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Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
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Posted By zapp22
actually it was on the generic ps/2 mouse driver...

actually it was on the generic ps/2 mouse driver when it bombed. I don't like some of the behavior of the ultranav driver... trying to turn everything annoying off and haven't quite succeeded.
so,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By zapp22
Fresh install: Touchpad pointer lost after sleep. randomly.

Guys I've been using this little Thinkpad x120e for years: I can't find a replacement that does as much as well :geek:.
I just did a fresh install of win7 x64 home premium on a new samsung 840 pro...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By zapp22
gracias Mad!

gracias Mad!
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By zapp22
3rd party Disk Diags tool? which best?

gang I have an unusual situation I can't explain: an ordinary HP desktop, good quality, that black-screened a couple weeks ago and left little hints about what the cause was. I'll have to sift...
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 856
Views: 111,092
Posted By zapp22
I just took in and repaired an Acer desktop. ...

I just took in and repaired an Acer desktop.
this was used by very careful, responsible adults that don't fool with the pc all day.
it had the latest/greatest Paid Kaspersky suite... whatever its...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By zapp22
looks pretty good. you were right in that its a...

looks pretty good. you were right in that its a smoother path to work with the all-users settings. the other path is full of potholes.
one thing that wasn't clear in the tutorial was the...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By zapp22
thanks to both. i'll go to work. let you know

thanks to both.
i'll go to work. let you know
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By zapp22
How to recover Start>Programs Shortcuts, Accessories, ETC

gang I recoved a system from a nasty ZA infection. Runs well, in fact spectacularly well, but the residual damage is the loss of visibility of programs. All of the builtin programs like System...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By zapp22
thank you for asking. no, I worked around it by...

thank you for asking.
no, I worked around it by changing the input devices and setting the Power profile to the least conservative... high performance all the way. only the vid goes night-night. ...
Forum: Backup and Restore 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By zapp22
Carbonite, VSS problems, Failed SSL request, Black screen

Guys I would appreciate any experience you have to share re: this.
Business system [law] working fine until a few days ago when user experienced a sudden Black Screen, could not get display...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By zapp22
not. anyway... Not sure how I missed this...

not.

anyway... Not sure how I missed this on previous searches - the answer
Wake On Lan | Free System Administration software downloads at SourceForge.net...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By zapp22
spam?

spam?
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By zapp22
WOL utility

guys I have looked hard for a good little wake-on-lan utility and come up empty thus far. I found one that seemed to be reputable but there is something amiss in the msi that causes the install to...
Forum: System Security 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 856
Views: 111,092
Posted By zapp22
the discussion tells me that this is about...

the discussion tells me that this is about learned-behavior. still using these packages because they gave us warm fuzzies in the past, the elusion of security. I work on a lot of systems, and have...
Forum: System Security 13 Feb 2014
Replies: 856
Views: 111,092
Posted By zapp22
I've come to conclusion... Everyone educated on...

I've come to conclusion...
Everyone educated on current security attack ware is seeing there are few good defensive tools. Avast Bitdefender avg et al are becoming obsolete.
This being the case...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By zapp22
wake behavior is erratic

could I please piggyback here; this is an issue I thought had gone away many Windows7 updates ago but apparently not. I have a HP/Compaq "p" minitower windows 7 PRO x64, up to date, using a "genuine"...
Forum: System Security 03 Jan 2014
Replies: 856
Views: 111,092
Posted By zapp22
some of you who have also used avast recently may...

some of you who have also used avast recently may have seen what, to me, was one of the "last straws" - any/most/all website downloads triggered the shield, and the timer was such that one could not...
Forum: System Security 03 Jan 2014
Replies: 856
Views: 111,092
Posted By zapp22
Yep well I have tested the free Bitdefender and...

Yep well I have tested the free Bitdefender and it is light and good except for a few naggy pop ups.:)[/QUOTE]

just installed it on a non-essential system to give it a try. If any of you see a...
Forum: System Security 31 Dec 2013
Replies: 856
Views: 111,092
Posted By zapp22
that's a worthy question. the qualitative part,...

that's a worthy question. the qualitative part, I have no criteria other than this: if one takes the hint that the webshield gives, and avoids bullying ahead to the website, no harm done. in many...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By zapp22
This describes it very well, sadly. HP envy M6...

This describes it very well, sadly.
HP envy M6 and Pavilion G6 - empty optical drive randomly ac... - Page 3 - HP Support Forum - 2332677...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By zapp22
hey, you changed your avatar... trying to fool us...

hey, you changed your avatar... trying to fool us all??? :p

best I can determine from OCD thread-searching, what makes it annoying is the way the particular drive/firmware responds to the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By zapp22
What process is polling the Optical Drive every couple minutes?

can one of you MS experts tell me what routine/process is at work polling drives ~ every 2 min or so?
I know the status of the drive... don't need the OS checking it so much
Forum: System Security 29 Dec 2013
Replies: 856
Views: 111,092
Posted By zapp22
i'm amazed mcafee is still considered a company. ...

i'm amazed mcafee is still considered a company. their founder is a certified homicidal sociopath. :confused:

all the technical people in the community really need to adopt new terminology for...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By zapp22
well, my answer will illustrate just how ignorant...

well, my answer will illustrate just how ignorant I really am! :cry:

I just ran some -to-internet-and-back tests... from my server [hardwired] and from my main win7 daily driver, via WIFI,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Dec 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By zapp22
Tutorial or Site for Improving LAN througput ?

Guys I would really appreciate a response or two.
I need to learn some best practice for identifying/remediating bottlenecks on simple office LAN's. The norm these days in small office is that most...
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