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Forum: Graphic Cards 30 Apr 2019
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Posted By dsperber
Just in passing, I mention that ever since late...

Just in passing, I mention that ever since late last year (around November 2018?) the version of nVidia drivers for Quadro (notebook) "broke" HDMi audio going out to external monitors and HDTV's, at...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 3,509
Posted By dsperber
I don't think installing Win7 on a non-Ryzen...

I don't think installing Win7 on a non-Ryzen machine and then transferring the SSD to another machine, without ever first installing the required USB 3.0 driver which will be needed on the Ryzen...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 3,509
Posted By dsperber
You can't just install Windows to a drive on one...

You can't just install Windows to a drive on one machine (i.e. CPU, motherboard, etc.) and then transplant the drive to a second machine. Not legal for licensing and activation reasons, and very...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Apr 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 3,324
Posted By dsperber
Final closure on this problem. Rather than...

Final closure on this problem.

Rather than duplicate what's already been posted in one of the other threads on this forum that is also concerned about the "freeze" symptom, please read THIS...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Apr 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 3,397
Posted By dsperber
Final closure on this problem. Rather than...

Final closure on this problem.

Rather than duplicate what's already been posted in one of the other threads on this forum that is also concerned about the "freeze" symptom, please read THIS...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Apr 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 13,303
Posted By dsperber
Final postscript on this issue. For me, it has...

Final postscript on this issue. For me, it has now been 100% resolved based on either (a) using Bitdefender instead of MBAM + MSE, or (b) installing the test fix to MRCBT.SYS provided by Macrium...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Apr 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 13,303
Posted By dsperber
Just wanted to post an update... M910t...

Just wanted to post an update...

M910t continues to run freeze-free ever since installing Bitdefender to replace MBAM + MSE. It's now been ALMOST 20 DAYS of uninterrupted 24/7 100% stable...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Apr 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 3,000
Posted By dsperber
My recommendation for "best practice" is to get...

My recommendation for "best practice" is to get yourself an external USB 3.0 drive of 2TB or larger (depending on your overall backup requirements), and start taking regular periodic "system image"...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Apr 2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,882
Posted By dsperber
For sure you can definitely use a real PS/2 mouse...

For sure you can definitely use a real PS/2 mouse and keyboard if your PC motherboard is configured with real PS/2 connectors on it. But this is rarer and rarer these days on newly purchased systems....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Apr 2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,882
Posted By dsperber
Hmmm... too bad. I was hoping that might be it. ...

Hmmm... too bad. I was hoping that might be it.

I don't think you will be able to use your new PS/2 mouse/keyboard without something like this PS/2-to-USB adapter from Adesso,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Apr 2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,882
Posted By dsperber
You quoted @Mega...

You quoted @Mega (https://www.sevenforums.com/members/mega.html)herz07 but I'm assuming you were referring to my own post regarding use of the Gigabyte utility, since when asked in a later post by...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Apr 2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,882
Posted By dsperber
The easiest and most reliable way to create...

The easiest and most reliable way to create usable bootable USB media to install Win7 with the required USB 3.0 driver (and optionally also the required NVMe drivers) present is to use the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Apr 2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,882
Posted By dsperber
Here are screenshots of my own CSM and Secure...

Here are screenshots of my own CSM and Secure Boot BIOS settings for my homebuilt machine which uses a Skylake ASUS Z170-Deluxe motherboard. I only run Win7. That's what I installed on the machine...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Mar 2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,882
Posted By dsperber
Sorry for that long previous post, but I didn't...

Sorry for that long previous post, but I didn't have a feeling for your overall machine environment or long-term objective. So I asked some basic questions... still need some answers before...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Mar 2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,882
Posted By dsperber
I'm confused as to what your overall ending...

I'm confused as to what your overall ending objective is.

Do you want to end up with both Win10 and Win7, both installed onto SSD and both bootable from there? Do you want to end just with Win10...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Mar 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 3,000
Posted By dsperber
I agree with all concerns, that it is certainly...

I agree with all concerns, that it is certainly odd that the PW view of the drive appears to be missing two of the three partitions shown by DISKMGMT. But something is definitely not right with the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Mar 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 3,000
Posted By dsperber
His original PW screenshot was from Partition...

His original PW screenshot was from Partition Wizard PRO 10.2.2. He did not have a "free" version.

I wasn't asking him to buy it... he already had it! So you've asked him to uninstall the Pro...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Mar 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 3,000
Posted By dsperber
You have Partition Wizard Pro. Have you tried...

You have Partition Wizard Pro. Have you tried its "partition recovery (https://www.partitionwizard.com/help/partition-recovery.html)" function? That might work.
Forum: General Discussion 25 Mar 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 3,397
Posted By dsperber
Well, I am now going to optimistically claim that...

Well, I am now going to optimistically claim that I have finally and truly SOLVED what was causing my own Win7 HTPC freeze symptom that has been attacking me and my three Win7 HTPC desktop machines...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Mar 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 13,303
Posted By dsperber
Very good news! M910t:...

Very good news!

M910t: https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/6697/u9lBul.jpg

Z170: https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img923/5476/GLJz09.jpg

After M910t made it to about 2 1/2 days without a...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Mar 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 3,324
Posted By dsperber
In passing, I've certainly tried many of these...

In passing, I've certainly tried many of these items that you enumerate... all to no avail, I'm afraid. And yet you say you've now survived freeze-free for a week, so maybe for you your "recipe" of...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Mar 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 3,324
Posted By dsperber
Fair enough. I'll try to be pithy. (1) In...

Fair enough. I'll try to be pithy.

(1) In summary, my home network setup (both hardware and software) has pretty much remained unchanged since 2010. Of course there have been evolutionary...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Mar 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 3,397
Posted By dsperber
My own freeze symptom continues to attack me as...

My own freeze symptom continues to attack me as well. I've had screen saver turned off for quite a while, but to no avail. It's not screen saver that is responsible. It's not USB vs. wired mice or...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Mar 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 13,303
Posted By dsperber
Good question. The answer is no, at least not in...

Good question. The answer is no, at least not in a systematic way.

And while I am suspicious of the ASUS Z170-Deluxe motherboard in what was my original HTPC desktop machine on the LAN, all of my...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Mar 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 13,303
Posted By dsperber
Everything I've tried recently has continued to...

Everything I've tried recently has continued to NOT eliminate the freeze.

I've now taken a bit more extreme approach, being of the opinion that there must be something relating to the fact that my...
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