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Forum: Graphic Cards 17 Mar 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 658
Posted By nigelmercier
Desktop Icons on Second Monitor: Limited Range

I'm running a Dell N5110 laptop solely on an LG monitor, with the Dell screen turned off. It works really well, except one thing: the Desktop icons won't stay put on the right third, or lower third,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Feb 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By nigelmercier
I think I've cracked it. Under the IP4 settings...

I think I've cracked it. Under the IP4 settings for the adaptor there is a second page to enter alternative settings, I've put the static IP in here. When the original settings fail, it should fall...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Feb 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By nigelmercier
That was my original question, how to do this for...

That was my original question, how to do this for this network.
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Feb 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By nigelmercier
I don't mind telling you, it's just complicated....

I don't mind telling you, it's just complicated. A cafe I visit regularly with my laptop has free Wi-Fi. Sometimes I can't get access, and I wonder if they have limited the range of the DCHP server...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Feb 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By nigelmercier
I guess, "because I do!" isn't enough?

I guess, "because I do!" isn't enough?
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Feb 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By nigelmercier
I don't want to change the router settings. I...

I don't want to change the router settings. I want to change my adaptor settings so when it connects to this AP (only) it keeps the same IP address.
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Feb 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By nigelmercier
Static IP address for a particular wireless router or hotspot?

Is it possible to configure Windows 7 to have a static IP address for a particular wireless router or hotspot? I know I can make my wireless adaptor have a fixed IP, but that somewhat limits it!
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Feb 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By nigelmercier
Windows Hosted Network: exclude 3G connection?

I have a Wi-Fi setup on my boat. I've been using WHN to distribute the distant Marina Access Point so I can pick it up on other devices. I also have my own 3G wireless router, for use when out of...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By nigelmercier
Thanks, but the answer to that question was a...

Thanks, but the answer to that question was a typical reply by TechNet staff, totally useless.
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By nigelmercier
Exclude $RECYCLE.BIN from Offline Files?

I've got a shared drive on my PC, and I'm trying to sync it using Offline Files. The process keeps failing because of the Recycle Bin file, $RECYCLE.BIN. Normal folders on other drives sync fine.
...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,139
Posted By nigelmercier
Fixed it! First of all I did a reinstall...

Fixed it!

First of all I did a reinstall of Silverlight (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2608523) for the original problem.

Then did the stuff in the first reply to this thread...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,139
Posted By nigelmercier
System Restore did not complete successfully: Silverlight

Background: I'm having a problem with Saving download files on IE10, but Run or Open works [Later: see my reply]. I foolishly clicked Run on a program on Tucows, and it installed a bunch of crap on...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,503
Posted By nigelmercier
I've got the same problem, but clicking Run...

I've got the same problem, but clicking Run instead of Save works.
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Sep 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 4,385
Posted By nigelmercier
I've got the same when handling files on the...

I've got the same when handling files on the Desktop of my notebook PC, but not on my main PC. Very annoying.
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Sep 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By nigelmercier
Yes, the Favorites folder is shared OK, and I can...

Yes, the Favorites folder is shared OK, and I can see it in Offline Files. It is getting the right "spell" to make it actually behave as the Favorites folder that is the problem. I've tried resetting...
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Aug 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By nigelmercier
I'd rather like to avoid SkyDrive if possible.

I'd rather like to avoid SkyDrive if possible.
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Aug 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By nigelmercier
Storing IE Favorites in Offline Files?

I think I'm going mad! I'm trying to get my Notebook PC to use the Favorites on my Desktop PC. Sometimes it works until I reboot, sometimes only after a reboot for a short while, but mostly not at...
Forum: System Security 07 Jul 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 3,573
Posted By nigelmercier
The problem I have found with this solution is...

The problem I have found with this solution is that I often use the Desktop as a workspace, clearing it away later. So any new files don't get updated in this way. What I'd really like is to turn on...
Forum: System Security 11 Jun 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,083
Posted By nigelmercier
Seems to have worked, thanks for the replies.

Seems to have worked, thanks for the replies.
Forum: System Security 10 Jun 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,083
Posted By nigelmercier
Thanks for the replies. The problem with relying...

Thanks for the replies. The problem with relying on elevation is that it doesn't work when the program is launched by opening a file. It's actually a C compiler, so this happens a lot!

It's not a...
Forum: System Security 09 Jun 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,083
Posted By nigelmercier
Program installed in Program Files requires elevation?

I have a program that wanted to install in a document folder :mad:

I have installed it in Program Files, but it requires elevation or it produces errors when running. I know I can tick the Run As...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 6,968
Posted By nigelmercier
Hi Shawn, Didn't notice your reply until I...

Hi Shawn,

Didn't notice your reply until I had posted the fix I found, as an edit to my post.

The secret was to use ICACLS...
Forum: System Security 28 Apr 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 3,573
Posted By nigelmercier
AWESOME! C:\Windows\system32>cd\ C:\>cd...

AWESOME!

C:\Windows\system32>cd\
C:\>cd users
C:\Users>cd nigel
C:\Users\Nigel>cd desktop
C:\Users\Nigel\Desktop>icacls *.lnk /L /SetIntegrityLevel med
processed file: Microsoft Word...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Apr 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 6,968
Posted By nigelmercier
Sorry to resurrect this thread, but I have this...

Sorry to resurrect this thread, but I have this problem with a couple of Desktop shortcuts, and this doesn't work for me. As with the OP, there is no Unblock button.

[LATER] FIXED!

Found the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Feb 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 4,404
Posted By nigelmercier
Strange how some folks question ones reasons for...

Strange how some folks question ones reasons for asking a question. :rolleyes:

All sorted, the trick was to create a shortcut to the batch file, and select the Run as Administrator tick box for...
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