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Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By jharris1993
Ranger, What you describe is exactly the...

Ranger,

What you describe is exactly the issue I am experiencing. . . .

Yes, I know that I can access that feature by clicking on the little triangle next to the system tray. I also know that...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By jharris1993
"Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media" keeps vanishing from systray

I have noticed this on several systems - one in particular is a Toshiba Sattelite A505-S6980 - where I "Customize" the icons that appear in the system tray.

One icon that I like to appear is the...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By jharris1993
Win7 shows vista boot screen only on system reboot

Issue:
I have clients with certain machines - one in particular is the Dell Inspiron Duo - a "flippy" tablet that has a rotating screen.

When starting Win7 (32 bit), either Home Premium or Pro, a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Mar 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By jharris1993
Windude99 Thanks for your reply, it is...

Windude99

Thanks for your reply, it is appreciated.

I already understand about the lock-ups. I strongly suspect that it is related to attaching and removing devices like external hard-drives...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Mar 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By jharris1993
Can I run chkdsk on system startup page after a forced power-off?

Greetings, and a huge thank-you to everyone of the form for all your help!

Here's the deal,

I have a Toshiba laptop (A505-S6980) with a 1 t hard drive running Win7 Personal. (Which IMHO, is not...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Mar 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 670
Posted By jharris1993
How to categorize or manage multiple font language types

Greetings to everyone!

First of all, let me thank everybody here for all the help you've given me as well as others. Often I have had a knotty problem and have done a web-search and found the...
Forum: Tutorials 29 Nov 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 233,723
Posted By jharris1993
Thanks for saving my @$$

@Brink,

This is TOTALLY WIZARD!

I'm in the process of setting up two machines for a client of mine - both machines identical HP OEM Win7 Home Premium boxes, so I set one up soup-to-nuts and...
Forum: Microsoft Office 09 Nov 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 33,945
Posted By jharris1993
I tried that in my copy of Outlook 2010 and did...

I tried that in my copy of Outlook 2010 and did not see what you suggested was there.

Note my copy of Outlook uses local account and local .pst file info - instead of server based mail.

When I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Sep 2011
Replies: 30
Views: 23,733
Posted By jharris1993
@hcurry, I just wanted to reiterate a...

@hcurry,

I just wanted to reiterate a statement I made in my first posting:
You may wish to run the tool more than once, as absolutely insane as this may sound at first glance.

This tool...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Sep 2011
Replies: 30
Views: 23,733
Posted By jharris1993
An HOUR? Wow! I have never seen a "first run"...

An HOUR? Wow! I have never seen a "first run" take less than that - often several - even on an apparently good system. Though I can understand your reticence, normally things don't take that long and...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Sep 2011
Replies: 30
Views: 23,733
Posted By jharris1993
Like I said above - before re-reading your post...

Like I said above - before re-reading your post and noticing you tried this - the system update rediness tool can take extreme lengths of time depending on how badly barf'd up the update store is. I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Sep 2011
Replies: 30
Views: 23,733
Posted By jharris1993
Try using the system update rediness tool

This can arise because win Vista / 7 use a different update paradigm than XP or earlier - there is a seperate "update layer" that maintains a database of God only knows what. This database can become...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 May 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 75,769
Posted By jharris1993
Enable and/or Disable AHCI

I hope I am not duplicating something here. . . . I did look - Honest!

I ran into an interesting problem and found an easy fix.

First: I wanted to ENABLE AHCI because (supposedly) it...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Dec 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 4,165
Posted By jharris1993
I discovered some more very interesting "issues"...

I discovered some more very interesting "issues" about this. (Make that read, things that can give you grey hair!)

At the risk of cross-posting (which I know can get me my fingers broken), I am...
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