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  1. Notetab Pro a great text & HTML editor

    I too am a long-time fan of Notetab Pro and consider it the best money I ever spent. For coding such as HTML, you need the full version so code is colour-coded and indented. I still use Dreamweaver...
  2. I guess I got lazy creating images with Acronis...

    I guess I got lazy creating images with Acronis TI to my network drive. Then I copied the latest to a USB stick - never leave home without it. ;) Although it requires me to carry laptops to the other...
  3. The Macrium site states that WinPE does not...

    The Macrium site states that WinPE does not support WiFi so you may have been using an ethernet cable. I have one USB, my only input port.
  4. Dan Eckert was looking for Partition Magic

    In the last WindowsSecrets newsletter, Where to find copies of old/abandoned software it said Dan Eckert was looking for a way to access old PowerQuest’s Datakeeper files. Can someone let Dan know I...
  5. To summarize I gave up on Win 10 backup image -...

    To summarize I gave up on Win 10 backup image - it created the image file on my network drive (Wi-Fi) after several tries involving cryptic error messages. But the restore could not access the NAS...
  6. I can access my network drive fine from Windows...

    I can access my network drive fine from Windows 10, just not from WinPE (on the rescue drive). Macrium knowledge base clearly states that WinPE does not support Wi-Fi so NAS drive is not an option....
  7. Thanks all for trying to help. I tried free...

    Thanks all for trying to help. I tried free Macrium Reflect 6.1 and again no problem creating the rescue USB boot drive or image file on my network drive. But running the boot disk (WinPE &...
  8. Can't access image file created by Win 8.1 or Win 10

    I followed the directions in the “Create a System Image” on two PCs but could not access either. I used to use Acronis True Image on a Win 7 and it restored images from external drives just fine.
    ...
  9. My Win7 update settings were notify-only. ...

    My Win7 update settings were notify-only. Several months ago, a Win10 update that I had NOT seen or checked, started all by itself during a regular update, so I cancelled it. I didn't notice for a...
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    I used to program software for 4k computers too,...

    I used to program software for 4k computers too, but managed to find a few bytes to create an error message "Try again stupid!" The users asked me to change it - no sense of humour. Ha!
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    There are a few Windows batch programs in my...

    There are a few Windows batch programs in my library - some do backups. I use the one that backs up personal files using Robocopy (Windows program). Once it's working as you like, then create a task...
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    From the Tools menu select Account Settings (You...

    From the Tools menu select Account Settings
    (You may also select your account in the left pane and select View Settings from the right pane.)
    In the new window, select Composition & Addressing...
  13. I'm a long-time user of Dropbox. I've tried most...

    I'm a long-time user of Dropbox. I've tried most of the others. Dropbox is simple, fast, child-prood and syncs automatically between Windows and Android devices (and more). Has never slowed down...
  14. Perfectly said. But backup software has come a...

    Perfectly said. But backup software has come a long way and now is easy to use. I use Acronis True Image to create an image file once a month for both my system partition and my data partition. My...
  15. I backup personal files on a network drive every...

    I backup personal files on a network drive every day (Western Digital MyBookLive has live backup), then monthly image files of my system and personal drives (Acronis True Image). A copy of the...
  16. Thanks for the info re Open Office. It doesn't...

    Thanks for the info re Open Office. It doesn't do macros in wordpro and not mentioned in the spreadsheet. Are there any Excel Spreadsheet clones that can create macros? Kingsoft handles the...
  17. As the demise of my very old Microsoft Office...

    As the demise of my very old Microsoft Office approaches along with Win-XP, I decided to search for a free replacement. Since I have several spreadsheets using macros so hoped I could find something...
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    I've been trying to find/fix a laptop that wakes...

    I've been trying to find/fix a laptop that wakes immediately after sleeping. (I'm pretty sure at this point I will have to restore the system from an "image" backup) Here are some things I tried...
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    I'm not sure if this will solve your problem but...

    I'm not sure if this will solve your problem but I'm had to reset drive letters a number of times and this is the process I use. If it's too cryptic, please feel free to contact me for a full...
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    Just had an odd experience in Explorer. I had...

    Just had an odd experience in Explorer. I had selected Recent Places and the right pane was blank. When I returned several minutes later a "CustomDestinations" folder had appeared in the right pane....
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    I also wanted to add Recent Places to my Start...

    I also wanted to add Recent Places to my Start Menu -- but it's empty. :huh: I couldn't find a setting that I might have cleared as I tend to clear out anything that looks like fluff. Anyone know...
  22. Mouse wakes laptop from sleep even after disabling

    We have laptops both with Microsoft Wireless Mobile mouse 6000. Both have the mouse options set to NOT allow wake from sleep:
    Start > Control Panel > System and Security > System
    > Device...
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    [/URL]I have been using Dropbox for a short while...

    [/URL]I have been using Dropbox for a short while but it is the solution for using files on different devices (desktop, laptop, smart phone...). You can also share files with other people with a...
  24. Can't post to link from WindowsSecrets newsletter

    Feedback welcome: Have a question or comment about this story? Post your thoughts, praises, or constructive criticisms in the WS Columns forum.

    I tried to use the link above and the page said I...
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    This is the first forum I've ever seen where a...

    This is the first forum I've ever seen where a post from 2001 is followed by posts from 2010, 2009 and then 2001 again. My account settings is set to display "oldest first", which I assume means...
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