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Partition on an SATA harddisk not recognized after it was formatted using an USB adapter

I have five 500GB SATA harddisk. For all of these I used an USB 2.0 (and later an USB 3.0) adapter to connect to the PC. They all work good, no bad sectors and each one could be recognized over USB. I ...
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Can a suspectedly infected OS cause harm to a computer while running another OS installed on a different partition?

I had suspicions about a virus in my Windows 7 system, so I installed cleanly another Windows 7 on a second partition. I left alone all the things on the first partition, but I'm wondering if it was ...
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Microsoft Security Essentials repeatedly detects Nemucod in recreated tmp.edb [duplicate]

In response to having this question marked as a duplicate, I added at the end a section explaining why this is not a generic malware removal question. Today, I got a popup saying that I would be ...
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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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