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Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Apr 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,028
Posted By dougmack
Good idea. I thought so too, but it doesn't work!...

Good idea. I thought so too, but it doesn't work! When the install disk tries to restart, a screen full of stuff about
ports comes up, and then hangs. I'll go and look at the suggested "Windows...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Apr 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,028
Posted By dougmack
Install to Seagate hybrid fails when install tries to restart

I have a Seagate 500 GiB hybrid drive, (SSHD) p/n 1EJ162-306, ST 500LM000, on a Gigabyte P45ST-ES3G mobo.
(The mobo is about 5 years old, does not have UEFI (thank heaven) and has AMI BIOS.)
Got...
Forum: System Security 11 Oct 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,098
Posted By dougmack
Does Win 7 Pro access internet on boot?

I have slow boot up, and I notice that my cable modem is indicating a lot of activity, especially after putting in password.
Is this a normal condition, or is it sending unauthorized information to...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Sep 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,899
Posted By dougmack
Probably virus in bootup routine causing very long boot

System: Windows 7-64, with whatever upgrades MS sent over the internet over the years; MOBO: Gigabyte P45T-ES3G;
CPU:Intel Core Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz; 8GB ram; Award BIOS dated 02/23/2011. Anti...
Forum: Software 10 Jun 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 2,138
Posted By dougmack
Need text finder like the Linux program "Recoll"

Recoll creates an index of every bit of text on the machine, from notes in an editor to emails, and what have you. It does
this when you tell it to update, and it's relatively quick to do so, altho...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By dougmack
More information: I mentioned in my first post a...

More information: I mentioned in my first post a "Cloud Backup" pop-up on boot. I wnet to msconfig
and disabled two programs that have backup in their name: NTI BackupNow EZ and EaseUS
Todo Backup...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By dougmack
Something is getting worse on that machine, and...

Something is getting worse on that machine, and it's in the Windows OS. I have proven that the
hardware works. (See further on.) Tried to install a D-Link 8-port wireless-N router, and Windows...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By dougmack
Hi, me again. I solved it. If anyone is still...

Hi, me again. I solved it. If anyone is still interested, I found out how to copy the terminal output
to a file (copy [command] filename.txt) which produces a file called filename.txt in the ...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By dougmack
1. I don't know how to find "Obtain DNS server...

1. I don't know how to find "Obtain DNS server address Automatically"? It is in the Properties of the network card under the Properties of "Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)" I looked in the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By dougmack
Win7 no longer converts url name to dotted quad

System specs: Win7 64-bit, on Gigabyte P45T-ES2G MOBO, Intel E8400 CPU, 8GB ram, all
latest upgrades.
Thought my router was bad, but it's Windows. win loses the ability to convert a url name into a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Oct 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 4,188
Posted By dougmack
Thank you for the information. I found the...

Thank you for the information. I found the d-link site and downloaded all the software. It turns out, on later investigation, that
the reason I wanted to hook up the d-link derives from a problem...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Oct 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 4,188
Posted By dougmack
Need url or other download for D-LInk DIR-632 Setup Wizard

I bought DIR-632 as a used item from Amazon. It came without the CD, on which
is supposed to be a Setup Wizard. I have searched the Internet but can't find a source to download. Anyone have that...
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