windows 7 64 bit

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    Avira Installation Issues

    Hi I downloaded the latest version of Avira as suggested by Webuser magazine (using the link they printed in the magazine) as they said they had concerns about the fact that Avast (which I'm currently using) had sold users data to other companies. I realise that if they've sold my data, they've...
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    Skype Installed Twice?

    Hello I appear to have 2 versions of Skype installed on my Windows 7 64bit PC. They are: Skype Version 8.56 Skype 7.24 Do I need both or can I safely uninstall one of them, please? Thank you, Ian.
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    Solved Cpu Issues?

    So I know a little bit about computers but I cannot figure this one out. I have this older hp pavilion dv7 I do not know the exact model number since there is no sticker saying it on the bottom of the laptop. It was running super slowly so someone gave it to me to fix it and the first thing...
  4. Lu Zhun

    Un-doing RAID 0 (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

    Hello. I have 2 SSD drives in RAID 0 currently set for my primary boot drive and would like to undo this to make them 2 separate drives again. The SSD drive is currently being run by some software SSD controller and not a hard one. I would like to make 1 full system image of the drives to use...
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    Windows 7 couldn't connect to the network (LAN)

    in my office we have 2 LAN 1. office - gateway 199.166.2.207 - connected pc = 5 , printer = 1 2. staffs - gateway 197.166.1.207 - pc 15 so I have bought a new pc and connected to the WAN before connected to the one of my LAN , but what I do was I connected to the Office network with static a...
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    Solved Updating the drivers

    I don’t know how I should update the drivers on my Sony Vaio SVL2412M1EB Windows 7 64-bit PC. I don’t know where is the best place on the internet that has the latest drivers. It’s where I did update some drivers using IOBIT Driver Boost, then was told how there are so many infections using...
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    Solved Firefox speed

    Hi I am using Vivaldi as my default browser and while I do like it, it occasionally crashes and locks up my Windows 7 64 bit PC. Therefore, I thought I'd have a look at the latest version of Firefox, which I've heard good things about. I decided I would set it up exactly how I wanted it, even...
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    Device not ready

    Every time I open file explorer it says Device not ready , please help me
  9. Lu Zhun

    2TB Drive "Full" but only 400GB is used.

    Hey all. Is there a good way to see what may be taking up HDD space? Supposedly out of a 1.81TB drive, only 9.51MB is free! There is no way that it can be full. I went to properties on each folder within the drive and calculated that only around 400GB is actually being used. It is a secondary...
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    VIDEO: Fans stopping for ~6 seconds under Windows 10/7 boot

    Hi! First of all, sorry for my bad english. I have Gigabyte Z370P D3 motherboard. But i have a little problem with that. VIDEO: Can u tell me, why my fans (and LEDs) turning off for few seconds under Windows 10/Windows 7 boot? This problem still exists under USB flash drive booting too...
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    Drawing tablet freezes the entire PC

    Hello there I've recently ran into a really annoying and to me, worrying, situation in which plugging in my drawing tablet to the front USB sockets manages to freeze my PC. Right as I plug it in there's just no response whatsoever. I haven't had that issue before with the same tablet and as far...
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    Use of too much Memory

    hello, I am new windows 7 user and i am facing a problem that is--> My computer has 2GB ram. I have opened just chrome and my computer and the memory usage got very high as you can see in the picture. Why is that happening and how to stop that? Does that also make my computer slow and make it...
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    Complicated case. Partitions + BIOS password

    Hi all, I have a complicated case: Second hand laptop Toshiba portege Z30. BIOS password unknown > no way to change booting device. Due to constant Windows 7 failure (blue screen) second partition was created with fresh Windows 7. Second partition was working fine. First partition was...
  14. AntonyM64

    WMP and File Explorer show mp3s as "unknown"

    Hopefully someone can help with this odd problem. Everything was fine until the other day. Then I noticed that a few songs in Windows Media Player were no longer showing Artist or Album info. So I rebuilt the WMP library, and now NONE of my mp3s have ANY info. But m4a files do. And this is...
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    Intermittent performance issues on Dell workstation

    Workstation Model: Dell Precision M4600; running Windows 7 Professional (64 Bit) Processor: Intel Core i7-2760QM CPU @ 2.40 GHz RAM: 8 GB GPU: AMD Radeon HD 6700M It's a premade workstation laptop, not custom, and AFAIK all components are original, though I did purchase the computer...
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    Can't enable Test Mode in Windows 7 x64bit

    Hi Tech Guys, I'm facing a problem. I'm trying to start my windows (7 64bit, Ultimate, also tried on Proffessional) in test mode but unfortunately its not starting in it. I've tried "bcdedit.exe -set TESTSIGNING ON" & "bcdedit.exe /set TESTSIGNING ON" both with administrative privileges to...
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    No control past bios

    i recently bought a new mobo(gig h370 hd3) and a new cpu(i5 8400) I kept the same sshd, gpu and etc. I booted up the pc and got into bios fine everything was working. As soon as I got out of bios and into the windows login I can’t use my keyboard or mouse(lights are still on) I have tried the...
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    Windows boot problem fwpkclnt.sys

    I have a custom build this was running perfectly fine for the longest and then one day I try to start it up and boom this, no memory problems and no advanced options with tools to fix it with, I'm computer savvy as of 5 years ago but I can do the basics, ran out of ideas besides recovery disk...
  19. Hallowf

    Solved Hard drive fails to start on a new system, works on others..

    Hi there, I have been trying to install windows 7 on an old computer I got lying around but everytime I plug in the disk it keeps making a start up sound and the post screen saying detecting IDE drives, I assumed the disk was bad however when i plug it into my workstation it works just fine, I...
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    Solved Windows 7 - random window flashes appearing/disappearing - N

    Hi All, Using windows 7 SP1 - fresh install, and using windows update to update the windows with the latest updates. At some point (can't tell when) a mysterious window start to flash for a fraction of a second very randomly (maybe once an hour or half an hour). 1. Tries to view all windows...
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