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Forum: Microsoft Office 04 Mar 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 50,909
Posted By rattwater
I am no expert here, and I would rely on captain...

I am no expert here, and I would rely on captain Jack for the correct answer, but it seems to me that you may well be a little confused between "windows 7", (your operating system), & " Microsoft...
Forum: Microsoft Office 03 Mar 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 50,909
Posted By rattwater
Captain Jack Sparrow… You are a genius! That...

Captain Jack Sparrow… You are a genius! That works a treat! I wonder why they would have that default setting? There was another member, hxl7, who appears to be having a similar problem in an...
Forum: Microsoft Office 03 Mar 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 21,545
Posted By rattwater
Hi hxl7. Did you ever resolve this issue? ...

Hi hxl7. Did you ever resolve this issue? Please have a look at my posting today titled "Excel files are not opening". It sounds like it could be the same problem, or very similar anyway. ...
Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Mar 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 50,909
Posted By rattwater
Excel files are not opening

I love the new taskbar and the "right click" on a pinned programme to access recent files & pinned files. However, while this feature works perfectly for Word, when I try to open an excel file from...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Feb 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 6,701
Posted By rattwater
It's looking more like a trip to the local store...

It's looking more like a trip to the local store to buy a new one. But it is frustrating to fail on those matters. In response to your advice, I have again cleaned the drive on a mac via...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Feb 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 6,701
Posted By rattwater
Thanks for your continuing interest and support...

Thanks for your continuing interest and support guys. I downloaded the Active@Kill… app, windows version, and fired it up. Unfortunately, it also failed to recognise the western digital drive. I...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 6,701
Posted By rattwater
Okay. I will download the Active@Kill… app and...

Okay. I will download the Active@Kill… app and see what happens. As you say, nothing to lose.Ta
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 6,701
Posted By rattwater
For your information, this is the response that I...

For your information, this is the response that I received from western digital. Should I still go ahead with the Active@Kill… download?

Dear Robert,

Thank you for your reply.

You can...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 6,701
Posted By rattwater
Thanks for your further encouragement. I will...

Thanks for your further encouragement. I will persist. We must beat it. But before I download that Active@Kill… How will it be able to see the drive in order to do its thing if I can't see it...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 6,701
Posted By rattwater
I tried all those things, but to no effect. So I...

I tried all those things, but to no effect. So I e-mailed the question off to western digital. They informed me that this drive is not supported by windows 7.!!$! End of story. Questioning...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 6,701
Posted By rattwater
Thanks for the suggestion, but I still could not...

Thanks for the suggestion, but I still could not see the WD drive under "disk management". I then reconnected to a Mac, deleted all the FILES and tried re formatting to FAT 32, but my PC was still...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Feb 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 6,701
Posted By rattwater
wd usb hard drive from Mac to PC

I have a western digital USB hard drive model WD1200U017-001 that is now redundant from my wife's Mac Computer, where she had been using it on her "time machine" backup. I would now like to use it...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,368
Posted By rattwater
Thanks guys. Problem now solved! The...

Thanks guys. Problem now solved!

The difficulty that I was having in unchecking the " hidden" box that I had mistakenly checked in the first place, was that I could no longer see my user file in...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,368
Posted By rattwater
Doing a system restore sounded like a great idea....

Doing a system restore sounded like a great idea. I certainly got excited when it appeared to be going through the restoring process. However, on restart, it claimed that it could not complete the...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,368
Posted By rattwater
Thanks Shawn. I followed that through, via...

Thanks Shawn. I followed that through, via lusrmgr.msc However, I found that my "hidden"?? user account (Robert) was in fact not disabled. The administrator account was, so I enabled that. Shut...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,368
Posted By rattwater
user account

i have just accidently hidden my user account. How do i unhide it ? Windows 7 ultimate. :cry:
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