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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Jan 2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,616
Posted By LilBro
I have the same problem. For some reason Win7 SP1...

I have the same problem. For some reason Win7 SP1 is now claiming my OEM install is not legitimate even tho I've been using it for 2 years. None of the three KBs (KB971033/KB4480960/KB4480970) are...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Oct 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 1,049
Posted By LilBro
NAS device shown as UPnP Media Device not Storge Device in Explorer

I have three NAS units on my home network - WD My Cloud 6TB, WD My Book Live Duo 8TB and Seagate GoFlex Home 4TB. The two WD units show up as storage devices but the Seagate shows up as a UPnP AV...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Jan 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,267
Posted By LilBro
Now I'm really confused. I decided to see if I...

Now I'm really confused. I decided to see if I could restore the GoFlex files from a backup. All of the NAS devices showed in the dialog box up when I went to select the destination for the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Dec 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,267
Posted By LilBro
Storage devices not showing under Computer in Network explorer

I have three computers running over a combo wired / wireless network. The basement unit is connected via a home wiring adapter and the main unit and laptop are connected via 802.11n wireless. The...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 31 Oct 2016
Replies: 100
Views: 725,553
Posted By LilBro
Non-working Win7 updater is new GWX

Simple reason why Win7 update doesn't work. Since Redmond killed the GWX craplet, they decided to kill win 7 updater as well. Now the only way to get updates is to move to win 10. Simple marketing....
Forum: Tutorials 12 Sep 2016
Replies: 615
Views: 1,201,893
Posted By LilBro
Registry edits don't work in my HP Pavilion...

Registry edits don't work in my HP Pavilion A6400f, Award BIOS 5.43, ASUS IPIBL-LB mobo.
On restart Windows logo doesn't even get one pane completed before the system reboots.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Aug 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,389
Posted By LilBro
Cannot enable AHCI on ASUS IPIBL-LB w/Win7 Pro

I need to enable AHCI on my PC. It's running Windows 7 Pro on an ASUS IPIBL "Benicia" mainboard. I folled the instructions to modify the registry at...
Forum: Software 17 Mar 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 671
Posted By LilBro
Applications don't display fonts correctly

I already compared the setting in my desktop and in my laptop and they appear to match. In several apps, the fonts on buttons and in various windows look like Times New Roman 4 pt. See the attached...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Oct 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 4,002
Posted By LilBro
I just opened Office 2007 Outlook on my desktop...

I just opened Office 2007 Outlook on my desktop and selected a link from within a message. It went straight to Firefox. I'll have to get back to ou on the screen shots. I'm using my desktop with...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Oct 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 4,002
Posted By LilBro
Prevent programs from using IE

I made the changes in Set Default Programs. Now Outlook is giving me an "Access Denied" error. I thought Microsoft signed a consent decree precluding their programs from being defaults, or some thing...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Oct 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 4,002
Posted By LilBro
Prevent IE 11 from being called by programs

I will not use internet explorer because, in my opinion, it's buggy, non-standards complaints, easily hacked, and just plain ugly. On my desktop computer, if I click on a link within a program for...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Apr 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 4,094
Posted By LilBro
Solved error 1069

The problem was with Windows 7 (& Vista). In order to allow any access to a service, there MUST be an administrator account WITH passwords. If you don't have a password on your administrator account,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Apr 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 4,094
Posted By LilBro
Error:1069 Service Not Started because of Logon Error

I've been trying to TVersity to access my NAS. I set the service to use the same user as the admin but I try to start the service I keep getting a 1069 error. Am I missing something on setting the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 29,429
Posted By LilBro
Got it working following your steps. Now you can...

Got it working following your steps. Now you can go back on your meds and chill. Thanks.
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 29,429
Posted By LilBro
Correction, cable swap did not work. From Windows...

Correction, cable swap did not work. From Windows 7 Home Edition install disc, I started Windows RE, I ran:
bcdedit /export C:\BCD_Backup
C:
cd boot
attrib bcd -s -h -r
ren c:\boot\bcd bcd.old...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Oct 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 29,429
Posted By LilBro
\$Windows et cetera

Cable swap worked. Now to load Ubuntu so I can whack the unneeded files on G:.
Thanks.
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Oct 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 29,429
Posted By LilBro
\$windows etc.

The error message started popping up in the last couple weeks. The two drives have been set up as shown for the past couple years. Both C & G drives have Boot directories with what appear to be...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Oct 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 29,429
Posted By LilBro
Drive Maps

Attached is my drive map.
C: is OS / Boot disk
H: has Ubuntu
All other drives are files
Got the error message BEFORE Ubuntu was installed.
There is no \$windows.~bt... directory on this...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Oct 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 29,429
Posted By LilBro
\$windows.~bt\windows\system32\winload.exe corrupted or missing

I have begun getting an error message on boot that that the file \$windows.~bt\windows\system32\winload.exe corrupted or missing. I've done the following:

1) Booted from Win7/64 Install...
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