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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,926
Posted By Dragonschild
BIOS Issue

I recently bought a Lenovo Ideapad for my wife which came with windows 8 pre-installed on it. Needless to say it didn't take long for her to realize that windows 8 is not worth the trouble on a non...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Oct 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,312
Posted By Dragonschild
This requires that you change the lanman server...

This requires that you change the lanman server parimeters in order to get Windows 7 working with older servers. Do these adjustments on the Windows 7 machines that need to connect to the server.
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Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Oct 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,312
Posted By Dragonschild
setting up Winserver 2008

So I set up an old PC as a server box and installed windows server 2008. The trouble I am having is that i have never set up a server before and I am not sure how to share the data from the server to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Oct 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 101,370
Posted By Dragonschild
I went with server 2008 because a friend of mine...

I went with server 2008 because a friend of mine had a copy and was willing to let me use it because he had no need for it anymore, and the windows home server I don't have money to buy right now. I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Oct 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 101,370
Posted By Dragonschild
err, well regardless I have already gone with...

err, well regardless I have already gone with windows server 2008 standard as my OS for the server, I may change things up down the road just to see what it has to offer but I have already finished...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 101,370
Posted By Dragonschild
Thank you all for the replys and information. I...

Thank you all for the replys and information. I do realize that not backing up my data is very bad, but like I said it's a money issue at the moment and there isn't anything that I can do about it...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Oct 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 101,370
Posted By Dragonschild
windows 7 as a server?

I have recently set up an old PC as a server using windows 7, I am planning on supplying all other PC's in my house (current and future) with media stored on this server PC. Now my questions...

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Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 05 Aug 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,986
Posted By Dragonschild
Alright, so I just tried to burn a cd the other...

Alright, so I just tried to burn a cd the other day and it still does the same thing...stopping at 99% but spitting out the disc as if its done, the disc plays and there doesn't seem to be anything...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 27 Jul 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,986
Posted By Dragonschild
I have tried a couple different kinds of cd-r...

I have tried a couple different kinds of cd-r disks. I recently performed a clean install of windows on my PC so I will give it another try later on today to see if I get the same results.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 09 Jun 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,986
Posted By Dragonschild
So am I to assume that this problem has no...

So am I to assume that this problem has no solution because there hasn't been a single response to my post in an entire day?? Should I just abandon wmp12 and use a completely different program for...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 07 Jun 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,986
Posted By Dragonschild
Trouble with WMP 12

The trouble starts when I place a CD-R disc in my drive, for some reason wmp likes to freeze up for a second when I try to switch to the burn tab, this is somewhat acceptable as I just figure its...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Mar 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,928
Posted By Dragonschild
Try going through this Homegroup trouble shooting...

Try going through this Homegroup trouble shooting list. It's usually something simple that is causing this type of problem. Don't skip the part about the registry settings or the time sync problem....
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Mar 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,928
Posted By Dragonschild
Chev! thank you for coming by my thread again. As...

Chev! thank you for coming by my thread again. As suggested by Carl I tried disabling the AV but it still didn't work. I am using Avast on all my machines here at home so again it would be strange...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Mar 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,928
Posted By Dragonschild
Thank you for the response, I will check the...

Thank you for the response, I will check the settings for the anti-virus and firewall and see if that is the issue I will also try disabling them for a minute to see if I can get through that way.
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Mar 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,928
Posted By Dragonschild
Alright, after a few days I have gotten back to...

Alright, after a few days I have gotten back to this issue. I removed all computers from the homegroup and started a new one. This time around I have gotten all the computers to see each other on the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Mar 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,928
Posted By Dragonschild
Alright, I tried what you suggested Chev65 but I...

Alright, I tried what you suggested Chev65 but I could not locate "DisabledComponents" under parameters there was a "Default" option and "Dhcpv6duid". I tried the other method you listed but once I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Mar 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,928
Posted By Dragonschild
Compatibility is one of the reasons not to....

Compatibility is one of the reasons not to. Switching to workgroup is the most immediate fix, usually.[/QUOTE]
There should be no compatibilty issues though because all the computers are running...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Mar 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,928
Posted By Dragonschild
Holy...wow! I will give this a try before I get...

Holy...wow! I will give this a try before I get rid of the homegroup and start a workgroup. it will have to be put on the back burner for right now though because when I went home yesterday to do...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Mar 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,928
Posted By Dragonschild
So I should switch all the computers from...

So I should switch all the computers from homegroup to workgroup or just the one that is having trouble? Clearly I need to spend more time learning this new OS. This is also the first time I have set...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Mar 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,748
Posted By Dragonschild
Wow, thanks again for your replies. I think I...

Wow, thanks again for your replies. I think I understand what you are talking about, and I will give it a go when I get home in the morning. Again I am glad that I found this forum with its wealth of...
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,928
Posted By Dragonschild
Homegroup issue

Ok, I did some looking around and couldn't find a thread that dealt with this yet. I may have missed it and if I did a link to the thread would be helpful and you have my apology for posting about...
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,748
Posted By Dragonschild
I will give that a try and see what happens,...

I will give that a try and see what happens, gotta wait till tomorrow though. If it doesn't work out I guess I can just use a wireless connection for the PS3 and Wii, I was just trying to get a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,748
Posted By Dragonschild
Yea, I want to share the wireless connection that...

Yea, I want to share the wireless connection that my HTPC is getting with both the PS3 and the Wii but what I wanted to do is connect the wired router to the HTPC and share the connection through it...
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,748
Posted By Dragonschild
Yes, not very clear here... Your 2nd router isnt...

Yes, not very clear here... Your 2nd router isnt wireless??? ...and you want to use the built in wireless in your HTPC to share wireless access with your other devices (Wii & PS3)??? Is that...
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,748
Posted By Dragonschild
Hope this helps! Also, what is the make and...

Hope this helps!

Also, what is the make and model of your router?[/QUOTE]
I will see if my wireless router has that setting, however I don't really understand what it does from your...
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