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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Aug 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,129
Posted By dare978devil
Here is something you may not have tried : ...

Here is something you may not have tried :

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/52935-network-usage-causes-high-dpc-latency-4.html

Go down to post #37. See if what he describes matches...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,129
Posted By dare978devil
Ahhh, didn't realize this was wireless! OK,...

Ahhh, didn't realize this was wireless!

OK, that may actually make it easier. Have you tried this :

Control Panel -> Power Options, click "Change plan settings" for whichever power plan you...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,129
Posted By dare978devil
Did you try those Network changes I posted above?

Did you try those Network changes I posted above?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,129
Posted By dare978devil
Sure, but these will be guesses. - Go into...

Sure, but these will be guesses.

- Go into your NIC properties, Power Management, ensure that "allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" is NOT selected.
- Go into the Advanced...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,527
Posted By dare978devil
Have been using CCleaner for years, never had a...

Have been using CCleaner for years, never had a problem with it. I use it periodically to clean the registry, and it seems to only delete invalid items. I also use it to uninstall hotfix installers...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Aug 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,129
Posted By dare978devil
Hi, Experiment with disabling IPv6 in Win7. ...

Hi,

Experiment with disabling IPv6 in Win7. Although I don't think this is actually your problem, I suspect the upgrade may have messed with your network stack. Disabling IPv6 (via the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Aug 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By dare978devil
Hi, No, that is not correct. My company is...

Hi,

No, that is not correct. My company is certainly not that draconian. There was no intention of disabling DVD playback (I verified this with the helpdesk), as I said, it works for the most...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Aug 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By dare978devil
Tks, I looked at the Power Settings. They are...

Tks, I looked at the Power Settings. They are imposed by a policy by my company, but they look OK. On battery, Multimedia Playback is set to Balanced, and while plugged in, it is set to Optimize...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Aug 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By dare978devil
Yeah, should have put that in the original post. ...

Yeah, should have put that in the original post. I have tried the Windows Media Player, VLC, and the InterActual iPlayer (the one that comes on some DVDs). They all experience the same issues,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Aug 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By dare978devil
It was pre-installed.

It was pre-installed.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Aug 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By dare978devil
Very disappointed with Win7 Core i7 DVD playback.

I have a Thinkpad W510. 8 GB RAM, running Win7 Pro 64-bit. My previous laptop was a Thinkpad T61 with 32-bit XP and 3 GB RAM. DVD playback on that machine was flawless, I could set up a DVD for...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Nov 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,536
Posted By dare978devil
Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Anyone?

Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Anyone?
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Oct 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,536
Posted By dare978devil
C'mon! Some of you guys must have tried DLNA...

C'mon! Some of you guys must have tried DLNA with Win7! Do you have the same problem? Does Win7 go to sleep in the middle of a stream?
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Oct 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,536
Posted By dare978devil
Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Anyone?

Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Anyone?
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Oct 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,536
Posted By dare978devil
DLNA is not considered "When Sharing Media" in power mode settings.

Hello,

I have DLNA working perfectly to my PS3. My win7 machine in the basement is connected via 100 Mb Ethernet to the PS3 upstairs. When I start a DLNA server (I have tried 2 different ones so...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Oct 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 12,992
Posted By dare978devil
I've tried resetting the default mail program,...

I've tried resetting the default mail program, and I have verified the registry entries against what a "good" platform should show. I am now convinced that this should work, and that I (and the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 24 Oct 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 12,992
Posted By dare978devil
Ah, you are starting to make me think that I have...

Ah, you are starting to make me think that I have duplicated the customer's problem, but that there is a solution.

It is Lotus Notes 8.5.2. It is supported on Win7 64-bit, but the only feature...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Oct 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 12,992
Posted By dare978devil
OK, tks, but I was wondering if anyone could...

OK, tks, but I was wondering if anyone could explain how the labs could possibly be saying they can make this work with 32-bit mail on 64-bit OS. As far as I can see, and as far as I read that...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 22 Oct 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 12,992
Posted By dare978devil
32-bit mail program on 64-bit Win7

Hello,

I can't figure out this behaviour for the life of me. I was presented with a problem from a customer which I was easily able to duplicate. They have 64-bit Win7 running 32-bit Lotus...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Oct 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 11,097
Posted By dare978devil
Ah, that does beg the question of how I ended up...

Ah, that does beg the question of how I ended up with 31 as my offset. This is a relatively new install (August) from Win7 Ultimate DVD I purchased. It was a clean install at the time, the SSD was...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Oct 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 11,097
Posted By dare978devil
WHS, After reading those OCZ forum posts on...

WHS,

After reading those OCZ forum posts on aligning an SSD, I take it there is no way to align the drive post-install ? I only have one SSD, it's my boot drive to Win7. This system is triple...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Oct 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 11,097
Posted By dare978devil
Think I found the answer.

Thanks for all the replies, but I may have found the culprit. Last 3 shutdowns have been quick, it is looking good.

I had originally placed my Windows SWAP file on an external disk connected via...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 11,097
Posted By dare978devil
I still suggest that you disable this security...

I still suggest that you disable this security suite and try Microsoft Security Essentials.

You have a couple of things that can be started manually, when needed:

O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem:...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Oct 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 11,097
Posted By dare978devil
And the startup log

StartupList report, 18/10/2010, 9:52:47 PM
StartupList version: 1.52.2
Started from : D:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.EXE
Detected: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
Detected:...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Oct 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 11,097
Posted By dare978devil
Hi, Finally figured out I needed to...

Hi,

Finally figured out I needed to right-click hijackthis.exe, choose properties, go to Compatibility, and select "Run this program as an administrator".


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis...
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