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Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Vortechs
I just used Minitools Partition Wizard to recover...

I just used Minitools Partition Wizard to recover the partition as you suggested.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Vortechs
Sorted, Thanks. :)

Sorted, Thanks. :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Vortechs
HDD accidentally removed under disk management - Can I recover it?

I had two 3TB Seagate HDD's set up as a mirror in disk management, one of them failed about a week ago so I bought a new drive to replace the failed one, after initializing the new drive the failed...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By Vortechs
Thanks Lady. I figured it out, a while ago I...

Thanks Lady.

I figured it out, a while ago I installed Xplorer2 to see what it was like (it's an alternative Windows Explorer program), it was still on the computer but I haven't been using it, as...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By Vortechs
The Mass rename Wizard still works (F2) but I...

The Mass rename Wizard still works (F2) but I find it so confusing, there's too many options, I can never seem to get it to do what I want. I just want the simple version back on the context menu....
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By Vortechs
Yeah, I know how it's supposed to work but if I...

Yeah, I know how it's supposed to work but if I do it 'Rename' is not in the context menu any more :shock:
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By Vortechs
Andrew, I must have missed something when...

Andrew, I must have missed something when resetting the Hosts file, I ran through them again and as soon as I did the Hosts file it stopped. Thank you.
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By Vortechs
Thanks, Andrew. I didn't like the look of that...

Thanks, Andrew. I didn't like the look of that program either so I installed it using Revo-uninstaller so I could completely remove it once I'd tried it out.
I've run all of those successfully and...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By Vortechs
Thanks for the suggestion, I downloaded the...

Thanks for the suggestion, I downloaded the program and ran it but unfortunately it didn't solve the problem.
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By Vortechs
why is dnsrslvr.dll (dnscache) freezing PC every few minutes ?

For the last few months I've had this annoying glitch on my computer every 2 to 10 minutes, everything including the mouse pointer freezes or moves very slowly for 5 or 6 seconds, if I'm on my voip...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jan 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By Vortechs
Is this just me is is it another of MS...

Is this just me is is it another of MS improvements... does anyone else still have 'rename' in the context menu if they select multiple files of the same type?
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By Vortechs
'Rename' gone from context menu for multiple files?

The ability to rename multiple files at once (by selecting all, right clicking them and click rename,) has disappeared from my context menu. I use it often to rename large batches of jpegs. How do I...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Nov 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By Vortechs
I noticed there was no System reserved partition...

I noticed there was no System reserved partition on the drive so I made one and copied the contents over from a fresh win7 install along with the windows boot folder, then I ran the system recovery...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Nov 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By Vortechs
:sarc: Erm... Thanks Greg, PW says "Failed...

:sarc: Erm...

Thanks Greg, PW says "Failed to find Windows directory" so 'check file system' is greyed out, but PW's partition explorer shows the windows system files right there!

Also I'm...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Nov 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By Vortechs
Greg, sorry, I did try out all your suggestions,...

Greg, sorry, I did try out all your suggestions, I forgot to take a snap of the PW drive shot at the time - I just ran through all of it again, here's the pic. I wont be doing a fresh install of...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Nov 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By Vortechs
No luck with rebuilding the BCD unfortunately. ...

No luck with rebuilding the BCD unfortunately.

Is there any way at all to force windows 7 to do a Repair Installation when booted from the original install DVD? So I dont get Gotcha'd by this:
...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Nov 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By Vortechs
I've been reading around and come to the same...

I've been reading around and come to the same conclusion. I just tried to restore my backup image using Acronis true image, everything went OK but it still wont boot. There are 3 partition images in...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Nov 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By Vortechs
OK, I've formatted and reinstalled Win7 on one of...

OK, I've formatted and reinstalled Win7 on one of my SSD's it boots fine no problem. I've reattached my mirrored 3TB data drives and am trying to restore the system image that is stored on the drive....
Forum: General Discussion 13 Nov 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By Vortechs
Thanks, I've already tried all of that except...

Thanks, I've already tried all of that except formatting and I want to save the OS on the drive. I used to work in the local computer store, lol.
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By Vortechs
I just spoke to Asus technical support, he...

I just spoke to Asus technical support, he thought it was raid related and said it must be a raid problem in the OS or BIOS. I then explained I've tried a new bios chip and replaced the os with a...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By Vortechs
Yes, it was in ACHI using windows 7 software raid...

Yes, it was in ACHI using windows 7 software raid 1 (mirrored). I tried factory defaults and cleared the CMOS by removing the on board battery on both the bios chips, I just tried it again and tried...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Nov 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By Vortechs
I've tried the factory defaults, and I'm not...

I've tried the factory defaults, and I'm not overclocking. The bios update was done from a bootable USB key following instructions on the Asus site. I suspected the new bios was in some way...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Nov 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By Vortechs
No boot after BIOS upgrade - please help!

I updated my Asus P8Z68-V LX motherboard from the first BIOS edition to the most recent, the update went OK with no apparent problems, now when I reboot the machine it gets to the windows 7 screen...
Forum: Media Center 22 Sep 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 779
Posted By Vortechs
Hi Guys, Thanks for all the help... I've...

Hi Guys, Thanks for all the help...

I've got the solution. Go to TASK MANAGER > SERVICES (TAB) and click the SERVICES button.
Sort the services by name and find "Human Interface Device Access"...
Forum: Media Center 21 Sep 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 779
Posted By Vortechs
IR Remote Control Problem

I have an infra-red remote control that I've been using for a couple of years, I only use for system volume and play, pause & stop on VLC player. Looks like this:...
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