Windows 7 Forums

Showing results 1 to 19 of 19
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Grinch80
Forum: Microsoft Office 11 Dec 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 3,185
Posted By Grinch80
Word & Excel work fine, no issues whatsoever. I...

Word & Excel work fine, no issues whatsoever. I never installed Outlook because I'm using Win Live Mail. Newer Office files (e.g., DOCX) can be used by dling a compatability pack.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,409
Posted By Grinch80
danny, glad it worked out :)

danny, glad it worked out :)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,409
Posted By Grinch80
There's nothing to worry about using Win 7's...

There's nothing to worry about using Win 7's built in image restore, and it's a heck of a lot easier than dealing with buggy 3rd party apps like Acronis (which still has issues with Win 7 64...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Aug 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 10,517
Posted By Grinch80
Thanks for the guide Karlsnooks, great stuff. ...

Thanks for the guide Karlsnooks, great stuff.

I've been researching SSD alignment...Do you know if the image restore process will default to the alignment on the source HDD image, or if it will...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Aug 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 10,517
Posted By Grinch80
Karl, I'll be going from smaller (HDD) to bigger...

Karl, I'll be going from smaller (HDD) to bigger (SSD).
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Aug 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 10,517
Posted By Grinch80
Thanks Wish, let me mull on this a bit but I...

Thanks Wish, let me mull on this a bit but I think your reasoning is sound.
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Aug 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 10,517
Posted By Grinch80
Thanks Gregrocker, my thoughts exactly. I'll...

Thanks Gregrocker, my thoughts exactly. I'll check it out.
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Aug 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 10,517
Posted By Grinch80
Not sure until I receive the RMA'd SSD drive....

Not sure until I receive the RMA'd SSD drive. Like I said, SDD > HDD reimage was easy.

Here's my ultimate question: Will Win 7 automatically adjust my partition offset to 1024 (suitable for SSDs)...
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Aug 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 10,517
Posted By Grinch80
Restoring an image from HDD to new SSD

So I recently bought an SSD which I need to RMA. I was able to create an image (using Win 7's built in tool) of the SSD which I restored to a HDD, no problems at all. When I get the RMA'ed SSD back,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Feb 2010
Replies: 23
Views: 150,197
Posted By Grinch80
Change the Superfetch parameters to operate on...

Change the Superfetch parameters to operate on "boot only" and your thrashing will stop. Some will argue against this, but for me, I get no more thrashing, my boot times are fast, and the OS is...
Forum: Sound & Audio 20 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 9,559
Posted By Grinch80
All my drivers + BIOS are up to date. Anyone else...

All my drivers + BIOS are up to date. Anyone else experiencing this problem?
Forum: Sound & Audio 18 Feb 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 9,559
Posted By Grinch80
Volume level keeps resetting to 30%

I'm at the end of my rope with my volume issue. I'm running Win 7 64 Pro with a Creative X-FI Gamer card (latest drivers).

The issue: Master volume keeps resetting to 30%. Noticed it happens when...
Forum: Software 09 Nov 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 42,437
Posted By Grinch80
The reg cleaner and windows cleaner all...

The reg cleaner and windows cleaner all completely separate functions in CCleaner. Just use one and not the other.

You can also set up a shortcut to run and clean things up silently > "C:\Program...
Forum: Microsoft Office 09 Nov 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,614
Posted By Grinch80
I have installed Office XP on Win 7 Pro and can...

I have installed Office XP on Win 7 Pro and can confirm that Word and Excel work. I can also confirm what tgmorris99 said: Outlook does not work, in fact it won't even install.

There's also an...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 11,196
Posted By Grinch80
H2SO4 - great info, many thanks.

H2SO4 - great info, many thanks.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 11,196
Posted By Grinch80
Ahh, yes, I've been using Defraggler. So is the...

Ahh, yes, I've been using Defraggler. So is the recommended course to enable Superfetch and use 7's built in defrag tool? I assume this tool is Superfetch aware? I do know that once Superfetch was...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 6,428
Posted By Grinch80
Thanks all for the explanations, makes sense. I...

Thanks all for the explanations, makes sense. I didn't know of the Previous Versions functionality.

I do wish there was a way to keep Sys Restore and disable Previous Versions so that my restore...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 11,196
Posted By Grinch80
Teerex - curious about your comment since I did...

Teerex - curious about your comment since I did turn superfetch off (actually set to boot only aka reg "2") because it was thrashing my drive. I'm at a nice 25% allocation of physical ram, which is...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 6,428
Posted By Grinch80
System restore file size balloons to 2+ GB

Hi all, new member here. Upgraded from XP a week ago and now playing with 7 for the first time. I pulled the trigger completely so no going back. So far, I really like it, but need to get more...
Showing results 1 to 19 of 19

 
Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 13:59.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App