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Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By LMiller7
I don't find that behavior at all strange but...

I don't find that behavior at all strange but precisely what I would expect and want.

"Don't move files to the recycleBin. Remove files immediately when deleted" does not even hint that existing...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By LMiller7
Yes. Using system recovery will return the...

Yes.

Using system recovery will return the computer to the state it was in when it left the factory. All user files will be lost.
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By LMiller7
A reboot involves the complete shutting down and...

A reboot involves the complete shutting down and restarting of the Windows system. A logoff and logon cycle simply shuts down and restarts the user session. The Windows system and system services...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By LMiller7
To make it very clear, cleaning HDD platter...

To make it very clear, cleaning HDD platter surfaces must be for display purposes ONLY. Opening a hard drive outside a "Cleanroom" and without the necessary skills and special precautions is likely...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 4 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By LMiller7
A popular image viewer and editing program is...

A popular image viewer and editing program is Irfanview:
IrfanView - Official Homepage - one of the most popular viewers worldwide (http://www.irfanview.com/)

It can do quite a bit of processing...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By LMiller7
It can be very difficult and in some cases...

It can be very difficult and in some cases impossible to identify a font from a sample of text.

There are thousands of fonts out there and many have only subtle differences. Different operating...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By LMiller7
Switching is a relatively simple hardware...

Switching is a relatively simple hardware function and would not use the routers CPU.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 483
Posted By LMiller7
I am not a BSOD expert but they seem to be all...

I am not a BSOD expert but they seem to be all unrelated. And that is the point. It would seem to be a hardware issue and as the system is overclocked that is an obvious suspect. I have no other...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 483
Posted By LMiller7
I wouldn't be too quick in ruling out...

I wouldn't be too quick in ruling out overclocking. It has been known to cause a variety of problems, even when temperatures are well within safe limits.
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By LMiller7
A single pass of DiskPart clean all would be...

A single pass of DiskPart clean all would be proof against all software recovery methods. Multiple passes are insurance "just in case". A government security agency may be able to recover data from...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By LMiller7
No professional recovery company would ask a...

No professional recovery company would ask a client to find a compatible drive. This is more difficult than might be apparent. Even 2 drives with identical model numbers may have been manufactured in...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By LMiller7
It is not just Windows that protects people from...

It is not just Windows that protects people from their own mistakes. All operating systems do it, and have done so for a long time. When even novices can have admin rights it is necessary. People...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By LMiller7
The decision to make Batang a protected font was...

The decision to make Batang a protected font was not the result of a delusion. While this font may not be important to you it is a commonly used font in Asia, incidentally where a large portion of...
Forum: Tutorials 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 97
Views: 538,625
Posted By LMiller7
It is important to understand that the caching is...

It is important to understand that the caching is internal to the drive and not something managed by Windows. Windows can only request that this caching be enabled or disabled and it is up to the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By LMiller7
As the website clearly states, the Aurora builds...

As the website clearly states, the Aurora builds are for testing purposes only. The software has not been fully tested and is potentially unstable. It is primarily intended for developers and others...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By LMiller7
This message is typically the result of an...

This message is typically the result of an improper shutdown which could leave the file system in an inconsistent state. This needs to be dealt with, whatever the cause. Do as wasnot was suggested.
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By LMiller7
I don't have a very high opinion of driver update...

I don't have a very high opinion of driver update programs. They often include spyware, toolbars, or other unwanted programs. They may also suggest old or inappropriate drivers. I tried some of these...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By LMiller7
In theory any combination of compatible modules...

In theory any combination of compatible modules should work, but things don't always work that way in the real world. Any mismatch in specifications and even modules with identical specifications but...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 1,273
Posted By LMiller7
The setting appears to date back to Windows 95,...

The setting appears to date back to Windows 95, Windows 98 and the FAT32 file system. The only references to a value are a decade or more old and on sites of questionable reliability. I doubt that...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By LMiller7
Unless you have a specific need and understand...

Unless you have a specific need and understand what you are doing you should not touch any of them.
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By LMiller7
A website can obtain quite a bit of information...

A website can obtain quite a bit of information but unless specific software was installed (which would be considered malicious) it would not include personal or hardware information. Some is used...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By LMiller7
Security in the present day isn't in a security...

Security in the present day isn't in a security product or service. Against the social engineering threats that are becoming increasingly common these will not help you much.
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,571
Posted By LMiller7
Text files contain no redundancy or defined...

Text files contain no redundancy or defined format. That means any recovery of a corrupted file is going to be problematic at best. A hex editor is just a tool that allows you to examine and edit the...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By LMiller7
No Call Lists only work for callers who want to...

No Call Lists only work for callers who want to operate legally. Scammers know their calls are not legal and won't be influenced by such things.
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By LMiller7
No. You cannot send a Fax with a DSL modem....

No.

You cannot send a Fax with a DSL modem. A Fax modem is a dial up modem.
But there are services that allow sending a Fax over the Internet. Some I believe will allow sending a small number for...
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