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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,107
Posted By Ztruker
That's good news. Real glad you got it fixed. ...

That's good news. Real glad you got it fixed.

If you can, would you post a link to the other forum so I can see it. I'm just curious and may learn something.
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 640
Posted By Ztruker
Before you do much of anything, backup your data....

Before you do much of anything, backup your data. You never know when something will go wrong.
If you can. create an image backup to an external hard drive using a program like Macrium Reflect Free...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Ztruker
Post a screen capture of the output window by...

Post a screen capture of the output window by running winver from the Run box.
Press Windows key + R, type winver and press Enter.
Press Alt+Print Screen to capture the Winver output window.
Open...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By Ztruker
Try the disc(s) in a different computer. If you...

Try the disc(s) in a different computer. If you get the same or similar problem then the disc is defective.
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By Ztruker
Format one of the external HDs as NTFS and use it...

Format one of the external HDs as NTFS and use it to move the data?

Try booting the Windows 7 laptop to Safe Mode with Networking. Share the folder or folders then access them from the new laptop...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By Ztruker
Does it happen if you disable or uninstall...

Does it happen if you disable or uninstall Classic Shell?
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By Ztruker
Renaming user Owner to Bethie did not change the...

Renaming user Owner to Bethie did not change the file structure on the hard drive as you've seen.

Easiest way to fix this is to rename it back to Owner then create a new user called Bethie.

The...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jun 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 597
Posted By Ztruker
I believe that's normal operation. I see the same...

I believe that's normal operation. I see the same thing. When I create a new folder, it appears at the bottom. I then click the Name column header to sort by name and all is correct.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jun 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By Ztruker
See if this helps: How to Rebuild the Icon Cache...

See if this helps: How to Rebuild the Icon Cache in Windows Vista and Windows 7 (http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/how-to-rebuild-the-icon-cache-in-windows-vista/)
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Jun 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Ztruker
No, you need a different key for Home. The...

No, you need a different key for Home.

The Pro features are minimal, no reason to change to Home and no, it won't run better with Home, sorry.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Jun 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Ztruker
Glad you got it working. Take care.

Glad you got it working. Take care.
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By Ztruker
What about installing Oracle VirtualBox...

What about installing Oracle VirtualBox (https://www.virtualbox.org/), setting up a XP client then run it under that? You can setup Documents on the host to be read/write to the XP guest in the VM.
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Jun 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,543
Posted By Ztruker
See here: How to Install Windows 7 Using the...

See here: How to Install Windows 7 Using the "Unified Extensible Firmware Interface" (UEFI)...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Jun 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Ztruker
Does C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe exist?...

Does C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe exist? Unlikely to be really missing as it's a critical system file.

If it's not there, see if you can run sfc /scannow from a Elevated Command Prompt to fix...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Jun 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By Ztruker
Use a digital camera and take a picture of the...

Use a digital camera and take a picture of the screen after you have entered a command and post it here. Please make sure it's readable.
Forum: General Discussion 29 May 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By Ztruker
Probably because that's why he asked the question...

Probably because that's why he asked the question in the first place :)

Can you connect the external drive to a different system and try deleting them, see what happens?
Or try booting to Safe...
Forum: General Discussion 26 May 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By Ztruker
Where do the folders reside?

Where do the folders reside?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 May 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,107
Posted By Ztruker
Are you sure about the model number? Everything I...

Are you sure about the model number? Everything I find says it's a laptop or notebook.

Is there a full model number?
Forum: General Discussion 25 May 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By Ztruker
Can you explain what you are trying to...

Can you explain what you are trying to accomplish? I don't see how a Desktop shortcut, if possible, is any easier than clicking on the Start button.
Forum: General Discussion 24 May 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Ztruker
There is a Gadget called HUD Time that has a...

There is a Gadget called HUD Time that has a large date and time display. Comes with the Windows 7 Gadgets.

387151

The color and font are changeable.

If you set the opacity low it's...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 May 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By Ztruker
Did you try following the thread I linked? Where...

Did you try following the thread I linked? Where did it not work or go bad?
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By Ztruker
Make sure you disconnect everything from the...

Make sure you disconnect everything from the computer except mouse, keyboard and display, everything. If you have multiple hard drives disconnect all except the one you are installing to.

Also,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 May 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By Ztruker
At the point you are at I don't see a need to...

At the point you are at I don't see a need to test memory or hard drive as they appear to be working okay.
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 May 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By Ztruker
Read here, see if it helps:...

Read here, see if it helps: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/186875-uefi-unified-extensible-firmware-interface-install-windows-7-a.html
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 May 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By Ztruker
Are you/did you delete all partitions on the hard...

Are you/did you delete all partitions on the hard drive when you started the install and let Windows 7 create the partitions it needs. I've found this to work the best. Delete partitions so the...
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