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  1. "Are you using libraries?" ---Thanks for...

    "Are you using libraries?"
    ---Thanks for reminding me, I need to get into the habit. That sounds the best. I'll let you know.



    Try this routine to Move to another disk, it works for me:...
  2. HAH!! Yeah, you got me there!

    HAH!!

    Yeah, you got me there!
  3. I'm using plain old Windows Explorer for my...

    I'm using plain old Windows Explorer for my tests. This is copy/paste, not move.

    What I want is to have a template type folder to copy and paste. On this laptop system everything is on a...
  4. Need to reload OS; want to save user environments

    What native tools are available to backup and restore user environments into a new installation/migration?

    The PC is a Dell Inspiron desktop running Vista. It has years of operation with...
  5. Folder created, customized, copied, pasted, and loses customization

    Any suggestion on how to copy a blank folder so it retains a customized Details columns structure?

    I put my music into "album" folders and have a preferred set of columns in Details view.

    With...
  6. Folder created, customized, copied, pasted, and loses customization

    Any suggestion on how to copy a blank folder so it retains a customized Details columns structure?

    I put my music into "album" folders and have a preferred set of columns in Details view.

    With...
  7. Windows Explorer left pane/folder view irritation resolution

    This is related to a thread I started that is too old to make a reply.

    http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/159305-Windows-7-Explorer-folder-pane-resolution?highlight=

    Hope link...
  8. A year later still an ergonomic irritation

    The touchpad swipe issue still gets in the way. I deliberately compensate but don't always remember to, particularly when I'm focused on the task instead of the tool. IMO it's poor design whether...
  9. bookmarks, win 8.1, phone 8.1, corruption

    Someone somewhere in this website suggested the quick and easy way to clean up IE bookmarks was to use the file system directly through Windows Explorer and deleting or rearranging files in the...
  10. Do newer phones do this?

    Thanks for the replies, guys.

    There are a couple of problems with the Lumia 900 that are really frustrating. Updates have addressed them some but they are not cured. Can you tell me if they have...
  11. Windows Mobile Forum (1 Viewing) Windows...

    Windows Mobile Forum
    (1 Viewing)

    Windows Mobile, Windows CE, PocketPC

    I would have posted there but with "one viewing" the prospect of a reply was not promising. I do appreciate the...
  12. Windows Phone, in the market to say goodbye

    First of all, is there a "Windows Secrets Windows Phone Discussion Forum?"

    I've had my Nokia 900 for a couple of years and I can't find any compelling reason to buy another Windows phone.

    Pro:...
  13. Thread: Managing Sync

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    Pretty happy without effort, 1 1/2 irritations

    I'm just using sync on two systems and it's been working out pretty well.

    After the initial "big Sync" where it gave me a bunch of empty folders in bookmarks root, ones that corresponded to...
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    Thanks for the hint. What I'm asking affects...

    Thanks for the hint. What I'm asking affects this behavior.

    I came to this thread because I would like to see my windows 7 alt tab interface stay "always on top." As it is, the mini-windows get...
  15. Thread: Managing Sync

    by daddy-o
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    Round One I haven't deliberately worked on this...

    Round One
    I haven't deliberately worked on this yet but I did stumble into something. And separately, I have decided to ease the process by testing with profiles instead of edit > sync > wipe >...
  16. Thread: Managing Sync

    by daddy-o
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    Managing Sync

    Now that I'm Syncing my Firefox installations I want to trim down the bookmark forest, or at least manage it in the mean time - during the trimming process.

    The only problem I see is that it looks...
  17. Dual head display, #2 no-wakup irritation, but fun

    Any off the top of your head suggestions? With the kludge in place, a proper fix is not worth much research time. It may have turned up just after an auto-patch a few days ago, I didn't pay...
  18. I'm curious about apps. I don't mean this to be...

    I'm curious about apps. I don't mean this to be a major diversion, but it might explain some things.

    Are apps for MS Windows (and the MS phone OS) vetted in the way Apple apps are vetted? Or is...
  19. I think I got it The sensitive part of the...

    I think I got it

    The sensitive part of the touchpad does not start on the physical edge of the touchpad, but a couple of mm in. I use my middle finger and it naturally lands on the sensitive edge...
  20. Funny, they aren't called Accessibility Options...

    Funny, they aren't called Accessibility Options in W8 now. The settings I looked at in the Ease of Access Center didn't help. Any suggestions?

    I couldn't find anything like mouse hover / speed...
  21. One day later, drivers are still up to date. ...

    One day later, drivers are still up to date.

    The system does not do it as often, but the problem still happens, apparently at random. It might be website specific.

    I'll try to pin down the...
  22. Thanks guys, reality check. And I really...

    Thanks guys, reality check. And I really appreciate the link, sure I could have navigated but it smoothed the process.

    As of now Dell says I'm up to date. I'll check in after a day or two and...
  23. Yes, as part of the 8.0 to 8.1.1 upgrade I kept...

    Yes, as part of the 8.0 to 8.1.1 upgrade I kept hitting Windows update until it returned a "no" status. Then I checked in again every morning.

    The best way to demonstrate the problem is to mimic...
  24. Touchpad on Dell, Win 8.1.1, browser photo links, side panel

    Hi All, my new Dell laptop will lose touch pad sensitivity and the right side-swipe panel (and clock) will appear when my pointer is over photo links on some web pages. While testing for this thread...
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    This is interesting, I had replied to another...

    This is interesting, I had replied to another thread: "Have you tried 8.1.1" and it created this thread. I used quick reply.

    Maybe an admin thought it warranted a thread of its own.
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