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Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Feb 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By ZaphodB
Hi Samuria Yes, the wireless adapter shows...

Hi Samuria

Yes, the wireless adapter shows up in Device Manager.

No idea what the antivirus adapter is either.

Zaph
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Feb 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By ZaphodB
Okay Samuria - but it is a huge file: ...

Okay Samuria - but it is a huge file:


Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Main-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . :...
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Feb 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By ZaphodB
Bizarre WiFi Error

Hi folks

Hope someone can help with this 'cos it is driving me mad.

WIn 7 HP desktop pc. Wireless adapter (Belkin N150) will not see any devices - e.g. wireless router or either of my wireless...
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Sep 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By ZaphodB
Where have my files gone?

Hi folks,

Not sure where to post this - think this sub forum is the best fit (Mods please move to more relevant forum if in wrong place - thanks).

History.

Win 7 SP1 machine. Running fine. ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Sep 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,284
Posted By ZaphodB
Thanks for the link AddRAM I have now got...

Thanks for the link AddRAM

I have now got copies of Win 7 Starter and Win 7 Home Premium (both 32 and 64-bit).

@Mega

I didn't immediately think of popping an SSD in (given that the last time...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Sep 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,284
Posted By ZaphodB
Windows 7 Starter iso

hi Folks,

I hope someone can help with this.

The HDD on my daughter's EeePC netbook (Windows 7 Starter) has failed.

Is there anywhere I can get an iso image of Windows 7 Starter to rebuild...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Aug 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,285
Posted By ZaphodB
Hi Mega, Thanks for the reply. Sorry for not...

Hi Mega,

Thanks for the reply. Sorry for not being clear.

The laptop in question had been upgraded to Windows 7 Home Premium from Vista.

I took advantage of Micro$oft's generous (!) offer...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Aug 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,285
Posted By ZaphodB
Black Screen after Windows Update (Windows 10)

Hi folks,

Not sure where to ask this question (posted both here and on TenForums) as this involves both Win7 and Win 10.

Background

I had an old DELL laptop (originally running Vista) which...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 Aug 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By ZaphodB
UPDATE: After leaving the desktop machine...

UPDATE:

After leaving the desktop machine alone it then installed 32 updates (eventually)

One of my laptops (Sony Vaio) has been looking for updates since 9am this morning and it is now just...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 Aug 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By ZaphodB
Torchwood, Couldn't see how to get one day's...

Torchwood,

Couldn't see how to get one day's worth and log file is 82MB so won't send. I'm not getting any error codes.

Thanks in advance,

Art
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Aug 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By ZaphodB
Thanks Guys However, the issue is still that...

Thanks Guys

However, the issue is still that no matter what the update settings are, when I click on 'Download & Install' all that happens is I get the box saying 'Downloading X updates (0 KB...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Aug 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By ZaphodB
3x Win 7 PCs NOT updating - losing my hair on this one

Hi folks,

Hoping you can help on this as it is driving me mad.

I regularly update my 3 Win 7 HP machines -- however the major last update I did was in April 2016.

Two machines are laptops,...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 24 Mar 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 1,148
Posted By ZaphodB
Read-only Attribute Keeps Reappearing

Hi Folks,

This is driving me mad...

Tried to edit some songs in iTunes 12 and couldn't.

Found that the 'My Music' folder (and also the iTunes and iTunes Media folders) have a 'Read Only'...
Forum: Microsoft Office 18 Mar 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 6,537
Posted By ZaphodB
Office 2007 - 32-bit or 64-bit?

Hi folks,

This is an supplementary question to one that I asked earlier...

Is there any way to determine which version of an Office suite (either 32 or 64-bit) is installed on a machine?

I'm...
Forum: Microsoft Office 18 Mar 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 14,899
Posted By ZaphodB
Thanks for the responses guys. @Ranger4 I'm...

Thanks for the responses guys.

@Ranger4 I'm not sure what you mean by the following "Both versions have to be either 32 bit or 64 bit you have one 32 bit & one 64 bit."

My OS is Win 7 HP Sp1...
Forum: Microsoft Office 17 Mar 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 14,899
Posted By ZaphodB
Can I Install Office 2016 alongside Office 2007 without conflict?

Hi Folks,

The title of the thread says it all really.

I have legitimate copy of Microsoft Office 2007 Ultimate on my PC. I have just bought a copy of Office 2016 Professional Plus through the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Mar 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 5,685
Posted By ZaphodB
Thanks guys, The problem is sorted and...

Thanks guys,

The problem is sorted and Windows Update is now running properly.

.Net Framework 4.6.1 is installed (shows up in CP > Progs & features)

Thank you to everyone that offered...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Mar 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 5,685
Posted By ZaphodB
@Thrash Yes, .NET 4.6.1 appears in 'Programs...

@Thrash

Yes, .NET 4.6.1 appears in 'Programs & Features'.

Below is the updates that I've managed to install manually today. Will have a go at KB3126587 again unless Windows Update...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Mar 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 5,685
Posted By ZaphodB
Hi Roy, Thanks. Went to Language & Region...

Hi Roy,

Thanks. Went to Language & Region settings and '.' (dot) was already there as the decimal symbol, so I over-wrote it with a different character and then pit it back to '.' (dot).
...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Mar 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 5,685
Posted By ZaphodB
Hi Thrash, I'm following your suggestions on...

Hi Thrash,

I'm following your suggestions on answers.microsoft.com. Just posted on there under 10 mins ago (thread: Windows Update stuck at 0% and not downloading - Microsoft Community...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Mar 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 5,685
Posted By ZaphodB
Windows Update 0x80070057 error - is there a soultion?

Hi Folks,

Tried umpteen things in the last 24hrs to resolve a problem I'm experiencing with Windows Update - so I'm hoping that the good folks at SevenForums might be able to help....

I have...
Forum: Drivers 04 Mar 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,308
Posted By ZaphodB
UPDATE 2: Problem with VueScan now resolved...

UPDATE 2:

Problem with VueScan now resolved and I have now regained the use of my HP6200c (aka HP6270A) scanner.

Fast email reply from Ed Hamrick sorted the problem (misting on the glass by...
Forum: Drivers 03 Mar 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,308
Posted By ZaphodB
UPDATE: I have tried VueScan and managed (in...

UPDATE:

I have tried VueScan and managed (in over 4hrs of troubleshooting) to produce two colour scans from the scanner - but in order to do so, I have to power off both scanner and PC, power the...
Forum: Drivers 03 Mar 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,308
Posted By ZaphodB
HP Scanjet 6200c / 6250c / 6270A can't find any drivers on web

Hi Folks,

I hope that someone can help me out with this...

I have a HP Scanjet 6250c scanner (the label on the rear actually says 'HP6270A' and on the top the label says 'Scanjet 6200c') and I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Nov 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,627
Posted By ZaphodB
Hi John According to the Service Tag, laptop...

Hi John

According to the Service Tag, laptop dates from 2012 I think.

See link in bank's post (#5) - warranty info says start date 13 Sept 2012 and ends same date in 2013 so now over 2yrs...
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