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Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
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Posted By dsperber
New eSATA bracket+cables and drives and external...

New eSATA bracket+cables and drives and external enclosures still arriving. Will be here by end-of-week. So I haven't yet gone from all-external USB 3.0 to all-external eSATA on my M910t, but this...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
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Posted By dsperber
Actually, suspicious that a more recent NVidia...

Actually, suspicious that a more recent NVidia driver for my GTX 1050ti might in some way be responsible for the freeze symptom I've been coping with for the past four months, as I mentioned I was...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
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Posted By dsperber
ASUS is now at 1 day 11 hours, and M910t is at 2...

ASUS is now at 1 day 11 hours, and M910t is at 2 days 5 hours.

This is genuinely unheard of in my recent history of the past few months. It is wonderful (even if it turns out to be short-lived)...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
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Posted By dsperber
M910t is now up 1 day 14 hours. ASUS is now...

M910t is now up 1 day 14 hours.

ASUS is now up 20 hours.

In fact, although I might have had the recommended "balanced" power plan previously selected for ASUS and "Thinkpad Default" previously...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By dsperber
I didn't want to jinx anything, so I haven't...

I didn't want to jinx anything, so I haven't provided an update. But I will now.

Still up and running after 17 hours on the M910t. That means so far it looks like the suggested "high performance"...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By dsperber
So I did some browsing around the interweb...

So I did some browsing around the interweb looking for any insights from others regarding the 6008 error and what might cause it and how one might attempt to resolve it. Lots of fairly vague advice,...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By dsperber
Just a couple of hours later the M910t froze...

Just a couple of hours later the M910t froze again:

https://imageshack.com/a/img922/518/OWZIl5.jpg

Interestingly, the event details claim that the earlier unexpected shutdown was at 3:30PM (I...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
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Posted By dsperber
:mad2: Naturally, I jinxed it. Not two...

:mad2:

Naturally, I jinxed it. Not two hours later another freeze on the M910t. ASUS continues to run quietly, now 2 days 18 hours.

I've now delved into the system logs to see if I can find...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
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Posted By dsperber
M910t: up now 14 hours, recorded a number of new...

M910t: up now 14 hours, recorded a number of new programs yesterday, watched 10 hours of recorded TV through three different extenders around the house

ASUS: up now 2 days 13 hours, connected...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
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Posted By dsperber
Ok. New test. Running without PERFMON on both...

Ok. New test. Running without PERFMON on both M910t (now re-booted and up for over an hour) and ASUS (still up and running now just over two days). I've now reinstated Aida64 on both machines...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
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Posted By dsperber
I have one more idea for something to try, just...

I have one more idea for something to try, just to see if I can eliminate one more possible "culprit" from blame, perhaps exonerating it.

Since it is PERFMON which seems directly impacted by the...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
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Posted By dsperber
I'm going to have to re-boot the M910t now. Its...

I'm going to have to re-boot the M910t now. Its freeze has moved into the more significant "second stage" of impacting things on network machines. from the ASUS machine I can no longer run Agent or...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 7,128
Posted By dsperber
Latest update on the Wn7 "freeze" story......

Latest update on the Wn7 "freeze" story... (forgive me if the early statements sound repetitive)

First, continues to freeze occasionally, still with no real clue as to what is going on at that...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 7,128
Posted By dsperber
Sad news to report. After being up for 22 hours,...

Sad news to report. After being up for 22 hours, my M910t froze again this morning at around 9:25AM. Nothing else was going on, the only other PC on the LAN was my Win10 P70 laptop (which continues...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 7,128
Posted By dsperber
As I've mentioned before, I remotely maintain...

As I've mentioned before, I remotely maintain about 23 computers for friends and family, almost all of which are machines that I ordered/configured and installed for them. And NONE of them exhibit...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 7,128
Posted By dsperber
When I said I had been running with this setup...

When I said I had been running with this setup since 2010, I didn't mean I haven't upgraded hardware in those past 9 years. I simply meant I have been running the very same notion of WMC HTPC and...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By dsperber
Well, I had a dentist appointment today. When I...

Well, I had a dentist appointment today. When I returned late afternoon the ASUS machine had frozen at 4:50PM. So it made it 2 days 2 hours before giving out. The M910t is up and still running fine,...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 7,128
Posted By dsperber
Well, I'm setting new records for recent...

Well, I'm setting new records for recent stability duration thanks to disabling those lower-level I/O sensor readouts from Aida64: M910t has now been up for 1 day 10 hours, and the ASUS has now been...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 7,128
Posted By dsperber
I'm actually not of the opinion that it might be...

I'm actually not of the opinion that it might be the PSU (on both ASUS and M910t machines???) which is suspect.

The ASUS machine has a 600W NoFan PSU but in fact the machine itself uses around...
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By dsperber
Just heard again from MiniTool, in response to my...

Just heard again from MiniTool, in response to my second email to them describing the differences I noticed in my second PW Free 11 install today from the first time I ran the identical installation...
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By dsperber
This is very very strange. First, I'm...

This is very very strange.

First, I'm actually installing on a Win10 laptop, so I apologize for posting in the SevenForums. But this is where I actually "live" so it was force of habit.

Next,...
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By dsperber
Minitool Partition Wizard FREE now secretly installs Web Companion!

Can't believe this. Minitool started this discraceful process back with Partition Wizard Free version 10, and promised me (when I complained) that they were going to remove it with the new version...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 7,128
Posted By dsperber
Shows nothing at or near any freeze time. ...

Shows nothing at or near any freeze time.

Still struggling to identify the primary cause for all of this, having now pretty much disconnected all "extra" USB hubs and devices as well as screen...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 7,128
Posted By dsperber
I thought I was... but the best laid plans of...

I thought I was... but the best laid plans of mice and men...

Apparently not quite out of the woods yet. I had another freeze (on both machines) this afternoon, or at least so I thought was this...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By dsperber
There are several of these seemingly related...

There are several of these seemingly related threads now active on the forum, dealing with occasional unpredictable random "freezes". I myself am thoroughly involved in this thread...
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