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Forum: Virtualization 23 May 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks Jimbo, I appreciate the amount of detail...

Thanks Jimbo, I appreciate the amount of detail you went into. I will print that out and give it a try.

I don't have Acronis, but will check for a free trial version as it is not something I would...
Forum: General Discussion 22 May 2014
Replies: 25
Views: 782
Posted By CarvedDuck
NOT good advice, but too late now. That Attrib...

NOT good advice, but too late now. That Attrib command will change anything and everything in the FAT (File Allocation Table)

You should have run Recuva just to see what's there. It is never a...
Forum: General Discussion 22 May 2014
Replies: 25
Views: 782
Posted By CarvedDuck
Before you do anything, get a copy of Recuva from...

Before you do anything, get a copy of Recuva from the people that make CCleaner. Use that to see what may still be reclaimable from the drive.
Forum: Virtualization 22 May 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By CarvedDuck
Moving win7-Pro to a Virtual Machine

Hi All,

I have a 2007 Acer laptop that I no longer use that has win7-Pro. I also have VMware Player running XP for some old software I still need to refer to from time to time. Given the continual...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Apr 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By CarvedDuck
How can I validate an email address

Hi, I have a friend's email address that is bouncing. Being Dyslexic, I probably wrote it down incorrectly so I would like to try various spelling error combinations that I often make. I started by...
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Mar 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By CarvedDuck
Allow new Network to Join - how to modify?

Hi,
A small table just popped up on the screen (win7pro) and it had a short list of IP addresses (maybe 6 lines) and two buttons at the bottom. The message was something like "A new network wants to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Feb 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By CarvedDuck
7Pro windows update crashing

Hi,

I have a Lenovo laptop and had to do a full factory install from the recovery partition. All went well but then I got 116 updates for windows. I set it going and several hours later it said...
Forum: Microsoft Office 20 Jan 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By CarvedDuck
Caddy for printer to Print checks

Hi All,

I'd like to print checks but my Samsung ML2525 printer declares a jam if load one horizontally. It actually prints it but will not continue to pass it through the feed system to the...
Forum: System Security 19 Oct 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By CarvedDuck
Did you not read all of my post? 1: Programs...

Did you not read all of my post?

1: Programs I have designed, developed, written, compiled and run. I know every byte within them.
2: None of them have anything to do with or need the Internet....
Forum: System Security 18 Oct 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By CarvedDuck
May have a virus -- how to transfer

Hi All,

My laptop has been acting weird and is frequently accessing the Internet when I launch programs. These are programs I have written and compiled myself and they have no functions or needs...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Aug 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks to all who replied. I found that win8...

Thanks to all who replied.

I found that win8 doesn't really shut down with the normal shut-down options. You need a secret handshake and your cap turned sideways and standing on one leg.

Click...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Aug 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By CarvedDuck
Low cost win7 - win8 sucks!

Hi Guys,

I have had it with win8 and can't wait for 8.1. Not being able to boot into Safe Mode is useless.

Msoft's moronic answer to Safe-Mode is to set it up from within win8. DUH! If the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Aug 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks Tanya, That's what I thought too, but...

Thanks Tanya,

That's what I thought too, but it is not happening. The software declares a non-existent Path.

File and Printer sharing is fine as I mentioned, I can see it fine on the network...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Aug 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By CarvedDuck
Network UNC for attached Drive

Hi All,
I have some software that requires a network UNC Path to store data.

I have a USB drive attached to another PC on the network and I can't seem to get the software to see it. I can see...
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jul 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,623
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks Jimbo, I am using SP4, but was not aware...

Thanks Jimbo, I am using SP4, but was not aware of the later Patch. Downloading as I type.

Will let you know how it goes.
Forum: Virtualization 27 Jul 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,623
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks, been there and tried that before I...

Thanks, been there and tried that before I reluctantly went to vpc2007. While it does run w2000 it does not honor any of the video drivers or adapters that I could find. It stays at 640 x 480 - 16...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Jul 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,623
Posted By CarvedDuck
Hi Jimbo, Thanks for that but it would be a...

Hi Jimbo,

Thanks for that but it would be a waste of time using the trial versions as they only renew for 3-months. In 9 months I am back to where I was.

In fact I think I recently read...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Jul 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,623
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks Rich, I have been a long time fan of...

Thanks Rich, I have been a long time fan of Macrium Reflect (MR) until I had a laptop stolen from our home and a lot of private information was compromised. Online banking, personal and family...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Jul 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,623
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks, that's not going to happen. :)

Thanks, that's not going to happen. :)
Forum: Virtualization 26 Jul 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,623
Posted By CarvedDuck
Win7pro in a VirtualPC - How?

Hi all,

Is it possible to install my current win7pro in a Virtual PC without having to buy/Activate another copy?

I realize I would actually have to copies running, one to run the VPC and...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Jul 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 669
Posted By CarvedDuck
Cross-connect two wifi networks?

Hi All,

I recently set up a doggy cam using an IP pan/tilt camera. I used a small TPLink router/access point to keep it separate from my main home network and it all works fine. In my Network...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 May 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By CarvedDuck
I need help accessing wireless IP Camera

Hi All,

Trying to set up a Foscam wireless IP Camera as a baby monitor. I have it is working great when I access it directly by a static IP address and Port that I assigned via my Router...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks Guys, I don't have a win7 to run in a...

Thanks Guys,

I don't have a win7 to run in a VM otherwise I would have done that. :cry:

I found Sandboxie which might do what I want but it is a pay-for-it thing and I will probably only use...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 14 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By CarvedDuck
Test install of IE10?

Hi All,

Using win7pro 64.

I have an application that runs within IE9 using third party DirectX. It was designed for IE6 and I am amazed it is still running OK in IE9, albeit with some Registry...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By CarvedDuck
DUH! OK, found it in the Tools > Folder...

DUH! OK, found it in the
Tools > Folder Options > Navigation Pane

"Show all Folders"
"Automatically expand.."

Had not seen that before for some reason. Maybe it only appears on the 64bit...
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