Windows 7 Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 350
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: lehnerus2000
Forum: Software 2 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 6,793
Posted By lehnerus2000
BIMP for GIMP

Batch image processing for GIMP.
Batch image processing in GIMP ... with BIMP (https://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/gimp-bimp.html)
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 7,733
Posted By lehnerus2000
I wonder if it may be a (weird) graphics driver...

I wonder if it may be a (weird) graphics driver issue. :geek:

Linux includes open source (reverse engineered) drivers.
These may not be optimal.

When you boot into Ubuntu, you can open the...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 7,733
Posted By lehnerus2000
This may have been mentioned earlier, but have...

This may have been mentioned earlier, but have you tried using different data/power cables and/or motherboard SATA sockets?

One of my previous motherboards had an issue with one of the SATA...
Forum: News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 3,773
Posted By lehnerus2000
I had a look at my Downloads partition and I...

I had a look at my Downloads partition and I didn't download anything on that date.

I use Foxit and I don't have Adobe Reader.
Maybe Flash Player did it.

Avast AV (Free) is another suspect as...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 7,733
Posted By lehnerus2000
Can you boot using "Safe Mode"? Does your...

Can you boot using "Safe Mode"?

Does your "Device Manager" show any problems?

If you are sure your Backup/Clone Image is good, you could try deleting the "Storage Controller" (Device and...
Forum: News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 3,773
Posted By lehnerus2000
I think that issue only affected the new...

I think that issue only affected the new nothing-ever-goes-wrong W10 (1809 "upgrade").

Allegedly MS has fixed it.
Microsoft fixed the data loss issue in Windows 10 version 1809 - gHacks Tech News...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 3,990
Posted By lehnerus2000
Do you have a Backup Image from before the failed...

Do you have a Backup Image from before the failed update?
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,465
Posted By lehnerus2000
I've just read that MS will be including the...

I've just read that MS will be including the Telemetry "upgrades" in future cumulative updates for W7. :axe:
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 5,354
Posted By lehnerus2000
I don't see why not. My XP install is still...

I don't see why not.

My XP install is still going strong and I haven't noticed any issues with my XP VMs either.


The simple solution to that issue is don't install MS' W7 updates and use...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 5,354
Posted By lehnerus2000
And So It Begins

:sick:
[/QUOTE]
What is Microsoft Managed Desktop?
What is Microsoft Managed Desktop? - gHacks Tech News (https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/18/what-is-microsoft-managed-desktop/)

Announcing...
Forum: System Security 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By lehnerus2000
I'm not sure how "hard" VMs are on SSDs (wear &...

I'm not sure how "hard" VMs are on SSDs (wear & tear).
You might want to use a dedicated PC for this purpose (i.e. the PC only runs the OS, VM Manager and your W7 VM).

Allocate as much RAM as...
Forum: Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,088
Views: 330,980
Posted By lehnerus2000
I found a CCleaner Update task in the Task...

I found a CCleaner Update task in the Task Scheduler. :eek:
I've disabled it, so it shouldn't happen again.
Forum: System Security 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By lehnerus2000
One of the Admins must have moved this thread....

One of the Admins must have moved this thread. :-)


VMs have good performance these days.

On my PC the only thing I notice is they take longer to boot up (~2x) than the hardware installs....
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 2,108
Posted By lehnerus2000
The thumbnail in dialogue boxes has always been...

The thumbnail in dialogue boxes has always been weird and unpredictable on my PC.

If I copy an image to a folder where there is another copy, the dialogue box often shows an image for one option...
Forum: System Security 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By lehnerus2000
Does the software need network access? If...

Does the software need network access?

If no, then you could use a W7 VM with network access disabled (use the Host OS for network access).
It may also be possible to use a "Host Only" network...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 5,354
Posted By lehnerus2000
Pay-per-Click

I suspect that ultimately Windows will be turned into an Azure-based subscription OS (Pay-per-Click). :(
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 9,357
Posted By lehnerus2000
Actually, MS can and will. MS has abandoned the...

Actually, MS can and will. MS has abandoned the idea a new OS every so many years and is making continuous changes to Win 10. In fact, I'm amazed they even bothered to number it. They will still make...
Forum: Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,088
Views: 330,980
Posted By lehnerus2000
Auto-Updated!

I just discovered that my CCleaner v5.43.6522 (Free) somehow auto-updated itself to v5.46.6652 (on the 10th of September) despite auto-update only being available in the Pro version. :shock:
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 1,743
Posted By lehnerus2000
System Cleaner

If you are using a System Cleaner (e.g. CCleaner, Glary Utilities,etc.) check that it isn't set to delete your "Thumbnails Cache".

Here are screenshots of the CCleaner and Glary Utilities setting:...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 3,853
Posted By lehnerus2000
System File Checker

Maybe a System file has become corrupted.

Have you tried running sfc?

Open the Command Prompt (Use the "Run as administrator" option in the context menu).
Type:
sfc /scannow

Tutorial
SFC...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 1,090
Posted By lehnerus2000
Thanks Brink

Thanks for the links.
:thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 9,357
Posted By lehnerus2000
Backup and Convert to VM

Another option is to convert an existing W7 install to a VM.
Macrium Reflect Backup Images can be converted to VMs...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 9,357
Posted By lehnerus2000
The trouble is that MS keeps deliberately...

The trouble is that MS keeps deliberately changing W10, to make it more difficult for users to apply workarounds.

I also have W7 & XP VMs that I can run using VMware Workstation (in W7 & Linux...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 5,354
Posted By lehnerus2000
I suspect that by 2023, a lot of local OS...

I suspect that by 2023, a lot of local OS functions will have been transferred to the Cloud, specifically to prevent users from controlling their own PCs. :mad:
Forum: General Discussion 12 Sep 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 2,468
Posted By lehnerus2000
Your earlier post mentioned this:From my course...

Your earlier post mentioned this:From my course notes: Are you sure that your date is correctly formatted?
The error message seems to indicate that the date is not correct.
It should be 2018-09-21.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 350

 
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 18:30.
Twitter Facebook Google+