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Forum: General Discussion 31 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,026
Posted By bbinnard
If you have a programmable keyboard or some other...

If you have a programmable keyboard or some other convenient way to launch commands you can use this command to put your system to sleep immediately:

rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState...
Forum: Microsoft Office 21 Aug 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 8,551
Posted By bbinnard
OOps - sorry, the correct code is: #If Win64...

OOps - sorry, the correct code is:

#If Win64 Then
Private Declare PtrSafe Function GetOpenFileName Lib "comdlg32.dll" Alias _
"GetOpenFileNameA" (pOpenfilename As OPENFILENAME) As...
Forum: Software 14 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By bbinnard
Sorry, I can't help you with that one because I...

Sorry, I can't help you with that one because I have never actually used VBS - just various versions of VB and VBA. However, I'd guess there is an optional parameter for the Delete function that lets...
Forum: Software 12 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By bbinnard
The GetFreeSpaceGB function is just that - a...

The GetFreeSpaceGB function is just that - a function. It is not a variable. So you cannot use it in a statement without a function argument - the argument being the drive for which you want the...
Forum: Software 30 Jul 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By bbinnard
When you download the latest nVidia driver and...

When you download the latest nVidia driver and run the installer 2 things happen:

1. The downloaded installer extracts and downloads all the files necessary to do the actual installation and puts...
Forum: Software 17 May 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 997
Posted By bbinnard
LastPass works great with Chrome - not sure about...

LastPass works great with Chrome - not sure about FireFox. I gave up on RoboForm when they instituted the 10 URL limit for the free edition.
Forum: Software 15 Apr 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,146
Posted By bbinnard
I've used Uninstaller Pro for years and never had...

I've used Uninstaller Pro for years and never had a problem with it. I don't use the Monitor feature because I like to minimize the number of started tasks on my system. Uninstaller Pro often finds...
Forum: Software 15 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By bbinnard
Try using the very helpful AutoRunS utility to...

Try using the very helpful AutoRunS utility to see everything that is started when your computer boots. AutoRunS has a good search feature and allows you to easily de-activate or delete any...
Forum: Software 15 Apr 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By bbinnard
I've never heard of such a program, but there is...

I've never heard of such a program, but there is a small utility called Insomnia that prevents your computer from going to sleep.
Forum: Software 13 Feb 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 7,928
Posted By bbinnard
I used Synctoy for quite a while but then...

I used Synctoy for quite a while but then switched to SyncBack. The 2 are fairly similar but SyncBack is supported and there are 2 pay versions available if you want more features.

SyncBack Free...
Forum: Software 23 Dec 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By bbinnard
Try using Uninstaller Pro

Advanced Uninstaller PRO Free Download - Program Uninstaller (http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/OS-Enhancements/Advanced-Uninstaller-PRO.shtml)

It first runs the program's own uninstaller and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Dec 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By bbinnard
Jumanji: Most excellent - that did it. ...

Jumanji:

Most excellent - that did it. Thanks.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Dec 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By bbinnard
Why must I assign a drive letter every time I use my external HDD?

I have a USB3 external drive that I use for backups. It works A-OK. But every time I plug it in I have to use Disk Management to assign it a drive letter. Is there some driver or option in WIn7-64...
Forum: Software 10 Dec 2013
Replies: 796
Views: 174,639
Posted By bbinnard
Exactly correct - I found this same fix on the...

Exactly correct - I found this same fix on the CCleaner forum. Apparently others are having the same problem, independent of the Beta version of Chrome.
Forum: Software 10 Dec 2013
Replies: 796
Views: 174,639
Posted By bbinnard
Nope - tried that and it didn't work. When...

Nope - tried that and it didn't work. When Chrome starts after running CCleaner it gives the message about not being able to read my profile. So with this Beta version they seem to have changed...
Forum: Software 09 Dec 2013
Replies: 796
Views: 174,639
Posted By bbinnard
Latest CCleaner stops Chrome auto-logon

I', running CCleaner 4.08.4428 (64 bit) and Chrome Version 32.0.1700.41 beta-m Aura. Normally Chrome auto-logs on when I start it. but with this latest update, if I run CCleaner first, Chrome...
Forum: Software 17 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By bbinnard
Don't know anything about the first one. Been...

Don't know anything about the first one. Been using the second one for several years with 100% success and 0 problems. It works fine with both 32 & 64 bit applications.
Forum: Software 13 Nov 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 24,234
Posted By bbinnard
Whoops - I take it back! I tried WinCDEmu last...

Whoops - I take it back! I tried WinCDEmu last night on a BluRay disk ISO file and it failed to open it. Not sure why it failed - it had opened that ISO file before. The disk I made from the ISO...
Forum: Software 11 Nov 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 24,234
Posted By bbinnard
Those don't seem to support BluRay disks which is...

Those don't seem to support BluRay disks which is pretty much a requirement these days. This one does:

WinCDEmu - the easiest way to mount an ISO. And more... (http://wincdemu.sysprogs.org/)
...
Forum: Software 07 Oct 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 918
Posted By bbinnard
I used to get the same problem with Chrome a...

I used to get the same problem with Chrome a while back. But it has stopped happening. My guess is one of the Chrome updates fixed something. Why bother with FireFox anyway?
Forum: Software 15 Sep 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,444
Posted By bbinnard
I've been running WIn7-64 for a long time (years)...

I've been running WIn7-64 for a long time (years) and have always used CCleaner, both to clean up junk files and to clean out my registry. I have never, ever, once had any problem with this.

I...
Forum: Software 30 Aug 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By bbinnard
If you are an Access application developer you'd...

If you are an Access application developer you'd probably be better off with Access 2010. From what I can tell the development environment has been changed significantly in Access 2013.

Also,...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Aug 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 10,075
Posted By bbinnard
You can try posting your problem here: ...

You can try posting your problem here:

Windows - Microsoft Community (http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7)

but I have little hope you will find a solution. If you don't...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Aug 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 10,075
Posted By bbinnard
As I recall, you do a System Repair by booting...

As I recall, you do a System Repair by booting from the Windows install DVD and picking the System Repair option on the first menu. Other options include Install Windows (this will give you a new,...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Aug 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 10,075
Posted By bbinnard
Unfortunately you are in serious trouble. Can...

Unfortunately you are in serious trouble. Can you do a System Restore from a previous Restore Point? I'm not sure this fixes WINSXS problems, but it might.

Another one worth trying (at this...
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