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    You've kind of answered your own question. When...

    You've kind of answered your own question. When you say "It seemed to be more disk access related" about the tediously slow system, you have eliminated memory shortage, CPU shortage, network...
  2. We'd need more detailed information to help. Can...

    We'd need more detailed information to help.
    Can you spell out the steps that you performed to set up the 7500 as a bridge?
    How do you have it wired up?
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    Don't run DIR from the run prompt. Run CMD from...

    Don't run DIR from the run prompt. Run CMD from the run prompt. That will open a new "Command Prompt" window in which you can run the DIR command.
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    Can you log in as Administrator and run things?

    Can you log in as Administrator and run things?
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    Procmon or Filemon from SysInternals will monitor...

    Procmon or Filemon from SysInternals will monitor the folder creation and log the corresponding process.
  6. Try this. ...

    Try this. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-desktop/new-text-document-shortcut-missing-from-the-right/022309a6-cd08-41df-8e55-95e83397ae73.
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    I'm confused by the original post. "931 GB...

    I'm confused by the original post. "931 GB available" doesn't tell how much is being consumed by the Recycle Bin.
  8. In Control Panel, Network Connections,...

    In Control Panel, Network Connections, right-click Local Area Connection and choose Properties.
    Select TCP/IP and click the Properties button.
    Click the Advanced button.
    Click the Options tab....
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    Desktop.ini files can be found in lots of...

    Desktop.ini files can be found in lots of folders...not just your desktop folder. They tell Explorer how to display the folder and its contents. As with any .INI file, the default application is...
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    That's a new one! I would try MKDIR from within a...

    That's a new one! I would try MKDIR from within a CMD window. That will either show or eliminate permission problems. If it works, it's also a lousy workaround.
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    Is it a sound card or the built-in sound on the...

    Is it a sound card or the built-in sound on the motherboard?
    Either way, I doubt you can revive it. Your easiest fix is to install a new sound card.
    If it is the built-in sound on your motherboard,...
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    Welcome to the lounge. When you say that the...

    Welcome to the lounge.

    When you say that the time resets to 2008, it makes me think that your CMOS battery is dead.
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    I would try resetting your libraries to the...

    I would try resetting your libraries to the default.
    Also try opening a CMD prompt and navigating to C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Documents. Then type dir /al. If Family is a junction point you can trace...
  14. Maybe your taskbar settings are keeping them from...

    Maybe your taskbar settings are keeping them from displaying. Can you see them in the "hidden items"? If your taskbar is locked, it might only be able to display the first thing to load. Unlocking...
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    Some files are probably "in use" and cannot be...

    Some files are probably "in use" and cannot be backed up. If your imaging software has the capability to create/restore images off-line (from a boot disk), try that.
  16. I'm going to leave out a lot of details, but...

    I'm going to leave out a lot of details, but philosophically, here is what I would do.
    1. Configure XP for a static IP address and settings instead of using DHCP.
    2. Step 1 will allow you to...
  17. Can you tell us more about this network? If your...

    Can you tell us more about this network?
    If your ISP is cable TV, neighbor(s) can slow you down.
    If your devices are all wirelessly connected, your router is essentially a hub. Even intranet...
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    My 64 bit Win 7 has a single entry in EAP. Path ...

    My 64 bit Win 7 has a single entry in EAP.
    Path REG_EXPAND_SZ %SystemRoot%\System32\rasppp.dll
  19. [Intel® Core™ i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz, 8 RAM, AMD...

    [Intel® Core™ i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz, 8 RAM, AMD Radeon HD 6700]
    It would help to know just how you upgraded from 32 bit to 64 and from 4GB to 8GB RAM.
    For example, if you added two RAM sticks, try...
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    I have a Compaq desktop that does the same...

    I have a Compaq desktop that does the same thing...when it's cold. After letting it sit at the splash screen for a while, the disk warms up and will start. When it's warm, it will either restart or...
  21. Thread: Twin HD.

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    You can make this convenient by snipping the...

    You can make this convenient by snipping the power wire to the PATA drive and wiring in a toggle switch. Then, drill a hole in your case and mount the switch. Toggle the drive on when you need it and...
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    Do you have any mapped drives or networked...

    Do you have any mapped drives or networked printers configured? If so, try eliminating them to see if it helps.
    Does it boot up more quickly in Safe mode? If so, then maybe something in your startup...
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    +1 for the "sticky". Let me add temperature to...

    +1 for the "sticky". Let me add temperature to this. Cold aggravates the stickiness. It also hardens the rubber belt mentioned by Dr. Who. You might be able to get the drive to work by storing the PC...
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    I think the operative word here is "empty"....

    I think the operative word here is "empty". Personally, I would not go through this much effort to remove empty folders.
    But, I have a wife who would, so I understand.
    If you couldn't get Puppy...
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    Some 2008 "stick time" would probably help but...

    Some 2008 "stick time" would probably help but you should be able to dive right into 2012.
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