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Forum: General Discussion 16 Mar 2014
Replies: 5
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Posted By dkperez
OK, today, I have a data signal, so I can get...

OK, today, I have a data signal, so I can get back to this....

As for the updates - it "said" there were 13 important updates. When I checked in Programs, there were dozens of "updates" applied...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Mar 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By dkperez
It appears I have no system restore points on...

It appears I have no system restore points on this laptop.

I was apparently mistaken in my thinking that MS would do a restore point BEFORE installing updates...

As far as the updates... I...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Mar 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By dkperez
Toshiba Qosmio Laptop JUST STARTED crashing on sleep

I thought I'd found a topic in this forum about crashing when the laptop goes to sleep, but I can't find it now...

Laptop is a couple years old. HAS ALWAYS WORKED FINE....... DID NOT CRASH ON...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By dkperez
Thanks so much for your help. I know I'm old and...

Thanks so much for your help. I know I'm old and stodgy, but I"m amazed at how poor Microsoft support has apparently gotten... Although, I rarely call them. It's awesome that the forum was able...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By dkperez
Downloaded, ran, rebooted twice, reran...

Downloaded, ran, rebooted twice, reran diagnostic. Here it is...

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By dkperez
Yes, Windows is currently activated.... I don't...

Yes, Windows is currently activated.... I don't understand what's going on either....

I ran A iata_enu.exe before I talked to Microsoft, but I'll grab the one you recommended and try it again...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By dkperez
OK, I ran the software...... Here's the output......

OK, I ran the software...... Here's the output... I sure hope it turns out to be something simple and stupid 'cause otherwise I'm going to have to trash the system and reinstall, which won't be...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By dkperez
To continue the saga (haven't done the thing in...

To continue the saga (haven't done the thing in the one reply yet)...

Just for giggles, I went into the system page where it says "change product code" and pressed that. It took me to the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By dkperez
"Not Genuine Windows"

I recently received the "Your computer is not running genuine Windows"... And, (I suspect) like umpteen others I was told I had to download the "required Windows Validations Components". Which I...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Mar 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By dkperez
I read that the other day, but I don't think I...

I read that the other day, but I don't think I translated it into actually getting the thing in all the folders... I'll reread and try to pay attention!
Forum: General Discussion 18 Mar 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By dkperez
I don't know. I didn't know that program...

I don't know. I didn't know that program existed. I'll give it a try......

Worst case, I'll need to go into the registry and add the command. One problem I have is I don't know the location of...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Mar 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By dkperez
Adding a program to Folder and/or Disk context menu

I suspect this is in here somewhere, but I haven't found it.

Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit.

When I right-click on a disk or folder, in the context menu that pops up, I'd like to add a program...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,313
Posted By dkperez
Yes, there's a homegroup set up......... ...

Yes, there's a homegroup set up.........

THIS USED TO WORK..... I pranged Office so badly I ended up having to re-install Windows 7 on the laptop. Now I can't get the Syncback from the desktop...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,313
Posted By dkperez
Copying files from desktop to laptop and vice versa?

I have a desktop running Windows 7 professional 64-bit.
I have a laptop running Windows 7 Home 64-bit.

I want to share partitions on the laptop so I can copy files (generally using Syncback) from...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jan 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,102
Posted By dkperez
Yup, indexing is on. It's not the "search"...

Yup, indexing is on. It's not the "search" fault, it used to work. "I" did something when messing around with context menus and clobbered the search. I"ll try snowdude's information and see if I...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,102
Posted By dkperez
OK, I finally used the brute force and massive...

OK, I finally used the brute force and massive ignorance method... Uninstalled Ransack 64. Rebooted. Manually deleted all the folders and files in both program locations. Installed the 32-bit...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,102
Posted By dkperez
Plain, ordinary, PC box. As I said originally -...

Plain, ordinary, PC box. As I said originally - running Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit.

So, does ANYBODY KNOW how to put a command into the context menu for a drive?
There's gotta be a SIMPLE...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,102
Posted By dkperez
>My Agent Ransack searches C: from the context...

>My Agent Ransack searches C: from the context menu - do you have anything >ticked in the options menu, I don't. Perhaps it is because I run as admin but >unlikely.

I BELIEVE mine USED TO run...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,102
Posted By dkperez
>Are you able to use the Search off of the start...

>Are you able to use the Search off of the start button?

No, I can't even run it from the start button. I get the same error. I've apparently clobbered some association and need to put it back,...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,650
Posted By dkperez
I understand the external is a viable option. ...

I understand the external is a viable option. Unfortunately, as I said in the OP, my wife does not wish to "mess with" external disks... She'd just like her laptop backed up on a regular basis, to...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,102
Posted By dkperez
I just downloaded everything. It looks awfully...

I just downloaded everything. It looks awfully basic...

Can someone tell me HOW to get the MS search reconnected to the top level context menu? If I can find that out, I may be able to figure...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,650
Posted By dkperez
Backup laptop with only 1 partition to desktop across network

I have a desktop system running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit that I back up nightly. Periodically, I remove one of my backups (there are two sets), and move it off site. So, the desktop is pretty...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,102
Posted By dkperez
No application for search and How add Agent Ransack to disk context?

Running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit.

When you right-click while on a folder in Windows Explorer, "search" isn't working. It complains that "This file does not have a program associated with...
Forum: General Discussion 19 May 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,673
Posted By dkperez
I don't know where my reply went, but I suspect...

I don't know where my reply went, but I suspect it got lost in limbo - I was using the laptop from the road.....

Anyhow, the laptop hasn't been calibrated, so I don't think that should make any...
Forum: General Discussion 09 May 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,673
Posted By dkperez
Laptop with slow disk access

I don't know if this is an O/S problem, a hardware thing, or what, but I figure this is a good place to start....

I"ve got a several month old Toshiba X505 870 with I5-720CPU, 4GB of memory and...
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