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Forum: General Discussion 09 Apr 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 869
Posted By ron7000
updated to 10, which ten forums?

my win7 gave me a stop F4 error last week. ended up reinstalling then figured to try the win 10 update.
needless to say, i am not happy. classic theme is buggy, if i make my desktop background a...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Mar 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By ron7000
Grafikkarten Preisvergleich | geizhals.eu EU...

Grafikkarten Preisvergleich | geizhals.eu EU (http://geizhals.eu/?o=8)

choose pcie
then scroll down and expand show 30 additional filters and select the appropriate width.

this site was...
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Mar 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 672
Posted By ron7000
reason network switch blocks computer on specific port?

have sort of a general / technical & how to fix question regarding a cisco switch,
the kind used in enterprise, I think it's a level 3 switch. And it has an uplink port that goes to another...
Forum: System Security 28 Feb 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By ron7000
netzero

netzero
Forum: System Security 28 Feb 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By ron7000
it was not from clicking on an email attachment. ...

it was not from clicking on an email attachment.
I was selecting email from the menu level moving them to the trash folder.
I assume it was thru one of the dozen's of rotating advertisements that's...
Forum: Graphic Cards 28 Feb 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 651
Posted By ron7000
it can depend greatly on the manufacturer and...

it can depend greatly on the manufacturer and model of motherboard.
you need to post that information.
otherwise best i can tell you is after you press the power button to turn your computer on,...
Forum: System Security 28 Feb 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By ron7000
bogus flash player update, how to report [pic]

going thru my email, firefox automatically redirected to a webpage, and tried into install flash player.
refer to attached pic for full web address
how do you report something like that?
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Feb 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 5,036
Posted By ron7000
I believe the homegroup method was introduced...

I believe the homegroup method was introduced starting with windows 7 and can be used easily with later versions. It's supposed to work with XP but don't be surprised if you have trouble.
Homegroup...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Feb 2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,993
Posted By ron7000
i think the best way to make what you have...

i think the best way to make what you have better/faster is to first increase your budget, and then buy respectable hardware :cool:
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Feb 2016
Replies: 29
Views: 2,264
Posted By ron7000
after your ram ram fix... years ago i would...

after your ram ram fix...

years ago i would get crashing for no reason and eventually failure to POST.
turned out to be a bad wire/pin in one of two 6-pin power connectors that go to my graphics...
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Feb 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,488
Posted By ron7000
i would argue against any impact on heat...

i would argue against any impact on heat dissipation, because even if the back plate were aluminum or copper it would not help dissipate heat since the heat source is coming from the gpu on the other...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Feb 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 707
Posted By ron7000
your drive was formatted as NTFS, and windows...

your drive was formatted as NTFS, and windows wrote files to it.
you reformatted that drive as linux, now need to recover those files from when it was NTFS.

if the above is correct, then you need...
Forum: System Security 17 Feb 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 69,116
Posted By ron7000
these updates i have not done: the 2 optional...

these updates i have not done:
the 2 optional are KB3118401 and KB3121255.
would not surprise me if win7 updates make win7 worse to encourage people to migrate to win10.
Forum: System Security 16 Feb 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 69,116
Posted By ron7000
attached are 2 pics of my security settings, in...

attached are 2 pics of my security settings, in win7 64-bit professional on home computer, having all windows updates accept for the win10 ones to avoid.
I have my UAC set to the lowest - never...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By ron7000
recycling center computers and laws regarding personal information

any one know how true it is, and the details around it,
for any landfill, transfer station, or recycling center that accepts electronics including computers and laptops, that once they accept it...
Forum: Graphic Cards 14 Feb 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,190
Posted By ron7000
your specs directly from manufacturer: GIGABYTE...

your specs directly from manufacturer:
GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 1151 - GA-Z170X-UD5 (rev. 1.0) (http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=5480#sp)

to give you an idea of how...
Forum: Software 12 Feb 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By ron7000
recommend free portable gif animate program win7

Can someone recommend a free gif animator that runs on windows 7 64 bit?
preferably one that is portable, does not need administrator rights to install.

looking for the best way, after exporting...
Forum: System Security 11 Feb 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By ron7000
for wiping the hard drive, do a search on low...

for wiping the hard drive, do a search on low level format. unless i am mistaken, you didn't mention what make/model hard drive... search at the hard drive maker's website and try putting in a help...
Forum: System Security 10 Feb 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 841
Posted By ron7000
windows 7 firewall what must be allowed to allow basic functionality

I was reading tutorial here about firewall... every new program you allow thru firewall makes you however much less secure -> don't let anything thru you don't recognize.

1) how do i know what is...
Forum: System Security 04 Feb 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By ron7000
this makes me think of what i typed above after...

this makes me think of what i typed above after #3.
I'm thinking of 2 things-

1) the media you are using to reinstall is already corrupted; basically no different than buying a department store...
Forum: Software 04 Feb 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By ron7000
wiping the drive would not give better results. ...

wiping the drive would not give better results.
I would boot on your win7 reinstall dvd, choose customize and delete all the partitions on the hard drive before starting the actual install. This...
Forum: Software 03 Feb 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By ron7000
depends on a single pass of zeroes is good...

depends on a single pass of zeroes is good enough, or if you want something more elaborate.
diskwipe.org is not bad.
CCleaner from piriform.com can also accomplish a disk wipe and wipe free space,...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jan 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 14,038
Posted By ron7000
They say a registry cleaner is not needed in...

They say a registry cleaner is not needed in windows 7,
from what you just said, i would argue that a registry cleaner like CCleaner is more important now than ever.

someone here on sevenforums...
Forum: System Security 28 Jan 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By ron7000
1) i find that very hard to believe. 2) this...

1) i find that very hard to believe.
2) this implies you didn't actually wipe the drive.
3) i am confused on this one, you seem to be saying there is no way to do a clean install?

are you using...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jan 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 14,038
Posted By ron7000
in addition to the list of KB updates that i...

in addition to the list of KB updates that i posted above, I have done the following:
- open IE11, help menu, about internet explorer, uncheck Install New Versions Automatically
- since doing...
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