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Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 06 May 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 3,091
Posted By sstowell
Has anyone been able to set Windows photo viewer...

Has anyone been able to set Windows photo viewer sort order? now that it no longer uses the Windows Explorer sort order... I like having a very fast "light" preview for my first draft work on photo...
Forum: Software 21 Jan 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By sstowell
Some s/w not showing shortcuts in browse folders...

My Epson scanner s/w (& other s/w) let's me browse folders to choose the file destination, BUT will not show/follow shortcuts. Only real folders show up, and this means I have to traverse a deep...
Forum: Tutorials 01 Jan 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,176,977
Posted By sstowell
Options 1 & 2 don't apply to my Windows 7 Home...

Options 1 & 2 don't apply to my Windows 7 Home Edition. Control panel always reverts to "category" view for me... and no C:\Windows\System32\gpedit.msc. Given this, I am NOT going to try the registry...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Aug 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By sstowell
Black screens may be connected to power save sleep

After some further consideration, and desperation, I tried turning OFF all system power saving sleep. And VOILA, no black screens for 36 hours! There was nothing in logs about power saving...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Aug 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By sstowell
Probably NOT related to network file access...

I experienced increasing numbers of black screen system hangs, unrelated to network file access... so there is another thread and this one is not SOLVED, but CLOSED, I suppose.
Forum: General Discussion 12 Aug 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By sstowell
Actually no BSOD, just black screens, hung, no dumps

My problem is not actually Blue SOD, but black SOD :-(

I am getting a black screen frequently, seems to be when using either Windows Photo Viewer (via Explorer "Preview") OR Corel PSP X5 my image...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Aug 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 371
Posted By sstowell
Errors re: EventLog-Microsoft-Windows-TCPIP-Diagnostic but no such log

In the event log Applications & Services - Microsoft - Windows - Kernel Event Tracing - Admin I have the following errors:
The maximum file size for session...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Aug 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By sstowell
Thank you, I think I have tried almost...

Thank you, I think I have tried almost everything... including getting some help with minidump info. A disk check two months ago cleared up the BlueSOD, but not the black screen or the (new) grey...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Aug 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By sstowell
Help with performance information and tools - Advanced System Info

I am curious about the Windows Error Reporting under the Software category in System Information from the control panel Performance Information & Tools Advanced System Information.

I see quite a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Jul 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By sstowell
Computer black screen crash with LAN shared file access

Access to shared files (jpeg digital photos) from another homegroup computer causes my computer to crash. The screen turns black, all disk activity stops, computer power light stays on, but there is...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Apr 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By sstowell
Will do, and thanks again! . . . OK after...

Will do, and thanks again!
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OK after another reboot & login so I'll call this fixed.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Apr 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By sstowell
Thank you, no BSOD since yesterday... fingers...

Thank you, no BSOD since yesterday... fingers crossed.

Ran chkdsk first on all backup drives first, then in verbose/no fix mode on C: (more than 10 minutes :-)
chkdsk reported an error in phase...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 Apr 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By sstowell
BSOD at any user login 0X0000000A

All 4 user account get BSOD consistently right after desktop displays w/o any user input since the first BSOD on 3/31, while I was doing something? ordinary. I can login using SAFE w/Networking no...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,150
Posted By sstowell
Thanks for the reply & info about the "evil...

Thanks for the reply & info about the "evil update" :-)
My system checks for updates automatically, but is "supposed" to wait and prompt for an OK before installing. However that is not how it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,150
Posted By sstowell
Can no longer run Resource Monitor

I have a couple of admin accounts, and used to run Resource Monitor from all 3 of them. Now I can't run it at all. Based on a thread on a Microsoft forum, I uninstalled Windows update KB2670838, and...
Forum: Customization 08 Jan 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 8,671
Posted By sstowell
Related issue: seems I set a customized icon for...

Related issue: seems I set a customized icon for a top level folder with the change subfolders inadvertently checked. All subfolders got this custom icon. To get back to defaults on the subfolders,...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Feb 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,641
Posted By sstowell
File search (by date range) displays incorrect Mod Date in results

Searching for files modified in a specified date range (of the past 3 days) gets a search result list titled "date modified", and with the column heading "Date Modified" but the date listed against a...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Sep 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By sstowell
Yes! Thank you!

Yes! Thank you!
Forum: General Discussion 02 Sep 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By sstowell
I am struggling on this one (adding to Send To)

Sounded good, BUT NOT SUCH A GOOD PLAN:

Based the brief tutorial, I created a shortcut to a specific library and added that to the "send to" directory, and now have this in my "send to" MENU. So...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Sep 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By sstowell
Libraries implementation seems SO clumsy... am I missing something?

OK, "no whining" was not included in the rules, so here goes:

I understand the concept of Libraries, but a good idea is not enough! It needs to be better implemented!!!! Irritants just...
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