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Forum: General Discussion 23 Jun 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By gallicbear
Thank you all. Both files pertained to a specific...

Thank you all. Both files pertained to a specific program. After some search I was able to find some original install disks and replace them. I am fortunate it didn't do more damage.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jun 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By gallicbear
File extension error

Hi there. Am working on a PC with win 7 Professional that was infected by the CBT Locker virus. The threat has been removed, and the PC has been cleaned by Virus scanners and Windows Restore....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Mar 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, NoelDP. I was just before receiving your...

Thanks, NoelDP. I was just before receiving your reply able to connect by stopping the service and restarting it. Then it didn't give me an error message when I checked for updates. But here is the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Mar 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By gallicbear
Windows 7 System refuses certain updates

Hi there. One of my Windows 7 PCs just refuses to update sometimes. Overnight it did 14. Then this morning there is still a definition update for MSE and a Graphics adapter updater for nVidia. It...
Forum: Backup and Restore 22 Dec 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 24,097
Posted By gallicbear
Recovery Environment

Thank you, whs. But the disc with boot.sdi and winre does not boot. So I am still searching how to recover the system. Windows Repair does not detect the recovery folder.
Forum: Backup and Restore 21 Dec 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 24,097
Posted By gallicbear
Recovery Environment

Hi there. I am trying to restore a Windows 7 PC; I do have a recovery file, containing boot.sdi and an eMachines wim archive (it's got Program files, RYTools, Windows, Setup, etc...). If I copy those...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Aug 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,149
Posted By gallicbear
Everything went ok, as long as stayed away from...

Everything went ok, as long as stayed away from the questionable updates. Thanks, all. Cheers.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Aug 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,149
Posted By gallicbear
Updates of 8/12/14 make pc crash

Appreciate your help, Seffrid and NoelDP. I'll report back when I am done updating with no problem.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Aug 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,149
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, NoelDP for the update. I'll proceed...

Thanks, NoelDP for the update. I'll proceed accordingly.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Aug 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,149
Posted By gallicbear
Updates of 8/12/14 make pc crash

Thanks, NoelDP:
These are the updates: kb2976627, kb2976897, 2978668, 2978742, 2982791, 2952664, 2970228, 2980245, 2981580, 2467173, 2937610, 2943357, 2830477.
In an effort to solve this and...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Aug 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,149
Posted By gallicbear
Updates of 8/12/14 make pc crash

Hi there. Trying to figure out what to do. My work station runs windows 7 64 bit. The latest updates, dated 8/12/14 caused the following: the pc will stay on for a couple of minutes, give or take,...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 May 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks again, Brink.

Thanks again, Brink.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 May 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, Brink. It is actually an OEM product....

Thanks, Brink. It is actually an OEM product. Hope it doesn't make any difference, that setup only checks for the validity of the key. Right now I am still testing that system.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 May 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By gallicbear
Activated Windows 7 in error

Hi there. I am installing a system with Windows 7 Home Premium. During the setup process I filled out the Windows key instead of skipping. I meant to test it first before activating because I am...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By gallicbear
Boot limitation of IDE controller

I understand. Thanks. Still working on it.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By gallicbear
Boot limitation of IDE controller

Thanks, TVeblen. As far as BIOS update I am at the latest revision. They didn't do one after A05.
One thing I noticed in Easeus partition manager, is that the first few sectors (1 to 63) of that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, Mellon Head. Yes, I am aware of jumper...

Thanks, Mellon Head. Yes, I am aware of jumper settings. And it is properly jumpered as master.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By gallicbear
Boot limitation of IDE controller

Hi there. I have been working at reviving an old Dell Dimension 2400. Started out installing Windows 7 on an 80GB drive. Worked great after applying the XP drivers for graphics, etc as administrator....
Forum: Software 10 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 5,177
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, A Guy. Good tip, and I'll keep it in...

Thanks, A Guy. Good tip, and I'll keep it in mind. It makes sense. But since that post, several days back, I reinstalled Windows. So my issues have been fixed in a different way.
Forum: Software 06 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 5,177
Posted By gallicbear
XPS viewer stopped working

Having little luck with the xps viewer these days. It crashes as soon as you open it.
I downloaded another xps viewer, made by Dolphin, xps viewer 1.1; it's doing the same thing. Any ideas? It's...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 02 Sep 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,720
Posted By gallicbear
I like JPEGview! In a sense more practical than...

I like JPEGview! In a sense more practical than Windows Photo Viewer. Thanks.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 02 Sep 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,720
Posted By gallicbear
I appreciate the tip, Stephanie. Will install it...

I appreciate the tip, Stephanie. Will install it and try it out.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 01 Sep 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,720
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, ThrashZone. Turning Media features off...

Thanks, ThrashZone. Turning Media features off hasn't done anything for me. I'm looking into other troubleshooting steps as suggested.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 01 Sep 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,720
Posted By gallicbear
Photoviewer no longer working

Hi there. All of a sudden my windows photo and fax viewer no longer works. I click on a picture and nothing happens. It always worked. Even when I click to open it with the photo galley, no response...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Aug 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, 2xg. Tried that, with no success. I think...

Thanks, 2xg. Tried that, with no success. I think now there is a problem with the hardware part of my laptop. It didn't work after restoring to factory default. However, the wireless network adapter...
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