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DELL Inspiron 3521, need standard VGA Graphics Adapter Driver

PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_6840&SUBSYS_05981028&REV_00 PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_6840&SUBSYS_05981028 PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_6840&CC_030000 PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_6840&CC_0300 Need help finding ...
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Windows 7 inspirion Dell 5050/5010 parts interchangeable

Are hardware such as memory card interchangeable from inspiring 5050 and 5010
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Spurious “install update” shield on my shutdown tab

Every now and then (and right now) I have that "install update shield" appearing on my shutdown tab, but when I go to shut down, it just shuts down as per normal, no updates installed. Then upon ...
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What exactly is “Browser” in Chrome's task manager, if it's not an open tab, and where is the traffic coming from?

I'm having problems loading some webpages on a slow connection on Chrome, and opened its Task Manager and saw that the "Browser" task is using up all the bandwidth to download something, but I don't ...
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Excel Help - how to pass the in SQL Query from another cell

I have SQL query in one Cell and Query data from the another cell Example. Below Query internal ID i need to pass the another cell.please some one help me, how to pass the values. { ...
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WWW Publisher Service activated by Windows update?

I did a bunch of updates on an outdated Windows 7 machine that was running as an apache server in my home. It was commonly used for this. However, after the slew up of updates I found Apache wouldn't ...
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Is it possible to Trace a Cold Boot on Windows 7

Is it possible to trace a cold boot on Windows 7? By cold boot I mean the boot you get after a complete shutdown, count to ten, and then press the power switch. I have been able to trace (enable ...
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Outlook won't work on Windows 7 anymore after 6/30/16? Really? [on hold]

See these comments on this site: Paul Smith-Keitley · Owner/Partner at Speaking Technically Really? given the choice of Outlook vs any of these, I would rather stick with outlook – sorry, ...
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How to display ALT+TAB on both monitors?

I added a monitor to my laptop but whenever I do Alt + Tab on my computer it only shows the running applications on the laptop but not on my extra monitor. Is there a workaround for this?
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How does Windows 7 handle leaving programs open when you log out and opening them again when you log back in?

There was a user at work whom was concerned that someone had broken into his/her computer because windows were opened on her desktop upon her arrival. However; what really happened was that windows ...
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No internet connection in Guest Machine

I'm using Windows 7 as a host and as a guest, and I can't get the guest to have internet access. At home when I'm connected to my wi-fi network the internet access in the guest works just fine (using ...
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I cannot access VPN via tethering to my Phone

I get the error below whenever I try to connect to VPN via tethering to my Phone. Using the VPN via Wifi works fine. Can you please me know if you have encountered this before or possible resolution ...
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Convert .vhd to .img on windows?

I have a .vhd virtual hard disk. I need to convert it to .img disk image. How can I do it? I have Windows 7 and VirtualBox at my disposal, can those tools help?
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How to save any file with date-time stamp quickly ?

Many time we open notepad, MS paint, MS word, MS Excel and other application and want to save file quickly with just date time stamp in save as dialog box. Is there any way to save files with date ...
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Software update kb3136000 has not been installed

I'd like to install manually .Net Frame Work 4.6.1 security update that release most recently. When I try to install that update I gave this error: Software update kb3136000 has not been ...
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Install Maven W7

I'm trying to get tho following code to run on W7. I can't get mvn to recognize JAVA_HOME and can't get mvn to appear as a command in the command prompt. I get the following error when I try to run ...
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How to prevent computer from going to sleep

On Win7SP1 I have a long job to run and want to save monitor power. I turn off the monitor. A few moments later the Win7 PC goes to sleep (cutting the job). I don't want that. I want the Win7 PC to ...
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CMD Batch rename. Read new names from text file

I have a directory of product images that I'd like to rename to the products's UPC. I have the file name mapping in a spreadsheet, so I can export it to CSV or tab delimited. Given filenames.txt: ...
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Windows 7: Can't open recycle bin — previous solutions don't work

I've tried the solutions offered in the past. It seems that perhaps the recycle bin does not exist anymore, so I can't find it or open it. Typing recyclebinfolder after CtrL+Esc does not work. ...
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Restricting access to a drive to only my backup software

I am currently using Acronis backup software that writes to a local external drive that is used exclusively for backups. Is there a way that I can set things up so that the only application that can ...
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Install Windows 7 on GPT partition

Today I got really frustrated when tried to upgrade a friend's Lenovo laptop from Win8 to Win10. The upgrade just fails no matter what I try... And I tried a lot of things... Long story short, I ...
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Can't install Office 2010 - Error 1920

When attempting to install MS Office 2010 on a Windows 7 Professional machine, using administrator account, and I get the following error: "Error message when you try to install Office 2010: ...
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Get Windows 7 to boot again

History Originally only Windows 7 was installed on a partition. The first partition was a 100MB recovery partition while the Windows OS and data files was on the second partition. Then I installed ...
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Windows 7 Boot Error 0x0000007B

I fear I've messed up and hope this can be resolved. Here is the video of what happens what I boot my computer. The boot sequence gets to the Windows logo and then crashes with the error shown above ...
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Matlab 2015b laggy with windows 10 update process running (GWX.exe)

For a couple of days Matlab2015b has been much slower than before. I tested 2013b and 2016a and both were significantly faster (my S-Function runs ~10 times faster). Since it was not like this before ...
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The keyboard of my lenovo laptop z570 doesn't work properly?

I've got a problem with the keyboard of my laptop. I press T and shows on display TB, I press N and shows YN...and that applies for some more keys. The thing is that I had this problem until 1 week ...
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how to loopback a subdomain with same ip in windows 7

Ok i'm trying to loopback a subdomain of some webserver. There's 3 subdomains in the website. www, static and play. I pinged the static.website.com and i got this ip 123.123.3 (Example only). So i ...
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Failing hard drive; backup procedure and software

I am running on a Windows system that has had a bad hard drive for quite a long while... it has been making grinding noises, which has been audibly getting louder over the past 2 years. Now, the OS ...
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Printing background images in Word 2016

I selected the print images in the Options screen. My document still did not print the background color.
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How to troubleshoot microphone or audio recording not working in Windows 7?

I have the following problem on Windows 7. The built-in microphone of my laptop does not seem to be working. Either that (i.e. the mic hardware is not working), or it may be a software problem, i.e. ...
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How to set up a network in Windows 7 to let others can access an internal Linux server?

I have two machines. Machine 1 (denoted as M1) is Windows 7 and has two network cards. Machine 2 (denoted as M2) is RedHat 6.5. In M1, the first network card is connected into the Internet and the ...
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Win7 Show a window if computer idle

Is there a script, third party app or scheduleable task I could use to ALT&TAB to a specific window if the computer is idle for a pre-defined time?
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Unable to run an exe after reinstalled Windows

There is an exe file which I cannot run from Explorer, which only alerts me: Windows cannot access the specified device path or file. You may not have appropriate permissions to access the item No ...
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How to type “त” (from Hindi) in English alphabet?

I know there is no such syllable as "त" in English, but still is there any way we can write it with English alphabet, using any accent or anything? Like it's done for Spanish or Italian I guess? Also ...
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Is there a built-in audio/video chat program in Windows 7?

I am looking for messenger/chat options within Windows 7. Are there any built-in options?
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The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable

When I open a folder in my computer, I saw the message "C:\Users\John Smith\Dropbox\myfolder1 is not accessible. The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable." Fortunately, all files in this ...
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iis7 redirected when attempting to access a website

When attempting to access a website, I am shown this IIS7 large shaded box in multi languages. How do I get to the website I want without this annoying occurrence. Have shut down the machine, ...
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Windows 7/10: Prevent Network Adapter to Add Default Route (via Registry)

I want to disable (e.g Registry) automatic creation of a network default route. Let me explain my issue. I have 2 adapter: ad1, ad2. So in Windows I see two default routes (route print). Why 2? that ...
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Dual Boot Copied Win 7 Operating Systems on UEFI machine, secure boot disabled

I know this seems stupid to want to do, but it's not my idea. The guy is very reluctant to commit to anything new without extensive testing but wants both sets of drives available at all times. I ...
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Run a Windows application without displaying its GUI

Is there a way to run a Windows application without displaying its GUI window? I have a 3rd party Windows application which does not have any command line parameter or switch to suppress its GUI. I ...
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Windows Boot Manager shows an operating system that is not installed

I added a hdd to my laptop that already had Windows 7 on it. I booted into it a couple times. Then I formatted the hdd because I already have Windows 7 on my primary drive and just needed the new ...
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Different icons in taskbar when at work vs at home

Whenever I use my work laptop at work, I have my taskbar icons set up as I like. However, whenever I take my laptop home and start it up there, some other icons (such as Word, PowerPoint, etc.)show up ...
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Mouse cursor goes off right side of screen

I've already googled this problem, none of the solutions worked. My mouse cursor keeps going off right side of screen. There's no second monitor, and it's set to display only on one monitor (extend ...
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Close process gracefully that has no window

So, I have a script that starts some auto-hotkey scripts while also starting up a game. I want those scripts to close again when the game ends. Currently I'm doing this with the kill command. This ...
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VXMBA bm-700 microphone low sound

My english is not the greatest, but I hope you can still catch what I'm trying to say. I recently bought a new desktop microphone for my pc, but When I was talking to my friends in skype they could ...
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file/folder permissions and ownership windows 7 SP1

I use windows pro sp1.My folders/icons in the start venue keep disappearing/show blank (without the icon to start the program) or some icons turn white from yellow ,when any new software is installed ...
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Is it possible to search inside PHP files using the Windows search engine (W7)?

I'm using windows 7. I have hundreds of PHP files inside a folder, and I want to find all the files that contains a particular word. I know that the Windows search engine is able to search inside a ...
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Uncheck IPv6 Checkbox (Unbind) for a Specific Network Adapter on Windows 7 with PowerShell

To preface this, I'd just like to say I have spent a great many days considering the great evils of this request. Nevertheless, I must press on. Unfortunately, on Windows 7, the NetAdapter module is ...
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Keyboard - Typing quotes behaves strangely [duplicate]

I'm on Windows 7 Professional. Since a few months ago, I can no longer type a quote (' or ") anymore by pressing the key once. Instead, now I have to press the key twice, then backspace. Oh the ...
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Is it a good idea to get a sound card for gaming/listening to music/watching movies/etc? [on hold]

The title is quite self-explanatory so I'll end with the fact that I don't have any special speakers that are of 'high quality'. But I do have a headset worth $50 that sounds really nice, so if I were ...