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Forum: Graphic Cards 10 Feb 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By perkinw
Thanks, I'll try that.

Thanks, I'll try that.
Forum: Graphic Cards 09 Feb 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By perkinw
How can I temporarily disable one monitor in a two-monitor setup?

I was trying to stream a movie from vimeo to my PC. The movie has HDCP protection, and will not play if two monitors are connected. I have a two-monitor setup. Turning off the power to my auxiliary...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Nov 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,896
Posted By perkinw
Two days later, I tried to rename and was...

Two days later, I tried to rename and was successful. This was after two reboots. I guess you just have to get used to this sort of thing.
Forum: General Discussion 21 Nov 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,896
Posted By perkinw
I definitely have all the needed permissions.

I definitely have all the needed permissions.
Forum: General Discussion 21 Nov 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,896
Posted By perkinw
In my Documents directory.

In my Documents directory.
Forum: General Discussion 21 Nov 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,896
Posted By perkinw
What is preventing me from changing the name of a folder?

Today, when I attempted to rename a particular folder, I got the popup "Folder in Use." I closed all programs that might possibly be using the folder, but I still got the popup. After rebooting...
Forum: Drivers 07 Jun 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 936
Posted By perkinw
I just realized that my System Info on...

I just realized that my System Info on sevenforums is out-of-date. It is info for an old laptop. I ran SystemInfo (following your directions). When I click the Set Info button, the fields do not...
Forum: Drivers 07 Jun 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 936
Posted By perkinw
I am able to access the thumb drive on my desktop...

I am able to access the thumb drive on my desktop PC.

I was wrong about this thumb drive having been used on the laptop before. I believe this is the first time I attempted to use it on the...
Forum: Drivers 07 Jun 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 936
Posted By perkinw
PC does not recognize a thumb drive

My Dell Studio MT laptop does not recognize a USB 3.0 thumb drive that it HAS recognized in the past. In device management, it shows up under Other and Properties show unknown device, no driver...
Forum: Sound & Audio 13 Jul 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,585
Posted By perkinw
I will do that in the morning. Even if it doesn't...

I will do that in the morning. Even if it doesn't solve the problem, I really appreciate all your help!
Forum: Sound & Audio 13 Jul 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,585
Posted By perkinw
What about uninstalling Realtek (with "delete the...

What about uninstalling Realtek (with "delete the driver software for this device" checked) and then reinstalling the driver from the manufacturer's web site? Earlier I tried doing an "update...
Forum: Sound & Audio 13 Jul 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,585
Posted By perkinw
I refreshed the Realtek as you instructed. After...

I refreshed the Realtek as you instructed. After restart, I saw "installing device driver software." Problem in Windows Media Player persists. WMP still does not see an audio device. Dxdiag.exe...
Forum: Sound & Audio 13 Jul 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,585
Posted By perkinw
I'm confused because the context menu for...

I'm confused because the context menu for Uninstall says it will uninstall the drivers!
Forum: Sound & Audio 13 Jul 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,585
Posted By perkinw
I found someone else with the identical problem...

I found someone else with the identical problem to mine here (http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/audio-device-not-working-in-windows-media-player-itunes-and-other-players-1109809.html). The...
Forum: Sound & Audio 13 Jul 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,585
Posted By perkinw
I installed the K-Lite codec pack. Still no...

I installed the K-Lite codec pack. Still no sound from WMP, and still the error message. Interestingly, the codecs displayed by WMP show NO CHANGES whatsoever after installing the codec pack! All...
Forum: Sound & Audio 13 Jul 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,585
Posted By perkinw
I disabled AMD, but no change in results. I...

I disabled AMD, but no change in results.

I downloaded the latest driver by following the link you sent. It is version 6.0.1.8199 dated 6/27/2017. My current RealTek driver is version 6.0.1.7560...
Forum: Sound & Audio 12 Jul 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,585
Posted By perkinw
Hi fireberd, These are the codecs which are...

Hi fireberd, These are the codecs which are reported by Windows Media Player. Am I missing one that I need? Or should I just go ahead and install KLite codec pack (assuming it won't interfere with...
Forum: Sound & Audio 12 Jul 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,585
Posted By perkinw
Muting or volume is not the problem. When I try...

Muting or volume is not the problem. When I try to play an mp3 in WMP, I get the attached "There is a problem with your sound device" error message. Could the problem be that "the sound device is...
Forum: Sound & Audio 12 Jul 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,585
Posted By perkinw
Hi Fireberd, thanks for replying. In my OP I...

Hi Fireberd, thanks for replying. In my OP I included screenshots of the Device Manager and Sound. I do have two drivers in Device Manager (AMD and Realtek) exactly as you described. In Sound, the...
Forum: Sound & Audio 12 Jul 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,585
Posted By perkinw
Your solution solved my problem with VLC. ...

Your solution solved my problem with VLC. Thanks! However in WMP, the "Select the audio device" menu in Speaker Properties is empty.
Forum: Sound & Audio 10 Jul 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,585
Posted By perkinw
Sound from some programs, no sound from others

I have speakers attached to the 3.5mm jack on the rear panel of my PC. No other sound devices are attached.

[EDIT: I can't figure out how to get google photos links to display inline]

In...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Sep 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,989
Posted By perkinw
The System image is a disk image of the System...

The System image is a disk image of the System drive, which in my case is an SSD mounted as drive C. My user data is on on drive D. When I run Windows Backup & Restore, I check the box indicating...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Sep 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,989
Posted By perkinw
I highly doubt that :-)

I highly doubt that :-)
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Sep 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,989
Posted By perkinw
I use SyncBackFree for mirroring media files...

I use SyncBackFree for mirroring media files (docs, pictures, music, videos). Mirroring makes the destination have the same files and folders as the source, and SyncBackFree does it very...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Sep 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,989
Posted By perkinw
I have been struggling for a year to put together...

I have been struggling for a year to put together a backup plan that follows best practices, in particular: keeping three layers of backup. I run into a roadblock every time I think I almost have...
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