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Forum: Drivers 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,237
Posted By H2SO4
Don't be so hard on yourself - I should be the...

Don't be so hard on yourself - I should be the one apologising :)

Anyway, it's OK, I went back to your other thread and dug up most of what I wanted in this instance from the info report you sent...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,571
Posted By H2SO4
I don't doubt your observations but I'm confident...

I don't doubt your observations but I'm confident that the problem you used to experience had nothing to do with the dispatcher lock or Vista's implementation thereof.

A user-perceptible delay is...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 2,657
Posted By H2SO4
Nah. They make slower workstations because...

Nah. They make slower workstations because they're optimised for background tasks as befits a server. It is possible to reconfigure some aspects of that optimisation but not all. If you want a really...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By H2SO4
Hello Flik. This is a special class of BSOD -...

Hello Flik. This is a special class of BSOD - 0x116 - that's caused by the video driver and video card going unresponsive for reasons which are not obvious or explicitly recorded in the minidump....
Forum: Drivers 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,237
Posted By H2SO4
You have officially gone over my head LOL. I have...

You have officially gone over my head LOL. I have no idea what any of that means. [/quote]

Sorry. In order to generate memory dumps when a BSOD occurs, Windows needs a pagefile on the same...
Forum: Drivers 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,237
Posted By H2SO4
No need to search. If they (minidumps) existed,...

No need to search. If they (minidumps) existed, they'd be right in that location. The fact that you're experiencing BSODs without minidumps means either:

a) [Unlikely] the crash itself occurs in...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 4,775
Posted By H2SO4
It can make a difference to machines under heavy...

It can make a difference to machines under heavy memory pressure, either because of low amounts of RAM, lots of large processes running concurrently (a high "commit charge"), or both.

In most...
Forum: Drivers 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,237
Posted By H2SO4
Are the minidump files themselves showing up as...

Are the minidump files themselves showing up as being 0 bytes in size when you examine the contents of \Windows\Minidump? If you open them in Notepad, just for laughs, are they actually empty?

If...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 5,708
Posted By H2SO4
Your symptom just looks similar from the outside...

Your symptom just looks similar from the outside because the screen is blue and the text is white. There's no reason right now to think that the cause of the crashes is the same.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 5,708
Posted By H2SO4
Hello and welcome to SF :) Please review...

Hello and welcome to SF :)

Please review the following post for information on the data necessary to analyse these types of crashes:
...
Forum: Drivers 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,237
Posted By H2SO4
It's highly unlikely that multiple 3rd-party...

It's highly unlikely that multiple 3rd-party firewall drivers would all happen to develop similar crash-inducing bugs at the same time. My guess is that there's something else that's fundamentally...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 144,881
Posted By H2SO4
3: kd> x...

3: kd> x tcpip!TcpCreateAndConnectTcbRateLimitDepth
fffff880`01b81d3c tcpip!TcpCreateAndConnectTcbRateLimitDepth = <no type information>
3: kd> dd fffff880`01b81d3c l1
fffff880`01b81d3c 00000000...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 144,881
Posted By H2SO4
No problem mate :)

No problem mate :)
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,190
Posted By H2SO4
Have a look at the RASPHONE and RASDIAL...

Have a look at the RASPHONE and RASDIAL command-line utilities. They're scriptable, so you could relatively easily create a shortcut to a batch file which invokes the desired connectoid.
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,159
Posted By H2SO4
Reporting issue in the driver.

Reporting issue in the driver.
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By H2SO4
TCP "window scaling" = the use of a multiplier in...

TCP "window scaling" = the use of a multiplier in the "options" header to signify the true size of the receive window as the product of the indicated window and the scaling factor.

No, I don't...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 8,768
Posted By H2SO4
Glad to hear things are looking up :) The...

Glad to hear things are looking up :)

The malware wasn't caused by the memory issues, and I'm relatively confident there were one or two crashes which looked more like unreliable memory than...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,651
Posted By H2SO4
Something seemed called for :)

Something seemed called for :)
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,651
Posted By H2SO4
Would you like a hug?

Would you like a hug?
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 11,267
Posted By H2SO4
I have no idea which current routers support it,...

I have no idea which current routers support it, but I just wanted to mention a few things about IPv6.

The Chinese love it. Not because of any particular national or ethnic predisposition, but...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 6,060
Posted By H2SO4
aem; I am not sure I understand your post,...

aem;

I am not sure I understand your post, hope you can clear it up for me?

Windows 7 install, by default, gives you the option of naming the first user account, with Administrator...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By H2SO4
In the absence of workload, the processor enters...

In the absence of workload, the processor enters progressively deeper states of sleep (called "C-states"), but it bounces right back when given something to do.

It's nothing to worry about - on...
Forum: Graphic Cards 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 11,683
Posted By H2SO4
The "number" (stop code) is the numerical...

The "number" (stop code) is the numerical representation of the "error" you're referring to, and they're documented together in a variety of places.

In this instance: 0x116 = VIDEO_TDR_ERROR
...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,571
Posted By H2SO4
The dispatcher lock improvements are generally...

The dispatcher lock improvements are generally only going to be "felt" in a measurable way on servers. Thread contention is not as big an issue on client systems - the processors spend the majority...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Nov 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,571
Posted By H2SO4
Hello and welcome to SF :) If you want to...

Hello and welcome to SF :)

If you want to discuss anything based on the info logicearth suggested - please consider doing so here!
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