Windows 7 Forums


Showing results 1 to 25 of 142
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: pooksahib
Forum: Browsers & Mail 21 Mar 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By pooksahib
Thanks, GEWB, but I like having History...

Thanks, GEWB, but I like having History available. I've bitten the bullet and changed a couple of things in about:config.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 20 Mar 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By pooksahib
Firefox not always launching as it should

Hi. For a couple of weeks now I've had problems with Firefox (currently 45.0.1 but same thing before the update). When I launch it, I'll either get my homepage (which is OK) but it's more likely...
Forum: Software 09 Feb 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By pooksahib
Thanks to you both. I'd forgotten about AppData...

Thanks to you both. I'd forgotten about AppData - that's no doubt the reason.
Forum: Software 08 Feb 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By pooksahib
How to completely uninstall Handbrake (or any program)

Hi. Until yesterday, I had Handbrake 10.2 installed. On launch, a message appeared (within the GUI) inviting me to click for 10.3. Which I did. I can't recall the exact sequence of events but it...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 01 Dec 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By pooksahib
Yes. Good news I fixed it. In the second...

Yes.

Good news I fixed it. In the second screenshot above you'll see that I couldn't disassociate WavePad as the boxes were greyed out. I had a flash of inspiration and went to the equivalent...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 30 Nov 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By pooksahib
OK, some screenshots as requested. I hope this...

OK, some screenshots as requested. I hope this clarifies matters and thanks for your assistance..
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 30 Nov 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By pooksahib
Setting WMP to play wma files

Hi. I have Win7 Ultimate with Windows Media Player version 12.0.7601.18840. I've tried and failed to associate .wma files to WMP and wonder if someone could tell me if it can be done.

Here's...
Forum: Software 02 Oct 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By pooksahib
Hi Golden. I've given it a go using my Virtual...

Hi Golden. I've given it a go using my Virtual Machine and it works very well. I've told uncle to install 7zip. You have my grateful thanks.
Forum: Software 01 Oct 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By pooksahib
Boxcryptor and Dropbox

I have a Dropbox file that I wish my uncle to see whenever he likes. I've simply given him my Dropbox login details. If I were to encrypt that file with boxcryptor, how would uncle be affected - ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 May 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By pooksahib
I've not seen it referred to anywhere as a USB3...

I've not seen it referred to anywhere as a USB3 device so it probably isn't. Same story in both of my PC's USB3 ports. Never mind, not a big issue. Thank you for your time, much appreciated.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 May 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By pooksahib
Each time, yes. The tablet came with it's own...

Each time, yes. The tablet came with it's own cable which doesn't have the 'blue bit'. From what you say, I'm guessing that's the problem.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 May 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By pooksahib
Windows suggests I use a USB3 port for tablet. It IS in a USB3 port..

The PC I built last year has two USB3 ports for which I've installed the proper drivers. When I connect a tablet to one of these ports, a Windows message pops up telling me the tablet could perform...
Forum: General Discussion 13 May 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By pooksahib
Reset had no effect so they're sending me a new...

Reset had no effect so they're sending me a new one. Thanks to you all for your time.
Forum: General Discussion 11 May 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By pooksahib
Good suggestions, thanks. I've posted on the...

Good suggestions, thanks. I've posted on the ISP's Q&A page so I'll wait for their comments.
Forum: General Discussion 11 May 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By pooksahib
Hi AddRAM. Yes, I've unplugged whenever it's...

Hi AddRAM. Yes, I've unplugged whenever it's been necessary. It just bugs me that the 'router homepage' method has stopped functioning. It's the standard ISP-supplied router (TalkTalk).
Forum: General Discussion 11 May 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By pooksahib
Reboot option on router homepage not working

Whenever my internet connection has seemed sluggish, I've cured it by rebooting the router there's an option for this on the 192.168.1.1 page.

Strangely, however, this is no longer working. ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 May 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 702
Posted By pooksahib
Unable to import pics taken with Sony Cybershot

With my previous PC, I could access pictures taken on my Sony Cybershot camera by putting the canera's memory card into an adapter and then into the PC's card reader. I've since built my own PC...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Apr 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By pooksahib
Hello essenbe. I think you've nailed it although...

Hello essenbe. I think you've nailed it although it wasn't the Samsung that needed the attention. Scannow insisted everything was OK but Seatools failed one of the HDDs. Fortunately, it was the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Mar 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By pooksahib
Very kind. Thanks for taking the trouble.

Very kind. Thanks for taking the trouble.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Mar 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By pooksahib
Thank you both.

Thank you both.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Mar 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By pooksahib
2 HDDs - how to confirm which is which?

Hi. I have one SSD for the OS and 2 HDDs for storage. Seatools tells me that the HDD bearing Model No 1234 and Serial No ABCD has failed its test. Luckily, I have enough space to put all my data...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 Mar 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By pooksahib
I've just had 3 'no problem' days which was...

I've just had 3 'no problem' days which was great. The latest development, however, is that I'm getting BSOD IMMEDIATELY on powerup (not even the welcome screen). But it's not the full BSOD - the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Mar 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By pooksahib
Have done. Thanks. This is my 3rd time at...

Have done. Thanks.

This is my 3rd time at the PC today and my 3rd BSOD. Same story, going fine for about 5 mins then things start disappearing from the screen prior to the BSOD. I've attached...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Mar 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By pooksahib
BSOD first thing then OK on 2nd boot up

Hello. Once again, I find myself seeking the assistance of the good folks here.

Kind of an odd one, I think - the first bootup of the day goes as normal and I start surfing/working with no...
Forum: Software 21 Jan 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 4,944
Posted By pooksahib
Hi. Because I read that these download managers...

Hi. Because I read that these download managers can sometimes increase download speeds and can 'resume' after a lost connection. Anyways, I've since found a helppage for IDM which was fairly...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 142

 
Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 15:08.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App