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post #1 of 10
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I know that this sounds simple but hear me out .

I tried this method but I am missing the Settings tab all I have is System protection and remote.


Instructions: Start Menu -> Right-Click Computer -> Properties -> Advanced System Settings -> Settings (Performance) -> Advanced Tab -> Change -> Uncheck Automatically manage -> No paging file -> Set -> OK -> Restart your computer


Any Ideas as to what is going on, any help would be great...thanks
post #2 of 10
Hi Smash,

The "Settings (Performance)" isn't a tab, but under the "Advanced" tab. It should be on that tab when you opem the "Advanced System Settings" from the prior step.

Then there's three "settings..." buttons in three different areas, the top one named "Performance". Choose that one and go to the "Advanced" tab and continue with your steps from there.

/NwP
Edited by NorthWoodPecker - 12/20/11 at 5:16am
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post #3 of 10
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All I see is the System Protection tab open and there is nothing that fits what you described at all and the other tab is Remote and that is it.


This is what I see when I go into Advanced System Settings

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Edited by smash_mouth01 - 12/20/11 at 5:23am
post #4 of 10
Sounds like your OEM copy of Windows is set to hide some settings. It should be right there.
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post #5 of 10
Alright, so what you are missing is the "Advanced system settings" menu option?

You might not have the right permissions to do this.

Is this on your own PC?
Is your user account an administrator account?

/NwP
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post #6 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tout View Post

Sounds like your OEM copy of Windows is set to hide some settings. It should be right there.

Yeah I know what you mean because I have done it before and it was all there before in another install on this machine with this copy of win7
Quote:
Originally Posted by NorthWoodPecker View Post

Alright, so what you are missing is the "Advanced system settings" menu option?
You might not have the right permissions to do this.
Is this on your own PC?
Is your user account an administrator account?
/NwP

I have the advanced system settings but the result is shown in the pic that is all I get in the pop up window,,,also the machine is mine and I assume I am admin.
post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by smash_mouth01 View Post

I have the advanced system settings but the result is shown in the pic that is all I get in the pop up window,,,also the machine is mine and I assume I am admin.

Oh, lol. My browser didn't load the pic before.

That is some odd stuff right there..


If you look under "User Accounts" in the Control Panel and chose "Change account type", do you see your account under the "Administrators" group?

Also, I know it shouldn't make a difference, but have you tried accessing it through Control Panel > System and Security > System?

/NwP
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you guys are not going to believe this, this is what I got going into User Accounts.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by smash_mouth01 View Post

you guys are not going to believe this, this is what I got going into User Accounts.

That is damn wierd... Did you fix this yesterday?

Try running the command "Sysdm.cpl" then go to the "Advanced" tab, and take it from there.

/NwP
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I say backup and reinstall, your system is odd. wth.gif
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