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Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By RandallFlagg
Never heard anyone say they didn't need raid 1 on...

Never heard anyone say they didn't need raid 1 on a system, but it's your build!
Forum: News 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,324
Posted By RandallFlagg
You don't need a touch screen for Windows 8. I'm...

You don't need a touch screen for Windows 8. I'm running the release preview on my desktop that has no touch screen and it works very well. So well... that I have no interest in keeping Windows 7...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By RandallFlagg
Do you have another system to hook that drive to?...

Do you have another system to hook that drive to? It sounds like there may be an controller error on the drive. I see this when a drive is going south. Can you hook up the drive in another way to...
Forum: News 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,324
Posted By RandallFlagg
We have an MSDN account at work, I just installed...

We have an MSDN account at work, I just installed it on one of my laptops. It's not that different. Picture windows 7 but no typical start menu, it's a full screen menu. Oh and the shutdown is very...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By RandallFlagg
Ok, download WDdiag from western digital and run...

Ok, download WDdiag from western digital and run some tests on it.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By RandallFlagg
Why not take advantage of onboard raid for a...

Why not take advantage of onboard raid for a business machine?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By RandallFlagg
The event log is in computer management. Right...

The event log is in computer management.
Right click my computer and select manage. You will see the event log - select windows logs and then system logs.

Also you may be able to use WD tools to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By RandallFlagg
Clean is designed to remove all config data off a...

Clean is designed to remove all config data off a disk, not volume. After selecting disk 3 run a clean and then see if you can make a partition and format it.

Also, anything in the event log?
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 3,629
Posted By RandallFlagg
First with this remove Zone alarm, while it use...

First with this remove Zone alarm, while it use to be a great product, it cause more issues than it's worth these days.
Next, Start menu-> All Programs -> Accessories -> Right click on command...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 849
Posted By RandallFlagg
2 minutes after resuming from sleep isn't...

2 minutes after resuming from sleep isn't horrible. I have found windows 7 to be a bit picky when it comes to network adapters and sleep. A couple things you can try are to disable power save on...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By RandallFlagg
So after changing the key to anything else he can...

So after changing the key to anything else he can still connect?
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By RandallFlagg
I can't say I have heard of Amped before (besides...

I can't say I have heard of Amped before (besides the drink...), but at work we have had good success with Hawking range extenders.
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2,938
Posted By RandallFlagg
Some common issues I have found to resolve...

Some common issues I have found to resolve similar type issues are:

1. Update network driver
2. Delete network profiles and remake them
3. run a "netsh winsock reset" from command prompt
4....
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 942
Posted By RandallFlagg
Outbound Ip addresses from a PC? I'm not sure I...

Outbound Ip addresses from a PC? I'm not sure I understand the question here, you can run netstat to show you the connections based on port on a PC to a particular hostname.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By RandallFlagg
Well, for $15 more than a blue you get a black......

Well, for $15 more than a blue you get a black... this is my point.

And yeah the motherboard is not Junk, I mis-spoke, but it's not a good companion to a $300 CPU was my point. Id use that in an...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 15,069
Posted By RandallFlagg
Clean windows install doesn't fix it? You must...

Clean windows install doesn't fix it? You must be blocked, maybe your firewall???
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 612
Posted By RandallFlagg
When diagnosing a multiple install, pick only 1...

When diagnosing a multiple install, pick only 1 or 2 and see if they install correctly.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 996
Posted By RandallFlagg
When restore points fail, I can get a little...

When restore points fail, I can get a little worried. On an HP hit F2 when booting to run diagnostics and make sure everything is testing ok. I'm not saying that system restore always works, and I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,721
Posted By RandallFlagg
Well, you can use something like Hiren's Mini XP...

Well, you can use something like Hiren's Mini XP to remote edit the registry and create auto login keys for your system. Google "Auto login windows 7" and the links should point you to the correct...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By RandallFlagg
First thing I do on a system that will not update...

First thing I do on a system that will not update or keeps failing on a service pack is an "SFC /scannow" It can only help not hurt to check your system for any files missing or corrupted, but if it...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,894
Posted By RandallFlagg
Do you have another machine available to you? if...

Do you have another machine available to you? if so I would use that.

F12 on a dell will give you the boot menu, one option is the dell diagnostics. Error code 0142 on a Dell is a failing hard...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 7,156
Posted By RandallFlagg
How can you tell it's a retail MB? or are you...

How can you tell it's a retail MB? or are you assuming from the dell OEM tags within the report?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,688
Posted By RandallFlagg
Is this a home domain or work? We use agents at...

Is this a home domain or work? We use agents at work to restrict user installed updates though GPO and though policy settings in our managed services platform.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 34
Views: 2,091
Posted By RandallFlagg
Of course, it's an opinion, but lets not turn...

Of course, it's an opinion, but lets not turn this from a help thread to something else, along with my opinions come years of PC diagnostics turned into a quick diagnostics how to. Along with those...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Sep 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By RandallFlagg
I wouldn't spend 1 cent on that system. Find a...

I wouldn't spend 1 cent on that system. Find a used core 2 duo system on craigslist for ~200 or less and it will be night and day. I didn't know windows 7 would run on a 2.0 Ghz Celeron chip.
...
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