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Forum: General Discussion 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Agrippa
Bulk repair of file shortcuts in Windows Explorer

I've a fair number of ebooks on my PC and, to help keep track of series, I have a folder containing sub-folders, one for each series, which contain the shortcuts for the series. The ebook files...
Forum: Virtualization 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 4,668
Posted By Agrippa
Problem solved! I've discovered that there is a...

Problem solved! I've discovered that there is a button to compact Win XP Mode Virtual Hard Disk in Windows Virtual PC. I just pressed it and quarter of an hour later the job was done and the vhd file...
Forum: Virtualization 25 Sep 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 4,668
Posted By Agrippa
Compressing vhd file in Windows XP Mode

I have 64-bit Win 7 Professional.

In Windows XP Mode I have a total of 10 GB of files but the size of the corresponding vhd file is 42GB. Is there any easy way of compressing the vhd file and...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,407
Posted By Agrippa
I remember a program doing something similar -...

I remember a program doing something similar - here's the link (http://www.computeractive.co.uk/ca/step-by-step/1937018/shortcut-windows-close-programs). The limitation is that it will try to close...
Forum: Tutorials 28 Jul 2011
Replies: 55
Views: 363,335
Posted By Agrippa
Thanks for the prompt reply. I'll now carefully...

Thanks for the prompt reply. I'll now carefully read your comments.
Forum: Tutorials 28 Jul 2011
Replies: 55
Views: 363,335
Posted By Agrippa
Firstly, let me say what a useful tutorial this...

Firstly, let me say what a useful tutorial this is.

I did have Dell Dock but it became unusable following a power cut shutting down my PC and has proved impossible to reinstall. A lot of googling...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Apr 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,234
Posted By Agrippa
OK, I can't do Win 7, but looking at my copy of...

OK, I can't do Win 7, but looking at my copy of Windows XP Registry gives me this (and it's all pretty lengthy):

1. Power-on self-tests and various operations leads to the NTLDR file.

2. NTLDR...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Apr 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,614
Posted By Agrippa
Can I pin a jpeg file to the Taskbar?

Is it possible to pin a jpeg file to the task bar so that I can easily open it with a single click from wherever I am. It is possible to pin it to the jump list for some programs on my Taskbar (eg...
Forum: Media Center 07 Mar 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,525
Posted By Agrippa
How to display lyrics and view playlist?

I have Win 7 Professional 64-bit and Windows Media Center Ver 6.1.

In Windows Media Player, if you use visualizations then any lyrics are displayed at the bottom of the screen. Also, if you right...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 07 Mar 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 37,147
Posted By Agrippa
Very impressive! Many thanks for the solution.

Very impressive! Many thanks for the solution.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 06 Mar 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 37,147
Posted By Agrippa
Indeo 5.x codec

I have Win 7 Professional 64-bit and Windows Media Player Ver 12.0.

I have a number of old video clips produced using a Logitech web cam. These played successfully under XP in my old PC but with...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Jan 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 5,631
Posted By Agrippa
Many thanks for the info. And - oops! - it was...

Many thanks for the info. And - oops! - it was only after posting that I realised that saying what browser I had really would have made things easier! :)
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Jan 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 5,631
Posted By Agrippa
How can I open the Download List?

When you download anything from the Internet a download list opens. As well as the current download, it contains a list of previous downloads; you can clean up the list by deleting any entries you...
Forum: Gaming 19 Nov 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By Agrippa
Thanks for the info. But why, why unstick it?...

Thanks for the info. But why, why unstick it? Surely it must be among the top few questions that Win 7 users want to ask about games? Ah, well, hopefully it it will stay floating on page one. I shall...
Forum: Gaming 19 Nov 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By Agrippa
Where has the sticky thread on game compatibility with Win 7 gone?

Where has the sticky thread on which games are compatible and which are not with Win 7 gone? I could have sworn that it was in the Gaming forum, but apparently not. Please help my failing memory. :)
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Oct 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,041
Posted By Agrippa
Moving the "From" box to the left of the screen in Windows Live Mail

When creating a new message how do I move the "From" box to the left of the screen so that it lies directly below the "To" box (as used to be the case with Outlook Express)? At the moment the "From"...
Forum: System Security 10 Sep 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,298
Posted By Agrippa
That was a quick response! OK, the answer...

That was a quick response!

OK, the answer would seem to be for me to eventually go ahead with MSE.

As for the McAfee problem, here is the link (https://community.mcafee.com/message/138193) to a...
Forum: System Security 10 Sep 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,298
Posted By Agrippa
Running the same AV software in Windows 7 & in the Virtual PC

I have Windows 7 64-bit Professional and have downloaded the Virtual PC and installed the Windows XP mode.

In Windows 7 the AV is McAfee Security Center that came pre-installed by Dell with a 15...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Aug 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 960
Posted By Agrippa
Elevated program shortcuts - effect on startup time

I've taken on board the message that Elevated Program Shortcuts (http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/11949-elevated-program-shortcut-without-uac-prompt-create.html) are the only way to avoid UAC...
Forum: Software 19 Aug 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,536
Posted By Agrippa
A problem with EncSpot

I have Win 7 Professional 64-bit running on a Dell Inspiron.

EncSpot is a very useful program for providing full details of mp3 files. I have previously run it without problems under XP.

I have...
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