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Forum: Media Center 22 Jun 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,109
Posted By tonewheelkev
Many thanks for that....easy when you know how:)

Many thanks for that....easy when you know how:)
Forum: Media Center 22 Jun 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,109
Posted By tonewheelkev
Privileges in Win 7...HELP!!!!

Totally confused with this privileges thing!

I'm the sole user....King, Prime Minister, Head Honcho...Administrator if you like!

I have no secrets from myself....and don't intend to have any in...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 May 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By tonewheelkev
USB problems...system freezes until drive is dis-connected

Hi Folks
...really fed up with this one, and haven't got a clue what to do:o

Attempts to transfer files to/from micro Sd card (in USB card reader) result in transfer 'hanging' until USB...
Forum: General Discussion 04 May 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
Seems sorted.....

.....finally got around to re-seating video card :o.....and
.....hey presto!!!!.....looks like all is OK now :D

Many thanks
Forum: General Discussion 30 Apr 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
Appreciate that Alpha (...feel like I know...

Appreciate that Alpha (...feel like I know you...!).....will have PSU checked!!!
Forum: General Discussion 30 Apr 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
Testing the 'flakiness' of the PSU probably will...

Testing the 'flakiness' of the PSU probably will prove difficult....this being a self build.

How likely is it that a 'quality' PS like this is going down the pan at this stage???

Difficult to...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Apr 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
Whoops....spoke toooo soon!!!!

Thought I had it just there.....but now I've lost the BIOS post screen again, after recovering it albeit momentarily.

Can't help but feelin' that I'm on the right track tho'......:)
Forum: General Discussion 30 Apr 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
....think it's now sorted!!

Thought I'd try Gregrocker's Troubleshoot Win 7 link....and disabled several dubious entries in systemconfig / startup....

.....Has improved things, and now can access the BIOS post...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
Sounds like a plan!! :D Will post back when...

Sounds like a plan!! :D

Will post back when I've progressed it.

Thanks again......
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
Will try the re-seating thing.....but 'spare' psu...

Will try the re-seating thing.....but 'spare' psu is a little tricky.

UPDATE!UPDATE!UPDATE!UPDATE!

Have now bypassed GT430 and tried onboard video.....problem remains
.....can I rule out a...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
Thanks alphanumeric et al., I do appreciate this!...

Thanks alphanumeric et al., I do appreciate this!

Current situation.....monitor only connected via DVI.
On switch on.....NO disc activity, monitor seeks an input, and cycles around HDMI1, HDMI2,...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
Have now established that unplugging the HDMI (to...

Have now established that unplugging the HDMI (to plasma) makes no difference.

Isn't this a boot problem that has just arisen....as opposed to a display prob??
(relating to drivers and...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
While very grateful for the...

While very grateful for the help/intervention,....would really appreciate some logic to support the assertion!!!:D

.....would a 42" be OK?
.....does the length of the HDMI lead matter?
.....why...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
....so the screen resolution, and driver...

....so the screen resolution, and driver generation, can be responsible for the symptoms described in post #1....??????
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
.....can't help feeling I'd be going down the...

.....can't help feeling I'd be going down the wrong track here.:confused:

The bootup problem first occurred 3-4 days ago....until then, all was sweet as a nut!!
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
No Yes 50" Plasma via HDMI (Not always...

No

Yes

50" Plasma via HDMI (Not always 'on')


Yes.....but at present, never reaching that point

Wireless/Usb.....suppose it's both!!
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
This is the case at first start...and also at...

This is the case at first start...and also at restart, when computer is 'warm'!!
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
All connections secure Normally I see the...

All connections secure


Normally I see the BIOS POST....now I don't
No Beeps.....but eventually boots up


Can't get in to this menu
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
Hi Sir!!! Little or no dust.....new build in...

Hi Sir!!!
Little or no dust.....new build in Feb2012....
All fans working...
....as for PSU....New OCZ 550w as I remember
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
Thanks for the reply... Tried your option...

Thanks for the reply...

Tried your option 2....SCANNOW....found no integrity violations...!

Should I try the other options???
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,081
Posted By tonewheelkev
Weird erratic boot up..No Boot screen..what have I done!?

Within the last week ....have observed that, on Startup.......there is no disc activity, and PC loses control of the Display (LED flashing)

.....Several minutes later, and for no apparent...
Forum: Media Center 14 Feb 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,182
Posted By tonewheelkev
Forum: Media Center 13 Feb 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,679
Posted By tonewheelkev
Thanks for that! Since my original post, I've...

Thanks for that! Since my original post, I've also been looking at Media Portal.

I am connecting to my TV....via the hdmi on a GT-430 card (which I understand to be more than adequate for HTPC...
Forum: Media Center 13 Feb 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,679
Posted By tonewheelkev
...Hhhmmmnnn.....(344 views later!!)...think I'd...

...Hhhmmmnnn.....(344 views later!!)...think I'd better take this as a 'no comment'.
Forum: Media Center 06 Feb 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,679
Posted By tonewheelkev
Media Center....versus TBS software (as supplied with 6922 DVD-S2 card

First of all....I'm new to this whole 'satellite' thing...:o

Have just installed TBS 6922 card.....and this was picked up easily in Win Media Center.
Have to say that I'm not overly impressed...
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