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  1. Thread: memory stick won't accept video by LMiller7
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 21 Views 815

    FAT32 was released in 1996. In 2022 a 4GB isn't...

    FAT32 was released in 1996. In 2022 a 4GB isn't particularly large but in 1996 it was huge. Many people didn't have hard drives that large. File systems and operating systems have compromises based...
  2. Thread: Laptops with no Windows by LMiller7
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 37 Views 1,988

    If a big company wants to buy a large number of...

    If a big company wants to buy a large number of computers thay can get pretty much anything they want. Your choice of OS, no OS, custom case, your own brand name, and more. Just as long as you are...
  3. Replies 7 Views 332

    I don't think you are likely to see this in...

    I don't think you are likely to see this in Explorer. This isn't difficult to implement and Microsoft developers are well aware of how to do it. But there are some potentially serious issues,...
  4. Replies 5 Views 538

    The DLL has not changed. A DLL cannot be changed...

    The DLL has not changed. A DLL cannot be changed by editing a few bytes. That would take essentially a rewrite.

    The issue is with the exe64bitdetector which is itself a 32 bit program. This has...
  5. Replies 5 Views 538

    Exactly what did you do and what leads you to...

    Exactly what did you do and what leads you to believe that the 64 bit DLL changed to 32 bit. What you describe is impossible. Windows is a complex OS and it is easy to misunderstand what you see....
  6. Replies 7 Views 630

    There is no shortcut. A 64 bit DLL cannot be used...

    There is no shortcut. A 64 bit DLL cannot be used in a 32 bit OS. To use such a DLL it must first be converted. I would be very surprised to hear that there was software that could do this....
  7. Replies 7 Views 630

    Malok is correct. Converting a 64 bit DLL to 32...

    Malok is correct.
    Converting a 64 bit DLL to 32 bit would not be any simpler. In fact, depending on what the DLL does, it could be far more difficult. I have not heard of any software that can do...
  8. Replies 13 Views 855

    The "Temporary Internet Files" folder isn't just...

    The "Temporary Internet Files" folder isn't just used by Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer will be retired but many applications use some of it's components and I don't expect they will be removed...
  9. Thread: Group Policy Editor UI bug? by LMiller7
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 11 Views 1,540

    The Group Policy editor should NOT show the...

    The Group Policy editor should NOT show the registry settings. That is not it's purpose.

    The original purpose of the Group policy was to control multiple computers in a domain. In this case the...
  10. Thread: Group Policy Editor UI bug? by LMiller7
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 11 Views 1,540

    The purpose of the Group Policy is not an...

    The purpose of the Group Policy is not an alternate view of the registry. It was never intended to do that and it is not what it does. Group Policy controls what settings can be made in the registry....
  11. Thread: Group Policy Editor UI bug? by LMiller7
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 11 Views 1,540

    What you are seeing is normal and as designed. ...

    What you are seeing is normal and as designed.

    Group Policy was first introduced in Windows 2000 and grew out of System Policy in NT4 and Windows 98. It is most useful in a large network. It...
  12. Replies 21 Views 2,682

    This is the "Full row select" option in the...

    This is the "Full row select" option in the Listview control. This is a developer, not a user option. There are many such options provided for the developer and very few of them are available to the...
  13. Thread: extending partition, dynamic disk warning by LMiller7
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 12 Views 2,214

    If only it were that simple. Technically there...

    If only it were that simple.

    Technically there is no reason why Microsoft could not provide with Windows software like Disk Manager that would rival the very best commercial software. They...
  14. Thread: How big pagefile do I need by LMiller7
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 50 Views 4,546

    It sounds wrong because it is. If you are...

    It sounds wrong because it is.

    If you are having a problem with the commit charge hitting the limit, as the OP is having, then disabling the pagefile will make the problem worse, not better. If...
  15. Thread: How big pagefile do I need by LMiller7
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 50 Views 4,546

    Expanding a file does not require writing any...

    Expanding a file does not require writing any data to the file itself. Only the metadata of the file will be updated and that requires little writing. When this is done the data in the expanded part...
  16. Thread: How big pagefile do I need by LMiller7
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 50 Views 4,546

    The bottom line regarding pagefile size is that...

    The bottom line regarding pagefile size is that it must be large enough to accommodate the commit charge. The commit limit is pagefile size + RAM size - a small overhead, usually only a few MB....
  17. Thread: Quistion Regarding Microsoft Visual C++ by LMiller7
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 8 Views 1,490

    These files are runtime support files installed...

    These files are runtime support files installed and required by many applications. They can be shared by multiple applications thus saving disk space. There are other advantages as well.

    In theory...
  18. Replies 6 Views 1,007

    Applications use multiple processes for a variety...

    Applications use multiple processes for a variety of reasons, some of which can be quite technical. Browsers generally use them for stability. If the browser only had one process and there was a...
  19. Replies 2 Views 659

    It has always been like this. And for good...

    It has always been like this. And for good reason. As is often the case things are more complex than they may seem.

    The disk space consumed by a folder is not a property of the folder but must be...
  20. Thread: CTRL ALT DEL? Is it really needed on stand-alone machine? by LMiller7
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 10 Views 1,559

    Clearly CTRL ALT DEL isn't needed on a standalone...

    Clearly CTRL ALT DEL isn't needed on a standalone home computer. If it was Microsoft would not have provided any other option. Going back as far as XP another option has been available and is the...
  21. Replies 16 Views 1,952

    Adding memory does not require any manual...

    Adding memory does not require any manual settings to use it efficiently. Windows manages memory dynamically according to availability and need and it does this far better than even an expert could....
  22. Thread: File "Settings.dat" by LMiller7
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 7 Views 1,039

    Never assume that a file of zero bytes is of no...

    Never assume that a file of zero bytes is of no importance and thus safe to delete. In some cases the mere existence of the file is what is important, not it's contents. This isn't common but it is...
  23. Thread: Windows 10 Ultimate Performance mode by LMiller7
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 5 Views 1,200

    I expect to fully take advantage of Ultimate...

    I expect to fully take advantage of Ultimate Performance Mode you would need to be running a CPU bound application using multiple cores at full CPU frequency, and be able to maintain that for...
  24. Replies 2 Views 555

    An application developer has the option of...

    An application developer has the option of locking specific block of memory so they cannot be paged out. This is a developer, not a user option. An admin level user can choose which accounts are...
  25. Thread: Windows 10 - Memory Leaks by LMiller7
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 6 Views 940

    Post a screenshot of Task Manager - Performance...

    Post a screenshot of Task Manager - Performance tab showing memory info. This is critical information.
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