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Forum: Software 30 Jan 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,375
Posted By Bansaw
Installing foreign language software on an English language win7 OS?

I have been installing Portuguese PhotoStory 3 on my windows 7 machine.

It install OK. I reboot. When I invoke Photostory 3 I am expecting to find it in Portuguese, ... but its still in...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Jan 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 3,454
Posted By Bansaw
Getting a WIN XP computer to talk to a WIN 7 homegroup?

Ok, I have a homegroup set up called "WORKGROUP". It consists of two win7 computers and one XP.

The two Win7 computers talk fine, but the WIN XP one will not even access the master win7...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Nov 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,301
Posted By Bansaw
thanks, lets say my laptop was stolen. I...

thanks,

lets say my laptop was stolen. I have the backup on an external HDD in my house.
Can I BROWSE that backup (made with the inbuilt Win7 backup tool) and extract individual files?
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Nov 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,301
Posted By Bansaw
does the windows 7 backup do everything Ghost & Acronis will do?

I want to create a full DISK IMAGE, ie: one big file so if I need to restore my whole hard drive, I can.

Does Win 7 backup do that?
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Nov 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 3,489
Posted By Bansaw
Thanks. You know, the thing I miss the most...

Thanks. You know, the thing I miss the most about being in the USA is the total unavailability of Greggs pasties.
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Nov 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 3,489
Posted By Bansaw
thanks.... I used a wireless key extracter...

thanks.... I used a wireless key extracter downloaded from the internet.
It gave me the key in hex, a big long string, but NOT the ASCII string you type in.
However, I entered the hex string...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Nov 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 3,489
Posted By Bansaw
"show characters" to rediscover my wireless password -is it in XP too?

I need to rediscover a network ASCII key on my computer.
In Win7 , you can go into the wireless settings and simply click a box that says "show characters". Then you can see the key in ascii...
Forum: Microsoft Office 27 Jul 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,328
Posted By Bansaw
My draft message gets deleted from drafts when I send it?

I am doing a newsletter in html format in Outlook (2007).

Every so often I send my newsletter to test what it looks like to my gmail or hotmail address.
Trouble is, when I send it, it gets...
Forum: Software 20 Jun 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,311
Posted By Bansaw
Visual Basic wildcard for "any numeric character" ?

ActiveCell.Replace What:="#", Replacement:="# trays of eggs", _


I want the # to represent "any numeric character between 0 and 9)
What do I change the # to?

eg: I want a cell containing "9"...
Forum: Microsoft Office 09 Jun 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,451
Posted By Bansaw
thanks for your reply seavixen. that works...

thanks for your reply seavixen.

that works in MS Word I think.
But I tried it just now in Excel and it didn't work.
The searches work differently in Excel and Word it looks like.

Can you...
Forum: Microsoft Office 09 Jun 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,451
Posted By Bansaw
newb- Search/Replace wildcard question ...?

In search and replace in MS Word, or Excel, how do I replace this:

(415e)

with this:

(415e)


ie: simply search for a number within parenthesis and make it italicized?
Forum: General Discussion 19 Apr 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,438
Posted By Bansaw
looks like one of those times I am about to...

looks like one of those times I am about to answer my own question:

this worked:
ExecWait '"$WINDIR\System32\msiexec.exe" /package "$EXEDIR\Installer3rdPartyInstalls\myinstaller.msi"'
Forum: General Discussion 19 Apr 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,438
Posted By Bansaw
Msiexec - passing a path to it...?

I am trying to launch msiexec to install a package.
If I launch it from a CD disc, then it works fine.
If I lanuch it on the network, it fails.

Its a question about paths I think.
I wonder if...
Forum: Software 24 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 117,551
Posted By Bansaw
In the control panel under Java, I click on the...

In the control panel under Java, I click on the Update tab and uncheck Check for updates automatically. I click APPLY (and OK) and then come back into it, and I find the box has been re-checked!
Forum: Software 24 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 117,551
Posted By Bansaw
"Java Auto Updater" driving me crazy...?

Almost every day a flashing box appears wanting me to let Java update itself.

I even went into the control panel, found Java and told it not to look for updates etc. It totally ignored me and...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 Mar 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 3,536
Posted By Bansaw
Importing HTML messages in "Live Mail" - can you do it?

I prepared in openoffice a html newsletter to send out.

Now, in Outlook I can "Insert File->" and insert a html file and it works great.

In Windows Live Mail, can I also insert a html file...
Forum: Software 01 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 22,341
Posted By Bansaw
thanks,, ...don't have outlook. I want a...

thanks,, ...don't have outlook.
I want a calendar that starts with Windows without having to start Live Mail.
Forum: Software 01 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 22,341
Posted By Bansaw
whats a good Windows calendar program...?

Now that Win 7 doesn't come with a calendar apparently, can I download one from somewhere on the Microsoft website?

I'm not looking for a bells and whistles one, just a one that reminds me a week...
Forum: System Security 05 Aug 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 5,817
Posted By Bansaw
"unknown publisher" warning - how do I assign a publisher to my .exe ?

I have made a setup.exe file to distribute to our customers.
I run it from IE.

After the Run Save Cancel popping up it says "unknown publisher" (see attached image)

How can I assign a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Apr 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By Bansaw
I think I got it now. it was actually a...

I think I got it now.

it was actually a physical switch on my device that said "advanced driver on/off" ... so switching that on provoked it into needing the most up to date driver.

thanks...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Apr 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By Bansaw
thanks, although that might roll back a whole lot...

thanks, although that might roll back a whole lot of other stuff that I don't want rolling back, and I've done so much stuff I wouldn't know exactly what to re-do...

(you have, however, inspired...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Apr 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By Bansaw
[solved] newb - rolling back a driver...?

Just got Win7 now on my laptop.

I had installed a usb device and found it was not working as it should.

So I got different drivers from the manufactures website, 64-bit etc.

However, when I...
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