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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Mar 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,022
Posted By Graeme2709
Update

I removed Avast and reinstalled it as it didn't seem to know if it was the free or trial version. Having re installed the free version, the disc activity is now stopping about 120 secs after power...
Forum: System Security 11 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 4,240
Posted By Graeme2709
Thanks for the replies. I have done a repair...

Thanks for the replies. I have done a repair install already. It was giving the problem before though when I installed Win 7 64 bit home premium on a 0.75 tB drive ( My previous drive packed in...
Forum: System Security 11 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 4,240
Posted By Graeme2709
"Preparing Security Options" message - is it genuine or a virus?

On my laptop the "Preparing Security Options" message is displayed if I press crtl alt del after I logon to Win7, before the desktop is displayed. Please can somebody give a definitive answer if...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Mar 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,022
Posted By Graeme2709
More problems

I can't remove the Router as there is no delete facilty. If I remove the profile and reinstall, the two come back. I've just discovered something else: If I crtl alt delete before the desktop is...
Forum: System Security 10 Mar 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 36,967
Posted By Graeme2709
The message appears if I engage ctrl Alt del...

The message appears if I engage ctrl Alt del before the desktop appears after logon. My drive is fine, I've run sweeper CC Cleaner and Malware Bytes, system file checker, nothing found so any...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,022
Posted By Graeme2709
Yes it was a repair install - prior to doing it...

Yes it was a repair install - prior to doing it yesterday, I had spent time de installing and or removing HP bloatware from startup and the registry. Performance is quicker, less than one min from...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,022
Posted By Graeme2709
Not really

No I installed Windows over the existing installation by running a Win 7 install disc and selecting upgrade. That way it saves me the hassle of doing dozens of software installs especially Cubase...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,022
Posted By Graeme2709
Might be solved

I needed to use my laptop for a number of tasks so I set it to hibernate for a few weeks. I have re installed windows 7 as per advice - took 4 hours but to be fair it was scanning for stuff...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Feb 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,022
Posted By Graeme2709
Thanks for that Duh, I had the same settings for...

Thanks for that Duh, I had the same settings for system restore. Although there were multiple triggers, "At startup" and at 00:00 every day. I wonder if I should disable it as I don't need scores...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Feb 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,022
Posted By Graeme2709
How do I change the priority? I think the file...

How do I change the priority? I think the file is rstrui.exe but I can't find anything in properties to change the priority. I have enabled the hidden Win 7 admin account which loads up quicker too...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Feb 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,022
Posted By Graeme2709
Yes my mistake I did mean the setting of restore...

Yes my mistake I did mean the setting of restore point
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Feb 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,022
Posted By Graeme2709
Hmm, in Task scheduler, system restore is...

Hmm, in Task scheduler, system restore is triggererd set to run at 00:00 every day and on system start up. In fact there are lots of other things set up in task scheduler that I would want to run...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Feb 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,022
Posted By Graeme2709
Thanks guys

Thanks for both of the suggestions. I'll try Duh's first and report back. If that doesn't work I'll go back to the drivers.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Feb 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,022
Posted By Graeme2709
I booted in safe mode and found that the...

I booted in safe mode and found that the background disk activity wasn't there anymore. But it was back on a normal startup.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Feb 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,022
Posted By Graeme2709
Cubase has a fiddly E Licenser system designed to...

Cubase has a fiddly E Licenser system designed to prevent people installing multiple copies of it on different PC's. You have to tell them your drive got corrupted and ask for activation codes etc. ...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Feb 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,022
Posted By Graeme2709
It is the factory pre install but it used to run...

It is the factory pre install but it used to run a lot quicker. The hard disc failed a year ago so I reinstalled the factory config on a new 0.75 tB disc from back up DVD's I made when I bought the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Feb 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,022
Posted By Graeme2709
Win 7 running slow after logon for over 5 minutes

Hi, I would appreciate any suggestions etc. I've got Win7 64 bit Home user premium on a Compaq Presario Cq61 Laptop. Bootup is reasonable in terms of time and log on screen appears reasonably...
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