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Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 3,333
Posted By LMiller7
MSE will continue to work but there will be no...

MSE will continue to work but there will be no updates for it. As time goes by third party suppliers of security software will stop support for Windows 7 as well.
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,797
Posted By LMiller7
If I understand the situation correctly it...

If I understand the situation correctly it appears to work like this:

If the file is on a local drive or on a Windows network Windows Explorer treats the extension as special because in Windows it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By LMiller7
All these devices have a maximum supported...

All these devices have a maximum supported capacity card. Check the camera manual too see what it is.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 1,565
Posted By LMiller7
The issue isn't whether Windows 7 is compatible...

The issue isn't whether Windows 7 is compatible with this kind of memory. Windows has no knowledge of and doesn't care about memory types. The issue is whether or not the memory is compatible with...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By LMiller7
XP certainly can access the Internet. As can...

XP certainly can access the Internet. As can Windows 2000, Windows 98, and Windows 95. And I am sure even older systems can as well. I was able to access the Internet with XP and Windows 2000 on...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By LMiller7
Keyboard input does not go through the registry....

Keyboard input does not go through the registry. Entries in the registry influence how keys are mapped. If an application examines keyboard input before mapping occurs it would be unaffected.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By LMiller7
Applications have a number of ways of obtaining...

Applications have a number of ways of obtaining keyboard input. Notepad does it a conventional way and is effected by the remapping of sharp keys. But there are other ways, such as looking at the raw...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 May 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 972
Posted By LMiller7
What you are attempting is unsupported and...

What you are attempting is unsupported and attempts generally don't end well. I have no suggestions but can only explain the problems.

Windows does not cope well with upgrades to individual system...
Forum: Customization 20 May 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By LMiller7
Welcome to the forum. I don't believe what...

Welcome to the forum.

I don't believe what you want is possible, at least not in a general way. For good or bad, applications have the ultimate control over their appearance. Most applications...
Forum: Software 18 May 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By LMiller7
When it comes to passwords longer isn't...

When it comes to passwords longer isn't necessarily better. The program is following a set of rules to evaluate passwords. Most likely these rules have not been published. The rules are also somewhat...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 May 2019
Replies: 38
Views: 3,381
Posted By LMiller7
When a program reads an NTFS folder list it will...

When a program reads an NTFS folder list it will be in alphabetical order. This order is very critical to the file system operation. FAT file systems use the simple start at the beginning and look at...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 May 2019
Replies: 38
Views: 3,381
Posted By LMiller7
In any intelligently designed operating system,...

In any intelligently designed operating system, within reasonable limits, the more memory you have, the more the OS will use. This is the way it should be. Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX have all done...
Forum: General Discussion 05 May 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 3,218
Posted By LMiller7
I don't see any way to do this. Neither Windows...

I don't see any way to do this. Neither Windows nor the file system maintains any kind of history for date stamps. The dates displayed are the only ones stored.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Apr 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By LMiller7
A general recommendation to disable the pagefile...

A general recommendation to disable the pagefile simply because you have an SSD is a serious mistake.

If you have a large amount of memory disabling the pagefile is reasonable. I am not saying it...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Apr 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 681
Posted By LMiller7
I think you are seeing the results of file and...

I think you are seeing the results of file and folder redirection, a normal operation in 64 bit Windows.

In 64 bit Windows 64 bit system files are stored in the system32 folder while 32 bit system...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Apr 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 1,237
Posted By LMiller7
Unicode applications can create and use paths up...

Unicode applications can create and use paths up to 32,767 characters. This is useful to them. But for historic and practical considerations some parts of the system have more restrictive limits -...
Forum: Sound & Audio 17 Apr 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By LMiller7
Since Vista the audiodg.exe process has been an...

Since Vista the audiodg.exe process has been an integral and essential part of the audio system. It will be started when audio is played. If this fails audio will not play. The seperate session is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Apr 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By LMiller7
This is not surprising. Doing a hash calculation...

This is not surprising. Doing a hash calculation is largely a disk bound operation. For a modern CPU such a calculation is quite a simple thing and most of the time is taken waiting for the slower...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By LMiller7
What you are proposing is highly impractical. It...

What you are proposing is highly impractical. It amounts to a massive redesign of Windows folder structure and how Windows works. Windows does not provide the facilities to do this. It would require...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Apr 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 1,835
Posted By LMiller7
This is one of those situations where things are...

This is one of those situations where things are not as they appear. The folder properties dialog does not show the read-only attribute of the folder. It is just a convenient way to set the attribute...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Mar 2019
Replies: 15
Views: 71,530
Posted By LMiller7
exFAT was designed as a lightweight alternative...

exFAT was designed as a lightweight alternative to FAT32 designed and optimized for flash drives and memory cards. It solves some of the problems with FAT32, such as the 4 GB file size limit. It is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Mar 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By LMiller7
There is nothing in a modern hard drive that is...

There is nothing in a modern hard drive that is user serviceable. The manufacturing tolerances are extremely fine, as they must be with modern data densities. Drives are manufactured in a special...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Mar 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By LMiller7
In the 1980's IBM was selling 10 MB drives for...

In the 1980's IBM was selling 10 MB drives for use with the IBM PC for about 1000$ US. That was a lot of storage back then, the equivalent of many floppy disks.
Forum: Customization 14 Mar 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By LMiller7
Control panel apps are not handled consistently....

Control panel apps are not handled consistently. Starting with Vista most of them are in their own DLL while others are in CPL files in the system32 folder. Some CPL files contain several. Some I...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Mar 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By LMiller7
The conditions are not at all the same. ...

The conditions are not at all the same.

Condition #1
The scheduler checks the current idle state. Has the computer been idle for at least 15 minutes? In this context idle means there has been no...
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