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Forum: Customization 27 May 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By AaLF
Adding a new shortcut to the Taskbar Triangle icon

Can i add any program's shortcut to that little triangle folder down on the taskbar's right-side. The one where AVs and other important shortcuts appear.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Mar 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By AaLF
Can an SSD be securely deleted of data?

Can an SSD be securely deleted of data? I read somewhere that there is no way to be sure one has scrubbed it clean as it's digital unlike the old HDDs.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jan 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By AaLF
OK. Yes its win7 home prem 64. So 16gb is it. ...

OK. Yes its win7 home prem 64. So 16gb is it. In windows 10 are there dif. versions limiting RAM too?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jan 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By AaLF
My wife is a mod. in a couple of huge women only...

My wife is a mod. in a couple of huge women only forums + facebook etc. She is always researching plenty. She can have up to 30 or more browser tabs open at anytime + Photoshop. It groans at times...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jan 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By AaLF
Yes. Correct. It does have 4 slots for RAM. ...

Yes. Correct. It does have 4 slots for RAM. I'd love to go for 32Gb. So is it only personal choice or is there a dif. in performance 4x8Gb vs 2x16Gb? How can i confirm if i can use 16Gb sticks?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jan 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By AaLF
RAM upgrade advice plz

G'day all. I'm mostly PC illiterate so can u guys help plz.
The 8Gb RAM is not enough. Can you tell me whether this PC can grow to 16GB or 32GB and how many sticks of RAM are best (e.g. 8gb x 2 or...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Jan 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By AaLF
Hooray. Its OK. I was using a generic plug for...

Hooray. Its OK. I was using a generic plug for the DVD & not the one assigned to it. I''m reformatting. now!! :)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Jan 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By AaLF
I get Mr. blinky after i go F12 & select HDD or...

I get Mr. blinky after i go F12 & select HDD or CD-ROM. Both fail. Do i need to go into net bios & not just pick something to boot from screen?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Jan 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By AaLF
I recall the NOT genuine notice mentioned build...

I recall the NOT genuine notice mentioned build 7001. That's an odd no. Mine from memory is about 7601. 7001 seems too old. And her PC is younger than mine.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Jan 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By AaLF
No. nothing like that happened. It was a...

No. nothing like that happened. It was a functioning PC until this morning. Malware can be the only culprit. (my guess). But my wife isn't aware of anything she "did" & I haven't a clue. But...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Jan 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By AaLF
OK. A stressful situation here for me. sorry.

OK. A stressful situation here for me. sorry.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Jan 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By AaLF
The CD case says Win 7 Home Prem OEM software.

The CD case says Win 7 Home Prem OEM software.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Jan 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By AaLF
I have plugged in a new HDD blank + Win 7 CD rom....

I have plugged in a new HDD blank + Win 7 CD rom. The PC gets to the MB welcome screen PRESS F12 to select boot device ----- then nothing but a blinking cursor. No MB intialization proceedure one...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Jan 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By AaLF
Yes of course. We are two senior citizens. Not...

Yes of course. We are two senior citizens. Not kids. We & our PCs live bland lives.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Jan 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By AaLF
Your Win 7 is NOT genuine + no motherboard for you?

We have 2x Win 7 desktops at home. Both 100 percent genuine. And again both my Win 7 CDs are genuine.

All day my wife has appeared to have no net access yet in desperation we selected win7...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Dec 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By AaLF
Thanksmuchly. So far looking good. :)

Thanksmuchly. So far looking good. :)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Dec 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By AaLF
Can I tell win7 to index each HDD? (too many...

Can I tell win7 to index each HDD? (too many folders)

How does one 'index' a drive?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Dec 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By AaLF
But nothing opens. This PC saves opens &...

But nothing opens. This PC saves opens & photoshop's plenty of pics. Just to open a folder or two with bulk photos with thumbnails is taking up to 6 hours.

If RAM is not a problem what is? (keep...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Dec 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By AaLF
DANGER DANGER WILL ROBINSON!! Free RAM <100 out of Available 6326

We have a mid-range PC normally a good-performance PC under generic conditions. But I think its running a little flat.

Installed is 8.0Gb with -


1 x Cdrive HDD
2 x 2Gb Terrabite HDD data...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Dec 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By AaLF
Thanks. I'll post up results.

Thanks. I'll post up results.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Dec 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By AaLF
How to measure RAM in use?

This PC is so slow opening browsers & especially thumbnails in pic folders. Can't see why. Its only re-formatted one week. Got Avira + MWBytes.

Is there a RAM in use widget?
Forum: General Discussion 20 Dec 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By AaLF
Why why why? Maybe a simple answer?

Last few days with plenty on notepads + folders sitting active in taskbar>>> Normal action is - To view them 'hover' over the two notepad or folder icons and each will appear as thumbnails to choose...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Dec 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By AaLF
When I took it out of the silver wrapper &...

When I took it out of the silver wrapper & plugged it in as usual it asked to be initialized > YES > then open up Disk Management & it is already set as TWO unallocated spaces instead of one big blob.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Dec 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By AaLF
Is there any hope ????

bought a 4gb HDD months ago. Finally got around to plugging it in. Disaster.

It is split into 2 drives 1x2gb 1x1.6 gb



The 2TB partition initialized fine.
The 1.6Tb unallocated space...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 07 Dec 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By AaLF
Suddenly cannot see photo previews just jpeg icon

Everything seems correct - "View as large icons' is nominated.

But PC 2 cannot view its jpeg photos unless we open 'em. Just happened today. Reason unknown.
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