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  1. Thread: i7 to Xeon by AK6DN
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 10 Views 195

    FWIW I have always run XEON based systems vs...

    FWIW I have always run XEON based systems vs iCore based systems because the XEONs support ECC memory.
    I run my systems 24/7 and prefer not to deal with the unknown of a random memory error going...
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    I have always used a separate cable modem and...

    I have always used a separate cable modem and wireless router. Although I own both, my ISP (Xfinity/Comcast) has control of the firmware on the modem, and will download updates and reboot the device...
  3. Thread: Firefox... taming the beast ! by AK6DN
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 346 Views 81,170

    It is not just the Bookmarks menu, it is ALL the...

    It is not just the Bookmarks menu, it is ALL the drop down menus under the top windows menu bar. All use 2X the vertical space now.
  4. Thread: Firefox... taming the beast ! by AK6DN
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 346 Views 81,170

    And how come the EXACT same FF 91.0 64b release...

    And how come the EXACT same FF 91.0 64b release on my Windows 7 laptop does not have this issue of expanded menu spacing?

    It never has needed any of the tweaks to 'fix' the expanded menu spacing...
  5. Thread: Firefox... taming the beast ! by AK6DN
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 346 Views 81,170

    Really? I just upgraded to FF 91 from 90, where...

    Really? I just upgraded to FF 91 from 90, where the previous about:config 'proton' tweaks fixed the problem just fine.

    Now it appears I have to import a giant set of custom .css files to do the...
  6. Thread: Firefox... taming the beast ! by AK6DN
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 346 Views 81,170

    All the time. It is ALL the menus on the top...

    All the time. It is ALL the menus on the top line: File/Edit/View/History/Bookmarks/Tools/Help.

    Every one of them now has the weird expanded interline spacing, like double spaced versus single...
  7. Thread: Firefox... taming the beast ! by AK6DN
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 346 Views 81,170

    FFS all I want to do is go back to the simple...

    FFS all I want to do is go back to the simple condensed spacing bookmarks menu items.
    I don't want to import a giant set of Chome.css config files, who know what is in there. Not me.
    Is there no...
  8. Thread: Update to 21H1 vanished from WU by AK6DN
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 23 Views 3,945

    I'm currently on 20H2 19042.1052 and here is what...

    I'm currently on 20H2 19042.1052 and here is what I see ...
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  9. Thread: A fresh new Firefox redesign is here by AK6DN
    Forum: Windows 10 News
    Replies 85 Views 41,409

    Fixed it! Back to the old row height! Thanks!

    Fixed it! Back to the old row height! Thanks!
  10. Thread: A fresh new Firefox redesign is here by AK6DN
    Forum: Windows 10 News
    Replies 85 Views 41,409

    Hate that all the text in menus now takes up more...

    Hate that all the text in menus now takes up more vertical space. Menus that did not scroll now do.

    Any way to change row height of menus without changing the font size?
  11. Thread: New Firefox coming June 1 by AK6DN
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 20 Views 4,428

    This will be amusing. I see nothing wrong with...

    This will be amusing. I see nothing wrong with the current FirexFox user interface titlebar and menus:
    334395
    is what I currently see. Not bad at all.

    Just let us know what the about:config...
  12. Thread: UPS Battery Backup power quality by AK6DN
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 5 Views 864

    Sine wave power is important to certain types of...

    Sine wave power is important to certain types of loads, specifically those that are inductive. Like transformer based power supplies and motors. So if you want to run these types of devices on a UPS...
  13. Thread: Cloned windows 10 HDD wont boot on new material by AK6DN
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 27 Views 2,235

    What boot mode do you have on your old vs new...

    What boot mode do you have on your old vs new systems? If old is legacy and new system is UEFI it won't recognize the drive as bootable. Need to check your BIOS boot mode settings.
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    Does Access 2010 even run on Windows 10? I don't...

    Does Access 2010 even run on Windows 10? I don't know. That would be the first thing to find out.

    (option 1) If it does, I would make a complete backup image (via Macrium, my preference) of my...
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    Your motherboard CPU socket is a G2 BGA1224. Here...

    Your motherboard CPU socket is a G2 BGA1224. Here is a list of physically compatible processors. None are Xeon.
    Just because a CPU is physically compatible does not mean your BIOS is software...
  16. Thread: High motherboard temperatues? by AK6DN
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 14 Views 2,472

    Wood ignition temperature is 250'C to 300'C, not...

    Wood ignition temperature is 250'C to 300'C, not 120'C / 248'F. Think you got 'F and 'C confused.
  17. Thread: High motherboard temperatues? by AK6DN
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 14 Views 2,472

    YIKES! That is WAY TOO HIGH. Motherboard...

    YIKES! That is WAY TOO HIGH. Motherboard temperature should be at most 5-10'C above room ambient.

    Are your case fans operating? Are there case fans?

    If you open the case is it really that hot...
  18. Thread: How to backup & restore over Wifi by AK6DN
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 24 Views 6,429

    It is. You just have to build a rescue media...

    It is. You just have to build a rescue media boot/restore disk with the right software version. See this:

    Rescue Media Builder - How It Works - KnowledgeBase v7.2 - Macrium Reflect Knowledgebase -...
  19. Thread: Update to version 2004 is not working so good by AK6DN
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 58 Views 10,501

    Why do you care about upgrading to 2004 now? What...

    Why do you care about upgrading to 2004 now? What do you think you are going to get? I happily run 1909 with upgrade to 2004 deferred for 365 days.
  20. Thread: Am I forced to upgrade? by AK6DN
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 17 Views 2,053

    I went in to the Advanced Settings under Update...

    I went in to the Advanced Settings under Update and delayed feature updates for 365 days. Currently on 1909. See no benefit to upgrading to 2004.
  21. Thread: Hot to stop Windows feature updates? by AK6DN
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 9 Views 1,754

    So what if you still want to keep at 1909 when it...

    So what if you still want to keep at 1909 when it reaches end-of-support (hey, I'm still on Win7)?
    Anyway to disable it then, or will MicroSoft just stuff it down your throat anyway?
    I assume you...
  22. Thread: Unable to make back up with Macrium Reflect by AK6DN
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 14 Views 1,738

    Did you run a block level surface scan? Running...

    Did you run a block level surface scan? Running CHKDSK on the filesystem is will not find bad blocks in free space.
  23. Thread: Unable to make back up with Macrium Reflect by AK6DN
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 14 Views 1,738

    What media are you doing the backup to? A USB...

    What media are you doing the backup to? A USB attached disk drive, a USB memory stick, or what?
    Does the backup media test error free? Can you do a bad block scan on it to see if it is error free?...
  24. Replies 21 Views 1,545

    Install OpenShell (new name for ClassicShell)...

    Install OpenShell (new name for ClassicShell) from Open Shell 4.4.142 Download - TechSpot
    and you can make Win10 look and feel like you are using Win7.
  25. Thread: SSD Drive Questions--Life Expected Slowly going down by AK6DN
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 37 Views 6,559

    This is COMPLETELY NORMAL. As you use the drive...

    This is COMPLETELY NORMAL. As you use the drive the life expectancy will slowly decrease. Nothing to worry about.
    Just maintain a full backup, with Macrium Reflect, AOMEI, or other programs so you...
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