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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By windude99
I doubt you will see much of a performance gain...

I doubt you will see much of a performance gain from defragmenting your registry. If your computer is slow, reformat it and reinstall Windows OR buy a new computer if the other one is super low end...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By windude99
Netflix Screen Tearing on Netbook with Windows 7 Starter

I have a netbook and it has horizontal screen tearing while watching Netflix and playing Neon Rider (An online game). I was able to fix this by enabling Aero, but it is running Windows 7 starter now,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By windude99
Is your chipset driver installed? Are you on the...

Is your chipset driver installed? Are you on the latest version of your BIOS?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By windude99
Agreed. If someone has a problem with Windows or...

Agreed. If someone has a problem with Windows or a program installed on their computer, they should make a thread here instead of trying to "fix" their computer with some junk software.
Forum: Drivers 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,557
Posted By windude99
Have you checked Windows Update to see if it has...

Have you checked Windows Update to see if it has a driver for it?
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By windude99
I have done a couple of PSU swaps before. I don't...

I have done a couple of PSU swaps before. I don't want to buy another psu for this system though. Plus, Dell may have used proprietary connectors, but I am not sure about that.
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By windude99
IMO that is pretty far away, unless you are a big...

IMO that is pretty far away, unless you are a big company. Individuals can wait until 2019 to upgrade or something like that. No need to go and buy an OS you don't want right now. Stick with 7 and...
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By windude99
Ok. I may give that a try. Thanks! Does anybody...

Ok. I may give that a try. Thanks! Does anybody have any suggestions of a gpu that can scale up to my display well and works on a 145 watt psu?
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By windude99
I'm running Windows XP, 2000, and ME in a triple...

I'm running Windows XP, 2000, and ME in a triple boot. Will Mint Mate run on 256mb of ram adequately?
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By windude99
Old PC Questions

I have an old Dell Dimension 2100 and I want to throw in a GPU so it will browse the internet a bit better, as well as actually scale up to my monitors native resolution. It can't handle 1680x1050....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By windude99
Power Saver turns on the maximum power saving...

Power Saver turns on the maximum power saving options for your wifi card etc. It may also change the CPU settings a bit, but I'm not sure. If you are gaming, you should run it in high performance.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By windude99
that sounds good. ill get some air when i go...

that sounds good. ill get some air when i go somewhere later. does it matter regular air vs the gas compressed air. ive heard regular air has moisture[/QUOTE]

In my experience, the stuff I would...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By windude99
You should still blow out the vents with...

You should still blow out the vents with compressed air, even if you don't see any visible dust. There may still be some in there. You may want to get a cooling pad for your laptop too. Just use it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By windude99
Run sfc and reboot between each run. Do this 5...

Run sfc and reboot between each run. Do this 5 times.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By windude99
The Athlon X4 645 is my CPU. They have a laptop...

The Athlon X4 645 is my CPU. They have a laptop and the Athlon X4 645 is a desktop chip. Also, I have an SSD in my system and Windows performs well. Yes, there is lag running games on max settings,...
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 770
Posted By windude99
Start menu. Windows Backup with automatic...

Start menu.
Windows Backup with automatic system imaging just like in Windows 7.
Make it easier to run the system without having to connect to a Microsoft account.
Get rid of that hibernate boot...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By windude99
First, uninstall ALL cleaners on your system....

First, uninstall ALL cleaners on your system. They are bad. You don't need them, Windows 7 doesn't need them, and they can cause damage to the Registry etc. Once you have done that, go ahead and...
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 2,682
Posted By windude99
Ted was a significant contributor to these forums...

Ted was a significant contributor to these forums and will be greatly missed. May he rest in peace.
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,940
Posted By windude99
Why did Windows 7 Service Pack 1 show up in my...

Why did Windows 7 Service Pack 1 show up in my list of updates on two PCs that already had it?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Aug 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 640
Posted By windude99
Have you updated your graphics card drivers?

Have you updated your graphics card drivers?
Forum: News 11 Aug 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By windude99
If they would discount the retail copies of...

If they would discount the retail copies of Windows 7 to match the System Builder versions, people wouldn't buy the system builder version. They should do away with the System Builder/OEM copies and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Aug 2014
Replies: 39
Views: 1,564
Posted By windude99
I find that windows 7 still doesn't do a good job...

I find that windows 7 still doesn't do a good job of dumping temp files. I use it for that and to delete whitelisted cookie accumulation.[/QUOTE]

@windude99

I agree 100% for the problems with...
Forum: News 10 Aug 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By windude99
I wish Microsoft would stop with all of the...

I wish Microsoft would stop with all of the stupid restrictions they put on their licenses and make it simple. Here is how it SHOULD look:
1. Don't pirate
2. Spend lots of cash on Microsoft...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Aug 2014
Replies: 39
Views: 1,564
Posted By windude99
Before disk cleanup added that function, disk...

Before disk cleanup added that function, disk cleanup imho was not worth running. CCleaner was also faster. Since Microsoft added that function to disk cleanup (and ccleaner does not offer it, nor...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Aug 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 640
Posted By windude99
Once you have done what the others above have...

Once you have done what the others above have suggested, run a FULL SCAN with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware: Malwarebytes | Free Anti-Malware & Internet Security Software (http://www.malwarebytes.org/)
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