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Forum: System Security 01 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,803
Posted By ttthomasss123
Well is there any advantage to having drive...

Well is there any advantage to having drive encryption? I am behind a NAT, so I do not think it is that necessary, but I wanna be sure.

Would it slow down my system at all? If it wont, then I...
Forum: System Security 01 Nov 2009
Replies: 62
Views: 9,660
Posted By ttthomasss123
I did this on XP. I had an Illegal copy of...

I did this on XP. I had an Illegal copy of Photoshop CS3. However, I could not let it connect to the activation server/ update server. So I blocked the outbound connection, problem solved. Also, if...
Forum: System Security 30 Oct 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,803
Posted By ttthomasss123
What is technet? Sorry for the stupid question,...

What is technet? Sorry for the stupid question, but I hear everyone talking about it. And how much did you get Ultimate for on that?
Forum: General Discussion 30 Oct 2009
Replies: 57
Views: 22,213
Posted By ttthomasss123
Well technically I am an IT pro. I work at the...

Well technically I am an IT pro. I work at the canyon park server facility for Microsoft. I am a server technician there. But really, my day consists of downloading any big files I need to using...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Oct 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 13,311
Posted By ttthomasss123
Alright so more info for ya! I completely...

Alright so more info for ya!

I completely formatted my HD, then did a clean install again. I did have Office or anything installed until today, and last night after doing the install and...
Forum: System Security 30 Oct 2009
Replies: 62
Views: 9,660
Posted By ttthomasss123
Alright Thank you all for your input. I know that...

Alright Thank you all for your input. I know that the windows firewall is pretty good, I also am behind a NAT, so I dont have as big of problems as most. I installed Comodo last night, I left the AV...
Forum: System Security 30 Oct 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,803
Posted By ttthomasss123
ahhhh I wish I had Ultimate then... I can upgrade...

ahhhh I wish I had Ultimate then... I can upgrade for another $130... But I dont think its worth it just to get the BitLocker and AppLocker...
Forum: System Security 30 Oct 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,803
Posted By ttthomasss123
Drive encryption

So I have windows 7 Pro x64, and there is a drive encryption tool. Its not BitLocker, however it still encrypts the drive. I think.. What exactly does it do? and is it worth using it? When I googled...
Forum: System Security 30 Oct 2009
Replies: 62
Views: 9,660
Posted By ttthomasss123
Good firewall program?

So I have been using Comodo Internet Security, but I think it has been causing some problems with the OS. It made everything run slow. either it was the firewall, or nvidia drivers... I reinstalled...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Oct 2009
Replies: 22
Views: 5,259
Posted By ttthomasss123
Yes, make sure the program is COMPLETELY closed...

Yes, make sure the program is COMPLETELY closed or you will not be able to access the files. Open the processes tab in task manager and make sure ht eprocesses for avast are not running.

If all...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Oct 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,575
Posted By ttthomasss123
I did a clean install, and no I do not have any...

I did a clean install, and no I do not have any programs set to "always on top" :( I might do a repair install to see if it fixes my other problem with the windows not maximizing after minimizing...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Oct 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,575
Posted By ttthomasss123
Very weird...

Whenever I open something, say IE, its not the active window. It will open, and sit on the front of the screen, however i cant type in it unless I click it to activate the window... Also, folders...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Oct 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 13,311
Posted By ttthomasss123
I have submitted an email support request from MS...

I have submitted an email support request from MS and included the system health report I had Windows generate hoping that they can help me...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Oct 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 13,130
Posted By ttthomasss123
Well I havent noticed any difference in resource...

Well I havent noticed any difference in resource usage with Aero on or off.. Like I said, it might make more of a difference on a Netbook. Perhaps I was wrong about turning it off, I apologize. I...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Oct 2009
Replies: 22
Views: 5,259
Posted By ttthomasss123
Like I said, since you clearly cannot do it...

Like I said, since you clearly cannot do it through the windows explorer program, use the command prompt.

Click on the start menu, type "cmd" in the search box, then hit CTRL+Shift+Enter, then...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Oct 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 4,391
Posted By ttthomasss123
I have Pro x64 and I do not notice the distortion...

I have Pro x64 and I do not notice the distortion that you are showing in your screen shots. That is really weird... The only thing I could think of is something is wrong with either your graphics...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Oct 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 13,130
Posted By ttthomasss123
Yeah I agree, Pro 32-bit is probably the way to...

Yeah I agree, Pro 32-bit is probably the way to go. I haven't noticed any difference in resource usage between home premium and pro. Granted my computer isn't exactly a netbook, and the kinds of...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Oct 2009
Replies: 22
Views: 5,259
Posted By ttthomasss123
This is exactly what I was going to suggest next....

This is exactly what I was going to suggest next. Even without ending explorer, you can open the start menu, type cmd in the search box, and then hit CTRL+Shift+Enter and accept the UAC message, and...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Oct 2009
Replies: 22
Views: 5,259
Posted By ttthomasss123
try opening explorer as admin. go to start menu,...

try opening explorer as admin. go to start menu, type explorer in the search box, then right clikc on it and click run as Administrator. then try it all again. That should give you sufficient...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Oct 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 13,311
Posted By ttthomasss123
Well here is the thing, I had the RC installed...

Well here is the thing, I had the RC installed for about 2 months before installing Office 2007, and it was having this issue before. I think it may be some compatability issue because this is the...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Oct 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 13,311
Posted By ttthomasss123
The problem occurs pretty much every day....

The problem occurs pretty much every day. Whenever my computer has been up for more than 1 hour, whether I use it, or in idle. MS said to run sfc /scannow to check for problems (which none came up)...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Oct 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 13,311
Posted By ttthomasss123
Well, my brother is a server tech for a contract...

Well, my brother is a server tech for a contract company for microsoft. He works on MS's servers in WA. He says he uses Windows 7 Ultimate at work, and uses multiple displays (as do i) and he has not...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Oct 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 13,311
Posted By ttthomasss123
Programs not maximizing after minimizing

Alright so here is my problem... I have been using Windows 7 RC build 7100 for a while, but I just got Windows 7 Professional x64. In the RC, whenever i had left my computer on for more than an hour,...
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