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Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Oct 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,880
Posted By dbtmellis
Well I did a complete removal of the Brother...

Well I did a complete removal of the Brother Control Center App and then a reinstall from the CD. So far seems to work.
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Oct 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,880
Posted By dbtmellis
i tried what you said, and the "start scan"...

i tried what you said, and the "start scan" option works like a charm.

The Brother Software App somehow is not configured correctly. I am going to uninstall it and reinstall it with the CD that...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Oct 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,880
Posted By dbtmellis
Update: After Googling information online and...

Update: After Googling information online and more troubleshooting, I found that the option "Use Printer Offline" was checked. Unchecked it, and BAM...it works.

But now I got a new problem. My...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Oct 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,652
Posted By dbtmellis
How far away is the router? Wireless signals do...

How far away is the router? Wireless signals do degrade over distance. I think Wireless-N is 200 feet? I do know that Wireless G is about 50 feet.

Try to see if you can move the router and/or...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Oct 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,880
Posted By dbtmellis
Printer keeps dropping after system reboot

I have two PC's - Laptop and Desktop, both with Windows 7 Home Premium.

I have a Brother MFC J430W printer, networked with Wifi. My Router is a Netgear N300 (WNR2000). Both PC's are wireless...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Sep 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 12,277
Posted By dbtmellis
My neighbor is an older gentleman, and has a...

My neighbor is an older gentleman, and has a fixed income. All he wants is basically an "email machine". I doubt he will never have a need for more than what a 32 Bit CPU can handle. So, Windows 7...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Sep 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 12,277
Posted By dbtmellis
The Machine is a Dell Dimension 3000. Pentium 4...

The Machine is a Dell Dimension 3000. Pentium 4 2.8ghz CPU, 80GB Hdd, 2GB of RAM, Integrated Video, but I think there is an AGP slot available.

This is my neighbors machine he wants me to see if...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Sep 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 12,277
Posted By dbtmellis
Windows 7 on a Pentium 4 Machine

As the title says, will Windows 7 install on a older (10 years) Pentium 4 Machine?

Also, is the P4 in 32, or 64 bit?
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 4,337
Posted By dbtmellis
Make a list of all the Apps you have listed in...

Make a list of all the Apps you have listed in the Uninstall a Program link, via the Control Panel.

Discs are your best friend! Find your discs that came with things like your Printer, or...
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 Sep 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 4,519
Posted By dbtmellis
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Sep 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By dbtmellis
I am going to re apply a fresh coat of CPU themal...

I am going to re apply a fresh coat of CPU themal paste. I am out right now, I just ordered a new tube on newegg.com
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Sep 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By dbtmellis
I don't think it would be cost effective to put a...

I don't think it would be cost effective to put a water cooled set up on a low end budget systems.
When was the last time anyone ever turned an eMachines system into a Gaming or CAD Rig?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Sep 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By dbtmellis
CPU Fan Question and/or problem

I worked on my friends computer yesterday. His CPU fan has being doing what I would describe as "pulsing". It speeds up in short bursts for about 2 seconds at a time, about every 2-3 minutes or so. ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Sep 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 3,234
Posted By dbtmellis
Download the drivers from the manufacturers...

Download the drivers from the manufacturers website?
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Sep 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By dbtmellis
There is only one partition on the drive.

There is only one partition on the drive.
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Sep 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By dbtmellis
Two MBR's after a Reinstall?

I know this is a Forum for Windows 7. I have a problem with my neighbors computer, and he is running Windows Xp. Refuses to upgrade to Windows Vista, and I doubt his PC can handle Windows 7.

So,...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Aug 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 4,519
Posted By dbtmellis
Im finding lots of hits on Google, but nothing I...

Im finding lots of hits on Google, but nothing I have found is working.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,176
Posted By dbtmellis
With that USB hub, is there any way to connect...

With that USB hub, is there any way to connect internally to the motherboard? I don't want to tie up an existing USB port.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,176
Posted By dbtmellis
I will try to find me a new USB card.

I will try to find me a new USB card.
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Aug 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 4,519
Posted By dbtmellis
Windows Backup with error code 0x80070003

My Windows Backup Utility has been failing. I keep getting the error code 0x80070003. I am using a 1TB USB hdd to store the backups. Has been working for over two years since I bought it.

Any...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Aug 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 2,077
Posted By dbtmellis
A good read too 32-bit and 64-bit Windows:...

A good read too 32-bit and 64-bit Windows: frequently asked questions - Windows Help (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/32-bit-and-64-bit-windows#1TC=windows-7)

How do I tell if my...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Aug 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 2,077
Posted By dbtmellis
to Find out what Bit Windows you are running go...

to Find out what Bit Windows you are running go to Start Menu, right click on Computer, select Properties. This will bring up the System Window. It will show you what bit Windows you are running.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Aug 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 2,077
Posted By dbtmellis
are you running 32 or 64 Bit Windows? 32 Bit...

are you running 32 or 64 Bit Windows? 32 Bit Windows can only see up to a max of 3.2 GBs of RAM, no matter how much you have installed. If you want to be able to use all 4GB (and higher) you will...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,176
Posted By dbtmellis
Problem with PCI Expansion Ports

I have run into a problem with my PCI Expansion Ports

I have been using a 3 port USB PCI Card. The other day, any device plugged into the card quit working.

Did some troubleshooting, and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jul 2014
Replies: 39
Views: 5,641
Posted By dbtmellis
what is the bit of your processor? It should be...

what is the bit of your processor? It should be either 32 or 64. You can run 32 bit on either, but you cannot run a 64 bit OS on a 32bit CPU.
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