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Forum: General Computer Support 15. Aug 2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 19,651
Posted By mistywindow
Test your RAM: http://www.memtest.org/ If...

Test your RAM:
http://www.memtest.org/

If you have more than one RAM module remove one at a time to test.

:)
Forum: General Computer Support 15. Aug 2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,082
Posted By mistywindow
Try Vista System File Checker which repairs or...

Try Vista System File Checker which repairs or replaces missing and corrupt OS files:

1. Click Start » All Programs » Accessories.
2. Right click Command Prompt.
3. Select Run as...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 01. Aug 2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,796
Posted By mistywindow
Winbubbles and it's companion Winflog are very...

Winbubbles and it's companion Winflog are very good:
http://unlockforus.blogspot.com/2007/11/winbubbles-features-gap.html
http://unlockforus.blogspot.com/2008/01/winflog-turns-off-your-monitor.html
Forum: General Computer Support 27. Jul 2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,749
Posted By mistywindow
Yes, but only if the other machines have exactly...

Yes, but only if the other machines have exactly the same hardware.
You can do it without the same hardware but it's arguably messy. You'll need to uninstall/install different drivers. You end up...
Forum: General Computer Support 24. Jul 2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,179
Posted By mistywindow
Have you checked whether the front ports are USB...

Have you checked whether the front ports are USB 2? If they're USB 1 (40 times slower than USB 2) they may be too slow for the modem.
Forum: General Computer Support 23. Jul 2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,986
Posted By mistywindow
Running chkdsk on the drives may help.

Running chkdsk on the drives may help.
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 15. Jul 2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,085
Posted By mistywindow
Good point. Xmarks is also invaluable if you...

Good point.

Xmarks is also invaluable if you use more than one computer. It automatically syncs your bookmarks/favorites between as many machines and browsers as you wish.

Works in IE, Firefox,...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 15. Jul 2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,085
Posted By mistywindow
I feel your pain

Been there, done that. I have a couple of thousand bookmarks. :(

There are two ways around it.


Bite the bullet and sort them all out one by one.
Delete the whole lot and start afresh.
...
Forum: General Computer Support 14. Jul 2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 148,403
Posted By mistywindow
Here's how to do it: ...

Here's how to do it:
http://www.pctipsbox.com/installing-windows-xp-using-a-usb-flash-drive/

:)
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 13. Jul 2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,083
Posted By mistywindow
For text recognition, there's some good advice...

For text recognition, there's some good advice here:
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/top-5-free-ocr-software-tools-to-convert-your-images-into-text-nb/

:)
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 13. Jul 2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,083
Posted By mistywindow
Welcome to the forum anne-ology. I haven't...

Welcome to the forum anne-ology.

I haven't used it, but FreeKapture may do the job.
http://download.cnet.com/FreeKapture/3000-2094_4-10673689.html

But maybe you should uninstall the HP...
Forum: General Computer Support 12. Jul 2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,728
Posted By mistywindow
Make an image!

Create a backup image. It will save you future pain.
http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-drive-imaging-program.htm

:)
Forum: General Computer Support 09. Jul 2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,728
Posted By mistywindow
PSU tester

A multimeter isn't entirely satisfactory for testing PSUs. You can only use it by back-probing when the machine is running. You need a PSU tester like this:...
Forum: General Computer Support 08. Jul 2010, 04:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,891
Posted By mistywindow
Unfortunately, Bernardz stated in the question...

Unfortunately, Bernardz stated in the question that the program can't be re-installed. Which is why i suggested he create an image before messing with his installation.

:(
Forum: General Computer Support 07. Jul 2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,891
Posted By mistywindow
On most motherboards there's a keyboard shortcut...

On most motherboards there's a keyboard shortcut at boot which enables drive selection- F12 is a common one. Although if it's an old motherboard that facility may not be available.

If your...
Forum: General Computer Support 07. Jul 2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,891
Posted By mistywindow
The satisfactory answer depends upon the specs of...

The satisfactory answer depends upon the specs of the machine. Most XP machines would not have sufficient RAM/CPU power to run Windows 7 in a virtual machine. Your best bet would probably be to dual...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 05. Jul 2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,647
Posted By mistywindow
I haven't tried it, but this seems to do the job:...

I haven't tried it, but this seems to do the job:
http://www.elongsoft.com/hidewindow/hidewindow.htm
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 05. Jul 2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,031
Posted By mistywindow
In XP you can right click on a file name, choose...

In XP you can right click on a file name, choose Properties from the context menu, choose the Summary tab and do what you require....
Forum: General Computer Support 05. Jul 2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,728
Posted By mistywindow
Try Windows' System File Checker

Assuming that it's not a HDD failure, run System File Checker to restore and/or repair all Windows files:


Start » Run » Type “sfc /scannow” without the quotes. There’s a space before the /.
...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 22. Jun 2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,390
Posted By mistywindow
Free version

There's a free version of e-Book Maestro here:
http://www.freedownloadmanager.org/downloads/EBook_Maestro_FREE_41149_p/
Forum: Website Design, Support and Maintenance 21. Jun 2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,360
Posted By mistywindow
Any luck?

Are you getting anywhere wino369? Do you need more information?
Forum: General Computer Support 20. Jun 2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,800
Posted By mistywindow
The easiest way would be to create a Home Group...

The easiest way would be to create a Home Group on your Windows 7 machine:
http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/10518-home-groups-vista-xp.html

Then follow the instructions give here to...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 20. Jun 2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,722
Posted By mistywindow
Fast Duplicate File Finder works over a network...

Fast Duplicate File Finder works over a network but you must pay to get the full functionality. You can try it first to see if it's worth the fiscal pain. :(

Fast Duplicate File Finder...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 20. Jun 2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,937
Posted By mistywindow
You could try synchronising the folders: ...

You could try synchronising the folders:
http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-folder-synchronization-utility.htm

I like SyncBack free version which is only given an "also-ran" mention by the...
Forum: Website Design, Support and Maintenance 20. Jun 2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,360
Posted By mistywindow
Wink Stop press

If you haven't managed to connect FileZilla to your site, here's how:



In the Host box enter:
ftp.yoursitename.com
(or .net.uk or whatever)
In the Username box enter the Username given...
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