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Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By LMiller7
"Control Panel" is a virtual folder created by...

"Control Panel" is a virtual folder created by the system software. There is no corresponding folder anywhere in the file system. The control panel applets are physically contained in the CPL files...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By LMiller7
Running Windows 7 without SP1 would be a really...

Running Windows 7 without SP1 would be a really bad idea.
Security updates would not install. You would be limited to older versions of Internet Explorer which should be kept up to date even if you...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By LMiller7
If you are going to implement RAID (any form) it...

If you are going to implement RAID (any form) it is important it be done for the right reasons. The purpose of RAID 1 is not to safequard your data. For that you need to maintain backups. No form of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By LMiller7
Yes, this is wishful thinking. Very much so. You...

Yes, this is wishful thinking. Very much so. You have seriously underestimated the differences between a 32 and 64 bit OS.
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By LMiller7
Your perceived need does not override reality. ...

Your perceived need does not override reality.

The almost identical user interface of 32 bit and 64 bit operating systems hides the fact that internally they are VERY different. It is not just 32...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 1,819
Posted By LMiller7
In the case of drive problems it is important to...

In the case of drive problems it is important to decide early on if it is worth the cost of professional recovery. It is possible to literally recover a drive to death. That is repeated recovery...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,807
Posted By LMiller7
Where is the folder located?

Where is the folder located?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Nov 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 984
Posted By LMiller7
If you do a clean install and allow Windows to...

If you do a clean install and allow Windows to create the needed partitions they will be properly aligned. Alignment is usually only a problem when restoring an image from a non SSD drive. In that...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Nov 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 406
Posted By LMiller7
okwrangler2003: I suspect what is happening is...

okwrangler2003: I suspect what is happening is that the system has not been set to boot from the installation media but from the hard drive. With a new hard drive this will of course fail. Booting...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By LMiller7
The Reallocated Sector Count value is just a...

The Reallocated Sector Count value is just a count of the number of sectors that have been reallocated and is completely accurate. There is no question there. But what is questionable is the...
Forum: Gaming 23 Oct 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By LMiller7
A 32 bit program will for technical reasons be...

A 32 bit program will for technical reasons be limited to about 2 GB of RAM. There are some exceptions but they usually don't apply to games. This is in the nature of the 32 bit architecture. Where...
Forum: Customization 09 Oct 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By LMiller7
Size isn't a property of a folder. A folder is a...

Size isn't a property of a folder. A folder is a container and whatever is reported as it's size is just the sum of the sizes of the files it contains. This value isn't stored anywhere and thus...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Sep 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 6,842
Posted By LMiller7
It would help if you were to specify exactly...

It would help if you were to specify exactly where you found these keys.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Sep 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,265
Posted By LMiller7
I'm sorry but I don't have good news for you. ...

I'm sorry but I don't have good news for you.

Applications have the ultimate control over their own appearance and behavior. This control includes the location and size of it's window or windows....
Forum: General Discussion 19 Sep 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,265
Posted By LMiller7
In theory this can be done but in practice it...

In theory this can be done but in practice it isn't practical. There are utilities that can modify specific parts of an exe but this will not do what you want. That would be a serious challenge for...
Forum: Microsoft Office 06 Sep 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By LMiller7
When any new OS is introduced there will always...

When any new OS is introduced there will always be some software that will not run with the new OS. It has always been this way. Often there will be some way to make it work but not always. Even the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Sep 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By LMiller7
What you are seeing is normal. Each user has...

What you are seeing is normal.

Each user has their own recycle bin with the files they have deleted. The hidden recycle bin folder has a subfolder for each account that has deleted files. Users...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Sep 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By LMiller7
Temperature measurement is somewhat problematic....

Temperature measurement is somewhat problematic. The problem is that there are no firm standards for temperature measurement hardware so manufacturers are able to do this however they please. To get...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Aug 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By LMiller7
When a hard drive reports as full it will almost...

When a hard drive reports as full it will almost always be correct. On the other hand, the results reported by programs such as WinDirStat are at best only an approximation. For a large number of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Aug 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By LMiller7
Not reliable at all. I have little...

Not reliable at all.

I have little tolerance for errors in a hard drive, either conventional or SSD. I may tolerate a few warnings in SMART but after boot failures or other symptoms it is time to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Aug 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,192
Posted By LMiller7
You have a commit limit of 17 GB and 16 GB RAM....

You have a commit limit of 17 GB and 16 GB RAM. As the commit limit is Pagefile size + RAM size (minus a small overhead) this shows that you have a very small pagefile. Out of memory warnings and...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Aug 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1,646
Posted By LMiller7
Welcome to the forum Go into the control...

Welcome to the forum

Go into the control panel and open "Region and Language" and click on "Additional settings". Be sure that the "Decimal symbol" and "Digit grouping" do not use the same...
Forum: Customization 09 Aug 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By LMiller7
Welcome to the forum. Do a search for "Large...

Welcome to the forum.

Do a search for "Large digital clock windows" and you will get multiple results. Pick one that suits you.

Note that I haven't used any of these so am not in a position to...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Aug 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 3,661
Posted By LMiller7
Based on the information provided I see no reason...

Based on the information provided I see no reason for concern.

It appears that the memory usage is due to the file cache. This contains portions of files so that if they are later accessed disk...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 3,167
Posted By LMiller7
The repair disk software has no knowledge of the...

The repair disk software has no knowledge of the drive letters as seen by Windows. When you use the repair disk it assigns drives letters to drives for it's own use. These assignments are temporary...
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