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Forum: Software 02 Nov 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By great white
Success!!! Well, mostly success. ...

Success!!!


Well, mostly success.

Running in virtual PC, I take control of the USB device (obdii interface) and sometimes the program connects, sometimes it doesn't. The program wants com1 or...
Forum: Software 02 Nov 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By great white
Another small success thanks to the tutorials on...

Another small success thanks to the tutorials on the forum.

Managed to tie the VM into my wireless and get my old copy of xp pro activated.

Now to see if it all will talk to the truck.
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Forum: Software 02 Nov 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By great white
Well, this has given me a measure of success! ...

Well, this has given me a measure of success!

I installed windows virtual PC and am running XP on it. The link was immensely helpful, but I still had to do some digging around to get it all...
Forum: Software 01 Nov 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By great white
just this one.

just this one.
Forum: Software 01 Nov 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By great white
32 Bit program, can't get it to run in 64 bit

Well, I've got an older program that I need to run for some car tuning software (OBD-2 Vehicle Explorer Scan Tool Browser (http://www.obd-2.com/), careful if you click the link, that website will...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 05 Jan 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By great white
AnyDVD is required to remove copyright protection...

AnyDVD is required to remove copyright protection (DRM), which is what normally keeps you from ripping the DVD to HDD .

If you're just making a copy for yourself and no one else the harm is...
Forum: Chillout Room 05 Jan 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By great white
Room still a mess, but progress on the desk wing:...

Room still a mess, but progress on the desk wing:

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e235/gr8twhite/HTPC/CB4DA059-AB94-4127-AF95-DE758CCCCA46-48441-00003CA2670CCD7E.jpg
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Forum: Chillout Room 03 Jan 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By great white
Got tired of lack of room and storage so I moved...

Got tired of lack of room and storage so I moved the desk to a different spot in the room and started building a "wing" on the side:
...
Forum: Customization 31 Dec 2012
Replies: 2,000
Views: 110,849
Posted By great white
I like mine pretty clean overall: ...

I like mine pretty clean overall:

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e235/gr8twhite/HTPC/desktop_zps8b948f91.jpg

That's my logon screen also, minus the rocket dock.

And yes, it's a tron...
Forum: Chillout Room 31 Dec 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By great white
Also good points and I probably will go that way...

Also good points and I probably will go that way eventually. Getting tired of buying off the shelf solutions and then being limited by it one or two years out. This one is an m8377c.

However,...
Forum: Chillout Room 31 Dec 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By great white
Good points. My thoughts are to leave the...

Good points.

My thoughts are to leave the front open, essentially "as is" and create a decent sized vent in the top surface to allow hot air to "stove pipe" up and out.

The front case has two...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By great white
That was my reasoning too. XP is on the...

That was my reasoning too.

XP is on the way out (still like it though!), vista soon after if not at the same time. Win 8 just leaves me cold (although I did try to by it online and it wouldn't...
Forum: Chillout Room 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By great white
Not to belabor a point, but; I simply posted and...

Not to belabor a point, but; I simply posted and wasn't looking for advice. Hence the statement more of a "blog" but feel free to comment statement. Not a solicitation for advice, but a friendly...
Forum: Chillout Room 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By great white
Office desk (as in furniture!) tweaks for computer

I'm a touch OCD when it comes to organization and the wires, perhiperals and bits and bobs lying around the office room at home are finally getting to me.

Add into this the fact that I'm...
Forum: Chillout Room 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 1,004
Views: 47,212
Posted By great white
Minding my own business at 47......;)

Minding my own business at 47......;)
Forum: Chillout Room 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By great white
On a more positive note: once the system was...

On a more positive note: once the system was cleaned down, I was able to make a system image no problems on the 80 Gb backup drive I have installed in the case expressly for that purpose.

Now it...
Forum: Chillout Room 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By great white
When I checked the files, I only had system...

When I checked the files, I only had system restore points from the installation of programs after win 7 install. The 25-30 Gb were after install, not leftovers. I have a fair number of programs...
Forum: Chillout Room 26 Dec 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By great white
Nevermind, got it. Used disck cleanup and...

Nevermind, got it.

Used disck cleanup and ",ore options". Windows cleaned out all the backup files except the last one automatically.

Total disc usage is now just a touch under 34 GB.....:)
Forum: Chillout Room 26 Dec 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By great white
Weel, not being too fussy I downloaded anbd tried...

Weel, not being too fussy I downloaded anbd tried the first file in the "8 tools" article.

Results?

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e235/gr8twhite/Untitled-1-1.jpg

Weeelllll.......
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Forum: Chillout Room 25 Dec 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By great white
I sure will as soon as I get a drive big enough...

I sure will as soon as I get a drive big enough to take one.

I need right around 77 gb to image the current setup and my 80 GB internal backup drive is just a bit too small. At least, windows says...
Forum: Chillout Room 24 Dec 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By great white
Well, she's gone through a couple rounds of...

Well, she's gone through a couple rounds of updates (non left to get) and lots of restarts.

It was still using the older drivers from back when the PC was built so I updated them to the new OE...
Forum: Chillout Room 24 Dec 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By great white
Thanks for the advice, but I find it hard to...

Thanks for the advice, but I find it hard to believe win 7 would prefer and run better on the drivers from 2007/8 that were built for xp/vista (which is what it installed) over the updated "windows...
Forum: Chillout Room 24 Dec 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By great white
New to the Win 7 Forums, a proper intro is in order!

Hi all. New to the forums so I'd thought I'd do a longer into than just the welcome forum.

This will be more of a blog style entry (I've been told I do go on a bit at times!), but feel free to...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Dec 2012
Replies: 1,862
Views: 71,278
Posted By great white
Hi all. Recent convert from vista to win...

Hi all.

Recent convert from vista to win 7.

Longer thread to explain that statement will be posted elsewhere!

Edit: as promised -...
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