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Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Jul 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 2,875
Posted By pmennen
Why is the windows firewall blocking my file sharing?

I used the standard trick of assigning permissions to the "Everyone" group to allow file sharing among all the win7 and winXP computers on my home network. All was working fine until my son took his...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,123
Posted By pmennen
I thought I should add that I just tried changing...

I thought I should add that I just tried changing my "User Account Control" to the lowest notch (never notify). However I still get the dreaded "Needs elevation" warning just the same.

I also...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,123
Posted By pmennen
Needs elevation (the usual fix doesn't work)

On a Win7 ultimate system (svc pack 1), when I try to open any file in the my documents folder I get an error message that says that this operation "needs elevation".

So I picked one particular...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Nov 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 3,912
Posted By pmennen
Ok, I think I fixed the above problem. When I...

Ok, I think I fixed the above problem. When I look at the network adapters in the network and sharing center, I see four of them. My wireless adapter, my Gigabit Lan Connection, and two VMware...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Nov 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 3,912
Posted By pmennen
Desktop computer does not appear in Explorer's "Network"

The computer name of my Win7(64b) Desktop is called "AVA". For the purposes of debuging, I've disabled AVA's LAN adapter and connected it to the network by enabling its Dlink DWA556 wireless adapter....
Forum: General Discussion 12 Sep 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 961
Posted By pmennen
Wow, I had to wait all of 5 minutes to get the...

Wow, I had to wait all of 5 minutes to get the answer to my question. Many thanks!

Indeed following the directions in that tutorial worked. I was surprised that this is such an unusual thing to...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Sep 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 961
Posted By pmennen
How do I select which user get's logged in on startup

I'm using windows 7 home premium (64bit).
When I run "control userpasswords2", I see the following list of users in this order:

Alex (Administrators)
Guest (Guests)
temp (Administrators;...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Sep 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,653
Posted By pmennen
Thanks Shawn. Worked like a charm! Wow, that...

Thanks Shawn. Worked like a charm!

Wow, that was cryptic. It's amazing someone managed to figure that out.

~Paul
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Sep 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,653
Posted By pmennen
Hi. Thanks for your very fast response. Indeed I...

Hi. Thanks for your very fast response. Indeed I had the network type set to Home. I changed it to Work as you suggested. Now it no longer shows that I am joined to a homegroup (as desired). However...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Sep 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,653
Posted By pmennen
Can't disable homegroup

(I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium). I thought I had disabled the home group, but I still see it in Explorer which I find annoying. So I look in the Network and Sharing center and I see that after...
Forum: Software 21 Aug 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 6,933
Posted By pmennen
Changing the default install path

Thanks Guy for the link to the work around, although in my case I've already got too much stuff in Program Files(x86) to keep two copies of it around especially since both my C and D drives are on a...
Forum: Software 21 Aug 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 6,933
Posted By pmennen
Changing default install path

I find it folly to install my applications on the C drive, especially the larger applications. Doing so makes the C drive so large that it is cumbersome to make the image backups that I think are...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Aug 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 3,966
Posted By pmennen
allend66 - thanks, although it didn't turn out to...

allend66 - thanks, although it didn't turn out to be my lan driver as it was in your case ... but never the less it did turn out that updating my audio driver fixed the problem.

Thanks Ryan,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Aug 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 3,966
Posted By pmennen
Wireless wake on lan?

My ASUS P8Z68-Vpro win7(64) system will go to sleep manually (from the shutdown menu). I have power management set to turn off the monitor and go to sleep after one minute. After a minute the monitor...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Aug 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,317
Posted By pmennen
wired/wireless interface metrics

The output of the "print route" command on my Win7x64 system is shown below.
The wireless adapter has been assigned to 198.168.2.72 by the router and the Gigabit wired connection has been manually...
Forum: Sound & Audio 08 Aug 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 46,276
Posted By pmennen
Ok, here is an update. I still haven't figured...

Ok, here is an update. I still haven't figured out why I couldn't get those playback device switchers to work, but I was able to create my own. I downloaded the free autohotkey utility and then I...
Forum: Sound & Audio 08 Aug 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 46,276
Posted By pmennen
Thanks for the suggestion, although I can't get...

Thanks for the suggestion, although I can't get it to work.

I have figured out a way to switch the sound between speakers and headphones however. Right clicking on the volume control icon in the...
Forum: Sound & Audio 04 Aug 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 46,276
Posted By pmennen
What you say is true, however I believe that is...

What you say is true, however I believe that is optional. At least I see in the advanced settings that "Mute the rear output device when a front headphone plugged in" is an option you can turn on or...
Forum: Sound & Audio 03 Aug 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 46,276
Posted By pmennen
switching between speakers and headphones

My old computer only had one audio output, so I wired it to a toggle switch under my desk so in the up position the audio was connected to my speakers and in the down position the audio was connected...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Aug 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,069
Posted By pmennen
Missing dll

I believe I have a corrupted dll called "fde.dll".
Is there a way I can get this dll off my windows 7 home distribution disk?

I looked on the disk with a file manager, but I couldn't find that...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Jul 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,756
Posted By pmennen
Sounds like a good suggestion. Indeed the SFC...

Sounds like a good suggestion. Indeed the SFC scan does report that there are perhaps 5 or 10 files that it can't fix. (See attached log).

I looked at just the first problematic file which was...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 16 Jul 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,756
Posted By pmennen
One minute freezes

My Win7x64 home was installed recently by AVAdirect (the computer builder). I haven't seen any BSOD but perhaps a few times a day it freezes for 30 or 60 seconds and then merrily goes on its way as...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Jul 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,176
Posted By pmennen
Just two accounts. One called "Paul" (also an...

Just two accounts. One called "Paul" (also an administrator) and another called "Administrators".
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Jul 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,176
Posted By pmennen
can't share with write permission

I've done this file sharing many times and have always gotten it to work one way or another ... that is until today. Here is my situation:

- Windows 7 home, 64 bit with network discovery and file...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Jul 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 24,013
Posted By pmennen
Many thanks Bill2! It was easy to create...

Many thanks Bill2!

It was easy to create the hidden admin account as shown in that tutorial, however then I flailed around quite a bit figuring out how to reset the permissions of the c drive....
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