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Forum: Drivers 26 Dec 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 853
Posted By provlima
Where do I find USB controller driver for Dell 435T

My Dell XPS 9000 435T PC suddenly cannot read SD cards.
The Device manager has a yellow exclamation the Other Devices>USB Controller
When I R Click on the USB controller I get "no driver find a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Dec 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 650
Posted By provlima
Need help in overcoming a problem in trying to shrink my OS (C) volume

I am trying to shrink my C partition to get more space on my Data partition.

My C partition is 191 GB and shows 65GB free and I assume 126GB of used space but when I total up the size of the...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Dec 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By provlima
190 gb OS (C) partition showing 95gb of files with 15gb free???

I am trying to find more storage space on my 750gb desktop hard drive.

The OS (C) partition is 191 GB with 15 GB of free space left. I have checked the contents of this partition and
am able to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Nov 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 2,520
Posted By provlima
Can I update to a 1.5 TB internal HDD on a 6 year old Dell xps9000

Have an old Dell xps9000 Desktop with a 750GB SATA HDD that is nearing its capacity and was wondering if I could replace its internal HDD with a new 1.5TB internal HDD. I'm concerned that there may...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Aug 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By provlima
Device manager showing numerous usb controllers do I need them all?

My Device Manager is showing 21 different USB port controllers See attached screen shot
I suspect some are from old USB devices once installed that I no longer use.


Can these listed...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jan 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By provlima
PC is very slow to boot, to open browser, to connnect to router etc

My 3 year old Dell laptop has recently become extremely slow
slow to boot up
Slow to open firefox browser
Slow to connect to my router
Slow to execute commands (open programs)
And...
Forum: Sound & Audio 08 Jan 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By provlima
Listening to a streaming radio in the background when I switch URL

Is it possible to continue to listen to a streaming radio station in the background when I change to other sites. Thanks for your help
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Oct 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,125
Posted By provlima
Thanks for your reply..yes it effects both...

Thanks for your reply..yes it effects both connections, and its not interference related.
I have even switched out cables and that wasn't the problem. A frustrating mystery!
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Oct 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,125
Posted By provlima
Intermittent internet connection problem

For the last week been having problems with intermittent internet connection on all my PC and laptops. I thought it was my router so I switched it out with a new one and the problem persisted. After...
Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Aug 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 28,710
Posted By provlima
Thank you for your reply. As I only have one...

Thank you for your reply. As I only have one printer I switched it to the Microsoft XPS Document Writer option give under printers and faxes options. I found that the cursor line now appears normal...
Forum: Microsoft Office 01 Aug 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 28,710
Posted By provlima
MS Word 2010 issue...flickering blue circle next to cursor

I recently developed an annoying flickering blue circle next to my cursor whenever Im using a Word 2010
There is no problem in notepad only in word. I have already done a system restore and ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Jul 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 5,284
Posted By provlima
wireless mouse conked out must replace with new one...question???

My 3 year old logitech wireless mouse conked out on me today. No laser light, blinking green on off switch and red battery light stays on. The mouse is part No 810-000769. I have tried all the...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jan 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,392
Posted By provlima
unable to create shortcut to data file

I have a data file partition on my hard drive and am cannot create a shortcut from the My Documents folder on the data partition to my desktop
When I right click the folder it does not show a send...
Forum: Tutorials 05 Jan 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 101,110
Posted By provlima
Can individual files be viewed in your backup?

I am looking at the backup file on my backup drive and cannot see the individual backed up data folders.
I assume the W7 backup file is a compressed file that transformed to a large .vhd file.
Is...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Jan 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,097
Posted By provlima
Questions re W7 backup & restore utility

I want to backup my PC's data files to an external HD using W7 backup & restore utility.

If I use the recommended default option that also includes a back mirror of W7 will the PC automatically...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jul 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,428
Posted By provlima
How to reformat a 4 partition disk to create 1 partition for storage

I have a hard disk that the Disk Management diagram shows 4 partitions left to right:



110mb Healthy (OEM Partition) / 10GB Healthy Active Primary / OS (F) 136.44GB (Healthy


...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jul 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,180
Posted By provlima
AGAIN:Have you tried a different cable? Yes...

AGAIN:Have you tried a different cable?
Yes ....different usb cables have been tried

Have you given this Ext drive a dedicated drive letter? If so what's the letter?
Yes I have with the PC that...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jul 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,180
Posted By provlima
thanks for your reply mitchell..the drive is...

thanks for your reply mitchell..the drive is being connected to each of the 3 pcs with usb cable.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jul 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,180
Posted By provlima
thank you very much for your help! I followed...

thank you very much for your help!
I followed all suggestions yet the external drive still will not show up on two of my pc's
All the pc's are Windows 7.
The 2.5" external drive works well only...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,180
Posted By provlima
thanks for your suggestion, but the disk has...

thanks for your suggestion, but the disk has files, and operates normally on several other pcs.
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,180
Posted By provlima
external hdd invisible to one of my 3 PC's ??

I have an external hdd that is not recognized by only one of my 3 PCs.
I have tried going through control panel>admin tools>computer mgt>storage>disk mgt
as well as hardware devices route and the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 May 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 10,754
Posted By provlima
cannot turn on File Discovery and File and Print Sharing

I am trying to set up file sharing between my two pcs and am unable to access my laptop files from my desktop.



The problem I believe is that on the “change sharing options for different...
Forum: General Discussion 17 May 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,822
Posted By provlima
Okay great..thank you Now how do I create the...

Okay great..thank you
Now how do I create the path for all libraries and data files to be transferred to the new data partition
Forum: General Discussion 17 May 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,822
Posted By provlima
Arc...thank you when I right click I dont get...

Arc...thank you
when I right click I dont get that option. Please see screenshot below.

Does the fact that the unallocated partition is framed in black and has diagonal stripes
indicate I have...
Forum: General Discussion 17 May 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,822
Posted By provlima
Thanks for your quick help!! I read that an...

Thanks for your quick help!!
I read that an excellent free program would shrink the OS C disk. I downloaded used the free MiniTool partition wizard home edition software and was able to easily...
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