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    ruirib; I went to the heidoc site per the link....

    ruirib;
    I went to the heidoc site per the link.
    When I downloaded the three file, the .wim files had extra extensions on the end and the 14-6453 exe file downloaded under the name of...
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    Thanks for that help, but unfortunately those...

    Thanks for that help, but unfortunately those download files dont seem to be available at present.
    Another question; are the COA sticker autehntication keys specific to one version only, or could...
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    How To Download Replacement Windows OS?

    Just for fun I bought a used basic rig online, with a wiped HDD.
    It includes a COA sticker for Vista HP on the case.
    Is it possible to download the complete OS from the Windows site, and...
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    So visual bee seems to be gone. Just did...

    So visual bee seems to be gone.
    Just did another malware bytes scan and now there is something new called FLVMPlayer, or something like that.
    Google shows it to be some sort of adware thing that...
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    Don't feel too bad. My Vista 32 bit rig usually...

    Don't feel too bad. My Vista 32 bit rig usually takes 3 to 4 minutes for a cold boot-up.
    Instead of shutting it down each day I usually just put it in sleep mode. Start up the next day is only about...
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    That sounds like a great deal for 70 bucks! Let...

    That sounds like a great deal for 70 bucks!
    Let us know how it works out.

    rstew
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    Looked around and found the Kingston memory at...

    Looked around and found the Kingston memory at Tigerdirect, got it ordered.
    Hopefully that will work.
    Thanks to all for the help and suggestions!

    rstew
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    UPDATE: Well I am finally making some progress...

    UPDATE:
    Well I am finally making some progress here.
    Got the warranty replacement new MoBo back late July, then we were away nearly a month.
    Tested the new board out yesterday, outside the case...
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    Thanks all for the great advice. This is a GREAT...

    Thanks all for the great advice. This is a GREAT site! :)
    I printed the list of processes runnning, then Googled the ones I could not easily recognize.
    I found several that were not applicable, and...
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    OK thanks for that link. I will try removing...

    OK thanks for that link.
    I will try removing visualbee and see how it goes.

    rstew
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    Thanks all. I will revisit the startup folder...

    Thanks all.
    I will revisit the startup folder and see what I can get rid of.
    No actual boot up or running problems, just interested in fine tuning

    rstew
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    What kind of Bug is This?

    The last couploe of times I have run Malwarebytes it has come up with the following threats.
    Each time I have selected and removed them, but it keeps coming back.
    When I go to the program data...
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    Cleaning Out Bloatware?

    When I open task manager it shows I have anywhere from 75 to 85 background services running; with an idle memory load of from 1.4 to 2.2 GB.
    I am sure that a lot of this is bloatware and useless...
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    "The system is quick and responsive. Bottom line...

    "The system is quick and responsive. Bottom line - no upgrade needed. Heck, she never even gets a low memory warning when she's doing a bunch of things all at once. My PC has a quad-core with more...
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    As a suggestion, if the GF's computer is still...

    As a suggestion, if the GF's computer is still running a duo core, you could get a huge increase in speed by simply swapping the CPU out in favour of a quad core. Something like a Q6600/6700 if it is...
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    UPDATE: I went to change my processor and made a...

    UPDATE:
    I went to change my processor and made a discovery.
    When i swapped in the Q6600 a few weeks back I installed the cooler heat sink 1/4 turn rotated from the way it needs to be.
    The result...
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    Ok thanks all for the great advice! I now just...

    Ok thanks all for the great advice!
    I now just have to get off top dead centre and get it done.
    Many thanks to this forum and all it's knowledgable members!

    rstew
  18. Well I now have SpeedFan running just about...

    Well I now have SpeedFan running just about exactly how I want it.
    All in all it is a great utility with lots of depth for the individual user to customize to his or her liking.
    I put a post...
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    Experiences using SpeedFan 4.47

    I have only been using this nifty utility for a couple of weeks, and I heartily recommend it to anyone seeking better fan speed control. I found the available online documentation to be a bit skimpy,...
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    Thanks for the snippng tool tip; that works...

    Thanks for the snippng tool tip; that works great.
    Alt-Prt Scrn does not seem to work at all. At least if it is saving the screen somewhere I sure don't know where it is.

    rstew
  21. Still playing around with SpeedFan and tweaking...

    Still playing around with SpeedFan and tweaking the speed control strategies.
    It is working pretty smoothly now and the irritating cycling of the fan up and down from about 80 to 100 percent is all...
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    Thanks all. I was able to find it in the...

    Thanks all.
    I was able to find it in the help/about area.
    Turns out it is all up to date and has been all along.
    When windows is installing updates it is not always clear exactly what is...
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    How Do You Grab a Window Screen Shot?

    What I mean by this is suppose you have a window open and you want a "picture" type record of it.
    I know there must be a way to do this, but I can't figure it out.
    Any help greatly appreciated.
    ...
  24. mngerhold; Thanks so much for that handy link;...

    mngerhold;
    Thanks so much for that handy link; lots of good info there.
    That helps a lot.
    Clint;
    It looks like the board I have does indeed support software fan control, as all seems to be...
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    Prescott; thanks for the link. Very good...

    Prescott; thanks for the link. Very good information there.

    Cheers,
    rstew
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