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viewing pictures in the file folders by Jason L
In XP when you open a folder of pictures you can see the image in the file folder with previewing, I can not seem to get it to do that in Vista, is there a way to set properties to view the picture in the folder before opening?
September 10th 07 09:20 PM
by Shimerly Go to last post
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Right click to open folder in a new window Customize indi folder o by Christina
Not sure what happened, but I used to be able to right click on a folder from inside a folder and it would open in a new window/had the option to open in new folder. I know how to set the folders to each open in a new window, however I don't want this to be the case for each folder. Is there a way to customize this folder by folder? Thanks Christina
September 10th 07 08:40 PM
by Ronnie Vernon MVP Go to last post
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"Internet explorer has stopped working" message in Vista by avp144
I have Vista Home Premium, IE7 shutts down when i try to go to some pages, for example Dell's drivers & Downloads.
September 10th 07 06:20 PM
by erazoner[_2_] Go to last post
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offline files and NAS by Derrick Michelson
I have a user running Vista that is unable to use synchronize files. The documents are stored on a NAS (Intel SS4000-E), and none of the documents are able to sync. I know the synchronization has changed with Vista, but has anyone had any luck synchronizing to a NAS device? Thanks in advance
September 10th 07 04:27 PM
by Derrick Michelson Go to last post
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Offline folders with SBS2003 by Alex
In the server (SBS 2003) I have a folder with several sub-folders and hundreds of files, The entire folder is set to be available offline as they are all the sub-folders and files. The problem is that some of these files are not available when I go offline. What is weird is that in Windows Explorer all the files, including the ones that are not available, are marked with the green round logo with...
September 10th 07 02:54 PM
by Alex Go to last post
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Deleting a desktop icon with sorce file removed by masch6430
I recently installed a program that I immediately decided I didn't want to keep. So I deleted it. Now I can't get rid of its associated icon that is on my desktop.
September 10th 07 01:16 PM
by brink[_887_] Go to last post
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Windows Photo Gallery by Bob McConnell
Windows Photo Gallery does not show my installed printer (HP 2600n - home network) only the Microsoftt XPS writer. Yet all other MS and other programs show the printer when I go to print (Even the Help Menu print in Windows Photo Gallery. If I go to use the Install Printer option in Windows Photo Gallery I can not find the printer when I browse for a network printer only the other two...
September 9th 07 10:56 PM
by Kelvin[_3_] Go to last post
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Vista' Search by LBaldi2590
How can I restrict the search to just find documents (word & excel) and no other files or folders?
September 9th 07 09:14 PM
by Dave Go to last post
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Password by Jerry MAY
Hi, How can I protect a folder or drive with a password with Vista Ultimate ? Regards, Jerry
September 9th 07 01:25 PM
by Peter Foldes Go to last post
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Inconsistent Search Results by Julian
Any ideas what's wrong or how to fix it? I do a search from the Start button - up come all the files I would expect to find the keyword in (in indexed locations), including MS Word 2002 docs (and I note, in the words docs inside ZIP files... I'm sure indexing didn't work like that before!) Use Search from the Start menu and I get the same (good) results. But - open a folder which contains...
September 9th 07 12:02 PM
by Julian Go to last post
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Protection of folders by ThosRTanner
Not sure this is the correct newsgroup, but hopefully... I have a slight issue on my vista PC with the hard disk - but I am a bit short of space on the C drive and have started installing stuff on the D drive. I created a "Program Files" folder on the D drive to be tidy and started installing stuff in there. However, the protection on this folder isn't the same as the "Program Files" on the...
September 9th 07 07:02 AM
by ThosRTanner Go to last post
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Noticed this a few times by Mark
I'm running Vista Premium. A few times I've noticed that when deleting files (select all, delete) not all the files are deleted so it needs a second bite to capture them all. I've also noticed the same when moving files. Only seems to be a problem if deleting/moving large numbers. Mark
September 9th 07 07:00 AM
by Mark Go to last post
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The icon on my music is the plain yellow folder, and i want it blu by help, i need somebody
How can I change it back to the blueish vista like icon with the cd? It's just a plain yellow folder. I go to customize but it doesnt work.
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September 9th 07 02:33 AM
by Rogue[_2_] Go to last post
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I can't empty my recycle bin by Microsoft Beta
Not sure this is the right group to post this in so apologies if not. I am not able to empty my recycle bin completely. If I open it to view the files, I am able to manually delete all but 1 file. The file that won't delete is (was) a recorded tv capture and I've also tried restoring that file but am not able to do that as well. Clicking Properties tells me the file is 729MB and I'm not able to...
September 8th 07 07:48 PM
by Paul Go to last post
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How to restore copy defaults? by QueenApril
I somehow lost the option to choose whether to overwrite, save or create a duplicate file when copying. I.E. There is already a file named Testfile. Do you want to replace that file with the new file, keep the old file, or keep both (rename to Testfile(2). I know this is a simplified version of what it asks, but you get the idea. I'm sure I clicked somewhere to "apply this option...
September 8th 07 07:04 PM
by QueenApril Go to last post
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Vista vs Kaspersky by occam
I have installed and running Kaspersky Anti-virus 7.0 on my portable (Windows Vista Business). Kaspersky thinks it is protecting my pc. ('Computer protection status' says so.) However I have the red warning shield (red cross)saying that Kaspersky has been turned off. When I go to 'Windows security centre' and click 'Turn on now', I get the usual two options ('Yes, I trust...' , 'No,i would...
September 8th 07 12:51 PM
by Joe Reg[_4_] Go to last post
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Customize folder - Apply to all sub folders does NOT work. by Ab
If I open up windows explorer and go to the folder I keep all my photos in, "D:\1 PICS" and I right click on it and choose properties, then customize, I choose the "Pictures and Videos" template. Then I click the checkbox that says "Also apply this template to all subfolders" Then I hit ok. I open the folder and there I have many different folders containing photos. Now if I open up the...
September 8th 07 12:35 PM
by brink[_836_] Go to last post
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Cannot delete Java SE Development Kit from Vista by Wayne
Hello, I need to reinstall the JDK but the installer insists the development kit is still installed, when I agree to re-installing it just stays in an endless loop of telling me it is already installed and do I want to reinstall. I have physically deleted all the java directories and last night paid 40 bucks for a registry cleaner that has made no difference. When I try to delete using the...
September 8th 07 02:40 AM
by Wayne Go to last post
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Apply Properties File Error by Joe Reg
Hi Everyone, I have several thousand MP3's and recently got a Zune. Now I'm trying to organize my MP3's in a way that Zune likes. However there are some files that I cannot change the attributes. When I attempt to edit the "Album" and "Artist" details I get the following message. The box is titled "Apply Properties File". The message box states:"An unexpected error is preventing the...
September 7th 07 08:50 PM
by Joe Reg Go to last post
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Vista Documents folder redirected by Jo Himself
Good afternoon I have deployed Vista to our workstations and set the folder redirection in the mandatory profile. The "Documents" folder redirects to the fileserver as does "Music", "Videos" etc. This functions perfectly from the end user perspective but when I log on to the fileserver and look at the "users" folder all I can see are folders called "Documents". The folders used to be named...
September 6th 07 03:37 PM
by kws[_2_] Go to last post
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