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Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By blockie
I have been trying this and that. The latest try...

I have been trying this and that. The latest try was to create a shortcut of a QP file. Took ownership and created "everyone" as a user with full priveledges. Entered CTRL....ALT.....Q as the Hotkey...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By blockie
Can I program keys to open programs that are run by WP, QP and Nuance.

I need to cut and paste several scanned lists to a Quattro pro file via Nuance PDF Convertor (for it's OCR). Wordperfect will also be in the mix. These tasks are repitishes in nature with human...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Jul 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By blockie
Thanks That did it. Bill

Thanks That did it.
Bill
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Jul 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By blockie
Computer connects to other router

I live in a Assited care facility. They have a router that with some kind of repeaters scattered throughout the facilty providing WiFi to the residents. I have my own router that I am connected to. I...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 23 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By blockie
The contents of my pictures are not being displayed.

I used to be able to see the content of my pictures in a folder so that I knew which one I could edit without opening it first. Now all I see are the generic thumbnails.
What do I need to do to see...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 May 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By blockie
WHS Your correct. I am a little disappointed in...

WHS
Your correct. I am a little disappointed in Zorin. So, I'll try Mint. You talked about, in your video, putting Mint on a flash drive. Do you boot from a USB flash drive or are you setup to boot...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 May 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By blockie
Since my last post I have reformatted the disk,...

Since my last post I have reformatted the disk, for other reasons. and the problem no longer exists.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 May 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By blockie
Stll getting WXP updates

Probably wrong forum.
However, a friend who has a computer with WXP OS still gets updates from............. This in spite of MICROSOFT stopping support on WXP in April.
I suspect a number of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 May 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By blockie
I purchased the Zorin disk because my attempts at...

I purchased the Zorin disk because my attempts at downloading were unsat. Checksums never agreed.
After receiving the disk I found that it would not bootup either, so, I decided to try the download...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Apr 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By blockie
I don't have a second computer. Only the one...

I don't have a second computer.
Only the one HDD.

Bill
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Apr 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By blockie
After my last post I found an old external disk...

After my last post I found an old external disk in my closet. Hooked it up and it was recognized. The original Drive 1 (system W7) had changed to Drive 0 and the external to Drive 1. I removed the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Apr 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By blockie
Where is my Drive 0

I have an external disk which I use for my backups. I deleted a couple of Ubuntu partitions and in the process I think I saw something about a missing drive letter. I was clicking things too fast and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Apr 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By blockie
Boot menu with three options

I have two OS,s on my computer and , shortly, will put another one on. Presently I have W7 which I boot into and use. I have Ubuntu which I am learning and shortly, as soon as I get the disk, I will...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Apr 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,330
Posted By blockie
Golden, The new thread is named Boot menu with...

Golden,
The new thread is named Boot menu with three options.
Bill
Forum: System Security 25 Apr 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By blockie
The active version is 1.75.0.1., the version in...

The active version is 1.75.0.1., the version in Ubuntu Trash folder is ver. 1.0.1. By going into Ubunto I was able to send the folder NOT containing the tick to the trash bin. When I went back to W7...
Forum: System Security 25 Apr 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By blockie
David I am using 32bit W7 SPi and the folder I...

David
I am using 32bit W7 SPi and the folder I am trying to delete does not have a tick mark.

Bill
Forum: System Security 25 Apr 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By blockie
Thanx, Brink but Unlocker didn't help. Bill

Thanx, Brink but Unlocker didn't help.

Bill
Forum: System Security 25 Apr 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By blockie
How to change permission

I have two folers named "Malwarebytes - Anti-Malware. Im trying to delete one and don't have permiossion. The message says an administrator must give permissions. My other user account is the...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Apr 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By blockie
Had two menus, GRUB for Ubuntu and Easy BCD. Grub...

Had two menus, GRUB for Ubuntu and Easy BCD. Grub was the first menu and EasyBCD was the second menu. Reverseds them letting EasyBCD be the fir0st menu. The bios went down from 100 seconds to about...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Apr 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By blockie
All Gone. Solved.

All Gone. Solved.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Apr 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By blockie
Sorry. Cart before the horse and I forgot the...

Sorry. Cart before the horse and I forgot the horse.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Apr 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By blockie
Unrecognized folders on my C: drive

Doing a bit of housecleaning I came across some folders that I do not recognize. I have includecd a screenshot of the files. The top two (with a $ preceeding the name ) have a lot of duplicate...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Apr 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By blockie
The correct name is EasyBCD NOT Easy123. Anyway...

The correct name is EasyBCD NOT Easy123. Anyway the bios is still at 100 seconds with th EasyBCD menu removed. I would prefer to use the EasyBCD menu rather that the one created by the Ubuntu...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Apr 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By blockie
BIOS ver AMI p53e 204 went from 15 to 100 seconds with dual boot/

I have mdl AMI P5w3e 204 Bios in my laptop. I added Ubuntu 12 with dual boot. I used Easy123 to create a boot menu not realizing that the Ubuntu installer also created a boot menu. Whatever the two...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Apr 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,330
Posted By blockie
i ran a checksum and did NOT get agreeing...

i ran a checksum and did NOT get agreeing nunbers. Althoigh ran the image file to DVD as slow as I could, 2 X the checksums die NOT match. That explains why it did't work. I have ordered the disk...
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