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Forum: Software 16 Feb 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,633
Posted By bobright
Good thread I am looking for a new Anti-Virus...

Good thread I am looking for a new Anti-Virus program as well currently am using AVG free.

I am looking for something that is non-resource heavy how is MSE in comparison to AVG? Or just in...
Forum: Software 16 Feb 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,915
Posted By bobright
Group hug everybody?? :D I don't think I'm...

Group hug everybody?? :D

I don't think I'm going to touch anything as right now I've got my PC running pretty darn good after defrag, malwarbytes, spybot scans etc

It's actually booting up...
Forum: Software 14 Feb 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,915
Posted By bobright
Is there a website to see what is safe/unsafe to check in Autoruns?

I'd like to get a quicker boot time if possible on my machine. I know ive got a few things running and it appears a lot of things that probably arent system related.

Is there some place I can...
Forum: Software 13 Feb 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,318
Posted By bobright
List of recommended apps/software for PC maintenence?

I'm from the old school days of using only spybot s&d and ad-aware but knowing times change and all, looking to get more current and clean my PC back up in the process. In doing a little research I'm...
Forum: Software 13 Feb 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,518
Posted By bobright
I know this is an old thread but instead of...

I know this is an old thread but instead of making a new one, I had this same question so figure I post here. Is the consensus still the same that cleaning/compacting the registry isn't worth doing?...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Feb 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By bobright
I appreciate that guys, understood and scales...

I appreciate that guys, understood and scales tipped (except Brink need to spread some rep around first). :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Feb 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By bobright
Brink, right on yeah its always off unless I am...

Brink, right on yeah its always off unless I am adding files to it as I use it as a backup External HDD.

I got a question on the defragmenting part - is it good to defragment before or after...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Feb 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By bobright
External Hard Drive maintenace?

So other than defragment is there anything else I could do maintain and prolong the life of an External HDD? I have come across some things via google but most are old from years ago looking for some...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jul 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 33,245
Posted By bobright
Thanks for reply, this program says the folder...

Thanks for reply, this program says the folder isnt in use and even allows me to rename the folder(s) within the program. Yet when I want to rename normally I cant - what the heck gives?

This is a...
Forum: Software 08 Jul 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 8,295
Posted By bobright
The fact that it's automatic and completely hands...

The fact that it's automatic and completely hands free since Windows Vista...people STILL ask about it for Windows 7? That's obsession.[/QUOTE]

Look up obsession, and you'll see why I disagree....
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jul 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 17,626
Posted By bobright
Old thread I know, however I am having this same...

Old thread I know, however I am having this same problem, but when I look for Inkfile all mine shows is Inffile - is this the one? If I click it I see Default and FriendlyTypeName but that is it...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jul 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 21,502
Posted By bobright
Thanks Brink, sorry for the late response as I've...

Thanks Brink, sorry for the late response as I've been on vacation!

Where would one go to do this repair install clean and safely? Darned Gateway doesn't come with install discs so I may just have...
Forum: Software 07 Jul 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 8,295
Posted By bobright
Thanks guys will definitely have a look at all...

Thanks guys will definitely have a look at all the recommendations, a friend says Diskeeper is really good and installed it on my PC for me to try. Thing is I'm not sure how to run it, should I...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jul 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 33,245
Posted By bobright
Trouble renaming folders, always get folder or file is open ?

Ok this is really annoying and I've about had it up to here.. :confused:

Why is it everytime I want to rename a folder for instance of music, that has never even been opened yet, i always get "The...
Forum: Software 30 Jun 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 8,295
Posted By bobright
What is a good Windows 7 defragmenter?

well i havent degramented my hard drive since i bought my new computer about 5-6 months back or so and its about that time. ive been out of the loop on the computer world lately so thought id make a...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 21,502
Posted By bobright
after a search...I am having this same problem. ...

after a search...I am having this same problem.

if I do a repair install would it mess with anything on my hard drive as far as music, programs etc? what if i have my c drive partitioned with said...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Feb 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,535
Posted By bobright
i cant pin this program to my toolbar?

so im trying to drag and drop a program/icon from my dekstop to pin on my taskbar but it wont. why is this?

is there some sort of limit...i got about 12 programs or so pinned to it :confused:
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Feb 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 12,417
Posted By bobright
Windows 7 power plan Balanced or High Performance?

so i was running tuneup utilities and its giving me recommendations to optimize my comp. it has the option of setting my power plan to be balanced or for high performance, what does the majority use?...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Feb 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 6,228
Posted By bobright
Ok how about if I dont want to be the main...

Ok how about if I dont want to be the main "hidden" admin, but I want to assign the user I am using full Admin privilidges? How do I do this? I noticed when I do things like open a setup.exe file it...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Feb 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,587
Posted By bobright
is it worth creating a restore point? for safety

i remember back then it wouldnt be good to keep restore points as it could make viruses linger, or just was not reliable

is that still the case? or is it worth making restore points?
Forum: General Discussion 04 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 8,418
Posted By bobright
Nice will have a look

Nice will have a look
Forum: Media Center 04 Feb 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 18,274
Posted By bobright
Windows 7 media center sharing with ps3..

How is this done? ive added the folders in windows media center id like to share but when i go on my ps3 it says its not registered or something? :mad:

could we use the media center and ps3 for...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 8,418
Posted By bobright
How/where can i set my pc to shut down at certain time

so i know even older pcs without windows 7 allowed this, a certain shut down time.

where do i go in windows 7 to shut my pc down in say a few hours or so? is that possible?
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Feb 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 6,023
Posted By bobright
Yup, so I always hear about said bloatware what...

Yup, so I always hear about said bloatware what is it and can I remove it?

already deleted couple things like norton and free game trials
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,623
Posted By bobright
Thanks guys @kodi now that does the trick...

Thanks guys

@kodi now that does the trick without fully deleting ;)
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