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Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By Wandering one
To the O/P Regarding screen shots. W7 has this...

To the O/P Regarding screen shots. W7 has this built in, go programs / accessories / snipping tool . Easy to use and saves as JPEG Art.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 555
Posted By Wandering one
Grounding yourself is only good when what you are...

Grounding yourself is only good when what you are working on is also grounded, such as when the part is plugged into a properly grounded receptacle. If it is not connected to a true ground and on a...
Forum: Drivers 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By Wandering one
Quickest way unless you are trying to benchmark...

Quickest way unless you are trying to benchmark is to take a USB3 stick and copy a 1Gb or better file to it. After you clear the file use the same stick in a USB2 port with the same file. If all is...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,363
Posted By Wandering one
Easiest would be to delete all your files, reset...

Easiest would be to delete all your files, reset to factory settings, install CCleaner and use it to wipe all free space. You can select from 1 up to 35 overwrites but be prepared for quite a wait if...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Nov 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Wandering one
Did not mean to check if you can see disc in...

Did not mean to check if you can see disc in BIOS. You need to check in disc management to see if the partition where the boot files are located is flagged as 'active'. This is what the BIOS looks...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Nov 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Wandering one
As an of the wall thought is the SSD active?...

As an of the wall thought is the SSD active? Reboot with original drive and make sure before you set it up as the primary drive. Art.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Nov 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Wandering one
Not really equal to household dust. Graphite is...

Not really equal to household dust. Graphite is an extremely good conductor of electricity. ART.
Forum: General Discussion 09 Nov 2014
Replies: 30
Views: 764
Posted By Wandering one
PURE distilled water does not conduct...

PURE distilled water does not conduct electricity. It is actually the dissolved minerals and whatever that conduct. One of the reasons after your soft drink dumps on your keyboard, rinse well with...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2014
Replies: 35
Views: 1,090
Posted By Wandering one
Looks like WI-FI missing driver. Art.

Looks like WI-FI missing driver. Art.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Oct 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By Wandering one
I sometimes record television video to a stick...

I sometimes record television video to a stick and pass it over to my wife to play on her laptop. Normally transfer as a TS file and then delete after finished, to reuse stick. A couple of years...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Sep 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 76,310
Posted By Wandering one
By Sunhammer " I know this is a really old...

By Sunhammer " I know this is a really old thread, but nobody answered the question of "Why show hidden files at all? "

Probably because the question was " why show SYSTEM files at all? " ...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Aug 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,110
Posted By Wandering one
Try this tutorial ...

Try this tutorial www.sevenforums.com/.../516-context-menu-add-copy-folder-move-folder. html
Art.
Forum: Gadgets 25 Aug 2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,126
Posted By Wandering one
Heads up for Gadget users

I went to MS site to check upgrade just for the heck of it and all gadgets are gone. Tried reinstall and not only did I have to be admin, which I am, I was told to go and beg "trusted installer" for...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Aug 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By Wandering one
Pretty much any name brand is good and if you can...

Pretty much any name brand is good and if you can find room for it an external powered one (wall-wart) is even better.
Art.
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Aug 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By Wandering one
Perhaps do one clean image / clone of premium and...

Perhaps do one clean image / clone of premium and activate it on each machine. Then do the individual upgrade to pro.

Art.
Forum: Chillout Room 24 Aug 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By Wandering one
Life or Death computer mod.

Small Acer aspire that I finally got around to a full clean. Original drive was --recover - reserved - system.
With the help of diskpart and partition wizard I deleted the recover and made a new...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By Wandering one
It will also depend on free space on the drives....

It will also depend on free space on the drives. If you do a lot of moving files around it leaves a lot of spaces here and there which will add to the time for writes. I am using a D-link USB3...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Aug 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By Wandering one
Just to reaffirm the restore point thing both of...

Just to reaffirm the restore point thing both of my XP drives are blinded to my W7. I discovered this thread a couple of years back after severe frustration looking for restore points. No problems...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Aug 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By Wandering one
I think you will probably have to do each one. A...

I think you will probably have to do each one. A few years since I did mine but I memory serves it only takes a few minutes as the new key only allows the extra system options to be added to the...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Aug 2014
Replies: 30
Views: 3,658
Posted By Wandering one
Don't know if this would work, but I would...

Don't know if this would work, but I would remove/unplug the drive then go in device manager and uninstall it. Then reboot, shut down again and reconnect the drive. Start up and it should see it as a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Wandering one
Is it possible that 'auto-play' is unchecked ? ...

Is it possible that 'auto-play' is unchecked ?
Art.
Forum: System Security 10 Aug 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By Wandering one
Perhaps your computer is trying to protect you...

Perhaps your computer is trying to protect you from yourself. :devil:made me say it:D
Art.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jul 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Wandering one
The fan should be removeable on its own. That...

The fan should be removeable on its own. That being said you might want to take the case outdoors to use compressed air to clean. That is going to make one big cloud when you clean.
As a side note...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Jul 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Wandering one
The simplest method may be to run Speccy and/or...

The simplest method may be to run Speccy and/or CPU-Z on each computer and compare. I was running an old Cyberlink program and was forced to update when using 7. At the time could only get their...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jul 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 6,280
Posted By Wandering one
Uh folks....... post is three years old. ;) ...

Uh folks....... post is three years old. ;)
Art,
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