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Fix: Windows 7 Update Center gets stuck checking for updates

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Many Windows 7 users who have recently tried to install the latest updates on their computers reported they couldn’t because the Windows Update center wouldn’t work. The most common cause for this type of issue can easily be eliminated because users have confirmed they had disabled their antivirus program during the update attempt.
 
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How to install Windows 7 on a PCI Express (NVMe) SSD

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If you try to install Windows 7 on an SSD disk which is connected via the PCI Express bus (NVMe), you might face the issue that the drive is not presented in the Setup program. Due to this behavior, it is not possible to install the Windows 7 operating system on such hardware. Here is the solution.
 

Change your Windows 7 network location to Public, Home or Work, in 2 steps

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The network location in Windows is that setting which tells the operating system whether to make your computer discoverable on the network and whether to share files (or not) with other computers and devices on the network. The network location is set by the user when connecting for the first time to a new network. However, you might have made a wrong setting or you have changed your mind and you want to set a different network location. Here’s how to change the network location at any time, for any network connection, in Windows 7:
 

Fix system repair pending

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If you face this problematic issue in Windows 7 where the operating system does not start in normal mode but starts in Safe mode instead and complains about pending repair operations, this article might help you. When you try to run SFC /scannow, it reports that a system repair is pending and does not proceed. Here is how to revert the pending system repair and continue normal startup mode.
 

How to Reset Details Pane Size to Default

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You can adjust the height of the details pane in Windows Explorer by dragging its top border up or down for the size you want. This is a global setting that gets applied to all explorer windows in only your user account. This tutorial will show you how to reset the height size of the details pane in explorer back to default for your account in Vista and Windows 7.
 

How to Reset Preview Pane Size to Default

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You can adjust the width of the preview pane in Windows Explorer by dragging its left border to the left or right for the size you want. This is a global setting that gets applied to all explorer windows in only your user account. This tutorial will show you how to reset the width size of the preview pane in explorer back to default for your account in Vista and Windows 7.
 

Connection Failed With Error 651: How to Fix It

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Fix Connection Failed With Error 651: Error 651 is a common issue that most of the Windows users may face while connecting their computer to the internet. Mostly the Windows 7 users may encounter this type of error. So, if you are a Windows 7 user or any Windows user, then it is essential for you to know how to Fix Connection Failed Error 651. Error 651 mainly occurs when a Windows user tries to connect his/her Windows computer to a local area network.
 

Disable Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) Upgrade Notification

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If you are using Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system and getting frequent notifications to upgrade the older version of Internet Explorer web browser present in your computer to the latest Internet Explorer 11 version, this tutorial will help you in disabling those prompt messages to make your life easier and more comfortable.
 

How to disable PC Speaker beep sound

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In modern PCs, the internal PC speaker is often also connected to the PC's audio solution, so that it allows the PC to play a beep even when there are no external speakers connected to the machine. If your Windows 7 PC runs without speakers connected or with the sound drivers not working or disabled, you might hear an annoying beeping sound for example when a message box notification displays. If you are annoyed by this beep sound, you might be interested in disabling it. Here is how you can do it.
 

Does Your Windows Computer Display Turn Off Every 15 Minutes?

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A recent issue I’ve seen on a few Windows 7 machines has been the display turning off after only 15 minutes, even though I set the Turn off the Display option to Never. Weird! You’re probably reading this because you’ve tried changing the power plan settings to Never for everything and your monitor still turns off! This can be very frustrating and usually occurs with new installs of Windows 7, though I’ve seen it happen on older installs too.
 

Geekiest Windows Accessory: the Math Input Panel

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Starting with Windows 7, Microsoft has included a new tool called the Math Input Panel, which is by far the geekiest program included in Windows by default. The old champ used to be the Calculator with its Scientific, Programmer and Conversion modes. With the Math Input Panel, you can write well-formed mathematical expressions and then have those inserted into other programs that support MathML or Mathematical Markup Language.
 

How to Fix “Page fault in non paged area” Error

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I was recently working on a client PC and had to restart it due to a new application install. Upon restart, however, the computer blue-screened and displayed a PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA error. At first, I thought this was something to do with the application we just installed, so I decided to restart the computer in Safe Mode and uninstall the app...
 

Show Hidden Desktop Icons

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This blog explains how to show hidden desktop icons, folder in windows 7. This happens occasionally or by accidentally, my son was playing with my laptop and after sometime I saw all my desktop icons and folders disappeared. There were some important folders that I often used...
 

Configure IIS In Windows

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In this post we will discuss how we can configure IIS in windows. Here I am using windows 7, but no need to worry, the process is same for all the windows version. Here I am using windows 7, but no need to worry, the process is same for all the windows version. By default IIS will be disabled in windows. So we need to manually enable the IIS. We need to set this in control panel.
 

How to Make a Program Run at Startup on Any Computer

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Programs you install often add themselves to the startup process on Windows, Mac OS X, and even Linux. But you can also add your own favorite programs to the startup process and have them launch automatically after you log into your computer. This is particularly useful for background applications or tools that automatically perform a function, but you can even add desktop applications and they’ll pop up when you log in.
 

Unexpected shutdowns/BlueScreen event name

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I don't actually get a blue screen, but on the Problem Event Name, it lists bluescreen, but here are the details:


Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FA80085294F8
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

It acts like it's checking for a minute or two, closes, and nothing shows up. I've made sure my drivers are all up to date, I've tried reformatting, I've made sure Windows is completely up to date, etc, etc, etc.

 

Bluescreen every time when turn on after sleep mode - BCCode: 1000007e

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BlueScreen 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3. Attached skydrive detail for minidump. I am getting a bluescreen every time I turn on after sleep mode.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 2057
BCCode: 1000007e
BCP1: FC0000005
BCP2: F880072249F2
BCP3: F88005273918
BCP4: F88005273170
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1
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Problem event name: bluescreen bccode: 109

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I have windows 7 premium, 64 bit on an HP
Message from MicroSoft:
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
BCCode: 109
BCP1: A3A039D89D1CE659
BCP2: B3B7465EEF9B1F77
BCP3: F80000BC182C
BCP4: 0000000000000001
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

I loaded Driver Update software from the web, it found about 30 problems it said it fixed, but I still get the blue screen. I have not loaded any new software except for Creative to run a camera, and this was done weeks before I experienced the blue scree problem.

 

Event Name: BlueScreen randomly

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My computer restarts randomly without any warnings
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
BCCode: 116
BCP1: FA8009A4D4E0
BCP2: F88007C40B10
BCP3: FC000009A
BCP4: 0000000000000004
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0

 

Problem Event Name: BlueScreen on a new system

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I bought a new system with windows 7 home premium 64 bit operating system. Every now and then I am having this error,

Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
BCCode: d1
BCP1: 0000000000000028
BCP2: 0000000000000002
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: F8800173EB2D
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0

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