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About JohnMirror

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    XP Pro x64
  1. how to deactivate Office Help completely?

    I'm using 2007 for the moment but I'm thinking of switching to 2010 in the near future (perhaps after SP1 RTM is out)...
  2. Hi. I mean that when I press F1 (or click in the right upper corner on '?') to do/show nothing (instead of Help content or a window saying to insert the MS Office DVD). Thank you for any suggestion. Later edit: It would help also if somene will show me how to remove help files...
  3. who is accessing HDD and why

    Ok, Task Manager
  4. who is accessing HDD and why

    Thank you. Ok, but what should I look for? Faster read, faster write or something else..? 2 screenshots:
  5. who is accessing HDD and why

    I use Windows 7 x86 for quite some time. I noticed one thing: sometimes is just starting to access the HDD for minutes, slowing down other disk operations. It's not a virus. It's not a hardware problem. I deactivated Restore, Superfetch, Indexing, Windows defender (the scheduled scan) and Scheduled defragmentation. I installed clean, without other programs. Still no change... On the same computer I have another partition with Windows XP x86. Each primary partition is hidden when the computer is booting from the other one. In Windows XP I don't have this problem, even with installed programs. I saw it happening on other computers too. In Vista is worst... Does anybody has an idea which service/process from Windows 7 is doing this, why and how to stop it (safely)...?
  6. how to change cache size on drives (HDD, USB key...)?

    Yes, you're right And thank you. Later edit: I tested the programs and I don't see how to set the cache min/max values for every drive. NtCacheSetter sets min and max value but not for each drive. Anyway I tried some values but I didn't see a change in what Task Manager reports. SetSystemFileCacheSize is not for Windows XP. FileCacheTest is for testing.
  7. how to change cache size on drives (HDD, USB key...)?

    Thank you But I wanna know also how to change the size of the buffer, no just enabling/disabling it.. And could someone change the word "buufer" from the topic's title into "buffer"? I can't change anymore... Thank you.
  8. Hi. I wanna change the buffer size of the drives on my computer. For example I wanna increase it for a HDD or USB key, or to set it 0 for a ramdrive... Is it possible? And if it is, how...? Thank you for any help. Best regards, John
  9. Seems to work... Thank you.
  10. Thank you but I dont need a tutorial about that, I already know how to do it. The problem is not that I don't know how to use rt7lite's interface but the fact that these registry settings can't be added automatically because Windows 7 x64 doesn't allow that. I asked for a solution, preferebly with Rt7Lite; but if there isn't a solution with Rt7Lite I would accept a solution without.
  11. Hi. I have Windows 7 x64 SP1. I used rt7lite to make some changes in Windows 7 DVD. Among them is this one (changing Windows update settings): Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\ Auto Update] "ElevateNonAdmins"=dword:00000000 "AUOptions"=dword:00000002 "IncludeRecommendedUpdates"=dword:00000000 It is taken from this topic: Is working fine on x86 but not on x64, if I try to add the reg file or add them with reg.exe; if I change the registry manually it works. I used Unattended section >> RunOnce: REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update" /f /v "ElevateNonAdmins" /t REG_DWORD /d "0x00000000" REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update" /f /v "AUOptions" /t REG_DWORD /d "0x00000002" REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update" /f /v "IncludeRecommendedUpdates" /t REG_DWORD /d "0x00000000" I think the problem is that these settings are written only in x86 registers, not in both x86 and x64. How can I solve this...? Thank you in advance for any help. Best regards, John
  12. If you meant "forum" is kinda dead. I haven't seen the author on forum since last year. Plus Cosmin3 asked the same question there and didn't get a good answer. If you meant "topic", it's right here as sticky so I don't think it's a big deal if I asked in the same "neighborhood". But ok, I will ask there... Thanks anyway.
  13. Ok, I understand, but how do I integrate that reg file into Windows 7 DVD so it would change Windows Update settings..? Preferably using Rt7lite...
  14. Thank you. I tried installing in VirtualBox. The Windows Update settings were unchanged (still default). But when I started regedit I noticed that HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node is visible. If I try importing your reg file it goes into the node and does change Windows Update settings. If I manually change outside the node then it changes settings. So the question is: how do I "convince" regedit.exe and reg.exe to add/modify/delete registry entries (automatically) outside the node and not in it...?