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DEFAULT settings in OE6 won't lock in

Q: DEFAULT settings in OE6 won't lock in

I have

WINME
OE6

My DEFAULT settings
in OE 6 will not remain in DEFAULT SETTINGS in

Accounts--
Properties--
Advanced
Servers

Because of this problem--it keeps cutting me off from OE6 with ERROR messages and I must review and correct my settings. I click DEFAULT and APPLY after I correct my settings--but constantly it goes back to the improper settings. It also disables my MSGTAG program.

How can I get them to stay fixed?

Thanks

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A: DEFAULT settings in OE6 won't lock in

In Outlook Express,
Tools>Options>General tab,
under Default Messaging Programs
does it read:
This application is the default mail handler?

If not, click on the Make Default button.

If it does, do you have any other messaging program installed?

If not, download HijackThis version 1.99 and post a log here please.

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I recently upgraded to Windows 8.1, but it reset my custom lock screen image.  I tried re-applying it but the lock
screen preview in the settings is stuck on a load loop.  Does anyone know why that is and why it won't set my custom image as the new lock screen image?
i can't find the  C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Systemdata, folder,
in my laptop
how to get default lock screen images in 8.1? plz help me..

A:Lock Screen Custom Image Stuck on Load for Windows 8.1, (Can't see the default lock screen images)

Please take a look at this link and it should solve your problem.
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/29621-start-screen-set-default-background-image-windows-8-1-a.html

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Hello,
Is it possibly the Anniversary Update, which has blocked my possibilities to change the Lock Screen configuration? In Settings->Personalisation that whole option is greyed out today and I'm stuck with a lock screen, which I can't modify or change. Any help for this? Perhaps there is a registry change I could apply? I would be happy for any suggestion.

I've attached an image. My language is Swedish, but I guess that you will recognise the part of the Settings->Personalisation, which is shown.

Thanks in advance

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Hi,
Yeah, you may think this seems like just a normal message from oc'ing too much, but a problem-I haven't overclocked anything! It booted to that point, then my hard drive went mad clicking and crashed. This was after it being turned on and off to see if my graphics card was booting because I had no video, but it turned out I had just been downright stupid and plugged it into the onboard graphics. Anyone know what could have happened? Thanks

P.S. would the power drawing thing (molex on my case fan) need to have a seperate connector or just draw power from another device? Thanks.
 

A:'Previous overclock settings failed, default settings enabled'

If this happens just once then I wouldn't worry about it too much but the PSU or HDD could have something to do with it.

You can connect a molex connector fan to its own power connector or you can put it on an optical drive's connector for example, but it's ok to do either as they don't use much power.
 

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My daughter got a hold of my mini HP and I can't figure out password what do I do

A:Bios settings for Mini - what are the default settings

Hi, Are you referring to a Windows log on password or a power on password? If it's a power on password, at the password screen, hit enter 3 times and you should receive a 'halt code' - post back with this code. Regards, DP-K

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When I boot up my Pavilion 15 Notebook, Num Lock appears to set itselfon or off more or less at random;and as this nasty keyboard does not have a light to display what state it's in, it's a matterof trial & error before I can enter numbers through it.Time was, you could just edit the config.sys fileand put in a line saying numlock=on, and there you'd be.What can you do now?

A:How do I set Num Lock on as default at power-up?

Hello, Thank You for posting in the HP Support Forum. Please, review these articles:>> http://www.wikihow.com/Change-the-Default-Numlock-State>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03801890  Perform the necessary Windows Registry changesBoot in BIOS/UEFI to change the Num Lock settings

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Same issue here... Insyde bios, no place to force Num Lock. Registry edit does not work. Very frustrating and highly disappointing.

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I Just bought the Acer Aspire V17 Nitro Black edition.   I live on the 10 key pad and it's frustrating that it needs to be turned on everytime I log in.   I've been on "chat" with tech support and they said it can't be done without calling for paid support.   I've tried regedit but I must not be entering the right choice.   Can someone talk me through this?

A:How do I make the Num Lock "ON" as the default? Ac...

Check your bios for a boot on numlock function (access it with F12 or F2 key ), if its not there you cant enable it. On my V5-552G its writen into the bios that the boot on numlock function is enabled .

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Hello guys

I need a help , In my office address bar of my internet explorer is locked.

I try to put and any website name.

It shows me a message. you don't have the right to access.

and at last there is option of username and password.

username is R

but I don't know the password. So how can I access the internet.


Please tell some way that My boss don't get any info about this and I can easily access the database.


Thanks in advance

A:address bar lock of IE default window xp

You are out of luck. Chances are your boss already knows you are on the Internet. That's why you're locked out now. Very common practice in the workplace.

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I want the nums lock to be on at start up.
I have turned it on in BIOS and when I shut down it is on. But when I boot back up it is off.
What can I do to have it on by default?
 

A:Solved: Nums lock not on by default

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HI I have 2 users here on win8 RTM enterprises both have their own lockscreens but sometimes if the system didn't shutdown properly (maybe) a default screen / image appears how can I change that ?

p.s is it possible to change logon screen (which has all the users)

A:Changing Default Lock screen

I was working on that on Win8 Pro.
2 users, different lock screens, but neither shows, it shows the default spire one. Hate that one

they are located in C:\Windows\Web\Screen which is owned by trustedinstaller. I would not change that, by trying to take ownership of the folder.
So I am trying to figure out how to get this to stop.

Took ownership of the individual files one at a time (only way i could) and moved them out.
Did this for both users. Then deleted, C:\Users\UserID\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\LockScreen_U
You will see several depending on how many different ones you have tried. It is a cache only and they will be recreated. so it's ok to delete them.

Didn't work. so they are cached elsewhere as well. I didn't work on it very long, but will.
I am sure someone will come up with a better alternative.

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Everytime I connect HDMI output Windows wants to use it as default output device and I need to change it back to HP own speakers. Can I somehow lock the default output device so that unless I specifically tell Windows to change it it would stay as the same regardless of what is connected?

A:Win 8.1: Can I lock the default playback device?

You could disable the HDMI audio in the Device Manager. Then you would have to enable it again to use it. Otherwise Windows automatically switches to HDMI when an HDMI cable is connected.

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This is not the individuals Lock Screen
This is the lock screen when you have multiple users created on a single Windows 8 System and they are all logged off

The default is the Spire Background. I want to change this but can not find it's location

I tried renaming and deleting the image from C:\Windows\Web\Screen ,, this did not work
ie; I copied a wallpaper over and gave it the same name as this one,, it is img100.jpg


A registry key pointing to something embedded

I did a search in Registry for img100.jpg but came up empty.

Still Searching

A:Default Lock Screen with multiple users

Any one know what I am referring to?
Any ideas at all?

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On my Win8.1 machine, I set the lock screen display (as shown in the image) as opposed to the default one.
But sometimes after shutting down my notebook after longer periods of time, it changes back to the default lock screen display. Why is this?

When the lock screen kicks in after a certain amount of idle time, it does stay on the setting that I had chosen, but sometimes after a long periods of shutdown, booting back up the system changes the lock screen display to the default one.

I had done nothing as far as security lockdowns or anything like that.

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Good day all,

i would like to be able to lock in my default playback device as well as my default communication device.

when ever i plug in my headset it not only takes its role as default communication device, but it also has just began claiming the default playback as well, of course this makes taking skype calls privately on the fly while at the same time playing a movie through hdmi cumbersome to say the least

this error has never occurred before for me in the, 4+ years i have been using this type of set up, and it is extra puzzling for me because everytime i set the default playback and default communication devices manually, they work great, but the moment i plug the head set back in again it reverts to headset as default for both, any suggestions welcome

i am using:
windows 7 pro 64 bit
Asus g75vw
xbox 360 headset & xbox 360 wired controller
Skype

A:Permantly Lock Default Playback Device

shameless bump

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Sorry I can't seem to find that thread with all the tips and tricks.... hmmm might be confused with another forum.

Default lock screen = the 1st screen you see after powering on your PC AND before logging in.

Anyway, watch this YouTube vid and all is good... worked for me. BTW, I'm using a tablet, ASUS T100.

A:Changing default lock screen on Windows 8.1

Hello vagabond, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Thank you for the manual method. If you like, the free program in OPTION ONE of the tutorial below can do it automatically to make it easier.

Lock Screen Default Background Image - Change in Windows 8

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Good day all,

i would like to be able to lock in my default playback device as well as my default communication device.

when ever i plug in my headset it not only takes its role as default communication device, but it also has just began claiming the default playback as well, of course this makes taking skype calls privately on the fly while at the same time playing a movie through hdmi cumbersome to say the least

this error has never occurred before for me in the, 4+ years i have been using this type of set up, and it is extra puzzling for me because everytime i set the default playback and default communication devices manually, they work great, but the moment i plug the head set back in again it reverts to headset as default for both, any suggestions welcome

i am using:
windows 7 pro 64 bit
Asus g75vw
xbox 360 headset & xbox 360 wired controller
Skype

A:Permantly Lock Default Playback Device

shameless bump

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How do I change this to Default 'ON', @ Start-up, please - preferably without getting into (risky for non-expert) Regedit activity. Tks.

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Hi,

Having upgraded to Windows 8.1, from Windows 8, I find that after several days, my Lock Screen, which |I set to one of my favourite images, reverts to the default screen set by Microsoft.
I keep resetting it, via PC and Devices >> Lock Screen >> Lock Screen Preview

Is this normal

A:Lock Screen on Windows 8.1 keeps reverting to default

Hello Theo,

There are two types of lock screens in Windows 8/8.1. One is the user's lock screen that displays when they are signed in and lock the PC. The other is the default lock screen that displays when no users are signed in.

Lock Screen - Background Image - Change in Windows 8

If you have Windows 8 Pro on a domain or Windows 8 Enterprise installed, then you could use the tutorial below to set a default lock screen for all users that will be the same for both types.

Lock Screen Background Image - Set Default in Windows 8

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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On my Win8.1 machine, I set the lock screen display (as shown in the image) as opposed to the default one.
But sometimes after shutting down my notebook after longer periods of time, it changes back to the default lock screen display. Why is this?

When the lock screen kicks in after a certain amount of idle time, it does stay on the setting that I had chosen, but sometimes after a long periods of shutdown, booting back up the system changes the lock screen display to the default one.

I had done nothing as far as security lockdowns or anything like that.

A:Lock Screen Display changes to Default after shutting down

Hello win8freak,

In Windows 8 and 8.1 there are two "Lock" screens.

The user lock screen is the one that displays when a user locks the PC while still signed in to Windows, and when the user is selected on the sign in screen, times out, and returns to the lock screen. Each user is able to change their lock screen background image to an image of their choice.The default Lock screen image is the one that displays when there are no users currently signed in to Windows or selected on the sign in screen.

If this is the lock screen showing when no users are signed in, then it's the default lock screen.

Lock Screen Default Background Image - Change in Windows 8

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I have a HP 990 installed on a home network. While trying to print from a old windows program that uses default fonts it printed real small. HP tech support suggested installing the drivers from a 550. I did, now whenrver I try to access printer settings, it locks and only lists winfax and the 550. I have tried numerous ways to delete the 550 to no avail. Even re- installed win 98 se. The 990 is listed as a printer option if I try to print from word, and it prints, but if I select the 550 it locks and I get the error:
SPOOL32 caused a stack fault in module KERNEL32.DLL at 017f:bff7a2a1.

Please help!
Bob
 

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I'm looking for an open source solution to lock the settings on XP systems. I work in a school and students are constantly changing desktops, themes and appearances. It is getting pretty old to go around and reset this settings. Due to working in a school we have a limited budget, zero, so it must be open source or freeware.

Thanks,
C
 

A:I Need to Lock Desktop settings...

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Well, I have installed Windows 8 on my laptop, but was wondering if there is a way to lock the screen brightness.
The reason being is that family members constantly mess with the brightness and sometimes leave it at 100% when using the battery. I basically want to extend the life of the battery if it is possible by disabling or locking the screen brightness at a certain level.

A:Lock Brightness settings?

Hello Ion,

Sure, you could specify a default setting for them in group policy (gpedit.msc), at the location below.


Code:
Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> System -> Power Management -> Video and Display Settings


Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Is there a way to lock down the network settings for an administrator, without otherwise limiting his account? I'm running Win 7 Home Premium but I don't have AD available.
thanks

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I cannot keep the same settings on my toolbar. I have to unlock and lock the toolbar settings after every reboot. This problem seems to have started after I installed CallingID Link Advisor software, but I'm not sure. Any suggestions? Thanks.
 

A:Cannot lock toolbar settings.

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Hello all,
I have recently encountered a user that will just not stop messing with the print settings from her computer which screws up everyone else's printing. We have a PDC that uses windows 2000 AD. Is there a security policy of any sort that can prevent her from doing this. Or is there even a local security policy that will prevent her from going into the properties of her printer settings. She is a XP user. Thank you in advance for any help that you can give.
Mark
 

A:lock down print settings

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Hello everyone,

At my Church, we use a laptop for the words, but anyways, we want to know if we can lock the display settings in XP so that they will not change, because they have been changing lately, and we do not change them at all. I was hoping and praying that there is a freeware program that can either lock these settings so that they can not change or if there is a free way of locking these settings in the registry. We do not have any money, so we need a free solution to this problem. I would greatly appreciate any input!!! Thanks, Ethan

A:Lock Display Settings In XP

Doesn't anyone know what I am talking about...here...Please I am looking for someone to help me with my question...

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HI all...I have a RAMDisk and I changed the location of my Internet Temp files to go there...I went in to Internet options, and used the "Move Folder" to change the path. However, every now and them it gets changed back to the default location without me knowing...I have a clean system, but I think one of my cleaners resets it to default. My Question is this: Is there a way to lock the settings after I have them set up the way I want them? Thanks for any help!!!!!!


 

A:Lock Internet Settings?

The settings are "locked". They're just being "unlocked" by whatever software you're running that's making the change. Either uninstall it or reconfigure it. Or manually change it every time you run that application.
 

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The title says it all, almost...

I'm able to see a 24-hour time format on the user-based Lock Screen for Windows 8.1x64 on my personal laptop, but upon logging out of my account, the lock screen returns to a 12-hour time format for the system default lock screen. I have tried every option that I know of, from RegEdit to Lock Screen Customizer from WinAero.

If I need to upload screenshots, then I may have a problem, as I don't know that there is a way to upload a screenshot from the Default Lock Screen...

Any and all help is appreciated, thanks.

Silverhand92

A:Default Lock Screen: Unable to Change to 24 Hr Format?

Hi, is this what you are looking for? If not, in PC settings there is something similar to this that might help with the lock screen issue. Hope all goes well.
Btw to take a screenshot in Windows 8.1, you can press the Windows key and print screen key (PrtSc) at the same time which will dim the screen and save the picture to a folder named screenshots in Pictures.

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This is really annoying, but I set my lock screen image as my own image and every time I boot up my computer or log in/log out, the default lock screen image flashes right before my image. It is a real eye-sore.

I found the image in the windows folders, it is: C:\Windows\Web\Screen\img100.jpg. Deleting or modifying the image does not prevent it from still flashing there before I log in.

I am running win 8.1 with a Solid State Drive. The SSD is really fast, I wonder if that has anything to do with it?

Anyone else run into this problem and maybe have a solution?

Thanks

A:default lock screen imageflashes before my selected image

do you want delete images From this path?

Code:
C:\Windows\Web\Screen

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Hi.

In M.S. Word 2003, formatting a picture/object/textbox, one can check/uncheck the Lock Anchor option. (Format > Object/Picture/Text Box > Layout > Advanced > Lock Anchor.)

In the past, whatever option one chose stuck and survived editing. Since upgrading to Windows 10, however, the default option is Lock. But not only newly created or pasted objects get locked---once unlocked they automatically revert to being locked upon any major editing action, such as copy-paste to a new page or group/ungroup. When ungrouping an unlocked group, all descendant objects get locked, each getting anchored to its nearest paragraph, and there may be dozens of them.

This is a huge nuisance, particularly in light of the multiple actions needed for manual locking/unlocking. Does anybody know how to change the default to Unlocked? I'd be grateful. Thank you.

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Hi all,

I have this odd error with changing the lock screen that's been driving me mad and I really don't want to have to reinstall just because of this.

Going to PC settings shows this screen:

Note how the lock screen tile is empty. Clicking on it brings me to this:

So no lock screen image choices are being shown to me at all. I can click "Browse" and select a new image, but nothing happens. Choosing a lock screen slideshow does nothing as well.

I've tried many, many things, from resetting libraries and messing with the SystemData folder (in fact, that's the only way that I can change my lock screen, by replacing images in the SystemData folder.) Deleting the SystemData folder to try and generate a clean one doesn't work.

Any suggestions? Could anybody provide me with a clean, default version of the SystemData folder?

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Hello,

When I lock my computer, it goes to sleep almost immediately despite changing all settings otherwise. I have tried the following:

Change power settings to "never sleep"

Set screen saver to "none" and turn off the "wait until x minutes to turn off display" option

Hibernate is off in the registry

I've altered the registry to add the "Console lock display off" option and then set it to many many minutes as per (Power Options - Add )

I've altered the inactivity limit using gpedit.msc also as per the comments section of the above link

None of these work. I am running the Windows 10 Anniversary build. AMD motherboard with Raedon R7 graphics card.

Any ideas of anything else to try? I don't want to fully disable the sleep command.

Thanks!

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I would like to "lock down" the system restore settings after I set it up on my main hd. For some reason it gets changed by either my setup of "daily disk cleaner" or Ccleaner or some other program.

Any tips would be greatly apreciated
Thank You

A:Lock Down System Restore Settings

Hello Rockit,

Usually these settings will not change after set unless you go back and change them again. What specific setting is being changed from what to what?

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Windows 10 Home x64 Dutch version / from upgrade Windows 7 Home Premium x64 (pre-installed on PC)
Keyboard:: US International (English / QWERTY)
Language: Dutch (homelanguage)

When PC starts up the Default Lock screen at Start Up with Secure Sign-in enabled
appears. In the lower left corner of the screen appears : TIME, day & date.

In my area, time-zone, country (the Netherlands):
TIME, day & data appear in: < Dutch >
This was properly displayed in Dutch.

I did not change or define other languages.

After a start-up of the PC the TIME, day & date appear in < English >.
This happens now after each PC Start-Up of Windows 10 Home x64.

Questions:
Is it possible to reset the Englisch language (example: 20:00 Sunday, february 7)
to Dutch (example: 20:00 Zondag, 7 februari) ? How to fix this ?

What could have changed this setting ? (I have no idea).

The display of time & date in the taskbar is correct.
Keyboard: US Int. QWERTY / Country: NLD.
Within programs time & date is correct too.

It is just the first Start-Up screen, with Time, day and date info.
When this screen disappears the login screen to W10 appears.

Thanks for your response.
Wim

A:W10 Home Premium x64: Default Lock Screen - language changed

Log on, goto start menu, click settings, click personalize, it is there (I think)
P.S. It is not Win10HomePremium it will be Home because there is Enterprise, Pro and Home.

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Hello, I am trying to get my new laptop to have the the number pad lock be enabled by default whenever I turn it on. I have tried modifying the registry using the following post - 
But have had no success, after every shut down and power back on the computer is back to having the number lock off. Any assistance will be greatly appreciated, thank you.

A:Number Pad Lock - Turn on by Default - Dell Inspiron 15-3555

That setting is in the bios. Tap F2 as soon as start the computer. Don't change anything in the bios unless you are comfortable with working in the bios.www.dell.com/.../SLN143038
Directions are in the yellow box at the bottom of the page.

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A week ago I switched on my PC (Windows 10 Pro 64 bit with ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro graphics card) which had previously been working and on which I had made no changes. It went through the normal boot. There are 5 users and normally it gets to the default lock screen (beach from cave) which I hit enter to display the user list. But this time instead of the lock screen it displayed a blue screen with rotating dots. The dots sometimes made complete circles and sometimes started to make a circle get part way round then jump to the beginning. Mouse+keyboard was not responding. I could access the shared content from another PC. I had previously setup the PC to accept Remote Desktop connection. When I attempted Remote Desktop from my Windows phone my taskbar would load on my phone but the desktop would not and nothing responded. When I tried to access from my laptop it would not respond at all. I logged into safe mode and switched to the Microsoft Basic Display Adapter. This booted but took longer to get to the user list and didn't display the lock screen. Also the user list screen flickered blank and back on. I logged into a user. WIN+L triggered the user's lock screen, but never the default one. Edge displays a blank window but Chrome works correctly. I changed the default lock screen and tried with the ATI driver - same rotating dots. I have a spare nVidia card so I went back to safe mode, changed back to MS Basic Adapter, rebooted into normal mode, uninstalled the ATI software, s... Read more

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(windows 7) I accidentally messed up the security settings in the "Default Folder" (a shortcut?) of the Users folder.
I removed administrators permissions , that caused my pc to be unable to restore to previous restore point correctly. However, I was able to re-add the admin permission and everything now is fine.
Yet I need help here.
1 could anyone post screenshots of the default "default folder" security settings? I need to set it back to the default one even though now it works fine.
2 why the hell does that folder NOT HIDDEN? Are yours not hidden as well? Of course the option to hide all system file is checked on my pc. The only reason I messed with that folder is because I thought it was just a normal folder and not a system folder. Anyway to get it back to be invisible?
Thanks for helps in advanced. And I don't want to go to Microsoft supports because they always give robotic replies with no helps at all.

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I don't care how many times I set my Windows Explorer viewing settings to Name, Ascending I have files that move around in the window. I'm getting real sick of having to either use F5 or back out of the folder and come back in. Just because I open a file doesn't mean it should move to the end of the list. That's what is happening though. Every single one of these files was created exactly the same way but not all of them do it. And not all of the files moving are the same ones every time. It's only occasion files that move and not always the same files, it seems to be random.

I just know this is getting to be extremely irritating. So if anyone can tell me how to lock in my viewing preferences and keep them that way I would greatly appreciate it.
 

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My lock screen images I select from my computer looks terrible.
Is there any way to set the image to fit, stretch, fill as with the desktop images????

James

A:Settings for Custom Lock Screen Image?

Select one the same size as your resolution.

Or get Decor8 from Stardock:

https://www.stardock.com/products/decor8/

A picture:

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Why does Windows even bother offering Sleep and Power options if they don't work? There is NOTHING more frustrating than spending a thousand dollars on a machine that doesn't do what you tell it to do.

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Hello,
After running the Windows 8.1 update 1 i cannot access the settings view for the lock screen. The problem is that when i click into it the settings app exits immediately. This is how i do:

1. Click settings in the right panel.
2. Clicks change PC settings.
3. Click PC and units.
4. This crashes......

I have tried to go into the settings through the bluetooth devices. This Works for all options but the Lock screen setting which also it the one that opens when clicking on PC and units.

I hope you can help me with this problem. I have attached 2 error logs to the post from this event.

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Hi,

What I'm trying to do is to clone my display at workstation lock and switch to internal or external display at workstation unlock depending on the user.

I found a solution in another post : Locked computer dual monitor

The method 2 described seems to match my case but I can't manage to make it work... I created the tasks but nothing happen when I do Win+L...

Here is the description of the method :

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METHOD 2: Scheduled Triggers
This workaround involves changing the display to duplicate screens when you lock your computer and changing it back to 2 screens when you unlock it.

To do this, we'll use task scheduler to run some command lines on a trigger. The triggers will be either unlock or locking of the computer.
%windir%\System32\DisplaySwitch.exe /extend to use two screens
%windir%\System32\DisplaySwitch.exe /clone to clone the screens
or we could also use
%windir%\System32\DisplaySwitch.exe /internal to use just one screen


So lets set this up
Create the First TaskOpen the task scheduler by typing taskschd.msc into RUN or SEARCH and pressing ENTER
Right Click on Task Scheduler (Local) and select 'Create Task'
In the Create Task Window Type a Name for first the task (e.g. Single Display Lock)
Type in a description (E.g. This task is triggered when Windows is locked and changes the display to a single display)
Tick the 'Run with Highest Privilages' Box
Change the 'Configure for' drop down box to "Win... Read more

A:Change display settings on Workstation lock

anyone ?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 45.6

I regularly use the 24 hour time format for all of my systems.
Its not a major issue I have now with Win10, but its annoying a bit.

Before I logon to Windows 10, the default lock screen theme has the time in 12 hour format instead of the 24 hour format.
In Windows, I set everything in 24 hour time. Period. I just don't like 12 hour time.
However, when I sign out or just by locking my screen, it does show the time in 24 hour format.
But when I reboot my system it shows the time in 12 hour format.

Is this a bug or what in Win10?

Thanks!

A:Win10 Default Lock Screen theme does not show 24 Hour Time

Mine shows 24 hour.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 45.2

I don't want to have permission of this folder all I want to due is get it back the way it was to begin with. When I first click on Documents and Setting folder it said access denied right click went to properties ,click on it went to security tab to look at the permission went to advanced button click on it some how I did something when I got out of the folder, the folder icon no longer had a lock but a shortcut on it. When I went back into properties the next time and to security tab it no longer had the same information. On the screen was Objet Name C:/Documents and Settings info icon that said "You do not have permission to view or edit the object's permission settings". When you click on the advanced button lower right corner Three of the four tab which are Permissions, Auditing, Effective Permissions have the same info icon with the same sentence. The Owner tab screen has the Object name C:/Documents and Settings.
current owner which says "Unable to display current owner" Change owner to section has "Administrators (name of Pc\Administrators) and on the second line it has my name(name of the Pc\my name).
I did a restore before this happened and it didn't take of the problem. I'm able to solve this on my own I would appreciate some help.

A:Documents and Settings icon was changed from lock to shortcut

This is pretty easy to fix. Delete "Documents and Settings" nothing uses it anymore. Any software that needs it would most likely not run in the first place.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 44.8

I've just installed a "GateKeeper" (www.gkchain.com) which locks/unlocks the desktop based on my proximity to my desktop PC.

It works beautifully, but is a little odd when my display has gone into power saving mode whilst the desktop is locked... I approach the PC, and the desktop unlocks, and is ready for use, but the display stays blank as it is in power saving mode. I have to move the mouse (or press a key, perhaps) before I can see what I'm doing.

Is there some way to automatically bring the display out of power saving mode whenever there's a transition from locked to unlocked? I suspect this won't be possible, as there's probably no API for the power-saving mechanism. I certainly can't find any settings in power management that would control this behaviour.

A:Tying the display power settings with the lock/unlock functions.

No settings in GateKeeper? You can ask them if no one here knows.

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