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Forum: Tutorials 16 Feb 2010
Replies: 2,094
Views: 2,856,511
Posted By mac5050
Good guide, shawn. Thanks a lot! One small...

Good guide, shawn. Thanks a lot!

One small point I came up against that you might want to add to the tute. (This may have been mentioned somewhere in the thread).

1. I'm dual booting win 7...
Forum: Customization 30 Jan 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 5,856
Posted By mac5050
I believe this tutorial is what you're looking...

I believe this tutorial is what you're looking for. Note that it has links to other tutorials on removing Libraries, Favorites, etc, from Explorer.
...
Forum: Customization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 725
Posted By mac5050
Drat!! Solved it by running one of the reg...

Drat!!

Solved it by running one of the reg files again and it removed the 2nd entry.

Btw, how do you go about adding a Solved tick to a thread?

mac
Forum: Customization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 725
Posted By mac5050
I have 2 Take Ownerships - Remove one?

I foolishly ran 2 separate scripts which both had Take Ownership reg tweaks in them and now my context menu has 2 Take Ownership entries.

Does anyone know which registry key I need to delete to...
Forum: Customization 26 Jan 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 4,371
Posted By mac5050
Oh, geez!! I'm soooo dumb! Ok. The folders...

Oh, geez!! I'm soooo dumb!

Ok. The folders are there. My excuse is that I'm still not used to the arrow to expand, instead of a plus sign.

That's my excuse and I'm sticking to it. LOL.
...
Forum: Customization 26 Jan 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 4,371
Posted By mac5050
Uh.... why don't I have these entries? I...

Uh.... why don't I have these entries?

I have HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex with a (Default) string in it (no value). It's the very first folder in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.

And in...
Forum: Customization 21 Jan 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 7,957
Posted By mac5050
Thx. It's English. I'll google it and see what I...

Thx. It's English. I'll google it and see what I come up with.

mac
Forum: Customization 21 Jan 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 7,957
Posted By mac5050
What's the W7 default font (Explorer)?

My desktop is 1600x1200 at 100% and I've played with the Clear Type options to get a readable font on file names, so it's not bad. But I'm just wondering what the default font is in Windows Explorer...
Forum: Customization 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 5,830
Posted By mac5050
Thanks for that link. Looks useful. ...

Thanks for that link. Looks useful.

Although, if that guy has figured it out, then presumably there's a registry setting to control it.

mac
Forum: Customization 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 5,830
Posted By mac5050
Not as far as I know. I'd disable it myself if I...

Not as far as I know. I'd disable it myself if I could find a way.

mac
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,206
Posted By mac5050
Hell! That's weird. I've tried again and...

Hell! That's weird.

I've tried again and again, but after reboot, shortcuts just don't work.

Oh well, at least pinning apps to the Start menu works for me. I can live with that.

cheers

mac
Forum: Customization 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,315
Posted By mac5050
Good question. I'd like to know too. No...

Good question. I'd like to know too.

No doubt automatic sorting is great for most users, but some of us know about F5 and prefer to use it. I'd like to have the option of which one to choose.
...
Forum: Customization 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 5,830
Posted By mac5050
There's a tutorial on this. Here. ...

There's a tutorial on this. Here.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/52265-taskbar-thumbnail-previews-enable-disable.html?filter[2]=Taskbar%20Start%20Menu

mac
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Jan 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,617
Posted By mac5050
10 svchosts running???

In XP, I have 4 svchost.exes running, and I thought that was excessive. I now see that win 7 runs 10 of them - 4 local, 4 system and 2 network.

Actually, looking in Task Manager, I seem to have...
Forum: Customization 19 Jan 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 13,447
Posted By mac5050
That's something I'd like to know too. I'm sure I...

That's something I'd like to know too. I'm sure I saw a setting in one of the zillions of tutes and threads I've looked at lately, but I didn't think at the time to copy the info. I've been rooting...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jan 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,266
Posted By mac5050
On the subject of shortcuts..... When I'm...

On the subject of shortcuts.....

When I'm closing down my pc, I normally close all open windows, then hit ALT-F4 to close the machine. For some reason, in W7, I have to hit ALT-F4 twice. The first...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jan 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,206
Posted By mac5050
WindowsStar, That method works...

WindowsStar,

That method works perfectly..... except for one thing. After rebooting, the shortcut no longer works. The app is in All Programs, it's Properties shows the correct shortcut, but...
Forum: Customization 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 4,057
Posted By mac5050
Grabbed it! Thanks for the heads-up! mac

Grabbed it!

Thanks for the heads-up!

mac
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,206
Posted By mac5050
I don't think so, Tepid. I'm the only user, an...

I don't think so, Tepid. I'm the only user, an administrator, and UAC is switched off. (My work pc isn't allowed on the net, so there's no need for UAC - In fact, I was slightly miffed to discover I...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,206
Posted By mac5050
No. That's an icon inside All Programs put there...

No. That's an icon inside All Programs put there by an installer.

I have a lot of small programs which I use every day, none of which have installers. You just unzip them and double-click the .exe...
Forum: Customization 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 4,057
Posted By mac5050
Oh, how dumb I am! Thanks for that, Ivo. I...

Oh, how dumb I am!

Thanks for that, Ivo. I already have Classic Shell installed and didn't realise it had that setting. I've being doing so much tweaking over the last few days, I forgot to check...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,294
Posted By mac5050
I have to say I was surprised by W7 and 32-bit...

I have to say I was surprised by W7 and 32-bit apps. I have some fairly odd programs (for things like editing .cr2 files or UV mapping in 3d figure work), and a lot of them are 5 - 10 yrs old. I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 6,452
Posted By mac5050
I suppose there's a logic behid the rating...

I suppose there's a logic behid the rating system, but I'm not sure what it is. I would have thought a simple 1 - 10 rating would be more comprehensible to the average user. 0 - 7.9 is um.........
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 6,452
Posted By mac5050
Ahhhh.... I see. Thanks for the reply. As...

Ahhhh.... I see.

Thanks for the reply. As long as I know it's not a problem at my end.

mac
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 6,452
Posted By mac5050
5.9 rating for a 10,000rpm drive?

I have a WD Velociraptor 150Gb 10,000 rpm as my system drive and a WD 640Gb 7200 rpm as the secondary. Windows tells me my Disk Data Transfer rating is 5.9.

When I asked my tech guy about this (he...
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