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Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By Mike99
AmericanPharaoh - Thank you very much for...

AmericanPharaoh -

Thank you very much for all your help.

I did try to contact HP but the ďContact UsĒ link on the HP Support website just takes you to online support. I also went to the ďStill...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By Mike99
I did run the CrucialScan a couple days ago & it...

I did run the CrucialScan a couple days ago & it came up with several 1, 2 & 4GB modules. I read the details on several of them & it looked like they all used the same description & essentially...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By Mike99
The mobo is a made by Foxconn and printed on it...

The mobo is a made by Foxconn and printed on it is H-ALVORIX_HF-RS880-uATX.

The HP online specs say it's a N-Alvorix-RS880-uATX (Alvorix). I don't know why the discrepancy.
From other things...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By Mike99
How can I tell if my PC requires single or double sided RAM?

I never realized using single sided RAM in my old PC might cause a problem until I contacted a manufacturer. I Googled quite extensively & confirmed this could be an issue. Problem is I cannot find...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By Mike99
The PC came with Windows 7 Home Premium & the COA...

The PC came with Windows 7 Home Premium & the COA sticker has a product key listed.

It's been several years since I did the upgrade to Ultimate & am not sure of the differences in the Keys. What...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By Mike99
Clean Install Windows Key ?

I'm thinking about doing a clean Win7 install onto an SSD. The PC came with Win7 64 bit Home. I updated to Win7 64 bit Ultimate using another Key. I didn't re-install anything, the Ultimate Key just...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 May 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 6,368
Posted By Mike99
I looked & do have Update KB3138612 installed as...

I looked & do have Update KB3138612 installed as mentioned in the link, however it was installed a couple days after I had the problem in March 2016.

I have settings to notify me about Updates,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Mar 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 6,368
Posted By Mike99
I ran sfc /scannow three times in a row and...

I ran sfc /scannow three times in a row and restarted after each run. No problem was found so I'm still wondering what is going on.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Mar 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 5,033
Posted By Mike99
Yesterday the CPU usage was at 25% again and this...

Yesterday the CPU usage was at 25% again and this time the Resource Monitor indicated is was due to a windows updating service. However I don't have Windows set to automatically update. I have to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Mar 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 5,033
Posted By Mike99
Are you saying this problem cannot be corrected? ...

Are you saying this problem cannot be corrected?
What happens if I turn off the Font Cache service?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Mar 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 5,033
Posted By Mike99
Iíve been having a similar problem as mentioned...

Iíve been having a similar problem as mentioned in the following.
http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/390995-svchost-exe-crazy-high-cpu-usage-crazy-high-memory-usage.html

Sometime...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Mar 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 6,368
Posted By Mike99
Sometimes I hear one of the PCís fans running...

Sometimes I hear one of the PCís fans running fast as if itís working hard to cool the CPU. Sometimes this happens after visiting a single website. Other times I can use the PC for an hour or two &...
Forum: Gaming 04 Feb 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 9,161
Posted By Mike99
I got it working. Sci-Fi Classic automatically...

I got it working. Sci-Fi Classic automatically loaded the tables into the following.
C : > Program Files > Future Pinball > Tables folder.
So that's where I put the files for the other table I...
Forum: Gaming 04 Feb 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 9,161
Posted By Mike99
Just felt like playing pinball today & recall I...

Just felt like playing pinball today & recall I had Future Pinball on my old PC which probably had Windows XP.

So I downloaded Future Pinball and the Sci-Fi Classic file. At first Sci-Fi had an...
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Mar 2015
Replies: 1,944
Views: 262,945
Posted By Mike99
That's a different story. He was asking for the...

That's a different story. He was asking for the size of the WinPE which is exactly 156MB. That one can be downloaded from my OneDrive...
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Mar 2015
Replies: 1,944
Views: 262,945
Posted By Mike99
Thanks, That's pretty small.

Thanks,
That's pretty small.
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Mar 2015
Replies: 1,944
Views: 262,945
Posted By Mike99
I was thinking about using Macrium Reflect & was...

I was thinking about using Macrium Reflect & was looking on their web site & reading up on it. Very comprehensive instructions, but almost too much. One link leads to another leads to another. Then I...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Jan 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,426
Posted By Mike99
I forgot about this thread, probably because...

I forgot about this thread, probably because there was no activity in it.

Anyway, I did find my problem by running a RAM test. Even though the RAM sticks were brand new, if both were used in...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Mar 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,380
Posted By Mike99
Migrating to an SSD would be one way to go. But...

Migrating to an SSD would be one way to go. But even if I do a clean install I'd like to get some idea how big of an SSD to get. I'm not sure a 120GB SSD will do the job. It will hold the OS but I'm...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Mar 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,380
Posted By Mike99
Which folders get migrated to an SSD ?

I have a single HDD on my Windows 7 PC. I realize it will be impossible to migrate everything over to a smaller SSD. That Iíll have to backup folders such as documents, movies and music to another...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Mar 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By Mike99
Thanks. I'll look at the pagefile information.

Thanks.
I'll look at the pagefile information.
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Mar 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By Mike99
Thanks for the information. My ProgramData...

Thanks for the information.

My ProgramData folder is 6.84GB & was included in the original figures.

The restore data accounts for about 21GB. If it’s set for 2% (18.36 GB) why would the Current...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Mar 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By Mike99
Data or Folders that should be backed up but missing ?

I was looking at my C: drive & was curious what data should be backed up other than the "Users" folder.

The OS C: uses up 373GB according the properties in Windows 7.
All the folders under OS C:...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By Mike99
Thank you both for the reply.

Thank you both for the reply.
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By Mike99
I was at a computer store yesterday looking at...

I was at a computer store yesterday looking at routers & wireless access point devices. I discussed with a salesperson what I wanted to do. He said it will not work if I turned off the wireless...
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