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    Also in those advanced sharing settings, allow...

    Also in those advanced sharing settings, allow public folder sharing with other computers and try using just those for sharing, at least for a while as a bench test since they are streamlined for...
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    Ya, the backup and restore method doesn't seem...

    Ya, the backup and restore method doesn't seem over-complicated but I've always found the better tool in this case to be cloning; unless of course no image existed in the first place!
    Cloning also...
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    Check to see if there's a separate utility to...

    Check to see if there's a separate utility to install just for TWAIN scanner interface if you installed just the basic drivers. Epson is/was a separate utility but I don't know about Canon.

    The...
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    Well there's an Easy Auto Refresh and FTP Free...

    Well there's an Easy Auto Refresh and FTP Free extension but I don't know if they're any good or not. Just go to the Chrome Web Store site to search or preview extensions before deciding to add them...
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    ABP seems to work very well and is stable on...

    ABP seems to work very well and is stable on Chrome--had to finally add it after this very website had a banner ad that would blow up over the whole page just from mousing over it on the way to the...
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    Exactly, that's what the virtual whiplash is...

    Exactly, that's what the virtual whiplash is from. I can still remember Paul Thurrott's distinct intimation back in a circa 2012 Windows Weekly that there was no doubt Microsoft's aim was to...
  7. I agree that FB can stack up pages on one tab and...

    I agree that FB can stack up pages on one tab and use a lot of resources that can cause significant slowdowns while in use, but I haven't seen any evidence that there can be lingering effects once...
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    Yes but there are relatively minute numbers using...

    Yes but there are relatively minute numbers using Linux as a consumer OS on a powerful multitasking system, Nvidia was/is limited to certain graphics card, implementation always seemed to be...
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    Sounds promising, especially for the "overbuilt"...

    Sounds promising, especially for the "overbuilt" systems that can handle increased and extended multitasking. If I ever get to it the test will be seeing if it will easily switch from a full...
  10. 32-bit is also an option that works just as well...

    32-bit is also an option that works just as well or better than 64-bit, especially on older systems; unless you need more than 3.5 gigs of RAM for some specific reason.
  11. Those numbers roughly follow the market share of...

    Those numbers roughly follow the market share of each OS as a whole and then other factors are going to skew those numbers to some degree. For instance unfamiliarity with a new OS will garner more...
  12. Poor Microsoft, can't win either way, first for...

    Poor Microsoft, can't win either way, first for consulting no one essentially and jamming 8 down everyone's gullet, and now for opening it up to anyone who wants to participate in the usage/usability...
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    I think static IPs are better in every respect...

    I think static IPs are better in every respect for any device or computer you connect to repeatedly. The only problem with that is if something in the network changes or especially if connecting to...
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    Having just helped an organization setup an 8.1...

    Having just helped an organization setup an 8.1 system, the OneDrive integration consideration during setup would lead me to say go with the Microsoft account first. When 8.1 is up and running on the...
  15. I'm not sure, did you turn AutoPlay back on in...

    I'm not sure, did you turn AutoPlay back on in Control Panel and set the pictures to Irfanview as the default? The device appears in Devices with Removable Storage? It might make a difference what...
  16. [SOLVED] Picasa is pre-app era, it's a full-fledged...

    Picasa is pre-app era, it's a full-fledged program that stands on it's own and there's no way of tracking anything you do with it unless you take advantage of the supplementary online account...
  17. Try right clicking on the device in My Computer...

    Try right clicking on the device in My Computer and open AutoPlay and see if there's an option for action to take for pictures. If not then at the bottom of that window will be View more options in...
  18. You can check the AutoPlay settings for the...

    You can check the AutoPlay settings for the device once it's plugged in, if pictures is set to WPV or system default instead of Irfanview, that might be the cause.
  19. [SOLVED] Google's Picasa, not only does it do everything...

    Google's Picasa, not only does it do everything you listed, it will also make and track it's own database so that if you have duplicates from one camera attaching session to the next, you are...
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    Ya, mixed bag of "experts." So much advice is...

    Ya, mixed bag of "experts." So much advice is predicated on other motivations, one must have the ability to pick out pertinent advice. For instance, some will put the PF on a SATA drive and spare the...
  21. Are you entering the credentials for the remote...

    Are you entering the credentials for the remote desktop into Remote Desktop Connection utility? You also need to be sure TCP port 3389 is not blocked by a firewall.

    Try third party software,...
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    No, but don't forget about the Law of Diminishing...

    No, but don't forget about the Law of Diminishing Returns. There's always a sweet spot and anything after that is chasing tiny improvements in performance with big bucks.
  23. For a specific subset, what happens if you have...

    For a specific subset, what happens if you have those "on screen" and the rest truly minimized when you use one of the arrangement choices from the taskbar? That works for XP and I think 7 but not...
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    I would try booting with Parted Magic...

    I would try booting with Parted Magic and use the GParted utility to take a look at the partitions. If you see what looks like a viable recovery partition (5-13 GB partition on the end or the...
  25. I think my mistake was trying the Win 8.1 upgrade...

    I think my mistake was trying the Win 8.1 upgrade keeping a local account. It seems to work better if one doesn't fight "city hall," and let it use a Microsoft account to set up fully (OneDrive...
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