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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 there any program for boosting my headphones i have searched on internet but all i get is the same steps (right click on volume>Playback Devices > Properties>Enhacements> Enable Sound Equalizer)
by Stefan_1 -3 in Microsoft Windows ()
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My brother has Windows XP with a large number of art programs that don't work in newer versions of Windows. Last thrusday, he got a an art file from a colleague with a .rar extension. He downloaded WinZip to open it. It would not open the art file. Now the …
by MidiMagic 579 in Microsoft Windows ()
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There's a lot of chatter about W10 but just tripped over this due a complaint about network speed fluctuations. Here's a google about what I turned off. https://www.google.com/#q=disable+windows+10+sharing+updates
by rproffitt 325 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I have a Toshiba Satellite P55W-C running 64-bit Windows 10 Home. I bought it new less than a year ago. I am the only user. It has an Intel Core i7 CPU, 8 Gigs of RAM, 2.4 GHz. I'm generally surfing the web and streaming audio/video. I'm not a gamer …
by AssertNull 281 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I re-booted my XP Home based computer after shutting it down normallty and received the whire screen with the message: "Active Desktop Recovery". I clicked on the "Restore my Active Desktop" and received the following error message, titled: [B]Internet Explorer Script Error[/B] [B]Line: 65[/B] [B]Char: 1[/B] [B]Error: Object doesn't support …
by odegani in Microsoft Windows ()
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so i checked my storage on my mac(running windows 10) it said 340gb used out of 500gb. 249gb of that are the windows system files. why are they so big and how do i make more storage. please help. im at high school and all my documents take a crap …
by fallout4player in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello. I have an issue, where I want to prevent domain users with administrative rights from modifying the password of the local administrator account on their respective computers. Any way of implementing this?
by Ritesh_4 44 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi, 1. I downloaded a free trial version 3.7 of WinRAR. 2. When i tried to open the compressed files, i could not open it, and got the message" WinRAR: Diagnostic messages" window open, and there are 3 options: Close, Break Operation and Copy to Clipboard. 3. Is it a …
by MarkOrban in Microsoft Windows ()
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Up until recently whenever someone on the network went to a site that required an SSL certificate it would say that there is a securuty risk confirm exception blah blah blah, I managed to fix that but only after confirming the first time. Lets use gmail.com as an example, every …
by commando1200 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Ok folks, I rarely log in to ask questions so forgive me if I'm in the wrong category. Ok, the pc is a laptop (HP Elitebook 8460p, i5-2520m CPU 2.50GHz, 4GB RAM, Crucial 240GB SSD) running Win 7 Pro 64. Now I've scoured the net and can't find a single …
by fuzebox40 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi all, I am trying to schedule a Task that will run a vb script to open a browser, send some keys, and finally close the browser. The task starts, but seems to hang. The task is created as follows: `schtasks.exe /Create /RU "SYSTEM" /SC "DAILY" /MO "1" /ST "23:00" …
by RudyM 46 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Do you guys have had experience with RMS systems? My boss asked me purchase a software for our company. We have to manage multiple shops and online stores. I have read about few standalone applications that can manage retail operations. But I have to purchase an application that can be …
by Frances0123 in Microsoft Windows ()
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telnet star wars not working. its saying 'connection lost' and something about cannot connect to port 23
by fallout4player in Microsoft Windows ()
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Basically, I cannot connect to anything using the telnet software that comes with Windows. I have enabled the telnet service and I can't work out what's causing it so I'm wondering if you guys could help. I'm using Windows XP and the error message I get is: [CODE]Could not open …
by HarryMagig in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello Anyone knows the URL or IP of the server from which the Media Creation Tool connects to download the ISO of Windows 10? I need this to add it to the exception list of my proxy as currently the latter is denying access to download the ISO file.
by Ritesh_4 44 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Please, help! I should restore very important file! My work depends on it. I use CorelDraw X3. Through it I can't correctly open the file, I see the unknown image instead my chart.
by DavidSpencer in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello :) I have several hundred RAR archives that I want to extract, but they each have a password which means I can't just select all of them and extract them at the same time, because it will ask me for the password for each archive - this is pretty …
by Paddy 6 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello, I've clean-installed a Windows 10 Home on a PC which had Windows 7 Home (with OEM key present), but now am unable to activate the Windows 10 with the OEM key available. I read that Microsoft is now allowing the use of existing OEM keys to activate Win 10, …
by Ritesh_4 44 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I can't create a junction from one sub-folder to another sub-folder without an error that the system cannot find the path specified ? For example; Source Path: "C:\Users\<username>\Appdata\Roaming\<folderA>\<folderB>" Target Path: "C:\Custom Program Settings\<folderA>\" In other words, I want the Source path specifically the sub-folder to belive that the Target path, …
by Siberian 1 in Microsoft Windows ()
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My inbox is completely erased after last night's windows update restart. I tried to reimport the inbox.dbx file but keep getting "no messages can be found" error. tried to copy the .dbx file else where, rename the old .dbx file and reimport, also didn't work. I even tried to delete …
by andrspalma in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi, I could import some numbers from notepad to excel 2010, and after right click the cells were converted to General from scientific format. However, when I drag the notepad file to Excel 2013 they cannot be converted to General format. I tried different ways to convert them from text …
by rela in Microsoft Windows ()
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All of sudden my desktop icons are taking about 2 minutes too load after windows starts. Can anybody help me. I ran malwarebytes, norton antivirus, no adware, xofspy, spyware doctor, cleaned all spyware and adware off the system; cleaned up start up programs from msconfig, defrag the HD, I've done …
by mdk2k4 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi I am running a Lotus Domino 8.5 server on Centos 5.2 x64 Linux. The installation is on a Intel server with Adaptec RAID controller 1.7Tb and the Notesdata directory is on an external Dell PowerVault MD1000 5.5Tb with RAID 5 configuration. I also have LVM2 installed. On Wednesday last …
by JoostSmits in Microsoft Windows ()
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I would like to ask for help on this problem that I've tried to troubleshoot, but have had no success at. The print spooler on a windows XP Home Edition SP3 machine is refusing to start. Previous to this problem, 5 or 6 printers had been configured and working for …
by DDoerschuk in Microsoft Windows ()
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When I am trying to open the outlook the error came like “filename.pst is not a personal folder”.. so I created one new pst and set it as default.. then I was able to open outlook, but I need old emails which is in the old filename.pst file.... it’s very …
by donaldmarsh15 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hey guys, I'm not sure what the problem is and don't know what info you even need to figure this out, but my laptop is only able to properly shut down about 20% of the time. The rest of the time, it shows the Shutting Down screen and waits forever, …
by nicksuave in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi - I have a corrupted Excel file which I can't repair. Cannot attach the file writes that "The file type you are attempting to upload is not allowed." When I open the file writes that "cannot open the file because the file format or the file extension is invalid. …
by de_boer in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello, good day to all I hope this the right section to post the thread. I just upgraded my win 7 ultimate to win 10 pro lately, and i got a problem about UAC. I have 3 user account on my windows 2 local user and the elevated built-in admin …
by ZER09 in Microsoft Windows ()
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