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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By Blewyn
Here's the solution that worked for me - the...

Here's the solution that worked for me - the 3step procedure detailed at

http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/archive/2007914

After rebooting I suddenly had 43 new security updates to download !!
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By Blewyn
KB2724197 Keeps Installing, No New Updates Since

KB2724197 - a 15KB update - constantly pops up as a new update on my Windows Update, despite having been installed several times. I have had no new updates now for some weeks, only this 15kb one...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,242
Posted By Blewyn
You ROCK

You ROCK
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 28 Jan 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,242
Posted By Blewyn
Picture Properties in Status Bar ?

I could have sworn that Windows 7 used to show me the properties for a highlighted picture file (size, resolution, date taken etc) in the status bar. Now all it says is "1 file selected".

Is...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Nov 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 926
Posted By Blewyn
That's NOT the answer I was looking for.

That's NOT the answer I was looking for.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Nov 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 926
Posted By Blewyn
Pro Photo Tools 2.2 Crashing....?

In have installed, reinstalled, redownloaded Microsoft Pro Photo Tools 2.2 and it installs OK, starts OK, but whenever I try to open a photo (either by drag&drop or file menu) it stops working.
...
Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Oct 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,440
Posted By Blewyn
I just tried System Restore. I selected the...

I just tried System Restore. I selected the oldest restore point (before I installed Office 2007, I think) and it gave me "Incorrect function (0x80070001)" then "catastrophic failure (0x8000FFFF)"
...
Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Oct 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,440
Posted By Blewyn
When I open a file from Excel's own recents list...

When I open a file from Excel's own recents list under the File menu, I don't get the installer routine. However if I double-click an Excel file or hit a file in the jump list, I get the installer...
Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Oct 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,440
Posted By Blewyn
OK so I uninstalled Office 2007, rebooted, then...

OK so I uninstalled Office 2007, rebooted, then installed Office 2003. I started the Office 2003 SP2 pack, and all I get is a constantly repeating "gathering required information...
" progress bar....
Forum: Microsoft Office 30 Sep 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,440
Posted By Blewyn
I uninstalled using Microsoft FixIt for 2007 AND...

I uninstalled using Microsoft FixIt for 2007 AND 2003 (which I had previously) then reinstalled 2007. Still get the same problem. Tried to install Outlook Hotmail Connector and it fails with a...
Forum: Microsoft Office 29 Sep 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,440
Posted By Blewyn
"Please wait while windows configures...."

Brand new install of Office 2007...I get a message "Please wait while windows configures Microsoft Office 2007" every time I start Outlook, and it takes aeons to start up, seems to run through an...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Apr 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 6,410
Posted By Blewyn
What if I take the drive out, put it in an...

What if I take the drive out, put it in an enclosure and connect it to my desktop, then Chkdsk it from there ? Will it work better ?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Apr 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 6,410
Posted By Blewyn
Now it has completely stopped for about...

Now it has completely stopped for about 20mins.....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Apr 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 6,410
Posted By Blewyn
The HD is relatively new - it's a 500GB 2.5in so...

The HD is relatively new - it's a 500GB 2.5in so it can't be more than a year or two from manufacture, right ?

I did not run a cleanup but I did defrag. The defrag program reported 0%...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Apr 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 6,410
Posted By Blewyn
It has now been running for 3.5 hrs, and has...

It has now been running for 3.5 hrs, and has reached stage 3 (verifying security descriptors), and is running at around 20 per second (there are 212736), and has about 90 minutes to go at this rate...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Apr 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 6,410
Posted By Blewyn
The drive is a 464GB actual (ie 500GB) The...

The drive is a 464GB actual (ie 500GB)
The windows partition is 414GB, with 139GB free.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Apr 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 6,410
Posted By Blewyn
CHKDSK Slows To A Crawl

Am running chkdsk on my C: drive (scheduled on boot) and it runs OK at about 3000 sectors per second then slows to a crawl - I left it running for 8 hours and it got to about 50% of the last step (4...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Mar 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 12,499
Posted By Blewyn
...but then they stopped working again. Thanks...

...but then they stopped working again. Thanks Nekkidtruth for solving half the problem ! :D The other half was that the router and computers have trouble communicating across my house's main...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Mar 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 12,499
Posted By Blewyn
OK here's me stuffing a large slice of tasty...

OK here's me stuffing a large slice of tasty humble pie in my gob...

The router was set to G only....and the Win 7 machines were inexplicably set to B only.......
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Mar 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 12,499
Posted By Blewyn
I'm still having the same problem....it worked...

I'm still having the same problem....it worked for a while and now won't work again ! My laptop works OK in OSX, as does my mac mini, as does my iphone (from anywhere in the house). When I boot into...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Mar 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 12,499
Posted By Blewyn
Thanks For your replies. I used the config...

Thanks For your replies. I used the config utility on the install CD that came with the router (with Windows laptop plugged in to Ethernet) and it worked. I used the same settings as before though,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Mar 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 12,499
Posted By Blewyn
Win 7 Won't Connect To My Wireless Network, Mac OS Does

Neither my Win7 desktop nor my Macbook (running Win7) can connect to my wireless network. They see it - 5 bars - and try to connect, then say they can't and offer to start a troubleshooter, which is...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Feb 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 120,825
Posted By Blewyn
I downloaded Connectify and it solved the problem...

I downloaded Connectify and it solved the problem (makes a wifi hotspot in your laptop).
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Jan 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 120,825
Posted By Blewyn
I got as far as having set up an adhoc wifi...

I got as far as having set up an adhoc wifi network on win 7 with WPA2 Personal and tried to connect to it with the iphone. The iphone asked for my password, and then sat at the 'joining network'...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Jan 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 120,825
Posted By Blewyn
iphone > adhoc wifi > laptop > 3g > internet ...

iphone > adhoc wifi > laptop > 3g > internet

This is what I'm trying to do.
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