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Forum: Microsoft Office 29 Jun 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 2,686
Posted By GRoston
townsbg: I tried that - the response was a...

townsbg: I tried that - the response was a typical, useless MS response.
iko22: I tried Vista compatibility mode - basic and SP2, (good suggestion!) and that did not help

Installed .NET...
Forum: Microsoft Office 28 Jun 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 2,686
Posted By GRoston
MS Visio 2010 locks up with database drawings

Win 7 x64, fully patched
MS Visio 2010, fully patched (14.0.7015.100)

I created a database diagram last year and worked on it over a period of time without any issues. According to the time stamp...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jan 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,804
Posted By GRoston
Quick update: The new machine arrived on Wed and...

Quick update: The new machine arrived on Wed and I have been working on it for several days. I was able to install Win 7 Pro x64 (using the Noticias distro) without incident. (I had to first tweak...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Dec 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,804
Posted By GRoston
Megahertz07: I agree with your comment about...

Megahertz07: I agree with your comment about moving the users folder. I found this approach, lifehacker.com/5467758/move-the-users-directory-in-windows-7...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Dec 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,804
Posted By GRoston
Megahertz07 - the Noticias site was recommended...

Megahertz07 - the Noticias site was recommended by others and I did scan the file. This Specification for GP72MX Leopard (Pro) | Laptops - The best gaming laptop provider | MSI USA...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Dec 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,804
Posted By GRoston
Megahertz07: I found this site, Noticias - ISO...

Megahertz07: I found this site, Noticias - ISO Media Installation for Windows 7 SP1 x64 English/Spanish June 2016 Slipstreamed with NVMe, USB 3.0 y 3.1, Thunderbolt support and all updates until June...
Forum: Drivers 23 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,267
Posted By GRoston
All, Thanks for the replies. I basically...

All,

Thanks for the replies. I basically followed the advice of Acova and SIW2 - I went through each of the devices listed on the support page for the computer and looked for a Win7 version of the...
Forum: Drivers 21 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,267
Posted By GRoston
Availability of Win 7 drivers

My notebook computer is in sore need of being replaced and I am thinking about a MSI GP72X Leopard-667. My concern, however, is that I only see Win 10 drivers on their website and I would sooner chew...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Oct 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,804
Posted By GRoston
Alejandro85, Megahertz07, Thank you both -...

Alejandro85, Megahertz07,

Thank you both - these are great, informative replies.
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Oct 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,804
Posted By GRoston
Building a Win 7 machine 'today'

I seem to recall having read something to the effect that MS had limited the ability of a clean Win 7 installation to be updated (in order to force people to Win 10). Is this true or not? My notebook...
Forum: Microsoft Office 04 Jul 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 1,109
Posted By GRoston
BCM for Outlook 2010 - Two questions: Sync calendar and format columns

Two questions related to the use of Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2010:

I know how to link emails from Outlook. Is there a similar means for linking calendar events?

I have added a date...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Feb 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,103
Posted By GRoston
Just to offer a different opinion. In my house,...

Just to offer a different opinion. In my house, the location where the cable enter my house is a truly lousy location for a wireless router. Thus, I have a traditional router at that location...
Forum: General Discussion 10 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,583
Posted By GRoston
Is Win 7 getting slower?

Call me a conspiracy theorist if you wish, but recently, all of my Win 7 machines seem to be behaving strangely. Simple tasks seem to hang the computer for a period of time and there is excessive...
Forum: Microsoft Office 09 Jan 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,555
Posted By GRoston
I have been using the free version of Panda for...

I have been using the free version of Panda for more than a year and it works just fine.
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jul 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 101,901
Posted By GRoston
The reason that the updates keep reappearing is...

The reason that the updates keep reappearing is that MS, in full evilness mode, republishes them with a new publication date. As such, previous attempts to block the update are bypassed.
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jul 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 101,901
Posted By GRoston
Just an update: Several of the unwanted updates...

Just an update: Several of the unwanted updates have reappeared despite being hidden. Clearly, MS has a way to ignore the 'hide this update' directive. Be careful!

For those who care, here is my...
Forum: Microsoft Office 01 Jul 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
Posted By GRoston
Ranger4 - Thanks for the prompt response. It is...

Ranger4 - Thanks for the prompt response. It is apparent that my question was not clearly asked.

For the presentation in question, the presence of the animation icons suggests that there should be...
Forum: Microsoft Office 01 Jul 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
Posted By GRoston
Animation icon showing in PowerPoint 2010

All,

I am editing a PowerPoint presentation that was originally created by someone else. In the slide view (left side pane), there is a small 'animation on this slide' icon visible next to each...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jun 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 101,901
Posted By GRoston
Sorry - no idea

Sorry - no idea
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jun 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 101,901
Posted By GRoston
dancing leaves, Not sure what to recommend....

dancing leaves,

Not sure what to recommend. I just searched my C;\Windows folder and the only file or directory with gwx in the name was a log folder that was easily deleted. Have you rebooted...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 May 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,534
Posted By GRoston
Been there, done that...

Been there, done that...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 May 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,534
Posted By GRoston
Microsoft is playing dirty pool

All,

Just a warning regarding the GWX ConfigManager. IMO, this is malware that serves no useful purpose. I removed it from my machines after mistakenly installing it without first having...
Forum: General Discussion 05 May 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 101,901
Posted By GRoston
An update: Hiding this update DOES NOT WORK. On...

An update: Hiding this update DOES NOT WORK. On every computer it has reappeared in the important list despite having been hidden.
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 101,901
Posted By GRoston
Trax - I what directory was the log file located?

Trax - I what directory was the log file located?
Forum: General Discussion 27 Apr 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 101,901
Posted By GRoston
Removing the update works - just confirmed this.

Removing the update works - just confirmed this.
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