Windows 7 Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 31
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: goyta
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Aug 2012
Replies: 212
Views: 91,336
Posted By goyta
It's more like the equivalent to U.S.$350 for...

It's more like the equivalent to U.S.$350 for Ultimate and $200 for Home Premium here where I live... :confused:






Not necessarily. Those are just trade names. If you are a home user with...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Jun 2012
Replies: 212
Views: 91,336
Posted By goyta
Yes, most people don't use Remote Desktop. I for...

Yes, most people don't use Remote Desktop. I for one have no use for it and disable all related services and features for added security.






Better get used to it, then. As you probably...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Apr 2012
Replies: 212
Views: 91,336
Posted By goyta
And you couldn't use Home Basic in Australia, at...

And you couldn't use Home Basic in Australia, at least not legitimately, because it's not sold there - only in "developing and emerging markets" (and it's required to be activated from one such...
Forum: Gadgets 20 Mar 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 34,234
Posted By goyta
I am having this problem. None of my gadgets is...

I am having this problem. None of my gadgets is set to be always on top - I don't want them to be. I have currently five gadgets on my desktop: Calendar, Clock, Weather, All CPU Meter...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Aug 2011
Replies: 212
Views: 91,336
Posted By goyta
bhanusatwik, if you are using Windows 7 Home...

bhanusatwik, if you are using Windows 7 Home Basic, this means you are in a developing or "emerging" country, because it is only available in such countries (this includes my own country, Brazil). As...
Forum: Graphic Cards 09 Feb 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 962
Posted By goyta
Spontaneously resized windows, Catalyst suspected

.
Not sure if this is the right topic, because the problem is somewhat odd, but I suppose this is the closest it gets. So, here it goes:

I recently upgraded my PC (please see full config below)...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Dec 2009
Replies: 212
Views: 91,336
Posted By goyta
What do you mean by that? Some examples of...

What do you mean by that? Some examples of low-level utilities that in some cases won't run in 64 bits (at least for now): NextSensor (indispensable for my processor, which tends to go runaway and...
Forum: System Security 05 Dec 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 8,741
Posted By goyta
The reason why I chose to have Windows 7 Home...

The reason why I chose to have Windows 7 Home Premium is that Professional and Ultimate only have additional features that I either don't need or can get by other means, and they cost MUCH more -...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Dec 2009
Replies: 221
Views: 17,566
Posted By goyta
@jimbo45, I think you have mixed two different...

@jimbo45, I think you have mixed two different problems.

An unstable system is not the same thing as a system with malware. The two conditions can happen both independently and together, and then...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Dec 2009
Replies: 212
Views: 91,336
Posted By goyta
I'm afraid this is going to be a long...

I'm afraid this is going to be a long explanation, but I hope it will be simple and understandable enough. I will try to be the least technical possible.

---

First of all, there is no "86-bit"....
Forum: General Discussion 05 Dec 2009
Replies: 221
Views: 17,566
Posted By goyta
Regarding the original post, although we use the...

Regarding the original post, although we use the metric system here, I love that American expression: "your mileage may vary." A lot of what Apple fans (or should I say "devouts"?) brag about the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Nov 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,305
Posted By goyta
Actually, XP assigns drive letter C: to the...

Actually, XP assigns drive letter C: to the active partition on the HDD at the moment of setup. (If you have two or more internal HDDs, each one with an active partition, XP will follow the SATA or...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Nov 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 3,083
Posted By goyta
OK, I will run Process Explorer (the Sysinternals...

OK, I will run Process Explorer (the Sysinternals utility, right?), look at Threads and also capture the Processes screen sorted by memory usage - next time it happens, which is unpredictable.

As...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Nov 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 3,083
Posted By goyta
CPU usage suddenly skyrockets and stays that way

I am having a problem where everything suddenly gets VERY slow. I may be doing anything at that moment; it appears to happen most often when I am surfing the Web with Firefox, but then I do it a lot...
Forum: Software 24 Nov 2009
Replies: 319
Views: 73,351
Posted By goyta
I agree, but the Web site said it was...

I agree, but the Web site said it was compatible... So, I think the real lesson is that at least for now, one should not blindly trust a software maker, even a well-known one, when it says its...
Forum: Software 23 Nov 2009
Replies: 319
Views: 73,351
Posted By goyta
Another one in the list: Spyware Doctor 6

I just had a horrific experience trying to use PC Tools Spyware Doctor 6 on Windows 7. PC Tools' website states that it is compatible with Windows 7 (and both with 32- and 64-bit versions), I have a...
Forum: Software 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 319
Views: 73,351
Posted By goyta
I know both sites, and they are indeed serious...

I know both sites, and they are indeed serious ones, and both Avira and PC Tools' Firewall are good products as well. You've made a wise decision. However, the "best" product will still be another...
Forum: Software 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 319
Views: 73,351
Posted By goyta
9.0.0.463. I hope you weren't using it on Windows...

9.0.0.463. I hope you weren't using it on Windows 7. It appeared to be working, when in fact it wasn't. Kaspersky Labs itself warned not to use it on Windows 7.



I actually did try Avira a few...
Forum: Software 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 319
Views: 73,351
Posted By goyta
Not here, and mind you, my PC is four years old,...

Not here, and mind you, my PC is four years old, with a single-core processor and 2 GB RAM. This shows, however, that one's mileage may vary a lot, often for imponderable reasons.

However, be sure...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Nov 2009
Replies: 212
Views: 91,336
Posted By goyta
I decided to downgrade from Ultimate to Home...

I decided to downgrade from Ultimate to Home Premium. The latter does everything I need, and paying almost twice the license price for Ultimate wasn't worth it. Also using 32-bit because my PC is...
Forum: Software 20 Nov 2009
Replies: 319
Views: 73,351
Posted By goyta
Winhlp32 available from Microsoft as an add-on

Support for the old .HLP format is available as an add-on for both Vista and Windows 7. Look at Microsoft Download Center (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/) and search for "Winhlp32" - I would...
Forum: News 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 96
Views: 13,937
Posted By goyta
I have seen that statement repeated very often,...

I have seen that statement repeated very often, but I find it extremely unfair. All GUI-based operating systems today still descend from original research work by Douglas Engelbart at Stanford,...
Forum: News 16 Nov 2009
Replies: 96
Views: 13,937
Posted By goyta
Who thinks Vista is superior to 7? I'd like to...

Who thinks Vista is superior to 7? I'd like to know who today is using - exclusively - Windows 98? Or 3.1?[/quote]

You'd be surprised. Granted, they are a small minority, but this is because like...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Nov 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,376
Posted By goyta
We are talking about different things (and digressing)

Logicearth, we are talking about different things. Yes, AMD has Cool'n'Quiet, and both Vista and Windows 7 have native drivers for it. But what Cool'n'Quiet does is throttle down the processor at...
Forum: News 14 Nov 2009
Replies: 96
Views: 13,937
Posted By goyta
I have always refused to use Outlook Express,...

I have always refused to use Outlook Express, Office Outlook or any Microsoft mailer. The interface is horrible, there are serious design flaws that put your security at risk, the default...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 31

 
Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:06 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33