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Forum: Network & Sharing 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks for the reply, but that doesn't work...

Thanks for the reply, but that doesn't work either. I tried the K270 Unifying Logitec drivers and still nothing for the keyboard. The Device Manager still shows it with the yellow exclamation mark....
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By CarvedDuck
No Internet or Keyboard with VMWare Player

I have several Virtual Machines, 2000, XP and Vista and all work just fine. I am adding a win7pro VM and after the install it has no Internet connection and the keyboard doesn't work, but the mouse...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks, Barman!!! Exactly what I needed....

Thanks, Barman!!!

Exactly what I needed. Excellent piece of software.

In an instant it highlighted damned Comodo firewall was doing something. I have no idea exaclt what or why it was...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By CarvedDuck
What is uploading?

Hi, I have win7 home in a VMWare Player. It has been sluggish so I opened the Network Status dialog and it is showing a steady "Received" count It has been connected for almost an hour and the count...
Forum: Virtualization 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By CarvedDuck
VMWare Player - No video XP and ActiveX - Help?

Hi All,

I have some Samsung security cameras that use ActiveX and IE10 and they all work fine. BUT I am concerned about msofts announcement to start blocking older ActiveX components.

So, I...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Aug 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By CarvedDuck
Run an XP program in a size-able window?

Hi,

I have some old XP graphics software that I need to run every few days. The problem is that it automatically goes full screen at start up and here is no way to reduce it.

When the...
Forum: Virtualization 23 May 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 895
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks Jimbo, I appreciate the amount of detail...

Thanks Jimbo, I appreciate the amount of detail you went into. I will print that out and give it a try.

I don't have Acronis, but will check for a free trial version as it is not something I would...
Forum: General Discussion 22 May 2014
Replies: 25
Views: 978
Posted By CarvedDuck
NOT good advice, but too late now. That Attrib...

NOT good advice, but too late now. That Attrib command will change anything and everything in the FAT (File Allocation Table)

You should have run Recuva just to see what's there. It is never a...
Forum: General Discussion 22 May 2014
Replies: 25
Views: 978
Posted By CarvedDuck
Before you do anything, get a copy of Recuva from...

Before you do anything, get a copy of Recuva from the people that make CCleaner. Use that to see what may still be reclaimable from the drive.
Forum: Virtualization 22 May 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 895
Posted By CarvedDuck
Moving win7-Pro to a Virtual Machine

Hi All,

I have a 2007 Acer laptop that I no longer use that has win7-Pro. I also have VMware Player running XP for some old software I still need to refer to from time to time. Given the continual...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Apr 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By CarvedDuck
How can I validate an email address

Hi, I have a friend's email address that is bouncing. Being Dyslexic, I probably wrote it down incorrectly so I would like to try various spelling error combinations that I often make. I started by...
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Mar 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 391
Posted By CarvedDuck
Allow new Network to Join - how to modify?

Hi,
A small table just popped up on the screen (win7pro) and it had a short list of IP addresses (maybe 6 lines) and two buttons at the bottom. The message was something like "A new network wants to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Feb 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By CarvedDuck
7Pro windows update crashing

Hi,

I have a Lenovo laptop and had to do a full factory install from the recovery partition. All went well but then I got 116 updates for windows. I set it going and several hours later it said...
Forum: Microsoft Office 20 Jan 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By CarvedDuck
Caddy for printer to Print checks

Hi All,

I'd like to print checks but my Samsung ML2525 printer declares a jam if load one horizontally. It actually prints it but will not continue to pass it through the feed system to the...
Forum: System Security 19 Oct 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By CarvedDuck
Did you not read all of my post? 1: Programs...

Did you not read all of my post?

1: Programs I have designed, developed, written, compiled and run. I know every byte within them.
2: None of them have anything to do with or need the Internet....
Forum: System Security 18 Oct 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By CarvedDuck
May have a virus -- how to transfer

Hi All,

My laptop has been acting weird and is frequently accessing the Internet when I launch programs. These are programs I have written and compiled myself and they have no functions or needs...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Aug 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks to all who replied. I found that win8...

Thanks to all who replied.

I found that win8 doesn't really shut down with the normal shut-down options. You need a secret handshake and your cap turned sideways and standing on one leg.

Click...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Aug 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By CarvedDuck
Low cost win7 - win8 sucks!

Hi Guys,

I have had it with win8 and can't wait for 8.1. Not being able to boot into Safe Mode is useless.

Msoft's moronic answer to Safe-Mode is to set it up from within win8. DUH! If the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Aug 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks Tanya, That's what I thought too, but...

Thanks Tanya,

That's what I thought too, but it is not happening. The software declares a non-existent Path.

File and Printer sharing is fine as I mentioned, I can see it fine on the network...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Aug 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By CarvedDuck
Network UNC for attached Drive

Hi All,
I have some software that requires a network UNC Path to store data.

I have a USB drive attached to another PC on the network and I can't seem to get the software to see it. I can see...
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jul 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks Jimbo, I am using SP4, but was not aware...

Thanks Jimbo, I am using SP4, but was not aware of the later Patch. Downloading as I type.

Will let you know how it goes.
Forum: Virtualization 27 Jul 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks, been there and tried that before I...

Thanks, been there and tried that before I reluctantly went to vpc2007. While it does run w2000 it does not honor any of the video drivers or adapters that I could find. It stays at 640 x 480 - 16...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Jul 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By CarvedDuck
Hi Jimbo, Thanks for that but it would be a...

Hi Jimbo,

Thanks for that but it would be a waste of time using the trial versions as they only renew for 3-months. In 9 months I am back to where I was.

In fact I think I recently read...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Jul 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks Rich, I have been a long time fan of...

Thanks Rich, I have been a long time fan of Macrium Reflect (MR) until I had a laptop stolen from our home and a lot of private information was compromised. Online banking, personal and family...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Jul 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By CarvedDuck
Thanks, that's not going to happen. :)

Thanks, that's not going to happen. :)
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