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    XP Mode Needed?

    I've read many links included in this forum & online in general, but still lack clarity on why XP Mode would be needed for use in Win 7 Pro.

    If you're using 32-bit software made this decade, what...
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    Used the K-Lite full as suggested by Dr Who, but...

    Used the K-Lite full as suggested by Dr Who, but the MPC displays the videos in such a way that almost look like partly-colorized B&W film or appear like negative film images.
  3. Directory > 'Properties' > 'Security' : this is...

    Directory > 'Properties' > 'Security' : this is one of the areas I was having trouble entering an object or user.

    I haven't been able to, but shouldn't I be able to enter...
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    Hi, Clint ~ Removed & reinstalled Media Player...

    Hi, Clint ~

    Removed & reinstalled Media Player 11, moved back to 10, then back to 11. AVI files cannot be played in any of them & all other media files play OK. The sample AVI file in the MS link...
  5. Hi, Malc, 1) All home PCs are in the same XP...

    Hi, Malc,

    1) All home PCs are in the same XP workgroup, "WORKGROUP".

    2) No problems accessing the Shared Folder, but we're not using that at all as we are doing more than transferring files -...
  6. My account does exist on the child's PC.

    My account does exist on the child's PC.
  7. Thank for the reply, Joe. The workstations can...

    Thank for the reply, Joe.

    The workstations can see each other when pinging the IP fine and I can access & see the contents of the C:\ drive after I've mapped a drive from my machine to child's...
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    Windows Media Player 11 on Windows XP Pro SP3...

    Windows Media Player 11 on Windows XP Pro SP3 appears to not be able to play AVI files.

    The AVI file I'm trying to play is 24 bit MS-MPEG4 V2 video compression.

    DLd the Xvid, Divx & FFS codec...
  9. Our child has a WinXP Pro SP3 notebook computer...

    Our child has a WinXP Pro SP3 notebook computer in her bedroom. We want to fully access the notebook from another computer on our home network.

    I've shared the C:\ drive, mapped a drive to it on...
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    Too late for April Fools, but well worth doing...

    Too late for April Fools, but well worth doing anyway. Print out and stick one to the front of all the printers in the/an/your office. Then sit back and enjoy!
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    In Windows 7, some programs that you are used to...

    In Windows 7, some programs that you are used to running & minimizing to the system tray notification area instead minimize to the Taskbar. And I am not talking about items that are pinned to the...
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    I have an old directory w/ hundreds of old files...

    I have an old directory w/ hundreds of old files (prolly Word Perfect) that have various or no extensions. I've learned that adding ".doc" to the file name permits MS Word to open & convert the file...
  13. Remove iGoogle 'Home' Tab & Left Column (IE7, Avant, others)

    From your iGoogle Home page, enter this into the address bar:
    >> http://www.google.com/ig/settings
    From 'Language', select 'English (UK)'
    Change NOTHING else
    Press 'Save' button at...
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    Re: Build System Restore DVD

    Good, Doc, thanks!

    I've narrowed it down to Shadow Protect & True Image. Paramount is the ability to boot to optical medium or an external hard drive w/ the program utility on it to simply restore...
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    Re: Build System Restore DVD

    Scott ~

    In your use w/ the Ghost, can you take the image stored on a DVD, insert it into the DVD tray of a non-formatted, new HD w/ no OS, boot to it and have the entire system that was saved...
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    Re: Build System Restore DVD

    Hi, Al!

    Acronis True Image I've never had luck with in th past - typically plagued w/ corruption issues when trying to restore, so I have no confidence in it. I'm not looking for anything free,...
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    Build System Restore DVD

    I just built a new notebook & have all the software & settings set up just the way desired.

    What I'd like to do is make the homemade equivalent of the otherwise nefarious Dell System Restore DVD....
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    Re: Copy User Profile (Vista Business)

    OK, here is an easy way to do this that I've successfully tested with Vista Business & Windows Server 2008 Standard:

    - Delete all the accounts except the Admin with all the settings, Desktop,...
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    Copy User Profile (Vista Business)

    I have a primary admin account set up w/ the Desktop, display settings & all the configurations the way I want them to be. On the same workstation, there are 4 new user accounts created. Rather than...
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    Re: W2K8S Admin Account (W2K8S SP1)

    Gotcha. OK, will follow the same protocol as done in XP - thanks, guys
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    Re: W2K8S Admin Account (W2K8S SP1)

    That's what I'm wondering - the Server edition is supposed to have the better base code. The Windows server editions have them enabled by default & am under the impression they are normally used as...
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    W2K8S Admin Account (W2K8S SP1)

    I had beta tested & used Vista Ultimate for about a 19 months & was turned off by the bloat, nags & incompatibilities, eventually going back to XP. Recently I was turned on to using Windows Server...
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    Re: Unable to Snap-in 'Group Policy'

    1) .exe.......the simplest things are oft overlooked - what a bonehead (me)...thanks.
    2) The goal is to shut down the shutdown event tracker, so yes, I guess I could - or should....thank you again....
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    Unable to Snap-in 'Group Policy'

    1) Windows Server 2008 Standard > Start > Run > enter "mmc.msc" > message = Microsoft Management Console cannot be found: Shouldn't the MMC be accessible this way?

    2) Accessing the MMC another way...
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    Re: Undesired Date Correction (Word 2007)

    Hi, Mac ~

    In Word 2007, Insert > Quick Parts > Field > CreateDate (or SaveDate or PrintDate), yet the date comes out as today's date or 'XXX 0, 0000', literally.

    The metadata may not be there...
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