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  1. Thread: Funny Picture Thread [9] by spapakons
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,109 Views 150,208

    She just has Joker's smile, she might be crazy,...

    She just has Joker's smile, she might be crazy, so what? A big smile helps promoting her job.
  2. Thread: Funny Picture Thread [9] by spapakons
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,109 Views 150,208

    Well "Fanis" (pronounced "funnies") is a male...

    Well "Fanis" (pronounced "funnies") is a male name in Greek, short for "Theofanis" (literally, God's appearance) and the respective female name is "Fani" (pronounced "fun-ee"). So in Greek, it could...
  3. Thread: Win10 drivers for Intel 915GM by spapakons
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 12 Views 7,839

    So it is a good idea to keep an old Windows 10...

    So it is a good idea to keep an old Windows 10 build ISO (pre-1803) handy. We should do a full disk backup (or clone to a spare disk) before trying to upgrade to any new build. If it works, we keep...
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    Solved I would restore all settings to default and then...

    I would restore all settings to default and then carefully change anything I want again before installing and testing Java
  5. Replies 5 Views 6,534

    Solved I think this setting can be accessed from...

    I think this setting can be accessed from "traditional" Control Panel, Internet Settings and then go to Security tab
  6. Thread: CanoScan LiDE 35 on Windows 10 x64 by spapakons
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 19 Views 45,553

    Hello! I recently upgraded my dad's computer...

    Hello!

    I recently upgraded my dad's computer from Pentium 4 "Prescott" (yes, that old) to a new s1151 Pentium CPU. It was running Windows 7 32-bit and I could try booting to the new PC and then...
  7. Thread: CanoScan LiDE 35 on Windows 10 x64 by spapakons
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 19 Views 45,553

    Beware when buying an MFP printer. Cheaper models...

    Beware when buying an MFP printer. Cheaper models tend to provide WIA drivers only. The medium priced models provide a much better TWAIN driver. I learned the hard way :(
  8. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 333 Views 214,036

    It seems the rumors might be true... I read in...

    It seems the rumors might be true... I read in another thread that Microsoft is deliberately dropping support for older hardware in newer Windows 10 builds. I also have an old Acer Extensa running...
  9. Thread: CanoScan LiDE 35 on Windows 10 x64 by spapakons
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 19 Views 45,553

    Yes, any manufacturer's driver is usually TWAIN....

    Yes, any manufacturer's driver is usually TWAIN. The exception is some new cheap scanners or MFP printers that only provide WIA.
  10. Thread: Clone HDD to SSD by spapakons
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 9 Views 7,466

    You can use YourUninstaller or IO-bit Uninstaller...

    You can use YourUninstaller or IO-bit Uninstaller or similar to completely remove all traces.
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    General rule: Avoid installing 64-bit on older...

    General rule: Avoid installing 64-bit on older machines, even if the CPU is 64-bit, unless you are 100% sure you can find 64-bit drivers for all devices. It is much safer to install 32-bit Windows so...
  12. Thread: Clone HDD to SSD by spapakons
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 9 Views 7,466

    I am not sure if this is legit, but you can...

    I am not sure if this is legit, but you can install the trial version of Acronis True Image and then from Tools create an Acronis Boot Rescue CD-ROM or USB Flash drive. Then you can use this Rescue...
  13. Thread: CanoScan LiDE 35 on Windows 10 x64 by spapakons
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 19 Views 45,553

    You probably know it already but most scanners...

    You probably know it already but most scanners provide two scanning interfaces to Windows, either their native scanning application (TWAIN) or Windows Image Acquisition (WIA). WIA is for basic...
  14. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 333 Views 214,036

    The issues could be due to drivers. You have to...

    The issues could be due to drivers. You have to disable all not-critical devices (see my earlier posts in this thread) and any startup application (including your Antivirus) before attempting to...
  15. Thread: CanoScan LiDE 35 on Windows 10 x64 by spapakons
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 19 Views 45,553

    For all other old scanners that do not have...

    For all other old scanners that do not have drivers for 10 and cannot install drivers for 8 or 7 or Vista, use the application VueScan found here: https://www.hamrick.com/
  16. Thread: Funny Picture Thread [9] by spapakons
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,109 Views 150,208

    Game accepted, you get a ticket anyway. Can you...

    Game accepted, you get a ticket anyway. Can you prove you had the proper parking note? Don't think so! I could also give you a fine for reckless driving (too many distracting stuff in front of the...
  17. Thread: Funny Picture Thread [9] by spapakons
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,109 Views 150,208

    Thankfully our brain mixes individual points...

    Thankfully our brain mixes individual points (pixels) into a continuous area of the same shade, or we would only see color dots on screen or on paper. The same process when scanning a printer image...
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    Apparently there is a newer version, see this"...

    Apparently there is a newer version, see this" https://www.amd.com/en/support/graphics/amd-radeon-hd/amd-radeon-hd-6000m-series/amd-radeon-hd-6470m

    I would try the Crimson driver first. If this...
  19. Thread: Can not complete Upgrade by spapakons
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 8 Views 847

    From experience... most motherboards DEL, Asrock...

    From experience... most motherboards DEL, Asrock DEL or F2, others F2, HP F10 etc. Some computers boot with a blank screen, complete most of the initialization (POST) and then show the logo or info...
  20. Replies 28 Views 11,017

    Yes, but the point is to use the compact version,...

    Yes, but the point is to use the compact version, not the full keyboard that covers half the screen. I also seen some other issue. I connected my notebook to my large TV using HDMI. The resolution is...
  21. Replies 18 Views 1,370

    I am not sure if the color profile (ICC) has...

    I am not sure if the color profile (ICC) has anything to do with the thumbnails. It must be some bug with the associated application producing the thumbnails. Since the image is CMYK and the...
  22. Thread: Funny Picture Thread [9] by spapakons
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,109 Views 150,208

    Unfortunately there are drivers that would do...

    Unfortunately there are drivers that would do that... They would just rinse the dirt off and not tell anyone.
  23. Replies 28 Views 11,017

    I just discovered that you can accent the Greek...

    I just discovered that you can accent the Greek vowel directly with the onscreen keyboard! With the physical keyboard you normally press the semicolon first ( ; ) and then the vowel to get the...
  24. Thread: Can not complete Upgrade by spapakons
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 8 Views 847

    Sometimes the mouse and keyboard work inside...

    Sometimes the mouse and keyboard work inside Windows but not in before loading Windows. This usually means that the USB legacy emulation is set to auto or disabled. Go in BIOS and change that to...
  25. Replies 14 Views 4,576

    Solved Since you have enough free space on another disk,...

    Since you have enough free space on another disk, use Acronis or Macrium or whatever utility to backup your Windows hard disk on a large file on the other disk. Then try to upgrade from Windows 7 to...
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