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Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By alphanumeric
Oh? I didn't think to try this because it...

Oh? I didn't think to try this because it INSTANTLY turned off, like so fast I didn't think it would even log and error or BSOD.

Will try that.[/QUOTE]

It's set by default and one of the...
Forum: News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,139
Posted By alphanumeric
It's always fun when I have to take my tower out...

It's always fun when I have to take my tower out from under my desk for maintenance. Actually that's the easy part, the fun starts when I have to plug everything back in. Power cord, two DVI cables,...
Forum: News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,139
Posted By alphanumeric
@ Lady Fitzgerald, I have a box full of various...

@ Lady Fitzgerald, I have a box full of various USB cables. When one of my devices finally dies I save the cable. My wireless laser printer came with a USB cable. Its really only good for doing the...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By alphanumeric
Press the Windows Logo key and the pause/break...

Press the Windows Logo key and the pause/break key. Then click Advanced system settings on the left. Under the advanced tab, click the Settings button under Startup and Recovery. Now make sure...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,139
Posted By alphanumeric
My keyboards and mice/trackballs are all wireless...

My keyboards and mice/trackballs are all wireless and cordless anyway. So is my printer. Speaking of printers, I've noticed some manufactures have stopped including the USB cable, and I'm not talking...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,171
Posted By alphanumeric
I have no idea what you just said?

I have no idea what you just said?
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,139
Posted By alphanumeric
I just look for the USB Logo on the Plug. 9 times...

I just look for the USB Logo on the Plug. 9 times out of ten if you have the logo side up the plug will go in without having to flip it over. You'll always run into exception, like on some laptops,...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,171
Posted By alphanumeric
I think 8.0 should have been the Preview and 8.1...

I think 8.0 should have been the Preview and 8.1 the actual final official release. I wasn't happy with 8.0 but I do like what they did in 8.1. The just released Update made it even better IMHO. I'm...
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 3,193
Posted By alphanumeric
1.1 meg? From MSDN d/l...

1.1 meg? From MSDN d/l (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/downloads/#searchTerm=Windows%207%20Ultimate&ProductFamilyId=0&Languages=en&FileExtensions=.iso&PageSize=10&PageIndex=0&FileId=0)...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By alphanumeric
Almost correct. The first in the NT line...

Almost correct.

The first in the NT line was NT 3.1, released in 1993. The NT 3.1 designation was for compatibility with Windows 3.1, limited as it was. Later there was NT 3.5, NT 3.51, and NT 4,...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By alphanumeric
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Graphic Cards 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By alphanumeric
It might not hurt to install the latest...

It might not hurt to install the latest motherboard chip-set drivers before updating the video drivers. One may depend on the other.
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By alphanumeric
Think of it this way, there were the 9x series of...

Think of it this way, there were the 9x series of Windows operating systems where DOS was an underlying component. Windows 95, 98, ME, etc. To install Windows 3.1 for example, you had to first...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 686
Posted By alphanumeric
Do you have any wireless peripherals connected...

Do you have any wireless peripherals connected like a wireless keyboard or mouse?
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 3,193
Posted By alphanumeric
The Media Refresh was what I was using before I...

The Media Refresh was what I was using before I got my Microsoft MVP, I didn't have access to TechNet or MSDN then. They worked fine for me on several different desktop PC's and a laptop. As far as I...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By alphanumeric
Yeah I know, just my 2 cents, :)

Yeah I know, just my 2 cents, :)
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By alphanumeric
It's rare but it can happen if its copied from...

It's rare but it can happen if its copied from location to location, or the media its stored on goes bad. Hard drive failure etc. Or you burn a DVD and delete the original ISO file, and said DVD gets...
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By alphanumeric
ATM's are running XP Embedded by the way. That's...

ATM's are running XP Embedded by the way. That's not your normal XP that you run on a PC. They are also isolated form the attacks your daily user PC would face. That being said I still think its time...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By alphanumeric
Two words "desktop replacement". It won't be very...

Two words "desktop replacement". It won't be very portable but anything in that class should play your games fairly well. Opting for an SSD instead of a spinner will help with heat issues and greatly...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By alphanumeric
That Dell Branded DVD is likely one that came...

That Dell Branded DVD is likely one that came with a Dell PC that shipped with Vista pre installed. That's why it didn't come with a COA sticker. The sticker was on the PC it originally came with....
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 3,193
Posted By alphanumeric
:ditto: It has always been a struggle for the...

:ditto: It has always been a struggle for the average Joe to get clean unmodified install media to redo their OEM PC when things go south. I have never understood why? To me it just seems to promote...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,244
Posted By alphanumeric
According to this link, what you're saying I...

According to this link, what you're saying I don't think is true. It says XP users will still be able to register and also download updates that existed prior to 4/8/2014:

Support for Windows XP...
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 3,193
Posted By alphanumeric
I'm good until 7/8/2014, I've pretty well grabbed...

I'm good until 7/8/2014, I've pretty well grabbed all the keys I think I'll ever use. I've also exported them to XML and saved them to my PC. I downloaded all the ISO's I needed long ago.
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,244
Posted By alphanumeric
I personally think you were misinformed. Only...

I personally think you were misinformed. Only time will tell though. I'd be surprised if Microsoft turned everything off and stopped letting XP users activate and update when support ends. They would...
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 3,193
Posted By alphanumeric
Go to the MSDN site and go to Subscriber...

Go to the MSDN site and go to Subscriber Downloads. Then in the Browse Products A-Z select W and then Windows 7. Now click Details for the ISO your interested in. The SHA1 will be listed there. As...
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