The first tip for speed optimization can be used on any application. On many systems, the power setting is set for Balanced, especially for laptop users as this conserves battery power. However, graphic intense applictions and those applications that require your processor to be run optimally, need the CPU to be fully powered. Otherwise, the CPU and RAM will not perform at their specified speeds.
Under the Control Panel for Windows 7, select the High Performance Option.
Second, Microsoft has put out a new version of the .NET Framework, which drives many of the underlying functions in Windows and applications written for Windows 7. Most people have no idea that this exist.
The new version .NET 4.6.2 fixes many issues Windows was experiencing with .NET 4.5.1, which TraceFinder 3.3 and above was installed with. Also, if your IT group or new PC has .NET 4.6 or 4.6.1, Microsoft has suggested that users install the new .NET 4.6.2.
Below is a link to download the framework from Microsoft. Please check with your IT group before making changes on a corporate PC.
You can check your version of .NET Framework in the Control Panel/Add Remove Programs/Programs and Features
The video below demonstrates how to use the Thermo Flexnet system to download your purchased or otherwise software entitlements at anytime, anywhere.
Links to each webinar listed below:
- Configuration and Administrator Console
- Acquisition and Intelligent Sequencing
- How to Develop a Quantitative workflow
- Quantitative Results
- Targeted Screening Methods and Results
- Reporting Engine
This a useful and simple report that is best viewed in Excel.
Click here to download the zip file: Internal Standard Response Chart
Place in the folder: C:\TraceFinderData\3.3\Templates\ReportTemplates
The chart shows the response in a line chart over the entire batch. It should show you the performance of the internal standard and if you have carry-over in samples such as a Solvent or Double-Blank sample. This is useful in determining the health of the system and variability of the assay over time.
The report is currently set up to show 59 samples from the data table. If your data set is typically large or smaller you can adjust the ending row in the series section of the chart dialog. Simply open the editor for this report, double click on the chart and the dialog will open as shown below. Expand the section for the Data Source/Series and enter your typical ending row. Any empty cells will not be charted.