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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   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: […]  


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


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, […]   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    


All users desktop: C:\Users\Public\Desktop\ All users start menu: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\  


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