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Forum: General Discussion 22 Mar 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By pominator
Yes, would be a better idea to try a system...

Yes, would be a better idea to try a system restore before disabling it altogether
Forum: General Discussion 22 Mar 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By pominator
You should take a look at hard drive health too....

You should take a look at hard drive health too. Failing hard drive can become very slow. Use Hard Disk Sentinel Pro evaluation to have a quick look at the hdd health. If everything is fine, you...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Mar 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By pominator
Disable system restore and retry. Disable System...

Disable system restore and retry. Disable System Restore in Windows 7 (http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/3187/disable-system-restore-in-windows-7/)

Long startup time may be either old restore points...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Mar 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 805
Posted By pominator
If it's an external monitor, you may try to do a...

If it's an external monitor, you may try to do a reset on the osd (with the menu/setup on the monitor itself). You may also try with another monitor (connect an external one if it's a laptop). You...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Mar 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,050
Posted By pominator
You may try to disable system restore, delete the...

You may try to disable system restore, delete the folder again and restart. File history is kept in system restore points I think and it may recover this folder every start for whatever reason.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Mar 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,249
Posted By pominator
I did not saw thos options, it is quite clear...

I did not saw thos options, it is quite clear indeed. The only case where a disk is not defragmented is when a user always close his computer as soon as he don't use it anymore. Thanks for clearing...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Mar 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,249
Posted By pominator
The task scheduler settings are not a custom one...

The task scheduler settings are not a custom one but the fine tuning options of the default defrag in Windows 7. It explain the logical behind the schedule within the task scheduler, yet I do not...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Mar 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,249
Posted By pominator
How Windows 7 defrag schedule work

I was playing around with the default Windows 7 defrag schedule and still can't figure how it work exactly.

The default schedule is set to start at 1h am wednesday with 3 minutes idle condition....
Forum: System Security 08 Jan 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 891
Posted By pominator
I should have explained it first. When I start my...

I should have explained it first. When I start my computer, a software need elevated privilege : everything search. Often, i'm not in front of my computer when the uac prompt show up and I sometime...
Forum: System Security 07 Jan 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 891
Posted By pominator
Making UAC prompt lasting longer

Hello

I was wondering if it is possible to make the UAC prompt to display longer when it need your authorization. It currently disapear after ~5 minutes. Thanks !
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 Jan 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 4,073
Posted By pominator
A bit more information, I would start over and...

A bit more information, I would start over and load optimized default in the bios, then test in order : Ram, CPU, GPU, Hard disk, and eventually power supply if you have a tool or a spare power...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Jan 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 4,073
Posted By pominator
You may test your graphic card cooling with...

You may test your graphic card cooling with FurMark.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Dec 2011
Replies: 37
Views: 4,073
Posted By pominator
Pretty weird. You only need a little bit of...

Pretty weird. You only need a little bit of thermal paste. I usually spread it with a credit card to only leave a thin layer. Other put a little amount in the center of the cpu and let the heatsink...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 11 Dec 2011
Replies: 37
Views: 4,073
Posted By pominator
I feel like such a moron, I think I know what it...

I feel like such a moron, I think I know what it is. I have never pasted a CPU before and I was having trouble getting the heat sink to lock down (it is locked down 100% after multiple attempts a...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Dec 2011
Replies: 37
Views: 4,073
Posted By pominator
If your problem is not sorted yet, I have...

If your problem is not sorted yet, I have encounter BSOD caused by Avast not that long ago on a customer PC. Uninstalling the software resolved the problem. It may worth a shot.

Also, a quick test...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,770
Posted By pominator
ok, good news then. thanks for the info

ok, good news then. thanks for the info
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,770
Posted By pominator
Family pack, IP address and future upgrade

Hello

I was just wondering if Microsoft will do "IP address verification" when someone buy a family pack. In other words, is it possible for 3 friends to buy the family pack and to install it in 3...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jul 2009
Replies: 45
Views: 9,715
Posted By pominator
I think i've been misunderstand or I have...

I think i've been misunderstand or I have misunderstand some of the initial posts. grouchpunk08 was explaining how to install a Windows 7 upgrade without having a prior XP or Vista license. It's not...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jul 2009
Replies: 45
Views: 9,715
Posted By pominator
I did not read all the posts but it did not make...

I did not read all the posts but it did not make sense to me to buy a 7 upgrade license without having a previous valid xp/vista disc and key, even if the installation is possible. There is no real...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jul 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 3,994
Posted By pominator
In only concern oem version as far as I know, you...

In only concern oem version as far as I know, you don't have this restriction with retail box version. I may be wrong though.
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jul 2009
Replies: 100
Views: 8,220
Posted By pominator
..sorry if my english is bad I really don't see...

..sorry if my english is bad
I really don't see why people totally hate Vista and totally love 7 at the same time. Both OS are pretty, if not very, similar. I have seen much more differences between...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jul 2009
Replies: 46
Views: 15,323
Posted By pominator
Here a cool user-designed concept before the...

Here a cool user-designed concept before the first true 8 build ;)

Copenhagen User Experience on Vimeo
Forum: Themes and Styles 01 Jul 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 2,075
Posted By pominator
Vista theme for 7

Hi,

Is their any Vista theme done for 7? I would appreciate any info.

thanks
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jun 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 12,921
Posted By pominator
thanks, bookmarked the link. No more need for...

thanks, bookmarked the link. No more need for Ransack
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jun 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 12,921
Posted By pominator
Windows Search service (indexation) is turned off...

Windows Search service (indexation) is turned off here and search always went fine for me. I also regret that an advanced search windows is missing in 7 though. I use Agent Ransack for my advanced...
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