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  1. Thread: Name Of C drive

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    Not a problem for me. Someone else's mileage may...

    Not a problem for me. Someone else's mileage may vary.

    I originally called one partition "Videos", because that's what I keep there, and the dumb system took it to mean the "Videos"...
  2. Thread: Name Of C drive

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    I kept it simple: Charlie, Delta, Echo, and Fox.

    I kept it simple: Charlie, Delta, Echo, and Fox.
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    In the Security tab, adding the user-name "Users"...

    In the Security tab, adding the user-name "Users" should get rid of the padlock. I've done this for files and folders.
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    I haven't had as many problems as those listed...

    I haven't had as many problems as those listed above, but I have not seen so many "Explorer Not Responding" messages since Windows 98. I seriously considered changing my computer's name from "HP" to...
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    Getting rid of the auto-refresh would be nice....

    Getting rid of the auto-refresh would be nice. It's my biggest pet peeve about Windows 7. At least make it optional.
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    What I found, after waiting for the 24209...

    What I found, after waiting for the 24209 download, is that the file size for X17-24209.iso is 3,319,478,272 bytes, while X17-58997 is 3,320,903,680. Exactly where the difference lies I have yet to...
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    Now how do we get rid of the slugs in Congress?

    Now how do we get rid of the slugs in Congress?
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    Hmm... just wondering why the file numbers are...

    Hmm... just wondering why the file numbers are different. The Home Premium x64 SP1 is listed as X17-24209.iso, while the one I downloaded is named X17-58997.iso.
  9. There's a ton of 'em. When is SP2 coming out?

    There's a ton of 'em. When is SP2 coming out?
  10. That's what I wanted to know. So (and correct...

    That's what I wanted to know.

    So (and correct me if I'm wrong here) I would do a clean install of Home Premium, apply the upgrade, then apply SP1.

    After that, add whatever updates are still...
  11. Way too much information. Let me rephrase: I...

    Way too much information.

    Let me rephrase: I have a W7 x64 Pro SP1 installation disk, already burned from an ISO file. Has anyone actually used an Anytime Upgrade key to do a full clean install? ...
  12. Copy that, but I have to do a clean install first...

    Copy that, but I have to do a clean install first to get a clean image. I only recently purchased Acronis; by that time a clean image was but a distant memory.
  13. Does Windows 7 Anytime Upgrade allow full clean install?

    Got a question regarding Anytime Upgrade.

    I will be upgrading from W7 x64 Home Premium to Professional. Now, if I were to do a clean install sometime after receiving this, would I have to...
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    If you want to get rid of some of the other junk,...

    If you want to get rid of some of the other junk, try this:

    http://www.door2windows.com/windows-7-navigation-pane-customizer-show-hide-rename-items-in-windows-explorer-navigation-pane/
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    I tried the Registry edit and rebooted - no soap....

    I tried the Registry edit and rebooted - no soap. It's not that big a deal, I suppose.

    The folder names are correct in the program window. It just looks strange in the folder tree. (The altered...
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    Windows Mail folder names

    I have two Windows Mail folders named "Orders and Payments", "Pens and Writing", and "Climax Blues Band".

    In the folder tree, they show up as "Orders and 409", "Pens and Wr f62" and "Climax Blue...
  17. Thread: Winrar

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    WinRAR knowledge base and contact info here: ...

    WinRAR knowledge base and contact info here:

    http://www.win-rar.com/knowledgebase.html

    (What happens when you put a CD in?)
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    Windows Backup died for me sometime between July...

    Windows Backup died for me sometime between July 27th and last weekend.

    "The backup application could not start due to an internal server error. Server execution failed (0x80080005).

    Yeesh....
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    I don't mean to step on any toes here, but I have...

    I don't mean to step on any toes here, but I have clean-installed Windows 7 three times, and every time, I have deleted this folder (Documents and Settings) with absolutely no ill effects whatsoever....
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    Three times I tried to slipstream SP1; three...

    Three times I tried to slipstream SP1; three times the laptop locked up. That was enough for me.

    Highly recommend using a download manager rather than your browser for these. (I use DownThemAll...
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    I won't get to try this until I do a fresh...

    I won't get to try this until I do a fresh install, but this looks awfully promising:

    http://www.mydigitallife.info/official-windows-7-sp1-iso-from-digital-river/
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    I used a DecWriter in school when I learned...

    I used a DecWriter in school when I learned Fortran IV and APL. Instead of a CRT it printed the input and output on paper. I wrote a blackjack program on it.

    My first "PC" was a Commodore 64 with...
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    Don't bother with the serial number printed on...

    Don't bother with the serial number printed on the case. It's a "bulk" key used by OEMs and most likely will not work, unless you want to call MS and activate Windows by phone. There is a tool called...
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    Just spitballing here, since nothing else seems...

    Just spitballing here, since nothing else seems to have worked - uninstall your touchpad driver and reinstall it. Perhaps there's even a newer version of it available.
    ...
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    The only time I ever had success installing SP1...

    The only time I ever had success installing SP1 was immediately following a clean install.
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