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Forum: Software 30 Jun 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,840
Posted By freedomdoc
where is edit.com or edit.exe?

I wonder if on Win7 64 bit they did away with the venerable old DOS edit.com or edit.exe (I forget if it was ever an exe file, seems like it was). I know it was there in Win7 32 bit.
I can't find...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Jun 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 11,192
Posted By freedomdoc
I have an HP dv7 running 64 bit Win7, and I found...

I have an HP dv7 running 64 bit Win7, and I found that you can access the top row of function keys with <shift> F5 (for example). This is also needed in legacy DOS games like Doom.
Forum: Microsoft Office 04 Apr 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,820
Posted By freedomdoc
I don't know how to answer your question exactly,...

I don't know how to answer your question exactly, but I also run Win7 along with Office 2003 (because I can't stand Office 2007), and have updated to Service Pack 1 and have encountered no such...
Forum: Tutorials 31 Mar 2011
Replies: 94
Views: 132,846
Posted By freedomdoc
Hello 24x24, Since you will have to have...

Hello 24x24,

Since you will have to have RAM installed in your computer for it to run, then no. If you have very little RAM, say 512MB, then it would use ReadyBoost a lot more. However, using...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Mar 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 6,348
Posted By freedomdoc
With 50 fish in the tank, I could get right at...

With 50 fish in the tank, I could get right at 30fps. I would like to try HA but it doesn't allow that.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Mar 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 6,348
Posted By freedomdoc
What do you mean "Fish Tank"? In trying...

What do you mean "Fish Tank"?
In trying fishtank.com, it could not find that.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Mar 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 6,348
Posted By freedomdoc
IE9 GPU rendering

In Internet Options under the Advanced tab, I see where "Use software rendering instead of GPU rendering" is checked, and it cannot be unchecked. I have a decent graphics card, I would like to try...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Dec 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 5,604
Posted By freedomdoc
No. Libraries has nothing at all to do with this....

No. Libraries has nothing at all to do with this. Libraries are not even accessible from the command-line, it is strictly an Explorer abstraction. 1 GB of memory is not enough to run a virtual...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Dec 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 5,604
Posted By freedomdoc
Well, now I have found (via google search) a way...

Well, now I have found (via google search) a way to disable Windows 7 libraries. Perhaps with that, I would not have needed to start this thread.

But on the virtual memory PC, it appears I need...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Dec 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 5,604
Posted By freedomdoc
My point is that I do not understand the need for...

My point is that I do not understand the need for aliases for directories; seems unnecessary and a source of confusion.

I was writing programs, including language compilers, LONG before there...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Dec 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 5,604
Posted By freedomdoc
This type of system behavior is bothersome to me....

This type of system behavior is bothersome to me. Sometimes I would rather just stay in Linux where things are understandable (and standard!).

Speaking of that -- does Windows 7 Pro offer...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Dec 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 5,604
Posted By freedomdoc
No, I did not create any new directory there. ...

No, I did not create any new directory there.

But it looks like the Documents dir is linked to "My Documents".

I find this totally uncalled for, and causing unneeded confusion.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Dec 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 5,604
Posted By freedomdoc
libraries and the command line

I am a long time programmer and computer science professor, since 1979.
I grew up with the command line and like it just fine.
But Windows 7 seems to change the GUI way of doing things and not mess...
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