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Forum: Sound & Audio 07 Sep 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By msongs
what is the "file type" of a dvd??

In types of files in windows what is the file type for a dvd?

Since WMP does not play sound on any DVDs (way to go Microsoft) I have added VLC. There does not seem to be any way to make that the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 May 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By msongs
best way to save drivers for win7 new install in ssd...

got my new ssd and will do a clean install of windows in a day or so. common internet advice seems to be to copy drivers to a disk and save for install on the new ssd. how does one 'save" network...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 May 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 764
Posted By msongs
SSD update...

ordered a samsung 840 250GB model. leaning towards a clean install if it will be moderately easy to get all the updates for the OS and any hardware drivers I need drivers I need (canon 8300 printer,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Apr 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 764
Posted By msongs
looking at 2 by samsung and probably

the 250 gb model thats around $200. I want one with the 3.5 conversion brackets I think, but it sounds like you can just stick to the case anywhere using velcro lol. Also with software for the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 764
Posted By msongs
cloning the old drive..

so if I just clone the old HD the benefits of speed etc will still be the same compared to the old HD...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 764
Posted By msongs
get and install an ssd?

hi,

looking at an ssd for my computer. My C: is only 85.2GB, I guess that's win7 +programs, and all my data drive is only 71 GB, so evidently the whole shebang is only 156 GB.

It would all fit...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Apr 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By msongs
managed to get win7 back TG

disconnected the drive w vista and linux on it. now back to the dual boot screen w\7 and linux even tho linux is not even on the hard drive. after rebooting a bunch of times the keyboard now can...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By msongs
windows 7 has disappeared!!!!!!!!!!!!

Im looking at disk management and the Vista drive has now been made C: partition and the windows 7 partition/drive has disappeared!!!!!

well that program certainly has a big effect
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By msongs
that program made things worse...........

followed the tutorial for easyBCD(?) and it made things worse. it moved the boot to C; and when I rebooted the computer now the black dual boot choice screen is set to linux not windows and the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By msongs
that program screwed things up worse....

moved the boot control to c and now win 7 will not boot. details in that other thread tho
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By msongs
got it with chrome

will try it later this pm. thanks for the suggestions
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By msongs
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By msongs
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By msongs
easybcd does not download/save?

went to download easybcd. clicked on download. save file dialog came up. clicked save. nothing happened, no downloader window, not on computer, search could not find it, visual search of download...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By msongs
checked startup in msconfig, practically nothing

is set to load on startup, just the OS, the monitor profiler, and these :

MS security client
common sdk
cpmonitor A
java
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By msongs
the story continues...

used another keyboard, the kind with the round plug with the pins and tab. got to black dual boot choice screen and nothing works - arrows, enter, escape, f8. then it booted into windows ok.
...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By msongs
programs load muich faster in vista than win7?

went to my second hd to boot vista for a change. win7 is on my first hd.

was shocked to see programs booted up on vista in the snap of a finger while on win7 they take 30 seconds or so. wondering...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By msongs
win 7 loading up now but first...

I get the dual boot choice screen that is not selectable. then win 7 goes ahead and boots, just a delay while that process occurs. bit mistake trying to get linux working....cause it dont
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By msongs
got into win 7 so

guess I will go to the 2nd hd and delete linux. maybe that will remove the non functioning dual boot option.
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By msongs
i put a linux program in its own partition on my...

i put a linux program in its own partition on my second hd. the bios option shows choose between win7 and the linux. just can't get the arrows etc to move from one to the other. i have boot options...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By msongs
dual boot not working....cant choose between the choices

hello. tried a dual boot setup. when the black screen shows after bios runs, the one that offers the choice of 2 systems. there is no way to choose one over the other. down arrows dont do anything,...
Forum: News 01 Apr 2013
Replies: 74
Views: 3,860
Posted By msongs
here are some possible solutions to end of desktop etc....

use windows 7 disconnected from the internet for programs like database, art and photography, design etc.
this way one would not need updates, which are mostly for security issues anyway.

use the...
Forum: Security News 24 Mar 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,731
Posted By msongs
so how does one access this wonderland of security?

going on the internet using firefox...how does one use this new service? I use a cable ISP, not a home server. just curious to have this information converted into something useful for a typical...
Forum: News 22 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By msongs
there are free alternatives to almost everything microsoft offers...

contrary to popular myth, MS is NOT a monopoly. Try apple or linux. there are tons of free software doing almost everything MS does.

fight the power! use the alternatives
Forum: Graphic Cards 11 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 625
Posted By msongs
got this graphics card installed and no probs at all....

now both screens run just fine since there is no more vga
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