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Forum: Graphic Cards 05 Dec 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By pjhutch
No, the new motherboard has to fit the case and...

No, the new motherboard has to fit the case and the ports at the back also have to fit as well.
There are different 'types' of board and some are custom which may not be easily replaced. Do some...
Forum: Virtualization 09 Nov 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 6,374
Posted By pjhutch
You need windows 8 or better or remote onto a...

You need windows 8 or better or remote onto a 2012 server to manage them. More info here:
What?s New in Hyper-V for Windows Server 2012 R2 (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn282278.aspx)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Aug 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By pjhutch
To load software at startup you can populate the...

To load software at startup you can populate the following registry key with the programs you want to load:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run.
e.g. Antivirus =...
Forum: News 12 Aug 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 94,302
Posted By pjhutch
I am seriously considering moving to Windows 8.1....

I am seriously considering moving to Windows 8.1. Most of my applications and games are compatible and since a lot of the smaller apps are freeware, I can easily swap for more compatible variations...
Forum: Software 08 Aug 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 150,746
Posted By pjhutch
Run SFC /SCANNOW which runs the System File...

Run SFC /SCANNOW which runs the System File Checker program and scans for any corrupt or missing files, including DirectX files.
Also, you need the correct graphics drivers installed for your system...
Forum: Software 22 Jun 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 5,314
Posted By pjhutch
Forget SQL 2000, use SQL 2005 or later Express...

Forget SQL 2000, use SQL 2005 or later Express edition for Windows 7.
e.g. Download Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Express from Official Microsoft Download Center...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Apr 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By pjhutch
Yes, you can do it on Windows Server Update...

Yes, you can do it on Windows Server Update Services or SCCM using a separate tool called the Updates Publisher:
Download System Center Updates Publisher 2011 from Official Microsoft Download Center...
Forum: Software 30 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 4,423
Posted By pjhutch
Right click the setup.exe and open the...

Right click the setup.exe and open the properties, click on the Compatibility tab, make sure non of the options are enabled, click OK and re-run it.
Forum: Software 30 Mar 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By pjhutch
You could locate the install files in C:\Program...

You could locate the install files in C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 11.0\Setup Files\ and right click the MSI file and select Repair to make sure Reader is installed properly.

Also, open IE,...
Forum: Drivers 25 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 5,638
Posted By pjhutch
Try VueScan from VueScan Scanner Software for...

Try VueScan from VueScan Scanner Software for Windows 8, Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), Linux, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android (http://hamrick.com/). I am using it for my LiDE 35 on Windows 7 64 bit.
Forum: Software 24 Mar 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By pjhutch
Check out this article: Acrobat Help | Display...

Check out this article:
Acrobat Help | Display PDF in browser | Acrobat, Reader XI (http://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/display-pdf-browser-acrobat-xi.html)

Firefox 19 can now display PDFs in a...
Forum: Software 24 Mar 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 150,746
Posted By pjhutch
Run DxDiag and click on the Display tab. What...

Run DxDiag and click on the Display tab. What information is shown on that tab? Are the graphics drivers upto date as well?
Forum: Software 03 Mar 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 150,746
Posted By pjhutch
If there are files missing, then I suggest...

If there are files missing, then I suggest running dxwebsetup from MS Downloads to install the missing files. It will update DX 9, 10 and 11 on XP, Vista and 7:
Download Download and Install...
Forum: Software 02 Mar 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 150,746
Posted By pjhutch
There are two parts for DirectX. There are the...

There are two parts for DirectX. There are the the API files in C:\Windows\System32 e.g. dx*.*, d3d*.* and there are drivers that supply directx features for your graphics card. You can repair system...
Forum: Virtualization 14 Feb 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,848
Posted By pjhutch
I have Windows 2000 Pro and Windows 2000 Server...

I have Windows 2000 Pro and Windows 2000 Server installed on Virtual Box with the latest VBox Additions installed.
The resolution is 1024 x 768 using True Color (32 bit) with the VBoxVideo.sys...
Forum: Customization 05 Feb 2013
Replies: 51
Views: 2,305
Posted By pjhutch
I was thing of something like this: a) Two...

I was thing of something like this:
a) Two layers of graphics. The lower layer contains the image with the graphics you want to see.
b) The second layer is slightly longer than the first layer with...
Forum: Drivers 29 Dec 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 889
Posted By pjhutch
No, but you can install Windows 2003 64 bit...

No, but you can install Windows 2003 64 bit drivers on the server. You will need to install the Windows 7 64 bit equivalent of the driver on your PC.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 106
Views: 4,052
Posted By pjhutch
You need to create a DOS Boot disk (See...

You need to create a DOS Boot disk (See Bootdisk.Com (http://www.bootdisk.com)) and download and copy the Phoenix Award BIOS flash tool version 1.34 from the same ASUS site and the BIN file and run...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 4,245
Posted By pjhutch
I believe that the same principles can apply to...

I believe that the same principles can apply to Windows 7. There are known problems with the AIK toolkit and WinSXS. You try Windows XP instead as that uses less disk space than Windows Vista or 7 -...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 4,245
Posted By pjhutch
Try vLite - Windows Vista configuration tool...

Try vLite - Windows Vista configuration tool (http://www.vlite.net/) otherwise I would try a Linux distro and use WINE to emulate some windows functionality for a small HD.
e.g. List of Linux...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,984
Posted By pjhutch
Possible solutions: How to Remove Write...

Possible solutions:
How to Remove Write Protection From SanDisk | eHow.com (http://www.ehow.com/how_4881674_remove-write-protection-sandisk.html)
How to Remove Write Protection from a SanDisk Flash...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Dec 2012
Replies: 106
Views: 4,052
Posted By pjhutch
Do you have a external HD case which you can...

Do you have a external HD case which you can insert it into, so that you can boot from your PC and then you can connect the drive afterwards. You can get one for about £15 from PC World
Otherwise it...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Dec 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,523
Posted By pjhutch
For general tweaks and other settings for Windows...

For general tweaks and other settings for Windows 7 you could get third party addons such as Tweak-7 from
https://www.totalidea.com/tweak-7.php or Windows Tweaker from TweakHound - Tweaking Windows...
Forum: Backup and Restore 01 Dec 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 823
Posted By pjhutch
You can use Windows Backup via Control Panel,...

You can use Windows Backup via Control Panel, System and Security, Backup and REstore, just for backing up your data and settings. A simple backup of C:\Users\<your username> would suffice for most...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Dec 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By pjhutch
I use a tool called AusLogics Disk Defra which...

I use a tool called AusLogics Disk Defra which has more optimization settings than the standard windows one. Get it from Download Auslogics Disk Defrag Free...
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