windows 7

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  1. C

    Question Battery low alarm ?

    HP ProBook 450 running Windows 7. I tried via all settings but don't get a low battery warning - maybe 1 cell gone ? Prefer a Chrome low battery alarm with low battery % settings and a load sound. Tried 2-3 but they are 1-2 star stuff. Any suggestions ? Thank you and stay healthy.
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    Question how to disable / remove unnecessary programs in windows 7

    hey, as seen in the title, and additional to that how do i know if a program is important or not in the task manager?
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    Question How to buy windows 7 activation key online in 2021 legally

    Hello, can I still buy windows 7 activation key legally in 2021, I understand that I should upgrade to windows 10 but for now I still wanna stay with windows 7 for several reasons, and one of the main reasons is my pc is weak. so is there any legal way to do that? thanks.
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    Question Windows ReadyBoost on a 10k rpm HDD ?

    I’ll preface this by saying that I’m already aware that SSDs are always faster and sometimes even more economical than HDDs with WRB configured, my purpose for posting this question is out of morbid curiosity. Will Windows 10 and/or 7 allow WRB to be enabled on a USB stick when the OS is...
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    Question Best games for this Crossfire HD 4850 Rig?

    I just inherited a junk pc with an interesting assortment of parts. I was looking to put some older, compatible parts that I already had lying around unused inside of it as a weekend project to make it run some older games (circa 2006~2009). I wanted to ask if anybody had any recommendations for...
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    Question Is it possible to use recovered data from not booting windows 7 hdd by live usb linux distro ?

    Hi, I have windows 7 laptop which is not booting currently but i have take data back-up from that windows user profile and desktop folder which are having default file permission, so planning to boot the laptop with live USB Linux distro and copy windows user profile and desktop folder. I'm...
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    Question After Window 7 boot logo, I get a blank screen with active mouse, login screen doesn't appear ?

    hi I have my friend's laptop which has windows 7 ultimate installed on it, till yesterday it was working fine. some files needed to copy from his hdd so connected his windows 7 hdd to my windows 10 laptop thru sata to usb connector. drives,files shown and copied perfectly, after reinstalled his...
  8. Question Mouse and keyboard stops working after going into Startup Repair

    Recently my high school gave me 4 old HP office desktops that they weren't using. While trying to do that trick of going into startup repair and opening command prompt to log into administrator on Windows 7 Professional, my mouse and keyboard stops working to were I can't select anything in...
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    [SOLVED] Windows 7 system

    I'm interested in building a new system with Windows 7 as the OS. I have a list of parts at https://pcpartpicker.com/user/andy_werber/saved/#view=tn3vjX. My requirements are that the price should be minimal, the processor should run at or above 2.2 GHz, and dimensions of the case be <= 16 inches...
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    Question Can I run this 75 Hz monitor at 60 Hz in extended mode with a laptop?

    Hi, I have a HP Dv6t-7000 Quad edition laptop running Win 7 with a 2nd monitor in extended mode. The GPU is Nvidia GT 650m in optimus with Intel HD 4000. So for a better part of 10 years, I have been running with a Samsung SyncMaster 2494HM and it ran beautifully at 1920x1080x60Hz. I am...
  11. K

    Question Installing windows 7 freeze on logo

    I am trying to install windows 7 on a h410 motherboard with g6400. I am installing using a usb key. When I selected to boot from the usb, I press any key to start the installation. When I get to the windows 7 swirly logo the screen freezes. I tried to turn on CSM in the bios but when I do...
  12. gordonmousedeer

    Question What's happening to my mother's desktop computer?

    My mother's desktop computer recently had issues. After using the computer for a while, these lines (picture links below) would appear on the screen. Sometimes everything on the computer screen would freeze (even the mouse cursor) after using the computer for some time. She had to restart the...
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    [SOLVED] Install Windows 7 on Windows 10 machine

    I have an expensive piece of software that runs on Win 7 that would be even costlier to run on Windows 10. I have a spare Windows 10 machine (a Lenovo tower). I've been looking into installing Win 7 on it (32 bit Win 7 is fine). I'm looking for the cheapest and easiest way to do this. Any...
  14. K

    Question Problem with downgrading from Windows 10 to Windows 7

    Hello everyone, I was downgrading a laptop (Asus X540SA) from Windows 10 to Windows 7, but I ran into a problem with the installation. I plug the usb with the windows 7 iso file, but after that i get an error which is saying "A Required CD/DVD Drive Device Driver is Missing". I was thinking of...
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    Question windows update doesn't work !! windows 7

    so I had a laptop with windows 10 insalled I decided to downgrade to windows 7 I updated the drivers and everything but now the windows update function doesn't work it it shows error code 80072EFE I ignored this problem and kept using windows 7 but many problems occured such as apps not working...
  16. Xelros31

    Question Pc's motherboard Beeps twice but turns on and no errors are shown ?

    Hello my friends, I am a computer repairer, and sometimes my friends bring me some computers so that I fix them, but yesterday a friend of mine gave me a unit that had a faulty RAM stick, bought a new DDR3 "First Tech" 4Gb @1333 MHz then plugged it in the motherboard, when I press the power...
  17. NotStra1ghts

    [SOLVED] no wifi after downgrading from windows 10 to windows 7

    Hello I've downgraded a windows 10 pc to a windows 7 and my wifi adapter is gone and now I cannot connect to the internet
  18. wojakgfx

    Question CPU freezes after Windows 7 Reinstall

    Hello, firstly I hope you can understand my english. Ok, so a friend gave me his old laptop to reinsall Windows 7. The laptop has Intel 575 (Celereon I think), 1Gb ram. Before reinstalling I opened the laptop to save his files on my external hard, and it seemed to run ok, no freezes, but I dont...
  19. cityhunter357

    Question LCant install wind 64bit, only 32 bits works

    Hello guys, I have an old mobo MSI K9n6sgm-v . Athlon 64 dual core 4200+ processor. 4gb ram. And a 40gb ide HD. I ve tryed to install win 7 64 bit from a multi OS dvd rom. But when finish the unpacking and copying the files to the HD on the boot up giles me the 0xc00000255 error.the dvd rom...
  20. wetkebab

    Question Keyboard and mouse not working ?!!!

    So right now i renovated my old laptop and removed it's HDD and replaced it with a new SSD, instead of throwing the HDD away i put it into my pc now it has a installation of windows 7 on that disk and i wanted to boot into it through my pc which already has a SSD with windows 10. so i boot into...
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    Question Black screen of death on windows 7. CTRL + ALT + DELETE does nothing. Windows 10 partition (dual boot) works fine

    I have an SSD and a HDD on my system. The SSD runs windows 7, the HDD runs windows 10. A couple of days ago, I was using win10 and it installed an update. When I booted my pc the next day, trying to boot into win7, I got the black screen of death. The screen is totally black, except for the...
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    Question Packard Bell dot s stuck on windows logo, hdd is not corrupted

    Hey! I have a weird problem I am battling for few hours. When I start my packard bell laptop and boot bios everything seems normal, but when I proceed to windows loading phase after like 3seconds laptop freezes. Windows recovery freezes too. Can´t access safemode either. I have read a lot of...
  23. defaultspector

    Question how do i send error recovery command to epson receipt printer?

    I am an employee at a company in the POS department and we use Epson TM-H6000IV receipt printers on our POS machines. We frequently get slip light errors and I do not know how to fix it, we generally have the store clear out paper jams and such, but there are times that it does not work. The...
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    Question there is not enough free memory to run this program. exit one or more programs, and then try again explorer.exe and control panel can anyone from micr

    can anyone help me? I can't open the main folders like windows explorer and control panel, etc. i cant run cmd sfc /scannow nor can i open system restore I can't open Control panel. It keeps saying error Explorer.exe There is not enough memory to run this program. Exit one or more programs and...
  25. munteanoo

    Question Can not figure out how to install Windows 7 on an old HP

    Im trying to install windows 7 on an HP Pavilion dv6000 (dv6415eo to be more precise), but i cant get the damn thing to boot into the windows installer. It currently has windows 7 installed on it, i dont know what version, but it just gets stuck at the "starting windows" screen. I burned a win7...
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    Question Ryzen 5 4650G, MSI X570, and Windows 7 BSOD ? (Compromise solution)

    I'm updating some hardware, and got the following: MSI MPG X570 Gaming Plus MB 16G DDR4 3600 OLOy Ram Ryzen 5 4650 G APU WD SN550 Blue NVMe Gen3 x4 M.2 SSD 1TB I used the MSI bios flash updater to load the latest bios. It worked as described with no issues. I got a PS/2 KB & mouse since I read...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrade Windows 7 from old computer to Windows 10 on new computer

    I'm planning a new pc for my dad (parts for reference: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Td3bcT). He ran Windows 7, and I heard that the upgrade tool to get Windows 10 for free still works. However, I'm wondering if I can use his Windows 7 key on his old computer to activate Windows 10 on the new...
  28. Showiz

    Question Is my GPU slowly dying and going away?

    Hey, So basically i have an EVGA GTX 760 2GB SC video card that i've been using since 2013, And in the recent years i barely played any intensive games (Mostly LoL) and only safely overclocked it a few times about 2 months ago. A few days ago during a game in League of Legends the textures...
  29. Showiz

    Question A few questions about backup and moving from Windows 7 to 10.

    Hey, So basically i'm gonna build a new gaming PC soon and i have a few questions about backup and the transfer to Windows 10. I currently have a Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit installed on my 500GB SSD, and i have a 5400RPM 500GB HDD with 3 partitions. I'm planing on buying a new NVME 1TB/2TB SSD...
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    Question Windows 7 Boot issues...

    Hi, I recently tried booting up my old pc running windows 7. I got it started but after I tried updating some drivers i encountered the blue screen of death. Now I feel like I've tried every possibility I can find. I can't boot into safe mode, I just get BSOD. I've executed several commands in...
  31. Sans_Vans

    [SOLVED] Install windows 7 on an ASRock A320M-HDV

    I am trying to install windows 7 on a PC with an ASRock A320M-HDV motherboard. However, nothing at all works. keyboard's of any type of port, mice with also just about every port, and other things. Now, I am dual booting with win7 and win10, and win10 works perfectly. However, win7 as said...
  32. cityhunter357

    Question some programs wont connect to download files needed to run

    hello people, greatings from Argentina. i need help whit a few programs that seems to not connect to download the necesary files to work. 2 of this programs are for scraping images and videos of games for multi emulators. 1 is skraper.the other is universal xml scraper. i fresh install windows...
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    [SOLVED] How can i use my old hdd in new pc build without losing files (2020)

    Hello people! So im building a new pc tomorrow, i only want a old hdd from my old pc which got windows 7 installed on it, my old hdd have some really important large files which are in E and D drive, so C drive is useless for me as it only have windows n programs on it. For new build i will...
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    Question Windows 7 Black Screen

    I was playing 7 Days to Die and then lag. My screen went black I couldn't hear anything but I think there was something on the black screen. I turned off the desktop PC and turned it on. I see windows logo and then just black screen. I found out that my keyboard didn't react to anything. When I...
  35. Senbonzakura_miku

    Question Keyboard disconnects since japanese language is set

    The problem start to happen only when for once time japanese language is added as another of keyboard's languages. my meaning is: Control Panel \Clock, Language, and Region \Region and Language \[tab] Keyboard and Languages \[Button] Change keyboards... \[tab] General {&} [button] Add \...
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    Question My USB stops working after windows boots on my new drive

    I bought a new hdd and installed windows 7 on it, my usb keyboard was working then, the rest of usb wasnt. When i installed drivers for usb, ethernet etc. the keyboard stopd working, ive used driver booster for the drivers and cant get my usb to work, even though everything says updated...
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    [SOLVED] Hardware stops working randomly into the game.

    Hey guys. So, I'm dealing with this odd problem whenever I'm gaming. Randomly into the game my monitor goes black, says 'DVI-D no signal' and everything stops working except the mouse, the keyboard and the PSU. No sound, no image, no response at all. The only way to fix it is to reboot. It's...
  38. aakashpatel007

    [SOLVED] Video lagging and hanging so much in any player?

    I downloaded web series from telegram but the videos are continuously legging and same videos playing normally in mobile ,i think the problem is in that videos other videos playing normally on my pc Pc spec P4 1.80gz G610 2gb asus gpu 2gb ram Win7 Video player: latest vlc and mpc hc I will add...
  39. LowEndPC1234

    [SOLVED] Should i disable Aero for better Performance ?

    My PC isn't really slow, But i want to make it faster, Should i disable Aero theme ? Spec : Intel Pentium E5700 Samsung 4GB 1333mhz & V-Gen 2GB 1333mhz PC10600 MSI GT 710 1GB DDR3 ASUS P5G41TM-LX WD Blue 500GB 7200 RPM
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    [SOLVED] Will my programs outside C stop working if I format C?

    So I'm planning to Upgrade from my Windows 7 ( Enterprise 64-bit SP1) to Windows 10 64 pro. My C partition where windows 7 is installed on is practically empty. Only some programs are installed on it and are easily re downloadable like Chrome, Nvidia drivers etc. But these aren't the ones i'm...