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Forum: Tutorials 13 Apr 2013
Replies: 135
Views: 858,140
Posted By ajmich
Since you're using Chrome, you can easily select...

Since you're using Chrome, you can easily select save to PDF when printing. Handy feature!
Forum: Software 19 Mar 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 27,762
Posted By ajmich
If that doesn't work out, I've been using...

If that doesn't work out, I've been using driveGLEAM (http://download.cnet.com/DriveGLEAM/3000-2162_4-75328001.html) without trouble, and there is an option to use the keyboard Scroll Lock LED...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Mar 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By ajmich
Agree with SIW2, as my sister's 2gb system runs...

Agree with SIW2, as my sister's 2gb system runs Win7 just fine. Have you checked the Task Manager. And as indianacarnie pointed out, would be wise to scan for malware/viruses.
Forum: Tutorials 14 Mar 2013
Replies: 135
Views: 858,140
Posted By ajmich
Superb tutorial, thanks a heap! Since 35 steps...

Superb tutorial, thanks a heap! Since 35 steps will intimidate the faint of heart, maybe add a provision for that. Insure that the steps are in order of importance/ overall effectiveness, then add...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,641
Posted By ajmich
Sounds like you could implement Autorun. Check...

Sounds like you could implement Autorun. Check this out (http://visualdesigning.com/autorun-usb/). If not quite what you want, google usb autorun
Forum: General Discussion 14 Mar 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By ajmich
How much RAM do you have? Are you noticing a lot...

How much RAM do you have? Are you noticing a lot of hard drive activity (thrashing, constantly accessing)? If so, check the Task Manager as there may be a "background" app that is hogging resources....
Forum: General Discussion 08 Mar 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By ajmich
Good to know; maybe was a heat problem. Hope it...

Good to know; maybe was a heat problem. Hope it remains stable. It's a calming feeling those rare times when things seem rock solid, eh? Enjoy!
Forum: General Discussion 06 Mar 2013
Replies: 37
Views: 6,597
Posted By ajmich
Are you able to boot into safe mode? As the...

Are you able to boot into safe mode?

As the computer is booting press and hold your F8 Key which should bring up the "Windows Advanced Options Menu"

Use your arrow keys to move to "Safe Mode"...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Mar 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 2,714
Posted By ajmich
You can try placing a fresh copy of...

You can try placing a fresh copy of wpfgfx_v0300.dll into that location. Download the dll here (http://originaldll.com/file/wpfgfx_v0300.dll/9047.html). That page contains additional info that may...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Mar 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By ajmich
Did you re-seat all boards & connections? This is...

Did you re-seat all boards & connections? This is on the off chance there may be an intermittent or dirty contact somewhere. If you're pretty certain that your hardware is okay and you haven't done a...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Mar 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 3,546
Posted By ajmich
PMFJI but since you want a fresh install, AND...

PMFJI but since you want a fresh install, AND you're certain you have external backups of your personal data (IE, on CD or DVD) take the option to delete both of the large partitions. This will wipe...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 13,381
Posted By ajmich
Manually set the file association. Control Panel...

Manually set the file association. Control Panel > Default Programs > Associate a file type... Scroll down to find .url on the left, click, hit Change Program button, select Google Chrome (you may...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By ajmich
Your DXdiag log shows 135 DirectShow filters, way...

Your DXdiag log shows 135 DirectShow filters, way too many & they could be conflicting. IE my very similar system has only 82 DS filters. My codec pack is CCCP (http://www.cccp-project.net) and I've...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Mar 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,163
Posted By ajmich
This does not apply if you have a SATA drive, but...

This does not apply if you have a SATA drive, but check for any jumper settings on the new HDD. It might be jumped as a Master instead of Slave. Google your HDD make & model if unsure about setting...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By ajmich
Hello. My first thought is if your Dad used...

Hello. My first thought is if your Dad used Outlook, try searching the entire hard drive(s) and backups for PST files. If found, then use Outlook's menu, File - Open -Outlook Data File to open a PST.
Forum: General Discussion 03 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,224
Posted By ajmich
Thats cool, I hope it works. From what I read,...

Thats cool, I hope it works. From what I read, not so much built in, kinda have to jump through hoops. FYI I Googled that for you because your post made me curious. ;) Please post your result back...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,224
Posted By ajmich
This...

This (http://www.wincert.net/tips/microsoft-windows/windows-7/2109-how-to-copy-a-user-profile-on-windows-7) looks like it might do what you want
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 3,546
Posted By ajmich
Forgive my asking but are you certain the Windows...

Forgive my asking but are you certain the Windows setup disc was inserted? Have you had any trouble with the CD/DVD drive? Can you hear the drive spin when you try booting from the setup disc?
...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,537
Posted By ajmich
Did you buy the laptop with Windows 7 already...

Did you buy the laptop with Windows 7 already installed? Acer shows that model coming with Vista, so if the rent to own company installed Windows 7 and did not provide you with an installation disc,...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2,404
Posted By ajmich
This thread...

This thread (http://forum.parallels.com/showthread.php?t=106840) may be of help
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 10,745
Posted By ajmich
Hello. First off, having utorrent effectively...

Hello. First off, having utorrent effectively craps you out on this forum since it has a bad rep. Suggest you remove it and come back, start a new thread. That said, if you're familiar with Task...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,833
Posted By ajmich
Hello. What is the make/model of your laptop? ...

Hello. What is the make/model of your laptop?

Are you using a Windows setup disc that came with the laptop -- what is the source of the OS installation?

If the laptop is not new, you might try...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,788
Posted By ajmich
Not sure I fully understand your question, but if...

Not sure I fully understand your question, but if you simply want a NEW 64-bit computer with Windows 7 Pro pre-installed, there are plenty of them to choose from, IE newegg.com
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,899
Posted By ajmich
If you created a System Restore point prior to...

If you created a System Restore point prior to updating Firefox, you could use that restore point to roll back your system.

If you don't already have it, and can get on the web (or otherwise...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 2,202
Posted By ajmich
"You mean it's cheaper for me to buy a retail...

"You mean it's cheaper for me to buy a retail system"

Perhaps a UK poster would care to comment, but YES at least in the USA the cost of PCs is such that ANY modestly-priced PC would blow away...
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