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Forum: Software 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,239
Posted By pricetech
Oh wow. Nice "friend". I wish I could help, but...

Oh wow. Nice "friend". I wish I could help, but I don't know of any way around the protection Deep Freeze offers.
Forum: Software 23 Mar 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,239
Posted By pricetech
Something doesn't sound right. It's incredibly...

Something doesn't sound right. It's incredibly irresponsible of someone to sell, or give away, a computer with protection like Deep Freeze installed, without wiping the hard drive first.

Are you...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Mar 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By pricetech
If you're using a Windows 8 PE disk, DISM does...

If you're using a Windows 8 PE disk, DISM does it. That's what I use here. DISM help should give you all the switches to use.
Forum: Software 17 Mar 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,239
Posted By pricetech
My experience with Deep Freeze tells me it's...

My experience with Deep Freeze tells me it's bullet proof. Your best option is to ask for an installer from the console that originally installed Deep Freeze on the machine. That's the best way to...
Forum: Microsoft Office 04 Mar 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 429
Posted By pricetech
OLE Error trying to copy from PowerPoint to Publisher

Here's the message I get from my user:
When trying to copy a PowerPoint slide to make postcards in Publisher the following message appears:
"Publisher cannot launch or communicate with the OLE...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Sep 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By pricetech
If it doesn't charge when turned off, then the OS...

If it doesn't charge when turned off, then the OS / Power Management has nothing to do with it. It sounds like you have a fried motherboard to me.
Forum: General Discussion 29 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By pricetech
I would not suggest changing the service tag. ...

I would not suggest changing the service tag. It's supposed to be permanently assigned to the motherboard.

Having said that, Dell documentation should tell you how to clear the password.
Forum: General Discussion 29 Aug 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 7,393
Posted By pricetech
There's a reason your administrator doesn't want...

There's a reason your administrator doesn't want you installing software or modifying the system in any way. As LMillere7 said, we won't help you circumvent restrictions.

It's not yours, leave...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Aug 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By pricetech
If you're on a domain, group policy is best. ...

If you're on a domain, group policy is best. Otherwise, I'd write a script to activate the screensaver and lock the computer in the user's registry. I can't tell you what keys you'll need to edit...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By pricetech
Does it charge if it's turned off ???

Does it charge if it's turned off ???
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Aug 2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,481
Posted By pricetech
Doc Brown, how do you keep your server room so...

Doc Brown, how do you keep your server room so neat ???
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Aug 2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,481
Posted By pricetech
From reading this thread, it seems you have a...

From reading this thread, it seems you have a combination of problems, not the least of which is tampering. You may have an intermittent connection due to the router / switch failing. You also...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By pricetech
Well, your programs may require additional seats...

Well, your programs may require additional seats as well, but should work otherwise since we're talking an image here.

Drivers may be a different issue altogether. How similar is the hardware ??
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By pricetech
Dell is usually F12 for boot menu and F2 for...

Dell is usually F12 for boot menu and F2 for setup.
Forum: Drivers 19 Jun 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,478
Posted By pricetech
I probably update the BIOS on the computers I...

I probably update the BIOS on the computers I tend more often than anybody, but I can always be certain the BIOS is correct and there's always a way to roll back if I need to.
However, generically...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Jun 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By pricetech
You have Server 2003, but do you have a Domain ??...

You have Server 2003, but do you have a Domain ?? Let's start there since that's the easiest way to get the granularity you want.
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By pricetech
First of all, and this should go without saying,...

First of all, and this should go without saying, you'll need a second license to use your install of Windows on a second computer.
Having said that, it is possible to create an image of your hard...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Feb 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,143
Posted By pricetech
The code on the COA should work, if not the...

The code on the COA should work, if not the embedded code, assuming you're using the media that came with the computer.
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By pricetech
I'd do a clean install also. However, you can...

I'd do a clean install also. However, you can always just disable his account using the net user command.
Forum: Customization 13 Aug 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,062
Posted By pricetech
I want a Start Screen for Windows 7

Okay, I started to post this in the chillout room since I don't really expect a resolution, but then I am serious about wanting a Start Screen in Windows 7.

I'm using 8 here at work and on one...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 01 Aug 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 26,887
Posted By pricetech
Notice the IP addresses that resolve when you...

Notice the IP addresses that resolve when you ping twitter, facebook, etc. Several of them have the same IP. It sounds to me like malware that has either planted a hosts file with this IP or...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Aug 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,507
Posted By pricetech
Just checking; Are you running 32 bit or 64 bit...

Just checking; Are you running 32 bit or 64 bit Windows ?? It sounds like 32.
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Aug 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,013
Posted By pricetech
Assuming both are blank and you have nothing to...

Assuming both are blank and you have nothing to overwrite / lose on either, disk0 just because it's the first disk.

There may be other reason to pick disk1, but all factors being equal, disk0 is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Aug 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 14,095
Posted By pricetech
What you're hearing is known as the "click of...

What you're hearing is known as the "click of death". At this point, you have little or nothing to lose by trying the freezer trick. I've never done it, but I've seen it referenced is several...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 30 Jul 2013
Replies: 31
Views: 15,206
Posted By pricetech
FYI to those following this thread; I...

FYI to those following this thread;

I haven't been able to get back to that office to look at these again, so nothing new for now. It may be a while before I make it back over there, so one of...
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