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  1. Thread: Backup error by longdog
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 3 Views 3,100

    Thanks!

    Thanks topgundcp. Reformatted drive and all backed up. Why couldn't Windows have put 'Please consider reformatting disc' instead of, to me, all that mumbo jumbo.
    Anyway, thanks again.
  2. Thread: Backup error by longdog
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 3 Views 3,100

    Apparently it's FAT 32 and I wonder whether this...

    Apparently it's FAT 32 and I wonder whether this is compatible with 10.
  3. Thread: Backup error by longdog
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 3 Views 3,100

    Backup error

    Hi folks, back again. I've just realised that backup to my external hard drive (Freecom HDD) hasn't worked since I upgraded to 10. It is shown on my list of drives but when run backup I get the...
  4. Thread: Burning to cd by longdog
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 33 Views 42,296

    Dch48, you're the man!

    Yippee! The drive is back. Uninstalled as suggested, restarted, and drive is there.
    Thanks so much guys for all your help, made a 70 year old novice very happy. Now all I've got to do is remember...
  5. Thread: Burning to cd by longdog
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 33 Views 42,296

    I've got two of both ATA Channels 0 and 1. Should...

    I've got two of both ATA Channels 0 and 1. Should I uninstall all of them? I do not have any listing for an Unknown Device. If I uninstall the above and it does not cure the problem can I reinstall...
  6. Thread: Burning to cd by longdog
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 33 Views 42,296

    Unfortunately, the 'wow' was for finding out how...

    Unfortunately, the 'wow' was for finding out how to get Command Prompt Administrator. However, Rocky showed me how to use it but sadly, the path wasn't recognised so no further forward but at least...
  7. Thread: Burning to cd by longdog
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 33 Views 42,296

    Wow, that was easy. What exactly does that...

    Wow, that was easy. What exactly does that command do? Paranoid or what!
  8. Thread: Burning to cd by longdog
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 33 Views 42,296

    Thanks Dch48. There is no reference to any dvd...

    Thanks Dch48. There is no reference to any dvd drive in Device Manager. Please bear with me when I say I don't know how to run Command Prompt as Administrator. That's how limited my knowledge is....
  9. Thread: Burning to cd by longdog
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 33 Views 42,296

    Rocky, I've not installed any software since...

    Rocky, I've not installed any software since getting Windows 10. With 7, all I had to do was to insert a cd/dvd into the disc slot and it played. Also I could burn stuff to cd using WMP. Now nothing...
  10. Thread: Burning to cd by longdog
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 33 Views 42,296

    Update

    My computer man tells me I'm one of many who have had the same problem. Apparently it's a Windows 10 problem and he is trying to find a fix.
  11. Thread: Burning to cd by longdog
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 33 Views 42,296

    I must have, because I've played them in the...

    I must have, because I've played them in the past. I assume W M P will have the software.Forgive my ignorance, used to find my way round 7 easily, still learning on 10. The strange thing is that all...
  12. Thread: Burning to cd by longdog
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 33 Views 42,296

    Can't play c d's any more and device not...

    Can't play c d's any more and device not recognized so burner either duff or not compatible with new O S. I can live without it for the time being. Thanks again for all the input.
  13. Thread: Burning to cd by longdog
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 33 Views 42,296

    Thanks Berton, I'll speak to my man. The p c...

    Thanks Berton, I'll speak to my man. The p c isn't that old so he might sort it out for not a lot. All this to put a few nursery rhymes on a cd :)
  14. Thread: Burning to cd by longdog
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 33 Views 42,296

    It says Super Writemaster on the tray so I'm...

    It says Super Writemaster on the tray so I'm assuming there is/was a burner in there somewhere.
    Can't find anything in File Explorer but I'm not sure what I was looking for, certainly 'burner' gives...
  15. Thread: Burning to cd by longdog
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 33 Views 42,296

    Thanks for that helpful reply. I assumed my pc...

    Thanks for that helpful reply. I assumed my pc (built by my local shop) came with a burner. I'll speak to the shop to clarify the position. Thanks once again.
  16. Thread: Burning to cd by longdog
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 33 Views 42,296

    It says ' Connect a burner and restart the...

    It says ' Connect a burner and restart the player'. Does that mean that there isn't an integral burner in Media Player. I don't want to by a burner just to burn one cd.
  17. Thread: Burning to cd by longdog
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 33 Views 42,296

    Burning to cd

    When I open Media Player it asks me to connect an external burner. I thought you could burn to cds with Media Player, previous system Windows 7 Home.
  18. Thread: No Screensaver by longdog
    Forum: Customization
    Replies 1 Views 3,643

    Would you believe it, minutes after posting the...

    Would you believe it, minutes after posting the screensaver kicked in and the pc shut down. Just by reading an old thread and disconnecting my controller. Result!
  19. Thread: No Screensaver by longdog
    Forum: Customization
    Replies 1 Views 3,643

    No Screensaver

    Hi folks, despite setting up my screensaver to show a slideshow of my pictures like I did in Windows 7 it will not start. Also the computer does not shut down even though I've set it to turn off...
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