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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Dec 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,449
Posted By Tang
Good deal - Done and Done and Done! Thanks...

Good deal - Done and Done and Done! Thanks Cent! Not sure what ELSE will happen when I disable that.. but I suppose time will tell ::grin:: If you ahve any ideas how other things will get...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Dec 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,449
Posted By Tang
LocalMLS Rearing it's ugly head again

So I was running out of space on my boot drive, so I ran WinDirStat.
I was surprised by the HUGE size of the MS Media player Art Cache - 11.1GB worth

Now I can go and clear that sucker out - I...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jan 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 6,777
Posted By Tang
Revisited

Believe it or not folks - We are getting 7 rolled out at work!

Funny thing tho - on SOME of the machines (with the same image), the applications do not "remember" where they were shut down. So...
Forum: Gaming 19 Nov 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 3,220
Posted By Tang
I had a thought - just for fun - try running the...

I had a thought - just for fun - try running the "All CPU Meter" by AddGadget - and leave it on top tucked in a corner while you power up your games. This can tell you a lot about the CPU usage. ...
Forum: Gaming 18 Nov 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 3,220
Posted By Tang
A great deal does depend on the games in...

A great deal does depend on the games in question. Games like WoW and EQ2 are more CPU-bound then they are GPU and RAM bound. Both games will peg out a single core during play, and the other cores...
Forum: Tutorials 14 Jun 2010
Replies: 520
Views: 2,733,680
Posted By Tang
If you buy the OEM version (HUGE savings) then...

If you buy the OEM version (HUGE savings) then you only get the 32 OR the 64 bit. one OR the other. So that makes things pretty easy - your pick is done before it even arrives :)
I don't have...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 09 Jun 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,832
Posted By Tang
I've got an Antec 1200 and found that cleaning...

I've got an Antec 1200 and found that cleaning the filters is kind of a pain. In order to get to them, you have to un-thumbscrew the drive cage to pull the filter. Needless to say, I only have half...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 6,452
Posted By Tang
Is the explanation just that simple? The we...

Is the explanation just that simple? The we pretty much should always look for this these days before we install an OS! It should be listed as part of the list to check off right next to making...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 6,452
Posted By Tang
AHCI - DON'T Forget it!

I am planning a fresh install of W7 x64 to help clear the slate on some odd occasional issues that popped up on my system. In some of my reading, I learned a VERY LITTLE about AHCI. Setting it in...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 Mar 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,161
Posted By Tang
Rampage Extreme II, Everquest2, W7U and freezing

Hiya fellas -

I am looking for some help with a game program that freezes me up seemingly at random times. My temperatures for CPU and graphics are all well within limits. I've checked my memory...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Nov 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,750
Posted By Tang
It was my understanding that the retail version...

It was my understanding that the retail version would include both 32 and 64 bit, but the OEM version was specific. I bought the OEM x64 version and when I did my install, I was NOT presented with...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Nov 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,508
Posted By Tang
Usb external drive not found - but thumbdrive is

Okay so my clean W7 x64 went off without a hitch... at least at first.

Now that I am reinstalling stuff - I have a Thermaltake Max-4 external drive enclosure and connected it to the USB. But to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Oct 2009
Replies: 212
Views: 88,868
Posted By Tang
Hm.. well crappis. I ordered the OEM version of...

Hm.. well crappis. I ordered the OEM version of Ultimate x64 a week ago or so. I thought that since I have yet to actually call MS for support, I wouldn't miss not having it with this version...
Forum: News 24 Sep 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 4,309
Posted By Tang
It IS nifty - And I like the idea - but I really...

It IS nifty - And I like the idea - but I really need a calendar and contacts list. I am sure that "eventually" there will be those apps available... but.. not yet.

In the meanwhile - I have...
Forum: News 24 Sep 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,020
Posted By Tang
I just checked the other day - they launched the...

I just checked the other day - they launched the Zune HD without apps for Contacts and calendars. Granted, this is a media player.. but.. ah.. I was kinda hoping it would at least cover the basics...
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Sep 2009
Replies: 24
Views: 31,399
Posted By Tang
Speaking of future stuff I saw that Intel was...

Speaking of future stuff I saw that Intel was bringing NAND back to the motherboard - perhaps in a big way. They are calling it Braidwood this time out. I was thinking of a new build..and was going...
Forum: Backup and Restore 01 Sep 2009
Replies: 24
Views: 31,399
Posted By Tang
X-25 room

Sven -

How much room does W7 take up on your X-25 SSD all in all? How much on your first part, and how much on your second part. I am thinking about the same boot drive replacement but worry...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Aug 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,927
Posted By Tang
Oh Man. I never thought of doing that. You may...

Oh Man. I never thought of doing that. You may have just saved me a great deal of pain in the butt window-clicking! It's paying off already! (for me at least)
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Aug 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,927
Posted By Tang
Time to start "Fresh Install" tweaks list!

Hi guys- October is coming soon - and as I just did a quick search here in the forum, there does not seem to be a compiled list of suggested tweaks after a fresh install. For instance I just read...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Aug 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 18,628
Posted By Tang
Wow a clean build with what really acts like...

Wow a clean build with what really acts like memory problems. If this was NOT a clean install, I'd wonder what other applications or processes are in use. Still, I'd take a look and see through the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Jun 2009
Replies: 212
Views: 88,868
Posted By Tang
I'm with you on that. I LIKE the full version...

I'm with you on that. I LIKE the full version for a lot of reasons - and the whole bitlocker thing is what it will take to give me a warm fuzzy feeling about traveling with a laptop. Not so sure I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Jun 2009
Replies: 212
Views: 88,868
Posted By Tang
Don't need them but Bitlocker at least is a...

Don't need them but Bitlocker at least is a mighty handy thing if you travel with a laptop. If you have your biz - or even personal stuff and bank account info, that you travel with - that added...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jun 2009
Replies: 212
Views: 88,868
Posted By Tang
I just looked - the Pre-order is not for FULL...

I just looked - the Pre-order is not for FULL versions - just the upgrades?? Thats too bad ...:(
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jun 2009
Replies: 212
Views: 88,868
Posted By Tang
I think that I am in the same boat as a lot of...

I think that I am in the same boat as a lot of folk - even us semi-geeks. W7 Pro, or Ultimate. When you look at it, we can get the Pro version for half price right now, but not the Ultimate...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jun 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 12,914
Posted By Tang
Many thanks to you all- Yes indeed - this IS the...

Many thanks to you all- Yes indeed - this IS the only way I could get W7 to search and provide the results I was looking for. Strange - but maybe it's just the 7100 build?
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