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Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Sep 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By geob
@GokAy I may have been too hasty with respect to...

@GokAy I may have been too hasty with respect to adding to the Administrators group. After a reboot the service was indeed started. (http://www.sevenforums.com/member.php?u=444501)

Turns out...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Sep 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By geob
No joy here, either. Best guess - drive is in...

No joy here, either. Best guess - drive is in need of replacement.
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Sep 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By geob
I was, yes. System is wife's office computer. ...

I was, yes. System is wife's office computer. I'll try adding services to Administrators group next time she lets me at it. For now I've restored the system image.
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Sep 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By geob
Cannot start PNRPSvc - Error 5: Access denied

An attempt to upgrade Win7H&P-64 to Windows 10 resulted in Win 7 being restored. Restored a system image, ran sfc /scannow & chkdsk /f to end up with:

The Peer Name Resolution Protocol cloud did...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Feb 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,113
Posted By geob
The solution, at least in this case, was to...

The solution, at least in this case, was to reinstall Win 7. None of the three C: partition restores would boot properly. Safe mode was available but no further clues appeared. Oh well. Trust has...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Feb 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,113
Posted By geob
Display blank after Macrium restore

I used my Macrium Reflect (free version) recovery disk to restore the C: drive on my 4 year-old Win7Pro-32bit HP laptop. The image restored was on an external USB drive. Restore seemed to proceed...
Forum: Virtualization 25 Oct 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 5,117
Posted By geob
Doh! What I hadn't done, and apparently needed...

Doh! What I hadn't done, and apparently needed to do, was launch help in the IDE at least once when in XP mode. Help is now available. Learn something new every day.

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Forum: Virtualization 24 Oct 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 5,117
Posted By geob
Can one get VBA help on host when Access on XP mode guest?

I'm building an application for a client who only has ACC2003. So I'm running ACC2000 in XP Mode on my Win7 Pro box using the integration features to run the application. My brain, however, has...
Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Aug 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,340
Posted By geob
Most strange solution: created an empty file with...

Most strange solution: created an empty file with extension .aw. Assigned it an application (in this case, WordPad). Opened and closed the file. The HKCR\.aw key can now be accessed and...
Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Aug 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,340
Posted By geob
Excel always configures & HKCR\.aw access denied

I am trying to debug an annoyance with Excel - it has started including a "Configuring..." and an "...installing.." every time it launches. This is accompanied by an Event Viewer entry:

-...
Forum: Virtualization 25 Feb 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 4,286
Posted By geob
Well, DUH! The server isn't on localhost! It...

Well, DUH! The server isn't on localhost! It is, however, at the IP address of the XP Mode host. So when that address is fixed and entered in the ODBC configuration a connection is possible.

No...
Forum: Virtualization 25 Feb 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 4,286
Posted By geob
ODBC cannot connect to localhost

On a Win7Pro-32 system running in XP mode, I'm trying to use ODBC (v5.1.9) to connect to a MySQL db on localhost. Interestingly, when using a username with remote host privileges I am able to...
Forum: Virtualization 25 Feb 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 3,075
Posted By geob
Thanks for your reply. Since the effort was...

Thanks for your reply. Since the effort was going to be on my wife's machine and she's leery of modifications, I think I'll avoid the experiment. It was an effort to get an old application onto her...
Forum: Virtualization 25 Feb 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 3,075
Posted By geob
XP Mode on Home Premium w/ OEM license?

Before I try to set up XP Mode on a Home Premium box I'd like to know if there's any reason I could NOT use an OEM installation of XP. I've got an XP CD from an old HP/Compaq box plus the box with...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Nov 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 10,334
Posted By geob
Turns out I was suffering from an acute case of...

Turns out I was suffering from an acute case of CRS - can't remember s(tuff?). I had indeed done a system restore while chasing some other issue. So the message on backup completion was entirely...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Nov 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 10,334
Posted By geob
Strange indeed. The only change I've made ...

Strange indeed. The only change I've made related to backup is an effort to schedule a task to shutdown after backup. That task, for an as yet unknown reason, does not get performed. I'll remove...
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Nov 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 10,334
Posted By geob
So the only way to deal with this oddball message...

So the only way to deal with this oddball message "Your computer has been restored to an earlier point in time" after a backup is to download a third-party product? Surely there's a more direct...
Forum: Virtualization 14 Apr 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 15,576
Posted By geob
Solved. Because Office was installed, Exchange...

Solved. Because Office was installed, Exchange apparently inserts itself into the process. By eliminating profiles in the Control Panel\Mail applet I was FINALLY able to send a fax. All I needed...
Forum: Virtualization 14 Apr 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 15,576
Posted By geob
When I attempt to print to the Fax printer, I get...

When I attempt to print to the Fax printer, I get the following:

The connection to Microsoft Exchange is unavailable. Outlook must be online or connected to complete this action.

I'll...
Forum: Virtualization 13 Apr 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 15,576
Posted By geob
Still no modem detected

I have followed the above advice yet still do not see a modem in the VPC's device manager. The system is an HP 6730s laptop, with an LSI HDA modem. I've downloaded the driver from HP and installed...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,449
Posted By geob
Me, I just thought it was funny that Bowser was...

Me, I just thought it was funny that Bowser was the source of error. Or are there no Sha Na Na fans out there?

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Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,449
Posted By geob
Unusual event source

Has this error been dogging your system, too?

g
Forum: Tutorials 09 Mar 2010
Replies: 303
Views: 1,207,707
Posted By geob
Thanks immensely for this tutorial. Worked...

Thanks immensely for this tutorial. Worked perfectly. A couple of observations:

I knew that iTunes was picky about the location and moving of its files but there were no issues using this...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,710
Posted By geob
Well, applying the infinite monkey theorem, I...

Well, applying the infinite monkey theorem, I rather than mucking about in Graphics Properties or Graphics Options, I tried the context menu's Screen Resolution. This gets me into Win7's utility...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,710
Posted By geob
Any notion of what setting I'm looking for? I've...

Any notion of what setting I'm looking for? I've tried resolution, color depth and refresh rate.

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