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Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jan 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By Chris K
errrrrrrrm yep! - you said that like it's a...

errrrrrrrm yep! - you said that like it's a Utopian Dream :D

Not really clued up about this - but doesn't Windows support roaming profiles (like i use at work) or is this a non-starter on...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By Chris K
Is it possible (or even a good idea) to share same user profile over w

I have desktop upstairs and laptop downstairs on wi-fi

Is it possible (or even a good idea) to share same user profile over wi-fi?

How would i go about it?
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By Chris K
Crisis averted I just re-installed Windows ...

Crisis averted

I just re-installed Windows
reset HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList ProfilesDirectory = D:\

and it's fine now - created 2 new profiles...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jan 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By Chris K
Nope - not corrupt profile deleted it and...

Nope - not corrupt profile
deleted it and created two new ones - neither will logon

it just doesn't like new home for user profiles

looks like i'll just have to put the registry back to...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jan 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By Chris K
It was as per Option 2 registry modification ...

It was as per Option 2 registry modification

I did use just D:\ (drive letter worked fine before and is currently working fine on my other machine with several users)

but just incase i also...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jan 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By Chris K
Cant login to new user profile on D:\

Have just done clean install

Move User folder by editing HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList ProfilesDirectory = D:\ (as it was before)

Created new...
Forum: Software 04 Jul 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 8,145
Posted By Chris K
WMP doesn't close after I've closed it down - in...

WMP doesn't close after I've closed it down - in fact in some cases the music just keeps playing - i have to open it again, stop the music then close it - in most cases tho, after closing it, it will...
Forum: Software 04 Jul 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 8,145
Posted By Chris K
Yeah what he says I have same problem with...

Yeah what he says

I have same problem with Windows Media Player all the time
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jul 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 13,632
Posted By Chris K
You do think I'm just lucky Browser...

You do think I'm just lucky

Browser 'vulnerabilities' are plugged within minutes of potential hazard - Like i say - you have better chance of winning the lottery than your browser 'allowing' such...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jul 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 13,632
Posted By Chris K
That is weird - I've never used any cleaner ever...

That is weird - I've never used any cleaner ever and never been 'attacked' by any software at all

For sure, 'cleaning' is not your problem - I suspect consciously running 'dodgy' software is

...
Forum: System Security 29 Jun 2010
Replies: 97
Views: 19,624
Posted By Chris K
Ergo anyone that doesn't like UAC is merely "on...

Ergo anyone that doesn't like UAC is merely "on the anti MS- bandwagon" - there couldn't possibly be any other reason

Cha

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Forum: System Security 27 Jun 2010
Replies: 97
Views: 19,624
Posted By Chris K
If you're running as user (as would always...

If you're running as user (as would always recommend) then you're already pretty bullet proof and for sure UAC is totally redundant

that's not my opinion - it's a fact
Forum: Software 25 Jun 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,860
Posted By Chris K
Trying to recover some files which Recuva can see...

Trying to recover some files which Recuva can see - and despite is suggesting saving those files to another drive there's no option to do so - just one button 'Recover'

Edit - i see it lets you...
Forum: Software 25 Jun 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,860
Posted By Chris K
I'll give that a try when i get home tonight -...

I'll give that a try when i get home tonight - thanks
Forum: Software 25 Jun 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,860
Posted By Chris K
Help! - Undelete software

I have accidentally deleted 100's files from my memory stick

Anyone know some freeware that can undelete files on memory sticks - thanks
Forum: System Security 23 Jun 2010
Replies: 97
Views: 19,624
Posted By Chris K
I would suggest you use User Account for your...

I would suggest you use User Account for your day-2-day use and logon to an Admin account whenever you need to install something (once blue moon when you're set up) - UAC is PITA and totally...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jun 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 13,632
Posted By Chris K
you dont have to equate stuff just "being on"...

you dont have to equate stuff just "being on" your computer with viruses, trojans, etc

nothing is that volatile

you have to run/execute before you can become contaminated - by which time, no...
Forum: System Security 21 Jun 2010
Replies: 97
Views: 19,624
Posted By Chris K
At least, you didn't claim it is completely...

At least, you didn't claim it is completely bulletproof.

It's not and you shouldn't just play anywhere.[/QUOTE]

It is pretty bullet proof, and you can play anywhere whilst you're logged in as...
Forum: System Security 21 Jun 2010
Replies: 97
Views: 19,624
Posted By Chris K
Indeed - my point in nut shell I'm not...

Indeed - my point in nut shell

I'm not suggesting switching off UAC (i think it's redundant) - just saying that ever since XP, all you need to do is run day-2-day on a 'user only account' and you...
Forum: System Security 20 Jun 2010
Replies: 97
Views: 19,624
Posted By Chris K
Not completely, no, but it can help. .[/QUOTE] ...

Not completely, no, but it can help. .[/QUOTE]

As can using "User account" not Admin account - so we're back where i started - you dont need UAC at all - you just need User Account for day-2-day...
Forum: System Security 20 Jun 2010
Replies: 97
Views: 19,624
Posted By Chris K
LUA doesn't stop malware from running and...

LUA doesn't stop malware from running and stealing your data. It just prevents them from embedding into your system.[/QUOTE]

If you use it as I suggested then malware (or anything) cant install if...
Forum: System Security 20 Jun 2010
Replies: 97
Views: 19,624
Posted By Chris K
Best security is a tip i picked up for any...

Best security is a tip i picked up for any version Windows

Most people make themselves Administrator with full privileges and consequently most vulnerable people on the internet - that falls into...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jun 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 4,905
Posted By Chris K
It was already installed. [/QUOTE] Sorta...

It was already installed. [/QUOTE]

Sorta suggests the installer has done custom/minimum/fastest installation

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Forum: General Discussion 20 Jun 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 4,905
Posted By Chris K
Maybe you did short installation - have you tried...

Maybe you did short installation - have you tried putting the Win 7 DVD in see if you get more options
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jun 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 30,950
Posted By Chris K
Correct - just regular FTP service running on my...

Correct - just regular FTP service running on my PC



Not a problem for me - I used to run FTP server on XP before i 'down graded' :( to Vista Premium - still have the folder on my PC
...
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