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Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,555
Posted By DarkPhoenix
I agree with Zomby88...

I agree with Zomby88 (http://www.sevenforums.com/member.php?u=58277).

Especially if you are in business make sure you get the key from Microsoft and back up your paperwork good. If you ever get...
Forum: Virtualization 16 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 18,448
Posted By DarkPhoenix
You might be right, i removed it anyway,but the...

You might be right, i removed it anyway,but the update "Microsoft validation tool" installed??,didnt think it would so if anyone is reading this follow DarkPheonix's words, i apologise for any...
Forum: Virtualization 16 Feb 2010
Replies: 164
Views: 66,165
Posted By DarkPhoenix
Then the problem becomes; The wording of...

Then the problem becomes;

The wording of the GPL is not clear on this issue. I am not trying to give you a hard time, just get to the bottom of this. I have asked the GNU GPL people for...
Forum: Virtualization 15 Feb 2010
Replies: 164
Views: 66,165
Posted By DarkPhoenix
I was under this impression as well. ...

I was under this impression as well.

huisinro, you say" search "Huihong Luo" on VirtualBox source code changelogs, you will see some of our code changes."

I should not have to go back to the...
Forum: Virtualization 14 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 18,448
Posted By DarkPhoenix
I hate to burst your bubble, but according to the...

I hate to burst your bubble, but according to the Microsoft XP Mode license in the XP Mode folder on your hard drive, you cannot legally install XP Mode on Home Premium.

From the VXPEULA.txt

"...
Forum: Virtualization 14 Feb 2010
Replies: 164
Views: 66,165
Posted By DarkPhoenix
Guys, I just found out. This software may...

Guys, I just found out.

This software may be very illegal. Not because of the Micosoft licensing but because it violates the Virtual Box OSE GPL license it was based on. They are mixing their own...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Feb 2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,555
Posted By DarkPhoenix
I found this article very interesting indeed. ...

I found this article very interesting indeed.

I have an OEM version. I did not install it in this machine but purchased this machine from a real company here in town. The company takes older...
Forum: News 13 Feb 2010
Replies: 141
Views: 20,774
Posted By DarkPhoenix
Hear! Hear! Very well stated.[/QUOTE] Many...

Hear! Hear! Very well stated.[/QUOTE]

Many people these days get computers second hand dirt cheap or free when someone they know upgrades. It is common to be able to get what was a $1000.00...
Forum: News 13 Feb 2010
Replies: 141
Views: 20,774
Posted By DarkPhoenix
They are trying to emulate the features most...

They are trying to emulate the features most Windows users are comfortable with.. I reinstalled it last night through a virtual machine, and it looks really nice for a free os that works with windows...
Forum: News 13 Feb 2010
Replies: 141
Views: 20,774
Posted By DarkPhoenix
I agree with most of the above post.. this sounds...

I agree with most of the above post.. this sounds like a red herring. I cannot understand why a person who knows they paid for the Win 7 software, would think they really need to run this on their...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Feb 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,654
Posted By DarkPhoenix
Yes, I believe that is it. I know people get used...

Yes, I believe that is it. I know people get used to it.. hehe, like my wife did.. but I never did. Had a laptop once.. it drove me crazy.

If it is only a dust cover.. why can't they make one out...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Feb 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 6,070
Posted By DarkPhoenix
I do appreciate your advice, really I do. I think...

I do appreciate your advice, really I do. I think we have covered all the bases on the dangers of using the hidden Admin account as your only account.

Because I have refused to use my computer...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,754
Posted By DarkPhoenix
Or it may not be a Win 7 issue at all and you...

Or it may not be a Win 7 issue at all and you guys are over looking the painfully obvious.. His house could be Hunted.

Er.. sorry.. Had to do it.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Feb 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,654
Posted By DarkPhoenix
Do you really know that this strange backlight...

Do you really know that this strange backlight effect I am talking about is not there? If I sit my monitor next to my wife's, I can see it right away. In the absence of a clear CRT to compare it to,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Feb 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,654
Posted By DarkPhoenix
For those of you who do not know what a the...

For those of you who do not know what a the differences between the TN panel techology and the IPS, go here:

TFT LCD - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TFT_LCD)

I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Feb 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,654
Posted By DarkPhoenix
Are LCD Monitors getting better?

I use a 19 inch Samsung SyncMaster 955df CRT.

It is The best monitor I have ever owned. I bought it second hand when my other monitor went out. This thing was made in 2002. It is flat screen and...
Forum: Graphic Cards 12 Feb 2010
Replies: 65
Views: 22,793
Posted By DarkPhoenix
I think your problem has been solved.. they just...

I think your problem has been solved.. they just released a driver to fix that very problem. :-)

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/1810-latest-ati-catalyst-driver-windows-7-a.html

Quote:...
Forum: Chillout Room 12 Feb 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By DarkPhoenix
which is quite happy running on dialup ;) so...

which is quite happy running on dialup ;) so again the question is why do you need a gigabit?

personally, id like to see upload speeds increased a bit.... i quite happy with my "up to 24Mb"...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Feb 2010
Replies: 2,990
Views: 542,987
Posted By DarkPhoenix
I have 4.0 because I have an old processor. I...

I have 4.0 because I have an old processor. I have 7.2 in at least two categories.

I believe the WEI is a Big Joke however.

It does not take into account things that degrade system performance...
Forum: Gaming 12 Feb 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 4,643
Posted By DarkPhoenix
Very cool.. I am getting Prism to try. I like the...

Very cool.. I am getting Prism to try. I like the idea that your list has some games that have a Single Player (offline) mode. Are there any games on the list that are multiplayer only?
Forum: General Discussion 12 Feb 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 6,070
Posted By DarkPhoenix
Excellent point to keep in mind for people who...

Excellent point to keep in mind for people who want to use the main admin for their only account.

I do not have any personal information on my computer. Not even my real name. If they want to...
Forum: Virtualization 12 Feb 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 19,002
Posted By DarkPhoenix
Another thing.. when you download and use the XP...

Another thing.. when you download and use the XP Mode software, Microsoft will have you download " Microsoft Virtual PC" to run XP Mode.. you need this because XP Mode is just an image of XP Pro made...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Feb 2010
Replies: 123
Views: 22,934
Posted By DarkPhoenix
You know.. it's funny.. some services depending...

You know.. it's funny.. some services depending on which thread/tutorial you read can be safely disabled.. but other sites say otherwise. Like the power services.. it's like the two authors have...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Feb 2010
Replies: 123
Views: 22,934
Posted By DarkPhoenix
I haven't read that book. But I can see it being...

I haven't read that book. But I can see it being good advice for people that won't spend the time to really learn about their system. Some people just will never be bothered to do it.

I am sure...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 Feb 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 4,304
Posted By DarkPhoenix
I also use Macrium and I love it. Actually I...

I also use Macrium and I love it. Actually I recommend you use both for security and backup. Use Macrium for weekly backups for instance, and the other tools like Comodo Time Machine or Rollback Rx...
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