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Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By dsperber
I'm not faulting you for your justifications to...

I'm not faulting you for your justifications to stick with XP, including Outlook Express still existing, and Office 2003 working nicely with Outlook Express. You're right, there is no way to use...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By dsperber
Repeat: you cannot use drives larger than 2TB if...

Repeat: you cannot use drives larger than 2TB if they are partitioned MBR. They MUST be partitioned GPT if you want to use a drive or partition > 2TB in size.

Also, you cannot use GPT with a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By dsperber
You need to determine what app is using all of...

You need to determine what app is using all of that memory. That's what TASKMGR can provide.

Run -> taskmgr, then click on the Performance tab. You'll see two graphs showing CPU usage vs. time on...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By dsperber
32-bit Windows cannot support GPT. So using a...

32-bit Windows cannot support GPT. So using a GPT-partitioned drive in WinXP is out. You need at least 64-bit Win7.

Your maximum drive/partition size is 2TB for 32-bit Windows, because that is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By dsperber
Ok. Finally got the problem with AIDA64 and the...

Ok. Finally got the problem with AIDA64 and the larger 512GB and 1TB models of the Samsung 850 Pro resolved, thanks to the author. I am not 100% satisfied with the explanation because there are so...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By dsperber
Just to summarize what I've been able to collect...

Just to summarize what I've been able to collect (and PBCOPTER please double-check the Win7 Device Manager disk drive name you posted above, as well as the HWINFO64 and CrystalDiskInfo values if you...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By dsperber
Fascinating. The 1TB 850 Pro that was...

Fascinating.

The 1TB 850 Pro that was returned to me from Samsung Repair with the re-flashed EXM04B6Q firmware shows the non-specific "generic" Hardware ID value of:

...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By dsperber
Ok. I believe I have discovered the fundamental...

Ok. I believe I have discovered the fundamental cause of the problem with AIDA64 not reporting temperature of the 850 Pro which has been upgraded to firmware EXM04B6Q. This resulted in a new...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jan 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By dsperber
FOUND IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Looking at...

FOUND IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Looking at the error messages in my most recent test (using the Technet script method that Brink had suggested I try), there was something interesting:

"Invalid...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jan 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By dsperber
I followed the instructions from MS, "Install and...

I followed the instructions from MS, "Install and Configure WMF 5.1 (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/wmf/5.1/install-configure)". This included download a zip of an MSU and then running...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jan 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By dsperber
Nope, still no cigar. Somehow, although it seems...

Nope, still no cigar. Somehow, although it seems as if I now have WMF 5.1 installed, something's not working properly when it comes to handling that Get-SpeculationControlSettings command......
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jan 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By dsperber
That's already been done. Look in my second...

That's already been done. Look in my second screenshot in my original post. The Get-PackageProvider shows that NuGet has already been installed, and once that's done it's done.


I don't quite...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jan 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By dsperber
I wonder if the Install-Module SpeculationControl...

I wonder if the Install-Module SpeculationControl is actually working? You'd think if it wasn't working or experienced an error, that there would be some red error message.

When I enter this...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jan 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By dsperber
I hadn't seen Brink's guidance on this topic. I...

I hadn't seen Brink's guidance on this topic. I had found my steps on the Lenovo Thinkpad Forum, where the MS script to verify the status of things was also being discussed.

I had already...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jan 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By dsperber
Need help from PowerShell expert

I'm having trouble using the now well-publicized Microsoft-provided PowerShell technique for determining if the hardware BIOS and Windows OS has been properly updated to mitigate Spectre and...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By dsperber
Why don't you give non-free ACDSee Photo Studio...

Why don't you give non-free ACDSee Photo Studio Standard 2018 (http://www.acdsee.com/en/products/photo-studio-standard) a free trial. Cost you nothing to try it.

And it's on sale until Jan 17 at...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Jan 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By dsperber
Absolutely, at least this is an excellent idea. ...

Absolutely, at least this is an excellent idea. And it's a good device to have anyway, as a decent multi-card reader likely has slots and supports cards that your PC's card reader does not. And of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jan 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By dsperber
Thanks for the info. I will contact...

Thanks for the info.

I will contact FinalWire (AIDA64), because they're not reporting the drive temperature since it's apparently not provided by the sensor chip but instead must be extracted from...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jan 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By dsperber
Does your Samsung 850 Pro SSD report "temperature" in S.M.A.R.T. data?

I could swear that the Samsung 850 Pro SSD I have in my Lenovo P70 laptop reported its temperature at one time in the recent past, to HWINFO64 as well as to AIDA64 as well as to Samsung Magician. ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jan 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By dsperber
Ok. My 850 Pro arrived back to me today, along...

Ok. My 850 Pro arrived back to me today, along with a "Service Repair Statement" describing what they had done. In fact they didn't need to physically replace mine and send me a brand new one.
...
Forum: Drivers 03 Jan 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,395
Posted By dsperber
Open Device Manager. The SATA driver shows up in...

Open Device Manager. The SATA driver shows up in the category called IDE/ATA ATAPI Controllers. If you expand that category you should then see something like Intel 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jan 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By dsperber
As has already been answered by others, there are...

As has already been answered by others, there are any number of simple and free and safe ways to do this, some simpler than others.

So in passing it might be worth your while to consider a few...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 02 Jan 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By dsperber
Please provide lots more details. There is much...

Please provide lots more details. There is much too much which can affect things in this general subject area and you've provided nothing.

(1) What is your computer, brand/model and motherboard...
Forum: Backup and Restore 01 Jan 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2,396
Posted By dsperber
I'm not sure I fully appreciate what you're...

I'm not sure I fully appreciate what you're looking for that makes it unique or special from a good "backup/restore" software product that deals with folders and files.

I can highly recommend...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jan 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By dsperber
Excellent! Just for closure, did you just go...

Excellent!

Just for closure, did you just go ahead and try using the Free Windows-version to accomplish this, instead of going with the Pro version with its standalone bootable capability? Or did...
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