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Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Aug 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By gigagiggles
I don't follow that logic. If both systems use...

I don't follow that logic. If both systems use Windows, that the HD experiences the same problem in each suggests that commonality.

I don't know what troubleshooting permutations arghya139 tried,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Aug 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By gigagiggles
If it's not hardware, then it may be software:...

If it's not hardware, then it may be software: the operating system and the way it manages the data and structures.

I don't know if 8.1 fixed it, but very long file names can cause problems. ...
Forum: News 15 Aug 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,706
Posted By gigagiggles
brendanlong had this to say in the comments...

brendanlong had this to say in the comments section,

IE was no longer just a tool to browse the web. Now, it is intricately part of the Windows OS that limits customization.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Aug 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 3,942
Posted By gigagiggles
A shot in the dark: Your problem exists when the...

A shot in the dark: Your problem exists when the drive has your valued data?

When formatted and mostly empty, the drive does not exhibit any problems?

If that is the case, then it may be the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Nov 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By gigagiggles
Yes, it is possible for security updates. It is...

Yes, it is possible for security updates. It is my modus operandus. After I do the monthly and the occasional out-of-cycle 'check for updates', a list will be generated. To the right is a...
Forum: Software 14 Oct 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By gigagiggles
Have you tried Dexpot? I tried it some time ago....

Have you tried Dexpot? I tried it some time ago. But my workflow couldn't take advantage of its utility.
Forum: News 04 Oct 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,397
Posted By gigagiggles
Thank you, Jim. I'll wait for the pudding and...

Thank you, Jim. I'll wait for the pudding and the proof in it. :-)
Forum: News 04 Oct 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,397
Posted By gigagiggles
Is it that uncommon to not have an account with...

Is it that uncommon to not have an account with Windows Store and never wanting one? Was ZDNet not allowed to represent the uncommon man who wants to update?
Forum: Software 03 Oct 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By gigagiggles
Whenever a file is saved in a different format,...

Whenever a file is saved in a different format, the original format stays intact in the same folder the new format is in. Depending on what the settings are for automatic backup before saving to the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,177
Posted By gigagiggles
"Since this will be my first windows computer,...

"Since this will be my first windows computer, what sorts of things can I do in order to make the system as stable and fail-proof as possible?
Is there certain software that I should get?"

They...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jun 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By gigagiggles
How to transfer files from a Mac to Windows? -...

How to transfer files from a Mac to Windows? - Crowdsourcing Questions & Answers (http://lockergnome.net/questions/56740/how-to-transfer-files-from-a-mac-to-windows)

Re: MAC to PC Transfer -...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 08 Jun 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,885
Posted By gigagiggles
Is the work colleague no longer "accessible"? ...

Is the work colleague no longer "accessible"? Maybe Agent 006 can offer a clue as to how the cd list of songs was compiled and burned? :-)
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 16,139
Posted By gigagiggles
"The CPU fan keeps revving up every few minutes...

"The CPU fan keeps revving up every few minutes for a couple of seconds and then down again. I only have light applications like microsoft word and firefox open...."

My 18-month old Sony I7 8GB...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 01 Jun 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,339
Posted By gigagiggles
There's a small possibility the extension, .jpg,...

There's a small possibility the extension, .jpg, is incorrectly attached. I use XnView which has a high range of format-viewing abilities. Viewing Properties through XnView might reveal the actual...
Forum: General Discussion 27 May 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,931
Posted By gigagiggles
My ONLY experience with Libraries is as follows: ...

My ONLY experience with Libraries is as follows:

I created a library from a collection of video files on a USB external drive. When I incidentally caused the loss of the MasterFileTable on the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 May 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,831
Posted By gigagiggles
The transfer appears to get stuck on that one...

The transfer appears to get stuck on that one file; unless the sixth item is also not transferrable.

Since Norton N360 is now on version 20.3.1, is it absolutely necessary to recover this...
Forum: System Security 15 May 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,072
Posted By gigagiggles
@chigwells A well written internet security...

@chigwells A well written internet security software will work with the operating system (Windows Firewall). In Symantec/Norton's case, there were some confusion early on in my experience...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 May 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 892
Posted By gigagiggles
You're not alone in this. Around the time Yahoo...

You're not alone in this. Around the time Yahoo changed leadership and the "no telecommuting" fiat to employees, I no longer saw comments. At that time, I chalked it up to the ever-changing html...
Forum: Software 11 May 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 6,560
Posted By gigagiggles
"Is this still a good program to use and is it...

"Is this still a good program to use and is it safe to use on a SSD ?" If all it does is read what's on the SSD, how can it not be safe? Most programs are only as good as its interface. I've tried...
Forum: Software 11 May 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
Posted By gigagiggles
"Data" is somewhat generic and vague. The bits...

"Data" is somewhat generic and vague. The bits "0" and "1" can be cloned from one device to another. In that sense, it's recoverable. What's needed is a program that has algorithms which make...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2013
Replies: 26
Views: 6,507
Posted By gigagiggles
If you extend your desktop to the TV, rather than...

If you extend your desktop to the TV, rather than duplicate it, other options may become available.
Forum: Software 03 May 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,246
Posted By gigagiggles
One way is to start from scratch again, i.e....

One way is to start from scratch again, i.e. reinstall Windows 7, and this time when installing from the Gigabyte CD, pay attention to what not to install.

If there is no uninstall in the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 May 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,280
Posted By gigagiggles
Take a trip to PortableApps.com. It'll be cloud...

Take a trip to PortableApps.com. It'll be cloud nine, if not heavenly. Down to earth, a real smorgasbord.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 May 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 7,015
Posted By gigagiggles
"ccsvchost.exe" indicates a Symantec/Norton...

"ccsvchost.exe" indicates a Symantec/Norton anti-virus program.

In Task Manger, there should only be two instances of ccsvchost.exe, one for SYSTEM and one for "username".

Visit the forum of...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Apr 2013
Replies: 35
Views: 2,955
Posted By gigagiggles
Was there another attempt at icacls within a cmd...

Was there another attempt at icacls within a cmd prompt, with the space(s) required?
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