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Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Feb 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By geob
The solution, at least in this case, was to...

The solution, at least in this case, was to reinstall Win 7. None of the three C: partition restores would boot properly. Safe mode was available but no further clues appeared. Oh well. Trust has...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Feb 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By geob
Display blank after Macrium restore

I used my Macrium Reflect (free version) recovery disk to restore the C: drive on my 4 year-old Win7Pro-32bit HP laptop. The image restored was on an external USB drive. Restore seemed to proceed...
Forum: Virtualization 25 Oct 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 4,848
Posted By geob
Doh! What I hadn't done, and apparently needed...

Doh! What I hadn't done, and apparently needed to do, was launch help in the IDE at least once when in XP mode. Help is now available. Learn something new every day.

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Forum: Virtualization 24 Oct 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 4,848
Posted By geob
Can one get VBA help on host when Access on XP mode guest?

I'm building an application for a client who only has ACC2003. So I'm running ACC2000 in XP Mode on my Win7 Pro box using the integration features to run the application. My brain, however, has...
Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Aug 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,011
Posted By geob
Most strange solution: created an empty file with...

Most strange solution: created an empty file with extension .aw. Assigned it an application (in this case, WordPad). Opened and closed the file. The HKCR\.aw key can now be accessed and...
Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Aug 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,011
Posted By geob
Excel always configures & HKCR\.aw access denied

I am trying to debug an annoyance with Excel - it has started including a "Configuring..." and an "...installing.." every time it launches. This is accompanied by an Event Viewer entry:

-...
Forum: Virtualization 25 Feb 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2,818
Posted By geob
Well, DUH! The server isn't on localhost! It...

Well, DUH! The server isn't on localhost! It is, however, at the IP address of the XP Mode host. So when that address is fixed and entered in the ODBC configuration a connection is possible.

No...
Forum: Virtualization 25 Feb 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2,818
Posted By geob
ODBC cannot connect to localhost

On a Win7Pro-32 system running in XP mode, I'm trying to use ODBC (v5.1.9) to connect to a MySQL db on localhost. Interestingly, when using a username with remote host privileges I am able to...
Forum: Virtualization 25 Feb 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,417
Posted By geob
Thanks for your reply. Since the effort was...

Thanks for your reply. Since the effort was going to be on my wife's machine and she's leery of modifications, I think I'll avoid the experiment. It was an effort to get an old application onto her...
Forum: Virtualization 25 Feb 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,417
Posted By geob
XP Mode on Home Premium w/ OEM license?

Before I try to set up XP Mode on a Home Premium box I'd like to know if there's any reason I could NOT use an OEM installation of XP. I've got an XP CD from an old HP/Compaq box plus the box with...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Nov 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 7,723
Posted By geob
Turns out I was suffering from an acute case of...

Turns out I was suffering from an acute case of CRS - can't remember s(tuff?). I had indeed done a system restore while chasing some other issue. So the message on backup completion was entirely...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Nov 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 7,723
Posted By geob
Strange indeed. The only change I've made ...

Strange indeed. The only change I've made related to backup is an effort to schedule a task to shutdown after backup. That task, for an as yet unknown reason, does not get performed. I'll remove...
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Nov 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 7,723
Posted By geob
So the only way to deal with this oddball message...

So the only way to deal with this oddball message "Your computer has been restored to an earlier point in time" after a backup is to download a third-party product? Surely there's a more direct...
Forum: Virtualization 14 Apr 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 12,908
Posted By geob
Solved. Because Office was installed, Exchange...

Solved. Because Office was installed, Exchange apparently inserts itself into the process. By eliminating profiles in the Control Panel\Mail applet I was FINALLY able to send a fax. All I needed...
Forum: Virtualization 14 Apr 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 12,908
Posted By geob
When I attempt to print to the Fax printer, I get...

When I attempt to print to the Fax printer, I get the following:

The connection to Microsoft Exchange is unavailable. Outlook must be online or connected to complete this action.

I'll...
Forum: Virtualization 13 Apr 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 12,908
Posted By geob
Still no modem detected

I have followed the above advice yet still do not see a modem in the VPC's device manager. The system is an HP 6730s laptop, with an LSI HDA modem. I've downloaded the driver from HP and installed...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,154
Posted By geob
Me, I just thought it was funny that Bowser was...

Me, I just thought it was funny that Bowser was the source of error. Or are there no Sha Na Na fans out there?

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Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,154
Posted By geob
Unusual event source

Has this error been dogging your system, too?

g
Forum: Tutorials 09 Mar 2010
Replies: 281
Views: 951,675
Posted By geob
Thanks immensely for this tutorial. Worked...

Thanks immensely for this tutorial. Worked perfectly. A couple of observations:

I knew that iTunes was picky about the location and moving of its files but there were no issues using this...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,254
Posted By geob
Well, applying the infinite monkey theorem, I...

Well, applying the infinite monkey theorem, I rather than mucking about in Graphics Properties or Graphics Options, I tried the context menu's Screen Resolution. This gets me into Win7's utility...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,254
Posted By geob
Any notion of what setting I'm looking for? I've...

Any notion of what setting I'm looking for? I've tried resolution, color depth and refresh rate.

g
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,254
Posted By geob
Extending desktop gets a magenta monitor

On Win7 Pro 32-bit, Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family 8.15.10.2021 (HP 6730s laptop):

I tried extending the desktop to an older Compaq 5017m LCD monitor without success. The monitor...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Jan 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By geob
Thanks for your reply. I should think...

Thanks for your reply.



I should think that as far as Home Premium is concerned the backup is to a local drive. After all, that's how the external USB drive appears at that machine. It's a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Jan 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By geob
Network b/up Pro to HomePremium not working

I've tried without success to set up backup from 7 Pro 32-bit to 7 HomePremium 64-bit. The HP box has a 1TB USB drive for backup. That box successfully backs up to it. The two boxes are in a...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jan 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,545
Posted By geob
Update does not fix...

On an HP 6730s, with Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family:

Asking Device Manager to update the driver resulted in a message that driver was up to date.

Using Intel's detector, an...
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