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Forum: General Discussion 25 Jul 2015
Replies: 200
Views: 31,381
Posted By rbmcgee
I have 6 desktops in my house. Dear Redmond,...

I have 6 desktops in my house.

Dear Redmond,

6 months ago they were:
2 x W7 pro 64
1 x W8 pro 32 (HTPC)
1 x W8 pro 64 (Server)
2 x XP 32 Home
Forum: Tutorials 24 Jul 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 110,490
Posted By rbmcgee
I have a SSD for the OS. SSD perform great but...

I have a SSD for the OS.
SSD perform great but are lifetime limited in terms of read/writes on a particular cell.
The more Read/writes to the SSD, the shorter the lifespan.
Under normal operating...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Jul 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 13,771
Posted By rbmcgee
Just to be clear on what I'm trying to accomplish...

Just to be clear on what I'm trying to accomplish ...

I do not want the monitor to fall asleep. As a matter of fact, in power options I have the monitor falling asleep set to never.

I do...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Jul 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 13,771
Posted By rbmcgee
I understand why a media player, any media...

I understand why a media player, any media player, would instruct windows not to sleep the display and not to invoke the screensaver while "I'm" playing. It's normally a feature rather than a bug.
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Jul 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 13,771
Posted By rbmcgee
Actually, GokAy got the scenario exactly right. ...

Actually, GokAy got the scenario exactly right. Bedroom, bedtime, sound, but no light.

As far as MPC is concerned, yes, the program itself tells windows not to sleep the monitor while running. ...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Jul 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 13,771
Posted By rbmcgee
Still no go. I tried "\Device...mpc-hc.exe"....

Still no go.

I tried "\Device...mpc-hc.exe". I even tried "C:\Program Files...mpc.exe"

I just don't understand how this works.

In my case, mpc.exe is still listed as preventing display...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Jul 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 13,771
Posted By rbmcgee
Dave, I'm going to try that approach. ...

Dave,

I'm going to try that approach. Before I do just a quick question. The driver seems like it's just preventing the system from sleeping, not the monitor from sleeping. Since, in my case, I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Jul 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 13,771
Posted By rbmcgee
GokAy, Now we're on the same page. The...

GokAy,

Now we're on the same page.

The command you entered should have removed that process/program from under the "Display" section. As you verified, it does not. But it should.

What I'm...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Jul 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 13,771
Posted By rbmcgee
No offense GokAy, but you seem to be missing the...

No offense GokAy, but you seem to be missing the entire point of this thread.

This thread is not about commands to put the display to sleep or about mpc or any version of it.

This thread is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Jul 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 13,771
Posted By rbmcgee
Thanks for your reply although you're not getting...

Thanks for your reply although you're not getting at the problem.

I know how to put the monitor to sleep. I do it.

Unfortunately, the monitor pops back awake again 1n a couple seconds.

The...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Jul 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 13,771
Posted By rbmcgee
Need help with powercfg -requestsoverride

I would like to be able to put the display to sleep even though media player classic (mpc-hc) is running.

I open an admin command prompt and type

powercfg -requests
...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By rbmcgee
Thanks, I'll give that a try

Thanks, I'll give that a try
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By rbmcgee
How do I sniff/monitor lan traffic?

On my PC I have a program whose purpose is to send a command/instructions over the network to another computer on the lan. Software on that computer receives that command and executes accordingly. ...
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