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Forum: General Discussion 06 Jul 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,045
Posted By ppp
Very nice. Now I just need to dust off my...

Very nice. Now I just need to dust off my "converting VHD to something I can use" skills.
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jul 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,547
Posted By ppp
Why would MS bundle in other companies' browsers?...

Why would MS bundle in other companies' browsers? You want Opera? Go download it. They did what everyone asked and took IE out... now you want them to go find the latest FireFox for you? C'mon,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Jun 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 4,943
Posted By ppp
I had exactly the same problem under Vista. It is...

I had exactly the same problem under Vista. It is definitely a new Win7/Vista networking thing. I don't know what fixed it, although I might suggest disabling IPv6 and running the standard Vista...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Jun 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 22,297
Posted By ppp
Ok NO. I now get full speed to the Internet, and...

Ok NO. I now get full speed to the Internet, and to the VPN (Hamachi) but NOT to the local LAN. This is odd, because Hamachi SHOULD look like a local LAN to Windows.

I'm very confused by this. I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Jun 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 22,297
Posted By ppp
YES. I can verify that these drivers provide me...

YES. I can verify that these drivers provide me the full 1.0MBPS (8 mbit) upload that I ought to get to the Internet. When I actually get home I will be able to verify full transmit to the local LAN....
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Jun 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 22,297
Posted By ppp
Nevermind, I found them. Trying now.

Nevermind, I found them. Trying now.
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Jun 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 22,297
Posted By ppp
Ok sadly that link is for driver version...

Ok sadly that link is for driver version 6.218.0317.2009

*sigh*
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Jun 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 22,297
Posted By ppp
Oh hot dog! Yeah I have the 8168 so the same...

Oh hot dog! Yeah I have the 8168 so the same driver SHOULD work. I will try it when I get home and let you know ASAP!
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Jun 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,699
Posted By ppp
I don't get freezes I get REAAAAALLLLLLY slow...

I don't get freezes I get REAAAAALLLLLLY slow connections. Like 500KB/sec. on the local LAN.
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Jun 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 22,297
Posted By ppp
Glad you found your solution. I am having the...

Glad you found your solution. I am having the SAME problem (20MBit download, 500KB upload to internal LAN) with my AMD/ATI motherboard's onboard NIC. It's making me crazy.
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Jun 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 2,185
Posted By ppp
While not directly related to your immediate...

While not directly related to your immediate problem, I want to share that I am having router issues as well.

Direct machine-to-machine copies from my Win7 desktop to my Win7 laptop over my...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jun 2009
Replies: 59
Views: 26,104
Posted By ppp
Having not played with Vista SP2 I can't comment...

Having not played with Vista SP2 I can't comment on the accuracy of this statement. I'll have to trust you. But I can say that while I'm ok with making use of available memory, I'm not ok with...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Jun 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 5,290
Posted By ppp
Quoted for truth. Registry cleaners are a waste...

Quoted for truth. Registry cleaners are a waste of time.

You know what else is a waste of time? Network "tweakers". The only "tweaks" that work for a modern OS's networking... are turning off...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jun 2009
Replies: 78
Views: 6,606
Posted By ppp
Did anyone notice he's comparing XP x64 to Win7...

Did anyone notice he's comparing XP x64 to Win7 x64? I call troll. Anyone who says XP x64 is anything other than A. Dui Pyle is just flat out lying.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Jun 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 31,322
Posted By ppp
For Windows 7 you MUST use the online source,...

For Windows 7 you MUST use the online source, otherwise it just won't work.
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jun 2009
Replies: 59
Views: 26,104
Posted By ppp
Are you sure that what killed Vista's "WOW"...

Are you sure that what killed Vista's "WOW" wasn't that it was a huge resource pig? I mean, its memory footprint at idle is 2x (or more) that of Windows XP or Windows 7.

I'm just sayin'.

Or...
Forum: News 17 Jun 2009
Replies: 159
Views: 13,435
Posted By ppp
Will this just be a nicer front-end for Forefront...

Will this just be a nicer front-end for Forefront Client Security? I'm using that now and it's quite nice, really.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 Jun 2009
Replies: 21
Views: 22,878
Posted By ppp
Maybe. I've seen weird things happen with Win7 +...

Maybe. I've seen weird things happen with Win7 + Outlook 2010 + certs that does NOT happen with Vista/XP+ 2010, and doesn't happen with Win7+Outlook2007. Essentially if the certs aren't JUST RIGHT,...
Forum: Software 13 Jun 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 7,192
Posted By ppp
Or... you could fix your computer. If WMP...

Or... you could fix your computer. If WMP "muffles files", there's something broken.
Forum: Software 13 Jun 2009
Replies: 30
Views: 7,831
Posted By ppp
The best reason to not use N360 is that it is the...

The best reason to not use N360 is that it is the worst program EVER WRITTEN FOR ANY PLATFORM EVER.

Uninstall it immediately, before it destroys your computer - which it will, because it is more...
Forum: News 02 Jun 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 3,120
Posted By ppp
There isn't much precedent for it, although...

There isn't much precedent for it, although Office is their single-most-installed app so it's possible they might do it. I can't think of any other apps/servers/suites that they distribute on one...
Forum: News 02 Jun 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 3,128
Posted By ppp
What, again?

This has been talked about SO many times. In the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, and today. It seems every 5-10 years someone decides that this is the way to go, and makes all sorts of predictions. And yet...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 May 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,044
Posted By ppp
Windows 7 default drivers work flawlessly on my...

Windows 7 default drivers work flawlessly on my HP workstation (dual-socket quad-core Xeon), and on my HP laptop (centrino duo)...

But not on my home PC which runs an AMD/ATI chipset with an X2...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 May 2009
Replies: 34
Views: 13,913
Posted By ppp
I used to be a services tweaker... but I...

I used to be a services tweaker... but I recovered. Now I ignore all these tweaking sites, or at best go read them and laugh. While I think Black Viper does a superb job, I love reading his "99.99%...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 May 2009
Replies: 21
Views: 22,878
Posted By ppp
I guarantee this is an ISP or Cert problem. It...

I guarantee this is an ISP or Cert problem. It has nothing to do with Windows 7. Nothing at all.
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