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Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Dec 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By vpwin7
I appreciate the response but looking into that...

I appreciate the response but looking into that thread further they merely just flashed another stock firmware from one router to the one I described. This didn't really unlock any special options. I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Dec 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By vpwin7
How to limit network traffic speeds with a network card?

I'm not sure if I'm trying to do the impossible but I'll explain the situation.

I have this roommate that is excessively consuming the majority of the networks bandwidth. I've blocked all service...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By vpwin7
4wd is correct. Some times just pressing the...

4wd is correct. Some times just pressing the Windows key a few times will fix the issue too.
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,794
Posted By vpwin7
Did step 3 work? Another thing to try is share...

Did step 3 work? Another thing to try is share additional folders on both the XP and one of the non-working Windows 7 computers. Eg: instead of just documents share a folder on your desktop or c:\...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By vpwin7
Yeah they're up to date. It's probably nothing of...

Yeah they're up to date. It's probably nothing of significance. Only seems to do it outside of games and on a very seldom occurrence. The tech in me is just baffled.
Forum: General Discussion 11 Oct 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By vpwin7
Yeah, given those options I would try to boot...

Yeah, given those options I would try to boot from your external.
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Oct 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By vpwin7
You don't typically see much of a difference...

You don't typically see much of a difference between wired and wireless so as long your signal is good. However, when you have Internet THAT fast then yes, you'll probably see a difference because...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Oct 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By vpwin7
richnrock is right, same hard disk means it's...

richnrock is right, same hard disk means it's moving the head a lot more. Flash devices can be faster as well, but that's probably not the case here.

This is why I like to load my games on one...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Oct 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 2,489
Posted By vpwin7
I think it's more likely that something broke on...

I think it's more likely that something broke on one computer and didn't on the other during the update.
Forum: General Discussion 11 Oct 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By vpwin7
Some computers allow you to boot from a USB but...

Some computers allow you to boot from a USB but you will have to use software to encode the usb device to be recognized as bootable. Go into your bios and see if USB is one of the options in the boot...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Oct 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By vpwin7
Unusual artifacts, can't figure out what's causing them.

Screenshot example provided.

This happens very seldom, maybe a few times a month. Out of the blue I'll get the blocky artifacts shown in the attachment on my screen, almost always near the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Oct 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,794
Posted By vpwin7
I had this issue before but have long ago ditched...

I had this issue before but have long ago ditched XP so I unfortunately cannot replicate it for you. However, I do remember that it was not antivirus/firewall software related. You didn't say but I'm...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Sep 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,521
Posted By vpwin7
Another option is to download the drivers for the...

Another option is to download the drivers for the device which is acting up, run the updates, uninstall device drivers, then reinstall using your previous download. This would be the least amount of...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Sep 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By vpwin7
Ethernet LAN losing connection on lid close.

I'm sharing WiFi received on my wireless card for my Windows 7 laptop and am rebroadcasting it to a router using the Ethernet port. Before I could close the lid and everything would run just fine....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Aug 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By vpwin7
I partitioned the first 220GB and basically set...

I partitioned the first 220GB and basically set it aside. I've filled quite a bit on the remainder as a test, seems okay -SO FAR-
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Aug 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By vpwin7
First thing I did haha. No bad sectors found...

First thing I did haha. No bad sectors found though, probably mechanical. Going to try to partition it before yelling at Seagate.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Aug 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By vpwin7
Not interested in replacing a storage drive I...

Not interested in replacing a storage drive I barely got to begin use of. It started being funny just outside the newegg return policy. I know I can ship it to the makers for the factory warranty but...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Aug 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By vpwin7
HDD issue, how to block off specific areas from use?

I made a post awhile back about a HDD making clicks, as though the arm was resetting. Occasionally while accessing files explorer freezes. I however noticed this has (so far) only occurred at a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 707
Posted By vpwin7
Network interruptions with both internal and usb wifi adapter.

My desktop computer loses connection regularly and I cannot locate as to why. I have many other devices throughout the house at various locations which maintain a connection fine.

When the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Jul 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By vpwin7
The noise sounded very much like the arm...

The noise sounded very much like the arm resetting itself, and was definitely internal. can't explain it myself as cables felt secure before swapping. The problem was very consistent and went away...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Jul 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By vpwin7
did you try uninstalling and reinstalling drivers?

did you try uninstalling and reinstalling drivers?
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jul 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By vpwin7
try setting a new wallpaper through your internet...

try setting a new wallpaper through your internet browser or other means such as right clicking a photo.

check if other control panel options are freezing. if so I advise a thorough virus and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jul 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By vpwin7
It is very unlikely this is an interference issue...

It is very unlikely this is an interference issue even if you are copying over a wireless connection. try on a wired mouse ... to me it sounds like a resource bog.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jul 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By vpwin7
I found another cable to try. switched cables and...

I found another cable to try. switched cables and data slots. seems to be okay for now. whew... thanks for the suggestions.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Jun 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By vpwin7
It's not a heat issue, everything is pretty cool...

It's not a heat issue, everything is pretty cool in there. The drive is less than three months old as well, so I'm going to be a bit upset if it's something serious. Assuming all wires are tight and...
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