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Forum: Graphic Cards 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
Generic non -PnP monitor - fixable but not retained

Hello all,

I have a nice (single) Samsung Synchmaster SA550 attached to an EVGA Nvidia GeForce GTX 580. Since I don't post here often, I'm loathe to come and ask for help, but I'm about at my...
Forum: Microsoft Office 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,281
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
I'll see what happens! The MS Word users here...

I'll see what happens! The MS Word users here might be able to make better direct use of your macro thing, but as a curmudgeonly WordPerfect User , I don't know if it will work for me or not - I'll...
Forum: Microsoft Office 09 Nov 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,281
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
No, Pitch, I haven't - and the W7 XP VM is a dog...

No, Pitch, I haven't - and the W7 XP VM is a dog on my machine. The problem probably has something to do with the bad guys, just like disabling the animated GIF's in Outlook email & Word, scripting,...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Sep 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 5,703
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
I'm watching this thread because my Dell...

I'm watching this thread because my Dell Precision M4300 does not shut down properly when the battery is exhausted. This is a new thing with Windows 7; under XP Pro it hibernated properly.

Now,...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 58,817
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
Oh, there was an alternative... SHOW ME THE...

Oh, there was an alternative... SHOW ME THE DIRECTORY THAT YOU ARE WRITING MY FILE INTO! If you're going to redirect something, tell the poor drooling boob behind the keyboard, at least. If s/he...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 58,817
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
Actually, it isn't Firefox, it's Mathcad 15. ...

Actually, it isn't Firefox, it's Mathcad 15.

I was working on a different job that didn't require Mathcad, so temporarily forgot about this. And no, I'm not letting Redmond off the hook on this,...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 58,817
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
If that's the case, I'm going to drive out to...

If that's the case, I'm going to drive out to Redmond and choke somebody.

ETA: And, by jumping jiminy, there they are, and now I have to go out to Redmond and choke somebody. Please let somebody...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 58,817
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
Well, I'll go you one better. I have an...

Well, I'll go you one better. I have an application (x86) in Win7 64 bit. It has template files in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Blah\Blah\template directory. I opened one of these, made changes to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 May 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 33,755
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
I take it by your reply that the reason I...

I take it by your reply that the reason I couldn't see my files going the "traditional route" is that the synch center/redirected folders resulted in compressed files? Makes sense, I just haven't...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 May 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 33,755
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
Thanks! I'd seen that one searching around for...

Thanks! I'd seen that one searching around for answers to this mess. I'm still not sure I want to add another piece of (unsupported) software to our mix; like I said, all the functions I seem to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 May 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 33,755
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
This might be a good thread to pop back up. We...

This might be a good thread to pop back up. We just upgraded to Windows Small business Server 2008/Exchange Server 2007, and earlier I had upgraded my laptop to Windows 7 (x64, FWIW...). The folks...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 27 Apr 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 3,629
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
I take it that you have some of the pictures on...

I take it that you have some of the pictures on other media (like your camera) but not all of them?

I'm sure someone better will be along to help, but my first thought would be to try the drive in...
Forum: Microsoft Office 19 Apr 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,281
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
Problem solved... sort of...

Well, I "sort of" fixed it. By installing Wordperfect X3 in the XP virtual machine, it works exactly as it should. I'm not going to bother to check Word as I avoid that program like the plague, but...
Forum: Chillout Room 16 Apr 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
As a mechanical engineer and lover of the...

As a mechanical engineer and lover of the completely superfluous but nonetheless ingenious, I can only say, "FANTASTIC!"
Forum: Microsoft Office 16 Apr 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,281
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
We do vibration testing. The AVI files show the...

We do vibration testing. The AVI files show the mode shapes of the structure being tested. For the printed report, the static graphic works well, it displays the shape and identifies the file in...
Forum: Microsoft Office 16 Apr 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,281
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
Thanks, Bill, but that isn't it. I actually have...

Thanks, Bill, but that isn't it. I actually have a thread going over there, too, and two different places at Microsoft. I'm think either (1) I'm a dunderhead and it's something bone-headed simple,...
Forum: Microsoft Office 16 Apr 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,281
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
AVI's do not show as graphics in Word or WordPerfect

This is a copy of my post (slightly edited) in the Music, Pictures and videos forum. I really need some help here.

I have been about the 'net (including the office forum as Microsoft) and landed...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 15 Apr 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,526
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
By the way, I'm legit on all this stuff. Wrong...

By the way, I'm legit on all this stuff. Wrong forum?
Forum: General Discussion 15 Apr 2010
Replies: 50
Views: 3,796
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
My first venture was a Lytton programmable...

My first venture was a Lytton programmable calculator in 11th grade, 'way back in 1971. You did your programming steps in octal and they had a card reader with special cards that you had to punch...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 15 Apr 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,526
Posted By Grumpy Old Tom
AVI's not showing as graphics in Word or WordPerfect

Hello, all!

I have been about the 'net and landed here as well. Tech support is getting me nowhere, and so here it goes:

We have been rolling our systems from XP SP2 to Win7 Pro. The only...
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