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Forum: Network & Sharing 09 May 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By pjfarr
Yes, old thread but still have the issue, so...

Yes, old thread but still have the issue, so thanks for jumping in.

The thing is it's already set for "Everyone" and always worked before. Then suddenly one day locks started appearing. My other...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Mar 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By pjfarr
Okay, something's definitely gone wonky. I was...

Okay, something's definitely gone wonky. I was going to try unsharing then re-sharing to see if that would work out the kink, but now that I've unshared it it won't let me re-share (message comes up:...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Mar 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By pjfarr
Thanks for your reply. A couple...

Thanks for your reply.

A couple questions....
If Public folder sharing is set to "ON" in Network and Sharing Center > Advanced sharing settings is that not supposed to make all the appropriate...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Mar 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By pjfarr
Files moved to shared public folder "locked"

I have my Public Desktop folder set to share for everyone, so it can be accessed from other pc's on the home network. But when I move a file from my user desktop to the public desktop it suddenly...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Sep 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,517
Posted By pjfarr
I was dreading the need for a complete reinstall....

I was dreading the need for a complete reinstall. The thought of all the dozens of updates and reconfiguring of not only Windows, but all my programs as well (not to mention having to reinstall all...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Sep 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By pjfarr
I was able to hunt down the problem in the...

I was able to hunt down the problem in the registry. The key... HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\239\Shell

...was set to "Generic". I changed it to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Sep 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,517
Posted By pjfarr
The Clean install wipes everything out, doesn't...

The Clean install wipes everything out, doesn't it? I was trying to use the "Upgrade" trick to reinstall the same version of Windows while keeping all my doc, programs and settings intact.

I tried...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Sep 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,517
Posted By pjfarr
Repair Install Gone Bad...

I just tried the repair install tutorial here http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/3413-repair-install.html using Step 4 (burning the downloaded ISO on a DVD) and everything was chugging along fine,...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Sep 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By pjfarr
Thanks Thrash I did see that thread, but I...

Thanks Thrash

I did see that thread, but I don't want to set all my folders back to default. I've got so many folders with custom views setup.

My security/anti-virus is Microsoft Security...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Sep 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By pjfarr
Contacts folder lost its special functions

My contacts folder is suddenly behaving like a regular folder. All the buttons specific to the contacts folder that used to be there like "New Contact", "Import/Export" are gone, replaced by the...
Forum: Software 08 Sep 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,130
Posted By pjfarr
I tried Safe Mode and also creating a new admin...

I tried Safe Mode and also creating a new admin account and booting into it in Safe Mode. Same issue. It's so bizarre. I've been running this version of Draw for over a year with no problem. Now...
Forum: Software 03 Sep 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,130
Posted By pjfarr
CorelDRAW X6 freezes up entire system on opening

I've been using CorelDraw X6 (Win 7/64-bit) without any major issues for over a year now. Suddenly, a few days ago, I went to resume a project I had been working on the night before and my entire...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By pjfarr
Hey Shawn That was exactly what I wanted to...

Hey Shawn

That was exactly what I wanted to know. Thanks! I wasn't sure if the error meant the import was aborted or if it was imported up to the error or what. You certainly cleared that up.
...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By pjfarr
A couple quick questions about .reg files...

Some .reg files give me the error "Cannot import [name/path of reg file]: Not all data was successfully written to the registry. Some keys are open by the system or other processes."

My question...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,341
Posted By pjfarr
Hi No, sorry, I didn't mean to imply you...

Hi

No, sorry, I didn't mean to imply you caused the booting problem!

After the first boot, everything came up normally. I tried sleep mode and it still didn't work. I PM'ed the new p/w to you,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,341
Posted By pjfarr
Hi, sorry. Had a problem rebooting. An error...

Hi, sorry. Had a problem rebooting. An error message said Windows was unable to boot because of a missing device, or something like that. I had to finally put the Win7 disk in and do a system repair....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,341
Posted By pjfarr
Okay. You want to do it now?

Okay. You want to do it now?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,341
Posted By pjfarr
I checked out the TeamViewer app—very similar to...

I checked out the TeamViewer app—very similar to CrossLoop which I've used several times so I'm familiar with the VNC/screen sharing concept. TeamViewer seems a little more reliable than CrossLoop,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,341
Posted By pjfarr
Okay, did it! It was ridiculously easy. I pulled...

Okay, did it! It was ridiculously easy. I pulled out the ASUS manual first and found a few different options for flashing the BIOS. I used the method of putting the file on a USB stick and rebooting...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,341
Posted By pjfarr
Thanks for the investigative work! I used...

Thanks for the investigative work!

I used the BIOS Update Utility from the ASUS Utility DVD to download the 1401 update. When I tried to open the update file from the Updater I got this: "WARNING!...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,341
Posted By pjfarr
I never had luck with the MSInfo app. It always...

I never had luck with the MSInfo app. It always hangs while saving/exporting, but still creates an .nfo file. When I try to open it I get an error message about the file possibly being corrupt. I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,341
Posted By pjfarr
I tried the individual S1 and S3 BIOS settings...

I tried the individual S1 and S3 BIOS settings just to see what would happen, but no go.
I couldn't find a "hybrid" setting in the advanced power options.
Also, I had "hibernate mode" disabled...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,341
Posted By pjfarr
Also, maybe it's good to mention that in the...

Also, maybe it's good to mention that in the BIOS, sleep mode is set at S1 & S3.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,341
Posted By pjfarr
Centaur, I appreciate your time. I did check...

Centaur, I appreciate your time.

I did check those things already. The mouse and keyboard were previously disabled from waking the PC when I was working through one of the troubleshooters I found...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,341
Posted By pjfarr
Okay, not to sound rude or anything, but my issue...

Okay, not to sound rude or anything, but my issue is not whether I can upgrade from XP to 7—I already did that. The issue is since upgrading sleep mode no longer works. If you have any advice...
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