A Windows XP help forum. PCbanter

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Go Back   Home » PCbanter forum » Search Forums
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

Showing results 1 to 25 of 100
Search took 12.30 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: VanguardLH[_2_]
Forum: General XP issues or comments May 13th 19, 07:01 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 3
Views: 41
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
Everything For You

Digger wrote:

I recently discovered the Everything application and have installed it
on my PCs.

What I have found is rather illuminating and maybe disturbing.

Start it up, add all the...
Forum: General XP issues or comments May 11th 19, 12:18 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 11
Views: 85
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
Another web site annoyance

KenK wrote:

I notice recently that a window appears shortly after some web sites load,
blocking the site's contants, with no exit 'X' in the upper right. Usually
getting you to sign up for...
Forum: General XP issues or comments April 17th 19, 02:12 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 26
Views: 189
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
Printer Questions

Paul in Houston TX wrote:

Laser. Lasts for ever and never dries out.

Toner doesn't have solvent as do inks. However, there is a binder
(polymer) coating the powder which is what makes the...
Forum: General XP issues or comments March 28th 19, 09:00 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 20
Views: 203
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
Making CRT easier to read?

J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

In message , VanguardLH
writes:
[]
The Microtek 815c's pixel size is 0.28 mm for an 18" monitor. For
ailing...
Forum: General XP issues or comments March 28th 19, 07:06 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 20
Views: 203
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
Making CRT easier to read?

KenK wrote:

...
Only thing I can think of is a larger screen. I'm hoping for a magical
pair of glasses.

If you go with eyewear, don't bother with reading glasses which are just
magnifiers. ...
Forum: General XP issues or comments March 28th 19, 06:56 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 20
Views: 203
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
Making CRT easier to read?

KenK wrote:

My 815c is an LED, not CRT.

See the Subject for your thread. There's what you said and what you
meant to say.

From what I looked up (instead of assuming), yep, it's an LCD. ...
Forum: General XP issues or comments March 28th 19, 06:06 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 20
Views: 203
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
Making CRT easier to read?

Paul wrote:

VanguardLH wrote:

KenK wrote:

Microtek 815c.

snipped my reply which was about old CRT monitors
Forum: General XP issues or comments March 28th 19, 06:47 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 20
Views: 203
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
Making CRT easier to read?

KenK wrote:

Microtek 815c.

Also, that monitor is probably around 16 years old. I saw a user in a
forum note in 2014 that he had this monitor for 11 years, so 5 years
later that monitor is now 16...
Forum: General XP issues or comments March 28th 19, 06:37 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 20
Views: 203
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
Making CRT easier to read?

KenK wrote:

XP Home.

Is there anything I can get to anlarge the text and increase the contrast
on the computer CRT? I have to set closer than I like with my tri-focals.
I've looked at...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum March 18th 19, 08:54 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 62
Views: 381
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
is "Everything" doing some mining?

Ken Blake wrote:

On Mon, 18 Mar 2019 08:13:35 -0400, Art Todesco
wrote:

When I start to hear my CPU fan speed up and then down, it has always
been that the fins on...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum March 18th 19, 08:40 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
Macrium Error 9 And Trust in Microsoft

Paul wrote:

I ran into this error today, while making a backup
of the Win10 Insider HDD. It seems the $BITMAP
information is incorrect on the Insider. This causes
a problem with Macrium...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum March 18th 19, 05:39 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 36
Views: 504
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
I just had a radical idea

Char Jackson wrote:

The reason I asked in the first place is that I have about two dozen
Win10 VMs, and counting, and it seemed a shame to get updates for each
of them separately. I guess...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum March 17th 19, 11:06 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 62
Views: 381
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
is "Everything" doing some mining?

J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

Has anyone else had the odd behaviour - does an index when you start it
(I think), then settles down to idle, then does something else that
takes longer than the...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum March 17th 19, 10:39 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 36
Views: 504
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
I just had a radical idea

Char Jackson wrote:

Thanks for the detailed reply. As for the possibility of corrupt updates
being shared within the LAN, I assume each update package is signed so
that a host knows if it can...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum March 16th 19, 10:55 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 62
Views: 381
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
is "Everything" doing some mining?

J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

I used to open "Everything" and then leave it running. It takes a few
seconds to open, then settles down; I can use it, and it finds things
amazingly fast. It is...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum March 16th 19, 10:13 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 36
Views: 504
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
I just had a radical idea

Char Jackson wrote:

On Sat, 23 Feb 2019 19:10:01 -0600, VanguardLH wrote:

Paul wrote:

VanguardLH wrote:
Paul wrote:

VanguardLH wrote:
Forum: Windows 7 Forum March 15th 19, 08:06 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 30
Views: 273
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
Wierd question - a pascal compiler for WIn7???

pyotr filipivich wrote:

This is the current problem: I have a program written in Pascal
and Windows 7 won't run it. Tells me to contact the developer and get
support. Except that I am the...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum March 14th 19, 07:05 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 29
Views: 255
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
keyboard funny - loss of ")" character

You said the problem started several months ago. Did you do any cleanup
back then, like getting rid of programs for processes you thought
weren't necessary or as part of a cleanup to get rid of...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum March 14th 19, 06:53 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 18
Views: 395
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
Missing Startup progs after WU

Terry Pinnell wrote:

After last night's WU to 1803 build 17134.648 several of my startup
programs are not loading.

I ran Nirsoft's AutoRuns and these missing programs were now showing
...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum March 14th 19, 05:26 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 29
Views: 255
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
keyboard funny - loss of ")" character

J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

VanguardLH WROTE:

Same happen when you move the keyboard to a different computer?

Laptop.

Laptops don't have room for a number pad, so they overlay the...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum March 14th 19, 01:03 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 12
Views: 171
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
Robocopy & dates and such

pyotr filipivich wrote:

Now my question is: how does that impact where a file hasn't been
accessed in (2019-1996=.... carry the one,) over 23 years?

NTFS uses UTC, so a change for DST doesn't...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum March 13th 19, 07:18 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 29
Views: 255
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
keyboard funny - loss of ")" character

J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

This minor manifestation of my keyboard problems is particularly
puzzling. Whether it's connected with the other funnies, I don't know:
it doesn't seem to be...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum March 13th 19, 07:02 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 12
Views: 171
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
Robocopy & dates and such

If the OP is using /DCOPY (mistaking it for /COPY), the defaults for
/DCOPY are D (Data) and A (Archive) for what to copy from source to
destination. The source timestamps are not copied to the...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum March 13th 19, 05:35 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 12
Views: 171
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
Robocopy & dates and such

Big Al wrote:

On 3/12/19 11:09 PM, Big Al wrote:
On 3/12/19 8:51 PM, pyotr filipivich wrote:
Okay, for those new to the discussion:

****I use Robocopy to sync files from the...
Forum: General XP issues or comments March 12th 19, 11:19 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By VanguardLH[_2_]
Outlook Setup

Arnold wrote:

MS Outlook on my Win XP SP3 desktop.
Ofice Outlook 2007 SP3

I must set up at least one account. How do I add a existing eMail
account. It is a imap-mail.outlook.com port 993...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 100

 





All times are GMT +1. The time now is 11:42 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2019 PCbanter.
The comments are property of their posters.