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    More optical drive woes

    I have a Toshiba C55 laptop running Win7 x64. On Woody's green light, I installed the latest round of updates, which apparently broke the CD/DVD drive. System can't or won't see it. Twice I have...
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    Hi RG: Do you know why this is? Now ya scared...

    Hi RG:
    Do you know why this is? Now ya scared me!
    Thanx,
    Tom
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    Pima: Thunderbird flagged it for me too. This...

    Pima: Thunderbird flagged it for me too. This seems to happen with some regularity.
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    Happy paid subscriber here. I don't mind an...

    Happy paid subscriber here. I don't mind an occasional column about Linux; I sometimes experiment with live CD's. I don't consider such information useless. What I usually skip are all the columns...
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    SOLVED Toshiba's diagnostic tree led me to a...

    SOLVED
    Toshiba's diagnostic tree led me to a Microsoft Fix-it specific to Matsushita DVD drives.
    Thanx to all for your responses.
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    Martin: Most likely true. When I have time I...

    Martin:
    Most likely true. When I have time I will try reading the DVD with my wife's Win 7 laptop and report the result
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    Thanks Roland and CLiNT. I think going forward I...

    Thanks Roland and CLiNT. I think going forward I will copy the necessary files one by one. The nice thing about having multiple computers on a wireless network is that there is almost always a...
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    Problem reading DVD

    I have a DVD containing various .mp3 files and .pdf files sorted into a folder structure. I'm fairly certain it was burned on a Mac system. My old laptop running Vista Home Premium x64 can read and...
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    I highly recommend the Logitech M510 wireless...

    I highly recommend the Logitech M510 wireless mouse. Works well, durable, and as someone pointed out, has a sleep mode to extend battery life. I combined this with a Logitech keyboard to turn my...
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    LesF: You might also consider FastStone Photo...

    LesF:

    You might also consider FastStone Photo Resizer. It's free. I haven't used the renaming capability, but if it works as well as the re-sizing and text adding features, it will probably do...
  11. DG: Thanx for the explanation. It makes sense...

    DG:

    Thanx for the explanation. It makes sense given the configuration of the computer (the "F" drive shown is most likely the SD card reader).

    Tom
  12. RG: I updated Reflect to the latest version,...

    RG:

    I updated Reflect to the latest version, created a new WinPE boot disk, and....same exact result.
    Guess I'll keep using ShadowProtect to image the old box.
    Thank you for your help and your...
  13. Hi RG and thanks for the reply. These are...

    Hi RG and thanks for the reply.

    These are digital camera shots as I can't make screen shots when booted from the boot CD's. (I always use boot CD's to make images.) The first shows the...
  14. Question about Vista system reserved (boot) partition

    Greetings:
    I may be overthinking this, but here goes: I have an older Vista laptop (home premium 64 bit) which is now used as an alternate system. I've recently been switching over from...
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    Mel: I don't have the verify option under the...

    Mel:

    I don't have the verify option under the "advanced options" link when free version MR is started within Windows. However, I almost always create images by starting the computer from the boot...
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    I also use the free version, also run from the...

    I also use the free version, also run from the WinPE boot CD. This works in my version as well.
  17. I have the address in my address book but...

    I have the address in my address book but Thunderbird insists on warning me "this message may be a scam." I receive the weekly email through Gmail into Thunderbird via IMAP.
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    I had a similar problem with the "new" version of...

    I had a similar problem with the "new" version of Yahoo! mail. Never tried it with IE, but it always happened with FF, current and patched version, current and patched 64 bit OS's (Vista and 7 both)....
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