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Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By broiyan
some applications are not accessible tor a new account

Why do some applications appear in all accounts but some applications do not?

For example, I have both "Plants & Zombies" and "Google Chrome" installed in the administrator's account. The game...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Nov 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,667
Posted By broiyan
promotional pricing email for Windows 8 seems late

Still no sign of my promotional pricing email and it's almost a week over due. It seems that a DVD is also available but no mention of the price.
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,667
Posted By broiyan
The $14.99 offer is from Microsoft. I certainly...

The $14.99 offer is from Microsoft. I certainly hope it's an ISO.
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,667
Posted By broiyan
optical disk installation of Windows 8 after a hard disk crash

I am preparing for a hard disk crash.

I purchased a new PC with Windows 7 in June 2012. It came with a Samsung optical disk containing Windows 7. I am eligible for the $14.99 USD upgrade to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Sep 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,779
Posted By broiyan
It's not a recovery image that I made. It's just...

It's not a recovery image that I made. It's just the recovery media DVD that is supplied with a new machine.

I have never made Win recovery disks because I've never had time to figure out if it...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Sep 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 3,407
Posted By broiyan
To be clearer, I used the one and only DVD that...

To be clearer, I used the one and only DVD that was supplied with a new Samsung laptop. It is "Samsung Recovery Media" and installing it results in a Windows 7 system and no Office Starter 2010. ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Sep 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 3,407
Posted By broiyan
missing Microsoft Office Starter 2010 from the installation disk

I bought a Samsung RF711 with Windows 7 and Microsoft Office Starter 2010 in June 2012. I had to reinstall the system from the DVD. While Windows 7 is up and running, there seems to be no...
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,534
Posted By broiyan
My new backup process is the following. It saves...

My new backup process is the following. It saves time.

I put Win 7 in VirtualBox on Ubuntu.

I enhanced an old backup script (which invokes tar) to use rsync from a /home/username/backups...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,779
Posted By broiyan
This is an old thread but I want to post what...

This is an old thread but I want to post what happens if you try to obtain a "first boot" using the Samsung Win 7 image for the RF711 laptop.

The Samsung image looks and behaves like a generic Win...
Forum: Virtualization 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 17,108
Posted By broiyan
First be sure to have installed the Oracle...

First be sure to have installed the Oracle Extension for VirtualBox.

You have to go to the Virtual Box "Machine", "Settings", "USB" dialog. In there, enable the checkbox for USB 2.0 EHCI...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 4,759
Posted By broiyan
First be sure to have installed the Oracle...

First be sure to have installed the Oracle Extension for VirtualBox.

You have to go to the Virtual Box "Machine", "Settings", "USB" dialog. In there, enable the checkbox for USB 2.0 EHCI...
Forum: Virtualization 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 5,185
Posted By broiyan
This is what you may need to know to get it...

This is what you may need to know to get it working. It worked for me.

Install the VirtualBox Oracle Extensions.

Ignore the Fuji Xerox DocuPrint P205b "device" that appears in the Devices...
Forum: Virtualization 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 17,108
Posted By broiyan
How can I create a USB Virtual Printer Port

My USB printer driver did not automatically become installed. I had to use "Add Printer" and since the only ports available locally were COM and LPT which I have reason to believe will not work, I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 4,759
Posted By broiyan
adding a USB Port to Windows 7 inside VirtualBox

I want to add a Fuji Xerox USB printer to Windows 7. I believe it is a GDI printer meaning most of the processing happens on the PC and so the driver is responsible for doing most of the work.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Aug 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,802
Posted By broiyan
how do I delete a Local Port

How do I delete a port?

I created a port in the `Add a Printer` > `Add a Local Printer`. Since my printer is USB, I did not use an existing LPT port nor an existing COM port. I created a `Local...
Forum: Virtualization 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 5,185
Posted By broiyan
Upon a closer inspection of the terrible readme...

Upon a closer inspection of the terrible readme file that came with the driver, they want me to use "Add Local Printer" even though Microsoft indicates that is not to be used for USB devices.
...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,060
Posted By broiyan
Coincidentally I also settled on PrivateTunnel. ...

Coincidentally I also settled on PrivateTunnel. I like that you pay for service; not by the month.
Forum: Virtualization 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 5,185
Posted By broiyan
Setting up a Fuji Xerox USB printer driver in Windows 7 in VirtualBox

I want to setup a USB printer in Windows 7 in VirtualBox since there is no driver available for Ubuntu. I have installed the VirtualBox Extension that allows USB support. I added a "USB Filter"...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 18 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,060
Posted By broiyan
Since the lifehacker instructions didn't work, I...

Since the lifehacker instructions didn't work, I tried a U.S. server with Foxy Proxy Basic add-on and still I can't get through.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,060
Posted By broiyan
Watching U.S. streaming video when not in the U.S.

I'd like to watch U.S. websites when travelling outside of the U.S. This lifehacker article on watching hulu outside of the U.S. might be relevant so I tried it and my Firefox browser still fails...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jun 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,779
Posted By broiyan
Thanks. I've decided to leave it as is. I've...

Thanks. I've decided to leave it as is. I've already put Ubuntu and some software on Ubuntu and so it would be a lot of work to redo both Windows and Ubuntu.
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jun 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,779
Posted By broiyan
I'm not familiar with Win recovery and the...

I'm not familiar with Win recovery and the function key for it because I've never used a C: drive for system only purposes. I might have time to look it up for this machine later.

Come to think...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jun 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,779
Posted By broiyan
how to access Windows 7 "first boot" on a new laptop

I purchased a new Windows 7 laptop PC on June 27, 2012. Windows was preinstalled but there was a step called "first boot". The sales person started the "first boot" and it showed some things I've...
Forum: Graphic Cards 25 Jun 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
Posted By broiyan
The total RAM is now 4 GB and it cannot be any...

The total RAM is now 4 GB and it cannot be any higher on this motherboard which is a Dell G45. I saw my Windows Experience for Aero Graphics go down from 4.3 to 3.9 upon installing this new card...
Forum: Graphic Cards 24 Jun 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
Posted By broiyan
Sounds like a system providing RAM for a video...

Sounds like a system providing RAM for a video card that hasn't enough of it's own would be slower than otherwise. Fortunately I also added an extra 2GB of main memory today.
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