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Forum: Tutorials 4 Days Ago
Replies: 150
Views: 1,144,603
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
Parameters for (Windows 7) BCDEDIT Entries - Critical + Optional

Using native virtualization (VHDs) on Windows 7 (x64, Ultimate).

About to perform clean install - again :( - to try and fix NVIDIA 'Optimus not working' issue
(2gb Geforce GT540M - GPU load...
Forum: Drivers 6 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 21,956
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
just a quick one to say a) you are not...

just a quick one to say

a) you are not alone...
from what I've read (dozens of articles across the web and many forums, affecting different models on several platforms...)

b) sadly, there...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
UPDATE: I've checked the reg for instances of the...

UPDATE: I've checked the reg for instances of the "Layers" key, to see if this is how I've done it... no instances of "runasadmin" for cmd.exe

(tempted to do this if it just works... but would be...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
Setting up admin rights

hi!

I have been searching for some info.

My new PC doesn't exhibit the desired behaviour, but I don't know how to fix it.

On this build, when I run a command-prompt (even if I run cmd,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
exc. - Event Channels to Possibly Disable ...

exc. - Event Channels to Possibly Disable

"There are several scheduled tasks that run in Windows 7 that can be disabled... "


Folder TaskName
Application Experience AitAgent ...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
trying to see why my shutdown is hanging - event viewer events missing

I'm trying to see why my shutdown is hanging (after services stopped) on this build, and what impact disabling unnecessary stuff has on my machine, but I have a problem.

My event viewer only has a...
Forum: Tutorials 1 Week Ago
Replies: 90
Views: 244,910
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
That doesn't answer my question How do you...

That doesn't answer my question

How do you configure the event viewer's action for an event (103 etc from Microsoft-Windows-Diagnostics-Performance/Operational) to reference the boot / reboot...
Forum: Tutorials 1 Week Ago
Replies: 90
Views: 244,910
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
I imagine that to do something like this ...

I imagine that to do something like this
http://www.sevenforums.com/attachments/tutorials/10426-shut-down-speed-up-12000.png

you need to pass some variables.

Some info here...
Forum: Tutorials 1 Week Ago
Replies: 90
Views: 244,910
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
How do you do this? (variables in a msgbox / evt...

How do you do this? (variables in a msgbox / evt string > msg)?
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 25,091
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
nvxdsync tests and results: safe to stop

Hi Crimson, not sure if you care about this still, but I've noticed the persistence of that nvxdsync, + the nvsvc processes.

I used ShellExView to disable the nvidia control panel content menu on...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
unable to manage with activexhelper, completely disabling homegroup...

No news from the forum, so I'll add what I've deduced thus far...

I have several features already disabled, via shellexview for example homegroup + nvidia context objects etc...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
Disabled ActiveX Helper

I have a new build - windows 7 ultimate (x64).

I'm turning off superfluous features (fax, tablet, remote desktop...)

I have the nirsoft/sysinternals suite of apps: ActiveXHelper...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
Disabled ActiveX Helper

I have a new build - windows 7 ultimate (x64).

I'm turning off superfluous features (fax, tablet, remote desktop...)

I have the nirsoft/sysinternals suite of apps: ActiveXHelper...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 23,721
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
Getting back on topic - install for single use, and impact

I use lots of software. I'm always trying new stuff out,and I hate that programs leave stuff everywhere. And they do.

I love sandboxie. It's great for trying software, and removing all trace...
...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 64,109
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
found hardlink scanner...

found hardlink scanner (http://james-ross.co.uk/projects/hardlink_scanner) (thanks james ross!)

Does anyone know what params to give hardlink scanner to ascertain how much of a folder (winsxs, for...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 64,109
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
finddupe c:\windows\** -listlink Files:...

finddupe c:\windows\** -listlink

Files: 16722836 kBytes in 83506 files
Dupes: 1600291 kBytes in 11492 files
12 files of zero length were skipped
18 files could not be opened

This is a...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 64,109
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
keep it simple! listen to pparks!

You aren't making it simple, you are not understanding it completely.

1). Some of the files, are real files. They really take up some space on your hard drive. These reduce the amount of space...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 64,109
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
everyone is interested in this! look at the...

everyone is interested in this!

look at the time dedicated to attempting to get a true reflection of the space consumed by files alone...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 7,556
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
maybe sfc /scannow will identify them as missing...

maybe sfc /scannow will identify them as missing and restore them. Alternatively a system restore to an earlier date?



Excuse the speculation.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 5,963
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
http://i.imgur.com/Vm6Th4L.png I have...

http://i.imgur.com/Vm6Th4L.png

I have reports of missing activex dll files
http://i.imgur.com/Cynj3nI.png

But I can see the files
http://i.imgur.com/J85UTGq.png

Any ideas ?!
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 189
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
I tried a few text searches of the registry, and...

I tried a few text searches of the registry, and found either no entries (I had the .cpl filename, the company revo, the program name of course....) or too much noise (if anything, it's absence from...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 189
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
Call me tempestuous, but I deleted the "control...

Call me tempestuous, but I deleted the "control panel" audodestination-ms file 7e4dca80246863e3, and started rebuilding... and got rid of the deadlink.

Time to reinstall the suspect software (I...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 189
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
after reading more of your guides and playing...

after reading more of your guides and playing closer attention I think I have found the culprit.

Remembering the blank icon...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 189
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
quick reg scan reveals the registry is littered...

quick reg scan reveals the registry is littered with nearly 600 mentions of advanced uninstaller after uninstalling it. erroneous icon remains.

Java is installed as 32-bit. should I be looking at...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 189
Posted By jonnyhotchkiss
Just tried, reboot and I now have this issue...

Just tried, reboot and I now have this issue (http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/222542-blank-icon-no-name-control-panel-4.html) (except the blank icon is named
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