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  1. Ta Ta Cortana (what BS). 41221

    Ta Ta Cortana (what BS).

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  2. Thread: SSD Install

    by Coochin
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    Why do you have "25.96% cpu usage" when the...

    Why do you have "25.96% cpu usage" when the system should be idle (00.0 CPU usage)?

    When you are not doing anything with your computer the CPU usage should be 00.0, not 25.96%.

    Something you...
  3. Bruce, Actually it is set to "manual" for most...

    Bruce,

    Actually it is set to "manual" for most Win7 installations.

    Normally the user should not need to alter the default setting.
  4. bbearren, If you look closely at the OP's #1...

    bbearren,

    If you look closely at the OP's #1 post I think you will surely see that the thread has not been hijacked; the OP wants to install 8.1 using a legal product key but lacks an install DVD...
  5. Don't be too anxious about this. We'll find...

    Don't be too anxious about this.

    We'll find out more as time goes by.
  6. I suspect the deciding factor as to whether you...

    I suspect the deciding factor as to whether you are required to enter a product key when upgrading from Win8 to 8.1 is whether your computer's motherboard has a UEFI or a BIOS. If UEFI then the Win8...
  7. As stated in my #13 post there should be no need...

    As stated in my #13 post there should be no need to fret about the Win8 product key when upgrading from Win8 to 8.1.
  8. Back in October 2014 I tried to dual-boot Win10TP...

    Back in October 2014 I tried to dual-boot Win10TP with Win7. Had problems with chkdsk running whenever I tried to boot into Win7, but avoided that problem by turning off "Fast Startup" in Win10TP.
    ...
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    Other posters to this thread have suggested...

    Other posters to this thread have suggested screenshot programs which run full-time (i.e.: they start with Windows and remain running whilst Windows is running - unnecessary use of resources).

    The...
  10. Really Jerry, do we really need gender...

    Really Jerry, do we really need gender complications?

    Just kidding (obvious typo).

    :cool:
  11. After some other Lounge member posted a link to...

    After some other Lounge member posted a link to the Win8.1 ISO download a few weeks ago I downloaded the four ISOs to DVDs (i.e.: Win8.1 x86, Win8.1 x64, Win8.1 Pro x86, and Win8.1 Pro x64). Earlier...
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    Press the PrtScn (Print Screen) button on your...

    Press the PrtScn (Print Screen) button on your keyboard (or Alt-PrtScn to grab just the active window) then paste the screenshot into a graphics program (e.g. Windows Paint, see Start\All...
  13. Thread: Losing GB fast

    by Coochin
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    Yes, you are speculating about what might be...

    Yes, you are speculating about what might be causing the problem rather than letting us advise regarding the problem as it exists.

    I.e.: I would strongly suggest you should post a list of folders...
  14. Mine is also set to manual, and also has a...

    Mine is also set to manual, and also has a password set but I have never messed with this service since I installed this Win7 64bit about June/July last year.

    In fact I can't remember having any...
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    The K-Lite pack you installed should have...

    The K-Lite pack you installed should have included "Media Player Classic (Home Cinema)" which I have been using for at least ten years for playing all video formats, including MP4.

    I always get...
  16. Thread: SSD Install

    by Coochin
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    Your process explorer log lists eighteen...

    Your process explorer log lists eighteen instances of Google Chrome ("chrome.exe"); that is excessive.

    Also, the log lists 164 processes - when I checked in my Task Manager just now it listed 67...
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    I have helped a number of customers with this...

    I have helped a number of customers with this same problem of accounting programs insisting on storing their data in "difficult" places. Usually I create a shortcut (pointing at the accounting app's...
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    Click "Start" then right-click "Computer" then...

    Click "Start" then right-click "Computer" then left-click "Manage" then left-click "Disk Management" (under "Storage") in the left pane.

    If your external HDD is listed you might have to...
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    Check out the settings in the Control Panel\Sound...

    Check out the settings in the Control Panel\Sound dialog.
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    Sounds like someone might have hacked into your...

    Sounds like someone might have hacked into your Skype account (or at least tried to).

    Micro$oft (M$ owns Skype) will send an email to your gmail acc. with instructions on how to use the code to...
  21. I use Portable Update...

    I use Portable Update on a dedicated 1TB 2.5in USB HDD to install updates on my own and customers' computers. Saves a lot of downloading and time, especially when I have to update a customer's new...
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    Well said.

    Well said.
  23. Thread: AVG Free 2015

    by Coochin
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    Correct Rick, But the average user will likely...

    Correct Rick,

    But the average user will likely be confused by the ambiguous wording of the various prompts and ends up upgrading to the trial of the paid version. Too many time I have been called...
  24. Thread: AVG Free 2015

    by Coochin
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    Short answer is YES. There are some noticeable...

    Short answer is YES. There are some noticeable improvements in the 2015 version.

    I have been using the 2015 version since it was released about September 2014; no problems. Always upgrade...
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    Not familiar with that "TimeSnapper" program but...

    Not familiar with that "TimeSnapper" program but you could simply delete any unwanted pngs by using the Ctrl key and looking at the timestamp for each png.
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