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Forum: Media Center 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,120
Posted By ballzac
So simple, thank you. :) Is there a way to...

So simple, thank you. :)

Is there a way to link the GUI controls to the WMC volume control on the volume mixer? It seems a bit silly to have to have the volume mixer open, but I'm sure there'd be...
Forum: Media Center 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,120
Posted By ballzac
Obviously no one knows a way around this. It is a...

Obviously no one knows a way around this. It is a shame, because the WMC GUI is quite nice and the program seems mostly free from bugs, but nonetheless I am going to stop using it and go back to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
Thanks, I'll check it out. :)

Thanks, I'll check it out. :)
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
No. I don't know anything about usergroups. Can...

No. I don't know anything about usergroups. Can you elaborate?
Forum: Media Center 12 Jan 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,120
Posted By ballzac
You mean on the GUI, or the keyboard? The...

You mean on the GUI, or the keyboard? The keyboard - and + change channel. The - and + on the GUI change main speaker volume. So unless you mean something else, that does not solve my problem.
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
No. There are four machines on the network. Three...

No. There are four machines on the network. Three are xp. Getting one of the xp machines working with the win7 machine would be a good start, so I'm focussing on that at the moment.

If I only...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
Now there is no longer a cross next to the xp...

Now there is no longer a cross next to the xp account name in any of the sharing properties tabs, but the files are still not accessible from the xp machine.
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
I can now get into my win 7 machine's shared...

I can now get into my win 7 machine's shared folders by typing \\computer in the address bar on the xp machine. Not sure why that changed. I still cannot see the win7 machine under "view workgroup...
Forum: Media Center 12 Jan 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,120
Posted By ballzac
No, and even if I could, it would still just be...

No, and even if I could, it would still just be the main speaker volume.
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
No. Not yet.

No. Not yet.
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
Okay. So I guess we just add each other on msn?...

Okay. So I guess we just add each other on msn? I'll PM you with my ID.
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
I really appreciate it, but as I've never used...

I really appreciate it, but as I've never used remote desktop and don't know how it works, I don't feel comfortable giving any control to anyone.

Thank you so much for the offer though. :) I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
It sounds like you are talking about Windows 7. I...

It sounds like you are talking about Windows 7. I am the only one on Windows 7. She is on XP SP3.

We are both just using the Windows Firewall that comes with the OS. Both are turned off.
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
As I said, the files/folders being shared are not...

As I said, the files/folders being shared are not accessible to her even though they are now visible from her computer. Now even when I choose 'share with everyone' she cannot access them. Previously...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
Oh, and how do I tell if she is on home on HER...

Oh, and how do I tell if she is on home on HER computer? I thought this home/work thing was new to windows 7.
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
Well I did it the other way around. That is, I...

Well I did it the other way around. That is, I knew her username and password on her computer and I made an account with the exact same details on mine. We both just have windows firewall. Mine was...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
I set up an account for her the way you suggest...

I set up an account for her the way you suggest in post #14. I can now type her name into the dialog box under 'choose people to share with' and it shows up underneath (the user icon is slightly...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
Should the account on MY computer have the same...

Should the account on MY computer have the same password that she has on her account on HER computer?
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
At one stage while trying to set this up, I did...

At one stage while trying to set this up, I did some of what you suggest. I created an account with her username on my computer, and then I shared with it. However, it only shared with the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
I have never used the default names for the...

I have never used the default names for the workgroup. The network is called (something along the lines of) STUDY. I used this name when joining on the win 7 machine, and I also used this name when...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
I just ran the network setup wizard on one of the...

I just ran the network setup wizard on one of the other three machines (the other two are currently off). I used the same workgroup name that I have on THIS (win 7) machine, which was the name that...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
Yes, I should have mentioned that I have set up...

Yes, I should have mentioned that I have set up the advanced settings properly. What you are saying about the workgroup on the w7 machine being a new network makes sense. Should I change the name of...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
I'm not sure, but it sounds like you're using the...

I'm not sure, but it sounds like you're using the terms 'disable' and 'leave' to mean different things (with regard to homegroups). I have already 'left' the homegroup, but have not seen any mention...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
Thanks heaps for that rsvr85. I had not come...

Thanks heaps for that rsvr85. I had not come across that before and it looks much simpler than other ways to access the sharing capabilities.

I click on the properties for some of the things I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 9,959
Posted By ballzac
Yep. That is correct.

Yep. That is correct.
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