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Forum: Graphic Cards 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By websquad
To clarify, I want to use my machine with three...

To clarify, I want to use my machine with three 19" monitors and Window 7's "Extend desktop to this display" option for these multiple displays. Although I may occasionally dip my toe into a YouTube...
Forum: Graphic Cards 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By websquad
Confused about PCI slots!

I have a Dell Optiplex 745 Minitower:


Intel Core 2 Duo MPU
305W power supply
Four PCI slots
8GB RAM DDR2
Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit

PSI Slots:
Forum: Software 19 Apr 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By websquad
Apparently I have NO program that opens ISO...

Apparently I have NO program that opens ISO files. I'd prefer to have something from Microsoft, but, alas, there is nothing there, and I have no recollection of deleting any such file.
Forum: Software 19 Apr 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By websquad
I've come to the conclusion that I do not have...

I've come to the conclusion that I do not have any software on my Windows 7 system to burn an ISO image to a DVD disk, and also I've concluded that apparently everyone else in the world with Windows...
Forum: Software 19 Apr 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By websquad
Confused!

Alas, I followed the instructions, and when I right-clicked on the .iso file name, the menu came up with "Open with..." highlighted in bold font; Got the message "Windows can't open this file" I...
Forum: Software 19 Apr 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By websquad
Burn DVD from ISO file

I have Windows 7/Pro 64-bit. Need to burn an ISO image on a DVD disk to make it bootable. Is there something I can download from Microsoft to do this? Another source?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Apr 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 629
Posted By websquad
Buying used PC: Does it have a good product key

I'm about to buy a used PC (via Craig's List) from someone I do not know, with Windows 7 installed. It's an older machine, and there is no Microsoft sticker on the back. Using My Computer > System...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By websquad
Passes chkdsk -- still have problems.

I finally got chkdsk to run; the problem was that I tried to execute chkdsk c: \F when it should have been chkdsk d: \F -- because when you run Safe Boot (via F8 key when BIOS is loading) and select...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By websquad
My problem is with a laptop equipped with one...

My problem is with a laptop equipped with one 5400rpm hard disk; no SSD involved (my SSD, soon to be two, is on my tower machine.
In an attempt to unpack an ISO file using a utility from Daemon...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By websquad
Can't get chkdsk to run...

I need to run chkdsk /F on my system (C) drive, and thus far I've been thwarted. I've tried two ways:
In windows explorer, right click drive C and select properties > tools > Error checking. A...
Forum: Sound & Audio 01 Dec 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By websquad
Got the response "Troubleshooting couldn't...

Got the response "Troubleshooting couldn't identify the problem."

NEW INFORMATION: I remembered a front panel audio jack -- plugged into that, and sound works fine. So it is a hardware...
Forum: Sound & Audio 30 Nov 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By websquad
Tried that. It uninstalled the drivers, and,...

Tried that. It uninstalled the drivers, and, after a restart, a pop-up indicated that the drivers were (re)installed. Still no sound. I unplugged the speakers, and that was accompanied by static...
Forum: Sound & Audio 30 Nov 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By websquad
Sound no longer works

After the last update from MS, my sound no longer works. I rolled back to the last restore point, and then to the one just prior to that. Still doesn't work. I've changed no drivers in a long, long...
Forum: Drivers 02 Jun 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By websquad
Win 7 Printer Dev Driver Issue

Am running Windows 7 with all the latest fixes/patches/SP. My printer is an HP Officejet Pro 8500 A909g Series printer. I've just added a second paper tray to the printer; however, to get the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Dec 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,083
Posted By websquad
How do I disable desktop's built-in WiFi?

Running Windows 7 and want to disable a desktop's built-in WiFi, which starts during bootup. How do I do that? :huh:
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Dec 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By websquad
I was running a Western Digital Raptor 150GB...

I was running a Western Digital Raptor 150GB drive that runs at 10,000 rpm and had an "experience" index of only 5.9 for the primary hard disk. When I changed that to a SanDisk "Extreme" SSD, it...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 4,304
Posted By websquad
Don't know what lusrmgr.msc is (I assume it is a...

Don't know what lusrmgr.msc is (I assume it is a command that I would execute from a command window when started as an administrator) ... and don't know the command syntex.
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 4,304
Posted By websquad
Got caught up with a more pressing job for last...

Got caught up with a more pressing job for last few days ... and to defer working on this. Here is the "Local Users and Groups" from "Computer Management" (.png file attached)... Yep, the file I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Oct 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 4,304
Posted By websquad
I think that the issue is that just after I...

I think that the issue is that just after I installed Windows 7, I changed the name of the built-in administrator account to "Bob" -- because before I created the "Administrator" account there was...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Oct 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 4,304
Posted By websquad
Ah, it gets interesting now. Before I tried to...

Ah, it gets interesting now. Before I tried to delete it, I renamed the account from "Administrator" to "Delete Me" ... That's when I started to try to delete the account. Prodded by your response,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Oct 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 4,304
Posted By websquad
Cannot delete a second administrative user account

I have two user accounts


"Bob"
"Delete Me"

Both are administrative accounts; I just installed "Delete Me" today and no longer need it. Neither has a password.

While logged on as "Bob" I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Sep 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By websquad
Got message "Could not find this item.... This is...

Got message "Could not find this item.... This is no longer located in c:\Users\Bob\Desktop. Verify the items location and try again.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Sep 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By websquad
Help needed -- Remove shortcut for software no longer on system

Win 7 Pro 64 bit: Can't remove desktop shortcut for software that has otherwise been uninstalled from the system ... any ideas?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Aug 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,168
Posted By websquad
To me "dump" means that Windows has detected a...

To me "dump" means that Windows has detected a fault in the operating system, a device driver, or a hardware component, and halts all activities (the screen is frozen, but not "blue," and the mouse...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Aug 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,168
Posted By websquad
I recently did a Clean Reinstall with the Windows...

I recently did a Clean Reinstall with the Windows 7 update disk (the only one I have); it went fine.

The only problem I have is that since last month when I replaced my "C" drive (a Western...
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