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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By OvenMaster
My PC is set up the same way... disabled search...

My PC is set up the same way... disabled search indexing, manual defrags, etc. (I use Locate32 and Defraggler)
It turned out that Windows was automatically defragging System Volume Information...
Forum: Drivers 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By OvenMaster
Ouch. Missed that. My bad.:o

Ouch. Missed that. My bad.:o
Forum: Chillout Room 1 Week Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 641
Posted By OvenMaster
I have two peeves right, um, now. 1. Idiots...

I have two peeves right, um, now.

1. Idiots who use the nouns "parent" or "impact" as a verb. I'm sorry, you're not parenting. You're being a parent. And something doesn't impact something else....
Forum: Drivers 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By OvenMaster
So on one machine, we have no USB drivers, and no...

So on one machine, we have no USB drivers, and no drivers for a new hard disk; the old hard disk is recognized when installed and booted up.

I agree with ComputerGeek (and thanks for answering my...
Forum: Drivers 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By OvenMaster
Unless I'm missing a post somewhere, a WD 10EZEX...

Unless I'm missing a post somewhere, a WD 10EZEX is a SATA 6GB/s internal spinner hard disk drive and not a USB drive. Might I ask what drivers for USB flash drives have to do with a SATA internal...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By OvenMaster
I didn't realize 29 was out already; I just got...

I didn't realize 29 was out already; I just got notified of the update to 28 a week ago.
All I care about is that the regular UI is still available, not the new Australis one. If it isn't, I'll...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By OvenMaster
I had a similar problem about a year ago with my...

I had a similar problem about a year ago with my Diamond Xtreme 5.1 PCI card and two ASRock 880-GMLE mobos.

Out of the box, the first ASRock board would sometimes see the card and load drivers,...
Forum: Drivers 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By OvenMaster
I just back up the latest set of known-good...

I just back up the latest set of known-good drivers for my chipset, video card, printer, etc. in a folder on backup hard drive, and that folder gets backed up to DVD+RW.
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By OvenMaster
I'm curious... how much was it overclocked? On my...

I'm curious... how much was it overclocked? On my past AMD overclocks, I've gone up to a 15% OC with stock cooling and no bad consequences, even running at 100% CPU. Temps rose maybe 4-6°c over stock...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By OvenMaster
Will this be better? It's certainly less obvious:...

Will this be better? It's certainly less obvious: MFJ-1800 2.4 GHz WiFi 15dBi Yagi Antenna for 802.11b/802.11g Wir - Radioworld...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By OvenMaster
Yes, there are parabolic Wi-Fi antennas that work...

Yes, there are parabolic Wi-Fi antennas that work very well. Here's what I was able to find available in the UK:
24dBi Parabolic Wireless Networking Directional Antenna....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By OvenMaster
When I had a wireless router, I turned off the...

When I had a wireless router, I turned off the wireless link when I wasn't using it but left the wired part on. Wired routers, I leave on 24/7 except when I cycle it in order to get a new IP address.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By OvenMaster
I burn audio CDs all the time to play on my big...

I burn audio CDs all the time to play on my big stereo (Yamaha amp and tuner, Marantz CD player, Dual TT, KEF speakers).

My favorite way to burn CDs was with Nero Ultra Suite 6 on XP. Nero cost me...
Forum: Security News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By OvenMaster
I agree. SSL was cracked and compromised long...

I agree. SSL was cracked and compromised long ago, and this inter-server encrypted stuff is merely a minor hassle for government spies. I'd be happier if the emails were stored in encrypted form on...
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 1,940
Posted By OvenMaster
"Microsoft really wants you on Windows 8,...

"Microsoft really wants you on Windows 8, obviously. A Microsoft spokesperson took pains to remind me that Windows 8 is more secure, faster, and uses less energy than Windows 7."

Um, that's a...
Forum: Media Center 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By OvenMaster
Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> Sound ...

Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> Sound
Click the Recording tab, then the Microphone image, then the Properties button, then the Levels tab.
<whew>
You should see a slider for recording level...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By OvenMaster
Actually yes, I felt mine (Westell 6100) one...

Actually yes, I felt mine (Westell 6100) one summer day and both it and my Linksys router were very hot to the touch. My internet connection was freezing up every so often.

I raised each about...
Forum: Chillout Room 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 466
Posted By OvenMaster
The only sports I give half a rat's @$$ about are...

The only sports I give half a rat's @$$ about are baseball and Formula 1, and then, I'm not a huge fan of either.
I really don't understand the rabid fanaticism of NASCAR, football, basketball, golf...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 748
Views: 146,603
Posted By OvenMaster
Ouch. Your specs indicate that it's your only...

Ouch.
Your specs indicate that it's your only HD. Was your PC doing any other I/O at the time? Your CPU was relatively active at 15.8%.
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By OvenMaster
That's a quite old music player. Check your...

That's a quite old music player. Check your laptop's Device Manager to make sure that player isn't defaulting to USB 1.0 or 1.1 transfer speeds.
Also, when the player was new (2006) others...
Forum: Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By OvenMaster
My semi-educated guess is that Windows needs to...

My semi-educated guess is that Windows needs to see something installed by a program in the Registry in order to offer the option of making something a default handler. A portable app won't install...
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By OvenMaster
Not a problem, glad you approve, and I'm glad to...

Not a problem, glad you approve, and I'm glad to have been able to help. :)



Nice work OvenMaster :cool:[/QUOTE]
Ah, all I did was superimpose text with PaintShop Pro, but it was also an...
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By OvenMaster
This what you had in mind?

This what you had in mind?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 557
Posted By OvenMaster
I have two TSST CD/DVD burners, both of them...

I have two TSST CD/DVD burners, both of them slightly older model SH222-AL. I was getting simply horrible ripping performance (less than 1.5x, lots of buzzing and clicking from the drives, and audio...
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 474
Posted By OvenMaster
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