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Forum: System Security 29 Jun 2010
Replies: 42
Views: 5,814
Posted By pcgeek
I had a similar problem to this today and it is...

I had a similar problem to this today and it is apparently linked to an update that came in yesterday and I installed it this morning. It uninstalled the old MSE but would not finish installing the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Jun 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 17,460
Posted By pcgeek
This may/may not apply to you but...If you hide...

This may/may not apply to you but...If you hide the name of your network from the neighbors(which is usually advised), you have to check the box that says "connect even if the network is not...
Forum: News 30 May 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 3,569
Posted By pcgeek
I had the joy of dealing with this nasty virus a...

I had the joy of dealing with this nasty virus a little over a month ago on this very laptop. I dont know how I got it...I did not download anything but somehow woke up that morning, booted it up and...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 25 May 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 5,081
Posted By pcgeek
I thought it was automatically done cause...

I thought it was automatically done cause everytime I download a new App via WiFi, it syncs onto itunes on my PC. However, I've never tried with a song. If you bought the music from Itunes store, you...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 May 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 8,641
Posted By pcgeek
I just tried UltraIso and it opens automatically...

I just tried UltraIso and it opens automatically after burning. When I close it, it still shows blank. I had downloaded nero but later uninstalled it and the only things I have now are ImgBurn and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 May 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 8,641
Posted By pcgeek
Hi, I tried that and it did download a newer...

Hi, I tried that and it did download a newer firmware update and then reinstalled the driver. However it is still doing the same thing.

It seems to not be formatting. It never completes the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 May 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 8,641
Posted By pcgeek
Optiarc DVD burner won't burn dvds in Win7

My dvd burner: Optiarc 7580s
PC Acer 5515 laptop running windows 7 32-bit Ultimate

Ever since I upgraded to win7, I can not burn DVDs. I can burn CDs fine and read cds and dvds. When I try to...
Forum: Drivers 07 May 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 16,975
Posted By pcgeek
I have an Acer and installed the camera drivers...

I have an Acer and installed the camera drivers from the Acer Site.
Acer Support - Download Drivers (http://support.acer.com/drivers_download.aspx)
There is a start menu folder called "Acer...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 10,088
Posted By pcgeek
If you burn the ISO from this site Offline NT...

If you burn the ISO from this site Offline NT Password & Registry Editor (http://pogostick.net/%7Epnh/ntpasswd/) to USB stick and boot from USB it should work. Just follow the instructions closely....
Forum: General Discussion 24 Jan 2010
Replies: 30
Views: 79,516
Posted By pcgeek
My file wouldnt let me either-the normal way. I...

My file wouldnt let me either-the normal way. I used 7zip to open the containing folder (was just a regular user folder-not zipped) and it worked. Dunno why[/QUOTE]

i saved the file on my desktop...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Jan 2010
Replies: 30
Views: 79,516
Posted By pcgeek
thank you stillfreefilms i will try it now ....

thank you stillfreefilms

i will try it now .


Pcgeek
the file won't even let me change it's name :P ....including file extension[/QUOTE]


My file wouldnt let me either-the normal way. I...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Jan 2010
Replies: 30
Views: 79,516
Posted By pcgeek
I had a problem this week with a J-peg file that...

I had a problem this week with a J-peg file that would not delete. Every time I would go to delete it, it would say the file did not exist. When i tried to look at properties, it would open up but...
Forum: Drivers 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 39,232
Posted By pcgeek
I have acer aspire 5515 and just used the...

I have acer aspire 5515 and just used the original ones that were intended for vista for the web cam. Many of the others (touchpad. hotkeys, display/audio) downloaded automatically from Microsoft via...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Dec 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 6,650
Posted By pcgeek
Well it Seems like in vista's anytime upgrade,...

Well it Seems like in vista's anytime upgrade, you could enter your key before you downloaded so you got the right version to install... Wonder if 7 is the same way? Not sure how to do the whole boot...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Dec 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 6,650
Posted By pcgeek
Upgrade win7starter>home premium on new netbook w/msdn?

Im giving a new netbook as a gift but it comes with windows 7 starter. Is there a reason for not upgrading to Home Premium due to ram, etc? Ive heard starter is recommended for net-books but its...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 14,130
Posted By pcgeek
I was having a similar problem and mine seemed to...

I was having a similar problem and mine seemed to be my antivirus/internet security. I was using Avira pro and switched to MS security essentials and now IE8 works like a champ. Not sure if this will...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Sep 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 3,331
Posted By pcgeek
After WU start menu shut down button doesnt clear

I have my PC set to install updates at 3AM automatically but if I see an update alert in the task-bar, I will usually go ahead and install them manually. I use my PC as my alarm clock and require a...
Forum: News 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 189
Views: 29,299
Posted By pcgeek
Right-enquiring Microsoft minds wanna know...

Right-enquiring Microsoft minds wanna know :thumbsup: This should be fun-grab a beer and click WU :party: oh but ya gotta wait-they like keeping us on the edge of our seat
Forum: News 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 189
Views: 29,299
Posted By pcgeek
I agree, I have dual booted windows with linux to...

I agree, I have dual booted windows with linux to play around with linux before and it is kinda fun as to how customizable it is. I have installed programs through the command prompt and all of...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Aug 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 19,899
Posted By pcgeek
I use Atomic alarm clock-has over 100 different...

I use Atomic alarm clock-has over 100 different skins and fonts-(even chinese), multiple alarm clocks or hourly chimes set to any music file or even to start a task and it will wake pc from...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Aug 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 6,979
Posted By pcgeek
Tried it again tonight and it did the same...

Tried it again tonight and it did the same thing-checked the event log and the only error that was there was saying shutdown was unexpected (because I had to hold down the power button). Its actually...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Aug 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 6,979
Posted By pcgeek
PC freezes minutes after waking from hibernate 7RTM

I am running windows 7 Ultimate rtm on an Acer Aspire 5515 and it goes into/wakes from sleep mode just fine. However when waking from hibernation, it logs in fine and then a minute or two later, it...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Aug 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 93,906
Posted By pcgeek
Bios is the screen that says Acer across it for a...

Bios is the screen that says Acer across it for a few seconds when you first boot up your computer. Hold down the ALT key and keep tapping the F10 key and if something hasn't happened to the recovery...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Aug 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 93,906
Posted By pcgeek
Easiest way is pressing ALT F10 at Bios. Here is...

Easiest way is pressing ALT F10 at Bios. Here is an article on Acer Recovery with other options if that does not work.
Forum: Software 21 Jul 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,192
Posted By pcgeek
winserv2k8 (vista)upgrade to winserv2k8 r2 (win7) free?

I got a free legally activated download of windows server 2008 (standard) and with some tweaking, it basically runs the same as vista and would seem to be ok as a regular OS which is what i have been...
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