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Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By pstein
What is better: 2 * 4GB RAM or 4 * 2GB RAM modules?

In order to extend my current motherboard RAM from 4Gb to 8GB I am thinking about buying either

2 modules 4GB each or
4 modules 2GB each

What is better regarding

- performance
- power...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jul 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By pstein
Update last modified time of shortcut when original file is modified?

Assume I have a (log)file and (in another directory) a shortcut which points to this file.

Each original file and its shortcut have their own last modified timestamp (as shown in WinExplorer...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jul 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By pstein
Perfect. :-)

Perfect.

:-)
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jul 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By pstein
How to kill IMMEDIATELY (!) a certain prgm but not from TaskManager?

Assume I want to kill a certain process resp. program IMMEDIATELY.

I could do it in built-in TaskManager by right clicking there and select "End process" from context menu.
But this need too...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By pstein
How to delete my local Win7 syslog entries? CCleaner does not help.

Just for fun I downloaded the very good free and easy utility tools
LastActivityView from here: LastActivityView - View the latest computer activity in Windows operating system...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Feb 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By pstein
Can I backup current local shares info (generate *.bat file)?

On another computer it happened that after a crash all share and access right information was lost and I had to re-configure it all manually again. This is annoying.

In particular I have setup...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Feb 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By pstein
How to setup boot partition-->win 7 partition?

In the early days of Win7 it was usual to install one Win7 system on a partition (say A) and let it be called during bootup from the partition independent MBR from the hard disk directly:

MBR --->...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By pstein
Can I run a second GTP hard disk on a NON-UEFI MBR based system?

Assume I have a BIOS (=NON-UEFI) based system/motherboard with a first MBR based hard disk (which contain the winOS 7 system).

Now I want to attach a second, big (3 TB) hard disk.

Due to the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Sep 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By pstein
How to switch from WLAN to LAN adapter? (if both exist)

Asume I run a notebook which is currently successfully connected to a WLAN. Fine.

Now I plugin a cable to another (!) physical Router into the LAN slot of the notebook.
In order to configure this...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Jul 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 2,220
Posted By pstein
Disable popup "Do you want to scan and fix remov.device""? 2 methods?

When I plugin an external USB hard disc or USB stick it appears that Windows 7 pops up a dialog window asking me:

"Do you want to scan and fix removable disc?"

After reading a while in...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Jul 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By pstein
How to increase max storage for RestorePoints? Unlimited keep days?

How do I change the amout of storage reserved for SystemRestorePoints on partition D?

Is there a Registry entry for that?

As I found out the current number of days my RestorePoints are kept...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Jun 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,042
Posted By pstein
How to force my Intel Proset WLAN to connect with 802.11n speed?

I have a new notebook (with Intel ProSet Wireless chip) which should be able to connect to the WLAN-Rouer with 802.11 n speed.

The WLAN-Router/AP itself offers as well 802.11 n feature....
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Jun 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By pstein
Hmm, currently I have installed Intel HD grpahics...

Hmm, currently I have installed Intel HD grpahics driver but no ATI driver.

...and I can watch *.avi movies with well known VLC player on my laptop very well.

So is ATI Catalyst driver really...
Forum: Graphic Cards 24 Jun 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By pstein
When/why do I need a second graphic driver (Intel + AMD-ATI)?

I bought a new Samsung notebook with a core i7 CPU and an (additional)
AMD Radeon HD8870M graphic chip.

I guess the AMD Radeon chip is only for those users who are not satisfied with the (speed)...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Jun 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By pstein
Notebook display brightness low when plugging out power cable?

As long as the power cable is plugged in in my notebook the brightness of my display is fine.

But when I plug it out and use the battery the brightness becomes suddenly darker.

Why?

How...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jun 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By pstein
Thank you. It works

Thank you.
It works
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jun 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By pstein
How to create an USB stick image (like ISO for DVD)?

Assume I created a bootable USB stick with some additional software on it.

Now I want to backup the whole stuff into an archive file on my hard disc

If I would have an CD/DVD I could create a...
Forum: Drivers 13 Mar 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 757
Posted By pstein
Are Win7 drivers compatible with those of Win 8 ?

I plan to buy a new notebook with pre-installed Windows (http://windows7forums.com/windows-7-hardware/90146-win7-drivers-compatible-those-win-8-a.html#) 8

I don't want to use Windows 8 but use...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Oct 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 995
Posted By pstein
How to store current window sizes and positions (and restore later)?

Assume I have opened a couple of windows for some applications on my Win 7 desktop.

Can I somehow store the current window positions and sizes (and restore them later (even after a reboot))?
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Aug 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By pstein
Is the MBR always stored on the hard disc outside of partitions?

Is the MBR always stored on the hard disc outside of partitions?

What about the Bootmanager? Is this software inside or outside of a partition?

And what if a computer is connected to TWO hard...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Apr 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,084
Posted By pstein
How to really, really re-assign file extensions to new application?

At first an important request: Please read my problem carefully.
The solution is not as easy at it seems to be at the first glance!

Since WinXP I have a problem when I want to re-assign a file...
Forum: Microsoft Office 07 Apr 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 28,508
Posted By pstein
I get often documents in foreign languages like...

I get often documents in foreign languages like german and french.
I cannot resp. don't want to install the hyphenation feature for all these additional languages.
Can I disable this feature...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 3,304
Posted By pstein
Cannot delete certain Registry Key; Cannot change Owner of Registry Ke

In order to get rid of the *.zip folder view in WinExplorer on a64bit WIn7 system I tried to delete (according to some tutorials) the Registry key:
...
Forum: Drivers 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 217,233
Posted By pstein
What is a "SM Bus Controller"? Missing driver part of the Chipset drv?

After having installed a new Win7 the Device Manager tells me that the "SM Bus Controller" driver is missing.

What is the purpose of this SM Bus Controller?

Is the driver part of the Chipset...
Forum: System Security 11 Jan 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By pstein
Great. Thank you And how can I bulk...

Great. Thank you

And how can I bulk re-assign different owners/users to a set of existing files?

Peter
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