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Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jan 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 228
Posted By golem
WD S.M.A.R.T test failure - conflicting self-monitoring cautions

Recently I noticed a WD Elements 2TB beginning to perform poorly. While editing video files or transferring from disk to disk it will occasionally stall or cause a read error. Although they are not...
Forum: System Security 14 Dec 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By golem
Can I stop UAC prompt for scheduled program (not "task" oriented)?

I have a TV capture app which required installing in legacy mode. With scheduled recordings a UAC prompt requires confirmation before initialization negating the usefulness of scheduling. I can leave...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By golem
Much appreciate the quick and concise replies!...

Much appreciate the quick and concise replies! Good to hear I'm on track.

Point taken about imaging. I do do it but like many find complacency a problem and don't image as often as I should. :o
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By golem
Dual-Boot Win7/Win7 restore points - Any special considerations?

I see Win7/XP dual-boot can have restore points issues so have to ask about best practices for Win7/Win7. Since my drive is partitioned for Win7/Win7/Data is it simply a matter of setting restore...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By golem
I just wanted to add a curious update as an FYI. ...

I just wanted to add a curious update as an FYI.

Doing some housecleaning of the computer I decided I wanted to get rid of the IRST software package and simply install the associated AHCI driver....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By golem
Not wholly "solved" but I did decide to install...

Not wholly "solved" but I did decide to install the HotSwap! (http://mt-naka.com/hotswap/index_enu.htm) utility for a very seamless and even more feature rich work-around. Functions a charm just as...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By golem
Thanks for the reply TVelben! I just ran the...

Thanks for the reply TVelben!

I just ran the sfc scan in "verifyonly" mode and it found no integrity violations.

One more thing I can add is that I did placed on the desktop the following...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By golem
Hardware removal icon missing from systray after Intel RST removed.

I have a P8Z77-V LK with two hot-swap bays. After a fresh install on this new system about 8 months ago I set BIOS to allow hot-swap of these two bays. Everything worked fine for a few months then I...
Forum: Customization 09 Jul 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 4,950
Posted By golem
Much appreciate all the replies! My...

Much appreciate all the replies!

My superficial understanding was based on the fact I assumed the OS based time on that which was derived from the clock itself. It does stand to reason though that...
Forum: Customization 08 Jul 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 4,950
Posted By golem
Much appreciate the reply OvenMaster. Based...

Much appreciate the reply OvenMaster.

Based on the following T-Clock FAQ I assumed T-Clock basically replaces Windows clock and likely nixes the sync function.

"Q. Does T-Clock ...
Forum: Customization 08 Jul 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 4,950
Posted By golem
Appreciate the replies! Sadly it does seem...

Appreciate the replies!

Sadly it does seem 3rd-party apps are the only option. Incredible that MS chooses to display an active second hand on the left-click pop-up clock from the taskbar and also...
Forum: Customization 08 Jul 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 4,950
Posted By golem
Add seconds to taskbar clock?

Has anyone yet found a way of adding the seconds tick to the standard Windows 7 taskbar clock?
Forum: Backup and Restore 01 May 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By golem
After a bit more searching it looks like I have...

After a bit more searching it looks like I have my answer via, once again, gregrocker. Seems my WD Acronis should allow individual OS restoration.
...
Forum: Backup and Restore 01 May 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By golem
Suggested B/R software for use with dual-boot drive?

I hate to ask this question because I'm sure it's been asked and answered in this forum (a number of threads of which I've read) but I'm now more unsure than ever.

My current drive is set up for...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Apr 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By golem
Much appreciate the reply whs! Before coming...

Much appreciate the reply whs!

Before coming back to read your reply I finally found a couple threads/articles relating to my query and they pretty much were 100% in concert with your insight....
Forum: General Discussion 27 Apr 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By golem
Best option for configuring shared apps in a dual-boot configuration?

Hard for me to believe but I'm having trouble finding the answer to this. I'm preparing for a fresh install and plan to once again set my primary HD for dual-boot. I currently am doing this having...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By golem
Thanks again for the replies! I was pretty...

Thanks again for the replies!

I was pretty sure video cards could be installed as separate entities sans SLI or Crossfire (one of the reasons I was opting for a 990x MB). The one precaution I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By golem
Thanks for the replies logicearth & essenbe! I...

Thanks for the replies logicearth & essenbe!
I did argue with myself on the subject of two graphics cards or simply one. After finding the FirePro would not fit well with my current monitors I felt...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By golem
Much appreciate the reply DeaconFrost. It is...

Much appreciate the reply DeaconFrost.

It is a dedicated software platform and not browser based. For them to offer concrete recommendations simply isn't possible due to all the variables....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By golem
CPU, GPU and/or RAM -- (?) Determining which is bottleneck

I'm getting ready to assemble new a desktop used primarily for active stock trading. At this time my current setup glides through 98% of the day absolutely effortlessly. CPU cores at 30%-45%, RAM...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,064
Posted By golem
Was just my effort to accentuate they were...

Was just my effort to accentuate they were separate entities while still part of the same partition, verified by both being changed into a single unallocated space when the larger was deleted.

...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,064
Posted By golem
Yikes, not sure how that happened but only your...

Yikes, not sure how that happened but only your first two sentences were showing when I responded. I look now and you have more.

I really must get to bed now so I'll put to use your insight and...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,064
Posted By golem
Delete to unallocated space was the only way to...

Delete to unallocated space was the only way to get rid of the 1Mb partition. Not sure if you can see but in the original snip of disk management I had clicked on the 1Mb partition and it is hashed...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,064
Posted By golem
Since you sig reads "..just keep asking" ;) ...

Since you sig reads "..just keep asking" ;)

Figured I'd give a format/rebuild of that partition a quick try prior to seeing if making a user folder on one of the bootable partitions common to both...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,064
Posted By golem
Thanks for the replies! Yeah, it's just a...

Thanks for the replies!

Yeah, it's just a small sliver but totally begs for one to question how and why it appeared.

The bootable partitions are for separation of work and personal but I do...
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