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Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By samwillc
After being a very keen user since Windows 95, I...

After being a very keen user since Windows 95, I hate to say but it took a special kind of stupid to come up with this disjointed thing they call Windows 8. To me personally, for a desktop, it's...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By samwillc
Thanks for the links :) I will give it a...

Thanks for the links :)

I will give it a shot but hoping she'll just get on with windows 8, be a lot easier :p

Sam.
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By samwillc
Thanks, good point, downgrading could be easier...

Thanks, good point, downgrading could be easier if windows 8 is already on it :)

Sam.
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By samwillc
How do I create windows 7 boot drive in windows 8

Hi,

I have just bought a new laptop for my wife and it has windows 8 on it. It has no optical drive and she would prefer to use windows 7.

I have a windows 7 dvd but this isn't much use for me...
Forum: System Security 30 Oct 2012
Replies: 927
Views: 119,746
Posted By samwillc
Now that adds to the melting pot of confusion! ...

Now that adds to the melting pot of confusion!

So let's say I want to run 4 things:

1) Avast (free a/v)

2) MBAM
3) SAS
4) Spywareblaster
Forum: System Security 30 Oct 2012
Replies: 927
Views: 119,746
Posted By samwillc
Thanks for the replies. I chose to stick...

Thanks for the replies.

I chose to stick with avast free and MBAM + SAS. I will also keep spywareblaster just as a precaution. I don't suppose it could do any harm.

Sam.
Forum: System Security 29 Oct 2012
Replies: 927
Views: 119,746
Posted By samwillc
Hi everyone, I am debating using MSE or...

Hi everyone,

I am debating using MSE or Avast. I have used Avast free for a number of years and only had 1 virus (god knows how I got that - I'm a pretty careful surfer I thought!).

Anyway, I...
Forum: Customization 01 Jul 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,924
Posted By samwillc
That's a great help, thanks. Sam.

That's a great help, thanks.

Sam.
Forum: Customization 01 Jul 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,924
Posted By samwillc
Yes please, if you can. Sam.

Yes please, if you can.

Sam.
Forum: Customization 01 Jul 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,924
Posted By samwillc
Thanks Jerry. One thing still 'concerns' me...

Thanks Jerry.

One thing still 'concerns' me is that a lot of the icons wont be changed, is that correct? i.e the folder icons at C:\Users\Sam (i.e. downloads, documents).

If using a custom...
Forum: Customization 30 Jun 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,924
Posted By samwillc
Hi Jerry, I do have another query actually,...

Hi Jerry,

I do have another query actually, thanks for the help.

There are five icons:

1) Back (5.ico)
2) Front (6.ico)
3) Folder with contained folder/files (162.ico)
Forum: Customization 30 Jun 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,924
Posted By samwillc
Hi Jerry, Thanks for the speedy reply. I saw...

Hi Jerry,

Thanks for the speedy reply. I saw that tutorial and am comfortable enough in following them. You all do a great job in this forum and should be very proud, some great tutorials.

The...
Forum: Customization 30 Jun 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,924
Posted By samwillc
How do I use custom folder icon but still get file thumbnails

Hi everyone,

I have used a bunch of tutorials from this site over the last few years and never joined up. However, I am infuriated at windows 7 not letting me get my own way with custom icons!...
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