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Forum: Media Center 09 Apr 2014
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Views: 1,160
Posted By sdowney717
I adjusted the time and then overnight WMC fixed...

I adjusted the time and then overnight WMC fixed the guide.
Forum: Media Center 08 Apr 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,160
Posted By sdowney717
Guide data off by 3 hours due to me setting up WMC wrong time zone

I tried setting up TV again, I tried getting the guide data again.

What is the fix?
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,197
Posted By sdowney717
IE11 is on the PC and does not interfere with...

IE11 is on the PC and does not interfere with HDTV streaming OTA TV using the tuner in WMC. I suppose because when it is closed, it is not running anything?

This is a lowly HTPC dedicated PC I put...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,197
Posted By sdowney717
It took me 3 long weeks of trial and error and...

It took me 3 long weeks of trial and error and testing to discover chrome causing me all that trouble..:mad:
PC is a 478 prescott 3.2ghz, so most people would never notice as most people are running...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,197
Posted By sdowney717
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/1184722?h...

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/1184722?hl=en
Says that is what it will do, stop all chrome background usage of resources.

Wonder if you will still have to select 'exit' versus just...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,197
Posted By sdowney717
Shutting down chrome completely so no background process will run

There is a setting to do this.

What is chrome running in the background?
Because if I install Chrome, then it causes my HDTV streaming to glitch, break up, pixelate.
And when I uninstall chrome,...
Forum: System Security 08 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 857
Posted By sdowney717
Warning: Your Browser Extensions Are Spying On...

Warning: Your Browser Extensions Are Spying On You (http://www.howtogeek.com/180175/warning-your-browser-extensions-are-spying-on-you/)

IMO, not just extensions, chrome also phones home, reporting...
Forum: System Security 08 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 857
Posted By sdowney717
In trying to figure this out over several weeks I...

In trying to figure this out over several weeks I have run those programs.
I like chrome browser and install it on all my PC.
Never would have thought chrome browser would do such a thing. I do...
Forum: System Security 08 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 857
Posted By sdowney717
Haha, I think the 'undetected malware' was Chrome...

Haha, I think the 'undetected malware' was Chrome browser.

PC did an update and installed IE11, even though I had it set to notify but not install.

Was not totally happy with that. Seems ok.
...
Forum: System Security 08 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 857
Posted By sdowney717
PC worked all night long with no glitching...

PC worked all night long with no glitching problem, just perfect.
Forum: System Security 07 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 857
Posted By sdowney717
curious if I had an undetected malware infection

I have been bumping up on a unsolvable problem with HDTV streaming video becoming visibly corrupted.
So I finally pulled the drive, put in a new drive and did a fresh install, did all security...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By sdowney717
HaHa, well it crapped out badly again, flipping...

HaHa, well it crapped out badly again, flipping over to the dark side.

I took another hard drive. Did another install.
This time also did the optional platform update, as I read that it addresses...
Forum: Sound & Audio 07 Apr 2014
Replies: 1,003
Views: 1,274,836
Posted By sdowney717
What I eventually got it to work well was using...

What I eventually got it to work well was using windows update. It found the hardware and installed the driver.

You can goto system and let it find updates and the select in optional updates your...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By sdowney717
It seems to be working now. But it takes time. I...

It seems to be working now. But it takes time. I went a whole week without it screwing up and then it was really awful. At least something now makes sense.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By sdowney717
Also an improvement, when WMC starts and you...

Also an improvement, when WMC starts and you select TV, it used to say 'searching for tuners',
it does not do that anymore.

I have also in the bios changed the wait state for the PCI bus from 0...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By sdowney717
I switched bios to plug n play OS to yes, but did...

I switched bios to plug n play OS to yes, but did not help.
I went into device resource settings for the NIC but option was greyed out.

So I moved NIC to slot furthest from AGP card and now it is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By sdowney717
IRQ shared between video card and gigabit NIC causing trouble

Been tracking down an odd glitch in HDTV playback.
the glitch I now remember only started after I plugged in the NIC Intel Pro 1000

I think it has to do with IRQ 16 being shared between those 2...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Apr 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 998
Posted By sdowney717
I remember Dells having capacitors failing on the...

I remember Dells having capacitors failing on the main boards.

I buy lots of used PC parts off ebay and make my own computers.
A combo cpu and motherboard core2duo that can run at 1300fsb is...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Apr 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By sdowney717
I found out why, I had told it to run xp...

I found out why, I had told it to run xp compatible mode, it now starts like before.
But I cant use it as my pll timing chip ICS 952601, and that is not in it's working list. And other programs dont...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Apr 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By sdowney717
My 'lr' account is apparently already an admin...

My 'lr' account is apparently already an admin account, with no password set.

So when I install programs, and I am an administrator, do they run as administrator?
The instructions said to install...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Apr 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By sdowney717
These are only HTPC at the house so risks I...

These are only HTPC at the house so risks I suppose are small.

You think this would work with no passwords set? This pooler record to network drive?
Forum: General Discussion 03 Apr 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By sdowney717
questions on turning a user into an administrator, and more

I want to try this out
Do I have an admin account now?
I have no password set, win7 just boots up to the desktop.
Can I turn the current user, lr, into an admin? Does it have to have a password?...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Apr 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By sdowney717
It is working, boots up ok, do I need to do it 3...

It is working, boots up ok, do I need to do it 3 times?

What will that do that it does not have right now?

Is something still broken?

I will likely keep the other partitions and reinstall...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Apr 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By sdowney717
I see now what that 100mb partition is. 100 mb...

I see now what that 100mb partition is.
100 mb wasted space is what it is for me.

What would you do if it was your PC?
Forum: General Discussion 03 Apr 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By sdowney717
I may have been able to see it and delete it...

I may have been able to see it and delete it because I had dual booted win7 with ubuntu linux.
And now have 101mb unallocated at front and 53gb free and oddly 8gb at the end.
Ubuntu was the 53gb...
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