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Forum: Vista Installation Forum 08-26-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 2,946
Posted By tcash11
MS is your only hope

I had this issue once when I decided against having vista as my main OS on a computer and reinstalled XP and then setup a virtual machine to run vista. I called microsoft and explained the issue and...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 08-24-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,066
Posted By tcash11
Red face Maybe I exagerated a bit...

Ok so you got me, perhaps I exagerated a bit on the full reinstall method. But Im a fan of doing full formats, not just quick formats, and that does take significantly longer. And the vista install...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 08-23-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 3,218
Posted By tcash11
Delete the icon

Sorry, what I meant was delete the whole Icon and create a new one and add it to the start menu.
Forum: Vista Networking Forum 08-23-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 3,348
Posted By tcash11
Everyone Setting

Here is a nice article explaining the Vista networking deal http://www.microsoft.com/technet/network/evaluate/vista_fp.mspx
In short, there is an option in your file sharing settings that you can...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 08-23-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,066
Posted By tcash11
Angry Re-Install...

Havnt had this exact issue but several similar "dead ends" that I always end up just re-installing vista and it goes away. I know it sucks to do the backup, 3 hour re-format of the HD, 2 hour...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 08-23-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 3,218
Posted By tcash11
Start from scratch

How about deleting the current links entirely and then recreating them from scratch.
Forum: Search Engines 08-22-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 6,601
Posted By tcash11
Thumbs up Google Sky

Yet another fun and entertaining development from google...its nice to see they are spending their rediculous amount of money on keeping us distracted at work ;)
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Forum: Vista Audio 08-21-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 3,471
Posted By tcash11
Exclamation Music listening affects network

http://it.slashdot.org/it/07/08/21/1441240.shtml
Cant be good for streaming music (or video?) either.
Forum: Vista UAC 08-21-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 4,333
Posted By tcash11
Run As Administrator

I know its rather annoying but is probably for the best when trying to get noobs to use vista w/o fear of messing up the computer. Vista has kind of taken the *nix approach to file permissions and...
Forum: Programming 08-20-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 6,125
Posted By tcash11
Thumbs up My Fav

The notepad replacement I use is called TextPad and I use it TONS. Its certianly not a IDE replacement (dreamweaver, Visual Studio), but it has fantastic features such as sorting, duplicate line...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 08-20-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 4,200
Posted By tcash11
Monitor Battery Too

Sounds like you should also Monitor you battery also. Though Vista should warn you several minutes before a shutdown due to battery power. There are some great vista sidebar battery monitor gadgets...
Forum: Vista UAC 08-20-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 4,008
Posted By tcash11
Disable UAC

First thing I do with any computer I look at running Vista is disable UAC so that all the annoying "are you sure" and "no permission" pop ups go away. So here is another thing you can try...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 08-10-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 2,095
Posted By tcash11
Question Some things to try

There are some suggestions here http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20061228111827AArkDwT
BUT Im guessing it has nothing to do with your browser settings and more to do with a firewall. Are...
Forum: Science & Technology 07-18-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 7,326
Posted By tcash11
Cool Moria??

Looks like the great Halls of the dwarf lords in the mines of Moria. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Dwarrodelf.jpg
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-18-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 2,228
Posted By tcash11
Cool Should be fine to store to

You should be fine to store things there; just think of it as another My Documents folder. You can even install and run programs from there. I have noticed that most domestic machines come factory...
Forum: Vista Malware Forum 07-18-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 3,980
Posted By tcash11
Friggin scary...

Though some sort of hardware level security (which is becoming more and more wide spread these days) could squash this I would think.
Forum: Vista Help Forum 06-10-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 4,477
Posted By tcash11
Question More sys info

Unfortunatly I think that your hardware might just be a little dated and light for what vista needs to run to any level of potential. There are things with the OS that require a minimum amount of...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 06-06-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 2,796
Posted By tcash11
Thumbs up I have...

Just got a Western Digital 160 gig Passport...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 05-31-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 2,487
Posted By tcash11
Did you get windows cd?

Did your computer come with a windows cd or recovery disk? If so and you just got it there is no reason for backup, so just format and reinstall windows. Did it come this way from the ebay seller? ...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 05-28-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,711
Posted By tcash11
Cool My suggestion...

In my experience with vista thus far, I have had much better luck with "things working" on computers that have had a fresh install. I believe the reason for this, and possibly the reason you may be...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 05-25-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,711
Posted By tcash11
Question Upgrade or Fresh?

Did you do an upgrade or fresh install of vista? Have you also gone through your hardware list and made sure to go to their sites and download the most recent vista drivers (if they exist)?
Forum: Vista Help Forum 05-25-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 4,147
Posted By tcash11
Double check

Are you positive you are logged in as "Wheeler"? Go to start menu and click on your picture in the upper right and verify that the user accounts screen that comes up says "Wheeler Administrator". ...
Forum: Vista Features Forum 05-23-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 4,823
Posted By tcash11
Cool Ultimate Explorer Gadget

Hey All
I just released a new gadget that we have been working long and hard on and wanted to point it out for anyone that wants to check it out. Here is the MS Live Gallery link...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 05-23-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 4,147
Posted By tcash11
Actual Paths

Have you checked around in the actual file paths with windows explorer? Like C:\Users\YourUserName\Documents\something_that_is_missing to see if its still there and you are indeed somehow on a...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 05-21-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 1,617
Posted By tcash11
See here

Take a look at this thread http://www.vistahelpforum.com/showthread.php?t=77
If you dont want to do it that way you will need to purchase the full version of Vista, not the upgrade. Upgrading from...
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