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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Mar 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By handygrandad
I had a similar problem a while back and...

I had a similar problem a while back and discovered that there was a bug in Google Earth that failed to remove data from a temporary file in the User folder on drive C:. As a consequence it got...
Forum: Tutorials 23 Jan 2014
Replies: 88
Views: 122,036
Posted By handygrandad
Thanks ... ... and ... ... I wonder, is there a way ...

Hi Brink

Thank you for a brilliant set of guides on removing unwanted functions from the Explorer Pane. :thumbsup:

Your instructions are very easy to follow, the only thing I might add would...
Forum: Tutorials 29 Dec 2012
Replies: 77
Views: 459,049
Posted By handygrandad
Bootmgr is missing - or is it ??

I thought it would be helpful to share my recent experience:

Today I upgraded a 60Gig SSD to a 90Gig as I was running out of space .... .... ...

The meant I had to disconnect SATA cables to 3...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,745
Posted By handygrandad
Update on progress

Hi all,

A brief update on progress (or lack of it).

MSCONFIG

I decided to experiment with the settings in msconfig after first making a backup of my C drive. The maximum memory showing in...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,745
Posted By handygrandad
Thanks for the "heads up"... :thumbsup: ...

Thanks for the "heads up"... :thumbsup:

Luckily, I am pre-disposed to put things back as I find them ... so no harm done this time !

NB I have noticed a significant error in my original...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,745
Posted By handygrandad
Thanks for the warm welcome

Thanks for the warm welcome ... ...

It looks as though ZigZag may have identified a possible reason why windows is rejecting 4 sticks (ie 16Gig). I have decided to pursue this until I can...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,745
Posted By handygrandad
msconfig - Looks promising - Pleae tell me more

Hi ZigZag,

I've checked msconfig ... Under Boot tab > Advanced options ...

If I tick the "Number of processors" box I get "1" ... (I am using an Intel i5 - 4 core processor).

If I tick...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,745
Posted By handygrandad
Why is Win 7 only accepting 3 sticks of memory

I have been unable to get Windows to accept a memory upgrade. I want to increase my memory from 4Gig to 8Gig (ie 2 sticks of 2Gig, to 4 sticks of 2 Gig). Windows hangs with all 4 sticks installed,...
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