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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 Oct 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,857
Posted By DealerMan
Thanks Roy, will do. Maybe I'll catch a break...

Thanks Roy, will do. Maybe I'll catch a break and get it to 100%.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 Oct 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,857
Posted By DealerMan
No luck. Correct date & time in the BIOS. It...

No luck. Correct date & time in the BIOS. It came very close though, as it was right there at the end of verification before failing. It has to be hardware problem, as it never wanted to keep the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 Oct 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,857
Posted By DealerMan
Ok, the time was not correct in the BIOS, but I...

Ok, the time was not correct in the BIOS, but I know I checked it yesterday before shutting it down. The CMOS battery is also new, so I'm at a loss as to why it wouldn't keep the time. There is no...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Oct 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,131
Posted By DealerMan
Excellent advice from Mr. Phelps. Also, you...

Excellent advice from Mr. Phelps. Also, you could run W7 in a virtual environment for as long as you like without too much worrying.

I will probably take his advice as well about W8.1.

Jim,...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Oct 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,857
Posted By DealerMan
Ok, I wanted to post the results first Roy, so...

Ok, I wanted to post the results first Roy, so I've not tried to activate just yet. Hopefully it looks good.



Diagnostic Report
(1.9.0027.0):
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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Oct 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,857
Posted By DealerMan
Ok, posting once more just to be sure it's the...

Ok, posting once more just to be sure it's the latest. No luck after installing KB971033.



Diagnostic Report
(1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation ...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Oct 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,857
Posted By DealerMan
edit: I did not install KB971033, will do so and...

edit: I did not install KB971033, will do so and complete above instructions.

Ok, I finally have the BIOS updated to 1.50. I ran the MGADiag tool and here is the result. I also tried to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Oct 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,857
Posted By DealerMan
Roy, many, many more thanks! Here's the new Diag...

Roy, many, many more thanks! Here's the new Diag scan:





Diagnostic Report
(1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 30 Sep 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,857
Posted By DealerMan
I've been knocked out in the 4th round. A fresh...

I've been knocked out in the 4th round. A fresh install, and a call to MS to try and activate that way, finally ends with no success. The tech tells me that the product key has run out of...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Sep 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,857
Posted By DealerMan
Well, round 3 is a draw. I need to have a...

Well, round 3 is a draw. I need to have a battery installed to flash the BIOS. Aah, the joys of owning a second-hand laptop. I've seen a few posts about using a '/forceit' command, I might have to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Sep 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,857
Posted By DealerMan
Many thanks Roy. The only snag I have is that...

Many thanks Roy. The only snag I have is that the COA sticker has long been in the wind. The good news is that I have a saved Belarc file for this very purpose (unless that info isn't the same as...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Sep 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,857
Posted By DealerMan
No luck. I'm wondering if the heavy use over all...

No luck. I'm wondering if the heavy use over all those years from the prior owner have taken a significant toll on the hard drive. I've not run a disk check on the hard drive in a long time.

...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Sep 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,857
Posted By DealerMan
There seems to be a problem with internet time...

There seems to be a problem with internet time syncing with the NTP server. I did a manual adjustment, don't know if that's part of the problem. I do know that I replaced the cmos battery back in...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Sep 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,857
Posted By DealerMan
Older Toshiba laptop now tells me W7 not genuine

I have an older Toshiba laptop that has decided to tell me that W7 is no longer genuine. It was fine 2 months ago when I ran the last security update. Windows Update is functioning as it should,...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Jul 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 832
Posted By DealerMan
More research revealed that my antivirus (current...

More research revealed that my antivirus (current version of Avast) would be a likely suspect. No problems this morning after uninstalling it. On a side note, Google Chrome was installed, and I've...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jul 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 889
Posted By DealerMan
Are these folders for language packs?

Cleaning up my storage drive, I've spotted this folder. Are these language pack folders? I have no memory of ever installing a language pack, and now wonder how the devil they got on the storage...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Jul 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 832
Posted By DealerMan
BSOD - Bad Pool Header

While streaming some video, I get a 'Bad Pool Header' BSOD. Happened pretty quickly, and my computer rebooted. Going back online, it happened again. Rebooting into safe mode w/networking doesn't...
Forum: Sound & Audio 28 Apr 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 6,217
Posted By DealerMan
Steve, are you running with on-board sound, or a...

Steve, are you running with on-board sound, or a dedicated audio card? If dedicated, is your BIOS disabled for on-board? Have a look to be sure. Just to be safe, you might try re-seating the card...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Apr 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,621
Posted By DealerMan
Zoam, it might be worth a shot to delete the...

Zoam, it might be worth a shot to delete the bluetooth & headset (driver too) profiles from Device Manager, and reboot to let it install them on its own. When you reboot, let the bluetooth get...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Apr 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,563
Posted By DealerMan
Not a problem Glad, I'm happy to try to help...

Not a problem Glad, I'm happy to try to help (even with my limited abilities).
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Apr 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,563
Posted By DealerMan
Glad, I found a post that may help you. ...

Glad, I found a post that may help you. Apparently, the BT MAC address must be the same, as well as the link key. Take a look and see if it'll work for you. The post references a dongle, but you...
Forum: Sound & Audio 25 Apr 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 6,217
Posted By DealerMan
Steve, I'm certainly no expert, but I can't...

Steve, I'm certainly no expert, but I can't figure out a link between Photoshop and your sound issues. I'm thinking a sound driver reinstall might be worth a shot. Try it and let us know what...
Forum: Sound & Audio 25 Apr 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 3,365
Posted By DealerMan
Ok, that helps. In Device Manager, delete any...

Ok, that helps. In Device Manager, delete any USB drivers and then plug in your headset. It should look for the correct driver and install it. If successful, no problem. If that doesn't cure it,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Apr 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,563
Posted By DealerMan
Ok. Does the convertible not automatically...

Ok. Does the convertible not automatically remember being paired with the mouse? Surely it would, once first paired. If not, there has to be a way to make it permanent (same for the laptop). Is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Apr 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,563
Posted By DealerMan
I don't use a BT mouse very often, but I'll...

I don't use a BT mouse very often, but I'll assume the one in question uses a USB dongle? If so, I'll assume you have a spare dongle in the 2nd laptop so you don't have to constantly swap 'em out to...
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