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Forum: System Security 07 Aug 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 3,195
Posted By Guy Scharf
Managing Bitlocker while moving hard drive to new laptop

I have a Dell D820 running Windows 7 Enterprise with Bitlocker active. Because of video problems, I want to move the hard drive to a spare D820 (the spare has no hard drive).

Do I just...
Forum: Microsoft Office 03 Apr 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,543
Posted By Guy Scharf
Did you ever resolve this issue? I have the same...

Did you ever resolve this issue? I have the same problem with Word 2000 but with Eudora 7 instead of Thunderbird. SendTo works fine from a Windows folder, but mail recipient is missing from Word...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 45,979
Posted By Guy Scharf
Thank you for your help. I got the account logon...

Thank you for your help. I got the account logon working by going through the steps at Configure Remote Desktop Access on Windows 7 Systems...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Jan 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 45,979
Posted By Guy Scharf
The exact error message is: "The connection was...

The exact error message is: "The connection was denied because the user account is not authorized for remote login." Login is successful if I add the user to the Domain Admins group, but that is not...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Jan 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 45,979
Posted By Guy Scharf
That didn't seem to work. I opened " Allow log...

That didn't seem to work. I opened " Allow log on through Remote Desktop" and found that "Remote Desktop Users" was already in the list. The account I want to logon with is already a member of that...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Jan 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 45,979
Posted By Guy Scharf
Remote desktop access to Windows 7 from 2008 R2

I am logged in to Server 2008 R2 and attempting to logon to a Windows 7 Pro workstation using Remote Desktop. If the account I use to log on to the Win 7 machine has Domain Admin privileges, I can...
Forum: Tutorials 18 Sep 2011
Replies: 242
Views: 309,173
Posted By Guy Scharf
Good article, but note that the URL for technet...

Good article, but note that the URL for technet should not have "www." in front of it. The link should be to http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc733145(WS.10).aspx...
Forum: Tutorials 07 Dec 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 113,812
Posted By Guy Scharf
Excellent and thorough coverage. I've grown to...

Excellent and thorough coverage. I've grown to depend on Windows Search where I avoided search offerings in previous versions of Windows.

I'm suffering from withdrawal shock though. I'm moving...
Forum: Virtualization 01 Sep 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,898
Posted By Guy Scharf
SBS 2003 in Virtual PC

I'm uncertain how to configure SBS 2003 in a Virtual PC in my environment. I'd appreciate suggestions. I do have SBS 2003 installed in a virtual PC; the question is just one of configuration.
...
Forum: Virtualization 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 16,398
Posted By Guy Scharf
That's brilliant! I started the XP Mode machine...

That's brilliant! I started the XP Mode machine and picked an early restore point. Looks like all is good. I'll make a backup of VHD etc files against future embarrassments.
Forum: Virtualization 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 16,398
Posted By Guy Scharf
How to Reset XP Mode?

I installed the various pieces to give myself an XP Mode virtual machine. I then used the virtual PC to do some stuff. Now I want to "clean up" the virtual PC and return it to its just-installed...
Forum: Drivers 04 Apr 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2,392
Posted By Guy Scharf
Best way to update video driver?

I am about to upgrade my video card, replace nVidia with ATI.

What's the best sequence for swapping the drivers? Should I try to remove the nVidia drivers before installing the ATI drivers? Or...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 13,700
Posted By Guy Scharf
I use Speedfan...

I use Speedfan (http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php) to monitor temperatures and control fan speeds. I used to use MBM, but it stopped being supported more than four years ago.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 8,659
Posted By Guy Scharf
If you change the order of the disks in the BIOS,...

If you change the order of the disks in the BIOS, then the computer will try to boot from the other disk. And that disk doesn't have the right MBR on it (if it has one at all), so that's why it...
Forum: Customization 04 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,813
Posted By Guy Scharf
fwiw, removing Libraries was my initial reaction...

fwiw, removing Libraries was my initial reaction on moving from XP to Win 7 since I also have everything organized on other drives. I decided instead to experiment with using Libraries and have...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Nov 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 6,716
Posted By Guy Scharf
If Win 7 cannot identify the controller, then...

If Win 7 cannot identify the controller, then neither can it see any devices attached to the controller. I think a missing driver for the controller is your problem.

To help us help you, please...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Nov 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 6,716
Posted By Guy Scharf
Are there any unknown devices showing up in...

Are there any unknown devices showing up in Device Manager? Maybe it is the controller that Win 7 isn't recognizing, not the devices.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,020
Posted By Guy Scharf
If you want to greatly improve boot speed, put an...

If you want to greatly improve boot speed, put an SSD in your system and install Win 7 to that. Tinkering with file locations on a hard drive will have negligible effect.
Forum: Customization 31 Oct 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,425
Posted By Guy Scharf
Yes, that's easy, just like it was in XP. Click...

Yes, that's easy, just like it was in XP. Click the Start Button, right click on All Programs, select Open, then do it again and select Open All Users. The first Open gives you the Start menu for...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 Oct 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 4,049
Posted By Guy Scharf
You didn't say, but are you running the 32-bit...

You didn't say, but are you running the 32-bit version of Windows? If so, this is a known characteristic of 32-bit addressing. The memory isn't really being used by the BIOS, but the address space...
Forum: Software 31 Oct 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 4,454
Posted By Guy Scharf
If you hold down the Ctrl, Alt, and Shift keys...

If you hold down the Ctrl, Alt, and Shift keys when starting Photoshop, Photoshop erases its preferences data while starting. This is the Photoshop architected way of recovering from corrupted...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Oct 2009
Replies: 2,625
Views: 276,315
Posted By Guy Scharf
I wanted to improve performance on my desktoip. ...

I wanted to improve performance on my desktoip. Obvious options were a) use a SSD as boot drive, b) replace motherboard, CPU, heatsink, and memory to upgrade to Core i7, or c) a new hardware RAID...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Oct 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,178
Posted By Guy Scharf
Yes, installing and uninstalling applications...

Yes, installing and uninstalling applications often leaves unused stuff in the registry. But extra stuff in the registry has no perceptible impact on performance.

If you want to clean up better...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Oct 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,178
Posted By Guy Scharf
Windows 7 has a built-in defragmentation tool...

Windows 7 has a built-in defragmentation tool that is scheduled to run weekly and defrag your hard drives. You can alter the schedule if you want.

By default, SSDs are not defragmented by this...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Oct 2009
Replies: 2,625
Views: 276,315
Posted By Guy Scharf
I am running AHCI. I don't know what causes...

I am running AHCI.

I don't know what causes the drop at the beginning and have wondered. PerfectDisk shows the beginning is where the data is and the slight drop in the middle is where the MFT...
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