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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,534
Posted By CIS
Thanks for your suggestion, Golden, but I've...

Thanks for your suggestion, Golden, but I've resolved the issue.

I formatted a non-system partition and installed Win7 to it, then in that Windows environment was able to d/l TC and mount my...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Jul 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,534
Posted By CIS
Golden, I don't see any option in BIOS to...

Golden,

I don't see any option in BIOS to switch between IDE and AHCI mode. From the tuturials I've scoured online, it seems that there should usually be such an option available. Perhaps I need...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Jul 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,534
Posted By CIS
Just noticed the additional replies. Thanks...

Just noticed the additional replies. Thanks Golden, I will try that and update.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Jul 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,534
Posted By CIS
Nope, it indicates to me that you must choose...

Nope, it indicates to me that you must choose which Operating System to restore, and there are none in the list. Seemingly TC is encrypting the drive so that it cannot be accessed otherwise, or maybe...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Jul 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,534
Posted By CIS
Thanks for the reply, Justin. I'm sure...

Thanks for the reply, Justin.


I'm sure this is an extremely bad sign, but I get the BSOD about halfway through the the "Loading Windows Files" menu when entering Safe Mode with Networking....
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Jul 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,534
Posted By CIS
TrueCrypted hard drive moved to alternate PC, causes BSOD during boot

My PC's motherboard died a few months ago, and I was finally able to find a cheap replacement that is almost completely identical. I have placed my hard drive into this computer, and tried to boot.
...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Aug 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 32,003
Posted By CIS
Thanks for the tips, but unfortunately that...

Thanks for the tips, but unfortunately that didn't seem to solve the problem.

One thing I wanted to add that I just noticed was that it seems this issue happens when I'm actively browsing through...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Aug 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 32,003
Posted By CIS
Random "No Internet access" problem on WiFi laptop

Hey guys, I'm experiencing a frustrating issue with my wireless connection on my W7 laptop and was hoping for some troubleshooting tips.

First off, here are the relevant specs:

- HP Pavilion...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Aug 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 19,507
Posted By CIS
Thanks for the replies guys, the advice is...

Thanks for the replies guys, the advice is appreciated.
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Aug 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 19,507
Posted By CIS
Disabled SSID broadcast showing up as "Other Network" [RESOLVED]

I have a pesky neighbor (a newly moved-back-home relative, long story) who continually wants to piggyback off my connection, and I am trying to prevent that without having to be very rude about it.
...
Forum: News 02 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,776
Posted By CIS
Completely agree, Chrome works horribly on my...

Completely agree, Chrome works horribly on my Windows 7 Ultimate system... Firefox, IE and Opera all work great. It takes maybe 30 seconds for Chrome to open the same page that takes the other three...
Forum: Sound & Audio 05 Jan 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,704
Posted By CIS
Getting very paranoid - is Windows updating my sounds?

I just realized that when I log onto my Windows account, it makes a slightly different sound. And when I plug in my USB stick, same thing. I did not change any of these settings, and the sound just...
Forum: System Security 27 Oct 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 4,435
Posted By CIS
Thanks again for your suggestions, Nigel. I...

Thanks again for your suggestions, Nigel.

I checked OpenDNS Updater and yes, it turns out there is an auto-hide option. Now all I have to do is disable the Task Manager, which I'll just do through...
Forum: System Security 27 Oct 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 4,435
Posted By CIS
Thanks muchly for your quick reply, Nigel! ...

Thanks muchly for your quick reply, Nigel!

Basically I want to prevent the people who use the standard user account from closing a certain progam that will run from startup... it's the OpenDNS...
Forum: System Security 27 Oct 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 4,435
Posted By CIS
Help with Group Policy?

Hi everyone,

I Googled this to death, but could not find a direct or easy answer to how to do this or even if its possible.

I want to know if its possible, on one local machine, to apply Group...
Forum: Drivers 24 Oct 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 4,860
Posted By CIS
Sound card driver issue?

After upgrading to 7 I have been experiencing some random difficulties with my sound system. When going to my sound card properties, I notice that there is a generic name to the device,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Oct 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 4,502
Posted By CIS
No, I still don't trust it. I tried it the other...

No, I still don't trust it. I tried it the other day and it still seemed to cause some lag after restarting. I'm all for clean boots post-XP.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 8,516
Posted By CIS
I went ahead with the defragmentation through...

I went ahead with the defragmentation through O&O. The drive was only about 3% defragmented, but I got it down to 0%. It did seem to alleviate some of the effect moving/copying had on system...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 8,516
Posted By CIS
Here it is... hope someone can offer some help....

Here it is... hope someone can offer some help. Thanks in advance.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 8,516
Posted By CIS
Haven't installed an antivirus (will be...

Haven't installed an antivirus (will be re-installing ESET shortly), so that can't be the issue. I first tried transferring a large file from my secondary (D: ) drive to the main (C: ) drive, and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 8,516
Posted By CIS
W7 slows to unusable crawl when moving/copying files

To start off, I absolutely love Windows 7 and this is the only problem I've had with it yet.

Any time I go to move or copy a large enough file, W7 slows down so much that it is unusable. The...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 3,693
Posted By CIS
Hi Hybrid. The official "Windows Upgrade...

Hi Hybrid.

The official "Windows Upgrade Chart" (check here: http://mossblog.allthingsd.com/files/2009/08/windows-upgrade-chart.png) appears to make it quite clear that you can do a clean install...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 30
Views: 25,142
Posted By CIS
Great! What a relief. Thanks guys a lot for your...

Great! What a relief. Thanks guys a lot for your help with researching this one. I was about to do some serious ripping on a poor unsuspecting Dell or ISP customer service rep. about this. :)
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 30
Views: 25,142
Posted By CIS
Wow. Now I'm really confused. Since this source...

Wow. Now I'm really confused. Since this source is from Microsoft I obviously trust it, but it goes against all other sources I've come up with (including the CNET one I posted).

Anyway, so since...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 30
Views: 25,142
Posted By CIS
Dell is offering the free upgrade, and we went...

Dell is offering the free upgrade, and we went into this purchase thinking we would be getting the free upgrade. Turns out, however, that the computer we ordered has Home Basic, (which I didn't even...
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