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Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Jul 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 2,215
Posted By not so gray matter
Here's a set of tutorials on Homegroups: How...

Here's a set of tutorials on Homegroups:

How to create a Homegroup in Windows 7

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/43961-homegroup-create.html

How to join / add a computer to a Homegroup...
Forum: Customization 17 Jul 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,433
Posted By not so gray matter
Most of this stuff needs to be done through...

Most of this stuff needs to be done through program that can modify and or create a theme. I'm not that familiar with the tools involved, but here's what I could find online.

Create Custom Windows...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Jul 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By not so gray matter
When you say won't work are you referring to...

When you say won't work are you referring to networking the computers or the connection in general. If the connection itself doesn't work then you might have a bad router port, ethernet cable or lan...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jul 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,588
Posted By not so gray matter
It spins back up before shutdown because the...

It spins back up before shutdown because the operating system needs to move files that are in random access memory to permanent spots on the hard drive. Not to mention other things which must be...
Forum: Software 15 Jul 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,678
Posted By not so gray matter
You'll get varied answers on this subject but you...

You'll get varied answers on this subject but you don't really need a tune-up "utility". However, there are some actions/programs that you should use to maintain your computer.

1) Delete old...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jul 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,731
Posted By not so gray matter
I haven't found a way to do this myself, but I...

I haven't found a way to do this myself, but I have found a workaround.

I pin the programs I use most often to the start menu list. Not only are the icons a bit larger there, but the programs...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jul 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By not so gray matter
You can allocate that "free space" into it's own...

You can allocate that "free space" into it's own partition or back into your main partition using any partition management software.

My favorite is Partition Wizard.
Partition Wizard Home...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Jul 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,501
Posted By not so gray matter
Your network may be set to "Work" but that's not...

Your network may be set to "Work" but that's not the same as being in a Workgroup.

There are two different parts of the network configuration that people usually get tripped up on.

1) Home/Work...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Jul 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,114
Posted By not so gray matter
I would think that you could create a script...

I would think that you could create a script which dials/runs the program that dials your connection for you.
Forum: Gaming 11 Jul 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,008
Posted By not so gray matter
1) Your system will play most games just fine. In...

1) Your system will play most games just fine. In the next year or so, it'll get to the point where you can't play games at max settings anymore but you should have atleast a little bit until you...
Forum: Customization 11 Jul 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By not so gray matter
There are a bunch of solutions out there.......

There are a bunch of solutions out there.... Here's one:

Hide Windows 7 taskbar with Taskbar Eliminator. | The Windows Club (http://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-hide-or-remove-windows-7-taskbar)
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jul 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 4,797
Posted By not so gray matter
It sounds like one of two problems. You either...

It sounds like one of two problems. You either have a malfunctioning wireless card or you have interference in between you and the router. In my experience, interference is the more likely culprit,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Jul 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 26,376
Posted By not so gray matter
I suggest you try Connectify instead. Instead of...

I suggest you try Connectify instead. Instead of broadcasting a pseudo network, it allows you to use the same wireless card you're connected to the internet with to broadcast a wireless hotspot. This...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jul 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 5,593
Posted By not so gray matter
It sounds like you're having driver issues. You...

It sounds like you're having driver issues. You should check the dvd burner manufacturer's website for the latest Windows 7 drivers. That may fix your problem.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Jul 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3,135
Posted By not so gray matter
Have you tried increasing the time to 5 minutes?...

Have you tried increasing the time to 5 minutes? It could be that MS's clock is off or something. If that doesn't work, you could always write a script to execute a shortcut/command which will start...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Jul 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By not so gray matter
I suggest reporting this to Opera and or the...

I suggest reporting this to Opera and or the admins can report it to the creator of the system specs add on. This will likely be fixed soon though, as Opera is a major browser and this forum isn't...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Jul 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By not so gray matter
Just use the principal I suggested with using one...

Just use the principal I suggested with using one partition/hard drive as an operating system drive. Whether you set it up in RAID or conventionally, it'll work. The rest of the drives are storage,...
Forum: Gaming 09 Jul 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,035
Posted By not so gray matter
Just an FYI, you'd much rather have a cord thats...

Just an FYI, you'd much rather have a cord thats too long than short, trust me. If the cord is too long, you can just wrap it up where it plugs into your computer.

Anyway, there are tons of...
Forum: Media Center 09 Jul 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By not so gray matter
According to a few friends, this is the best...

According to a few friends, this is the best budget tuner:

AverTV Hybrid Volar Max - Google Search...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jul 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By not so gray matter
I'm not certain, but I think you can give...

I'm not certain, but I think you can give programs priority (Prevent others from stealing focus) through the tweak program "Ultimate Windows Tweaker".

Ultimate Windows Tweaker, a TweakUI for...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jul 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,509
Posted By not so gray matter
That completely depends on what games you want to...

That completely depends on what games you want to play. You have a decent setup, so you should be able to play atleast some games. The biggest hurdle you'll run into is your graphics card. You have a...
Forum: Gaming 09 Jul 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,868
Posted By not so gray matter
Make sure you don't overlook the sound card...

Make sure you don't overlook the sound card department. A lot of the users on this forum use Realtek and think it's great. While it might work just fine for most people, the onboard cards they sell...
Forum: Gaming 09 Jul 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,526
Posted By not so gray matter
There are a few options found within the Games...

There are a few options found within the Games Explorer which should allow you to tell it to contact Microsoft for information regarding the games in the list. This should update the genre, etc.
...
Forum: Themes and Styles 09 Jul 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,212
Posted By not so gray matter
Can't fix yours, but I will suggest a start...

Can't fix yours, but I will suggest a start button that works with almost any toolbar color:

A variety of steel start orbs, mostly square and arrow shaped, sized for both a large and small...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Jul 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By not so gray matter
Basically, you're receiving a Denial of Service...

Basically, you're receiving a Denial of Service attack from that specific IP directed toward port 14850.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denial-of-service_attack
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