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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Dec 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 8,815
Posted By karkalec
Yeah I wouldn't exactly say I found the answer. ...

Yeah I wouldn't exactly say I found the answer. I just changed the problem.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Dec 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 8,815
Posted By karkalec
richc46 you were right. i was using the "find"...

richc46 you were right. i was using the "find" feature on the right side rather than right clicking applications on the left. unfortunately though when i try it the way the tutorial suggests my...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Dec 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 8,815
Posted By karkalec
Thanks for the link. I'm having a little trouble...

Thanks for the link. I'm having a little trouble with this part of the directions:

7. Go back to the top of the log file list in the middle pane of Event Viewer, then copy and paste Wininit into...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Dec 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 8,815
Posted By karkalec
I have installed several programs and drivers and...

I have installed several programs and drivers and all windows updates over the past month or so this has been occurring. The problem is I can't really pinpoint when this began, so I wouldn't know...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Dec 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 8,815
Posted By karkalec
Thanks for suggestions.. I did read that post...

Thanks for suggestions.. I did read that post when I was researching this problem on my own. I tried it, but the initial command prompt did NOT find the drive to be "dirty" as the poster suspected....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Dec 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 8,815
Posted By karkalec
Occasionally my rig freezes and task manager...

Occasionally my rig freezes and task manager won't start to kill the process and I have to do a hard restart. But the chkdsk running occurs a lot more often than that. I have never had the second...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Dec 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 8,815
Posted By karkalec
I ran Western Digital's Data Lifeguard...

I ran Western Digital's Data Lifeguard application and the boot drive passed with a flying green check mark. It's almost brand new.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Dec 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 8,815
Posted By karkalec
chkdsk running on startup

Hi There,

I have chkdsk running on startup approximately every 1 in 3 times I boot my computer. I did check for a "dirty bit" and it was clean. How can I figure out what's causing this?
...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Sep 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5,502
Posted By karkalec
Thanks for the help everyone. I ran chkdsk for...

Thanks for the help everyone. I ran chkdsk for an hour and it was at 1% checked after that. I'm kind of tired of the whole thing and pretty convinced the drive is bad, so I got the RMA and WD is...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Sep 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5,502
Posted By karkalec
I checked the board end of the cable and reseated...

I checked the board end of the cable and reseated it and the computer still won't boot up. Now I'm running chkdsk f/r/ to see if it will find any disk errors. If that doesn't work I'm inclined to...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Sep 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5,502
Posted By karkalec
Startup Repair ran all night and after 12 hours I...

Startup Repair ran all night and after 12 hours I canceled it. Didn't seem like it was going to end.

I checked connections on the drive end but not the board end. I will check that next.
...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Sep 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5,502
Posted By karkalec
I ran both of those command prompts and they both...

I ran both of those command prompts and they both said "operation successful". I then got Startup Repair running and it's still running after an hour. I'm assuming it takes a while?

On the...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Sep 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5,502
Posted By karkalec
ps--I just ran Data Lifeguard for my Western...

ps--I just ran Data Lifeguard for my Western Digital Raptor (my primary/boot drive) and the result was:

No Drive Found
Error/Status Code 0120
Forum: General Discussion 12 Sep 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5,502
Posted By karkalec
Ok so I rescued the baby pictures using Paragon. ...

Ok so I rescued the baby pictures using Paragon. Once all that stuff was safe I figured it would be easiest just to do a clean reinstall of Windows 7, since I wasn't having any luck getting Startup...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Sep 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5,502
Posted By karkalec
I have the full installation disc as I bought...

I have the full installation disc as I bought Windows 7 upgrade from Vista at Office Max last year.
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5,502
Posted By karkalec
HD failure or Windows 7 failure?

Today my Windows 7 Home Premium started giving me problems. After freezing a couple of times it finally wouldn't start up, directing me to Startup Repair. The Startup Repair it automatically...
Forum: Customization 09 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,620
Posted By karkalec
It was set to "Fill" and I set it to "Fit" and...

It was set to "Fill" and I set it to "Fit" and the problem appears to be solved. Not sure how it got changed in the first place, but thanks so much for solving it for me!!
Forum: Customization 08 Mar 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,620
Posted By karkalec
wallpaper unwanted resizing

I've been running 32 bit Windows 7 Home Premium since it came out retail. I generally put photos on the desktop as background. Files are often 2816X2112 or those types of dimensions. For as long...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Oct 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 9,901
Posted By karkalec
Thanks guys. I knew it was there somewhere!

Thanks guys. I knew it was there somewhere!
Forum: General Discussion 31 Oct 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 9,901
Posted By karkalec
I'm talking about folders viewed like this one. ...

I'm talking about folders viewed like this one. I don't see any option for size.
Forum: General Discussion 31 Oct 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 9,901
Posted By karkalec
sort by size within folders

Hi Forum! I've been on Windows 7 for a week. One difference I've noticed between 7 and Vista is I can't see any way to sort files in a folder (say, video, jpegs, or documents) by size. They are...
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