Defrag: WHS+MC, Error 1325, Using Onboard VGA+PCI Video

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Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to We will also be checking comments for problems, but the email address will let us contact you if needed.

[00:15] - Can Windows Home Server run Media Center. [link] [link]
[03:40] - Junction on folder using Skydrive.
[05:01] - Preventing Skydrive from copying large files to local PC. [link]
[06:30] - Why icons refresh after adding a bookmark.
[07:20] - Error 1325 <username> is not a valid short file name.
[09:35] - What * actually does in a Windows Explorer search.
[12:54] - Clicking on any menu item crashes apps.
[15:09] - Can onboard VGA be used along with a PCI video card.
[17:44] - Way to get an icon's right click properties from Task Bar.
[18:37] - Pick of the Week: New line of Lenovo laptops. [link]



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    [05:01] - Preventing Skydrive from copying large files to local PC.

    this is why I uninstalled the SkyDrive client. This sucks so much. Dropbox has the Selective Sync feature which allows you to select which files you don't want to download:

    I have 1 question which is a bit related to the SkyDrive app. It installs 3 new ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers and because of this I lost other icons. Will this small limit ever be increased? I'm tired of reporting this over and over again. It impact user experience a lot.

    [09:35] - What * actually does in a Windows Explorer search.

    The search sucks, use better tools like

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    Yes! I'm with you Larry. I've been a big fan of pens and Tablet PCs for years. Smiley

    But my 4+ year old Toshiba just keeps on ticking. I may have to put it out to pasture so I can get the x230-T.

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