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Forum: Customization 27 Dec 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,312
Posted By RP McIntosh
Do run Malwarebytes regularly, and don't have...

Do run Malwarebytes regularly, and don't have Kaspersky. Scans all come up clean. Guess I need to do a little more indepth exploration of what exactly the status is WHEN the problem appears--to see...
Forum: Customization 26 Dec 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,312
Posted By RP McIntosh
Trouble is, I don't think that's doable. First...

Trouble is, I don't think that's doable. First of all, it's "good" now. And it only goes "bad" when I fiddle with the display settings (or once when everything went black, and a box popped up and...
Forum: Customization 25 Dec 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,312
Posted By RP McIntosh
Thanks. Had tried that, but didn't seem to make...

Thanks. Had tried that, but didn't seem to make any difference.
Forum: Customization 22 Dec 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,312
Posted By RP McIntosh
Desktop Icon Text

I feel a bit embarrassed to ask this, but though relatively unimportant, it nonetheless is an annoyance for me. I have my desktop customized to my taste. It has a solid background, and the text...
Forum: Virtualization 18 Apr 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 3,426
Posted By RP McIntosh
Avast Antivirus in XP Mode

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 bit, and using XP Mode. Have been using MSE until recently, when it began giving me indications that it cannot update. When I download the manual update file,...
Forum: Tutorials 16 Apr 2016
Replies: 2,160
Views: 5,948,330
Posted By RP McIntosh
I think I may not have been clear as to what I...

I think I may not have been clear as to what I was asking. Let's take a hypothetical. Let's say I get a Windows 7 ISO file, and it is NOT as recent a build as what I have now. And let us suppose...
Forum: Virtualization 16 Apr 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 3,189
Posted By RP McIntosh
MS in XP Mode

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate, with XP Mode in a Virtual Machine. And I have Microsoft Security Essentials installed in the XP Mode. It has been working fine until a couple of days ago. When I...
Forum: Tutorials 16 Apr 2016
Replies: 2,160
Views: 5,948,330
Posted By RP McIntosh
I think I may not have been clear as to what I...

I think I may not have been clear as to what I was asking. Let's take a hypothetical. Let's say I get a Windows 7 ISO file, and it is NOT as recent a build as what I have now. And let us suppose...
Forum: Tutorials 15 Apr 2016
Replies: 2,160
Views: 5,948,330
Posted By RP McIntosh
OK. I'd certainly be willing to go through a...

OK. I'd certainly be willing to go through a slower and more lengthy process if I could salvage my installed data and programs. Are you saying that if I uninstalled SP1, then used an ISO file of...
Forum: Tutorials 14 Apr 2016
Replies: 2,160
Views: 5,948,330
Posted By RP McIntosh
OK. Understand. Would like your take on the...

OK. Understand. Would like your take on the following, which I found online. This set of instructions on making a Repair Install. It contains the following statement: "Many users have faced a...
Forum: Tutorials 13 Apr 2016
Replies: 2,160
Views: 5,948,330
Posted By RP McIntosh
OK. I've checked the registry, and my Windows 7...

OK. I've checked the registry, and my Windows 7 SP1 is build number 7601. So, are you saying that if I can locate a Windows 7 ISO file that is build number 7601 or later, it should work? I have no...
Forum: Tutorials 12 Apr 2016
Replies: 2,160
Views: 5,948,330
Posted By RP McIntosh
OK. Thanks. One final question (though I think...

OK. Thanks. One final question (though I think I already know the answer). Let's say I let my installation of Windows "age" a bit, so that it is a few months out of date. Would a repair install...
Forum: Tutorials 11 Apr 2016
Replies: 2,160
Views: 5,948,330
Posted By RP McIntosh
You certainly know a lot more about this process...

You certainly know a lot more about this process than I do, so please don't think I'm debating with you about this, but I just want to understand better, because there is something that I clearly do...
Forum: Tutorials 10 Apr 2016
Replies: 2,160
Views: 5,948,330
Posted By RP McIntosh
Thanks. Truth is, I wouldn't mind if the Repair...

Thanks. Truth is, I wouldn't mind if the Repair Install wasn't as current as my existing installation. If I could get Windows reinstalled, with IE 11 and Windows Update working, without losing all...
Forum: Tutorials 10 Apr 2016
Replies: 2,160
Views: 5,948,330
Posted By RP McIntosh
Thanks. Truth is, I'm not sure what I have. ...

Thanks. Truth is, I'm not sure what I have. When I was having trouble booting after restoring my image file, I did put the Windows DVD in the drive, and booted with it. It gave me an option to...
Forum: Tutorials 09 Apr 2016
Replies: 2,160
Views: 5,948,330
Posted By RP McIntosh
Thanks for replying. First, my apologies. I...

Thanks for replying. First, my apologies. I looked (mistakenly) at the Join Date, and thought that the last post was in 2008. Clearly not.

As to my questions, I need to first explain what my...
Forum: Tutorials 08 Apr 2016
Replies: 2,160
Views: 5,948,330
Posted By RP McIntosh
I'm not at all sure that I am posting in the...

I'm not at all sure that I am posting in the right place. I have several questions concerning details of doing a Repair Install of Windows 7. However, I note that the last post in this thread was...
Forum: Virtualization 02 Jun 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 5,872
Posted By RP McIntosh
Kari-- Thanks again for your continued...

Kari--

Thanks again for your continued help. I think I may have found the problem, but now I'm a bit perplexed after looking at the first link in your note.

What I did, and what happened: ...
Forum: Virtualization 01 Jun 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 5,872
Posted By RP McIntosh
Kari-- Thanks. Progress so far, limited,...

Kari--

Thanks. Progress so far, limited, but not zero. Here's what I did. First, started Windows XP and haa it shut down (as opposed to hibernate). Went to the Settings, and changed the Close...
Forum: Virtualization 31 May 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 5,872
Posted By RP McIntosh
Kari-- First, thanks very much for the...

Kari--

First, thanks very much for the offer of help. I've been browsing for a few days on the web about this problem, and had run across previous suggestions to delete the .vsv file. ...
Forum: Virtualization 29 May 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 5,872
Posted By RP McIntosh
XP Mode Integration Features Problem after Windows Update

Have been using Windows XP Mode with only minor problems for several years. Have experienced occasional problems with what appears to be a corrupted file or files. However, I have faithfully made a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Feb 2015
Replies: 28
Views: 5,492
Posted By RP McIntosh
Well, good news. Did the registry edit, and it...

Well, good news. Did the registry edit, and it fixed the problem. Can now access all the shared folders on either computer from the other. Still don't understand exactly why the Win 7 machine is...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Feb 2015
Replies: 28
Views: 5,492
Posted By RP McIntosh
Doctore-- Interesting. I found the same...

Doctore--

Interesting. I found the same two articles myself after posting the note. Since it looks EXACTLY like what I'm experiencing, I think it may be the answer. I'm comfortable editing the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Feb 2015
Replies: 28
Views: 5,492
Posted By RP McIntosh
Doctore-- OK. Went back to my sister's...

Doctore--

OK. Went back to my sister's house, and double checked everything again. I can't find anything different comparing how the two drives that are not accessible compare to the three drives...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Feb 2015
Replies: 28
Views: 5,492
Posted By RP McIntosh
Doctore-- Yes, I know that. That's what...

Doctore--

Yes, I know that. That's what makes it so frustrating. I've looked and looked. All five drives are configured identically in that Share tab. Yet, three of them are accessed with no...
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