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Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
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Posted By johnhoh
Thanks megahertz I may do that. I'm not sure...

Thanks megahertz I may do that. I'm not sure what you mean by recent installation - do I do both those updates?.

My install DVD has a note on it that says win7 pro x64 X15 65805 and its dated...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By johnhoh
I just tried Easy Transfer and the only account...

I just tried Easy Transfer and the only account it showed up with was this single new account.

I also came across a technique for recovering an Unknown Account and tried that procedure, but since...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By johnhoh
This sounds like a good plan! But I cannot see...

This sounds like a good plan! But I cannot see how to edit the unknown account. If I right-click on it or left click or select change type, there does does not appear to be a way to edit it.
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By johnhoh
actually the computer name has not changed. The...

actually the computer name has not changed. The issue is that sysprep appeared to recreate my user name (Dad) but does not point to the old user folder or settings
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By johnhoh
I used sysrep to uninstall all old drivers and...

I used sysrep to uninstall all old drivers and install fresh drivers on the new motherboard. I was expecting to have to create a new user account like you said, but when the new motherboard booted...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By johnhoh
how to get setttings back after sysprep

I just successfully used sysprep to install a new motherboard. Then after bootup when I went to logon to "Dad" (my win7 username) it took me to a blank desktop. I see here that my desktop folder is...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By johnhoh
I only use silverlight for freestockcharts.com.

I only use silverlight for freestockcharts.com.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By johnhoh
thanks a lot that's very helpful, I'll do all...

thanks a lot that's very helpful, I'll do all that now.

What got me started down this path was recurring firefox crashes, that I still have not figured out. I do use silverlight a lot under IE...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By johnhoh
Thanks. If I understand what you are saying,...

Thanks. If I understand what you are saying, you've given me the process to follow if I wanted to be sure to list every possible update so I can get fully up to date. But that's not really my...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By johnhoh
Is there a list of must-have updates?

Hi - July 2015 was the last time I did a full windows update, and disabled it after that. My machine is for use at home behind on non-wireless router, is super stable, and I like it that way and...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,098
Posted By johnhoh
right click on the taskbar and select "lock the...

right click on the taskbar and select "lock the taskbar". That will remove the separator[/QUOTE]

so it doesn't. It simply hides the separator, but the effect of the separator is still there and...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jan 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,098
Posted By johnhoh
right click on the taskbar and select "lock the...

right click on the taskbar and select "lock the taskbar". That will remove the separator
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jan 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 7,311
Posted By johnhoh
Here is a method to create a win7 usb boot drive ...

Here is a method to create a win7 usb boot drive

Boot Windows 7 directly from a USB drive (run Win7 from a USB drive) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvWGV9YJxfQ&feature=player_embedded)
Forum: Software 24 Jan 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 10,728
Posted By johnhoh
when you install a program, windows will...

when you install a program, windows will associate that program with certain files. For instance if you install the freeware program irfanview, all your .jpg and .bmp files will now have an icon of...
Forum: Software 24 Jan 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 10,728
Posted By johnhoh
Space sniffer is free and small, and will show...

Space sniffer is free and small, and will show you a picture of your D drive so you can see what files or programs are taking up the most space. Step 1 here is to get your D drive down to below 90%...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,742
Posted By johnhoh
Not needing to save except for once in a great...

Not needing to save except for once in a great while, and then being able to remember to do so, is a claim to perfection? What a wierd post



Thanks. Just did that and it was just what I...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,742
Posted By johnhoh
what about 100 or 200 times a day? I do...

what about 100 or 200 times a day?

I do save the modification sometimes, I just never need reminding.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,742
Posted By johnhoh
its obviously possible. Autohotkey will do this,...

its obviously possible. Autohotkey will do this, but am curious if there is another way

anyone else?
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,240
Posted By johnhoh
yes that's it. Thank you.

yes that's it. Thank you.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,742
Posted By johnhoh
I understand why the default is to prompt to...

I understand why the default is to prompt to save. What I am asking is for a technique to avoid it.
Its worth seeking a way around it. I do it dozens of times a day.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,742
Posted By johnhoh
possible to exit mspaint without prompt to save?

dozens of times per day I view and modify images using mspaint, then almost always want to exit without saving the modified image. To do so, I have to first exit, and then click on "don't save". ...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,240
Posted By johnhoh
that's what I thought too. I've done that and it...

that's what I thought too. I've done that and it changed the view for most folders, but not the desktop folder
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,240
Posted By johnhoh
want details view, not icon view, for "save as"

I just reinstalled win7 on this machine (clean install of win7 pro x64) and am trying to set it up the way it used to be. Right now on any program (notepad, whatever) when I do a "save as" it shows...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 4,329
Posted By johnhoh
I just clean installed again using a win7 sp1...

I just clean installed again using a win7 sp1 dvd, and went into control panel > programs and it was empty (as you'd think) and also control panel > programs > view installed updates and kb976902 is...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 4,329
Posted By johnhoh
Sone progress here. Turns out that kb976902...

Sone progress here. Turns out that kb976902 makes some changes to the system that cause this delay.

I did a clean install and ran ms update, got the delay, then started uninstalling the...
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