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Forum: General Discussion 25 May 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 14,886
Posted By mmo
I solved the problem in a different way: I did...

I solved the problem in a different way: I did away with Windows Mobile and bought myself an Android phone. Finally a decent OS and - finally - a browsing experience that deserves the name! :) And no...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jul 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 14,886
Posted By mmo
I did but, alas, the problem remains. I...

I did but, alas, the problem remains. I downloaded the install file, uninstalled the old version, then re-installed the downloaded one, rebootet and tried to sync again. But to my disappointment,...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jul 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 14,886
Posted By mmo
How to properly reinstall Windows Mobile Device Center?

(If there is a better forum or place to ask the below question please advise!)

The SW I am using to synchronize my Windows Mobile phone with my desktop Outlook recently turned more and more sour...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jun 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 10,155
Posted By mmo
What does the lock icon mean for directories

I am wondering: in one of my directories some of the folders have a lock icon while most don't. Those folders were all created in the same way, namely by unzipping files into a new directory.
...
Forum: Customization 17 Jun 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,400
Posted By mmo
Really? That sucks! Because with Aero the only...

Really? That sucks! Because with Aero the only indication which window is the currently active seems the red [X]-area in the upper right hand corner. What a bad design - apparently just to show off...
Forum: Customization 17 Jun 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,400
Posted By mmo
Changing Window frame color doesn't work

I am trying to make the currently selected window a bit easier to recognize. So I right-click the desktop, "Personalize", clicked "Window Color" => Advanced Appearance settings, selected "Active...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 May 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,573
Posted By mmo
Thanks for the pointer. Alas, it doesn't really...

Thanks for the pointer. Alas, it doesn't really solve my "problem".
Schtasks seems to offer all the options that the Task Scheduler UI does but not more. In particular I found no option or switch...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 May 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,573
Posted By mmo
TaskScheduler: can one specify a task's priority?

I am starting a couple of tasks each time I log in. However, since the number of these tasks keeps growing they are slowing down my startup more and more and so I rather would like to schedule them...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Mar 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By mmo
Yes - solved - and sorry for sounding a bit terse...

Yes - solved - and sorry for sounding a bit terse and/or impatient. Maybe it was just because I had felt a bit annoyed that I hadn't come up with that idea myself? ;-)

I appreciate your help!
...
Forum: Customization 18 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,956
Posted By mmo
What do you mean by that? That there are no...

What do you mean by that? That there are no windows that - even when maximized - do NOT cover the entire screen?

An other easy to reproduce example is the Command line (aka. cli or command.exe)....
Forum: Browsers & Mail 18 Mar 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By mmo
I had done a fresh install of 7 but I had copied...

I had done a fresh install of 7 but I had copied my Favorites folder over from my earlier XP system and had then run "TakeOwnership" over the directory. Apparently that hadn't been sufficient...
...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Mar 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By mmo
Bingo! The icacls command provided did it! ...

Bingo! The icacls command provided did it!

Thanks!
M.
Forum: Customization 17 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,956
Posted By mmo
If you gave it a second of thought: there are...

If you gave it a second of thought: there are many apps and hence windows that - even when maximized do NOT cover the entire screen, to name just one example: a remote desktop window where the other...
Forum: Customization 17 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,956
Posted By mmo
How to maximize a window WITHOUT shifting it to up

When I double click into a window's frame it gets blown up to its maximum size and also attached to the upper screen border. While I want the first, I don't like the second effect.

Can one...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Mar 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By mmo
Thanks - that got me going. The short and direct...

Thanks - that got me going. The short and direct answer though would have been:

C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\StupidAppInstallLocation

i.e. files and directories...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Mar 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By mmo
How to locate shaddow directories?

Could some kind soul please shed some light on Win7's "shaddow directories" feature? What I mean by that is: where are files ending up, that (old-fashioned, badly behaved) applications are trying to...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Mar 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By mmo
How to make IE ask when trying to store a bookmark

Whenever I try to save a bookmark, IE returns with an "Unable to create <bookmark>: Unspecified error". Apparently that's due to IE's protected mode. Can one tweak that somehow, so that either saving...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Mar 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 3,538
Posted By mmo
(Sigh...) Yes, I read that "theory" elsewhere,...

(Sigh...) Yes, I read that "theory" elsewhere, too, but in fact - even though *all* the listed conditions are met - that's not the case here!


I have defined several shares to misc....
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Mar 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 3,538
Posted By mmo
I'm not on XP but Win 7 (would I else post in...

I'm not on XP but Win 7 (would I else post in this forum?).


I haven't configured much. When installing and naming my two computers I accepted the default workgroup name "WORKGROUP" for both,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Mar 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 3,538
Posted By mmo
Not true! I *have* the same account (I guess you...

Not true! I *have* the same account (I guess you mean username) on both machines and both accounts use the same password, but that's obviously not sufficient to obtain automatic access.

As I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Mar 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 3,538
Posted By mmo
Why are credentials not accepted via dialog?

One thing about Windows Networking that annoys me without end and since years (i.e. since XP via Vista and now Win7) is, that whenever I try to access a share on one of my other systems and I am...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Mar 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 2,411
Posted By mmo
How to share C$?

I would like to share the C drive of my second system, so I can access its entire disk from my main computer. There is a C$ share already defined which I would like to make accessible (as it was...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Mar 2010
Replies: 1,927
Views: 177,186
Posted By mmo
Hm, thanks! You finally made it perfectly clear...

Hm, thanks! You finally made it perfectly clear to me: If I want a fast computer I have to do the following: freshly install the computer, then shut it down and stow it away at a safe, cool place....
Forum: General Discussion 10 Mar 2010
Replies: 1,927
Views: 177,186
Posted By mmo
I hate that it develops all the usualy, old XP...

I hate that it develops all the usualy, old XP flaws: getting slower and less stable over time, shutdowns that take forever, explorer going busylooping and hanging, ...

Why was I so easily...
Forum: Customization 10 Mar 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 50,816
Posted By mmo
How to hide desktop.ini on desktop?

On my system I have configured Explorer such, that it displays hidden and system files.
Since I did that, I see two desktop.ini files on my desktop.

How can I hide those (just on the desktop)?...
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