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Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 224
Views: 40,317
Posted By 3D Jed
warning - the software mentioned in this thread...

warning - the software mentioned in this thread creates folders that are almost impossible to delete. You get the msg 'you do not have permission to delete this folder' etc. I have had 'take...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By 3D Jed
When you delete stuff, it just deletes the name...

When you delete stuff, it just deletes the name and marks the space used by the file on the HDD as available. If you then use the computer, that available space may be overwritten. Any recovered...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By 3D Jed
If, like me, you use software that needs a lots...

If, like me, you use software that needs a lots of muscle eg 3D renders, then hardware has really changed in the last 4 years. When I started using this forum around 2010 I was using an i7-930. It...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 326
Posted By 3D Jed
I think a HDMI-DVI cable is better than using a...

I think a HDMI-DVI cable is better than using a HDMI-DVI adapter + DVI cable because an adapter + plug together is longer than just a plug, and so gives more leverage so slight possibility of damage...
Forum: Software 3 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By 3D Jed
Can't be done. AFAIK Maya is 64 bit from 2014....

Can't be done. AFAIK Maya is 64 bit from 2014. You should get an earlier 32 bit version or (pref) upgrade your system to 64 bit. A lot of high end graphics software is 64 bit only nowadays eg...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 326
Posted By 3D Jed
The 1st link looks like the cable I used to go...

The 1st link looks like the cable I used to go from HDMI (pc) to DVI (monitor). I'm not sure about HDMI w/internet - guess it's for smart TV's. DVI-I only comes into the question when you have just a...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 326
Posted By 3D Jed
Bear in mind that there are 2 types of DVI socket...

Bear in mind that there are 2 types of DVI socket on a pc -

DVI-D just carries the digital signal
DVI-I has digital and analog signals ( I = integrated )

if the pc has DVI-I, you can use an...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By 3D Jed
A DVD is a bit of an overkill for 30 minutes of...

A DVD is a bit of an overkill for 30 minutes of audio. If your pc has 'record what you hear' (aka stereo mix), I'd say play the program on iPlayer and record the audio using Audacity etc. Then burn...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 5 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By 3D Jed
Did you buy the laptop new or second hand?

Did you buy the laptop new or second hand?
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 5 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By 3D Jed
1. on 2 different windows 7 machines, I got the...

1. on 2 different windows 7 machines, I got the setup screen recently. I just clicked recommended settings and WMP now opens straight to video

2 on my computers, the WMP versions are :
Windows 7...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 5 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By 3D Jed
WMP setup - LOL I thought it was just me - seemed...

WMP setup - LOL I thought it was just me - seemed to happen after the last patch Tuesday, so maybe an update.

I'm not sure if WMP can rotate a video, but VLC can - see snip

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Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By 3D Jed
The Wacom pen + tablet you linked to is just an...

The Wacom pen + tablet you linked to is just an alternative to using a mouse. Some graphic artists use them with Photoshop etc. I have a cheaper version, but prefer using a mouse. A Wacom pen doesn't...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By 3D Jed
I don't think video editing is possible on that...

I don't think video editing is possible on that Netbook - I'm surprised Windows 7 Ultimate even runs on 1GB ram. You might just get Avidemux to work on that machine (handles avi, mp4, mpeg, mkv). The...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By 3D Jed
I'm not a gamer, but I seem to remember reading...

I'm not a gamer, but I seem to remember reading somewhere that games aren't very multi-threaded. Stuff I do uses all the cores/threads I can afford - video editing, 3D rendering etc. Look at the 3rd...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By 3D Jed
1. I've seen some unscrupulous sellers on Ebay...

1. I've seen some unscrupulous sellers on Ebay advertising amazing 6GHz computers (and higher), but when you read the spec you only get some old dual core Pentium that the seller says is 2 x 3GHz ie...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By 3D Jed
The left folder is the FF download window, which...

The left folder is the FF download window, which can be cleared without deleting anything. The right folder is just the Windows download folder found at

C:\users\<your name>\Downloads

see snip...
Forum: Graphic Cards 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,194
Posted By 3D Jed
Utter nonsense. An analog meter (measuring...

Utter nonsense.

An analog meter (measuring volts) takes a small amount of current from the circuit via the probes and uses it to drive a sensitive meter needle. This loads the circuit slightly,...
Forum: Graphic Cards 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By 3D Jed
DDR means double data rate. The data is...

DDR means double data rate. The data is transferred on the leading and trailing edges of the clock pulse. 1600MHz ram has a clock speed of 800MHz, but the DDR means this is equivalent to 1600MHz. I...
Forum: Graphic Cards 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By 3D Jed
the 2 referred to here 667 is correct. 667 x...

the 2 referred to here

667 is correct. 667 x 2 = 1333. All is good there.

is the 2 from DDR ie double data rate
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 2,056
Posted By 3D Jed
you're welcome

you're welcome
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 2,056
Posted By 3D Jed
Malwarebytes say their free version can remove...

Malwarebytes say their free version can remove Cinema-Plus

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?/topic/152570-removal-instructions-for-cinema-plus/

when installing Malwarebytes, make sure...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By 3D Jed
2GB isn't much RAM for x64 Ultimate, especially...

2GB isn't much RAM for x64 Ultimate, especially if running several programs. I doubt that the laptop was sold with that setup. I suggest either get more RAM or install x86.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By 3D Jed
Don't know if you're overclocking, so this might...

Don't know if you're overclocking, so this might not be any help - I have 2 * 4770K's in my little render farm (both @ stock speeds), in this screenshot you can see one running stock Intel cooler and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 727
Posted By 3D Jed
I have 10 x64 running in VMware workstation 10....

I have 10 x64 running in VMware workstation 10. If the OP goes down this route (prob with the free VMware player), he should be aware that the VM has to be allocated RAM. I have an 8GB system and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By 3D Jed
my spidey sense tells me this is about 'trial'...

my spidey sense tells me this is about 'trial' period running out - I only reinstall when I have major hardware changes.
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