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  1.    17 Jun 2017 #770

    larc919 said: View Post
    Problem with old laptops like mine is they will speed up some with SSD, but the drive has to be plugged into an older and slower SATA version than it's designed for. And the amount of RAM the laptop will accept likely doesn't approach current levels. Mine has 4G installed and can't accommodate more than that.
    Unless you have a really fast pc and superfast SSD, you will barely be able to detect difference between SATA II and SATA III.
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       17 Jun 2017 #771

    Fafhrd said: View Post
    Updates/upgrades are slow, admittedly with these veteran systems, but in day-to day use, they are no slower with Windows 10 than the XP/Vista/Windows 7 they were designed for and originally had installed.

    Such is the improvement in Memory handling, and the minimal design methodology of modern Windows.
    I know, Fafhrd, but at the same time, we didn't know just how slow those systems were, since they were so much faster than their predecessors. :)

    Hmmm, on second thought, could I maybe upgrade the RAM to something faster? Probably not . . . but if I could . . .
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       17 Jun 2017 #772

    CountMike said: View Post
    Sorry for a bad joke but what did you drUg it with ?
    With Windows 10 Insider Build 16215. It didn't want anything lesser, it seems.
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       17 Jun 2017 #773

    cereberus said: View Post
    This while discusion is pointless. It varies according to local country customs, work practices etc. Hell, I have tinesheeted where people regard Sat/Sun as beginning of week, where end of week, and even Sun start, Sat end. The solution to whole issue is to allow user to select which day is start of week. No more to be discussed surely?
    I hope not, Cereberus! The discussion, in my not so humble opinion, has degraded to "looking down" on someone who doesn't share my/your/their views on when the week starts. It is, in fact, irrelevant, since every week has seven days. And that's a fact, Jack!
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       17 Jun 2017 #774

    martyfelker said: View Post
    Try installing 32GB of RAM and an SSD in your old clunker. It will run well on Windows 10. Or better don't do anything and install <gasp> Linux on your old machine.
    I'll have to look to see how much RAM the dv9700 has. I did put an SSD drive in it when I thought the original HDD might be bad.
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       17 Jun 2017 #775

    martyfelker said: View Post
    Try installing 32GB of RAM and an SSD in your old clunker. It will run well on Windows 10. Or better don't do anything and install <gasp> Linux on your old machine.
    No Linux, Marty! I've thought many times that I'd like to try Linux, but haven't gotten there yet.
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       17 Jun 2017 #776

    cereberus said: View Post
    Unless you have a really fast pc and superfast SSD, you will barely be able to detect difference between SATA II and SATA III.
    Agree. I have a Vista era hp laptop with 4Gb memory into which I placed two 512 Tb hard drives. It is the most reliable of my insider machines. It's a little slower than newer computers, but barely detectable.
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  8.    17 Jun 2017 #777

    I think you mean 512Gb
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  9.    17 Jun 2017 #778

    Can't access these 'classic' snappins anymore, either! (pita!)

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    I'm goin back to Windows 7!
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       17 Jun 2017 #779

    Edwin said: View Post
    Can't access these 'classic' snappins anymore, either! (pita!)

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    I'm goin back to Windows 7!
    Well, you can, but it's not pretty. 16215 in a VM.

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