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Multiple Copies Of 7: Cheapest Way? by (PeteCresswell)
I'm thinking about converting a half-dozen personal-use PCs from XP Pro to Windows 7 Pro. (although my choice of Windows 7 Pro vs the many other versions is...
March 6th 12 01:09 AM
by Gene E. Bloch[_5_] Go to last post
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Scheduling Relative To Sunrise/Sunset? by (PeteCresswell)
I've got an IP camera hooked into a server at a remote location. The server is FTP-ing a constant series to 20-second video clips to another location. Each...
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May 23rd 12 03:39 PM
by DanS[_3_] Go to last post
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7 Changed Firewall Settings On It's Own? by (PeteCresswell)
I just spent the better part of a day trying to figure out why the IP camera server on a remote PC had started FTP-ing zero-length files to my home PC. All I...
May 29th 12 06:55 AM
by Paul Go to last post
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iPhone or Android App That Mimics Windows Media Player? by (PeteCresswell)
I finally doped out how to make my IP camera server deliver a stream that Windows Media Player can open up. Seems like an improvement to me - at least the...
June 5th 12 02:57 PM
by (PeteCresswell) Go to last post
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Safe Way To Reboot Unattended Laptop? by (PeteCresswell)
Laptop running an IP camera server at a remote site. Lid is kept open. Camera server gets flaky every so often and we have no clue why, but a reboot fixes...
June 18th 12 02:08 PM
by Seth Go to last post
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Home Basic vs Home Premium vs Professional? by (PeteCresswell)
I'm looking at http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/14422-compare-windows-7-editions.html and am getting a little boggled. - I don't care about cosmetics -...
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July 28th 12 10:01 PM
by (PeteCresswell) Go to last post
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"Preparing to configure Windows...." by (PeteCresswell)
...."Do not turn off your computer. I went to re-boot my VAIO and this message pops at boot time. I suspect I may have fat-fingered an "Install Updates"...
October 22nd 12 03:26 PM
by (PeteCresswell) Go to last post
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Touch-Screen Monitors Compatible With 7 or XP? by (PeteCresswell)
Looking at all the new PCs (not just laptops) coming out with touch screens, I have to wonder if retrofits are going to be possible for Windows 7 and/or XP...
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February 19th 13 10:21 PM
by J. P. Gilliver (John) Go to last post
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"Server Execution Failed": Bug or Feature? by (PeteCresswell)
I seem to have hit a certain flavor of this twice in the past 3 days and it smells like a bug in 7 to me. I have "MyDocuments" relocated to a share on a NAS...
May 24th 14 12:57 AM
by VanguardLH[_2_] Go to last post
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Unable To Grant Write Access To Folder by (PeteCresswell)
One of my apps ("Screen-Scraper") is throwing a "Write Access Error" dialog which says that it does not have access to "C:\Program files\screen-scraper Basic...
December 13th 14 07:43 PM
by Johnbee Go to last post
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Startup: Running .BAT or .CMD Before Services Started? by (PeteCresswell)
I have a .BAT file that maps my drive shares and I want to run it each time the machine boots up. Problem is that one of the services maps to a NAS box using...
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March 11th 15 12:07 AM
by B00ze/Empire Go to last post
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Set Default Value For "File In Use" Dialog? by (PeteCresswell)
When I select all files in a directory and then hit Delete, I always get "File In Use Action can't be completed because...." This is expected because at...
Thread Rating: 3 votes, 5.00 average.
March 19th 15 01:14 AM
by B00ze/Empire Go to last post
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Windows Update: How To *Really* Kill It? by (PeteCresswell)
I *always* specify the "Don't do anything without asking..." option... but Windows keeps on burning me. Today it was a power outage. Power went out, UPS...
May 8th 15 12:39 PM
by (PeteCresswell) Go to last post
8 428
Do Window 7 Updates Eat System Drive ? by (PeteCresswell)
Under XP I had to periodically clean out the backup folders generated by each system update or, eventually, the System drive would run out of space. Is there...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
October 1st 15 07:43 PM
by s|b Go to last post
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"Window Nudge" Utility? by (PeteCresswell)
I have applications where it helps a lot to have several windows aligned and sized "Just So".... That operation is quite tedious using the mouse. A utility...
September 30th 15 09:53 PM
by J. P. Gilliver (John) Go to last post
8 312
Alternatives To Desktop Restore 6.x ? by (PeteCresswell)
Desktop Restore was working for me under XP but now, under Windows 7 with two monitors it can't seem to get the restores right: icons missing, icons relocated...
October 18th 15 07:14 AM
by masonc Go to last post
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External Drive On USB3 Seems TB Dragging Down Mb/s On SATA Drive ? by (PeteCresswell)
Yes, there was something wrong with the drive..... CHKDSK /F fixed that .... But, even with the drive performing normally, a massive delete against it (it...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
November 8th 15 01:02 AM
by VanguardLH[_2_] Go to last post
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"Get Windows 10" Icon On TaskBar: How To Get Rid of It? by (PeteCresswell)
I had disabled Windows Update service and Background Intelligent Transfer Service, but still wound up with this scary "Get Windows 10" icon on the system's...
November 11th 15 04:57 AM
by Char Jackson Go to last post
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Migrating to New System Drive: Drive Letter ? by (PeteCresswell)
Got a new SSD for my system, partitioned it into K: (System) and J: (Data). Took an image of the existing system, then restored it to K: (System) on the new...
November 25th 15 10:38 PM
by Paul Go to last post
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Issuing 'SC Stop' for service - but waiting until stopped ? by (PeteCresswell)
I want to delete a bunch of IP cam output files, but do not want the ..BAT file to hang for such a long time because the cam server has some files IN USE. So...
December 31st 15 04:44 PM
by Zaidy036[_5_] Go to last post
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