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Forum: General Discussion 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,817
Posted By johnhoh
right click on the taskbar and select "lock the...

right click on the taskbar and select "lock the taskbar". That will remove the separator[/QUOTE]

so it doesn't. It simply hides the separator, but the effect of the separator is still there and...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jan 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,817
Posted By johnhoh
right click on the taskbar and select "lock the...

right click on the taskbar and select "lock the taskbar". That will remove the separator
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jan 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 5,025
Posted By johnhoh
Here is a method to create a win7 usb boot drive ...

Here is a method to create a win7 usb boot drive

Boot Windows 7 directly from a USB drive (run Win7 from a USB drive) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvWGV9YJxfQ&feature=player_embedded)
Forum: Software 24 Jan 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 4,298
Posted By johnhoh
when you install a program, windows will...

when you install a program, windows will associate that program with certain files. For instance if you install the freeware program irfanview, all your .jpg and .bmp files will now have an icon of...
Forum: Software 24 Jan 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 4,298
Posted By johnhoh
Space sniffer is free and small, and will show...

Space sniffer is free and small, and will show you a picture of your D drive so you can see what files or programs are taking up the most space. Step 1 here is to get your D drive down to below 90%...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,680
Posted By johnhoh
Not needing to save except for once in a great...

Not needing to save except for once in a great while, and then being able to remember to do so, is a claim to perfection? What a wierd post



Thanks. Just did that and it was just what I...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,680
Posted By johnhoh
what about 100 or 200 times a day? I do...

what about 100 or 200 times a day?

I do save the modification sometimes, I just never need reminding.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,680
Posted By johnhoh
its obviously possible. Autohotkey will do this,...

its obviously possible. Autohotkey will do this, but am curious if there is another way

anyone else?
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,501
Posted By johnhoh
yes that's it. Thank you.

yes that's it. Thank you.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,680
Posted By johnhoh
I understand why the default is to prompt to...

I understand why the default is to prompt to save. What I am asking is for a technique to avoid it.
Its worth seeking a way around it. I do it dozens of times a day.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,680
Posted By johnhoh
possible to exit mspaint without prompt to save?

dozens of times per day I view and modify images using mspaint, then almost always want to exit without saving the modified image. To do so, I have to first exit, and then click on "don't save". ...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,501
Posted By johnhoh
that's what I thought too. I've done that and it...

that's what I thought too. I've done that and it changed the view for most folders, but not the desktop folder
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,501
Posted By johnhoh
want details view, not icon view, for "save as"

I just reinstalled win7 on this machine (clean install of win7 pro x64) and am trying to set it up the way it used to be. Right now on any program (notepad, whatever) when I do a "save as" it shows...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,267
Posted By johnhoh
static dns gives immediate internet connection, delayed otherwise

I recently ran windows update and ran into a problem because of kb976902. My (cat5 wired) machine now takes 20 seconds to get an internet connection after booting to the desktop when using default...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 3,011
Posted By johnhoh
I just clean installed again using a win7 sp1...

I just clean installed again using a win7 sp1 dvd, and went into control panel > programs and it was empty (as you'd think) and also control panel > programs > view installed updates and kb976902 is...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 3,011
Posted By johnhoh
Sone progress here. Turns out that kb976902...

Sone progress here. Turns out that kb976902 makes some changes to the system that cause this delay.

I did a clean install and ran ms update, got the delay, then started uninstalling the...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 3,011
Posted By johnhoh
dang! Ran windows update (many updates) and now...

dang! Ran windows update (many updates) and now the delay is back. There are too many updates to remove them one-by-one, so I'm now doing this...

Is there a simple way to uninstall ALL Windows...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 3,011
Posted By johnhoh
Win7 is now reloaded and it gets an internet...

Win7 is now reloaded and it gets an internet connection immediately. Now lets see if I can customize the hell out of this thing without screwing it up again....
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 3,011
Posted By johnhoh
Since its a brand new build I'm gonna reload win7...

Since its a brand new build I'm gonna reload win7 anyway. The plan is for me to mail this system to my son and without knowing exactly whats wrong, I'd rather give it another shot. After loading...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 3,011
Posted By johnhoh
It seems like the key is that no matter what I do...

It seems like the key is that no matter what I do (use several startup programs, normal mode) as long as I set the dns server to be static there is no delay at all. Also safe mode no delay at all.
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 3,011
Posted By johnhoh
unfortunately no

unfortunately no
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 3,011
Posted By johnhoh
yes

yes
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 3,011
Posted By johnhoh
good idea. tried it but no change to...

good idea.

tried it but no change to symptoms.
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 3,011
Posted By johnhoh
tried a few more things and here are the results:...

tried a few more things and here are the results:

- safe mode with networking using default tcpip settings: instant internet connection
- normal mode, static ip and static opendns server:...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 3,011
Posted By johnhoh
yes. no change to B delay in normal mode, and B...

yes. no change to B delay in normal mode, and B connects instantly in safe mode with networking.
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