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    In response to the questioned need for more...

    In response to the questioned need for more memory, my experience and diagnosis may be instructive. I had a 4Gig Thinkpad. It seemed slow at times in ways I couldn't debug even though the memory...
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    The forced patch installation is pretty scary to...

    The forced patch installation is pretty scary to me if Microsoft continues to send driver patches. I have always hidden them and used the manufacturer's update mechanism for drivers.

    Anything...
  3. per-page image hashes could not be found on the system - dsound.dll

    I'm seeing

    Code Integrity is unable to verify the image integrity of the file \Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\dsound.dll because the set of per-page image hashes could not be found on the...
  4. I'm slightly confused by your all or nothing...

    I'm slightly confused by your all or nothing approach. DEP lets you list programs to be ignored. Or does that not work in practice?
  5. Thanks. The issue I see here is that the number...

    Thanks. The issue I see here is that the number of users who will do this is essentially zero!

    It would be better if Microsoft supported this by having it on, with really good feedback when a...
  6. Why isn't DEP on by default when hardware supports it?

    Recently I stumbled onto the performance and appearance settings while trying to get rid of shadow text under my icons.

    And I noticed that DEP (Data Execution Protection) was set to only protect...
  7. Recently, traveling in Ankara Turkey, I found the...

    Recently, traveling in Ankara Turkey, I found the the hotel's system was clearly messing with my http traffic. I suspect it was an incompetent attempt to inject are modify adds. The obvious symptom...
  8. Thread: Downgrading

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    IIRC, there is a free runtie for Access 2010...

    IIRC, there is a free runtie for Access 2010 databases that runs on XP. So if you are doing all the design, I believe that would be an alternative.
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    Here's the whole story. msxml4 is a package...

    Here's the whole story.

    msxml4 is a package that software vendors have used. The other choices were msxml3 and msxml6. (Go Microsoft!). 3 and 6 are distributed with windows and maintained. 4...
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    I make Win 7 repair discs when I first got my...

    I make Win 7 repair discs when I first got my machine. Since then, lots of updates have come by. Would new repair discs reflect these updates?
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    Right click on the entry for the program and...

    Right click on the entry for the program and you'll see the ignore choice, as well as a way to get details such as where the program actually is.
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    Your description started with one of your admin...

    Your description started with one of your admin userid's being hacked by "brute force password cracking". What do you mean by this? Did they already have the hashed password file? Because no site...
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    I take you didn't read or understand "The KB...

    I take you didn't read or understand "The KB article on files in the wrong place did not apply"

    This posting was for a different reason for failure than the one well documented by microsoft that...
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    KB2686509 and KeyTweak

    Install of KB2686509 failed on one of my XP machines. (I know I was advised to hold off - but I didn't listen). The KB article on files in the wrong place did not apply. But I did have KeyTweak...
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    I was a bit surprised that the pagefile size was...

    I was a bit surprised that the pagefile size was an issue. Unlike RAM, there is no fallback if the pagefile is full and the OS needs space - it just crashes or starts killing stuff. So the only...
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    Update on my problem. I could see nothing...

    Update on my problem. I could see nothing suspicious going on. I installed online armor free. It's logs don't show anything unusual - even in log everything mode. For now, I'll just try to forget...
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    High CPU caused by Windows Firewall

    I'm suddenly seeing periodic (every 30 to 40 seconds) cpu usage peaks in svchost. I've traced it to the Windows Firewall - turn the firewall off and it stops. Web searches have not led to any...
  18. I've given different instructions to my...

    I've given different instructions to my non-computer savey wife. If she sees stuff she doesn't understand, hold the power button down till the machine turns off! There is no way she's going to...
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    I tried running msert.exe on a windows XP system....

    I tried running msert.exe on a windows XP system. It did a scan, but did not offer any of the other services, such as registry cleaning. Are those features not available in XP, or am I running the...
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    IMHO, it's crucial that you figure out how the...

    IMHO, it's crucial that you figure out how the two came up with different results. Short of a data entry fumble, the most likely cause is that one of them let you to enter something in the wrong...
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    thanks and sorry to loose you. believe it or...

    thanks and sorry to loose you.

    believe it or not - this is the first I've heard of your gizmo freeware site. My natural skepticism prevents me from finding you via google, since the site I find...
  22. When I installed 2010 professional, I chose to...

    When I installed 2010 professional, I chose to leave 2007 installed "just in case". What a mess!

    Both 2010 and 2007 seem to believe that they must be installed to run. Installing either...
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