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Forum: General Discussion 11 Aug 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,025
Posted By dave1812
I have a desktop, a laptop, and a netbook all...

I have a desktop, a laptop, and a netbook all running original installs of Win7. I installed them all right after Amazon shipped me 3 discs on release day (for $49 a pop).
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 5,625
Posted By dave1812
LOL! Great movie!

LOL! Great movie!
Forum: General Discussion 06 Aug 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 5,625
Posted By dave1812
ah, yeah, didn't notice the pull-down option for...

ah, yeah, didn't notice the pull-down option for viewing poster's system specs. 512 is gonna be a hindrance! :)
Forum: General Discussion 06 Aug 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 5,625
Posted By dave1812
they are like night and day and as someone said,...

they are like night and day and as someone said, too many things to list here.

I can tell you that "sleep" and "hibernation" work properly, as compared with XP and Vista. Win 7 works so well,...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Aug 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By dave1812
At least you don't have to re-install the...

At least you don't have to re-install the sucker!:)

Glad we could help. Somewhat...[/QUOTE]


yup! thanks for "being there"! :) all's well that ends well, without me fully understanding...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Aug 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By dave1812
Generally speaking, if a program is installed in...

Generally speaking, if a program is installed in one account, then in most cases it will be available in all others, including accounts created after the installation.

The one aspect of this is...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Aug 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By dave1812
aha! I'm "good to go". I found an FS9 folder...

aha! I'm "good to go". I found an FS9 folder under my wife's account, in appdata>roaming>microsoft>

I copied that entire folder over to my account and all is well.
Forum: General Discussion 06 Aug 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By dave1812
i created an account for myself and logged into...

i created an account for myself and logged into Windows. I went to explorer and cut and pasted shortcuts from my wife's desktop to mine. that's the easy part. However, when I run FS9. the add-on...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Aug 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By dave1812
Any way to reassign an existing program to a new user account?

I've got a large program that I've installed on my wife's laptop, that I'd like to be available only when I log onto her computer. She currently is the only USER. I installed the program (it takes...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Mar 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,177
Posted By dave1812
I think the wii is better for kids than serious...

I think the wii is better for kids than serious adult gamers. I tried a few wii games in the mall when they set up demo machines and find them laughably child-like. The PS3 or XBOX360 is more...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Mar 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,177
Posted By dave1812
LOL! "hate" is a pretty strong word. perhaps...

LOL! "hate" is a pretty strong word. perhaps you need some counseling to get to the root of your problems. Have you ever spent a few days using a gaming console or do you just dismiss them out of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,177
Posted By dave1812
REALLY???? funny--I play a TON on MW2 online and...

REALLY???? funny--I play a TON on MW2 online and enjoy the heck out of it! I also did with Resistance2. I'm almost ready to do Prestige #3.

Not sure what your issue is, but I've done the PC...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,177
Posted By dave1812
Do you know how many PS3's you could buy for the...

Do you know how many PS3's you could buy for the cost of that? You could get several PS3's, or XBOX360's;, or a laptop and a netbook; or a desktop, netbook and one PS3. A gaming rig will never be...
Forum: Gaming 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 4,273
Posted By dave1812
PC gaming is such a drag! I gave up 2 years...

PC gaming is such a drag! I gave up 2 years ago. My wife urged me to stop dinking around with PC based games (too many hassles) and just get a PS3. I did and now I spend ZERO time making a game...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,023
Posted By dave1812
I wouldn't say its "common". I've got 3 machines...

I wouldn't say its "common". I've got 3 machines running 7 and don't have any problems like you described. IF you don't want to troubleshoot and can exchange it, go for it. that would be simplest...
Forum: System Security 21 Feb 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,925
Posted By dave1812
what do you mean that it doesn't "allow some...

what do you mean that it doesn't "allow some programs"? Norton AV or Norton NIS 2010 is an excellent choice for AV s/w. Far superior to what they were churning out a few years ago. Reviews of...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Feb 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 20,098
Posted By dave1812
glad u got it solved. drove me nuts for a while...

glad u got it solved. drove me nuts for a while when I had problems after running a beta version of Norton. It crashed windows and when I rebooted after that, permissions were decimated.
Forum: General Discussion 18 Feb 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 20,098
Posted By dave1812
there are some free utilities that will fix you...

there are some free utilities that will fix you right up. do some googling. I'm not sure if "unlocker" will do the trick, but there are some utilities that should help. try this: Take Ownership of...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 Jan 2010
Replies: 70
Views: 7,656
Posted By dave1812
+1 !!!!!

+1 !!!!!
Forum: Gaming 15 Jan 2010
Replies: 268
Views: 54,328
Posted By dave1812
I've had a great Win 7 experience, when compared...

I've had a great Win 7 experience, when compared to upgrading to Vista. The only issue pending for me is that HP won't release until later this month, a driver for my OfficeJet printers, so that I...
Forum: Gaming 15 Jan 2010
Replies: 268
Views: 54,328
Posted By dave1812
Yes, I "get" what you said. I wouldn't call all...

Yes, I "get" what you said. I wouldn't call all of the additional tweaking needed to play a game as "regular maintenance". I had to set up my PC one way to play FS9 and another game required a...
Forum: Gaming 14 Jan 2010
Replies: 268
Views: 54,328
Posted By dave1812
What's odd about your contribution to this thread...

What's odd about your contribution to this thread isn't what's being said; it's who's saying it.

One can easily find a bunch of nonsense about how much better consoles are than pc's on console...
Forum: Gaming 14 Jan 2010
Replies: 268
Views: 54,328
Posted By dave1812
LOL! MW2 looks good enough for me to enjoy the...

LOL! MW2 looks good enough for me to enjoy the hell out of the game when I am killing the enemy.
Forum: Gaming 14 Jan 2010
Replies: 268
Views: 54,328
Posted By dave1812
Correct, PC's are for games, not pansy...

Correct, PC's are for games, not pansy consoles.[/QUOTE]

I'd hardly call the Cell-processor equipped PS3, a "pansy" device. That's quite lame, on your part.

When I get a new game for my PS3, I...
Forum: Gaming 14 Jan 2010
Replies: 268
Views: 54,328
Posted By dave1812
:roflmao:[/QUOTE] You guys "get" that PC...

:roflmao:[/QUOTE]

You guys "get" that PC gaming is a PITA, no matter how you slice it?
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