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    How Do You Use The Windows Sync Center?

    Is there a way this can be set up to automatically sync files between 2 or more computers on the same home network? There is not much help or info available when you launch it.
    Thanks,
    rstew
  2. So does this mean that if one was to purchase a...

    So does this mean that if one was to purchase a Skylake CPU and a compatible 1151 aftermarket mobo, and assemble a new rig around them, you won't be able to run Win 7 on it? Only Win 10? :confused:
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  3. I forgot to say in my earlier post that I...

    I forgot to say in my earlier post that I installed the GWX panel, and it seems to work really well.
    It deleted all traces of Win 10 as far as I can tell, and that is the reason everything seems to...
  4. Seems like a good idea! Thanks. Well today...

    Seems like a good idea! Thanks.
    Well today everything is behaving normally, thank goodness.
    No annoying Windows 10 badgering popups! Yahoo.
    Good riddance.

    rstew
  5. OK thanks big time bbearren! I installed the...

    OK thanks big time bbearren!
    I installed the control panel and deleted everything Win 10 related.
    Now I will set back and hope for the best..

    For Microsoft to resort to these kind of sneaky...
  6. This Time MS Has Gone Too Far Pushing Windows 10!

    I am absolutely livid and completely fed up with having Windows 10 stuffed down my throat.
    Last night during the wee hours MS apparently automatically upgraded my main machine to Win 10 and this...
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    I am inclined to think that this is not possible...

    I am inclined to think that this is not possible to do, even though the ACU manual says it will work. The manual does say that it will take about 15 minutes per GB, or longer to complete! Wow. Not a...
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    Good suggestion! Actually I did RTFM and found...

    Good suggestion! Actually I did RTFM and found that the Array Config Utility is supposed to enable adding a drive. But though it is listed in the ACU, there is no option to add it.
    And when I go to...
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    Did a bit more research and discovered that HP...

    Did a bit more research and discovered that HP have an Array Configuration Utility that supposedly does this and a whole lot more.
    So I downloaded and installed the latest Windows version, but for...
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    Add drive to existing RAID array?

    If I want to add a new physical drive to an existing 3 drive logical RAID 5 array to increase total capacity, is there a way to do this without disturbing the data on the existing array?
    Its an HP...
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    Looking For Server 2012 R2 iso file?

    Can anyone send me this iso file, or link me to where I can download it please?

    Thanks,
    rstew
  12. SUCCESS! I downloaded the USB-DVD Download Tool...

    SUCCESS!
    I downloaded the USB-DVD Download Tool and created an install USB from the iso file.
    Works just great. And just for info it works for Server 2008 64 bit just as well as standard versions...
  13. Thanks Sudo; that looks like it would work OK....

    Thanks Sudo; that looks like it would work OK.
    Since I actually have the iso file as well, I think I'll try the method shown in holdum333's link.
    Thanks to you both.

    rstew
  14. Creating a Windows Installation USB Stick From a DVD?

    I know I have read on this forum that this can be done; just wonder if someone can give me a quick crash course, or link me to the correct thread please.

    Thanks,
    rstew
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    Maybe try reloading the printer firmware. There...

    Maybe try reloading the printer firmware.
    There should be a method for doing this in your user manual.
    I had to do this with a brother printer about 2 years ago. Once done, it worked flawlessly.
    ...
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    OK this is kind of puzzling. Once the master...

    OK this is kind of puzzling.
    Once the master boot record is written to this partition, that's it. Nothing more is written or changed.
    So how does it get 6% defragmented?
    Rstew
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    jwoods; I searched that KB number and found an...

    jwoods;
    I searched that KB number and found an interesting thread about it. It was released by MS as a vague update to make upgrading from W7 to W8 easier, with no details as to what it actually...
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    Thanks for all the replies and ideas; some great...

    Thanks for all the replies and ideas; some great stuff here.
    I tried killing WU and rebooting and that seems to have settled things down somewhat.
    Now the base cpu load fluctuates between about 2...
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    Slow Laptop Issue

    This is a 2011 HP laptop with a minimal AMD dual core cpu running W7HP x 64 bit.
    It is by nature kind of slow, but it has a very annoying background activity that turns it into a real sloth....
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    UPDATE: Took a look at the LGA1155 pinout...

    UPDATE:
    Took a look at the LGA1155 pinout designations published by Intel.
    The badly mangled pin I was worried about is AK27; and it turns out to be a ground; one of many many grounds.
    In fact all...
  21. "bleepingcomputer" is a trusted site I assume? ...

    "bleepingcomputer" is a trusted site I assume?

    rstew
  22. An Annoying New Feature in Internet Explorer 11?

    I have noticed recently that when I click on a bookmarked site, instead of opening the site immediately, now I get an advertisement page of some sort first. Usually the ad has nothing to do with the...
  23. Exactly Paul! :rolleyes:

    Exactly Paul! :rolleyes:
  24. I just recently also had the exact same make and...

    I just recently also had the exact same make and MN drive die; 2013 DOM and about 18,000 hours on it.
    It was covered here in another post, but essentially the last thing I tried was a full format,...
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    Options For a MoBo with Bent CPU Pins?

    Today I spent about 1-1/2 hours fixing a few bent cpu pins on an LGA 1155 Gigabyte mobo I acquired.
    About 6 needed minor tweaking, and 3 needed "untangling" for lack of a better term.
    One was...
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