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Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 May 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By Technoir
Search engine automatically sets to Ask.com

Hi,

My browser (Chrome) now automatically switches default search engine to Ask.com

I go Settings > Search > manage search engines and set back to Google.com, but it ALWAYS goes back to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jan 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By Technoir
Problem Solved: The adapter was malfunctioning.

Problem Solved: The adapter was malfunctioning.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jan 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By Technoir
U.S. PC in Hong Kong, does not power

Hi,

I bought a DELL XPS Studio 9000 in the United States.
I moved it to Switzerland where I used it without an issue.

I now moved it to Hong Kong, plugged it in, but no power (monitor as...
Forum: Software 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Technoir
Sorry, you are right. Please delete this thread.

Sorry, you are right. Please delete this thread.
Forum: Software 04 Jan 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Technoir
How to set desktop icons as LIST (Win 8)

Hi,

I am trying to display my desktop icons as a list.

Windows 8 does not offer this setting, but there is an app:
https://code.google.com/p/desktoplistview/

However, everytime I reboot,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Technoir
Hi, Thanks for your reply. I tried...

Hi,

Thanks for your reply.

I tried installing and re-installing the drivers and troubleshooting the scanner for hours, to no avail. It turns out this scanner was defective and I was given a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Technoir
Epson V330 scanner not detected by Win 8

Hi,

Just bought a new EPSON V330 Scanner. Installed as indicated, plugged it in, turned it on and...nothing.
I tried everything, un-installed, re-installed, re-started, it's still not detected. ...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Sep 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 3,672
Posted By Technoir
Thank you very much for the input. Yes, according...

Thank you very much for the input. Yes, according to my research, my temp is about 20-30c too high.

Si I took it apart, nothing looks wrong and the fan looks more or less clean. I looked inside...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Sep 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By Technoir
Try this HotFix:...

Try this HotFix: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2681286
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Sep 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 3,672
Posted By Technoir
It is very hot indeed, I can no longer use it on...

It is very hot indeed, I can no longer use it on my lap (not that I ever do this anyway).

Sadly, it is a Gateway NV52, which means the fan can not be accessed from the bottom. I need to also...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Sep 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 3,672
Posted By Technoir
Thanks a lot. System Health Report, a Disk...

Thanks a lot.

System Health Report, a Disk Error appears.
Chkdsk found no error.
Scannow found no error
I updated all drivers.
I defragmented the HD, 1% fragmented.
Memtest86 requires a USB...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Sep 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 3,672
Posted By Technoir
Hi, Thanks for this. I did system restore,...

Hi,

Thanks for this. I did system restore, but still no improvement.

I still get 'unexpected error' upon running FixIt, and my PC still freezes :(
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Sep 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 3,672
Posted By Technoir
Hi, Thank you. Option Two (system file...

Hi,

Thank you.
Option Two (system file checker) did not turn up any corrupt files after several tries.

Will System Restore erase some of my files?
Will System Restore bring back today's...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Sep 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 3,672
Posted By Technoir
Running "Windows Fixit", getting 0x80070002

Hi,

Trying to run FixIt tool Windows hangs or freezes (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2681286)

But when running the downloaded FixIt, I get the error code 0x80070002

I then downloaded and...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Oct 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,987
Posted By Technoir
Yes I can see a list of WiFi networks in range,...

Yes I can see a list of WiFi networks in range, including the one ("home") I was given the password to.
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Oct 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,987
Posted By Technoir
Hi again, I attempted to change my IP...

Hi again,

I attempted to change my IP address by entering "ipconfig /release" then "ipconfig /renew", and the following appeared (in Command Prompt):


Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Oct 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,987
Posted By Technoir
Thanks, I attached the Command Prompt screenshot....

Thanks, I attached the Command Prompt screenshot. I just found out how to copy the content but am away from where the issue is.

I rent an apartment and was provided with a Network name + password...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Oct 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,987
Posted By Technoir
Hi, thanks for your reply. Not a computer...

Hi, thanks for your reply.

Not a computer expert unfortunately. I opened Cmd Prompt; what do you mean by "Post an ipconfig /all" ?
I also found "ipconfig.exe" in the Run dialog box....?
...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Oct 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,015
Posted By Technoir
It just happened again, although it lasted only 3...

It just happened again, although it lasted only 3 seconds. I was watching a video, and the sound went ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Oct 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,015
Posted By Technoir
Thanks! Device "SBRE ROOT\LEGACY_SBRE\0000"...

Thanks!

Device "SBRE ROOT\LEGACY_SBRE\0000" (appears as "SBRE" with a "!" yellow exclamation mark) did not return after reboot.
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Oct 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,987
Posted By Technoir
Can't connect to wireless network ! incomprehensible!

Hi,

I'm pulling my hair out on this one. My connection to my residence wireless network suddenly stopped working, when everyone else in the residence is still able to connect! Writing from my...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Oct 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,015
Posted By Technoir
Up!

Up!
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Oct 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,015
Posted By Technoir
Up! Anyone with the same issue?

Up! Anyone with the same issue?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 08 Oct 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,015
Posted By Technoir
Up!

Up!
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 07 Oct 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,015
Posted By Technoir
I updated the 1st message with the files. Thanks.

I updated the 1st message with the files. Thanks.
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