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Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
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Posted By Ztruker
Dav, instead of installing Windows 7, leave...

Dav, instead of installing Windows 7, leave Windows 8 and install a program like Classic Shell (http://www.classicshell.net/) or Stardock's Start8 (http://www.stardock.com/products/start8/). They...
Forum: General Discussion 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By Ztruker
Download Everything Search Engine...

Download Everything Search Engine (http://www.voidtools.com/). Install and run it and have it search all your drives. Then look for 204 or *204*, see what it tells you.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 478
Posted By Ztruker
Open a Elevated Command Prompt like you did for...

Open a Elevated Command Prompt like you did for sfc and run the following in sequence.

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

SFC...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By Ztruker
So expand AppData and see what is using all the...

So expand AppData and see what is using all the space. 18.2GB is a lot. Where is the other 6GB being used?

You need to drill down through the AppData folders to see what is using the space.
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By Ztruker
What is the full, complete model number. We can...

What is the full, complete model number. We can check the online users guide to see how the recovery process would normally be started. Might get lucky and it will work.

You really should have...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By Ztruker
If it supports USB 3.0, are you connecting it to...

If it supports USB 3.0, are you connecting it to a USB 3.0 port (blue one). That will make a difference, a new cable is unlikely to have a measurable impact.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By Ztruker
One other thing to remember. Anything you move...

One other thing to remember. Anything you move off the SSD will slow the computer down each time that data or program is needed, defeating the purpose of having a SSD in the first place.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By Ztruker
What does tghe Library entry Pictures\To be...

What does tghe Library entry Pictures\To be printed resolve to?

It should be C:\Users\youraccountname\To be printed
Did you look there?
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By Ztruker
Check the routing of the viceo cable from the...

Check the routing of the viceo cable from the display to the PC. Sometimes if they are routed near power cords you get artifacts like that on the display.
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By Ztruker
You seem to forget that everyone here is a...

You seem to forget that everyone here is a volunteer and we have a real life and other real jobs. Waiting 5 hours is hardly a long time.
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Ztruker
How does it do if you boot to Safe Mode with...

How does it do if you boot to Safe Mode with Networking? If better then try following this Microsoft tutorial for using Clean Boot to determine what is causing the memory usage and slow down.

...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Ztruker
These are the directions I followed to do this:...

These are the directions I followed to do this: Move the Users Directory in Windows 7 (http://lifehacker.com/5467758/move-the-users-directory-in-windows-7)
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By Ztruker
That's really the same as copying the folder and...

That's really the same as copying the folder and renaming it.
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 319
Posted By Ztruker
Open a Command Prompt. Type path and press...

Open a Command Prompt.
Type path and press Enter. Should look something like this (probably a lot shorter):

327444

Press the the Alt and Print Screen Keys to capture an image of the Command...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By Ztruker
I just tried it. I created a new account called...

I just tried it. I created a new account called RichK then modified the Shortcut target to

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -P RichK

and it works correctly. -P must be...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By Ztruker
I'll have to play with this some time as I only...

I'll have to play with this some time as I only have a single account under Firefox as I use Seamonkey for my browser.

One thing I'll mention, the -P has to be upper case for SeaMonkey so...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Ztruker
What is plugged into the computer? Please list...

What is plugged into the computer? Please list everything.
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 447
Posted By Ztruker
Good work by the way. I know it takes time to use...

Good work by the way. I know it takes time to use Clean Boot to diagnose problems.
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By Ztruker
Enable the hidden Administrator Account. ...

Enable the hidden Administrator Account.

Open a elevated command prompt
type net user administrator /active:yes and press Enter
close command prompt

Restart computer then start tapping F8...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By Ztruker
Try right clicking on one of them and select Open...

Try right clicking on one of them and select Open with then select the program you want to use. For instance, Windows Photo Viewer for pictures, Windows Media Player for video, etc.
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By Ztruker
All the errors I see in the CBS.log file are for...

All the errors I see in the CBS.log file are for windows update collections it couldn't find. Are you seeing other things?
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By Ztruker
This thread has several possible fixes but they...

This thread has several possible fixes but they all involve changing the permissions for the root folder (Documents or My Documenst) and all sub-folders. Give your account full permission seems to...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 447
Posted By Ztruker
Try in Safe Mode with Networking. If it works...

Try in Safe Mode with Networking. If it works there then something is running that is the problem. If yes, try this:
...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By Ztruker
This is what I do for Seamonkey, which is a...

This is what I do for Seamonkey, which is a derivative (sort of) of Firefox.

"C:\Program Files (x86)\SeaMonkey\seamonkey.exe" -P Rich

The -P name is the key.

For Firefox, it would be
...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Ztruker
That's a lot of processes!!! My Win 8 Pro X64 has...

That's a lot of processes!!! My Win 8 Pro X64 has 85 and that is high, even though I want everything running.

See here:...
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