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Windows 7... Arrrrghh!!! I'm still waiting for the gold at the end of the rainbow!!

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5th: Unidentified Network (Desktop PC Only)

My wife's computer had this problem... But on Vista x86. Simple reinstall and went away. Just a glitch, seen some people having the same problem. Only option was to reinstall or deal with it. I choose to reinstall cause I just upgraded her motherboard, which that could have caused the problem.


But for me, I've had Vista x64 and Windows x64 since beta was release. Not a single problem... Hope you get it figured out
 

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Try this on the desktop and then the laptop.

Goto the Start menu and in the search box type "troubleshooting" and click on it at the top of the results menu.

Hint: at bottom of troubleshooting page make sure the box for "Get the most up-to-date troubleshooters..." is checked.

Run the network and internet troubleshooters and see if Windows 7 will fix it for you.

Hint: When you run a troubleshooter click "Advanced" at the bottom of the first screen to check the fix box is checked.

Worth a try.:)
 

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homegroup confuses the shit out of me, i disabled it and turned the 7 setting back to user logins controlling access, not homegroups. problem free networking since.
 
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homegroup confuses the shit out of me, i disabled it and turned the 7 setting back to user logins controlling access, not homegroups. problem free networking since.
i love the homegroups... no passwords/usernames to login anymore :)
 

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i love the homegroups... no passwords/usernames to login anymore :)
and if you want to restrict is so that some users can access some folders but not others? impossible with homegroups.
 
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OP was expecting a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, but instead he got a big pot of piss and the rainbow was made of aids
 

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your post is quite alarming :eek: and may be most of other users are blinded of its aero design and some other fancy features.

thanks for sharing it.
 
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Wow thanks for all your feedback, well for starters my laptop specs and Windows versions are listed below.

Laptop: Acer Aspire 5536G

OS = Windows 7 Home Professional 32bit
CPU = Athlon 64 X2 (2.1Ghz Dual Core)
GPU = ATI Radeon Mobility 4570
RAM = 4GB
DVD = Optiarc DVD-RW (AD-7580S)
Wifi = Atheros AR5B91 Wireless Adapter
LAN = Broadcom Netlink Gigabit Ethernet

Desktop PC runs Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit (specs on signature)

I find it difficult to believe my 680i Mobo is crapping out on me because it's the newest part of my PC and it along with the rest of my components have not given me any problems with prior installs of Windows Vista, XP etc.

All of my drivers are Windows 7 as I made sure I downloaded them prior to installing the OS, the odd update my be necessary though. Will do so now.

680i?
I had 3 of them.
and all three were terrible.
failing hardware included ethernet and memory slots.
2 out of 4 slots fried on 2 mobos.
and the ethernet slots also died on 2 of 3.
had to buy a network card.
Then one day it started telling me my dual core processor was a single core.
Got a new mobo, problem sovled.
The 680i is something to stay away from.

Wouldn't recommend the 750i ftw either.
Sata slots are so tight your more likely to break one than make the sata connect.
Only one ethernet outlet as well.
 
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From experience, I can tell that some of your problems might be RAM related. I think you have o.c. your RAM (RAM o.c. is known to be one of the main reasons for your kind of problems), and you've played a little with your Swap File settings. Also try to disable Hibernate. Sleep Mode does things much better.

Another tip: try to defragment your drive. First put the swap file to DISABLED, defragment your C:\ with FULL (O&O...), then after defragment finished, re-enable your SWAP file.

I hope it will help. ;)
 
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Ram.. or RAM slots?
hmmmm...
Two peas of the same pod..
look around. the 680i has known issues with failing memory slots.


Well I just decided to get it..
Tired of not having dx11..
upgrading for My birthday. :)

I hope you get it situated though.

EDIT: you know the best part for me of getting 7 is?
I didn't get vista... ooohh.
In the words of Emeril
"who stole it from me, because I've been saying it for 20 years"
BAM!

I win this round Gates!..
Mwahaha.
 
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