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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 May 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By profdlp
You can experiment with the Page File. Some...

You can experiment with the Page File. Some people even turn it off, but I don't recommend that. How much of it is used depends on the type of programs you run and how much RAM you have. With 8GB...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 May 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By profdlp
Depending on how much RAM you have, you can...

Depending on how much RAM you have, you can reduce the size of the Page File. Try cutting it back to about 2GB. If you disable Hibernation you will get all of the hyberfil.sys back.

See items...
Forum: Chillout Room 13 May 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By profdlp
Happy Mother's Day to all the moms here. :)

Happy Mother's Day to all the moms here. :)
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 May 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,622
Posted By profdlp
There are upgrades available for just a handful...

There are upgrades available for just a handful of laptops, though I doubt Acer has any for that model which would be worth the money. Unless you have experience working on a laptop you might also...
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 May 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,622
Posted By profdlp
The number represents the amount of RAM you are...

The number represents the amount of RAM you are sharing in Megabytes. Picking the highest one is the best you can do. :)
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 May 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,622
Posted By profdlp
See if there is a setting for "Shared RAM" or...

See if there is a setting for "Shared RAM" or something like that, then max it out. Keep in mind that whatever you are able to give to graphics leaves you with less for everything else.
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 May 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,622
Posted By profdlp
Replacing the graphics card in a laptop is...

Replacing the graphics card in a laptop is somewhere between extremely difficult and impossible. I've seen external graphics solutions, but have no idea if they are worth the money or even work at...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 May 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,597
Posted By profdlp
Yes, memory is a possibility, but so are a lot of...

Yes, memory is a possibility, but so are a lot of other things. In your case it is a matter that the computer can't find a file or files it wants. It could be that they are not there to begin with....
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 May 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,597
Posted By profdlp
The ticking noise would make me want to check my...

The ticking noise would make me want to check my hard drive. Run the test from the manufacturer of the drive. If the drive is going bad it could cause all kinds of problems.

If it's not the...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 13 May 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By profdlp
The two best ways to get a good bar fight going...

The two best ways to get a good bar fight going were to either insult someone's girlfriend or start a "Letterbox" vs "Pan & Scan" debate. Back in the CRT days of TV (some) people would scream...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 May 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,915
Posted By profdlp
How are the computers networked? A router? Do...

How are the computers networked? A router? Do all the computers show up in the Client page in your router? (You may have to hunt around for the list.)
Forum: Chillout Room 12 May 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,595
Posted By profdlp
Umm... :eek:

Umm... :eek:
Forum: Chillout Room 12 May 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,595
Posted By profdlp
He miscalculated, then. Leaving Joan and the...

He miscalculated, then. Leaving Joan and the Baroness behind was a big mistake. Now - who wants to kiss the birthday boy? :D
Forum: Chillout Room 12 May 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,595
Posted By profdlp
Thank you, Baroness. This party needed a few...

Thank you, Baroness. This party needed a few more nice ladies. Poor Joan can't dance every dance. :party:
Forum: Chillout Room 12 May 2012
Replies: 1,909
Views: 105,948
Posted By profdlp
Somehow, I think the 7F convention might be like...

Somehow, I think the 7F convention might be like this twenty years from now:

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Forum: Network & Sharing 11 May 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,915
Posted By profdlp
Can you post a screenshot of what the Homegroup...

Can you post a screenshot of what the Homegroup setup looks like on the main machine? Do one for the main Homegroup page and also for the Advanced Homegroup Settings page. :)
Forum: Chillout Room 11 May 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,595
Posted By profdlp
Looks like Paul was rockin' the Metro interface...

Looks like Paul was rockin' the Metro interface even before Microsoft got a hold of it. :eek:
Forum: Chillout Room 11 May 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,595
Posted By profdlp
Thanks, guys. Greg, I will never be able to hear...

Thanks, guys. Greg, I will never be able to hear the White Album again without thinking of that video. Thanks - I think!? :D
Forum: Chillout Room 11 May 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,595
Posted By profdlp
No problem - we got the one boobah sent us! ...

No problem - we got the one boobah sent us! :party:
Forum: Chillout Room 10 May 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,595
Posted By profdlp
Thanks, everyone. :) I'll add that it is an...

Thanks, everyone. :)

I'll add that it is an honor to share my birthday with Wishmaster - here's hoping you had a great day! :party:
Forum: Graphic Cards 10 May 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,318
Posted By profdlp
For your sake, I hope it's the PSU. It'll cost a...

For your sake, I hope it's the PSU. It'll cost a lot less than $450. Of course, best case, it's a loose wire and won't cost anything.

Here's hoping. :)
Forum: Sound & Audio 10 May 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 18,455
Posted By profdlp
Did you do any of this? Unfortunately, I was...

Did you do any of this? Unfortunately, I was exposed to Kryptonite this morning and my mind-reading powers haven't returned yet.

The only way people who aren't in the same room as your computer...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 May 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,915
Posted By profdlp
The key word there is "Create". "Joining" one is...

The key word there is "Create". "Joining" one is a different story, at least according to the link I provided. I have never run either Starter or Home Basic, so maybe someone with some first-hand...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 May 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,915
Posted By profdlp
Have a look here: Why can't I join a...

Have a look here:

Why can't I join a homegroup? (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Why-can-t-I-join-a-homegroup?SignedIn=1)



With Home Premium you should be able to create the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 09 May 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,318
Posted By profdlp
I'd beg, borrow, or steal an old card to stick in...

I'd beg, borrow, or steal an old card to stick in there just to be sure before I dropped that kind of dough. Your specs list a pretty good PSU, too, but I would also check that out. :)
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