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Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jun 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,966
Posted By leejosepho
...and I have found him: I will post an...

...and I have found him:

I will post an update after I have complete repairs.
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jun 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,942
Posted By leejosepho
For things like that, I just boot into a "Live...

For things like that, I just boot into a "Live CD" of Linux Puppy and delete whatever I wish, then go back into Windows and use Ccleaner to clean the registry.

Puppy Linux Community Home - Getting...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jun 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,114
Posted By leejosepho
Funny things that are not funny can happen, and...

Funny things that are not funny can happen, and there might be a way to get it straightened out. For example, try using one or more of the many formatting utilities that can make a flash drive...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Jun 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 2,112
Posted By leejosepho
I have used SyncToy to do that kind of thing, but...

I have used SyncToy to do that kind of thing, but I do not know whether it can do that automatically or always needs to be started manually:
https://www.google.com/search?q=windows+7+sync+toy
Forum: Software 08 Jun 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By leejosepho
Ccleaner has 'Tools > Startup' where you can ...

Ccleaner has 'Tools > Startup' where you can select what you either do or do not want to automatically start along with Windows, Browsers and/or various other things. Most software authors seem to...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jun 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,598
Posted By leejosepho
Just guessing here, but yes, you might have to...

Just guessing here, but yes, you might have to delete that partition and let Win7 re-make it in whatever way it wishes...just please do not do that until somewhere here who actually knows says that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Jun 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,114
Posted By leejosepho
Here is where Puppy Linux occasionally comes in...

Here is where Puppy Linux occasionally comes in quite handily for me:
https://www.google.com/search?q=linux+puppy
Download latest Puppy Linux release...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jun 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,966
Posted By leejosepho
Update: I have used bootsect both in XP and in...

Update: I have used bootsect both in XP and in Win7 to write and/or re-write /nt52 at the beginning of (each first partition of) each of my four hard drives, and bootsect reported success in each...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 May 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,966
Posted By leejosepho
Different partitions managers use different terms...

Different partitions managers use different terms and even handle/allow/make certain types differently, but what I have is all consistent with MS-DOS fdisk and its maximum of either four primaries or...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 May 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,966
Posted By leejosepho
The forum software re-arranged my order there, so...

The forum software re-arranged my order there, so here again is the most-relevant screen shot:
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 May 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,966
Posted By leejosepho
Ah, okay. I had not realized you were looking...

Ah, okay. I had not realized you were looking for the top part!

I have several screens shots to add some overall perspective on some of the challenges of multi-booting, and I will post the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 May 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,966
Posted By leejosepho
Okay, but the result is the same...

Okay, but the result is the same...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 May 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,966
Posted By leejosepho
Understood, and the problem here is not about...

Understood, and the problem here is not about boot order. The problem here is that Win7 has somehow made it impossible to ignore, jump past or overwrite its MBR code pointing to bootmgr so I can go...
Forum: General Discussion 30 May 2015
Replies: 40
Views: 7,677
Posted By leejosepho
For example I have other Windows 7 disk (I...

For example I have other Windows 7 disk (I borrowed my friend's disk which it came from a case with a different product key) but I am gonna use my product key which is found on my CPU Case.. would...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 May 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,966
Posted By leejosepho
Still looking for a solution here, and Windows 7...

Still looking for a solution here, and Windows 7 is still the culprit. Following another recent Win7 update, something has again been done to my boot drive and now my ntldr for XP only works every...
Forum: General Discussion 30 May 2015
Replies: 40
Views: 7,677
Posted By leejosepho
Go to...

Go to https://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/370429-windows-7-hp-corrupt-registry-c-reg-needs-d-coa-torn.html#post3070185 and download the Microsoft services (http://1drv.ms/1HvvTs4)...
Forum: General Discussion 29 May 2015
Replies: 40
Views: 7,677
Posted By leejosepho
When you get there, select "Command Prompt" and...

When you get there, select "Command Prompt" and try what the guy in the video has mentioned:

All of that amounts to this:
1. Go to the command prompt and type 'chkdsk /r' without those quote...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 May 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 775
Posted By leejosepho
You might need to tell your browser where to send...

You might need to tell your browser where to send (what program to use for) the e-mail request, and/or you might also have to look for "Set Program Access and Defaults" either in your Windows Start...
Forum: General Discussion 22 May 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,482
Posted By leejosepho
Doing a thorough cleanup and defrag beforehand...

Doing a thorough cleanup and defrag beforehand and only from within Win7 is important.


Very bad idea. No two partitioners ever doing things exactly alike, and that makes them incompatible...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 May 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 7,913
Posted By leejosepho
All of my machines have one VGA only, and I work...

All of my machines have one VGA only, and I work around that by adding a video card. At that point, I can use either the VGA or the HDMI of the video card to connect a second monitor and then tell...
Forum: System Security 22 May 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,999
Posted By leejosepho
I know very few technical details in comparison...

I know very few technical details in comparison to what that expert likely knows, but I whole-heartedly agree. I switched to Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) quite some time ago and have never...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 May 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 7,913
Posted By leejosepho
At least you do not need a new graphics card. My...

At least you do not need a new graphics card. My old machines only have VGA out.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 May 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 7,913
Posted By leejosepho
Maybe try putting an HDMI-to-VGA adapter on the...

Maybe try putting an HDMI-to-VGA adapter on the end of that cable so you have VGA at both ends.
Forum: Chillout Room 21 May 2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,093
Posted By leejosepho
Ah, maybe that explains why they are now being...

Ah, maybe that explains why they are now being aggressive with me about trying to collect an early-disconnect fee after they had broken our deal -- breach of contract -- and I had cancelled...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 May 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By leejosepho
I will proceed and I will definitely do that and...

I will proceed and I will definitely do that and report back. I have no problem with using my old pre-XP Windows keys on more than one of my own hobby machines for entertainment or utility purposes,...
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