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Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,716
Posted By stlsailor
I may not have my terminology right, and I want...

I may not have my terminology right, and I want to be sure I understand what you're saying.

Basically what I do now is share on a folder by folder by basis by turning on sharing in folder...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,716
Posted By stlsailor
Well spoken. My assessment: Homegroups have...

Well spoken.

My assessment: Homegroups have 2 major drawbacks:


Inability to include Windows XP computers.
Inability to share folders outside of personal folders.
They have no advantages...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 19 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 8,538
Posted By stlsailor
Just to wrap this up, I had a problem installing...

Just to wrap this up, I had a problem installing a software update that may have indicated there could be a bad sector on the disk.


FIRST, I ran chkdisk set to correct any bad sectors. It...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Oct 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 5,290
Posted By stlsailor
If you don't use libraries, is it fair to say you...

If you don't use libraries, is it fair to say you don't use homegroup either? Do you use access level file sharing as was done in WinXP or something else?
Forum: General Discussion 16 Oct 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 5,290
Posted By stlsailor
Barman58, do you use this method to reset the...

Barman58, do you use this method to reset the location to default if needed -- http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/15692-folder-view-settings-reset-all-default.html ? Does it work even if Windows...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,716
Posted By stlsailor
Thanks for sharing these links. After...

Thanks for sharing these links.

After reading the white paper, and the one referenced in it, I came away with the idea that the purpose of libraries is to facilitate homegroups. And, the purpose...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 8,538
Posted By stlsailor
IE9 Links JMH, these are good links, I...

IE9 Links

JMH, these are good links, I think, and I appreciate the time you took to post them--they just havenít produced much in this particular case.


First Link -- I first posted the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 8,538
Posted By stlsailor
Responses to Questions JMH, the system...

Responses to Questions

JMH, the system appears stable with one exception which has been consistent for a few days now. When I hibernate, then resume, it almost always hangs on resume. If I punch...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 5,290
Posted By stlsailor
So you used the Move feature to move all the...

So you used the Move feature to move all the personal folders into "My Stuff?" You had no problem with any of the personal folders disappearing in transit like mine did?
Forum: General Discussion 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 5,290
Posted By stlsailor
Do you mean that you copied the entire directory...

Do you mean that you copied the entire directory tree including all folders and files to your E:/ drive before you moved the personal folders? Did you copy and move all of the personal folder files,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,716
Posted By stlsailor
HomeGroup and File Level Sharing Co-exist?

I set up a second computer on Windows 7 a few days ago. I was using the same network sharing that I used for XP->XP and XP->W7 for awhile. Today I set up a homegroup. All of a sudden when I tried to...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 5,290
Posted By stlsailor
Thanks. I looked at the tutorials. I didn't try...

Thanks. I looked at the tutorials. I didn't try to set the default locations before, just used the location tab to move it.

I don't recall about the first computer I moved it on where the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 8,538
Posted By stlsailor
IE9 won't run and won't reinstall

When I opened IE9 it would always hang, never giving me the ability to disable add-ons or return to default settings. (I am running Windows 7 64-bit OS).


STEP ONE: I went to the MS website...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 5,290
Posted By stlsailor
I'm not sure what I think about libraries yet. I...

I'm not sure what I think about libraries yet. I am inclined to think they are a solution in search of a problem. Thus far what I've done is very similar to what you've done. The problem is that...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,578
Posted By stlsailor
I completely agree. Reinstalling software is a...

I completely agree. Reinstalling software is a long, torturous task. ShadowProtect Desktop is the best drive imaging software I've used. It does cost. I recently tried EASEUS ToDoBackup, free for...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 5,290
Posted By stlsailor
Optimal Personal Folder Structure for Windows 7

I have confusion and perplexity over the optimal folder structure for Windows 7. I make it a standard practice to put My Documents on a separate drive.

Win7 allows you to move the personal...
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