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10-12-06, 09:38 PM
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Posted By beantowner

I figured it was probably something I didn't want...

I figured it was probably something I didn't want to mess with. Thanks for the info!
10-12-06, 01:16 PM
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Posted By beantowner

Ground Wire

During a recent replacement of my main water line, the plumber doing the job informed me that I don't have a ground wire to the house (he found this out when the water line carried a current of...
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Posted By beantowner

I've seen this problem quite a few times with...

I've seen this problem quite a few times with printers (KB 298370), but not so much with on board USB.

Has this been happening since you first loaded the OS? What OS was originally on the box?
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Posted By beantowner

jp13, Are you able to identify the names of...

jp13,

Are you able to identify the names of these programs being run? As stated earlier, they may be some form of scumware... then again, they may also just be a screensaver.

Before you start...
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Posted By beantowner

Come on now, that's taking the easy way out!! ...

Come on now, that's taking the easy way out!! LOL Glad you got things working again! =)
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Posted By beantowner

Rather than have you go in and manually change...

Rather than have you go in and manually change the action items, let's try this first:

Go to http://www.winamp.com/player/free.php

There are three free versions you can download (Bundle, Full...
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Posted By beantowner

So under "Actions" in the Advanced properties of...

So under "Actions" in the Advanced properties of AudioCD, it says "Dell Media Experience"? It doesn't say "Play" or "Command", or both?

Is there any way you can take a screenshot of that screen...
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Posted By beantowner

As Pendragon stated, be sure you're sharing the...

As Pendragon stated, be sure you're sharing the printer. Once you know the IP address you can try going to the Run box and typing \\xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx (where xxx = the octets of the IP). If the...
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Posted By beantowner

dbone, Do you know the IP address of the...

dbone,

Do you know the IP address of the printer?
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Posted By beantowner

If the printer has already been installed on the...

If the printer has already been installed on the machine, it will show up under the installed printers list regardless of whether or not it was functioning properly.

Do you recall, when was the...
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Posted By beantowner

AudioCD, DVD, Autoplay and a few others will all...

AudioCD, DVD, Autoplay and a few others will all say "(NONE)".

Single click on AudioCD and press "Advanced", what does it say under "Actions"?

After this we're going to change your CDA...
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Posted By beantowner

Do you know if her computer is actually able to...

Do you know if her computer is actually able to see the printer on the network?
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Posted By beantowner

It seems to me, at this point anyway, that your...

It seems to me, at this point anyway, that your Autorun has been disabled and your file association for CDA files has been changed.

If you want to enable autorun, do a quick Google search for...
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Posted By beantowner

What I'm gathering so far, is that you're able to...

What I'm gathering so far, is that you're able to open data files without issue (those on the DVD), but music files give an association error. When you pick a program to open the audio files,...
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Posted By beantowner

This is one of those issues that can be caused by...

This is one of those issues that can be caused by a million different things. The easiest way to test the network adapter is to hook your laptop into another device using the same cable and see if...
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Posted By beantowner

A lot of questions, I know, but when when you...

A lot of questions, I know, but when when you said you were able to see the DVD... you mean you were actually able to double click on it and see the contents of the disc, correct?
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Posted By beantowner

dbone, Are you simply trying to share files...

dbone,

Are you simply trying to share files & a printer solely?
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Posted By beantowner

While at Radio Shack, see if they have one of...

While at Radio Shack, see if they have one of those "Try AOL Free" CDs... if so, put it into your drive and see if it's recognized. No need to actually install the software, just see if the drive...
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Posted By beantowner

You can purchase a CD / DVD drive cleaner at just...

You can purchase a CD / DVD drive cleaner at just about any computer / home electronics store.

What makes me wonder is the message you get about file associations. Do you get this same message...
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Posted By beantowner

I believe it's always a safe bet to go with the...

I believe it's always a safe bet to go with the same manufacturer. However, I've never had an issue using a repeater from different manufacturer than that of the AP (not that it can't happen).
...
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Posted By beantowner

I suggest purchasing a "repeater", it basically...

I suggest purchasing a "repeater", it basically regenerates your network's signal to increase the range. They're fairly cheap, too.
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Posted By beantowner

As suggested by chfite, there are many programs...

As suggested by chfite, there are many programs (quite a few of them are free) that you can use to encrypt & protect the data on the drive. However, getting the drive to automatically launch a...
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Posted By beantowner

fxcarden, The CPU & Memory usage you're...

fxcarden,

The CPU & Memory usage you're seeing is the worm running it's SMTP engine. The "MM" in the worm name signifies "Mass Mailer", basically the worm uses it's own SMTP engine to email...
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Posted By beantowner

What type of laptop is she using (Apple or PC)?

What type of laptop is she using (Apple or PC)?
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Posted By beantowner

Tae, Excellent point! =) EGreen, The...

Tae, Excellent point! =)

EGreen,

The way I see it, computer diagnosis & medical diagnosis are very much alike in that it's very difficult to recommend a treatment if the doc doesn't know all...
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