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Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 69
Posted By LMiller7
Hard drives in a busy server, that differ little...

Hard drives in a busy server, that differ little from yours, work harder than that with rarely a break. Many drives that are lightly used fail quickly while others that are worked hard live for...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By LMiller7
There are a lot of opinions about this and few...

There are a lot of opinions about this and few indisputable facts. The best guidelines are whatever works best for you.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By LMiller7
The screenshot shows that Service Pack 1 is not...

The screenshot shows that Service Pack 1 is not installed. If present it would be shown below the copyright notice.

Reading error messages will often provide the information necessary to solve a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By LMiller7
Windows Explorer has some issues when using...

Windows Explorer has some issues when using folder properties to determine the disk space consumed, as in in post #1. The numbers shown are often lower than they are in reality, possibly in very...
Forum: Virtualization 1 Day Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By LMiller7
1. Hardware virtualization was designed to...

1. Hardware virtualization was designed to optimize the performance of programs like VMWare. While not necessary it will benefit the performance of any virtualized OS, including 32 bit. If not...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By LMiller7
In a general sense what was wanted is not...

In a general sense what was wanted is not possible. There are various ways you can move shortcuts but it isn't going to happen automatically.

In a domain you can move a file from one computer to...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By LMiller7
Welcome to the forum. That would only be...

Welcome to the forum.

That would only be possible if the computers were members of an Active Directory domain. That would require a domain controller running on a server OS.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 182
Posted By LMiller7
For my phone I leave the adapter plugged in all...

For my phone I leave the adapter plugged in all the time. This is really no different than the AC adapter for a modem or router that is on all the time. I wouldn't leave a laptop adapter plugged in...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By LMiller7
All SSDs have limited writes but this is so high...

All SSDs have limited writes but this is so high it is highly unlikely they would be exceeded in normal use. Far more likely that the drive or computer is replaced for other reasons long before that...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 268
Posted By LMiller7
Thanks for posting. Unfortunately i've tried...

Thanks for posting. Unfortunately i've tried scanning my whole computer with Avast, malwarebyte, updating drivers, Cleaning with CCleaner, checking temparature, still no viruses, malwares and the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 268
Posted By LMiller7
Thanks for posting. Unfortunately i've tried...

Thanks for posting. Unfortunately i've tried scanning my whole computer with Avast, malwarebyte, updating drivers, Cleaning with CCleaner, checking temparature, still no viruses, malwares and the...
Forum: Customization 2 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By LMiller7
What you are seeing is normal and I don't believe...

What you are seeing is normal and I don't believe this can be changed. That is the way the Treeview control is as designed to work indicating it no longer has focus.
Forum: Virtualization 2 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By LMiller7
4. Running any Apple OS on non Apple hardware is...

4. Running any Apple OS on non Apple hardware is a violation of Apple's EULA. Running the OS in a virtual environment is permissible only if the host is an Apple computer.
6. Operating systems...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By LMiller7
1. If the video card fails you will have no...

1. If the video card fails you will have no video. There would be nothing to provide a video signal to the monitor.
2. If you are using an OEM version of Windows it is tied to the original...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 268
Posted By LMiller7
60% memory usage isn't going to cause any...

60% memory usage isn't going to cause any problems. I frequently reach that and higher with no problems at all on a 4 GB system. Low Free memory is not a problem, zero being the ideal. The CPU usage...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By LMiller7
Be very sure you have a backup of all important...

Be very sure you have a backup of all important files on the drive. This is the only effective way to protect your data. Any drive can fail without warning beyond all chance of do it yourself...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By LMiller7
It would really help if we could see a screenshot...

It would really help if we could see a screenshot of Disk Management.
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By LMiller7
You should be able to open a file with Chinese...

You should be able to open a file with Chinese characters without any language packs installed. I have done so without doing anything to make it possible. To enter Chinese characters and some other...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By LMiller7
Any attempt to restrict what an admin account can...

Any attempt to restrict what an admin account can do is an exercise in futility. All admin accounts are equal. The one you are using is in no way superior to any other. The built in Administrator...
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By LMiller7
I believe this would be done with group policy to...

I believe this would be done with group policy to install the software and a mandatory user profile. I haven't done anything like that for a long time and not with a modern OS.

What OS is the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By LMiller7
A basic principle of upgrading hardware is that...

A basic principle of upgrading hardware is that you must upgrade the component that is the bottleneck for the aspect of performance that is most important to you. Unfortunately people often guess...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By LMiller7
Laptops are not very upgrade friendly. Video is...

Laptops are not very upgrade friendly. Video is almost always built into the motherboard and not upgradeable. Even when possible the options will be limited and expensive. It map be possible to...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By LMiller7
I don't believe what you want is possible, and...

I don't believe what you want is possible, and that being by design. An administrator can access the files of another user because there is a real need for this. But running a program as another user...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By LMiller7
Over the years there has been a huge amount of...

Over the years there has been a huge amount of misinformation on the Internet concerning Prefetch. In the early years of XP there were many articles recommending occasional deleting of the prefetch...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By LMiller7
With USB 2 and most drives the USB performance...

With USB 2 and most drives the USB performance will be the limiting factor. 29-33 MB/s is typical.
USB 3 is much faster at about 500 MB/s. But that is only the theoretical transfer rate and there...
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