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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Jan 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,828
Posted By OldMX
Give Windows Update Troubleshooter...

Give Windows Update Troubleshooter (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/instantanswers/512a5183-ffab-40c5-8a68-021e32467565/windows-update-troubleshooter), a try and let us know how it goes.
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Jan 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,561
Posted By OldMX
Once you create the updated iso, if you load it...

Once you create the updated iso, if you load it with Rufus, you can choose to create an uefi ready usb bootable device.
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Jan 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,561
Posted By OldMX
Give this site...

Give this site (https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/astoica/2017/01/03/windows-7-refreshed-media-creation/) a good read, its very detailed and it allowed me to create a Windows 7 Pro updated iso...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Feb 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,143
Posted By OldMX
If its already fixed why mess with it? Just keed...

If its already fixed why mess with it? Just keed the patch which already has the hotfixes and save it for later.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Feb 2016
Replies: 42
Views: 1,025,145
Posted By OldMX
Make sure the Windows Update and BITS service are...

Make sure the Windows Update and BITS service are set to start automatic or delayed, then install Windows Update Client for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: February 2016...
Forum: Backup and Restore 01 Feb 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,043
Posted By OldMX
I use a cold image backup created with Clonezilla...

I use a cold image backup created with Clonezilla and several weeklies with Drive Snapshot.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Feb 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By OldMX
Most likely you have a videocard issue, try...

Most likely you have a videocard issue, try reinstalling the drivers for your geforce.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Feb 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 2,663
Posted By OldMX
Backup your personal files and restore the laptop...

Backup your personal files and restore the laptop to factory state?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Feb 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,686
Posted By OldMX
Seems like you have a video or audio codec issue,...

Seems like you have a video or audio codec issue, thats why the COM Surrogate was triggered.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jan 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 5,720
Posted By OldMX
Set the turn off disk option to "never" and if...

Set the turn off disk option to "never" and if possible check s.m.a.r.t. status with crystal diskinfo. One other thing to try is another sata cable.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 875
Posted By OldMX
Click on activate to do it online? If it fails,...

Click on activate to do it online? If it fails, call MS Support Center and let they deal with the issue.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Jan 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 5,235
Posted By OldMX
I made a ramdisk once and linked the...

I made a ramdisk once and linked the "SoftwareDistribution" folder on a clean Vista x64 install, ran windows update and the updates were downloaded and installed incredibly fast, it shaved 4/5 of the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By OldMX
Download Crystal DiskInfo and post a screenshot,...

Download Crystal DiskInfo and post a screenshot, seems like your hard disk is not having a good time and its on its way out.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,034
Posted By OldMX
What OP is seeing is prefetch loading stuff in...

What OP is seeing is prefetch loading stuff in memory, perfectly normal, If windows tops ram usage, then it unloads or frees whatever was fetched instantly to prevent an out of memory crash.
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 17,291
Posted By OldMX
Align to 4096 is a myth that some guy started in...

Align to 4096 is a myth that some guy started in Overclock.net forums a while ago, pure BS in my opinion, but he retracted after too many other users started questioning him about.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Jan 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 4,167
Posted By OldMX
Just make sure you using same timings, like...

Just make sure you using same timings, like 7/7/7/19 and same voltages, brands its ok to mix.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Jan 2014
Replies: 32
Views: 16,757
Posted By OldMX
In my experience, WD drives while they have a...

In my experience, WD drives while they have a great support team for rma and stuff, they are not as reliable as they used to be, a couple of years ago, before the tsunamies i went full Seagate on all...
Forum: System Security 02 Jan 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 6,612
Posted By OldMX
Backup your Mom stuff and perform a clean...

Backup your Mom stuff and perform a clean install, dont risk any backdoor or malware to stay active on that computer, remember, an infected computer is not to be trusted anymore.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Dec 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 3,622
Posted By OldMX
Load bios defaults, then load the SPD or XPS...

Load bios defaults, then load the SPD or XPS memory profile?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Dec 2013
Replies: 34
Views: 4,315
Posted By OldMX
Seems like your computer is infected, get a real...

Seems like your computer is infected, get a real antivirus/antispyware and give it a full scan.
Forum: General Discussion 23 Dec 2013
Replies: 60
Views: 75,371
Posted By OldMX
You guys having this issue, is there a codec pack...

You guys having this issue, is there a codec pack installed by the way?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Dec 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 3,646
Posted By OldMX
A bad hard disk can cause lag too, check its...

A bad hard disk can cause lag too, check its health status with crystal diskinfo.
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Dec 2013
Replies: 34
Views: 10,723
Posted By OldMX
On first reboot turn computer off, remove usb,...

On first reboot turn computer off, remove usb, turn computer on, enter bios setup and load bios defaults, see if that helps, or as stated eralier, try to install from dvd?
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By OldMX
Check memory integrity: ...

Check memory integrity:
https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/7 (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/715-memory-diagnostics-tool.html)15-memory-diagnostics-tool.html...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Dec 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 2,019
Posted By OldMX
Check the disk s.m.a.r.t. status with crystal...

Check the disk s.m.a.r.t. status with crystal diskinfo, perhaps the disk is failing?
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