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Forum: Sound & Audio 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By AaLF
Sound icon missing

It's not visible on the Task Bar.
Right-click on task bar > properties > customize > not there at all.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 May 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By AaLF
Woooooooooooooooo. 408197 In...

Woooooooooooooooo.
408197





In the past I have. But look at that jpg above. My first Command Prompt in many many years. It worked.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 May 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By AaLF
johnhoh, Here is the current disk - 408195 ...

johnhoh, Here is the current disk -
408195


And here is the Command Prompt (so far).
408196
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 May 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By AaLF
Delete partition is not offered. One partition...

Delete partition is not offered. One partition offers "conveert to simple volume" and the other nothing is offered.
Since the option to delete partitions is not offered I'm not willing to go into...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 May 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By AaLF
Just confirming - Here are the two MBR...

Just confirming -
Here are the two MBR partitions with options available -


408186
408187
and the option on the left is -
408188
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 May 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By AaLF
Aaagh. Me hates formatting a new HDD

Every few years or more one needs to initiate a new HDD. This one is 6TB WD 3.5


And every time I forget the trick needed to not stuff it up. I followed the sellers instructions and sure enuff...
Forum: Software 27 Apr 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By AaLF
Can't get iTunes running on re-install of Win7

I hates itunes muchly. At the moment even more so.


I actually had itunes working OK for awhile before my PC crash. On reinstall of WIN 7 I cant get it to accept an mp3 for transfer across.
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Apr 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By AaLF
Hi Paul. The cdrive only boots to the black...

Hi Paul. The cdrive only boots to the black 'code' screen where it does whatever down to load CD

disk faiure.


It does not get as far as loading win7.


I've created a new HDD cdrive now...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Apr 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By AaLF
Diskbootfailure - when trying to reinstall 7

As the title says. 250hdd set to new volume cannot get the cd to load. Bios tried both 1st boot as cd and hdd both yuk. Out of practice with this.
Forum: Software 26 Jan 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 467
Posted By AaLF
Text to speech software

Anyone using text to speech?. Anyone care to nominate one that sounds natural?
Forum: Sound & Audio 19 Jan 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By AaLF
Bluetooth for dinosaurs

My PC tower is not bluetooth equipped. Can we get around it nowadays with a USB plug-in Bluetooth adaptor so I can escape these cabled headphones?
Forum: Software 12 Jan 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By AaLF
Didn't find anything there.

Didn't find anything there.
Forum: Software 10 Jan 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By AaLF
Win 7 - is giving me Tinnitis

O.K. Maybe the title is a tad 'click-baitish'. But I am suffering from a small reminder program. Long ago I installed an hourly chime to remind me I'm spending to much time on the net.

...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Oct 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,965
Posted By AaLF
'Win Update' been switched off for months.

'Win Update' been switched off for months.
Forum: General Discussion 24 Oct 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,965
Posted By AaLF
What dastardly thing is downloading here?

Bit of a click bait title. Sorry. We got 2 PCs at home. Mine & hers. Her little USB wifi adapter is blinking madly. And is gobbling up the bandwidth. Making my Youtube video viewing...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Oct 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By AaLF
Cordless Headfones

How do I check to see if I can run wireless headfones on this PC?
Forum: Microsoft Office 21 Oct 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,490
Posted By AaLF
It just open correctly after a restart.

It just open correctly after a restart.
Forum: Microsoft Office 21 Oct 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,490
Posted By AaLF
Word 2016 - View 2 pages side by side

Hi. Word 2016. Have a book with each page being a jpeg of original doc.


All was fine up until yesterday. You could view/read the book with 2 pages side by side (like a real book - left &...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Jul 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By AaLF
Gotta clone my Cdrive to a new HDD. What to use?

Something I keep forgetting to do 7 end up reformatting & re-installing my Win 7 with allc thec associated pain of effort.


What a safe sure simple bit of software to do the job of cloning my...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jul 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 521
Posted By AaLF
What Terra HDD for low use storage?

Need a large Terra HDD 8-10TB.

In the past I have ordered the WD Black series. But that was a long time ago. The use is Data storage with low traffic.

Any comments b4 i go on-line to buy?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jul 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By AaLF
Things are fine now. I reached for the wrong CD....

Things are fine now. I reached for the wrong CD. I have them marked with our names only. And being a horder I still had the CD from an old PC now trashed. Installed the correct one for the PC and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jul 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By AaLF
Thanks guys. I'll get back ASAP. Got a disaster...

Thanks guys. I'll get back ASAP. Got a disaster on the Mrs. PC that's more urgent. Can someone comment on the post?
What is the RED BOX DISASTER? - Windows 7 Help Forums...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jul 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By AaLF
What is the RED BOX DISASTER?

On the other PC the Cdrive HDD died.


After formatting commenced re-install. Win 7 Pro. OEM owned not pirated



After a few updates I see a red box never ever seen b4.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Jul 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By AaLF
Need several attempts to start-up

Just this week my PC has been having trouble starting up. Fails & restarts again by itself before even the ''motherboard page' appears on screen. Finally it 'kicks in' and I'm back online.

...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 Jul 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By AaLF
BSOD - stealth mode

Damn BSOD. It's very shy though. Never does it's dastardly deed in front of my face. Always waits until I'm away from the PC to do it's BSOD thing. Mostly overnight as I'm too lazy to bother...
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