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Forum: Network & Sharing 13 May 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 10,258
Posted By knoxbury
Ok, I stand corrected, I was able to get a VPN...

Ok, I stand corrected, I was able to get a VPN connection to launch using rasdial via a command prompt. The original problem was that the VPN connection had a space in the name and rasdial didn't...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 May 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 10,258
Posted By knoxbury
Thanks, but I think rasdial is more related to...

Thanks, but I think rasdial is more related to dialing into a network through the phone line . . . instead of connecting with a VPN connection across the internet. And the 2nd link was a dead end as...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 May 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 10,258
Posted By knoxbury
Automatically Open VPN Connection on Startup

In pre-Windows 7 versions of Windows, I was able to setup a VPN connection in Networking and Sharing in the control panel and add a shortcut to that connection in the "Startup" folder. This allowed...
Forum: Tutorials 12 May 2010
Replies: 164
Views: 4,960,213
Posted By knoxbury
Any ideas yet on how to get a windows VPN...

Any ideas yet on how to get a windows VPN connection to automatically open on startup? I've tried all of the suggestions mentioned in this thread, but none of them seem to work for a VPN connection....
Forum: Tutorials 22 Apr 2010
Replies: 164
Views: 4,960,213
Posted By knoxbury
Doesn't Work for VPN

These options don't work for a VPN connection. Pre-Windows 7, I could just add the VPN shortcut to the startup folder and it would connect automatically on startup.
Forum: Software 12 Apr 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,699
Posted By knoxbury
Sometimes is works manually, sometimes it doesn't...

Sometimes is works manually, sometimes it doesn't . . . but I don't want to manually start WLM on my BRAND NEW computer! That's a downgrade.
Forum: Software 12 Apr 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,699
Posted By knoxbury
Windows Live Messenger Crashes at Startup

I've seen other posts related to this, but I haven't seen any with a solution. I just bought a new Dell 64-bit Windows 7 Professional computer. So Windows Live Messenger (WLM) is a default install...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,099
Posted By knoxbury
In today's world, not being connected is not an...

In today's world, not being connected is not an option. So it's not really essential to know if it's slow when it's not connected. It was slow the very first time I reboot the computer. I see this...
Forum: Virtualization 07 Mar 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,533
Posted By knoxbury
Actually, I tried to mount the DVD drive using...

Actually, I tried to mount the DVD drive using the Virtual XP settings, but it wouldn't let me. It claimed it was already in use.
Forum: Virtualization 05 Mar 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,533
Posted By knoxbury
Actually, I just went in and changed the CD drive...

Actually, I just went in and changed the CD drive letter to E: on the XP virtual machine, but it still doesn't allow me to access the CD drive on the laptop.
Forum: Virtualization 05 Mar 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,533
Posted By knoxbury
XP Mode Bug w/ CD Drive on Dual Partition

I just got a new Dell Inspiron laptop with a Dual Partition creating a C: drive for the Windows 7 Professional OS and a D: drive for user files. First, I wish Dell wouldn't have done this!

But...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,099
Posted By knoxbury
no, this is a FRESH install of Windows 7 with...

no, this is a FRESH install of Windows 7 with nothing open or even installed (other than MS Office)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,099
Posted By knoxbury
Windows 7 Slow in Log Off

I'm using Windows 7 Professional on a business network and it is VERY SLOW in logging off. Once I hit log off or shut down, it takes about 2 - 3 minutes to close.

Any ideas what might be causing...
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