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Forum: Network & Sharing 28 May 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2,725
Posted By Robert S
I've managed to fix this problem. You have to...

I've managed to fix this problem. You have to put the name of the Samba server in the hosts file (I don't know why this works but it has several times for me) - see at the bottom of this:
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Forum: Network & Sharing 28 May 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,030
Posted By Robert S
Unable to connect to mobile device

I have recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9. I would like to be able to access this device from my Win7 PC using programs such as Kies Air. Unfortunately this only seems to work...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Jan 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 8,084
Posted By Robert S
There's a simple way of converting a photo email...

There's a simple way of converting a photo email into an attachment - the recipient needs to have a Windows Live account to access a photo email, which is a pain.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 8,084
Posted By Robert S
I found the answer here: How to disable the...

I found the answer here: How to disable the Windows Live mail sign in - Microsoft Answers...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 8,084
Posted By Robert S
How do I get rid of the prompt to sign up to Windows Live Mail

Every time I start Win Live Mail I get a prompt to sign up. I use my own mail server and do not wish to use the online live mail.

How do I stop this prompt from appearing (apart from signing up)?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Dec 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By Robert S
Thanks. I've tried most of these things. I went...

Thanks. I've tried most of these things. I went to the Properties->Readyboost and it reported that the drive was dedicated to readyboost (as I initially set it). When I tried to check the disk it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Dec 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By Robert S
ReadyBoost drive keeps reporting problems on startup

I've got a 4G USB drive that I am using as a readyboost drive. Half the time it seems to work fine but frequently when I start my computer up I get a dialog "Do you want to scan and fix LEXAR (Z: )....
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Mar 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 5,701
Posted By Robert S
I've fixed this by putting the following in...

I've fixed this by putting the following in \Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts:

192.168.2.40 myserver


.. where myserver is the name of my samba server.

I've had to do this on all my...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,954
Posted By Robert S
I ended up doing a fresh install. Managed to...

I ended up doing a fresh install. Managed to activate it no problems. I had to purchase new antivirus but it was cheaper than a retail edition of W7.
Forum: General Discussion 25 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,954
Posted By Robert S
Unable to run win7 on new motherboard

I've had to replace my motherboard. When I start win7 it continuously reboots after the "starting windows 7" screen. I have tried the troubleshooting startup but it didn't detect any problems. I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Feb 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 5,701
Posted By Robert S
Win 7 Home - unable to connect to samba server

I am currently installing a Win 7 box. When I first set things up I was able to get onto my Linux server in Network -> [server name], by logging in to Win 7 using the same user name and password set...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jan 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 20,391
Posted By Robert S
CSR Bluetooth dongles don't work

I have a CSR bluetooth dongle. It initially worked but has stopped recently. It connects to a Nokia E71 phone.

In my Device Manager there is an entry "CSR Bluetooth Radio" under "Bluetooth...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 18 Dec 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 3,971
Posted By Robert S
I've switched off autohide. No joy . . . ...

I've switched off autohide. No joy . . .

There aren't any "app hang" or "app crash" messages. I'm getting a lot of "error" messages, Source "SidebySide" with the following information. Looking...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 16 Dec 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 3,971
Posted By Robert S
Hangs after wakeup from sleep

If my PC goes into sleep mode when its at the login screen it hangs when I log in as a user - at the "welcome" screen. The round thing keeps going round. I need to do a hard reboot to restart. It...
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