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Forum: Software 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By pstein
How to set file associations for portable program?

Assume I run a program from USB flash drive or network drive.
It is not installed on the local Win 7 computer but it works.

Hence when I go to menu

START--->Control...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By pstein
How to find out which Spectre &Meltdown updates are locally installed?

Assume I updated oocasionally my Win 7 system.

How can I find out which of the many Win 7 Spectre, Meltdown and Spectre NG updates are currently locally installed?

Peter
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Mar 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By pstein
How to install additionally Win 7 onto a system with Win10?

Assume I bought or got a desktop/notebook with a pre-installed Windows 10 system.
The hard disk is either MBR or GPT based and contains the typical partition scheme
with

Windows Recovery...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Feb 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By pstein
How to find out from computer the public (!) IP4 address of router?

Assume I connect from my Win7 computer to the router which in turn is connected to the Internet provider servers.

Now the inhouse LAN assigns the IP4s depending of the local DHCP-server. Ok.
...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Feb 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By pstein
How to enforce new comp.in network to connect to master browser serv.?

Assume I have a local network with no DNS server.
All computer are managed by the network master browser service which runs on one of the connected
computers.

Now when I connect my notebook...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Jan 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By pstein
Time frame for Win Resource Monitor? Reset to 0 for all sum values?

When I call in Win7 the Ressource Monitor then a lot of values are fluctuating.

The mount of bytes written to disk from process AAA for example is even sometimes automatically decreasing!

So...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Aug 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 680
Posted By pstein
Does Sfc /scannow append new entries to CBS.Log?

It seems to me that the well known command

sfc /scannow .....

appends all logmessages to a possibly already existing CBS.LOG file rather than create a new logfile.

Is this correct?

So...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Aug 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By pstein
Hi Roy, your command is the same as mine...

Hi Roy,

your command is the same as mine just with switch parameter sequence.
Since the order of parameters does not matter its the same command
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Aug 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By pstein
"sfc /scannow" an offline Win7 on hard disk from booted Win10 ?

Assume a hard disk contains a possibly (partially) corrupted Windows 7.

I boot now a ToolsCD or USB flash drive with Windows 10.

When I open now a CmdPrompt and enter

sfc /scannow...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Aug 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By pstein
How to find out which files are linked to bad sectors? Repair with chk

A surface test of my hard disk with some partition tools showed one or more bad sectors.

How can I find out exactly which of my files allocated space these bad sectors in the past?
....and which...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Jul 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By pstein
Long boot after battery removal - How to change Power Plans to "NO bat

Until recently I had in my notebook a battery.
I removed it due to defects and don't want to buy a new one.

Unfortunately the boot process slows down dramatically.
It now takes approx. 5-10...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Jul 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,342
Posted By pstein
Why is there oftentimes a setup.exe AND a setup.msi in ONE inst packg?

When I download software from official webpages then I observe oftentimes a setup.exe AND a setup.msi within the just downloaded single *.zip installer package.
Example:...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jul 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 918
Posted By pstein
Structure of Registry: HKCR vs. HKLM; Wow6432Node branch

I have some questions about the structure and dependencies of Registry branches.

When I inspect (on 64bit Win 7) all entries of a certain program then I found two identical branches of it in
...
Forum: System Security 11 Jun 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 1,249
Posted By pstein
Can files+folder inherit owner or only permissions?

Assume I have a file

D:\aaa\bbb\ccc\ddd.txt

Can this file inherit its owner from the wrapping folder?

Can folder ccc inherit its owner from the parent folder bbb?

Or is inheritance...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 657
Posted By pstein
How to find files+folders with access perm.not equal to owner?

Assume I have a big directory tree.

1.) How can I find out all (non-inherited) access permissions of user unequal to the current owner?

2.) How can I find out all (non-inherited) access...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jun 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 799
Posted By pstein
Take Ownership only for files+folders of user "karl"?

Assume I have a huge directory tree with lots of files and folders.
Some of them belong to (simplified) user "karl" (or unknown user "S-1-5-21-107808153") others not.

When I execute now a...
Forum: General Discussion 30 May 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By pstein
Switch ownership of "normal" folders (tree): Disadvantages?

When I inspect my file system some of my "normal" (=non system) folders then I can see owners like
"S-1-5-21-15185678....." or "S-1-5-21-107808153

Why do only approx 30% of all folders have...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Apr 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,575
Posted By pstein
Avoid "Press any key to boot from USB" after boot device selection?

I installed windows on an USB flash drive.

When I boot a computer with this USB flash drive inserted I press F8 to get into the boot device selection.
I selected the USB flash drive as boot...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Apr 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,811
Posted By pstein
How to copy dummy file onto defect hard disk sector and block it?

On one of my (older) computers there is a defect sector on the hard disk.
Checking the surface of the hard disk shows a red square for it.
It seems to me that all the "usual" reserve sectors are...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Mar 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 602
Posted By pstein
Where to download security patches (NOT full rollups) from web page?

Assume I want to download ALL security patches (NOT full rollups) for Win 7 (32bit or 64bit) NOT through the built in updates service but separately from a web page.

Where can I do this?

In...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Mar 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 727
Posted By pstein
Rollup-packages=cumulative vs. security packages=every is required?

As far as I found out the rollup packages are cumulative.

So if I want to apply all patches from November 2016 until now only the last rollup package is needed.

Regarding the security...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 974
Posted By pstein
How to put screen after 2h to sleep and NOT turn it off?

How can I put my current screen/monitor into sleep mode (e.g. after 2h) and NOT turn it off completely (after 2h) ?

When I go to Control Panel--Hardware and Sound ---Power Options and switch for...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Feb 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 2,521
Posted By pstein
Differences between ISOs x17-24281.iso and x15-65805.iso ?

On my hard disk I found two Win 7 x64 Pro ISO archives (I guess from digitalriver):

x15-65805.iso

and

x17-24281.iso

What are the differences?
Forum: Software 05 Feb 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,018
Posted By pstein
.NET program closes at startup: "Unhandled exception"

When I start occasionally .NET programs the close immediately after start. Just a simple error box appears informing me that "xxxxxxprogram has stopped working".

I installed .NET 2.0 3.0 3.5 and...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Feb 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 563
Posted By pstein
How to hide in Registry column "type" in WinExplorer for all folders?

How do I hide in Registry column "type" in WinExplorer for all folders?

Here it is described how to do it through GUI:
...
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