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Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By Pete4
Internet explorer/firefox/chrome or whatever...

Internet explorer/firefox/chrome or whatever you're using for internet browsing could add and accumulate many small files into it's cache if not cleared on regular basis.
Forum: Media Center 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By Pete4
Maybe OP should try another player like VLC or...

Maybe OP should try another player like VLC or MPC (easy to google) since Windows Media Player "out of the box" will choke or not play at all amazingly large amount of file formats from popular FLV...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By Pete4
If you feel adventures and savvy with computers,...

If you feel adventures and savvy with computers, you could use BCDedit to remove non existing entries, change timeouts etc., but you need to understand what you're doing, since wrong entry could make...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Pete4
The probable reason for those results is the way...

The probable reason for those results is the way resource monitor calculates CPU usage. When you were running hot you were probably throttling and your CPU run at reduced maximum frequency, let's say...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By Pete4
In the past some Vista drivers worked in Win7,...

In the past some Vista drivers worked in Win7, just make sure you get the bits right, do they have such?
Not sure about your plan, but you could try running Virtual xp, but in the end the most...
Forum: System Security 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By Pete4
I just did it with my friends computer with...

I just did it with my friends computer with different highjacker, so go here:
V9.com Virus Removal | Virus-Experts.com (http://virus-experts.com/v9-com-portal-site-removal)
and follow instructions...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By Pete4
I'm not 100% clear: did you just shutdown some...

I'm not 100% clear: did you just shutdown some startup programs or did you also shutdown some services as well? Can you access start up programs and services any other way? from cc or from control...
Forum: Sound & Audio 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By Pete4
If the sound stop working on both windows, I...

If the sound stop working on both windows, I would look for common denominator and that would be hardware and BIOS. Is there anything in BIOS regarding PCI set up, IRQ etc ?
Forum: Graphic Cards 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Pete4
Actually my laptop cpu is faster than my quad...

Actually my laptop cpu is faster than my quad core desktop at work, so as long as i/o can keep up, I don't see why it wouldn't work. Also outside GPU would be much easier to cool, even water cooling...
Forum: Software 04 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By Pete4
the nice thing about passmark performance test is...

the nice thing about passmark performance test is it's database with pretty much every cpu/gpu sold in past few years, where you can compare similar spec PC's to yours to see where are you standing,...
Forum: Graphic Cards 04 Jun 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Pete4
Actually there are eGPU's. Here there is 11000...

Actually there are eGPU's. Here there is 11000 posts about it:
Graphics Card Forum, eGPU (http://forum.notebookreview.com/e-gpu-external-graphics-discussion/)
That it doesn't always work, when and...
Forum: News 04 Jun 2014
Replies: 253
Views: 8,185
Posted By Pete4
I have used Win 8 for about a year, I have...

I have used Win 8 for about a year, I have Android tablets, I have Android phablet phone, so I'm speaking from personal experience, the Win 8 was completely useless, I was hoping I get used to it and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Jun 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By Pete4
Help cooling down Sandy Bridge Dell laptop?

Simple problem, I can't find solution, maybe somebody can suggest something novel that will work. Dell Latitude with Sandy Bridge i5 idles at 50C, at full load it will hit over 100C and starts...
Forum: News 04 Jun 2014
Replies: 60
Views: 2,596
Posted By Pete4
Funny, I just came across this article few hours...

Funny, I just came across this article few hours after my previous post:
Get ready for car software updates - Jun. 4, 2014...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jun 2014
Replies: 51
Views: 1,876
Posted By Pete4
Sorry, I misspoke, it was fresh install and I...

Sorry, I misspoke, it was fresh install and I should have said Windows default settings are wrong and I had to change many of them, like making all folders visible, show file extensions, disable...
Forum: News 04 Jun 2014
Replies: 60
Views: 2,596
Posted By Pete4
Show me computer without operating system, that...

Show me computer without operating system, that is not useless piece of junk and show me usage for Win xp, that does not require some type of computer hardware and I agree with you 100%.
How about...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jun 2014
Replies: 51
Views: 1,876
Posted By Pete4
Reinstall is really very time consuming option if...

Reinstall is really very time consuming option if you have multiple paid programs and games. I was just forced to do fresh reinstall of Windows on my laptop due to HDD crash and just setting Windows...
Forum: News 03 Jun 2014
Replies: 60
Views: 2,596
Posted By Pete4
[/QUOTE] I think we are confusing 2 things:...

[/QUOTE]

I think we are confusing 2 things: Every product that is in production and currently for sale has to be supported by the maker. That is the support MS gives to Win 8.1 users. As far as...
Forum: News 03 Jun 2014
Replies: 60
Views: 2,596
Posted By Pete4
The problem with 10 year support period is this:...

The problem with 10 year support period is this: Vista was released in 2007 and many people were buying XP instead way after 2007, since Vista had many problems and therefore they never got 10yr...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By Pete4
I found this quote: "So for example Phenom IIs...

I found this quote:
"So for example Phenom IIs have a recommended 62C "Core Temp" limit while not exceeding 60C for extended periods.
It has long been argued that the recommended limit is merely a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By Pete4
If I had to make totally wild guess, I would...

If I had to make totally wild guess, I would speculate there is another program running that takes control of the pad. I would boot in a safe mode to see if that helps, if not I would try to look at...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By Pete4
I'm not sure about lack of memory, maybe you...

I'm not sure about lack of memory, maybe you should check it with task manager, but normally if the system is low on memory it would have to swap memory to hard drive back and forth and wait for slow...
Forum: News 02 Jun 2014
Replies: 60
Views: 2,596
Posted By Pete4
According to this : Windows 7 is still growing...

According to this :
Windows 7 is still growing in market share - GSMArena Blog (http://blog.gsmarena.com/windows-7-still-growing-market-share/)
At the moment Win7 has 50% market share
Win XP 25 %...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jun 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 14,372
Posted By Pete4
The only problem with first method is that if the...

The only problem with first method is that if the original drive breaks, you can't boot up into second drive either without Win repair CD, so choosing bootup sequence using BIOS is safer in the sense...
Forum: Graphic Cards 02 Jun 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By Pete4
OK, this is quick review what chroma subsampling...

OK, this is quick review what chroma subsampling is in general: Chroma subsampling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chroma_subsampling)
Some TV's have PC or game...
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