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Forum: General Discussion 07 Jan 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By gary palmer
Thanks for that Mitchell65. I use Acronis True...

Thanks for that Mitchell65. I use Acronis True Image 2014 to make a clone of my C drive about once a fortnight. I do this outside of Windows as Acronis allows one to create a bootable media disc to...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jan 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By gary palmer
Thanks Mitchell65. You are absolutely...

Thanks Mitchell65. You are absolutely correct...better to treat the problem rather than it's symptoms.
I actually do not have a current problem with Shut Down loop but did in recent past before...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jan 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By gary palmer
Thanks everybody with replies. Am aware that a...

Thanks everybody with replies. Am aware that a program may continue running at Shut Down so causing the shutdown to be in a sort of loop.

In past I have done a forced shutdown by holding down...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jan 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By gary palmer
Thanks Ron Wesley. Am using Avast Pro Antivirus...

Thanks Ron Wesley. Am using Avast Pro Antivirus so not as invasive as Norton/McAfee. Am aware that a program may be running that has not exited so can inhibit the Shut Down process. Was wanting to...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jan 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By gary palmer
Mitchell65 I have Microsoft Updates set to:...

Mitchell65 I have Microsoft Updates set to: 'Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them'. I avoid automatic updates as things will be installed that may be problematic...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Jan 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By gary palmer
The cause of this problem was that certain...

The cause of this problem was that certain Microsoft Visual C++ updates were required to allow Avast to run properly. Avast Webshield was the program intermittently interupting/blocking downloads...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jan 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By gary palmer
Shutdown Screen Hanging

What is best way to deal with a hung or stuck Shutdown screen. I am not having a problem at the moment but in past handled this problem by pressing the physical restart button on PC case or holding...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Dec 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By gary palmer
Thanks LMiller7...I have adjusted down the page...

Thanks LMiller7...I have adjusted down the page file from Windows setting of 16GB down to 8GB and games run without a problem. I have gained space I wanted on C drive and page file is still generous...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Dec 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By gary palmer
SSD Free Space & Performance

Thanks for reply posts. I have reduced page file from system set 16GB down to 8GB and everything runs fine with games I play. This has given me more space to install Ableton recording software on...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Dec 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By gary palmer
SSD Free Space & Performance.

I have an Intel SSD for OS. Whether free space is at 20% or at 5% they does not appear to be any difference in performance that I can discern. By performance I mean running a vast 50GB game such as...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Dec 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By gary palmer
Chrome/Mozilla Not Completing Downloads But Appear To.

Thanks Paul1149...I will explore those suggestions of yours over next few days. Seems this is more likely a system problem. Your help has given me more insight into issues I am having. Will get...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Dec 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By gary palmer
Chrome/Mozilla Not Completing Downloads But Appear To.

Problem is intermittent and happens with both Chrome & Firefox and across multiple download locations. Have just done a fresh install of W7-64bit and use paid version Avast Pro Antivirus.

How it...
Forum: Software 08 Dec 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By gary palmer
Good Substitute Software for Windows Live Essentials

Thanks all for your help. I will look into that software as they sound good. In meantime have been able to install Windows Live Essentials which is the problem that started my query. Recently did...
Forum: Software 07 Dec 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By gary palmer
Good Substitute Software for Windows Live Essentials

Hi WHS can you tell me if the Fast Stone Image Viewer will allow one to have several pictures opened at same time with separate window for each picture. Also most image software will allow reversion...
Forum: Software 07 Dec 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By gary palmer
Good Substitute Software for Windows Live Essentials

Have been using the Windows Movie Maker and Live Photo Gallery components of Window Live Essentials since
original install of Windows 7 that happened in 2013. Have just done a fresh install of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Dec 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By gary palmer
Install Windows7 from DVD or DVD UEFI?

Thanks AddRAM. I now have some clarity on what install I currently have, which is the standard W7 install and a clear way forward to do fresh install of W7. It will be a good learning experience...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Dec 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By gary palmer
Thanks for that AddRAM...makes sense no power to...

Thanks for that AddRAM...makes sense no power to non OS internal SATA drives means they cannot be seen.
It certainly looks like I have a standard installation of Window rather than a UEFI Windows7...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Dec 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By gary palmer
Install Windows7 from DVD or DVD UEFI?

AddRAM I noticed you said 'unplug JUST the power cable going to every other drive'. Why not both power and sata cable? Just curious as to why you would do it that way. Thanks Gary
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Dec 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By gary palmer
Disk Management Printscreen for AddRAM

Hi AddRAM here is image of my disk management window. I have the usual system reserved + C drive as highlighted by picture. Does this tell you anything about what type of installation I have. UEFI...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Dec 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By gary palmer
Install Windows7 from DVD or DVD UEFI?

Am wanting to do fresh install of W7. After placing DVD disc into DVD player and then restarting and pressing Delete key to enter BIOS I get two different choices to boot from DVD. One says DVD and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Jun 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By gary palmer
Asus Z87 MOBO Frozen Bios Clock Issue

Google search: 'asus z87 bios clock frozen' and there is much info on this problem.

Asus Z87 MOBO Frozen Bios Clock Issue
Can someone please inform me is this an issue that occurs only when any...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jun 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By gary palmer
Asus Z87 MOBO Frozen Bios Clock Issue

Just Google search: 'asus z87 bios clock frozen' and there is tons of info about the problem. Is a problem across a range of asus z87 boards. I have an Asus Z87C. Sorry to be the bearer of bad...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jun 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By gary palmer
Asus Z87 MOBO Frozen Bios Clock Issue

Thanks AddRam. This is a known issue with only Asus Z87 and Asus Z97 mobo so the Z77 is free of this issue.
There is no known permanent fix for this problem and Asus deny there is an issue despite...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jun 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By gary palmer
Asus Z87 MOBO Frozen Bios Clock Issue

AddRAM are you using an Asus Z87 mobo. How long have you had the board?? This clock freeze issue occurs quite rarely...in my case about 3 times in 18months. Hopefully not but you could have this...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jun 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By gary palmer
Asus Z87 MOBO Frozen Bios Clock Issue

GokAy can you tell if you had same problem as described by the links you provided and do you do any overclocking of 'any kind' at all when you may have also had the frozen clock issue.? Thanks Gary
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