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Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Jun 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 4,122
Posted By rkseagle
My experience...

I chose to do an upgrade this time instead of a clean install. To me this whole thing is to experience the way windows is going to behave or more appropriately not behave.

The upgrade route was...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 May 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 53,878
Posted By rkseagle
:roflmao: Been there, Done That... ...

:roflmao:


Been there, Done That...

I do have the notion that this mouse may also be having a problem with the clear type although it is all but impossible to say that with conviction...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 May 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 53,878
Posted By rkseagle
I have the Dell 2 button USB that came with the...

I have the Dell 2 button USB that came with the computer. It is pretty spartan by what I see on some of them these days but has always been able to get the job done.

Interesting you should...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 May 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 53,878
Posted By rkseagle
Yes, Thanks John... I've only had one other...

Yes, Thanks John...

I've only had one other mouse go bad on me and this took some time to figure out.

I had come to the same conclusion and as time and money permits I'll likely move up to a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 May 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 53,878
Posted By rkseagle
Yes, and using it tones down the problem a little...

Yes, and using it tones down the problem a little bit.

Oddly, increasing the speed seems to work best. The slower settings make the problem almost unbearable as I cannot even select any file in...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 May 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 53,878
Posted By rkseagle
Thanks for the response Shawn. The problem...

Thanks for the response Shawn.

The problem is that no matter the 'hover' time - the file opens with a click rather than a double click.

I looked into increasing the hover time, no help.
I've...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 May 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 53,878
Posted By rkseagle
Mouse single click too sensitive...

Has anyone else had the problem of single clicking an object to focus on it but having it execute instead?

Example: I select a music (MP3) to Edit - rather than focus on the MP3 Explorer launchs...
Forum: General Discussion 06 May 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,660
Posted By rkseagle
That's very kind of you since I was being a bit...

That's very kind of you since I was being a bit stone headed, Thanks.

I am going to do some research on that special partition though as I have never seen it in any of my installs, including this...
Forum: General Discussion 06 May 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,660
Posted By rkseagle
:roflmao:

:roflmao:
Forum: General Discussion 06 May 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,660
Posted By rkseagle
My apologies, you are quite correct and I did...

My apologies, you are quite correct and I did miss the point. I did assume he was talking about the *small* partition and I was wrong in my advice, sorry.:o

Robert
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 May 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,226
Posted By rkseagle
First Question, Yes, you will choose which drive...

First Question, Yes, you will choose which drive to install Windows 7 on during the setup process. The drives are in a graphic representation that is quite easy to understand. It is better (in my...
Forum: General Discussion 05 May 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,660
Posted By rkseagle
Don't ask me, that's where HE said he had Vista...

Don't ask me, that's where HE said he had Vista installed, I merely commented on what information HE gave to us.

p.s. I know Vista requires anywhere from 20-40 GB of hard disk space but that...
Forum: General Discussion 05 May 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,660
Posted By rkseagle
Not missing the point at all, he said the Vista...

Not missing the point at all, he said the Vista install was on Drive D: (the *small* 100 MB partition at the beginning of Disk 0). If I understand him correctly, he wants to "blend" that partition...
Forum: General Discussion 05 May 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,660
Posted By rkseagle
I was basing all my jibberish on the likelihood...

I was basing all my jibberish on the likelihood that he had the Windows Vista previously installed on the "System Reserved" *small* boot partition or more appropriately...
Forum: General Discussion 05 May 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,660
Posted By rkseagle
It is my understanding that the "System" drive...

It is my understanding that the "System" drive cannot be deleted or you will loose your mounting point to Windows 7. I may be wrong on this and someone will let us know soon enough. Look at it like...
Forum: Sound & Audio 05 May 2009
Replies: 34
Views: 33,207
Posted By rkseagle
Additionally...

I did install the Audigy_SupportPack_2_0 which says it has a better driver and provides a graphic equalizer.

My drawback is I only have 2 speakers so my assessment of this package may be based on...
Forum: Sound & Audio 05 May 2009
Replies: 34
Views: 33,207
Posted By rkseagle
Very difficult to say exactly is causing the...

Very difficult to say exactly is causing the buzzing as it could be anything from a short in one of your wires or you may have it parked too close to a magnetic source and not realize it. My cell...
Forum: General Discussion 05 May 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,439
Posted By rkseagle
If you're booting to a DOS environment, you can...

If you're booting to a DOS environment, you can use FDISK to delete the partitions and thus all operating systems.

A Linux utility was mentioned in another thread that can do the same thing (DBAN...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 May 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,387
Posted By rkseagle
To verify the problem...

There is a small FREE utility at this website that you can use to verify if your hard drive is failing:

PassMark DiskCheckup - SMART hard drive monitoring utility...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 May 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 9,797
Posted By rkseagle
If I downloaded all day thinking I was getting an...

If I downloaded all day thinking I was getting an ISO image, then an ISO image is what I should have gotten. My first thought here is that you've gotten a hold of something that isn't going to work....
Forum: Software 03 May 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 3,164
Posted By rkseagle
Did you download directly from Adobe? Are...

Did you download directly from Adobe?

Are you using a dial-up account? May need to be connected to get any updates.

I installed AdbeRdr910_en_US_Std with no problems whatsoever.
Forum: General Discussion 02 May 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By rkseagle
Just a suggestion

Might want to take advantage of the F8 key while booting Windows 7 and have your memory checked...

If the memory isn't seated properly on the motherboard you may get intermittent crashes like...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2009
Replies: 25
Views: 4,764
Posted By rkseagle
Here's an idea, right click on the desktop, then...

Here's an idea, right click on the desktop, then find the selection to turn off viewing desktop icons - problem solved.
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 6,168
Posted By rkseagle
Just a suggestion, have a look in the permissions...

Just a suggestion, have a look in the permissions to see if that folder is "inheriting" permissions from somewhere else. If you're folder inherits from let's say a folder/directory that has the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Apr 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,233
Posted By rkseagle
As a precaution...

Seems more prudent to "move" those important files over to another drive and then do a clean install. I have about 6000 mp3 files on my C:/ drive and it would kill me to loose them because I didn't...
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