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Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Jul 2011
Replies: 23
Views: 23,691
Posted By weh
It's the Actiontec Ethernet DSL Modem GT701D,...

It's the Actiontec Ethernet DSL Modem GT701D, currently sold by MicroCenter for the outrageously high but very much worth it price of ~$55 because they solved the problem. They deserve some love!
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Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Jul 2011
Replies: 23
Views: 23,691
Posted By weh
I can't give you the exact model number of the...

I can't give you the exact model number of the Westell DSL modem that caused the problem. Unfortunately, it is long gone. Just try substituting a different DSL modem to see if that resolves the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Jul 2011
Replies: 23
Views: 23,691
Posted By weh
A very nice tech-geek at MicroCenter in NoVA...

A very nice tech-geek at MicroCenter in NoVA found the problem. It's the Westell DSL modem. I replaced the Westell with a more recently manufactured one from Actiontec and the problem disappeared....
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Jul 2011
Replies: 23
Views: 23,691
Posted By weh
Okay, that was a waste of money (although I can...

Okay, that was a waste of money (although I can use it elsewhere - I didn't need it now). Not the router.

It was also suggest that there could be winsock problems. I've tried two different...
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Jul 2011
Replies: 23
Views: 23,691
Posted By weh
Been there; done that: New build, new install,...

Been there; done that: New build, new install, tried several different AV packages to no avail, including Malwarebytes. I won't say it cannot be a virus; but it's unlikely. Besides, When I moved...
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Jul 2011
Replies: 23
Views: 23,691
Posted By weh
Can only connect to google & a very few other sites

Similar to this problem:
http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/41114-connected-network-only-google-website-works.html

New build. Core i5-2500K, Asus P8P67 LE mobo, 2x4GB G.Skill DDR3 PC...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Sep 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 3,701
Posted By weh
I had the now quite old MX700 wireless mouse from...

I had the now quite old MX700 wireless mouse from Logitech and didn't like it much -- Way too much lag. However, there have been 2 or 3 generations of improvements since then. At the time, I dialed...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Sep 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 4,369
Posted By weh
Both Gigabyte and Asus have "sampled" mobos with...

Both Gigabyte and Asus have "sampled" mobos with gen.3 Sata and USB; however, both have backed off. Asus is now offering a Sata.3 add-on card (although I suspect the quantity shipped thus far is in...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Sep 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 4,369
Posted By weh
Another consideration: Both USB and Sata are...

Another consideration: Both USB and Sata are about to shift to version 3. Based on what I've read and the two toys with which I've played (ND agreement, so don't ask), neither is quite ready for...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Sep 2009
Replies: 22
Views: 16,912
Posted By weh
I changed the colors and settings on NetWorx so...

I changed the colors and settings on NetWorx so that incoming is green, bidirectional is yellow and outgoing is red. I also set the scale to corespond to my broadband upload speed. That way, the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Sep 2009
Replies: 22
Views: 16,912
Posted By weh
I'm using a free-ware utility called NetWorx...

I'm using a free-ware utility called NetWorx (http://www.softperfect.com/products/networx/). It's compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit Win.7 and does the job for me. It creates a tiny animated...
Forum: Drivers 25 Jul 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 11,455
Posted By weh
Ancient history: Intel CS-430 web cam . . .

An oldie goldie (although, truthfully, its time has passed).

Anyone got a suggestion for a possible driver hack to get this long-discontinued web cam model working in Win.7 ???

See: Intel...
Forum: Chillout Room 24 Jul 2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,830
Posted By weh
An 11 y/o orange & rust tiger-striped/swirled...

An 11 y/o orange & rust tiger-striped/swirled American shorthair measuring 14-inches tall at the shoulder, weighing in at 28 pounds and not an ounce of fat on him.
Forum: Virtualization 23 Jul 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By weh
This thread was here about 30 minutes ago and...

This thread was here about 30 minutes ago and disappeared. Now it's back? What's going on?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Jul 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 5,616
Posted By weh
On my old 32-bit XP system, I dedicated a 36GB...

On my old 32-bit XP system, I dedicated a 36GB Raptor to page file use. However, with 12GB DDR3 1600 ram, there is no point. The page file is used so rarely that it just doesn't matter. Having an...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Jul 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 5,616
Posted By weh
Assuming you have plenty of physical memory, the...

Assuming you have plenty of physical memory, the page file is almost superfluous. You still need it simply because windows is designed to use it and some applications expect it to exist; however,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Jul 2009
Replies: 34
Views: 4,073
Posted By weh
The fastest machine I've ever built has a pair of...

The fastest machine I've ever built has a pair of VelociRaptors in RAID-0 for the OS and Apps, a 3rd VelociRaptor used for various temporary & scratch files, a 16-drive RAID-50 array using WD Caviar...
Forum: Software 06 Jul 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 5,969
Posted By weh
Here are two invaluable lists: Top...

Here are two invaluable lists:


Top applications to install after a fresh OS installation (http://www.techspot.com/article/146-top-apps-after-reinstall/)
11 awesome applications you've never...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jul 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 3,672
Posted By weh
I remember reading that. Should have paid more...

I remember reading that. Should have paid more attention. We all get caught up in the new build game. It's a blood-thirsty feeding-frenzy every time a new leak is even hinted.

I do have a...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jul 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 3,672
Posted By weh
The sad thing is that -- up until I upgraded from...

The sad thing is that -- up until I upgraded from 7232 -- I had been clean-installing on alternating drives; so that, should I encounter problems, I could simply pull the current OS drive and slip...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jul 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 3,672
Posted By weh
Beta bios installed; no change; USB mice not...

Beta bios installed; no change; USB mice not alive if USB allowed to be powered down when computer sleeps. USB mice alive and well if USB NOT powered down when computer sleeps.

Same true for...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jul 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 3,672
Posted By weh
I have the most current bios for my mobo listed...

I have the most current bios for my mobo listed on Gigabyte's site. I'm willing to try the beta bios -- but I wonder why, with the bios versions I've used, it wasn't a problem before. I've used 3...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jul 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 3,672
Posted By weh
And the problem occurs with all three of the mice...

And the problem occurs with all three of the mice I currently have available to me -- when they are connected via USB. There is no problem with the mice -- any of them -- when connected via PS/2. ...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jul 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 3,672
Posted By weh
I DID do a clean install -- after having done an...

I DID do a clean install -- after having done an upgrade from 7232. I've had the same problem with both the upgrade install and, subsequently, with the clean install.

I have all the lastest...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jul 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 3,672
Posted By weh
Okay, but doesn't that sort of defeat the purpose...

Okay, but doesn't that sort of defeat the purpose of the system going to sleep? I had set the bios to allow the keyboard to awaken the computer. That worked in the past. The keyboard (PS/2...
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