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Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Feb 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,408
Posted By Merlin2000
I really prefer not to do a system restore, as...

I really prefer not to do a system restore, as I'm not sure what else would change.

I tried a couple things in that article and still could not get it working. I may just delete all my fonts,...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Feb 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,408
Posted By Merlin2000
Win 7 Pro x64 fonts messed up

I have quite a few custom fonts on my computer, I have a feeling I may have downloaded one that screwed up some basic fonts.

When I visit certain pages, such as ThePostGame...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jul 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,978
Posted By Merlin2000
There we go, thanks!!

There we go, thanks!!
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jul 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,978
Posted By Merlin2000
Start Menu Item's Arrow ONLY Clickable

When I open the start menu and mouseover an item that has a right facing arrow, it automatically opens up the Recent Items pane on the right side.

I don't want it to open upon mouseover, but...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Aug 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 15,585
Posted By Merlin2000
- Yes I did. What I'm saying is that even if it's...

- Yes I did. What I'm saying is that even if it's a bunch of hard links, Windows 7 is still going to show that space as being allocated in every program (including Windows Explorer). It may not be...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Aug 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 15,585
Posted By Merlin2000
- It may not be "using" 6.6gb, but it's still...

- It may not be "using" 6.6gb, but it's still allocating 6.6gb from my hard drive :mad:


- Looks like it's 1.8gb of msi files, and then 1gb folder named $PatchCache$

- That freed up about...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Aug 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 15,585
Posted By Merlin2000
I'm running a clean install of Win 7 x64...

I'm running a clean install of Win 7 x64 Professional.

I ran a disk cleanup and it removed a lot of the temp files, but none inside of c:\Windows\Temp

I believe the Disk Cleanup utility removes...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Aug 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 15,585
Posted By Merlin2000
Sorry, I updated my OP. I'm talking about the...

Sorry, I updated my OP. I'm talking about the Windows folder size at C:\Windows

It's showing up at 24gb. I checked it with WinDirStat

Is this what you guys have for the total size of your...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Aug 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 15,585
Posted By Merlin2000
Windows Folder Size 24gb

I have Windows 7 x64 Ultimate and noticed that my c:\windows folder size is 24gbs!

Is this normal?

My Temp folder is 5.4GBs, not sure if it's safe to clean out the files in that folder...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jul 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 3,509
Posted By Merlin2000
Homegroup over wireless is super slow

I've noticed when doing large file transfers from my laptop and desktop, I'm only getting about 2mb/s in transfer speed.

The laptop (7200 rpm drive) is running unsecured on a wireless g, connected...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jun 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By Merlin2000
Hmm, I just tested this functionality on my...

Hmm, I just tested this functionality on my friend's XP Home computer and it works like mine does above...

I really remember it working differently, where it would remember where you were...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jun 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By Merlin2000
Go Back Doesn't Remember Location

I came from XP, one of the nice features of XP was that when I would browse through a list of folders, when I would click the back button, it would remember the spot I was in. Windows 7 remembers the...
Forum: Tutorials 12 Jun 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 102,981
Posted By Merlin2000
Worked for me after a simple restart! My recent...

Worked for me after a simple restart! My recent items were not displaying, despite being turned on, this fixed it for me :D
Forum: Tutorials 12 Jun 2010
Replies: 67
Views: 526,997
Posted By Merlin2000
I had to restart my computer, but that seemed to...

I had to restart my computer, but that seemed to do the trick!

Anyone else with this problem, make sure you write down the list of your pinned items within Windows Explorer because this not only...
Forum: Tutorials 11 Jun 2010
Replies: 67
Views: 526,997
Posted By Merlin2000
I'm having a problem with this. I've followed the...

I'm having a problem with this. I've followed the tutorial and can confirm that "Store and display recently opened items in the Start menu and the taskbar" is checked off.

When I right-click on...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jun 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 8,384
Posted By Merlin2000
Looks like that's it, I'll take up my questions...

Looks like that's it, I'll take up my questions in that thread since it didn't seem to work, but appears to be the correct tutorial.

Thanks :party:

Anyone wanting to follow along, I posted my...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jun 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 8,384
Posted By Merlin2000
Pinned Windows Explorer - Show RECENT folders

I have Windows Explorer pinned to my taskbar, when I right-click on it, I have the list of pinned folders at the top, and then frequently used folders below that.

I would like to change the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Jun 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By Merlin2000
Definitely the ram, I swapped the position of the...

Definitely the ram, I swapped the position of the 2 sets of 2 sticks

1|2|1|2 -> 2|1|2|1 and the same thing

Since I bought the last set of ram not too long ago, and it was a pack of 2, I'm just...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Jun 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By Merlin2000
Soo.. I ran through that verifier program and it...

Soo.. I ran through that verifier program and it immediately crashed my system. I had to do a full restore via Acronis because it wouldn't come back up.. YAY

I decided to run memtest again, and it...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Jun 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By Merlin2000
The pcouffin.sys driver is from what Carl...

The pcouffin.sys driver is from what Carl mentioned above VSO Software, specifically the ConvertXtoDVD program. I'll uninstall it since I no longer need it, I just wanted to mention that in case...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Jun 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By Merlin2000
BSOD - Possibly memory issues?

I've had 3 BSODs in the past couple days. One occurred this morning, and then again 5 hours later, the previous one was from 5 days ago.

I'm not quite sure what's going on, sounds like it may just...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Feb 2010
Replies: 64
Views: 22,577
Posted By Merlin2000
- Nothing wrong with a company trying to protect...

- Nothing wrong with a company trying to protect themselves from people who steal their software. It's not like Microsoft is busting down your door, or reporting your illegal use to your ISP.
Forum: General Discussion 25 Feb 2010
Replies: 64
Views: 22,577
Posted By Merlin2000
Just because you can access windows update, or...

Just because you can access windows update, or pass the WGA stuff, doesn't mean your copy of Win 7 is valid.

There are many illegal ways to get around those things that I won't go into details...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Feb 2010
Replies: 32
Views: 33,188
Posted By Merlin2000
Holy shit! It worked!!! Anyone with my...

Holy shit! It worked!!!

Anyone with my problem, please check out this tutorial: http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/44945-help-classic-menu-shortcuts-attributes-big-mistake-3.html#post467352...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Feb 2010
Replies: 32
Views: 33,188
Posted By Merlin2000
- Ok, well that's how mine so, so that's not the...

- Ok, well that's how mine so, so that's not the problem :(

- I just verified that the start menu for Merlin (C:\Users\Merlin\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs) works...
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