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Forum: General Discussion 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By GrayGhost2
What version of IE are you running ? IE-9 is...

What version of IE are you running ?
IE-9 is default with Win-7
I also noted on MS IE download page there is only IE-2014 subsequent to IE-9
My IE (is v9) and has no Search box that I can find,...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By GrayGhost2
Hi Phil314 :) My PC experience started with...

Hi Phil314 :)
My PC experience started with Amstrad then Win-3.1 > Win-95.
I vaguely remember WinXP was a shock .. days/weeks of frustration ... up until 12 months ago she was my mistress (till...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By GrayGhost2
Hi Atrucker :) My 32bit Win7 has both "hide"...

Hi Atrucker :)
My 32bit Win7 has both "hide" settings to "True", but AppData is always visible.
I notice (my) C:\Users\Owner folder has a padlock. At first Win7 was so exasperating I went in all...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By GrayGhost2
Hi Phil314 :) Like you I don't use the...

Hi Phil314 :)

Like you I don't use the libraries.

314277

And I only have Win7 32bit, maybe 64-bit is structured differently
My Win8 is in mothballs awaiting downgrade to Win7

From...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By GrayGhost2
Obsolete prefetch files, can they be deleted ?

Can I safely delete a ".pf" file for a non extent exe file.
The original EXE program has been uninstalled.

I suspect the prefetch might be sabotaging one of my file-types actions.
I assume...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By GrayGhost2
Hi mms2 :) Welcome to to forum. I don't...

Hi mms2 :)

Welcome to to forum.
I don't know if mozilla (Firefox) and IE actually share the same "dialog".
But I have found MozilaZine (http://forums.mozillazine.org/index.php) forum, for all...
Forum: Software 2 Days Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By GrayGhost2
cancelled

oops!
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By GrayGhost2
Hi baumgrenze, Are you installing the OS...

Hi baumgrenze,

Are you installing the OS Win7 on the Raid device ? ... just curious.

I am planning a 5 disc NAS probably Raid5 for storing videos, photos, music and large AutoCad files.
...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By GrayGhost2
Don't tell anyone ! That thread was my first...

Don't tell anyone !
That thread was my first cmd-prompt activity.

I would rather be well informed than to be half-cocked and get things wrong, or worse cause damage through my own ignorance.
I...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By GrayGhost2
UsernameIssues :) Thank you for the succinct...

UsernameIssues :)
Thank you for the succinct answer

Elsewhere in this forum I have received help with my first use of the command prompt.
Your suggestion to Brinks Elevated Command Prompt...
Forum: Tutorials 4 Days Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 369,846
Posted By GrayGhost2
Thank you Brink for another excellent tutorial....

Thank you Brink for another excellent tutorial. :)



As the :devil:'s advocate ...
With an elevated cmd-prompt shortcut , ie "Run as Administrator" ... why would I need to be logged in as...
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By GrayGhost2
Shortcuts and "Run as Administrator"

I have several portable EXE tools that I need to "Run as Administrator".

For convenience I have desktop shortcuts to the EXE files.
If I Right-Click the shortcut > Run as Administrator ... am I...
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By GrayGhost2
I think they can only be hidden, not deleted. ...

I think they can only be hidden, not deleted.

Like you I don't use any of the default folders that MS dish up.
The folder names you quote are not familiar to me, can you upload a screen shot....
Forum: Software 5 Days Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 47,801
Posted By GrayGhost2
Hi azhot, welcome to the forum :) In my...

Hi azhot, welcome to the forum :)

In my small business I have 5 PC and 2 laptops.
The 5 rigs have never been connected to the web (one beast is 2003 XP) and all are clean ... still.
The 2...
Forum: Tutorials 1 Week Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 143,007
Posted By GrayGhost2
Thanks Brink :cool: I thought if I deleted...

Thanks Brink :cool:

I thought if I deleted all the hidden font files it might reduce boot time.
Glad to know hidden fonts are not loaded at boot.

Russell :)
Forum: Tutorials 1 Week Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 143,007
Posted By GrayGhost2
Are hidden fonts loaded at boot ?

Are hidden fonts loaded at boot ?
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By GrayGhost2
Back to basics

Hi Sundrance, thank you for your response :)

This is my first experience with the cmd window, so I would appreciate any coaching.

I tried ... C:\windows\system32>cd F:\Folder1 ... but the...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By GrayGhost2
Thanks oreo27 for such a prompt and detailed...

Thanks oreo27 for such a prompt and detailed reply :)

I will keep you posted on how it works out (a day or two)
Would have been handy to still have the stubborn folder (in a way). In its place I...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By GrayGhost2
Remove stubborn folder, on external drive, using cmd window

I had a stubborn empty folder on an external HD that would not delete.
Windows alert "cannot delete <folder name> because there is a file open in the folder " (words to that effect)
Stubborn...
Forum: Tutorials 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 17,270
Posted By GrayGhost2
Thanks whs :)

Thanks whs :)
Forum: Tutorials 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 17,270
Posted By GrayGhost2
whs :) So a data thumb drive would not...

whs :)


So a data thumb drive would not sabotage a Windows C: boot if BIOS is set to boot a USB bootable device first ?
Sometimes I forget to remove external data drives before shutting the PC...
Forum: Tutorials 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 17,270
Posted By GrayGhost2
So I would have to access BIOS every time I use...

So I would have to access BIOS every time I use the Mint-Mate thumb drive ?
But leave Win7 as the default rather than changing the settings permanently to the thumb drive ?
Currently experimenting...
Forum: Tutorials 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 17,270
Posted By GrayGhost2
I am a behind with keeping up with posts (email...

I am a behind with keeping up with posts (email notifications are lagging)
The string between the two tins must be wet or not tight enough.

Looks like Linux Mint 16 "Petra" - MATE (64-bit) -...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 2,101
Posted By GrayGhost2
(An old thread I know, inserted this solution for...

(An old thread I know, inserted this solution for lookers)

Preview Pane Tool ... for Vista only
- does not work in Win7 (I tried it in April 2013)

To enable "Preview Pane"
Win Explorer...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By GrayGhost2
Bump !

Bump !
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