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Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Mar 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 3,143
Posted By bjrichus
Not quite fixed. It (the WLAN card) only works...

Not quite fixed. It (the WLAN card) only works while I am booted with device driver signing disabled.

I have even plugged a USB WiFi dongle/thing in and it also only works when driver signing is...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Mar 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 3,143
Posted By bjrichus
UPDATE: Well now... Backup finished <phew>...

UPDATE:

Well now... Backup finished <phew> always good to have a fresh one!

Booting after the changes (I put together this simple bat file):

bcdedit.exe -set loadoptions...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Mar 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 3,143
Posted By bjrichus
I'll give it a try after the backup I am...

I'll give it a try after the backup I am currently running completes.

This is the very last thing in the install that needs to be done, so it would be really good to get it to work.

I'll let...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Mar 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 3,143
Posted By bjrichus
Code 52 on WLAN install

Got a nice new Laptop (Dell Core i7 Latitude with lots of RAM).

Running 7 Pro x64 and everything installed fine EXCEPT for the WiFi card, which is an Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 that fails...
Forum: Chillout Room 03 Nov 2010
Replies: 1,902
Views: 115,586
Posted By bjrichus
When I were a lad... 1972-ish... the operating...

When I were a lad... 1972-ish... the operating system on the first computer I used was called "George".

Funny thing is, I was using COBOL and JCL too.... :geek:
Forum: Chillout Room 09 Sep 2010
Replies: 1,902
Views: 115,586
Posted By bjrichus
:doh:

:doh:
Forum: Chillout Room 04 Aug 2010
Replies: 1,959
Views: 158,700
Posted By bjrichus
[QUOTE=Capt.Jack Sparrow;872923] A man placed...

[QUOTE=Capt.Jack Sparrow;872923]
A man placed some flowers on the grave of his dearly
parted mother and started back toward his car when his attention was
diverted to another man kneeling at a...
Forum: News 16 Jul 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 4,696
Posted By bjrichus
I can only tell you that many 3rd party software...

I can only tell you that many 3rd party software vendors are indeed slower than you might expect when it comes to providing "certification" and therefore "support" for a flagship product! The latest...
Forum: News 15 Jul 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 4,696
Posted By bjrichus
Anything that uses a hardware driver written more...

Anything that uses a hardware driver written more than about 4 years ago is most unlikely to have a (compatible or otherwise) 64bit driver.

Like: The old Cisco VPN (I use Cisco AnyConnect on "7"...
Forum: News 15 Jul 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 4,696
Posted By bjrichus
Why still XP in so many corporates? Cost...

Why still XP in so many corporates?

Cost yes, but it's not the only (or even the main) reason. For us much more important is a lack of third party software vendor support (yes, really).

We run...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Feb 2010
Replies: 193
Views: 26,638
Posted By bjrichus
For those of us running a legit copy of Windows,...

For those of us running a legit copy of Windows, then that is not the point at all! It is about having yet another process running to take away CPU and RAM resources for no good reason whatsoever.
...
Forum: Virtualization 28 Dec 2009
Replies: 30
Views: 4,569
Posted By bjrichus
Welcome to the board! You could always use...

Welcome to the board!

You could always use use VMWare... It's a bit faster (some report very much faster) and it works on your copy of Windows 7, unlike the MS compatibility mode. You can create a...
Forum: Sound & Audio 02 Dec 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,104
Posted By bjrichus
Thank you, but I do not know what you mean. I...

Thank you, but I do not know what you mean. I assume sndvol.exe is the mixer, but what is the "control displayed". I am looking for a master volume control[/QUOTE]

Johnhoh...

On the taskbar,...
Forum: News 01 Dec 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 2,092
Posted By bjrichus
Black Screen of death is a fake... official!

Seems someone messed up....

Microsoft: 'Black Screen of Death' Claim is Bogus (http://windowsitpro.com/windowspaulthurrott/article/articleid/103233/microsoft-black-screen-of-death-is-bogus.html)
...
Forum: Chillout Room 01 Dec 2009
Replies: 2,040
Views: 96,202
Posted By bjrichus
Skin Mechanix (The Secret Life of Angels) track 3...

Skin Mechanix (The Secret Life of Angels) track 3 very electronica!

Streaming from magnatune.com where you can listen for free if you so choose.
Forum: News 01 Dec 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 3,064
Posted By bjrichus
I agree and have mine into the docking station at...

I agree and have mine into the docking station at work (130w PSU there) and on the 90w PSU at home. We have 5 of these E6500's at work and all are 100% good so far. :cool:

Interesting to note the...
Forum: News 01 Dec 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 3,064
Posted By bjrichus
How interesting... :eek: Do you have a source for...

How interesting... :eek: Do you have a source for those other reports you have read?

I have an E6500 (see specs on left) and am on BIOS A14.

Works perfectly.

No cooling or black screens of...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Nov 2009
Replies: 22
Views: 16,807
Posted By bjrichus
By the same author too.... Looks like it is...

By the same author too.... Looks like it is exactly like what I want too!

Awsome!!!

:geek:
Forum: Virtualization 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By bjrichus
I can get the VMWare start time (from a complete...

I can get the VMWare start time (from a complete power off), down by another 4 seconds, just by taking the amount of RAM up to 512Mb from the default 256Mb.

Of course, restarting the VM from a...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By bjrichus
Didn't know that! I "thought" it just downloaded...

Didn't know that! I "thought" it just downloaded a VM and used it. I guess I've got to back to MSDN and do the reading I always put off doing!!!!

It just completes the setup stuff (Keyboard type,...
Forum: Virtualization 26 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By bjrichus
Curious....

Using VMWare Player 3 to host a Linux VM, for which it works well.

I see from the file menu it is also offering a way to 'import' a VPC VM (see attached screen shot).

I'm trying to get a...
Forum: Virtualization 26 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,165
Posted By bjrichus
I also had to ditch my old VM when I went from a...

I also had to ditch my old VM when I went from a beta version to the "regular" version of VPC on windows 7. Got to say that this was NOT friendly at all of this software, but then in my case as I was...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,220
Posted By bjrichus
Ah ha!!!!! Just what I need. Many...

Ah ha!!!!!

Just what I need.

Many thanks indeed guys.

:cool:
Forum: General Discussion 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,220
Posted By bjrichus
Task Manager

Not quite sure which area this should go in (customization? Software? somewhere else?), so I am sorry if this appears to be in the wrong place and I am also sure some kind mod will move it as needed....
Forum: Virtualization 18 Nov 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 49,930
Posted By bjrichus
Just my 2c worth... When I went from the...

Just my 2c worth...

When I went from the final beta of VPC to the "real thing" post Win7 release, the speed of the otherwise really SLOW VPC start up really did improve lots.

:)
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