How can I block access to the hard drive to windows when the computer is blocked?
When I leave the computer on and 'blocked' option it accesses the hard drive and "work like crazy. Simple I want to block all the software to access the disk hard until I connect again.
I want the computer to be available on the network, but does not.
Sorry, but that is simply not possible. Each computer doing something, if you're connected or not, each tick every millisecond it's on. If you could freeze the process somehow, you would also freeze the processes and services that would allow you to access the network. Better, we advise to leave it alone, lock to prevent others from accessing and then do what you need to on the network.
How can I play DVDs from my hard drive with windows XP?
If you have a decdoer of installed dvd, usually with packages like power dvd etc that allow you to watch a dvd in your dvd drive, and then later versions of Media Player will also play your DVDs, and all of these programs that play said removable DVD.
My C: drive is almost full, how can I move to my new hard drive F: programs to free up space on the C: drive?
You can not move installed programs
you will need to uninstall them and reinstall them on your F: drive
and read this;
see if this program helps you to determine what is take up space
by default system restore will have up to 15% of the capacity of the hard disk
you would like to reduce this amount
also use disk cleanup
The other Options tab is available when you choose to clean up the files of all users on the computer. This tab includes two additional ways to free disk space even more:
Programs and features. Open programs and features in Control Panel, where you can uninstall programs you no longer use. The column size in programs and features shows how much disk space each program uses.
System Restore and shadow copies. Guests delete you all but the most recent restore point on the disc.
also scan for malware
Download update and scan with the free version of malwarebytes anti-malware
and read these information from microsoft on windows optimization
How can I identify a defective internal hard drive to be replaced on a macpro 2009 beginning el capitan running
A good starting point is the Information System (Option while clicking the Menu Apple key). At the hardware level, click on Express SATA/SATA and look for the SMART State in the bottom right pane for each HD listed in the upper pane right. Unless the State is OK, looks like not verified. If the drive is totally dead, search for a missing list for a drive Bay, you know is filled.
My printer tells me that my computer is not listed. How can I enable scan of the computer
Double-click the printer icon on your desktop.
In the new screen, click "manage the scan of the computer.
In the new screen tick the Automatic start scan of the computer...
and click on the Activate button.
How can I share network between the computer laptop windows 7 into a window of 8 tab?
Thanks for posting your query in the Microsoft Community Forums.
I understand from the description of the issue you are trying to share the computer network between Windows 7 and Windows 8. I will certainly help you in this regard.
I appreciate if you could help me with more information.
-Using Windows 8 Surface RT?
Note: You can create a Windows RT PC home group, but you can join one.
I suggest you to consult the help articles and check if it helps.
A Wi - Fi & networking
Share files on a home network or your Surface
Share files and folders on a network or shared PC
Get back to us if you need further assistance on Windows 8. We will be happy to help you.
I use windows xp. I have problems with virtual memory. I have an external hard drive. How can I move virtual memory external hard disk? I get a message that my virtual memory is low. My computer is running very slowly. Is there another answer to my problem?
You can increase virtual memory instead of what you think now... You can find good info on how to do http://www.delete-computer-history.com/increase-virtual-memory.html and http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308417. However, for convenience, I'll include some steps below..."How to increase virtual memory? ."
In Windows XP
1. on start and then click Control Panel.
2. click on performance and Maintenanceand then click System.
3. on the Advanced tab, under performance, click settings.
4. under the Advanced tab, under virtual memory, click on change.
5. under drive [Volume label], click the drive that contains the swap file that you want to change.
6. under paging file size for selected drive, click custom size check box. You can enter the amount of memory you wish to book for virtual memory by entering the initial and maximum size.
7. click on set
When you are prompted to restart the computer, click Yes.
Special note: You must choose the same amount for the initial size and maximum size. This will stop your CPU from the pagefile evolving. "(found in the link above)
I hope this helps, if I can be of further assistance, you can try to join the http://www.informationinternetmarketing.com/
I have a La Cie 4 to external hard drive to back up my MacBook Pro. How do I backup my external hard drive (just in case ceases to work properly or at all)?
You use this drive as a backup Time Machine?
You can connect as a second external hard drive and configure Time Machine to use this drive as well. Then Time Machine are displayed alternating hourly between readers. So when one of those falling down, you will have a backup that is more than an hour old.
I can't access my external hard drive with windows 7. How can I get my music out of her files? My pc with xp operating system can access it without problem. but my new pc with windows 7 does not see the hard drive.
I bought a new pc to replace my old hp 14 months as the motherboard fried in. I bought a case of disk external hard to rocketfish to put the hard drive of my Windows 7 pc in. burned does not see the hard drive. my old pc with xp can access all the items on the external hard drive.
Check that the drive appears in Device Manager.
If so, go to disk management and assign a drive letter.
My HD C: broke down and needs to be replaced. It contained the operating system (XP). My other drive is OK. I have all the original cdroms, including the operating system.
I need to know if I should be careful what it is.
Hello NigelEach hard drive is different with their adjustment as far as riders go unless you have purchased the same exact model. Make sure that you set the jumpers on the correct setting for the new hard drive with the manual that came with the hard drive. You can also reconnect the cables of data and power supply for the reader who does not appear because they can be loosened.
I used to use Adobe Bridge on a computer that no longer works. My computer tech then made the hard drive of this computer on an external hard drive. Now I want to transfer all those images with all the settings, I applied them to my new computer. My new computer is a PC with Windows 7 and I run Adobe Creative Cloud on it.
Thanks for your reply. Where the xmp file?
It depends on your preferences settings. By default, Bridge is set to store metadata in an XMP file. This is the file that has the same name as the original, but it only use the extension ".xmp" instead of Raw file extension.
Bridge stores this file in the same folder as the original. If you use Bridge to move the files to another location it selects automatically the xmp files to travel with her.
If you use the view menu / show hidden files, you will see what Curt meant by XMP are hidden files, all have a document icon.
If you converted to DNG RAW format this data is written to the file itself, as is the case with other types of files such as jpeg and tiff, that can be managed by the cab.
You should be able to copy the whole folder to your new system or bridge to the old disk, select the file in the content panel and the use of the Control Panel folder to navigate to the new location and use drag and drop
My 150 G hard drive is full - I installed a second drive hard 150 G and need to download my original hard drive
My 150 G hard drive is full - I installed a second drive hard 150 G and need to download my original hard drive
First of all, note that "Download" isn't really an appropriate word.
Moving files from one disk to the other does not differ from moving from one folder to another folder on the same drive. There are several ways to do so. The two most common are:
1. copy / paste
2. open the source and destination in two instances of Windows Explorer (or my computer) and drag and drop from one to the other.
Hi, I would like to change the hard drive of my computer (Pavilion 15-ab057nr) for one ssd and also add another module of RAM. The problem is that I've never opened a laptop before, and I don't know where to start, or what should I do after I opened the computer. I don't know if anyone could help me by giving me a guide on how to perform these upgrades, every little detail would be useful. Thank you.
Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A place where you can find solutions for your problems with the help of the community!
I stumbled upon your post on the HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab057nr and tried to help you! I looked in your question about upgrading the internal hardware. I understand that you are looking to upgrade your hard drive to a Solid State Drive, as well as adding another module of RAM.
Here is a link to your Service Manual. You can find the specifications for compatible discs on page 49. Please note that this laptop model doesn't support that type hybrid Solid State Drives.
Maintenance manual, page 55, there will be a list of the size of RAM supported, but also a guide on the replacement of the RAM. Up to 16 GB of RAM may be supported in a 8GB x 2 configuration.
On pages 46 to 50 of your maintenance manual, you will find instructions on how to remove the rear panel of the laptop, as well as, instructions on the removal of the original hard drive.
I also found this Vidéo Guide giving visual aid on the replacement of the hard disk. The model of laptop in the video is not exactly the same as the model that you have, but it can provide assistance, however.
Please let me know how it goes.
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How to enable another computer game acess my fire wall
If you are using Windows Firewall, the last item in this article shows you how to open a port in the firewall to allow access: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Firewall-frequently-asked-questions.
For more information, see the following: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc722062 (WS.10) .aspx.
It may be more than just the firewall. You need to allow remote access (in control panel / system / remote settings / Remote Access) and Remote Desktop (same place, but just below).
Here is an article on the remote desktop for Vista: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Remote-Desktop-Connection-frequently-asked-questions (because I do not know your operating system - you can perform a search Bing for office remotely for your operating system to find something similar).
I hope this helps.
Hi I have a PC laptop toshiba stellite with basic windows vista preinstalled, I suffered a hard drive failure and I had to install a new hard drive, I did save the procedure hard disk original and recorded on the disc but the disc will not work on the new hard drive, I have still the product key for the original operating system can I how can restore the operating system to factory condition
Contact your computer manufacturer and ask them to send a recovery disk/s Vista set.
Normally, they do this for a cost of $ small.
Or borrow a good Microsoft Vista DVD (not Dell, HP, Acer, recovery disk/s etc).
A good Vista DVD contains all versions of Vista.
The product key determines which version of Vista is installed.
There are 2 disks of Vista: one for 32-bit operating system, and one for 64-bit operating system.
If install a cleaning is required with a good DVD of Vista (not HP, Dell recovery disks):
At the startup/power on you should see at the bottom of the screen either F2 or DELETE, go to Setup/Bios or F12 for the Boot Menu
Go to your Bios/Setup, or the Boot Menu at startup and change the Boot order to make the DVD/CD drive 1st in the boot order, then reboot with the disk in the drive.
MS advice on the conduct of clean install.
A tutorial on the use of a clean install
Super Guide Windows Vista Installation
After installation > go to the website of the manufacturer of your computer/notebook > drivers and downloads Section > key in your model number > get latest Vista drivers for it > download/install them.
Save all data, because it will be lost during a clean installation.
'How to replace Microsoft software or hardware, order service packs and upgrades, and replace product manuals'
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