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How can I open a batch file as administrator in cmd with no prompt?

It makes sense that a cmd window that is run as administrator can run another program as administrator with no prompt, right? In windows 7, the start command can run a program as administrator with no ...
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How to set different sound for Logon/Logoff and Lock/Unlock on Microsoft Windows 7?

I want to customize the logon/logoff sound. But, the lock/unlock sound will be changed too. How to configure a different sound for logon/logoff and lock/unlock user? Operating System: Microsoft ...
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Clone of laptop HDD to SSD fails

I recently decided to update my wifes old Compaq laptop by adding more memory, which was very easy and now want to replace the clunky old HDD with a Crucial BX500 SSD. Using the Crucial version of the ...
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Set 1920x1080 resolution with Intel HD Graphics 3000

My NVIDIA Graphic Card is broken and therefore I'm using my Intel CPU as a graphic card now. The graphic card of my CPU is Intel HD Graphics 3000, with Intel Core i7-2600K 3.40GHz CPU. My problem is ...
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Rufus unable to download idlinux.sys and idlinux.bss, any alternate option/fixes?

I am currently trying to install linux but i have this issue of syslinux of diff vers. In the iso. For some reason rufus fails to download the files. Is there any way i can download the files manually ...
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My network adapter works only after disabling and re-enabling

win 7 pro on a desktop After turning on my computer on bottom right corner I have a yellow triangle over a comp icon. Internet doesn't work. I go to Device Manager - Network adapters - select the ...
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Will the Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool for Windows 7 check all available RAM or only the first 4GB?

According to this article: https://www.lifewire.com/windows-memory-diagnostic-review-2626154 The Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool for Windows 7 only scans the first 4GB of RAM for errors. This Super ...
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Win 7 auto restart upon startup logo - Safe mode works - disabling all startup items/services not working

Ran sfc /scannow in safe mode - no problems chkdsk /r /f c: long scan - no problems found - didn't fix issue within safe mode , msconfig - disabled all items , services, etc, still auto restarting ...
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I select Black background in Win7 but the thumbnails in the Personalization menu are still showing the previous color before changing to Black

I know it sounds like a weird bug, but basically my desktop background correctly displays as Black, but the thumbnails in the Personalization Menu only show the previous color I select before changing ...
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Trying a hardware/software combination in advance? [closed]

I am trying to get an old printer driver (for an "Epson Stylus Color" [their first hi-res printer, hence no trailing model number]) to work on newer equipment. It works under 32-bit Windows ...
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Bluetooth Dongle doesn't show up in Windows 7

I recently bought a Siyoteam Model HK-968 Bluetooth dongle. My desktop pc is running Windows 7 Proffesinal 64bit. The windows couldn't find the driver or even indentfy the device, it showed up as a &...
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Windows 7 Blue Screen Error while trying to share internet

Problem Description My PC functions normally in all respects, but as soon as I try to share my broadband connection by using some app like mhotspot, or my Wifi Router, as soon as another computer ...
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Portronics could not be connected on window 7 as play back despite it being paired on Bluetooth

There is no Issue in device pairing → But in Playback devices it shows as disconnected and never connects. Additionally, If I go into the services mode than Listen to music doesnt work. what can be ...
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External hard drive failed (WD), will swapping out the board mediate the issue? [closed]

Issue: I have a external hard drive from Western Digital (My Passport 4TB 2.5'' USB) that failed on me recently containing about 2TB of previous work and files. When i connect it to my PC it used to ...
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Where are windows's repair tools located?

I am talking about the repair tools that show up at startup if your PC runs into a problem on a windows installation. I've always been wondering where these programs are located in the file system. ...
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My laptop has always been blue screen recently, what’s wrong? [closed]

I don’t know why, my laptop has always been blue screen recently, and it’s not handled by various methods. I still want to ask an expert friend, what’s wrong?
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Cannot install windows 7 (64 bit) in VMware, safemode gets stuck at loading disk.sys? [closed]

I tried many windows 7 .iso files, these used to work before but after some updates are not working anymore No matter what options i set during installation, after finishing the installation it keeps ...
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Windows 7 32bit usual install size?

I was wondering what could be the usual installation size for Windows 7 (32bit, without any extras).
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How to force custom default Sort By options for all folder types in Windows Explorer

Quick note to eager mods: this is not a duplicate :) My question has 3 parts, but to make it easy, of course I will mark as answered any answer that only addresses the 3rd part: I wish to understand ...
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My Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones are connected to Windows 7 and an iPad: how can I prevent Windows 7 from muting the audio coming from the iPad?

My Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones are connected to Windows 7 and some iPad (iPad Pro MM172LL/A): how can I prevent Windows 7 from muting the audio coming from the iPad? Even when no audio is ...
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Migration tool Windows 7 to Window 10 computer

Note: I've seen a number of older, similar questions, with no applicable answer. I am a Mac owner, so my knowledge of PCs is very limited. My sister in law has a PC currently running windows 7. Just ...
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Logitech Gaming Software NOT Saving Custom Profiles to the On-Board Memory for their G9x Mouse on Windows 7 64-bit

I have a Logitech G9x gaming mouse and I have Logitech Gaming Software v9.02.65 installed on my Windows 7 64-bit machine. When I open the application and have it set to the On-Board Memory option and ...
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VirtualBox keeps giving error when I try to start a new machine

So I am running Windows 7 (the 64-bit version) with a 64-bit processor (I checked) right now and have downloaded and installed VirtualBox. I want to run Kali Linux on it so I created my first virtual ...
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Can I recover my old Windows 7 os

I had a PC preinstalled with Windows 7. Since it wasn't working and the shop owner could not repair it, I bought a new PC preinstalled with Windows 10. I want to use the old Windows 7 alongside ...
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Windows 7 can't connect to System Event Notification System

I was running windows 7 32 bit sp 1 on my laptop and when i turned it on in the morning it took a solid 10 min or so to get pass the welcome screen. When i got to the desktop it showed that windows ...
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Printer list for Windows Vista

I am trying to install an old printer into Windows 7. The original driver, which worked in XP, won't install in 7; I understand that there were internal changes starting with Vista. Windows 7 does ...
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In Windows 7 or 10 have duplicate display with only part of original display

I'd like to do something like in the diagram, where I duplicate only part of a display in either Windows 7 or Windows 10. It would be great if a solution doesn't require 3rd party software, but if it ...
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Diagnosing a Windows super-hang/freeze 😕

Around fall of 2019, I started experiencing a problem whereby Windows would occasional hang/freeze very hard. So hard in fact, that even the low-level crash-on-control function doesn't work! That is, ...
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User name while using windows 7 Remote desktop [duplicate]

Got my old laptop installed with Windows 7 Professional. While creating user I put my full name as Mahesh M. Kadam and completed the procedure.I feel as this laptop is going to be used at only home so ...
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What could be the reason for no longer being able to ping my router or connect to network? What else can I try?

First off - I was eventually told to post here by a user on another SE site after several users had downvoted me with no explanation until one finally was kind enough to explain that I'd misunderstood ...
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What will be the best to increase the speed of the computer i.e. RAM should be increased or SSD should be installed in the computer [closed]

I have Dell,i5 laptop 7th generation windows and I am a android developer and we know android studio requires a lot of memory. So, to increase the working speed of my computer what should be done. I ...
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Do a context menu action for multiple selected files in the Windows Explorer

I'd like to create a Windows Explorer context menu action for multiple selected files. I created a key HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\MyAction\command with a string value C:\python37\python.exe "c:\...
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ntoskrnl.exe doesn't release handle on closed *.exe files

It's an issue on a Win7-system. It looks like system-Process (PID 4) (running ntoskrnl.exe) doesn't releases handles on *.exe files after the programs are closed. Hence, those files can't be deleted, ...
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Laptop overheating due to heavy software lately installed

I have an hp laptop with windows 7, 64 bit.I lately tried downloading Solidworks 2015 of 7.6 Gb. Ever since I did that i think my windows didn't support it much.my laptop has so much slowed down and ...
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Find the rotated images in folders

A folder contains 134944 files and 6919 folders. They are graduation albums contains scenes and avtars. The jpg images were generate by the scansnap sv600 and then manually slice, copy, paste, rename,...
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Date of creation for saved Wireless networks (WIN7) [duplicate]

is there any way accessing files related to the saved wireless networks in win7? or in other word, is there any way to check time of creation for a saved wireless profile? there is no much information ...
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How to Change window frame border width in Google Chrome on Win 7

I find the window height and width handles, i.e. the window frame border, too thin to easily capture them with my mouse. Google Chrome v 81 as best I can tell is unaffected by the settings from ...
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What could cause Windows Explorer to display the error that data couldn't be read from the source file or disk when attempting to copy a file?

Recently, I was copying a folder containing multiple files from my internal hard drive to an external USB drive - both drives formatted with NTFS. All of the files were successfully copied - apart ...
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How do I boot to Windows 7 (32 bit) with my 2017 Macbook running Catalina 10.15.5?

Bootcamp will not let me install anything besides window 10 and I cannot find the instructions to create a bootable windows 7 usb using Catalina anywhere online. Please help! Thank you.
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WEBDAV files not shown on WEBDAV folder repository

I've a Windows 2012 domanin server in which different users connect via WEBDAV to different resources. I've mapped a resource (a folder with different subfolder) via WEBDAV-SSL link. When a user ...
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BitLocker unlock D: with a unique password prompt on Windows start

My personal data is in D:\, which is BitLocker-ed with a password. On Windows 7 boot, a few programs in Startup should access to D:\, such as the wonderful Everything indexing software. How to have a ...
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How to Increase “System Reserved” partition size in Windows 7

The goal is to expand a Windows 7 SSD System Reserved Partition from 39MB and add 500MB to the partition. I was able to reduce the size of the C:\ partition by 500 GB. The diskmgmt.msc tool (run as ...
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Windows 7 machine, network packets not going out

This is a bizarre situation. It seems like something in Windows 7 is preventing packets from going out over Ethernet. This is a Windows 7 desktop machine, about 8 years old, but top-of-the-line then ...
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Windows 7 Freezes on Boot

I have a HP ProBook 4530s running Windows 7 SP1 that will not boot when I try to turn it on. After about 20 seconds of Starting Windows the entire system freezes. The disk activity light turns of as ...
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Windows 7 BootDevice Not Found after failing to install linux

I have used ubuntu on my laptop for some months. A few days ago, the repository system or whatever it is called ran into problem. I can no longer install, update or upgrade my ubuntu system. After ...
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Headphones not detecting in Windows 7 64 Bit HP laptop

I have recently installed windows 7 64 bit on my HP laptop. I have download from this link. The issue I am facing is I am not able to configure the laptop to detect headphone. I tied to go to device ...
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Why don't external hard drives have capacitors?

In Windows when you plug in some external hard drive there's like 90% chance you won't be able to unplug it safely. Half of the time you get the message that some program is using it even though it's ...
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Recently Scammed

I've tried everything I know to get my PC working again properly after a bogus email update posing as a Microsoft update. Computer repairs are closed because of the virus but my local man said I could ...
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How to print a doc\pdf file on both sides of paper using Batch script

I want to print a doc\pdf file on both sides of the paper using a batch script. I searched for the command and I didn't find it. Is there a way to do it?
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Where are saved folder custom display settings such as “Group by > Date modified”?

I right-clicked in a folder D:\Test\ABC and selected "Group by > Date modified", this is really useful for some specific folders, see screenshot below. Out of curiosity, where is saved ...

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