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Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Sep 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
Posted By whest
Probably normal - its the software i think - i...

Probably normal - its the software i think - i used windows movie maker to convert several mp4 clips into a movie and my laptop was gettin up to 78c in a 22c room - for some reason microsoft allows 2...
Forum: Drivers 02 Sep 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 6,881
Posted By whest
You have a pretty old system but you may be able...

You have a pretty old system but you may be able to get an XP driver to work with Windows 7 by installing it in compatibility mode with WXP or WXP sp2 - To do this click the below link and download...
Forum: Drivers 26 Aug 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,567
Posted By whest
Go here - select your country if necessary and...

Go here - select your country if necessary and the model name of your Lenova:

Lenovo Ideapad Support & downloads - Drivers & Downloads...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Aug 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,589
Posted By whest
In 64bit w7 there are 2 program files folders one...

In 64bit w7 there are 2 program files folders one for 32 bit programs - where most programs go, and one for 64 bit programs where not too much ends up. So you have one called Program files for 64 bit...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Aug 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,589
Posted By whest
Download and run a hard drive diagnostic tool...

Download and run a hard drive diagnostic tool (thks to the bare foot kid for his link) to see if there are any problems with your hard drives : http://www.carrona.org/hddiag.html
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Aug 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,589
Posted By whest
Is the 1TB drive a seagate drive - if so you can...

Is the 1TB drive a seagate drive - if so you can run Sea tools for windows (download from the seagate site) as it might need a firmware update. Assuming its another drive what options come up when...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Aug 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,589
Posted By whest
You could try a bios update that might fix it...

You could try a bios update that might fix it permanately - but no lights flashing seems to make it an unnecessary risk. Heres you support page - if you register your product on the asus site they...
Forum: Drivers 24 Aug 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,276
Posted By whest
You might try this vista 64bit driver in...

You might try this vista 64bit driver in compatibility mode first then the .inf if it doesnt work follow my way for compatibilty mode:

To install a driver in compatibility mode - right click the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Aug 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,589
Posted By whest
You cant really get anywhere till you solve...

You cant really get anywhere till you solve whether the dvd /cd rom drive is dead, hence a hardware problem, so you really need to test the drive to see if it will work on another PC - OR YOU COULD...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Aug 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,589
Posted By whest
The links should work they are for me - anyhow...

The links should work they are for me - anyhow try this right click the link - click copy shortcut -paste it in the address bar and hit enter

In diskmanagement click the 1tb (931.51gb) drive to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Aug 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,589
Posted By whest
For the DVD DRIVE -Try updating to the latest...

For the DVD DRIVE -Try updating to the latest chipset drivers which will update the storage driver - http://downloadcenter.intel.com/default.aspx
I that doesnt work go here and download and install...
Forum: Drivers 23 Aug 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,276
Posted By whest
Sorry I cant find anything - you might go into...

Sorry I cant find anything - you might go into "device manager" - type in start search & select result - see if there are any yellow asterisks or red cross's against any hardware and take note of the...
Forum: Drivers 21 Aug 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,276
Posted By whest
Firstly type this in start search "change device...

Firstly type this in start search "change device installation settings" and select never install driver software from windows update and save - uninstall the driver now and use comptibility mode with...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Aug 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 794
Posted By whest
Hi - have you AHCI enabled in the bios? If so it...

Hi - have you AHCI enabled in the bios? If so it could be the driver Microsoft installs automatically during install - to fix this go to the below site and download and install the Intel Rapid...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,247
Posted By whest
You should be ok as the 690 has 32 & 64 bit vista...

You should be ok as the 690 has 32 & 64 bit vista support and most of your hardware should be compatible with W7 and if you have any problems you can install vista drivers in compatibility mode if...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Jul 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,144
Posted By whest
Try these solutions particularily - the msconfig...

Try these solutions particularily - the msconfig setting (max memory) and the bios (memory remapping):

The usable memory may be less than the installed memory on Windows 7-based computers...
Forum: Drivers 30 Jul 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,274
Posted By whest
[QUOTE=rajithadilhan;1512561]I have a laptop...

[QUOTE=rajithadilhan;1512561]I have a laptop which does not have bluetooth support.:

I have headphones that didn't connect after i reinstalled my OS from a system image, and to get it to work...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Jul 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 6,552
Posted By whest
[QUOTE=Smee;1306491]Hey guys...newbie posting out...

[QUOTE=Smee;1306491]Hey guys...newbie posting out of total desperation and needing help!

Have you tried this one if applicable : http://support.microsoft.com/mats/cd_dvd_drive_problems

Can...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Jul 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 2,096
Posted By whest
You could try the windows vista driver and if it...

You could try the windows vista driver and if it won't install and you get an error do the following :

To install a driver/program in compatibility mode - right click the setup.exe file - click...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Jul 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,245
Posted By whest
No harm in contacting Acer - tocapet's monitor...

No harm in contacting Acer - tocapet's monitor can have the exact same problem, which can be fixed( if approved). You have 2 monitors and tocapet has only one in use, and you both have different...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Jul 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,245
Posted By whest
So you turn the monitor off after you power down...

So you turn the monitor off after you power down the PC completely, or is the PC in sleep or hibernate or something? If your sure your doing everything OK you should go the acer site and look for...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Jul 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,037
Posted By whest
Have you checked to see how much free space is on...

Have you checked to see how much free space is on your harddrive this could slow down everything (a nasty coincidence) - on the other hand a knock doesnt necessarily mean the end of the laptop, since...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Jul 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,760
Posted By whest
The below thread might do the trick - some...

The below thread might do the trick - some suggestions i noticed - firmware upgrade - use igm burn - microsoft fix etc - post back if one of the fixes works

Problems Burning discs with windows 7...
Forum: Drivers 25 Jul 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,169
Posted By whest
Try a system restore around the problem - did...

Try a system restore around the problem - did you install anything in that 2 week period - updates maybe - its annoying - a new driver required perhaps - keep working on it it must be something you...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Jul 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,361
Posted By whest
Do you have windows update set to automatic...

Do you have windows update set to automatic updates, if so, maybe its updated the router driver for w7 recently - you could check in programs and features to see if this is the case- you could also...
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