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Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Sep 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By johngee
Is 192.168.1.1 normally the address of the router?

Is 192.168.1.1 normally the address of the router?
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Sep 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By johngee
Thank you both for your most helpful replies. I...

Thank you both for your most helpful replies. I have UAC disabled on this computer so I'm happy enough to stick with 32-bit. I use Firefox almost always anyway.
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Sep 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By johngee
Many thanks for the help guys. Good job I didn't...

Many thanks for the help guys. Good job I didn't go blundering in!

I think I'll clone the drive(s) first before doing anything :)

John
Forum: Browsers & Mail 22 Sep 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By johngee
What IE10 do I have?

If I go to Help/About in my IE10, it does not say it's a 64-bit version.

But its exe file is in Program Files (not x86) and if I run it directly from that exe file, Help says the same thing.

So...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Sep 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By johngee
Gosh - that was quick - and I'd just found that...

Gosh - that was quick - and I'd just found that (and some similar pages) too :)

I should also have mentioned that in both computers, XP was there first.

Actually it's not a big deal if I don't...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Sep 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By johngee
Remove old OS from dual boot system

We have two Lenovo laptops that have 7 and XP in dual boot. We are now confident that we don't need XP any more, so is it just a matter of deleting the XP partitions?

Regards

John
Forum: General Discussion 21 Sep 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By johngee
I found this elsewhere: "You can only have...

I found this elsewhere:

"You can only have four partitions on the same hard drive.

dividing the Unallocated space would give you 5.
which you can not have.

i know you are going to say,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Sep 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By johngee
Confirmed - works fine with Firefox :D

Confirmed - works fine with Firefox :D
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Sep 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By johngee
That was my next step! I wonder why though? I...

That was my next step! I wonder why though? I have seen a number of posts elsewhere with similar issues, but not with OKI printers.

I'll post back the result.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Sep 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By johngee
Cannot print from IE10 to OKI printer - but can from everything else

I have an OKI C511 printer connected to my home network. Two of our three computers print to it without any problems - one does not.

That one is a 32-bit W7 Home Premium. But, the problem only...
Forum: System Security 09 Sep 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By johngee
I would have said the same about ESET until very...

I would have said the same about ESET until very recently but I upgraded from NOD32 V.5 to V.6 recently and have had problems ever since with occasional failing boot-ups. I'm not the only one.

I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Sep 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 4,680
Posted By johngee
To clarify a little: Three computers are set...

To clarify a little:

Three computers are set to connect with this printer:

1) A desktop Win7 Ultimate 64-bit - connected to the router via Ethernet. This always sees the printer immediately.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Sep 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 4,680
Posted By johngee
Yes, well used to my router hardware and...

Yes, well used to my router hardware and configuration! I had previously set a channel that seemed to work reliably with the two wireless laptops. However I did change it again and the printer was...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Sep 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By johngee
Do these peripherals that cause the noise...

Do these peripherals that cause the noise actually work perfectly when they are plugged in?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Sep 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 4,680
Posted By johngee
Yes - done as routine (Malwarebytes Pro) and has...

Yes - done as routine (Malwarebytes Pro) and has been done on all 3 computers in our home network since this problems arose. As I said though, the problem has not re-appeared.

John
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Sep 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 4,680
Posted By johngee
Yes - done as routine (Malwarebytes Pro) and has...

Yes - done as routine (Malwarebytes Pro) and has been done on all 3 computers in our home network since this problems arose. As I said though, the problem has not re-appeared.

John
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Sep 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,574
Posted By johngee
Don't know whether this will help but once had a...

Don't know whether this will help but once had a broken install on a printer that I then couldn't set to default (among other issues) or remove.

I used this method to remove the failed...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Sep 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By johngee
You've probably tried this - does the mouse work...

You've probably tried this - does the mouse work from the USB port that the keyboard had been plugged into?

I presume the POST doesn't bleep to indicate a "Keyboard Error" (and suggests pressing...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Sep 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 4,680
Posted By johngee
Thank you for your suggestions. However it now...

Thank you for your suggestions. However it now seems to have righted itself with no intervention from me! Don't you just utterly hate intermittent faults like this:mad:

Many thanks - I'll post...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Sep 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 4,680
Posted By johngee
Network printer (WSD) keeps going offline

Hi folks,

Hair pulling time :mad:

Among the three printers in our home network is a Canon All-in One MG6150. It's set up wirelessly and shows as a WSD device. Often (but not always), it's...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 Aug 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By johngee
Thanks Noel - that is indeed where I got the...

Thanks Noel - that is indeed where I got the driver from but I'm having great difficulty getting this to operate a shared printer connected to another Win 7 computer. Printer recognised, connected...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Aug 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By johngee
Printer driver not available in Windows Update

I posted elsewhere earlier that when I tried to install an OKI C511 printer in Win 7 Home Premium (32 bit) it could not find a driver in Windows Update. This is puzzling since I had installed the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Aug 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,710
Posted By johngee
Allegedly the same driver is used across all...

Allegedly the same driver is used across all flavours of Windows (according to OKI website) but I will check with them. And I can print to it from two of the three Win7 computers with that driver...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Aug 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,710
Posted By johngee
Shared printer is recognized and connected, but not printing

I have an OKI laser printer that's USB connected to a Win7 Ultimate desktop computer. This is shared with a Windows XP desktop and two other Win7 laptops (Lenovo). The Lenovos are dual boot (7 + XP)...
Forum: Drivers 05 Aug 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,390
Posted By johngee
Just to let you know, I removed the printer,...

Just to let you know, I removed the printer, downloaded the Canon software and driver, re-installed and I have a happy wife now:D

John
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