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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 May 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks again, Brink.

Thanks again, Brink.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 May 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, Brink. It is actually an OEM product....

Thanks, Brink. It is actually an OEM product. Hope it doesn't make any difference, that setup only checks for the validity of the key. Right now I am still testing that system.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 May 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By gallicbear
Activated Windows 7 in error

Hi there. I am installing a system with Windows 7 Home Premium. During the setup process I filled out the Windows key instead of skipping. I meant to test it first before activating because I am...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By gallicbear
Boot limitation of IDE controller

I understand. Thanks. Still working on it.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By gallicbear
Boot limitation of IDE controller

Thanks, TVeblen. As far as BIOS update I am at the latest revision. They didn't do one after A05.
One thing I noticed in Easeus partition manager, is that the first few sectors (1 to 63) of that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, Mellon Head. Yes, I am aware of jumper...

Thanks, Mellon Head. Yes, I am aware of jumper settings. And it is properly jumpered as master.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By gallicbear
Boot limitation of IDE controller

Hi there. I have been working at reviving an old Dell Dimension 2400. Started out installing Windows 7 on an 80GB drive. Worked great after applying the XP drivers for graphics, etc as administrator....
Forum: Software 10 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,803
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, A Guy. Good tip, and I'll keep it in...

Thanks, A Guy. Good tip, and I'll keep it in mind. It makes sense. But since that post, several days back, I reinstalled Windows. So my issues have been fixed in a different way.
Forum: Software 06 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,803
Posted By gallicbear
XPS viewer stopped working

Having little luck with the xps viewer these days. It crashes as soon as you open it.
I downloaded another xps viewer, made by Dolphin, xps viewer 1.1; it's doing the same thing. Any ideas? It's...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 02 Sep 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By gallicbear
I like JPEGview! In a sense more practical than...

I like JPEGview! In a sense more practical than Windows Photo Viewer. Thanks.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 02 Sep 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By gallicbear
I appreciate the tip, Stephanie. Will install it...

I appreciate the tip, Stephanie. Will install it and try it out.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 01 Sep 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, ThrashZone. Turning Media features off...

Thanks, ThrashZone. Turning Media features off hasn't done anything for me. I'm looking into other troubleshooting steps as suggested.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 01 Sep 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By gallicbear
Photoviewer no longer working

Hi there. All of a sudden my windows photo and fax viewer no longer works. I click on a picture and nothing happens. It always worked. Even when I click to open it with the photo galley, no response...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Aug 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 619
Posted By gallicbear
Can't access windows 7 image on usb drive

Hi there. I recently created a systemimagebackup on a usb drive; the usb drive also contains other files.
When I use a windows 7 repair disk, it isn't detecting the image on the usb drive. What can...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Aug 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, 2xg. Tried that, with no success. I think...

Thanks, 2xg. Tried that, with no success. I think now there is a problem with the hardware part of my laptop. It didn't work after restoring to factory default. However, the wireless network adapter...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Aug 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By gallicbear
Laptop Wireless cannot connect

I realize this is such a basic problem. But there are specifics. Here is my situation: Got an HP Pavilion Laptop. The wireless worked for about a year. So I got a wireless usb adapter. It worked for...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Jul 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By gallicbear
Startup takes a long time

Thank you, Ztruker and gregrocker. I did what Ztruker recommended. Now it works fine and starts up right away. BIOs is still giving me an error message. But that has nothing to do with Windows....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Jul 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By gallicbear
Startup takes a long time

Hi there. I installed windows 7 on an old Dell Dimension, just because I didn't want to throw it away and I like a challenge. It worked great up until I installed another hard drive on a separate ide...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By gallicbear
How to download Windows Mail only

Thank you all for your answers. Yes, I am trying to help out my sister-in-law, who can only get dial-up connection. She doesn't like her isp's email client. She wanted WLM. Anyway, I was able to...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By gallicbear
How to download Windows Mail only

This is what I am trying to accomplish: download WLM only, in full, not the installer. I need it to install it on another PC, which has only dial-up. The usual scenario is that you download...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks for the tips. The PC is actually about 2...

Thanks for the tips. The PC is actually about 2 years old. Don't know about the PSU's condition. But the temperature is within normal range. At idle, about 40 F. It's actually a work station, not at...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By gallicbear
Unexpected, unexplained shutdown

We are trying to figure out what causes our PC to go to sleep or even to shutdown without notice. This always happens overnight, when not in use. It is set to 'never sleep'. It runs Windows 7 Home...
Forum: System Security 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, Jacee, for the tip. I hesitated...

Thanks, Jacee, for the tip. I hesitated downloading SecurityCheck. Screen 317. Sounds like a strange thing...
Meanwhile I got it fixed by following another lead. It had to do with going into the...
Forum: System Security 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, marsmimar; that's what I needed to know.

Thanks, marsmimar; that's what I needed to know.
Forum: System Security 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By gallicbear
cannot locate ccSvcHst.exe

Hi there. Just changed my hp pavillion laptop back to Factory image. In the tray, where the notifications are, it lists a ccSvchst.exe. After searching and searching, I cannot find that I have a...
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