Defrag - Driver Store, Touch Tips, Defragging HDD
- Posted: Nov 16, 2011 at 11:19AM
- 7 comments
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Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comments for problems, but the email address will let us contact you if needed.
[00:10] - KB for hanging shutdown via MagicAndre1981 [link]
[01:23] - Taz.0 suggestion for closing internal drive. [link]
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[09:52] - Windows booting up slowly. [link] [link]
[11:00] - How to make sure time on a PC is accurate as possible.
[BTW: Gov didn't have the setting he was looking for because he's on a domain joined machine. In this configuration the DC sets the time on the PC.]
[15:26] - Reddit post on how to bypass router throttling, if possible. [link]
[17:33] - Snipping tool hands for several seconds before capturing.
[20:20] - How to get thumbnails of .PSD files in Explorer. [link] [Free option: This one does not work for me on Windows 7 Ultimate but I'd be interested if any of you got it to work.]
[22:14] - Advice on changing registry settings.
[24:15] - Where do you store drivers so automatic searching finds them? [link]
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[27:24] - How to make your Win7 touch laptop a little more touch friendly. [link]
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[31:45] - How to make PowerShell start in a specific folder.
[32:48] - How to password protect a specific application in Windows. [link]
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[39:08] - How to find out which version of Windows is on a PC, possibly by product key.
[40:00] - Do you really need to defrag your PC? [link]
[44:00] - Pick of the week Nyko Zoom. [link]