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Forum: Tutorials 18 Jul 2011
Replies: 232
Views: 1,175,661
Posted By Dilbert8056
The icon cache file can be deleted manually, it...

The icon cache file can be deleted manually, it is never locked. With earlier versions of windows, to rebuild the file, one has to change colour depth twice, logout and login again. I still do this...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Jan 2011
Replies: 422
Views: 212,345
Posted By Dilbert8056
Sometimes the installer has to be run in...

Sometimes the installer has to be run in compatability mode as well as the main prog.

Dil.
Forum: Chillout Room 17 Jan 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,359
Posted By Dilbert8056
It is a legit site and service is top-hole, been...

It is a legit site and service is top-hole, been using them for ages. Almost makes having children worthwhile.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jan 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,583
Posted By Dilbert8056
Use system restore and wait until it is...

Use system restore and wait until it is officially released. Apparently, there is no RTM yet.
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Dec 2010
Replies: 422
Views: 212,345
Posted By Dilbert8056
The problem is that many people think that 64 bit...

The problem is that many people think that 64 bit apps are inherently better or faster and that is just not the case.

@PhreePhly - love the sig!

DrT
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Dec 2010
Replies: 422
Views: 212,345
Posted By Dilbert8056
It will only make a difference if more memory is...

It will only make a difference if more memory is needed for a particular app or data set. I have 8Gb here and run both 32 + 64 bit Win 7 and there is no speed differences between the two. There are...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Dec 2010
Replies: 422
Views: 212,345
Posted By Dilbert8056
The only difference is that you will have access...

The only difference is that you will have access to all your installed memory. 64 bit apps do not 'eat' anything and are not inherently any faster than 32 bit apps.

Dil
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Nov 2010
Replies: 422
Views: 212,345
Posted By Dilbert8056
Very well put. For example, the nForce 4 chipset...

Very well put. For example, the nForce 4 chipset has a limit of 4GB, so although it can run a 64 bit OS, there is no memory advantage...when one fits the max memory to hardware, one cannot see/use...
Forum: Microsoft Office 16 Nov 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,652
Posted By Dilbert8056
I found out what the problem was. I basically...

I found out what the problem was. I basically found a character that messes up smart quotes. I was writing a technical article, and placed a '-' (en dash?) in quotes, with and without spaces and it...
Forum: Microsoft Office 15 Nov 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,652
Posted By Dilbert8056
Word 2010 smart quotes

Hi,

The smart quotes works, sort of. Opening quotes are like '66', but so are the closing ones. They should be like '99'.

Anybody else come across this yet?

TIA

Dil
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Nov 2010
Replies: 422
Views: 212,345
Posted By Dilbert8056
You will be limited by your chipset/memory...

You will be limited by your chipset/memory controller. For example, the P55 chipset can only address 16*GB* RAM.

Dil
Forum: General Discussion 15 Oct 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,828
Posted By Dilbert8056
You either need Unlocker or to change ownership...

You either need Unlocker or to change ownership on the folder.
A link to start you with the latter is here Change the permissions and take ownership of your files and folders | Windows Vista, XP and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Oct 2010
Replies: 422
Views: 212,345
Posted By Dilbert8056
A VM is NOT seen as the same hardware as the...

A VM is NOT seen as the same hardware as the actual PC it is running on.

I have 4 PCs here, all multibooting, two of them have had both 32 + 64 bit Win 7 running and activated for months. It HAS...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Oct 2010
Replies: 422
Views: 212,345
Posted By Dilbert8056
It IS possible to dual boot both versions or...

It IS possible to dual boot both versions or install as many versions as one wants on the same PC. It's not legal though so I could not possibly condone or encourage it;).

Dil
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Oct 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 31,450
Posted By Dilbert8056
First, I do not know how you have made your...

First, I do not know how you have made your recovery partition or what it contains so cannot answer.

Second, with all due respect, if you have to ask these questions, you are not ready to mess...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Oct 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 31,450
Posted By Dilbert8056
Hi Regnad, They are both wrong - sorry boys....

Hi Regnad,

They are both wrong - sorry boys.

It is quite possible to hide the partition with ease and there are many free partitioning tools to allow you to do it. All I would advise, is that...
Forum: Software 03 Oct 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,968
Posted By Dilbert8056
1) Checkout nirsoft.com. From memory, there is a...

1) Checkout nirsoft.com. From memory, there is a free context menu editor.
2) Win 7 can still use batch files like DOS.
Google.com will also answer your questions in several second flat :D.

Dil
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