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when opening a folder it is 180 degree out of sync

Q: when opening a folder it is 180 degree out of sync

When I open a folder the page is reversed. Example the X to close the folder is normally on the upper right side it is now on the upper left. Every thing is justified to the right not to the left. help?

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A:Sync polarity

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Can anyone help me out at all? In any way?
 

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I reinstalled the GPU on its usual port, and it wouldn't give me an image. So i set it on another port, and voila, image. i doubt it fixed my problem though.

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A:Hyper Transport flood sync error and now no graphics!

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read this post there may

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You may need to Take Ownership of your folder and grant yourself Full Control privileges

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http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/101393-repair-vista-options-preferred-sequence.html


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giyad said:





I'm sharing a drive on my network using Vista, but would like to limit some folders in the drive. How do I go about doing that?

Sharing a drive seems to be a little different than sharing a folder. I clicked on the drive that I wanted to share and went into the "Sharing" tab, and then enabled the share. Now all I want to do is limit some folder from being on the network, how do I create a permission to deny access to those folders?Click to expand...

Sharing a physical drive is a high risk choice; MS suggestions sharing only folders.
This automatically excludes all non-shared folders and enhances your security.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/hiding-folder-in-drive-share.116858/
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A:Access denied to a folder merged with Partition Magic

"Access denied" would suggest that you are not using and administrator account or you have denied yourself (administrator) access to the folder.
 

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A:XP "Error copying file or folder" message

Thankfully you didn't try "moving" it, sometimes from doing this it vanishes from the source (as wanted) and never gets to the destination (due to out of memory error)

I've seen this myself, it's to do with system resource on your PageFile amount of Ram being used and the CPU coming in trying to process it all.

In most cases I have run CCleaner first then copied the large file(s) across without fuss.
It's just all the temp files together and Windows thinking that memory is low when it's just the processing of this memory in a temporary location (being %temp% usually)
 

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A:Have I killed my new PSU by opening up my pc?

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A:How can I put art covers in one folder that are seperate

I solved my problem

I solved my problem
http://www.mp3tag.de/en/index.html
 

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A:Folder Not Visible on USB

Control Panel-->Folder Options-->View tab
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Apply Ok

Check the drive again
 

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What backup or software or DVD recording software are you using?
 

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A:LAN sharing folder issue

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A:Music Folder

Open the music folder and then click on the 'Date Modified' tab at the top. You may have to click it one more time to get the latest file on top.
 

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A:Sharing the MyDocs folder with multiple users

Your working too hard at the objective. There's a Shared Documents fold that is intended to be shared by everyone.

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A:Folder problem with Partition Magic, can't open merged files/folder.

Hi
Although your issue may be easily resolved

TechSpot cannot help with cracked software - as the cracked software may be faulty itself.
Let alone the legal issues

Thread to be CLOSED
 

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A:Unable to access folder after partition merge

I use Partition Magic a lot on computers, but normally I move the files in Explorer first, actually I didn't know that PM could do this for me. Mind you, from your post I'm glad I always moved files first.

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A:Counter strike audio off sync

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A:Can see computer but not shared folder on network

What are you the System Admin or Network Engineer?

Computer C has to be re-formated with a fresh copy of XP. So that would have to be done if the lazy tech didn't do it right the first time.

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A:Audio video sync

Can we have your systems specs?
 

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Welcome to TechSpot!

Are you the admin of that workstation that has the software you need to install on other system on the network? You should use Active Directory and assign that workstation and anyone who has rights the to access the data you need. You could use SMS to push the software down. I rather use AD Managed Software to do it better. Most likely you'll need some scripts to perform these task. If you don't want to do it that way you could again go into active directory assign access rights for tech who has admin rights who could access the system to pull down the software manually for each PC. Again that would take time to do. Most companies use SMS or some deployment tool to install updates an etc..

Can Active Directory under Users and Computer can you see the PC? Yes or No?
Can you ping this PC
As it setup correctly on the domain.
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-=Go here to download the HP service manual:
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A:My gfx card hit 140 degree (Celsius that is...)

That picture shows your card at 70+ degrees, not 140. The threshold means that the temperature that shows there is where the card will basically blow up on you. Although 70C is pretty hot for any graphics card, my 8800 gtx doesnt even get that hot.
 

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A:Folder is not accessible access is denied

Hi Lexirad,

Thanks for that its always nice to get some positive feedback about the experience people have with the TS forum,

I found that people were having that kind of issue a while back so I made this page up.

How to change the rights in XP or 2K.

Regards
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/folder-is-not-accessible-access-is-denied.74849/
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I am encountering a bizarre issue synchronizing a Motorola Q to our in-house Exchange server. Topically, everything is working as expected. The problem at hand is, at seemingly random intervals, the Outlook inbox as well as the Q Outlook inbox randomly marks all messages as read; as would be expected, this is creating havoc in matters of scheduling, &c. I have searched all of the Outlook settings, as well as all available Outlook-related options on the Q to no avail. Has anyone had any experience with these phones or any such synchronization issues? Outlook 2003 is completely updated; I am not sure about the version of the Q's firmware, but would assume, considering the phone is new, that it is probably the latest version....

Any ideas?

Regards,

Shane
 

A:Motorola Q- Outlook 2003 sync issue

Check with technical support for Motorola Q phone... To see if they have any issues like you have described above..
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/motorola-q-outlook-2003-sync-issue.71124/
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Regarding Network Drives (Mapped Drives) and Folder Permissions on a Network Domain.

Anyways, I was wondering if anyone knew of how to set it up to where users had permissions to create folders/files, write, and read access, but dont have permissions to rename folders, move, and/or delete them.

If there was anyway to do this and you knew, I would appreciate any help.

Currently, we are running our network with Windows 2003 Server, and we do not have a group policy setup.
 

A:Folder Permissions on Network Drives?

nkarunatilaka said:



Anyways, I was wondering if anyone knew of how to set it up to where users had permissions to create folders/files, write, and read access, but dont have permissions to rename folders, move, and/or delete them.Click to expand...

Unless update-in-place is implemented, a save (after some edit)
is ususally a delete, create, write sequence and this makes it difficult to
avoid rename/move/delete.

Someone with more XP/Pro or servier 2003 experience might have more insight ...
 

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i used partition magic to merge 2 partitions and a folder has been created. i cannot delete the folder but i can access it. i have read this thread and followed the instruction but still can't make it. might be something wrong at somewhere.

the error that i got is

Cannot delete System Volume Information: Access is denied.

Make sure the disk is not full or write protected and that the file is nor currently in use.

FYI, i am logging as an administrator since i am the only user of this computer. the folder name is 'merge'.

Properties of this folder:

Administrator : full control
Everyone : read

at the Advance Secutiry Setting for merge
Administrator has full control while Everyone only has several Read options that has been ticked.
 

A:Cannot delete folder : Access is denied

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ok, i've done it. just follow instruction from miscrosoft website.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/cannot-delete-folder-access-is-denied.39626/