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Forum: Virtualization 18 Feb 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By Admiral Awesome
That guide is 9 years old - things look much...

That guide is 9 years old - things look much different now, but thanks. I'll have to leave it for now as I just discovered I mislaid my telephone, contact list & all, so right now I have to to inform...
Forum: Virtualization 18 Feb 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By Admiral Awesome
Using Windows XP mode

OK, so I finally found the right version of XP mode for my system. After downloading and deciding on a drive on where it could go, and with my old XP disk handy, the installation just finished, just...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jan 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By Admiral Awesome
Thanks for answering Golden. I hadn't thought of...

Thanks for answering Golden. I hadn't thought of that since windows installs a generic driver automatically (none was supplied with the mouse/transceiver) and also because things had worked fine from...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jan 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By Admiral Awesome
Can a virus enter a USB-transceiver?

Yeah, yeah - I know; that would border on witchcraft and I'm almost embarrassed to post the question but...can a virus enter and somehow 'survive' in a sometimes-used USB-transceiver or the hardware...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Admiral Awesome
Right u are Roy, thx for straightening me out:) ...

Right u are Roy, thx for straightening me out:)

P.S. I hold MalwareBytes in the highest regard, and I will someday go pro. It is the best, no s**t.
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Admiral Awesome
Thanks Roy! Would suggest you run...

Thanks Roy!

Would suggest you run Malwarebytes Free

Yes, but it's so limited - is it still effective?

and ESET on line. (dissable MSE dring the scan)

it says at...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Admiral Awesome
MSE finds problems but cannot fix/quarantine them

I have recently finally got rid of the nagging, meddlesome Kaspersky Free Antivirus (it took some doing) and installed Microsoft Security Essentials instead.

Now, on every run, MSE finds two...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Mar 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,684
Posted By Admiral Awesome
Thanks ThrashZone, point well taken :D

Thanks ThrashZone, point well taken :D
Forum: General Discussion 02 Feb 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By Admiral Awesome
Thanks for the reply Miles. 'eclectician' is...

Thanks for the reply Miles. 'eclectician' is says...I like that!

Do you mean in your music tastes or that you're just generally an eclectic? (or did you simply misspell electrician?;) Me, I am...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Feb 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By Admiral Awesome
How customize desktop icons - and make it ‘stick’?

I like to change the standard, boring, default folder icons to something more meaningful and neat-looking from an excellent icon pack.

Sometimes they stay changed for years, sometimes they revert...
Forum: Tutorials 31 Jan 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 194,864
Posted By Admiral Awesome
No,no and no:/

None of the three ways shown in this tutorial work for me. Like the late, great Rodney Dangerfield 'I get no respect...'
Forum: General Discussion 23 Jan 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,684
Posted By Admiral Awesome
Thanks for the link vellfire! But..the question...

Thanks for the link vellfire! But..the question was how to make icon changes permanent, not how to customize the icons. But thx just the same.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jan 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,684
Posted By Admiral Awesome
How customize desktop icons - and make it 'stick'?

I like to change the standard, boring, default folder icons to something meaningful and neat-looking from an excellent icon pack which I have got my hot little hands on.

Like
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Forum: General Discussion 20 Jan 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,556
Posted By Admiral Awesome
How about it? I say great! Thx Taloas.

How about it? I say great! Thx Taloas.
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jan 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,556
Posted By Admiral Awesome
That's so sweet! No wonder I come here with my...

That's so sweet! No wonder I come here with my little problems...:D
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jan 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,556
Posted By Admiral Awesome
Oh, I had no problem; just curious.

Oh, I had no problem; just curious.
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jan 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,556
Posted By Admiral Awesome
You certainly helped joequst. Between your and...

You certainly helped joequst. Between your and jadinolfs answers, I'm fine now.
https://s20.postimg.org/ywg65c2i5/My_Liege_100_x_69.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jan 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,556
Posted By Admiral Awesome
Thanks jadinolf! There was surely something...

Thanks jadinolf! There was surely something there! https://s20.postimg.org/5395wqdv1/yess.gif

PS: hxxps? Never seen that before. What does this protocol stand for? I mean, https I know stand for...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jan 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,556
Posted By Admiral Awesome
Where to find old-school, 8-bit 2D icons?

Hi, will someone please help with this: how do I word a google search for this kind of stuff: https://s20.postimg.org/c2n7w3dt9/icon_wave.gif
This is the simple, 8-bit 2d, no-frills kind I'm...
Forum: Virtualization 25 Dec 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 3,138
Posted By Admiral Awesome
Thank you all that contributed suggestions :D...

Thank you all that contributed suggestions :D Member dg1261 said 'It sounds like you perhaps forgot to install the VirtualBox "Guest Additions" and that was it, just like that.
Forum: Virtualization 25 Dec 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 3,138
Posted By Admiral Awesome
Success! dg1261, my new-found friend, you did it!...

Success! dg1261, my new-found friend, you did it! I reinstalled the VM, then XP, then selected "Devices->Insert Guest Additions CD image" and, hey presto, full screen.

To say you saved the day is...
Forum: Virtualization 24 Dec 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 3,138
Posted By Admiral Awesome
Well, then you're luckier than I am. I was...

Well, then you're luckier than I am. I was prompted to log in - couldn't get around it. I'm tired of trying to swing this for today and will perhaps get back to it some days later. Anyway your post...
Forum: Virtualization 24 Dec 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 3,138
Posted By Admiral Awesome
Nope. I got a 404 error when asked to log on to...

Nope. I got a 404 error when asked to log on to my existing Sun account:

http://s27.postimg.org/oxg5xaq8z/Virtual_Box_404_error.jpg

so this thing is obviously not for me.
Forum: Virtualization 24 Dec 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 3,138
Posted By Admiral Awesome
Thanks dg1261. You say: 'It sounds like you...

Thanks dg1261. You say: 'It sounds like you perhaps forgot to install the VirtualBox "Guest Additions". That provides the VM with enhanced display options. I run XP in a VBox VM, and I can confirm it...
Forum: Virtualization 24 Dec 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 3,138
Posted By Admiral Awesome
How run Windows XP under Windows 7 64-bit?

What I wish to do is:

1 Run Windows XP in a virtual machine inside Windows 7 64-bit, then
2 Install and run the 16-bit MicroGrafx Designer in that vitual XP environment.

I have, among many...
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