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Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By johnhoh
when you disabled smartfan you told your system...

when you disabled smartfan you told your system to always run the fan at full speed so now its a little louder. No biggie. You can keep it like that for good if you want.

When you have smartfan...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By johnhoh
it sounds like your machine is not entering sleep...

it sounds like your machine is not entering sleep mode the way it used to. This is common when you have a driver problem. Check in device manager to see if you have a mark next to any devices,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By johnhoh
What are the model numbers of his motherboard and...

What are the model numbers of his motherboard and your motherboard?

But regardless, once you have win7 installed on the hard drive on your machine, put the exe files for all his drivers right on...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 72
Posted By johnhoh
NVMe SSD on M.2 pci-e running Win7

I have an MSI Z270M motherboard and i7-7700k cpu running win7 pro on an old SSD, and everything is working fine. This board has an M.2 slot that I would like to use for a new boot drive, so here are...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 193
Posted By johnhoh
ditto to everything pj1261 said. I recently...

ditto to everything pj1261 said.

I recently researched this area and decided on the Samsung 850 EVO based on 14000 5-star reviews on amazon, performance, and ease of cloning my boot drive. Had it...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By johnhoh
How to lock the Windows 7 Start menu (if you...

How to lock the Windows 7 Start menu (if you really must) - CNET (https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-lock-the-windows-7-start-menu-if-you-really-must/)
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By johnhoh
Totally agree its probably the motherboard. Try...

Totally agree its probably the motherboard. Try flashing the bios before throwing in the towel though. Also, this might just be due a motherboard component you can eliminate by disabling it the...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By johnhoh
Not sure if that board supports AHCI. In bios...

Not sure if that board supports AHCI. In bios settings, try booting from both IDE and RAID and see if either one works for you. If your first board was addressing the hard drive using AHCI mode you...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By johnhoh
I recommend the freeware Search Everything. Its...

I recommend the freeware Search Everything. Its lightening fast, I use it 50x a day. Say you want to find this forum, you'd take maybe three seconds to do the following - click on tray icon for...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By johnhoh
sfc comes up empty. Ultramon must have changed...

sfc comes up empty. Ultramon must have changed some setting somewhere.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 687
Posted By johnhoh
Actually I'm running an i7-7700k which reports...

Actually I'm running an i7-7700k which reports the on die temp (max is 100C), much higher than the i5-750's heat spreader max temp (max of 73C)
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By johnhoh
The reason your icons don't always appear in the...

The reason your icons don't always appear in the same order is that they appear only once they are "ready" and they are ready at a different moment each boot because your hard drive changes (e.g....
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By johnhoh
yes that's what I'm saying. Windows 7 is more...

yes that's what I'm saying. Windows 7 is more boot/upgrade tolerant than previous versions just as long as it can load the hard drive controller, you just have to remember to set the bios to ahci on...
Forum: Customization 3 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By johnhoh
Here's how to disable taskbar thumbnail previews ...

Here's how to disable taskbar thumbnail previews

Taskbar Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/52265-taskbar-thumbnail-previews-enable-disable.html)

Try...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 687
Posted By johnhoh
my two cents...... Download the free program...

my two cents......

Download the free program Belarc Advisor and run it - it will tell you everything about your system including your specific motherboard model, then you can google your...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By johnhoh
fwiw I just upgraded two older (one amd. one...

fwiw I just upgraded two older (one amd. one intel) win7 machines to Z270 motherboards with i7 7700k cpus with zero issues. Prior to the swap I just manually changed the device driver for the boot...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By johnhoh
Your root issue might be programs, or might be...

Your root issue might be programs, or might be hardware drivers. I'd start by assuming its drivers cuz you have so many devices. You might have incompatible drivers, or bad drivers, or even a bad...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By johnhoh
what windows setting do I need to change?

A while back I was trying to get Lotus 1-2-3 (its from 1998, the final release) to always start on monitor number 2 of my multimonitor setup. I tried out the program ultramon and made some changes...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By johnhoh
I got some new hardware and upgraded the memory,...

I got some new hardware and upgraded the memory, motherboard, and cpu.

Sys3 win7 pro, samsung ssd 850, 4.5 Ghz i7-7700k cpu, MSI Z270M MORTAR motherboard, 16gb memory, Intel HD 630 on-board...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By johnhoh
passmark results Sys1 (intel i7-2600k) ...

passmark results

Sys1 (intel i7-2600k)
overall 3012
cpu 9510
2d graphics 773
3d graphics 531
disk 25634
memory 2596
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By johnhoh
Sys1 ran it at 18000 MB/s and Sys2 was 9400 MB/s

Sys1 ran it at 18000 MB/s and Sys2 was 9400 MB/s
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By johnhoh
excellent, thanks for the input guys. I just ran...

excellent, thanks for the input guys. I just ran hwinfo while scrolling through the graphs on Sys1 and while the gpu utilization did not get above 4%, the four cpu cores all spiked to 50-%70% (on...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By johnhoh
two performance questions

Hi all - I have two systems and there is one thing on each that is kind of slow that I'm wondering if its possible to speed up through software or hardware changes. I'm pretty picky about wanting...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2017
Replies: 26
Views: 928
Posted By johnhoh
I think you guys are right. Thanks for trying...

I think you guys are right. Thanks for trying...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jan 2017
Replies: 26
Views: 928
Posted By johnhoh
torchwood - all monitors are identical with...

torchwood - all monitors are identical with identical specs
ranger - your method works with every program i use except lotus 1-2-3, hence my problem.
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