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Oct
11
comment Can't authenticate to shared network resource
The previous IT person installed them, not me. :-P
Oct
11
comment Can't authenticate to shared network resource
It just said Windows could not connect to sharename. I uninstalled Sophos Firewall/AntiVirus, and McAfee AntiVirus, and the symptoms disappeared.
Oct
6
comment Can't authenticate to shared network resource
Yes, I have tried mapping the IP address but the same problem occurs. I can ping the IP fine.
Oct
5
comment Can't authenticate to shared network resource
Thanks, there are no conflicts and they're in the same subnet.
Oct
3
comment Can't authenticate to shared network resource
What do you mean by IP conflicts Jake?
Sep
3
comment keyboard enters quotes and single quotes only after 2nd keypress
thanks Dave, this symptom confused the hell out of me
Apr
15
comment want to make text size 15% bigger in Win 7
Could it be a registry setting that could be modified? ie. find the reg setting and change 125% to 115%?
Apr
1
comment Not able to install Win Xp on Lenovo Ideapad z570
Yes, setting the HDD to IDE will probably fix the problem. You can do this in the BIOS screen before boot.
Mar
8
comment Windows XP Task Bar stuck on right side of screen
I disabled the quick launch toolbar and then moved the taskbar back. Thanks guys!
Feb
1
comment Uninstall TCP/IP Windows XP (uninstall is greyed out)
Thanks for the -1, Microsoft employee. Truth hurts?
Feb
1
comment Uninstall TCP/IP Windows XP (uninstall is greyed out)
Thanks, all of those methods I've tried and linked to above. ;-)
Jan
31
comment Word Macro - auto increment invoice number and file name on save
10 seconds to copy and paste the macro, and the only pitfall is a text file is required to store the incremental number. Not difficult at all. Not intellectually elegant, but it works fine.
Jan
27
comment Word Macro - auto increment invoice number and file name on save
@TonyDallimore Some people are judgemental nazis, myself probably included... :-P
Jan
14
comment List of current logged on users, from list of PCs
:) Sorry, should of specified this. 90% are Windows XP, the rest are Windows 7.
Dec
27
comment How can I figure out when an user has last logged out? The user folder?
What event log in particular? What event?
Dec
27
comment How can I figure out when an user has last logged out? The user folder?
Thanks. I guess the folder's modified date does not correspond to the modified date of the folder's contents.
Dec
26
comment Laptop DVD-RW Drive disc detection loop
Any DVD. Store-bought. Error Log says: "An error was detected on device \Device\CdRom0 during a paging operation.", "The driver detected a controller error on \Device\CdRom0.", "The device, \Device\Ide\IdePort0, did not respond within the timeout period." Autoplay is set to prompt me to choose which action.
Dec
23
comment msconfig “access denied” - need to be an administrator, when I am
@Dennis: I've removed the malware, but the symptoms remain. Do I need to restore settings, reg values that malware might have changed? Is it odd that 3 other malware hunters missed these?
Dec
22
comment msconfig “access denied” - need to be an administrator, when I am
@Dennis: Maybe they have changed the options available in the demo version, because if I click Check All, only "file extensions" is checked; the rest are greyed out. I am 3/4 though a full scan with this though (in Scan mode), and it has found some files reported as malware-win32.classid-60785. Malwarebytes Anti Malware, AVG Anti Virus, and Mcafee Stinger don't find issue with the file in question. Other files are reported as malware-win32.classid-61348, malware-win32.classid-61241, Trojan.Win9x.Reboot.a, malare-Win32.classid-60790.
Dec
22
comment msconfig “access denied” - need to be an administrator, when I am
@Psycogeek: yeah, I agree. All anti virus, firewall etc runs without a problem. The PC is not part of a domain, but I have edited group policy for minor things like IE8 settings et al. I may have edited global security settings also, after receiving a scathingly poor security score from Belarc Advisor, not that it really matters.