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Forum: Sound & Audio 1 Minute Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By Pete4
See if you have equalizer on your pc (click on...

See if you have equalizer on your pc (click on speaker/enhanced/equalizer), that's the program where you adjust level of different frequencies and you can increase sound levels of 400Hz to 5kHz to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 45 Minutes Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By Pete4
the only size restrictions I'm aware of is 2 to...

the only size restrictions I'm aware of is 2 to the power of 64 clusters, which is about 2TB for 512bytes cluster, which are used by MBR partitions. However GPT partitions can have larger size...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By Pete4
I use Mini partition Wizard home version and...

I use Mini partition Wizard home version and DriveImageXML. While Mini partition will clone disk, partition or migrate OS from HDD to SSD, DriveImageXML will backup your partition bit by bit to...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 2,047
Posted By Pete4
I have similar computer at work as OP and this...

I have similar computer at work as OP and this type of computer is perfectly capable of running everything OP does, but it needs maintenance after a while: clear all the garbage, clear all caches,...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By Pete4
Another reason to use portable edition of a...

Another reason to use portable edition of a program, if such exists, instead of installer. I used free portable editions of minitool partition ver 9.1, 10 and 10.3 and have not seen anything...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Pete4
open task manager and see how much RAM are you...

open task manager and see how much RAM are you using. I rarely see more than 5-6 GB and adding extra RAM wouldn't make any noticeable difference to me, especially that I have SSD so file swap is much...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,459
Posted By Pete4
HWmonitor from CPUID software, download portable...

HWmonitor from CPUID software, download portable version, you can run it from memory stick and BTW when was the last time you cleaned fan and internals from dust? Also do some housekeeping: disk...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Pete4
I find Windows Media Player extremely resource...

I find Windows Media Player extremely resource hungry and incapable to play most of my videos, so I almost never use it. OP should try MPC-hc, I have not came across the file this player couldn't...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,282
Posted By Pete4
406778 I forgot I have pop up blocker on,...

406778


I forgot I have pop up blocker on, so I couldn't figure out, why it wasn't working.
Anyhow 250GB SSD has one Win7 install and E: partition another Win7 install. Works like a charm, HDD...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,282
Posted By Pete4
Tell me how to insert image (I have no online...

Tell me how to insert image (I have no online photo site) I'll post screen shot of my computer disk setup.
Here is youtube to how install Win7 on 1 partition :
Install Windows 7 onto a single...
Forum: Graphic Cards 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 2,435
Posted By Pete4
This is stupid question and maybe already...

This is stupid question and maybe already addressed, but I missed it, but are you running any monitoring software to make sure your computer is not overheating, or degrading in performance for any...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,282
Posted By Pete4
I have done exactly what you want to do for few...

I have done exactly what you want to do for few years now on 2 of my laptop, since every other method sucks big time one way or another and there are 2 issues you need to resolve: Install Win 7 on 1...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 1,396
Posted By Pete4
you got me scratching my head there for a while.

you got me scratching my head there for a while.
Forum: General Discussion 25 Dec 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 4,029
Posted By Pete4
My new Coffee Lake cpu laptop has 6 cores,...

My new Coffee Lake cpu laptop has 6 cores, compared to my older Haswell 4cores and is almost twice as fast in Cinebench15, so yes there is a reason to go with newer cpu. I bite the bullet and learned...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Dec 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 988
Posted By Pete4
I have 16GB RAM, page file size is on automatic...

I have 16GB RAM, page file size is on automatic and I've never seen page file bigger than 3.5Gb. So 1 of 3 things happen there:
1. OP uses programs that really need a lot of RAM
2. OP didn't set...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jan 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 965
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: 449
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: 14,756
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: 1,942
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: 23,789
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: 1,938
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: 1,938
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: 986
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: 1,938
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: 169
Views: 100,583
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
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