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Forum: General Discussion 06 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 3,276
Posted By MacEachaidh
Got it. Thanks! :-)

Got it. Thanks! :-)
Forum: General Discussion 06 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 3,276
Posted By MacEachaidh
Removing "Burn" option from Windows Explorer tabs?

Hi all,
In Win7 Home Premium, is there any way to remove or hide the "Burn" option from the default Windows Explorer menu configuration? I have the Nero suite installed, so I don't really need the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Nov 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,541
Posted By MacEachaidh
Thanks for your suggestion, writhziden. I've...

Thanks for your suggestion, writhziden.

I've gone with Recover My Files for the moment. It seems to have found a lot of stuff, and I'm restoring to another drive. The pain of it though (and I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Nov 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,541
Posted By MacEachaidh
Hi rraod, Re the F: partition - no, now that I...

Hi rraod,
Re the F: partition - no, now that I have disabled it, I can't see it in Windows disk management. It's essentially invisible to everything but the WD Smartware management utility.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Nov 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,541
Posted By MacEachaidh
rraod, Thanks for your reply. I was unable to...

rraod,
Thanks for your reply. I was unable to delete it in Windows 7's disk management, the delete partition option is greyed out. The best I've so far found that I can do is to disable the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Nov 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,541
Posted By MacEachaidh
Thanks for the reply, DeaconFrost. ...

Thanks for the reply, DeaconFrost.

Something's changed, though, because up until recently this partition never made a peep and just sat passively. Now, it brings up an autoplay dialog every time...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Nov 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,541
Posted By MacEachaidh
Win7 has decided my external USB HDD is a CD drive - how to fix?

On Windows 7 Home Premium, I have three external HDD drives as well as the standard internal HDD, where the OS itself is installed.

One of the externals is a WD MyBook, which reserves a partition...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Nov 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 11,352
Posted By MacEachaidh
Sometimes Windows can be quite the elusive beast!...

Sometimes Windows can be quite the elusive beast!

I've just run sfc on my system (I used /verifyonly first, as a precaution) and it reports it found no problems at all.

Definitely worth a try...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Nov 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 11,352
Posted By MacEachaidh
Thanks lehnerus, I'll give it a look. If it were...

Thanks lehnerus, I'll give it a look. If it were a broken DLL or something, though, wouldn't that affect all the Explorer windows equally? Not just some of them, sporadically?
Forum: General Discussion 01 Nov 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 11,352
Posted By MacEachaidh
That's OK, davehc, I'm failing to stop it as...

That's OK, davehc, I'm failing to stop it as well! ;-)

Thanks for your input anyway.
Forum: General Discussion 01 Nov 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 11,352
Posted By MacEachaidh
Not sure I follow, davehc. I mean, I know what...

Not sure I follow, davehc. I mean, I know what you're suggesting, but it's not the menus that are the issue - it's the address bar that keeps disappearing.
Forum: General Discussion 31 Oct 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 11,352
Posted By MacEachaidh
JimSlimbo, MCAB, thanks for adding your...

JimSlimbo, MCAB, thanks for adding your information to this.

I've written to Microsoft, asking if this is any kind of a known problem and if it has any response on the matter, but I guess the...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 11,352
Posted By MacEachaidh
Thanks, TeeLow, very clearly put! And yes,...

Thanks, TeeLow, very clearly put! And yes, you're largely speaking for me as well, though there are a couple of slight differences in the details (which I'll list, in case it adds with yours to a...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 11,352
Posted By MacEachaidh
Hi Britton30, Pardon my newbieness, but I'm not...

Hi Britton30,
Pardon my newbieness, but I'm not sure what you're asking. Do you mean a screen capture?

If so, I'll do it as soon as it happens again. Thanks for your interest! :)
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 11,352
Posted By MacEachaidh
G'day TeeLow, Well, in a bizarre way I find it...

G'day TeeLow,
Well, in a bizarre way I find it a little reassuring that I'm not the only one experiencing this. I've asked around on a few fora but the most common response I've gotten has been...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Aug 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 11,352
Posted By MacEachaidh
Hi Brink, and thanks for the welcome! :-) ...

Hi Brink, and thanks for the welcome! :-)

For some reason, I didn't get notified of your post, so apologies that I haven't replied or acknowledged it.

The Norton I'm using is the most recent...
Forum: General Discussion 19 May 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,539
Posted By MacEachaidh
Well, don't I feel like a wally! :D Thanks...

Well, don't I feel like a wally! :D

Thanks heaps, mickey. I figured it would be easy when you knew, but I couldn't find that option for looking.

I really appreciate your help, mate.
Forum: General Discussion 19 May 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,539
Posted By MacEachaidh
Getting tree pane in Explorer to update automatically?

Hi all,
This might be a really dumb question, but in Windows 7 (Home Premium, no 3rd-party modifications), is there an easy way to get the tree pane on the left of an Explorer window to update to...
Forum: General Discussion 03 May 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 11,352
Posted By MacEachaidh
Windows Explorer Address Bar disappearing

Hi all,
I'm a newbie to the forum (Hello!), but not to computers. Even so, I'd be grateful if anyone has any inspiration on a problem that has me stumped. (If the following seems long, please bear...
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