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Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Dec 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 3,344
Posted By authorandrew
Hello all, Thank you for your links. I managed...

Hello all,
Thank you for your links. I managed to restore the MBR through a Linux Mint live CD, so all is good. Thank you again!

Andrew
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Dec 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 3,344
Posted By authorandrew
GRUB bootloader problems

Hello,
This is a very urgent thread as this is my primary laptop and I need to be able to boot into windows ASAP. My friend installed Linux mint as a dual boot partition on my HP laptop alongside...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Aug 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 3,691
Posted By authorandrew
This is an HP dm3 1003-TU. I purchased it in...

This is an HP dm3 1003-TU. I purchased it in Thailand about a year and a half ago.

I will try to redownload the HP utility. I am having some problems with my home network but I will try to get it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Aug 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 3,691
Posted By authorandrew
Bluetooth has Simply Disappeared

OK, this problem has me perplexed. Bluetooth seems to have completely vanished from my computer. I've reinstalled the driver to no effect. The only thing I can think of is that I usually kept the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Jul 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By authorandrew
I ran all of the troubleshooters in the network...

I ran all of the troubleshooters in the network section that were applicable...no dice. I'm just about convinced it's my network and some way it's set up because I was able to connect to FTP at a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Jul 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By authorandrew
@Beta: @Britton30: Cleaner apps? None...

@Beta:


@Britton30: Cleaner apps? None that I know of.

Thanks for your help!

AA
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Jul 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By authorandrew
Network Problems

Hi all,
I'm having several problems which I think all may stem from the same root.

I took my computer on my vacation with me and did nothing/very little with it online. It was when I got back...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jun 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,095
Posted By authorandrew
@theog: So I would have to buy a full copy of 7...

@theog: So I would have to buy a full copy of 7 Home Premium 64 and basically just clean install over my Home Basic?

@All: I contacted the store the day after I bought the computer. They weren't...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Jun 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,095
Posted By authorandrew
Upgrading 7 Home Basic 32 to 7 Home Premium 64

Hello,
I have sort of a special case here. I purchased my HP laptop in Thailand, and much to my chagrin it came installed with Windows 7 Home Basic. In addition, the HP store which sold me the...
Forum: Sound & Audio 13 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,908
Posted By authorandrew
Thanks all for your helpful replies. I have...

Thanks all for your helpful replies.

I have to say I'm just doing this to do it, mainly. So in other words, even if I could get a better deal with something else, I'd just like to figure this out...
Forum: Sound & Audio 12 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,908
Posted By authorandrew
Setting up Stereo Speakers

Hello all,
I recently found some nice stereo bookshelf speakers for free at a yard sale. They're quite nice RCA speakers, and I soldered the wires to a 3.5mm connector so as to use them with my...
Forum: Software 05 Feb 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 4,753
Posted By authorandrew
Thanks y'all! I think I'll try out Rainmeter. ...

Thanks y'all! I think I'll try out Rainmeter.

aa
Forum: Software 04 Feb 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 4,753
Posted By authorandrew
Weather App

Hi everyone,
I'm looking for a weather app that will be quick and simple to open, that looks great and lets me have weather for multiple cities. Any suggestions? And something that doesn't hurt my...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Jan 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,503
Posted By authorandrew
Hey y'all, I don't use Outlook for email; only...

Hey y'all,
I don't use Outlook for email; only calendar, so here's how I figured it out. Two days before my computer went sour, I synced my outlook to my Palm Pilot. So, all I had to do after the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Jan 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,503
Posted By authorandrew
I went to that folder, and it showed up several...

I went to that folder, and it showed up several .pst files. But they were all names of my email accounts I had in outlook. But you're saying my calendar data will be there too?

I can lose the...
Forum: Customization 21 Jan 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,343
Posted By authorandrew
I tried that tutorial, Golden. That's what I was...

I tried that tutorial, Golden. That's what I was saying wasn't working. The registry part worked, but I was still wondering if Windows loaded those font files, because, obviously, deleting registry...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Jan 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,503
Posted By authorandrew
URGENT: Need to find my calendar files!

Hey all,
Here's the deal. For various reasons I'm reinstalling the OS on my computer, which won't boot. I can access my hard drive through a USB cable to a mac, however. So I'm browsing through my...
Forum: Customization 20 Jan 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,343
Posted By authorandrew
Font Removal (the right way)

Hi everyone,
I have a question about removing fonts. As I installed apps on my Windows 7 laptop, I quickly accumulated a lot of fonts that I didn't want. Having heard that the number of fonts you...
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Dec 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 4,591
Posted By authorandrew
Hey sadigazzali, Welcome to Seven Forums! Let's...

Hey sadigazzali,
Welcome to Seven Forums! Let's see--I can't really remember what I did. =) Um...here's what I'd suggest. I went to the HP website and selected my computer, going to the 'Drivers and...
Forum: Sound & Audio 07 Oct 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,614
Posted By authorandrew
Sound is buzzing?

When I change the volume using f6-f8 (which on my laptop are volumeMute, volumeDown, and volumeUp), I sometimes get this strange buzz like sound while the volume is clicking up. It will just be...
Forum: Sound & Audio 02 Oct 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,394
Posted By authorandrew
What, specifically, could I remove from startup...

What, specifically, could I remove from startup to help? Some things I must keep, such as Avast Antivirus and Covenant Eyes, but other stuff could probably be removed.

Andrew
Forum: Sound & Audio 01 Oct 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,394
Posted By authorandrew
Wow...yours is way, way, shorter than mine. I'll...

Wow...yours is way, way, shorter than mine. I'll upload the two screenshots and maybe y'all could tell what isn't essential so I can shave time off the total startup time?

It's in two screenshots...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Sep 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,360
Posted By authorandrew
Problem with F5 key

Hey everyone,
My F5 key has suddenly stopped working. I have an HP Pavilion dm3 that I bought in Thailand. For several months, pressing the F5 key would 'lock' my user account so that you needed to...
Forum: Sound & Audio 30 Sep 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,394
Posted By authorandrew
Sound lag?

I have a sound lag when I turn on my computer. The logging in sound occurs late and the computer seems to need to 'catch up' until a few seconds later when it becomes normal...is this a common...
Forum: Microsoft Office 26 Aug 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By authorandrew
Well, after I did that and then opened/closed...

Well, after I did that and then opened/closed both Word/Excel once it doesn't seem to have come up. But it was sporadic, so we'll see if MS fixes this. By the way, my brother's copy of Office 97 did...
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