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Forum: Tutorials 21 Nov 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 17,580
Posted By TrunkMonkey
Yes, running out of memory is bad. I agree with...

Yes, running out of memory is bad. I agree with this. Add more RAM. I have 8 GB and have never come close to this scenario and have the page file turned off. Until you run out of RAM, using a RAM...
Forum: Tutorials 21 Nov 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 17,580
Posted By TrunkMonkey
This tutorial focuses on using RAM disk storage...

This tutorial focuses on using RAM disk storage for temporary browser files, which is not related to the functionality of the OS, but how a browser functions.



Again, not related to OS. This is...
Forum: Tutorials 17 Nov 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 17,580
Posted By TrunkMonkey
RAM Disk - Install for Browser Cache File Storage

How to Install a RAM Disk for Browser Cache File Storage



A RAM disk utilizes a portion of system memory (RAM) to create a virtual disk within Windows. A great way to utilize your new disk is...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Oct 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 3,510
Posted By TrunkMonkey
thanks for the advice, i'll take heed. I thought...

thanks for the advice, i'll take heed. I thought Softpedia was one of the good ones. But I guess it's installer beware. Thankfully I never installed it.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Oct 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 3,510
Posted By TrunkMonkey
Ok so I've found the issue. Event Logs showed...

Ok so I've found the issue. Event Logs showed MalwareBytes restarting after a daily quick scan and removal of suspicious software:

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (PRO) 1.75.0.1300
www.malwarebytes.org...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Oct 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 3,510
Posted By TrunkMonkey
Windows 7 x64 machine suddenly performs restart as if I hit the button

My HTPC has restarted itself probably 2-3 times in the last week. It's your standard Windows 7 restart complete with closing all apps, Logging Off, and Shutting Down screens. The most recent...
Forum: Drivers 22 Sep 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By TrunkMonkey
I'm not sure your post will get much attention...

I'm not sure your post will get much attention without some details. Try describing the problem in excruciating detail with many examples.
Forum: Software 22 Sep 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,099
Posted By TrunkMonkey
...unless you're trying to launch at start up a...

...unless you're trying to launch at start up a shortcut to a scheduled task (which is what you create in "How to Create an Elevated Program Shortcut without a UAC Prompt in Windows"). It would have...
Forum: Media Center 22 Sep 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,690
Posted By TrunkMonkey
A couple things to try: 1) open an elevated...

A couple things to try:

1) open an elevated command prompt and type "sfc /scannow". Let that run and reboot.

2) Run Media Center Recovery Task from the task scheduler. Look in the Windows ->...
Forum: Software 22 Sep 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,099
Posted By TrunkMonkey
Ha! So it was. Although since I didn't see it I'm...

Ha! So it was. Although since I didn't see it I'm still taking credit for this great discovery :p

What confused me were posts #2 and #6 which both direct me to create another task to be able to...
Forum: Software 22 Sep 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,099
Posted By TrunkMonkey
Easy Fix

It finally dawned on me to simply try dumping the shortcut which launches SpeedFan without UAC prompt into the Startup folder in the START menu. Voila, SpeedFan runs at startup without issue.

From...
Forum: Software 22 Sep 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,099
Posted By TrunkMonkey
Hey Brink, Thanks for the reply. However I...

Hey Brink,

Thanks for the reply. However I have already completed the tutorial and have a fully functioning shortcut which launches SpeedFan with no UAC prompt. It just won't start up. I'm...
Forum: Software 21 Sep 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,099
Posted By TrunkMonkey
Can't get this to work again

After a fresh install of Win 7 I'm again trying to get SpeedFan to start up. So I followed the 2 tutorials to the letter and have yet to make it work again. I think part of my problem may lie here:
...
Forum: Media Center 30 May 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2,331
Posted By TrunkMonkey
Reformatted = reinstalled windows? You have...

Reformatted = reinstalled windows?
You have your pictures in folders but don't want to see folders when clicking on My Pictures? Is this My Pictures in the WMC menu? Or after you are in "My...
Forum: Media Center 30 May 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,913
Posted By TrunkMonkey
In my opinion anything you can't reproduce...

In my opinion anything you can't reproduce consistently is usually hardware related, in this case graphics card or tv. See this post it looks exactly like your purple screenshots and it turned out to...
Forum: Media Center 30 May 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,315
Posted By TrunkMonkey
Nice! That was pretty darn hot for onboard...

Nice! That was pretty darn hot for onboard anything.
Forum: Media Center 29 May 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,315
Posted By TrunkMonkey
I just recently did a repair install of Windows 7...

I just recently did a repair install of Windows 7 due to the fact that the Media Center receiver service was somehow corrupted to the point where I could not even begin to set up TV (It was already...
Forum: Media Center 29 May 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,315
Posted By TrunkMonkey
So it's only media center. Hmmmm. I have the same...

So it's only media center. Hmmmm. I have the same tuner card and have never seen that particular form of "bad video". Does it ever change? Is it ever good? Heat and power issues are usually sporadic....
Forum: Media Center 29 May 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,315
Posted By TrunkMonkey
Ewwww that's almost 70C and yes that's extreme....

Ewwww that's almost 70C and yes that's extreme. Has it always been that way? My CPU is recommended < 55. I would have to say that it's fried and it's time for a video card. But is this the only...
Forum: Media Center 27 May 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,625
Posted By TrunkMonkey
Media Center covers all media. From FM radio to...

Media Center covers all media. From FM radio to TV to Netflix. Kind of like a hub.
Forum: Software 27 May 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,099
Posted By TrunkMonkey
Yeah you were right. What I was missing was the...

Yeah you were right. What I was missing was the "add arguments" part of the SHORTCUT. You may want to look at the tutorial. I very well may have just missed it, but it seemed like that wasn't clear...
Forum: Media Center 27 May 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,598
Posted By TrunkMonkey
When you say 'nothing', what does that mean?...

When you say 'nothing', what does that mean? Blackness? Error message?
Forum: Media Center 27 May 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,315
Posted By TrunkMonkey
Get the one from last month AMD DRIVERS 32...

Get the one from last month AMD DRIVERS 32 (http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/windows/Pages/radeonaiw_vista32.aspx) or AMD DRIVERS 64...
Forum: Software 27 May 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,099
Posted By TrunkMonkey
Solved

Ok, here's what you need to get speedfan to startup AND give you the notification, all of it elevated:

1) SpeedFan Shortcut Launcher

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This task launches "sdfn", which...
Forum: Software 26 May 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,099
Posted By TrunkMonkey
Yes this is all under admin. I can get it to...

Yes this is all under admin. I can get it to launch using a task, however no dice on the notification which is what I am really after here. :(
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