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Forum: Tutorials 26 Apr 2012
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Posted By tangentjohn
Sounds like you sent winmail.exe to your desktop?...

Sounds like you sent winmail.exe to your desktop? You send a SHORTCUT to it to your desktop. The exe file must reside right where it is to work.
Right click it> create shortcut> then send the...
Forum: Tutorials 14 Feb 2012
Replies: 1,577
Views: 783,814
Posted By tangentjohn
You are doomed. Not really, it CAN be done, but...

You are doomed. Not really, it CAN be done, but my experience is that when all is said and done... it isn't worth it, and it'll always give you grief. I've found Thunderbird to be a satisfactory...
Forum: Tutorials 19 May 2011
Replies: 1,577
Views: 783,814
Posted By tangentjohn
Contacting Microsoft

Here is the letter I posted to Microsoft useing the address you provided.

Thanks for the address, and I encourage EVERYBODY to exert their influence to correct this absurd decison to cripple...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Mar 2011
Replies: 1,577
Views: 783,814
Posted By tangentjohn
Import funtion from Windows Mail

OK I found an add-on that allowed me to import my mail from windows mail.
It is here. https://nic-nac-project.org/~kaosmos/mboximport-en.html They make it look really complicated but you really only...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Mar 2011
Replies: 1,577
Views: 783,814
Posted By tangentjohn
@Pete39 Well, that pretty much brought me to a...

@Pete39 Well, that pretty much brought me to a screeching halt. There is no import function to get my addresses or emails into Thunderbird from Windows Mail. I transferred the address by sending...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Mar 2011
Replies: 1,577
Views: 783,814
Posted By tangentjohn
@Pete39 Thanks for you research and input....

@Pete39 Thanks for you research and input. Getting ready to download Thunderbird now to check it out. I'm tired of the fight with Windows Mail (do NOT understand why Microsoft dropped it. stupid...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Mar 2011
Replies: 1,577
Views: 783,814
Posted By tangentjohn
Really it is true, you cannot buy a NEW computer...

Really it is true, you cannot buy a NEW computer at a typical store which has Vista. However, you will find no difficulty in finding a new or refurbished computer on line which does. AND save...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Mar 2011
Replies: 1,577
Views: 783,814
Posted By tangentjohn
Vista windows mail

Really it is true, you cannot buy a NEW computer at a typical store which has Vista. However, you will find no difficulty in finding a new or refurbished computer on line which does. AND save...
Forum: Tutorials 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 1,577
Views: 783,814
Posted By tangentjohn
Windows Mail not in Default Programs List

The title says it. I have windows mail working well. The third computer I've done it on. However the right click>send to Mail recipient does nothing. The *click* disappears into lala land. Of course...
Forum: Sound & Audio 04 Dec 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 42,822
Posted By tangentjohn
I had a problem with the reg mod at:...

I had a problem with the reg mod at: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
It worked to get the voice recognition working, but on my first reboot I discovered I had lost...
Forum: Sound & Audio 29 Nov 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 42,822
Posted By tangentjohn
All English (US). I've done all the resets to...

All English (US). I've done all the resets to (UK) rebooted messed and tweaked. And I've been searching the net for 2 hours to no avail. If theres a fix I'd like to know it, but if it means an OS...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jun 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 18,440
Posted By tangentjohn
I have the same problem. I only became aware of...

I have the same problem. I only became aware of it because my "volumn control" icon arbitrarily dissappeared. Now "microsoft security essentials" icon is gone, although it is running. And all the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 May 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 4,916
Posted By tangentjohn
Ah yes, the "fix", sorry. I took the easy way...

Ah yes, the "fix", sorry. I took the easy way out. Because I caught it so quickly (the next morning, first boot) I simply did a system restore to the night before, to just before the update. If...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 May 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 4,916
Posted By tangentjohn
Thanks for the replys. I found the solution...

Thanks for the replys. I found the solution immediately after making my post. I'm surprised if no one else has experienced the same problem with the update.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 May 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 4,916
Posted By tangentjohn
Windows Mail crippled by KB978542

Last night I installed windows update KB978542, this morning my "hacked in" version of Windows Mail wouldn't open. Just a word of caution. Upon examination I find that this update is directed at a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Apr 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 10,935
Posted By tangentjohn
This isn't true is it. Everything I've read says...

This isn't true is it. Everything I've read says that the Windows 7 license is only valid for ONE computer.
Forum: Virtualization 15 Feb 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,497
Posted By tangentjohn
I'm wrong. I just tested on a 217 Mb folder from...

I'm wrong. I just tested on a 217 Mb folder from a computer OTHER than the host and it copied in about 30 seconds. So it just from the host. Hmmmm, a puzzle.
Forum: Virtualization 15 Feb 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,497
Posted By tangentjohn
Wish I had an answer, but I came here looking to...

Wish I had an answer, but I came here looking to solve the same problem. Copying a folder from the host machine or from another computer on the network is PAINFULLY slow!
Forum: Tutorials 15 Feb 2010
Replies: 100
Views: 129,767
Posted By tangentjohn
I'm pretty sure I don't have, and can't get,...

I'm pretty sure I don't have, and can't get, enough free disk space on "C" to accomodate the "windows-old" directory. Right now on a 35 gig drive I have only 9.75 gigs available. I could probably eke...
Forum: Tutorials 14 Feb 2010
Replies: 100
Views: 129,767
Posted By tangentjohn
Actually I tried that. Wndows went through the...

Actually I tried that. Wndows went through the entire process rebooted and calmly informed me the repair install had failed and my computer would be restored to its orginal condition. Which it...
Forum: Tutorials 11 Feb 2010
Replies: 100
Views: 129,767
Posted By tangentjohn
So far as I can tell, all seems well after...

So far as I can tell, all seems well after applying the registry fix. Reading through the list of registry entrys which were going to be modified, I was led to wonder if perhaps my original hack,...
Forum: Tutorials 10 Feb 2010
Replies: 100
Views: 129,767
Posted By tangentjohn
No, by the time I realized the limitations of my...

No, by the time I realized the limitations of my registry hack I didn't have a system restore back that far. Whats with windows 7 anyway and their extreme limitation on available system restores??...
Forum: Tutorials 09 Feb 2010
Replies: 100
Views: 129,767
Posted By tangentjohn
Hello, I too tired of having Libraries and...

Hello, I too tired of having Libraries and Homegroup taking up realestate in my explorer view. I searched for and found a registry hack to get rid of them (actually "homegroup" was just settings, no...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 01 Feb 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,064
Posted By tangentjohn
Media Player 12 Library Died!

This morning, between one startup and the next (of WMP12) my Library and all my play lists, includeing the default auto play lists, simply dissappeared! Furthermore, the dialogue box to add ANYTHING...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 28 Nov 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,688
Posted By tangentjohn
Same problem here!! Of Course there's the "right...

Same problem here!! Of Course there's the "right click, select play" option, but that's not the point. Double clicking to get a single song to play is intuitive and in keeping with standard operating...
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