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Forum: General Discussion 01 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 7,852
Posted By maiki
Shalom, I have had the same problem since I...

Shalom,

I have had the same problem since I started using Windows 7. I wrote about it here months ago, was given the same answers regarding CCleaner and Internet Options, and neither of those...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jul 2011
Replies: 28
Views: 43,394
Posted By maiki
Definitely an annoying Windows bug, that also...

Definitely an annoying Windows bug, that also existed in XP, and I forget if earlier versions as well. Microsoft really should have fixed it by now!

Strange, but I found the exact opposite of what...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jul 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 4,433
Posted By maiki
Thanks, Brink. I have done that too. Still...

Thanks, Brink.

I have done that too. Still no autocomplete in the Run dialog.

Could there be a registry setting I need to make, to enable it specifically (not only in the IE settings)?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Jul 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 4,974
Posted By maiki
Don't Format ReadyBoost NTFS

I have a Sandisk Extreme 4GB SD card, which I bought specifically to use for ReadyBoost on my laptop.

Although SD cards are usually formatted FAT32, I read somewhere on the net. that ReadyBoost...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jul 2011
Replies: 28
Views: 43,394
Posted By maiki
Unfortunately, this is a very common problem in...

Unfortunately, this is a very common problem in Windows. It is happening to me frequently now too, and I have no idea why.

It happened in earlier versions of Windows as well (certainly in XP), I...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jul 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 4,433
Posted By maiki
I still have not found a solution to this, so...

I still have not found a solution to this, so would appreciate it if anyone has any further insight into the problem. I find that I really miss having Autocomplete in the Run box.

Perhaps I should...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 18,077
Posted By maiki
I was able to do so with Windows XP. After giving...

I was able to do so with Windows XP. After giving myself full permissions to the sysvol folder, I would backup the contents of sysvol to an external hard drive. As I got more restore points, I would...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 18,077
Posted By maiki
Please note--I was not talking about 10GB total...

Please note--I was not talking about 10GB total size of System Volume, storing a lot of SR points.

My system only has one SR point stored, and sysvol takes up 10GBs.

Do you think that is...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jul 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 4,433
Posted By maiki
I do regularly use CCleaner. However, I have...

I do regularly use CCleaner. However, I have always had that option to clean the cache of "Run in Start Menu" unchecked, as I want to keep that auto-complete memory.

Furthermore, if I type a...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jul 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 4,433
Posted By maiki
No. I just delete the cache, I never delete my...

No. I just delete the cache, I never delete my browsing history. And also, I hardly ever use IE. My FIrefox settings won't influence Windows Explorer.

Furthermore, it does not remember what I...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jul 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 4,433
Posted By maiki
Thanks for the reply, Shawn. I followed Step...

Thanks for the reply, Shawn.

I followed Step 1 of the tutorial, looked in Internet Options, Autocomplete, it was already on for everything, including the Address Bar.

So, even though...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 18,077
Posted By maiki
I did that--"choose a different restore point"....

I did that--"choose a different restore point". Yet it still only showed that one.

I explained in the OP, that I did use a 3rd party tool, CC, to look at (and perhaps delete) individual points....
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 18,077
Posted By maiki
Giant System Volume Information Folder

Win7 SP1
My System Volume folder is gigantic right now, almost 10GB.

I thought I could decrease that by deleting some older restore points with CrapCleaner.

When I looked at the SR points in...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 Jul 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 12,457
Posted By maiki
Windows Update by Command Line

In Windows 7, the normal way to start Windows Update is from Control Panel.

However, is there a way to start Windows Update by command line instead, in Win 7?


If someone knows, please put the...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jul 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 4,433
Posted By maiki
List of recently typed commands in the "Run" box?

In Windows XP, when I clicked "Run" on the Start Menu, opening up a box to type commands into, I would also see a list of recently typed commands, that I could choose from. I found this handy, as one...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Jun 2011
Replies: 98
Views: 73,318
Posted By maiki
Thanks for the explanation. My situation-I...

Thanks for the explanation.

My situation-I have dual-boot XP and 7 set up. It used to work-- startup repair, without optical disc.

However later, after the Win7 install became corrupted, and I...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Jun 2011
Replies: 98
Views: 73,318
Posted By maiki
Thank you for the tutorial. I am not sure...

Thank you for the tutorial.

I am not sure that I understand the two options.

Is the first option self-sufficient in itself?

Even though one does not put any files into that system-reserved...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Apr 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 15,842
Posted By maiki
Thank you. I will take a look at those. I...

Thank you. I will take a look at those.

I guess I was using the wrong language by calling it "recovery partition". Yes, it is that "sysem reserved" partition that I want back.

My disk...
Forum: Tutorials 20 Apr 2011
Replies: 98
Views: 104,850
Posted By maiki
Yes, my account (the only user) is an...

Yes, my account (the only user) is an administrator account.

I'll try to get to the screenshots soon. It is a different computer than this one, and I am very busy. However, I think I described...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Apr 2011
Replies: 93
Views: 43,676
Posted By maiki
The reason I would say that it is not an adequate...

The reason I would say that it is not an adequate solution to tell the OP "get different backup software" (although I think quite likely that other backup software is better than the one with Windows...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Apr 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 15,842
Posted By maiki
I thought I already made clear--I have no...

I thought I already made clear--I have no interest at all in keeping the Lenovo recovery partition. I do not want to restore the computer to how it came from the factory. I am sure that I will never...
Forum: Tutorials 18 Apr 2011
Replies: 98
Views: 104,850
Posted By maiki
I thought I already posted this question, but...

I thought I already posted this question, but don't see it here. (Sorry if it got posted twice.)

When I try to attach some system disk vhds (from Windows 7 backup) they attach, but as unallocated,...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 15,842
Posted By maiki
Hi. THanks for the reply. That computer is...

Hi. THanks for the reply.

That computer is indisposed at the moment, so I can't do the screenshots, etc., right now, but will try to get to that later. I think I explained the situation pretty...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 15,842
Posted By maiki
Recover Windows 7 Recovery Partition?

I have my netbook dual-boot WinXP and Windows 7. (I used EasyBCD for the dual-boot setup.)

In booting into Win7, I used to have the option of the "repair your computer", which brought one several...
Forum: Tutorials 28 Dec 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 103,537
Posted By maiki
I cannot detach it!

It is weird. I attached a VHD (a Windows Backup file), in Disk Management, that worked fine. But when I right-click it, there is no option to detach it, I cannot mfind that detach option anywhere.
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