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Forum: General June 19th 09, 08:20 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 11
Views: 1,824
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Out of Scope Help Needed.

Hi Jim,

Yes, the i386 folder is where the XP installation files are held. If there
is one either in the root of any drive or in the Windows folder, that is
almost certainly it. Other installations...
Forum: General June 18th 09, 11:06 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By Shane[_8_]
WinMe - External USB HD

Possibly, because it is USB rather than ATAPI. No matter what the hardware I
wouldn't expect any 9x version to work satisfactorily above 127GB on an IDE
hard disk, but maybe external USB, I don't...
Forum: General June 18th 09, 08:09 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 11
Views: 1,824
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Out of Scope Help Needed.

Is there a method whereas I can force the System Restore to
proceed past the
"Confirm Restore Point Selection" window and complete its
process?

Thank you.


Try this:
Forum: General June 12th 09, 12:44 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general,alt.windows-me
Replies: 28
Views: 3,370
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Good Linux alternative for Windows 9x/ME era computers.

All WinMe boxes that could be upgraded to a current Linux distro - that
makes any sense to types who choose/chose WinMe over, say, Windows 98 or
2000 - could be upgraded to XP. However there isn't...
Forum: General June 7th 09, 06:20 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 5
Views: 1,784
Posted By Shane[_8_]
WinMe Shutdown Commands

Hi,

I'm not aware of the commands being in the registry. You can put them into
the Runonce key - but they won't stay there, for obvious reasons. Are you
saying (and is the point of this) that when...
Forum: General June 4th 09, 11:49 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 5
Views: 1,784
Posted By Shane[_8_]
WinMe Shutdown Commands

This works:

C:\WINDOWS\RUNDLL32.EXE SHELL32.DLL,SHExitWindowsEx 2

Shane


"AAH" wrote in message
...
From Desktop
Forum: General May 21st 09, 11:46 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 7
Views: 1,149
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Windows Millennium Edition (Me)

email me (wood.pogle at googlemail dot com).

Shane

"missyd54" wrote in message
...
I lost my Windows...
Forum: General May 9th 09, 01:32 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 50
Views: 3,323
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Mart - AVG Updates - STILL available!

Chiswick trumps Slough. Whereas

Actually, I take that back!

It occurred to me the funny way we see the UK tilted, so I checked with
Google Earth and Slough is 51 30 33 65 N, while Chiswick is 51...
Forum: General May 8th 09, 10:12 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 50
Views: 3,323
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Mart - AVG Updates - STILL available!

It's like Marmite, Harry.

webster72n wrote:
"Shane Beatson" wrote in message
...
The two or three times I've tried Avast!...
Forum: General March 30th 09, 11:15 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 4
Views: 1,157
Posted By Shane[_8_]
clean windows ME install on a floppyless system

Installing from cd is easy. You can even do it with standalone DOS versions
and Windows 3.1, for example. Obviously you have the Win Me installation
files and the ability to burn a cd. All you need...
Forum: General March 29th 09, 05:12 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 43
Views: 2,458
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Question

That's not my style at all. The location of my ISP is entirely
different from my own, which is roughly 50 miles west of Philly and
placing you due north.

Does that mean you live in a...
Forum: General March 26th 09, 11:35 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 43
Views: 2,458
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Question

Having served in the National Guard myself, I believe the claims
against Bush's service record are dubious. The media would have fun
with my service record; but there is nothing wrong in...
Forum: General March 25th 09, 07:27 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 17
Views: 1,526
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Software Question

webster72n wrote:
"SGB" wrote in message
...
Hi Folks!

Does anyone know of a software program that works like Lotus
...
Forum: General March 25th 09, 10:09 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 43
Views: 2,458
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Question

You just know he likes dicks. Nixon, Cheney, they're his kind of guy!


Noel Paton wrote:
Well - he might be, if he could actually find his d&ck!
(DAM thot spielchucker! g)

Nil Carborundum...
Forum: General March 25th 09, 09:03 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 43
Views: 2,458
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Question

Our Ministers are akin to the types who deny Evolution. By which I mean
they're just trotting out the same old attitudes and logic that has led to
every dictatorship the race has ever known. While...
Forum: General March 25th 09, 01:25 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 43
Views: 2,458
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Question

Actually, I'm open to suggestions: I still haven't written to Jacqui Smith
to arrange an appointment, in the event of their becoming Law, to insert my
ID card in her. It has to be worded precisely....
Forum: General March 22nd 09, 10:59 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 54
Views: 2,809
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Firefox repost

You mean 'cabbage', don't you?

Would cauliflower do?

Shane


Noel Paton wrote:
I never realised that Tiscali was headquartered in Sardinia! (Anybody
need anything doing over there, slip me a...
Forum: General March 22nd 09, 10:40 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 54
Views: 2,809
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Firefox repost

Don't care for Bones. 'Angel' is typecast as far as I'm concerned, and I
only liked Buffy for Sarah Michelle Gellar anyway (so didn't watch it
religiously). I kind of like NCIS because Mark Harmon...
Forum: General March 22nd 09, 10:00 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 43
Views: 2,458
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Question

You're not near the coast, are you, Harry? I forget where, but I'm sure its
not, like, California, or Massachussetts, or New York State, or, indeed,
Washington. Its land-locked, isn't...
Forum: General March 22nd 09, 09:18 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 43
Views: 2,458
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Question

Yes.

webster72n wrote:
"Shane" wrote in message
...
It will presumably have been removed, just like my FF post to...
Forum: General March 21st 09, 06:11 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 54
Views: 2,809
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Firefox repost

Five USA, Joan. Unless it was during NCIS on Five. But I remember it as the
first ad break in the CSI Sherlock Holmes episode. Doubtless it'll be on
over and over now.

Joan Archer wrote:
Which...
Forum: General March 21st 09, 08:58 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 43
Views: 2,458
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Question

It will presumably have been removed, just like my FF post to which only you
responded was. Come to think of it, you responded to the so-called so-called
spam message too. Not the only one, but the...
Forum: General March 21st 09, 02:39 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 54
Views: 2,809
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Firefox repost

Mike M wrote:
Shane wrote:

Interestingly, Mike, tonight its been okay!

Rather as if *they* realize I'm on to them and they've stopped
blocking my newsgroup...
Forum: General March 20th 09, 11:44 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 54
Views: 2,809
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Firefox repost

Interestingly, Mike, tonight its been okay!

Rather as if *they* realize I'm on to them and they've stopped blocking my
newsgroup access! :-)


"Mike M" wrote in message...
Forum: General March 20th 09, 09:04 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 54
Views: 2,809
Posted By Shane[_8_]
Firefox repost

Thanks for that, Mike. At a quick glance that's going to be very useful!
I've thought before such a shame that O2 sponsor Arsenal. I'm not interested
in BT or Virgin, if all else were equal,...
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