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Forum: General Discussion 17 Mar 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,131
Posted By thaumiel
A really annnoying problem...

I just a few days ago accomplished a complete restore of my Windows 7 system to a backup I made about a month ago. A complete system restore like I always figured it should work.

Now I need to...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 Mar 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,807
Posted By thaumiel
All browser plugins are failing

In Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Whether it's Adobe Flash, Divx, Microsoft Silverlight, whatever - any attemp to play any kind of imbedded video crashes. Even the dumb...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Jun 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 5,559
Posted By thaumiel
OK, thanks for all the feedback. By sticking...

OK, thanks for all the feedback.

By sticking to google and google some more, I found a nifty little freeware utility called NetBalancer by SeriousBit. It has exactly what I was looking for, and...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Jun 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 5,559
Posted By thaumiel
Thanks for the response. The Home page for that...

Thanks for the response. The Home page for that program says it does not yet support Vista. It does not mention W7. When I tried to install it it says W7 does not install unsigned drivers.
...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Jun 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 5,559
Posted By thaumiel
Can I limit outgoing connections?

Or perhaps limit the outgoing connection speed? I don't really want to limit both incoming and outgoing as Incoming is never a problem for me.

Is there a way to put a speed limit or to not allow...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 May 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 4,424
Posted By thaumiel
Thanks for everyone's help. It looks to be under...

Thanks for everyone's help. It looks to be under control now. This forum is a great example of the internet at work. I am certainly gonna spread the word.

And, by the way, I beleieve Microsoft...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 May 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 4,424
Posted By thaumiel
OK, I made a noob mistake :sick: I was...

OK, I made a noob mistake :sick:

I was talking about what I saw in Resource monitor which I mistakenly associated with Task Manager. It was "System" which I was referring to, not "System Idle"
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 May 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 4,424
Posted By thaumiel
Yes, I understand I sound like a noob here. ...

Yes, I understand I sound like a noob here. That's why I made the reference to the early 80's. I assure you I have more than one utility confirming my processor is seriously over-worked. While it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 May 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 4,424
Posted By thaumiel
I know, thats why I found it unusual.

I know, thats why I found it unusual.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 May 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 4,424
Posted By thaumiel
All 8 cores at 95% in use, nothing running

Windows Task manager says that System Idle is using most of the memory and it has over 175 threads created last i checked. :eek:

I am almost afraid to start a program, this cannot be good for...
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