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  1. I know you don't want to activate the...

    I know you don't want to activate the Administrator account, but maybe you can compromise by temporarily enabling it, giving it a password, setting up the VPN and then disabling the Administrator...
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    Before you go too far down the path of changing...

    Before you go too far down the path of changing ownerships/permissions, please be aware that this is by design. The "Documents and Settings" folder you knew and loved was moved to "Users". They...
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    There might be another solution. I think you...

    There might be another solution. I think you could create a backup image of your RAID/ATA, switch modes, format and restore from the backup.
  4. Thread: Win7 Pro ISO

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    Those of us with grey hair open a command prompt,...

    Those of us with grey hair open a command prompt, navigate to the root of the drive and type "DIR *.ISO /S".
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    If those 7000 unread emails contain attachments...

    If those 7000 unread emails contain attachments or include graphics, yes, they could be causing your problem. Especially if that 7000 number is rapidly growing.
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    Earphones work but speakers (using the same jack)...

    Earphones work but speakers (using the same jack) don't? Maybe the speakers are not getting power.
  7. Do you mean Network Access PROTECTION Agent?...

    Do you mean Network Access PROTECTION Agent? Based on the description of that service, I would leave it alone.
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    [Everything that I've learned about backup comes...

    [Everything that I've learned about backup comes from those days of W95 & 98...] You, Sir, are a young whippersnapper. I backed up as best I could to floppies under CP/M :)[/QUOTE]

    As I recall,...
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    When I purchased a USB cable for my Pantech...

    When I purchased a USB cable for my Pantech phone, there was a choice. I could get a cable with only the power wires or one with power & signal wires. Maybe your cable is power only?
  10. They moved it and made it more granular....

    They moved it and made it more granular.
    Computer Configuration\Policies\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Advanced Audit Configuration\Audit Policies\Account Logon\Audit Credential Validation
    And...
  11. Maybe the components that drive HDMI are getting...

    Maybe the components that drive HDMI are getting hot and it takes a half hour to reach the critical temperature.
    As a test, try running an HDMI device with some active chilling (like an air...
  12. You seem to have two problems: First, Picasa...

    You seem to have two problems: First, Picasa Updater was not uninstalled with your uninstallation of Picasa. Second, something is keeping that from running. If that cannot run, other...
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    These 20 users probably have 2 or 3 devices each....

    These 20 users probably have 2 or 3 devices each. All the suggestions so far may limit usage per device, but I can't think of any solution that will limit usage to 10GB per user. I believe your only...
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    I think symlinks are stored in the appropriate...

    I think symlinks are stored in the appropriate file system so they should follow the device wherever you use it.
    CAVEAT: The file system must be NTFS. I would try it on some other (scrap) folder...
  15. Perhaps theoldgeek is evaluating it much deeper...

    Perhaps theoldgeek is evaluating it much deeper than I will. I just throw it onto any old leftover thing I have lying around. If it becomes, as theoldgeek says, an unpleasant experience, I just...
  16. Do you mean the actual SYSTEM account (as opposed...

    Do you mean the actual SYSTEM account (as opposed to the Administrator)?
    Try running a scheduled task via the "at" command in a CMD window.
    Example:
    at 15:00 "net stop print spooler"
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    Chung, Add another THANKS for this excellent...

    Chung,
    Add another THANKS for this excellent post.
    And a big WELCOME to the lounge. We need people of your knowledge and writing ability.
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    Everything made sense up until you mentioned...

    Everything made sense up until you mentioned "three displays". What exactly is your setup?
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    Fat32 format has file size limits. Could that be...

    Fat32 format has file size limits. Could that be the problem?
  20. Thread: Repeat Search

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    Ah, yes. I was referring to the search box in...

    Ah, yes. I was referring to the search box in Explorer. The Start search box doesn't do it.
  21. Thread: Repeat Search

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    When I click inside the search box, it displays...

    When I click inside the search box, it displays the last few search-terms and I can click one of them to repeat a search.
  22. I too was hoping someone had an answer for this....

    I too was hoping someone had an answer for this.
    The best I can suggest is to use your web browser's search within the relevant document.
  23. [SOLVED] Your additional network connection appears to be...

    Your additional network connection appears to be a FireWire port. If you've connected a video camera or external hard drive to this computer, that's where it came from. If it's not interfering with...
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    [SOLVED] Here's something you can safely try. Download...

    Here's something you can safely try.
    Download and burn a Linux live DVD (your favorite distro).
    Then boot from the DVD with your external drive connected.
    With any luck, you will be able to see...
  25. There are three parts to your one question: 1....

    There are three parts to your one question:
    1. Can you share a printer from XP to win8? Jerry has answered that.
    2. How to stop the XP from connecting to the internet? As usual, HowToGeek has an...
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