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Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Dec 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By merkurmaniac
Thanks a lot to both of you for responding. I...

Thanks a lot to both of you for responding. I followed the link (after reading more carefully) and found that I was able to delete the two bogus selections and now my PC is booting just how I wanted...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Dec 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By merkurmaniac
Trouble booting automatically after SSD swap-over

Hello all,
I had an SSD that was 120 gig. I recently bought a larger 240 gig samsung SSD since I got a free copy of far cry 3 and my old SSD was nearly full.

I used the program that came with...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Nov 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,821
Posted By merkurmaniac
Solved by re-installing windows on that machine.

Solved by re-installing windows on that machine.
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,276
Posted By merkurmaniac
Thanks for that info, I'll read up on that. I...

Thanks for that info, I'll read up on that. I found that the "extra" drive letter is actually on the HDD, not the SSD that my OS is on. I guess that when I set up windows backup a long time ago, it...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,276
Posted By merkurmaniac
Man, that is great ! I really appreciate the...

Man, that is great ! I really appreciate the fast response. I'll follow your instructions. I don't know why the drive letter for that small reserved partition was always visible. It drove me...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,276
Posted By merkurmaniac
Eliminating the 100MB partition on reinstallation on SSd

Hi,

I have been running windows7 for a year now on my pc. Its super fast and I love it. However; I have struggled to get Home Groups to work, and there are some other aggravating issues that I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,821
Posted By merkurmaniac
THanks a lot. I had deleted that file in the...

THanks a lot. I had deleted that file in the past, tyring to fix this and it didn't do it. BUT, i did notice that a poster to that thread said that he had to delete several files in that directory...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,821
Posted By merkurmaniac
DNS Client <started and set to automatic> ...

DNS Client <started and set to automatic>
Function Discovery Provider Host <started and set to manual>
Function Discovery Resource Publication <started and set to automatic>
Peer Networking...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,821
Posted By merkurmaniac
A neighbor down the street who is an IT guy at a...

A neighbor down the street who is an IT guy at a large company came down and helped me for a bit. We looked at services that were running and found that there look to be 3 relevant services that...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,821
Posted By merkurmaniac
All three machines have different names. The...

All three machines have different names. The wall computer (mauer = wall in german) is on most of the time. they are all constantly connected to the internet via wired connections and I don't...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,821
Posted By merkurmaniac
So, on my kids machine, I searched how to leave a...

So, on my kids machine, I searched how to leave a home group. Problem is, when I got to home groups in the control panel, it give no leave homegoup option, rather it tells me that MAIN has created a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,821
Posted By merkurmaniac
Homegroup disabled after new 7 install on SSD

Hello,

I have 3 pcs at my house that all ran win 7 and played fine together in a homegroup. Then I went and complicated things by re-installing my "main" desktop OS onto an SSD to get it to run...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Sep 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 3,258
Posted By merkurmaniac
I downloaded and then flashed the newest BIOS. I...

I downloaded and then flashed the newest BIOS. I loaded up all 16gb of ram again and then tried it out. I got some intermittant power off crashes again. I started pulling ram and was down to a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 3,258
Posted By merkurmaniac
Well, thanks to P5BDKW, its now apparent that my...

Well, thanks to P5BDKW, its now apparent that my Beta BIOS was not cutting edge, but rather far behind. It also apparent that I was too stupid to find the current BIOS on the ASROCK website. I'll...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 3,258
Posted By merkurmaniac
Here is more of the background info. I am a 42...

Here is more of the background info. I am a 42 y.o. engineer who cant wait for the new Oblivion to come out, so I was going to dude up my computer in preparation. I went from 4 gig ram to 16 and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 3,258
Posted By merkurmaniac
Here is my info. You can see the cause for my...

Here is my info. You can see the cause for my concern.

I think it was a lot higher before this last install. I'll check the power profile in BIOS. Thanks for the heads up.

Richard
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 3,258
Posted By merkurmaniac
Why is my windows7 exp index so low for my i5 750 ?

It used to be higher, like around 7 or so, I thought. I added an SSD and a clean install of windows. I am unaware of any changes that I have made to windows during the config that could explain it,...
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