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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Dec 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,416
Posted By Ashma
I forgot to mention that I've never installed...

I forgot to mention that I've never installed Gears. Also, I just went into MediaCenter and turned off both update features.
Forum: Customization 28 Dec 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,205
Posted By Ashma
Couldn't find an easy answer to this until I...

Couldn't find an easy answer to this until I looked in what I had already installed. Tune-up Utilities 2010. The latest update allows you to change visual styles in just a few clicks and I couldn't...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Dec 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,416
Posted By Ashma
Dave I started a thread just like this because my...

Dave I started a thread just like this because my notebook did the same thing. I woke up and it was on and super hot (had a cloth over my notebook). I too also just started setting up and using Media...
Forum: Sound & Audio 27 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 4,919
Posted By Ashma
Thanks guys! First time around I did the "Save As...

Thanks guys! First time around I did the "Save As Default" but for some reason Windows kept reverting back after a while. Others had the same problem so I tried what was suggested on another forum;...
Forum: Sound & Audio 27 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 4,919
Posted By Ashma
That @#$%# IE and Windows Explorer Clicking Sound

Trying to rid myself once and for all of that horrible clicking sound that Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer make. I was told that I could delete the wav file called 'Windows Navigation Start'...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Dec 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,403
Posted By Ashma
Thank you guys but I’m hoping to find something...

Thank you guys but I’m hoping to find something to go inside. I’d rather not add a bulky item; this is a pretty large laptop and it does have empty space above the hard drives. I’m sure something the...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Dec 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,403
Posted By Ashma
Purchase a Heat Shield?

Happy Holidays to all!

Christmas morning and I’m up early, on my PC (have a lot of writing to get done within the next 10 days).

My Sony Vaio AR790U/B Notebook is running very well since my...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Dec 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,651
Posted By Ashma
Merry Christmas to you Rich! I looked into...

Merry Christmas to you Rich!

I looked into the task scheduler as you mentioned (first time seeing it), didn't see anything coming or within the last 7 days. So I'll just let it go for...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Dec 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,651
Posted By Ashma
Thank you guys but I still can't seem to figure...

Thank you guys but I still can't seem to figure out what caused it to wakeup and it hasn't yet happened again but I am worried that it will happen again as I do put my PC to sleep often rather than...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Dec 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 3,524
Posted By Ashma
I wish there was another way.......I read your...

I wish there was another way.......I read your link and I now understand more but my problem is that at 120% or lower, things just look a bit too small. I've been reading some new articles in regards...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Dec 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 3,524
Posted By Ashma
Programs keep opening below the taskbar

Hello!

I had this problem with some programs, when I was running windows Vista Ultimate 32-bit and now that I’ve upgraded my notebook to Win7 Pro 64-bit, I’m seeing this problem happen much more...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Dec 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,651
Posted By Ashma
Notebook going to sleep and waking up on it's own

Last night I put my Sony Notebook to sleep as I do almost every night. My notebook is housed in glossy metallic black and I’ve noticed some days it’s covered in sand like dust, depending on where I...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,954
Posted By Ashma
Thanks for the response guys! Kari, there...

Thanks for the response guys!

Kari, there have been too many times where I'll unplug and close my laptop while moving it to another room and forget that its in sleep when lid is closed mode and...
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,954
Posted By Ashma
2 monitors and screensavers

Hello!

I have an external LCD monitor connected to my notebook via HDMI. I’d like to be able to turn off the laptop screen or make it go black or run a screensaver ONLY on it, while I’m...
Forum: Customization 16 Dec 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,205
Posted By Ashma
Scrollbar makeover?

Hello!

I've been looking for a way to change/skin the the windows scrollbars. So tired of the ugly grey block look in Windows Explorer, IE and everything else. Is there a program that can skin...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 8,805
Posted By Ashma
Nigel, Thanks again! I never even thought...

Nigel,

Thanks again! I never even thought of the possibility that the fan speed difference could have something to do with Win7 vs. Vista the hog. That makes a lot of sense and I'm even more...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 8,805
Posted By Ashma
Nigel and everyone else, I just wanted to let you...

Nigel and everyone else, I just wanted to let you guys know that the Intel Chipset Driver Nigel directed me to, seems to be working just fine. I wasn't sure because I had yet to hear the fan blazing...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Dec 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 8,805
Posted By Ashma
Nigel, I will post my final results here but...

Nigel,
I will post my final results here but as of right now I’m not sure what the word is. Since installing the Intel Motherboard driver you pointed out to me, the fan still does not get loud at...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Dec 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 8,805
Posted By Ashma
Thank you Nigel! I had seen that page and...

Thank you Nigel! I had seen that page and downloaded some of the drivers for things that I knew of but I did skip over that Intel driver. So now I have installed it and restarted the PC as it...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Dec 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 8,805
Posted By Ashma
Thank you very much for the quick reply guys. ...

Thank you very much for the quick reply guys.

Barman58, I'm not sure I know which driver it is that controls the fan? I have used some of the old drivers for some of the hardware and that has...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Dec 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 8,805
Posted By Ashma
Upgraded to Win7 Sony Vaio Running Nuclear HOT!!!

Hello!

My Notebook is a Sony Vaio VGN-AR790U/B which shipped with Vista 32-bit. Recently I upgraded it with a clean install of windows 7 Professional 64-bit. Using various drivers, I’ve been able...
Forum: Drivers 13 Nov 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 7,728
Posted By Ashma
Hello Khat17! I've just now, come across...

Hello Khat17!

I've just now, come across this forum and your post. I have a Sony Vaio VGN-AR790U/B which shipped with Windows Vista Ultimate 32bit. Last night, I was able to successfully install...
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