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  1. Thread: W7 install size

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    Thanks for the Update link; seems I already have...

    Thanks for the Update link; seems I already have it installed.
  2. Thread: Disk Check

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    Thanks for the W7 install link. The only area...

    Thanks for the W7 install link. The only area that my install varied was regarding partitions, i did not hit Advanced as i had already cleaned the install hdd, partitioned it and formatted the...
  3. Thread: W7 install size

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    I frequently use Hibernate with XP but if the...

    I frequently use Hibernate with XP but if the size is dependant on RAM and XP only uses 3 gb, and the W7 install has 8gb.

    I did a deep search, tidy and defrag and the size has reduced to around...
  4. Thread: Disk Check

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    It is not dual boot, it is two separate HDD; my...

    It is not dual boot, it is two separate HDD; my long-time use XP with a number of partitions, inc D: MyDocs, and the second HDD for W7 with only two partitions, the OS (100gb) and around 130gb which...
  5. Thread: W7 install size

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    W7 install size

    Yet another!!!!!

    Googling for a W7 install size, I see 'Windows 7 itself takes up 10-12GB of space, then you have the pagefile, hibernation file, System Restore backups and possibly Service Pack...
  6. Thread: W7 updates

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    W7 updates

    Again, what ho one and all,

    With a new W7 install, the system is constantly finding updates and attempting to install them. a Few days ago, there were around 165 updates and I allowed it to run. ...
  7. Thread: Disk Check

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    Disk Check

    What ho one and all,

    Attempting to 'build / install' W7 onto a new HDD but to continue using the computer, I have XP on another HDD and swap as and when necessary.

    When Disk ) in in place, I...
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    Indeed I did! The RawPort removal results are...

    Indeed I did! The RawPort removal results are not very enlightening but there are a couple of methods that will try; including a reg hack.

    May have to do a Restore Point but I have added more...
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    Unable to install software

    Am trying to install various software but frequently getting an error that says MSCVR100.dll is missing.

    According the Mr Google, that means to reinstall C++ which I have done but still the same...
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    What is RawPort?

    What ho one and all,

    Having difficulty getting my HP4050n to work with W7, but that has been solved by using LPT3 rather than the default LPT1. However, in my attempts to install the driver, W7...
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    At the moment, in attempting to set up W7, you...

    At the moment, in attempting to set up W7, you are correct in copying a file to a USB under XP and reading it in W7 is the way to go. Hesitate to wonder what will happen when I migrate my XP D:/ My...
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    Thanks, that is what I did for favourites. Will...

    Thanks, that is what I did for favourites. Will try it in the other direction.

    As for moving the individual favourites to the bar, does not want to happen in my version of Edge. Will keep...
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    Copied the XP Firefox html bookmarks file to a...

    Copied the XP Firefox html bookmarks file to a USB and from there, I have managed to import into Edge. Which brings up antoher question that should be in be in a different section.

    The imported...
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    I have not had the time to try other work-arounds...

    I have not had the time to try other work-arounds yet, even with the UK being locked down and hence plenty of time available, other jobs rear their head.

    I have 3 hdd installed with numerous...
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    Late to the party; thanks, now I sorta...

    Late to the party; thanks, now I sorta understand.

    Probably explains why my access is denied and difficult to resolve with permissions.

    When I put the W7 hdd back, I will have another look...
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    I didn't know that so thanks. I have now managed...

    I didn't know that so thanks. I have now managed to delete some old attachments, so this is what I mean. does that mean I can 'delete' the D&S folder in W7?

    15449

    Where did all these 'people'...
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    Admin accounts, etc

    And here we go again!

    Don't like the os having control over what I am allowed to do, and the various admin accounts is one of those locks.

    I understand from an office pov, but when it is only...
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    That is what I have found, the data files should...

    That is what I have found, the data files should all be visible, but they are not. I backed-up the XP Firefox bookmarks as html but cannot find them in W7 / Edge. although the file is where I put...
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    32 or 64 bit files

    And so to the next question!!!!!

    To create my new W7 installation, I swap out Disk 0 from XP to the new one. I have two other hdd installed, so files that I want to read regarding the install, I...
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    Back on XP for the moment, and the resolution,...

    Back on XP for the moment, and the resolution, icons, menus, everything looks so much 'nicer' than the same resolution under W7.

    I don't know the pixel height of my XP taskbar, but it is larger...
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    Thanks for the links. I know that Ctl = scroll...

    Thanks for the links. I know that Ctl = scroll enlarges / decreases web pages but never tried that on the desktop.

    Unfortunately, it only seems to work with on the desktop, not the font sizes...
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    Agreed, but it is too easy to make changes that...

    Agreed, but it is too easy to make changes that one does to like and almost impossible to remember the previous setting that one did like.

    As for your wear a mask by-line, here in the UK, we are...
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    I know I can adjust font sizes althoughW7 seems...

    I know I can adjust font sizes althoughW7 seems to only offer small, medium and large. But this only affects W7 screens, not individual programs and their menu bars.

    I don't understand why when...
  24. Thread: New W7 install

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    I will have another look when I exchange the hdd,...

    I will have another look when I exchange the hdd, but I am pretty familiar with finding entries and also amending (from details I have found on the web) but pretty sure that it is not there.

    I...
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    Screen resolution

    Again, what ho one and all,

    With my current XP installation, the screen resolution is the default setting of 1680 x 1050 and all looks fine. The taskbar is a good size, icons, Desktop iCalender...
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