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Forum: General Discussion 07 Sep 2018
Replies: 84
Views: 18,477
Posted By swarfendor437
Why not do what Jim Phelps does? That way there...

Why not do what Jim Phelps does? That way there won't be an issue on the Graphics front unless the games are intensive. I use Virtual Box but it limits the Graphics memory to 128 Mb even though I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Sep 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By swarfendor437
If the Windows 7 envelope has a 'tear-off'...

If the Windows 7 envelope has a 'tear-off' sticker to attach to the machine it is going to be installed on then as far as I know it should not be an issue. I built two machines from scratch and...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Sep 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 12,299
Posted By swarfendor437
If it is a Bluetooth issue, delete the pairing on...

If it is a Bluetooth issue, delete the pairing on phone and Notebook and start from scratch. ;)
Forum: General Discussion 06 Sep 2018
Replies: 84
Views: 18,477
Posted By swarfendor437
Hi Michael, Yes it is due this Fall and will...

Hi Michael,

Yes it is due this Fall and will be based on 18.04 with a significant improvement as with the roll up from 12.3 to 12.4 I can already see flatpak pieces coming through and the fall...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Sep 2018
Replies: 84
Views: 18,477
Posted By swarfendor437
Hi, If you want a GNU/Linux distro that looks...

Hi, If you want a GNU/Linux distro that looks like Windows 7 you should give Zorin 12.4 Core your attention or the Lite version. I wrote the unofficial manual for it here so you can get a feel for...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Sep 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 2,485
Posted By swarfendor437
OK perhaps this is turning into an advertisement...

OK perhaps this is turning into an advertisement for spectacle companies! LOL! I work for a service based in a school. The IT technicians there are responsible for putting our IT kit on their...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Sep 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 2,485
Posted By swarfendor437
Having Accessed Desktop from Windows 10 Insider can't boot Windows 7

Yesterday I had to bring work home with me. A notebook taken off the network was to be deployed elsewhere. The IT technicians based at work flatten Notebook drives - they remove the recovery...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Jun 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,502
Posted By swarfendor437
Hi guys, updated the mobo drivers but still no...

Hi guys, updated the mobo drivers but still no joy on the bottom 2 ports at the rear of the 4 available; repositioned the USB PCI-Express 4/5 port USB card in bottom slot and picked up by Windows 7...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jun 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,502
Posted By swarfendor437
Thanks guys, will try in compatibility mode as...

Thanks guys, will try in compatibility mode as bowtie has suggested. Will let you know in due course - probably wait til new drive fitted tomorrow. Thanks again - I hate being stumped!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jun 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,502
Posted By swarfendor437
Hi James, Thanks for your post. 1. The...

Hi James,
Thanks for your post.
1. The software was from 'Software4students.co.uk' - both my children are in full-time education and they qualified for the upgrade to Windows 7 Professional 32-bit...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jun 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,502
Posted By swarfendor437
Just to update - this machine that the USB PCI...

Just to update - this machine that the USB PCI card works in is a lot older than the new one (Asus A7V333 with 2700 memory in it (2 sticks of 256 Mb and 1 stick of 512 Mb), Athlon 1700 (1.4/5 Ghz)...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jun 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,502
Posted By swarfendor437
Hi essenbe, Been struggling to locate the...

Hi essenbe,

Been struggling to locate the mobo manual but dug out the box the mobo came in in the attic - its an MSI K8T Neo2-F Motherboard (came with Athlon 64 2.4GHz with 1 Mb cahe processor -...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 May 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,502
Posted By swarfendor437
Hi James, Thanks for your post. 1. The...

Hi James,
Thanks for your post.
1. The software was from 'Software4students.co.uk' - both my children are in full-time education and they qualified for the upgrade to Windows 7 Professional 32-bit...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 May 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,502
Posted By swarfendor437
That's the problem - like a lot (some could say...

That's the problem - like a lot (some could say inferior) motherboards of its ilk didn't come with chipset drivers for USB - just a reference to Microsoft XP Windows SP1a which had the specific USB...
Forum: General Discussion 25 May 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 3,161
Posted By swarfendor437
If you want to open multiple instances of...

If you want to open multiple instances of documents as opposed to executables, PowerDesk works fine - using 7 on XP believe it is up to version 8 now (I have the free one (7 on XP) from Avanquest)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 May 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,201
Posted By swarfendor437
You state that you have 2 network printers - are...

You state that you have 2 network printers - are they truly networked? (by that do they have their own network connections) or are they shared off other machines? I discovered issues with Win 7...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 May 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,502
Posted By swarfendor437
It wouldn't let me do a clean install - on...

It wouldn't let me do a clean install - on another machine I have upgraded, backed up XP and 7 to external drive, created emergency restore DVD, wiped the drive, used the Restore DVD, deleted XP and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 May 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,502
Posted By swarfendor437
USB ports worked in XP not in 7

Hi,

Hope you don't mind me asking this question as it is still a puzzle to me. I have built all of the PCs currently in use - one that my youngest has access to has an MSI Motherboard in it (sorry...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 May 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,716
Posted By swarfendor437
I don't know if it's anything to do with ISP...

I don't know if it's anything to do with ISP bandwidth and number of machines but 7 does seem to drop out quite a bit since installed on 3 machines and all the netbooks also suffer from this symptom....
Forum: General Discussion 24 May 2011
Replies: 23
Views: 130,250
Posted By swarfendor437
Hi fellow forumers, This has been an issue...

Hi fellow forumers,

This has been an issue at work - Windows 7 Enterprise 32-bit (Server 2008 R2). Just had the same error message whilst opening (at home - not on any machine at work) Serif Web...
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