Category Archives: Windows 7

Semi-corrupt Windows 7 profile

Windows 7 Error: “Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access them.”
Short answer is that something in the users appdata\local folder was wrong. Continue reading

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Remove IE10 and IE9 from Windows 7

I recently had an instance where a Windows 7 workstation recently updated itself to Internet Explorer 10 overnight (as its likely to do) and when the client tried the following day to access the Internet using IE10, IE would just … Continue reading

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How to start and bypass UAC for your trusted applications

How to start and bypass UAC for your trusted applications This article explains how I was able to selectively disable UAC on an application that I needed to be run from the startup group. Most articles I searched for on … Continue reading

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