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Customized non Win7 Banner

Q: Customized non Win7 Banner

Hey all, Im looking for a quick photoshop for anyone thats got the know how and an extra 5min.

Im looking to just slap together something for another forums of mine. A banner for an evony guild. I need it to say 'Evony' and 'Rivel II'

Here is the Evony I want to use.

Except get rid of the brown background.
Here is the approximate size and coloration of the website's regular garbage banner that I snipped and am looking to replace.

So creative freedom. Anything you want really. Just have it say 'Evony' somewhere on it as well as 'Rivel II' and try and keep the background blackish. Thanks for any who try! +rep if I can

Preferred Solution: Customized non Win7 Banner

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A: Customized non Win7 Banner

Do you want the banner the same size?

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I use a free website for my home page.
It is a picture covered in links.
I designed it years ago to exactly fit the toshiba laptop 17 inch screen.
A few days ago it decided to be too big.
I did update avg anti virus, but I dont download any other software in case it messes things up.
As it is a free website I cannot post a link. The use of the site too much is a problem.
Thanks for your help.

A:win7/64 has customized itself!

Perhaps the browser frame or site was updated, and thus the reformatting? Or perhaps your resolution, or theming was changed as the borders could have such effect.

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Got a Toshiba laptop and no idea how to customized icons. My aim is to have icons only and wherein I can also replace the icon.

For instance, "COMPUTER" icon.
I can only see the computer icon on my wallpaper area and no word "Computer" on it.
Also, if it is possible for the computer icon to be replaced with a different icon such as my face..

I am sorry but I am new to win7... have been using XP for many years..

A:How to Customized or Personalized the icons in win7?


This is limited but if you right click on the desktop and choose personalize (Bottom Selection)
Then on the left side near the top select change Desktop Icons
Then change Icons you can choose from the built in icons or choose browse and use a .ico file.

As far as no name on a icon just right click on it and choose rename from the list and delete the name. The icon will still show with nothing under it and you can always change it again by the same process.

Certain icons you can not do that with. You will know they won't have a rename option.

Other things like folders you can right click, choose properties and then customize.
Then select change Icon.

Program shortcuts, right click on the shortcut and towards the bottom in the middle will be change icon.

Programs themselves that doesn't work, only with shortcuts.

Good Luck and Hope this helps.

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How to add customized privilege to a new user account with customized created local group?

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Can someone help with this: I setup a screensaver slideshow of personal photos on a new laptop w/ Win7 Home Premium x64. It works, but this was the first time I noticed several differences between old XP Pro slideshow/screensaver vs. Win7.
Where is the control for the banner that scrolls across the bottom of the slideshow???? I did not ask for a banner, but I got one: white fonts on dark image background displaying Date & Time. Any clues?

Then, the photo images do not scale to fullscreen as was the case in Windows XP. Anyone know how to enable that function? The slideshow works, leafing through the images, but they are displaying apparently at a fixed resolution that looks good, but only takes up about 70% of the screen area.

thanks for your help!

A:Win7 x64 Screensaver Banner/scroll - where settings?

Did you setup the screensaver under the Personalized settings? Open Screen Saver Settings by clicking the Start button, and then clicking Control Panel. In the search box, type screen saver, and then click Change screen saver.

Then, under Photos just select Settings.

Or, are you using a different screensaver program?

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When I start Outlook, my Inbox currently displays my messages by Date (Descending) and the Reading Pane is On.

I would prefer the messages appear with the new ones at the bottom and the reading pane off. I can make the changes but they don't last. No matter what I do to change the settings, once I navigate to a different folder and go back to my inbox, they're sorted again by Date (descending) and the reading pane is on again.

This happened to me once before but I don't know how I fixed it.

A:Outlook 2007 - Customized view won't stay customized

Have you tried uninstalling and re-installing? After saving emails that is.

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Hi everyone,

I need to permanently display a massage ( a static one line ) on windows 7 desktops (in the computer lab) , to appear all times on top of any running application. I should be able to change the text and banner size. what do I need to do that? Or how do I do that?

thanks for help

A:Solved: Win7 desktop permenant banner/message

Hello Frank
You can use Sticky Note, It's a build in tool in windows 7.
The problem of Sticky Note is, it has not any option to stay it on top
Then you can download a Third Party App from HERE (or HERE as Direct Link) called "Windows on TOP"
After you install it, simply drag&drop the hand into Sticky Note (or any other app you want to stay on top) and that's all.

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I remove all folders from the libraries but one. However, they keep coming back. ie: videos,pictures, music, etc. How can I keep the library folder the way I want it?

A:Customized Library

Hello Mariner,

How are you going about removing them?

Is there anything that you are doing (ex: restarting the computer) when they come back?

You should be able to just right click on a library folder and click on Delete to remove them. As long as you do not restore them, they should remain deleted.

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just wondering who out there if anyone has painted there thinkpads or customized them in any way my t61 is looking kind of rough and ive been thinking about painting it (please post pictures if at all possible)

T61, 15.4" 1.8ghz 4gb 500gb win 10R61, 15.4" 1.83ghz 2gb 160gb win 10 (for sale)

A:Customized thinkpads

     While I definitely don't recommend, or endorse doing this, here's a  Notebookreview link, to an interesting paint job.
Edit: I finally found Jack's post in our Lenovo forum:

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Now that I have two (old, but very good) desktops, I can play around a little and take some chances I wouldn't take before.

I've always wanted to make a customized OS disk. I don't want to add anything except SP1&2, drivers and updates, but there are a lot of things I would like to leave out. I would also like to set up the disk for unattended installation.

With the Windows Vista Home Premium OS, I have a list of programs I would like to omit from the installation. Where can I find explicit and detailed information on which programs are safe to omit and which are not because they might be interdependent with other programs?

A:Customized Installation

You can't create a Windows OS disk and install it on another computer. It is a illegal. You'll have to buy a new version of Windows.

Are you looking for somthing like a Ultimate Boot CD?

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Does anyone know if customized folder icons in Windows 7 will copy over to Windows 10? I have hundreds in my music folder, and I don't relish the idea of having to go back and customize each one of them again.

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My job is to install Windows 7 OS and then install several softwares into the system.

For this it takes lot of time to install the same softwares in several computers.

I have heard of making a customized windows 7 DVD from the computer..

In this I will install OS into one computer and then install all the software I need and then I burn DVD of this customized OS and then I can use this DVD to install it in other computer.

Can anyone please post me the procedure or link which describes the link to that process?

A:Customized Windows 7

This link has some good information that you might find helpful.

Building a Standard Image of Windows 7: Step-by-Step Guide

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I recently bought a refurbished computer with a new Win 10 OS already installed. As the OS was already installed, I was not able to customize settings during setup. Is there any way to customize these settings without reinstalling Win 10?

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I have this unwanted tool bar. VisualBee V.1 Customized Web Search. I have tried the Adwcleaner by Xplode, in the log file it showed the unwanted tool bar and when it finished scanning I pressed on the next button (Clean, remove or something).  The computer rebooted but the unwanted tool bar was still there. Has anyone any ideas please.  I've be trying to rid the tool bar for 2 days now. I think it may have be downloaded by a brat grandchild.
Moderator Edit: Moved from the XP forum to a more appropriate forum

A:VisualBee V.1 Customized Web Search

Welcome aboard   Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2 SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me. Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop.* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.* At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Up... Read more

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i am new in this forum. i wish to make a customized iso of windows 7, so that i can get all softwares ready to use after every time i install windows 7 in my computer(s). Customized iso can be made in UBUNTU LINUX using REMASTERSYS software. Is there any software like that for windows 7? please help me....

A:help about creating customized iso of windows 7

You can try RTsev7en lite
RT Seven Lite - Features and Information

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For the life of me, I cannot customize the IE7 search option. When I get to the customization page, I get an "Error on Page" when I choose any search engine on the list. When I follow the instructions to select a search not already listed, I get a message that this function requires IE7 - which I have installed. Any suggestions?

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I have a new Windows 8 laptop coming tomorrow and I'm in disarray... I'm sure I'll play around with it tomorrow and confirm what I've read, that I won't like it, but my search has been to find out how to set it up as to be workable the way I want, or am used to. I've checked out all I can about all the Start Menu program add-ons and nobody has confirmed that I can customize the menu like I want. I'm used to having folders in my start menu organized to link to all the related programs. Like Graphics, that cascades out or expands to all of (or shortcuts to) my related graphics programs etc. I was even wondering if this could be arranged with the MetroUI or whatever it's called. I'm also a photographer, so I like one of MY photos as desktop wallpaper and I've always loved having my gadgets with weather forecast, WiFi Guages etc displayed with very few links on my desktop. I love the system tray with shortcuts to what's running and notifications. Which direction should I be heading here, toward Classic Shell or Windows 8 desktop only?
Thanks for any helpful advice.

A:Adding customized folders

I'm also a photographer, so I like one of MY photos as desktop wallpaper

Right click one & choose Set as Desktop Background.

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I have a bunch of weird things happening on my computer. When I ran hyjack this, I see searchassistang and customizedsearch which I know are spyware. There are also (missing file)'s which I believe means there is a problem that has to be fixed.

In addition to this (and I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask about it or not - if not please direct me to which forum I should post this in), I have a file on my desktop that has been there for months that I cannot get rid of. It originally was an episode of Party of Five that I downloaded, something got stopped in the middle of downloading that particular episode and the file didn't work. I tried deleting it and it will not delete. I tried renaming it, I can rename it, but I still can't delete it or move it off my desktop. When I try to delete/move it the typical window will open saying it is deleting it, but it will just freeze at calculating time and eventually lock up.

Another problem I am having, again, not sure if this is the right place to ask, but I have a cd with adobe photoshop on it. I have loaded this onto several computers over the years with no problem. I recently upgraded to a newer version, but realized I liked the old one better and removed the new version and tried to install the old one. When I open the folder for the cd, I can see all the files and they all seem normal. I click on the setup file and the little blue circle goes around for a few seconds then stops and nothing opens.

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A:searchassistant & customized search

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a description of your problem, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructions that pop up for p... Read more

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how come customized sounds never work for Windows 7 pro? ive tried making .mp3 then converting them to .wav adding them to the sound scheme for windows doesnt work, also using soundpackager from win customize doesnt work either is this fixed in Windows 10?

A:customized sounds never work

weird, i made a custom sound theme based on XP and it worked fine. do you get no sounds or do you stay on windows default?

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I'm going to buy a new computer case so that I can customize it etc. I want to put a window in the side panel, so I'm wanting someone to recommend the best way to go about it. (cutting etc)
That's it.

A:Customized Computer Case

I'm not personally too familiar with customizing cases, but I know if you do a web search for "case mod" or "case mods" you can usually turn up some pretty good information.

Also, I know alot of companies carry items to mod your case with like neon strips and such, and alot of times they have FAQ's right on their websites.

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Perhaps it is the most gaudy P70 workstation in the world???

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How Can I Create My Own Desktop Shortcut Like My Computer, My Network Places And Internet Explorer ,etc,.

Or How Can I Create My Network Places Shortcut Manually?


A:Customized Desktop Shortcuts

Right-click your desktop and click on 'Properties'.
Under the 'Desktop' tab click the 'Customize desktop' button.
Check the box(es) for the ones you want.

If you want to change the default icon shown, select the one you want to change in the horizontal list of icons and click the 'Change icon' button.

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I'm trying to create an Annex for a document in MS Word 2000, with the sub-headings following sequentially, e.g.:

Annex A (set as the top heading)
A.1 Heading 1
A.1.1 Heading 2
A.1.1.1 Paragraph


Annex B
B.1 Heading 1
B.2 Heading 2


Everything's fine until I get to 'Annex B'. The next Heading 1 level just resets to the 'A' counter and I get 'A.1' again!

I've tried everything I can think of, but with no success. I suppose a quick course in Visual Basic is the next step!

A:Customized numbering in MS Word

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This seems like a very helpful forum. I've learned a lot already by reading other problems and their solutions.

My problem is that I recently upgraded to Windows 2000 from Win95. In doing so, the MSOFFICE toolbar that I often rely on no longer works correctly.

I can open MSOFFICE and, from the toolbar, open the few applications listed on it (and some application folders get added there when I install new programs). However, when I right-click into the Customize menu, go to the Buttons tab, and click Add File then I get a Dr. Watson "Program Error" message saying:

"MSOFFICE has generated errors and will be closed by Windows. You will need to restart the program."

As a result there is no way for me to customize the toolbar with my programs.

I have run antivirus programs (no viruses) and rebooted many times, but cannot get MSOFFICE to run properly. Any suggestions would be very much appreciated.


A:MSOFFICE toolbar cannot be customized

Version of Office?

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Let me preface this email with a reassurance that I've been in regedit many times, and I know how to get around without messing up my computer. I read recently in a computer magazine that it's very easy to tweak the IE title bar to read whatever you want. I followed the instructions to the letter, and it didn't work. It would be a nice touch to have something a little more personal. Instructions state as follows: Click start, go to "run", type regedit, then go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER and click on the Main key. If you see a string on the right named Window Title, double click it, type the name of your choice into the Value Data field, and click OK. If you don't see the string, (which I didn't) right click the Main key, select New, click String Value, and name the new string Window Title. Be sure to put a space between the words or this won't work. Double click the new entry and type your new text into the Value Data field. Do any of you see a mistake in these instructions? Because I tried it and it didn't work. I even restarted my computer. There are no skinning applications or themes (such as StyleXP) that I have assigned to change anything in IE.

A:Solved: Customized I.E. Title bar

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I'm trying to put seach feature on my directory site. I'm thinking about using google's free site search but can the code be formated so that the results are displayed on my own template or setup, for example a table? Please tell me how if you know of a better free one please let me know.

A:Can Google search be customized?

Did you look at this.

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I would like to take a CLEAN Windows 7 Ultimate FINAL version and edit it.
Make it better!

Remove sh*t.
Add Languages
Add themes.

Stuff like that.

So here's my question:

A:How to I create a customized Windows 7 ISO?

Depending on what you are trying to do,

You could use dism to e.g. add language packs. If you remove anything with dism - it doesn't seem to get any smaller , so imagex export after the fact should do it.

Otherwise, do an installation., set it up how you like, sysprep it and capture with imagex.

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Okay I have been using Word for a while and am comfortable doing most things but I forgot how you make a customized template. I know how to change the extension to be a template, but I want a more customized template that instead of merely inserting print in, I make my own template that only gives boxes to enter in. Can I do that with Word 2003 or do I need an added app or other download? Please see the attachment for a better idea of what I mean from a company we deal with. This would increase effeciency a lot if I could create my own customized templates besides basic ones that I still have to insert. I'm guessing it's something simple I am missing but let me know if anyone knows how to do this.

A:Creating your own customized template

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??????????????????????????????????LCD / TV F + F???

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Not that I'm too upset about it but why did the Customized Tab suddenly disappear from my folder properties? Like say I want to make a folder display a picture (like an album artwork for example) but that customize option is gone. I used to be able to do it but now its gone. Any advice?

A:Customized Tab in Folder options gone

Try the following:

Customize tab is missing in Folder Properties

To open the Registry Editor, press the Windows key + R to open a Run box. Type in regedit and hit Enter.

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The other is landscape and recreational products; they can be used for many surfaces including: Airports, Ap... Read more

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Hey there

I recently have been trying to create a Customized DVD (customized background for menu etc..)

I had to make all my files to MPG which made them huge (like 1.4 gigs each).. and I have over 50+ files I wanna put on this CD (A full season of a cartoon).

I can only put like 2 on at a time and that would be painful giving my son 100 cds... Is here anyway I can keep it to AVI format, get my customized menu screen? AVI is only like 200mb of each movie.



A:Burning a Customized DVD Using AVI files...

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Does anyone know how to export customized toolbars in Excel 2003. The intention is to copy or import it from one PC to another in order to save time for everyone?

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Have a machine where during Win-7 64-bit Pro install, I used a tutorial on this forum to set my Users folders to data partition etc.

Was wondering if I need to take some steps before accepting Win-10 upgrade from windows updates.


A:Win-10 upgrade on a customized Win-7 install

As long as your data is safe, you`d probly just have to re link the folders.

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Hello all, I wanna ask how can I change wallpaper to the next one by pressing "Ctrl+W"? Thanks in advance.!!!

A:How can I change wallpaper using a customized hotkey

Hello tkrojam,

You could right click on your desktop, and click on Next desktop background to change or scroll your desktop background to the next image in the slideshow.

The keyboard shortcut for this is:
Shift+F10 and press N

Desktop Slideshow

Hope this helps,

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Split from: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/504794 ~BudapestHi, I'm Tonia and I am new to this community, I have read this thread and I want to know if I should do the same as I have VisualBee V.11 and can't seem to get rid of it, It completely removed the search engine I was using and my computer has not worked right since.  I restored my computer going back several weeks before this thing showed up and it's still here.  I'm usually very careful about what I open  or download so I have no idea how this thing wiggled it's way into my computer.  I can't blame anyone because I'm the only one that uses my laptop.  I have a Dell Latitude E5510 if this helps.  I hope you can assist me, my computer is going to be my only avenue to bring in any sort of income as I'm disabled so any help would be highly appreciated.  Thanks, Tonia

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My purpose is to create the image of the customized recovery partition, I mean i need all settings and user applications (not the factory) and then want to deploy on machines using F11.
Can someone let me know if its possible? If yes, how i can do this for Windows 7 ?

A:Customized Recovery Partition Image

Quote: Originally Posted by N A Malik


My purpose is to create the image of the customized recovery partition, I mean i need all settings and user applications (not the factory) and then want to deploy on machines using F11.
Can someone let me know if its possible? If yes, how i can do this for Windows 7 ?

You can make a copy of any partition, save on a DVD and use as needed.

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Is there a way to customize how you view the control panel in Windows 7? When I go to my Control Panel, I can't find ANYTHING in Category View, so I switch it to Large Icons. In my Control Panel, though, I have 52 Large Icons listed in my Control panel, most of which I don't need. Most of the time when I use the Control Panel, I'll click on an Icon and the screen I need is usually another click away. I wouldn't mind spending the time making my own personal Control Panel View if there is a way.

Does anyone know of such thing?

A:Customized Control Panel View?

Could always use this - Control Panel All Tasks List Shortcut

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Not sure if this is the right forum for this question, but let's give it a go and see what develops...

I would like to have customized pop-up messages appear (similar to the pop-up tool messages that appear in Microsoft apps) for some graphic files that I have. Here's the scenario in general terms: I have a PDF file that has a bunch of graphic elements in it---photos, polygons, etc and I want to attach attributes to these graphics so that when a user places their mouse on top of the photo or polygon, a description of the graphic appears. Any suggestions of how to do this? Is there a tool for doing this in Adobe PhotoShop? The file does not have to be in PDF format, so am willing to work with non-Adobe tools. Help! Any suggestions on how to approach this are welcome.

Thanks in advance,

A:Customized pop-up messages attached to graphics

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I have lots of questions and just decided to put them in this forum.

I recently formatted my Dell Studio Laptop and got rid of the Restore Partition because I dislike the Dell Programs and stuff they put on and rather make my own Customized Image file to restore to replace Dell's. Terrible Idea, right? Right!!

I installed what Dell uses which is Norton Ghost Image well that worked fine and dandy no problems. All my drivers and all the programs that I always use work great every time. Reformatting my Laptop was the bad Idea because I got rid of the MBR or something that Dell uses for new laptop that is called the "Sealed State" that's what happens when you buy a new laptop and first turn it on.

Well basically the ctrl+f11 function or whatever when you first start up a laptop is completely gone now.

Yes I done extensive research on all of this and frankly I'm getting really tired of doing it. I NEED HELP!!! I don't care if it's NGI-14 anymore. I just want to make a Customized Image that I can use instead of Dell's and use it without having to put a CD in to start it up like NGI-14.

I rather use a SDcard to do this or something but just pressing a simple button would work great for this Image Restore Process. I learned that by fdisk, or formatting my Dell Laptop I lost the MRB bootup. It's all right here if you don't know what I'm talking about. http://laptop-support.net/component.../140-about-the-dell-pc-restore-parti... Read more

A:Customized Image Boot for Vista

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Everytime somebodys computer starts to mess up, I am called to fix it.

I am getting so fed up with this that I feel like i'm going to flip / pop / loose it very soon.

Same old **** over and over again, just when you thought you solved somebodys computer problems, they call you in the next week.

So I want to make life a lot less annoying for me and for my family and friends.

Basically what I have in mind is to reinstall windows on the computer that requires fixing, whilst also installing all the software such as microsoft office, i tunes, cd writing software, and some other programs. (I finalise the installations before I hand the PC back to the user by runing a few spyware programs such as spyware terminator etc on it to ensure that it won't be coming back to me so soon.)

So I was wondering whilst i was nearly falling asleep waiting for windows xp to install, like how you can get system restore discs when you purchase a new computer, and this has made me come up with an idea. Continue reading if you are still with me so far lol.

What I want to do to do is after I reinstall windows on the computer, and after I have installed all the non Os software such as office, itunes, spy terminator, is to create some sort of image on a disc where this is all sitting on as a system restore. So when the user needs to reformat his pc again or has cocked it up again all he would have to do is put in a cd or dvd which has the restore information on it and it will retur... Read more

A:Customized Windows System Restore CD?

Hi and welcome to TSF

Just have to ask how these PC are always getting messed up? What are they doing that maybe they should not be doing?

Some people can go years, without never formating/reinstall the op system.
Are you using copies of programs? Are they using forms of normal protection?


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My windows xp prof. crashed . I installed the system hard drive into an external enclosure and couldnt find my customized bookmarks file. The only file I found is the default one located at \Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\defaults\profile\bookmarks.html, which is obviously useless.

Can I still recover my own bookmarks.html? How to do this ? Thanks.

A:where is the customized, not the default, bookmarks.html?

\Documents and Settings\*USERNAME*\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ak8zyh4h.default\

Under Profiles the folder may be named differently, but that should allow you to find it. I think copying those files over to the same place on the new hard drive would do the trick. (Just the files named "bookmark"?) There's one that's a .bak, one's .html, and another is .html.sbsd.

Hope that helps.

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How do I build a Windows Seven Installation DVD With 3 party Utils and drivers. Then How do build a batch file that Will install these Utilities silently such as avast Anti Virus. So they install during the Installation of windows? Also how do I keep my files outside of the source directory and in there own directory and Install the programs?? Also all the drivers ! John

A:Customized Windows 7 Disk Help needed

You can't, but what you can do is install Windows and the other things you want, and when it is to your liking you use an imaging program such as Macrium Reflect to capture that state and store it on another drive. Using a bootable disk you create with the program the image file can be restored to your drive typically in 10-15 minutes and you can repeat this procedure as often as you like.

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Keeping my folders organized in windows 7 is a nightmare.

I'm a graphic artist, and have a myriad of folders & subfolders containing my work. These are categorized by date, project, client, etc, but often the easiest way to locate a particular item is by visual identification.

I keep these folders set to large or extra-large icons (depending on the number) and customize the icons via the following process:

right-click, properties>customize>choose file>open
then: change icon>restore defaults>ok

...in order to "paste" a representative image on the folder's "cover" (ex: a picture of a ship for a folder containing nautical images). This is a clunky, not-so-elegant process, but it works ... for a while.

After a few days (or sometimes weeks) the folder icon will have reverted to its original appearance (multiple images spilling out of a manila folder). Some take longer than others, but it happens over and over again.

Also, I've noticed that the viewing option for files & folders will arbitrarily change (ex: from large icons to small, or to list- or details-mode). Could this be related?

I've seen many queries from people with the same problem, but have yet to find a satisfactory solution. I never had this problem in xp, and hopefully microsoft has given folder customization a little more thought in windows 8. Am I missing something? Has a patch been released to address this issue? In the meantime, I feel like a blind man try... Read more

A:customized folder icons disappear

do a bit of research!

read this section-it should help you solve part of your problem:

Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable[2]=File%20Folder%20Settings

especially the section about registry edits and Group Policy edits.

IF you do it correctly it WILL stay as you set it.

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Hi everybody.
I have a problem copying customized folders.
Before Windows 10 correctly copied customized folders from a disc to another or inside the same disc. Now, when I copy a customized folder, the customized look goes lost.
I make a practical example below.

1. Open Local Disc (C) and I create two folders. Let's call them "Folder 1" and "Folder 2"
2. I right click on "Folder 1".
A menu appears. On this menu, I select "Properties".

On "Properties", I select "Customize". Here I have the chance to change the look of my "Folder 1".

I choose a look of my choice ( any is ok ).

3. Now my "Folder 1" looks different from "Folder 2"

4. I COPY the "Folder 1".

I open the "Folder 2" and I PASTE my "Folder 1".
What do I get?

"Folder 1" without the previous customization. Why??? It is wrong. I'm copying something. It must be copied as it is.
5. I delete the copy.
I exit "Folder 2" and go back to Local Disc (C).

I left click click on "Folder 1" and, keeping clicked, I move it inside "Folder 2".
I open "Folder 2" and I find my "Folder 1" with its customized look. ( !!!! )

6. Now I open Local Disc (D).
So I have opened : "Folder 2" ( that contains my customized "Folder1" and Local Disc (D).
I left click on... Read more

A:Problem copying customized folders

Noted that if I set a folder picture or icon, (and don't hide system files) desktop.ini appears in that folder.

The desktop.ini file is present in the copied version of the folder, but the copied folder appearance is default. That is, the desktop.ini file is present, but not expressed.

I also noted that if you copy that folder, then move it to the same destination, there's no notification that the folder already exists. Further, the copied and moved folder appears as default.

If having customise a folder, I delete it and then create a new folder in the same place, the new folder has same desktop.ini in it- the same picture/icon. Only by manually setting the customisation to default can I eliminate that.

(Noted that there have been several reports of customisation being lost in copy to external drives).

How do you solve it? I don't know.

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I have set up a windows 7 home premium box and I have put 2 users on it. The problem is that these users appear to be sharing a desktop in that if I delete an icon off one, it deletes it off the other. If I install a program for one, it installs it for the other without asking me. If I delete a start menu item for one, it deletes it for the other. I want the 2 users to be able to completely customize their desktop, icons, and start menu. Is this possible?

On another of my win7 home machines it would ask if I want to install it for just me or all users, but this new box never asks me. Is this a particular setting somewhere?

A:User customized desktops that don't influence each other?

Yes, it is possible, and can be done simply by putting the icons in the proper start menu, as opposed to leaving them in the "All Users" start menu. Assuming you have two separate user accounts, then the software will either ask you, or will assume you want it for all users. If the same app isn't giving you the same options...double check your user setups.

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