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Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Nov 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 10,816
Posted By mikeh420
1366x768 is not a standard dimension, like...

1366x768 is not a standard dimension, like 1280x1024 or 1024x768. You may need to find a specific driver for your monitor model. My Viewsonic monitor is 1440x900, also a non-standard dimension, could...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Nov 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,385
Posted By mikeh420
IE 8 Favorites keep resorting alphabetically

The last week or so the IE 8 favorites keep resorting, before this it would happen every few months but now it is several times a day. I've never clicked on "Sort by Name". I've seen a thread where...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Nov 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,764
Posted By mikeh420
Frumbert, I think you hit it head on I...

Frumbert, I think you hit it head on

I replaced the power supply, and after 3 hours no more errors or freeze ups (so far), I even copied a music CD; using the CD/DVD burner always caused atapi...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,764
Posted By mikeh420
never thought of the power supply, but it is...

never thought of the power supply, but it is possible

I'll try that tomorrow, I think I have a spare PS
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,764
Posted By mikeh420
tried that just now, still the same error I...

tried that just now, still the same error

I had an old IDE drive connected, and since the Event Viewer error referred to an Ide Port, I disconnected it and still got errors

I have the main...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,764
Posted By mikeh420
That's exactly what I'm planning to do tomorrow,...

That's exactly what I'm planning to do tomorrow, I have backups of data and apps ready to go.

I've restored the image twice due to HDD failures, but it was originally installed in 2010 from an...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,764
Posted By mikeh420
I've been using Windows Image Backup and a...

I've been using Windows Image Backup and a previous system image
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,764
Posted By mikeh420
I am also getting numerous errors in the Event...

I am also getting numerous errors in the Event Viewer while using the DVD drive

"The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Ide\IdePort2"

there are no Event Viewer entries at the times...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,764
Posted By mikeh420
PC freezes for 2 min, HDD light solid, mouse still moves, clock stops

just before my last HDD failed, the PC would freeze for 2 minutes or so with the HDD light solid, somtimes in a browser, somtimes watching a vid file, now that I have a replacement drive, the same...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,926
Posted By mikeh420
The drive is getting I/O errors with MBRFix...

The drive is getting I/O errors with MBRFix fixmbr, guess it's dust.

Thanx for all the help anyways
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,926
Posted By mikeh420
It took forever to boot up with the partially...

It took forever to boot up with the partially failed drive as a secondary, now it sees two "local drives" that if you click on either, Explorer freezes up. I tried the Command Prompt with the Sys...
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,926
Posted By mikeh420
In Windows Explorer, the Documents & Settings...

In Windows Explorer, the Documents & Settings directory on the bad HDD has a small padlock on the folder icon, when I click on it it tells me it's not accessible, access denied.
Forum: General Discussion 25 Apr 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 9,367
Posted By mikeh420
My Hackintosh always used to change the system...

My Hackintosh always used to change the system clock to GMT, even though it displayed the correct time zone. A minor annoyance.
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,926
Posted By mikeh420
how to access Docs & Settings on failed drive

My C Drive failed last week, I was able to restore a recent Windows Image Backup on a new drive. When I connect the failed drive, the Documents & Settings directory is locked out. Is is possible to...
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