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Forum: Microsoft Office 25 Jun 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,330
Posted By Mike8
Thanks, one of the problems is that I am trying...

Thanks, one of the problems is that I am trying to fix the file on W7/2010 when it was created on a computer XP/2003, so I will try repairing it on the computer that it originated on. I have several...
Forum: Microsoft Office 24 Jun 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,330
Posted By Mike8
Trouble is the file doesnt stay open for me to...

Trouble is the file doesnt stay open for me to use any compaction or repair facility in access.
Forum: Microsoft Office 24 Jun 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,330
Posted By Mike8
Access 2003/2010 fix.

I have a corrupted mdb access file 61Mbytes. There seems to be many paid for programme 'fixes' around that will repair and extract the data, I can do that. BUT I cannot see a program that will...
Forum: Software 27 Apr 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 9,049
Posted By Mike8
The funny thing is that this solved my 64bit...

The funny thing is that this solved my 64bit laptop. BUT all of my desktops using 32bit version of W7 have the %temp% resolved to C:\ and they dont have trouble with silverlight. Anyway a good result.
Forum: Software 23 Apr 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 9,049
Posted By Mike8
Absolutely spot on. I used the first option. ...

Absolutely spot on. I used the first option.

I was able to correct the problem by changing the (user) %TEMP% environment variable back to c:\users\username\AppData\Local\Temp.

I always put my...
Forum: Software 22 Apr 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 9,049
Posted By Mike8
Silverlight Error ID 1622

I have a HP Pavillion DV6, Windows 7 sp1, 4GB ram and 64bit. I have been unable to install from windows update KB2668562 (or separately) and have followed all the google and microsoft suggestions.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Mar 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 9,240
Posted By Mike8
Thanks for that, I will keep unganged. :)

Thanks for that, I will keep unganged. :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Mar 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 9,240
Posted By Mike8
Memory - unganged v ganged

I have just built a new computer, Win7 SP1 32 bit (my preference), AMD Phenom II x6, 4Gb RAM (2 x 2Gb sticks) with 3.25 usable and out of the balance 512Mb used for onboard graphics.

Bios is...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Mar 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By Mike8
Thats it, thanks! Mike

Thats it, thanks! Mike
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Mar 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By Mike8
Win 7 accessing Win 7

I have two windows 7 desktops connected on a LAN. I do not use the Homegroup sharing (have problem with IP6 on one of the machines) anyway I prefer the conventional standard workgroup share system....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Mar 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,269
Posted By Mike8
Yes everything is fine. I think the extra box...

Yes everything is fine. I think the extra box came up because I have a drive of 1TB and their are other options. Anyway happy bunny. This group is really good for its quick responses! :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Mar 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,269
Posted By Mike8
Yes, thanks I let acronis disk director do it....

Yes, thanks I let acronis disk director do it. mft, static, logical. now ok.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Mar 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,269
Posted By Mike8
Installing a Second Hard Drive

I have installed a few drives in my time. But something I do not understand has happened in drive manager in Win 7.

Obviously I have to initialise a new drive before I can format and partition it,...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Nov 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 96,409
Posted By Mike8
I also have always had this problem since...

I also have always had this problem since upgrading from xp to win7pro 32 bit. No probs because it doesnt affect anything I do, and I do not use the win7's own homegroup. But yellow query in device...
Forum: Gadgets 18 Aug 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,751
Posted By Mike8
Getting Uninstalled Gadgets Back

I have inadvertently uninstalled my desktop clock gadget. Rather than just removing it from the desktop, I seem to have uninstalled it and it no longer appears in the gadgets folder. How do I install...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Aug 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,477
Posted By Mike8
I use ccleaner to ensure no rogue start ups or...

I use ccleaner to ensure no rogue start ups or programs that just love to be added to the startup either directly or via registry, nothing unusual there. I do not have the same problem with laptops...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Aug 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,477
Posted By Mike8
It has not always done it, but is definitely a...

It has not always done it, but is definitely a function of the router's condition which seems strange. Never had to boot into safe mode with 7, dont know how to do it. When it has the black screen...
Forum: News 15 Aug 2010
Replies: 51
Views: 4,575
Posted By Mike8
Will it get the free downgrade to Win XP :)

Will it get the free downgrade to Win XP :)
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Aug 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,477
Posted By Mike8
No Internet, Win7 boots up into black screen

This is a strange one. Once or twice my win7 has booted up, post, then blue screen with welcome, then it goes into a black screen with a mouse (not hung it can be moved). Answer, log on to Netgear...
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Jul 2010
Replies: 34
Views: 5,897
Posted By Mike8
Networking equipment routers, switches are really...

Networking equipment routers, switches are really best left on.
Forum: System Security 30 Jul 2010
Replies: 35
Views: 2,537
Posted By Mike8
AVG has auto protection and will quickly put...

AVG has auto protection and will quickly put problem files in virus vault (which you can also get back if it does the wrong thing). I have used the paid for version for years (that includes root kit...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Jul 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,938
Posted By Mike8
May be the walls and where you position your...

May be the walls and where you position your laptop/router. I get this sometimes.Im not familiar with your router but make sure the aerials are up high, say on a shelf dont have your router on the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Jul 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,716
Posted By Mike8
Yes: Seems a program has extracted itself into...

Yes: Seems a program has extracted itself into the root. But what I do in these situations is make a folder on your desktop and sweep the files into the spare folder. Reboot. So you can always put...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Jul 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,983
Posted By Mike8
You may also find that booting into winXP you...

You may also find that booting into winXP you loose your system restore points on Win7 when going back to win7. This is because they use different system restore methods. There is a microsoft...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Jul 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,938
Posted By Mike8
Are you using wireless g or n (what band) and...

Are you using wireless g or n (what band) and what is the distance from router to laptop and any obstacles.
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