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Forum: Tutorials 23 Oct 2015
Replies: 132
Views: 960,832
Posted By WildWilly
Suggested enhancement to the tutorial

I used this tutorial & it works great. But only for logging on following a boot, reboot, restart. If you are resuming after a hibernate, this tutorial is not enough. This is something I find...
Forum: Tutorials 14 Oct 2015
Replies: 490
Views: 1,032,981
Posted By WildWilly
I was mistaken about that first time ever...

I was mistaken about that first time ever comment. That was not the source of the unexpected launch of Task Manager. It was the scheduled task launching Task Manager, and then my script also tried...
Forum: Tutorials 13 Oct 2015
Replies: 490
Views: 1,032,981
Posted By WildWilly
That works like a champ. Here's what I launch...

That works like a champ. Here's what I launch from my Startup folder now:

rem In order to get the little green square in the Task Bar Notification Area, we need to wait a bit.
waitfor /t 20...
Forum: Tutorials 13 Oct 2015
Replies: 490
Views: 1,032,981
Posted By WildWilly
Some weird things

I've just had some weird experiences with all of this and maybe you can tell me what is going on with it.

First, I followed this...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By WildWilly
If you can't beat them . . .

About 75% of the abends I suffered caused BSODs that just sat there staring at me. They claimed they were taking a dump but the HDD activity LED was off. On occasion, because I wasn't in the room,...
Forum: Tutorials 13 Oct 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 177,595
Posted By WildWilly
Much later that lifetime . . .

I never noticed a single impact from the setting or non-setting of that Auto Adjust check mark.

And it seems that the reversion to default keyboard is working as designed. You can change to an...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By WildWilly
OK. I've deleted several dozen dumps & now...

OK. I've deleted several dozen dumps & now here's a file with just 10 dumps in it.

I have installed the latest NIC driver from Broadcom. It seems they don't have anything that is specific to W7....
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By WildWilly
I'm beginning to suspect my video card. I get...

I'm beginning to suspect my video card. I get corruption on the display and then either the system freezes or it clicks & suddenly I'm rebooting.

Also, that NIC driver is not for Windows 7. Dell...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By WildWilly
The DM Log Collector failed because I apparently...

The DM Log Collector failed because I apparently have FIFTY (!!!!!) dumps on my system now. While it was running, I could see messages that said that it was creating all the other things that go...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By WildWilly
"after a back injury . . . I'll get back to you."...

"after a back injury . . . I'll get back to you."

And I don't even have to pay extra for the hilarious commentary? Is this a great place or what?!?!?

No worries . . . mate. (I hesitate to use...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By WildWilly
After I posted that, I noticed a couple of links...

After I posted that, I noticed a couple of links to other threads at the bottom & started reading them. Of course, I had reboots a couple of times. The weirdest one went like this. System closed...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By WildWilly
Thank you for responding! Well there you go....

Thank you for responding!

Well there you go. The setting was for kernel memory dump. I don't suppose the file name absolutely has to be MINIDUMP, does it? It's set to . . . oh wait. I think I...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By WildWilly
Spontaneous, repeated reboots with occasional BSOD

I have been trying to see if somebody else has already posted a problem like mine but my system won't stay up long enough for me to get to the end of reading posts. And that's the problem. My...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Sep 2015
Replies: 955
Views: 1,352,680
Posted By WildWilly
I have rather coincidentally started having...

I have rather coincidentally started having problems since I installed this update & I have an uneasy feeling (absent hard debugging information which I don't know how to collect) that this update is...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Feb 2015
Replies: 955
Views: 1,352,680
Posted By WildWilly
As of this writing, the usual page does have .305...

As of this writing, the usual page does have .305 there. I just got it.

The way I get Flash updates is like this.
1. Run the little Flash thingy that's buried somewhere in Control Panel (and I'm...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 24 Jan 2015
Replies: 955
Views: 1,352,680
Posted By WildWilly
I have my Flash set to notify me when an update...

I have my Flash set to notify me when an update is available, as opposed to the alternatives which are (1) allow it to update automatically and (2) don't ever check for updates. Despite this, the...
Forum: Tutorials 10 Dec 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 177,595
Posted By WildWilly
Still a mystery

Well, what I've found on Google is that the world is FULL of people who don't like the thing that Windows does, changing the keyboard layout when you change tasks. I did find a couple of other...
Forum: Tutorials 10 Dec 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 177,595
Posted By WildWilly
Auto adjust

I've just noticed that if I click MB2 on the Language Bar icon, there's an option named Auto Adjust and it's got a check mark beside it, something I never did, at least not knowingly. I've been...
Forum: Tutorials 09 Dec 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 177,595
Posted By WildWilly
Something a bit weird after exiting the International keyboard

I've noticed this a couple of times now so it's not an accident & I'm not imagining it. When the International keyboard is in effect, the Right Alt key is "captive." It has special functions, as...
Forum: Tutorials 09 Dec 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 177,595
Posted By WildWilly
Experiment

So input language is an attribute the operating system exposes to applications and they get to choose? They can choose only those things I've got listed in the Text Services and Input Languages...
Forum: Tutorials 09 Dec 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 177,595
Posted By WildWilly
Visual cue

It would be a good idea to have some sort of visual cue to alert you to the fact that the keyboard has changed. See, the 2 icons I was seeing were so similar they may as well have been the same. ...
Forum: Tutorials 09 Dec 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 177,595
Posted By WildWilly
I may be on to something

I've got a Firefox window open side by side with a Metapad window. When I hover the mouse over the language button while the browser is in the foreground, it tells me US International. When I...
Forum: Tutorials 08 Dec 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 177,595
Posted By WildWilly
Another thought occurs to me

Interesting idea, Shawn. I ran through that dialog. My system already showed US non-international as the currect setting for all 3 of Current User, Welcome Screen, and New User Accounts. ...
Forum: Tutorials 08 Dec 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 177,595
Posted By WildWilly
Food for thought

Thanks for taking an interest here, Brink.

Setting a default. Never thought about that idea. But now that I'm looking at the dialog with that in mind, I see that in fact I already had set the...
Forum: Tutorials 07 Dec 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 177,595
Posted By WildWilly
Not so fast . . .

OK so the international keyboard works, as they say, la merveille. Except . . . Why else would I be posting except for an except? So here's what my "Text Services and Input Languages" dialog...
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