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Forum: General Discussion 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,054
Posted By johnhoh
if you have been on just the one hard drive all...

if you have been on just the one hard drive all this time then before buying a motherboard I would disconnect the hard drive and boot from a bootable linux usb flash drive, then surf the net and...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 1 Day Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,630
Posted By johnhoh
Right before you shut down the old system for the...

Right before you shut down the old system for the last time before moving your hard drive to the new motherboard and booting your new system, go into device manager and change your IDE/ATA hard drive...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 353
Posted By johnhoh
Either the usb drive itself is the issue or the...

Either the usb drive itself is the issue or the usb port is the issue, so here's a bunch of things to try

- a usb drive that is FAT formatted instead of NTFS
- try the USB drive while in safe...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 353
Posted By johnhoh
Your USB 3.0 ports need the gigabyte intel driver...

Your USB 3.0 ports need the gigabyte intel driver but the USB 2.0 ports should work

https://images10.newegg.com/productimage/13-128-980-Z02.jpg
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By johnhoh
go here and click "detect product" and it will...

go here and click "detect product" and it will download your correct drivers automatically

Support | Dell US
(http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/?~ck=mn)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 353
Posted By johnhoh
First run windows update until you have no more...

First run windows update until you have no more updates available, then check start > run > msinfo32 > enter > components > problem devices to make sure it is blank. If you do need drivers, start...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 353
Posted By johnhoh
If none of that helps, try changing your bios...

If none of that helps, try changing your bios SATA mode to IDE
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 353
Posted By johnhoh
you've gone from a 2005 AMD chipset to a 2017...

you've gone from a 2005 AMD chipset to a 2017 Intel chipset, which I believe is a record for generation jumping. So its likely that the windows driver for your old disk controller is not liking your...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 353
Posted By johnhoh
need to know your exact motherboard model and...

need to know your exact motherboard model and also your former motherboard model, the one this boot drive used to be on

your bios has a SATA mode field in it. The new board needs to have the same...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 3 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By johnhoh
Win 7 pro update Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums...

Win 7 pro update Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums (https://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/407670-win-7-pro-update-post3336151.html#post3336151)
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 5,617
Posted By johnhoh
Figured I might as well make a more detailed...

Figured I might as well make a more detailed tutorial for anyone wanting to install the latest intel graphics driver on their kaby lake machine running windows 7, as I have not tested the driverpack...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 5,617
Posted By johnhoh
this guy wrote a patch which enables kaby lake...

this guy wrote a patch which enables kaby lake cpus to run windows update on win7 without getting the "unsupported hardware" error message. Just download and unzip the zip file, then click on the...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 5,617
Posted By johnhoh
there are various workarounds to this problem....

there are various workarounds to this problem. HD610 and HD630 will run on win7. See posts made on april 7 in this thread
My "unsupported" i7700k and hd630 both work great on win7.
...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By johnhoh
to make a batch file of those commands, open...

to make a batch file of those commands, open notepad and cut and paste the following into it:

netstop sppvc
cd...
Forum: Drivers 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By johnhoh
It sounds like you are saying the 296.96 driver...

It sounds like you are saying the 296.96 driver is working, but no other drivers will work - is that right? If so, why not just use that one?

here's some random ideas, maybe one will help
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By johnhoh
your motherboard has two versions, with two...

your motherboard has two versions, with two different usb drivers

GA-990FXA-UD3 (rev. 1.0) | Motherboard - GIGABYTE
(http://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/GA-990FXA-UD3-rev-10#support-dl)...
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By johnhoh
if the toshiba link does not work for you (you...

if the toshiba link does not work for you (you need to select win7 from drop down list like samurai said), do this

PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_0890 = intel centrino wireless

Downloads for IntelĀ®...
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By johnhoh
^ good call ^

^ good call ^
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By johnhoh
did not see any windows 7 drivers on that Toshiba...

did not see any windows 7 drivers on that Toshiba link tho...
Forum: Installation & Setup 5 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By johnhoh
If you are on a slow connection you can always...

If you are on a slow connection you can always UNcheck the files for video, printers, and sound, at least for now. See the pic, which is sorted by file size. That will reduce the download by about...
Forum: Installation & Setup 5 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By johnhoh
One easy way to update all your drivers is to use...

One easy way to update all your drivers is to use a 16GB USB drive on a different computer that already has internet access and download SDI full. This will put every windows driver on the flash...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 5 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By johnhoh
pretty cool

pretty cool
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By johnhoh
become familiar with every entry within... ...

become familiar with every entry within...

start > run > msconfig > startup
start > run > msconfig > services > hide microsoft services

and make sure nothing is there that you don't want
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By johnhoh
These symptoms suggest your video card is bad. ...

These symptoms suggest your video card is bad. Do you have another video card you can use, or do you have onboard motherboard video? If so I would remove the video card and use onboard video.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By johnhoh
My desktop icons have been win98 since 1998. You...

My desktop icons have been win98 since 1998. You just need to download and rename the shell32.dll file for whatever windows version you want - here's a pic of mine.

Here's a link to the win10...
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