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Forum: General Discussion 20 Jan 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 7,452
Posted By joema
It does not fix the above issues. I have used...

It does not fix the above issues. I have used those settings since Win7 was released, and the problem still happens.

As mentioned in the above links, the problem is erratic. You can make a change,...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jan 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 7,452
Posted By joema
That doesn't fix it. See the above links.

That doesn't fix it. See the above links.
Forum: General Discussion 01 Nov 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 7,452
Posted By joema
Status update: the problem is still not fixed,...

Status update: the problem is still not fixed, and users report the behavior is also in the Windows 8 Developer Preview.

Low-level Microsoft personnel have stated it's "by design", but nobody at...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Feb 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 6,833
Posted By joema
I have exactly the same problem. Drive is HDD...

I have exactly the same problem. Drive is HDD 3T|HITACHI 0S03208.

Windows 7 Home Edition SP1 64-bit
Motherboard: EVGA P55 FTW (A59 BIOS)
CPU: quad-core Intel i7-860 @ 3.8Ghz, hyperthreading on,...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Nov 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 61,888
Posted By joema
I don't think it's a repairable problem. More...

I don't think it's a repairable problem. More likely it's a bug in Windows or WMP.

On my system it happens occasionally under these conditions:

(1) Play a MP4 video
(2) Close WMP and *quickly*...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Nov 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 5,141
Posted By joema
I did some perf. tests with AHCI on and off, and...

I did some perf. tests with AHCI on and off, and couldn't tell any difference. That was about a year ago.

If you have a SATA optical drive, enabling AHCI may prevent it from working properly. This...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Aug 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 7,544
Posted By joema
My Win7 install was totally clean, likewise my...

My Win7 install was totally clean, likewise my brother's. We both have the Explorer "jump down" problem.

If it never happens on those who upgraded from Vista, that would be interesting. Do we know...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Aug 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 7,544
Posted By joema
This is a major irritant in Win7 Explorer and a...

This is a major irritant in Win7 Explorer and a change from behavior of previous versions. Many have complained about it other threads and other forums:
...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 06 May 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 14,002
Posted By joema
"Comments" are a JPEG header item. There's a...

"Comments" are a JPEG header item. There's a 0xFFFE comment marker in the header, followed by a 2-byte length field. Comments are unformatted free text.

The confusion comes from Windows *also*...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 06 May 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 14,002
Posted By joema
I tried Irfanview 4.25, FastStone 4.2, and...

I tried Irfanview 4.25, FastStone 4.2, and Scott's JPEG Commenter ver 1.2. None work for .jpg comments entered by the Windows 7 Explorer.

IOW JPEG comments entered by Win7 Explorer aren't visible...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 04 May 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 14,002
Posted By joema
Yes I tried all combinations using the "Comments"...

Yes I tried all combinations using the "Comments" keyword: delimited and non-delimited arguments, leading and trailing wildcards, search terms at beginning of comment field, etc. Nothing works.
...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 04 May 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 14,002
Posted By joema
Thanks, the .jpg comments are already present and...

Thanks, the .jpg comments are already present and viewable in Explorer if Organize | Layout | Details is enabled.

My question is how to *search* through many photos for already-existing comments....
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 04 May 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 14,002
Posted By joema
How to search jpg metadata, specifically comments?

I have thousands of .jpg images which also have metadata in the .jpg header. One of these metadata fields is "comments", e.g. "My dog spot when he was 2 yrs old".

Is there any way Windows Search...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Apr 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 30,705
Posted By joema
Since the first part of this thread contains many...

Since the first part of this thread contains many speculative remedies which don't fix the most likely cause of this, I created a new thread with a more concise title, problem description and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Apr 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 26,715
Posted By joema
Slow Explorer progress bar on large folder

Clicking on a large folder in Explorer can cause a slowly-moving green progress bar. In some cases this can take several minutes to complete.

A common cause is thumbnail caching of image and...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,600
Posted By joema
Content search result highlighting not consistent

The highlighting of content search results isn't consistent in Win7. When searching for content text across several hundred .doc or .txt files within a single folder, the search result term is...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 16 Feb 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,303
Posted By joema
I gave up pursuing it and just switched to VLC...

I gave up pursuing it and just switched to VLC media player. It happens on so many videos I'm convinced it can't be purely the "poorly multiplexed" issue as sole cause.

It doesn't happen with...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Feb 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 7,452
Posted By joema
OK, further research shows this is a widely-known...

OK, further research shows this is a widely-known problem. It's more serious than a folder jumping around when you click on it.

The problem also happens when doing a drag/drop to the Windows...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Feb 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,873
Posted By joema
I confirm this behavior on my machine running...

I confirm this behavior on my machine running Win7 64-bit.

Happens even if all Aero features and other display optimizations are off, IOW Control Panel | System | Advanced System Settings |...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Feb 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 6,368
Posted By joema
Thanks for the info and all the other helpful...

Thanks for the info and all the other helpful advice.

I see Chrome now has extensions, similar to FF: https://chrome.google.com/extensions

Don't currently see one which saves images to a...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Feb 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 6,368
Posted By joema
Default browser "save image" location

This isn't a bug but to document current IE/Chrome/FF behavior when saving an image.

When viewing a jpg image in IE 8.0.7600.16385, if you do right-click | Save Picture As, the default save...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Dec 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 8,516
Posted By joema
Other info: despite the Event Log showing the...

Other info: despite the Event Log showing the crash in Flash10d.ocx, ver 10.0.42.34, that version wasn't listed in IE8 Tools | Internet Options | Programs | Manage add-ons, at least before doing the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Dec 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 8,516
Posted By joema
32-bit IE8 crashes in Flash10d.ocx

When closing this web page, 32-bit IE8 ver 8.0.7600.16385 crashes consistently in Flash10d.ocx. Flash version: 10.0.42.34. Web page: Game of the Year Category - GameSpot's Best Games of 2009...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Dec 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 7,996
Posted By joema
I did some basic perf. tests with HDTach, PC...

I did some basic perf. tests with HDTach, PC Passmark, and xcopy. Performance for both Velociraptor and Barracuda seemed the same in IDE as AHCI mode, so it's not hurting performance. I have some...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Dec 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 7,996
Posted By joema
Yes, it says "Windows has determined the driver...

Yes, it says "Windows has determined the driver software for your device is up to date."

I have an updated firmware file for the optical drive, but LG says don't install it to solve this problem....
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