I had this same problem when I upgraded in place from an XP install, but after a drive wipe and install the annoying thrashing went away in a few days, instead of a few weeks when I installed on top of XP. This site in other languages x. I have talked to people who have told me video files have become choppy after upgrading to Vista. Drive still having a fit. Jan 21, Posts:

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DVD mode does not work in Vista with hyperthreading enabled Startup times vary widely depending on what programs people have loading at startup.

Go back to XP for about a year? So far everything has been working great except one thing is concerning me. Last edited by SFischer1; at Sep 22, Posts: All times are GMT Back to Windows Vista forum 6 total posts.

mybd If your hard drive is filling up for no apparent reason check your Restore size. Jun 27, Posts: So I used Task Scheduler to change it to once every 48 hours unless a Restore point was made for another reason or my system wasn’t idle at the scheduled time.


Mon Jul 07, 8: Please try again now or at a later time. I thought it was supposed to be a rip-off of slocate in unix May 30, at 8: Click Run as administrator.

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Apr 30, Posts: Fri Jul 04, Some of the links have been changed, if you cannot find the proper file, post a message and I will try to find it. Even with the 1GB mhd startup and shut down seems fast, faster than other people’s x86 vista with similar laptop specs.

I don’t care about indexing anyway. Nov 29, Posts: With admin access the program bista fine, except I got a message that I had to click okay to give this program permission to run since it was trying to run as an administrator.

Mine just wouldn’t stop, after two weeks I really, really don’t have that much data. Last edited by rbinck; at Originally Posted by hdinlexky2 Thanks for the response!

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Jan 2, Posts: You are reporting the following post: I am a vsita princess. So far I haven’t come across anything making me regret upgrading to vista.


I have noticed a few minor bugs, for example, when some system popup message myyd, I couldn’t interact or move the MyHD control panel or video preview on computer screen until I acknowledge the message. Click on the System Restore Folder on the left. Tick Decimal instead of Hexadecimal.

You can view your size and even change it but not like you could before. So I set it to index the entire HD and search is now fantastic when you need to find anything on your comp. It does stop eventually, but it’s annoying.