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Forum: General Discussion 17 Jun 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By pparks1
Mbam is not blocked, it simply locked up during...

Mbam is not blocked, it simply locked up during the scan. Ran without trend and still had problem, so don't think that is it.
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jun 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By pparks1
I thought that I had figured out the issue. It...

I thought that I had figured out the issue. It appeared that malwarebytes would always hang within the users Temporary Internet files. Also, from within IE, I locked up the box a couple of times...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jun 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By pparks1
I've come around to Windows 8. It has some...

I've come around to Windows 8. It has some performance benefits over 7. Boots faster, reconnects to networks faster, reconnects to wireless a lot faster, can natively mount ISO files, has Hyper-V...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jun 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By pparks1
Spinning Circle, Explorer hangs a few minutes after bootup.

Wondering if anybody has encountered any issues in the past 2 weeks with Windows 7 machines just randomly freezing, 5-10 minutes after bootup, things seem fine and then all of a sudden explorer.exe...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Apr 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 1,035
Posted By pparks1
games have some of the longest loading times of...

games have some of the longest loading times of any application you'll use. having games on your SSD is a great idea. the problem usually comes down to having enough space. the argument that games...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 10 Apr 2013
Replies: 1,880
Views: 46,760
Posted By pparks1
my home machine is in an Antec P180 case, and...

my home machine is in an Antec P180 case, and while it's got good airflow and plenty of power management features, it's a little bigger now that I would like. I'd shrink it to about 60% of it's...
Forum: News 10 Apr 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 83,854
Posted By pparks1
I too was annoyed at first, and am from time to...

I too was annoyed at first, and am from time to time.


I added back the start menu with Start8 from Stardock. I have the laptop boot straight to desktop. I almost NEVER see the start screen,...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 10 Apr 2013
Replies: 1,880
Views: 46,760
Posted By pparks1
I would never go so far as to say they should be...

I would never go so far as to say they should be banned. However, I think there is an unrational desire out there for those who want super powerful computers to equate the size of the case to the...
Forum: News 10 Apr 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 83,854
Posted By pparks1
I'm using 8 without using my Microsoft live...

I'm using 8 without using my Microsoft live account in any way. Sure that means I skip the skydive metro app, but that is fine by me...I can just use the web site. There are probably a few other...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 10 Apr 2013
Replies: 1,880
Views: 46,760
Posted By pparks1
Yeah, sorry about my extended absence. Hopefully...

Yeah, sorry about my extended absence. Hopefully nobody was loosing sleep over where I disappeared to. I was always checking back in on occasion, but found that there was SOOO MUCH to post about...
Forum: News 10 Apr 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 83,854
Posted By pparks1
While I am not the biggest Windows 8 fan, I can...

While I am not the biggest Windows 8 fan, I can say that the boot speed improvements are noticeable, even with an SSD. As an enthusiast, I will state publicly that in many areas Windows 8 is...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By pparks1
Yeah, those were the steps that I followed. ...

Yeah, those were the steps that I followed. Worked very well for me.
Forum: Chillout Room 10 Apr 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By pparks1
Generally speaking, everything from G.Skill has...

Generally speaking, everything from G.Skill has served me very, very well. I just bought a 32GB Micro SD card this past week for my Samsung Galaxy S3 from NewEgg.

It's a class 10 card, comes with...
Forum: Chillout Room 10 Apr 2013
Replies: 32
Views: 1,065
Posted By pparks1
Yeah, I created an 8forums account when I really...

Yeah, I created an 8forums account when I really started to play with Windows 8 and do some testing. Since 8 was new, there was lots and lots to talk about. Thus, I tended to gravitate more...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 10 Apr 2013
Replies: 1,880
Views: 46,760
Posted By pparks1
I am still around, just spend a majority of my...

I am still around, just spend a majority of my time on the 8 forums now.

don't get me wrong, I still use 7 almost exclusively, but 8 made for new experiences and a learning curve, ...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Feb 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,765
Posted By pparks1
you don't want to CLONE your hard drive...you...

you don't want to CLONE your hard drive...you want to take an IMAGE of your hard drive.

Cloning means 1 hard drive directly to another hard drive.
Image means backup 1 hard drive to an image...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Jan 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By pparks1
A dual core Pentium is going to get spanked by a...

A dual core Pentium is going to get spanked by a Core 2 Quad machine. That would be a downgrade for sure.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Sep 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By pparks1
Samsung or Intel is my recommendation. I don't...

Samsung or Intel is my recommendation. I don't like anything with a Sandforce controller, for whatever reason they seem to have more failures and problems. So, I simply stay away from them.

Got a...
Forum: Software 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,054
Posted By pparks1
You can take any set of folders or files, and put...

You can take any set of folders or files, and put them into a cd burning application (like IMGBURN) and create an image based on the files and folders. Then you can use this image to recreate a disc...
Forum: Gaming 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,055
Posted By pparks1
Perfectly fine setup. I run on a Q9550 with a...

Perfectly fine setup. I run on a Q9550 with a GTX 570 and 8GB of DDR2 RAM and it's having no problems thus far with anything I have tried to play.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,187
Posted By pparks1
Their computer products have been very reliable...

Their computer products have been very reliable for me. I've had a few problems with the Logitech Harmony remote controls...but mostly due to durability. The LCD screens seem to crap out for one...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Sep 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,151
Posted By pparks1
Do they already have a copy of Microsoft Windows...

Do they already have a copy of Microsoft Windows to put on this new computer? That's nearly $100 of the build price if you have to buy that for them.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Sep 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,187
Posted By pparks1
A lot comes down to how much you type. I find...

A lot comes down to how much you type. I find that a solid mechanical keyboard makes me a much faster and more accurate typist.[/QUOTE]

I type quite a bit. No keyboard so far has made me type any...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Sep 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,187
Posted By pparks1
A lot comes down to how much you type. I find...

A lot comes down to how much you type. I find that a solid mechanical keyboard makes me a much faster and more accurate typist.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Sep 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By pparks1
RAID 1 is a mirror. This would provide a...

RAID 1 is a mirror. This would provide a machine which could still boot in the event that I drive were to fail. So, if absolute system redundancy and uptime were of utmost importance this would...
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