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Forum: General Discussion 12 Mar 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 12,004
Posted By barryware
Set up another user.. (Mary). Make sure you give...

Set up another user.. (Mary). Make sure you give the proper rights to Mary (administrator).

Don't forget to copy any user specific desktop items from Jane to Mary.

Log off, now log back on...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Feb 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 3,494
Posted By barryware
Your orange light flashing means that you have...

Your orange light flashing means that you have not really shut down the computer. You have put it in standby (not sleep) mode.

Press and hold the power button for several seconds. If it still...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Mar 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,171
Posted By barryware
Check the setting of norton. Some are hidden (not...

Check the setting of norton. Some are hidden (not hidden, but what they mean is illusive).

Is you hard drive very busy at boot?

Norton is probably doing a scan at startup. You can change...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Mar 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 6,461
Posted By barryware
Well actually.. Truth be told, It took me months...

Well actually.. Truth be told, It took me months to get Vista exactly the way I wanted it.. Ran it that way for a few months, then Win7 was released.. I am still tweaking win7 here & there from time...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Mar 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,060
Posted By barryware
I have a diff print server (keyspan) but I had to...

I have a diff print server (keyspan) but I had to make an exception in my firewall to allow the tcp port the keyspan is using.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Mar 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,613
Posted By barryware
Well.. Raid 5 you can pull a drive out with no...

Well.. Raid 5 you can pull a drive out with no loss of data. Your raid box should throw an error but connected clients will see no loss of data. I'd run the utility anyway to rule it out.

I had a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Mar 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,613
Posted By barryware
I have a different device but pretty much the...

I have a different device but pretty much the same (they all are about the same). Is there not a utility built into the devices firmware to allow you to scan the array and rebuild it if necessary?
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Mar 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 6,461
Posted By barryware
I understand.. I chimed in as to how I do it to...

I understand.. I chimed in as to how I do it to maybe help others..

A clean install from scratch does take me 8 ~ 10 hours. Restoring an image takes about 30 minutes..

My point was that prior...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Mar 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 6,461
Posted By barryware
A clean install, drivers, MS updates, install...

A clean install, drivers, MS updates, install your apps, update them, etc, etc., then tweak my UI and everything else Takes me 8 ~ 10 hours.

I image my drives every week.. I keep three weeks...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Mar 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,725
Posted By barryware
Just look at the system & application logs. ...

Just look at the system & application logs.

Clear them 1st, then re-boot your machine. Now look at them. You will find something. Typically, something is needed to load or run at boot and it is...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 Mar 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,182
Posted By barryware
I installed SP1 over the weekend. I had not...

I installed SP1 over the weekend. I had not problems.

SP1 did break the sidebar hack (using the vista sidebar in win 7) which I didn't notice for a couple of days. Just needed to re-apply the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 May 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 35,136
Posted By barryware
It's an HP.. I created the restore disks.. It...

It's an HP.. I created the restore disks.. It took 2 dvd's. It only allows the creation of the disks once. You can however use the recovery manager that uses the recovery partition on the hd instead...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 May 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 35,136
Posted By barryware
You're talking about the HP Recovery Manager...

You're talking about the HP Recovery Manager which lets you create recovery dvds. Reinstalling from recovery dvds will activate windows offline (the OEM way) but will install all the HP bloatware...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 May 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 35,136
Posted By barryware
there is a utility that hp puts on thier...

there is a utility that hp puts on thier computers that allow the user to make the OS dvd.

if the media matches what is on the rig and tied to the key, that media will work.

if the media is...
Forum: Media Center 17 May 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,935
Posted By barryware
internet tv is not supported on any extender. of...

internet tv is not supported on any extender. of course there are not too many extenders around these days.

there are a few 3rd party apps that add some functionality to an extender..

playon...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 May 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,249
Posted By barryware
I'll be dipped :o I bet I spent over an...

I'll be dipped :o

I bet I spent over an hour looking for that.

Thanks
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 May 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,249
Posted By barryware
New router = New Network (network2)

I swapped out my main router/gateway..

Windows 7 has created a new network for the connection.

In vista, there was an option to "merge" the networks when this happens. I change routers all...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 May 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,647
Posted By barryware
It may be saying you windows in not genuine cuz...

It may be saying you windows in not genuine cuz your cmos (bios) setup is changing. windows thinks it is a diff machine.

the only way I know to test the cmos battery is to remove it and test it...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 May 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,647
Posted By barryware
check to make sure you cmos battery isn't going...

check to make sure you cmos battery isn't going dead.

it sounds like the cmos doesn't remember your cpu config. instead of pressing f1 to continue, enter the bios setup, make sure your cpu is...
Forum: Media Center 04 May 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,070
Posted By barryware
it is not the tv card grabbing skype, it is skype...

it is not the tv card grabbing skype, it is skype using the tv card. In skype, under tools => options, there you will find your video settings as well as audio settings.

From a drop down under...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Apr 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,752
Posted By barryware
did the "new" pc come with 7 pre-installed? if...

did the "new" pc come with 7 pre-installed? if not and the win7 install "genuine", is missing the mb chipset drivers.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Apr 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 22,243
Posted By barryware
wow... thanks.. who would have thought to look...

wow... thanks.. who would have thought to look there :o So I guess it is supported in win 7. My vista setup, there was a game controller icon in the control panel.

My mce remote is also listed...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Apr 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 22,243
Posted By barryware
I does / did work in vista. There is / was an...

I does / did work in vista. There is / was an area in the control panel that would allow calibration of it.

I'm not much of a gamer but the nephews like to play and they liked the joystick.. The...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Apr 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 22,243
Posted By barryware
Say It's not so.. (Sidewinder)

After a few weeks of installing, tweaking, tuning, troubleshooting, etc. my win 7 pro install...

I realize the MS does not support my SideWinder Force Feedback 2 Game Controller in win7.

How...
Forum: Media Center 26 Apr 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,368
Posted By barryware
So are you saying it creates a channel on the...

So are you saying it creates a channel on the guide for each of these inputs?[/QUOTE]

I was mistaken.. It is the software that came with the card that allows the inputs to be selected as a...
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