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Forum: News 19 May 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 16,115
Posted By Mooly
And W7 was the OS that removed much of Vista's...

And W7 was the OS that removed much of Vista's customisation.

The biggest problem for UAC in Vista was the 5 second wait each way... it was surprising how long that seems. Five... four......
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 15 May 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 4,079
Posted By Mooly
Pleased to hear you got something workable in the...

Pleased to hear you got something workable in the end. A pity MS discontinued Live Essentials in the way they did.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 14 May 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 4,079
Posted By Mooly
If its anything like Movie Maker in Vista then...

If its anything like Movie Maker in Vista then you might be able to get it work.

To use Vista's Movie Maker in W10 (so I'm assuming Seven is similar) it was simply a case of copying the Movie...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 5,543
Posted By Mooly
Ask yourself this. Has anyone, anywhere, had a...

Ask yourself this. Has anyone, anywhere, had a problem or comeback, or fraud committed against them from using the default settings in W10 ?

Its a non problem, and you can opt out of much of it...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Apr 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 5,543
Posted By Mooly
Yes, it will still be usable then and also in 10...

Yes, it will still be usable then and also in 10 or 100 yrs time.

It means W7 will no longer receive any updates or support to fix bugs etc. Security updates will finish. Manufacturers will no...
Forum: Drivers 25 Apr 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 2,295
Posted By Mooly
I was hoping it was the sort of answer that might...

I was hoping it was the sort of answer that might point you in the right direction and give you something to work on.

You should make a system image first (I would recommend that anyway) and then...
Forum: Drivers 24 Apr 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 2,295
Posted By Mooly
Could be a driver issue. My old Vista laptop...

Could be a driver issue. My old Vista laptop frequently used to do this back in the day...... and yes, it was a common issue.

It was hard going finding a driver that worked OK but eventually I...
Forum: Sound & Audio 24 Apr 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By Mooly
Its beginning to sound like either it didn't save...

Its beginning to sound like either it didn't save for whatever reason or you perhaps didn't click what you thought you did... it happens.

Only other option would be to search for .wav and see if...
Forum: Sound & Audio 24 Apr 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By Mooly
Did you have any external drives plugged in at...

Did you have any external drives plugged in at the time that it could have gone to ? There is a 'recent items' option in W7. Does it show there (if you haven't got that option enabled then it wont...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Oct 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,095
Posted By Mooly
Yes they are.

Yes they are.
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Oct 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,095
Posted By Mooly
Yes, a disk or system image is a complete...

Yes, a disk or system image is a complete snapshot at the instant you click 'make the backup'. Changes you make from that moment on (if you keep using the PC) will not be reflected in the backup...
Forum: Tutorials 11 Jun 2015
Replies: 566
Views: 2,300,553
Posted By Mooly
Didn't mean to step on anyone's toes Greg :) I...

Didn't mean to step on anyone's toes Greg :) I was just trying to help by outlining a method that has worked well for me.
Forum: Tutorials 11 Jun 2015
Replies: 566
Views: 2,300,553
Posted By Mooly
This might give some insight to method I used for...

This might give some insight to method I used for clean installing on a Dell... I know its a different model of PC, heck different OS come to that, but much is the same.

The key thing is to get...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Apr 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Mooly
I seem to remember having something similar to...

I seem to remember having something similar to this happen.

Have a read at this... it was all a while ago,
Problems clean installing make me think MS really do want to kill off Vista....
Forum: Customization 01 Mar 2015
Replies: 80
Views: 92,220
Posted By Mooly
Many thanks gldndragn. The MSN one seems to be...

Many thanks gldndragn. The MSN one seems to be working, and I actually saw it change and update on the hour. So fingers crossed :)

(I'll link the Vista thread to this)
Forum: Customization 28 Feb 2015
Replies: 80
Views: 92,220
Posted By Mooly
I meant to add an update to this thread to. This...

I meant to add an update to this thread to. This fix applied to my Vista PC didn't last. Haven't checked the config file, I'll have a look tomorrow if I get chance.
Forum: Customization 21 Feb 2015
Replies: 80
Views: 92,220
Posted By Mooly
Thanks word20 :) The same problem struck in Vista...

Thanks word20 :) The same problem struck in Vista and your fix seems to have restored normal operation.
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Oct 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 2,803
Posted By Mooly
OK, well pleased to hear its back up to speed...

OK, well pleased to hear its back up to speed anyway. You'll just have to see what happens long term.
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Oct 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 2,803
Posted By Mooly
Still on WiFi when you mention going to the same...

Still on WiFi when you mention going to the same room as the router ?

Could you identify the driver that W8 used and see if its possible to install that.
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Oct 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 2,803
Posted By Mooly
WiFi connections can cause surprising issues...

WiFi connections can cause surprising issues particularly with speed. Although not quite the same issue as yours, I've had my router frequently "lock" into a slow speed state of around 1 to 5mbs. I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Oct 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 2,803
Posted By Mooly
Wifi or wired ? If WiFi then try a reboot...

Wifi or wired ?

If WiFi then try a reboot of the router and also try changing the wireless channel on your router. Another possibility is a poor or incorrect WiFi driver for your laptop. Did W7...
Forum: Tutorials 08 Sep 2014
Replies: 566
Views: 2,300,553
Posted By Mooly
I might be on the wrong track here but some PC's...

I might be on the wrong track here but some PC's use unique MBR ??? and if that is corrupted/lost/deleted then the recovery partition becomes unusable. This happens on Dell's when using Acronis....
Forum: Tutorials 19 Aug 2014
Replies: 566
Views: 2,300,553
Posted By Mooly
Thanks :) (and that's not paranoid) I've...

Thanks :) (and that's not paranoid)

I've never had any problems with Acronis tbh and use it and trust it implicitly. I run daily incrementals (weekly cycle), full monthlies and also back up user...
Forum: Tutorials 19 Aug 2014
Replies: 566
Views: 2,300,553
Posted By Mooly
Yep, handed by to a grateful owner. I transferred...

Yep, handed by to a grateful owner. I transferred a now unused copy of Acronis TI2012 over to it... so hopefully we can always go back to this base image if needed.
Forum: Tutorials 18 Aug 2014
Replies: 566
Views: 2,300,553
Posted By Mooly
Part number is PSK3JE-01Q00JEN. It was...

Part number is PSK3JE-01Q00JEN.

It was Realtek that I needed (I can see one from your link and by inputting the details)

The clean install has gone well, I've only used WLAN, Video and audio...
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