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Forum: General Discussion 18 Jun 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By papaSmurph
Lost Desktop folder after creating new partition

So I created a new partition E after moving contents from and then deleting G. Seems I didn't relocate the desktop folder and now I can't save things / shortcuts on the desktop or taskbar. And the...
Forum: Tutorials 05 Nov 2010
Replies: 1,633
Views: 3,877,508
Posted By papaSmurph
Thanks Brink...so basically you're saying i can...

Thanks Brink...so basically you're saying i can copy all picture and video files, documents, etc...all the personal stuff, from the windows.old folder after the custom install...is that correct? By...
Forum: Tutorials 05 Nov 2010
Replies: 1,633
Views: 3,877,508
Posted By papaSmurph
alright i've tried to do this repair install and...

alright i've tried to do this repair install and it hangs around 20% of gathering program and system files, etc., then errors out..something like make sure the install source is available and try...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Oct 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 5,428
Posted By papaSmurph
Restore icon for external drive?

Ok this is a minor issue, but annoying nonetheless... How can i restore the icon for my Seagate FreeAgent external drive? The icon is no longer displaying...the icon itself is on the drive, but i...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Oct 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 4,660
Posted By papaSmurph
Yep...already tried the repair functions also...

Yep...already tried the repair functions also...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Oct 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 4,660
Posted By papaSmurph
...yes i'm not doing anything in parallel with...

...yes i'm not doing anything in parallel with Mac or anything else. Just the standard, vanilla installation.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Oct 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 4,660
Posted By papaSmurph
Live Mail won't open...references bad calendar data?

Alright so I'm using the 2011 version of Live Mail and all has been well since install... But now an old problem I saw with the older version is rearing its ugly head again: the program will begin...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,667
Posted By papaSmurph
yeah....ignore that last reply....had some...

yeah....ignore that last reply....had some folders hidden... heh heh...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,667
Posted By papaSmurph
ok, so maybe this is a problem? when i try these...

ok, so maybe this is a problem? when i try these steps:

The fix for this problem seems to be Deleting the file idstore.sst under...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,667
Posted By papaSmurph
thanks, i'll give it a try when i get home from...

thanks, i'll give it a try when i get home from the office tonight... I know there are a lot of wireless networks around me in the neighborhood. But how could a router channel affect a wired...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,667
Posted By papaSmurph
Losing internet connection and/or WLAN

In the last month or so, I've begun having intermittent loss of connection within my home WLAN. Wireless is HP Laptop w/ 7 HP and wired is Dell desktop w/7 HP. Even with both machines awake, they...
Forum: Media Center 17 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,507
Posted By papaSmurph
Thanks guys, but that doesn't do it. The only...

Thanks guys, but that doesn't do it. The only option in the WMC recorder storage setting is choosing either drive C: or (in my case) E:. It does not allow me to pick specific directories, no matter...
Forum: Media Center 16 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,507
Posted By papaSmurph
Change local directly for recorded TV storage

Hi guys,
I know how to change which drive that media center records TV to, but how can i change the directory? SURELY it doesn't HAVE to go in those public/user folders it defaults too? I want to...
Forum: Tutorials 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 142
Views: 201,674
Posted By papaSmurph
hmph! well i guess i was right to begin with,...

hmph! well i guess i was right to begin with, but i just can't imagine WHY they would have dropped that feature from a HOME premium edition when so many home users these days are using wireless...
Forum: Tutorials 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 142
Views: 201,674
Posted By papaSmurph
hi Brink... curious really, any idea why the 7...

hi Brink... curious really, any idea why the 7 Home Premium doesn't support backing up to an external network drive like Vista HP did? i actually didn't notice that feature difference and now have...
Forum: News 26 Oct 2009
Replies: 39
Views: 17,666
Posted By papaSmurph
i want the iso so i can burn to disk and do a...

i want the iso so i can burn to disk and do a clean install, and also have the back up disk of it.
Forum: General Discussion 26 Oct 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By papaSmurph
thanks for confirming my suspicions. Yes the...

thanks for confirming my suspicions. Yes the disks are also Home Premium, so that shouldnt't be an issue. And it turns out the files from Digital River do not contain an actual ISO, they would...
Forum: News 26 Oct 2009
Replies: 39
Views: 17,666
Posted By papaSmurph
i also found this helpful link about creating an...

i also found this helpful link about creating an iso out of the Digital River files:

How to make a DVD of that student-only Windows 7 you bought for $29.99...
Forum: News 26 Oct 2009
Replies: 39
Views: 17,666
Posted By papaSmurph
glad i saw this post, i was going to try mine...

glad i saw this post, i was going to try mine tonight. BUT, can i not use the retail disk i have for another machine (amazon pre-order sale) and just apply the product key purchased through Digital...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Oct 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By papaSmurph
Upgrade question/confirm what i'm thinking?

Hi...i've finished doing a clean install of 7 h.p. on the desktop (retail disks through Amazon pre-order program) and i'm ready to do the same to the laptop. Now, since my wife's grad-school is...
Forum: System Security 16 Jul 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 10,171
Posted By papaSmurph
...Jacee, you're using the paid version ... are...

...Jacee, you're using the paid version ... are you saying there are also no problems with the FREE version?
Forum: System Security 16 Jul 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 10,171
Posted By papaSmurph
Hmm, I guess I'll try again when i get home...

Hmm, I guess I'll try again when i get home later, but i'm sure its the latest version on the CNET site... It wouldn't matter that i'm running the x64 version of 7 would it?
Forum: System Security 16 Jul 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 10,171
Posted By papaSmurph
Avira compatible with 7?

The title of the thread says/asks it all really.... Is there not a Win 7 compatible version of Avira? I downloaded and installed from CNET as per my usual choice and it does appear to install but...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jul 2009
Replies: 66
Views: 5,209
Posted By papaSmurph
Also bought the Home Premium upgrade through...

Also bought the Home Premium upgrade through Amazon...applied 25$ gift 'card' and only paid a final price of $24.99! Can't beat that. No tax, no shipping... But if you want to pay for shipping,...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jun 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,087
Posted By papaSmurph
Should I install 64-bit or stick with 32 when I upgrade

Ok, so I pre-ordered 7 through Amazon and paid $24.99 after applying a gift "card"!! Now my question is whether to go ahead and do the 64 bit version. I understand the memory usage capability...
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