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Forum: News 18 Jul 2010
Replies: 61
Views: 5,130
Posted By DrWho
Dang! Where'd you get a 1200 baud modem for the...

Dang! Where'd you get a 1200 baud modem for the C-64?
All I ever had was the 300 baud modem module that plugged into the back of the computer.
I didn't have a 1200 baud modem till I built my first...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jul 2010
Replies: 23
Views: 19,887
Posted By DrWho
If you are actually a computer enthusiast and not...

If you are actually a computer enthusiast and not just as appliance operator, you probably want to UN-Hide everything anyway.
I found a great little script to set all files to UN-Hidden. I use that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jul 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,468
Posted By DrWho
Ok, I'm confused. Why would you take the drive...

Ok, I'm confused.
Why would you take the drive out of the computer in the first place?
That's probably the safest place for it.

Forgive....but at my age I confuse easily anyway.:shock:

:cool:
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jul 2010
Replies: 23
Views: 19,887
Posted By DrWho
I love saving everything to my desktop.... of...

I love saving everything to my desktop.... of course it's a folder (somewhere) but it's also right there in your face. Anything you save to "Desktop" will never get lost.
Till I learned that...
Forum: News 17 Jul 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 5,062
Posted By DrWho
Thank you all for a very stimulating...

Thank you all for a very stimulating conversation, but I'm going to UN-Subscribe from this thread now. It's been great, but not that great!
Old quote, "A man convinced against his will, is of the...
Forum: News 17 Jul 2010
Replies: 61
Views: 5,130
Posted By DrWho
Bootz said, "Have you ever heard of the cold war?...

Bootz said, "Have you ever heard of the cold war? It wasn't really that long ago...

You think Russia doesn't spy anymore? What country doesn't have its spies and spy tactics?"

Does anyone...
Forum: News 17 Jul 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 5,089
Posted By DrWho
I don't get confused all that easy, but I must...

I don't get confused all that easy, but I must admit, your post has me scratching my head.

A mainframe is a computer that would fill a house and a PC is a little "Personal Computer" than can sit...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jul 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 5,196
Posted By DrWho
Gads! I hate to see anything thrown away, that...

Gads! I hate to see anything thrown away, that may still have some use left in it.

I am still running a video card that most would have thrown away, years ago.
It was many years ago now, when it...
Forum: News 16 Jul 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 5,062
Posted By DrWho
OK, try this scenario on for size: (forget for...

OK, try this scenario on for size:
(forget for a minute that you're already a computer Guru )

You're 65 and getting cranky. Your ten year old PC just shot craps and you went out and spent nearly...
Forum: News 16 Jul 2010
Replies: 61
Views: 5,130
Posted By DrWho
In that day, (early '80's) I joined every...

In that day, (early '80's) I joined every Commodore club within a hundred miles of home. I'd do a little presentation at a club meeting, showing my custom made Kernel ROM and my 1541 disk drive...
Forum: News 16 Jul 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 5,089
Posted By DrWho
Hee! Hee! You don't really get into the "we...

Hee! Hee! You don't really get into the "we don't wanna change" syndrome till you work with government. Local Govt's are the worse.
Back in '90 -'91 I was the IT guy for our local county Data...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jul 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 5,196
Posted By DrWho
Going that direction isn't usually the hard job. ...

Going that direction isn't usually the hard job.
What's harder is converting a NTFS partition to a FAT-32 partition.
I used to do that (occasionally) on NTFS hard drives using the Partition Magic 8...
Forum: News 15 Jul 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 5,062
Posted By DrWho
For the home computer user who started out with...

For the home computer user who started out with their first computer ten to fifteen years ago (Windows 95 or 98) the UAC is a waking nightmare.

I remember the very first Vista PC that I was called...
Forum: News 15 Jul 2010
Replies: 61
Views: 5,130
Posted By DrWho
So Russia has the MS windows source code..... ...

So Russia has the MS windows source code.....
Is that supposed to be something new?
For years the best Windows hacks have come from Eastern Europe (Russia).
And also the most virulent viruses,...
Forum: News 15 Jul 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 5,089
Posted By DrWho
I hope your experience with Office 2007 is better...

I hope your experience with Office 2007 is better than mine. It's a monster and so big that I didn't even want it on my "C" drive, so I installed it on my storage partition, my "D" drive.

I was...
Forum: News 15 Jul 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 5,089
Posted By DrWho
Do you think the "Disk Cleanup" from a drive...

Do you think the "Disk Cleanup" from a drive properties dialog is as good as your prog?

I've always wondered about how good that thing is.[/QUOTE]

As presented, the stock Windows Disk Cleanup...
Forum: Customization 15 Jul 2010
Replies: 37
Views: 123,825
Posted By DrWho
Since I may have to reinstall Windows 7 someday,...

Since I may have to reinstall Windows 7 someday, I'm going to archive that imagesres.dll file for future use.

I found it much easier to replace that file, when running Windows XP and accessing the...
Forum: Customization 15 Jul 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 71,246
Posted By DrWho
I've been a professional tech for 46 years. I...

I've been a professional tech for 46 years. I take it very seriously.
I don't joke about computers and I don't troll.

I provided a picture of my Windows 7 Start Menu with Programs opened.
Take...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Jul 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,417
Posted By DrWho
I'm also running the Antec Earthwatts 650 PSU and...

I'm also running the Antec Earthwatts 650 PSU and it's a real PowerHouse!
I'm running three SATA II hard drives, two DVD burners, 6 gig's of ram, AMD 5200+ X2, 64 cpu and a floppy drive and...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jul 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 53,365
Posted By DrWho
If you had done a Ghost backup of your C: drive,...

If you had done a Ghost backup of your C: drive, you could restore that file or any file from your last backup, using Ghost Explorer.

I've not had to do that often, but when I've needed it, having...
Forum: News 14 Jul 2010
Replies: 83
Views: 4,993
Posted By DrWho
I hate 7! A good example of why is this: ...

I hate 7!

A good example of why is this:
I've had a Startup sound file that I've used for the past ten years on every PC I've had.
Today, I downloaded hacker programs, jumped through hoops,...
Forum: Customization 14 Jul 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 71,246
Posted By DrWho
Maybe I just missed something in the reading,...

Maybe I just missed something in the reading, but.....

I have the same classic start menu as I do in XP and I did it without any 3rd party software. It's all in windows 7 (Ultimate 64)

:geek:...
Forum: Customization 14 Jul 2010
Replies: 37
Views: 123,825
Posted By DrWho
Likewise.....I wonder if it's because my version...

Likewise.....I wonder if it's because my version of Win-7 is 64 bit.
I was totally unable to get that file changed with my own music file in it.

Now going to try the alternate Hacker program for...
Forum: Customization 14 Jul 2010
Replies: 37
Views: 123,825
Posted By DrWho
Maybe because I've only had two cups of coffee,...

Maybe because I've only had two cups of coffee, so far, but I'm lost.
Why is changing a sound so difficult on W-7 when it's so ridiculously easy on XP?

I've used the same startup sound on every...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jul 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,598
Posted By DrWho
There's currently a big phone scam going on,...

There's currently a big phone scam going on, where someone calls and cons the PC owner into setting their PC up for remote access and then the caller accesses their PC and installs a Trojan, Spyware...
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