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Forum: General Discussion 24 Mar 2012
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Posted By bmwbiker
Thanks!

Thank you Kado897.
Forum: General Discussion 24 Mar 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,778
Posted By bmwbiker
List of Path Abbreviations: %whatever% Thingies

Does anyone know where I can find a list of valid path abbreviations? I'm referring to the abbreviations between percent signs such as %programdata% = C:\ProgramData that one can use in defining...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Mar 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,764
Posted By bmwbiker
Thanks, Maguscreed

Wow! That was fast. Thanks for the answer. As I run as administrator I blow right past the password business. My only question now is why some installers are NOT under user account control?
Forum: General Discussion 18 Mar 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,764
Posted By bmwbiker
Significance of shield overlay icon on installer programs?

Does anyone know what is the significance of the shield overlay icon on the icon for some downloaded program installers but not on others? I have speculated that it might be:
(a) Windows...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Mar 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,878
Posted By bmwbiker
Found answer to problem

After right-click on Start orb | Properties | Start menu | Customise | Use default settings | OK | OK, my hover icons came back. After some experimentation with the customise feature it appears that...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Mar 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,878
Posted By bmwbiker
Right side start menu icons

Used to be, when I hovered over items on the right side of the start menu there was an changing icon at the top of the menu. Somehow in my fiddling I have disabled that and no icons now appear at...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Mar 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,268
Posted By bmwbiker
Thanks, Shawn

Current item in Startup folder didn't show in any of the registry run entries. I ran out of time to deal with this problem and rolled the system back to mid-February via a full backup. Startup...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Mar 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,268
Posted By bmwbiker
Thanks for your suggestion. I have used the...

Thanks for your suggestion. I have used the program, Autoruns, for the same purpose. It shows both instances of Thunderbird originating in the startup folder. If I kill (uncheck box) either one it...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Mar 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,268
Posted By bmwbiker
Startup folder gives double instances

Just ran into a curious glitch in my Win7. Whatever I put into my startup folder is started twice upon booting. If I put a shortcut to Thunderbird in the startup folder, the next time I boot two...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Feb 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,324
Posted By bmwbiker
Installing Win7 on (not from) a Flash Drive

Now that flash drives are available in sizes up to 128 GB it seems feasible to install Windows directly on such a drive, except that the installer setup does not recognize flash drives. I understand...
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