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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Aug 2011
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Posted By Digerati
Right. But as I mentioned earlier, that is more...

Right. But as I mentioned earlier, that is more or less a patch, not a solution. The real solution is to free up disk space, or buy more disk space - though admittedly, on a notebook that is not...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
The best approach is to just let Windows manage...

The best approach is to just let Windows manage it. The is NO evidence whatsoever indicating any other approach is better.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
They deserve it??? Oh wow! Not on my watch!...

They deserve it??? Oh wow!

Not on my watch! If someone comes to this forum, or any other forum I "work", seeking technical advice, they deserve quality, truthful advice based on substantiated...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
No you're not. You are nobody. You are just some...

No you're not. You are nobody. You are just some anonymous poster on a website, making a bunch of unsubstantiated claims expecting everyone to automatically believe you - in spite of the fact there...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
Oh? It is a pretty thin, and very fuzzy line...

Oh? It is a pretty thin, and very fuzzy line between "nor did I advocate disabling" and "it's quite alright to disable". :sarc:

But in any case, you are wrong! NOTHING presented thus far says...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
Is still a valid point. [/QUOTE]Thank you! You...

Is still a valid point. [/QUOTE]Thank you! You just proved my point again. Since we as tech support providers do not know the needs of the posters, it is bad advice to tell a user to disable his page...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
Perhaps that demonstrates my ignorance of...

Perhaps that demonstrates my ignorance of programming - since I made a career supporting hardware AND avoiding programming with utmost earnest, I make no apologies for that. My comment still...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
(1) This is a technical forum. Numbers are very...

(1) This is a technical forum. Numbers are very relevant - ESPECIALLY when you attribute those numbers to someone else. Telling others someone said something when you know that is not true... ...call...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
I did not take it that way, so not to worry!

I did not take it that way, so not to worry!
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
And I don't either! Which is exactly why I did...

And I don't either! Which is exactly why I did the research, and provided links - as did my colleagues.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
I did not! Don't go making stuff up or twist my...

I did not! Don't go making stuff up or twist my words around. :mad: I said "some", and other SevenGurus provided examples.

Oh? Got a link to support that wild claim?

@medeiom and pallesen -...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Aug 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,358
Posted By Digerati
Hybrid sleep uses more power than hibernate, so...

Hybrid sleep uses more power than hibernate, so hybrid WILL run down the battery on a notebook.

The PC is plugged in all the time. PC power supplies are required by the ATX Form Factor Standard...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
Who cares? Have you been following this...

Who cares?

Have you been following this thread?

14 SevenGurus have come in to this thread to say do not delete the page file, providing MANY links to reliable sources like BlackViper (who...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
How can you make that assumption? Do you know...

How can you make that assumption? Do you know exactly how all the 1000s and 1000s of programs Windows supports uses or needs memory? I think not.

"Need" does not matter anyway. What matters is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
That has absolutely NOTHING to do with this...

That has absolutely NOTHING to do with this controversy. I ask again, can you show us ANY, just one little shred of evidence, a paper or KB article that reports disabling the PF is beneficial?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
Yes, and Mark tells how to adjust it - NO WHERE...

Yes, and Mark tells how to adjust it - NO WHERE does he, or anyone else say to disable it - unless you can show us a link to a white paper, research paper, KB article or some official document (not a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
How does a doctor know what your needs are? They...

How does a doctor know what your needs are? They don't. They know what most humans need because they went to years of school. They can determine what your specific needs are because they are FORMALLY...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
:( Sadly, you are still totally missing the...

:( Sadly, you are still totally missing the point. Instead of seeing if enabling the PF is beneficial to you, you need to ask yourself, what are the benefits to disabling it? What is it you think you...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Aug 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,358
Posted By Digerati
I don't see it being a SP1 problem. ...

I don't see it being a SP1 problem.

According to here (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Sleep-and-hibernation-frequently-asked-questions), My understanding is after about 3 hours of...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Aug 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,465
Posted By Digerati
Right. Neither are the two adblock add-ons for IE.

Right. Neither are the two adblock add-ons for IE.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Aug 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,465
Posted By Digerati
:roflmao: We've heard that before from...

:roflmao:

We've heard that before from Linux users, huh? And guess what? As Linux became more popular, badguys started targeting them too.

What I think is funny is how defensive iMac users...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
This is a technical discussion. It's really not a...

This is a technical discussion. It's really not a matter of opinion. We are not choosing between a red one or a blue one where opinions matter.

There is just no empirical evidence to suggest...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Aug 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,465
Posted By Digerati
Scripts can be disabled on most (if not all)...

Scripts can be disabled on most (if not all) browsers - though some users may not like the results. For IE users, AdblockIE (http://adblockie.codeplex.com//) works very well.

SimpleAdBlock for IE...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Aug 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By Digerati
I sure hope not. Our computers and users accounts...

I sure hope not. Our computers and users accounts need to be secure or it makes using our computers for personal business rather worthless.

Here's the scary part for me - who's account was he...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Aug 2011
Replies: 181
Views: 45,267
Posted By Digerati
"The need decreases" does not imply it goes away...

"The need decreases" does not imply it goes away completely, nor does that suggest in ANY WAY, to disable it!

It also does not suggest disabling the PF improves performance. Therefore, why...
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