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Recent content by jgarland

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    Fast Startup - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

    The disadvantages are with Fast Shutdown enabled If you dual boot to another OS, like Win 7, then chkdsk will run at boot. As I understand it, this happens because Win 8 flags the drive as dirty on shutdown. I have experienced this first hand several times. And on one of those times chkdsk hosed...
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    Nero 12 Platinum issues viewing Blu-Ray

    good news from Nero. I've had good experience with them in the past also, was disappointed that 12 didn't work out for me. If you would, please post whether or not the update fixed your problems. I may want to look at them again for my other machines.
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    Nero 12 Platinum issues viewing Blu-Ray

    No solutions here but just wanted to let you know that I had major problems with Nero 12 Platinum. It would constantly freeze, and when it did work, it took literally 4 to 5 minutes for the Blu-ray disc to start playing. I deleted it from my system and got a refund. I purchased PowerDVD 12...
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    Samsung SSD Magician Software Version 3.2 error

    got the same error. Install it under windows 7 compatibility and all is well.
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    C'mon Guys -- Land of the Free and THIS B/S

    just buy TWO 16oz sodas and tell Bloomberg where he can shove it. :geek:
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    Solved Driver or harddisk error?

    I had the same problem when booting back to Windows 7 from 8. Check Disk would run every time. I stopped it from running thru info in this thread. http://www.eightforums.com/performance-maintenance/5482-windows-8-cp-check-disk-dual-boot.html