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Forum: Tutorials 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 17,304
Posted By ruggb
there is an easier way............ Just D&D the...

there is an easier way............
Just D&D the game shortcut from the start menu to the Game Explorer window or menu.
I had to be careful where I dropped it b/c it didn't seem to want to sort by...
Forum: Customization 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By ruggb
Brink I'm sure I did that already, but I tried...

Brink
I'm sure I did that already, but I tried it once more and it survived a reboot.
Maybe it is fixed this time.
thx.
Forum: Customization 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By ruggb
that is what was posted 4 yrs ago. as i said, i...

that is what was posted 4 yrs ago. as i said, i tried it and it worked once now it is doing strange things.
Forum: Customization 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By ruggb
How to get rid of "SHORTCUT" on a shortcut

I found the 2010 solution and tried it. It worked ONCE. Then stopped working.
When I chg it manually then go back in, the first number is a DIFFERENT number.
It seems to be incrementing.
I just...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By ruggb
FOUND IT - boy was that profile list messed up. ...

FOUND IT - boy was that profile list messed up.
It had more to do with OLD issues than the HDD failure.
thx
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By ruggb
login screen issue

I am trying to recover from an HDD bad block failure. I imaged the C: drive and backed up the D: drive.
deleted all partitions and wrote 0s to the drive. The bad block disappeared and was not...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jan 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By ruggb
Strange printing problem

one of my computers has this problem.
All r configured the same way.
W7, one user, Admin, on C drive
All other users on D drive
All systems r up to date.
Network printer hard wired to router....
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jul 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By ruggb
OK seems like I have created animosities RE the...

OK seems like I have created animosities RE the way I respond to 'advice'. Let me say that I know a lot but not everything. Maybe I need to give my complete bio before I post the question. I am a...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jul 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By ruggb
WELL, turns out as soon as I hit SUBMIT on the...

WELL, turns out as soon as I hit SUBMIT on the last post it froze up. It is running a lot longer before it does that now. I changed the config to run from the iGPU with the dGPU as backup. no telling...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jul 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By ruggb
Thx for all the feedback............... here is...

Thx for all the feedback............... here is an update it turns out it is NOT the PCIe to USB3 adapter -- which is great b/c there is not another like it 4 USB ports with one for the card reader...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jul 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By ruggb
This is what I have figured out about this issue...

This is what I have figured out about this issue so far: 1. It is MB independent. - It does it on 2 of my MB (775 and 1155 sockets) and many others as witnessed by the posts. 2. It occurs with...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jul 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By ruggb
thx - i didn't realize it is a toggle button

thx - i didn't realize it is a toggle button
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jul 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By ruggb
I accidentally marked this as solved - it isn't -...

I accidentally marked this as solved - it isn't - they need to move that button - toooo close to reply. I have been on 3 drivers, all seem to have the problem. It does appear to do it only when I am...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jul 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By ruggb
PC freezes randomly when USB3 PCIe adapter is installed

This problem is posted all over the inet - but no solutions yet that I could find. I have a VLI VL-800 device connected to the PCIe 1x bus. It creates 4x USB3 ports on the front panel, one being used...
Forum: System Security 04 Jul 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By ruggb
thx for ur insight - good stuff

thx for ur insight - good stuff
Forum: System Security 03 Jul 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By ruggb
thx y'all a few more ??s if UAC is so good at...

thx y'all a few more ??s if UAC is so good at top level, why is there so much advice for ppl to run as std user? what is the purpose of 'power user'? I set my user as a pwr user but see no...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jul 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By ruggb
I uninstalled the nVidia graphic driver and ran...

I uninstalled the nVidia graphic driver and ran DriverSweeper_2.1.0 to get rid of all remnants then reinstalled the latest driver and so far so good. it may be too soon to tell.
Forum: System Security 01 Jul 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By ruggb
thx for the reply BUT - why does my laptop...

thx for the reply BUT - why does my laptop respond differently - it is configured the same way and most of my programs run without entering the admin pw. I just tried setting 5 ASUS startup...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jul 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2,797
Posted By ruggb
Since AVG 'cleaned' a virus - all bets r off as...

Since AVG 'cleaned' a virus - all bets r off as the problem could be a leftover from the virus. apparently, a (some) system files r damaged. Going forward, u might not want to run normally as an...
Forum: System Security 30 Jun 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By ruggb
UAC problem for std user

I have an admin acct and a std user acct - I run in std user most of the time. It is becoming a PITA because it keeps asking me for an admin pw for just about anything. I tried to chg the UAC but it...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jun 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By ruggb
mouse pointer erratic operation

this just started...mouse pointer randomly changes to double arrow horiz line the font color changes as it appears this is in blue -- can't remember another post that wasn't black. pointer disappears...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By ruggb
D&D = drag & drop apparently it is windows...

D&D = drag & drop

apparently it is windows explorer that is getting confused.
Of course the file or folder doesn't exist on F:. It hasn't been copied there yet.
AND it is not suppose to copy it...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By ruggb
copying to external drive yields strange error

I am copying "stuff" to my new 4TB external HDD = F:\ >> from an internal drive Z:\
Things seem to go OK for a while, then I get this error message

==========
Could not find this item
This is...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Jan 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By ruggb
This is driving me nuts. The MB was RMAed 2x....

This is driving me nuts. The MB was RMAed 2x. Both times they found no problem.
All the parts - memory, cpu, HDD, video bd - work in my P35 system.
The PSU is a new one. At one point I tried the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Jan 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By ruggb
Bad Pool Caller BSOD

I have a Gigabyte P43 MB. I cannot successfully install W7 or WinXP.
It has been giving me different BSODs and getting to different parts of the install before it BSODs.
I returned it to Gigabyte...
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