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Forum: General Discussion 22 Aug 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By flemur13013
Some tips to make the scanned image smaller: ...

Some tips to make the scanned image smaller:

- save the file as JPG or GIF rather than TIFF or BMP. With JPG, play with compression values - if you're scanning text you can get an amazingly small...
Forum: System Security 15 Aug 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 17,576
Posted By flemur13013
I used this (or something similar - it's been a...

I used this (or something similar - it's been a while) work-around to good effect:

"Save And Restore Desktop Icon Positions & Layout From Context Menu...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Aug 2012
Replies: 84
Views: 3,155
Posted By flemur13013
"I have camera panasonic lumix dmc fz45. pictures...

"I have camera panasonic lumix dmc fz45. pictures look good on camera lcd screen. when transferred to windows live photo gallery they are dull and need serious editing."

Camera LCDs typically...
Forum: Chillout Room 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 1,816
Posted By flemur13013
Whatever was on IBM 370s and CDC 6000s (?). ...

Whatever was on IBM 370s and CDC 6000s (?).
Edit: whatever was on the old Macs.
Modcomp
VMS
Aegis
UNIX
Linux - ubuntu, arch, puppy, mint
Windows - all of 'em (they're all pretty similar).
Forum: Drivers 12 Aug 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By flemur13013
bump!

bump!
Forum: Drivers 11 Aug 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 3,753
Posted By flemur13013
Try the "Revo uninstaller". It works wonders...

Try the "Revo uninstaller". It works wonders sometimes.
Forum: Sound & Audio 09 Aug 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 4,380
Posted By flemur13013
Try Sound->Playback->select your TV here. If you...

Try Sound->Playback->select your TV here. If you don't see it, Rt-click and "Show disabled devices." You might need to make it the Default (?).

Then Recording->Stereo Mix->Properties-> playback...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Aug 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By flemur13013
MSCONFIG shows only a small subset of your...

MSCONFIG shows only a small subset of your startup items: use "autoruns" instead, but be careful what you shut off.

Three minutes means you have a problem and an SSD won't make much difference...
Forum: Drivers 08 Aug 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By flemur13013
RAID drivers but disks are NOT RAID - do I need them?

Hi -

"Autoruns" tells me that several drivers labelled "RAID" are getting loaded on boot/login (marked yellow in the image), but my disks are NOT RAID, just regular SATA and NTFS. Similar...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jul 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By flemur13013
I went back to 32 bit Win 7 from 64 bit because...

I went back to 32 bit Win 7 from 64 bit because the speed difference is negligible (not noticeable) and more programs work with 32 bit.

Video processing is supposedly one of the things which run...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 May 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,610
Posted By flemur13013
"How slow was it, Johnny?"

"How slow was it, Johnny?"
Forum: Customization 12 May 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,257
Posted By flemur13013
Yeah, the regular Win7 GUI is pretty poor... ...

Yeah, the regular Win7 GUI is pretty poor...

This doesn't really address Xorg, but you might look at EmergeDesktop, an updated bblean (careful, tho, the default settings make it look awful).
Forum: General Discussion 10 May 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 16,386
Posted By flemur13013
If the name is actually "" (blank) - are you...

If the name is actually "" (blank) - are you showing or hiding extensions in that listing? - it might be an "illegal" file name, as are names with certain characters (":" is one). If the other, much...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 May 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By flemur13013
I gather you have a computer with no OS...

I gather you have a computer with no OS installed, neither XP or W7, and that both installers quit or die without telling you anything useful.

The only things I can think of are:

- make sure...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 May 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By flemur13013
Check the UUIDs of the booting disk, which might...

Check the UUIDs of the booting disk, which might not match the UUIDs in some file (dunno which one - it's top secret!) from the restored image: I get this problem every time I move a system to...
Forum: General Discussion 05 May 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,747
Posted By flemur13013
It sounds like you did a dual-boot/non-Wubi...

It sounds like you did a dual-boot/non-Wubi install and Ubuntu put grub on your C: partition rather than the normally hidden 100MB partition, and un-hid that partition (you can hide it again with...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Apr 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 5,447
Posted By flemur13013
It might be the CMOS battery, but then the BIOS...

It might be the CMOS battery, but then the BIOS time should be wrong.

Try disabling:
- automatically update time from a server ("internet time" / "synchronization")
- automatically adjust time...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Apr 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,904
Posted By flemur13013
I've used two such patches and they worked fine:...

I've used two such patches and they worked fine: you get access to more memory and everything else is the same. Some claim that PAE addressing is slightly slower, but I can't see any speed...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 13,739
Posted By flemur13013
I use this "take ownership" rt-click context menu...

I use this "take ownership" rt-click context menu addition:
Add "Take Ownership" to Explorer Right-Click Menu in Win 7 or Vista - How-To Geek...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 29 Apr 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By flemur13013
"...maybe it's something with the player...

"...maybe it's something with the player itself..."

You don't say what the player is, but my preference is to avoid MS software as much as possible. You might wnat to try VLC.
Forum: System Security 26 Apr 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By flemur13013
Malware Defender....

Malware Defender. (http://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Secure-cleaning/Malware-Defender.shtml)
Forum: General Discussion 25 Apr 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,984
Posted By flemur13013
Show hidden files...?

Show hidden files...?
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 24 Apr 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,730
Posted By flemur13013
VLC's main purpose is to play videos, from files...

VLC's main purpose is to play videos, from files or internet. It also does MP3s, playlists, etc. It's file conversion is "streaming" an input file to an output (formatted, video) file; it's rather...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Apr 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 30,465
Posted By flemur13013
+1; Also, you won't need the .msi files that get...

+1; Also, you won't need the .msi files that get left around from various installs. (search for *.msi)

My C:\Windows folder is 3.87 Gb compressed (6.01 G expanded) w/Win7 Ultimate; I deleted...
Forum: Software 24 Apr 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 24,083
Posted By flemur13013
I don't know that there are any one-button...

I don't know that there are any one-button automatic pgms that'll help much, but:

puran defrag: this can noticeably decrease boot time if your disk is very fragmented. It puts the boot files...
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