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Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 11,356
Posted By rchris
Sorry I can't help more... never been in that...

Sorry I can't help more... never been in that situation where I couldn't boot from the DVD. Hopefully, one of the experts can give you an easier solution

But, if it were me, I'd put the HD with...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,272
Posted By rchris
Since your earlier shutdowns were almost...

Since your earlier shutdowns were almost certainly due to the CPU overheating, it is possible that the CPU is dead. They are pretty tough, but after a few overheats it is an unpleasant possibility.
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 11,356
Posted By rchris
In the UEFI, enable the HD on which you want to...

In the UEFI, enable the HD on which you want to install the OS; also make sure the DVD drive is the first boot option. (I'm not sure whether you tried this or not.)

Put the installation disk in...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Jan 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,762
Posted By rchris
Here is a link to screen shots that will walk you...

Here is a link to screen shots that will walk you through the installation:
Windows 7 Clean Install Screens (http://www.winsupersite.com/article/win7/windows-7-clean-install-screens)

Or, check...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Jan 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,762
Posted By rchris
Enter the BIOS prior to Windows starting (usually...

Enter the BIOS prior to Windows starting (usually the DEL or F2 key), and change the boot order so that USB is first.
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Jan 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,762
Posted By rchris
What you need is your Windows 7 Serial...

What you need is your Windows 7 Serial Number/Key, which you can find using a program like Piriform's Speccy or Belarc (both free). Then you could just borrow someone's Windows 7 DVD (same version,...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 19 Nov 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,434
Posted By rchris
My problem turned out to be the power supply. I...

My problem turned out to be the power supply. I took it to a local shop and had it tested. It was powering off and on even with no load. A replacement solved the problem.

The system did freeze...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 27 Oct 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,434
Posted By rchris
Power on-off-on Problems with New Build-MSI Z68A-GD65(G3)

I'm hoping someone has seen these two issues and can help me. I'm working on a new build. On power up everything looks good but then I get a power off and back on (like a reset). Sometimes it happens...
Forum: Software 26 Jul 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 10,282
Posted By rchris
I must be missing something... what has running...

I must be missing something... what has running Office 2003 have to do with MS Money compatibility? :confused:
Forum: Software 26 Jul 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 10,282
Posted By rchris
...and I can confirm that the "Sunset" version of...

...and I can confirm that the "Sunset" version of MS Money does run fine on my Windows 7 64-bit computer.

I would guess that you'd be able to easily import your Money 2005 data into the newer...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jul 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 6,133
Posted By rchris
I'd suggest that you also consider what tasks...

I'd suggest that you also consider what tasks you're using your computer for. The Intel graphics has the Quick Sync technology which is supposed to be exceptional for things like video transcoding....
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jul 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 19,171
Posted By rchris
You could also just uninstall any programs that...

You could also just uninstall any programs that you don't want to pass along (or can't legally pass along), delete all your own documents and files, and then wipe the free space on the drives with...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jul 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,382
Posted By rchris
I would suggest getting a USB 3.0 drive. Much...

I would suggest getting a USB 3.0 drive. Much faster, and the next computer you buy will have USB 3.0 most likely. The drive will be compatible now with your USB 2.0 ports or you can easily install a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 42
Views: 13,936
Posted By rchris
You may have already tried this, but I had a...

You may have already tried this, but I had a similar problem and found that on the first cold bootup in the morning my computer would recognize just 4 of 6GB of RAM. If I turned off the computer...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Feb 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 26,855
Posted By rchris
Gene, thanks for the explanation. So this...

Gene, thanks for the explanation.

So this is strictly a case of how the device displays, and it matters not otherwise, is that correct? And finally, would the drive display correctly if I...
Forum: Sound & Audio 26 Jan 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,935
Posted By rchris
Update: Looks like I finally identified the...

Update: Looks like I finally identified the problem as the Realtek HD Audio application for my ASUS motherboard. I installed a newer driver from the Realtek site (not approved for my motherboard),...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Jan 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 3,168
Posted By rchris
Hey, that is a great tip! I really didn't think...

Hey, that is a great tip! I really didn't think it would be possible. And, yes, I meant to say in my assumptions that the buyer, not wanting to spring for Ultimate, would instead provide a valid...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Jan 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 3,168
Posted By rchris
Activation Key and Downgrade Questions

I have a couple of questions that I'd like to get some advice on.

One of my computers has Windows 7 Ultimate with a TechNet product key. I will eventually sell or give this particular computer to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Dec 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,341
Posted By rchris
Thanks... that completely answers my questions....

Thanks... that completely answers my questions. What is curious to me is that I've reinstalled Win7 onto an SSD and a regular HD that have been completed wiped clean and reformatted. In both cases,...
Forum: Sound & Audio 27 Dec 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,935
Posted By rchris
Thanks, but WOW! I don't think I want to go...

Thanks, but WOW! I don't think I want to go through that process. I'm not trying to change the startup sound anyway, just some of the program event sounds such as logon, logoff, New Mail, etc.
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Dec 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,341
Posted By rchris
I'm curious about how this worked out for you. By...

I'm curious about how this worked out for you. By "upgraded the in place windows 7 installation," do you mean that you did the "Windows Anytime Upgrade" sequence or something else?

Thanks for any...
Forum: Sound & Audio 27 Dec 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,935
Posted By rchris
Windows 7 System Sounds Issue

Here's a strange one (at least to me): I did a reinstall of Win 7; the default Windows sounds work fine, even if I change the theme in the personalization options or in the Sounds control panel tab. ...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Dec 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By rchris
Thanks for the tip. The light dawned on me as I...

Thanks for the tip. The light dawned on me as I was working through the guide. I had recently done a reinstall... and then another reinstall of windows on one of my machines. I had forgotten to turn...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Dec 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By rchris
Homegroup Issue

I have two computers running Win7 that are joined in the same Homegroup. However, only one of the computers sees the other. It can move files back and forth as designed. The "other" computer says it...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Dec 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By rchris
Okay, a new day and the new build crashed again....

Okay, a new day and the new build crashed again. I had disabled the USB 3.0 controller as you suggested. It is the "Renesas" component you'll see in the performance monitor report (but was built for...
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