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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,184
Posted By aheyn
Its a one file 2GB - I could be copying any file,...

Its a one file 2GB - I could be copying any file, but just mentioned it as its large and any large file will cause this (even a like 900 MB file would also).

I'll check re the SATA3 ports, I'm...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,184
Posted By aheyn
Thanks for everyones help. I've run the...

Thanks for everyones help.

I've run the Samsung HD program from DOS and it took a good 3 hours to analyse the HD, including a full sector scan and everything passed fine, no problems detected....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,184
Posted By aheyn
Ran the Samsung HD utility and it said no...

Ran the Samsung HD utility and it said no problems found, all tests were ok. Also ran memtest just to be sure, both tests took hours but came out fine.

When upgrading, what would I need to look...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,184
Posted By aheyn
Hi, thanks for the replies. whs - Yes you're...

Hi, thanks for the replies.

whs - Yes you're right, it is saturated when copying from partition to partition on the same disk, for prob 15 seconds and then reduced to about 75% load but still...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,184
Posted By aheyn
Win 7 - Core i7 but HD thrashing?

Hi All,

Weird situation and wondered what advice people might have. I recently upgraded this whole system to one that should scream - Core i7 920, 6 GB triple channel RAM, Nvidia GTS 250 and...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Feb 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 802
Posted By aheyn
https/encryption - server logs

Hey all,

Have a very quick question - when you visit a site with "https" in the address bar, it is supposed to be encrypted and as such no one can view your login/password as its not sent as plain...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jan 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,739
Posted By aheyn
SHA-1 and MD5

Hi All,

A while ago I installed HashTab (HashTab... is the coolest thing ever! (http://beeblebrox.org/) - adds a tab "File Hashes" that then works out the CRC, MD5 and SHA-1 of the file), and have...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Nov 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By aheyn
Guys thanks for the advice... my thinking was...

Guys thanks for the advice... my thinking was even if I did make myself the only admin, there would still be a way of erasing the admin password (i.e. mine) - i remember actually doing this on a...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Nov 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By aheyn
Does he need to be? Not really. But if I make him...

Does he need to be? Not really. But if I make him a limited user, he'll get my older brother (runs his own IT company) to make him an administrator again (even though he has no reason to be one).
...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Nov 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By aheyn
stopping another user from ending my tasks?

Hi,

Got an issue here at home....... another user (i.e. my brother) often likes to end my tasks at will without saying anything. I'm running Win 7 RC, and we're both administrators - is there...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Jul 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 21,714
Posted By aheyn
lol, I'm not sure if comparing an OS to a car is...

lol, I'm not sure if comparing an OS to a car is exactly suitable! Cars wear down because parts and components wear down from repeated use, whereas assuming other things identical - if you opened and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Jul 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 21,714
Posted By aheyn
Why does any windows get slow over time?

Hey all,

I'm actually running Windows 7 RC, but have found it to be the case with this also.

Always after a few weeks/months, Windows slows down considerably from when you first installed it....
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jun 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,591
Posted By aheyn
just to give a bit more this, this is the...

just to give a bit more this, this is the contents of my BCD - anyone recognise something weird in there?:

Windows Boot Manager
--------------------
identified {bootmgr}
device ...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jun 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,591
Posted By aheyn
Hi YupYup, just tried that but to no avail -...

Hi YupYup, just tried that but to no avail - still the Vista booting sequence :( (thanks heaps anyway).
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jun 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,591
Posted By aheyn
Nope just the normal 19" monitor I've used with...

Nope just the normal 19" monitor I've used with the 32-bit Win 7 (1280x1024 res). Weird because before installing 64-bit onto the other HD, the boot screen was the Win7 one as normal.
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jun 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,591
Posted By aheyn
2nd Win7 install, now Vista loading screen after remove

Hi All,

Some might remember I posted a few days ago about installing Win7 (64bit) separately on this same comp (different hard drive) to test what drivers worked for the devices I had, in...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,002
Posted By aheyn
:) Thanks heaps for the help!

:) Thanks heaps for the help!
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,002
Posted By aheyn
Yes thanks good to hear - and then if the third...

Yes thanks good to hear - and then if the third entry is still there just use bcdedit to remove it and all will be great?

Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,002
Posted By aheyn
Thanks! It won't confuse the bootloader etc? ...

Thanks! It won't confuse the bootloader etc?

And once I'm finished testing, I could just delete the whole partition and things should be back to normal? (ie. original W7 boots).
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,002
Posted By aheyn
How can I test 64-bit drivers/2nd Win7 Install

Hi All,

I'm currently using Win 7 RC 32-bit on this comp, and am looking to move to 64-bit by the time RTM comes round.

My question is - everything except my scanner has 64-bit drivers. There...
Forum: Backup and Restore 23 Jun 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 8,287
Posted By aheyn
Just noticed the other replies - thanks to all...

Just noticed the other replies - thanks to all for the help.

I tried the repair and it didnt seem to help, and I had thought about uninstalling the gfx driver, but it seems I didnt need to do that...
Forum: Backup and Restore 23 Jun 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 8,287
Posted By aheyn
Thanks heaps Orbital shark - stupidly it didn't...

Thanks heaps Orbital shark - stupidly it didn't occur to try Safe mode as I could get to the login screen normally.

Tried safe mode, it went to login and then to the deskop - then restared and...
Forum: Backup and Restore 23 Jun 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 8,287
Posted By aheyn
Hi guys, thanks. I've been reading the forum for...

Hi guys, thanks. I've been reading the forum for ages but only got round to posting now!

I've had good luck in that I stuck the Win 7 Beta in and though it didnt list the OS, system restore worked...
Forum: Backup and Restore 23 Jun 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 8,287
Posted By aheyn
Comp won't start after system restore, please help!

Hi All,

I've had an issue with Windows 7 RC that is very strange and I'm struggling to find a solution to it.

I went to install the updated drivers for my GeForce 7300 video card through...
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