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Recent content by Andrew124C41

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    UEFI/Secure Boot or not to UEFI/SB, that is the question..

    Yes, I know that secure boot has nothing to do with the speed of boot up. However, I heard, and don't know that it is true, that if one uses the compatability setting rather than the UFEI setting, that it is not as fast. I have ceretainly had my share of malware and use both Malwarebytes and...
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    UEFI/Secure Boot or not to UEFI/SB, that is the question..

    I am in the process of doing a number of clean installs. I am trying to make a decision as to whether or not to utilize the UEFI and Secure Boot modes which are available on the MBs. It seems from an initial attempt, that I cannot simply use UEFI/GPT without turning on Secure Boot...that is...
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    New Builds: Duel Boot, ? Secure Boot

    I just found this (should I post elsewhere? : How to add custom folders in This PC in Windows 8.1 or remove the defaults With Windows 8.1, Microsoft has introduced a set of folders inside the This PC folder (Windows 8 had the Folders category hidden). These folders are: Desktop Documents...
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    New Builds: Duel Boot, ? Secure Boot

    App? Everyone may laugh...I have not run a "modern app." I have programs. I remember when an old girlfriend back in the 90s first mentioned "cloud," and that one day software would be cloud based. Well here we are, Office 360 and Adobe...finally figure out a subsription was a way to beat the...
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    New Builds: Duel Boot, ? Secure Boot

    Moving User Folder With App Data In my present windows 7 computers, I used a small program to change environmental variables (I think) by making changes to the registry. This moved the Users folder along with App Data to either a second partition or drive. The purpose was not for saving space...
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    New Builds: Duel Boot, ? Secure Boot

    user folder audit mode.. yes, I understand the use of the location function. However, what I wanted to do is use the audit function at os instilation to move the entire folder this way...but how to do with two OSs...
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    New Builds: Duel Boot, ? Secure Boot

    However, I want to move the user folder to the data drive. That is done as I understand using the Audit Mode during instillation. I would think the data drive would need two partitions...that is can two OSs share the same user folder?
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    New Builds: Duel Boot, ? Secure Boot

    There is one thing I forgot to ask. During the initial instillation of 7 or 8.1, I will be using audit mode to move the user folder to the HD. So, I have an SSD, my primary drive that will contain my main OS. I assume this will be C: There is the second drive containing the secondary OS...will...
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    New Builds: Duel Boot, ? Secure Boot

    Thanks. Makes sense. Will do. You know, I have tried to read as much as possible about secure boot because I thought the extra security might be worth it. However, how many people do you know have gotten infected by a root it...none for me. So, you are probably right. Secure boot just...
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    New Builds: Duel Boot, ? Secure Boot

    I have two Asus M5A97 R 2.0 LE and one Asus M5A97 R 2.0 MBs. I want to do the following: Duel booth them in the following manner. The main OS will be on an SSD. The trial (Win 10) will be on a second HD (not SSD.) In addition, I want to use a third HD for data and do this on a clean...
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    New Setup. SSD, SATA 3 for OS and HD, SATA 2 for data

    I am setting up a new system with the following: M5A97 LE 2.0 Asus MB AMD 4130 processor Sandisk SSD 120 for OS 1 TB WD SATA 2 NVIDIA 210 Graphic System is for general use. NOT GAMING Will I lose much by using a SATA 2 HD rather than a SATA 3? My thinking is that it should not make much...
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    Setting up Multiple Windows Environments, with secure boot

    My wife seems to have problems with her computer despite all my best efforts using Norton, Super Anti-Spyware, Malware Bytes, and Open DNS. I am building new computers for all of us using two Asus M597A LE R 2.0 and one non LE, as well as a newer DDR4 board with I7 processor...(board and...