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Forum: General Discussion 06 May 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By Sebastian42
the meaning of unusual hard-drive-icons

When I open Computer in Windows Explorer, the icons for any hard drives are usually the same. I'd like to know the significance of the icon for the drive labeled as 'Local Disk (D)' in the attached...
Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By Sebastian42
Irene I would not dream of altering the...

Irene
I would not dream of altering the registry unless I knew it was safe and effective. So I first made a clone, and tried the registry edit out on it. Only after I saw that the result was...
Forum: Microsoft Office 01 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By Sebastian42
"Please let us know how you get on." I found...

"Please let us know how you get on."
I found another lead, and although I could not follow it, I fashioned the following successful procedure out of it :
the remedy for WORD is to open Registry...
Forum: Microsoft Office 01 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By Sebastian42
Office 2007 keeps configuring itself over and again

I have used Office without any hassle for several years in Win7, but recently I re-arranged the content of the hard drive so that downloads would go into a separate partition. Since then, when I want...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Mar 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 227
Posted By Sebastian42
slave drive loses its letter

Windows Explorer in Win7 Ultimate 32bit does NOT see a SATA slave drive until it has been given a letter by means of Disk Management; then the next time that drive is connected as a slave, Disk...
Forum: Customization 16 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,096
Posted By Sebastian42
Correct - I had noticed NO loss of functionality;...

Correct - I had noticed NO loss of functionality; but was intrigued/annoyed by the anomaly that just some very few icons had this lock. Incidentally, THOSE files still do not have 'share with' in...
Forum: Customization 16 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,096
Posted By Sebastian42
Taking ownership is fraught with uncertainties;...

Taking ownership is fraught with uncertainties; but is moot NOW anyway, as the solution is beautifully outlined in Remove the Lock Icon from a Folder in Windows 7...
Forum: Customization 15 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,096
Posted By Sebastian42
I did try UNLOCKER, and while UNLOCKER has solved...

I did try UNLOCKER, and while UNLOCKER has solved OTHER problems for me in the past, this time, the lock remains in the file's icon, even though UNLOCKER allowed the name to be changed.
Forum: Customization 15 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,096
Posted By Sebastian42
Unlocking 'resistant' files

I have tried in vain, all the methods googling suggested, for removing the lock image from the icons for certain batch files in Win7-Ultimate-32bit. There are very few of these where the lock...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Feb 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By Sebastian42
How to recover email lost from Windows Live Mail ?

At times, some miskeying causes the email that I am still writing, to completely vanish. It can NOT be found in Drafts, or Outbox. Is there a method of recovering it ?
Forum: Software 25 Sep 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By Sebastian42
Dwarf Thank you so much - your remedy worked...

Dwarf
Thank you so much - your remedy worked perfectly.
I posted this question in 5 forums. Yours was the first reply received, as well as being 'correct'.

I might add that when I checked the...
Forum: Software 23 Sep 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By Sebastian42
CMD 'batch file' no longer performs in Win7 Ultimate (32bit)

For over a year, double clicking 'file.cmd' would trigger the correct response. Now, a double-click merely opens it in a text editor. When I try to change the file association, I find that "Always...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 01 Oct 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By Sebastian42
Thank you for suffering fools gladly. My window...

Thank you for suffering fools gladly. My window OF AN OPENED EMAIL has the same.
My folly resulted from the fact that I have not wanted this for myself, so never looked for it, but for a...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 30 Sep 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By Sebastian42
Windows Live Mail

In THIS General Forum, I get a 'New Thread' option, but NOT in the W.L.M.section !
Can I remedy that ?
Outlook Express had a NEXT [and BACK] tool that allowed quick scrolling through multiple...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 19,105
Posted By Sebastian42
Still no obvious deletion of ANY files. I repeat...

Still no obvious deletion of ANY files. I repeat that 'manually' I CAN clear the folder, but not by code (in a batch file).
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 19,105
Posted By Sebastian42
Thanks for that advice. My only interest in...

Thanks for that advice. My only interest in deleting the files in TIF arises from the advice I was given to do that in order to solve a problem in Windows Live Mail.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 19,105
Posted By Sebastian42
I am not clear what the implication is from your...

I am not clear what the implication is from your information. Index.dat does not show as a content item in MY TIF folder.
It may be relevant to point out that there is NO difficulty opening that...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 19,105
Posted By Sebastian42
Still no better - could it be that \Temporary...

Still no better - could it be that \Temporary Internet Files\ is more stubborn than other folders ?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 19,105
Posted By Sebastian42
Thanks Justin - NO improvement

Thanks Justin - NO improvement
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 19,105
Posted By Sebastian42
command line to delete folder contents

What line in a batch file would delete the contents of
C:\Users\MyName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\ ?
del /F /S /Q /A...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By Sebastian42
I have previously tried to both repair and...

I have previously tried to both repair and re-install it, but repair and uninstall do not complete - can't be done.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By Sebastian42
two peculiarities of Windows Live Mail 2011 need fixing

1. Quite often it takes a second opening of W.L.M. before received emails show their content in the BODY rather than as an attachment;
2. Sometimes the W.L.M. display stays on the screen after...
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 May 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 917
Posted By Sebastian42
how to make font setting permanent

Twice now I have "done" 'adjust clear type text' to improve legibility of font in parts of Google Earth and Chrome. But THAT text is hard to read AGAIN, suggesting that the 'clear type text' setting...
Forum: Customization 26 May 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By Sebastian42
CaptureText

CaptureText
Forum: Customization 26 May 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By Sebastian42
stopping unwanted launching of a program

A program that I have installed in Win7 Ultimate, offers the tickable option to launch with windows; When I leave that unticked, it STILL launches automatically ! There is NO tickable option for it...
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