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Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jan 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By Pete4
I second Mini Tool partition as well and they do...

I second Mini Tool partition as well and they do have portable version, which could be run from memory stick without installation. And I would very strongly recommend to do full back up of all data,...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jan 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By Pete4
I would just copy MP4 file to hardrive (under XP)...

I would just copy MP4 file to hardrive (under XP) and watch it from there, or burn to another disc, instead of wasting time, trying to figure it out. Probably few important bytes are hard to read and...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jan 2018
Replies: 82
Views: 13,494
Posted By Pete4
My computer is set up as dual boot, Win 7 and Win...

My computer is set up as dual boot, Win 7 and Win 10, so for heavy internet I'll use Win10 for security, Win 7 will be my back up, with less internet access and with good firewall and common sense...
Forum: Sound & Audio 06 Jan 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,884
Posted By Pete4
Before I would do anything drastic, like...

Before I would do anything drastic, like reinstalling Windows, I would go to MS site and look for standalone speech package, download and reinstall it. Just make sure you get the right version. I'm...
Forum: News 06 Jan 2018
Replies: 118
Views: 22,703
Posted By Pete4
I run manual update check in the morning and got...

I run manual update check in the morning and got kb4056894 installed. Then run update check again in the afternoon and same kb showed up and installed again. Either a bug, or MS updated the fix...
Forum: News 04 Jan 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,834
Posted By Pete4
I just checked and no security updates for my...

I just checked and no security updates for my system at all, actually no updates since 12/23. Maybe need to download manually.
Forum: News 04 Jan 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,834
Posted By Pete4
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/04/intel-ceo-reported...

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/04/intel-ceo-reportedly-sold-shares-after-the-company-already-knew-about-massive-security-flaws.html
Here is one.
He can't sell all his shares, bylaws require him to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Jan 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By Pete4
But, why would anybody care about some KB being...

But, why would anybody care about some KB being installed second time, I can't see any harm in it, except maybe if you needed to rollback, you would have to rollback twice I imagine. Also I would...
Forum: News 04 Jan 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,834
Posted By Pete4
The way I understand it, CPU is doing predictive...

The way I understand it, CPU is doing predictive branching prefetch without checking permissions, so code will run faster, but also wide open to hacks. This is probably going all the way back to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Dec 2017
Replies: 168
Views: 94,530
Posted By Pete4
402283 More than fast enough, probably there...

402283
More than fast enough, probably there are only a handful of websites that actually can feed the data fast enough to saturate my connection and MS is not one of them
Forum: General Discussion 31 Dec 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,857
Posted By Pete4
There is a way to do it, I did it couple times...

There is a way to do it, I did it couple times myself and it works most of the time (but not always). You have to manually remove chipset, usb, video card and maybe couple other drivers. Win will use...
Forum: News 31 Dec 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,528
Posted By Pete4
Some custom 32bit poorly written software may not...

Some custom 32bit poorly written software may not work under Win64 (could it possibly have 16 bit code inside? I came across
couple programs like this years ago), but I would question updating...
Forum: Software 27 Dec 2017
Replies: 1,088
Views: 331,203
Posted By Pete4
I don't use installers for years, unless I do not...

I don't use installers for years, unless I do not have any other option, portable versions only. CC had portable version, if no more, try uniextract and copy ccleaner.exe only. If it doesn't work in...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Dec 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By Pete4
I would scan system drive for errors, also I...

I would scan system drive for errors, also I think in the past I got positive for virus in shark007 codecs, maybe it was false positive, but I would scan computer for viruses as well if I was you. Is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Dec 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,523
Posted By Pete4
Under Win 10 there is a way to read actual folder...

Under Win 10 there is a way to read actual folder size, corrected for symbolic links and when I did so on my system, the difference was less than 200MB on 6 GB folder (it was just updated with fall...
Forum: Backup and Restore 23 Dec 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,389
Posted By Pete4
Well, the restore points are no longer being...

Well, the restore points are no longer being deleted, but wanted to restore my system and none of the 6 restore points I had, worked. All came up with error about registry files not saved properly or...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Dec 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,523
Posted By Pete4
Double check Winsxs is compressed (should be...

Double check Winsxs is compressed (should be different color if properly set up), if not not, make it so, should save couple gigs. Most of the stuff in that directory is completely useless, problem...
Forum: News 23 Dec 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,528
Posted By Pete4
About time, even Phones are 64bit now.

About time, even Phones are 64bit now.
Forum: Drivers 22 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,274
Posted By Pete4
Since usually MSI laptops come with OS installed...

Since usually MSI laptops come with OS installed (Win10), what I would do if I was you, I would leave installed Win10 as is and setup Win 7 as secondary boot. In such set up:
a. you have working...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Dec 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By Pete4
Win 10 is broken operating system, it sends a lot...

Win 10 is broken operating system, it sends a lot of telemetry data and it constantly updates something, it actually brought my laptop to stop responding at times for up to 10 seconds, fall update...
Forum: Software 13 Dec 2017
Replies: 1,088
Views: 331,203
Posted By Pete4
Already there is no portable version anymore?...

Already there is no portable version anymore? It's the only version I will ever use (I mean seriously, who needs program installer for 1 .exe file, unless the program wants to install other unwanted...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Dec 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,389
Posted By Pete4
Maybe MS finally fixed it in one of the updates?...

Maybe MS finally fixed it in one of the updates? In the past mine would erase restore points in 90% of time, (but not always, mind you). For the past week or so all the restores are fine. I have...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Dec 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,389
Posted By Pete4
I had exactly the same issue, however for past...

I had exactly the same issue, however for past week system restore stays intact even after multiple boots to both systems.No idea why it works properly now, didn't before, haven't change anything. So...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 3,189
Posted By Pete4
Internet explorer/firefox/chrome or whatever...

Internet explorer/firefox/chrome or whatever you're using for internet browsing could add and accumulate many small files into it's cache if not cleared on regular basis.
Forum: Media Center 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 2,028
Posted By Pete4
Maybe OP should try another player like VLC or...

Maybe OP should try another player like VLC or MPC (easy to google) since Windows Media Player "out of the box" will choke or not play at all amazingly large amount of file formats from popular FLV...
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