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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Day Ago
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Posted By Redmage913
Windows Update broken. Multiple fixes didn't work.

Greetings,

I've got a doozy of a Toshiba here. Originally, it had the beginnings of a failed hard drive, so we cloned it over. After that, we ran BleachBit, AdwCleaner, and JRT as a basic cleanup,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Jul 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By Redmage913
Fascinating... Do you have any extra sticks of...

Fascinating... Do you have any extra sticks of RAM you could use as a control group? Failing that, one possibility could be the memory controller, but I'm hesitant to call it that. Whichever memtest...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Jul 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By Redmage913
That's oftentimes what it is. I work in a repair...

That's oftentimes what it is. I work in a repair shop, and several cases a month usually are due to dust or slight corrosion that is dislodged by reseating the modules.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Jul 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Redmage913
I found that Shrink to Fit did nothing. When...

I found that Shrink to Fit did nothing. When using it, the page was shrunk down to tiny tiny font *and* was cut off... O_o

Also, Landscape cut off the text as well.

As a temporary workaround, I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Jul 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Redmage913
WL Mail printing cut off with high DPI settings

Greetings,

One of my clients is legally blind, so he needs an extremely high DPI in order to use his machine. However, When DPI under screen resolution is raised to 255%, the right two inches or...
Forum: General Discussion 09 May 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,302
Posted By Redmage913
Before I do this, won't that break LILO?

Before I do this, won't that break LILO?
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 May 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,780
Posted By Redmage913
Sorry for double-posting - I thought of...

Sorry for double-posting - I thought of something.

What about going to File>Print... and select the Microsoft XPS Document Writer?
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 May 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,780
Posted By Redmage913
Which browser do you want to use to do this? I...

Which browser do you want to use to do this? I don't know if you can with the default Firefox installation...
Forum: General Discussion 09 May 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,302
Posted By Redmage913
BOOTMGR is missing//using LILO

Hey there,

I have a rather complicated problem with a probably simple solution. I used to have a tri-boot machine - my first primary partition was WinXP Pro, second was a Xubuntu installation...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Apr 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 8,098
Posted By Redmage913
Understood, I'll give it a try tomorrow when I...

Understood, I'll give it a try tomorrow when I have access to the external HDD. I'll let you know how it does.

Thanks for your input thus far!

--Red
Forum: General Discussion 27 Apr 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 8,098
Posted By Redmage913
I don't understand what web colors has to do with...

I don't understand what web colors has to do with this.

I had access to one of those folders. I looked inside and there were two subdirectories that I cannot open - amd64 and i386.

I am going...
Forum: Graphic Cards 25 Apr 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,367
Posted By Redmage913
I pulled up nVidia's site, here: Drivers -...

I pulled up nVidia's site, here: Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers (http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us)

I'm going to guess it should work in 7. There are Vista drivers available...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Apr 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 8,098
Posted By Redmage913
Want to delete folders with long hexadecimal names

Greetings,

I have an external hard drive that has many folders with hexadecimal names. I have no idea what they're for, but they're becoming rather unsightly and a little unwieldy when I want to...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Jun 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,381
Posted By Redmage913
I disabled Adobe Reader and Adobe Manager, Adobe...

I disabled Adobe Reader and Adobe Manager, Adobe Acrobat, iTunes, and Quicktime, and the computer starts up immediately without any problems. The programs seem to start up just fine without the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 11 Jun 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,381
Posted By Redmage913
Hanging Computer

Greetings,

I'm working on a Dell Inspiron 530s with Win7 Pro x64. The antivirus software I use is Avira Free Edition, and my malware solution is Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware.

My problem is this:...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Apr 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,613
Posted By Redmage913
There is no password on the profile. Normally, it...

There is no password on the profile. Normally, it automatically signs in. I also tried logging out and logging into the user account (which is an admin-level account), and it came back to the temp...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Apr 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,613
Posted By Redmage913
Attached is the end of the logfile. I only...

Attached is the end of the logfile. I only included it because it showed problems with the repair process.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Apr 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,613
Posted By Redmage913
Restarted, ran sfc /scannow once, found corrupt...

Restarted, ran sfc /scannow once, found corrupt files, unable to fix some of them, restarting to run a second time.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Apr 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 11,475
Posted By Redmage913
Disk Cleanup: Why was Compress Old Files removed?

Hey there,

I migrated from WinXP Home to Win7 Pro, so I do realize I skipped a generation when I ask this question.

I found that the Compress Old Files helped save me gigabytes of space at...
Forum: Chillout Room 05 Apr 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By Redmage913
Problems with a limited vocabulary - I was trying...

Problems with a limited vocabulary - I was trying to convey "this isn't a serious question".
Forum: General Discussion 05 Apr 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,613
Posted By Redmage913
SFC /scannow just completed. It said it found...

SFC /scannow just completed. It said it found corrupt files and could not fix some of them, and gave a link to the log file. However, I cannot open it up with the temporary profile. I'd attach it...
Forum: Chillout Room 05 Apr 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By Redmage913
Rhetorical Question

Here's something I've experienced across the OSes...

On a progress bar, why does it always take the longest amount of time on 100% before completing? :D

(currently running sfc /scannow and I...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Apr 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,613
Posted By Redmage913
User Account Crash

Greetings,

I'm trying to fix my father's stock Dell Inspiron 530S. It has a Pentium Dual CPU E2180 with 2.00 GB RAM running Win7 Pro 64-bit.

It won't log into the only account on the computer...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Mar 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 5,660
Posted By Redmage913
I never figured out what was causing the problem....

I never figured out what was causing the problem. I had to downgrade back to XP due to confusion with the product key I got through my school for Win7 Pro. I thought the license agreement said it...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Feb 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 132,573
Posted By Redmage913
My father had to run the Startup Repair program...

My father had to run the Startup Repair program from the DVD again this morning. This time, I was sure to double-check the log.

The registry was corrupt, and that was rectified with Startup...
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