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Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 13 Jul 2009
Replies: 362
Views: 82,543
Posted By Chappy
Hi Shark! Glad to see you made it here! ...

Hi Shark!

Glad to see you made it here!

I'm going to throw my hat in the Win7Codec pack too, I've been using this pack since it's inception and I've used every other codec pack & player out...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Jul 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 5,670
Posted By Chappy
If you own a Seagate HDD with one of these model...

If you own a Seagate HDD with one of these model #'s, go to Seagate and get a Firmware update that may fix this
ST3500320AS, ST3500620AS, ST3500820AS, ST3640330AS, ST3640530AS, ST3750330AS,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Jul 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 60,636
Posted By Chappy
LOL..how true! I don't know how many times in...

LOL..how true!
I don't know how many times in my early years that I asked a question on a board, then immediately went about testing some new idea, and find myself fixing things before I ever got an...
Forum: Drivers 13 Jul 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 31,397
Posted By Chappy
The issue is not HP's alone, no vendor supports...

The issue is not HP's alone, no vendor supports their equipment indefinitely. Obviously if it's using a parallel port, it's getting rather old and from HP's statement that they don't support it with...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Jul 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 12,746
Posted By Chappy
That was an excellent tip from joey2007ua, I wish...

That was an excellent tip from joey2007ua, I wish the OP would come back and let us know if that indeed was the issue.

So garbagedrew, if you read this again, please post back if this worked for...
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Jul 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,923
Posted By Chappy
Did you get this driver from Nvidia or the HP...

Did you get this driver from Nvidia or the HP site? HP wraps the nvidia driver into a modified installer pack that does an extra version check that may cause the failure. If you're using an HP...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Jul 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 4,243
Posted By Chappy
Look at the color code for the drive partitions,...

Look at the color code for the drive partitions, there is a color key at the bottom of the Disk Mgmt screen that shows whether they are Primary, Extended, or Logical. To install W7 it must be a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Jul 2009
Replies: 22
Views: 6,453
Posted By Chappy
First off, get the latest drivers for your card,...

First off, get the latest drivers for your card, you're using a well outdated driver, 181.72 is very old
186.18 are the newest W7 x64 driver - GeForce/ION Driver Release 186...
Forum: Drivers 10 Jul 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 26,122
Posted By Chappy
Usually by the time products hit the shelves with...

Usually by the time products hit the shelves with a driver CD, the drivers are well out of date. Check the Razer site for more up to date drivers and try them first, they may be W7 compat.
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jul 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 14,645
Posted By Chappy
Not sure if it's your graphics driver that's...

Not sure if it's your graphics driver that's causing this, but something didn't work properly during the upgrade process. Upgrades have been disabled in the RC - RTM branch, and you must have modded...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Jul 2009
Replies: 34
Views: 4,154
Posted By Chappy
LOL!! Bit of a ****disturber back then weren't...

LOL!!
Bit of a ****disturber back then weren't you..
And yes, they really haven't changed in it's basic functions, as you say "just a wee bit faster" now, and may I add "a wee bit Smaller too!"

...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jul 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By Chappy
That works good, but it also usually outputs...

That works good, but it also usually outputs rather large files and the attachment manager probably wouldn't allow that size of file to be uploaded. Max zip upload is 8MB.
Still, if it's under that...
Forum: Drivers 08 Jul 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 8,447
Posted By Chappy
I would think that those drivers are rather...

I would think that those drivers are rather outdated, especially your display drivers. In most cases, the drivers shipped with a machine are outdated before you even buy it.

I haven't found...
Forum: System Security 08 Jul 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,630
Posted By Chappy
heheh...guess I still have a passion for user...

heheh...guess I still have a passion for user security...does it show much?
;)
Absolutely, firewalls are a necessity, you simply HAVE to have one, even if it's only Windows firewall. Win firewall...
Forum: Software 07 Jul 2009
Replies: 78
Views: 16,555
Posted By Chappy
Yes Victek, that's the case from my understanding...

Yes Victek, that's the case from my understanding too.

@Charles..LOL! Since we never really know what kind of system each one is applying to the file system, we'll never really know if what it did...
Forum: System Security 07 Jul 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,630
Posted By Chappy
Posted here, sent as reply to PM yesterday but we...

Posted here, sent as reply to PM yesterday but we need to keep this in the thread

Hi akramh

Firewalls are a very important part of basic security, you need a firewall as a first defence against...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Jul 2009
Replies: 34
Views: 4,154
Posted By Chappy
Same here...my Gr 10 computer class back in 71...

Same here...my Gr 10 computer class back in 71 (yes, that's 1900 + 71 fer you yuguns) had basic circuit boards that we put in certain configs using double contact plug cords to perform basic math...
Forum: Software 06 Jul 2009
Replies: 78
Views: 16,555
Posted By Chappy
They should be, remember in XP when they had a...

They should be, remember in XP when they had a GUI to view fragmentation...all the green "Unmovable" stuff were system files & tagged critical. Immediately after an install, there they were, large...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Jul 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 12,471
Posted By Chappy
Yikes...especially with what would seem to be an...

Yikes...especially with what would seem to be an unreliable router..
Sorry I can't help you with networking issues, not really my forte, but security IS so I had to post.
Forum: News 06 Jul 2009
Replies: 70
Views: 7,193
Posted By Chappy
You don't order from MS, you order from an...

You don't order from MS, you order from an Affiliated site, Amazon.ca, Best Buy, Furure Shop...the list is on the MS site.

Now I'm still amazed at how many people say "I don't want Upgrade, I want...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jul 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,537
Posted By Chappy
Exactly...this exploit requires the hacker to be...

Exactly...this exploit requires the hacker to be physically at the console to do this, so unless folks welcome malicious hackers over for beer & cookies allot, this is a non-issue
;)
Forum: Sound & Audio 06 Jul 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 49,220
Posted By Chappy
Don't mess with services, doing so can cause such...

Don't mess with services, doing so can cause such weird issues as this. The service tweak sites that list all these "recommended" service configurations all fail to tell you how little resources are...
Forum: Software 06 Jul 2009
Replies: 78
Views: 16,555
Posted By Chappy
System critical files and the MFT/MBR are usually...

System critical files and the MFT/MBR are usually the Locked data types.
Keeping critical files contiguous is pretty important as the system may not boot correctly otherwise.
Forum: Software 06 Jul 2009
Replies: 78
Views: 16,555
Posted By Chappy
I believe that is the case too, from what I've...

I believe that is the case too, from what I've read they simply don't want users to mess with things as it's set up except for the scheduling aspect.
I too missed the visuals originally, but after...
Forum: Software 06 Jul 2009
Replies: 78
Views: 16,555
Posted By Chappy
Hi Sven Hmm...I wonder if the system does...

Hi Sven

Hmm...I wonder if the system does recognize it as SSD, but doesn't grey out that option for some reason. I wonder if you clicked it, if it would actually do a defrag or tell you it can't...
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