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Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,528
Posted By Atarian
Awesome - thanks for the quick reply.

Awesome - thanks for the quick reply.
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,528
Posted By Atarian
Win10 "upgrade" - does Pro=Pro and Home=Home?

I'm planning on upgrading to Win10 on my second notebook - I can easily restore it to 7 if need be.

This notebook has Win7 Pro x64 - will I get Win10 Pro or home or whatever else they offer?
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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Mar 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By Atarian
The page file was set to 'system managed' and was...

The page file was set to 'system managed' and was 16GB. I set it manually to none, and then to 8GB, and then 16GB with no change in the HDD WEI rating.

Since it doesn't seem to act any slower and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Mar 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By Atarian
I would assume it's there, but wouldn't have been...

I would assume it's there, but wouldn't have been there before? I am not at home right now - I'm on a work computer so I can't check.

The additional RAM was literally the only change:
I ran WEI...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Mar 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By Atarian
WEI for SSD goes from 7.9 to 7.2 when RAM is doubled?!

About a year ago I installed a Crucial M500 and my HDD WEI went from 5.4 to 7.9.

Yesterday I upgraded from 8GB (4x2) to 16GB (4x4) and of course Windows recognized the change so I re-ran the...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jul 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 860
Posted By Atarian
Win 7 Pro - How to Tell How Often System is Booted?

I searched but I'm not sure what good search terms would be, so here I am.

Does Windows 7 log, somewhere, every time a system is booted and powered down, as well as uptime?

Basically I'd like...
Forum: System Security 28 Dec 2013
Replies: 1,250
Views: 313,339
Posted By Atarian
I can get Symantec Endpoint Protection for free...

I can get Symantec Endpoint Protection for free from work - so I've been using that on my desktop and two notebooks. I also had it installed on an Asus netbook but when I upgraded it to Vista (from...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Aug 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 17,684
Posted By Atarian
Thanks for the quick reply. I saved the guide as...

Thanks for the quick reply. I saved the guide as a PDF. Off to Newegg...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Aug 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 17,684
Posted By Atarian
Thanks for the replies. I have two full versions...

Thanks for the replies. I have two full versions of XP Pro retail that are not installed on anything now, although they were at some point. The computers were parted out and the HDDs wiped. Nor have...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Aug 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 17,684
Posted By Atarian
Where can I buy a non-OEM *legal* copy of Win 7?

IMHO Win 8 blows. I really wanted to give it a second chance so I played around at Costco for probably close to two hours on both notebooks and desktops. Yeah, it really sucks that bad. I need a...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jun 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By Atarian
What is the definition of 'another computer' according to MS?

So if I buy an OEM/builder version of Win 7 vice the retail and install it, it "cannot be transferred to another computer once it is installed".

So now I guess what is Microsoft's the definition...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 May 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,297
Posted By Atarian
Do I need more RAM - Crucial says I do!

HP desktop PC (core i7 2600, GT240) used for office work, e-mail, browsing, and light gaming. Is 8MB enough? In the screen shots there's not a lot going on, but I occasionally run some 'classic'...
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