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Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Oct 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By bobland
Product Keys: install from different disk then product key disk

Is the product key directly related to the install disk? That is, can I install Windows 7 on a computer and use a different product key than the disk I'm using to install, assuming this different...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 26 Oct 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By bobland
Solved. Problem, for some reason was my version...

Solved. Problem, for some reason was my version of Windows was not SP1 so the graphics drivers failed and killed the session. Don't know why but when I installed SP1, all the problems went away.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Oct 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By bobland
Did this multiple times. Yahoo keeps coming back...

Did this multiple times. Yahoo keeps coming back as a default home screen.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Oct 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By bobland
Thanks guys. That did the trick.

Thanks guys. That did the trick.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Oct 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By bobland
Can I delete Windows.old(XXX)

I had to reinstall Windows a number of times on my new computer. In each case, a Windows.old(x) was created. After getting the system finalized, I tried to delete the *.old files but was told by...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Oct 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By bobland
Can't get rid of Yahoo on new computer

On my new computer, when I boot Firefox, Yahoo appears everywhere. I've deleted it from the Search menu but it still appears as the default search engine. How can I get rid of Yahoo for good?
...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Oct 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By bobland
Most of my programs are software downloads so I...

Most of my programs are software downloads so I have no discs to install from. Hopefully, I can "scrape" then off the old disc somehow.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Oct 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By bobland
It seems the general consensus is for me to...

It seems the general consensus is for me to install Windows on a new disk and go from there. This leads to the problem of how to get my programs off the old disk onto the new. I'm open to...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Oct 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By bobland
The images are on a backup disk on the original...

The images are on a backup disk on the original PC. I have no access to the original PC as I can only boot into the Bios.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Oct 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By bobland
Can't get to the dump files as the BSOD only...

Can't get to the dump files as the BSOD only flashes then quits to a menu that asks to start the repair process or start normally. The repair process fails and I can't start Windows so I'm stuck all...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 16 Oct 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By bobland
Can't get into safe mode unless there is a way to...

Can't get into safe mode unless there is a way to boot directly in.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 16 Oct 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By bobland
New Motherboard/CPU. Boots but W7 BSOD

My computer died. I replaced the motherboard with an ASRock z97 Extreme6 and an Intel 4790k. The machine will start fine and the BIOS, to the best of my ability, does not show anything amiss. When...
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Sep 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By bobland
Problem seems to be cables. I can only use the...

Problem seems to be cables. I can only use the supplied cables. If I use any other cable other than the supplied cable I get the weird behavior. In fact, I've always had my computer connected to...
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Sep 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By bobland
New Monitor won't boot into Windows 7

I have a new Benq BL3200 monitor. It runs Safe mode just fine even at full resolution (2560x1440) but when I restart in shows the "Starting Windows" page then goes black. Sometimes, it will show my...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Jul 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By bobland
That's what I ended up doing. Fortunately, I...

That's what I ended up doing. Fortunately, I culled out out-of-date contacts so it wasn't too bad. You'd think in this century there'd be an easier way of doing this. I wish all these big...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Jul 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By bobland
Import all Windows Contacts into GMail/Google+ or whatever

I'd like to import all of my Windows Contacts into GMail's contact lists. I've tried a few different methods but none have worked so far. This should not require the services of a great mind but...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 02 Jul 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 548
Posted By bobland
How do I turn off "Share Location," "Allow Full screen,"

These are in Firefox. I'd like to turn off all of these dumbo messages. If you know how, please let me know how too.

Thanks,
Burt
Forum: Sound & Audio 14 Jun 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By bobland
You pointed out an option I completely missed. I...

You pointed out an option I completely missed. I selected the 2 simultaneous streams with the headphones in the front jack and the speakers in the rear. Tho it would be nice to actually have 2...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jun 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By bobland
Death by cables. How do you organize your's?

I've got 3 power strips with wires running up, down and across the desk. I'm trying to find a way to organize the snake pit of wires.

My set up is 1 monitor, modem, speakers, headphone,...
Forum: Sound & Audio 14 Jun 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By bobland
How to configure headphone jack and speak jack together

I'd like to plug my speakers into the back speaker jack and headphones to the front jack. I can't do this and have both work at the same time. I have a cheapo Insight speaker with a volume puck...
Forum: Sound & Audio 12 Jun 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By bobland
I have the LSR2300. The JBL authorized repair...

I have the LSR2300. The JBL authorized repair center got bad reviews so I'm reluctant to go there. But, if they are not repairable, then I guess I'll just chuck them.
Forum: Sound & Audio 12 Jun 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By bobland
Suggestions for inexpensive desktop speakers

I've got a pair of expensive JBLs on my desktop that just died. I don't think I want to spend the money to get them fixed as my audio requirements of late are just browsing and games, which I am...
Forum: Sound & Audio 10 Apr 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By bobland
Gearslutz! Completely slipped my mind. Thanks...

Gearslutz! Completely slipped my mind. Thanks for the reminder.
Forum: Sound & Audio 10 Apr 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By bobland
M-Audio makes loud pop when shutting down

I have a fairly new M-Audio M-Track that works as expected. EXCEPT...when going to sleep or restart, a very loud and annoying pop sounds in the speaker. This also happens when it awakens.

I've...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Mar 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By bobland
I went thru all the files listed as changed for...

I went thru all the files listed as changed for today. Unfortunately, WinDirStat time reporting is about 9 hours off into the future. The download happened at about 10:00 AM. WinDirStat listed...
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