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Forum: General Discussion 15 Mar 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 9,361
Posted By mick823
This happens because Ubuntu uses UTC time by...

This happens because Ubuntu uses UTC time by default and Windows does not. Here is the fix:

In Ubuntu navigate to the /etc/default/ folder and scroll down to a file called rsC

Open the file...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Mar 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 9,361
Posted By mick823
Just curious, not sure if this thread is still...

Just curious, not sure if this thread is still alive : Same setup here. Has anyone resolved it? (In my case it's exactely 5 hours every time I go from Mac to Windows. If I cold boot Win7 after...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Aug 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 104,249
Posted By mick823
When you click the internet connection and select...

When you click the internet connection and select your home network, check to see that the "connect automatically" box is ticked with a check mark.
Forum: News 27 May 2011
Replies: 151
Views: 20,475
Posted By mick823
Firefox Nightly 7

......I still have three addons (two important) not compatible with 5.x and another seven that are compatible with 5.x but not compatible with 6.x. Only 12 out of my 22 addons are compatible with...
Forum: News 19 Apr 2011
Replies: 151
Views: 20,475
Posted By mick823
Installing the Nightly Tester Tools 3.1.6 and...

Installing the Nightly Tester Tools 3.1.6 and using the "force addon compatibility" option will make your add-ons work in most cases. Install the Nightly Testers Tools, restart the browser to...
Forum: News 14 Apr 2011
Replies: 151
Views: 20,475
Posted By mick823
I have been using the latest Firefox 6 (code...

I have been using the latest Firefox 6 (code named "Nightly") since it came out several days ago. It is beta software so some problems can be expected. So far it has been relatively problem free but...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Mar 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,959
Posted By mick823
Put what to 1024MB?

Put what to 1024MB?
Forum: News 15 Mar 2011
Replies: 213
Views: 25,224
Posted By mick823
A noticeable increase in speed on my Mini with an...

A noticeable increase in speed on my Mini with an Atom and 2GB. A thumbs up in that category. The back button? A definite thumbs down. It may be a minor detail as far as function but it looks like...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Mar 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 88,927
Posted By mick823
Follow the instructions in post #1 and you will...

Follow the instructions in post #1 and you will have the option to disable after modifying the registry and doing a reboot. My control page looked like yours before the registry tweak - no option to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Mar 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 88,927
Posted By mick823
I think it has something to do with how the OEM...

I think it has something to do with how the OEM set it up. My Gateway mini did not have the option to disable until I did the registry tweak while a Dell I own has always had the option.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Mar 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 88,927
Posted By mick823
Synaptics Touchpad - Auto disable with USB mouse

No option to disable your Synaptics Touchpad when you plugin a USB mouse? The function is there but is disabled in the registry. Click the link and scroll down to message #9. Make the change, reboot...
Forum: Tutorials 04 Mar 2011
Replies: 1,581
Views: 790,503
Posted By mick823
Did you try deleting your old desktop shortcut...

Did you try deleting your old desktop shortcut and creating a new one? Probably a dumb question but sometimes we forget the obvious.
Forum: Tutorials 02 Mar 2011
Replies: 1,581
Views: 790,503
Posted By mick823
Service Pack 1

swblake,

Glad you got it working. I can report that the method described in my previous post #948 (sorry I can't figure out how to link) has a 100% success rate on 4 different installs. I just...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Feb 2011
Replies: 1,581
Views: 790,503
Posted By mick823
Performed a repair install by selecting the...

Performed a repair install by selecting the "Upgrade" option from the installation DVD. After completion the system prompted me to perform 60+ updates. Checked the list to make sure they were all...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Feb 2011
Replies: 1,581
Views: 790,503
Posted By mick823
Some of the tech blogs are reporting that the...

Some of the tech blogs are reporting that the modified Windows Mail is the culprit in the failure of the SP1 to install. Others are reporting that the culprit is addtional language packs and to...
Forum: Tutorials 25 Feb 2011
Replies: 1,581
Views: 790,503
Posted By mick823
OK, this may be some decent news if there is any...

OK, this may be some decent news if there is any with MickeySoft. I've tried the WinUpdate for 4 times. Every time I've done it, it hangs at downloading on the 31 percent. I think my longest wait has...
Forum: Tutorials 25 Feb 2011
Replies: 1,581
Views: 790,503
Posted By mick823
Heres how I preserved my Windows Mail until...

Heres how I preserved my Windows Mail until Service Pack 1 was installed and working (32-bit)
Renamed the C:\Program Files\Windows Mail folder to Windows Mail.new
Installed Service pack 1
Renamed...
Forum: News 17 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 9,300
Posted By mick823
Okay, but the computer that has the striped...

Okay, but the computer that has the striped progress bar is set at 1080x1024. It is possible that when I first installed the OS that the resolution was lower until I reset it, but shouldn't have...
Forum: News 15 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 9,300
Posted By mick823
Just booted my netbook from a bootable USB with...

Just booted my netbook from a bootable USB with the install dvd on it. I only get the green bar at bootup. The animation runs from BIOS and CPU before the OS and video drivers are even loaded which...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 14 Feb 2011
Replies: 351
Views: 36,086
Posted By mick823
Anybody know if MSFT releases "nightly builds"...

Anybody know if MSFT releases "nightly builds" similar to Firefox 4 (Minefield)? I have both installed and get a 2-3 mb update every day with the firefox install. Two different animals but you can't...
Forum: News 14 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 9,300
Posted By mick823
Animated boot requires a minimum 1024x768...

Animated boot requires a minimum 1024x768 resolution. More than likely your second computer has defaulted to 800x600.

Start Orb > Control Panel > select view by large icons at the upper right>...
Forum: News 13 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 9,300
Posted By mick823
Thank you for your words of wisdom.

Thank you for your words of wisdom.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 Feb 2011
Replies: 351
Views: 36,086
Posted By mick823
I had to laugh when I saw the last sentence. Its...

I had to laugh when I saw the last sentence. Its a minor issue but gets my attention every time I open the program. No issues here so far on my Dell 15" laptop (32-bit-- Dual core--3 GB Ram) but the...
Forum: News 11 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 9,300
Posted By mick823
Requires 1024x768 minimum resolution which leaves...

Requires 1024x768 minimum resolution which leaves us netbook users with 1024x600 out in the cold. I am convinced that MSFT does not want the netbook to gain any traction. No animated boot screen and...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Feb 2011
Replies: 351
Views: 36,086
Posted By mick823
Read my post #274 above and give it a go. I had a...

Read my post #274 above and give it a go. I had a broken Flash Player and some pages not displaying properly that magically started displaying correctly after a reset.
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