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Forum: General Discussion 25 Mar 2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,431
Posted By dc2000
Oh, forgot to say, the partition on disk C: is...

Oh, forgot to say, the partition on disk C: is formatted as FAT. Its size is 4 MB to appease DOS. I set it as primary and also active.

I did all partitioning & formatting in Computer Management...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Mar 2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,431
Posted By dc2000
Guys, first off, let me say that I really...

Guys, first off, let me say that I really appreciate all your input!

Secondly, just off subject let me say that Win ME SUCKS!!!!

I can seriously make a bootable disk C: using MS DOS 6.22 with:...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Mar 2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,431
Posted By dc2000
Sorry for the delay. I'm back now... it took me a...

Sorry for the delay. I'm back now... it took me a while to find Windows ME disk. I eventually happened to borrow it from an old friend. I then booted off of it and ran FDISK on it, then deleted the...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Mar 2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,431
Posted By dc2000
First off, really quick, let me answer this --...

First off, really quick, let me answer this -- the reason this PC doesn't have a keyboard is because it has a special IR remote control.

Secondly, thank you, kkehoe, for your detailed...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Mar 2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,431
Posted By dc2000
Yes, guys, I can clone it to another floppy using...

Yes, guys, I can clone it to another floppy using WinImage. What I need to know is how to clone it to a hard drive?
Forum: General Discussion 14 Mar 2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,431
Posted By dc2000
Thanks, strollin, for your detailed explanation....

Thanks, strollin, for your detailed explanation. Unfortunately I cannot exit from the program. In a normal operation that PC doesn't even have a keyboard. (I managed to connect one, but the only...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Mar 2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,431
Posted By dc2000
Thanks. I thought of that too. Unfortunately that...

Thanks. I thought of that too. Unfortunately that PC box is so old that it doesn't have an option to boot from a USB. Can I make a bootable HDD instead of a USB?
Forum: General Discussion 14 Mar 2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,431
Posted By dc2000
How to clone bootable floppy to an HDD?

Let me explain my dilemma. In the office we have an old computer that is currently running off a bootable floppy to run custom-made software. The problem is that the floppy disk is running on the...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Mar 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 385
Posted By dc2000
How to start Windows Event Viewer for a specific application/provider?

My goal is to start Windows Event Viewer from a command line, with the Application node already selected, showing only entries for my specific application, or provider? In other words, I need to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Feb 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By dc2000
Thanks for the suggestion.

Thanks for the suggestion.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Feb 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By dc2000
Thanks. That's a good start. If I go to Event...

Thanks. That's a good start. If I go to Event Viewer -> Windows Logs -> System and then set a filter on "Kernel-Power" I get these:



and then if I go to Details and set XML view, I get this:
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Feb 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By dc2000
Is there a way to find out what put computer into sleep mode?

I know that there's a good powercfg command line call that can tell what last woke up computer from sleep:

powercfg /lastwake

what I need is a reverse -- command/software to tell me what was...
Forum: Software 06 Feb 2016
Replies: 36
Views: 2,103
Posted By dc2000
Thank you fellas for your research into this. ...

Thank you fellas for your research into this.

You are correct. I was hoping to find a Windows-only solution. But now it looks like I need a third party software to do that. So from all that were...
Forum: Software 02 Feb 2016
Replies: 36
Views: 2,103
Posted By dc2000
Thanks. Yes, of course I can do all this. I just...

Thanks. Yes, of course I can do all this. I just thought that there was a tool in Windows to do that.
Forum: Software 02 Feb 2016
Replies: 36
Views: 2,103
Posted By dc2000
Just to illustrate the difference. Here's...

Just to illustrate the difference.

Here's the file created by wmic:

http://s20.postimg.org/co0vruofh/image.png

and here's what CP shows:

http://s20.postimg.org/fjdyypsfh/image.png
Forum: Software 02 Feb 2016
Replies: 36
Views: 2,103
Posted By dc2000
He didn't give the command line arguments...

He didn't give the command line arguments correctly. Plus there should be double-quotes in case of spaces in the path.

Open cmd and then paste & run this:

wmic...
Forum: Software 02 Feb 2016
Replies: 36
Views: 2,103
Posted By dc2000
I don't know what they have. I can't assume that...

I don't know what they have. I can't assume that they have CCleaner.

I also figured out why wmic did not return the full list. It returns only MSI installers. And some software (a good chunk of...
Forum: Software 01 Feb 2016
Replies: 36
Views: 2,103
Posted By dc2000
Thank you fellas. Indeed wmic command is very...

Thank you fellas. Indeed wmic command is very close to what I need.... except I just tried it on my system and it doesn't seem to have every program/entry that I see in my Control Panel -> Programs...
Forum: Software 01 Feb 2016
Replies: 36
Views: 2,103
Posted By dc2000
Thank you. I was hoping to have some tool already...

Thank you. I was hoping to have some tool already available in Windows because to use what you suggested I will have to explain to the person how to download and install it first.
Forum: Software 01 Feb 2016
Replies: 36
Views: 2,103
Posted By dc2000
Is there a tool to collect a list of all installed programs?

I'm trying to assist a person with an issue that seems to be specific for their computer with Windows 7 installed on it. (Unfortunately I cannot remote desktop into it.)

So I was curious if...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Dec 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,435
Posted By dc2000
Well, guys. It's not even funny anymore... ...

Well, guys. It's not even funny anymore...
Microsoft pulls botched patch KB 3114409 that triggered problems with Outlook 2010 | InfoWorld...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Dec 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By dc2000
Oh wow. Thanks. So Adobe is messing with our...

Oh wow. Thanks. So Adobe is messing with our systems again, hah? They literally think that they can pick an arbitrary drive and start writing to it. Amazing! Plainly amazing!

I don't use that...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Dec 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By dc2000
What software is leaving *_*_MVM_n.tmp files in my root directory?

Hi everyone:

I'm curious how to find what software could be leaving these files in the root of my drive D:? It's so annoying!

http://i.imgur.com/vBimZQV.png
Forum: General Discussion 15 Nov 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,435
Posted By dc2000
Sorry, my friend, giving a home page for a web...

Sorry, my friend, giving a home page for a web site would not qualify as evidence for the claims you made. Please stop spreading rumors.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Nov 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,435
Posted By dc2000
Yes, it seems to be the consensus -- to review...

Yes, it seems to be the consensus -- to review all updates and install only the critical ones. It just takes so much time. Those updates are poorly labeled and their description is such a...
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