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Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
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Posted By boweasel
I had some problems with multipart rar files -...

I had some problems with multipart rar files - although the downloads stopped at 100% the files were not complete so the extract failed. Since I then had to re-download all the parts, I was looking...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By boweasel
I'd go along with gregrocker on this. Follow his...

I'd go along with gregrocker on this. Follow his suggestions on Malwarebytes and SAS. Then I'd download Revo Uninstaller, select a level 4 uninstall, and blow away SnagIt and any remnants. Then,...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By boweasel
As anyone can plainly see from the image I...

As anyone can plainly see from the image I submitted, in IE8 the percent completed was displayed at the very top of the window, in blue. In the example I posted it says 41% of bd-fullset.exe. So I...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By boweasel
I'm assuming that since this had now slipped back...

I'm assuming that since this had now slipped back to page 4, either nobody knows or nobody understands (or nobody cares). If it's door number 2, here is a screen image of what the IE8 downloads...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By boweasel
On Windows XP and IE8 when I would download...

On Windows XP and IE8 when I would download something it would open up a blue window which would contain the following on the top line:

Estimated Time Left - 3 hr 45 min (1.54 MB of 714 MB...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By boweasel
Can I track Downloads in IE by MB / Desktop Icon Query

When I used to use Windows XP, any files I was downloading would be visible in a horizontal bar indicator, indicating how many MBs had been downloaded, as well as the percentage completed. IE10 in...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
Yup. After the ethernet driver was installed I...

Yup. After the ethernet driver was installed I waited 'till all the updates were complete (and when you think they're finally complete - just wait 5 minutes and they'll be a whole new set), then I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
You guys have been great! With GR's tip about...

You guys have been great! With GR's tip about the drivers and windows updates, I only had to get the Ethernet driver from ASUS. The rest just came in with the updates. Have activated Windows,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
Success! :shock: It actually worked. Of course...

Success! :shock: It actually worked. Of course I have no drivers. Can they be pulled of the old drive, or should I just go to the ASUS site?
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
Had to open 7-zip from all programs, then...

Had to open 7-zip from all programs, then navigate to the pidgen.rar file to get it to work. That ain't the way it USED to work.....
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
And the frustration level continues to ratchet...

And the frustration level continues to ratchet even higher.... This is a RAR file and although this computer seems to be able to handle zip files with a right click followed by extract all, right...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
SOB.... After jumping through all these hoops to...

SOB.... After jumping through all these hoops to determine the product key, wiping, partitioning, formatting a new drive, and using my unbranded Windows 7 Home Premium disk to install Windows.... I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
I've got 2 Microsoft Windows 7 disks - one is 32...

I've got 2 Microsoft Windows 7 disks - one is 32 and the other 64. But they're Windows 7 Professional and I sort of remember getting an indication somewhere that the bad HDD was Home Premium. I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
Okay... FINALLY something that seems to work. I...

Okay... FINALLY something that seems to work. I have the key. Or at least A key, with the requisite 25 character jumble of letters and numbers. And since the image process has gone south I guess I'll...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
I'm still working on the re-image part of this...

I'm still working on the re-image part of this FUBAR. I'll try your product key suggestions if and when it's determined that this imaging end of the project is a dead end...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
Either the next time you're over for Yuengling...

Either the next time you're over for Yuengling Lager...., or it was a rhetorical question

I still get nothing. Could I be using the wrong tool? I'm running something called produkey-x64, because...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
Some times I'm not very good at reading between...

Some times I'm not very good at reading between the lines. Just ask my wife. A slap upside the head followed by bellowing in my ear 'Just end the check disk' is all that would've been required....
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
I appreciate the distinction but it has little...

I appreciate the distinction but it has little practicable application since a non-activated Windows will expire in 30 days

The E: drive, as it is now known did have 189GB of free space on a drive...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
Unfortunately this tool does not work for me. ...

Unfortunately this tool does not work for me. Whether it is because of chkdsk (still running, still on stage 4, replacing bad clusters like crazy, but also using 2GB - yes 2,000,000K - of my...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
I find product keys to be incredibly maddening -...

I find product keys to be incredibly maddening - one purchases the key when one purchases an OEM PC. But if it fades, or rubs off, or the dog's claws render it unreadable, you're SOL since Magic...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
Oh, now I see. Up until the point that you...

Oh, now I see. Up until the point that you reinstall, the PC is not using the product key on the COA sticker. But isn't this a catch-22 situation? If your COA wears off the bottom of your laptop...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
I'm going to try two of the suggestions I've...

I'm going to try two of the suggestions I've received here - first the ProduKey, followed reimaging of the old drive and restoring the image to the new drive suggestion. I'd never get my brother to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
Thanks. I'm unfamiliar with this product. I'll...

Thanks. I'm unfamiliar with this product. I'll give it a try and report back.
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
And I did not know it was illegal. I have known...

And I did not know it was illegal. I have known computer shops to purchase operating systems and product keys online. They'll get a link to download the OS followed by an email containing the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jun 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 1,619
Posted By boweasel
Thanks, but I don't know what that statement...

Thanks, but I don't know what that statement means in regard to a product key displayed using Belarc. If I have to reinstall Windows 7 on a custom built PC I'll need a product key. I've already...
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