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Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
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Posted By johnhoh
I have not tried drivers past 4678 and do not...

I have not tried drivers past 4678 and do not plan to, as this system has been stable for a while. If I recall correctly I did get some minor graphics artifacts within lotus 1-2-3 (a poorly behaved...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By johnhoh
right before you shutdown the machine for the...

right before you shutdown the machine for the final time prior to replacing the motherboard and cpu, I recommend following the instructions in the link. Or if you prefer, don't follow them, and just...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 9,194
Posted By johnhoh
anyone who wants to add links to other items...

anyone who wants to add links to other items needed below is welcome. Looking for constructive additions, trying to see what's possible rather than just throw in the towel.

how to make windows 10...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 9,194
Posted By johnhoh
I'm finding plenty of lists of procedures. Just...

I'm finding plenty of lists of procedures. Just don't know if any one of them is the most complete

How to Make Windows 10 Look and Feel Like Windows 7...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 9,194
Posted By johnhoh
Isn't it possible to do this? 1) Install Win10 ...

Isn't it possible to do this?
1) Install Win10
2) Install classicshell
3) run a make-W10-exactly-like-W7 script, or program, or list of procedures

doesn't item 3 exist?
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By johnhoh
The hardware ID of MY OWN cpu is 5912. You will...

The hardware ID of MY OWN cpu is 5912. You will want to use the 4-digit string that applies to your cpu, as discussed in step 5 of my linked post.


After installing, don't forget to go into...
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By johnhoh
So you have internal motherboard graphics that...

So you have internal motherboard graphics that you are using, and also a graphics card that is blocked off.

For the graphics card, I would remove the screws on the dvi port and remove the plastic...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 2,240
Posted By johnhoh
got another idea. Maybe it is finding the line...

got another idea. Maybe it is finding the line like we want it to, but it is not happy that it is not finding the line later on in the INF where it is given a nickname. If that is the issue, then...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By johnhoh
since your initial blue screen post showed an...

since your initial blue screen post showed an atixxxx error, its understandable that a new radeon card also had an error, so moving to nvidia is a good move. If the nvidia card produces errors also,...
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By johnhoh
here's all the gigabyte drivers. Only one beta...

here's all the gigabyte drivers. Only one beta though, and its for the vga I mentioned.

GA-Z270N-WIFI (rev. 1.0) | Motherboard - GIGABYTE Global...
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By johnhoh
not sure what you mean that your graphics card's...

not sure what you mean that your graphics card's connectors are blocked from the outside. If you can use your smartphone to take a pic, that would be helpful

also can you post the status of your...
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By johnhoh
This link is the tutorial I made some time ago on...

This link is the tutorial I made some time ago on how to manually adjust the intel graphics driver INF file so it will work with kabylake on windows 7

Intel g4560 kabylake on windows 7 64 bit...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 2,240
Posted By johnhoh
couple more thoughts here, as you should not be...

couple more thoughts here, as you should not be getting that message. I'm not surprised that the installer is having an issue, just not that issue, lol.

you do not want to change DELLM2_8265, as...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 2,240
Posted By johnhoh
one more item.... within the Netsws04.inf file,...

one more item.... within the Netsws04.inf file, replace every instance of the 8 character string

Reg_8265

with

Reg_9462
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 2,240
Posted By johnhoh
The five lines I had you insert into Netsws04.inf...

The five lines I had you insert into Netsws04.inf should actually be:

%NIC_9462AC_HMC% = Install_MPCIEX_DELLM2_8265_AC_2x2_HMC_WIN7_64_AC , PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_A370&SUBSYS_42A48086 ; AC
;...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 2,240
Posted By johnhoh
wait I found another issue. The highlighted line...

wait I found another issue. The highlighted line in the second image I attached above calls an MPCIEX install-section that exists in the WIN10 file but does not exist in the WIN7 file. This means...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By johnhoh
The only reason we are using the svga driver is...

The only reason we are using the svga driver is to troubleshoot. It is not meant as a permanent solution. So for now, use the svga mode.

Think of hibernate as a deeper form of sleep. It uses...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By johnhoh
two comments: if you have not done so, you...

two comments:

if you have not done so, you want to use device manager to update your graphics card driver to "standard svga adapter", then reboot. Then go into device manager again and check to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 2,240
Posted By johnhoh
Intel has updated the drivers since my first...

Intel has updated the drivers since my first post. Current is now 20.70

Download Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Software and Drivers for IT Admins...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,881
Posted By johnhoh
win7's xp-mode is also an option Windows XP...

win7's xp-mode is also an option

Windows XP Mode - Install and Setup (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/8247-windows-xp-mode-install-setup.html)

edit: not. just noticed you are on w7 home
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 3,077
Posted By johnhoh
Open a cmd window and right-click on the upper...

Open a cmd window and right-click on the upper left as in the pic. Then for properties and defaults you can adjust the layout. By doing a little math using your resolution and font size (there's a...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By johnhoh
since your BSOD page is showing atikmpg.sys, I...

since your BSOD page is showing atikmpg.sys, I would start here
Windows 7 BSOD - atikmpag.sys - [Solved] - Windows 7 (http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2193007/windows-bsod-atikmpag-sys.html)...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,881
Posted By johnhoh
yes 16GB will be plenty. And since you just want...

yes 16GB will be plenty. And since you just want to run the one 16-bit app, it would not surprise me if your current machine could handle it as well. I would try setting up virtual box now before...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By johnhoh
I'll let someone else help you with the BSOD...

I'll let someone else help you with the BSOD file, but here is some general advice on wake-from-sleep-BSODs

Its often a driver problem, here are steps to clear it up if so

completely uninstall...
Forum: Graphic Cards 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By johnhoh
I looked up your Acer and the service manual...

I looked up your Acer and the service manual shows 18 different possible graphics cards, and all 18 have a DVI port (which would solve your problem).

Acer Aspire X3470 Service Manual (Page 97 of...
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