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Forum: General XP issues or comments January 5th 21, 04:48 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.comp.microsoft.windows,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Posted By Auric__
End of year survey for how much storage you typically use for your Windows program files & program data

Paul wrote:

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1742287617300270
[snip]
https://www.cs1.tf.fau.de/research/archive/ext4-file-recovery/

# source code

...
Forum: General XP issues or comments January 2nd 21, 08:35 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.comp.microsoft.windows,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Posted By Auric__
End of year survey for how much storage you typically use for your Windows program files & program data

Paul wrote:

There is TestDisk, if a partition got deleted (partition entry
removed from partition table).

No, it's more than that. I've had to use testdisk in the past, and I wish it
was that...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 31st 20, 10:55 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.comp.microsoft.windows,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Posted By Auric__
End of year survey for how much storage you typically use for your Windows program files & program data

Arlen Holder wrote:

End of year survey for how much storage you typically use
for your Windows installed program files & program data

Happy New Year!

Windows 10 1909, clean install 2...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum June 13th 20, 12:18 AM Posted to alt.msdos.batch,alt.comp.freeware,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 41
Views: 86
Posted By Auric__
Found this speaking time vbs batch script today & figured I'd ask for advice on how it works and how Windows gadgets work

nospam wrote:

In article , Mayayana
wrote:

Note that my email autodeletes
webmail like gmail and hotmail.

that's rather extreme...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum July 1st 18, 08:25 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Auric__
Xfer a program

joe wrote:

I bought a new Win 10 PC. Is there any way I can transfer a program
(Microsoft Streets) that I currently run on my old Win 10 PC? I
cannot locate the original install disc, nor...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum June 23rd 18, 06:13 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 26
Views: 1,266
Posted By Auric__
Photos at start of Win 10

Ken wrote:

I know this is not very important, but it is a curiosity. When Windows
10 starts a photo is shown before the desktop appears. These photos
change frequently. Some of the photos...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 11th 18, 05:38 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 67
Views: 1,395
Posted By Auric__
Microsoft hints at playing hardball to push Win10

Mayayana wrote:

https://betanews.com/2018/06/11/microsoft-to-stop-participating-in-some-
support-forums/

No help from Microsoft staff in any help
forums except Win10, the very latest MS...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 10th 18, 07:33 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Auric__
windwos 7 question

Bill Cunningham wrote:

I have just started using win7 ultimate. I like the cions set at medium.
Can I do this once and set every folder that way? I get tired of doing it
going into every...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 2nd 18, 10:39 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 27
Views: 744
Posted By Auric__
Fast Light Weight Browser

freenewser wrote:

Suggestions please.

Need for Win XP Pro and Win 7 Pro

FireFox keeps stealing 50% of my CPU !!!

What about Vivaldi ? Others ?
Forum: Windows 7 Forum May 30th 18, 04:28 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Auric__
Why does XTGold use so much CPU? (W7-32) [Now file managers and quotes]

J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

In message , Auric__
writes:
J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

In message...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum May 30th 18, 08:25 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Auric__
Why does Xtgold use so much CPU? (W7-32)

J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

In message ,
Auric__ writes:
[]
my quotes file; its limit of just under 64k...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum May 29th 18, 08:10 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Auric__
Why does Xtgold use so much CPU? (W7-32)

J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

Old hands may remember the old file manager utility from DOS days - gave
a graphical (though in character mode) tree representation of the
filesystem, as well as a...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum May 27th 18, 04:02 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By Auric__
Windows 7 Repair

ken1943 wrote:

On Sat, 26 May 2018 22:38:59 -0000 (UTC), "Auric__"
wrote:
[snip]
Google "windows 7 repair" for some relevant info.

It is not as easy as XP was...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum May 26th 18, 11:38 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By Auric__
Windows 7 Repair

swalker wrote:

I recall that when you insert a WIN7 CD into the CD drive of a machine
that already has Win 7 installed that you have the option of either a
clean install or a repair.

My...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum May 17th 18, 08:36 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 61
Views: 1,419
Posted By Auric__
OT: Scripts - can anyone here understand what this one might 'do'?

David B. wrote:

I also enquired he

https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/229944-is-there-a-better-place-to-a
sk-my-question/

You really should pick a single forum to ask a question in....
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum May 16th 18, 11:01 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 98
Views: 2,763
Posted By Auric__
USB thumb drives.

Peter Jason wrote:

Do these thumb drives last forever

*Nothing* lasts forever, especially not computer peripherals.

--
This is probably a bad time to bring this up,
but I don't actually like...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum May 16th 18, 04:15 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 61
Views: 1,419
Posted By Auric__
OT: Scripts - can anyone here understand what this one might 'do'?

David B. wrote:

On 15/05/2018 17:26, Auric__ wrote:
David B. wrote:
[snip]
Personally, I would leave this script where you found it, as-is. It
doesn't do anything bothersome, and for all...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum May 15th 18, 05:26 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 61
Views: 1,419
Posted By Auric__
OT: Scripts - can anyone here understand what this one might 'do'?

David B. wrote:

Scripts - can anyone here understand what this one might 'do'?

I've asked the question he-

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/677410/scripts-can-anyone-here-
...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum May 13th 18, 06:57 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By Auric__
Hourly Chime?

Neil Turkenkopf wrote:

[Win 10 Home, Ver 1803, Build 17134.48, 16 GB RAM, all patched, etc......]

I'm wondering if anyone knows a program or utility (that's included with
Win 10) which will...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum April 26th 18, 08:01 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 25
Views: 585
Posted By Auric__
"Microsoft is making another Windows variant: Windows 10 Lean"

Lynn McGuire wrote:

"Microsoft is making another Windows variant: Windows 10 Lean"

http://www.osnews.com/story/30288/Microsoft_is_making_another_Windows_var
iant_Windows_10_Lean

"Windows...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum April 8th 18, 10:48 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 38
Views: 928
Posted By Auric__
can't edit hosts file?

Char Jackson wrote:

On Fri, 6 Apr 2018 05:00:06 -0000 (UTC), "Auric__"
wrote:

Char Jackson wrote:
[snip]
I'm not sure why Bob mentioned uppercase.

In...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum April 7th 18, 07:25 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 25
Views: 630
Posted By Auric__
New applications do install but won't run

Fokke Nauta wrote:

Recently I moved from W7 pro 64b to W10 pro 64b. A fresh install on a
newly formatted SSD. It runs OK but as from yesterday there is something
wrong. I am able to install a...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum April 7th 18, 07:23 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By Auric__
Screensaver won't cancel

Jim S wrote:

I haven't used my photos screensaver for some time. I have set it up and it
works fine BUT does not cancel with mouse-move or escape.
Google replies suggested solutions and I...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum April 6th 18, 06:00 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 38
Views: 928
Posted By Auric__
can't edit hosts file?

Char Jackson wrote:

On Fri, 6 Apr 2018 03:25:29 -0000 (UTC), "Auric__"
wrote:

Bob_S wrote:

Are you sure you have enabled hidden files and that you have...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum April 6th 18, 04:25 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 38
Views: 928
Posted By Auric__
can't edit hosts file?

Bob_S wrote:

Are you sure you have enabled hidden files and that you have the correct
HOSTS file (uppercase and no extension).

As a general rule, Windows isn't case-sensitive. It shouldn't...
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