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Forum: Sound & Audio 28 Feb 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Sorry for the delay in replying The...

Sorry for the delay in replying

The diagnosis was spot on. The 'enthusiastic amateur' (the one before me that is :-) ) who took it apart forgot to plug the speaker cable into the mobo. 22 screws...
Forum: Sound & Audio 22 Feb 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Hopefully not a defective sound chip if the...

Hopefully not a defective sound chip if the headphones work?
Still I suppose its just an on board amplifier
Thx. I'll go get a screwdriver :-(
Forum: Sound & Audio 22 Feb 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Thanks for the interest and apologies for the...

Thanks for the interest and apologies for the confusion.

Headphones into audio jack (next to microphone jack)
Speakers (the ones that don't work) are the internal speakers.

I dont have any...
Forum: Sound & Audio 22 Feb 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Correct. but it only has one entry Raeltek High...

Correct. but it only has one entry
Raeltek High Definition Audio
Default Device (And of course, the green tick)
Forum: Sound & Audio 22 Feb 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By Rincewindwiz
I have an icon in the task bar that opens realtek...

I have an icon in the task bar that opens realtek HD audio manager. There I can open Volume mixer whiuch shows volume controls for all devices (speakers) and applicaitons (currently firefox, chrome...
Forum: Sound & Audio 21 Feb 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By Rincewindwiz
No sounds form speakers. Audio jack works fine.

2nd hand HP G56 running windows 7. Audio has never worked.
No sounds from speakers. Sound from audio jack (but sometimes crackles).
Realtek audio. Latest drivers installed.
Master control is set...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Dec 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Thank you for the thoughts. It is a...

Thank you for the thoughts.
It is a (relatively) small SSD partitioned with 100GB as the boot drive. So originally there was about 15% spare

The repair install didn't grumble at any stage and, at...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Dec 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Well lack of disk space was the problem MS says...

Well lack of disk space was the problem
MS says somewhere 16 GB is OK but it failed as above.
I tried again with 21GB and it failed again

Fortunately its a partitioned drive so I chucked some...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Dec 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By Rincewindwiz
W7 Ultimate repair install last phase: Setup cannot continue

Windows 7 Ultimate installation not working properly.
Symptoms: Windows unstable; cant always get task manager to start; Windows explorer hangs; Safeboot with networking produces BSOD when when...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Sep 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Interesting thought (about the walls) but sadly...

Interesting thought (about the walls) but sadly not the problem. the visible SSIDs do not change when I move it 3 feet the other side of the other PC where it faces an open window. The 'other' PC is...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Sep 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By Rincewindwiz
New card made no noticeable difference. PCs...

New card made no noticeable difference.

PCs are 2 feet apart pointing in the same direction

Now I agree that, in theory, there just may be something in the way of one Pc and not the other but...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Sep 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By Rincewindwiz
OK Sorry for the delay in replying but I've been...

OK Sorry for the delay in replying but I've been busy and also had a couple of goes but failed to press send!!
High Power setting makes no difference.
Cant find any wireless adapter settings that...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Sep 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By Rincewindwiz
No signs of another port. Mind you the PCI card...

No signs of another port. Mind you the PCI card is very easy to get out - (only 2 screws) so I suppose there might be one deep inside. Last resort that!
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Sep 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By Rincewindwiz
off down the pub for a friday night noggin but I...

off down the pub for a friday night noggin but I will then try to fiddle with the card.
finally got Wireless working on another HP Pc and it reports 13 SSIDs whereas this PC gets 4.

Busy weekend...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Sep 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By Rincewindwiz
External Antenna which comes with its own...

External Antenna which comes with its own wireless card and is connected to the USB port.
They are excellent for boosting weak wifi signals.
I use a TurboTenna NextG USB-Yagi Power WiFi Antenna...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Sep 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Hi Thanks for the thoughts Clean Startup -...

Hi

Thanks for the thoughts
Clean Startup - no difference
Safe + networking - no difference
Linux - More of a problem. Wireless not loaded on startup. Loaded wireless drivers but still could not...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Sep 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Wifi Signal dropped by 60% - 70%

Hi
Windows 7 64 bit running (more or less) happily for a year or so.
Used via ethernet in one location and wifi in occasional other location (via an external antenna).
When I try wireless in the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jun 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 35,207
Posted By Rincewindwiz
I might give it a go - but I really want a hassle...

I might give it a go - but I really want a hassle free minimum effort maintenance tool and learning something new is never that however easy and good it might be.

Still I'll have a bit of time now...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Jun 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 35,207
Posted By Rincewindwiz
2013 - because its what I use 2007 becaiuse I...

2013 - because its what I use
2007 becaiuse I have an excel software product and 2007 is the lowest common denominator of Excel's the product supports and I need to develo in 2007 (to avoid...
Forum: Microsoft Office 16 Jun 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 5,142
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Never got that far!! No bootstrapper, no error,...

Never got that far!!
No bootstrapper, no error, nothing!
Anyay it history now Turned out to be a conflict with other versions of Office that had previously happly coexisted.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Jun 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 35,207
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Well that was fun. What a waste of time. 1....

Well that was fun. What a waste of time.
1. Uninstalled Office 2013 (Mr Fixit again) This damaged Office 2010 and 2007 so they would not work properly. Rebooted
2 Installed MSO 2013 - OK
3...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Jun 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 35,207
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Indeed so - though why now is a mystery. They...

Indeed so - though why now is a mystery. They were not there last time (Before the last reinstall)

A number of web poages suggest there may be some interaction with Office 2010 so I'll get rid of...
Forum: Microsoft Office 16 Jun 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 5,142
Posted By Rincewindwiz
And what next when you do this and don't get the...

And what next when you do this and don't get the repair options?

I get the red edged Office window with a message about preparing files or something and then after 1 - 2 seconds window goes and...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Jun 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 35,207
Posted By Rincewindwiz
OK - survived another weekend :-) So in case...

OK - survived another weekend :-)

So in case the error about SP1 not installed was relevant, I have uninstalled Office 2013 (I have to use Fixit 'cos it does not uninstall completely)
Then I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Jun 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 35,207
Posted By Rincewindwiz
Well I donk know what is happening with Office...

Well I donk know what is happening with Office Repair. So I googled away, found and downloaded Microsoft Office Configuration Analyzer (Offcat), installed it and ran it

Well that was actually...
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