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Forum: Microsoft Office 21 Apr 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By pson
how to stop auto-correct for proper nouns/place names

another area where microsoft products get worse...

but in office 2010, how to turn-off the auto-capitalisation of, for example, place names.
it's super annoying...I have all the tickboxes in the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Apr 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By pson
use the following dns server addresses...possible malware?

hello

I have some problem connecting to internet lately (past 2-weeks, perhaps)...I could connect to wifi, but not access internet.

I finally discovered that "use the following dns server...
Forum: Microsoft Office 05 Nov 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By pson
thank you, anak you are correct, I want to type...

thank you, anak
you are correct, I want to type "3/14" and see the date formatted as "14-mar-2014" ("14-Mar-14" less desirable, but also acceptable).
the problem seems to lie not in the date...
Forum: Microsoft Office 04 Nov 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By pson
thank you the problem is that both settings...

thank you
the problem is that both settings (windows and office/excel) appear to deal with the display format.
what I am troubled by is the input format...for example, I want march 14 to display as...
Forum: Microsoft Office 04 Nov 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By pson
microsoft date formats

I like to have my regional settings as follows:
dd-mmm-yy (or yyyy), such as today: 04-nov-13 (this is because I live overseas, and constantly get confused about what I'm seeing between US/UK...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jun 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By pson
I tried...whatever I do here has no effect

I tried...whatever I do here has no effect
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jun 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By pson
no, only read & execute and read

no, only read & execute and read
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jun 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By pson
no, I copied the permissions from the source...

no, I copied the permissions from the source directory/files.
for authenticated, it was effectively full control (all ticked, but not "full control" itself); and users was only read.
I had assumed...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jun 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By pson
note these are the same permissions being applied...

note these are the same permissions being applied to the zip file (different from the source file being compressed)
I should mention, following some suggestion earlier found on the web, I tried to...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jun 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By pson
all compressed files...locked!

hello,
I have a problem, every compressed file that I create (right click/shortcut menu...send to...compressed (zipped) folder) finishes by placing a lock icon, which I assume means that it cannot...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jan 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By pson
not sure if anybody has an idea here?

not sure if anybody has an idea here?
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,530
Posted By pson
I should have stated, the machine was just...

I should have stated, the machine was just serviced by samsung (new hard drive, only 1+month old computer go figure).
when replacing hard drive, they did something like take an image of the old...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,530
Posted By pson
thanks, yes I've read the microsoft kb pages...

thanks, yes I've read the microsoft kb pages above...couldn't quite digest them, but now what I've done is create what I guess are somehow missing folders under 'administrator' user folder and see if...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,530
Posted By pson
yes, c:users\administrator exists; no...

yes, c:users\administrator exists; no c:users\administrator\desktop does not exist (as stated, only one folder c:users\administrator\appdata existed).
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,530
Posted By pson
yes, I do have the folder settings to show hidden...

yes, I do have the folder settings to show hidden (but not system) files.
I did just now briefly show system files...under user\...podcast\ (the last violating error) there was one system file...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,530
Posted By pson
yep, checked the registery previously there are...

yep, checked the registery previously
there are 5-profiles, the first 3 as listed in the link above, the fourth is my named user account (the admin name I use, working fine), and a fifth updatususer...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,530
Posted By pson
that's just it, the administrator account...

that's just it, the administrator account (users/adminstrator)...there's no login name that I'm aware of, and it's not under user setup in control panel.
and within the folder, only appdata existed...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,530
Posted By pson
windows 7 backup error

during my first/latest backup, I got this error: 0x8100002F (see attached details).

I did research on microsoft knowledge base, but couldn't find a matching description for the first 11-errors...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 14,718
Posted By pson
thanks to all! I returned/exchanged the...

thanks to all!
I returned/exchanged the external hard drive, and the new one seems to be working properly now.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By pson
thanks to all! after 2-days of managing...

thanks to all!
after 2-days of managing samsung, and repeating to them no less than 4-times the critical symptoms as per above, I got them to replace the hard drive and all seems to be ok, at least...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Jan 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By pson
thank you I'm not a technician, so please...

thank you
I'm not a technician, so please forgive while I ask a follow-up to confirm my understanding.
I ran chkdsk a third time...it took 72-hours and found 5845 bad clusters (it finds more each...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Jan 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By pson
chkdsk and event log

2-questions:

firstly, I have a new computer (samsung 700z5c-s04), only used for 1+month...within the last week, I tried to perform backup, which failed unexpectedly. as per various internet...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 14,718
Posted By pson
thanks. just to be sure, by "usb drive" it's...

thanks.
just to be sure, by "usb drive" it's not a flash drive...

ok, I don't have an option "initialise disk", only "format..."
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 14,718
Posted By pson
the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable

hello,

I just purchased a new external harddrive...2TB my passport.
when performing a standard backup of my computer from windows 7, it failed twice*.
now, even after restart, my computer cannot...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jan 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By pson
that seems to work, thanks. I was of the...

that seems to work, thanks.
I was of the understanding that the windows search is (or at least used to be) any part of a filename...eg. the filename is flashzzz.xls, whereas searching "flash"...
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