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Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By msongs
what is a folder with overlay monitor files? can I delete it?

just noticed a desktop folder called overlay monitor files. It seems to be related to wix.com and a website I was experimenting with as all the files in the folder are images from that site and...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 18 Apr 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By msongs
choosing a new gigabyte motherboard to replace current model?

would like to upgrade my current 7 yr old system. current MB is a gigabyte ex58 d54 so probably need something similar. will have an i7 4.2hz processor, ddr3 ram, twin monitors, already have an...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 18 Apr 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By msongs
posting a dm log collector report (thanks to my neighbor)

neighbor showed me how to make this report so posting it here as the zip file.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 18 Apr 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By msongs
so how to get a dump file read in case there is another cause?

tracked down the dump file but no way to read it or figure out what it means without some outside deciphering. what is the best way to do that?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 18 Apr 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By msongs
blue screen/bios beeps crash related to itunes install?

hi,

2 times recently had computer win 7 crash and long beeps from bios. reboot attempts got more long beeps and had to try 3 or 4 times then it booted to windows fine. both times I ran system...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 16 Mar 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,242
Posted By msongs
good free movie editor programs with a TIME LINE?

still use windows movie 2.6 cuz it has a nifty timeline. the windows essentials does not have a timeline and is less useful. but windows movie 2.6 is obsolete in using latest file types and...
Forum: Software 09 Sep 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By msongs
good free personal calendar/planner program?

looking for a calendar/planner program that is simple. It would show coming events such as "Sept. 10 lunch with John at noon". And it would work on my desktop without having to be online. AND it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Aug 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By msongs
get a new motherboard similar to the old one (compatible setup)

so if I want to replace my 6 year old gigabyte ex58-ds4 with a new motherboard, how can I get one that is similar, such as will fit the space available, use the i7 processor, same connections setup?...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Jun 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By msongs
will backup desktop icons still link to programs??

hello, doing a complete reinstall of win 7. so on my backup I have a desktop folder that shows all the icons on the desktop. may be a silly question but will those icons still work when I restore...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Feb 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 5,922
Posted By msongs
win 7 ftp filezilla won't connect - what's the latest?

hello, trying to use filezilla. won't connect. windows firewall set to allow filezilla through. I just use the ISP cable modem. don't think it's any special kind of router that I know of.
error...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 19 May 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 651
Posted By msongs
newest firefox version working poorly....

pages load way slow. shows what appear to be a site map before many pages load - a long list of short phrases down the left side I have 38.0.1 and probs seemed to start when FF automatically...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Mar 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By msongs
questions about replacing motherboard....

current board is 6 yrs old (gigabyte ex58). Since the OS and programs are on the HD after I replace the board will there problems booting up to windows? My windows 7 is a full retail purchase...
Forum: Virtualization 09 Mar 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 979
Posted By msongs
how to use a tutorial while installing VM and linux...

I'm reading a lengthy tutorial on installing linux on win7 while using a virtual machine. how can I read along the whole tutorial in the midst of following its directions? the directions are way too...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Jan 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,257
Posted By msongs
thanks for the replies. here's some info...

I have just got 100mbps speed service. and the new(er) modem TW gave me a ubee interactive docsis 3.0 modem. they do not provide any kind of manual or use papers but I can read that on the net. I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Jan 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,257
Posted By msongs
what about getting my own internet connection router?

hello, by my math I have spent over $400 on modem rental with my internet, Oceanic Cable in Honolulu. I want to get my own modem. It seems easy enough to set it up according to directions at Oceanic...
Forum: Sound & Audio 07 Sep 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By msongs
what is the "file type" of a dvd??

In types of files in windows what is the file type for a dvd?

Since WMP does not play sound on any DVDs (way to go Microsoft) I have added VLC. There does not seem to be any way to make that the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 May 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,729
Posted By msongs
best way to save drivers for win7 new install in ssd...

got my new ssd and will do a clean install of windows in a day or so. common internet advice seems to be to copy drivers to a disk and save for install on the new ssd. how does one 'save" network...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 May 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,443
Posted By msongs
SSD update...

ordered a samsung 840 250GB model. leaning towards a clean install if it will be moderately easy to get all the updates for the OS and any hardware drivers I need drivers I need (canon 8300 printer,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Apr 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,443
Posted By msongs
looking at 2 by samsung and probably

the 250 gb model thats around $200. I want one with the 3.5 conversion brackets I think, but it sounds like you can just stick to the case anywhere using velcro lol. Also with software for the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,443
Posted By msongs
cloning the old drive..

so if I just clone the old HD the benefits of speed etc will still be the same compared to the old HD...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,443
Posted By msongs
get and install an ssd?

hi,

looking at an ssd for my computer. My C: is only 85.2GB, I guess that's win7 +programs, and all my data drive is only 71 GB, so evidently the whole shebang is only 156 GB.

It would all fit...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Apr 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,285
Posted By msongs
managed to get win7 back TG

disconnected the drive w vista and linux on it. now back to the dual boot screen w\7 and linux even tho linux is not even on the hard drive. after rebooting a bunch of times the keyboard now can...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,285
Posted By msongs
windows 7 has disappeared!!!!!!!!!!!!

Im looking at disk management and the Vista drive has now been made C: partition and the windows 7 partition/drive has disappeared!!!!!

well that program certainly has a big effect
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,285
Posted By msongs
that program made things worse...........

followed the tutorial for easyBCD(?) and it made things worse. it moved the boot to C; and when I rebooted the computer now the black dual boot choice screen is set to linux not windows and the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,330
Posted By msongs
that program screwed things up worse....

moved the boot control to c and now win 7 will not boot. details in that other thread tho
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