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Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jun 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By rbico
thanks. I hate bluetooth and I wish I could just...

thanks. I hate bluetooth and I wish I could just hook up a cable.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jun 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By rbico
it shows up under "other" and if I try to even...

it shows up under "other" and if I try to even right-click on it it, explorer crashes. Does not show up under device manager, I already tried that. Doesn't show up under programs either. I never...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jun 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By rbico
LG cell phone listed along with hard drives - causing crashes...

My stupid LG cell phone is listed along with may harddrives in windows explorer. As far as I can tell, it serves no function being there, but whenever I accidntally click on it, explorer crashes. How...
Forum: Software 24 Oct 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 5,266
Posted By rbico
thank you all for your suggestions. Still working...

thank you all for your suggestions. Still working through this one.
Forum: Software 31 May 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 5,266
Posted By rbico
I will check these both out. Thanks for the...

I will check these both out. Thanks for the suggestions.
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 May 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,413
Posted By rbico
there weren't 4 partitions, there were only 2; 1...

there weren't 4 partitions, there were only 2; 1 for the main drive and 1 for the HP restore stuff. And I didn't make the 3rd (new) partition dynamic.
Forum: Software 31 May 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 5,266
Posted By rbico
Suggestion for a duplicate file scanner/remover?

Not sure if this is the right forum, but I am looking for a good program to search all of my many hard drives for duplicate photos and music and such so I can get rid of them. I have done searches to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 May 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,413
Posted By rbico
thanks for all of your help. Due to time...

thanks for all of your help. Due to time constraints, I ended up just de-bloating the HP stuff. With the exception of a few driver issues for some older peripherals, everything went great.

For the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 May 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,413
Posted By rbico
I woud love to do a full re-install of windows 7,...

I woud love to do a full re-install of windows 7, but I have only one day and I have to swap out an old HDD from his old PC and transfer and setup all of his oultook, firefox, quickbooks and stuff...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 May 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,413
Posted By rbico
after taking a quick look at the bloatware info,...

after taking a quick look at the bloatware info, is MS essentials and their firewall enough? So I wouldn't need Avast or avira avg, etc?
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 May 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,413
Posted By rbico
awesome. I called HP and they said I could...

awesome. I called HP and they said I could partition it even if all of that crap is on there. Of course they once gave me a product ID for a SATA cable and told me it was my HDD,s o who knows.

But...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 May 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,413
Posted By rbico
I will but I have not even taken it out of the HP...

I will but I have not even taken it out of the HP box yet. it will probably be tomorrow.

thanks for your help.
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 May 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,413
Posted By rbico
Can I partition after installation?

I am helping a friend out with his new HP that he just bought. It comes with a 1TB hard drive and windows 7 home 64 bit. Since it is an HP and the OS and various HP programs are loaded on it already,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,304
Posted By rbico
Thank you all so much. I will get my friend to...

Thank you all so much. I will get my friend to get a new HDD and start from scratch.

FYI: I ran the HP diagnostic HDD tool and it failed and also recommended a replacing the hard drive.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,304
Posted By rbico
You mean update drivers and install the new HDD...

You mean update drivers and install the new HDD and I should see no more "not responding" problems?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,304
Posted By rbico
That doesn't really make sense to me (all Greek),...

That doesn't really make sense to me (all Greek), but I will suggest that my friend replace her drive to be safe.

My fear is that I suggest my friend buy a new HDD, reinstall everything, which...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,304
Posted By rbico
Here you go.

Here you go.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,304
Posted By rbico
thank you for the quick response. I will let her...

thank you for the quick response. I will let her know and try to run the temporary fix.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,304
Posted By rbico
seatools test failed, could that be why not responding issues?

I am helping a friend with her PC. she has been getting not responding problems for a few years. I do minor tweaks every once and awhile,which help but never solve the problem. She finally gave me...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Oct 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,600
Posted By rbico
thanks. can you elborate? I have avast but don't...

thanks. can you elborate? I have avast but don't see how that can affect it. And I don't understand the explorer extension thing.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Oct 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,600
Posted By rbico
windows explorer takes forever to show content

I have windows 7 home premium 32bit on a pretty fast AMD phenom II x4 with 4gb ram. The problem I ahve is with windows explorer. When I click on a drive, it takes about 5 seconds before it will show...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Sep 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By rbico
yes, but that is a work around and more work than...

yes, but that is a work around and more work than just 1-left-click on the icon which is what I want.
Forum: General Discussion 02 Sep 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By rbico
Icon in taskbar not behaving the way I want...

On my task bar I have my Firefox icon in the lower left. If I click on it, Firefox opens. Great. With my older XP computer, every time I click on that FF icon in the taskbar, it gives me another FF...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Aug 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,024
Posted By rbico
it's way less BSOD (very seldom) and more the no...

it's way less BSOD (very seldom) and more the no response and general slow. I probably shouldn't have even mentioned the BSOD. She has no viruses and no malware; I checked for both.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Aug 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,024
Posted By rbico
lots of "not responding" and freezes

I am trying to help a friend with her PC and am stumped. She is having major problems with programs "not responding" and occasional BSOD and just a general slow working environment. HP has been...
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