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Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Hour Ago
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My guess as to why the copy operation slows down...

My guess as to why the copy operation slows down as it proceeds: when you first start the copy operation, the copy buffer is empty. Therefore, there is plenty of room in the buffer to move the files...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Posted By mrjimphelps
I had a video card once that was overheating and...

I had a video card once that was overheating and causing the computer to reboot.

Using Speedfan (http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php), I found that the GPU was running very hot. I replaced the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,265
Posted By mrjimphelps
Correct. Everything will be installed...

Correct. Everything will be installed automatically, with very little intervention on your part other than swapping disks as prompted.

The one thing you need to keep in mind: If you go with the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By mrjimphelps
You need to install some networking software on...

You need to install some networking software on the Zorin machine in order to make it visible on the network.

Samba is a good choice for Linux Mint. I'm sure it will also work for Zorin.

Here...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,265
Posted By mrjimphelps
Any drive that is SATA and 2.5".

Any drive that is SATA and 2.5".
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 4 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By mrjimphelps
Do you mean HitFilm Express? HitFilm...

Do you mean HitFilm Express?

HitFilm Express: Free editing & VFX software - HitFilm.com (https://hitfilm.com/express)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,265
Posted By mrjimphelps
Ok, so which drive would you prefer to have? ...

Ok, so which drive would you prefer to have? It's up to you to make a decision on this; either drive will do, but you need to pick the one which is better for your situation.
Forum: System Security 4 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By mrjimphelps
I agree with LMiller7: it can disguise itself so...

I agree with LMiller7: it can disguise itself so you can't find it the way I described.

There is another possible way to catch it: Run msconfig, and go to the Services tab. Hide all the...
Forum: System Security 5 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By mrjimphelps
You could go into Task Manager and make a list of...

You could go into Task Manager and make a list of all the processes which are running. Do this both when the ad is present and when it is not present. Then compare the two lists.
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By mrjimphelps
To really do the "one disk at a time" thing...

To really do the "one disk at a time" thing correctly, get a SATA power switch:
...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 5 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By mrjimphelps
You can download it from Microsoft at this link: ...

You can download it from Microsoft at this link:
...
Forum: Backup and Restore 5 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By mrjimphelps
Did you try XCOPY using the options that I put in...

Did you try XCOPY using the options that I put in post #5 above? By using those options, you are using the archive bit as a marker of what has or has not been copied, so it is easy to tell what you...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,265
Posted By mrjimphelps
You had said that you would be happy with the...

You had said that you would be happy with the 250GB drive, so I assumed that you had chosen the SSD:

How can I disable the warning? - Page 4 - Windows 7 Help Forums...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By mrjimphelps
Edit the batch file. Put the word PAUSE all by...

Edit the batch file. Put the word PAUSE all by itself on a line, that is, between other lines. Whenever it sees that word, it will pause and tell you to hit any key so it can continue. You can...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By mrjimphelps
Did you run the batch file from a command prompt...

Did you run the batch file from a command prompt window, or did you choose Start / Run / [batch file]?

You have to run it from a command prompt window.
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By mrjimphelps
You could try doing a Windows Update. Scan for...

You could try doing a Windows Update. Scan for updates, and see if a video driver is included in what it finds. If it is, then install only that one update.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By mrjimphelps
Rather than simply adding a printer, run the...

Rather than simply adding a printer, run the printer's install program.

First, go to Control Panel / Programs and Features and uninstall any items which pertain to your printer. Then reboot. Go...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,504
Posted By mrjimphelps
That's why I have switched to Linux Mint, only...

That's why I have switched to Linux Mint, only using Windows when I can't do something in Linux.

But that's for another thread.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By mrjimphelps
If everything is working fine, I advise against...

If everything is working fine, I advise against installing the "optional" updates. For sure, don't install the "Preview of Monthly Quality Rollup", unless you like the idea of being an unpaid beta...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By mrjimphelps
Unfortunately, a lot of software doesn't clean up...

Unfortunately, a lot of software doesn't clean up after itself; therefore you collect a lot of debris over time. If your TEMP folder were on a RAM drive, every time you reboot it would recreate the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,504
Posted By mrjimphelps
Why did you have only 16 GB enabled? By...

Why did you have only 16 GB enabled?

By the way, there is one thing you could use the extra memory for: a RAM drive. A RAM drive is by far the fastest drive there is. The only problem is that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By mrjimphelps
The computer will boot a lot faster, because...

The computer will boot a lot faster, because during the boot process, a huge amount of data is being read from the hard drive. Since an SSD is a lot faster than a mechanical hard drive, your boot...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By mrjimphelps
Please let us know how it all turns out.

Please let us know how it all turns out.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By mrjimphelps
I don't think you'll find a lot of difference in...

I don't think you'll find a lot of difference in speed when you compare the various internal hard drives. I suggest that you look for a name-brand drive with a low price, and go with that.

The...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,265
Posted By mrjimphelps
You need to take the cover off of the drive, then...

You need to take the cover off of the drive, then take a picture of what the wire is connected to. Also, unplug the wire and take a picture of the connector on the drive. Finally, take a picture of...
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