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Forum: Hardware & Devices 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 270
Posted By zdoe
well, i hope this is true. but according to the...

well, i hope this is true. but according to the article i quoted earlier, it seems that an SSD needs another write operation to "free" a sector of it previous contents that have been marked deleted....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 270
Posted By zdoe
well, my wording was funky. but yes i WANT...

well, my wording was funky.

but yes i WANT the drive to be in its virgin state. zero data on it.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 270
Posted By zdoe
yes, of course trim is only SSD. how the system...

yes, of course trim is only SSD. how the system knows what kind of drive, i'm not sure.

Trim is enabled, but it doesn't really apply in my situation, as it does its thing on deleted sectors on...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 270
Posted By zdoe
a year and a 1/2. but my computer is always on,...

a year and a 1/2. but my computer is always on, so it does have quite a bit of mileage.

SSD TRIM : why cant the drive initiate this itself? - [Solved] - Storage...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 270
Posted By zdoe
spinning HD > SSD clone super slow, /w errors

for many years already, i clone my system drive every few months to another HD and keep it as a backup. if/when the system gets corrupted, i just swap drives and copy the latest data to the clone.
...
Forum: Microsoft Office 30 Apr 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 6,093
Posted By zdoe
i'm sure pdfcreator works for you great,...

i'm sure pdfcreator works for you great, barman58. i can't face the risk of unforeseen compatibility issues and need to stick with what most folks use.

acrobat is also a printer driver, but in its...
Forum: Microsoft Office 26 Apr 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 6,093
Posted By zdoe
still @ this. as it's already the uninstall of...

still @ this. as it's already the uninstall of acr9 that damages word 2003, i'll next try to force acr10 install on top of acr9, and see what happens.

does anyone know what exact files/registry...
Forum: Microsoft Office 28 Mar 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 6,093
Posted By zdoe
no, i cannot consider alternatives to these...

no, i cannot consider alternatives to these industry standard programs. and i need a PDF writer, not reader. acr9 is good, but it doesn't have a re-arrangeable thumbnail view of a document's pages. >...
Forum: Microsoft Office 24 Mar 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 6,093
Posted By zdoe
the problem is that mere uninstall of acrobat 9...

the problem is that mere uninstall of acrobat 9 already destroys word.

i doubt that installation of acro15 would fix it. and i need the professional version of acrobat to generate .pdf not just...
Forum: Microsoft Office 24 Mar 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 6,093
Posted By zdoe
no, i cannot consider alternatives to these...

no, i cannot consider alternatives to these industry standard programs.
Forum: Microsoft Office 21 Mar 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 6,093
Posted By zdoe
uninstalling acrobat kills word 2003 > 2007 document conversion

ok - so i'm finally trying to update my acrobat from 9 to 10, so that i could get the thumbnailed resort of images.

but - after uninstall of acrobat 9, opening docx with the converter stops...
Forum: Software 11 Dec 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,179
Posted By zdoe
fixed

fixed, it seems. what i ended up doing is to copy the contents of
C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727
C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v2.0.50727
and registry export for a search...
Forum: Software 11 Dec 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,179
Posted By zdoe
quick update - the cleanup went well on your...

quick update - the cleanup went well on your instructions, and the dotnet-related error messages disappeared. now, however, i'm unable to get dotnet 2.0. reinstalled, and program(s) requiring it...
Forum: Software 05 Dec 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,179
Posted By zdoe
many thans Callender, that's an actionable plan....

many thans Callender, that's an actionable plan. i'll do that / report how it goes.
Forum: Software 05 Dec 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,179
Posted By zdoe
corrupt dotnet - no amount of reinstall / repair helps

ok - this has been covered here before, for example

https://www.sevenforums.com/software/149137-dot-net-4-problem.html
(https://www.sevenforums.com/software/149137-dot-net-4-problem.html)
but...
Forum: General Discussion 11 May 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,586
Posted By zdoe
't was the HD gone south - just not a very descriptive error msg

k. sorted. the system drive had gone south. but it did so by starting with that error message - which is not exactly indicative of a hardware failure.

for me shutdown.exe IS the normal way of...
Forum: General Discussion 07 May 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,586
Posted By zdoe
shutdown.exe - not compatible with the version of windows you're...

all of a sudden, while running shutdown.exe - which i've used for ages to restart my windows systems - now win7/64, i get an error message:

The version of this file is not compatible with the...
Forum: Microsoft Office 26 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,281
Posted By zdoe
but how to accesss / manipulate "address books"

your advice is conceptually exactly what i'm looking for. but i don't know how to manipulate the "address books" easily. how to accesss a specific address book for editing?

i believe the default...
Forum: Microsoft Office 22 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,281
Posted By zdoe
how to prevent outlook from altering mails it moves to junk

how to prevent outlook from altering mails it moves to junk, or, alternately use its junkmail functions but force it to move the messages to a folder i designate, not the junk mail folder that...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Dec 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 7,712
Posted By zdoe
the answer is nircommand - google it. ...

the answer is nircommand - google it.

nircmd.exe rasdial "nameofyourVPNconnection"
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Jul 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 14,040
Posted By zdoe
kewl - shall do.

kewl - shall do.
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 Jul 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 14,040
Posted By zdoe
got the batch file fine. but is your win7 32...

got the batch file fine.

but is your win7 32 or 64 bits?

i'll start worrying about win8 around the sp3 of win7...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 Jul 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 14,040
Posted By zdoe
i would love your batch if you say it / erunt...

i would love your batch if you say it / erunt works on win7-64.

revo's backup is a pain in the behind as the files go to the end of a cryptic/miles long path that you can't change. and i'm still...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 153,602
Posted By zdoe
that to me sounds like a display driver problem -...

that to me sounds like a display driver problem - lot of the screensavers alter the resolution and thus present challenges to it. how about try using a different version of the driver?
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jun 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 153,602
Posted By zdoe
my resolution to what i was writing a few posts...

my resolution to what i was writing a few posts up:

sp1, and replacing the attached USB-audio device. problem solved.

likelier culprit than the usbaudio.sys that i was suspecting is the old...
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