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Forum: General Discussion 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
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Posted By lehnerus2000
Perhaps your graphics card is failing. Do...

Perhaps your graphics card is failing.

Do you have another graphics card or does your motherboard have onboard graphics?
Forum: General Discussion 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By lehnerus2000
These days users need to manually install W7...

These days users need to manually install W7 Updates (if they want to avoid MS' bad behaviour).

There are various programs that are supposed to detect (and allow you to purge) unwanted updates.
...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By lehnerus2000
You can run a Windows VM on a Linux Host (like...

You can run a Windows VM on a Linux Host (like Ubuntu).

There are various VM Managers (VMware, VirtualBox, Qemu, etc.).

I use VMware Player on a Linux Mint Host to run Windows and Linux VMs....
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By lehnerus2000
Linux Distro + W7 VM

I've still got an XP install and some XP VMs for old games and other software.

I'll still be using W7 (or I'll use a W7 VM on a Linux Host) unless MS fixes W10:


Proper user control of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By lehnerus2000
I'm sure it's happened to everyone. Famous...

I'm sure it's happened to everyone.

Famous last words:
"This is easy and it will only take a few minutes. I won't need to create a backup." :D

Good to hear that you solved the issue. :)
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By lehnerus2000
I've fixed the OP. Somehow the link got...

I've fixed the OP.

Somehow the link got screwed up (double pasted?). :confused:
http://www.insidemylaptop.com/disassemble-lenovo-thinkpad-edge-e430-laptop/

The link was only for attribution.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By lehnerus2000
Future Reference

For future reference, you should always create a Backup Image, before experimenting with system files, Windows & Driver updates, or in this case, HDD/SSD storage setups. :geek:

There are various...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By lehnerus2000
Size

Desktops have lots of empty space and big fans, which allows for more airflow.

Laptops have no empty space and small fans.

Here is a picture of a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430 internals:402895
...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 632
Posted By lehnerus2000
You might be better off asking one of the W10...

You might be better off asking one of the W10 experts on TenForums (https://www.tenforums.com/) for their advice/recommendations. :)
Forum: Software 3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By lehnerus2000
As no one else has posted any suggestions, I'll...

As no one else has posted any suggestions, I'll keep using "Duplicate Photo Finder" and mark this thread as "Solved".

Thanks for your input MourningStar. :)
Forum: News 3 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By lehnerus2000
Agreed. As most of you know I'm not a big...

Agreed.

As most of you know I'm not a big fan of W10, but the auto-save screenshot function is handy ("Win key + Prt Scn").
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By lehnerus2000
IrfanView

IrfanView is an excellent product.

It's one of the first programs I install after I've installed/reinstalled Windows.

It can also:


Perform batch conversions (file type & resize)
Show...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By lehnerus2000
Hidden?

Perhaps the file Attributes have been altered (e.g. to "Hidden" or "System").

Tutorial
Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 942
Posted By lehnerus2000
It depends on the Linux Distro. In general, if...

It depends on the Linux Distro.
In general, if you want to dual boot Linux & Windows you will need to edit a Linux config file and/or a Windows Registry key.

Obviously a Live Linux CD/DVD can't...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By lehnerus2000
Hardware IDs

You are going to have to create a list of the hardware that needs drivers. :geek:
https://www.pcworld.com/article/2089404/how-to-easily-find-drivers-for-unknown-devices-in-windows.html

Follow the...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 2,045
Posted By lehnerus2000
Don't manually defrag if you are using an SSD. ...

Don't manually defrag if you are using an SSD.

Modern defraggers are supposed to recognise SSDs and not auto-defrag them, but I'm not sure that they stop manual defrags.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By lehnerus2000
Check Power Options

Have you checked your Power Options?

Try:


Type power into the Start Menu Search Box
Choose "Edit power plan"
Click the "Change advanced power settings" link
Check "Multimedia settings"
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By lehnerus2000
Agreed. :) Remember to copy any driver and...

Agreed. :)

Remember to copy any driver and program installers you may have downloaded.


Also never go to sleep on your keyboard.

Years ago one of our friends fell asleep at our PC with his...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 1,319
Posted By lehnerus2000
Thanks Brink. :)

Thanks Brink. :)
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By lehnerus2000
It was a bit confusing as you said your AV...

It was a bit confusing as you said your AV programs didn't detect anything, but you deleted some files anyway.

Do your AV programs scan for Rootkits?
Do they have a Boot-Time scan option (scan...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 942
Posted By lehnerus2000
Agreed. :)

Agreed. :)
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By lehnerus2000
Have you checked your system for malware/viruses?

Have you checked your system for malware/viruses?
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 65,119
Posted By lehnerus2000
Backup Images

You should create Backup Images using something like Macrium Reflect Free Edition (https://www.macrium.com/reflectfree), before tinkering with System Files/Settings. :)

Tutorials
Imaging with...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 3,294
Posted By lehnerus2000
I wouldn't "put anything past...

I wouldn't "put anything past (https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/would-not-put-it-past-someone-would-not-put-anything-past-someone)" MS (even criminals are more trustworthy these...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 3,294
Posted By lehnerus2000
Looks like MS is getting ready to "accidentally"...

Looks like MS is getting ready to "accidentally" upgrade more W7 PCs to W10. :sick:
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