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    [SOLVED] The "HowToGeek" article seems to have been...

    The "HowToGeek" article seems to have been written for the beta version of windows 8, 8.1 behaves differently.

    Windows startup settings is no longer one of the Advanced options and that screen is...
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    [SOLVED] Coochin sent privately:

    Coochin sent privately:
    <<<I have seen this problem a few times on customers' Win8/8.1 computers after running "Offline NT Password & Registry Editor" (Petter Nordahl-Hagen). From memory there was...
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    [SOLVED] What the hell, why not? Went back to zero,...

    What the hell, why not?

    Went back to zero, removed and scanned the disk, reinstalled and then re-ran WCP.

    Because of the hibernation problem, I had to blow it off. At step 4 - Writing back...
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    [SOLVED] Back to the original problem. I finally got a...

    Back to the original problem.

    I finally got a chance to mess with it today and, at first, I searched for a way to open the screw-less laptop. Using two less-than-stirling youTube videos (both came...
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    [SOLVED] Coochin, Mine is a Pavilion laptop which,...

    Coochin,

    Mine is a Pavilion laptop which, unlike my older laptops, has a cover on the bottom and I don't know how to get the drive out.

    I have a version of Bart's PE on my W7 machine that I...
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    [SOLVED] Alas, this is the one I referred to as Petter...

    Alas, this is the one I referred to as Petter Nordahl-Hagen's "Windows Change Password," a name I read from the text file. It found the system hibernated and when I clicked on "bust the hibernation,"...
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    [SOLVED] Password reset Win 8.1

    HP Pavilion, Windows 8.1 will not accept last known password after regular update session; need help as usual.

    My HP Pavilion, started with W8 and upgraded to 8.1, is a never ending problem for...
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    network state of grace

    Does win 7 have a "state of grace," some function of network protocols where all sins are forgiven, where we can go back to zero and start over?

    Simple things like printing to a wireless printer...
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    [SOLVED] Thanks to all, I think I have what I need. Nobody...

    Thanks to all, I think I have what I need. Nobody is going to look at deleted files or what's in the free space. He's so damned old I can't imagine what he's worried about but he's worried.

    This...
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    [SOLVED] What am I trying to achieve? I want to leave...

    What am I trying to achieve?

    I want to leave his computer in a state that a casual family member, not an expert, would not stubble upon something that would cast my friend in a bad light. He's...
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    [SOLVED] To be a friend

    "They" say, "A true friend is somebody who will go in and delete your internet history when you die."

    A colleague is in hospital with a small but non-zero chance of coming out in a box. I have...
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    When some other pressing matters are out of the...

    When some other pressing matters are out of the way, I am going to sit down with the troubleshooting plans that were recommended to me here and try to resolve this networking mess. The fact that it...
  13. [SOLVED] What a difference a day makes....

    <sings> What a difference a day makes....</shuts up, thank god>

    The messagebox asked "Would you like to install updates?" Oh, what the hell, why not - click.

    This morning for the FIRST time,...
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    Sorry, I am not a Dr Who fan.

    Sorry, I am not a Dr Who fan.
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    I did one thing at a time with the two boxes...

    I did one thing at a time with the two boxes hard-wired to the router and also running back and forth to my wife's office to try the wi-fi. I was thinking about mutual back-ups, mine to hers and hers...
  16. [SOLVED] Sorry, the GPS is M-1000C, just the GPS chip and...

    Sorry, the GPS is M-1000C, just the GPS chip and the bluetooth radio with no data logging capacity. I used it successfully with a usb bluetooth receiver on an older laptop that was stolen.

    the...
  17. [SOLVED] Just sent a request to Holux for driver...

    Just sent a request to Holux for driver information. We'll see.
  18. [SOLVED] Bluetooth, bluetooth, wherefore art thou?

    HP pavilion dm1-4310nr fights with Holux C1000 bluetooth GPS, Dan Lynch knocked out in second round.

    The computer is massively infected with Windows 8, it crawled to a stop that I could not break...
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    Thank you all for your help. This issue has...

    Thank you all for your help. This issue has exceeded the time available so it's over.

    Nothing I have done makes any sense, conditions change by the day. Yesterday, the network map on all three...
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    Curiouser and curiouser. The workgroup is MAYO...

    Curiouser and curiouser.

    The workgroup is MAYO having three computers on a Linksys E900 router:
    deskstone is primary, hardwired to the router, Windows 7 pro
    patdow is new, is hardwired to the...
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    I have already done this in advanced sharing;...

    I have already done this in advanced sharing; everything for everybody.

    When I started today (Sunday) none of the computers can see anything except the wireless printer.

    Ruirib's suggestion to...
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    Here is an existential question. Why am I (why...

    Here is an existential question. Why am I (why are we, considering the other posts I have seen) having network problems with Windows 7 on two or three computers at home while millions of people use...
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    Why can't I connect to other computers?

    Three machines, two of them hard-wired to the router, one on wi-fi. All Win 7, two home one pro. Second hard-wired machine is being built for sister-in-law (called new). Either No permission to...
  24. A partial win 7 / win 8 network with permission problems

    Three computers, two OS versions, one workgroup, NO permissions (well, it depends)

    The workgroup consists of two homebuilts running windows 7; Pro on the big one and Home on the other, and a...
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    Damned humorless people (or bots). Windows 7...

    Damned humorless people (or bots). Windows 7 works just fine on both machines. My intention was to joke about a "notwork" as opposed to a "network." Guess I'm not allowed.
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