• Find out when Windows 7 file was last accessed

    I've been on Windows 7 for the past couple of years and I noticed that I'm starting to run out of space on the C drive / partition. So I want to delete some files from my programs and folders. But I don't want to delete anything important by accident. How can I see when a file was last used or...

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  • Thin Client: Please Wait

    We have a problem where thin clients won’t connect to the server after power outages, hanging on a Please wait message. It’s really having a negative effect, so any ideas you’ve got on how to resolve this would be great. Problem Background: Windows 7 embedded thin clients get stuck in...

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  • Why did my Windows 7 laptop go into sleep mode?

    A couple of nights ago, I was running a bunch of jobs on my Windows 7 laptop. It was plugged in and the battery was at 100%. When I woke up, my computer went into sleep mode and none of the jobs finished. I was so annoyed. Why did my machine shut down? Is there a setting I have to check?

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  • Cannot install Microsoft Office 2010 on Windows 7

    I've been trying to install Microsoft Office 2010 on my Windows 7 PC, I keep getting this error message: Error 1920. Service 'Office Software Protection Platform (osppsvc) failed to start'. Anyone seen this message before? I do have administrative privileges.

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  • Windows 7 administrative access

    I know...I'm still on Windows 7 Professional. And yes, I would like my company to upgrade to Windows 10. But before that, how can I see which other users have administrative access on my PC? Thank you.

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  • Creating a partition on computers with only one partition; C: Drive

    I have a Windows 7 Ultimate. I do plan to upgrade to Windows 10. My PC just crashed and I was thankfully able to fix it. However, it is showing me one drive only C: I would like to ask for help how I can create another partition, a D: drive for recovery or whatnot. Please help. Thank you.

    euthanasia0815 pointsBadges:
  • External Hard Drive for Windows 7 Pro Dell laptop

    I have a Dell Laptop XPSL702X running Windows 7 Pro. What's a good compatible, reasonably priced External Hard Drive (except Seagate) Thanks!

    KBDesign25 pointsBadges:
  • Change weekly Windows 7 backup task from weekly to daily

    On my Windows 7 computer, I schedule a weekly backup task every Sunday. Now, I want to change that to a daily backup. How can I make that switch?

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  • How to unlock Windows 7 icons

    I'm on Windows 7 and my son came over and started hitting a bunch of keys on my keyboard. Now, all of the icons have been moved over to the left side of the screen. Also, they're locked. I can't do anything with them. What should I do?

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  • Windows 7 PC does not want to connect to Internet modem

    Recently, I change the password on my Internet modem. And I currently have two PCs. One is running Windows 10 and the other is still on Windows 7. I connected to the Internet just fine on the Windows 10 PC. But on Windows 7, it doesn't want to connect. It keeps saying that it is impossible to...

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  • Cannot install MySQL on Windows 7

    I've been trying to install MySQL on Windows 7. I'm getting to the reconfigure window, followed by the types and networking dialog page. But then the entire installation stops. I can't click the next button. What can I do?

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  • Cannot connect to the Internet on Windows 7

    Hello, I've come across a strange issue with my Internet connection. For the past two days, I haven't been able to connect to the Internet. I'm using Windows 7. It had been working before that and I didn't do any updates. I didn't install anything either. And Windows says it's currently connected...

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  • Find out who is interrupting Windows 7 Remote Desktop connection

    Our department uses the same 'administrator' account for our Windows 7 remote desktop. But when I get into the machine, my connection is interrupted when someone else remote connects too. Can I find out who's interrupting my connection? Possibly by the IP address? Thank you very much.

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  • Missing files on hard drive

    I recently had to take out my hard drive from my one laptop (that was running Windows 8.1) and connected it to my other desktop (running Windows 7). I copied several files from the desktop to the hard drive. But when I connected the drive back to the laptop, everything was missing. What should I do...

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  • Logs of Windows 7 installation errors

    I've been trying to install Windows 7 on laptop but I keep running into different errors. Is there anywhere in Windows 7 that logs all of these when I'm installing it? Where would these logs be located? Thank you.

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  • How to gain access to an .EXE file — See how it was created?

    Is there an app that allows you to actually open an .EXE file so I can see how the application was created? I don't want to install it --just want to see the actually method or code used to write/develop the .exe file. I'm using Windows 7 & 10. Note: New here folks but glad you're all here....

    othellomor5 pointsBadges:
  • Outlook via POP to/from Gmail Send/Receive question

    In a corporate configuration of the POP Send/Receive on the Outlook side, it appears that selecting the "Disable Scheduled Send/Receive" setting does not work to prevent auto-send receive. I was recently migrated to a newer laptop, but the older desktop had the same sw config, Win7Pro & Outlook...

    SoCal4Me20 pointsBadges:
  • Copy Windows 7 data from our system

    Our hard disk is damaged in system install. We need to copy Windows 7 data from this system. How can we do that?

    rasibkhan5 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 7 desktop monitor does not go off

    My desktop is still running on Windows 7. The power scheme is always on but the monitor is supposed to go off. But here's the thing: Sometimes it stays on, other times it goes off. Why is it not turning off all the time?

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  • Windows 7 laptop will not connect to Wi-Fi

    For the past several days, I haven't been able to connect to any Wi-Fi network. Either a public or home Wi-Fi. It keeps showing a limited availability message. But my wife's laptop connects just fine. What do you think the issue is? Thank you.

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