Q: Hard disk with windows
Can anybody tell me how to get the drive letter of the hard disk which has
windows installed e.g. if windows is in c:\Windows, then "c:\" is returned.
"David Jones" <dave@ymchwil.NODAMNSPAM.com> wrote in message
> Can anybody tell me how to get the drive letter of the hard disk which has
> windows installed e.g. if windows is in c:\Windows, then "c:\" is
check out GetWindowsDirectory
the rest should be obvious ;-)
Many thanks Crimson. It was :)
&quo...Display Screen 1/2 Grid; 1/2 VBE (or at least Code Window)
Is there a way (button, command, etc) to be able to view (quickly, and side
a my worksheet (only 1 workbook is open say) and my code window?
If you just want to look at macros do a cltr+' (key to left of 1).
"Jim May" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Is there a way (button, command, etc) to be able to view (quickly, and
> by side)
> a my worksheet (only 1 workbook is open say) and my code window?
With Excel workbook open to the sheet of your choice and VBE o...Filter Combo Box in subform by data in parent form
I have a question similar to this one:
I have followed the code and it works for the first item I select in the
parent table, but not when I try to change to the second item.
Forms and fields are:
uses table tblPODInfo
I need to filter the autPOD_ID in the subform by which operator is selected
in...CFileDialog Look and Feel in Windows OS
I noticed that my application does not adapt the look and feel of
CFileDialogs of WinXP/WinVista. During runtime, the icons, combox boxes,
button and other controls still looks like the ones in Win2K. I compiled the
application in Visual Studio 2005. What can be my problem?
Your help will be very much appreciated. Thank you.
Take a look at this:
"beta_tester08" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I noticed that my application does not ad...Upgraded from Vista to Windows 7 now Outlook 2007 won't run
Everything else seems to be running fine, but i am unable to run Outlook at
all. Once i run the program it hangs in a 'not responding' stage and i have
to kill it with task manager. HELP
Did you try creating a new profile for Outlook to use?
In addition, have you checked your event viewer for any details regarding
Microsoft Office? Do other Office applications open and run as expected?
Have you tried opening Outlook in safe mode?
Start > Run > outlook.exe /safe
(note the space between outlook.exe and /safe)
I want to set the pidlRoot member of the BROWSEINFO structure to
a default location. How do I get a PIDL from a path represented
by a text string like this: _T("C:\Program Files")?
I'm not certain about the pidl for an arbitrarily named folder, but if your
real interest is the "Program Files" folder, then you shouldn't use a text
string anyway, since the text is user-selectable and in fact changes based
on language locales.
For "Program Files" and other special folders, you can get the pidl using
the SHGetFolderLocation function, passing in a CS...starup/popup window
How do disable the Money window that automatically pops
up when I start/power on my computer?
I would like to change the name of the "cancel" button. Is that
possible with Subclassing, Superclassing, etc.?
Maybe this article can help you:
"Bruce Arnold" <b_a_r_n_o_l_d@b_l_a_s_t.n_e_t> ha scritto nel messaggio
> I would like to change the name of the "cancel" button. Is that
> possible with Subclassing, Superclassing, etc.?
And this too:
http://www.codeproject.com/dialog/browse...Diagnosing Windows Installer 3.1 hang
We are encountering an issue regarding the usage of Windows Installer. Our
system is Windows XP SP3 with updates applied. The version of Windows
Installer is 3.01.4002.5512.
We have an automated installer that processes msi files. The msis are
invoked via the command line via msiexec. There is a random issue where
msiexec is not exiting and is thus causing our installation processing
application to hang waiting for it to return.
Our application is creating an instance of msiexec via command line usage.
Using ProcessExplorer to do some diagnosis, there are also two additi...Reorder with parent/child items
I have some items I order by the case, but sell per each. I have these set up
as parent and child items and selling works great. The problem comes when
I would like to order a new case when I have about 12 items left, but I
can't figure out a way to do that.
Is there a feature I'm missing that says when child item reaches a quantity
of 12 to order a parent item?
The only other thing I can come up with is when the parent item reaches 0 to
order another, but that's a LOT more than I need or can keep on my shelves.
As you're figuring out Parent/Chi...Database Properties Window won't open
I've got Visio 2003 Professional.
I can't get the Database properties window to open.
I've already used it on this machine but since shutting down last night and
turning it back on again this morning I can't get the database properties
window to open. I double click on the tables in my ERD... nothing. I right
mouse click on a table and select "Database Properties..." ... nothing.
What's going on?
Be careful if you close the Database properties window you can have it
again. There is no command to reopen it (certainly a bug). But be glad i
have a...Windows Vista
I'm hoping someone can answer this question for me.
I just saw a screen capture of what appears to be either Vista's
Windows Explorer or Search Screen. Near the top of the 'screen' it
Show Only: 'All' 'E-Mail' 'Document' 'Picture' 'Music' 'Other'
What I want to know is how this affects e-mail. I currently use
Outlook 2003 for e-mail and the PST file is password protected since
more then one person uses the computer. As a result I obviously don't
want my e-mail searched and displayed to anyone who just clicks on the
...Problems with files attaches in windows mail
Can´t open files (xls, doc, etc etc) in windows mail. I´m windows Vista Home
Premium. Please help.
You must have either Microsoft Office or the free OpenOffice.org installed.
"Deidos" <Deidos@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Can´t open files (xls, doc, etc etc) in windows mail. I´m windows Vista
> Premium. Please help.
> Thank you
I have IE8 and Microsoft Office 2002
"Charles W Davis" wrote:
> You must have either Microsof...Windows Update at Shutdown
Running Win XP Pro and IE8.
For about a week or so, when I shutdown, I see the option of
clicking to obtain a Windows update, or to shutdown with out
I have been clicking on the "update" part and I see the update
as being installed and then I do shut down. But the next time I
want to shutdown, I get the same option screen again.
I can't get to the "no-option" screen that I usually see.
[Crosspost to Windows Update]
And the update's (or updates') KB number(s) is/are...?
WinXP SP2 or SP3?
Check y...Something like "ping" for windows messages.
I'm pretty new to Windows messaging.
I want to measure how responsive my application is to messages. I
thought about doing a SetTimer(1000) and measuring how near to a 1
second interval the WM_TIMER message is processed. Then average it out
over 10 messages and log it.
Then I thought there might already be a tool that runs as an external
process and sends some standard message and measures how quick a
response is recieved. The equivalent of "ping" in network terms.
Is there such a thing?
Otherwise, I'll write a little app to send a message to my application.
Bette...Run Time error 2467 when trying to add new record from a parent fo
I am trying to add a new record from the a parent form to child form, but
when I click the button in get the following "expression to you entered
refers to an object that is closed or doesn't exist"
here is my code
Private Sub CreateNewIssue_Click()
With Me!mycollection (childford)
.SourceObject = "index" (parent form)
DoCmd.GoToRecord , , acNewRec
Is there any particular reason you want to use code instead of an append
Here is an exampl...Add Windows 7 drivers to the existing printer
I have SBS 2003 with 2 installed network printers. One of them is most
common used and first Windows 7 client on the network cannot install that
printer localy (error 0x00000709).
How can I add windows 7 drivers to existing printer, without removing it
from the server?
"Marcus" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I have SBS 2003 with 2 installed network printers. One of them is most
> common used and first Windows 7 client on the network cannot install that
> printer localy (...VBA in IE window
Im accessing a spreadsheet via a link I have put in a web page. The
spreadsheet opens up in an IE window.
I am wanting to stop the "save changes" dialog box popping up when I close
the window, I cant do this using the usual vba method because it doesnt apply
Would like to exit using an "exit" command button, Any idea how to close the
active IE window using VBA?
Am also wanting to open it in full screen (compensate for the lack of a full
screen command for "taget_blank" in HTML)
Any suggestions gratefully received.
Try something like t...FLAC and Windows Media Player 12
Is there any way to play FLAC files with Windows Media Player 12? A hefty
percentage of my music library is FLAC. If WMP 12 doesn't support FLAC, it's
pretty useless to me.
I ony have WMP 11, so not certain it would work for WMP 12 but try the Ogg
Vorbis directshow filter (free)
There are othe Flac decoders on that site (use their search box)
"L Goldfine" <L Goldfine@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
it use to be when i opened an excel doc it would open a tab on th
bottom of my toolbar. and for every doc opened it would open a new tab
well now (not sure how) every doc opens in one tab and i have to go an
select each book from the window menu. this is really frusteratin
because i work in many excel docs at once and i alt tab all day long.
am sure this is an easy fix but i cant seem to figure it out...any hel
would be great!
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Tools>Options...>View Check 'Windows in taskbar'
Microsoft MVP - Excel...Remote Desktop Client 7.0 for Windows Server 2003
The latest Remote Desktop Client was released only for XP and Vista, but I'm
using it on Server 2003 with no issues (I've extracted and copied files
manually, as update.inf and catalog doesn't match operating system). Is
possible to make a installer compatible with Windows 2003?
I think 7.x version is only for Win7/Vista/2008 systems. you can use the RDP
Ok, I managed to get SHBrowseForFolder to work and it pops up its dialog
box, but I would like to be able to use the info in a drop down combobox
integrated into my dialog form. Is there a way to do this. What I have is
a combobox that I want to show and select the path in, then a list box to
display the files, and another combobox to select which drive. I have a
specific reason to do it this way and I was wondering if I can use some of
the info from the SHBrowseForFolder to do this. It seems like I should be
able to, but I have not been able to find any helpful information on just
how...Windows Server 2008 CD ISOs
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an option from the MSDN downloads. Where can I find an ISO download that's
compatible with a CD drive?
Patrick Markiewicz wrote:
> I have a server with a CD Drive (not a DVD Drive). I only see a DVD ISO as
> an option from the MSDN downloads. Where can I find an ISO download that's
> compatible with a CD drive?
Why bother wasting an optical disc on an .iso file? Just get a CD/DVD
emulator and load the .iso file into one of the emulated CD/DVD drives....Determining public folder server from Windows Outlook
In short, is there a way to determine the name of the public folder
server from Windows Outlook? The main Exchange mail server is easy,
but what about the public folder server?
Up until a few days ago, my Entourage scheduling functions worked okay
because long ago, someone in IT told me the name of the public folder
server. But the company changed all of their servers -- it was hard
enough finding out the Exchange Mail server, and no one seems to know
the public folder server name (my old contact left the company). LDAP
servers were not changed.
I have Outlook 2002 and also 2000 for Window...Windows Update on Vista is Wrong
I have Office 2003 on my Vista Home Premium. Yet Windows Update wants
to install SP1 for Office 2007. Won't that mess up my office apps?
Did you install the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and
PowerPoint 2007 File Formats? If yes, this is why you are being offered
"Don Gollahon" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I have Office 2003 on my Vista Home Premium. Yet Windows Update wants
> to install SP1 for Office 2007. Won't that mess up my office apps?