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How to disable Group By in Windows 7 To turn off Group By completely: Open any directory in Windows Explorer. Right-click and choose Group by > (None) Press the Alt key, so that the Explorer menu bar appears and chooseTools → Folder Options. Go to the View tab and click Apply to Folders. This will apply […]

Network icon not appearing in taskbar but shows as working in Network Connections. Just doesn’t appear to be getting an IP. This worked http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-networking/windows-7-diagnostics-policy-service-not-running/a73dbb62-86f8-4f3e-98aa-8e71c126ecd3?auth=1   go to start ,search and type:- cmd, right click on returned cmd.exe and select “run as administrator” at the prompt type:- net localgroup Administrators /add networkservice press enter then type: […]

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/174077-system-wont-boot-ssd-please-help.htm

As long as the drive is OK and can view it on another machine. Goto c:\windows\systems32 license.rtf

http://www.bonusbits.com/wiki/HowTo:Manually_Activate_Windows_with_KMS https://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/jj612867.aspx https://grok.lsu.edu/Article.aspx?articleId=16651 https://saltwetbytes.wordpress.com/2012/07/30/resolving-a-product-key-not-found-error-on-a-ksm-client-on-windows-2008/

Was getting pissed off when opening a CAB file in Windows 7, coping all files then trying to paste them in explorer.  Constantly kept asking the “File Download – Security Warning”.  I wasn’t going to sit through 1829 files and click SAVE, SAVE, SAVE, SAVE.   Couldn’t get rid of the fing message. So found Expand, […]

http://www.heerengandhi.com/2009/07/29/firefox-icon-went-missing-in-windows-7-heres-a-fix/comment-page-1/   Close all folder windows that are currently open. Launch Task Manager using the CTRL+SHIFT+ESC key sequence, or by running taskmgr.exe In the Process tab, right-click on the Explorer.exe process and select End Process Click the End process button when asked for confirmation. From the File menu of Task Manager, select New Task (Run…) […]

Normally type COMPUTER\administrator Now you can just type .\administrator

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/where-does-microsoft-outlook-2010-save-my-information-and-configurations-HP010354943.aspx  

All users desktop: C:\Users\Public\Desktop\ All users start menu: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\ http://headadmin.net/?p=208

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