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cmd.exe does not show up when it is from AIR(AS3) invoked

When I use AIR to invoke cmd.exe, it doesn't show up, but it appears in Task-Manager. When I pass parameter to cmd.exe, it doesn't react. The code has no problem when invoking notepad.exe or ...
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Batch files: Outputting into txt file

I'm trying to output the dir c:/[x:x etc list into a text file as well with the following code DIR >"Input Data".txt The above works but it doesn't display exactly what is output onto command ...
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Make a read only “view” of a network folder

I feel like this should be easy and I'm missing something simple. We have a network folder A that must be full access to a user to support a legacy application. However, we also need the user to be ...
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2400 MHz RAM running at 1200MHz?

I recently built my own gaming/ daily use rig check it out here: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/arvan08/saved/YjNxFT You can see that the Kingston 2400 MHz is fully compatible with the ASUS Z97-K ...
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Changing ALL System Fonts in Windows 7

I had a quick question about altering fonts in Windows 7 I was hoping someone could give me a hand with. I have a touch of OCD when it comes to consistency and am having trouble changing the system ...
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Windows 8.1 restore permissions User Directory

My laptop broke last week. I removed the hard drive and connected it with a sata to usb cable in another pc with Win7 to copy some files. When I tried to access my Home directory Win7 complained ...
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Windows 7 Firewall blocks incoming connection even though there is an “allow” rule

I'm running a (.net WCF) HTTP Service on 0.0.0.0:60001 and a remote client - on the same network - can't connect. Looking at the windows event log, i can see two related events: Event ID 5152, The ...
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Monitor enters standby mode on windows 7 startup screen - functions normally in safe mode

Recently when I try to boot my desktop PC I see the BIOS post tests then the Windows Is Starting screen and then my monitor shows 'no video input' error message and goes to standby mode. The Monitor ...
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Google drive for multiple Windows users

My wife installed the Google Drive application on her account on our Win 7 desktop. I went to install it on my Windows user (Administrator) and it will start for a second then exit. Can Google Drive ...
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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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Need Assistance on ASUS K55V USB ports not working

I have an Asus K55V laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium x64. Whenever I try to use a mouse (or any other USB device), it doesn't work because of a driver problem. The automatic update tries to update ...
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Why does Windows 7 assume there is a new network connection when connecting to an existing access point?

I have been using my home ADSL and when I had problems with it, switched to my iPhone for network access. This mostly works as planned, but I have noticed that Windows 7 creates a new network name ...
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How to run a program with elevated permissions from a limited permission user account without administrator password?

Pretend that I am a Karaoke DJ running a show with the application Sax & Dottys which only runs on Windows. I would like to hire someone to run the show for me in my absence. This means they would ...
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Data error cyclic redundancy check ssd

Windows 7 doesn't recognize my SSD drive. When I go to disk management, it shows a message to initialize it (image no.1) but when I press OK to do that, one another message appears and says: Data ...
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how to change logon screen for domain user in windows 7

i am logged on as domain user to windows 7 professional and listed as administrator , i tried changing the logon screen via change in registry in authentication logon change in group policy for ...
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list in different languages on my dvd rw drive what is it

on my dvd rw drive [d:] f there is a list in different languages what are they and should they be there, their date of entry is incorrect eg 29/05/2009 this lap top was not manufactured till 2013 ...
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How do I fix my MBR when windows 7 system recovery shows no drive

I accidentally pulled the power plug when my system was starting up, and I started to get a boot error after POST. Something like "something not found, insert a bootable disk and press enter" So I ...
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Why can't I update Adobe Flash and remove Adobe Air?

My computer came with Adobe Flash and Reader installed on it. I was trying to view a video one day that said I needed Adobe Air to view so I started the download and viewed the video. Later on Adobe ...
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Is Google Chrome, 32 bit only?

when I checked my Task Manager -> Processes .. I noticed that Google Chrome is running as a 32bit application. ie. chrome.exe *32 is there a way to make it 64 bit? OS: Windows 7 x64 Bit.
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Micro sd card adapter not read by the computer

I have a samsung micro sd adapter with a SanDisk micro sd (does the difference of brands matter?). I inserted my adapter into the port of my pc (a windows 7) named SD/MMC, but I can't see it in the ...
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AutoHotkey to map Right Winkey and TAB to LWin and t

I changed keyboards. Now I have a right windows key but not left. Left work(ed)s for my simple script of #TAB send #t return this cycles through the windows on my taskbar. but it doesn't work ...
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Continually getting Certificate Errors on all browsers

I recently switched to a new laptop running Windows 7. For some reason I am constantly getting certificate errors when hitting sites where I really shouldn't be getting them - twitter, picasa, google ...
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Huge amount of “amd64_” files in winsxs 8.93GB, what are they?

I have a huge amount of folders under my "C:/Windows/winsxs" folder that all start with amd64_. They have sub headings ranging from "wpf" to "security" even to "netflix". The entire size of the files ...
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Creating a shell script to compress files using Cygwin

I've got a minor project wherein I'm to create a few shell scripts in Windows and run them through Cygwin for Linux files. At least that's how it was described to me. Any suggestions would be great.
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window 7 cannot stop looping for failure configuring windows updates reverting changes

Anyone have this kind of problem before? I shut down my computer and I restart it. I can just see my screen show me about this line" failure configuring windows updates revert changes." After that, ...
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Search for folders with x amount of files in Windows 7?

I would like to search for folders with a certain number of files, but currently I cannot figure out the syntax on how to achieve this. I have searched the Windows Search site, but have only found ...
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Streaming through WLAN doesn't exceed 1.2MB/s

Transfering files is slow even after I disabled RDC compression and Windows 7 autotuning. Link speed is 54Mb/s.
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Windows 7, doesn't connect automatically to wifi

I've searched for days and tried a bazillion methods already. I fear I may have to fiddle with the Registry. Here's the problem... Everything worked fine at home. I went to Florida and used their ...
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how to change standard user account to local administrator

I disconnect my windows 7 computer from the domain and now I all I have is a STANDARD user account(no administrator local account). And I lost all the data of that account. When I tried to access that ...
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Why is Windows 7 computer not visible in network?

I have just added a Windows 7 Pro computer to a network. All other computers are XP Pro and the Win-7 computer is supposed to be a file server. At first, Win-7 set the network as "unknown network", ...
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Keystroke to open a new window in Windows 7 Explorer?

I'm a bit late to the Windows 7 party, and having just installed it yesterday, I'm already sorely missing an XP feature. In explorer, I used to be able to click the toolbar Up button with Ctrl held ...
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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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Lenovo T420 integrated camera is not working

Im using a Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with Windows 7 64-bit and my integrated webcam is not working. Skype settings always show an error (see below). I tried to install this driver but it didn't work. ...
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iSCSI drives not reconnecting on reboot

So, I have two iSCSI target drives attached to my Windows 7 x64 Ultimate install. Every time I reboot my machine, for some odd reason the drives in the iSCSI initiator show a status of reconnecting ...
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Image/Clone Entire Disk including OS X and Boot Camp Partitions

Is it possible to clone an entire Mac disk including both OS X and Boot Camp partitions? Background: My company is switching from PCs to Macs. We want to have a dual boot platform. Before I used to ...
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Netbeans blocked by chrome

I've downloaded Netbeans 7.4(https://netbeans.org/downloads/7.4/) When the download finished, chrome deleted it and says: netbean-7.4.exe is malicious, and Chrome has blocked it. Is this a false ...
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Can't vagrant install a plugin: gem dependency fails despite being installed

I am attempting to install the vagrant-vbguest plugin in Windows 7 from within cygwin 64. $ vagrant plugin install vagrant-vbguest Installing the 'vagrant-vbguest' plugin. This can take a few ...
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Can a script open a GUI application, execute several “clicks” and navigate to a particular screen?

To put it simply, I need to know if a script can take a variable ,ex Variable A, from a Google Earth placemark (HTML table) open an application GUI (that's tied to a database), "click" through a few ...
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Can't install Windows 7 with UEFI off on GPT drive

I need to have a dual boot with Ubuntu and Windows 7 on my notebook with UEFI. I had to turn UEFI off to install and boot Ubuntu. Now I'm trying to install Windows 7, but it says it can't be ...
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How to change the printer icon displayed in the Control Panel

Printers are displayed in Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Devices and Printers often with a vendor supplied icon. Is it possible to replace that with a custom icon?
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windows 7/desktop stops responding during wake up [on hold]

HP Pavilian desktop/windows 7: after working for years something changed. Upon waking (w/ either keyboard or mouse) from sleep it starts wake up but very quickly stops w/ a black screen. The only ...
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Error 619 when trying to connect with Windows VPN client

While trying to connect with the Windows VPN client, the client hangs at the "Verifying user name and password..." message for about 10 seconds, and then I get the following error message: Error ...
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Dual monitors with VGA and HDMI on Intel HD Graphics 4600 with correct screen resolution (Windows 7)

I am running Windows 7. My computer has an Intel HD Graphics 4600 with the latest drivers. I am trying to run dual monitors with two Asus VS228 monitors. The ideal resolution for this is 1920x1080. ...
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No DNS requests in Windows 7, nslookup works, ping and tracert can't resolve

I was trying to bring my old desktop computer back from the dead and faced a problem I couldn't deal with. The main issue is what I've written in the title - nslookup works, ping and tracert give a ...
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Windows 7's PATH and environment variables are corrupted

I have no clue, but lately I've been having this problem. After running my workstation suddenly something destroys PATH and lots of stuff stops working. Initially, my path had MANY directories listed ...
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Changing Microsoft Visio default export path

When I export a Microsoft Visio document to a PDF: the default folder is always the user folder C:\Users\Francky\Documents, not the last folder I exported a document to: Is there any way to ...
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Download speeds are good. Upload speeds are terrible. Win7

I'm running Windows 7 with a wired connection to my Verizon FIOS router. My download speeds are usually around 80 Mbps, but my upload speeds are lucky to break 1.0 Mbps. This is a new problem, ...
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Laptop CPU Upgrade causes windows to freeze on startup

NEW UPDATE: In the BIOS if I disable the "Multi Core CPU" setting it will boot fine. No problem and when I change it back to enabled and attempt to run windows in safe mode. My Laptop BSOD's for a ...
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How to activate Windows 7 with BIOS license

I got a new DELL Latitude E6440 laptop, and after finding what I thought was the licence key I habitually reinstalled it using a vanilla Windows 7 disc in order to get rid of bloatware. The ...
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File & Folders Label tool in For Windows

I'm looking for tool that allows me to mark folders & Files in Windows .. I found this app but it's buggy and not working on Windows 7 64x. http://eng.softq.org/badges.htm Please is there ...