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Forum: General Discussion 22 Aug 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 7,071
Posted By James Colbert
Have you run a full MSE ...

Have you run a full MSE (http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security_essentials/default.aspx)and Malwarebytes (http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free) scan (both free)?
Forum: General Discussion 22 Aug 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 7,071
Posted By James Colbert
Hi Art. Speculating, but the first thing that...

Hi Art. Speculating, but the first thing that comes to mind is icon corruption? This may help:

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/49819-icon-cache-rebuild.html
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Aug 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 25,533
Posted By James Colbert
Hi jcasney. Welcome :). You can also just...

Hi jcasney. Welcome :).

You can also just turn System Restore off, as that will remove all existing restore points. You can then turn it back on:
...
Forum: System Security 16 Aug 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By James Colbert
Also, Electronic Arts (EA) games will check for...

Also, Electronic Arts (EA) games will check for and download updates at startup unless you disable the downloader via msconfig.

You might also set AutoRuns...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Aug 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By James Colbert
This method may be of use: ...

This method may be of use:

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/668-system-recovery-options.html
Forum: General Discussion 14 Aug 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 19,465
Posted By James Colbert
Any disconnected network resources (i.e., a...

Any disconnected network resources (i.e., a shortcut to a network resource or mapped drive not present?
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 6,346
Posted By James Colbert
This link might be helpful: Internet...

This link might be helpful:

Internet security settings prevents one or more files from being opened...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,432
Posted By James Colbert
I myself prefer to have the control available to...

I myself prefer to have the control available to me via Windows. Mac has always been an OS for those who either don't have the know-how or desire to do much beyond just using the machine. I like...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 11,357
Posted By James Colbert
If all is indexed, try searching the drive or...

If all is indexed, try searching the drive or partition you know it's on from Windows Explorer search box.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 11,357
Posted By James Colbert
As mentioned, you likely need to add the location...

As mentioned, you likely need to add the location to indexing. If you already have, it will take time to index. Here's a good link on configuring search:
...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Aug 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 10,894
Posted By James Colbert
I'm not really clear on which machine won't allow...

I'm not really clear on which machine won't allow share access, or if it's both, but try creating an account for the laptop on the desktop and vice-versa, so that when you log in from one to the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Aug 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 10,894
Posted By James Colbert
AFAIK, you must have a password on each machine...

AFAIK, you must have a password on each machine to connect over a network. Since you don't want to have to login to the laptop everytime you boot, you could always Log on Automatically...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,023
Posted By James Colbert
I'm not in possession of the laptop at the...

I'm not in possession of the laptop at the moment...once I got it online, he needed it to finish some work. I can get it back this evening if necessary.

But:

Seth: Wouldn't restoring the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,023
Posted By James Colbert
Hi Brady. Thanks for your comments. Why would...

Hi Brady. Thanks for your comments. Why would this affect only his laptop and not the other two?
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,023
Posted By James Colbert
Laptop 'suddenly' lost network, IPconfig...

Having lost his internet, a neighbor brought his laptop (Vista SP2, Atheros Wireless) to me last night. His Connection tooltip weirdly stated: Unidentified (Smith wireless).

Network Center...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Aug 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,672
Posted By James Colbert
Thanks for the update :)!

Thanks for the update :)!
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Aug 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,672
Posted By James Colbert
This thread may be of use, although if you're not...

This thread may be of use, although if you're not too invested in your current install, it may indeed be easier to reinstall. But still, the link below has a lot of good advice that could be...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Aug 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,705
Posted By James Colbert
Wishmaster is right on target. Having the CDs is...

Wishmaster is right on target. Having the CDs is the best way, and also gives you a 'master library' as backup. But, if you are buying and downloading the mp3s, it is pointless to convert them up, as...
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Jul 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,672
Posted By James Colbert
Hi smitty. Welcome to the forums :). You...

Hi smitty. Welcome to the forums :).

You could specifically deny access to those users or the group they belong to:
...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,902
Posted By James Colbert
First question: By 'bootable USB drive', do you...

First question: By 'bootable USB drive', do you mean that this drive has Windows on it? If not, what? The NTLDR error tells me this drive is not bootable. But really, the simplest method would be to...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,318
Posted By James Colbert
Hi Daryl, Perhaps someone will come along...

Hi Daryl,

Perhaps someone will come along with a definitive answer, but given what you've posted, I think my first step would be to run a System File Check...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,705
Posted By James Colbert
Hi Pheonix220. Welcome :). Daemon Tools is...

Hi Pheonix220. Welcome :).

Daemon Tools is a disk emulator, which means that it will create 'images' or ISOs from a CD or other source and can then "mount" it so that it appears to be a physical...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Jul 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 9,670
Posted By James Colbert
Hi gamehedz :). Thanks for the post. Could I...

Hi gamehedz :). Thanks for the post. Could I impose on you to post the link? It might help someone googling for the solution.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Jul 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,783
Posted By James Colbert
Shop around, you might find a better price, but...

Shop around, you might find a better price, but if it serves your purposes, you may think it worth the price.

If not, have you considered adding a powered USB hub? That would solve your USB...
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Jul 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,175
Posted By James Colbert
Look for https in the address bar (minus...

Look for https in the address bar (minus underline and bold blue). Some browsers display a padlock in the address or status bar.

The thing with wireless is that there is no such thing as 'totally...
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