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Forum: Backup and Restore 11 Sep 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By Hiker Guy
Getting a new build up with Win 7 64 will be...

Getting a new build up with Win 7 64 will be enough of a challenge for me, thx.
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Sep 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By Hiker Guy
Resolution

I think bigmck AND mjf AND ignatzatsonic AND linnemeyerhere have convinced me that a new build is going to be the most stable and clean. (I'm thick headed sometimes, appreciate the consistent...
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Sep 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By Hiker Guy
That confusing term tht may have snuck into my...

That confusing term tht may have snuck into my fingers while I was typing. I have considered installing a fresh copy of Windows 7 or 8 on the new drive, necessitating buying a new copy. If I did...
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Sep 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By Hiker Guy
Cloning to a SSD

Thank you for your reply.



It has come time to replace my existing computer (some motherboard issues), so it would be a complete new build. I use my computer for both home and work...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Sep 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By Hiker Guy
Cloning questions re: upgrading to SSD

I have never attempted to clone a drive before, so this is a new one for me. Plus, the SSD is going to be 2x the size of the original drive. Current machine is a Windows 7 64 bit, and am going to...
Forum: System Security 23 Jul 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,792
Posted By Hiker Guy
Seriously, it depends upon your definition of...

Seriously, it depends upon your definition of "best". There is nothing wrong with MSE and Spybot. It is a starting point at a good price entry.

Best lowest Price? I ran Spybot for years,...
Forum: System Security 22 Jul 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,676
Posted By Hiker Guy
Norton DNS

Norton DNS....well, this is a new one for me. I guess I need to poke my head back on these forums more often! Didn't even know it existed. Looks like I can block malware & phishing, but also...
Forum: System Security 22 Jul 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,676
Posted By Hiker Guy
Malwarebytes Pro purchased

FYI,

For the record, I have not been too religious about running scans, depending upon the software to alert me for problems. Norton does a good job of blocking stuff, so I have been happy...
Forum: System Security 22 Jul 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,676
Posted By Hiker Guy
Thx for the thoughts. >if you have an itch...

Thx for the thoughts.

>if you have an itch to buy a security progam

:D Yep. If I get "rid" of Trojan Hunter, I want to replace it with something else. Have thought of Hitman Pro and...
Forum: System Security 21 Jul 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,676
Posted By Hiker Guy
Hitman Pro and Trojan Hunter

I have been a long time user of Trojan Hunter, and recently my subscription has come back up for renewal. Looking at a few forums, I see more mention now of Hitman Pro, and cloud based detection. ...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 19,888
Posted By Hiker Guy
Iolar, Here is one way to get to it. In...

Iolar,

Here is one way to get to it. In Windows Explorer, go to Tools, Windows Updates. It will probably notify you that you have 4 critical updates.

Instead of hitting "Install now",...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 19,888
Posted By Hiker Guy
Bruce, this may be relevant. I noticed...

Bruce, this may be relevant.

I noticed today that I had 4 updates to be installed. So, I clicked to install, and after rebooting, received the same error message. Tried it again, same message....
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 17 Apr 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,125
Posted By Hiker Guy
Solved

I had another thread that addressed a different aspect of this, but the final resolution was the same.

This is what I think happened. Somewhere along the line, an option for ASUS Splendid was...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 16 Apr 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 5,895
Posted By Hiker Guy
BK11, It has taken me awhile to get back...

BK11,

It has taken me awhile to get back here, but you are right, this was the issue!

On my AMD graphic card system, if I right-click on the desktop, I have a ASUS Splendid option, which...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Mar 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,312
Posted By Hiker Guy
I am using Norton, so that should not be an...

I am using Norton, so that should not be an issue.



I forgot about CCleaner and their registry cleaning capabilities. I just ran it this morning, and it did pick up a number of items. This...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Mar 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,312
Posted By Hiker Guy
Registry Editing for Dummies

A few weeks ago I experienced a problem that is still not resolved, with videos on my WMP12 being impossible to view, even though audio is fine. I am still trying to figure this out. Not sure what...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 05 Mar 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,125
Posted By Hiker Guy
That is correct. I agree with your...

That is correct.



I agree with your assessment of the Zune software. As the problem is with both WMP12 and Zune, I am starting to think this is a codec related issue, as I am unaware of a...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 05 Mar 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 5,895
Posted By Hiker Guy
Devux, Thank you for the suggestion, but I am...

Devux, Thank you for the suggestion, but I am somewhat wary at this point, as this involves a different pack of codecs, and the response from MS is "we are working with the software publisher to...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 02 Mar 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,125
Posted By Hiker Guy
While I could possibly live without WMP12, I...

While I could possibly live without WMP12, I believe I need Zune to work, to keep my portable Zune HD happy.

And, it just doesn't make sense why these systems stopped working. This can't be...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 02 Mar 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,125
Posted By Hiker Guy
Not really. The FLV player was installed after...

Not really. The FLV player was installed after the WMP12 issue. I have just removed it, and still no joy.



I do have the latest drivers for the ATI Radeon HD 4800 series card.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 01 Mar 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,125
Posted By Hiker Guy
Zune and WMP12

Apologies for the confusion. To clarify the apparent conflict:

On my desktop computer, I have WMP12 (as part of Windows 7 64 bit), and also "Desktop Zune", as a software program. This "Desktop...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 28 Feb 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,125
Posted By Hiker Guy
WMP12 and Zune - video playback issue, please help

I really could use some help here....

I started a previous thread a few days ago, and since then have tried a number of things, all to no avail.

System is a Win 7 64 bit.

In short, a...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 27 Feb 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 5,895
Posted By Hiker Guy
In my continuing monologue to myself (and the...

In my continuing monologue to myself (and the occasional visitor to this thread), as of this morning YouTube is perfect.

The apparently other problem is with WMP12. Interestingly, this also...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 26 Feb 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 5,895
Posted By Hiker Guy
At least all of it is not in my head....there...

At least all of it is not in my head....there seems to be some issues afoot...

Video not displaying (black box over player) or cannot seek/scrub (weird or no scroll bar) -- Look here - YouTube...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 26 Feb 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 5,895
Posted By Hiker Guy
For those of you following, two issues. ...

For those of you following, two issues.

Solved: Found out that I could get YouTube to work in Chrome, not IE. Went back to IE, added youtube to a Compatibility view, and it works now in IE.
...
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