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    Creative Support?

    Following is a response to my request for support for 5.1 5300 Speakers As the product has been launch in the market for quite sometime, I am sorry to inform you that the requested support is no longer available due to product hardware limitation/ End of Service Life EOSL product. Thus, we...
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    Virginmedia - how to remove intercepting dns errors

    Always used Opendns so i have never come across this problem. Have tried Google DNS and cannot see much difference.
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    Windows 7 tells me that my hard disk will fail

    The disk in question is in a Toshiba Poetage 3480CT which started out as a Win98 machine. Because i have plenty of time on my hands I upgraded it to WinXP with only a USB Floppy. Just trying to push the envelope. It was given to me and has worked for me consistently whenever I tried it for...
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    Windows 7 tells me that my hard disk will fail

    Thank you for your comment I tried formatting disk and it still shows under SMART 64 reassigned bytes. Then tried a Prog called SelfImage got as far as installing to Laptop but it reset with a partition error. Now given up the idea and am now experimenting with installing WinXP through PXE.
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    Windows 7 tells me that my hard disk will fail

    Thanks for your response. On a previous attempt Win 7 install said I needed 6262Mb to install So i deleted my Backup partition to achieve current available space. I am hoping that there is a workaround for the disk will fail soon so i can continue. FYI there is no CDrom available only Floppy. I...
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    Windows 7 tells me that my hard disk will fail

    Thanks for your response I have tried again a couple of times and pressed refresh but no option to ignore it has appeared. Ignoring the fail and pressing Next gives the Warning about Windows.old and after accepting that it says unable to locate a valid hard drive to store temporary files To...
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    Windows 7 tells me that my hard disk will fail

    This happens during installation and is reporting on a Toshiba 12GB MK121 4GAP Its an old very old Laptop meant to be running on Win98. Is there a workaround to ignore this report? Tia
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    Strange Views

    Backed up a collection of files to a DVD using Imgburn, a process I have done often and successfully. This time however somehow the View on the DVD only has changed to Displaying under NAME Earlier this Year, Last year, 2 Years Ago and A long Time Ago with the appropiate files underneath. I have...
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    Shrunken Igoogle Search

    Thank you for your reply I created another User and tried to recreate the problem. When I found I could not I deleted original User. Many thanks.
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    Rename Admin Problem

    Set up new operating system XP Pro with Administrator Account and An account called Admin with Administrative priviliges. Ok so far. i then tried renaming the Admin Account to mike this appeared to work and i can now Login automatically to mike thanks to TweakuiXP. When i log off it says logoff...
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    Shrunken Igoogle Search

    Whilst playing around with Icon sizing vert/horiz etc I suddenly found my Igoogle search box had reduced in size greatly so small as to make input unreadable. Ordinary google search box OK?Anyone come across this or can offer a solution? Tia
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    New search options

    nice to post a solution to my own post. In very small print and accompanied by the dog we all love and know, you will find bottom left in the search options a link to the old search which fortunately works on opticals.
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    New search options

    Having downloaded the new windows search facility onto my xp pro pc i now have a problem with searching a cdrom it says that it is not indexed and then does not let me index the cdrom. Any answers? Tia
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    Latest Windows XP Search Option

    I downloaded the new search on Patch Tuesday and only realised today that there appears to be no way of searching a cdrom. Error message is Folder D: has not been indexed. Tia
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    IDE to SATA

    Thats helped me make my mind up! Thankyou
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    IDE to SATA

    I have a P4V8X-X Which has a SATA socket could I use this adaptor and boot straight off? Is any speed increase worth the effort?
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    Thinkpad 770 iexplorer woes

    Thank you its been a real saga given to me last week as a win95 fat16 laptop with only a floppy disk available. Then after beating all the problems i can now access the internet from win2k, i was really pleased when it all came right
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    Thinkpad 770 iexplorer woes

    Many thanks for your interest but it turned out to be services not set correctly. we live and learn!!
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    Thinkpad 770 iexplorer woes

    Buffalo router IP is 192.168.11.1 and Thinkpad Ipconfig /all showsIP Address of 192.168.11.3 with Gateway, DHCP and DNS server set to 192.168.11.1 I can copy files in both directions. Any suggestions gratefully received
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    Thinkpad 770 iexplorer woes

    Have managed to upgrade an old Thinkpad laptop to win2k and am able to network it wirelessly to buffalo router. My problem is after upgrading to IE6 I cannot connect to the internet. BTW Only 64k RAM. have also tried firefox. Tia