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Forum: General Discussion 02 Oct 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,949
Posted By ruggb
Now that I have figured out what the problem is,...

Now that I have figured out what the problem is, Yes, I can screw around with file explorer and create a workaround to show me what was previously correct and consistent.
Why do you want to tell me...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Oct 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,949
Posted By ruggb
that gives me another column that I have never...

that gives me another column that I have never had/used.
The issue is consistency.
The date column has always been last modified date. Now it has changed to creation date, which for a default is...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Sep 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,949
Posted By ruggb
I don't know why you think those are different...

I don't know why you think those are different locations????
If I click on the path in FE it shows the same thing as shown in the search.
MS just thinks it is easier to confuse you by showing a...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Sep 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,949
Posted By ruggb
Windows File Explorer shows wrong time for updated file

In File Explorer - navigate to a folder in Documents, a recently saved file by Sketchup application shows date = 9/28/17 6:48 PM
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do a search for the same file, date shows = 9/29/17 1:32 PM...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Dec 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,022
Posted By ruggb
oscer1 thanks -- done that already. Have not...

oscer1
thanks -- done that already. Have not taken the display back off but I tapped around in there and saw no changes. Pointing to a h/w issue with the electronics on the back of the display. It...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Dec 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,022
Posted By ruggb
I redid the drivers from Dell, so it is probably...

I redid the drivers from Dell, so it is probably a display issue but not the display itself. It must be in the display driver board. When I ran the complete diagnostics for the display I get real...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,022
Posted By ruggb
no, all the drivers appear to be happy. B4 I...

no, all the drivers appear to be happy. B4 I reinstalled the OS, the video driver was from Dell. So the issue is the same. It is likely the display itself, but the problem is so strange I want to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Dec 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,022
Posted By ruggb
it is an i5 with integrated video, so I used the...

it is an i5 with integrated video, so I used the driver direct from Intel when I reinstalled the OS.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Dec 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,022
Posted By ruggb
If I go to this page: ...

If I go to this page:

en.community.dell.com/.../19458888

the color bars do not change at all. It looks the same on any part of the screen.

ext monitor is fine, so it is the display .........
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Dec 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,022
Posted By ruggb
strange problem with LCD display on laptop

Problem appears to be hardware related. Windows 7 is fully installed and activated. It is an Inspiron N1710
Pressing D and power shows problem on display. Problem is normally hardly visible on the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Dec 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 41,034
Posted By ruggb
OK, I can't tell u how long I have searched for...

OK, I can't tell u how long I have searched for an answer. New Asus MB, dual front panel connection from on-board connector next to power plug - plug in USB3 external with long cable - drive...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Oct 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 337,588
Posted By ruggb
My laptop crashed - I believe the charging was...

My laptop crashed - I believe the charging was working fine until then - It may have already stopped.
I reinstalled Windows then noticed it.
I have gone thru the "fixes" many times with all the...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Aug 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,872
Posted By ruggb
it is showing the starting window for 9 minutes. ...

it is showing the starting window for 9 minutes.
I have used WHATSINSTARTUP and found nothing significant to cause delay.
My theory was either errors on the hdd or bad hardware.
There were some...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Aug 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,872
Posted By ruggb
8 MINUTES 15 SECONDS in Starting Windows Screen

It is taking 8 MINUTES 15 SECONDS in Starting Windows Screen.
I have run Chkdsk on all partitions and it found errors and fixed them.
Running it again and it boots to chkdsk but it takes that...
Forum: Tutorials 03 Jul 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 30,270
Posted By ruggb
there is an easier way............ Just D&D the...

there is an easier way............
Just D&D the game shortcut from the start menu to the Game Explorer window or menu.
I had to be careful where I dropped it b/c it didn't seem to want to sort by...
Forum: Customization 02 Jul 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,361
Posted By ruggb
Brink I'm sure I did that already, but I tried...

Brink
I'm sure I did that already, but I tried it once more and it survived a reboot.
Maybe it is fixed this time.
thx.
Forum: Customization 01 Jul 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,361
Posted By ruggb
that is what was posted 4 yrs ago. as i said, i...

that is what was posted 4 yrs ago. as i said, i tried it and it worked once now it is doing strange things.
Forum: Customization 30 Jun 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,361
Posted By ruggb
How to get rid of "SHORTCUT" on a shortcut

I found the 2010 solution and tried it. It worked ONCE. Then stopped working.
When I chg it manually then go back in, the first number is a DIFFERENT number.
It seems to be incrementing.
I just...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 908
Posted By ruggb
FOUND IT - boy was that profile list messed up. ...

FOUND IT - boy was that profile list messed up.
It had more to do with OLD issues than the HDD failure.
thx
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 908
Posted By ruggb
login screen issue

I am trying to recover from an HDD bad block failure. I imaged the C: drive and backed up the D: drive.
deleted all partitions and wrote 0s to the drive. The bad block disappeared and was not...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jul 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 7,826
Posted By ruggb
OK seems like I have created animosities RE the...

OK seems like I have created animosities RE the way I respond to 'advice'. Let me say that I know a lot but not everything. Maybe I need to give my complete bio before I post the question. I am a...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jul 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 7,826
Posted By ruggb
WELL, turns out as soon as I hit SUBMIT on the...

WELL, turns out as soon as I hit SUBMIT on the last post it froze up. It is running a lot longer before it does that now. I changed the config to run from the iGPU with the dGPU as backup. no telling...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jul 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 7,826
Posted By ruggb
Thx for all the feedback............... here is...

Thx for all the feedback............... here is an update it turns out it is NOT the PCIe to USB3 adapter -- which is great b/c there is not another like it 4 USB ports with one for the card reader...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jul 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 7,826
Posted By ruggb
This is what I have figured out about this issue...

This is what I have figured out about this issue so far: 1. It is MB independent. - It does it on 2 of my MB (775 and 1155 sockets) and many others as witnessed by the posts. 2. It occurs with...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jul 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 7,826
Posted By ruggb
thx - i didn't realize it is a toggle button

thx - i didn't realize it is a toggle button
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