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Storage Spaces: What Happens With Drive Fails? by (PeteCresswell)
Suppose I set up a Storage Space with a dozen drives and dual redundancy (i.e. up to 2 drives can fail concurrently without data being lost). Now let's say...
March 6th 13 03:17 PM
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MS Surface: Power Off/On Options? by (PeteCresswell)
I'm currently using a 10" Android tablet for media consumption, but a Surface tablet would support some software that I prefer for that consumption. When I...
October 21st 13 10:13 PM
by Paul Go to last post
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Windows 8: How Many Concurrent Windows/Monitors? by (PeteCresswell)
I just read Kieth's post under "PS Windows 8.1" and came away with the impression that, out of the box, Windows 8 only allows two concurrent windows to be...
January 23rd 14 08:02 AM
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Multiple Monitors On Surface Pro? by (PeteCresswell)
I've got to take a second person laptop shopping on Wednesday. For this one, cost is not a consideration, small size is, and I can imagine them going for a...
January 20th 14 08:41 PM
by Paul Go to last post
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Ripping A DVD On Surface Pro? by (PeteCresswell)
Has anybody done DVD ripping on a Surface Pro or like-powered machine? Using an external drive, of course... I'm wondering how long it would take compared to...
January 26th 14 12:25 AM
by Gene E. Bloch[_5_] Go to last post
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Small Laptops With "Big" Screens? by (PeteCresswell)
I'm shopping for a laptop. A nice-to-have would be minimal physical size with a high-rez screen so I can hang a large monitor on it for extended use yet carry...
January 26th 14 02:59 PM
by SC Tom[_3_] Go to last post
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ZenBook: Who Is Sitting On "D:" ? by (PeteCresswell)
Finally bit the bullet and bought a ZenBook. Windows 8 isn't quite as traumatic as I was expecting - especially with the addition of Start8. I re-partitioned...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
January 28th 14 08:15 PM
by Gene E. Bloch[_5_] Go to last post
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Asus Laptop: Keeps Losing Touch Screen? by (PeteCresswell)
Zenbook. Last week or so, the "Touch" feature of the screen has stopped working maybe 5 times already. The workaround is Control Panel | Troubleshooting |...
April 21st 14 02:06 PM
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Chrome Alternatives? by (PeteCresswell)
I've had it with the maddening "App Shelf" that Google has pushed down to Windows users. No relief in sight for Desktop users so far as I can see. My problem...
September 3rd 14 10:14 PM
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Regedit.exe: "The Service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion" ??? by (PeteCresswell)
C:\Windows\Regedit.exe.... Right-click, choose "Run As Administrator"... and it throws "The Service did not respond to the start or control request in a...
September 1st 14 11:47 PM
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Fully (?) Functional by (PeteCresswell)
"TW700": Sixty bucks at Micro Center.... impulse buy... couldn't pass it up. Surprisingly functional... Only a gig of RAM, but Windows 8 runs and it takes a...
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January 17th 15 11:50 PM
by Keith Nuttle Go to last post
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OT? Installing Prey on TW700? by (PeteCresswell)
"Prey" being a tracking/recovery application for Windows, Android, and maybe some other OS devices: https://preyproject.com/ I've got Prey running on my...
January 28th 15 11:53 PM
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Yet Another Unasked-For Windows Update ? by (PeteCresswell)
This time it's the 7" Windows tablet I bought a couple weeks ago. Definitely, 100%-surly, absolutely-for-certain had Windows Update turned off... as in *OFF!*...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
February 7th 15 09:51 PM
by Bob F[_2_] Go to last post
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Chrome Window Spontaneously Resizes? by (PeteCresswell)
On my 8.0 touch screen ZenBook, the Google Chrome window spontaneously resizes to a rather small window. Sometimes I will open it and see it resize, other...
February 27th 15 01:40 PM
by Ed Cryer Go to last post
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How To Determine If More RAM Will Help? by (PeteCresswell)
Asus Zenbook - came with only 4 gigs. Sooner or later, I will have to crack the case to replace the battery and I am thinking maybe that would be the time to...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
March 7th 15 10:05 PM
by Ken Blake, MVP[_4_] Go to last post
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Searchable/Accessible List of Files Across Multiple Folders? by (PeteCresswell)
Is there a way to bring up a single Explorer window showing everything cross multiple folders in a single list - i.e. the same sort of list as if I opened one...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
March 15th 15 08:41 PM
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'Wake on Lid Open': Not available? by (PeteCresswell)
It's enabled in BIOS. And I am pretty sure I saw it briefly in Control Panel | Power Options, but I cannot find it. As us ZenBook, 8.1. ?? -- Pete...
March 29th 15 08:28 AM
by Ron Go to last post
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Best tablets 2015 by (PeteCresswell)
Per Paul: Did the Windows 8 device have a rotating hard drive, versus Flash file system for the Android ? That makes a difference when it comes...
April 2nd 15 02:48 PM
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Is It Practical To Avoid Windows 10 On A New Laptop Purchase? by (PeteCresswell)
Somebody is asking me to help them select a Windows laptop. It's really the blind leading the blind, but I cannot convince them of that. My gut says to avoid...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
August 12th 15 10:07 AM
by . . .winston Go to last post
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Storage Spaces: Dual Redunancy? by (PeteCresswell)
I am trying to read https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh831739(v=ws.11).aspx Under "Resilient storage", I see "Mirror. Writes data in a stripe...
October 27th 16 07:47 PM
by Jonas Klein Go to last post
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