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Forum: Sound & Audio 6 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 2,312
Posted By dsperber
My own $.02. I don't use VLC. I don't use...

My own $.02.

I don't use VLC. I don't use WMP. I don't use any external "codec-pack", of any kind (no need to). Tried them all and none is a better player than PotPlayer with ordinary standard...
Forum: Sound & Audio 03 Jun 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,728
Posted By dsperber
I confess, I'm not sure I understand what your...

I confess, I'm not sure I understand what your problem is or what exactly you're asking about.

Motherboards with Realtek HD Audio sound make use of Realtek audio driver, and the colored analog...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 28 May 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By dsperber
Well, lots of people have come by to read this...

Well, lots of people have come by to read this question. But there's not one single "solution". So I have to believe this is simply not possible to accomplish in Win7.

I have now confirmed that...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 26 May 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By dsperber
Would like "play-to" for FLAC and WMP12

This subject has been discussed on the Internet before, and even in this forum. Seems like it just can't be done, but I'll give it one more try.


I would like to send FLAC files from Win7 to a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Apr 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By dsperber
Ahh... I didn't pick that up. I see he's now...

Ahh... I didn't pick that up. I see he's now edited his original post to clarify just that.

So I guess I'm now puzzled. Why wouldn't you plug a USB keyboard into a USB port? Why would you want...
Forum: Drivers 13 Apr 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 2,687
Posted By dsperber
Interesting. Hard to comprehend how the Hardware...

Interesting. Hard to comprehend how the Hardware ID could be the same as it was and yet Windows now can figure out the driver to use/activate. If you were to look up that Hardware ID as I did, you...
Forum: Drivers 13 Apr 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 2,687
Posted By dsperber
Please elaborate and clarify. Did you run...

Please elaborate and clarify.

Did you run that installer from the DriverIdentifier site, and was THAT the proper driver for your touchpad/touchscreen?

Or was it simply that BIOS settings change...
Forum: Drivers 13 Apr 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 2,687
Posted By dsperber
Where did you get the driver installer file that...

Where did you get the driver installer file that you installed? Was there a version number for the driver? Was it supposed to support Win7 x64?

Does Device Manager still show it as no driver...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Apr 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By dsperber
Here is the Adesso PS/2 to USB adapter...

Here is the Adesso PS/2 to USB adapter (https://www.amazon.com/Adesso-Adapter-connects-connectors-ADP-PU21/dp/B00008ZPED) I still use for all of my IBM PS/2 keyboards on multiple machines. I've been...
Forum: Drivers 13 Apr 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 2,687
Posted By dsperber
Although from your later posts it appears you've...

Although from your later posts it appears you've finally been successful in accomplishing your objective, I mention several things.

(1) Modern machines based on Skylake or newer hardware use USB...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Apr 2018
Replies: 76
Views: 10,261
Posted By dsperber
Just in passing, it may someday become mandatory...

Just in passing, it may someday become mandatory to go with Win10 if you ever find yourself buying a new machine. I, too, continue to use Win7 Pro as my OS on five machines (three desktops and two...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Mar 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By dsperber
Just in passing, you probably still do also have...

Just in passing, you probably still do also have an M.2 NVMe option (PCIe x4, which would provide significant measured performance gains over SATA3), if your motherboard had a second "negotiable"...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Mar 2018
Replies: 1,992
Views: 389,942
Posted By dsperber
Two separate issues. To avoid new similarly...

Two separate issues.

To avoid new similarly fragmented image backups out of Macrium Reflect in the future, you need to target your backups to a partition which is NTFS, not FAT32. So the smartest...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Mar 2018
Replies: 1,992
Views: 389,942
Posted By dsperber
Nothing to do with Win7. Your target...

Nothing to do with Win7.

Your target partition must be formatted as FAT32, hence maximum file size of 4GB, and Macrium Reflect breaks up the output image into 4GB segments.

If you convert it to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Feb 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By dsperber
I'm not faulting you for your justifications to...

I'm not faulting you for your justifications to stick with XP, including Outlook Express still existing, and Office 2003 working nicely with Outlook Express. You're right, there is no way to use...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Feb 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By dsperber
Repeat: you cannot use drives larger than 2TB if...

Repeat: you cannot use drives larger than 2TB if they are partitioned MBR. They MUST be partitioned GPT if you want to use a drive or partition > 2TB in size.

Also, you cannot use GPT with a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Feb 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By dsperber
You need to determine what app is using all of...

You need to determine what app is using all of that memory. That's what TASKMGR can provide.

Run -> taskmgr, then click on the Performance tab. You'll see two graphs showing CPU usage vs. time on...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Feb 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By dsperber
32-bit Windows cannot support GPT. So using a...

32-bit Windows cannot support GPT. So using a GPT-partitioned drive in WinXP is out. You need at least 64-bit Win7.

Your maximum drive/partition size is 2TB for 32-bit Windows, because that is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Jan 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2,388
Posted By dsperber
Ok. Finally got the problem with AIDA64 and the...

Ok. Finally got the problem with AIDA64 and the larger 512GB and 1TB models of the Samsung 850 Pro resolved, thanks to the author. I am not 100% satisfied with the explanation because there are so...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Jan 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2,388
Posted By dsperber
Just to summarize what I've been able to collect...

Just to summarize what I've been able to collect (and PBCOPTER please double-check the Win7 Device Manager disk drive name you posted above, as well as the HWINFO64 and CrystalDiskInfo values if you...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Jan 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2,388
Posted By dsperber
Fascinating. The 1TB 850 Pro that was...

Fascinating.

The 1TB 850 Pro that was returned to me from Samsung Repair with the re-flashed EXM04B6Q firmware shows the non-specific "generic" Hardware ID value of:

...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Jan 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 993
Posted By dsperber
Ok. I believe I have discovered the fundamental...

Ok. I believe I have discovered the fundamental cause of the problem with AIDA64 not reporting temperature of the 850 Pro which has been upgraded to firmware EXM04B6Q. This resulted in a new...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jan 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By dsperber
FOUND IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Looking at...

FOUND IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Looking at the error messages in my most recent test (using the Technet script method that Brink had suggested I try), there was something interesting:

"Invalid...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jan 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By dsperber
I followed the instructions from MS, "Install and...

I followed the instructions from MS, "Install and Configure WMF 5.1 (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/wmf/5.1/install-configure)". This included download a zip of an MSU and then running...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jan 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By dsperber
Nope, still no cigar. Somehow, although it seems...

Nope, still no cigar. Somehow, although it seems as if I now have WMF 5.1 installed, something's not working properly when it comes to handling that Get-SpeculationControlSettings command......
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