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  1. Thread: ram info

    by Prescott
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    [SOLVED] I have a Windows 7 system with 4GB. The only...

    I have a Windows 7 system with 4GB. The only time I fill up memory, is when I have a virtual machine running, or a browser, starts holding memory and won't release it, or both. (I'm getting 8GB for...
  2. Go back to the Task Manager, and select the...

    Go back to the Task Manager, and select the Performance tab. Look at the memory use. If it is using more than 90% of physical memory, then go to the Processes tab, and see which processes are using...
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    I have used Remote Desktop Connection many times,...

    I have used Remote Desktop Connection many times, but it is pretty picky.

    The relevant operating system is the one you are remoteing into. If you want to use your Windows 7 desktop to look at a...
  4. Quote from OP:

    Quote from OP:
  5. So maybe the OEMs have solved the problem by not...

    So maybe the OEMs have solved the problem by not making the RT/ARM tablets, but they are still in the retail channels, and people are still confused.
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    [SOLVED] Which forum did you move it to?

    Which forum did you move it to?
  7. So if you copy desktop.ini or Thumbs.db to...

    So if you copy desktop.ini or Thumbs.db to another folder where it does not belong, does Windows rebuild it, or does it try to use the foreign systems files and screw up?
  8. Anyone who knows that there is a difference...

    Anyone who knows that there is a difference between x86 and ARM processors and that the Windows 8/8.1 RT machines are not software compatible with Windows x86 software, will certainly check the...
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    rokky, I am not replying with quote, because...

    rokky,

    I am not replying with quote, because you wrote quite a long post. Thanks.

    I am most concerned about Google, not because I doubt that the other are trying to do the same things, but...
  10. I have read several reviews, and everyone is...

    I have read several reviews, and everyone is having a good experience, and no issues.
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    . You could do it with a USB thumb drive

    .

    You could do it with a USB thumb drive
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    I have an internal CD/DVD Writer with...

    I have an internal CD/DVD Writer with Lightscribe, which I use to burn and label most of the DVDs that I burn [all that I have burned for at least the last year], but I also have an external USB DVD...
  13. That's a good question. I don't know, but if you...

    That's a good question. I don't know, but if you unhide system files, in some directories you will find files named desktop.ini and Thumbs.db. They are specific to the directory you are copying...
  14. I'm not sure who this is addressed to. Are you...

    I'm not sure who this is addressed to. Are you saying this to the Windows Secrets newsletter?

    You are right that manufacturers and retailers often and sometimes apparently deliberately don't...
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    If you try to use the software supplied on the...

    If you try to use the software supplied on the enclosed CD from the manufacturer, it will be difficult to use a different brand of scanner and printer, and I'm pretty sure it's on purpose, but if you...
  16. Linux kernel 3.16.0-25 has just become available...

    Linux kernel 3.16.0-25 has just become available as an upgrade to Linux Mint 17.1.

    The initial kernel was 3.13.0-24, and the last upgrade was 3.13.0-40, so this is a fairly major kernel upgrade. ...
  17. Thread: screen shots

    by Prescott
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    [SOLVED] xxx

    xxx
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    In most cases, in my experience, Proprietary...

    In most cases, in my experience, Proprietary software is not about using the hardware, it is about brand lock-in. It solves no problems, and creates some very hard to fix ones. The worst ones that...
  19. 1. Deep packet inspection by the cloud service...

    1. Deep packet inspection by the cloud service provider to skim data for sale to advertisers and others.
    2. Target for hackers who want to get your financial data so that they can steal your money....
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    If you have a computer with an OEM install of...

    If you have a computer with an OEM install of Windows, you will need an OEM install DVD from the same maker to reinstall windows, and except for Dell, they are hard to get hold of. How ever, if you...
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    How hot disk drives normally get depends on the...

    How hot disk drives normally get depends on the drive. Some of the older ones got pretty hot and it was perfectly normal. The newer ones don't as a rule get hot enough to be uncomfortable to touch....
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    Downloads from Digital River have been available...

    Downloads from Digital River have been available for several years, but a resource like this will not be available forever. Don't wait until you need it, and then start looking for it. You may not...
  23. I didn't know that Easy Transfer did not work...

    I didn't know that Easy Transfer did not work from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1. I have used it from Windows XP, and from Windows 7 to Windows 7. It always did under perform in my opinion. I was...
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    I don't dare plug anything into the front panel...

    I don't dare plug anything into the front panel of my computer, because it blacks out the video. I'm pretty sure that the computer/operating system is still running, but the monitors are completely...
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    If the Hard drive is getting hot, and...

    If the Hard drive is getting hot, and disconnecting the hard drive caused the computer to start, then disconnect it again, and see if it will start again. That seems like a good place to start. If...
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