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Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By boweasel
Error 1067 - Windows Could Not Start The Print Spooler Service

Worked on a friends desktop, and finally got it running perfectly (or so I thought). Today he asked me to check on why his Kodak ESP3 All-in-one wouldn't print. I assumed it was something simple -...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By boweasel
Thanks, greg. I'd forgotten about Dell's F12...

Thanks, greg. I'd forgotten about Dell's F12 being part of the Boot Menu, and like an idiot I'd been pressing F11. Now that you've pointed me in the right direction... It passes all the Diagnostics...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By boweasel
The last listed driver has somehow changed - when...

The last listed driver has somehow changed - when I first tried safe mode the other day the screen was completely filled with drivers. I cannot recall just which driver was at the bottom of the...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By boweasel
So you want me to open up the back of this laptop...

So you want me to open up the back of this laptop and find the mfg of the hard drive. Then use another PC to download a diagnostic bootable tool and then burn that to a disk? Is that what you mean?
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By boweasel
Windows 7 Home Premium - No OS Listed on CD Boot

Dell Inspiron M5030 laptop. I see no indication on the chassis windows of just what bit version this is, and entering the service tag in Dell's webpage only gives me a choice of 32 or 64 when...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 988
Posted By boweasel
Now I get it.... You see, I rather assumed that...

Now I get it.... You see, I rather assumed that since partition D consisted of mostly empty space, I wasn't violating any MS commandant. So it's unpartitioned space that's needed to the right, not...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 988
Posted By boweasel
The Disk Management layout was (from left to...

The Disk Management layout was (from left to right)

unpartitioned space
the C: partition
the D: partition
As I said, I first shrunk the D: drive, which was the furthest to the right in DM. ...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 988
Posted By boweasel
Okay.... I've finally gotten a chance to revisit...

Okay.... I've finally gotten a chance to revisit my friend and this issue.
I suppose I should have grabbed some screenshots while I was there and emailed them to myself, but hindsight, etc...

At...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Sep 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By boweasel
I had some problems with multipart rar files -...

I had some problems with multipart rar files - although the downloads stopped at 100% the files were not complete so the extract failed. Since I then had to re-download all the parts, I was looking...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Sep 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 642
Posted By boweasel
I'd go along with gregrocker on this. Follow his...

I'd go along with gregrocker on this. Follow his suggestions on Malwarebytes and SAS. Then I'd download Revo Uninstaller, select a level 4 uninstall, and blow away SnagIt and any remnants. Then,...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Sep 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By boweasel
As anyone can plainly see from the image I...

As anyone can plainly see from the image I submitted, in IE8 the percent completed was displayed at the very top of the window, in blue. In the example I posted it says 41% of bd-fullset.exe. So I...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Sep 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By boweasel
I'm assuming that since this had now slipped back...

I'm assuming that since this had now slipped back to page 4, either nobody knows or nobody understands (or nobody cares). If it's door number 2, here is a screen image of what the IE8 downloads...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Sep 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By boweasel
On Windows XP and IE8 when I would download...

On Windows XP and IE8 when I would download something it would open up a blue window which would contain the following on the top line:

Estimated Time Left - 3 hr 45 min (1.54 MB of 714 MB...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Aug 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By boweasel
Can I track Downloads in IE by MB / Desktop Icon Query

When I used to use Windows XP, any files I was downloading would be visible in a horizontal bar indicator, indicating how many MBs had been downloaded, as well as the percentage completed. IE10 in...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 2,827
Posted By boweasel
Yup. After the ethernet driver was installed I...

Yup. After the ethernet driver was installed I waited 'till all the updates were complete (and when you think they're finally complete - just wait 5 minutes and they'll be a whole new set), then I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 2,827
Posted By boweasel
You guys have been great! With GR's tip about...

You guys have been great! With GR's tip about the drivers and windows updates, I only had to get the Ethernet driver from ASUS. The rest just came in with the updates. Have activated Windows,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 2,827
Posted By boweasel
Success! :shock: It actually worked. Of course...

Success! :shock: It actually worked. Of course I have no drivers. Can they be pulled of the old drive, or should I just go to the ASUS site?
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 2,827
Posted By boweasel
Had to open 7-zip from all programs, then...

Had to open 7-zip from all programs, then navigate to the pidgen.rar file to get it to work. That ain't the way it USED to work.....
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 2,827
Posted By boweasel
And the frustration level continues to ratchet...

And the frustration level continues to ratchet even higher.... This is a RAR file and although this computer seems to be able to handle zip files with a right click followed by extract all, right...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 2,827
Posted By boweasel
SOB.... After jumping through all these hoops to...

SOB.... After jumping through all these hoops to determine the product key, wiping, partitioning, formatting a new drive, and using my unbranded Windows 7 Home Premium disk to install Windows.... I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 2,827
Posted By boweasel
I've got 2 Microsoft Windows 7 disks - one is 32...

I've got 2 Microsoft Windows 7 disks - one is 32 and the other 64. But they're Windows 7 Professional and I sort of remember getting an indication somewhere that the bad HDD was Home Premium. I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 2,827
Posted By boweasel
Okay... FINALLY something that seems to work. I...

Okay... FINALLY something that seems to work. I have the key. Or at least A key, with the requisite 25 character jumble of letters and numbers. And since the image process has gone south I guess I'll...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 2,827
Posted By boweasel
I'm still working on the re-image part of this...

I'm still working on the re-image part of this FUBAR. I'll try your product key suggestions if and when it's determined that this imaging end of the project is a dead end...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 2,827
Posted By boweasel
Either the next time you're over for Yuengling...

Either the next time you're over for Yuengling Lager...., or it was a rhetorical question

I still get nothing. Could I be using the wrong tool? I'm running something called produkey-x64, because...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 2,827
Posted By boweasel
Some times I'm not very good at reading between...

Some times I'm not very good at reading between the lines. Just ask my wife. A slap upside the head followed by bellowing in my ear 'Just end the check disk' is all that would've been required....
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