Windows 7 Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 350
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: zapp22
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By zapp22
I didn't know we dealt with belief systems...

I didn't know we dealt with belief systems here... Oh! yes we do... just take a look at the "best anti-virus" thread!! :sarc:

the issue is maximum performance.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By zapp22
let me try to be clear: when on battery, I want...

let me try to be clear:
when on battery, I want 'Balanced" plan with all my custom settings [already done]
when I plug into AC Adapter I want windows 7 to automatically switch to "High Performance"...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By zapp22
Any way to auto switch power plans when plugging in to charger?

anyone know how to do this? when plugging in to AC adapter, the system switches to a different power plan?
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 958
Views: 128,566
Posted By zapp22
do you guys SERIOUSLY think any "AV" outfit,...

do you guys SERIOUSLY think any "AV" outfit, writing for Windows, is putting their best/brightest minds on a dying market segment?
nonsense.

as I pointed out weeks ago, even the officers of some...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Sep 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By zapp22
Simple RAID 1 Configuration: Windows 7 vs. XP Pro ??

Guys some of you have experience with setting up simple RAID systems for server duties, file-share, media, etc, so I"m looking for some guidance.

I'm planning on buying a couple of identical big...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 02 Sep 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By zapp22
slaved the drive to another 7 machine, took...

slaved the drive to another 7 machine, took ownership of all the associated files and nuked them.
purged the registry.
pulled the default user profile/folder/folders from the other machine [free of...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 01 Sep 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By zapp22
no need for all that. i solved it.

no need for all that.
i solved it.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 31 Aug 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By zapp22
correcto. not an upgrade Product Key / ...

correcto.
not an upgrade Product Key /

dunno... Lets call it a feature! a very highly valuable bonus from our friends in Redmond :D

Hate to contradict Berton but the OEM's I have bought...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By zapp22
i treated it as though the Admin account was...

i treated it as though the Admin account was corrupted.
Trinity Rescue Kit has winpass and I used that to whack the password.

all is well now.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 30 Aug 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By zapp22
it is indeed "windows mail", not Live. i had...

it is indeed "windows mail", not Live.

i had to deal with it brutally. took ownership of it by the 'shortcut' and deleted all the files. patched my main user account so it does not try to load...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By zapp22
Hidden Admin account password worked ONCE... never again

gang I realize some of you are touchy about this subject but help me out - I have not seen this one before.
I bought [using it as 'we speak'] DC7900 from a huge recycler - the 3rd I've bought from...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 30 Aug 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By zapp22
yes it looks like that. is there no way to...

yes it looks like that.

is there no way to find out HOW its loading itself at startup???
I see the linkage in Task Manager, but cannot change permissions, cannot delete anything - its like its...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Aug 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By zapp22
Cannot get rid of WINDOWS MAIL

gang I picked up a refurb that has Windows Pro x64 which was auto-installed through some streamlined installer.
It leaves a WOW6432 mess that I cannot resolve - has [among other things] a lone...
Forum: System Security 25 Aug 2014
Replies: 958
Views: 128,566
Posted By zapp22
I debate whether macbooks are more expensive. ...

I debate whether macbooks are more expensive. If one keeps up with the releases, there is a "right time" to buy/sell/trade macbooks. I buy mac things on ebay [I do a lot of business both ways...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Aug 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By zapp22
battery has no effect on ability to connect to a...

battery has no effect on ability to connect to a time server.

finally punted "windows" in favor of another clock site; time.nist.gov - it worked/works.
thanks all
Forum: General Discussion 17 Aug 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By zapp22
Why can I NOT connect to windows.time.com ??

clock is wrong
service is started
hit "update now" on "Internet Time" tab in clock settings - timeout.

So I go to browser, enter windows.time.com and get timeout - on any/all browsers.

why is...
Forum: System Security 04 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By zapp22
yep, all good stuff. xplode and jrt and avast...

yep, all good stuff.
xplode and jrt and avast missed the real issues. mbam got 'em.

I figured it out, and I thank you for reminding me about resetting the hosts file - I was racking my memory...
Forum: System Security 04 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By zapp22
post-malware one problem remains: google.com redirect

anyone have the answer to this? had a desktop infected with search conduit of some vintage.
cleared the infection except for one remaining issue that I cannot find a cure for: irrespective of what...
Forum: System Security 25 Jul 2014
Replies: 958
Views: 128,566
Posted By zapp22
here's a little chum in the waters; Note...

here's a little chum in the waters;
Note carefully what the writer/editor says about "never having seen".... it got my attention.
its xp, but ....
XP Users Can Still Get Effective Antivirus...
Forum: System Security 14 Jul 2014
Replies: 958
Views: 128,566
Posted By zapp22
as said b4 by myself and others, in the current...

as said b4 by myself and others, in the current climate and as PC's become extinct [thanks to microsoft and the bloatware-inviting vendors], there is no "antimalware" that works, though 2 things can...
Forum: Graphic Cards 03 Jul 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 836
Posted By zapp22
AMD Overdrive function missing from CCC. How to fix?

anyone know this?
on a AMD APU-based laptop [I have three at the moment] I really need that function working so I can configure Presets/Profiles to pre-empt the Display Driver timeout problem...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 690
Posted By zapp22
IE11 Hangs on First Run... CPU utilization @ 25% .. Every time

HI friends this is for a windows 7 Home Premium x64 system [HP/CPQ Elite, i3 etc ]
I've been chasing down and fixing several Windows 7 issues with this system.
One that remains is this: on a fresh...
Forum: Graphic Cards 08 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By zapp22
I'm thinking that the real issue is that the fan...

I'm thinking that the real issue is that the fan itself is noisy - if it would rotate at something like 30% it would have a tone that isn't so noticeable - probably the fan isnt going to have a long...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By zapp22
I did that but, as others in other posts/threads...

I did that but, as others in other posts/threads have noted, no matter what I tweak, the result is the same. MSI-A reports the nominal spin as being 65% of max - I cannot vouch for that but...
Forum: Graphic Cards 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By zapp22
Nvidia driver 'pegs' fan 100%. 620 GT

gang how do I stop this annoyance? have a EVGA Geforce 620 GT card in a DC7900. card is nice and quiet like my evga 630 gt in an identical system, UNTIL windows fully loads up and the NVIDIA driver...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 350

 
Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:46 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33