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Forum: General Discussion 23 Feb 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 4,575
Posted By dougham
I've attached the output from another attempt. I...

I've attached the output from another attempt. I copy OK, but can't xcopy.
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 4,575
Posted By dougham
No the batch file hasn't changed. I am doing...

No the batch file hasn't changed.
I am doing all the tests manually now
Forum: General Discussion 15 Feb 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 4,575
Posted By dougham
The Z: drive is a network drive, not connected...

The Z: drive is a network drive, not connected specifically to the Win7. My desktop and my wife's laptop all have a drive mapped to the NAS.
Again I come back to why copy works but not xcopy.
Forum: General Discussion 15 Feb 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 4,575
Posted By dougham
Hi Golden Using exactly as you suggest gives...

Hi Golden

Using exactly as you suggest gives error "Access denied".

The strange thing I find is COPY works but XCOPY doesn't!

Cheers

Dougham
Forum: General Discussion 15 Feb 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 4,575
Posted By dougham
Xcopy cannot create directory

My backup cmd file has been in use since XP, through Vista to Win7. It has worked on a new laptop in Win7 ever since Win7 was released. Recently it has stopped working getting an access denied,...
Forum: Software 13 Dec 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 847
Posted By dougham
IE8/9 cannot access by URL, but can with IP. FF and Chrome no problem

I support a business with 8 PCs, XP, Vista and Win7. IE8 and IE9 usually cannot access one particular website, domain.com.au, using that URL but can access always using the IP Address 203.26.51.139....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Jun 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 949
Posted By dougham
Never shows "Now safe to remove"

When I want to remove a flash drive, clicking the icon shows all the available devices. When I click to eject the one I want Windows never says that it is now safe to remove.
If I have a window to...
Forum: Backup and Restore 23 May 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 942
Posted By dougham
Release Backup drive

I've trie3d Windows 7 backup, but I no longer wish to use it. I have another method for backup.
How do I release the external drive? It is still owned by Windows 7.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Dec 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,424
Posted By dougham
Not an upgrade. Pre-installed on HP notebook.

Not an upgrade. Pre-installed on HP notebook.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Dec 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,424
Posted By dougham
Windows 7 X64 trying to update Vista updates

Windows 7 Home Premium X64 has dozens of failed updates. When I check I find they are all for Vista X64. Wy is it doing this, and how do I fix it?
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,919
Posted By dougham
Faxes via Fax Server remain in inbox as Pending

SBS 2003 with fax modem. All XP PCs in domain fax without problems. Vista and Windows 7 PCs see the Fax Server, but all faxes just stay in Windows Fax & Scan inbox as Pending.

I also see in...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jul 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 5,857
Posted By dougham
Did you understand my problem

Thank you for your replies, but please re-read my problem as your answers show that you haven't understood the problem.

Howling Wolves - That is what I am trying to fix. When I plug in a flash...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jul 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 5,857
Posted By dougham
Show icon for "safely remove hardware"

I have set up several Windows 7 computers to always show the "Safely remove hardware" icon in the system tray, when a flash drive is installed.

However, the Windows 7 Home edition I have just...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Jun 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,747
Posted By dougham
Homegroup + workgroup

If I connect 2 win 7 PCs in a homegroup, can I also share the printer on one of the Win 7s with an XP PC?
I have been trying to connect the second Win 7 to the other Win z's printer. It can see the...
Forum: General Discussion 16 May 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 67,480
Posted By dougham
Wow! If I already know the file name, why should...

Wow! If I already know the file name, why should I search by context and get a list of all the files with the search argument, when I only want one, known, file.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Mar 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 686
Posted By dougham
show both printers

I have created 2 printers for my one printer. One printer is set for Black-White printing and one for colour.

For some reason only one printer appears in the Devices & printers window. When I...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Nov 2009
Replies: 44
Views: 67,480
Posted By dougham
Simple file name search

Thsi started with Vista, but has continued in Windows 7.
999 times out of 1000 when I search, I search for a filename, often using only part of the filename.
In XP, provided you didn't install the...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 2,684
Posted By dougham
Scheduled task runs but does nothing

I have a scheduled task - a simple xcopy /m /e /c /r /y which does nothing.

If I have some files with the archive bit set on, and run the command file manually it copies the correct files.

If...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Nov 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 4,424
Posted By dougham
I don't want to extend C: I just want to...

I don't want to extend C: I just want to delete/remove D: and make sure that the bootmgr knows it has gone.
Forum: General Discussion 01 Nov 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 4,424
Posted By dougham
Scrren shot

Sorry for the delay.
Here is the Disk Managment screen shot.
C = Win 7
D = Vista
E = Win7 64-bit
F = Data.

I'd like to delete the Vista partition (D:) and remove it from the startup boot.
I...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Oct 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 4,424
Posted By dougham
Layout is as I wrote in initial post. C then D...

Layout is as I wrote in initial post. C then D then E then F.

I shrank D then used partition wizard, as suggested by responder, to extend E back into the space released.
I now want to delete the...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Oct 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 4,424
Posted By dougham
How to delete/extend partition

I have 4 partitions on my notebook.
C: is Win7 32-bit
D: is Vista 32-bit
E: is Win7 64-bit
F: is Data.

I now want to get rid of the Vista partition and give its sectors to the Win7 64-bit.
...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,880
Posted By dougham
Disk Mgr Screenshot

BTW there is no BCD file in C:\Boot.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,880
Posted By dougham
Bootmgr problem

I had Vista installed on C: and a blank partition at D:.
I used Macrium Reflect Pro to clone C: to a file on another partition (E:) then restored it to D:.

I have now deleted the C: partition and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Sep 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,436
Posted By dougham
Thanks

Living in Australia, I appreciate the overnight response.

I ran repair from the Vista DVD and now both OSs are visible.
I'll use bcdedit as advised to change the default boot.

Thanks again for...
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