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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 29 Dec 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 4,180
Posted By CorneliusM
Acer - Display - ACER S271HL update on Compaq Presario CQ56 64-Bit

Hi all,
I have a Compaq Presario CQ56 64-Bit (Windows 7 Home Premium) laptop that I bought before the summer, today a Windows Update has given me an Acer display update published on the 28/12/2011....
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Aug 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 31,481
Posted By CorneliusM
"Webkit" on my Firewall Exceptions List

Hi all,

I have two instances of something called "webkit" on my Firewall Exceptions list, looking at the Details of this comes up with no information to follow.
After I unchecked it, within a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jul 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By CorneliusM
Hi Cheers for the reply, I'll try have that...

Hi Cheers for the reply,

I'll try have that done Friday when I have all day free, I am creating a System Image on a 500gb External HDD for future emergencies, started thinking about just keeping...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jul 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By CorneliusM
Corrupt External HDDs except when used on my laptop

Hi all,

I apologise for the crap title and i accidently posted before I even started!

I was given two External usb HDDs both 80gb each, my friend said they were totally unusable on his...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Jul 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 8,567
Posted By CorneliusM
Yeah I'm really gutted about that, spent the...

Yeah I'm really gutted about that, spent the extra cash on it because I assumed it'd last 3-5 years!

Yes it is, I changed my System Specs to the new one as soon as I bought it! Its shared 2gb...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jul 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By CorneliusM
hey, just ran a verifying SFC scan and it found...

hey, just ran a verifying SFC scan and it found some violations so i'm using the scannow option to fix it although the Windows Installer hasn't appeared since putting up this post! :s
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 11 Jul 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 8,567
Posted By CorneliusM
Hey, Sorry for the long delay in response,...

Hey,

Sorry for the long delay in response, I hadn't gotten an email saying there was a reply :(
In the end I had to buy a new laptop, didn't want to but had to be done, even now the Pavilion...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jul 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By CorneliusM
Windows Installer runs for no reason

Hi guys,

for the past couple of days I have noticed that Windows Installer will suddenly, for no reason, appear and disappear within a few seconds so not long enough to see what it is actually...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Jun 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,074
Posted By CorneliusM
Hi man, I did have Firefox on this machine...

Hi man,

I did have Firefox on this machine but, my computer was crashing and locking up on me so I removed it!

It seems to be a new thing though, I haven't installed any new programs or...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Jun 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,074
Posted By CorneliusM
Why is IE on Firewall Allowed Programs?

Hi all,

I have just noticed that IE was on the Windows Firewall Allowed Programs list, I unchecked and deleted it from the Allowed list because it was not there when I first got this laptop and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Jun 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,856
Posted By CorneliusM
I would prefer a paired RAM seeing as its...

I would prefer a paired RAM seeing as its insisted so I would go for 4GB, I did notice, however, that when I went through my ATI settings, setting all the video settings to ATI rather than...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Jun 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,856
Posted By CorneliusM
When it happens I do check the Task Manager that...

When it happens I do check the Task Manager that doesn't show much running apart from usual, I have the Process Manager but I'm not that advanced to understand what is what in order to know what...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Jun 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,856
Posted By CorneliusM
It could be something simple like having more...

It could be something simple like having more than one IE tab open at once and although my internet speed is fast, web pages can become slow displaying completely, I always put that down to servers...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jun 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,856
Posted By CorneliusM
Boot up has never been a problem, in fact it...

Boot up has never been a problem, in fact it still boots up as quickly as it did when I bought it in April!
I do like playing games on laptops (who doesn't) but I've calmed down to playing PC games...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jun 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,856
Posted By CorneliusM
Hey man, that's what I was thinking, If my...

Hey man,

that's what I was thinking, If my HDD was 500GB+ I'd consider 8GB, 3GB dual core I had no problem with!
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jun 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,856
Posted By CorneliusM
Hi, Cheers for the reply, I've attached the...

Hi,

Cheers for the reply, I've attached the screenshot

Forgot to add that I was running on the standard Windows Basic theme all day before taking that screenshot!
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jun 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,856
Posted By CorneliusM
Good idea to upgrade RAM? (shared memory)

Hi all,

I know this has probably been asked countless times but, I also know computer specs differ on all machines!

I have a Compaq Presario CQ56-156SA,
64-Bit
AMD-V
Ati Radeon
2GB RAM...
Forum: Customization 22 Jun 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 37,712
Posted By CorneliusM
Cheers man, in the end I decided agaisnt changing...

Cheers man, in the end I decided agaisnt changing it in case it screws Windows up somehow! :)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Jun 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 6,664
Posted By CorneliusM
Windows 7 Home Premium basic theme is slow but aero theme is fast?

Hi all,

For the past few days, if not a week now, I've noticed that when I switch to Basic theme for RAM intesive programs like Adobe After Effects, Windows is quite slow, almost running as...
Forum: Tutorials 07 Jun 2011
Replies: 77
Views: 244,102
Posted By CorneliusM
I know this post is old but cheers, I was looking...

I know this post is old but cheers, I was looking for something like this for my old Windows 7 laptop and for the new one :)
Forum: Customization 23 May 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 37,712
Posted By CorneliusM
Hey, cheers for the quick reply, I know...

Hey, cheers for the quick reply,

I know how to change the logon background, I did however find a couple of interesting links on the link you gave me that I will try in the next couple of days,...
Forum: Customization 23 May 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 37,712
Posted By CorneliusM
Logon Screen "Windows 7" logo remove/change?

Hi all,

I'm specifically looking for a way to change the logon screen Windows logo from its (personally) ugly appearence to white (both examples attached), I'd rather not remove the logo because...
Forum: Customization 23 May 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 9,107
Posted By CorneliusM
stupid question to ask, but did anyone with this...

stupid question to ask, but did anyone with this problem use the right version for their system? I had the same problem on my old machine 2 years ago because I didn't know what the difference between...
Forum: System Security 10 May 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,189
Posted By CorneliusM
Cheers for the reply, just told Hitman Pro to...

Cheers for the reply, just told Hitman Pro to Ignore it :)
Forum: System Security 10 May 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,189
Posted By CorneliusM
CLI.Component.Runtime.Dll malware? (Hitman Pro 64 thinks so)

Hi all,

Less than an hour ago I got one of those random "Windows Security" alerts asking me for my administrator username and password, I went into Task Manager and ended all instances of IE9...
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