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Forum: General Discussion 22 Jan 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 37,782
Posted By edwar
As soon as you see the BIOS splash screen TAP the...

As soon as you see the BIOS splash screen TAP the F8 key repeatedly. That will bring up the Boot Menu screen where you select which device to boot from.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jan 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By edwar
Test the memory with memtest. To me it sounds...

Test the memory with memtest. To me it sounds like a memory fault. Once you use up TO a Certain amount of memory the fault shows up.
Forum: Graphic Cards 20 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,271
Posted By edwar
Thanks for the reply. That other thread was for...

Thanks for the reply.
That other thread was for a computer I was working on for a client, has nothing to do with my present problem or on the same computer.

I will try the older version of Chrome.
Forum: Graphic Cards 19 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,271
Posted By edwar
Menu glitch in Chrome on second monitor

Not sure what to do at this point?

My system has run fine for 3+ years. I have an Asus P7 board with i5 CPU and Geforce GTS 450 and 2 Dell monitors, one an older 18" LCD and the other is a 21"...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jul 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 2,175
Posted By edwar
Although it has been a while since I used the MS...

Although it has been a while since I used the MS VM XP Pro system, XP Mode, (I use Oracle Virtualbox), make sure the VM is set to Bridge network adapter. Otherwise it would be set to NAT which puts...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jul 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By edwar
Then maybe you should look for another line of...

Then maybe you should look for another line of work or retire. You clearly aren't cut out for working on computers in the world as it is today.
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jul 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By edwar
I couldn't of said it better.

I couldn't of said it better.
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jul 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By edwar
Well IMHO anyone running a computer today that...

Well IMHO anyone running a computer today that doesn't use a login password is just foolish. They should make all OSs require a password or you can't use it. That would stop all these type of...
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Jul 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,088
Posted By edwar
To my knowledge ADSL 2 (+ or whatever) does not...

To my knowledge ADSL 2 (+ or whatever) does not use PPPoE for authentication. The authentication for connecting to your ISPs network, allowing you internet access, is done by the modem/router serial...
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Jun 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By edwar
The office computer should have a password set on...

The office computer should have a password set on it, on the user account that is used and if they have more then one a password on all of them. For anyone to get to that computer they would need to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Jun 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By edwar
If you don't have the install discs for those...

If you don't have the install discs for those program do you have the license keys for them? If you do you might be able to download the installer from the companies website so they can be...
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Jun 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By edwar
Not going to happen without sharing enabled. ...

Not going to happen without sharing enabled.

As to others on a public network gaining access if you have a password set on your system, on your admin users account, they would need to know the...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Jun 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By edwar
You'll probably need a 3rd party disk management...

You'll probably need a 3rd party disk management program to partition the boot drive as I don't think Windows Disk Management will allow it. But I'm not totally sure as I've always used Acronis Disk...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Jun 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,922
Posted By edwar
The drives have to be GPT (GUID) and the BIOS has...

The drives have to be GPT (GUID) and the BIOS has to be set to UEFI and you have to jump through some hoops to get Win 7 to install on a UEFI system. Check the forum tutorials for installing windows...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Jun 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 6,901
Posted By edwar
Right click on the recycling bin and select...

Right click on the recycling bin and select properties. In the window that comes up check each drive for the option to "Don't move files to the recycle bin. remove files immediately when deleted"
...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Jun 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By edwar
The problem is someone changed the BIOS from...

The problem is someone changed the BIOS from Legacy BIOS mode to EFI mode. There must be an option in the BIOS to change it back. The kids might of also set a password on the system, a EFI/BIOS...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Jun 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By edwar
Your explanation is fine. You can't get that with...

Your explanation is fine. You can't get that with windows as the taskbar is a fixed entity. Unlike on a Android device with some screens.
So the taskbar is always fixed to one side no matter the...
Forum: General Discussion 21 May 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 990
Posted By edwar
No you just have to download the correct version...

No you just have to download the correct version of win 7. No need to mount anything. If the system you want to reinstall on has home premium then download home premium. If it has the pro or the...
Forum: General Discussion 21 May 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By edwar
Sounds like your system is going to sleep and not...

Sounds like your system is going to sleep and not just turning off the display. No need to go into control panel to turn the display off. Set it to a time period and the display will auto turn off if...
Forum: General Discussion 21 May 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,512
Posted By edwar
Then someone has compress the drive. I don't see...

Then someone has compress the drive. I don't see what facebook has to do with creating folders on a local system. Facebook is a internet website.
Forum: General Discussion 19 May 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 3,174
Posted By edwar
All those programs are needed or not any of your...

All those programs are needed or not any of your problem. Most of them load on my Dell E6420, even the USB3 as I have a USB3 card in my system.

Did you make the Win 7 ISO file from the dell...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 May 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By edwar
Sorry what do you mean you stopped dead and...

Sorry what do you mean you stopped dead and couldn't go further. You first have to turn off the homegroup system, Un-Join every PC from the homegroup. You do that in the homegroup area. Then in...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 May 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By edwar
Is there passwords st up on all user account on...

Is there passwords st up on all user account on all PCs? If not do that first. Then turn off the Homegroup stuff, it stinks IMHO, and switch to Workgroup name and in advanced network sharing turn on...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 May 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,432
Posted By edwar
As noted above your brother install counterfeit...

As noted above your brother install counterfeit versions of windows, more then likely on both systems. All dell computer do not need any activation if you use a dell branded os install disc or media...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 May 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,846
Posted By edwar
For both posters with this problem. Repartition...

For both posters with this problem. Repartition the drive first to remove any and all drive manufacturers software. Format it NTFS and then try to share it. If the sharing again fails connect the...
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