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Forum: General Discussion 2 Hours Ago
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Posted By MilesAhead
WMI may work a bit better. But I know for a fact...

WMI may work a bit better. But I know for a fact the WinAPI for file change notification is a dog. :) You have more leeway with a server to be sure. Running the WinAPI call on the workstation is...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 2,314
Posted By MilesAhead
I hope the server is mostly idle. Any time I...

I hope the server is mostly idle. Any time I tried anything that automatically detected folder changes it bogged the entire system by hogging the HD. It relentlessly checks every file in the folder...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By MilesAhead
You're most welcome. :)

You're most welcome. :)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By MilesAhead
To see if there are any issues you can run it...

To see if there are any issues you can run it from Explorer. Right click a drive, click Properties, then Tools Click Error Checking, then click Check Now. Make sure both check boxes are not...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Day Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By MilesAhead
Let us know how you make out. :)

Let us know how you make out. :)
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By MilesAhead
Something small like that you may be able to get...

Something small like that you may be able to get here:
Post New Requests Here - DonationCoder.com (http://www.donationcoder.com/forum/index.php?board=71.0)

Please read the rules before posting. ...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By MilesAhead
Did you restart or shutdown then start? I'm...

Did you restart or shutdown then start? I'm thinking the hybrid booting on the Laptop may be interfering. Try either using Restart or if you want to wait until the next time you use the machine...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By MilesAhead
You are most welcome. Now that I think of it, if...

You are most welcome. Now that I think of it, if they recommend against saving to a HD it could be that they are just copying binary data to raw memory. If that's the case then the file system data...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Day Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By MilesAhead
One thing that works sometimes is to delete the...

One thing that works sometimes is to delete the device in Device Manager that has the problem. Then reboot with the device connected. Windows will say it has found new hardware and install the...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By MilesAhead
Great. Glad they fixed you up. :)

Great. Glad they fixed you up. :)
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By MilesAhead
Only way to know is use it and build up a track...

Only way to know is use it and build up a track record. Until confidence is restored I would have everything backed up to another storage.
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By MilesAhead
So I'm still unsure from your reply. You did or...

So I'm still unsure from your reply. You did or did not plug in a standard wired USB keyboard?
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By MilesAhead
Is there any chance it was stored near a strong...

Is there any chance it was stored near a strong magnetic field? I don't think I've ever seen exactly this problem. Files corrupt and missing data but usually the directory entries are intact. A...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By MilesAhead
Do you have a conventional keyboard to use for...

Do you have a conventional keyboard to use for setup? A wired USB keyboard should work.
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By MilesAhead
Was the USB drive written by a different language...

Was the USB drive written by a different language version of Windows? Either that or it is encrypted perhaps.
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By MilesAhead
Unfortunately in Windows there's no way to call a...

Unfortunately in Windows there's no way to call a function that says "which program has this as a hotkey?" It would be a lot easier if there were. I write small hotkey programs using AutoHotkey...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By MilesAhead
Try running Malwarebytes Antimalware. You may...

Try running Malwarebytes Antimalware. You may have some prankware on your machine. Either that or look for a hotkey program in the system tray. It may have a bug.
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By MilesAhead
You could also try Everything Search...

You could also try Everything Search (http://www.voidtools.com/). It is for NTFS file systems only. It uses the MFT info of NTFS. It is lightning fast. Also you could set it to only index your...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By MilesAhead
I would look for a 3rd party file manger with the...

I would look for a 3rd party file manger with the features you need.

Comparison of file managers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_file_managers)
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By MilesAhead
Glad it worked for you. :)

Glad it worked for you. :)
Forum: Network & Sharing 4 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By MilesAhead
One all purpose fix is to delete the device in...

One all purpose fix is to delete the device in Device Manager after booting to safe mode. When you reboot in normal mode Windows will reinstall it. You may want to copy all your settings for the...
Forum: Software 4 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By MilesAhead
+1 for SPlayer Portable. As a bonus for those...

+1 for SPlayer Portable. As a bonus for those who like to watch Japanese movies/tv shows.. sometimes it even fetches the .srt English subs without manual intervention. :cool:
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By MilesAhead
Copy sync.exe to a folder in your path(for...

Copy sync.exe to a folder in your path(for example C:\Windows\system32)

Open an elevated command prompt (http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/783-elevated-command-prompt.html)

and type
sync...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By MilesAhead
For what it's worth, it seems to work much better...

For what it's worth, it seems to work much better in W8.

On W7 and Vista I wait for the HD activity to cease. Then I run sync.exe (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897438.aspx)...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By MilesAhead
windows 8 - Schedule a command at logoff before...

windows 8 - Schedule a command at logoff before applications terminate - Super User (http://superuser.com/questions/543345/schedule-a-command-at-logoff-before-applications-terminate)
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