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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Oct 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,913
Posted By SmokingMan
This is what I find in the system event log: ...

This is what I find in the system event log:

- EventData

errorCode 0x80070490

updateTitle Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2853952)

updateGuid...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Oct 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,913
Posted By SmokingMan
Cannot install Update for x64-based Systems (KB2853952)

I have tried over and over for days now and I cannot get this update to install. I recently had to disable the automatic update settings and install updates manually one at a time. This works most of...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Sep 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,820
Posted By SmokingMan
I don't know why that never crossed my mind, but...

I don't know why that never crossed my mind, but it worked. Thank you for pointing out the obvious.:banghead:
Forum: General Discussion 24 Sep 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,820
Posted By SmokingMan
My monitor is set at the recommended resolution,...

My monitor is set at the recommended resolution, and there have been no graphic upgrade by WU that I can find. I updated my Intel Graphics driver this morning with no change in the way windows...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Sep 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,820
Posted By SmokingMan
Windows when maximized are too large

When I maximize any window, it resizes to just a little bit too large. The resolution of my monitor has not changed, I'm still running at 1280 x 1024, and have been for quite some time. But this is a...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2,004
Posted By SmokingMan
I copied this from the Windows 7 help files: ...

I copied this from the Windows 7 help files:

To change how programs and buttons appear on the taskbar



mshelp://help/?id=Microsoft.Windows.Resources.ShellExecuteTopicIconClick to open...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 2,403
Posted By SmokingMan
Windows 7 64 bit vs 32 bit

Just a general question here. I'm currently running the 32 bit version but am thinking on upgrading to 64 bit. First, what are the advantages of running one versus the other. Secondly, I see that 64...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Mar 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By SmokingMan
Okay, here it is. I hope this compressed...

Okay, here it is. I hope this compressed correctly. I tried to open it with notepad but got a message I didn't have permission to open it. I'm the Administrator! I couldn't even upload the file...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Mar 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By SmokingMan
Wife got BSOD, no idea why

I wish I had more information, but my wife told me after the fact that she got the BSOD while browsing with IE 8. I don't know what she was doing at the time, and she doesn't remember. But I've...
Forum: Software 19 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 11,929
Posted By SmokingMan
After posting I started looking around (I get...

After posting I started looking around (I get impatient) and did a search for iTunes files and found several folders and the xml file. I deleted these files and then reinstalled iTunes and it worked....
Forum: Software 19 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 11,929
Posted By SmokingMan
Clearing iTunes from registry

I had problems with iTunes not finding music files after I moved them. So rather than telling iTunes where the new location of over 1000 files were, I uninstalled it and then reinstalled it hoping...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Mar 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,355
Posted By SmokingMan
I have that option checked but it still opens a...

I have that option checked but it still opens a link in the current tab. But maybe if I held my tongue just right.......:D
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Mar 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,355
Posted By SmokingMan
I didn't know about that one either. But I still...

I didn't know about that one either. But I still would like to see a way to customize tab behavior. I guess I'm just stubborn, at least that what my wife tells me.

:drool:
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Mar 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,355
Posted By SmokingMan
The only way is through the mouse? You can do the...

The only way is through the mouse? You can do the same thing by right clicking and selecting "open link in a new tab". It's hard to believe that there's no option or add-on that helps to control tab...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Mar 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,355
Posted By SmokingMan
How do I force new tab in IE 8?

I've come back to IE after problems in Firefox I couldn't get resolved. But there's one issue I have with IE that I can't seem to resolve. Unless I right click on a link and tell it to open in a new...
Forum: Software 24 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,787
Posted By SmokingMan
I may go back to XAMPP, but I'm looking at MS Web...

I may go back to XAMPP, but I'm looking at MS Web Platform to see if it will do what I need since it would probably integrate nicely with 7. But at least I know I can go back to XAMPP if I feel so...
Forum: Software 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,787
Posted By SmokingMan
I don't need it to upload the pages, I use my...

I don't need it to upload the pages, I use my editor for ftp transfers. I just want to be able to view the pages and make sure everything works before I upload. I forgot to mention it, but it also...
Forum: Software 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,787
Posted By SmokingMan
Web Server Software

I need to install web server software on my computer so I can preview web pages before uploading them. It saves all of that unnecessary upload time. I used to run XAMPP with XP Pro SP3. But in...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Feb 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 2,371
Posted By SmokingMan
Trying to change folder attributes

I have all my music stored in one folder. I want to remove or uncheck the file attribute from "read only". I have Administrator access, but when I uncheck the attribute box, it reverts back when I go...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 11 Feb 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 14,718
Posted By SmokingMan
I downloaded ID3AlbumArtFixer but I can't seem to...

I downloaded ID3AlbumArtFixer but I can't seem to remove the read only file permissions from the directory I have my music in. I have Administrator access but when I try to change the folder...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 11 Feb 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 14,718
Posted By SmokingMan
WMP 12 - making album art bigger?

I know this is not very important in the grand scheme of things, but it irritates the crap out of me. When the player is in "Now Playing" mode, using the album art visualization, is it possible to...
Forum: Software 02 Feb 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,896
Posted By SmokingMan
I installed PSP X and the only issue I've found...

I installed PSP X and the only issue I've found is that Windows 7 will revert to Windows 7 Basic because the aero feature doesn't work with PSP X. When I'm done Windows reverts back when I close PSP...
Forum: Software 30 Jan 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,896
Posted By SmokingMan
I agree, I like PSP 7. I don't do a lot of...

I agree, I like PSP 7. I don't do a lot of graphics work. Most of what I do is touching up photos to take out red eye and such. But for what I need, PSP 7 works just fine. I have Corel's PSP X, but...
Forum: Software 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,896
Posted By SmokingMan
I set it to run under XP SP3 only because that...

I set it to run under XP SP3 only because that was the OS I had before upgrading to 7. I figured since it worked okay before, then why change it. I don't use it much, and use it mostly for editing...
Forum: Software 26 Jan 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,896
Posted By SmokingMan
Thanks, I installed PSP 7 and set it to run in XP...

Thanks, I installed PSP 7 and set it to run in XP SP3 mode and so far seems to run okay. We'll see how things progress, but so far so good.
:thumbsup:
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