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Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Aug 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 869
Posted By firkinfedup
Hey Mickey! I have no idea what that was...

Hey Mickey!

I have no idea what that was all about but it's actually working fine again today. I had tried restarting the machine and network adapter separately but it hadn't helped. Another...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Aug 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 869
Posted By firkinfedup
Windows 7 RTM Internet Issues

Hi there,

I'm using Windows 7 RTM, installed it only yesterday. if I attempt to download anything it takes forever to do anything, yet web pages appear almost instantly. For example I can go to...
Forum: General Discussion 21 May 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 3,379
Posted By firkinfedup
Profile Folders Missing

Hi there,

Some of my folders are missing from my user folder, those being Music, Documents, Downloads and Videos. Unfortunately I mapped these folders to other locations and then removed the...
Forum: Virtualization 19 May 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,731
Posted By firkinfedup
hehe no probs, I should of been more clear in my...

hehe no probs, I should of been more clear in my post but was rushing in a rage that only Microsoft could induce ;)

I can't say i've ever used VirtualBox, does it allow you to use more of your...
Forum: Virtualization 19 May 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,731
Posted By firkinfedup
Nope to all of the above, my machine is fine I...

Nope to all of the above, my machine is fine I can guarantee that, Virtual PC 2007 works fine. The machine is freshly built with Windows 7, less than a week and has hardly anything installed other...
Forum: Virtualization 19 May 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,731
Posted By firkinfedup
I'm giving up on this beta. It's painfully slow! ...

I'm giving up on this beta. It's painfully slow!

I just created a brand new VM, and I can hardly move the mouse about the screen.

That's on a Dell Inspiron 9400, 2gb RAM, Core 2 Duo 2ghz. ...
Forum: Virtualization 19 May 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,731
Posted By firkinfedup
Hi there, Unless I intentionally causing it...

Hi there,

Unless I intentionally causing it to blue screen, which I'm not willing to do as it's a works laptop and the hard drive doesn't like that kind of treatment, I shall I have to just refer...
Forum: Virtualization 15 May 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,731
Posted By firkinfedup
Well, oddly enough I told it to Hibernate and it...

Well, oddly enough I told it to Hibernate and it started doing it, then told me that it couldn't complete because an operation was already in progress. The VPC had disappeared so I went into the...
Forum: Virtualization 15 May 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,731
Posted By firkinfedup
I shall give it a go in a couple of hours when I...

I shall give it a go in a couple of hours when I finish working and let you know, I daren't do it just now as I had to do a full chkdsk yesterday after the BSOD f*cked with the hard drive.
Forum: Virtualization 14 May 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,731
Posted By firkinfedup
Virtual PC Beta Causing BSOD

When I shut down my VPC at the end of the day after a good few hours use, it causes a BSOD of the laptop reboots.

The error is something along the lines of "An application attempted to release a...
Forum: Virtualization 14 May 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,016
Posted By firkinfedup
Well that seems to be a pretty conclusive test,...

Well that seems to be a pretty conclusive test, if I run a virus scan the whole vpc speeds up to acceptable levels, if I don't the vpc just isn't given enough time and is extremely unresponsive.
Forum: Virtualization 13 May 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,016
Posted By firkinfedup
I've just installed Live OneCare and all the...

I've just installed Live OneCare and all the while I'm performing a system scan, performance has been perfect. So for some odd reason it seems the increased disk IO is causing the host to allocate...
Forum: Virtualization 13 May 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,016
Posted By firkinfedup
Virtual PC Beta in Windows 7, Unresponsive

Hi there,

I'm using the new Virtual PC Beta with Windows 7 RC1. Although everything works, one thing I am finding is that it is extremely unresponsive, I was wondering if this was a common...
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