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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 May 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By pokeefe0001
Well, don't make too much out of it. That means...

Well, don't make too much out of it. That means installing the maintenance after the installation rather than during it. That let me get to Win10, but it just delays the pain.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 May 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By pokeefe0001
I probably did not wait long enough - certainly...

I probably did not wait long enough - certainly nowhere near an eternity. But I did finally manage to get the Win10 upgrade done by telling the process to bypass installing maintenance. (I have no...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 May 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By pokeefe0001
Windows Update broken on my laptop

3 possibly related problems.


I tried doing a Win10 upgrade on my laptop using the Media Creation tool. It hung during the "Checking for Updates" phase. I canceled the update and it hung in...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Nov 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By pokeefe0001
Apparently, that depends on the router. My Asus...

Apparently, that depends on the router. My Asus TR-N56U displays the MAC and IPv4 addrs for all devices, the name for some, and does not show an IPv6 addr for any of them. Anyway, if there isn't a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Nov 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,302
Posted By pokeefe0001
Still, hundreds of connections seems odd.

Still, hundreds of connections seems odd.
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Nov 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,302
Posted By pokeefe0001
If I've read correctly, Port 1120 is registered...

If I've read correctly, Port 1120 is registered to Battlenet for its Blizzard file transfer function. I've never heard of Battlenet, but I guess it has something to do with online games. And I'm...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Nov 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By pokeefe0001
Questions about Full Network Map

Since Win7 is the last version of Windows to provide the Full Network Map function, I'm trying to determine how to find the information displayed, and (if possible) find a 3rd party product that...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Oct 2015
Replies: 50
Views: 44,443
Posted By pokeefe0001
Can you please post a screenshot of this? ...

Can you please post a screenshot of this?

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/9733-screenshots-files-upload-post-seven-forums.html[/QUOTE]
Nope. Not at the moment. I did a system restore to...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Oct 2015
Replies: 50
Views: 44,443
Posted By pokeefe0001
I think it's interesting that as recently as Aug...

I think it's interesting that as recently as Aug 28 Microsoft support has been giving out instructions on how to disable GWX. In a quick search I didn't find specific Win7 instructions, but I did...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Oct 2015
Replies: 50
Views: 44,443
Posted By pokeefe0001
I doubt there is such an option. Microsoft...

I doubt there is such an option. Microsoft really wants that fix installed. Since my last posting I restored using the restore point from before KB3035583 was installed, hid KB3035583 (along with...
Forum: News 17 Oct 2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,518
Posted By pokeefe0001
I'm sure you can get more technically savvy...

I'm sure you can get more technically savvy information from others, but my suggestion is pick the restore point created before installation of KB3035583 and do a restore. You will then (hopefully)...
Forum: News 17 Oct 2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,518
Posted By pokeefe0001
For a long time I was allowing the GWX...

For a long time I was allowing the GWX maintenance to install, but then manually disabled the GWX trigger tasks. But an October re-re-re-release of KB3035583 apparently change the way GWX and its...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Oct 2015
Replies: 50
Views: 44,443
Posted By pokeefe0001
<sigh> Microsoft has made this technique more...

<sigh> Microsoft has made this technique more complicates (or maybe impossible). The latest reissue of KB3035583 has changed the scheduled tasks associated with GWX:...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Oct 2015
Replies: 50
Views: 44,443
Posted By pokeefe0001
Hoo boy! Wait 'til you get to Win10 where you...

Hoo boy! Wait 'til you get to Win10 where you don't have any way to identify maintenance you don't want, and don't have any option for opting out of the maintenance even if you could identify the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Aug 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By pokeefe0001
I forgot to update this. I installed the update...

I forgot to update this. I installed the update with no problem. It's now being used but did not get rid of the error.


I was under the impression that the controller for a USB-attached drive...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Aug 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By pokeefe0001
The description of the driver says "... for...

The description of the driver says "... for Intel® 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family".
I have an i7-4771 CPU. Wikipedia (an absolute authority on such things, of course) says this CPU is "used in...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Aug 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By pokeefe0001
To CKWD: This is a WD My Book 1230 USB 3.0 3TB...

To CKWD:
This is a WD My Book 1230 USB 3.0 3TB drive. I seem to be using a a default Microsoft driver, version 6.1.7600.16385 dated 6/21/2006. I'll see if there is a newer driver from WD.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Aug 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By pokeefe0001
I ended up using the clone utility that came with...

I ended up using the clone utility that came with the drive. It worked, and I now have a 256GB SSD on the PC. Update: The Samsung cloning utility made a perfectly usable drive for Windows 7, but...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Aug 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By pokeefe0001
Disk controller error on Windows Wakeup

Shortly after every time my Windows wakes from sleep I get an EventID 11 error:
The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Harddisk2\DR2
This is for a Western Digital 3TB USB 3 external...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Aug 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By pokeefe0001
Yes. The "Users" directory is on the SSD. There...

Yes. The "Users" directory is on the SSD. There are also some Program Files and Program File(x86). And the ProgramData.

Some programs I put there because I wanted fast access. At least one...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Aug 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By pokeefe0001
Questions about upgrading SSD C drive

I have an old backup/test PC that has a very small (80GB) SSD C drive. I'm considering replacing that with a larger drive before attempting to migrate to Win10. Rather than doing a clean install of...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Aug 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By pokeefe0001
I hate it when things just start working. But I...

I hate it when things just start working. But I hate it more when they won't work at all.

Today the "server" PC was powered off but a "client" PC still thought it was in the homegroup. I told it...
Forum: Backup and Restore 21 Aug 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 612
Posted By pokeefe0001
Ok. I found the cause for the error when trying...

Ok. I found the cause for the error when trying to create the system image backup on my WD 3 TB drive. Searching for error code 2155348010 I found several hits. Many large external drives - not...
Forum: Backup and Restore 21 Aug 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By pokeefe0001
I have installed most programs on the D drive...

I have installed most programs on the D drive since I have so little room on the C drive. I may have moved libraries to, or added libraries on the D drive, but I doubt it. I don't use "libraries". ...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Aug 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By pokeefe0001
Ok. I've uploaded the Disk Management display.

Ok. I've uploaded the Disk Management display.
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