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Forum: General Discussion 16 Jun 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 2,552
Posted By Jez2k
Fixed my own problem. The Administrative...

Fixed my own problem.

The Administrative Tools folder was empty for some reason. I moved it to the Accessories folder quite some time ago as I like to re-arrange shortcuts and folders into groups,...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jun 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 2,552
Posted By Jez2k
Computer > Manage does not open

When I right click the Computer icon on the desktop and try to open Manage, nothing happens. The mouse cursor changes to an hourglass for a nanosecond, then back to a pointer, but that is all. No...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Feb 2018
Replies: 51
Views: 443,573
Posted By Jez2k
Ah, that was it. However, I decided to reinstall...

Ah, that was it. However, I decided to reinstall Windows 7 and the reg file worked.
Forum: Tutorials 23 Feb 2018
Replies: 51
Views: 443,573
Posted By Jez2k
Not until you mentioned it. Yes, the shortcuts...

Not until you mentioned it. Yes, the shortcuts are back along with the arrows, but any attempt to remove the arrows results in black boxes.
Forum: Tutorials 22 Feb 2018
Replies: 51
Views: 443,573
Posted By Jez2k
It affects any shortcut in any location, even in...

It affects any shortcut in any location, even in a window with view set to details.

Yes I used the shortcut arrow hack reg and I tried the remove reg and the restore reg. No change.

When I try...
Forum: Tutorials 22 Feb 2018
Replies: 51
Views: 443,573
Posted By Jez2k
My Waterfox shortcut on the desktop is still...

My Waterfox shortcut on the desktop is still completely black. I tried the batch file, no luck. I loaded Disk Cleanup but the option to clear the thumbnail cache is not there. No luck with CCleaner...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Feb 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,585
Posted By Jez2k
Its a retail copy, not OEM and was sealed...

Its a retail copy, not OEM and was sealed (plastic case with a blue cardboard sleeve). I bought it because its supposed to have unlimited installs on the same machine.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Feb 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,585
Posted By Jez2k
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0): ...

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key:...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Feb 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,585
Posted By Jez2k
Thanks for the suggestion but it displays the...

Thanks for the suggestion but it displays the same number.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Feb 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,585
Posted By Jez2k
Automated phone system for activation (UK) is dead?

I had to reinstall Windows 7 Professional (full retail, boxed version) due to a corrupt sys file. I chose to install onto a new hard drive so that I could recover my work.

Apparently I have 3 days...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Oct 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,311
Posted By Jez2k
Disabling native burning made no difference. ...

Disabling native burning made no difference.

Updating the firmware which needed a reboot and resulted in automatic re-installation of the driver, still made the drive hang at the burning process,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Oct 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,311
Posted By Jez2k
My drive is SATA, not IDE. It is...

My drive is SATA, not IDE.



It is showing up in XP. It is not showing up in Windows 7 (after attempted burns/erases).
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Oct 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,311
Posted By Jez2k
I've not had many problems with RW media (on XP)....

I've not had many problems with RW media (on XP). The only errors that occur happen when a disc has been re-used more times than can generally be expected. I've been using some RW discs for over 10...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Oct 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,311
Posted By Jez2k
DVDRW drive disappears - can't fix via registry.

This is my first Windows 7 build, having upgraded from XP just 3 months ago. The DVD drive is the only component carried over from my previous PC. This new build is a dual-boot system, running XP on...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Sep 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By Jez2k
Ah sorry. No, I don't think so, though I...

Ah sorry.

No, I don't think so, though I can't be sure. How can I check?
Forum: General Discussion 16 Sep 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By Jez2k
Fortunately I did not lose the dual boot. In...

Fortunately I did not lose the dual boot. In fact, when I installed 7 after XP (fully updated), I did not even have to install EasyBCD. I did try Windows 8 first and that didn't dual boot until...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Sep 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By Jez2k
Can only create files on the desktop

As the person who built my own computer and installed Windows 7 last month, admittedly for the first time, I should be able to right-click in any folder on my C drive and create a text file, bitmap...
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