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Forum: General Discussion 31 Mar 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 4,309
Posted By Fred Garvin
That's my mistake, I misunderstood TCOs issue. I...

That's my mistake, I misunderstood TCOs issue. I thought it was the junction points he was looking at and wanting to get rid of. I understand now.
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Mar 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 9,975
Posted By Fred Garvin
Check the Lm Compatibility Level setting in the...

Check the Lm Compatibility Level setting in the registry on the 7 box.

Go to HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa
If LmCompatibilityLevel isn't there, add it as a new Dword value
Set the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Mar 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,144
Posted By Fred Garvin
I don't understand the logic behind the...

I don't understand the logic behind the configuration you're proposing. What are the resources the netbook and laptop need access to? Is it just file shares? It sounds like you're thinking that a...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Mar 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 4,309
Posted By Fred Garvin
You most likely have Windows set to *Show hidden...

You most likely have Windows set to *Show hidden and system files", which is why you see My Documents. The *My Documents* reference is called a Junction Point and meant for Windows 7 use and...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Mar 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 5,340
Posted By Fred Garvin
How do you normally handle malware removal? If...

How do you normally handle malware removal? If you just throw AV programs at it you'll never know if the system is really clean. Run DDS ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Mar 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,161
Posted By Fred Garvin
It's definitely worth trying marsmimar's...

It's definitely worth trying marsmimar's suggestion of getting the drive warrantied through WD. You should be able to do it through their website, though I suspect they'll ID the drive as an OEM and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Mar 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,161
Posted By Fred Garvin
You're going to make things worse by unplugging...

You're going to make things worse by unplugging the drive, powering it off or being impatient. Your drive most likely has a corrupt File table. It may be physically damaged or have a bad...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Mar 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 5,691
Posted By Fred Garvin
Dave brings up a good point for how many users...

Dave brings up a good point for how many users the Synology will handle. It's something worth looking into. I've got a smaller Synology raid drive in an office for backups and it works very well. ...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Mar 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 5,691
Posted By Fred Garvin
Point taken, Dave, since NAS drives don't all use...

Point taken, Dave, since NAS drives don't all use the same OS.
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Mar 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 5,691
Posted By Fred Garvin
I'd disagree on a couple points Dave. Hell Bomb...

I'd disagree on a couple points Dave. Hell Bomb wasn't talking about setting up a domain, just a simple file sever with permissions. WHS & a NAS drive both allow for setting file sharing...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Mar 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 5,691
Posted By Fred Garvin
I would look at Windows Home Server 2011 or...

I would look at Windows Home Server 2011 or Windows SBS if you want to set up a computer file server. Home server has the ability to share files and folders via a web browser login, not sure if you...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Mar 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 2,486
Posted By Fred Garvin
Yes, you have to format the hard drive before you...

Yes, you have to format the hard drive before you can store files on it. Right click on Computer and select Manage, then scroll down to disk management. Right click on the drive you want to format,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Mar 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By Fred Garvin
Maybe it's a backup power supply that has a...

Maybe it's a backup power supply that has a battery in it? Either way, I'd leave the modem & router on or leave the backup power supply on.
Forum: General Discussion 01 Mar 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 2,486
Posted By Fred Garvin
I'm with Seal. For all the work and extra...

I'm with Seal. For all the work and extra expense of installing a PCI card, 5 1/4 drive bay kit, etc., a USB drive is a better option. When you don't need the drive, pack it away in your drawer.
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Feb 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By Fred Garvin
That's something I'm not certain on myself. I...

That's something I'm not certain on myself. I was under the impression you don't use the same SSID on 2 wireless routers/access points unless they have the capability to be bridged.
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By Fred Garvin
Yes, exactly. Everyone has their own system...

Yes, exactly.

Everyone has their own system for IP addressing. I do it the opposite way and start the gateway with address 192.168.1.1 then .2, .3 for servers, wireless access points, printers,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By Fred Garvin
Yes, my advice would be to get the modem and...

Yes, my advice would be to get the modem and router OFF the power box (is that a power strip?). The modem needs to be powered on first and allowed to sync up, then the router should be powered on,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By Fred Garvin
Using the guide Phoneman posted, make sure you...

Using the guide Phoneman posted, make sure you have your network configured correctly - with the wireless routers setup as Access Points only, unique IP addresses, DHCP turned off.

Make sure each...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,337
Posted By Fred Garvin
Hawker, first I'd go to HPs website and download...

Hawker, first I'd go to HPs website and download the latest appropriate 32 or 64 bit driver from there. Try temporarily turning UAC off or down then right click on the Setup.exe file for the HP...
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Feb 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,398
Posted By Fred Garvin
Good to hear. As long as you don't use the WAN...

Good to hear. As long as you don't use the WAN port on the Netgear, you should be ok. Any other DHCP related settings you need to change will be done through the modem's software.
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Feb 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,398
Posted By Fred Garvin
Scrambled, you would connect the network cable...

Scrambled, you would connect the network cable from the Uverse to a LAN port on the Netgear. If you've disabled DHCP on the Netgear, then the Netgear is now acting as a switch or access point and...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Feb 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,559
Posted By Fred Garvin
Did you install the launch Manager software? ...

Did you install the launch Manager software?

Go into Device Manager and see which devices are flagged with a red X, etc. then list them here. Right click on the device and let me know what the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Feb 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,559
Posted By Fred Garvin
The Italian version of Acer's website...

The Italian version of Acer's website (http://www.acer.it/ac/it/IT/content/drivers) only lists the Alps Touchpad driver. It looks like you had the Synaptics driver installed when you posted the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Feb 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,552
Posted By Fred Garvin
fmaurais, I'd do a hard reset on your router back...

fmaurais, I'd do a hard reset on your router back to the factory settings then reconfigure your wireless network. Depending on how your DSL modem was previously setup, there could be some settings...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Feb 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,559
Posted By Fred Garvin
The link you posted for your wireless network...

The link you posted for your wireless network card is the same version driver that I posted. You can attach a wireless or USB mouse to the laptop temporarily until you get the touchpad working.
...
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