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Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jul 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Carson Dyle
Thanks. Required a reboot, but it works. Any way...

Thanks. Required a reboot, but it works. Any way to disable the 'insert disk' prompt as well? I get a spinny mouse curer that lasts a several seconds even after the prompt is dismissed.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jul 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Carson Dyle
DVD drawer opens when drive is clicked

If I'm in Windows Explorer and inadvertently click the DVD-RW drive, it opens the drawer and asks me to insert a disk. This is a problem because the drive is behind a door on the PC, and also just...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jun 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By Carson Dyle
Like I said in the first post, it's just a small...

Like I said in the first post, it's just a small annoyance. It opens a second window that is unnecessary. Placing it in the Star Menu should handle that, but this makes about 200 things now for which...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jun 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By Carson Dyle
No, I've been using it for quite a while and will...

No, I've been using it for quite a while and will never get used to things in the user interface that only make things more tedious. I understand now the reason that Microsoft moved in the direction...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jun 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By Carson Dyle
Those are all applets, most of which have always...

Those are all applets, most of which have always launched a new window. The Administrative Tools is subfolder (or submenu).
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jun 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By Carson Dyle
Control Panel > Administrative Tools

Does anyone know why the Administrative Tools in the Control Panel launches a new (Explorer) window rather than simply opening in the same window as the Control Panel, as it once did (XP)? This is...
Forum: Software 29 May 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By Carson Dyle
Thanks for the suggestion. Yes, it runs fine on...

Thanks for the suggestion. Yes, it runs fine on my system. Not exactly what I was looking for, but if I don't find something else, it may work. Ideally, I'd like to snap windows while dragging and...
Forum: Software 29 May 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By Carson Dyle
Have all windows snap to a grid

Is anyone aware of a utility that I could install that would allow all application windows to be snapped to a grid? I often work with a number of open apps where I position the windows just so....
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Apr 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By Carson Dyle
The question isn't about where to find a driver....

The question isn't about where to find a driver. It's about how to install it on the server so that it's readily available for Windows 7 clients when they install a network printer.

The procedure...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Apr 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By Carson Dyle
Installing Win7 printer drivers on W2k3 Server

This may well be a server issue. I just don't where to begin.

I have a Windows Server 2003 file and print server on my home network. And I have an HP 4050 laser printer on the network that is...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By Carson Dyle
Thanks, but I have no ****ing idea what you're...

Thanks, but I have no ****ing idea what you're talking about.

The issue is as stated below, from one of the links in your signature. I just want to simplify things. Applications seldom need to use...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Aug 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By Carson Dyle
In which folder? I don't have a desktop.ini in...

In which folder? I don't have a desktop.ini in C:\Users\Carson. There is one in C:\Users.
Forum: General Discussion 06 Aug 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By Carson Dyle
Can I completely get rid of "special" folders?

What was the point of renaming "My Documents" to "Documents" and then never exposing the new name? In every interface, it still appears as "My Documents".

Can I just get rid of the "My Documents",...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,605
Posted By Carson Dyle
Change the default location you want to download...

Change the default location you want to download to within Chromes Settings.[/QUOTE]

I've done that. But the question of how/why it's being changed without my doing it remains.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,605
Posted By Carson Dyle
Dammit, did it again. Seems like maybe it's my...

Dammit, did it again. Seems like maybe it's my browser (Chrome) creating it for some reason, because when the folder gets created, Chrome begins using it (or vice versa) as the default download...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,605
Posted By Carson Dyle
Thanks. How would I have inadvertently...

Thanks.



How would I have inadvertently done that? I don't use Libraries.
Forum: General Discussion 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,605
Posted By Carson Dyle
Where is the standard 'Downloads' folder supposed to be located?

All of a sudden my system is experiencing some confusion. I have two 'Downloads' folders. Their actual locations are:

C:\Users\Carson\Downloads

and

C:\Users\Carson\Desktop\Downloads

And...
Forum: Customization 30 Jul 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,779
Posted By Carson Dyle
Regarding Classic Shell 3.5.1. First, a giant...

Regarding Classic Shell 3.5.1. First, a giant THANK YOU. :)

Classic Shell has solved nearly all of my issues with Windows 7 Start and program menus. But I still find most of Windows Explorer to be...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Jul 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 714
Posted By Carson Dyle
Live Mail - Accounts and Folders

I'm migrating from XP and Outlook Express 6. Not sure yet if I'm going to use Windows Live Mail, but I'm trying it out.

In OE I set up multiple email accounts (five) and messages all come into one...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Carson Dyle
Yeah, I realize that. It doesn't explain why they...

Yeah, I realize that. It doesn't explain why they can't be renamed.



If there's no difference, why are both selections available?
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Carson Dyle
Thanks. Why is it that I cannot rename items...

Thanks.

Why is it that I cannot rename items in the Start Menu?

And what's the difference between the context-menu options 'Unpin from Start Menu' and 'Remove from this list'?
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Carson Dyle
Pinning to the Start Menu

What's the difference between "pinning" a shortcut to the Start Menu and simply copying the shortcut there?
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