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    Apart from checking for malware as Try3 suggests,...

    Apart from checking for malware as Try3 suggests, if you know for certain that no one else has had physical access to your machine it would be of help to detail exactly what the issue with "one...
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    First check that you haven't been logged in with...

    First check that you haven't been logged in with a temporary profile or that you didn't accidently reset Windows using the keep nothing option. Check the folders where you installed your programs,...
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    I also upgraded Win10 Home to Win10 Pro using a...

    I also upgraded Win10 Home to Win10 Pro using a Win7 Pro key, it took maybe 5 minutes (must just be an enablement package). The thing is I originally had two machines, one 7 home (a laptop) and one...
  4. Hmm, it seems you would probably at this point be...

    Hmm, it seems you would probably at this point be better off asking on one of the programming oriented sites if any one can help, Code Project and C# Corner jump to mind as a start, pretty sure a...
  5. May not be exactly what you want but couldn't you...

    May not be exactly what you want but couldn't you use virtual desktops and rename each for the Firefox window in each? Pretty sure you can change the order of the virtual desktops, maybe there is a...
  6. Thread: Secure Boot and TPM (what does it do to the system drive) by Pejole2165
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 21 Views 1,116

    Yeah beardless Linus is freaky. :-) Mainly...

    Yeah beardless Linus is freaky. :-)
    Mainly linked the vid for Tracey to show the bit about disks and TPM not needed to unlock drives moved to other machines, which is something they seemed concerned...
  7. Thread: Secure Boot and TPM (what does it do to the system drive) by Pejole2165
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 21 Views 1,116

    TraceyW, here is a simple explanation by Riley...

    TraceyW, here is a simple explanation by Riley from Linus Tech Tips as to what TPM and secure boot actually do, The Big Problem With Windows 11 - YouTube
  8. Thread: Secure Boot and TPM (what does it do to the system drive) by Pejole2165
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 21 Views 1,116

    The TPM may be used to create a key for Bitlocker...

    The TPM may be used to create a key for Bitlocker but it will be the same key you write down somewhere to enable you to unlock the drive to use, the TPM can be used to automatically unlock the drive...
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    The difference in start up time between a SATA...

    The difference in start up time between a SATA and an NVME drive is negligible at best. M.2 is a connection, you can use an SSD and/ or an NVME with M.2 (there are other types of M.2 connector with...
  10. Thread: Secure Boot and TPM (what does it do to the system drive) by Pejole2165
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 21 Views 1,116

    TPM is as you surmised a key generator/ storage...

    TPM is as you surmised a key generator/ storage device, it does not encrypt the system disk. I have updated Windows, the motherboard BIOS, upgraded Windows builds, clean installed Windows (booting...
  11. Thread: Secure Boot and TPM (what does it do to the system drive) by Pejole2165
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 21 Views 1,116

    Here is a surprisingly simple to follow...

    Here is a surprisingly simple to follow explanation, What is a TPM, and how do I find it and turn it on? | PCWorld
    As far as Windows 11 goes it seems at the moment both TPM and secure boot have to...
  12. Thread: Memory usage - 'mapped file'?? by Pejole2165
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
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    RAM will be taken from the far right as displayed...

    RAM will be taken from the far right as displayed by task manager first with each new process launched, as that amount of "free" RAM decreases Windows will start taking RAM from the next left...
  13. Thread: Memory usage - 'mapped file'?? by Pejole2165
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 15 Views 998

    When you copy files to for example an external...

    When you copy files to for example an external drive, move files around internal drives, load, use, quit apps..... Windows uses system RAM to cache operations, parcel out memory to apps that require...
  14. DirectX maintains backward compatibility with...

    DirectX maintains backward compatibility with previous versions, so version 12 can report as version 9 to a game/ app that requires version 9 functionality, for example.
    Some games/ apps will...
  15. Thread: Excessive Number of Processes by Pejole2165
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 4 Views 397

    You can use task manager, start up tab to disable...

    You can use task manager, start up tab to disable some items from starting at login, also use the Windows settings, privacy page, background apps to remove a lot of unnecessary items (of course each...
  16. Thread: Intel RST drivers for SSD - when to use? by Pejole2165
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
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    I have an Intel based system (non RAID),...

    I have an Intel based system (non RAID), originally came with Optane, since changed to an NVME (M.2, Intel 660p) and two 2.5" SSDs, I benchmarked my system with both the RST drivers and Windows...
  17. Thread: Clone HDD with Optane Memory enabled by Pejole2165
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 30 Views 1,939

    I am sorry to hear you have had such an awful...

    I am sorry to hear you have had such an awful time of it. Let's be clear, this is not an issue with Optane as such, the system when it works, works well with a spinning disk, doing what it was...
  18. Thread: Paint Pro Shop convert text by Pejole2165
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 6 Views 256

    Ok, good you got a result. Unfortunately PSP...

    Ok, good you got a result. Unfortunately PSP really went downhill when Corel bought it, I used it from version 1.0 up till version 7 and it was great, stopped using it and went to Gimp, Krita and...
  19. Thread: Question about boot order by Pejole2165
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 248

    This could just be the difference in the way...

    This could just be the difference in the way manufacturers implement their BIOS designs and terminology, you can test which disk you are booting from easily, just unplug power or data cable from the...
  20. Thread: Paint Pro Shop convert text by Pejole2165
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 6 Views 256

    The nearest I could find is here:...

    The nearest I could find is here:...
  21. Thread: Paint Pro Shop convert text by Pejole2165
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Assuming you want to be able to edit the shapes...

    Assuming you want to be able to edit the shapes you would need to save/ export as vector graphics I would imagine.
  22. Thread: Clone HDD with Optane Memory enabled by Pejole2165
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 30 Views 1,939

    Yes, by all means take things slow and careful,...

    Yes, by all means take things slow and careful, no point jumping in and creating a situation you can't resolve. Any advice I have given you is entirely dependent on the exact type of system you have,...
  23. Thread: Clone HDD with Optane Memory enabled by Pejole2165
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 30 Views 1,939

    Ok, well Optane stores its configuration and...

    Ok, well Optane stores its configuration and pairing data in an unallocated portion at the end of the system drive, this is not visible to most end user software (especially Windows based) as it is...
  24. Thread: Clone HDD with Optane Memory enabled by Pejole2165
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 30 Views 1,939

    Well you are doing the right thing by disabling...

    Well you are doing the right thing by disabling Optane, the less things to try to troubleshoot the better.
    Does DiskWizard have the option to create a system image rather than cloning? Does it allow...
  25. Thread: Windows 11 confusion by Pejole2165
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 25 Views 2,021

    Curiously the Win11 compatibility checker...

    Curiously the Win11 compatibility checker (although it says I'm good for 11) insists my PC is only 1 year old, yet I purchased it in September 2017. Pretty sure the age is determined from the BIOS...
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