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comment Is there a way to hide Chrome from Windows Notification Area Icons?
Chromes own help shows that as the way to do it, so it is likely they did not support having that setting in the program itself, at least when they wrote this. support.google.com/chrome/answer/3220216?hl=en
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comment Is there a way to hide Chrome from Windows Notification Area Icons?
in windows you can hide any of the notification icons, from any program. Right click over the space between the icons there and the clock. Select "Customize Notification Icons" you can also get there from the control pannel Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Notification Area Icons
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comment CPU usage is 100% because of svchost.exe windows 7
@Shepherd Those should be easy to stop, with admin powers . In fact those 2 will not effect booting unless you are somehow oddly dependant on a net , so they can be disabled, without booting issues. (reboot would be required after disable, to complete)
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comment CPU usage is 100% because of svchost.exe windows 7
Many of those services could indeed be termporarily stopped, in the services section >%windir%\system32\services.msc Call me lasy but it would be fairly fast to observe CPU use, and stop (temporarily) some of them discluding the event logger (sens) which can cause high cpu use by stopping it, or it not working properly. Most of them would cry about it if they were doing something important at the time, and it indeed could stop a program from doing something, and it would not finish properly. So while it could cause a problem, I would do it anyway. (Stop is not to suggest disable).
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comment Windows 8.1 x64 installation without PrefetchW Support?
If it is an option superuser.com/questions/831394/… looking at the web the 3 items PrefetchW & LAHF/SAHF & CMPXCHG16B effects the 64bit OS versions. From what i can tell so far, the 32bit OSes do not have that problem.
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comment Missing Partition With Recovery Files
The disk wizard uses tricks on the first few disk block things to accomplish the goal you desired, when you wipe or repair the area change the partition table, that change is lost The trick used to create the partitions/tables in that method no longer there. The data that would be on specific sectors of the drive are not lost yet. IF you had a BackUp of all the data, I would suggest your recreate the original scenario using the software that did that trick, but it is unknown if in the change and any formatting would start actually wiping data.
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comment How to access the BIOS in a damaged Sony SVE151C11M
In this question (already) you did not identify the original problem, how it got like that, or what kind of damages it has, so far it is not much more than a duplicate of the one linked. We can not see what your sitting in front of , or all the things you have seen or done. So there is not much that can be said. How wize it would be to start another question when you barely started this on :-) i do not know.
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comment Do recommended battery charging practices for a laptop apply to an ultrabook (with non-removable battery)?
Oh, I thought you already had a understanding of the issues, from your question. Because your feelings about it were correct, you can treat a battery better if you can remove it. I just do not think that is a reason to not use what you may have. You can Leave it in the device, you can leave it charged , it will evetually die, and NO old li-ion batteries should be disposed of properly, if the battery is way to old, you would not want it in your device any more.
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comment How to access the BIOS in a damaged Sony SVE151C11M
If you know the HD is damaged, it can hold up the whole processes, even back at the bios when the drives get scanned. IF that was the first problem, then changing it , will change things. Nothing has changed on a corrupt or failing or mis-powered Hard drive holding up everything, eventually the requests may time out, and move on to hang again, and you could slowly get to the next stage, but if the HD is bad, it is going to be hard to get anywhere..
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comment What does the minimum spec mean in regards to CPU clock speed
I just do not desire to see a 20 page list or a 3 page analisis when minimum requirements are listed. They are loose, fast , guesstimates of about what you need to use the program, and a good excuse for all the times someone says it runs poorly. Anything else we would hope that persons buying a weak (efficient) computer had read at least the first review or user info about what they were buying.
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comment What does the minimum spec mean in regards to CPU clock speed
Either your overthinking it or they are underthinking it. Most people look at the minimum specs and make an assumption , and just know if thier smaller or mobile device will survive, or be having a terrible time running it or not. no other information is needed. Indeed the actual processing (and any GPU) capabilities are more important than the clock numbers, but most people realise this.
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comment How to access the BIOS in a damaged Sony SVE151C11M
Try the F? buttons (or Del) but do not hold it, instead whoop on it (spam) keep switching it up and down, right after the machine is turned on. The reasons being holding it only will work if you held it at the right moment, holding it before it starts looking even it will not see it. And yes, it is likely that there could be other problems if your screen backlighting never shows
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reviewed Approve Deleted Bookmarks (Chrome)
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comment Deleted Bookmarks (Chrome)
Recovering a file, and recovering the whole file and all the sectors that belongs to it, are 2 different things. while you may have restored the file, the file may not be complete or it may be corrupted. Create in the program a valid bookmarks file item by adding in bookmarks, then view a good one with a HexEditor , then view your recovered file item with the same editor. See if your recovered item, has the proper heading stuff at the top, and whatever ending it may use at the bottom. Incomplete you may be able to put a standard ending on by editing the ending with the editor. Then try.
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comment Will A PCIe Sata Controller help me circumvent AHCI woes?
It will if the board is not willing to be compatable. :-)
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comment Will A PCIe Sata Controller help me circumvent AHCI woes?
ok so now does your board gigabyte.com/products/… support PCI 2.0 specs? Could be when you get around to all the issues you have and can have when setting-up, an upgrade of the (usually lower priced) mini board would, in the long run be better, Just because the capacitors do not live forever (depending on actual use, and heat, and original quality).