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Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Sep 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,669
Posted By aln688
Well I had a little luck, of sorts. After reading...

Well I had a little luck, of sorts. After reading a few thousand posts, most of which seem to refer to wiping the drive which on its own did not help. I decided to change the Boot Priority in my...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Sep 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,669
Posted By aln688
Thanks, I'll try those suggestions and report...

Thanks, I'll try those suggestions and report which one worked. Yes, latest BIOS installed (1307) for the Rampage II Gene, and another yes, AHCI mode is selected.
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Sep 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,669
Posted By aln688
Windows 7 installation hanging on Intel SSD X25-M

I'm really trying to gauge opinion on this problem.

For a few months I was using Windows 7 just fine on an Intel X25-M SSD drive. I had the Intel Rapid Storage Technology software installed, as...
Forum: Microsoft Office 17 Oct 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 15,769
Posted By aln688
I will. I'm trying a variety of expirements...

I will. I'm trying a variety of expirements because I have to use Outlook every day for what I'm doing and the temporary freeze is annoying. I'll let you know if I find anything that resolves the...
Forum: Microsoft Office 16 Oct 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 15,769
Posted By aln688
Well right now I don't have anything installed in...

Well right now I don't have anything installed in regards to antivirus or firewall. In fact I disabled Defender and Windows Firewall and it still reacts slowly. Today I'm going to crawl through the...
Forum: System Security 15 Oct 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 3,841
Posted By aln688
When I set the firewall to interactive mode,...

When I set the firewall to interactive mode, under a non-admin user when I try to make the firewall remember a setting for software that wants to access the Internet, I get a "Failed to change...
Forum: System Security 15 Oct 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 3,841
Posted By aln688
ESET Smart Security 4

I see that ESET Smart Security 4 is now listed as Windows 7 32-bit/64-bit compatible:

Firewall, Antivirus, Antispam: ESET Smart Security Has It All (http://www.eset.com/smartsecurity/)
...
Forum: Microsoft Office 15 Oct 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 15,769
Posted By aln688
Funny you mention that, Outlook for me on Windows...

Funny you mention that, Outlook for me on Windows 7 x64 has an odd problem, every time I delete an e-mail message in the Inbox, it waits for about three seconds then deletes it. Maybe Windows...
Forum: Software 14 Oct 2009
Replies: 37
Views: 6,046
Posted By aln688
Doesn't Windows 7 come with 64-bit WMP 12? That...

Doesn't Windows 7 come with 64-bit WMP 12? That should work fine, for me it does, although there's some MP4 files it won't play. I like this one: VLC media player - Open Source Multimedia Framework...
Forum: Software 14 Oct 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 3,030
Posted By aln688
VS 2008 & SQL Server 2008 compatibility

While I'm still stabilising the overclock on my PC, can I ask if anyone has installed Visual Studio 2008 & SQL Server 2008 on Windows 7 x64 7600? If you do get any hiccups during install but manage...
Forum: System Security 14 Oct 2009
Replies: 157
Views: 26,923
Posted By aln688
Of course, non-admins shouldn't be allowed to...

Of course, non-admins shouldn't be allowed to edit certain security settings. But from what I saw, ESET expects everyone to use their machine as an admin user if you want to change any settings,...
Forum: System Security 13 Oct 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 3,473
Posted By aln688
No, it wouldn't work. I don't know if ESET...

No, it wouldn't work. I don't know if ESET expects users to run their systems as under an administrative account, but I usually have the Administrator user enabled for software updates or...
Forum: System Security 13 Oct 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 3,473
Posted By aln688
The one problem I found with ESET Smart Security...

The one problem I found with ESET Smart Security 4.x on Windows 7 x64, was trying to add a rule to the firewall as a non-adminstrative user produced a "Failed to change settings" error. In other...
Forum: System Security 13 Oct 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 3,473
Posted By aln688
What's MSE? Is that the built-in firewall?

What's MSE? Is that the built-in firewall?
Forum: System Security 13 Oct 2009
Replies: 157
Views: 26,923
Posted By aln688
The one problem I found with ESET Smart Security...

The one problem I found with ESET Smart Security 4.x on Windows 7 x64, was trying to add a rule to the firewall as a non-adminstrative user produced a "Failed to change settings" error. In other...
Forum: System Security 13 Oct 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 3,473
Posted By aln688
Antivirus & Firewall suite, recommendations?

I'm looking for an antivirus and firewall suite for Windows 7 64-bit. The only two I like the "look" of are Zonelabs Security Suite and ESET Smart Security. Has anyone used either of these in a...
Forum: Software 12 Oct 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 20,208
Posted By aln688
...with what error?

...with what error?
Forum: Software 12 Oct 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,606
Posted By aln688
The only three I know of are Hardware Monitor...

The only three I know of are Hardware Monitor (hmonitor.net), CoreTemp and RealTemp.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Oct 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 5,673
Posted By aln688
Yes I agree, that's a more serious problem! It...

Yes I agree, that's a more serious problem! It sounds like you have application/software problems there, not just a particular feature of the software that's not working. If it were me, I'd think...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Oct 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 5,673
Posted By aln688
FYI - I found out that the option to print...

FYI - I found out that the option to print background colors and images is not only in Internet Options, but it's also under Page Setup! I had to go in there to set it, in order to see backgrounds...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Sep 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,146
Posted By aln688
Any ideas?

Any ideas?
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Sep 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,146
Posted By aln688
Remote Desktop Connection client is locked

This post was originally about not locking the client workstation when RDP'ing the client, I've tried the script above in the sticky but it still locks the client workstation regardless. When I...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Aug 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,656
Posted By aln688
I see, great. Sorry, I meant "RC" build, not RTM...

I see, great. Sorry, I meant "RC" build, not RTM build.
Forum: General Discussion 31 Aug 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,656
Posted By aln688
Latest RTM build of W7?

I've been away for a while from the chaos of trying to obtain the latest build. My current build is 7127 x64, what is the latest available? Before someone mentions it, yes I know W7 is released to...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jun 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 58,735
Posted By aln688
That would be very annoying! I may try that,...

That would be very annoying! I may try that, disconnecting the mouse first and using the keyboard to put the PC into sleep mode. It's not as if sleep mode is a new feature, it's been around for...
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