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Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Dec 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By donnyb
I did as you suggeted, then saved the install as...

I did as you suggeted, then saved the install as an ISO and burned it to the USB and to a DVD. The USB gave the driver error, but the DVD installed without issue. I am having trouble with Windows...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Dec 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By donnyb
Thank you. I will try that. One other question:...

Thank you. I will try that. One other question:
I included in the USB stick the MSU updates up to current. It was KB3125574. I just read that I need two others - KB3020369 and KB 3172605. Are...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Dec 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By donnyb
It is an MSI GE62 2DQ Apache Pro. The USB ports...

It is an MSI GE62 2DQ Apache Pro. The USB ports all seem to work just fine. It does have USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports. I have been using the USB 2.0 ports for all of this.
Quick update: I just tried...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Dec 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By donnyb
I'm not able to create a USB Win7 boot disc

I got a new MSI laptop one year ago. I created a USB Win7-64 Pro install stick. Since the new laptop came with Win10, I re-installed Win7 (a year ago) using the USB stick. I would like to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Dec 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,397
Posted By donnyb
I started to get more errors on boot up, so have...

I started to get more errors on boot up, so have decided to re-install.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Dec 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,397
Posted By donnyb
Here is what I have tried so far: 1) Boot into...

Here is what I have tried so far:
1) Boot into Parted Magic. Format "bad" USB stick into exFAT. Reboot into new W7 - Not recognized.
2) Boot into old W7 - recognized OK. Format into FAT32 using...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Dec 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,397
Posted By donnyb
New W7-64 install does not recognize all USB devices

This is quite an interesting problem. I just re-installed Win7 on a new SSD and some of my USB sticks are not recognized. When I stick them in, I hear the sound that Windows makes that says I have...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Sep 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,051
Posted By donnyb
I just verified and it is checked correctly. I...

I just verified and it is checked correctly. I accidentally discovered something. The reason I re-installed Win7 was because I just installed 2 SSD's in Raid0 as my boot drive. The thing I...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Sep 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,051
Posted By donnyb
I tried the Ease of Access and the Regedit, then...

I tried the Ease of Access and the Regedit, then rebooted and it's still not right. Not sure what's going on, but my Win7 system before I re-installed it didn't have this problem.
Forum: General Discussion 23 Sep 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,051
Posted By donnyb
Where is setting to allow hover for selecting?

I just re-installed Win7-64 and I used to be able to hover over selections without having to click them. For example, on the desktop, I used to be able to create a new folder by right clicking, then...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 May 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2,175
Posted By donnyb
I have a cable modem and a WD N900 router. I...

I have a cable modem and a WD N900 router. I plugged straight into the modem and everything worked fine. This meant that the problem was the router. I saved a config file, then put the router back...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 May 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2,175
Posted By donnyb
Why are some websites not accessible?

I have one computer and one laptop. All of a sudden the desktop cannot access Google.com and two other websites. The connection just times out. The laptop is able to access these websites - both...
Forum: Software 30 Apr 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,106
Posted By donnyb
Need file sharing software (not uTorrent type)

Is there some freeware that will allow my friends to upload and download files, to and from, my computer? I am looking for a server type I install and my friends only need a browser to access my...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Nov 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,888
Posted By donnyb
I use Thunderbird, but the links used to work...

I use Thunderbird, but the links used to work before I had the problem with the desktop shortcuts.
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,888
Posted By donnyb
292085 (2 pages - scroll down to see page 2) ...

292085 (2 pages - scroll down to see page 2)

The URL reg patch did not change anything. Attached is a screenshot of a shortcut for Google.com.
I also just got an email with a URL link, and that...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Oct 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,888
Posted By donnyb
I applied the LNK reg file and rebooted, but the...

I applied the LNK reg file and rebooted, but the shortcuts still do not work.
Yes, the problem is only with URL shortcuts. That is, program shortcuts still work and folder shortcuts still work.
Forum: General Discussion 31 Oct 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,888
Posted By donnyb
My shortcuts no longer work

I was using Pale Moon x64 as my browser, but it crashed, so I uninstalled it. I installed Firefox and everything is working except for my shortcuts. When I click on them I get an error message that...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jul 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By donnyb
Are you still dual booting? -- No, I am not dual...

Are you still dual booting? -- No, I am not dual booting
What Windows 7 do you have? -- I have Windows 7-64 Pro
Are you using a admin account? -- Yes
Are you overclocked? -- Yes
Are you using...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jul 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By donnyb
I tried as you suggested, but it did not find...

I tried as you suggested, but it did not find anything and the problem still persists.
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jun 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By donnyb
Right click drive in WinExpl causes WE to crash

This just started. When I open Windows Explorer, then right click on any drive, I get an error message that says Win Explorer has stopped working and eventually closes. Can this be fixed? I am...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Apr 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 2,259
Posted By donnyb
Backup image restored to new HD. Boot failure

I restored an image file of my boot drive to a new HD, which is Win7-64. When I rebooted, I went into bios and put new HD as the only boot drive. When the new HD boots, it gives me the following...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Mar 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,596
Posted By donnyb
How to eliminate the 100MB windows reserved space

How do I eliminate the 100mb partition when doing a clean install? I will be doing this soon and would like to eliminate this.
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Mar 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 7,516
Posted By donnyb
Help with "bootmgr missing"

I am confused. I have an Acronis True Image file that I am trying to restore to a HDD. The image file is a bootable Win7-64 image. I can restore it to HDD#1 and all is good. I then tried to...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Feb 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 11,821
Posted By donnyb
That fixed it. Thanks.

That fixed it. Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Feb 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 11,821
Posted By donnyb
How to eliminate "Test Mode, Windows 7 Build 7601" from desktop

I installed a few freeware programs and just noticed this in the lower right hand corner of my desktop. I would like to know what that is and how to get rid of it.
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