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  1. That's what I'll try if there is a next time. ...

    That's what I'll try if there is a next time.

    (Though I am still curious what is happening "under the hood.")
  2. All the "usual suspects" aren't guilty, which...

    All the "usual suspects" aren't guilty, which makes it harder to pin down the real ones.
  3. Once booted back into Windows, if I see the red...

    Once booted back into Windows, if I see the red X, letting Windows try to repair the problem always fails.
    Going back to a restore point always fixes it, which is why I've gotten lazy.
    I have lots...
  4. I should add that that these crashes are where...

    I should add that that these crashes are where something got out of control, and I had to power cycle the machine to regain control.

    Some times I rebuilt the page file out of habit, since it might...
  5. The system is a Dell with sound built into the...

    The system is a Dell with sound built into the motherboard, and came with Win7 64-bit HP installed already.

    I am not using sound when the crash happens, and most of the discussions I've seen...
  6. What is messed up when the speaker icon red "X" doesn't go away?

    When my Win 7 64-bit Home Premium system boots normally, the speaker icon with have a red "X" over it briefly, then the "X" disappears, as it should.

    But when some sort of crash happens, upon...
  7. Thread: Bsod

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    After some discussion with a Dell tech on their...

    After some discussion with a Dell tech on their support forum, they sent me some replacement RAM, which seems to have solved my problems. I learned that Dell machines are finicky about RAM, and that...
  8. Thread: Bsod

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    The base system was bought from Dell Outlet,...

    The base system was bought from Dell Outlet, which is re-certified equipment with the same warranty as new. While I have some diagnostic software for the 32-bit XP class machines, I am new to 64-bit...
  9. Thread: Bsod

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    It seems there are two types of RAM problems,...

    It seems there are two types of RAM problems, actually bad modules, and good modules in slots that just don't work properly due to timing or other issues. (E.g., which slot the motherboard "wants"...
  10. Thread: Bsod

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    The general theme that has me wondering is that I...

    The general theme that has me wondering is that I don't find reports of crashes happening while running the various stress tests that are out there. In other words, I don't see someone saying that...
  11. Thread: Bsod

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    I've been setting up a Windows 7 system,...

    I've been setting up a Windows 7 system, duplicating what I have on my XP system, slowly and carefully, and have noticed this random unrelated BSOD problem, and wanted to post on this forum about it,...
  12. For just avoiding the UAC prompt, I wonder if the...

    For just avoiding the UAC prompt, I wonder if the program offered at "UAC Trust Shortcut-Bypass the UAC prompt while running a program"...
  13. I'm having the same problem, and am wondering if...

    I'm having the same problem, and am wondering if that Matching Information screen info is somehow not matching what the UAC screen thinks it sees. The MS page...
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    The other thing I noticed, that needs further...

    The other thing I noticed, that needs further investigation, is that the BSOD I get is not while doing something, but at the logon screen before I log on. But, it seems that Window 7 doesn't have a...
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    Now that I've had time to actually boot back into...

    Now that I've had time to actually boot back into the Windows 7 system, there are more usb*.* files in system32\drivers, than when I first looked, and the relevant ones have a local date of 3-24-11,...
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    Further investigating found Microsoft's own...

    Further investigating found Microsoft's own "Steps to follow before you install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 from the Microsoft Download Center" (KB 2505743) where step 3 has three, not just two, updates...
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    The SP1 update itself appeared to work. The way I...

    The SP1 update itself appeared to work. The way I determined that there was a problem was comparing the dates of my USB drivers to the "25-Mar-2011" date shown in KB 2529073.

    One thing I didn't...
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    SP1 + KB2529073 problems

    On a new Dell Inspiron 580 running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 video card that I put in, with only the graphics drivers installed, trying to follow the advice in a...
  19. Re: Menu and Toolbar customization problems (Excel

    There is one entry for WOPR 2003 itself, but not the individual programs, i.e., Word, Excel.

    Trying WOPR's own "Add/Remove WOPR Components" does remove the three items from Excel's Tools menu,...
  20. Re: Menu and Toolbar customization problems (Excel

    The COM Add-Ins dialog box has no "Add-Ins available" listed.
  21. Re: Menu and Toolbar customization problems (Excel

    The process that happened after I clicked on WOPR2003.exe on the CD.

    It added things like:
    HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftOfficeExcelAddinsEnveloperCOM03.dsrEnveloperXl...
  22. Re: Menu and Toolbar customization problems (Excel

    Those are the ideas I was trying out before posting here.

    What I'm trying to say, politely, is that *I* didn't put the WOPR items in the Tools menu, so I don't know what is needed to get them...
  23. Re: Menu and Toolbar customization problems (Excel

    Being in Tools-Customize, then dragging the WOPR items off the Tools menu gets them off for the current session only.
    When I exit and re-start Excel, they are back.

    That's why I was trying the...
  24. Re: Menu and Toolbar customization problems (Excel

    The main part of my question is how to remove the three Tools menu WOPR items, which I did not put there in the first place,. nor was given the choice during the installation.

    If they could be...
  25. Menu and Toolbar customization problems (Excel 200

    (Edited by HansV to provide link to post - see <!help=19>Help 19<!/help>)

    Is there any further word on the "ToolBar customizations won't stay (Excel 2000)" thread from 2001?
    <post#=62835>post...
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