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Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Jul 2012
Replies: 91
Views: 7,566
Posted By Thaliur
Are your new modem and the PC Gigabit Ethernet...

Are your new modem and the PC Gigabit Ethernet capable?

If so, try disabling Gigabit speed and see if it works then. I used to have my modem running on Gigabit as well, and every transmission...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Jul 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 1,644
Posted By Thaliur
In my experience, Registry Cleaning consistently...

In my experience, Registry Cleaning consistently only did one of these:

Break Stuff
Nothing
I ran registry cleaner software on a fairly old W7 (running since RTM without reinstall) system, and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Jun 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By Thaliur
svchost is, unfortunately, pretty much...

svchost is, unfortunately, pretty much everything. Any system service, from basic folder management to Updates, including WebDAV and other connectivity services, appear as "svchost" ("Service Host")...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jun 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By Thaliur
Retroactively, this is probably not possible, but...

Retroactively, this is probably not possible, but to see the current network activity, you can open the Resource monitor (just type "resmon" in the taskbar).
Forum: Sound & Audio 27 Jun 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,917
Posted By Thaliur
Sorry that it took me so long to reply. My...

Sorry that it took me so long to reply.

My best suggestion, and I know it's not actually good:

In "Programs and Features", disable the Media Player, reboot your computer and re-enable it. If...
Forum: Tutorials 20 Jun 2012
Replies: 95
Views: 551,658
Posted By Thaliur
That is true, at a power outage, both types of...

That is true, at a power outage, both types of drives are equally threatened. It is far less likely to suddenly remove an internal drive by accident, though, which can easily happen with a USB disk.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Jun 2012
Replies: 68
Views: 9,469
Posted By Thaliur
Did you change any BIOS settings? Specifically,...

Did you change any BIOS settings? Specifically, did you enable AHCI mode for your hard disk? On my desktop, the windows default AHCI drivers do not seem to be entirely compatible with my mainboard,...
Forum: Sound & Audio 20 Jun 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,917
Posted By Thaliur
Wow, that really is a lot. Mine rarely exceeds...

Wow, that really is a lot. Mine rarely exceeds 40MB when not playing videos. Which version are you using?
Forum: Sound & Audio 20 Jun 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,917
Posted By Thaliur
It might be caused by the SRS WOW Effect... ;-) ...

It might be caused by the SRS WOW Effect... ;-)

Seriously though, it might really be additional sound rendering effects. Try running without them and compare. Additionally, WMP might still be...
Forum: News 17 Jun 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 2,594
Posted By Thaliur
I like the idea of solar-powered wireless input...

I like the idea of solar-powered wireless input devices, but I'm not sure if a solar-powered mouse would work well, since it's covered by the user's hand most of the time. A solar powered battery...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By Thaliur
Isn't it shown by default, under your username?

Isn't it shown by default, under your username?
Forum: News 15 Jun 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 2,594
Posted By Thaliur
And again, my computer upgrade plans have been...

And again, my computer upgrade plans have been delayed...

Could tech companies stop introducing new standards for a while so I can actually wait which of them get adopted in the long run? Not that...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 15 Jun 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,668
Posted By Thaliur
Maybe my computer is weird, but so far I only had...

Maybe my computer is weird, but so far I only had library problems once, which were solved by the suggestion I posted. Otherwise, WMP neatly keeps the database and files in sync for me.

iTunes on...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Jun 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 49,233
Posted By Thaliur
I had the same problem and searched for a...

I had the same problem and searched for a solution a very long time. Apparently, restoring the image from a network drive does not work. You can access the location, Windows will confirm it, but will...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 5,398
Posted By Thaliur
Exclusively as a device? Usually Android phones...

Exclusively as a device? Usually Android phones should be connected as a removable drive.
If yours does not do that, you can just put the SD card into a normal USB card reader.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 5,398
Posted By Thaliur
If the phone is rooted, you can try this:...

If the phone is rooted, you can try this: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=fahrbot.apps.undelete&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImZhaHJib3QuYXBwcy51bmRlbGV0ZSJd

Or, on...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Jun 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,184
Posted By Thaliur
Many modern systems throttle the CPU down if it...

Many modern systems throttle the CPU down if it gets hot to prevent overheating. So, in a way, yes, the environment does influence the core speed.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jun 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 16,881
Posted By Thaliur
Before you proceed, you should create a backup of...

Before you proceed, you should create a backup of your disk, just in case. I recently fixed a computer for my girlfriend's father which had severe boot problems, and was really lucky that a full...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jun 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,732
Posted By Thaliur
I am not much of an expert in these matters, but...

I am not much of an expert in these matters, but after reading about it, it seems to me that NetBIOS is mostly replaced by other services like WINS and DNS now. You could try disabling it, and see if...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,862
Posted By Thaliur
You can make this even easier with one of the...

You can make this even easier with one of the "ZeroWatt" sockets. They detect the computer's standby mode, and switch off the electric connection completely. A model with a button and one with an IR...
Forum: System Security 12 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 10,044
Posted By Thaliur
Apparently, its makers take care of that...

Apparently, its makers take care of that themselves:

Flame virus wiped from computers by suicide command - Technology & Science - CBC News...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jun 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,732
Posted By Thaliur
I had something like this happen and after a...

I had something like this happen and after a while found out that the iSCSI service was the cause. It waited for my NAS's DVD drive to connect, but could not find it when the NAS was off, so it...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 12 Jun 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,668
Posted By Thaliur
If you press Alt shortly, the menu will appear....

If you press Alt shortly, the menu will appear. There, in "Tools"->"Advanced" you should find an option that's called "restore media library" (or similar, I'm using the German version). This will...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By Thaliur
MyDefrag v4.3.1 (http://www.mydefrag.com) is...

MyDefrag v4.3.1 (http://www.mydefrag.com) is great, too. It has not been updated in a while, but that does not seem necessary anyway, since it is quite awesome as it is now. You can even write your...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Jun 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 16,881
Posted By Thaliur
If you run chkdsk from the recovery environment,...

If you run chkdsk from the recovery environment, it will by default attempt to run on the drive the RE considers "home", which I think is a RAMdisk, and write-protected. You need to specify the drive...
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