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Forum: Tutorials 26 Aug 2010
Replies: 254
Views: 426,079
Posted By southieguy
Sean: Thanks. I'll do that Dick ps, May...

Sean:
Thanks. I'll do that
Dick
ps,
May all that construction today be straight and true.
Forum: Tutorials 26 Aug 2010
Replies: 254
Views: 426,079
Posted By southieguy
Sean: First 2 steps checked out ok. Here's...

Sean:
First 2 steps checked out ok.
Here's the Disk Mgmt screen image.
The data drive (G:\) is marked as system.
I believe when my computer shop added this 2nd drive (G:\) they took the easy way...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Aug 2010
Replies: 254
Views: 426,079
Posted By southieguy
Sean: Thanks. It did go smoothly. Step 1...

Sean:
Thanks. It did go smoothly. Step 1 worked for everything except for Downloads.
I used the 2nd method to fix that. However (there always seems to be a "however):
When I try to take a...
Forum: Tutorials 25 Aug 2010
Replies: 254
Views: 426,079
Posted By southieguy
Thank you Sean. Seeing as how there are 7 pages...

Thank you Sean. Seeing as how there are 7 pages to this tutorial, I hope when I do this that all goes smoothly (because of previous commitments I wont be doing this 'till tomorrow). I dont want to...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,524
Posted By southieguy
Hipster: Thanks for the helpful response. Dick

Hipster:
Thanks for the helpful response.
Dick
Forum: Tutorials 25 Aug 2010
Replies: 254
Views: 426,079
Posted By southieguy
Sean: My question is - what do you think of my...

Sean:
My question is - what do you think of my idea to follow the tutorial to go back.
Here's my thinking on why I should, and I would surely welcome your comments/critique of this "plan":
When I...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,524
Posted By southieguy
roncerr: Thanks for clearing things up for me...

roncerr:
Thanks for clearing things up for me with your helpful responses.
Dick
Forum: Browsers & Mail 24 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,524
Posted By southieguy
Thank you roncerr, Greg S, and richc46 for your...

Thank you roncerr, Greg S, and richc46 for your helpful responses.
Maybe I'm just confused, as usual. I used to use Hotmail; then M'Soft
migrated to WLM. In my opinion they're trying to make it...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,524
Posted By southieguy
Richc46: Thanks for your response. Sorry I'm...

Richc46:
Thanks for your response. Sorry I'm not a tech. guru, so I have to ask this basic question:
If I went with Thunderbird do I wind up accessing Hotmail thru Thunderbird or is T'Bird a...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,524
Posted By southieguy
need help w/Windows Mail into W7

Please dont jump all over me for posting this. I was working thru tutorials and came to the one about installing Windows Mail in W7. There are 83 pages of messages accompanying a very clearly...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Aug 2010
Replies: 1,939
Views: 308,522
Posted By southieguy
I wasn't smart enough to make a picture after I...

I wasn't smart enough to make a picture after I rebooted, but my W7 Home Premium restarted in 76 seconds.

Dick aka Southie Guy
Forum: General Discussion 10 Aug 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 8,558
Posted By southieguy
Shawn: Thank you. Dick

Shawn:
Thank you.
Dick
Forum: General Discussion 10 Aug 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 8,558
Posted By southieguy
help with "Password Never Expires" setting

I just ran the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer, which said I have 3 accounts with passwords that never expire (a hidden Administrator account, mine (which also has Admin rights), and Guest...
Forum: System Security 04 Jul 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 5,954
Posted By southieguy
Corinne: Thanks for the tip. I have an...

Corinne:
Thanks for the tip. I have an Microsoft image and a DriveImage XML image - both of which I've stashed away and saved, just in case my tinkering bites me again.

Jaycee:
I'll keep...
Forum: System Security 03 Jul 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 5,954
Posted By southieguy
Thanks to you both for your helpful responses. I...

Thanks to you both for your helpful responses. I finally decided yesterday that the quickest way out of my problem was to re-install W7, and start cleanly again.

If I had to guess I think my...
Forum: System Security 02 Jul 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 5,954
Posted By southieguy
Bill2: Thanks for replying. Tried what you said...

Bill2:
Thanks for replying. Tried what you said . . . didn't work. Got the following:
A system error has occured.
System error 5 has occured.
Access is denied.

Dick
Forum: System Security 01 Jul 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 5,954
Posted By southieguy
"Windows could not start the Security Center service on Local Computer

I'm running W7 Home Premium. I used to run Comodo's Internet Security Suite, but recently uninstalled that and switched to MSSE.

I get the following msg from the Action Center:
"Windows could...
Forum: Customization 25 Jun 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By southieguy
Thank you, NilsE. The registry tweak described...

Thank you, NilsE. The registry tweak described in the first item you mentioned worked perfectly for me. :D

Best,
Dick Y
Forum: Customization 24 Jun 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By southieguy
Taskbar - Custimization question

If this is the wrong area to post this question, please excuse.
Also, this may going too far with the "neatnick" in me, however:

When I click on "show hidden icons", and then "customize", items...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jun 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,037
Posted By southieguy
Thanks again, Tepid, for your helpful response. ...

Thanks again, Tepid, for your helpful response. Soon I'll have an "auto-magic" thumb drive.

Dick Y
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jun 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,037
Posted By southieguy
Thanks Tepid: Your response makes sense,...

Thanks Tepid:

Your response makes sense, and helps me. Before I dive in and install many more on my thumb-drive, I'll figure out how I want to organize things. Better to have a target and then...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jun 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,037
Posted By southieguy
Thanks for all the helpful responses. If I may...

Thanks for all the helpful responses. If I may ask, Tepid, given all the apps on your All-In_One Toolbox, how do you organize and/or keep them straight on your Toolbox?

Given all the portable...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jun 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,037
Posted By southieguy
help needed re:auto-ejecting a thumb drive

I run W7 Home Premium. I have a Corsair thumb drive on which I've loaded PStart and a bunch of portable apps. Does anyone know if there's a way to auto-eject this drive upon exiting PStart? ...
Forum: Software 15 Jun 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 11,093
Posted By southieguy
Thanks to both of you for your helpful responses....

Thanks to both of you for your helpful responses. It's an interesting situation. I already have Universal Extractor, and use it along with Winrar in my process to make portable apps (just started...
Forum: Software 14 Jun 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 11,093
Posted By southieguy
How convert exe to zip file?

Does anyone know of any software or method to take a self-extracting exe file and (de)convert it to a zip file? I've just learned of a method to create a portable app for my thumb drive; but it...
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