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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Feb 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,360
Posted By CosmicJest
Well, that is a surprise indeed! Thanks for...

Well, that is a surprise indeed! Thanks for 'splainin' it to me! :p
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 Jan 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,360
Posted By CosmicJest
So you are saying that an installation disk is...

So you are saying that an installation disk is the same as a repair disk? Aren't they two distinctively different things?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 Jan 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,360
Posted By CosmicJest
I thought the downloads at Microsoft Windows and...

I thought the downloads at Microsoft Windows and Office ISO Download Tool (https://www.heidoc.net/joomla/technology-science/microsoft/67-microsoft-windows-and-office-iso-download-tool) are full OS...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 Jan 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,360
Posted By CosmicJest
There was just the one user account with admin...

There was just the one user account with admin rights. Thank you for the links.

I have reset the password AND created a Repair disk and a password reset disk to prevent this from happening again....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Jan 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,360
Posted By CosmicJest
Yes, the main reason I need the disk is so I can...

Yes, the main reason I need the disk is so I can reset the password. Once I have it, it will certainly go into our resource file, and I will be ensuring we have Repair disks for our current computers...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Jan 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,360
Posted By CosmicJest
For the sake of clarity - I'm not asking how to...

For the sake of clarity - I'm not asking how to bypass the password. I'm asking how to create a Windows repair disk for an operating system other than that which I am using.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Jan 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,360
Posted By CosmicJest
locked out of Win 7 32-bit laptop

Hello,

I hope this is the right forum for my question...

We have an old 2003 HP Pavilion 32-bit laptop with native XP at my office. At some point it was upgraded to Win 7. We have the original...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Jan 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,439
Posted By CosmicJest
Thanks to ideas generated by reading your posts,...

Thanks to ideas generated by reading your posts, I've identified and resolved the problem - which required installation of Hot Keys Features Integration from the Lenovo site (here: Hotkey Features...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jan 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,439
Posted By CosmicJest
Yes, the F9 key, which I have pressed repeatedly...

Yes, the F9 key, which I have pressed repeatedly - and there's no light to indicate whether it's off or on. This may be related to the caps lock key not displaying an onscreen indicator, either. I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Jan 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,439
Posted By CosmicJest
suddenly no internet

Hello,

About a month ago, my Lenovo ThinkPad suddenly would not connect to the internet. Since then, I've been trying to resolve the issue, and have visited several threads and many pages, and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Oct 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,890
Posted By CosmicJest
Well, I thought about that last night, actually,...

Well, I thought about that last night, actually, because it's a mess. It's old enough to have had several users and lots of s/w installs/uninstalls. But...can't find the original system backup & the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Oct 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,890
Posted By CosmicJest
Classic Shell was the first thing I installed...

Classic Shell was the first thing I installed this morning! :) Can't live without it!

I bought an XP disk just before MS quit supporting XP, but I never used it and ended up giving it away....
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Oct 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,890
Posted By CosmicJest
I found the original factory reset flash drive I...

I found the original factory reset flash drive I made when the computer was new! :cool: I decided the first step I should take was to restore the computer to its original state, so I went ahead and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Oct 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,890
Posted By CosmicJest
I don't see anything on the bottom or under the...

I don't see anything on the bottom or under the battery except for a Windows 8 sticker. No sticker of authenticity or anything with a product key.

Apparently there are no Win 7 drivers available...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Oct 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,890
Posted By CosmicJest
That's a handy link, thanks Megahertz07. ...

That's a handy link, thanks Megahertz07.

CORRECTION:
What I posted originally wasn't quite right. What came with the laptop was OEM Win 8 disks, not a Win 7 disk. I'm still pretty sure it was...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Oct 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,890
Posted By CosmicJest
Gadzooks! I don't have the Windows 7 disk! :eek: ...

Gadzooks! I don't have the Windows 7 disk! :eek: However, I've ordered one online and should have it next week. I'll post back after the deed is done. Can't wait to get back to Windows 7!
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Oct 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,890
Posted By CosmicJest
Thanks torchwood! I'll give it a go tonight!

Thanks torchwood! I'll give it a go tonight!
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Oct 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,890
Posted By CosmicJest
downgrading from Win 10

Hello,

I'm not sure which forum I should be in to ask this question, so I'll start here and hope someone can help me.

I have an HP Envy laptop that's 4-5 years old. It came with Win 8 and disks...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Dec 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,368
Posted By CosmicJest
@ThrashZone, I dl RealTemp and on running it, it...

@ThrashZone, I dl RealTemp and on running it, it came right out and said my processor isn't supported. @PhoneMan, I'm hoping this is going to be a sensor issue as you describe. That would make sense,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Dec 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,368
Posted By CosmicJest
I can hear the fan running, and it seemed fine...

I can hear the fan running, and it seemed fine when I had the bottom off and was blowing it out. Everything looks pretty clean and shiny in there.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Dec 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,368
Posted By CosmicJest
Hi oscer, Here's a screenclip of HW Monitor's...

Hi oscer,
Here's a screenclip of HW Monitor's readings. It's lower than Speccy when I ran them side by side, but still up there & shows a max of 236 degrees. The air coming out the side is pretty...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Dec 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,368
Posted By CosmicJest
CPU at 235 degrees F

Hello,

I just installed Speccy, and was horrified to find that my both cores of my 2014 Lenovo ThinkPad are running around 235 degrees! And that's with nothing running except normal boot programs....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,693
Posted By CosmicJest
Still checking for updates. I think it's time to...

Still checking for updates. I think it's time to cancel the process.

Where do I go from here?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,693
Posted By CosmicJest
Whew! I was quite relieved and very happy to see...

Whew! I was quite relieved and very happy to see a login screen this morning! It /was/ updating to Win 10, and the update failed. So current status is: improved. I can now check Windows Update...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,693
Posted By CosmicJest
I rebooted the computer, and it began installing...

I rebooted the computer, and it began installing 1 of 1 update. That was about six hours ago. What should I do?
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