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  1. fjgold

    Copy filenames and full filepaths

    Discovered this neat tool that allows the user to copy a file name to the clipboard with a right click menu item. Clicking shift at the same time will also copy the full path. Great if you need to enter the full path to a file in a form etc. Copy filenames to the Windows clipboard with...
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    Stellarium Upgrade issues

    The astronomy app Stellarium has just received a major upgrade (from v 0.10.5 to v 0.10.6). I experienced issue with the program fonts not rendering correctly with my older ATi Radeon Mobility X1400 video card. Some SiS video is affected by this bug also. The issue is related to the default...
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    [Guide] Using Clonezilla-Live as a backup solution

    Hi folks, I've been using Clonezilla-Live for awhile now to create images of my Win 7 and other OS installs. Clonezilla provides the peace of mind that only a bit by bit image backup regimen can provide (IMHO). It does have a learning curve however. I've created a guide to using Clonezilla...
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    Getting rid of XP

    Hi Folks, I'm posting this to illustrate how I replaced\removed XP from my system in favor of Win 7. First some background. I've been using Win 7 since the beta as part of a multiboot setup on my Acer laptop. The other MS OS was my old XP install. My old XP was located at the...
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    A new and improved Clonezilla imaging tool

    As some of you may know I've been using Clonezilla for a few months as my primary backup (imaging program). Clonezilla replaced the Partimage I had been using for years. It is much more flexible. The version I originally began using was Clonezilla-live1.2.3-27. Because most live programs work...
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    Discussion about MS Genuine Advantage

    This is not an issue but an observation open for discussion. Ever since installing Win 7 home in December of last year I have my computer boot interrupted at least every month by a dialog box "informing" me that I may not have a genuine copy of Win 7 and requesting my input to verify that I...
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    Create a desktop launcher (shortcut) to shutdown\restart Ubuntu.

    Hi Folks, Cybermoron posted a thread on creating a nifty shutdown button on the Win 7 desktop to make shutdown\restart easier. I posted that I use a similar method to shutdown\restart my Ubuntu installs using a simple python script. He suggested I share that here in the Linux section so here...
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    New version of Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

    Hi Folks, MS just recently re-released their "improved" GUI tool to create a USB flash installer for Win 7 all versions. As you may or may not know their original release was found to be in violation of the GNU General Public License v2 (GPLv2) and they removed it from the MS store because of...
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    strange cause and effect phenomenom

    Hi folks, Happy Thanksgiving. Win 7 RC (build 7100) I have an Acer notebook with bluetooth (see my sig for specs). It has a switch on the front right of the machine to turn the bluetooth on and off. Because I don't use bluetooth I have it turned off and also have no drivers installed for it...
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    Adventures with Win 7

    What an adventure!! I'm posting this in the hopes of preventing someone, somewhere some grief if they use a similar approach to setting up a new HDD. I just purchased a new, larger (Seagate Momentus 7200 rpm HDD,320 GB) to replace the 200 GB Momentus 7200 rpm drive I've been using for awhile...
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    vanishing HDD space

    Hi folks, Question here, First I have System Restore disabled so that can't be the source of the issue. It seems that my drive space (the partition Win 7 is on) keeps getting smaller even though I haven't added any programs or large amounts of data. I'm not talking a great deal of space just 200...
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    Windows 7 Changing startup sound

    Like Vista, Win 7 doesn't offer a way to change the stupid startup sound to something more appropriate. A Google search led me to this trick posted on this WinVistaClub forum. How to change Windows Vista's startup sound. - Windows Vista Help Forum The method described seems to work for Win 7...
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