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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Jun 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By borate
WUD hang (updated)

Info no longer applicable. Delete function not available.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By borate
Looks just the same to me... Windows...

Looks just the same to me...

Windows Activation Technologies-->
HrOffline: 0x00000000
HrOnline: 0x80072F8F
HealthStatus: 0x0000000000000000
Event Time Stamp: 12:31:2019 13:59
ActiveX:...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By borate
I spotted that Roy. KB 971033 isn't listed as...

I spotted that Roy.
KB 971033 isn't listed as an installed WUdate. Yet when an install of the file is attempted W7 reports that it is already installed.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By borate
Odd Roy. Date and time are right on the money -...

Odd Roy. Date and time are right on the money - synchronized with Time.Windows.com.
Seems to be working normally now??
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By borate
See above, Roy. WUD appears to be fetching...

See above, Roy. WUD appears to be fetching normally now.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By borate
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0): ...

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key:...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By borate
Thanks for checking Roy, bs

Thanks for checking Roy, bs
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By borate
Neither ESET or MWBytes detected problems. The...

Neither ESET or MWBytes detected problems. The MGA tool reports that all is legit and licensed.

When WUD was accessed once again, 19 recommended updates and a half-dozen optional files were...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By borate
WUD hang

No updates received since 5/9, and no changes to the O/S since that time.

WU repair tool (the one from MS, not the one linked from Online Computer Repair | Reimage PC Repair | Windows Repair |...
Forum: Sound & Audio 22 Oct 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,985
Posted By borate
Same RealTek here, and but for a few occasions...

Same RealTek here, and but for a few occasions with Win 7 my experience with NVidia video driver installations was your experience. It didn't affect audio.

I am not using the virtual driver. ...
Forum: Sound & Audio 22 Oct 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,985
Posted By borate
NVidia install disables start-up sound

NVidia video driver also installs NV high-def audio drivers, which disables Win 7's start-up sound, yet all other sound is fine. (Realtek audio driver feeds the speakers.)

Yes, "Play start-up...
Forum: Virtualization 20 Jun 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 12,108
Posted By borate
Wise advice. And though BIOS updating has gotten...

Wise advice. And though BIOS updating has gotten more reliable and easier I share your apparent caution on not performing it unless necessary. I vaguely recall a manufacturer mention that advocated...
Forum: Virtualization 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 12,108
Posted By borate
Dang! Overlooked this in both my manual and the...

Dang! Overlooked this in both my manual and the interface, until you explicitly pointed it out. There' a SCROLL BAR that I ignored. Interestingly, after XP mode was reinstalled, with...
Forum: Virtualization 18 Jun 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 12,108
Posted By borate
Enable Hardware Virtualization

It seems I recall there was a setting for hardware virtualization in the BIOS but when I upgraded the BIOS that setting is no longer seen. This Asus P8P67LE is supposed to have it built in,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Nov 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,398
Posted By borate
Existing firmware was 3.02, allegedly responsible...

Existing firmware was 3.02, allegedly responsible for the problem. Update is 3.55, hopefully the fix. So far so good.

Corazon's comment, above, was insightful. The older IDE optical drives here...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Nov 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 7,327
Posted By borate
Thanks for the effort. Hopefully solved by...

Thanks for the effort. Hopefully solved by virtue of a firmware update to the SSD drive.
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Nov 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,398
Posted By borate
That's fine. At times the corruption wouldn't...

That's fine. At times the corruption wouldn't occur for days. I was planning to close this thread in a week or so, after being convinced that the fault was indeed solved.

And thanks for the good...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Nov 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,398
Posted By borate
I used DISKPART to allegedly make a bootable...

I used DISKPART to allegedly make a bootable flash drive. No joy in simply running the OCZ file at boot. Knowing nothing of Ubuntu, I won't pursue the USB Installer option further.

Thanks for...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Nov 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,398
Posted By borate
Thanks for checking in, Jumanji. The download is...

Thanks for checking in, Jumanji. The download is an SSD firmware update from the OCZ-Vertex site, so it should be valid.

Per your suggestion I burned the ISO to a DVD/RW. Same result.

Then I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Nov 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,398
Posted By borate
ISO CD can't see optical drives

Marvel controller and SATA mode are both set to IDE.
The ISO firmware update was burned to two disks using different software - to be certain that they were good, and further verified for...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Nov 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 7,327
Posted By borate
It is aligned, likely by W7 at install. ...

It is aligned, likely by W7 at install.

Later findings revealed that the corruption occurs not only at boot, but at random times as well - one being at 3 in the morning while in SLEEP mode.
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Nov 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 7,327
Posted By borate
I followed your suggestion, DustSailor, and...

I followed your suggestion, DustSailor, and happened upon a forum where other Vertex2 users listed similar complaints.

As the fault crops up ONLY during restarts, there was speculation that it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Nov 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 7,327
Posted By borate
Verifies "no errors." Total...

Verifies "no errors."



Total W7/SP1/all updates over-install just last week.



Done. None found, except when the problem occurs.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Nov 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 7,327
Posted By borate
NTFS corruption

Win7/SP1 (64) and OCZ-Vertex2 solid state drive (C:) running in AHCI mode.

Random, occasional NTFS corruption that automatically invokes CHKDSK at next boot, but takes only a minute to repair. ...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 26 Oct 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 3,108
Posted By borate
Gave it a go, per Fix a corrupted user profile...

Gave it a go, per Fix a corrupted user profile (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/fix-a-corrupted-user-profile)

Created a new account. Copied old <username> folder, changed permissions...
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