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Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Sep 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By kirkm
2xg, I'll really reluctant to do that because...

2xg, I'll really reluctant to do that because there are 5 computers here and everything works except a new folder share with Win7. If I break something the whole shebang might fall apart and I'd...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Sep 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By kirkm
I presume I paste the outputs here ? Apologies...

I presume I paste the outputs here ? Apologies if wrong...

XP


Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Kirk...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Sep 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By kirkm
Hi, I turned OFF the firewall in XP and I still...

Hi, I turned OFF the firewall in XP and I still could not access the shared folders. So then I turned OFF the Win7 firewall. No change. So then turned them both OFF and still nothing. The same ones...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Sep 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By kirkm
Doing this gives the exact same result as...

Doing this gives the exact same result as double-clicking in MyNetworkPlaces. Ones that work still work and those that don't bring up the same "is not accessible. You might not have permission blah...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Sep 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By kirkm
The XP machine has AVG, Win7 has MSE. I've no...

The XP machine has AVG, Win7 has MSE. I've no firewall on either other than what comes with the OS. I haven't attempted to disable it (and wouldn't know how to). Happy to try that if you tell me what...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Sep 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By kirkm
Hi 2xg, sorry for delay but I was trying to get a...

Hi 2xg, sorry for delay but I was trying to get a bit further ahead with new info... but no luck.

Yes I have a workgroup (called mshome). I can see the folders there n Xp NetworkPlaces too... but...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Sep 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By kirkm
Simple File Sharing. No Go. Need Help.

I've tried to set another drive on my Win7 machine to Network with XP. I have a couple of folders
already which work fine. But this latest one dings at me with "...is not accessible. You might not...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Jun 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By kirkm
Using HP Scanjet 3770

Hi,

Just discovered HP are not supporting my scanner in Win7. The Vista 64 drivers seem to work though

Import pictures wizard saves the image so I can then Open it, but is it possible to Scan...
Forum: Sound & Audio 19 Jun 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,244
Posted By kirkm
Thanks for the reply fireberd. I did try the...

Thanks for the reply fireberd. I did try the Realtek sound and I'm a bit surprised at your comments and I want to do recording work and much prefer the Creative products. The Realtek interface is a...
Forum: Sound & Audio 19 Jun 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,244
Posted By kirkm
Sound Problem with new install Win 7 64 bit

Hi,

My Soundcard will not properly in Win 7 64 bit. Although I (think) I have the right drivers and device manager says All OK the sound is crackly and very distorted.

Soundcard is a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 May 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By kirkm
There's one TV and 2 DVD players connected to the...

There's one TV and 2 DVD players connected to the LAN and we watch avi files with them. You think I would need Twonky to continue doing that? Thanks.
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 May 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By kirkm
DLNA - and new install with LAN

Hi,

About to upgrade XP to Win7. I have DLNA setup and running with Twonky. Will I still need Twonky with Win7 or does it have this facility built in ?

I've also got a second computer on the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Feb 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 1,267
Posted By kirkm
LeadTek Winfast VC100 compatability

This is a old video capture card with composite video input. Win 98 wintage. It is worth even trying with Win 7 64 bit? I'd like to use it again with a security camera.

Thanks for any info.
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Jan 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,226
Posted By kirkm
> Did you have a look at this link? Not too...

> Did you have a look at this link?

Not too in depth. I did enter the one device I know is not supported - Creative Live Drive II but it
reported no matches.
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Jan 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,226
Posted By kirkm
Why I bought Win7 (being more than happy with XP)...

Why I bought Win7 (being more than happy with XP) was because I'd heard rightly or wrongly that MS were ditching win7 and it may get hard to get in the future. And that Win8 was best kept away from -...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Jan 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,226
Posted By kirkm
Hi Dale, Cool... will dive in soon and see how it...

Hi Dale, Cool... will dive in soon and see how it all pans out. I'm hoping it's still possible to have a quick launch bar (or equivalent) and I can dump stuff on the desktop (until I do a cleanup).
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Jan 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,226
Posted By kirkm
Hi Guys, Many thanks for all the replies....

Hi Guys,

Many thanks for all the replies. Lots to read, think about, and plenty to worry about ! Dale, your reply really helped and I'll certainly be referring back to it.... likewise to the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Jan 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,226
Posted By kirkm
Some Xp-Win7 questions

Hi,

I'm about to install Windows 7 (from XP) and have a couple of questions.

Should I use the 64 or 32 bit version? I have 4 GB of RAM.

How bad really is the thing that asks all the time if...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By kirkm
Hi bobkn, Thanks for the reply. Guess I read...

Hi bobkn,
Thanks for the reply. Guess I read too much into 'upgrade'. I've never seen/heard/know anything about Windows Easy Transfer so will leave it alone.
I'm dreading how much won't work... and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By kirkm
Thanks for that Link. Good information Looks like...

Thanks for that Link. Good information Looks like a re-install of everything. I can keep a XP Image with Seagate Disk Wizard if the worst happens.I expect trouble with the LAN though- sharing some...
Forum: Sound & Audio 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,000
Posted By kirkm
Yes, Creative Labs confimed it - it's just too...

Yes, Creative Labs confimed it - it's just too old. There is a non Creative driver of kinds, but it did not allow usage
of the front panel volume and interfacing. So I may as well take it out......
Forum: Sound & Audio 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,000
Posted By kirkm
Creative Live Drive II and Win 7

Hi,

I understand Creative Live Drive II has no Win 7 drivers. I'm soon to do an upgrade install of Win7 over
XP. What might happen to the sound... it is likely to use the existing driver or is...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By kirkm
Win 7 Install pending

Hi,

In a couple of weeks I'll be upgrading XP to windows 7 and may have all kinds of problems.
I hope it'll be OK to ask here ?

It is the upgrade version (I currently have XP SP3) and I'm...
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