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Forum: General Discussion 26 May 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By wildgoat
Thank you Arc!

Thank you Arc!
Forum: General Discussion 25 May 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By wildgoat
So an old comp of mine is showing BSOD during startup...how to backup?

Hello all

An old comp of mine is showing BSOD during startup and I would like to take a look at the document and picture folders before I proceed with a wipe of the partition and reinstall.
...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jan 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By wildgoat
Windows files, folders and drive ownership issues!

So I formatted my system today and did a clean install of Windows 8 and now my USB storage drive says cannot access. I remember vaguely adding permissions or taking ownership to the files when I was...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Dec 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 6,776
Posted By wildgoat
What happens if I my main drive has a problem and...

What happens if I my main drive has a problem and I need to reformat and reinstall the OS? Will I still be able to access the files from the other partitions/drives?

Thanks
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Dec 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 6,776
Posted By wildgoat
How do I hide my hard drive's other partitions from users/guests?

I dont mind C:\ being exposed but I'd like my data to be accessed only by me. D:\ is where I have some data. D:\ and C:\ are the same physical disk. E:\ and F:\ are USB Storage drives and also have...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Oct 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,202
Posted By wildgoat
Seriously that sucks. I know it didn't change for...

Seriously that sucks. I know it didn't change for me for years together. I've moved them from partitions to drives and vice versa with no problem but yeah every once in a while for the odd file or...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Oct 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,202
Posted By wildgoat
Common as in with Skydrive? or with most cloud...

Common as in with Skydrive? or with most cloud services such as dropbox/google drive?
Forum: General Discussion 07 Oct 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,202
Posted By wildgoat
Skydrive changed the date modified of 1000s of my docs!!

How do I get back the original time of date modified? I need them the date modified to be restored immediately. I'm in deep trouble if this cant be done in a snap or soon as all my office...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jul 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,038
Posted By wildgoat
Used this guide : Take Ownership of Files and...

Used this guide : Take Ownership of Files and Folders - Windows 7 (http://www.w7forums.com/take-ownership-files-and-folders-t2345.html)

Have another issue to take care of. Some of the files on the...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jul 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,038
Posted By wildgoat
Sorted out!!! Wooohoooo Used this guide -...

Sorted out!!! Wooohoooo

Used this guide - Take Ownership of Files and Folders - Windows 7 (http://www.w7forums.com/take-ownership-files-and-folders-t2345.html)
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jul 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,038
Posted By wildgoat
I think I screwed up ...folder/drive inaccessible

Hello all

I'm just hoping that what I did is recoverable. I had Win 7 on my computer until a few hours earlier with 2 users accounts on it. My account was admin and the other user account. My USB...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Mar 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By wildgoat
Will my 32 bit legacy program benefit from a cpu upgrade?

I'm running a 32 bit windows point of sale application in one of the family run business stores. The PC has a athlon xp 2000+ and 128MB RAM and has WinXP as the OS. The program developer in his...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 Mar 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,110
Posted By wildgoat
Is there a one file do it all updater like autopatcher for windows 7?

Whats the fastest way to install the latest os updates offline for windows 7? I need to update 10 offline computers so that they are up to date. If you guys are wondering why they are offline its...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Dec 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,844
Posted By wildgoat
mega thanks to you gregrocker

mega thanks to you gregrocker
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Dec 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,844
Posted By wildgoat
Lost my Win7 OS Recovery Disk, how do I use my coa serial with an ISO?

Is this even legal to do? I'm currently in India and cannot get the disk shipped here for obvious reasons. HP India does not have the recovery disks and suggested I contact HP USA. HP USA said that...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Oct 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 13,710
Posted By wildgoat
Lost OS recovery disk of my HP Laptop. Is it ok to download an ISO?

My 5130M HP laptop needs a re installation and I cant find the OS recovery disk. The OS is Windows 7 professional 32bit. Is it legal to download an ISO and use it? If yes, where can I download one...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Aug 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,877
Posted By wildgoat
Some older apps dont work with the standard user...

Some older apps dont work with the standard user account.
Forum: General Discussion 31 Aug 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,877
Posted By wildgoat
WIN | type SECPOL.MSC | ENTER WIN is the...

WIN | type SECPOL.MSC | ENTER

WIN is the key with wavy flag.

Now navigate as shown in following attachment.

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Thanks. This did it!
Forum: General Discussion 30 Aug 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,877
Posted By wildgoat
Is there a way to disallow changing system time/date?

A bunch of guys in the office change the date/time and conveniently claim they finished their work on time. Is there a way to disallow changing of time?

Thanks guys
Forum: Tutorials 20 Aug 2010
Replies: 388
Views: 604,556
Posted By wildgoat
How do I delete the backup images? Thanks in...

How do I delete the backup images?

Thanks in advance
Forum: General Discussion 12 Sep 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,293
Posted By wildgoat
I'm buying the OEM from a dealer folks. Should I...

I'm buying the OEM from a dealer folks. Should I or Should I know? I'd hate to know later that I lost out on a Win 7.
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 5,717
Posted By wildgoat
Set your default programs list - VLC

Anybody knows why I dont have VLC in that list? I've reinstalled a couple of times and it still doesn't show up. I'm not asking this not because I dont know how to set a file association with VLC but...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,293
Posted By wildgoat
If I buy/activate a Vista Bus OEM now ....

do I get a free upgrade to Win 7 Business? Atleast all laptops I'm seeing in the market have a similar offer. Does MS offer this upgrade to OEM users as well?

Thank you
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