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  1. Fixed it. It was all about either sorting or...

    Fixed it. It was all about either sorting or grouping in File Explorer. Sorry I can't be more specific but I was in a bit of a frustration filled mouse-clicking frenzy, jumping backwards and...
  2. Okay, the locations tab is there because M:\...

    Okay, the locations tab is there because M:\ drive was a targeted location for 'My Documents'. I moved that location elsewhere, off a network drive (the process copied all my files to that new...
  3. Differences Between Different Mountings of the Same Network Drive

    Went back to basics after finding out that re-mounting the drive with a new letter seems to fix the problem and tried a comparison between a working version (T: ) and the faulty version (M: ). Did...
  4. Just noticed something very interesting. If I'm...

    Just noticed something very interesting. If I'm in accessing an application that has me attaching files (e.g. happened 2 minutes ago in Thunderbird) the attachment window comes up and looks almost...
  5. Hi Bigmac56, Okay, the support fix didn't work....

    Hi Bigmac56,
    Okay, the support fix didn't work. So, next thing I tried was the UNC addressing. I currently have the drive mapped to M:\, so rather than remove that mapping, I just mapped to another...
  6. Win7 File Explorer Very Slow Accessing Network Drive

    I am using a mapped network drive (SATA, DLink, ran very well for years in its current setup) and for some reason Win7 File Explorer recently started takeing a very long time to list the contents of...
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    Hi Fred, Liked the ideas about using Disk...

    Hi Fred,

    Liked the ideas about using Disk Cleanup but the 'Clean up system files' button you mentioned wasn't there. I'm using Win7 64 bit and I have enabled UAC (the UAC solution was suggested in...
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    Hi Fred, Okay, first bit of feedback. Your...

    Hi Fred,

    Okay, first bit of feedback. Your column covers five subjects (bootable USB drives, Windows 8 updates, cloning CDs/DVDs, free search tools) and I want to comment on one of them. Hence,...
  9. Hi Fred, In relation to the WiFi issues that...

    Hi Fred,

    In relation to the WiFi issues that Dave was having, I have just completed two days of VERY frustrating problems with my home WiFi network. Won't bore you with too many intimate details...
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    I got something very similar via a different...

    I got something very similar via a different route; disguised as a packing note for a DHL shipment in an email (had nothing to do with DHL of course). I would normally never have opened it but I was...
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    Hi Lincoln, Loved the column but it really...

    Hi Lincoln,

    Loved the column but it really opened a can of worms when it came to putting my document, music, video folders into the library. I have those folders on a network drive; a D-Link...
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    Yes I did read about that. It wasn't working for...

    Yes I did read about that. It wasn't working for me though. Always went back to a black desktop and almost no icons.
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    Yep, seemed like such a good idea at the time....

    Yep, seemed like such a good idea at the time. Now I know better. It was just a desperate attempt to deal with the 'system disk that ate New York'... it just kept getting bigger and bigger and...
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    Not having any problems now but I thought I'd...

    Not having any problems now but I thought I'd post an issue I was having, with a solution that worked for me. Seems other people have had issues with this on occasion however, I ended up with a...
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    Thanks everyone. I've tried checking the...

    Thanks everyone.

    I've tried checking the headers on one of the offending emails however, there isn't really much I can tell from them. I've compared them to valid emails from my son and can't see...
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    My son is having problems with one of the sites...

    My son is having problems with one of the sites he visits... we think.

    Every now and then everyone in his address book (which we think is his Hotmail address book, as he doesn't use any other...
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