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Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Apr 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,052
Posted By Shine
Maybe a repair install of windows might work and...

Maybe a repair install of windows might work and get IE 9 working again. Here's a link if you want to give it a try.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/3413-repair-install.html
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Oct 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 20,369
Posted By Shine
Greg I totally agree there should be and probably...

Greg I totally agree there should be and probably was a COA sticker on this laptop when I purchased it. I'm only saying that there doesn't seem to be any COA now. The laptop is running fine and is...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Oct 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 20,369
Posted By Shine
Yes it was purchased new. Believe me I am not...

Yes it was purchased new. Believe me I am not arguing that there should be and may have been a COA sticker on the bottom of this laptop. But as I look at it now there is none to be found. Now that I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Oct 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 20,369
Posted By Shine
ignatzatsonic . No I did not use the product key...

ignatzatsonic . No I did not use the product key that is in use for my PC to try and activate the laptop. I got the laptop product key from the laptop itself by running magical jelly bean key finder...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Oct 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 20,369
Posted By Shine
Sorry if I have not been clear. The only two...

Sorry if I have not been clear. The only two numbers that I have are a product ID# and the CD key (serial #). These two are quite different, the product ID is 5 digits followed by...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Oct 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 20,369
Posted By Shine
I did end up using the PC decrapifier to clear...

I did end up using the PC decrapifier to clear most of the bloat off the laptop. So far I haven't seen anything that's not functioning since taking it off.

Still think it's funny Microsoft is so...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Oct 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 20,369
Posted By Shine
As I couldn't just let it go I called Toshiba to...

As I couldn't just let it go I called Toshiba to see if I could get an explanation as to why one of their laptops came with a blocked serial number, at least according to Microsoft. The support...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Oct 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 20,369
Posted By Shine
Alright just a bit of a update on my reinstall...

Alright just a bit of a update on my reinstall progress. After a couple of blasts from a can of compressed air I got the DVD rom to start working again. It didn't really look too bad but I guess it...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Oct 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 20,369
Posted By Shine
Yes they are both windows 7 home premium. Never...

Yes they are both windows 7 home premium. Never the less I have hit a bit of a snag. It seems the optical drive isn't working as windows can't see or play any disk that I put into it. So I guess I'll...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Oct 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 20,369
Posted By Shine
I used Magical Jelly Bean key finder to find both...

I used Magical Jelly Bean key finder to find both product id and the CD key.

@edwar- I don't see a recovery partition on this laptop so I don't know if it was never there or if it was somehow...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Oct 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 20,369
Posted By Shine
Can You Install Retail Windows 7 and use OEM serial #

OK here is what I am wondering. My daughter has a Toshiba laptop that I bought for her with Windows 7 installed. It, like virtually all PC's with windows pre-installed came with tons of bloatware on...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Sep 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By Shine
If you have an external HD I would backup your...

If you have an external HD I would backup your important info and data onto it. Then I would format the drive and then install windows on your new SSD.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,121
Posted By Shine
It's a PC and I'm using it at home. My laptop is...

It's a PC and I'm using it at home. My laptop is however able to show the web page without any problems. Haven't got any web blocking programs installed that I know of.

Does windows 7 have its own...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,121
Posted By Shine
Both Firefox and IE9 partially blocked

A few weeks ago I did a reinstall of windows 7 and everything seemed to go rather well. I didn't notice at first, but lately a number of websites seem to have a portion of the page not loading with...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Oct 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,124
Posted By Shine
Sounds like your CD drive doesn't have any...

Sounds like your CD drive doesn't have any drivers installed. Did you get a installation disk with your new computer?

You could check device manager to see if there are any problems with your...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Jul 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 14,161
Posted By Shine
Strange it's not working for you. For some reason...

Strange it's not working for you. For some reason I had to do it twice before it seemed to stick, but now no more install chrome box. Once I followed the link I clicked yes I want to set this as my...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Jul 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 14,161
Posted By Shine
Thanks Everlong, I set your link as my homepage...

Thanks Everlong, I set your link as my homepage and it seems to be working. Nice to not have to see that box all the time. :)

Thanks again.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Jul 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 14,161
Posted By Shine
Get rid of the install Google chrome box

I have Google set to my homepage and every time I open up IE9 I see a box in the upper right hand corner asking if I want to install Google Chrome. I usually close this box but it always returns...
Forum: Drivers 29 May 2011
Replies: 34
Views: 4,772
Posted By Shine
This may be a silly question to ask but are you...

This may be a silly question to ask but are you sure you have a video card installed on your computer? If there is one maybe it needs to be reseated or something.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 21 Apr 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 3,183
Posted By Shine
Oh yes, I have seen that annoying download google...

Oh yes, I have seen that annoying download google chrome box every time I open up the google home page with ie9. Surprisingly when I open up google with firefox 4 I don't get the chrome download box....
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Oct 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 809
Posted By Shine
Here's a link with the steps to follow when...

Here's a link with the steps to follow when replacing a graphics card. I really don't know for sure if it will be faster than the SLI setup or not.

How to install a graphics card - CNET Reviews...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 19 Sep 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 8,055
Posted By Shine
I see where you mean but the add/remove command...

I see where you mean but the add/remove command is greyed out and not working for me.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Apr 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,993
Posted By Shine
The fans are connected through molex adapter's to...

The fans are connected through molex adapter's to the power supply. Unfortunately I don't have a spare power supply right now to try swapping it out.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Apr 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,993
Posted By Shine
Case Fans Continue To Run After Shutdown

I'm having a problem with one of my old computers and was wondering if anyone could take a guess as what could be causing it. This computer ran XP and several early builds of Windows 7 and Windows 7...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 5,968
Posted By Shine
I agree with zap the iespell check seems to work...

I agree with zap the iespell check seems to work well for me.
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