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Forum: General Discussion 06 Sep 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 8,984
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Oh B*g**r. I suppose I'll have to start a new...

Oh B*g**r. I suppose I'll have to start a new thread.
I did all of the above; took ownership; rebooted; and I still cant copy or edit the file.
Honestly!!!

Eventually I had to use unlocker to...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Sep 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 8,984
Posted By Rincewindwiz
I know this is an old post but I just want to add...

I know this is an old post but I just want to add ,my support for BanStoningWOmen attitude to the whole security piece in Windows. It wouldn't be so bad if you could just turn it of (and accept the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Sep 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Rincewindwiz
I don't recall ever seeing an IE10 install (but I...

I don't recall ever seeing an IE10 install (but I guess it must have been there in one of the big packs of Windows updates).

Now. if you fancy a challenge, I have a problem with an SSD...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Sep 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Checking each of the prerequisites, I find no...

Checking each of the prerequisites, I find no record of kb2670838 being installed. SO I have downloaded the KB installer and installed it.
Rebooted
Then downloaded IE10 installer and tried to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Sep 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Rincewindwiz
PS I notice that, bizarrely, I now have an entry...

PS I notice that, bizarrely, I now have an entry in the select OS to boot list) entitles NST Mac OS X.
No idea how it got there, what it measn or how to get rid of it
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Sep 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Well I didn't read your message in time and did...

Well I didn't read your message in time and did them all in one hit (longer down the pub :-)
All went fine except, guess what, IE 10 failed.,
Log attached. 331963
Now what?! MAC OS? (see PS...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Sep 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Rincewindwiz
OK So 1. Repair install (in progress) 2....

OK So
1. Repair install (in progress)
2. Windows update
then report back?

Just time for a quick trip down to the pub!!!
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Sep 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Rincewindwiz
hhhmmm - Well I'll give it a go (but am less than...

hhhmmm - Well I'll give it a go (but am less than optimistic) as it takes less effort than we have expended on this thread so far and report back.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Sep 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Rincewindwiz
When I first started with computers, we used to...

When I first started with computers, we used to program them by plugging wires into a board. DOS and I are old enemies!!

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Sep 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Rincewindwiz
It seems I have the required dll its just ion the...

It seems I have the required dll its just ion the wrong place.
In all I have
6.2.9200.16570 size 1505280 in...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Sep 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Why dont I just download that dll version and...

Why dont I just download that dll version and overwrite the current one? Or is that likely to make things worse :-(
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Sep 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Rincewindwiz
KB 2838140 was installed. (BTW, is there an easy...

KB 2838140 was installed. (BTW, is there an easy way of finding a windows update other than searching by eye through the list which does not even seem to be sorted!)

So rebooted installed etc etc...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 03 Sep 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Rincewindwiz
CBS log file in origonal post. Checksur.log...

CBS log file in origonal post.

Checksur.log follows

HTH

=================================
Checking System Update Readiness.
Binary Version 6.1.7601.22471
Package Version 25.0
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 Sep 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Thx for reply. Logs attached. There were...

Thx for reply.
Logs attached.

There were two windows update logs in \Windows. One dates ysterday and one dated today (though I am not aware of any windows update running!). I have attached...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Sep 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Windows Update fails with error 9C59 on IE11

WIndows Update - again :-(
WIndows 7 Ultimate X64 on HP Envy DV6!!. Ive been installing Win 7 for the last couple of days (!). Nearly at the end with all updates OK except IE11

Windows update...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 May 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By Rincewindwiz
it seems that the RDP file I was using as a...

it seems that the RDP file I was using as a starting point (W7 default.rdp) had defined the rdp window explicitly (desktopwidth:i:640 desktopheight:i:700). Not surprisingly this overrode any smart...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 May 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By Rincewindwiz
How do I get Remote Desktop app to use the correct font/spacing?

I have a VFP program which uses Letter Gothic Line font (a fixed width font)
It runs happily on machine A (W7) and uses the correct font.
It runs happily on machine B (W7) and uses the correct...
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 May 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Hi Thanks for the reply. I managed to solve...

Hi

Thanks for the reply. I managed to solve the problem and should have reported back in case others are interested.




It seems that Web Apps behind a router require extra ports to be...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Apr 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Cannot Access Web Apps Behind Router

Hi,
I have W7 Ultimate sitting on a LAN with some other PCs.
I have published a WebApp for use with Terminal Services on one of these PCs
On the LAN I can enter the IP address of the PC with the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Mar 2014
Replies: 90
Views: 13,520
Posted By Rincewindwiz
I have different PCs with different users and...

I have different PCs with different users and different requirements.
For my use, all internet traffic through the VPN is good.

For another user, it is unacceptable and they need a split tunnel....
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Mar 2014
Replies: 90
Views: 13,520
Posted By Rincewindwiz
This is because of the subnet mask I presume? ...

This is because of the subnet mask I presume?


This doesn't (like much of this stuff!) make any sense. It was not necessary when we got got working the first time so why now
And (I presume) it...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Mar 2014
Replies: 90
Views: 13,520
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Actually, I think I'll give up at this stage....

Actually, I think I'll give up at this stage. I've learned a lot about networks (and even more about what I dont know about networks). You've helped me to get it to work and with a bit of patience I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Mar 2014
Replies: 90
Views: 13,520
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Excellent English as with all Dutch people The...

Excellent English as with all Dutch people
The VPN network is a work network
I've set password protected sharing to off (it was on)

But I dont think that is the problem. The new client PC...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Mar 2014
Replies: 90
Views: 13,520
Posted By Rincewindwiz
No. When I use it from overseas I may be on a...

No. When I use it from overseas I may be on a strange PC so I disconnected one VPN, set a VPN up on another PC that was (I think) identical to see if that worked. Apparently not!!


I want the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Mar 2014
Replies: 90
Views: 13,520
Posted By Rincewindwiz
But just one small hiccup. I set up another...

But just one small hiccup.

I set up another connection to this VPN from a friend's PC (only real difference is different logon name and password)
The connection connected fine but then from the...
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