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Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 11 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 4,148
Posted By Drachenstein
I downgraded today to Windows Media Player 11,...

I downgraded today to Windows Media Player 11, but I didn't get my shiny buttons on the player back (strange) :rolleyes: so I activated WMP 12 again.



Now I'm trying two things in parallel:
...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 10 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 4,148
Posted By Drachenstein
Where's the nice design of Windows Media Player 11 ?

Hi folks

With Windows 7 and Windows Media Player 12 I really miss the design of Windows Player 11. It was so beautiful and I loved it.

I checked all skins available, but I did not find a...
Forum: Media Center 01 Dec 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 40,692
Posted By Drachenstein
:cry: Sure that's possible. But it has...

:cry:

Sure that's possible. But it has nothing to do with the problem...


If I start the MP without a movie, it starts with the Library view which seems to be okay.

But everytime I...
Forum: Media Center 30 Nov 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 40,692
Posted By Drachenstein
Did anybody find out a solution already? ...

Did anybody find out a solution already?

This small default size of the Media Player's window really sucks.... especially with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1200.

It's about the size of 50%...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 265,365
Posted By Drachenstein
The UAC is not a bad thing at all. The only thing...

The UAC is not a bad thing at all. The only thing I miss is the possibility to apply permissions selective on specific programs.
Forum: General Discussion 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 75
Views: 12,198
Posted By Drachenstein
As i said: For Germany (and due to the...

As i said: For Germany (and due to the harmonizations I guess for all EC countries) this law applies.
Forum: General Discussion 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 75
Views: 12,198
Posted By Drachenstein
The upgrade media was for the original computer,...

The upgrade media was for the original computer, provided by that manufacturer. It's not for use with any other system, especially not one from a different manufacturer.[/QUOTE]
For Germany (and due...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 265,365
Posted By Drachenstein
I understand your frustration. I'm not crazy...

I understand your frustration. I'm not crazy about libraries either because I'm somewhat of a control freak when it comes to my folder organization, but it's a nice feature to have if you have...
Forum: System Security 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 15,397
Posted By Drachenstein
@subsonic: yeah, that's what I heard too. Looks...

@subsonic: yeah, that's what I heard too. Looks I'll go to install this tomorrow - thanks!

@Qdos: well, there's the WF as well. Do you think with the Sphynx Windows7 Firewall in addtion (should I...
Forum: System Security 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 15,397
Posted By Drachenstein
Prevent programs to access internet (home calls)

Sorry, if this question was answered already, couldn't find it. Maybe somebody could give me a quick hint.

I don't really need a firewall (I use a router).


I'm looking just for something...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 11,113
Posted By Drachenstein
Maybe the situation is a bit more "relaxed" in...

Maybe the situation is a bit more "relaxed" in Europe compared to the U.S.

I'd better not go into detail, but the so called "unbundling", the separation from software from the hardware, is at...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 11,113
Posted By Drachenstein
:roflmao:

:roflmao:
Forum: Tutorials 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 494
Views: 1,287,240
Posted By Drachenstein
I was so disappointed that the UAC in Windows 7...

I was so disappointed that the UAC in Windows 7 still has no "exception" possibilities for trusted programs. Or a function like available in Zone Alarm like "remember", "always" or "never for this...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 11,113
Posted By Drachenstein
... only with the help of nice people in forums...

... only with the help of nice people in forums ;)



Yeah, Seven is cool. In this moment I just try the hint of a different thread in order to excempt specific progs from the annoying UAC... I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 11,113
Posted By Drachenstein
GOOD NEWS! After all now it's done - I'm...

GOOD NEWS!

After all now it's done - I'm running on Windows 7!

The in-place upgrade using an OEM version did work without problems - although I had a shock after the purchase because it said...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 8,957
Posted By Drachenstein
Dear all I think now it's absolutely clear,...

Dear all

I think now it's absolutely clear, in the German part of Microsoft TechNet they told me the following (see here for the original thread:...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 11,113
Posted By Drachenstein
Wow, so great to hear, that's music in my ears :)...

Wow, so great to hear, that's music in my ears :) - THANKS!

So I'll order a OEM version tonight, yupiieee!!

There's a shop that sells the Ultimate OEM for $119 where you only get the key and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Nov 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 8,957
Posted By Drachenstein
.... seems to be a clear case of WAF (Windows...

.... seems to be a clear case of WAF (Windows Account Fetishism) :roflmao:
(just kidding)


cheers - Wolfgang
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 11,113
Posted By Drachenstein
Actually I would like to buy the ordinary OEM /...

Actually I would like to buy the ordinary OEM / OSB / SB version.

Does anyone know if the in-place upgrade to Windows 7 is possible with this version?

Thanks a lot!

Wolfgang
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Nov 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 8,957
Posted By Drachenstein
Wow, Kari, that's interesting. That was my...

Wow, Kari, that's interesting.

That was my confusion. Now I understand, that despite the installed language(s) that transform the OS to a specific language (or more, depending on the user)...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Nov 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 8,957
Posted By Drachenstein
Hi Kari Thanks for the nice welcome and...

Hi Kari

Thanks for the nice welcome and your answer!

So this does also apply for the Ultimate versions of Vista and Win 7? My hope was that they're kind of "multilingual". :(


Yes, I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 11,113
Posted By Drachenstein
Thanks for the hint, you're absolutely right. And...

Thanks for the hint, you're absolutely right. And I'm aware about the pros and cons regarding OEM and retail versions. Usually notebooks I buy will have the OS already installed, I just need to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Nov 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 8,957
Posted By Drachenstein
Upgrade Vista Ultimate -> Windows 7: OS Language

Hello

My Notebook comes from the U.S. with Vista Ultimate. Now I want to upgrade to Windows 7 Ultimate here in Europe.

I heard that an in-place upgrade to Windows 7 is only possible within...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 11,113
Posted By Drachenstein
Hey Greg, thanks for your answer! Strange,...

Hey Greg, thanks for your answer!

Strange, but the OEM retail (full-) version is cheaper than the official Upgrade version :confused:

Therefore I'd prefer to get the OEM version. But I was...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 11,113
Posted By Drachenstein
In-place upgrade with retail / OEM / OSB / SB versions?

Hello

Is the in-place upgrade to Windows 7 possible with

a) retail versions
b) OEM / OSB / SB version?

Or do I have to buy this special "upgrade version"?

I only get contradictorily...
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