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Forum: General Discussion 31 Aug 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 3,409
Posted By thehappyman
Hi Davvaz I am using an OCZ Vertex 2 for my...

Hi Davvaz

I am using an OCZ Vertex 2 for my C Drive so I know where you are coming from with this question. Once upon a time, before the implementation of the TRIM command, folks were very...
Forum: General Discussion 27 May 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By thehappyman
Every once in a while a desktop icon vanishes ?????

Every once in a while, one of the 50 or so icons on my win 7 desktop just seems to "vanish" for no reason - this usually happens on a fresh boot. The icons that vanish are just shortcuts so it's easy...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Mar 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,300
Posted By thehappyman
Media Player on startup ?????

Using Win 7 X64, SP1, and IE9
I have a CPU Monitor gadget - works well - shows CPU activity by the core

For something like 10 to 20 seconds after booting to Desktop there is considerable CPU...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Mar 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 7,298
Posted By thehappyman
Hi tommytinkroom All you need to do is...

Hi tommytinkroom

All you need to do is download a copy of MysticThumbs (http://mysticcoder.net/mysticthumbs.html) Take a look at this program !!!!!!
It may not be free but this will fix all your...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Mar 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,457
Posted By thehappyman
Hi tozymba, - I came to Win 7 (x64) directly from...

Hi tozymba, - I came to Win 7 (x64) directly from XP and skipped the Vista stage totally. I did play with Vista once, before getting Win 7 and I was "HORRIFIED" by the UAC.

As soon as I got my...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Mar 2011
Replies: 81
Views: 6,908
Posted By thehappyman
Hello Sp3c5, I too came to Win 7 x64...

Hello Sp3c5,

I too came to Win 7 x64 directly from XP. At first I was "horrified" with what appeared to be unnecessary features, tons of overhead and complications, and I wasn't a happy camper.
...
Forum: Graphic Cards 03 Feb 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 2,501
Posted By thehappyman
Hi Ginmardo - Not to get confused about this - If...

Hi Ginmardo - Not to get confused about this - If you have a good enough power supply AND two spare PCI-16 slots then you can utilize TWO Video Cards "in tandem" and utilize SLI. In which case you...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Posted By thehappyman
Hi Kingy1ful - I looked at your posted "Specs"...

Hi Kingy1ful - I looked at your posted "Specs" and saw nothing. You only have your version of Win 7 listed. You need to fill in the details (in the "User CP" function of SevenForums) and then we can...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Feb 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,762
Posted By thehappyman
DDR3 can be "Faster" than DDR2 and it uses less...

DDR3 can be "Faster" than DDR2 and it uses less Power.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jan 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,607
Posted By thehappyman
Since you used to notice air being blown out...

Since you used to notice air being blown out through the front vents (which isn't happening now) and both the CPU and GPU temps are higher than normal it's pretty safe to assume that the ventilation...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jan 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 5,012
Posted By thehappyman
Does the "slowness" appear to be constant or...

Does the "slowness" appear to be constant or intermittently copying fast and then slow ??????
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Jan 2011
Replies: 42
Views: 3,973
Posted By thehappyman
Two SSD's are great - whether they are running...

Two SSD's are great - whether they are running discreetly or whether they are raided. In simple RAID-0 you pretty much double the risk of a disk failure since both drives are being used...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jan 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,656
Posted By thehappyman
Just as an FYI - I moved the Search Index Files...

Just as an FYI - I moved the Search Index Files off my OS SSD Drive to another SSD system drive (one that rarely gets written to). I also have files set to Index file "Properties Only" and "Not their...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jan 2011
Replies: 23
Views: 127,835
Posted By thehappyman
As the Folks above Suggest - NTFS My...

As the Folks above Suggest - NTFS

My opinion (and from what I've read) - NTFS, the newest of the file systems, is much more stable and reliable than Fat, Fat16, or Fat32 and is far less prone to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jan 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,656
Posted By thehappyman
Hi ie9 - No, the 3 minute delay I am refering to...

Hi ie9 - No, the 3 minute delay I am refering to occurs after the Desktop has stabilized and ALL programs have been loaded. The boot up with my SSD is only about 30 seconds.
But thanks for the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Jan 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,390
Posted By thehappyman
I see your Video Card will support up to 2560 x...

I see your Video Card will support up to 2560 x 1600 resolution on an LCD. Not trying to sound negative here but I don't think you will find any satisfaction with a CRT display. LCD prices have come...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jan 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,860
Posted By thehappyman
Could be - I'm clueless about it. Calls to...

Could be - I'm clueless about it. Calls to Alienware have shed no light on what this could be.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jan 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,656
Posted By thehappyman
Strange Delay in the Search Index Service

Well, maybe somebody can provide some "Elucidation" (meaning "shedding some light") on this strange delay that I am noticing with the Windows Search Indexing Service.

I would never have noticed...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Jan 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,860
Posted By thehappyman
Really Strange Network Processes

Has anybody ever seen something like this ???????????

OK, I have a pretty new Alienware Aurora computer with a "Thermal Controller" built-in which controls the speeds of the three fans in the...
Forum: Chillout Room 25 Jan 2011
Replies: 37
Views: 2,159
Posted By thehappyman
Good point. It is not the big stores that kill...

Good point. It is not the big stores that kill the little stores - it is us consumers.[/QUOTE]

No, it the Government ruining the economy :cry:
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jan 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 10,168
Posted By thehappyman
HI yeroman - And the resolution - very important...

HI yeroman - And the resolution - very important too. 2560 x 1600 @ 32 million colors. Sure shows LOTS of detail. Most all of the good video cards support this mode now. :D
Forum: Chillout Room 24 Jan 2011
Replies: 37
Views: 2,159
Posted By thehappyman
Love Walmart here in Florida - saves us big...

Love Walmart here in Florida - saves us big $$$$$$$
So I can spend it on my computer :):):)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jan 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 10,168
Posted By thehappyman
I think you may have to pay a lot more $$$$ if...

I think you may have to pay a lot more $$$$ if you want a large LED LCD.:D
I have a 30" LCD (not an LED backlit model) and I do a lot of graphic and photographic work and it looks pretty darn good...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jan 2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,900
Posted By thehappyman
Hi wizkid - You've probably already done this,...

Hi wizkid - You've probably already done this, but have you checked all the important temperatures inside your computer, especially your CPU and Video card temps ???? You could be getting thermal...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jan 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,390
Posted By thehappyman
Hi Gary - Maybe instead of changing the Screen...

Hi Gary - Maybe instead of changing the Screen Resolution you should try changing the DPI output by your video card ???? - and whats an SDTV ? Do you mean a "standard definition TV". Whats "standard...
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