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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Sep 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,193
Posted By StickBoy
Sooo ... after saying it happened almost every...

Sooo ... after saying it happened almost every time, it hasn't happened for two months! lol
But it happened again yesterday. Here are the screenshots:
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You can see that there are 8 important...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Jul 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 629
Posted By StickBoy
stop list-view jumpies

In the Open File dialogue of most programs, if you view it in List View, double-clicking an item in the left column will open it.
But if you click on an item in the right column that goes off the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Jul 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,193
Posted By StickBoy
I don't have automatic set. I don't like it doing...

I don't have automatic set. I don't like it doing that behind my back.
Admittedly this attitude is a throwback to my older computer, where I disabled everything to save RAM. But since Microsoft...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Jul 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,193
Posted By StickBoy
All I remember is there were two or three Win7...

All I remember is there were two or three Win7 security updates and one of them was unchecked. It does seem to happen every time I check Update, so I will make note of it next time it happens....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Jul 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,193
Posted By StickBoy
That is what I thought at first, though it would...

That is what I thought at first, though it would be nice if it would say, as it did with XP.

But, as I said in my post, I checked the unchecked update and had them all install at the same time,...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Jul 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,193
Posted By StickBoy
Why not ALL updates?

As someone who is used to manually updating Windows XP through the Windows Update website, I am thrown a bit by the Windows 7 Update interface, which seems to be only a Control Panel applet. I...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Jun 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,451
Posted By StickBoy
I'm sorry but you're not helping. I have already...

I'm sorry but you're not helping. I have already told you (and shown you via screenshot) that they can be re-ordered. I just want to know if I can do so in a quicker and more efficient way.
Thanks...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Jun 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,451
Posted By StickBoy
I don't care about Hotmail. The screenshot is...

I don't care about Hotmail. The screenshot is just a sample. I don't use Hotmail enough to care. I know I can move stuff in WLM, I just want to be able to move it more efficiently, rather than one...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Jun 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,451
Posted By StickBoy
All my folders are named with my email addresses,...

All my folders are named with my email addresses, so I don't want to upload that sort of info. However, here is a screenshot of a Hotmail page (which sorta resembles WLM) with my editations:
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Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Jun 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By StickBoy
That might work if it said "Always ask before...

That might work if it said "Always ask before opening this type of file."
But it says "Always ask before opening this file."
Meaning that every single file I save from email, I will have to uncheck...
Forum: Customization 26 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,547
Posted By StickBoy
Excellent! I love to customize things like this...

Excellent! I love to customize things like this and I am missing much of these easy customization features in Win7. No time right now, but looks like fun reading. :D
Thanks for the link!
Forum: Customization 25 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,547
Posted By StickBoy
SUCCESS! (See how great things can be when you...

SUCCESS!
(See how great things can be when you read the instructions!)
Thank you!
Forum: Customization 25 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,547
Posted By StickBoy
No, I'm stupid. D'oh! Yes, I'm that idiot that...

No, I'm stupid. D'oh!
Yes, I'm that idiot that didn't read the instructions carefully. :rolleyes:
Sorry. Off to try again!
Forum: Customization 25 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,547
Posted By StickBoy
Seems promising but I get a "Access Denied"...

Seems promising but I get a "Access Denied" message when trying to set Permissions in the Registry.
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Yes, I am logged in as Admin.
Any ideas?
Forum: Customization 25 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,547
Posted By StickBoy
Explorer delete button

Sorry if this is the wrong forum but ...

Where's my X???

I am so used to XP's Explorer, which had the big red X in the toolbar to quickly delete items. Win7 adds the New Folder button, which...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Jun 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By StickBoy
WLM - attachment security

Windows Live Mail 2011:

I'm not sure if WLM is the culprit here, but what else?

After saving attachments from an email message, when I double-click the file to launch, I get the following...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Jun 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,451
Posted By StickBoy
WLM - moving Folders

Windows Live Mail 2011:

In the left pane is a list of folders - accounts, really. I have many. Sometimes I want to move them up or down in the list. The only way to do this seems to be by...
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