The WinXP Power Toys includes a synchronization "toy" that I
been wanting to try….
Fred: In hopes of preventing frustration on the part of other
subscribers I want to share this story.
I’ve been a subscriber for many years, and have sent quite a few friends and
fiends in your direction.
Fred: After years of "do nothing" tweaks, I finally found
one that is truly remarkable. It is
http://www.xp-smoker.com/. It is not free but the downloaded version
appears to work indefinitely. The key to its success appears to be the IRQ8
Priority. According to the author the HAL ultimately funnels all its
requests through IRQ8. Raising this priority made a remarkable difference
for my Compaq XP. Thanks as always. You are the man. —Paul DeLeeuw
Hi Fred, I’ve been a Plus subscriber for some time and
learn something new from each newsletter.
The company I work for uses CD-Rs as a portable drive. In that
they format the disk so it can be written to and "erased" by a CD Burner (I
guess you understood what I meant). They have been using the same disks for
several years with yearly changes being put on the disk and then the disk being
filed until the next year. Lately there have been some strange things happening
where all the data on the disk is lost. Someone thought that maybe using the
disks are rewriteables is the problem. My question is, can a CD-R be used as a
CD-RW? Or once a document is saved to the disk is it actually there for ever?
Even if the directory shows it has been deleted? Thanks in advance for your
Fred, I’m a many-years subscriber to your Plus Edition newsletter. You, and
Fred, love your newsletter! This’ll only take a second of
Fred, A solution to your reader’s need to back up files from
his damaged 98 system
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