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Forum: General Discussion 30 Apr 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 9,875
Posted By madkiwi
The link was for services, and most of the talk...

The link was for services, and most of the talk here is more of the same. My problem is with the apps I am loading, FF and Thunderbird are working before the networking is ready.

While I agree...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Apr 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 9,875
Posted By madkiwi
Suggestions for delaying Startup programs- my new SSD is too fast!

I just purchased a new Acer 4830TG (i5 2.5 GHz) and immediately replaced the HD with a SanDisk Extreme (550 MB/s read, 510 MB/s write).

I have certain programs in the Startup folder- Excel...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 May 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,940
Posted By madkiwi
No difference what-so-ever. Starting to really...

No difference what-so-ever. Starting to really annoy me now.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 May 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,940
Posted By madkiwi
Networking change- now Hibernate doesn't work properly

Last week I changed ONE little thing on our wifi router. I changed the WPA2 Personal encryption from "TKIP+AES" to "AES" only. I then changed the encryption for my Asus UL80Vt notebook to AES.
...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 May 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 5,554
Posted By madkiwi
I just had a breakthrough. Of sorts. After...

I just had a breakthrough. Of sorts.

After reinstalling Power4Gear I did not finish customizing all the different setups. Under High Performance it was set as "Lid close action- Plugged in:...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Apr 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 5,554
Posted By madkiwi
No. I could not have imagined that changing...

No.

I could not have imagined that changing the Wifi adapter from TKIP to AES would screw the system up.

I am going to reinstall the Asus wifi drivers and see if that helps.
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Apr 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 5,554
Posted By madkiwi
Wifi disabled on startup

On the advice of a friend, 4 days ago we changed the security settings on our home router/network from WPA2- Personal TKIP+AES to just AES. I then changed my Asus UL80vt-A1 wireless adapter settings...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Mar 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,403
Posted By madkiwi
This does not make a lot of sense, I am sitting...

This does not make a lot of sense, I am sitting in a coffee shop with no encryption whatsoever and my notebook is connecting to a wifi access point with no problems.

I call this myth - BUSTED
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Mar 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,403
Posted By madkiwi
I have a laptop that is running Win 7 64 bit and...

I have a laptop that is running Win 7 64 bit and exclusively use wifi with no issues. Well, I did have one- at this coffee shop I go to I had issues with it taking a long time to connect and...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Mar 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 11,472
Posted By madkiwi
Yes, I was (am) running Workgroup. Just for...

Yes, I was (am) running Workgroup.

Just for giggles I updated the firmware on my router to 7.50.8, and now everything works!

I read the release notes for the new firmware, nothing to indicate...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Mar 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 11,472
Posted By madkiwi
Can't copy large files across network in one direction

System 1- Notebook with Win 7 Home (64 bit).
System 2- Desktop with Win XP SP2
Network- Linksys WRT54GS firmware 7.50.2- Netbook is connected via wifi, Desktop is wired.

I use my desktop as a...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Mar 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 3,941
Posted By madkiwi
Laptop goes into Sleep mode, not Hibernate

I had a problem with my laptop trying to recover from hibernate mode ("Your computer can't come out of hibernation. Status 0xc000009a") and on researching the issue I decided the hiberfil.sys file...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 29,039
Posted By madkiwi
I RMA'd the drive and sent it back to OCZ. If the...

I RMA'd the drive and sent it back to OCZ. If the replacement also has problems then I will have to suspect something with the Asus BIOS or chipset as being incompatible with the SSD.

I am keeping...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By madkiwi
It is a Logitech USB wireless wheel mouse. Did...

It is a Logitech USB wireless wheel mouse. Did not install any drivers, shows up as HID compliant Mouse. Works perfectly.
Forum: General Discussion 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By madkiwi
Explorer Navigation Pane attributes

I did a search, but I must not know the correct terms to use.

When I am using Windows Explorer I want it to STAY STILL!!!! What I am referring to is the Navigatin Pane, when I scroll the pane it...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Feb 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,442
Posted By madkiwi
Thanks, I saw the "hide update" option, did not...

Thanks, I saw the "hide update" option, did not know if it would "stick".
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Feb 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,442
Posted By madkiwi
How to filter Updates?

I installed Office 2007 on my computer, but I specifically excluded that pos Outlook. So 1) why does Windows update keep telling me that there is an important update for Outlook that needs to be...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Feb 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,305
Posted By madkiwi
Partition expansion

I decided to delete the hidden Asus restore partition from my cloned hard drive. The drive had 2 partitions, the hidden one, then the C: drive (with system and data).

This was before I found out...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 29,039
Posted By madkiwi
Re-image system disk fails error 0x80042412

I have Windows 7 64 bit on an Asus UL80Vt notebook. Came with a Maxtor 320 GB drive. I want to replace it with an OCZ 60 GB SSD.

I was told the a System image can only go on a drive that is the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Feb 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,502
Posted By madkiwi
Why on earth does it have to be this difficult?...

Why on earth does it have to be this difficult? Did nobody at Microsoft even consider the possibility that someone might want to replace a drive with a smaller hard drive? This scenario would be...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Feb 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,502
Posted By madkiwi
Using Windows System image

I did a quick search here, and found some info but some problem items.

Here is what I want to do-

I have an Asus UL80Vt notebook with a 320 GB Maxtor. I want to replace it with an OCZ 60 GB...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Feb 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 9,227
Posted By madkiwi
New hard drive, no install disk

I have an Asus UL80Vt notebook. Asus does not believe in supplying a disk with a full installable version of Windows 7 with the computer- I got two disks with my system- "Windows 7 Recovery Media for...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jan 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,867
Posted By madkiwi
I didn't think to look there, and never did use...

I didn't think to look there, and never did use Vista.

Thanks, it worked.
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jan 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,867
Posted By madkiwi
How to disable other users

Hi-first post. Did a search, nothing was quite the same as my situation.

System is a new laptop that arrived with Windows 7. Only one user, and set up myself as Administrator.

I will be the...
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