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Forum: General Discussion 09 Jul 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 31,429
Posted By davehc
Maybe a long process for a small problem? But...

Maybe a long process for a small problem? But from where have you obtained that path? (Administrator: C:\..etc) I agree with MS - there is no such path. If you are looking for a new shortcut, go to...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jun 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,564
Posted By davehc
I often read recommendations for partitioning...

I often read recommendations for partitioning programs, particularly on this site. Purely a question for curiosity, but I have repartitioned, and partitioned, many time using the Windows built in...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jun 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 8,484
Posted By davehc
Did you try this method in the registry? (Back...

Did you try this method in the registry?
(Back up the registry)
Go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT/Applications/
Find explorer.exe.
On the right side, you will see a few "NoOpenWith".
Right click the ...
Forum: Software 12 May 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2,509
Posted By davehc
You can turn off the UAC - not advised in some...

You can turn off the UAC - not advised in some circles! Or, go to the .exe and right clcik - choose properties, and then the "compatibility" tab. At the bottom, tick the square "Run as Administrator.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Apr 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3,461
Posted By davehc
As this thread is almost a year old, presumably...

As this thread is almost a year old, presumably you have now updated your Live Mail version. But, fwiw, using the version which you have discussed, and the latest, I have never experienced any of...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Apr 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,396
Posted By davehc
I can't see anything other than a folder shortcut...

I can't see anything other than a folder shortcut in your snip? But, with your problem, have you by chance "taken ownership" of any system folders - particularly the "Documents and Settings" folder....
Forum: General Discussion 22 Apr 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By davehc
Sounds like a major, and expensive, repair...

Sounds like a major, and expensive, repair problem.- As the screen is in the lid, he could have permanently damaged it. At best, depending on where he made the heaviest contact, it might be where the...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 13,406
Posted By davehc
The username folder is not a system or hidden...

The username folder is not a system or hidden folder, so I doubt that is the problem.

Is your UserName possible listed separately as a top-level item in Windows Explorer? It would be between...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,572
Posted By davehc
First choice is to have a look in the bios again...

First choice is to have a look in the bios again and make sure you have your first/operative Hard disk set as the boot.
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 30,921
Posted By davehc
Well fielded, Shawn!

Well fielded, Shawn!
Forum: General Discussion 04 Feb 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,787
Posted By davehc
Documents and settings, in Windows 7, is...

Documents and settings, in Windows 7, is relegated to a System file and is known, together with several other "legacy" folders, as a "junction" folder. It is there for backward compatibility purposes...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 02 Feb 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,987
Posted By davehc
This is the desktop Live mail? If so, have a...

This is the desktop Live mail?
If so, have a look in the options. (Click the small blue icon, top left and Options is in the drop down).
In options, click "Safety options"
Click "Security"...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jan 2012
Replies: 449
Views: 40,672
Posted By davehc
Thanks for the response, JC. I still don't get...

Thanks for the response, JC. I still don't get it, merely a matter of wording I feel. Of course, with the MVP status, you do get some "goodies"


MVP
At Microsoft, we believe that by...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jan 2012
Replies: 449
Views: 40,672
Posted By davehc
Cangrats to everyone who has receievd the award. ...

Cangrats to everyone who has receievd the award.

No degradation intended, from me, just curisoity.
How does this fit in with the MVP award, which appears to be for the same thing?
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jan 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,934
Posted By davehc
Follow up on Addram's suggestion. I live in...

Follow up on Addram's suggestion. I live in Europe, he in the States. Most countries have the availablity of two numbers automatically, with two quite seperate lines. I would not doubt that Canada...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 14 Jan 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,640
Posted By davehc
"However in order to download Windows Live...

"However in order to download Windows Live Essentials (The source of several free programs from Microsoft, including Mail) you needed to use a LiveID "
I am prepared to be corrected, but you can use...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jan 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 5,648
Posted By davehc
Have you tried running it without a battery?

Have you tried running it without a battery?
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jan 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 8,366
Posted By davehc
You obviously have a new computer? Why not plug...

You obviously have a new computer?
Why not plug in the HD as a second hard disk and do a full format from there?
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,094
Posted By davehc
There is no need to unpin. Right click the icon...

There is no need to unpin. Right click the icon on the taskbar, and then right click Windows explorer again on the drop down menu.
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,094
Posted By davehc
Here is the whole lot, from Microsoft's pages: ...

Here is the whole lot, from Microsoft's pages:

Explorer.exe c:\ Open directory as a single pain of icons
Explorer.exe /e,c:\ Explore drive as 2 lists - directories on...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,094
Posted By davehc
Right click Windows Explorer and select...

Right click Windows Explorer and select properties. You can edit the "target" to anything. In your case, my personal preference would be
C:\Windows\explorer.exe /e, /n, C:\Work
Forum: General Discussion 13 Dec 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,293
Posted By davehc
No problem at all with the programs. But best...

No problem at all with the programs. But best look at Epson's page for possible difficulties with your Printer.
Epson Support - Drivers, FAQs, Troubleshooting, Technical Support, Documents & Manuals...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Dec 2011
Replies: 37
Views: 2,014
Posted By davehc
I'm pretty sure you installed 7 last. It...

I'm pretty sure you installed 7 last. It restablished the boot partition and manager. When you deleted Vista, all you did was just that - you left the Boot partition intact, with the manager.
Forum: General Discussion 03 Dec 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By davehc
You should also look in the CP - Power Options - ...

You should also look in the CP - Power Options -
Choose your plan (Balanced?) - Change Plan Settings. - Change Advanced Power settings.
In the first option, make sure you have "Require a Password...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Dec 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 43,692
Posted By davehc
I delete all those files on a weekly basis. It...

I delete all those files on a weekly basis. It may require you to logon to your regular sites again, as I believe that is where it stores the username logons and passwords in many instances.
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