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Forum: General Discussion 03 Oct 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 44,536
Posted By acerman64
problem with taskbackground........

I would like to join this thread and solve it using Idolon's technique. My regedit skills are virtually nill and I'm not at all acquainted with how to reach the keys that needed editing. Can someone...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 2,026
Posted By acerman64
ICit2LOL, thanks for your reply. The SSD I have...

ICit2LOL, thanks for your reply. The SSD I have in mind is a 500GB "SATA 6GB/s compatible with 3Gb/s" unit. My current HDD is a 1 TB and has two partitions (attachment). From what you wrote, it...
Forum: System Security 19 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 2,048
Posted By acerman64
I think I read that it is no longer available on...

I think I read that it is no longer available on the web....something about its not being secure?
Forum: General Discussion 19 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 2,026
Posted By acerman64
granting another user access to an account with 'admin' privileges

I'm going to let a technician have my Windows 7 64bit PC in order to do clone the HDD to a SSD and then replace the HDD with the SSD. I think the techn wants an admin level account. I am concerned...
Forum: System Security 18 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 2,048
Posted By acerman64
password protecting folders/files in Windows 7 (64 bit)

Just wondering if anyone knew of a good way to do this. I'm pretty sure this capability is not available in Windows 7 for some reason.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 Feb 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,466
Posted By acerman64
I read that if you have a POP3 account that it...

I read that if you have a POP3 account that it won't work. I found that POP3 was greyed out. But when I select 'test message' it says something about logging on to POP3 mail server....I guess this...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 Feb 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,466
Posted By acerman64
.....And before I forget, how do you change the...

.....And before I forget, how do you change the offline cached setting which was highlighted in one of the two refs your reply included, i.e. " Outlook 2013 will only export the OFFLINE CACHED DATA...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 Feb 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,466
Posted By acerman64
Hi and thanks for trying to answer this! It...

Hi and thanks for trying to answer this!

It leads to a coupla additional questions. I notice that I have one file in the default Outlook file folder I called feb_backup.pst which I suspect is the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Feb 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,466
Posted By acerman64
Exporting from Outlook 2013

I'm curious about what gets exported to a 'pst' file when I click on "Personal" and combine it with the instruction to incorporate sub-folders. Is 'archive' a sub-folder? Do the archived emails...
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,707
Posted By acerman64
Thanks for the interesting interpretations of my...

Thanks for the interesting interpretations of my original inquiry. Attached is a screenshot. It has always seemed a bit anomalous that someone would be making a backup on the same media which came...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Feb 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,714
Posted By acerman64
Percentage of Disc To Allocate To Restore Files

I have a 1TB hdd which came compartmentalized when I got my Acer w/ a C and D drive. So far, I've just used the C drive with a total size of 453GB, 347GB being free. The D drive has used 1GB of the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,707
Posted By acerman64
Not to put too fine a point on it, but using your...

Not to put too fine a point on it, but using your own example, if all I want is to "Restore point created: 2 jan 2014 5:10" what do I need to do, just click on the reference to it in the restore...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,707
Posted By acerman64
I guess that addressed my concern. So, just to...

I guess that addressed my concern. So, just to get this straight: if I want to restore to a previous date in time and there were more than one restore point preceding that date's, I would restore it...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,707
Posted By acerman64
removing restore points in windows 7

I found my disk getting a bit heavy with files which turned out to be the large number of restore points. I found I could remove all but the last using 'windows cleanup' but I wonder if going forward...
Forum: Tutorials 06 Jan 2014
Replies: 205
Views: 994,065
Posted By acerman64
Hi, I haven't begun working on it per se. I...

Hi,

I haven't begun working on it per se. I put it on hold as I had other things come to the fore. I will reply again after I've been able to return to this.

Thank you!!
Forum: Tutorials 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 205
Views: 994,065
Posted By acerman64
It looks as thought you posted your reply while I...

It looks as thought you posted your reply while I was preparing mine immediately above.
Forum: Tutorials 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 205
Views: 994,065
Posted By acerman64
Hi, So, I'm going to try to make sense out...

Hi,

So, I'm going to try to make sense out of this for myself. Here is the three pronged approach you provided:

1. Create a new administrator account, and log in to it.

2. ...
Forum: Tutorials 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 205
Views: 994,065
Posted By acerman64
If I am logged in to my MU account...

If I am logged in to my MU account (c:\User\Standard User) and delete the SU account (c:\User\Major User) won't that also delete everything stored under c:\User\Major User?
Forum: Tutorials 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 205
Views: 994,065
Posted By acerman64
Hi, I'm sorry but now I'm the one who's...

Hi,

I'm sorry but now I'm the one who's confused.

Could you run this one by me again.

Remember this is what I want:

Currently the account named "Major User" has folder...
Forum: Tutorials 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 205
Views: 994,065
Posted By acerman64
Sure (and thanks for the understanding)....to...

Sure (and thanks for the understanding)....to recap, I created the SU account, logged in and found the desktop was anything but like MU's. I have dozens of folders and shortcuts on my MU desktop (I...
Forum: Tutorials 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 205
Views: 994,065
Posted By acerman64
In terms of having attempted the tutorial's...

In terms of having attempted the tutorial's steps, not as yet. It/they seemed to be relevant to just wanting to make a change in a single instance, as I glanced over it really quickly. In my case,...
Forum: Tutorials 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 205
Views: 994,065
Posted By acerman64
My situation is a bit more complicated. When I...

My situation is a bit more complicated. When I first got my new computer, I created an account "Major User" (we'll call it "MU" later on in this post to help with the typing) with admin privs. Some...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Dec 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,510
Posted By acerman64
Using your reference number, it seems adequate. ...

Using your reference number, it seems adequate.
After I totally powered down and then powered up again (as the final experiment), the files were still in the RB. So I guess I would also write the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Dec 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,510
Posted By acerman64
I checked the 'properties' of the RB and it's not...

I checked the 'properties' of the RB and it's not selected, so I guess not.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Dec 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,510
Posted By acerman64
Hi - I thought I would see whether this was STILL...

Hi - I thought I would see whether this was STILL going on and a) logged off and on again and b)tried 'sleep' mode and then logging back. The good news is the files are still in the Recycle Bin....
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