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Your notebook will still work with tower unpluged from router.
What repairs have you tried?
theog.. hi.. I un-plugged it this afternoon.. then took the ethernet cable..plugged it into my Acer Laptop Windows 7 .. with the router .. all is working great.. I do see a new connection (un-identified network ) on my Home Network..just below my Home Network with a bench...( Public ).. to be used when I'm away from home.. it has no name..I wanted to save my battery.. I have the laptop on Wi Fi ..when away from home. It's actually my sbcglobal .. dsl connection to the XP tower... that's going to the tech shop tomorrow.. to get re-installed with Windows XP..I was ready to do that today.. however I didn't feel secure doing it.. so thought better.. to get it back like it was.. Thank you for your concern and help.
Messed up windows 7 icons I installed a Windows 8 Transformation pack on my Windows 7 laptop. I decided it didn't look to great so I reverted back from a previous restore point I created. However the default folder icon did not revert back to default after the restore.
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BSOD Help and Support
I messed up my Windows 7 Install OK I admit I messed up I have an AMD Phenom II x2 555 BE and an Asus motherboard. I installed Windows 7 and THEN successfully unlocked the other 2 cores. Yep, now Windows 7 stops at the "Starting Windows" splash screen. I had an OEM version. I went out and bought a retail version and tried to...
Installation & Setup
Windows is messed up. Please help. OK,
I have a 2009 Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop. The other day, I tried to boot windows 7 and it gave me the error: Corrupted registry. I said no biggie, just format and re-install windows. I did that, and it will boot once every 50 tries or so.
When it does boot, it is as slow as hell. How...
Windows 7 SP1 messed up 2 USB drives Since installing Windows 7 SP1 two of six of my internal USB 2.0 drives are messed up. When I plug a thumb drive into either of the two, I get a pop-up that says the device would work faster if plugged into a high speed USB drive. Well, they are and I had no problem prior to installing SP1. The...
Windows Updates & Activation
Windows update messed up my PC hey guys :)
well, yesterday i was trying to download an update, it failed and now my whole PC looks like that:
Desc: No icons, Start menu won't work, none of the desktop icons is...
Windows Updates & Activation
Windows 7 chiefs: We messed up Check this out from zdnet.......
"Scratch all the confusion over the past few days regarding whether Microsoft would take user feedback into account and make the User Account Control (UAC) setting in Windows 7 better suited to protecting users.
Late in the day on Thursday, February 5,...