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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Apr 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,187
Posted By stocktiki
Memory card reader forcing Scandisk on reboot

Found a issue with Windows 7 pertaining to memory card reader use. Can duplicate it on both a Dell XPS 410 with 7 Home Premium and an Asus Eee with Starter. Wondering if anyone else is noticing this....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Feb 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2,096
Posted By stocktiki
KB977713 and KB976881 fail under Windows 7

Found the answer and just posting it here in case anyone in the future encounters the same issue.

It's pretty simple -- just uninstall Office 2003 -- and reinstall. After reinstalling, the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Feb 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2,096
Posted By stocktiki
KB977713 and KB976881 fail under Windows 7

Hoping someone can help me out.

Windows Update (Windows 7 HP) trying to install Office Outlook Junk Email Filter (KB977713) and Security Update for PowerPoint 2003 (KB976881) - but failing.
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Forum: General Discussion 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,825
Posted By stocktiki
Invisible files and/or folders.

Wondering if anyone else has encountered this issue over a file or folder being invisible.

It works like this. Windows Explorer shows you have three subfolders in the \Program Files\ folder:...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,040
Posted By stocktiki
Tips on upgrading old TV tuner to new one.

Just about to replace the analog ATI TV turner preinstalled in my Dell with a Hauppauge 1250.

Is it a good idea to first uninstall the old ATI tuner's driver? Or is it OK to just turn off the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Nov 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 17,907
Posted By stocktiki
Just in case this helps anyone else who may...

Just in case this helps anyone else who may encounter this issue. Microsoft customer support suggested two things: 1)A repair using the Windows 7 disk and 2) Performing a disk cleanup.

As part...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Nov 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 17,907
Posted By stocktiki
Hi. Performed an in-place upgrade on preinstalled...

Hi. Performed an in-place upgrade on preinstalled Vista installed by Dell on three-year-old PC.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 17,907
Posted By stocktiki
NTFS corrupt or unusable

Same error here reported by Windows event. Forces CHKDSK every three boots or so -- and all the checks come back with no errors. Hard drive manufacturer (WD) own diagnostics also shows SMART data to...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 08 Nov 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 12,750
Posted By stocktiki
Having the same issue with dirty bits here on an...

Having the same issue with dirty bits here on an XPS 410 with Win 7 x32 Home Premium. Bios doesn't have SmartDisk option. Hard drive diagnostics find no error.

Has anyone found a solution for...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Nov 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,220
Posted By stocktiki
Interpreting "controller error"

Windows 7 Home Premium Computer Management (Windows logs/System) reporting periodic disk error: "The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Harddisk6\DR11," as well as on...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,662
Posted By stocktiki
Thank you. This is very helpful information. ...

Thank you. This is very helpful information.

My Windows 7 system had been running well. The game that crashed (Jeopardy by Wild Tangent) had locked up and caused the graphics card to switch to a...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Oct 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,662
Posted By stocktiki
They were Windows tests, I wish I'd written down...

They were Windows tests, I wish I'd written down which ones. It looked almost like a scandisk test.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Oct 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,662
Posted By stocktiki
Diagnostics after application crash

Wondering if any Windows 7 experts know if this is normal behavior.

After a game preinstalled by Dell (Jeopardy by Wild Tangent) crashed, I rebooted the PC. Upon startup, the Windows 7 Home...
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