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Forum: Virtualization 04 Mar 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 2,081
Posted By periboob
Never mind... looking deeper on this forum, found...

Never mind... looking deeper on this forum, found uninstall of windows update KB 2830477 fixed the problem

Edit: might mention that my Google Keep documents had apparently stopped saving after...
Forum: Virtualization 04 Mar 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 2,081
Posted By periboob
Cant help, but to confirm the error. Every time...

Cant help, but to confirm the error. Every time on return from standby. "Windows Virtual PC has stopped working"
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By periboob
Thanks for the comeback IC. I have the same...

Thanks for the comeback IC. I have the same settings as you. Just dont like anyone, even Microsoft making changes without my explicit permission. I just wondered if anyone had similar results so I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By periboob
WinUpdate loses LAN functionality.

I am a relic collector. I dont toss computers just because there is a new model out. Mainly running Win-7Pro on a 2 year old Dell laptop. My problem involves a 14year old Windows 2000-Server, sets in...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jan 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,897
Posted By periboob
IT departments have been fun topics for quite a...

IT departments have been fun topics for quite a while :D
Dilbert comic strip for 04/06/1998 from the official Dilbert comic strips archive. (http://dilbert.com/strips/comic/1998-04-06/)
Forum: General Discussion 15 Aug 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,229
Posted By periboob
I hope I am not being premature, but the problem...

I hope I am not being premature, but the problem has not shown up for several days.

This laptop has no hardware audio volume control. The Touchpad has a "Tap Zone" feature where a finger tap on a...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Aug 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,229
Posted By periboob
"Show Desktop" self-activates randomly

3 month old laptop, mostly pretty happy with, except for slightly erratic touch-pad, but several times a day, the mouse pointer, all by itself, runs to the lower right of the screen, and clicks the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By periboob
Fixed--Control Panel, Homegroup, Join Homegroup. ...

Fixed--Control Panel, Homegroup, Join Homegroup. Win7 PC thought it was on a public network. I assume that sometime in the past, I had trained it to recognize one router as "Home Network", where the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By periboob
Powered off/on multiple times. As a last resort,...

Powered off/on multiple times. As a last resort, I will do a hard reset. Guess that one does not have much important configuration info in it anyway. Though, I would rather understand how this could...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 711
Posted By periboob
There can be a lot of things that interfere, but...

There can be a lot of things that interfere, but these steps are pretty much required. (There should be an extensive tutorial on this in the "Tutorials" section of this forum. But here is a start.) ...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By periboob
Change in routers breaks remote desktop to one computer (LAN)

Background: Little home network, 4 computers I regularly use. Main PC, Win7Pro64, connected by WiFi, other PCs, all Ethernet to the router, Win7Pro32, XPPro, Win2KServer. (I never can bring myself to...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 951
Posted By periboob
Thanks for the comeback UNI. Was using NP++...

Thanks for the comeback UNI.
Was using NP++ ver 5.9.6.2. I posted on the NP++ forum, but there is not much traffic there.
Further investigation, Another computer with an earlier version of NP++,...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 951
Posted By periboob
Files invisible to NP++..?

Background: The Win7 StickyNote application has crappy fonts, but on the web, I found a suggestion to use NotePad++ to edit a config file of some sort, (an .mui file. It was suggested that Notepad...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jun 2012
Replies: 40
Views: 41,699
Posted By periboob
My results to others questions... Copying to...

My results to others questions...
Copying to another drive.
Files Folders Shortcuts
Date Modified unchanged unchanged unchanged...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jun 2012
Replies: 40
Views: 41,699
Posted By periboob
What a charming discussion about an obscure, and...

What a charming discussion about an obscure, and mostly ignored topic. The term "Date" in Windows is even more complicated than previously described. There is in addition to "Date Modified", and...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Feb 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 19,970
Posted By periboob
My approach is to purchase a new hard drive...

My approach is to purchase a new hard drive compatible with the computer I am backing up. Then I use USB adapter to attach that hard drive to the computer, then make a drive image (most drive...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By periboob
Dont know of one built-in to Windows. I mostly...

Dont know of one built-in to Windows. I mostly use Sachio Search Toolbar for Firefox to do that sort of thing but it is no longer supported so I hesitate to recommend it. Another Firefox approach is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jan 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 9,237
Posted By periboob
This is not exactly what you were asking for, but...

This is not exactly what you were asking for, but I have had good luck transferring PC files to the phone with this tool. The Swiss File Knife ( Free Instant Web Server for Windows/Linux file...
Forum: Software 07 Jan 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,511
Posted By periboob
They worked well together for months, and as near...

They worked well together for months, and as near as I can see they are completely separate app families. A more likely explanation, seems to me, is that the teams are fighting, and using methods...
Forum: Software 07 Jan 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,511
Posted By periboob
Libre Office & Open Office file associations

I realize that this is not primarily a Windows7 problem, but it just bothered me to see one program stopping me from setting the file associations for another program. And I need to vent.

I have...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Nov 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 5,076
Posted By periboob
Wonder how much CPU the Download Manager is...

Wonder how much CPU the Download Manager is using? I doubt this will really work, but it is an easy try. In Windows Task Manager, just reduce the CPU priority of the download manager. If the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Nov 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,928
Posted By periboob
I dont have a specific answer, but it sounds like...

I dont have a specific answer, but it sounds like a "Sharing" or "Security" setting is different. What I would try, is, on the machine with the drives I want to share, open the "Properties" control...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Nov 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 6,737
Posted By periboob
If I ever needed to re-size to a larger...

If I ever needed to re-size to a larger partition, I would likely first try the work-around using Junction/Symbolic-links. Any opinion on practical limitations of this approach?
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Nov 2011
Replies: 42
Views: 4,279
Posted By periboob
Is wifi turned on? I hesitate to suggest, but I...

Is wifi turned on? I hesitate to suggest, but I did not see where you mention this. It is easy to miss that the newer laptops have a physical switch for enabling and disabling the wifi. It is usually...
Forum: Chillout Room 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 1,902
Views: 117,907
Posted By periboob
Good story, but I prefer the Kipling version ...

Good story, but I prefer the Kipling version
Poems - Pagett, M.P. (http://www.kipling.org.uk/poems_pagett.htm)
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