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Forum: Tutorials 06 Jun 2016
Replies: 357
Views: 939,141
Posted By maxseven
Thanks Brink! :cool: Funny I had never heard...

Thanks Brink! :cool:

Funny I had never heard of "XP Mode" till this tut was referenced in another thread. But now that I am running W7 Pro I may have to download and try it before MS decides it...
Forum: Tutorials 06 Jun 2016
Replies: 357
Views: 939,141
Posted By maxseven
I have not read all 36 pages of this thread, but...

I have not read all 36 pages of this thread, but would've thought my question would be answered in Post #1 so here goes: what are the considerations for using XP Mode over simply running a program in...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 May 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 1,143
Posted By maxseven
Well it's not the first time this has happened to...

Well it's not the first time this has happened to any of us and won't be the last I'm sure. At least it's working and if I were you I'd made a backup or two of the PC! While it's working!

Thanks...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 May 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By maxseven
Did you mean here the MSI website? You said the...

Did you mean here the MSI website? You said the FX610 refuses to recognize the drive.

USB 3.0 hardware is new enough and different enough that you will need to search for and find the specialized...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 May 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By maxseven
I agree with the previous two posters. Your old,...

I agree with the previous two posters. Your old, failed motherboard had different hardware such that the drivers on the HDD are seriously incorrect for booting your new PC, so wrong that Repair alone...
Forum: General Discussion 09 May 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By maxseven
Brink that is brilliant! Where do you learn such...

Brink that is brilliant! Where do you learn such things!!!!!!?!!!!! :cool:

I did not have to change the icon--it just worked. THANK YOU!!!

:geek::D
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 May 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By maxseven
I had downloaded ShadowExplorer in the past, but...

I had downloaded ShadowExplorer in the past, but didn't have it loaded onto this particular PC and your posts inspired me to try it on this one. It's very cool and I'd forgotten about it.

Just...
Forum: General Discussion 09 May 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By maxseven
any way to pin .vbs such that the icon is retained?

Since you bumped this ancient thread I have to ask a related question:

I made a custom iTunes.VBS which in turn calls a RuniTunes.bat. I did this in order to Start and Stop Bonjour service which...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By maxseven
No need for iTunes. Plug-in the iPad, get...

No need for iTunes.

Plug-in the iPad, get the "Device Connect" sound, on the iPad a pop-up asks if you want to "Allow access to photos and videos" and if you Allow, you should see "Apple iPad" in...
Forum: Tutorials 03 May 2016
Replies: 142
Views: 91,620
Posted By maxseven
Maybe it's stated here but I can't find it: why...

Maybe it's stated here but I can't find it: why would not the Task Scheduler method simply use the "At startup" trigger instead of Daily? The title here is Create at System Startup but instead Method...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 03 May 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By maxseven
Thanks for the tip. I don't run SFC except on the...

Thanks for the tip. I don't run SFC except on the rarest of occasions so will try to keep this in mind.
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 May 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By maxseven
That is an odd message for sure; it apparently...

That is an odd message for sure; it apparently came from the BIOS and not from Windows. I dunno what to say PTH except to maybe unplug it, root around the BIOS to see if there's an Enable/Disable for...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 May 2016
Replies: 34
Views: 52,403
Posted By maxseven
Well, "whatever works for you" of course, but I...

Well, "whatever works for you" of course, but I for one don't ever want to think that hard about how to make/keep/restore backups.

FWIW and IME it seems the easiest solution of all, at least for...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 01 May 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By maxseven
Ha, ha! Yeah, I'll bet! :D Brilliant,...

Ha, ha! Yeah, I'll bet!

:D

Brilliant, Hedge. Now why didn't I think to try that? I found it necessary to reboot to Safe Mode cuz Windows wouldn't let me change the folder names, which I changed...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 29 Apr 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By maxseven
Windows opens "Camera" .jpgs with Windows Photo Viewer--How to stop?

All my .jpg files are associated with IrFanView, but when the .jpg is located on a camera connected via USB e.g. my iPhone, double-clicking that .jpg opens it in Windows Photo Viewer, which I hate...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Apr 2016
Replies: 20
Views: 14,353
Posted By maxseven
Can you explain please what you mean by this.

Can you explain please what you mean by this.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Apr 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 63,872
Posted By maxseven
You're very welcome. FWIW I joined...

You're very welcome.

FWIW I joined sevenforums years ago when I noticed that many of my problem searches found good answers HERE. Now I try to contribute where I can although "I am not a...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Apr 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By maxseven
It seems to me when I tried WET when I upgraded...

It seems to me when I tried WET when I upgraded to another PC I used built-in Help. In any case it worked quite well, did it last summer from one W7HPx64 PC to the new W7Prox64; I see no reason for...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Apr 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By maxseven
Here's an article that uses backup as an example:...

Here's an article that uses backup as an example:

Run Scripts At Shutdown in Windows 7 (http://www.trishtech.com/2010/11/run-scripts-at-shutdown-in-windows-7/)

It sounds like you need...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Apr 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By maxseven
Well, having a problem like this would drive me...

Well, having a problem like this would drive me nuts till I fixed it, but I'm glad you are OK with the workaround.
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Apr 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 8,484
Posted By maxseven
Ha, I had to re-read my five-year-old post and...

Ha, I had to re-read my five-year-old post and still can't recall this particular problem. Which is why we have to write stuff down!

Glad it helped you!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Apr 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By maxseven
Ok, what I would do next is run Uwe Sieber's...

Ok, what I would do next is run Uwe Sieber's DriveCleanup, first with -t (to Test what it will do) and then without and save the session for your record (select all and enter and then paste to a text...
Forum: Drivers 15 Apr 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By maxseven
Another tool to explore the drivers that lurk in...

Another tool to explore the drivers that lurk in your system is Driver Store Explorer (RAPR).

FWIW I have a USB modem which, when plugged to my laptop, causes Sleep not to work. I can just unplug...
Forum: Drivers 15 Apr 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By maxseven
I have no idea what this is about i.e. I never...

I have no idea what this is about i.e. I never heard of a router being installed as a Windows device!!!?!!!

In any case it seems completely unrelated to your issue, for which you might try first...
Forum: Drivers 14 Apr 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By maxseven
Those may be perfectly valid and you will find...

Those may be perfectly valid and you will find out if you uninstall one and then Scan for Hardware changes again--the driver will simply reinstall itself.

Is this a new problem with an existing...
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