Questions tagged [windows-7]

Windows 7 is an operating system produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops, laptops, netbooks, tablet PCs, and media center PCs.

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Using ArcGIS 10 on a virtual machine with OSX

I'm currently using ArcGIS 10 on a Windows 7 64 bit Macbook Pro (2.53 Ghz and 8GB of RAM) using VMWare. However, when I am using ArcGIS I find it quite slow even with Windows 7 (64-bit) optimized for ...
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Running ArcGIS Desktop in 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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Minimizing attribute tables in ArcMap?

Prior to ArcGIS 10.0, I worked on several attribute tables at once and I often minimized them. Now, the attribute tables have no icon to minimize them using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop on our Windows 7 ...
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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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ArcMap, ArcCatalog slow to open on laptop with ample resources?

I have a recent installation or ArcGIS Desktop on a 64 bit Windows 7 Machine, with 8GB ram, intel core i7 processor, and a solid state drive. It takes ~2 min to open either ArcMap or ArcCatalog from ...
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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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E_FAIL when calling ESRI.ArcGIS.Carto.IImageServer.Initialize()?

I am using ArcGIS Engine and Developer Kit 10 on Windows 7. Specifically, I'm writing an ArcObjects console program using Visual C# Express 2008. I am attempting connect to an image server via a URL (...
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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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Creating virtual raster produces gaps along edges in QGIS?

I've got almost 1500 .adf raster files of LiDAR data that I need to merge/mosaic into one raster. The most efficient way that I found was to create a virtual raster of all of the files: gdalbuildvrt -...
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Fresh Install of ArcMap 10.4 Stalls on "Loading Document"

I have just installed the trial version of the ArcGIS for Desktop which contains ArcMap on my Windows 7 Pro 64-bit. I haven't been able to launch ArcMap, ArcScene or ArcGlobe yet. As of ArcMap it ...
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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 now run it on a registered (build 3134, ...
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Does OSGeo4W install 32 bit or 64 bit version of QGIS?

If you are installing QGIS via OSGeo installer on a windows 64 bit OS (XP, vista or 7), does it install a 32 bits or 64 bit version of QGIS? Usually the standalone installer installs a 32 bits ...
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Where can I get ArcView 1.0?

The version is correct 1.0. Not 10.0, 1.0. Will it run on Windows 7?
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Uninstalling ArcGIS Desktop 9.2 to install ArcGIS Desktop 9.3?

I had previously installed ArcGIS 9.2. I uninstalled it to install 9.3. but I am getting error: ArcGIS Desktop 9.2 exists on your machine. You must uninstall ArcGIS Desktop 9.2 before installing ...
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v.kernel is missing under Processing Toolbox GRASS GIS 7 commands

I installed the QGIS Standalone Installer Version 2.14 (64bit), that automatically contains GRASS 7.0.4. I created a map with several layers and rasters in the program called QGIS Desktop 2.14.3 with ...
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Is there limit of 5,000 rasters stored in folder by ArcGIS for Desktop?

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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Getting QGIS to use dedicated graphics card (GPU) over integrated?

does anyone know how i'd be able to get QGIS in either windows or Ubuntu to use the dedicated graphics card over the integrated graphics? I am attempting to speed up the processing of a supervised ...
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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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Starting ArcMap says system clock has been set back more than 24 hours?

In order to test my log4net logging daily, I changed my clock to be 2 days later. When I changed back the clock to normal, I cannot start ArcMap, I get a message: The system clock has been set ...
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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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qgz-projects can't be opened in QGIS 3

I have recently switched to QGIS 3.4.0 and currently, I can't open projects saved in .qgz-format. No error message, no crash, they simply don't open. When I try to load the project a second time, I ...
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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: #!/usr/local/...
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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 shortcuts....
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How to display some contour lines and hide others?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2 to show this contour lines information: http://prntscr.com/4ncvc2 They're displayed with a 10 meter contour interval, but I want to display for example each 50 meters and hide ...
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Getting Mount: Access Denied when installing QGIS on Windows 7

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 ...
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How to customizing the default map scale list in ArcGIS for all users?

How do I customizing the default map scale list in ArcGIS? I can set a list from a text file. The list needs the following format (from comment of @Martin) for example: 1000,000000 10000,000000 ...
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No Saga in QGIS 2.12

After installed QGIS 2.12 I don't have SAGA in Processing Toolbox anymore and I need it bad. Am I blind, can't find it or something went wrong? Any suggestions please? My OS is Win 7 64 bit.
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Install gdal executables

Trying to search for gdal executable versions anywhere like the version from Unofficial Windows Binaries for Python Extension Packages before it was change to wheel but no luck(e.g. GDAL-1.10.1.win-...
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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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Enabling preview pane of Windows Explorer for mxd files?

The preview pane in Windows explorer is an efficient way to have sneakpeak at files without having to open them. It works great for a number of file extensions; images, office documents, pdf, dwg ...
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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 c:\...
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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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Iterate through features of a feature class and buffer them?

I'm currently trying to iterate through the features of a feature class (using an update cursor, because the goal is to ultimately update the field) and buffer each individual segment. I eventually ...
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No module named requests

I'm developing a QGIS Plugin with python. I need to do a request to a REST server. But when I try to use request module "No module named requests" error displayed. requests module is installed in my ...
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Snapshot command not producing high-res image

I'm trying to export an image of my project with a size of several hundred megapixels (32768x16384) via the snapshot command and all I get is an output file with 0 KB and no error message. I can ...
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Installing Rtree on Windows 7 Python 35

I tried installing Rtree on Python35 on my windows 7 machine using the pip install command but ran into this error: OSError: could not find or load spatialindex_c.dll I also tried this and it gave me ...
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Can't import liblas into OSGeo4w Python on Windows machine

I installed the 32-bit version of OSGeo4w with the liblas-python packages on my Windows machine. When I try to import liblas into python, I get an error that no 'liblas' module can be found, even ...
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How to automatically refresh canvas after saving layer edits

After saving a layer edit in QGIS 2.8.2 (Win7) I've to press F5 or change the map section to refresh the canvas. This is quite annoying when working with dynamic PostGIS views. Is there a way to ...
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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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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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Seeking 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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Instruction to import OSM file using PostGIS in windows

I want to import OSM data into a PostGIS database running under windows. After a web search I learned that I should use osmosis. But most of the explanations are for Linux. But I have to use windows. ...
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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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Looking for log file after QGIS startup crash

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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PostgreSQL 'forgot' PostGIS functionality

System details: PostgreSQL 9.3.5 64bit on Windows 7 Ultimate; PostGIS 2.1.3 Two days ago I re-organised my schema structure - effectively moving a series of tables of the form vm[X]YYYYMM.[...
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import arcgisscripting gives ImportError: DLL load failed: %1 is not a valid Win32 application

i am trying to import arcgisscripting and getting following error. Traceback (most recent call last): File "<pyshell#0>", line 1, in <module> import arcgisscripting ImportError: DLL ...
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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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Using ogr2ogr to reproject and rename into shapefile?

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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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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