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Forum: General Discussion 11 Nov 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By lonwinters
Thanks for the fast responses - it's good to know...

Thanks for the fast responses - it's good to know I have options. It's true that the ISO with SP1 will be a bit more efficient - I have the Win 7 HP Family Pack that I got when 7 was released - so...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Nov 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By lonwinters
That's plenty of info for me to go on. I just ran...

That's plenty of info for me to go on. I just ran into another situation where I connected another external drive and had to reset permissions - finally was able to do it without a lot of trial and...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Nov 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By lonwinters
Does a Windows 7 Home Premium DVD contain all the versions of the OS,

I bought a laptop thatshipped with Vista and it was close enough to the Win 7 release that I qualifiedfor a free upgrade to 7. MS sent me a download link, Product Key, and an optionto have the disc...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,469
Posted By lonwinters
Iím going to mark this assolved and I thank you...

Iím going to mark this assolved and I thank you all very much for your input. For now, everything seemsto be running fine and stable using Windows 7 64. I installed from the AdobeCreative Cloud,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Oct 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By lonwinters
Very good - what you postedis consistent with my...

Very good - what you postedis consistent with my experience and thus, makes much sense! I often post lengthyquestions and really appreciate when someone takes the time to read and respondto the whole...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Oct 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 35,182
Posted By lonwinters
This is an old thread but I just wanted to say...

This is an old thread but I just wanted to say thanks to the OP for posting your solution - so many people do figure out posted problems and often don't post the fix, or sometimes they just say they...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Oct 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By lonwinters
Folder Permissions and Home Networking with Windows 7

Hello Ė I have twogeneralized questions that arenít related in this context, but I hope itís OK Iinclude them both in the same thread. They do both pertain to general Windows 7functionality and if...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,469
Posted By lonwinters
I have my computer back from the fix-it shop...

I have my computer back from the fix-it shop finally. Ran Speccy, and currently still doing research to find out what it all means. First time every though I can not only see the CPU temp but the...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Sep 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,469
Posted By lonwinters
Thank you for the quick and informative...

Thank you for the quick and informative responses. I will check out the resources as soon as I am able. And yes you did read the post correctly I have for non working desktops and 1 non working...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Sep 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,469
Posted By lonwinters
Please clarify a couple points of basic windows 64-bit

Up until recently I've always used 32 bit operating systems. After my quad core system went poof I obtained and older Pentium D duo 64-bit machine and installed windows 7 home premium 64. Also using...
Forum: Software 19 Jul 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,970
Posted By lonwinters
Same here, I may start out in Notepad, but...

Same here, I may start out in Notepad, but usually want some formatting before too long. Notepad++ is a nice text editor if you ever need more than what Notepad does. I use it for quick HTML edits or...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Jul 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By lonwinters
That's pretty good detail, thank you! But a...

That's pretty good detail, thank you! But a couple specifics. As stated, on computer A, I went to create or join a network in the sharing center. It already had the default Network 1, but I made up...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jul 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By lonwinters
Home Network Basic Configuration

I have a few questions about simple WIndows 7 home networking. First, here are the various elements I have encounterd (let's leave any domain stuff out of this for now). There's the Workgroup, the...
Forum: Software 30 Dec 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2,970
Posted By lonwinters
With such a nice graphic in your sig, I know you...

With such a nice graphic in your sig, I know you ain't dumb!

Interesting point about the competition with Word. IIRC, there was a time when Word was included with Windows, but maybe it was only...
Forum: Software 30 Dec 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2,970
Posted By lonwinters
Wordpad - what's the point, what's the use?

I've read about 10 posts on Wordpad. Various questions, various answers. Sometimes I do get carried away with things that aren't that important in the grand scheme of things, and this is one of those...
Forum: Software 30 Dec 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,222
Posted By lonwinters
I've wrested with this very thing for a long...

I've wrested with this very thing for a long time. My issue is fun. I like a less cluttered application because it seems simpler and more fun. Also, I like faster loading. Yes, it's only 5 more...
Forum: Themes and Styles 30 Dec 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 8,896
Posted By lonwinters
My sincerest apologies to those of you who...

My sincerest apologies to those of you who responded to my question and the community as a whole. I am sorry for not acknowledging your responses when you took the time out to help me. It's always...
Forum: Themes and Styles 21 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 8,896
Posted By lonwinters
Is there an Aero High Contrast Theme available?

Hello all, long time reader, first time poster. Have found much valuable information on this forum. But this one eludes me.

Simply, I would like a High Contrast Theme for Windows 7 and retain...
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