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Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Aug 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 555
Posted By rap33042
Wireless LAN card won't allow Windows to Sleep

Hello all,

I recently installed a BroadCom wireless network card in my desktop computer. Now it won't go to sleep.



I have disabled Wake on LAN in the BIOS.
I checked in Device Manager...
Forum: Chillout Room 17 Oct 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By rap33042
Thanks for the fast response! I'll check it out. ...

Thanks for the fast response! I'll check it out.

Well, it works and I thank you for pointing me in the right direction.

Just FYI it does do something strange. It not only opens the link in a...
Forum: Chillout Room 17 Oct 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By rap33042
HTML Help target _blank not working

Hello All,

I had no idea where to ask this question so I apologize in advance.

The test highlighted in Green is the original and works fine by itself.

The blue highlighted text works fine,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Jul 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By rap33042
OK, whs. You convinced me to at least give it a...

OK, whs. You convinced me to at least give it a go for a few days. I'll enable SuperFetch.

You've got me curious now and I hope I see an improvement in the computer's responsiveness. That's...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Jul 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By rap33042
whs: OK, I'll leave the pagefile alone. ...

whs:
OK, I'll leave the pagefile alone.

Regarding SuperFetch: Everything I've read everywhere, including the manuals that came with my Intel SSDs, says to disable Defrag, Prefetch, and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Jul 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By rap33042
whs: I'm not sure I understand any part of...

whs:

I'm not sure I understand any part of what you just said :-)

FYI, I have SSD's installed and Superfetch disabled. Does what you said still apply?
Can I finally shut down the infamous...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Jul 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By rap33042
Thanks for the response, Qdos. Makes sense...

Thanks for the response, Qdos.

Makes sense to me...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,657
Posted By rap33042
Thank You! GregRocker!

Thank You! GregRocker!
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,657
Posted By rap33042
What is {259BBFB4-1053-48F2-B52A-6D29ED3B1F27}.CBM

Howdy All!

This file, "{259BBFB4-1053-48F2-B52A-6D29ED3B1F27}.CBM" is in the root of my system drive.

It is exactly the same size as my Windows directory at roughly 16GB.

My SSD is only 40GB...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,206
Posted By rap33042
USB 3.0 Ports run as USB 2.0 Only

Hello All1

I just bought me a 1TB USB 3.0 External HDD.

The LED glows green when in USB 2.0 mode, and Blue when in USB 3.0 mode.

When I boot my computer, the light is Blue; that is, until...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Mar 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By rap33042
16GB RAM - Acronis still using a pagefile?!

Howdy All!

I just upgraded from 8GB to 16GB RAM.
I have a 1M Page File set up on a secondary drive.
I use Acronis to do daily backups of my system.
I have a desktop Gadget that monitors CPU,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Jan 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 3,375
Posted By rap33042
asser: No registry cleaner is 'safe'. I...

asser:

No registry cleaner is 'safe'. I never advise people to use a registry cleaner/defragger.

This is especially true if you are unfamiliar with the inner-workings of the registry.
Making...
Forum: Gaming 23 Dec 2011
Replies: 1,989
Views: 110,890
Posted By rap33042
Whew! I just spent the last few hours (shame on...

Whew! I just spent the last few hours (shame on me) playing Morrowind with the new Graphics & Sound mod.
I gotta tell you, this thing is huge, but well worth it.
It's like a whole different game....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Dec 2011
Replies: 4
RAM
Views: 673
Posted By rap33042
FredeGail: Here's the scoop on RAM timings: ...

FredeGail:

Here's the scoop on RAM timings:
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Take the latency ((CAS) and multiply it by 1000) / (RAM speed /2)

This will give you the response time in nanoseconds.

So for example, a...
Forum: Gaming 23 Dec 2011
Replies: 1,989
Views: 110,890
Posted By rap33042
Old but good - Morrowind with new Graphcs Overhaul

Hello All!

Have to share this with you...

This really cuts the cake.
Try this out if you'd like an entirely new, beautiful look to Morrowind.

Link is here: It’s RELEASE time! Morrowind...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Nov 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,643
Posted By rap33042
DWM.EXE memory spikes, resulting in aero being disabled

I have three 22" monitors.
I have two video cards: one HD 5770, and one HD 6770.

Whenever I run NetFlix on my third monitor (which is attached to the HD 6770 card), DWM (Desktop Windows...
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Oct 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 6,315
Posted By rap33042
Thanks to everyone for their advice and help. ...

Thanks to everyone for their advice and help.

I found the setting on the router.
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Oct 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 6,315
Posted By rap33042
@Dave Atkin: Even if I can't perceive an...

@Dave Atkin:
Even if I can't perceive an improvement, I like knowing that I have everything set to work at optimal performance. I'm a tweaker.
It just makes me happy :-)
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Oct 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 6,315
Posted By rap33042
Yes- that's not a problem. I just can't find...

Yes- that's not a problem.
I just can't find the DNS server setting- frustrating as hell...

I've had many other routers and there was never an issue finding the DNS server setting.
This time, I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Oct 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 6,315
Posted By rap33042
Roderunner: Then I have a problem. I'm...

Roderunner:

Then I have a problem.
I'm either blind or stupid or both, but I cannot find how to change the DNS server in the router 'dashboard'.
I am using a CenturyTel-provided Westell router,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Oct 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 6,315
Posted By rap33042
Windows DNS vs Router DNS Settings

Hello all!

If I set the Windows DNS to a specific server, but the router is set to use the default IP DNS server, then two questions:

1) Does this pose a conflict that may slow down the...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Oct 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 12,641
Posted By rap33042
Disable UAC and try again.

Disable UAC and try again.
Forum: General Discussion 10 Oct 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 12,641
Posted By rap33042
kotta91: Welcome to the forums! 1. Open a...

kotta91:
Welcome to the forums!

1. Open a Command box with Admin Rights
2. Type: net user administrator /active:yes

That should do it!
Hope this helps,
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Oct 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 7,107
Posted By rap33042
Unused memory is wasted memory. I side with...

Unused memory is wasted memory.
I side with kado897.
Forum: Software 05 Oct 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 9,221
Posted By rap33042
cooldudeclan: If you use Firefox, I have a...

cooldudeclan:

If you use Firefox, I have a pretty good solution.
Few websites need Java to work properly, however, there are some that still depend on it.

How about a button that would turn it...
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