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Forum: General Discussion 02 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By geometrikal
there are no restore points... weird

there are no restore points... weird
Forum: General Discussion 02 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By geometrikal
Cheers, will try that and if it doesn't work then...

Cheers, will try that and if it doesn't work then full restore.
Forum: General Discussion 02 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By geometrikal
HELP: Weird problems after crash, need advice

Hi all,

I have Windows 7 Professional x86 running on a Dell E1505 laptop.

Last night it froze up and the only way to restore was to do a hard reset. Disk scan started automatically on reboot...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 20 Aug 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,336
Posted By geometrikal
Right click on the file, click properties, click...

Right click on the file, click properties, click on the security tab.
Make a list of all the entries under "Group or user names"
For each entry:
Click the entry
Look at the bottom section...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 18 Aug 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,336
Posted By geometrikal
and what are the security settings? it might be...

and what are the security settings? it might be that for some reason you are set to not be able to modify the files.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 18 Aug 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,336
Posted By geometrikal
In what program are you trying to do this? Check...

In what program are you trying to do this? Check that the files have not been set to read only.

Right click a file, select "Properties" then "Security".. who is in the list? Is your username in...
Forum: News 10 Aug 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,597
Posted By geometrikal
OS X - $29... plus the $500 to $1000 extra you...

OS X - $29... plus the $500 to $1000 extra you pay to buy a mac compared to a similar spec PC. Apple subsidises the cost of continuing to develop OS X (they brought it over from NextStep) through...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jul 2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 172,651
Posted By geometrikal
Not sure if anyone has replied but there is one...

Not sure if anyone has replied but there is one for Vista... might work in 7 dunno... http://www.symantec.com/norton/theme.jsp?themeid=labs_uac&header=0&depthpath=0
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Jul 2009
Replies: 25
Views: 86,071
Posted By geometrikal
On my old vista install I had a few directories...

On my old vista install I had a few directories from my user directory (Documents etc) moved onto another partition with the change location settings in the "Documents" etc properties dialog.
...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jul 2009
Replies: 68
Views: 9,461
Posted By geometrikal
I tried ubuntu 9.04 but it didn't work with my...

I tried ubuntu 9.04 but it didn't work with my graphics card - mobility radeon x1400, so I will stick with 8.10 for now. Windows 7 actually had a driver for that card (ati weren't updating it for...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jul 2009
Replies: 56
Views: 5,269
Posted By geometrikal
my 2c

I think XP's longevity owes to a stabilisation in computer hardware, particularly with the pentium 4 processor. Therefore it wasn't necessary to upgrade the OS when new hardware came out.

Also XP...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 20,347
Posted By geometrikal
Also what security permissions do you think a...

Also what security permissions do you think a partition for data should have?

Edit:

Another question - does sharing a folder (without adding "everybody") remove "Authenticated Users"...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 20,347
Posted By geometrikal
Fliplip - what permissions are in the security...

Fliplip - what permissions are in the security tab, also are they inherited from the parent, and who has ownership of the files? I will try to change my settings to match yours.
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 20,347
Posted By geometrikal
I think I worked it out Firstly, if a...

I think I worked it out

Firstly, if a folder doesnt have "Everybody" or "Authenticated Users" in the security tab with read permissions then a lock icon will appear.

Say I want to share a...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 20,347
Posted By geometrikal
you can also get rid of the lock by adding...

you can also get rid of the lock by adding Authenticated Users to the security permissions. I don't know wtf is happening here though, its damn annoying. At the moment everytime i try to unshare a...
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