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General Software Discussion / Re: Anyone using Blackbird?
« on: October 14, 2018, 12:11 PM »
I have run the netsh commands from the Win7 PC on the homenet.  This did not give access to the Win10 "Blackbird"  PC.  Is there another option in the apps etc to
allow acces to the Blackbird PC coming in from the LAN?

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General Software Discussion / Re: Anyone using Blackbird?
« on: October 13, 2018, 11:24 PM »
In the Spybot Beacon post above,  the Winkey+r solved most of the
long command string I could not type in straight and I had  renamed some things.
Using the correct format at Winkey+r eliminated many errors

I will practice with curson up/down

And to Spybot,  I'll load that on the sandbox PC which is Win10 not Win7-- sorry about
confusing things or being unclear.  Win7 is not a test PC but needs to exchange
files I may have to the Win10 experimental setup on my homenet.

When the LAN is turned back on, is there message for that to verify-- as when Blackbird shows Updates are turned off when it loads?

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General Software Discussion / Re: Anyone using Blackbird?
« on: October 13, 2018, 11:13 PM »
Using the netsh commands described earlier got the Win10 PC to recognize other
elements of the homenet.  I only had one other PC on to test.  Both folders opened successfully.

However I got the old error when trying to open Win10 PC net folder from the Win7 PC.
I have not run the netsh commands on this one yet.

Other peculiar element is the shared folder on Win10 PC got misnamed as C--- just c lower case no colon on some typo or command error I made.  Now that c is the only showing shared element which is all of the Win10 disk.  A real botch.  Reinstalling  Win10 will be done eventually and I know of no solution since folder renaming does not appear to be allowed.

I can take that to TenForums to pusue it.

   That catches me up for now.  I hope these details may be beneficial to other blackbird novices.  I did not know much about how the Winkey+r could function previously as an
example.


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General Software Discussion / Re: Anyone using Blackbird?
« on: October 13, 2018, 06:33 PM »
Some success.  The command properly executed at Winkey+r when initiating with
CMD  space in the box which I omitted.  From there I could get through the directory tree to blackbird.exe and add space -l .  Command screen opens and displays Blackbird executed that Lan command.

After restarting and checking the workgroup (again)  and also checking the screen that asks about changes for personal use or business use--  again  (which never defaults to home use) I have the icon at my workgroup network for the Win10 PC but not other nodes on the net.

I will rerun the netsh commands previously described to see if that finds the other
network node which is on Win7.

Any other responses to solve this appreciated.


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General Software Discussion / Re: Anyone using Blackbird?
« on: October 13, 2018, 05:26 PM »
Maybe some progress on the error trapping for me.

I've used the Winkey+R and then find the the path to the blackbird.exe 

Then I add space, dash l (lowercase el)  [return]


Opens and runs Blackbird with no visible errors.  I did the restart requested.
I've now to see whether that has turned the LAN back on.

.....  no success.

I double checked my workgroup name and the HOMENET is not found.

If Winkey+R  actually executed, would it not say at a commandline prompt rather than
simply running the program and ignoring space 'el'?




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General Software Discussion / Re: Anyone using Blackbird?
« on: October 13, 2018, 04:36 PM »
During reinstall 'FINDSTR  Line 3 is too long ' repeats a number of times at 66% installation then continues.

My bad.  The error cited occurs during the initial Backup request which then says
completed successfully.

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General Software Discussion / Re: Anyone using Blackbird?
« on: October 13, 2018, 04:33 PM »
During reinstall 'FINDSTR  Line 3 is too long ' repeats a number of times at 66% installation then continues.


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General Software Discussion / Re: Anyone using Blackbird?
« on: October 13, 2018, 04:17 PM »
I put this off  (from above)  for a while and hesitate to procede due to errors.  Since I am getting errors
with instructions so far,  tell me how .exe name shanges (for simplification) effects execution.

  In other words, does changing any elements in the path from blackbird version number and all that in the path (where it exists) to simply something like blackbird.ext affect the execution of the command?  If so I'd have to reinstall blackbird and try to go through
avoiding any typos again.

  Also in this process what is the 'repeat line command'  at cmd system?

I still don't see why this seems to be a totally different process than looking at the 43 apps list.  And in that list I do not see an obvious reference to LAN at all.

  This Windows is 64bit Ultimate.

   While waiting for reply I'll re-install.






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General Software Discussion / Re: Anyone using Blackbird?
« on: October 05, 2018, 07:47 PM »
much appreciated.   I have to follow things by rote.

Will report any success.


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General Software Discussion / Re: Anyone using Blackbird?
« on: October 05, 2018, 04:06 PM »
As a second reply outside of the "Apps" for Windows 10:  How is CMD used for the dash switches?  Is the path  from c: system32/blackbird folder/ run blackbird -n?  Or what.

Can this be done from the Run Box at  Winkey + R?



   

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General Software Discussion / Re: Anyone using Blackbird?
« on: October 05, 2018, 04:00 PM »
I'm glad people are still monitoring this topic.

The only thing I'm trying to do is turn off network blocking for my small workgroup.

Reversing Blackbird sets things right.  But installing it,  I cannot  _find_ network blocking listed in Windows 10 Blackbird Apps.  I looked at the screen shot.  What is the exact app number to do this function?

  To clarify,  I understand that  CMD  -n  should allow the network and get it unblocked.
How confusing can this be?  I  don't see the net blocking in the 43 Apps list.

  Just say the number.

   I should be more responsive now.  I have notifications turned on.




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General Software Discussion / Re: Anyone using Blackbird?
« on: October 03, 2018, 05:03 PM »
This topic is from 2016.  Have all given up on Blackbird?  Have questions been moved elsewhere?

My simple ask is on using cmd switches.  I am a novice and am getting errors in my command line code at system32 prompt.

Please advise.  I have also made this request at Blackbird but not sure if they answer contact mail.

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