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  1. Thread: Monitor Specs Questions by vanp
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 11 Views 981

    Great info, Helmut, thanks. I may bother you...

    Great info, Helmut, thanks. I may bother you with some follow-up questions later when I have more time. Gotta go to work now. Thanks again.
  2. Thread: Monitor Specs Questions by vanp
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 11 Views 981

    bobkn, thanks again for your input. Thanks also...

    bobkn, thanks again for your input. Thanks also again to Faith and Helmut.
  3. Thread: Monitor Specs Questions by vanp
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 11 Views 981

    bobkn, thanks for responding. A few questions,...

    bobkn, thanks for responding. A few questions, comments, issues:

    Are you saying that a monitor that shows 1.07B colors is officially 10-bit even if it doesn't advertise itself as such?

    Would I...
  4. Thread: Monitor Specs Questions by vanp
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 11 Views 981

    Helmut, thanks for your response. Concerning...

    Helmut, thanks for your response.

    Concerning 14ms response time, as a practical matter, for just normal web stuff--not gaming, is this noticeable? It's slower than any other monitor's spec I've...
  5. Thread: Monitor Specs Questions by vanp
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 11 Views 981

    Thanks, Faith. Still accepting any other...

    Thanks, Faith.

    Still accepting any other comments.
  6. Thread: Monitor Specs Questions by vanp
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 11 Views 981

    Monitor Specs Questions

    I'm thinking of replacing a 1K monitor with 2K and would like whatever advice anybody can provide.

    1. Most manufacturers have their own "technology" like Crystalclear, SmartContrast, SmartImage,...
  7. Thread: Right-click Context Menu by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 3 Views 368

    Solved Thanks to both who answered. "Right (and left)...

    Thanks to both who answered.

    "Right (and left) click acts as a site or app developer wants. What you see is normal." This seems to explain what I'm seeing, so this is what I'm going with.
    ...
  8. Thread: Right-click Context Menu by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 3 Views 368

    Solved Right-click Context Menu

    I click on ads on some websites and gadgets to give revenue to the service provider. Generally, I want to right-click, then click on 'Open Link in New Tab'. More and more, right-clicking is acting...
  9. Thread: Where Do These Temp Files Come From? by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 20 Views 4,152

    Solved MeAndMyComputer, thanks for your (I guess) final...

    MeAndMyComputer, thanks for your (I guess) final comments. I guess we have a different definition of garbage. I also make a system image, once a week, along with the cleanup and software update...
  10. Thread: Where Do These Temp Files Come From? by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 20 Views 4,152

    Solved If there are over 500 of them as one respondent...

    If there are over 500 of them as one respondent noted, I wouldn't call that being "taken care of." And again, they're empty. MAKES NO SENSE. I don't want garbage on my computer, and this is a...
  11. Thread: Where Do These Temp Files Come From? by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 20 Views 4,152

    Solved Every week there are 'aria' files somewhere. I...

    Every week there are 'aria' files somewhere. I guess it's the folder we're talking about, but there aren't any there now so I'm not positive. Any way, I delete them every week with no trouble. ...
  12. Thread: Where Do These Temp Files Come From? by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 20 Views 4,152

    Solved KCR, thanks for responding. I looked, and...

    KCR, thanks for responding. I looked, and there's nothing like that in my user folder. I think it's safe to delete them. I don't want useless stuff on my machine, and 504 empty folders seems like...
  13. Thread: Where Do These Temp Files Come From? by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 20 Views 4,152

    Solved Bree, thanks for the added info.

    Bree, thanks for the added info.
  14. Thread: Where Do These Temp Files Come From? by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 20 Views 4,152

    Solved Thanks again, HeM. I searched the term you...

    Thanks again, HeM.

    I searched the term you mentioned. It's Greek to me. I'll probably just leave it alone and delete them once a week in my cleaning and update session.

    I'll leave this thread...
  15. Thread: Where Do These Temp Files Come From? by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 20 Views 4,152

    Solved Thanks, HeM. I went to Task Scheduler and saw...

    Thanks, HeM. I went to Task Scheduler and saw what you're talking about. While all those folders look like garbage to me, why does Windows create them? Is there any downside to disabling?
  16. Thread: Where Do These Temp Files Come From? by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 20 Views 4,152

    Solved Actually, no. I know the warning you're talking...

    Actually, no. I know the warning you're talking about. I deleted those with other stuff in the Temp folder and don't remember any specific permission being requested. Again, these just recently...
  17. Thread: Where Do These Temp Files Come From? by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 20 Views 4,152

    Solved Where Do These Temp Files Come From?

    Location: C>Windows>Temp

    I recently started seeing folders with names like tw-15c0-518-ac7fd8e in the above location. Apparently all the folders are empty. First there were a few dozen, and I...
  18. Thread: ESENT Messages in Event Viewer by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 1,949

    Solved I'll take a closer look at it, but I'll probably...

    I'll take a closer look at it, but I'll probably wind up restoring a system image. Thanks.

    - - - Updated - - -

    bro64, I took a closer look at the link you directed me to, but I don't have a...
  19. Thread: ESENT Messages in Event Viewer by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 1,949

    Solved bro67, I did search for this issue before posting...

    bro67, I did search for this issue before posting and found the item you linked. However, it's pretty old and not obviously relevant to my exact situation. Also, I posted here rather than MS...
  20. Thread: ESENT Messages in Event Viewer by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 1,949

    Solved ESENT Messages in Event Viewer

    A week ago I saw some ESENT messages in Event Viewer. I don't have a clue what this stuff is about so I gave up on it and hoped it wouldn't be a problem. Today there are more messages, and the...
  21. Thread: Turn Computer Off Or Leave It On by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 78 Views 5,233

    Solved I live in an apartment, not a house, so no...

    I live in an apartment, not a house, so no electrical work will be done.

    Barman58, I'll consider the timing considerations you mentioned.

    I appreciate all the input. Thanks.
  22. Thread: Turn Computer Off Or Leave It On by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 78 Views 5,233

    Solved I've made what turned out to be a preliminary...

    I've made what turned out to be a preliminary decision 2 or 3 times. Hopefully, this is the final decision, although I will leave myself an opening, discussed below.

    Since there's no consensus, I...
  23. Thread: Turn Computer Off Or Leave It On by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 78 Views 5,233

    Solved There is no on/off switch. It takes several...

    There is no on/off switch. It takes several minutes for the modem to come fully back to life. The previous one from a different ISP did the same thing.
  24. Thread: Turn Computer Off Or Leave It On by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 78 Views 5,233

    Solved Stitch194, my modem doesn't have an on/off...

    Stitch194, my modem doesn't have an on/off switch/button. I have to unplug the thing then plug it back in. That's more trouble than I want, plus it takes the modem longer to come back to life than...
  25. Thread: Turn Computer Off Or Leave It On by vanp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 78 Views 5,233

    Solved Based on my limited cranial capacity, this is...

    Based on my limited cranial capacity, this is where I am at this point.

    Considerations:
    1. Disk drive wear-and-tear on startup/shutdown (mostly startup, I guess);
    2. Overall wear-and-tear on the...
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