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Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Apr 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By DWFII
activating contact/email links

Sorry for the bad thread title...

I should know the answer to this but for some reason I don't.

When I upgraded to Windows 7 I lost the ability to click on a contact/email/mailto address in my...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 25 Mar 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 771
Posted By DWFII
video editor

Looking for a free video editor...small, but capable of splitting, deleting and converting avi to wmv, and I wish to preserve the sync between audio and video on output.r. Not really interested in...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 19 Feb 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,160
Posted By DWFII
Thanks for the reply but they are not refreshing.

Thanks for the reply but they are not refreshing.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 19 Feb 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,160
Posted By DWFII
icons for websites in favorite list defaulting

Small issue but irritating...

I am using IE 9.0.5 on Win 7 x64 Ultimate. In my favorites list many of the links have icons preceding the description that are unique to the site. But may on them...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Jan 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 852
Posted By DWFII
^ Darn! But thanks.

^ Darn! But thanks.
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Jan 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 852
Posted By DWFII
spurious fonts on new Win 7 installation

I have a new Win 7 installation on a new hard drive that was done by a commissioned computer tech.

I noticed that I have many, many fonts that I do not recognize or, presumably, need. They are all...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 29 Nov 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,535
Posted By DWFII
Can WMP stream internet radio?

Seems like in an older version of WMP you could access internet radio stations and play them through WMP.

On my Win Seven machine I don't see that option.

Is my memory faulty? Or did MS drop...
Forum: Virtualization 02 Jul 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,896
Posted By DWFII
My first impulse would be to go with Windows XP...

My first impulse would be to go with Windows XP Mode but I am a visually oriented person and I cannot stand the idea of being limited to 16 bit colour. I know there is a workaround but from what I...
Forum: Virtualization 02 Jul 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 18,049
Posted By DWFII
Tell me more about how to go about this using...

Tell me more about how to go about this using acronis (or can you provide a link?).

Do you make the acronis backup to an external harddrive or a DVD disk or what? How do you transfer it from one...
Forum: Virtualization 02 Jul 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 18,049
Posted By DWFII
Does this mean that if I install Win7 on an XP...

Does this mean that if I install Win7 on an XP machine so that it will dual boot into either Seven or XP, that I can then install VWWare and convert the XP Os into a VM and then delete or discontinue...
Forum: Virtualization 01 Jul 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,896
Posted By DWFII
How do you get into the Bios on a Win7 machine?...

How do you get into the Bios on a Win7 machine? During boot-up I assume?

Edit: Nevermind, sorry for the dumb question.
Forum: Virtualization 01 Jul 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,896
Posted By DWFII
Whats this business about having to activate...

Whats this business about having to activate virtual machines in the bios? I never had to do that with my Win7 machine.

Do computers with newer processors come with the bios setting automatically...
Forum: Virtualization 01 Jul 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,896
Posted By DWFII
I uninstalled VMLite from my Win7 machine some...

I uninstalled VMLite from my Win7 machine some time ago. I can find no vestiges of it although there may be a registry entry.

Do you think I could download and install VMPlayer and run XP in it...
Forum: Virtualization 01 Jul 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,896
Posted By DWFII
Thank you for responding. the reason I ask...

Thank you for responding.

the reason I ask is that I have two machines. One is an XP machine and the other is a Win7x64 Pro. I migrated a lot of my XP apps (or tried to)to the Win7 machine when I...
Forum: Virtualization 30 Jun 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,896
Posted By DWFII
a good VM?

Is there a VM that will work reasonably flawlessly...that has support for USB devices including printers and external hard drives and actually will give me access to older apps that cannot run on...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Mar 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,606
Posted By DWFII
desktop icons disappearing

I have a Windows 7 x64 professional system on a fairly new computer (one year old?).

Almost since the day I got it (from Dell) it has occasionally (three times a month?) booted up with a blank...
Forum: System Security 09 Feb 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,729
Posted By DWFII
Thanks all...I downloaded the new version and...

Thanks all...I downloaded the new version and that seemed to do the trick.
Forum: System Security 08 Feb 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,729
Posted By DWFII
Microsoft Security Essentials

I have been using MSE for some months on a Win 7 Pro x64 system.

Lately when I have tried to upgrade the computer connects and says its downloading and then gives me an error message saying the...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Feb 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By DWFII
Windows 7 but which one?

I am going to make the jump, on my home machine, from Windows XP to Windows 7 soon.

I have Windows 7 Professional 64 bit (an OEM from Dell) on my shop machine.

I run a few programs on my home...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Nov 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
Posted By DWFII
I am using XP pro. Tried...

I am using XP pro.

Tried XPmachinename\username and every combination I could think of.

No help.

:banghead:
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Nov 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
Posted By DWFII
OK...I did this. I set the drive's security...

OK...I did this. I set the drive's security setting to "everyone". No help.



How do you do that?
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Nov 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
Posted By DWFII
Please be more specific...how do I do this?

Please be more specific...how do I do this?
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Nov 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
Posted By DWFII
Thanks...I've tried that. One of the first things...

Thanks...I've tried that. One of the first things I tried was plugging in the IP address but then I got a prompt for the password.I entered the same password I had been been using to log into the XP...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Nov 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
Posted By DWFII
Seventy views and no one has seen anything like...

Seventy views and no one has seen anything like this?
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Nov 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
Posted By DWFII
Strange and stranger--win7 to XP

I have a Win7x64 pro system in one building and an XP SP3 system in another.

I had a terrible time getting the network setup and running. I read every tutorial and tried every suggestion posted...
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