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Forum: Drivers 02 Oct 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 4,405
Posted By briligg
Okay, it seems that there are 2 drivers being...

Okay, it seems that there are 2 drivers being used - one is usbprinter.sys, to pass data to the printer through a usb port. I'm guessing it is the problem. The other seems to be the Ricoh driver....
Forum: Drivers 02 Oct 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 4,405
Posted By briligg
hi Pebbly It's an administrator account, i...

hi Pebbly
It's an administrator account, i thought that made it automatic. Is it that right-click, run as administrator routine? I'll try.

Oh, i read the Run as Administrator link - but i'm not...
Forum: Drivers 02 Oct 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 4,405
Posted By briligg
hi Pebbly It's an administrator account, i...

hi Pebbly
It's an administrator account, i thought that made it automatic. Is it that right-click, run as administrator routine? I'll try.
Forum: Drivers 02 Oct 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 4,405
Posted By briligg
Default printer driver doesn't work, Win7 won't update it. Ricoh mp171

I downloaded Win7 x86 drivers for our Ricoh Aficio MP 171 from Ricoh, to load them onto a machine freshly updated from XP to Win 7. Every time i try to install them, Windows tells me the default...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jul 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5,302
Posted By briligg
PC Mag (http://www.pcmag.com/reviews/antivirus),...

PC Mag (http://www.pcmag.com/reviews/antivirus), and AV comparatives (http://www.av-comparatives.org/) also give Panda a better rating. The Wikipedia article on both products indicates Panda received...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jul 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5,302
Posted By briligg
No disrespect, but i'm going with the consensus...

No disrespect, but i'm going with the consensus opinion on this.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jul 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5,302
Posted By briligg
Malwarebyte and/or System Sweeper do sound like...

Malwarebyte and/or System Sweeper do sound like good ideas if there is a problem Panda doesn't handle, especially if my internet connection is down. Sweeper is still in beta, so i'll reinstall...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jul 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5,302
Posted By briligg
Cnet recommended Panda Cloud antivirus ...

Cnet recommended Panda Cloud antivirus (http://download.cnet.com/Panda-Cloud-Antivirus-Free-Edition/3000-2239_4-10914099.html), so i uninstalled Avast and switched to that.
Av-Test.org...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jul 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5,302
Posted By briligg
Avast removed ElistarA.exe. So my guess is it was...

Avast removed ElistarA.exe. So my guess is it was fakeware.

I wonder at what point the mystery files on F: disappeared. It wasn't during the virus scans. It was connected to my machine the whole...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Jul 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5,302
Posted By briligg
Avast caught ElistarA on hubby's machine, then i...

Avast caught ElistarA on hubby's machine, then i ran it again during boot and it caught 3 PUP's and 1 malware, although it didn't specify what - i could check the report to find out.
Avast run...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Jul 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5,302
Posted By briligg
Hi - sorry for not getting back earlier. I'm in a...

Hi - sorry for not getting back earlier. I'm in a Mexican town, we lose our internet connection regularly.
Both of our computers have Avast, the free version. I just let Avast run in the background,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Jul 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5,302
Posted By briligg
external hard drive file corruption?

We have an external hard drive for back ups. Usually it is in storage, or it is connected to my machine via usb. Occasionally my husband connects it to his xp machine to do back ups or copy a file....
Forum: Media Center 28 Apr 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 12,830
Posted By briligg
so far i can't get an .srt to work with .mp4. i...

so far i can't get an .srt to work with .mp4. i believe all other codecs were uninstalled, and i went in as an admin and disabled windows media foundation as you advise.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Apr 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 18,608
Posted By briligg
ah, yes. that's it. well, although it's annoying...

ah, yes. that's it. well, although it's annoying to my sense of purity, i guess i'll leave it there then. thanks for the info.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Apr 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 18,608
Posted By briligg
phantom 'Local Disk Q' suddenly appeared

i suddenly have 'Local Disk Q' on my drive list in windows explorer, which of course i cannot access. disk management only shows volume c and d and the dvd drive, as it should.

what might cause...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Sep 2009
Replies: 68
Views: 20,770
Posted By briligg
well, it's been a rollicking adventure. except it...

well, it's been a rollicking adventure. except it wasn't so much rollicking as pounding your head with your fist. but i think everything is better now.

i have seen many forums, wandered many...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Aug 2009
Replies: 68
Views: 20,770
Posted By briligg
i run a memtest to 300% coverage and there were...

i run a memtest to 300% coverage and there were no errors. the version i used is from hcidesign, for vista. i want to test memory more, but want to wait until my cooling issues are resolved.

RAM...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Aug 2009
Replies: 68
Views: 20,770
Posted By briligg
since apparently my comp guy never oc'ed...

since apparently my comp guy never oc'ed anything, the only time BIOS was anything other than default was during my 10 min. experiment with 'memory up'. also, i have changed the timings to what ocz...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Aug 2009
Replies: 68
Views: 20,770
Posted By briligg
bummer...

bummer...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Aug 2009
Replies: 68
Views: 20,770
Posted By briligg
we have minidumps! two! one i missed sat...

we have minidumps!
two!
one i missed sat night - i think i was playing mahjong with real temp open on top, which i could tell was glitchy, the sound was stuttery. i didn't get a blue screen, it...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Aug 2009
Replies: 68
Views: 20,770
Posted By briligg
update - i got the everest sidebar running...

update - i got the everest sidebar running (didn't notice that option earlier), and the memory timing was 7-7-7-20. the bios must set it that way on default. ocz recommends 7-7-7-24, so i reset it to...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 68
Views: 20,770
Posted By briligg
ok, everest is pretty complete... but i don't see...

ok, everest is pretty complete... but i don't see physical data like temperature...
i had pc probe on earlier, it gave me temps for nb and sb, don't remember if it had ram... i'm going to reinstall...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 68
Views: 20,770
Posted By briligg
eek! we removed the dvd drive that was right...

eek!
we removed the dvd drive that was right over it, now it has plenty of head room. especially since the side of the case isn't on right now. and now there is room to put a really oversize fan...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 68
Views: 20,770
Posted By briligg
i haven't had a chance to talk to him, i don't...

i haven't had a chance to talk to him, i don't know what he did. i'm going to see him today.

but it isn't overclocked now, and i did get a bluescreen as soon as real temp started it's stress...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 68
Views: 20,770
Posted By briligg
0 events hardware, ie, key management service,...

0 events hardware, ie, key management service, media center, win powershell. 3 events antivirus, information level. nothing shown on the different diagnostic pages...
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