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Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jun 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,761
Posted By NormanLaw
I've just had a re-think of my setup process. I...

I've just had a re-think of my setup process. I had originally given the two devices the same SSID and the reception downstairs was no better. This led me to assume that I was still connecting to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jun 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,761
Posted By NormanLaw
How to add a second wireless access point

My job, when I was at work, was in IT. I have a great deal of experience with networks but wasn't involved with wireless at that time. My only experience of wireless networks is at home.

I...
Forum: Tutorials 21 Apr 2012
Replies: 1,742
Views: 4,209,901
Posted By NormanLaw
Another 7 hours of installing updates and SP1 but...

Another 7 hours of installing updates and SP1 but all done now. There were over 100 updates and that was before SP1 was given as an option. When I tried to download them all and install them as a...
Forum: Drivers 21 Apr 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 15,312
Posted By NormanLaw
My experience was similar. Had ATIH from version...

My experience was similar. Had ATIH from version 9 without any issues. Decided to upgrade to 2012, for their SYNC option. That option was total crap and I had all sorts of problems with disk...
Forum: Drivers 20 Apr 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 15,312
Posted By NormanLaw
OK, all finished and problem solved. Can now see...

OK, all finished and problem solved. Can now see USB disks and cards in the card reader(s). Thanks for your help.
Forum: Tutorials 20 Apr 2012
Replies: 1,742
Views: 4,209,901
Posted By NormanLaw
OK, it's just re-booted and preparing computer...

OK, it's just re-booted and preparing computer for first use so not as bad this time. Total time for RI 9.5 hours.

Just off for some grub so will complete it a bit later. Will report back fully...
Forum: Tutorials 20 Apr 2012
Replies: 1,742
Views: 4,209,901
Posted By NormanLaw
Thanks for replying. The "Gathering Files,...

Thanks for replying.

The "Gathering Files, Settings and Programs" step finished about 45 minutes ago (after 8.5 hours). It then started expanding files and re-booted at 18%. When it restarted...
Forum: Tutorials 20 Apr 2012
Replies: 1,742
Views: 4,209,901
Posted By NormanLaw
I'm part way through the repair install. I'm at...

I'm part way through the repair install. I'm at the point where the installer finished copying Windows files and is gathering Files, Settings and Programs.
...
Forum: Drivers 20 Apr 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 15,312
Posted By NormanLaw
I'm part way through the repair install. I'm at...

I'm part way through the repair install. I'm at the point where the installer finished copying Windows files and is gathering Files, Settings and Programs.
...
Forum: Drivers 19 Apr 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 15,312
Posted By NormanLaw
Thanks again Hammerhead. I'll have a proper read...

Thanks again Hammerhead. I'll have a proper read and keep this next to me (on my netbook) when I do this tomorrow. Too late in the UK this evening to start it now.

I'll let you know how it goes....
Forum: Drivers 19 Apr 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 15,312
Posted By NormanLaw
Thanks for the reply. I have already...

Thanks for the reply.

I have already performed all the fixes mentioned in the Acronis forums. I have used the ATIH2012 cleanup tool and fixed the registry entries that loaded the two errant disk...
Forum: Drivers 19 Apr 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 15,312
Posted By NormanLaw
USB Mass storage devices not working - including card readers

Some while back I installed Acronis True Image Home 2012 on my Win7 64 bit PC. It is a backup solution that would have satisfied my backup requirements at the time. I immediately found a problem...
Forum: Gadgets 08 Oct 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 9,040
Posted By NormanLaw
Not sure that's correct. My calendar gadget...

Not sure that's correct. My calendar gadget shows no data (Win 7 64 bit Ultimate) but my wife's laptop (Win 7 64 bit Home Premium) does. Both have IE9 installed.

Anyone else got a solution?
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Feb 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 6,067
Posted By NormanLaw
It was some time ago now but, from memory:- ...

It was some time ago now but, from memory:-

You will need to do a custom install and on that screen there is an option to load other drivers. These can be loaded from a CD or a memory stick so...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 24,124
Posted By NormanLaw
As Scott said, no problems after performing the 2...

As Scott said, no problems after performing the 2 commands. Just remember to substitute the %PROGRAMFILES% with %ProgramFiles(x86)% if you're in a 64 bit environment.
Forum: Virtualization 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 12,810
Posted By NormanLaw
Do 64 bit drivers exist for the SCSI cards even...

Do 64 bit drivers exist for the SCSI cards even though there are none for the scanners?

If there are then XP mode should see the hardware and your 32 bit scanner drivers should work in XP mode. I...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,540
Posted By NormanLaw
Yes, added to the exception list but no change.

Yes, added to the exception list but no change.
Forum: Virtualization 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 26,391
Posted By NormanLaw
Thanks Jimbo I can use the scanners OK...

Thanks Jimbo

I can use the scanners OK within the virtual desktop. I was just hoping that there was a way to 'auto attach' so that I didn't need to open the desktop and then run the scanning...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,540
Posted By NormanLaw
No, I'd already tried that. It's still the same....

No, I'd already tried that. It's still the same. :(
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,540
Posted By NormanLaw
Web site rendering issue with IE8

I have a couple of web sites. One is used for family matters and includes genealogy pages. I have always checked compatibility with both Firefox and Internet Explorer. My brother, who is a Mac user,...
Forum: Virtualization 02 Nov 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 26,391
Posted By NormanLaw
Attaching USB devices in XP mode

When clicking on an XPM application in Windows 7 it runs in a 'seamless' window i.e. no virtual desktop. If that application relies on a device connected to a USB port the device cannot be seen. If...
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Nov 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 24,124
Posted By NormanLaw
Just a note to say that this worked fine with one...

Just a note to say that this worked fine with one proviso.

In a 64 bit environment the Bonjour directory is in "Program Files (x86)" so %programfiles% does not find the correct location.

Run...
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Nov 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 24,124
Posted By NormanLaw
Thanks torrentg and srq2625 I've cut and...

Thanks torrentg and srq2625

I've cut and pasted the fix into a text document on my desktop so I can find it quickly when I need it. I have several more Adobe apps and iTunes to install yet so...
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Nov 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 24,124
Posted By NormanLaw
Thanks for that. Whilst waiting I realised that...

Thanks for that. Whilst waiting I realised that I had also installed Adobe Photoshop CS3 earlier than Dreamweaver so I decided to restore to an even earlier point. This has cured my immediate...
Forum: Virtualization 02 Nov 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 28,243
Posted By NormanLaw
You're a star. Works perfectly now. Simple...

You're a star. Works perfectly now. Simple really, why didn't I think of that? :p
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