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Forum: Gaming 24 Sep 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 4,307
Posted By Dark Rider
Game runs from Task Manager with New Task, not from shortcut or exe

I have installed this game, Singularity. The game worked fine for a week then suddenly It would crash as soon as it was opened from the desktop shortcut. The game is patched to it's latest version, I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Aug 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,362
Posted By Dark Rider
Yes, I tried the drive in another PC.. same...

Yes, I tried the drive in another PC.. same results.. i get the drive needs to be formatted before use error.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Aug 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,362
Posted By Dark Rider
I have tried the above. This drive is a Seagate,...

I have tried the above. This drive is a Seagate, and i think because it's connected via a USB, SeaTools cannot even see it.

I have also tried Partition Table Doctor which I have read may fix this...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Aug 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,362
Posted By Dark Rider
I'll try that .. thanks.

I'll try that .. thanks.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Aug 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,362
Posted By Dark Rider
External hard drive suddenly "needs to be formatted" after a reboot

I just put about 25 gigs of data on this drive. It's an 80 gig drive and has about 20 gigs of space left on it before it's full. Out of all the files I cut and pasted over it got stuck on this last...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 4,609
Posted By Dark Rider
I reinstalled windows again to access the OneKey...

I reinstalled windows again to access the OneKey Recovery application. I was able to do the factory reinstall of the data from the recovery partition. This should have fixed everything - and it...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 4,609
Posted By Dark Rider
This thing is screwy. i was copying the...

This thing is screwy. i was copying the windows.old folder to a backup drive via USB and suddenly the pc crashed and told me the boot manager is missing.. trying to fix with the disk I used to...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 4,609
Posted By Dark Rider
True I suppose but both answers, yours and his,...

True I suppose but both answers, yours and his, do give good uses of the windows.old folder. Thanks.

It's not my PC, i'm working on it for a friend. In his case, a factory install with moving back...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Aug 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 4,609
Posted By Dark Rider
Wow. That's a serious bunch of steps. I'll give...

Wow. That's a serious bunch of steps. I'll give it a shot. Thanks.

I didn't know you could actually use the windows.old stuff to reinstall that stuff from - I thought it was more or less just a...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Aug 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 4,609
Posted By Dark Rider
How to use Windows.Old ?

I just got a new win 7 installed over a Lenovo C partition. I did back up this PC's documents and bookmarks. The owner, or lenovo has 30 gigs of stuff in his Windows.old file. ( Windows installer...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Aug 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 28,528
Posted By Dark Rider
Oh crap. Thanks, but that's not going to work. ...

Oh crap. Thanks, but that's not going to work.

What about making One Key Recovery work in safe mode? I get an error that says Driver Initialization Failed. Is there a way to find out what drivers...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Aug 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 28,528
Posted By Dark Rider
Repair install on Lenovo with One Key Recovery?

I'm working on a friends PC, a win 7 64 bit on a Lenovo Ideapad model B560. This thing has One Key Recovery installed.. Instead of having factory restore disks this tool recovers the system to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Aug 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By Dark Rider
But I have two connections on this one line and...

But I have two connections on this one line and we do not have any slowdowns - it's a steady 3.5 mbps on each computer. Now If I add another connection.. like my kids Wii wifi, then we start to see...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Aug 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By Dark Rider
How does a router work?

I ask because I have a 3548 kbps downstream DLS connection. I can download at 350 mbps which is full speed. My wife connected to the other port on the same router can also download at 350 mbps at the...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Aug 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 859
Posted By Dark Rider
Thanks but if this is the tool you're talking...

Thanks but if this is the tool you're talking about, it looks way beyond the scope of my project. AutoIt - AutoItScript (http://www.autoitscript.com/site/autoit/) It saiy, " if you ever written a...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Aug 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 859
Posted By Dark Rider
How do i capture a folder of registry keys and make then a exe batch?

I'm modifying an old game.. including patches, and modifications. I want to make my own installer using WinRar but WinRar doesn't do registry keys. I thought I'd make a self executing batch file with...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,910
Posted By Dark Rider
Thanks.. I'll take another look when I run it...

Thanks.. I'll take another look when I run it again tonight.
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,910
Posted By Dark Rider
I don't remember what we used before if...

I don't remember what we used before if anything.. I think I instructed these to connect without passwords, or to auto remember them.
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,910
Posted By Dark Rider
I'll have to run these after we go to bed...

I'll have to run these after we go to bed tonight. On my 200 gig hard drive I already ran an hour of it and it didn't get very far. On her 1 TB drive, this will take more than 8 hours for a full...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,910
Posted By Dark Rider
In that thread you wrote. I already...

In that thread you wrote.



I already tried this.. it's one of the solutions I came across over the last month. My two machines were both already set to this value.. but thanks.. and yes, both...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,910
Posted By Dark Rider
No. Windows firewalls are both normally used. She...

No. Windows firewalls are both normally used. She normally uses an anti virus thats on demand, i only use malwarebytes when needed but I prefer to use sandboxie and watch what i download.

I did my...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,910
Posted By Dark Rider
On the first method, i didn't get past step two....

On the first method, i didn't get past step two. On typing the command to access the folder in the Run box, from win 7 it could not find the IP/ folder.

On the second method, I got down to the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,910
Posted By Dark Rider
Sorry for keeping you waiting.. i was trying that...

Sorry for keeping you waiting.. i was trying that tutorial .. those two methods did not work.. I'll get back to that in my next post in a few minutes..

My win 7 laptop is both wired and wireless....
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Aug 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,910
Posted By Dark Rider
I have wired and wireless. Modem/Router is a...

I have wired and wireless. Modem/Router is a Netgear B90 ADSL2+Router ( same hardware as a Westell by another model number if I'm not mistaken)
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Aug 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,910
Posted By Dark Rider
Simple file sharing between Win 7 and Win XP has become a Nightmare

I spent a couple of days over a year ago trying to get my windows 7 64 bit laptop to simple file share with my wife's win xp 32 bit. Since then, something happened.. don't really know what.. I think...
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