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Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By pstein
How to change "OpenWith" user preference settings from cmdline?

As you know some file may be opened by multiple installed programs.

Assume I have 3 picture viewers installed for viewing *.jpg files.

Currently the default program for opening these *.jpg is...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Apr 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By pstein
It works :-) Thank you

It works :-)
Thank you
Forum: General Discussion 06 Apr 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By pstein
How to turn off underlining of folders in Windows Explorer?

Much to my surprise since a few days all folders are underlined in Windows Explorer on a certain computer.

See attached snapshot

Maybe I have accidentially switched an option somewhere.
...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Mar 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By pstein
Great. Thank you

Great. Thank you
Forum: General Discussion 25 Mar 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By pstein
How to put command with parms directly in Registry RunOnce?

Assume I want to perform a command line command with parameters one time at next boot (under 64bit Win 7).

Therefore I want to create this command directly in the appropriate Registy key and not...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Mar 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By pstein
Check if an external hard disk case support SATA III or only II ?

Assume I have a hard disk which supports SATA III (=verified).

I want to put this hard disk into an external hard disk case and connect it by USB v3.0 to my computer.
Later I want to use case...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Mar 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By pstein
Schedule ONE-TIME task with "schtasks" at next reboot?

As you know users can setup a task to be run at startup with the built-in task scheduler "schtasks" with

schtasks /sc ONSTART ... /TR ...

However this command syntax triggers the task at EVERY...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Feb 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By pstein
Any disadvantages when buying an Intel core i5 ****T processor?

For a new mainboard based on Z87 chipset I have to buy an Intel CPU.

So my considerations so far are:

I want to use later a full 4K monitor with 60Hz and with integrated iGPU Graphic.
On...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Feb 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By pstein
WinExp does NOT show BlueRay/DVD content - All other tools do!

I have a problem with WinExplorer under 64bit Win 7:


I inserted a BlueRay or DVD media and want to see the content (approx 12 big zip files) in Windows Explorer.
But WinExp does not show them...
Forum: Drivers 14 Dec 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,651
Posted By pstein
Ok, you are (almost) all talking about KERNEL...

Ok, you are (almost) all talking about KERNEL drivers.
As I said in my initial post I would like to find out the bitness of a USER MODE printer driver (=which can be 32bit OR 64bit under a 64bit...
Forum: Drivers 07 Dec 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,651
Posted By pstein
How to find out if an installed driver is 32bit or 64bit?

I am running a 64bit Win7 Pro system and installed in the past a lot of additional drivers (e.g. a pdf printer driver). Unfortunately I did not remember if I installed the 32bit or the 64bit driver...
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Sep 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 612
Posted By pstein
Do I need AgileVPN? Connecting to shady (russian) servers

I installed two years ago my 64bit Win 7 pro system on a desktop computer.
It runs fine so far. But recently I investigated the instalaltion with the often recommended tool
Crowdinspector.

Much...
Forum: Graphic Cards 06 Sep 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 650
Posted By pstein
Does inserting a graphic card AUTOMATICALLY disables GPU core handlin?

As you know Intel core i* CPUs contains a full graphic GPU which allows driving a monitor without additional graphic card hardware.

But what if I explicitely want to use an additional graphic...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Aug 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,665
Posted By pstein
What is better: 2 * 4GB RAM or 4 * 2GB RAM modules?

In order to extend my current motherboard RAM from 4Gb to 8GB I am thinking about buying either

2 modules 4GB each or
4 modules 2GB each

What is better regarding

- performance
- power...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jul 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By pstein
Update last modified time of shortcut when original file is modified?

Assume I have a (log)file and (in another directory) a shortcut which points to this file.

Each original file and its shortcut have their own last modified timestamp (as shown in WinExplorer...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jul 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By pstein
Perfect. :-)

Perfect.

:-)
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jul 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By pstein
How to kill IMMEDIATELY (!) a certain prgm but not from TaskManager?

Assume I want to kill a certain process resp. program IMMEDIATELY.

I could do it in built-in TaskManager by right clicking there and select "End process" from context menu.
But this need too...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,296
Posted By pstein
How to delete my local Win7 syslog entries? CCleaner does not help.

Just for fun I downloaded the very good free and easy utility tools
LastActivityView from here: LastActivityView - View the latest computer activity in Windows operating system...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Feb 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 524
Posted By pstein
Can I backup current local shares info (generate *.bat file)?

On another computer it happened that after a crash all share and access right information was lost and I had to re-configure it all manually again. This is annoying.

In particular I have setup...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Feb 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By pstein
How to setup boot partition-->win 7 partition?

In the early days of Win7 it was usual to install one Win7 system on a partition (say A) and let it be called during bootup from the partition independent MBR from the hard disk directly:

MBR --->...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By pstein
Can I run a second GTP hard disk on a NON-UEFI MBR based system?

Assume I have a BIOS (=NON-UEFI) based system/motherboard with a first MBR based hard disk (which contain the winOS 7 system).

Now I want to attach a second, big (3 TB) hard disk.

Due to the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Sep 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By pstein
How to switch from WLAN to LAN adapter? (if both exist)

Asume I run a notebook which is currently successfully connected to a WLAN. Fine.

Now I plugin a cable to another (!) physical Router into the LAN slot of the notebook.
In order to configure this...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Jul 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 3,929
Posted By pstein
Disable popup "Do you want to scan and fix remov.device""? 2 methods?

When I plugin an external USB hard disc or USB stick it appears that Windows 7 pops up a dialog window asking me:

"Do you want to scan and fix removable disc?"

After reading a while in...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Jul 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By pstein
How to increase max storage for RestorePoints? Unlimited keep days?

How do I change the amout of storage reserved for SystemRestorePoints on partition D?

Is there a Registry entry for that?

As I found out the current number of days my RestorePoints are kept...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Jun 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,860
Posted By pstein
How to force my Intel Proset WLAN to connect with 802.11n speed?

I have a new notebook (with Intel ProSet Wireless chip) which should be able to connect to the WLAN-Rouer with 802.11 n speed.

The WLAN-Router/AP itself offers as well 802.11 n feature....
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