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Forum: Software 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By lehnerus2000
isn't it possible for a software to figure out...

isn't it possible for a software to figure out the white pixels and make it grey forcefully?. Or isn't there a way to trick the display driver to show grey instead of white color on screen?[/QUOTE]...
Forum: News 3 Days Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 4,820
Posted By lehnerus2000
I disagree. Existing HW and driver software...

I disagree.

Existing HW and driver software should not just break if you update Windows, unless MS deliberately changed something in the OS.

OTOH, I don't expect new HW and driver software to...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By lehnerus2000
Unless you have a complete backup, you'll...

Unless you have a complete backup, you'll probably have to manually re-enter the info yourself. :(

There are music tagging programs that claim to be able to populate music metadata (using online...
Forum: Software 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By lehnerus2000
White is created by every component colour (i.e....

White is created by every component colour (i.e. Red, Green & Blue) being displayed at maximum brightness.

If you reduce the brightness of White, every other colour will (by definition) be less...
Forum: Software 6 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By lehnerus2000
GIMP v2.8.18 Now Available

GIMP v2.8.18 for Windows is now available (2016-07-17).
Forum: Chillout Room 1 Week Ago
Replies: 311
Views: 16,144
Posted By lehnerus2000
Agreed. However I'm biased as I like to see...

Agreed.

However I'm biased as I like to see AJ in action. :D
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By lehnerus2000
Microsoft Wins Foreign Server Appeal

TechRepublic - Microsoft doesn't have to give US government foreign data, says court (http://www.techrepublic.com/article/microsoft-doesnt-have-to-give-us-government-foreign-data-says-court/)
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 235
Views: 27,208
Posted By lehnerus2000
I've never had any issues installing standalone...

I've never had any issues installing standalone installers on any clean installs. If they do stall, disconnect the Internet connection and stop the Windows update service in services.msc (sometimes...
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 235
Views: 27,208
Posted By lehnerus2000
It's in the updates themselves. There is...

It's in the updates themselves.
There is obviously a random built-in delay loop.

I'm trying to do a clean install of W7.
I started with an image of W7 with SP1 installed (Macrium Reflect is the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,025
Views: 248,482
Posted By lehnerus2000
Thank Brds7t7

Thanks for the updated list. :)
Forum: Chillout Room 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 311
Views: 16,144
Posted By lehnerus2000
Agreed. I always enjoy seeing Black Widow in...

Agreed.

I always enjoy seeing Black Widow in the Marvel movies. :D

I learnt not to trust photos many years ago.
A work college showed me a picture of his model GF.
I didn't say anything, but...
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 4,820
Posted By lehnerus2000
Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad

Three words for you...

Linux... Mint... KDE!!!!!

**Walks away slowly**
[/QUOTE]
I agree with two of those three words.

Mine would be, Linux Mint MATE. :D
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,772
Posted By lehnerus2000
It happened in the second or third W10TP release...

It happened in the second or third W10TP release (b9879).
Microsoft confirms latest Windows 10 Technical Preview bricks harddisks - Myce.com...
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,772
Posted By lehnerus2000
Belatedly

It's a pity MS didn't do the "right thing" from the very start.


W10 is going to have tainted reputation for many years now, as a result of all of the dubious decisions and contradictory...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 235
Views: 27,208
Posted By lehnerus2000
I suspect that if you install the Update Pack...

I suspect that if you install the Update Pack your final clean W7 installation will be slightly smaller, than if you install the 200+ individual updates (despite the WU Cleaner tool).

Also, I...
Forum: News 18 Jun 2016
Replies: 42
Views: 7,040
Posted By lehnerus2000
Windows Update already had 14 Important updates...

Windows Update already had 14 Important updates available when I checked it (46 Optional updates also).

I just tried installing KB3161664.
It only took a few seconds. :)

Lets see how long the...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jun 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 699
Posted By lehnerus2000
I suggest that you also try: Scanning...

I suggest that you also try:


Scanning for malware
Running SFC


Tutorial
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1538-sfc-scannow-command-system-file-checker.html
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jun 2016
Replies: 200
Views: 20,604
Posted By lehnerus2000
That was actually one of the few improvements in...

That was actually one of the few improvements in the W8 Series (IIRC it was introduced in W8.1).
Forum: News 09 Jun 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 27,208
Posted By lehnerus2000
Agreed. How else will they get enough users...

Agreed.

How else will they get enough users to introduce "Pay-per-Click"? :mad:
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jun 2016
Replies: 200
Views: 20,604
Posted By lehnerus2000
MS would also have to eliminate the malware-style...

MS would also have to eliminate the malware-style dialogue boxes.

"Pay-per-Click" is coming. :mad:

On the bright side, Linux Mint 18 will be released soon.
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2016
Replies: 200
Views: 20,604
Posted By lehnerus2000
Official Update Pack

If you haven't, I suggest having a look at this thread:
http://www.sevenforums.com/news/396236-simplifying-updates-windows-7-8-1-a.html
Forum: News 02 Jun 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By lehnerus2000
24% isn't an encouraging number. I don't...

24% isn't an encouraging number.

I don't really see much benefit for ordinary desktop users to install large SSDs (i.e. >120 GB) unless you have some special need.
Large SSDs are probably better...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 29 May 2016
Replies: 1,025
Views: 248,482
Posted By lehnerus2000
Luckily (for me) it tries to start the install...

Luckily (for me) it tries to start the install procedure (i.e. it creates those 2 folders and some sub-folders) but it fails to download the W10 installer.

If I get some spare time, I'll look at...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 May 2016
Replies: 1,025
Views: 248,482
Posted By lehnerus2000
Some Differences

lehnerus2000,

I haven't had this issue-yet. Did you make sure that most of the updates below are not installed?
[/QUOTE]
This is the second time I've noticed this.
I must have installed...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 May 2016
Replies: 1,025
Views: 248,482
Posted By lehnerus2000
Trying and Failing

W10 is still trying to install itself (and fortunately failing) on my main desktop despite:


Blocking various updates
Not having GWX on my PC

387322
I'm starting to suspect that part of...
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