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Forum: Sound & Audio 18 Feb 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,237
Posted By Saginaw
How do I find this information? Remember,...

How do I find this information?

Remember, this is an infrequent problem. Most of the time the headphones work like a charm. So I'm suspecting a virus or too many applications are causing this...
Forum: Sound & Audio 18 Feb 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,237
Posted By Saginaw
Lenovo laptop T440s Processor: Intel(R)...

Lenovo laptop T440s
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4600U CPU @ 2.10 GHz 2.70 GHz
Installed memory (RAM): 8.00 GB (7.88 GB usable)
System type: 64-bit operating system
Forum: Sound & Audio 18 Feb 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,237
Posted By Saginaw
Computer speakers work, but good headphones don't produce sound

I'm using Windows 7. The computer speakers work, but when I insert known good headphones into the audio jack, the computer speakers mute (as they should), but no sound comes through the headphones. ...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Feb 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 20,137
Posted By Saginaw
Thanks for sharing. I have noticed that WinMerge...

Thanks for sharing. I have noticed that WinMerge can take an awfully long time - far longer than the copying of the files take. Is that your experience as well?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Feb 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 14,276
Posted By Saginaw
I am having a very similar problem. USB doesn't...

I am having a very similar problem. USB doesn't work after computer wakes up from sleep mode. Sometimes it will start working after 15-20 minutes and sometimes not at all. I've seen similar issues...
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 May 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 2,544
Posted By Saginaw
What is the best method for verifying that a backup was successful?

I've tried many backup utilities. Everything from Robocopy to SyncBack to GoodSync to Unstoppable Copier to the good ole drag 'n drop.

When I'm done with a copy - even if the software says the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 2,313
Posted By Saginaw
After all this time, I figured out why the track...

After all this time, I figured out why the track pad wasn't working.

The track pad on/off isn't in Windows Control Panel. It's at Start/All Programs/VAIO Control Center/Keyboard & Mouse/Pointing...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 2,313
Posted By Saginaw
Track pad on stops working about 2-3 minutes after starting Windows 7

I have a Sony VAIO VPCEH. The track pad works upon bootup for about 2-3 minutes after Windows starts. It then abruptly stops working.

I've already tried disabling everything in the startup menu....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Apr 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 3,913
Posted By Saginaw
All startup items (via msconfig/startup) are...

All startup items (via msconfig/startup) are disabled. The track pad works upon startup and after about 2-3 minutes with Windows, it abruptly stops working.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Apr 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 3,913
Posted By Saginaw
Here is an interesting update. This problem...

Here is an interesting update.

This problem has been sitting dormant for a long time, as I almost never have a desire to use the track pad.

I had an opportunity to go into safe mode. I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Feb 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 3,913
Posted By Saginaw
I was never able to resolve this issue. I'm...

I was never able to resolve this issue. I'm wondering if anyone else might have any ideas and/or suggestions.

Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 20,137
Posted By Saginaw
Two products you might try (both of which have...

Two products you might try (both of which have 30-day free trials for the paid versions):

(1) Treesize (http://www.jam-software.com/product_overview.shtml) (which is available for free, or you...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Feb 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 3,506
Posted By Saginaw
I've even tried Robocopy see RoboCop RoboCopy |...

I've even tried Robocopy see RoboCop RoboCopy | Free System Administration software downloads at SourceForge.net (http://sourceforge.net/projects/robocoprobocopy/?source=dlp)
I get the same problems...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 20,137
Posted By Saginaw
Thanks! I'll give that a try. It looks as if...

Thanks! I'll give that a try. It looks as if this is about as close as I'll get to the way it was displayed in XP using Folder Size.
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 20,137
Posted By Saginaw
This appears to run as a separate application. ...

This appears to run as a separate application. That's just as tedious as right clicking and selecting properties. The Mindgems application Folder Size - when used with XP - allowed you to display...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 20,137
Posted By Saginaw
Help!!! How can I view folder sizes in view details?

This is something that has puzzled me for ages. I open a directory which has some sub-directories and some stand-alone files. I do view details. The file sizes are displayed, but the folder sizes...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Feb 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 3,506
Posted By Saginaw
Folder sizes do not match after successful backup

I just did a backup of several directories using Roadkill's Unstoppable Copier. See Roadkil.Net - Roadkil's Unstoppable Copier Program Download (http://www.roadkil.net/program.php?ProgramID=29)
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jan 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 2,534
Posted By Saginaw
Logitech Mouse works on some good USB ports, but not others

Hardware: Lenovo T430s
OS: Windows 7

I have a Lenovo T430s running Windows 7. It has 3 USB ports. Up until recently, I was using a wireless Logitech M310 mouse. Upon switching to a wired...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Jan 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 17,991
Posted By Saginaw
Yes. System restore will take your pc settings...

Yes. System restore will take your pc settings back to a specific date. It will affect apps installed since then to this date, data will not be affected.
Does this network drop outs happen when you...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Jan 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 17,991
Posted By Saginaw
[/INDENT][/QUOTE] After leaving the computer on...

[/INDENT][/QUOTE]
After leaving the computer on overnight, I noticed the network dropout again this morning. I tried the following steps:
1) Took a look at inSSIDer (I left it running overnight). ...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 17,991
Posted By Saginaw
Now I see. inSSIDer says I'm using channel 1. ...

Now I see. inSSIDer says I'm using channel 1. The only channels with several networks are 1, 6 & 11. Almost all of the others have either zero or one networks. Yet my router (Netgear WNR1000v3)...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 17,991
Posted By Saginaw
Questions about inssider: 1) How can I tell...

Questions about inssider:
1) How can I tell which channel my network is on? (I see it on multiple channels)
2) How can I change from one channel to another?
3) Does the network automatically...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 17,991
Posted By Saginaw
I've installed inssider and am running it. I do...

I've installed inssider and am running it. I do see my router on some of the channels. But there doesn't seem to be a way of telling what channel I'm on at the moment.

I'm curious if my router...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 17,991
Posted By Saginaw
The wifi dropped out again. So that rules out...

The wifi dropped out again. So that rules out the suggested fixes of Slartybart and DMHolt57. So I'll try the suggestions of theveterans and run inssider. I just updated the drivers at Device...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Jan 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 17,991
Posted By Saginaw
Thanks for everyone's help. I went ahead...

Thanks for everyone's help.

I went ahead and performed the tasks described by SlartyBart and DMHolt57. If I still see the problem I'll try the optimization using inssider.

An IT friend of...
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