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    How to unsort processes in Windows Task Manager?

    I had installed Process Explorer, but it didn't seem to be showing me processes running in real time (as opposed to what I see, which is a very detailed history of launches, and I didn't think I could kill a process from within it, which just isn't convenient. I see I can exclude Registry...
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    How to unsort processes in Windows Task Manager?

    I am in the midst of a several-day attempt to track down some strange behavior in Win7 Professional x64. My question today: When I open Task Manager to the Processes tab, the entries are still sorted by the last selection I made (which in my case is User Name). I want to see the processes in...
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    Win 7 Pro 32 won't see network, won't honor static IPv4

    Although this thread is eighteen months old, I see that I never posted the solution. Here's what it was: Since our workplace uses fixed IPs, the router does not serve DHCP. Apparently, when Win7 connects to a network that doesn't assign DHCP, it sets the network type to Public. This triggers a...
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    Docked laptop using screen as second display

    Win 7 Pro x64 NVIDIA Quadro K1000M For the six months that I've owned this Lenovo W530, it's worked this way: I bring it home, put it in the dock (closed), and I use my external keyboard and display. Yesterday, for no reason I know of, I couldn't get any video signal to the monitor. In an...
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    Win 7 Pro 32 won't see network, won't honor static IPv4

    I'm posting this at a couple of Windows networking forums. We set up three new terminals this week at the office; they're all running Win 7 Pro 32-bit. I set them all up simultaneously (literally sat at a desk and entered the same keystrokes at each of them), so I don't see any obvious...
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