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Forum: Software 20 Dec 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 8,548
Posted By ElectricRider
Thanks that fixed it. Crtl + Shift + A...

Thanks that fixed it.

Crtl + Shift + A makes the word processor go all caps. I thought I may have hit some kinda key combo. Good to know cus my wife hates that I have the caps key locked out, now...
Forum: Software 20 Dec 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 8,548
Posted By ElectricRider
Typing in all Caps but Caps lock is disabled - Help

I'm a sloppy typist. I don't know if I hit some key combo or what but I was typing a letter in word pad and suddenly my typing is in all caps. I have used a reg file to disable my caps lock key on...
Forum: Virtualization 13 Dec 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,613
Posted By ElectricRider
Kari, if you are one of the people that don't...

Kari, if you are one of the people that don't happen to have a problem running XP Mode with virtual PC, that's great. If it works for you, stick with it.

Just read these forums to see the problems...
Forum: Virtualization 12 Dec 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,613
Posted By ElectricRider
XP mode using Virtual PC WILL indeed work on Home...

XP mode using Virtual PC WILL indeed work on Home Premium. It will work just fine - However you are not supposed to do that because it's against the XP Mode EULA.

I believe his problem is the...
Forum: Virtualization 11 Dec 2011
Replies: 33
Views: 7,150
Posted By ElectricRider
Your system specs are fine. Most of your problem...

Your system specs are fine. Most of your problem I'll bet is the Microsoft Virtual PC software you are using to run XP Mode. Microsoft Virtual PC is JUNK.

I run XP Mode using VM Lite. (It's a...
Forum: Virtualization 11 Dec 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 25,605
Posted By ElectricRider
??? Of course you can. The XP Mode VHD is not...

??? Of course you can. The XP Mode VHD is not restreictive to only using it with Microsoft's Virtual PC software (which is very bad software, slow and featureless) Microsoft Virtual PC is ONLY a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Dec 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By ElectricRider
Yeah that was the problem. Good idea, to...

Yeah that was the problem. Good idea, to partition the drive each with a different file system. I might just pick up another drive anyway though, as I see they are getting cheap.

Thanks.
Forum: News 11 Dec 2011
Replies: 36
Views: 3,721
Posted By ElectricRider
Google Chrome is Crap. It cannot hold a candle to...

Google Chrome is Crap. It cannot hold a candle to Firefox. Chrome Plus (and a few other Chrome based browsers as well as the original Chrome itself) does not suffer from the limitations and Googlised...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Dec 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By ElectricRider
6 gig ISO file XFer from win7 to external drive says it's too large?

I am trying to use a 500 gig sata drive for storage transferring data through a USB to hard disk tool/cable.

The tool is a Vantec USB to IDE/SATA adapter. Vantec ? Vantec SATA/IDE to USB 2.0...
Forum: Software 23 Sep 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 2,796
Posted By ElectricRider
Looking for Satellite tracking software to track UARS crash to earth T

I'm looking for some good tracking software to track the live decent of UARS a 1200 lbs satellite as it crashes to Earth later today.

I need something that has the ability to track UARS in real...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Sep 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 899
Posted By ElectricRider
XP dont show in network anymore but will work with \\NAME

The way i connect to my XP network is i open explorer and click on the Network folder icon. Then i wait for the green search bar to do it's thing at the top of the screen and when it detects the XP...
Forum: Software 01 Sep 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 58,890
Posted By ElectricRider
I disagree on the quality part. I think in the...

I disagree on the quality part. I think in the long run Libre Office is going to have much better quality than Open Office. Consider this part of an article I found:


LibreOffice vs OpenOffice:...
Forum: Chillout Room 26 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,762
Posted By ElectricRider
Thanks, somehow i missed that. seems a little...

Thanks, somehow i missed that. seems a little high for the specs.
Forum: Chillout Room 24 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,762
Posted By ElectricRider
I haven't been able to find out about the...

I haven't been able to find out about the hardware costs yet. They don't seem to have that posted anyplace. I'm not in the market for hardware but I wanted to compare the specs to my laptop.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,946
Posted By ElectricRider
Nope.. didn't solve my own problem but it was...

Nope.. didn't solve my own problem but it was worth a try - still crashed.

It's a moot point now anyway.. I just went through all the files and backed up what I thought I needed the old fashioned...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,946
Posted By ElectricRider
Yep.. the drive used to be in my desktop which is...

Yep.. the drive used to be in my desktop which is no more ( RIP ) I already have bios set to boot from USB.

I see your point.. perhaps drivers issues? The desktop was an Intel and this machine is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,946
Posted By ElectricRider
Why isnt it worth it? It would be worth it to me...

Why isnt it worth it? It would be worth it to me even if it ran slow.. it would accomplish the task of helping me see whats installed on it so i can make choices.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,946
Posted By ElectricRider
Can you boot Win 7 from a Ide/Sata to UBS adapter?

I just got my new Vantec IDE/SATA to 2.0 USB Adapter installed. I use it on my laptop to give me extra storage space.. or plan to.. this drive already has a good copy of Win 7 installed and i'd like...
Forum: Chillout Room 24 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,762
Posted By ElectricRider
Yeah, it's based on the latest Ubuntu without the...

Yeah, it's based on the latest Ubuntu without the Unity type desktop that lots of Linux users hate.. actually they use a stripped down version of Gnome instead of KDE.

I tried the free version of...
Forum: Chillout Room 23 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,762
Posted By ElectricRider
Buy a Zorin Pc. Comes with Win 7 And Zorin OS built in

I think it must be the end of the world. I never thought i'd see this.

Zorin PC is hardware, ( like Apple) that has Windows 7 and the Zorin OS built in and set up for dual boot.

Wow.. I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Aug 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,514
Posted By ElectricRider
Got it. Thanks again for all the info folks....

Got it. Thanks again for all the info folks. Sorry I haven't been around in a couple of days, been busy with PC-BSD.
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Aug 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,514
Posted By ElectricRider
Is it possible to cheat even more, by using...

Is it possible to cheat even more, by using getting rid of the system primary partition, set up another primary for another os, create with some unused space in that an extended logical partition for...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Aug 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,514
Posted By ElectricRider
I also use Partition Wizard, have since ver 5 and...

I also use Partition Wizard, have since ver 5 and I like it much better than Disk Mgmt. I use the bootable CD version.

No, those are being incorrectly reported as empty. They contain a wonderful...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Aug 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,514
Posted By ElectricRider
Thanks for the fast answers guys. I do have...

Thanks for the fast answers guys. I do have factory installed backups and also a new ghost type image from yesterday. if i have a big crash it's no big deal to reinstall.. BUT

The drive image was...
Forum: Chillout Room 19 Aug 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,020
Posted By ElectricRider
Or.. Use PC-BSD. In many respects it's even...

Or..

Use PC-BSD. In many respects it's even more like a Mac than Ubuntu is because it's BSD - Mac OSX is based on BSD. I'm typing this from PC-BSD's Hubble ver 8.2 right now. I'm going through...
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