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    Thanks. I assume "net user administrator...

    Thanks. I assume "net user administrator /active:no" turns off the admin account?
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    Users and Groups not available

    I read Issue 480 about accessing Admin account via lusrmgr.msc and was denied. I then tried Computer Management and also could not find User Groups. Attached snips indicate results of my attempt. ...
  3. Thread: USB Devices

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    USB Devices

    Is there a tool to list all USB devices attached and give details more than the limited information in Device Manager. Getting "Properties" from each item in Device Manager really does not tell me...
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    Well! There's a solution. I used SCANPST and...

    Well! There's a solution. I used SCANPST and then compressed the data file ( a few errors found). And the problem has gone. I do use icloud for my contacts, and suspected that may have been the...
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    Outlook startup problem

    Outlook 2010. Every start up attempts to contact "\\pixel.mathtag.com" and this can take up tp 25 seconds. What is this site? I cannot find anything like in the COM addins listed
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    Ghost drive letter

    On a windows Vista machine, I get an error message at random intervals to the effect "Cannot read from Drive K" I do not have a drive K. What suggestions to get rid of this message??
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    Multiple Clipboard

    I seem to remember that in earlier versions of Windows there was a utility which remembered the last 10 copy operations ane could relpay them for a subsequent paste operation - or perhaps it was an...
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    Outlook 2007 email lists

    When creating a new email, and starting to type a name or email address in the 'To' box, Outlook displays a list of recently used emails. Can this list be accessed and edited - as I need to remove...
  9. Thread: Chkdsk

    by dpollock
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    Chkdsk

    Win 7 x64. When using chkdsk, does Windows save a logifle somewhere - the details vanish from the screen immediately the check finishes. If not, is there a parameter for holding the display when...
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    What is using the Internet

    Win 7 x 64. I notice activity lights on my modem/router when I am not actively using the internet. Is there a utility which can analyse what programs or processes are using the connection
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    Open With Context Menu

    Win 7 x 64. I have one program which somehow has duplicate entries on the right click 'Open With' menu. Trivial but irritation. Can I perhaps edit this list of entries in the Register?
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    Joe, I have been working with Windows far too...

    Joe,

    I have been working with Windows far too long. I have been kicking myself ever since reading your reply! ! ! Why look for Registry hacks when the answer was so obvious? Thanks for...
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    Vanishing Jump List

    Windows 7 x64 Professional. In several applications pinned to the top of the Start Menu, a mix of recent documents (pinned and unpinned) is displayed. One particular application - Quicken - has...
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    Thanks, Joe. I may try it, but am concerned...

    Thanks, Joe. I may try it, but am concerned about possible problems with three security progs running at the same time!
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    EMET vs Malwarebytes

    I currently run Microsoft Security Essentials and Malwarebytes on a Win 7 machine. There seem to be several good reviews in the Lounge for the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit. I am not...
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    In Control Panel Power Options, you need to...

    In Control Panel Power Options, you need to 'Change Plan Settings' then 'Change Advanced Power Settings' to see the hibernation & Sleep options?
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    Thanks, Bruce. I did not realise that allowing...

    Thanks, Bruce. I did not realise that allowing hybrid sleep caused the problem. Now fixed with you excellent help
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    Hibernation Menu

    Win 7 X64 desktop machine. Hibernation is set after 30 minutes in Control Panel / Power Options / Advanced Options, and it works just fine. The machine wakes up in 'Resuming Windows' mode. When I...
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    Maybe this comment is unneccesary, but make sure...

    Maybe this comment is unneccesary, but make sure that you select the entire paragraph, INCLUDING the paragraph marker when making changes. It is perhaps a good habit to set hidden codes on, using...
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    I was thinking of the "$Uninstall..$" and "KB . ....

    I was thinking of the "$Uninstall..$" and "KB . . ." files I knew in Win XP, which were no more use once the patch was uninstalled. I just do not want to waste disk space on these if am keeping the...
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    Windows Update files Location

    I cannot find where Win 7 stores its update files and folders. Can anyone point me to the location (?windows\system\??) and let me know what is safe to delete if I do not need uninstall patches?
  22. Formatting Reports Like Table View (Access 2007)

    Having created a tabular report from a Table, using the Report Wizard, is there a way of formatting it so it looks like a print from the table with gridlines and shading on alternate detail lines?
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    Win 7 Briefcase

    I am trying to get a set of files synced from a desktop to a laptop. I created a new briefcase on the main 'desktop' and copied it to the laptop 'desktop'. attempts to sync say that the 'other...
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    Be careful with using the US version and getting...

    Be careful with using the US version and getting it to read old UK data files. I had this problem and it corrupted dates on the records it read in, confuled no doubt by the d/m/y - m/d/y formats. I...
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    Thanks for the command line arguments. Will try...

    Thanks for the command line arguments. Will try this
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