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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Aug 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By dragotron
thanks! hope it works this time! the last one...

thanks! hope it works this time! the last one wasn't this straight forward it said I had to change something in the registry.... this seems like it should work.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Aug 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By dragotron
Your System Has Been Automatically Updated.... HOW DO I STOP THIS!!!

I searched online for this once before after losing work when Windows restarted in the middle of the night ALL BY ITSELF. And I found a tutorial that supposedly fixed this but it didn't work... and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 May 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,309
Posted By dragotron
Think my Hard drive just crashed! What to do?

What can I do? I have important stuff on that drive for work.

Is it really toast?

Heres the story.

Its a Western Digital 320 GB a few years old. It's been in a USB enclosure on top of my...
Forum: Customization 02 Mar 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,206
Posted By dragotron
anyonez?

anyonez?
Forum: Customization 28 Feb 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,206
Posted By dragotron
Open Dialog Box Customizing side links...

WHenever I go to open a file in most programs. Windows 7 has a standard window. On the left side there are always 5 links

-Recent Search
-Desktop
-Libraries
-Computer
-Network

I'm just...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 7,014
Posted By dragotron
I downloaded the one from WD and it wouldn`t run...

I downloaded the one from WD and it wouldn`t run saying something about Cable Error. Whatever that means... I read that false positives were common with WD diagnostic tools
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Feb 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 8,999
Posted By dragotron
Same thing happened to me with Defraggler! But I...

Same thing happened to me with Defraggler! But I went from 120GB of free space to 24 GB!! I deleted latest restore point (shadow copies) and it freed up 40 GB.. but i'm still down 80 GB.... so that...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 7,014
Posted By dragotron
thanks!

My biggest concern was that my drive was screwed.. can anyone make sense of this chkdsk report that I got from a scan today while I was out?:

Is this good? bad?



Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 7,014
Posted By dragotron
I forgot to mention that the drive in question...

I forgot to mention that the drive in question (thats filling up) is my E: drive... my secondary drive.

However, Rich, thank you for the advice... I ran disk cleanup and it gave me 40 more GB of...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Feb 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,730
Posted By dragotron
Thanks guys! I just ran the registry edit......

Thanks guys! I just ran the registry edit... Maybe I should turn off the automatic updates too but think i'll wait and see.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 7,014
Posted By dragotron
Losing Disk space AFTER Defrag

:cry:

I recently bought a 1TB drive. And swiftly filled it up to 870GB. So I went and deleted 20GB of stuff and decided to defrag it for the first time.

I used Defraggler and I noticed that as...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Feb 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,730
Posted By dragotron
Automatic Updates & Stopping Automatic Restarts

How do I prevent Automatic restarts after important updates? I want my computer to be updated when theres an important update. I want to be told my computer was updated and needs to be restarted.
...
Forum: Customization 15 Jan 2010
Replies: 61
Views: 102,765
Posted By dragotron
I finally got this working with mysticthumbs, had...

I finally got this working with mysticthumbs, had to reboot a couple times. and it doesn't change the icons on your desktop.. only in explorer
Forum: Customization 15 Jan 2010
Replies: 61
Views: 102,765
Posted By dragotron
for images its very handy... especially large...

for images its very handy... especially large images that you don't want to have to open photoshop to view. But for me its small images... i use my library of alpha images (small icons) in zbrush and...
Forum: Microsoft Office 03 Dec 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 7,446
Posted By dragotron
Outlook 2010 can I share PST files over a network?

I have a home office where I have sharing set up on many folders and homegroups etc... I was wondering... can I use the same PST file for my Outlooks contacts, mail, etc... and would they both update...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Dec 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,741
Posted By dragotron
I think i'm going to take your advices and hold...

I think i'm going to take your advices and hold off on upgrading entirely for now.... and getting myself a new monitor. Since this one is craaaap. I'll be back. or just use the advice given if I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Dec 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,741
Posted By dragotron
Thanks for the tips all...could you guys...

Thanks for the tips all...could you guys recommend a motherboard CPU combo maybe? something that i might get in a couple months? something affordable but still good? that I could use with my current...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Dec 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,741
Posted By dragotron
Upgrading.. what CPU?

Hi, well i'm finding this site has the most knowledgable and helpful people in many factors so wanted to ask this here...

I have an ASUS P5NE-SLI and in it a Core 2 Duo CPU e7200 2.53 ghz... I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Dec 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By dragotron
Thanks guys! I got it working through the...

Thanks guys! I got it working through the router...! Quite easy.
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Dec 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By dragotron
iseeuu, is VPN hard to setup? Whats the...

iseeuu, is VPN hard to setup? Whats the advantages over regular sharing?

Guarant...could I set a filter so only my one computer is blocked internet access? What might that option be called.. i'm...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Dec 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By dragotron
Wireless Internet, Wired Network...

Hi all, thought this is the best place to ask...

Is there a way to plug my computer into my LAN and have access to my home network but avoid using its internet access altogether? So that I can use...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,417
Posted By dragotron
Hi; Wireshark is a great program, but I would...

Hi;
Wireshark is a great program, but I would not try to use it to troubleshoot if you don't already know your way around with it. It's complex and will probably raise more questions than it...
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Nov 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,417
Posted By dragotron
OK, so I ran wireshark and pressed Capture......

OK, so I ran wireshark and pressed Capture... still not connected, doesn't seem to be monitoring anyting but it says Capture In Progress at the bottom...
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Nov 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,417
Posted By dragotron
OK, thanks.. I guess i'll have to wait for it to...

OK, thanks.. I guess i'll have to wait for it to happen again. The minute I went to troubleshoot it after your message yesterday the network popped up :)
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Nov 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,417
Posted By dragotron
Network problems

how do I troubleshoot this...

I have two computers and I use them both a lot. They are both for work. I have Input Defender to allow me to use my mouse on both screens. Unfortunately, quite often...
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