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Forum: General Discussion 05 Dec 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,176
Posted By Ramzy
Skip "checking for solution"

When a program crashes, generally i just press CTRL+SHIFT+ESC, quickly locate it in processes, then ALT+E (end process) for an instant shutdown.

Both Vista and Win7 are capable of shutting down...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Nov 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,981
Posted By Ramzy
Reverting back / deleting wasn't my intention. ...

Reverting back / deleting wasn't my intention.

All i wanted to do was continue the merging process of Vista into Win7.

EG, copying over program files to Windows 7, creating old start up items,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Nov 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,981
Posted By Ramzy
Fixing a laptop, "windows.old" folder

Customer dropped off a laptop telling me that his Windows upgrade had failed.

It's a new HP DV6 that had Vista pre-installed on it.

I've taken a look at it, and there's a "Windows.old" folder...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,245
Posted By Ramzy
Thanks matey. I'm assuming this feature is...

Thanks matey.

I'm assuming this feature is available in every single build of Win7?

edit: Just read the thread -- Yes it is.

Cheers.
Forum: General Discussion 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,245
Posted By Ramzy
Error reporting feature?

I recall reading some time ago about a new feature in Windows 7 for user generated error reporting that would allow a user to record their desktop / take periodic screenshots while they replicated an...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Oct 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 4,931
Posted By Ramzy
Omega, no need to be an arse about things. ...

Omega, no need to be an arse about things.

Simply put, windows 7 requires less ram at boot, and during normal operation in extended periods than vista does. There really isn't much more too it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Oct 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 16,325
Posted By Ramzy
Using the -b parameter still seems to invoke a...

Using the -b parameter still seems to invoke a boot optimization pass, however using -w doesn't seem to do anything. Large fragments still remain.

It also doesn't consolidate free space as much...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Oct 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 16,325
Posted By Ramzy
Full defrag option via cmd

The defrag tool in Windows Vista and Windows 7 seems to skip fragments larger than 64MB in size in order to cut down on defrag times.

This problem was easily "solved" by going into command prompt...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Oct 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 4,855
Posted By Ramzy
So Microsoft rewards our honesty (paying close to...

So Microsoft rewards our honesty (paying close to $500 for a retail version of Windows 7) by allowing us to activate once?

I wonder why piracy exists :shock:.

And just for clarification sake:
...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Oct 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 4,855
Posted By Ramzy
Activations

Hi,

I just bought Windows 7 Ultimate today, and i should also be getting a free copy on the 22nd of October under a retail e-learning program.

I am interested in the amount of times that i can...
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