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Forum: Customization 19 Jun 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 2,653
Posted By pjd
I hate to necropost - but, has anyone found a...

I hate to necropost - but, has anyone found a gadget to show the number of instances of a program currently running on its taskbar icon. XP and Vista had it. The overlapping icons are hard to see...
Forum: Software 08 May 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By pjd
found an ahk exe that does what exactly what I...

found an ahk exe that does what exactly what I want
Forum: Software 08 May 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By pjd
In Firefox, Chrome and Edge if I hover on...

In Firefox, Chrome and Edge if I hover on something like the 'this' I posted I see that target URL at bottom left of the browser window, viz

398570

Maybe you need a a tutorial on browser usage...
Forum: Software 08 May 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By pjd
Run Program - R U Sure ?

I want something like this (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/80605-applications-prevent-running-specified-programs.html), but rather than disallowing a program I want something that asks "Are...
Forum: Software 19 May 2015
Replies: 102
Views: 167,572
Posted By pjd
I like a clean desktop so I use this Skwire...

I like a clean desktop so I use this Skwire Empire sWeather (http://skwire.dcmembers.com/fp/?page=sweather) runs in the tray/notify zone

I thought I read gadgets posed a security threat

pjd
Forum: Tutorials 07 Jan 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 184,714
Posted By pjd
Hi, I ran the batch file three days ago,...

Hi,

I ran the batch file three days ago, I've shutdown, restarted or logged-off/on several times since - and the Jump lists are NOT getting repopulated, yet the MRU lists in Word, PDF xChange,...
Forum: Virtualization 28 Oct 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,168
Posted By pjd
@oneeyed - thanks for the suggestions I...

@oneeyed - thanks for the suggestions

I already use Sandboxie to test software of questionable provenance. And I am familiar with what cameyo and PortableApps do. Mainly I want to be to have an...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Oct 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,295
Posted By pjd
@jimbo45 - This sounds like the fulfilment of the...

@jimbo45 - This sounds like the fulfilment of the wish I posted in this thread ==>> https://www.sevenforums.com/virtualization/350220-some-basic-questions-re-virtual-machine.html



Care to...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Oct 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,168
Posted By pjd
@andrew129260 - thanks for that, that tutorial...

@andrew129260 - thanks for that, that tutorial looks straightforward enough, much simpler that others I've read.

Although why the Documents folder is suggested as an appropriate place to install a...
Forum: Virtualization 26 Oct 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,168
Posted By pjd
Some Basic Questions re Virtual Machine

I would like to be able run a second instance of Windows 7 on the same computer. It seems the way to do that is to create a virtual machine

What alternatives are there and what are the pros and...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 3,364
Posted By pjd
I anticipated your cloaked link would be to a...

I anticipated your cloaked link would be to a thread about Disk Management.

If someone doesn't know how to take and post a screen shot, the chances are that they wont know where to find Disk...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 3,364
Posted By pjd
Nuh - its Health Active Primary Partition. ...

Nuh - its Health Active Primary Partition. Samsung 203WI

Suggest you tell folks what you want a screen of, before telling them how to take a screen shot. I'm guessing you want disk management,...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 3,364
Posted By pjd
@MilesAhead - Thanks, but sadly same deal -...

@MilesAhead - Thanks, but sadly same deal - delete 80 files from E: only 6 in the bin, delete the same 80 files from C: 80 in the bin.

I watched the recycle bin in explorer (I emptied it first) -...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,593
Posted By pjd
I would take ownership of the drive and...

I would take ownership of the drive and everything on it.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 3,364
Posted By pjd
Not all Deleted items show up in Recycle Bin

Windows 7-SP1

This is only happening on my internal data drive ( E: ), system drive ( C: ) and external drives ( F:, G & H: ) are OK.

If I delete up to 6 items in a single operation (folders,...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Feb 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 3,845
Posted By pjd
I have no idea if this is possible - why 'type...

I have no idea if this is possible - why 'type it' at all, maybe you can just 'say it'

pjd
Forum: General Discussion 21 Feb 2014
Replies: 75
Views: 6,935
Posted By pjd
I may have overlooked something obvious but......

I may have overlooked something obvious but... why not force a restart in Safe Mode from msconfig, much easier than hitting the required function key at exactly the right time - it will take effect...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Feb 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 3,490
Posted By pjd
They look interesting - I'll give them a try. ...

They look interesting - I'll give them a try.


I was hoping it would last me at least 10 years :eek:

I'm pretty convinced now that its something to do with Permissions - until yesterday I...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Feb 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,905
Posted By pjd
@Carwiz - as a matter of interest what did you...

@Carwiz - as a matter of interest what did you use to display those secret files

pjd
Forum: General Discussion 20 Feb 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 3,490
Posted By pjd
I don't have any of the four Sunday scans fix...

I don't have any of the four Sunday scans fix anything automatically. Anything they report I sort out manually via another scan. I should have mentioned this earlier, before I kick off the the four...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Feb 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 3,490
Posted By pjd
I do full scans with MalwareBytes, Trend Micro,...

I do full scans with MalwareBytes, Trend Micro, JRT and Adwclean every Sunday - any other suggestions are welcome. I run them hands off and just look at the logs, maybe I should run them by hand and...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Feb 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 3,490
Posted By pjd
The example I posted for .avi files has no User...

The example I posted for .avi files has no User Choice key

The example I previously posted in post #1 was for .zip, did have one, pointing at vlc, I deleted it but the check box is still greyed...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Feb 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 3,490
Posted By pjd
@Britton30 - no worries mate - because thanks to...

@Britton30 - no worries mate - because thanks to you I found something else that's probably related

The... Always use the selected program to open this kind of file... is greyed out on all file...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Feb 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By pjd
click the down arrow on the third icon from the...

click the down arrow on the third icon from the right, and select Large Icons - see attachment

pjd
Forum: General Discussion 20 Feb 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 3,490
Posted By pjd
How do you add/delete items to/from the shell...

How do you add/delete items to/from the shell menu Open With sub menu from there ?

pjd
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