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    Thanks; The Quadro is will be. May be a...

    Thanks; The Quadro is will be.

    May be a stupid question but as the new card will need drivers, etc, what is the best way to remove all the links to the existing hardware drivers?
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    Sorry to hark on but I don't understand what I am...

    Sorry to hark on but I don't understand what I am looking at!!! Just found this

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/324728292599?hash=item4b9b5084f7:g:JvoAAOSwUjFg~q9t

    1 gb RAM but is it better or ...
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    As it is an old computer that I recently upgraded...

    As it is an old computer that I recently upgraded with W7 and 8 gb RAM, and it is working well, I don't plan to spend a lot of money on it. The above recommendation fro JDC2000 says it should be OK....
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    Thanks for the thoughts. The NVidia is not a lot...

    Thanks for the thoughts. The NVidia is not a lot of money so may be a reasonable gamble. Any improvement will be an improvement.

    Don't think the PSU is an issue (but what do I know?) The...
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    Thanks for the links; that has kinda clarified...

    Thanks for the links; that has kinda clarified the difference.

    I have a Dell Dimension 9200 now running W7 with 8gb Ram and quad core processor and currently a Radeon X1300/1550 GPU. From...
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    Thanks for the DirectX explanation. Seems like...

    Thanks for the DirectX explanation. Seems like an updated GPU may (or may not) resolve the issue but could alos improve things generally. Which opens a GPU can of worms as I have no idea what all...
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    Programs not starting

    What ho one and all,

    W7 64 bit, 8 gb RAM and a quad core processor and a Raedon X1300/1550 gpu all in an old Dell that was bought in the days when XP was the default os.

    Want to try my hand...
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    Thank for the links. Will have a look after...

    Thank for the links. Will have a look after SWMBO has told me that the garden tasks have successfully been completed!
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    Yep. Done everything suggested, but no luck. ...

    Yep. Done everything suggested, but no luck. For both accounts, "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer". is unchecked.

    Permission from netplwiz only give me the third...
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    Much appreciate the advice and suggests and sorry...

    Much appreciate the advice and suggests and sorry to be a PIA, but.........

    These are the accounts, and as you can see, they both say Administrator.

    15526

    But when I attempt to change the...
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    Log on and admin

    What one and all,

    Again, some more W8.1 questions!!! Appreciate the advice as I frequently cannot find an answer on Dr. Google.

    1. HP all in one, have removed most of the bloatware and want...
  12. Thread: Optomising HDD

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    Thanks; I will keep it for the time as my wife...

    Thanks; I will keep it for the time as my wife will never see it and she will certainly not be short of space.
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    Thanks. i ahve been Googling because my W7...

    Thanks. i ahve been Googling because my W7 install on an old Dell, does not have UEFI; I see now that I musth have it.

    As for the Win recovery partition, I really don't understand this. As it...
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    Optomising HDD

    What ho one and all,

    This W8.1 computer is an HP All In One job and comes with too many bells and whistles software, many of which I have removed.

    I have never been happy with the factory...
  15. Thread: Log in?

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    There are two accounts, Admin and Momiji/Admin. ...

    There are two accounts, Admin and Momiji/Admin. Don't know what the different is and loath to delete the Momiji one, but as I do the maintenance, I do want admin privileges.

    But when I was trying...
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    Things are never easy!! Have managed to boot...

    Things are never easy!!

    Have managed to boot the computer and then netplwiz to turn off log-in password, but ......

    On the next reboot, MS decided to install a load of c**p; Please wait while...
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    To be honest, I don't recall what the user name...

    To be honest, I don't recall what the user name would have been as I check the boxes so as not to use one. But the computer on various boots and rebooting during program installation, has booted...
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    Log in?

    What ho one and all,

    Some time ago, a neighbour, in upgrading, very kindly gave us his all-in-one HP with W8.1 on board.

    I have been setting it up for my wife to use, Japanese language,...
  19. Thread: System Restore

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    Can't say the issue has been resolved but as i...

    Can't say the issue has been resolved but as i don't have the KB that is mentioned, and rearm commands did not work, I re-entered the license key and all appears normal (for the time being!)
    ...
  20. Thread: System Restore

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    Installed a program and made an RP with...

    Installed a program and made an RP with SysRestoreManage first. Didn;t like the program, uninstalled with Revo and did a System Restore with the manager, Came up with the same message that the...
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    Thanks for the link. I will bookmark it and/or...

    Thanks for the link. I will bookmark it and/or save the bat file. Found a reference file options so although no files are hidden, I re-checked the boxes and again, deleted the icon cache. Rebooted...
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    Lost Desktop Icons

    What ho one and all,

    And so the next, new 'problem.'

    On my desktop, three icons have vanished, displaying the default 'nothing' as per the attached image. I have deleted the iconcache.db file...
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    Thanks for your reply. Run from Windows. I...

    Thanks for your reply. Run from Windows.

    I only installed the SR program because I want simple access to create and restore; had that with XP but W7 hides the shortcuts. Not actually running...
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    System Restore

    What ho one and all,

    I never had a problem with System Restore under XP. It did what it says on the box.

    But under W7, it seems to be a challenge. Using the default W7 menus, creating and...
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    My m.o is to have the computer on, then turn on...

    My m.o is to have the computer on, then turn on the scanner. It takes some time to initialize and there is a occasional known power issue that usually resolves itself after a couple of re-starts. ...
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