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Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Jan 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By scoostraw
Yeah I noticed that also. I thought maybe it was...

Yeah I noticed that also. I thought maybe it was because it was such an old drive and formatted with the old OS.

Someone else mentioned the idea of installing Windows Virtual PC on my netbook ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Jan 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By scoostraw
Ok I did a system search for .iso and it came up...

Ok I did a system search for .iso and it came up with an icon "Disks". And at that point the icon I think you are referring to appears in the sidebar.

I see the Toshiba hard drive, thumb drive,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Jan 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By scoostraw
Yes that's exactly where I looked. There are 2...

Yes that's exactly where I looked. There are 2 separate icons for my netbook, one for trash and one for system settings. In my photo I have clicked on one of the netbook icons (contents seem to be...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Jan 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By scoostraw
Ok I'm in ubunto. I see my system files but I...

Ok I'm in ubunto. I see my system files but I don't see the hard drive - or the usb stick either. Maybe I'm not looking in the right place?

Here is what I'm seeing:
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Jan 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By scoostraw
I guess I don't know of another way to change the...

I guess I don't know of another way to change the bios so the netbook will boot from the usb stick I just made.

I tried both reboot and shutdown - when the system comes back up it goes right into...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Jan 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By scoostraw
Ok an unexpected fly in the ointment.. For...

Ok an unexpected fly in the ointment..

For some reason my Toshiba flash-screen is not appearing when I power up. It goes straight to Windows. I have seen this Toshiba screen many many times...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Jan 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By scoostraw
Yes that's what I'm using - a SATA to USB adapter...

Yes that's what I'm using - a SATA to USB adapter with power supply.

This one: Vantec – Vantec SATA/IDE to USB 2.0 Adapter - CB-ISATAU2 - 2.5"/3.5"/5.25" SATA/IDE to USB 2.0 Adapter...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Jan 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By scoostraw
Ahh ok got it. I will try this later today when...

Ahh ok got it. I will try this later today when I am home.

As a related question - I am able to read a Windows 3.1 floppy disk just fine using a USB floppy drive. What is the reason that the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Jan 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By scoostraw
Hello ICIT2LOL...

Hello ICIT2LOL (https://www.sevenforums.com/member.php?u=119834) thanks for the reply.

My netbook does not have an optical drive, so if I use my USB external drive - do I just select USB in the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Jan 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By scoostraw
Trying to read an old Windows 3.1 Hard Drive

I pulled the hard drive out of my old Windows 3.1 computer with the idea of retrieving some old data off of it.

It is a Western Digital Caviar 2420 425mb drive. I'm using an adapter to plug into...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 Nov 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By scoostraw
Retrieving volume information... I hear the...

Retrieving volume information...

I hear the target hard drive spin up every 15-20 seconds or so. But nothing else is happening.
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 Nov 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By scoostraw
Thanks LordSnow. I am not computer literate...

Thanks LordSnow. I am not computer literate enough to be familiar with writing scripts.

Besides not being able to do my backup tonight, I am really troubled that this happened. What would come...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 Nov 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By scoostraw
Hi Brink. Thanks for the reply. I...

Hi Brink. Thanks for the reply.

I downloaded the reg file and merged it as was shown. It did not change anything.
Forum: Backup and Restore 01 Nov 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By scoostraw
Windows Backup has not been set up.

I have my backup scheduled every week - and it has been backing up this way for months now.

Sometimes I will open the control panel so that I can click on the "progress" button to see where the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By scoostraw
Hey it worked!! Now I will install that software...

Hey it worked!! Now I will install that software and see what happens.

Thanks again strollin.
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By scoostraw
I've never edited the registry before so to...

I've never edited the registry before so to confirm, I am changing the zero within the parentheses to a 1 - correct?

[edit] Google is my friend. (I'm good)
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By scoostraw
Hey strollin I totally spaced seeing the link in...

Hey strollin I totally spaced seeing the link in your post. Thanks for rattling my cage. I am trying this now...
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By scoostraw
So it sounds like I'm stuck. No way to fake it...

So it sounds like I'm stuck. No way to fake it out somehow.
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By scoostraw
Strictly from a Windows perspective, what would...

Strictly from a Windows perspective, what would be the reason that the "Hide modes that this monitor cannot display" option is grayed out?
Forum: Graphic Cards 20 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By scoostraw
Change screen resolution on a netbook to install photo software?

I'm using a Toshiba Netbook NB505 running Windows 7 Starter.

When I try installing Canon photo software, the install fails due to the lower resolution setting of the netbook (1024 x 600). I had...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jul 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,975
Posted By scoostraw
I ran the netsh wlan show all command. Just not...

I ran the netsh wlan show all command. Just not sure now how to get the content of the text file onto here. If I knew which portion is of concern, I could take some screen shots..
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jul 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,975
Posted By scoostraw
I uninstalled flash to no avail. So I guess I...

I uninstalled flash to no avail. So I guess I can't blame that. How do I go about troubleshooting the limited access? I have connected just fine to this phone (and other networks) for a long time....
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Jul 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,975
Posted By scoostraw
Limited access only when trying to connect to wifi etc.

Hey guys I need help please. I am using a Toshiba NB505 Netbook running Windows 7 Starter.

I usually access the internet via tethering my phone - and yesterday morning when I tried to play my...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Nov 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,894
Posted By scoostraw
Thanks Miles. Now I see everything. Wow yeah...

Thanks Miles. Now I see everything. Wow yeah "Idle" uses a lot of resources doesn't it.

My firefox is still using 54%. It's the only app I have launched. I have one plugin left - shockwave...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Nov 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,894
Posted By scoostraw
Firefox 17.0 There was a google update...

Firefox 17.0

There was a google update plugin that I had. I disabled that. Looks better! Maybe that was it. I'll post back once i know.

BTW why doesn't the cpu numbers under processes add...
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