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Forum: Browsers & Mail 24 Feb 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 2,010
Posted By Hikertrash
Still having the problem but, a work around was...

Still having the problem but, a work around was creating a windows password and using it.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 24 Feb 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 2,010
Posted By Hikertrash
Chrome asking for Windows password

Signed into Gmail and Chrome I tried to look up a stored password by going to setting, managae stored passwords, clicking show at which point I receive a pop up.
...
Forum: Software 09 Jun 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 7,155
Posted By Hikertrash
Ugh, marked as solved and lost a lengthy...

Ugh, marked as solved and lost a lengthy response!

Short notes now...

Apparently I disabled the extension with NirSoft trying to fix another glitch. (windows explorer crashing and restarting)...
Forum: Software 09 Jun 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 7,155
Posted By Hikertrash
Hi Guy, I'll attach a screenshot. As far as...

Hi Guy,

I'll attach a screenshot. As far as I can recall it's been like this for several weeks so I'm reluctant to do a system restore. I'll look into what my restore point options are.
Forum: Software 08 Jun 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 7,155
Posted By Hikertrash
Really, no one here can help with this? It's...

Really, no one here can help with this? It's certainly a known issue, but the fix is apparently elusive.
Forum: Software 07 Jun 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 7,155
Posted By Hikertrash
Adobe X Pro Preview Handler Error 32bit

I recently started having this problem and I'm neither able to view PDF previews nor thumbnails. I have preview (windows explorer) and thumbnail view of most other common file types.

Adobe X Pro...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 18 Aug 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By Hikertrash
Unfortunately that option does not appear in...

Unfortunately that option does not appear in Chrome or IE9[/QUOTE]

It appears it depends on what page you're on in Outlook to get the option to change back to Hotmail (live.com), but I did find it...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,866
Posted By Hikertrash
You only need one antivirus (Microsoft Security...

You only need one antivirus (Microsoft Security Essentials) and one antispyware (Malwarebytes) Uninstall any other security software (AVG, Avast etc).

If running both don't fix your problem, it's...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Jul 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 948
Posted By Hikertrash
Here's what I'm seeing with a WD Passport, rather...

Here's what I'm seeing with a WD Passport, rather than an sata HDD in an external enclosure as I mentioned above.

I should point out one of the Seagate's has a eSata connection/enclosure and is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Jul 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 948
Posted By Hikertrash
USB to ATA/Tapi Device

I'm a little confused over the differences.

In device manager my laptop's HDD is listed as a "ATA device" there's also two "USB device" externals, as well as a "ATA device" external.

Under...
Forum: Graphic Cards 28 Jul 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 4,252
Posted By Hikertrash
Download: Click here to Download...

Download:

Click here to Download (http://downloads.guru3d.com/Guru3D---Driver-Sweeper-(Setup)_d1655.html) (windows installer)System requirements:
The Guru3D - Driver Sweeper is fully tested on...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jul 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,426
Posted By Hikertrash
It sounds more painful than it really is. I was...

It sounds more painful than it really is. I was lucky as I was prepared and had all my drivers and installers lined up. It had nearly 180 updates but I used the old OEM disk without SP1. I suggest...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 25 Jul 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By Hikertrash
Isn't it normal practice to share the solution in...

Isn't it normal practice to share the solution in case another member of the forum happens to run into the same problem?
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Jul 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 924
Posted By Hikertrash
Update: When looking for a desktop shortcut to...

Update: When looking for a desktop shortcut to open my DVD/CD player, I stumble upon Asterisk Logger, a program to decode asterisk coded passwords which happened to mention Cute FTP specifically.
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jul 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 924
Posted By Hikertrash
Ah, don't think it's going to be worth the...

Ah, don't think it's going to be worth the effort. I'll email my friend for the password. In the meantime, I do as I have, edit the website in Dreamweaver and upload it with CuteFTP.
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jul 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 924
Posted By Hikertrash
OK, I was able to use a PartedMagic CD and get...

OK, I was able to use a PartedMagic CD and get what I needed, with only one hiccup.

I maintain two websites for a couple hiker get-togethers, and one of the files I 'rescued" was a sm.dat file...
Forum: Graphic Cards 23 Jul 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,640
Posted By Hikertrash
I was having problems with the Nvidia chip in...

I was having problems with the Nvidia chip in this laptop. Blowing out and cleaning the fans didn't seem to do any good so I took the advice of others and cleaned off the old thermal paste and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jul 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 924
Posted By Hikertrash
Copying files, settings from old C drive in external enclosure.

I upgraded to a bigger HDD and rather than cloning a few possible problems, I started fresh with a new install of Windows, ran all the updates, installed all the drivers, reran a number of updates,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By Hikertrash
Thanks, I'll proceed cautiously. For all its...

Thanks, I'll proceed cautiously. For all its (win7) improvements over XP moving the user/documents folders wasn't one of them.

Best wishes for Kari's health.
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By Hikertrash
With respect to Kari's effort in making his...

With respect to Kari's effort in making his tutorial about moving user folders, is that advice obsolete? Should stuff like that be taken down or is it caveat emptor?
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By Hikertrash
I'm reaching the point where it's going to be...

I'm reaching the point where it's going to be easier to just back up the entire mess onto the new bigger HDD and worry about any differences or additions to my data, if and when, I need to restore an...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By Hikertrash
That's what I was thinking until I read this...

That's what I was thinking until I read this thread



http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/124198-user-profiles-create-move-during-windows-7-installation.html

As far as using an installer...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By Hikertrash
Yeah, I understand what you're saying and was...

Yeah, I understand what you're saying and was thinking of getting something bigger, but once I replace my current HDD, I'll have a two 320 and two 120 gig external drives, so I'll be able to use them...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By Hikertrash
That sounds reasonable. I'm using about 280...

That sounds reasonable.

I'm using about 280 gig now (out of 320, but I have moved somethings to an external HDD) with OS, programs, photos, music and videos and I'm getting a new 500 gig drive....
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By Hikertrash
Thanks. You make it sounds so easy. ;) ...

Thanks. You make it sounds so easy. ;)

Right now the windows and program files folders take up about 37 gig. Just to be safe, how big should I make C: ?
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