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Forum: General Discussion 17 Dec 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 4,409
Posted By mjs
Dual-monitors revert to mirror, and shortcuts disappear

I have an Alienware m17x laptop (Dell) running Win 7 Pro 64-bit. I have it set up to output to an external 22" monitor as a two-monitor setup, and the monitors are set to extend the desktop across...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By mjs
Thanks, for the info. One of the other techs here...

Thanks, for the info. One of the other techs here ran Recuva. Apparently he wasn't able to get much.

It turns out this is a Lenovo laptop, and the user says he pressed the ThinkVantage button, and...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By mjs
Noob user claims Windows7 asked him to reformat at boot

We have a noob user in the office who was recently given a new Windows 7 laptop. He claims today that on the weekend when he booted his laptop a screen came up "with some stuff" and asked if he...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 10,506
Posted By mjs
No, it's not an error. It is a small box that...

No, it's not an error. It is a small box that pops up in from the system tray (I can't remember if it was listed in Action Center, not in front of that computer right now). It says "You should back...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 10,506
Posted By mjs
Either way, why is it asking me to backup my key,...

Either way, why is it asking me to backup my key, if I've never used it to encrypt anything? How do I do I turn it off? a search from the CMD prompt returns no encrypted files, but I'm concerned now...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 10,506
Posted By mjs
Tews, you will see in my post above that I did...

Tews, you will see in my post above that I did perform a "clean" install. Custom = Clean. It is the only way to "upgrade" from 32 bit Vista to 64 bit 7.
Forum: General Discussion 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 10,506
Posted By mjs
Without looking at Brink's tutorial yet, yes I am...

Without looking at Brink's tutorial yet, yes I am running Win7 Pro. And I keep getting the system tray popup that asks me to back up my encryption key, even though I've never asked Windows to encrypt...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 10,506
Posted By mjs
I'm having the same problem, Win7 Pro asking to...

I'm having the same problem, Win7 Pro asking to backup encryption key.

What does "Its location is in the pic" mean? Where do I find bitlocker to turn it on or off? When I type bitlocker in the...
Forum: Virtualization 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 41
Views: 47,243
Posted By mjs
Ok, I have a newb question. Is there any way to...

Ok, I have a newb question. Is there any way to make a non-virtualization processor support virtualization, or do i have to buy a new processor. :-(

I m sad to discover that my Core 2 Duo T5250...
Forum: Tutorials 13 Nov 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 78,678
Posted By mjs
Brink, sorry, I should have updated my post here....

Brink, sorry, I should have updated my post here. I have since found the solution elsewhere in this forum. For the record, it appears to be a problem specific to Dell computers (including Alienware)....
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,818
Posted By mjs
I found the solution on these forums. Guess I...

I found the solution on these forums. Guess I just needed to do a better job of searching. It appears to be specific to Dell computers (including Alienware, which is owned by Dell now).

Solution...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 17,153
Posted By mjs
Wow! This is so lame. This is obviously a problem...

Wow! This is so lame. This is obviously a problem with a LOT of _DELL_ computers! I have an Alienware m17x (Alienware is owned by Dell now), and I was having the same problem. tchimev's found...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,818
Posted By mjs
Windows Taskbar jump lists, thumbnails not working

I was given a new Windows 7 laptop at work today. Came with Hope Premium. Performed an Anytime Upgrade to Professional.

I've discovered that the taskbar is not working properly, and I don't know...
Forum: Tutorials 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 78,678
Posted By mjs
I just got a new laptop at work running Windows 7...

I just got a new laptop at work running Windows 7 Professional, and for some reason when I try to LEFT-CLICK & DRAG UP the jump lists, they disappear as soon as I move the mouse off of the taskbar...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Oct 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 5,424
Posted By mjs
@Dave76: I think I have been misunderstood. I...

@Dave76: I think I have been misunderstood. I _know_ you can not "upgrade" from 32bit Vista to 64bit Win7. That is not what I am asking.

In many cases, the "upgrade" software is in fact the SAME...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Oct 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 5,424
Posted By mjs
I've read through the three pages of this thread,...

I've read through the three pages of this thread, and while various posters have come close, the actual question (which wasn't really stated that clearly maybe) hasn't actually been answered yet.
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Forum: Customization 19 Jun 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 7,609
Posted By mjs
Ok, let's split the difference and call it...

Ok, let's split the difference and call it "aquamarine". ;-)

NEway... yes, those are the ones I wanted.
Forum: Customization 18 Jun 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 7,609
Posted By mjs
@Mr Grimm: That's funny, cause the folders in my...

@Mr Grimm: That's funny, cause the folders in my Vista Home Premium install were a light glossy blue colour, not green, and I liked em'! :-)

@zigzag: Thanks, I'll try these!
Forum: Customization 18 Jun 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 7,609
Posted By mjs
Get glossy blue vista folders for Win7

I was surprised to see that the folder icons in the User folder in Windows 7 have gone back to manilla-coloured folders.

Does anyone know how/where I can get the glossy blu user folders from...
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