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Forum: Drivers 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 357
Posted By fireberd
What I meant by "can't hurt". Its not working so...

What I meant by "can't hurt". Its not working so trying the CMOS reset won't cause any more problems. Worth a try. I don't think the Dell BIOS recovery was on the older models like you have. I've...
Forum: Drivers 1 Day Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 357
Posted By fireberd
What "BIOS" did you upgrade? The only BIOS...

What "BIOS" did you upgrade? The only BIOS listed on the Dell downloads is dated 19 Nov 2013 (A11). As it is an old BIOS there is probably nothing wrong with it. Nothing new and probably what you...
Forum: Drivers 2 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By fireberd
Give me the Dell model number, e.g. OptiPlex 960...

Give me the Dell model number, e.g. OptiPlex 960 and I can see what is on the Dell downloads.

FWIW, if a device can't be installed it may be disabled in the BIOS (Setup as Dell calls it) or if the...
Forum: Sound & Audio 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By fireberd
First, Windows will only allow one default audio...

First, Windows will only allow one default audio playback device and one source. There may be a 3rd party application that allow what you want to do, but basic Windows does not.

You need to mute...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By fireberd
I'm much "younger" at 80. LOL I live near...

I'm much "younger" at 80. LOL

I live near the Inverness Golf and Country Club. South side of Inverness.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By fireberd
I go up to Dunnellon occasionally for BBQ at...

I go up to Dunnellon occasionally for BBQ at Bubba Que's.

I play in a country music band. We play in Oxford (Villages) on Monday evenings.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By fireberd
Probably bad. RW media is the most unreliable...

Probably bad. RW media is the most unreliable and known to either lose format and/or data. RW media should be avoided. RW media requires a higher laser intensity and that can also be an issue with...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By fireberd
Copyright is not the same in the US as it is in...

Copyright is not the same in the US as it is in the UK. Unless you have it (legally) copyrighted anyone can use it or even claim it and copyright it for themselves. Just to say "copyright" means...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By fireberd
Do you actually have them "copyrighted"? I have...

Do you actually have them "copyrighted"? I have a recording studio and have done a lot of song demos for a "retired" Nashville Songwriter. His are protected as he is a BMI registered songwriter and...
Forum: Sound & Audio 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By fireberd
I have a recording studio. I don't know of a...

I have a recording studio. I don't know of a "simple" free DAW for what you need.
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By fireberd
That is a very old version. I don't remember if...

That is a very old version. I don't remember if there were options back then to just install certain modules. Nero 7 was the first version I bought. I now have a current version of Nero and it is...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 784
Posted By fireberd
The drivers listed on the Creative site include...

The drivers listed on the Creative site include Windows 7. If you are using a separate sound card, any other sound should be disabled (preferably in the BIOS) to avoid conflicts.

Please post a...
Forum: Drivers 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By fireberd
I would still think the better way is the new...

I would still think the better way is the new hard drive as I mentioned. It saves your installation you have now in case the Roland driver still will not install with the clean Windows install. A...
Forum: Drivers 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By fireberd
What I would do in your case, if you want to try...

What I would do in your case, if you want to try a clean reinstall, is to use a different hard drive (or SSD) to install Windows. Save the current drive in case it fails. Only install Windows and...
Forum: Drivers 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By fireberd
I would hate to think a "factory restore" would...

I would hate to think a "factory restore" would be needed. Quite a hassle in most cases.

Try starting Win 7 in Safe Mode and then try to install, to see what happens. If something that runs with...
Forum: Drivers 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By fireberd
I had an Office jet 8620. Died (developed...

I had an Office jet 8620. Died (developed unresolvable paper feed/jam problems) a little over two months after the warranty expired. The 8600 series, from what I find, are not very reliable. ...
Forum: Drivers 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By fireberd
I don't want to sound like a wise guy but maybe...

I don't want to sound like a wise guy but maybe its time to give it up and go for something that is compatible. The "old reliable" may still work but at some point it becomes obsolete.
Forum: Drivers 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By fireberd
In most cases drivers are installed first. If...

In most cases drivers are installed first. If you connect the device first, either the install will fail or Windows will install an incorrect driver. I have a recording studio and all my audio and...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By fireberd
You can uninstall the Realtek sound in the device...

You can uninstall the Realtek sound in the device manager (DO NOT uninstall the driver). Then restart the PC and when Windows starts it will detect and reinstall. The MAY put the sound in a...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By fireberd
I still do not think its the Realtek. If...

I still do not think its the Realtek. If anything, its the shutdown process in Win 7. Where in the shutdown process it closes the sound. Similar things can happen during startup, depending on...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By fireberd
That is common. Its not the Realtek driver, its...

That is common. Its not the Realtek driver, its a function of how the power is cut off. Either the speaker power supply or the PC power supply.
Forum: Sound & Audio 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By fireberd
Windows only allows one default audio playback...

Windows only allows one default audio playback device. If the HDMI is active then HDMI is set as the default audio playback device and nothing will come from the PC's sound. You can manually select...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By fireberd
I use Macrium, but I always make full drive...

I use Macrium, but I always make full drive images, not just the "C" partition. I have not had a failure (yet) with Macrium and I've used V5, 6 and now 7.

Before Macrium, I used Acronis True...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By fireberd
From what I remember the OCZ SSD's were some of...

From what I remember the OCZ SSD's were some of the first ones and relatively old. The first SSD I had was an OCZ Vertex 2. I would suspect the drive is failing and if you haven't made a full disc...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By fireberd
iTunes is not the best program but that is what...

iTunes is not the best program but that is what I've always used.
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