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Forum: General Discussion 28 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By barend
Sorry, the English name is Control Panel. I...

Sorry, the English name is Control Panel.
I want the standard link on the Desktop always maximized.
That works, but after a restart I get the standard size...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By barend
How to maximize configuration screen

This is the desktop link.
I can click on "full screen" in the details but it won't stick.
Tried a new link based on Configuratie.lnk but that didn't help.
Any other workaround?
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Feb 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By barend
Strange networking in/out behavior

Overnight I am having this problem:

- Windows 7 Ultimate
- Fritz 7390 router etc.
- Switches
- Vu+ satellite receiver
- LAN

Normally, the receiver can be addressed as 192.168.178.44 but now...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By barend
Ran the program, after restart haven't seen the...

Ran the program, after restart haven't seen the issue since.
Keeping my fingers crossed here!
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By barend
Nagging on non-existant drive

Once had an external drive (or camera??) on S:\
Now for no obvious reason W7 tries to access it and tries that every 5 secs, which makes the computer almost inoperable.
When it happens I found it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Dec 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Posted By barend
Printer greyed out

In Printers and Devices there's a greyed out printer option Canon MX880 series DZ.
Have installed a better driver since.
I can delete the greyed out one allright but it pops up after a restart.
It...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Dec 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By barend
Should have googled first... Here ...

Should have googled first...
Here
http://breztech.net/2009/07/15/howto-turn-off-password-expiration-in-windows-7/
are several options to do it.
For me executing lusrmgr.msc worked.
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Dec 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By barend
Using W7 for many years now, and never saw this...

Using W7 for many years now, and never saw this happen, my laptop (same pw) is not affected either.
Did a full startup av scan, and the reminder popped up this morning.
Got one member of my...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Dec 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By barend
Every 4 months or so W7 wants wants me to change...

Every 4 months or so W7 wants wants me to change me to renew my pw for better protection.
Last time I did but entered the old one - still OK...
Isn't there some registry key to disable this?
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Dec 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By barend
Windows wants me to change my password

Since recently W7 wants me to change the pw of my homegroup very regularly.
Because I am the sole user of everything I don't want it to change: got the same one for 30 years now and it never harmed...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By barend
How to set columns to a fixed width in Explorer

Hi all,

I find it irritating to have to set the column width (name, date etc.) wider for every folder I open.
I am always using the Explorer full screen.
Can this be achieved globally?

Thanks...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Sep 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By barend
Didn't help... It's getting weirder: In my e...

Didn't help...
It's getting weirder:
In my e mail client (The Bat!) I can select two versions of every msg, "As text" and "as HTML".
When I click the pic in the mail I get IE, when I click the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 Sep 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By barend
Alas, from some programs default is still IE. ...

Alas, from some programs default is still IE.
Checked and rechecked Standard Programs, and all the extensions are linked to Firefox.
The only one still linked to IE is .url. (greyed out so cannot...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Aug 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 5,439
Posted By barend
Stumbled into this posting, leaving me with the...

Stumbled into this posting, leaving me with the question: spaces or not?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Aug 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 551
Posted By barend
Problem installing Canon printer over WLAN

I should probably post this in a specialist Canon forum, but I couldn't find a decent one, so I'm trying my trusted Seven...
Over LAN, My MX880 multi installs just fine whatever driver I throw at...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Aug 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By barend
Worked!

Thanks A Guy, this worked! :thumbsup:
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Aug 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By barend
Firefox default, but links in programs open IE

Using FF 22 as default, but several programs I use (if not all), open IE nevertheless.
My e mail program The Bat! is one of them, they say their program just looks at the default browser.
Should I...
Forum: Graphic Cards 17 Aug 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By barend
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Graphic Cards 16 Aug 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By barend
Wanted: simple way to set resolution

Like- a desktop button.
For watching blu ray I need a different resolution than for PC work, for example.
My graphics card is AMD; formerly they had this icon in the W7 tray, R clicking you could...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Aug 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 801
Posted By barend
Problem with bluetooth dongle

Tried to connect my smartphone (and my camera) to my laptop (built-in bluetooth) automatically, OK.
Enabled my new PC bluetooth dongle csr4.0 in Windows 7 and tried to connect.
Scanning - Confirm...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Aug 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By barend
Things are working fine now, and I printed all...

Things are working fine now, and I printed all the relevant pages in this forum- I'm pretty sure I'll forget in a few years...
After a few resets even My Documents can be accessed vice versa!
Will...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Aug 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By barend
Success!

Thanks to the doc "Sharing drives" I've got most things sorted now...
I just can't understand why I'm still not allowed to open My Documents, My Music etc. vice versa.
"Everyone" is checked for...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Aug 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By barend
Spent days trying to get things working as I...

Spent days trying to get things working as I want...
Will try the things in suggested topics, especially the one explaining how to share entire drives.
My confidence has almost dropped to zero...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Aug 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By barend
How to share all folders incl. children

Have setup a small homegroup consisting of my PC (W7 Ultimate) and my Laptop (W7 Home Premium) and both see each other.
I want to share EVERYTHING between these two.
I don't care about dangers....
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Jul 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By barend
Networkcenter/advanced details won't stick

For no apparent reason my network stopped working.
No access anymore, vice versa.
It consisted just of my laptop and my PC, and the name was WORKGROUP.
Strange: in the config.screen / advanced the...
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