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Forum: Software 18 Apr 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 6,264
Posted By apollo911
Gmail Notifier not working..

Friend has just bought a new laptop W7 HP x64 upgrading from her old XP machine.

I installed the Gmail notification program but it never alerts when there is new email.

If I right-click and...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 May 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,678
Posted By apollo911
PC Gigabyte EP45-UD3R E6750 4GB W7 HP...

PC Gigabyte EP45-UD3R E6750 4GB W7 HP x64
Laptop1 Dell Inspiron 9400 Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo T7200 W7 HP x86 3GB
Laptop2 Intel Pentium M 750 2GB W7 HP x86
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 May 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,678
Posted By apollo911
Homegroup not working since router change

I have a PC and two laptops running W7 HP which have been happily connected via a Homegroup since W7 Beta.

Last week I had to replace my router and in doing so change the wireless SSID and...
Forum: Drivers 11 Mar 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 6,853
Posted By apollo911
Need W7 driver for Panasonic DP-1510P..

printer/photocopier.

Friend has put W7 HP on his Office PC but now can't find a driver for his MFP , a Panasonic DP-1510P?
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Jan 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 65,996
Posted By apollo911
silly me..

I meant parallel port but I guess the same principle applies.. I'll let you know.

Thanks again.
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Jan 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 65,996
Posted By apollo911
You, Sir, are a genius :-) And now the...

You, Sir, are a genius :-)
And now the supplementary question - solution was perfect for HP Laserjet but there is also a Panasonic DP 1510P MFD connected to the XP PC which only has a serial port...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 65,996
Posted By apollo911
Thanks..BUT..

the option to add additional drivers is grayed out until you select one of the OS check boxes - and there is no W7 or Vista option - I tried XP 64 but it didn't like that at all when I tried to add...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Jan 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 65,996
Posted By apollo911
Thanks for your help but we seem to be going...

Thanks for your help but we seem to be going round in circles.
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Jan 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 65,996
Posted By apollo911
I plugged it in, Windows said "Installing Device...

I plugged it in, Windows said "Installing Device Driver Software" ad downloaded and installed OK. Printer works fine attached to laptop.

Printer works fine attached to PC running XP.

File...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Jan 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 65,996
Posted By apollo911
no PC is running XP SP3, Laptop W7 HP 64-bit.

no PC is running XP SP3, Laptop W7 HP 64-bit.
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Jan 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 65,996
Posted By apollo911
Thanks, but no luck. I installed the Laserjet on...

Thanks, but no luck. I installed the Laserjet on the laptop - Windows downloaded and installed the drivers automatically and it works perfectly, but when I re-connect it to the PC (via USB) and click...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 65,996
Posted By apollo911
Can't add Network Printer..

I have Windows 7 HP on my laptop and have connected it to the office XP network..I can share files and folders OK with the office PCs but when I try and add the printer I get an 0x00000214 'cannot...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Oct 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,245
Posted By apollo911
What exactly is stored in User Account settings?

What exactly is stored in User Account settings?
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Oct 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,245
Posted By apollo911
Easy transfer .. is it?

I am going to do a clean install of W7 Home Premium, replacing Vista HP - my question is.. what is the point of backing up settings?

As I have to re-install my software and much of that will store...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 18,636
Posted By apollo911
This is ridiculous - there doesn't seem to be a...

This is ridiculous - there doesn't seem to be a definitive answer.

Microsoft are going to get another kicking if people go out and buy a full retail and then discover they had no need to.

And...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 18,636
Posted By apollo911
Me too :-)

Me too :-)
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 18,636
Posted By apollo911
Aaargh, so if you install the upgrade version on...

Aaargh, so if you install the upgrade version on a nice newly formatted hard disk without entering the key and then install it again with the key it works.

Bonkers. Only Microsoft could have done...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 18,636
Posted By apollo911
It's bizarre - go to an online store and you can...

It's bizarre - go to an online store and you can buy full or upgrade, one half the price of the other and they are the same product.
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 18,636
Posted By apollo911
Clean install with Upgrade version..

.it now appears that there is no need to pay for a full version.. you can do a clean install with the upgrade version with no need to show you have an XP or Vista system already..just use the upgrade...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Sep 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,997
Posted By apollo911
Thanks :-)

Thanks :-)
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Sep 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,997
Posted By apollo911
Upgrade or Clean Install?

What is the received wisdom on upgrading from Vista to W7?

I have always been in favour of clean installing but is there any advantage in reformatting and clean installing in this instance?
Forum: General Discussion 12 Sep 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 919
Posted By apollo911
Windows 7 pricing in Europe?

has Microsoft announced prices for Windows 7 in Greece yet?

I can't find any info.
Forum: Gadgets 15 Jul 2009
Replies: 21
Views: 26,116
Posted By apollo911
Well I had UAC off for the last 6 weeks and have...

Well I had UAC off for the last 6 weeks and have had no problems with gadgets.
Forum: Drivers 08 Jul 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 7,484
Posted By apollo911
How do I replace a W7 driver...

I did a clean install of Windows 7 RC on a Dell 1545 which had been running Vista Basic.

All was well except that the DVD writer vanished from explorer and Device Manager at random intervals.

I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jul 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 905
Posted By apollo911
DVD keeps installing and uninstalling..

..just done a clean install of W7 RC on friends Dell 1545 and all seems well except the DVD drive randomly appears and disappears from explorer and device manager.. this behaviour is independent of...
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