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Old November 11th 09, 11:04 AM posted to microsoft.public.win98.setup
SlickRCBD[_3_]
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Default Backing up my file configurations

I had a few custom things set up so that I could open .DOC files in
Wordpad by default, or right click and choose "Open with OpenOffice".
I just decided to move my office suite from the installation of
Windows 95 under Virtual PC on my old Powermac 6500 to a Windows 98SE
computer so I could try to work with Access. That wiped out my custom
"Open with OpenOffice" while changing my settings to use the office
apps without asking me. Since Wordpad takes a second to load while
Office takes time and RAM, I would have preferred to have left things
alone. Is there any way to back up such custom things or prevent them
from being wiped out?

I have an XCOPY of everything on my hard drive from 6 months ago on a
Virtual PC 2007 hard drive image on another computer, is there any way
to export the file types from that backup and paste it into the real
computer?
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Old November 11th 09, 12:58 PM posted to microsoft.public.win98.setup
John Dulak
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Default Backing up my file configurations


SlickRCBD wrote:
I had a few custom things set up so that I could open .DOC files in
Wordpad by default, or right click and choose "Open with OpenOffice".
I just decided to move my office suite from the installation of
Windows 95 under Virtual PC on my old Powermac 6500 to a Windows 98SE
computer so I could try to work with Access. That wiped out my custom
"Open with OpenOffice" while changing my settings to use the office
apps without asking me. Since Wordpad takes a second to load while
Office takes time and RAM, I would have preferred to have left things
alone. Is there any way to back up such custom things or prevent them
from being wiped out?

I have an XCOPY of everything on my hard drive from 6 months ago on a
Virtual PC 2007 hard drive image on another computer, is there any way
to export the file types from that backup and paste it into the real
computer?


SlickRCBD:

Try this:

Open Windows Explorer and find any .DOC file point to it and SHIFT +
right click on it. Choose Open With... from the pop up menu. A dialog
box will open asking which programyou want to use to open the file.
There is a pick list of apps and a check box to "Always use this app
to open this type of file. Place a checkin the box and you should be
good to go.

HTH & GL

John

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Old November 22nd 09, 05:15 PM posted to microsoft.public.win98.setup
Hot-text
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Default Backing up my file configurations

John
Been 10 days and no thank you from SlickRCBD

So I Thank you for being right
One More Time
Thank you

John Dulak

Yours Hot-Text


"John Dulak" wrote in message
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SlickRCBD wrote:
I had a few custom things set up so that I could open .DOC files in
Wordpad by default, or right click and choose "Open with OpenOffice".
I just decided to move my office suite from the installation of
Windows 95 under Virtual PC on my old Powermac 6500 to a Windows 98SE
computer so I could try to work with Access. That wiped out my custom
"Open with OpenOffice" while changing my settings to use the office
apps without asking me. Since Wordpad takes a second to load while
Office takes time and RAM, I would have preferred to have left things
alone. Is there any way to back up such custom things or prevent them
from being wiped out?

I have an XCOPY of everything on my hard drive from 6 months ago on a
Virtual PC 2007 hard drive image on another computer, is there any way
to export the file types from that backup and paste it into the real
computer?


SlickRCBD:

Try this:

Open Windows Explorer and find any .DOC file point to it and SHIFT + right
click on it. Choose Open With... from the pop up menu. A dialog box will
open asking which programyou want to use to open the file. There is a pick
list of apps and a check box to "Always use this app to open this type of
file. Place a checkin the box and you should be good to go.

HTH & GL

John

--
\\\||///
------------------o000----(o)(o)----000o----------------
----------------------------()--------------------------
'' Madness takes its toll - Please have exact change. ''

John Dulak - 40.4913N,79.904W - http://tinyurl.com/2qs6o6


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Old November 22nd 09, 06:17 PM posted to microsoft.public.win98.setup
John Dulak
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Default Backing up my file configurations

Hot-text wrote:
John
Been 10 days and no thank you from SlickRCBD

So I Thank you for being right
One More Time
Thank you

John Dulak

Yours Hot-Text


Hot-Text:

You're Welcome.

John


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------------------o000----(o)(o)----000o----------------
----------------------------()--------------------------
'' Madness takes its toll - Please have exact change. ''

John Dulak - 40.4913N,79.904W - http://tinyurl.com/2qs6o6
 




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