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Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems Today, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 63
Posted By c627627
You may already know this but in almost every...

You may already know this but in almost every thread on the topic so far, someone comes along to tell you to stay away from Windows 8 only because of its user interface.

Before they do and for the...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems Today, 07:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By c627627
....which is why it's important to gain knowledge...

....which is why it's important to gain knowledge on what its options are and how to change them. That in itself is enough of a reason. However, if a reason is required to address the question then...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems Yesterday, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 92
Posted By c627627
It doesn't have a sleep option, but this software...

It doesn't have a sleep option, but this software has a shut down option timer.
I've been using it for the past 10 years, there are probably better ones out there but anyway, it's freeware:...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems Yesterday, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By c627627
Something went very wrong there with the printer....

Something went very wrong there with the printer.
This should not be happening out of the box, unless some settings somewhere was specifically changed.

Classic Shell resolves legitimate problems...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-21-14, 08:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By c627627
Talking Yeah. So if I like, don't like it... could I just...

Yeah. So if I like, don't like it... could I just totally turn Internet Exploder off!?
And also, are there maybe other browsers besides the Internet Explorers?
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-21-14, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By c627627
Because I do not use IE, I don't seem to recall...

Because I do not use IE, I don't seem to recall if it always did this or what?

Download a file, any file, that's download, not RUN file, download a file then keep looking at the screen as the...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-21-14, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By c627627
If it cannot be disabled no matter what, since...

If it cannot be disabled no matter what, since when was this mandatory scan present in Internet Explorer?

Did all versions 10 and all versions 9 have this?
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-21-14, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By c627627
We already established that I don't use IE, there...

We already established that I don't use IE, there are other reasons for asking how to do something... ;) First thread in a long time with 10 posts of none of us knowing the answer.


So big +...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-21-14, 07:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By c627627
Once again, this is not a SmartScreen Filter, and...

Once again, this is not a SmartScreen Filter, and it can be unnecessary for Windows to be doing all those scans if a good third party Antivirus is already installed... so how do you disable it?
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-17-14, 09:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By c627627
LOL - Good one ;). I think most of us here do not...

LOL - Good one ;). I think most of us here do not use IE, I don't use it.

So anyway, it is not the SmartScreen Filter, I know what that is, and remember turning it off the day Windows 8 came out...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-17-14, 09:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By c627627
Does Internet Explorer run a 'security scan' of every downloaded file?

...separate from your Antivirus software?

I rarely use IE but noticed that upon a completion of a download, a separate IE process wanted to phone home... saying it wanted to run a security scan of...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-15-14, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By c627627
Thanks for the link 'Cuda340! Whatever the new...

Thanks for the link 'Cuda340!
Whatever the new Threshold Start menu ends up being, ALL criticism of it would be wiped away instantly if they chose to put in a selection option so users can choose...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-11-14, 12:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 498
Posted By c627627
...and just in case you missed what I was saying:...

...and just in case you missed what I was saying:

ONCE you right click and save icons positions at a given resolution, they should ALWAYS AUTOMATICALLY return to those positions after a resolution...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-11-14, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 498
Posted By c627627
You mention something about youtube... the...

You mention something about youtube... the program I linked to lets you right click on desktop and either Save Desktop or Restore Desktop.

It is an indispensable simple program if you like to...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-11-14, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 445
Posted By c627627
Default NTFS, and as additional information to...

Default NTFS, and as additional information to whoever else is reading this, when formatting an SSD, make sure you do so under Vista/7/8 or later, not Windows XP to get a correct partition offset.
...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-10-14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 498
Posted By c627627
Thanks man, gonna have to test that. I've been...

Thanks man, gonna have to test that. I've been looking for programs like that, they are hard to find.
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-10-14, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By c627627
It totally worked. Thank you ATMINSIDE. ...

It totally worked.

Thank you ATMINSIDE.
Thank you overclockers forums - there is no forum on the entire internet that gets you help quicker. I sometimes post non-computer related questions in the...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-10-14, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By c627627
D'oh I am already running DisplayFusion as the...

D'oh I am already running DisplayFusion as the only way to keep a single Desktop background on PC and have random backgrounds on TV (monitor 2) - another thing Windows should be able to do natively...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-10-14, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By c627627
Force Windows to open on first monitor if it opens on second which you can't see

I have my big screen Plasma connected to my main PC. If I open a program on may Plasma monitor 2, it'll continue to open in it upon close of course until I manually move it to my PC monitor.

So...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-10-14, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 445
Posted By c627627
The reason it's easier to nuke it is because...

The reason it's easier to nuke it is because sometimes Windows might say 'you need a permission' to delete a Windows folder even if it is on another hard drive you did not boot from.

But there are...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-10-14, 05:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 498
Posted By c627627
Program which can Save/Restore Desktop icons is...

Program which can Save/Restore Desktop icons is one of the most important programs on my systems.

There was an old one which I used since Windows 9x but it only worked on 32-Bit Windows so, true...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-10-14, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 445
Posted By c627627
Yes, simply make sure that the Boot order in BIOS...

Yes, simply make sure that the Boot order in BIOS is set to SSD first.
Then your system will boot to SSD Windows and from there you can nuke/delete whatever you want from the old drive.
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-10-14, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 445
Posted By c627627
But more importantly, you would be wise to make a...

But more importantly, you would be wise to make a relatively small SSD OS partition, I use 35GB. Then install large apps/games on another partition, not Windows partition, then set everything up as...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-10-14, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 445
Posted By c627627
1. Unplug existing Windows hard drive 2....

1. Unplug existing Windows hard drive
2. Connect SSD
3. Install Windows on SSD
4. Reconnect old hard drive
5. Make sure SSD is set as boot drive in BIOS, not old hard drive

6. Boot into SSD...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-10-14, 04:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 498
Posted By c627627
Under Windows 7/8, you can rearrange...

Under Windows 7/8, you can rearrange files/folders on the Desktop but nowhere else. This incredibly :screwy: decision my Microsoft developers doesn't have anything to do with this problem, which can...
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