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Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By koalady
Thank you Margrave. I followed your directions....

Thank you Margrave. I followed your directions. Unfortunately they had no detectable effect! I still have to manually close about 30 desktop icons after a reboot, then install that earlier...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By koalady
to margrave: "For every file type extension...

to margrave:
"For every file type extension (including .exe) there is a registry entry that defines what Windows should do when asked to open that file.

#1 : The "HKCR\.exe" entry in the...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By koalady
to kaktussoft: no, the problem is the same: ...

to kaktussoft:
no, the problem is the same: 'cannot find file' for all EXE files. But solution still works: install default.exe into Registry area. All icons blank still, but the programs work. But...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By koalady
To: 1) Layback Bear! . Your New User Account idea...

To: 1) Layback Bear! . Your New User Account idea sounded good. I installed it ok. But alas, it had no effect.

To: 2) kaktussoft.Your EXE link to file DEFAULT_EXE.reg worked like a charm!...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By koalady
To Layback Bear, and WHS: "Your words are not...

To Layback Bear, and WHS:
"Your words are not making sense to me.

Can you go to the Start/All Programs and open programs that way?
NO. 10 HI-FREQUENCY PROGRAMS ON LIST. SAME RESPONSE TO ALL,...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By koalady
POSTSCRIPT: I should have said rather that all my...

POSTSCRIPT: I should have said rather that all my DIRECTLY opened EXE files will no longer open. Ones that have generated an output file will still open via double-double-clicking on that file. For...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By koalady
POSTSCRIPT: I should have said rather that all my...

POSTSCRIPT: I should have said rather that all my DIRECTLY opened EXE files will no longer open. Ones that have generated an output file will still open via double-double-clicking on that file. For...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By koalady
suddenly NO .EXE programs will run

On clicking on the program name or icon, the standard Windows message appears: "Windows cannot open this file... needs to know what program .. to use to open it." The usual long list of extensions is...
Forum: Media Center 14 Jul 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 926
Posted By koalady
I solved this myself -- with help from...

I solved this myself -- with help from eightforums.com while searching for problem on my backup machine used because of this problem here!
Forum: Media Center 12 Jul 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 926
Posted By koalady
MC has taken over whole system via file associations. How to stop it?

With symptom of increasingly slow Firefox I suspected malware. Ran malwarebytes but it hung up on data base update. Then non-updated program froze.Reset Firefox then ran no.2 on their recommended...
Forum: Sound & Audio 19 Sep 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By koalady
I don't reboot very often. But that did the...

I don't reboot very often. But that did the trick, thank you! Duh!
Forum: Sound & Audio 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By koalady
volume control in notification area can no longer be changed

I changed the volume while I was online on Skype, turning it down a lot. Now the icon no longer appears, and on the Notifications list is greyed out, and cannot be changed. The Windows message is: ...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By koalady
@BrightBlessings. I followed your instruction and...

@BrightBlessings. I followed your instruction and hit the 'work offline' button on the 'ribbon' menu. It started to go offline, but then produced an error message, noting that there were incoming...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 02 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By koalady
You can always try a repair of Windows Live...

You can always try a repair of Windows Live Essentials via Programs and Features.[/QUOTE]

Thank you: I tried that. But after 18 minutes, this window appeared: "sorry, something unexpected occurred...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 31 Dec 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By koalady
WLM no longer compacts files on exit

My email store was about 4Gb, quite stable (I have run the 2011 version since its arrival). Because of recent troubles, ably resolved on this site, I had to temporarily shift many files out, and...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Dec 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By koalady
To roncerr: thanks for that. I have my own POP...

To roncerr: thanks for that. I have my own POP folders set up the same way. But I guess you answered my question, indirectly: there is no reason not to move inactive emails into Storage Folders, to...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 Dec 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By koalady
why not use Storage Folders for all inactive emails?

Having followed the good advice of Shawn on a nearby recent thread, I successfully restored lots of 'orphan' messages, one by one. Now I have the tedious task of moving them back to the folders they...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 Dec 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By koalady
solved, with gritted teeth

Dear Brink, thank you very much for your solution. It's absurd to have to use it, that is, it's absurd that WLM cannot recognize its own files -- but it worked! I had about 250 messages to process,...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Dec 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By koalady
WLM-Cannot restore files to it, as did manual export

Fearing a loss of files before a tricky operation, I backed up the whole storage folder. I didn't look for the WLM program to do it, I just did it manually. That is, simply using Windows Explorer....
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Oct 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By koalady
@roncerr: sorry for delay, Your Wave 4 idea seems...

@roncerr: sorry for delay, Your Wave 4 idea seems to apply only to a games machine. I tried your ctrl-sh-F. It didn't work. And somewhere in messing with it, the existing 'fix' vanished and could not...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 21 Oct 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By koalady
only half solved

Ah, that looks familiar, yes I used that in 2009. Also in 2010. But I find no such screen in the 2011 version. On the main menu is:
HOME > FIND > OPTIONS 1) FIND TEXT
...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 19 Oct 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By koalady
solved

Roncerr: thank you for your prompt reply! And it worked - sort of! That is, it works, but it's too bad it is degraded from the XP version, which allowed the selection of individual fields (To, From,...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 18 Oct 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By koalady
WinLiveMail 'find message' windows disappear off screen

(using 2011 version) When I execute FIND > MESSAGE, the 'Find Message' window opens, as shown in the tab on the Task Bar. But it is invisible. I can see the animation at opening, as it rushes off...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Aug 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,722
Posted By koalady
thanks for the alert. Although when I tried to...

thanks for the alert. Although when I tried to get the new file, it was corrupt, from two sources! But weeks later Microsoft sent a download alert. And this works.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Jun 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,722
Posted By koalady
I have the same problem: won't sort the 'TO'...

I have the same problem: won't sort the 'TO' column. Most inconvenient
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