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  1. I've found many references to Digital Persona...

    I've found many references to Digital Persona external plug-in devices and drivers, including the one you quote. But as the fingerprint reader that is just below the keyboard is working, I clearly...
  2. The problems with the User Area, is a fundamental...

    The problems with the User Area, is a fundamental design issue with Windows and not a failure due to usage.

    As an example on a Panasonic Toughbook less than a year old W7 Pro 64-bit, I've just...
  3. Unable to change the fingerprint log-in on Dell vosto 3750

    I have a Dell vostro 3750 running W7 Home Premium, SP1, 64-bit.

    I have been using the fingerprint to log-on without any problems, until now. I want to change from my finger to my wife's finger,...
  4. I started this tread and what Payload-Specialist...

    I started this tread and what Payload-Specialist reports is all similar to my experiences. Although I was a new user of Teracopy and experiences the problems soon after I started to use it.

    I've...
  5. I've used Robocopy in Batch files which is ideal...

    I've used Robocopy in Batch files which is ideal for repetitive copying. But I'm doing many 'one-off' copies.

    I've done a lot of internet searching and it appears that many experience CRC errors,...
  6. The problem is occurring on four drives. The...

    The problem is occurring on four drives. The laptop's C: and three WD 2TB USB3 drives, which I use for archiving, back-up and general use as I've stopped using a desktop with two drives. I use...
  7. Frequent reports of 'Problem Files' with TeraCopy.

    Last year I changed from using Win XP on a desktop to using W7 Home 64bit on a new laptop. I then started to notice that copy or move of large files produced unreported errors. The files were pairs...
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    I live in the UK and use a '3' network Mi-Fi - a...

    I live in the UK and use a '3' network Mi-Fi - a Huawei E586. It's my second Mi-Fi and now my only internet connection, as I've discontinued my expensive land-line.

    It can connect up to 5 devices...
  9. I recall when as one of their dealers, Victor...

    I recall when as one of their dealers, Victor introduced the removable second hard disk drive. It was called an "ADD-PAK". Easy to remove at the end of the day and lock into a safe.

    In the...
  10. An excellent article, however it does not mention...

    An excellent article, however it does not mention OS caused failures. How often does one actually use a backed-up file! So are your files a good copy or corrupted?

    In 1978/9, I was given a CBM...
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    Offline-Signature-Collision-error - SOLVED

    The full format ran into the night, but in the morning, after a few re-boots, the problem still remained.

    The WD customer help solution did not work (I was correct about the greyed-out options)...
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    The format is still running............. Found...

    The format is still running.............

    Found this:-

    http://http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/6571/p/228,195,330/session/L3RpbWUvMTM4OTQ3NjUzMC9zaWQvanNDSlg3S2w%3D

    So WD are...
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    Thanks for a swift reply. I've been aware of...

    Thanks for a swift reply.

    I've been aware of Volume Serial Numbers from the early days of DOS, but I don't think this problem is solely related to these numbers, as my quick format changed the new...
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    Offline: Signature Collision error

    I've just bought my 3rd WD 'My Passport' 2TG USB3 drives.

    Unfortunately it can't co-exist with one of the original two using W7 Pro 64bit.

    In 'Computer Management' it's shown as being 'Offline'...
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    W7 Closing down while in use

    I have just bought a Panasonic laptop running W7 Professional 64-bit. I am setting it up to be the same as an older Panasonic laptop also running W7 Professional 64-bit.

    While in use, I'm at the...
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    Thanks CLiNT. I've now got W7 running and...

    Thanks CLiNT.

    I've now got W7 running and registered on the new larger HDD.

    While posting, I'd put an image of the XP C: volume on an old USB HDD. I had that connected and also had to go into...
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    Thanks for the link - I'll try that. The disks...

    Thanks for the link - I'll try that. The disks were bought new from Amazon UK and they show the holographic images.

    I've been updating Windows from version 1 and although often had problems with...
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    Bought new from Amazon UK and the disks show the...

    Bought new from Amazon UK and the disks show the holographic images.
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    Thanks for your reply, however if you read my...

    Thanks for your reply, however if you read my original posting you will see that W7 has never requested a previous version (OEM) disk. I've attempted to install a few times.



    Never displays...
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    Unable to upgrade to Windows 7

    I've recently bought W7 Home Premium to upgrade my old Acer desktop.

    It came new in 2008 with Vista and I quickly upgraded using the supplied OEM XP Pro disk set. In waranty the hard disk failed...
  21. About 1978/9, I had one Commodore 3040 5 1/4"...

    About 1978/9, I had one Commodore 3040 5 1/4" floppy disk. It had all of my data on it. It became corrupted, so I lost all of my data. It taught me a most important lesson - always have more than...
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    When I change the AP setting, the Mi-Fi does an...

    When I change the AP setting, the Mi-Fi does an automatic reset; closing the connection and immediately opening again. Upset my wife who was on-line at the time!

    After spending a day and a half...
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    Wi-Fi connecting a new Epson XP-405

    I have just bought a new XP-405 printer and on the outer box is has, "Easy Epson - Wireless".

    I started to install it and an hour later after all the update downloads were installed, the printer's...
  24. Slow moving of files on same drive with W7

    Just migrating to W7 from XP Pro.

    Moving files from one folder to another in XP (and before) has been faster when the two folders are on the same drive, than when on different drives as the actual...
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    Are your files in a Vista 'Virtual' folder? My...

    Are your files in a Vista 'Virtual' folder?

    My wife had Vista on her laptop. After a while we discovered that many files she had downloaded from Ancestry (family tree), had not been backed-up to...
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