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Forum: General Discussion 30 Jan 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,569
Posted By jwalk
Going on the information given, I'd guess that...

Going on the information given, I'd guess that either your PC or your sound system (if separate) is not properly grounded, and thus susceptible to electrical noise and interference.

In a case like...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jan 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 15,660
Posted By jwalk
Alternatively, Windows (AFAIK) only recognizes...

Alternatively, Windows (AFAIK) only recognizes the FAT and NTFS filesystems. I have a second HDD in my computer with Linux Mint on it, formatted EXT4, and my Windows 7 install doesn't see the drive...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Nov 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 15,669
Posted By jwalk
Not Internet Explorer - Explorer. I don't use IE...

Not Internet Explorer - Explorer. I don't use IE for anything. At all. Ever.

To whomever it was that suggested I unselect "launch each folder in a separate process" - it wasn't selected to begin...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jan 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,262
Posted By jwalk
I haven't exactly ruled it out, it's just...

I haven't exactly ruled it out, it's just unlikely that I'll go that route.

The eye-catching ad for the Aurora doesn't tell you, though, that they're showing you the potential upgrades, not the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jan 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,262
Posted By jwalk
They're their own thing, as best I can tell:...

They're their own thing, as best I can tell: CyberPower PC. - Custom Built Gaming PC and Gaming Laptops (http://www.cyberpowerpc.com/)

Based out of California, and they have dozens of models of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jan 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,262
Posted By jwalk
I don't really do much right now with my computer...

I don't really do much right now with my computer but browse online and send emails, watch movies, and play whatever games I can get to run on a P4 with an Nvidia 9400GT PCI card. I'd definitely be...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jan 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,262
Posted By jwalk
Looking for opinions on this PC.

My desktop PC is getting on in years - it's a 3GHz P4 I bought back in '05 or so. I've got a good NVidia card in it and 3G of RAM, and there's still quite a bit it can do, but it really is starting...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jan 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 4,897
Posted By jwalk
Games for Windows Live. The laptops I'm...

Games for Windows Live.

The laptops I'm using to access the shared media on this computer are all running Linux, and accessing the shares with Samba. Somewhere along the line, somebody figured out...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jan 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 4,897
Posted By jwalk
Power supply's good. I should add this only seems...

Power supply's good. I should add this only seems to happen when I'm streaming media from the attached storage to one of my laptops. When I wake up in the morning or when I get home from work (in...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jan 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 4,897
Posted By jwalk
A sleep I can't wake up from.

Hi,
I've been running Windows 7 Ultimate for the better part of a year now. For about the last week or so now, my computer is going in to (what I assume is) sleep mode at the most inopportune...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Sep 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,524
Posted By jwalk
Thanks for all the ideas - I'll try them out and...

Thanks for all the ideas - I'll try them out and post back with my findings.




Right right... did I say otherwise?

EDIT: Oh, OK - my profile thingy. I'm not sure why that was there. I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Sep 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,524
Posted By jwalk
I suppose that could be the case. BIOS does, in...

I suppose that could be the case. BIOS does, in fact, detect all the correct memory in their slots:
http://a.imageshack.us/img163/91/img0081iu.jpg (http://img163.imageshack.us/i/img0081iu.jpg/)
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Sep 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,524
Posted By jwalk
OK, fair enough. I'm not entirely sure how all...

OK, fair enough. I'm not entirely sure how all that works, so I have to accept it's possible.

However, with 1.5GB RAM, I got to see and use the full 1.5GB. Why am I losing out now? How can I get...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Sep 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,524
Posted By jwalk
Can't see all my memory - not a 4GB limit problem.

I have an old HP A1030N with a PGTD1-LA (Goldfish3) motherboard and a P4 3GHz HT processor. I have an Audigy Soundblaster something-or-other sound card and an NVidia GeForce 9400GT video card. I'm...
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 Jun 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,415
Posted By jwalk
Why not try it and find out?

Why not try it and find out?
Forum: Microsoft Office 05 Jun 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 4,606
Posted By jwalk
Scanning and saving documents?

Hi.

I'm using Win7 Ultimate, Office Pro 2007, and have an older (but perfectly functional) HP PSC1200 all-in-one.

I have some documents I want to scan and save as documents (preferably as...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 May 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 15,669
Posted By jwalk
I just downloaded and ran ShellExView yesterday....

I just downloaded and ran ShellExView yesterday. This has been going on for a while, so I doubt that has anything to do with it. I just wanted to check and make sure that the few I thought I had were...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 May 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 15,669
Posted By jwalk
It's been a little while since I've messed with...

It's been a little while since I've messed with this, but I'm still having issues with multiple explorer.exe processes showing up and not going away.

Using Process Explorer, I've been able to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Apr 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 9,179
Posted By jwalk
The first time I looked at it, none of the keys...

The first time I looked at it, none of the keys in that group policy were set at all. I think it just reverts to a default behavior absent any kind of setting telling it to do otherwise. I don't know...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Apr 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 9,179
Posted By jwalk
That's a good one, too, and I'll keep that handy....

That's a good one, too, and I'll keep that handy.

I actually just figured it out on my own. If anybody wants to change the popup notification behavior, here's the steps:

1. Hit Start, type...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Apr 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 9,179
Posted By jwalk
Disable "restart now or later" popup?

I had an update come through for IE some time yesterday. Ever since, Windows is nagging me to restart the system so the update can be applied.

I'm getting the popup so I can select "remind me in...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Feb 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 15,669
Posted By jwalk
I'm not sure what you're asking. I have...

I'm not sure what you're asking.

I have locations bookmarked in the sidebar, and they show up in the right-click menu to the explorer launcher that's pinned to my taskbar...

Other than that,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Feb 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 15,669
Posted By jwalk
Multiple explorer processes.

There are times when I open the task manager and I see six or eight, sometimes twelve or more instances of explorer.exe running and eating up resources. This can be when I have an explorer window...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,545
Posted By jwalk
Yeah, same here. I guess I was hoping to see what...

Yeah, same here. I guess I was hoping to see what other people used and what their opinions were.

I downloaded and installed the OpenSSH client/server setup for Windows. OpenSSH works good for...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Feb 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,545
Posted By jwalk
SSH Daemon?

Can anybody tell me if there's a full-time SSH client/server application available for Windows 7?

I know of PuTTY and it comes in handy for a client side app. Is there a separate server app, or...
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