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Forum: News 5 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By GrayGhost2
Hi Layback Bear :) I was only enquiring about...

Hi Layback Bear :)
I was only enquiring about OneDrive for DropBox type image files.

Slightly off topic ...
... my other-half is photo mad (on her rig) so I suggested she maybe use OneDrive to...
Forum: News 5 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By GrayGhost2
Thanks Indianatone :) and ThrashZone :) When...

Thanks Indianatone :) and ThrashZone :)

When I get some spare time we will be investing in NAS ... I have been looking on and off for >12 months. (Time!)
Some of my work is commercially...
Forum: Chillout Room 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By GrayGhost2
Hi poorguy, :ditto: Only this week my 14...

Hi poorguy,
:ditto:

Only this week my 14 year old Vuego flatbed scanner finally died.
At first I thought it was the rubber drive belt (3mm wide) that had set hard. Searched the net for "how to...
Forum: Chillout Room 6 Days Ago
Replies: 231
Views: 6,155
Posted By GrayGhost2
Gary, I did not know you well You were one...

Gary,
I did not know you well
You were one of the first to reach out your hand of friendship when I was going through a tough time.
(Health wise)

I have always remembered your generosity and...
Forum: News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By GrayGhost2
I have never used cloud storage except for...

I have never used cloud storage except for temporary DropBox to upload images to "those" forums.
Could OneDrive be a substitute for DropBox etc ?

Enquiry by a dinosaur and Luddite attempting to...
Forum: Chillout Room 6 Days Ago
Replies: 164
Views: 8,381
Posted By GrayGhost2
Rendering has gone pear shaped

Just opened this thread from a subscription link.
NOT logged in ... I got this (on 4 different attempts)

325828

AFTER logging in rendering was fixed.

I thought DocBrown's wrinkles were...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By GrayGhost2
Thanks Maxie :) The link to Internet Explorer -...

Thanks Maxie :)
The link to Internet Explorer - Change Default Download Location (http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/112232-internet-explorer-change-default-download-location.html" target="_blank)...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By GrayGhost2
Hi navin007 :) Sounds like you are...

Hi navin007 :)

Sounds like you are confronted by a difficult situation.
If the old HDDs are mechanically faulty, there is no work around.

A few faulty sectors can be reallocated sometimes, but...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By GrayGhost2
Customize "Downloads" folder path

In Win-XP Internet Explorer "Downloads" folder path could be set in ...

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer
Name:= Download Directory
Data:= <my preferred path>
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By GrayGhost2
Cannot rename USB thumb-drive

I have a 8GB thumb drive, age unknown.
[1] In WinExp, Name:= Removable Disk
[2] In drive Properties, Name:= <empty, no name, an empty string>

When I try to rename the drive "PKT2012" in either...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By GrayGhost2
I agree with "Mark Phelps". I have just ditched...

I agree with "Mark Phelps". I have just ditched a 2TB HDD.
How old are your discs ? I made the mistake of recycling a very old HDD into a near new rig.
... BUT ...
I have been looking at...
Forum: Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 268
Posted By GrayGhost2
MSI Installer, do I need it ?

I am about to download a PDF program that provides two 32bit downloads ...
1. 32 bit MSI Installer
2. 32bit (installer)

Knowing nothing about MSI Installer :confused: I found ... Windows...
Forum: Customization 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By GrayGhost2
Thanks Shawn, :) I will get to it to-night...

Thanks Shawn, :)
I will get to it to-night 11:30am here, I must get some $$ work done :cry:
Forum: Customization 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By GrayGhost2
Context Menu > New > items list ... remove and add

When I right click in results pane of WinExp, one of the options for "New" is "Journal Document"


What is a "Journal Document"
What does a "BriefCase" object do
Can "Journal Document" and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By GrayGhost2
My reason for moving the two ISO files onto...

My reason for moving the two ISO files onto external media is when doing a monthly C:drive defrag, one of the ISO files took 20minutes+ to defrag. There is no good reason to to keep the ISOs on the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By GrayGhost2
Glad you got it sorted :)

Glad you got it sorted :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By GrayGhost2
Hi TheUnknownM :) If your PC is limited to...

Hi TheUnknownM :)

If your PC is limited to USB1 or USB 2, a USB3 hub will be limited by the USB port it is connected too.
USB3 in a USB2 port will be at USB2 speed. Same with a USB2 hub in a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By GrayGhost2
Copying large files from C: to USB2 thumb drive

This is new territory for me.

I am trying to save two ISO files (Win7 Pro 32bit + 64bit, ex Digital River) from my C: drive (laptop spinner) to a new USB2 thumb-drive. (Laptop does not have...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By GrayGhost2
Synchronized backup offline

I would like to do a synchronized backup (offline) of my data drive each day
And then a full copy (from original) each week.

"Bart" is one program I found ... but I simply cannot get it to work....
Forum: Software 11 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By GrayGhost2
Hi Mark ... thanks for your input :) As I...

Hi Mark ... thanks for your input :)

As I understand it (from various videos by the developer) Spinrite does not repair sectors but reassigns data from dodgy sectors to new sectors.
I like the...
Forum: Software 10 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By GrayGhost2
I have a choice whether to shell out $100 for...

I have a choice whether to shell out $100 for Spinrite or $1,000 to lop some nuisance trees in our front yard.
Messing about with PCs is winning.

Russell :)
Forum: Software 10 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By GrayGhost2
Drive maintenance with "Spinrite" ?

Is there any merit in using Spinrite to "maintain" HDD discs ?

This podcast by the "Spinrite" developer (https://www.grc.com/sr/whatitdoes.htm) makes a lot of sense to me ... or am I missing...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By GrayGhost2
Those little empty rectangles (and sometimes big...

Those little empty rectangles (and sometimes big ones) keep me guessing at times. :confused:
I disable Adblocker in my browser (Palemoon) ... refresh the web page with F5 ... sometimes it works, and...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By GrayGhost2
My XP laptop does not have any Asian fonts and...

My XP laptop does not have any Asian fonts and yet Asian web sites render with Asian fonts ?
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By GrayGhost2
Hi Urthboundmisfit :) Thank you for the link...

Hi Urthboundmisfit :)

Thank you for the link to Removing foreign language fonts - Microsoft Community...
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