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Solved: Need help remembering original software that came with Toshiba A25 S207

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  1. veritasakura

    veritasakura Thread Starter

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    Hello,

    I'm a Toshiba laptop user, and so is my grandfather. Recently, he seems to be frustrated about losing some image editing software that--he claims--was originally bundled to the Win XP Home Edition OS, which came with his Satellite A25-S207.

    I have suggested restoring the system to a previous date using System Restore. He went a little further and tried to restore from the provided System/Applications CD. I have no idea how that turned out, because we're not even in the same town, so the feedback I get is through the phone.

    He does not remember the name of the program; he only recalls a little stripped square on the quick launch menu and afterwards, very few, basic editing options such as "Select, Balance, Drop, Smooth", etc.

    I used to have the very same model and OS, but I can't remember that soft! So before I end as frustated as my grandad, does anybody remember the name of that program? Does it even exist?

    Thank you so much for reading!
    VeritaSakura
     
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    cwwozniak Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

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    The computer's specs list it as coming with Microsoft Works. I believe that some versions of MS-Works included a basic photo editing application called "Picture It!". Could that be the program in question?
     
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    veritasakura Thread Starter

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    Guys,

    You are awesome! Thank you so much for the quick answers. I have checked the Photo Editor, and it seems to be the right one. My grandad hasn't sent any more feedback, so I believe that the last set of "How-to-restore-the-sistem" powerpoint presentation I gave him did the trick.

    However, I am in the middle of going through all the old system and applications cds, just in case I have to re-install it next time I see my granfather.

    Thank you again,
    VeritaSakura
     
  5. daniel_b2380

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    in case you don't find it, you might want to look at THIS program - it's freeware - isn't real complicated to use - does so many things - even plays mp3 music

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    FAQs

    you really don't NEED to download the plugins, the progam does about what the average person needs without them, you can, it'll just do more!! :)
     
  6. veritasakura

    veritasakura Thread Starter

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    Daniel,

    I just got back from talking to my grandad. He's fascinated with the new software and it's easy-to-use interface. You are his hero, and mine also!

    Thanks again for helping me figure this out!
    VeritaSakura
     
  7. daniel_b2380

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    aw shucks - you're going to make me blush now :eek:

    thank YOU & your GRANDAD for the kind words, you're both very welcome, :)
    glad i was able to help

    i realize you will be able to figure many things out just using the help menu - but in that the program does so many things - there are these you might look at just to give you an idea of some of them - many include pictures to help explain even better - there are a bunch of them - so just click and look at whichever of them - if one doesn't seem so good - go on to the next one

    irfanview tutorials

    i guess now i can say 'HAPPY PICTURING' :cool:
     
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