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Forum: Tutorials 26 Jul 2013
Replies: 383
Views: 585,740
Posted By Paultx
I'm not sure of the logic here. I would normally...

I'm not sure of the logic here. I would normally suggest restoring a system image before a factory restore. Also, what has this to do with a keyboard problem? You may want to try and boot a light...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Jul 2013
Replies: 383
Views: 585,740
Posted By Paultx
My wife's notebook has a keyboard problem I just...

My wife's notebook has a keyboard problem I just can't fix. I will try some "extreme" solutions, but before I do I will create a system image backup.

The first solution I will try is to restore...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Apr 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By Paultx
Yes, but only when copying or moving between...

Yes, but only when copying or moving between drives or folders inside the system, not from the Web like in my case in point.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Apr 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By Paultx
When? Where? I know there are some...

When? Where?

I know there are some situations when Windows 7 offers the option to rename. but can't remember it now...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Apr 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By Paultx
mitchell65, when I drag some images from websites...

mitchell65, when I drag some images from websites or e-mail messages onto my desktop, many times there are conflicts. Simply put, Windows 7 tells me there is an image with the same name already and...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Apr 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By Paultx
Copy/move filename conflicts - any Windows 8-like solution?

Windows 8 came with a new and improved copy/move dialog box, described here (http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/windows-8-review/). For me, the most important improvement is the filename...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By Paultx
Windows+D shortcut fickle behavior

Sometimes when I have apps open and need to toggle between two of them, the Windows+D shortcut behaves unsteadily.

For instance, let's say I have Google Chrome, Word, and some other app(s)...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 18 Mar 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By Paultx
Pinned Gmail account missing icon (Chrome)

I pinned my company's Gmail account to the Chrome's taskbar place, but it has one of those icons Windows puts when it somehow fails to get the proper icon.

http://i47.tinypic.com/2up2tu1.jpg

I...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jan 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,992
Posted By Paultx
Yes, it did. As to the desktop itself, I found...

Yes, it did. As to the desktop itself, I found that the icon with the content appears only if we set the icons bigger than the small size, via context menu or Crtl+scroll wheel.

Thanks again.
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jan 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,992
Posted By Paultx
Folders icons showing/not showing content

Why is it that sometimes the folders icons show samples of their contents and sometimes not?

Check the two images: the first shows Desktop in Windows Explorer; the second shows the desktop itself....
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By Paultx
Considering that I can't go beyond the "Missing...

Considering that I can't go beyond the "Missing operating system" message, do you think this Delete All Partitions (http://www.partitionguru.com/manual/DeleteAllPartitions.php) action with...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By Paultx
Help to format HD with too many bad sectors

This notebook started to behave badly and I found that the problem is the HDD. It took me about two weeks, a bunch of apps and a lot of patience... I found that I need to replace the HDD. But I want...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Dec 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By Paultx
Some desktop icons question

Why all desktop icons appear in the Desktop folder but not on the desktop itself?

http://i48.tinypic.com/1623708.jpg

I set my desktop to show the Recicle Bin icon only, but if I open the...
Forum: Software 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,080
Posted By Paultx
Would you kindly please help me take a look at...

Would you kindly please help me take a look at those tests you know of? Where can I find them?
TIA.
Forum: Software 12 Dec 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 3,022
Posted By Paultx
Dear akedm, I thank you for your help, but I...

Dear akedm, I thank you for your help, but I think I didn't make myself clear enough about the problem I want to fix. Reading your answer it seems I can't find the Windows Calculator, which is not...
Forum: Software 12 Dec 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,080
Posted By Paultx
About performance booster software

I've been using TuneUp Utilities (http://www.tune-up.com/) since its 2008 version (now 2013) and it has a Turbo Mode among its components and tools. Turbo Mode is a kind of system performance booster...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Oct 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By Paultx
Context menu and shortcut desirable tweaks

I wonder if someone knows tweaks to:

1 - Allow the use of the mouse scroll wheel to scroll the context menu when it gets huge with too many commands/shortcuts, instead of clicking that small...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Sep 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 831
Posted By Paultx
Moving OS and stuff to new HD: which app to choose?

I was searching for software to do that and the closest to it I've found was Paragon Drive Copy (http://www.paragon-software.com/home/dc-professional/).

I asked their support the following:

I...
Forum: Software 13 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 3,022
Posted By Paultx
Calculator - is there a way to add "Always on top"?

This is certainly one of the oldest and most annoying missing option ever in the Windows history!

I wonder if there is some way in Windows itself (I mean via Registry) to add that option to good...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Jan 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 910
Posted By Paultx
Do I need to keep these Input Method Editors?

I was checking out this cleanup software (http://www.wisecleaner.com/wisediskcleanerfree.html) and found on one screenshot some references to the Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, and Microsoft...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 30 Nov 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,173
Posted By Paultx
It did not solve the issue.

It did not solve the issue.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 21 Oct 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,173
Posted By Paultx
Yes. But it's been a long time since I noticed...

Yes. But it's been a long time since I noticed that. My guess is that Windows keeps a cached version of the original images somewhere, but it's weird that it happens only to some and not to all...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 19 Oct 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,173
Posted By Paultx
ignatzatsonic, sorry for my bad English. Let me...

ignatzatsonic, sorry for my bad English. Let me try again.

The original image was a hi-res portrait of me standing at the phone. I used IrfanView to crop the area with my face then resized it to...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 19 Oct 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,173
Posted By Paultx
Cropped and resized images keep original content

As you can see in the image below, Windows kept the original image content altough I have cropped and resized it. And what is more strange is that it doesn't happen all the time.

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Any...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Oct 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,199
Posted By Paultx
Sorry I forgot to update it here, but all that...

Sorry I forgot to update it here, but all that doesn't apply anymore since someone broke into my apartment and stole my computers...
But now I have new ones and I thank you for the welcome advice...
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