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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Jul 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By Ken429
I tried that approach. I started at the top and...

I tried that approach. I started at the top and then I tried starting at the bottom of the list. Each try failed. Give me a hint on which one of the eight updates I should try first.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Jul 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By Ken429
I'm back. I tried using an old system restore...

I'm back. I tried using an old system restore point hoping that might fix the problem but it didn't. So...I re-ran SURF and installed the Hotfix and I reran sfc/ scannow. Then I tried running Windows...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Jul 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By Ken429
Deleted the CBS.log and re-ran Windows Update and...

Deleted the CBS.log and re-ran Windows Update and of course it failed. This time I made a zip of just the log file instead of the whole CBS folder. Hope this helps.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Jul 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By Ken429
Ok, I downloaded SURF and ran it and it applied...

Ok, I downloaded SURF and ran it and it applied the Hotfix. I then tried to have Windows update do it's thing and it failed as it had done many times today! I have included the Screen dump of the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Jul 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By Ken429
Windows Update Error 80070308?

Suddenly today (7/9/14) Windows 7 has decided it won't update and gives the 80070308 error. I have tried Googling for a solution but can't seem to find much other than the RegistryReviver program...
Forum: Tutorials 03 Oct 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 54,760
Posted By Ken429
Can I enter 86,400 seconds and basically kill the...

Can I enter 86,400 seconds and basically kill the option. I am trying to use Task Scheduler to put the computer to sleep at 10PM and wake it up at 4AM. I might want to modify these sleep/wakeup times...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Oct 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,335
Posted By Ken429
Auto Return to Sleep after wake up

I know there was a thread on this some time ago. I am just stumbling into the issue on a Gigabyte GA-P45-UD3P MB. I have set up a task in Task Scheduler to wake up the system and hopefully stay awake...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Sep 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 7,015
Posted By Ken429
The story goes on - now that I have the Wake.bat...

The story goes on - now that I have the Wake.bat on the SSD Task Scheduler will wake the computer after it has been "Sleeping" for a few minutes. That always seems to work. However, when the system...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Sep 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 7,015
Posted By Ken429
Well, I moved the "Wake.bat" file to the SSD boot...

Well, I moved the "Wake.bat" file to the SSD boot drive and it works with just one "exit" command. So...it would appear that the SSD drive wakes up a lot faster than a standard 10,000 rpm Raptor and...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Sep 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 7,015
Posted By Ken429
All was working well using the "exit" command in...

All was working well using the "exit" command in a "Wake.bat" file. However, I put W7 "Server" on a faster machine with a SSD for the boot drive. Now the Wake.bat does not work! Task Scheduler says...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jan 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 7,073
Posted By Ken429
You might try running "powercfg -requests" from...

You might try running "powercfg -requests" from the Prompt Command window when the system should be in the S3 State. That is what gave me a hint of what was keeping my problem system from...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Jan 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 7,073
Posted By Ken429
I don't know what MB you have but the two vendors...

I don't know what MB you have but the two vendors I use are Gigabyte and ASUS and both of them have default BIOS settings of "S3". That is the mode that shuts everything down but keeps memory...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Jan 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 7,073
Posted By Ken429
After trying almost every solution posted on the...

After trying almost every solution posted on the various forums that solve the W7 no-auto sleep issue (with zero success) I finally took a closer look at the power settings in the one W7 machine that...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jan 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,355
Posted By Ken429
Messenger 2011 - Request Remote Assistance.

Can someone please point me to an Window Live Messenger 2011 forum. For some reason we are getting the following messages when trying to use Remote Assistance via Messenger 2011. Frustrated! ...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jan 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 7,073
Posted By Ken429
Windows 7 will not goto sleep automatically - sometimes!

For some reason one oif my W7 systems will (sometimes) not go to sleep automatically (after the set delay time). It seems if I go in and change something it will work for awhile and then stop...
Forum: Sound & Audio 31 Dec 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 10,900
Posted By Ken429
Yes but, I use WHS 2011 to wake up several...

Yes but, I use WHS 2011 to wake up several computers in my home network during the night and let it do the system backups on a daily basis. The ASUS P8Z68-V Pro/2600K system is the only one I have a...
Forum: Sound & Audio 31 Dec 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 10,900
Posted By Ken429
ASUS/Realtek, Latest Realtek versus default W7 Audio driver

I installed the Realtek HD audio driver from the ASUS download site (P8Z68-V Pro MB) and all was well until I installed an MSI 560TI video card and let it install the Nvidia HD Audio drivers. The...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Oct 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,850
Posted By Ken429
Ok, I fixed it! Call it yet another senior...

Ok, I fixed it! Call it yet another senior moment.

My original problem is the Gigabit Network Disconnect Waring message in the Event Log that gets generated everytime the system wakes up from the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Oct 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,850
Posted By Ken429
Thanks for the links. I was wrong - the...

Thanks for the links.

I was wrong - the problem was not that W7 would not go to sleep it was that it woke up almost immediately after going to sleep. Thanks to the forum member "A Guy" (powercfg...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Oct 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,850
Posted By Ken429
Sleep problem after updates

For some reason the system refuses to automatically go to sleep after the required idle time set up in Power Options. The issue seems to occur after program/W7 updates? If I go into the Power...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 9,702
Posted By Ken429
Like I said this was a fresh install of W7 32-bit...

Like I said this was a fresh install of W7 32-bit and MSFT did not offer SP1 untill after all the other updates mentioned above were installed. For some reason this sequence fixed the problem for...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jul 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 9,702
Posted By Ken429
I had the same problem on a fresh install of W7...

I had the same problem on a fresh install of W7 32-bit after letting Windows Update install a bunch of "fixes". I did not have the problem before all the fixes were installed. I tried uninstalling...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 7,015
Posted By Ken429
If anybody cares, I installed the latest version...

If anybody cares, I installed the latest version of APC's PowerChute Personal Edition to replace the built-in W7 UPS manager and my problem went away! So much for keeping it simple.
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 7,015
Posted By Ken429
Still struggling with the Auto Sleep and Auto...

Still struggling with the Auto Sleep and Auto Wakeup! Have been using WakeOnStandBy ver. 1.7.19 for several months and it works. But... I got cute and looked in the event log and saw that several...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 7,015
Posted By Ken429
Nahte, Thank you for the information. Looks...

Nahte,
Thank you for the information. Looks simple and straight forward. I will give it a try. I also stumbled across a free utility called "WakeupOnStandby" which looks like it would do the job...
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