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Forum: Drivers 03 Mar 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By mtp
I had a bunch of dpc latency issues on an old...

I had a bunch of dpc latency issues on an old gigabyte p35 motherboard. I don't remember the settings that caused it, but everytime the cpu clock speed or multiplier changed (speedstep?), i would...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Oct 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By mtp
Thanks for the suggestion - I actually used...

Thanks for the suggestion - I actually used crystal disk info to look at the smart data before i figured out what the problem was - the smart data showed the drive as healthy. The drive also passed...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Oct 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By mtp
Chkdsk /r - How often?

Hi,

I recently had a hard disk go (WD Green 2TB) after about 3 years of 24/7 use. The disk that failed was used to store music and videos - no apps. There were no symptoms apart from my http...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Oct 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By mtp
In general, I agree with this - however, remember...

In general, I agree with this - however, remember that servers are well ventilated and use enterprise hdds which are designed for 24/7 use. Consumer hard drives are not.

In my experience, I have...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Sep 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By mtp
Also, I was never able to get 100% satisfactory...

Also, I was never able to get 100% satisfactory results with plex on server 2008 r2. It was very resource intensive and didn't always give great results with some of my devices. (things may have...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Sep 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By mtp
You can use 2008R2 as a home server and run plex....

You can use 2008R2 as a home server and run plex. I have used 2008 r2 as my home server for the past 2 or 3 years and it works extremely well. However, Do I recommend doing so? NO! as a general...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Dec 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 14,160
Posted By mtp
Good initiative, but browstat is not supported in...

Good initiative, but browstat is not supported in Windows 7 :(
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Dec 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,835
Posted By mtp
Browse Network over PPTP VPN problem

Hello,

I am having problems browsing a domain network from a PPTP VPN client Win 7 x86 Ultimate). The VPN server is RRAS on Server 2008 R2. The same server also has the AD DC, DNS, WINS and file...
Forum: News 23 Feb 2011
Replies: 414
Views: 55,853
Posted By mtp
Installed sp1 yesterday. Some initial thoughts: ...

Installed sp1 yesterday. Some initial thoughts:

1. Took about 35 minutes to install.
2. Machine seems marginally more responsive.
3. Windows experience index improved from 5.4 to 5.9 for...
Forum: Tutorials 20 Aug 2010
Replies: 383
Views: 557,174
Posted By mtp
Solution Found

I found a solution to my problem,

In the details of the error message (no suitable drives found), they mention USB drives as not suitable... Therefore, I extented this logic to AHCI Sata drives...
Forum: Tutorials 20 Aug 2010
Replies: 383
Views: 557,174
Posted By mtp
delete backup images

Go to the backup and restore applet (control panel\system and security\backup and restore)

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/628-backup-user-system-files-delete-backups.html

click on...
Forum: Tutorials 20 Aug 2010
Replies: 383
Views: 557,174
Posted By mtp
Problem using Image to migrate HDD to SSD

Hi,

It is time to upgrade the computer and I ran into a problem restoring an image to a new SDD on win7 ultimate x86. It get a message saying no suitable disk to restore to.

Here is the...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Nov 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,923
Posted By mtp
still happens for me on rtm

Zirro:

I still get the problem on RTM. For me it is definetely RAM related. See my prior post.

Mtp
Forum: General Discussion 11 Nov 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 42,777
Posted By mtp
Not related

Unfortunately, I do not think the problems are related - I have suffered from both of them.

I believe the HAL problem is nothing to worry about as described in the above article.

My guess is...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 7,026
Posted By mtp
Windows Search and Special Characters

Hi.

I am trying to use windows desktop search to find all files that have a filename stucture of filename1_(2).jpg, filename2_(2).jpg so that I can mass delete them. I can not seem to find a way...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Oct 2009
Replies: 51
Views: 184,828
Posted By mtp
Other Cause - lack of available physical ram

I think there is also another cause - lack of available ram.

I can reproduce this on three different machines at will. All I need to do is run an app (sql server with a large database) that...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Oct 2009
Replies: 51
Views: 184,828
Posted By mtp
can't find file when deleting

Is it possible that you have already deleted the file?

Are you running a lot of RAM intensive applications?

I have run into a problem where explorer does not automatically update when running a...
Forum: Drivers 21 Sep 2009
Replies: 39
Views: 139,030
Posted By mtp
6300C does not work properly

I had thought that I got the scanner to work properly based on running some test scans (se my previous post in this thread), but when


I tried to use the scanner yesterday, and it seems that...
Forum: Backup and Restore 21 Sep 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,728
Posted By mtp
Problem with Acronis

I have long used acronis on xp and vista and it has worked well.

However, when I tried to use it to resize 2 partitions to make my os partition larger and my data partition smaller on a 1 TB WD...
Forum: Media Center 13 Sep 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 4,343
Posted By mtp
sata & ahci are different

If you can, as it depends on your bios, set it to use ide (but you can (should) leave native sata commands active). I have had lots of problems (apart from media center) with the current version of...
Forum: Drivers 07 Sep 2009
Replies: 39
Views: 139,030
Posted By mtp
On the canon site (I think it was UK) it said...

On the canon site (I think it was UK) it said drivers for 5200,5300, 6200, 6300. 6300C .... and gave the same download.

You can verify for sure by looking in the inf file.

Mark

(I am not at...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Sep 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 6,740
Posted By mtp
Skype plugin seems to be the problem

I have 2 machines which are almost identical. I was only getting problems with one machine so I decided to look fro differences. It seems that skype snuck a plugin into firefox on machine that was...
Forum: Media Center 04 Sep 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 4,343
Posted By mtp
sync problems with media center

I have had a number of sync problems with media center just like the ones that you describe. (also some stuttering problems).

The first time was on a Vista machine. I spend days playing with...
Forum: Drivers 04 Sep 2009
Replies: 39
Views: 139,030
Posted By mtp
6300 works

I was able to get my hp 6300 scanner to work (mostly) under w7. It uses the same drivers as the 5300 so who knows.

The secret was to install all of the HP XP drivers and software and update to...
Forum: Drivers 04 Sep 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 11,933
Posted By mtp
MP m780 on Xp Machine - print from networked W7 Machine

I had this same issue. I resoved it by connecting the MP780 to the windows 7 machine, installing the drivers, and then bringing the mp780 back to the xp machine.

Everything worked fine.

Mark
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