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Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jun 2016
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Posted By RichO
Device ID out of range?

I use my 3.5mm audio input at times to record things to my computer using audio software. Never had a problem in the past but today suddenly I am getting an error about a device ID being out of...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Jan 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By RichO
The equipment I have is a cable modem and a...

The equipment I have is a cable modem and a separate wireless router. I did replace the cable modem a couple weeks ago for the purpose of not having to pay a rental fee on the TWC modem and the IP...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Jan 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By RichO
Corporate spy? LOL! The reason the company wants...

Corporate spy? LOL! The reason the company wants to limit access is because of counterfeiters so they understandably only want their end consumers to be able to check authenticity for that reason,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Jan 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By RichO
There is a lot more to it than that. The website...

There is a lot more to it than that. The website belongs to a designer clothing manufacturer and I do authentications for this particular brand for a third party authentication company. In order to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Jan 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By RichO
Well, since the IP address changed when I changed...

Well, since the IP address changed when I changed routers and also when I connected a laptop to the modem, is it safe to assume it's a dynamic IP address?

Long story but there is a specific...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Jan 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By RichO
Changing IP address - how does it work?

Hey all,

Forgive me here, I am a novice when it comes to the topic of IP addresses, networking, etc.

What I am looking to do is change my IP address. I have Time Warner as my ISP and it's my...
Forum: General Discussion 03 May 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
I ran through the first 11 troubleshooting steps...

I ran through the first 11 troubleshooting steps and no errors were found. I guess my biggest problem is that it appears to be intermittent. Earlier today when the computer was running very slow...
Forum: General Discussion 03 May 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
I also did try to manually download the update...

I also did try to manually download the update and that worked but the install failed. Then I found this:

Microsoft acknowledges -- but doesn't fix -- KB 3038314 installer fail with error...
Forum: General Discussion 03 May 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
Sorry. The thread has gotten so big that posts...

Sorry. The thread has gotten so big that posts from days ago when the problems weren't happening kind of got lost in the middle.

IE 11.0 is installed on the computer but there are no queued...
Forum: General Discussion 03 May 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
The computer must know that today is the day I am...

The computer must know that today is the day I am bringing it back because it is giving me all kinds of problems now.

It has started dragging and the task manager is showing 100% CPU usage at...
Forum: General Discussion 02 May 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
So running MSE and Mbam at the same time should...

So running MSE and Mbam at the same time should not be a problem with bogging down the system? At least less than Avast does?
Forum: General Discussion 02 May 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
What would be a less bloated free AV that you...

What would be a less bloated free AV that you would recommend? Avast used to be that way.

I don't believe the problem is any malware or spyware because this is a fresh install I am working with...
Forum: General Discussion 01 May 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
Not sure what the CheckSur tool is though... ...

Not sure what the CheckSur tool is though...

Here is the log:

=================================
Checking System Update Readiness.
Binary Version 6.1.7601.22471
Package Version 26.0...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Apr 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
OK, file attached. Thanks. The computer...

OK, file attached. Thanks.

The computer does seem to be working fine right now...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Apr 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
OK here you go....Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):...

OK here you go....Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0): -----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
That was the first thing I tried but it doesn't...

That was the first thing I tried but it doesn't come up, even when you hold the keys down. The little blue busy mouse indicator spins and the dots after the text move but other than that it is...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
Well I can't do anything at this point because it...

Well I can't do anything at this point because it is attempting the install from the shut down screen and there is no option to abort. My only option is to power off or unplug which I am guess may...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
Well I aborted the install and then it just sat...

Well I aborted the install and then it just sat there forever doing nothing so I used the task manager to get out of the application. Then when I attempted to restart it started installing again...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
Yes 10000-20000MB...oops 5600MB was the...

Yes 10000-20000MB...oops

5600MB was the currently allocated setting when memory usage was at 100% so I went way up. What is the disadvantage of that? Only 10% of the hard drive is used for...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
I thought it was fully updated since it went a...

I thought it was fully updated since it went a several restarts without indicating there were any more updates.

Now the problem here is that it has been stuck on installing 172 for the last hour. ...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
Today it started to drag again but then I noticed...

Today it started to drag again but then I noticed that Windows update was running in the background. It actually had 189 updates to download and install and at about #172 (installation of security...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
Well, they have cable TV and phone too and there...

Well, they have cable TV and phone too and there have been no problems with that, and the internet connection and speed seems fine. It's just that something is slowing down the entire computer when...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
I will have to test things one by one and and try...

I will have to test things one by one and and try to pinpoint what is slowing down the computer. I can disconnect the router and go directly into the computer from the cable modem to see if that...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
I will be back over there on Sunday and will need...

I will be back over there on Sunday and will need to try all of this then, including the latency checker. She has the same ISP that I do, although her computer is connected directly to the wireless...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,518
Posted By RichO
OK here is a link to the specs from Speccy: ...

OK here is a link to the specs from Speccy:

http://speccy.piriform.com/results/0NZAHg4NFB0K8xp3vuKJ1XF
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