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Windows 7: Partitioning Medion Akoya Hard Drive, Lost Gadgets.

18 Oct 2012   #11
Ian Chattan

XP Pro MUI 32-bit Windows Seven Home Premium 32-bit

Greg, my older children were playing a little joke on me and removed Windows Gadget Platform from Add Remove Windows features. In fact the gadgets interfere with some WRC Rally games I have so it is off permanently now.

Gadgets are just that cheap and nasty and quite unnecessary just cluttering the desktop with gimmicks.

As for Puran it stayed on the computer for a full 10 minutes of evaluation as Tune UP Utilities 2012 does all of that, and far better in my opinion with a far better GUI. You should try evaluating it even if it does cost $$$

I use CCleaner regularly on the other hand.

All of the bloat ware has been removed as I don't go for cheap programs.

BUT ... I have a serious problem leading to litigation as the Windows 7 product ID installed on the hard drive does not tally with the one on the back of the machine.

I do hope that MEDION are not cheating the system.

I'll let you know how that turns out in a new thread.

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18 Oct 2012   #12


I do not recommend Tune Up utilties as we see problems here caused by it. If you only recently installed the crapware I'd uninstall it and roll back via System Restore to a point before, otherwise I would Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

Puran Defragger free version gives you a free boot scan which gets at System files, and bundles in a full disk check if asked.

I've not heard any complaints about Win7 gadget stability. Was there an effort using Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7 to determine with certainty what caused the game's problems?
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02 Nov 2012   #13
Ian Chattan

XP Pro MUI 32-bit Windows Seven Home Premium 32-bit

Everything is working perfectly now thanks. I just need to increase the video RAM to play WRC 3 ;-)
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