3 Vista issues...

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by dreamliner77, Jun 14, 2006.

  1. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    1) Microsoft Intellimouse 2.0 drivers. I miss my horizontal scroll wheel...

    2) Unknown device in device manager and I can't figure out what the hell it is. I have an nforce2 mobo and my guess is that it might be something to do with nvraid. I'm not running raid.

    3) I have a Hawking 54G wireless card. I can't figure out how to make it automatically connect. Also, when I manually connect, I get a limited connection error but I I "ask" windows to investigate this, it says there is no error and connects.
     
  2. ShepsCrook

    ShepsCrook Red Sox Fan!

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    My wireless isn't hawking, but I can't automatically connect from hibernation, as well as startup. It's been an issue for a long time. Unless I've overlooked something, but either way, I think that should be a default.
     
  3. ray_gillespie

    ray_gillespie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Ah, I had the same problem with my intellimouse, I ran Windows Update and then it started working! Try that mate.
     
  4. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    mine didnt like coming out of sleep, and sometimes going into screensaver caused it to lockup. Back to XP now, need something a wee bit more stable for development work :p
     
  5. dreamliner77

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    no dice on Windows Update for helping the mouse...
     
  6. ShepsCrook

    ShepsCrook Red Sox Fan!

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    Yeah, I get a lot of Lockups. Media files like Flash files, and .wav files seem to be complete lockups. The g/f is getting sick of it. So I might take the laptop back to XP and just wait on Vista, although it's fun reinstalling the new version of vista every other week.
     
  7. EuroTrash

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    Have to agree with you there. I'm getting some crazy freeze ups. Having about 6 tabs in Firefox is about enough to get my cpu at 100%. WMP trying to find new files took about a day with a folder that had 2 cd's in it. Not to mention the screensaver lag out when I get back on or switch users.
     
  8. ShepsCrook

    ShepsCrook Red Sox Fan!

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    It sounds like your issues are worse than mine. My laptop is just an Athlon XP 1800, with 768mb ram, a Radeon 320m video card, and a 40GB 5400RPM HD.
     
  9. EuroTrash

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    yeah, that's my main compy. It's driving me nuts. Thinking about trying the 64bit edition....
     
  10. ShepsCrook

    ShepsCrook Red Sox Fan!

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    I can't try that. Don't really want to. Either way, I've had my fun with Vista. It doesn't impress me as much now.
     
  11. trackrat

    trackrat Birmingham UK

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    I have tried both versions and the 32bit is a lot more compatable with drivers than the 64bit.
     
  12. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    It's not the version that is the factor, it's the amount of 32-bit drivers currently available vs. the amount of 64-bit drivers currently available :)
     
  13. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Try disabling IPv6 for that connection.
     
  14. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    EP,

    It's already disabled.
     
  15. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    anyone else having lots or problems with the search feature?
     
  16. dave holbon

    dave holbon Moderator

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    I’m having problems with actually just displaying what’s on my hard drives as Vista hides everything on my old C drive except for the Vista installation which under XP was the D drive (which XP boots from) and I can’t seem to locate any utility to display what’s actually on the drives in terms of files.


    You can search for them but this is tedious and unnecessary as I already know where they are, what a mess.

    :eek:
     
  17. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    I had this problem too, and there is a way to solve it, I just forget it off the top of my head. I'll let you know when I boot back into Vista.
     
  18. dave holbon

    dave holbon Moderator

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    Waiting with anticipation.
     
  19. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    How about the Windows Firewall mate? Disable the service and reboot.

    Not sure whats going on there Dave, only got one partition for my install and can see all on the C:\ drive. (not actually tried an upgrade yet)
     
  20. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Soon as I'm done reading new posts...

    and no, I haven't rebooted yet.