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How to run ArcGIS in a virtual machine?

I'm trying to run ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 in a Windows 7 (32bit) virtual machine. I don't have any native Microsoft Windows available. I'm using VirtualBox from Oracle for virtualization in a native linux ...
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Do ModelBuilder or Geoprocessing tasks run slower if screen locked?

Is it true if you are running ModelBuilder or a geoprocessing task on a large raster\vector dataset then locking the computer would that cause the ModelBuilder or any geoprocessing to run slower? Is ...
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Increasing speed of Python scripts using arcpy

Update 4/11/2014 It looks like the script was getting hung up on the Delete Features tool, so I switched to Truncate Table, as suggested in the answer below. I also removed the unused variables from ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Model cannot be transferred between Win7 and Win8 machines

We created a model (created in a file geodatabase) using Model Builder on a trial version of ArcGIS 10.1 (build 3035, License: Advanced). We are trying to ...
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How can I fix QGIS 1.8.0 Spit Plugin “connection failed”?

I want to import shp to to postgreSQL with the spit plugin. Testing the database connection to my PostGIS database ist successfully (I already imported layers with this connection via the "add postGIS ...
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Does OSGeo4W install a 32 bit or 64 bit version of QGIS?

I just want to know if you are installing Qgis via OSGeo installer on a windows 64 bits OS (XP, vista or 7) Does it install a 32 bits or 64 bits version of QGIS? Usually the stand alone installer ...
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Installing pgRouting in Windows 7

Can you please help me out in Installing pgRouting in Windows 7 64-bit version. I have been trying it for days. Since I am completely new to this please provide me the initial requirements and steps ...
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Rasters stored in folder: Is there a limit at 5,000?

I have a python script that creates batches of ~6,000 cost distance rasters. These rasters are intermediate data that will be summarized in another process. Output is stored in plain old folders. ...
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Is there a silent installation command without the desktop shortcuts? [closed]

I installed QGIS with Microsoft SCCM 2012 and I want to make a silent install without desktop shortcuts. I managed to do a silent install with / S but I found no s command to delete desktop ...
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How to handle “Mount: Access Denied” when installing QGIS on Win7?

I tried to install qgis on my laptop with Windows 7 Professional and it is a 64 bit machine. after going through the procedure described below I got the message "Mount Access Denied". What is going ...
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Can ArcGIS Desktop or ArcPad use the Windows Location Provider?

Are there any plans for ArcGIS Desktop or ArcMap to get the GPS Coordinates via the 'Windows Location Provider' in Windows 7/8 instead of reading a virtual com port?
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Geoserver, Arc 10 or Windows 7 problem?

I wonder if you can help me resolve a problem. I have given access to a WMS served up through Geoserver to various members of staff and it works fine on Arc 10 running on Windows XP. However I get an ...
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Python script (ArcPy) crashing one machine, but works on others?

I have been woking on a script that will select parcels that are within a particular ArcGIS 10.1 data driven page, create a list out of those parcels, and then populate a text element within my MXD ...
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Why does AddGeometryColumn error using the libspatialite-2 DLL with pysqlite2?

What I'm trying to achieve is to create a geometry column of a point based on the latitude and longitude of that particular row in the already created table. Given the following code: ...
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Has anyone compiled QGis for 64-bit Windows 7?

It seems to me that a 64-bit build would be a much desired version. Has it been done or are there Qt 64-bit compiler issues blocking the way?
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ArcGIS 10.2 Windows 7 only uses 4Gb of RAM [duplicate]

I have 16Gb and have installed 64-bit background processing, but ArcMap seems to only be able to access 4Gb. I can use more in total with other programs. Is there a setting somewhere in Windows or ...
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OpenGeo Suite Dashboard Not Showing Up

I installed the OpenGeo Suite in my computer running Windows 7 Home Edition. When I installed it, I checked the box "launch OpenGeo Suite" and it ran. After installing several other software (XAMPP, ...
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ArcPy x64 - Create Enterprise Geodatabase in SQL Server Fails

I'm using ArcGIS Desktop Standard 10.1 SP1 on Windows 7 SP1 x64. SQL Server Native Client 11.0 is installed for both 32 bit and 64 bit. I've also got SQL Server 2012 x64 installed (client tools and ...
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Applying osm2pgsql .diff patch in windows 7

When attempting to run osm2pgsql in command prompt, I ran into the password prompt as described here. This requires installing a patch. I'm unfamiliar on how to install a .diff patch on Windows 7. Do ...
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oracle 10 connection on arcgis 10, windows 7

I have problem odbc connection on arcgis 10, oracle 10 and windows 7. odbc connection on windows, running well. but when arcgis conection via arcatalog, appear error "Test connection error because of ...
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How to install ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop on Windows 7 (64bit)?

I am going to install ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2 but I cannot find a tutorial about how to do that! Does anyone have any advice on how to install this software?
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QGIS Dev install issues

I need to use some of the new functionality in the Dev build and just can not install it on our windows 7, 64 bit machines. It works fine on my personal windows 8 laptop but I can't get it to work at ...
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How to change GDAL version in QGIS to get ECW import to work

I’ve previously been successful in importing ecw into QGIS 2.0 but the same methods (for example How to add *.ecw files to QGIS 2.0 on Windows?) have failed with a fresh install of QGIS 2.2 with ...
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how to start qgis with --configpath option on windows

how can I start QGIS on Windows 7 with the --configpath option? I'm used to work with Linux where this procedure is very very simple (just write in a terminal qgis --configpath) with all the options. ...
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QGIS 2.0.1.3 (Dufour) and 2..2.0.1 (Valmiera) 64 Bit versions: uninstall not completely possible, crashes at exit

haven't tried the stackexchange page before, but since I can't find information on this problem: I can't completely uninstall QGIS, I want to do a complete, clean reinstall, but whenever I start the ...
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How to restore the table window in ArcMap 10.2 (stuck in maximized view)

I've somehow managed to maximize the table window in ArcMap 10.2 (after choosing > Open Attribute Table from the TOC). Whenever this window opens, it's maximized, and I can't see an option to restore ...
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How to uninstall PostgreSQL Server on localhost and reinstall with new user and password?

On Windows 7, I'd like to install a brand new, fresh installation of PostgreSQL/PostGIS on a laptop, and wipe ALL the localhost servers, users, data and passwords clean, and then reinstall as if it ...
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QGIS 1.8 startup crash - looking for a log file

I have a problem with QGIS 1.8 with OSGEO4W installer (windows 7 - 64 bit). QGIS crash on startup, it shows the splash screen and then nothing. I have updated from an old 1.7.4 QGIS version. I have ...
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Unable to use kartograph.py

This is probably a very simple fix. I was able to download and install the Kartograph.py library. When I call it from the command line I am getting: kartograph is not an external command Usually ...
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Trying to install SpatiaLite 4.3 with SQLite 3.8 on Windows 7

I'm new to the open-source GIS database world, and am trying to have SpatiaLite installed on my Windows 7 machine. I downloaded SQLite 3.8.2 and unpacked the 3 files in a newly created folder ...
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How can I get the plugin manager “get more” icon?

I am fairly new to QGIS and i was looking to add more plugins to the core provided in version 2.0 I read the user manual provided by QGIS and found out that there should be an icon "get more" ...
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Microsoft Visual C++ Crash when build qgis 1.8.0 Windows 7 64bit

I have a problem building the source of qgis1.8.0 in Windows 7 64bit. i am trying to follow this instructions in this page: ...
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issues using ogr2ogr to reproject and rename into shp

I'm trying to reproject, move from tab to shp and rename all the .tab contained in a folder tree using ogr2ogr. I'm working with Windows 7, QGIS 1.8 installed with advanced OsGeo4w and gdal 1.9.2. I ...
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Add-ons on GRASS (win7)

Can someone help me to install an add-on for GRASS 6.4.3RC3, on Windows 7? I tried several approaches, but wasn't able to install the add-on. I found several topics here and on the web but the ...
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VS 2008 qgis win libraries

I am building an app using qgis in Windows 7 with VS 2008. It was diagnosed that I must have the wrong versions of the libraries because of a potential name mangling problem. I have 12 unresolved ...
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ArcGIS No font options for Character symbol

I can't get the font options to display when trying to use character symbol in ArcMap. This problem is local to my machine only. See screenshot below. ArcMap 10.2.2 & Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit ...
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Features in .shp can't be identified & won't render

Using QGIS 2.4.0 on Windows 7 Service pack 1. I have several .shp's, all polygons, that give me the following problem: 293 features are listed in the metadata and shown in the attribute table but the ...
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QGIS crash when selecting a Select Single Feature in attribute table

I'm loading several layers, styles and setting up some layer relations in a plugin that I execute. Once this is done I manually 'Select Singe Feature' on my map, switch to the "non-table view" in the ...
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QGIS crashes when digitizing new fetaures

I can't currently digitize polygon features in QGIS 2.01 or 2.3. I can draw a set of points but as soon as I right click to finish the system crashes. It still works fine in 1.8. Windows 7 64
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Problem with QGIS unable to access virtual drive

After a motherboard failure I have had to reinstall QGIS Dufour on a Windows 7 laptop. As I share data with a desktop machine I use LiveDrive briefcase as a virtual drive. With all versions of QGIS I ...
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Where is the network message log tab in QGIS on Windows7?

I want to find out what web requests is QGIS exactly sending to my web server when it connects to a WMS and WFS layer. In my Linux installation of QGIS 2.0 I can see three tabs in the Log Messages ...
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Trying to compile QGIS but it complains it can't find QGIS library

I'm trying to compile QGIS in Windows7 with a MSYS, with the objective of making a QGIS Windows App using the API. I am using this document. I'm using CMake-GUI and it gives the error Warning ...
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ArcGIS (ArcObjects) Windows 7 - 64 bit -support

I have been developing with ArcGIS Cross Platform C++ SDK (with Qt 4.8.2) on 32 bit Windows XP SP3 (development machine). I used to use MapTool Control within ArcObjects on the development machine. ...
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How to load a raster from in-memory bitmap (not from file) into PostgreSQL

I have a bitmap in memory that I would like to load as a raster to PostgreSQL. An unfavorable option is saving the bitmap to file and then use raster2pgsql, but as we have several cameras that ...
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system runtime error from ArcHydro [duplicate]

I am getting the below error during execution of archydro. "system runtime interoperservices com exception (0x80004005): error HRESULT E_FAIL" I tried all options available on internet to solve this ...
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What does Error [sqlite3_rtree_geometry_callback is not found] mean in qgis 1.8 with windows 7 64 bit? [closed]

qgis1.8 does not open. I get a message that sqlite3_rtree_geometry_callback is not found
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QGIS 1.8 crashes when exporting from print composer to image on Windows 7

My question is similar to QGIS Crashes when writing to PDF. Today, when I try to export to image, QGIS crashes. I've tried opening a new composer to no avail. This is the problem signature: Problem ...
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GDAL_CALC works but I get a python error at the end of each process that prevents automation

Python 3.4.1, GDAL 1.11.0, OSGEO4W, Windows 7, OSGEO4W Windows Shell All 64-bit (ArcGIS is installed as well 10.2 with Python 2.7) So gdal_translate works fine. gdal_calc provides perfect ...
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How to create NSIS installer QGIS with Microsoft Visual C++?

I want to know, there is a way to generate QGIS NSIS installer with a Release build generated with Microsoft Visual C++? It is possible to generate the installer in Windows Operating system?
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Run this module in GRASS 6.4.3 command line in Windows 7 or QGIS Grass Module

I have GRASS 6.4.3 running and working in windows. I would like to use this script (http://grasswiki.osgeo.org/wiki/AVHRR) Scroll down to Import to see the code. I have the correct EPSG set but ...