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Hi all I have an old windows server 2003 (32bit) with a shared folder containing an executable. The exe is old and I think possibly 16bit. I am trying to run the exe on a networked pc through a mapped folder / network location. The pc is running win 7 …
by waves 11 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Haven't found anything on this searching google and the like. It's a purple zigzag pattern that is certainly fuzzy, but not like others have described. It is windows 7 pro and not sure what else to say...
by Scot_2 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi guys! It's been a while since I last posted here. I'm having an issue with not being able to remove non-installed fonts. Meaning, the fonts are not installed in the Windows/Fonts folder and cannot be uninstalled the proper way. These fonts came with some kind of hidden-object game that …
by Oxiegen 88 in Microsoft Windows ()
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My Computer is Dell and i have a Win 7 64 bit PC and when i restart it there are loss of data's both on Local Disk C & D with MentioningSticky Note ....; How Can i Fix This Problem?
by Brook_AD in Microsoft Windows ()
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All my 3 fans are working BUT my PC's power button doesn't light up and, I have checked on the cables/fans/motherboard everything seems fine though as I press on the power button nothing comes up as it usually is green the desktop is blank WHAT SHOULD I DO!?
by Shiro_1 in Microsoft Windows ()
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hi, yesterday the modem on my other computer could not be detected and I can't get on the inernet using it. I have a dial up modem 56k and I could get on the net fine for a long time, but something happened to my network connection and it isn't …
by the b in Microsoft Windows ()
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Is there any free PDF editor for Mac, but not Preview to edit PDF files on Mac? Need to edited file the same as the original one.
by Amanda_5 in Microsoft Windows ()
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which is not possible. I have a dell e1505 running xp So I bought this [URL]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16822145113[/URL] and this [URL]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817392009[/URL] Perhaps of note is that the HDD is OEM. I'm not really sure if that plays into any of the following. Installed HDD into enclosure per instructions and connected it to …
by jamst149 in Microsoft Windows ()
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When i turn my computer on it starts to load but then stops an goes to a black screen that says type system password then press enter but it will not let me type anything an wont even let me go into safe mode by pressing f8 and it wont …
by Brigette_1 in Microsoft Windows ()
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have been looking at MSDN for onenote, but most of it , is over my head :-( i did find this https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/hh377180(v=office.14).aspx have been trying to get it to work, but on luck so far.... do not have MS Office installed. the idea is to get the data(mostly text) from …
by westsiderailway in Microsoft Windows ()
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Using Window 8.1, today I get updates and than it say update not complete undoing changes....... but it stuck here. I does system restore but I get error on this Which is unspecified error accured during system restore (0*80070017). And I don`t have sysm image to do system image recovery.. …
by M_6 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi! I have a problem with Reimage Virus being very active on Google Chrome. I have tried to find it to get rid of it, but do not know enough to be able to locate it. I even did a restore point to try to see if that would fix …
by Clotilde in Microsoft Windows ()
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I've tried disc management, manager but still not working.. What should I do????
by Ajsel in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi, I am wondering if anybody can enlighten me and apologies if this is in the wrong section, I currently am trying to implement a template that has an automatic date that is in the format of the 8th July 2016 (preferably with the small th/rd) , the nearest I …
by _1_31 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello I've deployed a 32-bit Windows 8.1 on VirtualBox on Windows 10, yet when I am logging in on the VM, a few seconds after the desktop appears, it starts flickering like a looping refresh, and I am unable to see any icons. Any fix for this, without having to …
by Ritesh_4 44 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello. I've recently upgraded a Windows 8.1 Pro (OEM) to Windows 10 using the Media Creation tool since I was not getting the GWX icon. Activation has been successful from the OEM key. However, there were some registry issues from the Win 8.1 install itself, and these are still present …
by Ritesh_4 44 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Gys i gt TP LINK modem with ADSL. My problem is i can access to my modem wify buy my computer is not detecting the presence of modem ans so i cannot acces Internet in my pc somebody help me to fix it
by SIVA_11 in Microsoft Windows ()
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all, a few months back, I did the free upgrade to Windows 10 from windows 7. I tried it for three months and decided I did not like it, I thien reinstalled windows 7. Now in setting up my outlook, I notice that my address book and email folders are …
by douglas_3 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I'm looking for a cloud based storage of up to 150 gigs / month that allows scripting and to sync from a network drive; I'm hoping someone can offer some suggestions as I've spent quite a bit of time searching & most packages are 500 gigs or 1TB /month which …
by Siberian 1 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi all, How can i save embedded pictures in Outlook 2007 when it only gives the option Copy. I hope someone can advise. Thank you misschillout
by misschillout in Microsoft Windows ()
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I'm at the cottage for the summer. Out here I have a metered connection and I try to keep under 3 gig per month (or I have to pay extra). Until this year that hasn't been a problem. This year, however, I have Windows 10. With Windows 7 I could …
by Reverend Jim 1,221 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Here is the order of what happened. Some of it seems weird: 1. I downloaded a web page with Firefox Save Page As. The site should be trustwoirthy (a local newspaper). 2. I edited the HTML file with Notepad to remove everything (ads, scripts, etc) from the page except the …
by MidiMagic 579 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi! I am trying to setup a hosted network on my windows 10 laptop. i have used the command "netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=test key=password". The network is created, i set the sharing of my ethernet connection on my pc to allow an share via hosted network adapter. My …
by askhari139 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi Everyone I am trying to achieve a cell that is dependent on two different cells. Basically what I want to do is: *Item 1* If the contents of Cell U20 equals the contents of W12 or W13 the cell will equal a certain value. *Item 2*Depending on the date …
by squeak24 in Microsoft Windows ()
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It's been over a year now since XP has died and i'm feeling guilty about it. I am very lucky to still have my 3 copies which are in the original cases with unused product keys, so I decided to install it on a desktop that i've been given from …
by IntegratedTweak 16 in Microsoft Windows ()
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How can I remove the IE icon from the desktop without removing it from my computer. I seldom use it (hate it actually) and I don't like icons on my desktop.
by mmdm in Microsoft Windows ()
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hi how to store windows7 and windows10 in usb pendrive
by mustaffa hasan in Microsoft Windows ()
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Good day I am experiencing issues with Microsoft Excel 2013 32- bit running on Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. Whenever I start Excel or switch to it from another program the following error message pops up: "An unexpected error occured: Object reference not set to an instance of an object" To …
by Etienne_1 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Is it possible to remove the downgrade option in Windows 10 ? I have upgraded from Windows 7 Pro and now I want to stay with Windows 10.
by it@61@sec 14 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I have been using [AutoHotKey](https://autohotkey.com/) for quite some time and I have found it to be invaluable for enhancing Windows 7/10 functionality. I thought I'd post a couple of useful scripts here. Windows 10 has a desktop feature that lets you hide/show your desktop icons. I prefer a clutter-free desktop …
by Reverend Jim 1,221 in Microsoft Windows ()
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