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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Oct 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,177
Posted By Mits
Laptops usually support 2 memory slots, and at...

Laptops usually support 2 memory slots, and at least 2 GB of RAM (total). 2 GB instead of 1 GB of RAM makes a huge difference, especially on Win 7.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Oct 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 8,412
Posted By Mits
The proper cooling scenario is to have one exit...

The proper cooling scenario is to have one exit case fan in the back and one intake fan in the front of the box, which has the additional benefit of keeping the hard disk(s) (plus the motherboard)...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Oct 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,075
Posted By Mits
I'm not an expert in gaming, but for "general...

I'm not an expert in gaming, but for "general use" it's good to have the pagefile on a second independent drive. If you maximize your RAM on your motherboard (e.g. to 8 GB), you will be able to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Oct 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,177
Posted By Mits
From Wikipedia, Readyboost "works by using flash...

From Wikipedia, Readyboost "works by using flash memory (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flash_memory), a USB flash drive (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USB_flash_drive), SD card...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Oct 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,910
Posted By Mits
To answer this question I'd need several...

To answer this question I'd need several thousands of pages.

For the love of god, avoid Norton at any cost.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Oct 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 8,804
Posted By Mits
From what i understand, you have only one...

From what i understand, you have only one external disk. Could you borrow another one from a friend so that we can check whether it's the computer's problem or your external disk's problem? Also,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Oct 2011
Replies: 99
Views: 16,980
Posted By Mits
I can vouch for the same conclusion. Another...

I can vouch for the same conclusion. Another typical example is the .NET mess - if any of the innumerable .net hotfixes (for versions 1, 2, 3 and/or 4) mess up, there is no sure way to fix them....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Oct 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 8,804
Posted By Mits
First, when you say "transferring files from one...

First, when you say "transferring files from one drive to another" what do you mean precisely, internal or external (usb) drives?

Second, open Task Manager (Ctrl+Shift+Esc) and tell us if you see...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Oct 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 7,608
Posted By Mits
The Windows (any version) built-in...

The Windows (any version) built-in defragmentation utilities have always suffered from similar problems.

Install a dedicated freeware defragging utility (my preference is Auslogics Disk Defrag)...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Oct 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 901
Posted By Mits
If you have not disabled System Restore, you are...

If you have not disabled System Restore, you are lucky - try restoring your system to its previous saved state. I give it 90% chance this will fix your problem.

If this does not work, my guess is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Oct 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,106
Posted By Mits
My opinion is that when saying "always install...

My opinion is that when saying "always install your games on other drive if you have" you should have clarified that you meant another physical drive and not just another partition on the same hard...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 12,163
Posted By Mits
I am afraid your laptop's hard disk is failing...

I am afraid your laptop's hard disk is failing hard. The only thing that might help is a complete CHKDSK check ("Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors"), preferably by removing it from the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 18,946
Posted By Mits
Windows sometimes messes up DMA settings, causing...

Windows sometimes messes up DMA settings, causing HDDs and CD/DVDs to underperform. This may e.g. happen when Windows detects that the device is not performing optimally, thus lowering the DMA access...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 99
Views: 16,980
Posted By Mits
My experience tells me that one of your disks is...

My experience tells me that one of your disks is slowly undergoing serious corruption. Thankfully most modern disks have a built-in hardware monitoring system called SMART and special programs are...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Nov 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,388
Posted By Mits
TIP: Burned CDs show as blank

I read every related sevenforums thread and since nothing worked, I came by this solution:

Your registry settings regarding built-in disk burning may be damaged. Try disabling and then re-enabling...
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