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Forum: Microsoft Office 03 Nov 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,186
Posted By robertpri
Unable to set file associations for MS Office 2007

I know how to set file associations, but it does not work. I had MS Office 2003 and the associations worked fine. I ungraded to MS Office 2007 and they had not worked since then. The associations...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,098
Posted By robertpri
Bad news. The fan is fine, but I began to...

Bad news. The fan is fine, but I began to disconnect everything [usb's, etc] and found the culprit. I disconnected my 20" secondary monitor and the GPU temp dropped 20 C in five minutes. But I LOVE...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,098
Posted By robertpri
Very high temps on Asus G50VT--fan is clean

On another thread, I noted a high screeching sound when restarting, and my son mentioned that high temps can cause odd problems.

I installed Speefan 4.44 and sure enough, the temps are high....
Forum: Sound & Audio 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,678
Posted By robertpri
Thanks, but I upgraded Realtek driver from: ...

Thanks, but I upgraded Realtek driver from:

6.0.1.5942 [9/21/090
to
6.0.1.6196 [9/7/10]

That driver does not work at all, and had to resort to older one--which works
Forum: Sound & Audio 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,678
Posted By robertpri
Have to uninstall sound drivers every boot to prevent LOUD SCREECHING

This is still a problem in progress, but getting worse. I thought it was a mobo or hardware problem but I have a work around.

After booting or coming out of sleep or hibernation, the laptop...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Jul 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,506
Posted By robertpri
Hotmail is a Web base App. and not a program....

Hotmail is a Web base App. and not a program. Your only options are an Email program i.e. WLM or Thunderbird etc.[/QUOTE]

Alas, it appears you are correct. I tried all the methods listed here...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Jul 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,506
Posted By robertpri
How to assign hotmail as default mail instead of WinLive?

I have found the methods to uninstall and remove Windows Live Mail, but I want to ensure my Hotmail becomes the default email app.

I have tried to assign mail to Hotmail, but the only option is...
Forum: Sound & Audio 30 Jun 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By robertpri
No, since my speeds are 24.92 Mbps down and 3.30...

No, since my speeds are 24.92 Mbps down and 3.30 Mbps up, I thought the modem could not do any better. MIght try it though. Can't hurt.
Forum: Sound & Audio 29 Jun 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By robertpri
Thanks all, Yes, internet radio on my Asus...

Thanks all,
Yes, internet radio on my Asus laptop, connected directly to the radio station sites. I listen to six of them, one at a time, and they have all suddenly started this buffer problem. This...
Forum: Sound & Audio 29 Jun 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By robertpri
Radio stations were perfect, now long buffers

I have been listening to radio stations on my Asus G50VT laptop since I bought it. I maintain updated drivers, and just finished windows upgrades. It has been a while since using it for listening to...
Forum: General Discussion 23 May 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By robertpri
Thanks all! Those are great downloads and I...

Thanks all!
Those are great downloads and I saved them all. Now I gotta figure out that odd one with no disks. I did make a full Win 7 backup to 6 DVD's, and a bootable DVD, so at least I should be...
Forum: General Discussion 23 May 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By robertpri
How to tell which Win 7 disk to which computer?

I have three computers and two 'full install' Win 7 Pro disks.

It was a frenzied time in my life. Enough said.

Anyway, while sorting out old disks, I realize I don't know which disk goes to...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Oct 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 30,920
Posted By robertpri
I made the mistake of installing Windows Live for...

I made the mistake of installing Windows Live for mail. Since then, nothing but error msgs:

folder:
c\program files \ common files \ ms shared \ windows live

is corrupt and unreadable.

I...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By robertpri
Thanks. I follow the RP menus and pick a date....

Thanks. I follow the RP menus and pick a date. It does not matter if I choose yesterday or last month. It proceeds and says there is a file problem and I need to run CHKDSK. I click to schedule it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Oct 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 37,261
Posted By robertpri
I am so glad to find this! After running SFC.,...

I am so glad to find this! After running SFC., it makes a log that I could not open.

Okay, that is solved, but I am having a hard time reading the results:

There appears to be four errors,...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 18 Oct 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By robertpri
Adding Windows Live Mail created endless problems

Win 7 Pro/64 has been perfect since new. I have used Hotmail forever. No problems. The other day, I clicked on a news site to send mail and a menu appeared stating that Windows Live [hotmail] was not...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Dec 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 122,867
Posted By robertpri
I have them set to "not allow" third party...

I have them set to "not allow" third party cookies, but it does not seem to stop them.
Further, I have tried that first party prompt, but it never tells you the name of the cookie. It just says it...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Dec 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 122,867
Posted By robertpri
Thanks! Good lord, could they have buried them...

Thanks! Good lord, could they have buried them any deeper?

Why can't I put a block on these? The same ones come up on all my computers [visit the same sites, I guess] but those are XP and easy to...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Dec 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 122,867
Posted By robertpri
How do I open the cookies folder?

Ran a scan and it shows 29 tracking cookies by name. But I can't open users\bob\cookies, or anything else related to cookies. In other versions, I could manually delete them, although they were in a...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Dec 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,382
Posted By robertpri
Where do the "Libraries" reside? [the drive?]

I have two idential laptop hard drives, C and E, and one ESATA backup, F. On Saturdays, I copy C to E, and on Sunday, I copy E to F.

That way I have three idential SATA hard drives and can boot...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Dec 2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 172,664
Posted By robertpri
Since this never happened to me before, I can't...

Since this never happened to me before, I can't say it's a Win7 issue, or all the OS's do this. But in W7, when I go to download and install the latest MS patches, it runs fine but then returns a msg...
Forum: Software 22 Nov 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 12,673
Posted By robertpri
SIW2 is correct, it's Partition Manager 10. I had...

SIW2 is correct, it's Partition Manager 10. I had also downloaded Winzip 12 and had that number in my head: "12" Also, waaaaay back, I think it was called Partition Magic [I've used it for years]...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,569
Posted By robertpri
Thanks. The missing base drivers are all related...

Thanks. The missing base drivers are all related to video, as I learned by checking the existing video drivers. I have downloaded the latest Nvidia drivers, but want to make backups before installing...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,522
Posted By robertpri
My own experience: I am anal obsessive about...

My own experience: I am anal obsessive about backups, so have an ESATA Ext drive and it performs much faster with the ESATA cable than when using the optional USB port. Do NOT use both at the same...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Nov 2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 172,664
Posted By robertpri
I'm glad to see it's not just me. I've been...

I'm glad to see it's not just me. I've been copy/paste/cut/move/etc folders since the earliest windows version and never had this happen until win 7.

I used an UNdelete program and it recovered...
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