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Windows 7 sometimes get the Error Recovery Screen during boot

At startup, my PC gets the BSOD for a second and then goes into the "Windows Error Recovery" screen, but only sometimes. https://external-content.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww....
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Launch Emacs in Windows file manager RMB extension open black terminal

Windows 7 file browser right mouse button 'open with' pointing to Emacs opens the file in Emacs but also a black terminal. How to prevent the black terminal from opening and still launch Emacs? Hard ...
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How to create shortcuts to trigger specific keyboard keys

I have a notebook where some keys on the keyboard are not working, such as: Esc, Caps Lock and ' the keyboard's Esc and Caps Lock key doesn't make that much difference to me, my big problem is ...
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Lenovo z570 WiFi not connecting to dual band router but works well with old single band router and a WiFi device

Initially I was using Single Band 2.4GHz router, my Laptop Wi-Fi was connecting to it properly and was working smoothly. Recently I switched to dual band router (5GHz and 2.4GHz) With Dual band router ...
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PC restarts because HDD issues

There is an old PC which keeps restarting after the Windows 7 loading screen. What I tried: Startup Repair with the original installation CD (from USB) System Restore. It says there are no changes ...
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Metril: Trojan infected Win7 - actively monitored [duplicate]

Thank you to all. Your competition has me bested, I'm under-qualified to beat him. My Win 7 64bit is the ownership of PEC_default Trojan. A DLL injection, lateral infection, Elevated User attack I've ...
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NAS device disappeared from Network list in Windows 7

The icon for My Cloud (NAS device) just disappeared from the list of network devices on my parents computer. I can still access the device through the address bar but I don't know why the device ...
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Windows video thumbnails have disappeared after running disk cleanup

I ran the Disk Cleanup utility that comes with Windows to clean temporary files and the thumbnail cache. Now all of my video files no longer show thumbnail previews and look like in the screenshot ...
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Clicking on Chrome-generated pop-ups doesn't work most of the time. Why?

Clicking on Chrome-generated pop-ups such as the one shown in the screenshot below doesn't work most of the time: the mouse click is ignored. Why? If I hit ENTER it works fine. I use Chrome on ...
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How can one configure Windows 7 so that a given process never uses a given Wi-Fi network?

I don't want a process (e.g., the Backblaze backup program) to ever use Internet if I am connected to a given Wi-Fi network (e.g., my Android hotspot). How can I do that? I use Windows 7 SP1 x64 ...
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Remove Mcafee webadvisor from Chrome

I am not sure if this is the right platform to be asking this but I am desperate. I once installed software and allowed it to install a trial version of mcafee. It is an irritating piece of software ...
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Bluetooth device seems to not fully pair

I'm attempting to pair a bluetooth headset with my PC. It will appear in the device list when searching, and will say the device has been successfully added to the computer. However, the headset gives ...
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Windows 7 Stuck before loading drivers

For some reason i'm trying to fix a windows 7 laptop. Whatever. There was some issue with some corruptedfiles so i ran EasyRe on it which fixed some things, however, now when windows tries to boot it ...
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Is it possible to use a windows 7 disk image (.vhd)) to boot into Hyper-v on a windows 10 system?

As the question states, I am trying to boot a windows 7 image, into Hyper-V on a Windows 10 Enterprise/Pro Ideally I will need to install on both types, the one I am working on is a Windows 10 ...
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How can I display a dialog box on Win-7 or win-10 for 5 seconds, from the command line?

While searching here, I came across this code on another question: (echo MsgBox "Line 1" ^& vbCrLf ^& "Line 2",262192, "Title")> File.vbs start File.vbs It ...

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