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Forum: General Discussion 20 Apr 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By HarryPutnam
Bazaar mouse cursor behavior

Running win7 all updates current.

I've been noticing something that seems really bazaar to me. I've never seen it before.

I haven't figured out what confluence of circumstances cause it but...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Apr 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By HarryPutnam
Tried and failed to help before ever posting ...

Tried and failed to help before ever posting

That would have been an excellent option ... and I'm sure would work.

Tried and failed to help before ever posting.
Those URLs are very handy to...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Apr 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By HarryPutnam
Well yeah, of course, that was my first thought...

Well yeah, of course, that was my first thought too, just one little problem, I have over 1500 GB on that drive. and of course, a formatting will clear just about anything.

I'm asking here, about...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Apr 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By HarryPutnam
Problem deleting files on external drive

Running win7 64bit
Seagate 3tb expansion drive.. usb3

I've had problems several times, deleting files on the external drive mentioned above.
Finally had enough of it, and wanted to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By HarryPutnam
I appreciate you input but I found your statement...

I appreciate you input but I found your statement to wrong in my case.

For the record: I found TeamViewer to be just about the most useless poorly setup software I've run across in a yr or two.
...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By HarryPutnam
How good is windows Remote Desktop application?

I'm running windows 7 home premium and on mobile, windows 8.1

I find that ultra vnc does a rather poor job for remote control of a win 8.1 pc.
and the other way round too: win 8.1 >>> win7 home...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Mar 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By HarryPutnam
Dos paths and unix paths conversion

I guess this may be a tiny bit off the subject here, but I am attempting this in windows 7.

I have a program file manager tool called 'Directory Opus' that is capable of calling windows external...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Mar 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By HarryPutnam
Thanks.... I can say so far what I've observed......

Thanks.... I can say so far what I've observed... and I've already made numerous changes installs etc, is that that pause that happens between when the signin at the User signin screen and the when...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Mar 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By HarryPutnam
Using win7 Disk manager to shrink disk... leaving partition too big

Running a freshly done re-install of win 7 64 bit.

I'm working on bringing the newly installed machine up to speed, and want to do it like the old OS that lasted 5 yrs was done.

That is, I...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Mar 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By HarryPutnam
To GregRocker: I guess I can understand a bit...

To GregRocker:
I guess I can understand a bit of testiness from you. But I did say I am somewhat thick skulled. Still when a person like you who is seriously well versed in the area under...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By HarryPutnam
Yes, and I do so gladly, but perhaps I am a...

Yes, and I do so gladly, but perhaps I am a little thicker than the average bear. I'm still not sure how to get to some of the things being suggested.

Going into the full install disc to the...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By HarryPutnam
A short question: When downloading the cited...

A short question: When downloading the cited windows install discs at:
Windows 7 Direct Download Links, Official Disk Images from Digital River...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By HarryPutnam
Update: I currently have the problem computer...

Update: I currently have the problem computer booted with a linux boot disc (SystemRescueCD) and am copying certain data from C:\Users to a second hdd.

There is some more stuff under C:\ I will...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By HarryPutnam
I haven't been able to get to the screen you are...

I haven't been able to get to the screen you are talking about
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By HarryPutnam
A further report: Booting from the install disc,...

A further report: Booting from the install disc, I ran 'Startup repair'. It found no problems whatsoever
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By HarryPutnam
If I could do that, we would not be having this...

If I could do that, we would not be having this hefty thread.

I guess one can get there from a Full install disc. But I'm not sure how that works either.

But just trying to get somewhere...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By HarryPutnam
OK, so since the same line that shows the 200mb...

OK, so since the same line that shows the 200mb partition to be active also says 'System' at the front of that line, then its all good ... or what

[...]Pressing enter has no response at all. It...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Feb 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By HarryPutnam
Before going further... what does this 'Boot...

Before going further... what does this 'Boot Flag' look like? I'm finding absolutely nothing in the partition wiz interface that mentions it. The help file is so lame as to not even be searchable.....
Forum: General Discussion 27 Feb 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By HarryPutnam
Will do, but first I'm sorry this has turned into...

Will do, but first I'm sorry this has turned into such a massive tome:
But since I have not been able to boot the win7 OS, Disk Management is not available. Or do you refer to something besides the...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Feb 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By HarryPutnam
I'll try some of this out tomorrow. Looks pretty...

I'll try some of this out tomorrow. Looks pretty thourough.

Thanks for the good input. I'll be spending some time going thru your citations. And report back when I've done something...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Feb 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By HarryPutnam
Yeah, that would be nice, and I did have one I...

Yeah, that would be nice, and I did have one I kept for a couple of years, but moving and all the associated huffing and puffing took care of it a year or so ago.

But also, I did try to rollback...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Feb 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By HarryPutnam
Sounds smart... Yes, the hdds are still...

Sounds smart... Yes, the hdds are still accessible in some sense. That is, I can see them with the Acronis rescue disk. And could copy them or whatever so not too worried about loosing data... all...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Feb 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By HarryPutnam
Very good stuff there. Thank you sir for a full...

Very good stuff there. Thank you sir for a full and very helpful reply
Forum: General Discussion 26 Feb 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By HarryPutnam
;);)

;);)
Forum: General Discussion 26 Feb 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By HarryPutnam
Time now for that long avoided re-install of win7 on laptop

Setup:
Sager NP8760 Laptop
Motherboard: Clevo W870CU
Mobo chipset: Ibex Peak-M PM55
HDD: 2 500GB Hatachi drives

I seem to have scrambled the system drive and a small...
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