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Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,509
Posted By Northerner
Thanks for the reply I did disable the secure...

Thanks for the reply
I did disable the secure boot plus the fast start option, even then there seemed to be no choice of boot options .
Regards
Northerner
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,509
Posted By Northerner
Sorry to have delayed replying to the last...

Sorry to have delayed replying to the last helper, I am still unable to resolve the boot issue, I even spent 20 minutes on the phone to the Samsung helpline who finally told me to contact Microsoft....
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,509
Posted By Northerner
PS the secure boot is enabled. Regards ...

PS the secure boot is enabled.
Regards
Northerner
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,509
Posted By Northerner
Pressing F2 puts me into BIOS mode. When I go...

Pressing F2 puts me into BIOS mode.
When I go into boot options I get one choice = Boot Option #1, when I select that the following two choices appear.
1/ Windows Boot Manager (PO: Hitachi HT5...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,509
Posted By Northerner
Thank you for your reply, as far as i can tell my...

Thank you for your reply, as far as i can tell my laptop has UEFI firmware. How would I check the firmware settings and change if required.
Regards
Northerner
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,509
Posted By Northerner
New computer will not allow me to install different OS on external HD

I have just replaced my broken HP DV5 laptop with a new Samsung NP350V5C-A08.
I have always run Ubuntu from an external USB hardrive, the boot order on my HP was :
a) Internal read/write optical...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 22 Oct 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,160
Posted By Northerner
Problems after re-installing internet explorer 9

I removed IE9 last week, but because of problems (lost screen gadgets ) I decided to re-install it. It appears to have loaded but there are no icon or mention of it in the "all programs" menu.If I...
Forum: Gadgets 21 Oct 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 3,036
Posted By Northerner
The windows sidebar folder appear to be still...

The windows sidebar folder appear to be still there, but nothing will open.
Regards
Northerner
Forum: Gadgets 21 Oct 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 3,036
Posted By Northerner
Tried that, the gadgets have seemed to vanish...

Tried that, the gadgets have seemed to vanish from my system.
Regards
Northerner
Forum: Gadgets 21 Oct 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 3,036
Posted By Northerner
Lost screen gadgets in Windows 7

Please help.

After uninstalling Windows explorer 9 I have lost my screen gadgets, I have tried all the solutions on the internet but to no avail.

Any thoughts.
regards
northerner
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Northerner
Order of boot: 1/internal CD/DVD drive. 2/...

Order of boot:
1/internal CD/DVD drive.
2/ Internal hard drive.
3/ USB drive.

I have tried all the options but still problems.
Regards
Northerner
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Northerner
Thanks for replying. Changed batteries when...

Thanks for replying.
Changed batteries when problem was observed,no improvement.
Northerner
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Northerner
Problems with wireless mouse.

I have a dual OS HP laptop (Windows 7 & Ubuntu 12.04),The Ubuntu was added last weekend. The problem is that with the Microsoft wireless mouse dongle plugged in the computer refuses to boot (loud...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 3,121
Posted By Northerner
Thanks, worked a treat. Regards Northerner...

Thanks, worked a treat.
Regards
Northerner (north of England).
Forum: General Discussion 26 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 3,121
Posted By Northerner
Will not let me do this ? Comes up "Unknown...

Will not let me do this ?
Comes up "Unknown capacity", when I press form a message appears saying window unable to complete format.
Regards
Northerner
Forum: General Discussion 26 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 3,121
Posted By Northerner
Problems with reformatting pen drives

I purchased a new Verbatam 32gb mini pen drive with the intention of using it as a boot option for Ubuntu 12.04. Reformatted to NTFC and loaded Ubuntu on to it (27.01gb primary & 2.81 gb swap area),...
Forum: Graphic Cards 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,048
Posted By Northerner
Problems with AMD graphics driver.

Please help!
Since downloading the latest amd graphics driver (12.4) every time I boot up my computer (HP DV5 1110em Windows 7) I keep getting the message attached. I have tried removing and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 May 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,384
Posted By Northerner
Thanks for your help. Is there any particular...

Thanks for your help.
Is there any particular eSata external hard drive you could recommend ?, do they take power from the lap top or the mains ?.
Regards
Northerner
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 May 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,384
Posted By Northerner
USB.E-SATA external hard drives

I am currently running Ubuntu 11.04 on my HP (DV5 1110em) laptop from an external USB 2 Buffalo ministation hard drive, I have noticed my machine is equipped with an E-SATA port. Would using an...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Apr 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 5,852
Posted By Northerner
Thanks Mike I dont suppose you know how to...

Thanks Mike
I dont suppose you know how to istall Ubuntu 10.10 os onto the buffalo drive, and use this to duel boot my laptop with windows 7.
Thanks again
Northerner
Forum: General Discussion 22 Apr 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 5,852
Posted By Northerner
Thanks for your help Mike, it now looks like this...

Thanks for your help Mike, it now looks like this (see attachment), problem is it does'nt auto boot and it will not let me attach a drive letter to it.
Also DISK 3 (no media) seems to be blank all...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Apr 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 5,852
Posted By Northerner
I have got down to two segments (see attachment),...

I have got down to two segments (see attachment), where do I go from here.
Regards
Northerner
Forum: General Discussion 22 Apr 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 5,852
Posted By Northerner
Thanks for your reply, I am asking how to do it. ...

Thanks for your reply, I am asking how to do it.
Cheers
Forum: General Discussion 22 Apr 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 5,852
Posted By Northerner
Problems with Buffalo hard drive

I have just bought an Buffalo external mini station 500 gb hard drive with the intention of installing Ubantu on to it.Any way, to cut a long story short I have made a mess off it, I need to merge...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Apr 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By Northerner
Help Please

fafhrd and others

Thank you for your replies, tried an earlier restore point as suggested, worked perfectly.
Regards
Northerner
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