Recent content by zvit

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    Windows 7 Issue with Pioneer Blu-Ray Writer

    Andy, although I wrote this 3 years and one month ago... you're welcome. :):)
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    Disable Windows Explorer

    Unplug the computer. Ok, seriously... what do you mean to disable Windows explorer? Explorer is the operating system for windows and you need it to run the Windows software.
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    Program for all text, Photo files

    To find all text files, you can do a search for .txt or .doc files. Same for pictures but I think you'd enjoy Picasa for that. Picasa
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    How to delete Mcafee Vaults folder

    Mcafee is a horrible anti virus to use. You should use something good and free such as... List of free safe antivirus/Malware software: 1. Microsoft security essentials:… 2. AVG: They are a lot better then McAfee.
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    safely remove hardware issue

    Anyone every see this, where in the "safely remove hardware" popup, it doesn't list the drive letters or info, so you can't know which drive to remove? As a workaround, I am using a shortcut to the command: "C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL hotplug.dll" which brings...
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    Internet connection sharing not working

    It's great when users post the solutions to their own issues. It's a great benefit for others who have similar issues. Thanks for that!
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    How can I delete my account from

    It's been 2.5 years since the post started... I'm sure he's long gone... :-)
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    Problem with Windows Media Player

    Do you have to use WMP? I'd suggest using VLC or KMplayer. Most issues with WMP are not on those.
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    Find similar images

    There are two great sources on the web to find images similar (visually) to a selected image. Google images and Timeye - MatchEngine I am looking for a Windows software that can do this on one's computer. Say I have lots of pictures of clouds, scattered in different drives and I want to bring...
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    Preventing Win 7 From Automatically Installing Graphics Driver?

    On the right side, in the Windows Updates window, there is "change settings" where you have all the flexibility to determine how Windows handles updates.
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    Preventing Win 7 From Automatically Installing Graphics Driver?

    Also, when you see it in windows updates (it should be under "optional updates") right click it and choose "hide update".
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    Print Shop 23.1 on Windows 7 64 bit

    Try turning off UAC and see if that helps. Turn User Account Control on or off
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    Change options of the right-click menu of the taskbar

    Welcome to the forums. Easiest way would be to create a shotcut to C:\Windows\System32\taskmgr.exe and then right click the shortcut, choose properties and go to compatibility and check "run this program as administrator."
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    DDE Connectivity Lost after Windows 7 Update

    Well, I can mention it to Steve Ballmer (Bill Gate's replacement) at lunch tomorrow but I think he will be late as he must go helicopter shopping... Sorry, I couldn't help myself. :-) Unfortunately, I'm not on the Microsoft committee and I only volunteer here, but you can report bugs here...
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    DDE Connectivity Lost after Windows 7 Update

    I couldn't find a reason for this update to conflict the DDE server but Microsoft says that it's a pretty important security update and I wouldn't give up on it. Look at your non-critical updates and see if there is anything that has to do with Microsoft office. Maybe if you also update the...