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Missing drivers to install Windows 7 on Ubuntu 18 Thinkpad

I am trying to install Windows 7 on a dedicated partition on a Thinkpad T460s that is currently running Ubuntu 18. I created the partition with gparted, and I created the bootable USB using Rufus from ...
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Safe to remove hardware if hard disk is still active?

I have ejected an external hard drive via the Windows 7 icon in the system tray. After ~3 seconds, Windows said Safe to remove hardware However, it's now ~4 minutes after I did that and the hard ...
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Thunderbird and fiber optic upgrade

I am with ATT in Houston. Recently my neighborhood received fiber and I upgraded. I tested Internet, phone, and TV. Did not think to test email. Somehow email broke. Thunderbird takes like 30 ...
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IAStorDataMgrSvc.exe taking up a lot of memory

IAStorDataMgrSvc.exe process is taking up 2GB of memory. I know it's Intel Rapid Storage Technology but I don't think it's normal for it to take that much RAM. What can I do? I know I can stop the ...
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Both OS selections in startup boot into the same operating system

Currently I'm using my brother's laptop since mine went to the service. While starting up Windows Boot Manager screen shows me that I have two operating systems available (both Windows 7). I thought ...
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Virtual Box gets stuck, have to press cancel to wake it up

My virtual box gets stuck particuarly: When UAC dialog comes up During installation, it doesn't proceed. Sometimes mouse will not work inside (sees mouse can't press close button) The work around ...
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Is it possible to convert dynamic disk partition (SFS) to basic disk on linux without data lost?

I had having trouble installing grub of linux so I perform Boot Repair to do but now appearing this message: SFS detected. You may want to retry after converting Windows dynamic partitioning (...
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Let explorer wait for copy to finish

Lets assume, I have an external USB drive with the following content: Ü:\ Folder1\ Data1.file Data2.file Junk1.file Folder2\ Data3.file Junk2.file I ...
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How to shorten the displayed directory in the windows 7 cmd prompt [duplicate]

I know that the PROMPT command can be used to alter the command prompt but sometimes the directory path gets too long. Most of the time I'm not interested in the entire directory, just the last folder ...
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where to get gbwhatspp web version [on hold]

I gbwhatsapp apk download from a website. It is very much similar to whatsapp but its not the original whatsapp. I want to get the web version for that gbwhatsapp.
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Hard drive with windows 8.1 installed not readable in windows 7

Today my system suddenly failed to start up and I have removed the hard disk of my faulty laptop and trying to read it on a windows 7 laptop. I plugged the hard drive on a usb 2.0 casing and plugged ...
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Screensaver only on primary screen

I'm trying to set a screensaver only on primary screen. Is it possible? I know, that I can disable screensaver on specified monitors using screensaver settings->display settings, but I'm looking for ...
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Windows 7 credential manager is being reset on reboot and other share issues

Bear with me, this is going to be a long one. There are two computers involved here, both on the same LAN, a desktop and a laptop. Desktop has shares on it, all of them shared on the LAN with two ...
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Standard Windows Pick color dialog doesn't allow to enter 3-digit color codes

The standard Windows 7 Pick color dialog allows me to enter only 2 digits into text fields for hue, saturation, luminance and red, green and blue even though possible value range for each field is one ...
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how to block pushedwebnews.com advertisement in browser?

recently my browser (google chrome on windows 7 prof 64bit) keeps on popping up advertisement. how could i block them? it's not actually virus but quite annoying... I tried google a solution, some ...

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