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Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Oct 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By barend
Strange enough, it does work on a 64 bit...

Strange enough, it does work on a 64 bit computer.
Tried my Samsung 64 bit laptop, and it downloaded without a hitch.
So all is well now.
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Oct 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By barend
Bought a very old XP laptop for just 20 Euro's,...

Bought a very old XP laptop for just 20 Euro's, which does the trick while searching for a real solution.
Think I'll first try an extra hdd as Ztruker suggested.
The underlying usb issue...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Sep 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By barend
Yes I'm already using EasyBCD. You mean...

Yes I'm already using EasyBCD.
You mean physically disconnect the existing HDD?
Hadn't thought of that...
In the back of my mind a little voice-from-the-past already said "Windows grabs all"...
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Sep 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By barend
How to SAFELY install XP on a partition to run thru multiboot

Got XP software that does run under my Windows 7 Ultimate, but the usb driver does not work with my Pronto Pro TSU9400 remote and its corresponding editing software.

This has been discussed on...
Forum: Software 29 Sep 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,093
Posted By barend
Thanks, will leavce well alone.

Thanks, will leavce well alone.
Forum: Software 27 Sep 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,093
Posted By barend
Many Microsoft Visual C++ redistributables

Under "Programs'" Windows lists sseveral of these programs.
Suppose these belong to software I may still have on my PC (or not).
Can I be sure that a programme then lacking this addition will...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By barend
Sorry, the English name is Control Panel. I...

Sorry, the English name is Control Panel.
I want the standard link on the Desktop always maximized.
That works, but after a restart I get the standard size...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By barend
How to maximize configuration screen

This is the desktop link.
I can click on "full screen" in the details but it won't stick.
Tried a new link based on Configuratie.lnk but that didn't help.
Any other workaround?
Forum: General Discussion 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,093
Posted By barend
Ran the program, after restart haven't seen the...

Ran the program, after restart haven't seen the issue since.
Keeping my fingers crossed here!
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,093
Posted By barend
Nagging on non-existant drive

Once had an external drive (or camera??) on S:\
Now for no obvious reason W7 tries to access it and tries that every 5 secs, which makes the computer almost inoperable.
When it happens I found it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Dec 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 2,006
Posted By barend
Printer greyed out

In Printers and Devices there's a greyed out printer option Canon MX880 series DZ.
Have installed a better driver since.
I can delete the greyed out one allright but it pops up after a restart.
It...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Dec 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,514
Posted By barend
Should have googled first... Here ...

Should have googled first...
Here
http://breztech.net/2009/07/15/howto-turn-off-password-expiration-in-windows-7/
are several options to do it.
For me executing lusrmgr.msc worked.
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Dec 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,514
Posted By barend
Using W7 for many years now, and never saw this...

Using W7 for many years now, and never saw this happen, my laptop (same pw) is not affected either.
Did a full startup av scan, and the reminder popped up this morning.
Got one member of my...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Dec 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,514
Posted By barend
Every 4 months or so W7 wants wants me to change...

Every 4 months or so W7 wants wants me to change me to renew my pw for better protection.
Last time I did but entered the old one - still OK...
Isn't there some registry key to disable this?
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Dec 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,514
Posted By barend
Windows wants me to change my password

Since recently W7 wants me to change the pw of my homegroup very regularly.
Because I am the sole user of everything I don't want it to change: got the same one for 30 years now and it never harmed...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,136
Posted By barend
How to set columns to a fixed width in Explorer

Hi all,

I find it irritating to have to set the column width (name, date etc.) wider for every folder I open.
I am always using the Explorer full screen.
Can this be achieved globally?

Thanks...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Sep 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,156
Posted By barend
Didn't help... It's getting weirder: In my e...

Didn't help...
It's getting weirder:
In my e mail client (The Bat!) I can select two versions of every msg, "As text" and "as HTML".
When I click the pic in the mail I get IE, when I click the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 Sep 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,156
Posted By barend
Alas, from some programs default is still IE. ...

Alas, from some programs default is still IE.
Checked and rechecked Standard Programs, and all the extensions are linked to Firefox.
The only one still linked to IE is .url. (greyed out so cannot...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Aug 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 11,213
Posted By barend
Stumbled into this posting, leaving me with the...

Stumbled into this posting, leaving me with the question: spaces or not?
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Aug 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,156
Posted By barend
Worked!

Thanks A Guy, this worked! :thumbsup:
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Aug 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,156
Posted By barend
Firefox default, but links in programs open IE

Using FF 22 as default, but several programs I use (if not all), open IE nevertheless.
My e mail program The Bat! is one of them, they say their program just looks at the default browser.
Should I...
Forum: Graphic Cards 17 Aug 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By barend
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Graphic Cards 16 Aug 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By barend
Wanted: simple way to set resolution

Like- a desktop button.
For watching blu ray I need a different resolution than for PC work, for example.
My graphics card is AMD; formerly they had this icon in the W7 tray, R clicking you could...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Aug 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 2,109
Posted By barend
Problem with bluetooth dongle

Tried to connect my smartphone (and my camera) to my laptop (built-in bluetooth) automatically, OK.
Enabled my new PC bluetooth dongle csr4.0 in Windows 7 and tried to connect.
Scanning - Confirm...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Aug 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By barend
Things are working fine now, and I printed all...

Things are working fine now, and I printed all the relevant pages in this forum- I'm pretty sure I'll forget in a few years...
After a few resets even My Documents can be accessed vice versa!
Will...
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