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Forum: Sound & Audio 22 Nov 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By mbratch
There are two things listed under Sound in the...

There are two things listed under Sound in the device manager:

Conexant 20585 SmartAudio HD
Intel(R) Display Audio
Forum: Sound & Audio 21 Nov 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By mbratch
Playing sound will just suddenly go silent unless I press volume/mute

This is problem that just one day came into being on my laptop running Windows 7. I can't associate it with any particular update since I don't play videos or sound files frequently.

Here's what...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Oct 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By mbratch
Alas, although Kaspersky found a couple more...

Alas, although Kaspersky found a couple more niggles, my problem remains. (As does another issue I hadn't mentioned, which is in Chrome if I click on "Show in folder" for a download, it says, "Class...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Oct 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By mbratch
After I had run Malwarebytes, it seems to have...

After I had run Malwarebytes, it seems to have narrowed the issue a little. Tray icons seem to behave correctly. Remaining issues are:

1) Many subtopic control panel links still don't work
2) A...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Oct 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By mbratch
Alas, I had done most those things already to no...

Alas, I had done most those things already to no avail. The adwcleaner is a great program. It got rid of the dreaded "search.iminent" malware. I think the problem I'm left with is a result of some...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Oct 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By mbratch
Some control panel and tray icon popups won't respond to clicks

I just finished getting rid of a bunch of adware and malware from a friend's Windows 7 laptop. It's running quite well now, but there are two remaining annoyances.

One is that when I open the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By mbratch
Oh perfect. Thanks. I didn't even notice that the...

Oh perfect. Thanks. I didn't even notice that the icon allowed a "click".
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By mbratch
Wireless Network Name

Hi

I'm trying to figure something out in the Wireless Network settings that's a trivial thing, but bugging me...

If I look in my network settings in the control panel under:

Control...
Forum: News 01 Mar 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 148,744
Posted By mbratch
Lady Fitzgerald, your post #176...

Lady Fitzgerald, your post #176 http://www.sevenforums.com/news/273544-more-than-3-out-4-enthusiasts-reject-windows-8-a-18.html#post2307234 is directly on point. :)
Forum: News 01 Mar 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 148,744
Posted By mbratch
Hey Jimbo - love your posts. But I don't think...

Hey Jimbo - love your posts. But I don't think this is an apt metaphor for Windows 7 versus Windows 8.

I see it more as a Ferrari in both cases. But in the upscale model, they've taken away all of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Feb 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,693
Posted By mbratch
I'm using Sony media, which I didn't think would...

I'm using Sony media, which I didn't think would be too shabby. Never had a problem with them under any other circumstances until now.

I think my next step will be to sacrifice a number of DVD-Rs...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Feb 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,693
Posted By mbratch
Yes. See my prior post. When I wrote using the...

Yes. See my prior post. When I wrote using the Windows 7 ISO burn, I checked the "verify disk" option. No errors on the verify. Disk automatically ejected.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Feb 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,693
Posted By mbratch
OK so here's a summary of the situation. I have a...

OK so here's a summary of the situation. I have a single ISO image which is a bootable Linux Mint install (ISO file is a little over 900MB), standard ISO 9660 format. I have 3 DVD-R disks (all from...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Feb 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,693
Posted By mbratch
ISO image is good. As I said in my original post,...

ISO image is good. As I said in my original post, I burned that same image on another machine (Linux) and that one I can read on my Windows 7 box.

The DVD that I just burned using BurnAware (free...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Feb 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,693
Posted By mbratch
Windows 7 SP1 DVD ISO Image Writer Makes Bad Disks

Hello

Under Windows 7 SP1, I attempt to burn an ISO image to a DVD-R by right clicking the ISO image file and telling it to burn the image. I also ask it to verify the image. It does this without...
Forum: Chillout Room 21 Jan 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By mbratch
There are two areas of concern for Windows 8: the...

There are two areas of concern for Windows 8: the new user interface, and application/driver compatibility.

The user interface concern is pretty easy to get around. If you're not sure you'd like...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jan 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By mbratch
One thing that can occur, certainly after 6...

One thing that can occur, certainly after 6 years, is that some solder joints can form very fine cracks, making some of the joints intermittent dependent upon temperature. The supply can otherwise...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 8,594
Posted By mbratch
Thanks a lot centaur78! Your comments have caused...

Thanks a lot centaur78! Your comments have caused me to go back and examine the program a bit. There are some pieces of work I left incomplete regarding help for Windows 7. The program installs with...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 8,594
Posted By mbratch
Yes, I developed the app. I don't recall where I...

Yes, I developed the app. I don't recall where I left off getting it working for Windows 7 64-bit. So perhaps my trouble is because I may have found a way to temporarily jam in the shell extension...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 8,594
Posted By mbratch
So far so good. I want to give it a few days and...

So far so good. I want to give it a few days and see if it stays sane.

BTW, how would I go about making the application I just disabled a "verified" application? It was one I developed under...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 8,594
Posted By mbratch
Thanks. First test seems positive after doing...

Thanks. First test seems positive after doing that...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 8,594
Posted By mbratch
Thanks a lot! I just saved the file and zipped...

Thanks a lot! I just saved the file and zipped it. Attached. Thanks again!
Forum: General Discussion 28 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 8,594
Posted By mbratch
Well... spoke too soon. The problem came back. I...

Well... spoke too soon. The problem came back. I ran autorun again but this time there are no yellow items. Now what?
Forum: General Discussion 22 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 8,594
Posted By mbratch
Yep, I marked it solved.

Yep, I marked it solved.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 8,594
Posted By mbratch
Hi centaur78. Thanks for the reply and for the...

Hi centaur78. Thanks for the reply and for the tool.

I ran that and under Explorer, there were no lines highlighted in yellow under Explorer, but I found a few under "Everything". I removed those...
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