• Windows 7 scheduled task does not run at right time

    I'm still running Windows 7 (and yes, I plan on upgrading very soon) but I have a daily task that's supposed to run 15 minutes after a scheduled start is missed. But it's not doing that. Sometimes, it runs an hour after the missed scheduled start. The time has been varying a lot. Why is this...

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  • Find antivirus running through Windows 7 command line

    Through my Windows 7 command line, can I get the name of the antivirus that's currently running? Tasklist shows everything that's running but I want to see the name. Thank you.

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  • 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.

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  • 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:

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