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Forum: Gaming 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By michaelst
try checking you 'target frame rate'... it's...

try checking you 'target frame rate'... it's typically set to 24fps.
Forum: System Security 4 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By michaelst
do you have a restore point from before the...

do you have a restore point from before the infestation? Restoring to before the incident may fix it. If that e-mail returns, delete it while in preview.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By michaelst
I concur with badger about the cpu and graphics. ...

I concur with badger about the cpu and graphics. And since CPU's in laptops are often not replacable, I'd recommend upgrading to an SSD. You can pick up 120gb drives for under $100 and 240gb drives...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By michaelst
Elvi, generally a soundcard only outputs to one...

Elvi, generally a soundcard only outputs to one device at a time, the exception being a headphone amp. If you want to have two devices connected, one analogue and one digital, you can do that, but...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 3,965
Posted By michaelst
Excellent diagnosis, jumanji - I disabled express...

Excellent diagnosis, jumanji - I disabled express gate and it was still there. I disabled the Marvel controller and - voila! - no more 8gb drive at disk 0.

Strange thing is, I never enabled the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 3,965
Posted By michaelst
Hmmm... I haven't updated any motherboard drivers...

Hmmm... I haven't updated any motherboard drivers knowingly. My MB is an old P5Q. I will check in the BIOS - but I haven't updated that in 3-4 years.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 3,965
Posted By michaelst
New drive... I didn't add it...

It's been 6 months or so since I last ran Disk Management. So, I was surprised when I opened it to receive a message to format unallocated space.


Seems there's a new drive in town, except I...
Forum: Drivers 13 Mar 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By michaelst
You know you must change the playback device to...

You know you must change the playback device to the Bluetooth, right?
Right click on the speaker in your task tray (lower right), select 'properties', choose the bluetooth device as default, and...
Forum: News 13 Mar 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By michaelst
It's comforting to know that laywers are doing...

It's comforting to know that laywers are doing thier part to stimulate the economy.
Forum: Chillout Room 14 Feb 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 349
Posted By michaelst
Comcast to Acquite Time-Warner

Come together... right now... over me

Comcast takeover of Time Warner Cable to reshape U.S. pay TV | Reuters...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Feb 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By michaelst
Your best bet is the user ratings on Newegg.com ...

Your best bet is the user ratings on Newegg.com
I've found the users to be very knowledgable and honest. For a broader net, try amazon.com
Forum: News 04 Feb 2014
Replies: 67
Views: 2,911
Posted By michaelst
I wonder if they will able to do the same...

I wonder if they will able to do the same commecial for Windows 8?
Forum: News 24 Jan 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,870
Posted By michaelst
I work in health care. We have over 25,000...

I work in health care. We have over 25,000 devices we will have to migrate off XP. We will be going to Windows 7. Infomation is life blood in health care. If it ain't right, nobody gets paid. ...
Forum: News 23 Jan 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 906
Posted By michaelst
That's what she said.

That's what she said.
Forum: Gaming 15 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By michaelst
1. A robot must never harm or allow harm to a...

1. A robot must never harm or allow harm to a human being
2. A robot must always follow the orders of a human being, except when it conflicts with rule 1
3. A robot must protect it's existance,...
Forum: Graphic Cards 10 Jan 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By michaelst
The manual for your TV indicates PC connection...

The manual for your TV indicates PC connection using a VGA connector, which has a max resolution of 1366x768 (720p). There is no setting for an HDMI connection regarding 1:1 or overscanning. So my...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By michaelst
After you insert the CD-R into the tray and close...

After you insert the CD-R into the tray and close it, after a few seconds it should show up in Windows Explorer as empty drive. You can then drag and drop the files you want to copy.

You will...
Forum: News 09 Jan 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By michaelst
Interesting, but I question the timing of this. ...

Interesting, but I question the timing of this. We aren't we being conditioned to think of desktops as being obsolete?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Jan 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By michaelst
A power surge can cause a resetting of a monitor....

A power surge can cause a resetting of a monitor. If you have made monitor adjustments - expanding vertical or horizontal boundaries, moving the image left or right, etc. - these setting can be...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By michaelst
First off, change the battery in the mouse, even...

First off, change the battery in the mouse, even if you don't think it needs it, and check it.

If that wasn't it, I'd dig out an old mouse, maybe even a serial (wired) mouse, connect it, and...
Forum: News 20 Dec 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By michaelst
It takes a long time to get clearance from ABC,...

It takes a long time to get clearance from ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX CNN, MSNBC, SNL, plus Jessie Jackson, and Hillary Clinton and Rush Limbuagh, and the A&E network. Not to mention how they're going to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Dec 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,068
Posted By michaelst
an often overlooked solution is to check the card...

an often overlooked solution is to check the card for a lock switch. It's a small (on a micro sd - very small) tab that can be moved to lock or unlock the card.

It's a real "d'oh" moment, but...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Dec 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,068
Posted By michaelst
I would first determine if it's the card or the...

I would first determine if it's the card or the usb port by trying the card in another computer, and trying another SD card in the port. If the card fails in another computer, it's the card. In which...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Nov 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By michaelst
I've used this little program since 2003. It's...

I've used this little program since 2003. It's very helpful for researching the size of folders and apps. It;s free to use for 30 days, then it's only $19. I find it an invaluable tool.
...
Forum: News 27 Nov 2013
Replies: 135
Views: 6,568
Posted By michaelst
I use WinAmp on my Galaxy Tab2 7", but on my...

I use WinAmp on my Galaxy Tab2 7", but on my desktop PC, I use Zune. It's actually pretty nice.

Another alternative is Songbird.

But still, sad to see WinAmp go. It was a straight forward,...
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