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Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 May 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By 450125
Sudden and weird conflict between Thunderbird and Avast!

In a perfect world I'd be posting this to a Mozilla or Avast! forum, but lots of stuff I've seen there has no help, so I'm turning to this more reliable (for me, usually) forum.

I've used...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 May 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By 450125
Although the fact that this occurred at all...

Although the fact that this occurred at all bothers me, I'm marking this as solved.

After I did the sfc /scannow and chkdsk more than 72 hours ago, the computer has performed normally, the error...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 May 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By 450125
Thanks for the reply, and I have attached the...

Thanks for the reply, and I have attached the minidump file, zipped, here.

When I returned home from work tonight and logged into the computer, the event viewer showed no further errors (and for...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 May 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By 450125
Single BSOD, similar circumstances to an older thread, driver help?

First, if I'm posting in the wrong forum - and I admit I haven't followed the instructions for posting in this forum - I apologize. I'd not be posting here except for a single BSOD error I got...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Apr 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By 450125
Several 31004 event IDs, Windows Startup Repair launched - but now ok?

This concerns a Win7 ASUS laptop we have.

My wife restarts it every night before winding up her day (good), but I just learned she often closes it (putting it into sleep I guess) before it has...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Mar 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By 450125
Could a bad wireless card work for wi-fi but not for networking?

To start, these threads:


Laptop can no longer access shared printer/files on home network...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Jan 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By 450125
Can a Windows 7 repair fix a very specific networking problem?

I'll start by listing three posts over the past two years that give a LOT of background here:


...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Dec 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By 450125
Best "bang for buck" suggestion on syncing two Win7 laptops?

I have two Win7 laptops in my house, a Sony VAIO and an ASUS.

The VAIO was used until about six months ago, when a charger connector problem kept it from charging, rendering it temporarily...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Aug 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By 450125
Marking as solved. I finally brought the...

Marking as solved. I finally brought the computer to a shop to look at. They loaded some "stressful" program onto it, and in 20 minutes the computer rebooted. Put a new 400 watt power supply in,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Aug 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
Posted By 450125
If you don't mind.... have you considered a print...

If you don't mind.... have you considered a print server, it's a hassle free setup. :D[/QUOTE]

Good stuff in here, and I thank you.

Windows Firewall and security: I did try this on the ASUS -...
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Jul 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
Posted By 450125
I'm not with the ASUS now, but wondering if this...

I'm not with the ASUS now, but wondering if this command from its command prompt might do what I want:

net use "\\mywin7\canon ip4800 series" /user:myusername mypassword /p:yes

Remember, though...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Jul 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
Posted By 450125
I've used another one of my dwindling bullets. ...

I've used another one of my dwindling bullets.

Changed the workgroup name on the ASUS, restarted, changed workgroup name on ASUS back to original workgroup name, that it of course shares with my...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Jul 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
Posted By 450125
Tried much, with no successes: Enter...

Tried much, with no successes:


Enter computer description on the ASUS - no go. I even thought I'd stumbled into something when I tried to change the computer name from MARY_ASUS to SUE_ASUS. ...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Jul 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
Posted By 450125
Thanks, but yes, to say that the computers have...

Thanks, but yes, to say that the computers have been rebooted would be a bland understatement. This problem began in January 2012, and the computers have thus been rebooted more than 500 times since...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Jul 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
Posted By 450125
[/QUOTE] Thanks. I do know what to do when...

[/QUOTE]

Thanks. I do know what to do when I get to the box, but I have kind of bumbled getting to the box, so it's those steps (starting from the start menu or control panel) that I seek.

By...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Jul 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
Posted By 450125
Thanks for this. Your great reply includes a...

Thanks for this.

Your great reply includes a link to Error code: 0x80070035 The network path was not found...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Jul 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
Posted By 450125
Error code 0x80070035 redux, and I am getting battier by the minute

This is not a new problem, and at the end of this post I'll list a much longer "thread to a thread" with an overkill amount of background.

One of my daughters got a new Macbook, and passed her...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Jul 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 2,552
Posted By 450125
I did see this, but I want to have the power...

I did see this, but I want to have the power button functionality, so I left it as was. My computer has separate power and restart buttons, and it's the restart I'd like to disable.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Jul 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By 450125
Another update. Tonight after work, I woke...

Another update.

Tonight after work, I woke the computer, which was already in a session, and six minutes later it spontaneously restarted.

So now I've ruled out "morning" and "logging in" as...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Jul 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 2,552
Posted By 450125
How to Windows-disable the front-panel restart button?

In http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/295913-spontaneous-restarts-perhaps-seemingly-caused-power-switch-help.html I describe a bothersome situation where, as of now, it appears that my PC is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Jul 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By 450125
The computer spontaneously restarted again this...

The computer spontaneously restarted again this morning, four minutes after logging in upon wake from sleep.

It appears that, over the past three weeks, the only time the computer has...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jul 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By 450125
Argh, so frustrating... I picked the...

Argh, so frustrating...

I picked the computer up from the shop five days ago, and not surprisingly, it performed flawlessly. And they switched the bios to allow wakeup from double mouseclick, so...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jul 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 961
Posted By 450125
Sony Vaio VPC-CW290X bios upgrade for thermal problems

My daughter has a Sony Vaio VPC-CW290X purchased in spring 2010, that has on several occasions just shut down, likely due to overheating (no logged errors).

Just this week I discovered Sony...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jul 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By 450125
I have an update. I have gone a week now with...

I have an update. I have gone a week now with the computer never going to sleep because I configured it not to. A week of no going to sleep means a week of no touching the power button, and the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Jul 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By 450125
I did catch the negative reviews. Interesting. ...

I did catch the negative reviews. Interesting.

I'm probably going to have a repair shop do a broader assessment, just so "the beast is killed."

BTW, no sleep for computer last night, and...
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