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Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Dec 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By donnyb
I started to get more errors on boot up, so have...

I started to get more errors on boot up, so have decided to re-install.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Dec 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By donnyb
Here is what I have tried so far: 1) Boot into...

Here is what I have tried so far:
1) Boot into Parted Magic. Format "bad" USB stick into exFAT. Reboot into new W7 - Not recognized.
2) Boot into old W7 - recognized OK. Format into FAT32 using...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Dec 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By donnyb
New W7-64 install does not recognize all USB devices

This is quite an interesting problem. I just re-installed Win7 on a new SSD and some of my USB sticks are not recognized. When I stick them in, I hear the sound that Windows makes that says I have...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Sep 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By donnyb
I just verified and it is checked correctly. I...

I just verified and it is checked correctly. I accidentally discovered something. The reason I re-installed Win7 was because I just installed 2 SSD's in Raid0 as my boot drive. The thing I...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Sep 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By donnyb
I tried the Ease of Access and the Regedit, then...

I tried the Ease of Access and the Regedit, then rebooted and it's still not right. Not sure what's going on, but my Win7 system before I re-installed it didn't have this problem.
Forum: General Discussion 23 Sep 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By donnyb
Where is setting to allow hover for selecting?

I just re-installed Win7-64 and I used to be able to hover over selections without having to click them. For example, on the desktop, I used to be able to create a new folder by right clicking, then...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 May 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,654
Posted By donnyb
I have a cable modem and a WD N900 router. I...

I have a cable modem and a WD N900 router. I plugged straight into the modem and everything worked fine. This meant that the problem was the router. I saved a config file, then put the router back...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 May 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,654
Posted By donnyb
Why are some websites not accessible?

I have one computer and one laptop. All of a sudden the desktop cannot access Google.com and two other websites. The connection just times out. The laptop is able to access these websites - both...
Forum: Software 30 Apr 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By donnyb
Need file sharing software (not uTorrent type)

Is there some freeware that will allow my friends to upload and download files, to and from, my computer? I am looking for a server type I install and my friends only need a browser to access my...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Nov 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By donnyb
I use Thunderbird, but the links used to work...

I use Thunderbird, but the links used to work before I had the problem with the desktop shortcuts.
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By donnyb
292085 (2 pages - scroll down to see page 2) ...

292085 (2 pages - scroll down to see page 2)

The URL reg patch did not change anything. Attached is a screenshot of a shortcut for Google.com.
I also just got an email with a URL link, and that...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Oct 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By donnyb
I applied the LNK reg file and rebooted, but the...

I applied the LNK reg file and rebooted, but the shortcuts still do not work.
Yes, the problem is only with URL shortcuts. That is, program shortcuts still work and folder shortcuts still work.
Forum: General Discussion 31 Oct 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By donnyb
My shortcuts no longer work

I was using Pale Moon x64 as my browser, but it crashed, so I uninstalled it. I installed Firefox and everything is working except for my shortcuts. When I click on them I get an error message that...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jul 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 932
Posted By donnyb
Are you still dual booting? -- No, I am not dual...

Are you still dual booting? -- No, I am not dual booting
What Windows 7 do you have? -- I have Windows 7-64 Pro
Are you using a admin account? -- Yes
Are you overclocked? -- Yes
Are you using...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jul 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 932
Posted By donnyb
I tried as you suggested, but it did not find...

I tried as you suggested, but it did not find anything and the problem still persists.
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jun 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 932
Posted By donnyb
Right click drive in WinExpl causes WE to crash

This just started. When I open Windows Explorer, then right click on any drive, I get an error message that says Win Explorer has stopped working and eventually closes. Can this be fixed? I am...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Apr 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,478
Posted By donnyb
Backup image restored to new HD. Boot failure

I restored an image file of my boot drive to a new HD, which is Win7-64. When I rebooted, I went into bios and put new HD as the only boot drive. When the new HD boots, it gives me the following...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Mar 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,266
Posted By donnyb
How to eliminate the 100MB windows reserved space

How do I eliminate the 100mb partition when doing a clean install? I will be doing this soon and would like to eliminate this.
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Mar 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 7,181
Posted By donnyb
Help with "bootmgr missing"

I am confused. I have an Acronis True Image file that I am trying to restore to a HDD. The image file is a bootable Win7-64 image. I can restore it to HDD#1 and all is good. I then tried to...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Feb 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 10,327
Posted By donnyb
That fixed it. Thanks.

That fixed it. Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Feb 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 10,327
Posted By donnyb
How to eliminate "Test Mode, Windows 7 Build 7601" from desktop

I installed a few freeware programs and just noticed this in the lower right hand corner of my desktop. I would like to know what that is and how to get rid of it.
Forum: System Security 25 Jan 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,745
Posted By donnyb
Thanks for the suggestions. Of course I do use...

Thanks for the suggestions. Of course I do use Acronis back up software with an external drive kept on-site and a second backup drive kept off-site.
Forum: System Security 24 Jan 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,745
Posted By donnyb
Is this enough protection?

I currently use Windows Defender and Avast Free along with Windows firewall. I have a computer with Windows 7 - 64 bit. I was thinking of using something that doesn't need to ask if things are OK...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,440
Posted By donnyb
I did not install the bluetooth driver nor the...

I did not install the bluetooth driver nor the USB 3.0 driver as I am not using those functions. Should I still install them?

I changed the OC settings back to stock and ran a video edit test....
Forum: General Discussion 23 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 143,109
Posted By donnyb
Thanks guys. All very good suggestions. I will...

Thanks guys. All very good suggestions. I will try them later this evening.
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