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Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Jul 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By badcrc
Here's...

Here's (https://www.cpubenchmark.net/compare.php?cmp[]=1&cmp[]=2874&cmp[]=793) a comparison of i5-2400, i7-2600 and a more recent i7-7700K. The scores give a good indication of processing power ie a...
Forum: General Discussion 30 May 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,090
Posted By badcrc
That iobit nonsense is just a skin - like a...

That iobit nonsense is just a skin - like a theme. It makes Windows 7 look like Windows 10, but doesn't provide the software platform to run apps.

3rd party coders have been doing this for years...
Forum: Sound & Audio 03 Apr 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,253
Posted By badcrc
We're at cross purposes here - the SB Z does...

We're at cross purposes here - the SB Z does exactly what I want ie low latency for Cubase recording. I don't need most of the bells n whistles it comes with. I was pointing out that although you...
Forum: Sound & Audio 03 Apr 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,253
Posted By badcrc
Melchior - I have the 2nd soundcard you linked -...

Melchior - I have the 2nd soundcard you linked - the Soundblaster Z -and it doesn't have any of the 'crazy' Realtek sound effects I think the OP was referring to such as sewer pipe, underwater etc....
Forum: Chillout Room 22 Mar 2017
Replies: 118
Views: 19,280
Posted By badcrc
Even better than Windows 10 Enterprise is Windows...

Even better than Windows 10 Enterprise is Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB - long term service branch. It's not what it's got, more what it hasn't - no Cortana, no Edge, no tiles, no Store, no Candy Crush,...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 20 Jan 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,751
Posted By badcrc
I've been using Handbrake for video conversion...

I've been using Handbrake for video conversion for years. You can set the output framesize and bitrate. Later versions are not XP compatible, but you can find XP friendly ones at OldApps -

Old...
Forum: System Security 19 Jan 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By badcrc
There's quite a few Linux firewalls to choose...

There's quite a few Linux firewalls to choose from eg -

10 Useful Open Source Security Firewalls for Linux Systems (http://www.tecmint.com/open-source-security-firewalls-for-linux-systems/)
...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Jan 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By badcrc
Recursive or self-referential photos are a genre...

Recursive or self-referential photos are a genre in graphics eg Pink Floyd's Ummagumma album sleeve.

Droste effect - Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Droste_effect)

How to create a...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Jan 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 730
Posted By badcrc
There's a link on this page that takes SP1 up to...

There's a link on this page that takes SP1 up to April 2016

Simplifying updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 – Windows for IT Pros...
Forum: Software 06 Dec 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By badcrc
You are not going to get a nice sharp black image...

You are not going to get a nice sharp black image unless you use a trace program such as Illustrator, but I managed to get a darker image of the fish as follows -

original fish (enlarged)
...
Forum: Software 06 Dec 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By badcrc
Rectangular shape tool, zero or white fill, black...

Rectangular shape tool, zero or white fill, black stroke. Is this a trick question ?
Forum: News 29 Jul 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By badcrc
I've got NT 4.0 in a VM - has nice splash screen ...

I've got NT 4.0 in a VM - has nice splash screen

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Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Jul 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By badcrc
Download speed depends on where you are...

Download speed depends on where you are downloading from eg I may get 62 Mb/s d/l from Microsoft, but only 0.5 Mb/s from a dodgy movie site. Ditto upload - I get 18 Mb/s u/l to Vimeo, but only 8 Mbps...
Forum: Graphic Cards 02 Aug 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By badcrc
According to this benchmark site...

According to this benchmark site (http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/compare.php?cmp[]=2451&cmp[]=2529), the Intel HD 4600 is 35% more powerful than a GT 720M. I use Intel graphics on one of my...
Forum: Media Center 03 Jun 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 6,519
Posted By badcrc
I also used 'add extra features' and an old...

I also used 'add extra features' and an old serial to enable media center in an early build of W10 TP. IIRC doing this changed the W10 branding to show W8.1 (but the OS was still W10), and updates...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 23 May 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,340
Posted By badcrc
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Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 23 May 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,340
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Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 23 May 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,340
Posted By badcrc
Photoshop joke/true story - Lady shows pic...

Photoshop joke/true story -

Lady shows pic of her house to a Photoshop dude. There's a trashcan in front of the house spoiling the pic.

'Can you remove the trashcan ?'

'Sure'

'Fantastic....
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 23 May 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,340
Posted By badcrc
I drew a pixel line in MS Paint, then viewed it...

I drew a pixel line in MS Paint, then viewed it in Photoshop CC. In this snip PS can zoom in a bit more, but it's still the smallest unit to work with in either program. A pixel is a pixel.

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Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 22 May 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,340
Posted By badcrc
pixel - picture element - the smallest unit in an...

pixel - picture element - the smallest unit in an image

how can there be anything smaller ?
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 May 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By badcrc
The 650W psu doesn't actually use 650W all the...

The 650W psu doesn't actually use 650W all the time - it's the maximum it can supply (although in practice psu's are 80-90% efficient). The psu delivers however much the pc draws, up to its max...
Forum: System Security 14 May 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,414
Posted By badcrc
You can paste your results into ...

You can paste your results into

www.hijackthis.de/ (http://www.hijackthis.de/)

for autoanalysis - I did and it didn't show anything severe, but it's just an app not a human. The program you...
Forum: General Discussion 13 May 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By badcrc
It's possible to make a universal (all editions)...

It's possible to make a universal (all editions) iso from a specific (eg Ultimate) iso using the eicfg tool. During install, all versions are available - you select the one you have a valid serial...
Forum: Media Center 12 May 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 6,519
Posted By badcrc
Guess you're referring to this Microsoft...

Guess you're referring to this

Microsoft discontinues Media Center with Windows 10 (http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/05/05/no_windows_media_center_win_10/)

I use WMC for live + recording TV,...
Forum: Software 11 May 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,237
Posted By badcrc
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