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Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Dec 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,523
Posted By civint
Windows is claiming that there is no disk drive...

Windows is claiming that there is no disk drive installed, and on checking for hardware changes, none are detected. (this was reported when running one of the Mats_run.dvd.exe fixes)

It seems that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Dec 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,401
Posted By civint
Ok, so I was running few a through potential...

Ok, so I was running few a through potential fixes, and one suggested uninstalling the unknown device in the device manager, however, it did not recognize it on a reboot, and now there is no...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Dec 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,523
Posted By civint
Pioneer DR-KD08HB Disk Drive Not Recognized?

A few weeks ago, I replaced the motherboard on my notebook due to a faulty graphics card. Since replacing it, the computer has not recognized my DVD-R drive. I had tried installing the GEAR...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Dec 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,401
Posted By civint
it's a Pioneer DR-KD08HB (as far as I can tell,...

it's a Pioneer DR-KD08HB (as far as I can tell, at any rate)

-I tried to get windows to scan for driver software on the C: drive, and it said that it could find drivers, but encountered an error...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Dec 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,401
Posted By civint
laptop dvd drive not recognized

After installing some updates, my laptop's dvd drive has stopped showing up in device manager/my computer (well, in a way...but more on that momentarily) and will not read DVDs and CDs (annoying,...
Forum: Chillout Room 03 Sep 2010
Replies: 1,452
Views: 50,810
Posted By civint
6/10 cool letter, but it doesn't instantly...

6/10

cool letter, but it doesn't instantly make me think of anything....
Forum: Chillout Room 30 Aug 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By civint
this is essentially what it has been doing, as an...

this is essentially what it has been doing, as an msn window for when I'm on the xbox lol, I was windering if there were any more leftfeild ideas :P
Forum: Chillout Room 30 Aug 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By civint
suggestions for an old eeepc

I bought the eeepc 701 (4G) when it first came out, and now its been used and abused, had a load of different OSes on it, and I feel like its gathering dust at the moment.

It's still working fine,...
Forum: Themes and Styles 20 Aug 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 14,791
Posted By civint
I'm using 32bit windows, the three files that are...

I'm using 32bit windows, the three files that are patched/need to be patched correctly are


uxtheme.dll
themeui.dll
themeservice.dll

and I patched/tried to patch them with universal...
Forum: Themes and Styles 20 Aug 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 14,791
Posted By civint
uxtheme patched, how to restore??

I patched my uxtheme.dll (and the other .dlls you need to patch to install and use third party themes), however, when I try and logon (using patched dlls) it never makes it to the login window,...
Forum: Chillout Room 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 64
Views: 4,881
Posted By civint
windows ME for me was ok, actually! It got pig...

windows ME for me was ok, actually! It got pig slow towards the end of it's life, but other than that if you treated it carefully it was a relatively alright OS.

For me, it has to be puppy linux;...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,011
Posted By civint
How do you guys maintain backups?

Question as in the title, really:
how do you keep backups?
Do you use an external hard drive and manually copy files, do you use an application like time machine/time machine clones, do you use...
Forum: Software 16 May 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 4,805
Posted By civint
Spotify - no icon in taskbar

When I installed the latest spotify, I get no desktop icon (or the default icon icon, which looks like a white square with some boxes on it, similar to the 'broken image' icon) and the same icon...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 May 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 11,950
Posted By civint
thanks for quick reply! will give it a look :) ...

thanks for quick reply!
will give it a look :)
many thanks

--edit--
how do I run bcedit if I can't boot windows?
My ubuntu install runs fine, buthow do I get to an elevated win7 command prompt?
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 May 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 11,950
Posted By civint
cannot boot windows 7 after installing ubuntu!

I was running on my laptop a vista (OEM install from HP) which was installed over 2 partitions, one for the OS and another "recovery" partition. When installed windows 7, I shrank the vista partition...
Forum: Software 02 Mar 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,432
Posted By civint
Hi, I reinstalled windows (as a result of a...

Hi, I reinstalled windows (as a result of a number of errors) and they all seem to be fixed now, thankyou for your time, it was very much appreciated. It seems that the third install was the charm,...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 Mar 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 7,521
Posted By civint
I think we can put a lid on this now, I was...

I think we can put a lid on this now, I was getting so frustrated, I decided to do a repair install, and was unable to get it to work (some error message i don't recall) but anyway, I did a clean...
Forum: Software 02 Mar 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,432
Posted By civint
When I tried to run the event Viewer, it returns...

When I tried to run the event Viewer, it returns the error (in the event viewer window)
Forum: Software 02 Mar 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,432
Posted By civint
Its from a downloaded file, however I tried...

Its from a downloaded file, however I tried installing it from a newly downloaded copy of the file and the same error came up. As edited in my last post, however, it gave some crash information,...
Forum: Software 02 Mar 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,432
Posted By civint
Yes, I think it may be a corrupt installation,...

Yes, I think it may be a corrupt installation, however I tried installing it from the same executable again and the same error occurrs.

--edit--
I ran it again, and the error report said there...
Forum: Software 02 Mar 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,432
Posted By civint
Application crash attempting to run it

I recently installed Nikon Capture NX2, however, when I tried to start it following install, it brings up the "Capture NX2 has topped working, pleas wait while...." error message as soon as I have...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Feb 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 7,521
Posted By civint
Yes, it was the first thing I did after I...

Yes, it was the first thing I did after I installed it, enetered the key and bam, Genuine windows :D
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Feb 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 7,521
Posted By civint
Okay, I decided to give up on this issue, and...

Okay, I decided to give up on this issue, and after that I did the following:

installed MS Office, AVG, Windows live messenger etc (previously i had had nothing installed other than C++2008SP1 and...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Feb 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 7,521
Posted By civint
I've tried uninstalling C++ and replacing it with...

I've tried uninstalling C++ and replacing it with the newest version - no luck
I tried uninstalling all nikon software, which did not affect anything, I've reset the iwndows update compnents as...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Feb 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 7,521
Posted By civint
I had a look, and after installing 2.0 AND 3.5...

I had a look, and after installing 2.0 AND 3.5 (the newer one reccomended from the MS download site, and the 2.0 from cnet) and it still only has a 6.1 folder. But mage and mageui are still there.
...
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