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Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By PeterPSA
Thanks. Unfortunately, changing the setting of...

Thanks. Unfortunately, changing the setting of items to list didn't help, as mentioned above. Still stuck.
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By PeterPSA
Thanks. I just noticed that I was in the wrong...

Thanks. I just noticed that I was in the wrong place when I tried to increase the setting ThrashZone had suggested. But the correct one (Start Menu properties, Customize) is disabled! So, to be...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By PeterPSA
It's set at zero, but even if I increase it, it...

It's set at zero, but even if I increase it, it doesn't help. That's because it's a property of the Start Menu and not the Taskbar.
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By PeterPSA
It's not the jump list. It's the popups. The ones...

It's not the jump list. It's the popups. The ones you get when you right click--that's right click--on a button on the Taskbar.
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By PeterPSA
Thanks for the replies. So, let me try to...

Thanks for the replies.

So, let me try to clarify: Britton30 suggested building up a history. That's not the issue. I have some history already that it does not display. Also, the more detailed...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By PeterPSA
How to configure Taskbar for detailed popups?

I recently had to re-install my Windows 7 Home Premium. I have a number of application icons pinned to my Taskbar. It used to be that when I right-clicked on one of them, I'd get a detailed popup...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By PeterPSA
What does "with administrator approval via a UAC...

What does "with administrator approval via a UAC prompt" mean and how do I do that?
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By PeterPSA
Thanks for your reply. The administrators group...

Thanks for your reply. The administrators group is already there. Here is what is listed (Peter-XPS17 is the computer name)(I've listed the permissions that are checked in square brackets):
...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By PeterPSA
I am not authorized to save to C:\ !!!

What the--? I am the owner and sole user of my personal computer, my account is an administrator account, and, for some reason, as of late, when I try to save a file on C:\, I am told that I am not...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Nov 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By PeterPSA
Scratch that! That is exactly what I am looking...

Scratch that! That is exactly what I am looking for. Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion 09 Nov 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By PeterPSA
Thanks for the reply. That is not what I'm...

Thanks for the reply. That is not what I'm looking for. The popups to which I refer are the ones you get when you right-click any one of the buttons/shortcuts on the Task Bar.
Forum: General Discussion 09 Nov 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By PeterPSA
Stuff missing in my Task-Bar button/app popups

I used to be able to right-click buttons in the Task Bar and get a popup that listed the last documents/links/etc. that I had opened with that app along with other shortcuts for the app. A while back...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 31 Mar 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,426
Posted By PeterPSA
Thanks Seavixen. That is the setting I have....

Thanks Seavixen. That is the setting I have. Unfortunately, it doesn't mean what it says. The behavior is still as I described in my original posting.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 30 Mar 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,426
Posted By PeterPSA
How to control when updates are applied?

How can I take more control over how Windows Updates updates my computer? Right now, I see a symbol on the shutdown option indicating that there are updates. That means that when I shutdown my...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Mar 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,077
Posted By PeterPSA
How do you REALLY share a printer?

I have two computers at home, one of which is physically connected to a printer. I want the other computer to be able to use that printer, too. Both computers are connected to the same wireless...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Mar 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,475
Posted By PeterPSA
Plenty of files and folders in there that are not...

Plenty of files and folders in there that are not hidden...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Mar 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,475
Posted By PeterPSA
OK, I found the IP address. It says that...

OK, I found the IP address. It says that "Windowws cannot access \\<ip address>\sharedfolder. Getting weirder and weirder...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Mar 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,475
Posted By PeterPSA
Not sure how to find the IP address of the...

Not sure how to find the IP address of the computer... However, I can say that each computer seems to be seeing the other because each has a HomeGroup "folder" in Windows Explorer listing the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Mar 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,475
Posted By PeterPSA
Yes, both run Windows 7.

Yes, both run Windows 7.
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Mar 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,475
Posted By PeterPSA
thanks for the reply. Unfortunately, yes, I did...

thanks for the reply. Unfortunately, yes, I did restart both computer to no avail. I do have Windows Firewall running and I also have an antivirus program. I hope not to have to disable these...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Mar 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,475
Posted By PeterPSA
Homegroup not showing folder contents

I have two computers connected to the same HomeGroup on the same network. Both are sharing their documents (Control Panel/HomeGroup). On both computers, Windows Explorer shows the user on the other...
Forum: Customization 29 Nov 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 16,198
Posted By PeterPSA
thanks writhziden, but this is not what I'm...

thanks writhziden, but this is not what I'm looking for. I use Windows Explorer a lot. The solution I'm looking for has to be in there. I used to be able to do this in Windows XP, where you would...
Forum: Customization 29 Nov 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 16,198
Posted By PeterPSA
Why do my folder view options keep changing?

I've noticed that when I change a folder view to show large icons, for example, other folders change to that, too; or when I change the view to Details, other folders also change to that. I have to...
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