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Trying to set up a super basic samba share, no access with windows 7

I've got minimal experience with linux systems, I need to test a web page in the environment its going to be hosted in so I set up a test server and tried to use samba for convenient access to the ...
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0x80004005 (Unspecified error) when accessing network share in Windows 7

I'm getting error 0x80004005 when trying to access a network share in Windows 7. The network share was created from a Windows 7 computer and is being accessed by a Windows 7 computer. The same exact ...
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Keeping application shortcuts from actually being stored on c:

All programs want that front row seat called the Desktop to put their shortcut or shortcuts on. Some programs do ask if you want a shortcut created. Others don't. So how can I create a symbolic ...
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How do I get Windows 7 driver automatically installed?

I would like my driver to automatically be detected by Windows 7 when the user connects my device, so all they need to do is connect the device (preferably not requiring administrator privileges). I ...
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Nat from a non default gateway router

I have a network with two different routers, like this: Router1: WAN 1.1.1.1 LAN 10.0.0.1 Router2: WAN 2.2.2.2 LAN 10.0.0.2 PC1 (Windows 7) : LAN 10.0.0.11 GW: 10.0.0.2 PC2 (Windows 10): LAN 10.0.0....
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Windows 7 network share is not accessible, handle invalid, 4672 4634

I have two Windows 7 PCs, no domain, same workgroup. PC A used to be able to connect to PC B's network shares. Now it can't. Winf firewall on PC B is off for troubleshooting. From PC A, double-...
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Microsoft Windows Based Script Host

How do I open File Explorer in Windows 7. I signed up for Java Script, now I cannot get this message off my screen.
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Old game doesn't work on win 10, win 7

I'd like to play Risk 2. Tried on win 10 where it is unplayable because the resolution and colors are off (game reacts tho). Tried wmware workstation win 7 where resolution and colors are ok but the ...
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Cannot play certain copy protected audio CDs on windows 7 PC

I cannot play several cd's that I have (all original and bought from the store) in my widows PC. Although they play on a cd player or hi-fi, when I insert them into my pc one of the following happens: ...
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Workstation setup for WIndows PC with occasional Macbook Pro?

relatively new to this and hoping for some advice. I have a 2017 MBP and a windows desktop. The windows desktop is connected to a single monitor with a wired mouse and keyboard. I'm looking to buy a ...
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Switching to other versions of PyCharm unsets the Project Interpreter in the previous one

I have installed both PyCharm Edu 2018.3 and PyCharm Professional 2018.1.5 in my computer. I open some project in one of these versions of PyCharm, and all is OK. Then I open the same project in the ...
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Aldi travellerTV 6500 slide scanner driver for Windows 7 [on hold]

I have a TV-6500 slide scanner but it won't install on Windows 7. The support software installs but not the hardware. Any help would be much appreciated.
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vagrant up doesn't work with laravel/homestead

Trying to vagrant up laravel homestead with provider virtual box, but get an error Progress: 40%There was an error while executing `VBoxManage`, a CLI used by Vagr ant for controlling VirtualBox. The ...
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Cannot make a image file using `dd` command under Windows

I am trying to copy sd card using dd command under Windows cygwin, and I am getting following error: >>> dd if=i:\ of=k:\backup_sd_card.img bs=4M dd: error reading 'i:\': Is a directory 0+0 ...
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Windows 10 apps “Sort by Install Date” are not sorted by time

In all previous versions of Windows, when you sorted the installed programs by "date installed," it would sort them exactly like that - by date and TIME installed. In Windows 10, it takes all the ...
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chkdsk produces different errors every time after 40 tries

I was getting a BSOD even when trying to boot into safe mode, so I booted from the Windows 7 install disk, pressed Shift+F10 to enter command prompt mode right away (because I have several operating ...
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Can't connect to shared folders on Win 7 computer from Win 10 on local network

Things I've tried: On Win 7 computer - it's a home network (not public), advanced sharing settings all set as permissively as possible, shared folders have the following groups set to "FULL CONTROL" ...
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Cryptocurrency Safety [on hold]

How can I protect my Blockchain wallet because I don't have a phone with SMS? Is there an app available to install on my desktop running Windows 7? If there is I'm only interested in protecting that ...
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External Hard disk not reachable after windows scan and fix error

I used External hard disk in different PCs perfectly. every time I changed it to new PC it ask scanning for errors, the last use I scan the HD and then it hang and can't be accessible. I tried to show ...
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Uninstalled a program called “ad”, now most programs (VLC player, Movavi Video Suite) no longer function [on hold]

recently I was having problems uninstalling some programs, so I downloaded an official microsoft program that made inaccessible or removed/damaged programs uninstallable, and that worked. Whilst ...
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Suddenly some menu commands stopped working

In Pycharm Edu 2018.3 some menu commands and their keyboard shortcuts some days ago stopped working (menu commands are dimmed and keyboard shortucts do nothing). E. g. while editing a Python file, ...
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Why is my 500gb external harddisk showing only 93gb?

I got this old laptop which wasn't functioning, so I decided to use its 500gb hard disk as external hard disk for my computer. But in my computer the harddisk is divided into 2 partitions 39gb and ...
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Anaconda Navigator is not showing up

I downloaded Anaconda with no problems, but the navigator is absolutely no where to be found. I'm trying to run Jupyter Notebook and require the navigator to do that, but no matter what folder I ...
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When System PID 4 is locking a file or folder, How can I determine what program/process/service is locking it without guesswork?

(This question is not a duplicate of Find out which process is locking a file or folder in Windows I am asking specifically about when PID-4 is locking it (besides the fact that i'm saying without ...
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Can i recover a deleted folder with photos from my camera or pc? [duplicate]

I have deleted a folder with weeding photos from Disk D or desktop i dont remember....i have shot them raw,jpg wlth my dslr D90. can i recover the photos from my camera or pc?
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Windows 7 kvm guest screen shifted down

I am not sure how to fix this.It happened suddenly so i had to move the taskbar to top since it was not visible after this happened. I have tried to reinstall "spice-guest-tools" and change resolution ...
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How to RDC via local adapter instead of wireless network?

I have these two PCs, both joined in my home wireless network. I frequently access either of them using RDC from the other with no problem. But this time I had large video files to transfer and the ...
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Windows 7 SP1 doesn't recognize SHA-256 *.exe timestamp file sign

Windows 7 SP1 doesn't recognize SHA-256 *.exe timestamp file sign, MS has released a patch (KB3033929), i have tried to install but a warning says me that is already installed. I have also checked ...
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Computer can't be pinged, Tracert'd, Wont allow RDP, or PSSessoin. What am I missing?

Device is running Windows 7 and has all updates Confirmed network connectivity and can ping and tracert to whomever it wants even though no device can ping/tracert to it. Remote protocol is enabled (...
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Windows 7 BCD Oops > EFI [on hold]

How can I switch a machine to boot from the Windows 7 boot file (MBR?) instead of EFI when both exist (oops) and HP doesn't offer that option in UEFI/BIOS? The story Windows 7 HP Pro 3500 Mini Tower ...
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Recover Windows 8 Product Key after upgrade to windows 10

My PC came preinstalled with windows 8. I upgraded it to windows 10, and linked it to my microsoft account. After this I erased windows 10 from the Hard drive. So now, I want to install windows 7. I ...
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Windows 7 small office network computer drops access to shared folders on other computer

If someone can refer me to a good tutorial on Windows 7 small office networking/sharing/workgroups/homegroups that would be helpful for me. In our office we have just 3 user computers interconnected (...
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UFT trial version installation issue

I am trying to install the trial version of UFT 14.51. While installing it is giving me the error Unable to install D:Unified functional testing/En/inst.bat My machine is 32 bit and I do have ...
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Windows 7 BSOD on boot

I need help in troubleshooting or at least pointing me in the right direction as to how to troubleshoot a BSOD. I was previously using my windows and it was working fine, I didn't install any new ...
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PC won't identify Linux Live USB. “non-system disk or disk error replace and strike any key when ready”

I installed Mint 19.1 Cinnamon and it was working poorly. The USB port were not identifying flash drives. I tried lots and lots of things (really, lots of possibilities), but nothing worked. Then I ...
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How to change the creation date of (a/several) text file and then keep it when copied to another computer

I have several text files and I want to change the creation date of these files. I am running on several problems so I would appreciate advice for my case. First I found this solution to change the ...
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My Huion tablet's pen doesn't seem to be working well

So basically after around 20 days of having the tablet the pen suddenly did a lot of things that prevented me from using it. It would draw when it was hovering, always right click(in all ...
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Last Logon Information Preventing Remote Desktop Connection

Our recent changes enforced by our security department had me enable the following setting in our GPO: Computer Configuration > Windows Components > Windows Logon > Display information on ...
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AMD Ryzen 3 2200u w/ Radeon Vega Mobile, Windows 7 and Ubuntu [on hold]

Is it possible to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu on a AMD ryzen 3 2200u with radeon vega mobile? If so, how?
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How to limit the number of users who can connect to an Windows-based access point using netsh? [duplicate]

I have a Wi-Fi dongle with the RTL8188EUS chipset. I'm using it to make a access point from a computer that has Windows 7. However, I have noticed that the dongle shuts off when 12 or more people are ...
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“Controlvault firmware upgrade finished Restart computer” at every power-up

Windows 7, Dell Latitude computer, new hard drive, new Windows install. After every power-up (reboot) the taskbar shows: Controlvault firmware upgrade finished Restart computer and disappears ...
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After installing KB4480970 I cannot access shared folders or printers [duplicate]

I just installed KB4480970 on my Windows 7 computer LAB-PC. Now none of the other machines on my network can access the folders and printer I have shared from this computer. Everything was working ...
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list of mapped drives you have USED. get the suggestion list for mapping

USING the GUI today when I map network drives, click on the path for the drive and list of suggestions appear (past mappings), I am migrating my laptop and I want that list. any help would be ...
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Where to find Intel 8th gen graphics drivers for Windows 7 [closed]

I am trying to get the graphics driver for my laptop installed. I have talked to an Intel agent here is what he told me Image of the conversation between me and the agent As you can see in the image ...
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Vmware workstation won't open, get message box “Could not initialize logging”

I use VMWare workstation on my Windows 7 development machine. The VMs host various versions of SQL server and operating systems for testing. I last used a VM a few days ago. When I tried to open ...
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about computer hardware overclocking

I have an P5GD2 - TVM/s asus motherboard, which supports a 800 MHz FSB. I want to put in a core 2 duo e8500 3.2 GHz processor (Socket 775LGA) with an FSB of 1333 MHz. i915p chiipset Would this be ...
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Contact form 7 … about not all fields getting sent

I ran across a similar topic being discussed. But the solution was specific to that particular case without any mention of the principles behind it... my 'contact form 7' form tab looks like this: &...
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ASP.NET 4.5 deployment on Windows 7 platform

the subject question appeared during special server software installation on desktop Win 7 platform for testing. The installer shell gives requests the ASP.NET 4.5 installed: Please install the ...
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RDP login error Windows 10 to Windows 7 (LSA error on client, Event 56 on host)

I've spent the last hour or so trying to solve an RDP issue between Windows 10 (we've tried several machines that are regularly used for RDP) and a remote Windows 7 machine. This connection has been ...
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Windows 7 completely inaccessible from local Network

I'm currently using Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-bit as a server. I use many applications like SSH, FTP server, VNC, Apache/PHP, Webdav Server. All of a sudden, my apps became completely inaccessible from ...