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Forum: General Discussion 27 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 6,885
Posted By ColTom2
Control Panel View Menu Greyed Out

Hi:

A portion of my Control Panel View Menu is greyed out. Starts at "Extra large icons and ends at Group by". All other items in Menu are fine. Also the View by: drop down arrow on the Right...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 85,053
Posted By ColTom2
Hi Greg: Running the batch file as you...

Hi Greg:

Running the batch file as you provided did the trick, as it cleaned out all Administrative Event Log entries. Wonder what else it cleaned out....

Thanks,

Co;Tom2
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 85,053
Posted By ColTom2
Well apparently they are cummulative and just...

Well apparently they are cummulative and just keep adding on each day. Surely there must be some simple manner in which to clear these Administrative Events.

Or is there a max number that will be...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 85,053
Posted By ColTom2
How To Clear Administrative Events Log - Event Viewer

Hi:

Does anyone know how to clear the Administrative Events log listed under Custom Views in the Event Viewer?

All the logs listed under the Windows logs have options to clear, but the above...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 24,165
Posted By ColTom2
Thanks Jacee for showing me how to use the new...

Thanks Jacee for showing me how to use the new Snipping Tool! It worked, as shown in prior posting!

ColTom2
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 24,165
Posted By ColTom2
Hopefully this will show you the snapshot of the...

Hopefully this will show you the snapshot of the Performance Options screen Visual Effects Tab with recommended settings for removing desktop icon shadows,
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 24,165
Posted By ColTom2
Hi Guys: I asked Jaycee to send me how he...

Hi Guys:

I asked Jaycee to send me how he included his attached tumbnail which displayed the Performance Options screen, but have not heard back from him. Hopefully I will, as I would like to...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 24,165
Posted By ColTom2
Hi Jacee: Would you please send me detail...

Hi Jacee:

Would you please send me detail instructions as to how you attached the thumbnail of the Performance Options screen, as I have a surprise to send all of you.

I have found a...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 24,165
Posted By ColTom2
Hi Jaycee: I bet there is someone out in...

Hi Jaycee:

I bet there is someone out in cyberspace that knows how to do this. It's to much of an annoyance for someone not to solve, including Microsoft if necessary.

Seems like I read...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 24,165
Posted By ColTom2
How To Remove Win 7 Desktop Icon Shadows

Hi:

Does anyone know how to remove the square shadows behind Win 7 desktop icons?

I removed the check beside "Use drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop" in te Visual Effects Tab,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 9,364
Posted By ColTom2
Like I said my head is still spinning and I will...

Like I said my head is still spinning and I will try and sort it all out tomorrow. Posting #15 by "iseeuu" led me to go back and open the folders that were listed in my Win 7 Network and then...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 9,364
Posted By ColTom2
Hi: First let me say that my head is...

Hi:

First let me say that my head is still spinning from trying to answer all of you, but I am most appreciative for hanging in there with me!

I have got to sort it all out, but I have...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 9,364
Posted By ColTom2
The Users folder is shared, but like I have...

The Users folder is shared, but like I have previously indicated it has a sub folder that contains My Doc's etc that is not contained in the Users shared folder on XP computers. It show up OK as a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 9,364
Posted By ColTom2
Yes I can see all 3 computers in Network work...

Yes I can see all 3 computers in Network work group computers.
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 9,364
Posted By ColTom2
I also have 3 computers, two XP and one Win7. Yes...

I also have 3 computers, two XP and one Win7. Yes I can currently see all 3 computers in my Network workgroup computers on all computers.

I just cannot access a local folder named Internet...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 9,364
Posted By ColTom2
I have two shared foders on Win 7. One (Users...

I have two shared foders on Win 7. One (Users Folder) has no problem with XP sharing with it. The other is a local folder named Internet Download that I get acesss denied.

If one folder can get...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 9,364
Posted By ColTom2
I have two shared folders. One is a local folder...

I have two shared folders. One is a local folder named Internet Download which access is denied as you just mentioned. The other folder named Users I can now access with no problems.

However,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 9,364
Posted By ColTom2
Hi: File and Printer Sharing is turned...

Hi:

File and Printer Sharing is turned on.

Public folder sharing is turned on.

Password protected sharing is turned off because I do not use User passwirds.

Let me restate my...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 9,364
Posted By ColTom2
Could you please tell me exactly how to access...

Could you please tell me exactly how to access the Permissions and manually set to "Everyone" as you describe.

Thanks,

ColTom2
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Nov 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 9,364
Posted By ColTom2
Cannot Share Win 7 Files With XP Computer

Hi:

My computer in question is a Toshiba L455-S5980 running Windows 7
Home Premium.

I have a wireless network with a Linksys WRT160N router connected to a
Sony desktop running XP...
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