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Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Oct 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By Vocalpoint
Yep - I have a bunch of drives here. That's...

Yep - I have a bunch of drives here. That's probably the easiest fix to try first....

Will report back.

VP
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Oct 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By Vocalpoint
Computer shuts off when I press Eject button on DVD Drive

Morning,

Totally odd one here and the first time I have every seen it. Recently built a new studio (recording) rig...with the following parts:



CPU: Intel Core™i7 3770K
...
Forum: Sound & Audio 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,498
Posted By Vocalpoint
I guess I am just a bit gun shy on using these...

I guess I am just a bit gun shy on using these drivers after reading about all the disasters people have been describing trying to uninstall them.

Q1: If I were to go for these - is it smarter to...
Forum: Sound & Audio 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,498
Posted By Vocalpoint
Thanks for the update. But in my experience -...

Thanks for the update. But in my experience - staying as far away from any Realtek software has been my general rule. The stock Windows 7 drivers work straight away with this board and without...
Forum: Sound & Audio 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,498
Posted By Vocalpoint
Volume controls on K800 Keyboard do not work with Headphones

Morning,

Bit of a weird one here...within the last week - I installed a fresh copy of Win 7 x64 SP1 on a new office workstation. I am using the Logitech K800 keyboard and J.River Media Center for...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Nov 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,559
Posted By Vocalpoint
Sounds like no one is bothering with chipset...

Sounds like no one is bothering with chipset software - so neither will I :)

Cheers,

VP
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Nov 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,559
Posted By Vocalpoint
Pretty much what I am doing. Do you bother with...

Pretty much what I am doing. Do you bother with chipset drivers with Windows 7?

VP
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Nov 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,559
Posted By Vocalpoint
"Update 1st" meaning Windows Updates? And then...

"Update 1st" meaning Windows Updates? And then you do your system drivers?

VP
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Nov 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,559
Posted By Vocalpoint
Which brings up yet another question: Are...

Which brings up yet another question:

Are you guys still installing the latest Intel Chipset drivers? Even with Win 7 SP1? I ask because I am using a circa 2008 GigaByte board here and it's...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Nov 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,559
Posted By Vocalpoint
When is the best time to do Windows Update in a fresh install?

Morning,

I am rebuilding a workstation here and I am wonder "when" (In terms of order) do you guy run Windows Update during a bare metal reinstall of Windows 7?

I currently do ALL my drivers...
Forum: System Security 16 Jan 2011
Replies: 224
Views: 35,474
Posted By Vocalpoint
For me - RAM usage should be based on what I...

For me - RAM usage should be based on what I actually get for my usage. I am fine with giving up 66MB if I get 66MB worth of functionality. But when my retail version of ESET 4.0xx is using 45MB and...
Forum: System Security 18 Dec 2010
Replies: 224
Views: 35,474
Posted By Vocalpoint
Well - my full blown ESET 4.2.40.0 AV - which is...

Well - my full blown ESET 4.2.40.0 AV - which is about a hundred times more full featured than MSE will ever be is only using 31MB as I type...so yes - there are a number of much "lighter"...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 8,572
Posted By Vocalpoint
So this is getting downright weird...for these...

So this is getting downright weird...for these two machines that will not co-op.

First - a wee bit of history. The one workstation that is now working is my personal machine. It has a GigaByte...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Aug 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 8,572
Posted By Vocalpoint
I will run all three on the two workstations and...

I will run all three on the two workstations and post em up here...

Cheers,

VP
Forum: General Discussion 06 Aug 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 8,572
Posted By Vocalpoint
That's what I figured...I did get a v- guy on the...

That's what I figured...I did get a v- guy on the wire and he was zero help.

But now that I have one machine working - my other two will not smarten up. I managed to get my workstation going...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Aug 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 8,572
Posted By Vocalpoint
OMG! SOLVED. Turns out this frigging...

OMG! SOLVED.

Turns out this frigging service: Windows Media Center TV Archive Transfer Service - has been holding up the parade over here for months!

After a quick disable of that...I checked...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Aug 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 8,572
Posted By Vocalpoint
Now this is bizarre...when I run powercfg...

Now this is bizarre...when I run powercfg -requests...I get:

SYSTEM:
[DRIVER] \FileSystem\rdbss
A file has been opened across the network. File name: [\SERVER\Videos\Top Gun\my movies.xml]...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Aug 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 8,572
Posted By Vocalpoint
AWESOME! You are truly the first person I...

AWESOME!

You are truly the first person I have come across that has shown me the "way" on this. Could you list your hardware specs...I really really want to solve this issue and if there is a way...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Aug 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 8,572
Posted By Vocalpoint
I disagree. According to these very forums (and...

I disagree. According to these very forums (and the tutorials) this particular entry is supposed to put my just woken machine back to sleep - 120 seconds after an "idle" condition has occurred like...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Aug 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 8,572
Posted By Vocalpoint
Auto Return to Sleep after wake up

Can't say I really dislike much about Win 7 - EXCEPT:

It will not honor the "Return to Sleep" timeout value that is in the registry - when the Power Plan is set to High Performance. If this plan...
Forum: Drivers 29 Jun 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,469
Posted By Vocalpoint
Thanks guys...this is definitely the way to go. I...

Thanks guys...this is definitely the way to go. I did this with my XP disc for years - never knew that there were solid Win7 tools now.

Thanks!

VP
Forum: Drivers 29 Jun 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,469
Posted By Vocalpoint
Thanks but this is only relevant AFTER Windows is...

Thanks but this is only relevant AFTER Windows is installed. What I want is the OS to install using nothing but it's basics - in this case - especially the VGA video driver without ANY intervention...
Forum: Drivers 29 Jun 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,469
Posted By Vocalpoint
How do you guys get Win7 to use your own drivers?

Howdy,

Been upgrading several workstations on site and noticed that Windows 7 behaves quite differently in terms of driver installation vs say - Vista.

In Vista - it was great - run setup...it...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jun 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,960
Posted By Vocalpoint
Nothing special...switch to High Performance and...

Nothing special...switch to High Performance and ensure the drives are always spinning and do not shut off the monitor. Other stuff I adjust are - no USB timeout...and allow Computer to Sleep when...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jun 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,960
Posted By Vocalpoint
We are running Windows Home Server here and...

We are running Windows Home Server here and absolutely dig the automated backup...so it's important to tuck them all in for the night and let them wakeup at 1am or whatever and have the backup do...
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