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Forum: General Discussion 28 May 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 636
Posted By dianedebuda
Explorer Sendto or Context convert doc to pdf same dir

Want to convert doc to pdf in same dir. Would like to do this with some sort of Explorer context entry.

There are 2 free converters that I've looked at to do the "guts", but neither has the...
Forum: Software 16 May 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,518
Posted By dianedebuda
All is working. Thanks for help. Been many,...

All is working. Thanks for help. Been many, many years since I've programmed Access.
Forum: Software 16 May 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,518
Posted By dianedebuda
Got .reg stuff working Windows Registry...

Got .reg stuff working

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers]
"C:\\_Program...
Forum: Software 16 May 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,518
Posted By dianedebuda
Brink - But I only want to control 2 entries...

Brink -
But I only want to control 2 entries under Layers, msaccess & winword. Can I not just isolate to those or do I have to do the whole Layers? What I'm thinking is that i could create a bat...
Forum: Software 16 May 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,518
Posted By dianedebuda
Thanks, but what I need is to be able to look at...

Thanks, but what I need is to be able to look at those settings programmatically. Where are they stored? If I can get to them from within msaccess, that'd be great. If there's a way to get them...
Forum: Software 16 May 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,518
Posted By dianedebuda
Determine if program running in XP SP3 compatibility mode

Is there way to tell if a program is running on Win7 in XP SP3 compatibility mode? (not VM XP Mode) Have an msaccess app where 1 of its functions only works if yes, so want to disable internal menu...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 May 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By dianedebuda
Not touching the existing drive in machine B as...

Not touching the existing drive in machine B as it will be placed back to "normal" use later. Most likely I would make an Acronis-clone of Machine A's SSD on to another SSD for use in Machine B.
...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 May 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By dianedebuda
Yet another clone/licensing question (identical hardware)

Machine A is a Win7 Pro OEM that has a failing mb that needs to be sent for repair. Machine B is also a Win7 Pro OEM with identical hardware. Any problems if I Acronis-clone/move Machine A's drive...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 May 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By dianedebuda
For anyone else having to deal with antiques... ...

For anyone else having to deal with antiques...

Adding this registry setting solved the problem for me: Some Programs Cannot Access Network Locations When UAC Is Enabled...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 May 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By dianedebuda
I forgot to mention: this inactive mapped...

I forgot to mention: this inactive mapped situation only occurs with compatibility selected. Network drive fine without, but then can't use mail merge. :(
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 May 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By dianedebuda
Inactive mapped drive within program until manual selection

Running an Access97 app that has Mail Merge automation to Word97. (Please refrain from "need to update" - not going to happen; VMware player + XP Mode works, but prefer running native Win7 if...
Forum: Virtualization 26 Apr 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 1,249
Posted By dianedebuda
Ok, now find all this mapping stuff under...

Ok, now find all this mapping stuff under Terminal Services.
Forum: Virtualization 26 Apr 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 1,249
Posted By dianedebuda
XP Mode drive letters for local/network drives

Fresh XP Mode install following Brink's tutorial. Integration enabled. Can see local Win 7 D & E drives plus Win 7 mapped network S drive as network styled driveletter on machinename using XP Mode...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Mar 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 994
Posted By dianedebuda
system hdd now data only; how delete system restore point data?

Drive used to be system disk on another computer, but now only used to extract old data. Cleaning up, but can't take ownership of Sys Vol stuff, so can't delete what is now "junk". Not using a...
Forum: Virtualization 29 Mar 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 2,227
Posted By dianedebuda
Update #1. Restored system to before XP Mode +...

Update #1. Restored system to before XP Mode + VPC. Installed XP Mode & VMware player. This time when I tried to install the Bulldozer patch, it said Not Applicable to this CPU, so assuming patch...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Mar 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 2,227
Posted By dianedebuda
Compatibility mode doesn't solve my...

Compatibility mode doesn't solve my Access97/Word97 Mail Merge Automation problems. XP Mode on my Intel laptop does work for this situation. I'm guessing it's the APU since there was a known...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Mar 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By dianedebuda
That's what I was afraid would be the case. Had...

That's what I was afraid would be the case. Had a nagging feeling that NAT was only "fair". The router in question is a cheapie & I'm sure it wouldn't be replaced.

Almost funny in a way -...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Mar 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 2,227
Posted By dianedebuda
XP Mode problems with Trinity APU after Bulldozer fix

As mentioned in earlier thread, can not change mem size from 512. And now finding other problems with Access97/Word97 Mail Merge. This works fine on my Intel laptop with same XP Mode and same...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Mar 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By dianedebuda
I have a static address and set gateway to...

I have a static address and set gateway to 1.1.1.1, so that does seem to block access TO the web. I'm thinking that being behind a NAT router should block access FROM the web unless one of the Win7...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Mar 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 2,182
Posted By dianedebuda
I'm sure it's not a "too big" for XP issue since...

I'm sure it's not a "too big" for XP issue since I'm just trying 1024 and 2048 - valid XP memory sizes. My issue is that I cannot change the default 512 size and have XP Mode load.
Forum: Virtualization 26 Mar 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 2,182
Posted By dianedebuda
XP Mode won't start after mem size increase

Works ok with native 512, but if I increase size (1024 or 2048), XP Mode won't start up. See load bar increasing to about the point where I'd expect the Integration message, but load just restarts. ...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Mar 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By dianedebuda
want no Web for XP & (Win7) XP Mode, but Web for Win7 all on same lan

Have XP Home as file server to Win7 boxes on a lan. One Win7 box also uses XP Mode. IIRC, if I change tcp/ip default gateway to 1.1.1.1, that blocks outgoing web access for XP & XP Mode. Using...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By dianedebuda
Problem is that the primary boot device changes...

Problem is that the primary boot device changes after I do the f8 (temporary) boot to flashdrive. Have no idea why.
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By dianedebuda
UEFI reboot problem after boot to flashdrive

Building a new win7 box using Asus F2A85-V Pro with UEFI bios. Want to avoid an irritating problem found on my other Win7 box built with same mb using UEFI, GPT, Fast Boot. I boot to a flashdrive...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Dec 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,400
Posted By dianedebuda
Thanks, gregrocker. I thought the "MS has a...

Thanks, gregrocker. I thought the "MS has a license-kill database" posts I saw elsewhere where bogus. I'm pretty comfortable now going ahead with my Win8 Upgrade. Since I retired from programming,...
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