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Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By LMiller7
The ideal would be to use an SSD for both the OS...

The ideal would be to use an SSD for both the OS and storage. The problem being cost. An SSD large enough to serve as storage for most people will cost several times that of a similarly sized HD. An...
Forum: Graphic Cards 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 176
Posted By LMiller7
Almost certainly No. How would you benefit? The...

Almost certainly No. How would you benefit?
The on board graphics uses the GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) which is built into the CPU package. This is quite common for on board graphics.
Forum: General Discussion 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By LMiller7
By design changing an account name does not...

By design changing an account name does not change the name in the users profile. Doing this safely is very difficult and prone to error. It is best no attempted. Best to do as Brink has suggested.
Forum: Drivers 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By LMiller7
It is highly doubtful that anything done in an...

It is highly doubtful that anything done in an inf file would make an XP driver compatible with Windows 7.
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By LMiller7
ISP = Internet Service Provider. The company...

ISP = Internet Service Provider. The company providing your Internet service.
Forum: Software 1 Day Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By LMiller7
Winzip has always been a commercial product. As...

Winzip has always been a commercial product. As the trial is not enforced people sometimes get the impression it is free. It is not. After expiration of the trial you are required to pay for the...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By LMiller7
No responsible member of this forum is going to...

No responsible member of this forum is going to help you circumvent restrictions imposed by your company.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 111
Posted By LMiller7
The recycle bin is a good feature but you...

The recycle bin is a good feature but you shouldn't rely on it. Files deleted from within an application may not go there and those deleted from the command line will not.

The best assurance...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By LMiller7
By design you cannot login to a Windows PC...

By design you cannot login to a Windows PC without providing the login name and password of an appropriate account. The ability to do otherwise would be a serious security risk. Some accounts may not...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Day Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By LMiller7
Welcome to the forum. It is contrary to the...

Welcome to the forum.

It is contrary to the terms of service of many ISPs to operate an Internet accessible server. Check with your ISP to see if this is permitted.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By LMiller7
It is difficult to determine this for certain but...

It is difficult to determine this for certain but the fact that the sectors were reported at all is a good indicator that they do effect files. A "Current Pending Sector" is a sector in which read...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By LMiller7
I see that the commit limit is 7673 MB with 7658...

I see that the commit limit is 7673 MB with 7658 MB RAM. The commit limit is RAM size plus pagefile size minus a small overhead. This tells me that the pagefile is very small, too small to be of any...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By LMiller7
Registry keys are created by the system and by...

Registry keys are created by the system and by applications. Without knowing the exact location of these keys I would not care to guess which it is.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By LMiller7
Registry keys shown on the left side of Regedit...

Registry keys shown on the left side of Regedit are container objects, rather like folders. Registry values shown on the right are like files. Deleting the key deletes everything it contains....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 3 Days Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 478
Posted By LMiller7
When an application closes only the private use...

When an application closes only the private use RAM is freed. But the programs code, including all DLLs it has used, will go to the Standby list. It is ready if the application is reopened and it is...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By LMiller7
Welcome to the forum. Better...

Welcome to the forum.



Better performance than what?

A 40 GB hard drive is small for Windows 7 and is going to be confining. 640 MB RAM does not meet the minimum specified requirements for...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 3 Days Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 478
Posted By LMiller7
I agree with that philosophy 100%. This is...

I agree with that philosophy 100%.

This is not some new and half thought out idea that Microsoft is trying out. It certainly did not originate with Prefetch and Superfetch. It is a guiding...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 408
Posted By LMiller7
Any computer that came with Vista should run...

Any computer that came with Vista should run Windows 7 better. 2 GB is quite adequate for normal use on Windows 7. 64 bits not normally recommended with 2 GB RAM. In most cases Drivers will be...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By LMiller7
N editions of Windows do not include Media player...

N editions of Windows do not include Media player and related applications. This is a legal requirement for Windows versions sold in the European Union. These applications are available for free...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By LMiller7
How much free space do you have on the drive?...

How much free space do you have on the drive? Microsoft recommends about 15%. With less a defrag may be slow or not possible at all. A stalled defrag could also indicate a failing drive or one that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By LMiller7
It would probably be possible (depending on the...

It would probably be possible (depending on the controller) to combine these drives in RAID 0 but not normally recommended. RAID 0 works best with matched drives. Only 120 GB on the larger drive...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By LMiller7
The pagefile is most likely system managed. We...

The pagefile is most likely system managed. We already know that the current size of the pagefile is roughly the same size as RAM. The commit limit (currently 15 GB) is the size of RAM plus the size...
Forum: Gadgets 4 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By LMiller7
It is not that the gadgets themselves introduce...

It is not that the gadgets themselves introduce vulnerabilities although that is certainly possible. The way in which vulnerabilities can be introduced is virtually endless. The issue is that the...
Forum: Gadgets 5 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By LMiller7
Microsoft has discontinued support for desktop...

Microsoft has discontinued support for desktop gadgets due to security vulnerabilities and recommends that they not be used. These vulnerabilities will not be fixed.
Gadgets have been discontinued -...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 5 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By LMiller7
As I suspected the process list shows nothing...

As I suspected the process list shows nothing that would account for the problem. The Non paged pool seems high but not nearly high enough to account for the issue. More advanced diagnostics will be...
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