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Forum: Virtualization 09 Mar 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,565
Posted By GaryDZ
Safety of XP Virtual Window with end of support

I have two legacy programs that I open in a XP Virtual Window when running Windows 7. The programs are an accounting app and a desktop publishing app which are not Windows 7 compatible. I do NOT open...
Forum: Microsoft Office 07 Feb 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 5,694
Posted By GaryDZ
But that only points to the shortcut - and if you...

But that only points to the shortcut - and if you try to find the exe file by clicking the shortcut's properties it is grayed out with no usable information. For some reason Microsoft buries their...
Forum: Microsoft Office 06 Feb 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 5,694
Posted By GaryDZ
Powerpoint Viewer Association

Hope this is appropriate for this forum.

I purchased Office 2007 when I bought my new computer with Windows 7 but only with the trial version of Powerpoint since I only view PP files but do not...
Forum: System Security 12 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,593
Posted By GaryDZ
Tried uninstalling and reinstalling as...

Tried uninstalling and reinstalling as Administrator. Now I get no UAC message as Administrator and the other two users are also ok as long as they are set up as standard users.
Forum: Virtualization 10 Dec 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 4,035
Posted By GaryDZ
Thank you! It really helped.

Thank you! It really helped.
Forum: Virtualization 10 Dec 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,169
Posted By GaryDZ
Screen Resolution Changed Message

Condition:
1. Program open in XP mode - even if minimized.
2. Switch to a different user.
3. Switch back to 1st user.

Message:
"Screen resolution of your monitor has changed" with the options...
Forum: Virtualization 10 Dec 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 4,035
Posted By GaryDZ
Slow response running XP Mode programs

I am running a legacy program in XP Mode (Adobe Pagemaker 7.0). When I need to save a document, usually to a Windows 7 drive, it takes a very long time to do so - unless I move the mouse pointer...
Forum: System Security 10 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,593
Posted By GaryDZ
Still looking for an answer. Program opens...

Still looking for an answer.

Program opens without UAC alert for all users except the one that installed it.
Forum: General Discussion 07 Dec 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,551
Posted By GaryDZ
It was a solid color - the other users had...

It was a solid color - the other users had pictures. So when you asked the question I tried switching her to a picture. It worked!! Thank You!!

Do you know why it makes such a difference in login...
Forum: System Security 06 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,593
Posted By GaryDZ
I went to "All Programs", found the program,...

I went to "All Programs", found the program, right clicked and sent a shortcut to the desktop - the same procedure I did for me as user.

So no, I did not re-install the program for her.
Forum: System Security 06 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,593
Posted By GaryDZ
UAC Inconsistencies

Not sure if this is the proper place to post this question.

I installed Adobe Acrobat Professional 6.0 on Windows 7 (not in the VM). It's not supposed to be compatible but it works fine except for...
Forum: Virtualization 06 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,075
Posted By GaryDZ
I logged out (sorry for the confusion). But I...

I logged out (sorry for the confusion). But I don't think it matters. If I go to the start menu of the "new" user there is no "XP MODE" or "XP Applications" which leads me to believe that you must...
Forum: Virtualization 06 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,075
Posted By GaryDZ
Two Users - One VM?

I have two users that use one machine (Windows 7 Professionl x64). I have an application that runs in Windows XP mode. When I switch users I can't access that program. Do I need to create a VM for...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Dec 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,551
Posted By GaryDZ
Slow Opening of 1 of 3 Users

Win 7 64 bit. I have 3 users - Administrator, me, my wife. I set up the computer as administrator. Then added me, then my wife. Opening users is very fast (3-5 sec.) except for my wife's account...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,653
Posted By GaryDZ
Disc Explorer in XP Mode

In XP I got accustomed to creating different shortcuts for Windows Explorer. In the properties box I would modify the Target to C:\windows\explorer.exe /n, /e, d: which would cause Explorer, in this...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 3,226
Posted By GaryDZ
Duh! Thanks! I did not realize that the C:...

Duh! Thanks!

I did not realize that the C: drive in XP is "different" than the Win 7 C: drive so I was adding the fonts to the wrong folder.
Forum: Virtualization 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 3,226
Posted By GaryDZ
Adding Fonts to XP Mode

I added fonts to Windows 7. They don't seem to be available in XP Mode. How do I get them to work? Thanks!
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