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Any way to keep Windows 7 (Ultimate) from deleting the thumbnail cache?

First order of business: Drag OP long and hard for using an OS that's way past EOL. Now that we got that out of the way... It seems that Windows 7 is deleting my thumbnail cache at some arbitrary ...
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Asus Motherboard P5S-MX-SE with intel Core 2 duo 2.2 GHz

I have a motherboard ASUS P5S-MX-SE with intel core 2 duo 2.2GHz with 1GB DDR2 400 MHz Ram and my motherboard supports DDR2 upto 667MHz So for increasing performance i have purchased a 2 GB 667 MHz ...
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how to work around access denied

I'm unable to effect a multiple deletion of files/sub-files/folders on ccleaner.(I've been in contact w/customer support but they can't come up a solution) the 'delete all highlighted items' only ...
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cannot start BIOS instead grub o.4.4 menu appears. im trying to boot pop!_os from a USB, any ideas?

am i pressing the wrong key to start BIOS ive tried all f1,f2 etc? OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601 OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation System ...
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Acer aspire 4752

I have acer aspire 4752 laptop.I have a win 10 bootable usb.And i tried to boot from it.It saids its mbr and windows cant install.So i converted it into gpt.After that i installed it and the ...
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How to find drivers for unsupported laptops? [closed]

I have a HP Pavilion DV 2000 2CE8092HN5. It originally came with windows vista 64 bit. When I tried installing windows 7 64 bit OEM version of another HP laptop, it just worked without me needing to ...
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How to revert slmgr -rearm in Windows 7?

Every time I go to the desktop I see "Windows is not genuine". I was annoyed and researched. I found the slmgr -rearm. I opened cmd in administrator mode and did this: C:\Users\********> ...
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Prevent Monitor Turning Off When Closing Laptop Lid

I wanted to reply to the thread reply in this link: prevent monitor switching when closing laptop lid but I don't have enough repuatation I'm getting all the way to the last step successfully, but ...
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Hp pavilion g6-1d11dx CPU Update [closed]

I want to update the processor What can I put into place it's a AMD A6-3400m And what should I update other than the processor and the Ram?
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Windows 7 bootable USB - failure during unziping of ISO

I am trying to make a bootable flash USB medium. I have tried all versions of Windows 7 bootable ISO files. Every one of them crashes at some point during creation of the bootable disk. I have tried ...
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Why might PowerShell in Windows 7 return “ 'Export-WindowsDriver' is not recognised”?

Trying to export Windows 7 drivers using PowerShell as recommended by this YouTube video. I set PowerShell, with the rest of the requisite command, from the search box, after having checked this other ...
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Cannot use my wifi card on windows 7, but I can on debian GNU/Linux & windows xp

As the title says, I can't use my wireless us robotics card on my laptop. The device managers says "This device cannot find free resources that it can use, code 12". After searching a ...
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How do I partition my hard drive for a Kubuntu installation on a notebook which already has a Windows 10 partition?

Lenovo V145-15AST model 81MT000QED with 4gbs of ram and 500 gb hard drive I had windows 10 installed on it in legacy or bios mode and it crashed on me so i had a fresh kubuntu USB ready 21.04 not LTS ...
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VPN connection instrumentation/debugging

I have a (windows built-in) VPN connection set up in my Windows 7. It has a problem -- every time I connect, it randomly: connects fine and everything works nothing works everything but DNS lookups ...
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MSSql Database randomly not answering

We have a 32 Bit production machine that has MS SQL 2014 installed. 32 Bit is forced by twincat 2 running on it, (not compatible with 64 bit), thus the available ram is limited. Randomly, about twice ...
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Is my Pentium 4 64 bit or 32 bit? [closed]

I got an old motherboard, trying to run Windows 7 x64 installation from boot. no results. I thought it might be hardware problem but found that it cant even run Win 7 x32 from flash drive. Booting ...
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How do I make this code acknowledge spaces in a directory?

I want to make a file where it copies all images into a new folder in the current directory, except you can edit the file to get rid of directories like AppData or Program Files. Problem: it doesn't ...
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USB won’t fully boot windows 7 [closed]

So I am trying to boot windows 7 off of a usb I have formatted. The problem is that win 7 will boot fine at first with the starting windows screen and the win 7 logo. The problem is is that afterwards ...
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Is there a way to dual boot windows from my PC that has Ubuntu as its OS

I have heard that it is possible to dual boot both windows and ubuntu, but most people seem to do it windows first, ubuntu second. I am unable to do this, as I already have ubuntu (20.04) on my PC. I ...
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Will checking the last Modified Date of a WIN7 TaskScheduler file (StartRecording), by means of a batch file, automatically update it?

I'm aiming for a quick way to monitor the last Modified Date of a WIN7 TaskScheduler file for Windows Media Center - probably quicker by a batch file than by clicking down 7 levels in Win Explorer. ...
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USB MODEM Huawei E3372 mobile partner cannot detect and connect

I have 2 exactly same PCs and in one all working well and I am able to connect by Mobile partner app and in another PC mobile partner cant detect USB modem and connect.I have few such PCs and still ...
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Disable Windows 10 Update End of Service Spam notification?

I've been trying to disable windows 10 updates through traditional means by creating registry entries and editing gpolicy but to no avail. I restart yet I keep getting this end of service update ...
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How to use one sidebar to resize two windows/tab at same time

Idk if it's called sidebar or not. But I want to know that how place two windows side by side and then use one side bar to change the size of both windows. When we place two windows side by side then ...
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How to lock remote windows (7 and 10) computers

I'm trying to lock all computers in my house - I checked the psshutdown option with the -l flag, but although the shutdown is working, the lock isn't working at all - it's writing that the machine is ...
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Can't ping default gateway (Gaia, Check Point) from Windows 7 machine in VirtualBox

I'm trying to set up a virtual network according to the topology in the CCSM Lab Setup Guide (Check Point training) with the following subset of VMs giving me trouble. All of this is being run in ...
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The request was aborted: Could not create SSL/TLS secure channel in Visual Studio 2013 for Windows Desktop

I am facing a small problem .. unintentionally uninstalled the NuGet Package tool from my Visual Studio 2013 where I use it to install frameworks, libraries, among others .. however when trying to ...
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The application was unable to start correctly (0x000007b). Click OK to close the application

So since I have completely reinstalled my Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit I have been getting a lot of errors, I have been looking for solutions for about 3 months now. One of the errors I am facing is this....
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The procedure entry point SetDefaultDllDirectories could not be located in the dynamic link library KERNEL32.dll

I have tried to do this for a long time. Since I completely formatted and reinstalled my Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, I have been getting a lot of errors, one of the main errors that I am getting is ...
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Some questions about HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts

As the title says, I will ask some questions about it. So here are my questions:- Why does a <file extension>\UserChooce come here sometimes? Why am I unable to change the default program of ...
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How can I make Snap Camera' virtual cameras available to BlueJeans?

How can I make Snap Camera' virtual cameras available to BlueJeans? I have launched Snap Camera: but I cannot see it in BlueJeans: I use the latest versions of BlueJeans (2.19.465.0) and Snap Camera ...
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My cloned HDD (win7) boots on new hardware, but USB doesn't work in Windows. Works fine in BIOS. How to fix without working mouse/keyboard?

I guess this is not 'best practice' but I was hoping to make it work. I created an image of my old Win7 system, then wrote that image to a new SSD. (used Macrium reflect and booted into WinPE to write ...
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Windows 7 update to Windows 10 failure - iissetup.exe Exit Code: 340

I am trying to update a VirtualBox VM running Win7 bit to Win10. I am running the media creation tool in this VM, and it proceeds for a while but eventually fails; I put the log from SetupDiag.exe ...
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Unable to change default program to open a file from cmd

Once I thought, what can happen if I open the CPP file with cmd. I thought it will work similar to the type command in cmd, but when I understand it isn't, I wanted to change the default program from ...
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Installing Windows 7 on laptot with only USB 3 ports (standard solution does not work)

I am trying to install Windows 7 Pro on a 2015 Alienware 13" computer that previously had Windows 8.1. The standard procedure to do it with only USB 3 ports is to include USB 3 drivers in the ...
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How can I view how much lag / CPU time a Google Chrome extension adds when loading a page?

How can I view how much lag / CPU time a Google Chrome extension adds when loading a page? For example, I would like to know how much lag / CPU time the Google Chrome extension Dark Reader adds when ...
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Windows 10 laptop remote desktop to Windows 7 works well, But Windows 10 laptop remote desktop to Windows 10 unstable

We have both Windows 10 and Windows 7 PCs at work. we run Windows 10 laptops from home and remote desktop to PCs at work. The remote desktop to Windows 7 PCs seems work very well. But remote desktop ...
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How to upgrade my Acer Aspire one that has windows xp, windows 7 and windows 8 upgrade to windows 10

so I was give an Acer Aspire One that has Windows XP on it as well as Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. I would like to upgrade it to Windows 10, so that way I can make it my personal computer and hopefully ...
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The system cannot read from specified device while installing graphics driver

I have problems with installing drivers for my Nvidia Geforce FX 5500, Recently i switched from win-xp to Win-7. i couldn't find drivers of my graphics driver for windows 7. I searched more and found ...
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Why is my computer - installed memory 2 GB, but 0.99 GB are used؟

I use an laptop with a 7 and 32 bit OS. my laptop model (MSI U123). It is installed in 2 GB of RAM, but only 0.99 GB are used. Please help me
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Windows 7 File Explorer doesn't shows folders but notepad does

I am using Windows 10 and Windows 7 dual-boot and today Windows 7's file explorer stopped showing folders on any directory, but it shows files (system files too if I deselect "Hide protected ...
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Alternative to Powershell Find-NetRoute on Windows 7 to get Interface Alias

I have this one-liner that takes a local IP then tells me the name of the interface name. I then use the interface name with Tshark. $interface = (Find-NetRoute -RemoteIPAddress $ip | Select-Object ...
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windows 7 default program for all [duplicate]

I opened the file location and then went to open option in the upper tab and then set the default program. Now every file or icon and even the command prompt opens with that default program and unable ...
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Windows 7. Limited Access on Wireless Network

I have several PCs that are conected to an Access Point that connects to a WAMP server, but after several minutes they become unreacheable and the WIFI Menu shows that the Access is Limited, is there ...
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Global Hotkey Alt+S is killing me on Windows 7

Somehow Alt+S started lunching Snipping Tool on Windows 7. I can't find a way to disable it. Can someone help me please?
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Cannot connect to https://www.virtualbox.org website from host machine

I was configuring my VirtualBox preferences and fixing a problem (regarding different extension pack versions; irrelevant) when I suddenly realized that even though I fixed my original problem I ...
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How can I change the default camera on Windows 10?

I really need help with setting up my Camera as default on Windows 10. I am tired and frustrated with changing cameras again and again on EVERY SINGLE SOFTWARE I use I just need a proper way of ...
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Why Partition Content Change After installing SP1 on Windows 7?

Computer : HP Pavilion s5227c Desktop / OS: Windows 7 SSD1 : SAMSUNG 860EVO 250GB / SSD2 : SAMSUNG 860EVO 250GB HD1 : Seagate ST4000DM at 4TB, 3815320MB, Partition style: GUID ...
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No audio from S/PDIF optical output on Realtek ALC1200 onboard audio (MSI B550 motherboard)

I have an MSI B550M Mortar motherboard which has Realtek ALC1200 onboard audio. Currently running Windows 7 x64. I'm trying to use the S/PDIF optical output with Logitech speakers but I'm not getting ...
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Is Microsoft somehow messing with my computer?

Yes, the question sounds like I am a paranoid person, but seriously... I have a machine that runs Windows 7, and I do not intend to update it. However, any number of programs have been acting oddly of ...

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