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Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Mar 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 8,250
Posted By Duncan
SUCCESS!!!! Thanks for the help...

SUCCESS!!!!

Thanks for the help gregrocker!!

I followed the instructions in the link you gave. I disabled the graphics card. Win 8 finished installing. I discovered NVidia had recently...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Mar 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 8,250
Posted By Duncan
@gregrocker Thanks for the expertise. The first...

@gregrocker Thanks for the expertise. The first thing I did was to try out your msconfig>boot suggestion and it worked a treat. My machine then booted to Win 7 without any problems.

@AddRAM On my...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Mar 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 8,250
Posted By Duncan
trouble booting from USB, start up is corrupted. Win 8 CP setup.

Hey good people of seven forums!

Asus P7P55D motherbord
Win 7 - main OS

I am trying to install the new Windows 8 Consumer Preview. I have used the install wizard to setup the usb memory...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Feb 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,824
Posted By Duncan
Update

***UPDATE****

I now have a new monitor and can confirm that it was the old monitor that was at fault.

After reading several reviews I have gone for a very nice NEC-EA232WMI 23" IPS monitor! :D
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Feb 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,824
Posted By Duncan
haha nice!

haha nice!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Feb 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,824
Posted By Duncan
A Guy, thanks for this suggestion. I have tried...

A Guy, thanks for this suggestion. I have tried this and actually the OSD seemed stable. But does this necessarily mean that it isn't the graphics card? Surely the OSD would be the layered over the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Feb 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,824
Posted By Duncan
Haha, thanks for the suggestion!! ...

Haha, thanks for the suggestion!!

Unfortunately I think my landlord would object to a monitor shaped dent in the wall. But maybe I could throw it out the window..?.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Feb 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,824
Posted By Duncan
Yes it is definately at it's native resolution...

Yes it is definately at it's native resolution and refresh rate, thanks for the idea though.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Feb 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,824
Posted By Duncan
Thanks for the replys people! I just turned...

Thanks for the replys people!

I just turned my monitor off for 20mins or so, but kept the machine awake by periodically wiggling the mouse. Then I turned back on the monitor and sure enough the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Feb 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,824
Posted By Duncan
Either my monitor or graphics card is failing... but which is it?

Hi,

It seems that when I turn on my computer or wake it up from a sleep the image on the screen is vibrating / quivering ever so slightly. However after a minute the image has completely...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Nov 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 2,521
Posted By Duncan
Streaming my desktop to Samsung tv over wireless lan

Hi,

I have been lent a samsung led tv that has a wireless dongle. I have setup up the tv wireless settings and it is connected to my wireless network. How do I setup my win7 to see the tv and...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 02 Nov 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,362
Posted By Duncan
Why not just use it in compatibility mode? On the...

Why not just use it in compatibility mode? On the URL bar on the right next to the refresh button, click the icon that looks like a torn in half page. That will put it in compatibility mode which...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,798
Posted By Duncan
The info on Wikipedia suggests that it was fixed...

The info on Wikipedia suggests that it was fixed by Windows Vista SP2 , Windows 7 (RC) and Windows Server 2008 R2 (Beta). So I am guessing in my instance it is Win 8 Developer Preview that has caused...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,798
Posted By Duncan
Sure that is possible but it is hardly a...

Sure that is possible but it is hardly a satisfactory fix. Every time zone appears to be an hour out. To me that is a pretty major bug and fundamental flaw. It's quite disappointing to see a bug with...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,798
Posted By Duncan
Time is incorrect on my win7 x64

Hi,

The time on my win 7 x64 ultimate is incorrect. I am in the uk so am on London time. We have recently entered Daylight Saving Time. So the clock should have gone back one hour but it appears...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Jun 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,613
Posted By Duncan
Thanks electrotune and apple2005 I tried both...

Thanks electrotune and apple2005 I tried both your suggestions and neither fixed the problem.

Now I have done a system restore. It has brought mixed blessings! I can get online with FF but IE...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Jun 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,613
Posted By Duncan
Thanks electrotune1200 and Tews I have tried both...

Thanks electrotune1200 and Tews I have tried both of your procedures but unfortunately neither of them worked. Also thank you mitchell65 I downloaded the fixit program and ran it on the laptop but it...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Jun 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,613
Posted By Duncan
Thanks A Guy, I have already tried installing FF...

Thanks A Guy, I have already tried installing FF and that wouldn't connect either and neither will action center to check for solutions.

I don't know if this has anything to do with it but when I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Jun 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,613
Posted By Duncan
Thanks Lee, I have already done that and...

Thanks Lee,

I have already done that and the wireless connection is enabled and showing as connected in Network and Sharing Center. Also my wireless network has no security on it so that should...
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Jun 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,613
Posted By Duncan
I'm trying to fix a friends internet connection.

Hi,

I have a friends acer laptop that I'm trying to fix the internet connection on. It is connected to the internet but I can't get online in IE8! I have connected to my wireless network fine...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 May 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 974
Posted By Duncan
Hi acurasd, I believe it's just with the...

Hi acurasd,

I believe it's just with the wireless. I haven't had it wired in a while but I don't remember it doing it when it was.

Thanks.
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 May 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 974
Posted By Duncan
loosing internet connection 3-5 mins after starting system.

Hi,

About 3 to 5 minutes after starting my system I loose internet connection. I click on the wireless signal bar in the task tray and disconnect and reconnect to the internet and from then on it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 May 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,771
Posted By Duncan
Thanks Monk for your extensive reply!! ...

Thanks Monk for your extensive reply!!

There is one little bit of what you said that I have a query about though. In the first paragraph you say... 'The third partition you are going to use for...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 May 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,771
Posted By Duncan
Hey thanks for the information you gave me here a...

Hey thanks for the information you gave me here a few months back. At the time it seemed like a bit of a daunting task to use some third party software to create a partition, but I have gotten my...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 16 Mar 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 40,317
Posted By Duncan
I just ran prime 95 and I had a couple of...

I just ran prime 95 and I had a couple of errors....

[Wed Mar 17 01:11:32 2010]
FATAL ERROR: Rounding was 0.5, expected less than 0.4
Hardware failure detected, consult stress.txt file.
FATAL...
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