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Forum: General Discussion 24 May 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By oldtraveler
Thank you. It was so simple once you pointed out...

Thank you. It was so simple once you pointed out the solution.
Forum: General Discussion 23 May 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By oldtraveler
System sounds are muted: others are not???

My system sounds (exit windows etc.) are muted. They will not play even by pushing the "test" button in Control panel;Sound. Other sounds work normally. How to fix?
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Aug 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 679
Posted By oldtraveler
New Win 7 Home Network

I have just purchased a new Win Home Premium laptop as part of my home network. It has setup a new Home Network complete with password and it sees my printer and and my desktop, but I can't see the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 15 Jan 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 4,403
Posted By oldtraveler
Resolution problems following a reinstall usually...

Resolution problems following a reinstall usually means that you need to update your video drivers.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 15 Jan 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,714
Posted By oldtraveler
Using the same pc I just tried to watch the ABC...

Using the same pc I just tried to watch the ABC video on a Ubuntu installation in a virtual machine on my C Drive. It played as it should have. This suggests to me that the problem is strictly in...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 14 Jan 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,714
Posted By oldtraveler
Flash et al up to date etc? Yes. I even tried...

Flash et al up to date etc? Yes. I even tried the "square" edition supposedly for 64 bit systems. I have version 10,1,102,64 installed.

Not using adblock or noscript that blocks elements to the...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 13 Jan 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,714
Posted By oldtraveler
ABC News

Does anyone have any idea why the videos from ABC will not play (black screen only) on either Firefox or IE on my Win 7 64 bit system while the NBC videos play just fine? Stephanie Seymour Photo...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Dec 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,160
Posted By oldtraveler
I have found that 99% of the applications...

I have found that 99% of the applications (programs) that I install can be done on Drive D and still will run fine from C. The advantage here is to keep the size of C minimized and thus easier to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Dec 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,532
Posted By oldtraveler
Thank you. After adding "Everyone" and allowing...

Thank you. After adding "Everyone" and allowing access it worked.

Since this is a "data" only drive I don't consider this a security risk for my home network.
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Dec 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,532
Posted By oldtraveler
Making my data drive (F) accessible to other network pcs

I have a home network between a Win 7 64bit desktop and an XP Pro laptop. I am able using the Win 7 desktop to view and work with shared files on the XP. When I try to view the shared drive F...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 Nov 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,356
Posted By oldtraveler
look at my post 3 above yours...no need to...

look at my post 3 above yours...no need to torture FF with another extension ;)

-DG[/QUOTE]
For me it is easier to right click than to drag and drop.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 14 Nov 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,356
Posted By oldtraveler
In my IE browser the shortcut is there by right...

In my IE browser the shortcut is there by right clicking or by going to File; Send; Shortcut to desktop.

In Firefox you need to add the deskCut addon which will let you right click and "Create...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Oct 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By oldtraveler
System Restore?

System Restore?
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 04 Sep 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,272
Posted By oldtraveler
Unable to view video

Why is it that to view Gov. Jan Brewer's Brain Freeze - ABC News (http://abcnews.go.com/video) I must use Ubuntu or Windows XP? When I try to view that in my Windows 7 64bit system in either...
Forum: Backup and Restore 29 Aug 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 4,526
Posted By oldtraveler
Several months ago I discovered that my Grub 2...

Several months ago I discovered that my Grub 2 was being occasionally overwritten by the Windows 7 MBR. I tried a number of things, but the one that works for me was to re-install Win 7 (from a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Aug 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,135
Posted By oldtraveler
I would start by downloading and installing...

I would start by downloading and installing Partition Wizard (free)
Magic Server Partition Manager Software - Resize partition for Windows Server 2003, 2008 and 2000....
Forum: Gaming 02 Aug 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 10,444
Posted By oldtraveler
I use Win 7 64bit and Firefox. There are no...

I use Win 7 64bit and Firefox. There are no problems with playing Pogo games, but you may need to set game3.pogo.com as an exception to Tools; Options; content tab; block popup windows; exceptions...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Jul 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,461
Posted By oldtraveler
I use it frequently with success. Be sure to...

I use it frequently with success.

Be sure to create the bootable recovery disk that is an option somewhere along the installation routine. Using the free Macrium Reflect you will have to have it...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jun 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,710
Posted By oldtraveler
Could he perhaps create an image of the Win 7...

Could he perhaps create an image of the Win 7 partition and then restore that image to the C Drive?
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jun 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By oldtraveler
Using Win7 64bit Home premium I am able to open...

Using Win7 64bit Home premium I am able to open a folder and AFTER I hold down the Shift key, I can then select as long list of files as I want.

Works for the Ctrl key too.

I use single...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 6,823
Posted By oldtraveler
Yes. I can move it there. I'm still wondering...

Yes. I can move it there. I'm still wondering since it doesn't execute, what purpose does it serve?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 6,823
Posted By oldtraveler
Since it doesn't execute, why would I want it on...

Since it doesn't execute, why would I want it on my taskbar?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 6,823
Posted By oldtraveler
Scannow completed without any errors. But...

Scannow completed without any errors.

But I discovered that my problem was related to my use of "Classic Start Menu". Thus the location of Disk Cleanup.exe was not...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 6,823
Posted By oldtraveler
Attached is what I get.

Attached is what I get.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 6,823
Posted By oldtraveler
Yes. I can re-pin it to the start Menu, but it...

Yes. I can re-pin it to the start Menu, but it still will not run from there. Once re-pinned I can no longer unpin it. I can only delete the file entirely.

Could that exe file be corrupt? If...
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