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    Wireless router and Windows 7 - No Go!!

    well,l i am able to connect going directly from the cable modem to my system. so there is something amiss between the router and the modem and/or my system. FYI: modem: Motorola Surfboard SB5100 router: Linksys G Wireless, Model WRT54GS running: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit i'll have to wait...
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    Wireless router and Windows 7 - No Go!!

    i'll definitely try the ipconfig test to see where it leads me. but i'll try the connection of my machine alone with the modem first and go from there. Thanks!!
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    Wireless router and Windows 7 - No Go!!

    My son bought a Linksys G wireless router last night. He has an HP laptop running 64-bit Vista and my desktop is running 64-bit Windows 7. He setup the router and is able to connect to the internet but I cannot connect, not even to 192.168.1.1 address or the IP for my modem...nothing. He...
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    Line in for MP3 player -- sound distorted

    I am running Windows 7 beta. When I plug my MP3 player or phone MP3s into the input of my computer the sound is totally distorted coming out of the speakers. Any sound from any websites is fine and all of my music in Windows Media Player sounds fine. It's just my external devices going to the...
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    Port Forwarding on a Westell Help!

    i feel for ya. i was trying to do port forwarding on my westell 327W last night and got absolutely NOWHERE. with the service i wanted to use the forwarding for, it kept telling me that the port was closed, no matter how many different ports i tried. i've also checked out different blogs and...
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    Computer will not boot into XP in any mode

    i saw Rich_M's post on another thread here regarding this same problem. he suggested running the XP disc and recovery program with chkdsk /r. tried it and now we're back to normal. Thanks Rich!!!!!
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    Computer will not boot into XP in any mode

    i'll have to give it another go round when i get home and look at all possible scenarios and fixes. i was in a hurry this morning before i left for work and couldn't spend a whole lot of time with it, so it's back to the drawing board later. and yes....WORST case scenario is reinstalling XP...
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    Computer will not boot into XP in any mode

    all i have is my XP disc. the HP recovery disc has all the old ME crap on it. i don't want to go there, that's for sure.
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    Computer will not boot into XP in any mode

    the drive shouldn't be or isn't partitioned for any reason that i can think of. it's an HP Pavillion by the way if that helps.
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    Computer will not boot into XP in any mode

    i turned on my computer this morning and got the screen stating something to the effect that my computer may not have been shut down properly and then asking if i want to boot in Safe Mode, last known good configuration, etc. etc. so i tried to boot from "last known good configuration" to no...
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    Upgrade to Vista?

    to tell you the truth, i didn't even upgrade from ME to XP until just over a year ago. i'll probably upgrade to Vista in about 4 years when 30% of the bugs are worked out of it.
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    "Thumb" and .db files -- OK to dump??

    so would it be safe to dump any/all .db files or do i have to look and see what particular program it is associated with?
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    "Thumb" and .db files -- OK to dump??

    my son's computer seems to be gathering all of these "thumb" files and .db files on his system as of late. i would assume the thumb files could be dumped without any problem but what about the .db files? i'm sure they are associated with more than one program and i don't want to make the...
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    Cannot log onto internet

    i have Verizon DSL and am using a Westell 327 VersaLink. my son's computer is running a ethernet cable from the Westell to his computer. everything has been working fine until yesterday. now his system will not log onto the internet. neither firefox nor IE will connect. everytime we try we...
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    Streaming audio/video hiccups, burps, rebuffers still!!

    gee...i guess i'm the only person in the world with streaming audio problems and rebuffering. :rolleyes: :D :D
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