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Forum: Sound & Audio 22 Oct 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By borate
Same RealTek here, and but for a few occasions...

Same RealTek here, and but for a few occasions with Win 7 my experience with NVidia video driver installations was your experience. It didn't affect audio.

I am not using the virtual driver. ...
Forum: Sound & Audio 22 Oct 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By borate
NVidia install disables start-up sound

NVidia video driver also installs NV high-def audio drivers, which disables Win 7's start-up sound, yet all other sound is fine. (Realtek audio driver feeds the speakers.)

Yes, "Play start-up...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 581
Posted By borate
DVD maker, no audio

Windows 7 DVD maker records no audio, whether it be from an AVI or a WMV ??
Forum: Virtualization 20 Jun 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 7,442
Posted By borate
Wise advice. And though BIOS updating has gotten...

Wise advice. And though BIOS updating has gotten more reliable and easier I share your apparent caution on not performing it unless necessary. I vaguely recall a manufacturer mention that advocated...
Forum: Virtualization 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 7,442
Posted By borate
Dang! Overlooked this in both my manual and the...

Dang! Overlooked this in both my manual and the interface, until you explicitly pointed it out. There' a SCROLL BAR that I ignored. Interestingly, after XP mode was reinstalled, with...
Forum: Virtualization 18 Jun 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 7,442
Posted By borate
Enable Hardware Virtualization

It seems I recall there was a setting for hardware virtualization in the BIOS but when I upgraded the BIOS that setting is no longer seen. This Asus P8P67LE is supposed to have it built in,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Nov 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,049
Posted By borate
Existing firmware was 3.02, allegedly responsible...

Existing firmware was 3.02, allegedly responsible for the problem. Update is 3.55, hopefully the fix. So far so good.

Corazon's comment, above, was insightful. The older IDE optical drives here...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Nov 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,339
Posted By borate
Thanks for the effort. Hopefully solved by...

Thanks for the effort. Hopefully solved by virtue of a firmware update to the SSD drive.
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Nov 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,049
Posted By borate
That's fine. At times the corruption wouldn't...

That's fine. At times the corruption wouldn't occur for days. I was planning to close this thread in a week or so, after being convinced that the fault was indeed solved.

And thanks for the good...
Forum: Drivers 17 Nov 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,454
Posted By borate
CD ISO firmware update fails to load

In another thread in the "performance" forum NTFS corruption on an OCZ Vertex PLUS drive is being discussed. OCZ has put up a firmware patch which they claim may fix the issue.

***UPDATE***
OCZ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Nov 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,049
Posted By borate
I used DISKPART to allegedly make a bootable...

I used DISKPART to allegedly make a bootable flash drive. No joy in simply running the OCZ file at boot. Knowing nothing of Ubuntu, I won't pursue the USB Installer option further.

Thanks for...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Nov 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,049
Posted By borate
Thanks for checking in, Jumanji. The download is...

Thanks for checking in, Jumanji. The download is an SSD firmware update from the OCZ-Vertex site, so it should be valid.

Per your suggestion I burned the ISO to a DVD/RW. Same result.

Then I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Nov 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,049
Posted By borate
ISO CD can't see optical drives

Marvel controller and SATA mode are both set to IDE.
The ISO firmware update was burned to two disks using different software - to be certain that they were good, and further verified for...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Nov 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,339
Posted By borate
It is aligned, likely by W7 at install. ...

It is aligned, likely by W7 at install.

Later findings revealed that the corruption occurs not only at boot, but at random times as well - one being at 3 in the morning while in SLEEP mode.
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Nov 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,339
Posted By borate
I followed your suggestion, DustSailor, and...

I followed your suggestion, DustSailor, and happened upon a forum where other Vertex2 users listed similar complaints.

As the fault crops up ONLY during restarts, there was speculation that it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Nov 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,339
Posted By borate
Verifies "no errors." Total...

Verifies "no errors."



Total W7/SP1/all updates over-install just last week.



Done. None found, except when the problem occurs.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Nov 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,339
Posted By borate
NTFS corruption

Win7/SP1 (64) and OCZ-Vertex2 solid state drive (C:) running in AHCI mode.

Random, occasional NTFS corruption that automatically invokes CHKDSK at next boot, but takes only a minute to repair. ...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 26 Oct 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,991
Posted By borate
Gave it a go, per Fix a corrupted user profile...

Gave it a go, per Fix a corrupted user profile (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/fix-a-corrupted-user-profile)

Created a new account. Copied old <username> folder, changed permissions...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 25 Oct 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,991
Posted By borate
WMP wrong thumbnails

Despite deleting folder/thumbs.db and Album Art Cache files and WMP databases (while NOT hiding hidden files), corruption continues with the wrong thumbnail images appearing on some music cuts.
...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Oct 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By borate
Thanks pal. JUST ran across it, before I spotted...

Thanks pal. JUST ran across it, before I spotted your reply. Clicking on the ICON is the trick. Best.
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Oct 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By borate
Change Local Net 2 to Local Net

I once ran across a simple UI item that allowed me to change LOCAL CONNECTION (http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic172565.html#) 2 to LOCAL CONNECTION.

It wasn't in the registry, and I am not...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Oct 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 3,234
Posted By borate
Entering the ISP's domain name in the "DNS suffix...

Entering the ISP's domain name in the "DNS suffix for the connection" field was the solution that the ISP came up with...and it succeeded.

Interestingly, I recall that they noted the warning...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Oct 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 3,234
Posted By borate
IPCONFIG DNS info

Enter "ipconfig" at the command prompt and CONNECTION-SPECIFIC DNS SUFFIX info will be listed.

Where in Windows 7 is that DNS suffix info configured? Thanks.
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Oct 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 2,291
Posted By borate
DNS time-out warnings

Not critical, but what is the fix for these oft-seen event viewer warnings?

Name resolution for the name _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.domain.actdsltmp timed out after none of the configured DNS servers...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Oct 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 6,077
Posted By borate
NTuser.dat corrupt at bootup

Win 7 (64), P8P67E MB, 2600K CPU

At each boot-up, the following error is generated...

(Registry hive recovered) Registry hive (file) '\??\C:\Users\<username>\ntuser.dat' was corrupted and it...
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