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Forum: Network & Sharing 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By RogerR
Can you provide more information on the issue? ...

Can you provide more information on the issue?
Does the connection appear in your task bar with a red x or a yellow triangle?
Assuming you have checked for the latest driver, have you tried...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By RogerR
Have you run Checkdisk /r or Windows startup...

Have you run Checkdisk /r or Windows startup repair from the install disk, 3 times? There are tutorials for both these functions.
Forum: Drivers 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 789
Posted By RogerR
Have you tried installing drivers using the HP...

Have you tried installing drivers using the HP Support Assistant (http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=4278419&swLangOid=8&swEnvOid=4063)?
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By RogerR
If your new drive is a Sammy, why not just use...

If your new drive is a Sammy, why not just use the included software to make the image? Or is that what you are asking?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By RogerR
Run Checkdisk and the manufacturer's hard disk...

Run Checkdisk and the manufacturer's hard disk diagnostic utility. If the drive is good, try Minitool Partition Wizard (free).
Forum: Customization 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By RogerR
If you right click on the triangle and select...

If you right click on the triangle and select properties, you can turn off icon notifications - does that help?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By RogerR
Are you cycling power on the monitor or rebooting...

Are you cycling power on the monitor or rebooting the OS? Have you tried another monitor and cable? This at least would isolate hardware from OS issues.

Try turning the monitor brightness and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 395
Posted By RogerR
Curious as to the plethora of problems. I use an...

Curious as to the plethora of problems. I use an SSD for my OS and have separate (platter) HDDs for programs and backups. Its been years since I let my OS play in the same space as programs and data...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By RogerR
Wild shot: are Acrotray or other Adobe...

Wild shot: are Acrotray or other Adobe applications enabled in Startup?

Check the Startup tab in System Configuration and uncheck any Adobe programs.
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By RogerR
Have you tried uninstalling your video drivers,...

Have you tried uninstalling your video drivers, rebooting and the installing the most stable recent version? Some drivers just don't take well to "updating".
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By RogerR
ATI catalyst is the installer for your video...

ATI catalyst is the installer for your video (Radeon) and audio (Realtek) drivers. You can download the appropriate Catalyst and drivers, uninstall the existing ones, then reinstall the new ones...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By RogerR
Cancelling a virus scan alone should not cause...

Cancelling a virus scan alone should not cause boot failure. Did you suspect you had a virus or malware?

You aren't clear if you can boot into Windows or not. If not: run Startup Repair (you may...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 793
Posted By RogerR
First off - I have done what you are doing,...

First off - I have done what you are doing, though in retrospect it was the hard way.

You aren't clear on whether you can get the machine on-line. If you can, search for other drivers from windows...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 799
Posted By RogerR
Just to point out that this scenario is a...

Just to point out that this scenario is a worst-case multi-year scenario - NOT between now and January. I can't remember ever needing to replace a CMOS battery, typically because the machine became...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By RogerR
Sounds like a corrupted file system. Try running...

Sounds like a corrupted file system. Try running Seatools (http://www.seagate.com/support/downloads/seatools/)diagnostics.

If you get a boot with visible files - try to copy them to another drive...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By RogerR
Welcome to 7F. I am wary of "Tune...

Welcome to 7F.

I am wary of "Tune Up"programs - the only one I trust is CCleaner (http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner)- have you uninstalled AVG to see if that made a difference?

Do you have any...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By RogerR
So is Google going to index all these capcha's...

So is Google going to index all these capcha's and profile us with the data?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 799
Posted By RogerR
Just saving the hard drive would take up a lot...

Just saving the hard drive would take up a lot less space. You could also backup any data you might need into the cloud somewhere - say a free Dropbox account - where it would be considerably more...
Forum: Gaming 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By RogerR
Check the temperatures first. There are several...

Check the temperatures first. There are several free programs that can monitor motherboard temperatures. I like Speccy, but there are others. You don't seem to have a particularly high-end system, so...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By RogerR
It sounds like the system is scanning the bus for...

It sounds like the system is scanning the bus for a drive that isn't there and timing out before defaulting to the OS drive. Try to connect your boot disk to the first physical SATA port and check...
Forum: Drivers 1 Week Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 26,147
Posted By RogerR
Is this still available somewhere? I've had to...

Is this still available somewhere? I've had to revert back to old MS drivers.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By RogerR
Have you checked Device Manager for any flags?...

Have you checked Device Manager for any flags? Are all the USB controllers error free? Are there any other USB ports and if so, do they exhibit the same issue?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By RogerR
Cheap printers are just that. Actually a loss...

Cheap printers are just that. Actually a loss leader I think, with only about 50 pages of ink on board and will soon require new ink cartridges for just ... $23.95! Perhaps why HP is spinning off...
Forum: Drivers 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By RogerR
Sigh. I had to rollback too. But it did fix that...

Sigh. I had to rollback too. But it did fix that problem.
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By RogerR
The cross on the wireless icon indicates the...

The cross on the wireless icon indicates the network adapter on your computer is switched off or unavailable, not that the router is not working. Look for it in device manager and see if you can't...
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