Category Archives: Windows 8

link folder to a new drive

We often have problems with customers running out of space on a hard drive. There is a simple solution which works from Windows XP upwards. Take a look at junctions – https://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/sysinternals/bb896768.aspx First download junctions.exe and add it to your system folder so that it can be run from any folder. If there is an application using the… Read More »

Avoid UAC prompt for trusted programs

Tired of seeing this when you run a trusted application? Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to your computer? Allow a specific application to run without prompting for the UAC (User access control). This is better than disabling the UAC completely. 1. Open task scheduler (go start, type task and select task scheduler)… Read More »

HP Designjet plotter drivers, Windows 8 and Autocad 2015 / LT2015

So you have upgraded your PC to windows 8 with AutoCAD 2015 and discovered a nasty error in AutoCAD – This plotter configuration cannot be used for one of these reasons: the driver cannot be found, the device cannot be found, or the driver has a problem. the None plot device has been substituted. Solution – 1. Setup… Read More »