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Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Sep 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 3,535
Posted By GailLA
Hi gregrocker, aem may be switching out like...

Hi gregrocker,

aem may be switching out like motherboards, but clearly my husband and I completely switched motherboards and a number of other components too, such as CPU's and RAM. I just wish I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Sep 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 3,535
Posted By GailLA
Here's my experience with not reinstalling...

Here's my experience with not reinstalling Windows 7 for motherboard replacements:

My motherboard died about 5 weeks ago. I had no choice but to replace it. I went from one Intel/Asus...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Dec 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,353
Posted By GailLA
Thanks for letting me know and for reporting it.

Thanks for letting me know and for reporting it.
Forum: News 24 Nov 2009
Replies: 160
Views: 15,338
Posted By GailLA
I've been running Win 7 Pro x64 on my desktop...

I've been running Win 7 Pro x64 on my desktop since the beginning of September. We are now running Win 7 on 5 computers in the house, the last was a laptop ordered on October 22 with 7 Pro...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Nov 2009
Replies: 182
Views: 16,853
Posted By GailLA
I know what you mean. I never hated MS, but...

I know what you mean. I never hated MS, but after installing and using 7 I have some warm fuzzies towards Redmond that I don't think I've felt for a long time. :party:
Forum: General Discussion 10 Nov 2009
Replies: 182
Views: 16,853
Posted By GailLA
I love 7. Once I installed it I didn't want to...

I love 7. Once I installed it I didn't want to go back to XP. I couldn't wait to upgrade my laptop from Vista x32 to 7 x64. I'm never going back to XP or to Vista (except for XP Mode for some...
Forum: Software 10 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 10,092
Posted By GailLA
I've been able to run every old program that I...

I've been able to run every old program that I need to using XP Mode. If he has Professional or better, I'd certainly try it to see if it works. In some cases we just don't want to spend the money...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 22,362
Posted By GailLA
Yes, stick with it. It is working for you. It...

Yes, stick with it. It is working for you. It is the future.
Forum: General Discussion 09 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 22,362
Posted By GailLA
Presuming you have a 64 bit processor: If...

Presuming you have a 64 bit processor:

If you still use any older 16-bit apps, and most people don't, they will not run on 64 bit because there is no more built in 16 bit support. I get around it...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Nov 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,353
Posted By GailLA
Homegroup stopped working after Java 6 Update 17?

I've been working on this all day. Yesterday, I installed the update (from the Java website, not through the updater in control panel) on two computers and homegroup stopped working. I did a system...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,408
Posted By GailLA
Dear Bulo, Welcome to the forum. Everyone...

Dear Bulo,

Welcome to the forum. Everyone here would like to help you. I don't understand a lot of your post. Please post your system specifications in your profile. Please try describing your...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Oct 2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 166,295
Posted By GailLA
That it hasn't been released yet. This waiting...

That it hasn't been released yet. This waiting to buy a new laptop with it pre-installed is hard.;)
Forum: General Discussion 27 Sep 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,147
Posted By GailLA
If he doesn't have a legitimately obtained key,...

If he doesn't have a legitimately obtained key, he is pirating and it is wrong. :mad:

There are so many ways to get a reasonably priced legitimate copy, including academic channels, or the Family...
Forum: System Security 26 Sep 2009
Replies: 85
Views: 6,736
Posted By GailLA
They are clueless is all. I also find that...

They are clueless is all.

I also find that those who are looking for warez, free music, free screen savers, unclothed celebrity photos and those who click on spam are more susceptible.

You...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Sep 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 8,788
Posted By GailLA
Thanks Gilly!

Thanks Gilly!
Forum: System Security 25 Sep 2009
Replies: 85
Views: 6,736
Posted By GailLA
Nod32 (antivirus only, not suite) Windows...

Nod32 (antivirus only, not suite)
Windows Defender
Windows Firewall
Hardware Firewall (WRT54G router WPA-AES enabled)
Secunia PSI
Spywareblaster (free version)
Truecrypt to keep sensitive files...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Sep 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 8,788
Posted By GailLA
What exactly fixed it Gilly? Was it the advice...

What exactly fixed it Gilly? Was it the advice offered here, or was it something else? I'm just asking so that others can learn from your experience.

TIA, and most of all, glad your problem is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Sep 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 14,757
Posted By GailLA
Update to my original post. New BIOS for my...

Update to my original post. New BIOS for my board -- 602. Flashed it this morning and can now have Legacy USB on Auto and also reboot without the 120 second time out. It takes a little longer to...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 12 Sep 2009
Replies: 1,953
Views: 266,629
Posted By GailLA
This is the machine described in my specs. Basic...

This is the machine described in my specs. Basic black. Great cooling. I just rebuilt it, so I still have some cable dressing to do. Lit with one white Logisys LED "sunlight stick". Lighting...
Forum: News 12 Sep 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,215
Posted By GailLA
Adorable! MS has a winner here.

Adorable! MS has a winner here.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Sep 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,538
Posted By GailLA
Do you have any idea of when the BSODs started? ...

Do you have any idea of when the BSODs started? You might look in the Reliability Monitor in the Action Center to see if they started after you installed a particular piece of hardware or a new...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Sep 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 2,576
Posted By GailLA
I'm so glad it was that easy! Congrats. ^5

I'm so glad it was that easy! Congrats. ^5
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Sep 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 2,576
Posted By GailLA
Try a ps2 keyboard? I move the clear jumper...

Try a ps2 keyboard?

I move the clear jumper and take the battery out for 10 minutes when I really need to make sure I've cleared the CMOS. If you haven't given it 10 minutes you might try that....
Forum: Sound & Audio 09 Sep 2009
Replies: 86
Views: 31,747
Posted By GailLA
I can't test the optical output, only the analog,...

I can't test the optical output, only the analog, 5.1. I've had a great experience with using the Windows 7 64 drivers from Asus for the P5Q PRO Turbo motherboard onboard sound VIA VT1708S.

The...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Sep 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 14,757
Posted By GailLA
Boot Hang Solved; separately Sleep Problem Solved

I want to share how I solved these problems to give back to the many posters I read here who helped me.

First, the sleep problem. The second day after I installed Windows 7, the computer went to...
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