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Forum: Themes and Styles 06 May 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 2,976
Posted By RetiredEngineer
Looking for Windows 7 Default Wallpaper Pictures

The sudden death of my W7 machine pushed me into W10 on a new workstation. So far, everything seems to work as advertised, except I was not able to salvage the default W7 wallpaper pics, which,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Feb 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 626
Posted By RetiredEngineer
Removing OneDrive Desktop App Nag Box From Windows 7 Pro

I just started using W7 Pro, after using W7 Home Premium for ~10 years. There are some differences, so I better check with you folks before removing (uninstalling) the OneDrive Desktop App nag box,...
Forum: Customization 14 May 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,785
Posted By RetiredEngineer
An Additional Note Of Gratitude And Appreciation

Now that I've used your Semibold font fix for W7 Aero, I realize that you went well beyond the call of duty. Not only do all Toolbars display in Semibold, but every other user of this font in the...
Forum: Customization 12 May 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,785
Posted By RetiredEngineer
W7 Toolbars Are Now Readable For Me

Thank-you, Jerry, for the Segoe UI Semibold fix to Toolbar fonts in W7. My Toolbars now work as I need them to, and I can now read their text for extended periods without eyestrain.

Well done!
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Forum: Customization 24 Apr 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,785
Posted By RetiredEngineer
Hi Derek, I am most grateful for your...

Hi Derek,

I am most grateful for your attention to my reading problems. However, using icons alone looks to be too large a task at this point.

I should point out here that one of your...
Forum: Customization 22 Apr 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,785
Posted By RetiredEngineer
How to Change Toolbar Fonts in Windows Aero?

Hi Everyone,

Because of failing eyesight, I work best in Windows Aero if I can change all the display fonts from Segoe UI to Segoe UI Semibold. I can do this everywhere except for the Toolbar...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Apr 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By RetiredEngineer
Thank-you. You've solved my problem.

Thank-you. You've solved my problem.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Apr 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By RetiredEngineer
Hi pbcopter, I'm looking for the contents...

Hi pbcopter,

I'm looking for the contents of KB2641222. The KB webpage you noted does indeed contain two references to KB2641222. However, these are plain text, not live links.

Right now, I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Apr 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By RetiredEngineer
Where Can I Find Knowledge Base Article 2641222 ?

Hi everyone,

I run Windows 7 Home Premium x64.

I'm working on resolving CHKDSK problems such as (there are others):

"The object id index entry in file 0x19 points to file 0x3d4 but the...
Forum: Themes and Styles 04 Mar 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 723
Posted By RetiredEngineer
125% Message Boxes Spontaneously Change To 150% Boxes On Restart

I run Windows 7 Home Premium x64 (Classic Mode), with the Display enlarged uniformly to 125% because of vision problems I have with font types, sizes, and colors. I do not use Aero Mode.

My...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 616
Posted By RetiredEngineer
Windows 7 Classic Calibri 13 pt. Font Does Not Persist Across Reboots

Because of some eyesight problems, W7 Classic on a 1920x1080 pixel monitor at 125% resolution, with Calibri 13 pt. Icon and Message fonts, works best for me. However, W7 changes Calibri 13 pt. to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Mar 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,027
Posted By RetiredEngineer
Why Use System Protection On Drives Other Than C: ?

I've used Windows 7 Home Premium x64 since 2009. I understand how to use System Protection. However, what I don't understand is why it would be useful for drives other than C:, where Windows resides....
Forum: Tutorials 13 Feb 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 3,372,633
Posted By RetiredEngineer
Compatibility View Button Disappeared

Hi.

Excellent tutorial on switching IE9 Compatibility View On/Off. However, I have a different problem, and I cannot find a way to solve it.

I think I clicked my Compatibility View button...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jan 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 11,697
Posted By RetiredEngineer
Recycle Bin's Total Size

Each Recycle Bin deletion shows its file size in Details view. However, I've not been able to find how to show the total size of Recycle Bin's file space. Is there a way to display this number?
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