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Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Nov 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 15,773
Posted By MSchild
Apologies for reviving such an old thread, but...

Apologies for reviving such an old thread, but the OP never posted back with his results. I would like to post mine if that's alright (:

Going from an OEM installation of 8.1 Core, tweaking the...
Forum: Microsoft Office 29 Oct 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,260
Posted By MSchild
Hey, sorry for not posting back sooner. That...

Hey, sorry for not posting back sooner.

That did work for me consistently and is now the method I will use when upgrading Office installations.
I do agree that most of the time x86 software is...
Forum: Microsoft Office 25 Oct 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,260
Posted By MSchild
Found a KB article: How to uninstall or...

Found a KB article:

How to uninstall or remove Microsoft Office 2007 suites (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928218)

Had uninstalled 2007 and used the Fixit tool with no luck once, then...
Forum: Microsoft Office 25 Oct 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,260
Posted By MSchild
Office 2013 from 2007 = Crash

Starting with Office 2007 Enterprise x86, going to Office 2013 Standard x64, no matter which way I try to go about it always ends in every Office application crashing (Ex: MS Word has stopped...
Forum: Customization 24 Oct 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 15,240
Posted By MSchild
Dual Monitors, Separate Backgrounds

I'm trying to figure out a way to set separate backgrounds for each monitor in a dual monitor setup. This is not important in the slightest, but perhaps I can capture your interest when I tell you...
Forum: Drivers 15 May 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By MSchild
Ran sfc, found no integrity violations /: I am at...

Ran sfc, found no integrity violations /: I am at a loss. I even updated the BIOS (which Id skipped because the fix only applies to models with AMD graphics) but I still have the same problem. I am...
Forum: Drivers 15 May 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By MSchild
Well I uninstalled the display adapters and after...

Well I uninstalled the display adapters and after that the screen went blank, as expected. I hit the power button and Windows got the signal and shut down, and when I powered it back on it was...
Forum: Drivers 15 May 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By MSchild
Thank you! IDK how you found that; when I went to...

Thank you! IDK how you found that; when I went to the HP support site it said no model found for dv6-1245dx, only a dv7-1245dx, which uses AMD graphics, not Intel. I even downloaded their browser...
Forum: Drivers 15 May 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By MSchild
Intermittent Startup Freeze after Video Driver Update

Hi,

I am working on a laptop for someone, and I am in a bit of a predicament. When it was brought to me, I was told that the owner was having a problem where the screen would pixelate to black,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 May 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 9,811
Posted By MSchild
Hey, I was going to make a new thread for...

Hey,
I was going to make a new thread for this, but I might as well post it here. I recently serviced a computer with the Interpol/Moneygram virus on it (some new version which packs a bit of a...
Forum: Software 04 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By MSchild
Yes, you will only need to do it once. It's...

Yes, you will only need to do it once.

It's been a while since I've read through the TrueCrypt docs, but the way I remember it is that the hidden header is attached to the end of the normal...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Feb 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,259
Posted By MSchild
No, just the user whose account it belongs to. ...

No, just the user whose account it belongs to.
I added those and now I can install things fine. FIXED! And it is muchos gracias to you VistaKing!
Forum: General Discussion 27 Feb 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,259
Posted By MSchild
The temp folder is not encrypted. And it never...

The temp folder is not encrypted. And it never was encrypted, which is what's odd to me. Also, the permissions for the app data folders and temp folders for the old user and new user both match, so...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Feb 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 5,576
Posted By MSchild
Well nonetheless, it's about 16,000 pages long. I...

Well nonetheless, it's about 16,000 pages long. I did NOT read through all of it lol, but I searched for some key terms, and it seems that it found numerous problems with just a single file:...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Feb 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 5,576
Posted By MSchild
I think you need to put the OFFWINDIR before the...

I think you need to put the OFFWINDIR before the OFFBOOTDIR, but don't worry about entering it wrong, it will tell you if you do, and you won't mess anything up.
You should enter:
sfc /scannow...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Feb 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 5,576
Posted By MSchild
The default drive letter for a Windows install is...

The default drive letter for a Windows install is C. If your Windows 7 is installed to the D drive, you will want to use that in the command instead of C. I probably should have been more clear.
...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Feb 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 5,576
Posted By MSchild
I'm sorry, I will try harder to explain myself...

I'm sorry, I will try harder to explain myself more clearly

I am not familiar with some of those. Programs like InSSIDer are okay, but for the purpose of identifying the problem, you should not...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Feb 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 5,576
Posted By MSchild
I read through the posts on the Microsoft...

I read through the posts on the Microsoft Community page.

I must advise you to never use a 3rd party application for WiFi connection management. There are security risks, and Windows 7 does a...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Feb 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By MSchild
what ^he said (;

what ^he said (;
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Feb 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 2,425
Posted By MSchild
Well you have effectively isolated the problem....

Well you have effectively isolated the problem. The router is fine, since you could connect via Ethernet, and the wireless access point on the router is fine, since other devices are connecting ...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Feb 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By MSchild
I can't imaging they would be doing anything that...

I can't imaging they would be doing anything that really requires the use of a group policy implementation. It would probably be easiest to password-protect the administrator account, and enable the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Feb 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 3,780
Posted By MSchild
Scratch that link - didn't see it was for XP. The...

Scratch that link - didn't see it was for XP. The screenshot looked like an Aero desktop, so I just assumed.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Feb 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 3,780
Posted By MSchild
I do not think that the page file (virtual...

I do not think that the page file (virtual memory) is utilized the same way as your RAM is (physical memory). I don't know why you're looking for a utility that gives you a combined statistic, but...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Feb 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,500
Posted By MSchild
Not sure how it will be received on these forums,...

Not sure how it will be received on these forums, but have you tried CCleaner? I have gotten some disappointing results from the Windows tools like Disk Cleanup and Defragmenter, and am much more...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Feb 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,591
Posted By MSchild
Is your network location set to Home, vs Work or...

Is your network location set to Home, vs Work or Public?
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