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Forum: Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By ejdpop
Run 32-bit legacy program on 64-bit machine

I have upgraded to a 64-bit Windows 7 machine, and want to be able to run some 32-bit legacy programs that are incompatible with the new machine. Can this be done by installing Windows (7 or XP) on a...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 2,893
Posted By ejdpop
Thank you for the helpful information. It is more...

Thank you for the helpful information. It is more than I need!


To answer your questions:


: I have upgraded from 7Pro 32-bit to 7HP 64bit


: I marked it solved because one reader...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jul 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 2,893
Posted By ejdpop
Taskbar popups; how to suppress

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium, and it has a feature that I want to suppress. Namely, when I hover the pointer over one of the boxes in the taskbar, a little window pops up showing something of...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Feb 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By ejdpop
Forum: General Discussion 01 Feb 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By ejdpop
Administrator question

This seems to be an old topic, so I am making a new post. I found the following statement in another thread:

"In Windows 7, even when you are logged in as administrator, UAC no longer gives you...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Mar 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By ejdpop
This is apparently not as simple as I thought at...

This is apparently not as simple as I thought at first glance. I had forgotten about the Windows Update section in Control Panel; when I examined the history, I found repeated failures, two of them...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Mar 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By ejdpop
Repetitive upgrades?

This is a simple and apparently harmless issue, but I am curious. I will be upgrading to Windows 10 fairly soon.

Here's the question: Every time I use the Start/Shutdown menu to exit from windows,...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Mar 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 3,175
Posted By ejdpop
Thank you very much. I'll try it out.

Thank you very much. I'll try it out.
Forum: General Discussion 08 Mar 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 3,175
Posted By ejdpop
Preview pane in Windows Explorer, how to display various formats

Windows will display some formats in Windows Explorer's preview pane, such as .txt, .bmp, etc. However, there are several that it will not display, such as Open Office Writer documents. Is there a...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jun 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,407
Posted By ejdpop
Thanks for the very useful advice and links. That...

Thanks for the very useful advice and links. That was a piece of cake, and I will make a sticky so I'll know what to do next time.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jun 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,407
Posted By ejdpop
want to change back to single user login

I used to have just one login popup at login time, and all I had to do was enter the password. This was for a user account with administrator privileges. I somehow (forgot how) managed to add...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Nov 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,620
Posted By ejdpop
Porting Office to Windows 7

Thanks to strollin and fireberd for their very helpful replies. I'll make a few comments, and then mark this item as solved. I wanted the port in order to get Word, because although I have installed...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Nov 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,620
Posted By ejdpop
Porting Windows Office 2000 from XP to Windows 7

I have migrated to Windows 7 from XP, all except for Office 2000, which I would like to port to 7 if that is possible. I have the original XP disk with its product key, and I can get the product key...
Forum: Customization 27 Aug 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 22,712
Posted By ejdpop
Thanks, that does work. I had somehow got it to...

Thanks, that does work. I had somehow got it to work some time ago, but I don't remember how.
Forum: Customization 28 May 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 22,712
Posted By ejdpop
I typed in a brief note, and then clicked on...

I typed in a brief note, and then clicked on "Mark Solved", and the note vanished. Nuts. Thanks for the useful tips; I have it nearly solved now.
Forum: Customization 14 Sep 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 22,712
Posted By ejdpop
The link you give is flagged by WOT as being...

The link you give is flagged by WOT as being "unreliable", with numerous critical comments by other users. I'll give it a pass.
Forum: Customization 11 Sep 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 22,712
Posted By ejdpop
Show Desktop icon on left in taskbar

There are some old threads on this subject which are useful but have become dated, so, following instructions, I have decided to open a new thread. The Show Desktop button in W7 is over on the...
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