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Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Mar 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By pjfarr
Okay, something's definitely gone wonky. I was...

Okay, something's definitely gone wonky. I was going to try unsharing then re-sharing to see if that would work out the kink, but now that I've unshared it it won't let me re-share (message comes up:...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Mar 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By pjfarr
Thanks for your reply. A couple...

Thanks for your reply.

A couple questions....
If Public folder sharing is set to "ON" in Network and Sharing Center > Advanced sharing settings is that not supposed to make all the appropriate...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Mar 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By pjfarr
Files moved to shared public folder "locked"

I have my Public Desktop folder set to share for everyone, so it can be accessed from other pc's on the home network. But when I move a file from my user desktop to the public desktop it suddenly...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Sep 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By pjfarr
I was dreading the need for a complete reinstall....

I was dreading the need for a complete reinstall. The thought of all the dozens of updates and reconfiguring of not only Windows, but all my programs as well (not to mention having to reinstall all...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Sep 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By pjfarr
I was able to hunt down the problem in the...

I was able to hunt down the problem in the registry. The key... HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\239\Shell

...was set to "Generic". I changed it to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Sep 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By pjfarr
The Clean install wipes everything out, doesn't...

The Clean install wipes everything out, doesn't it? I was trying to use the "Upgrade" trick to reinstall the same version of Windows while keeping all my doc, programs and settings intact.

I tried...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Sep 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By pjfarr
Repair Install Gone Bad...

I just tried the repair install tutorial here http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/3413-repair-install.html using Step 4 (burning the downloaded ISO on a DVD) and everything was chugging along fine,...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Sep 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By pjfarr
Thanks Thrash I did see that thread, but I...

Thanks Thrash

I did see that thread, but I don't want to set all my folders back to default. I've got so many folders with custom views setup.

My security/anti-virus is Microsoft Security...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Sep 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By pjfarr
Contacts folder lost its special functions

My contacts folder is suddenly behaving like a regular folder. All the buttons specific to the contacts folder that used to be there like "New Contact", "Import/Export" are gone, replaced by the...
Forum: Software 08 Sep 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By pjfarr
I tried Safe Mode and also creating a new admin...

I tried Safe Mode and also creating a new admin account and booting into it in Safe Mode. Same issue. It's so bizarre. I've been running this version of Draw for over a year with no problem. Now...
Forum: Software 03 Sep 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By pjfarr
CorelDRAW X6 freezes up entire system on opening

I've been using CorelDraw X6 (Win 7/64-bit) without any major issues for over a year now. Suddenly, a few days ago, I went to resume a project I had been working on the night before and my entire...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By pjfarr
Hey Shawn That was exactly what I wanted to...

Hey Shawn

That was exactly what I wanted to know. Thanks! I wasn't sure if the error meant the import was aborted or if it was imported up to the error or what. You certainly cleared that up.
...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By pjfarr
A couple quick questions about .reg files...

Some .reg files give me the error "Cannot import [name/path of reg file]: Not all data was successfully written to the registry. Some keys are open by the system or other processes."

My question...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By pjfarr
Hi No, sorry, I didn't mean to imply you...

Hi

No, sorry, I didn't mean to imply you caused the booting problem!

After the first boot, everything came up normally. I tried sleep mode and it still didn't work. I PM'ed the new p/w to you,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By pjfarr
Hi, sorry. Had a problem rebooting. An error...

Hi, sorry. Had a problem rebooting. An error message said Windows was unable to boot because of a missing device, or something like that. I had to finally put the Win7 disk in and do a system repair....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By pjfarr
Okay. You want to do it now?

Okay. You want to do it now?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By pjfarr
I checked out the TeamViewer app—very similar to...

I checked out the TeamViewer app—very similar to CrossLoop which I've used several times so I'm familiar with the VNC/screen sharing concept. TeamViewer seems a little more reliable than CrossLoop,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By pjfarr
Okay, did it! It was ridiculously easy. I pulled...

Okay, did it! It was ridiculously easy. I pulled out the ASUS manual first and found a few different options for flashing the BIOS. I used the method of putting the file on a USB stick and rebooting...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By pjfarr
Thanks for the investigative work! I used...

Thanks for the investigative work!

I used the BIOS Update Utility from the ASUS Utility DVD to download the 1401 update. When I tried to open the update file from the Updater I got this: "WARNING!...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By pjfarr
I never had luck with the MSInfo app. It always...

I never had luck with the MSInfo app. It always hangs while saving/exporting, but still creates an .nfo file. When I try to open it I get an error message about the file possibly being corrupt. I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By pjfarr
I tried the individual S1 and S3 BIOS settings...

I tried the individual S1 and S3 BIOS settings just to see what would happen, but no go.
I couldn't find a "hybrid" setting in the advanced power options.
Also, I had "hibernate mode" disabled...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By pjfarr
Also, maybe it's good to mention that in the...

Also, maybe it's good to mention that in the BIOS, sleep mode is set at S1 & S3.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By pjfarr
Centaur, I appreciate your time. I did check...

Centaur, I appreciate your time.

I did check those things already. The mouse and keyboard were previously disabled from waking the PC when I was working through one of the troubleshooters I found...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By pjfarr
Okay, not to sound rude or anything, but my issue...

Okay, not to sound rude or anything, but my issue is not whether I can upgrade from XP to 7—I already did that. The issue is since upgrading sleep mode no longer works. If you have any advice...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By pjfarr
...excuse me?

...excuse me?
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