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Forum: General Discussion 18 Feb 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By AndyF
Hi lehnerus2000, Just to follow up on a few...

Hi lehnerus2000,

Just to follow up on a few of your questions - Did I get an install option if I right-clicked the file on the floppy? No. But as I mentioned, if I copied the file from the...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By AndyF
Hello again guys... Well, I found the fonts...

Hello again guys...

Well, I found the fonts folder itself and went through all my floppy disk installs for fonts. First, it seems as though when you copy a valid font to the fonts folder, it...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By AndyF
Hi guys... Thanks to you all for replies,...

Hi guys...

Thanks to you all for replies, but I think this is now a bit more confusing... I did install the fonts - that is, these old fonts (circa 80's in some cases) came on floppy disk (which...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Feb 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By AndyF
Fonts - why do some work, others dont - anybody know?

Hi...

I have a bunch of fonts that have been with me since the advent of Windows (it seems). Recently I upgraded the machines on my network to Windows 7 and oddly, when I loaded the fonts back...
Forum: Software 26 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,242
Posted By AndyF
Hi A Guy, I said I would follow up, so here...

Hi A Guy,

I said I would follow up, so here it is... First, thanks very much for your tip on VPC XP Mode. Clearly, this is the only route that is going to work for me. That mode allowed me to...
Forum: Software 20 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,242
Posted By AndyF
A. Guy, Thanks very much for that tip - I...

A. Guy,

Thanks very much for that tip - I will give it a try shortly! I really appreciate your suggestion - hadnt seen anything like in my web search. Will let you and the forum know how it...
Forum: Software 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,242
Posted By AndyF
Windows 7 Compatibility Mode - Advice?

Greetings...

I have convertered 4 out of the 5 machines on my network to Windows 7 and I have one computer that interfaces with my Teac 24 Track Recording Unit (Model 2488). The software I have...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Dec 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By AndyF
Indiana, Thanks for the advice and the...

Indiana,

Thanks for the advice and the link. OK, youve made a great case and I will reformat these babies with exFat.

Thanks very much for the tip and the reply!

Andy
Forum: General Discussion 10 Dec 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By AndyF
Tony... Thanks for the reply. Can you tell...

Tony...

Thanks for the reply. Can you tell my why exFat would be better than the Fat32 these flash drives came formatted in? I have them both working and I see a nice difference - will exFat...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Dec 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By AndyF
Hi again BassFisher, Well, your suggestion...

Hi again BassFisher,

Well, your suggestion WAS the answer... I took the flash drive from the first machine and moved it to the second, and then took the one I was using in the second and put it...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Dec 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By AndyF
Hi BassFisher, Thanks for the reply. I am...

Hi BassFisher,

Thanks for the reply. I am a bit ashamed to say "no", I didnt try swapping the flash drives - but I will do that today and see what happens. No, the flash drive has nothing on it...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Dec 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By AndyF
Gazz... Thank you very much for the reply. ...

Gazz...

Thank you very much for the reply. This problem is resolved - more on that in a moment...

The real problem here is model number. At boot, this drive comes up as TS493A, and yet on...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Dec 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By AndyF
Ready Boost - Mystery

Hi...

I have 2 Dell XPS410 Computers, virtually identical except for an additional CD/DVD and Media Card Reader in one of them.

I converted the "first' Machine from Vista Enterprise to Win 7...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Dec 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By AndyF
*** ALMOST FINAL UPDATE *** Well, its done,...

*** ALMOST FINAL UPDATE ***

Well, its done, or as we say, "dun". That is, I have now finished (or "phinished") the upgrade from Vista Ultimate to Win 7 Ultimate. It took a week and there remain...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Dec 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By AndyF
Hi AddRAM... The CD/DVD drives show okay in...

Hi AddRAM...

The CD/DVD drives show okay in Device Manager - no exclamation icons or anything - and yes, I ran Windows Update a number of times and it does nothing for these units. The...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Dec 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By AndyF
*** PROGRESS UPDATE *** I thought it might...

*** PROGRESS UPDATE ***

I thought it might be useful to post a progress update. I am still trying to complete the install of Vista Ultimate with one problem kind of holding me up. (I am just...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Nov 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By AndyF
Guys... I forgot to ask a question that I...

Guys...

I forgot to ask a question that I wanted to ask purely for your opinions...

On my first machine (the clean install of Win 7 Enterprise) that went well, I upgraded from Vista Home to...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Nov 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By AndyF
Hi Guys... I am in the midst of reloading...

Hi Guys...

I am in the midst of reloading all my software in Vista and then I will try the Win 7 upgrade. A couple dedicated replies...

LaybackBear - Oh please, no no... I did not take your...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Nov 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By AndyF
*** UPDATE *** I thought I should post this...

*** UPDATE ***

I thought I should post this ASAP... I just got finished reformatting the hard drives and installing Vista 32 Ultimate (my original OS) and OMG! Just installing that, (No drivers...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Nov 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By AndyF
Hi guys... I will try to answer all...

Hi guys...

I will try to answer all questions here, but some of the advice you have posted since last night correlates to some advice I got from one of our company developers today. More on that...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Nov 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By AndyF
ZTrucker - I did some research and the device I...

ZTrucker - I did some research and the device I am talking about is called a "Media Card Reader". Its part number is GH493, but that is the Dell part number - I could not determine much more beyond...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Nov 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By AndyF
Seeking Advice on Windows 7 Ultimate Install, keep or dump it?

Hello,

I will ask that you pardon me in advance, but I have an odd problem and it might take a longer post to describe the situation.

I have two identical Dell XPS410 Dimension computers. ...
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