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Forum: General Discussion 03 Apr 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By Mattressi
Awesome, that's good news. Thanks so much for...

Awesome, that's good news. Thanks so much for your help. I'll try downgrading my drivers later if it still bothers me, but if not, it's possible that the next driver update will fix it too. Thanks...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Apr 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By Mattressi
Yes, that works! Thanks very much! I never...

Yes, that works! Thanks very much! I never thought to try that, but it works very well (no more Aero disabling).

Just in case - is the original problem (Aero being disabled) indicative of anything...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Apr 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By Mattressi
Thanks, but unfortunately that didn't help. I...

Thanks, but unfortunately that didn't help. I only have my own user account (the Guest account is disabled), so I only turned on High Performance on the one account. Is that ok?

If so,...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Apr 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By Mattressi
Aero disabled upon switching user then logging back in

All of a sudden my computer has started to disable Aero whenever I log back in after switching user. Basically, Aero will be on, then I will switch user and log back on and suddenly Aero will be off...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 17,724
Posted By Mattressi
I think this might be a bigger problem than I...

I think this might be a bigger problem than I initially thought. I can't get the old computer to even boot the damn repair CD (it either freezes while loading it or it comes up with a screen saying...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 17,724
Posted By Mattressi
Ah, sorry about that. I figured it wasn't an...

Ah, sorry about that. I figured it wasn't an issue since the same error seemed to be occurring on both computers, so I figured I use the quieter one. I mentioned in the OP that I was using it, but I...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 17,724
Posted By Mattressi
I've definitely tried before, but it was before I...

I've definitely tried before, but it was before I posted on here, so I'll try booting it in safe mode again once this sfc /scannow is finished. I haven't installed any new drivers, but I am currently...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 17,724
Posted By Mattressi
Ok, I'm using this code: sfc /scannow...

Ok, I'm using this code: sfc /scannow /offbootdir=c:\ /offwindir=c:\windows
which I got on these forums (sorry, I'm not very experienced with command prompt).

It's still running; I'll let you...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 17,724
Posted By Mattressi
Ok, Startup Repair now says "Startup Repair...

Ok, Startup Repair now says
"Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically
Sending more information can help Microsoft create solutions"

The problem details say
"Problem event name:...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 17,724
Posted By Mattressi
It's on the first Windows 7 screen - the one with...

It's on the first Windows 7 screen - the one with a black background which says "Starting Windows" and has 4 balls of light which turn into the Windows logo. It crashes as soon as the first two balls...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 17,724
Posted By Mattressi
It took a while to complete, but it finally...

It took a while to complete, but it finally completed and said that there were no bad sectors and basically made it sound like it was fine. I restarted to see if it did anything, but the same crash...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 17,724
Posted By Mattressi
It's saying "The type of file system is NTFS. ...

It's saying
"The type of file system is NTFS.
Cannot lock current drive.
Windows cannot run disk checking on this volume because it is write protected."

Not sure what that means :S

Edit:...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 17,724
Posted By Mattressi
Unfortunately that doesn't work either.[/QUOTE] ...

Unfortunately that doesn't work either.[/QUOTE]


In that case. Try run a chkdsk /f/r in a command prompt.[/QUOTE]

Ok thanks, I'll give that a go now.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 17,724
Posted By Mattressi
Unfortunately that doesn't work either.

Unfortunately that doesn't work either.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 17,724
Posted By Mattressi
Yes, sorry - that was the command prompt thing I...

Yes, sorry - that was the command prompt thing I was talking about. I copied it from a guide. It said there were no errors (or something along those lines).
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 17,724
Posted By Mattressi
Windows 7 crashes on startup. Can't restore, repair or repair install

All of a sudden, my computer crashes every time when starting up the computer. When it gets to the "Windows" screen with the small moving dots that form the windows logo, it crashes just as they...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Sep 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By Mattressi
I found a spare keyboard, plugged it in and...

I found a spare keyboard, plugged it in and tested it. Sure enough, it worked. Plugged my old keyboard back in and it still doesn't work. Guess I'll have to get a new keyboard then. Thanks for all...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Sep 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By Mattressi
Keyboard shortcuts mixed up

I've recently had this problem where some keyboard shortcuts aren't working or are performing incorrect functions. For example, ctrl+alt+del does nothing, while ctrl+c, in Chrome, opens up the Chrome...
Forum: Sound & Audio 01 Dec 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,359
Posted By Mattressi
Haha, I think "CJ" might be the issue then. I...

Haha, I think "CJ" might be the issue then. I bought the system separate from the computer. It was certainly very cheap ($30), so if cheap systems are known for their static, then I have to assume...
Forum: Sound & Audio 01 Dec 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,359
Posted By Mattressi
I took the system in today and got the sub...

I took the system in today and got the sub replaced (though I kept the original speakers and cables). The old sub didn't work well at the store either, but the people at the store tested the sub I...
Forum: Sound & Audio 30 Nov 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,359
Posted By Mattressi
Yeah, it's definitely still within the 10 day...

Yeah, it's definitely still within the 10 day return period - I just thought I'd have a go at troubleshooting it first (it's a long drive back to the store, haha).

I've suddenly started getting a...
Forum: Sound & Audio 30 Nov 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,359
Posted By Mattressi
Subwoofer doesn't seem to work

Hi everyone,

I've just picked up my new computer and I'm trying to get it to work properly. Everything's working, except that I can't seem to get anything coming out of the subwoofer.

I'm...
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