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Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jan 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 7,774
Posted By voirin
I guess everyone is using win8 these days, or my...

I guess everyone is using win8 these days, or my question is at the cutting edge of technology that no one knows the answer :)
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 7,774
Posted By voirin
Boot issues with virtual hard disk. No windows boot manager

Hi, I really need some help here.

My system has two drives:
1) SSD (C: drive) where my win7 OS boots from (call this normal_win7)
2) HDD (D: drive) where I keep my data

I created a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Jan 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2,328
Posted By voirin
application base priority auto changes

Hi, I have noticed that when I run certain applications, win7 decides to auto-change the base priority to a lower value. This occurs even when I still have plenty of available memory and cpu to give....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Oct 2009
Replies: 76
Views: 28,390
Posted By voirin
Ok, I tested as you suggested: My system ran...

Ok, I tested as you suggested:

My system ran smooth. My freezes are mostly related to when I run an install in the background and try to perform stuff in foreground. e.g. installation of Office...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Oct 2009
Replies: 76
Views: 28,390
Posted By voirin
Ok I'll check it out on my system tonight (3 hrs...

Ok I'll check it out on my system tonight (3 hrs time), and include winamp in the testing.

One point about KIS 2010: I did make a post on the Kaspersky forum about w7 support. They told me that no...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Oct 2009
Replies: 76
Views: 28,390
Posted By voirin
I have KIS 2010 installed on my aged Athlon 2.0...

I have KIS 2010 installed on my aged Athlon 2.0 GHz pc with Win7 x86 RTM. I have no issues with freezes. Running utorrent/emule/outlook/firefox/netlimiter/winamp/KIS 2010 constantly all at the same...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Oct 2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 261,988
Posted By voirin
Sorry I have lost the plot with this forum... ...

Sorry I have lost the plot with this forum...
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haha that w2k comment was directed at me. It's all in good fun :p
Forum: General Discussion 07 Oct 2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 261,988
Posted By voirin
Hi SquonkSC Yep, main reason was...

Hi SquonkSC

Yep, main reason was performance. But I do have to say that w7 performance is better than my previous Vista testing. I've gone through most of the tweaking: black viper service...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Oct 2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 261,988
Posted By voirin
In taskbar properties, disable Aero Peek ...

In taskbar properties, disable Aero Peek
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Aero Peek is disabled. I still get thumbnail/popup on mouse hover

It isn't a contradiction. Win7 spreads them out, however, cluster/groups...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 261,988
Posted By voirin
I replaced my Open Folder icon with a green arrow...

I replaced my Open Folder icon with a green arrow to compensate for this.[/quote]

Yep, have been using that to make things easier... but still ;)
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 261,988
Posted By voirin
Yes you can[/quote] I fail to see how to...

Yes you can[/quote]

I fail to see how to disable a popup from showing when hovering the mouse over an icon in the taskbar - may it be a visual thumbnail representation, or a text description (as...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 261,988
Posted By voirin
Things I don't like (note that I am an XP user): ...

Things I don't like (note that I am an XP user):

- Windows Explorer tree pane is honestly a pain to use. The issues are 1) it is hard coded to 'simple view'. Under XP (where I usually have simple...
Forum: Software 23 Sep 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,732
Posted By voirin
Well I just went ahead and manually installed...

Well I just went ahead and manually installed SP2. After the reboot win7 update refreshed and got rid of the SP1 notification (alongside with 20+ other office2007 related updates).
Forum: Software 23 Sep 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,732
Posted By voirin
SP for office2007. win7 Update only offering SP1?

Hi, I just installed win7 a few days ago. Going through the update process. Noticed win7 update only offering SP1 for office 2007. Reading the technical literature on Description of 2007 Microsoft...
Forum: Customization 23 Sep 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 10,539
Posted By voirin
Hi Shawn, thanks for the welcome and info. ...

Hi Shawn, thanks for the welcome and info.

It does seem a little silly that they implemented a similar view in device manager, but not in windows explorer. I'll just have to resort to using...
Forum: Customization 22 Sep 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 10,539
Posted By voirin
windows explorer (tree view with connecting lines)

Hi, I'm just wondering where you can customise the windows explorer tree view (in the left pane) to display connecting lines between parent and child folders (which I had in XP before I upgraded). If...
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