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Forum: General Discussion 23 May 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By jeh
Thanks all of you. The problem was the address...

Thanks all of you. The problem was the address toolbar. Easily fixed. Apologies for the delayed acknowledgement. I've been unexpectedly off-line.Regards John
Forum: General Discussion 22 May 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By jeh
Win Explorer search box on taskbar

A few days ago what appears to be a Windows Explorer search box appeared on my Task Bar, at the right-hand end. I didn't (knowingly!) put it there and I don't want it. There's no obvious way of...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Aug 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 467
Posted By jeh
Quick update. The Ping problem solved - I'd left...

Quick update. The Ping problem solved - I'd left a VPN connection running on the XP machine. But fixing that hasn't restored the two-way connectivity. Will get back to this later.
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Aug 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 467
Posted By jeh
How can I restore two-way Win 7 / Win XP Connectivity?

My home network has a desktop and an Acer laptop, both running Win 7 Pro, and an older Dell laptop running XP SP3. The two Win 7 machines belong to the same Homegroup and work perfectly happily...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 3,424
Posted By jeh
I've had the same problem. My Logitech M555b...

I've had the same problem. My Logitech M555b mouse used to work fine with my Win 7 Pro 64-bit. Recently I've had to reinstall the OS to cure a quite different problem. I've reinstalled the mouse. It...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Nov 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 6,211
Posted By jeh
Thanks. That got it. It's now working. This...

Thanks. That got it. It's now working. This the is first time I've used wireless with Win 7. I got caught out by the semantic differences from XP, with which I'm much more familiar. Just one...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Nov 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 6,211
Posted By jeh
Thanks. That got me part of the way. The Acer...

Thanks. That got me part of the way. The Acer will now see and recognise the network, but it still won't connect. The diagnostics say "Problem found. problem with wireless adaptor or access...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Nov 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 6,211
Posted By jeh
How can I delete unwanted network settings?

I've just installed a new draft N wifi router to replace my previous B/G router. Perhaps foolishly, I kept the same name for my home network. My new Acer TravelMate, which has draft N capability, was...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By jeh
Thanks. I'll get rid of it. John

Thanks. I'll get rid of it. John
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By jeh
Strange new folder

Hi all
Something has generated a folder C:\24982372e61d90cbb1511cba10 on my HDD. It's dated 26-Jun-2010 and contains 27 folders and 115 files. Most of the folders have four digit names and contain...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jun 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 18,604
Posted By jeh
Thanks Arkhi. That makes sense and - equally...

Thanks Arkhi. That makes sense and - equally importantly - works! Case closed. Hope this discussion helps someone else some time.
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jun 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 18,604
Posted By jeh
Thanks Windowsapple, but I can't do that. I...

Thanks Windowsapple, but I can't do that. I can't get to the folder. BTW, "Loacl Settings" is showing as a shortcut; presumably this means it's a junction point. My basic problem is not being abe...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jun 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 18,604
Posted By jeh
Cannot access Local Settings

I used Easy Transfer to transfer data from my old XP box to my new Win 7 Pro desktop. The process was painless and most files fetched up as expected. The contents of “My Pictures” appear in...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Apr 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By jeh
Thanks again. I've done as you suggested;...

Thanks again. I've done as you suggested; completely powered down the computer and then unplugged both cables from the internal HDD. Plugged the cables back in, powered the computer back up - no...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Apr 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By jeh
Thanks MadMaxData. Apologies for the slow reply -...

Thanks MadMaxData. Apologies for the slow reply - time zone, plus being out last night and this morning.

My computer is a little over 3 months old. Win 7 Pro installed by the supplier. A single...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Apr 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By jeh
Thanks MadMaxData. First, I'd mistype thedevice ...

Thanks MadMaxData. First, I'd mistype thedevice id. It should have been ST31000528ASATA, a 1TB Seagate drive. Device Manager says that's my main HDD, and asks if I want to unistall it. No Way!
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Apr 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By jeh
Phantom SATA drive

My Win 7 64-bit system has started reporting that it has a non-existent external device ST31000528ASASA attached. "Devices and Printers" displays the icon for an external HDD. The "device" reports...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 14 Apr 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 7,852
Posted By jeh
Logicearth: Folder C:\Users\John\AppData\ is...

Logicearth:
Folder C:\Users\John\AppData\ is not visible, so there cannot be anything further down the tree. John
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 11 Apr 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 7,852
Posted By jeh
Sorry - I wasn't clear enough. Running FixIt...

Sorry - I wasn't clear enough. Running FixIt deleted the "My Pictures" entry in Library\Pictures (leaving "Public Pictures" as the only sub-folder). After reporting that and the subsequent loss of...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 11 Apr 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 7,852
Posted By jeh
Captain: Thanks. Ran FixIt. That got rid...

Captain:

Thanks. Ran FixIt. That got rid of the entries in Library and Desktop\John but didn't create a folder in C:\users\John. The only way I can find my pictures now is by using Start >...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 10 Apr 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 7,852
Posted By jeh
WHS: 1. No, I don't have a folder...

WHS:
1. No, I don't have a folder C:\Users\John\Pictures (or ....\My Pictures)
2. I can access my pictures via the Library. I can also see them in Desktop/John, but not anywhere in C:/users/John
...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 10 Apr 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 7,852
Posted By jeh
Thanks Fred. I agree that C:\Users\John\Pictures...

Thanks Fred. I agree that C:\Users\John\Pictures is where I expected to find the files; however no such folder exists. I can still see the image files via Library but I can't access them (including...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 10 Apr 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 7,852
Posted By jeh
Location of My Pictures

I used Easy Transfer to move from an XP Box to a new Win 7 PC. Everything transferred OK, with most stuff going to C:/users/John where I'd expect it. However the old "My Pictures" fetched up in the...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jan 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 4,242
Posted By jeh
Thanks davehc and alphanumeric. The problem has...

Thanks davehc and alphanumeric. The problem has gone away after I shut the machine down overnight. When I booted this afternoon Win Explorer behaved entirely normally, two panes as required. ...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jan 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 4,242
Posted By jeh
Thanks again. Interesting. Adding the two...

Thanks again. Interesting. Adding the two command line switches made no difference. The Windows Explorer Command-Line options link you gave specifically warns "This article refers to a different...
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