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Forum: Customization 18 Nov 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 6,947
Posted By akadmon
Windows Menu & Taskbar on 2 screens

Out of the box, Windows 7 does not allow for the Windows Menu and Taskbar to appear independently on two screens when running on dual monitors in extended desktop mode. This forces one to have to...
Forum: Customization 18 Nov 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 13,617
Posted By akadmon
Thanks, it works! I had to reboot to get it to...

Thanks, it works! I had to reboot to get it to stick though -- don't know any other way to restart Explorer. How do I put a check mark on this thread? You guys deserve to be recognized for the work...
Forum: Customization 17 Nov 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 13,617
Posted By akadmon
Thanks! Unfortunately, I know squat about making...

Thanks! Unfortunately, I know squat about making changes to the Registry. How do I do this?
Forum: Customization 17 Nov 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 16,740
Posted By akadmon
Uninstall the useless POS!

Uninstall the useless POS!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 6,122
Posted By akadmon
OK, I'll try this, though I think the error may...

OK, I'll try this, though I think the error may have something to do with me being on a Mac (Boot Camp issue?). If this fails, I'll try calling MSFT tech support, although I'm not holding much hope...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 6,122
Posted By akadmon
Thank you for sticking with this, rich46. It's...

Thank you for sticking with this, rich46. It's extremely frustrating, especially for someone like me, who is used to a more stable OS (I'm writing this from my Mac Pro).

Sorry for asking a dumb...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 6,122
Posted By akadmon
As I said in my original post, this does not...

As I said in my original post, this does not work!


I tried to do an "upgrade install" as you suggested, but got this error midway through:

Windows cannot install required files. Make sure all...
Forum: Customization 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 13,617
Posted By akadmon
Yay! I got the guys stumped! Either that or all...

Yay! I got the guys stumped! Either that or all you SF gurus are still busy working on a solution :D
Forum: Customization 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 13,617
Posted By akadmon
Changing window selection behavior in the taskbar

When you click on (or hover above) an icon of an active program that has multiple windows open, a "bar" containing representations of these open windows pops up, which forces me to then decide which...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 6,122
Posted By akadmon
Tried turning printing features on & off. No go...

Tried turning printing features on & off. No go :(

How do I do a repair install? There is no such option built into Win7 as far as I can see. The only option under Advanced Recovery Methods...
Forum: Customization 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5,296
Posted By akadmon
Launchy is one of the programs I've tried. It's...

Launchy is one of the programs I've tried. It's as close to Quicksilver as it gets. Unfortunately, it too will launch another instance of a process instead of switching to it when it's already...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 6,122
Posted By akadmon
If I will not lose everything when I perform a...

If I will not lose everything when I perform a repair installation, what will I lose?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 6,122
Posted By akadmon
So no one here has ever run across this problem?

So no one here has ever run across this problem?
Forum: Customization 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5,296
Posted By akadmon
I guess neither one of you guys read my entire...

I guess neither one of you guys read my entire post. I'm fully aware of what alt-tab and windows-tab do. Neither does what I want. Try getting to your destination quickly using alt-tab when you have...
Forum: Customization 14 Nov 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5,296
Posted By akadmon
Using the Start Menu to switch between running programs

First an admission. I'm a Mac user and an avowed keyboard shortcut enthusiast. On a Mac we have a wonderful app (prog in Winspeak) called Quicksilver, which makes it possible (among other things) to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Nov 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 6,122
Posted By akadmon
Add New Printer not working

The Add New Printer function is broken on my machine. When I try to add a new printer, I get an error dialog (see below) telling me that the Local Print Spooler is not running, etc. . I have searched...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Oct 2009
Replies: 684
Views: 611,633
Posted By akadmon
Success! Thanks, SIW!!! I got Win 7 Pro...

Success! Thanks, SIW!!!

I got Win 7 Pro 64-bt running on my Latitude D620, even though the MSFT tech from India told me it would not work. I guess he was giving up after 3 hours on the phone with...
Forum: Tutorials 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 684
Views: 611,633
Posted By akadmon
So the iso has been created, but I got a warning....

So the iso has been created, but I got a warning. Still OK?
Forum: Tutorials 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 684
Views: 611,633
Posted By akadmon
So it looks like you have be in windows\system32...

So it looks like you have be in windows\system32 when you run the command. You need to make this clear in the tutorial, SIW2.
Forum: Tutorials 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 684
Views: 611,633
Posted By akadmon
OK, seem to be working now:

OK, seem to be working now:
Forum: Tutorials 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 684
Views: 611,633
Posted By akadmon
I did that, and this is what I got:

I did that, and this is what I got:
Forum: Tutorials 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 684
Views: 611,633
Posted By akadmon
No luck. See below

No luck. See below
Forum: Tutorials 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 684
Views: 611,633
Posted By akadmon
Is it System32>Oscdimg.exe or...

Is it System32>Oscdimg.exe or System32/Oscdimg.exe ?
Forum: Tutorials 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 684
Views: 611,633
Posted By akadmon
This is soooo frustrating

I have spent much of the past 24 hours trying to get this thing to work, including about 5 hours with two separate Microsoft tech support guys in India (useless!).

The initial download worked: I...
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