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May
22
comment Can't map network drive
@BigChris - Usually they do. Like I said there were historic reasons for that setup (which no longer apply). I was probably the only customer directly connected to their servers :-).
May
22
comment Can't map network drive
@BigChris - Yes, it's on a home network (well, the PC is, and the NAS should be). I guess the NAS operates as a DHCP server, not client. According to the manual I should be able to edit default gateway, but it's not an edit box. An edit button only lets me change service order (whatever that may be). I know about programming, but I'm not very network-savvy, and this NAS is so complex to configure that IMO complete laymen never can do it. If you think the gateway is the problem I'll add about that in my question. Thanks for your reply.
May
22
comment Can't map network drive
@Dave - Thanks for your reply. I tried with the firewall of, no avail. BTW, doesn't the fact that I can access the NAS in my browser mean that it's not the firewall?
Apr
29
comment What's causing my hard disk's activity?
Thanks. Unfortunately when you click a disk in the storage pane it doesn't seem to filter the processes that use this disk. (Correct?)
Apr
5
comment How can I delete .FON files on a Windows 7 PC?
No, it's not a default font. It's just a file that happens to be so unlucky to have a .FON extension. It's not even on the system partition!
Mar
20
comment Drive letters messed up in Windows 7. How do I get my drive letter back?
I'm aware of the procedure, it's just that I had overlooked that the J was assigned to an unconnected(!) removable device. Thanks for the answer, anyway.
Nov
24
comment back and forward buttons in Firefox
Yes, I see the screen you posted on screencast. (But this also doesn't show the buttons, and neither are they on the toolbar.)
Nov
24
comment back and forward buttons in Firefox
By reset I mean "reset to default state" (Help | Troubleshooting information | reset). I've updated to version 33 now, and they're still not there.
Nov
24
comment back and forward buttons in Firefox
@Richard - When back or forward didn't apply the buttons were grayed out, but still there. Thanks for your reply.
Sep
4
comment Cannot install *any* software on Windows 8 PC
@BigChris - Doesn't help: same messages, probably because she is logged in as administrator already, like I mentioned in the question. Thanks for the suggestion anyway.
Sep
4
comment Cannot install *any* software on Windows 8 PC
@and31415 - Info added to question. Thanks for your reply.
Jun
20
comment How can I use an old PATA hard disk drive on my newer SATA-only computer?
Why are you answering a more than six year old question which had already 8 answers, one from OP himself, which solved his problem?
May
25
comment Can't install (most recent version of) Internet Explorer
@BigChris - the sfc seemed to be sufficient: "found corrupt files and successfully repaired them". IE works again. Thanks a bunch. If you make an answer from your comment I can upvote and accept it.
Jan
1
comment How can I change my NAS SSID and wireless password?
@K.A - That's it! I thought I had checked each of the 10000 options. Thanks a bunch. If you make it an answer I'll accept it.
Jan
1
comment How can I change my NAS SSID and wireless password?
Thanks, but these I already found. I'm a bit afraid that my question has nothing to do with DSM at all ("that has to be done at the wireless access point or router"). Thanks anyway.
Mar
27
comment For missing (.dll) files
You deliberately hide useful information: the "*.dll" instead of the actual filename. Why? Don't you want help?
Mar
27
comment Microsoft Excel 2007 - Cannot Fit All Text Into Cell
If you need to place a 5 page text into a cell you're using the wrong tool.
Mar
27
comment How can I increase Excel's graph axis area?
Better yet, resizing the chart area fixed the axis, thanks! (There are ten settings for silly options like "shadow, glow and soft edges", but none for essentials like resizing. Typically Microsoft, shall we say? Also, why show resizing handles that don't work?)
Sep
9
comment The Outlook data file can't be accessed, how do I repair it?
+1 This is how I fixed it too.
Sep
7
comment How to get rid of diacritics on my keyboard?
@Darth - Nope, there isn't one. But I found the solution, see my answer. Thanks for the feedback, though.