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Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By spiderplant0
But the problem is fixed! Use autoruns. It might...

But the problem is fixed! Use autoruns. It might even be useful for others how stumble upon this thread.
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By spiderplant0
I have antivirus etc running, dont visit dodgy...

I have antivirus etc running, dont visit dodgy sites, dont install dodgy s/w, firefox phishing protection, did a clonezilla rollback a few months back + other reasons. It is often not practical to...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By spiderplant0
Thanks for all your help. In the end I just used...

Thanks for all your help. In the end I just used the program 'Autoruns' which has similar capability to msconfig. (Some time later I will use clonezilla image to rewind o a known good installation.)
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By spiderplant0
Thanks gregrocker, Urthboundmisfit. I have...

Thanks gregrocker, Urthboundmisfit.

I have not run any tweaking/optimising tools or registry changes except previous to running msconfig I shut down some startup things using ccleaner. It is not...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By spiderplant0
How do I repair msconfig?

I changed a setting in msconfig (cant remember exactly, but was something to do with reducing the number of things that get launched on start up). And now msconfig refuses to run, with error....
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Forum: General Discussion 04 Dec 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,800
Posted By spiderplant0
Launch batch file from the context menu in admin mode

Hi,
I found a registry script that creates an option on the windows explorer context menu that allows you to run a batch file.

The program that I use within the batch file is producing an access...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Aug 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 11,258
Posted By spiderplant0
Thanks logicearth...

Thanks logicearth (http://www.sevenforums.com/member.php?u=20061) that worked. I selected the entire drive and ticked the 'full-control' box for the 'everyone' account. I can now edit and save files...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Aug 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 11,258
Posted By spiderplant0
Lemur, Yes it NTFS. I've also tried it with...

Lemur, Yes it NTFS. I've also tried it with another HDD (also formatted NTFS) and it has the same problem.
Forum: General Discussion 16 Aug 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 11,258
Posted By spiderplant0
'access is denied' when saving a file

Hi, I have an external HDD that contains data originaly created with a windows XP PC. When plugged into my Windows 7 PC, I cant seem to be able to save changes. E.g. if I dbl click on a .txt file to...
Forum: System Security 16 Aug 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 5,418
Posted By spiderplant0
Hi, Thanks for all the replies. Sounds like I'll...

Hi, Thanks for all the replies. Sounds like I'll be reasonabley safe with UAC off (I'll turn it on again once I've figured out how to solve all the glitches).
In reply to cluberti...
Forum: System Security 12 Aug 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 5,418
Posted By spiderplant0
What are the implications of disabling the UAC

Hi, I'm getting sick and tired of the User Access Control popping up every time I launch some particular programs (plus its restrictions on editing of files). So I'm thinking of turning it off...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Aug 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 6,538
Posted By spiderplant0
Thanks Ztruker...

Thanks Ztruker (http://www.sevenforums.com/member.php?u=24464), that worked.
I also discovered that if I right mouse click over the 'UltraEdit' program shortcut and select 'run as administrator' it...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Aug 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 6,538
Posted By spiderplant0
Hi, Thanks for the speedy replies. I'm...

Hi, Thanks for the speedy replies.
I'm transferring stuff over from my old Windows XP machine and I need to edit some .ini files etc including some stuff for my own scripts and things. I appreciate...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Aug 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 6,538
Posted By spiderplant0
what user groups am I in?

Hi, I am unable to edit and save a file in c:\program files (x86)\ (e.g. if I open the file in UltraEdit, make changes and try to save the file).
After a bit of googleing, the problem might be down...
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