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Forum: General Discussion 19 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By willum08
You're welcome !!

You're welcome !!
Forum: General Discussion 19 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By willum08
If you cannot see that entry, then IconCache.db...

If you cannot see that entry, then IconCache.db file size is set to the default size of 500Kb. It can be set to a larger limit by adding the new key as described above and setting its value to say...
Forum: General Discussion 19 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By willum08
Looking at the file size of some Icons, it is not...

Looking at the file size of some Icons, it is not surprising that Overflows can occur - for example the Icon for the Samsung KiesLite shortcut has a file size of 504Kb !!! Even the basic windows...
Forum: General Discussion 19 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By willum08
The setting in the Registry did not get...

The setting in the Registry did not get "changed"... The setting in question was : "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MaxCachedIcons" which was set at a value of...
Forum: General Discussion 19 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By willum08
Thanks for your further observation... I believe...

Thanks for your further observation... I believe the problem was due to a setting in the Registry which limited the size of the Icon Cache and has been solved...........
Forum: General Discussion 18 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By willum08
Hi Keager and thanks for your reply :) As I...

Hi Keager and thanks for your reply :)

As I stated in my original post, I carried out your suggested process re. explorer.exe but it did not cure the problem. I also carried out SFC /SCANNOW and...
Forum: General Discussion 18 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By willum08
Thanks for your reply - Much appreciated :)...

Thanks for your reply - Much appreciated :) However, because I needed to use my laptop, I had to boot from a Win 7 rescue CD and restore the C: drive from a recent Image. So applying your check would...
Forum: General Discussion 17 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By willum08
Desktop Icon Graphics Missing

Hi,
I posted sometime ago about this problem and never received a suggested solution, so I am trying again in case some kind person may have the answer.....

I have a recurring problem on my Acer...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Feb 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By willum08
Desktop Icon Graphics Missing

Hi,
I have a recurring problem on my Acer Travelmate P253 Laptop which is running Windows 7 Pro 64 bit SP1 OS with 4GB RAM.

Every now and then when booting up, the desktop Icon graphics are...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Sep 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 853
Posted By willum08
166 views and no responses - very...

166 views and no responses - very disappointed.....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Sep 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 853
Posted By willum08
Dell Laptop running very slowly

Hi,
I am trying to find the faults on a friend's Dell Latitude D531 running Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit.
it is fitted with a AMD Turion 64 X2 processor and 4 GB of RAM.
The laptop is running...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Feb 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 3,103
Posted By willum08
Thank you for your prompt and informative reply -...

Thank you for your prompt and informative reply - it is truly appreciated :)
Typical stupidity of Microshaft to remove that fundamental facility... What possible reason could they have for doing so...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Feb 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 3,103
Posted By willum08
Can't create Image on NAS Drive

Hi,
When I access the Built-In Image creation facility in Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit, (in Control Panel), I am unable to access my NAS Drive on my network. The hard drive on my Laptop is...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 4,618
Posted By willum08
Thanks for your reply. No, it's nothing to...

Thanks for your reply.

No, it's nothing to do with my Live.co.uk / Hotmail account.....
So that restriction is not relevant :)
I am fully aware of the restrictions on IMAP and HTTP accounts.
...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 4,618
Posted By willum08
Message Rules in Windows Live Mail

Hi,

I have a question relating to the use of the Message rules facility, in Windows Live Mail 2011.

In the attached Screenshot, it can be seen that there is an entry in the lower part of the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Jul 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2,726
Posted By willum08
Problem Sending email via Hotmail/POP3 method

Hi,
I have just set up my Windows Live Mail (Windows7 Home Premium 32bit) to send and receive emails using the POP3 / SMTP method, but have a problem.
I can receive emails - no problem, but cannot...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 24 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,467
Posted By willum08
Thanks for your reply :) That's the 'window' I...

Thanks for your reply :) That's the 'window' I couldn't find ! Now that I know where it is (Extreme Top Left Icon), I can see the familiar 'Options' window..... which was under the 'Tools' menu in...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,467
Posted By willum08
Missing Items in Windows Live Mail Version 2011

Hi,
I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit and I've recently upgraded my copy of Windows Live Mail to WLM 2011. However, compared with the previous version of WLM, there are two functions which I...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Aug 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,619
Posted By willum08
Thanks for your reply richc46. As a matter of...

Thanks for your reply richc46. As a matter of course, I always delete any senders'. or other email addresses from all emails to which I reply or ones I forward. It's a pity that most users do not do...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Aug 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,619
Posted By willum08
Windows Live Mail Annoyance

Hi,
I'm using Windows Live Mail Version 2009 (Build 14.0.8050.1202) as my email client but have an annoying problem.

When I receive an email and wish to forward part of the content in the body...
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