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Forum: General Discussion 16 May 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 5,438
Posted By XweAponX
The Green Graphs are true ONLY if you leave the...

The Green Graphs are true ONLY if you leave the Update Installer files in your /Windows/SoftwareDistribution/ folder intact - Normally, after an install is applied, you don't need the installer files...
Forum: General Discussion 16 May 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 5,438
Posted By XweAponX
Stardock Start 10 is the best Start Menu...

Stardock Start 10 is the best Start Menu solution. It's paid,. but I don't think it costs that much, last I checked it was 10 bucks. That's where you start. Next, you gotta get your ICONS onto the...
Forum: General Discussion 16 May 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 1,909
Posted By XweAponX
I've had this happen several times on Windows 8...

I've had this happen several times on Windows 8 when I was using that and on Windows 7. Solution is always the same, you create a new user, and *MOVE* all of the files in your user folder, SAVE FOR...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 May 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By XweAponX
Basically, software that can do THIS...

Basically, software that can do THIS (https://searchstorage.techtarget.com/definition/TRIM)



Since my Crucial software does not have any performance optimization feature at all, I had to locate...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 May 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By XweAponX
Well, it's not about the overprovisioning...

Well, it's not about the overprovisioning settings, it's about the proper settings for my maintenance program, and I have my answer. The Overprovising is like any other SSD, the support software for...
Forum: General Discussion 05 May 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By XweAponX
It's stuck in a recovery loop - :( No easy...

It's stuck in a recovery loop - :(

No easy way to get out it it. Your RECOVERY partition has taken over the Drive C: assignment.

A Vista PC I was working on had this happen, I was able to get...
Forum: General Discussion 04 May 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By XweAponX
Can't you just open Explorer to your 'Computer"...

Can't you just open Explorer to your 'Computer" view, open your C drive, and then Search for "Thunderbird" in the Search Box in the upper right of the Address Bar? You might have to change your...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By XweAponX
Great, that answers it DEFINITIVELY. I was just...

Great, that answers it DEFINITIVELY. I was just wondering if my SSD software was doing some kind of Virtualization, but the partition itself would have to be expandable like my VMware VMDK's. But I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By XweAponX
- No, it DOESN'T, that was perfect. Thanx. ...

- No, it DOESN'T, that was perfect. Thanx.

So - If I set Over Provisioning, this has nothing to do with Thin or Thick provisioning? I need to know if I have Thin Provisioning set in any way,...
Forum: Tutorials 04 May 2019
Replies: 78
Views: 179,624
Posted By XweAponX
Dawned on me, I use UltraISO to install...

Dawned on me, I use UltraISO to install everything, don't use my optical drives for anything but my music CDs to import em into iTunes. :lol:

BTW... I feel more at home HERE, than at Windows 8,...
Forum: Tutorials 04 May 2019
Replies: 78
Views: 179,624
Posted By XweAponX
Read my edit, it was G****** UltraISO, USURPING...

Read my edit, it was G****** UltraISO, USURPING the default optical drive slot, HAHAHAHA! :roflmao:
Forum: Tutorials 04 May 2019
Replies: 78
Views: 179,624
Posted By XweAponX
I followed this exactly, and nothing happens. At...

I followed this exactly, and nothing happens. At first, all of the files got moved to syswow64. After moving everything to the right folder, I can see DVDOPEN created in my temp, but nothing happens....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By XweAponX
Ran the tutorial exactly, and I got this: ...

Ran the tutorial exactly, and I got this:

https://i.imgur.com/b2d0ZS6.png

There are other things in the Nirsoft ZIP file, does it need those too?

Odd - I copied those files directly to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2019
Replies: 2,048
Views: 393,955
Posted By XweAponX
That's amazing, I wasn't expecting anything that...

That's amazing, I wasn't expecting anything that good with my cheap SSD, but it's better than a sharp stick or a blade of Valerian Steel in the eye...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2019
Replies: 2,048
Views: 393,955
Posted By XweAponX
My Cruclal MX200 doesnt have the best specs, but...

My Cruclal MX200 doesnt have the best specs, but it was cheap. Can't complain:

https://i.imgur.com/EwcLzAV.png

File benchmark:

https://i.imgur.com/JQZeSSs.png

THIS was my system benchmark...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By XweAponX
Overprovisioning Solid State Drives

I overprovision all of my solid state drives. But I have also heard about "thick" provisioning and "thin" provisioning, which one does "overprovisioning" refer to, if either of them?

I have looked...
Forum: General Discussion 04 May 2019
Replies: 79
Views: 14,630
Posted By XweAponX
I had heard of that, sounds like a good idea. I...

I had heard of that, sounds like a good idea. I also tried to make a Windows backup, but it keeps failing to finish, fails during the last 5 seconds of making the backup. I was about to try that...
Forum: General Discussion 01 May 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 887
Posted By XweAponX
This also looks like it MAY be a virus too, I...

This also looks like it MAY be a virus too, I googled "vcbagtie.exe" and came up with nada, meaning it may have been generated with a random name by a malicious process. So msconfig may not have the...
Forum: General Discussion 01 May 2019
Replies: 79
Views: 14,630
Posted By XweAponX
Update Orchestrator was the task I was originally...

Update Orchestrator was the task I was originally able to disable to prevent Forced-Downdates. But in the latest Win 10 I was fiddling with, that task had been made unmodifiable! :mad:

Thank you...
Forum: General Discussion 01 May 2019
Replies: 79
Views: 14,630
Posted By XweAponX
This totally and completely blocks Auto Downdates...

This totally and completely blocks Auto Downdates for Windows 10? GrrRrRrrRrRr. I was just working on a Win 10 laptop, I could have used it haha.

As far as Windows 7 is concerned, I have NO...
Forum: Backup and Restore 01 May 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By XweAponX
Great, I repaired my Windows backup but it still...

Great, I repaired my Windows backup but it still gives me an error at the very end of the process.
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By XweAponX
Alright, in that case refer back to my original...

Alright, in that case refer back to my original post (https://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/419399-boot-display-duration.html#post3431323). You need to get into BIOS, it's the only way to...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2019
Replies: 28
Views: 2,502
Posted By XweAponX
Say WHAT! Windows 7 installation should work on a...

Say WHAT! Windows 7 installation should work on a SSD just like on a HDD, I've done it several times in the last couple of years. Or is this the disk you backed up? I still say start from scratch and...
Forum: Backup and Restore 29 Apr 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By XweAponX
GWscan (A Gateway computer Disk Repair Tool) can...

GWscan (A Gateway computer Disk Repair Tool) can do the same repairs as Seatools can, GWscan is based upon the Western Digital WDDiag utility, but they did something to it to add Seagate Drive...
Forum: Backup and Restore 29 Apr 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By XweAponX
Crap! This has happened to me, and just recently....

Crap! This has happened to me, and just recently. But the clicking stopped, and a full CHKDSK showed no errors. It was on my Windows XP Audio Workstation. I think when the system has been on for...
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