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Forum: Customization 13 Apr 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 12,395
Posted By Skyzoomer
This quoted post by Ligh7 is a June 2012 post but...

This quoted post by Ligh7 is a June 2012 post but I have to thank him/her for this info. I changed to a 27", 2560 x 1440 monitor and the taskbar icons at the small setting were too tiny, while set...
Forum: Media Center 10 Oct 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 1,143
Posted By Skyzoomer
How do you loop songs in a slideshow?

When I create a picture slideshow with two songs, the pictures keep looping (loops back to the first picture after the last picture), but the songs stop playing after the second song. Is there a way...
Forum: Tutorials 01 Oct 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 171,888
Posted By Skyzoomer
Thanks for pointing that out. It gave me the...

Thanks for pointing that out. It gave me the keys for Googling both types of shares to gain some understanding.

Thanks,
Skyzoomer
Forum: Tutorials 30 Sep 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 171,888
Posted By Skyzoomer
CorpseCrank, Just wanted to thank you for...

CorpseCrank,

Just wanted to thank you for your post. I had a problem where PC-1 in the Homegroup could access the contents of a shared folder while PC-2 could not. Followed your procedure up to...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jul 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,587
Posted By Skyzoomer
Night Hawk, Thanks for taking the time to help...

Night Hawk,
Thanks for taking the time to help me out!

When the file disappeared, I did go to Win7's explorer and when I didn't see either the original file nor the renamed file, I used...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jul 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,587
Posted By Skyzoomer
That's the first thing I did and the renamed file...

That's the first thing I did and the renamed file was still missing. I also tried restarting and the file was still missing.

I don't quite understand this paragraph above.

I've had...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jul 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,587
Posted By Skyzoomer
I'm already running MSE with all updates. I ran...

I'm already running MSE with all updates. I ran the full scan and nothing was found. I'll try the malwarebytes and post the results.

Thanks,
skyzoomer
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jul 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,587
Posted By Skyzoomer
Files disappear and strange duplicate folders

Running Win7 Home Premium with all updates on an i5-2500K PC. I have two problems that are happening on my D: data spinner drive.

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PROBLEM-1:

Within the last week, some files...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 5,254
Posted By Skyzoomer
Brink, Just in case it makes a difference...

Brink,

Just in case it makes a difference and so you know, I move all of the shortcuts that are placed in the "C:\Users\Public\Desktop" folder into the "C:\Users\UserName\Desktop" folder so they...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 5,254
Posted By Skyzoomer
I'll have to figure out which shortcuts were...

I'll have to figure out which shortcuts were deleted. I should have taken a picture with my camera when all of the shortcuts were displayed. Now even the blank spaces where the shortcuts were are...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 5,254
Posted By Skyzoomer
Nine shortcut icons on my Win7 desktop...

Nine shortcut icons on my Win7 desktop disappeared again yesterday.

I double checked the system maintenance troubleshooter and it is still "Off".
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Windows will check for routine maintenance...
Forum: General Discussion 21 May 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 5,254
Posted By Skyzoomer
No, the missing shortcuts did not return. They...

No, the missing shortcuts did not return. They are not in the "desktop" folders so Win7 must have deleted them automatically thinking it's smarter than me. I hate software that think it knows...
Forum: General Discussion 21 May 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 5,254
Posted By Skyzoomer
Ok, I turned Computer Maintenance "Off". ...

Ok, I turned Computer Maintenance "Off".

Should I leave the remaining two options checked?
(x)Allow users to browse for troubleshooters available from the Windows Online Troubleshooting service....
Forum: General Discussion 21 May 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 5,254
Posted By Skyzoomer
Some desktop shortcuts disappeared - why?

Running Win7 home premium with all updates on an i5 PC built in Dec 2011.
Yesterday, out of 50 shortcut ions on my desktop, 6 of them disappeared! The missing shortcuts were to:

- Control panel...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Mar 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 6,590
Posted By Skyzoomer
Did you try using "C:\Users\Public\Desktop" for...

Did you try using "C:\Users\Public\Desktop" for the path?

In my screen print you can see "C:\Users\Public\Public Desktop" gets an error.
cd = change directory.

You can also add a "pause"...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Mar 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 6,590
Posted By Skyzoomer
Yes, I can manually copy the icons using win7's...

Yes, I can manually copy the icons using win7's drag and drop as you pointed out. But that takes multiple steps. I want to just create a batch file and desktop shortcut that will do it all with a...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Mar 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 6,590
Posted By Skyzoomer
That path won't work. Win7's public desktop...

That path won't work.

Win7's public desktop icons are stored in this path:
C:\Users\Public\Public Desktop.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Mar 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 6,590
Posted By Skyzoomer
No duplicate icons. When installing...

No duplicate icons.

When installing programs, if the installation process creates the desktop link the link usually ends up in the "Public desktop" folder:
..... Apple Orange Zucchini

When I...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Mar 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 6,590
Posted By Skyzoomer
Batch file to move desktop icons so ALL are sorted.

Win7 stores desktop icons in two different folders:
C:\Users\Public\Public Desktop
C:\Users\UserName\Desktop

This results in two groups of sorted icons on the desktop. I want to move all of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,726
Posted By Skyzoomer
I'll check the Dev Mgr alternative tonight. ...

I'll check the Dev Mgr alternative tonight. That's a good point about skimmed data being stored and sent later that I hadn't thought of.

Thanks for the help,
Sky
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,726
Posted By Skyzoomer
Hi Azo, When I disable my network adapter,...

Hi Azo,

When I disable my network adapter, there's no black arrow or any other indication in the root Device Manager display that the adapter is disabled. That's the problem I'm having.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,726
Posted By Skyzoomer
How to identify disabled device in Device Manager

When I disable the network controller in Device Manager, the controller is disabled but nothing changes in Device Manager to identify the device as being disabled. When I used to do the same thing...
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