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    I'd install or ask someone to install it on their...

    I'd install or ask someone to install it on their PC and copy over the verified working missing file afterwards.

    You did get the install from their home page and not somewhere else?

    Best eBook...
  2. Thread: Program For Finding Duplicate Names by Badfinger
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 6 Views 214

    Try this too, I use to find files, but can delete...

    Try this too, I use to find files, but can delete within it's results TOO.

    See settings for selecting ONLY drives you wish to search, very flexible free tool.

    If you use glarysoft's suite, it's...
  3. Thread: explorer.exe constantly using my secondary HDD by Badfinger
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 5 Views 308

    Since you had one, I'd run malwarebyte's...

    Since you had one, I'd run malwarebyte's anti-malware and see what that finds to deal with....

    I run multiple things to catch viruses and other sneaky crap, and use pro-active browsers with A/V...
  4. Thread: HP Desktop is a lot slower than usual... by Badfinger
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 129 Views 7,012

    I am an exception then, I buy what I need, I just...

    I am an exception then, I buy what I need, I just didn't stumble onto this all. :cool:

    6G DDR3 is a gimped system, ON WINDOWS 10.... specifically... that doesn't mean useless.

    OFC the RAM...
  5. Thread: explorer.exe constantly using my secondary HDD by Badfinger
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 5 Views 308

    See if you have indexing turned on, it's used to...

    See if you have indexing turned on, it's used to speed up searches, but it's a resource piggy.

    Check the properties of a hard drive in explorer by right clicking it under THIS PC, then properties,...
  6. Thread: HP Desktop is a lot slower than usual... by Badfinger
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 129 Views 7,012

    Megahertz, HELLO, but you have a reasonable...

    Megahertz, HELLO, but you have a reasonable i5-6600K CPU!

    Shared graphics, ugh..... the bane of performance.

    You have 8 gigs, it's OK, but at 16 you can dump the pagefile completely, unless...
  7. Thread: Application doesnt use 100% of GPU is this normal? by Badfinger
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 3 Views 423

    Looked at Laptop specs, no exp on these dual...

    Looked at Laptop specs, no exp on these dual video ones, that could be an issue, I know it's been a pain in the neck for many, and I wouldn't buy one now.

    CPU and GPU are ordinary class, but ONE...
  8. Thread: HP Desktop is a lot slower than usual... by Badfinger
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 129 Views 7,012

    Jesse, are your system spec accurate? Both are...

    Jesse, are your system spec accurate? Both are low end CPUs, LOW....

    Slow hardware will show Windows "issues" more often and there are a lot of possibilities on performance going south.

    6 gigs...
  9. Thread: DISM.exe cannot restore health (open handle?) by Badfinger
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 11 Views 938

    Solved Hello, in your case I would try uninstalling .Net...

    Hello, in your case I would try uninstalling .Net frameworks, if possible.

    Here's one find on doing it:

    How to remove and reinstall the Microsoft .NET Framework | AutoCAD | Autodesk Knowledge...
  10. Thread: DirectX 12 how to Enable by Badfinger
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 5 Views 678

    OP, what video card or GPU does your system have?...

    OP, what video card or GPU does your system have?

    Click under: Display adapters in Device Manager to locate this info, or run CPU-Z, Sysinfo, or perhaps Speccy, all freeware.

    Direct-X details...
  11. Solved Smells like Windows 10 driver issues yeah, I...

    Smells like Windows 10 driver issues yeah, I looked it up, that monitor, it is from 2008, get a new one, a 19"? WHOA!

    11 year old monitor..... 4 year old OS, yeah driver problems likely!

    I...
  12. Thread: Potential GPU problems by Badfinger
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 13 Views 1,347

    I'd replace thermal paste between your actual...

    I'd replace thermal paste between your actual video card GPU and whatever it's heatsink/fan is ASAP!

    Could be some PSU degradation over time, you don't much leeway with a 500W PSU.

    You have...
  13. Thread: See All dhmi options by Badfinger
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 4 Views 283

    What is this mysterious DHMI!?! All options...

    What is this mysterious DHMI!?!

    All options for High Definition Multimedia Interface?

    What are you trying to do?

    Windows key + P isn't ALL OPTIONS: HDMI can deliver video and audio if...
  14. What troubleshooting have you already done? ...

    What troubleshooting have you already done? [always include this]

    Swapped out the HDMI cable?

    Anything done to the system right before this started? (like new video driver? CMOS/BIOS...
  15. What specific Solid State Drive is it? That...

    What specific Solid State Drive is it?

    That looks to be the issue, defective maybe or:

    A cheap SSD might not be better than 7200 sata drives, never owned one, but that is what I have heard...
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    Solved I am going with Classic Shell, I still wonder...

    I am going with Classic Shell, I still wonder what's up with the Start Menu and already made anything I really need access to available without it, a fun exercise.

    Microsoft didn't want the button...
  17. Thread: Access to new SSD denied by Badfinger
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 5 Views 2,016

    SSD didn't come formatted? ODD I think, I'm...

    SSD didn't come formatted? ODD I think, I'm suspecting DOA drive electronics.
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    Solved Ridiculously random death of start and search buttons on taskbar

    Final straw, just booted up and logged in and it's DOA immediately, didn't work once.

    I have followed advice already on here and other places, and none of it works.

    I'm thinking 3rd party app,...
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    I can pile on that it's a HD corruption issue, I...

    I can pile on that it's a HD corruption issue, I had a pen drive recently checked out, I was using as a permanently attached one out of sight for critical backups, in any case I looked at it, one...
  20. Thread: Upgraded motherboard, much slower boot time by Badfinger
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 8 Views 1,163

    I did a fresh main SSD wipe and drop of Windows...

    I did a fresh main SSD wipe and drop of Windows 10 via newest image download off the internet on another computer.
    I have Windows 7 Ultimate Retail and had done the free update, I know now that M$...
  21. Thread: Sluggish windows after gaming by Badfinger
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 5 Views 625

    I suspect some buggy Windows 10 video card...

    I suspect some buggy Windows 10 video card driver, I am having some wacky performance in Windows 10 now too after new hardware and a fresh install.
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    2 gigs of RAM is way too little in 2017 with any...

    2 gigs of RAM is way too little in 2017 with any Windows after XP.

    Another tip if you have to go the hard drive as RAM route, remove ALL of them first by setting to No page file on any drive,...
  23. Thread: Performance Monitor by Badfinger
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 12 Views 3,821

    8 gigs of RAM is the minimum for Windows I would...

    8 gigs of RAM is the minimum for Windows I would recommend now, that assumes using 64-bit version which any CPU in that last dozen years is likely fine with.

    I am ofc using 16. 8^)
  24. Thread: Upgraded motherboard, much slower boot time by Badfinger
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 8 Views 1,163

    I'm having weird SATA performance on a new...

    I'm having weird SATA performance on a new mobo/CPU/RAM as well (all the right types, it's a Ryzen 7/1700, good mobo (Gigabyte AB350 Gaming and not bottom end DDR4 Corsair RAM), and the optimizing...
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    Performance & Maintenance I was under the impression that a SSD is a bad...

    I was under the impression that a SSD is a bad idea for the pagefile because of all the writes involved.

    Mine own method is a small min/max same size pagefile on a regular HD, mainly now for...
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