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Forum: Sound & Audio 15 Jun 2016
Replies: 1,217
Views: 1,498,939
Posted By zapp22
I got a redirect on that 7841 link. do not...

I got a redirect on that 7841 link.
do not trust.
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Jun 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By zapp22
finally got there. tried a third drive just for...

finally got there. tried a third drive just for fun.
I actually don't know for sure what was different this round: I had set this drive up as a way to trick the acer recovery into working on a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Jun 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By zapp22
I have a good multi version Windows 7 install usb...

I have a good multi version Windows 7 install usb device I've used for probably 100 installs. The m3450 has a amd 9 series chipset with ? Sata device, no onboard vid (pci card amd 6350), etron usb...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Jun 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By zapp22
but you are both making my original point: I...

but you are both making my original point: I don't know which of those the installation needs. I assume the SATA/RAID driver. but what else? from digging through web searches, I find no one that...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Jun 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By zapp22
Rare chipset: What drivers do I need to manually load to install 7?

Gang I have a non-bootable Acer M3450 desktop, specs below. Will not clean install Windows 7 due to not having drivers. I can copy whatever drivers are necessary I just need guidance on WHICH...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Mar 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By zapp22
Any VISTA experts still around? COA/Version/question

hey, I seldom see vista, but I took in 2 systems on trade and both are vista.... or have vista coa's, one clearly specifies X64 on the COA, the other just "Vista Home Premium">
are those COA's...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Nov 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By zapp22
For those in the future searching this topic,...

For those in the future searching this topic, here is an answer in brief. this is one way to resolve, which worked in this particular case. it is not the only way. the printer mounted and worked...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Nov 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By zapp22
this iis what I get, ad infinitum... grr......

this iis what I get, ad infinitum...

grr... i should have said: the image you see in the background, of an installed printer with a bang ! on it is the USB installation I mentioned, not across...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Nov 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By zapp22
thank you d3. zt - yes and no. originally I...

thank you d3.
zt - yes and no. originally I just hooked my win7 laptop up to the usb cable and it auto-installed the driver from windows update, dubbing it the Laserjet 3050 PCL 5.
so when I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Nov 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By zapp22
Connecting to Laserjet on USB port on shared resource, home network

hi guys I'm stumped here.
I have a common printer: HP Laserjet 3050, usb-only, attached to a system running windows xp pro 32-bit on a shared network [not a homegroup] with 3 to 5 other systems.
if...
Forum: System Security 13 Oct 2015
Replies: 1,217
Views: 216,940
Posted By zapp22
man I love ya John! one thinker amidst the...

man I love ya John!
one thinker amidst the rabble

- the very term "AV" is laughable. i haven't seen a virus on a system in years and people call me to remove malware. an antique term, but it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Oct 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 796
Posted By zapp22
mmc.exe and others show "unknown publisher"; require elevation

hi friends
I've had no changes to my system that I know of but "out of the blue" I have mmc.exe giving me an elevation request showing "unknown publisher" - hence a security or UAC issue.

can...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Sep 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By zapp22
one more: i'm grasping here for answers - from...

one more: i'm grasping here for answers - from yesterday but not repeated today. At least it points to a device...

Lenovo PM [power mgmt] driver has been a sore spot on a number of laptops of...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Sep 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By zapp22
thank you for responding. Read Shawn's post and...

thank you for responding.
Read Shawn's post and did. No effect, except it may be a hair worse. The below is after using msconfig and disabling the services. [non-MS]. I also disabled OneDrive,...
Forum: Crash and lockup debug 'How To' 30 Sep 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 193,573
Posted By zapp22
buythis: if you really mean "upgrade" in the...

buythis: if you really mean "upgrade" in the dictionary sense, you didn't solve or escape anything.
you would want to save all your data to another device and CLEAN install 10 if you dare.

To...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Sep 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By zapp22
How to root-cause MS "Critical" errors on Bootup Performance?

Anyone well-versed in this obscurity?

Windows keeps track of performance of bootup/startup, standby state & recovery therefrom, Shutdown.
My Thinkpad X120E of late has a very consistent pattern...
Forum: Sound & Audio 05 Aug 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 1,101
Posted By zapp22
IE11 No audio on Youtube or Vimeo etc. Chrome/FF ok. what gives?

Recently I lost audio for Youtube on IE11 on my laptop win7 home prem x64.
just trying again to get the issue. the vids etc I have tried have been using the HTML5 player by default.
same exact...
Forum: Graphic Cards 30 Apr 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,132
Posted By zapp22
the Dell driver no good, counterproductive as...

the Dell driver no good, counterproductive as they built a flag in those days to disallow installation of the Intel package.

I got it done finally. There is a bug somewhere that causes custom...
Forum: Graphic Cards 29 Apr 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,132
Posted By zapp22
Set resolution from command prompt or what? Intel HD onboard

this is so stinking annoying
i have a i3 dell with embedded intel hd. apparently i have a mismatched vga cable - when all plugged up, intel panel shows 'generic' flat panel, and only gives me 2...
Forum: System Security 29 Apr 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By zapp22
Does a garden-variety "AV" package protect...

Does a garden-variety "AV" package protect against such? NO.
Well-meaning advisors will tell users: "just don't do anything dumb on the web and you'll avoid infection. Don't do this, don't go...
Forum: System Security 28 Apr 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By zapp22
exactly what we need in this thread, Jacee. i'm...

exactly what we need in this thread, Jacee.
i'm sending that one to my IT buddies.
A friend in the trade that has a multimillion$$ budget got hit several ways in recent months, one attack of which...
Forum: System Security 28 Apr 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By zapp22
Ransomware, Extortionware, Malvertising Exploit Defensive Measures

I have not seen a persistent thread on this most important topic so wanted to begin.

Anyone that spends even a little time keeping up with IT Security knows how ugly this new world of Organized...
Forum: System Security 26 Apr 2015
Replies: 1,217
Views: 216,940
Posted By zapp22
Ears or not, you're subsceptible. "Shamir...

Ears or not, you're subsceptible.

"Shamir believes that ransomware is an area where the security community failed "in a miserable way," because there are no good products to protect against it....
Forum: Tutorials 10 Mar 2015
Replies: 83
Views: 181,470
Posted By zapp22
i feel like an idiot- last time I got the view...

i feel like an idiot- last time I got the view stuck like this was in Vista days.
explorer is only displaying one big column: how do I get the two big columns [panes? windows? what do we call it]: ...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Mar 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,418
Posted By zapp22
there is no need for it except on demand for...

there is no need for it except on demand for tasks.
trustedinstaller is not running on any of my rigs except the one troubled one [at the moment]
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