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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Feb 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By Halfbaked
Thank you both. The pop up is a Widows properties...

Thank you both. The pop up is a Widows properties notification.
But this whole thing appears to be caused by some of the software that
Dell has installed on this model.
I've sent support a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Feb 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By Halfbaked
Golden, thank you for responding. It's a...

Golden, thank you for responding.
It's a Microsoft pop up that was appearing. Just a notification that Runhosts wasn't starting and the 2 options.
My security software is MSE and Sandboxie and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Feb 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By Halfbaked
Runhostsdll will not load with UAC set to default.

Hi, everybody.
As you can see in my specs, I've got a Dell XPS 15 with an i5 processor running Windows 7 Pro x64.
About a 2 weeks ago I started getting a pop up when I would start or re-start my...
Forum: Sound & Audio 01 Jan 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 904
Posted By Halfbaked
Need help saving audio software while I do revert to original specs

Hi, everybody. Happy New Year.
I just now finished updating my system specs using the tool from this forum.
I bought this Dell XPS 15 in November and really like it.
I eventually discovered that...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Dec 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,595
Posted By Halfbaked
ignatzatsonic...

ignatzatsonic (http://www.sevenforums.com/member.php?u=21149), Thank you for the help. I'm going to try it this afternoon.
Regards.
H.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Dec 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,595
Posted By Halfbaked
help to shrink drive c w/400+ g's free space but see only 900+ MB's

I've just updated the pc specs for this thread. It's a XPS 15 about 2 months old and is the first laptop I've ever owned or used.
It came with a 500 G. hard drive of which 102 MB's are the OEM...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 4,786
Posted By Halfbaked
Corazon, Thanks for all of your help. I learned...

Corazon,
Thanks for all of your help. I learned a lot.
Have a good weekend.
H.
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 4,786
Posted By Halfbaked
Corazon, Thanks for your help. I got her...

Corazon,
Thanks for your help. I got her connected to our cable provider's wifi. Slow but it's there.
But how do I get her hooked up when she's out of our service area? I'm always reading about...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 4,786
Posted By Halfbaked
Can't make working wifi connection with wife's Samsung Netbook.

Hi. I have been reading and trying the instructions in a similar currently running thread in this forum.Nothing seems to work. I am sure that I somehow messed this up big time.
The Samsung Netbook...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 16,512
Posted By Halfbaked
I just checked microidea out with the BBB. They...

I just checked microidea out with the BBB.
They have an A- rating. The reason for the '-' is that they haven't been in business long enough to get a higher score, according to to the BBB.
Regards....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 16,512
Posted By Halfbaked
Contacted the seller and they were surprisingly...

Contacted the seller and they were surprisingly pro-active about the whole thing.
They are replacing the product and giving me a % refund for my troubles. They responded to my original email asking...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 16,512
Posted By Halfbaked
Thanks everybody for your help. I'll see what I...

Thanks everybody for your help.
I'll see what I can accomplish with MS this afternoon.
H
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 16,512
Posted By Halfbaked
I don't think I'm expressing myself properly. ...

I don't think I'm expressing myself properly.
I'm not building the new pc at least for a few more weeks. If I find out then that there is a problem with the Windows 7 key, I'll be in a difficult...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 16,512
Posted By Halfbaked
Thanks for your help. I was hoping to avoid...

Thanks for your help.
I was hoping to avoid opening the plastic case but I guess I've got to do it in order to check for authenticity.

Edit: It does seem to have been opened before I got to it...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 16,512
Posted By Halfbaked
How to tell if it's genuine?

I bought a Retail box of Windows 7 Pro for my wife's soon to be built pc.
The purchase was through Amazon and a company in Laguna Hills, Ca.
The price was decent and I've never had a problem with...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jun 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,137
Posted By Halfbaked
Thank you to everybody that helped me. I bought...

Thank you to everybody that helped me.
I bought a single license full retail box earlier this morning.
H.
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jun 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,137
Posted By Halfbaked
Question about Windows 7 retail full single license versus 3 pac .

I think this a pretty easy question for most of you but I need to understand better what I'm doing.
If I am reading the single license correctly it's only good for 1 pc at a time. Meaning that I can...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Mar 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 7,721
Posted By Halfbaked
Thanks for trying. I have to go back to that...

Thanks for trying.
I have to go back to that site later and see what I can do.
I think what would work best is to build a toolbar that would combine a bunch of different apps that I use on my...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Mar 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 7,721
Posted By Halfbaked
how can I move/merge toolbars in IE 9?

I want to reduce the number of toolbars that I have. They take up way too much space.
I'd rather have 2 toolbars with a bunch of labels, buttons and my Roboform on them.
How can I do this?
My...
Forum: Software 15 Feb 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By Halfbaked
Thanks guys. I'll see how it works. H.

Thanks guys.
I'll see how it works.
H.
Forum: Software 15 Feb 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By Halfbaked
Live Messenger Start up problem.

I have Windows 7 Pro x64 and my wife uses Live Messenger for video chatting with her family.
I keep un-checking the box for Messenger in the msconfig/startup box.
But every time my wife manually...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Feb 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,158
Posted By Halfbaked
Action Center does not retain settings change.

Hi.
I have Windows 7 Pro x64.
When I change the Action Center notification setting to show icon and notifications, the AC does not save the change across a re-boot on just one program - Zemana Anti...
Forum: Software 26 Jan 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By Halfbaked
Went to event viewer and spent some time between...

Went to event viewer and spent some time between it and MS help site.
Nothing even remotely related to my problem.
My system comes out being healthy.
The one underlying theme I've run into is that...
Forum: Software 26 Jan 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By Halfbaked
I just installed using Run as Admin. Turned off...

I just installed using Run as Admin. Turned off recently installed MSE v2 and Prevx. Windows Defender is off and UAC is set to never notify for now.
Then tried to start it as Admin.
Same problem. I...
Forum: Software 25 Jan 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By Halfbaked
Why can't I install this?

I have a pc with Windows 7 Pro x64.
Over the weekend I did a clean install onto a new Samsung hard drive. The install went well with no problems that I know of.
Prior to making my first image I...
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