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Forum: General Discussion 03 Apr 2013
Replies: 69
Views: 9,444
Posted By barton
I once had a laptop do something similar and a...

I once had a laptop do something similar and a friend suggested I unplug power cord, remove battery and press power button for 30 seconds then try to reboot and it did.
Forum: General Discussion 02 Apr 2013
Replies: 75
Views: 2,471
Posted By barton
It became complicated because people used terms...

It became complicated because people used terms and talked about things I did not understand. I deal in real things, not nebulous terms. Here's an example of a guy in Oklahoma with a question about...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Apr 2013
Replies: 75
Views: 2,471
Posted By barton
"Check under C:Users to see if there's another...

"Check under C:Users to see if there's another another Dick besides you, or you are signed in to another named Account or the Administrator account."

Was this ever completely resolved?
Forum: Drivers 02 Apr 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 6,235
Posted By barton
You have to go into power management and set to...

You have to go into power management and set to power saver mode for cool n quiet software to work, but that wouldn't have anything to do with stopping the hanging I don't think. I guess win 7 built...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Apr 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,355
Posted By barton
Give About 1 hour remaining for someone smarter...

Give About 1 hour remaining for someone smarter to answer :-)
Forum: General Discussion 02 Apr 2013
Replies: 75
Views: 2,471
Posted By barton
I'm the only user. This is a home computer. There...

I'm the only user. This is a home computer. There is still plenty of space on the desktop so I doubt they were "pushed off".

Why are all the files, etc. that appear on my desktop in that folder?...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Apr 2013
Replies: 75
Views: 2,471
Posted By barton
Also it was suggested to right click on desktop...

Also it was suggested to right click on desktop and choose refresh. Did you try that?
Forum: General Discussion 01 Apr 2013
Replies: 75
Views: 2,471
Posted By barton
My desktop items are arranged exactly the way I...

My desktop items are arranged exactly the way I want them. I don't want to "Auto arrange" them.
But I would like an answer to my questions.[/QUOTE]

Sometimes toggling auto arrange can help with...
Forum: Drivers 01 Apr 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By barton
In Device and Printers, did you click on printer...

In Device and Printers, did you click on printer icon and run troubleshoot? I've seen sometimes option to download and install driver needs to be enabled and troubleshooter will walk you through that.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Apr 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,520
Posted By barton
It looks like your partition is 100 GB and...

It looks like your partition is 100 GB and windows is 32 GB, plus there are some GB's worth of programs installed too it looks like.
Forum: Software 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By barton
You can also try portable skype if you just don't...

You can also try portable skype if you just don't want it invading your system.
Forum: Software 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By barton
NetLimiter - The Ultimate Bandwidth Shaper...

NetLimiter - The Ultimate Bandwidth Shaper (http://www.netlimiter.com/)

I've never tried it, just saw it on lifehacker and noticed it does provide info for individual applications.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,952
Posted By barton
Do you have Macrium Reflect installed?

Do you have Macrium Reflect installed?
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,485
Posted By barton
mobile broadband is pretty secure. Ask him to...

mobile broadband is pretty secure. Ask him to change your desktop wallpaper to prove his l33t skillz :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 45
Views: 1,885
Posted By barton
Sorry no idea on fan speed software, but wow that...

Sorry no idea on fan speed software, but wow that thing is huge! And pretty cool(no pun...well yea it was intended). Looks like the radiator from a small car, heh.
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,485
Posted By barton
How did you come to realize someone is remotely...

How did you come to realize someone is remotely accessing your computer?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 3,103
Posted By barton
Cool deal. Have a read on the core parking. Maybe...

Cool deal. Have a read on the core parking. Maybe that is something you would find interesting.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,217
Posted By barton
I remember all that tweaking of winxp down to...

I remember all that tweaking of winxp down to like 130 MB at idle then having to wait for anything to open :-)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 3,103
Posted By barton
What kind of file is causing problems? Have...

What kind of file is causing problems?

Have you looked at this:

Also if you have multicore CPU (or one with Intel Hyper-Threading), you can lower the FFMPEG thread count. To do this go to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 3,103
Posted By barton
Are you using latest version of VLC? I think...

Are you using latest version of VLC? I think previous versions had multi thread issues with some file types?

Where you "checked my power settings and the processor maximum is set to 100%" you...
Forum: Graphic Cards 30 Mar 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,115
Posted By barton
I googled 'emachines t 2460 specs' If it has S3...

I googled 'emachines t 2460 specs' If it has S3 ProSavage video I don't think it is supported in win 7 due to DX9 incompatability. I might be wrong. Some smart people here so they will verify.
Forum: General Discussion 30 Mar 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,762
Posted By barton
If you are planning on putting them on a thumb...

If you are planning on putting them on a thumb drive to use in other random machines, I'm pretty certain the best way is with a portable version of the software because usually the drive letter will...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Mar 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,485
Posted By barton
Do you sometimes run any VM?

Do you sometimes run any VM?
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Mar 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,485
Posted By barton
I don't even remember win98 with a celly 300a...

I don't even remember win98 with a celly 300a taking 10 hours to slug through a scan.
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Mar 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,485
Posted By barton
Does Avast have a CPU usage setting?

Does Avast have a CPU usage setting?
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