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Forum: Network & Sharing 23 May 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By paul1149
Thanks, Chev. I appreciate your input. Homegroups...

Thanks, Chev. I appreciate your input. Homegroups are not a terribly good solution for me, as there can be all kinds of machines on this LAN, and I believe Homegroups are supported only by Win7 on. I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 May 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By paul1149
Passworded AND unpassworded shares on same machine

I have a Win7 machine I would like to set up with some shares for Everyone, and others only for users registered on the machine. I'm on a Workgroup.

So I disabled the Sharing global password...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By paul1149
You may be able to rescue the old partitions...

You may be able to rescue the old partitions using TestDisk, which is freely available on the Hiren's Boot Disk and elsewhere. If you can recover the windows partition, you then may be able to rescue...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Apr 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By paul1149
If you want to wipe the original install, use a...

If you want to wipe the original install, use a linux boot disk to save the data first. You have a better chance of accessing it under linux than windows due to user passwords on the data. Puppy...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Apr 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By paul1149
I would run AVG's uninstall utility if you...

I would run AVG's uninstall utility if you haven't already. Lot's of times standard uninstalls do not get rid of all AV hooks, and I've found AVG to implant itself quite extravagantly. Afterward you...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Apr 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 16,347
Posted By paul1149
Awesome, Techmi26. Thanks so much. Seems like bad...

Awesome, Techmi26. Thanks so much. Seems like bad policy to make fundamental hardware functionality dependent on HP utilities.
Forum: General Discussion 23 Mar 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By paul1149
Make sure you also have ownership of child...

Make sure you also have ownership of child objects. When you take ownership there's a box you need to check.

Take Ownership of file...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Mar 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By paul1149
Compare booting from a CD or USB drive.

Compare booting from a CD or USB drive.
Forum: General Discussion 23 Mar 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By paul1149
Not sure how well this will work, but after you...

Not sure how well this will work, but after you set one folder up the way you want, go to menu / tools / folder options. On the second tab click "apply to all folders". Hopefully it will affect the...
Forum: Drivers 19 Mar 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By paul1149
Thanks, Geek. I did try that but couldn't find...

Thanks, Geek. I did try that but couldn't find the entry. It really had me stumped. I need to keep notes on which machine I post these questions about, because so many have passed through here since...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Mar 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By paul1149
Some possibilities: The time format is...

Some possibilities:

The time format is controlled by one of the control panel applets. Maybe it's set to military.

You could uninstall T-Clock and see if the problem is with Windows itself.
...
Forum: Drivers 16 Mar 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By paul1149
Thanks for trying.

Thanks for trying.
Forum: Drivers 16 Mar 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By paul1149
Revo didn't even list conexant, which is why I...

Revo didn't even list conexant, which is why I went to Geek.
Forum: Drivers 16 Mar 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By paul1149
Want to get rid of Conexant SmartAudio Control Panel applet

I've got a vestigial SmartAudio Control Panel applet that I haven't found a way to get rid of. I don't see any *.cpl that would fit the bill in windows\system32. The machine has a Realtech card so...
Forum: System Security 13 Mar 2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,400
Posted By paul1149
No, I don't know. BW.

No, I don't know.
BW.
Forum: System Security 13 Mar 2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,400
Posted By paul1149
That's what's been bothering me about MSE: it...

That's what's been bothering me about MSE: it goes ballistic at seemingly strange times. But I'm referring to CPU usage more than memory, which I haven't tracked as carefully. It could be that when I...
Forum: System Security 13 Mar 2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,400
Posted By paul1149
Sometimes the first scan is the longest, as it...

Sometimes the first scan is the longest, as it builds a database. That's true of MSE. Whatever you choose, I recommend doing a full scan in order to speed up the computer.
Forum: System Security 13 Mar 2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,400
Posted By paul1149
CPU during a MSE scheduled scan can be adjusted,...

CPU during a MSE scheduled scan can be adjusted, but I was getting hit on unscheduled activity, sometimes up to 90% of CPU. Why it was scanning I had no idea, as nothing new of note had occurred....
Forum: System Security 12 Mar 2014
Replies: 38
Views: 2,344
Posted By paul1149
I would first run a full scan using Malwarebytes...

I would first run a full scan using Malwarebytes to eliminate the possibility of malware intrusion. After that you've got a Windows problem on your hands if nothing changes.
Forum: System Security 12 Mar 2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,400
Posted By paul1149
I had tried Panda Cloud Free a good year ago, and...

I had tried Panda Cloud Free a good year ago, and abandoned it - I don't remember exactly why, but I felt it wasn't quite ready yet. But I just tried it again on a netbook, and was quite pleased with...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Mar 2014
Replies: 47
Views: 1,040
Posted By paul1149
I suggest you make a list of the features...

I suggest you make a list of the features important to you. Then see which models match up. Then check out user reviews at Amazon and Newegg. Finally, do comparison shopping. Ebay has a lot of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Mar 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By paul1149
For the record, I upped the RAM to 2GB (this was...

For the record, I upped the RAM to 2GB (this was an Intel Atom, 1GB netbook). I created a 500mb RAM disk to handle %TEMP% and browser cache chores. I also set the machine to defrag and optimize on a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Mar 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By paul1149
This drive's average access times approach that...

This drive's average access times approach that of what they call full stroke reads - the worst case scenario, when the target is on the other end of the drive. Maybe the arm of the drive is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Mar 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By paul1149
Ok, I deleted all partitions and created a new...

Ok, I deleted all partitions and created a new NTFS partition. Then I ran the test again, with no change. The Before pic is first. This is over a USB 3.0 connection, which I think doesn't restrict...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Mar 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By paul1149
I've been through dozens of these drives and...

I've been through dozens of these drives and never had one with access times of 26ms.

I've got the drive tethered to my desktop and after backing up with play with the mbr and partitions.

I...
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