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Forum: Drivers 18 Sep 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 974
Posted By highmeadowhiker
After reading some older posts, it seems to me...

After reading some older posts, it seems to me that Secunia PSI may be calling out a driver as out of date when it is not. However, the MS website displays four MSI files, which I downloaded. I...
Forum: Drivers 18 Sep 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 974
Posted By highmeadowhiker
Microsoft driver msxml6_ia64.msi --- unexplained error message

Processor is 64-bit. Secunia PSI informs me that MSXML drivers need to be updated. I go to the MS site and download the FOUR drivers. MSXML6.MSI, MSXML6_X64.MSI, MSXML6_SDK.MSI install without...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 738
Posted By highmeadowhiker
Cannot get in as Administrator; bad password? Win 7

I seem to be the only volunteer at our local Senior Center willing to take any responsibility for our computers which are for member use. I buy all the supplies and accessories, and wait to be...
Forum: Customization 07 May 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 831
Posted By highmeadowhiker
A post I found does not answer my question

In a forum post I read that the path to "hidden" libraries is
C:\users\(user-name)\appdata\roaming\microsoft\windows\libraries

I get as far as Roaming, and the only folder there is...
Forum: Customization 07 May 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 831
Posted By highmeadowhiker
In Windows Explorer, how to make Libraries point to D: drive?

Bought new computer with 256GB SSD C: drive and 4TB D: drive. Setup and data transfer by Staples tech put everything on the smaller C: drive. I worked hard to move as much as possible to large D:...
Forum: Customization 31 Jan 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 2,960
Posted By highmeadowhiker
In Win Explorer, double click now opens SAVE AS dialog

Always in the past, with every flavor of Windows, when I double clicked on a filename in Windows Explorer, it opened it in the default app or one chosen by me via file association. Now, I get a Save...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Oct 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 6,743
Posted By highmeadowhiker
The desktops were donated, as we are a 501(c)3...

The desktops were donated, as we are a 501(c)3 charity, 100% volunteers. We have no reinstallation disks, which I would use if we had them. That is how drastic it is. I would be willing to lose...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Oct 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 6,743
Posted By highmeadowhiker
There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon re

We have a Win 7 desktop at our Senior Center. I am no expert, but am the volunteer who tries to take care of our computers. I was told to make it so that the general public could not logon on to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Dec 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,992
Posted By highmeadowhiker
I had the same idea, so I tried it already. It...

I had the same idea, so I tried it already. It did copy all the JPGs, in far less time that Win Exp was taking. (I had to abort the Win Exp copy, due to the times that I wrote about.) However, the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Dec 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,992
Posted By highmeadowhiker
Wallclock time very close to what the message...

Wallclock time very close to what the message indicated. One idea I had was that the poor condition of the surface of the CD might be a part of the problem. I have the idea that it was the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,992
Posted By highmeadowhiker
Copy from CD to internal hard drive slow: one hour per 1MB file

I want to copy many JPGs, average size 1.5MB, from CD to a C: directory. Using Windows Explorer, the popup window tells me 5 hours and 30 minutes for (5 files) 5.25MB. When I tried to copy 114...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Apr 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 3,410
Posted By highmeadowhiker
I tried the redirection with other directories,...

I tried the redirection with other directories, and stumbled onto the reason it didn't work for the optical disk I wanted a listing of. The dir > list.txt tries to write to the disk, which of course...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Apr 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 3,410
Posted By highmeadowhiker
"access is denied' DIR > PRINT.TXT

I used an "elevated command prompt" (that is what it is named as a desktop icon)
Why is access denied?
Karen's directory printer produces an essentially blank sheet. Why is that?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Nov 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,697
Posted By highmeadowhiker
I have installed a later version --- NXT Pro --...

I have installed a later version --- NXT Pro -- replacing my Roxio Creator 2012. Still getting the BCC "a"
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,697
Posted By highmeadowhiker
This is strange! I did a full seach of my C:...

This is strange! I did a full seach of my C: drive for PxH1pa64.sys and got no hits. I am going to post on the Roxio forum, and see what I can learn. I shall return to this forum when I know...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,697
Posted By highmeadowhiker
The very next time I rebooted, I got BCC C9 with...

The very next time I rebooted, I got BCC C9 with the driver identified as PxH1pa64.sys, and my BlueScreenViewer names Microsoft as the source of this driver. I believe that I was careful NOT to check...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,697
Posted By highmeadowhiker
BC Code a. IRQ NOT LESS OR EQUAL

I have followed the BSOD posting instructions the best I can. I get BSOD about once per day. I have more than 30 stacked up in my Blue Screen Viewer. It is clear to me that I am unable to...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 Sep 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By highmeadowhiker
Should I expect no substantive response to my...

Should I expect no substantive response to my original question? Paraphrasing: although there are many pieces of data in the mindump I first posted, and presumably much more in the SF Diagnostic...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Sep 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By highmeadowhiker
I have followed the instructions for SF...

I have followed the instructions for SF Diagnostic Tool v5 as best I could. (Though I did get some error messages) I do have a folder named SF_03-09-2012, containing various dmp files and other...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 30 Aug 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By highmeadowhiker
Any clues in this minidmp viewer?

Dozens of minidmps this month, hundreds overall. Attempts to load the special BSOD utility on this forum fail with error message, but I have the BlueScreenViewer data. All BC Codes "a" with the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,453
Posted By highmeadowhiker
Malware has highjacked my search function

I followed the advice of a posting in another sectioni of this forum, and downloaded a "free download" suggestion. It turns out to have been malware. Now the search function of my browser has been...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,971
Posted By highmeadowhiker
$8 is not too much to pay for a good utility. ...

$8 is not too much to pay for a good utility. However, the PC Mag screen shows compatibility with legacy OSs, even pre XP. Certainly not Win7. And, it seems to be dated back to Jan/Feb 2001. Are...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,971
Posted By highmeadowhiker
Karen's lister

I tried it. I found that the last line of my listings on each page ran off the bottom edge, and info on the right the same. For my printer, I guess that I need more margin control for the lister, or...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,971
Posted By highmeadowhiker
As it happens, I have just Googled on "File...

As it happens, I have just Googled on "File Types" and it seems that this functionality disappeared since XP; not present in Vista or Win7.

Where do we go from here?
Forum: General Discussion 10 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,971
Posted By highmeadowhiker
I have Win7 Pro 64 sp1 When I go Folder...

I have Win7 Pro 64 sp1
When I go Folder Options, I see the window that is attached. I must be ignorant of how to select File Types.

I am stuck until I can move on with the batch file you cited.
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