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Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,567
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
Perhaps this is a brand nuance? I have a...

Perhaps this is a brand nuance?

I have a Western Digital MyBook and it spins down or, for lack of a more accurate description, sleeps when not accessed by the computer. Thus it remains cool and...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,150
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
I experience something similar with my desktop. ...

I experience something similar with my desktop. In my case the loud, singular pop is definitely emanating from the speakers and occurs at both boot-up or shutdown. Volume and mute have no control...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,567
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
Is that a typo? Here is one comparison that...

Is that a typo? Here is one comparison that indicates eSata is significantly faster than USB2: USB2 vs eSata (http://www.extremetech.com/article2/0,2845,2173844,00.asp)

What am I missing?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,567
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
Wow, that is one good looking external hard...

Wow, that is one good looking external hard drive!

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Never saw that one before. Looks like the Ferrari auto wallpaper images I use on my Win7 desktop.

Whether you keep it plugged in...
Forum: News 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,589
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
Makes sense from a marketing point of view. ...

Makes sense from a marketing point of view. Gotta generate a buzz to excite new sales.

Reminds me of the "NEW AND IMPROVED" label on my favorite laundry soap - wouldn't be using it if it...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5,640
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
Yes, correct. I received the same error and...

Yes, correct. I received the same error and after some back and forth discussion with others who received it and those who didn't, we all concluded that the error was not related to the unpacking...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 3,328
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
Those temperatures are very normal. Typically, 70...

Those temperatures are very normal. Typically, 70 is just about the hottest they can run without burning up. At 68, I might start to watch it.[/QUOTE]

I see. As someone who doesn't overclock I...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 3,328
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
Is it me or do those GPU and CPU temperatures...

Is it me or do those GPU and CPU temperatures look too hot? I have seen oil temperatures in aircraft engines within the range of the Core 1 CPU temperature.
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Nov 2009
Replies: 22
Views: 13,372
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
You didn't mention in your post if you enabled a...

You didn't mention in your post if you enabled a homegroup on your "base PC" and allowed the printer to be shared, and then connected to that homegroup with your laptop using the unique homegroup...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Nov 2009
Replies: 22
Views: 13,372
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
Actually, you shouldn't have to take that drastic...

Actually, you shouldn't have to take that drastic an action to clear the print queue - on the Win7 computer with the printer attached try opening the Devices and Printers off the Start menu and...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Nov 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 3,328
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
When was the last time you opened your case and...

When was the last time you opened your case and blew out all the dust? This may not help your current situation (as I, too, suspect your hard drive may be failing) but it may help your next hard...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Nov 2009
Replies: 182
Views: 17,692
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
Mary, I don't blame you for preferring to save...

Mary, I don't blame you for preferring to save the cash on upgrading and in your case I agree with you Ultimate is overkill and not worth the extra cost. You are not required by the license or the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 22
Views: 13,372
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
The latest HP Win7 driver did not solve my...

The latest HP Win7 driver did not solve my homegroup printing problem.

However, making a minor configuration change to the printer properties on the desktop PC sharing the printer (the one with...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 22
Views: 13,372
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
Hey, petacof, for the heck of it I checked the HP...

Hey, petacof, for the heck of it I checked the HP site and guess what? Both of our HP printer drivers for Win7 are now available as of yesterday (11/5).

I am going to install my Laserjet 1022...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 16,033
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
Regarding your "hidden" files, two...

Regarding your "hidden" files, two recommendations:

1) Take a look at the search indexing options to exclude specific folders, if these "hidden" folders are appearing in the folder structure of...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 35,044
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
My experience with the last few released builds...

My experience with the last few released builds of Firefox has been all positive under Win7 x64.

In using FF over the last four year I have found that in almost all cases a corrupted profile or a...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 27,579
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
Happy to read of your success. Thanks for the...

Happy to read of your success. Thanks for the follow-up.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 16,033
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
In the upper right corner of Windows Explorer...

In the upper right corner of Windows Explorer there should be a search box. Simply clicking inside that box produces a drop-down with advanced search options as links at the bottom of the drop-down:...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 14,256
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
Just an FYI since they are already gone but I...

Just an FYI since they are already gone but I suspect they may have been Acronis image files. Acronis also uses the VDM extension in their (at least) last two releases of True Image.

By chance...
Forum: Software 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 262
Views: 103,481
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
If all you are looking to do with this software...

If all you are looking to do with this software is create a backup image of your system drive and some day restore from the image, in my opinion you don't need to spend any money on payware imaging...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
I have never used ACDsee so I cannot answer this,...

I have never used ACDsee so I cannot answer this, but Picasa's photo viewer launches pretty quickly and does provide full navigation features when browsing a photo.
Forum: News 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 3,258
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
The release of SP1 alone will no doubt result in...

The release of SP1 alone will no doubt result in a bump in Win7 sales. Based on past experiences there are many users and perhaps some corporations who are delaying their purchases of Win7 until the...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
It may not be 64-bit but Google's Picasa works...

It may not be 64-bit but Google's Picasa works very well under Windows 7 x64 and I highly recommend giving it an eval. Over the last 6 months Google introduced facial recognition features into...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 3,514
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
Happy to read of your success, Daniel. I...

Happy to read of your success, Daniel.

I have been a big fan of xplorer2 for a few years now. Interesting to note that the author of this utility actually does NOT recommend choosing the option...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,012
Posted By BeechV35Pilot
At the very least you can delete the drivers...

At the very least you can delete the drivers folder from Dell. I can attest to it being a temporary location that is doing nothing but taking up space.
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