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Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Nov 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 3,210
Posted By ColinWG
Someone geeked the machine, they made SHORTCUTS...

Someone geeked the machine, they made SHORTCUTS in place of the physical folders in the default profile, hence new profiles were being created corrupted.
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Nov 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 3,210
Posted By ColinWG
Everything you've listed has apparently already...

Everything you've listed has apparently already been done, but whomever did the refurbish didn't properly scrub the machine, so when they created the default "user" profile, it's using a roaming...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Nov 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 3,210
Posted By ColinWG
Disable Roaming Profile Creation

Bad title?

Back story: Got a refurbished machine, when to work on it to set it up to work on my network.

Created a new user for the machine.

It's using a roaming profile.

I have no...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By ColinWG
What happens if you click on the desktop and...

What happens if you click on the desktop and press F5 (refresh) ?
Forum: Tutorials 21 Aug 2012
Replies: 459
Views: 766,644
Posted By ColinWG
Sub question, do I modify my associations to call...

Sub question, do I modify my associations to call this instead of the program directly to achieve the same thing with associated file opening? That is, Right Click -> Edit -> Audition So instead of...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Aug 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 632
Posted By ColinWG
Oh wow. Several facepalms in this...

Oh wow.

Several facepalms in this adventure.

First was finding that I needed to enable NetBios on the W7 machine.

While I was at it, I checked one of the W2K machines, (primary one with...
Forum: Tutorials 20 Aug 2012
Replies: 459
Views: 766,644
Posted By ColinWG
This Is A Thank You Post

Specifically for this tutorial:
Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/11949-elevated-program-shortcut-without-uac-prompt-create.html

It...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Aug 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 632
Posted By ColinWG
Getting 7 To Interface With Existing 2000 Named Network

I've found threads that were similiar, but the suggested solutions are not working for me. What screenshots and information do you need to help me determine why I can't get 7 to even see that there's...
Forum: System Security 20 Jul 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,028
Posted By ColinWG
Which is something that I'll have to do, I set up...

Which is something that I'll have to do, I set up systems for other people, and as knowledgeable as I am about things under the hood, the people I generally set things up for about need labels on...
Forum: System Security 19 Jul 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,028
Posted By ColinWG
This is going to take a bit for me to wade...

This is going to take a bit for me to wade through. At this point, I'm really tempted to install a third party system which is easier to read and understand.
Forum: System Security 19 Jul 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,028
Posted By ColinWG
Created a standard user account, still no prompts.

Created a standard user account, still no prompts.
Forum: System Security 19 Jul 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,028
Posted By ColinWG
Thanks for the welcome. :-) Ok, saw all...

Thanks for the welcome. :-)

Ok, saw all that.

Deleted everything. Anything can still access the internet, from Lynx to Media Player.

Now, how do I set the firewall up to ask me permission on...
Forum: System Security 09 Jul 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,028
Posted By ColinWG
Turning On The Windows Firewall

Probably a lame title that's been recycled a bunch of times, but none of the other answers seem to properly address this issue.

Just how does one turn on the firewall?

The shields are green, I...
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