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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Nov 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 3,915
Posted By nyg
I am trying to figure out now what is changing...

I am trying to figure out now what is changing the value back to 1. I haven't isolated when it happens, maybe within a few days of my editing my registry to set it to 0.

I have a theory that...
Forum: Drivers 20 Nov 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 144,327
Posted By nyg
some additional observations

I'm working through a related problem, trying to install a fresh Windows 7 Enterprise on an old X201. I have the "Intel Centrino Advanced N + 6250" card. I figure that once I get that running and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Aug 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,925
Posted By nyg
We're seeing increasing evidence that the problem...

We're seeing increasing evidence that the problem may be in the Lenovo X201 model that I'm plugging these in to. We are seeing other marginal behaviors with the X201s in our company (crashes, flaky...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Aug 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,925
Posted By nyg
So an update on the SSD saga. My Intel SSD...

So an update on the SSD saga. My Intel SSD failed over the weekend.
Luckily, I had a very recent system image so the overall impact hasn't been devastating.

I am not sure what happened with the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 Aug 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,915
Posted By nyg
Setting ClearPageFileAtShutdown to zero changed...

Setting ClearPageFileAtShutdown to zero changed the shutdown time from 2.5 minutes to about 30 seconds.
I am not so worried about the security concerns because I am using PGP Whole Disk Encryption. ...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Aug 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 87,827
Posted By nyg
Problem solved thank you.

Brilliant! Thank you. When I read this, I realized that indeed I had been messing around with Internet Connection Sharing, to help colleagues at a workshop without Internet, to connect via my...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Aug 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,925
Posted By nyg
OK - I hope that saves someone else; my Crucial...

OK - I hope that saves someone else; my Crucial drives are on their way back to Micron.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Aug 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,915
Posted By nyg
Also if one is running full disk encryption such...

Also if one is running full disk encryption such as bitlocker or PGP whole disk encryption, the clearing of the page file would be relatively pointless, right?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Aug 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,915
Posted By nyg
Putting the pagefile on the SSD is exactly what...

Putting the pagefile on the SSD is exactly what the SSD ought to be good at, especially for Windows, where bloated applications like Outlook spend most of their time crushing the IO system with page...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Aug 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 87,827
Posted By nyg
Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client - Installation/Use Problems

:cry:

I've been suffering from Cisco AnyConnect VPN client problems for a couple of weeks.
I had been a successful user connecting to my company's VPN, for years, but then tried to use the Client...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Aug 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,915
Posted By nyg
Thinking about it I suspect this might be due to...

Thinking about it I suspect this might be due to VSS, the shadow copy. In fact SQL server has some sort of service that does a VSS backup of the database. Hard to confirm though without event log...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Aug 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,915
Posted By nyg
There's boatloads of stuff on my machine...

There's boatloads of stuff on my machine (Dynamics, Adobe Creative Suite, ...)
Now that you've got me thinking about it, Dynamics runs a local version of SQL server.
That would be just the ticket...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Aug 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,915
Posted By nyg
trying to debug slow shutdown

I'm trying to debug a slow shutdown on my laptop with an SSD.

I've done the msconfig to so non-microsoft services and other startups do not start at boot but this doesn't make a big difference.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Aug 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,925
Posted By nyg
Why would Lenovo Win 7 be a problem? As it...

Why would Lenovo Win 7 be a problem?

As it turns out, when I set up the Intel SSD I used an install disk from my IT department for Windows Enterprise; our company has a corporate subscription.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Aug 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,925
Posted By nyg
Sounds plausible. For the record, my laptop is...

Sounds plausible. For the record, my laptop is a Lenovo X201, a year or so old. The Device manager reports that I have the driver Standard ACHI 1.0 Serial Driver for SATA. The driver is from...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Aug 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 10,905
Posted By nyg
HP Photosmart S20 under Windows 7

The HP PhotoSmart S20 is an old model HP scanner for negatives, small prints, and slides. There is really nothing comparable out there any more for this sort of thing, especially at the consumer...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Aug 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,925
Posted By nyg
brand of SSD matters

If you can afford it, an SSD is so incredibly awesome for Windows 7. The machine boots in 30 seconds; applications are turbocharged. It actually makes bloated Microsoft software enjoyable.:p

One...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Aug 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 11,944
Posted By nyg
HP Cue device discovery service is evil

The HP Cue device discovery service definitely has bugs and slows Windows 7 down.
I spent a bit of time looking through boot event logs to try to understand why my laptop would hang, for a couple of...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Aug 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 9,998
Posted By nyg
interested in this problem too

I have a Lenovo X201 and an Intel SSD. Booting Windows 7 is blazingly fast - about 35 seconds! As is everything else on Windows 7 with the SSD. I'll never go back, but that is another thread....
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