AwkwardSwine

Lives in United States Seattle, WA, United States
Joined on Jul 31, 2007

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  • I didn't read every possible reply in this conversation but it occurs to me that this might be software related. Many of these external disks ship with software that does full disk encryption.  If ...
  • You need to share the BSOD error code.  The easiest way is to hit Start and type "Reliability History" and it will show you every update and error.  Copy paste the detailed error message from the ...
  • Yes, I've been building PC's since the 1980's. It's really not difficult at all. If you can install HDD's and such you can easily put your own system together from scratch. There are plenty of ...
  • Ok, I think it works now: https://secure.newegg.com/Wishlist/SharedWishlistDetail?ID=1izsRgIn2fI%3d&&cm_mmc=snc-email-_-sr-_-wishlist-1izsRgIn2fI%3d-_-05/13/2018
  • I build a new 7820x based system last November. Just for fun I decided to reconfigure this build on current Newegg pricing. It's about the same as I paid with some changes in prices here and ...
  • Run the "Feedback Hub" app and report the problem to Microsoft!  That is the best way to put the problem on their radar.
  • It's very likely that this emulator took two hits that knocked it out: 1) Many of these tools are using a Hypervisor / Virtualization solution that is poorly engineered and use undocumented and ...
  • You can maybe push the memory use higher doing things like HDR or Pano merge, but 16GB is generally plenty for PS and LR.  You won't see much benefit from 32GB.
  • Hi Piczilla, I looked up this PC model and it seems to be about 7 years old running a 2nd gen I5 CPU. If the BIOS is really incompatible then Microsoft should do one or two things: 1) Block the ...
  • Your profile was very likely affected, that is why you are missing profile settings.  (User specific registry like your application licenses, etc) See if there is a Windows.Old folder that ...
  • I'm curious what computing platform you plan on moving to: Apple iOS and MacOS:  Getting the same Spectre & Meltdown patches and updates are NON-Optional.  Even more strict and Window10. Android: ...
  • Due to some glitch, your user profile was misplaced and you landed in a new, blank profile. Your old profile data is likely still available. Here is a MS Answers thread with a likely simple solution: ...
  • The mitigate the Spectre bug the CPU needs some new capabilities or commands that were not built in when the chips were manufactured.  Most modern CPU's can be "patched" with what is called ...
  • I have used both of these computers pretty extensively on photo expeditions while using Lightroom Classic CC. They are both really nice systems that are capable of handling a heavy workload of ...
  • Quick Tip:  You can turn this feature on and run it in AUDIT mode for a while where it does not enforce anything, but logs which apps touch which folders.  You can view this info in the EventLog.  ...
  • I decided to upgrade to a PCIe SSD for the system drive so I just reinstalled Win10 to get a fresh start rather than the imaging/restore hassle.  I don't have a huge number of apps to reinstall, ...
  • TL;DR: Intel is the way to go. If you want to buy our build a new PC for photography work, I strongly suggest you read several of the excellent articles and practical benchmarks that Puget Systems ...
  • Maybe you got my returned refurb!  I had this same issue with a refurb D500.  I eventually noticed that the focus screen (above the mirror) was out of alignment and askew.  No amount of diopter ...
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