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Forum: System Security 08 Mar 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 444
Posted By teckneeculler
W7 security settings - possible to scale down through GPEdit?

As everyone knows, security in W7 was ramped up considerably from XP levels. But what nobody seems to know (except for Microshaft boffins) is how to scale it down to the simple, user-friendly level...
Forum: Tutorials 01 Feb 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 92,477
Posted By teckneeculler
Thanks, Brink. OK, the option is there to...

Thanks, Brink.
OK, the option is there to import .iaf files but, for some unknown reason, it won't import .iaf files from WLM 2011.
Thing is, I have a guy who hates 2011, and wants me put back...
Forum: Tutorials 01 Feb 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 92,477
Posted By teckneeculler
Brink, that's all very well for Windows Live Mail...

Brink, that's all very well for Windows Live Mail 2011. But what about WLM 2009? How do you import an .iaf file into that version?
Forum: General Discussion 11 Nov 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 53,961
Posted By teckneeculler
I don't think this is a Windows Language Pack...

I don't think this is a Windows Language Pack issue, IMHO it's related to the language ini inside KMPlayer's settings. BSPlayer is the same - you have to change a couple of characters in the config...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 Nov 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 7,641
Posted By teckneeculler
Thanks for the command. How would it be if I...

Thanks for the command. How would it be if I saved it as a bat file?
Forum: Tutorials 06 Nov 2010
Replies: 62
Views: 58,011
Posted By teckneeculler
Well, yes, I'm sure you're correct. But why am I...

Well, yes, I'm sure you're correct. But why am I not getting a password requester, as you evidently did?
Forum: Tutorials 05 Nov 2010
Replies: 62
Views: 58,011
Posted By teckneeculler
Thanks for the modified instructions. Got a wee...

Thanks for the modified instructions. Got a wee glitch, however. When I get to your fourth screen, (the 'Create Task' window, which shows the path to the vbs file) and click OK, I don't get the fifth...
Forum: Tutorials 04 Nov 2010
Replies: 62
Views: 58,011
Posted By teckneeculler
'Task - Create to Run a Program at Startup and...

'Task - Create to Run a Program at Startup and Log On'
'Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create'

Thanks guys, but I can't get either of those two methods to prevent the UAC prompt...
Forum: Sound & Audio 27 Oct 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 3,390
Posted By teckneeculler
Windows Media Player - how to prevent it playing DVDs?

Windows 7 Ultimate: Anyone know how to stop WMP from opening and playing DVD movies? This used to be a relatively simple task in XP, but Microsoft have really outdone themselves here, with WMP...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Oct 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 7,641
Posted By teckneeculler
Later: Sorry, it didn't do the whole job. What...

Later: Sorry, it didn't do the whole job. What I've ended up with after a reboot is:

a) A folder named SD.old that still contains the original files. What I was aiming at was a quick way of...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Oct 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 978
Posted By teckneeculler
Imperfect1, are you referring to the default Win7...

Imperfect1, are you referring to the default Win7 setting? My question was about the search box behavior after Classic Start Menu has been installed.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Oct 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 7,641
Posted By teckneeculler
Thanks Captain, looks like it'll do the trick!

Thanks Captain, looks like it'll do the trick!
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Oct 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 7,641
Posted By teckneeculler
Script or command to delete contents of Software Distribution folder?

Hi all. Anyone able to suggest a vbs (or command-line file) to clean out C:\Windows\Software Distribution\Download?

Thanks, I'm aware of the significance (or lack of) of this folder, and I...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Oct 2010
Replies: 62
Views: 58,011
Posted By teckneeculler
Thanks for that. Just one thing: Is it possible...

Thanks for that. Just one thing: Is it possible to assign permanent approval for the Startup script to be run, thus avoiding the ongoing need for permission? I have UAC set to "Ask me only when a...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Oct 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 978
Posted By teckneeculler
Thanks KenC - good call. I'll try it forthwith...

Thanks KenC - good call. I'll try it forthwith and report back :-)
Forum: Tutorials 25 Oct 2010
Replies: 351
Views: 2,229,296
Posted By teckneeculler
Thanks Shawn, an interesting little app. BTW,...

Thanks Shawn, an interesting little app. BTW, your Quick Launch tip works perfectly :-)
Forum: General Discussion 25 Oct 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 978
Posted By teckneeculler
Can search box can still be accessed with Classic Start Menu?

Got a bit of a curly one here, guys. Been fooling about with customizations for Win7 and just tried 'Classic Start Menu' from The Code Project at: ...
Forum: Tutorials 17 Oct 2010
Replies: 351
Views: 2,229,296
Posted By teckneeculler
Hi Brink (and others). I've been reading this...

Hi Brink (and others). I've been reading this 31xpage thread with interest. I'm doing an experimental install of Win7 Ultimate on a workshop machine (my own pcs are running XPP) so I can better tune...
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