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Forum: Customization 06 Jul 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,318
Posted By RoseRodent
Show side by side - specify order

I am not sure this comes under customization, but there wasn't a better match that I could find like display or something.

I want to view multiple windows side by side across the screen, and it...
Forum: Customization 05 Jul 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,864
Posted By RoseRodent
OK, I think I get it a bit more now... but that...

OK, I think I get it a bit more now... but that presents the different problem of aim - I need the checkbox to be about the size of the icon due to terrible aim with hand tremors. Perhaps zoomed up...
Forum: Customization 05 Jul 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,864
Posted By RoseRodent
Thanks, I did that but it still only allows me to...

Thanks, I did that but it still only allows me to click one item at a time unless I am holding the ctrl key, so the problem remains, if you move while you are ctrl-clicking you still end up with...
Forum: Customization 05 Jul 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,864
Posted By RoseRodent
Accessibility on drag and drop options

I am a disabled W7 user and I frequently find I have a problem when I am trying to select multiple files to work with (copy, move, delete) that my hand accidentally has the tiniest wobble and W7...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,961
Posted By RoseRodent
I used to feel that way until Acronis messed up,...

I used to feel that way until Acronis messed up, so now I don't think of my system images as a safety blanket any more, I think of them as part of an arsenal of things that can still go wrong. I...
Forum: Customization 17 Aug 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 4,356
Posted By RoseRodent
It is on mine also, I just realised for some...

It is on mine also, I just realised for some reason it has not copy-pasted my whole message so it doesn't make sense, I meant to eject/remove an external USB HDD. Western Digital 2.5in to be specific.
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Aug 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 4,192
Posted By RoseRodent
Thanks, now just to be a touch clearer I am...

Thanks, now just to be a touch clearer I am definitely not reinstalling, so no solutions for what I should have done if only I'd known last week I would have liked to have done it! ;) I might do it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,961
Posted By RoseRodent
Thanks. I already use more than one image maker...

Thanks. I already use more than one image maker but since I had a meltdown with Acronis last time I tried to use it (validated the archive OK, then went on to go "deleting partition, no problem,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Aug 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 801
Posted By RoseRodent
Safely remove OS disk - what would happen?

Since I have jumpy hands with a disability it is scaring the pants off me to find that W7 allows me to pick my internal drive from which I am running the OS from the list of drives to stop with...
Forum: Customization 17 Aug 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 4,356
Posted By RoseRodent
Safely remove/eject in context menu for USB HDD?

One of the few things I liked about Vista was that you didn't have to go to a little tray icon to click to get your drives back, you could just right-click and "safely remove" was in the context...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,961
Posted By RoseRodent
Thanks, I am afraid I don't get it though. Do you...

Thanks, I am afraid I don't get it though. Do you mean that it should be that the time will always show from the very first image you made, so if you made one at 12.00 on 12th and one at 15.00 on the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,961
Posted By RoseRodent
I don't understand how that relates. I didn't...

I don't understand how that relates. I didn't make either image at 3.40am, the computer was powered off at 3.40 am and I was asleep. Why would it have picked up the label saying it's been done at...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,961
Posted By RoseRodent
Wrong time showing on system images

This isn't stricktly "installation and setup" I don't think, but I can't find anywhere else it fits either, so hopefully it is OK here.

I have made a couple of system images using W7's own native...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Aug 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 4,192
Posted By RoseRodent
Specific pros and cons of system reserved partition for me

I have read around various sites and tutorials and all for the Windows 7 system reserved partition, but I am still not entirely clear on what are the pros and cons of having them. I have heard many...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Aug 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By RoseRodent
Thanks for that, I found that I could...

Thanks for that, I found that I could successfully install the upgrade over the top of the (unbootable) system image restore from Acronis, as it was officially a "working" and genuine copy of Windows...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Aug 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By RoseRodent
SOLVED Please help me get some sense from Windows technical

I have a computer which came with Vista. I bought the Windows 7 Upgrade disk and when I did the installation it came up "invalid product key". After several false starts, transferrings to nowhere and...
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