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Forum: Tutorials 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 146,939
Posted By zapp22
i feel like an idiot- last time I got the view...

i feel like an idiot- last time I got the view stuck like this was in Vista days.
explorer is only displaying one big column: how do I get the two big columns [panes? windows? what do we call it]: ...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By zapp22
there is no need for it except on demand for...

there is no need for it except on demand for tasks.
trustedinstaller is not running on any of my rigs except the one troubled one [at the moment]
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By zapp22
How to safely STOP TrustedInstaller from running 24x7

??
windows 7 home prem x64, with nothing but carbonite & MSE running
why is trusted installer necessary?
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Jan 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By zapp22
thx for that. MY inquiry isn't really...

thx for that. MY inquiry isn't really "problem" solving so I'll get out of the way.
Just looking for tips on making a good network better. I think maybe that WIFI Analysis tool from CNET is a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Jan 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By zapp22
TL-WR841N Optimization? Need some expertise

hi network gurus :p
I'm a novice at optimizing throughput. I really like the TP Link TL-WR841N router as do a lotta others.
I have three routers in a WIFI bridge arrangement, with the TPLink the...
Forum: System Security 01 Jan 2015
Replies: 1,056
Views: 146,153
Posted By zapp22
in my experience in the pc patch & related for...

in my experience in the pc patch & related for couple of decades, the number of 'surprised' accounts who found out the hard way that their restore plan did not actually function far outnumber the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 31 Dec 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By zapp22
RAM Quality/Speed effect on GPU ?

Gang
I noticed something in the last day or two that baffles me.
Many of you know that Windows' "display driver stopped responding" crashes can occur with many versions of Radeon and GeForce cards....
Forum: System Security 31 Dec 2014
Replies: 1,056
Views: 146,153
Posted By zapp22
Repeating myself ad nauseum: there is no "AV"...

Repeating myself ad nauseum: there is no "AV" suite that will protect you, period.
infections these days are not "V" for starters - those monikers are retained because the bulk of the remaining...
Forum: System Security 27 Dec 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By zapp22
No. Had read it elsewhere with lots of denials...

No.
Had read it elsewhere with lots of denials but will give it a go
Forum: System Security 27 Dec 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By zapp22
Microsoft Security Client OOBE stopped; 0xC000000D

Guys I'm hung on this one: I get a lot of these errors, no halts or reboots or blue/black screens.
This install is fairly new - within the last 6 months, so its not an 'old' installation of 7 or of...
Forum: Drivers 24 Dec 2014
Replies: 59
Views: 30,953
Posted By zapp22
I appreciate the diligence in this thread. ain't...

I appreciate the diligence in this thread. ain't easy keeping amd stuff accurately/well config'd.
I have a X120E on which I keep reverting deliberately to an ancient MS generic SATA/AHCI driver in...
Forum: System Security 24 Dec 2014
Replies: 1,056
Views: 146,153
Posted By zapp22
follow money

I did a fairly large cleanup on a MacBook pro a few days ago - a paid gig.
of course the user was shocked, though the damage to performance was pretty obvious.

so later I was reflecting on the...
Forum: System Security 17 Nov 2014
Replies: 1,056
Views: 146,153
Posted By zapp22
re AVAST which in the past I reco'd and no longer...

re AVAST which in the past I reco'd and no longer do so....
Just worked again on a gorgeous hp dv7, i7 with dedicated radeon gpu... just a killer system.
this is the second time I've had this one...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 60,740
Posted By zapp22
thx Xero

thx Xero
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Nov 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By zapp22
Is there an advantage to "Homegroup" ?

hi guys I realize this is an old and sore subject but one more time, due to my networking ignorance, I'm wondering: what are the advantages of having LAN members join one or other Homegroup, versus...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Nov 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By zapp22
there is always a way, but I guess it would be...

there is always a way, but I guess it would be considered a hack
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Nov 2014
Replies: 77
Views: 1,838
Posted By zapp22
status? trying the nano on another box good...

status?
trying the nano on another box good root-cause step.
If it works.. I have a simple question. Have you REMOVED power to the laptop and drained it, then tried?
usb ports can and do get...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 60,740
Posted By zapp22
Is there a decent 3rd party solution that can...

Is there a decent 3rd party solution that can survive Microsoft?

secondly: is it accurate for me to conclude that if I search all Windows 7+ systems on the lan for KB3003743 and...
Forum: System Security 10 Nov 2014
Replies: 1,056
Views: 146,153
Posted By zapp22
you were lucky? VIPRE Internet Security 2014...

you were lucky?
VIPRE Internet Security 2014 Review & Rating | PCMag.com (http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2429466,00.asp)


Pros ...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Oct 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 955
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 22 Oct 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 955
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 21 Oct 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 955
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 04 Oct 2014
Replies: 1,056
Views: 146,153
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: Browsers & Mail 02 Sep 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
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: 1,019
Posted By zapp22
no need for all that. i solved it.

no need for all that.
i solved it.
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