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Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems Yesterday, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By c627627
Consider alternatives. Example: Avira...

Consider alternatives.

Example: Avira freeware has (much) better antivirus definitions than Microsoft Security Essentials. Avira definitions beat all other freeware antivirus definitions and most...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-10-14, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By c627627
If 1 MHz resolved your issue, I would sleep sound...

If 1 MHz resolved your issue, I would sleep sound without worrying about damage from it...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-09-14, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 144
Posted By c627627
? Normal Windows behavior? How long is your...

?

Normal Windows behavior? How long is your boot up process?
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-09-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By c627627
Definitely update Classic Shell as soon as...

Definitely update Classic Shell as soon as possible.

Right click on the .exe file and try running the program in Compatibility mode for older operating systems. If that doesn't work, I do not know...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-09-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,026
Posted By c627627
Very interesting, Lvcoyote. So you're...

Very interesting, Lvcoyote.


So you're saying that I can take my fully loaded Windows XP AMD system from 10-15 years ago, install Sysprerp, remove all system specific drivers and this would...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-09-14, 05:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,026
Posted By c627627
Cheap power supplies take out many motherboards...

Cheap power supplies take out many motherboards especially back in the day.
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-09-14, 05:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,026
Posted By c627627
My results on that just in. By the way clearly...

My results on that just in. By the way clearly there's no use for old mice on Windows XP since Windows XP has perfectly working USB ports, so please no more thread jacking on that. :borg:


But...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-09-14, 03:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,026
Posted By c627627
I thought I would put all that to test by...

I thought I would put all that to test by installing Windows 7 on an Athlon XP CPU. I just did it 5 seconds ago, I am inside Windows 7 on a not even overclocked that much AMD Athlon XP CPU at less...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-09-14, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 96
Posted By c627627
CCleaner is good for quickly cleaning cookies /...

CCleaner is good for quickly cleaning cookies / web browsing history, a lot of us don't use it to "clean" the registry since we've established that registry cleaners in 21st century are what snake...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-09-14, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 260
Posted By c627627
Isn't is strange that there is no way to tell...

Isn't is strange that there is no way to tell this... Service Pack-like update is actually installed? Nor does it have a name. Update is not a name. At least Update 1 sounded like you were installing...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-09-14, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 260
Posted By c627627
What do you mean? Isn't Update 1 universal? ...

What do you mean? Isn't Update 1 universal?

I know they ended up not calling it Update 1, which is confusing, because it is a Service Pack without which you cannot update Windows 8.1 any more. So...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-09-14, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 260
Posted By c627627
trents, is there anything negative in there you...

trents, is there anything negative in there you notice? It seems to have helpful improvements across the board.
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-09-14, 01:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,026
Posted By c627627
Thank you. With corporations and governments...

Thank you. With corporations and governments having so many employees, those patches will leak out and be available unofficially.


So... this now becomes a quest for reliable sources of those...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-09-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,026
Posted By c627627
...you'll have to make sure that it can be...

...you'll have to make sure that it can be installed under Windows XP, still installed on one third of computers out there... ;) Or you can see if you can be creative, real life example of how it...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-09-14, 12:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,026
Posted By c627627
AMD Athlon XP CPU provided the biggest bang for...

AMD Athlon XP CPU provided the biggest bang for the buck, best value to performance ratio and overclocked could beat Intel's CPUs costing many times its value. Mobile AMD Athlon XP CPUs worked in...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-09-14, 09:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,026
Posted By c627627
To answer that question, my organizational skill...

To answer that question, my organizational skill of documenting things I find out the hard way for personal use then copy-pasting them here is sometimes misconstrued as knowledge :)


There is a...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-09-14, 09:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,103
Posted By c627627
If others are reading this, on a wider issue of...

If others are reading this, on a wider issue of video card outputs, here's something else I found out in a (very) hard way, my video card has four video outputs:

142333

Notice the output I...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-08-14, 10:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,103
Posted By c627627
This is why I never uninstall an OS and always...

This is why I never uninstall an OS and always install it on a relatively small partition. Quick reboot into the other OS would help you establish things like this although it does sound like this is...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-08-14, 09:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,103
Posted By c627627
This is one of those time consuming problems. ...

This is one of those time consuming problems.
You are saying the same does not happen on a different OS? This points to the driver and not hardware. I don;t know if older drivers would help:...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-08-14, 07:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,103
Posted By c627627
You have a main monitor and another monitor, and...

You have a main monitor and another monitor, and all is well on main monitor but you have flickering on the extended monitor?

Does this happen at lower resolutions?
Are cables OK?
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-08-14, 07:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,103
Posted By c627627
I wish. Found all this out the hard way. :( ...

I wish. Found all this out the hard way. :(

:thup:
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-08-14, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By c627627
Actually no. After installing Windows 8.1, ...

Actually no.

After installing Windows 8.1,
Update 1 files need to be, or as Microsoft puts it "must be" installed in the following order:

KB2919442

KB2919355

KB2932046
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-08-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 246
Posted By c627627
http://www.overclockers.com/forums/showpost.php?p=...

http://www.overclockers.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7662786&postcount=21
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-08-14, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By c627627
This is a mandatory Service Pack for Windows 8.1....

This is a mandatory Service Pack for Windows 8.1. You can't get updates for Windows 8.1 without installing this first.

...and I just realized that Microsoft is not calling it Windows 8.1 Update 1,...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 04-08-14, 05:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,026
Posted By c627627
Whoever was making the unofficial Service Pack 4...

Whoever was making the unofficial Service Pack 4 ISO abandoned the project due to time constraints and said they were going to get back to it this summer [read:never :D]


It would be nice to have...
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