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Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Dec 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dobes
I've partially solved the problem. I changed the...

I've partially solved the problem. I changed the sharing permissions on the folders I want to share & can now access them across the workgroup.

This is not completely satisfactory, as I would like...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Dec 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dobes
I've renamed the Workgroup, & now the computers...

I've renamed the Workgroup, & now the computers can see each other as being on the same network, however this is only when the laptop is running the wired connection, ie it doesn't work through...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Dec 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dobes
I've followed that as best I could, but still no...

I've followed that as best I could, but still no change. I've turned off the Firewall on the router & have made sure my software firewall (ESET Smart Security) is set up to allow Homegroups too.
...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Dec 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dobes
I'd consider trying that, but wouldn't I still...

I'd consider trying that, but wouldn't I still have the same problem as the computers still can't see each other on the network. On both computers the Workgroups have the same name, so as far as I am...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Dec 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dobes
Both of them have SP1 installed & all Updates are...

Both of them have SP1 installed & all Updates are installed too. Have only had laptop 2 weeks, so it came with SP1 already installed, desktop has been in current configuration for over 6 months I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Dec 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dobes
As far as I can tell, the settings on the new...

As far as I can tell, the settings on the new router are the same as the old one. It's definitely a wireless router as I can connect phones & other wireless devices to it as well as the laptop with...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Dec 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dobes
Thanks for your response. Unfortunately that...

Thanks for your response. Unfortunately that doesn't help me, as I can create a Homegroup, but cannot join the Homegroup from the other computer because they aren't seeing each other on the network,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Dec 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dobes
Home Network & Homegroup Trouble

I have a Desktop running Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit, & a laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. I have them networked via a Belkin N300 Wireless router. Both can access the internet without...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,816
Posted By Dobes
I've fixed the problem...it seems that half the...

I've fixed the problem...it seems that half the ports on my router are dead, stupid me was too impatient to wait long enough for lights to come on after swapping plugs around.

Thanks for all the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,816
Posted By Dobes
Tried turning everything off, waited a while &...

Tried turning everything off, waited a while & then turend it all back on in sequence. No luck, still no connection to the desktop. Is it possible there is some sort of conflict between the network...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,816
Posted By Dobes
I've tried resetting the router with no luck. As...

I've tried resetting the router with no luck. As far as I know I didn't have static IP or MAC filtering on, but I'll try what you suggested anyway.
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Apr 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,683
Posted By Dobes
I had a similar issue when my wife first got her...

I had a similar issue when my wife first got her iphone. I found that wpa2 security didin't work with an iphone, but wep did.

Now that I have an HTC Desire HD as well, I have it connected to our...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,816
Posted By Dobes
Network connection vanished after hardware upgrade

I upgraded my desktop's cpu, motherboard & memory the other day, but didn't do a clean install of Windows 7. It caused me some problems, but thanks to some of the users of this site, I have most of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Apr 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,688
Posted By Dobes
I'll try & get that done soon. I was trying to...

I'll try & get that done soon. I was trying to sort out my network connection, but my wife has decided I've spent too much a time on the computer today (she's probably right). Thank god for iPads :D...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Apr 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,688
Posted By Dobes
Sorry, I wasn't clear with my question. I didn't...

Sorry, I wasn't clear with my question. I didn't mean devices, I meant programs. I had a look at device manager & there is nothing in grey there, however there are still some programs that give error...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Apr 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,688
Posted By Dobes
Thanks again. Now one last question (I hope). Are...

Thanks again. Now one last question (I hope). Are there any programs you can recommend that will help me get rid of all the drivers etc. that were associated with my old mobo but that I no longer...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Apr 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,688
Posted By Dobes
The original OS is now working, so thankyou very...

The original OS is now working, so thankyou very much for helping with that!

However, every time it boots up it now says "Windows is preparing your computer for first use". Is there any reason...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Apr 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,688
Posted By Dobes
Thanks very much, I'll give that a go. Of course,...

Thanks very much, I'll give that a go. Of course, my wife has decided that we need to go shopping now, so I'll have to try it after that :cry:

Edit: Once I have it sorted, how will I remove the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Apr 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,688
Posted By Dobes
OK here it is. Thankyou very much for your help

OK here it is. Thankyou very much for your help
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Apr 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,688
Posted By Dobes
OK, I have no idea how to do that. However, in...

OK, I have no idea how to do that. However, in searching the tutorials here for how to do it I found this http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/139576-startup-repair-infinite-loop-recovery.html. Will...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Apr 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,688
Posted By Dobes
I used the windows backup feature to create a...

I used the windows backup feature to create a backup - to my understanding this doesn't create a system image, it just saves documents & similar, but not program files. When I get the option in the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Apr 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,688
Posted By Dobes
I don't have a system image from before I...

I don't have a system image from before I installed the new hardware - is it going to be easier to just put the old stuff back in & start the process from the very beginning?
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Apr 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,688
Posted By Dobes
Sorry, wife made me go outside & play with the...

Sorry, wife made me go outside & play with the kids :P I've downloaded the file.

The drive itself is fine, but the BSOD error I get indicates there's a problem with the HD controller driver, so...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Apr 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,688
Posted By Dobes
The problem as I see it is that I can't access...

The problem as I see it is that I can't access the registry from the old OS while in the new one. Is there a way to access the old registry?
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Apr 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,688
Posted By Dobes
If you can find a solution that means I can avoid...

If you can find a solution that means I can avoid formatting & reinstalling everything from scratch I would be eternally grateful.

Out of curiosity, what would happen if I deleted some of the...
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