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Forum: Software 12 Nov 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By RJsDad
What version of MS Visual CC do I really need?

Greets all;

This may have been asked before, so if I'm beating a dead horse, just say so :D.

I have 4 2005's, 6 2008's and a lone 2010 installed; the question is do I really need all of...
Forum: Virtualization 23 Mar 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 2,702
Posted By RJsDad
Hey and thanks, but..... An unfortunate...

Hey and thanks, but.....

An unfortunate incident made me restore a complete system image from about a month ago and bada-boom, Windows6.1-KB958559-RefreshPkg-x86 downloaded and installed slicker...
Forum: Virtualization 20 Mar 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 2,702
Posted By RJsDad
Cannot install any type of Windows VPC

Greets;

First of all, let me admit that I am a 24k, gold-plated, complete idiot. I had Windows VCP up and running this past weekend, but was not happy with the audio quality. So I decided to try...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Feb 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By RJsDad
Found 2 files with an unusal extention, need input.

Greeting;

During my latest round of file maintenance, I came across 2 files with a weird sort of extension: .Lck. Curiosity led me to another marathon stretch of google-ing for information - much...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Feb 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 6,717
Posted By RJsDad
I got rid of my ghost drive...and so can you!

EUREKA!! Annoyance banished!! And with a little encouragement, I'll tell you how I did it. O.K., I can't think with all the begging.....

I went on a utilities hunt that took up most of the...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Feb 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 6,717
Posted By RJsDad
Verrry Interrrezting........

Just happened to be cruising the forum when this thread caught my attention, and I said to myself.."Self, this sounds damn familiar." Seems my system grew an F:\ ghost drive when I wasn't looking. ...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Feb 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 562
Posted By RJsDad
The ups and downs of working in 'Safe Mode'.....

...and how I discovered what you can and can't do in th' Mode.

Greetings, one and all! Been away for a bit - no internet service for over a year! Now I'm back, and I've brought a beast with me;...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 7,792
Posted By RJsDad
Yup, it sure did; slicker than STP on a billiard...

Yup, it sure did; slicker than STP on a billiard ball.....LOL! Thanks a million!
:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 Mar 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 28,061
Posted By RJsDad
To All Who Kindly Replied; I FIXED IT!!!! ...

To All Who Kindly Replied;

I FIXED IT!!!! It wasn't easy, but I finally got everything worthwhile installed......

First, I had to totally remove the old 275.33 package and stripped my display...
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 Mar 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 28,061
Posted By RJsDad
AddRAM, won't that solution simply reinstall the...

AddRAM, won't that solution simply reinstall the 275.33 driver package? If so, I just might be back to square one.

query: would using Driver Sweeper be of any help? Theoretically, I should be...
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 Mar 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 28,061
Posted By RJsDad
Microsoft Update downloaded and installed 275.33...

Microsoft Update downloaded and installed 275.33 with no problems, and the install disk came with 266.77. I have had this problem with nVIDIA before, just can't remember the fix.
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 Mar 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 28,061
Posted By RJsDad
Latest NVIDIA drivers (296.10) installation fails.

Hey there;

Am I the only one who can't gets this install to work? I've tried every which way I can think of - express, custom, clean - and nothing seems to work. I don't know if it's the update...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 7,792
Posted By RJsDad
[/QUOTE] Interesting. Under...

[/QUOTE]

Interesting. Under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM I have the following entries:
ControlSet001, which shows the same info for UxSms as the above;
ControlSet002, which shows only "value not...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 7,792
Posted By RJsDad
Like I said, using command line "net stop (or...

Like I said, using command line "net stop (or start) uxsms" doesn't work; shows service is not valid. I have already tried the registry tweek. Any other suggestions?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 7,792
Posted By RJsDad
Desktop Windows Manager Service does not appear in services.msc

Greets all....

OK, here it is: I have NO Aero at all. When I run the Aero troubleshooter it tells me that the above referenced service is not enabled. Obviously, I need to enable the service. ...
Forum: Software 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 6,747
Posted By RJsDad
QuickTime ActiveX Control missing, Error 46

UPDATE: Problem solved!

I uninstalled all of the Apple apps & installed Quicktime Alternative, which also installed and registered the ActiveX controls (under QA). I then reinstalled ITunes etc...
Forum: Graphic Cards 24 Jun 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 13,438
Posted By RJsDad
did both the verify & scan. nada. so i can't...

did both the verify & scan. nada. so i can't figger it out. now the 270.61 fails. so i'll give windows update a chance.

maybe i shoulda got an ATI?
Forum: Graphic Cards 24 Jun 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 13,438
Posted By RJsDad
I've tried BOTH the Windows Uninstaller and the...

I've tried BOTH the Windows Uninstaller and the uninstaller that comes with Advanced System Care Pro 4 - and I still get the same result.

All of the previous driver folders are now gone from the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 24 Jun 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 13,438
Posted By RJsDad
Nope. Didn't work, the installation still...

Nope. Didn't work, the installation still failed. And I was a little bit off in my original post - the failure comes when the update gets to the Control Panel, not the System Update.

Any other...
Forum: Graphic Cards 24 Jun 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 13,438
Posted By RJsDad
I haven't tried that route as of yet, have dl the...

I haven't tried that route as of yet, have dl the software and will try it. I will let you know by reply. But I ain't gonna hold my breath!
Forum: Graphic Cards 24 Jun 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 13,438
Posted By RJsDad
Latest NVIDIA updates fail to install

Hi all....

I'm posting this in 2 places hoping to get a solution....

I cannot install any of the newer NVIDIA updates; WHQL or Beta. None of the 275's will install, no matter what i try to do...
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