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Logitec Wingman Not Recognized

My Logitec wingman joystick is not recognized by my win7 - even by the official installation CD. Now I know that it's not a hardware problem because the joystick works fine when I run YS Flight sim- ...
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Where find the Windows 10 update error log?

I've download the Windows 10 upgrade and started to install it. After about 22%, I took a break and when I came back Windows 7 was started again. I'm wondering why Windows 10 did not install and ...
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Multi-boot Mac OSX on Windows/Linux machine?

End Goal: Be able to choose the operating system at startup between Windows, Linux, or Mac from 3 separate hard drives. Background: I am a student taking computer programming, with a focus on Web ...
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Apache 2.4 with OpenSSL service failing with “specific error Incorrect function”

I downloaded Apache 2.4 from Apache Lounge and installed it on Windows 7, as a development server, and it worked fine. Now I'm try to use SSL with a self-signed certificate but restarting the service ...
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When the free upgrade to Windows 10 ends, can I re-enable Windows updates?

As I understand it, the Windows 10 free upgrade ends July 29th. Back when GWX first became a thing, the solution was to hide the update, and disable Windows updates so it didn't install without your ...
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Issues setting up Win 7

Im trying to reinstall Windows 7 Home Premium on Samsung Ultrabook. My first try was to create a bootable USB drive with a .iso file. Next I created a new partition with diskpart, set it on ntfs, ...
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Single Image Backup w/ Windows 7 OEM Keys and Win Vista Bus to Win 7 Pro Upgrade Keys

Alright, so I have a new job and they are in dire need of a overhaul of their backup and imaging methods, they're not letting me do much but I think I can get away with this. We have computers, ...
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Backup mapped drive paths

I want to backup the state of my mapped drives in Windows 7 Ent. I'm not trying to backup the contents of the drives, only the paths and assigned letters. Say I had to perform a reinstall of Windows,...
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Can you change the location where windows stores its updates?

I have a PC that is locked down (work PC). I can do most things on it, but certain folders I simply don't have permission to access. For example: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache which is where (from the ...
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team viewer 10 and TV11 on same PC

would it be possible to run teamviewer 10 and teamviewer 11 on the same PC without uninstalling one? TV10 currently installed. I tried to rename TV10 folders in appdata and program folder but it ...
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Powershell script

How can I give read&write permissions only to files not the folders. I mean a user can delete,modify the file but cannot delete or modify a folder. how can we do it with powershell script.
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Fastest way to activate windows 10 with windows 7 key, while leaving win 7 installed, for 6 computers

For 6 Windows 7 Pro workstations with each their own OEM license stickers. I would like to activate windows 10, without actually installing it 6 times and rolling back 6 times. But keep open the ...
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Google Chrome gives staggering performance, if open too long…? | W7U

So I've noticed last night when I was using Photoshop and attempting to render an image, and even before I opening Photoshop, Windows kept giving me a message that my PC had 'low memory'. At first I ...
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Why Windows cannot verify digital signature of audio drivers?

Since a few months ago, after installing some Windows Update (which one - I don't know unfortunately), the Realtek audio drivers are blocked by Windows 7 (64bit), causing my laptop (an HP EliteBook ...
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Can laptop slow down after ram upgrade?

I upgraded RAM on my old ThinkPad T400 from 4GB to 8GB. Is it possible that my laptop slow down because of additional RAM? It is quite old laptop. Specs: Intel Core2Duo P8600 2,4GHz SSD Samsung Evo ...
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ForceBindIP won't bind selected IP

I'm working on Windows 7 x64 and I can't get ForceBindIP to work. When I call ForceBindIP from the command line the bound application starts and works normally but on the default network interface ...
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Tell Windows program to stick to one monitor

I use a thin client with two monitors. For some reason the Windows connected to (via XenDesktop) seems to be rather confused about the concept. Lots of programs (including Internet Explorer) open new ...
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Antivirus installers cannot install

I wanted to enable vt-x because it was enabled on BIOS but it wasn't in Windows 7. I did a research and found that I could use bcdedit.exe /set nx {current} always on to enable it. I dit it from cmd ...
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Windows 7 goes to hibernation even though hibernation is turned off

My computer with Windows 7 would never wake up from hibernation and I had to unplug it every time in order to start it. So I turned off the hibernation by changing power settings to: However, now ...
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How to share Internet both via wire and Wi-Fi?

I try to convert Windows 7 computer to router. I can create Wi-Fi hotspot via netsh and share Internet via this Wi-Fi. I also can share Internet with wired connection. But how to do that ...
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How to get the local addresses available though using VPN and a proxy PAC script?

I'm using a VPN tunnel to connect an internal corporate network. To use the internet connection at the same time I had to set up my internet options, particularly: Automatic configuration [x] ...
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Preview eml files with Thunderbird?

Is there a way to use Thunderbird to preview eml files in the Windows Explorer? I have seen this topic but it doesn't answer the question : Get Explorer preview for .eml files in Windows 7
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I installed a fresh windows 7 now no driver and unable to detect pendrive

I installed a fresh windows 7 on HP laptop, now no driver, no internet connection and unable to detect pendrive. Please help.
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PC hanging whenever I am trying to comment/post online

I have an issue with my PC hanging whenever I am trying to comment on facebook, fill in a form, or post anything or view anything online. Its doing it while I write here now. My only way around ...
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How to find out, which hardware component causes a power failure on a Windows 7 machine (Kernel Power error 41(63))?

Since February 2016 my notebook occasionally (up to several times a day) stops working (all of a sudden the screen turns white or black), or reboots itself. According to eventvwr, there are ...
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Windows 10 upgrade stuck at “Getting Setup Files”

I am trying to install Windows 10 on my PC running Windows 7 Home Premium. The PC is a Dell XPS L502X with a Core i5 2450M , 6GB of RAM, Nvidia GT540M GPU. So I had started the upgrade in Windows ...
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Product key of windows 7 is not accepted for windows 10

I've just upgraded my activated Windows 7 Professional to Windows 10 Pro. I upgraded, rather than making a fresh install. During installation I was asked for the product key, it wasn't accepted, ...
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Windows - Add keyboard shortcuts without installing programs

I am currently using a high security computer that dosen't allow me to install programs on my computer. However I want to bind shortcuts to use within my program to increase productivity Example: ...
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Bitlocker HDD Got Zapped - I have Keys - How do I un-encrypt Files on Backup Drive?

I decided to use Bitlocker to encrypt my 2nd internal SATA data HDD (NTFS) on my PC (Win 7 Pro) containg sensitive financial and personal data. I assumed that when the encrypted SATA HDD was unlocked ...
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Windows recognizes Home Theater receiver as a display

I've bought a Yamaha receiver, A2050. I connect my PC on it using HDMI, from my CPY Haswell i5-4590. Audio is sent perfectly to it, but Windows believes it's a display and added it as a monitor. Is ...
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DWM freezing when display is disconnected on multi-monitor system

I have Win7 Win64, with a GeForce GTX 760 and a Haswell i5-4690. On GeForce I have my TV connected using HDMI and a 2560x1600 monitor connected with DVI-D. On Haswell I have a 2560x1440 monitor, an ...
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I have a computer with Windows 7 and Internet explorer 11

I have the same question as this one in How do I manually add a Tracking Protection List (TPL) to Internet Explorer that is not in the Internet Explorer gallery website? but for Internet Explorer 11. ...
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Virtual Box Security

I installed vb in my kubuntu, but I'm a little concern about viruses or other stuff infiltrating on my linux through the OS installed, such as Windos 7. So, how can I avoid any information coming out ...
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Duplicating a user account on win 7

I have a corrupted user account on my Win 7 home computer. I want to duplicate this account with exactly the same desktop layout? How can that be achieved?
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Not enough free disk space, option for external HDD missing

I'm currently trying to install upgrade to Windows 10 on my computer which is running Windows 7 at the moment. As I want to install I'm running the x64 version, one requirement is to have at least 20 ...
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How can I free up space in the System Reserved partition

I'm trying to create a system image backup of my Windows 7 64bit syste, however I only have 35MB free in my 100MB System Reserved partition and I need a minimum of 50MB (error code 0x80780119) I've ...
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Windows 7 desktop icons are blank

The icons on my desktop are invisible, however, when I press F5 they show correctly for about 0.1 seconds before disappearing again. When I run the following batch script downloaded from How to ...
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Hiding some folders and files without possibility to make them visible again

I have Windows 7 Home Premium and I need a way to make some folders and files of the Google Chrome browser invisible without the possibility to make them visible again unless reinstalling Windows. ...
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Package files in separate archives by size

I want to create several seperate zip files ("spanned" archives like archive.z01, archive.z02 etc will not work) for a given set of files in a folder. I am not aware that 7z or WinRar could pull this ...
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Issue to Connect 4 monitors with Fresco Logic with Asus Laptop G551jm

I have a question. I'm trying to connect 4 monitors to my windows 7 notebook, using this fl2000 adapter: http://www.frescologic.com/products_show.php?ms=3 Having some problems here since only 2 ...
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Error running software installer as administrator

I'm trying to install .NET 4.6.1 on a user's computer, but when I start the installer -- even with "Run as administrator" -- it fails to the message "This security ID may not be assigned as the owner ...
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folder lockforgotten password

I have a locker (not a folder) of the version 6.5.8 folder locker and have forgotten the password. Since this version is no longer in use I just have it in the hard drive of my old laptop which I am ...
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How to fix link between onedrive folder and sharepoint document library after URL change?

I have some sharepoint document libraries linked to my home via onedrive for business. Now due to administrative measures the URLs of the doc libs have changed and onedrive fails to sync the folders. ...
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Can't press ctrl+v at the same time but all other commands work

So an issue suddenly happened with my keyboard this morning. All other commands regarding ctrl work apart from ctrl+v. I've tried re-installing drivers and nothing seems to work. Another issue is ...
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Make system partition C: bootable on system (wierdly) designed to boot from recovery boot files

For context I am attempting to upgrade from Windows 7 SP1 to Windows 10 before the deadline, and have already been trying for 3 days without success. It appears my problem may relate to my Dell XPS ...
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Windows 10 upgrade - “The display is not compatible with Windows 10”

I'm trying to run the Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant but it says my display is not compatible: I have a Gigabyte NVIDIA GTX 750Ti graphics card which says it is compatible with Windows 10. I have ...
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Is there a good reason to avoid upgrading a laptop to Windows 10 if it originally came with Windows 7?

Some reservations: - My ultrabook has a recovery partition with Windows 7 system files. - I'm not sure how PC vendors generally deal with warranty related issues if you upgrade the OS. - I have heard ...
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What is the difference between a Windows system image and a clone?

What is the difference between a Windows system image (generated using Control Panel -> Backup and Restore -> Create a System Image) created in Windows 7 SP1, versus creating a clone using a tool like ...
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Caller details checker and voice analyser on landline number

My aim is to put a system where i have a small exchange in my company and BSNL(landline) tele line coming and patched in exchange. i have put one operator who receive call and now he is required to ...
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How to reset User settings and delete data as if User has been just created in Windows 7 manually?

I want to reset user settings and delete all user specific data. Can i safely delete all folders (Hidden and System as well) from the User directory. Will they be created automatically ? Will it ...