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Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By dg1261
That's a known problem with the "Fast Startup"...

That's a known problem with the "Fast Startup" feature introduced in Win8/10. I'm guessing you probably didn't disable "Fast Startup" before rebooting into Win7, so it caused file system corruption....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By dg1261
If johnhoh's suggestion isn't good enough for...

If johnhoh's suggestion isn't good enough for your purposes, you might take a look at Uwe Sieber's USBDLM (https://www.uwe-sieber.de/usbdlm_e.html) ("USB Drive Letter Manager"). It installs as a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By dg1261
Well, to be honest, it's been long enough that I...

Well, to be honest, it's been long enough that I had forgotten which settings were associated with what. In the interest of full disclosure, though, I had just reinstalled a Win7 VM last month and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By dg1261
Regarding your first issue, I think you're...

Regarding your first issue, I think you're probably referring to Windows 7 "Snap" (to edge).

For the second issue, if you're talking about the folder and filenames in an Explorer window, try...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 1,328
Posted By dg1261
VagrantV, you might try hovering your mouse over...

VagrantV, you might try hovering your mouse over the large green and yellow spaces on the block map, and a tooltip should tell you what occupies those spaces.

But I'm not optimistic that's going...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By dg1261
I don't think the devices listed in post #1 are...

I don't think the devices listed in post #1 are for quite the purpose you need. A KVM switch would be better, such as this one (https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817399045). (I'm...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 12 Feb 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 2,592
Posted By dg1261
+1 for that. That's the same model I'm using.

+1 for that. That's the same model I'm using.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 12 Feb 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 2,592
Posted By dg1261
I'm not sure whether this is relevant, but for...

I'm not sure whether this is relevant, but for high-powered computer equipment I try to find a UPS with active PFC (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_factor#Switched-mode_power_supplies)....
Forum: System Security 06 Feb 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By dg1261
I don't think you can disable it because their...

I don't think you can disable it because their increasingly stringent security algorithms impose it as a kind of de facto "two factor authentication" ("2FA") in the absence of you specifying some...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Jan 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By dg1261
It's not clear what your objective is, but I...

It's not clear what your objective is, but I suspect you're after the wrong thing. I think you probably want an image, not a clone.

A clone is a duplicate of the original disk, and is of use only...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Jan 2019
Replies: 72
Views: 1,425
Posted By dg1261
Paul, remember he doesn't have Win7 on the...

Paul, remember he doesn't have Win7 on the computer at the moment.

aarpy, if you found the product key label in the battery compartment, it should state on the label which Windows edition it...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Jan 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By dg1261
Well, you can't install patches individually...

Well, you can't install patches individually anymore, anyway, so your question is moot. It's all or nothing, though you have two choices of what "all" means. For each month you can install all...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jan 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 2,067
Posted By dg1261
That's good to hear. Thanks for posting back and...

That's good to hear. Thanks for posting back and letting us know how it turned out.
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jan 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 2,067
Posted By dg1261
Well, in assorted places your batch file sets an...

Well, in assorted places your batch file sets an environment variable per "set drive=F:\Saved Game Files\(etc)..." and then uses that env var in the backup command. So what you need to do somehow is...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Jan 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By dg1261
In addition to the other advice you're getting,...

In addition to the other advice you're getting, note that after a clean install you have to install the Dell drivers...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jan 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 2,067
Posted By dg1261
You can see all the environment variables by...

You can see all the environment variables by opening a command-prompt window and typing "set".

I'm not sure, but I think %appdata% may universally be the ..\appdata\roaming folder and...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jan 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 2,067
Posted By dg1261
For troubleshooting purposes, temporarily precede...

For troubleshooting purposes, temporarily precede the "%backupcmd% ..." lines in the 4 and 5 subsections with "echo %backupcmd% ..." This will tell the script to echo on screen what command it's...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jan 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 2,067
Posted By dg1261
Correct. Where you have: IF %M%==1 set...

Correct. Where you have:
IF %M%==1 set drive=F:\Save Game Files\Goes Back To Steam Userdata
set backupcmd=xcopy /s /r /y /k /v /e /i
%backupcmd% "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\userdata" "%drive%"...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jan 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 2,067
Posted By dg1261
The problem is right after the command:SET /P...

The problem is right after the command:SET /P M=Type 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 then press ENTER:

That command tells the batch file to get the user's selection (1-6), but then there are no subsequent...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jan 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1,006
Posted By dg1261
Easily done. In the 2002 version of Publisher,...

Easily done. In the 2002 version of Publisher, just change the default file location under Tools->Options:

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Forum: Software 13 Dec 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,711
Posted By dg1261
The HBCDx.iso is just like any ordinary image of...

The HBCDx.iso is just like any ordinary image of a bootable DVD. You can burn the .iso to a DVD to recreate a bootable DVD, or you can use something like the popular Rufus utility to convert it to a...
Forum: Software 11 Dec 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,294
Posted By dg1261
In the regular, interactive GE interface, the...

In the regular, interactive GE interface, the imagery date is shown at the bottom of the screen. In the tour, it tells in the lower right corner when the satellite imagery was last updated. It seems...
Forum: Software 10 Dec 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,294
Posted By dg1261
Wither, you can do some neat stuff with GE....

Wither, you can do some neat stuff with GE. Here's an example of how I use it: "IRONMAN Boulder 70.3 Triathlon - Google Earth flyover" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ag6bidNwUk)

My daughter is...
Forum: Software 08 Dec 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,294
Posted By dg1261
I've run into that problem recently. Your GE...

I've run into that problem recently. Your GE version is too old. It seems the GE server (that provides all the maps) has started refusing to authenticate connections from older versions.

In my...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Dec 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By dg1261
My three go-to utilities are VirtualDub,...

My three go-to utilities are VirtualDub, Screen2Avi, and Camstudio. All are free, and all are portable, "no-install" utilities.

The reason I use three is because none is perfect, so it depends on...
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