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Forum: News 47 Minutes Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By RoWin7
Thanks, Brink. You're always on the ball. ...

Thanks, Brink. You're always on the ball.

1--MS sends me updates almost daily. PITA. Used to be only on Tues.

2--I have Office 2003 installed, although I don't use it. It's for a hypothetical...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 4,660
Posted By RoWin7
(I just want to comment on your experience,...

(I just want to comment on your experience, because Win 7 has driven me nuts more than a few time while observing the rules of the UAC. I acquired this Win 7 machine almost a year ago. It took me 8...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 1,632
Posted By RoWin7
I have "Recent Documents" in my StartMenu...

I have "Recent Documents" in my StartMenu settings. As there is no tshooting in the program, I'll post this on the CS forum.
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 1,632
Posted By RoWin7
Recent documents in Start Menu

I used Classic Shell 3 to edit my Start Menu some time back. I made it look like XP with "Documents" meaning Recent Documents. Originally it had hundreds of documents and folders listed, totally...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 2,172
Posted By RoWin7
OOps,

OOps,
Forum: Themes and Styles 16 Oct 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 2,842
Posted By RoWin7
This is an old thread, but I'm posting the answer...

This is an old thread, but I'm posting the answer for future users.

"selected text" is not = to desktop icons. It's text you highlight while reading or copying.

Open Control Panel>...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Oct 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By RoWin7
Thanks. I have 60 programs and the x86 and x64...

Thanks. I have 60 programs and the x86 and x64 folders contain only 5.4 GB.
My Windows folder is only 22 GB. So let's look...
Forum: News 14 Oct 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 2,988
Posted By RoWin7
Just curious why MS would be sending me updates...

Just curious why MS would be sending me updates almost daily instead of only on Tuesdays.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Oct 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By RoWin7
Would it be possible to make the graphic a little...

Would it be possible to make the graphic a little bigger in an image editing program? Or even just blow up the numerical part?
Forum: Tutorials 03 Oct 2017
Replies: 288
Views: 3,480,476
Posted By RoWin7
I'm really confused now. Can I can still access...

I'm really confused now. Can I can still access "him" through the other 7 methods if I just remove "his" desktop?
Forum: Tutorials 03 Oct 2017
Replies: 288
Views: 3,480,476
Posted By RoWin7
I wonder how you keep track of the hundreds of...

I wonder how you keep track of the hundreds of threads you have going on 3 websites, and know which need new replies. Excel spreadsheet? You posted between my 2 posts!
Forum: Tutorials 03 Oct 2017
Replies: 288
Views: 3,480,476
Posted By RoWin7
I don't know where to restore to. As this machine...

I don't know where to restore to. As this machine is only 6 months old, I've applied changes very densely.

That account is unusable as is because the screen is black. I'd rather just remove it so...
Forum: Customization 30 Sep 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,807
Posted By RoWin7
Icons also get jiggled when you go to Safe Mode....

Icons also get jiggled when you go to Safe Mode. I use a utility called DesktopRestore.
Desktop Restore (64-bit) free Download (https://softwiki.net/Desktop_Restore_64-bit.html)
Forum: General Discussion 30 Sep 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By RoWin7
I use a double hyphen instead.

I use a double hyphen instead.
Forum: General Discussion 30 Sep 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,014
Posted By RoWin7
I removed Libraries altogether and I sort my data...

I removed Libraries altogether and I sort my data like in Win XP. My Documents, Videos and Graphics are folders on my D (Data) partition, but you can put them anywhere on the C drive you want, or...
Forum: Tutorials 30 Sep 2017
Replies: 323
Views: 1,658,846
Posted By RoWin7
DiskPart is fine. I prefers one that's tried and...

DiskPart is fine. I prefers one that's tried and true.

I've put off formatting that machine and installing Win 7 for months. I think I can face it now. If I turn it into a huge doorstop, and can...
Forum: Tutorials 29 Sep 2017
Replies: 288
Views: 3,480,476
Posted By RoWin7
No, I used Option #1 to set up the Hidden Admin...

No, I used Option #1 to set up the Hidden Admin as a separate user. It(he/she?) has its own desktop and access to the filing system, etc. But now the desktop is black and unresponsive with just the...
Forum: Tutorials 29 Sep 2017
Replies: 323
Views: 1,658,846
Posted By RoWin7
I didn't know I could run Diskpart from the...

I didn't know I could run Diskpart from the installation disk. I've never had to wipe a disk so thoroughly before, only my own disks.

The support staff has been helping me. You went to my...
Forum: Tutorials 29 Sep 2017
Replies: 323
Views: 1,658,846
Posted By RoWin7
I've been gone from this discussion a few days. ...

I've been gone from this discussion a few days.

I'll have to skip the Ubuntu. I'm not familiar with that, and I would be back here asking 10 questions again. And she doesn't want any data from the...
Forum: Software 28 Sep 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 549
Posted By RoWin7
Install Skype using Elevated Command Prompt

How would I install Skype using the Elevated Command Prompt?

This is the original problem, starting with Post # 67:
Elevated Command Prompt - Page 7 - Windows 7 Help Forums...
Forum: Tutorials 28 Sep 2017
Replies: 288
Views: 3,480,476
Posted By RoWin7
I used the Hidden Admin a few times successfully,...

I used the Hidden Admin a few times successfully, not from the cmd prompt, but as another user with its own desktop. Now that screen is totally black and unresponsive and the only thing that works is...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Sep 2017
Replies: 101
Views: 376,912
Posted By RoWin7
You're brilliant, Brink. I also suspect you're...

You're brilliant, Brink. I also suspect you're retired. Do you run eightforums and tenforums single-handedly too?

About the skinny white body and strange head--they do great things with plastic...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Sep 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By RoWin7
*You're traveling through another dimension, a...

*You're traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That's the signpost up ahead...
Forum: News 26 Sep 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 3,139
Posted By RoWin7
If all these companies who are breached had to...

If all these companies who are breached had to pay heavy fines, they'd up their security. Instead they just say "sorry" and return to business-as-usual. Equifax knew about the virus long before they...
Forum: Tutorials 25 Sep 2017
Replies: 945
Views: 4,749,000
Posted By RoWin7
Actually, it's Rochelle. Many thanks

Actually, it's Rochelle.
Many thanks
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