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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Sep 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 51,662
Posted By Skibumtx
Here's what worked on my Zenbook: Open...

Here's what worked on my Zenbook:

Open regedit and drill down to this key:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Windows\Windows Update

Delete the key.

Reboot
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Apr 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,973
Posted By Skibumtx
Toms Hardware has some great CPU comparisons...

Toms Hardware has some great CPU comparisons based on price point

Ski
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Apr 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 736
Posted By Skibumtx
Need help from some serious geeks - not that that is a bad thing

G'day,

When I received the PC (portable Dell Inspiron) it would not access the internet and would try (but fail) to run CHKDSK /f everytime it rebooted - each time it would try it would fail with...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Apr 2011
Replies: 208
Views: 14,816
Posted By Skibumtx
+1 for NewEgg Sorry i just came across this...

+1 for NewEgg

Sorry i just came across this thread but did you post your build spec over at Tom's hardware? Great resource for DIYers

Ski
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Apr 2011
Replies: 75
Views: 4,799
Posted By Skibumtx
Just a suggestion for an alternate source of...

Just a suggestion for an alternate source of information. Toms Hardware Tom's Hardware: Hardware News, Tests and Reviews (http://www.tomshardware.com/) is FULL of people building home built...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Apr 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 14,397
Posted By Skibumtx
SuperAdministrator worked but...

My friend was able to get the super admin account to work which allowed her to run CHKDSK /F but it errored out with that same "unknown error". I talked her through trying a System Recovery but that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Apr 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 14,397
Posted By Skibumtx
Thanks - that sounds like it's worth a shot. ...

Thanks - that sounds like it's worth a shot.

Ski
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Apr 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 14,397
Posted By Skibumtx
Administrator getting Access Denied along with CHkdsk errors at startu

G'day,

I'm trying to help a friend troubleshoot a problem that she is having on her Win7 64-bit machine. She is the only user of the machine and her user icon shows her as administrator.

I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Mar 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,329
Posted By Skibumtx
Bluetooth connection Issues

I'm trying to set up file transfer between my PC and a Android phone. I've paired them together but neither seems to be able to discover the service available on the other.

How do I turn on...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 3,164
Posted By Skibumtx
Oh well, it seems to have worked. I was a...

Oh well, it seems to have worked.

I was a bit concerned that the procedure specifically called out Vista when i am using Win 7

Ski
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 3,164
Posted By Skibumtx
I tried both proposed options with NO JOY until I...

I tried both proposed options with NO JOY until I took a a closer look at the directions in the link supplied by BRINK. I found an error:

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B) Right...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Feb 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 3,164
Posted By Skibumtx
Desktop icons seem to have developed an unwelcome overlay

My desktop icons seem to have acquired and overlay that wasn't there yesterday. The attached picture shows an overlay that occurs on every shortcut but not on the folders listed on my desktop. I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Dec 2009
Replies: 37
Views: 57,730
Posted By Skibumtx
Hmmm, I have the same adapter and "solved"...

Hmmm,

I have the same adapter and "solved" the issue with a new router. I had tried older drivers (including 11.1.1.22) with no luck. If you have the right adapter/driver/router combination it...
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Dec 2009
Replies: 143
Views: 57,791
Posted By Skibumtx
Well, I think I solved my Problem!!!! ...

Well,

I think I solved my Problem!!!!

Bought a new router (Netgear WNDR3700, sweeeet!) and, so far, it's working like a champ.

Ski
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Dec 2009
Replies: 104
Views: 193,188
Posted By Skibumtx
All, As much as I feel sorry for everyone...

All,
As much as I feel sorry for everyone buying new laptops and having wireless problems I do see a possible silver lining. Maybe if Dell, HP, Lenovo, Toshiba tech support gets swamped with calls...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Nov 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,872
Posted By Skibumtx
Flan, Does this command look familiar? ...

Flan,

Does this command look familiar?

netsh winsock reset
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Nov 2009
Replies: 143
Views: 57,791
Posted By Skibumtx
Got that tee shirt too Thanks

Got that tee shirt too

Thanks
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Nov 2009
Replies: 143
Views: 57,791
Posted By Skibumtx
Torrent, I hope it's that simple. The PC is...

Torrent,

I hope it's that simple. The PC is about a year old and had been runnig great prior to Win 7 installation. As you mentioned - networking is networking - so long as everyone adheres to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Nov 2009
Replies: 143
Views: 57,791
Posted By Skibumtx
Torrent, Been there, done that, got the tee...

Torrent,

Been there, done that, got the tee shirt.

The bigger problem is that I do about 50% of my work at various wifi hotspots and I've run into many that I cannot connect to at all while...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Nov 2009
Replies: 143
Views: 57,791
Posted By Skibumtx
torrent, I tend to agree but I've seen two...

torrent,

I tend to agree but I've seen two posts on the Microsoft forums indicating that Win7 is not compatible with some existing routers;

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Welcome to Microsoft Windows...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Nov 2009
Replies: 143
Views: 57,791
Posted By Skibumtx
Me, I'm looking at the Netgear WNDR3700 - initial...

Me, I'm looking at the Netgear WNDR3700 - initial reviews are great but it may be more than you're looking for.

Gentlemen, Start Your Buying: NETGEAR WNDR3700 RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Nov 2009
Replies: 143
Views: 57,791
Posted By Skibumtx
I suspect this will work great. The wired...

I suspect this will work great. The wired connections on my router work great but Win7 does not play with my router (linksys WRT110) worth a darn. One of the support people on the Microsoft forums...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 9,796
Posted By Skibumtx
Form a Moderator at Microsoft Support (wireless...

Form a Moderator at Microsoft Support (wireless signal fades out (http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7network/thread/8d40dddb-e518-4073-bb6f-8230f78455c2))

"Windows 7 cannot obtain...
Forum: Tutorials 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 142
Views: 209,078
Posted By Skibumtx
The fact that Windows Backup and Restore cannot...

The fact that Windows Backup and Restore cannot support multiple schedule tasks is why I went back to using Acronis. Creating an image and a backup takes too much time and chews up disk space and I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 143
Views: 57,791
Posted By Skibumtx
No, 32 bit here.

No, 32 bit here.
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