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Windows 7 extremely slow resume from hibernation

I'm running a Windows 7 SP1 x64 on a Dell Precision M4600 with i7-2720QM, 8 GB of RAM and 512 GB of Samsung 840 Pro SSD. Boot/shutdown times are quite fast. However, hibernation and resume were ...
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Importing photos from multiple cameras

I have several digital USB cameras. I want to configure Windows to automatically import the photos off them into different directories depending on which camera is connected. The settings in Windows ...
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Move files and create folders script on windows?

Here's the situation: I have about 200k images on a folders (they're divided into thousands of subfolders). What i want to do: Create a undefined amount of subfolders in another folder move 500 ...
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CHKDSK taking years to complete

I'm currently running a chkdsk on a 1 TB drive that was unbootable (the drive has windows 10 installed on it), and was when it was plugged in at startup it froze the pc at startup. anything i try to ...
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dual boot Win 7 + Win 10 - system image backup bugs

On a dual (or more) boot system that includes Win 7 and Win 10, if a Win 7 system image backup is done to the same partition that a prior Win 10 system image back was done, this will cause Win 10 ...
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I accidentally changed a User folder into a a desktop. Is there a way to restore original user folder?

I was trying to move my user folders to another location. In doing so, I incorrectly pointed the Desktop to the user folder. Now the Users folder shows "Desktop" instead of the name of the user ...
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Change Wireless Connection on a Schedule

How can I change my wireless network connection to another connection on a schedule in Windows 7?
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Latency on a domain workstation when accessing a network share

This is the first time I've ever posted a question on any blog, but I'm at my wits end. I have a domain with about 50 users. I have one system that when trying to access a file share on a server in ...
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Dual or multi boot to a pre-installed/existing windows 7 on another drive without fresh install

I have a laptop that has working Windows 7 64-bit Enterprise edition on Drive0 which is an HDD. I have switched this HDD from Drive0 into Drive1 and plugged a new SSD into Drive0. I then install a ...
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TortoiseHg context menu in Windows: Libraries\Documents vs. username\Documents

I wonder if anyone can enlighten me on the following weird behaviour in Windows 7. I always thought that Libraries\Documents in Explorer was pointing to c:\users\<username>\Documents. So, except ...
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Google Chrome: Defaulting to PDF & CTRL SHIFT P is unresponsive

This issue has me stumped and I could use some brainstorming. I work tier 2 tech support so I mostly likely wont be the person who fixes this but I would like to help the team who does as best as I ...
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Virtualbox Win7 guest on Linux host can't see Internet when host connected via wifi extender

I have a Windows 7 VM set up as a guest in VirtualBox 5.2.16-123759 running on Ubuntu 16.04.4. The VM is configured to access the Internet using the host's wifi device as a bridged adapter. When the ...
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Image Stuck on Screen - 'Update is Ready' - Unable to delete

I'm unable to figure out how to delete the above hanging graphic. As far as I can tell, it appears to have been stuck on my desktop from some previous software I've already deleted/uninstalled from ...
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How to Repair Windows Partition from Files

I have a laptop with Windows 7 previously on it, and I'm trying not to disturb the OS, user progress, or any of the settings on it. At least, make any changes I do unnoticeable. I booted into a live ...
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simple network setup on kali

i am trying to learn to use kali linux. i installed it on vmware and installed win7 32bits and win xp s1 to make 2 host only networks.. i struggled with udev to properly name my network interfaces.. i ...

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