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Forum: Tutorials 17 Aug 2013
Replies: 2,094
Views: 2,841,007
Posted By Gomer
OEM version of WinXP is not good enough

Brink, I think you should warn people that they cannot use an OEM version of WinXP in this dual boot process. Some time ago, I followed all of these instructions, and then used the installation disk...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Nov 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By Gomer
Thanks Shawn, Downloads was checked Don't Show...

Thanks Shawn,
Downloads was checked Don't Show on #2 so that works now. Thank you.
Unfortunately, on #1 all are set to Menu.
Will look at your link a bit later and get back to you.
Thanks again
Forum: General Discussion 14 Nov 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By Gomer
Download Library functions differently on two computers

On computer #1 in Explorer under Libraries, I have Documents, Download, Music, etc. The properties of this Download shows Downloads is empty, no folder
On the right (black) pane of the Start Menu...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 3,443
Posted By Gomer
How do I write a comment in Folder Details Comment column?

In Explorer Details View, you can add a Comments column. Clicking on Properties\Details tab, sometimes there is a Comment item, but only for MS files - docs, xls, etc - not for zip, pdf, rtf, or...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Oct 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By Gomer
I assumed we were talking about the discs for...

I assumed we were talking about the discs for operating systems to be loaded into VM. Or am I mistaken?

The discs that I have with OSs on them, Deacon, are the discs sent by Dell with the...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Oct 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 685
Posted By Gomer
Can one partition be unprotected?

"You need to go to the Dell website & download the Win XP drivers for model.
or you may find them on Dell drivers CD."

In the continuing saga, Gomer finds that Dell insists that it only supports...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Oct 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By Gomer
Well Deacon, that was a complete bust. I've...

Well Deacon, that was a complete bust. I've spent the morning trying to load 95, 98, and xp but the product codes I have are all OEM, as the software was installed on the computer. I've really had...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Oct 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By Gomer
Sir, Yes Sir huh? Well my fellow GI, I will try...

Sir, Yes Sir huh? Well my fellow GI, I will try this out. Thanks muchly for your help.
Forum: General Discussion 26 Oct 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By Gomer
Can I use Win95 on VirtualBox? I still have a...

Can I use Win95 on VirtualBox? I still have a copy of it, however without all the upgrades. It ran much of what I wanted to use.
Forum: General Discussion 26 Oct 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By Gomer
Deacon, I've got programs that ran in DOS &...

Deacon, I've got programs that ran in DOS & Win95. Manufacturers out of business on some, expense of upgrading to an x86 or x64 if they exist are just way beyond my budget, and after extracting the...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Oct 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By Gomer
1. OK, data drive is something we agree on. ...

1. OK, data drive is something we agree on. While I generally have a second HD that I use for that purpose, I have not gotten it into this new computer with Win 7. It is still in a WinXP computer...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Oct 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By Gomer
Thanks Deacon for your reply, 1. You threw...

Thanks Deacon for your reply,

1. You threw me on this. What do you mean "but most of us don't store data in the "my folders" anyway." Years ago, all docs were stored in C:/name your folders. C:...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Oct 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By Gomer
Thanks Britton, but when I do that my New Library...

Thanks Britton, but when I do that my New Library doesn't show up in the Start Menu on the right in the Black section where Docs, Pics, Computer, et al are listed. That's where I would like the...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Oct 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By Gomer
Thanks, That was what I was looking for

One peeve solved!! Thanks muchly, logicearth

Thanks FliGi7, I'll read those files

Thanks Britton 30, as I can't get to the internet to update to SP3, I'll have to leave that Hotfix go for a...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Oct 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By Gomer
Thanks for the explanation about Access Denied,...

Thanks for the explanation about Access Denied, logicearth
Unfortunately, the shortcuts (that link to those junctions) are scattered all over the tree, kinda like the stuff my neighbor's dog leaves...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Oct 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By Gomer
Access Denied, too many folder levels and other pet peeves

Good Morning All,

In the process of trying to set up a dual boot on a Win7 computer, I've run into some real pet peeves not having to do with the dual boot process.


FOUR Folder levels...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Oct 2011
Replies: 2,094
Views: 2,841,007
Posted By Gomer
Good Morning Everyone or Afternoon for you, Ray, ...

Good Morning Everyone or Afternoon for you, Ray,
You're going to regret saying "here 24/7" :)

Unfortunately, I have been unable to lock myself in a room and stick to this dual boot until it is...
Forum: Tutorials 07 Oct 2011
Replies: 2,094
Views: 2,841,007
Posted By Gomer
Update on my progress

Good Morning All,

After finishing the installation of XP, it booted up, but was unable to connect me to the internet. "No modem, etc." As I have a D-Link router connected to a DSL router, I...
Forum: Tutorials 03 Oct 2011
Replies: 2,094
Views: 2,841,007
Posted By Gomer
Ray? This file I downloaded is a zip file. Do I...

Ray? This file I downloaded is a zip file. Do I unzip it and insert all files or just some?
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Forum: Tutorials 02 Oct 2011
Replies: 2,094
Views: 2,841,007
Posted By Gomer
Are you asking me Theog

I did read the warning and that's where the confusion started for me.
I was able to go to this website
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I downloaded at your link thank you...
Forum: Tutorials 30 Sep 2011
Replies: 2,094
Views: 2,841,007
Posted By Gomer
Thanks Gregrocker for your reply. From...

Thanks Gregrocker for your reply.

From 1985, I tried to keep up with all things computer, but it's not my job, thus about the time WinXP came out, I gave up, so please forgive my ignorance.

...
Forum: Tutorials 29 Sep 2011
Replies: 2,094
Views: 2,841,007
Posted By Gomer
My blue Scr at Method 2 Step 3 doesn't look like yours

I have followed the steps of Method 2 and tried to install WinXP. The blue screen in Step 3 simply says Windows Setup and then on the bottom white line I see many files being installed and then I...
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