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  1. Thread: Duplicate COM numbers in Device Mgr by Terrypin
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
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    Solved Thanks, yes Iím sure that would have fixed it. ...

    Thanks, yes Iím sure that would have fixed it. (I had previously used that route to deliberately change a COM number.) But I didnít think of trying it for this issue. I thought there might be some...
  2. Thread: Duplicate COM numbers in Device Mgr by Terrypin
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 2 Views 158

    Solved Duplicate COM numbers in Device Mgr

    Under the Ports category I was baffled to find two entries with the same number.
    COM1
    COM3
    COM3

    This became apparent in one of my programs, where I must select just one.

    How can this arise?...
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    Solved Sorry, you're right, I misunderstood. But...

    Sorry, you're right, I misunderstood. But unfortunately that too was unsuccessful.

    However, good news. Once again I tried that PS command - and it worked!

    I've no idea why, but some guesses:...
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    Solved No, as I said, I’d already tried that as the...

    No, as I said, I’d already tried that as the obvious first step.
  5. Replies 7 Views 677

    Solved Thanks, but No. In that non-alphabetic list of...

    Thanks, but No. In that non-alphabetic list of 600-700 free apps I eventually found two calculators, Calculator 2 and Calculator X8. Both gave exactly the same behaviour. They all appear to download,...
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    Solved Apps missing and cannot repair or reinstall

    Calculator is about the only Microsoft App I use but I frequently find it missing from the list:

    233773

    But it's worse on this occasion. I've previously successfully used the following...
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    Thanks. I've concluded it' s down to the Dell...

    Thanks. I've concluded it' s down to the Dell Display Manager. I've disabled it and so far so good.
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    Program windows default opening settings?

    Seem to be getting new behaviour. Programs and folders are opening in a consistent central position and size. That persists however I then close and re-open. I'm pretty sure they used to re-appear...
  9. Thread: Files not opening with correct app by Terrypin
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 5 Views 475

    Solved Thanks Denis, looks good, duly downloaded. I have...

    Thanks Denis, looks good, duly downloaded. I have several NirSoft tools but that’s a new one.

    Terry, UK
  10. Thread: Files not opening with correct app by Terrypin
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 5 Views 475

    Solved @Bree: Many thanks, that is indeed my current...

    @Bree: Many thanks, that is indeed my current version. Installing KB4467682 right now.

    OK, needs a restart, which I'll do later.

    @das10: Thanks, great link, hadn't seen that before.

    Terry, UK
  11. Thread: Files not opening with correct app by Terrypin
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 5 Views 475

    Solved Files not opening with correct app

    I have Media Player Classic (MPC-HC) as my default app for opening various video files (MP4, AVI, etc). But it no longer works. When I d-click such a file type in Windows File Explorer, it always...
  12. Thread: Replace 'Date' with 'Date Modified' by Terrypin
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 28 Views 3,593

    Solved That sounds very likely. They were saves from my...

    That sounds very likely. They were saves from my text editor to sub-folders typically containing a mixture of file types. Including TXT and JPG and MP4. I occasionally use Extra Large, although...
  13. Thread: Replace 'Date' with 'Date Modified' by Terrypin
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 28 Views 3,593

    Solved Away from PC for rest of this evening. I’ll get...

    Away from PC for rest of this evening. I’ll get back to you tomorrow. I suspect that, unlike the bulk, those were being saved to folders not previously set up with Detail view.
  14. Thread: Replace 'Date' with 'Date Modified' by Terrypin
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 28 Views 3,593

    Solved Keith: Just occasionally (it's happened three...

    Keith: Just occasionally (it's happened three times so far in maybe 50 saves) I get what seems like a new type - the 'hybrid' shown here:

    215037

    Details is specified (as required), but unlike...
  15. Thread: Replace 'Date' with 'Date Modified' by Terrypin
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 28 Views 3,593

    Solved Thanks Keith. Powerful stuff, that PS!

    Thanks Keith. Powerful stuff, that PS!
  16. Thread: Replace 'Date' with 'Date Modified' by Terrypin
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 28 Views 3,593

    Solved Hi Keith, Brilliant, you're a star, thanks a...

    Hi Keith,

    Brilliant, you're a star, thanks a bunch!

    That worked perfectly as far as I can tell after a few Saves from various apps.

    --------------------

    BTW, your 'Yes' at the start of...
  17. Thread: Replace 'Date' with 'Date Modified' by Terrypin
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 28 Views 3,593

    Solved Thanks for both replies Keith. Re Notepad...

    Thanks for both replies Keith.

    Re Notepad saves, yes, that is what I get too. Are you saying you know how to change that default using the UI, so that it achieves the following, at least between...
  18. Thread: Replace 'Date' with 'Date Modified' by Terrypin
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 28 Views 3,593

    Solved But not permanently. Various, but often...

    But not permanently.



    Various, but often from my web browser, using Save Image As.
  19. Thread: Replace 'Date' with 'Date Modified' by Terrypin
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 28 Views 3,593

    Solved Rich, I’m not sure whether we’re now...

    Rich,

    I’m not sure whether we’re now discussing my original question, which was about file browser dialogs, or about the side issue of normal File Explorer folders? Anyway, I have questions about...
  20. Thread: Replace 'Date' with 'Date Modified' by Terrypin
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 28 Views 3,593

    Solved As mentioned in my original post, this is “...in...

    As mentioned in my original post, this is “...in folders”.
  21. Thread: Replace 'Date' with 'Date Modified' by Terrypin
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 28 Views 3,593

    Solved You just right click in any column heading and a...

    You just right click in any column heading and a list of options appears, in which you can set your preferences.
  22. Thread: All tray icons are inactive by Terrypin
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 14 Views 1,258

    Solved Thanks HeM. I did uninstall Classic Start menu...

    Thanks HeM. I did uninstall Classic Start menu shortly after my post about it four days ago. But the problem remained so I re-installed it.

    I then spent the best part of two days trouble-shooting...
  23. Thread: All tray icons are inactive by Terrypin
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 14 Views 1,258

    Solved As already shown in my carefully prepared...

    As already shown in my carefully prepared screenshot. You plainly don’t bother to read before you rattle off your replies.
  24. Thread: Macrium Free - New user by Terrypin
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 2 Views 559

    5 minutes? Maybe my post wasn't clear enough. I'm...

    5 minutes? Maybe my post wasn't clear enough. I'm asking if I can I specify the same time for my first daily differential as for the Full? Effectively asking Macrium to do two tasks at the same time....
  25. Thread: Macrium Free - New user by Terrypin
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 2 Views 559

    Macrium Free - New user

    Just started using Macrium Reflect Free. I'm stepping through the excellent user guide but would appreciate advice on a basic point about scheduling please.

    I've scheduled the first Full for...
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