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how do i get to the GUI versions of the command line programs

How do i get to these in Windows 7 in the graphical user interface? netsh http add urlacl url=http://206.74.58.18:8080/ user=everyone netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name="Open Port 8080" dir=in ...
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Do you need .net 4 to update windows 7 to windows 10?

Just wanted to ask that do I need .net 4.x in order to update to windows 10? Because I cant install .net 4 update through widnows update. It has been like that for I while. Tried a lot of things to ...
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Network Issue Windows 7 Fresh Installed Self Assigned IP Adress

I was fixing a laptop with connection issues. Well after some research it was for the best to reinstall all. Fresh Windows 7 Home Premium install and still connection issues (others then before but ...
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How to configure an brand new windows 7/8 for digital signage/infoscreen/infoterminal usage?

The point is: I'm using windows mainly as an end-user - not as developer. Our software was been developed for an micro-pc that runs OS X or a small Debian. Due missing drivers we have to switch to ...
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How do you remove dwm.exe error [on hold]

How do you remove dwm.exe has stopped working error message
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Windows 10 does not boot (Maybe isn't considered as OS?)

I have a problem with booting Windows 10. I use Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 and first I instantly got back to GRUB when selecting Windows 10 then I booted from Windows 10 installer media and ran ...
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Computer audio via bluetooth to soundbar?

I was able to connect my laptop to my VIZIO S4251w. It shows up in my Bluetooth Devices list with a headset icon. However, as you can see from the properties window below it is not set up properly: ...
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Can't edit Local Security Policy in Windows 7

I'm trying to add users to the "Access this computer from the network" (see image below) but the 'Add' button is disabled. I'm connecting to the machine through RDP and using the Administrator (not ...
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How to solve RAM usage bug in Windows 7

I have an unsolved bug in my Windows Machine. I want to run a VM to test a software and sometimes I don't have enough free RAM.. I installed the VM with the same installation disk, but the bug is: On ...
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Computer Stuck on Loading screen

I was watching a movie on my PC (motherboard ASRock conroe945PL-Glan). The movie froze and the colors changed. I tried to restart the PC and now it is stuck on windows loading logo, and then ...
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Delete network drive on Windows 7

I tried to add a network drive to my computer (FTP to a server I own), but unfortunately, I set it up wrong, and so it won't connect. Every time I so much as single click on the icon in My Computer, ...
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Creating laptop wifi hotspot losing ssid when sharing connection

I have created a wifi hotspot on my work laptop I started the hostednetwork and in the network and sharing page I could see the ssid 'hotSpot1' under the wireless network connection 2 (WNC2) icon. I ...
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Different language keeps appearing on language bar?

I'm using a Japanese layout keyboard and using English version of Windows 7. I set my input method to Japanese (Japan) - Japanese , so that I can have all keys working properly. I got this weird ...
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Downloading Stock Option Quotes

How can I download option quotes from Yahoo or another financial website? I would need to download all options (both calls and puts on all strike prices and all expiration dates) on a particular ...
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Find path of standard executable for a given file type in Windows

Suppose I am running cmd and I open an application by typing for example start document.pdf I want to get the exact path of the executable that opens .pdf files Of course I could search the entire ...
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Prevent PC from being powered off without first calling shutdown

I have a PC with windows 7. This computer runs a full-screen program at startup so users are unable to access the Desktop. Inside the program there is a button to shutdown the computer but users are ...
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curl error (7) with vpn

My PC's inside a campus network and need to do HTTP log-in periodically to keep on-line. So I wrote a one-liner cURL bash script to do the log-in. It worked fine until I started to use VPN. The log-in ...
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Can't boot back to Windows(BOOTCAMP)!

I plugged in my USB few days ago and I keep getting this message when I start my computer. "Need to check FAT 32 file directory for consistency, It's highly recommended that you do this" I don't have ...
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Recording from pc speakers; headset speakers; and microphone simultaneously

I'm using Windows 7. While recording videos using Shadowplay (Recording gameplay basically) I can easily record the game sounds coming from the pc speakers and simultaneously record my own voice ...
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VT-x is enabled, but it's not detected as such

I preemptively reinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate x64 recently, but I lost the ability to use VT-x in the process. Namely, I was trying to get HAXM to work, but I will surely need it later for VirtualBox. ...
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Command prompt says I have no Microsoft Word files?

I opened a command window and typed dir *.docx at the prompt. The command did not find any files. However, I have 3 Microsoft word files in My Documents. This confuses me. I tried other experiments ...
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New HDD mounting and partitioning difficulties

I have recently purchased and installed a brand new 8TB Seagate Archive HDD into my desktop computer, and, using the "Disks" program in Ubuntu, I created one 8TB NFTS partition named "MediaStorage" ...
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Task Scheduler - Error Message “The Last day of the month option is supported only on Windows Vista or later”

Video Reproduce: http://tinypic.com/r/2ni4fhc/8 I am running on Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit Using Windows Task Scheduler - I edit an existing task. Trigger Select Monthly and the Days I selected ...
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Block Hubstaff from monitoring all my screens

My employer who is across the country away from me insist that I must run the software from Hubstaff that monitors and takes screenshots of my screens at intervals and uploads to server. Over a 12 ...
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Virtual Box OSX host, Windows 7 Guest Host-Only Network appears as Unidentified network

I'm trying to set up communication between my guest Windows 7 and host OSX machines. I have virtualbox configured with a vboxnet0 Host-only network with the following settings: IPv4 Address: ...
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Edit the source of a page in Opera

How can I edit source of a page in Opera? I used to be able to do so simply right-clicking the page, selecting "Source", edit the page and applying changes. Now, after selecting "Source", it doesn't ...
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Windows 7 freezes when removing keyboard and mouse

I set up 8 or so rack mount Windows 7. I wanted to remote desktop into the systems after getting them on the network. The problem is I don't have a KVM and I moved the USB keyboard from system to ...
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Multiple HDDs hanging constantly

I have an AMD Windows 7 system which has its OS on an SSD, and until previously had a single 4TB HDD as a data drive. I never had an issue with that drive until I installed a second 4TB drive and put ...
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BootCampAssistant “Install or delete Windows 7” greyed out

I need to install a Windows 7 on my MacBookPro but the installation button is actually greyed out. I first managed to install a first windows but i needed it to be bigger, so i deleted the BootCamp ...
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Windows 7 search function does not work

So, my windows search does not work. Not in the start menu, folders, or the F3 search function. I did some digging online. I tried rebuilding the index, restarting the service. People was ...
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Windows 10 touchpad Release Drag after Finger Lift

I have a Samsung Laptop with ELAN touchpad. The only features I like from a touchpad are.. Tap to Click. Double Tap to Right Click. Two Finger Scrolling. Drag Windows. But Release immediately ...
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Download cab files of Windows 10 device drivers from Microsoft Update Catalog

I'm using desktop / pc version of Windows 10. No touch screen or tablet mode is present. With Microsoft screwing Windows Update in Windows 10, the users are in no control of update details like ...
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How pre-load drivers for a WiFi USB device that can't use “update driver” from Device Manager. Where do I put them?

In XP, I used to dump USB driver files into system32, but that's not working as smoothly with Win7. I just want to know where to put the files (3 of them, .cat, .sys, .inf) so that Windows knows ...
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Internet Explorer 9 Installer for Windows 7 x64

As part of my standard troubleshooting for a user's issue with a webapp, I uninstalled their version of IE9 x64 by locating the original update in Windows Updates. Now I can't seem to find an ...
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New Tabs appears black and IE options not opening

I'm running Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7. All new tabs are totally black in color. Internet Explorer options do not open. Pop up has been blocked and no way to unblock it.
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How to find Chrome's installed plugins (*not* extensions)

Google Chrome is slowly trying to block out people using plug ins so they'll instead use their extensions. They're even semi obfuscating these plugins, and I can't find a couple I have installed. One ...
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How did my “Boot Device Not Found” error resolve itself?

This morning, I turned on my computer and got the "Boot Device Not Found" error. I restarted the PC a couple of times, but the error persisted. I finally restarted the computer and booted off of the ...
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Upgrade to Windows 10 pro fails (Code 80240020) [duplicate]

I keep getting a failed Windows update: Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro Installation date: ‎26/‎08/‎2015 08:45 Installation status: Failed Error details: Code 80240020 Update type: Important ...
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Movings files NAS is slow, but from NAS to PC is fast

Somehow it only copies with 3mb per second when I try to move files from PC to my ReadyNas 516, but if I try to move files from ReadyNas 516 to PC, then it transfer with 80-100MB/s. I'm using CAT 5E ...
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BootCamp Lost Windows Boot After Repartitioning

I needed more space on windows partition and tried to open dis utility and resized the disk spaces. But now, i can't boot on windows. How can i recover my files and get windows working. ...
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Set language for ordering in Windows Explorer

I use Windows 7 in Czech language. This language has a special feature that the character sequence ch follows h in alphabet. As I work mostly with files with English names, I find it pretty confusing ...
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Installed SSD, Windows says it's half full

So I just installed Windows 7 on my new 120GB Samsung SSD, everything has been working fine, except... In "Computer", where all the drives are displayed, my boot drive (the SSD) says that "60.0 GB" ...
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Prevent Windows from installing display languages

I run Windows 7 Ultimate x64. During Windows Update, a ton of random languages get installed, which takes up tons of storage space and takes forever. I removed them but they keep getting re-installed ...
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VBScript Won't run as scheduled task on Windows 7

Very basic proof of concept code below- which is giving me fits. It runs fine if you launch the script from explorer. It runs fine if you schedule it as a task and "run only when logged on." It ...
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Outlook 2010 OST Size limit

There are a few questions on here that come close to answering the questions but never really a definitive answer. Is there a limit to Mailbox size, email count, and folder count in Outlook 2010 x64 ...
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How can I install Quicktime player to Windows 10?

I would like to play a movie in the web and a webpage ask me, download Quicktime plugin. I opened up this web page and I tryed download and install Quicktime But when I tried install I get this ...
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Why my installation of windows 7 is restarting?

Basically i am installing windows 7 and it restarted the computer like 5 or 6 times now and everytime restarts it does the same thing expanding windows files,why???
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What (specifically) happens when you have Win7 move default user folders?

In C:\Users\Myself, I right-click on Videos folder, select "location" tab, click "Move" button, and enter "D:\Videos" as new location; then confirm that this location is added to the Videos library ...
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Unable to open more than 1 RDP session at a time

A user has lately been experiencing an issue when trying to connect to 2 different RDP sessions at a time. They will connect to one ok but when trying to connect to another, the session does not ...
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Restarting all core processes in Windows

Is there any way to restart all core/user processes and free-up unused and cached memory thereby simulating a Reboot except that it is way faster and easier. I know the way to -Simulate a Reboot to ...