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Forum: Graphic Cards 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Hoods
Thanks, yes - confirms what I suspected.

Thanks, yes - confirms what I suspected.
Forum: Graphic Cards 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Hoods
What's needed for setting up multiple monitors ...

Hi Guys - an online friend is currently running a TV from his PC with an HDMI cable, and has asked me this question.

i’m wondering if i can set up a spare monitor into my current setup. my main...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Hoods
In fact I rang Netgear support shortly after our...

In fact I rang Netgear support shortly after our conversation and they were very helpful. They recommended the 6300 because I specifically need both ethernet and wifi. I got one quite reasonably off...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Hoods
Thanks Berton. Seems dual band is essential, so I...

Thanks Berton. Seems dual band is essential, so I will get one of those. I have been looking at the Negtgear R7000 but it's quite expensive, so good to hear other cheaper brands do a good job.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Hoods
Recommend a powerful router

Hi. I recently moved myself and my new laptop to the other end of our house and my wifi signal is pathetic and/or intermittent. I am using a Netgear router I've had for ages, which has a theoretical...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jul 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,317
Posted By Hoods
I said I'd get back to this thread when I got...

I said I'd get back to this thread when I got round to installing the Astrotek PCIE card after a full system install etc., which I have now done. I did that today, and all is well. I did move the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jun 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,317
Posted By Hoods
Thanks a lot for all your input, boys. I...

Thanks a lot for all your input, boys.

I think I'll stick with a USB3 card. I mean my old Etron card worked absolutely fine, until it didn't...I can afford to try a couple of different cards...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jun 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,317
Posted By Hoods
@essenbe, you said ... Can you...

@essenbe, you said ...



Can you elaborate on that, please? Not anything I'm familiar with and none the wiser for Googling it. I can't see what plugs into the sockets of the PCIE card -- looks...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jun 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,317
Posted By Hoods
Well!!! Oldies rock! (When they remember how.) ;)

Well!!! Oldies rock! (When they remember how.) ;)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jun 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,317
Posted By Hoods
Oh how words can confuse. That's what I was...

Oh how words can confuse. That's what I was trying to say, but obviously not very well. Sorry for any confusion! (PC Casegear confirmed it - they're good guys to deal with and where I get most of my...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By Hoods
As is generally the case, I got a solution 30...

As is generally the case, I got a solution 30 seconds after posting from another forum. Not sure if this one is in here but, it's so simple!!

Create/save a text (anything) file on your desktop -...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By Hoods
Missing Pin to Start Menu woes ...

Well, I've just done a clean Windows install, and the Pin to Start Menu option is missing from my context menus. I did everything that I could think of that was obvious, including everything Shawn...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,317
Posted By Hoods
ICit2lol...

ICit2lol (http://www.sevenforums.com/members/icit2lol.html) Just for interest's sake, I rang PC CaseGear this morning and checked with them - they confirmed what I thought, that an external hub won't...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Jun 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,317
Posted By Hoods
Well, having read the specs, that does seem like...

Well, having read the specs, that does seem like a much better option. I thought that a " hub" was just an extension for increasing the number of your existing USB ports, and assumed that such a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Jun 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,317
Posted By Hoods
Ta for that. Unfortunately my ancient computer -...

Ta for that. Unfortunately my ancient computer - which is still excellent with the first released i7 chip - has no MB USB3 ports. (I', assuming you have to piggy back an external off an existing USB3...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Jun 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,317
Posted By Hoods
G'day mate. Did you get another card? I got that...

G'day mate. Did you get another card? I got that card from PC Casegear this week, and the @!#!@$% totally froze my PC. I bought it because a little while ago the old card I had (Etron?) worked...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jan 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Hoods
Well of course now you point that out it's...

Well of course now you point that out it's obvious that'd be the case. Doh. :) Anyway, my paltry needs are well met by the whole deal, so I'm a happy camper. Thanks again!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jan 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Hoods
OK thanks a lot - good suggestion. I have changed...

OK thanks a lot - good suggestion. I have changed the policies on two of my own high-quality USB3 drives and all seems fine, so it probably was a caching issue, but a little difficult to be sure yet...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Dec 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Hoods
Thanks for your replies. I didn't answer before...

Thanks for your replies. I didn't answer before because I was trying to work out what the problem is. It's not consistent. Sometimes I can transfer between two drives as quickly as you'd expect, at...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Dec 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Hoods
Yes, to all of the above - the board works fine...

Yes, to all of the above - the board works fine transferring from PC to a USB device. What I'm asking about is transferring between two USB devices on the same board.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Dec 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Hoods
USB3 to USB 3 on a PCIE card

Hi there - I installed a new Etron 4-port USB3 PCIE card today, and to my surprise it seems not to want to transfer files between two USB3 drives. Is that normal?

(I am going through my PC, which...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Oct 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,004
Posted By Hoods
Excellent LittleJay - that sorted it out, thanks...

Excellent LittleJay - that sorted it out, thanks very much. This is a new problem, as I said, and as I haven't ever changed those settings, it's really odd that the HDDs were set to "sleep" after 5...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Oct 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,004
Posted By Hoods
HDD - delays when accessing

Hi - lately there is some problem with my hard drives taking some time to react again after they've been quiet for a while. I have had my hardware setup for some time now and this delay is recent -...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Sep 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,801
Posted By Hoods
Hi 2x, and thanks for the reply. I should have...

Hi 2x, and thanks for the reply. I should have mentioned the steps I'd already tried, which included all those you suggested. Fortunately I have a recent system backup I can restore so I will do...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Sep 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,801
Posted By Hoods
"No internet access" notification ... but I HAVE access??

This is a bit bizarre - out of the blue, my Internet icon in the task notification area is showing a yellow arrow and telling me I have no internet access - which I do! I guess the connection is...
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