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Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Mar 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By Mike99
Migrating to an SSD would be one way to go. But...

Migrating to an SSD would be one way to go. But even if I do a clean install I'd like to get some idea how big of an SSD to get. I'm not sure a 120GB SSD will do the job. It will hold the OS but I'm...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Mar 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By Mike99
Which folders get migrated to an SSD ?

I have a single HDD on my Windows 7 PC. I realize it will be impossible to migrate everything over to a smaller SSD. That Iíll have to backup folders such as documents, movies and music to another...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Mar 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By Mike99
Thanks. I'll look at the pagefile information.

Thanks.
I'll look at the pagefile information.
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Mar 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By Mike99
Thanks for the information. My ProgramData...

Thanks for the information.

My ProgramData folder is 6.84GB & was included in the original figures.

The restore data accounts for about 21GB. If it’s set for 2% (18.36 GB) why would the Current...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Mar 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By Mike99
Data or Folders that should be backed up but missing ?

I was looking at my C: drive & was curious what data should be backed up other than the "Users" folder.

The OS C: uses up 373GB according the properties in Windows 7.
All the folders under OS C:...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By Mike99
Thank you both for the reply.

Thank you both for the reply.
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By Mike99
I was at a computer store yesterday looking at...

I was at a computer store yesterday looking at routers & wireless access point devices. I discussed with a salesperson what I wanted to do. He said it will not work if I turned off the wireless...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Mike99
Got it working. Tried another PC, but...

Got it working.

Tried another PC, but settings still grayed out.

Saved configuration & did a reset. Success - everything looked OK.
Loaded original config. This set things back to grayed out...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Mike99
I thought about that & was hoping not to. All the...

I thought about that & was hoping not to. All the wired stuff works & I'd hate to do a reset & then forget to click on some setting & spend more time trying to figure out which step I missed. But...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Mike99
Cannot enable wireless setting in D-Link router

I cannot enable the wireless setting on my D-Link 601 router. It is grayed out along with all the other wireless settings on that setup page.

I used to be able to turn it on & off. It's ...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By Mike99
Thanks for the reply. I did some searching...

Thanks for the reply.

I did some searching regarding Wireless Access Point devices. One comment I saw commented about a dumb AP. That seemed to imply you just plug the WAP into an unused port on...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By Mike99
Using 2 routers ?

I have a wireless router but have the wireless turned off because I use Ethernet wired to other devices.

What I would like to do is be able to turn the wireless function on & off with the flip of...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Nov 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By Mike99
I forgot about all the updating. I do have...

I forgot about all the updating. I do have another copy of Norton that I could use for the XP. I thought about using XP mode in order to play a few older games. Currently I get an error message that...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Nov 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By Mike99
XP mode antivirus question

I understand I need a separate antivirus program for XP mode. But what if I never use XP mode to access the Internet?

If the virtual XP machine is considered to be a separate machine is it somehow...
Forum: Media Center 05 Nov 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 802
Posted By Mike99
WMC not outputting rightmost column of pixels

As explained in the following link, if you display a full 1980 pixel wide video test pattern using WMC the right edge is cutoff. So if your TV is set to display 1 for 1 pixel mapping itís not going...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Aug 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By Mike99
The problem computer PC#1 had G.SKILL RAM. I...

The problem computer PC#1 had G.SKILL RAM.

I pulled the Micron RAM from my other computer, PC#2.

The Micron RAM passes both Memtests when using both sticks in PC#1, no matter which one is in...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Aug 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By Mike99
This may be a rhetorical question, but why would...

This may be a rhetorical question, but why would memtest86 even try to test an address that is out of the RAM address range? And if it's testing 4844 than why not test this same address when only 1...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Aug 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By Mike99
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 Jul 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By Mike99
Thanks for the information. I've run both...

Thanks for the information.

I've run both Memtest86 & Memtest86+. I tried every memory configuration. I have 2 sticks of 2GB RAM and 2 mobo slots. If both sticks are used, no matter which one in...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 Jul 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By Mike99
Memtest86 indicates I have many errors. I...

Memtest86 indicates I have many errors. I understand each stick of RAM will have to be tested independently, but how do you interpret the test results? Iíd like to get a basic understanding of what...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Jul 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By Mike99
Thanks, I'll give the newer memtest86 a try.

Thanks, I'll give the newer memtest86 a try.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Jul 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By Mike99
Unexpected Shutdown & memtest

I built an HTPC & every month or two I get an error message. It usually varies slightly but always seems to come back to an unexpected shutdown per the Events Logs, at least from what I can figure...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Jul 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By Mike99
I also had a problem about weeks ago & I wrote...

I also had a problem about weeks ago & I wrote down this information. I got busy & forgot about it & that I even took notes.

ehshell.exe - Application Error
Application has generated an...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Jul 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By Mike99
Part 3 - I looked in WMC7 at both of these...

Part 3 -

I looked in WMC7 at both of these corrupt recordings. Each portion was recorded with tuner #1 and had the same message.

The first part said: While recording (name): the computer lost...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Jul 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By Mike99
Part 2 - I just noticed this. I had a...

Part 2 -

I just noticed this. I had a program scheduled last night to record for 72 minutes but ended up with the recording split into 2 parts. The first one was 30 minutes long. I FF to the end...
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