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audio chatter by craig
Ok. Dell XPS1210 Vista Ultimate,clean install,updated all drivers. As soon as I turn the wireless card on the sound starts stuttering on any audio, even windows start up does. 2ghz processor. 2mb ram Ran Vista Beta for four months with no problem. Bought the retail version and this started happening -- craig
March 8th 07 10:32 PM
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Esata drive not recognized by craig
I just installed an esata (Silicon Image SiI 3512 SATALink Controller) Its recognized by vista but I don't see the drive. Do I need to attach a cable fromthe card to the esata port. I have a Dell 8400, no esata port on motherboard. -- craig
January 14th 08 06:49 PM
by Arnaud Go to last post
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December 19th 07 11:22 PM
by craig Go to last post
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hardware autoplay options........ by Craig Williamson
Hello, I have been using my video capture device with no problems using Windows Vista Ultimate until a few days ago. Now, when I turn my device windows finds it like it should but I don't get the window that pops up asking me what options I want to use. It used to ask me every time. I went to Default Programs and set it to ask me every time as it was set before but nothing happens. I've tried...
February 6th 07 07:28 PM
by PB Henry Go to last post
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Blu-Ray by Craig008
i have just got me a nice new blu-ray drive for my vista ultimate machine, but all the software i have does not play blu-ray discs for some reason when nero 8 should. what software should i be using does it have to be 3rd party. so u know my machine happily plays HD vids downloaded from PSN but they are in mp4 format - any help is much appreciated -- grapes
January 5th 08 12:32 AM
by Grae Go to last post
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external HDD format to FAT/FAT32 by Craig008
i am having a problem with formating a couple of external HDDs to FAT for use with PS3, vista will only allow me to format them to NTFS, is there another way of formating them -- grapes
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June 23rd 09 10:41 AM
by 02abarks Go to last post
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New hard drive problems by Craig008
I have just insalled another hard drive in my girl friends computer only to find tat when i boot with it connected the machine will not boot at all, the bios detects it and when vista begins to boot the bluescreen of deat flicks up real quick and the machine restarts. if i boot from disc to do a start up repair it does nothing but si there but with all this the machine does boot just fine if...
November 9th 07 06:47 PM
by Tom Ferguson Go to last post
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Hardrive about to fail!! by Craig008
i think my hard drive is about to fail, what sort of back up sould i make. i know i will have to reinstall XP and then my vista upgrade if i have to get a new hard drive but can i get all of my setting and regisration back off my backup disk, i may change the hard drive for a faster one soon anyway along with a new mother board and tp alow for further expansion does this count as a new...
October 30th 07 11:03 PM
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motherboard upgrade by Craig008
i am looking at upgrading my motherboard to allow other upgrades to be done, mostly graphics, now my question is what precutions should i take, do need to make a boot disc ands should i be prepred to reinstall everything and phone microsoft for a new product key. i am currently running vista ultimate 64 bit edition -- grapes
October 30th 07 08:25 PM
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Cant un-hibernate by Craig008
i have dell xps210 tha will no come out of hibernation, it says to push the power, move the mouse or press any button on the key board only no of this works, it has a usb key board and mouse that does not seem to have power sp there for can not power the system, the [pwer button does nothing and have tryed XP boot disc and still nothing, whay is going on -- grapes
October 30th 07 08:26 PM
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What Graphics card by Craig008
i am looking at upgrading my graphics card due to the lack of power in my current one. The are somethings i need to it to do including Hi res Mpeg 4, HDTV out (i have DVI to HDMI adaptor) run two screens at once, and fit in a PCI-E port, i would prefer nvidia card but am open to suggestions. apparently the 8800 series works well in this application but a tad expensive -- grapes
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September 22nd 07 01:33 PM
by peter Go to last post
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DVDRW by Craig008
Hi there i have started having some trouble with my DVD RW, it seems that it thinks every DVD that is inserted into it is a blank disc that needs preparing, not so with any CD. I have3 checked the driver and it seems to be up to date , and can find anything else that would be causing the problem, any help would be great as i use my PC as home entertainment and no DVD means no films. should i...
August 21st 07 01:42 PM
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USB Controllers??? by Craig008
i think i may have a problem with my USB controllers, if i unplug a plug and play usb devise and plug it back into the same port, vista needs to install the drivers again, ok fine but i go to install and it tells me i have the mnost upto date drivers and i do not need to install any new ones. i think this problem may be caused by my mother board as it is pre vista, if i decide to change my...
July 23rd 07 05:26 PM
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dleted a volume?? by Craig008
i think i may have deleted a volume (hard drive) from my system while trying tog et it to work again after ahve been told that it should be a dynamic volume, any ideas how to get it back. if i plug it in it asks for a driver, looks for one and cant find it, what should i do?? -- grapes
July 13th 07 08:30 PM
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Creative Zen Vision M by Craig008
i have just fixed my computer and have to re-install hardware and software, when i came to doing my vision m it says it cannot locate drivers try something else - er like what the drivers are native, it does the same for my usb hub too, any body got any ideas how to sort this lot out, vista is turning into the biggest pain in the rear ever!! -- grapes
July 12th 07 11:54 AM
by freddy Go to last post
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Pioneer DVD-RW DVR-K17A ATA not reading anything, where do i start to look to fix this? by craigbenham
I am trying to fix a problem on my dad's laptop (a Toshiba, running vista home premium) the laptop is having difficulty recognising that there is a cd or dvd in the drive. it tries to read something, you can see some sort of progress on the top bar in computer but then it asks you to insert a disk. i think the dvd drive is a PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-K17A ATA Device or possibly a TOSHIBA MK1237GSX ATA...
November 6th 08 11:11 AM
by Peter Foldes Go to last post
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Windows Mobile Device Center not finding AT&T 8525 by Crandaddy
I just got a new Vista machine and a new AT&T 8525. I downloaded and installed Windows Mobile Device Center 6.1, but it won't find the 8525. The phone is connected via USB, and it's getting power. I've read the official Microsoft troubleshooting guide (http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/devicecenter/troubleshooting.mspx), but it wasn't much help. What I've learned is that I'm supposed...
December 4th 09 11:51 PM
by Bill Regehr Go to last post
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no sound on new vista system by Crashed, crashed and burned
I have a Gateway desktop with Vista. I have a HP Officejet Pro L7680 all in one. The HP box said was "Vista compatable." When my printer is hooked up to my computer, I have no sound on my computer. (SigmaTel audio) My computer doesn't recognize the Audio drivers, I can't uninstall or reinstall them. I have downloaded the latest drivers from HP numerous times. I have been on the phone with...
December 21st 07 04:30 AM
by Jupiter Jones [MVP] Go to last post
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Lenovo wi-fi driver problem by crates (Eric Johnson)
After between 1 and 8 hours of use, my Lenovo X60s gives me a BSOD sourced to athr.sys, the driver for my Atheros wi-fi AP. Event viewer gives fault bucket 0xD1_athr+82f9f ... Anyone seen this? I can't roll the driver back, although I can probably delete the driver and install an older one which could be found on the Lenovo site. But every month or two, Windows Update does its thing and...
October 15th 08 08:11 PM
by Wandering[_2_] Go to last post
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Bluetooth adapter will not save settings by crawjoel
I cannot get my bluetooth on my computer to be discoverable - every time I go into my settings and check "make my computer discoverable" and try to apply it says "an error has occurred - bluetooth settings could not be saved. The device may not be plugged in or working properly." This is a Sony Vaio runnning Vista Home Premium.... Bluetooth device working properly, it says, drivers up to...
August 12th 09 03:31 AM
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