driver problem and sp1 on Windows 7

Windows Update still hasn't given me SP1 yet and I have igdumd64.dll driver is there a fix yet?
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GOM Player can't play RealMedia files

I have CCCP codec pack installed on my system which runs Windows 7. However, GOM Player cannot play RealMedia files like .rm and .rmvb. As I won't use any other players, how can I make GOM Player play ...
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How to auto reset wireless connection after Windows 7 hibernate

My desktop PC has a working wireless connection. However, when I hibernate and then boot back into Windows 7 the connection is left in a broken state. I don't care about identifying the cause of this ...
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windows 7 not allowing to install windows xp?

I am not able to install windows xp over windows 7 and not finding any solution for that! I do have windows xp bootable cd but it is not getting recognized as a bootable device even I have made by ...
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How to create a file on UESTUDIO FTP window when the folder it's empty?

When I'm editing some files ( html, css, js ) on UESTUDIO by FTP I'm able to browser folders, create new files on existing folders, but when I create a new folder and try to create a new file it won't ...
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Windows 7 installation missing dvd/cd drivers

I am trying to install windows 7 from dvd but I get the error that the drivers for the dvd/cd are missing... How can I solve this? EDIT I've tried the following without luck: Removed the dvd ...
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Windows 7 - making Bootable DVD

i have downloaded an ISO file that is around 3.36 GB in size. I am running Windows 7 so i used built in burn option to burn the ISO. Now i restarted my system and changed the boot options and selected ...
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Problem with my eyes? In Windows 7, search everything finds half of everything

As far as I can remember I've had problems with Windows' Search and I had become used to using old-style dir /s to find my things. However, today was particularly weird on a freshly installed windows ...
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When Java applications are launched a cmd screen flashes and does nothing

I tried to open a java application, it's called mcpatcher. It flashed a cmd screen and the application didn't open? This might belong in the gaming section but I think it is more related to computers ...
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Windows 7 crashes after putting PC into hybrid sleep mode

I just built my new PC 2 days ago. It works extremely well, except that it can't go into hybrid sleep mode. My PC is running Windows 7 Professional X64 With hybrid sleep allowed, when I click sleep, ...
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Acer 7551g-6477 ATI 5650, drivers not responding, cannot complete system assessment

i just bought an Acer Aspire 7551G with the radeon 5650, running windows 7 64. i've tried both the drivers available from acer, and the drivers available from amd, and with both, i cannot complete the ...
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How to share internet in Windows 7 using two netcards?

I have a Windows 7 system and two netcards. One is linked to the internet probider. The second one connected to the router. How can I set up all this to allow my computer to work as router, allowing ...
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alt+tab on Windows 7 remoting to Windows XP

I am remoting into Windows XP, from a Windows 7 client using regular remoting client that comes with Windows. in the options, it is set to use alt+tab on remote machine in fullscreen mode (which I ...
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Is my Windows 7 x86 license key valid for a x64 installation of Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When reinstalling Windows 7, does the language, version, architecture (64-bit or 32-bit) or source (OEM, retail, or MSDN) matter? I've just got a new laptop with Windows ...
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Error 1402 : Could not open Key

I was installing KB2467175 Update that The following error has been occurred ! How can I fix it?
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Move Windows 7 installation to Mac Boot Camp

I'm thinking about getting a Mac, and wondering about my options for transferring my current Windows installation to a Boot Camp partition. Are there any tools that will allow me to accomplish this?
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How to assert if I'm infected and how to remove [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? Hi all, My computer is acting funny lately, some symtoms: clicking things feels different. Normally I ...
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Does the Apple Remote work on Windows 7 64bit?

Has anyone succesfully used the Apple Remote under Windows 7 64bit? It doesn't work on my machine (I'm still running Windows 7 RC). I've installed the Boot Camp Services 2.1.0, and no... the remote ...
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What is the equivalent of Mac OS X Spaces for Windows?

I am looking for a utility that does the same task done by Spaces for Mac OS X. For who doesn't know it, it's a utility that allows you to create virtual screens in order to not have all the screens ...
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How can I install .NET 2.0 on Windows 7

I am trying to install Web Matrix on my Windows 7 machine. http://www.microsoft.com/web/webmatrix/ When I click on "Install WebMatrix", the installer complains that .NET 2.0 is not installed. So it ...
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Explorer automatically opens new window

I just did a fresh install of Win7 and was having a few issues getting it to know that I wanted the %userprofile% to be E:. Now I finally have that fixed, but for some reason explorer opens all new ...
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Can a program/browser detect the usage of vpn to bypass international restrictions?

Can a program or a browser script detect that I am using a VPN to bypass international restrictions if I use the "create new network VPN" on windows 7?
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Make a default Windows installation disk from a vendor disk?

I am wondering if it's possible to make a "clean" Windows 7 installation disk from a DVD that came with a new HP laptop, so that I can install a Dell laptop with a 64-bit version of the OS without ...
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Installed Bunch of New Fonts on Windows 7 - Now None Show Up and System Lags

So I went to install about 5,000 new fonts on my Windows 7 64-bit machine. It was slow to install them, and I had to leave. I came back and my PC was shut down, and I had to go through the Windows ...
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What could be lowering my download speed - alternative configurations?

I got the following configuration (new ISP): a). Cable internet 32 MBit/s Download and 2MBit/s upload. The gave me an ARRIS cable modem. b). I use a internationally unkown small router brand (AVM) - ...
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How to update virtual machine disk space in VMWare?

I'm using Windows 7 on VMWare (i'm on mac). In the hard disk settings of the virtual machine I've set Disk Size to 65GB, I've selected pre-allocate the space and Applied for it. However when I run ...
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How to change taskbar and window colors without using glass effect in Windows Aero?

I have disabled all the special effects for a reason, but now my taskbar and windows are using weird color (light gray blue). For some reason the color options ceased to exist when I disabled glass ...
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All Programs is missing program shortcuts in Windows 7 RC 7100

I've tried to find a fix for this using the 'so disorganized and overly loud' phpBB hell forums and to no avail. On my Windows 7 Build 7100 when I click Start > All Programs I don't see any of my ...