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I started using the hp director to make a calendar. I saved each month, this created a shortcut in the start up menu. Either way I try to open the hp director, nothing happens. Thanks Kathy

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Look for the folder that you saved the documents at by right click on the shortcut and see the location of the file (source) and then go to the folder and see if all your saved documents present or not …
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ALL folder turned into shortcuts and i really don't know how to get back my stuff. You know the hard drive has music shortcut document shortcut. Somebody help me.


You must have had them all selected and then dragged them somewhere, then maybe dragged back, creating shortcuts at that location. This could be done accidentally by holding the ALT key (or if that key is stuck down) while dragging them back or by holding the right mouse button instead of the left. If it was the right-button thing though, you would have had to also left-click on 'Create Shortcut' on the menu that popped up.

If this is what happened your 'real' folders will be wherever you dragged TO and the shortcuts will be wherever you dragged BACK to.

The fact that there are shortcuts is not alarming. Your originals must be somewhere! Use the Search function to search for any file or folder name you can remember. Start at the root of the system (My Computer) to search everything; it could take a while so be patient. When you find the missing folders just select them all and drag back to where they belong (or Cut from current location, Paste in new location).

Feb 18, 2011 | Intel Computers & Internet

Tip

Here's how to create a shutdown shortcut on your desktop


Instead of going to the start menu, choosing shutdown, then waiting for the computer to shut all the programs down, you can create a shortcut on the desktop to do it quickly. You can create a shutdown, restart, or a logoff icon on your desktop which will work a lot quicker than using the usual buttons in the start menu.
Here's how to create a shutdown shortcut on your desktop

1. Go to your blank desktop
2. Right click on a blank space and a menu will appear
3. Choose New from the menu
4. Then choose Shortcut
5. Where it says type the location of the item type in shutdown.exe -s
6. Then press next
7. Now enter a name for your icon. Mine is called SHUTDOWN NOW
8. Press next
9. The Shutdown shortcut will be on your desktop

Different combination you can type in when creating a shortcut to shutdown, restart, or logoff.


Shutdown.exe -s

Shutsdown your computer in 30 seconds and will close all programs and ask you to save all work.

shutdown.exe -r
Restarts your computer in 30 seconds.


shutdown.exe -l
This one will logoff your computer back to the welcome screen where you will need to login again.

shutdown.exe -s -t 1
Shutsdown your computer in one second. the -t 1 tells it how long to wait. (one second in this case) You can put -t 10 or even -t 1120.

shutdown.exe -s -t 15 -c "Goodbye you idiot"
This is my favorite code. It will shutdown in 15 seconds and have a message in the box saying "Goodbye you idiot"
The -c "bla bla bla" stands for a comment.

Notes:

* to stop the computer from shutting down type shutdown /a into the run box located in the start menu..
* -f will force everything to close immediately without asking to save anything.

on Jan 29, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I accidentally deleted my hp director icon from my computer i dont know how to restore my hp director


Hi,

If you have just deleted the icon from desktop and not uninstalled then we can put a shortcut back on desktop

Click on START button
click on MY Computer
OR
Open MY Computer icon from Desktop

Open Local Disk C:\
Open Program Files
Open HP Folder
Open Bin Folder
You will find a file by name HPDIREC
Right click on the file name and Click create shortcut on desktop ( this icon will not look exactly like the HP Director icon you deleted )

Close the window and you will find the HP Direct icon on desktop

If not, you can uninstall the software from Add/remove programs under control panel and install the latest software for your printer. Click on the download button below to open HP website to download the software by selecting your operating system
Download

*Note : HP Director is not longer designed by HP. IT is replaced with a new Software called HP Solution Center

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Lost HP Dirctor Icons


Please confirm the version of Internet Explorer you are using If it is 8.0 or 7.0 then I would suggest you to please degrade the Internet Explorer version to 6.0 because HP Director is not compatible with IE 7.0 or 8.0. You can alos check for the scanning file and you can find it at

please click on Start button -> My Computer -> C: Drive -> Program files -> HP -> Digital Imaging -> Bin -> hpqscnvw.exe whe you will double click on this file, it will give you an interface to scan.

you can also click Start button -> all Programs -> HP -> HP Director (if it is there)
then right click on the HP Director and click Send to -> Desktop, it will create a shortcut on the desktop.

I hope it will work for you.

Dec 09, 2009 | HP PSC 1610 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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I downloaded free open office and can see it in my download box but cant see the icon on the desktop so i cant use it, what am i doing wrong? i use a compac presario laptop with windows vista.


Click the start button and in "Start Search" text box type open office.
If it has been installed it will show up in the search list.
Right Click the icon and a sub menu will appear. From the sub menu hover mouse over "Send To" and options will appear to the right. select "Desktop (create shortcut)".
Desktop icon should now appear from which you can run Open Office.

Congratulations on using Open Source alternative to MS Office!
Hope this helps.

Dec 09, 2009 | Cell Phones

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Hi There! I am having problem opening my hp director program


  1. Open HP Director using one of the following methods:
    • From the desktop : On your computer's desktop, look for the HP Director icon (c01425509.gif), and then double-click it.
    • From the Windows taskbar : Click Start , click All Programs , click the HP orHewlett-Packard folder, and then click HP Director .
    Although HP Director does not appear to be open , it is open and loaded into the computer's memory, but it does not open in a new window as usual.
  2. Without navigating to another open window, press Alt and Space bar at the same time. The Shortcut menu displays near the top-left corner of the computer. Figure 1: Shortcut menuc00833293.gif If the Shortcut menu does not open, repeat steps 1 and 2 until it does.
  3. Select Minimize from the Shortcut menu.HP Director displays (minimizes) as an item on the taskbar (the row of open software programs that appears at the bottom of the desktop screen). If HP Director does not minimize, click Minimize again until it does.
  4. Click the HP Director icon on the taskbar . The software opens and functions normally.

Dec 08, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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Hp director does not open when i click on the icon


Hi,

After installing (MS IE 7 or MS IE 8) browser on the computer that is connected to the HP product,This issue occurs on some HP products. The MS IE 7 or 8 browsers might be incompatible with HP Director
Follow these steps to use a workaround to open HP Director each time you use the software. These steps must be repeated each time you use HP Director.  

1-Open HP Director using one of the following methods:
From the desktop : On your computer's desktop, look for the HP Director icon ( ), and then double-click it. 
From the Windows taskbar : Click Start , click All Programs , click the HP or Hewlett-Packard folder, and then click HP Director .
Although HP Director does not appear to be open , it is open and loaded into the computer's memory, but it does not open in a new window as usual.
2-Without navigating to another open window, press Alt and Space bar at the same time. 
The Shortcut menu displays near the top-left corner of the computer.
Figure 1: Shortcut menu

If the Shortcut menu does not open, repeat steps 1 and 2 until it does.
3-Select Minimize from the Shortcut menu. 
HP Director displays (minimizes) as an item on the taskbar (the row of open software programs that appears at the bottom of the desktop screen).
If HP Director does not minimize, click Minimize again until it does.
4-Click the HP Director icon on the taskbar ( ). The software opens and functions normally. NOTE: The HP Director window and icons might appear larger than normal, but the software is functional.

5-Repeat Steps 1 through 4 every time you use HP Directo

Thanks,

Nov 30, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Scan to computer


Several ways to control your scanner:

From this HP link
Changing scan settings in HP Director

Scan settings include resolution, output type, and file type. These settings can be changed using HP Director.
  1. Open HP Director, if it is not already open:
    • Windows 2000: Click Start , click Programs , point to HP , and then click HP Director .
    • Windows XP: Click Start , click All Programs , point to HP , and then click HP Director .
  2. In the Select Device list, select your product, if it is not already selected.
  3. Click Settings , and then point to Scan Settings & Preferences .
  4. Click the scan setting menu that corresponds to the type of file you are scanning.
    • Scan picture settings : Designed for scanning pictures, including any type of non-text image, such as a drawing, logo, or photograph
    • Scan document settings : Designed for scanning documents
    • Scan preferences : Control scanning preferences, such as automatically straightening crooked images
    • Button settings and Scan to... setup : Control the defaults for the scanner buttons on the control panel of the product
    After selecting the appropriate menu, the corresponding window opens.
  5. Change settings as appropriate, and then click OK . The scan setting window closes.
  6. Click Scan Picture or Scan Document HP Director to scan with the changed settings.
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From this HP link

Using the Advanced Scanning Features of the HP Solution Center Softwaretoo large to paste - just follow the link above :)

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Here the main site for the scanner - click here

Nov 18, 2008 | HP Office Equipment & Supplies

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Hp director icon


Go to Start, Programs, and scroll to HP Director app. Right click on it, and "Send To" desktop, create shortcut...

Jan 18, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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