Windows 7 Defrag: 3TB limit, Forced Shutdowns, Optimizing Win7 for Netbooks


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Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to [email protected]. We will also be checking comments for problems, but the email address will let us contact you if needed.
[01:10] Handing the 3TB limit on drives in Windows.
[06:30] How bad is a forced shutdown for your system.
[11:20] How long to wait before turning off hanging shutdown.
[13:05] Can someone tell what files were on my USB drive after taking out?
[15:15] How can user find the biggest files on D: drive?
[16:29] Suspected malware problem.
[19:10] Does switching to Win7 from XP really cut CO2 emissions?
[22:00] Changed number of boot cores and now Windows won't start. [link]
[25:00] How can I optimize Windows for best perf on a netbook?
[26:30] How can I get my old PocketPC working in Windows 7?
[28:00] How to configure Aero settings per user.
[29:52] A sound plays occassionally, how can user find where it's coming from?
[31:17] Rotating screen on a machine for using as eReader.
[32:47] What's the proper way to restart Explorer.exe after ending process?
[34:17] Hardware hacking pick of the week:
Note: Gov will be on vacation for the next two weeks to lock down some things. Keep your questions coming and we'll see you back here in a couple weeks.


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