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Forum: General Discussion 16 Mar 2014
Replies: 119
Views: 79,864
Posted By Lykho
just installed (on 32-bit). no problems so far....

just installed (on 32-bit). no problems so far. thanks :)
Forum: Software 15 Mar 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By Lykho
if you right-click on a coolbar and go to...

if you right-click on a coolbar and go to 'Settings', then go to the 'options' tab, the first item should be a ticked option box titled "Start with Windows".

it sounds like it's something in your...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Feb 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Lykho
transparency? lol, embarrassing confession: I was...

transparency? lol, embarrassing confession: I was on Windows ME before I got 7 and very quickly tweaked 7 to look like ME (small clean sharp grey edges, no childlike XP, no sleek 7)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Feb 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Lykho
ok, I've just installed both programs you linked...

ok, I've just installed both programs you linked to, and restarted.
this has fixed the scroll speed problem, but once again I got the "DING" when I tried to use the middle button in FireFox to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Feb 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Lykho
it did some install, but I don't know if it was...

it did some install, but I don't know if it was for the mouse specifically (both use the same receiver, so I would imagine it set up both), and under 'Mouse' in Control Panel it's listed as "wireless...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Feb 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Lykho
wireless mouse properties not being remembered/activated

I've just replaced my Microsoft Desktop 600 (wired) with the Microsoft Desktop 800 (wireless), the keyboard has no problems, but every time I start up the computer the mouse scroll speed is like...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Jul 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By Lykho
cool. hadn't even heard of MSE before today. ...

cool.
hadn't even heard of MSE before today.

are there any 'exclusions' recommended (relatively safe to not scan, worth it for a performance increase)? (or, at least, after scanning the entire PC...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Jul 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By Lykho
oh, I also have Spybot and "anvir task manager...

oh, I also have Spybot and "anvir task manager free"

is the latter superfluous since I have CCleaner?

I've used Spybot in the past to get rid of tracking cookies, I don't think I have any other...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Jul 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By Lykho
funnily enough Avast has started pestering me...

funnily enough Avast has started pestering me right now while I'm uninstalling ThreatFire (and everything else, ready to install MSE). (looks like a rootkit false positive related to a restart-needed...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Jul 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By Lykho
my external drives are rarely used (they're not...

my external drives are rarely used (they're not expansion but only back-up, so I only load them for short periods), they don't boot up/shut down with the PC itself -- I always eject them before...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Jul 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By Lykho
aah, excellent. I knew there was a bootlog and...

aah, excellent. I knew there was a bootlog and hoped there might be something like that for shutdown, too.

EDIT: I followed the 'view-details-last-shutdown-computer' tutorial, but can't find...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By Lykho
thanks. no idea what else might cause the lag....

thanks.
no idea what else might cause the lag. indexing rarely runs, and recently I realized monthly defragging took place near when I would shut-down sometimes, but obviously it doesn't explain...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By Lykho
are these PC protection shareware superfluous?

my shutdown takes an awful long time, and I'm also curious if I can speed up the start-up, and one thing I'm curious about is how wasteful/pointless my free protection software is.

I have Avast!,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Jun 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 8,315
Posted By Lykho
unless it happens again, it looks like this was...

unless it happens again, it looks like this was probably the cause.
probably fair to mark it as solved since it probably has nothing to do with Windows 7 :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Jun 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 8,315
Posted By Lykho
how much power does it provide? isn't it...

how much power does it provide?
isn't it considered bad for hardware longevity to run it without the right power supply?



it safely removed as it should, no delay, no issue.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Jun 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 8,315
Posted By Lykho
update/new information: I think it's...

update/new information:

I think it's _possible_ that I might have forgotten to plug in the right AC power cord. ...they can run purely on USB power, right? and USB3.0 has a little more power than...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 May 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 3,233
Posted By Lykho
is it only external drives that come...

is it only external drives that come pre-formatted?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 May 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 3,233
Posted By Lykho
did you restart after the driver install message...

did you restart after the driver install message to see if that would change anything?

are any disk letters hidden? (you can try changing its disk letter with Disk Management)

would the jumper...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 May 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By Lykho
I believe so. in fact, before purchasing a...

I believe so.
in fact, before purchasing a USB3.0 card, I looked around on forums for info about the speeds to be expected (only 2-4x faster than USB2.0, sadly) I saw someone noting that they...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 May 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 8,315
Posted By Lykho
I think I tried that at some point (before I...

I think I tried that at some point (before I started closing everything Task Manager showed) ... presumably it didn't help at the time, but I guess I'll soon find out if it will prevent this...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 May 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 8,315
Posted By Lykho
aaah, great. I was wondering if that was the case...

aaah, great. I was wondering if that was the case (if that was better or worse than simply unplugging the USB, hearing it spin down, and then pulling the power).
thanks.



yea. at least, I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 May 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 8,315
Posted By Lykho
unable to 'safely eject' my new external drive.

I've recently installed a USB3.0 PCI-e for a USB3.0 external drive. I'm not sure if that is part of the problem.

I cease using the drive, and wish to eject it safely, but I receive 'in use'...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Feb 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By Lykho
thanks -- just a quick note: I couldn't actually...

thanks -- just a quick note: I couldn't actually find "Restore system files & settings from a restore point" by following the directories you offered, only by searching 'restore' in control panel,...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Feb 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By Lykho
used 'restore' tonight -- PC 'would not start'...

I didn't bother to try to 'start up normally', I just went through the options it gave me to fix things, it said it would do a 'restore', and then it restarted normally.

where do I go to find out...
Forum: Customization 30 Dec 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 14,055
Posted By Lykho
you could probably use Coolbarz for this. it...

you could probably use Coolbarz for this.

it offers the choice of up to four toolbars in the old Windows style (in stark contrast to the excessively stylized 'dock' programs you'll find) -- you...
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