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Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum July 17th 18, 03:45 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 6
Views: 61
The new Domain ( .date)?

Peter Jason wrote:
I'm getting heaps of junk mail with sender
addresses with the .DATE domain extension.

Is it safe to assign this to the junk folder? Or
do other types of sites use this...
Forum: General XP issues or comments July 13th 18, 08:18 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 6
Views: 66
A backup-and-restore program which can be pre-configured / acceptscommand-line arguments ?

R.Wieser wrote:
Hello All,

Question #1:

I've been looking for a while for a backup-and-restore program, but I have a
specific requirement: I would like to be able to start a backup, but...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 7th 18, 09:26 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 14
Views: 103
Hiberfil.sys needed?

Dan wrote:
Hello.

I have 16GB RAM in my desktop. Do I need this file Hiberfil.sys?

I do not put my computer into standby.

It is not normally needed on a desktop.
At a command prompt,...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 7th 18, 01:52 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 149
Views: 580
C:\ Full

freface wrote:
Win 7 Pro. All updates.

C:\ is full.
Deleted obvious stuff but only got 200MB freed.
Googled and got confused.

Please a little spoon feeding would help me.

WinSxS...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 6th 18, 12:20 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 48
Views: 272
Buying Windows 7

Paul wrote:
Paul in Houston TX wrote:
Ed Cryer wrote:
I'm fed up with Windows 10 on a machine I bought.
I want Win7! I want Win7!

This site offers Win7 Pro for 13.99 GBP.
...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 5th 18, 11:23 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 48
Views: 272
Buying Windows 7

Ed Cryer wrote:
I'm fed up with Windows 10 on a machine I bought.
I want Win7! I want Win7!

This site offers Win7 Pro for 13.99 GBP.
https://goo.gl/rBddg4

Has anybody bought this? Or...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 4th 18, 03:11 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 7
Views: 73
Clone SATA SSD to HDD then back to SATA SSD, etc.

Paul wrote:
Paul in Houston TX wrote:
Ok, same basic question as previous one about NVMe Pcie ssd to hdd and back
except this drive is a basic SSD for one of the company laptops.

Can I...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 4th 18, 03:09 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 7
Views: 73
Clone SATA SSD to HDD then back to SATA SSD, etc.

GlowingBlueMist wrote:
On 7/3/2018 5:44 PM, Paul in Houston TX wrote:
Ok, same basic question as previous one about NVMe Pcie ssd to hdd and back
except this drive is a basic SSD for one of...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 3rd 18, 11:44 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 7
Views: 73
Clone SATA SSD to HDD then back to SATA SSD, etc.

Ok, same basic question as previous one about NVMe Pcie ssd to hdd and back
except this drive is a basic SSD for one of the company laptops.

Can I clone the HDD to SATA SSD, then swap drives and...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 3rd 18, 11:33 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 10
Views: 91
Lock desktop icons

swalker wrote:
I must be brain dead or something. I could swear that at one time I
could right click on the desktop and choose to lock the icons in
place.

No more if I ever could.

Now...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 3rd 18, 06:33 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 17
Views: 153
O/T: Win7 m.2 2280 clone to hdd.

Char Jackson wrote:
On Mon, 02 Jul 2018 22:59:24 -0500, Char Jackson
wrote:

On second and third read, I admit I don't know which direction he wants
to go. The first part...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 3rd 18, 06:11 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 17
Views: 153
O/T: Win7 m.2 2280 clone to hdd.

Char Jackson wrote:
On Mon, 02 Jul 2018 23:20:46 -0400, Paul wrote:

Paul in Houston TX wrote:
I am thinking of getting one M.2 2280 for the gamer machine.
It...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 3rd 18, 03:59 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 17
Views: 153
O/T: Win7 m.2 2280 clone to hdd.

I am thinking of getting one M.2 2280 for the gamer machine.
It has (2) M.2 plugs on the MB (sata/2280).
It currently has (2) hdds that are clones of each other and
both are bootable.

There is a lot...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum June 21st 18, 03:48 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Braiding electrical wiring

Peter Jason wrote:
Like this....
https://bagntell.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/four_string_braided-strap.jpg
... with a view to use thinner hookup wire to
power HDDs, instead of using...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum June 15th 18, 07:50 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 101
Views: 406
Disposing of a hard drive.

Bill Ward wrote:
Most hard drives seem quite indestructible. What is the best method of disposal ? I do
live on the coast with some 500ft high cliffs nearby.
Bill.

Take the magnet out. Those...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 11th 18, 07:26 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 6
Views: 102
windwos 7 question

Bill Cunningham wrote:
Paul in Houston TX wrote in
:



BTW, I bet you would like Classic Shell for Win 7:
...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 10th 18, 07:44 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 6
Views: 102
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: General XP issues or comments June 2nd 18, 10:33 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 7
Views: 89
Light Weight Fast Browser

freenewer wrote:
Suggestions please.

Need for Win XP Pro and Win 7 Pro

FireFox keeps stealing 50% of my CPU !!!

What about Vivaldi ? Others ?

Want to get away from Mozilla.
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 2nd 18, 05:55 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 11
Views: 101
Hard disk continuously working

Fokke Nauta wrote:
Hi all,

Here on holiday we use a 9 year old laptop (Sony VIA VGN-FW51JF) with W7 pro 64b running.
For years going on there is something weird with it. After being switched...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum May 27th 18, 09:03 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 29
Views: 151
Speed of USB sticks

Scott wrote:
On Sun, 27 May 2018 12:21:32 -0500, Paul in Houston TX
wrote:

If it helps, the faster one is a Kingston Data Traveler 16GB. The
slower one is a...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum May 27th 18, 06:21 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 29
Views: 151
Speed of USB sticks

Scott wrote:
On Sun, 27 May 2018 11:21:46 -0500, VanguardLH wrote:

Scott wrote:

Two different USB sticks, both 16GB and both formatted NTFS. One
writes about three or...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum May 22nd 18, 09:54 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 8
Views: 101
Avast Secure Browser: Do you feel comfortable using it?

s|b wrote:
On Tue, 22 May 2018 14:41:37 -0500, Paul in Houston TX wrote:

Never heard of it but I would be wary of it based on the amount of Avast spam
that the scanner version sends out on...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum May 22nd 18, 08:41 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 8
Views: 101
Avast Secure Browser: Do you feel comfortable using it?

(PeteCresswell) wrote:
I have read a couple reviews and am still not clear on whether it would be a
step up from Chrome for me.

Never heard of it but I would be wary of it based on the amount of...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum May 20th 18, 07:09 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 6
Views: 101
Hosed computer?

Alek wrote:
My niece dropped her Acer laptop in my, uh, lap and it's a mess.
She can log in and it brings her to her desktop.
Pressing WinKey bring up a window that says
DriverSupport.exe -...
Forum: General XP issues or comments May 20th 18, 07:40 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 5
Views: 161
OT - texting from a PC via email?

Bill in Co wrote:
I'm confused about something. I don't have any native texting capabilities
with my basic cell phone (and no cell phone data plan), but I want to try
sending a text message to...
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