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When installing a new program and having appwiz.cpl open it does not auto-refresh

Is there a way to auto-refresh the programs in appwiz.cpl when installing a new program or is this not intended to work? Since I test software I often have to check if the (unattended) installation of ...
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Use on windows 7 x32 a shared printer installed on windows 7 x64

I have a Samsung ml-1670 printer. I have installed it on Windows 7 x64. The printer is shared. I want to use this on a Windows 7 x32 pc, but I have problems installing drivers. I can see the printer ...
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Why is it so hard to mirror a drive?

I appreciate any method that will work for my situation. I have a 500 GB SSD drive with my operating system installed on it, which I have been using for years. I bought another 500 GB SSD for the ...
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Missing permissions to access shared folder in local network

I have a local Network with a Window 10 computer and a Windows 7 computer. Both have the same Network Settings (visible to other computers, etc.). On the Windows 10 computer, I can see both the ...
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Can I Stream 2 Live TV progs at the same time

The Video card on my computer has 2 DVI outputs that connect to 2 screens. Can I stream Racing UK Website live racing one on monitor & stream William Hill tv/At the races live stream on the other ...
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Rsync on Windows issue

I want to get SQL database file from a remote machine using rsync. I've already installed DeltaCopy on my Win7 PC, but all I have is the one URL: rsync://export@10.123.101.225/folder/dmp_db.sql.gz ...
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Figlets installation on Windows 10

I have used figlet to create ASCII text for Source code comments. (figlet website). Recently I upgraded to Windows 10. It used to work in Windows 7. (It is been few months since I used it though). But ...
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Local network: Windows 10 machine not visible in Windows 7 Explorer [duplicate]

I have a local Network with a Window 10 computer and a Windows 7 computer. Both have the same Network Settings (visible to other computers, etc.). On the Windows 10 computer, I can see both the ...
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Mass replace drive letter on symlinks?

A drive letter changed (and I need to keep that change). I had used Link Shell Extension to relocate many things before this happened, so I now have a lot of symlinks pointing to locations at the old ...
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Alt+Num pad stopped working for special characters

This has happened on both my machines, albeit a little bit differently. On my laptop, which is my main concern right now, it has stopped working completely. Alt+Num pad for typing special characters ...
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Power Surge on Hub Port Windows 7

Long story short I am using an Xbox one controller on my windows 7, and it generally works very well, but today it says "Power Surge on Hub Port", and sometimes it makes my keyboard and mouse freeze ...
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WINDOWS 7 | Backup & Restore | limit number of backups (quantity)

win7_6.1.7601.sp1 Control Panel\System and Security\Backup and Restore I ended up finding out the hard way that Windows 7's Backup and Restore is an essential function. Where a user can define ...
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How to make bootable Ubuntu USB stick to boot in legacy mode? (Dual boot system with Windows 7)

I have Fujitsu Siemens Lifebook UH572 -laptop with 64-bit Windows 7 Ultimate installed. Windows is apparently installed in legacy mode, and I would also like to install Linux Ubuntu 18.04 also in ...
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Windows 7 stuck in “safe mode”, how can I unbrick it?

Situation: I was trying to boot into safe mode cause I wanted to change my user account's name and profile folder, so I went to msconfig and set it to reboot in safe mode, but I forgot (it happened ...
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Can't run chkdsk on external HDD after bad unmount

I was transferring data to my external when I accidentally unplugged it. Now it won't mount correct. I think I just need to have windows recognize and fix the bad unmount, but I can't get chkdsk or ...

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