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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Mar 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 6,291
Posted By LMHmedchem
source...

source (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Using-Task-Manager-frequently-asked-questions)

i have to admit that i don't understand the purpose of this 'feature'. :confused:[/QUOTE]Thanks...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Mar 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 6,291
Posted By LMHmedchem
windows 7 task manager does't show process list

I was working on my Dad's laptop and started a task manager. All that was displayed in the task manager was the list of programs running. This is what would normally be displayed on the Applications...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 7,925
Posted By LMHmedchem
Thanks for the suggestions. I won't be able to...

Thanks for the suggestions. I won't be able to work on this again until tomorrow, so I will post back then.

The start-up should be pretty light, but still likely has 50 processes. On my own...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Feb 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 7,925
Posted By LMHmedchem
desktop takes minutes to load after login

I have a relatively new win7 enterprise 64-bit install. This is a domain account, so I have to do ctrl+alt+del to login. After entering my password, the welcome notice comes up (with the spinning...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Sep 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 11,345
Posted By LMHmedchem
Thanks for the confirmation. This is more or less...

Thanks for the confirmation. This is more or less what I remember from XP, but a bit simpler. I will post back after I have tried it.

LMHmedchem
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Sep 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 11,345
Posted By LMHmedchem
I found this tutorial linked by Bare Foot Kid...

I found this tutorial linked by Bare Foot Kid (http://www.sevenforums.com/member.php?u=9),AHCI : Enable in Windows 7 after OS install...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Sep 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,180
Posted By LMHmedchem
Are you able to open the doc from inside word...

Are you able to open the doc from inside word 2010, meaning open word, and go to open under the file menu and browse to the doc you are trying to open?

In my experience with win7, it didn't always...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Sep 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 11,345
Posted By LMHmedchem
Windows won't let me install the driver because...

Windows won't let me install the driver because it can't find any AHCI devices enabled. If I change the bios to AHCI mode, windows won't boot because windows doesn't have the AHCI drivers installed. ...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Sep 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 11,345
Posted By LMHmedchem
change storage controller to AHCI mode post install (win7 64-Ultimate)

Can someone hit me with a link for manually installing the AHCI driver and switching the OS mode for the storage controller.

If I remember right, this is just putting the driver in /sys/drivers,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Aug 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,590
Posted By LMHmedchem
The install went fine with one caveat. On this...

The install went fine with one caveat. On this Asus board, a USB stick is considered a "hard drive", so to get it to boot, I set the USB stick as the first "hard drive" in the boot order. It was...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Aug 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,590
Posted By LMHmedchem
The download tool rejected the iso created by...

The download tool rejected the iso created by image burn, but not the one by ISOdisk. It was able to write the files from ISOdisk to the USB, but not able to make the usb bootable. It also required...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Aug 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,590
Posted By LMHmedchem
Thanks, I tried the instructions here, ...

Thanks, I tried the instructions here,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/2432-usb-windows-7-installation-key-drive-create.html

but method one failed because for some reason the windows tool...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Aug 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,590
Posted By LMHmedchem
link to instructions for creating an installer on a USB2.0 flash drive

I have a win7 installer DVD, but I would like to transfer the files to a USB 2.0 flash stick to install from there instead of a DVD. Can someone post a link to instructions for this and the software...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Aug 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 4,267
Posted By LMHmedchem
Have you checked to see if the motherboard bios...

Have you checked to see if the motherboard bios recognizes the hard drive? It should appear in a list of the available drives somewhere in the bios. What kind of interface does the drive use, IDE,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Aug 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,168
Posted By LMHmedchem
I use clonezilla images all the time and there...

I use clonezilla images all the time and there are a few caveats to add.

When you use clonezilla with an external drive, an usb drive is the easiest option. There is a point in clonezilla where...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Aug 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,186
Posted By LMHmedchem
Check in your motherboard bios and make sure that...

Check in your motherboard bios and make sure that your RAM settings (frequency, voltage, and timings) match what is printed on the sticks. If everything is set to auto, see if you can manually change...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Aug 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 6,422
Posted By LMHmedchem
Thanks for the suggestions! The problem I have...

Thanks for the suggestions! The problem I have heard with the method you described is that GRUB often becomes corrupted and therefore Ubuntu becomes un-bootable whenever Windows updates are...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Aug 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,764
Posted By LMHmedchem
You need to take ownership of the folders and...

You need to take ownership of the folders and change permissions so that you have full access. If you still cannot delete them, try using a boot time delete program like killbox, or use a live linux...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Aug 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,186
Posted By LMHmedchem
This could be a motherboard issue as well, which...

This could be a motherboard issue as well, which is one reason to try to test the ram in another rig. If you do try the ram in another computer, just make sure to set the bios to the exact...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Aug 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,186
Posted By LMHmedchem
Have you run memtest86+ from a boot CD? I would...

Have you run memtest86+ from a boot CD? I would have a hard time believing that your RAM is bad if it passes that. There are other stress tests you could run, like IBT or prime95, but I would...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Aug 2011
Replies: 28
Views: 4,877
Posted By LMHmedchem
Sandforce based SSD drives get slow over time,...

Sandforce based SSD drives get slow over time, and this can be fixed by writing 0s to the entire drive. Of course, you have to move everything off of the drive first, which is annoying if it's your...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Aug 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 6,422
Posted By LMHmedchem
Generally speaking, you want to install Ubuntu...

Generally speaking, you want to install Ubuntu first and install grub2 to the MBR of the drive you are installing on. Then you install windows. When you are done with the windows install, boot into...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Aug 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 9,670
Posted By LMHmedchem
The rig is out to IT getting some software and...

The rig is out to IT getting some software and such installed. When I get it back, I will start with some of this.

I am looking forward to getting some win 7 rigs running as cleanly as my XP rigs....
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Aug 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,703
Posted By LMHmedchem
I would really put windows in a ~50GB partition...

I would really put windows in a ~50GB partition by itself if you can do that. The system will function better and you will never be in the position of having to worry about backing up all of your...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Aug 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,747
Posted By LMHmedchem
I think that I only disabled three services that...

I think that I only disabled three services that were set to automatic.

According to my notes,
Distributed Link Tracking Client, Disabled
IP Helper, Disabled
Offline Files, Disabled

I didn't...
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