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Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
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Posted By profdlp
Look at his post history.

Look at his post history.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By profdlp
Just stop after Step 9. :) The streamlined...

Just stop after Step 9. :)

The streamlined version:

Uncheck everything in the Startup tab. Apply and reboot. You will get a noticed that you disabled some stuff. Just say OK.

Check to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By profdlp
Go here: ...

Go here: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1401-startup-programs-change.html

Once there, scroll down to Method Three.


Don't you think the poor guy has enough troubles?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By profdlp
Try using msconfig to disable all the extra stuff...

Try using msconfig to disable all the extra stuff loading at startup. Reboot and see if the high CPU usage continues. If not, add the things you disabled in msconfig back in one at a time until you...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By profdlp
Have you checked the box "Show processes from all...

Have you checked the box "Show processes from all users"?
Forum: News 23 Jun 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 27,573
Posted By profdlp
No sign of GWX after finally installing the...

No sign of GWX after finally installing the rollup update today. It's a shame that something as simple as applying a patch has to be undertaken with so much finger-crossing.
Forum: News 22 Jun 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 27,573
Posted By profdlp
I'm assuming there is nothing W10-ish in this...

I'm assuming there is nothing W10-ish in this latest update, then? :)
Forum: News 21 Jun 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 27,573
Posted By profdlp
That would be nice, but I'm a little wary at this...

That would be nice, but I'm a little wary at this point. It's a 27.5MB patch and Google returns just one hit at this point - the Microsoft description: ...
Forum: Tutorials 19 Jun 2016
Replies: 1,667
Views: 526,492
Posted By profdlp
^ That is very good advice. :)

^ That is very good advice. :)
Forum: News 12 Jun 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 27,573
Posted By profdlp
I think that is wise advice. I'd be counting on...

I think that is wise advice. I'd be counting on restoring a W7 image, but who knows if or when I would see that "your product is not genuine" notice?
Forum: News 11 Jun 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 27,573
Posted By profdlp
My understanding is that anyone can do a clean...

My understanding is that anyone can do a clean Win 10 install to a blank drive via a downloaded ISO from Microsoft and activate it with a Win 7 Product Key. As opposed to doing an upgrade install via...
Forum: News 11 Jun 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 27,573
Posted By profdlp
Given the stunts that MS has pulled thus far, not...

Given the stunts that MS has pulled thus far, not extremely confident by any means. I'm going mostly on the idea that they are currently offering the 30-Day rollback so there must be some procedure...
Forum: News 11 Jun 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 27,573
Posted By profdlp
Regarding the end of the free trial, while I...

Regarding the end of the free trial, while I don't foresee myself using it, I'll probably do the "upgrade" while it is still free. Then I'll make an image of the W10 system and immediately restore...
Forum: Graphic Cards 10 Jun 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By profdlp
Haven't had this particular problem myself, but...

Haven't had this particular problem myself, but as a guess I would start by looking into the controls for your video card. My AMD graphics control panel has a lot of individual settings for each...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By profdlp
The final backup set is sent to another pair of...

The final backup set is sent to another pair of hard drives on a different computer. That computer serves mostly as a place to store those backups, along with being my print server. I have those...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By profdlp
Why thank you, Jedi Master! :D I should add...

Why thank you, Jedi Master! :D

I should add that I bought a pair of Seagate 4TB drives and have them configured. Thanks to everyone for their advice! :thumbsup:
Forum: News 14 May 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 27,573
Posted By profdlp
We have been having problems with WU on a lot of...

We have been having problems with WU on a lot of machines at work. We are all Domain users and our Admin is judicious about which updates he permits. (All of the Important ones, some of the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By profdlp
FreeFileSync gives me time to change my mind if I...

FreeFileSync gives me time to change my mind if I goof. I have a spare computer that acts as the third backup location. By staggering the schedules I get a plan like this:

1) Create or Delete a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By profdlp
That is actually the drive I have for my C:...

That is actually the drive I have for my C: drive. It's a 256GB model and is currently 61% full. I may bump it to the 512GB version as the prices seem to keep on falling. :D

Will do. I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By profdlp
Thanks. This has been quite helpful. :) I...

Thanks. This has been quite helpful. :)

I know that asking about brand preferences in HDs is like debating brands of motor oil (everyone has their most and least favorite and no one agrees on...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By profdlp
Thanks. Would it be safe to say that any UEFI...

Thanks. Would it be safe to say that any UEFI BIOS would include GPT, and that they all would pretty much handle drives of any size?

Also, should I expect to have to jump through any hoops...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By profdlp
Max HD Size Asus P8Z68-V Pro UEFI

My last major upgrade was over four years ago. I am using this MB:

https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/P8Z68V_PRO/

It states this:

My 2TB drive is packed and I would like to go to 4TB. Will...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Apr 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By profdlp
I'll add that program to my "Avoid" list, then. ...

I'll add that program to my "Avoid" list, then. :confused:
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Apr 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By profdlp
I'm glad the wayward drive returned home. It...

I'm glad the wayward drive returned home. It might not be a bad idea to check all the cables and power connections, then do a full hard drive test soon. They're not supposed to just disappear like...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Apr 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By profdlp
Try using TestDisk to recover your partition: ...

Try using TestDisk to recover your partition:

TestDisk - Partition Recovery and File Undelete (http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk)
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