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Forum: Sound & Audio 16 Jul 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By sikm
Solved!

After all it WAS something very simple.

I downloaded the latest version of Realtek HD Audio Drivers and installed it - again. Then, using the Realtek Audio Manager I selected speakers and the...
Forum: Sound & Audio 16 Jul 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By sikm
i'd already done that....

....Vinny. I've uninstalled the realtech drivers and re-installed the latest, no difference, Currently running with the Win7 drivers and all works well......except system sounds! I seem to think that...
Forum: Sound & Audio 15 Jul 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By sikm
Not the speakers

Hi Vinny. No the speakers are fine, were okay b4 I re-installed Windows, work okay on other systems and, except for one respect, work perfectly well on this PC.

The problem is either software or...
Forum: Sound & Audio 15 Jul 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By sikm
Low System Volume with Altec Lansing BXR1121 speakers

I've just re-loaded Win7 and all is well - except. The system sound is very low - all other sounds are okay - I've done everything that I can think of, updated software checked the adjustment for...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jul 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By sikm
bios setting

Thanks all problem now sorted I hadn't changed the boot priority device.
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jul 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By sikm
Booting from a USB

I'm about to reinstal Win7.

I have a Gigabyte 965p-ds3 mb and have created a bootable USB using Windows 7 USB DVD Download Tool.

To boot from the USB I need to change BIOS and my 4 USB options...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Apr 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By sikm
Many thanks

I've Googled network adapter and think I understand what one does.
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Apr 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By sikm
and...

...does what - compared to a wireless adapter?
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Apr 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By sikm
Forgive my ignorance...

...where does the Network Adapter fit into the scheme of things?
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Apr 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By sikm
How do I go Wireless?

Running Win7 32bit.

PC currently directly connected to the modem.

PC has a Network adapter: Marvell Yukon 88E8056 PCI-E Gigabyte Ethernet

Does the above adapter allow me to connect to the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Jul 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By sikm
No, I have 2 separate retail versions of Win 7...

No, I have 2 separate retail versions of Win 7 not OEM, not tied to any computer.

I guess that I am just looking for the easiest, and quickest, way of doing a clean install and thought that by...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Jul 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By sikm
Dual Booting

Different licences.

Only 2GB.

Why 64 bit? I thought that as I was doing a clean install and I have a 64 bit copy then I might as well install that. Whilst I might not gain much I don't think I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Jul 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By sikm
Dual Booting

My PC has a 32 bit version of Windows 7 installed. I have 2 hard drives. I would like to do a clean install to tidy and speed things up.

I also have a copy of Windows 7 64 bit.

Is it...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By sikm
Dumb question?

I have a hard drive attached as Readyshare storage to my NetGear modem which makes it accessible to my home wireless network. I use this hard drive as the repository for the TV programs that I wish...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Dec 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By sikm
So simple...

...when you know.

Many thanks that works just fine.

Simon
Forum: General Discussion 28 Dec 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By sikm
Giving Permission

I have just created a new account and I'd like to allow it to run some programs that I have installed within my main account. Is there any way that I can give 'Run' permission to another user without...
Forum: Software 06 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,258
Posted By sikm
Free File Shredder

I'm looking for a file shredder that, ideally, integrates with the Recycle Bin. I vaguely remember, many years ago, that I had this facility but feel that it was probably part of a larger package.
...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Apr 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By sikm
Rename

I can't find it so I can't rename it.
Forum: General Discussion 17 Apr 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By sikm
Choose the program you'd like to open the file: the

I know that there have been a few posts re this message but mine is (I think slightly different. I'd like to locate the file in question in this case 'the' is the file name.

I've run a full...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Jan 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,203
Posted By sikm
Of course....

....I knew that I could change the default sound in Thunderbird but obviously wasn't thinking clearly. If I change the default system sound then Live Mail should use that and T'bird the other.
...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Jan 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,203
Posted By sikm
Windows Live Mail ....

.... takes the incoming message sound from my desktop mail program - Thunderbird - is there any way to make the 2 apps play a different sound?

Simon
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Dec 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 2,403
Posted By sikm
Netgear WG111v2 works WG111v3 doesn't

I have a NetGear DG834Gv4 modem/router that works well. On PC1 (WinXP) I have a NetGear Wireless USB Adapter WG111v2. When I install the software it's seamless and the WUA connects to the NETGEAR...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Nov 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,852
Posted By sikm
Thanx for the clean install...

...run through, that sounds exactly what I was looking for.

Simon
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Nov 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,852
Posted By sikm
I accept...

...that I'm going to have to do a clean install: no probs. However, having installed the 64 bit system, I'd like to make the re-installation of all my existing programs and data as easy - and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Nov 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,852
Posted By sikm
Migrate system from 32bit to 64bit

I did ask a question about this some time ago and discovered that there was no easy way to do it (I'd thought to use Macrium Reflect).

I recently saw that there is now a facility within Macrium...
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