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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Jun 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 16,131
Posted By charles3
What power plan are you running? What files are...

What power plan are you running?
What files are encrypted?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Jun 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 16,131
Posted By charles3
Something is very wrong with what is displayed on...

Something is very wrong with what is displayed on the resource monitor.
The graphs only show %21 usage, but the totals for Modified exceed what an idle system should have. What size is your swap...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,518
Posted By charles3
Dude? Where's my memory!

Windows7 is pretty smart in how it manages video memory in system space, smarter than vista and XP, it has to be. Memory on vid cards is getting to the point where the old ways just weren't cutting...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Nov 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,960
Posted By charles3
HUH? It is basic troubleshooting, sorry you don't...

HUH? It is basic troubleshooting, sorry you don't understand that. The same troubleshooting that works on servers, also tends to work in the home environment. Card not working in one pci slot, put it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,518
Posted By charles3
Think of vid card being kinda like being a small...

Think of vid card being kinda like being a small system. It has memory section, a CPU section, i/o programming, etc.


The communication between the system memory goes kinda like this, you draw...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Nov 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,960
Posted By charles3
I work with servers, datacenters, and sometimes...

I work with servers, datacenters, and sometimes large cad/graphics workstations. You can have up to 40 1u servers to a rack, each server has 8 (or sometimes 16) slots. So you could have up to 640...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,518
Posted By charles3
Just set your pagefile.sys to reside on a...

Just set your pagefile.sys to reside on a different drive, and it will get accessed “once in a while” even if you have plenty of memory free. It will get hit hard when you run out of physical memory,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,960
Posted By charles3
It looks like we are getting away from what the...

It looks like we are getting away from what the OP ( jvincent08 ) asked, and it was, to paraphrase “I have 2gig, why is it getting all used up, the system reports only a small amount in use”, so I've...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,518
Posted By charles3
Win 7 , MMIO and Video/device memory use, in system mem

To prevent thread drift in http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/40369-35-60-my-memory-mia-help-me-find-3.html#post403581, I've moved the non OP topics to this one.

...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,960
Posted By charles3
In reality the math is quite sound, Take a look...

In reality the math is quite sound, Take a look at how “backwards compatible” hardware is, and how old ways of doing things have stuck with us for years long after they should have died a painful...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,960
Posted By charles3
the triple reference was mostly for some one...

the triple reference was mostly for some one trying who does have memory in triples who just happens to be looking through these forums later, perhaps 2 or 3 years from now (unlikely, but it would be...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Nov 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 5,771
Posted By charles3
Try disabling the onboard video, and using a...

Try disabling the onboard video, and using a borrowed vid card to do the setup, then switch to a generic vid driver, re-enable the onboard vid, then reboot windows.

Whet is the intel from Intel...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Nov 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 25,681
Posted By charles3
The 100mb "slice" is normal for a win7 install....

The 100mb "slice" is normal for a win7 install. It is like a dell or HP recovery partition.
Forum: Software 23 Nov 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,187
Posted By charles3
Oh, that question is easy to answer, the...

Oh, that question is easy to answer, the conversation in the mid 1990's went something like this



THEM : Your a unix server guy, right?
ME: Uuuh, yah, why are you looking at me like...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 25,681
Posted By charles3
its in hex, there are only zeros (0) not letter...

its in hex, there are only zeros (0) not letter O's (o,O)

(ive done a screenshot in profont so you can see the difference),
the errors are
0xC0000034 object_name_not_found
0xC0000225...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 16,131
Posted By charles3
The “missing” stuff could be drivers, and such,...

The “missing” stuff could be drivers, and such, the snapshot your posting looks like a regular 4gig system to me.Win7 will suck up as much as possible, can you easily add some more memory?


Take...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 60,676
Posted By charles3
Not every bios supports a USB keyboard during the...

Not every bios supports a USB keyboard during the “pre windows” phase. And if it does, it may have to be plugged into the first USB port, in order for it to be used.


The way to test this is to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 12,790
Posted By charles3
svchost.exe and superfetch

I have one instance of svchost.exe that starts out at 300,000kb , and goes up. The “issue” (that I don't have a problem with) is superfetch sucks up a lot of memory (just to run/index) and it looks...
Forum: Software 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,187
Posted By charles3
Server 2008R2 is kinda like having a semi-truck ,...

Server 2008R2 is kinda like having a semi-truck , its nice, and cool, but unless your are going to use it for things that win7 can NOT do (such as use more than 128gb of memory, more than 2 physical...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Nov 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,960
Posted By charles3
If the problem can be solved by throwing more...

If the problem can be solved by throwing more memory at win7, great!

Just remember that memory should be installed in pairs, or triples for best performance. Let us know how things go.


If...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Nov 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,960
Posted By charles3
superfetch.... at idle.... 64gb... you should see...

superfetch.... at idle.... 64gb... you should see it when I do domething...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Nov 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,960
Posted By charles3
Just looking at your screen shots, things appear...

Just looking at your screen shots, things appear to be on the mark for a 2 gig system.


How much memory does your vid card have, about 512k?
When you totaled up (by hand) the memory usage, what...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Nov 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,960
Posted By charles3
There are a few things that will suck up your...

There are a few things that will suck up your memory while booting up, the largest is your vid card, followed by some of the drivers that get loaded. If you have a 2 gig vid card, 2 gigs of your...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,742
Posted By charles3
I was running the CPUs at max, and the total...

I was running the CPUs at max, and the total wattage used by the system went up by almost 200w (measured at the plug), and the lower 2 CPUs felt warmer than the upper ones(see pic), so I am %99.9...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,742
Posted By charles3
2 out of 4 CPUs used in win7, 0 and 1, or 2 and 3, or??

I've got an odd setup and an odd puzzle. I've looked a bunch of places online and haven't found the answer, or a way I might be able to find the answer.




I have a quad Opteron CPU box (8...
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