What application is hogging my CPU?
Sometimes my PC will become so busy that I can't even bring up task manager to try and see what's hogging my CPU. Isn't there a way to use Performance Monitor and set a "trigger" for CPU usage to start a log file of some type to determine what application(s) are bogging down my PC? Ed ... 19 Dec 2009 21:26
Overcoming Security Prompt when running bat/cmd file?
When I create shortcuts and try to execute them they are always preceded with the Windows prompt asking for permission to run the selected script. I see this in Win XP Pro SP3 and Win XP Home SP3. I've searched quite a bit and come up with some ideas to eliminate this but so far none of them work. Can anyone ... 16 Dec 2009 16:49
Windows XP to Windows 7
Crow T Robot wrote: Can I use the Windows 7 Pro Upgrade to Windows XP? I have XP on one drive and wanted to install Windows 7 on a new drive will the upgrade version allow this as a new install? Or do I need the full version? Yes you can do a clean install using the upgrade version. Part of the install... 22 Dec 2009 00:36
Isaas.exe & other problems
I read where you can stop/disable some services on XP and make it run quicker. I stopped/disabled a few. Now I no longer have the copy to/move to facility available in my right click menu and I get an alert box with system blah blah isass.exe come up when I boot up. If I click OK on it while the system's rebooting,... 16 Dec 2009 01:30
Disabling Auto Arrange
I'm using XP Pro SP3. I want Auto Arrange globaly disabled unless I specifically enable it. I have a couple of folders that I use frequently and want an Icon View with the icons arranged in a certain position in the window. I have unchecked Auto Arrange and checked Align to Grid, but the folders intermittently r... 5 Dec 2009 19:32
[Rival] Gates and Microsoft Dodging Tax, Former Microsoft Employee Notices
squirltop wrote: ?n?hw??f wrote: *plonk* ... 3 Dec 2009 09:12
Techcrunch on Linux Fans
On Nov 29, 11:07 am, "chrisv" <chr...(a)nospam.invalid> wrote: "Dr.Hal0nf1r£$" the infantile mountain of fusty garbage and sleazy heap of gruesome parrot droppings http://www.parrot.org/ ????????? ... 28 Nov 2009 20:04
how stupid are you people at microshit?
On Thu, 26 Nov 2009 18:19:41 -0800, Todd <nobody(a)nowhere.com> wrote: I want all explorer windows sorted by type. I almost never do anything else. And when I'm viewing a folder in detail views, I don't need to see the type column, but I still want the folder sorted by type. But for some fucked up reason, if... 19 Dec 2009 13:47
Techcrunch on Linux Fans
I thought what I just saw on Techcrunch was rather apt, especially for this group. Not being a decent troll myself I didn't x-post it to COLA; but I have a feeling somebody might take care of that for me: - "Linux fan? I suppose once you've finished your daily six hours of masturbation, you can just fill up th... 6 Dec 2009 09:30
Problem with Windows Messenger
HarryGuy wrote: Windows XP. When I start-up my machine, Windows Messenger comes in and asks questions about signing-in, etc. How can I disable this program - please? Rename its directory... something like \messengerNOT ... 28 Nov 2009 13:25