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Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jun 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,909
Posted By carioca
Thanks, got it quick-formatted now after some...

Thanks, got it quick-formatted now after some hiccups (because it let me start the Format then eventually failed because I had only 'switched user' to admin and Win7 'saw' that the disk was still...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Jun 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,909
Posted By carioca
Thanks for that - it's almost TOO easy! Last time...

Thanks for that - it's almost TOO easy! Last time I tried such a stunt I got an error message that said, in effect, 'forbidden'...

Cheers,

LMH
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Jun 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,909
Posted By carioca
sorry, once more with feeling...

sorry, once more with feeling...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Jun 2010
Replies: 51
Views: 22,401
Posted By carioca
Thanks Kari! I chose this edition...

Thanks Kari!

I chose this edition specifically as it runs a a computer dedicated to online financial business - there are no 'distracting' and/or potentially 'disruptive' programs on that machine,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 May 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,909
Posted By carioca
New win7 installation is on Merval_C, old one on...

New win7 installation is on Merval_C, old one on Merval_E which I would want to format...

Tks 4 ur help,

LMH

file attached
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 May 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,909
Posted By carioca
I have a perhaps related question: I had my old...

I have a perhaps related question: I had my old XP Pro SP3 running on one machine, then added Win7 Ultimate on that same machine on a separate HDD.

Because of a reported rootkit infection (my AV...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 May 2010
Replies: 51
Views: 22,401
Posted By carioca
Hi Carioca (nascido no Rio de Janeiro?) ...

Hi Carioca (nascido no Rio de Janeiro?)

sorry for such a long delay, maybe you solved it already.


but you are right, there is no reason for it not accepting to do an upgrade.

What was...
Forum: General Discussion 05 May 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 52,420
Posted By carioca
My apologies - belatedly: I couldn't find the...

My apologies - belatedly: I couldn't find the thread yesterday! - I was wrong with my suggestion re the U+xxxxxx code, and in addition gave the wrong Unicode for accent aigu! Mea culpa...

On the...
Forum: General Discussion 04 May 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 52,420
Posted By carioca
Apparently the combination now is U+number, e.g....

Apparently the combination now is U+number, e.g. U+0029 should give you e with accent aigu
Forum: Media Center 04 May 2010
Replies: 76
Views: 46,128
Posted By carioca
Yes, tried FireDTV - can't get it to work. ...

Yes, tried FireDTV - can't get it to work.

But my old Dvico FusionHDTV DVB-T single-tuner PCI card has somehow insinuated itself into Media Centre, and I can now use it under 64-bit Win7 Ultimate...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Apr 2010
Replies: 50
Views: 5,527
Posted By carioca
I got hooked to the Harris system Rupert Murdoch...

I got hooked to the Harris system Rupert Murdoch had installed at The Australian in the late 1970s and decided I'd have to have something like this at home. Quit my job and worked casual 3 days a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Apr 2010
Replies: 51
Views: 22,401
Posted By carioca
Hi, the table shown lists an in-place...

Hi,

the table shown lists an in-place installation of Win7 Ultimate over Vista 7 Ultimate is permissible - I tried just that some days ago and was advised that I needed to do a clean installation...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 Feb 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,310
Posted By carioca
:D thanks Zen00, will try! (Had unrelated...

:D thanks Zen00, will try!

(Had unrelated router/DSL/PSTN line troubles in the past few days that took up all my spare time LOL

Cheers,

LMH
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Jan 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,310
Posted By carioca
Win7 says it can't start, asks for disk

Hello there!

Every so often, my Win7 64 bit will not start from its drive but claims I need to insert the original startup disk.

When I hit Enter anyway, it proceeds to styart normally.
...
Forum: News 26 Dec 2009
Replies: 76
Views: 10,112
Posted By carioca
Walls are expensive to build and to maintain -...

Walls are expensive to build and to maintain - and in the end fail their intended purpose. Ask the Chinese (and, soon, the Israelis)...
Forum: Chillout Room 26 Dec 2009
Replies: 2,040
Views: 167,082
Posted By carioca
Brazilian oldies on Radio Nacional FM - via...

Brazilian oldies on Radio Nacional FM - via Sangean Internet radio
Forum: News 30 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,079
Posted By carioca
I installed WHS on one of my machines (64bit AMD...

I installed WHS on one of my machines (64bit AMD X3) and it seems to work, somehow: it downloads all fixes automatically, deigns to become part of my workgroup (TechTrak) BUT I've tried in vain to...
Forum: News 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 6,840
Posted By carioca
Tks LordBob, of course I was referring to the...

Tks LordBob, of course I was referring to the onboard Realtek chip rather than a separate card...

@ myzr7: will follow up that link - I've got as far as installing WHS on the host machine, setting...
Forum: News 26 Nov 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 6,840
Posted By carioca
I used a little spare time between herding...

I used a little spare time between herding chooks, baking bread (my wife's product, actually) and picking her up in town to install MS WHS on a nice silent machine with twin 500GB SATA drives. I took...
Forum: Tutorials 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 118
Views: 595,196
Posted By carioca
I am very impressed with the tutorials in this...

I am very impressed with the tutorials in this forum, and check out the titles regularly to see if anything fits my needs. The TPM idea was new to me - although I have been security conscious for...
Forum: News 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 3,092
Posted By carioca
I haven't seen anything about that, do you have a...

I haven't seen anything about that, do you have a link to some info?[/QUOTE]

November 17th, 2009

Thousands of web sites compromised, redirect to scareware

Posted by Dancho Danchev @ 12:12 pm...
Forum: News 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 3,092
Posted By carioca
Hi z3r010, Sorry, have deleted the item. I...

Hi z3r010,

Sorry, have deleted the item. I get a number of alerts from the likes of ZDnet (which I think was the one running this SEO item a day or two ago)... It sounded quite alarmist.

Will...
Forum: News 18 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 3,092
Posted By carioca
This wouldn't have anything to do with the SEO...

This wouldn't have anything to do with the SEO exploit flood that's making the news today?!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 65,330
Posted By carioca
I found that two keyboards work just fine, and...

I found that two keyboards work just fine, and you can switch from one to the other at will!

This is how I found out: my Targus USB hub with all the Logitech kbd and mouse dongles failed the other...
Forum: Chillout Room 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 234
Views: 22,652
Posted By carioca
Last night I stir-fried 200g of kangaroo steak,...

Last night I stir-fried 200g of kangaroo steak, slivered, with sliced onion, garlic mushrooms and two chiles from our garden. Deglazed with a glass of red wine and a dash of naturally brewed soy...
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