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Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Jul 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By bilzmale
OK on checking the files are corrupted in some...

OK on checking the files are corrupted in some way. Fortunately I have checked the backups on another HDD and these seem OK.
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jul 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By bilzmale
Progs will not install after reloading Win 7.

Had a major crash so bit the bullet and went for a fresh re-install of Win & Home 64 bit. Now it will only let me reinstall a few progs previously downloaded. It comes up with a message that says:...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Feb 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 9,410
Posted By bilzmale
Done quite a bit of on-line reading and it is a...

Done quite a bit of on-line reading and it is a not uncommon problem with lots of theories on how to fix it. Have re-installed Chrome and got the pop-up on starting but with a restart it is working...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Feb 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 9,410
Posted By bilzmale
Malwarebytes only found an old prog (freezip.exe)...

Malwarebytes only found an old prog (freezip.exe) which is not installed but is stored on my backup drive. WMP plugin is not installed.

Doing a Google search there are lots of sites recommending...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Feb 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 9,410
Posted By bilzmale
Problems with Google Chrome

Have been using Chrome for a few weeks now and like its speed but it has started acting 'flaky'.

If I click on a dialogue box arrow I get a popup (shown in the attachment) saying basically that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Nov 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,630
Posted By bilzmale
OK I swapped the SATA cables but got the NTLDR...

OK I swapped the SATA cables but got the NTLDR error. Switched boot order in BIOS as well and now my Win HDD is Disk 0 and boots OK. Didn't fix my problem with installing RollbackRx tho'.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Nov 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,630
Posted By bilzmale
I thought of that but considered it 'too simple'....

I thought of that but considered it 'too simple'. Will give it a try.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Nov 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,630
Posted By bilzmale
Can I change the boot order of my HDDs?

I have two 1TB HDDs and have just realised Win 7 is installed on Disk 1 (the first is Disk 0). I suspect this is why I can't get RollbackRx to install.

When I changed the boot order in BIOS the...
Forum: Software 19 Nov 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 5,429
Posted By bilzmale
Thanks for the answer. It seems I have autoplay...

Thanks for the answer. It seems I have autoplay enabled but my Pioneer drive set to AutorunAlwaysDisabled. Screenshot added. How do I undo this setting for the Pioneer drive (I have 2 drives). It...
Forum: Software 19 Nov 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 5,429
Posted By bilzmale
OK an update. Have done a fresh install of Win...

OK an update. Have done a fresh install of Win and everything was working normally. Then for some reason the old behaviour has returned. Some software CDs will install by manually running...
Forum: Software 15 Nov 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 5,429
Posted By bilzmale
Autoplay is 'mixed up' and not working.

Running Win 7 Home Prem 64 bit and autoplay will not run a software instal CD/DVD.

I have reset all autoplay defaults to "Take No Action" except Software and Games which is set to "Instal or run...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 11 Aug 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 4,443
Posted By bilzmale
Software to rip audio from DVD to lossless files.

I have quite a few music DVDs and would like to rip the audio to high quality (flac or wav) files. Quality is important to me.

Any contenders? Freeware would be nice but prepared to buy good s/w.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 01 Aug 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,148
Posted By bilzmale
For some reason Java is working again. I went to...

For some reason Java is working again. I went to the Java test applet site and this time it opened. No idea why it started working. Download applet works too.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 31 Jul 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,148
Posted By bilzmale
roncerr I had been using the Java site and trying...

roncerr I had been using the Java site and trying to run their "test" applet - it didn't run indicating a problem with my instal of Java.

Inexplicably (24 hours later) it is working. The test...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 31 Jul 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,148
Posted By bilzmale
Java problem since moving to 64 bit

I'm running 64 bit Win and am trying to run a Java applet to download music files I have paid for from HDTracks. The music site's Java applet appears in downloads and I select Java to open the jlnp...
Forum: Software 30 Jul 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,476
Posted By bilzmale
Thanks for the link. I'm trialing Feed Demon and...

Thanks for the link. I'm trialing Feed Demon and it looks OK so far.
Forum: Software 29 Jul 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,476
Posted By bilzmale
Looking for a stand-alone RSS reader.

I have been using gdRSS but it only works in Google desktop. For a number of reasons I don't want to run Google Desktop.

There seem to be plenty of browser based readers but I want a standalone...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Jul 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,641
Posted By bilzmale
Strollin will try that. Jonathan will try that...

Strollin will try that. Jonathan will try that next time I get a zip download.

Jonathan tried a download and it opens in Power Desk Pro. Shift Right Click did not give Copy as Path but included...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Jul 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,641
Posted By bilzmale
Firefox downloads zipped files to a temp dir.

I have Firefox set up to download files to a folder on a separate partition (E:\Downloads). When the downlaod is in zip format however it downloads to a Temp directory under User on the C: drive. ...
Forum: Sound & Audio 24 Jul 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 4,002
Posted By bilzmale
Stereo mix seems to have been disabled in newer...

Stereo mix seems to have been disabled in newer drivers. Asus cards still have it.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 24 Jul 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 981
Posted By bilzmale
Capt. Jack this looks like an updated version of...

Capt. Jack this looks like an updated version of what I was using - might explain why I couldn't find it again.

Thankyou.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Jul 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 981
Posted By bilzmale
Thanks but that's the one I don't like...

Thanks but that's the one I don't like (ClickCutterAutosearch). The one I'm after just opens a balloon with 4 or 5 icons in it for search engines.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Jul 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 981
Posted By bilzmale
Looking for a Firefox extension .......

....... that opens a balloon when a word or words are highlighted. The balloon contains icons for Google, Bing and 2 or 3 other search engines.

Had this installed but lost it and can't find it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Jul 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 3,620
Posted By bilzmale
What is the best way to use 8GB of RAM in 64 bit?

Just moved to 64 bit and extended RAM to 8GB DDR2 800 MHz (it's what my mobo supports).

Currently I have set 4GB as a RAMdisk and moved paging file there. I have also set Photoshop CS4 and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jul 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,889
Posted By bilzmale
Thanks for the feedback. I've already noticed a...

Thanks for the feedback. I've already noticed a boost with 64 bit so will sit awhile - the prices will probably come down a bit too.
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