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Questions tagged [windows-7]

Software specifically for Windows 7. Please tag with [windows] instead unless your question involves functions specific to Windows 7.

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MySQL Connector/C++ 8.0 for Visual Studio 2017

I'm looking for a DLL or Static library for MySQL Connector/C++ 8.0 for both Debug and Release mode that works with Visual Studio 2017. Should be for 32-bit platform (windows 7 and windows 10 ...
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What program can save window' visible locations and restore the layout as well as supporting multiple virtual desktops?

This is a different question than just restoring the layout of default Windows. It is very important to me that I can have multiple virtual desktops. NOTE: Please understand the distinction between ...
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Remote Desktop software (RDP) with customizable layout for windows

Do you know Remote Desktop software (RDP) with customizable layout, so it is possible to change displayed font at remote mashine, colors and border size? Problem is that I have not enough space at ...
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Time management/scheduling/planning software

I am working as a translator. I have to allocate my time for the incoming projects. Based on the number of words or characters I can estimate the necessary amount of time (=100%). The software I am ...
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Does anyone know of a program that auto-indexes or displays the color code in hex right over all the pixels at once?

I've read this article: https://lifehacker.com/how-to-uncover-blurred-information-in-photographs-1648562658 and I've got curios if there's a program out there for Windows 7 than can do the same it ...
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Looking for software which prevents third-party apps from opening certain windows

Is there a program for Windows which can prevent a third-party application from opening a certain window within the application? For example, if I open paint.exe and click on 'properties', a window ...
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Is there a way to continuous loop between two fullscreens programs?

At work we have a monitor that constantly loops between a powerpoint presentation but now they are asking for it to also cycle through this website that is on accessible through internet explorer is ...
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Windows ink alternative for older Windows

Is there anything alike Windows ink workspace we can use on legacy Windows versions like Windows 8 or Windows 7?
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Hide Windows Application

I have several applications including Mathematica and VirtualBox(with Ubuntu) that I constantly run in the background. Ideally I would like these applications to automatically start at boot but hide ...
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Projects Tracking

I have Multiple Projects at different locations in my system (not network) Now I work like this: One day I decided to work on one project because I got an idea and second I work on another project. ...
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Portable Maven for Windows

Can anyone recommend a portable Maven that is gratis and works in Windows 7 and above? Portable Maven will come as a zip file and can be extract to a thumb drive, or a external hard disk. The end-...
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restful sdk for windows 7 in C++ (faster than cpprestsdk)

I need the sdk to be as fast as possible when it sends or receives requests. The API should be easy to use and it also supports visual studio 2013 and windows 7. The requirement for this restful sdk ...
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Need lightweight browser that will truly open each tab I give it

Chrome and Opera only open a tab when it's truly needed. I need a browser that will open 25 tabs, not on a contingency basis, but really open them. I've tried Firefox and Pale Moon. They do load ...
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Monitor folder size and set alarms (Windows 7)?

I want to monitor the the size of folders and set an alarm if they surpasses a certain size. The alarm should sound when Windows starts up from shut down and/or from hibernate and/or from sleep. ...
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HEIF/HEIC viewer to quickly browse HEIF/HEIC files in a folder

I am looking for an HEIF/HEIC viewer for Microsoft Windows 7 that can quickly browse HEIF/HEIC files in a folder (like Windows Photo Viewer does for JPG files). Any license and price is fine. I ...
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Statuses for files and folders

Is there some built-in option or software to add some kind of "statuses" to files and folders? For example, I want to mark some file and some folder as "Draft" and another file and folder as "Okay". ...
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Is there a way to save/export to clipboard?

Word 2013-Inkscape bad interoperability brought me to this question. When I want to use my Inkscape graphics in word, I either have to: 1. Save as... -> .EMF; 2. Export PNG ...then navigate in word or ...
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Change the font size of a specific monitor

I have a computer running on Microsoft Windows 7 and connected to 2 monitors, which have two different resolutions. I'm looking for a program that can increase the font size of a specific monitor (and ...
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Looking for windows tool to edit and resend packet

I capture packet that I sent with wireshark. I looking for windows tool to edit this packet and resend it
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Observing all outgoing/incoming network connections, sorted by process .exe

What Windows 7 tool (possibly portable freeware, with a GUI) allows to show a list of network outgoing/incoming connections, sorted by process? Something similar to the usual Task manager (taskmgr.exe)...
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lock app or software to lock computer on the network

A software that i can implement on network or individual PC that will allow them to lock after certain period of inactivity but keeps the display on. For example i'm doing a presentation and I end up ...
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Clipboard Manager for Windows that allows one paste of all items in one fell swoop

I need a feature I haven't been able to figure out in my existing clipboard manager, Arsclip: I'd like to be able to paste all the existing entries in the clipboard list with just one or two clicks or ...
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Need network share information that handles UTF-8 names correctly

Our program really needs to be able to detect if a path is on a shared volume. On Win 7, the output of the "net share" command has the information needed - EXCEPT that it doesn't handle UTF-8 ...
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Software to Freeze Changes to a Windows PC

Years ago I was told someone got software installed on their Windows XP workstation that essentially froze the current state of the drive. While it was turned on, I'm guessing all writes were ...
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Extension for Opera browser (or non-Firefox browser) to give Down Them All functionality

I have recently switched from Firefox to Opera and my little Windows 7 laptop is getting hung up much less often. I haven't figured out how to get the same bulk download capability for a specified ...
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Free Windows Firewall Control Alternative

(Working on Windows 7 64 bit) Looking for a free alternative to Windows Firewall Control where I can block all outgoing connections AND the program alerts whenever there is an outgoing connection ...
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Lightweight browser for Windows 7

I'd like to find a lightweight, fast browser for Windows 7. I would like it to create ONE task, not a gajillion tasks when there are multiple tabs open (see note at bottom of question). Adblocking ...
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Create collage from many images

I'm looking for a straightforward and easy way to make an collage/image grid from a bunch of .jpg files, they're roughly the same size (but not exactly). Basically I want to make an album art ...
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Safe Android Emulator App for Windows

I am searching for an Android Emulator Application for Windows which is safe to login to social media and other accounts. I am not talking about Safe for PC: Whatever information I enter in the ...
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Is there a laptop tracking service like Prey which is open-source?

Prey is free and tracks your laptop, but is proprietary. Are there any open source alternatives? Edit: I'm talking about something which, if your laptop is stolen, you can use to track its location, ...
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Windows OS software for tagging moving files

I am looking for software to tag , sort, by name, date/time, extension over a number of drives by all directories and subdirectories
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free software to remove background noise(Nosie of horns, other public disturbances) from video i shot

Free software to remove background noise(Noise of horns, other public disturbances) from video I shot, I tried Movavi but its free edition doesn't help much.
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GUI (Windows) for portable Git for a beginner

Background: I'm a beginner to Git. I intend to use it to store a small repository on Dropbox on my PC. I have downloaded portable Git (I prefer using portable software when possible). Would love ...
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Mirror Application from Windows to TV?

I have a device called AnyCAST HDMI this one: I already plugged it into my TV. And it appeared like this: And then i tried to use AirMyPC installed inside my Windows 7 computer. Luckily everything ...
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A GUI program to identify file types and fix extensions accordingly

Is there a GUI program that will allow me to determine the true file type of a given set of files and then change their extensions accordingly? The program must: Be a GUI Be able to identify a file'...
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Program to bulk handle files with invalid filenames in Windows

I used Photorec to recover the data from an external HDD that had been partially formatted for a minute or so. The data recovery was successful, but also included over 1000 files that had been ...
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Windows software that allows screenshot, crop and share to be done in few clicks

A lot of text books that I own are in the PDF format. Since PDF doesn't really draw well in Kindle, I follow this procedure PDF -> word (via manual copy pasting) -> Mobi to convert them to ...
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Software to magnify an application

My company is using a few old apps that do not scale well when used with high resolution screens. The GUI elements appear very small, making the users angry. As all those apps are bound to be ...
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Which 3rd party “keyboard shortcut” software shoud I use for Windows?

I want to install a keyboard shortcut software on a Windows 7 system. Mainly if found the following two free alternatives: AutoHotkey (Freeware / Open Source) AutoIt (Freeware / Closed Source) Now ...
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Looking for good DLNA renderer (player) for Windows 7 (32 bit)

I'm looking for good DLNA renderer (player) software, comparable with the standard Windows Media Player for supported formats/codecs but with a few extra features: it should work without visible ...
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voip software to RECEIVE phone calls on computer

I've seen several pieces of software that allow me to make a phone call via the computer, but I would like to find a way to RECEIVE a phone call via the computer while I'm away from home. I'd like it ...
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Windows application to replace icon within another application

I want to replace the default icon in an executable. I'm looking for gratis software to do this that is compatible with windows-7. I strongly prefer portable software, but this is not a requirement. ...
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Windows plugin to always show if a program was started with admin rights?

Is there a software to explicitly show which programs have been started with admin rights on Windows 7? Like by having the software adding a prefix ("Administrator") on other program's titlebar, or (...
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File search tool

I need a tool in which I can import a list of file names, from the clipboard or a text file, and then do a keyword search across a drive or a folder and its sub-folders. I have hundreds of texture ...
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Software for simulating mouse click at a specific position with shortcut key?

I'm looking for a software which lets me simulate left mouse click at specific positions by pressing custom shortcut keys. And I also need to create multiple simulations. For example, I would like to ...
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Software to get basic hardware information from non-technical relative

I want to recommend a relative some upgrades and/or see if some spare parts I have lying around would improve the PC of a relative. I'm having a hard time getting the various models and versions from ...
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Terminal emulator software with a “playback” option

I currently use PuTTY or TeraTerm to communicate with an embedded dev system via UART. On the embedded system we implemented a simple command terminal with a 1-line history, which works great. The ...
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Keep Windows machines in sync on a system level

I have two desktop workstations in different locations for work. Unfortunately there is no way around it. Using a notebook or using one of the machines remotely is not an option for the tasks at hand. ...
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Need an alternative to Comodo Firewall

Please note: This is NOT a duplicate of earlier questions of this sort. As of 2017, market landscape has changed; most solutions historically recommended got discontinued or made paid only. So. After ...
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Monitoring the domains/URLs a Windows application connects to

I am using several Windows applications of which I would like to know which web addresses (usually rather: domains) they are contacting, once I've allowed Windows firewall to let them pass through. ...