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Forum: Browsers & Mail 18 Jul 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,537
Posted By Gildor
Yes, definitely. Its just another upgrade as far...

Yes, definitely. Its just another upgrade as far as FF is concerned. Even if you do have a problem for some strange reason, you can de-install then re-install.

I actually have the beta and 3.6...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Mar 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 398,524
Posted By Gildor
Where did you d/l the benchmark? Did you get it...

Where did you d/l the benchmark? Did you get it here (http://alex-is.de/PHP/fusion/downloads.php?cat_id=4)? I got my copy by clicking the word "download" right at the top of the page. Installed...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Mar 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gildor
Based on the version number, its probably just an...

Based on the version number, its probably just an alpha.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 01 Mar 2010
Replies: 31
Views: 7,640
Posted By Gildor
Another vote for foobar2000. Really simple and...

Another vote for foobar2000. Really simple and solid program.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Feb 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 3,354
Posted By Gildor
In that case, use the add-on FEBE. Its a FF...

In that case, use the add-on FEBE. Its a FF back-up application. It backs up everything: profiles, bookmarks, etc. When you do the new install, install FEBE, then recover from your back up file...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Feb 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 3,354
Posted By Gildor
what issue? i did not say nor imply that i was...

what issue? i did not say nor imply that i was having problems. once every 6 months i reinstall windows. i wipe my c drive at least 3 times and do a fresh install of everything. i would like to be...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Feb 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 3,354
Posted By Gildor
I don't have this issue at all. Every time a new...

I don't have this issue at all. Every time a new version of FF comes out, I simply download it (usually through FF's update function), install it and everything is preserved. Its worked that way...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Feb 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 398,524
Posted By Gildor
You could also try posting your results over at...

You could also try posting your results over at the Anandtech forum. Lots of knowledgeable SSD folks over there as well.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,493
Posted By Gildor
Again, it won't help you recover what was lost,...

Again, it won't help you recover what was lost, but the add-on FEBE will back up everything and allow you to restore FF to that configuration. Works with with profiles, passwords, bookmarks, pretty...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Feb 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 398,524
Posted By Gildor
You may want to check Intel's website to see if...

You may want to check Intel's website to see if they have a firmware update.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Feb 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 398,524
Posted By Gildor
By far, most of what I have read, including on...

By far, most of what I have read, including on the Intel website, say you should use AHCI to get the most out of your SSD.

You can burn the the firmware from Intel to a bootable disc. You can...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Feb 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 398,524
Posted By Gildor
Basically, what I would recommend is that you...

Basically, what I would recommend is that you bite the bullet and do a clean install of Win 7 on your SSD. Windows is smart enough to recognize you have an SSD and install the right drivers and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Feb 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 398,524
Posted By Gildor
Not to be argumentative, but that view of...

Not to be argumentative, but that view of tweaking SSD's is not universally held across the SSD user community.

First off, I am assuming the more recent generation of SSD's. It may apply to the...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 12 Feb 2010
Replies: 114
Views: 18,046
Posted By Gildor
We need more information. What, exactly have you...

We need more information. What, exactly have you done and what is happening (or not happening, as the case may be).

You also might want to consider starting your own thread, as video manipulation...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 11 Feb 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,918
Posted By Gildor
No such thing as "true avi". You need to...

No such thing as "true avi". You need to determine what formats your player can play. I am talking formats like mp2, mp4, h.264, etc, not just avi.

Anime is all over the place in terms of...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Feb 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 6,650
Posted By Gildor
I have 6 GB, and I leave it on. However, I...

I have 6 GB, and I leave it on. However, I reduced the size to 512MB and may knock it it down to 256..
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Feb 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 398,524
Posted By Gildor
Interesting. I wonder if there any differences...

Interesting. I wonder if there any differences between switching modes this way versus re-installing (like performance hits, for example).
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Feb 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 398,524
Posted By Gildor
Intel doesn't. From what I have read on...

Intel doesn't.

From what I have read on wiper programs, you must use the wiper program as supplied by the manufacturer. They are not mix and match.

Again, just to re-iterate, if you want to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Feb 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 398,524
Posted By Gildor
Check out the Intel SSD Toolbox...

Check out the Intel SSD Toolbox (http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=18455). It has an optimizer just for that purpose.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Feb 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 398,524
Posted By Gildor
I did not do any stopwatch measuring using IDE...

I did not do any stopwatch measuring using IDE and AHCI, but I did not percieve any diifferences in boot time on my system. Whether that means I had it and did not not notice it or maybe my MSI...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Feb 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 398,524
Posted By Gildor
I was curious to see the effect. Regardless of...

I was curious to see the effect. Regardless of whether I enable it before installing the OS or not, the boot time will be slower with AHCI as the mobo does it's thing prior to loading windows. I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Feb 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 398,524
Posted By Gildor
If the OS was not installed with AHCI enabled,...

If the OS was not installed with AHCI enabled, enabling it after the fact will not help you. Indeed, as you have seen, it can actually hurt your machine's performance.

I had the same issue when I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Feb 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 398,524
Posted By Gildor
The problem is not that the G1 drives are slower...

The problem is not that the G1 drives are slower out of the box (you are correct, they are not), but that they degrade in performance faster and farther than the TRIM-enabled drives as time goes on....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Feb 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 398,524
Posted By Gildor
The problem is not that the G1 drives are slower...

The problem is not that the G1 drives are slower out of the box (you are correct, they are not), but that they degrade in performance faster and farther than the TRIM-enabled drives as time goes on. ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Feb 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 398,524
Posted By Gildor
SSD's are easily on par with spindle based hard...

SSD's are easily on par with spindle based hard drives in terms of being ready to host the OS. They are now at least as reliable as mechanical hard drives. There are a few things you need to pay...
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