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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Sep 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 14,007
Posted By 7leagueboot
With all due respect Noel, everyone is saying...

With all due respect Noel, everyone is saying there are NO error messages so what is the purpose in using SURT? We are almost all having the same issue which is related to KB2760588, KB2760583,...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,675
Posted By 7leagueboot
Very good point! Right, I will try restoring to...

Very good point! Right, I will try restoring to an earlier date just to see if that makes any difference. If it changes nothing I will look for a good colour laser printer. Any recommandations?
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,675
Posted By 7leagueboot
The cartridges are genuine Canon. Running the...

The cartridges are genuine Canon. Running the self test has drained the large one by 25% and the smaller one by approx 15% but it still won't print black. As it is 2 years old now I suppose replacing...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,675
Posted By 7leagueboot
I do have but before trying that I should point...

I do have but before trying that I should point out that I have just effected a deep flushing of the heads and after testing again there is absolutely no sign of the colour black, not even in images....
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,675
Posted By 7leagueboot
I use Nitro PDF v8.0 but have also tried Nitro...

I use Nitro PDF v8.0 but have also tried Nitro PDF reader v3.0. But it is not the PDF software that is the cause because the same thing happens when trying to print text in mails, Word, Excel, and...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,675
Posted By 7leagueboot
Yes, I ran the diagnostic utility and everything...

Yes, I ran the diagnostic utility and everything printed correctly on the test sheet. I have not attempted to change the colour of the text because that would only be a workaround for a document I...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,675
Posted By 7leagueboot
Canon MP610 Pixma printer will not print text.

This applies to emails, PDF's, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. However, if I convert the document to an image it prints perfectly. So far, I have replaced the black cartridges, reinstalled the driver,...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 130,364
Posted By 7leagueboot
Still stuck at 9%. I need to shut down this...

Still stuck at 9%. I need to shut down this machine. What will happen if I do a forced power-off?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Aug 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 130,364
Posted By 7leagueboot
Hi tried both of these beginning with readiness...

Hi tried both of these beginning with readiness tool but am stuck because after SP1 was supposedly installed the machine went to reboot and began its "Configuration of Service Pack". It got to 9% and...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,723
Posted By 7leagueboot
SP1 stuck at "Downloading 1 of 2 updates (0% total, 0% downloaded)"

I don't know if I should make a new post or reply to this thread (http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/246002-windows-update-cannot-check-updates.html). I decided on the latter...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Aug 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 5,016
Posted By 7leagueboot
This is not one of my machines. A friend brought...

This is not one of my machines. A friend brought it to me saying he had been having intermittent trouble starting it over the previous 2 days and that now he couldn't start it at all.

I asked him...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Aug 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 5,016
Posted By 7leagueboot
Dell Inspiron won't start. Missing operating system error

I have a Dell Inspiron that won't start. It says it is missing its operating system.

Using the Windows 7 DVD that came with the machine I went through the repair Windows procedure 3 times. The...
Forum: Sound & Audio 06 Jul 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,412
Posted By 7leagueboot
Yes, I had thought of that boohbah but, as they...

Yes, I had thought of that boohbah but, as they always played perfectly prior to the Windows 7 bug that dropped the volume level, I prefer to locate the source of the problem and eliminate it rather...
Forum: Sound & Audio 06 Jul 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,412
Posted By 7leagueboot
fireberd, I'm not saying you are wrong but I...

fireberd, I'm not saying you are wrong but I would like to know how that is possible? As far as I am aware, System Restore takes a snapshot of the drive. When restoring it rolls back to the image you...
Forum: Sound & Audio 06 Jul 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,412
Posted By 7leagueboot
@pegs204 The solution to your problem is likely...

@pegs204
The solution to your problem is likely this one (http://www.ehow.com/how_5820564_fix-windows-low-volume-problem.html). If that doesn't do the trick let me know and I have another that will...
Forum: Gadgets 13 May 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 3,247
Posted By 7leagueboot
It turned out to be a bad boot. When I booted...

It turned out to be a bad boot. When I booted this morning everything was back to normal
Thanks very much for your input anyway. That was useful information which I will remember and try should I...
Forum: Gadgets 12 May 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 3,247
Posted By 7leagueboot
Windows sidebar gadget issue

Well this one isn't the usual "my gadgets won't appear" or "my gadgets are all black". One of my gadgets is missing. Doing a right click on the desktop and selecting Gadgets no longer brings up the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 May 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 4,683
Posted By 7leagueboot
Thanks usasma. Using ShellExView I managed to...

Thanks usasma. Using ShellExView I managed to shortlist all non-Microsoft dll's and locate the culprit, an image resizing app. After disabling it Explorer no longer crashes. :)
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 May 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 4,683
Posted By 7leagueboot
Windows Explorer crashing on right click (image files and PDF only)

2 days ago I allowed Windows to install 21 updates. Since then I have had several problems with my PC. Luckily, I use Rollback Rx so have returned the system to its state prior to those updates and...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Aug 2011
Replies: 34
Views: 105,746
Posted By 7leagueboot
I'm using Win 7 Ultimate with an Admin account...

I'm using Win 7 Ultimate with an Admin account and am being bombarded incessantly with the Recycle Bin corrupt message for drive J (being an external drive). If I accept the option to delete it just...
Forum: Sound & Audio 01 Jul 2011
Replies: 54
Views: 162,542
Posted By 7leagueboot
Having the same problem I attempted this fix but...

Having the same problem I attempted this fix but I do intend to use HDMI only now the option has vanished. How can I reactivate that please?
Forum: Customization 08 Jan 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 48,242
Posted By 7leagueboot
Regretfully, despite several 3rd party Windows...

Regretfully, despite several 3rd party Windows Explorer replacements being made available, Microsoft still has not understood that dual pane viewers are what most people want/require. This is one of...
Forum: Customization 08 Jan 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 48,242
Posted By 7leagueboot
Because I need access to the content of the...

Because I need access to the content of the System32 folder, more specifically the shell32.dll and hosts files.

I discovered that the problem is not with Windows Explorer but Xplorer2. The...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jan 2011
Replies: 32
Views: 67,724
Posted By 7leagueboot
You are indeed correct. I never had this problem...

You are indeed correct. I never had this problem on my Vista based machine so I automatically assumed it was attributed to Windows 7. In Windows Explorer the desktop.ini files are not displayed so I...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jan 2011
Replies: 32
Views: 67,724
Posted By 7leagueboot
With all due respect, I didn't say it wouldn't...

With all due respect, I didn't say it wouldn't work for you. I said it didn't work for me, and I haven't altered any flags for these files because I wouldn't know how to anyway. Here's a screen...
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