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Forum: News 14 Hours Ago
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Posted By lehnerus2000
I don't see why not. My XP install is still...

I don't see why not.

My XP install is still going strong and I haven't noticed any issues with my XP VMs either.


The simple solution to that issue is don't install MS' W7 updates and use...
Forum: News 1 Day Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By lehnerus2000
And So It Begins

:sick:
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What is Microsoft Managed Desktop?
What is Microsoft Managed Desktop? - gHacks Tech News (https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/18/what-is-microsoft-managed-desktop/)

Announcing...
Forum: System Security 1 Day Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By lehnerus2000
I'm not sure how "hard" VMs are on SSDs (wear &...

I'm not sure how "hard" VMs are on SSDs (wear & tear).
You might want to use a dedicated PC for this purpose (i.e. the PC only runs the OS, VM Manager and your W7 VM).

Allocate as much RAM as...
Forum: Software 2 Days Ago
Replies: 1,084
Views: 329,134
Posted By lehnerus2000
I found a CCleaner Update task in the Task...

I found a CCleaner Update task in the Task Scheduler. :eek:
I've disabled it, so it shouldn't happen again.
Forum: System Security 2 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By lehnerus2000
One of the Admins must have moved this thread....

One of the Admins must have moved this thread. :-)


VMs have good performance these days.

On my PC the only thing I notice is they take longer to boot up (~2x) than the hardware installs....
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 1,361
Posted By lehnerus2000
The thumbnail in dialogue boxes has always been...

The thumbnail in dialogue boxes has always been weird and unpredictable on my PC.

If I copy an image to a folder where there is another copy, the dialogue box often shows an image for one option...
Forum: System Security 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By lehnerus2000
Does the software need network access? If...

Does the software need network access?

If no, then you could use a W7 VM with network access disabled (use the Host OS for network access).
It may also be possible to use a "Host Only" network...
Forum: News 3 Days Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By lehnerus2000
Pay-per-Click

I suspect that ultimately Windows will be turned into an Azure-based subscription OS (Pay-per-Click). :(
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 8,976
Posted By lehnerus2000
Actually, MS can and will. MS has abandoned the...

Actually, MS can and will. MS has abandoned the idea a new OS every so many years and is making continuous changes to Win 10. In fact, I'm amazed they even bothered to number it. They will still make...
Forum: Software 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1,084
Views: 329,134
Posted By lehnerus2000
Auto-Updated!

I just discovered that my CCleaner v5.43.6522 (Free) somehow auto-updated itself to v5.46.6652 (on the 10th of September) despite auto-update only being available in the Pro version. :shock:
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 1,542
Posted By lehnerus2000
System Cleaner

If you are using a System Cleaner (e.g. CCleaner, Glary Utilities,etc.) check that it isn't set to delete your "Thumbnails Cache".

Here are screenshots of the CCleaner and Glary Utilities setting:...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 3,153
Posted By lehnerus2000
System File Checker

Maybe a System file has become corrupted.

Have you tried running sfc?

Open the Command Prompt (Use the "Run as administrator" option in the context menu).
Type:
sfc /scannow

Tutorial
SFC...
Forum: News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By lehnerus2000
Thanks Brink

Thanks for the links.
:thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 8,976
Posted By lehnerus2000
Backup and Convert to VM

Another option is to convert an existing W7 install to a VM.
Macrium Reflect Backup Images can be converted to VMs...
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 8,976
Posted By lehnerus2000
The trouble is that MS keeps deliberately...

The trouble is that MS keeps deliberately changing W10, to make it more difficult for users to apply workarounds.

I also have W7 & XP VMs that I can run using VMware Workstation (in W7 & Linux...
Forum: News 5 Days Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By lehnerus2000
I suspect that by 2023, a lot of local OS...

I suspect that by 2023, a lot of local OS functions will have been transferred to the Cloud, specifically to prevent users from controlling their own PCs. :mad:
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 2,144
Posted By lehnerus2000
Your earlier post mentioned this:From my course...

Your earlier post mentioned this:From my course notes: Are you sure that your date is correctly formatted?
The error message seems to indicate that the date is not correct.
It should be 2018-09-21.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 2,144
Posted By lehnerus2000
Matching Data Types?

Are you sure that the values you are trying to insert match the data type(s) of the DB table columns/fields?

For example:


Inserting integers into INT fields
Strings into TEXT/VARCHAR...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 1,739
Posted By lehnerus2000
I've noticed that sometimes the tooltips vanish...

I've noticed that sometimes the tooltips vanish on my W7.
I have no idea why and they usually return "when they feel like it". :confused:

Maybe a reboot will fix them.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 2,144
Posted By lehnerus2000
Weird

I'm not sure how the query and error message are related. :confused:

They seem to be about 2 different tables ("priv_qualification" vs "peribadi_details") with a different number of values (8 vs...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By lehnerus2000
SATA Controller Driver

This sounds similar to an issue I had when I first tried to use a 3TB HDD.
It was caused by a SATA Controller driver problem.

Check out this thread (Post #4 has the solution that worked for me):...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 4,095
Posted By lehnerus2000
On my W7 PC, after Avast has run a "Full Scan" my...

On my W7 PC, after Avast has run a "Full Scan" my RAM usage remains pegged at ~9GB until I reboot.

Checking the memory usage using Process Explorer:


The total Physical Memory used shows ~9GB...
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 553
Posted By lehnerus2000
Operating System Market Share August 2018

Here are the charts from NetMarketShare and StatCounter.

NetMarketShare shows a decrease for W7 & an increase for W10.
StatCounter also shows a decrease for W7 & an increase for W10.
(You'll...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 2,568
Posted By lehnerus2000
Maybe one of your drivers has become corrupted. ...

Maybe one of your drivers has become corrupted.

Can you get into "Safe Mode"?

If yes, does your machine work properly?
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 5,063
Posted By lehnerus2000
Agreed. :geek: I worked as a repair tech for...

Agreed. :geek:

I worked as a repair tech for a telecom company in the '80s.
Most devices failed at power on.

Electro-mechanical devices are especially vulnerable (e.g. hard drives & optical...
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