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Forum: Customization 25 Jan 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 9,789
Posted By dTonic
I'm glad there's other that find Windows 7's...

I'm glad there's other that find Windows 7's "Amazing" Search utility to be bottom-of-the-pit. Add Windows Libraries to that list, in my opinion. If you want to keep your computer safe from prying...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Jan 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By dTonic
richc46, Well, there were downloads on this...

richc46,
Well, there were downloads on this site, but I'm pretty sure it wasn't the same site I downloaded the OS before.
Do you or anyone know just how up-to-date these downloads are? Example: do...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Jan 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By dTonic
@ Admin: I thought I did start my own thread....

@ Admin:
I thought I did start my own thread. If not, then I apologize to the original thread owner and thanks for the heads-up!
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Jan 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By dTonic
MS Windows 7

Hey all,
Sometime after purchasing Windows 7 Home Premium I had visited the MS website and downloaded the digital version of Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 for use as an updated reinstall using the...
Forum: Drivers 22 Jan 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 2,843
Posted By dTonic
Woah, I did as described above and managed to...

Woah,
I did as described above and managed to install some chipset drivers in compatability mode, but the vga graphics drivers produced errors regardless of the possible options for install. I...
Forum: Drivers 22 Jan 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 2,843
Posted By dTonic
Newer Driver for an older computer!

Hey all,
I just finally got around to upgrading my 8 yr old Dell B130 Laptop to running Windows 7.
The monitor only displays at 1024x768(max) and is stretched left-right. I'd like to find a driver...
Forum: Customization 27 Jan 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,862
Posted By dTonic
...however,I'm looking for houses with separate...

...however,I'm looking for houses with separate roofs, connected only when making backups.
Forum: Customization 27 Jan 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,862
Posted By dTonic
She has an old version of ACDSEE that she has...

She has an old version of ACDSEE that she has been using (v2.5), but perhaps neither her nor I have really learned the details of it.

I really need to readup and understand about "Libraries" and...
Forum: Customization 25 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,505
Posted By dTonic
Well, No. The alternate location to the user file...

Well, No. The alternate location to the user file will allow windows to search that location as apposed to the default install location. The search failures have happened to installs that I did not...
Forum: Customization 24 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,505
Posted By dTonic
Two Windows 7 features I abhore!

I'm sure there has been some discussion regarding the 2 issues I shall disclose in a moment. And I'm sure there are many who would agree with me and those that would say "I can't for the life of me...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Jan 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 6,360
Posted By dTonic
Had to bite the bullet and do the clean install....

Had to bite the bullet and do the clean install. It's better that way anyways.
Oddly, but somewhat predictably, all usb devices seemed to perform properly, including the USB drivers for the HP 1200...
Forum: Customization 19 Jan 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,862
Posted By dTonic
I agree with you, for the most part, for large...

I agree with you, for the most part, for large files or multiple files, but for single files under 5MB I would not feel paranoid in the least. A 2 second process. And if the file is visible deleted...
Forum: Customization 18 Jan 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,862
Posted By dTonic
Yes, but Send To will require deletion of the...

Yes, but Send To will require deletion of the file afterwards. Destinations seem unlimited, though displaying the entire PATH to the folder is a bit cumbersome. A simple destination folder is all...
Forum: Customization 18 Jan 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,862
Posted By dTonic
...the following link has a program that comes...

...the following link has a program that comes closest to what I would like.

MyFolders Trusted Freeware download and reviews - SnapFiles.com (http://www.snapfiles.com/get/myfolders.html)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jan 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 6,360
Posted By dTonic
Well, Im at my parents place. I installed a new...

Well, Im at my parents place. I installed a new Mobo and processor then added all the other existing hardware.
I went to install the 4 DDR 2 modules and found out that the mobo only accepts 2 slots...
Forum: Customization 18 Jan 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,862
Posted By dTonic
the "XP Mode" was in reference to my process of...

the "XP Mode" was in reference to my process of creating the links, it was based on Windows XP's sendto location and how I'd create shortcuts there. I wasn't sure if Windows 7 would be the same or...
Forum: Customization 18 Jan 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,862
Posted By dTonic
She may be very close to the "10" limit mark, ...

She may be very close to the "10" limit mark, but even so, she would have to delete the file afterwards. A move to, with a folder list would eliminate the extra steps, albeit, she could wait and...
Forum: Customization 17 Jan 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,862
Posted By dTonic
Finding an easy way to move a file to a predefined location

Preface:
My mother is 77 yrs young and has trouble, too often for my liking, with dragging and dropping files to the correct folders. She imports pics from her digital camera, which get sent to a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Jan 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,745
Posted By dTonic
O.K. That makes sense. The F12 just allows...

O.K. That makes sense.

The F12 just allows me to manually select which OS to boot from.

cool... no virtual software, sharing of memory...etc.

Have you ever tried the XP Mode software on...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Jan 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,745
Posted By dTonic
The BIOS recognizes F12 on my system... So...

The BIOS recognizes F12 on my system...

So essentially I Leave the Window 8.1 Install untouched on the 1TB Mechanical Drive, Install Windows 7 on the SSD with the 1TB Drive removed? Then on...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Jan 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,745
Posted By dTonic
You seem to be talking about two different...

You seem to be talking about two different methods of booting to either OS.

I'd be new to the two independent installs (on 2 drives) and the BIOS boot order. I have created dual boot systems with...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Jan 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 6,360
Posted By dTonic
I ordered some components. and will be driving to...

I ordered some components. and will be driving to my parents place this coming weekend to sweep up the issues (USB ones included) and toss them out!!!

Probable won't hear from me till that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Jan 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 6,360
Posted By dTonic
I may have reached a verdict. My dad and I...

I may have reached a verdict.

My dad and I went through a lengthy proceedure, as described on the YouTube video. Device by device...

All USB devices and ethernet cable removed, restart, listen...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Jan 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,745
Posted By dTonic
Yeah, O.K. Windows 7 is slower to boot. I say big...

Yeah, O.K. Windows 7 is slower to boot. I say big deal. I never in that much of a rush to do something on the computer. If it boot's up in a minute or less, I'm happy. I do want both OS's and perhaps...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Jan 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,745
Posted By dTonic
I'm a non-hibernation guy for sure....no need for...

I'm a non-hibernation guy for sure....no need for it.
As for the Pagefile.sys, although it would be faster on the SSD I was considering using the 1TB drive, or maybe an 8GB USB3 thumb drive. I like...
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