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Forum: Graphic Cards 30 Jun 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 10,433
Posted By hucker
I've seen worse on Ebay form Hong Kong - someone...

I've seen worse on Ebay form Hong Kong - someone trying to sell a molex to 6 pin pci express power adaptor, which was wired in such a way as it would short the 5 volt line with the 12 volt line. I...
Forum: Graphic Cards 30 Jun 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 10,433
Posted By hucker
Maybe someone was looking at the wrong side when...

Maybe someone was looking at the wrong side when they were wiring it up and inverted the pin numbers?

I complained to my Ebay seller telling him about the missing analog pins, and he apologised...
Forum: Graphic Cards 30 Jun 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 10,433
Posted By hucker
I never found out, I threw them away. I should...

I never found out, I threw them away. I should have looked inside as I'm normally inquisitive like you. Please let me know what you find in there!
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 14,120
Posted By hucker
I didn't do any formatting or partitioning...

I didn't do any formatting or partitioning myself, I just booted from the Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit DVD with a brand new unpartitioned 2TB hard disk in the machine. Where am I meant to "set GPT"? Do...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 14,120
Posted By hucker
It seems to have been around for ages, but I...

It seems to have been around for ages, but I suppose nobody has needed to use it yet.



No, the only things in the BIOS boot disk listing are the usual stuff: "Hard Disk", "CDROM", "USB-xxx",...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 14,120
Posted By hucker
There's no need to be rude, I have already...

There's no need to be rude, I have already googled ad nauseum, that's why I'm asking in here.



AHCI is enabled, I always do.

There is only the one hard disk in there. Just a 2TB hard disk...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 14,120
Posted By hucker
So does my board have an outdated EFI or a new...

So does my board have an outdated EFI or a new version? There is no U mentioned in the BIOS settings. It's a brand new board.
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 14,120
Posted By hucker
I keep seeing this UEFI mentioned. But most...

I keep seeing this UEFI mentioned. But most boards I encounter only say EFI, without the U. Is this a failed first attempt that simply won't work?
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 14,120
Posted By hucker
How do I install windows 7 with EFI option?

Am I missing something here? The machine in question has a 2TB disk, so I will just install it with normal mode, but what happens when we start using 3TB disks? Apparently I have to use EFI mode...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Apr 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 980
Posted By hucker
Hmmmm so I'm not actually testing all the memory...

Hmmmm so I'm not actually testing all the memory then?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Apr 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 980
Posted By hucker
Memtest and missing (PCI) memory addresses

If I place a single 4GB stick in my machine and run memtest, I see it's testing only 3.7GB. I assume this is the PCI memory map taking 0.3GB. Does this mean I'm not actually testing all the memory...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Mar 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,636
Posted By hucker
Step one, take out all the screws. Step two,...

Step one, take out all the screws.
Step two, find a torch and scuttle about on the floor looking for the ones you dropped, and the springs that flew out when you opened it.
Step three, break an...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Mar 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,636
Posted By hucker
Yes I always start with the most complicated way...

Yes I always start with the most complicated way to fix something :-)

Not really solved, I want THIS keyboard to work. Please tell me how to dismantle it and repair!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Mar 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,636
Posted By hucker
DOH! I didn't think of that. The problem only...

DOH! I didn't think of that. The problem only exists on this keyboard. And this is the nice wireless one, I don't want to use that 2.99 one :-/
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Mar 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,636
Posted By hucker
Hmmmmm I can make all the other keys not work...

Hmmmmm I can make all the other keys not work properly by changing things in there, but I don't think that's what's stopping the E working right (as all those settings are off). It must be the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Mar 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,636
Posted By hucker
James - no I haven't got any of the ease of...

James - no I haven't got any of the ease of access things ticked.

Seavixen - where did you get that screenshot? I cannot find that subsection in the control panel. The "avoid repeated...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Mar 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,636
Posted By hucker
That didn't help, and I'm not sure why it would. ...

That didn't help, and I'm not sure why it would. That's just a setting controlling how long Windows waits before it repeats ITSELF. My problem is my OWN repeating. I press the key twice quickly,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Mar 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,636
Posted By hucker
Keyboard too slow - can't type double E quickly

Using a Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0.

Every time I type a double E, I only get a single one, unless I pause between each keypress. Other letters don't seem to do it (I suppose I might...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Mar 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 27,118
Posted By hucker
GRRRRRR...... the liveupdate has told me I'm...

GRRRRRR...... the liveupdate has told me I'm running version P04 (this agrees with CPUID). There is a P06, but the online update function says "you are already up to date"! I tried the manual...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Mar 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 27,118
Posted By hucker
I did try that Jumanji, but it just didn't work...

I did try that Jumanji, but it just didn't work for me. I ended up with only the command.com appearing.

I'm trying the fox liveupdate - I never realised that did BIOS too - why didn't they say...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Mar 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 27,118
Posted By hucker
That seems to involve BUYING the files!

That seems to involve BUYING the files!
Forum: General Discussion 11 Mar 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 27,118
Posted By hucker
That's the motherboard of THIS computer. I'm...

That's the motherboard of THIS computer. I'm trying to fix my other one, which has a Foxconn H55A board. For some reason Foxconn don't have windows flashing utilities like every other...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Mar 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 27,118
Posted By hucker
Yes, Foxconn H55A review | Expert Reviews...

Yes, Foxconn H55A review | Expert Reviews (http://www.expertreviews.co.uk/motherboards/1279540/foxconn-h55a)
Or...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Mar 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 27,118
Posted By hucker
Hmmm I tried that but I can't see the bios files...

Hmmm I tried that but I can't see the bios files I copied to it! Only command.com exists when I type dir.

There must be a simpler way. I thought of just using the "safe mode with command prompt"...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Mar 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 27,118
Posted By hucker
Foxconn H55a For every other computer, I've...

Foxconn H55a

For every other computer, I've used the utility in the BIOS setup, or used a Windows based program from the motherboard manufacturer. The instructions for flashing the BIOS on the...
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