Category Archive: Windows

Jan 12 2016

Vmware Converter – unable to obtain hardware for the selected machine

When trying to convert a physical machine to a virtual one, you may receive the following error after authentication : unable to obtain hardware for the selected machine.

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May 11 2015

Network printing from Windows 7 64bit to a HP 1320 printer connected to Windows XP

If you are trying to install HP 1320 printer connected to Windows XP on a network PC with Windows 7 64 bit, you will need a suitable driver.

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Dec 22 2014

Solve bluetooth mouse disconnecting under Windows

After buying a new mouse, a Microsoft Sculpt Bluetooth Mouse, and connecting it to my Lenovo E440 laptop, i noticed random disconnects a few times a day. These were not normal, the mouse was not working even after a button click. Windows event viewer message : Bluetooth HID device either went out of range or became unresponsive.

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Dec 03 2014

Browser redirections and Adfoc.us virus removal

I received a computer that was opening ads after loading webpages. The browsers (Chrome and IE) were redirecting to adfoc.us page. The computer was recently reinstalled with Windows 7 and had Microsoft Security Essentials installed. The owner was for a few days in Italy and returned home (in Romania) with this problem. The strange thing …

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Nov 09 2014

Lenovo ThinkPad X200s Bios update failed solution

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X200s that has received a SSD instead of it’s 250GB HDD. After reinstalling Windows 7 PRO x64, the integrated camera was not detected by Skype or Yahoo Messenger. After checking BIOS settings and verifing that the camera is enabled i decided to update the BIOS.

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Nov 07 2014

Enable Update tab in JAVA 7 Control Panel

To enable Java 7 Update tab in Java Control Panel go to C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\ and create a shortcut to javacpl.exe on the Desktop. Edit the shortcut, and add to target : -tab update

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Jul 22 2014

Corsair LS 240 tests and firmware upgrade

I’ve noticed that my Lenovo E440 laptop was slow. Specs : CPU :  Intel Core i7-4702MQ (2.2 GHz, 1600MHz, 6MB) GPU : nVidia GeForce GT 740M 2GB DDR3 RAM : 8GB DDR3 1600MHz (2*4GB) HDD : Corsair LS 240GB SSD SATA3 WLAN : Intel 7260 b/g/n OS : Windows 8.1 PRO x64

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