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Laptop Screen Display is Black and White [on hold]

Screen display on Dell Precision 4800 is in black and white. Need direction on getting it changed to color.
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Which computer needs SeRemoteShutdownPrivilege to shut down a remote system?

Say, if I want to shut down a remote computer 2 from my computer 1 using a tool like shutdown.exe. I keep reading that this requires SeRemoteShutdownPrivilege. What I am not clear about is which ...
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My laptop display doesn't work, but does emit a “black light”

The display of my laptop, a Dell inspiron 1545 PP41L, all of a sudden didn't show any picture anymore. But it does give of light, but everything is black. What I was doing: Trying to restore the MBR. ...
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Network Connections: Cannot Load Dialog. Error 623: The system could not find the phone book entry for this connection

A few months back I tried using a VPN to access my school's software through a virtual machine. It looks like this is no longer possible so I removed the connection, but I'm always getting the error ...
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Windows 7 Erases Network Passwords on Local Password Change

We have a Windows 7 PC that is not joined to our enterprise domain (which I will call "domain"), and this PC has several local accounts. All of the PC's local accounts have a mapped network drive ...
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Windows 7 how to do simple traceroute with ping? [duplicate]

On mac, I can do this: > ping -DRo computerhope.com https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/125068/is-there-an-equivalent-utility-to-linuxs-tracepath-for-os-x And it will basically do a simple ...
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How to set locle that define 932 codepage

According to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_page#Microsoft_code_pages Microsoft Windows has SNSI codepages: 874,1250-1258 . I can set those codepage by changing my locale in windows. In this ...
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Which kinds of Wi-Fi networks cause Windows to automatically uncheck the “Automatically Connect” checkbox within the Network and Sharing Center?

When connecting to certain Wi-Fi networks (mainly in public places or when performing the initial setup of a wireless-based device), I've noticed that the "Connect Automatically" checkbox is ...
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What happens when trying to access desktops via UNC that have the same Computer Name?

Consider the following: I have a WLAN network that has two separate Windows-based machines connected - both with a computer name of "Desktop" (set within Computer properties) Whilst both having the ...
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Couldn't Boot to both Ubuntu 18.04.1 and Windows 7

Here is the case, Previously my laptop (only 1 physical hardrive, with 2 partition, ie: C:\ and D:\) were using Windows 7 Premium (64-bit), then I plan to make in dual boot, so it will eventually ...
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run as administrator doesn't elevate process

I am trying to run netsh wlan set hosted network mode=allow as administrator but when I run it from an elevated cmd, or powershell, netsh still replies that: You must run this command from a command ...
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Prevent Windows from going to sleep automatically

I bought a PC from someone to learn with and it keeps freezing. It works normally, but when it falls asleep, it won't wake up and I have to force it off by holding the power button. It came with a ...
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Can I have Radeon 6950 + RX 580 installed together on Windows 10?

I'm a game dev and I use RX 580 as my main GPU. I'd like to install older Radeon 6950 and optimize the game for it. I plan to use two displays. I tried doing this on Windows 7, but it's impossible ...
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How to call dismapi.dll on Windows 7

How do I install the DISMAPI on Windows 7? There is the function DismGetDrivers that I want to use on Windows 7. According to the documentation it is supported on Windows 7. However a program I have ...
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Task Manager & Resource Monitor Does Not See Added RAM

I added a stick of RAM in my Sony Vaio laptop which runs on 32-bit Windows 7 Home Premium, the laptop had 3GB of ram, now it has 4GB (I swapped a stick of 1GB ram to a stick of 2GB). After that, ...
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How to correctly configure MySQL service in Windows 7 [on hold]

I have installed MySQL server as a test bench on my machine, but the service is being a pain. The only way I could get it to run is to use my own login credentials. The problem is that when ...
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Show task bar on all displays

On windows 7 how do I display my task bar on all of monitors (3) ? I found the below instructions online: Just right-click on the taskbar, head to Properties, and check the "Show Taskbar on All ...
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Batch file to automate copying files with extension in subdirectory into a new folder but also exclude certain folders [on hold]

I am a newbie and not very trained in coding. I apologize in advance. I am try to copy in specific *.pdf files in the directory and subdirectory into one new folder. Below is the batch file I am ...
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I have two applications primary and secondary once primary is up then after secondary need to start [on hold]

I have written windows batch script to restart services its done and working fine But there is a dependency between services restart once primary services restarted application need to up post that ...
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Windows 7 Professional Intel Core 2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00Ghz 32-bit Operating system

Im connected to network but am in need of getting the wlan password, however the wireless properties have been disabled from the server. Is there another way of retrieving the wifi password
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compatibility report I cant convert 32 bit into 64 bit because of the following error [duplicate]

enter image description here The following issues are preventing Windows from upgrading. Cancel the upgrade, complete each task, and then restart the upgrade to continue. 32-bit Windows cannot be ...
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Virus removal that changes files's extension [duplicate]

One of our Windows 7 machine on our local work-network recently caught on some virus/malware probably. It has changed extensions for most of the users' data files from let's say .docx to .docx.vizsy ...
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“Grant or deny this application permission to use this key” message

I am using AnyConnect software on Windows 7 OS. I got new client certificate to import with dedicated import password. And when I start AnyConnect I get message "Grant or deny this application ...
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“Operating system not found” after HDD replacement on Dell Inspiron M301Z

We have Dell Inspiron M301Z with faulty HDD (resulting in freezes). There's Windows 7 installed, booting perfectly each time. After we replaced the HDD with a new HDD, we cloned the data. And ...
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Usable network speed increases when screen is locked, why?

While diagnosing my slow network, I've noticed that my connection speeds up whenever I lock my screen. The peaks in the linked image correspond exactly to when my screen is locked (using Win+L), and ...
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map ubuntu shared folder in windows 7

I have a virtual machine running ubuntu and I am trying to host some files on ubuntu and map the drive in windows PC. Following the steps here, I am able to see (from windows) the "work" folder after ...
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Win7 smb denied [closed]

Win7 64 without security Updates, openmediavault samba share, no Logins Works. Power Shell the Most things denken or not an my System Regedit add guest auth in lanmanworkstation Works not ...
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How to get the Handle of a specific explorer window in powershell

I'm following this tutorial here: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/heyscriptingguy/2015/12/26/weekend-scripter-manage-window-placement-by-using-pinvoke/ They use the code (Get-Process -Name ...
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How to isolate a Windows 7 Hosted Network from a LAN (to use it as a guest Wi-Fi)? [closed]

Is it possible to configure a Hosted Network on a Windows 7 PC to isolate this network from the LAN to which this PC is connected via a cable, leaving access to the shared Internet connection only? ...
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Setting explorer size in windows using the Custom Set-Window Script in Powershell

I'm trying to use the script given in this answer Setting window size and position in PowerShell 5 and 6 to set the height and size of multiple windows explorer windows. Not the internet explroer.. ...
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My Windows 7 computer WILL NOT display certain Unicode characters

I have a Windows 7 Professional 64-bit computer. When I try to show unicode characters, specifically Cyrillic characters like Ꙅ,Ꙉ,Ꙇ,Ꚃ,Ꙁ,Ꙅ, or Ꙇ. They just show up as the normal box that occurs when ...
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Windows 7 install fails on Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15IGM. with BSOD or freeze

A new Lenovo laptop bought this August came with Windows 10. Windows 8.1 worked on it, except when drivers were missing; only Windows 10 is supported. When I try to boot the Windows 7 installation in ...
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System hang while changing date? [closed]

I have a Windows 7 OS, in which I used to change my date and time when ever I start my system because my CMOS is not working I guess ,but now when I try to change my date and time my system just ...
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SSH Tunnel Public >Linux> Windows [on hold]

I will try my best to explain what I'm trying: Any Public IP -> Router (port 5555) to internal 192.168.1.5 Linux (ssh -L 5555:localhost:3389 -N -o GatewayPorts=yes admin@192.168.1.100) to Windows 7 (...
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Windows 7 DVD boot - Registry change not saved

I am trying this out in Windows 7 Virtual Machine Windows 7 64 is already installed in VM Boot the PC using Windows 7 DVD Go to Repair Your Computer - Command Prompt - Windows directory on the drive ...
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What is the name of this window related toolbar?

What is the name for this button combo, that allows you to snap a window to a certain monitor, or expand the window across all monitors? I've been trying to figure out the name of it, and how to ...
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Docking laptop without sleep

Is there a setting or a procedure that allows me to dock a laptop and close it's lid (or close and dock) without it going to sleep? No matter what I do, the laptop wants to go to sleep when the lid ...
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What causes this partition discrepancy between GParted and Disk Management?

Here's a screenshot of my partition layout as seen by GParted: There are three primary partitions and an extended partition (it's a MBR disk) that contains two logical disks, some unallocated space ...
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How to use explorer like functions in Recycle Bin itself?

I have a large folder in the Recycle Bin on Windows 7 Ultimate Edition. I cannot restore that folder (too big) but I want to be able to explore it; like open it so I can restore only the files I want. ...
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Window 7 - Favorites folder

I found my deleted favorites in hidden files under App Data, Local, Microsoft, Internet Explorer, Tiles. I want to delete the contents and the folder it's in. Will the Tiles folder reappear? If so, ...
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Repairing Corrupted Windows 7 USB/Internet Drivers from Linux Boot

I have a Windows 7 Pro computer for which all drivers (internet, USB, COM) are corrupted or missing. I was able to use a PS2 keyboard to go into to the computer and confirm this. I then tried the ...
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Video playback is cut - GPU RX 560

I built a PC with this configuration: ASRock B450M Pro4 Ryzen 5 2600 RX 560 OC 2 GB Windows 7 When I play video at 720p / 1080p / 4K / 8K, it cuts so terribly. When I play the VLC video on a PC, it ...
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What kind of RAM should i buy for my laptop

I have a HP Pavilion dv6-7000-sy laptop. It's about 5-6 years old now. It has a nvidia geforce 630m 2GB grpahics card. Laptop itself has 6GB ram installed, but with some investication it seems that ...
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Requiring Admin Previleges to Change Proxy Settings

I have installed a Squid server to allow a whitelist-only internet access to my employees. All of them are using Standard User accounts in Windows 7 Professional. I changed the proxy settings in ...
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SMBus driver issue

I've been having an issue with one of the drivers on my Lenovo G475 laptop (Windows 7). I tried installing a windows driver update for the "AMD SMBus" but the installation failed with the error code ...
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Backup & Restore desktop icons on Windows 7

My home computer, laptop and work PC have different desktop sizes. When I remotely connect from home to work or laptop to work via Citrix, Citrix rearranges my desktop icons on my work PC. I would ...
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Is Advanced Boot Options Same as Advanced Startup Options?

Is Advanced Boot Options exactly same as Advanced Startup Options? Or is Advanced Boot Options only available in Windows 7 and it's replaced by Advanced Startup Options later on in Windows 8?
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Excel: Filter for Recent Changes That Need to be Accepted

I want to filter a sheet to show only rows with cells that are marked for review by the Track Changes feature. Does anyone know if/how it's possible?
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Cannot render STL (3D file) in web browser, where it worked before

I have been using this 3D rendering of the ISS for months now for a project. All of the sudden it doesn't work. It looks like it's going to load, the progress bar starts moving but only gets to ...
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Bridging Ethernet Adapters for Active Backup?

I have two ethernet adapters I have bridged. I would like to configure them for active backup in case one of them should fail. How do I do this?