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Forum: Graphic Cards 12 May 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By boweasel
I think I hear the music from The Twilight Zone...

I think I hear the music from The Twilight Zone in the background....

I hooked the laptop up to an external monitor - same red concentric circles on the desktop, and same red color for the DOS...
Forum: Graphic Cards 12 May 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By boweasel
Strange Concentric Circles on Desktop

I have no idea if this is a graphics problem or not, but the desktop display has broken concentric red circles on it.

This is an HP Pavilion g7-1158nr running W7HP SP1 64. I just updated the...
Forum: System Security 25 Apr 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By boweasel
It's not the downloads - they are usually concert...

It's not the downloads - they are usually concert footage of rock or jazz bands. Sometimes they are in multipart rar files. Invariably they're using a hoster like rapidgator or datafile or...
Forum: System Security 25 Apr 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By boweasel
Any Method to Kill an Individual IE11 Task Without Killing Them All?

I regularly have multiple tab open in the IE11 address bar, and quite often I'm downloading something. Once a week or so I'll get a new tab or a new window telling me that my ISP has detected...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Apr 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By boweasel
It's pretty much impossible to keep my system...

It's pretty much impossible to keep my system specs current, since I have so many computers. This one happens to a 64 bit HP G62 Notebook running Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 with 3 GB of RAM. I'm...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 22 Apr 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By boweasel
You've lost me a little. And some of that is my...

You've lost me a little. And some of that is my fault - if I have IE11 open with 3 tabs and I open another tab, that tab will open with only the top half of the Back button visible - just like the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 22 Apr 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By boweasel
IE11 Back Button Halfway Below The Horizon

I don't know if anybody's ever encountered this, but occasionally my 'back' button looks like a sun that getting ready to set. If I close all the tabs and reopen IE, everything is fine. Many times...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Apr 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 633
Posted By boweasel
I have another Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit...

I have another Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit tower. I can't remember the brand - I think it's an HP, but the motherboard went bad after about 13 months - just long enough to be out of warranty. ...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Apr 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 633
Posted By boweasel
So this 8GB Windows 7 tower is essentially a big...

So this 8GB Windows 7 tower is essentially a big paperweight....
My Dad will not put any more money into this. If the kid cut some corners on his install, who knows what else he was less than...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Apr 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 633
Posted By boweasel
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0): ...

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->
Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key:...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Apr 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 633
Posted By boweasel
You've lost me with the last sentence about the #...

You've lost me with the last sentence about the # icon and the code box, but here is the report

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Apr 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 633
Posted By boweasel
Before I do a complete reinstall, I have a couple...

Before I do a complete reinstall, I have a couple questions:


Even since he started getting the occasional BSOD and the 'display driver stopped responding and has recovered' messages, this tower...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 633
Posted By boweasel
Found my Dell W7 x64 disk. I got the press any...

Found my Dell W7 x64 disk. I got the press any key to boot from CD and I got the language selection screen, but no mouse. I did use the keyboard to toggle to 'Repair my computer', but when I...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 633
Posted By boweasel
I went to programs and features in the control...

I went to programs and features in the control panel and uninstalled everything AMD related - there were 2 items - one was a control center and I can't recall the other. It wanted a restart which I...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 633
Posted By boweasel
This situation has gone from bad to worse... ...

This situation has gone from bad to worse...
After following your suggestions greg, the computer seems to be totally unresponsive. After the first normal restart I got the desktop with all it's...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 633
Posted By boweasel
I don't know what to tell you - I once again...

I don't know what to tell you - I once again started in safe mode, used DDU to remove the display driver. The removal process wants a restart. I did that and saw it install a Standard VGA Graphics...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 633
Posted By boweasel
Followed your instructions I uninstalled...

Followed your instructions

I uninstalled using DDU
Downloaded and installed 14-4-win7-win8-win8.1-64-dd-ccc-whql
The AMD Catalyst Install Manager gave me 'Failures Occurred During...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Apr 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 633
Posted By boweasel
Unknown and Random BSOD

This is a post about my Dad's PC. It's a tower he had some kid build it a couple years ago - it's a 64 bit W7 Home Premium with 8GB of RAM and he's experiencing random BSODs as well as display...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Nov 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By boweasel
Yes, it did. Thank you. I never would have...

Yes, it did. Thank you. I never would have guessed that whole unwieldy dragging business. Makes me wonder why Microsoft thought it was a good idea. And why none of the Microsoft sites mentioned...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Nov 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By boweasel
Need Help With Documents Search

This is embarrassing! I was well versed in library-like searches in XP, but I've never been able to fathom the same simple things in W7.

In XP I could bring up my documents and easily display...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Nov 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By boweasel
Thanks David. I'm in the same position as the...

Thanks David. I'm in the same position as the poster in the link you gave me. I do not need to reinstall and I have found that with good lighting and a magnifying glass I can see the complete 25...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Nov 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By boweasel
Aren't virtually all PCs OEM? If you go to a...

Aren't virtually all PCs OEM? If you go to a retail store and buy a PC I assume you're getting an OEM machine. What are non-OEM PCs? The ones you build yourself like an erector set? What is that -...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Nov 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By boweasel
Certificate of Authenticity Product Key Question(s)

I have an HP something-or-other (what happened to the days when the manufacturers actually put the model name on the chassis? This has nothing beyond the letters G62), laptop running 64 bit W7 Home...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By boweasel
Thanks, greg. I'd forgotten about Dell's F12...

Thanks, greg. I'd forgotten about Dell's F12 being part of the Boot Menu, and like an idiot I'd been pressing F11. Now that you've pointed me in the right direction... It passes all the Diagnostics...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By boweasel
The last listed driver has somehow changed - when...

The last listed driver has somehow changed - when I first tried safe mode the other day the screen was completely filled with drivers. I cannot recall just which driver was at the bottom of the...
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